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CAGE I IX
OTTAWA FKKE TTJADEU-JOITRNA L.
MEXICO MAY CHEAPEN PESOS
Cnldr Reducing Quantity f Silvir
to Prevent Experts.
The Meilcnn Kovfrnraent Is consid
ering mean nf decreasing the amount
ttt illver !n Mexican coins. The com
mittee on monetary reform la the
chamber of deputies baa proposed a
standnrd peso of 74 centigrams pure
gold cs a basic cola. The silver peso
would contain 13 frami 536 milligrams
of silver.
The plan is to make the intrinsic
value of the silver coin les than that
of the (old so that there would be no
inducement to export the former on
acconnt of the high price of precious
metal in foreign markets.
SAVES MONEY FEEDING
UNCLE SAM'S TROOPS
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2. 1917.
rUNKIN fit IS BEST OF ALL! npr'"
trim
Man's Mouth (.till
HOPE FOR FLAT-FOOTED
Marin
Cur
Corps Physicians Have
fer Rejection Defect
Owing" to the number of otherwise
splendid applicants rejected from the
fnited States marine corps fnr flat
feet. Marine corps examining pnyl
clans have issued this list of simple
exercises and pointers, which, if fol
lowed, they say, will remedy that ail
ment. Walk with toes of each foot faint
ing to the front; in straight line, il
possible. Stand with toes turned In;
raise body on toes, slowly, ns high
possible. Rest a second, tin n with
body borne on toes, lewer slowly tlcva
to floor and repeat
Inexperienced Man Fills All Gov-
ernment Requirements and
Makes Some.
How an Inexperienced man can feed
government troops ami save tuoiivv on
; the Job is being demonstrated at
Camp Taylor by Lucas I.iraolu.
Lincoln is mess sergeant of the 42d
company, fifth battalion. lie was or.e
of the tlrsc drafted men t go from
flurtltolomew county, having volun
teered out of his regular order of obli
gation. He is a Htu of Williuu 11. Lin
coln, a furniture manufacturer here,
iii.il is married.
In a letter Kme, Liucolu tells bow
he is feediug H3 men for Ies tlmn 'J7
cents each h day. He says the food M
well cooked, and thut the men have
plenty. A s.-.mple menu. Inclosed in i
the letter, blows when? Lincoln miitli-
a saving of 17.38 on the government's j
food allow ern e for the three im uls l
scheduled, lor breakfast the men hud ;
hntuburger sieuk, bt.cuits unit ynii.
hushed brona Jotatoes and coftVt. The
dinner met u mus vegetable n.uu, uuuu- '
rofii and cheese, bread and hot t'H.
and peac!i cobbler. For uiit the
men hud tiolied bam, nnihed jKitatoes,
Itfeud and vruj, Iced tea und stewed i
prunes.
Water When He
Think of the Kind That Mother
Used to Make.
To a man still young enough to re-J
member suffldmtly fur back Into his!
boyhood years to the time when he j
had never had enough desert in his!
life, ther is no word in the LtielMi
luriifiinsre sn siiwMve t tMitlwome,
lickerish Joy s pie. rd.-iin pie .ar-i
timlttrly -.iinkin." j
Yon can't sp"ll ptinkln pic wltl art'
"tn" and a "p." declares writer In the :
Milwaukee .lotnnal. l'miipkin pie is!
the kind one gets In resiutirnnN. tin-:
vored with cloves and allspice. "Pun-'
kin" pie has i lnriMmon atxl ainL'er in !
partners of war the terrihli'
alllaiice of. the prayer b.iok.
Jilattne. jiesillence and famine con
fined to the civil populations. They
played equal havoc In the ranks of the
armies theniseivev.
Even as recently as the days of (U
tavns Ailolphns that great captain is
ald to have broken np hi winter quar
ters and beirtin bis vuimm-r eampaisn
nearly two months earlier than he bad
intended. Iici-atixe nt the rate at
which his soldiers were ilylmj from dis
ease In their huts and barracks he
would soon have had no army left to
campaign with.
HailstO' m Insurance In Germany.
Hailstorm Insurance Is more exten
sively carried on lu Germany than In
any other country. IHirln-; the Inst
4" years th (icr'iian hail insurance
companies, have collected the enormous
sum of 1,144.709.000 murks (mark
'..'3.8 cents). In premiums, and bnv
paid out .KVJ.4ifl.OtiO marks In Indemni
ties. I luring the year IMS the coin
pa tiles realized a profit of 7,W0,!)75
marks, which was much In excess of
their average earnings, and the busi
ness of the year showed an Increase
In Insured values of 4ft4.Wfl.flOO marks,
Scientific American.
Kicked Himself to Freedom.
Prisoner of war have had many
thrilling adventures in their attempts
It, nnd sometimes a hint of nn tinmen-i to escape across the dVrmtin frontier.
lionahle bemiy fluid about v. hi h one but it would be hard to find a more re
would not dare ask mother. And of ! niarkable story than the following, told
all the stnaeklng. amhrosiul delicacies j In a hutch paper : Four ltrltMi es
catalogued under the genus ,,pk." the1 i-aped prisoner of war. one Freticb-tit-sf
s "punkiti." f man and seven Itttssiaiis arrived at
There are other kinds, of course ' tilden'aal, besides two (lertnan desert
apple, peach, cherry, stpmsli. blttebrrry. ) ers. An amusing linident took place
custard, lemon, mince and every one : In the case of one of the Itusslan.
probably has Its value In the world.' He was seized by the :.nimu sentry
Some people even may prefer them. ! when In the tu t of crossing the froii-
IDIOM laOT WATER
IDF YOU MBWE A
COMPLEXION
Say we can't help but look
better and feel better
after an inside bath.
HID EID LET
HER HAIR GET GRAY
Cht Kept Her Locks Dark and
Glossy, with Sage Tea
and Sulphur.
VOMAN IS HEhRSE DRIVER
and
r WnetH you darken your hair with Page
Tea and Sulphur, no ope can tell, be
cause it's done to naturally, so evenly.
Preparing this mixture, hough, at home
is musey and troublesome. For 50 cents
you can buy at any drug store the ready-to-use
preparation, improved bv the addi
tion of other inpredienU, called 'Wjeh
cage and hulphur Compound." You just
dampen a sponge or soft brush with it
and draw this through your hair, taking
one small strand at a time. l)y morning
all gray hair disappears, and, after an
other application or two, your hair be
comes beautifully darkened, glossy and
luxuriant.
Gray, faded hair,' though no disgrace,
is a sign of old age; and as we all de
lire a youthful and attractive appear
nee, jet busy at once with Wycth'a Sago
and Sulphur Compound and , loo; year
younger. This ready-to-use preparation
I a delightful toilet reouisit aad not a
medicine. . It Is Mt Inteaded for the cur,
juitigatioa r pwrmUw f,dia. rfjt
Former Chauffeur Enter Army
I Woman Takes Job.
I Wr has resulted iu woman iilllua: &
new birth at Pueblo, Colo., aud the old
mux m has been revised to "The bund
that rocks the crudle drives -he
hearse."
Mrs. J. T. Brown la the new chauf
feur of the hearse of a promlueut un
dertaking coucern. She says leading
a cortege cnntululni; weeping relatives
of the deceased wus very depressing
at fltst. "but now I Just wutch the
road and never think what the sad oc
casion of the trip Is."
The hearse was formerly driven by
a man who enlisted in Uncle Sum's
liberty army.
one never can account for different
persons' tastes. Hut for l.ovs. ntiitf
men and elderly men whose sti ti.io hs
have not vt frown old. there Is tmne
that will approach "punkin." the
khaki-colored (lleen of p:i-tries.
One j;rows hungry nf the thought of
"punkin" pie the crisp, crinkly viist;
the thick, rich pungent t!llinr. with thf
dust of clntiiitiioti tnrnlstiinj,' Its tawny
top; the creamy, dreutuy, velvety, far
KWtiy tuste ns mie's riloilth closes on
its prize. Some appetizing joys there
are. but none that exceeds apturinir
a piece of punkin pie, jMtlnt: it ini..
one's hamls, contrary to all s.uial
usae. I.lrliiir Into it, until one almost
mires up to one's nose, until one can
scarce see over the top of the up
standing crust, ami beginning th: un-1
eijuuled delight of devouring the tlrsi ;
mouthful. To taste It Is to lo. e it, j
love It and love forever.
tier, and In the course of the ensuing
struggle threw himself on the ground.
He fed half way on I Mitch stud half
way on Cicrman territory. The lut h
sentry came to bis rcsciv ami tried to
pull him across by the shouhler. The
ilcrninn pulled nt the other end. When
the Itnsshm found tltal the lmtchnmn
was helping blui lie started kicking
with all his might, with the happy re
Milt that he was safely pulled onto
J ouch territory.
THIRTY YEARS' WAR PLAGUES
Women Working In Sawmill.
Eight yor.ng women of Washburn,
Wis., Lave begun work In a sawmill
which will soon have 20 feminine em
ployees. The women, In brown over
alls, work 55 hours a week. A rest
room with all conveniences has been
provided on the second floor.
rOR QriCR RE8CLT8 TRY THI
"WANT" AUrf. IX TML KREE
TRAOKR-joUHNAU
Sweeping Away of Lives Wa Fright
ful, Combatants Themselves
Being Mown Down.
In thp famous Thirty Years' war, It
Is estimated, the population of central
and western Europe was reduced from
thirty millions to less than tl'teen mil
lions, and yet during the whole of that
time there were only forty Important
battles fought, and their total death
casualties did not reach half :t million.
Ail the rest of the frightful sweep
ing it way of lift was from plague and
famine, which not only followed In the
WHke of the nrnttes, hut mowed down
the combatants themselves. ;
'Nor was the deadly work of these!
Comolaint Almcst Gone.
"r'olej's Itofoy ;,!(! Tar is ui'eat."
j utiles 1 V. liuy. fampliell Au.
. 11. I M roil, .Mich "li repeves bron
chitis quickly. My ,iiij.!a;nt ia; al
, most Loin and I hope never to have it
aain." The experience of thousands
proves there h; no better remedy for
j coughs, colds or croup. The genuine
i co.ds no more than substitutes, and
' this rid tellable fatuity cough uiedw
; til"' should b- in en ry home vvery
! w'ntcf. Insist nn Kihy's Honey and
, Tur --time tried and never failins.
' For .sale by V. I). Duncan.
FOR SALE
Late Holland Cabbage
for Wintering or Kraut; Sound
heads; price reasonable. Inquire
Walter Spencer at Bevington Crow
ing" on C, O. A P. Ry., or 'write
Marseilles, III.
To look one's befit and feel one' best
is to enjoy an Inside bath each mom
ins to tlush Irom the system the pro-'
vioua day's waste, sour fermentations
and poisonous toxins before it Is ab
sorbed into the blood. Just aa coal,'
whbn it burns, leaves behind a cer
lain amount of Incombustible material
iu the form of ashes, so the food and
drink taken each day leava in the ali
mentary organs a certain amount of
indigestible material, which if not
ellminati d, form toxina aud poisons
which are then sucked into the blood
through the very ducts wide.1! axe In
tended to Buck in only nourishment
, to snstuiu the body.
if you want to see the clow of
, healthy bloom in your cheeks, to see
your skin pet clearer and clearer, you
are told to drink every morning upon
arising, a slabs nf hot water with a
teusiKioulul of limestone phosphate la
it, which Is a harmless meaus of wash
ings the waste material and toxins
front the atomach, liver, kidneys and
bowels, thus cleansing, sweetening and
purifying the entire alimentary tract,1
before puttiug more food Into the stum
uch. -1
Men and women with sallow aklne,"
liver spots, pimples or pallid com
plexion, also those who wake up with
a coated tongue, bad taste, nasty
breath, others who are bothered with
headaches, bilious spells, acid stomach
or constipation should begin this phos
Phated hot water drinking and are
ussttred of very pronounced results tn
oue or two weeks.
A quarter pound of limestone phos
phate costs very little at the drug
store but is sufficient to demonstrate
that just as soap and hot water
cleanses, purifies and freshens the
skin on the outside, so hot water and
limestone phosphate act on the inside
organs. We must always consider that
internal sanitation Is vastly more Im
portant than outside cleanliness, be
cause the skin pores do not abaorb
Impurities Into tbe blood, while the
bowel pores do.
HOLLAND
BULBS BULBS
JUST RECEIVED
Direct Import From Heeimtede Holland
UV A t. ( EXTRA LARGE F0R P0TTINQ.
HYACINTHS-1 miniature 8i.
IBEQOING VARIETIES.
TULIPS
. ARTUS.
I ROfE CRISOELIN.
) YELLOW PRINCE.
LA REINE.
.KEUERKROON.
IMURILLO.
RUBRA MAXIMA.
CROCUS-4 varietiM. DARWIN TULIPS.
JORDAN'S HARDWARE
SHEET METAL WORK.
: Wiley's Sanitary Cash Market
: ... .
Special!
i e)
Special!
Special!
This week we have a large supply of extra
fancy native Steer Beef, which we will sell at
a very low price. ' . . , J '
Fancy Beef Pot Roast ,
Fancy Beef to boil . . '.. ... ......
Fancy Beef Stew
Fancy Beef Rib Roast
Fancy Sirloin Steak
Fancy Round Steak. . . .
Fancy Porterhouse Steak
19121c
15c-1 2c
... 12c
. . . 1 7c
, . 20c
. . 20c
20c
r- ' r A
rancy Mank Steak 20c
We guarantee this quality to be the best.
Special prices on whole quarters.
Wiley's Sanitary Cash Market
ROY WILEY, Proprietor.
TELEPHONE 411 . . 22f MAIN STREET. I
tttft)9a)9At9a),
-H4 f fi 0.1 pOO ....
..V"""J, ,()U'b!en ; H
(.'!',:fi c-tj j-4
SATURDAY AND MONDAY
Bargains that should interest every man and woman. Such merchan
dise should attract you; but at the price we are asking you ought not de
lay. Come here today and trade. Don't wait for some friend to tell you
what bargains they bought. Come and you tell your friends. New friends
added every day because all old friends are boosters.
UNEEDA
BISCUIT
AVENUE
COFFEE
"OUR OWN BRAND"
COFFEE
PRUNES, PER
POUNO
LARGE IVORY
SOAP
5c
20c
25c
16c
9V2C
LARGE PET
MILK
WORK
SHIRTS
STALWART
OVERALLS ...
UNION SUITS
AT
OVERSHOES
AT
12V2C
59c
$1.19
$1.25
$1.50
Qaippeir & Veraer
; OTTAWA
3C

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