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THE FAIRMOUNT NEWS MISS IDA M.. TARBELL. OUT IMPORTANT DETAILS FOR NOVICE DRIVER First Should Learn to Turn Corners and Signal. SMOOT PRESENTS SALES TAX. BILL Utah's Senator's Substitute Measure Formally Presented to the Senate. GROSS RAILROAD ON SECOND GEAR Some Goad Hints for Driver to Follow When Engine Stalls as Train Approaches., Hakes Hard Work Harder A bad back makes a day's work twice as hard. Backache usually comes from weak kidneys, and if headaches, dizziness or urinary disorders are added, don't wait get help before the kidney disease takes a grii before dropsy, gravel or Bright's disease sets in. Doan's Kidney Pills have brought new life and new strength to thousands of working men and women. Usad and recommended the world over. Ask your neighbor! An Indiana Case Two Essentials Many Motorists Have Difficulty in Learning Should Be Studied and Practiced on All Occasions. One of the things that many motorists have great difficulty iu learning to do pf operly is turning' corners, says a writer in a New York exchange. It is difficult to coast around a corner at low speed, and if high speed is used the car goes too fast. The novice driver should practice going into second speed just before he reaches the corner ho is to turn, and then drive around at slow speed. Another detail everj- driver should learn and practice is the matter of signaling. The law states that the driver shall signal in some unmistakable manner which way lie is going to turn. The left-hand drive makes this easy. If the operator is going to the left he should hold his arm out in a horizontal position. This indicates to those hack of him they should not come up behind him ou that side. When making a right turn the car should be run close to the curb and the signal given by waving the hand in a small circle, with a forward swing, as if he says : "Come on up on this side. I'm going to turn the corner." The "come on" motion is not prescribed by law. but has become a custom of the road. If a sudden stop is necessary the hand should be held upward. This signal formerly was used by coachmen on the box and is well known to all users of the highwav. SHOCK ABSORBER FOR AUTOS Attachment Is Provided With Transverse Front and Rear Springs-Means for Connecting. The Scientific American in illustrating and describing a shock absorber, the invention of T. Davis of Mounds. Ofcla., says: Tbis invention relates to attachments for motor vehicles and has for its object the provision of a shock absorber for use upon motor vehicles provided with transverse front and ' ar spring-, the device being in the A Perspective View, Showing the Device as Applied to One End of the Rear Spring. nature of a coil spring including a plurality of horizontally disposed convolutions, novel means being provided for connecting the device with the rear hubs or with the front axle as the case may be. WATER FOR COOLING SYSTEM Rain Water Is Best Because It Is Free From Mineral Substances That Clog Radiators. Not all car owners know that pure rain water is the best that can be used in the cooling system. This is because it is free from mineral substance-; which are present in ordinary water and which are deposited on the metal walls of the radiator, piping, jackets, etc.. to their detriment. When rain water is available, always use it. OF THE PACIFIC v Jf W-ssm Hril mMirM'Wr-T s&m I - - - V v : xcjf " W --if ;jt?J; v. : OPEH THROTTLE GRADUALLY If Accelerator Pedal Is Pressed Too Quickly Engine Sometimes Stalls Operator Should Keep His Presence of Mind. It is well to give the motorist a few words of advice ou a subject usually disregarded that of crossing railroads, writes William II. Stewart, Jr.. in an exchange. The all too usual method of crocs-ing tracks is to drive on high getir, throttled down. This requires a certain amount of gas. and if the amount is reduced too much the engine will stall. By shifting into second speed all such "danger is overcome. Then the engine is turning faster and it is not so' easy to stall. Furthermore, the car may be driven across the tracks at approximately the same speed. The impression prevails that the car may be speeded up more readily in high gear in the event of a train approaching, hut the distance is short and a full throttle opening on second speed will send the car forward with greater certainty. Why an Engine Stalls. This brings up a matter of importance, that of opening the throttle too suddenly. If the accelerator pedal is pressed too quickly the engine sometimes stalls. This is because th air valve yields readily to the increased suction, giving a sudden ruh of air before the spray nozzle can . respond with enough gasoline. Whether the throttle is ojmed by hand or foot the driver should pen it gradually enough to give the engine time to respond. No matter how great the danger may he. the throttle must he opened gradually. This does not mean to hesitate, but at a speed which will not cause the engine to choke he-fore accelerating. Dangerous Experience. Stalling the engine with a train approaching at high speed is a dangerous experience, to say the leat. There is no time to start the engine-, hut the operator who keeps his presence of mind-will use lite starter to pull out of danger. By shifting into low spe d ;inl pressing the starter pedal -the car is made to move forward slowly. Keeping this fact in mind, a driver may save his own life and the lives of those with him. AVTOOIMLK After a storage battery is fifteen months old the dealer considers it worthless. On rare iK?cusions it happens that a wire breaks inside its insulation, giv Ing no exterior sign of the trouble. In Philadelphia, to enable motorists to get clearer signal, spotlight are played on traflic policemen at night. ..Every time a wheel is removed the bearing cup is removed with it. and consequently the bearing must be ad justed properly when (he wheel is replaced. Motor mechanics is now tamrht to young women students of Wellesley college. in Massachusetts. The course is conducted by Prof. Lucy Wilson of the physics department and 30 pupils form the class. AUTO BONEYARD s4k2? Nk ' 4pi7 y- Tir" -.:-: :: as:.-) ru k r --. it gyyyy yrtiL Fat Fim Star Held to Superior Caur! cn Manslaughter Charge. S5.-000 CHECK GIVES AS BOND Pei:ci Judge Holds That No Attack or Attenp-tsd Attack Had Been Preven Hcte! Maid's Testimony Only Direct Evidence. S:'! Fra::eNoo. Sept. 20. Roscoe Arhm-kle was he'd lo the Superior or.rf t n charge of manslaughter by Judg- Sjlvoster Luanis. The judge gave Iti-i d-L-cisIon immediately at the ci-i.-f of the preliminary hearing when- Arbucklo n:i charged with itvv-il - U connection with the death of V:-:;;: Kappe, pretty film actress, w!i' died after a -parly" in Ar-bi:ckle"s refill Labor day. T J. Kion c:nu' after a long sum-mii.g zip of evidence, which lie held i: t s;:(!icie:jt to warrant holding Ar-buc'i'e f;r trial on the murder charge s'voni io i;y Bumhin.i Maude Delmont. B::;? w;s immediately set at $10,000 bond or S.f) cash. As a $3,000 heel: ha 1 been deposited Arhuckle's immediate release was a matter of form. With his attorneys lie immediately entered a two-seated touring car and -was driven rapidly away. He refused to photographed or to make any statement r. to his plans. ""I feel that there is enough in the "nsd-.K-t of the defendant to justify an explanation on his part." said Tmlgt Lazarus in announcing his decision. "In orler to warrant a murder charge it would lo necessary for ine to helieve the defendant had force! rd attak on Miss Kappe. I feel no attack was provt-n. that no attempted attack !:; been proven. The district utti-nu-y holds that I have two iMire ej eii. oiie to hold the defendant for mr.rder. or. to dismiss the charge. Cat I feel I am justified iu ln'hlii:.- the defendant for manslaughter." At one point Judge Lazarus said: ' There appears to be direct testimony from but ne witness." He then repeated the toT4Jiiony of Josephine Kui. S:. Francis chambermaid. "In my opinion, we are not trying Ilo-coe Arhu k!e. hut ourselves, and :Tr present-day s cial conditions are n trial." sr. hi Frank Tomingues. chief counsel for Arhuokle in an impassioned speech in his closing areument. The defense announced when the hearing op -ned thai t!:ey would call no wit r esse. I or,nn trues then proeeeded with his plea f r his famous client. Ho or.Hej atteiitiou to the pleasure that Arhuckle thr. -h his film appear-unoo had accorded the world and said the world was sitting in Judgment on the ue, as well as the judge. CARL WANDERER IS HANGED S'ayer cf Wife, Unborn Eabe and -Ragrfd Stranger" Dies On Gallows in Chicago. Chicago Oct. 3. arl O. Wanderer, ,who was hanged here for the murder of his wife, Ruth, his unborn child and the 'Tagged stranger," confessed 'to jailer Feter Lawrence, the jailer said, that he had killed his wife and the "ragged stranger." The jailer said that Wanderer made the confession during the walk to the gallows. Jailer Peter Lawrence took the condemned man frm the death cell at 7:li, scon after sunrise, and in another minute the death march had started. I The trap was sprung at 7:19. When the death march started he walked with the mechanical stride that - has characterized his movements about the jail. With head up he took his place bei:e.nth the rope. Instead of proclaiming his Innocence or crying out an invective against his raptors. Wanderer opened his mouth and in a clear, strr.nc voice sang a verse of 'Oh. Pal. Why Don't You Answer 3Ie?" When lie came to the word "tenderly" Ids spiritual adviser interrupted him, asking him to reieat after him: "f Lord, have mercy on my soul. The prayer had no S'oner died on his lips than the trap was sprung, the rope was tightened and Wanderer had paid the penalty exacted by law for the cold-blooded slaying of three persons in the vestibule of his home. Wanderer was arrested and confronted with evidence that he had carried both guns In the shooting. After idays of grilling he signed one of the most remarkable confessions In police annals. Growing tired of family life, he said, he decided to get rid of his wife and her expected child so he could return to the army, in which be had held a lieutenant's commission during the war. 18,526 Illiterates In State. Washington, Oct. 3. There were 1S.52G illiterate persons ten years of nige and over in the state of Washington in 1920, 'illiterate" meaning un-, able to write In . any language, the ecTiSus bureau announced, Howat Goes to Jail. Columbus, Kan.. Oct. 3. Alexander -Howat and August Porchy formally were ordered committed to Jail by District Judge Frank W. Boss after they had refused to give hond not to all" strikes in Kansas. i j j j i i j , i ! i ! , i ; : : j ' . . : i 1 J - - -A TV:": 1 1 1, mm. : 1 . New photograph ot iliss iia SI. Tar-bell, well known writer and social economist, one of the members of the -onference on mieniphiyjaent. U. S. MARKET REPORT i Markctgrani of Bureau of Mar- keis and Crcp Estimates. Washington, Oct. 3. l-or the week end-j ing pt. 2?. FRUITS AND VEGETA-1 lii-Es Fotatot s: In Chicago carlot niar-i ket northern round whites sold at fl.65-: l.f per 1-j ibs. sacked. Kastem round whiles. t.Me-2.15 per 1a Ibs. bulk. Xorth-j ern round whites lost ff-'c at Minnesota shipping points, seihng at Jl..-1.;5. Also lost lo-i5c- at .Miuhigan and Wisconsin points, seiiing at il.s-2.00. Ai pies: New lork Kal. twins -Zz were firm at $.( fer ! blil., f. o. b. shipping points, ?nd liriii in New York and i'hiiaeiphia. at $6.5)-7..v. New York Rhode Island ureenings gainej J1a"j in New Voik at f x.."--SM. Northwest- ; em extra fancy Jonathans held aivut steady at J1..5 per box t. o. b. shippir.s j points, but lost aec in New York at 44.1".- ' 4-5o per box. , i LIVE STOCK Compared with week agu J Chicago Jive stock prices as a rule showed . a downward trend. Hoes raneed from Kc to -c lower, while tat and fee-dins I lambs declined 15c to ic. Yearlings were quoted lie to 0: lower, but fat ewes were unchanged. Bcttt-r grades beef steers . were Fteady to a shade higher, but lower grades were as much as 3T-c low"er. ; Butcher tows and heifers averaged 10c to i"c lower, while feeding steers ranged : from 3fc to .t"c lower. Veai calves de- elinetl from TCc to S2..i i-r l.o lbs. Sep- teniher inh Chicago prit es: I Logs, top, ! J.Sl.; bulk if tales. ?. io-S. 15 ; medium and i good beef steers, ?r.T3-3.SG; batch.er cows ' and heifers, $3.j-. ,o; feeder steers, J4.65- ' .:"; ligl.t and medium weight veal calves, i 55.5e-12.:3: fat lambs.. j;.2.VS.5; fe-ding j lambs. J8.:-T.2",; yearlings, $4 75-7.o; fa DAIRY" PRODUCTS Butter Closing ' rrices for score: Nev.- York 44c; Chica- fT", 433tc; I'hiiadtlphia and Boston, 4oc. : Chees- market Closing prices at Wiscon- ! ?in primary markets: Twins, lic: Dai- j sies. 2'C; Po-ibie Daisies. lc; Young I Americas. X,sc: L.mghorns, i::-4c. j iliAIN First husking returns from ' Iliinois were reporte.i to have shown dis- ' aprii-ting yields tir.d also son:e d:trr.age ! by worms and niod. Closing prices in ' CJiicag'-i cash market: Nc. 2 i ed winter i wheat. $1.2S; No. 2 hard winter, J1.27; No. ! 2 mixed corn. 49c; No. 2 yellow corn. 4!V; i No. 2 rh,ie oais. 3a.-. For the week Chi- j -ag" December v.'heat lort closing' at CMea?o I)ccr.'.!'r corn 2Uc. ! closing at c; Minncpol;? December i wheat iost 2c. closing v.l 1.S7"S; Kansas! City December wl eat lost Sc. ciosing at J J1.H: Winnipeg D-cember whect lost i 4c. closing at $l.t"e: Chicago Fentemljer 1 wheat closed at Jl.ls1: September corn ; at 4SV2C: Minneapolis September wheat at '. Jt.451; Kansas City September wheat at t $1-Ka and Winnipeg October wheat at ) HAY Quoted September 2S: No 3 tim-I othj-. New York. $29.5.': Philadelphia. t23.o.-j Pittsburgh. J2.5c; Cincinnati, tZl.Qb; Chi cago. S-:4.:i0: Kansas Citv. SH'iO i alfalfa. Memrlus, ?25.t; Kansas City. ?iS.O. Xo. 1 prairie, Minneapolis, J14 &-Omaha. $:': Kansas citv fir. fvt FEKD Wheat mill feeds were, generally ot.ii ar. i inaciie. vuoie j r-eptvmner : Spring bran, Philadelphia. $2,i.:; Minneapolis. 112. oe: standard middlings, Minneapolis. tl3.aj: gray shorts. Kansas City. $1S.50: cottonseed meal. 43 per cent. Kansas City, $4".v 41 per cent. Cincinnati. $42.00; lsr.seed metil. Minneapolis. f3S.o.c New York, J43.75; gluten feed. Chicago, $2s.tS; alfalfa meal, Kansas City, tl7W Atlanta, J29.X GERMANY 0. K.'S PEACE PACT Reichstag at Berlin Ratifies the Peace - Treaty With the United States. Berlin. Oct. L The reichstag today passed the bill ratifying the peace treaty with the United States. Only the communists voted against the measure. Washington, Oct. 1. Republican leaders of the-senate expressed gratification at the prompt ratification by the German reichstag of the peace treaty with Germany. "I am very glad J that the German government has acted ! so promptly, said Senator Lodge of i Massachusetts, Republican floor leader, j i L S. PILCHER HEADS G. A. R. Brooklyn Man Is Chosen at Indianapolis Des Mcines Gets Next Encampment. Indianapolis, Oct. 3. Lewis S. Pil-cher of Brooklyn, X. Y was elected commander in chief of the Grand Army of the Republic at the fifty-fifth annual encampment. It meets in Des Moines, la., next year. Bishop W. R. Lambuth Dies. Chicago, Sept. 29. Leaders in Methodist missionary circles in Chicago were informed of the death in Yokohama, Japan, of Bishop WalteV R. Lam-bath of the Southern Methodist church. His most recent achievement was the location of a Methodist mission in the Congo. Turks In New Offensive. Constantinople, Oct. 3. It Is reported that the Turkish nationalist forces In the region of Ismld have launched an offensive with a view to attacking the Greeks In the rear from Bllejik, southward. Irish Accept Bid to Parley. . London, Oct. 3. Eamonn De VaJera sent a communication to Premier Lloyd George accepting the Invitation to a conference In London October 11, with a view to a settlement of the Irish question. 'V i v ; m. i PROVIDES FOR BUT ONE LEVY Takes Place cf All Various War, Excise, Luxury, Stamp, Capital Stock, Telegraph, Transportation and Other Taxes. Washington, Oct. 3. A manufacturers" sales tax of 3 per cent was formally proposed to the senate by Senator Smoot (Rep., Utah). Senator Smoot explained that this would lie in substitution for "all of the various war taxes, tire excise' taxes, luxury taxes, stamp taxes, capital stock tax, transportation, telegraph and insurance taxes ; the tax on soft drinks, ice cream, cosmetics, admission and dues and all of the other TtT varieties' of obnoxious, discriminatory forms of taxation," which would he repealed on next January 1 under a series of amendments to the revenue revision bill offered by the senator. Repeal of the excer profits tax as of last January 1 instead, of next January 1, as planned by both the house and the senate finance committee, also was proposed by Mr. "Smoot. Under his amendments the corporation income tax would remain at 10 per cent, but there won hi be no change in the present tobacco, liquor and inheritance taxes. The sale tax amendment reads: "That in addition to all other taxes there shall be levied, assessed, collected and paid upon every commodity manufactured, or produced, when sold, leased or licensed for consumption or use without further process of manufacture, a tax equivalent to 3 per cent of the price for which such commodity is sold, leased or licensed ; such tax to lie paid by the manufacturer or producer." "It should be noted."' said Senator Smoot. "that- as the tax is imposed only when articles are sold 'for consumption or ue without further process of manufacture' tlie tax will he ibincumulative in effect and will give the integrated business no advantage over the disintegrated business. "There will he but one tax. If a commodity is sold for consumption or use in a further process of manufacture no tax will be imposed. For example, crude oil sold for fuel would be taxable, but if sold to a refinery for tl.e m.-tktng of gasoline or like commodities would not he taxable. "In order to avoid administrative difficulties with small sales, the bill provides for an exemption of all sales of less than Sfi.C) during one year. Th's will practically exempt all agricultural products, but as most agricultural products would find their way into manufactured products, they would be exempt, anyway. "Provision is made for a like tax upon similar imnarted commodities so that there can vS no discrimination aga'nst American products. "The yield of this tax has been carefully estimated and approved by one f the foremost economists in the country. Prof. Charles J. Bullock of Harvard, to produce during the calendar year 1922 $7St),75G,6oO. Conservatism has been exercised throughout ibis estimate. The yield will undoubtedly be. olos to S1XK),000 000. but the figure given is more than ample to provide the revenue which will be lost by the repeals which I propose." TREATIES VOTE OCTOBER 15 Agreed That General Debate in Senate Shall End on October 14. Washington, 0t. 3. The treaties o peace with Germany, Austria and Hungary will come to a vote probably on October 15, under an agreement reached by the senate. The agreement provides that general debate shall eud at 11 :30 a. m. on October 14. After that hour no senator may speak for more than ten minutes on eaqh reservation or amendment. WILL MERGE U. S. RAILROADS Interstate Commerce Commission Body Announces Plan for Consolidation. Washington, Sept. 30. The Interstate commerce commission announced tentative plans for the consolidation of all major railroads of the United States Into i9 systems, and" gave notice that hearings would be called on the project In the near future. The proposed consolidation was authorized by the transportation act. Democrats O. K. Arms Meet. Washington, Oct. 1. Senate Democrats at a conference adopted a resolution expressing the hope "that the fullest measure of success attend the disarmament conference called by President Harding. Five British Mines to Close. Washington, Oct. 1. Managers of five large colletles in northern England have given notice that the mines will close In the near future, WUbur J. Page, commercial attache at Lon don, cabled. Philip Heck, S. Benton St., Ooodlund, Ini., says: "There was a constant dull ache in the small of my back Sfr, and I was miserable. 5 When I stooped I hadjvito spells of dizziness andS &fjx H my kidneys acted lr-v Ur'Ht?v reguiariy. I use uoan s Kidnev V and they soon straight ened me up. Tlip aches, and pains left and my Kidneys were regulated. I cannot say Doan's." too much for Get Doan's at Any Store. 60c a Box DOAN'S TJiS FOSTER -MILBURN CO.. BUFFALO, N. Y. A decrease is noted in the number of hogs per capita, which same statistics probably do not include the blind pigs. It seems strange, but after you spend months and months finding a house the bill collector finds it without any trouble at nil. A London paper announces plans for four new British battleships In 10'22 to carry 18-inch guns. Does this account for England's growing Interest in the disarmament parley? A device has been invented that will enable one to play golf in his own backyard. The invention, no doubt, of a wife. The great modern study is scientific economy. It is perhaps the more interesting because it cannot be classified as a fad or a theory. One of' the disadvantages that cuuies with having I lie soda water dispensed by a registered pharmacist U that at iiaics ir tastes li!c a mistake in the prescription. First Finer Thyself. Try thyself uuweariedly till thou findest the highest thing thou art capable of doing, faculties and outward circumstances being considered; and then do it. John Stuart Mill. ASPIRIN INTRODUCED BY "BAYER" IN 1900 Look for Name "Bayer on the Tablets, Then You Need Never Worry. If you want the true, world--.imous Aspirin, as prescribed by physicians for over twenty-one years, you must ask for "Bayer Tablets of Aspirin." The name ''Bayer" is stamped on each tablet and appears on each package for your protection against Imitations. Advertisement. Orris Root. Orris root is the root of .several species of iris, which, on account its violet-like smell, is employed "in perfumery and in the manufacture of tooth-powder. Important to Mothers Examine carefully every bottle of CSTOniA. that famous old remedy for infants and children, and see that it Signature CZfMtS&tS: In Use for Over 30 Years. Children Cry for Fletcher's Castoria Old English Farthing. The farthing Is an old English coin, coined in silver first by King John. The Irish farthing of his reign bears the date of 1210 and it is valuable because it is so rare. There is nothing more satisfactory after a day of hard work than a line full of snowy white clothes. For such results use Red Cross Ball Blue. Advertisement. If the world is not be be saved this year try to bear up. , You should think all you say, but say not all j-ou think. Sao ire 6 Bell-ano Hot water Sure Relief r r-" n rr nrxni Jyor? mDlGCSTIO.3 The reason 'jtmmmammmg" ( V - Box yita jbnggrri V ! : A View ot "Steve's Boneyard." Everyone in Los Angeles and for miles around knows "Steve the Auto Parts Man," for "Steve" is as much a part of the city and an institution as liroadway itself. Steve owns the "Auto Boneyard of the Pacific," situated to the heart of the city on Eleventh street, Broadway. The "Boneyard" occupies about 250,000 square feet of land, and there the autoist may buy any part desired for any make of car on the market within the past 15 years. Steve's business is to buy old and wrecked cars and dismantle them, storing away all the good parts for sale to some future patron. Much of his supply comes from transcontinental motorists, who sell their worn cars for little or nothiug on reaching Los Angeles from the East. It is said that Steve can supply auto parts that the automobile manufacturers themselves cannot. Some of the manufacturers, finding certain parts out of stock, refer their prospective customers to Steve. The second-hand cars. and parts stand out In the open, exposed to the weather, and of course are weather beaten and rusted. A little oil and emeryt however, soon puts them In shape for new use. x V

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