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The Even in World Daily M a, a i n e . Saturday, January 4. 19 1
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ITIn New Y.W nlnt U,il,!V
If J?. 7,4 . LISTENS TO
A MOMENTOUS SECRET.
rKY, grou'r horn early!" uM
Mrs. Jarr m tomi surprise.
"Clara Mudrldge-Smtth has
Mr. Jrr didn't aay anything, and Mm.
Jarr regarded him curiously.
"What's the matter With you?" ah
asked. "Ptila la a nice way to begin the
new year, corning home and coming
home from your cronies and coming
home from your favorite resort, that
dreadful Ous's place on the corner with
a frown on your face!
"And yet you are the man who car ies
oa If I have a headache and look tired
Here. There and Lverywaere
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(Tee Mew Tare Besslsg World I
Mr. Jarr couldn't remember It at a'.l.
"Htupld! Certainly you remerrtber It!"
continued Mrs Jarr Impatiently. "I.
wa such a pronounced fishtail! And
don't you remember I told you the ac
tress timet have brought It from Paris!
And don't you remember when we f
abroad we aw the aheath gown, a yea?
before It got here, because It takes a
year for the modea to get In vogue In
this country, a full year at lean after
they have been created in Paris and
and have bean worried to death by the "What'a all this got to do with flop
children and Oertrude waiting and 1 Plre? That's whet I want to know'"
burning- And you make your boast that "i2 "l CUr
. . . , , .. . I Miidridor-iemlth tell you that youna;
you are alwaye cheerful In the house, ... .. . . . v,in, "
would flop and that Mm. Htryver
oouldn't flop, but you aho'jld!"
"That's what I'm coming to, If you'll
only be patient and let ma explain."
said Mrs. Jarr. "Wall, the fishtail
gowns are In, or rather the sea Uon lf
facts, and of course you know corset a
have gone out? Nobody wears them
any more, nor petticoats."
"I am proud to say I am not In a
position to know," said Mt. Jarr vir
tuously. "Well, It'a a wireless age and a horse
less age and a peltlcoatlesa age and"
"Never mind! Never mind!" Inter
posed Mr. Jarr.
"And the heelless slipper' Is In vogue.
Heels have gone nut. too," Mrs. Jarr
went on. "80, If one wears the ae.i
lion (Ifprt. or fishtail. In trulls, und one
and It's my fault If we have a word"-
Mr. Jarr put his hand over her mouth.
1 ''Never mind the old same of stsrt
"itI row by blaming it on me In the
beginning. I'm onto that. What I want
f know la, what la that silly, empty
fcarAii. overdraws dame. Clara Mud-rldgs-Bsnlth
putting you Up to? Talk
about MB! Talk about married men!
It'a the married women these days who
don't appreciate home ties and old fash
ioned domestic happiness!"
"Yss, they do!" replied Mrs. Jarr
stoutly. "If wa don't sea their plcturee
and namee In the papers as we do the
freak woman's, the notoriety sacking
woman, the foolish women, It's because,
thank ajoodnssn. there's so many of the
good. nice, home loving women, young
and old, married and single good
daughters, good wives, good slaters, good
mothers that the freak women ARE
freak woman by their very rarity In
This eloquent presentment of actual
facts ha could not dispute put Mr. Jarr
in hla place.
"Wall." he growled sulkily, "what's
this flopping I heard that overdressed
loot woman coaxing you to do?"
To his surprise Mrs. Jarr leaned
against the lintel of the door and
laughed tin she was weak.
"listeners generally hoar no good of
tbamaelves," she eald Anally, "but this
time you worried because you didn't
Tmdorenand what you heard when you
jwirt snooping around. Talk about
J women being curious and keen to hear
things that do not concern thoni! Vian
ars Just as bad. Well, for that I Wll.r.
"Whore you going to flop? When a.n
you going to flop?" asked Mr. Jarr
gruffly "If you we goln- to flop with
Clara Mudrldge-ernlth. you had better
aaplaln. I may go to flopping, too. and
I'll flop right of MM wattar wakon!"
That's only a queatlon of time any
wer." eald Mrs. Jarr. "And the threat
Wi acar me In the ! .is!. But, see
ing you are so curious. I'll tell you
bout flopping. It simply means: If a
woman or eases in me uuvam- jim i
shs's got to flop, to Hop I'ke a ssa lion.
"Whatr gasped Mr. isrr.
That's what I said," replied Mr'.
Ti "Don't vmi remember when we
" Xeaw -that actress wearing the fishtail
own crolsln;, i.ie loay of the Wasttar
tMt s year ago whan I a walling
By John L. Hobble.
N ASSISTANT manager who will treat a
collector with the earns reapoct that ha
does a customer who la spending soma
FAMILY- with sererml children to share apart
ment with aged bachelor.
A WAITBIt who will dovoto hla time to serving
patrons without throwing out tha customary
hints that ha la expecting a tip.
8THNOOHA PHCR, young and attractive, who
Will par no attention to anything In the office
except her work.
OIRL for factory work. Will be given
wage and areatod like human being.
ACQUAINTANCE! with a plain sensible girl.
without money. Object matrimony.
has heelleat shoes and doea without I
those other things, one flops. Rut, don'
worry. I can't flop unless I get some
'Then young girls flap because 'hey
are flappers?" asked Mr. Jarr. "Anl
olilt-r women flop because they are Hop
pers. But why can't Mrs. Stryver flop'.'
She can afford the gowns."
"She's too fat to flop. 8he Is put In
the dowaa-er class at last." said Mrs.
Jarr. "She's forming a society to leg
islate against the new fashions and the
tango and the turkey trot."
"Ah!" said Mr. Jarr feelingly. "Fat
! fatal to fashion and flopping!"
Afrs. Afolfdronf Jocfr, my drenmaktr Is sere
trlfn htr bill. Will you pay her or shall I go to it
neu one tor my nut frookt
The Soft Answer.
The Mother "Tell me frankly, sir, what do you
think of my daughter's voice?"
The Professor "Malam. I think she may have
a brilliant future In water-color palntinK."
ConnMol King! danco!
mate joy beor wo eotr
Missionary Say. tokat
do you (Mnk am a rub
or rlt And, anyway, I
didn't atk for clubs; uA if
1 icanf from you it a)
Rutty What you dotn' thoto days, Hutkyt
Hutky spends las A. M t plrkln' up yoUen
opportunities and I spends the P. M.t plcsln' Iks
told from Ike opportunities
Rusly A good lint, Hutky; a good 11ns. tot
towtd it mtttlf Mil me kearln' mewl book on me
and couldn't hear Iks opportunities knockin' at
Wanted Rlluatlon by a gardener who never
digs In earth that la not' worth a u und red dollars
a squars foot. J. CkARKNCK RRHTKRRA.
II Chatham Rquars, Manhatran-cm-lludsoa.
seems to me that I 'have seen
Prisoner You have. Your Honor; I taueht -jour
Jauvl'.ter elmrlnx lessona.
The Ju.lgi. Thirty yctirs.
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Chief fin, and whitk
er uienteth our Hills
ggUgsfl Into the 'le-p
recettrt of the joreit,
my fonf, to thoot a
set of fun.
chief 17m, Iken ske
trill pile her rifle a
rhnnrr to epeak. It
I 1 1
The Coining of the Law
"THE TWO-GUN MAWS Crist Nm
By Charles Aldto Stltttf
the outisg Pubuahlag Cat elao. tn a quarter of an hoar thai
-np light, ma.
Hrxormn or i'bwkdino chaptbiw.
Kent ItullU lm la IM7 Uvltssa la use herse
at his des.l feUwr'a newsuaiier aad the wis baf
ran.fi, 'riw lew la owau lefled br is latiie
Ben'a AsaKSailaa. iiraital a bulij aaaasl laaa
lae. II. .III. Uirsahsa llm.l.. fur IneulUiiS Net
He llairlli.ii. a la-all strl wlie IHea on a uaarby
rant4i with her brvttiar TA. a rooas sua subject
U flu .f IneanltT. T. 1 1 1 lakes an RU new dirties
aa nlltor nf til fallMr'a lieiae. Tan Hues, " vee
of lhinlaff' nifflana. riimea to Uie Kt Rrr office
1.. nrlw lilm n.JliB nfMnonN "Taa SimiI" aait
turna hlat rrim a ueiiilannia foe leto a frlsaC
Mfn IImi, ... it nme 1 1 1 agent
HiittiiBi In eiif.ir.w the law. Hi
"llreaar." lainlaier'a Inni. lunsn
lay csltlr, llallla aa'aa ' llraaai" fnrta IjnclJi.a
an.l lakea hen to iha Kharlff. flUl Walklaa. aae of
llunlaveT'a bealara. Tha Hnarlff ralraaea Uie crla
onrr -lea,-ile Jltillia a pmlaau on election day tha
rlath lfwaen Ihuilatev ami Hullla hilars to s .11
mat alien Allen and Watklna are iilns i-an.ll.
daiea for itlirraff. A sans ol Uiyglia. lad bf Tap
Bvnt. nnet thinlatar a man and afaot Allen. II. .1
lis and N.irtiin aea nnnlarar and aukke nf tria men
atralina a hard of fifty rattle. Ilnllla notifies
lur nui an
la roe uit.i a rneaa.
aaent, nanaa to Ihty
lMlla's ian oasiuea
nan, rvbraaillns IT" le
Allan who raretvaa (me the I lo'rmot
Ita in act. ami wtm nripni'itl i-atrhea tlie tlilataa.
ik.ni.... - - ma UM m am iii.iiia tivi
Utter thraebas klia aad thee proffers Mis libit, heap of poetry oould so got
, I w II . W mmI
man came out of Devil's Hollow.
lis and Nellie could aaa Mm
hs guided hla pony around
boulders that filled tha
smiled whtmsl pally
"It'a too poet." ho told NeUaa,
Ing hsr gaso and griaalag wtaVsty at waPS,
"I asnt blm ta Dry Bottom this mm
for the mall Potior la going ta stay la
town over night."
For an Instant It
would not aaa thsss. aM
from the rook on which
sitting aad halloed
sd with a shout
the oteap side of
along tha crest until ho came within a
tew fest of whsre they sat. Ha
mounted and cams forward.
"TaMn' the VMWT" ha au
eyes twinkled. "Sornotlsnoo 1hSVa
and urged has pear on
tha alopo aad MM
Father Will you have some of Ike lurkcv, Hy.'rrsferf
Hylvetler you refer to the mtleagrit Americana, father, the large Amertriin meteagridoid related
to the phrntant, thai leas domeetlrafed by Ike tfMttgtl fndiane and Infroducrif Info A'urupe in ISIS,
I think I will
Forming a FriendtMp.
NT1I. now Dunlavsy had
avoided looking at the out-
strstchsd hand. But now hs krlckln' because t'va
looked at It, took It and held around the country far
11 for an Instant, hla bruised It la." He passed aa ear a lope to
and swollen fsco taking on aa saprss- and tha latter, with a gulch
slon of lugubrious self-pity. ,h" Isgond n the ug
"I reckon I've got It In the nock all Jlr",ri,i" " OP' "
county. But" aad bis
ere (I slightly "a fallow's got
the right frame of mind ta gat It
I reokon you two"
"I suppose you got tha maHT"
rupted llolrt. grimacing at Msg.
"I surs did," returned tno pons, gaa
letter I reckon too blaebevsUth'h ho
"But I ain't
Dsar boss I got cleaned out aflta wSaht
lid you send mo a hundred lallagg faT
arountl." he aald finally.
no squealer and I've gut '- Ills gase a,a ou .tna . hundred
met llollls's and hla eyes gleamed with a y011 might have knowsd that si
reluctant admiration. "By tlud, you ra B0, darnsd fool of myself with BO nvaah
white! I reckon you could have tore the eo)n ( nVsr could keep no coin aa hsrW
reat of uir apurt like y.iu did my hand." hut i,a -n r-nt anyway eauaa roo aa
Ile held up the Injured memher for la- , COm1n homo tomorrow eds all rhfht
ea.-ept beln a llttst week wnleb tha deal
says hs git over In a llttol while, to ta.
From where Holds and Nellie Halat
ion nut on the l. Una they could look
miles down the Coyote trail, Into Devil's
Hollow. eallM sen the two big cotton
wood trees nut Htood healdn Big k'Ak
roielng. above which, oa the night of .ar,, ,,, one
P. 8 I might have telegraphed hat at
saiys It don't mske no dlfferenoe
the storm, Hollls hail been attacked by
Back on tha stretch of plain above the
tha letter will git there quick
any w.iy an ties arraig a telegram
Ira glad I got a
After reading the letter HolUs
1t over to Nellie, watching! her, I
haaln they could mnka out tha Circle sght with aatlsfscUon
llur buildings, lying oloes to the banks
if ilia river.
It wen In the late afternoon end the
aim had gone down behind tha Blue
! I'naka. though Ita last rays were his.
I touching the creat of the rldae near
I HoUla and Nellie He had called her
attention to the sinking eun. tell ng her
thnt It was time thev atari .-I for the
J "Wall," she said: "some one la coming
it t the I'oynte trull. I have been eaten-
In him for ten mlniiles."
Hollia faced the trail anl watched
Oh!" aim said. "Oh!" Tha
dropped from her hand, was caught feg
the breeses and swirled several fa
tanl Acs sprang to recover It
he turned, the letter hs hand, ha mw
something that brought a huge grta at
sympathy to his face. But mlrglsd am
the sympathy was another emouoa.
"rinss." he ssld. aa Mollis, aia
Ins himself, turned and faced
"I've writ nulls a nice little thing aa
Love.' Mebbe you'd like te
lle caught Hollts's frown aad rmseo-
dlately retreated to his pony, his
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tn write n poem on 'Iove until
had aome experlenee.1
"You havln' youra now?"
Ace. .- he mounter1 his pony.
lie alone oailght Hollia'a reply,
was an expreeave wink.
w0MsaS HI! liHt
l m ef At
Iwjt Like Any
5.orv You Have
By Edfg' Rice
WU it GIN IN MM
UAt'S EytfUHG IMatl
to inset you to go 10 tne iioosr i
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