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RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA. CHIEF
(Copy for This Department Supplied Wf
the Amerlcnn Legion New Service.)
LEGION'S GENUINE 'CAVE MAN'
Parleo Gross, Buckeye Soldier, Spe
cializes on Underground Explora
tlon Says "It's the Life."
Remarkably few newly married con
pics ever think of settling down In a
little cave In tlio
And yet I'nrloo C.
Gross of Mc
Comb, O., says
tlint enves iro
much w n r m e r
They are nlse
who Is n mnga
zlno writer con
nected with the
See-Amerlca-Mrst movement, returned
to McConib from nn exploration of
the celebrated Ha Ha Tonka region
In the Ozarks, he didn't understand
why his American Legion post hadn't
picked out n nice ripe cave for Its
quarters. lie said cave life was the
only life. He has become not only n
cave admirer, but a cave connoisseur
as well, and In appreciation of his ex
ploration achievements, ofllclals have
named an interesting geological for
nation which ho discovered "Gross's
The American Legion at McComb Is
proud of Its genuine "cave man" par
ticularly proud of the fact that he has
been selected as one of the members
of n party to penetrate tho unknown
regions of Wyandotte Cave of Indi
ana and the Great Onyx Cave of Kentucky-
DENVER LEGION BOOSTS HER
Miss Edith Adams, Beautiful Actress,
as Genuine as the Centennial
State's Mountains. s
Members of the American Legion In
Denver testify that all the cx-soldler
talent this Ride of
the llockles does
not compare with
a good - looking
glrJ, when it
comes to putting
ou a show. They
coming to this
conic few years
discovered the se
cret several sum
mers ago by reading old Egyptian
and Syrian manuscripts.
Legionnaires In Denver didn't breathe
any of this to Miss Edith Adams when
they asked her to Join their show, be
cause, after nil, they don't Uko to nd
inlt It except In plenary session, with
newspaper men excluded. But tho ru
mor Is that Miss Adams knew It any
way. The particular thing about Miss
Adams which her Legion friends nro
proud of is that sho doesn't "flap."
.Tho foibles of the eastern debutanto
fall to Interest them (or their audi
ence) when they can Una nn amateur
nctres3 "as genuine as their own Col
USED THE GOLD BRICK CURE
"Treatment" Ended Many Cases of
Fiat-Feet, Seml-Bllndness and
' A gold brick which mado the lamo
to walk and the blind to see 19 told
of by Cnpt. P. H. McCarthy, Develop
ment Buttullon No. 1, Fort Benjamin
Harrison, Ind., who gets the credit for
Introducing tho term "gold brick" Into
tho army during the war. The unwill
ingness of certain recruits to submit
to "development" brought tho brick
Innumerable cases of flat-feet, semi
blindness, and other ailments wero
continually reported by reluctant sol
diers at the enmp. It was up to Cap
tain McCarthy to discover ( whether
these were ailments or alibis. When
tho medical profession failed, the brick
got In Its work. Tho soldier would be
handed the gold article and told to go
about as he pleased, frco from drill,
hikes, labor of any kind, but ho must
enrry tho brick. When he saw an ofll
ccr ho must hold, the brick out with tho
left hand and salute with the right.
Tho sick man was Invnrlably back
drilling with his outfit tho second
day. Flat feet and cold ones alike
Foch Sees Himself In "Movies."
Marshal Foch sat comfortably la
Paris tho other evening and saw fllniB
of his 10,000-mllo tour through tho
United States. The "movie" was part
of tho entertainment which the Paris
post of tho American Legion had ar
ranged for tho marshal. Ambassador
Myron T. Herrlck saW, In Introducing
Foch: "If It had been posslblo for
Germany In 1014 to havo seen a plS
turo so truly representing the love
between Franco and America, the war
would never have been."
W -V&MW? Mm
LEGION LIKED "MAC'S" NERVE
Veteran of the U. S. Navy Is Chosen
as One of th Organization's
John Alexander McCormack, vice
commander of tho American Legion,
liked the looks
of tho navy as
far back as 1001.
Ho still thinks it
is n good organi
lu recent years
h o has trans
ferred his ener
gies to the Navy
pltnl at Fort
Joined tho navy
when ho was suvonteen years- old.
In 1003 ho was transferred from ap
prentice seaman to hospital appren
tice, and the following year wns ono
of those who administered uld to the
survivors of tho famous turret explo
sion on board the U. S. S. Kenrsnrgo,
on Good Friday afternoon. lie quit
tho navy In 1008, but heard the volco
of tho sen again In 1015. Within a
year he was helping capture Vera
Cruz with tho landing party that went
ashore from tho Atlantic fleet.
Before 1017 hnd ended he had es
tablished u hospital at St. Anger, nud
Naval Base Hospital No. 1 at Brest.
Ono of the things he does not mention
about his career Is the outbreak of a
lire at Brest, during which he carried
out several helpless patients and near
ly ruined a couple of serviceable
hnmls. During tho Maine offensive he
was on an operating team at Jttllly.
The Legion thought so much of his
spirit and capabilities that they elect
ed him one of their national heads.
WARM FRIEND OF THE LEGION
John Lambros of St. Paul Is Ever
Ready to Feed the Hungry
' Ex-Service Man.
Whenever an ex-service man holding
ono hand on his stomach applies nt
tho American Le
gion In St. Paul.
Minn., tho Legion
asks: "Why don't
you go to sco
"John" Is John
C. Lambros, u
restaurant p r o
prletor wh o s o
hobby Is satisfy
ing the gnawlngs
of worthy ex-sol-dlcrs
for a job. At a .recent cclebrutlon nt
tho St. Paul armory ho tackled a big
contract and fed 000 men nt cost and
It didn't cost very much nt that.
Although Lambros was born In Se
derocastron, Greece, nobody minds be
cause nobody can pronounce It, And
everybody swenrs that ho Is more of
an American than many citizens of na
tive birth. He has been in this coun
try for 13 yeurs, during which time
he hns developed this great pulsion for
seeing that people do not go hungry In
St. Paul, find become a warm friend
and helper to tho American Legion.
"LITTLE CHILD SHALL LEAD"
National Commander MacNIder Offers
Clever Fling at Editorial Com
ment on His Youthfulness.
Being referred to as a "child" la
all right If one knows the trick of
turning tho phrase. Tho New York
Times, in nn cdltorlnl, referred- to tho
youthfulness of Unnford MacNIder,
commander of tho American Legion.
In the next fepcech MacNIder made,
"You remember the story of tho
shaky young second lieutenant who
wns suddenly called upon to take com
mand of n hnrd-bollcd company. As
he stepped to tho front, some private
In the rear rank muttered: 'And a
little child shall lend them.' The officer-
commanded tho man who mnde
the remark to step two paces for
wardand the whole company stepped
"He dismissed them and ten minutes
later tho following bulletin wns posted
on the company's board: 'This com
pany will assemble at 3 p. in. In heavy
marching order for n twenty-mllo hike.
And a little child shall lead them
on .n d n big horse.' "
Carrying On With the
A complete edition of u Berkeley,
Cal., dally newspaper, will bo pre
pared by tho local post of the Amer
ican Legion. x
Allen soldiers nnd sailors are still
taking out citizen's papers at the rate
of about 700 a month, tho department
of lubor reports.
Overlooking Kllauea's crater, ex
servlco men are enjoying a private,
health resort established by citizens
of lillo, Hawaii.
Arrested for vagrancy whllo at
tempting to find work, threo ex-soldiers
wero released from jail In Tulsa,
Okla., at the request of tho American
Refusing citizenship to two foreign
Dora "conscientious objectors," a To
ledo judge was commended by the
Touy Wroblewskl post of tho Legion,
composed entirely of foreign-born
TRAINING TO STAKES
GroVing Vegetables and Flowers
Upright Saves Space.
Better Results Are Obtained From
Most Plants by Keeping Them
Off the Ground.
A good supply of lnrgc and smnll
stakes Is not a bad guess for tho cot
tage garden. There nro some vege
tables that will give better results by
being trained to stakes than If allowed
to spread out ou the ground. Often
this Is' not only better for the vegeta
bles, but It saves the spucc for plant
ing some other crop. The same Is
true of some flowering plants thnt oth
erwise might spread over several feet
of space. Most plants look better when
properly staked nnd kept pruned. Sun
Easy to Cultivate.
and plenty of nlr are necessnry to al
most any vegetable or flowering plant.
Stnkes can bo used for several sea
sons If cared for after the growing sea
son Is over.
KEEP THE WEEDS OUT
Get After the Pests Before They
Take Your Garden.
General Weeding Every Few Days
Will Assure Grower Garden to
Be Proud Of.
"Keep the weeds out I"
To have a garden, either vegetable
or flower garden, It Is necessary to
not only keep tho weeds out, but to
Weeds nbsorb tho life of the soil.
They grow fast, and If allowed to get
a start nre hard to fight, with any
degree of success.
Every cottage owner or occupant
takes pride In his garden until he sees
that It "has been taken by the weeds."
Then he loses interest nnd feels thnt
It is not worth while. .
The best time to got the weeds nnd
to keep them out of the garden Is to
Getting the Weeds.
pull them out ns fast as they appear.
By weeding the garden and posy bed
every few days, there will be no trou
ble from the obnoxious pest.
Sunflowers are of easy culture. The
seed should be planted In the open
garden In spring at -about the time
that corn and beans are planted, or
about a week after the average last
wmmmmv v -S ' ?iWr V
BEES AND THE GARDEN
loneymakcrs Gather the Sweet
Do Excellent Service In Carrying Pol.
len From One Plant to Another
Thoy Are Worth While.
Honey be03 two or throe hives of
them will prove a valunble Invest
ment to the back yard gardener. Most
back yards have enough small frull
trees, flowers and blossoming vegeta
bles to provide attraction for the bees.
They are among the busiest Invaders
Homes of Honey Bees.
of tho growing vegetation, and there
are not many blossoms which they will
pass by and, nt the same time, they
carry the pollen from ono plant to an
other. Tills Is absolutely necessnry,
In some way, to cause tho plants to
produce. When bees and birds do not
carry the pollen from one plnnt to an
other about tho only other-chance Is
for the wind to perform tho service.
Lot the bees do this Important duty
whether they nre honey or other kinds
GET THE BUGS EARLY
Garden May Be Destroyed Un
less Insects Are Killed.
Generous and Frequent Sprayings Are
Necessary to Insure Returns to
One of the prlnclpnl of the numer
ous slogans of the successful cottage
gardener Is "Get the Bugs and Get
'Em Early 1"
Unless the bugs nre killed before
they have time to breed, the gardener
has about as ninny troubles ns he has
when he has neglected tbe weeds.
The majority of young plants are In
fested with different kinds of bugs.
Flowers usually nre ns badly nffected
Spraying Young Plants.
ns vegetables. Tho United States De
partment of Agriculture says:
One of the principal methods of com
bating both diseases and Insects which
attack plants Is treatment with fungi
cides nnd Insecticides.
Bordeaux mixtuie Is used for a con
trol of fungous diseases of many veg
etables nnd fruits and as a deterrent
of flea-beetle attack. It can be pur
chased In convenient package farm
from seed dealers or prepared at home
from blucstono (copper sulphate),
which costs 10 to 25 cents per pound,
and fresh stone or lump lime (quick
lime). Blucstono, four ounces; quicklime,
four ounces; water, 12 quarts. Or
bluestone, four pounds; quicklime,
four pounds; wnter, CO gallons.
Dissolve tho blue stone In n wood
en or earthenware vessel, using hot
water. Dilute with half tho water.
Do not use In tin or other metal con
tainers, ns they would bo spoiled.
Slako Ihe lime by adding water, a lit
tle at a time. When reduced to a
milky fluid, dilute with the rest of the
water and strain through doubled
cheesecloth or a brass wlro strainer
of 18 meshes per Inch and pour lnta
It the blucstono solution. Stir well
nnd apply at once. This is best when
prepared fresh for each using.
SANDY AND CLAY SOIL
The chief vlrtuo of bandy soil,
says the United States Depart
ment of Agriculture, Is that tho
roots of plunts can pass through
It readily ; Its chief fault Is that
It dries out too quickly. Clay
soil holds water well, but It
tends to pack and harden. Both
types of soil need stablo manure
It loosens up clay and helps
sand to hold moisture.
Thousands Have Kidney
Trouble and Never
Applicants for Insurance Often
Judging from reports from dnigRista
who nro constnntly in direct touch with
tho public, thero is ono preparation that
has been vnry successful in overcoming
these conditions. Tho mild and healing
influence of Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root in
poon realized It stands tho highest for
its remarkable record of success.
An( examining physician for ono of the
prominent Life Insurance Companies, in
nn interview on the subject, made the ns
tonishing statement that ono reason why
so many applicants for insurance nro re
jected is becaUBo kidney trouble is so
common to tho American people, nnd tho
large majority of thoso whoso applica
tions nro declined do not even suspect
mat mey nave tlio disease.
Dr. Kilmer's Swamp Root is on sale
nt nil drug stores in bottles of two sizes,
medium nnd large. However, if you wish
first to tent this great preparation send
ten cents to Dr. Kilmer & Co., Bingham
ton, N. Y for n samplo bottle. When
writing bo sure and mention this paper.
Woman's dress nowndays tuny begin
n little late and end n little enrly, but
tho cynic exaggerates when ho says
tho modern girl's motto Is, "Never put
i'ff till tomorrow what you can put olT
today." London Opinion.
Important to Mothers
Exnmlno carefully every bottlo ot
OASTOHIA. that famous old rcmodv
for Infanta nnd children, nnd see thnt It
In Ubo for Over 80 Tears.
Children Cry for Flotcher'a Castoria
When a young mnn's best girl ex
presses n wish It's up to him to pay tho
Any sninll boy In his first trousers
feels sorry for his mother.
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my back. I had awful cramps every
month and was just nearly all in.
Finally my husband said to mo ono
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"You look troubled, Zolie," remarked
"I am that, 'Squire," said Chlggcr
vllle's best-known loafer. "I've been
down to th' gospel tent heailn' thnt
new sawdust evnnrellst pruned on th'
sin of Idleness. Dcfore th' feller got
through, dog my cats If I didn't think
tie was personally acquainted with
me 1" Hlrmlngham Age-Herald.
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Soap 25c, Ointment 25 and 50c, Talcum 25c.
Arc Usually Duo
When you nre constipat
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lubricant produced by
your system to keep tho
food waste soft. Doctors
prescribe Nujol becauso
its action is so close to
this natural lubricant.
Nujol is a lubricant not
a medicine or laxative
bo cannot gripe. Try It
RaitorAa Colo And H
Bootr to Gray and Faded HaM
wo. nu i ro at iTtirruti.
HINDEPtCORNft tw .r,. rvJ
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W. N. U., LINCOLN, NO. 11-1922.
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Benefited by First Bottle -
"I was completely run down and
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dragged myself around and did not
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down. I read advertisements of
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The housewife smiles with satisfac
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