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SAVINGS BANK Capital, Barplns and Undivided Proflta, Owosio, Michigan $50,000 35,000 Officers and Directors. W. F. Gallagher, President A. L. Arnold, Yica President , . T. M. Euler, Vica PresldeJj W. A. Rosenkrftft, Cifthlef ' ,P. N. Cllne, Ass't Cashier , K. F. Crawford, Ass't Cashier L, C. Hall. n. B. Sturtevant, A. E. Foster. THE OWOSSO TIME! ElDVlUND O. DEWEY. Prop. OVTOSSO. MICH.. JUNE 11, 1920. Senator Charles E. Townsend, as chairman of the Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads, has been ap r,Aint pViairman of a Senatorial com mission to investigate the handling of mail by the Post Office Department. The president of the benate was di rected to appoint the commission from members of the Committee on Post Officers and Post Roads by a provi- gion' in the Post Office appropriation act provided April 24. Senators Thomas Sterling, of Seuth Dakota, George H. Moses, of New Hampshire, Republicans; Charles B. Henderson, of Nevada, and David I. Walsh, of Massachusetts, Democrats, -are the other members of the commission. The commission -will report its find ings to Congress. And once in awhile we have to stop and laugh when we recall how Pres ident Wilson was elected in 1912 on a solemn pledge to reduce the cost of living. Gee! wouldn't 1912 prices sound good today! Beaver Springs (Pai) -Herald. Trie White House patent on the Peace , treaty will run out next March and there won't be anybody to renew it.-4Minneapolis Tribune. It'Xvas a wise student who, when asked to name the President's cabinet retorted, "I haven't read the newspa pers today." Burlington (Vt.) News. I$j is said that administration dem ocrats fearing an open break at San Francisco, are setting out to try to bring Bryan and Wilson into accord. This ' can be easily enough .: accom plished if Bryan wil go back on whai he said about the treaty, the covenant and a , number .of other issues and adopt the "willingly go along" habit of rairid. Martinex (Calif.) Gazette. ' PERRY t , Perry, June 4. Manley H. Sher man?, 77, a prominent resident here for. 21 years, died suddenly of heart trouble last night. He had been in poor health for some months. Mr. Sherman was the second prominent Perry man to die suddenly in two days, John Blanchard expiring unex pectedly Wednesday night. Suit has been started by summons in circuit court by Mrs. Flora Estey Woodard, administrator of the estat of !her daughter, Frances Woodard, deceased, against Hugh Woodard for $5,000. The defendant is a cousin of the plaintiff's husband, Frank Wood ard, of Owosso. In the Saginaw Valley high school track meet held in Bay City last Sat urday Owosso gained ten points through the efforts of Bill Melchers who won second in the high jump and shot-put and Rodesiler who won sec ond in the half mile and Sternaman who won fourth in the 100 yard dash. This is a good showing made by the boys and with the succeeding years they hope to' do better with experience an" with more practice. TURN FIREFLY TO ACCOUNT Hoy the Natural Light of the Insect ls Utilized by Indians of the Antilles. In Cuba and other Islands of the Caribbean region there Is a species of firefly so brilliantly luminous that pre-Columbian Imllans used tlu-in for lantern lights, Imprisoning tliera for the? purpo.se In perforated gourds. Cuban negroes ntlll utilize? Uiem In the, same way, confining a few of the Insects In an ordinary glass lantern, which may be conveniently hung up In the hut or carried about on dark nights. The Indians of the, Antilles, long ago, made another Use of the firefly lanterns, employing them for signaling,- One great advantage they had was that their light could not be blown out by wind oruPdut'ttf rain; and, with a sort of (Morpecode,,tlie;plinto telegraphy was aA lixcbedlriify etiit leht means of sending mpxtfJ ilbut lag warnings of dKrtgrHir imJj1de. On occasions of nocturnal outdoor festirlty In Cuba It Is a comman thing for ladles to adorn their gowns' with these brilliant fireflies, which glow more brightly thsn any gems.. The eggs laid by the- Inserts are luminous, the firefly's light being thus handed down without extinguishment from generation to generation, each one .passing the; torch along, as It were, to the next Pittsburgh Dis patch. ...... . . - . CHATTERTON'S SLIDE By WILL T. AMES (. 1120, by McClurs Newspaper Syndicate.) "We're to pick up four more lengths at the Red Barn," announced Peltier, the train boss, to McNlder, the engi neer of the log train. "Who said so?" demanded McNlder, halting In his task of tinkering the leaky cycllnder of the queer little loco motive. "His Mfes," replied Peltier with shrug of his shoulders that confirmed the Indication of French descent pro vlded., by his name. "I thought his sister was going out with us." Evidently McNlder could:i't reconcile the presence of a woman on the log train with the gratuitous perils, of a nine-length load, over the tortuous curves and breathless gradi ents of the Burke company's road. "So she Is," corroborated the train boss. ",,- .' "Well, I'll be d d! "What are you going to do with a fellow like Greener?" exclaimed Pel tier. "I asked him If lie had for Kmen mac ms Janice was going on the train, and he bawled me out; ask ed me who I thought I was; said they often hauled eleven and twelve on the Nicknmaug's road." "Sure! I'd rather haul twenty there than six hero," commented the engineer. "Well, there you are! We haul the nine, and Miss Greener goes and like enough she'll get smashed flat between a couple of twelve-Inch butts!" And the train boss took himself somberly off to see that the five "lengths" of great spruce logs were stowed as safe on their trucks as human care could make them. Dave Peltier, middle-sized, strong. lithe, had been born to he woods like his father before him. But he had yielded to the pet desire of the father and had, goijie ;to school and college. For Pcltfei Senior, wns making a little money as a woods Jobber and wns pos sessed to spend It on an education for the boy ;, which Is often the way with men who have had no schooling them selves. The war came when Dave was in 'his sophomore year at Tech and he had gone over with the first contingent of foresters. When he got back it was to find his father dying, the little business melted away and the task of getting a f living before him, , Tie had been train boss for the Burke outfit when the new manager, Greener, came; and he had at once.attracjed.the attention of Miss Janice Greener when that yorfng wohih an arrived, a month ago, to visit her brother and, principally, to get new material for the paintings of winter woods and lumber camps which had already brought her some measure of success. The girl, pluming herself on an art ist's contempt for the conventionali ties, had permitted herself and per mitted Peltier a degree of intimacy in their friendship that led, as the down hill flow of water, to a frank confes sion of regard by the young woods man; for Dave Peltier had never thought of himself as the inferior of any being on earth. The consequences had been calami tous. Janice Greener suddenly, discov ered that her artist colony democracy was only skin deep and she had stung Peltier as a woman can sting a man only when she realizes that It Is the difference In their social posi tions which alone makes his proffered love Impossible of acceptance. This was two days before Janice's depar ture from the camp, , ' Miss Greener should have traveled In the cab. Instead she had insisted In riding,' somehow, on the logs. So Peltier, obeying an order of the man ager, had built an Ingenious little plat form of planks over the rear truck of the fifth length, above the logs. Here, nestled among half a dozen old fur coats, the headstrong girl was snugly perched as the lurching train bumped along on its twenty-mile Journey to the mills. At the Bed Barn came to her Peltier, urged on by visible worry. "Miss Greener," he said, "won't you please ride the rest of the way In the cab. It's really dangerous among the logs. We're going to take on four more lengths here; they'll be behind you. If anything happens you'll be right In the middle of It." "Mr, Peltier,", returned Miss Green er, "I do not wish you to concern your self with my safety at all. I don't un derstand why my brother keeps In a position where a little nerve Is neces sary a person so- so extremely ap prehensive." What could a man do after thflt but turn on his heel and stalk away? And what could a girl do after saying It hut look as pert and u noon eerned as possible and wish she had bitten her tongue off before she did say It? It was half way down the long "slide" on Chatterton's ridge that It happened. McNlder had been easing the ponderous, ever-threatening nine lengths down the ghastly grade by inches and feeling his little engine grow lighter and weaker under his hand each Instant The train crew was running beside the train, nqueezlng the brake shoes with tW ridiculous hand cranks that must be operated from the ground. Suddenly McNlder turned to Joe Kylle. his ioreman. , ( . -.lASout here la where we get off. Joe. Everything's set up and she's In rtrtrse, ,bat,tht damned -welxhfs Ing t push old Betsy right up Into the air. Well hit the bottom at'a'hun dred an hour and pile up sky high In the river. Jump." : They made It safely enough, and watched the train, gaining momentum at every yard, speed past to Its doom. f'My God ! The girl 1" McNlder, helpless on the ground, had caught sight of Janice, white-faced and now desperately frightened, clinging to. her pitiful seat of state. "Not a chance In the world for her 1" breathed the engi neer. But whether there was a chance or not, someone was trying to get to her, Running over the lurching, shifting logs from the rear of the long train Dave Peltier was risking death at ev ery step. He had been tending the tail end bmke when the runaway began. At the moment when the engine crew Jumped Dave swung himself onto the logs of the lust length and began his breakneck race. Janice saw him coming; watched the hazardous approach of the oncom ing figure with unreasoning hope If he could only get to her! He was racing , along the logs of the sixth length now, keeping his footing some how, like a chamois. A great, peril ous, seemingly Impossible leap from length to length he was with her, held her in his arms. "The only chancer" he shouted above the grinding roar of the train "Leave It to me. Don't try to move!' He picked her up like a child, bal ancing himself and making his way with cautious shuffling steps to the edge of the platform. There, with the girl tight-clasped to his breast, he waited; wuited for the one chance. Then all at once he kissed her and the next instant they were In the air Peltier had Jumped. A contractor from Boston had bought, cut and piled some hundreds of Christmas trees that he was to have shipped out over the log road The market had broken. The trees rere still there. Peltier remembered. And as he leaped for them he threw himself en his back and -Janice Greener escaped without a scratch. Peltier left the hospital in two weeks When he did It was with a warm Joy In his heart, for Janice had written him: "Come to me as soon as they will let you. Because, Dave dear, you are such a wonderful, valorous one that you are always going to be my buffer." SEEMS FLAW IN ARGUMENT Matter of Food and Latitude, at First Plausible, Will Hardly Bear Analysis. Someone who does not. seem to hnwe much regular work to do hs evolved an argument proving that n"person StiOtikPeat only those' foods which are produced In t ho -latitude in which he fiVes, remarks the Ohio State Journal. That Is to say, a citizen of this gar den spot of the world ought never t eat a lobster or.n banana, a mackerel or a prune, but, Instead and for In stance, a pork chop and a puwpaw, a catfish and a plate of boiled cabLnge. The basis of this reasoning Is that the proper feeding of the human race was carefully planned In the first place and things which It would be good for people to eat under certain climatic conditions were placed right to their hand. The orange, for example, is a fine food for persons In warm cli mates, where It grows, cooling their blood and keeping their vital forces up to their work, but here, where It does not grow and therefore Is not the natural food of those who live here, It causes all sorts of distem pers in the rash physical structure that takes it In. The theory has been elaborated and set forth In a rather plausible way, but, If the good Lord Intended to limit us so, why were we given that sort of Intelligence which ins enabled s to develop our trans portation facilities to the point where we can get codfish as easily as pork hops and oranges as readily as boiled cabbage? HOB8E BADLY - OUT BY FALL Specialist's Prescription Prevent Complioatiom. In telling of the accident to his horse, Mr. Luther Carmen of Valley Park, Mo., stated: "My horse fell down and cnt his knees all np. I dressed them with Dr. LeGear's Antlseptio Healing Powderjand they are healing fine. It is a wonderful (remedy for healing sores on horees." Mr. Carmen is simply voicing the sentiments of hundreds of others who feel that having Dr. LeGear's personal prescriptions on hand at all times is nearly as good as having Dr. LeGear where they could reach him in a few minutes Wounds and sores must be taken care of immediately. Get a can of Dr. Le Gear's Antiseptic Healing Powder from yonr dealer. Dast on enough of it to coyer the wound or sore. It forms a protection against insects and infection and promotes healthy healing. Dr. L. D. LeGear Med Co., 8r. Louis, Mo. Good farms and bnildings with live stock, tools and machinery, for sale in Kent and Ionia conn ties, on good roads, near markets, at $75 to 1C0 per acre; Easy terms. Frank C Alger, Lowell, Mich. 4 7 Union phone 297 will reach the beBt place to market, yonr poultry, egga and cream. Swift & Co Adv All important county news in THE Times $ 1 per year. WANTED FARM Wanted, to bear from owner of farm or eood land for sale. Price and description. Fall de livery. L. Jones, box 531, Oloey, 111. AGENTS WANTED Ladv or irent- leman airent in Owohho lor Wmkins Famous -Products. Watkine iroods bnown everywhere. Big profit. Write today. Watkins Company, 53 W inona, Minn. Avoid Mental Excitement. Anger, fear and other forms of men tal excitement, it has been learned. may stop digestion entirely and cause ! serious kidney diseases. Sunday Excursion to Toledo, Ohio. The Ann Arbor Railroad is now op erating weekly Sunday excursions from Owosso to Toledo, Ohio, and return, and will continue to do so nntil further notice. Train will leave Owosso at 8:50 a in. Returning, train will leave To ledo 5:00 p. m. Fare for round trio. 2 50 WANTED Help. Married man for farm work. House furnished. Must be Experienced in cuttiBgtimber." Ap ply to tL E. Hart wan, Ashley, Mich, i CLERKS, nifrn, women, for Railway Mail and (iovernment Clerkships. Age. 18 upward; fllO monthly. Experience nnutcessarv. Examinations June 10. Kor free pHitlcuUrs, write J. Leonard, (former Ciil Servc Examiner) 212 Equitable lild .Washington, I). C. 10 Sociology in Spanish America. A controversy has recently been go ing on In Spanish-American newspa per columns as to where sociology was first tnught in Spanish America. One of the claimants was D. Antonio Delleplane, who In the well-known liuenos Aires magazine "Nosotros" (We) wrote that In 1800 he inaugu rated, by official request, the teaching of sociology In Argentina and all Spanish America. The honor, how ever, has been proved by Pedro Ilen rlquez Urena, a scholar from Santo Domingo who has taught at the Uni versity of Minnesota, to belong to Eugenlo Maria Hostos. nostos, a Porto Illcan, deserving of a far wider public than he has, preceded the IJuenos Aires claimant by 19 years, having Included sociology In the cur riculum of the Santo Domingo Normal school in 18S0; Hostos wrote the text hook and gave the fwst course In 1883-1884. Freedom of the Matrimonial Seas. Young llarley was home for a few days from a cruise with the merchant marine. "Well," said the man from the home town, genially, "how have you been en joying maritime life?" ' "I haven't been enjoying It at all, slrj.'. answered the. youngster, blushing, "she broke the engagement Car toonp Magazine. What He ForooL . , :' "Wore you not taught in school to be polite, TommleV .-, ., . ;.. ... "Yes. mother, I. was; but Ik was taught so many things I cajDJkjefliein- tax 'em til, (1 , .,.Vi,; . .. After you eat always use )(F0R YOUR STOMACH'S sTRiD one or two tablets eat like candy. Inatantlvrelieveslleartburn, Bloated Gassy Feehng. Stops indigestion, food souring, repeating, headacheand the many miseries caused by . Acid-Stomach EATONIC is the bestremedy, it takes the harmful acids and gases right out tbabody and, of course, you get well. Tens of thousands wonderfully benefited. Guaranteed to satisfy or money refunded by your own drug gist. Cost a trifle. Please try it 1 See the Display! AN Ingersoll display in a window shows a store where you can bo "fitted" to one of the dozen or more Ingersolls ac cording to your own spe cial needs. Call on an Ingersoll dealer today and let him help you select. RmrfiolJtm Witwbury Ridiolito $3.50 UwUd $6.35 Grand Opening SaturdayMay 29 to 31 i, i .i THREE DAY JUBILEE The best highclass amusement place inlMichigan.' Restaurants, Hotels and Cafe all Open l Style J09 VI The Secret of a Good Figure often lie! in the traswiore. Minimi of thousands f women wear the M-n-Jolie Urassit-rc for the reason that tln-y r-t'ur.l it necessary us a corset. It Mip;.rts the hunt and Iwick nnd given the flRtirc the youthful outline which fashion decrees. . tag-ah .O'ircj BRASSlEn.ES are the riaintiext, mmt serviceable rarmcnM imaginable. Only the best of material ore lined for instance, "Walohn", a flexible bon ing of great durability nhwilutcly rutlcn permitting laundering without removal. They come in all style, nnd your local Dry Goods dealer will show tlirin to Jon on re quest. If he does not carry them, lie can easily get them for you by writing to v. Send for an illustrated booklet showiutf .- tyies that are in high favor. BENJAMIN 50 Warren Street JOIINLS Newark, N. J. for8read8iscuifcCakes o For S&le by Leading Grocers NATIONAL GROCER CO.. Distributors. 331 U0 ll . I ARGONNE I jv. a THE NEW nr Arrow LVML QutUVabody G Co. InoTroy. N-TC " American Beauty, Member Chicago Grand Opera Company, Sings Program at Chautauqua This Year ;-,,."! I, -i-X) G m mil .: " JESSIE ISABEL CHRISTIAN ' Jessie Isabel Christian, noprano, but In America when in 1917 ah vm formerly with the Chicago Opera Co., calred upon to take Galll-Cnrcl'a part a unown io American opera lovers i in "'ine liueuencta. Her ' aueewu kn a einger whose name la linked with those of Melba and Oalli-Curci, la ap- immedlately made hfr fame.' secure, f Mis Christian, althourh 4 -toittv w pearint; this summer., in concert work Iowa, has receited her munical educ4v' on .the Chautauqua program.. . ItJon in Prance. She haa auna In thi Miss CBristlan, who is recopited as Paris Opera, Opera Comlaue, and a cominf star, made her first real de-'other European bouses, .