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A yet they are without the picturesque titles which he ac cords to them and bulletins are not yet posted, ss he has related, concerning the unreliability of lights In the Malayan Archipelago on ac count of earthquakes, but in these detail, as in the rest of his prophecy, we have. 77 years in which to make them reality. Judging from the progress already made, his prophecy may be exceeded in that time. MAKE BELIEVE KINGDOM. It is relatad that the bride of the ex-kaiser is addressed as "Tour Majesty" by the attaches and servants of the House of Doom. All of regal splendor, that an exile could summon, was in evidence at the marriage a week ago. I The Hohenzollern colors and coat of arms were' Ui a tato tat Cur eottf wm tto fcrt&t, only during fjadjhomra when regular travel ia fee lightest- , v i s -' Willlam H, FitaaiBUBon ahould remember that he 1 chief of poUc aad anawerablo for bis official acta to the 56.00 atopic of Hock Island and not to a few disgruntled politicians who art attempting to employ the power of his yoattloa to punlih some good citizens who con their mistaken ideaa about "taking cold," I have yet to meet one who dauhed them for their attitude in reference toucan hold a candle to a certain the campaign against protected lawlessness in the city., ' ''';" HEALTH TALKS By Williun Brady. M.D. f , - - . v a aaaaaaaa t . Frederick Hasldn's Letter jMjjpjpjjjjjpjjnana C&AKSFATIIHS. 'Ithe doctor's advice about the most Talk , lhont th nnlM anil leaAcntial matters of hyalene. "You emperor. to give the event an air of monarchial splen dor. And yet this make-believe kingdom is only one for two people, both well advanced in age, who can play at ruling a household, and finif satisfaction, perhaps in being spoken to in a manner to which William Hohenzollern was accustomed when he ruled the German empire. There was no honeymoon, because, the bride groom is an exile. He shuns the glances of his fellowmen and seeks the silence au soli tude of gardens and flowery bowers, in his is olation at Doom. There is a tragic setting for this affair which refuses to fade away. The make-believe kingdom, after all, is but a house of. cards, and the subjects of this invisible em pire are mythical shadows which flit' away at sunset. ' The night winds whisper about the grim, gray walls where two lonely people pray for the happiness which will not come. EAST ISOUNE SHOULD CLEAN UP. Bast MOttne ie ona.pot in Rock Island cennty that stood pat against the campaign. " Jed upon public lawlessness. The East "WJ Wa M4snan,t .laotinn A. -uc 'Ul" '" , , " prominenUy displayed from the home of the tatB.hed the hold.th.t the , Uwtea element has .emDerory tnat could De aone was done ow.vaai cuy. lur one tuiua, nwucwuii ban have been operating there under full city ao county protection. Sheriff John Miller wfa assured he would be delivered the vote of fiat Moline if he did not interfere with the operation . of the law-breakers there. The Eaot Moline city administration, headed by Mayor George F. Johnson, a Democrat; sup ported the candidacy tor county treasurer of John G. Miller, a Republican. Proving that the bond between the East Moltne city all and the sheriff's office was not embarrassed by polit ical differences, - JEast Moline today Is the most lawless spot in Rock Island county. Sunday night two 15-yiar-old girls were taken in" a raid of, a black and tan' resort. : East 'Moline is gaining a repu tation as a wide open city. That's the nr.me thai Rock Island so long bore. Today Rock Island is safe and decent. And Rock Island : wishes to see East Moline in its class. 'John Gl Miller Is still sheriff of Rock Island county, the chief law enforcement officer of the cfmnty. Ho will remain sheriff until Dec. 5. The Argus - charges that Sheriff Miller continues in' league '' with public lawlessness in East Moline byhis failure to' suppress the obnoxious conditions . that are prevailing in that city over the pro test of the good citizenship. Sheriff Miller cah'l deny that heknow3 what is going on in East Moline. Neither can Mayor Johnson 'or Chief of Police Tom Schufer. r The constitution of the United States "still applies to .the city of East Moline, despite the contrary impression of a considerable element of-the population there, an element that is rn coaraged in Its violations by tire city and county officials. .The good citizenship of East Moline should not too long accept conditions as the'y prevail today in tbat "city. There is sure to b a day of reckoning. The Argus repeatedly has called attention to the bad name' that East Moline Is getting over the country. There must bo a curb "pn lawlessness there. 'Ami there will be. Sheriff Miller wart defeated by the very Influences that today he Is permitting to bring thi finger of shame on the city of East Moline aiff Rock .Island county. Clarence -tMwards, who becomes sheriff of Rock island county Dec Mayor H. M. Schriver, through his failure to appoint a Bxe and police board, is snaking it possible fof Thomas Cox, suspended chief of police, to collect from the city $1,000 In sal ary for a. service that bo never expectaOo rea der as tea of the police department The tax payers are demanding that Cox either resign or prove his right to reinstatement as chief of police. Mrs. Lawrence M. Pedlgo complains that herchildren have been humiliated 1b the eyes of their schoolmates by the arrest of her hus band on a charge of murder. Everybody will fsympathixe with the children, but too, they will wonder if Mrs. Pedlgo thought of the chil dren of other mothers that her husband was engaged In insulting through the columns of Looney's filthy underworld newspaper. Pedlgo is simply reaping the whirlwind. . THE FUTILITY OF TEACHING. James Barnes is a great golfer. Hundreds of golfers have taught themselves by watching Barnes play, but when Jim attempts to teach them he generally has to shake his head in des pair. As a teacher of golf Mr. Barnes finds it difficult to make it plain to his pupils that the chief thing in good'gblf is a right state of mind. He finds if. almost impossible to get his pupils into a right mental attitudebecause they want action, while he wants them to use their heads. They think that the secrets of the game are in the club and the ball. Barnes is convinced that the secret is in a little ivory. bl at the upper end of a golfer when he stands on his two legs. "Golf," says Mr. Barnes, "is a thing a fellow may learn but it is practically impossible to teach it." Herein is a bit of hard philosophy picked up in the land of the heather, early the soil of the royal game. It is mighty easy to belittle the man who is self taught, but there are few men worth their salt who have not learned by them selves more things than have been taught them by others. The adage that the man who is his own lawyer has a fool for his client does not apply to learning. The fact is that the fellow who is not his own teacher is not going to learn 6,'Stands pledged against the conditions exist- ! much from other teachers. ' Lawrence M. -Pedigo blames The Argus for bringing his career of outlawry in the com munity to an end. The Argus pleads guilty and thanks him for the compliment. Pedigo is the erstwhile underworld lieutenant of John Looney whoxtold you cowboys were coming to your city to take the law into their own hands in avenging the death of young Looney. Pedigo has discovered that law still functions in Rock Island, his counselling from John Looney to the contrary notwithstanding. j The Shuberts are sending one of their finest attractions to Rock Island Thursday night at the Illinois theatre. If the patronage comes up I to expectations the Shuberts will give Rock I Island one or more of their first-class shows every week the remainder of 'the season. It 8 an opportunity of seeing the better things of the legitimate stage at home, instead of going to another city to enjoy them, and Rock Island ers should and doubtless will show the Shuberts the evidence, of appreciation that they have a right to expect. The people of Rock Islands-want John Looney brought back to the city and punished for his crimes against the community and, its people. He is at large today because of the cowardice of officials to do their simple duty. The day Looney was charged with the theft of an automobile he should have been arrested without further ceremony. If it had been you that was caught with a stolen automo- Grnmpy when It comes to spotting drafts In too offing and excluding all such imaginary perils from the environment . . v - "You doctors nowadays run too much to fads." this doughty patient asserts. "You spend all your time and the ' patient's money search ing for microbes, making intricate and expensive laboratory tests and preparing tearful and wonderful serums, and by the time you begin to get a line on 'what ails the pa tient his trouble has . probably reached the . operative stage if it hasn't automatically cleared up. The old time doctor handled cases dif ferently. One told him one's com plaint and he felt the pulse, looked at the tongue, . thumped over the chest a bit, inquired about the ap petite and pronounced the, trouble so and so. Then without further ado he mixed up . . ." "Yes," the doctor rejoins, "those good old days of shotgun or blun defbuss therapy were the halcyon days. I wish I could have prac ticed then. Nowadays, with, the laity so well informed on health matters it doesn't work so well. Suppose, now, you came to me to day for the first time about your may make some hare brained peo ple believe such nonsense, but not me." he declares. "If exposor ! doesn't cause colds, why does mine grow worse every winter!" Ana no matter how painstakingly and explicitly the doctor teaches him why the bronchitis gets worse In the season when Grampy spends his time indoors in foul air and desert dryness, Grampy doesn't heed. :v, -: . QUESTIONS AND .ANSWERS, lodjae to Prevent Goitre. Please print the directions for taking iodine to prevent and cure goitre. (Mrs. H. P. M.) Answer A deficiency of iodine la the food in regions far from the sea or at considerable antitude. probably accounts for the Jre quency of simple goitre among chil dren, particularly girls.. This de ficiency may be upjed by ad ministering each spring and ' au tumn, as has oen-done in some of the public schools in cities of the great lakes region, a course of iodine in some form, it doesn't mat ter particularly what form of iodine, save tbat very small quan tities are necessary. : . One or two drops of tincture of iodine, may be given each day, in a glass of water, for a period of six Interest in Rifle Shooting Grows Washington,, D. C, Nov. W. The i first class shot True ernlrM .hdu,uj aea Sight li needed. "Shooting tnakes for phvtlcai f ness," says this official. "There ire UU DUCilUVUR lUlilUI 11UQI attSCOPd to it, but tbe kneeling, rising, and operating of the winter program of gallery rue matcnea reveais mat more people than ever are Interest ed in marksmanship. It is esti mated that about 1,000.000 rifles are in use in this country, and more with the National Rifle association. I else that mcst people need. . Rifle shooting haa been promoted rectly. too, the marksman Is apt t ,brrif; ,e,,Lfo"0W iweeks in the spring and again tor fashion of tbe old doctors you de-j scribe, and pronounced your trou ble a touch of catarrh. Would you feel satisfied J And suppose I then proceeded to concoct some horrible shotgun conglomeration. . . ." "The old doctor handed out a combination of real medicines that started you rigbjt on the treat ment," Grampy insists. "In the old days you knew you were sick and you knew what you had." "A slight cold on the chest, per haps?" the doctor ventures faceti ously. "You knew just what ailed you. But now," Grampy regrets to say. "you get so little medicine and so many examinations you're half in doubt whether you're a malingerer or a miserable mortal in the last stages of . . . ." To hear Grampy tell it one would think the old- time doctor with his ponderous ways and his limited knowledge had possession of some secret or mystic method with which be could knock light, medi um or heavy "colds" into cocked hats in no time, no matter how deeply or firmly seated, they were in the chest. Grampy is convinced that his chronic bronchitis is a "cold settled in the chest" and nothing will change him. Like many other misguided victims of chronic bronchitis and allied trou a neriod of six weeks in the fall, Or two or three grains of sodium iodine may be given daily, dissolved in not less than a quart of the drinking water, for a period of a month each spring and autumn. This has not only . prevented goitre on a large scale when sys tematically given, hut it has cured many cases of simple goitre. Persons ' with . ; exophthalmic goitre should not experiment with iodine in any form, unless under' medical direction and observation. Castor Oil and Salts. Which is the most- harmless physic, castor oil or salts? ' (T. U. C.) Neither can be caMed a harmless physic, but it is difficult to say which is the more harmful. Per haps salts works more havoc among adults; castor oil doesmore harm to infants: for adults abuse the onef and infants are maltreated with the other. Quadroon and White. What are the chances of Jhe off spring of a quadroon anda. white being born black? (H. M.) Answer Some of the children may have more pigment than the by the association ever since 1871 as a preparedness measure, ana now the war department is working through a board, in cooperation! with the association, to stimulate interest in target practlcoJiationar matches fired on one large range and gallery and outdoor small bore matches fired on competitors' home ranges are held each year. Cups, medala and other trophies are awarded. x ' But, according to the rifle board, the government is not advocating ride shooting entirely in the inter est of national defense. Whether a man ever shoulders a gun in the army or militia, the exercise and personal development of target shooting are worth while, and the board wants to see rifle shooting even more of a popular sport than it has grown to be. Because rifle shooting does not attract large public audlencM knowledge of, the sport is confined chiefly to marksmen. Unlike foot ball, it has a few fans who merely sit on the sidelines and yell. An audience at a match is made up mainly of marksmen with a sprtnk- line of casually interested menus. When one of the onlookers becomes a fan he gets a gun. - This is a healthy condition. It is an ideal of sport to have a large engaging in the activity, leaving a percentage of the people Interested small percentage of chronic onlook ers. Rifle shooting is one of the few sports that approximates this ideal. In fact, rifle shooting is an un usual sport in a number of ways, according to the war department's rifle board. In the first place, be cause of its relation to national de fense it is backed by the govern ment, a unique distinction for a popular sport. ' It requires more concentration than the exacting game of chess, and it calls lor gen eral physical fitness rather than the specialized muscular development demanded by most sports. Many Girls Interested. The tools of rifle shooting are implements of destruction, yet it is a sport in which almost no casual ties occur. As one marksman puts it, "Compared to lootDau, rine shooting is a ladies' game." And, as quadroon parent, some may have : a matter of fact, it is becoming less. The average degree of pig mentation of the skin of all the children would be less than that of bles, be employs a physician, pays the darker parent The chance of suosianuai iees tor meaicai aavice a oiacit cunu ueiug mu w buvu bile do you imagine that the officials would have ' and care, yet unhesitatingly rejects J parentage is practically nil. waited until a warrant was sworn out against you before they arrested you? You know they wouldn't after Dec' 5 he is advised to employ the power of his office to suppress public lawlessness in East Moline. ' ing today in East Moline under the protection ur.tne snerin s omce. it Sheriff Miller wants ' The Argus last evening presented you an fl tospare ,, himself . embarrassing revelations frustrated closeup of the Looney vice vultures' ITHE DOWN-TOWN CHURCH. 'Chicago Methodists have under way the construction of a 21-story church and office building. It will be the first skyscraper church tojte erpcted in this country. In a'general way VthgEstru'cture and the venture will be devoted to3he larger development of the usefulness and ecfVlce of the down-town church. iTW impression has been strong that the work of 'tnchurch should be done close to the home, hence the church and tbe home should be located near each- other. There ,are others who (eel, the church should stay downtown, meeting the problems of that part of the city, seeking to become a -real factor in down-town life,, directing its currents and activities along the right lines. , ;With the development of this great struc- tur in Chicago there will be a full opportunity foMhe larger activities along the lines favored byijQie Supporters of the down-town church. Thigbuilding will have the activity, there will be3unds, tB' develop and maintain the activi ties there will be able men and women to help plajfc wisely the work to be done. . It should be ilSsl interesting experiment of what a down town church can do and show what results .caaifbe accomplished. There are homes in the congested section in many places, but ,in these hotus live men and women and there are children being reared there. There is work of the greatest importance for the churches that are organised and equipped to handle it. with men' and women, trained to do' the work. If it brings results t the value expected it is certain to mean down-town churches in many other churches. r FULFILLING A PROPHECY. Kipling's prophecy, "With the Night Mail." has already reached a 'surprising degree ofjfulfillinent. In this imaginative vision of the fuftie Kipling mentioned the wireless on air- thlps and stressed the importance of light slg- na!i on rh ground to direct sight flying. These two: features have become vital in deavtopmehf. of air travel. rThe poStofflce department, in its attempt to establish non-stop coast-to-coast mail service defends upon radio direction finders, radio lo calizers and radiophones to guide the mail shtjev Postal allots have been quoted is say ing that they would rather fly at night If they the roost. done. f And Lboney said that it couldn't be After reading the story of the Looney vice vu!ures' roost in last evening's Argus do you longer doubt that there was an underworld government in Rock Island? j With Other Editprs WHAT A STATE! - The Daily Short Story BOYS WILL BE BOYS. By Evelyn Belle Whtimore. (Copyright, 1922, by tbe Wheeler Syndicate, Inc.) biously. At last, when the silence became so intense that it fairly shouted. Belle volunteered to risk strangu- ifrftlt in - HvaIv vminffntarR of I lfltlnn Anil want tin in invpsflpnfp That nearly , masculine sex ever in action, life t Not a sound reached her as she (From Chicago Tribune.) Small vetoed $700,000 of the appropriations for the attorney general's office. put the state out of business as a prosecutor. in the Weston home could hardly ; tip-toed cautiously to the attic Then Mr. Small was discovered to be cne ofjbe likened to the calm flow of a door and peered in. There on the the citizens who mieht not want the state to'PlacW atream. Instead, the days floor lay a figure tied hand and foot the citizens who might not want tne state "(came an4 went me the nsh and an(i gagged. From a beam above be in business as a prosecutor. Evidence came ; tumhie of noisy rapids. I hung a rope that was made fast to The Looney roost was filled with bombs, shot guns, rifles, revolvers, daggers and dies for the making of numbers to put oa stolen automobiles. And Rock Island is supposed to be a community of 35,000 law-abiding citizens. A copy -of last evening's Argus should be preserved in every home in Rock Island to 6e shown to future generations that they may ap preciate conditions under which the present day citizenship were forced to live because of the cowardice of paid officialdom. . , The oniy persons in Rock Island who don't want John Looney apprehended axe those who conspired with him in the promotion of his criminal activities. The Argus for months had been warning officials that the Looney vice vultures' roost was a menace to the -safety and decency of the community and its people. And The Argus proved its assertions with facts and photo graphs in last evening's issue. The camera doesnt lie. , to light requiring his indictment for embezzle ment. An expensive trial followed, resulting in a verdict of not guilty from a jury for some of whose members public employment since has been found. Public employment also was found for an editor who has been active in trying the case favorably out of court. Small's good fortune with the jury did not end the required activities of the attorney gem eral in his case. There is still the necessity Of trying the civil case for recovery from Small of the money the Lake county jury said he did not embezzle beyend a reasonable doubt. Then Herrin, in Williamson county, turned man killer and did 'some murder wholesale which would have been approved by the soviet cheka. Herrin asked tbe state what it thought it was going to dp about it and for a while the state didn't know what to answer. Local justice was up a tree and Ahe state prosecutor was out of funds. Citizens who thought there ought to be at least a trial after some 20 men had been butchered a la Russe raised the money to enable- Mr. Brundage to proceed with the forms of law in Williamson county. . . Rock Island broke ou with a milder ease i of general murder, growing out of uncon trolled vice conditions, and again tbe attorney generaKwith his flat pocketbook was asked to intervene. The Chicago school board got so raw that it scared even Thompson. A special grand jury, members of which were threatened one had the woman game tried on him voted indict ments. Every other day some influence was found at work to protect he school looters. The jury had several times to appeal to the court to rid it of obstructions which were pre venting the discovery of the truth. The state's attorney of Cook county passes There was "something doing the recumbent object every minute and Mother Weston! Belle ran aross and looked was in no danger of adding super- down upon brother Pranci3, as se- nUOUS pounaa ID uvi wwsm uc-ivuiny uuuuu, aa x uftic ui u;. cause of insufficient exercise. She Screaming with merriment, she was so continually on the move, as - loosened the gag. well as her restless lads, that "Pa" i Francis grunted in relief. Weston laughingly declared that he J "Quick," he urged, "get me out had discovered perpetual motion ; of this! I can't move!" under his own roof. I "Move!" Belle shouted, "you're But. having been young once ' tied so isolid I can't, unfasten you herself, mother took things as they: in 10 yfars!" came with philosophic grace andj "Belle, dp hurry and get busy, I found that her saving sense of hu-;tell you my arms are broken." mor was a welcome asset in man- Belle stifled her mirth and "got aging a family. I busy." She untied the rope sus- "if they only turn out to be good 1 pended from the beam and began men." she often said, "battered 'on the cords that held his wrists. furniture and wracked nerves will "Did you lie down and let him that. Any number of schools nave irirlH' rifles teams, and the girls are nrovine to be good shots, bast vear a Washington high school girls' team won the Astor cup match which carries tne mgn scnooi cnam nionshio for the country. High schools anu many coueges b-4 benefited physically. Th h ginner soon learns that he tu shoot straighter when he feels Vef than when he is run down. EueuU sleep, some exercise, nourishing food makes for steadiness. Tlw rifleman rajfV goes in for rigorous training, but he finds his shooW record an- incentive to ordinary Al ness. Teaches Coordination. i I "Perhaps the chief benefit of rifl shooting, though, is that 1T teactan coordination of mind inj muscle and self analysis ' ya learn more from a miss than from a hit. If you fail to hit the bull's eye you start figuring why you miss ed the shot, and so the valuable habit of analyzing mistakes is in culcated." v V" The importance of accurate muj. cular control, as pointed out by tliV expert, is obvious. Nerves are a prevalent source of unfitness in this country today. The rifle expert says that a person who is excessively nervous either learns to control his nerves and muscles by practic ing at a target or he never learn? to shoot. The nervous, thoughtless person who bangs away gets no-' where until he develops self-control. The average individual can ac quire this control. The rifle expert say: "Skill at rifle shooting is not a gift, antT it is not born in the average American. It is sheer bank that the American can shoot intui tively. Given better muscular co- ortination by nature one man may develop shooting ability quicker than another of course, but most of tbe men at the top of the game are men who have got there by work." The expert offers another point to show the value of rifle experi ence. He points out that because of the danger of carelessly handle! firearms tbe discipline of the range is strict. Te amateur soon has it drilled into him that he must ob serve tbe rules for handling a guu and staying at his post. Conscious ly or unconsciously the man who shoots learns to discipline himself ,, and ethers. It is because this ciu-1! tion becomes second nature to the shooter that there are so few ac cidents on the rifle range. In the past 10 years there have been no fatalities at the national rifle matches, which are the biggest con tests in the country, with from 600 to 1,200 competitors annually, aad not more than two or three peop'e have been injured. "I might say here," the rifle man added, "that if you make a study have come to regard shooting as a ! of gun accidents you find that the standard sport for which the school I gun is almost invariably held by a letter is to be regularly awarded, I person who knows nothing about The Naval Academy, the University I shooting. An expenenceu maras- of Pennsylvania. Yale: and Prince ton are among the colleges at which rifle shooting is rate with other sports. Police departments in some cities have formed rifle teams, and ex-soldiers and sportsmen all over the country are organized in more than 1,000 clubs cf the National Rifle as sociation. -Rifle shooting is known as a poor man's game an entire afternoon's practice would cost about 75 cents and because of this a large' number of working men are enrolled in the clubs. It also ap peals to scientists and technical workers wto are attracted by the croblems of marksmanship. One big advantage of shooting as a nonular sport is that anyone can shoot, according to an oCicial of the rifle Board. A husky athlete may not be so good a marksman is a man of slight, wiry buiid. A per son wearing eve-glasses may be a be of lesser consideration." fasten you up like this?" The Argus Santa jClaus Fund takes care of hundreds of poor children in Rock Island every Christmas. Tour part is to supply the money. The Argus Santa Ciaus Fund committee does lthe prosecution of the Indicted men to the at- the rest You may send along your contribu tion any day from now on. .' - . 1 ' Truman H.Xewberry' has finally resigned his seat in the United, States senate -when be found himself no longer able to withstand the powerful momentum of indignant public opin ion. Newberry hung, to his seat longer than he should have. He purchased his election to the senate, the people knew it, and they simply could not assent to his enjoying a political dis tinction that he did not fairly earn. v r ; 1 ,i Many complaints are heard against the practice of allowing slow-moving conveyances to use the Rock UUnoVhridtw during to heavy -traffic periods of the day. Handling of travel on the bridge Is dally becoming more serious. It might considerably-relieve the situation If One busy afternoon, as she was , Francis looked sheepish. "I fitting a new dress to daughter J thought he'd let me loose again. Belle, a deafening racket com-, Get a wiggle on, can't you?" menced just above them in tbe big j "I am hurrying as fast as 1, can. unfinished cnamDer cauea me i-, it wouia serve you rignt u I lett tic." you here such a simpleton as you Mother . Weston sprang from her .are. Why, you haveirl got com kneelinR position. "If they don't. mon sense! Hold still!" - The imprisoned wrists were not only doubly wound and knotted with cord, but a wire had been ef fectively used1, as well. "Good land!" Belle exclaimed when she discovered this, and the knock all the nlaster off this cell ing it will be a miracle!" she cried. I "They're playing Indian," com forted Belle, giggling. The terrific rumpus shook the house. ' ' "Mercy me, do go up. Belle, and tell them to stop immediately. After Belle's departure the torn motion seemed to lessen somewhat, then broke Out anew, while out bursts of laughter and shrieks of "Stop" made the rafters ring. Mother dropped ner sewing ana , hurried up the stairs. At the top numb hands would permit, he un she was met by a dishevelled Belle.wound the ropes that secured his who ran past her screaming, uo feet. man would never think of pointinz a gun, loaded or unloaded, at any body for fun. "It is always the unloaded gun that goes off. Why? Because tie owner ba not had it out often enough to know whether it is load ed or not. The trouble is that most people who have guns have no place to shoot them. A man keeps a gun for an emergency, and when the emergency comes he knows too little abont hooting to handle the weapon effectively. "I believe that as target shoolin? becomes more popular the gun will lose its bad reputation as a cau94" of accidents, and what is more there win he fewer crooks. The gunman is not afraid of the amateur shot and his rusty gun, but he docs fear a trained marksman, and if the average citizen were a crack shot there would be fewed thugs and, second story men." Argus Information Bureau i Am into eaa fat tha aamr la m;r quntlon b wrltlM Th Arrut l""r Mot mmn Vradcne J. liMkia. Uimiw, Wmngion. I. C. Give lu'l " , mMrtm and mclo two-eem Ump tut t Hum po.ti.ee. Be bnel. Ail uwuin counaeotuU. ue Kplm Ucuc aaal aintd to aacb individual, iio atteouoo wlU paid to aniMMjoiotM leltara.) Q. What per cent'of theNheat of ence to admission to the bar. These rin,rtr stnvp pops iin the chim- are not uniform. Most of theui re- ney? How much when a hot water . quire the applicant to pass an et- . -I-- i. At v W I uminntinn rnirt if he can do SO, aDB A. The Bureau of Mines says' will subscribe to the oath of omca that it depends entirely on the he will be admitted to practice re-, -i.iii a I- o.ins fn, firos TTn -' m r7lpss nf where he obtained 11 -s Her foist rnndilions about 70 per , legal education. The oath of omce cent of heat is absorbed by a hot ! is usually to the effect that the m - RUW U.DWV ... BUU LUC CtJUfc Ul LtUJl J . - .. lsiiivh Bho valnlv trisri n .nv,a.. t . inn it AS vtr rent I nlirant will Rlirtnort the consilium :T"5.". . " , 'r r'.v, ,;,h state uun aua laws ui uic l . and the constitution and laws the nnrtirnlar state in which M" malrea a nnli ration for admission. Q. How much space will a pouna. hurry? rippled forth iiWill you begged. Finally, after pulling and twist ing. Belle managed to free . the i groaning - victim s arms. in a steam plant. Average house- Francis holders utilize about 30 per cent of heat during Ahe heating season. The efficiency of a stove varies with the'wav if is operated; if a large stove is used and not forced 0f floor wax cover? back. ma. quick! They 11 lasso !vou!" . "Ma" bravely advanced to the at tic door. When the boys saw her they pushed forward with a rush. R. S. Then, with as mnrh haata salt, i. ..n b(h,i,hI' hv hxtween SO t-..0 r,iinarv condition!. ' , It IB UU'.V J ' .1. I 1J V -. Ul .... . . ,MK I. .....) ... i j ,x i I . . . iii ... . . , 1 and iv per cent, dui u a uum noor wax snouia cover stove is- forced the efficiency will square feet to the pound. drop as low as zo per cent. Q. What proportion of the dia monds found come from Africa? T. T. H. asked torney general, who is, as he was in the Her rin case, without funds. He needs 1150,000 of that $700,000 which Small took away from his office if he is to prosecute the appointees of Small's, city friend. Thompson, and the others accused. There Is plenty of easy money in Chicago and Illinois anw it can be had under the most favorable conditions. The case of our real estate and building experts shows that it is possible to add several million dollars to an iny coma and not even pay an income tax on if. But justice is broke. - .-v- - In civil life citiaenshave -subscribed to a large fund iatended to enable a citizen to build a home or an office building without having the workers killed or the building blown un. Justice Is blind and broke. What is needed daughter, i. . tmm aw ' - glad-Of I Q. How tall is a horse that is 1 15 hands high? R- &- ' A. Using the hand as a meaanre fitrtnatA In earlv times, and fOUl A. South African diamond fields ; ,,. K. "rPnied as tiie . . , . . , indues a--r- . . yieiu ouuui o per i standard measurement wnen By product, v Q. Can a barrister-at-iaw from England get any exemption if he wishes to practice in America? A. L. C. A. Eacli state prescribes its own "Where's Frederick Belle, watching him. "Outdoors, I guess. Say, Belle " "No, I shan't promise not to tell," she interrupted. "Next time you're winding the lariat and sending it such a ninny" but laughter chok- abead. The rope missed its target ed the Remainder, and she ran out, and mother stood her ground. j leaving him to his own reflections. "Look here, youboys," she ex-i . postulated, retreating as they camej There was a brief lull "in the one again, howling with joy, "if you : day's occupations" at sUDoer lime. don't stop this instant I'll" here for even active boys are obliged to!rui '. and regulations with refer- her threat was-'cut short for, as tne ; eat, and after a hilarious evening . , menacing coil a second time hur-1 mother sent them to bed early. , T tied toward her, she turned pre-r- She had but settled herself for a mother rushed into the melee, cipitately and fled. (much-needed respite when, fromj "Look out, you'll break a win- Belle had hardly reached the liv-, above came a series of bangs and'dow!" she called, capturing every ing-room when the door flew open. thumps, and" Belle's voice tailing ! pillow she could reach. "And just and in rushed mother, followed by j urgently: "Ma, ma,' come up here. I see that bed! Frederick Weston, howls of triumph. She sank into a; quick! They're tearing everything : give that to me!" and she separat-chair,--breathless, while Belle. to pieces!" - jed Frederick from the pillow he laughed Until the tears came. j Mother flew upstairs and found 'had caught over her head. Ere long, absolute silence per-1 pandemonium let. loose In the! The boys were too exhausted by vauetr me nouee a buhucbb u uuyn room; si was-a pillow tight in ominous, that mother cast . appro-: f ul session. Both boys, wild with excitement, were racing around the room, jumping on bed and c hairs and strewing the bed covers about. "Nothing.' I guess, replied her while pillows sailed in everv di- safe lv tucked therein I should think you'd be.rection. reeardless of breakable in thm little rest" ' Objects. v Pm ralcnnl But mother shook her head du- i Unable to make herself heard household. - hensive glances atticward. "What can they be doing now?" sne annea. their exertions and laughter to bat tle further, so they subsided and listened with intermittent chuckles to mother's lecture. ne made the Ing of a hand. Hence, a horse hands high would be nve ieti Q.tWhen was the New York So- ciety for the Suppression of vice started? " C S. A. It was founded in 1ST3 by An' nMntAAlr lUl'UT .WUlJlUt.a. .v.. Q. At the present time, qu" ;-; 1 ail i u I iai uu iij A. In 1921 the total taxes on fli- tilled spirits was 82.59S.08.0i. W the same year $7,500,000 was T. propriated for enforcement of pnf hihitinn hv the federal govem- 1111" 111. i . . He priests? T. W A. In 1920 there were four in tn was the first colored priest aPP0' , bed and saw her mischievous sons en in tne umjeu oi- - u Cnm. in 1ESS. He W8 paPtOr -J Weston ! St. Monica's church, Chicago, unw 1 bis death in 1902. - , . in the V