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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: SATO? DAY, SEPTErRER 26, 1908.
CHEAPER RIDES DEMANDED
Havelock Gos Before Commission for
PLA1CS FOR THE TAFT MEETING
ni""n iMibtri of the Repah.
lira Mat Committee Are An
nnanreri from the Head
anartere at Lincoln.
(Krnm a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Sept. 20. (Ppeclat.)-Whether
or not the contract with the ctty of Have
lock nn1 the Lincoln Traction company
for a 11-cent face between the two town
expired 1n July or will expire this fall did
not enter Into the hearing thla forenoon
before the State Railway commission. C.
K. Allen, attorney for the Traction com
pany alleges that the Ilavelock and the
Lincoln lines are separate and are oper
ated under separate permits and anyway
the entire earnings of the Traction com
pany based on the capitalisation, does not
Justify It In reducing rates to and from
W. M. Morning, attorney for Havelock.
meets thla with the charge of discrimina
tion In rates between Lincoln and College
View. He contends Mat discrimination ex
ls; and If the rates charged by the Trac
tion company on all Its lines are not re
munerative, there Is no excuse under the
law for making Havelock pay more than
Its share. If the rates on all the lines of
the company are not sufficient, they
should all be fairly adjusted.
Additional plans were made by the re
publican county central committee today
toward perfecting the details of the
parade and meetings at the Taft rally next
Wednesday evening. County ChsJnnan
Matson announced this afternoon that Mr.
Taft would speak In Llncolnon that even
ing. The principal address will be given
In the city auditorium and the other will
be either on the state capltol grounds or
in the university temple building, the
choice of the latter two depending on the
condition of the weather.
Republican State Committee.
The following is a complete roster of the
republican party's organization. The Ninth
senatorial district Is not represented to
Officers J. Warren Kelfer, Jr., chairman,
Hostwlck; C. B. Anderson, vloe chairman,
Crete; J. M. O'Nell, secretary, Lincoln; H.
C. Lindsay, treasurer, Lincoln.
Rxecutive Committee C. A. Schappel,
rawnre. City; Myron I Learned, Omaha;
W. H. Needhatn. Bloomfleld; William
Husenctto, Unwood; K. B. Perry, Cam
budge; D. H. Cronln, O'Neill.
State committee members:
1 Charles A. Schappel. Pawnee.
2 V. B. Smith, Aubum.
3 Charles Marshall, Douglas.
i H. H. Schneider, Plattemouth.
6 W. H. Davidson, Springfield.
6 Isidore Zelgler. Omaha; M. L. Learned,
Omaha: Otto I-epton, South Omaha.
7 J. C. Elliott. Went Point.
S W. H. Nerdhain. Bloomfield.
10 .1. Howard Heine, Hooper.
11 Charles McLeod. Stanton.
I-' Otto Zue-low, Schuyler.
10- n. H. Cronln. O'Neill.
It H. M. Duval. Springview.
15 Alpha Moigan, Broken Bow.
16 Frank Beeman. Kearney.
17 H. C. Cooley, St. Paul.
1S-J. C. Martin, Central City.
19-William Husenetter. Unwood.
! W. O. Whdon, Lincoln; F. C. Severln,
II- R. 11. Kyd, Beatrice.
L-: P. F. Dodson, Wt?er.
?3 W. D. Galbraith, Hebron. . .
:4 W. El Dayton. York.
John M. Jones. Clay Center.
r5 J. Warren Kelfer, Jr., Bostwlck.
27 A. I Clarke, Hastings.
C. P. Anderbery, Mlnden.
19 E. B. Perry. Cambridge.
30 D. M.. Douthett, Overton.
Y on K PEOPLE GO TO HEAR TAFT
At Least Three Thousand Expected
to Make the Trip.
YORK, Neb., Sept. 25. (Special.) Con
servative estimates made of tickets that
will be sold to the Taft meeting at Lincoln
from York county will be 3,000. If It should
rain so that farmers could not work In the
fields over 6,000 will go to hear Taft. Every
one wants to see and hear the republican
nominee for president nnd a large majority
of republicans will be delighted to go and
show the Lincoln people that voters in the
state are not swerved for business reasons
towards the opposition.
Killing Dne to Accident.
GRKKLEY CENTER, ' Neb., Sept. 25.
( Special Telegram.) At the Inquest today
upon the body of William Oles, the man
who was found dead beside the Burlington
tracks south of town last night, the Jury
returned the following verdict:
We, the Jury, do say that the said W. H.
Oles came to his death on September 24.
lid, by being struck by some part of the
Chicago, Burlington & (Juine.v passenger
train going west about 5:45 o'clock and not
feloneously. No blame attached to engi
neer, owing to the height of the grass
ulung the railroad track.
The evidence at the Inquest disclosed that
the deceased had fallen asleep with his
bead resting on one of the ties Just outside
the rail, where he had been sitting watch
ing the races on the fair grounds, and upon
lying down his body was hidden from the
view of the engineer, owing to the grass
which extended to the rail. The Judge was
near 70 years of age and had been a resi
dent of Greeley county for thirty years.
braska Xrwi otes.
McCOOK The Burlington Is now en
gaged In making a subway under Its yard
tracks at this place at a point between th
original town and an addition West Mc
Cook. BEATRICE The Taft club of Beatrice
is making great preparations for the enter
tainment of Judge Taft and party upon
their arrival In the city Thursday morning,
McCOOK Proceedings in bankruptcy
have been commenced by David Diamond
of this city. Mr. Diamond formerly lived
In Illinois and creditors there have been
BEATRICE The national futurity meet
to be held at Sutton next month la at
tracting considerable Interest here among
Shown by the largest retail
Millinery House in Nebraska.
A Most Magnificent Display
SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS for
SATURDAY will be several
hundred Beautiful Tailored snd
Dress Hats at
$5, $6.75, $7.50 and $0.75
dog owners, Greyhounds owned by W. B
Rutterfleld, Charles Jones, Ed. Gordon.
Samuel Blvens and Clifford Horn will be
entered In the races.
HASTINGS The Seventh Day sdventlsts.
who have their state conference head
quarters here, have purchased forty acres
of fine farming land Just outside the city
limits, but near their tract In College ad
dition, and will rut It up Into small tracts
for sale to members of the denomination.
RKATRICR J- W. Mecum arrived In the
city last evening from southern Kansas
to push the rase against Thorn i nopKins.
who has been 1n Jail here the lst week
on the charge of criminally assaulting the
young daughter of Mr. Mecum In this city
nearly a year ago. Hopkins wae arrestel
last week at Wlnflcld, Kan.
HASTINGS A "sunset social" for per
sons 70 years or more old will be held In
the Methodist church Wednesday. Septem
ber So. There will be an open meeting, to
which all are Invited, but at a banquet
onlv persona who have reached the age
of '70 will be admitted. The event will be
a repetition of one given a year ago.
HASTINGS A local checker and chees
and checker club has been organised and
representatives will be sent to the forth
coming state tournament In Lincoln to
compete In the contests and also to en
deavor to secure the next tournamenut for
Ililnir. J. C Whltesldea. L. T. Brook
ings, A. C. Shoemaker and Walter M. Ellis
ar the officers.
BEATRICK Mrs. Bv Blverui yesterday
filed suit in the district oourt against
Guy Kills of Omaha, Joseph Ellis of this
city and others to recover the sum of
$4,700. The plaintiff alleges thla amount
Is due her for money loans made to John
Ellis, now deceased, father of the two
nova named as defendants. She sets forth
that this monev wss Invested in real estate
by the elder Kills and title thereto put In
the name of the sons.
HASTINGS The annual reception of the
Young Men's Christian association mark
ing the beginning of fall festivities, was
conducted Friday night. Several hundred
persons attended. The association is be
ginning Its second fall season In Its new
home. Membership Is Increasing at a satis
factory rate. John Snider went to Fremont
Thursday to represent the local association
at the state executive committee meeting.
He Is detailed to m-ake an effort to secure
the 19u state convention for Hastings.
McCOOK The Northwestern Nebraska
Dental aoetetv met In annual session here
today, with a representative attendance
of over flity dentists rrom an over mis
part of Nebraska. Morning and afternoon
sessions of the society were held, several
clinics and papers were offered and a
very profitable and socially enjoyable ses
sion of the association was held. The next
session of the society will be held In Su
perior, next fall. The officers elected are:
lYestdent, J. M. Prime of Oxford; secretary,
W. A. McHenry of Nelson; treasurer, J.
A. Galnsforth of Holdrege.
AFRICANS ARE NOT LAZY
Oar Ideas About a Race and Their
Continent Rased on Misleading:
Dr. Blyden, the learned African publi
cist, resents the charge that the native
African Is laxy and needs a lot of wives
to work for him. He says that a hun
dred steamers are constantly visiting the
African coasts to take away the produce
the native has created, not by the help
or supervision of the white man. Steamers,
he says, do not lie In west African porta
for days landing cargo as presents to
worthless men who give nothing in return
Any one who reads the newspapers now
published In tropical Africa knows that
there Is good foundation for Dr. Blyden s
protest. The old conundrum, "Will the
native African work?" Is out of date. We
read that In southern Togo ths natives
have raised 18,000 tons of ma lie for ex
nrt and sold It at a price so cheap that
'n spite of land transport to the sea and
the long ocean Journey the grain com
petes with northern malxe In the European
The native planters of southern Nigeria
raised only 600 bales of cotton In 1903. but
the crop grew to 6,000 bales In 1908, snd
the prediction Is that In two years mora
they will be producing 40.000 bales. The
statistics of the British gold coast show
that in 1300 the value of the cacao grown
on native plantations was 1125,000 and
that In 1908 the native crop was sold for
more than ll.AOO.000.
Accordtng to the Deutsch Ostafrlkanlsche
Zeitung th) native coffee plantations !n
German Knst Africa, without the Invest
ment of a dollar of European capital, are
producing a third of the total crop. The
blacks along the German coast of Victoria
Nyanxa In 1906 brought to the two ship
ping ports of Muanga and Bukoba on the
lake ninety-six tons of rice. !,R17 tons of
peanuts, 9R5 tons of hides, 130 tons of wax
and other products worth altogether S700.0O0,
and these native products were sent over
the Uganda railroad to the sea for export
It takes downright hard work and plenty
of It to raise such crops and carry them
to market. A great mat y of cur Ideas
about Africans and their contentment have
been very etude and misleading. Not long
ago the Germans were talking of the need
of a compulsory labor law in German East
Africa, but today we are told that the
natives are coming scores of miles to
apply for work on the extension of the
Dar-es-Salaam railroad. New York Sun.
SERVANT GIRL A HEROINE
Took More Than a Bnratlar with a
Una mt 'Her Head to
Four burglars entered the house of Mrs.
Mary Alburger, at Ridge avenue and Hunt
ingdon street, Philadelphia, shortly after 1
o'clock on the morning of September 16,
each man with a red handkerchief tied over
his face. One of the burglars went to the
room of Nellie Burns, a servant, ruhl
a revolver against her forehead and told
her if she cried out he would blow her
Miss Burns Is not one of those women
who faint, and she coolly said to the burg
lar: "You are In here now, but I don't
know how you are going to get out."
"What do you mean?" whispered the
"Why. we have a watchman and a spe
cial officer detailed to watch the place, so
you are in a bad fix."
The burglar then started to go Into the
front room, where Mrs. Alburger was
sleeping, but the girl stopped him by say
ing: "There's a sick woman In there, and
Half Minute Store Talk
A "P. M " or "Fplff" Is a bonus
paid salespeople in many stores
to unload ancient or unsightly
merchandise on to customers
.. whenever possible in such stores
the salesman puts his own wel
fare above the customer's No
"P. M's." here we pay our sales
people enough to asure our cus
tomers of service un-lnfluenced
by mercenary salesmen. If we
find any slow sellers In this great
stock we'll stand the loss, and not
ask our customers to help pay for
I 'fj r-
r m t .-a.
i - a.
YOUNG MEN'S STYLISH SUITS
Young men who want clothes with every little detail of
etyh yet who value gentility more than laughable freaklsh
nts will find many exclusive things here to choose from
$5 AND UPWARDS
Seems as though we were Justi
fied In bragging about this splen
did department It's such a con
venient and profitable place to
Barred, checked and striped white
shirts pleated I
bosoms worth 1
Bilk finished llsle Hosa
10 solid colors,
. -rw fanhat-
tans and E. W. Shirts, at M B0
If you dont want murder on your soul you
had better keep out."
The burgler then left the room and Miss
Barns said: "Don't go out the front way,
or you will get caught."
Fhe listened to the footfalls of the bur
glar as he descended the back stairs, and
then Jumped out of bed and gave the
alarm. . ,
etnnh had lust tried the back
door of the Alburger home and found it
open. He slammed the door and took up a
position on the outside.
The burglars, scared by the noise, made
a break to get out of the place, and almost
ran into the arms of the policeman, who
was hiding In a shadow with his revolver
drawn. He commanded them to halt as
they ran from him. and fired In the air.
One of the men stumbled and fell and
was captured by Btraub. He was taken to
the station house, where he gave his name
as John McEnery. Special Officers East
lack and Vail arrested another about 3
o'clock, and he gave his name as Francis
After sending his man to the station
v,.. Btrauh went into the house and
found a large quantity of silverware packed
In a burlap bag reany to carry on, uui
nothing else had been disturbed.
At the hearing In the morning Miss Burns
was congratulated by Magistrate Orellls.
but she smiled and said: "It takes more
than a man with a gun to frighten me. 1
only thought of Mrs. Alburger." Baltimore
PASSING OF THE YANKEES
Few of the Real Stork Left and a
Total Disappearance Not
Ror(ent census Investigations, ' together
with the reault of genealogical researches,
have brought to light the surprising fact
that the real Tankee is fast disappearing.
Like his predecessor, the American Indian,
this original stock of the first white set
tlers In New England, is passing, with thla
difference, that while the Indian has been
eliminated the Tankee is being absorbed.
Abroad, particularly In England, the cus
tom still holds of referring to all Ameri
cans as Yankees, and this accounts for
the survival of a term which will soon
have no teal application. The day Is not
far distant, it would seem, which will mark
the last of the real Yankees, when a chron
icler may tell of their passing as Cooper
told of the last of the Mohicans.
Indeed, the dtsapearance of the real Yan
kee from New England Is in many ways
similar to the disappearance of ths Indian.
Each race In turn, after dominating a very
large territory, centered more and more In
one small district. With the red men of
New England this was the territory on
which King Philip made his last stand;
with the Yankee It Is 'ape Cod.
On Cape Cod, Indeed, the Yankee Is still
to be found. It was there that he first
settled, and It seems likely It Is there that
he will last survive. For more than two
hundred years this sandy spit of land has
been the center of Yankeedom, generation
following generation with less change in
all that time than has occurred in the last
It was at Provtncetown that the Pilgrims
landed nearly three centuries ago, so that
th ci comes naturally by Us Yankee
EVERYTHING IS NEW AT THE NEW STORE
OPPOSITE THOMPSON, DELDEN cV CO.
NEW LOCATION-NEW GOODS-NEW METHODS
THE QUALITY OF OUR GARMENTS THE EXTREME
LOW PRICES-AND OUR UNEXCELLED STORE SERVICE
IS WORTH GOING A HUNDRED MILES TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF
Our method of selecting the fabrics and speci
fying the kind of tailoring, and subjecting the fin
ished garments to rigid Inspection results In un
usual quality here.
Men's Suits Un-ordinary
Not a relic of bygone days in our great stock every one
and right down to the last tick of fashion's clock. Come in, look
as long as you like if you want to buy remember you have our
absolute guarantee of your entire satisfaction.
A choice of 26 styles Is here to choose from comparable only Aasr
to suits sold at much higher prices n I f
elsewhere - 4J J
A choice of 24 styles of suits at $15, $18 or $20 would be a f pat
fair price for them at stores, unable to buy them as we do vbaij
$17.00 buys a suit that would cost $22.50 or $25, if we purchased ff m pm
goods in the common way besides, we've 20 new styles rlM m
to show, at
At $7, $9, $10, $11, $18, $19, $23 and Up
We shew a range of values well nigh past belief better see them
either before or aiter you visit other stores but don't buy until you see what
this store can do for you.
HAVE YOU VISITED THE WARDROBE?
Our high class merchant tailorings are hung in these wardrobes
as well as blacks and evening wear it is the handsomest Trt Stf A
Dept. of its kind In the country the prices In it range from.JU fO
Select box calf,
oak soles worth
50c . more any-where.
stock. Indeed, it Is only of recent years
that Cape Cod has felt the encroaching
tffect of modernity. From this sea-washed
stretch of land the early Yankees sailed
forth to cover the world of trade with their
fleet of clipper ships, Just as their forbears
did from the "tight little Island" on the
opposite side of the Atlantic.
These original Yankees took to the sea
like young ducks, almost as soon as they
were able to leave their mother's wing.
They manned and officered the little h me
built merchantmen, which sailed from Bos
ton and the New England ports In the
colonial days. The infant navy of the col
onies in the revolution was alive with them
In every sense of the word. During the
war of 1R12 scarcely an able-bodied man
remained in a cape village; young and old
they were afloat, either In the regular ser
vice or on privateers, to harass the British
flag on the high seas.
Thereafter, from the close of that con
flict through the civil war and until the
late seventies, wherever an American ship
was cruising and that was In almost every
sa Its skipper, mates and crewmen were
likely to be Cape Codders, born and bred.
Later In life, if they escaped the perils
of storm and wreck, and mutiny and hos
tile natives, they become shipowners.
Then they maintained, some of them, of
fices In Boston or New York or New Bed
ford, and their fleets sailed forth and came
home laden. The foundations of some of
America's greatest fortunes were made In
But whether fleet owners or mere sea
captains, they one and all cherished a love
for the sturdy sand spit which had ben
their home and Intended aome day to re
turn to It and settle down. That they did
this the hundreds of handsome, substan
tial dwellings on the cape now testify. It
Is a curious fact that in the old days there
was scarcely a house on the main street of
a Cape Cod village which was not the home
of a "captain" somebody or other.
That was Yankeedom as It used to be.
But Cape Cod has changed greatly in the
last quarter of a retury. Its sons no
longer go to sea. There are a few steam
ship captains In active service and a few
a very few skippers of Calling schooners.
But even the fishing Industry has left the
These are the new
Your shop has them
lie. Mcb 4 for tta.
saaal- - - -.-r-; - la
Our standard of low
our quality clothes results
con be found In second or
the most Inferior apparel.
The opening of this department was a big event for
men who want their 6hoe money to go a long ways.
10 styles vicl, ve
lour and box calf,
single or double
welt, equal quality,
sells elsewhere for
cape to find new quarters at Gloucester
or Boston. Cranberry growing and the
taking of summer boarders are the chief
occupations In the cape villages nowa
days. New York Herald.
POWDER PUFF STARTS ROW
Indiscreet Preacher Provokes an E
Itloalon that Blows tj
When the Rev. J. H. Moore, pastor of
the Christian church of Taylorsville, Pa.,
Hacked card playing among male members
of his church the girls thought It great
fun, but when In last Sunday night's ser
mon ha attacked the powder puffs in the
same sentenoe with cards there was a row
which almost blossomed into a riot In the
church. Next day the minister announced
that he would resign.
The phrase from the pulpit which caused
the explosion was, "I would as leave have
a blacksnake In my house as a deck of
cards, and I have my own private opinion
of any woman who uses a powder puff."
But the pastor got no farther.' At least
half a dozen young women were on their
feet expostulating against such talk from
the pulpit, and the minister was compelled
to desist from his attack and finish his
sermon along lines more safe. So Intense
has the fee lis g become that the Rev. Mr.
i Moore decided to l?ave the congregation.
The young women whose powder puffs he
attacked are raising by subscription suffi
cient money to "pay the hateful thing the
two months' salary due him and let him
The minister narrowly escaped mobbing
at the hands of Indignant members of his
congregation, who assert he has gone
farther than the laws of the church permit.
Philadelphia North American.
IIIMSTEHS TOLU OF THEIR DUTY
BUhop Mclntyre Delivers a Lenathr
STANTON, Neb.. Sept. 25. (Special.) At
the ripening of the conference this morn
ing BNhop Mclntyre talked for an hour and
fifteen minutes, giving Incidents of his life,
showing how he went from a brick layer
to the bishopric, saying he had never
snusrht any church or pulpit, but went
where the powers sent him. The first year
in his ministry he received a salary of JJ50
and from that small country pastorate he
was paslor of the second largest Methodist
church in the world. He also said he never
pulled wires or strings to get a better ap
pointment. During the day it was plainly
reen that the ministers were not "corner
ing" their presiding elders nor seeking
their "own appointments."
At the business session the bishop an
nounced the transfer of Rev. F. M. S'sson,
D. D., of Albion, to the Nebraska confer
ence, and; Rev. Dr. Holgate of Nebraska
City was transferred to this conference.
These two men will exchange pulpits.
Three new men were admitted into the
conference on trial: Rev. Charles F.
T.uselier of Silver Creek. Neb.. Rev. George
W. M'-Donsld of Richland. Neb., and Rev.
John F. Coleman of Niobrara, Neb. Rev.
Miles l Ixmg was admitted to this confer
ence from the Methodist Episcopal South.
The following young men were admitted
Into full membership of the conference and
will he ordained deacons net Sunday
afternoon: Rev. J. 11. McDonald of Cairo,
W, . ait ""a. MiuUk.
prices when applied to
in prices far lower than
third rate stores selling
As well as" yourself, will be de
lighted with the clothes we have
for little men. llAving the great
est Juvenile Department in the
country, it stands to reason we
have a stock in keeping with it.
But better than all, the advan
tages it offers are the money sav
ing features of our entire line.
Suits $1.50 Up
Strictly all wool Knickerbocker
Suits coats serge lined nnd bot
tom faced several colors and
fabrics all sizes a once-in-along-time
Hats and Caps
Are sold in a beautiful depart
ment devoted to little fellows' fix
ings it wll be to your advantage
to get acquainted with this depart
ment. Special Boys' Blouses in a great
variety of colors 50
Boys' Black Ribbed Hose Sizes to
9Vi; 26c value, pair 15t
2 pairs for 25c
Boys' Golf Caps, assorted colors,
worth 50c, for 25
OUR BASEMENT STORE
is a revelation to men wanting work clothing it is
well lighted and ventilated, easy to get to in it you
will find overalls, gloves, corduroys, shirts also
traveling goods of all kinds all low in price.
VISIT OUR BASEMENT STORE
Nob.; Rev. E3. A. Smith of Greeley, Neb.
Rev. John W. Henderson of Palmer, Neb.,
Rev. Charles F. Innls of Purple Cane, Neb.,
and Rev. Ward Morse of Wolbach. Neb.
Rev. W. W. McKee of Trinity church,
Grand Island, and Rev. J. M. Wlngett of
Richfield will be ordained elders.
LOCATING A ROCKY CATAPULT
How a Lisping Engineer in Militia
Camp "polled the "port of
One ef my friends who Is a member of
the peace society Is greatly disturbed over
the Invention of Hudson Maxim's new
rolseless gun. He does not fear it half so
mucii because of Its possible u.e In war
fare aa of Its value to assassins.
"What chniice has any of our kings or
presidents got if this gun Is to be Intro
duced?" he was worrying yesterd-iy. "Just
give an anarchist one of these guns and
he can sit at an upstairs window and pick
off reigning sovereigns as they riie along
the highways and no person will ever be
any the wise--."
Which Just reminds me of a playful trick
a bunch of rioting Pennsylvania mlneis
once played on the troops who had been
called out to quell them. The miners had
a cheerful habit of getting after the tr-ops
after dark. They would hike awav up th"
mountains somewhere above the camp, se
lect a good, springy sapling, and use It
for a catapult to bombard the mark with
stones all night long.
It was simply impossible to tell where
The Big Sale of Cloth
ing will be found on
THIS ISSUE. Turn to page 5 and read (he most
ssnsatisna! ss'.s ever held in the City of Omaha.
36 Eornam St.
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THE STORE SERVICE
The convenient arrangement of all departments
our absolute guarantee, and salespeople who put
our customer's Interests ahead of their own makes
this a pleasant and safe place to trade.
. . OUR . .
Are getting pretty well dis
tributed about town. Sur
prising how fast a reputa
tion for good hats travels.
This picture shows one of
our most popular fall
nats lots of
other styles, un
I-ots of others down to tl
snd up to 16.00.
the stones came from In the darkness.
The presence of numerous habitations
sround the mountain's sides made Indis
criminate shooting In the dark out of the
question. Consequently several nights of
this kind of warfare had the hoys all on
It was the young engineer who lisped
who set it all right. Some of the trocpj
were sitting around n campflre one night
when n boulder about the size of a paving
stone came sailing through the air. Just
grazed the top of the tent and landed in
the center of the group.
"Thlt stlilll. thlt sthlll!" shouted the
engineer who lisped. "Now we'll get them
He got out some Instruments, measured
the height of that tent top. got a line or
the exart spot the big bowlder had first
hit. and did a lot of figuring on the back
of an envelope.
"That's where he 5th." he declared, and
he pointed up the mountain In the dark
ness. "Tomorrow we'll find hlm and htth
As soon as It was daylight a searching
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