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grip ten years ago. I have never
let him,know, but I have been
very uneasy about it and yet I
never thought he could rob him
self, and not know it."
"I never," Mr. Bagley started
to say, but Rodgers interrupted to
"You don't mean to say that
you knew' what you were doing?"
and so he subsided and Mrs. Bag
ley and the detective counted the
money again, while Rodgers ex
plained that without doubt Bag
ley had been worried upon both
occasions over the money being
left in the safe, and had gone after
it in the middle of the night. At
any rate it was a reasonable ex
planation and Mr. Bagley was
forced to believe it, but it has
madehim very chary of judging
others, and he has refused to
serve on the jury more than once,
for as he says:
"Circumstantial evidence is
something that makes you believe
something that you feel'cannot be
so, and forces you to admit truths
that you are certain are lies."
(Copyright, by W. G. Chapman.)
LONDON STRIKE CLASH
London, Aug. 16. Three hun
dred strikebreakers were driven
from the Tilbury docks by strike
sympathizers today. Dozens were
badly injured in the fight.
The Tilbury docks are among
the biggest in the world. The
employers have made special ef
forts to break the dock workers'
The fight today started with
an interchange of blows between
a strikebreaker and a strike!
picket. The strikebreaker knock
ed the picket down.
A hoarse cry went up from the
crowd of strike sympathizers who
had been watching the fight, and
they swept down on the strike
breakers. Hundreds were soon
Police reinforcements soon ar
rived, but not before the strike
breakers had been defeated, and
forced to tumble pell mell into a
train which happened to be stand
ing at Tilbury station.
The employers induced the rail
way officials to send the train to
London, and the strikebreakers
were saved from worse injury
than they suffered.
Keeping Flannels White.
When flannel has become yel
low the following treatment will
riiake it white again : Boil 4 table
spoonfuls of flour in 4 quarts of
water, stirring well. Pour half of
this boiling liquid over the flan
nel. Leave it alone until the
water is cool, then rub the flan
nel, but use no soap. Rinse in
several waters. Repeat this pro
cess with the remainder of the
flour and water, heated to boiling
point, Rinse thoroughly, and
hang in the shade to dry.
"Were you a friend of William
Biggins, that ne'er-do-well, who
went to the colonies some years
ago and is now back?" "I should
think not, indeed!" "Then' you'll
not be interested to hear that he
has brought back a huge fortune
with him?" "What, our dear old