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I lib. NEWS-nLRALll, HILLSBORO, OHIO, THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1914.
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I The Mystery
of the
Boule Cabinet
:: By BURTON E. STEVENSON
; ; Copyright, 1913, by Burton E. T
uievenson.
"MonMpiir N n rnminnr with tne
facts as 1," he nnswcred In a sarcastic
tone. "lie knows that Drouet was
killed while searching for a packet of
letters which would lufte couinronils
ed most seriously n great Inily. He
knows that M. Vantlne was killed
while endeavoring to open the drawer
after Its secret hud heen revealed to
him by the maid of that same gieat
Indy, who was hoping to get a rewind
for them. Morel met de.ith directly
Bt the hands of Croehaid because he
was n traitor and deserved It."
More and more fascinated. 1 stared
nt him. What secret wns vfc. I ask
ed myself, from this atonHliIng man?
"But even yet." 1 stammcied, "1 do
not understand. We have opened the
secret drawer of the cabinet there
was no poison. How could It hae
killed Drouet and Mr. Vantlne?"
"Very simply." said M. I'lgot coldly
"Death came to Drouet and M. Van
tlne because the maid or tnad.nne la
duchesso mistook her left hand for her
right. The drawer which contained
the letters Is at the loft of the cabinet
see," nnd he pressed the series vof
springs, caught the little Handle and
pulled the drawer open. "You will no
tlce that the letters ate gone. The
drawer which Drouet and M. Vantlne
opened," and here his voice became ti
little strident under the stiess of emo
tion, "is on the right side of the cabi
net, exactly oppuslte the other and
opened by a similar combination. But
there is one great diffeieuce. About
the first drawer there Is nothing to
harm any one; the other Is guarded by
the deadliest poison the world has ever
known. Observe me. gentlemen!"
As he spoke he bent over the desk
and pressed three fingers along the
right edge. Theie was a sharp click
nnd a section of the Inlay fell out
ward, forming a handle. Just as I had
seen It do on the other side of the
desk.
M. Pigot hesitated an Instant. Then,
catching the handle firmly with his
armored hand, he drew It quickly out
There was a sharp clash as of steel
ou steel and the drawer stood open!
M. Pigot, cool nnd imperturbable,
held out to us, with a little smile, a
hand which showed not a quiver of
emotlon-bls gauutleted- hand; and I
saw that on the back of It were two
tiny depressions. At the bottom of
each depression lu a diup of bright
ted liquid. Wbat nerves of steel this
man possessed! "
"That liquid, gentlemen." he said in
his smooth voice, "is the most power
ful poison ever distilled by man. Those
two tiny drops would kill a score of
people, and kill them lnstnntly. Its
odor betrays Its origln"-and. Indeed,
the air was heavy with the scent of
bitter almonds-"but tho poison or
dinarily derived from that source is as
nothing compared with this. Us dis
tillation was supposed to bo one of the
lost arts, but tho secret was rediscov
ered by this mnn Crochard. No secret.
Indeed, is safe from him. No man can
stand ngalnst him. Even the secret
of this drawer was known to him, and
be availed himself of It when need
arose."
M. Pigot paused, his head bent in
thought
"Now, M. Simmon." he said briskly
in an altered voice. "If you will have
the kindness to hold the drawer for a
moment In this position. I will draw
the serpent's fangs. There Is not the
slightest dauger." he added, seeing
thnt Simmonds very naturnlly hesl
tatcd.
Thus assured. Simmonds grasped
the handle of the drawer, and held It
open, while the Frenchman took from
his pocket a tiny flask of crystal.
"A little farther." he sald:jind as
Simmonds. with evident effort, drew
the drawer out to Its full length, a
tiny, two tlned prong pushed itself
forward from uiideruealh the cabiiict.
There are the fangs," said M. Pigot.
He held the mouth of the flask under
first one nnd then the other, passing
his other hand cnrefully behind and
above them "Tim nnlsun la lipid In
place by what we In French call Mt-1
traction caplllalre I do not know the
English; but I drive It out by intro
ducing the air behind It -ah. you see!"
He stood erect nnd held the flask up
to the light It wnR half full of the
red liquid.
"Enough to decimate France." he
said, screwed the stopper carefully
Into place and put the flask Into his
pocket. "Itelense the drawer. If you
please, monsieur." he added to .Sim
monds. It sprang back into place on the In
stant, the arabesqued bundle snapping
up with a little click.
"You will observe Its Inceuulty." said
M. Pigot "It Is really most clever.
For whenever the hand, struck by the
poisoned fangs, loosened Its hold on
the drawer, the drawer sprang shut us
you see. and everything was as before
except that oue man more had tast
ed death. Now I open It. The fnugs
fall again; they strike the gauntlet;
but for that, they would pierce the
hand, but death no longer follows. By
turning this button. I lock the spring,
and the drawer remains open. The
man who devised this mechanism was
so oroud of It that be described It. in
n secret memoir for Wo entertainment
it the (Irnnil l.ouls. There Is n copy
1 f that memoir among the archives of
the French National library; the orig
inal Is owned by Crochard. It was he
who connected that memoir with this
cabinet who rediscovered the mech
anism, rewound the spring, and re
newed the poison."
"This Croshar or whatever his name
Is seems to be a "strordlnnry feller."
observed tirady. relighting his clgnr.
"lie is." agreed M. Pigot. quietly; "a
most extraordinary mnn. But even he
is not Infallible: for. since the mem
oir made no mention of the other se
cret drawer tile one In which mndnme
Ja duchesee concealed her love letters
7-Crochard knew nothing of It. It was
'that fact which defeated his combi
nations a puro accident which he
could not forsee. And now. gentlemen.
It shall be my pleasure to display be
fore you some very beautiful bril
liants." CHAPTER XVI.
The Michaelovitch Diamonds.
NOW. I perceived that the draw
er was filled with little rolls
of cotton, u lilcli had been
pressed Into it quite tightly.
M. Pigot remou'd the tlr.st of these,
unrolled it ami spread It out upon the
desk, and Instantly we caught the glit
ter of diamonds- diamonds so large, so
brilliant, so faultlessly white that I
drew a deep breath of admiration.
'Even M. Pigot. evidently ns he prided
himself upon his Imperturbability,
could not look upon those gems wholly
uumow-d. A slow color fiept Into his
checks as he gazed down at them, and
he picked up one or two'of the larger
ti- k--
"This is the original."
ones to admire flieiu more closely.
Then he unfolded i oil after roll, stop
ping fiom time to time tor u look at
the larger biilliants
"These are from the famous neck
lace which the grand duke inherited
from his grandmother." he said, calling
our attention to a little pile of mar
velous gems in one of the last packets.
"Not one of these brilliants would be
marketable In Hurope for many years.
Each of them is a marked gem. Here
In America oiir police regulations are
not so complete, but I fancy that ccu
here he would have had difficulty In
marketing Ibis one." And be unfolded
the last packet and held up to the
light a rose diamond which seemed to
me as large as a walnut and aglow
with lovely color
"Perhaps you have stopped to ad
mire the Mazarin diamond In the gal
lery of Apollo at tlie Louvre." said M.
Pigot "Theie Is always ,t crowd
about that en-e. and a special attend
ant Is Installed there to guard It for It
contains articles of great value. But
the Mazarin Is not one of them, for it
Is not a diamond at all; it Is paste a
paste facsimile of which this is the
original The directors of the Louvre,
needing money, sold the original to the
empress of Russia, who bad a craze
for precious stones and who nt her
death left tills remarkable collection to
her favorite son. who had Inherited her
passion And now."' lie added, with a
gesture toward the glittering heaps,
"what shall we do with all this?" '
"There's only one thing to do." said
Grady, awaking suddenly ns from a
trance, "nnd that's to get them In a
safe deposit box as quick ns possible. ,
There's no police safe I'd trust with
'em."
"Cnn we find a Iwr of safe deposit
nt this hour of the night?" asked M.
Pigot glancing at hiV watch "It is.
almost 1 oVlock and a half."
"That's easy in New York." said Gra
dy. "We'll take 'em over to tho Day
nnd Night hank on Tlfth avenue. It
never closes. Wait till 1 gut something
to put 'em in."
He went out and came back present
ly with a small valise.
"This will do." he said, "Stow 'em
nway. and I'll call up the bank nnd
nrrange for the box."
Simmonds nnd Pigot rolled up tho
packets carefully nnd placed them In
the valjse. while I sat watching them
In n kind of daze. And ! understood
the temptation which would nssnll n
mnn In the presence of so much beanty
and value.
"There they are." said Simmonds and
closed the bag with a snap lis Grnd.y
camp In ngiiln. "
"I've arranged for the box," said
Grady, "and one of onr wagons Is nt
the door Simmonds, you go along
lth Moosxeer I'lusott and Dut n ext
trn mnn on the sent with tho driver
Maybe thnt Crochard might try to hold
you up."
The same thought was In my own
mind, for Crochard must bnvo learned
of M. Plgot's nrrlval. So 1 was re
lieved thnt Grady was wise en' ugh in
take uo risk.
"You'd better get a receipt." Grady
went on, "nnd nrrnnge Jhnt the vnllso
Is to be delivered only when you and
Moossecr Ptggott appear together.
That will be satisfactory, moossecr?"
ho added, turning to the Frenchman.
"Entirely so. sir Au revolr. mon
sieur," nnd with n bow to mo he fol
lowed Simmonds Into the outer room.
Grady sat down nul got out a fresh
cigar. .
"Well, Mr. Lester," ho said ns ho
struck n mntch. "what do you think
of these Frenchmen, anyway?"
"They're marvelous." I said. "Even
yet I can't understand how he knew
so much. For Instance how did bo
know about those letters?" '
"Fact Is," broke In Grady, "that's tho
first I'd heard of 'em. What is that
story?"
I told him tho story briefly, carefully
suppressing everything which would
give him a clew to the Identity of the
veiled lady.
"There were certain details," I add
ed, "which I supposed were known to
no one except myself nnd two other
persons, and yet M. Pigot knew them.
Then, again, how did ho know so cer
tainly just how tho mochnnlsm work
ed? It seemed to me that he handled
that mechanism as though he was fa
miliar with it. Of course, he may havo
prepared himself by studying the draw
ings which no doubt accompany the se
cret memoir. He may even havo had a
working model made. He Is nn extraor
dinary man."
"And a great actor." Grady supple
mented. "Hello! Who's that?"
Tho front door had been flung open.
There was an Instant's colloquy with
the desk sergeant, then n rapid step
crossed the outer ropm. nnd Godfrey
burst In upon us.
He cast a rapid glance nt the Bouio
cabinet, nt the secret drnwer standing
open, empty, and then his eyes rested
upon Grady.
"So he got away with It, did lie?" ho
Inquired.
"Who do you think yon are?" shout
ed Grady, his face purple, "coming In
hero like this? Get out or T'll have
you thrown out!"
"Oh, I'll go," retorted Godfrey cool
ly. "Pvo seen all I care to see. Only
Pll tell you one thing, Grady you've
signed your own death warrant to
night!" You won't last nn hour after
tho story of this night's work gets
out!"
Grady's color slowly faded ns he
met tho burning and contemptuous
gaze Godfrey turned upon him. As
for me. nn awful fear had gripped my
heart
i "Do you mean to say It wasn't Pig-"
got?" stammered Grady, at last
I Godfrey laughed scornfully.
I "No. you blithering idiot!" he said.
"It wasn't Pigot It was Crochard
himself!" ,
' And he stalked out. slamming the
door behind him.
Almost before the echo of that slam
ming door hud died away Grady was
beside the sergeant's desk.
"Get out tho reserves," he ordered,
"nnd have the other wagon around.
Thone headquarters to rush every man
available to the Day and Night bank,
and say It's from me!"
In a moment the reserves came tum
bling out, struggling Into their coats.
There was a clatter of hoofs In tho
street as the wagon dashed up. The
reserves piled into it, permitting me
to crowd In beside them. Grudy jump
ed to the seat besldo the driver.
I clung to the hand rail as the wagon
swayed back and forth or bounded into
tho air as it struck the car tracks, and
stared out Into the night struggling to
understand. Could Godfrey be right?
But of course he was right! Some in
tuition told me that. At the bank wo
found Simmonds lying on his back, his
eyes open and stnrlng apparently at
the celling.
Grady elbowed his way savagely
through the group. -I
"Where's Kelly?" he demanded.
I At the words u white faced man in
uniform aroso from a chatr Into which
ho had plainly dropped exhausted.
"Oh, there you are!" and Grady
glowered at hlra ferociously. "Now
tell me what happened and tell It
quick!"
I "Why, sir," stammered Kelly, "tbero
! wasn't anything happened." Only when
- wo stopped out there at the curb and
I got down nnd opened' the door, there
' wnsn't nobody in the wagon but Mr.
Simmonds. I spoke to him and be
didn't answer and then I touched him
nnd bo kind of fell over nnd then I
rushed In here and phoned tho station;
but they said you'd already started for
the bank: nnd then we went out nnd
brought him In here nnd -that's nil I
know, sir."
"Mr. Simmonds had a little valise
with him. Did you notice it?"
"Yes. sir. And I looked for It In the
wagon, but It ain't there."
Grady turned away with a curse as
four or five men ran In from the street
the men from headquarters, I told my
self. I could bear him Calking to them
In sharp, low tones, nnd then they de
parted as suddenly as they bad come.
The reserves also hurried away, nnd
I concluded that Grndy was trying to
throw n net about the territory In
which the fugitive was probably con
cealed. But my interest In that ma
neuver was overshadowed for the
time being by my anxiety for Sim
monds. J picked bp bis right band
nnd looked at It Then I drew a deep
breath of relief, for it was uninjured,
"Has any one sent for a doctor?" I
naked.
"Vna Ir," nnu of tho bank attaches
nnswcred. "Wo telephoned for ono nt
onco. Hero ho Is now!" ho added, as a
llttlo black bearded mad entered, car
rying the Inovltnbly Identifying medi
cine case.
The nowcomcr glanced nt the body
waved us back, fell ou one knee, strip
led away the clothing from tho breast
tint applied his ear to the heart
"Let's have some wnler," he said.
'He's had n taste- or whiff of some
thing that has stopped tho heart ac
tion." With n queer, creepy feeling over
my scalp. I remembered the little flask i
half full of blood red liquid which
Crochard carried In bis pocket.
But ho had not meant murder this
time. I remembered that Godfrey had
said he never killed nn adversary. Tho;
doctor worked away briskly, and at
tho end of a few minutes Simmonds
drew n loug breath and sat erect
Then his eyes opened, und be sat sway
ing unsteadily and staring amuzedly .
vbout him.
"Where nin 1?" be gasped. Then his
ycs encountered mine. "Lester!" he
said. "Where Is he Pigot?"
"
Scarcely knowing what I did I grop
ed my way to the telephone nnd asked
for Godfrey's number, hoping ugrilnst
hope absurdly, and nt Inst, to my In
tense surprise nnd relief, I heard his
voice, not a very amiable voice.
"I tried to "get you," I explained, "ns
soon ns Simmonds told me they were
going to look nt the cabinet. I phoned
the ofilce. Tito city editor said be had
sent you out Into Westchester."
Godfrey laughed shortly.
"It was u wild goose chase," ho said,
"cooked up by our friend Crochard.
But even then I'd have got back If we
hadn't punctured n tire when we were
five milos from nnywhere. I knew
what was up. but there I was. Oh,
he's made fools of us nil, Lester."
"But, Godfrey." I said. "I can't un
derstand even yet how he did it
Where Is Pigot?"
"He's on the Snvoie, bound nnd gag
ged under the berth in his stateroom." i
I could only gasp.
"And to think I didn't suspect!" add
ed Godfrey bitterly. "We stood there
nnd saw that yacht with the. French '
flag walk away from us. We saw her
put u man aboard the Savoie. We saw
that man talking to Pigot"
"Yes," I said breathlessly, "yes!"
"Well, that man was Crochard. Hei
cot Pigot Into his stateroom; gave him '
a wblff of the same stuff be used on
Simmonds, no doubt; put him out of
tho way under the berth, tot Into his
clothes, made up bis face, put on a
wig and. all thnt while we were klck-i
ing our heels outsJde waiting for him.
Crochard Is an artist in that line, and
he wns, no doubt, thoroughly familiar
with Pigot's appearance. He took the '
pnpers of Pigot, set his bag .outside '
tho stateroom door and then came
out calmly to meet bis dear friends of
the press. You remember he said he
would come today?"
"Yes."
"There's one consolation It will!
break Grady."
"But Godfrey," I said, "If you could
have seen those diamonds those beau
tiful diamonds nnd to think-he should
be able to get nwny with them from
right under our noses!"
"it's pretty bad, isn't It? But
theie's no use crying over spilt milk.
Lester," he added, in nnother tone, "1
want you to be in your office at noon
tomorrow or. rnMier. today. I havo
got one more bomb to explode, Lester, '
and It's a big one. It will make you
Jump! Good night!"
(To be Continued)
CAREYTOWN.
March 23, 1014.
Mr. and Mrs. Walker and daughter,
Mrs. Easter, of Belfast, optnt a few
days with the former's daughter, Mrs.
Roy Beck '
A number of young Grangers met
at the home of Theodore Ockerman
recently and gave him a delightful
surprise.
Miss Cora Snider, of Cincinnati, is
spending a few days Sat the home of
Dennis Cook.
II. O. Sanders and family spent
Sunday at the home of-Chas. Dlven
Geo. Chaney, of Berryville, spent
Sunday with his daughter, Mrs. Ova
Creed.
Ova Creed is sick.
MlssRae West spent Sunday even
ing at Hugh Purdy's.
Miss Fanny Folk spent Saturday
evening at G. B. Gary's.
Klrby Chaney and family spent Sun
day with Mrs. Chaney's parents. Mr.
and Mrs. S. E. Michael.
Everett Hodson and family spent
Sunday at Roy Beck's.
The Auburn Sunday School atten
dance March 20 was thirty-eight.
.IuMa Firman, of Samantha, spent
Saturday night and Sunday with her
parents. "
Mrs. Bert Smith and Elsie Michael
called on Mrs. Andrew Firman Sun
day evening.
To encourage students to see as much
as possible of the fatherland, provision
lias been made for student shelters
throughout Germany, where traveling
students can find lodging for the night.
PILES
ar curable. All kind,
mean suffering and
danger. The CAUSE
U always Internal
Dr. Leonhardt's
H EM.ROI n
tablet produce amaatDa- rwulta br attacking the
ifsTERNAL CAUSE. The pUea an dried ud and
persiananthr cured.
red. M dan" toaatmeat. XLOO.
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BARRETTS.
March 23, 1914.
Hugh Orlspen, of Centertleld, 1h vis
iting at the home of Wm Walker.
Mrs. Charles S pence called on homo
folks Saturday afternoon.
Hugh Kline and sister, Helen, and
Miss Helen Overman spent Sunday
with Labile and Madge Stevens.
Wm. Howe and wife were guests at
the home of C. L. Workman, In Hills
boro, Saturday.
Wm. Chrisman and wife and four
children were entertained at the home
of their daughter, Mrs. Wm. Ludwick,
at East Danville, Wednesday night.
Aaron Williams and wife, of Belfast,
spent last Thursday night with their
sister, Mrs. Hester Holt, and took din
ner at the home of W. E. Orlsmab,
Friday. .
Mrs. James Rlttenhouse and Mrs.
Wm. Rowe called on Mrs. John Mont
gomery Thursday.
Misses Mary and Margie Crisman
called on Miss Ethel Barnes Sunday
evening.
Mrs. Susan Rlttenhouse, of Hills
boro, who has been with her daughter,
'Mrs. Hamor Lyle, the past month, re
turned home Saturday.
Master Seville Falrley fell from a
step ladder last week and broke his
arm. He is getting a ong as well as
could be 'expected.
The ladles of the Presbyterian
church at New Feteisburg will give a
play at the I. O. O. F. Hall Saturday
night, March 28, and Thursday, April
2, entitled, "Union Depot For aDay."
Mrs. 0. M. Stevens spent last Thurs
day night at the home of her brother,
A. M. Brown, of Hillsboro.
Wm. Rowe and wife entertained
SundayO. M. Stevens and wife and
daughter, Mary, W. W. Wolfe and
wife and two daughters, Elsie and
Evaline, J. S. Lovelt and wife and
Misses Margetand Helen Rlttenhouse.
James Anderson has been very ill
the past two weeks, but is better.
Charles Spence and wife called on
James nlttenhouse and family Sunday
afternoon.
Miss Grace Crisman visited her sis
tor, Mrs. Ray Washburn, from Friday
until Sunday.
Miss Glennle G arm an spent'Sunday
at the home of Mrs. Ray Washburn.
Wm Davidson and family enter
tained Sunday Rev. Wm. Babb and
wife, of Centervllle, and Miss- Stella
Stevens and Vernon Hammond.
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Notice of Appointment.
Estate of n II. uopklns, deceased.
Robert Hopkins bas been appointed and
qualified as administrator ot the catrtte. of
H. U. Uopklns, late ot Highland CoUnty.
Ohio, deceased.
Dated this Vth day of March A. D, 1911
adv J 1). Wonurir,
Probate Judge ot Bald County.
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Notice of Appointment.
Estate of ajary Mary Rousb deceased
Myrta Cbancy has been appointed and
qualified as executrix o the estate of Mary
Koush, late of Highland county. Ohio, de
ceased. Dated this 21st day of February A. D. 1014.
J. n. WonLxr,
adv Probate Judge of Said County.
Notice of Appointment.
Estate of O. N, Garrett, deceased.
Elizabeth Y. Garrett has been appointed
and qualified as executrix of the estate of
O. N. Garrett, late ot Highland County, Ohio,
deceased.
Dated this 21st day of March A. D. 1BU.
J. B. W'OItLBT,
Probate Judge of Bald County..
Teachers' Examination.
The Highland county Uoad of School Ex
aminers hereby gives actlce that examina
tions of Applicants of Certificates will take
Elace In the Wastlngtou bchool Building.
Illsboro, on the Brst Saturday of every
month r
Patterson examinations wilt be held on the
third Saturday of April and on the third
Saturday of May.
As prescribed by law, the fee for teachers
examinations will be w cents, while, for
Patterson examinations no fee Is charged,
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adv w. H. Vancb. Hillsboro, Vice Pres.
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purtenances, 1 Revolving Screen,
3 Stone Hoppers and Loaders for
grading stone preparatory to building
water bound macadam road,
1 24 inch Hoist,
150 feet of 5 8 cable,
3 Steel Cars,
1000 feet of T-Rails,
2 Steam Drills.
All pipes and hammers necessary to
complete the abovp outfit.
1 8 h. p. International Famous Gaso
line Engine, good as new,
1 4-inch tubular Pump and 25 feet of
4 Inch gas pipe connected,
Also 12 passengrr Automobile, Stod
dard Dayton 1909 Roadster, all In good
repair,
i Boarding Car, 8x8, equipped with
oookstove, cooklngutenslls and dishes.
The foregoing will be sold for cash
or negotiable paper or exchange for
property of equal value.
Said property must be closed out
within the next GO dys.
n Will be pleased to show prospective
purchasers the above property.
Phone, write or call on
T. N. BnoOKSAANK,
(4-2) adv Reesville, Ohio.
BALTIMORE & OHIO
SOUTHWESTERN R.H.
Winter Tourists Tickets to Florida
and points in south. Tickets on sale
daily, liberal stopover, long limit.
All Year Tourists; Tickets on sale
daily to California, Oregon, and Wash
ington. See your agent for particu
lars. Important change of time, '
Trains departlfrom ntllsboro as fol
lows: DAILX. EXCEPT SUNDAY
8 a. m., 3:45 p. m., 0:30 p. ra.
SUNDAY ONLY.
8:20 a. m. 6;30 p. m.
Trainsjirrive istHillsboro as follows;
DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY
10:30 a. m., 0:05 p. m., 0:20 p, m.
SUNDAY ONLY
10:30 a. m., 9:20 p. m.
Two hour schedules to and from
Cincinnati.
Call on or address S, G. Griffin,
Agent, Hillsboro, O. L. G.. Paul, D
P. A., Chlllicothe.
Wright Ilave you a puzzle depart
ment in your paper now ?
Penman Why, yes ; we're publish
ing a lot of stuff about the Income tax
muddle. Yonlcer's Statesman.
"Kitty is a close friend of yours,
isn't she?"
"Yes, but not a close-mouthed one,"
Philadelphia Public Ledger.
Locust Posts
A CAR LOAD
Good quality at the
right price.
RICHARDS MILL
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The W. E. Salt Co. nl all AnMMa.
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