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W. W. GANDERS, Prop.
Why shouldn't milk 15c Bold from
bottles? Glass Ir cheap.
Cuban cities hnvo established a rep
utation for being cloati, and uro living
up to the reputation.
The ight of an autoniobilo killed a
horso in Dcllofoutalno. Thus It eB
caped breathing the fumes.
A Hrooklyn waltor dropped dead
when given a $3 tip. Anothor argu
xnent againBt tlio tipping evil.
We don't know whether Mmo. Anna
Gould is wearing a Merry Widow hat
or not, but it seems us if it would bo
A Detroit woman dropped dead be
cause she was called a crank, an ac
tion which proved that, after all, she
must have boon very foolish.
New York's hotoi for women is
closed, owing to a dispute over rent.
The landlord probably refused to mark
it down from $400 to $399.09.
Lack of confidence may causo many
of our woes, but ovotconildenco is
quite as bad, as the I .lit treos which
blossomed too booh might testify.
How will removing tho frco-lunch
counter improvo tho American saloon?
If that were taken out, men would
have nothing to do In a saloon but
It Id reported that (ho sultan of
Turkey has bought tho famous Hope
diamond' for $400,000. Presumably its
former ownor know enough to requiro
a cash doposlt.
Russia and Japan have practically
forgotten that llttlo unpleasantnoss.
Itussla has appointed M. Malevsky.
Malavltch as ambassador to Tokyo,
and the strain is over.
On account of hard times rigid econ
omy must bo practiced in tho realm of
the mikado. Mrs. Mikado may have
to look up a cheaper placo to buy hor
eggs and breakfast bacon.
Birmingham Age-Herald: No. . now
array officer can 'hereafter be sworn
in who is not 5 feet 5 Inches high. This
rule would havo shut out Phil Shorl
dan and ono Napoleon Bonaparte also.
That nallor who uskod Jeffries to
black his eye an a souvonir of his visit
to ,tho Pacific didn't understand the
game. Jeff couldn't think of giving a
fellow pain if no gate receipts were
Franco sells automobiles in Great
Britain worth about 100 times as
much as tho motor cars England mar
kets in France. That ought to tiurst
a tiro or two on tho wheolB of John
Bewaro of tho common housefly. Ho
may look Innocent and even benign,
but tho health department, which has
pried Into the Innermost rocesses of
Mr. Fly's prlvato business, says ho is
carrying all manner of diseases in his
When salaries are raised tho Ger
man emperor does not like to bo left
out. Tho pay of his Prussian minis
ters having recently been Increased,
It is reported in Borlin Chat he is about
to UBk that his own pay bo raised "bo
cause of tho Increased cost of living."
The emperor seems to be human, after
It 1b said that King Edward would
make William Waldorf Aster a peor
If he were not afraid of offending the
United States. However, if Englund
can stand for William as a part of its
nobility, there is no reason why we
should object. It seems as if the
mother country would really be In
need of the sympathy.
Six state legislatures out of the 46
In the country have petitioned con
gress to call a constitutional conven
tion in order to sccuro an amendment
providing for the election of United
States senators directly by tho peo
ple. A petition from the legislatures
of 'two-thirds of the states la required
before congress is required to call
such a convention.
Yankee ingenuity is equal to almost
anything, as was proved the other day
when It was found necessary to put
fresh boilers in a New England grain
elevator. Instead of stopping the ma
chinery, a railroad locomotlvo was run
alongside of tho building, and a con
nection made between its boiler and
the engine inside. Work was con
tinued, and no employe lost a day.
"Every ship In Admiral Evans' fleet
has beaten its former record by a good
margin." That is as much as strategic
secrecy can let the American peoplo
know of the target practice of tho. fleet
at Magdalena Bay. Tho officer who
said It added: "The world will be
astounded when the facts come out."
While we are'waltlng to be astounded,
we can pais the time in being proud.
The Colonel's Campaign
BY CHARLES MOREAU HARGIS
Col. Leith was proud of his posses
sion. The big, red, vociferous car ex
actly suited his mood for he liked to
do things hurriedly; ho worshiped
swlftnoss. Even now he had loft the
fort by tho vulloy road and was
dustily tearing toward Rockwell City,
four miles away.
So Col. Leith went unconsciously on
his way, driving his motor car faster
and faster until something happened.
Something usually docs happen with
motor cars. Several things hap
pened first and last with this ono and
This was a comparatively harmless
happening. Ho cavorted around tho
bluffs by tho city's edge, careened
through tho deep cut by tho river
and camo plump on Grace Dewey,
daughter of tho best known ranchman
in tho valley.
Her mount reared, but trained
horsewoman that sho was, sho kept
her seat in tho saddle. Tho car
wheezed and tho horso reared again.
TIiIb time sho did not keep hor Boat,
but went down in a limp bundle to
tho hard road, while tho horso raced
up tho ravine, as if It, too, were
working for a speed record.
To make tho incident the more strik
ing, Lieut. Roberts just then camo
cantering down tho highway, his ac
coutrements Jangling and his cavalry
charger doing its prettiest gait.
Roberts and the colonel were at tho
girl's Hido simultaneously.
"I am sure I did not mean " be
gan the colonel.
"Lot. mo assist you, miss," and the
lieutenant was lifting her, his arm
around her shoulders and her jaunty
hat resting againBt his coat sleevo. At
that identical moment tho lieutenant
and the colonel parted company as
friends. They did not realize that
thoy woro at tho separation of the
ways, but it was so. Miss Dowoy
opened hor eyes, looked into the
colonel's face; thon recognized tho
lieutenant and straightened up, fully
recovered. They woro not strangers;
nil had met at Mrs. Marson's recep
tion a month before.
"I nm not hurt not hurt. But
whore is Rex?" sho asked, looking
"I think, madam," replied the
colonel, bowing with awkward and
old-fashioned courtesy, "that he is Just
Her Mount Reared.
crossing the Rocky mountains by this
time, if he kept on going at tho
rate he started. But may I take you
He motioned toward tho vociferous
red car that panted and rumbled by
With Roberts riding stiffly behind,
talking at intervals to tho passenger,
they made their way slowly across
the long brldgo and over the broad
valley toward tho wido-porched bungalow-dwelling
of tho Dewey ranch.
The next day tho colonol sat in his
leather chair and again went over the
affair at the ravino. A long time ho
mused, and now and again a smllo
lighted tho bronzed face. Twenty
years in tho army, four at West Point
yes, it was time. He would think
more about it.
From that time it was a raco be
tween tho colonol and tho lieutenant.
The colonel drovo as swiftly ns
ever; tho lieutenant took lonoly horse
back rides. Then ono ovoning Rob
erts called on his commander.
"I would like absence for a few
"Going to leave us?" quoried tho
colonel. "You know wo may have
marching orders for tho maneuvers
"No no, not a great distance, sir. '
The lieutenant was embarrassed.
Tho leave was granted and the
colonel waB secretly glad to do it. The
field would be clear for awhile, at
least. Ho ordered his car for the
"Boo that it is In perfect trim,
James," said he to his servant. "I may
want to tako a long run."
Out over the open plains he went,
30 miles an hour, tho fresh breath of
the level lands beating his faco and
the inspiration of wide reaches of un
trammeled view delighting his eyes.
Turning into the valley along the
river, he came to the tall cottonwoods,
once the hiding places of savages
with whom tho early commanders of
the garrlBon hud fought. The lamps
flickered on the underbrush
What Btop! Itc verso tho englno!
Closo in front were rearing figures.
Two horses were plunging In the road
side, ono hud fallen, tangled in a
barbed wiro fence that some reckless
farmer had strung close to the road.
Tho colonel leaped from his car and
ran to help tho travelers out of their
"He careful, miss there, I'll help
you tip," and he lifted from the vines
and tall grasses beside tho road a
slender form garbed In gray.
"Is sho hurt?" came a voice from
the depth of the tangled saplings, as
her companion forced his way toward
Turning, the colonol recognized in
tho bedraggled cavalier Roberts.
He almost feared to look at tho
young woman who was regaining her
feet but he did. It was as ho sus
pected. "1 am so sorry " he began. "I sup
posed thero was a clear road."
"We don't blame you at all," re
plied Roberts, cheerfully, "but tho fact
Is, It is somewhat embarrassing.
Grace's Miss Dewey's horse has run
off and we that Is, well, wo want to
get to Rockwell City mighty bad
"I am sure It was no fault of yours,"
added the young woman, now regain
ing her feet and showing a constant
ly increasing discomfiture.
Tho red motor car glared at tho
trio wickedly as If it were glad it had
disconcerted the plans of any enemy of
"Now, colonel, 1 hate to tell you
this," began Roberts, nervously. "I
am sure you will sympathize with me
and with Grace Miss Dewey.
You see, colonel, we are that Is, well,
wo are going to be married."
If the red automobilo had turned
somersaults, if tho river had suddenly
stood on end, the colonel could scarce
ly have been more taken aback. He
turned his face so that it would not
show pnlo In tho glare of the pilot
"Yes, I understand," he finally man
aged to say.
"And Miss Dewey's father does not
like It very well," with the suspicion
of a laugh In tho words. "In fact, he
will probably be after us when he
finds out. Wo have come this round
about way to throw him off the track
and you see where wo are?"
"Yes, I see," was tho slow response.
Tho colonel's voice was strangely
cold, and ho was conscious of a dis
tinct effort in getting the words out in
tho proper form. "I see. You are
afraid ho will catch you before you
aro married? Ho does not like army
Thero was an odd twist in tho
colonel's voice as if he, too, were in
clined to smile.
"Papa lias his prejudices, you
know," put in Miss Dewey, demurely.
"He will miss us before long;" tho
lieutenant's words fairly dripped with
excitement. He peered anxiously
down the road. "And Grace's horse
has gono for good."
"My duty Is clear," began the
colonel, his voice still husky. "I know
very well that you young people
should be taken in charge. You, lieu
The Latest Hygienic Pipe Not
tenant, should be put under ar
rest, and you, Miss Grace, ought
to be turned over to your fa
ther. You both know that this should
He had not looked at them while
he talked now that he did, he. saw
that Roberts' arm was around tho
rancher's daughter, and that her eyes
were gazing appenllngly toward him.
He always had admired those blue
eyes he looked into them, his heart
in the glance, then with a dush of his
hand wiped out the vision.
"You scapegraces deserve this but
I don't know that your father, miss, Is
any friend of mine. Where did you
say you wanted to go?"
"To Rockwell City to a minister's,"
eagerly exclaimed Roberts.
"Climb in here send that horso ot
yours up tho road we'll get him in
the morning." His orders were posi
tive and definite.
A stroke of the whip and the lieu
tenant's mount went racing up the
path after the ranch girl's Rex. Rob
erts and Grace clambered into tho car.
With a crunch the car started, and
In another minute they were speeding
toward Rockwell City, 40 miles nu
Up tho deserted street, across the
railroad tracks, past the hotel with
its many lights they sped. With a jolt
they stopped at a modest dwelling on
a side street. Col. Leith was first to
leap from the car.
Gently he helped the young woman
from her place, and his strong hand
was in hers as he gave her to Rob
"This Is a very Informal and undig
nified proceeding, young people," ho
began. "I am sorry to sec you do
this way." Ho was talking against
time, for so long as he talked her hand
lay In his. "I am not going to give
my approval but I will give my bless
ing." He hesitated a little. "As for you,
Lieut. Roberts, if you iihow yourself
on tho reservation for two weeks, you
will be placed in the guard-house.
Good luck good-by!"
As the colonel left the town behind
on his way to tho post, ho met an
eager rider hurrying cityward. Ho
might have told him some interesting
news had he wished. Instead, he
pushed the car to a swifter speed.
Why cause people unnecessary worry?
Now and Then a Crook Reforms.
Once a criminal, always a criminal,
is not of necessity an unbreakable
rule, and has had more than ono ex
ception. One of our biggest patent
medicine men, gray-headed, a multi
millionaire, and all that, was the
"Long Jim" of the Cadiz bank robbery
of .40tyears ago. He escaped from the
Columbus (O.) penitentiary through
the Intervention of a friend, who him
self for a blind kept a livery stable
In New York, while carrying to suc
cess such crime triumphs as the
Ocean bank robbery. Our reformed
"Long Jim" doesn't believo that his
Identity Is known to a living man and
is in all respects a most excellent citi
zen. Broadway Magazine.
The Appropriate Flower.
"The late Senator Proctor,'' said a
Burlington man, "hated these Interna
tional marriages where a titled for
eigner marries an American girl with
four or five millions.
"I heard him once say In Burling
ton that he'd believe in the sincerity
in such marriages when ho saw an
English duke or an Italian prince mar
rying an American girl who was poor.
"Then ho smiled grimly and ended:
"If I were a millionaire and were
giving my daughter and a dozen mil
lions to some young count or earl, I'd
have tho church decorated only with
marigolds." Burlington Hawkoye.
Get the "Automobile Stare."
The automobile stare is becoming
noticeable in New York city. It is the
vacant, far-away, apparently unobserv
ing look that comes Into tho faco of a
chauffeur when he crosses the streets
regardless of the pedestrians, turns
tho wrong corner or guides and
speeds his vehicle regardless of th
rights of others.
Seen st the Tobacco Exhibition.
DAD AND HIS MEMORY.
Old Gentleman Really Had Very Lit
tie to Brag About.
It was a severe trial to Mr. Harding
that his only son's momory was not
all that could be desired. "Where in
the world he got such a forgctftil
streak from is beyond me," said tho
exasperated father to his wife on one
"What has he forgotten now?"
asked Mrs. Harding, with eyes down
cast and a demure expression.
"The figures of the last return from
the election on the bulletin-board,"
and Mr. Harding Inserted a finger in
his collar as if to loosen It, and shook
his head vehemently. "Looked at 'em
as he came past not half an hour ago,
and now can't tell me.
"As I said to him: 'If you're so
stupid you can't keep a few simple fig
ures in your head, why don't you write
'em down on a piece of paper, us I do,
and have done all my life, long before
I was your age?' "Youth's Com
TORTURED 8IX MONTHS
By Terrible Itching Eczema Baby's
Suffering Was Terrible Soon
Entirely Cured by Cuticura.
"Eczema appeared on my son's face.
Wo went to a doctor who treated him
for three months. Then he was so bad
that his face and head wore nothing
but one soro and his ears looked as if
they wero going to fall off, so wo tried
anothor doctor for four months, the
baby never getting any better. His
hand and legs had big sores on them
and the poor llttlo fellow suffered so
terribly that ho could not sleep. After
he had suffered six months we tried
a set of the Cuticura Remedies and
the first treatment let him sleep and
rest well; in one weok the sores were
gone and in two months he had a clear
face. Now he is two years and has
never had eczema again. Mrs. Louis
Leek, R. F. D. 3, San Antonio, Tex.,
Apr. 15, 1907."
That Inarticulate Cry.
"Railway employes are cautioned
not to give any information to the cu
rious public, are they not?"
"They must be. Even the brakeman
seems inclined to make you guess at
the names of the stations." Washing,
Important to Mothers.
Examine carefully every bottle of
CASTORIA a safe and sure remedy for
imams ana emiaren, ana see tnat it
In Use For Over 30 Years.
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Young man, don't express a willing
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