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THE 8EMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
The Last Shot
(Copyright, 19U. br Chatle Scribneri Sons)
At their homo on the frontier between
thn Iirowni and Orayn Marta Onlliind nml
her mother, ontertnlnlnK Colonel Wentcr
Unit of tho Grays, see Captain LanBtron
of tho Hrownn Injured by a fall In hl
aeroplane. Ton yonrs later. Wonterllnu,
nominal vlco but real chief of ntarf, re-enforces
Bouth La Tlr and meditates on war.
Marta telU him of her teaching chlldron
tho follies or war and martini patrlotUm,
and bogs him to prevent war while ha In
chief of staff. Lanstron calls on Marta
At her homo. She tells Trinitron that sho
believes Feller, tho gardoner, to bo a spy.
Lanstron confesses It Is tnio and shown
her a telephono which Feller lias con
cealed In a socrot passage under the towor
for use to benefit the Browns In war
emergencies. I.anstron declares his love
for Marta. Wcstcrllng and tho Gray
premier plan to uio a trivial international
Affair to foment warlike patriotism and
strike beforo declaring war. I'artow,
Ilrown chief of staff, reveals his plans to
I.anstron, made vlco-chlef. Tho Gray
riny crosses tho border line and attacks.
The Ilrowns check them. Artillery, In
fantry, aeroplanes and dirigibles engage,
Marta has her first glimpse of war In Its
modern, cold, scientific, murdcrou bru
tality The Drowns fall .back to the Qal
land house. Marta sees a night attack.
The a rays attack In force. Filler leaves
his secret telephono and goes back to his
guns. Hand to hand fighting. The Browns
fall back again. Marta asks Lanstron over
the phono to appeal to Partow to stop tho
fighting. Vandalism in the Galland house.
Westerllng and his staff occupy the Oat
land house and ho begins to woo Marta,
vrho npparently throws her fortunes with
tho O rays and offers valuabto Information,
Sho calls up Lanstron on the secret tele
phone and plans to glvo Wcstorllng Infor
mation that will trap the a ray army.
Westerllng forms his plan of attack upon
what he learns from hor. Tho Grays take
Bordlr. Through Marta Westerllng Is led
to concentrate his attack on tho main line
at Enfjadlr. A leak of Information is sus
pected. Bouchard Is relieved as chief In
CHAPTER XVII Continued.
All on tho subjoct for tho prcsontl
"Whea It wan taken up again hln suc
cessor would bo in charge Ho, tho
Indefatlgablo, tho ovor-lntonso, with
ttnodlovHl partisan fervor, who loathod
'in .secret machinon llko Turcas, was
tho first man of tho staff, to go for In
competency. "And Engadlr Is tho koy-point," Wos
terllng was saying.
"Yes," agreed Turcas.
"So wo concontrato to break through
'there' Westerllng continued, "whllo
wo engngo tho wholo lino flercoly
enough to mako tho onomy uncertain
wkoro the crucial attack is to bo
"Out, general, If thoro Is any placo
that is naturally strong, that " Tur
"Tho ono place whero they are confi
dent that wo won't attack! " Wester
llng interrupted. Ho resented tho
staff's professional respect for Turcas.
After a ollonco and n survey of tho
facoB around, ho added with senten
tious effect: "And I was right about
To this argument thero could bo no
answer. Tho ono stroke of general
chip by tho Grave, who, otherwlso, had
succeeded alone through repeated
ruQOB nttnckB, had been Westerllng's
hypothesis that had gained Dordlr In
a single assault.
"Engadlr It la thont" said Turcas
with tho loyalty of tho subordinate
in my own ueicnm ana tor Your
who makes a superior's conviction his
own, tho better to carry It out,
Hazily, Bouchard had hoard tho talk,
whllo ho was looking at WoBterllng
e,uu Huciug iiiiu, uui ui uio hcwi ot mo
council tablo, but In tho arbor in eager
a I t. f . A A. it. t a m x
appeal to Marta.
"I shall And out! I shall find out!"
was drumming In his temples when
the council rose; and, without a word
or a backward glanco, ho was tho first
to leave the room.
When Bouchard returned to bis desk
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ewriea, bbiubu uimu mj uitumo rou
tlno details for his departure, while
the rest of the staff was Immersed In
the activity of the preparations for the
nttack on Kngndlr. Ho knew that ho
could not sleep If he lay down. So he
spent tho night at work. In tho morn
ing his successor, n young man whom
ho himself had chosen and .trained,
Colonel Hclllnl, appeared, and tho
fallen man received tho rising man
with forced official courtesy,
"In my own defense and for your
aid," ho snld, "I show you n copy of
what I hava Just written to General
A brief noto It was, In fnrcwo.ll, be
ginning with conventional thanks for
Westerllng's confidence In tho past.
"I am punished for being right," It
concluded. "It Is my belief that MIsb
Galland sends news to the enemy and
that sho draw6 It from you without
your consciousness of tho fact. I tell
you honestly. Do what you will with
It took more courngo thnn any act
of his llfo for the loyul Iiouchard to
daro such candor to a superior. See
ing tho patchy, yellow, bloodless face
drawn In stiff lines and tho abysmal
staro of tho deep-sot eyes in their
bony recessefl, Bellini was swept with
a wave of sympathy.
"Thank you, Bouchard. You've been
very fine!" said Bellini ns ho grasped
Bouchard's hand, which was ley cold.
"My duty my duty, In tho hope that
wo shall kill two Browns for every
Gray who has fallen that wo shall
yot soo them starved and besieged
and crying for mercy In their capital,"
replied Bouchard. Ho saluted with a
dismal, urgent formality and stalked
out of tho room with tho trend of tho
ghost of Hnmlct'a father.
Tho Btrango Impression that this
tarowoll loft with Bellini still lingered
when, a few moments lator, Wester
llng Bummonod him. Not nlono tho
dlftldonco of a now member of the
staff going Into tho presence accounted
for tho stir In his temples, as ho wait
ed till somo papers were signed be
foro ho had Westerllng's attention.
Then Westerllng picked up Bouchard's
noto and shook his head sadly.
"Poor Bouchard! You can boo for
yourself," and ho handed tho noto to
Bolltnl. "I should hnvo realized ear
lier that It wns a enso for tho doctor
and not for roprlmnnd. Mad! Poor
Bouchard! Ho hadn't tho ability or
tho resiliency of mind for his task, as
I hopo you have, colonel."
'I hopo so, sir," replied Bellini.
"I'vo no doubt you havo," said Wei-
torllng. "You aro my choice!"
A Change of Plan.
That day nnd tho noxt Westerllng
had no tlmo for strolling In tho gar-
don. His only exerciso was a fow
periods of pacing on tho veranda. Tur
cas, as tirelessly Industrious as ever,
developed an Increasingly quiet Insist
enco to leavo tho responsibility of do-
clslons about everything of Importance
to a chlof who was becoming Increas
ingly arbitrary. Tho attack on Enga
dlr being tho Jewel of Westerllng's
own planning, ho was disinclined to
risk Buccess by delegating authority,
which also meant sharing tho glory of
Bouchard's note, though officially dlB'
missed as a matter of pathology, would
not accopt dismissal privately. In
flashes of distinctness It recurred to
him between reports of tho progress
of preparations and directions as to
dispositions. At dusk of tho second
day, vhun nil tho guns nnd troops had
their places .for tho final movement un
der cover of darkness and he rose
from his desk, tho thing that had
odgod Uh way into a crowded mind
took possession of the premises that
Btrategy and tactics had vacated. It
passed under tho same analysis as his
work. His overweening prldo, so sen
sitive to tho suspicion of a conviction
that ho had been fooled, put his rein
Hons with Marta In logical review. Ho
had fallen In lovo in tho midst of war,
A cool and lntonso impatience pen-
sesBcd him to study hor In tho light
1 of his now skepticism, whon, turning
tho path of tho first torraco, ho saw
hor watching tho Bunsot ovor th crest
of tho rnngo.
Sho wnB standing quite' still, a slim.
soft Bhadow between him nnd tho light,
' "Euro nnu quarter
I '" vaijucl minx UB won-
uoroci. waB sho posing at that in
stant for his bonoflt? When sho
turned, her fnco In the Bhadow. tho
Blow of tho sunset soemod to romnln
in hor oyos. othorwlsu without nxnrnfll
I .... -
sioii, yet nulo to dotect Bomothlng un
usual under externals aa they ex
changed commonplaces of greeting.
"Well, thero'B a chaugo in our offl
clal family. Wo havo lost Bouchard
transforrod to another post!" said
Marta noted that, though ho
the news, a casus! turn, his scrutiny
'"' "roworka worth seeing, and It
la mm oui I cant Bay mat my
. j t i. .. .
i iuuurt uuu i omul uo Horry, Bno ro
mamou. no was tuwaya glaring at
Utt as U 110 WlBliea UB OUI or Bllirit.lt,, nnnlnnt olio n ,i..i.i .
t .... ... . ... ...
inaoeu, u no uuu his way, i minn no
- wouia navo mauo us pnaonera or war.
Wasn't ho a woman-hater?" she con
cluded, half In Irritation, halt in
"Ho had that reputation," said Wes
terllng. "What do you think led to
his departure?" ho continued.
"I confess I cannot guess!" said
Marta, with a look at tho sunset glow
no if sho resented the loss of a min
ute of It.
"Thoro has been a leak of informa
tion to tho Browns!," he announced.
"Thoro has! And ho was Intelli
gence ofllccr, wasn't he?" sho asked,
turning to Westerllng, her curiosity
apparently aroused as a matter of cour
tesy to his own interest In the sub
ject. "Who do you think ho nccused?
Why, you," he added, with a peculiar
She noted tho peculiarity of tho
"Oh!' Her eyoe opened wide In
wonder only wonder, nt first. Then,
ns comprehension took the place of
wonder, they grow sympathetic. "That
explains!" Bho exclaimed. "His hate
ful glances wero thoso of delusion. Ho.
was going mad, you mean?'
"Yes," snld Westerllng, "that that
would explain It!"
"I have been told that when people
go mad they always aBcrlbo every In-
Jury dono to them to tho person who
happens to havo excited their dislike,"
"Which seems to havo been the case
here," Westerllng nssented. Ho did
not know what else to say. His prldo
was recovering its natural confidence
in tho infallibility of his Judgment of
human beings. Ho was seeing his sus
picions uo ridiculous enough to con
vict him of n brain as disordered as
Marta was thinking that sho had
been Bkatlng on very thin lco and
that sho must go on skating till Bho
broko through. There wns an exhila
ration about it that sho could not re
sist: the exhilaration of risk nnd the
control of her facultlos, prompted by
a purposo hypnotically compelling.
Both were silent, she watching tho
sky, ho In anticipation nnd suspense.
Tho rose went violet and tho Bhadows
over tho rnngo deeponod.
'Tho guns and tho troops wait.
With darkness the music begins!" ho
said slowly, with a start of Btern
"The music tho music! Ho calls
It music!" ran through Mnrta's mind
mockingly, but Bho did not opon hor
"They wait, ready, every detail ar
ranged," ho continued proudly.
Tho sky morged Into the shadows of
the landscape that spread and thick
ened into blackness. Out of tho drawn
curtains of night broko an ugly flash
and farther up tho slope spread tho
oxploslvo circlo of light of a bursting
"Tho signal!" ho exclaimed.
Right and left tho blasts spread
along tho Gray lines nnd right nnd
loft, on tho Instant, tho Browns sent
tho,r b,nsts ,n ronIv- Countless tongues
of flamo soemod to burst from count
less craters, dnd tho range to rock In
a torment- of crashes. In tho Inter
vening spneo betweon tho ugly, sav
age gusts from tho Gray gun mouths,
which sont tholr shells from tho midst
of exploding Brown shells, swept tho
ooams or tho Brown search-lights,
their rays lost llko sunlight in tho vor
tex of an open furnace door.
"Splendid! splendid!" exclaimed
Westerllng, in a sweep of emotion at
tho sight that had been born of his
command. "Five thousand guns on
our Bide alone! Tho world has nover
Boon tho equal of this!'
Marta looked away from the range
to his faco. very distinct In tho garish
illumination, it was tuo laco of a
maestro of war seeing all his rehear
sals and nil his labors come true in
symphonic gratification to vtho eyo
and ear; tho faco of a man of trained
mind, tho product of civilization, with
At .t-ll A ' - - . ,.
the, elation of a party leader on the
floor of a parliament In a crisis.
"Soon, now!" said Westerllng, and
looked at his watch.
Shortly, In tho direction of Engadlr,
to tho rear of tho steady flashes
broko forth lino after lino of flashes
nB tho long-range batterlos, which so
far had been silent, Joined their might
ier voices to tho chorus, making a con
tinuous leaping burst of explosions
ovor tho Brown positions, which wero
tho rcal obJect of tho attack
ine moment i vo uvea fori" ex
claimed Westerllng. "Our infantry la
starting up tho apron of Engadlr! Wo
held back tho flro of tho heavy guns
concontrntcd for tho purposo of sup
porting tho men with an outburst.
Threo hundred heavy guns pouring In
their Bholla on a spaco of two acres!
Wo'ro tearing tholr redoubts to pieces!
They can't seo to flro! They can't
llvo under ltl Thoy'ro In the crater
of a volcano! Whon our Infantry la
l on tho edgo of tho wrockago tho guns
ceaso. Our Infantry crowd In crowd
tntn tlm finllHA Hlnf Pnrtnn. 1ii.ll.
Ho.u nnd that numbora count; that
,.. nnwnt- nf rnnilnrn i-nnrtrn will
- - - ---
mo way ior imaniry in masses to tako
nml hold vital tactical positional And
-no no, tholr flro In roply Is not as
strong as I expected
"Bocauso they aro lotting you In I
It will bo strong enough In duo sea
son 1" thought Marta In tho uncontrol
lablo triumph of antagonism. Five
against throe wns In his tono and In
ovory lino of his fcaturos.
"It's hard for a Boldlor to leave a
sight llko this, but tho real news will
7 adding; as To turned away:
Unn rnmn n linrft I will rfcMim ir n
- 1 you tho results.
Turning hor bnck to tho rang for
......, " .n.itniu m
tho lights of tho town and tho threads
or light of tho waeon-tralns and th
sweep of tho lights of tho railroad
trains on tho plain; whllo In the fore
ground every window of tho houso was
ablaze, like some factory on a busy
night shift. Sho could hear the click
of the telegraph Instruments nlrendy
reporting tho details of tho action as
cheerfully as Brobdingnnglan crickets
In their peaceful surroundings. Then
out of the shadows Westerllng reap
peared, "Tho apron of Engadlr Is ours!" ho
called. "Thanks to you!" ho added
with pointed emphasis, Back In tho
houso ho had rccclvod congratula
tions with a nod, as if success wero
a matter of course. Beforo her, ex
ultation unbent stiffness, nnd he waB
hoarsely triumphant and eager. "It's
plain sailing now," ho went on. "A
break in the main line! Wo havo
only to drive homo tho wedgo, and
then and then!" ho concluded.
Sho felt him close, his breath on
"Peace!" sho hastened to say, draw-
ring back Instinctively.
And then! The Irony of tho words
In the light of her knowledgo wns
pointed by a terrific renewal of tho
thunders and tho flashes far up on tho
range, and she could not resist ro
Jolclng In hor heart.
"That's tho Browns!" exclaimed
Westerllng fn surprise.
Tho volume of Are Increased. With
tho rest of tho frontier In darkness,
tho Engadlr section wns an Isolated
blaze. In Its light she saw his fea
tures, without alarm but hardening In
"They've awakened to what they have
lost! They havo been rushing ud re
serves and aro making a counter
attack. Wa must hold what wo have
gained, no matter what tho cost!"
His last sentence was spoken over
his shoulder ns he started for the
Without changing her position,
hardly turning her head, she watched
until tho firing began to lessen rap
idly. Then sho heard his step. She
rose to faco him, summoning back
the spirit of the actress.
"This la better yet! I camo to tell
you that tho countor-attack failed 1" he
said as ho saw her appear from tho
shelter of tho arbor.
Sho wondered if Bho were going to
fall. But tho post of tho trellis was
within reach. Sho caught hold of it
to steady herself. Failed!
I . . .... .
"Tho killing It must have been ter
rible!" her mind at last made hor ex
ciatm to cover ner tardiness or re
sponse to his mood. .
"You thought of that aa you Bhould
as I dor no said.
Ho took her hands in his, pulsing
warm with the flowing red of his
strength. Sho lot them remain life
lessly, aa If sho had not tho will to
tako them away, the Instinct of her
part again dominant. To him this was
another victory, and It waa discovery
-the dl8covery of melting weakness
in her for the first time, which magni
fied his eenso of masculine power. He
tightened his grip slightly and sho
"You aro tired!" ho said, and It hurt
hor that ho should bo bo considerate.
"Tho killing to end thnt! It's all
I want!" sho breathed miserably.
''And tho end Is near!" ho said
'Yes, now, thanks to you!"
Thanks to hor! And Bho must listen
and submit to his touch!
"Then engineers and material wore
ready to go In," ho continued. "Bo
foro morning, as I had planned, wo
all n 11 Kft an wrill f - t fl a1 I i ttm
I nuuti wu ww fv mtituLU lit mu JJUOI
tlon that nothing can budge us. This
success so strengthens my nower with
tho staff and tho premier that I need
not wan on iauinn mates. I am
supreme, I shall mnko tho most of
tho demoralization of this blow to tho
ouemy. I shall not wait on slow ap
proaches in tho hope of saving life.
Tomorrow I shall attack and keep on
attacking till all tho main lino Is ours."
"Now you aro playing your real part,
the conqueror!" Bho thought gladly.
"Your kind of peaco 1b tho ruin of an
other people; the peaco of a helpless
enomy. Thnt 1b better" bottor for her
conscience. Unwittingly, sho nllowod
hor hands to remain in his. In tho pa
ralysis of despair she was unconscious
that sho had hands. Sbo felt that sho
could enduro anything to retrieve tho
error into whUh he had boon the
means of lending tho Browns. And
tho killing--It would not stop, sh
knew. No, tho Browns would not
yield until they wore decimated.
"Wo havo tho numbers to sparo.
Numbers Bhall press homo home to
terms In their capital!" Westerllng'i
volco grow husky as ho proceeded,
harsh as orders to soldiers wild hesi
tated In face of flro. "After that after
that" tlio tono changed from harsh'
ness to desire, which was still the do
slro of possession "tho frulto ol
peace, a triumph that I want you to
share!" Ho was drawing hor toward
him with an Impulso of the force ol
thin desire, when she broko froo wltb
an abrupt, struggling pull.
"Not that! Not that! Your work
Is not yet done!" sho cried.
Hu made a move ns If to persist,
then he fell back with a gesture ol
"Illght! Hold mo to It!" ho ex
clnlmed resolutely. "Hold mo to the
bargain! So a woman worth while
should hold a man worth whllo."
"Yes!" slio managed to say, and
turned to go In a sudden impetus of
energy. Half running, half stumbling,
tho light of tho lantern bobbing and
trembling weirdly, she hastened
through tho tunnel. Usually tho time
for taking the rccolver down til)
Lanny replied waB only a half min
ute. Now she waited what seemed
many minutes without response. Had
tho connections been broken? To
mako sure that her impatience was
not tricking her sho began to count
off tho seconds. Then she heard Lan
stron's voico, broken and hoarse:
"Marta, Marta, he Is dead! Partow
Recovering himself, Lanstron told
the story of Partow'e going, which wa
in keeping with hta life and hit
prayers. Aa tho doctor put it, the
light of his mind, turned on full volt
age to the last, wont out without a
flicker. Through tho day ho had at
tended to the dispositions for receiv
ing tho Grays' attack, enlivening rou
tine as usual with flashes of humor
and reflection ranging beyond tho de
tails in hand. An hour or bo before
dark ho had reached across the table
and laid his big, soft palm on tho back
of Lanstron's hand. Ho wob thinking
aloud, a habit of his in Lanstron's com
pany, when an idea requiring gesta
tion camo to him.
"My boy, Jt is not fatal if wo lose
tho apron of Engadlr. The defenses
behind It aro very strong."
"No, not fatal," Lanstron agreed.
"But it's very important."
"And Westerllng will think it fatal.
Yes, I understand his character. Yes-
yes; and it our counter-attack should
fail, then Miss Galland'B position
would bo secure Hm-m-m those
whom the gods would destroy
hm-m-m. Westerllng will bo con
vinced that repeated, overwhelming
attacks will gain our main line. In
stead of using engineering approaches,
ho will throw his battalions, masses
upon masses, against our works until
his strength is spent. It would be
baiting the bull. A risk a risk but,
my boy, I am going to "
Partow's head, which was bent In
thought, dropped with a Jerk. A con
vulsion shook him and he fell forward
onto the map, his bravo old heart in
its last flutter, and Lanstron was alone
in the silent room with tho dead and
"Tho ordor that I knew he was about
to speak, Marta, I gavo for him," Lan
stron concluded. "It seemed to me
an Inspiration his last Inspiration
to make tho counter-attack a feint."
"And you'ro acting chief of staff,
Lanny? You against Westerllng?"
Tho colonel of tho 128th and Captain
Fracasso were eating their biscuits to
gether and making occasional remark!
rather than holding a conversation.
"Well, Westerllng Is a fleld-mar
Rhal," said the colonel.
'Yes, he's got something out of It!"
'The men seem to bo losing spirit
thcro'a not doubt of It!" exclaimed the
colonel, moro aloud to himself than
to Fracasse, after a while.
"No wonder!" replied Fracasse. Man
tlnet though ho was, he spoko in grum
bling loyalty to his soldiers. "What
kind of Bplrlt is thoro In doing th
work of navvies? Spirit! No sol
diers over fought better In invasion,
at least. Look at our losses! Spirit!
Westerllng drives us In. Ho thlnkB
we can climb Niagara Falls! He "
"Stop! You are talking like nn an
archist!" snapped tho colonel. "How
can the men havo spirit when you feel
"I Bhall continue to obey orders and
do my duty, sir I" replied Fracasse.
"And they will, too, or I'll know tho
Thero was a silence, but at length
tho colonel exploded:
"I suppose Westerllng knows what
ho Is doing!"
"Still wo must go on! Wo must
"Yes, tho offensive- always wins in
tho end. Wo must go on!"
"And onco wo havo tho range yes,
ouco wo'vo won one vital position the
men will rocover their enthusiasm and
bo crying: 'On to tho capital!'"
"Illght! We wero forgetting history.
Wo wore forgetting tho volatility of
(TO UK CONTINI'KD)
Cholera's Natural Home.
Tho marshy ground of tho Gnnges
delta, with Its vast masses of vogo
tntlon, decaying under a tropical sun,
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In that pestilontiul- region the chol
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and all tho year round. Every chol
era epldomlc which has desolated
Europe, ovory visitation of tho plague
Is believed to havo started from tho
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The New Process, it iw
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Another of the series of experiments to
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extremely satisfactory results. Fortifica
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Uric acid in meat excites the kid
neys, they become overworked; get
sluggish, ache, and feel like lumps of
lead. Tho urino becomes cloudy; tho
bladder is irritated, and you may bo
obliged to eeek relief two or threa
times during the night. When tho kid
noya clog you must help them flush
off tho body's urinous wasto or you'll
bo a real sick person shortly. At first
you feel a dull misery in tho kidney
region, you suffer from backache, Blck
headache, dizziness, stomach gets sour,
tongue coated and you feel rbeumatio
twinges when tho weather Is bad.
Eat less moat, drink lots of water;
also get from any pharmacist four
ounces of Jad Salts; tako a table
Bpoonful In a glass of water before
breakfast for a few days and your
kidneys will then act fine. This fa
mous salts is raado from the acid of
grapes and lemon Juice, combined
with lithla, and has been used for
generations to clean clogged kidneys
and stimulate them to normal activity.
also to neutralize the acids In urine,
so it no longer is a source of irrita
tion, thus ending bladder weakness.
Jad Salts 1b inexpensive, cannot in
jure; makes a delightful effervescent
llthla-water drink which everyone
should tako now nnd then to keep tho
kidneys clean and active. Druggists
hero say thoy sell lots of Jad Salts to
folks who belleyo In overcoming .kid
ney trouble whllo It ist. only trouble.
Among Thoso Present.
"Did Blinks exhibit at the horse
"Well, ho made an ass of himself."
Philadelphia Public Ledger.
A good camel will travel 100 miles a
day for ten days.
Tho hardest work that somo people
do is trying to avoid work.
by getting a big red
can of Van Houten's
Rona Cocoa today.
Better than coffee
and costs less. Half
Is Only Skis Deep
It is vitally nec
fore, that you
take good care
of your skin.
if used regularly will beautify and
preserve your complexion and help
you retain the bloom of early youth
for many years. Try it for 30
days. If not more than satisfied
you get your money back. 50c
at druggists or mailed direct.
Zona Company, Wichita, Kan.
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