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F.VF.NTNO 1UTT.T.KTJJ? TTOVOT.TTTr T TI MON'IW ,M'Y 2. 1010.
Short Stories For Evening Hojurs I
yfiii," Jie nildPil with n lirlRht umlle
xi.fLt mi," wilil the ill Indent
Having critically studied the dif
fident nnd noll-drewd yoiinc mnn
who Ind bien turned over to him
Sliat ifiiirnlUR ly the general rutin
jjr wllli InHtruclluni In "show
liltli lie KipcH," thu HhlrtpliiR lorl.
IMiiIK'l III lu leiicn nun wie uiisi-
J'Uvtr winked ntij where before'"
'Not" ndiilltted the lieKlnner.'
VlKu lust let tiilleRe"
HB I tlinugjil in." until the slilpptilK
Cfijrk 'with Just n suspicion of n
JiiiilT ,' "Vnu don't look llk tho
Wuil.lh' kind cmr liiimls nro too
soft. Mint we'll soon fix tluil for
fhiitli, "YliufB oi.e of the tlilntM
I'm flKiuliiK on."
The shipping i lerk nindc n f!w
entllCH In hlH freight receipt hook
bifforo rcliiruliiK to his new tail; ns
' "College, ch?" he Mild with nil In
terested (ullcrtlon. "Well, I sup-
'Kiso college Is nil rlrjht lu Its wuj,
hut I ain't neer scon whole It did
tu follow nnj good lu bushiest". They
leiirn ou too ninth Oreek nnd Uitln
there when ou ought tu he studyln
wh.it jour work Is goln" to be."
"I lime often thought the curric
ulum Is not strictly utilitarian," ad
mitted tho business recruit, mod
Tho shipping tier), opened his
mouth, closed It again and put his
pen Into the mm Huge liotlle In his
eulteinent "One of the Hrst
thlnKH iiny mhik rellow wmita Id
learn iiround here," he wild when
h biiw lalmer, 'Is about the dtf
ferent bosses nnd who's who nnd nil
that Some of 'em ou enn Jolly
nnd some of 'em uro on the Job all
the time mi ou can't gel by them
wllh mi) thing Yon know how that
I understand what ou mean."
said the new comer with Interest,
"and I'll be vcr) glad to learn nil
I tan about them "
' Vll. thcre'H that old geezer
Hint brought "" out hero thM
liuirulnn," .ild tin) shipping clerk,
confidentially. "Hc'h n brother of
thu old 'man, and that's why no's
Mineral manager. I think lie's n big
lunik uf elitiso wheii It comes tu
rumilii' this biisluesK, but he's there
wllli the di.ig tipstulrs and ou'd
"I see." fnld the student. "Pretty
sttnug, Is he?"
"He sure la," dtclnred the ship
ping ilerk. "One of them family
arrai gements, )ou know. This
place Is full of family connections
of the old limn. 1 don't .know
where he, (HEtf 'on nil up, but he.
can find moiu hiothers-ln-law and
cnuslns nnd one thing and another
lo slip Intii nil tin.' good Jobs than
J ou (oithl crowd Into the Coliseum.
That old guy we was talkln' about
Is a brother, )ou remember, and
there's n hi other-iu-law liuldln'
down the Job of sales manager I
don't know If he ever sold n bar
of soap lu his life before he came
In here, but ho don't look good to
me. More of that family stuff, jou
know Keep an ce out for film.
kid. lie butts Into things out helo
once In a while."
"I'll wnkh out for hlin," said tho
dlindent joulli. "I suppose w
must Jump when lie bjjs the
"High and hard, son, said the
shipping ijerk, earnestly "High
nnd hard. It Jo'lles these old gold
bilcks l see tho men that do the
leal work pretendln' to U en to
whut they say, as If they were tho
wise works' I alwajs string 'em
along as If I thought they knew
what they were talkln' about. If
you gte Into the stockroom upstairs th? pr'jt'irs of the Tatherlind do
ou II probably bump against Jae- points on the army and maintains that
per, the ill) Inner. He's another the expansion of naval armaments Is
relation. I guess his wife1 Is nj gradually outstripping tho require
cousin of the old man's wife or nicnts for the defenso of the empire's
Mimetliln' like Hint," trade and coasts. i
"Ho married Into the hnslnesi?" Will Rule the Seas. I
impgestel the beginner. "The time Is Rrnd'iilly'approichlnR,
"Nothlli cite." assented -the In Indeed " says Colonel Oaedke "when
Mructur, "and he's in prett) clojo the Uerhian fleet will bo superior to
to headquarters, so jou want tmbo all fleits In the woihl, with tho slnglo
careful what )Oii say and do Alien exception or tho Ilrltlsfi. Il was so
he's around. No s'nlllii' goes with unlmpeaihablo n witness at thu 'Kreitz
him he's a ferret, JaggeM Is. The' Zeltung which told 119 a couplo of
old man himself nln't fo bad the montliB ago that our licet was making
trouble Is he's alwa)s hlldii away, such rapid progress that In 1911 It
to New York or Kimcwhcru nnil' would tin superior to Hint of the
ilon't know half that's goln' on United States, pvcii limiting calcula-J
hole. Ho leaves It nil to this pack !" to the s'rlctly modern t)pe of.
of relntlves, and, belloie me, they're, ;l"c'"'
Ulil )ou ever
he asl.eil, as nn
robblu' him blind
Lee Hie old man?
"Oh, )es, I've seen him," iiilmlt
led the recruit. "He's my father."
GQCRMANY SPCMCS JCCO0COC0O
FOR NEW WARSHIPS
Fatherland Alms to Wrest Oupremacy
of the Csa From England.
It Is ninelnllv n.lmltted that In tho'
Rprlng 6f 1912 Britain will have twenty i
comploicd diendniughts, the Unjte.li
States twelve, (lernnny cloven nnd
Kronen six Thencrforwnrd our rela
tive stremtth will rapidly increase so
that In 1014, for example wo shall
possecs nineteen dreadnaugliU against
l.tho slxtpin of the United States.
Vastly More Than France,
"In the six )Var between 1898 and
1903 derniany's expenditure on new
ships was $120 175,(100. Dilrlng the
niipeeithiif uIt rnrit un Rnent S19I
I nVliflM Mnrrli 2ft (Iprmnnv'A I .., . . , .. ..... , ...
-.. --- , iii.uuu on now snips, nun in inuo nnu
irivy net of 1900 IIkimI the bittleshluj 1909 191,775,000 or vastly moro than
strcnglh of the fleet at lhlrt)-clght
veiels, which were to bccomplelcd by
llllii. I: also provjded that fourteen
tnrgo nrmorid rrulsers fhoiild be In
commission by thu same dale. In 190G
11 fresh naw act was passed by the
IUchstag Its most Important feature
being an addition of six largo cruisers
to the standard fixed In 1900. In 1907
tlin nivy acj of 1900 was altered, the
alio and cosl of the twenty largo
armoicd cruisers to tie built being In
creased llaslug his statements uron tho
foregoing facts. Colonel (laedko thu
elthor Trance or tho United States do-1
vo'cil to the same purpose.
"Until 1911 nt least the German dis
bursement for new vessels and arma
ments will lie still more strongly em
pliasljed. In 1911, for example, tho
program calls for more than JOS 000,'
000. In the last twolvo years Ger
many has spent on new ships nlono
$316 000,000, and between now nnd
1914 will spend nnnthcr $287 C00.000."
Ihn readiness of Germany to expand
her licet legnrdless of pxpenso was Il
lustrated on Thursday last, when tho
1 budget' committee of tho Ilelchstag
n ival critic has wrlt'tn an article In paused wlthniil deba'o tho admiralty's
tho "llerllner Tngeblatt" lu wheh ha csllmnte for new armor for the current
points out that Ociinnny Is creating ,,,ar. T-l0 Bunl 0f $21,482600 for tho
n Heel out of thirty-eight lntlleshlps, or-i-Pry ,lf ncw battleships, cruisers
ns provli'ed by tho navy act of 1900. nnil 0rllPli i)0ats nn.i for n, noul.
but of mt)-e!ght bittleslilpH, tho ng ap,mrnt,!1( , ,0.e( ithnut nny
iweiiij mrKs cnusera ul-uir vi-uivuiumi. Biiggestlou or nliJicUong from any
In size nnd strength to first-class hat- quarter.
tlcshlps He also asserts that tho , .
German armament pulley has un- far-"For Rent" cards on tale ft
psrentlv alnndnned the prlncliiln that bV Ruttnln oflre.
CAVORT OH EARTH
More Sheep Than Chinese, and More,
Hogs In America Would Outnum I
ber Any Army. ' 1
WASHINGTON, I). C. Mnr, 20. If
nil the useful nnlmils In the world
wer'o to organize themselves for re
volt against tho cruelties of man they
would outnumber an) human army
that could bo brought against them
uven If every min, woman nnd child
of every race muter the sun marched
from tho four corners of Ihe earth to
Join 1'r rauka
Such reionls ns tho department of
agricultural has been ahlo to gather,1
and has Just summirlzed .In the do
partment's "ciop reporter" bIiow that
tho iKipulatlmi of useful nnlmals mora
than equals the estimated population
of tho" earl h. I
(Uneral tlellw ether could orginlzu
hts sheep Into n dhlslon of r.SOOOO,
000 and outnumber the Chinese by
more Ihnn n hundred million. Thu
horso coiilil have a cavalry division
of more than 95 00 000, with n corps
of moro than 7 000 000 mules nnd !
000 000 Jiekasres to bring Rii.plles tu
About 100,000 000 gon's could fur
nish milk and wool white 21000000
buffaloes could stami out Spain man
by man. Meanwhile 2 000,000 caniela
rouhl rnrapnlgn In their familiar con
ditions of deserts and dry places, nnd
90 000 hardy reindeer couhl sweep the
northern climes. '
Thcro are, ns noir') as can be oitl-'
mated, 1 GOO 000,000 useful nnlmals In
the world. Including, In addition to
those nbovo mentioned euormoud
numbers of cattle and four footed
hogs, the United Stales lends In thu
population of swine, wlthabout CO..
000 000. it third of all Initio world.
Australia leads with sheeji 83 000,000
and the United Stales Is third, with
B7 000,00. ' '
It Is rnrlunato fnr some people
that they do not hivo to pay real
estate taxes on their instles In the
nlr. Home Sentinel,
The mnn who earns the money
Isn't nlwajg the one who gets it.
How some people do like to adver
tise the few virtues thoy possess!
WHITNEY & MARSH, ltd.
On MONDAY NEXT,
We will place on
our Entire Stock of
Lingeries, reduced to $3.50.
Coat Suits, $3.00
3-Piece Suits, $7,50
Some of the above bargains are
now on display in our windows
GRAND CLEARANCE SALE
SWEEPING REDUCTIONS IN ALL DEPARTMENTS - GOODS MUST BE SOLD
All sizes; formerly 25c, now 3 for OUC
i " Broken lines; formerly 25c. each, re- Oftp
duccd to ,
Extra Quality Balbriggan Undershirts
Ion;; and short sleeves; fonnerW AC)p
50c. now , r
' Elastic Seam Underdrawers
Excellent Qualities; formerly 50c. a 35c
pair, reduced to
Sweater Coats, .?SU"i !..! $1 '
Fancy Pattern Socles ,
All 'patterns and colors; formerly Q5c
50c. now i. tv
Outing Shirts '
All patterns and shades; formerly (CI QQ
k $1.25 to $2 each, now . vv
Boys' All-Wool Suits,
All patterns and colors; formerly $3 Cf9 CA
to $5, now I P.-U
Men's Straw Hats,
.'' All late shapes; formerly $1.50 to (JJ1 QQ
$2 50, now ,i . . H'-l"yjyj x
White Duck Pants . i
All sizes and styles; formerly $1.50 $1 OC s
to $2. now ..'. tpx.iu
Fancy Colored Vests
. AH late shades and cuts; formerly R9nn
$2.50 and $3.50, now ;1,,uu
Nobby Styles In Men's Suits
Formerly $9 to $12, reduced tc .... P0.5U
Ladies' Tailored Waists,
Ladies' White Lawn Waists
All sizes; prices from 50c to $4.50
T.nrKpQ' Npt WniQTQ In Ecru- White, Black and Cream;
LidUieb 1NCL VV dlblb al, reduccd 25 per cent . price, from
$2.65 to $5.50
Ladies' Ribbed Vests
Sleveless and half-slevoless; reduced Q 1 Qp q Q7 12c
Ladies' Night Gowns
Low neck, thiee-quarter sleeves, high
neck and Ions sleeves; prices all cut rn. j. ff) rr
down, ranginf; from UuLlO tp.UU
TiaHlPs' PpttirnntQ Embroidery, lace and Tucked; re
J-JCUUCfc JTCLUCOdLb, duced prices, from
65c to $4.00
New Patterns in ,Wash Batiste,
Reduce(1 t0 ;'; 12 lr2c
Washable Rave In Dot5 and Floral De,i'Bn,i reduced
. l '" :17i-2c
RpiTllllflfl ninfn Extraordinary fine material, plain
eilUUUd. VlUin,' colors only; now per yard .......
Washable Pongee, XS:S,
' Persian 'Lawn, St.inrScedidto .M!r.ed:.f.n.c..!?d 20c
Tan button Bals; reduced to Jp.iQ
v ,Tan la:c Bals; rednced to pZ.iD
$3-50 Men's Canvass Oxfords, x '
leather heels i p2.5U
$3.50 Men's Canvass Balmorals
' Only a few sizes tJ)Z.3U
BeadeJ 3-strap Slippers; on sale at... p.D J
$3.50 "Sorosis'.' .
Patent Leather Slippers; French heel pZ. I J
$4.00 "Sorosis" 3Sf:!:.?!,.!,r:..$2.90
Also a few Odds and Ends of ' UXIOrdS, - $1.00
' ' r
$1.50 Youths' Black Calf .
Lace School'Shoes, - - $1.00
100 Doz. Part Linen Towels
To be closed out at 1.0U
A full and complete line'of Bed Quilts
To be closed out at the following t"l Aq A
" ..,..., 4 ,,,,,,
in .... - t
Our Millinery Department is full of bar
gains: Call and inspect them.
L. B. Kerr & Co., Ltd.,