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PAGE 8XX, FHE Ht?T0HINSOS NEWS. NOTICE! lloglnnlfig loday there -will he nn exlin charge nn al! packages sent—at your request—by special delivery. You may have this extra charge added to your account If you prefer or you may pay It wft>n the package is delivered. Soldiers Shop for your'Soldiers in France. Ynu may order Candy, American Cigarettes and many other cornforlft and convenieneosfor him h»re— und we will have thy order filled and delivered from Purls. See our Toilet Goods Department. Rugs We specialize on large and odd Bleed Hugs In Axmlnstcr and Wilton. Cull and Roe our new display, Rug Department-— Third Floor. Blankets Just received a now shipment of All Wool Army lllanketa Very soft and warm. They arc of tho choice woolen materials. Send one to your soldier here in V. S. A. Blankets are priced $11.00 each— Third Floor. • Decorate For Fair Week! ' Trove your patriotism ' ' to your country and your loyalty to your city by displaying your Country's Colors during Fair Week. Wo have tied, White and BluiTBuntlng for this purpose. In Sllkollne—36 inches wide—priced 25c yard In Red, White and Blue, combined with the Allied Colors— 24 inches wide—priced 18c and 25c yard. Also a complete line of Flags. First Floor. AERIAL BOMBING More of a Science Today Than II Was Shod Time Ago. PROPOSE TO ORGANIZE A SALUTE AND RIDE CLUB USED TO BE MATTER OF LUCK Now Airmen Know Just Exactly Wbere Their Bombs Are Going to hall, HUTUilMSON. KANSAS. FRED WEESNER Surccssor to Brings Bros. DRUGGIST No. i South Main Phone 168 TRANSLATE LETTERS riicre is n Bureau Which Does This at Washington. ARE IN MANY ' LANGUAGES Are Written in Other Tongues by Parents and Wives ol American Soldiers. Washington, Sept. 7.- In of the National Museum a corner t lure, al- l y nnst ill the shadow of t'uloncl Koose- velt's stuffed hariebcesi and of the restored riinasnur Is a government bureau devoted lo trantlaiing letter* written In more than a score of languages by the mothers, fathers and wives of American soldiers. It is the foreign language section of Ihe war risk insurance bureau which dispenses soldiers' ami sailors' pay al lulments and family allowances the departments 0 1' I 'igliliUK men. fti Chinese, Hebrew, (,'ermau, llal- ian, Greek, Scandinavian, French, .Spanish, J'olihh, (tttssian, Slovenian, Kstboniaji and ^jHlozen other tnneues com,' the letter.* inim foreign lands, pouring out thanks lo the American government for Vcmii lances which have kept the wolf from the doors. Hopes and hardships of lite war, and prayers for America 's success are expressed in fervent phrases by these J'urelgn correspondents. "An)' rica Is welcome to my to - ) for the God-given task ahead," wrote an Armenian woman recently. "I live in a neutral country, but my heart and my neighbors' hearts are with you," wrote a widowed mother from a north European country." ]fundro"ds of other letters contained similar expressions. "My wife and 1 pray three times a day for the United States and her blessed armies," wrote a Rumanian father. Interspersed aro lilts of great poverty which the checks from Washing­ to anielorite. A few letters contain inquiries or complaints that the payments were not greater. loiter must be turned Into English by a corps of trained translators, hastily gathered la recent weeks. Then tho inquiries pass through the hands of clerks who may spend most of a day wading throug_u yards of files of soldiers' names,' addresses or army organisations which inquirers failed to give, or careless sol- dirts' neglected to record properly. Good Wishes expressed. Finally the answers aro written in English, turned back Utlo the original laoeuugc, and scut on their way to a foreign land. Many carry u paragraph. of good wishes or encouragement, which makes them not merely business notes, but messages of good cheer for America. The greater proportion of the letters go to Italy and Greece. Two score translators and stenographers do this work, directed by Mrs. M. Crenshaw, around whom the organ- i?.tien £few up. The principal translator is Dr. Aurelio 1'almieri, Italian scholar, master of a score of languages and dialects, who has taught in leading f'uropoan universities, lived among the near Eastern peoples of Europe and studied their social problems, lie reclassified the theological library at Harvard a few years ago. and more recently reclassified the Congressional Library's Yudln collection of Siberian literature. Important as this foreign language , section is to the war risk insurance I Unread, it ifl one of the smallest dlvi- J sions. The entire bureau has approxl- j mately ll.tfOO employes, 10,000 of | whom are women. No other government bureau has so many civil em­ ployes, and no other man in Washington does so much hiring as W. A. Mc- Keuzie. the chief clerk and immediate boss of these 11,000. Yet Chief Clerk .MeKnnzie cannot biro all the women typists and stenographers he needs. The exodus of several hundred school teachers, employed during the summer as clerks, leaves vacancies which even the civil service commission has difficulty in filling, though salaries range usually from *1,000 to 1,200 a ar. As American armies grow, so must DEMONSTRATION KITCHEN IN AGRICULTURAL HALL Miss Frances Brown, of Manhattan, Will be in Charge of Kitchen During Fair. the bureau grow. Already it handles ir.0,000 tellers a week. Every Monday morning between 60,000 and 70.000 lei tors, I he accumulation of two days, pour hi to he slit open, read, ^sorted, and referred to the proper section, I where information is gathered for an i answer. ! The bureau has on file 3,500,000 np- " J plications for allotments and allow- jiinees. and nearly 5.500.000 checks !have been sent out since last Decem- jher. Now they are going al the rale of a million a month. In addition, (lie bu- . reau has taken care of 3,300.000 uppll- j cations for government life Insurance. I Various seclions of this big govern< nieni department are housed in twelve ! buildings in Washington having 310,000 square fenl of floor spaco. Y, W, C. A. SERVICE FLAG. One Is to Be Secured and Hung in the Building. Sometime ago a fund was started at the llusiness Women 'B Council for a pennant but it has been decided to put this money to a better use and purchase a service flag for the Association. The first member of the Y. W. C. A. to enter rile government's service Is Miss Stella Kinnamon who left today lo report al headquarters In New York City, There are several others who are contemplating entering the government's service and provision will be made lo honor them when they leave. and the LITTLE DAMAGE DONE. Two Fire Alarms But Slight Damage at Either Place. The lire department was called at noon to the international Harvester Co., where a blaze was discovered at the bottom of the big door at the south side uf the building, it was put out with chemlculs uud no damage done. Sunday a call came from the Model Steam Laundry, where coal overheat' ed had caused a smoke' to be sec*, by passers, No damage. i"»*^ In the agricultural building there is to be a model kitchen fully equipped' with the thiugs (h,at go to make life easier for the woman in her home. This kitchen will be in charge of Miss PYances L. Brown of Manhattan, who is the Government .State House Demonstration Leader for this stato. Bach morning and eiich afternoon beginning Tuesday there is scheduled a demonstration on some phase of war cookery. MISB Mary Ward, who is the Assistant Stale Home Demonstration Deader, for Kansas, Miss llena Faubion, the Government Cottage Cheese Demonstrator for Kansas, and Miss .Mae McLeod, the local Home Demonstration Agent, will give the demonstrations. The program for the week follows: Tuesday, September,17th. Morning—Invalid Cookery Trays for the Hick, Food for Children -Miss Ward. Afternoon—Wartime Salads,, Miss Faubion. Wednesday, September 18th. Morning—Drying, Miss Mebeod. Afternoon—Canning: Fruit, Vegetables, meat. Miss Ward. Thursday, September 19th. Morning — Meat Extender-.!, Miss Faubion. Afternoon—Sugarless Recipes, Miss McLeod, Jelly Making, M1ss Ward. Friday September 20th. Morning—Possibilities of sweet potatoes and Irish potatoes MIHS Ward. Afternoon—What can he Done from a "Single Cut of Meat ', Miss Ward. Saturday, September 2ttt. Morning—What to do with "Cornmeal", Miss Ward. In addition lo the demonstrations to be given there will be an information booth white questions will be answered conct ruing Foods, and Government Literature will he distributed. - HERE ON VISIT. Behind British Unes In France.— (Correspondence of The ABsocintcd Press.)—Aerial bombing is today far more of an exact science than was supposed possible a year and a halt ago. In tho early days of tho war, dropping bombs was largely a matter of luck, and the straight eyo of the avintor was the only factor relied upon tor success. •"Today, however, matters are entirely different. Accurate bomb sights have been produced which, carefully used, are a guarantee of the bomb falling on tho object aimed at, within a very siunll margin of errer. Of course, in the case of all such Instruments, the human element la sometimes responsible for errors of calculation, and a small error on a bomb-sight at 10,000 feet will send a bomb far out of its course in the words of an American airman who has done somo splendid raiding work in France: "It Is wonderful what you can miss with a bomb," From tills it must not be thought that majority of Allied bombs do not reach their billets in Germany or In the- German lines: for aerial photographs taken after raids have shown that lhey do. But emphasis is laid on the Importance of the personal factor In bombing. In the excitement of work of this kind—often In the midst of heavy shell fire—a very cool head is required to manipulate an instrument as delicate as a bomb-sight. Drlt- ish airmen for example, receive very thorough training in bombing he- fore they aro allowed to proceed overseas ,anu' must obtain a certain num- L t r of hits before they can graduate, Bad Bombing. It is thought that quite a lot of the wanton and useless destruction of pri vate property in England by German raiders is due lo sheer bad-bombing, are behind the Alles In regard to bombing gear, for on a large German twin-engined bombing airplane recently captured was found a crude copy of an Rnglish bomh-sight. which was In troduced more than two years ago. Aerial bombs range in size from 10 'pounds up to fifty or sixty times that weight and are roughly of two kinds, incendiary and high-explosive. They are generally laid on their sides in rancks underneath the airplane; but sometimes they are carried in cells specially fitted In the fusolnge (or body) of the machine. In either case they are fused'and released by levers placed convenient to the pilot or ob server, the bombs themselves being far out of reach. When a bomb Is released It does not fall directly downwards hut takes a forward path as it drops, in the direction in which the machlne>is travell­ ing. This Is due to the moroentnm imparted to it by the speed of the aircraft. Big Factor. A factor of great Importance in bombing is the Ume-lengih of the fuse. For example If a railway junction was being attacked, a bomb which exploded on contact would do far more damage than one willr-a delay fuse, for the former would have a wide low radius of action—smashing up tile railway lines—while tho latter would during the delay bury itself In the ground and merely make a deep crater of small area. The reverse, however, would apply In the case of a munition factory. A bomb exploding on contact would go off as soon as it touched tho roof, doing little'or no damage to the remainder of the building; but an appropri ately timed delay fuse would give the. bomb time to crash through to the middle or ground floors, where it would 'be infinitely more destructive. Mrs. J. D. Reeves Quits Manhattan Paper to Make Home in West. Mrs. J. D. lteeves, formerly Miss Hazel, I'rlcketl and a former member of the Mews Editorial staff is hero for a visit with relatives and friends before going to Montana where she will Join her mother, Mrs. D. Priekett and make her home while Mr. Reeves is In military service,, in France. Mrs. Reeves for tho past five months has been managing editor of the Manhattan Mercury and has proven that Ihe young women in the newspaper profession can make good in the places of the men called for service. She has boeu practically the entire force most of tho time and Manhattan was given a mighty fine, newsy papor duriug her stay in that town. MONTHLY MEETING. Y. W. C. A. Board of Directors Will Meet at Summer Camp. Tho regular monthly meeting of the board of dlrector&r-for tho Young Women's Christian Association will be held Wednesday mornpg at 10 p. m. Instead of meotlng at the Association's 'building, the members will assembly at the summer camp on Eleventh avenue west, , INFORMATION BOOTH WILL BE AT COMMERCIAL CLUB Has Been Decided Not to Conduct the Booth on the Street, as Heretofore. driver of the ftatth Fufnlturo Company's car turned around In tho middle of the bldtk Just as ' Herbert Keith was crossing the street, running Into him and knocking him unconscious, lib was taken to the Methodist hospllal, whero he was soon all right again, and was able to work by seven o'clock Saturday enlng. WHAT ARE WHEAT FLOUR SUBSTITUTES OUTLINED ev Some o* Ote Local Grocers Seem tt Little Hazy op the Subject. Any Motorist Who Wants a Stick* cr Can Get One at the Chalmers Hotel Free. It there aro any generous hearted people In Hutchinson who wish to join the Salute and Hide Club for soldiers, they-will be welcomed to do so and can secure tho ~Btlckers for their car by calling at the Chalmers Hotel for them. Whenever a soldier, who Is a stronger In Uie city Bees a oar With this sign he has a right to go and get In the car and know that ho will be welcomed to a free rldo over the city. Elsewhere this plan has been put into operation and the soldiers have made themselves free to accept this bit of hospitality. Very often the tlmo hangs heavily when they arc strangers In n strange town. In Wichita finite a good deal of publicity has been given this project and hardly a car In to be seen on the streets that does not benr the sign "Salute nnd Hide." Hutchinson motorists arfc just as hospitable as any and when the next bunch of lonely troops land here lhey will know by the signs it no other way that they are among friends. f ITEMS OF INTEREST *\ JO RED CROSS WORKERS'! Miss Stella Kinnamon left today for New York City whero aho will report at tho Red* Cross headquarters on Monday, September 1C. Miss Kinnamon is to et/er the lied Cross office somewhere in Italy. Word has been received by friends here from iKrsy Cooper, who left here Friday, August 30, which, tells of his journey enrouto to Long island. This is the shortest known time of : any young men being sent v from Camp Funston but. is thought likely that be is enroute to fill up a vacancy. Mr.- Cooper is a member of the Medical Corps but has not been assigned to any. company as yet. Marriage Licenses. Licenses were Issued over Sunday to: Lafayette L. Clay, 43, Ft. Dodge, la. Luella Humphrey, 37, Miami Okla. Charles F. Townsend 19, Hutchinson. May Sheets, 18, Hutchinson. At the request of Will S. Thompson, Food Administrator the News ia reprinting the list ot substitutes tor wheat flour. There seems to be some doubt in the minds of soma of the local grocers Just what aufistltutes consist ot and of the quantities necessary. Here is the official notice to all grocers issued from the United States Food Administration office at Wichita: To All Retail Orocers: Under the new ruling which requires, tho sale ot one pound of sub- sUtulcs with every four pounds ot wheat flour, there Is a very Important change in the official list of wheat Hour substitutes. "Hotted oats (or oat meal}, rice,.and hominy must not be sold as substitutes, and any retailer doing so wUl foe referred to thfe Enforcement Division for Immediate Investigation, The offtcldl list of substitutes follows: Corn meal, corn flour, barley flour, rice flour, oat flour, potato flour, buckwheat flyur, fetcrlta flour, kaffir flour, mllo flour, peanut flour, swcot potato flour, bean flour. Rye flour may bo sold as a substitute if sold In the proportion ot two pounds of rye flour to three pounds of wheat flour, It must not be sold as a substitute in any less proportion. The ivbove list of substitutes Is subject to change or addition, but due notice will be given through news Items from tills office. Do not accept rumor as authority. The rule limiting tho sales of flour to 21 lbs. to town or city trade and 48 lbs. to country trade is now void. Any amount of flour less than "a supply sufficient to last until next harvest will not bo considered a sale in violation of the rules, provided one pound of substitutes is sold with' every four pounds of flour. The mills are authorized s by the Food Administration to manufacture Victory mixed flour containing twenty per cent substitutes, which may be sold without substitutes. Such flour must be plainly marked on the sack, showing tho per cent of substitutes before it is legaL Graham or whole wheat flour containing 95 per cent of the wheat berry may he sold without substitutes. Earnestly soliciting your hearty cooperation in the above program, we remain, Faithfully yours, W. P. I.NTNES, Federal Food Administrator for Kansas. A. It. Brasted, Executive Sec retary, Dmatha and FmmaU MRS. A. M. CARPENTER DEAD. 3 This year any one seeking information concerning rooms to be rented during tbe Fair or any other kind of information whUlh strangers might wish, can bo Secured at Uie Commercial Club rooms in the Korabaugh- Wiley building. For tho last two years an Information booth has been conducted on the street coiner but the difficulties of getting a telephone installed aro such that the Commercial Club feels It will not be necessary to conduct' the booth this year. Secretary V. W. Tyler announced today that the books for tho listing of rentable rooms would be opened lomorrow morning and all persons who have rooms to rent to the fair visitors are asked to notify the Commercial Club within tho next few days. Whenever, requests come for rooms they will bo chocked off the list. More visitors than ever before are expected to attend the Fair this year because of the big attractions which the Fair Association is offering. ACCIDENT SATURDAY. Bellhop at tho Midland Knocked Un. conscious. Herbert Keith, a bellhop at the Midland hotel, vu run/Into last Saturday afternoon it i; 30 on Fourth east In the on« hundred block, Tlje Pioneer of the County Dies at Home . of Her Son, Fred Carpenter. With tho passing on Sunday evening of Mrs. Amanda M. Carpenter, Hutchinson has lost another esteemed and beloved pioneer resident. Amanda M. Dly was born near Troy, New York,, December 4, 1883. In 1861 she moved to Iowa yfhere she was married in 1877 lo Mr. George W. Carpenter, who brought his bride to this city. The family home has been here since. Florence, the only child born to them, died in her early girlhood. In 1913 ber husband died. In her youth Mrs. Carpenter became a member of the Baptist church with which she was faithfully identified during all her long life. For twenty-five years sho was a teacher In the primary department of the First Avenue Baptist Sunday school of this city, and she had the distinction of being the oldest charter member of her church. For the past two years she has lived in the home of her son, Mr. Fred H. Carpenter of East Fourth avenue. Three sisters and a brother survive her: Mrs. D. B. Clazier of Norwalk, Cal.; Mrs. Byron Walker of Kedlands, Cal.; Mrs. Snbra Archer of Hounp-Up, Montana; and -Mr. Orville Illy of Osakis, Minnesota. Besides the members, of/ber fam ily "Aunt Amanda," as sho was affectionately known, will bo remembered by a wide circle of friends to whom her sweet, gentle nature endeared her. Tho pastor, Dr. Horace W. Colo, will conduct tho»funeral at the Carpenter homo on East Fourth avenue Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock. The remains, will be laid beside IhoBe of her husbuifd and daughter-iii EuBt-- side cemetery. MRS, BESSIE NORTON DIES. Had Been 111 for for Many Months with Tuberculosis. Mrs. Bessie Norton, wife of Finis Norton, died Sunday at her home, 1029 Reformatory avenue after nine months' illness ' from tuberculosis Mrs. Norton wajs 24 years of ago an/1 Is survived by her husband and one daughter six years of age. The fun oral was held this afternoon at the late home. Burial was in Falrlawn llurial I'ark. ENROLLMENT INCREASED, Haven Schools Have a Mighty Flrre Report for the First Week. In a note to County Superintend ent Stewart Rowland concerning the opening ot tho Tlawm school, Principal C. (J. Brannoli writes-that the enrollment in the rural high school Ihora l» fifty pupils and that tbero aro 165 In . tho grade schools, with the prospect of a levy more to en roll. ~ The Herman Lutheran school which has been held at Haven for a generation has. boon ciosod this year and this baa caused un IpHux to tho Haven schools, , ' • • • <- Brlggs and Mrs. H. M. • SlHckler ol Nlckersoh, Mrs.- John Lewi* alid daughter ot Darlow, and Mr, and Mrt. T»V. Downs of Elmer wertJ among the out of |^)wn visitors Mire Saturday. ' s Mrs. Ellen Pearson and granddaughter, Mrfs Etlett Davis, arrived home front a "several months' visit with her brother, A. Peataon, at Portland, Oregon. The W. C. V.V. will meet with Mfa, George Fehdlcy Wednesday Afternoon' at 2:M o'clock. Final plane will be made for eating for the babies at the Heat Room at the Fair. Attorney M. A. Aeimoro received orders this morning that he has besn accepted for the Fifth Officers' Training Camp at Camp Pike, Arkansas, which begins the fifteenth. Leo Courtney, who has been with Old Trail Engraving Company, leaves today for Wichita, where he will be employed at an engraving company there. Mrs. Courtney will johi him later. Mrs. A. U. Kirk who has been la Junction City for several months while her husband was stationed at Camp Funston, Will arrlvo hero this week to spend several weeks with her mother, Mrs. Irene M, Fallls. Mr. Kirk has received an honorable discharge from tho nrmy, and will go lo Denver, Colorado, where they will make'their homo. • • «> PICKED UP 'ROUND TOWN, « • • • ••*«•«>•'«> • * C. • B. Hyson of Fowler, Colorado, is here on business. O. F. Wright and J. C. Petro spent yesterday in Wichita, Rev. H. W. Cole held services at Belpro Saturday night. Rudolph Frltsch of Taiupa was in town today on business, F. Dumont Smith is In Garden City today trying a mfirder case. A. B. Mollthan was a business caller from Pcabody today. Mrs. Klrkhuff of Nlckerson Is the guest of ber son, Wilbur Klrkhuff, and family. Mrs. L. R. Ralston is confined to her home on B east, on account of illness. Mrs. R. Patterson of North Maple street is visiting her brother and family in Ml. Hope. The Rotlu-y Club will have its regular semi-monthly meeting at the Elk's Club Thursday nighL Mrs. S. P. Nold was called to Kansas City last evening by tho serious illness of her sister. Miss Mildred Lyman and Miss Delores Swartzel of Darlow have enrolled as high school students. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Jarrett and Mr, and Mrs. Claude Hall of Nickerson spent yesterday'with friends here. Adrian Woodall, who Is located at Camp Funston, was hero yesterday on a short furlough calling on friends, A. C. Mitchell who was taken to the Methodist Hospital last night after a motorcycle accident, 1 B greatly improved today.- J. F. Grant drove throughfrom Texas In his car and is visiting his sister, Miss Mary Grant of First avenue east. Miss Mattio Kent came Saturday from lAwrence to take up her position as language teacher in the Senior high school. James Bright of Nlckerson and John SUnjjm returned last night from Kansas City where they have been for several days, Miss Bertha Conway of Mcpherson and Mrs. E. E. Earhart of Nes s City were among the out of town callers in the city Saturday. Carr W. Taylor has returned from a several days' business trip to Tribune and other polntB in the western pari of the state. , Mrs. Mattio Bagley o/ Stafford and Mrs. Hattie Ray and children of I^wis were among the out of town visitors here Salurduy. Miss Mao McLeod leaves today for Turon, whero Bhe will give a demonstration tomorrow at the York Auxiliary of the Red Cross, The condition of John Starkey Is reported to be rapidly improved today. Mr. Starkey was recently operated pn at the Methodist Hospital. Miss iiernico Pafford leaves this week for Stafford where she will resume her work as instructor In music and drawing in the city\schools, Mrs. Chas. Smith uf South Hutchinson has returned home trom Port- lam!, Oregon, whero she has been visiting with Iter brother, A. Pearson, . Miss Helen Jackson and Miss Mario Jackson of SylYia, Mrs. Scott, Shuier /Hto N«U ftwler, Mr*. CZECH-SLOVAK FLAG. It is to Fly Over SL Louts City Hall on September 22. SL Louis, Mo., Sept. 9.—On Sep. tcmbtr 22 tho Czccho-Slovnk national ring will fly over the SL Louis city halt. Twenty thousand Czechoslovaks live in SL Louis and they will eclobrate the recognition by this country of tho Czecho-Slovaks as a co-bolllgorcnt nation with tho Allies. A committee has already sent a telegram of thanks to President Wilson. Mayor Kiel has given his permission for the flag to be raised over the city hall during a mass meeting on Sunday afternoon, September 22, Tho flag consists of three horizontal stripes, red at the top, white in the mlddlo and blue at tho bottom, with four blue stars, arranged in diamond shape, on the white stripe. The four star); represent the four Czechoslovak states, Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia and Slovenia. AN ELEVATOR WOMAN. First t National Bank Has Woman Employee Also. Today was the first time a woman has been employed to run the elevator at the First National Bank building and she began her work this •morning. Mrs. I-ouls D. White, whoso husband Is mess sergeant for Company E, now somewhere over in France, has been secured to take the placo of Leo Coltrnne, who quit to enter high school. MRS. EDNA P. COLGIN DIES. Funeral Tomorrow From the Johnson Parlors—Burial in Eastslde. Mrs. Edna Colgin who has been living with her mother Mrs. A. P. Snyder at 1214 Fifth east, died yesterday at her home. She is twenty years old, nnd leaves a son, two years old. The funeral will bo held tomorrow at 3:30 o'clock from tho Johnson Funeral Parlors, and burial will bo made In the Eastsido Cemetery. NEED CLOTHING. Charity Board Have Sent UrgeM Call for Help. • The Associated Charity Board have sent a call for clothing, which will bo used for large families and in case ' of sickness, when the man Is not able to work. The Board realizes that this is a hard time to call for clothing, but it is seriously needed, and the call IS very urgent. Anyone having any clothing, pleaso call Mrs. J. II. Schooley at 3206 or Mrs. W. B. Shawhan, at 1540, and tho wagon will call for tho bundle, GERMAN EMPRESS v IS REPORTED ILI^ JSmprcsB of (ieruiauy. Word from Germany stales that the kaiser has been forced to neglect his military matters to remain at the bedside of tho kalserin, who is dangerously ill. » FRENCH IN BELGIAN ARMY;. Do all the work you should do and you won't have any idle time.—-Atchison qjobe.v Moat of the letters father'get* are dung,—Alehjien Globe. French Royalists Not Given Commls- .sion Unless They Start as Privates, ... Paris (via London).—Two princes of ihe Bourbon family aro officers in tho Belgian army because royallstB are not given commissions with the French unless' they start as privates and work up. They had had military education and were at once commissioned by Uie Belgians. They have, been fighting for several years. i Antl-royollst sentiment Is still fresh in Franco, probably because old family and Boclety elements have openly avowed a preference for a titled aristocracy.

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