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GERMAN SUPPLY OF
FOOD IS LIMITLESS
Von Bernstorif Says Country
; Is Self Sustaining.
CONSULTS ABOUT WIRELESS
SOUTH TO GROW CATTLE.
Kaiser's Ambassador to United State
8aya Hoepital Waa Mada Inaida of
Fortress and That Attack by Zeppe
lin Followed la Only Ona Author
ised to Speak For Germany Here.
Waalilng-tnii. "Our crops are excel
lent, nnd our mipply of food could Inst
forever." snhl Count von Benistor(T.
the Oermnn umlmKsiulor. "(Jcritiiiny la
absolutely at'lf sustaining If slut wants
to lie. We nre reaping the results of
policy, ('(inilruined by certnln per
ona, of keeping up our agriculture nt
ny SOU to the nation, an that the ciiitn-
try would he aide to sustain Itself."
"Hut If the iiirn are all gone to war
how will the crops he withered?"
"There are Hillllclrnt men to reap
We have no iinin.t people that vu can
not put thi'iii all In the army. CJer
many has a male population of at least
HMMMWQ, Aa for our f:i. toilers. I do
not know how many of them are la'lng
kept open There Is now hardly any
export trade, tl gfe goals still go to
Itnly. to Copenhagen and to Chrlatln
Din. Home fnctorics are illiilotllilnlly
Closed, ami their workmen hive gone
to the front. Vou see. we nre nt war.
and It Is likely that all the itiiiniifiic
tiirlng that Is being done la of mate
rials that have to do with wnr neceasl
"I ahould like to make it statement.-'
the auiliiiHsador had said "Nolssly la
authorised to apeak fur the (Jerinan
government over here except myself
and any statement that la not covered
by my unm enn be regarded aa a
"I tin re) nothing new to any regard
Inn the situation with respect to the
Wireless station at Tin keilon. N. J. 1
have been consulting with people to
whom the atntlon belongs ami with
lawyers utioiit It. an. I the Mltuntlon la
ait III absolutely ommi. I am trying to
get Information un to thu atatu of the
tun tier "
The .ilia. I, on Antwerp by n .ep
peiin ulrshlp nud the consequent pur
Hal de-ii mi tt.ui of a boHpltal were
"Aa to whether a hoapltul In Ant
warp baa really been touched by
bomha kuow nothing." said Count
Ilernstorff "Hut there Is thle to any.'
he added "Antwerp a fortress,
made for the iinp..-e of realatlug at
tack. KortrvaaeM have alwaya been
li.nnl.ar.iiii If a hoepital la touched
that la ii.-pioiai.ie but It la abaolutely
the ri'suit of a hospital being Inalde 11
An hi tw ie iiin.iiii in one of the New
Turk uewapiipera. from the sn of a
German military writer and publlahed
aoiiie time ago In tCurope. pointing out
how easily It would be poaalble to In
trade ami subdue the United States, waa
"I never beard of that writer," anld
the ambaasndor. "I ahould not aup
poae bla work would be of great value
If be Mies mi. h a rldlculoua thing."
"Amei n-iiiis have complained that au
tomobllea have been aelsed." waa aug
Seated "lu wnr every kind of private prop
erty becomes the property of the gov
ernment. Moat of my frienda aold
their a ii toinoi, lies to the government
No Amerlcnn'a car waa taken without
a receipt being given, and the car or
Ita equivalent will be returned Why.
In France nut. iiiiol lies have been taken
My (laughter, the Countess Pourtalea.
bua u little property In Suvole, near the
frontier and not far from Geneva, and
the French seized her car and guve her
Just three days to get out of the coun
try. They gave my aon. who waa via-
Itlng her. Just twenty-four hours to
BIG PROFIT IN THIS WHEAT.
A Thirty Acra Tract That Wee Not
Seeded or Plowed.
Kansas City. Mo. A thirty acra Held
of wheat that la expected to yield
thirty-live bushels to the acre Hnd did
not cost the owner a cent for aeed or
labor until harvest la on the King
farm, southwest of Grand view. It la
owned by A. J. King of the King
Last year the ground waa lu wheat
and yielded thlrty-eeveu buabela to the
acre. The harvest waa late, the wbefet
waa very ripe nud much of it shatter
ed off and lay on the ground. It came
op ao thickly in the fall that it waa
pastured down Mr. King decided to
let It stand and see what would be
the result without plowing the ground
and seeding It again.
APPLES. 210,000,000 BUSHELS
Department or Agriculture ejaye Year's
Crop Will Exceed 1913.
Washington An apple crop of UCV
000.000 busbeis is forecaated by the
department of agriculture.
That Is about tl5.OUO.000 buebela more
than last year, but 2S.00U.0U) bushels
leas than In IU1- and about 4.000,000
bushels less than In 1911 The mean
price f prislmers In the three muntha
of heavy marketing. September. Octo
ber mid November, lust year waa M6.3
cents I b HaVel In IMJ it was t.3
ceuta, and in 1011 It was UU I cenU.
Department of Agriculture Aims to
Educate Southern Farmera.
Washington. With a view to Induc
ing the south to grow beef cattle tho
men of the department of agriculture
whose duty It la to figure for the ex
tension of all brunches of nnttnai In
dustry nre planning for a HO aero llvo
Mock demonstration farm in IamiIsI
nun. It will be the first of Ita kind In
the country. There are breeding farms
maintained by other governments, but,
ao fnr na known, this la the only one
the primary purpose of which la to de
velop breeds of cnttle entirely for their
beef producing qualities.
The furm la to be located on the
dividing line between the enne augnr
Innd nnd the cotton Innd of the Pelican
Stnte. The boll weevil hna tnnde cot
ton culture In the moist, aubtroplcnl
pnrt of the atnte too hnrairdoua. There
are ninny fnrmera who, when driven
out of cotton by the weevil, undertook
enne growing. They found, however,
thnt with overflows nnd occnslonnl
frosts, growing enne wit a nlwuit ns har.
nrdoiis ns growing cotlon.
The south Is thinking not of dnlry
Ing. but of growing lieef cnttle. The
fnrmera have been getting anch good
price for their different stink, they
hnve so much corn on hand now. thnt
the weevil has made them think of
something other than cotton, thnt In
every county theic Is n locnl senti
ment favoring the eraillentlon of the
tick, n OOmpnrntlvelv simple operation,
and the grow Ing of eattle for the pmk
There Is nothing wrong with the tick
' ed cnttle from I food point of
view, but so long ns the tick remains
In that country It ftj next to Impossible
to Improve the bi I. The Immune
cnttle nre not up to the standard of
requirement for profitable shipment.
The hauls to market nre comparatively
long, so It Is desirable thnt the ntnount
of Initio, hoof and horn to be trn import
ed ho reduced to n minimum while the
flesh that can be put mi the mnrket Is
brought to the maximum.
POPE PIUS X. WAS
A CHURCH REFORMER
Abolished Veto Privilege of
Monarchs In Elections.
New Turk. In the course of nn In
terview Cardinal Gibbons gave It aa
bla opinion I hut the world hnd failed
U) Its estimate of the dead pontiff. I'llls
X , that the ludgmeiil of n future day
would plm-f the son of a peasant who
was raised to the pouillluil throne
among the really great men of the
The eminent cardinal voiced the
thoughts of those wlio have been the
leal beneficiaries of the short but ac
tive relgu of Plue. Gluaepe Sarto
waa essentially a pope of Internal ae
tlvltlea. Ninety ier cent of Ids voluml
Doiia utterancea were addressed to the
IK'opars In all lauds who profess thu
Catholic religion. Many of hla prede
eeaaora In the Itomnn aee were meu
of a variety of talents, whereas he
bad but one the talent for rooting up
and exposing aud building up ns fast
as he revealed the aore sputa within
It la becauae Plus waa nn Internal
ocrutor that the world us reflected
In n.'u -,a;,ei s. magazines and books
baa failed, hla admlrera say. to under
atand blm to buve been anything more
than a good and kindly old inun whom
everybody must love. Nobody will
ever accuse Giuseppe Sarto of huvlng
been able to make "a deal" with mon
archs, and he never renewed with uny
visible aggressiveuess the claim of
temporal (tower In the sense that he
wished to lie known as the itope-klng
Lie began a reformer and died reform
ing. One of hla first utterances was u
condemnation of Vie privileges of rer
tain rulers of Europe by which tln ;
ii. hi. l let ii be Known mat they went
against this cardinal and for thut one.
He annulled their veto privilege. The
be liegan a series of Investigations,
alwaya of the church and the people
in it never of any others. ' He never
worried about personalities where hla
reforms were concerned. lie hit hard,
then looked at the place he hud bit
GIRL'S RECORD WHEAT YIELD.
Thirteen-year-old Kaneas Maid Has
Oram Averaging Forty-seven Buahals. I
Wichita. Kan.-Cora Patterson, thlr- I
teen yeara old. of Caldwell, Is the
proudest girl lu her neighborhood. Last
fall she aaked her father for a amall
plot of hla farm near town on which
abe could experiment with wheat rais
ing. Mr. Patterson allotted hla dnugh- '
ter four acres. She plowed the ground. I
harrowed It and sowed the grain. She I
cared for It aud watched It with an
The wheat was recently thrashed.
It averaged forty -seven bushels to the
acre, the beat yield lu this part of
Kansas In only the cutting and
thrashing did Miss Pattersou take n
Chicken Haa Two Heads.
Standlah. Mleh. Ilurvey Heacb of
Klacklng township. Ogen.t w GOQBt)
has a freak ch, ken. It has two h. ...l
and three eye- all In good worklnr
order How the two beads would
agree ns to the one who should get
the worn: when it tibd one has Dot
WARRING POWERS OWN
NEARLY ALL OF AFRICA
Natural Resources ot Posses
sions Among Richest.
Washington. The Afrlcnn posses
ejasaj and protectorates of the Euro
pcun powers now at wnr are more than
three times na lurge na continental
1'nlted States. They are more thnn
three times na huge aa all of lauope
now plunged In wnr nnd nre eleven
ilmes Inrger thnn Englnnd, France,
(iermnuy nnd Helgiuin. which control
them They occupy U.IM17.531 of Af li
en's 11,51:1.1X10 square miles.
"Tho largest Individual holder of Af
rlcnn territory a France, with aVautiMM
square miles, more than 1,500.000 of
which Is the Sahara desert," Bays the
society's statement. "England con
trols .'l.lUS.'.M.i si na re miles, Belgium,
with Belgian Kongo ns Its sole posses
sion. WI'J.ihni Minora miles, and Ger
many l.ii:'.."i.nsii sipiare miles These
figures make surprising contrast with
tfcooa of the European holdings of
these countries Bnropoan franco coo
slsts of 'JoT.o.il s.Uiie Btflaoi England.
ItlJBI s,,:are miles; Belgium. IUTI
square miles; I iei'iiiiiliy. HOtiTMU aquare
"England I Is In the population of
llel Aim an di'l'indeni'les. with a to
tal ol i:i. l.'is .,ihi Inhabitants, more
than J.iiiiii.ii.mi o w lx nil an Curopciiua.
I In- balk "I her white population la In
I he llii.'ii ol South Africa, wlileli coll
slsls ol iji.od Hope. Natal, the Trans
vaal and Orange Klvel Colony and In
srbJca dwell ninrly IJOftVOOO 'foreign
era.' There an- approximately 40.000y
(MS) people living In French Afrlcnn
possessions, more thnn i.imki.insi of
whom are white. I he renter of
Prance's white population Is Algeria,
where nearly 800,000 Europeans nnd
5.000,000 nntlvea llvo. There are 15,-
000.000 I pie III Belgian Kongo. ' . !'' '
of whom are while, and I'J.'-HKi.BOO
German subjects In her dependencies,
of whom nearly 20.000 are Kiimpciiti
Thirteen thousand of these live In
German Southwest Africa.
"The natural resources of many of
these African possessions nre among
the richest In the world. The Union
nf South Afrlcn, under British control.
gnortfd in into $iM.riOo.ooo in gold
nnd fio.lim.fton In diamonds. The Im
ports and exports of Altrerla. n Eretirh
possession, exceeded $233,000,000 In
1012 Helglnn Kongo's exports now
pnsa the $15,000,000 mnrk nnnnnlly.
while flermany's colonies nre sending
to other countries about $25,000,000
worth of produce nnnnnlly."
LIGHTNING SKINS A MAN.
Bolt Passes Down Hia Back, Paralys
Orlnndo. Pin. The nnrrow escape
from death by lightning of Charles
N'ystroin, n former Hcandln (Knti.i cltl-
ii, Is mlruciilous Striking him on
the hark between the shoulders, the
holt pissed down his bnck and legs,
partially parnlyrlng htm from the
lie was literally skinned nllve. nnd
Ills outer akin was burned to a crisp
At last accounts he was regaining the
use of his limbs In rplte of his terrible
experience, hut It Is thought ho cannot
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Do you ever consider how long it takes to travel the dlftatiM
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IMMENSE COTTON LEAVES.
North Carolina Growl Them Twelve
I.limberton. N, C lld you ever aee
n e.illon leaf that measures twelve and
n hair inches across? V. A. vTMMrl
broiitht one to II newspaper olllce
It men -in red Hint much, and there
were plenty more, he said, in the Held
where tttoi raoja from, nn the stronu
Wlsh.irt pine, about three mUes vest
Seven or eiu-lit Inches la a prettv ajanj
sire for colt. in leaves, ao vou i an ee
thill these . otlon lein i-s tune allalned
nn unusual growth.
Wisconsin Pioneer Is 101.
Aliierv Wis.- Hemline four genem
Hints William C Wileht says he Is
the oldest resident of Wlseonsln Mr
Wrkht Is 101 years nnd . months
old He make" his home wllh his sou
William II Wrlu-ht mn lure Mrs
I'.llr.abelh Handbell daiiL'tilei of Wll
Ham II Wrlu'ht. nnd her son. N'ormnn.
iual-e up Hie fourth generation circle.
The auvil Wvlcbt Is a plonehr ixsdent
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