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I. 0. 0. F. MOUWT TABOR LODGE Wo s- Meets Inn o .F. UllSwv First and Third Saturtlayin u muuiit B, R. Dodeon, N. O. li. H. Scott, Secy r- JR. 0. U. A. M. Wartburg Council No 15 Jr. 0. U. A. M. Meets 1st and 3rd Saturday in each monht. Visiting brethren welcome. C. L. KREIS. C. W. W. WILSON: R, S. MASONIC LODGE fciuerald Lodge No 377 meets every Saturday night on or before each full moon. T A MORRIS, W M L RIESDEN. Secy. LANCING SOCIETIES MASONIC Triplet Gap Lodge No 677 meets 4th Saturday of wach month, COUNTY OFFICIALS John iL-Jones, County Judge H. C. Bvrd Sheriff. G U Howard Trustee. S. H. Jestes, County Court Clerk. Chas W. Summer, Circuit Court Clerk R. A. Davis, Clerk and Master. W. B. Crenshaw, Register W H. Jackson, Tax Assessor. W. D. Jones, Coroner. N. B. Melton, County Surveyor. A .B. Peters, County Superintendent Rescue Cage. Less thrilling than being rescued and carried down on a swaying ladder, hut much more practical. Is a new res cue cage.. When the fire ladder Is thrown against a burning building It carries with It a wire cable attached to a flteel cage. Like an elevator with out, a shaft the cage hangs from its pulley at the top of the ladder, within easy reach of the windows. It is low ered by turning the cable drum on the fire truck below, and will carry four passengers safely. Popular . Mechan ics Magazine. Bright Rupert The lesson was on the rabbit "The rabbit has long ears, fur on Its body, and a tall, nothing to speak of, though," the master Informed the class. The next day he wanted to see what they knew about It. "Now, then, Rupert," he barked to a particularly bright youth, "tell me something about the rabbit." , "The rabbit has a tall," said Ru pert, eyeing his silent fellows trium phantly, "but It mustn't talk about It" Jutt So. She Was teaching the word "ele ment" to a sixth grade. She had told them its meaning the substances of which a thing Is composed and then had Illustrated her definition by saying that the elements of the earth were water and soil. Then she asked them to write sen tences containing the word. And this is the one Henry wrote: "Water is one of the elements of milk." ARE OF CHRISTIAN ORIGIN Possibly Lew Than Hair the People of the Ottoman Empire Have Moslem Ancestry. "Probably less than half of the men. women and children called Turks owe their ancestry to the Mongol ami Mo lein tribesmen who migrated from in oer Asia to Anatolia." says i. o.-s-' H. White. D. D.. in the American Revjf -.v ef Reviews. "Probably Hie lurg r p:rf are of ancestry once reckoned t'hris- -ian. This Is continued by th fjict . - . .... - that the nhyslcal characteristics of ; Mongols nave largely laueu mi. ""V visibly persUt in some, notably i:i T;ir- i tars Immigrant from the Crimea or j the Balkan states, whose IliiPngr I ; " comparatively pure. This but empha sizes the differences in the case vt the Anatolian stock. "In the- heart of what we call the Turkish empire approximately om fourth of the population are avowedly Christian ; approximately a fourth of the remainder, the Shins. fre nearer in srnfimeiit to 'hr:sil:ins than to rulr Mohammedans; a majority of the wlwh? are of Christian or''n. Torre Im held tbcni together i:;it;i O m I tit 'Mow! will Ml. and In pr'n rijite of "reversion to tyjie rr-;i:t !-. ourfd. After careful o'.serva rinns tuntlnued durlnz ii::my .w.rs of nss.!.i.e in the country I a:u o-!i-yi ,r 'tat the Moh.-'.mmi'.an Turks i pot increase In naai'ifr. u.;".It a tt,. I'W-'rr of ia'i:r( for t'o pi'ra! sirn or io:vp; tny. -wLi'e :he Ottoman Chri.-IL- :i do increase rai'.V.y cn!--s checked by periods of massacre. IfT then, some two million to five million Mongol Immigrants filtered Into Asia Minor, their descendants possibly reach those numbers today; the rest of the population Is to be credited with Christian ancestry." TO RESTORE FAMOUS PARK Bowling Green, With Its Ancient Fence, Will Again Become Show place of New York. Modern New York will probably bet ter appreciate its Bowling Green fence, recovered and restored to view by the Broadway association, for the Incidental publicity of the restoration. When the fence was new, Bowling Green waa an important part of the town, and the New Yorkers of 1770 considered It well worth while to Im port the fence from England and pay 800 for It. One la reminded that short ly before the fence was put up, the loy Hi citizens, grateful for the repeal of the Stamp act, had adorned Bowling Green with a leaden equestrian statue of George HI. For a while fence and statue stood there together: then the Revolution came, and the "Liberty Boys" pulled the statue from Its ped estal. The fence remained till 1914, minus the gilt crowns that the "Lib erty Boys" had hammered off the tops of the fence posts, but the famous park, lost In the growing city, was gradually neglected. When the fence returns to it, the park will be replanted with shrubbery, and Bowling Green made as much as possible like Its historic self. Christian Science Monitor. Insisted on Showing Hla Patriotism. He was full of patriotism, was the elderly man walking up State street the other evening, and It Is possible that an unprejudiced observer might have suspected that he had taken something else aboard during the hours Just past. At any rate, he was most patriotic and the sight Of a sturdy doughboy gladdened his wandering eyes. The boy was acting as convoy to two maidens fair and wasn't par ticularly anxious to be sorted out for hero decoration at that moment, but the elderly man was not to be de nied. He took off his cap with a flour ish worthy the days of chivalry: he loudly proclaimed his everlasting ob ligation and appreciation of the coura geous soldiery that saved the world; he insisted on shaking hands, not once but thrice at least, with the young man whom he called "Th saver of th' country"- and he looked at the girls as If he thought his patriotism, ex pressed and partially understood, en titled htm to an introduction to them. The doughboy made' his escape as quickly as he could, blushing exceed ingly. And as he went along he con fided to the girls :' "Gee, I wish 1 would have got overseas as easy as the old geezer got half seas over." Hartford Courant. . The Knightly Pledge. "W'ats this Knights Commander of the Bath decoration they're hanging onto our generals over' In England?" , asked one wounded doughboy of an- i other. , "Huh I" exclaimed his companion from Tennessee. . "Reckon that must be th' prohibition division of the Brit ish service. All they gets to drink is the two well-known waters-Hiot and cold." Not Exactly. "Mother," said a small girl, after contemplating her baby brother for some time, "was I a bnby once?" "Yes, dear; we were all babies once." "You and daddy, mother?" "Yes." "And grandfather?" "Yes, of course 1" "What, mother I" exelnimed the child Incredulously, "with that beard!" China After Industries. Chinese government agents have been sent to several countries to study the manufacture of telegraph and telephone equipment with a view to producing all such apparatus at DciiTV mn . DMIMOIMrt FOR BEAUTL NO I PLUMBING : French Chateau Owner Had Amer- j leans Remove woaern improve ! ments They Had Installed. i In our anxiety to get results In ; France we were ofteu tactless from a French point of view. This cause of irritation was exaggerated by our gen eral i;norauce of the language. I won der If the America-, schools, after this, will teach us speaking French instead of the book French they taught in my generation? And we ran Into certain French jKM iiliarities which we found It hard to understand. For example, early In our war n fhie old chateau near Bordeaux was leas! for a headquarters. By the terms of the lease we were to leavo j everything exactly as we found it. I The chateau in Its four or fire hundred 'yor of exi-tenre had never known Hn;tary plumbing; the owners bathed In wash basins or rubber, tubs. Ex pecting to stay a long time we In stalled, by permission, drains, bath tubs, toilets, a water-heating system. When, last January, we ended the lease and moved out the officer who conducted the business offered to leave the plumbing where It was, since Its removal would cost as much as it was worth. The French owner refused. We had to take out our plumbing. What he wanted from that chateau was not sanitation, but venerable beauty, and the sense that he dwelt In the same Identical home as his ancestor of the tenth generation back. The American finds it hard to under stand such a point of view ; and he Is a bit brusque in expressing his opinion thereon. Will Irwin in the Saturday Evening Post. ' FLYERS TO HUNT OUTLAWS Cotton Plantations Planted in Defiance of Authority Stn Easily - From tho Air. The department of agriculture, has adapted the airplane to Its needs, and plans to have a large fleet of ma chines to serve the farmer, lumberman and orchardlst during the next six months, according to an announcement from Washington recently, says the San Francisco Chronicle. The ma chines will be used to find forest fires, map out forest and other surveys and to act as detectives to find outlaw cotton planters in Texas, Arizona and southern California. Lieutenant Compere at Ellington a year ago investigated the cotton situ ation. Owing to danger of an Inva sion of pink boil worm from Mexico it was necessary to create restricted safety zones where no cotton could, be grown. Certain outlaw planters In land surrounded by heavy forests have defied the government and planted la these districts, which are difficult" to find. The young Californlan took, a camera with him. cruised over the for ests at a 7.000-foot altitude, ' and snapped seven outlaw fields. The fields were destroyed. " Compere has been released from service and will soon return to California to organize the agricultural aviation scout work on this coast. . : ; "" M- Find a Moth Exterminator. ; Experiments of the bureau of . ento mology. United States department of agriculture, have demonstrated that naphthalene Is uniformly effective in protecting woolens frorj clothes-moth Ipfectlon and In killing, ail stages of the Insect. , A red cedar chest readily killed all adult moths and showed con siderable killing effect upon young larvae, It did not prevent the hatch ing of eggs, but killed all the result ing larvae almost Immediately. Red cedar chips and shavings, while not en tirely effective In keeping the adult moths from laying eggs on the flannel treated, appeared to protect It from appreciable damage when used lib-' eraliy. Des Moines Register. ': Trench Mortar Regiment. ' The wartime organization of trench mortar batteries with the divisions is to be abandoned in favor of a single trench mortar regiment, which will be organized as a part of the army artil lery to be. assigned for duty . by . the army commander. Trench guns re sulted from stabilized ; trench war fare, and the divisional batteries lost their usefulness excepting under spe cial conditions when the allied attack turned the warfare Into an open strug gle. For that reason, the trench mor tar units of all divisions were among the first to be sent home. , Submarine Not Yet Perfect. In spite of the fact that the British have some steam-driven 2.700-ton sub marines capable of a surface speed of from 23 to 25 knots, the submarine' as a weapon of war is too slow and too blind when It Is submerged o be considered a serious weapon of naval warfare. When It can see electrically to a distance of ten to fifteeu miles while It is submerged so deeply as to be Invisible to the air scout, and when it can steam 20 knots submerged it will dominate tho naval situation, says Scientific American. Rival of the X Ray. A physician has contrived a simple camera that seems to rival the X-ray In a limited field. Into a light-proof box, containing the member to be ex amined, he admits light from a tung sten lamp, filtered to pass only red rays. Fassing through the hand or foot the red light strikes, at the bot tom of the box, a photographic plate highly sensitized with an eosin solu tion. An exposure of one-half second makes the shadow picture. Jfopular Mechanics Magazine, f A'.'EftlCArj 13 Stf.lS Mw-y nrri Why near Adrr.iral I. a. Ouiao. d a.-.d r",:ti ns C:n- e a' Ptpuiar R.-a.u. j r ip.:i- : 1 i . a'l !. I.;- speech or. two, and when he left he had Washington hanging to his very abbreviated Jacket tall. Folks here certainly did like the admiral. A popular Idol that obtains the plaudits of Washington Is pretty good. These are some of the things the people liked about the admiral: He snld very. positively that he will not write a book on the war: he referred to the navy's part In the war as Its "stunt"; he boosted General Pershing to the skies, Indicating that the ad miral Is without a Jealous streak; he referred Jocularly to himself as "the only rear admiral In captivity," and said he was glad to exhibit himself If the folks wanted to see him; and, host of all. he took time to talk with I every one who could squeeze a word ! Into his ears. . Down at the union station, wnen me admiral was boarding bis private car, a gray-haired woman rushed up and shook his hand warmly. "This is the proudest day of mi life, admiral," she said. "I now have shaken hands twice with you7' "All right, my dear lady," the ad miral replied, raising his cap. Tm glad If meeting me pleases you. Come around again the next time I'm in tow n and we'll shake a third time. If any further proof that the ad miral Is btimun were needed, it mUjht be stated that he plays a rattling game of handball. Washington Star. THE E. ffl. WILLIAMS HOUSE MRS. E. M. Good Fare and Clean Rooms Keeps , regular and WABT2UEG, Hi;iil!!!ili!!IIi!l!IIM BRUNO SCHUBERT ' "7:, Dealer in -; - ' General Merchandise 0 CkES A General store, carrying a line of goods com- g plete for the trade, Auto Supplies including g H tires, fixtures etc, likewise Auto repair g II work done; When in need of supplies SHM IbS H or repairing. erVE DS A CALL g Iliillllillllililiiiliiliii To 8000 Miles standard track directly aervins' Alabama Florida -Georgia Indiana Illinois 'Kentucky Louisiana Mississippi Missouri NorthCarolina Ohio SouthCarolina Tennessee Virginia and thm District of Columbia I 111 1 milium i 1 ;;:m:::i;;;:: Um for Rat Skins,'- t " ; Exhibiting the cured skin of a brown, rat, the veterinary Inspector of New J castle, Eng., has pronounced such skins superior to the linings found In some expensive coats. The difficulty In creating a ratskln Industry appears to be the uncertain source of supply; but the demand that would be aroused would be an incentive for destroying, the rats that now constitute so serious a plague. The bodies of the animals Deed not be wasted, as they form suit able food for pigs, poultry and dogs. Didnt Know the Groom. ' "I made a terrible break today." "That so?" "Yes. You know I went to Lillian's wedding." '.'Yes." "Well, the other day I met Lillian on the street, and I didn't recognlw the man with her as toe groom." KHHi I I , - i The Pre9Hill appr ciit your pubscription, enl h iu thi w ek WILLIAMS. Prop. Careful Attention to. 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