"A carriage waits," he said. "You
will reach Italy by 5 in the morning.
Here is your money. No thanks. I
have done my duty.
Childe set his foot on the step of
the carriage, which started off. He
stumbled, fell, and felt himself clutch
ing at the earth.
Someone was lifting him. He
opened his eyes to find himself still
in the palm gardens. Dawn was in
the sky. Beside him stood two gen
darmes. "Monsier has had an accident?"
they inquired, not very sympathet
ically, glancing at his clothes.
Childe rose and shook himself. He
plunged his hand into his pocket. He
brought out fifty francs, all he had
in the world.
"Why I must have gone to sleep
in the gardens," he muttered, turning
He walked rapidly into the town.
At the head of the wharf, where the
steamship office stood, he paused and
"I'm mighty glad I saved this to
get home instead of plunging at the
casino," he said cheerfully.
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
MAKE YOUR NEIGHBORS CLEAN
UP, TOO, IN FLY CAMPAIGN
Keep baby away from the flies.
They are apt to give it cholera infan
tum and dysentery.
Kill or drive out any flies which
may find their way into the house.
Show them no mercy.
Look carefully after cuspidors.
This to apply to hotels, railroad sta
tions, stores and other places where
many people congregate.
Use lime and disinfectants where
there is any decayed stuff, manure,
ashpiles and filth. Disinfectants are
If your neighbors are careless in
these particulars, call their attention
to it, or notify the city health author
ities. You and your family are vital
ly concerned in this.
If there are sluggish streams or
! ponds near you, you must keep a
double watch, for the flies breed fast
in such localities.
Never drink milk, coffee or water
into which a fly has fallen.
It is cheaper to throw aawy a whole
plate of butter in which a fly has
fallen than try to cut out the por
tion nearest the spot.
A FASHION NOVELTY IS BETTY
BROWN'S SEPARATE COAT .
An extra white ceat a littye affair
of serge or gaberdine will find its
place in the wardrobe of the summer
girl, according to forecasts made by
the Fashion Art League of America.
With flaring peplum and wide
sleeves the white coat is charming
worn ove ra summer dress of black
and white, or all black taffeta.
We observed the 50th anniversary
of Lincoln's death with flags at half
mast and other honorable evidences
of our grief. And it's pretty certain
that good old Abe wouldn't want us
to do it at all.
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