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THE DAILY FREE PRESS DAILY FREE PRESS •Oally' 1803 E«tabM»hed Weekly 1877 Press Publishing Co. WR8. JOHN T. GAUBRAITH Editor and Manager Telephone - - 218 TERMS n 15 cents a w«ek. . " iajerttoinK bills due weekly. :->'Job~work strictly casn. .'. ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION $7.80. at the postofflce at Catbon- |10, niinoU, as second class nutter. In the Free Preai Building, '•it M*ln Street Jan. 19. 1920. MADE BOAT FROM SIDE C.-.R Enthusiastic Duck Hunter Found Val/ -• uable Use for His Motorcycle Attachment. ' : -On the opening (lay of th. •isoii at Baldwin Lake, Cai., last fall. 'a i -strange craft was sighted in the oll- ; grass of, :-the .shooting.- grounds': .'..Its'" • occupflit^ was known" 'tn". hnve ridden. -••a motorcycle in ]udrtS than 100 miles ~. : of mountain; and. des^wr; roiul. and then *.,to have been so unfortunate as to find =all the boats gone. When he came in -.that night with his limit of birds. II '•wa's seen that he had made a queer X -but efficient .duck bout out of his f ^motorcycle side <-ar. ' Wood plugs closed the bolt holes ••where it was removed from the I'l-amy ,^and a .can of pitch, judiciously applied. .-sealed all possible leaks, itock' liatl;\st •-of some sixty pounds .steadied the .' -/-.somewhat cranky craft, and its in'. - oonspicuotisness aiVle'd'-'the Ingenious • 'sportsman in securing an 'imusuul hn.u • of Wrds. • So well pleased was he with the adventure that now he contem- '.>•„. -plates .constructing a real combina- - -tion side car and boat. — Mechanics -Magazine. . • . . .. %e KIT< "Have Earned Place in History. ... -They failed to got oversells us 11 unit • "in the. recent \vorld conflict, but the •,":amous Hell-for-Lotiioi- Fort Giirrys. : vriio. charged into the blue lit Cainlirai. • the Smvthcona horse, the Royal C:i• ;!;nH;ui tfragoons :i"d the Canadian '.Mounted rides we;? filled with rank- ..-ers who had worn the red tuiYli: of tin 1 ..old Royal NonInvest Mounted I'niU'e. Tile police have not been empire- builders, but they have smoothed tin 1 ro>ul for empire and kept U sninorh ' Western Canada is westeni Canada • Unlay largely ripoau.so^ of them, .' Tiiou;:h the old name under which • .they won fame and glory is now ni'in- " bored with ' forgotten yestei-days. it '•••will live forever ir> the history nf the -Canadian''west-as a symbol of etlici- .- oncy. loyalty, heroism aud .luw fenr- v.'.cssly enforced. If elthett man or woman would real- tie the full pcrtver^qf personal beauty It must be- .bjc-'. .cherishing noble^ thoughts and hopes and purposes; by 'having something to. do and something: to live for that is worthy of humanity, and which by expanding the capacities, of the soul gives expansion ' and symmetry to the body which contains It.— Cpham. REASONABLE DISHES. In these days of costly foods anything which will take the place of a favorite but too expensive dish will be welcomed. Here is a vouched-for substitute for cream as a sauce: Mli together two table^ spoonfuls each of sugar and ccrnstarch and cook until smooth and thickened somewhat ; be sure that the starchy taste has been • removed by cooking. Ponr slowly over the stiffly beaten whites of two eggs. Beat well, return to the fire and cook until of the consistency of cream. >_-. Berry Cake.— Sift together a ten- spoonful of soda with two cupfuls of flour. In another bowl put one Cupful •Sjf -sugar, half a cupful of shortening and. warm it enough to easily cream It; add the yolk o:f one egg and'one whole egg, beat well, add one teaspoonful of |,clnnamon and half a teaspoonfui of "cloves, llhc well and add one cupful of canned berrle*, Jnlce and fruit as It comes, stir well. Now mix with the flour mixture and bake In a loaf,. Fee with the egg whife left from the cake. pouring boiled sirup over It. Use one .cupful of sugar and a quarter of * • cupful of wa.^er boiled until It hnirs. then pqur slowly, beating all the time over the stiffly beaten white. . Any bei> rles may be used but they should btf cooked. .... , Charleston M uff ins.— rBeat together on* cupful of sugar and a tablespoonful of butter. Add two eggs beaten light, n pinch of salt a grating of nutmeg and one cupful of milk.. Sift in two rupfuls of flour and three teaspoonfuls of baking powder. Bake In hot muffin pan or in a shallow baking pan. Swiss-Hamburger. — Take a pound of hamburger steak nnd chop. Mix with it one-third of a cupful of flour, add seasonings of salt, pepper and onion, make' into small cakes, -roll In flour, brown Inlfat; then add enough water to cook slowly for two hours on the back of the stove. THANKS TO BOBBY By MILDRED WHITE. AIRPLANE TO DEVELOP CHINA HER OPE FOR HER PDPPfES To Think and to Know.- •••:••:.-j, ; A Charleston housewife heinffn'-sild- ••-(Venly deserted by her cook-advertised •for another, stipulating that applicants 'must bring good references. The only •response to the advertisement WTVS a :)...\x»ry fat and very black- old woman •' who seemed promising until she was • -:asked for her references. "'• " "Deed; honey. Ah dorie.fore up dem -.••references," %hc responded. " •"'Destroyecl your references? •., How --unusual. Don't you realize that that must cause people to suspect that you aire not a good servant?" • ' -"Tassum, mayne dnt's so," the n-ppll- '•cant agreed: "To' des' 'speck Ah ain't -*r good serbent, but ef Ah had brung •dem references yo'd know Ah- was 'CrAKy!" '"' "Wed« During His Lunch Hour.' •How to be married though working •<was the title of a little sketch staged -.-*he other day .by. E. W. Grieder, -^printer..employed on. Airedale Never Hesitated When Called Upon to Make the Supreme Sacrifice to Duty. i — Again a mother has given her life for her young. This time the setting is the San Francisco waterfront, down where whistles scream, hoists 'squeal and rattle, engines chug and there is a mechanical ensemble of industrial noise the long day through. The principals are dogs — a wiry-haired Airedale mother and her four puppies. " A scow was home 'to the canine family. • One day a swell overturned the basket In which the pups lay, and overboard they went. There was no human aid near. But the mother leaped' to the rescue of her drowning offspring. One by one she brought the little pups to safety. But before she could reach the last one It drowned. Men found her on deck, still holding the body of the dead puppy, and with the three others scrambling and whin- Ing around her. The mother was too exhausted to move. 'Jhey sent for a physician, but when he arrived tha rescued pups were orphans. ... To the burden of her own siy pups, an Irish setter who lives aboard the same scow, has added, the care of the St. Paul Dis-;] -three foster childern, the orphans 'of • • • • '_ ;;•••. ; • f '.the Airedale mother. ** • /iripflpr faced a probiem. He was j: ! t^Sed as a principal in;a marriage; DIDN'T QUITE GET THE IDEA --.ceremony. His only spare-time. w$s' ~~n half hour for'luhch. ". ' -• : : S'o he ~called.,iis..fiancee, "Miss;-:Clara, '->kovitzr'by telephone,- arranged ,with •rher to meet him in the" office of Henry •^Gnlltek, court commissioner.- and the ^ceremony was performed. Grieder - --then took lunch and returned to work. Japanese Geisha Girl Meant Well, But ; American Traveling Man Remained Hungry. Baron Rempel Kondo, president of the Japan Mail Steamship 'company, said at a dinner that he gave recently in New York: "The Japanese are a very clean peopler I know an American traveler who will testify to this. "The traveler, half famished, made Valuable Parasitic Fly. A recent agricultural department - .bulletin states that a parasitic fly, '....compsilura civinnata, has been used -with great success 1 "• .moth and brown-tail .--land. It will also aid in the control of . -other Insect pests. A few years ago - -the white-marked tussock moth was a - serious'pest in New England, but has --practically disappeared since compsi- - -lura became established. The cnbbage -worui. the celery worm and the fall -n-eivworm have all been reduced by j -weuwu _ ^ parasite.' ! resort to another means. He took-out his notebook and pencil, drew a fish girl ushered him into a spotless, airy room, and brought him a cup of unsweetened tea. As he" could speak no Japanese, he tried to explain by signs that he wanted- a' full meal, but the girl, though she smiled politely, failed to understand. "So the traveler thought he would activities of the new ../FORECAST FOft THE PERIOD .JAN. 1? TO JAN. 24, JNCLUSIVE the Upper and an egg, and handed the drawing to the geisha. This time she laughed delightedly, clapping her bauds and ran from the ..room. traveler was pleased. He for his meal. -,er Missouri Valleys: Occasional-snow!^ Five gr ten mimltes p?ls sed. Tien --over north, and snow ° r * ara •' o ; ve ; r .'. the door .opened, and two' attendants -south portion until after ffie oMiTte °C ijstaggered in with a portable bath, Temperature b'elow l 'norjn^jpgjjinftii of hot water, and- sf cake of (Copyright. 1920, Western Newspaper Unlon>. 1 Bobby sat In a corner by the fire, and yawned. He was.bored by the conver-^ satlon of his grown-ups; even bed was preferable to this. Then, suddenly, he turned . an Interested, enquiring face toward his parents. Aunt Nell's name had been mentioned, and Bobby was very fond of Annt NelL They were discussing her quarrel with Jack Tolfrees. Bobby knew about the quarrel, for when he had asked Nell why Jack didn't drive them about any more, Nell explained loftily that It was because she "didn't care to have him." And when -Bobby aSked Tack, why It was that Annt Nell "didn't care 1 ' to have him," Jack had rudely mumbled that Nell could "go to the dickens." ' Bobby knew that all this signified a quarrel. It wa's the way that Fred Williams and be had felt toward' each other. His mother at this time was saying to Bobby's father: "I don't knew what will become of your sister; she Is so unconcerned about pleasing the men. Poor Jack couldn't help being Jealous, and when he found fa.ult with Nell for going about with that new man, she promptly gave Jack to understand that he had nothing to do with her. If he hasn't, after all his devoted''attention, who has, I wonder." "N.o one evidently," Bobby's father answered, laughingly. "But Nell really cares for him at the bottom of her stubborn heart, Bobby's mother insisted, "arid as for Jack, he admitted to me that she's the only girl In . the world for him. However, he has pride and determination enough not to go back to tier until she makes the firsii,a<iv»nce., so—" — "So." Bobby's father - finished sarcastically. "He has a fine chance!" "Mother," piped up Bobby, "when 'are you going away over night?" "Next week, dear," his mother replied. "Can Aunt Nell stay with me then7" "I have already asked'her to." his mother smilingly told him. When the automobile had carried his parents away for their visit. Bobby went a little lonesomely to his pretty and unusually subdued young aunt. "Nell," he asked, "while mother Is gone, can't I have a party? Not a big one; just a few boys and girls In to play games, and cake an' sa'wltches; mebbe, just mebbe—Ice cream?" "Why, yes," ^Nell agreed. "I think 'that would be all right; only do not ask any one to the house, whom mpth- .er has not had here before. Sis or eight will be enough, dear. When do you want to invite them?" "This afternoon," Bobby answered promptly, and set joyously out upon his errand. - •' When he returned his face still bore Its happv. look of anticipation.' : 'Til wear my new suit to the party tomorrow," he answered, "and 'you wear your blue dress." Aunt Nell laughed. "I want you to," he insisted. "You've got to play games with us, and everything." "All right lover," she agreed, and as Nell spoke her pet name for the boy, a sad light came into her eyes.. Bobby went cheerfully' about his preparations ''for the party and when the. eagerly awaited hour arrlved...ln- stalled himself at the front' door: is reception committee. ..:.... Aunt Nell vjas masterfully ordered to "start the jiijiijies." .. : ' The pensivflfieSjS which had made her an unsatisfactory companion vanished as she joined hands with the rollicking party ring, while' an uncomfortable little boy skirted around.the outside .waiting to drop his handkerchief behind the one he "loved the best." Aunt Nell being diplomatically i chosen caught the embarrassed boy j and soon again the ring was swinging. Bobby, his door duty accomplished, eagerly joined the others. "Go choose your east, go choose your west, go choose the very one that you love best," the children sang. ' . Aunt Nell glanced merrily around, again saw the handekn.'hief at her feet. Then her eyes widened. Startled, perplexed, she. hesitated. It was Jack Tolfrees^'who stood be- hin'd her, Jack, who had-dropped the challenge to the pne he "loved • the best." His appealing glance at the girl proved the seriousness—to him—of the game. Then after a breathless Instant Nell played her part. She ran after him out of the room, up the stairs, "while it wildly on. It was Jack, however, who caught Nell possessively in his arms, at the resting place of the stairs. ' "Darling girl," he said, "it was like you to have Bobby invite me to the party. Your own pretty way of end: ing my misery." Nell gasped. "But I didn't tell Bobby to invite you," she denied. "I did not even know that you Would be here." At the^stricken change of her lover's face she put forth impulsively, tenderly welcoming hands. ".But oh! I am so glad that he did ask you," Nell said, "Bobby, the understanding dear." American Commercial Attache Points Out How/ Problem Facing That Country May Be Met. The -keynote ^fifth'ei great ,'prob'teinj of development which~js facing China is transportation.. ;;,|; American com .. r ..,. Arnold, has laid eiripiiasis on this in an article', in 1 the Chinese Recorder.-^..: "Chinajs Economic ''Problems 1 and Christian : Missionary Effort." Mr. Arnold deals with the necessity of preparing the Chinese people for the great economic change which- is upon them. . Railways will mean- much to China, but the necessity for the training and preparation of which Mr. Arnold speaka Is shown, to be distinctly urgent when .Prof. Middleton Smith's views on the use of airplanes to China are .known. China is a land of waterways,, and these \yutenvays afford the necessary existing lines of transportation along which, to secure the. success of. commercial aviation, airdromes 'and supply depots should be., established. >.,-. Schools of technical train'inr should .supply the necessary Chinese skilled labor, and with these; aerial services established, Professor Smith foresees. 'such, an Incalculable increase in the rapidity of communications as. completely to revolutionize the country Internally and add to Its deep Importance as a world factor. LISTEN! GAS 24 CENTS A GALLON If ybur car gets ouit,o{ : ,.e>rdpr drive it around to. 1 No Novelty. "As I came from the station just now," said a recently arrived guest, ,"I noticed a crowd In front of the Right Place store- and heard consider^ .able yelling. What was- the excitement?" - :' - - • ' . " "£. farmer- and the storekeeper, were ite'lling whats they: ': thought of each' other's lnfernat;::hoggishness. in wanting five prlcesr«or.:the.: stuff they had' to sell." replied the landlord of the Petunia tuverny'JBnt.there. wasnt any particular 'excltemteat'-lt . happens ev-; e'ry day. The' crowd •mereiy~gathered In the hope' that they might accidentally say something new and interest- Ing."— Kansas City Star. • 203 South Washington Ave. South of Hotel Roberts •r.llV,' . i All kind of repa'-ir a \[{bfk ,75 cents an hour. All work guaranteed. Tires 30x3 1-2'^.'^ff 1 .;........... Innertubes 3 ox 3 ;; Vri2iil0. i -.3'Ox3 1-2 2.25 Polarine per garllon.'. 1>.;....... •'.. JOc Other accessories in. proportion. Philadelphia ;e Battery. The Best Battery made. Guaranteed 18 s and 2 yeai s IF BUSINESS IS DDE THY AN CAMPAIGN IT WORKS WONDERS Are You Proud of Your Town and of Your Business ? Yes ? THEN ADVERTISE YOUR BUSINESS and THEREBY ADVERTISE YOUR TOWN. The railroads are in- dispensabletoourwho)e / economic life, and rail-/ •way securities-are atthe very heart of most in- vestman Is, largreand email, public and private, by individuals and by institution!. WOODKOW WILSON .! V rriHE war could not haye been won without railroads. •*• Transport—by rail and sea—is an indispensable arm of national defence, v •• . '• •'•..• . v .-.. Carrying-capacity, from the wheat fields and the mines and the steel mills to the front lines-in France/ was the measure of our power in war. And it Is the measure of our ". Industrial 'expansion — ihcrea'singi greater-world trade — are vitally ' •growth. . The limit to the productive power^oilithis Country is the limit ^set by railroad .capacity, to haul tK& products of our industry.- • ' . • :• . v- • . ' ' f ' Th1e on?? un L? f fr ei £ ht carried onVAmei-ican rails doubled from 1897 to. 1905-smce that-year.it Ji^jldublecl again. It will double still again. "\. '4,,, . " , prosperity- on railroad To haul this rapidly- growing; traffi^th«V4iSantry must have more railroads— -more cars andVertgines— more tracks and terminals. . Sound national legislation, broad-vis^gned "public regulation will encourage the expansion of railroads, without which the nation cannot grow. ' ' • '• '.! ;i; '.r':;iS4 • fiw. " north portion and nearly normal t^ soap." portion:, \ ' : All One Color; . : All of-.the....presidents_.«^ Haiti .haye been block. '.' ' .'" '•••'''• •s.

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