The Post. (Brule, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 2, No. 4, Ed. 1 Friday, June 29, 1906 Page: 4 of 12
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fcNFANTRY TO BE EQUIPPED
with machine weapons.
icw Feature of the United States Mil-
itary Equipment Which Wi
Increase Efficiency of the
! Br0flUns by observations
“ attach to every battalion t
Entry and every squadron of cai y
one or more macliine guns, and
Expected that these weapons w 1
operate as powm-ful !
'fern’s™ *2w men|
^Tth^r^ween .apan an„ R„s-
U, machine guns were used wUh
imendous effect hy both arm es
one occasion a Russian battalion o
^ wiped out by the five of two of
1 For this reason it is hkeij
battalion and each sq,oadron m the
army will be supplied with t
K-uns which will be regarded as b
longing to those individual units^of
the fighting establishment,
son for this arrangement will
Berstood immediately when it >s “
plained that machine cannon operate
'■on their hook,” so to peak, because
-hov would he likely to be cut
They can enter into action on y d
the infantry and cavalry and covered]
^^Hitherto, of course, the arUllery
arm has been something separate a ^
by itself, cooperating with tl
airy and infantry, but undei the
rangement described machine g
will actually become par’t. and pa
of the fighting force of thei infan y
battalion or cavalry squadron,
not planned to imitate the plan adopt-
ie(1 bv the Germans, who allow to eac
itnfantry brigade eight maehine^,
•which operate as a sot j
'forming a rapidly mobile firing
.nerve, to cover the advance and re
(treat of infantry, to operate I P
suit against the flanks of the enc
land in defense to make aprpoach i
•obstacles more difficult.
Nevertheless, the fundamental idea
is not altogether dissimilar. Ms
rhine suns are particularly useful for
the defensive, when they mow down
hip enemy by a storm of projectiles
at the moment of forward rush and
they are equally efficient in mountain
warfare, where a single such weapon
skillfully posted and hidden at u
entrance of a defile, can hold back a
large hostile force or by beating
continuous lire a sectio t0
rnad over which the foe wishes to
pass, can either inflict enormous loss-
e$ cr compel a long detoui.
A machine gun is so small as to be
, an nml if well concealed, it
™ hardly be located with accuracy
ry“the enemy-smokeiess powdet^be-
ing employed, of course. The murcle
„.tle engine can completely dls
ear behind the stalks of a field o
potatoes Whether on wheels or on
K^es it has the advantage that it
can be carried anywhere. It can fol-
low cavalry regiments over any con -
irv and across all obstacles. By
son of its mobility and lightness it
can pass through woods, climb hills,
THE NEW AUTOMATIC MACHINE
FROTH OF FUN.
Shc—“I think Mrs. Newcombe is so
sweet, don’t you? You can read her
character in her face. He- Yes,
you read between the limes
“Yes I’m going in for teaching.
“Going in for teaching? Why,
would rather marry a widower with
half a dozen children!” “So would
I—hut where’s the widower.
••Well, Emily, did you have a good
time at the masked ball?” Oh, I ha
a splendid time. I made my husband
dress up as a knight in heavy armor,
and he wasn’t able to budge from ono
spot all night
Mr Tubbs—“Well, Bobbie, how does
vo*ir sister like the engagement ring
i gave her?” Bobbie-”Well, it’s 4
blt"too small. She has a hard job to
got it off in a hurry when the othe.
^“Il'ohf that’s the great prima
donna, is it? Is she famous because
of her voice or her acting?
He—“Neither, but she has a motoi ac-
cident regularly every we* and that
keeps her name before the pubi c.
places is due chiefly to me " j Homelike.
the‘rue mtrfrom each “tote. It might Some 0ne said to Brother Williams:
to fill the places with per- | ,.They have a balloon fad ^
you can go up an_ cc-o
Cl°Tes” sub,” he replied. “En dar’s
so much thunder en lightmn’ up da.
I reckon lots er ’urn will feel lak dey
wuz right at home—’specially de mar-
ried folks!”’—Atlanta Constitution.
SHUN NAVY^ DEPARTMENT.
Many Employes Resign, and Eligi-
blos Decline to Accept
Washington.—In the three
which ended March 31, 243 perw“
resigned their employment at the navy
department or in navy yar*>,™
to accept positions under the “a y d
partment after being
civil service commission to the
of the navy. As the total number oi
naval employes on the class* ‘
is about 2,500, the percentage of resi«“a
lions and declinations is unm.ua^y
large and Secretary Bonaparte 1
rlefahout the lack of desk~w em-
ployes who are willing to fill the places
vacated by those who leave to accept
positions either in other departments o
with private corporations. ,
The positions which are vacated, and
which persons who have passed cat
service examinations refuse to take;
descend steep places and cross ditch-
eSAamachineSgun „ so light thjMt
^rteT wTthUs SpoTo^a pack sad-
die it can be got into action in from
one to two minutes. But the tripod
has attachable wheels, so that the
whole affair may be readily convert-
ed into -a light carriage, and one of
these weapons so mounted and drawn
vvl horc-es is able to open fire in seven
or eight seconds, without unhitching,
after the order has been given.
With a view to procuring every pos-
sible bit of information on the sub-
let the war department has elicited
reports about machine guns irom mil-
Uary attaches in various countries
Would Prove It.
Eetbel Gotrox-Oh, Vladimir theJ
say you are a fortune hunter and are
only marrying me for my wealth. Tell
me it is not true.
Lord Dedbroke-Why, my dearest I
would marry you if you were pe
16 Ethel Gotrox-Prove this, my own
Vladimir, and I shall be absolutely
hLo?d Dedbroke—Settle the whole ot
vour vast fortune upon me. leave you
self destitute, and I will wed you in
the face of the whole world—Tit-Bits.
roust be taken uom .....
bo possible to fill the places with per
sons living near Washington but those
who are certified to this ciW from re^
mote sections refuse to more to Wash
Listen. The pay in the navy depart-
ment is lower than in many other de
partments, and eonseqnently trained
clerks aud stenographers, as well as ex
nerienced draftsmen, messengers and
watchmen, do not remain in the navy
department any longer th..n th y
Secretary Bonaparte framed ®|0w
creating a permanent eivU employes
lic-t Mild giving the rank of ensign t
clerks who serve the department satis-
factorily for three years. This bill has
not received favorable consideration
congress, and some other means of of
fering greater Inducements to navai
employes will probably be suggested by
more potesnJourledASnoI bVeHdiscSuraGgEed.ATHLET1C
the secretary. __
PUSS PLAYED THE PIANO.
Household Disturbed by Uncanny
Performance in the Still
Hours of Night.
Rising Sun, 'TT- When. Jacob
Houseman’s piano began appar
to play itself in his parlor, near hagle
Point the other night, Jacob reluctan *
[y got out of bed, reached for his gun
and declared: .
“Well, if it is ghosts, well ha\e it
nut right now.”
Descending the stairs cautiously on
tiptoe he silently opened the parlor
door only to find that the piano. right
there before him, kept on P*aylne.
without a finger on the keys.
His first impulse was to blaze away,
but he thought of the cost of the
riano and of the feelings of his
aroused family upstairs, and discretion
got the better of his valor.
He cautiously opened the top of the
piano, and out jumped the gladdest
cat that was ever released from mu-
sical thralldom of the other sor^
Puss had evidently “smelled a mouse
and thought she smelled it m the
niaiio Observing her mistake, she
had pranced across the hammers and
xvires in the most unconventional
At the Dinner Party.
Mrs. Henpeck (to herself)-Look at
, , tVipre disgracing ua
my husband, over tnere, u &
L frightful manners! If 1 haa
I’d throw it in nis
Journal. # _____
••De man who really gits do "oral ot
a curbstone argument, said
Eben "is de one dat might have been
doin’’somethin’ better wif his time. -
The Digesting Element Left Out.
Bread dyspepsia is common, it ar-
fects the bowels because white bread is
nearly all starch, and starch is digested
in the intestines, not in the stomach
funder the shell of the wheat berry
nature has provided a curious deposu
.vhicli is turned into diasfase when itm
subjected to the saliva and to the pan
crcatic juices in the human intestines.
This diastase is absolutely necessa ,
to digest starch and turn it into
sugar which is the next form; but that
part of the wheat berry makes dark
flour, and the modern miller cannot
readily sell dark flour, so nature s va
liable digester is thrown out and the
mman system must handle the stare
us best it can, without the help that na
lTmaU wonder that appendicitis, peri-
tonitis, constipation and all sorto of
irouble exist when we go so contra j
to nature’s law. The food experts that
perfected Grape-Nuts .Food, knowing
these facts, made use in their expert-
ments of the entire wheat and bar >.
including all the parts, and subjected
them to moisture and long continued
warmth, which allows time and Im-
proper conditions for developing the
diastase, outside of the human bckUr.
In this way the starchy part is trans
formed into grape-sugar in a perfect-
ly natural manner, without the use
chemicals or any outside ingredients.
The little sparkling crystals of grape-
sugar can be seen on the pieces of
Grape-Nuts. This food therefore i.
naturally pre-digested and its use in
^ i____a n,iir>iriv correct tne
One of the results of the recent cen-
sus was the discovery that the village
Of' Boerbusch. in the district of Burg-
dorf in Hanover has only four in-
habitants, two males and two females,
and is therefore the smallest munici
pality in the world. In the same dis-
trict. Landwebr numb^s lt inhabi- pre.dlge3tea ana
tants; Benrode, 18, Wackerwinckei. Qf bread will quickly correct the
25, and Ahrbeck, 29. ^veral o ^roubles that have been brought about
villages number less than o0 inhabi | t ^ ^ use o£ starch in the
fin------... „ become so usual, any man is apt to
Famous Frenchman Dead.
The death is announced of M. Emile
Rout my of the Tnstitu .e of France.
With the exception of M. Taine and
M jusserand. no Frenchman has prob-
ably ever made so profound a study of
the Anglo-Saxon chara:ter- and insU- ^
trouDies Liicii. -v— ------
by the too free use of starch in the
food, and that is very common in the
human race to-day.
The eeffet of eating Grape-Nuts ten
days or two weeks and the discontin-
uance of ordinary white bread is very
marked. The user will gain rapidly in
strength and physical and mental
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Forster, William. The Post. (Brule, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 2, No. 4, Ed. 1 Friday, June 29, 1906, newspaper, June 29, 1906; Brule, Oklahoma Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc941658/m1/4/: accessed March 19, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.