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J ew elry jin . w atch rapairing
see Want Ht . Majestic Theater llhls
evory polaon and im
purity of your
blood, by Dr.
Medical I » l a
Uiere'a a clear
a k i n and a
Tetter, S a l t -
Remsmbered His Arithmetic.
Another thing that w ill puzzle our
soldlera Is English money. One time
an American who waa the worse for
drink was traveling In a railway car
riage when the guard asked for his
"(lo t none!
Demme lo n e!” maun
dered the Yank.
Tho guard took out his ticket sched
“ Five and six, please," repeated the
"W hxatT" quorled the tipsy one.
"F iv e and alx, please, repeated the
"K levcn." said the Yank.
move long to to next boy.”
ma, Kryslpelas, Doll«, Carbuncles. En-
larged (Hand«. BweltinKH, and all Blood
aud Skin Diseases, from a common
blotch or eruption
to scrofula, are
benefited by It.
In building up needed flesh and
strength or pale, puny, scrofulous cbll
dren, nothing can equal IL Iu liquid or
tablet form. Tablets 60c.
"Th ere la one queer thing about the
FOR GOOD H E A LTH AND LONG
so called auto face.”
"W hat Is that?”
Do not eat moat more than once a
" I t is not a mobile face."— Exchange.
day. Drink plenty of pure water, ex
ercise outdoors and take a pleasant
laxative at least once a week. Such
"Nature herself teaches ua that suc
a one la made of May apple, root of
Jalap, Juice of aloes, sugar coated, and cess depends on system.”
"I admit she's made a shining exam
first made up and sold as Dr. Pierce's
Pleasant Pellota— nearly fifty years ple In her solar system."— Exchange.
A t the Opera.
"W hat a powerful voice that tenor
At a college in England it 1s against h as!”
"Y e s ; I can't hear myself talk when
the rules for male students to visit
the ''resident Indy boarders." One day ho's singing."— Exchange.
n student was caught In the net and
brought before the head master, who
said: "W ell, Mr. Blank, the penalty
for the first offenso Is four shillings,
for the second ten shillings, for tho
third £1 and so on up to £10."
"And whnt would a season ticket
cost?’’ Inquired Ihe culprit.
GIVE TH IS MAN
TH E GOLD MEDAL
"Is aiitomohllliiK a paying businessT"
"W ell, It seems to raise Ihe dust.”—
Any corn, whether
hard, soft or between the toes, will
loosen right up and lift out without
The Proper Place.
a particle of pain or soreness.
"Tim old sailor told ine he raised
This drug Is called freexone and la
chickens on his vessel.*'
a compound of ether dlacovered by a
" I suppose he did It In tho hatch Cincinnati man.
Ask at any drug store for a small
bottle of freexone, which w ill coat but
a trifle, but la sufficient to lid one'a
"M y dear, you certainly have a very feet of every corn or calloua.
Put a few dropa directly upon any
“ W ell, don’t you keep It up to the tender, aching corn or calloua.
grindstone all the time?”— Exchange. stantly the soreness disappears and
shortly the corn or callous w ill loosen
and can be lifted o ff with the fingers.
This drug freexone doesn't eat out
the corns or callouaes but shrivels
them wPhout even Irritating tha sur
Just think! No pain at all; no sore
ness or smarting when applying It or
If your druggist don't
Se»v 2Sr. Oielaml 25c I SOe
have freexone have him order It for
Clear Your Skin
JJJRINEt Granulated Eyelids,
"Is the weather service paylngT”
to have a raise In It. If
/vw! S u n , D i nr and W i n d quickly
l ^ r e l l e v d by Murine. Try it In It's only the mercury or an umbrella.”
""BP . 'j Sore Fycs. Eytt Inflamed by
j f x m . j y i t x / c Q .your
*nd In Baby's Eye*.
L I fc O N o S m a rtio f, Juat Eye Comfort
Marine Eye Remedy S J B j S a e \ 0 £ i
Ky» S «lv», in Tub** 88c. For Hook o f (A* A/ i / b — from.
A»k M a r in e l i r e R e m e d y C o .. C h le a c a t
P. N. U.
No. 24, 1918
" A man has Just telegraphed me
that he has married my daughter."
"Is he a good, practical man?”
" I guess he Is. He wired me col
le c t "
Sapolio doing its work. Scouring
forUS.Marine Corps recruits.
Join N o w !
• NOCH MOX CAN'S
• ONS CO.
APPLY AT A N Y
SERVICE UNDER THIS EMBLEM
my. I was tired out, and using my
shrapnel-proof helmet (shrapnel proof
until a piece o f shrapnel hits It), or
tin h at for a pillow, lay down In the
straw, and was soon fast asleep. I
must have slept about two hours, when
I awoke with a prickling sensation all
over me. Aa I thought, the straw had
worked through my uniform. I woks
up the fellow lying on my left, who had
been up the Hue before, and asked
“ Does the straw bother you, mate?
It'e worked through my uniform and I
In a sleepy voice he answered,
“That ain’t straw, them’s cooties.”
From that time on my friends the
“ cooties” were constantly with me.
“Cooties,” or body lice, are the bene
o f Tom m y'« existence.
The aristocracy o f the trenches very
seldom call them “ cootie«," they apeak
A4TW» Hff ttVTY
o f them aa fleas.
T o an American flea means a small
Insect armed with a bayonet, who Is
wont to Jab It Into you and then hop-
“ SOMEWHERE IN FRANCE" EMPEY FIRST HEARS THE BIG
skip and Jnmp to tba next place to be
attacked. There la so advantage In
having fleas on you Instead o f “ cootie**
In that In one o f his extended Jumps
said flea la liable to land on the fel
Synopsis.— Fired by the linking of the Lusitania, with the I o m o f
low next to you; he has the typical
American Uvea. Arthur Ouy Erupt-jr, an American tiring In Jersey City,
energy and push o f the American,
goes to England and eultata aa a private In the British army.
while the "cootie” has the bulldog
tenacity o f the Englishman; he holds
on and consolidates or digs In until
C H A PTE R II.
mets, a sheepskin coat, rubber mack
his meal la finished.
intosh, steel helmet, two blankets, tear-
There Is no way to get rid o f them
shell goggles, a balaclava helmet,
Blighty to Rest Blllsts.
permanently. No matter how often
The next morning the captain sent gloves and a tin o f auUfrostblte grease you bathe, and that Is not very often,
fo r me and Informed me: “ Kmpey, aa which la excellent for greaalag the or how many times you change your
u recruiting sergeant you are a wash boots. Add to this the weight o f his underwear, your friends the “ cootie«"
out," and sent me to a training depot rations, and can you blame Tommy for are always lu evidence. The billets are
A fter arriving at this place, I was growling at a twenty-kilo route march? Infested with them, especially so If
Having served as sergeant major In
hustled to the quartermaster stores
there Is straw on the floor.
■ nd received an awful shock. The the United States cavalry, I tried to
I have taken a bath and put on
quartermaster eergennt spread a wa tell the English drill sergeants their brand-new underwear; in fact, a com
terproof sheet on the ground and com holiness, but It did not work. They plete change o f uniform, and then
menced throwing a miscellaneous as Immediately put me as batman In their turned In for the night. The next morn
sortment o f straps, buckles and other mesa. Many a greasy dish of stew was ing my shirt would be full o f them. It
paraphernalia Into It. I thought he accidentally spilled over them.
I would sooner fight thau he a waiter, Is a common sight to see eight or ten
would never stop, but when the pile
soldiers sitting under a tree with their
reached to my knees he paused long so when the order came through from shirts over their knees engaging In a
enough to say, "Next, No. 5217, 'Arris, headquarters calling for a draft of
“ ahlrt hunt.”
B company.” I gated In bewilderment 250 re-enforccmenta for France, I vol
At night about half an hour b efor«
at the pile o f Junk In front o f me, and unteered.
Then we went before the M. O. "lights out,” you can see the Tommie«
then my eyes wandered around looking
grouped around a candle, trying, in lta
for the wngon whlrb was to carry It (medical officer) fo r another physical dim light, to rid their underwear of
to barracks. I was rudely brought to
the vermin. A popular and very quick
earth by the “ quarter” exclaiming. asked our names and numbers and method ts to take your shirt and draw
“ 'Ere, you. ’op It: tyke It aw 'y; blind
We were put Into troop trains and ers, and run the seams back and fo r
my eyea, 'e'a looking for i s batman to
to Southampton, where we de ward In the flame from a candle and
'elp im carry I t ”
and had onr trench rifles Is burn them out. This practice Is dan-
Struggling under the load, with fre
Then In columns o f twos
quent pauses for rest, I reached our
barracks (large car barns), and my we went up the gangplank o f a little
platoon leader came to the rescue. It steamer Ivin* alongside the dock.
A t the head o f the gangplank there
was a marvel to me how quickly he
assembled the equipment. A fter be waa an old sergeant, who directed that
we line ourselves along both rails o f
had completed the task, he showed me
the ship. Then he o rd e re d us to take
how to adjust It on my person. Pretty
life belts from the racks overhead and
soon I stood before him a proper Tom
put them on. I have crossed the ocean
my Atkins In heavy marching order,
several times and knew I was not sea
feellDg like an overloaded camel.
sick, but when I buckled on that life
On my feet were heavy-soled boots, belt I had a sensation o f sickness.
studded with hobnails, the toes and
A fter we got out Into the stream all
heels o f which were re-enforced by I could think o f was that there were a
steel half-moons. My legs were In million German submarines with a tor
cased In woolen puttees, olive drab In pedo on each, across the warhead of
color, with my trousers overlapping which was Inscribed my name and ad
them at the top. Then a woolen khaki dress.
tunic, under which was a bluish gray
A fter five hours w e came alongside
woolen shirt, minus a collar; beneath a pier and disembarked. I had at
thla shirt s woolen belly band about tained another ooe o f my ambitions.
six Inches wide, held In place by tie I was “ somewhere In France.”
strings o f white tape. On my head slept In the open that night on the aide
ÆY- • ■
was a heavy woolen trench cap, with of the road. About six the next morn
huge earlaps buttoned over the top. ing we were ordered to entrain. I
Then the equipment: A canvas belt, looked around fo r the passenger
with ammunition pockets, and two coaches, but all I could see on the sid
‘ h !
wide canvas straps like auspenders. ing were cattle cars. W e climbed Into
called “ D " straps, fastened to the belt these. On the sfds o f each car was
In front, passing over each shoulder, a sign reading "Hommes 40, Cheveaux
[ l . # ; , / i
crossing In the middle o f my back, and 8.” When we got Inside o f the cars,
attached by bnckles to the rear o f the we thought that perhaps the sign
b elt On the right aide o f the belt painter had reversed the order o f
hung a water bottle, covered with fe lt; things. A fter 48 hours in these trucks
on the left aide was my bayonet and we detrained at Rouen. At this place
The Author's Identification Disk.
scabbard, and Intrenching tool handle, we went through an Intensive training
thla handle strapped to the bayonet for ten days.
gerous. because you are liable to burn
In the rear was my In
The training consisted o f the rudi holes In the garments If you are not
trenching tool, carried In a canvas case. ments o f trench warfare. Trenches
This tool was a combination pick and bad been dug. with barbed wire en
Recruits generally sent to Blighty
A canvaa haversack was tanglements, bombing saps, dugouts,
fo r a brand o f Insect powder adver
strapped to the left side o f the belt, observation posts and machine gun em
while on my hack waa the pack, also placements. W e were given a smat tised aa “ Good fo r body lice." The ad
o f canvas, held In place by two canvaa tering o f trench cooking, sanitation, vertisement la quite right; the powder
straps over the shoulders; suspended bomb throwing, reconnoltering, listen la good fo r “ cooties;" they simply
on the bottom o f the pack was my ing posts, constructing and repairing thrive on It.
The older men o f our battalion were
mess tin or canteen In a neat little barbed wire, “ carrying In" parties,
My waterproof sheet, methods u&,d in attack and defense, wiser and made scratchera out o f
looking like a Jelly roll, was strapped wiring parties, mass formation, and wood. These were rubbed smooth with
on top o f the pack, with a wooden stick the procedure fo r polaon-gaa attacks. a bit o f stone or sand to prevent splin
ters. They were about eighteen Inches
for cleaning the breach o f the rifle pro
On the tenth day we again met our
jecting from each end. On a lanyard friends "Hommes 40, Cheveaux 8." long, and Tommy guarantees that a
scratcher o f this length wilt reach
around my waist hung a huge Jack
Thirty-six hours more o f misery, and any part o f the body which may be at
knife with n can-opener attachment.
we arrived at the town of F----- .
tacked. Some o f the fellows were lazy
The pack contained my overcoat, an
A fter unloading our rations and and only made their scratchers twelve
extra pair o f socks, change o f under
wear, hold all (containing knife, fork, equipment, we lined up on the road In Inches, but many a night when on
columns o f fours waiting fo r the order guard, looking over the top from the
spoon, comb, toothbrush, lather brush,
Are step o f the front-line trench, they
shaving soap, and a razor made o f tin,
A dull rambling could be heard. The would have given a thousand “ quid”
with "Made In England” stamped on
the Made; when trying to shave with sun was shining. I turned to the man for the other six inches.
Once while we were tn rest billets an
this It made you wish that you were on my left and asked, "W hat’s the
at war with Patagonia, so that you noise. B ill?" H e did not know, but his Irish Hussar regiment camped In an
could have a “ hollow ground" stamped face was o f a pea-green color. Jim, open field opposite our billet. A fter
"M ade In Germany” ) ; then yonr house on my right, also did not know, but they had picketed and fed their horses,
wife, button-cleaning outfit, consisting suggested that I "aw sk" the sergeant a general ahlrt hnnt took place. The
Coming towards ns was an old griz troopers ignored the call “ Dinner up,”
o f a brass button stick, two stiff
brashes, and a box o f “ Soldiers' zled sergeant properly fed up with and kept on with their search fo r big
game. They had a curious method o f
Friend” paste; then a shoe brash and the war, so I “ awsked” him.
"Think It’s going to rain, sergeant?" procedure. They hung their shirts over
a box o f dubbin, a writing pad. Indel
He looked at me In contempt and a hedge and bent them with their en
ible pencil, envelopes, and pay book,
and personal belongings, such as a granted, “ ’Ow's It a-goln' ter rain with trenching tool handles.
I asked one o f them why they didn't
small mirror, a decent razor and a the bloomin' sun a-shlnlnT’ I looked
pick them off by hand, and he an
sheaf o f unanswered letters, and fags. guilty.
“ Them's the guns up the line, me swered. “ W e haven’t had a bath fo r
In your haversack you carry your Iron
rations, meaning a tin o f bully beef, lad, and you'll get enough o f 'em be nine weeks or a change o f clabber. I f
I tried to pick the ‘cooties’ off my ahlrt
four biscuits and a can containing ten. fore you gets back to BUghty."
My knees seemed to w ilt u d I I would be here for duration o f war.”
sugar and Oxo cubes; a couple of
A fter taking a close look at his shirt, I
pipes and a pack o f shag, a tin o f rifle squeaked out a weak “ Oh I”
Then we started our march up to the agreed with h im ; it was alive.
otl, and a pull-through. Tommy gen
erally carries the oil with his rations; line la ten-kilo treks. A fter the first
It gives the cheese a sort o f sardine day's march we arrived at onr rest
In th* next Installment Ser
billets. In France they call them rest
geant Empey tell of tha realiza
Add to this a flrst-ald pouch and a billets, because while In them Tommy
tion o f his ambition— hit ar
long, ungainly rifle patterned after the works seven days a week and on the
rival In a first line trench— and
Daniel Boone period, and you have an eighth day o f the week he ts given
o f how ho wished ho were baek
Idea o f a British soldier In Blighty. twenty-four hours "ou his own."
In Jeroey City.
Our billet was a spacious affair, a
Before leaving for France, this rifle
Is taken from him and he Is Issued large barn on the left aide o f the road,
with a Lee-Knfleld short trench rifle which had one hundred entrances,
(T O B E C O N T IN U E D .)
ninety-nine for shells, rats, wind and
and b ration bag.
Cheap notoriety la dear at any p r ie »
In France he receives two fa s hel rain, and the hundredth one fo r Tom
I w M 6*4*0 P*U1 »I Ike F. F. L I.
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Keep Kids Kleen
TK f M l prKhtal WhWul.pkylto*
fa*®*» a * « nventad lot cMdNft
y w » o i a«r. M s d t ua (A * paoc« w ith
drop. botk. bl»a.ly «hppe-d o* or o4.
E rb U y w W/H N<. tjpf.t c L m U c bond»
■ to atop a»cuI*»K-o. M»d* m blue
¿nun. and ge»ume bine and while
A N A M M A N S O IM R
W HO W EN T
b ark er t o * «
fat-roJor material in • variety ok
pleating de«ign8, ail apptootv
airly truaiaad with ♦ • »i- c o lo r
‘ jh neck and long deeves.
r in colon> »bowing dJ-
malmaia aenl f i l l a*
$1.25 the suit
machine gunnejmcrying in
.irs a r 1
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RC 4 .U-S. PAT.orr.
A N E W S U IT
P H E E
IF T H E Y R IP
L£V tS TW iÄ S& C a
lw n ia c & x im .
LEVI STKAUSS * CO.. Ses Frsseûcs
Mtr*, o f " F r w A o n - A / / « '’
th o e o w (fe r m e n t ( o r «
Occasions for Excitement.
“ Do the people o f this country real
ize they are In war?” asked the visi
" I think so,” replied Mias Cayenne.
"But they don’t seem excited over
Excitement Is all right for
baseball or racing. But a war la so
serious that It must be faced with
calm determination.” — Washington
T o Much Rapidity.
“ You don't seem to have a very
high regard for Zeb Spicer’s piety.”
“ Maybe I haven't,” replied Farmer
“ Zeb says he has read the Bible
through more than a hundred times.”
“ Yes. But In order to do that he
must have gone so fast he couldn’t
stop to think much about what he waa
Nothing Like It.
” “ Is your master in a somnolent con
"N o sir; he was pretty bad, but now
he'a asleep.” — Exchange.
Cuticura Heals Eczema
And rashes that Itch and burn. I f
there is a tendency to pimples, etc.,
prevent their return by making Cuti
cura your dally toilet preparation. For
free samples address. “ Cuticura. Dept
X, Boston." A t druggists and by mail.
Soap 25, Ointment 25 and 50.— Adv.
Not Like Vaudeville.
"Don't you like grand opera In vau
Sometimes the voices are
“ I like that p a rt
But It seems
" T o have a singer go through three
songs without any change tn costume.”
Dr. Pierce’s Pellets are best fo r liver,
bowels and stomach. One little Pellet
for a laxative—three for a cathartic.
Extract from the Plunkvflle Ga
zette: “ W e recently heard the town
band render the ‘Marseillaise' for the
first time. It is a stirring air. W e pre
dict It w ill become popular.”
“ Boss, I ’m hungry."
"H unger makes a fine sauce.”
“ But what good is a sauce without
something solid to go with It?”
ALLEN’S FOOT EASE FOR THE TROOPS.
Shaken into the shoes and sprinkled in the foot-
hath it ffives rest and comfort, takes the friction
from the shoe and prevents blisters and sore
spots. Make« walking easy. A ccept no substi
tute. Sold everywhere. 25c.
More to the Point.
Berlin's vehicles of all sorts are said
to have gone to rack and ruin. What
we're waiting for is the collapse o f
the kaiser's band wagon.— Detroit
The Other Kind.
"H ave you any wax?”
“ Ceiling, no; floor.”— New
HOW MRS. BOYD
Canton, Ohio.— “ I suffered from a
female trouble which caused me much
suffering, and two
d o c to rs deci ded
that I would have
to go through an
operation before I
could get well.
“ My mother, who
had be«B helped by
Lydia E. Pinkham’s
V e g e t a b l e Com
pound, advised me
to try it before sub
m itting to an opera
tion. I t relieved me
from my troubles
so I can do my house work without any
difficulty. I advise any woman who is
afflicted with female troubles to give
Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Com
pound a trial and it will do as much fo r
them.” — Mrs. M a r ie B o y d , 1421 6th
S t . N. E., Canton, Ohio.
Sometimes there are serious condi
tions where a hospital operation is the
only alternative, but on the other hand
so many women have been cured by this
famous root and herb remedy, I ydia E.
Pinkham’a Vegetable Compound, after
doctors have said that an operation was
necessary — every woman who wants
to avoid an operation should give it a
fair trial before submitting to such a
M ing ordeal
f complications e x is t writ# to Lydia
EL Pinkham Medicine Co., Lynn, Mass.,
fo r advice. The result o f many years
experience is at your service.