it would just about make the first !
payment and leave nothing for stock
ing the place. Then I borrowed on
a second mortgage and bought a lot
of cattle at a bargain. Suddenly
there was a big demand and a great
advance in price. I s6ld nt a nice
profit, paid back the money, bought
more stock, and well, things have
gone ahead pretty well. Here are
some snap shots."
He brought out views of great
ranges of meadow with herds of cat
tle, mountains rising in the distance,
and sometimes himself in the fore
ground mounted on a sturdy horse.
"We haven't seen the shack yet
where you think of taking Doris,"
said Pain. "I suppose it has a door
and a window or two."
"I don't care," cried Doris, "if it
has but one window, if I can look out
and see those wonderful mountains,
all that sky and the face of Don com
ing up the path!" r
"Well," he said, handing her a pho
tograph, "here is the shack."
"Oh, Don!" She gave a little shriek
of surprise. "Is this lovely house
"Ours," he said, drawing her to
"Just look!" she said, showing it to
the others. "See the broad piazzas,
the awning over the windows, the tall
windmill for water, and why, there
is a car back there! Who is the
"My Jap, the best cook you ever
saw. He won't let you soil your
Jason Paine seemed speechless.'
When he did find breath to speak he
said: "Don, I guess your mother and
Doris were right. You can't put a
square man into a round hole. If
there's anything more to pay on that
place I want to pay it right off and
stop the interest."
( (Copyright, 1917, W. G. Chapman.)
At Beauvais cathedral there is a
clock which is composed of 92,000
separate pieces, having 52 dial plates.
SHE IS ONLY GIRL BUGLER IN
THE NATIONAL GUARD
Miss Lavoie is bugler in the first
field artillery band of the N. Y. na
tional guard and is said to be the only
woman bugler on a national guard
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
April 21, 1832 Abraham Lincoln
was chosen captain of a company of
militia enlisted forxthe Black Hawk
Who lives without folly is not wise
as he thinks, LaRochefoucald,
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