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THE BOOK TABLE (Continued) game, Mr. Haughton has made a notable contribution towards restoring a proper balance between football and the public. We agree with him that the sport is distinctly worth while; and we should like to see it remain so.

TRAVEL AND DESCRIPTION GARDEN COLOR. By Mrs. C. W. Earle and Others. Illustrated by Margaret Warfield. E. P. Dutton & Co., New York. $6. This beautiful book was first published some fifteen years ago and thoroughly deserves republication. The four chapters not only furnish information for lovers of carefully planned gardens but show affectionate interest and love for the flower world. The color sketches by Margaret Warfield are charming; especially is this true of those which set forth the brilliant and rich colors of the autumn garden.



ALICE MORSE EARLE BOOKS (THE). Macmillan Company, New York. $2.50 each. We are glad to note the republication in uniform edition of the readable and curiously interesting volumes by Alice Morse Earle and to know that there is evidently a steady demand among readers for them. The list includes "Old Time Gardens," "Home Life in Colonial Days," "Child Life in Colonial Days," "Sun Dials and Roses of Yesterday," and "Curious Punishments of Bygone Days," and we believe that what is to many the most entertaining of the whole series, namely, "Stage Coach and Tavern Days," has been, or will be, included in the set. Mrs. Earle has remarkable zest and skill in collecting queer or romantic material about such subjects as those indicated by the titles. She is fortunate enough also to have her books adequately and pleasantly illustrated.



By Edward

Edson Lee. D. Appleton & Co., New York.

Anthony. Illustrated. The Penn Publishing
Company, Philadelphia. $1.50.
BEAUTIFUL JOE. By Marshall Saunders.
Illustrated. The Judson Press, Philadelphia.

STORIES. By John Eyton. Illustrated.
Longmans, Green & Co., New York. $2.
DRIVER (THE). By Garet Garrett.
Dutton & Co., New York. $2.

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ICHARD BARRY is a newspaper man

who was war correspondent for "Collier's Weekly," "Century Magazine," and "Westminster Gazette" during the Russo-Japanese War, and correspondent with the Atlantic Fleet in the cruise around the world in 1908. He has been in newspaper work in Milwaukee, New York, and California, and is at present on the staff of the New York "Times" Sunday Magazine. He has numerous books to his credit, among them "The Fruit of the Desert," "Petroleum Prince," and "The Bauble."

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LIZA RUHAMAH SCIDMORE and CHARLES HODGES undertake the task of discussing the situation in Tsingtau. Miss Scidmore is a much-traveled lady, with an eye that sees keenly and a pen that writes vividly. She is the foreign secretary of the National Geographic Society and the author of several books. Mr. Hodges was out in the Far East during the latter part of the Great War, making an investigation of the political and business conditions underlying world politics. In the course of this work he examined the circumstances surrounding the Japanese occupation of Shantung. discussing the situation with Chinese, foreign, and Japanese residents along the railway and in the leasehold of Tsingtau. Part of this work was of a semi-official character for the United States Government.


ESLIE NELSON JENNINGS is a poet who has just moved from California to New York. Some of his poems have previously appeared in The Outlook.

EDWARD CORSI, the educational direc

tor of the Haarlem Community House, contributes an article on the leader of the Fascisti, Benito Mussolini, with whom he is personally acquainted. Mr. Corsi has just returned from a three months' study of political conditions in Italy, where he was special correspondent for "La Follia," the leading Italian



TE live in the age of the machine. Practically every article that the hand touches or the eye rests upon is the product of a machine. Our food, our clothing, and the materials from which our homes are built are all put into consumable form by machinery. And now we are employing machines to run our business offices for us-human fingers and brains are being replaced by metal keys and whirling wheels and levers.

Picture the counting-room of Charles Dickens's day, with its ancient grayhaired bookkeeper, perched on a high stool, laboriously making entries in a huge dog-eared ledger with a quill pen. Picture him again adding up long columns of figures over and over to arrive finally at the correct result. Once again, picture the junior apprentice busily transcribing copies of the office correspondence into an antiquated letterpress which gradually grew fat and unwieldy with old age. The efficient office manager of to-day smiles at these visions of a bygone business age and asks how anything was ever accomplished under such conditions. Modern business demands speed and accuracy. The development of business machines has not only met, but has anticipated, these demands and has completely revolutionized accounting and office management.

The recent Business Show held in New York City offered a most interesting demonstration of these new methods. The casual visitor at this show was visibly impressed with the magic of modern business and the speed and accuracy with which the old laborious tasks are now performed. The invention of the typewriter was acclaimed as a tremendous step forward in the handling of correspondence and business records. But we now have machines that are a whole bookkeeping staff in themselves. The latest accounting machines now manufactured by the leading typewriter companies actually perform all kinds of bookkeeping operations. They make the necessary entries and by the necessary addition and subtraction which they perform the books can be kept in proper balance at all times with the least possibility of error. The latest calculating machines not only add and subtract, but can also be used for the purpose of multiplication and division with a little practice. Thus the fallibility of the human brain in calculation is supplanted by the infallibility of the machine.

The portable style of typewriter has become very popular because of the convenience with which it can be carried from place to place. It is widely used by writers and newspaper men as well as business men who travel and who can thus carry their typewriter with them.

In offices where letters are mailed in large quantity speed in addressing is desirable. To meet this requirement an automatic feeder has been devised which


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W. L. Douglas shoes are actually demanded year after year by more people than any other shoe in the world

BECAUSE W. L. Douglas has been making surpassingly good shoes for forty-six years. This experience of nearly half a century in making shoes suitable for Men and Women in all walks of life should mean something to you when you need shoes and are looking for the best shoe values for your money. W. L. DOUGLAS shoes in style, quality, material and workmanship are better than ever before; only by examining them can you appreciate their superior qualities.

No Matter Where You Live shoe dealers can supply you with W. L. Douglas shoes. If not convenient to call at one of our 110 stores in the large cities, ask your shoe dealer for W.L.Douglas shoes. Protection against unreasonable profits is guaranteed by the name and price stamped on the sole of every pair before the shoes leave the factory. Refuse substitutes. The prices are the same everywhere. If not for sale in your vicinity, write for catalog. TO MERCHANTS: If no dealer in your town handles W. L. Douglas shoes, write today for exclusive rights to handle this quick selling, quick turn-over line.


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fast as the actual addresses can be written. When the letters are ready for mailing, we have the latest folding and mailing machines ready to do their part of the job. The folding machine, as the name indicates, folds the letters or circulars to the proper size to fit the envelopes at a very rapid rate. They are then fed into the mailing machine, which seals the envelopes and affixes the stamps.

Where a Government mailing permit is used, the proper permit is stamped on the envelope and the number of envelopes thus stamped is recorded on an automatic register. The register is then removed from the machine and taken to the post office after an allotted number of letters have been stamped, where the proper record for mailing is checked against the daily mailing statements.

In connection with the preparation of circulars of all kinds, we might mention the various duplicating and printing machines which print and fold circulars of all the usual sizes and are in effect small printing plants in themselves. The latest machines of this type can even handle color printing with very effective results. The use of addressing machines with properly kept stencils expedites the addressing operation and is the best method of keeping a thoroughly up-to-date mailing list.

The use of cash registers in retail stores is now too familiar to require particular comment. They offer the very best possible means for the retailer to keep an accurate check on his daily sales and on his cash. The cash register has a wide variety of uses in proper re


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Tours and Travel

Educational Tours to EUROPE Summer 1923. Organizer of small party will be given free trip to Europe. Edu

cational Tours, 160 E. College St., Oberlin, O.

WE car make your travel EASY
include Rome, Switzerland, Netherlands,
France and British Isles. Sailing June 27.
Twelfth Season.

on the steamer for those enrolling early.
ATE PRICE. Write for an Illustrated
Itinerary to

WORTHWHILE TOURS 17 Aldworth St., Boston 30, Mass.

FREE TRIP TO EUROPE will be given an organizer of a small party. Pstablished 1900. BABCOCK'S TOURS, 13 Halsey St., Brooklyn.


and Mediterranean Lands

Nile Cruise to Second Cataract in private steamer. Long Tour sails January 6 by ADRIATIC. Also

Later sailings and shorter tours.

Write for information to

BUREAU OF UNIVERSITY TRAVEL 15 Boyd Street, Newton, Mass. Winter Tour to the Mediterranean Small private party with experienced leader. January to April. Egypt, Algiers, Tunis, Spain and France. HELE G. SMITH, care Brown Bros. & Co., . Wall St., New York.

GYPT, GREECE, and PALESFebruary. Also IDEAL SUMMER TOUR of EUROPE. RESER European Tours, 171 S. Oxford St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

ETIKE, Small private party sailing in

Egypt, Palestine

Large steamers throughout. Small groups, personally conducted.

Sailings Jan. 17, $2125-Feb. 10, $1870-
Feb. 24, $1335.

Limited parties enrolling now.

TEMPLE TOURS 65-A Franklin St.

Boston, Mass.

AWinter Tour Sailing Jan. 6,

1923 Egypt and the Holy Land; optional extension Around the World, or tour through Europe. Miss KATHERINE A. PANTLIND 110 Morningside Drive, New York City.

Hotels and Resorts


The Ideal Winter Resort PRINCESS HOTEL


Directly on the Harbor. Accommodates 400. Open Dec. 15 to May 1. Grill room. Tiled swimming pool, golf, tennis, yachting, sea bathing, etc. Direction of L. A. TWOROGER CO. Reached by Steamers Furness Bermuda Line and Royal Mail Steam Packet Co.


San Ysidro Ranch

Furnished bungalows of various sizes; situated on the foothills among the orange groves, overlooking the sea. Central diningroom, electric lights, hot and cold water. Good tennis court. Six miles from Santa Barbara, two miles from ocean. Booklet. Address MANAGER, San Ysidro Ranch, Santa Barbara,


ock Ridge Hall, Wellesley Hills, bedrooms. Pleasant forest walks and country drives. Our table a specialty. $15-$25 a week. NEW YORK CITY

Rock location.' Running water in

Hotel Hargrave

West 72d St., through

to 71st St., New York
300 rooms, each with bath. Absolutely
fireproof. One block to 72d St. en-
trance of Central Park. Comfort and
refinement combined with moderate
rates. Send for illustrated booklet J.

HOTEL JUDSON 53 Washington Square adjoining Judson Memorial Church. Itooms with and without bath. Rates $3.50 per day, including meals. Special rates for two weeks or more. Location very central. Convenient to all elevated and street car lines.




Real Estate


FOR SALE or RENT Comboathouse, sleeping-porches (3-room cottage

pletely furnished modern 8-room house, garage, dock,

for help, now rented), 2% acres, 112 ft. frontage on Indian River. Will sell about half cost, rent $600 season. BLAIR, Cocoa, Fla., Box M.

FURNISHED HOME nine rooms, on shore

Lake Kersey. Other buildings, 300 large bearing orange and grapefruit trees; one mile to beautiful town San Antonio; college for boys, academy for girls; on hard road to Tampa. Bargain for quick sale. A. B. ROGERS, San Antonio, Florida.

BOARD AND ROOMS GENTLEMAN seeks home in private family. 3,062, Outlook.


SAFE 8% FIRST MORTGAGE INCOME CERTIFICATES additionally secured, tax exempted, quarterly payments. Permanent or reconvertible. Ask circulars. Home Building & Loan Co., Jacksonville, Fla.


CHRISTMAS stocking boxes. Send $1.00 for ten toys for your child's stocking. Santa Claus Wonder Balls of ten miniature toys, $1.25. The Two styles-boys and girls. Kindermart, 1613 Linden Ave., Baltimore, Md. WHIFF from the Maine woods. Creton covered real fir balsam pillow, size 12" x 16", $1 by parcel post. Also handsome long-haired Angora kittens. Mrs. Wallace Weston, Madison, Me.


SECRETARIES and social workers, dietitians, cafeteria managers, governesses, inatrons, housekeepers, superintendents. Miss Richarda, Providence, R. I. Box 5 East Side. Boston Office, Trinity Court, Fridays, 11 to 1. Address Providence.

WANTED-Competent teachers for public and private schocis. Calls coming every day. Send for circulars. Albany Teachers' Agency, Albany, N. Y.


COPLEY CRAFT HAND-COLORED CHRISTMAS CARDS will be sent on ten days' approval. The Line is best known for its distinctive verses. Jessie A. McNicol, 18 Huntington Ave., Boston, Mass.

UNIQUE Christmas cards, ten and fifteen cents. Anna Wildman, The Clinton, Philadelphia.


UNUSUALLY desirable stationery for any type of correspondence. 200 sheets high

Sunshine and the pines, good enote paper and 100 envelopes, printed

fellowship, true sport. CAROLINA HOTEL Now Open

Holly Inn and Berkshire

Open early in January


January 17-June 29 Harmonizes travel and study. Rome, Florence, Paris, London, Edinburgh. References required. Price includes travel, chaperonage, instruction in language, literature, art, music and history. Write for prospectus,to Miss HELEN UFFORD, Director, Park Avenue Hotel, cor. Park Ave. and 32d St., New York City, or to Mr. L. V. ARNOLD, Sey and Treas., 350 Madison Ave., Suite 1306, New York City. THE beauty, fascination, and mystery of the Orient lures visitors from all over the world to


The quaintest and most interesting of all countries. Come while the old age customs prevail. Write, mentioning "Outlook" to JAPAN HOTEL ASSOCIATION Care Traffic Dept. IMPERIAL GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS TOKYO

for full information Rates for a single room without bath and with 3 meals, $5-6 in cities and popular resorts, $4-5 in the country

Europe Summer 1923 Superb Routes.

Experienced leadership. Limited number. For details write Robert H. Browning, 117 Elm St., Oberlin, O.

Property Wanted

Weather for November and Decemberlike late Fall in New England For Reservations or Information address: General Office, PINEHURST, North Carolina


Towanda, Pa., Woodleigh. Winter accommodations. Positively well heated. Steam, electricity, bathrooms, sun pariors, open wood fires, good cooking, abundance of cream, good milk, fresh eggs, vegetables, fruits. Booklet. Moderate terins. Address Miss ELIZABETH LAMB.


and COTTAGES Summerville, S. C. 22 miles from Historical Charleston Open January 1st

Special January Tournaments The most delightful month for golfers. No snow-only sunshine and flowers. Superb 18hole golf course. Tennis, saddle and carriage horses. Cuisine and service on par with the best metropolitan hotels. Quail, Wild-Turkey, Fox and Deer hunting.

W. A. SENNA, Manager
Address until Dec. 15-Plymouth Inn,
Northampton, Mass.

Health Resorts

anted to Rent Cabin or camp, not VAN VALEN SANATORIUM

isolated, for man

ister; man alcoholic.

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Pavabo Therapentic Treatment. Booklet.

with your name and address Samples on request. You can buy cheaper stationery, but do you want to? Lewis, 284 Second Ave., Troy, N. Y.

OLD Hampshire bond; 100 sheets (64x7) and 75 envelopes, printed, $2 delivered. Franklin Printery, Warner, N. H.

150 letter sheets and 100 envelopes, $1. Samples on request. Burnett Print Shop, Box 145, Ashland, O.


Business Situations HOTELS NEED TRAINED MEN AND WOMEN. Nation-wide demand for highsalaried men and women. Past experience unnecessary. We train you by mail and put you in touch with big opportunities. Big pay, fine living, interesting work, quick advancement, permanent. Write for free book, YOUR BIG OPPORTUNITY." Lewis Hotel Training Schools, Room 5842, Washington, D. C.

Companions and Domestic Helpers WANTED-Refined and cultured young woman to act as mother's helper and assist in care and training of four small children. Ridgewood, N. J. 3,018, Outlook.

WANTED, at once, in high-class girls' boarding-school, lady of refinement to fill the position of housemother. Preferably one

with some training in osteopathy. Must be

qualified to care for the health and welfare of sixty girls. Salary $80 per month and home. School year October to June. Connecticut. 3,037, Outlook.

WANTED-A middle-aged woman to assist in management of private home in Pittsburgh. 3,041, Outlook.

WORKING-housekeeper, family of five. All conveniences, pleasant room. Man to do heavy work. Good cooking necessary. 3,044, Outlook.

WANTED-Educated, unmarried young woman, not nurse or matron, to entertain and shop for women patients at private hospital for mild mental and nervous diseases. State age, education, experience, and references. Wages fifty dollars monthly and maintenance. 3,063, Outlook.

Teachers and Governesses TWO young women, perfect health. One as

governess two children aged four and five.

other as nurse two children six months and two years. Country home, suburbs. Address P. O. Box 822, Reading, Pa.

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Teachers and Governesses WANTED, as councilor in a girls' camp, woman of wide and successful experience with girls, preferably in camp work. To the right person an opportunity of acquiring an interest in well-established and successful camp may be offered later. Replies must give full details of qualifications, training, an experience. 3,060, Outlook.

WANTED-Governess in country home. Protestant, experienced elementary grade teacher, French speaking, music and physical training. 3,056, Outlook.


Professional Situations TRAINED nurse wishes position as com panion. Willing to travel. 3,046, Outlook. EXPERIENCED nurse, pleasing personality. Protestant, desires position as nurse, companion, or chaperon girls. Best references. 3,022, Outlook.

Business Situations

YOUNG man with a wide and varied experience in child welfare work, recently superintendent of an orphanage, desires executive or sub-executive position. Conversant in

French, Italian, and German. Capable grade s hool teacher. Best of references. 3,198, Outlook.

EXPERIENCED librarian wants temporary work; not necessarily in a library, but where library training counts. 3,039, Outlook. SECRETARY-Young lady with excellent references desires social or business position. Preferably part time. Address Apartment 206, 47 Union St., Montclair, N. J. Phone Montclair 7296.

Companions and Domestic Helpers PRACTICAL, English infant nurse, long experienced, desires position in vicinity of Paterson, N. J. Excellent references. 3,002, Outlook.

COMPANION or teaching governess, Protestant. Excellent advantages. Experienced. Best references. Miss Moyer, Grassy Creek. N. C.

REFINED woman desires position, gentleman's home, managing or companion hous keeper; good reader, sewer, shopper. Experienced. 3,104, Outlook.

LADY (English), graduate nurse, desires position of responsibility. Companion, seeretary, housekeeper, or care of home and children. Experienced. References. 3,040, Outlook.

POSITION as companion to lady going South by refined middle-aged woman. Personal care if not invalid. Mrs. Edna Keyser, Smithboro, N. Y.

REFINED middle-aged widow, managing housekeeper or companion. Would travel. 3,045, Outlook.

WOMAN who has had training in institutional management and several years' expe rience as manager of college diuing room and as housekeeper in boys' school would like position in school or institution in New England. 3,050, Outlook.

ATTENDANT and personal maid-Lady of refinement would like position as personal attendant. Beauty culture graduate Unencumbered; willing to travel. Address Mrs. V. I. Steves, 271 St. James Pl., Brooklyn, N. Y. INTELLIGENT, responsible woman wishes to go Florida. Any capacity. 3,051, Outlook. COMPANION to lady, by intelligent, refined, cultured woman. Middle aged; Protestant. 3,055, Outlook.

COMPANION, highly recommended, desires position. State salary. 3,054, Outlook

LADY accustomed to reading aloud desires engagement by the hour to read to invahd or blind person. References furnished and required. 3,058, Outlook.

Teachers and Governesses POSITION wanted where co-operation in care and training of children is needed. Kindergarten and primary home experience. 3,047, Outlook.

TEACHING governess-companion desires position January 1. Specialty, music. References. 3,048, Outlook.

TUTOR (English, wife American) receive one or two boys for very special care into their home. Limit five. Highest references bear strictest investigation. English. French, Latin, mathematics, etc. Fine gymnasium. Outdoor sports. Happy home atmosphere. 3,052, Outlook.

GOVERNESS-teacher, good linguist : backward children thoroughly trained. State salary. 3,053, Outlook.

FRENCH lady teacher desires position. Excellent references. 3,059, Outlook.

EXPERIENCED EXECUTIVE and teacher, university graduate, desires public school or college position. Now in business. Best references. 3,061, Outlook.


TO young women desiring training in the care of obstetrical patients a very thorough nurses' aid course of six months is offered by the Lying-In Hospital, 307 Second Ave., New York. Monthly allowance and full mainte nance is furnished. For further information address Directress of Nurses.

MISS Guthman, New York shopper, will shop for you. services free. No sampisa. References. 309 West 99th St.

BOYS wanted. 500 boys wanted to sell The Outlook each week. No investment necessary, Write for selling plan, Carrier Department. The Outlook Company, 381 Fourth Ave, New York City.

WANTED-Defective people to Address W., Pawling, N. Y.


Putting a High-Power
Publicity Machine
To Work for You


T may never have occurred to you that the publicity machinery of The Outlook can perform valuable personal services for you.


For only ten cents a word you can advertise your wants in the Classified Department of The Outlook. The favorable results may surprise you as they have surprised many other users of this effective service.

We recently published an announcement headed "Have you a Rare Book, a Carved Chest, or a Personal Talent to Sell?" and that announcement led many of our subscribers to use the Department of Classified Advertising for the first time.

Another announcement entitled "Inquiries at 7 Cents Each" led many others to the door of opportunity.

The present announcement will lead still others to profit by the machinery of this department.

WHAT HAVE YOU TO SELL? Other advertisements urge you to buy. But this one invites you to sell.

Those of you who have read The Outlook regularly for years without having made use of this classified advertising service have overlooked a practical opportunity of unusual possibilities.

If you are in need of a household helper, companion, nurse, governess, teacher, or business or professional assistant, you will probably find that a small advertisement in this department will bring prompt and gratifying results.

The steady growth of this department bears witness to its ability to get results.

Decide now what you need or what you want to sell, and then send us your advertisement before you forget about it.

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Time recorders are used for making proper time studies in manufacturing operations. The starting time, stopping time, and actual elapsed time of an operation is thus checked for detailed study. The use of the ordinary time clock is familiar to every one. Time records are employed for many purposes, particularly in checking clerical and factory time work. Recording door locks are made which show the day, hour, and minute a door is opened or locked. Time machines can control all factory costs in the process of manufacturing.

We might describe many other new


How to earn

$25 Radio Set

in spare time


All you have to do to earn a complete Aeriola, Jr. Radio Receiving Set is to secure 25 yearly sub

methods for simplifying and rendering scriptions to The Outlook.

more efficient the work of the business office. Manufacturers of office appliances have also developed the "service idea" to a high degree. They maintain staffs of experts who are prepared to study the equipment needs of a business and to then specify the particular machine in their line which will best accomplish the desired work. An investigation of present developments in business equipment will frequently result in tremendous savings in time, labor, and general all-round efficiency.



HE OUTLOOK wants to receive cartoons from its readers, clipped from their favorite newspapers. Each cartoon should have the sender's name and address together with the name and date of the newspaper from which it is taken pinned or pasted to its back. We pay one dollar ($1) for each cartoon which we find available for reproduction. Some readers in the past have lost the dollar bills to which they were entitled because they have failed to give the information which we require.

The Outlook can also use good amateur photographs of interesting and timely scenes or events. We pay $3 for each one accepted, if suitable for a half page or smaller; $5 if selected for fullpage reproduction. We especially want snapshots made by the person submitting the photographs. Postage should be inclosed for return of photographs if not available for our use.

Address The Outlook Company, 381 Fourth Avenue. New York.

You will receive cash pay

ment for each subscription that you obtain, even though the number may be less than 25, and the radio set, manufactured by Westinghouse, will be sent to you promptly with our compliments carriage prepaid, without any cost to you, as soon as the entire 25 subscriptions have been secured. full Write to-day for instructions, subscription blanks, and complete description of the radio set.

381 Fourth Avenue,
New York City

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Sure Rupture

Brooks Appliance, the modern
scientific invention which gives
rupture sufferers immediate relief.
It has no obnoxious springs or pads.
Automatic Air Cushions bind and
draw together the broken parts.
No salves or plasters. Durable.
Cheap. Sent on trial to prove its worth. Never on
sale in stores, as every Appliance is made to order,
the proper size and shape of air Cushion depending
on the nature of each case. Beware of imitatious.
Look for trade-mark bearing portrait and signature
of C. E. Brooks which appears on every Appliance.
None other genuine. Full information and booklet
sent free in plain, sealed envelope.

BROOKS APPLIANCE CO., 471J State St., Marshall, Mich.




'N the "Stag Cook Book," which is described as "a man's cook book for men," several well-known personages tell how to cook their favorite dishes. President Harding, it seems, likes waffles better than almost anything else; Secretary Hughes says, "My favorite dish is corn bread and honey," and gives a recipe for the first-named delicacy; Charlie Chaplin likes steak and kidney pie and knows how it should be made; Dr. Frank Crane tells how to cook round steak so it will be as tender as fried chicken; Stewart Edward White confesses that a camp dish called "Mulligan" is exactly to his taste; Chick Evans likes tomato soup best if you cook it his way; Charles W. Eliot has a "favorite menu" consisting of clam soup, corned beef hash, and baked Indian pudding; Basil King likes lobster à la king (or King), but adds this curiously archaic note: "Unless brandy or sherry can be added it is useless to attempt this dish."

William J. Bryan contributes to the above list of recipes one for French-fried onions, saying that he has introduced the dish on dining cars and into many private homes; Will Irwin likes ham and eggs, and in his recipe says, "Cook the ham until it is cooked enough;" W. T. Benda tells of a Polish soup called "Barshck with Ushka;" Walter Prichard Eaton won't tell about his favorite dish because it is a family secret, but gives a recipe for mince pie; Montague Glass prefers bouillabaisse to anything else in the eating line, and takes two pages to tell how it should be made; Charles P. Steinmetz admits that he has never before been consulted about gastronomical matters, but says he likes meat loaf best and gives careful directions for making it; Judge Lindsey likes bran muffins and Otis Skinner "Artichokes, Mister Antonio" style, which he says enables you to "understand why an artichoke need not taste as flat as boiled hay.”

Here is a variation on an old theme, as worked up by the "Annapolis Log:" Peter Piper played a pot of poker, A pretty pot of poker Peter Piper picked.

But a piker with a poker picked on Peter Piper,

And pocketed the poker-pot that Peter Piper picked!

The Sanford, Florida, "Herald" is credited with an announcement that must have been cheerful reading to the local undertaker at least. It is headed, "Looking Forward to a Pleasant Time Being Had by All:" " & Son have

a new hearse and as far as hearses go it is a beauty, being finished in the very latest design of burnished silver called 'molten silver.' . . . & Son are well equipped to take care of all the funerals OF BRAINS in this section of the country having two fine funeral cars with the prospects of the old car being turned into an ambulance. Like everything else on wheels


-MADE AT KEY WEST hearses with the horses and other

equipment have given way to the new motorized funeral cars and if one must ride in this car it will certainly be satisfactory."

"Two years ago," a writer in the "National Geographic Magazine" says, "the little seaport of La Paz, in Lower California, had more dollars per wagon-load of population, perhaps, than any other town in the western part of the world." La Paz, it seems, is one of the most important pearling ports in the world, and the price of pearls had climbed high. "In the crown jewels of the Emperor of the dissolved Austria-Hungary," the writer goes on, "there was-and no doubt the pearl specialists know where it is to-day-a great black pearl. That gem was found in the careless hands of an Indian baby playing on the beach at La Paz."

Among the few things that were left undestroyed in or near Smyrna after the entry of the Turks were the remains of the great aqueduct of Alexander, so called. These majestic ruins really date from the Roman occupation, and the massive piers and great arches (a triple arcade, like those of the Pont du Gard in France) are said to have the characteristics of the best work of the Imperial epoch, Great buttresses added to strengthen the arches are believed to be by the engineers of Marcus Aurelius.

Signs of improving industrial conditions are seen in the numerous labor agencies on the Bowery in New York City. One of these has a placard in its window calling for "Coal miners-Hungarians, Liths, Russ, Poles, Slavs, Spaniards." The spelling out of the firstnamed nationality instead of using the familiar abbreviation "Huns" is doubtless due to war-time memories. "Liths" of course stands for Lithuanians.

Salvage remuneration to the owners, officers, and crew of a rescuing vessel, amounting to $25,000 in all, as awarded by a Canadian Admiralty Court, was apportioned as follows: Owners, $17,000; captain, $1,500; first officer, $700; second officer, $550; chief engineer, $800; second engineer, $500; wireless operator, $500; divided among members of the crew, $3,500. The case got into the courts because the owners of the rescued vessel thought just one-half of these amounts was proper compensation for the service rendered.

In the new Senate, to convene next year, there will be two physicians-Dr. Copeland, of New York, and Dr. Ball, of Delaware. Senator Shipstead, of Minnesota, is a dentist by profession. Two college presidents are included in the Senate's personnel-Fess, of Ohio, and Ladd, of North Dakota. Senator Norbeck, of South Dakota, is described as a "well-digger." "In matters of grave public policy," the New York "Evening Post" remarks dryly, "he should have no difficulty in getting down to the bottom of things."

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