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PAGE FOUR. THE EVENING REPUBLICAN, COLUMBUS, SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, 1918. ' H -: iff r. n 1HE EVENING REPUBUCANffiilf? tmmo xvxar incuooi, amnAY xxcxrrza:. i BapaMlaaa BaUdlng, Northeait Cornr Wiilt-izgto and Fifth Street. Kntmto, j Bontamt Corner, Xlrvt Floor. Muttrtd m Scnd CZatt Matter ml tks Put OJies mt Coiumtus, Indian; ' T rxsHS or BCBscairnovt v tMk, UTrd y carrier........ ..M Mts BT MAIL muOTLT IV ABVAXOS. OM Yaax.. S 04 Am Montts....$l S tlx Ktha s M On Mostk ..' a tag Prepaid fcy FablJab. Outside of county, per year It.OO flash for the Kaiser's boats. A Kansas ; farmer j who had been having trouble with a couple .of his harvest hands who 'tiaa I. V- V. tendencies, pulled f both of them through a barbed wire fence, slapped their faces,) and after telling them where to 'gi to"; to get their wages, kicked them! fifty yards down the sec- 'tiqn line. I That farmer is entitled to ! a service! badge. j -I What the War Moves Mean (BY J. W. T. MASON.) (Written for the United Press.) Reports I m St. Louis are to the New York, Aug. 2. VonHinden- important Tailway which runs along burg is conducting his slow retreat the bank of the stream. This is the toward the Vesle in such a majiner only defensive position remaining in as to avoid the dangerous pockets VonHindenburg's possession south of which the . Americana were creating the Yesle and in the western arc of by their advance along the main rail- the Soifcsons-Rheims salient, way from Fisuies. i Today's fighting, however, is pro- The German west flank south of eeediug less heavily on- the western Smsanna i at the samp time slowlv flank and is tending to shitt to the Uvertkllf Rates Made IflOWl ei AftScafloft 1 effect that jie Western Uniotftele- bending before the allies blows and central area, directly south of Fisnies. graph company in! that city is ais-iis tending to rorm a aiagonauy . uenerai t ocn s purpose in unngmg re- crate i filled, and plunge the crate .Mil, lilt; UUtUllg , MdlCl. . 1 1'W 1 I IU rtraaia in the vigorously boiling wa-ter for S to 12 minutes, determining the exact time by testing an ear by; cutting or crushing a few grains. Thfr cocking is complete when the "milk is set" when no fluid escapes when the grains are cut open. Older and younger ears should be sorted - and cooked separately, as the younger established 1877 by Isaao T. Brown. I charging operators because they wear ears, eurprisingly enough. will- re-, quire somewhat longer cooking than ";' the older ones. . . ' . -'a "When the corn Is sufficiently cook-j. ed, dump the ears upon a table to.5 drain and cool, then cut the grain from the cob with a strong, sharp-knife, so held that the grains are cut uiruugn jusi ai me case or me nec t 1 How To Condition and Store : Various. Products When' Dried by which they are attached to the cob. . RoymonQ S. Brown, Manager. their union. TELEPHONE 3S 'ft 'r V. A buttons: i One man thus i i i . j discharged, who has; three sons in the army, one of them now on the' firing line in Frarice, has written to Postmaster General Burleson, director of the wires under government control, in protest. It will! be interesting to nnta wViat 'renlv rr i what action Bur leson will (like. The government did not hesitati to take the. sons; it should not now hesitate to protect the man who gave them. :' -.; straight line with the southern front, i newed pressure to bear here is due i This makes a much more presentable By rectifying his defensive positions to the horror v onHindenDurg is snow-1 product that that obtained by cutting , period of the war BKPVBLICAIf STATE TICKET. J (Mr-i Rynerson managed to "pull off the meeting of fourth' district Demo-rat, n iiiia niii vootcrHav in what , 0mm . " . I (.lata lu . iui a vivj j .j - - .4 f inif piper Haf enllSteCl may be said to be a very successful !8 tththe government lf the and satisfactory to j him and his s - . i . ! t . ' vi 1 CWSe Of America for the crowd-manner, ue Bneu, or eveu uycu aiiciuvi oi bulling, although it is suspected that some members of the local Democracy are today again feeling the effects of the road poller. It was noticed that tate Chaftman Van Nuys. in calling the roll bfij :ountieS for responses "for the eood ilof the party." ' called the counties1 b. name alphabetical order, with jhe exception of Bartholomew, he1 apparently believing that "B" is. the last letter in the alphabet, and when he eached 'that letter, instead of calling iljor Bartholomew county, he fMr. Rynerson of Barthol-Of course, , slippery John il j a H i V n !" i . a k Secretary of State ' ; WILLIAM A. ROACH of Delphi ' ; Auditor of State ! OTTO L. KLAUS3 of Bvanivllle Treasurer of State UZ McMURTIE of Marlon : Attorney General - ; ELE 8TAN3BUK Y of Willlamsport Clerk" of Supreme and Appellate Courts PATRICK J. LYNCH of Newcastle State Superintendent of Public Inatruc- . tlon LINNAEUS N. HINES of ICrawfordsvllle caUed for State OeoloKlst f LEWIS F. ROURKE of Bloomlnston Judg- of Supreme Court, First District B. M, WILLOtlGHB Y - of Vlncennes Judge of Supreme Court, Fourth District ; HOWARD I TOWNS END of Ft. Wayne Judges of Appellate Court, First District CHARGES -F. P.EMY of lndlanapolla SOLpN A.' ENIXE of Danville. Juases of Appellate Court, Second "Die- : ,. irlct A. L. NICHOLS, of Winchester. WILLIS C. McMAHON of Crownpolnt in this manner, VonHindenburg is ing of salients. Eery small advance trying to eliminate all salients, and by the Americans in the central see-to compel the allies to continue their tor tends to create a' pocket and pressure by means of frontal attacks- causes the Germans to retreat else- These tactics are only temporarily where so as to try to keep their en- of advantage to the Germans and are , tire line straight. '.' in the nature of an expedient to gain! Minimum losses are thus falling to time for the further . retirement of, the allies for the gains they are mak- German heavy artillery and munitions. ing. : Henceforth ' General Foch may The present position of the allies west ; be expected to shift his assaults Trom of the Fismes railway1 - is seriously i one local area to another, as new con- threatening the German communica-, dltions present themselves for creat- tions along the Crise river, and the , Ing pockets. flag nor to the boys who are facing the Huns over there. Congress has taken action in the passing of laws which gives the administration -power to deal with the pro-Germans and with German propaganda, but there seems to be a little too much ten dency to laxity. In this the county councils of defense all over the country have a most vital part to, play and an urgent duty to perform, and it is pleasing to note that tne large ma jority of the county councils are up and doing and always active, but It is regrettable that in some places the county councils seem to be "sleeping at the switch." '1 ; omew.' ranging a ' TH would never have, been, guilty of ar little: thing like that. the allies is 3 1SEPIBMCN COUVT1 TICKET ; For Congress JOHN S. BKNHAM . Prosecutlns Attorney CARL. J . CAKTbiK ' Joint Senator , ATwl K. L1SHER ' . Upr4eentative JOHN W. MORGAN County Clerk - CHARLES Q. HUNTER j, County Auditor " j, rTTwejvRURON County Treasurer , SMUir CARMICHARL v (,'ounty t i mt1t JAMIOS HOWE Coxmty Sheriff 'r WILBT'U H. POWERS j County Surveyor j. HADLEY C. .THOMAS v County Coroner DR. GEORGE F. CLINE - . - County Assessor , - ;-; NEWELL. E. ROM1NE ! 1 Commissioner First District JOHN OTT . If Commissioner Second District EDD MARR Councllman-at-Large 1 ISAAC BREEDING JAMES C. T ALLEY WILLIAM E. PANCAKE County Councilman Firsts District ALBERT M. HOLLAND County Councilman Second District CHESTER NEWSOM ' County Councilman rThird District THOMAS F. BUTLER ' County Councilman Fourth District , FRANK R ? McHENRY is 8 COLUMBUS TOWNSHIP. For Trustee f GEORGE E. REYNOLDS For Assessor MARTIN SNIVELY For Advisory Board JOHN W. CARTE RU EDWARD F. FRANKS HOWARD J. TOOLE Y. Justice of the Peace I FRANK D. HARGER CHARLES E. POTTER For Constable CHARLES E. BERSWICK GEORGE A. CLARK WAR ; NOT OVER. While tie magnificent successes of during the past two weeks Si '..) t i I I SI I t 3 i Si i i t 3 1 H i. i i . THE WEATHER. L t Probably ehowers tonight and Sun: day. h-' - have - givei all Americans cause to hope that the waif may soon end, we must all know that the end is not yetnor, perhaps j soon. While the German atmies have met with what appears td be a j crushing defeat, it does not mean that' the Kaiser and his Huns hav4 yet been brought to their knees. They are still able to put up a stiff resistance,; although it is hard ly to be! thought; that they will ever again, be able to take the offensive at least hot on any such large scale as in the past.. uut tney are noi yi beaten There must yet be much and hard fighting, and months of contin uous battling. Not until the Germans are driven back across the Rhine into their owW territory' will they be given the final! blow that will crush their 3 I military spirit. : Capt- Jt M. de Beaufort, late of the Belgian army, now in the United States! believes that it will take until 1921 to thoroughly conquer Germany and that between 4,000,000 and 5,000, 000 American soldiers will be requir ed to finish the job. "It is a mistake,' says the! captain, "to say that. Ger many can be starved j out, or tha there! will be internal revolution in that country to put a stop to the war." The only way, he says, that Germany! yfill be: beaten is by crushing her armed lorces, -ana mis, ne De-lieves, will require at least three years more :of fighting. It is jbecoming more v and more ap parent that the "alues have reason to be. more .fearful of German probagan da than they how have of German armsj and America and the American people J Should pay especial heed to this. 1 The . overthrow of Russia was not the achievement of German arms, permanj propaganda, and the NICHOLAS ROMANOFF, COWARD. Nicholas Romanoff, former Russian emperor, given two hours in which to' prepare for the end, was taken out by his executioners in such a state of collapse that it was necessary to prop him against a post to await his death. says a recent dispatch, from Amsterdam. Truly, an ignoble end for the last ot the - mighty' Romanoffs, a weakling, who had not nerve enough to face the death which he and his had often so lightly inflicted on others. He was harmless, it was admitted by many of the better element in Rus sia, some of whom have protested at his summary execution. j There was little excuse for. putting him to death, even considering all the circumstances. True, there were always rumors that certain forces were combining to-reinstate him, but eren the most ignorant of the. . Bolshevik! were wise ' enough to know that they had. little to fear from that source. But his once despised moujiks, "my moujiks," as 'he called them, his vassals, lower in his estima tion than the horses that had the honor o carry him, were ,m the sada:e, and they had an old, old score to set- !H - . - i ! And when he rod looking ' into Jhelr faces and waiting death. at their bands, what were his thoughts? Did he look back into the history of his benighted country, and see the thousands of these same despised moujiks who had been sent to death, and worse than death, banishment. ', to- Siberia, for th most trifling infringements of tyrannical laws? Laws I which were formulated with the intention of crushing the soul out of these men, and making of them mere beasts of bur den? They were denied the right to learn, even the right to think, and those who dared to think paid the same penalty as that recently given Nicholas Romanoff. Did the former czar at last realize that these were human beings, and that in their dark; ened minds thoughts were springing up? Did he stop to think that the awful chaos, fruit was his own destruction, was tffe direct result of his own methods, and those of his blood arrogant, cruel slave masters that they' were? We shall never know his thoughts, perhaps, not even when the book of less deeply and scraping, and the at tached glumes the hull-like attachments at the tips of -the grains are easily separated when the corn becomes dry. Spread upon trays to a dpth of Vi to inch if the corn is to! be jdried in the sun. or 1 inch if dry-! ing in a drier.- The temperature ofj the drier may be 130 to 140 degrees! at the beginning and should be in-j creased 15 to 20 degrees toward thej end of the process. The grain should i be thoroughly stirred several times! to separate any compact masses. If corn is dried in the sun. it should I be finished by pouring into breadpans. i warming t'o 160 to 165 degrees for; two hours, with frequent stirring, ae it is practically impossible to bring corn to a sufficient degree of dryness by the unaided heat'of the sun. Drying should in every case be con tinued untilthe grains are hard, semi-transparent, and break to bits with a clean, -glasslike fracture , when it . Is crushed. " : . When corn ha been brought to this degree of-1 dr.yness. it may be perma nently stored at once, preferably in closely woven muslin bags or heavy paper bags, tied tightly at the neckj and placed within a larger muslin bag which is in turn tightly tied. Prior to storing, the corn may be freed of silks, glumes, and bits of cob by stirring it . repeatedly to - loosen the glumes from the tips of the grains A Good Container Should Exclude the Light and Be Insect-Proof, but Not. Air-Tight. . lutely air tight, and that it exclnda th inHp-mtnt unrnlla Rut the mills j of the gods grind, slowiy indeed, some- and then Passing the corn over - times, but exceedingly . small, and doubtless there are many who see in the end of the craven Komanlff the truth of the age old adage, "as ye have sown, so. shall ye reap." AGRTCVUTJRE WTO t j-s5rr:pr or rwfm screen or pouring it from one vessel to another while another person cre ates a strong breeze by fanning the stream of grain, thus winnowing outj WHEN THE CITY WOMAN . DRIES. Buy when the market is full. . Select only fresh products. 4 Prepare for drying at once. Dry by the fan as it cools the rooms. . Pack in candy and cracker boxes. 4- Store on the pantry shelves. Save fuel Save work Save sugar Save food! 1 SWEET CORN. Corn intended for drying, should be gathered when in .the "milk stage" when all the contents of a grain can be pressed out" as a semi-liquid mass by crushing with, the thumbnail before the hardening .and glazing of the grams hasset- irt. Corn which is either too immature or too old to be ideal for -immediate table use will not make a strictly first-class product. It snouid te gatnered only as rapidly as it can be prepared -for drying; the practically universal rule in canneries the lichter narticles. Since corn is a product which ;is quite high both in sugar and in pro- tein. it is quite1 subject to the attacks of bacteria if the drying process is allowed to stop while there is still a considerable percentage of water present. Consequently, if sun drying is interrupted by cloudy weather: or showers, while the corn still has much water., drying should be continued over the stove or in the oven or the product may spoil. . ' Ordinary white field corn, if gath ered when in ideal roasting ear stage and treated by the method here described, makes a dry product which is or course much lower m sugar con tent than is sweet corn, but which is by no means to be despised. ANTIPODES TO THE FRONT.-. (By United Press.) Melbourne, Aug. 3 Australia has contributed ten per cent of her popula tion for the allied firing line. Dried foods are not ready to be placed in permanent containers as they come from the drier; they must undergo a preliminary conditioning or after-drying treatment No matter how dry and crisp the surfaces of the pieces may feel to the touch, there is a conBldable- percentage of moisture prerent.-in tne interior, ir such ma terial were at once placed in contain ers, the moisture present in each piece of material would gradually distribute itself equally throughout the piece, while; the air within the can would become almost saturated with moisture, and spoilage would soon be gin the light. Heavy i paper bags, stout pasteboard boxes, muslin bags which have be-n dipped Into melted paramo lard cans or other tin cans harms reasonably close fitting slip covers, and tight wooden: boxes similar to , those in which commercial evaporated fruits are packed may all be employed with entire success. I boxes or cans are to be used, they should be lined with several lay ers of waxed paper ordinary paramn paper is excellent which should be so placed In the box that "the second layer covers the Joints of the first and that the ends project beyond the ildes of the box sufficiently far to allow 'hem to be folded snugly over the top to exclude insects. Then pour in the material, packing it jdown rather, firmly with the hands, fold the paper tistbtly into place over the top, taking care to leave no openings between the folds,! and put on the lid. If paper or muslin bags are to be used, it is best to place the dry product In smaller bags; folding th neck J . . : -. DRYiTO SAVE ' Food, sugar, space, transpor- tation. Jars, rings, time, effort. .1 : - In order to avoid this daneer secure! a number of good sized wooden boxes! equal to thr number- of different pro- With a population of barely 5.000.000. and corn-drying plants that no corn'more than 426.000 have enlisted. ? Of may be gathered ' more than four houre before it can be worked up is an excellent "one to follow in the home, .since no product deteriorates more rapidly after it is gathered. Husk the ears, trim out any worm these 48.7S0 have ben killed and more than 133.000 wounded. . I The total cost of Australia in money has been more than a billion dollars. : h I Rochester A. Denniston. presi- injuries or other defects, but do not dent of the Rochester Bridge Companv spend time in attempts to remove "lias received word that the first steel silks, as. they are readily separated ship assembled by the International after drying. Place the ears in a wire Shipbuiding .Corporation would glide basket or shallow box having a bot-jdown the ways at Hog Island. Pa.. Au-tom of wire netting made to fit into gust 5, to be christened "Quistonck." an ordinary washboiler, have the boil- the name selected by Mrs. Woodrow er partially filled with water and Wilson. The ship will contain parts brought to boiling by the time 'the fabricated in the local plant s ducts you are going to dry. line these with clean wrapping paper or newspa- . WHERE TO DRY. In the sun, 5 On the stove. In the oven. Near a fan. . 4 A Yank flyer brought down 1 three Huns iff five minutes Wednesday, "dis patches tell us. I Those Yanks sure do work rapid like. . r THE HYPNOTIST if H n A New Yorkeriwho snatched a Ger man paper from the hands of a man and then pummeled him because he heaped abuse on the paper-snatcher was fined $20 by a New York judge Possibly a little investigation into the true sentiments of the judge might not now be out of order. p - I -T - ':: J One year ago next Monday night the Indiana state militia was mustered into the federal service, and tonight the big majority of those ; boys are "somewhere" in France . ' In the presence .of the great battle how rag- . Ing and the absence of casualty lists there is a deep significance to many r of us In that word "somewhere but of Austro-German successes in Italy were due to (the same pernicious activity. Alreadv! we are beginning td hear oi peace proposals and peaco feelers and, Germany hg already even gone so, tar lis to indicate a williugness to j gie up all she 'hr.s ''gained" n the west Jfj no questions will bo askuJ about ;the east! For the allies to accede, td any such peace terms woutc be to 'grant to Germany victory, and all ioflfthe cost and sacrifice rof the four years, of terrible , war would have been thrown to the winds. Granted such a victory would mean that within would would! ten or fifteen years Germany have j the opportunity, and take advantage of it, to mobil- If Kaiser Bill had only thought of it he might have got some valuable pointers from Spain as to the fighting qualities of the United States soldiers. . General Weyler would have told him a thing or two if Bill bad taken 'the trouble to have asked the peace iae j mn and f materials for another world! war, and a "ar in which she would" undoubtedly win, thus real?!-, ing h r dream of world power and Prussian military supremacy of the earth; I It would mean that the boys wha ajre now in school in the United States! would ithen be in Che trenches. land nbt in tke trenches "somewhere in Europe" but somewhere in the United States, for such a world -war would hot be "three thousand away," but would be brought pry doors. Gertaany must be crushed forever. and crushed now. There can be no talk that will be heard until then miles pur v general before : the general ceased to talk about it ; '!. . Prediction is made that as last flash in the pan In this war, the Kaiser will send out his. fleet and that the greatest sea battle ever known will be waged. The boys on the allied listen the Prussian war lords are ready to to peace talk, and not talk it themselves. German propaganda is at'- work j in the United States 'right now; -j it J has,; been j at work ever since the war i.pegari.. but now it will renew its : activity, and the American who listens to it, or;who does not do all with- battleships, who have' been waiting in his power to stop it and stop the so long for "soaiiethJng to .do," will ' propagandist will not be true to the t j TcJohV- "1 - J o v, - S TlaTkS rers, provide sheets of closely woven mosquito netting or cheesecloth to cover them, and place them in a warm, darkened room. As material s dried, bring it directly from the drier and place it in the box set apart to that particular product, covering the box with cheesecloth so that thi? air may have free access to the contents while inswts are kepi out. At Intervals of a day or tw(T stir the con tents of the box thoroughly, and when a fresh batch of product is brouzht from the drier mix it thoroughly with that already in the box. Continue this process or ten dayc to two weeks. During the first part of this time the products apparently will take on moisture, cdsp and brit tie pieces will become pliable nnd leathery. and the inexperienced housewife may be lod to fear that the whole mass is about to spoil. But the material will then gradually become drier by loss of moisture to the atmos phere and presently it will become ap parent that, no change is occurring in it from dav to dav. Now remove th material from the boxes, place it in the drir or in the oven of the stove, and heat it gradually up to 10 degrees F. to destroy any insert "gzs which may have been dr-jiosited in it. and at once place it in permanent containers. A Variety of Containers. A considerable variety of contain- of each over and tying it tightly, and to drop a mimber-of -these 'iito -a single larger bag which Is in turn ' rMIv tied. Such bans may be stored j in a tin can which has a reasonably ti?ht fitting lid. but if a warm, dry, ! airy closet or storage room is avail- iL'e it is a much better plan to in close them in a larger bag and sua- fend them, from the ceiling so. that the air may have free access to them. The room in which dried materials ! re to be stored must be one which is -Hoth warm and dry. The ordinary pantry or storeroom opening out of the kitchen Is not 'well salted Jo the nnrivKP. for. uch a room Is usually kept rather damp by steam from cook-n"' dried imnterials readily take up moisture which they do not have opportunity to'give off Into dryer air. 'f the house has an airy attic which la Vent warm by! flues from the rooms helow. it will furnish an ideal place for storing dried products of all kinds, which fusnended from rafters or stored on shelves near the chimney where the: heat will prevent any t 4 ' i DRY. You need not buy another Jar or can. . You n--d not use another pound of snear. Save everything. - I ! ALL IN THE FAMILY. Father srrew the vegetables. Sister picked the fruits. Rrother made the driers. And mother dried the roots. serious absorption of moisture .during the winter. For the same reason, a closet near a chimney or radiator in a warm room is to be preferred' to storage In an In districts unheated closet which have exception ally long periods of constant rainfall or damp, muggy weather, or which are so near the ocean that high hu-idity prevails for long periods, it will be necessary to employ , special care" in order to avoid spoilage of dried products. In isuch .districts the aup-jfty of dried foods should be examined from tim to time, and any portiona which ai!ar lo be too moint for safe. ty should be returned to the drier or placed In th-oven of the cook stove jand h-atd for a sufficient period to i drive off tbf excess moisture, after v urn tney may ne returned to the j containers. , Under less exceptional ers may be employed for storine drid ' c'umf?tic conditions this will not te essential m ft s-sarv with products which have vegetables or fruits. The : features of a good container are that been sufficiently dried la the first I it shall be insert-proof but not abso- place, I - INDIANA WAR MOTHERS ithat ihna who otherwise WILL HELP BOYS VOTE !nnl.,? "?t P WIU b brouf 1 int X i "These boys are' scattered and we i .Dili,, it'll a t Vli. 4nK f- TSAI Have Been Asked to Aid by Locating ' a-. "but with the assistance of the Boys in Various Cantonments patriotic organizations of the state Throughout Country. we expected i daily." the work : to progress (By United Press.) Indianapolis. Aug. 3.-MTircu!ar let incheter Kess Moore was buried ters have bePn mailed to the various accidental shot. received when he waa war mothers' organizations and other cleaning a rifle. "The bullet lodged in patriotic todies throuehout the sta' his kidneys. I asking them to aspist in locating Indi-! . . . ' ana boys ia the various fighting units! I 1 , i 6b that may have an ojiortunity to j " TVratur Miss Christina Habegger vof this fall. (and Miss Mettle Lehman, of Berne, A commission recently appointed by will-go to China as missionaries on the Governor Goodrich including W. O. Mennonite church. They will go to Fiedler and James K. IVrry, of thin Pekid fim. where they will attend a city, has taken this step in the hope I language echooL

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