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    VOL. XIV
FALLS CITY NEWS
SOME ARMY TERMS
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KALLS CITY
PRESERVE
YOUR
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SHOES.
OREGON. S A TU R D A Y , SEPTEMBER 1. 1017
THE BIGGEST GUNS
•
It W ill R e p a y Y o u to O iv o T h o m P r o p ­
er C o r o end Attention.
"roarer” the opposing counsel In hla ]
loudest tones ssld to the witness, “ I f
you say that my client'a borne waa a
‘roarer,* Just represent to the Jury the
sort o f noise be made." "No,” said the
witness
“ You must understand that
that Is not my business. Now, if you
will be the borne and make the noiae, I,
aa veterinary surgeon, will ezpreaa an
opinion as to whether you are a ‘roarer’
or n o t!"— Farm and Home.
N o. 1.
SHOE SALE
We all wear shoea. I f we manage
them rightly they will last longer, we Those Used on Land Outweigh tin
will not need so many new ones and
Largest In the Navy.
there will be more left for others. The
following suggestions from the leuth
er nnd puper laboratory of the United
HOW A R M Y U N ITS A R E N A M ED . Staten department o f agriculture can OUR C O A ST D E F E N S E G IA N T S .
He la a braie man who refute« to be
lie utilized by every one who walks:
Hlioca ahould be oiled or greased T h a S ix te e n In c h M o n s t e r s at B a n d y disheartened by tbe fact that he was
Tha Varlaua Designations From a
beaten yesterday.
H o o k a n d P a n a m a C a n 8 in k a V m i l
Corp# to a Squad—In Bpsaking of a whenever the leather begins to get
B a fo r a It A p p e a r s A b o v # th a H o rizo n ,
hard or dry. They ahould bo bruabed
C o m p a n y , T r o o p or B a tt a r y tha L a t -
H u n g r y A n ts.
H o w tho B i g G u n s A r o M ade.
thoroughly and then all the dirt and
tar Should Always B a N a m e d Firat.
To have his'm ail eaten up by white
mud that remains washed off with
There
are
two
classes
o
f
gunt—naval
T o IU« ordinary civilian, who la not warm water, the excess water being
nuts la sometimes tbe lot o f the resi­
particularly well poali-d on military taken off with a dry doth. While the guns and arruy or land guns, iter ause dent o f Hlaiu. owing to negligent or
matters, an lnl«r|ir«latlou o f Ilia army "hoes aro nttlt wet and warm apply they cuu be Hiunlpulab-d more easily » rtininnl |*ostul officials. A few months
terms In general u»o may prove of In- th« nil or grease with a nwnli o f wool Hum those of a ship, laud guns are the ago a whole bag of mall was lost lu
trroal Tlio follow Inn aro among II cko or flannel It Is best to have the oil or heavier. Tho largest naval gun Is the au outlying district, and tbe letters
that aro moat ooualanlly employ«,!
grease alsuit as warm aa tin- hand rail fifteen Inch gun, and the largest land were afterward found In tbe Jungle
F
A corps la two or more divisions ls*ar. and It ahould Is* rublicd well gnu la the German howitzer, or 10.5 partly eaten.
and la commanded by a major general
Into the Icaiuer, preferably with the Inch gun.
I
A division la cotn|M»ied of two or palm
Fame has only the span of a day,
Of the two the naval gnu fires a shell
I f necessary the oil can tie sp-
I anore hrtgadea and la also commanded ! piled to dry leather, but It penetrates weighing over half a ton, while the they say. Hut to live in the hearts of
I by a major general
belter when the latter Is wet. After other fires a projectile a ton In weight. the people—that Is worth something.—
A brigade, commanded by a brlga
(rcntmrnt the shoes should Is* left to Hut the lietv giant sixteen Inch guns Guida,
dler general, la composed o f tw o or dry lu n place that Is warm, not hot.
o f the United Ktutcs defending the
H is t o r y R e p a s t s Itse lf.
more regiments and tnde|>cnd«nt ram*
Cantor oil la satisfactory for shoes Panama canal and New Y’ork at Handy
"Can't say that the workl Is getting
panlea or battalions.
Hook
shoot
projectiles
weighing
2,370
that are to Is» polished; for plainer
a bit smarter." n rerted grandpa “ My
A regiment o f Infantry consists of
footgear nentsfoot. fish oil or oleine pounds, which Is over a ton. These
grandson asks rr ? Hie same silly ques­
twelve line companies and three addl
may tie substituted
If It Is desired to Immense ateel guns cau sink a t^ilp be­
tions that bis father asked at bis age."
tloual companies It Is commanded by
fore
It
ban
really
come
Into
sight
on
make the shoes nud hoots more water­
a colonel, with the following additional
(ue
horizon,
the
location
of
tbe
battle­
proof beef tallow may be added to any
officers: One lieutenant colonel, three
B u t H e D id .
o f these allbalances at the rnte o f half ship having been determined by air­
majors. Ilfteen captains ns company
Teacher—Bobby, give an example of
a pound o f U llow to a pint of oil. The plane or tower.
coiumandera. three of them also Isdng
How these huge pieces are made Is the double negative.
edge o f the aole and the welt should bo
memls'rs o f the colonera stnIT as adju
Bobby—I d o j't kuow none.
described
as follows by Ibe Popular
greased thoroughly. Too much grenne
tant, quartermaster and commissary,
Science
Monthly.
Tbe
first
step
Is
tbe
The love o f country Is more |>owevful
tw o lleutenanta to each company, one cannot be applied to these parta,
A simple method o f making the soles making of tbe pig Iron from Iron ore than reason Itself. -Ovid.
lieutenant nettng on each o f the three
more durable, pllatah* and water re- t In large furnaces like towers, called
majors' staffs.
blast furnacea. Then tbe pig Iron Is
A battalion ta made up o f four com \ slstant Is to swab them oceaalonalty melted with other steel In large steel F I L T H , F I N G E R S
AND F L I E S .
with
linseed
oil.
setting
them
aside
to
panics and Is commanded by a major.
furnaces calk'd “ open hearth" until It
dry
overnight.
A company of Infautry consists of
Many o f the common shoe polishes ^ Is freed o f Us Impurities and con vert- T keaa A r e the M o s t P o to n t F a c t o r s In
about I.V) men, divided Into two pla­
8 p r a a d in g D ise a se .
are
harmful to leather.
All those i ed Into ateel.
toons; platoons are divided Into nqiinda.
Tbe melted'steel, thin as water. Is
Fingers as disease carriers rank next
'
which
contain
sulphuric,
hydrochloric
A platoou la commanded bv a llcutcn
run from these furnaces Into big Iron to files. Dirty fingers nnd finger nails
ant a commissioned officer; two or 1 or oxalic acids, turpentine, benzine or molds, where It Is allowed to cool Into
may carry about with them as many
other
volatile
aolvenls
have
n
tendency
more squads are commanded by a ser­
large solid cylindrical or corrugated disease germs as dirty files. For this
to
harden
the
leather
nnd
make
it
mure
geant; a squad Is commanded by a cor­
blocks A fter cooling these are reheat­ reason filth, fingers and flies are said
poral and comprises seven men Itcsldes liable to crack.
ed and reduced In size by (Knindlng to be tbe moat common means by
It la |HMir economy. loo, to wear a
the corporal.
them with big steel hammers ami which disease Is spread. A safe rule
A company of cavalry Is called a shoe with the tieel badly worn on one squeezing them In rolls until at last
that has been given with reference to
side
This
throws
the
slme
out
of
troop, and a battalion o f cavalry Is
the steel Is pressed Into a long barrel- avoiding any Infection that tbe hands
shape nnd may Boon result In Its ruin.
called a squadron.
; like mass, tbe embryo of a real gun. might carry Is to wash the bands Im­
A company of nrtlllcry Is called a It Is also likely to cause temporary This long skc.dton o f the in;,Ido o f a
mediately before eating, before han­
battery. It la divided Into sections, j lujury to the foot.
gun must be bored out from one eud dling, preparing or serving food, after
and there may be different numbers of
to the other ou Immense lutliu*. some attending the sick and a fte r handling
Hair and Cold Watte.
guns, according to the klud o f artillery.
over ninety feet long. Heavy as Ibe anything dlrt.v.
T
o
make
your
hair
grow
use
cold
Three batteries o f artillery make a
mass Is. a huge lathe turns It around
A common habit with many people
water as It runs from the hydrant. us easily ns n body turns a spool.
battalion.
that Is not only dangerous from a
The word "company,” “ troop" or Apply the water to your hair with
A fter tile Inside has been rifled or
“ battery" ahould not be ns,si liefore the your wet hands and run your Augers scored to form an Inside surface that health point of view, but Is disgusting­
ly Indecent from every point o f view,
through
what
hair
you
have
or
rub
letter, as “ Company B.” It would be
gives Ibe shell a (w ist before It leaves
the same as to any "Street Jackson." i your scalp with your wet cold hands. lb* muzzle and causes It to fly straight Is the constant picking o f the nose and
This exercise will bring tin* blood to the lower or muzzle end o f tbe gun Is mouth with the fingers. A safe rule
The letter comes first. Just ns the nu
ineral comes liefore the word regiment Iho sculp, and only from the blood can made larger. This may be accomplish­ and n decent one Is to keep the hands
—"Second regiment," not “ Itegtment you get new hulr or make the hair you ed In one or tw o ways. Either addi­ sway from the face, particularly the
nose and mouth, and If these parts
already have more luxuriant. You can­
ftceoud "
tional shorter steel tidies are placed
Troops are either "federal«" (regular! not get Inilr from grease. Nothing In over the mnlu Inner lube, or the main need nttentlon use a clean handker­
or national guard Every male citizen the world Is so good for the hair as tula* Is wound with w ire and finished chief. A dirty handkerchief Is as dan­
of the CnltMl Ktntes between the age* cold water applied with the wet hand» with an outer tube. The wire wound gerous and may be as much a means
T h e r e must be a Beginning sometime. De­
of eighteen and forty-live la a member until the water hits reached the scalp guus are usually tbe heavier and are of spreading disease as dirty Sneers.
The United States public health serv­
o f the inllftlu
Never Use the word But do not Immerse your head In mid used on board ship.
lays are only a waste o f time.
One Dollar
ice says: “ Disease germs lead a band
when referring to organized In si lea of water. This Is all too mu- li of a
Tbe gun bound with w-lre Is really
will
start.
Every
additional
dollar
will help.
to mouth existence. I f the human race
shock.—Los Angeles Times.
troops
stronger than the one built o f bands or
would learn to keep the unwashed hand
,
This
bank
invites
you.
There are no nueb things as "militia
, rings o f steel, one on another, for the
away from the mouth many human dis­
Think Health.
<d!1i-|als" or “ army officials" In military
wire re-enforces the gun tube so that j
eases would be greatly diminished. W e
It
Is
not
n
fear
of
Illness
or
of
death
parlance They are national guard nnd
It will safely withstand the tremendous
We pay interest on time deposits.
bundle Infections matter more or less
that we should encourage, but a love
army officers.
strain which Is constantly put on It
I
A skirmish, engagement, brush, fight of health, a sense o f responsibility for when It Is fired, said to be ns much as constantly, and we continually carry
the hands to the mouth. I f the hands '
the care o f our bodies, a desire for
or encounter Is not a battle.
seventeen tons pressure ou each square
have recently been In contact with in
A battle Is nn engagement for the bodily endurance and efficiency and ' Inch.
fectlous matter the germs o f disease
possession o f a certain point and la full achievement.
In the case of a “ built up" gun, as
may lu this way be Introduced Into the
I f the mind Is fixed on these Ideals
general In Ita character, ¡.urge bodies
It Is called when made of hoops or
o f troop* arc engaged - more thnn a and the already known means o f ap­ 1 banda o f steel, the outer tubes or rings body. Many persons wet their fingers
with saliva before counting money, i
proaching them are iKIIteed the need­
brigade; otherwise the fight Is an en
are shrunk or sweated on—that Is, they 1
turning the pages o f a book or perform
less miseries that embitter the lives of
gagcnicnf, a skirmish or nn encounter.
are heated so that they expand or sw ell
Now that-the Allies have the
In this case the
Never say “ Captain Jones nnd his so many tuny be left to lake care of a little, ns all steel does when heated, Ing similar acts.
ment for all who willfully mis­
themselves.
United
States tied up in the war
process
Is
reversed,
the
Infection
being
soldiers o f Company A ." Say “ A coin
and then while hot they are fitted over
represent the acts o f nations or
It Is not so piucb necessary to fight
pnny commanded by Captntu Jones did
tbe Inner part nnd allowed to cool nnd 1 carried to the object handled, there to they are bring up old scores o f
disease i i s to cultivate health for the
so nnd ao."
persons, or distort the truth on
shrink, or contract. In so doing they ; await carriage to the mouth o f some half-century to he re-settled.
other careless person."
Any Irregular body of troops less i happiness, contentment nnd moral gain fit very lightly on the main tube.
matters o f vital importance to
I f anybody doubts the filth of their
than a company or troops Is called a that It brings.
In making a wire wound gun the
detachment unless it Is a platoon or
wire Is wound or colled around ami own hands and fingers let them take
F ir s t U s e o f “M a g a z in e .”
The Manufacturer very tritely the people. They want the truth
squad or a section of artillery. Never
around until more than 100 miles of It note o f the many unclean things they
"M
agazine,"
properly
a
storehouse
say "Lieutenant Jones nnd a number
I f kings, kaisers, in regard to the war; the aims of
has been wrapped around the big can­ handle within n day's time. The door­ says th a t,"
o f men" from such and such nn or­ (Arnblnni, has been annexed by liter«- non A twelve Inch gun requires 117 knob which everybody handles will be |
emperors
and
czars
had to go to this government as well as o f the
ganization. Say “ A detnehment from 1 lure, but It Is Interesting to recall the miles of wire, weighing about thirteen only one source where the hands may
the
trenches
and
endure
the hard­ Allies; and should be protected
get
the
germs
and
filth
o
f
some
care-
A compnny, commanded by Lieutenant j birib o f Its now common literary use— and one half tons.
Although the
| In Hint venerable periodical, the Gen-
less person.
Jones."
ships o f the soldier there would from hot air stories dealt out by
strength o f the wire Is such that It
Ill the Introduc­
Ammunition Is spoken of In terms of ! Helium's Magazine.
gives great resisting force to pressures i
be few if any wars.” He might
rounds. "F ifty rounds" means fifty tion to Its number (1731) we rend. “ This exerteil sideways. It does not bestow j
the average newspaper.
also have very consistentently
! consideration has Induced several gen­
cartridges—fifty shots.
strength lengthwise. Therefore an ex­
■> Never say muskets. There are not tlemen to treasure up, as In n nmgn- tra thickness of metal must be put on
added a few American title*.
f any. Artillery carry pistols nnd not j zlno, the most remarkable pieces on (he muzzle o f the gun. where the vl
ENTERTAINS VISITOR FRIENDS
the subjects above mentioned “ —Lon­
revolvers.
bratlon caused by the shell leaving the
Where trained specialists with modern lab
Troops generally move In columns. l don Times,
oratories and adequate equipment give in­
gun Is the greatest.
Mr. and Mrs W alter Tice enter­
We are told that the. German
The usual column la four men abreast,
The breech, or the back end of n gun. struction leading to collegiate degrees in ths
H
e
r
F
ir
s
t
Jou
rn
ey.
two ranks comprising s sqtind, with
people are opposed to this war. tained a number o f friends Sun­
following
schools:
Margnret, five years old, was travel- Is a very Important part. Here the
the corporal as the man on the left In
AGRICULTURE, with 15 department«;
but are forced to fight; England day at dinner. Those present;
shell Is Inserted In a specially built
the rear rank. They go into the tiring i tng for the first time. Mho sat as If
COMMERCE, with 4 departments,
chamber.
After
the
shell
Is
in
place
line In "eztem lcd order," sometlmca entranced by the view from tho car
ENGINEERING, with ft departments, in­ resorted to force— d raft— to fill
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Tice of Spo­
the breech Is closed by the shutting of
referred to ns n skirmish line. Troops : window.
eluding Civil. Electrical, Highway. Industrial her quoto.
Canada has been in
a very complicated and strong door. Arts. Irrigation, and Mechanical Engineering;
Her
father,
noticing
the
rnpt
expres
kane. Wash., Mr. and Mrs. Geo.
arc sent Into battle or engagement as
great turmoil; Russia has practi­
FORESTRY, includiug Logging Engineer-
the firing lino, the aupport and the re­ slon on her face as the train sped along, It Is fastened or fitted In the gnn by
Chilberg
and daughter o f Tacoma,
extremely
strong
screws,
so
that
the
lag.
cally laid down, and the people in
serve. The tactical unit In line o f bat i said:
HOME ECONOMICS, with 4 major depart
"W hat do you think o f It, Margaret?" charge will not burst the gun open at
tie or engagement Is the battalion.
Wash.,
Mrs.
A. J. Shipley and
this country have not enthused.
went*, including training in the Practice
She replied; “ Oh, father. It Is Just the back w hen It Is fired.
A picket consists of several men, gen­
daughter
o
f
Monmouth
and Mr.
House;
Under
such
conditions
the
only
Sometimes a shell explodes In the
erally a squad. One of a picket Is a like a picture book, only you don't have
MINING, with three departments, inelnd
barrel
o
f
Hie
gun.
In
a
wire
bound
Geo.
Tice
of
Falls
City.
hinderence
to
peace
appears
to
and
Mrs.
sentinel or aentry. In front and on the to turn the pages.'*—Chicago News.
gun the wire tends to prevent a grave Ing Chemical Engineer tag;
fl*nk« of all troops In camp are out­
be
the
leaders
o
f
the
waring
na­
-----------------------
PHARMACY.
disaster.
It hinders the steel tubes
posts—pickets. All troops doing guard
D e h y d r a tin g .
THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC, offer« instmr
tions.
from
bursting
Into
many
pieces
and
There Is more Catarrh In this section of
duty, picket duty, OBtpoet dull, etc.,
Dehydrating Is simply w-hnt waa for­
lion In the principal departments of vocal
the country than all other diseases put
flying
In
every
direction.
The
solid
and instrumental music
are commanded by "the officers of the merly known as drying fruits ami veg­
together, and until the last few years
was supposed to be Incurable. For a great
The old method o f paring gun Is wholly built o f tubes, while In
THE M IL IT A R Y DEPARTMENT, enrolled
day," ao designated for a period of etables.
many years doctors pronounced It a local
twenty-four hours, as are the troops on i and slicing apples, stringing the slices the wire wound gun there may be one 1085 cadets in 1918 17. and won recommen
The Salem Journal opines that disease
and prescribed local remedlea, and
guard duty.
by constantly falling to cure with local
and banging them up to dry, although or two tubes, over which the wire Is j dation for O A. C. from the Western Depart
the Medford Daily Sun should be treatment,
pronounced It Incurable. Sci­
tnent
of
tha
U.
8.
War
Department
aa
one
of
wound
with
the
Jacket
tubes
shrunk
|
j called drying, was really dehydrating.
ence has proven Catarrh to bo a consti­
over the wire. A bush for the breech »he nfteen ‘ ' distinguished institutions*' of denied the right to ‘shine’, for tutional disease, and therefore requires
—New York Sun.
Washing tha Dishes.*
ring Is «crewed Into the rear end, higher learning. All cadets will be furnished alleged mispepresentations o f the constitutional treatment. H all’s Catarrh
' x| A convenient device In the form o f a
re. manufactured by F J. Cheney A
which Is also re enforced by a breech Complete uniforms by the V. 8 Oortrnment
T
o
o
k
It
to
H
e
rse
lf.
0 , Toledo. Ohio, Is the only Constttu
good sized depression In the center or
The Journal tlonal
and D»« Junior and senior cadets, enrolled in acts of Anjerica.
cure on the market. It Is taken In­
ring
outside.
“ She's « vain girl. There Is no mlr- j
end o f a kitchen sink does away wiih
the R. O. T. C., will be given commutation for
ternally In doses from 10 drops to a tea
does not give any detailed account spoonful
the necessity of drawing and emptying , ror handy, ao now she Is looking at
It acts directly on the blood
subsistence, aa well as all transportation and
mucous surfaces o f the eyetem. They
water for a separate pan. n.v the ad­ ( the barometer."
Tasi In Fortnaic Oratory.
Subsistence st the sit woeha' Summer camp o f alleged Les-Majeste, that one end
offer one hundred dollars for any case It
dition o f a double set o f sieves the
"H o w will tho barometer cater to her
REGISTRATION BEGINS OCTOBER 8, may judge the punishment deser­ f«tls to cure. Send for circulars and tes­
It Is related that when a veterinary
timonials.
Address.
dishes may be washed and drained vanity?"
surgeon was enee calimi as a witness in 1917. Information on raquaat.
Address: F. J CHENEY A CO , Toledo. O,
without being touched by the hands.
" I t says, 'Fair,* »-L o u is v ille Courier- . n case to prove that n horsç was a Registrar. Oregon Agricultural Collage! ved, but we would Venture to ad-
Sold by Druegtate, TV.
Light For the Layman Not Post­
j
ed on Military Matters.
ALL OUR LOW SHO ES
ARE NOW M ATERIALLY
CU T IN P R IC E .
.
.
These shoes were bought before
the extreme advances In leather and
at our Sale Prices are far
under
present wholesale cost.
THE SHOES ARE PLACED OUT
ON TABLE AND ARE PLA IN LY
M A RKED .............................
COME IN AND LOOK THEM
OVER
SELIG’S. Cash Price Store,
“ Meeting and Beating Competition” .
The way to have a Bank
BANK O F FALLS CITY.
The Oregon
Agricultural College
So
Journal.
I
Corvallis, Oregon.
vocat a s w ift and certain punish­
Take Hall’s Family PIUs for constipation. ^