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The Hollow
of Her Hand
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Georcre Barr
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Hetty looked up quickly from her
book. A look of dismay flickered In
her eyes for nn instant and then gave
way to the calmness that had come to
dwell In their depths of lato. Her lips
parted In the sudden impulse to cry
out against the plan, but she checked
the words. For a moment her dark,
flueetionlng eyes studied the face of
her benefactress; then, as if nothing
had been revealed to her, she allowed
her gaze to drift pensively out toward
the sunset sea.
They were sitting on the broad
verandah overlooking tho sound. The
dusk of evening was beginning to steal
over the earth. She laid her book
asido. , I
"Will you telephone in to him after
dinner, Hetty?" went on Sara, after
a long period of silence.
Again Hetty started. This time a
look of actual pain flashed In her eyes.
"Would not a note by post be more
certain to find him In the " she bo-
igan hurriedly.
"I dislike writing notes," said Sara
calmly. "Of course, dear, If you feel
that you'd rather not telephone him,
I can "
"I dare say I am finicky, Sara," apol
ogized Hetty in quick contrition. "Of
course he Is your brother. I should
remem "
"My brother-in-law, dear," said Sara,
a trifle too literally.
"He will come often to your house,"
went on Hetty rapidly. "I must make
the best of It"
. "He Is your friend, Hetty. He ad
mires you." :
"I cannot see him through your
eyee, Sara."
"But he is charming and agreeable,
you'll admit," persisted the other.
, "He is very kind, and he Is devoted
to you. I should like him for that."
"You have no cause for disliking
ihlm." I
"I do not dislike him. I I am Oh,
you always have been so thoughtful,
so considerate, Sara, I can't under
stand your falling to see how hard It
is for me to to well, to endure his
open-hearted friendship."
Sara was silent for a moment. "You
draw a pretty fine line, Hetty," she
said gently. i
Hetty flushed. "You mean that
there is little to choose between wife
and brother? That Isn't quite fair.
You know everything, he knows noth
ing. I wear a mask for him; you have
'seen Into the very heart of me. It
isn't the same."
Sara came over and stood beside the
girl's chair. After a moment of Inde
cision she laid her hand on Hetty's
shoulder. The girl looked up, the ever
recurring question In her eyes.
"We haven't spoken of of these
things in many months, Hetty."
"Not since Mrs. Wrandall and Viv
ian came to Nice. I was upset dread
fully upsot then, Sara. I don't know
how I managed to get through with
It."
"But you managed it," pronounced
Sara. Her fingers seemed to tighten
suddenly on the girl's shoulder. "I
think we were quite wonderful, both
of us. It wasn't easy for me."
"Why did we come back to New
York, Sara?" burst out Hetty, clasp
ing her friend's hand as if suddenly
spurred by terror. "We wero happy
over there. And free!"
"Listen, my dear," said Sara, a
hard note growing in her voice: "this
Is my home. I do not love it, but I
can see no reason for abandoning it.
That is why we came back to New
York."
Hetty pressed her friend's hand to
her lips. "Forgive me," she cried im
pulsively. "I shouldn't have com
complalned. It was detestable."
"Besides," went on Sara evenly,
"you were qulto'free to remain on the
other side. ,1 left It to you."
"You gave me a week to decide,"
said Hetty In a hurried manner of
Bpeaklng. "I I took but twenty-four
hours less than that. Over night,
you remember. I love you, Sara. I
could not leave you. All that night
I could feel you pulling at my heart
strings, pulling me closer, and holding
me. You were in your room, I in
mine, and yet all the time you seemed
to be bending over me in the dark
ness, urging me to stay with you and
love you and be loved by you. It
couldn't have been a dream."
"It was not a dream," said Sara,
With a queer smile.
"You do love me?" tensely.
"I do love you," was the firm an
swer. Sara was staring across the
water, her eyes big nnd as black as
night itself. She seemed to be looking
far beyond the misty lights that bob
bled with nearby schooners, far bej
yond the yellow mass on the opposite
shore where a town lay cradled in the
"shadows, far into the fast darkening
sky that camo up like a wall out of
the east
Hetty's fingers tightened in a
warmer clasp. Unconsciously perhaps,
Sara's grip on the girl's shoulder
tightened also; unconsciously, for her
MCutcheon .
Author, of "Grau stark."
riruxtonKingretc. '
ILLUSTRATIONS by ULSWCEraifDUNG
COFYRlOHT-1912- BY
GEORGE BARB. McCUTCHE01t
COPYRIGHT.19W BY
. DODD.MEAJD 0 COMTAMY
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tnoughts were far away. The younger
woman's pensive gaze rested on the
peaceful waters below, taking in the
slow approach of the fog that was
soon to envelop the land. Neither
thinker, each IZv T.UEHr
thinkers, each a prey to thoughts that
leaped backward to the beginning and
took up the puzzle at Its Inception.
"I wonder " began Hetty, her eyes
narrowing with the intensity of
thought. She did not complete the
sentence.
Sara answered the unspoken ques
tion. "It will never be different from
what it is now, unless you make it so."
Hetty started. "How could you have
known what I was thinking?" she
cried In wonder.
I "It Is what you are always think
ing, my dear. You are always asking
j ourself when will I turn against you,"
"Sara!"
"Your own intelligence should sup
ply the answer to all the questions you
are asking of yourself. It is too late
for me to turn against you." She ab
ruptly removed her hand from Hetty's
shoulder and walked to the edge of
the veranda. For the first time, the
English girl was conscious of pain.
She drew her arm up and cringed. She
pulled the light scarf about her bare
Bhoulders.
The butler appeared In the doorway.
"The telephone, if you please, .Miss
Castleton. Mr. Leslie Wrandall is
calling."
The girl stared. "For me, Watson r
"Yes, miss."
I Heity had risen, visibly agitated.
wnat shall I say to him, Sara?"
she cried.
"Apparently It Is he who has Romn.
thing to say to you," said the other, I
still smiling. "Wait and see what it
is. Please don't neglest to say that
we'd like to have him over Sunday."
"A box of flowers has just come up
from the station for you, miss," said
Watson.
Hetty was very white as Bhe passed
Into the house. Mrs. Wrandall re
sumed her contemplation of the fog- '
screened sound.
"Shall I fetch you a wrap, ma'am V
asked Watson, hesitating.
"I am coming Jn, Watson. Open the
box of flowers for Miss Castleton. Is
there a fire in the library?"
res, Mrs. Wrandall."
"Mr T.flEiio ni , ,. o......
Tell Mrs Conh nt " ""'
'tKvS'I, ma'am?" -
"Nn Tho n1 tv,!.... tt- .,.
.w v.vicu-iuiltf, xa Will
be here for luncheon."
When Hetty hurried into the library
Will
"Good God, Sara!" Cried the Girl In
Horror.
a few minutes later, her manner was
that of one considerably disturbed by
eomethlng that has transpired almost
on tho moment. Her cheeks were
flushed and her eyes were reflectors
of a no uncertain distress of mind.
Trs. Wrandall was standing before
the fireplace, an exquisite figure in the
slinky black evening gown which she
affected In these days. Her perfectly
modelled neck and shoulders gleamed
like pink marble In the reflected glow
of the burning logs. She wore no Jew
elry, but there was a single white rose
in her dark hair, where it had been
placed by the whimsical Hetty an hour
earlier as they left the dinner table.
"He is coming out on the eleven
thirty, Sara," said the girl nervously,
"unless you will send the motor in for
him. The body of his car is being
changed and It's in the shop. He must
have been Jesting when he eald he
would pay for tho petrol I should
have eald gasoline,"
Sara laughed. "You will know him
better, my dear." sho said. "Leslie is '
imii ...ukucu, j.uu win juiuw mill i
very light-hearted."
"Ho suggested bringing a friend,"
went on Hetty hurriedly. "A Mr.
Booth, the portrait painter."
"I met him in Italy. He is charm-
InC Vnll will lllrt. him tnn TJtt.r
The emphasis did not escape 'notice.'
JLJ1
"It scorns that bo la epondlng a fort
night In tho village, this Mr. Booth,
painting spring lambs tor rest and
recreation, Mr. Leslie says."
"Then he Is at our very gates," said
Sara, looking up suddenly.
"I wonder If he can be the man I
saw yesterdny at tho bridge," mused
Hetty. "Is he tall?"
v"I really can't say. He's rather
vague. It was six or seven years ago."
"It was left that Mr. Wrnndall is to
come out on the eleven-thirty," ex
plained Hetty, "I thought you wouldn't
like sending either of tho motors in."
"And Mr. Booth?"
"We are to send for him after Mr.
Wrandall arrives. He Is stopping at
the Inn, wherever that may be."
"Poor fellow I" sighed Sara, with a
grimace. "I am sure he will like us
Immensely if ho has been stopping at
the Inn."
Hetty stood staring down at the
blazing loes for a full minute before
' giving expression to the thought that
troubled her.
"Sara," she said, meeting her
friend's eyes with a steady light In her
own, "why did Mr. Wrandall ask for
mo Instead of you? It Is you ho is
coming to visit, not mo. It is your
. whv.hmiM--
Why should-
"My dear," said Sara glibly, "I am
merely his slster-ln-law. It wouldn't
be necessary to ask me if he Bhould
come. He knows ho is welcome."
"Then why should he feel called up
on to"
i "Some men like to telephone, t sup
pose," said the other coolly.
I "I wonder If you will ever under
stand how I feel about about certain
things, Sara,"
"What, for instance?"
I "Well, his very evident lnteresfln
me," cried the girl hotly. "He sends
me flowers thlo is - the Becond box
this week and he is so kind, so very
friendly, Sara, that I can't bear it I
really can't."
Mrs. Wrandall stared at her. "You
can't very well send him about his
business," she said, "unless he be
comes more than friendly. Now, can
you?"
"But it seems bo so horrible, so
beastly," groaned the girl.
Sai a faced her squarely. "See here,
I Hetty," she said levelly, "we have
made our bed, you and I. We must lie
in it together. If Leslie Wrandall
chooses to fall In love with you, that
is his affair, not ours. We mast face
every condition. In plain words, we
must play the game."
"What could be more appalling than
to have him fall In love with me?"
"The other way 'round would be
more dramatic, I should say."
"Good God Sara!" cried the girl in
SK ,S-"" - -.
"After all, why shouldn't" began
Sara, but stopped in the middle of her
suggestion, with the result that it had
Its full effect without being uttered in
bo many cold-blooded words. The girl
shuddered.
I wish, Sara, you would let me un
burden myself completely to you," she
pleaded, seizing her friend's hands.
"You have forbidden me "
Sara Jerked her handB away. Her
eyes flashed. "I do not want to hear
It," she cried fiercely. "Never, never!
"" '"u -""""lu' is your secret
uo you understand?
I m not share it with yon. I should
? 7" Hi JVS. tHl
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nn vhn nuffproH nt iYa .ml n A
UH.vavu Mv VMW Mmv ui uuo
I who made me suffer. There is noth
ing more to say. Don't bring up the
' subject again. I want to be your
friend for ever, not your confidante.
There is a distinction. You may be
able to see how very marked it is in
our case. Hetty. What one does not
know, seldom hurts,
"But I want to Justify myself"
"It isn't necessary," cut in the other
so peremptorily that the girl's eyes
spread into a look of anger. Where
upon Sara Wrandall threw her arm
about her and drew her down beside
her in the chaise-lounge. "I didn't
mean to be harsh," she cried. "We
must not speak of the past, that's all.
The future is not likely to hurt us,
dear. Let us avoid the past."
"The future!" sighed the girl, star
ing blankly before her. i
"To appreciate what it is to be,"
said tho other, "you have but to think
of what Jt might have been."
"I know,"' said Hetty, in a low
voice. "And yet I sometimes wonder
if"
Sara interrupted. "You are paying
me, dear, instead of the law," she said
gently. "I am not a harsh creditor,
am I?"
"My life belongs to you.
cheerfully, even gladly."
I give it
"So you have said before. Well, if
it belongs to me, you might at least
permit me to develop it as I would any
other possession. I take it as an in
vestment. It will probably fluctuate."
"Now you are Jesting!"
"Perhaps." said Sara laconically.
The, next morning Hetty set forth
for her accustomed tramp over the
roads that wound through the estate.
Sara, tho American, dawdled at home,
resenting the chill spring drizzle that
did not in the leaet discourage the
Englishwoman.
Sho camo to the bridge by the mill,
long since deserted and now a thing of
ruin and decay. A man in knlcker.
bockers stood leanlnir aealnst thn rail. '
iaiy gazing down at the trickling
stream below. The brier pipe that
formed the circuit between band and
llpa sent up soft blue colls to float
away on the drizzle.
8he passed behind him. with a sin-!
Bio lunive, curious e ance at his hand.
t il . . '.
- - -
Bm0' n"8turbed profile, and In that
glance recognized mm as the man oho
had seen thn dnv wr
had seen the day before.
When she was a doz n rods awv. I
the tall man turned bis face from the
stream and sent after n?r the W I
restrained look. There was eomethlnit '
akin to cautiousness in that look 3 ,
mo, pa it no wero arraia mat sno
might turn her head suddenly and
catch him at it. Something began
stirring in his heart, tho nameless
something thai awakens when least
expected. He felt tho subtle, sweet
femininity of her-aa she passed. It
lingered with him as ho looked.
She turned the bend in the road a
hundred yards away. For many min
utes he studied tho stream below
without really seeing it. Then ho
straightened up, knocked tho ashes
from his pipe, and sot off slowly Id
her wake, although he had been walk
ing In quite the opposite direction
when he came to the bridge and on
a mlsstqn of some consequence, too.
There was the chance that he would
meet her coming back.
CHAPTER VII.
A Faithful Crayon-Point.
Leslie Wrandall came out on the
eleven-thirty. Hetty was at the station
with the motor, a sullen resentment
In hef heart, but e. welcoming smile
on her lips. The sun shone brightly.
The sound glared with the white of re-
fleeted skies,
I "I thought of catching the eight
rvin tj ...!i.i-.ii -
o'clock," he cried enthusiastically, as
he dropped his bag beside the motor
in order to reach over and shake
hands with her. "That would havo
gotten me here hours earlier. The dif
ficulty was that I didn't think of tho
eight o'clock until I awoke at nine."
"And then you had the additional
task of thinking about breakfast,"
said Hetty, but without a trace of sar
casm in her manner.
"I never think of breakfast," said
he amiably. "I merely eat it Of
course, it's a task to eat it sometimes',
but well, how aro you? How do you
like it out here?"
He was beside her on the broad
Beat, his face beaming, his gay little
mustache pointing upward at the ends
like oblique brown exclamation points,
so expansive was Mb smile.
"I adore It," she replied, her own
smile growing in response to his. It
was impossible to resist the good na
ture of him. She could not dieliko
him, even though she dreaded him
deep down in her heart Her blood
was hot and cold by turns when she
was with him, as her mind opened and
shut to thoughts pleasant and unpleas
ant with something of the regularity
of a fish's gills in breathing.
"When I get to heaven I mean to
have a place In tho country the year
round," he said conclusively.
"And if you don't get to heaven?"
"I suppose 111 take a furnished flat
somewhere."
Sara was waiting for them at the
S-S.-J5. 2 i
hand
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' "Much obliged," he murmured, with
a Blight twist of his head In the direc
tion of Hetty, who was giving orders
to the chauffeur.
"You're quite welcome," said Sara,
with a smile of understanding. "She's
lovely, Isn't she?"
"Enchanting!" eald he, almost too
loudly.
Hetty walked up the long ascent
ahead of them. She did not have to
look back to know that they were
watching her with unfnlterlng Interest
She could feel their gaze.
"Absolutely adorable," he added, en
larging his estimate without really be
ing aware that he voiced It
Sara shot a look at his rapt face,
und turned her own away to hide tho
queer little smile that flickered briefly
and died away.
Hetty, pleading a sudden headache,
rtoniinort L 1 h if-
In the day when they set forth in the
car to "pick up" Brandon Booth at the
inn. They wero to bring him over,
bag and baggage, to stay till Tuesday.
"He will be wild to paint her," de
clared Leslie when they were out of
sight around the bend in the road. He
had waved his bat to Hetty Just be
fore the trees shut off their view of
her. She was standing at thq top of
the steps beside one of the tall Italian
vases.
"I've never seen such eyes," ho ex
claimed.
"She's a darling," said Sara and
changed the subject, knowing full well
that he would come back to It before
long-
"I'm mad about her," he said sim-
ply, and then, for some unaccountable
reason, gave over being loquacious
and lapsed into a state of almost
lugubrious quiet
She glanced at his face, furtively
at first, ae If uncertain of his mood,
then with a prolonged stare that waa
frankly curious and amused.
"Don't lose your head, Leslie," sho
said softly, almost purrlngly.
Ho started. "Oh, I say, Sara, I'm
not likely to"
"Stranger things havo happened,"
she Interrupted, with a shake of her
head. "I can't afford to have you
making love to her and getting tired
of the game, as you always do, dear
boy, juet as soon as you find she's
in love with you. She is too dear to
be hurt in that way. You mustn't "
"Good Lord!" he cried; "what a
bounder you must take me fori Why,
" x thousnt she'd But nonsense!
Lot'B talk about "niething else,
Yourself, for instance."
Sne leaned back with a smile on
hor lips, but not In her eyes; and
drew a long, deep breath. He was
hard hit. That was what sho wanted
to know.
They found Booth at the Inn. He
was e,ttljg on the old-fashioned porch,
BI1liniinitnil ? Vi n .1 1-. A1
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"""""' 6'"".cu """ J'ub,uu "i ,
In their pockota and ventured, almost
,n un8 the. intelligence that they I.
W?a al D0 tnoro lr ne ever camo
Pack aBa,n' Bls and I,tUo' " bad t
ranBpolrte1 :h,s ,ea8eI and canvasees
from p,ttce to ,aca tor " week
or more and his departure-was to be
regarded as a financial calamity.
Lesllo, perhaps In the desire to bo
alone with his reflections, sat .forward
with the chauffeur, and paid little or
" uucu uj uiu uuuuuuy imreon b com
ments on tho vllo condition of all vil
lage thoroughfares, New York city in
cluded.
l'And you painted those wretched
little boys instead of tho beautiful
things that nature provides for us out
"EnchanUnol" Said H, Almost Too
Loudly.
here, Mr. Booth?" Sara waa saying
to tno artist beside her.
"Of course I managed to get a bit
of nature, even at that," said he, with
a smile. "Boya ore jjretty close to
earth, yon know. To be perfectly hon
est I did It in order to get away from
the eminently beautiful but unnatural
things I'm required to paint at homo."
I suppose we will Bee you at tho
Wmnrtflii ni- fhia - .
I'm coming out to paint Leslie's
sister In June, I believe. And that
reminds mo, I came upon an uncom
monly pretty girl not far from your
place the other day and yesterday,
as well Bomo one I've met before, un
less I'm vastly mistaken. I wonder
if you know your neighbors well
enough by sight at least to venture
a good gueBS as to who I mean."
(To bo Continued)
PRICETOWN
June, 1, 1014.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Boush had as
their guests Sunday, Clyde Montgom
ery, of Mowrystown, Miss Lyda Mob
erly, of near Danville, Misses Mary
C STWE
I" MM UUim OUtUH!
innr nnrf urn n uhnirn.
Mrs. Isaiah Shaffer of South Lib-
erty, spent Sunday with Frank Gib1, r
' and family, and Iwas accompanied
home by her mother, Mrs. Glbler.
Mr. and Mrs. Charley Barr spent
Sunday with ITheodore McLaughlin
and family near Danville.
Aunt Nancy Cochran entertained
Mr. and Mrs.Theodore Shaffer, Mr.
and Mrs. Willie Turner, Jesse Coch
ran and family. Miss Mary Barr, Mrs,
Eliza Belle Laffertyjand Dewey War
man, Sunday evening.
Mr. and Mrs.;Will Carroll, of Wood
vllle, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Landess, Mrs.
Elllo Puckett and daugnter, Miss Ger
trude, of Blanchester, spent Saturday
and Sunday with J. C. Landess and
family.
... .... . , , .
' Mr. and ;Mrs. O. A. Landess and
daughter, Mildred, of Hlllsboro, and
Mr. ana Mrs. JN. r. Lanaess, or Dan
ville, were guests of Willie McLaugh
lin and familylSunday.
Miss Mary Buss, of;Hlllsboro, Is vis
iting relatives here.
A large crowd attended the Decora-
tlon Day services Saturday afternoon.
The Prlcetown orchestra furnished
excellent music and Boy Ilaynes de
livered an eloquent address.
Mr. and Mrs, Frank Bamsey, of Cln-
cinnau, are vjsumg ner motner, Mrs.
MargaretFarls.
Mr. and Mrs. Alpheus Cochran and
Mrs. Bessie-iEoush and son, Virgil,
were guests -of 'Orland Cochran and
famny Saturday
Kev- Weill will preach here next
Sunday mornlngland night.
Mrs. Sarah'Perry, Mrs. Gelina Cus-
tBr and n n irarU and enn. TCmll
have returned to their homes at Mar
ion, Ind., and J. C. Farls at Danville,
111.
1 C C. Boush and family, and Miss
Lilly Tedrlck, of Hlllsboro, visited
relatives here Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. James Cochran, of
Mlddletown, are visiting George Ted
rlck and wife and Ora M or k man and
fauilly.
- Born to Ozro Barker and wife June
1, a boy.
Worth Gossett and wife, of Hlllsboro,
are visiting relatives here.
i The restlval drew a largo crowd Sat
urday night. The proceeds amounted
' to 851.00.
The original antirabies virus first
used by Pasteur in Paris in 1880 never
has been lost and has been used In the
prt paration of all antirabies vaccine
Blnce that time,
Mrs- Crabshawllaven't I taught
JOuto put things in their right places?
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a"erwards.-Judge.
nearlvO 000 electric vehl-
clKta wintry.
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sai&yi1 "i milium., fei
Notice of Appointment.
Estate of Ellsha Heavers, deceased.
Jos. A. 13 cavers and Carey Heavers have
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Dated ttols Htb'day ol May A. D. 1CM
J. O. WoitLBr,
adv Probate Judge pf said County.
Teachers' Examination.
The Highland couDtv Uoard ol School Ex-
?i5l!ne?,?erby ?lTes st llce that examina
tions of Applicants of Certificate a will take
PiMpf tUe Wastidgion school DuIldlnR.
Unisboro. on the fltst Saturday of every
. Jaite.rson examinations will be held on the
atuaVofy AprU an1 0n the au
.8Jcs.(;rlbed b '? the fce -or teachers
examinations will be" 60 cents, while, for
Patterson examinations no fce Is charged.
O. A. Tbneh, Sinking Spring. Pres.
adv W. O. Vance, Hltlsboro, Vice Pres.
H. D. Qaluktt, Lynchburg, Seo
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Agent, Hillsboro,:0. L. G. Paul, D
P. A., Chllllcothe.
RAINSBORO.
June 1, 1914.
Harry Dewitt spent a few days the
last of the week in' Cincinnati.
Miss Leona Shrlver is visiting rela
tives in Williamsburg.
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the guest of home folks here over Sun
day.
A daughter was born to Carf Hill
and wife last Thursday.
Miss Blanche Dewitt will entertain
the Gleaners next Saturday night, t
G. L. Garrett and Mrs. Elizabeth
Garrett, of Hillsboro, and Miss Nell
Garrett, of St. Paul, Minn., were the
guests of V. B. Garrett and wire, Sun
day. Howard Hodge and wife spent Sun
day with friends at Fruitdale.
Llndley Carter, who has been at
tending school in Kentucky is home
for the vacation.
Bev. Shriver attended a ministerial
meeting at Batavla last Tuesday and
Wednesday.
Homer Garrett and wife, of Wash
ington, C. H., were visiting relatives
here the last of the week and looking
after the interests of their farm.
J. A. Beaver and son, John, spent
Sunday in Cincinnati.
Misses OUle West and blanche De
witt were guests of Fran: Haywood
and wife, at Marshall, Sunday.
Jordan Ladd and wife and Geo. Free
and wife, took dinner Sunday at the
home of Isaac Dodds, at Bridges, and
attended the W. .0. T. U. meeting
there In the afternoon.
Miss Grace Glenn, of Columbus, was
tlie guest of her mother here over
Sunday.
The Happy Hustlers were enter
tained by Miss Helen Hodge last Fri
day afternoon and held their annual
election. The new officers are: Pres.,
Mabel. Ferneau; Vice-Pres.j Gracj
Watts; Sec'y., Madge Cameron; Treas.
Kathryne Barrett.
J, B. Davis and wife attended the
W. C. T. D. meeting at Bridges, Sun
day afternoon.
Dogs attacked a large flock of sheep
belonging to John Watts last Tuesday
night and killed several.
The M. E. Sunday school Is arrang
ing to observe Children's Day on the
second Sunday of this month.
The Aid Society held their annual
election last Thursday afternoon. -The
officers for the coming year are: Pres,,
Josephine Saras; Vice Pres., Clara
Browning, Susan Boads; Seo'y., Flor
ence WInegar, Asst. Sec'y., Anna
Ladd; Treas., Jessie Hixson. The
next meeting will be at the homo of
Mrs. Eliza Warntz.
Bladder irritations, kidney troubles,
dull headaches, weariness, pain In back
and sides, all show the kidneys need to
be toned up, strengthened, their regu
lar action restored. Foley Kidney
Pills will do it surely and quickly.
They give good health, freedom from
pain, a return of appetlto and sound
sleep, Try them. adv
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