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HELP IH THE WAR tittle Stories From Real Life Illustrating How They Back Up Uncle Sam. LIBERTY BONDS TEACHTHREFT Encourage Saving Habit in Those Who Never Saved Before Great Crisis Demands the Best From All of Us. By HERBERT MYRICK. President of the National Farm Power Group of Agricultural 'Papers. Did you read tljet item In the news papers the other day, of a one-time distinguished and prosperous citizen of Chicago who died suddenly in the hospital, unknown, alone,, unloved? He was an old man, a victim of ad versity, forgotten by the acquaintances of his prosperity. The authorities were about to consign the body to the pot ters' field when they found in his pock et a Liberty bond for $50 and a cer tificate of a fraternal lodge to which he had once belonged. That society was notified and gave him a Christian burial, the undertaker and cemetery accepting the bond in payment. fpr coffin and lot. Jamie, We Salute You! A good man and true is Jamie Bliss, age five years, who lives with mamma and papa on a farm near Eau Claire, Wis. Jamie had heard all the discus sion about Liberty bonds and Thrift stamps, and, not yet being established In business for himself, was puzzled a little to know how such a little boy could have a part in this great un dertaking. At the same time he learn ed how sorely our fighting men need wool and the great idea came to him. Without consulting anyone, Jamie started about the farm harvesting from hedges and wire fences the little wisps of wool left there as his father's sheep pastured. As a result of his expedition Jamie came Into the house with his pockets and Inside of his waist bulging with wool. Mamma Bliss was somewhat astonished when he explained that he was gathering wool to sell so he could buy Thrift stamps, but being a wise mother, she saw the point quickly. Since then Honorable Jamie, wool gatherer to Uncle Sam, makes daily ex cursions into the sheep pasture. Al ready his wool has purchased two $5 War Savings stamps and a good start toward another one. This, folks, Is something which was not taught out of i book, but It is a sample of the patriotic citizenship now growing up, ready tc stand at the helm a few decades hence. Becoming, a Bondholder. Among my friends for years Is a hard-working farmer with wife and several children. He never^ seemed to quite "get there." Though he work ed hard, he just lacked the knack of getting a bit ahead. During the past year he seemed to have prospered. When I saw him last week he said: "It's tins way: I subscribed $50 for a Liberty bond last year, and simply had fo pay for it. 1 did so by paying In every dollar I could spare, instead of spending money for things we could just as well do without. It is curious how one accumu lates if they go at it that way. "I see now .that one reason why I never saved any money was because I didn't have anything like this to take my cash a little at a time. I used to think that I would begin saving when I had my bills paid and $25 to the good, buz I have discovered at this late date that the way to do it is to save a little at a time and put it by as you get it. I have been surprised to find that the same is true of so many other farmers, especially renters. What they have put Into the Liberty bond is money that would have slipped through their fingers. They would have nothing to show for .It, whereas now they have got a bond earning good interest, while their money Is helping to lick the kaiser. My first bond la now paid in full and I am beginning to save up my subscription to the fourth Liberty bond." This reminds me of still another case where the boys and girls have earned and saved along with their parents until their subscription for each of the three Liberty loans are now paid up. They did not see how they could raise the money for their first subscription, but their second was double that, and the third was still larger. The oldest boy was taken by the draft, which made the family ail the more determined. The mother Is saving her egg money, each of the children has a bit of a garden from which they are selling stuff, one of the girls is a member of the pig club, and the oldest boy still at home has quarter of -an acre of onions that promises a splendid crop. The fa ther is harvesting a heavy crop of UBERTY BOND IN FIRE Mixed With Newspapers It Was Used for Kindling. Mrs. Charles Stoeckel of George town, Del., found It rather cool and damp one day recently and decided to kindle a little wood fire In one of her stoves. She used an old newspaper or two picked up from the center tabled *o start the wood. Among the papers jras a $50 Liberty bond, which her husband had just purchased at the wheat, and last spring made up his mind to devote not less than one third of the proceeds to the war. This one family is planning to subscribe $1,000 for the fourth Liberty loan, and if all goes well, will be able to pay down nearly half the amount A Horde of Huns at Your Door. You know what they would do to you and your womena fate far worse than death. You know how Hups have laid bare the countryside they have conqueredno animal or plant al lowed to survive, even trees and vines cut off close to the ground. Rural homes demolished, barns burned. You know how the Boches enslave the farmers of Belgium, Poland, the Ukraine. Words cannot depict the horror of it. To prevent the same thing happen ing right here to you and your fam ily, to your own community, state and nationthat Is what our boys are fighting for "over there." It is a question of right over might! Shall liberty be destroyed by slavery? This is the question the war is to an swer for you and me and for genera tions yet unborn. This final struggle for the survival of the fittest among humans demands every ounce of our energy, every cent of our money. Noble men and wom en are patriotically devoting some or all of their time, without money and without price, to help Uncle Sam win a victory. Others ore giving produce or money to the good cause. Millions of our healthiest young men, the very seed of the race, are sacrificing their lives that you and I and others may live in peace. The very least that each of us can do now is to lend our money to Uncle Sam so that he will have the funds with which to fight. The war is cost ing billions. The only way the gov ernment "can get the money Js to bor row it from the people or tax it out of them. The more the public lends to the government, the less taxes it will have to pay. You can help In this crisis by sub scribing to the fourth Liberty loan. These government bonds are the safest Investment on earth. They are abso lutelygood. They yield good interest You can get your Interest money twice a year. If you .have to use your prin cipal, you can sell your bond any min ute, or you can use It as security at the bank to borrow for temporary wants. The latter is the better way, because it doesn't help the government any for you to sell your bond or for somebody else to buy your bond. Get your bond direct from the government then your money gr direct to "the government and will be used by It to pay the wages of soldiers and sailors and to furnish the ships and munitions with which they shall win the vic tory. Must Do Our Beat It is up to each of us to do not our bit but our best. It's a question of life or death. Simplify, economize, go without things, so that the effort, time, thought and money thus saved may be transmuted into the things that shall enable the American flag to fly over Berlina symbol of the new civiliza tion which is to insure peace through victory In our rural homes, on our farms, in the trenches, in other branches of serv ice, in subscriptions to the Liberty bonds and War stamps, our American farmers have repeatedly gone over the top. Their efforts, their patriotism, their loyalty, have been universally recognized. Now In this fourth Lib erty loan our rural folks will show the same generous confidence in the eternal principles of human liberty and of self government that were cham pioned by those Middlesex farmers: "Their flags to April breeze unfurled. Who fired the shot heard 'round the world." GOES WOOING IN AN AIRSHIP Maiden's Neighbors In London 'Sub urb Have Fears for Their Roofs. London.A pretty bit of chivalry was seen in a London suburb the other day. Early In the morning the knight errant was out on his airplane and was flying lowso low as to make the ten ants of the terrace anxious about their roofs. On the miniature lawn In the center of the 30-foot garden the maiden wait ed until there fluttered down through the morning mist a little streamer of white material. It missed the garden and fell into the roadway. The maiden rushed out and picked up iher love letter. The neighbors' curtains resumed their stillness', and the little episode of these grim days was closed. Discard Hun Music Books. San Francisco.Because several songs In the music books used in Cali fornia public schools savored of Ger man origin, with perhaps a trace of the well-known German propaganda in them, the state board of education has decreed that the books must go into the discard. A new series has been prepared for the pupils, which. It is announced, Is "free from all Germao taint" bank for his daughter. Vellle, and had laid on the table until he could pre sent It The bond was burned to ashes, but Stoeckel trying to get a new one. as he has tb- number and the bank officials distinctly remembei him buying it Build Ship in Fifteen Days. Workman, Clark A Co., shipbuilders ,at Belfast Ireland, have achieved a world's record in completing an 8.000- ton standard vessel in fifteen days al ter she was launched. THE TOMAHAWK. WHITE EARTH, MINN. NewsoftheState 0 Condensed for Busy Folks Albert Lea.Trial of the "cash and carry" system by Albert Lea grocer* is resulting in a reduction in prices of food commodities to consumers. St. Paul.Heirs of Charles E. Otis have paid inheritance taxes of $2,075 on his estate, valued at $137,441, ac cording to a report issued by Claude S. Brown of the state legal depart ment. St. Paul.The prospect of a viva cious milkmaid to administer unto bovines at the city workhouse is not at all remote, according to H. W. Austin, general superintendent. Men are not to be had. Stillwater.C. A. Smith, who is being held in the Washington county jail*to await the action of the Chi sago county grand jury, is passing his spare time by knitting woolen socks for the Red Cross. Minneapolis.Arthur, outrageously curious, as most bears are, bit $205 worth of flesh from the hand of Frank Gorman at the Al. G. Barnes wild animal menagerie. It cost that much for the management to settle. Rochester.-rMrs. Frank James of Wagoner, Okla., a patient at the Mayo hospital here, was run down and killed by an automobile driven by Miss Lila Reiter, daughter of Mayor Reiter of this city. Miss Reiter was not held. Farmers living in the Bear River and Little Swan countries are eager to begin sheep raising. They believe that the council could purchase a car load of sheep at the lowest price. The sheep could then be sold to the far mers. St. Cloud.Plans have been com pleted for the organization of a Min nesota Motor Reserve corps to pro vide speedy conveyance of Home Guards to scenes of disturbance. About fifty automobile owners have signed for volunteer memberships. Morris.Commercial fertilizer tests being made at the West Central School p*Y Agriculture, located here, are at tracting wide attention. The work is in connection with the campaign to increase, yields on old lands, and lands where plant food supply is low. St James.Mrs John Gorman, wife of an Omaha road engineer, was killed in an automobile accident on the Long Lake road. Her father, W. R. Wyre, recently bought an automobile. Mrs. Gorman was learning to drive. The car went over an embankment. St. Clottd.John Hartlnger, who was brought before the authorities charged with saying that the United States had better confine Its attentions to getting Villa, and other remarks of a seditious character, has again been taken into custody on similar charges. An investigation is being made con cerning his record. St. Paul.Sixty-six state deputy oil inspectors must wait until next year for payment of fees aggregating $8,000. Only those of Minneapolis, St. Paul and Duluth receive salaries. The sit uation is due to the upsetting of the precedent of paying fees for the last of the state fiscal year ending July 31, from the appropriation for the fol lowing year. Hibbing.On information received by members of the Hibbing Gun club that illegal hunting was promiscuous in the Sturgeon Lake district, Game Warden George E. Woods visited that region and arrested Charles Sands, Frank Calwejl and William Bartlett, for killing deer and moose in the closed season. In municipal court all three entered pleas of guilty and were fined $52.50 each or 50 days at the county work farm. Wabasha.Sheriff Julius Boehlke discovered that his 14-year-old pris oner, Harry Jacoby, who is held here in the county jail on a charge of mur der, had completed preparations tc escape. The prisoner, with the aid of a tin spoon handle, had opened the window casings and removed the weights. These, with an iron bar tak en from a radiator, were the tools with which he removed a three-foot square of plaster and two thicknesses of brick. Aurora.The slacker drive here re sulted in fifty men being sent over to Eveleth, where their cases are being considered. In addition to Aurora and the mines, the Home Guards covered Pike River, Embarrass, Waasa and Palo farming districts. In the Waasa district at a camp near a lake eight men were caught by Captain Blanch ette. It is believed they had been netting and dynamiting fish and living almost entirely in the woods for some time in order to evade the draft. St. Paul.Wheat hoarders of Brown, Nicollet, Redwood, Blue Earth. Ren ville and Cottonwood counties, dis covered under an investigation being conducted by Vidian B. Vye, special representative of the food adminis tration, at Sleepy Eye, Minn., were obliged to surrender 7,000 bushels of wheat during the past week. In the past three weeks Mr. Vye has pro cured 20,000 bushels of wheat that should have been placed on the mar ket not later than May 15 last. Winona.Two persons were burned but escaped serious injury in a mys terious explosion of a bottle of nitric acid at the drug store of W. A. Harge shelmer. He was burned about the face, arms and hands and Mrs. Ben Morrison, a patron of the store, re ceived chest, arm and hand burns. Minneapolis.Dazed by a blow on the head, struck by the driver of an automobile delivery truck who had invited him for a ride. Gustave Nel son, 55 years old, St. Paul, was found wandering by the Minneapolis police. Nelson's valuables a watch and about $15, were missing. .lr. '._.- Hastings.John Droback, 45 years old, who had been sentenced to the Washington county jail on a disorder ly conduct charge, committed suicide by hanging. Moorhead.The army worm has been found in one Clay county town ship, and county officials have taken steps to localize the destructive work of the pest Brainerd.Nine men of the 1918 draft registrants have volunteered as chauffeurs and will be sent to the school for chauffeurs at Indianapolis, Ind., Aug. 15. Hibbing.The St. Louis County Agricultural society is planning to interest the village council of Hib bing in the purchase of sheep for the local farming district. Crosby.W. H. Bamberg, president of the Bamberg Exploration company, dropped dead at"his home here. He had1 been suffering from leakage of the heart. A widow survives. Minneapolis.Summer school at the University of Minnesota has closed. Registration for the first se mester of the coming academic year will begin on September 11. Winona.Although a dog lying a sleep in the same room was killed, the. family of H. P. Felgate, on Prai rie Island, near here, escaped unhurt when lightning hit the residence. Rochester.Billy Sunday, for the first time since his operation at the Mayo hospital, took the prohibition stump when he addressed the Mayo staff and a large number of citizens. Moorhead.Howard Wilson, a far mer, who was accused of hoarding wheat, has purchased $1,000 worth of thrift stamps and donated $1,000 to the Red Cross, it was announced to day. Baudette.The best hay crop ever harvested here is in full swing and farmers are jubilant over the crops thus far. Last year many had to sell their stock because of lack of feed. St. Paul.Gov. J. A. A. Burnquist will be the principal orator at the laying of the corner stone of the new state normal school at Bemidji, Au gust 10. Judge C. W. Stanton will be the master of ceremonies. Moose Lake.John Erving, a far mer, living near Kettle River, who Is believed to be insane, -set fire to his buildings following a quarrel with his wife. Erving drove his wife and daughter from their home. St. Cloud.!Peter N. Lahr, chairman of the Stearns county commissioners, has been appointed to act as thresh ing machine inspector. He will co operate with the National Grain Threshermen's Division in Stearns Threshermen's Division in Stearns county. His object is te save grain during threshing. Yirginia.Leo Lieberman, a tailor, found more than $100 in a handker chief on the street. He advertised and a lot of claimants demanded the money, but none was able to identify the wealth and he. presented the Red Cross with $25 of his find and he said that he would give the rest to the Jewish war relief fund. Minneapolis.A falling off of nearly 40 per cent in enlistments during July over the preceding month was reported in a statement issued by Maj. John D. Yost, recruiting officer for the Minnesota district. Less than 700 men were secured in the state, but the statement added that a general slump in enlistments was noted throughout the country. S Paul.More than 19,600,000 pounds of binder twine have been shipped this season from the State Prison plant at Stillwater. The fig ures were given out by Chairman Ralph W. Wheelock of the State Board of Control and it was announced that a limited number of new orders for early deliveries will be accepted now. Glyndon.The potato crop in the Glyndon district has not been blighted, according to a survey just completed of over 22,000 hills of potatoes by E. D. Sylverster, agriculturist of the Giyndon high school, and H. C. Boyle. The slight trace of blight found was less than two per cent, and it is ex pected, Mr. Sylvester says, that the district will produce an exceptionally fine seed potato this year., Hibbing A survey for war pur poses is to be made in Hibbing soon of all girls and women employed in various industries. A corps of clerks will call and submit questionnaires to be filled out. The object of the sur vey is to ascertain in what occupa tions women are engaged in Hibbing, to determine If they have taken the places of soldiers in service and at what salaries and to assist the state in the granting of widow's pensions. Bemidji.The Bemidji Manufactur ing company, a local organization, is now engaged in the manufacture of one million reels on which barbed wire to be sent abroad for use by the government will be wound. The or der was received but recently and is an innovation, hardwood having been used almost exclusively for these reels in the past. The local company is manufacturing them out of tamarack and birch. The reels are shipped "knocked down," so constructed that only eight nails are to be used in as sembling them. The shipment will require fifty box cars, with about 2,000 bundles to a car. St. Paul.Minnesota ranks fifth among all the states in the Union in the population per automobile and the total number of cars in each state. There is one automobile owner for every twelve inhabitants and the total number of cars in the state is 199.099. Iowa heads the list with a car for ev ery eight people. Brainerd.The state has installed two inspectors at Thirteenth and ak streets who are to count' cars, wagons and other traffic on the streets for several days. The purpose le to de termine the amount of travel on state highways Nos. 1 and 3. Help Slvnead^ say, waiter, haven't you forgotten the sugar?" Tin sorry, sir, but we can't serve any now," was the reply. "Oh, come, I really can't drink any tea without sugar?" "Well, sir," returned the waiter, suddenly struck with a brilliant idea, "just you try and Imagine your self with plenty and a lump will come Into your throat!"London Tit-Bits. The Proper Spirit. "Buy a flower, sir?" The very prosperous looking gentle man stopped and permitted the very pretty girl to fasten carnation In his buttonhole. Then he handed her a quarter. "What is this for?" he asked. "You have fed a Belgian baby," was the reply. "Nonsense," said the Vher, adding a $5 bill to his contribution, "you can't do It. Here, take this, and buy a regular meal for the baby." No Slacker. MarsWhy don't you fight? The Man In the MoonMy night work is essential. A married mnn seldom gets the lust word because of his inability to keep awake. Westphalia, Germany, In 1917 had 25,000 child criminals. Every one knows that the after-eat ing nansea, belching, that wretched, bloated, "lumpy" feeling, sour stom ach, heartburn, food repeating, and other forms of indigestion ana dvs Eot epsia are far more frequent daring weather. It is the time when yon have to guard constantly against an upset stomach and tile many ills that are always apt to follow. Then again we have the world's war to win with the change of diet and extra work which means we mast all care fully guard our stomachs this year keep ourselves fit and torn. *A marvelous relief and prevention has been found for stomach sufferers, which makes it possible for yon to eat Ibe things yon like best without a Tempting veal loaf THAT is more tempting YY for a summerluncheon than Libby's savory Veal Loaf! Prettilygarnished it makes a dainty yet sub stantial dish and one all ready to put on the table! OrderLibby'sVeal Loaftoday. You will want it always on yourshelvesforquick lunch eonsfor unexpected guests. Libby, McNeill Libby, Chicago When Our Own Harvest Requirements Are Completed United States Help Badly Needed Harvest Hands Wanted Military demands from a limited population have made such a scarcity of farm help in Canada that the appeal of the Canadian Government to the United States Government for Help to Harvest the Canadian Grain Crop of 1918 Meets with a request for all available assistance to GO FORWARD AS SOON AS OUR OWN CROP IS SECURED The Allied Armies must be fed and therefore it is necessary to save every bit of the crop of the ContinentAmerican and Canadian. Those who respond to this appeal will get a Warn Welcome, Good Wages, Good Board and Find Comfortable Homes A card entitling the holder to a rate of one cent per mile from Canadian. boundary points to destination and return will be given to all harvest applicants. Every facility will be afforded for admission into Canada and return to thar United States. Information as to wages, railway rates and routes may be had from the UNITED STATES EMPLOYMENT SERVICE MINNEAPOLIS. ST. PAUL. DULUTH Resourceful Waiter. He was one of those Individuals who would have their ten sweet, and that unspeakable waiter had forgotten to bring hlin any sugar. Accordingly ho called the unhnppy man to him nnd usked: MI Harvest Cold Water. A lady warned her new gardener that her husband had nn irritating hab it of disparaging everything he saw in the greenhouse, nnd of ordering with reckless extravagance, in spite of It being wartime, all manner of new plants. "On no account humor him," she said. "Whatever he says, throw cold water on him, or be will completely ruin us." The gardener looked surprised. "Mu'm," he said, "if he orders me to pitch every plant in the, place on the rubbish heap 1 shan't ever have the pluck to douse him In cold water. Won't It do us well If I get drain of warm water out of the boiler, and let It trickle gently down his neck?" Important to Mothers Examine carefully every bottle of CASTORIA, that famous old remedy for infants and children, and see that it Bears the Signature of4 In Use for Over 80 Years. Children Cry for Fletcher's Castorin The Proper Kind. "I am going to nn illustrated lecture on aviation.** "Will the illustration be by skylight?" Quite Apropos. "The neighbors are betting on who has the best lawn." "I'll wager some of them will take to hedging." Men seldom follow good advice un less they pay for it. Even left-handed women stick up for their rights. lo This After You Eat Hot Weather "Out of Fix" Stomachs Easily Put Right When hot weather comes, stomach and bowel miseries begin. Strong, Bound stomachs as well as weak ones ere easily affected by the harmful gases and acids so often produced in the things we eat and drink during hot weather. WinterNature's ice box, is gonehot weather breeds the poisonous germs that cause pto maine poison in all its many forms. single unpleasant thought of what may follow. EATONIC Tablets, good tasting, quick acting, and absolutely harmless, have already proven an un told blessing to thousands of people. One or two EATONIC Tablets after meals work wonders. They sweeten and purify the stomach by neutraliz ing the trouble-making acids and gases and stop the griping pains of indiges tion and other stomach and bowel disturbances. And the best part oWt isyoa can be your own judge. Just try EATONIC. Let your own stomach tell yoa the truth. If you are not pleased then they don't cost yon one penny. Druggists are amazed at the aston ishing reports from EATONIC users, who have found EATONIC a quick, wonderful relief for stomach ailments. Bo we tell yoa to get a Urge box of EATONIC from your druggist, whom rou know and can trust, and then EATOMIC is no* suited lo your case. return It to yoar druerist as once and set back your money. That's a fair, square offer. Krery person to arced to make the teat. Let roar own stomach tea yoa the troth. So start oafs* JLaTONB? today.