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THE 8EMI-WEEKLV TRIBUNE. NORTH PLATTE. NEBRASKA.
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Humphrey Van Woydon. critic and dilet
tante, flndH himself aboard tho soallng
tchoooor aiinst, Captnln Wolf I. arson,
ound to Japan waters. Tho captain
makes him cnbln boy "for tho Rood of hi
foul." Wolf hazes a scMttan and makes
It the basis for a philosophic discussion
with Hump. Hump's Intimacy with Wolf
nereascs. A carnival of brutality breaks
oose In tho Bhlp, Wolf proves himself
he maater brute. Hump Is modo mate
pn tho holl-shlp and proves that he has
Jearnod "to stand on his own Icrs," Two
rnen dosort the vessel In one of the small
Louts. A young woman and four mon,
burvlvors of a atcamur wreck, nre res
louod from a small boat. The deserters
fire slKhted, but Wolf atands away and
avca them to drown. Maudo Hrewstor,
the rescued jrlrl. sees the cook towed ovor-
Elde to Rive him a bath nnd his foot
Itten off by a shark as ho Is hauled
aboard. She boffins to realize her dancer
ft the hands of Wolf. Van Weyden real
izes that he loves Maude. Wolfs brother,
JDeath Larsfln, corner on tho sealing
Irroundo In the steam sealer Macedonia,
"hoes" the sea. and Wolf captures sev
Wl of his boats. Th Ghost runs away
In a fog-. Wolf furnishes liquor to the
prisoners. He attacks Maudo. Van Wey
i!n attempts to kill him and falls. Wolf
Is i suddenly stricken helpless by the rotum
pf a blinding head trouble, and with all
hands drunk and asleep Van Woydon and
Maude escape In a small boat together.
CHAPTER XXIV Continued.
I had had no sloop for forty-eight
Biours. I wna wot nnd chilled to tho
Marrow, till I folt rnoro dead than
ptlvo. My body was stiff from oxor
jtlbn aa woll as from cold, and my
aching muacloH gavo mo tho sovor
est torturo whonovor I used thorn,
nd I UBod thorn continually. And all
J bo tlmo wo woro bolng driven off
nto tho northwest, directly away
(from Japan toward bleak Boring sea.
Maud's condition was pitiable. Sho
Hit crouchod lntho bottom of tho
,txat, hor Hps bluo, her faco gray and
Slalnly showing tho pain sho suffered,
ut ovor hor oyos looked bravoly at
too, and ovor hor Hps uttorcd bravo
Tho worst of tho storm must havo
blown that night, though Uttlo 1 no
ticed it. I had succumbod and slopt
whoro I sat In tho atom-shoots. Tho
morning of tho fourth day found tho
wind diminished to a gontlo whlspor,
Iho sea dying dowrt and tho sun shin
tng upon us. Oh, tho blessed sun!
How wo bathod our poor bodlos In Its
delicious warmth, rovlving llko bugs
nd crawling things aftor a storm.
Wo srallod again, said amusing things
and waxed optimistic ovor our situa
tion. Yot it was, if anything, worno
Came days of storm, days and
SlghtB of storm, whon tho ocean men
aced uq with Its roaring whltonoss,
and tho wind Bmoto our struggling
boat with a Titan's huffots. It was In
such a storm, and tho worst wo had
ezperioncod, that what I saw I could
ot at first bollovo. Days and nights
of sleeplessness and anxiety had
doubtlesB turned my head. I lookod
back at Maud, to identify myself, as
It woro, in tlmo and space. Again I
turned my faco to laoward, and again
I saw tho Jutting promontory, black
and high and nakod, tho raging surf
t.at broko about Its baso and boat its
front high up with Bpoutlng fountains,
tho black nnd forbidding coast lino
running toward tho southeast and
Irtngod with a tromondoua scarf of
Maud," I Bald. "Maud."
Sho turned her hoad and behold tho
; "It cannot bo Alaska!" sho cried.
"Alas, no," ,1 anBworod, and askod,
"Can you awlmt"
Sho shook her head.
"Neither can I." I Bald. "So wo
muBt got aahoro without Bwlmmlng
ta eomo oponlng between tho rocka
through which we can drivo the boat
and clambor out. But wo must bo
jaulck and aure."
I spoke with a confldonco she know
I did not fool, for nho looked at mo
with that unfaltorlug gazo of hora
"I havo not thanked you yot for all
you havo done for mo, but "
Sho hesitatod. as if in doubt how
boat to word hor gratitude
"Well?" I said, brutally, for I waB
not qulto pleased with her thanking
"You might holp mo," Bho smiled.
"To acknowlcdgo your obligations
boforo you die? Not at all. Wo aro
not going to dlo. Wo shall land on
that Island, and wo ahull bo snug and
Dholtored before tho day is dono."
I spoke stoutly, but I did not bo
llovo a word. Nor was I prompted to
llo through fear. I folt no fear, though
t was iuro of death In that boiling
turgo amongs tho rocks which was
rapidly growing nearer. It was im
possible to claw off that shore. Tho
Wind would Instantly capslzo tho
boat; tho sens would swamp It tho
tnomont it fell into tho trough; and,
besides, tho sail, lashdd to tho sparo
Bars, dragged In tho sea ahead of us,
Va a sea-anchor.
InBtlnctlvoly wo drow closer In-
f othor in tho bottom of tho boit. I
sit her mlttenod hand como out to
fcslne. And thus, without spooch, wo
waited tho ond. Wo wero not far off
kbo line the wind mado with tho w.ost
kra odgo of tho promontory, and I
Watched In tha hope that some set of
)fco current or send of the aoa would
jlflft us past befor wo reached the
"We ehall go eUar," I said, wit a
confldonco which I know docetved
nclthor it us.
"Hy God, wo will go cloarl" I cried,
flvo minutos later.
Tho oath loft my Hps In my oxclto
mont tho first, I do bollovo, In my
llfo, unloss "troublo It," an expletive
of my youth, bo accounted an oath.
"I beg your pardon," I said.
"You havo convinced mo of your
Blncorlty," sho Bald, with a faint Bmilo.
"I do know, now, that wo shall go
I had soon a distant headland past
tho oxtromo odgo of tho promontory,
and aa wo lookod wo could boo grow
tho Intervening coastlino of what was
evidently a deep covo. At tho samo
tlmo thoro broko upon our oars a con
tinuous nnd mighty hollowing. It par
took of tho magnitude and volumo of
distant thunder, and It camo to ub
dlroctly from looward, rising nbovo
tho ctnBh of tho Burf and traveling dl
roctly In tho teeth of tho storm. As
wo paBBod tho point tho wholo cove
burst upon our vlow, a half-moon of
whlto sandy beach upon which broko
a hugo surf, and which was covorod
with myrlndB of Bealo. It was from
thom that tho groat hollowing went
"A rookery 1" I cried. 'Now aro wo
Indeed saved. Thoro must bo mon
and cruIaorB to protect thom from tho
soal-huntors. Possibly thoro Is a sta
But as I studied tho surf which bent
upon tho boach. I said. "Still bad. hut
not bo bad. And now, If tho gods bo
truly kind, wo shall drift by that noxt
hoadland and corao upon n porfoctly
Bholtorcd boach, whoro wo may land
without wotting our foot."
And tho gods woro kind. Tho first
nnd second hnnrllnniln
In lino with tho southwest wind; but
onco nround tho Bocond nnd wo went
perilously near wo nicked un tho
third hoadland, still in lino with tho
wind ana with tho othor two. But
tho covo that lntorvonodl It nnnn-
trntod doop into tho land, and tho tido.
soiling in, drifted us under tho shel
ter of tho point. Horo. tho soa was
calm, savo for a heavy but smooth
groundBwell, and I took In tho soa
anchor and began to row.
Horo woro no soals whatever. Thn
boat's stem touched tho hard shingle.
i sprang out, extending my hand to
Maud. Tho noxt moment Bho waB bo
sldo mo. As my fingers roloaBod hers,
Bho clutched for my nrm hastily. At
tho samo momont I Bwayod, aa about
to fall to tho sand. This was tho
startling offoct of tho cbssatlon of mo
tion. Wo had boon so long upon tho
moving, rocklnc soa that thn ntnhin
land was a shock to us. Wo oxpoctod
mo "eacn to urt up this way and that,
and tho rocky wallB to swing back and
forth llko tho sldos of a ship; and
whon wo braced oursolvos, automati
cally, for thoao various oxpoctod
movements, their non-occurronco quito
ovorcamo our equilibrium.
"I really muBt sit down," Maud Bald,
with a norvouB laugh and n dizzy gas
turo, and forthwith Bho sat down on
I attondod to making tho boat se
cure and Joined hor. Thus wo landed
on Endeavor island, as wo camo to It,
landslck from long custom of tho aoa.
I boiled tho water, but It was. Maud
who mado tho coffee. And how good
it wasl My contribution was canned
beef fried with crumblod soa biscuit
and wator. Tho breakfast was a sue
cobb, and wo sat about tho flro much
longer than ontorprlfllng explorers'
should havo dono, sipping tho hot
black coffoo and talking ovor our situ
ation. I was confldont that wo should find
n station In Borne ono of tho covos, for
I know thnt tho rookeries of Boring
Boa woro thus guordod; but Maud ad
vanced the theory to proparo mo for
disappointment, I do bollovo, If dis
appointment woro to comti that wo
had discovered an unknown rookory.
Sho waB In vory good spirits, how-
ovor, and mndo qulto merry In accept
ing our plight ns a gravo ono.
"If you aro right," I said, "then wo
muBt proparo to wlntor horo. Our
food will not last, but thoro nro tho
soals. Thoy go away In tho fall, bo
I must soon begin to lay In a supply
of moat. Thon thoro will bo huts to
build and driftwood to gather. Also,
wo shall try out seal fat for lighting
purposoa. Altogether, wo'U havo our
hands full If wo find tho Island la un
inhabited. Which wo tmall not. I
But sho was right Wo Balled with
a beam wind along tho shoro, search
ing tho coves with our glasses and
landing occasionally, without finding
a algn of human liro. Thoro woro no
boachos on tho southern shoro, and by
early afternoon wo roundod tho black
promontory and completed tho cir
cumnavigation of tho Island. I esti
mated Its clrcumforonco nt twonty-flvo
miles, Its width varying from two to
flvo miles; whllo my most conserva
tive calculation placed on Its beachca
two hundrod thousand seals.
This brief description is all that En
deavor Island merits. Damp and sog
gy whero It was not sharp and rocky,
butfotod by storm winds and lashed
by tho sea, with tho nlr continually
n-trcmblo with tho bellowing of two
hundred thousnnd amphibians, It was
n melancholy nnd mlsornblo sojourn
ing place. Maud, who had nrnnnxml
mo for disappointment, nnd who had
been sprightly nnd vivacious nil day,
nroKo down ns wo landed n our own
llttlo cove. Sho strovo bravoly to hide
it from mo, but whllo I wns kindling
nnother flro I know sho was stifling
hor sobs In tho blankets under tho
It was my turn to ho cheerful, nnd
I played tho part to tho best of ray
ability, and with auch success that I
brought tho laughter back Into her
dear oyes nnd song on hor Hps; for
sho sang to mo boforo sho went to an
early bed. It was tho first tlmo I had
hoard her alng. and I lay by tho flro,
listening and transported, for sho was
nothing If not an artist In ovorythlng
alio did, nnd hor voice, though not
strong, wns wonderfully swoot and ox
prosslvo. I slopt In tho boat, and I lay nwako
long that night, gazing up nt tho first
stars I hnd seen In many nights and
pondering tho situation. Responsibil
ity of this aort was a now thing to
mo. Wolf Larson had boon qulto
right. I had stood on my father's legs.
My lawyerB and agents had taken caro
of my money for mo. I had had no
reBponalbllitlcs at all. Thon, on tho
Qhoat I had learned to be responsible
for myself. And now, for tho flrBt
tlmo In my llfo, I found mysolf re
Bponslblo for someono else. And It
was required of mo that this should
bo tho gravest of responsibility, for
sho was tho ono woman In tho world
tho ono Bmall woman, as I loved to
think of hor.
No wonder wo called It Endeavor
Island. For two wcoks wo tollod at
buldjng a hut. Maud InBlstod on help
ing, and I could havo wept over her
bruised and blooding hands. And
still, I was proud of her bocauso of It
Thoro was somothlng heroic about
tills gontly bred womon enduring our
torrlblo hardship and with her plt-
And Thus, Without Speech, Wo Await
ed the End.
tanco of strength bonding to tho tasks
of a poasant woman. Sho gathered
many of tho stones which I built Into
tho walls of tho hut; also, Bho turnod
a deaf ear to my entreaties when I
bogged her to desist. Sho compro
mised, howover, by taking upon her
aolf tho llghtor labors of cooklnir and
gathering driftwood and moss for our
wlntor s supply.
Tho hut's walls rose wlUiout diffi
culty, nnd evorythlnK wont smoothly
until tho problem of a roof confronted
"Winters usod walrus skins on his
hut," I said.
"Thoro aro tho Bcals," sho suggest
ed. So noxt day the hunting began. I
did not know how to shoot, but I pro
ceeded to learn. And when I had ex
pended somo thirty shells for throo
Boala, I doclded that tho ammunition
would bo exhausted boforo I acquired
tho necessary knowledge
"Wo must club tho seals," I an
nouncod, when convinced of my poor
marksmanship.' "I havo heard thn
BcalorB talk about clubbing thom."
ihey aro bo pretty," alio objected.
"I cannot bear to think of It being
dono. It la so directly brutal, you
know; so different from shooting
"Thnt roof must go on," I nnsworod
grimly. "Wlntor 1b almost horo. It
la our lives against theirs. It is un
foftunato wo hnvon't plenty of am
munition, but I think, anyway, that
thoy auffor less from bolng clubbed
thnn from bolng all shot up. Besides,
I shall do tho clubbing."
Tho upshot of tho affair wns that
bUo accompanied mo noxt morning.
I rdwod Into tho adjoining covo and
up to tho odgo of tho beach. There
woro Bonis nil about us in tho wator,
and tho hollowing thousands on tho
bench compollod us to Bhout at each
other to mako ouraolvoa hoard.
"I know mon club them," I said,
trying to reassure myself and gazing
doubtfully at a largo bull, not thirty
foot away, uproared on his foro-fllp-pors
and rogarding mo Intently. "But
tho question is, How do thoy club
"It Just cornea to mo," sho said,
"that Captain Larson was tolling mo
how tho mon raldod tho rookeries.
Thoy drlvo tho soals, lu small hords,
a short distance inland boforo thoy
"I don't caro to undortako tho herd
ing of one of thoso haroms," I ob
jected. "But thoro aro tho hollu'schlckle,"
she said. "Tho nolluschlcklo haul out
by thomaolves, and Doctor Jordan
says that paths aro left botween the
harems, and that as long as tho hoi
luschlcklo keop strictly to tho path
they aro unmolested by tho funsters
of tho harem."
"Thoros ono now," 1 said, pointing
to n young bull In tho wnter. "Let's
watch him, nnd follow him If ho hauls
Ho swam directly to tho beach and
clamhorcd out Into a small opening
between two haroms, tho mastors ol
which mado warning noises but did
not attack him. We watched him
travel slowly Inward, threading about
among tho harems along what must
have been tho path.
A quarter of a mllo Inland wo cams
upon tho holluschlcklo sleek young
bulls, living out tho loneliness of their
bachelorhood and gathering strength
against tho day whon thoy would fight
their way Into tho ranks of tho bene
Everything now wont smoothly. I
seemed to know Just what to do and
how to do it. Shouting, making
threatening gestures with my club,
nnd oven prodding tho lazy ones, I
quickly cut out a scoro of tho young
bachelors from their companions.
Whenovor ono mado an attompt to
break back toward tho wator, I head
ed It off. Maud took an actlvo part
In tho drlvo, and with her crloB and
llourlshlngs of tho broken oar was of
considerable assistance. I noticed,
though, that whenovor ono lookod
tired and lagged, sho let It Blip past
But I noticed, also, whenever one
with a Bhow of fight tried to broak
past, that hor oyes glinted and showed
bright, and Bho rapped it smartly with
"My, It's exciting!" sho cried, paus
ing from sheer weakness. "I think
I'll sit down."
I drovo tho llttlo herd (a dozon
strong, now, what of Ute escapes she
had permitted) a hundred yards far
tlicr on; and by tho time sho Joined
mo I had finished tho Slaughter nnd
was beginning to skin. An hour later
wo went proudly back r.Iong the path
between tho harems. And twlco again
wo camo down tho path burdonod
with skins, till I thought wo had
enough to roof tho hut. I set tho sail,
laid ono tack out of tho covo, and on
tho other tack mado our own little In
"It's Just llko homo-coming," Maud
said, as I ran tho boat ashore.
I heard hor words with a rosponslvo
thrill, it was all bo dearly intimate
and natural, and I said:
"It seems as though I havo lived
this llfo always. Tho world of booka
and bookish folk is very vaguo, more
llko a dream memory than an actual
ity. I surely havo hunted and forayed
and fought all tho days of my llfo.
And you, too, Boom a part of It You
are " I was on tho vergo of saying
'my woman, my mate," but glibly
changed It to "standing the hardship
But hor ear had caught tho flaw.
She recognized a flight thnt midmost
broko. Sho gavo mo a quick look.
"Not that. You woro saying ?"
"That tho American Mrs. Meynoll
was living the life of a savago apd
living it quite successfully," 1 said
(TO BE CONTINUED.)
RELICS OF ROMAN LONDON
Interesting Discoveries Made When
for Any Purpose the Soil Is Dug
Into at Some Depth.
Roman London lies buried about
eighteen feot below the level of Cheap
side. In nearly all parte of tho cits
thoro have boon discovered tessellated
pavements, Roman tombs, lamps,
vases, sandals, koys, ornaments, weap
ons, coins and statues of tho Roman
When, a llttlo ovor a century ago
doop Boctlons woro mado for tho sow
ere In Lombard street, tho lowest
stratum was found to consist of tes
sellated pavements. Many colored
dlco woro found lying scattered about,
and abovo this stratum waB a thick
layer of wood ashes, suggesting the
dobrlB of charred woodon buildings.
Whllo building tho Exchange work
men camo upon n grnvol-plt full ol
oystor shells, bones of cattle, old Ban
dalB and shattored pottery. Two pavo
mentB woro dug up under tho French
church in Threadnoedlo street, and
othor pavoments havo boon cut
through In several parts of tho city
Tho soil scorns to havo risen over Ro
man London at tho rato of nearly a
foot a century. Still further must th
scarchor dig to And tho third London,
tho earllor London of tho Britons.
Kitten Saves Girl's Life.
Out In California a kitten saved a
llttlo twolvo-year-old girl from proba
ble death. Tho girl and tho kitten
went for a walk. Aftor a short time
tho kitteu returned alone and kept
walking up and down in front of the
girl's mothor crying pitifully. It wag
trying to attract tho attention of the
mothor, and overy time It thought it
succeeded It would walk off and, not
seeing tho mother follow, would ro
tum and cry all tho hardor.
Finally tho mothor noticed the per
formance and doclded to follow tho llt
tlo creature tho noxt tlmo It repeated
tho nffuir, as she thought It Btrauge
It should act bo.
Tho kltton led tho way to tho end
of a recreation plor, whoro tho child
was found hanging head downward
from n largo splko In a pile. Sho had
fallon from tho pier and her clothing
had caught on tho aplko.
Her mother Immediately rescued
hor, but sho was bnroly conscious.
Had sho remained in that position five
minutes longer Bho would havo been
doad. Our Dumb Animals.
Tho South has approximately 240,
000,000 acroa of undeveloped land.
GOOD CULVERTS ARE NEEDED
Cro8sronda and Byroads Are Put
Off With Old Wooden Contrap
tions Accidents Result
Thcro la a good deal bolng said and
written about good roads. I fear that
tho main thing Is ovorlooked In theli
liasto by a good many people Thoy
want to do It all at onco. I fear the
culvert proposition Is ovorlooked by
tho nutomobllo main road association,
writes J. W. EdwardB of Dawson coun
ty, Nebraska, in Independent Farmer.
Thoy forget that much travel and
heavy traffic is dono on sldo roads,
oBpoclally threshing outfltB. It is a
lamontablo fact that tho crossroads
and byroads are put off with old
wooden culverts, thereby causing In
numorablo accidents whilo If somo at
tention was given to building solid
concreto culvorts, something that
would bo everlasting and cheaper In
tho long run, thero would bo less ac
cidents and threshormen would not
need to travol threo to flvo miles to
got ono mllo. Tho nutomobllo also
has to travel theso crossroads and by
A wooden culvert soon rots out and
becomes dangerous inside of a fow
years. This Is caused by floods and
different kinds of weather. Whllo
concreto Ib deslrablo water and floods
may como and wash over thom
but thoy aro loft whoro put and
it Is safe to cross ovor tho ordinary
wooden bridgo may bo washed out
and float off or becomo danger
ous to cross. How many wood
en structures do wo see or hear of
after each largo flood, being washed
downstream, and oftentimes teams
or auto8 aro driven on to the supposed
culvert thinking it is thoro, only cov
ered with a foot or two of wator, to
Substantial Stone Culvert
And it entirely gono or with two or
threo planks gone, with tho result that
somo person and probably a horso or
two aro drowned. Thon another death
trap will bo built.
The writer knowa whereof ho
speaks. Ho knows of ono case whero
throo men drove on to what they
thought was a culvert. Tho wator had
backed up from the malu creek and
covered tho culvert and it looked all
right, but it was partly washed away.
The outcomo was ono man nearly
drowned, and both horsos drowned
nnd flonted down stream. Another
case under my own observation was
that of a threshing engine which
wont through a culvert eight or ten
feot wide and about that deep. What
happened? A fireman wns scalded to
Now If our good roads boosters will
havo moro to soy for good cement
culverts, and on tho byroads, thoy
will havo lesB opposition. Yours for
Register Tractive Force.
A dynamometer mountod on an or
dinary dray is used by tho United
States department of agriculturo to
roglBter tho tractive force required to
draw various weights over different
kinds of roadways.
Make Finishing Touches.
For putting tho finishing touches to
concreto roads, a machine driven by
a gasollno onglno has heon invented
that can flnlsh about 8,000 squaro feot
Shape for Country Roads.
Country roads Bhould bo kept In
such condition that they will shed
overy drop of wator that fallB on
A good road betweon overy farm
and market la a reasonable and worth
Muddy Roads Cut Profits.
Muddy roads always add to tho dis
tance to market and cut the profits on
Don't overload it when it is
weak rather help it back
to its normal condition and
thus avoid a spell of Indi
gestion, Constipation, Bil
iousness and weakness. Try
You will find it of great as
sistance. Get the genuine.
Fine Resin From Desert Cactus.
A hlgh-grado resin, golden yellow
and firm, and in solubility rosombllng
Dammar resin, has been oxtracted
from samples of dried desert cactus
Bent to tho University of Washington
chomlstry department from tho South
west. It was thcro that tho discovery of
how to extract reBlu from wood by
using ammonia ns a solvent was dis
covered. Ammonia, howovor, would
not dissolve tho resin in cactus, so
Prof. H. K. Benson started a search
for another Bolvont nnd found that
denatured alcohol was tho best.
Tho yield is about 20 por cent, and
the cost will bo less than that of ex
tracting it from wood, as nearly all
tho alcohol enn bo recovered.
SAVED MINISTER'S LIFE.
Rev. W. H. Wnrner, Route 2, Myers
vlllo, Md., writes: My trouble waB
sciatica. My back was affected and
took the form of lumbago. I also had
in my muscles,
pressure or sharp
pain on tho top of
my head, and nerv
ous dizzy spells. I
had other symp
toms Bhowlnsr my
Rev. W. H. Warner kidnoys wero at
fault, so I took Dodd'a Kidney Pills.
Thoy wero tho means of saving my life.
On Fob. ICth, 1916, 1 write to say that
undoubtedly your medlclno restored
mo to perfect health.
Dodd'a Kidney Pills, 50c por box at
your dealer or Dodds Medlclno Co.,
Buffalo, N. Y. Dodd's Dyspepsia Tab
lets for Indigestion havo boon proved.
60c per box. Adv.
Other Things, Though.
Bill Didn't your ocean trip take all
of tho glngor out of you?
Jill Ginger? I didn't eat any gln
Bill Is the Bchool up-to-date?
Jill Yes; thoy uso an olectrlo
switch In tho building.
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BKINNER MFG. CO., OMAHA, U.S.A.
LARGEST MACARONI FACTORY IN AMERICA
FOR 35 years Alabastine has
been the choice of house
wives who take particular
pride in the decoration of
For 35 years Alabastine has
been sold everywhere by paint
hardware, drug, and general
stores. It is known by dealers
and users alike as the"tint beau
tiful" for walls and ceilings.
Alabastine Is adry powder that
mixes perfectly in cold water. You
can apply It yourself or your local
painter will do the work reasonably.
Be sure that you get Alabastine
brought on the Job in properly
Free Color Plans
The best decoratom advise the use
of stencils to produce contrasting
wall and ceiling borders. Ordl
5?$' "I"1'" 90 from 50 cents to
t3.00each: but if you will write for
the free. "Alabastine Packet," con
taining hand colored proofs of 12 of
the very latest stencil effects, wo
will tell you how you can have
your choice of these and 500
others at practically no expense.
Write today for this absolute
fit dtcorahng urvice.
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