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i.usi in irourit-.l Iy authorities at
V:i:i(,-i,-i. t'liile !?-iTin lmerreted In
?ii:ini! -ij.i fiium-. in lt.ilixi.i. In- v:i de
fi'ini".'iJ liy i'1'in- as an Siisurnil!o:iist
-t.it'1 as :i us -"jiK-nr- v.iis IinliiiC- At his
tintii? l.i. ' aiinri was :il!r.nUii ly ati
ICiikI'. 1'iiM'i ami :i ymini: woman.
Su-pln-n.- -s"iil tlif young woman f 10:11
. ilriiiij.-:i wii. --r. He was ihuiiknl by
tier A!:iuril t.l t lir I'cr:: i.in ii:i.- cm
tf.inled Hli-plicn-.. loll hin: thai war had
lieeii tU-i h-.--l Ik'Irwii i"hi!- n-itl 1' ru
-ind mtVi.-ti !il:n he utile.- off ipt.-iin. He
tivir.-tl tl..-it tt.tl niijlit tin- KMiii-niM.!.
""SiiIimii v--sl. shonlil ! iMiti:riil.
J-tLejilivas a. cji.ert tlu- titini'Mtiii.
Sl.jiacns si- .1 niotlcj criv. to which lie
r.'u -tts.m.fi lie Kav ihcin ln.al In
Kt.-u ':!.' TJ. . InKtnicii the si-l. The
MjC.ssfui'v u;ii:irl Hie ".-.si-I j.ii;i"ii
ti lie Ihc '!-:: T.ihl.i. Uiioni:Ii tI.!g.
"" ijl. Slc-jil. :i.t ;mvi' tlirci-tioif. fm the ! -iir!:irc
of tin t-r-sfL He ntercil tlic eah
111 rmrt ill.-. .Tel the Knuh-li wom,in
uttfl her tn n-j hte;ihens (i.nckly leainol
lit. wroni; v--v.e h.tI ! ii ajl'iieii.
I v.'.ij lir'J I.irI!riKton s pm-.iJe ya in.
Hi- !o:l"- v:ft- 'ii-il mai'i lniiiK aliounl
!! -;':i::-i t;. :;:tii:::!.:i to lici Ia.!
nhip Tiipa I. .-t Mate Tattle laiij !iat
tito jilot. yi-, .t.i: that llie S-M Ji!e-,i I. as!
In-Mi l.il:en .. tinier t; n te tin- Antatt-
11 cirrlf, TrJiI ci!itiiteii that on a
I'irii" T iiivH'- ' Ji.io I"-"" ! teal Hit
Ii'inriu -.-)! w tzt lost in Sf. He h.'tl
f t'titil it fre-. ': n :. !":s eae tf ict
to .1:1 i:.I in. 1 .1::'! eon'.ca -l iiiiu h "1 I.
J-.l "Jthe':;! f ; t' tl tt lie lh eaiit.Mn
if (!:e -.;i tt.'lon !! mill t.-i Iv
lirl!ii';tm .-!. was ur--il! al riint!.
tin esjir'"-. i -'ni'i.leiice !: him. The
1S-1 Viee'i 11 ii-itTe' a k'-ss.-J in lie
t j Slepl.i ns a"teinpti'l fo . :.:iiiu:i; .:ie
CHAPTER XI J. Continued.
'iiiy yot:r Jir.:ulr. o:s an- :iuiijii. 1
l!i:voto:ioii. ".tfrHly. 'ami i'!l Hour yon ,-
o thf tvr. I'll l.ilvi' t!;:jJ rin ff
y,iir fr Mova. is ;.on attciiij.-t
utv' in'"" ." ." with i; now."
iff Kn.ii-Vrn: I qtsicl.ly noiili what
i iticnnt. a:: ! -v'J;k-ntIy had no relish
for attari h-.-a mo a!o!i. for with nn
Kivift. so;:.-. -.:.s shinrt- into tln to:;,
he i'-jpeti tiowi: tht- .ttps and niii
iri-sliiy all 1 knew !u- was seokin
lio liach'"i of Tattle. a::tl anm-t! mj--seif
with .1 ' -Jayins imi. ! rinjc eai;
orlv n:-Ti-.vii;i' for the r.ear-iiy sail.
.ml rnrsii.'s tii fellow at :iu wlietl
ior not hoI.i;u! her up to tin- point
lirof-lod. The. fartu' up tovthor. two
K(cps at !i ?itn". Tnltk- ia liis shirt
sleeves. :ia:. .tr. thtv attr.inotl the
tiridc. n:il Anderson swttai: liinist-lf
ntt. of tii-- i.Mi ami st.ntcil after
them. I i.tck (! away. !h tijrly iron
nil grasp-.-d in my hanti.
YoM !i-3t t Jieeii haek." 1 warned.
Ihtoatcntrmtj. "I'm ready to hniin
ihe tsr.st man who altmpt.s to touch
Ttillle stopped, his jaw working sav
fict. hln yes on ntine.
'Will you promise to keep quiet, sir.
an" lol us et .iv.-ay out o' this?"
"I'amn you. no!" sluhhornly. all ray
senses leaving ias at Hight of his hate
ful face. "Til speak that ship yonder
if I have to tiht the crew of you
"'Then fisut. iO'j cockerel, an he
d.tmned to, yot;!" roared Anderson:
suei he piv.-ed past the two of them
ind sprai:s at me.
tL was l-.ot. Fwift work, while it
i'lslctl. I struck twice. l'ijin4 ojien the
fu'S hnitt-V t"alji, and dropping him
so his he-.nl iiur.u dangling down over
tie de'ek. hr hody huddled against the
iw.l. I aimed to do as well by Tttt
fif. lint the descending pin landed on
Ins uplifted arm. and. before I could
dr.iy back l r another blow, the fel
low at tb" wheel released the spokes
jiiiJ jumped at my back, throttling mc
with his hands as the weight of his
lody crushed me to the planks. (Inisp
tru; (he rail 1 half tore myself loose.
u.Ing to one 5;nee. and .'-truck him
Jwice madly in the face: but others!
of the cv-f came tumbling on lop of
u.-.. tinning tin- helplessly down. It
was all the -.ork of a breathless 1110
ciinl. and as i lay there, she knee of
h teg:o crtmc!:i::g inUnny chest, I saw
tV Wova spring to the wheel and
i?lui it hard down, while Tut tie. his
left arm d:.r.ghng. his teeth set from
(liim. began jangling the bells in the
engine-room Scarcely had the echo
ruoched us when a strange voice hailed
sharply from out the dense log:
"Steamer, ahoy! What vessel is
Tu! tie's :iaF.il voice answered:
Steam yacht Cormorant. Panama
t. faster inland, for pleasure. Who
' VS. AI. S. Victory, oa cruise. Stand
h while we send a beat."
tVdeep oath sprang to Tattle's lips,
hi.-, lingers ro:r.i:lsivc!y gripping Ihe
rl Then he appeared to rally, the
very inlcnsit of his fear making a
unw man oyl of him.
f.ively. lads, clear the deck." he
.-on.mr.nded. harshly. "Here, one of
you take che wheel. Mow. Ue Nova.
lMjyjIe thM lip-jting fool down into the
.; 'i.").-v. au'i stand over him with
a. gut ""wo of you fe"ov.s carry the
no-tuv.ai:' into the focal:e; lively,
'Htcy were certainly expeditious
w:gh in my case, dragging me bump
ing down the steps, and flinging me in
hilweon table and bench witli a vio
lence that mad" mc groan. 1 caught
the glimmer of a steel barrel in De
iia"s hand as he drew close the
"It was not nice sing to do. Mons. Ste
phens." he said, not ill-naturedly, "but,
hy gar. out ze farsity row it was go
ing to be done, for I shoot ze pistol
That's all right. De Nova." I re
ptxett. realizing :ny complete defeat
and holding no personal grudge
against him. "I don't blame you. I've
mMl my play, and have had enough.
M.xy 1 sit up?"
ie nodded carelessly, dropping the
revolver back into his jacket pocket,
yet with his black eyes fastened
shrewdly on my face.
' Tis ze bes way to talk, monsieur."
ji ui.-tag to listen to the mingled
if -- . I" I I JV I I V"A
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kc M -y - X IBim - rr ?
Descending Pin Landed on His Uplifted Arm.
sounds without. "Sacre. 1
Wat ze devil was up now!"
We both sal. breathing hard from
oir late exertions, listening anxiously,
yet with vastly differing emotions,
hope animating me that this was to
prove a capture, or, at least, that some
chance discovery by the officer visit
ing us would result in the-release of
the women below. Hut De Nova was
m an agony of apprehension, the full
peril of his position clear before him.
Wo heard the bare feet of the hurry
tag sailors patter along the deck, the
strident voice or Tuttle issuing :t few
final commands, and the faint sound
of oars in the water alongside. The
officer came slowly up the ladder, and
my heart sank as I heard him laugh
carelessly to the mate's greeting. I
could distinguish the sound of his
voice, but not the words utlered. and
in some way it impressed me with the
thought that the fellow was young, a
midshipman, possibly, who would
prove mere putty under Tuttle's ex
pert handling. The two went down
ihe companion-steps together in ap
parently amiable conversation, and
we could heard the low murmur of
voices as the crew hung over the rail
jesting with the men-o-war's men in
the boat below. My eyes met De
Nova's in the semi-darkness, and he
grinned, showing his teeth.
"Mossing ver' dangerous, monsieur."
he said, easifo". "Ze ol' fox he fool
I attempted no response, my mind al
ready sufficiently heavy from appre
hension. Oh, for just a word, merely
an opportu-'ty to cry out our story be
fore it was forever too late! De No-a
must have felt the struggle within me.
tor he stretched his legs across the
narrow passage leading to the door,
and I saw his hand thrust into his
coat pocket. Underneath his genial ve
neer he was oue to act upon occasion,
absolutely careless of the result. So I
waited in silence, my teeth set hard,
my hands clenched, as the last ves
tige of hope oozed slowly out of me.
They were scarcely ten minutes be
low, coming up chatting in rare good
fellowship, the officer clinging to the
rail, his feet on the ladder, while he
completed some story he had been
relating with much gusto. Then we
heard plainly the dip of oars, growing
gradually fainter in the distance, feet
pattered on the deck planks. Tuttle's
voice sounded from the bridge, and
the vessel began throbbing to the
steady chug of the screws. We were
safely under way again, pressing our
sharp bow into the fog-bank. Unable
o control mv weakness, I buried my (
face in my bands.
I do not know how long we sat there
motionless, De Nova staring blankly
at the vapor sweeping past the win
dow, and I with head lowered in de
pressio?. It was Tuttle himself, uiih
one arm in an improvised sung, who
slid open the door of the charthouse
and looked in upon us.
"This is your watch yet, De Nova."
he said, shortly, "and I need to doctor
up my arm a bit You're a dam hard
hitter. Mr. Stephens," no trace of an
ger in his voice, "but that's about the
last chance you'll have to kick up a
shindy on this vessel. You'll go below,
sir, an' stay there, unless we happen
to need you."
I stepped forth onto the open deck
in obedience to his gesture.
"Then I am no longer even in pre
tended command, but merely your
"Call it whatever suits you best."'
he returned, grimly. "The result will
be the same In any case. Well. De
Nova, what are you waitin' for?"
"I sink maybe you say w'at was it
ze navy man wanted?"
Tuttle's solemn countenance broke
into the semblance of a grin.
"Plug tobacco." he announced, suck
ing his lips with sudden enjoyment of
the joke. "Gave me the scare of my
life, but that's all it amounted to.
Hecn out cruisin for three months, an
the crew ready to mutiny for smokin
and chewin". Nice, sociable little chap
they sent over, too."
In Which We Sail Due South.
As I sank down into the recesses of
a cushioned chair in the cabin, my
spirits at lowest ebb. 1 glanced up ai
the telltale compass we were already
headed due south.
Those days ami nights following,
while serving to bear us continually
deeper into the immense expanse of
water that concealed the mystery
awaiting us in the great South sea,
contained little of incident directly re
lating to this narrative. Day following
day that same wide circle of the sky
came down to unite with the circle of
the waters. It was almost as though
we remained motionless, "a painted
ship upon a painted ocean": only the
figures on the paper. Use pins on the
chart, the sharp stem cleaving the
waves asunder, and the oily wake
asteni leaving us aware of steady
progression through this trackless
desert of the sen.
We passed somewhat to the west
ward of Juan Fernandez, so far
out that only with a glass from the
foretop could the distant peaks be
dimly deciphered in blue, misty blots
against the sky. Already Tuttle had
banked the fires, and spread the Sea
Queen's canvas, reaching to the west
ward to get the most possible out of
the fresh breeze. The Sea Queen
changed motive power and appearance
as if by magic, the square yards hid
ing the jauntiness of her keel, and
concealing the rake of her masts, the
white sails bellowing out before tho
wind, sending her swooping forward
through the water like a great bird.
leaning over until at times her lee
rail was all awash with white foam
and her forward decks glistening with
Tuttle drove her recklessly, holding
on in spite of crackling wood and sails
threatening to tear loose from the
bolt-eyes, taking shrewd advantage of
each slant of wind, and lowering can
vas only when danger was deadly. He
had come into his own, he was at
home, and the rejuvenated Sea Queen
leaped forward at his will, as though
endowed with fresh life. He seemed
to understand her moods, her caprices.
as though he bad sailed her in every
sea, and I watched him test her. looa-
rtrU-UTUXJiri-HJ-LriJTJTJTJTJXr """"""" aaa.aaaaaaaa
Almost Deserved to Escape
Truant's Quick Grasp of Opportunity
. The absent-minded professor re
turned home one night to learn that
his son had played truant from school,
and he was asked by his wife to hunt
up the missing youngster and admin
ister a sound thrashing.
"Why, I'll flay him alive!" exclaimed
the angry father. "I'll break every
bone in his body! Just wait until I get
htm out In the woodshed!"
He came across his heir playing
marbles about a mile from home, but
the boy didn't seem to be a bit alarmed
by the old man's threats. As they I
ening a Trope here, tightening another
there, striving to discover her good
and bad qualities, until my admiration
for his seamanship almost overbal
anced my growing detestation of him
Lady Darlington became positively
afraid of him. dreading his approach,
shrinking from his address, yet not dar
ing to withdraw wholly from his pres
ence. His sole topic of conversation
was psychomancy. and every time she
endeavored to lead him to some more
pleasant subject he would return with
dogmatic persistence to that one rath
er dismal theme. His blatant self-conceit
saved him from realizing her utter
weariness, and he never seemed to
tire of his own unctuous, nasal tones.
Heavens, but the fellow was an insuf
ferable bore. Celeste would slip away
unobserved, bat her mistress and my
self had no means of escape. I re
mainc! quietly below for three days,
and even then was not released by
any forjnal word of mouth. I simply,
became so tired of the senseless im
prisonment that I mounted to the
deck, taking I-ady Darlington with me,
determined to be confined to the cabin
no longer except by physical force. De
Nova was upon tho bridge when we
emerged from the companion, but he
merely glanced at us curiously. Tut
tle. coming aft a little later, retained
sen.e enouuh to remain silent. The
time days passed below had thrown
me much into the society of both mis
tress and maid, although the frank
intimacy of that lirst conversation
with I.ady Darlington was never re
sumed. There seemed an intangible
barrier of reserve between us, al
though we talked freely enough re
garding our situation, the peculiarities
of Tattle, and the constantly changing
wonders of the deep. It was as it
neither of us quite dared to probe be
neath the surface, opening up once
more the depths each endeavored to
conceal; rather were we content to
drift as the tide ran.
I saw comparatively little of De
Nova, the second officer, during this
period, and gained an impression that
he was endeavoring to avoid meeting
me. Yet I ran across him twice in
company with Celeste, once in the
cabin, and again in the narrow deck
space overhanging the stern, and be
gan to hope vaguely that the girl was
winning him over to our interests.
With the others I sought to approach
I made no progress. McKnight sel
dom showed his nose above deck, and
then only to smoke in sullen silence.
:.eated gloomily on the edge of the
main hatch cr to the lee of the chart-
house. Olson was undoubtedly honest
enough, yet without intelligence, his
eyes these of a faithful dog. The
Chilean, a smooth-faced young fellow
wonderfully deficient in chin. I learned
had been assigned as assistant to the
cook, and was thus kept too busy in
side the galley even to be approached.
Indeed, so far J had not seen his face
on hoard the ship.
In Which De Nova Speaks.
What now occurred came upon us
w-th such suddenness that I find it
difficult to relate the incidents in de
tail. We must have been below the
fiftieth degree of south latitude, and
about 1S. degrees west, with the wind
strong and occasionally puffing up
into squalls, bearing flakes of snow
which stung exposed flesh and left a
thin mantle of white along the decks.
It was Tuttle's watch below, and as I
paused in the protection of the com
panionway looking forward, while I
got my pipe going. I could see De
Nova on the bridge, wrapped up like a
mummy, and crouching well down be
hind the tarpaulins. AH about was a
wild sea scene, never to be looked
upon amid any other stretch of waters
on the globe a dull, dead picture of
utter desolation, of madly racing
waves, of green, sullen sea, of pale
blue sky, the very frost in the air ap
parent; a cold, drear expanse of mo
notonous distance wherever the eye
looked .a desert of water below, a
void of air above. Big Bill Anderson,
his head still bound up where I had
cracked him, slouched in the doorway
of the charthouse, staring aft, and a
moment later De Nova came lumber
ing down the steps from the bridge
and spoke with him for some earnest
ly. The boatswain finally went for
ward, clinging to a lifeline to keep
footing on the slippery deck, and the
second officer clawed along the weather-rail
until he reached the companion.
ITO BE CONTINUED.)
started to return home the absent
minded professor stopped to chat with
an old acquaintance, aud it was fifteen
or twenty minutes later when he
looked down in wonder at the boy at
his side and asked:
"Why, where did you come from.
"Don't you remember, father?"
smiled the boy, we are on our
way to buy me a box of candy,
because of my excellent school re
port," "Bless me. but so we are," agreed
the absent-minded professor, as he
patted the boy on the back and started
for the store-
FRENCH PRESIDENT TO QUIT
Report Says Fallierw Will Resign as
Head of French Republic
Paris. President Annund Failures
of the French republic, who Is report
ed to have resigned his office because
of ill health, the resignation to take
effect May 15, after the general else-
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tion, has been at the head of the re
public since 1906. He and his wife
are of simple tastes and habits of
I.'vlng and frequently have displayed
the thrift and prudence that mark tho
French middle classes. The president
was born near Agen. in southern
France in IS II. He early settled at
Nerne as a lawyer, and in 1SS0 be
came undersecretary of state, after
which he held office as minister of the
Interior, minister of justice, minister
of education and prime minister, and
eight terms as president of the sen
ate. TAFT NAMES INDIANA MAN
Newton W. Gilbert .Former Member
of Congress, Selected as Philip
Indianapolis. Friends In this city
were pleased to learn that President
Taft had appointed Newton W. Gilbert
vice-governor of the Philippines, air
Gilbert is well known in this state
having served his district in congress.
Newton W. Gilbert.
lie is well fitted for tlu new position
and will succeed W. Cameron Forbes
Cold Day in Church.
In vajn the tenor pleaded that he
had caught a cold in his head, in con
sequence of an accident that had de- ;
Iayed the cold street car In which he
had ridden to church. The leader oi
th$ choir Insisted that he must sing
hl.-i usual solo, but relented so far as
to give him a simple hymn, and this
Is the way he sang it:
The bonlig light Is brrahiir.
'flie darkdess disappears:
Th suds of f.irth are waklff
Td r-editcdtlal tear.
Kaoh breeze that sweeps the occad
Hricy tldiR5 frnb afar.
Of da Mods Id cobbotloi).
Prepared for ZIod's war.
The preacher gave out the text as
"Add Jacob said to Rebekah his
bother. Dehold. Esau by brother is a
hairy bad, add I ab a sbooth bad."
Later, when th.i collectoid was
taked, it. was foadd to codsist bostly
of peddles, ,djckles. add dibes. Chi
Will Tell or Lost Ships.
A Melbourne. Australia, seafaring
man has invented a device concerning
ocean navigation which, it is claimed
will indicate the position of a wrecked
vessel, the date when It met with the
disaster, the depth at which the wreck
lies, and also the course that the ves
sel was taking and the port that it
was making for when It met disaster.
The apparatus, which is in the form ol
a buoy, is released automatically from
the bridge deck when the vessel meets
misfortune, and a wire attachment
holds It over the spot where the ves
For New Mont Blanc Tunnel.
Negotiations are proceeding be
tween Italy and France with regard
to a proposed tunnel through Mont
Blanc. The tunnel is to run under
the Sorret pass and will be the long
est in Europe. It will be more than
double the length of the Simplon tun
nel, which is 19.S03 meters long.
Britons Roller-Skating Mad.
England. Scotland. Ireland and
Wales are all in the throes of an
epidemic of the American roller skat
ing rink. In Bristol the rink, which
was established under American man
agement in a large building erected
for the purpose, paid for itself in the
ttrsi tour montcs.
IlllllllBs .. JSyy'f' .ti'MJ ii
Boy Owing $95.35 Has Assets
of 75 Cents.
Strange Case Develops Under the Ad
ministration of "Jersey Justice,
Which Sends Lad to the
Nesr York. Legal red tape and
-Jersey Justice" together have fur
nished the world's youngest bank
rupt; also, for three hours the world's
youngest inmate of a debtor's prison
since the old London "Fleet" went out
The bankrupt. Bronlslaw Nlemas
eek. Is ten years old and lives at 238
West Kinney street. Newark. N. J.
He was locked up In the Newark
fail on a body execution Issued by
Judge Benjamin F. Jones of the
Orange district court for a debt of
Deputy E. Mlnard of Orange, attor
aey for the Public Service railway.
lr teres ted himself in the case.
Several months ago young Nlemas
zek and some other beys were playing
in the streets of Orange when Ed
mund Wilmanskl. 16 years old, and
scleral other big boys, began teasing
thft smaller one. Finally they grabbed
tho ?ounc8tcr by the wrist after throw
Ing bis hat away, and twisted his
When NIem&szek got free he picked
tip a missile and throw It at his tor
mentors. Wilmanskl was hit in the
back and cut. His father brought suit
against the smaller bey and the action
was begun with a warrant for as
sault The damage claimed was $500.
When the case came up for trial
Mr. Miuard was waiting to represent
the lablic Service Railway Company
in a suit. The boy came into court
accompanied by his mother, who could
not speak a word of English. Mr.
Mlnard entered his appearance as the
The Jury brought in a verdict for
$75 for the plaintiff, which, with the
costs attached, made the judgment
The prosecutor asked for a body ex
ecution in supplementary proceedings.
Judge Jones, to whom the petition was
made, tried in every way to get out
of granting the execution, because of
the boy's age.
He made careful search to find
some authority by which he would
have discretionary powers, and then
he would have refused to Issue the
execution, but he was unsuccessful.
He scid he knew nothing of the
merits of the case, because it was not
tried before him, but beforo Judge
Worra'l F. Mountain of East Orange,
who sit for him that day.
The boy was taken to jail.
There was one way to get the boy
out. That was for him to take advan
tage of the bankruptcy act and to
give bond for double the amount of
the judgment In the meantime. Mr.
Mlnard became personal surety. The
inventor' of the boy's assets and lia
bilities were prepared. Here it Is:
One pair of shoes 10 cents
One pair of stockings 5 cents
One suit 50 cents
One cap 10 cents
Total 75 cents
Judgment in Orange District
Court $95 35
Tb? machinery of the supreme
court of the state will be necessary to
adjust the matter.
Gives Prominence to Flag.
John Daniell. Jr., whose home is at
lrvington-on-Hudson. has determined
to perpetuate the now familiar Hud
son Fulton celebration flag by flying it
at his home each Sunday. His place
occupies one of the highest points of
land in Wfatchester county, and he
has had a flagpole 102 feet high erect
ed there. Oa week days the national
ensign is flron, but every Sunday the
orange, white nd blue is broken out.
Mr. Daniell is trying to induce other
owners of estates along the Hudson
and masters of vessels plying the
stream to follow his example.
What Is Truth?
The true is the opposite of whatever
Is instable, of whatever Is practically
disappo.nting. of whatever is useless,
of whatever Is unverifiable and unsup
ported, ot whatever Is Inconsistent and
contraaictory. of whatever is artifi
cial and eccentric, of whatever is un
real in the sense of being no practical
account. Here are pragmatic reasons
with a vengeance why one should turn
to truth truth saves us from a world
of that complexion. Prof. William
James m his new book "The Meaning
Mrs. Victiinmins Did you know our
plumber has pneumonia?
Mr. Victlmrains No; but I am not
surprised to hear he has; he sent mc
a bill yesterday for 15 hours time on
the cold water leak.
The Sex Failing.
"Women, if they had the ballot,
would never be successful If they were
elected to the legislature."
"Why not. pray?"
"Because they would all want to be
PK Bill PI
AND KEEP VOUIt
Chicken Roup an.l
kindred dlseaneit are
prevalent the joar
round, aud lit
many coses the entire flock becomes
diseased and worthless.
TJiis condition cannot exist wheru
MARTIN'S ROUP REMEDY Is slv
en In the drinking water, the remeriv
THAT IS GUARXNTKKD TO CURE
OR MONEY REFUNDED.
Just the thin? to give the you ns
It almost In.stantly cures the nick ami
prevents the well ones from dlse:
and makes It unnecessary to separate
If your druggist cannot supply you.
a full sized package will be sent ti
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5i) cents and your druggist's nam.
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PAY WHEN CURED
All RECTAL DISEASES cured
without a surgical operation, and I
GUARANTEED to last a
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Kthr or other general anaes
DR. C It. TARRY,
Never Falls la Uestot Gray Hair fo ll
Natural Color aad Beaaty. Stops its falln.c
out. and positively removes Daudrutf. Is not a
Dye. Refuse all substitutes. Jt.oo and v-.
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Send ioc for tares sample Bottle
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ww awjataaw"rWj VI tins process all broken
parts of uiacointry made good as new. Welti
cast iron, cast steel, aluminum, copper, brass or
any oilier metal. Expert automobile retiairini:.
BERTSCHY MOTOR CO., Council Bluffs.
Rooms from f 1.00 uj Mingle. 75 cents up double.
CA PJUCES n.EASOMiiB-LE;
' tt -i Jirr's price. Caxli or tlmt iut
merit. Itt-ntitl. rtrntapplltt. Wrlii
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AH COOLED ENGINE CASTINGS
We furnish complete caKtlnjrn and jutrt
machine! or In the rough for 3x3 motor. Will
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BERTSCHY MOTOR C.. Cwwcil Bluffs, ton.
"What makes you so sure that stir
fragette club is in for serious trou
ble? "My wife has just joined it," replied
PI MS CURKD IX TO 14 DATS.
PAZO OINTMKNTlKUaraDtrel to cum anv raaa
or ltcbina-. Blind. Bleeding or FrutraduuT Pitas in
ktladajsoraujseyrefuBded. 60a, " "
Love Is blind, but self love is th
only kind that is positively incurable.
Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets flrst put up 40 yaara
ago. Tber reirulattt ana Invigorate tttomaca. liver
audboweU. Mugar-cuated tiny granules.
We shirk our piain duty because be
ing plain, it is naturally unattractive.
A Worttry Remedy.
If you suffer from any Stom
ach, Liver, Kidney or
Bowel trouble, you will find
Bitters a thoroughly reli
able remedy and worthy
of your utmost confidence.
Give it a fair trial and see
for yourself how good it is in
cases of Poor Appetite,
Belchin.?, Sick Head
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is the word to