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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 4, 1923)
Leaves From My Life.
Copyright in.2.y V. I. Km
II. On My Way '
Yean rolled by as enrn lm a way
i'vrrt r (hm In mv nimlW. find I
cetmkler mypclf young man ready
to iturl out into the wot Id.
Taking .1 brief courtc in a country
print shop where 1 learned (lie differ-
r3 between a thin spacn ami tin m
V':i'l. running in amis, borrowing Im-
k ng Rim. y, looking after ulpvys,
, ll :t "ll R 101 OI Mr.' II I'lU 1 in-jve
t,' ". i- bettor niul r-u'fer thlroH,
I udi track. Tor the litrrc4 cii.y,thc-n-midto1ivp. ,
on 1 ih M.lr. of tho cuith New Yorjft!" He found i'tc ono chance. He wired
Tim oars there knrcked off the shftrp' -
?rtii'Mf, put on pnlhdi, and made mo a
in v t- r thinUr and faiily well inform
t newspaper man. These years and
many others to como I must pass by
rapidly, merely culling a flower' or a
thorn here and there.
To give full details of them would
0 ill a book or two and then some.
My father once started on a trip to
tfeo Pacific coast, all expenses paid and
tetuni ticket guarantcca.
Not long after mother received a
dtd which said "I am coming home."
"Am getting too far out into th
Tfld west." Tho card was dated at a
Maall town in Ohio.
Nothing daunted by Daa'a exper
Moces I headed for the west coast de
termined to follow Horace Grceloy'a
advica and grow up with tho country.
1 Bpent eight years over there try
ig to catch up with the country and
' lad not finished the job when I left.
Longing to see the old home once
again I planned a six months trip back
-a. MM.-l. ...,. Of! tmnvc n rrn nnrl ft
a3i. nun ... "b- ;
lniska is as far as my return trip hus
reached. Back in New York state our
two prosperous country newspapers l
owe their first appearance to mc.
But I had nn attack of wanderlust
.. 1 ..1.1 i. .! a!tl milinli
!ialf of tho 48 states and I have been i
a resident in 8 of them.
Asked which is best I should have
to say each has sonic advantage not
possessed by the others.
The best is the place where a man
Has steady employment and a homo.
At Galena, Illinois, the boyhood homo
i( President Grant, a publisher short
of help persuaded me to sign a con
tract. I made the Lead mine city my
homo for several years.
D'lring that time I met and became
interested in an attractive young lady.
Hoi- strange beauty and impulsive dis-
;jt-!tiou charmed me
lit. . . . . .!.. ..&.!! Iu t n.n lv1
ami woum not Bu..v u M... , ouvn Jm(, wclt hcav, Jn . M tQ (,Q
Mv travc a took mc into neaiiv,. ,. "...,,,,.,'. er,, ,
LMt-.e xu ..W.ui H.y ... ..K, ... "ithp offico together doing it.
ii' iv .,ch the younger, but she Mtiiled , About Ulc beglnninf, of tho tWnl
-.. my wh and when I asked l0 1 stm.Uc(l b a Bhmmv
f. -o, tent question, nnawo-yw. )peaiing boforo nie. Th;nga lhat j
711- lory of Adam and lv e Sampson ,()okcd ftt tw)k m ft curloug Color
ue Uin, Antony arm c.iecpaua
XIV mid Mme DuBariy. Na
i , ., and Josephine and Kugeniaand coJ akIlpd gure toM mc j inugt
tl.o uid of other lrwr ons low , wnlk down a .j,, lhat wouK,
' . a man's fuUuc rests in tho hnuil lhc ( g won 01I t WM
jr a Attmau chorea fur a mate. 1 din
,: think of this but of companionrfiip , liaH ,qv Ul0?0'IaRt ,,ays
v uy walk toward the sun set. I ,fhreo wcekg of lh(jm , out a r
o talked of this froely. 1, 0l, lho a of th(? whl0
hon my ehavmer solemnly pvom.s-,sheel R wc)t
1 to love, honor and cherish until Qno of t)e Mg ah p ,
death do us par , I wnsi as happy a. a(. hcp umImolhei.,8 home
man as one might wish to find. fw y Th(j othcr ,u wUh vJtnl.
Soon thereafter wo moved o Cas- , , rt t Bchoo, ,,uHc am, thc
cade in the land of the Maquokctnv , M ' i n i n
' ,' .. i . , mother was weary under the long pull.
-Iowa anil begun the business of,T ,., . , iir!. i.i..
. tiiuiu v,k:, .iiii. nviliii: imuii iin;in. iiviti
budding n home. I m, a,most alono stoo(, wUh 1)ad
Our honeymoon shone bright, and ( v.aU mAn cam(j
jt-iycd long. Wo lived in and for each ... ... . ,, , . , , , ,
ami the wot Id turned black before mc.
0 , ' ,. , , . ' Itlind and helpless as T was I re-
It was thc old sweet story over . . . , , , , , . ,
. . .maincd and ni ranged to guard against
SK'!1' , , , . j ,i all possible dangers from tho outside,
lulling our cup of hamunou to UwL.on Inc,UlU lhc p0ssiljuity of hav-
vorybnmtwo baby girls came to ,nn. to cJosc up lho lJIsin0SS cnUrcly.
bI? f""' TW' , ... ' Everything protected and provide! for
In fostering their growth getting jto thfi m,t ()f al).,. ,
Wm, Uo hool and helping them on-1 Unt t0 to , Ito, fm. trealmont
,ard we lived tho life of truly proud; Tho hoBpltll ,, a Rrcat cniMMlllor
mu happy pareuta. 0no nwt, 0 many peop,0 worR0 off
.. . . tug., uui Uv-uu.uu..v u
u-en going on stekUly from mcomi -
- to rcmion, juxuijes aim oeu y.
. ftfrM iiiiiniRfi in it iih nnn cii inp .
"d.I fiiniWeH "of the community.
.-., ...,w --. --- - , -r
i u'tjjwi years pass on.
ur Jiaby gjibi were fat becoming
-i 'ig Tod'.eX and still the honeymoon
ad not faded.
,'fiK too delightful to last-
I naoy tho call bell was rlnirlni--tlie'i,ivi t... , .
i i w . - . ib. " mm --w
uuc in uio wobt theto was a young
in. M. 1C. Quirlev, who lenmed from
a e thp art of printing. Ho and a
young lady assistant had finished a
Imj day'ftjVorfci - About nine o'clock
..tdi. i strjlnjt Uvnward, but we Ho am icir something like a fairy
.utd.hot 0;)hei,l. -i:i you touch a buUnn an v.itv
P.,v ewter' - wn-e turning Mril: , wU:c, ofmoot 'without w.ntng
th m(i)f" t nnon. ' Kontl( nre BJ)poai1, at your rWp ,.
( f r 5fast- -i becoming , ed wllb whnt U v flntrd or prrhBpS 5t m,iy
d of men. (jl(. (i)0 . meij n cor,M .colh vrur
". lie world, war raged the fourth ;!.
ne thnt I have reen pur American; They laugh at Death. thee DrV.
j marched away to kill or to be aiw; nu,.KH nnd Peath nkl, ,)?ck ,fl.
, , , , ,, , . (to a' eornfv abashed. Only on :o in a
ti- of living wont high,wtfes wero while does he get by tho waty watch
MdiHjnate and change to better fields' v nnd Riirtch a life away,
vmed the only remedy. . Cuiious pxt-mplc of human nature
. n drawer in which
t and tfiowinn- it to
layed a 22 automat
Tnl;r t th'
!, :.-. Mm .-it limits ihii-li bun.
1 ,it l,.-h liMn.
" fl ' ' " - - I-
p"ns . i' "u
The brllel nr
-dod" guns followed.
... ..ll .. n.l
red his side below the
t'bs, t iiVolltl
arrow and down to his
hil l" m "Wowto bhIc.
c vel taico stop forward to a
table against -.hioh lie rested, saying,
"lnnt Y lhc ,onsdst walk T cvcr
fk" Ifo WRS takon ll0"10'
Medical aid wan summoned and
operation made. The tlectois scwod
1 ....v... i ...-...-
TflM. m4j1 Via tifl.l nllA rVlAftPn Art 51
....., r.x. . ., ., v- v
me 10 come ami iuko cuarr n miu ui
Conri nllng mi aching hart Iwnealli
a foiccd smile I bade my family and
hgmo adieu and stalled for Hod Cloud,
Alas, thatl could notlmvc foicsocn.
Had I known the fatal ending noth
ing on earth could have tempted mo to
take that step.
III. Five Weeks in a Hospital
Nebraska gave mc a royal welcome.
Everyone extended the glad hand.
My business was to take care of the
"Chief" pending the return of its
A month or two later my family fol
Once again we were prosperous and
However thorc seemed to be an in
describable so me tiling different. The
conventionalities so customary in our
eastern life were absent. More free
dom wns nppnrent in every day life.
A year passing swiftly brought our
Soldler K(Htor homc nn1 my job w
I.nnkimr nhnut for !i nnw nlnrn wo
nWcTton bought t)C ,.RovIcw
and settled down to the making of a
new homc. Wc invested our little
this. Rut wc had health, strength and
ambition and before these three debts
'melt away as icyclcs melt before the
The years wore rolling up on mc...
1 felt that this wns my last stand
and laboied almost feverishly to get
that debt put away and lca3 a wife
and girls a home' and business without
With this idea in view I had already
given the wife all rights and titles in
Again we were prosperous and
worked together for the future.
Night or day mattered little to us.
Tf llinvn v.'fia ivi Ir in iln i wnvt i
A chftnRe of K,asse8 romcd!ed thls for
a time. Hut it came back. An optt-
than Wmsolf, Iwn8not an invaUd
L thprcfow ftl)le to noto and thInl.
abou(. thMe thnffS
In a flirt clusa hotel you order what
j you want and get it. In a first class
! ispltal they tell you what you may
have and yon take it.
A hospital js one of the best ploccn
sanrn token von ow olno.vm.r.lfn
i ..a .I.... . .. ... ..j .x J l... uul ..w L.I.I...
. iiiisi.i ifni.iiiii i iit-iir irauii ii n niir
.aro apparent from day to day.
' O-.p . ' V-M famn a va'b
clatkr at tho clovntor, a rush of roll
ing chnlr passes my door, a woman's
voice moaning, calling? help,'tallt
C burni (brot g ,
pcnol to pull out
Viviens of poison taken by accident cr
pihapa purposely, flitted through my
mind. Tho woman wii .sent home
''f'-t ''ay. She had Mmpiy octlcnt"o
nuy 01 a iwo m .per ami uurmi
an ;iltack of acute iiulij.oslion. 1
. ..... ... ' ,
A mnn lay in another 100m woan
inff loudly that Jic was dynp;. He
keeps this up at interval, from day. to,
day. Tho nurswB paid iittlo attention 1
excepts to sometimes jro inatidadmon-
ish him to bo quint. It wn cvidonce
fnough thnt lio was far from dying.
Quito a contrast wa." a case of a
little boy who hnd been thiown from a
linrce and fall n on :r stake which
iiaiu f vnlful li!.j lntin TT.i ii .tr. (nln.l
I""1""""' '' " '' "'"""'I
M f!n hospital, his tPinpcrnfr- ovv K . ' 'vjih- 'wr!.p ot tl .), i r'tes
100, nspiiation 170, and pulse ontlro- v, ,)! a.i PM-tn th'Un in tn W;ih
1y beyond counting. WIi'Io the drnid- in,-t n 'nil.
ful wound wns being die-sod lie said' O.urnl Ai.uylfH In Iiavln-.; lior turn
iK'lwcen gnspi, "Iluiry up and get "m- A w,,llr' ;,-" H s:" ,i,,lt 'r:,'1'"-
through fuf-siu' withme and then lean
go to sleep." All night long he call
ed incessantly for a drink of wntcr or
for his mother who was resting up
stairs. All night long tho gentle
watchful nurse nt Ids bedside answer
ed in soothing voice: "Pretty soon,
These arc a few of many instances
coming into my days and nights in the
My eye treatment had reached a
point where I wag -to be allowed to go
I was seeing daylight and very joy
ful over the thought of meeting my
loved onos from "whom, strangely
enough, I had not heard nt all, and of
celebrating my approaching birthday
and anniversary at home.
(To be Continued)
Cafe For Sale Cheap
lynoi' ''nf. fnf hull. ..'ipiij) t taken
ho'im f)iih nni In in u OnltK' a fitii'
bii-liu'". Imnks r-r i- iif. Iliihhell,
Vi'l.r, lln.v 'Jit. 21.
Farmers Union Pfleeting.
A iiiiiiani! of ihi Wi'lk-ti-r oiintv
P'lrmers Uninn will h.. i...i. ut (inidc
RiuU, Tiii'sil-iv. .laiitun i !). nt in ii. m.
M ittets of fcp-ciiii itium in funnels
ivill he tiilccii up .u tln-i iiu'ciIiik'. All
iniulii'is art' iiivit.'d
A Ii (iinsninti. Sim.
Congregational Church Notes
Sipuliiy Si'hnol 1(1 a. in
Mo'llillg SI'I'VlfC ll H. Ml
Kv.m injr NHrvlei' 7::!0 p m
Th.' tii'w pisdir Kov. Il.nry K
TiM'i'.lv frulii Clny I'l'iiti'r.Ni'lir.. wHV
pr. ni''. ImiIi mm iiiiii: anil t vi-ri nijj.
F.nclish Lutheran Church
K ) nlur frurvici'i uvury lliht mid thiid
Sun. I- . tn tho month m t To Ailvi-n 1st
ohuri'i' ..t ll i nt
C. i l .' Sllndtij tho SnvlMinont ut
lho !.:- SiippiM wiii I,., a iinunstoi
od. . '
Am i" ' iiiHiitu !. Ut IU'-ture !
P.-.-i.'iiiiii' it h. tq V .n hi'o wU
i 'i .
O. It ll.'ni'z. P.iHlor
S lllMMI S'jIlOlll
Mi, I in,' .'i lyn
in a in
i it. in. Siiljj.'Ot:-
Molcin I'.s'f.it of i.'Hi.f in.IfhusChrlsf.
Oi'iv ..I ii.- I,n il'- Supti.-r
hi. iilntj n- ji- -: ,--q.ims f nun Hih
0' I Hill , ci. n tin .: I'".,)-! ll.T l'l)lli liT.
ii'i.u. I, niniiici-. in men hiii! ivnincn,
T ii- sniciii,. inn.. i , niiinnir mnn, women
am' ohil-livu T int. ir cm' manhie
o . i hi sir.n'-. unit hi. 'hii iivs. TIm "o
Intuili of iiolul -.Ml Mi'omi i'k' nm-ht
iui.. Ono way io ri'ilm'f tii.wt.. I'ti'.
vJ.mli-.l Invltiitliiii to very 1 Md v
i. W. IMv'in, Pus'. ii
Mis. Melba Abboit, Missns Lois ,in
ti jihII nnd Thela White spnui, Friday
cub Mrs U.-x llcllhnn.' ,
Hoito Lull and fmnlly of l'iuii'
SfBiU Wdnpitny ith the Rohl I.au-
till (in family.
MiHMs Wlnvt t'ttri- ami Looa Lull
vill"i with Irene Payne Wtd'endav,
Hurve Hlnir, E K. Spurrl , Earl Vl
bolt mid -Ittinc l-tt.idurbrand uro 1 uy
lug i.'to nnd liauliug fioin Lebanon
Mi.Thltt White .returned to Hoi'
bom In mitb Center alter a r tk't
v it wmu outs i. on utiinignti
Mmtcr (iiinn Urendle Spmrler ii'.
I with hbi brotlur Eirett hi ihb Dull
Itruwn home In Li-baaon Sutiirda;.
Tiie Fr.l Luuuigau Jfm!y living
.iu h ci S tilth cntir weiv hiin,ly
v.- i- i,th Ins in .nil r '"l.cr! Lino-
Um ami fwiuiiy.
i: i ijui-iitun and w.f.1 of B eirai,-
vlli. v's-tit I .it K B Spurrier. Snn.
M!h Voinin Can- pettt Ttt.idHy
e "Miv with (Iraca and Loin .. Ihown
12- 13. Spun lor and fmnilj, U.ibt.
Linnlunn, .vl(o nnd infant dnughU'r
I'i.-Ij.h .Mi... mi,., Hmi Abbott, wife
and son Itlmei',' nnd Mr. and Mrs.
V.itioo of l.ohuiioii umi Xew Years din.
nerwlth XIr and Mrs. Ernest Free-
f.c ;i ft PiffllS n p "Jp n ffi-fhir
'".AH ff SJ H MKK!"
-- "" "l nfcBWfc
ftmcr,0gn fJOflgUl O.'lookcd
Sr,mf. 'ftM.h . 10"
v w I 1 1 wwriiiwwe
H h qnd f. h m,t, fy
a..t!., '.. ,., n., .
UHMVI U KflU IH4IJUI IIIIWJT WIIITI'J
Bntk I America,
Xlcf HIIIp UBlhns nt tlto western
woiM nie'iwUiit&'tPd and r'tteii and
!iinMIl Hilghtll) by t'.itlo Sum 'i"sf-
! i.nj -. tinnlly.tt iT.nj.th i, I i tlic
'milini' nn'fl if'iiltnntlc i . .ir of
,,.,.. f-M :,M .l...n l I.. , l.ivn
Ai'li'a nusiiii-ii. .m:.i n.imiM. iihfiy u-t
not. ti new Imti-Ii or ir;nlON will lie
Ironed olf the uuifi of tho two Amur- ,
We treat there prmirt mid spunky '
HMlo fellows with nil the euurlesy huiI j
iloeormn aceordert the iinibiissiidors of ,
nr talehtivtrt neighbors. We make ,
them fsl nt hHie. We .say "mister"
untl "pluuse." But It wus not always
thus. Oh, no I
We used to ustt cuss words and
shotguns and ahlrt nleeres. Take the
ease of Major Klley and the quceu of
Majer Hlley. yearn ogo, was tke
Aaierlean cmmuI at Zanilbar. He
lire la a bearc ttiut OTvrlooked a
lake aad to tU. lake' there cnuie aalty
utile ana female Inhabitants cf Saa
athar te diMirt (liemselves in the
placid and coollAg" waters.
The frutiV. tintutored natives uf toe
lonitiln of y.uiulhar had never heard,
It seems, flies ways of the white man
on the bathing bench. Not knowing,
they hud to ehlft for theinseTes In
So. by liiiiK-estahllshed custom, It
hi'eai.i" a coiiiiuoii lght for the rnnul
and his MiilT to hc'vild theHieach well
lllh'il with bathers, tiniiilorned. For
itiiiu.i .M'iiis they came than and bathed
Itilej protested. There was no
ntiatemi'iit of the practice, lie pro
i sti'd a pi In and a'aln, but still nude
lathing beauties elulteieil up the view
tiinii liN front poreh.
line day. hnivi'i or. Major Hlley had
iMtois from iifat' white 'men and
i.oinen v ho hud eotno to upend n few
ilnyTnt the eoniultite. And, of course,
the visitors were shocked and horri
lied. They hurried to their host.
"There are a thousand naked dark
les In your front yard." they told him.
"Are you going to stand for It?"
"1 am not," said Klley. "I've
warned them once and I've warned
them twice; yet, three times. Hero's
where I hIiovv em they ean't-get away
So ho tool; down a ruty old shot
pHii. lniiil.iJd It with blrdshot and went
Into tho yipd, while the visitors
witf-hp.I to Bit what would happen
"S'l'i'imV lio "eM mi. "Twenty
ln'ool" All of nl'l.'h was Niiuppy
lnnil!i,'lhnt day imd 'Jme.
lint tu imtlvos i lenly looked up
ind smiled. They, Ke.pt on linthln.
ftlley put the wiiip to bin Miotilder
ptlnti'd down the harrel and pulled
Wttd .iclls. Great unlmutlon. A
desevteil hutblng be:i"h. Sinlle front
within the insulate.
Tho next day Hlley reeelved a nntv
from the (jtieen of tfnnsdhnr. In suh
sfnnoe It Mild :
"Plense s-nd tne ottr white iiinn
medicine t inn. I haven't been able to
sit down siiirc yesterihiy."
Ullcy bed nlled the queen of Xiini'.I
har with lilrdshot. A short time alter
"nit he wii recalled.
f.'.oiiun-cnt to an Apple.
At l'rodiitvilie, ill Lawreutv county.
Ohio, there Id a monument erected to
nit apple. "Home Heauty." .More Mian
a century ago iu It.17. to be exact
'he tlr't lliree of that pow fmnoiis va
riety of apple wo:, planted near Prne-
'torvlllo by a hoy named Alaiisnn (ill
icit. It was a mere twig, which hi
T'lilher threw to him, saying. "You au
uivo thijliM'don't want It." .
Tho hu.t- plaiitetl it carefully and It.
v're.v and flourished, hcarhig In Inter
-iiinj-frulfthtit proved tolio of nn es
MT.oiillnmy i.millty. TlmiismnlH of,
! ids iihl It j !d for grafting, mid In
lh? poufHo of tbuo many ttnil exten
slvo orchurrfA enmu to ho uitule up oi
Hh progeny itml descendants. Today
r the ."Itomo P.Mtity" .i the bndlng vu
rlety groton In- Ohio, l'blladPlphln
Birthplace of Copornicue.
There Is eoine tlisputo tilnuit the
birthplace of fwiremietiR, nnd tlie
merit of the ill.yuji uro being laves
Upttod b-a pi'jj.)iaioD appointed bj
lhc , untuidjnuyrtlv. Wl.lto thla tn
vcstlL.iil n Is h'fthla turstiPil. the l'oli"
no golnvj .tlmttlKiHi, jissuniltV Hstii
Uiei,eat iis(irouonu'i'was a Prff; 'Imy
i'p iirniiiijl'ig" fttftil ?re.ft nietiiovlul In
(be tTi nf TiAia.-Jihh h Is to taUt
;t.i ,'or..i of a.Kw.itry ! )' de.Ue.ieil
i n I ii'i.,1'1 :..; f.iMi Jii.iMir.'M anu "lav uy moontw-ni ten itigm. ni
tlflieih small crsarv .! tin I'li'tlt o." . I il; soin frlvifilfrhlp I tho IiJosmui
L'opOir.LMs. TJie, new libra)') will be j thut luw coiu- fruw my nixht of of
one of.ihe niot Impdrtutit institution'' . tciln.'."
"f ;'r ' ' ' i-i i.n '(' i,
Crr.jthoppiri' Choice. (
When viiVInr-. sp'ln; grain
mailable the t:i.i,-l.ippers pu-fcr oiii
to tin.i of ihc otl.en, report a Un't l
Suites Dcp.iriuic.it of Agriculture ,u
0Mtlgiitor In Mi'iminn. IL wever,
when food Is senreo Ihe hoppirs will
not go far out of the way tp search
for the plaits lhl please Itulr palates
4 V-V -4 WV 4
TH5I CLOUD'S LN8 f
W !! ! . . -JVlHJLf'lHm.
By JCNME LITTLG
A J.tl(i'rtV fi'imrllttil in tho Smith.
Itows ami tows oi' tuvn rrrlinlug In (he
HMilljflit, put lent i j waiting for thu
feb!o Kpnrks of'viiullty to he fnuncd
to n Meniller glow.
A frail tut! luhl an in.eM Irtter on bin
nelghbor'H kuw. "fteinl It 10 me, t-ud.
y Itunils uii- m ht'iivy tudny, It tiVe
mo to lift tlii-m."
With n 'ltln.' look, the olrirr mnn
li ill. ' n !. imUU Til lh t at the jtlRlla'
inn'. "h,ttl' M iilirr." iu ".iirid. lie
U-tfiih iitiiud;. "1'i.mst Hoy." When
liu th.lsheil, utii'8 h.id w n 4nil away the
hlltiTiicrs from hM i'.vi,i.
"!"i.." I e murium o.l. "if I oor got u
ii'" '"' ""i, u w.i.iki pi.ii uie i-ieitr
hael; from the lu-avenly piici If I was
lucky uiuiiKli to he headed that way."
"Little ulil luicU," agreed the other.
"Sinew 1 left home In U(t7, she's uuver
mlMuid u Wk except nheu ?ha was
'-'k bust fall. Can't be strong yet, af
her writing Isn't the satne."
"Must be finite nn old lady," thounht
Ijhc reader, picturing the drenm mother
so often In his own mind, with aoft
white curls and gentle touch. ter
rible jilt j she aud the boy contea't be
"Fate playa some scurry trlcka," be
said, aleud. 'Here am I, the loaeneiu
est tlcrellct-a eerond odltloa ef
Tepny, polling out ef tke ecrae whole,
while fellowa with tuallles got (heire.
And then, after the had a f at
me, I'm getting over ttala long busi
ness, toe. Wl&B to heava I could
take your pluce, Dary, and send you
back to her ns good s new."
"Yon old bluffer," suld the boy, affec
tionately, "you're worth n dozen of tne
or any other, nnd there's nobody knows
it better than this same me. I've told
her a little of what you've done since
1 knew you."
A sudden light glmed In his e.oi.
"Say, llupeit. make me a promise, will
"Sure, kid. The whole of my king
dom." "I figure, Kupe, that about the time
you go out cured, I'll go out, too yes,
cuied. It won't he long, 1 know. You've
nobody else, joii say. Will you go and
comfort her a bit, and look after her
for mc? For she thinks I'm Just Ii.
All letters afterward were shared b
Hupert Kay that he might get better
acquainted with his charge, the hoy
said. Ills soul knelt In homage he
fore the purity and sweetness of her
life, expressed In her written thoughts.
"Prlscllln beau." Quaint old name.
Just suited to her.
As the hoy predicted, the two wciu
discharged together. Itupcrt by the
government, ho by a higher power, ntul
Ktipert turii.'d his faco toward the
On a liiilin.v .Sunday morning In
spring ho rea. Led David's Vermont
town. Out ii. tho biilntrhs ho foaml
the little gray home. t
t)n the wull bung lluvld'e pn-iure. on
the UKu his Iimi and cout. I'h'cryihlu
wnltlii for. nttviil, who wu vourug
with h!a ,,'jillniit liciirt still and unro-
Uupcr; trembleil as t'oottitops ciimu
hurr.v.i.g, hut it was not the object
of 1 is search who p: used iu tho door.
li.Meiid, he saw a girl who reminded
liliu of nppjo hloHsoni tltnt nnd David.
Her hair was the same gold, her eyes
the same blue, but holding a vague
look 'of patient pain.
"I wanted David's mother Prlscllln
Dean." He knew he was bungling
things, (mi hadn't '-mll'cd how hard Ii
wns going to I.e.
She smiled. "Ills 'lltth' iiinlher'?" l
am she. Our pnivuis died when wo
wi;rr small, vni..l ho always called me
th.l. Have yoti seen him? Is he still
He asked me m gic you this letter.
I niu Itupcrt Kay."
"Will you read It to me, please?" she
asked, quietly. "You sec, I urn quite
The visitor almost wtiiggered. "Wind !
Did he know?"
She shook her head. "He-had enough
to bear," she said, simply. "It was last
November. I wris twitching, mid "there
was a lire. -Two llrtlc ones got trapped
on tho'euiiil il.iir and When I got
them firToly out, ply ee were ruined.
IJut tell mo of David."
lib lid hei ffi t,u open window,
where Baxter chlnles llputed In LUe
couifuVtlng olco8. "Will you' remem
ber wlmt-,duylt Is, and tho tnenMiKc
thut It brlnui?" be urged, then told his
A long, iearbsi sHenco. "I must not
rebel," sho mild at hist. "Uut liu-w an
dear and gay. mid I must stay here
to be n burden.'-
"Don't J" he i rud. "This Is thp on
awer to lho riddle of tuy lonely life
louiy wni uiiiHi':: tor ino all the time.
. ' r lhc wilio tf thri lo0
David, won't j,o.i giant
wo both gave
Ida wish, unit
, let ue
Uikti bis piifte US' best I can?"
uev frngpiiitv urrci-ttMl her atteii
j Hon. "Wb. ," -wla- lid. woiiderlni;t(.
lie kitM.d her Imail revereti'iy.
.a to c:iu of u dnm i..i ;n ii-
I l'i ought something now and beautiful,
To yon my lifelong dovntlnti to me it
acred trimt to fullill in him tne :n.t
oaders of houvua."
j The old dog came over and nos".l
her arm till she put It around hl.s neck,
' 'hen pushed his pr.w into tho KtrtingorV
hand. And still (he bells rang softly,
uud Ihw Sabbtith peace brooded ovtr
n' m , .
IIK51IWAY JIAlNTFNANt C .
A al.e i('ea ot i.icts rt'eras to liu
'.0 out ot li'U.Ji (1 the 0 mpiiint
' .'. ! ).', tl'.e.ih". y o:i ci road m
t'n nv t,..iv!j. More tfton lli:m not,
! t.'.3 critic refers to tho divi ion
' 75 to bo u ed on state reads and
only 23 Jeft for the c unt:'.' ...
The law which provides for tlie
crcutlcn :.nd ttce tf the m..;rtcn, ir.ee
ft:nd is expllc't. Of all auto li
cense fco?, 8',i l sent-to t!i9 atite
hiphw, y do. artni?nt er.s rf ad-'
nin'rtrflt'en of t1 r law. T'.e b?l " e
Ja r' iited ',v tl o cc- rtty in whirh it
I ('jMertnd. A :p-r nt "live ef th'
ai llrliwfy, dpnart'ijent meets
!n!l'' '' ccuiity-- br-rd iml t'"'-.
iml , diMk'e n?c r 'inf; t. t' o tick's
ib" lie I'tv, uprn thn divi ion o.1
t' ' d If tho mile- "0 of K'rte
roads 'n the e unty is gieat. or if,
for some other erstm, the 'trie
road It in need of a great deal of
work, as high ns 75 of the rmouttt
may be st aside for this mirpo'c.
Tlte rema'ndcr of tlie fund consti
tutes a county rond dragging fund
and is used for mrintaining county
The law provides that not more
than 75 of thc maintenance fund
may be used en state road-. Half
of the counticn of the state appor
tion less than 76. In some eoun
t?s in the eastern part of the state,
40 of the fund is sufficient for the
purpose of maintaining state roads.
In some western counties where tho
mileage of Btate roads 5b lrrge, the
entire 75 is not tufficient to main
tnin them properly.
Tfce b-lance r V'C fun'' ve".iain
ing after pi-vlding fr h ntite
oid.s may be 'kc! only fr dr-pglm".
rlnyirg and trawing county road
and for no other pnrrse. To lower
tho auto 1 'cense fee wculd senously
crip'de the mnintpnace work in mo"c
than half the ro'-nts of the str.te.
It must bo borne in mind that the
euto liconce fee is f'P only s urco of
revenue for the maintenance of'tatc
ind federal a'd r-"ds Th" fedc-al
aid b-w, preperlv, provides nt. un
less theo road a"e fullv maint-ired.
no further federnl rid will be
granted to Nebrska The ter-ib'o
'Vfse in rsf ynrs Its hnnn duo to
-" lac'- of proper mainUnnnce after
ho r-nds have been ernstructod.
SAVK THE AIANUKK '
AND HELP THE WHFAT
IJoccnt foport-". of the Kansas E
perhnent Station show nn averag"
gai)i of more '.Vu reven ln'shels o"
wlic.t per acre rts airsult of the'nppl'
erticn cf two and :: half tons of mai
ur? per nero nn 'irlly. This fgn."
cut i bout two dr-Uars pov ton for the
manure with wheat ot nn.p dollar pr
bi'shel. In nnther ca o five tons of
r".r ni're pppllel nce 'n tl -."o 'i rs to
vdiiat grown io rotntion 'vVh other
crop- inero-sed the yield th e? b'sh-
es tp: aero, no otner con- were
also benefited by the men no
In Okl'homo mi anp1ieat'-m of
mr.nurosjiroduced 2.1 hu hels of wheat
per aero ns compared wilh 13 bushels
when no mnnure was apnjicd :i gr.in
of 10 ilntshels. In all cii-cs thee I.s.
no doubt of a rosiducl effect, ruch
that !f the r.pnllcation of manure
was discontinued, the manured
ground would continue tor msny
years to produce h'gher yields than
land which lira! never received manure.
On the other" hand, it must be ad
mitted that mi ntiro will not always
ro:!uco larger yields, esnee'ally in
tho western part of Krn.-as, Ncfiras
ka mid Oklahomr, and the Panhandlo
of Tcxps. The' soils of this area are
as .-.jule, rich and yields ere deter
mined largely bv the moi -lure supply.
Manure tends to produce a rank, early
gro.-'th which .'s liuycd moro easily
by hot winds aiui di'oifth later in lho
season. .-,- .
Ono of tljo , Tipst'mecpB of us'og
mi'iim is to j;?iily 'it as a op dres--Ing
U- wheat c'uPliTg th? win'er. Ti i .
Is tho ti.me of tlto yoar when otVor
work IntorfereK had and when clover,
tiinotc.y cr olhoVgrrs os aro t b
sown in the whUat Ihe mnuro is of
mrrked value ii .ccuring a- jpo-l
The S uth western Whoat Improve -tnt
H. M. nAINEU, Dlre-to .
Mr. anl Mm. George Nines return
e.l to their home at Wymoro Wc'ne -d
.V "ioniing after spending th n.
couple of daya here v'fc'ting with h"
nrents, ?f". nnd Mrs. Frrnk Ai' .
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