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"To avert further catdstrophies the
Priestess of Aman Ra Divine Wife
of the Sun was qarried into the mu
seum cellar. A harmless copy took
her place. Misfortunes ceased. The
sight of one of my eyes came back
so that I can distinguish light from
darkness, but I cannot see to read.
After three years of peace an Amer
ican .Egyptologist, studying in the
museum, discovered the "fraud" and
traced the missing mummy to the
underground store rooms.
" 'I guess that fine mummy is not
a bit of good to you in your cellars.
I want it for America. I will make
a bid for it.'
"He was eager to buy, the trus
tees willing to sell. No packing was
ever done more quickly. The mum
my case had to be put on board ship
secretly at night, for it looked, like
" 'We are safe from her at last,'
said the master packer to me. We
were, though the worst was yet to
come. For next day the Priestess of
Aman-Ra left England on the steam
Did the mummy's diabolic power
hurl the leviathan to its doom?
CLAIM OCCUPATION OF LOBOS
ISLAND WAS ALL RIGHT
Washington, May 11. That the oc
cupation of Lobos Island by the U. S.
forces under Admiral Badger was jus
tified by the rules of international
procedure is' contention made in an
swer to protest filed on benalf of Dic
Lobos Island lighthouse is one of
the navigation marks between Mex
ico and Tuxpam. It was seized by
Admiral Badger because he had re
ceived information that it was to be
destroyed by Mexicans.
The navy department is anxiously
awaiting further word from Tampioo
where desperate fighting has been in
progress since Saturday The revo
lutionary forces under Generals Gon
zales and Caballeros have the town
completely surrounded and only the
guns of the federal gunboats In 'the
river have prevented its capture by
assault. It is feared that the consti
tutionalists, if they are unable to
silence the gunboats otherwise, may
turn loose stored oil on the surface
of the river and set fire to it, which
would destroy the expensive wharves
that line the harbor front.
Lengthy reports from Mexico City
show that while the city is tranquil,
there is a strong feeling of apprehen
sion because ef the proximity of Zap
ata and his large force of bandits.
"You call that landscape, 'The
Golden Gate'; but what are those'
rusty blotches at one side?"
"Those are" the hinges."
A bag of salt standing, where there
is a smell of fishwij absorb the