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New England's Fisheries

WHEN the Pilgrims sent their agent from and preserving of their products, does New

Leyden in 1618 to secure the consent of the English crown to the settlement they proposed making in America, King James asked, "What profit might arise?" The single word, "Fishing", was the reply. But the colonists did not intend to engage in fishing as a business. Only by chance did they land at Plym-, outh Bay and by dint of circumstances they took to the sea for a means of livelihood.

Once realizing the value of this industry, however, the Massachusetts General Court soon passed enactments "for the encouragement of men to set upon fishing". In the year 1641, Governor Winthrop reported 300,ooo dry fish sent to market-the early beginning of a business that in 1918 brought to Boston, Gloucester and Portland, alone, over 300,000,000 pounds of fish, valued at more than $10,000,000.

England's interest extend. The latest available statistics report that Maine and Massachusetts together, in 1914, canned nearly 5,000,000 cases of fish and oysters-more than half the total in the United States-and over 100,000,000 pounds of cured fish.

New England has nurtured from infancy many other industries for which she is famed, besides her fisheries, and she possesses ports on the Atlantic which make her the natural marketplace for European and South American trade. The Old Colony Trust Company of Boston is prepared to render every financial service to those wishing to benefit by her many commercial advantages of location and


We shall be glad to mail you our booklet, "Your Financial Requirements and How We Can Meet Them", outlining our many facilities.

Not only in the fisheries, but in the canning Please address Department C.





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LINDEN The Ideal Place for Sick People to Get Well Doylestown, Pa. An institution devoted to the personal study and specialized treatment of the invalid. Massage, Electricity, Hydrotherapy. Apply for circular to ROBERT LIPPINCOTT WALTER, M.D. (late of The Walter Sanitarium)


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26 years of successful work. Thorough, re

liable, dependable and ethical. Every comfort and convenience. Accommodations of

superior quality. Disorder of the nervous system a specialty. Fred. W. Seward, Sr., M.D., Fred. W. Seward, Jr., M.D., Goshen, N. Y.

Crest View Sanatorium

Greenwich, Ct. First-class in all respects, home comforts. H. M. HITCHCOCK, M.D.

The Bethesda White Plains,

N. Y.

A private sanitarium for invalids and aged who need care. Ideal surroundings. Address for terms Alice Gates Bugbee, M.D. Tel. 241.

Hotels and Resorts



Wayside Inn Litchfield Co., Conn.

The foothills of the Berkshires. A restful place for tired people. Good food and a comfortable home. 2 hours from New York. Booklet A. MRS. J. E. CASTLE, Proprietor. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

The HAMILTON 14th & K St.,

N. W.


A Select Family and Transient Hotel Ideal Location. Modern appointments and Home-like. Good table. American plan. Rates reasonable: special rates for a prolonged stay. Booklet.


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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.




Madison Avenue and First Street A homey, Christian house, accommodating thirty guests. One block from the lake and away from the business section. For further information address Miss M. A. Merriman.


A Constantly Delightful Country Home With City Conveniences



Only 16 minutes from Penn. Station
Open Throughout the Year

New York's Newest and Finest Suburban Hotel Kew Gardens Inn is a residential Hotel of Charm and distinction operated entirely on the American plan. An excellent table, with room arrangements, newly equipped and beautifully furnished, in one, two, three or more rooms, with one or more private baths.

Moderate prices. Golf-Tennis Under KNOTT Management GEO. H. WARTMAN, Manager Telephone Richmond Hill 3892


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CHRISTMAS cards with envelopes. Artistic, unique. 50c. assortments, ten 5c. cards. $1 assortments, ten 5c. and five 10c. cards. Send money with order. Satisfaction guaranteed. Rowe Publishing Co., Oneonta, N. Y.

LADIES' PURE LINEN hand-embroidered handkerchiefs on white or colored linens with colored threads interwoven forming the borders. Six different patterns in box for Christmas gift, $6. Order to-day. The Irish Linen Company, Davenport, Iowa.

GREETING cards designed by Ernst Jonson. Brilliant bits of color recalling the illuminator's art of long ago. Send for sample. Discounts on 25. Ernst Jonson, 551 Boylston St., Boston, Mass.

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Business Situations RAILWAY traffic inspectors earn from $110 to $200 per month and expenses. Travel if desired. Unlimited advancement. No age limit. We train you. Positious furnished under guarantee. Write for booklet CM27. Standard Business Training Institute, Buffalo, N. Y.

WRITE photoplays: $25-$300 paid anyone for suitable ideas. Experience unnecessary; complete outline free. Producers League, 438, St. Louis.

EMBROIDERERS on infants' silks and flannels. Work sent out of town. Barringer, 29 East 31st St., New York City.

Companions and Domestic Helpers

DIETITIANS, superintendents, cafeteria managers, governesses, matrons, housekeepers, social workers, and secretaries. Miss Richards, Providence, East Side Box 5. Boston, Fridays, 11 to 1, 16 Jackson Hall, Trinity Court. Address Providence.

PLACEMENT BUREAU for employer and employee: housekeepers, matrons, governesses, secretaries, dietitians, attendants, mother's helpers. 51 Trowbridge St., Cambridge, Mass.

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MOTHER'S helper, by January 15. White, refined, educated Protestant. Care of fouryear-old boy, help with upstairs work; no heavy cleaning. Must be good sewer. State W. C. Hesse, Jr., Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. RESPONSIBLE woman to assist mother with household duties, including simple cooking, in cultivated home. Address G. B., 19 Hobart Road, Summit, N. J.

TWO young girls, preferably sisters or friends, to run Ford car, do light housework, and make themseives generally useful in country home. No cooking or laundry. Address Box 58, Radnor, Pa.

WANTED-Companion-chauffeuse to semiinvalid. Adaptable, cheerful, educated. References. "J, The Colonial Hotel, 11th and Spruce Sts., Philadelphia, Pa.

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

TEACHERS WANTED, men and women,

Salt River Valley, Arizona for all departments of colleges and schools.

will make you a fine living and steady profits. Ten to twenty acres enough. Moderate cost, easy terms. Raise dates, oranges, grapefruit, lemons, lettuce, early vegetables, cotton, alfalfa, grains, sorghums, poultry, live stock, and dairy products. Write for free folder. C. L. Seagraves, Supervisor of Agriculture, Santa Fe Ry., 962 Railway Exchange, Chicago, or a letter to Chamber of Commerce, Phoenix, Arizona, will bring you full information.

Property Wanted Wanted

Immediate and future vacancies. The Interstate Teachers' Agency, 717 Macheca Building, New Orleans, La.

WANTED-Experienced English nursery governess to care for little girl six years old at Rochester, N. Y. Best references required. 9,196, Outlook.

CHILD's nurse-governess. Country location. Two small children. Excellent salary paid to gentlewoman who loves children, thoroughly understands physical care, directing play, and early instruction. State experience, salary received, references. Mrs. Stephens, Box 187, Auburn, Pa. GOVERNESS wanted, to take charge of

to Lease Small School boy 8 years old. Teach French, music, and

or Buy

Address, with particulars, 3,147, Outlook.



BOOKS on pedigrees, genealogies, and coats-of-arms. Every Anglo-Saxon and Celtic name. Kindly inquire for particulars. Chas. A. O'Connor, 21 Spruce St., New York City. STORIES, poems, plays, etc., are wanted for publication. Submit MSS. or write Literary Bureau, 325, Hannibal, Mo.


INVENTIONS wanted. Cash or royalty for ideas. Adam Fisher Mfg. Co., 217,St. Louis, Mo.


COPLEY CRAFT CHRISTMAS CARDS, hand-colored, sent on approval. The line is best known for its distinctive verses. Discounts to those selling among friends.Jessie A. McNicol, 18 Huntington Ave., Boston, Mass.

school lessons. age, nationality, and experience. Must have good references. Fine position for the right one. Whitman, P. O. Box 34, Station O, New York. HOPKINS' Educational Agency, 507 Fifth Ave. Governesses, nurses, housekeepers, dietitians, teachers, companions, secretaries, attendants.

WANTED-Teachers all subjects. Good vacancies in schools and colleges. International Musical and Educational Agency, Carnegie Hall, N. Y.

BIG demand for teachers for emergency vacancies. Ernest Olp, Steger Bldg., Chicago.


Business Situations CHURCH or school secretary position wanted by young woman of refinement. 9,276, Outlook.

POSITION wanted by woman of unusual executive ability as social secretary, accountant, or chaperon. Visiting only. 9,277, Outlook. SECRETARY- stenographer, experienced educational work, desires responsible position. References. 9,357, Outlook.

Tours and Cruises


A Cruise Tour
January 29th

70 days-$2200 up

WEST INDIES Cruises 23 days under Tropical skies $450 up




Including the best there is to see in South America and the celebrated trip over the Andes. Down the West coast on the luxurious Pacific Line steamer "Ebro "-up the East coast via the Lamport & Holt Line. Seventy days of pleasure on land and sea. An extended program of sightseeing in all the principal cities of South America.

January 15th, S. S. Ulua; February 19th, S. S. Toloa, of the Great White Fleet. These new steamers, built for cruising in the tropics, offer the comforts of an ocean liner. Visiting Havana, Santiago, Port Antonio, Kingston, Cristobal, Panama Canal, Port Limon, San Jose and Havana.

Honolulu, Japan, Manchuria, North and South China and the Philippine Islands. Sailing from Vancouver January 13; from San Francisco January 24, February 5 and 20, March 16, April 2 and 30, May 28 and June 25; from Seattle March 11. Small parties under personal escort. Write for details. Conducted tours leaving each week from the middle of January throughout the winter to California and Florida. Stopover privilege enabling individuals to return independently or with a later tour. Write for details.


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Business Situations FIRST-class dressmaker and seamstress would like private residence or institutional position for the winter. 9,251, Outlook.

Companions and Domestic Helpers POSITION as companion, chaperon in girls' school, or managing housekeeper by woman of refinement. 9,198, Outlook. COMPANION-housekeeper. Take entire charge of apartment or house. References. 9,237, Outlook.

LADY, a Virginian, desires position as companion for young woman or for elderly or invalid one in refined Christian home of means. Best of references given and asked. Address Miss K., P. O. Box 117, Eastville, Va. EXCEPTIONAL musician. cultured, wellread young lady of artistic tastes desires position as companion, social secretary, or governess. Preferably in or suburbs of New York. 9,271, Outlook.

YOUNG lady student desires position as companion in physician's family-no children. Two days weekly free for study. Moderate compensation. New York City only


Companions and Domestic Helpers REFINED middle-aged woman desires position as companion-secretary. Capable of inanaging household. 9,252, Outlook.

CULTURED lady would chaperon young girl in New York City or would care for semi-invalid going to California for the winter. 9,253, Outlook.

MIDDLE-aged lady wishes position as managing housekeeper, useful companion, or charge of child. References. P. O. Box 239, Rosemont, Pa.

MANAGING housekeeper for elderly couple where companionship will be appreciated, or in home where a child needs love and care. 9,275, Outlook.

NURSE, graduate, healthy, strong, willing, desires position to go to warm climate for winter months. Will go anywhere. 9,274, Outlook.

HOUSEKEEPER desires care of home and children; any section. Excellent references. 9,268, Outlook.

CULTURED gentlewoman will act as visiting reader-companion or chaperon two or three hours a day. Highest credentials.

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"NOT AT HOME” DWARD BOK, in his recently publis autobiography, tells this story of author of "Alice in Wonderland," "Le Carroll," otherwise C. L. Dodgson, i whom he sought a series of articles. A great difficulty (for the author le secluded life at Oxford and rarely admi any one into his confidence), Mr. Bok introduced to the Rev. Charles L. De son, a tutor in mathematics.

"You are quite in error," said mathematician, when Mr. Bok had st his errand. "You are not speaking to person you think you are addressing."

"Do I understand, Mr. Dodgson," claimed Mr. Bok, "that you are 'Lewis Carroll' that you did not 'Alice in Wonderland"?"

For an answer the tutor rose, went i another room, and returned with a be which he handed to Bok. "That is book," he said simply. It was entit "An Elementary Treatise on Deter nants," by C. L. Dodgson. It was a copy the book which he had sent to Que Victoria when she requested a pers copy of the famous story.

"As I said in the beginning," contin Mr. Dodgson, "you are in error. Yaa not speaking to Lewis Carroll.'"

And nothing that Mr. Bok could s do, despite the fact that he expended t hours in the effort, could break down t



EWS despatches from Denver record t discovery of prehistoric ruins of t cliff-dwelling settlements in a canyon of the junction of the Yamoa and Gra Rivers, in a remote section of the nor western corner of Colorado, as reported Professor Jean A. Jeancon, agent of United States Bureau of Ethnology.

James Loftus, ranchman, of Yough Colorado, brought word of the findin together with a detailed description of ruins. Discoveries of incalculable val to science and history have been ma in the ruins, according to Profes Jeancon.

Homesteaders' curiosity aroused by t ancient and peculiar canyon walls and ove hanging ledges, partially eclipsed by "long, deep opening, resembling a gr pair of lips, with flat, stone-colored teet fed Loftus to make an investigation of t ruins, he said to-day.

In the rooms he declared he fo wicker baskets filled with what appear to be grain. Two skeletons were found one of the rooms. Pieces of pottery baked clay were littered about the floor the houses.


SITUATIONS WANTED Companions and Domestic Helpers POSITION of dignity and trust desired by cultured, versatile, ambitious woman, exceptionally experienced and capable in supervision of household, care and training of children, shopping, chaperoning, etc. Would accompany lady South or as companion to one living in hotel. 9,272, Outlook.

WANTED-Young woman, college graduate, professional training and experience, capable, reliable, best references, eager for normal, wholesome family life, desires position in home. Willing to make herself generally useful. Suburban New York preferred. 9,269, Outlook.

HOMEMAKER-Cultured woman, proven executive ability, desires supervision motherless home or similar field requiring intelligence, experience. Resident or visiting. Eastern States, Washington preferred. Social, business references exchanged. 9.260, Outlook.

CHAPERON-Traveled woman, refined, going to California in December, will chaperon children or others. References exchanged. E. W.. 162 Croton Ave.. Ossining.

SITUATIONS WANTED Companions and Domestic Helpe COMPANION, secretary. Twelve city reference. Would travel. Inte requested. Free after Dec. 15. 9,273, Oto MISCELLANEOUS

MISS Guthman, New York shopper send things on approval. No samples. B ences. 309 West 99th St. GRAPHOLOGY.

Interesting chi study. Complete analysis of band made for $5. 9,249, Outlook. HOW to become a member of DISO ERED GEMS. Price 10 cents. Discor Gems, Kennebunk, Maine.

M. W. Wightman & Co. Shopping A established 1895. No charge; prompt de 44 West 22d St., New York.

WANTED-Young women to take months' course in training for the chronic and convalescent invalida A F. E. Parker Home, New Brunswick. HOME for CHILDREN deviating NORMAL. Teacher of experience ba ing for few children deviating from in her country home. Ages 7 to 12 Co


HOOTING Over the heads of an enemy is

Soit to be responsible for some of the great waste of ammunition in warfare; this often results from the involuntary raising of the gun as the excited soldier jerks the trigger instead of "squeezing it off." An American army officer has invented what is called a relaxing trigger to insure better marksmanship. The new trigger is pulled clear back, and then, after the pressure on it ceases, it moves forward and fires the gun automatically.

Johnny Smith had got into his first pair of long "pants," an exchange says, and felt his new importance. He answered a ring at the door. "Is Mr. Smith in ?" inquired the stranger. “I am Mr. Smith,” Johnny announced without a smile.

The exportation of locomotives and steel rails furnishes an interesting indication of the trend of reviving trade. In September, according to the "Railway Age," in a total of 154 locomotives bought, France took the largest number, and was followed by Italy, Cuba, China, and Spain. Of rails, Cuba took the greatest amount, and was followed by Canada, Brazil, French Africa, and Sweden. Of freight cars, the largest number were bought by France, while Poland, Mexico, Cuba, and Italy followed in the order named.

A reader of The Outlook vouches for this juvenile reflection upon the higher education: The young uncle had just returned from college on a vacation and was telling his very small niece about Central Park. "Some day," he said, "uncle will take you there and you shall ride on one of the little donkeys." "But, Uncle Harry, what is a donkey? You must tell me. I've never been to college, you know."

From Calcutta a subscriber sends an advertisement clipped from an Allahabad paper, which he says furnishes an interesting comment on Indian family life :

WANTED A BRIDEGROOM for my elder daughter; comely, loving of disposition; marriage would, Bhagavan willing, be celebrated in the coming Voisakh. Gentlemen willing to join my brother-in-law and myself on Shri Rameshwar Pilgrimage in January 1921 are invited to correspond, together with horoscopes of their boys of age 14-16 years.

Unusual prosperity as a result of the high price of cotton was responsible, according to the New York "Times," for a little mixup in the plans of Sambo and Mandy. They had both saved money, and finally each concluded to spend some of it in a present to the other. "Ah's goin' shoppin'!" Sambo announced one morning. Mandy followed at noon. They shopped independently and returned in triumph at supper. Each one had a surprise for the other, which neither would divulge till the morning. Daylight brought their surprises -together. Two big furniture vans backed up to the two-room cabin, and from each was brought forth a shiny upright piano! Sambo and Mandy had each bought a piano and paid cash for it.

"Topsy-turvy" pronunciations:

"The Mexican guide was taking a party of American tourists around the City of Mexico. He was explaining about a school building when the scholars came trooping

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How Constipation Follows a Derangement of the Mechanism, and How It can Most Effectually be Relieved

T the rear of the abdomen lies a great" plexus plexus" or nerve center that works in a manner similar to a telephone central switchboard. It receives messages from nerves in various regions of the body and transmits them to minor nerve centers or "ganglia," which directly act on the muscles to be stimulated. Its principal function is to keep in operation various mechanical processes, of which the most important is the proper elimination of food waste.

The presence of food waste in the colon ready for discharge causes a message to pass to this plexus. The plexus immediately forwards this message on to the smaller nerve centers which directly control the muscles of elimination in the walls. of the colon.

Constipation results from failure of the colon muscles to respond to orders. These muscles may fail because the waste matter in the colon is hard and dry, or because of reaction from over-stimulation created by salts, pills, castor-oil, mineral waters, etc. They are "tired out" and unable to respond-just as a jaded horse can no longer respond to the whip.

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* In succeeding issues of this publication will appear other articles on the elimination of food waste, based upon the conclusions of leading medical authorities.

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