"Aim low," directed Pietro, arfd the
fusee was lighted.
"Grand old thunderer!" comment
ed the patriarch of the village, as
boom and flash and destruction
hauntedthe face 6f-thewaters.
There was confusion" on the oppo
site shore, as almost to the last ves
tige the flotilla was destroyed. And
then new excitement as Luis, with the
Modiva contingent, cut off the inland
retreat of the baffled bandits.
Routed, prisoners or destroyed,
their evil career was summarily and
permanently checked and the power
of Rivolla broken forever.
And in the white moonlight, hover
ing near the brave old field piece that
had saved Piasta, Luis and Ninez re
newed their plighted troth.
ASK U. S. TO GIVE LABORERS A
WEE ENGLISH LASSIE WINS GOLF
- " MAftOlll
Washington, D. C. Laborers em
ployed by the government will be pro
tected by a minimum wage law if the
bill proposed by Rep. George E. Gor
man of Illinois becomes a law. "Men
in the government service are trying
"to raise families on $50 a month,"
said Gorman when he introduced his
bill in congress, "and I think it's a
disgrace to the nation."
Elizabeth Feodorovna, sister of the
czar of Russia, is a nun.
Miss Cecil Leitoh.
Miss Cecil Leitch won the Britisn.
women's golf championship recently,
defeating Miss Gladys Ravenscroft,
woman champion of the United
States. Miss Leitch is only 23 years
old, and is the best of a famous quin
tet of listers who have figured in
many championship matches.
Manchester, England, last year im
ported. 80,000 barrels of American ap
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