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the product of five acres every year, it would need the cultivation of 13,500,000 additional acres to support them. As our present acreage barely suffices for the needs of the men and animals already dependent on it, the economic problem created by such a change of motive power will readily be appreciated.
The time loss that would result is of course incalculable, but, as a rough illustration, let us assume that the average mile
Save Several Shovels Full by motor car is covered in three minutes and the average horse mile in ten minutescertainly a comparison eminently fair to the horse. On that basis, these 54,000,000,000
miles we are using in our estipassenger
and help conserve the coal supply, and at the
HEATING mate would entail a loss by horse of 378,
same time reduce fuel cost 20 to 30%. You can 000,000,000 minutes annually, or of 6,300, Atmospheric do this if you use 000,000 hours. Assuming that some of the
System time thus lost has no economic value-a
Steam doubtful proposition, but one that makes
or the case for the motor car properly conservative—it is certainly safe to average
Atmospheric System, Steam or Vapor,
with the “ADSCO” Graduated Radi. the value of this time at twenty cents an
ator Valve and “ADSCO” Regulator hour, or $1,260,000,000 a year, which would be a sufficient item in itself to estab
This “ ADSCO” Valve insures a saving, because of lish the case for the passenger automobile
positive control on each radiator. You open the valve beyond any hope of successful attack by
14, 32, 34, and use only as much of radiator as its critics.
weather conditions require–much the same as you The effect on our agriculture if the motor
control your gas or electricity. car should cease to save the farmer's min
Bulletin 133-0 explains this system. Write for it
and discuss the matter with your architect and utes, and keep his family and his labor
steamfitter. We would appreciate having their names. contented where they are, need hardly be
If you are interested in heating a group of buildings or residences, ask discussed. Some 2,700,000 cars combine
for our Bulletin on “Central Station Heating.” their services to better the conditions of rural life and conserve the farmers' work
AMERICAN DISTRICT STEAM COMPANY ing hours, and the consequences of their
General Office and Works, No. Tonawanda, N. Y. withdrawal reckoned in terms of these calculations need no verbal embellishment.
New York And never since the motor car became a
Chicago dependable device had it such capacity for
Seattle usefulness as now. We are taking for Na
"ADSCO tional service from two million to five
Valve million workers chosen out of all walks of life. To finance the war and produce the equipment needed for its prosecution our industries of every kind must be speeded up in spite of this great shortage of human factors. Without stopping to present the figures, it may be broadly stated that the thing is impossible unless each worker's time can be made to go approximately a third further than ever before ; and no agency we have can do so much to provide this extra time as the passenger motor car.
Y.M.C.A. Building, Muncie, Ind. Instead of suggesting curtailment of its use we should be seeking out new ways to realize on its wonderful possibilities.
There has been much loose thinking in pace with its production. Could there be any fitting symbol, not the bloody back of the this country based on England's war-time wilder insanity than to lay up four million cringing flagellant. Every man and woman economic history, than which no process of sorely needed vehicles which depreciate of us must make time and effort go further reasoning could for us be more absurd. rapidly in idleness — and throw away now than ever in our lives, and whatever The motor car has come in for the effect millions of gallons of useful fuel just be will multiply our minutes and conserve our of such logic because privately owned motor cause England cannot get fuel to keep the health under the tremendous pressure encars have in general been ruled out in wheels of her few private passenger cars
tailed in the meeting of that obligation must England. The reason_why they should turning?
be turned to account as a matter of duty. have been ruled out in England is the very Canada's case is the true parallel, for Wars are not won by negative tactics. reason why they should not be ruled out Canada's war demands have been as exact Grant's victories were largely gained by here. England does not produce gasoline, ing as England's, but under American, not the application of his theory that the best and cannot get enough for war purposes English, conditions. Canadians have given defense is a strong attack. We must work, and for private motoring besides. We do as freely as the Mother Country of all they not wail; use, not store ; hurdle our diffiproduce gasoline. It is a by-product of the held most dear to help the cause. Their culties, not multiply them by applying manufacture of fuel oil. We produce fuel unselfish devotion to it is not subject to false remedies. It was not America's Army oil in large quantities for war purposes. challenge from any quarter, yet Canada in or her Navy that gave our allies the assurWe cannot ship abroad more than enough 1917 was using one hundred and ninety-one ance of victory when Congress declared a gasoline for war purposes because the ton thousand motor cars-nearly five times as state of war; it was her resources, the nage is not available. Therefore we must many as in 1914-and the great majority fruits of her peaceful industry. By those either use for non-war purposes about six were bought for private use.
fruits we shall win, if we utilize them. sevenths of the gasolíne we produce or The spirit of sacrifice is truly the war's Neglect or destroy them, and the surest waste it. If we waste it, we commit an great message to the American people. reliance we have becomes impotent. We economic sin and greatly increase the cost God grant each of us may have it seared must mobilize them every one and use to of fuel oil. We have facilities to store but into his very soul! But the sacrifice re the utmost the advantages they assure us little gasoline, and evaporation takes place quired is not that of useless abnegation, over an enemy who would give thousands when it is stored; therefore its use, to be but of effective service.
of men for a tenth of them this minute if truly efficient, should pretty closely keep
The Red Cross of a Clara Barton is its the exchange were possible.
Better than a mustard plaster
REG.U.S. PAT. OFF.
Once when grandma's joints commenced to pringle and twinge, she used to go to the mustard pot and make a mustard plaster. Now she goes to Musterole and gets relief, but does without the blister and the plaster, too!
My, how good that Musterole feels when you rub it in gently over that lame back and those sore muscles. First you feel the gentle tingle, then the delightful, soothing coolness that reaches in the twinging joints or stiff, sore muscles.
It penetrates to the heart of the congestion. This is because it is made of oil of Mustard and other home simples. And the heat generated by Musterole will not blister.
On the contrary the peculiarity of Musterole lies in the fact that shortly it gives you such a cool, relieved feeling all about the twingey part.
And Musterole usually brings the relief while you are rubbing it on. Always keep a jar handy. Many doctors and nurses recommend Musterole. 30c and 60c jars$2.50 hospital size. The Musterole Co., Cleveland, Ohio TANDARD HYMN
BY THE WAY Just when explorers were beginning lunch?", "Not exactly," was the reply. to think that everything had been discov
6 But I'll
for your pie, anyhow." ered and that there were no more worlds
Some autograph letters of James Russell to conquer, the announcement comes that
Lowell were recently sold in New York. one of the greatest natural wonders ever One of them contains this keen characteriseen has been found in Alaska. It is called
zation of Grover Cleveland: “I have been the “ Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes,"
to Washington, where I saw Mr. Cleveand presents an astonishing scene of vol
land-a dogged man with the neck of canic activity. Mr. Robert F. Griggs, leader minotaur, and well fitted, I should say, for of the exploring party, says in the February the rough and tumble fight that is in store “National Geographic Magazine :" “ If one for him. He is of a distinctly American could pick up all the other volcanoes in the
type and yet in England might easily pass whole world and set them down together, for an Englishman. I told him that I came they would present much less of a spec like St. Denis to make my bow to him with tacle, always excepting a period of danger- the head he had cut off under my arm, ous eruption, than does the Valley of Ten which seemed to amuse him.” Mr. Lowell Thousand Smokes every day in the year." had been Minister to Great Britain, hence Adjoining the Valley is the Katmai vol.
A letter from Whistler in the sale referred gigantic Kilauea in the Hawaiian Islands.
to above is equally characteristic. In it
he tells of the action of the French GovA correspondent of the London“Sphere” who was in Petrograd in January of this
ernment in buying one of his pictures,
while as a contrast another picture was year says that prices were then almost
6 skied” in London. “Was ever revenge unbelievably high. His figures remind one of prices in the Confederacy in the later
more complete ?” he says: “One work days of our Civil War. An overcoat, says
received with high honour in the Luxemthe “Sphere” correspondent, cost in Petro
bourg at the very moment that another is grad £100 ($500). Boots cost from $150
hoist with equally high disrespect in a to $250 a pair. A spool of thread was
Gallery in Regent St.! $1.50. Lunch cost $5 and dinner $10. “In
The stutterer has added to the world's the first-class restaurants one could have fun since time began. So has the Irishwine in spite of its prohibition '-$20 a man. Here is a contribution offered by the bottle for white wine, $60 a bottle for
twain for the amusement of the readers of champagne.” Sugar was $5 a pound, flour
the “Scottish-American," from which we $2.50 to $5 a pound, and potatoes 6242
quote : " His name was Sissons, and he was cents a pound, while soap was $2.50 to $5
before the Court. • Włat is your name? a cake.
asked the magistrate. •Sss-sS-8888-88– The widespread belief among Moham- began the man of many s's. "Stop that medans that a man answering General noise and tell me your name!' exclaimed Allenby's description would break the
the magistrate, testily. •Sss-88-8888-889– Turkish power, which was alluded to in
* That will do,' growled the magistrate. The Outlook of January 16, is commented
Constable, what is this man charged with? on thus by a British subscriber: “A · Begorra, yer worship, I think he's charged letter from a friend in Cairo, dated Novem wid sody-wather!' replied the Court's Irish ber 29, 1917, says: “There is a curious ex
assistant, earnestly." citement here among the Moslems, for long A misplaced linotype slug in the New ago an old prophet said that when a man York “Evening Sun of March 1, in its named En-haby should enter Palestine report of an archæological theory advanced riding on a white horse the power of the by Professor Wood Jones, of the Univer Turk should come to an end. Now the sity of London, made the scientist say: Arabic for Allenby is En-haby, and Gen In deposits of the same age as those in whieb eral Allenby rides a white horse.'” This the Taigai skull was unearthed were found bones of letter, it will be noted, was written before Savings Stamp campaign, dingo dogs, and also bones the fall of Jerusalem.
of extinct pouched aạimals gnawed by these dogs. Commenting on the “ adoption” of a
The argument that the Taigai man was French orphan by a young American
of a high order of intelligence is certainly aviator, the “ Harvard Alumni Bulletin
strengthened by the discovery near his skull says:
of remnants of a “Savings Stamp camAn aviator's chief business is of course to bring
paign.” down Germans. When they add to that the bring A method for ridding Western farmers ing up of Frenchmen, they are really doing even of the rabbit pest other than by poison is more--they are giving a concrete interpretation, a suggested by a resident of North Dakota. sort of parable, of the American share in the
township organized a jack rabbit drive present war. « Bringing down Germans and bringing hunters. The drive
lasted all day and in the
last November. There were two teams of up Frenchmen” is a business in which we can all help, directly or indirectly, and the
evening a supper was served to the hunters. “ Bulletin ” has summed up our duty in a
The team that shot the fewest rabbits paid
fifty cents each for their supper ; the wingood phrase. “ Silence can sometimes be heard,” said
ners paid only twenty-five cents each. A
total of 257 rabbits were killed ; these sold one salesman to another, according to the for $3 a dozen, and the proceeds of both “Typographic Messenger.” “How do you make that out?” asked his friend. “I can
supper and hunt went to the Red Cross and
the Army Y. M. C. A. Good work!
A peculiar appeal to the new women means getting impressions to the brain
voters of New York City was found tucked through the ear. Now you take a boiler
away under the head of Public Notices * maker or a machinist, and talk to him
in the advertising columns of a city daily : during the noon hour when the shop is
Women voters respectfully informed bundreds old quiet. You'll find he can hardly hear you.
widows Brooklyn poor, feeble, friendless
, await He is too busy listening to the silence, to
wages earned by husbands in Navy Yaris. Certi
fied by United States Court Claims. "Oh! the shame which he is not used. Have I earned the of it.
Candidate for Congress.
French and Belgian Protestant Organizations
Unite in Appeal to Christian America I
N all the devastated re There is another entente than building temporary places of gions of France there are that of military forces. We are worship, taking care of missionProtestant Communities. bound to France and Belgium aries and deaconesses, looking
Their sufferings are great. by spiritual ties. Their sacrifices after thousands of Protestant Their churches are destroyed. have been in our behalf, and are refugees, housing and feeding Their pastors are in the army or our heritage. Should not their them, calls at once for $2,000,000. held as hostages. They have sufferings become the burdens of This amount should be followed undergone bombardment and our hearts ?
by another two milllion, in order pillage and lived in caves of the The Huguenot churches have that they may proceed effectively earth. Their houses are de- been in a large measure the soul with their ultimate work of restroyed, their gardens ravaged of France. Christianity through- habilitation and reconstruction. and their trees cut down.
out the world owes them a debt If our churches and Christian At the breaking out of the war, which it can never repay, and people want to do something there were over a thousand places which has been accumulating in- effective, looking toward the reof worship. Some of the losses terest for centuries. But French construction of Europe, they sustained are shown in such fig- Protestantism has a present and need not wait. They can do it ures as the following: Ministers a future as well as a noble past. now by maintaining these spiritand divinity students killed to It weighs more than it counts. ual forces in France and in her Sept. 1, 1917, 58; ministers' sons A message from over there dependent sister, Belgium, durkilled, 102 ; damage to church tells us that the work undertaken ing this time of their awful buildings, one million dollars. for sustaining these churches, disaster.
Protestant Union in France and Belgium Cooperates with United
American Religious Agencies working in France through United Committee on Christian Service för Relief in France and Belgium
constituted by The Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America Such cooperation as Represented on the United
Cooperating with the Comsures efficiency and of- Committee are the following mittee are the following Amerifers unique opportunity
French and Belgian organiza- can organizations working in tions:
France: to the people of America
American McAll Association. for the relief of suffer
Federation Protestante de France.
American Huguenot Committee.
American Baptist Foreign Mission Society. ing humanity, for giving
Comite Protestant d'Entr' Aide.
Methodist Episcopal Board of Foreign MisUnion Nationale des Eglises Reformees Evan
The purpose of the Committee is : spiritual factors in the Eglises Evangelique Lutherienne de France.
Union des Eglises Evangeliques Libres.
1. To conserve and develop the Evangelical
Churches and Missions in France and Belgium. reconstruction of Eglise Evangelique Methodiste.
Union des Eglises Baptistes.
2. To further the interchange of thought and life France and Belgium, Mission Francaise Eglise Methodiste Episco
between the religious forces of these three pale.
nations. and for influencing the Societe Centrale Evangelique.
3. To render moral and financial support to the future of Protestantism.
Eglise Chretienne Missionnaire Belge.
Evangelical Institutions and to the people of Mission Populaire Evangelique (McAll).
France and Belgium. What can you do to help this work ? Please send your check at once to Alfred R. Kimball, Treasurer, Room 605, 105 East Twenty-second Street, New York City.
UNITED COMMITTEE ON CHRISTIAN SERVICE FOR RELIEF
IN FRANCE AND BELGIUM