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By Martha Bellinger
(Oupj right, lull, Tha UobbfMorrlll Uumpanjr)
Continued on page 7 j
ho, at tho stngo where ho was men-
loned now and then in tno mcrary
Journals. But Jim stuck to snooa
and kept tho family on a fair tldo ol
Once, In tho years of Jim's appren
ticeship to life, thero camo over him
fit of Boul-slckness that nearly
proved his ruin.
"I can't stand this," ho wrote to
flrVleck Van Camp; "It's too hard and
idiafand sordid for any man that's
gt a soul. It isn't tho grind I mind,
Jthough that Is bar enough; it Is tha
''Commercial Idea that eats Into a
Oman's innards. He forgets there ar
'things that money can't buy, and In
Ibis heart ho grows contemptuous ol
lanythlng to bo had 'without money
and without price.' Ho can't help it
If ho Is thinking of trade nlne-tenth
of tho time, his mind gets sot that
Iway. I'm ready any minuto to Jump
Itha fence, llko father's old colt up
on the farm. I'm not a snob, but 1
recognize now that there was soma
treason for all our old Hambleton an
cestors being so finicky about trade.
"Do you remember how we used to
talk, when wo were kiddles, about
keeping our Ideals? "Well, I believe
I'm "bankrupt, Aleck, in my account
with Ideals. I don't want to howl, and
these remarks don't go with anybody
else, but I can Bay to you, I want them
Aleck did as a kiddle should do,
jwrltlng much advice on long sheets ol
paper, and illustrating his point?
richly, like a good Scotchman, with
scientific Instances. A month or two
later ho contrived to havo work to
do In Boston, so that he could go out
to Lynn and look up Jimmy's case.
Ho oven devised a euro by creating,
in his mind, an office in tho biological
.world which was to bo offered to
James on the ground that science
needed Just his abilities and training.
But when Aleck arrived in Lynn ho
found that Jim, in some fashion or
other, had found a euro for himself.
vHewas deeper than ever In the busl-
nts, and yet, in some spiritual sense,
hebad found himself. Ho had cap-
ltured his, Ideal again and yoked It to
! duty which is a great feat.
After twelve years of ferocious la
bor, With no vacations to speak of,
James mind took a turn for the worse.
Physically he was as sound as a bell,
though of lath-like thinness; but an
effervescing in his blood lured his
mind away from the Btudy of lasts and
accounts and Parisian models and
sent It careering, like Satan, up and
down the earth. Romance, which had
been drugged during the transition
from youth to manhood, awoke and
coaxed for Its rights, and whlspored
temptingly In an ear not yot dulled to
its voice. Freedom, open spaces,
laughter, the fresh sweep of the wind,
the high buccaneering piracy of llfo
and Joy these things beglamoured
So one day ho locked his desk with
a final click. Tho business was in
good shape. It is but Justice to say
that if it had not been, Romance had
dangled her luring wisp o' light In
vain. Several of his new schemes had
worked out well, his subordinates
"were of one mind with him, trade was
flourishing. Ho felt ho could afford
a little spin.
Jlmsy's radiating fancies focussed
OTeH The Kidneys Are
Weakened by (toer-Work.
Uahcalthy Kidneys Make Impure Blood.
Weak and unhealthy kidneys are re
sponsible for much sickness andsuffering,
trouble is permitted to
continue, serious re
sults are most likely
to follow. Your other
organs may need at
tention. but your kid
neys most, because-
they do most and
should have attention
first. Therefore, when
yur kidneys are weak or out of order,
you can unuersianu now quicsiy your cu
tire body is affected and how every organ
c.mii in fall to do its dutv.
If you are sick or " feel badly," begin
taking the great kidney remedy, JJr,
KHnier'8 Swamp-Root. A trial will con--vince
you of its, great merit.
The mild and immediate effect of
SwMiB-Root. the ereat kidney and
bladder remedy, ia soon realized. It
stands the highest because its remarkable
health restoring properties have been
Kyen in thousands of the most distress
cases. If you need a medicine you
ahould have the best.
Sold by druggists in
iity-ceut and one-dollar
sizes. You may
have a sample bottle
by mail free, also a
pamphlet telling you nowia-wr-i'-Up
to find out u you have kidney or
adder trouble. Mention this paper
.hen writing to Dr. Kilmer & Co.,
Biugbamtou, N. v. uon't maicc any mis
take, but remember the name, Swamp
Root, M don't l;t a tkater sell you
something i place of Swamp-Root -if
j., i do you will b disappointed,
tnems.. , ., ... mm, on mo vision of
a trig llttlo sail-boat, "a Jug of wlno,
a loaf of bread" In tho cabin, with
possibly a book of verses underneath
tho bow, or more suitably, In the
shadow of the sail; and Aleck Van
Camp and himself astir in tho rigging
or plunging together from tho gun
walo for an early swim. "And boforo
I get off, I'll hear a slngor that can
sing," ho declared.
Ho telegraphed Aleck, who was by
this tlmo running down thb eyelid of
the squid, to meet him nt his club in
Now York. Then ho mado short work
with tho family, Experience had
taught him that an attack from am
bush was most successful.
"Look hero, Edith" this was at tho
breakfast-tablo tho very morning of
his departuro. Edith was sixteen, tho
tallest girl In the academy, almost
ready for collego and reckoned quite
n queen in her world "You be good
and do my chores for mo while I'm
away, and I'll bring you homo a duke.
Tako caro of mother's bronchitis, and
keep tho houso straight. I'm going on
"All right, Jim" Edith could al
ways bo counted on to catch tho ball
"go ahead and havo a bully tlmo
and don't drown yourself. I'll drive
tho team straight to water, mother
and dad and tho whole outfit, trust
Considering the occasion and the
correctness of tho sentiments, Jim
forboro, for once, from making tho
dally suggestion that sho chasten her
language. By tho tlmo the family ap
peared, Jim had laid out a rigid
course of action for MIbs Edith, who
roso to the occasion like a soldier.
"Mother'll miss you, of course, but
Jack and Harold" two of Edith's ad
mirers "Jack and Harold can coma
around every day stout arm to lean
upon, that sort of thing. You know
mother can't bo a bit. Jolly without
plenty of men about, and since Sue
became engaged she really doesn't
count The boys will think they are 1
running things, of -course, but they II
seo my Iron hand In the velvet 8lov
-you can throw a blue chip on that, I
-imuy. ;3-'; "I I that lay over the listening people
Dorothy Snoll and I vowed, when we ' ,hrntm1 fn tl, m(,morv
wished each other'sirlngs on Oh, well
brothers don't count"
And so, amid the farewells of a ten-,
der Protesting family, ho got off
uuvuiB r,uuu m .... u..uo, v u.i- w,
There was a telegram In Now York
saying that Aleck Van Camp would
join mm in inreo uays, u.o mw,.
Hambleton disliked the club and left
It, although his first intention had
been to put up thoro. He picked out
a modest, up-town hot,ol, new to him,
for no other reason than that it had
a pretty name, Tho Larue. Then ha
began to consider detallB.
The day after his arrival "was occu
pied in making arrangements for his
boat. Ho put Into this matter the
same painstaking buoyancy that he
had put Into a dull business -for
twelve years. Ho changed his plans
halt a dozen times, and exceeded them
wholly in tho size and equpment of
tne nmo vessel, ana in " J186-
quent expense; but he Justified him
self, as men will, by a dozen good
reasons. Tho trig little sail-boat
turned out to be a respectable yacht,
steam, at that. Sho was called the
Sea Gull. Neat ln the beam, stanch
ln tho bows, rigged for coasting and
provided with a decent living outfit,
she was "good enough for any gentle-
man." In the opinion of the agent who
rented her. Jim was ha)f ashamed at
giving up the more robust scheme of
lit L f .. I. o. A. -n.I 1 Al nl hn
sailing nis own uoai. yhu ..wn.i uu
some vague and expansive Bplrjt
moved him to see, as he said.
"what it would be llko to go as far and
as fast as we please. While they
wero about it. they would dall on soma
cousins at Bar Harbor and get good
fun out of it.
Tho idea of his holiday grow as ho
played with It. As his spin took on
a more complicated character, nla
zest rose. He went forth on Sunday
feeling as If some vital change was
Impending. His little cruise loomed
up large, important, epochal. Hf
laughed at himself and thought, with
hlB customary optimism, that a vaca
tion was worth waiting twelve years
for, if waiting endowed it with such
a flavor. Jim knew that Aleck would
relish the spin, too. Aleck's nature
was that of a grind tempered with
sportlness. Jim sat down Sunday
morning and wrote out tho whole pro
gram for Aleck's endorsement, sent
the letter by special delivery and went
out to reconnolter. '
Tho era of Sunday orchestral con
certs bad beRunxbm that day, to Jlm'B
regret, the slnger'was-not a contralto.
"Dramatic Soprano" was on the pro
gram; a new namo, .quite unknown to
Jim. His interest ln the soloist
waned, but the orchestra was enough.
He thanked Heaven that he was past
the primitive stage of thinking any
single voice more Interesting than the
assemblage of Instrument known as
Hambleton found a place in the dim
vaBtness of the hall, and sank into his
seat in a mood of vivid anticipation.
The instruments twanged, tho audi
ence gathered, and at last the music
began. Its first effect was to rouse
Hambleton to a sharp attention to de
tailsthe director, the people In tho
orchestra, the people ln the boxes;
and then he settled down, thinking
his thoughts. Tha past, the future,
life and its moaning, love and Us
power, tho long, long thoughts of
youth and ambition and desire came
flocking to hlB brain. Tho noblo con
fluence of sound that is music worked
upon him Its immemorial miracle; his
heart softened, his imagination glowed,
Ills spirit 'stirred. Tlmo was lost to
hm and oaKth.
Tho orchestra cca&ed, but Hamble
ton did not heed tho commotion about
Are You 0
I The !
Woman's Tonic I
mm. ino pauso ana tno rresn ue
Llnnlni. rP llrt afflntTCt OndWOlV Aitl
- -ver,0 Afl
h t a8Somblage.
And th , the zono of sIIcnC0
of tho strings thero roso a llttlo
annt Trt TTfitnlilfilnn clftlnr nh-
, ,. tobh oa ., ., ' ,.., f h,ph
alvaniM hlm lnto fo had suddenly
been con,pietcd. Hosatup. TIlO Sing
or's lips were slightly parted, and her
voice at first was no more than tho
half.yo,ce of a flutei sweet, gentle, be-
gulng Tfc wag borne upwar(1 on tha
crest of tho melody, fuller and fuller.
jas on a flooding tide.
"Free of my pain, free of my burden of
At last I shall see thee"
There was freedom In the voice, and
the sense of space, of wind on tho wa
ters, of life and the love of life.
.Tlmsy was n soft-hearted fellow. Ho
never know what happened to him;
but after uncounted minutes ho
seemed to bo choUlng, wliilo tno or-
lloqtP nni1 t1lo nponi0 in boxes and
fhQ s,nger herself swam ln a nazy
d,gtance He shook WmsoIf( calle(1
somebody ho know very woll an Idiot,
and laughed aloud ln his joy; but his
laugh did not matter, for it was
drowned In tho roar of applauso that
reached tho roof.
Jim did not applaud. Ho went out
doors to think about It; and after a
tlmo ho found, to his surprise, that
ho could recall not only tho song, but
the singer, quite distinctly. It waB a
laI1 won,anly flguref and a falr bright
faCQ tramca nbumiantly with dark
h , and Uj0 cast mtlo hurnorou8
twlt(jh to her Hps An )Cr namo waa
0f courBOi B,1C can s,ng. but lt
,sn,t ,,ko hav,ng UlQ rea, thlnK.tIgn.t
a u Ba,d JlnJ8y ungratefuiiy and
Just fro hab,t
ThQ day.fl eXperenco meA his
'thoughts and quieted his restlessness.
Ho awaItod Aeck wIth cntlro pa.
t,enco jronday morning ho spent ln
.,,, - i111EinoBa nffnim n.
curing, among other things, several
hundred dollars, which ho put ln his
money-belt. About the middle of tho
afternoon he left his hotel, engaged
taxtcab and started for Riverside.
Tho late summer day was fine, with
tho afternoon hazo settling over river
and town. He watched tho procession
of carriages, the horseback riders, tho
peoplo afoot, tho children playing on
the grass, with a feeling of comrade
ship. Was ho not also tasting free
dom n lord of the earth? His gaze
traveled out to tho river, with tho
glimmer here and thoro of a tug-boat,
a llttlo steamer, or tho white sail of
a pleasure craft. The blood of somo
seagoing ancestqr stirred in hla veins,
and ho thrilled at the thought of the
days to come when hlB prow should
be headed offshore.
The taxlcab had Its limitations, and
Hambleton suddenly became impa
tient of Its monotonous slithering
along the firm road. Telling the driv
er to follow him, he descended and
crossed to where Cathedral Parkway
switches off. He walked briskly, feol
Ing the tonlo of the sea air, and circled
the cathedral, 'where workmen were
lounging away after their day's toll.
The unfinished edifice loomed up like
a giant skeleton of some prehistoric
era, and through its mighty open
arches and buttresses Jim saw fleecy
clouds scudding across the western
sky. A stone saint, muffled ln burlajp,
had Just ben swung up Into his
windy niche, but had not yet discard
ed his robes of the world. Hamblo
ton was regarding tho shapeless fig
ure with mild interest, wondering
which saint of the calendar could Iqok
so grotesque, when a sound drew bis
attention sharply to earth, It was a
small sound, but thero was some
thing strango about It. It was start
ling as a flash ln a summer sky.
Besides the workmen, thoro waa no
living tblnsr In stent nn Uie nlllsld
GUARDS W00DR0W WILSON
Richard Jprvls, better known as
Dick," Is the secret service operative
who Is now guarding Woodrow Wil
son, tho president-elect.
except niB own taxicaD. swinging
slowly up the avenue at that moment,
and a covered motorcar getting up
speed a square away. Even as the
car approached, Hambleton decided
that tho strango sound had proceed
'd from Its ambushed tonneau; and It
was, surely, a human volco of distress.
Ho stepped forward to the curb. The
car was upon him, then lumbered
heavily and swiftly past. But on the
'nstant of Its passing there appeared,
beneath tho lifted curtain and quite
nenr his own face, tho face of tho
singer of yesterday; and from palo,
agonized lips, as If with dying breath,
she cried, "Help, help!"
Hambleton knew her Instantly, al
though the dark abundance of her hair
was almost lost beneath hat and flow
ing veil, and tho bright, humorous ex
pression was blotted out by fear. Ho
stood for a moment rooted to the curb,
watching the dark mass of the car as
it swaved down the hill. Then he
beckoned Bharply to hla driver, met
the taxlcab half way. and pointed to
the disappearing machine.
"Quick! Can you overtake it?"
"I'd like nothing better than to run
down one o' them Dook machines!"
said the driver.
To be continued
Can't look well, eat well, or feel well
with impure blood. Keep the blood
pure with Burdock lllood Hitters. Eat
simply, take exercise, keep clean, and
good health is pretty sure! to follow.
$1.00 a bottle. Advertisement.
BIO DEMAND FOR BRICKS.
Whltosburg, Ky, Tho brick plant ol
the Consolidation Coal company, at
McRoberU, the now Industrial city on
Wrights Fork, ha3 Increased its out
put to 50,000 bricks a, day, and is still
barely nblo to supply tho vast build
ing operations in tho now city. A Y,
M. 0. A. building is woll under way,
a largo Btoro building will soon bo
completed, while hundreds of dwell
itiRfl are fiolug up. Passenger and
'relght servlco over tho Lexington &
Castorn will begin November 23.
yHii'-flNNL -'' 'vV
." BP rw
Buy Land and Make Money
uuv easiest way to make money is to buy land in Hreokcnridge
comity. Western land Im-j hud it- dny. Old Kentucky is tho ideal
spot in nil tins country for climate, for good crops, for good living,
for good peoplo, and good, long life. Breckinridge county 1ms bettor
and cheaper facilities for reaching the markets two railroads and
tho Ohio river. Tho people are prosperous and land is cheap. Now
is your time to buy. L'lntf has advanced from 25 to 50, per cent in
the last ten years. In another ton yours, land will leap another 50
per cent. Get in now while the start is cheap.
Clip out this entire advertisement, check the numbers tint inter
est you, write your name and a Llress and wo will keep you in touch
with our bargains.
Wanted Small Farms
Wo havo a number ufinq lines fur small farms from 50 to 100
acres, improved. If 3011 have a small farm well unproved, good lovel
land, list it with us and we wnl do
No. I. A Fine Home Farm
163 Acres. 3 mtles from It vitiRtuii.un rural
route Oood framo dwelling; o routut and
veramli; rooU burn 30oui J-room u-imiu
house: 1J7 acres under uluw; 100 notes crass;
5 acres ln timber; well watered. eUiern una
ponds. 3d to L0 buslivU corn and l)l pounds
tobacco to acre. Hood clover laud lays wavy
to level location Ideal and lu one. oC the
best uelKhborhooas In the county. Trice
31,200: 4,c.i9li Terms on o.itnuce
300 ncres 3 miles from railroad,
near Sample; one mile from school
Nn 3 Oood Stock I-arm. 155 acres; woll
nv. j improved dwelling; stock barn.
Grows wheat, tobacco, corn, clover, at.d
K'oss. 1 miles from Irvlmuon, on rural
routo. This land Is a llttlo rolling' but docs
not wash. Price rhjht. Jno. I). Itabbaie,
Nn A Heauttftilly located ono mile from
itiV. iiHvetown. 100 acres practically
all level land, uulmproveu; Rood 'encliiR.
Ideal spot for dairy farm. Price reasonable.
Write Jnp. I) HAbbago, Cloverport, K'y.
Mr 'I lW acres located near Uukes.Han
ii. v tock county; l!0 acres under plow
78 acres timber ; well w utered ; plenty of fruit;
U room dwelling; barn 40x(X); 40 acres level,
rest rolling, Uaod lima for tabacco. corn.
wneat ana clover. It Is a bargain at II, 800.
jjQOcasli, balance easy payments
125 acres 1 mile South of Ilockvale.
good level land. 4 rnnm ilwr.lllni-
tenant house and necessary outbuildings,
school house and church ln 3J0 yards. Price
Jn 7 "I acres. 3 miles from Kirk, dm oil.
.. ll? 1V4 htory 0 rooms an" porch,
good well, small tenant house, good barn and
i lid stabk. kihiiI orch ird
Two tracts 100 acres In ono and
124 acres In the other; 1'JI imnw l,,.
cated 3 iiillo from llardlusburg; loo acres 3
miles Irom Harncd; M mllo of Kings wood
n O '50 acres; located on Henderson
l,u' Koute, 1 mllo east of Lodlburg;
14u acres, a miles trom Ouston.
3 mtlciN frnin Irvltit-t.mi f wnll
witercd: lavs well: tood vounir orchard :eood
timber ;on rural routo; school house few yards
fro t) house: Improvements; good four room
dwelling with kitchen on back porch: two
gooa birns; btrnand tenent homo and cis
tern back lu the Held; me it and hen house;
wood shed; will sell on easy payments; plenty
otsua.il I fruit. Further particulars ai'iress
Ino I). Ilahbage, Cloverport, Ky.
H. E. ROYALTY
Cumb. I'honc 18. Residence Sliellman House
Hardinsburg, ::: Kentucky
Office Over Farmers Bank
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whnt wonders tho Cumberland Telephono works
for him. Jlo will reply:
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2 Gets tho best prices ' 5 Helps tho housewife
3 Brings supplies G Increases profits
, 7 Pays for itsolf over and ovor
Seven cardinal reasons why YOU should be interested and send
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Contributions To The Cloverport
Jeff Hambleton, Henderson, S 5.00
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Jno. D. Babbage
,0 acres In pasture. 60 In timber: (Ivo-room
dwelling, goou barn and out-buildlngs; well
Price Jl, WW.
waieieu; iimu-siuno land.
Mn fl 150 Acres two miles from Hard
1,u' xyj lnshurg;7-room dwulllng;2 barns
SOtCS and 4-xC0; 2 tenant houses; good lovel
land grows corn, tobacco, wheat and gras.
Prlcu J,750, Id ind near this sold recently fo
$10 tho acre
ISJn I t '-- uercs, good and lovel land.
I1"' good barn; all land cleared, well
located; 3 miles from Irvlngton. Price 13,300
ISIn I 9 -w acres lying In a valloy; &
MV,i , room dwolllngand hall; Stunnnt
houses, largo tobacco barn; 2K miles South
of Kirk. H mile from (cuool.Avell watered, S
springs near barn; on Kurul Route.
Nn I "? 1J5 acres 1 mile Kast of (Jlon
iw. a v Dean; good, strong lliuo stone,
soil, watered by wells and springs, on good
county road, near good school and churches.
wow tooacco nam cot il,W, 3 stock barns.
(K)d tenant huuses. line iMnrnr unil irriisa
and. Price $0,100.
Mn t A 135 acres located 1 mllo north of
ITU. It MeQuady. Prlcee.',OiX). H cash
balanco ln yearly payments.
Nr I '-"JO acres 4H miles from Hardlns-i-j.
i j burg, county seat: woll Improv
ed; one of tho best farms ln the county. Prlca
IMn f ( ,r'9 Acres near Huras, Dwelling;
-j. mj barn 20ji20; Jog stable. 20 acres
level, rest rolling; soil sandy loam underlaid
with clay; woll watered Price $050.
Nn t 7 P0 acres well Improved land, ono
MU' ' mllo from MeQuady; all lovel,
good shape. Excellent neighborhood. Kino
tobacco and corn land: well watered.
Nn IS -MAcres.one mllo from Warned:
vj. i u wun improved; plenty of good
mater; 2 stock barns SOUW and SiixIS. Two
story dw oiling, and tenant house. Prlco
R9 (inn ,,or 60 acres four mllesjwostof
4J,UUU Qlendeano, 3 miles from branch
railroad; till fresh land; 100 acres In cultiva
tion; 50 acres ln grass; will produce tho best
corn, wheat and tobacco lu nelghlorhood;
plenty lasting water, woll r.t door of dwell
ing; log dwelling, Z rooms and side room
good stable; 3 tobacco barns; 3 tenant house.
Pienty of good timber for farm purpo&mi
good land to clear. Price JJ.000 H cash.
The News Right Now
:: Cloverport, Ky.
Teltfhene No. 46.