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RED OLOUD, NEBRASKA, CHIEF
MANY STYLES. IN
COLDS breed aid
The City of
KILL THE COLD AT
"NOT GOODDY, OUT AU RE
VOIR." Synopsis. Typical tramp In P
pcurame, Ditnlol Kamlulpli KHz
hiiRh, wlille crosslm; a Chicago
strict, cniiHea tliu wreck of nn nuto,
whom diiilllTctir dlsulilcH It tryltiR
to avoid runtiliiK hliu ilovwi. In
pity the 'occupant uf tlio uuto, a
jouiik kIiI, saves 1 1 1 tit frniTi arrrst
and kIpr lit hi a dolliu, tclllliK littti
to liny cuap, and wash. I tin bcmho
of bliamo Ih touched, and he Im
proves Ills iippciirancu, That nlr.lit,
In a crowd of unemployed and nn
nriiilst, lie meets Kstlipr Htroni
and In a spirit of bravailo makes n
iipeech. I.'Hther Indlicca KltzliUfth
to address tlio radical moelliitf. 1 lu
electrifies tho crowd, and on part
ing tlio two arcu to inret UKtiln
nizluiRh vUlta SymliiKton UtlH,
prominent financier, and displaying
a pacltaKo which ho .iys contaliiH
dynatnlto, demands 110,000.
CHAPTER II. Continued.
"You might, but you won't. You will
iccompnny mo to tho bank; you will
itunil ut my elbow wlillu I cnsli It;
ou will thun enter ii inotorcnr with
me and drive to Home deserted spot
outside Chicago; you will leave the
uto, und thus give me a chance to
escape. All this while I shall have
the dynamite; one false move and I'll
blow us to kingdom come. Your life
la worth ten thousand dollars 1 take
It. Mine's not. Do I make myself
"Excessively. And now for the
rheck." Without moving his head
from the hack of the chair Otis pro
duced a private check book and a
fountain pen, and, feeling the way
with lil.s lingers, filled out a check
for ten thousand dollars. "What
name?" he asked.
"Make It payable to bearer."
A pair of portieres at tho rear of
the room were held far apart, and In
the aperture stood a girl. Without
turning his back was toward her
Fltzhugh knew who she was. He had
heard her voice before. As she spoke
his uplifted hands dropped swiftly
and concealed the newspaper package
beneath his coat. Then he turned,
and, even as he knew he would, loolJM
Into the pansy-blue eyes of the girl
with the Titian hair.
There was a dramatic tableau. Fltz
hugh, every nerve and musclu tense,
Btood looking at tho girl. Otis, who
had not moved, watched him. The
girl looked from one to the other In
quiringly. She bevmed to know Intu
itively that something very unu.sual
Otis was first to speak.
"Will you excuse us, Kathleen? This
gentleman und I have a little business
"I did not Intend to Interrupt, fa
ther. I thought you were alone."
She went out, closing the portieres
behind her. Otis wrote "bearer" on
the check, snipped It from the book
and stood up. He held out the check
without saying a word.
Fltzhugh took the slip of paper,
studied It rellcctlvely. There was no
questioning Its genuineness. It called
for ten thousand dollars, and the call
was as authoritative as a govern
ment bond. Suddenly he drew n
deep breath, folded the check, and de
liberately tore It twice across. He
dropped the pieces on the table,
picked up his hat, and without a fur
ther word walked from the room.
I In the hall he found Kathleen Otis,
i "This Is not the first time." said he
In Ids best, drnmatlc manner, "you
have saved me from myself. 1 thought
I'd tell you."
She stepped back, looking at htm
curiously. "1 I'm afraid 1 don't un
derstand you. 1 don't think I even
"U'h hardly possible "
"What were you doing In there?"
Mia interrupted. "I know something
was wrong! and " She broke off,
nnd with Impulsive courage fairly
shot n question at him. "Wore you try
ing to blackmail my father?"
"Some people might have called it
Bomethlng worse," he replied easily;
and he was thinking: "She's beauti
fulbeautiful ! This must be the sort
men go crazy over. The sort men do
"What were you doing?" .she In
flated. "Why so Inquisitive?" he countered.
Sho looked unnoyed. "W-would you
mind telling me your name?" iJft
asked, und dug her nails Into her
palms upon feeling her cheeks burn
lug. Lie asked pointedly: "Can you recall
the 'dirties1; young man' you ever saw?"
Sho bit her Up and stepped back
from him. Sho was scarlet to her
temples. "Yes yes, I remember you
now. You are tho ono I gave a dollar
to yesterday. I believe you said your
name was Fltz Pltz something or
"Oh, yes Daniel Fltzhugh I I re
member perfectly now."
"I'm glad you do."
Then ho became aware thnt Syming
ton Otis was standing In the doorway
f the library. At sight of the man
vibom ho half believed a dangerous
lunatic taking the unthinkable liberty
of addressing his daughter Otis' cool
ness had vanished, his restraint
Fltzhugh took the girl's hand, and
lu a vibrant voice, pregnant with far
more significance than the words It
uttered, said, "I will not say goodhy
but au revolr." Then he turned and
left the house. The front door had
scarcely closed behind him before Otis
wheeled upon his daughter.
"What did that man say to you?" he
"Why, n-nothlng of uny Importance.
Why?" She laughed nervously, like
a child caught In some petty misde
meanor. "Go to your room. That man was a
maniac. He might have killed you.
Where's Noonan?" lie rang a serv
ants' bell, ran to the bull telephone,
rustled through the telephone direc
tory, and got the Chicago avctiud po
lice station on tho wire.
"Police headquarters? . . . This
Is Symington Otis, Lake Shore drive.
Crazy man Just left my house. He's
got a bundle of dynamite, so be care
ful how you handle hint. . . . How'll
you know him? Well, he's dark, very
tall, well built, and about twenty-four
or live years old; he wears a soft gray
bat, tan shoes and n blue serge suit.
The dynamite is wrapped In n news
paper. I'll have my butler and nnother
servant follow him and keep hltu hi
When the big Iron gate clanged be
hind Fltzhugh It was upon a very dif
ferent young man from the one who
had entered It, fired with anarchy and
"Were You Tryintj to Blackmail My
evil thoughts; he came out, tired with
aspiration and good thoughts. Al
ready his mind was busy with plans
for the future. He must not see
F.sthor again. He must forget her.
He would do something big, plnco
himself on an equal plane with the
girl he had Just left. There must
be no more wlldness, no more Idlings,
nor things forbidden by law. Ambi
tion again throbbed In his veins, but
It was the antithesis of last night's
ambition: that had been the kind
which tears down tills was the kind
that builds up.
He turned south on the drive, his
brain reveling lu golden dreams. In
his wake skulked the stout butler and
a second servant, who, mindful of the
telephoned word, "dynamite," took
especial pains to keep a discreet dis
tance between themselves and their
quarry. Isear Chicago avenue he saw
a man dodge Into un alley a short way
V "'" , ". ... y
ed ami hough he caught but a
iTn . '"' '" f,,CL' 1,0,rm,;
' .L L .LU e,. .K,Mi. . ""iT1
swiftly, started back and walked Into
the arms of two detectives, who
seemed to appear from nowhere.
Klly came up on a run, tackled hliu
from the rear and dexterously twisted
the parcel from his trasp.
"What's the charge, Kelly?" asked
tho prisoner, whose captors held him
fast by either arm. "Or Is It Just be
cause you owe me one?"
"Never mind what," growled Kelly.
"You'll do a stretch this time jouMl
remember. Thai's enough for you to
F.n route to the police station the
detective kept a nice distance to the
rear with his tnhy, and only with
the utmost caution did he relinquish
It to the desk sergeant.
Fltzhugh was booked under the
mime of Randolph Fltz and consigned
to a cell with a "drunk and disor
derly," a petty larceny case and two
When Symington Otis arrived at tho
police station the first person he met
was Kelly, and tho first question he
asked, us ho handed him u cigar, was,
"Did you get him?"
"Wo, got him nil right," answered
Tho last vestige of excitement van
ished from tho millionaire's face.
"And tho dynamite?"
Kelly exchanged meaning glances
with tho desk sergennt.
"Sergeant," said he, "show Mr. Otis
Tho sergeant bent his gaze thought
fully upon tho financier.
Copffltbl bf P.O. Browne A C.
"1 don't know what passed between
you and this fellow," he said, speaking
very slowly, "and I don't know what
you expect to see, but this Is what
lie had on Mm," And the sergeant
held up a gymnasium sweater, once
white and fresh but now soiled. "This
Is what he had wrapped lu the news
paper, and 'Is pockets was not bur
dened with so much as u match. If
he had any dynamite on him it was
Insldu of Mm, sir."
Otis' lips came together In n hard
line and his steel-gray eyes acquired
the flinty glint which his subordinates
nnd opponents In the wheat pit had
long ago come to know and fear. The
thought that he had been made a fool
of by a brazen Impostor was galling
far m rc galling than If the same Im
postor hnd really robbed him of the
ten thousand dollars. All the rage, all
the anger and contumely of the out
raged man of money power boiled
within him as he whispered savagely
to himself: "I'll fix him I" And yet
iigain: "I'll fix html"
Tho first person besides tho news
paper men to visit Fltzhugh was Ks
ther Strom. He shook hands with her
through fhe Iron grating of his cell.
"Welcome 1" he cried gayly. "Hut
how'd you know?"
"I came as soon as 1 saw this," sl;o
replied, taking u newspaper from un
der her cloak and holding It between
the bars to him. His eye caught u
"MADMAN HUNS AMUCK I"
Turning the page he found a group
of snapshots of himself In diverse ut
tltudes. "Here's progressive Journalism I" he
laughed, slapping the paper with the
back of his hand. "These things were
taken less than two hours ago. Not
bad work, either," He regarded them
critically, lie gloried In the notoriety.
She pressed closer to the bars, and
there was a troubled expression on
her face. "We must get you out of
this some way; nnd you mustn't treat
It so much as a Joke, for It's not. I've
a friend who's a lawyer. I'll send him
to you. I'll mnnnge to pay him some
how, somo time."
"Hut why?" he usked. "Why bother
about me at all? I'm nothing to you."
"I'll send him right away," she j
promised. "Goodby." She pressed his
hand and was gone.
Barely nn hour after Esther's de
parture the guard let Into the cell a
rotund, sleek-looking man who Intro
duced himself by printed card as
"Itoger Morton, attorney und coun- i
selor-at-law, Ashland block, Chicago,
hours nine to live." He sat down be
side his client on the foul bunk, and
behind his plump hand gave u genteel
"My boy," he said, "you have only
one defense. It's Insanity don't get
Fltzhugh laughed. "Do I look ex
cited?" lie asked easily, and added,
In hiding with Esther.
(TO UL2 CONTINUED.)
On the occasion of a slight fire ami
much smoke behind the curtain a
vaudeville tnaniiKer was trying, unsuc
cessfully, by suave, nbsurlii; state
ments to quell un incipient panic In
tho audience. A leading comedian
rushed out and, pointing a finger of
yenva at the manager, appealed to tho
ffnullcnce thus. mc0 tlnk
he would be such a fool as to stop
. here If there were any danger?"
Crocodile's Record Swim.
How far can n crocodile swim? Per
haps It would he more practical to
ask how far crocodiles do swim? .1.
Stanley Oardlner claims the record
for n crocodile (Crocodllus porosu)
that recently landed In the liji Is
Innds, where he tool; its photogiaph.
No crocodiles of this poclcs Inhabit
the FIJI Islands, nnd tho. nearest spot
where they nre kpown to live Is tho
New Hebrides, 5S.'l miles distant,
Therefore, this crocodile must hpe
swam 08JI miles In the open sea.
Scored a Success.
My four-year-old nephew was per
fectly delighted with Ills Krandfa
tlier's car ami always cranked all his
toys, and even himself, when sent on
errands. He Is particularly Interest
ed In anything mechanical and never
misses any Mich conversation. Ono
day he cranked the cat's tall, and was
delighted when It turned and spat at
him, for, he said, "There, 1 got an
explosion that time." Chicago Ameri
can. To Get Rid of Mildew Stain.
Mildew Is au obstinate discolora
tion, hut will yield If rubbed with
lemon Juice, followed by salt, und
exposure to the sun. Fur mildew on
other materials than linen n mixture
consisting of two tablespoonfuls of tur
pentine, blended with tho Julco of a
lemon, Is recommcuded.
THIJKK Is almost as much variety
In party frocks as In the people
who wear them which tnnkos- an as
semblage of dancers Immensely Inter
esting. It Is here that well-dressed
women match up their taste In party
frocks, nnd have most opportunity to
indulge lu Individual fancies; they
have given themselves the benefit of
much latitude In style. On any danc
ing floor there are draped gowns so
long that they only reveal the toes, and
other frocks so short that they barely
conceal the knees.
Materials Intliience the designers In
their choice of styles. Tlio heavy bro
cades nnd rich materials lu heavier
silk weaves, are chosen for the draped
gowns that follow the lines of the
llgure, nnd many net and lace frocks
are made lu this style. Lighter-weight
and supple sllkw nro chosen for
stvalght-llno dresses, ns crepe de chine,
georgette and soft satins. Taffetu and
organdie lend themselves to the bouf
fant draperies that widen (he hips
Masterpieces in Wraps
TI1K splendid open coat which np-l
pears here has not been chosen
1 because It Is representative of the J
, outer garments worn by women tor
i evening dress; for it Is not represent-
atlve. lleautlful but less ninKUltleent
I is the story of evening wraps In gen-
...n ri-iu hit III. II HUTIV llllflir. 1H
interesting as revealing the ample,!
mantle-like lines that are required or
outer garments for evening, nnd the
fact that fur anil brocades are more
or less lavishly' used In many of thorn.
Capes and uinntles divide honors as
favorites In this kind of wrap. Capes,
with deep yokes of brocade, having
plain velvet gathered on to tho yokes,
are often Mulshed with narrow bunds
of fur, set on where velvet nnd bro
cade are Joined, and about tlio collar.
Ono of '.he new capes of taffetn has
n ileep Mtted yoke of the silk with tho
cape gathered to it. Chantllly lace,
about three Inches wide, and silk net
oi point d'esprlt In alternating ruflles
or suggest the bustle dress. M'affelas
over lace petticoats are particularly
pretty, caught up at the sides, or In
the back, revealing the dainty petti
coat below their hems. Georgette nnd
lace dresses aie wired to give tlio
brondened hip line nnd on these, silk
or artificial flowers are placed so as
to emphasize the style.
One of the Ins-t arrivals among party
frocks takes advantage of thu wired
hip line nnd velvet ribbon to achieve
a novelty. This pretty nnd fanciful
frock is shown above, with bodice and
skirt of plain satin anil short sleeves
of net. The skirt Is wired rather close
to the waistline. Long mils- of velvet
ribbon, fastened at the top of the low
bodice, are looped about the hips and
full iii'iii'lv In tint limn. I'n I'll Its fin.
ihlied with a point and weighted with
a silk-covered ball. Thu frock has a
folded belt of metallic silk. It Is very
pretty- on the dancing lloor with Its
cover tho enpo portion. This garment
Is made In black and lined with n col
ored sntln. Another now and lovely
wrap of taffetn Is cut In long panels,
pointed at the bottom. These panels
reach from tlio neck down, tho entire
length of the wrnp and hnve corded,
overlapping edges. Tho collar Is a
huge puff of taffeta and tho lines of
the wrap are much like those of tho
coat shown In tho picture, except thnt
tho taffeta coat Is caught In loosely ntr
tho waistline. At tho front, where It
fastens, there Is u very large, Mat rose,
made of silk, posed nt tho waist. How
ever splendid brocades or rich furs
may bo they cannot outshine n work
of art In silk like this; for It Is a inns-'
terpleco of designing nnd Its clever
ness vies with their resplendence.
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Altitude 2,500 feet. Cool, refresh
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Soil very deep silt loam. No
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Oh, What's the Use?
".More money? Why, only yesterday
I g'lve you !?''(."
"Yes, dear, but I spent that on n
"lint I gave It to you to buy food.
Vou can't feed youielf on u new hat."
"I can feed part of myself with It."
"What do you mean?"
"1 can feast my eyes. on It."
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Oa rising nnd retiring gently smear
tho face with Cuticura Ointment.
Wosh off Ointment In five minutes
with Cuticura Soap nnd hot wuter. It
Is wonderful sometimes what Cuticuru.
will Uo for poor complexions, dandruff,
Itching and red rough hands. Adv.
"Your patient eats nothing but rich
food." "I suppose that Is why he bus
such a poor appetite."
The largest single dried fruit crop
of the worltl Is the currant crop pro
duced in western Greece.
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