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..jV *$ — Pj\ap TWO. '•// 'f v, '• 1 '"• •'' : '"V" i ti THE HUTCHINSON 'NEWS. JOHN D. SNYDER AUCTIONEER Plione 1459J, ray expense for dates September <3. I..I,. Dunswoith,3 miles south, \ 'A west Voder Hcpitiiibet 10. S. C. & \). I,. Gaston, 7 miles southwest of Hutchinson.* September 11. B.C. Robinson,9 miles northeast Hutchinson. September 5. C. Ti. Palmer, Marion. Poland China Hogs and Rcnernl farm sale. Onoil furniture of all klmls at 13 nnd 107 Soutfi Main, Hutchinson. Phone 1302 If you liuvu anything to solL , EWS MOTES ^MOYIELAND i BV 11 PAISV XM. DEAN I Zceim Ket'iv. Zcna Kppf<.< In to return to the Hereon after a Alison's absence 1 , Lo Htar in llu' Irst o a ncrics nt productions limn r tin- banner of the Ardon I 'hnui-iKiy.-. Inr. Her la .st appear, unee in the silent drama was in "One Hour," wlildi was produced last sea- Son. Misv Keefe'.s new vehiele is a patriotic photo drama entitled, "Tho Challenge" from a -scenario by Gordon Hold. The rrenes oftliiH production, which will he ready or the Hereon during the coming month, are laid in the. Blue llid&e mountains, and the plot deals with the manner in which the mespaK*.' .of iho great world conflict was hroiiehl hum- lo the simple hill folk. As tho daughter of a country store-keeper, Sally Huston, Mitre Kce[o is Riven a wide opportunity to exercise her dramatic talents. Frank A. Vandersllp, chairman ot tlic N'nttonul War Havings committee, has given Charles I lay credit for Inunchlne the idea of honoring among requests for photographs those which are accompanied by four thrift stamps, the stamps to he returned to the purchaser when the photogra.ph is sen). Other screen stars have suggested, originality or following someone else's suit, variations of the idea, nnd the pmctico is said to have spread throughout a number of studios with the result that the sale of thrift stamps has received material Impetus. Arllne Pretty, who has been absent from the screen for more than a year on account of Illness, will return shortly In the capacity of star In a series of eight feature pictures under the management of 10. Lan- nlng Masters. Miss Pretty will leave for the coast at once to begin work on Iho first picture, details tor which have been completed. Harry Edwards, formerly tho director, now merely the husband pf Gladys Itockwell, stationed at Camp bowis with a party ot Undo Sam's men. has been made a corporal, according to a letter received recently by h!s wife. William S. Hart has ue«i asked by the government to cover three of ttio most important territories for the fourth Liberty Loan. r These Include New Vork, Philadelphia and Hoslon. The actor will start his campaign early In October. Thertft Hara, having completed the picture now in process of production at the. Hollywood studios, will come east in September, accompanied by her sister l.oro, and her director, J. Cordon Kdwnrds. I.oulse Ijovoly, 'for several years a star at Universal City, has been en- I gaged to play opposite William Farj num in hlr> next picture, "The Man ; of Power." <$, <.. .•>> i r . <j, ,j, 4, ,;, <$. .:. ••• NEED AMERICAN PRISONER. «• <v, «!' ••• '•' ••• ••• <$> '!' * 'V * <2> <?' "J With the American army in [.or- mine, Sept. .">.- -Illy The Associated Press).---writers c.'ipturod by Anicricun ',' troops in tlie Toul sector and signed by the cmnmander of a German division offer a reward of 400 marks to .,'Iho-German soldier bringing'the first American prisoner. The i-jian commander is apparently unusually anxious, for in another order ho threatens to send an entire regiment out on patrol If it continues tafuli to produce any American prisoners. ORGANIZED BY CAPITALISTS. ! Japanese Cotton Mill In Shanghai Acquired by Drltlth. Peking, China.- It Is announced j itliat the Japan-China. Cotton Spinning LONG LINE * OF COAST That of the Atlantic*"Tells Of Some dreat Distances. AND THE BATTLE OP TIME That is Belns: Waged Between Sea-and Land in All That Big Coast Line. waits ujUIl tin* frost tibmed and forms loo. "So giant bf any liBe, no supormaii, Imagined or rtnl, ever put his BHoul- ders against an objptfl with such smashing lhvlnclbltlf$> an Is evidenced In the forming crystals of a piece Ot Ice, while tho air, elusive, unsubstantial, ns It may seem when compared with Vitter, Is yet no mean confederate, because with lis power to at ; lack through, chemical transformation and its extreme mobility, it can work Important results even in * brief campaign. "Yet mora to the immediate point of tills discussion Is the frontal attack of the RMI against thn land. With •wave and tldo and wind and undertow, with coastwise current • and ground swell, the sea pounds perpetually Bit the gates of the land fortifications." Co. - iB being organized by capitalists of Tolcoyo and Osako to take oyer and operate tlie plant, of the International Cotton 'Manufacturing Co., in Shanghai, which wns recently acquired from British Interests by Suketaro -Kawasaki. ' , Tho new company Is capitalized at 10,000,000 yen. It will repay to Mr. Kawasaki,the 1,300,000 taels which he pan! for the plant and good will of Lhu International Co., plus a commission of 10 per cent. The plant acquired by the company through Mr.. Kawasaki consists of. 53,000 spindles and &00 looms. He- sides tlie operation of this plant the Japan-China Cotton Spinning Co. plans to inaugurate new enterprises in China, including tho growing of cotton. It is the man with the cleanest record who worries tho -least,—Atchison Globe. j 'National Crop Improvement Hervltol IT IS entirely possible for a cow t J to produco double hor own weight ;,. in milk in thirty days. This may . sound like 11 fairy story to thoBO who !.. jet a small pall full at a milking. ! Tho second highest rocord cow In [ '.lie world la Segis Ilougorvold Fayno • Johanna,, who produces on test 2,597.10 pounds of milk in thirty days. Sho <:au produce more than forty -Bovon 1 -joundtt of butter In a week. She Is [ '.lie daughter ot the only fifty pound 'JQW. I' • Jn feeding a cow for milk .pro- r (Juctlon, lhero are seven factors which i should be considered. J. Palatablllty. J, Digestibility, " S. Proper proportion of digestible protein, carbohydrates and fat. # ; i. Variety. f •; 6. flultablllty or feed to animal and «. Bulk. V t:i.- ' 'M ;-A ffPPd rvle to follow 1B to Include m #1 l^l 1 lhre« cereals In m^kln; up iA 'VtV* HiPt vnrtSftoea your 99V, The %^«]tf}-*Mcli vrtU oat Up ,WMt, fm Live stock, especially dairy tows, should bo rod mainly upon tho by, products of corcal manufacture after thu hunwui food has boen largely utilized, supplemented by home-grown roughage, silage and pasture It is ontlroly possible to double the milk flow of a good cow, No foed is cheap wblch*> does not produce results. It Is exceedingly difficult for feeders to obtain separately, tho necessary feed stuffs from the local foed man. There are many excellent branded feeds which are maintained uniformly by tlio manufacturers, who can obtafu ingredients which will provide the necossary nutrients In the absence of bran, barley feed, malt and distillers grains, which are not ofton easily obtainable, In order to avoid the disastrous feod shortage of last year, fanners' associations should make arrange- 1 nieuta through tholr local teed men to ship lu tholr supply while cars and transportation uiay be had. There Is jio help for you when the bltszardg tie vp the railroads. County agricultural greats shpuld Immediately, jset busy and locate teed for the coin- Wnshlngton, D. C, Sept. 4. —A striking annlogy between Nature's and man's methods of wnrfnro Is pictured by John Oliver LaGarce In a communication lo tho National Geographic Society. (Mr. UiGorce describes our Atlantic seaboard as one of nature's greatest battlegrounds between the forces of the sea and the fortified areas of tho land. A part of the communication is issued by Uiu society as a bulletin of its war geography series, as follows: "The operations of the sea assassins of Prussia on pur eastern coast, In a futile utfort to stay the mighty blow America Is beginning to strlke-figainst despotism, brings into bold relief that ever-changing stretch ot coastline we so proudly call our Atlantic seaboard. . Its a Long Way. "As tlie crow flies, it is some sixteen hundred miles from the out-harbor waters of Kastpurt, Maine, to the key-guarded shallows of Cards Sound, Florida; but as the shore stretches southward, miles lengthen into leagues, rocky citadels give way to shifting sands, and both yield place to coral roufB. "Ho who would follow tho foreshore from northern Canipohollo Island to southern tjargo Key has a ourney thatj while taxing his legs would certainly stir his soul, for in doing so he would traverse the length of a battle-front in the most ancient, the most far-flung, the most unremitting, uncorapromls ing war ever staged between puissant forces of nature—tho war between land and water, with tho wind as a shifting ally. "This warfare, harsh in its local results, Is yet one that by Its analogies lias comfort for suffering humanity in the present hours of stress and crisis, for tlie final results, however serious the monetary • aspects, the beneficial to mankind. A Bird's-Eye View. ' - "Before visiting the various centers of the seaboard battlefront to study the more intimate details of, tin; war between the. sea and the soil, let us erfdifevvoJ' to get" a-• Wrd's-cye view of the great conflict that started long before man appeared upon the face of the earth, and which can only end long after the planet is no longer fit for his habitation. "livery coast line on the globe, be it that of a great continent or a tiny island, is a theater of natures struggle, in which tho- warring forces are marshaled; every rainsorm is d vast squadron of airplanes 'of the sea, a veritable Neptune's Escadrille, sweeping tho shook troops across the No'Man's' l^and of cliff; beach and ' reef, onward to the very heart of the land,forces' strongholds, the mountains', where they wheel about • and launch a rear attack with swollen •torrent, hail and ice.' . "Each drop of water js indeed a soldier of the sea, doing its small part, as il descends with force, in conquering the hillside,' and its drum fire is to be reckoned with, because each Inch of rain brings down one rundrud and thirteen tons of water upon every acre of terrain upon which it falls. The Air Fleets of the Sea. "As tho tiny soldiers concentrate first in rivulet regiments, then into mountain-torrent divisions, and finally into big-river armies, they madly charge tlie rocks and grind them to dust by attrition and carry tlie captive sands tivvf onward to the sea. "Tho vast forces of the sea which are' sunt out lu air fleets beggar belief. The rainfall of the . United States perhaps averages thirty inches a year. On that basis every acre of ground is attacked by three, thousand tons of water. And the water armies, marching back to the sea as rivers, take along a hostage of well- nigh unbelievable proportions) since It lias been estimated that they carry some twenty-flvo billion tons of captive material with them. "Tho prisoners of the Mississippi might be used for an example be- euuse their aggregate volume is greater every year than tho total amount of material removed from tho Panama Canal from tho hour de l-essops turned tho first sod to the glorious day'Goethals pronounced it a finished undertaking, or approximately 505,000,0060 tons! , • "it often happens, however, that the Seemingly vanquished turn on their captors just ,as they come down to tho dead line of No Man's J^aud and suececd In saving' themselves from the prison camps of the sea bottom. "In such eases lhe,y form themselves into river deltas, like those of Uie Mississippi/- the Po, the Euphrates, and tho Ganges, although our own bea- board captive* tire not so fortunate, since deltas are couspicuously absent from tho river mouths of tho North American Atlantic and Pacific eqaijta. "In the attacks. o{ the sea upon the land via the air, It is tho constant en- deuvor of the water forces to bring the whole dry land area under:l)s liquid fist." If the sea ever succeeded In its prognim of world dominion, which Includes dragging every mountain down and filling up every ocean trench with material graded from the land in a leveling process, there would ho a universal ocean nearly t\vo miles deep over the : {aco of tie. globe. T Water's 'Allies In lt«) Air -Attacks. /i'The ygSJbf has as allies (qeand atmosphere In Its air attacks upon. the land. SetddBg out the lissureaj lu - o- 'cjtttf and - miln| • turn,; tUo '«»t»rf HOMESTEADERS ARE HAVING TO MOVE FROM THEIR LAND It Oas Becri to Dry in Western Texas and was Impossible to Exist. IMllas, Texas.—A strange procession of canvas-covared wagons, drawn by mules, for more than a mouth has been creeping out of west Texas with farmers and ranchers who have despaired of trying to make a livelihood on the land that lias been parched under a blajsing sun and hns seen virtually no rain for thirty-six months. Tho emigrants from this particular section have turned I heir faces toward the cotton fields ot eastern Texas and Oklahoma, where work for all can easily be obtained. In some parts of the west Texas district, duBk finds as many as a dozen of these emigrant camps in a single mile. Froni tho Panhundle-nnd the northern section oflthe state come reportB that similar caravans, reminiscent of half a century ago, mar the ex'odus ot farmers from those districts who are moving toward Colorado and farther west. War to Blame Too. The war has played its part with the departing homesteader, but lack of rain has been tho teal factor. Most of the settlers have been on land rented from the state. Some have tjpent years of labor building up their herds and others have been working the land Into a profitable state of cultivation. Hut the drought came and the cattlo died In numbers and those that did not die were too weak to bear young. Livestock men said the calf, crop in west Texas this year was a failure. Some settlers had accumulated enough money to travel while others borrowed money witli which to make their departure. In many cases the war added to the tragedy by taking away young men whose strength might .have made it possible for farmers to hold on until rain came. The country which the settlers are leaving Is that. west and north of Fort. Worth and Dallas, ranging as far west as the slateboundary and south of the Panhandle counties. In the Panhandle there' 1 were rains in the spring and ocoasional showers later that kept grass wllh which to feed tho cattle. ITS ALL OFF. No Navigation of the Missouri River During the War. Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 5—As a result, of the purchase of the-equipment of the Kansas City Missouri River Navigation company and its transfer soon to navigation of the Mississippi river by (he railroad administration, the indication is that there will be no navigation on tho Missouri river during the war, according to A. W. Mackie, former manager of the local boating company, and now manager of tho Mississippi section of the rait road administration. Mr. (Maekje said no future policy of the government concerning navigation of the Missouri river bad been announced, but that the improvement work on the river would continue and the money derived from the sale of Iho equipment here would probaMy foe used for the purchase of new boats and barges after tho war, if navigation was not resumed before then. Provisions have been made only for tho naviga'ju of the Mississippi river from St. Louis to Rew'Orleans," ho said. "There is a possibility the administration may obtain enough equipment to extend its lines up the Missouri river, but the prospect does not appear bright." "The administration took oyer tho boat line and transferred the equipment' to thn Mississippi river as a matter of w-.r efficiency." Mr. Mackie continued. "On account of the low water in the Missouri the barges can haul only one-third their capacity. On the Mississippi they can carry a full load. Also the tow boats can push bigger loads on the Mississippi." The operation of tho government boat lino will begin thn latter part of this month. The equipment of the local company will he turned over to ttio administration as fSst as the boats arrive ut their destination and are unloaded. '.••,'..• The last boat of the year from St. lxjuls arrived September 1. USES OF HARDWOOD, Australian'Spotted TlQym' Are Best Known. . , Spotted gum Is one of the best known and most used of the group of trees known as A'ustraliap hardwoods. It is 11 grayish-yellow timber, with a ploso grain, which la sometimes straight but occasionally interlocked, hard) tough and elastic. It is extensively used where resilience and light- ur-ij.s combined with;strength are $0 desiderata, as in coach 'building and suullur Industries, r Jlecently it has neWn much used or'.cabinet making purposes, as tho color somowhat r# sembles that of oak. Considerable use is also uiado of the timber for street paying. On account of its strength is much used lu the,building tra.de. Spotted gum is now generally epiploy- ed by boat builders tax .timbers or rips of vessels, formerly of' ash or elm". When, steamed or boiled ft readily bend* to conform to the, shape of the vessel Hhd hoy very little tendency -to fcpllt or cr«<*',— New Vwk'VVoild,»,, CHAMBER Of DEPUTIES . ADOPT NEW MEASURE Decide to Set Aside a Day for France National Holiday and One for Argentina* Uuehos Aires.—(Correspondence of The Associated Press).—-Argentina's policy toward the belligerents in the world war was Involved in tlie decision of the Chamber ot Deputies on July 3 to make July 14, France national holiday also and again a day for national celebration In Argentina. Friends of the Entente nations consider the nctlon of the Chamber ot Deputies In adopting this measure to Indicate that the majority of the members of tho Chamber are pro-IOntentc. President Irlgoycn is placed In a difficult position by the passage of this measure. During the debate in tho Chamber of Deputies there was a sharp alignment, lo pro-Entente sentiment lu, support of the proposal to make Uastlle Day a National holiday. In Argentina. No one but the Germans and their sympathizers opposed the measure. These latter contended that the .Germans would be offended If July 14 w;as made an Argentine Holiday and that they would regard It as a breach of neutrality. It was generally admitted in the lobbies ot the Chamber of Deputies that the July 14 'holiday proposal was designed by the enemies of the President to force his hand. He must either veto or sign the bill.. If lie signs \hc bill rriends ot the Allies, will claim it as a friendly action toward the Entente nations.' If he refuses-to sign it his enemies declare that his veto will, be considered as a' definite stand in favor of Germany. There was a hot contest over the measure. It caused a split in the Radical party which has supported the President and theru are now two distinct groups in that party. It is believed here that each group will have Its own candidate for presidency when the next elections are held. The first group contains the clericals nnd the conservative Radicals, Including those two who are to Germany, Spain and Mexico. The other group, called the Extremists, is composed ot Radicals whose sympathies are with the Entente cause in the war. Tho clerical or conservative wing favors strict neutrality by Argentina in the war and is antagonistic toward the British and American trade invasion of South America; while the other wing Is friendly towasd both British and Americans. The lnlter demand a frank expression ot sympathy toward the Entente allies. NEW FRENCH ACE IS ONLY NINETEEN * **** \Adjutant Marinoyitch, Adjutant Marinovllch Is the latest French flyer to become an ace. He Is nineteen and has bee.n flying since September, 1917. On > May 19 ho downed tho German ace, Prince von Bulow, who was credited with twenty- eight victories. HOLD ELECTION. Yeoman Lodge Elected Officers for tho Coming Yearr. . Last evening the Yeomen lod~e held the most harmonious election in tl >J liiatery; of the local lodge. Tho cones- pendent being Instructed to cast tho eutire vote, of the meinbefohip for etuii officer elect. Tlie following officers will hold the chtiirs and constitute., tha H-nrd of Managers for the next 12 months: lleti. Forjnian, W. P llollov/ay. Matter of Ceremonies, W.'d. Kver- ou. , . Correspondent, Mrs. W. H. Miner. . MiiBter of Accounts, George Hen- Jmson. Chaplain, Mrs. W. D) Holloas/. 'The 'installation of these officers •will take ."place earjy October. Sev- pral applications to; membership were voted upon. -':.'• •'• .•.'•<. The lodge has: purchased two hundred dollars wortU pf baby bonds and voted to buy three hundred dollars more to be purchased this mouth out of tho local treasury. The sorvteft fjag contains twenty stars foivtUjj, Ajjcfee^s Gas Sometimes Blows the Mud Out Weather Report Kintai—-Cloudy to partly cloudy and continued cool tonlghtf Friday fair and Th« "mtiddlnff In" process is a nnrve-hacklnff Job. Tlioro HJ-O rntiny onitlnnerJnK difficulties with which tl I* not nce«.«sary to burden thn minds of laymen. There are different methods used In "nimilling off** gas. In some Instances tho pas pressure Is so stroiiff thrtt tho elmplc method described .before of rilling, the hole wllh mud will not dobccnUKA tho £AS preflsuro throws the mud out of Iho hole. It Is necessary Ihen to put easing In tho well and to pump tho mud-laden fluid Into thu hole under pressuro sufficient to counteract tho heavy gas pressure, \* -\, ,»WICUITA NATUTIAI- OAS COMPANY, MAY HAVE TO EMPLOY GIRLS AS MESSENGERS HEREAFTER Problem of Securing Boys of the Proper Age ha Serious One Just Now. Alon^ with other serious problems of the day comes that of securing messenger boyH. It has been difficult for some time to obtain boys ot sixteen or over to do litis work; and the openlhR of school next week will l?avo the local Western Union office without-a single messenger boy to lake and deliver telegrams. It seems that hero again the women will have to come to tho rescue. While the messenger work has' always been considered out ot woman's sphere, sho couM do it, nnd may, if the situation becomes more acute. The Western Union management is urging the public to accept their telegrams over the telephone, and to telephone to the office those which they wish lo send out. This would eliminate the problem of the .messenger, aud Is somewhat similar lo what the merchants are asking In their urging of the cash-and-carry plan. Preston r. Hughes, manager of the Western Union Telegraph Company, assures the public thai ho Is doing all Dint he can to make it possible for people to receive their telegrams at tholr homes or places of business, but that' this cannot bo assured unless the government comes to tho rescue and provides some ways aud menus. Being Conservative. A very young- housekeeper decided to do her lilt by papering the kitchen herself. She would thus give hubby a.nice surprise, and uiio save the expense of having a professional wall paper hanger. When hubby arrived home, however, the "surprise" that greeted him consisted of yards of soaked and crumpled wall paper, smeared walls and a despondent wife. "Oh, John, I pasted and smoothed and pounded, but It just wouldn't stick." sho sobbed. > "There, there,, dear. " comforted John. "J»d you follow the printed directions?" 1 • •' : '*•. "Yes," she owed,- "only of course," and her ryes shone with pride and patriotism,, "where it called for flour I used hulf corn meal." Danger signals at houie are almost as important' ns those In war; but less attention Is paid to them.—Atchison Globe. Everybody Happy Everybody Satisfied at a Saving at Our New and Used Piano Midsummer Clearance Sale Quality and variety is the keynote of this sale. . Those who waut a good, dependable low priced piano, as well as those who wish the finest expression of the piano makers' art are satisfied at this sale. We offer everything from a $40 square to a $2,950 Duo Art Stein way Grand. To buy now is to save future adA'ances. Besides oiir regular line of pianos from $225 and PP , , ' " We Especially Call the Attention of Economy Seekers to the Following Special Pianos . Pay $9, $10, $12, $15 and $20. on the following, monthly: - New sample $350 Schaff Bros.'upright grand, $255. New sample $375 Stodart upright grand, '$265. ' New sample Knable Bros, upright grand,' $335. New sample Knabe Bros, grand, $590. • New Emerson upright grand, $335. " New Geo. P. Bent grand, $590. New P. & C. Weaver upright grand. Unusual Saving in Steinway and Other Used Pianos Used Steinway Upright Grands, $360, $435, $465 up to $790. Used Kimball Upright Grands, $90, and $195 for a mahogany finish like new modern upright grand. Used. Mason & Hamlin, $145. C. D. Pease used upright grand, $95i Fine used Kurtzjuann only $265, and splendid used Vosc upright grand, $255, $265, $250, $275, $295, etc. Armstrong used-modern upright grand, $70, Used' G-. W. Btr'ope, $110, and scores more including many of the finest, most well known wakes from $125 to $345. < Theyare going fast, so hurry to save. CAM. B W(H^hffi^Gt\f?<S -„! F . utti # ,' OR WRITE Manager

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