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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 7

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, MARCH 4, T3X5. iS DAILT COURIER, aJSVJ5I\. "BARBAROUS AS { SLAVE DRIVERS" Methods of Exponents of German "Kultur* in Carrying Out Deportation Order. house, wa» examined by an officer, who pointed out haphazard the persons who were to go. No words can express the barbarity of this proceeding nor describe the heartrending scenes' which occurred; young men and girls took hasty farewell of their pareats--a fare- ff«U tmrriwd by the German aoldlera who were executing tb« infamous task --rejoined tbe £ro*p of thorn who were going, end found themsetrea In the middle of tbe street, surrounded by, other toldler* with fixed bayonets.' ." Tears of despair oo the purt ot perenta and children so ruthlessly- separated did not soften the hearts of the brutal Germans, Sometimes, bow- ever, a more kind-hearted officer yielded .to too great despair «d did not choose all the persons whom he should --by the terms of his instructions-have separated.' I Herded Uk» Catitft. The course of ihe German m»** , " T 2 * 8 * glrls ^ d ! fttds w " e te ^ n . », , , .,, ,1 In street cars to-factories, where th*y in France tea* marked with the Mm* werft QBffibered and i abelea llke cattle 'brutalities that characterized ihe Oi and^eroaped to form convoys. In these cupation of Belgium. Ample proo/ lactorieu, they remained 12, 24 or has been produced that the entire ADD HYPOCRISY TO CRUELTY Officer* of -Modem AttlU" Gmv» Attitude of England « Excuw for Repeating In France Atrocities Practical in Belgium. proceedings were a deliberate pert of the calculated system of "fright* fulness." In France th« German system of forced labor and deportations, with Its horrors, was tbe same as in Belgium. In this article is shovrn "{he real Identity of. German practice in both occupied regions. This can be done from the official documents and from a sum: mary by Ambassador Gerard. The harrowing details nmy be gathered from the scores of depositions which accompany the note addressed by the French government to the governments of the nentnil powers July 25. 1S16. ' These are on file iu the state department, and have also been translated, along with the official documents, in "The Deportation of Women and Girls From Lille." (New York, Doran.) German Proclamation at Lille. "The attitude of England makes the provisioning of the .population, more and more difficult. "To reduce the misery, the 1 German authorities hare recently asked for volunteers to go and work in the country. This offer has not had tbe success that wns expected. "In consequence of this the inhabitants will be deported by order and removed Into the country. Persons hours until a train was ready to remove them.' "The deportation began with the Tillages "of Koncy, Halluin, etc., then Tourcotng wad Boubaix. In tbe towns the Germans proceeded by districts,' " In all about 30,000 persons are snld to have been carried off up to the present. This monstrous operation has token eight to tea days to accomplish. It Is fenred, unfortunately, that it muy begin ftguin sooo, ***The reasoa given by the German authorities is a humanitarian (?) one. They have put forward tbe following pretexts; provisioning Is going to break down in the large towns In the north and their suburbs, whereas In the Ardennes tbe feeding Js easy and cheap.' "'It is known from the young men and girls, since seut back to their families for reasons of health, that in the department of the Ardennes the victims are lodged in a terrible manner. In disgraceful promiscuity; they are compelled to work In the fields. It Is unnecessary to sny that the Inhabitants of our towns are not trained to such work. The Germans pay them L50 tn. But there are complaints of insufficient food.' "Barbarity of S£av« Driver*." "They were very badly received in the Ardennes. The Germans had told Doing H« Part. "And so you have been getting mar* ried, Sam?" "Yes, sab, I dun got married." "And did you go on a honeymoon trip, Sain?" "What's dat, "\Vny, a trip. Did you travel?" "Oh, yes, sah, I traveled." "Where did yon 'go to. Sam?" "Why, I went to de neighbors' houses fo' de wash In' wbat my wife was to do, 5utt."--Yonkess Statesman. A Serious Apprehension. · **I don't suppose the tdephone operator at central will ever speak to me again," excUUrned Grnnnie Rylera with characteristic gloom. "What's the trouble?" "From the way she spoke jast now, Tm almost sure I called her In the middle of her knitting and made her drop R'stitch." Turned Up at Times. Mrs. Flatbusb.-- Where din your neighbor's little girl get her taraed-up nose from 1 Mrs, Bensonhurst--From her mother. "Why. her mother hasn't a turoeO- up nose." "llasn't she? I guess you never saw her when she lost nt bridge," Wasted Smokes. __ __ "Don't you tliiotc the money you deported will be sent to the interior the Ardennuis that these were "volun- i s P eod for clgcrs Is wastedT asked the su-ect young thing. "Some of It is, dear," repUcd the "steady." "Some of It?" "That's it. I always find n couple of busted ones in my vest pocket nfter I've spent an evening with you, dcor. n of the occupied territory In France, far behind the front, where thej will bi teers" who were coming to work, and the Ardenoais proceeded to receive employed in agricultural labor, find i them with many insults, which only not on any military work whatever. By this measure they will be jdven . the opportunity of providing better " for their subsistence, "In case of necessity, provisions can be obtained through the Germnn depots. ' Every person deported will be allowed to take' with him 30 kllo- . grams of bnKg«g- (household utensils, clothes, etc.), which it will be well to make ready at once. "I therefore order thnt no one, until farther order*, shall change his .'place of residence. 'o one may ^ab- t sent himself from his declarer)-leKnI ·· residence from 0 p. m. to 6 a. m". (Gor- 'iman time), unless he-is In possession Jo* a permit In due form. , "Inasmuch as this Is an irrevocable 'menpure. It I* in the Interest of rho ipopqlatfoa itself'to remain" calm and obedient. "COMXTA^TDAKT. "Lille, April. I91*V Notice Distributed in Lille. ; "All the Inhabitants of The nouses, ..with tbe exception pf children under fourteen and their mothers, nnd nlso of old people, must preptxre themselves for transportation In an hour and a. half's tlrae. **An officer will decide . definitely what persons will be taken to the wncentrntioa fi\mps. For this purpose fill the Inhabitants of (he house nvast assemble in fr»nt of I t ; in cas« of bud weather they may remain la. tbe passage. The door of! the house must remain open. All protests will . ",be useless. No inmsite of the house, "even those who are oat to be transported, may leave the house before S a. m. (German time). 4 "Ench person will be permitted to tnke 30 kilogram* of Imp-page; if ony- ceased when iho forcible deportation of which they were the victims became known.* "'Feeling ran especially high la oar towns. Kerer has so iniquitous a measure been carried out. The Germans have shown all the barbarity of slave drivers.' "'The families so scattered nre in despair and the morale of the whole population is gravely affected. Boys of fourteen, schoolboys in knickerbockers, young girls of fifteen to sli- ten hare been curried off, and the despairing-protests oC their parents failed to touch the hearts of (he Gerraua otB- cors, or ratlier executioners.' "One last detail: "Xhe persons so deported are allowed to write liome .once n month; thnt Is to sriy, even less often thsin military prisoners.' "Such arc the; declarations which we have collated and whlt-h, without commentary, confirm In an even more striking way the facts which we took the liberty of laying before you. "We do not wish here to enter Into the question ot provisioning In the Invaded districts; others, better qualified than ourselves, give you, as we know, frequent Information. It is enough for us to describe in a few words the situation from this aspect: Entire Population in Misery, "The provisioning-is very difficult; food, apart from that supplied by the Spanish-American committee, is very^ scarce and terribly dear. . . . People, are hungry anU the provisioning Is in-, adequate by at least a half; our population is suffering constant privations and Is growing noticeably weaker. The death rate, too, has Increased considerably. "Sometimes inhabitants of the In- HARD LUCK HARD TO CHEAT FATHER TIME "Did T ever bring you bock your 1ml- tler that you lent me a week ago?" "No; ynu certainly did not." \ "I'm sorry, for I just slopped la to [borrow it again." When Mary's Lamb Grew Up. ATury hdd a little lamb- But how that larab has grovrn: Now Marr'd ratDcr walk a mil* Than face that lamb alone. all bo rejected, n-ithout further con ^deration. Packages must be separately made up for each person and which the Blench government Is sure.- to evoke, will soon bring to an. end these itteasures which ronee'tbe wrath, of all to whom humanity is not an erop- 1 ty word. . . . "With all confidence in the sympathy of the fiGYermnent we venture to address a new and pressing appeal to' yonr generous kindness and far-reaching Influence in tlie name of those who are sufltjrfne on behalf of the whole country." "Paris, 15th June, 1916, 3, rue Talt- one's bu{r;cL£e exceeds that weight. It j vaded territories speuk with a note ot discouragement, crying apparently: 'We are forsaken by everyone.' "We, on the other hand, arc hopeful, Mon- :st bear nn address logitily written J sieur le President, that the energetic. and firmly affixed, This address must j Intervention ,on the part of neutrals, contain the surname and the Christian ' ' name and the cumber of the identity card; "It Is absolutely accessary that each person should. In his own interest, provide himself with eatlnsr and drink- Ing utensils, as well as with a woolen blanket/ good shoes, and body Huen, Everyone must carry hJs Identity card on his person. Anyone attempting to evade transportation "will be punished without mr.rcy." "ETAPPEX-KOMMA XDAOTUU. (tllle. April, 1916.) ' Belgian Address to French Prsildent. "To Monsieur Raymond Poincare, President of the French Republic, Paris. "Sir: We have the honor to express again our most si ncere gra tir tud to you for your mosr kind reception, a few days ago. of the deputation which went with feelings of legitimate emotion to Inform yoa of tho deportation of Inds nnd girls, which the German authorities hnve just carried out In the Invaded districts. "We have collected some details on the subject from the lips of en honorable and trustworthy person, who succeeded In leaving TonrcoInK about tsn days ago; we think It our doty to bring these details to your notice by reproducing textually the doclamttaa.* which have been made to ns: *1hese deportations began towar«j Easter. The Germans announced that the Inhabitants of Itoebalx, T?ourcolns, Lille, etc., were going to be trnnsport- ed.lato Freuch districts where their provisioning would be easier.' (Signed on behalf of various specified organizations by Tonlemonde/ Charles Droulers, Leon Hatlne-Dazin, bad Louis Lorthiols.) CDRE~FD'H~QTTDE AILMENTS the raorning, a whole district of the totra was Invested by the troops of occupation. To each house was distrlb^ uted a printed notice, erf which we give herein an exact reproduction, preserving tbe style and spelling.' (See docn- ! meat, above.) } JTTM g^^riam that " TTh* Inhabitants so -warned were to plo or an i n vaiM nnd throw hold themseitcs ready to.depart an cllff _ or crack hlm ovor the hour and a half after the distribution. a Real Trouble Can Usually Be Depended On to Make Ona Fcrget th* Smaller Ones, ? Man and animals alike, it's wonderful what d shoclt will do to heal our errors and our weaknesses. The only thing that ever stopped TJncle BUI in on argument was a dfsnpan, or some heavy, blunt instrument clouted over his brow, aad In bis younger days he ·was some argnfler, as his scars attest. Here is the caae of the blind man. In. San Rafael,-CaU who fell 40 feet off the roof of his house, end found his eyesight restored ;* Aunt ElleOj who was bedridden for years, was the first person to retich safety when tho house caught fire, and her bad hip has been j practically all right ever since; you { remember that crippled negro who beat even the dogs home when the bear charged out of the brush. A lot of us have troubles that are only In onr minds; when we tiro fed a llttlo real trouble wo forgot the smaller Obeying Orders. "Soe, bcre, daughter, didn't I tell yoA iliat younff innn of yours must keep early hours when he cnlls?" "He does, pa, lie never leaves Inter thnn 1 n. m. Could he keep any earlier hours?" Better Without. "I asked her to kiss me, without avail," "You were right to stipulate that. Kissing through a veil sxioils hnlf the fua."--Louisville Courier-Journal. In the Library. "I gave roy friend a copy of 'Gems of Thought.*" 1 "Hntnph! Til bet if you look for It on bis shelves you'll find they've uncut gems."--Baltimore American. The Jewels Now. "T he:ird thnt burglars mode a big hnul of valuables last night," "Did they break Into a Jewelry store?" "No; Into a coal shed." Good Reason for Laughing. "What's the mutter with that When I told him of tie hundreds of people who couldn't get street cars, he chuckled and chuckled." "Oh, he owns a taxicab line." Various Stage*. "Do yon know what are tbe degrees of a sttnpy man's married life?" '*! should say they were rootrimouy, parsimony, testimony nnrt allmoay." No Knocker. Bjenks--That fellow sure does run It into his friends, Hjenks--Always knocking, eh? Bjenfcs--No: he's nn osteopath. Grounds for Skepticism. "I hare no patience with thb person · who eaya he never believes anything j he rendB In a newspaper." I ".Neither have I, ns ti rule, but I'm i iliRTiO'rorr to nnilvt* nUownnt'OS fov hira ( if he'H trying to keep up with the sit- .t untlnn In Russui.V Wise la the Man Who Appreciate* Vjsjae of punetualltjvand Great !· Hi* Reward. A, young Kec'tticklan has lost a big fortune by being 20 wlnutes late In keeping a business engagement. The cheerless old fellow wltb. the scythe always gets all tbat-te coming to him. And thcce. Is many % bad scar on our fortunes where, he baa had to prod us up to the mark. Time Is cheap, and jwe are apt to think we can filch it a$ we will. But tt is always ourselves ire rob, not time. ifnybe you can waste your own time by being inte in keeping engagement* and i»:ei that the loss', If any, Is your own affair. Bat U is also the affair of the man you keep waiting. Yoa waste his time, too. If your tlrae is worthless, maybe his is not. He may conclude that his time is worth more to him than you are, In many cases it rnny not matter much* But one never knows until afterward whether it matters or not And through false politeness we are usnaHy assured that it does not matter even when U does. Only the Idle nnd careless, whose ttnie .Is ot least value, can afford to waste It by looseness tn keeping to- gBgements. It may be hard to ncijnire the fried habit of always being on time, but It can be done, and It Is worth while to do It. Great business men have this habit- Men of great affairs, whose time is most completely talten up, are usually on time. It Is they who know best tne value of time and the Importance of saving it by being prompt.--Christian Herald. 3aP - ^ Grmett*. DAVID'S visrr, TO THE CARPENTER OF BIRDV1LLE. O NE morning David was awakeneS early by a beautirol sone right near hljj window. On hie window silt aat Mr. Oriole alng- Inc; bin srrceteat. · 'Hello David!" he chirped, -wben bo ' sr*Mr that David was awake. "Shall wo call im »om f j of our bird friends today?" In a iRy .David was out of bed and upon Mr. Oriole's wings. "Qb, let'H call en a carpenter, but I c/in't imag-ini; who It could be," laughed Onvid. Mr. Oritjift didn't reply, but he spread hW wlnss. nnd awny they flow across the I1J-....H-. . v fo :m oUJ d^sd tr?o. David heart! *. "Ha.p! itap! KapS" as If some one were pounding- wood with a hammer t-s they nenrcd the tree. "Why. it's Mr. Woodpecker!" exclaimed D«-vid, na Mr. "Woodpecker turned around and doffed bia pretty red cap. "Isn't this nn early hour for you to ba up?' 1 laufcbed Mr. Oriole. "So It IH." replied Mr. Woodpscfctr, sti I b*ar the i-cpui-ation of he- WhatBftProducts Feeds Save the- U. S. From Bulletin Trade and Technical Press Section U. S. Food Administration FOX, STATESMAN AND ORATOR Brilliant Englishman Wilt Be Remembered AS Firm FHend.of American Independence. Charlee 3nroes Fox, preat English statesman, who did so moch for American Independence, entered parliament as a tory at nineteen, and was made lord of the uGmiralty at twenty-one. Be incurred the lifelong enmity of Georgfi ni by opposing a royal mar- ^ge bill, favored by the king, and at the king's lustence he was dismissed from ofllce. Thereupon he left th« toiies and joined the whig party, whose chfcf he goon beciime, leading: them in .heir splendid opposition to Lord North'and the war which eudetl in American independence. Fox was kept out of ofilc- by the enmity of the king daring 22 of the best, years of his life (Lord GrenviUe final- j ly refused to form a cabinet without Mm), but managed in spite of this to j fight valiantly for ronny good measures. Including Indian government reform, a better libel law and tue,abol- j Itlon of tbc slave trade. He risked j his life rising from a sick bed to speak j for the latter. j Gambling, which bis father taught him as a child, was Koac's besetting j sin. He lost thousands by it, but when In 1703 his friends poid his debts and ( settled on annuity upon blm, he never " touched u card again. Fox was ocii of tbe grputest orators who ever spoke In the RriUsh purliu- | meat. lie Is snld to have possessed "abort nil moderns that union of red- son, simplicity and vehemence which formed the prince of oratorn." TVhen sound corn is selling at present prU*.«: when .·» of iho best of Jt Is neod«* for seed ami when ull it.* son corn mi:st be dicpusfl of b**foro warm weather spoils it. 7jy-prod net fot/UB are not only better, but iicusally c!e«per. Manufacturers nf commercial I!v?i which are *)ic following: Refuse from stock feeds :ire active in Urin?in i '.ho manufacture of ice cream cones;their products bo fore stockmen as a ! u^-;;d \vnKt\i; "Pnlmo midds," a by-. product «u~ tli'; pnlm oEI used ia the m:\nnfacturn of tin plate; waste from hn.»;ikfa$t Toad factories; n-arley mixed l).v-pr"ilaci in the Cousldoriible pivjmlke still exists .itnonij t h e stockmen flK-i J Q 5 t coinrnor- :-IaL miscd fccd^. busoO on tbe thnt m:mu£acturoi*?. Interesting Old Egyptian Lettftra. Letter writing, fortunately, was much practiced in. aacieut Egypt, nnti there are quantities of letters between persons of nil degrees of education nnd written on all lorts of occasions. \Tc may read, for Inatnn.ce, the encouragement and good advice -sent by parents to absent sons, or may recognize familiar types of character Iu thu answering oituslons of children to pa- rents--tbe spoilt boy who scolds bis father for having left bleu at home Instead of taking him ro tbe capital; the | well-conducted youth, who complacently assures his relatives Umt he Is getting on very well, combining 1 study with recreation, and the prodigal son, who writes to beg 'his mother's forgiveness and confesses that ho has brought himself to destitution. Mr. Oriole VUit« D*vid. ing th« lazieul bird in the village, tltl3 morning I awakened early." Then-- rap. rap, rap--boclt nsmJn ho went tri pounding, making the grains of a'ood fly ID the »ir. "\rcll, if you do sleep late, you're rq ·ttifontlid b»IWer," lan^hrtl Mr. Oriole. Mr. J \V«KlrM cftcr puffed out his ttfJV white real pcoudiy and umooiii^il out hisj shiny blacli anil white co«.t'. i "Give some of IKe errdJt to my wife.'" he chirped. "She's the best carpenter of Birdvillc." Mrs. 1 VroodpftrtoT bearing her namt^ mention^, poked her red hend from thf* ho)e in the trc«, and frrcwtcd Mr. Orioltt and Dn.rM. '. "Tot: n * v ' 1 TI h** \rorta o^ 'ft? cut-; fide of th« bolide, I tahe the shavinssj n.nd wawdUMt anrf make the inaide Unlne of our neat," D.-ivid pwhcd. Into tlic hole. Su .'noufrh atrs. Wood PIT her ha5 rosdo nice soU bcdcJin^ of sawdost n.nd lnff.t. . "We tak« turns worfeing." Mr. pftckir rjcplained. "^iSTjlle one wor other .gathers thi food, but Mrs. ptrkcr wanted to 2.x the living to uuit herself, so 1 let her have her way." "What fbot other holt lorT aato3j ' Pavid, ILK he 5pfxl nnather opening at I few IncheR from thrlr door-way. j "Shoo:" whi.-rpored Mr. WotxJpcckorA j "not FO loud. Thnt'j; oar starwootrt ! wh«»re we hwp oor supptlcs. If the] | ^M'rrcis sho'jM Dnd It they'd sson tafec) \ rverythlnp we haTo put away for ?ii rnlnj- day." "%Vftit. i never heard of that f.xclRlmcti Davit], "I'll not tr.U f,*e .1 .ifjuirrcl prowling aroutid this Til Cric,hten him «.wy." . "W* certainly thnnlf ynn. DarJd," «aid| Mr. Woodpwkw. "fur the KauIrr*Ua noB »nlr tftk* oar siippli«i but Rornetlme*; try to steal our, Hltie oneat." ' Then Mr. Oriole said It was timt to go,^ «o D«v1d hoDP«t upon his wtnss and* before h« could Wink hi* MTV 3a.v)d wa^l »landing fcr his OWTI room aad Sir. Oriol*' f-ns no^rhsra tn siffb' grcdlenls avuHnblu to any fanner, and '·Imrjco ;m unwEirrsTi.-el profit upon the mixture. Thi X:irio:v:il Sto:i;m;m and ;·.)!,', with tlis si!;tc:ni'nt that commercial fe^Us ace usually by-products from i h o raHiiufncturp of J j u n i n n food, or other tiling which wonld bo wasted did not UiP fved industry gather und inark'Jt ihom. Such mixtures should be purchased on a hard-nDd-fnst basis of feeding vnlue per Oollar. As an illustration uf tho service performed by the mixud-fecd industry. . . 'Iv mix vp in- ] t u r r of pearl barley; clipped ' outs, ollfihu-d from black ,s; yeast hy-product, or brewers' clrk-d :.-e.n.^t, n llffht and fluffy. \vusfe which, like wbcnt' bran, is rich Iji protein, but wiili a bitter t»si«. \vhich Is n e u t r y l i n o t i by mixing with, other InKiruii'uis--00.000.000 pounds of this material hnve been wnFte.d yearly in the pa?t; cannors' by-products, such OK ground ^weet corncobs and Hrao- bean vln« nioal. It Is conSdcntlv stated tJiat vnr conditions will ena-! ble tho inised-feed industry to makci periormL'u uy UK mJi-L-u-nii-'u iuuuau.». as much progress ia one year asj Flour nnd F^vd cnuniera'o* some of wonU3 bo possible in ten years of peace! t n e by-product.s conserved, among ; tiices. LITTLE TALKS ON THRIFT By S. W, STRAUS President American $ociry Jr Tltrifl 'ore.'") l if n i IrrtsJ ' ONLY HUMAN BEINGS CRUEL j Proud Man the Sole Living Creature j Capable of Deliberately Inflicting Suffering on Others. Canton a. City of Canals. At Canton, the oldest city in southern Cliino, the river Is, In effect, canul- ized, und the shipping Is heavy aud varied. Tho water Is deep enough for ships of 1,000 tons burden as for as the } city, but foreign boats cpme up only j as Car as Whampoa, nine miles to the j southeast, where tncre are eitcuslve ! docks. ,Here the loading nnd unload- j Ing Is done by native honta. Vessels of deep draft lie outside the bar. Forty miles below Is the Boca Tigris (Month of tbe Tiger), and, the water widens into a wide estuary. "Water divides the old from the new town find surrounds the island und the suburbs, where tbe Europeans live, so that Canton 1ms an abundance of picturesque wnter life, Including a b!g houseboat population. "Because--" Jelly has been busy with rtddlea. , "Now f» she cried, nnd held up for pub- i lie Inspection the legend, "Why did j the orange Ice cream/' printed In Inrge letters, "Because It flaw the sausage roll under the tnb!e," snld Blfrida. "My own Is much bettor," announced .TeHy, e\-itlentiy bursting to declare It. She wns cordially urged to do so. 'T3e~ ejuise it saw the lemon spongQ'on the I clumh waiter," sbe proclaimed tr!- umphRntly, "Quite nice nnd cool," flflJd Janet approvingly. "The vista of possibilities you open up!" murmured Pnter, "For Instance, it might have ' j Sfcn the bnnnna trffle \vith the maids ! j ot! honor. Or flio sroosaberry fnol'wllh | the nuts from Brazil. All very painful to an omngs oC renUy nice fooling. , But T like ynnr d u m b wnltor."--"All I the Joneses," by Boiitrice Kelston. ' t A cruel parson Is oat who erults In the pain, mental or bodily, suffered by another. Cruelty has its basis In auger (and thus is related to the combative instinct), though there is a cold-blooded form of cruelty which may be en- Joyed without any obtrusive feeling of ant;er, Henry Campbell writes In the Lancet, London. Cruelty, implying as Jt does self- consclouaness--tbe ability to realize Ihe feelings of others--is essentially a human attribute. Children who Impale frogs and eviscerate ilies cannot be said to be cruel, for Uiey know not what they do. Nor are the lower an!- · mals cruel, seeing that they are wholly j uuconscUms of the sufferings, of others. Thus the charpe of cruelty ugalnst the curnivora is unjust. These animals generally destroy their victims outright and In the rare cases (e. g,, cat nnd mouse) where they prolong the suffering they have no knowledge of ' the pain, they "are causing, When, therefore, we stigmatize the conduct of the cruel raan as "brutiiP* we wrong the brutes. The animal which attacks another, and in so doing causes pnln, merely responds to a blind, unthinking Instinct ; but man, proud mrm, who looks Before and after, Is able to realise aud take pleasure in the pain he deliberately, aud by subtle means maybe, sets out to cause. It Is clearly .absurd to j speak of his conduct as "brutal." t Rather should we call it devilish, the devil nsnalJy being credited with a goodly share of lotulllgoace. We must cease to libel the brutes by designating the basest acta of man as brutal. As a matter of fact, they cannot be charged, with noBdorsil conduct, seeing Uint they are devoid of self-con- sciousuess. M a n y of the benefits of t h r i f t can obtained only tli rough the process o£ coo p e r a t i o n . This is true new foods. 'Use pinto bean ft a good example. This product o{ the Southwest has excellent Jood values. However, t h e nation at large knows IJUk about it and cares Jess. 'Where the pinto bean is known there is a prejudice ag-ainst i: b .cause of its mottled brown color. But this prejudke should be forgotten and the public should create 3 demand for it. The pinto bean s'urnishes a good pcrccnfape of protcid, thus making possible meat economy, and is cheaper than any other food of its Jt can be produced with a fair profit to the farmer at S cents a ? ound and sold retail 2 pounds for 5 cents. This compares with a retail price of 20 cents a pound for the white navy bean. This year there will be a greatly increased production o£ the pinto and it tyilT come on ihe market in both dried and canned form. The cans will contain 1 pound ·four ounces net cooked beans nnd will retail for 15 cents a can, as against a price of 25 cents for canned white navy beans. The point in mind is not that we are seeking to discoiirajfe (he demand f o r the white navy bean-which is a good example ^ f thrifty food. We refer to the pinto bean as an example of what should be done in the way of public co-operation. There should be_ a public demand for ihe pinto equal, to the increased production which even in 1937 was 400 per cent greater than in 1916 on an increased acreage of SCO per cent, This year the percentage and increase Vr'ilf be si:;' larger, The housewife ^..^sld call for tin's product regularly and persistently from her grocer. In this way the pinto bean will in time get into the regular channels of trade and establish for itself a fixed place in. the rcnTm of household economics. The pinto bean is merely used as an example. The peanut, soy bean, cotton s«d, a l f a l f a and numerous fish products arc among the many new American foods that should be encouraged by a popular demand. By assistfng in this work tve ac- irnpr*- a number of excellent results. vVe help win ihe war by aiding in the addition of new food products ; vg conserve other foods that can be shipped to Europe.; we create new wealth for our country by giving vahic to products that hitherto bad no value or had not existed at all; we encourage new industries; we ^cl^j give to mankind a new scarce of food which is of value not only during these Yrar times but vill b« a perpetual benefit because of its in- fiuence in forcing food prices to a. lower level; we save money. Let each of us rjo his share in this worthy and important matter. The aggregate results will be tremendous. There are many wavs to practice thrift and serve our nation. This is of them. "JHliKft PARTIES" FOR R.ECKai'T5 SfiT ' OTHF.T! CITIES FOT.I.OWT of th« procianmtion,' T, dra^n up oowld* Ui* J tako a crip- off ahead wlHi ,,,, ^ crtwbar--tmythlns to wnl;e hi ra 7 j pf make him forget his small worries, nnd heal his diseased mind. ! The Connoisseur, J "Urn''--limed l i t o man . who wnrp |.hls tMK'ks outside his jtliooa, ns no [ threw 3ilrt my of ~U.qhc ov«r thn con-' i tents of tho cahlnet. "I?n(lior s. choice · nmiy. An iMuIiUrfinsiie collector of im} liqnt 1 silver, t i:iUe it" f Anil he did.--Jud;p__ A Crue! Separation. Author--This article is Mu child of ray brnSn. Kill tor--Parent and child never shmjltl hnve boon pnrfeJ, Right a* Home. "Are yon sroinTM to the'lchate fit the l\. tonlsi'Ut?" ' " ; o, A delate IP something I never vn ro lo.ive ihe house ia hear." Oriontat Statecraft The pnrt -which gesture plays la Oriental drama la set forth in n recent Hindu volume, which says that there is ft Siting gesture to represent every emotion. The gesture, in fact, is described as deaf-and-dumb alphabet oi the ponl. There nro nine mnvncienta of the head, correspond!ftrr to nine prao- lions,. mentioned i^y on-. 1 authority, 24 by another; 2S. raoveiuonts of the stu- c!e hi\nds, snu: 24 nr 20 o£ tho double hands, etc.; nlso "jiands" fle:iotins nn- imnJs, trt?e«, ocenns, a/id oflier things. For c^cnniplo, rt cortain position of tho Immia denotes n coi:h\In emperor, cjistf, or p!finnt. The translator says nnively t h n t only a cultivated iiudJencc c:m appreciate Indian'"actor's art'" "Let us g-ive a stirring send-oif io- ( Fottb\vrtb the daily squads of vol ici'uits for tb-a British lin^s in j untoers tramping to the train to th»l Ca in Government bxdldrn^ stefis. ' "Lefihas been tckea up in other citiw represoatatiTD Amcncans send tbe j where the British 1 Canadian RecrnH* thrill to those men th^t will assttre ! ing Mission has depots. Defensftraa^ them ttmt America is solidly behind] patriotic organiaaitioaas heeded th* the soldiers, the. sailors and tbe-jcall and arranged foe - carry- -oo. oHrrftgiifcfow lions daily in., th^cfaweio^, Itirro^rgs, - · -- .-.- -'- T --

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