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i I I' ,r-- DAILY UinON -I M Cat hMCn at Sack felaad, CU m -:,WJeW)fl CheW' naattsV dOe tbe Beg' .. Ore IVUTflr u - tea I. W, TSTTXS'CO Vjd Eaxtgr Arwrtrtsl rreaa. ria la azrfadraiT aalltted .fe- 11 rt tttifie eredlle UiiUi Fnw Leaani Who ScHrt. Ms-aber Aadlt Bsrea of ilrealationa. Ofaaial Paper City of Rxk Ota V. C. Wateao. 2M Tilth Aran. , Alien, ltk3 People Oh Bide. SATU1DAY, JUL! 24, 1K0. TIM Afava Mm i Tfce Afgwa beaeefeftk wletleae ' View ot the yacht races from airplane just about t tabllshes the biggest grandstand. I One more day like yesterday, and nobody would care who is going to be elected. i .Let'ij see, when doe. the Tri-City Railway toompany propose to resume the track laying km Second avenue r ' - r: ' 1 What a lot ot important information the tnan in the moon could give the prohibition pfflciaU. A From Chicago comes the announcement of the discovery of, profiteering in vegetables, impossible! . . ... There is one thing upon which the presi dential candidates are in absolute accord. It JflJJiat Tennessee should ratify suffrage. An 'Increase in freight rates when the pay fuf railway workerais Increased 8600,000,000 : the caboose, or something that necessarily ollowa, ' Cincinnati was out of water for a day. Time V. .km n 1 .1 V 1. .1... I .waa, wucii vuat CVUIU UTO IRVU U10 tuo 1U1U Cincinnati never would have known it Hare on ever been in Cincinnati? r tc 1 sMA Jft & tcstr r lie easoty, bat Oat la about attltbaa naoute lev It to to b. hoped the asphalt ptnresnest reoUnsnemU wUl be enforced to tie letter.' There are ytaty of streets in Bock Island over which the heavy traffic mat1 bo routed without damage or inconvenience, and while the sarface may not slways be as smooth a toot where asphalt is used, it will answer every purpose, what Rock Island baa done la the hopes of protecting the asphalt streets," is but' what other cities have done in the eame direction. Ia Chicago many of. the most im portant businoes thoroughfares are barred to hoary trucks, and there is no reason why the earn rale should not apply to other dtlee where the-same conditions prevail. . "The asphalt surface is most popular of any, for all kinds of ordinary traffic, but It most be protected and repaired when necessary. Closing Up Hog Island. Before the end of .this month seven ships will be launched at the Hog Island yard, on the Delaware, completing he government's or iginal contract with the Emergency Fleet cor poration for 122 vessels. By Oct 1 it is ex pected the work of outfitting the last ships will have been completed. Then the 'great plant will close. Thus passes into history the biggest ship building yard the world has ever seen. What will become of the valuable property and well equipped yard is uncertain. It would be de plorable,". indeed, should this expensive insti tution become a deserted ''graveyard," with only the murmur of the tide and the chirps of the swamp crickets to take the place of sounds made by thousands of workers. But there are no better prospects than this. " Philadelphia has been trying to convert the shipyard into a giant freight terminal. The city's chamber of commerce hag exerted stren uous efforts to have such a plan carried out But the 120,000,000 required to. buy the plarft from the shipping board is not forthcoming and since private shipbuilders have not become interested, the 100-way yard which rose like a ghost "over night" soon will be deserted. - Millions of government funds were expended in draining the swamps, erecting the buildings and constructing transit facilities. The total cost was said to be around $100,000,000. When air hammers cease to pound, when derricks cease to creak, when shrill whistles no longer sound, it will be a lonesome place, a monument to the terrible waste of war. But, if our mer chant marine is to grow to meet our export needs, why should there be such waste? Why not keep on building boats? c With Other Editors fM... I H. ... 1 Al crisis in Europe, which let us pray America twill be able to keep out ot. She will, It it fcan be done with honor. . A Chicago woman threw her arms around the neck ot her lawyer and kissed him for get ting her a divorce. That might prove the Queans of getting him one. I, Germany has blundered and bluffed until the is likely to witness the spectacle ot an Invading army marching . across the country from one end to the other. Then look oat for the suicide code. , ' . . Jess Willard is a candidate, for constable pf the township in Which his farm is located. Since It is a peaceful country where he lives lie might get away with the duties of the office, provided the people think enough of him to Ilect;him. . t i " - ,. i. - ' .. Routing the Heavy l rucks. So far the recent order emanating from r j-lty hall, directing that heavy trucks be 'Jt;off the , Btreets paved with asphalt, has ween respected to the extent that anybody - fc?ld notice. The result is that the traffic po , (ice have been directed to enforce the law in Oil respect Whether this will produce re i sajb,; ' remains to be seen. Rock Island has . nojfc fn the past, been a model for the enforce ment,', of traffic regulations. Spasmodic at- , Real Glory. (Springfield Register). Appreciation of the fact that every one should do his or her individual part to make the democratic form of government success ful, appears to be gaining among organizations which have tremendous possibilities, but which hsve.held somewhat aloof.: The National Edu cational association, for instance, at its recent session, recommended the removal from school text books of any passages tending to extol "glory" in connection with war. What the Bchools teach is, of course, a powerful factor in making the future of the world, and may hasten the, day when a league of nations will be better understood and operated than even its best friends think K can be at the present time, owing to the disposition ot so many to hold that "glory" is to be found as nowhere else "at the cannon's mouth." ' ' ; If the educators of the United States set their faces firmly against this "'barbarian re crudescence," the coming generations will at tain a better civilization and prouder aspira tions than those which lead to butchering men, women and children and destroying cities and towns that they may gain "glory." When the educational, the Christian and the social organizations of the United Stales exalt the "glory of peace, progress and prosperity" and pronounce anathemas on "war" as the way to-"glory." this nation will become more than it ever has been, the beacon light of liberty and the evangel of real righteousness to the whole earth. That will be real glory worthy the am bition of every true American. i W m -.ew . - mill' ' ii . ' If '-' v .-S ; v j MERC LIC9 MANS ANCIENT ENCMY, Dull canc Who disinters xhc unlovtd cuss. ocwAsitr? ! , eoDtesows. I went into a clothing store To boy three linen collars; Reluctantly, for I abhor To spend my hard-earned dollars. ' I faced the clerk, my visage grim, ' And told him what I wanted. Then boldly in the face of him A dollar bill I flaunted. r He smiled a smile olT ulesman's glee A smile" well tried and tested . Then deftly wrapped and handed me "'. The collars I requested ' Right then I felt a sodden chill I dug for two more dollars, "Because," thought I, "one dollar bill ; Will never boy three collars!" But shades of every sweet surprise! I thought I'd lost my wits, sir! I hardly could believe my eyes He charged me Just six bits, sir! "Why have you dropped the price?" I cried. O, tell me, I implore, sir1! "The maker sets the price," he sighed; "We can't charge any more, sir!" HABITS take firm hold upon one. . For la stance, our esteemed sister-in-law, who Is a trained nurse, writes the word "hours" a great deal in keeping her charts. Writing of her latest patient Bhe says: "I took care of him last February when he had the flu. He is only 1 hrs. old." She,1, however, lives in Cali fornia and perhaps in that wonderful climate years are reckoned as hours. All! Then She Has Tie Friends in Houston I (From the Moline Dispatch). ' Mrs. Charles R, Berry of Houston, Texas, arrived yesterday for a month's visit with her sister, Mrs. Stanwood Ransom and her parents and family. All her friends are anticipating a happy time during the visit "CITY to Make Sure Heavy Loads Are Kept Off Asphalt Streets as Much as Possible," head lines our Ma. Tip to the bibulous : Don't overestimate your hootch-carrying capacity. TO HELP OUT. We are not sure that we can make A rime worth while, but gee! Now that you've put it up to us I can't resist your plea. The "funny column" must not die And if I have to help To keep it going, here's my best Without a single yelp. I haven't any Joke to crack . - But this 1 want to say: I find, with others, something there To laugh at every day. , And when you, sir, start the ripples Of laughter spinning 'round. You're doing something well worth while And never losing ground. " So shake your muse free from the cramps, Keep going yet awhile, And if some fellow don't "chip in". And start to help, I'll smile. Then soon youH have some poetry -And jokes to help that's clear. The Tombstone will not get you yet So brush away that fear. M. S. at ah at aaaA " sTPsV - - JsV eVa, fc v. m. OUR new sculper, M. S., is considerable "helper." No chiseling in different vein on this Obelisk of Omniscience, however, is barred. As previously remarked, we will print any thing once. Now, if someone will Just hand us a knock 'twill lend a bit of variety. What? Kot "Hard-Boiled," At Any Rate. (From the Port Byron Globe). Miss Margaret Guinn and girl fried of Chicago are visiting at the C. K. Reyn olds home. SPEAKING of limbs, as we were yesterday, our g. e. c, the Milan Independent, records thai a little girl "suffered a broken limb." Per haps now is an appropriate time to quote Mr. Webster: "limb, n. . . . sometimes, in af fected or prudish use, specif., the leg of a person." "HARDING IS TOLD OF NOMINATION." Davenport Times, 8 cols. wide. AND, my dear, he was SO surprised! x R. E. M'G. XareU Onb Statlatfct. The Karell dab. with tag accent oa the 'ell,' now numbers upward of 74,000 members; ot which 73,000 or mora are fair, tat and feminine. A fat man fa generally lost to all sense of pride. He is content to waddle about, polling and perspir ing, seeking a soft place or a cool breece, whereas his spouse. If as much as 10 pounds overweight, will go through anything, until the last syllable of Karell, to regain her pristine grace. Less than a thou sand fat men, all told, have sought admission to the club, and I dare say a bare or naked hundred ot these have availed themselves ot the privileges of the club when ad mitted. A fat man is truly tragic. Something ought to be done about it; a fire might Be built under him, or a law might be enacted restrict ing him to transDorattion on the hoof. Have you ever noticed that there is always a fat man occupy' lng the most desirable or comfort able seat when you are after' that seat? Not content with that, he will occupy two or three seats and discommode a whole party. Of the 72,000 plnmp maids and matrons who have Joined (he clnb since its foundation, about -an American division, have become honorary members only. That is to say, they have limited their club activities to reading about the way to do it However, we do not ask these inactive members to resign, for it is well to keep a collection of horrible examples to cite when active members get cold feet and imagine they see the specter of starvation approaching. They get that , way ' from eating the hired man's share, you know. The sum total of slacker -flesh burned away and disposed of, with great benefit to health as well as looks, by the 38,000. active mem bers of the club is Just a little short of 190 tons about as short as 190 tons of coal would be delivered in one's cellar. I am not a very reli able matematician and these fig ures admittedly seem rather out rageous, but I am honest; the aw ful total -is reached by multiplying the number of members by 10, for It la fair to assume that every ac tive member of , the Karell club melts away 10 pounds in as many weeks many slough off four or Ave times as much in three months, 'i One of the provisions of the club's charter is that the Karell regimen shall be kept out of the hands ot scheming druggists and plausible beauty specialists and such. Therefore, you cant buy It at the drug store fact which seems to anrior many correspond nt hn write in to comnlaln that the drucaist has never heard of the staff. . No minors are admitted to the clnb on any terms. If youngsters desire to reduce excess weight and often they should it is up to their personal medical advisers to manage the reduction regimen. As janitor and corresponding 1 secre tary of the Karell dub, 1 am con strained to refuse admittance to all persons who are not old enough to marry. - i , . Karelling is sometimes so help ful in conditions associated with high blood pressure or . with so called obstinate dyspepsia, that we have considered establishing a sort Arteriocapillary fibrosis division, but nave temporarily postponed acting until we can learn enough to devise a human name for it ' QUESTIONS AKD ASWERS. St, Anthony's Dance, 1. What is St Anthony's dance? 2. Is it hereditary? 3. Does it af fect the mind? MRS. F. L. K. Answer I. "-Chorea, commonly called St. Vitus' dance. 2. No. 3. No, save that in the course ot the illness the patient is usually peev ish and irritable and emotional.' The Stage of Tuberculosis. In replying to a question on tu berculosis you said cavity is the third stage. What are the other stages? L. A. B. Answer The first stage is incip ient tuberculosis, before the affect ed area of lung is- infiltrated and before bacilli are found in the spu tum. The second stage is infiltra tion or consolidation of the affect ed area. Now bacilli are found. The third stage is cavity forma tion. What's In A Name? (Copytisat, 1819. br tk Wheeler Syndicate, be.) BY MILDRED MARSHALL Vrcdznc Hociaa'o Lcttc The Automobile Sleuth. BECKY. The saucily piquant name of Becky is too generally in usage to pass' over as a mere contraction of Rebecca. Becky is given in bap tism quite as frequently as Rebecca and it is not usually regarded as a Jewish name. It comes, however, from the old Hebrew word Rabak, which means "to bind." The bible tells us that Isaac's wife, who is supposed to represent the ideal of noble wifehood, was named from this word with the idea of signifying the firmness ot the marriage bond, but Rebecca was by no means confined to biblical his tory. She has named the heroines of - literature down through the ages. Sir Walter Scott in his "Ivanhoe" calls the real heroine of his story, the gentle and lovable Jewess, Re becca. But Thackerey in his never-to-be-forgotten "Vanity Fair" gives us the equally memorable Becky Sharp. It is probably safe to as sume that all Beckys dated from this period. Their number are legend and acquaintances of the name, aside from its literary dis tinction, insures its perpetuation. -Becky has a curious talismanic gem. It is the loadstone which is said to bring her great happiness and many friends. Saturday is her lucky day and 6 her lucky number. ' Washington, D. C, - July 22. Steadily lacriasing thefts of auto mobile? have brought into existence a new kind: of detective, "Profes sional crooks long ago realized that stealing autos was a branch of thievery requiring special technique and qualification. It is only re cently that detectives found that the same thing applies to recover ing stolen cars. - Aa this significant fact dawna on the police departments ot the differ ent cities they are creating auto squads composed of men who will give all their time to pursuing sto len motor vehicles. And what is more, they are in most cases ap pointing only specially jualiried men tor the Job. The expert automobile detective, they have concluded, has to know automobiles. He not only has to know how to run them, and a good deal about their mechanism, but he must be on speaking terms with the different makes, and have at the tip of his tongue all the little fea tures that identify each one. There are several hundred makes of cars on the market, and the expert auto detective "knows the general, out line, design on the hub, . colors, shape of the radiator, and . other distinguishing points of nearly all of them. Furthermore, be has a quick eye. A good many people can walk past a row of cars and name every one coarectly. But not so many can do the same thing it the machines are rattling past or are seen from a distance. Still fewer can take in other details, such as the appear ance of the driver and condition of the car, at a hasty g'ance. The auto defective can not only perform such feats of observation, but te can pick out a hybrid car, that is, one patched together Yroin two or more makes in order to disguise it Wn'.le the amateur is puzzling over the mystery ot a body like a Red Arrow, and wheels which are similar to a Saranac. the astute detective gives . the uncataloged specimen one -look and remarks "tnere ain't no such animal." And of course he hastens to delve into t'.io reason for the existence of .the freak. ' Difficult to Locate Can. When a car disappear; from the curb without leaving a trace ot theft tii problem of finding it is about the most difficult yon can imagine. The police atpartment kseps rec ords of the numbers ana oescnp That the professional aato It is worthy of signal interest m7w reaaily aeea irom a stud of iT methods and the frequent Mees? Thefts have mounted id tsatT' v"nuit raisei - ' nlM tnwM timaa .. . W auto liability. The number ii5 .uhou uj juj riaers and bMhT atonal thiavM in M. -V . estimated f31E PML 1 SOKE JOB. J, By Vivian I as son Burbank. (jbopyrlght, 1920, by Wheeler Syn- I dicate, Inc.) I "Seems to me, Nan," put in Jas ' per Newton, a bit sarcastically, "that you do aa awful lot ot talking to those kids and that's about all. If thia. isn't the nosiest house ever! QMh, having the grip ia bad enough -Abut four kids all yelling at the name time tor the same thing is worse!" ("Too bad," sighed Ma Newton, "lut- you know children have to lire." '."Sure, I know that and take it from me there's nothing dead about this tribe. I say, Donald, stop that Internal beating on that drum and don't get that molasses all over the chairs. Mary, go to Alice and get yu bands washed. You know it's fierce. Nan," went on Jasper coolly, "the way those kids have got the ftriture all gooed up. I notice someone put another dig in the Vic-trWa." "Bonny Sd 9. did tt," chirped Alice, AtJ-wan, I did not Didn't Mary bump into ma when I was putting ' oa the record?" . rjaat listen to him," gasped Alice, stamping bar foot ....: ( ; - ?"Sh! For heaven's sake, chfl atop your noise, s. William verlck Newton, the very idea! t right down. Don yon ever let eatck yon poking feoles in a ta slBU aca. - Alice, dm TMhaar ,W1 m to wean. babTaaads? :," said NaavfBlowl rthssl ;y-a rewe boesv sooM f V tniae iaea t -h'i w .... .Me for "You feel good today, don't you? The doctor said you could go out tomorrow." "If I don't I'll go looney. You can't tell me that there's any earth ly reason for this bloominc bedlam all the time." "I can't have my eye on each one every minute, and do my work, too. Maybe if you stayed at home an other week you'd realise that I meant it when I told you it was time we had a girl to help out I have this day in and day out and you think it funny it I'm all worn out at sopper time. Anyway, today will be the first time I've been away for a couple of years." Today?" gasped, the somewhat subdued Jasper, "who is going to look after the children r Yon are.. You're nerfectlv abU to and it's the only chance I'll have to do a bit ot ahopplng until heav en knows when. If it rains guns I'm going." . . 'Good Lord. - I : can't ran thl bunch!" f- Yes you can. - Yon lust ran tt the way you've, been harping at me for the last two years to run it." surely you could net someone to do the shopping for you?" "I can but I won't:... I might change my mind " "That'a the sirl." out in Jasner heartily. "And," drawled Nan, wickedly, "go to the movies." . True to her word Nan bustled around and in a remarkably short time Was starting out - "Yon mind dad. children, and dont you dare step eat In the rain." "Qea!" ttctataMd Don, "how am Iotog to get pa's tobacco, than?" -xonr lauar wiu tsara ta a EE .'.ST QMY aaaasaagssaa Outside Nan smiled to herself.: She didn't have to wait long for a car andn less than an hour was stepping into the employment of ficer "I want a good, reliable girl," she told the office clerk, "one who un derstands terrors." ' "Terrors T "Yes," laughed Nan, "four be-! tween three and nine." v With the promise thafthey would find the right girl Nan hurried out and walked briskly to the nearest movies. ' One Jasper Newton, very much at home, was having his troubles. Waving a book madly in the air he told the children to go upstairs and play so that papa could finish his story, and, obedient little beggars that they were, all four piled up stairs with but a sfngie thought If poor Jasper hadn't been so in terested in cowboy life, he would have heard mysterious noises, from the region above, long before he did. What brought him back from the alluring ranch . life, was Mary's piercing shrieks and three other voices yelling, "Papa, papa, baby's drowned!" Up the stairs ran Jasper and rushed into the bathrom - where clung Mary frantlcaly, in the flood ed bathtub. - Jasper lifted the trembling little form In his arms and endeavored to shut off the fau cets, turned on full blast A con pie of gaudy boats, a celluloid doll, a cat and bunny floated serenely on the turbulent waters. Jasper, step ping gingerly In his soaked alip pora, looked for the three culprit bat they had. tied. .Mary. wag still yelling lustily ta hie ear, and Jae per. after much contrhrtng. asaaand ta eat the doUaa off th dripping lUedrtHomei II -m rw ems - MRX. ELIZABETH THOMPSON little body and Mary was laid in the crib and told to stay put Then he made a wild dash for something to mop up the floor with and embroidered towels and bath mats were all the same to Jasper. A half-hour later things weren't quite so sloppy. In that halt hour, outside ot Jasper and Mary it wouia seem tnat tnere was not an other soul in the house; but after opening various closet doors, rum maging behind trunks in the attic, jasper couectea tne ntssing trio and then for the next half-hour followed a quartet the like of which Jasner never heard before and sincerely nupes never to near again. When Nan, radiant from her aft ernoon's outing, stepped into the living room, a more peaceful-looking husband never breathed and the house was very, very still. "Where are the children V "Bed." .."So early?" ' ' "Yup." "Why, Jasper, the ceiling what "The kids- " Then Nan lis tened to the afternoon's perform ance and in spite of all had hard work to conceal a grin. " "What's, worrying me is the thought that I likely got more cold paddling in that confounded water. Nan, do you know where we could get a girl?" . "Not right now," answered Nan, demurely. "But I might Inquire." "Do so, then. "snaDoed Jasner. "ItH take some help to bring up inoee young nyenas and Lord help the applicant, they'll nava some Job!" the Hindu are spent oa cremartaa of the richer classes Ja aandal wood. Dear Mrs. Thompson: I work in the telephone office and make pretty good money. I would like to have some of it to spend, but' my father takes' it all every week. He does not need it, but he says he has a right to take it from all of his children. What do you thing about It? LUCY.' It is truly hard to have your earnings taken away from you, for it leaves you little incentive "to work. I think that you ought to come to an understanding with your father and tell him that you will not be extravagant with your money. Ask him to help you to plan a budget of your expenditures allotting so much for your board to be paid each -week to your mother. The rest of your salary ought to be carefully divided among the following items: Clothing, -recreation and saving. Do not forget the last item, for in these' days ot surprises it does not seem sate- to have do nestegg to fall back on in case of emergency, and then, too, your father will be better satisfied if yoo promise to save a certain amount each week. A good way to save is to go to the bank on the way home from the office after you have received your pay- It you put your money in the bank, you are not so likely to spend it for unessentials. I think that it you go over the matter with your father in this businesslike way you will find that he will be willing to let you handle your pay yourself. But you must make up your mind that when you have once gained his confidence you must keep your word and do what you have promised with your money. Dear Mrs. Thompson: ' I go with a crowd ot girls from school. Onei of the girls has a fellow and the rest of us have not One of the girls said she would buy me a soda if I would call up the fellow and ask him to come to see me. All the others except the fellow's girl dared me to do it The girl wasn't with us that day. - I called him up in front ot the girls to show I wasn't afraid and asked him to come to see me. He said he wouldn't be able to come. I did my part and the girls said I waa a good sport and one of them bought me a soda as she promised. The fellow told his girl what I had jlone and now She is mad at me and wont apeak. What can I do to regain her friendship? KITTY. Such a dare should have been ignored. It showed very poor Judg- now estimated at over 2afcJ year, and the number is eta v creasing. Recoveries run as Jl 40 per cent in some places, wkk per cent as a reasonable ars! for the country. . Stealing automobiles is the popular outdoor sport ot croosaTs outdistancing pocketbook inatShZ And owners of cars, as in the its' still leave their cars about Kected, apparently with the UmL In.. kino t a I IHMlUg Vi BIAUptQ lur JOf riSSM 1 wno use 10 oorrow cars, and a, the professional who prefers as it. locked car to a locked one, cm though he may be able to get im atith k lotto.- " How the Professional Werti, . Usually the auto Jack has am. lng to do but walk up to a lee, some-looking car and give it a ksss glance to see if the owner has ttSJ to foil him. Then, if the car semi to be unencumbered by locks. K slips .into the driver's seat and ui m a second he Is out of sight w"r2 If the car is locked it is smn 1 trounie to steal, ana many a tstt I 1 1 ....... J . k t n f"- - ' 1 milt yaw uj m tafui ui aa va. , protected machine. But otlw burglars are more painstaking, g a car is worth stealing, it is worn stealing right they seem to talis, and these persevering ones wsi know the mechanism ot almost taj car, and who are friends with even protection device on the market, will proceed to illustrate Just km the right turn of a wrench or & nipulation of wires will fix a pro tected car so that it will run whik the owner still has the keys sab in his pocket If the owner has warily removal a small piece ot the mechanism to I prevent the car from running, tin I thief resorts to his service est I which a pal is running, and which" is parked nearby. This car is Just J like a garage service car, even ' having a firm name painted on . So when a nicely dressed gentU man who seems to be having tria ble in starting his engine summon the service car for assistance to notice is taken. It the well equip ped service car cannot supply tie ilckl friendship of a girl friend and to lose the respect of a young man Just because you would not take a dare. ' Forget the incident Just as quick ly as possible. Do not talk about it or offer apologies. Make your future conduct above reproach so that you will stand some chance of regaining the friendship of the girl and the respect ot the young man. Dear Mrs. Thompson: I am 18 years old and have a sister who is 20. She has had fellows ever since she was 15 but I have not been allowed to have them until this year. Sister has first choice of the parlor. I cannot have com pany unless I find out from sister first whether she wants the room that night She almost always ays she does whether she has a date or not Very often no one comes to see her and then I am simply left out, too. This makes me very angry and I don't think it is fair. Do you? MAD OLIVIA. , The arrangement is not fair. Each of you should have certain nights on which to entertain your com pany. Say your sister chose Mon day, Wednesday, Thursday and Sat urday. Each of you could have ev, ery other Sunday. I do not mean that you should have callers on every night that is yours. Twice a week is often enough for a girl ot your age. It would be pleasanter, however, to have definite nights which you can feel safe in telling a young man he may come. Dear Mrs. Thompson: I have been going with a young man for two years and now he has asked me to marry him. I love him more than any one in the world and would marry him in a second with out hesitating. I am an only child and m fathnr is dead. Mother does not like this young man because he smokes. He gave up clgarets because I asked him to, but he smokes cigars. He says he smokes about three a day. Mother says that father ' never amoked and she wants me to mar ry a man who does not Do you think mother is right in asking me to give op the man I love becauselfe smokes? - . GRACE. - The tact that the young man smokes does not seem to me a suf ficient reason to civs him no' If your mother argued that he Waa not strong physically or that he could not support a 'wife, then I wouiu aaviee yon to hesitate. Al Jons of car reported 3tolen. The I missing part it takes tie disable! auto sqna". exes mesa m jmuu uiu I it is giv;u co clues as to direc tion in wUicu ;he car.i disappeared, the' m9ember3 i;o out in their ma chines or E-otorc-ycles U watch out f ir cars answering the descriptions listed and also for any suspicious loosing rigs. Drivers of such cars aic questioned nnd their machines inv:tigated. Numbers on the cars arc especially noted, as they arc one of the most reliable means of identification. Every car has an engine number, and more expensive cars have as many'as five or more numbers on the chassis, horn, frame, generator, starter, or other parts. When a thief disguises a car, he changes as many numbers as be happens to notice, either by trying to cut out the stenciled figures altogether, or bv changing some of the figures so that the owner will not be able to claim his car through them. Ex perienced automobile detectives usually have little trouble in spot ting numbers that have been tam pered with, and the thief often neg lects to find and alter all the num bers, so that if the owner had a record of all his numbers the iden tity of his car can be proved beyond doubt. Wandering about town to watch for stolen automobiles to come past may seem a random method of pur suing auto thieves, but its effective ness when followed by experts is undeniable. Outside of the fact that he looks contemptuously at-a magnifying glass, the auto hound is more like the infallible Sherlock Holmes than any other type of mod ern detective. At least, so it seems to the bewildered owner bereft of his car. In this city, where an auto squad ot four men has been operating for a year, 92 per cent of 970 lost cars have been recovered. This is much better showing than was made when the entire police depart ment was charged with the respon sibility ot looking out for stolen cars. But 92 per cent, though un usual, is not unique. It has been matched in Salt Lake City, Los An geles, and Seattle, all places where special attention is given to pursu-1 ing is becoming ing the auto thief scientifically, 'dertaking. machine in tow and hauls it tri-1 umpbantly off. Work In Broad naylifrw. Even the supposedly fool proof I wheel lock which clamps around I a wheel and is pointed on the end I has been calmly "fixed' by a gsni I in order to take an unusually de-1 sirable car. A car bearing till I lock cannot be run without con siderable noise and a severe Jolt I at every -revolution of the wheel, but the thief in this case removed the shackled wheel and substitut ed another, all in broad daylight, I with the slight protection of a amtli I group of assistants wno tvmn around so that passers-by wo' V not know Just what repairs weTi f going on. But suppose the owner should come out while the thieves were h 1 leisurely tinkering with his proper-, ty? And of course he occasionillj does, and the party disperses then and there, sometimes the thleva taking their departure hastily H the car. The auto thief does not alwn object to the owner of a car beltll present while he works, una rc the more reckless Jacks, who so parently was bored with the mo notony of stealing unprotected can, took a small car from under tie nose of the driver, and a pollcemat The driver got out to light h lamps as it was getting dark sad a policeman was posted on tt corner ahead. As' the owner tw lighting the rear lamp the est started off and by the time he ssi the policeman had recovered fr the shock the machine was cut a" mwM There will doubtless alwayi "IS 1 V.- an OloftH MBC W. when nrecautions are takes wfy owners, but with the recently tS-l tn,1 favors 1 law tipnalizinl iBUTl state commerce in stolen cars, vj the specialist in automobile slewH inir MMnlnir ta the fore, ana wi owners gradually acquiring monl cauUon about leaving their cafii-l nrniartaA tho Inaaea should dUBlrl T1 a-jia,Ua MW , m iah in the future. Automooue bw i lns ia KiarTiminav O. hftZardOQS etf"l Argus Information Bureau cmn ret ibm rawer to any qtMtioo by vritinr TlM Arrr sderic J. Hukin. Director. Wawhinrton, . C. Gitb full n- u laineHl alAMa n iwtf.H Om twlnf All ifUyttlfU W f Any natter Hrtn BnrMU. PfWtVru -j.i .4 u,. . . is. al All ittAOirtM UUi ulmb auivi cu' ivac iwrvii eeump iui swni ymsips. aw wstm.. ' , a- confldenUal. the repliee hemt lent direct to eacb individual. No alleouoa wu Daid to anonymous letters). y. Does the president of the A. The bureau of operation! United States choose his own pri-1 the navy department states w vate secretary, or does the senate ! is estimated that the "Mat meat oa your pan to aaerlfice the would have the have to confirm the appointment? A. H. P. A. The president of the United States appoints his own secretary and does not submit the nomination to the senate as It is purely a per sonal appointment. Q. What is Samvat? Q. E. D. A. This is an abbreviated form ot the Sanskrit word, Samvatsara, which means year. Samvat is the method of reckoning time used gen erally in India except in Bengal. Christian datos are reduced to Sam vat by adding 57 to the Christian year. . - - - v. Q. Does the richness of cow's milk vary with her feed? R. N. S. A. The richness of a cow's milk Is chiefly determined by heredity ana cannot oe permanently chanc ed by any means. - It is true, how ever, that a cow In a high state of flesh at time of calving gives richer Mflnr Iab ak kAa AS .a. .a a ttmne-v. w. .. " . : ." " ,uu" " uum one win -o- e uawiews naoii, i in flesh. most men have it Probably If you t o n. .. .t. . another man he too ahin rViaaarhnaatt." waited for '31.J0M tie tw SI setts" can make 23 knots per Q. How many Immigrants a come to the United States! V. c A. The bureau of immigrati states that from September 1820, to June 30, 1919, Immigrants entered States. Q. Who was the oldest presid of the United States? S. i. A. William Henry Harris" Whig, who was inaugurated r a th. . m. CI .ran was IDeO" est president ot the United Stsj at the time ot inauguration. r served only one month, dying r 4, 1841. Q. Why is it unlucky to hs - j i . b a a T. mnmnn an nirsOt that it is unlucky to hsve 11 table has reference, no doubt, tog1 Last Supper of our Lord atw dlclplee. y JJ Q. What church does -p Glass attend? M-5 A. Senator Glass is a MethfC-1 n