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I $ spell 4~-r,*' Now long td ! On ~man ~posa o the ilium town. real~ * that m not Aated t Peb FDOLLAR MAKERS 1 [One Method | Of Advancing S_TOVE REPAIR | IS to Retreat II~ liP& ~ ~ ~ To Fit Furnaces, CLASSIFIED DEPARTMENT Order through your DEALR By GEORGE T. EAGER MrFZIqKN STOVE Jtff, P1R CO. 1880 Kava City. Nee. J~ vvvvv vwvwvvvvvvvwv~v~ Jtsk Me J[nother A General Quiz TONS of rock and dirt must be excavated before a dia- mond is found. It is just as un- usual to find among thousands of salesmen that rarity among those who sell--the man who believes in the selling power of ......................... ,understatement. thAe coffee salesman startled The retail grocers of a large 1. Where is Independence square? Red square? Union city by beginning his sales talk square? Trafalgar square? with the statement, "This is the see- 2. What is the difference be- tween parole and probation? 3. Can you name a country or continent that starts with "A" but does not end with an "a"? 4. Is it correct to say "Any- body can do as they please"? S. Was a President's child ever born in the White House? 6. What city in the United States is directly south of the North pole? 7. What is the estimated educa- tion of our population? 8. Where would you look for a fly leaf in a book? 9. How wide and high is the Vic- toria falls? The Answers 1. Philadelphia, Moscow, New York and London, respectively. ond best brand of coffee on the market." Grocers naturally asked, "Who makes the best brand of cof- fee?" to which the salesman would reply, "Each of my many competi- tors makes the best brand and they all will tell you so." Admit- tang having the second best brand evidently placed him in a position where he was without competition and his sales results proved it. A large baking company has suc- cessfully marketed a brand of bread in markets long held by established 2. Parole is a conditional re- competitors. The new bread was lease of a prisoner from jail; pro- well advertised in local newspapers. bation is a suspended sentence of But under instructions from a presS- one convicted but not sent to jail. dent who knew the power of under- 3. Afghanistan. selling, salesmen sold each grocer 4. No. "Anybody can do as he pleases" is correct. 5. Grocer Cleveland's daughter, Esther, whose birthday was Sep- tember 9, 1893, was the only Pres- ident's child born in White House. 6. All of them. 7. The median education of the country as a whole is completion of elementary school. Of the na- tion's adults, 3.32 per cent are col- lege graduateS; 15.1 per cent are high school graduates. 8. Immediately: inside the cover. 9. Victoria falls on the Zambezi river near Livingstone in Southern Rhodesia, is a mile wide and 350 feet high. On a clear day, its great clouds of spray are visible for 20 miles. Constipatio. Relief That Also Pepsin-izes Stomach When constipation brings on acid incH- sestion, bloating, dizzy spells, gas, coated tongue, sour taste, and bad breath, your stomach is probably loaded up with cea'- tain undigested food and your bowels don't move. Sd you need both Pepsin to help break up fast that rich undigested food "m. your stomach, and Laxative Senna to pull the trigger on those lazy bowels. So be Sure your laxative also contains Pepsin. Take Dr. Caldwell's Laxative, because its Syrup Pepsin helps you gain that won- derh~ stomach-relief, while the Laxative Senna moves your bowels. Tests prove the Power of Pepsm to dissolve those lumps of ~nndigested protein food which may linger your stomach, to cause belching, gastric ; it is acidity and nausea. This is how pepsin- lil ~, .iii~g your stomach helps relieve it of such distress. At the same time this medicine .wakes up lazy nerves and muscles inyour bowels to relieve your constipation. ~o see how much better you feel by taking the that stomach discomfort, too. Even fin- i cky children love to taste this pleammt family laxative. Buy Dr. Caldwdrs Lax- at/ve--Seana with Syrup Pepsin at your ~4~t todayl mu-_ Our Will It is our will that determines, not our intellect.---Edmund Waller. Lemon Juice Helps Relieve Rhe Ida heMa~Lv doctor8 recommend lemons .and re is a good, reliable way to reneve rheumatic lmin, no matter how scum or ~hronle. Simdply add the ~tiee of four aernons to a package of the R]~V P]R~e- ~old~TIOlq. which can eutl~ be -t~, your home. "Fhts econom/cal _ eatn~ent has helped hundreds Of ma~ Zerere in Chicago to banish rheumatic, ~eurl~ and muscular pain. This makes a full quart of splendid medi- ~. Costs only a few cents a day. l~tF~SCIllPTION Is luarante~L dZO~a~l~ and zecommended ~1~ ~udlng 350 ROOM8 htlm L IS ap~ acceptance $2.50 and up : "--The popularity of The LasJen In Wichita Is but oaa the factors which lSlulre you ~t a pleas- ant stay. "Famo~ forI/~ Food" maU race real one or two loaves less than the store's normal demand. Grocers were soon telling late aft~;rnoon customers, "rm sorry we are all sold out of that bread." It was not very long before storekeepers ae well as customers unconsciously thought of it as the fastest selling brand and therefore the best bread. Grocers unconscio,lsly recommend- ed it to customers and customers I soon began demanding it of grocers and its succea was assured. UP,TO.DATE 'REVOLUTION' THERE could be no more convincing way for the his- torian of the future to point out the high standards of living pre- vailing in this country than to contrast today's demands of those who want to overthrow our institutions with the demands of the revolutionists of other eras in the world's history. The French masses cried for breaa and failing to get it brought on the French revolution. But when a pres- ent day advocate of revolution in this country recently made a speech he said: "Why should the citizens-- at least 90 per cent of them--be imprisoned behind the cruel bars of want when within _ - i their grasp there ~~..W~-~r are plenty of ~t~" ~i shoes, of clothes, [~~ of motor cars, of [~~ refrigerators to ~,f/;~r' which they are ~k~~ entitled?" I From this point I of view it is the 1%..~ salesmen who sell ~~! modern conven- [~ V ~ ! iences who are our most important national asset for the prevention of revolutions. We have 7 per cent of the world's popu- lation and starting with a wilder- ness have created and own today more than half of the world's wealth. Intelligent salesmanship and mass production have distributed this wealth so widely that stringent im- migration laws are required, The new industries created and developed in this country in the past 50 years now give employment to I0,000,000 men and women. Each new industry, whether it be auto- mobiles, radio or rayon represents a new idea that has had to be first sold to the American people. It is significant that in this same period foreign countries, that have not de- veloped their newspapers and pub- lications as advertising vehicles for the dissemination of new ideas about things to buy, have not developed 8 single great new industry. If the United States has reached the poin~ when revolutionists must cry fox motor cars and refrigerators to He! attention, it wotild seem that we are weal on our way to prosperity. (BeU Syndicate~-WNU Ser~ce.) Chemist Devises Method For Hunting Submarines VINEYARD HAVEN, MASS.--.~ chemical process by which th~ course and position of submarine~ could be checked is being consid. ered by the war department, ac- cording to Dr. Max Trumper, Phila. delphia biochemist. He said that certain ~ses dis- charged by a submarine when fl rises to the surface to obtain fresh supplies of oxygen and recharge its batteries mingle with the water. A surface ship, by dropping certain chemicals which cause the water to change color on mixing with the gases could check the submarine'| positiov THE WESTERN STAR, COLDWATER, KANSAS PAGB II | l II II Ill II II I II l IlllI II { i --'--',MPROVE, ' " " I nOW...T peaSW.__ Ruth --_ HOUSEHOLD UNIFORM INTERNATIONAL 'UNDAY l ,}CHOOL Lesson v,, V.o. Wve roasts are improved by rubbing Dean of ThefM3ohideYagB:ble Institute them with powdered ginger, black (Released by Western Newspaper Union.) pepper and onion salt before cook- ing. Lesson for November 5 $ Fitting Candles.--A candle may be made to fit any candlestick ff dipped for a moment into very hot water. This will soften the wax and it can then be easily pushed in. Care of Lamp Shades.--Silk and parchment lamp shades should be dusted frequently with a soft brush or the vacuum cleaner. s s Cleaning the Coffee Pot.~To keep a coffee pot sweet and clean, put a tablespoon of bicarbonate of soda into it, fill it nearly full of water and let it boil for a little while. Then rinse very thorough- ly with warm water several times. This should he done once a week. . Lengthening Short Blankets.~If blankets have become too short by shrinkage or mending they can be lengthened by sewing at one end a strip of muslin 12 to 18 inches wide. This extra length will tuck in under the mattress at the foot and leave the woolen part on top of the bed. Blending Fruit Juiees.--Grape- fruit juice blends well with pine- apple and raspberries. This com- bination is good served as a cock- tail or partially frozen for dessert. l~Tnen Baking Apples.--Cut the skin around apples and they will not shrivel up when baking, When Baking Apple Pies.~To prevent the Juice in apple pies from boiling over during baking, mix the apples and sugar and let ~em stand covered for five min- utes, then drain off ~e juice from the apple slices. Shoes That Pineh.~If a patent shoe pinches any part of the foot, a rag well soaked in boiling wa- ter should be placed over the part. It this is done while the foot is in the shoe, the leather will soften to the shape of the foot. iN D I ST ,,iOON bls~ t~bl~ de~a't brl~ You tim f88t~ 8mi m~t eompl~ ~11~ l~m have ~~t~d send bott~ ~to w ~ set DOUBI~ ~o~q~ ~ACK. ~a.~ Bell-anJ tablet helpJ tho stomach dige~ zoos. ~ak~ the elaN| Jt~h fluid8 hSrl~eU ~md let41 ~rn~tthe mmrl~dng ~ ~m ~ For sick headache sud upmt0 eo ellen aueed b~ stomach fluids mak~g ~ t~l ~ aim st~ all m~--.JUffr oga DO~I ~ B~l-as mv~s s~ z~l~. ~ ~m~. Life a Pastime To maintain oneself on this earth is not a hardship but a pastime, if only one will live simply and wise- ly.~Thoreau. Do You Suffer from Nerves? not feeling well, was irri- table, didn't rest well at night, and wu so weak and tired all the while. Dr. Pie~ce's Favorite Pre- scr/ptlo~ increased my sp- I~:~ petite, helped to strem~th- ~'~ en me gad relieved me of that tired, weakmed cc~- dicks.'" Buy it in Hquld tables from 7our drut~ist t0day: .S~ how much esdm~" you fecl ~dtcr usms' Dangerous Game But war's a game, which, were their subjects wise, kings would not play at.---C~wper. i i i ,|, , Air Ceooled NewJy . 0,%.,. Rst~ $1.$0 and up Joe Helhman. Mgr. Delhs MERCHANTS I Your Advertising Dollar buys something more than space and circulation in the Columns o~ this news- paper. It buys space and cizculaUon plus the iavor- able consideration of our readers tot this newspaper and its advertising patrons. I II I WmT US TILL YOU MORE flOUT IT LesSOn subjects and Scripture texts ~- lected and copyrighted by International Council of Religious EdueaUon; used by Dern~desi~n. KIGH~OUSNESS IN THE KINGDOM LESSON TEXT~Matthew 6:11-20. ~.45; 8:1-4. GOLDEN TEXT~Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is per~ect.~Matthew S:48. "Righteousness in the kingdom," the title ~of our lesson, properly re- lates its teaching to the kingdom of the Messiah which is to come on the earth, and to the condition which shall then prevail. At the same time we agree with Dr. James M. Gray that "it would be wrong to press this too far and to say that the Sermon on the Mount has no application whatever to the Chris- tian church or the time in which we live, for God is the same through all dispensations and the underlying principles of Hie govern- ment never change." Certainly it is true that ff all of the men and all of the nations of the earth were on this Armistice Sunday true followers of Christ and ready to carry out the teachings of this lesson, there would no longer be any possibility of war. This means that the best peace propa- ganda is the sending of missionaries and teachers to all the earth to win men to Christ. Our lesson should be studied and taught with great care lest we con- fuse morality with Christianity and make it appear that men are |ustio fled before God by their good works rather than by their faith in Christ. I. Christ Fulfills the Law (5:17-20). The law of God is eternal, never to be abrogated, never set aside. Christ Himself, although we might prol~rly s~y.that He was in reality the Law-giver and thus had power and authority over the law, indicat- ed His purpose in coming to be that of giving the law its fhll meaning, not of destroying it. One could wish that those who profess to be His servants might have the same measure of regard for God's law. If they did, they obviously would not be so ready to ignore it, so quick to change it or explain it away, and far more ready to accept with their Master every "jot and tittle," that is, even the minutest detail of His Word. Recognizing Christ as the fulfill- ment of the law should prepare one to manifest obedience to every moral precept through His grace and by His strength. Certainly it should not lead anyone to lawless- ness or carelessness regarding de- tails of the daily walk. Fellowship with the Saviour should be revealed in consistent living (v. 20). H. Christ Explains the Law (5: 3845). Look at verses 21 to 37. The spirit of murder is anger (vv. 21, 22). A lustful look is adultery (vv. ~-30), and it is better to be blind than to be guilty of it. Divorce is linked very plainly with adultery (w. 31, 32). Swearing is forbidden (w. 33-37)~ Thus Christ strips out- ward conformity to the law of its apparent virtue and reveals that with God it is the spirit that gives meaning to the act. He goes on to make plain that God alone is wise enough to take vengeance, that we ought never to retaliate with evil for evil. Note that verse 39 probably refers to an insult rather than to physical vio- lence; that in verse 40 it is a ques- tion' of a difference of opinion in which the other man feels that he has a legal right to your coat; and that here, as in verses 41 and 42, it is not s matter of lett.'mg a wicked or scheming person defraud you of your rights or property, but rather of doing what is required of you in an ungrudging spirit and of being generous with others who are in need. In Christ we are to be like our heavenly Father and love our enemies (w. 43-45). m. Christ Illustrates the Law (6: 14). Possibly it would be more appro- priate for us to say that Christ here illustrates the right and the wrong way of fulfilling the law. How "very clear He ~aakes it that the one who, while ostensibly doing the will of God, actually is seeking the recog. nation and glory of men has received his full reward, for men have ap- plauded his act of generosity. The transaction is complete and God has nothing to do with it at all. On the other hand, the one who gives in the spirit of Christ, not wanting men to know of his faithful stewardship (v. 4), and in fact making no reck- oning of it himself (v. 3), may be certain that he has a heavenly Fa- ther who takes careful account of the loving deeds of His children and who will reward him, both in this world and in the world to come. Memories of Happy Days Why is it that the memory of some days in the past, unmarked by any striking event, always come to us like the breath of spring? It may be that on those days, in re- ward for some forgotten act, God drew us close to Him, and that we absorbed something of His eternal peace and happiness. Blue denim with red bands for a boy's bed. sJ~TURDY and masculine." AI- ~J so, "Red trimmings, please." That was the order for the bed- spread in the combination work- and-play room of a 10-year-old lad. Blue and tan predominated in the room. The clever mother made curtains for the rather large square window; using lunch cloths in these colors--one cloth making a pair of curtains. Blue denim with red gingham bands is suggested for the spread. The diagram may be used as a guide for cutting and making a spread of any 36-inch material for a bed of any width. The amount of material needed will be three times the full width of the fin- ished spread, plus two inches. Two II BathTrains ill / I l~o.~ Cash I ~ I Mouth Pdnts As most of the private houses in the towns of Transylvania have no baths, the Rumanian government now runs "bath trains" through this section. Equipped with tubs, hot water, soap and towels, they offer free bathing facilities. The Chinese army awards a ~ash bonus, instead of stripes, to its soldiers when they are injured, privates getting $10, officers $40 and generals $100 for every wound. Bank clerks, pay-roll carriers and night watchmen may now call :or help during a holdup, without mdangering their lives by an alarming move, through a new ra- :lio transmitter that they wear ~nder their shirts. Taking a deep breath closes the electric circuit which makes the set silently fash alarm signals to a central receiv- ing station. Positive identification of horses has been found practicable through photographs or gutta-percha molds of the roofs of their mouths, which are as distinctive and individual as human flngerprints.~Collier's. Jones-less Town PAHOKEE, FLA.- Keeping uP with the $oneses is no problem in this town cg 5,000 persons. There isn't a single Jones in the telephon~ directory, and, as far as anyone has been able to find out, there nev- er has been, seams covered by bands run straight across the width of the spread. The two lengthwise bands may'be close together or far aleut according to the width of the b~L The corners at the foot are cutvut as shown. The edges are the~ pressed to the right side and bands stitched over them. NOTE: Readers who are now using Sewing Books No. 1, 2 and 3 will be happy to learn that No. is ready for mailing; as well as the 10 cent editions of No. 1, 2 3. Mrs. Spears has just made quilt block patterns for three de- signs selected from her favorite Early American quilts. You may - have these patterns FREE with your order for four books. Pries of books--10 cents each post~*: ~ ~ Set of three quilt block patterns without books~10 cents. Send or- ders to Mrs. Spears, Drawer 10, Bedford Hills, New York. Quiet Times Our quietest times are our growing times.~Anon. CLOTHESPIN NOSE LUDEN'S Menthol Cough Drop~ &tways Heqm "Is your wife happy in her new home?" one asked the man who bad Just purchased a trailer. "Yes," he replied, '~but s~nae- times she says she wishes I'd be a little particular about the roads l thoose at night."--Portland i}ress. Lumbermen Utilize All 'Waste' Products Making something out of nothing comes within shooting distance of describing what lumbermen and theJr asSent/tic staffs are doing to- ward utilizing the waste products of logging and sawmills. The national forest serv/ee hag es- t/mated that "only 25 per cent of our present producing forest is saw timber"; that is to say, only s quar- ter of what is left of the great for- est~ that once covered so large a part of the country is capable of being sewed into merchantable lum- ber. Official statistics show that the forest land of the United States com- prises 495,000.000 acres, of which 39 per cent are located in the South and 26 per cent in the West. But for use in the production of merchanta- ble lumber the western eras con- teins "/9 per cent of the total saw timber and nine-tenths of the old growth of the remaining forest~. In short, the figures show that the great remaining re~erve~ of~saw Umber in the country is the western area. The lumber industry of the we~ and northwest has been p~rticular- ly active in carrying on scientific reseerch to discover ways and means to utilize the logging and sawmill wastes as raw products for industrial purposes. And, according to Dr. H. K. Benson, head of the department of chemical engineer. in~, University of Washington, some very interesting products have re- silted in transforming forest wood, logging waste and sawmill waste into commodities. "The processing of wood into man. ufactured products to take the place lumber," he explains, "may e~ slat e~ heating the finely divided wood with high pressure steam and suddenly releasing and exploding the wood into small resultant fibers which in turn may be compressed into boards of various deffrees density and uses." One of the new waste products described by Dr. Bens~ trans/orms shredded sawmRi waste into what is known u "artificlal stone/" Another process takes sawdust and with suib- able machinery compresses it into the semblance of a log ebout six inches in diameter. Its Imurface hi waterproofed and certain ehel~leal8 are added and this product has be- come popular for fireplaces and open-grate heaters. The ehemlcais impart various colors to the flames as the log continues to burn. The same process may be aRplled to boards, The darker types are made from sawdust eomprused at high pressure and temperatt~e so ~haL : pert/el; decompoelt/en takes place, resulting in an artificial ma- hogany. In northern Califomde a lew-grade board containing resinous material t8 changed into a high-grade board by subjecting it to a method by wh/ch the resin is removed by a vapor solvent process. In a Wash- Ington mill low grade $18 lumber Is changed into high-grade $32 lum- ber by punching out the knot~, which make it low grade, and filling the knotholes with shred.in cotmt~r- parts. This job is done so efficien~v that it is practically Impossible tO see where the new pieces have been inserted.