Luther Register. (Luther, Okla.), Vol. 22, No. 20, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 2, 1920 Page: 8 of 14
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THE LUTHER REGISTER
Makes Hard Work Harder
A bad back make* a day * work twice
a# hard. Backache usually comes from
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i In ii
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Calomel salivates! It’s mercury.
Calomel acts like dynamite on a slug-
gish liver. When calomel comes Into
contact with sour bile It crashes into
It, causing cramping and nausea.
If you feel bilious, headachy, con-
stipated and all knocked out. Just go
to your (lrugglst and get a bottle of
Dodson's Liver Tone for a few cents,
which Is harmless vegetable substi-
tute for dangerous calomel. Take a
spoonful and if it doesn’t start your
liver and straighten you up better and
quicker than nasty calomel and with-
out making you sick, you just go hack
and get your money.
If you tuke calomel today you’ll be
sick and nauseated tomorrow; be-
sides, it may salivate you, while If
you tuke Dodson's Liver Tone you will
woke up feeling great, full of ambi-
tion. and ready for work or play. It’s
harmless, pleasant and safe to give
to children; they like it.—Adv.
AND THE FLO
First Step in Treatment Is a Brisk
Purgative With Calotabs, the
Purified and Refined Calomel
Tablets that are Nausea-
less, Safe and Sure.
Doctors have found by erperienc*
that xio medicine for colds aud influ-
enza can bo depended upon for full ef-
fectiveness until the liver is made thor-
oughly active. That is why tlio first
step in the treatment is the now, nausea-
less colomol tablets called Calotabs,
which are free from the sickening and
weakening effects of the old stylo cnlo-
mol. Doctors also point out the fact
that nn active liver may go a long way
towards preventing influenza nnd is one
of the most important factors in en-
abling the patient to successfully with-
stand an attack aud ward off pneu-
One Calotab on tho tongue at bed
timfl with a swallow of water—that's
all. No salts, no nausea nor the slight-
suit interference with your eating, pleas-
ure or work. Next morning your cold
has vanished, your liver is active, your
system is purified, and you aro feeling
fine, with a hearty appolite for break
fast. Druggists sell Calotabs only in
original sealed packages, price thirty-
five cents. Your money will be cheer
fully refunded if y
ou do not find them
As One Raised
STOMACH PAINS GONE
Eatonlo Made Him Well
“After suffering ten long months
with stomach pains, I have taken
Kntonic and am now without any pain
whatever. Am as one raised from the
dead," writes A. Perclfield.
Thousands of stomach sufferers re-
port wonderful relief. Their trouble
la too much acidity and gns which
Entontc quickly takes up and carries
out. restoring the stomach to a
healthy, active condition. Always car-
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ing, food will digest well—you will
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„ 420 NORTH
W3Ty.iii r»i'7.1;i:4 f CITY
((c). 1024 W«*t«rn NhwhphP'T Union.)
lliC'AGO will have within the next
five years — and probably much
sooner — the Chicago Zoological
(lurilens—the hCst In the United
Slates and probably without an
cquul In the world. This zoo will
he established on 300 acres do-
nated by Mrs. llurold F. McCor-
mick of Chicago. Tnls site is three
miles west of the city line and IT
miles from the city hall. The fea-
ture of the zoo, aside from Its size and compre-
hensiveness. will be the exhibition of Its animals
under the “natural conditions” system.
Chicago Zoological Gardens Is Its name, but
Its ownership nnd management—at least at first—
will be a sort of composite affair. There Is to be
a Chicago Zoological Gardens society made
up of Chicago citizens. Mrs. McCormick
gave the land to the Forest Preserves of Cook
county. These are owned by the people In per-
petuity nnd are controlled by the Forest Preserve
district of Cook county. This district was or-
ganized as a separate taxing body by the Illinois
legislature. The Cook county commissioners by
virtue of their office are Forest Preserve com-
missioners. It appears, however, that these For-
est Preserve commissioners are without legal
warrant directly to underwrite the enterprise.
The public will therefore have to furnish the
sinews of war, for a while at least.
In these circumstances tin* Forest Preserve
commissioners appointed a committee to visit the
boos of the United States and get helpful Infor-
mation. Commission's Frank J. Wilson, chair-
man; William M. Maclean nnd George A. Miller
constitute this committee. The nub of their re-
port to President Peter Kelnberg and the com-
missioners lies In their “suggested plan of or-
ganization.” ns follows:
“In view of the program adopted by various
zoological enterprises, domestic nnd foreign. It is
the opinion of your committee that tin* honorable
president of this board further recognize the
great generosity of Mrs. McCormick by inviting
the co-operation of a body of representative citi-
zens of Cook county, men and women nnd, through
them, organize the Chicago Zoological Gardens
society. As the commissioners of the Forest
Preserve district nre without legal warrant to
directly undertake the work of underwriting the
enterprise, It would become the direct business
of the society to take formal action with refer-
ence to financing, Installing nnd maintaining the
same in a manner commensurate with Its Im-
“The authority of your board thus being lim-
ited, assistance may be required In the event of a
more active or extended participation in the con-
duct of the gardens. This authority necessarily
must be procured through legislative enactment
and the promotion of this may tie safely left in
tin* hands of tin* Influential body of men compris-
ing the corporate membership of the proposed
society. In this connection It Is obvious that the
people of the entire state of Illinois may he
counted upon to lend their support to any assist-
ance the great project deserves.”
Inasmuch ns the building. Installation ami
maintenance of the zoo will depend upon sources
of Income outside the Jurisdiction of the Forest
Preserve district, It Is Instructive to note how
the various zoos of, the country nre financed.
Take tie New York zoo for example. It Is con-
ducted by the New York Zoological society, of
which Dr. W. T. llornaday Is director and gen-
eral curator. This famous zoo contains 264 acres;
has 8,460 specimens of 068 species of mammals,
birds and reptiles, and attracts about 1.775.0(H)
visitors annually. Its sources of Income nre:
(1) From the Zoological society, through sub-
scription from private citizens—funds for plans,
for the erection of buildings, aviaries, dens and
' other accomodations for aulmuls and f< r the pur-
chase of animals.
| (2) From the city of New York certain funds
for the construction of walks, roads, sewers and
drainage, water supply, public comfort buildings,
I entrances, grading, excavating of large ponds and
I lakes, annual maintenance and also for animal
The membership of ‘he society, ns of Decem-
ber 81. 1018, was 2,286, divided Into the following
| classes: Benefactors, founders In perpetuity,
i founders, associate founders, patrons, life mem-
bers. annual members, fellows, honorary members,
torrespomllng members. Annual dues are ten
dollars, payable In advance und of annual mem-
bers of all walks of life there were 1840. The
by-laws provide membership fees as follows. In
addition to the annual class: Life, $200; patron,
$1,000; associate founder, $2,580; founder, $.5,000;
founder In perpetuity. $10.000; benefactor, $25,000.
Persons who have rendered marked service In the
science of zoology may be elected honorary mem-
bers, the nominations not exceeding three a year.
The society’s membership rolls contain the names
. of many New Yorkers of wealth and natlonul
As Is the case with other large zoological In-
stitutions. that In the Bron^ has been favored In
the matter of accessions through gifts by friends
of the society. It has been the practice of mem-
bers of the New York society, when abroad, to
ke*»p a watchful eye after such specimens as
would be acceptable nnd ship them to New York.
The endowment funds of the society nre nu-
i merous nnd supply various needs. They include
Sold for 50 years for Malaria and as a
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Teacher—Edwin, what is the best
time for picking apples?
Edwin—When'the farmer ain’t look-
"What a gushing style the new
author has." “Probably because be
uses a fountain pen.”
Many Miles of Piping.
If the water and gas mains which
underlie the streets of New York city
were placed end to end they would
form a continuous pipe line sufficient-
ly long to reach from the Atlantic to
the Pacific coast.
A disobedient patient makes an un-
Unless you see the name “Bayer” on tablets, you are
not getting genuine Aspirin prescribed by physicians for
21 years, and proved safe by millions.—Say “Bayer”!
endowments toward maintenance, animals, birds,
reptiles, heads, horns, antlers and skins, library,
tropical research, art gallery, pension Income ac-
count, publications, aviary, etc., etc. Funds of
the society have been enriched by many bequests.
Mrs. Itussell Sage bequeathed one-fifty-second part
of her residuary estate, an amount accruing to
the institution of approximately $800,000, as prin-
cipal. An average net Income of 4.25 per cent Is
derived from the general endowment fund. A fund
of $100,000 contributed by Andrew Carnegie netted
$4,385 in 1018. A valuable aid to the general
work of the society, especially In furthering mem-
bership, Is that of the Woman’s Auxiliary. Its
activities have netted many thousands of dollars
toward maintenance, etc.
The terms of the contract between the city of
New York nnd the society state that the city shall
annually provide the necessary funds for the
maintenance nnd care of the zoological gardens,
Its buildings, enclosures und Improvements made
from time to time, and the animals and collec-
tions. This Is part of the consideration for the
society throwing open Its collection to the public
free of charge on five fays of the week. The
city, In addition, Is spared the expense of main-
taining a park of 264 acres. The total cost to the
city for the upkeep of the park and the aquarium
for the year 1018 was less than eight cents for
St. Louis has nn ambitious zoo project under
way. The wlte of 07 acres In Forest Turk is ex-
cellently adapted by nature to the purpose. The
Zoological Society of St. Louis held Its first
meeting October 11, 1011. A city ordinance set-
ting aside the Forest Park tract was passed De-
cember 2, 1013. The Missouri legislature then
gave the city of St. Louis the right to vote on a
one-fifth of a mill tax for construction and main-
tenance, and the voters passed the measure by a
heavy majority. This tax amounts to approxi-
mately $140,000 a year.
The site of the Chicago zoo Is favorably
located. Deference to the small map given here-
with mnkes this plain, In connection with the
following summary of the result of an inspection
by Emmett J. Flavin, chief engineer of the Forest
“The Chicago Zoological Gardens tract may be
reached from the city via the Chicago, Burlington
& Quincy railroad to Riverside or by way of the
suburban electric lines, one of which skirts the
southern boundary of the property. Automobile
routes are numerous, the most convenient at
present being Unit via Ogden avenue to Riverside
nml thence north to Desplalnes avenue nnd the
grounds. Another route Is along Roosevelt road
(West Twelfth street) to Desplalnes avenue and
thence along West Thirty-first street to the north-
east corner of the tract.
“The grounds are centrally located within the
boundaries of Cook county nnd not more than
fourteen miles from the Loop district or business
section of downtown Chicago. They are situ-
ated In the village of Riverside, three miles west
of the municipal boundary of the city. The gar-
dens nre bounded on the east by the Desplalnes
river, west by Salt creek, north by West Thirty-
First street and south by the Southern Electric
"Owing to their rectangular shape, being one
nnd one-eighth miles east and west, nnd one-half
mile north nnd south, a very desirable element Is
obtained, viz: a southern exposure which Is neces-
sary for the proper maintenance of a pretentious
zoological Institution. At pres-
ent the tract Is, In part, cov-
ered with timber, there being
much sturdy oak nnd linden,
with n scattering of deep un-
derbrush, which, coupled with
Its undulating condition, pre-
sent many Ideal features for
the purpose definitely set
forth by the donor.
“With rivers along two
sides of Its boundaries the wa-
terway advantages nre ap-
parent. The flat or present
meadow area may be easily
converted Into formnl gardens, lending colorful I
beauty to the land, with Its borders of majestic
trees. In general the soil consists of cluy with
occasional outcroppings of rock.”
It is to be noted that the zoo site Is con- |
r;,: £% z PECULIAR TYPE OF ORATOR, TREE HAS “CANDY” FLOWERS
Salt -creek valfey preserve, which la exceedingly
picturesque. The Chicago drainage canal is close Small Wor.der That in This Bombastic
by, nnd material from the spoil hanks will be Age He Created Something of
utilized In the concrete work of the zoo.
Incidentally it may he stated that the projected
The speaker of the occasion wax of
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Handy tin boxes of 12 tablets cost but a few cents—Larger packages.
Aspirin la th* trade mark of Bayer Manufacture of Mono*cetlc*clde»ter of Sallcyllc&etd
Pershing road (Thirty-ninth street) will run from
lake Michigan straight west fifteen miles to the such unusual upperrance that the au-
zoo According to the Chicago Plan commission's d'ence gasped or giggled, according to
protect Pershing road will he nearly 3(10 feet wide the preferences of its members, when
l ..’ . . . sa aa...... r*------ -----ilia foot he came upon the rostrum.
front the lake to Cottage Grove avenue, 108 feet , ,,
wide west to Cicero uveuuc, und 150 feet wide “Ladles and gentlemen, he harshly
from that point to the zoo. '*fan. “P0'^
President Peter Relnberg, who is intensely In- tills country if we could only save and
terested In the zoo project ns In everything else devote to some useful purpose the time
connected with the Forest Preserves. Is about to we waste In listening to Hons.. Chnu-
mtme a committee charged with the duty of or- tnuqua lecturers, pointers with pride
ganlzlng the Chicago Zoological Gardens society, and viewers with alarm, singers
The work of organization is expected to proceed who cannot sing, babbling hards.
ranldlv ns strong support of the project I, parents of bright children, bearers , on mats to dry In the sun.
nromised In many quarters at present. Messrs, of messages to the waiting world, j tree will furnish 300 pounds of flow-
VVIlson Maclean and Miller, constituting the and sundry other bores whom it Is not . era in n year. When fresh, the flowers
Cl cugo -Zoological Gardens committee, are la necessary to mention at this time. ; nre very sweet nnd taste much Ike
charge of preliminary matters. Joseph Dlllubough And peculiar ns was his personal tigs. They are eaten fresh or cooked
1, committee secretary at 5-17 County building, appearance, his procedure was more
is cuiuiuiu unique, for, having said his say, he
Chicago lms given the Forest Preserves an en- bowed grimly and retired from the
About 3,000,000 people pie- rostrum. Kansas City Star.
Indian Product That Rivals the “Gin-
gerbread House” of the Remem-
bered Fairy Tales.
We have all read the story of the
“gingerbread house” In the fairy tales.
Well, there Is a family of trees In
India that have "candy” flowers, or
the next thing to it. These trees nre
known as the “Bassla” trees, nnd of
the three Important kinds, two have
sugary flowers nnd the third is railed
the “Indian butter tree.” The petals
of the flowers are rich In sugar and
drop from the tree In the early morn-
ing. They are picked up by the wom-
en and children and are spread out
nicked or camped In the various preserves this
summer. The recent encampment of Indians at
Camp Relnberg, Deer Park (Palatine Preserve),
under the auspices of the Chicago Historical so-
ciety, attracted one of the largest gatherings out-
side of Chicago, In the history of Cook county.
All summer the several preserves have been used
as public playgrounds by the people.
The Forest Preserve district now contains
about 20.000 acres and will ultimately contain
about 35.000, stretching 52 miles north and south.
Most of it Is picturesque and scenically attractive, j
Nearly all of It Is historically Interesting. Much |
of It is real forest. The big tree shown herewith j
Is ample proof of this; no wonder It Is attracting
the attention of (left to right) Chief Forester
Ransonie Kennlcott, Dr. Henry C. Cowles, the
noted botnnlst of the University of Chicago, and
Dr. C. C. Adams of the New York State Unlversl-
ty of Forestry at Syracuse.
It Is no wonder that President Relnberg and
the county commissioners nre enthusiastic over the
zoo project as a feature of the forest preserve dis-
trict. The fact that such men as Victor F. Law-
son. Col. R. R. McCormick, Charles H. Wacker,
Dwight H. Perkins. William A. Petersen nnd John ,
C. Vaughan nre citizen members of the Forest 1
Preserve Plan committee shows that Chicago ap-
preciates the recreational and educational features
of the forest preserve Idea.
Stewart Hodges, construction engineer, globe-
trotter nnd big game hunter, has the honor of be-
ing the first Chicagoan to offer a contribution to
the Chicago zoo. He has recently returned from
two years In Africa and Asia, says ’ie’s going
again and promises some Interesting specimens.
Canada Is under pledge to contribute largely
from Canadian fauna. Canadian officials remem-
ber that John D. Rockefeller. Mrs. McCormick’s
father, presented Canada with $5,000,000 to be
used by Its medical research Institutions.
Carter—My baby Is certainly bright
for a slx-months-old infant.
Parker—How Is that?
Carter—I took the wife and him to
the movies the other night and he
started to cry in the saddest part of
the picture.—Filin Fun.
with rlee, shredded coconut, or Hour.
The seeds of the butter tree are full
of oil, and this oil is used to make a
kind of butter, nnd also for soap nnd
candles.—Popular Mechanics Maga-
Bird’s Power of Vision.
A bird’s power of vision Is, on the
average, about 100 times greater than
man’s. Birds have been known to
see a worm on freshly plowed ground
at a distance of 300 feet.
Dance to Wireless Music
tlonal Bureau for the Advancement I ample evidence available that music
... i,xx niuilp nviiiliiiiifk In one
*OK SAKE—OR WILL TEADK FOK MKR
(?ll AN OINK, eight Improved furtn* C. M
LEAVITT (OwD»r), Pin* Bluft. Arkan***.
Marconi’s Guests Have Novel Exper|.
ence Aboard Inventor's Yacht
in Bay of Naples.
To dance aboard a yacht In the Rny
of Nuplea to orchestra music supplied
by wireless telephone from London
was the novel experience recently of
a party of Uugliolmo Marcoul’a guests.
The music ns heard aboard the In-
ventor’s yacht Eleotra was said to
have been very distinct. An Instru-
ment upon which Mr. Marconi bad
been experimenting was used for the
News la exchanged dally between
London and Naples by means of the
Marconi wireless telephone.
C. M. Trcmutue, director of the Na*
of Music, New York city, considers
this an Indication of the Inevitable
spread of music to every corner of
“Who knows but that we may yet
be dancing to music from some of
the planets!” be said when shown the
nbove dispatch. “If the 1’urltans of
Salem bail beard music apparently
coming from nowhere, they would have
been Justified In believing In witch-
“Leaving all humor aside, there la
Is grtlng to be made available In one
form or another to every man, woman
and child In th* world.”
Lesson in Carefulness.
School children In Pittsburgh, nt n
schoolhouse on a street where many
automobiles pass, who court danger by
carelessness In crossing the struts, are
required to sit on a stone wall tu front
of the schoolhouse whenever school Is
let out until all the other children get
across the street.
Coffee is often the
of many ills and discomforts
‘SKat is because it contains
certain elements which are
injurious to many people.
IF coffee disturbs your
health, change to
This pure cereal drink is
healthful and wholesome,
has a delightful coffee-like
flavor, but contains none of
coffees harmful elements.
Sold by all grocers
Costs less than coffee
Made ty Postum Cereal Co., Inc., Battle Creek,Mick.
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