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"The papers say Mr Morris will tip
arrested' It's ttwful. Jessie' Look at
the big headlines' Isn t It awful?"
Kdlth Hancock's cheeks wore rd
denod with excitement as she dashed
into her cousin's mom. "Mr. Rlako
was here while tlu general was at
breakfast." hi gabbled on. breath
lessly. "They talked a minute and
then he hurried away, isn't Mi. Make
lovel? And he's so bin and hand
some, and genoieus. and good-looking,
and manly, and and everything. 1
Jus-t love him .Kssie. don't jmi?" Slio
looked closely at Jessie Carden.
"I I llko him, IMIth. It wouldn't
do for both of us to loe him, would it,
"He loves you." protested Kdlth.
with a blush. "I know ho does. Are
you sure you don't love him. Jessie.
Just a little bit?"
"Quito sure." laughed Jessie, as the
roses came to her cheeks. 'I can only
Invo ono man at a time it's conven
tional, but it's true."
"You still love John Hurt? What a
foolish little sweetheart you are. wast
ing your life, on a man -.on haven't
heard from for years! You're jesting,
Jessie; don't reject Mr. Make."
"It's not likely 1 shall have a
chance," said Jessie. The little lace
had grown very serious. "1 imeerely
hope not, Kdlth. John Hurt Is not j
drail,' and ho has not forgotten me.
He will return, am', ilch or pi or, my
tnlth Is in htm. I know he'll come
back, and when he does he'll llml me
There wns a trustful light In the
ileip brown eyes and a longing smile
touched the tender lips. lMith's face
was lighted with Joy j she clasped
b r cousin's bauds.
You're the dearest darling In the I
world, nnd no man Is pood enough for j
mi." she exclaimed. "John Hint I
V-l&ke' bim it -p. Je.-atoiyou can fino sonv
will return; I'm sure of It, and he'll
be proud of you. Hut, Jessie, you
must not let Mr. Make piopose to you.
You ,wou't will yon, Jessie?"
"Why?" asked Jessie In surprise.
"Because " nnd Edith faltered.
She lowered her eyes In confusion,
hut when she looked again In Jessie's
tnco they llamcd with passion.
"Oh, Jessie, can't you undersand?
I'm jealous of you. horribly, madly
Jealous." and she throw herself sob
bing on her cousin's breast. "I know
It's not your fault that bo loves you,
but you can make him stop. I'leaso
make him stop. If It wasn't for you
ho would love me. Tell hlm till him
anything so that he will know that
you don't lovo him! Oh, Jessie, won't
"What can 1 tell him?" asked Jes
sie In nmazomont. "I can't make him
propose and then commend him to an
other. Hut. Kdlth, darling, I'm so
orry, so awfully Kirry!"
When Jessie could command heisolf
she asked If Kdlth really loved Jim.
"I loved him the moment I saw him,
and ho fell In lovo with you nt tho
samo instant," declared Kdlth Han
cock, whoso Intuition had told her tho
truth. "Mako him stop, Jessie; you
can II ml some way to do it; I know
you can. Oh, why aio people always
falling In lovo with those who don't
lovo them, and aro blind to thoso who
lovo them to death?"
Jessie could not answer that world
old question, ami vainly attempted to
soothe her. In anger and mortifica
tion Kdlth rushed from the room, nnd
when Jessie knocked at her door a
few minutes later thcro was no re
sponse but tho mullled sound of sobs.
Talc of the Ticker.
A thousand men .were scattered
through tho hall of the New Yorlt
stock exchange. Tho clicking of In
numerable telegraph Instruments, tho
tinklo of telephone- bells, tho shuf
fling of feet In tho encircling galler
ies. tl dlstrnt murmur or street traf
1lc, all blended with, the noises from
tho floor Into a chord which held thu
majesty of bass and tho thrill of so
prano. A gong spunded. Its reverberations
roro lost in the vocal explosion from
a thousand luiu's.
A moment later nnd tho acts of
those seeming iminjaci were Hashed
around tho world. A million miles of
metallic norvos focused In this center
and throbbed with the earth's history
for tho day Wall street Is a mundauo
"Colonel omoo' Dcctrlne." Iltc.
Cot'YiitniiT, IWC lit
.V. J, DltBXKI. 1111)1)1,1
Incarnation of the terrors of hell, re
lieved by some of the Joys of heaven.
John Hurt was in his oillce at eight
o'clock, and Mr Hawkins nnd James
Make Joined him a few minutes later.
' Is General (.'anion bete?" asked
"HcY In my sooui." replied Make.
'tilve him the cash for that ,. & O.
check tiinl have him present the op
tion at Randolph Morris & Cotnpan
the moment they are open for banl
Im; IiuMupss." Instructed John Uur .
"Hid I & O. above twenty-seven un
til General Carden has the stock In
Ills possession. Send two witnesses
along with him. That will prevent
any c banco for a quibble. When ho
conies back with the stock, turn It
over to me."
"Aye. aye. General Hurton!" ex
claimed Make with a profound sa
lute. He seemed In high spirits as
be lett tin; room.
l.ct us look In on another scene.
Theio was no outward sign of ex
citement in the olllces of Randolph
Morris & Company. Morris took per
sonal command of his brokers on the
tloor of the Stock Exchange.
It won't be much of a shower," he
wild to his followers, with airy bra
vado. "Hang on to your stocks;
we'll pass those ordinances yet. 1
control Cosmopolitan and am nble, to
protect It against all the liars and
swindlers from finti Francisco to New
Cosmo; Milan opened at a loss of
several points, hut tho selling by
Make brokers was not so heavy as
had been expected, and tho stock ral
lied when given support by Morris
nnd others interested with him. Tho
young millionaire speedily regained
'Mil 'em up; bid 'em up!" he whis
pered to hii head broker. "We've got
the Make crowd on the run already!
They dare not sell. Take all they
offer and bid for moie!"
way to do it . I fcnov.ycu can'"
It wns only a moment past ten
o'clock when General Carden walked
briskly up tho marble steps and en
tered the Morris building. He btopped
nt tho outer railing and addressed
Mr. Mason, the Vice-President of the
"I hold an option on ten thousand
shares of I,. & O. stock," said the gen
eral, producing an envelope from an
"Yes?" Mr. Mason raised his eyes
with a faint show of Interest, and
tapped tho brass rail with a pencil.
"Ho I understand, General Carden."
"Under its terms I can take up tho
stock at n stipulated figure, provided
the market price la nbove twenty-six
dollars a share."
"That Is tho agreement. You owe
us about two hundred and eighty
thousand dollars on that stock, Gen
eral Cnrdon. Do you wish to pay it
A sarcastic smile played around tho
corners of Mr. Mason's mouth.
"I do. I demand the stock and will
meet the terms In cash."
"Vory well, Goneral Carden, It enn
quickly bo arranged."
There wns no chnngc of expression
on tho grave face of tho banker as
ho turned to a clerk and ordered him
to produce tho stock from the vaults.
Mr. Mason i lanced at the option und
nindu n rap! 1 calculation.
"Two bur, Ired nnd olghty-two thou
sand, four hundred and sixty-seven
dollars and seventeen cents," ho snld,
passing ovc n slip of paper. "Is that
your figure". '
General Carden bowed and mo
tioned to one of his companions, who
placei1 a satchel on tho counter. From
It." ' pths General Carden produced
the i .oney demanded and exchanged
It f.:r the stock.
"I trust your faith In tho value of
the certificates may not prove
i am' i," said Mr. Mason with an Icy
, sir ' . "I bid you good day. sir."
I feneral Carden bowed gravely nnd
tir ictl to tho door. Ah ho did so Ar
I tb'ir Morris entered, his faco flushed
j with triumph. In his hnsto ho ran
Into General Carden.
"I beg your pardon! Oh, It's you,
In It?" and an evil light came to his
eyes. "What In holl nro you doing
hero? You're- discharged fired; d'yo
understand? Get out of hero and
Morris stepped bohlnd tho brass
railing and from that retreat shook
his hand threateningly at tho man
who had aroused his rago. General
Carrion deliberately removed his
glassed and walked towards lilca.
"You are a cur and a coward, Mor
ils'" ho said, looking at tho youngei
man with blazing eyes. "Ijiy n hand
on me If you dare!"
With a muttered oath Morris turnet
and left tho old soldier standing dell
nntly by tho tailing. A minute latci '
General Garden entered a cnrrlagi
nnd was driven rapidly to tho office!
of James Make & Company.
In the meantlmo Morris had fol
lowed Mr. Mason to his private office
I'd like to punch old Garden's
bend, and I'd havo done It hadn't il
been for you!" ho declared. "What'f
he prowling around here for? Whal
did he want?"
"He itemandcil his I &. O. stock,'
replied Mr. Mason.
'His U. & O. stock," repented Mor
rls. "Well, what of It? He dldn''
wish me to make him a present ot It
did he? If he comes around again
tell lilm to dig up about three hun
dred thousand dollars and he can have
Morris laughed as ho stepped to the
"Ho showed his option, demanded
the mock, nnd paid over the money,"
said Mr. Mason slowly, "and I gavo
htm tho certlllcates."
"Old Garden took up his stock nnd i t is C0()j mlli ( t tho brandy In
paid over tho money? What do you ( which the kernels have been soaked,
moan. Mason?" i putting one pint of spirit to two ot
"I mean Just what I nay. Mr. Mor- trup. Let It settle, and If not per
rls." was the reply. "Ho ou know , foc(v co:ir s(r;lln Ka, u ought to
what lias Happened : nun unii siock
you lose control of I. fc O. Someone
Is back of General Carden In this
"Make'. Make!" gasped Morris.
He clutched the arm of his chnlr
and the muscles of his neck twitched
nervously. Pacing up and down tho
room ho burst Into a storm of Inco
herent profanity. v
The ticker, which had been silent,
spluttered rapidly, and tho ominous
sound did more to call Morris back
to his senses than had tho sober
words of the broker He lifted tho
tape and eagerly scanned the charac- j nowadays go to make up n well-turned-tors
"What's that? This must be a mit W0Inan's toilet. Veils carefully
mistake! Five hundred shares of K I handled will last a long time, whereas,
& O. at 3S! It must mean 28?" Mor
ris yazed at tho figures llko one In a
There came a violent rapping on the
door, and, without waiting for n re
sponse, a broker entered. His collar
was torn open and his hair was
rumpled and moist with perspiration.
'Make & Company are bidding up j
L. & O.!" he exclaimed. "I ve sold
them four thousand shares up to 35,
and they aro veiling for more. How
does It stand now?" j
Ho took the tape from Arthur Mor-1
rls' nerveless hand. I
"Thirty-nine! Thlrty-nlno and a
half! Six hundred nt forty! A thou
sand at forty-one! Something's up, I
tell you! What shall we do, Mr. Mor
ris?" Morris gazed hopelessly at Mr. Ma
son. "What can wo do?" ho asked, weak
ly. His brain wns in a whirl.
A heavy stop was heard in tho hall
way nnd Handolph Morris entered
"You've raised hell, haven't you?"
was his greeting to his son nnd heir.
"I told you to keep your noso out of
this Cosmopolitan business. You'vo
made a fine mess of it! I suppose you
think, because the bottom hasn't fall
en out of Cosmopolitan, that you're
all right, don't ye? Heen supporting
It, haven't ye? Of course you have.
You'ro an ass! Admit It, and take
your losses. I'll bet this damn fool
piny will cost more than a million."
"Tell hlm about this business," said
Arthur Morris, sullenly turning to
In a few words the latter explained
what had occurred In L. & O. The
old millionaire's face was a study
during this hunted recital.
The look ot anger chnngod to ono
of perplexity and then to fear. The
millions amassed In a Hfetlmo were
menaced in his old age, nnd tho fires
ot defense and doflanco blazed again
in the eyes of Randolph Morris.
(To be continued.)
The Salt of the Earth.
It was a damp day, when evil spirits,
held high carnival. Many things went
crosswise under tho spell of their
witchery, but they exorcised n partlciy
latly baleful Influence on tho salt,
whlc). clogged nnd stuck, and In spite
of vigorous blinking nnd pounding,
refused to sift out of tho boxes. All
tho lunchers In a restaurant found
themselves handicapped by this aggrei
gntlon of sea3onablo particles. Ono
woman nlone solved tho problem oi
salting her food properly. She, after
repeated attempts to dlslodgo a few
grains, drew a steel hairpin from be
neath her hat. cleared tho perforations
In tho top of tho shaker, stirred tho
salt to n iKiwilcr and proceeded to
season her vegetables.
Tho man opjKislto sat amazed at
this truly feminine expedient for run
ning tho universe. Once ho scorned
on tho point of remonstrating, but ho
thought bettor of It and went on eat
ing In silence. In fact, everybody re
mained silent excopt a fat man at a
nearby table. Ho brought his faco
Into alarming proximity to a pinto of
steaming soup and gurgled softly:
"Well, I'll bo darned!"
A Divided Allegiance.
Tho mother of a young girl recently
seci ro i i i vorco irom nor uus mnu
and married another man. tho terms
of tho decree providing that tho :
daughter spend half her tlmo with hor j
father (who had also remarried) and
half with hor mother. Mooting a
friend ot hor family nfter returning
from a visit to ono of her remarried j
parents, thollttlo girl was asked "how
she spent lior tlmo nowndays."
"Well," Hho replied, "I spond u
month visiting my fnthor and my
mother: then tho next month I go on
a visit to my mother and my father." .
LM- Mffm5 L
Take mellow, full tlavorcd peaches,
wash but do not peel, slice, and put In
a stone Jar. which must be set for six
hours in a kcttlo of boiling water.
Cover the peach kernels with brandy
nnd let stand till next day. Strain off
the Juice from the peaches, taking
care not to squeeze the fruit hard
enough to make tho liquid muddy.
Measure the Juice nnd for each pint
take a genet ous pound ot tho best re
lined sugar. Put sugar nnd Juice to
gether nnd let stand until next day,
then bring the mixture to a boll, skim
thoroughly, and strnln It ugaln through
a bag of double cheese cloth. hen
,0 either a clear pink, a bright yellow
or a white, according to the fruit used.
Fse clenr glnss bottles. Put In tho
kernels, nlso a blade of mace, tied to
a bit of yellow lemon peel, and a frag
ment of stick cinnamon. Cork," seal
and keep In a dark place. The liquor
Improves with ago.
For Toilet Details.
A capital notion Is a large case of
Jax linen, daintily embroidered, with
different sized receptacles for hohllng
gloves, veils, cravats, waist ribbons
and the hundred and ono details that
to3sed into drawer without being fold
ed, and stretched out to their orlglunl
width, they scarcely last a week In a
condition one would term respectable.
The tendency of all theso open-mesh
woven things Is to shrink. Tho fancy
for the long gauze veil, with deep hem
border, grows apace. That theso
spend quite half their llfo thrown
back over tho hat In nowlso nf.ects
popularity. Indeed, for such
they apparently ordained, tho
smait French nnd American elegantes
flagrantly adding nn ordluary line,
rmslau net for nctunl use.
Batiste With Embroidery.
Tho value of a tasteful wrapper that
can bo slipped on with ease and which
Invites relaxation is well understood.
This one Is exceptionally attractive
nt the same time that It Is wholly
simple nnd is adapted to a wide range
of materials. As Illustrated, however,
It Is mnde of whlto bntlsto figured
with palo green and Is combined with
a collar and frills of embroidery. Tho
fronts are plain nnd loose, but tho
back Is laid In inverted plnlts, which
provide additional fulness, and to tho
lower edge Is Joined tho gathered
flounce. Tho quantity of material ro-
Di'slim by May Manton.
quired for tho medium sizo is 11
ynrds 27, 10-7; yards 32 or G4 yards
It Inches wldo, with
over embroidery and 7
8 Inches wide.
ynrds of all-
yards ot edging
Symphonies In Colors.
Color symphonies nro engaging tho
attention of both milliners and dress
makers at tho present moment, when
novelties In tho way of now modes nro
no longer forthcoming. All sorts of
fantastic ideas nro being employed,
nnd eo that tho colors harmonlzo
there Is no limit to tho quaint nnd
lovely conceits thnt n truo artistic
modlsto can achieve. Ono of tho most
original of theso creations for eve
ning wear but It Is, alas! only for
tho fortunato few Is a "Bunrlso
frock," In which nil tho tints of tho
sky nt sunrise nro skillfully blended.
Tho soft, cool gray of dawn, roso pink,
an Indcscrlbnhlo blue and a sort ot
mntivo hnzo that trembles Into whlto
aro all Intermingled fo softly thnt ono
i , , , , . ., ...
I ,s conscious f o dota lis of t ho gown
only of tho wonderful general effect.
Pretty aprons nro over In demand.
This ono Is novel and becomes orna
mental at tho same tlmo that it serves
tho practical end of protecting tho
frock. As Illustrated It Is mndo of
whltt lawn with trimming of cmbrold
cry nnd fancy stitching, tut nil tho
materials used for aprons nro equally
correct, whlto for Uw hotter sort, col
ored chambray, gingham nnd tho llko
for thoso of harder usage.
The apron is made with ft yoke,
that Is extended nt the front to glvo
n stole ofToct, fronts and bncks. Tho
main portion Is gathered nt Its upper
edge and attached to the yoke and
front and the closing is made at tho
The quantity of material require
for tho medium sbo (S years) Is 2
yards 32 Inches wide, with 2'")i ynrds
of embroidery to trim as (Unstinted.
Gold beads look very pretty worn
abovo the low collar of u summer
blouse. They nro confined to dny
wonr at present, while- longer chnlns
of raro stones nro liked for evening.
Coral neckluces, as well as thoso of
turquoise beads, havo come In with
tho renppearanco of gold ones, und
when becoming cither of these In 4
very effective ornament. In ono ot
the prettiest long ehnlus the lino gold
link's are Interspersed with oblong bttsi
of cut aqua marines nnd swung on tho
end of tho chain is a largo locked
trimmed with tho snmo stones, onlvi
smaller, and in tho center rests a slir
For Tallor-Msde Gowns.
Chiffon cloth is being largely used
for tnilormndo gowns this summer. It
Is pofhnps the most fashlonnblo of all
tho thin fabrics, and, whllo it has nil
tho tuppleness and ovnnscent beauty
of chiffon, It nlso possesses tho dura,
blllty of cloth, and works up Into tin)
most fascinating of dresses. In tin)
soft pnslel tones it Is exquisite, und It
lends Itself so very easily (o tho pic.
turesquo draperies and gnglngs thnt
aro now the mode. I.nco Is n charnit
Ing adornment, especially that of n,
fairly coarse weave, nnd It looks well
In conjunction with galloon, or sllu
brnld, or cvou embroideries.
Shepherd's Plgld In Early.
Shepherd's plafd has mniTo ITs np
poaranco oasller than usual this year.
As n rule, ono encounters It only when
summer Is drawing to a close, and the
"ping-pong" of the sportsmun's gun Is
henrd echoing ncross tho moors. Hut
for onco In her career, fashion has an
ticipated matters, nnd shephesd's plaid
Is included nmoug tho check pntterns
considered modish In tho wny of taf
fetas nnd voiles. Some very becoming
shepherd's plaid gowns havo been seen
In ginghams and fine lawns, but tho
Insistent little blnck nnd whlto chock
looks at Its smartest In chiffon cloth.
The Collar for Silk Flocks.
For wenr with s.lk frocks and rib
bon stocks there Is a decided demand
for tho modified medlcl collnr, which
takes tho placo of tho plain niching,
now rather out o date. Tho now
medlcl rulllo Is of net or lawn, edged
with Valenciennes or mechlin lnce,
knife pleated, and Is from one and a
half Inches to threo Inches deep,
stands out very rtlff and somowha'
saucily from tho stock.
A New Fad In Ties.
Grass-green tapo ties In whlto can
vns golf nnd tennis oxfords nro a lato
summer fad at tho country clubs,
links and tennis courts. Both men nnd
women havo taken to wearing them
No Time Lost.
A mother, nfter dnys of preparation
for a week'a nbsence from homo, sud
denly romember'd, after the train was
well under wny, thnt sho had left a
bottlo of a certain well-known remedy
within reach of tho medillesoino HtUo
fingers of her threo-ycnr-old son. Sho
remembered, too, that thero was noth
ing that tho child loved better than
tho aromatic contents of that paitlcu
Hurriedly calling tho porter, tho
nvxlous mother prepared 11 messago
to bo telegraphed from tho first sta
tion. It 'read:
"Hldo bottlo of Robbie's medicine.
Ix)ft It on tablo In m room."
An hour later gho received this not
altogothor soothing messago from tho
"Too lato. Hobblo got thcro first."
Few Americans In Europe,
Travelers returning from Kuropo de
ck: that tho scarcity of Americans
nt contlnontnl resorts Is vory notice
nblo this Hoason, and hotolkeepern nro
complaining thnt not In years have
"v come upon such hard times,
HAD AN "ADOPTED" BABY.
Elephant Foraned for Calf to Replace
One That Died.
A reninrkably Intelligent elophnnt,
working it few years ago on n. new
bridge In Coy Ion. had n young ono to
whom sho was devoted. It died, nnd
she beenme Inconsolable.
Formerly the gentlest of creatures,
she grew Irritable, nnd oven dangor
ous. One morning she bmkc the chain
which confined her and escaped Into
One night, nbout ten days nftcr her
escape, the officer who had been In
charge of her went out to Ho In wait
for bears at rt pond In 11 Jungle- nt
As ho nnd his tiutlve nttondnnt woro
returning, eatly In the morning, tho
native silently nudged hlm, nnd they
saw In the dim. grny light nn elophnnt
with her calf stinking thulr way
townnl the camp. They lsoth sprnng
behind trees, und when the olophnnts
had passed the native Insisted that
the older one wns their old friend,
the Inconsolable mother.
When they reached the ensrp they
found thnt the truant had returned,
nml bml none from 11110 nersoll to an
other, touching each with her trunk,
us If exhibiting her adopted child,
which sho had evidently begged, bor
rowed or stolen In her absence.
Her good temper nnd usunl docility
returned nt oneo. nnd her owner
blessed the good fortune which had
enabled her to procure n baby ele
phant. Sundiiy Magazine.
BUTCHER WAS ONLY SCARED.
Sequel Proved Hint He Had Not Lot!
J. Ogden Armour was talking to a
group of New York reporters nbout
the butchers' strike.
"When tho butchers hnvo trouble,"
t-nltl 0110 of the reporters, "Is It true,
Mr. Armour, that tho public pays?"
Tho meat millionaire laughed.
"Oh, not necessarily," ho nnawcrcd.
"Sometimes, though," ho went on,
"tho public pays when tho butchut
gets In trouhle. For Instance:
"A butcher had cut off some meat
that had been paid for mid was carry
ing It In from the street to his pa
"No sooner did he enter tho yard,
1 owever, than 11 big, black dog pinned
1 Im to tho wall. There ho stood,
terror-stricken, until tho mlstross ol
the hoiiBO nppeared.
"'Hero, Hero, behave,' sho said.
"Tho dog sneaked off, nnd tho wont
on asked tho butcher If ho had been
"'Has Hero.' she Inquired, 'hurt you
r.i nil?' . .
" 'No,' ho replied, '1 kept hlm off by
giving hlm your chops, nnd you .Just
nrrtved In tlmo to snvo your steak.' "
She Never Lost Money.
Two ladles met tho other day and
begnu to talk about their servants.
"I can't trust mine," nnld n,iuj. 'I'm
actually afraid to leave the house for
fear something will bo stolen before I
"Why don't you lock everything up
and take the kcjs with you?" asked
the other. ,
"I do lock nil my closets and draw
ers," was the reply, "hut It's too much
trouble to mho tho keys with mo. Ho
s'des, 1 hldo them In un excellent
"Where?", asked her companion.
"In my box of candy on tho mantel
piece." was the answer.
"No wonder you're robbed," ox
claimed the other. "Why, yots couldn't
have chosen n worse place, for yout
servants nro just nB fond of sweet
things as you are, and your hose ot
candy Is tho first thing th6y examine
pftei you leave tho house. Now, I
luilc my keys In my work-box, for I
know that my servants have & horror
of work and thnt they will never think
ot going near It."
in llko Mir Minuet of a poacpful day
Vmir iircsence fell ncronx my weary way,
CliiinKliu: each gray rock Into 11 mans of
Ami Kllillng all thu cloud wnvi-s fold on
Your twIllKht spoil upon mo sottlod
Your poftly wmilnted tvr.t touched mlno.
Your gnivn 1
You goutly wrapped about me, und cries
For I forKnt my lionrt had uvcr bled:
No loncer sotibliiK plno or i-IiIiIiik ncu
Hud power to sadili 11 either you or me.
Unto tho soul tliosn deep eyes mirrored
I fondly tnhl each socrct wronff nnd fear
And loved you more hecnuno you heiidcd
Then cumo tho tiny when I did chance to
A f-IUtenfiig tear upon your cheek, anil
Willi tinder pity, thnt you HUffuieil. Few
llml broken from ho liruvo a heart. Tho
II1111K M'lf.confrmeil, for lo! your sorrow.
Was strangely llko to mlno; tho ttkeiieat
Our silver llnliod Iilnshln turned to cold.
-Charlotte Callahan in nonuhou'N Maun
No Drug Store Treating Habit.
"Como and havo n drink," Invited
Jones when ho met his friend Smith
nenr tho bridge tcrtnlnal a hot after
"Sorry, old mnn, but I'vo sworn
on"' said Smith a little sadly.
"I meant an Ico cream soda," Jones
returned hurriedly. "I'vo sworn off,
too " ,
"Woll, I'll go you
n Bodn," Bald
They nnmed their flavors and half
nto, half drank tho inixturo which tho
drug clork sot beforo them.
"Now, then, havo ono on nto," said
Smith when they had finished.
Whnt'll It bo?"
"Oh, I sny, Smith, this Isn't n bnr
I you know, and ft follow can't down
iwo 01 uieso usingH in succession."
They wont out sadly and tho drug
clerk observed: ''And they say tne
treating habit Isn't responsible for
hard drinking." Now York Trluua.
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