Temple Daily Telegram (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 11, No. 93, Ed. 1 Wednesday, February 20, 1918 Page: 4 of 16
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J ART 20,1918.
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The stars Incline, but 4* not comiWl."
WrdaeMUy, FebrMry ». IN*.
Thi* la a doubtful day with all the tiai-
*rJs for II. areording to the reading of the
•tar*. Although the sun la In baaeflc aspect
Saturn. Venu*. Mercury aad Mar* are all
Tb*r* I* a Mgn that aeema to Indicate
for persona In the aun seeming sucreae and
serenity, while forces at edds with them are
l'ntl<r thi* rule the public prints, women
In place* of prominence and aged men of
distinguished attainments will have power
to aaKiil those w ho rale, whether la hlgb of-
fice or In humbler station.
This tendency to criticise will manifest It-
self constantly among legislators. Congress
Is stibjei t to Influences making for fac-
tional diffeiencea, hitter oratory and e\«B
Again Saturn bodes HI for what Is drown
from underground whether It be the pro-
ducts of mines or farms. Both miners and
farmers are likely to voice dlacontent. Labor
trouble* will become more uumerous as the
Military affair* again are to be iti»li
criticised in the newspaper*. A man very
hlih up will resign from army affairs.
There Is a sign that warns against poison-
ing. A plot of supreme daring will be dis-
covered. There l» special danger 111 some
way connected with water.
T.einl cases come much to the front in
the next ftw Weeks, One of these will be
of national moment. ,
Danger from the east Is again *een by
occultists, who warn that In th* Pacific
lurk* supreme peril.
Orgiiiiiaation* are subject to planetary
direction that will not be helpful since It Is
destructive rather than constructive and eu-
courages nothing at cross purposes.
While the war has a sinister sway and
satisfactory peace seems a long way off there
Is n persistent sign Indicating supreme and
even a sudden cessation of hostilities, but
this Is not favorable for the United State*.
Persons whose blrthdale It Is should at-
tend strictly to business during the year
and beware of litigation.
Children born on this day are likely to
be clever, hut rather high-strung. These
subject* of Pisces are usually industrious,
logical and mathematical.
Wanted: A new name for kinder-
garten, a German word.
Odd Fellows may expell seven thou-
sand Germans from the lodge.
Convalescents will receive special
Attention in army camp hospitals.
Th# curfew tolls the knell of part-
ing: day and the cunning Individual
goes home from his profiteering.
The unslnkable ship will take its
place In history with the fire proof
The entire nation has been mobiliz-
ed for charity under tho banner of
the Red Cross, a silver lining to the
cloud of war.
The schools of Bell county are ex-
; pected to celebrate Washington's
'i Birthday as never before. With pa-
1; trlotic and athletic expression sn
| Important step should be made In
s promoting loyalty.
I ITsers of fuel must know that the
|| Bell county fuel committee, which is
a part of tho national organisation,
Will require those who want coal for
next winter to make their purchases
I tfuring the summer months.
H Custom enables a man to pay five
i; cents for a drink of soda water with-
; out grumbling while he will establish
a boycott against eggs when they arc
[ told at five cents each. Is It be-
cause the a vera ire man has no sense
' of values? Is an egg not worth more
| than a drink of sweetened water?
H. W. Lewis of Smlthvllle Is direc-
tor of emploi'.nent for the Depart-
ment of Lnlor, federal, for Texas.
The plan Is to veld nil federal, state
and municipal employment facilities
Into a natlOMil system of labor ex-
changes. T>c resources of the nation
must be prepared for mobilization
and use In tegular co-ordinated man-
ner during th.e war.
Men who have been tying up con-
Is,itruction work In shipyards have been
told that their obstructive tactics con-
stituted crime against the state In
hat It gave comfort to our enemy.
: SPhose wh-1 will not observe the wheat-
less and meatless days and otherwise
; conserve certain food supplies needed
In the vs.r are in like manner quilt.v of
; traitorc'.u conduct, though they may
not appreciate the importance of their
THE TEXAS PRESS.
lly Andrew McBeath* +
Manager K. K. Williams. Editor Mi Heath,
Staff Photographer Jack White and Office
Mechaulo and Htereotyper tllen Calhoun
passed through Xllleen at noon, en route to
the llrownwood oil field, Friday, to make
picture* nnd get a line on the developments
in general 111 that section. Mr. Williams may
be depended on to not overlook any bet
that look* MUo a good thing for the Tele-
gram. We regret that they came at the
noon hour while we were away for our little
corn bread repast, and thus failed to see
Fortunes are being made In oil In
tho Hrownwood territory and the
claim is made that nobody has been
loser so far, except those who leased
out their holdings too cheap. You
have a nice office since you moved
into the new quartern. You should be
happy, though a newspaper man.
Machinery has arrived and drilling will
begin at once on a deep lest well four miles
south of lie Lcoii In Comanche county.—
Prilling will soon become a popular
pastime all over u large scope of cen-
tral Texas, The oil is in the ground
somewhere, but where?
X By Lake MeLakt.
(Copyright, HIT, by Cincinnati Enquirer.)
Hie Ten Most DL<>iietMible Men.
The German Emperor.
The Emperor ot German)',
The German Kaiser.
Bill the Kaiser.
"If you'd find happiness," said Pike,
"The way I'll show to you;
It Isn't doing what you like.
It's liking what you do."
" Has your fiancee had the proper
training to make her your helpmeet
through life," asked tho Uncle.
' Should say she has," replied the
Nephew, "Why. she can sling a "tire
and fix a carburetor better than I
Shut your mouth and open your
Work all day and advertise.
He who does this cannot fail.
And he'll soon have loads of kale.
Tile Wise Fool.
"An ocean voyago makes a fine
outing," observed tho Sage.
"Yes, fer the inner man," comment-
ed the Fool.
Keep smiling as you wend your way
Through this old vale of sorrow;
Tho sun may not be out today,
But It will shine tomorrow.
From the l^awreneeburg (Ind.)
News we learn that Mrs. A. Armbus-
ter bloke her arm Wednesday,
We hate to keep anybody out of
tho Club, but where the Hek arc we
gonna put Clay Scheets of the Ohio
Dental College, Cincinnati?
By Chart** W. Ingram. X
Q I* th* "Southern Crosa" in tbe sky via-
Mb In ttua touiary dutmg th« cummer?-*
A, No, but It can bo seen at point* touth
of tfaa equator.
Q. What will become of the Herman ve»-
Mis seiaed l»r the LtuuU gtatea after the
A. The Question whether the United
Statea will have to restore or pay for Ger-
man \easels that wer • Interned at the be-
Kliminv of the war la Involved with the de-
irree of ownership or control eierclaed by
the German irovernment. - If the boata are
to be regarded as private property, the usual
rule would be to restore them to their
owners r»r make good auy los**** for which
the United Statea waa responaible*
Historian- In 1S6*. when the German em-
peror aent hU brother and a fleet to Hong
Kong, Trime Henry gave a dinner to the
officers of the foreign warships, which was
attended by Adiulral Dewey and other
Americans. Following the ueaunl custom.
Prince Henry proposed toasts to the na-
tions whose representatives w< re his gueats.
Diplomatic etiquette stipulated that these
nations should be mentioned In alphabetical
order, the French names being used. The
first toast was proposed to Germany (AUe-
magne). Neit cawe England (AiiRieterre),
followed ly Spain (Ksp:\gno>. Since the
French name for the United States is Flats
I'nls, the toant to this mttiou should have
followed that to Kspagne. Nevertheless,
Prince Henry next proposed France. Few
men were e<j punctilious ou diplomatic eti-
quette as Admiral Dewey, nnd at this af-
front he arose, with his officers, and quietly
left the dinner table. Naturally the Incident
produced a sensation. Prince Henry sent
an officer to apologize, but Admiral Dewey,
again the soul of puuctiliousnexs, refused to
accept an aiwlogy at second hand. Then
Prince Henry made a ceremonial cal! and
nitologised. He explained the Incident a*
due to a temporary mental abenatiou.
AAAAAA AAA AA A ▲ AAA AAAAAAAAA A
"FIX)WERS FOR THE J
LIVING" CLUB. 1
l'netry With a l'oint.
The value of a thought doesn't de-
pend upon the way it's expressed.
Take this poem, for Instance, by Mr.
Frank Crimes of Abilene, Tex. It
may not wither Milton's laurels, but
It says something just the same;
Kortli from the Tot. (,!
His fattier w«a born In Tiadt n.
His mother Somewhere in gpaln:
They plighted their truth and breasted tlic
AI'ostf the Hatting Alain,
"X By Jodd 'Mortimer Levis. X
Hell, Well! I Tito boy watt quiet nnd eobfr:
Money may he scarce In some towns, j l"'V1'1' *"" heard to bras
But you can always find A. .Vickie lit
"College students should not enlist
In tho military service unless they cnn
fee of greater service after the war.
The a'jies can secure sufficient other
men as soldiers," is a statement at-
trlbuted to Sir Walter I-awrence of
the British general staff, who is now
pfitotirins this country. "One of the
most difficult problems of reennstrtn -
: Hon, fallowing this war," he continu-
fe „.i «wj|> dle revival of educational
JpMachlntry.' In view of the fact that
mcst e:,iiKhtened people only can
W l*taln supremacy as world leaders. It
PWwwet Americans to foster the
jlfehools of learning which must be
© depended upon to rebuild the edufa-
1/ flonal sy.it.eni f.ftcr the war.
The rnlnfnll of Saturday night nnd Pun-
day amounted to .27 of an ll»ch according
to tho rain gauge at Htokca Hrow.' bank.
It fell plow and the entire downfall will
go into the ground. Practically all of tlio
land is broken and in fine shape and thin
moisture will be of great value to the farm-
J era and gardeuettf in tho city. The atmos-
phere l« ytill damp and noma mint fell at
intervals throughout Monday.—Lamputtaa
The rain was worth millions lo th#»
state and tho national government in
it.s bnnine.sH of winning the war. The
Telegram party fought the mud for
150 miles motoring hack home from
the Uruwnwood oil field Inspection.
That Is a fine sight—and it in coming
down into liiimpasas county. Swaync
W. H. lliirils of Hie old reliable grocery
firm, hRH bought the N. M. Klma place eix
miles cant of town. TIiih is 0110 of the
nicest furifi and ranch tracks iu the county.
Henceforth ue will be able to buy potatoes,
pork and bean*, chicken* and eKKs right
off the farm, minus the middleman's profit.
—8au Huba Htar.
Circumstances growing out of the
war reveal to us the unpatriotic atti-
tude of some middlemen. <>ne of them
was put out of business at San An-
tonio because he ordered two cars of
potatoes and refused to accept tlieni
because the price went down.
The tvar department'* latest casualty list
flx»>« thvj number hist ou tho Tuscunia at
170: 11!4 of tiles*1 linve lletMt hurled On the
Scotland roast, while the other six ore miss-
Insr. In the list tif tlio*t* hurled oil Scot-
land's I't'iist U' tlio name of Oscar I.ee Smith
of Winters, Ten. Just two months ago
today i Fib. H) Oscar Smith left ISallin-
st'i". Hf entered lure and went to Camp
Travis, ills hotly t\as one of forty-hlne
furnlsheil with rasken In which to he
lairicil, tlio remainder of tlio bodies heitot
l»ut:i*(l In blaiikfts on account ot lack o(
luskfts. - Halllnticr ledger.
The huns are killing the Texas boys
How and a lot of Texas people set
back and ask: "Are we in a war?"
If we are not In a war we soon will
The augur said: "This constant round
Ami grind of work mire makes me
I am not lazy, but I've found
This life to be an awful bore."
The slune spoke up: "You've Joy to
Tour lot 1 would not mind;
But life for me. where'er I turn,
Is just a steady grind."—C. W. M.
Names Is Names.
r. Slonebrcaker lives at 1'iomise
Ho never enthused when tlio Anthem was
And ho never saluted the flue.
He never would cuss the Ka1r«r,
He never wtiuld,pral*e Our Land:
He purchased no Bond and ho wouldn't
When we asked; "Where do you stand?'*
Ho couldn't read Rnylhintf Ktiglisli,
llo gut his ftiitininar till twisted.
Hut when we got ready to grapple with
The soh-ol-a-gun enlisted!
•Slang for Frit*.
— Collier's Weekly.
The above appeared on the editorial
page of Collier's Weekly last month.
Frank Grimes, the author of these
verses, is a brother of Alex Grimes of
litis city and was raised here,— Helton
Helping the Kaiser.
J-ake City, Utah, 1'eli.
Our Dully Special.
If You Can't Whip Your Kneniy, ,,,,,, ,
You Can Always Forgive Ilim, I11"! llev' Uenry lu,Uirol-
I,tike Mcl.ttke Says.
Anyway, a pessimist avoids a lot of
disappointment, in that he never finds
anything better than he expected it
Never laugh at an ugly man unless
you are certain that you are above
suspicion in that particular yourself.
Isn't it funny what a mistaken idea
you can get out of a woman's uppear-
anee when you Judge her by her tel-
In fiction the hero must have a
Stiuare Jaw. Hut In real life we have
often seen a chinless man bite the
nose of am an who had a stiuare jaw.
Every merchant knows that if he
jean get you to look long enough you
j will buy,
' The reason a small boy likes to go to
school on Monday morning is lie-
cause a bird gets corns on Its feet
from walking because it can't fly.
Another strange thing is a father's
pride In the fact that his monkey-
faced baby resembles him.
And many a man would love his
neighbor if he wasn't afraid his wife
would catch him at it.
.Maybe the reason Wives have more
religion than husbands is because
they need it less.
A woman couldn't talk any more
than she does if she had a larger vo-
cabulary. But it is different with
A sea serpent is a good sized beastlc,
but he never gets so big that you can't
get him Into a whiskey bottle.
That look of Sorrow and deep
Yearning on her face is not always
Love, Harold. Maybe it's cramps.
The new Afro-American synod of
the Presbyterian church, U. 8., com-
prisong four presbyteries made up of
negro congregations and ministers, has
been named Hnedecorn Memorial syn-
od, in memory of the late Dr. J. (J.
Knedecorn, long a leader in work for
Kite fishing Is one of the latest
sports taken up by fishermen on the
l'acific coast. According to Popular
Science, a fine corblna "hole" has been
discovered at Seal Beach, off the pier,
just far enough to be ont of the
reach of the best caster. Instead of
employing boats, the fisherman finds
it greater sport to use kites, which car-
ry the lines out to tho desired spot.
Ized German pastor of tho Swedish
Evangelical church In Ogden was ar-
rested tonight in the net. of smuggling
notes in to Hie prisoners interned in
the United States war prison at Fort
Douglas, according to United States
secret service operatives.
Federal officials say that the arrest
of ],eei*mnn undoubtedly will clear up
the escape of two I. YV. W.'s from tbe
prison about a month ago and throw
light upon I ho several uttempts made
recently to escape.
Leesmftn has been admitted to the
war prison each Sunday for the last
five months to preach a sermon to
the prisoners. He always spoke in
Guards at the war prison saw a fig-
ure lurking near the prison fences to-
night and arrested him. When taken
into the guard barracks ho was iden-
tified as Leesman.— Press Dispatch.
X HOUSEHOLD HINTS. \
Whey Salad Dressing.
One cup whey, 1-4 cup vinegar,
1 teaspoon mustard, 1-2 teaspoon salt,
paprika, 1-8 teaspoon tiiuiberic, 3
tablespoons flour, 1-3 cup sugar and
a tablespoons vegetable oil.
Heat the vinegar and the whey.
Mix all the dry Ingredients add them
to whey, and conk the mixture until
it is snu.oth and thick. Then add the
fat or oil to the dressing.
Four languages were used last year
in the preaching of the Rev. Paul.Bur-
gess, Presbyterian missionary in the
Quexaltengo field of Gautemaula, ac-
cording to the Gautemaula News. He
spoke in Spanish, English German and
I eertennly felt better this mornins
when I woak up and that that I did
r.ot have enny moar turkhs. I felt
so good that I skwirted abowt half
the milk intwo Jubilee's faice and
awl he had two do was to set and
hold it open. A dog sertennly has it
eezy. No pants to get tore and no
school two go two and no faice or
feet two wash. When me and Pee-
nuts got back from the pasture and
had et and gone over two the mud
hole In the brick yard Banty had
swiipt a paper of pins frum his moth-
er and we awl went oaver two the
ralerode and crossed a lot of the
pins and put them onto the track
for a trane to run oaver and make
shears out of and we set thare then
and waited for the trane two come
along but no trane come till school
timo so we left the pins thare and
went two school. Some days are like
that thay start out willi evvrything
going rong. When school was called
thare was one of the trustees thare
and so we had to set up strate awl
tho morning and sho off when the
teetcher ast us ennything, and then
he maid a speech two us when our
lessens was abowt
and he setl we otto
* , be thank full we was
litt<>l boys and littel
girls becawse a long
life was before w
and we cood lent a
heep of things. He
sod mebby we wood
live two be lot)
jeers old, ,but that
oanly lived a short
time. He sed horses
lived abowt twenty
yeera and that dogs
oanly got two be
ten yeers old, and
then I ast him how-
old turtiles got and
he sed thay was sup-
posed to live two be abowt five hun-
dred yeaers old but he sed a turkle
had no brants two speck of and cood
not think and was not ou the saim
plain with sweet littel childern, and
I thot how a turkle has not got enny
hare lo comb and no faice two wash,
and I gess I wood like two live five
hundred years if I tlid not have two do
them things, so then the bell rang
and we awl went ontdores two have
j a resess and tho lost bag of tripe trip-
I lied Nibs and Nibs fell down the step
and skraped sum skin off his elbo,
ami Nibs chaste him arownd the
school house fore times and then he
got him in a corner and he sed like
Miss Deglon Red to the woornan Did
you wish two see ennyvvon and then (
he paisted him so hard that the hack
of his hed hit the fence. That was
sertennly a good Joke on him Did you
wish to see ennywon he setl and paist-
ed him. T gess Miss Deglon wood of
paisted the wooinan
if she had got gay.
When school lot out
we awl went arownd
two look at our pins
but thay was not
thare, so we was go-<wR .
ing two go over andv !ij>,
lie ml we otto
lie tluuikfiil we wti*
little boys and
By ANDREW F. CURRIER, SID.
What Is Bfle? What Ire Its Uses?
Bile Is the secretion or product of
the cells of the great gland called
the liver. The ducts or vessels Into
which It is discharged ever grow
larger and larger, finally forming one
main stream, like a river and Its
tributaries, which empties into the
duodenum, the initial portion of tho
email intestine. *
Its outflow is most abundant when
the duodenum receives the partially
digested food from the stomach, a
portion of It being switched off, from
time to time, to the little sac or
reservoir called the gall-bladder.
I suppose this may act as a reserve
In case a reserve Is necessary, but
It is not essential, for the gall-blad-
der may be thrown ont of commis-
sion by disease or removed entirely
by the surgeon.
Bile may be yellow, green, or light
brown and can be seen through the
translucent wall of the intestine as
it flows into that organ, when the
abdomen is opened for surgical pur-
It is a complex substance contain-
ing cholesterin, bile salts, etc. It is
a digestive secretion, but not a fer-
ment like the secretions of the stom-
ach and pancreas.
It is produced at the rate of several
pints daily and makes up In quantity
for what it lacks in strength.
It permeates and dilutes the food,
especially the fats, and undergoes
several chemical changes.
Most of It has accomplished its ob-
ject before it reaches the end of its
travels in the thirty feet of Intes-
tine, and has been reabsorbed into
the blood in another form, reaching
Its way back again to the liver to be
redeposlted as liver sugar or glyco-
gen and then reconverted Into bile.
Sometimes an obstruction in the
bile ducts prevents egress of the bile,
In which case some of It is taken up
by the blood-vessels of the liver, car-
ried by the blood over the body and
nome of its constituents deposited in
the skin, the muscles, and the con-
junctiva of the eyes, producing jaun-
It may also be discharged as a
greenish fluid with the Intestinal
In peritonitis it may be forced
back from the intestine Into the stom*
ach and cause vomiting.
This is always a symptom which
excites alarm. If the gall-bladder
becomes infected, the bile It contains
becomes thickened and gall stones
There may be only two or three
large ones or there may be hundreds
of small ones.
They produce agonizing pain as
they try to get into the intestine and
may cause death unless removed by
The liver or gall-bladder may ba
the seat of cancer, or of huge abs-
cesses, and it may be attacked by
hook worm or other parasites.
One must lead -a simple and regu-
lar life to keep the liver working
properly and keep off these terrible
Even »with such precautions M Is
not always possible to have a sound
and healthy liver.
Cae of the best ways to bring oa
serious disease of the liver is to
drink an abundance of almost any
kind of alcoholic liquor.
Drunkard's liver or cirrhosis is
sure to come if you only drink
enough alcohol and for a sufficient
Many of the diseases which affect
the flow and action of the bile aro
curable if they are taken la season
and properly treated, but other aro
Incurable from the start and probably
will always be.
Life may not continue when the
liver refuses to do its work, for it
is one of the organs the body cannot
possibly dispense with.
Questions and Answers.
R. n,—l har e liver spots on tnj
face. Can they be removed by mcdu
cinet They have brtn coming on
my skin for some time. "What causes
Ansicer—These brown marks, o.
spots, have nothing whatever to do
with the liver. They are simply pig-
ment cells which are thrown out
trora the blood and deposited In the
skin. They can be removed by a
knife or a caustic If they annoy you
sufficiently to call for such treatment.
The bald headed barber sells much
hair tonic because his attention has
been called forcibly to the fact that
when a man begins to lose his hair
he ought to do something about it.
A crutch Is n
big licl|< if yoti arc
Jumping' otrr it
anti meiioy go swim -1 an-.
mlng at the brake-
Water or back of thi \J;, I
pore howse but I
felt klnda emty
my stumniick so I
went home first and
when I snuck in the
kitchen 1 herd
voices in the parlor
aiuj I went tippy toe
and peekt in and it
was the preeeher and my mother and
my ant and thay awl had little plates
on thare lapse and napkins and some
bonghten cake whitch probly my
mother had sent my ant for me not
beeng thare, and I lookt arownd and j
thare was abowt half the cake on
the tabel with froslitig awl oaver it
and I put my mud hooks onto it and
faded so still nobuddy herd me and
the btinteh sertennly did look frendly
when I handid it two Nibs and dumb
out of the hide in the barn after it.
Kilis cut it with my father's knife
whitch I tradid him won time for a
sparro whitch a cat got darn it that
it awlwayze my luck, and he gaiv me
the biggest peece.
Then Banty setl he knew wliare
thare was a tied horse in a lot up by
the Irack, so we awl went up to have
a look at it and see if we knew it,
but we dident, and then we saw
whitch Hons of us cood jump oaver
it and we cood awl do that, coven
Hopper cood do that, for a crutch Is
a big help if you are jumping over
a horse. Then we awl set on the
horse whilst we maid up our minds
what to do next, and then Nibs had
a pritty good idee for him and he cut
the horses tale off with my father's
knife and we awl went with him and
he got a peece of broomstick and
naled the tale on it and then we went
two the blacksmith shop and he sold
it two the blacksmith for twenty-five
sents two keep the flies tiff of horses
whitch are beeng shod. He sed he
wood of skun tho hole horse If he
knew of a place whare he cood of sold
its fur, and he wood of done it to I
We awl went to the stink factcry
and trlde to sell the horse but thay
wood not buy it unless it belonged
lo us. Thay are sertennly pertiekler.
So then we went and spent the twen-
ty-five for cakes becawse the cake 1
had swiipe maid them want some
more, so we done pritty well affter
awl eeven If we tlid lose our pins. But
the preeeher stade for supper and
asted a blessing so long that my un-
kel had time to figger out what he
was gowing two speer to eet, but we
had beefst.ike cut thin and I got the
bone with the marro in It whitch I
like, but 1 bad two stay home and
amuse Annabell Dee whitch X done
by standing on my hed in the corner
till I kicked some wax flours off a
bracket and had two go two bed. So
1 pulled Jubilee up by his rope and
we little thare and wnnderd what my
mother thot abowt the cake beeng
X RIPPLING RHYMES. X
X Ity Walt Mason. e
The Near Patriot.
I love my country dearly, for her
I'd die and bleed; I'd lose a leg, or
nearly, to help her in her need. I
love our starry banner, that flutters,
bright and gay, and in a fervent man-
ner I praise it every day. No man
does louder spieling, or uses words
more fine; I'm so worked up with
feeling, I often shed some brine. Fine
words! You do not heed 'em, but
ask me if I'll buy some U. S. bonds
of freedom—I'd rather bleed and die.
My. life I do not cherish, I'm ready
now to go to some red field and
perish, if that will beat the foe. But
when you ask for money, that is
another tale; ask me for lifeblood,
sonny, but do not ask for kale, I'd
bravely face the foeman, and swat
him till he fell, or stop, with my ab-
domen the deadly bomb or shell; I'd
crouch in reddened water a fortnight
at a time, or wade neck deep In
slaughter, in carnage and in crime.
My country cannot mention a heavy
sacrifice, but I will give attention and
gladly pay the price. I'd lose a leg or
tendon, a tonsil or a toe, to put a
Grecian Bend on the forehead of the
foe; I am no timid bunny, I'd whip
a grizzly bear; but when you ask for
money, why, I have none to spare!
To Relieve t attle.
Cattle are apt to get clicked occa-
sionally, especially if certain loods
are within their reach. It is said that
a wilted turnip is one of the worst
articles of food to choke cattle. Melon
rinds, and fruits, sueh as apples, may
sometimes choke cattle.
it is well lo keep a probang, such
as a stiff piece of rubber hose about
two feet long, for just such emergency
as when a cow gets choked.
Sometimes when an article of food
sticks in a cow's throat it may be
forced down into the stomach by a
piece of lard about tbe size of a hen's
egg. The lard is inserted into the
cow's throat. The warmth of the ani-
mal's throat will melt the lard and
lubricate the throat, often forcing tho
When badly choked it may be ad-
visable to put a device in the cow's
mouth to hold the teeth apart, grease
the hand and arm and insert it in the
animal's throat to remove the sub-
stance. If this fails a probang, such
as the piece, of rubber hose, may be
inserted and the object pushed down
into the stomach. There is danger in
using a stiff substance for a probang,
such as a broomstick, as this may
perforate the gullet and kill the cow.
Sometimes milk with a little soap
poured down the throat will give re-
lief. Do not use over a pint,—Fi^rm
Indians Doing Bit
In War on Kaiser
Washington, Feb. lft.—Five thou-
sand Indian have enlisted in the army
and navy for the war. That number
is given as a safe estiniate by Cato
Sells, commissioner of Indian affairs,
in a letetr made public today to (he
president of the American Indian
league In New York City.,
Commissioner Sells cites that they
have subscribed to more than nina
million dollars worth of Liberty bonds
and have increased the production of
meat and agricultural products on In-
dian reservations and assisted in Red
The Sunday school of the native
church at Sitka, Alaska, gave $25 for
the help of Armenians suffering from
the war. Some of the boy and girl
givers «earned the money gathering
cranberries in nearby bogs.
BRINGING UP FATHER
Ry GEORGE McMANUS
wn/NT WILL I Do?
I'VE LOST r^Y
WELL-ir YOU FEEL
LIKE I OO * YOU I \
WON'T MEED ■—' '
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