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Friday, October 11, Ifcs
Ruth Rltcbey, had Va oufjat. Jew
friend, KloV"e Nixon, visiting her last
week, and I lclded to entertain for
"That wlltbe delightful, Luclle,"
said Ruth, wkia I spoko to her about
It "What kind of an affair will you
"Ob, just a nice party," I answered.
"You must bo sure to keep Friday eve
ning for mo."
I was juat making out my Invitation
list when Arthur Knight phoned mc
that ho had theater tickets for Friday
evening and asked If 1 could go.
"Yes, Indeed, I could go," I answer
ed. Thon I told him that I was giving
a party for Elolse Nixon Saturday eve
ning. Not having sent out my Invltn
tlontf, It was, of course, a very easy
matter to chongo tbo dato of ray
party. I was rather glad to have It
a day later so that mother and Coutfn
Faunlo would liavo a llttlo nioro Umo
to do the necessary baking, for Phad
determined to savo a caterer's bill by
having simple, homemade refresh
Father talked to mo qulto seriously
at tho beginning of this year about try
Ing to avoid cxtrayaganco, so I Intend
to cut down expenses In every way 1
can. I told mother that I know good
coffco, salad, rolls, cako and Ico cream
would bo as acceptable to my guests
as a moro elaborate supper served by
a caterer, and she said with a sigh
that she supposed It would
Mother has a dreadful habit of sigh
lng. Somotlmes it gots on my nerves
awfully, but I always try to be pa
tient with my dear mother.
Friday" I went down Jpwn to get
fresh pair of whlto gloves and a now
hair ornament to wear to the tlica
tcr. I met Iluth and Miss Nixon in
"Why," asked Ruth, laughingly,
"aren't you at home getting ready for
"Oh, the party Is coming on nicely,'
"well, you must be a good man
ager, Ladle," she said. "Now, If
were giving a party tonight I should
be at home running from one room to
another seeing about everything."
"But, you know, It's not tonight,'
"Why, Luclle, you told us distinct
ly that the party was to be here Frl
day night," Insisted Ruth.
"Well, at first I did Intond to have
It toalghti" I explained, "but some-
thlnrcamo up that made It Inconvcnl
nt, so I sent out tho Invitations for
r4 tomorrow-nights-1 thought, of course,
"You didn't notify us," Ruth de
"Dear mo, didn't 1? How heedless
of met You know, Ruth, when one
Is In such -a society whirl as I am all
the time ono will occasionally forget
somo little thing. You must for
giro me. dear."
Ruth looked almost sour as I parted
with them and hurried on. Her friend'
face wore an amusing expression
mystification, she being evidently
girl of small social experience.
Saturday evening,, when Ruth and
her' friend camo Into tho drawing
room and saw tbo card table, Ruth
asked: "You're not going to have
bridge, are you?"
"Yes, of course," I replied.
"Elolse doesn't May bridge," an
aounoed Ruth, solemnly.
"Doesn't play bridge! Surely Ruth
Is Joking," I said, turning to Miss
"No, I don't play," she answered,
"Rut It doesn't matter at all. I can
watch the games."
"I'm very .aorry Indeed that you
don't play," I said. "It never occurred
50 me that thore was anyone In so-'
clety nowadays who didn't know
bridge. You will certainly have to
Other guests began to arrive, and
in a few momenta every one ex
cept Miss Nixon was deep In bridge.
She wandered about among the tables
a little, looking so lost and forlorn
that I was really glad when she start.
ed to read a magazine.
When all the guests but she and
Miss Nixon had gone Ruth drew me
aslde.and said: 4u may Interest you
to knew that Elolae and I were in
vlted to the theater tonight and that
we, had to withdraw our acceptance
when we learned .that your party was
to be this evening. I didn't tell, you
when I saw ypu yesterday, because I
taouakt It might make you uneesuort'
able. Rut I now tWnk you ought to
"know It if
' "If you 'ha only told rat yesterday
athat ju 'wr Jo.1 have, bridge, ElelM
tmlcktjiave -been seared this extressejy
Bar evening. . Of course, I'm greatly
r ebilfed to you for entertaining In 'her
I was so aatemiaked at this rude out
burst of sarcMs that I Made no reply,
Indeed. I showle pesFet aavlas; takes
. ,r ttie AreuMe, to doaaytWaaVfor Ruth
Tu w. .Mtit party: which wM'reaUy'.dU-
la WL lis i ibit T
"Papa." began Dobby,,.atter dinner,
does If. cost very touch "to build n
His father laid down the newspaper
he was reading and considered the
"It depends, of course, on how big
a house you want to ouna ana now
deep your purse Is," he said at length.
"Are you thinking of building a
"I've been thinking about how much
It costs," Dobby said. "And I wonder
ed. There's so many winders and
doors and things. Of course, parlor
winders cost moro'n cellar winders,
cause they're made of better glass.
Now, Jimmy, he says somo parlor
winders cost $2, but then Jimmy a!
ways puts prices up awful high, dec,
I wlsht It wouldn't rain such n lot.
Wc don't hardly get outdoors any."
"It's rather hard on baseball and
picnics, Isn't It?"
"well, we nln't bad any plans ror
picnics yet, hardly, nilly sayB our
room nt school oughter get up one,
but he begins talking picnics soon's
Christmas is over. Nelllo Foster's had
ono all thought out long ago, but It
ain't fair to get up ono that way.
"I ain't In a awful hurry for any
ptcnlcs long's It's so wot. It's baseball
that I'm looking for. I'd llko to know
how anybody could run In all tho
mud, less'n ho was a fish. It was
baseball started me thinking about
houses an' things llko that."
"I suppose your Idea was to build
a grandstand to protect tho basoball
fans. Is that It?" asked tho father.
"N-not exnetly," Hobby acknowl
edged. "'You .sec, we don't got any
fans 'cept fellers that don't want to
sit. down. They get so excited thy
lust lump up and down, on' run all
around. Jimmy bo's a swell player
this year. Wo was playing yesterday
and this morning beforo It started in
to rain In the same dinged old way."
"Hold onl That's no way to 'talk."
"Why, 'dinged' Isn't bad. You Just
ouchter hear that feller from over on
Aunt Mary's street Qoe, that's going
somo, the way he talks."
"I don't like that sort of boy, my
"Ob, well, bo ain't so bad," Dobby
said, hastily. "He don't say 'em, you
know. Ho just knows 'em and keeps
still. Only ho told somo worda to us
tellers wunst and thoy're worse than
'dinged.' He's a swell player, only be
gets sore when tho fellers butt In.
You see, the fellers get soN excited
they pick up tbo ball and throw It In
when they nln't on the team at -ell,
and It makes htm awful ubre. I don't
blamo him, do you?"
"No, I should think not Thoy have
no business to touch tho ball."
"Well, he mado mo crazy talking
about houses. It was him started me
and Jimmy talking and ho said houses
often cost moro'n a thousand dollars,
lie said you divide up a thousand dol
lars Into winders and doors and you'd
And a door cost a heap. Ho sold there
was about twenty winders in this
house. Is thore?"
"I don't think I ever counted them,
You might count them some day, Just
for fun." ' ,
"Well, anyhow, he Bald ho could
count 'em ..from whero be waa and be
bet each winder upstairs cost 14 and
a cellar winder'-cost at least 12. I
ain't 'ever heard anything so foolish,
."It was perhaps a rattier nigh esti
mate Some day when we are over ul
the glazier's we might ask nlra Just
out of curiosity bow much one pf out
windows cost A cellar window, foi
"I thought maybe we might go ovei
that way this evening if It stopped
raining," Bobby said hopefully. "You
ain't had a lot of walking today, have
"Not a great deal."
"Dllly says burglars always, get In
tnrough cellar winders. Do tneyi
"Not any oftener than through othet
"Onco would be often for me," Dob
by sighed, "nails go through wlnden
awful often, I think."
"So a ball went through one, did lt1
I hnne It wasn't where the boy would
.'get himself, into, serious trouble,"
"No, sir, That's tne nice part snout
It," Bobby said cheerfully. "It wai
our window. It went through, Just at
easy, this morning."
I "Our window? Did the boy feel sor,
ry? I suppose he offered tQ pay?"
'Tmwell, I'm offering now," Hobbj
stammered.' "It was me." Calcagc
ThevFoaniath Head of Life
Is The Stqmacb
A bms'wIn has a weak and Impaired stomach and who docs net
properly'dhjett hit food will toon find that hit blood tat becotno
weak and Impoverished, and that hit whole body it Improperly and
Tbo maiden aunt had come to call.
It wast very early for callers, but Mrs.
Marsh knew that the maiden aunt
needed kelp, so she left the. baklngj
and went to her cheerfully. Tne aunt,
looxca quite worn oui, ana very near
ly distracted. But what can you ex
pect when a person without previous
experience steps In and tries to take
care of four healthy children for six
weeks? The aunt had been thero only
two weeks, but such weeks i
"What is the reason," said tho aunt
almost tearfully, "that yours aro so
good, and mine aro so bad? Why, do
you know, tho twins were actually
fighting this morning, and Edith Is so
horrid and selfish. Sho won't let Ed
na touch a thing, and Edna cries when
nothing at all is the matter." ,
"Can't you give them something to
do?" nsked Mrs. Marsh.
"But what?" said the maiden aunt
"Oh! anything, ulf thoy suggest any
thing, let them do It It you posslbly
can. If not, you suggest something.
If your invention runs out, you might
look out of tho window, and sco what
mlno nro doing."
Oho beckoned tho aunt to a window.
A hum of busy voices nroso from tho
"Why, they're wnshlng."
"Yes, it's tho doll clothes, and tho
boys, not to. bo behindhand, aro wash
Ing their baseball suits."
"But they will get their clothes soil
"Yes, they're bound to do that In
any case. They have on their rom
pers and gingham aprons, so it won't
matter. Aftor the wnshlng is dry,
thero will be the Ironing, so you seo
Oiey will bo busy alt day." ,
"I'm going right home, and ask,
mlno It they- want to wash things." ,
d.Thcy will want to. And then to
niorrow if you can't think of anything,
you might' telephone over, and find
out what we nro doing."
Dr. PIERCE'S COLDCn MCOieXL DISS OVERT
makea tlte ato&ach strong, $rotit'Xee tho, tier.' ott
litatlve iHleea, reaioroa the lojt apjotltc, makes
maalmllatlok vertict, tavlorHca 'lio tvir nrd
parltlca and enrlchca the bloo Ia the Uroti bloetftmoUer,
tUahtbufUcr and rsatoratlvf Ten o tonic, it make J .ten
alrotti in body, ostlvn Itt 1 Ind -rd cool In lud&craent.
it a pure, ."lycerio cxf.-ict of American medical roots.
0 Herman Renkcn is nbout com
pleting 'an elegant new home on
ha lot nt tho we it end of Main
street. This will ba on 3 o.' the
ntost complete homes in Sweet
Springs when finished. It is n
model of convenience. The
postottlce has n new safe which
will 'bo used to kszp stamps and
other papers and books. And It
will bo used whssn the govern
ment establishes n post.il raving .
bank here. It Is n beauty and " - -
substantial addition to tho ofli:c j,aii the misfortune to have a part htm tho best wishes of many friend
equipment Lawson Chap;l oI one finger slfccd off. Mr. ho has made while here Rustler.
sold hlH 12J aero farm to R. E. Brooks was working oast of Oil-
n. .111. f An a . It . m
nmiin ior.eow pur ncrc. air. v-nuji- um nt tho time and ha"! to go
absolutely free from alcohol and all injurious, habit-forming" .rugt. All it
ingredients are printed on ill wrapped. !t hat no relationship with secret
nottrumt. Its every ingredient it endorsed by the leaders In all the tchoolt of
medicine. Don't accept a secret nostrum at a substitute for this time-proven
remedy oi shown composition. Ask yous Numinous. They mutt know or
many cures made hv it during past 40 retire, right in your own neighborhood,
World't Ditpcnsnry Medical Association, Dr. R. V. Pierce, Pres., Buffalo, N. Y.
pel got In tho trade the Smith prorl t0 slater tor medical treatment.-
orty'at tho west end of Lexington Qlobo.
avenue. He had formerly purchas
cd rthe Judgo At. F. Prlgmorc . , , . ..
dwelling on Mulberry atreet and 11 Looks Like a Crime
i-lll tmake that his Jiome. to separate -a boy from a box of
I.oula Hartmin was in Tuesday and Uucklen's Arnica Salve. Ills plmp-
The Danger After Grip
lies often In a run-down system.
Weakness, nervousness, lack of
nppctltc, energy and ambltion,wlth
disordered liver and kidneys often
follow an attack of thU wretched
disease. The greatest need then is-
,uuuuuiiiin ... ...,.j ...... ......... , urease rne greatest necu menu
lad bills printed advertising th,e les, bolls, scratches, knocks, sprains uim,. Bitters, the glorious tonic.
sale of the personal property of
his father's cstato of whl?h he Is
the 'administrator. The sale will
be held nt the farm cast of town
on Saturday, Oat. 12, IB 3. Herald.
Almost a Miracle
One of the most startling citing
cs ever scon In any man, accord
ing to W. B. Holsslaw, Clarendon,
Tex., was effected years ago In
his .brother. "Ho had such a dread
and bruises demand it, and Its
quick relief for burns, scalds, or
cuts Is his right. Keep it handy
for boysi also girls. Heals every
thing beatable and docs it quick.
Uncqunled for piles. Only 25 cents
nt P. II. Franklin's.
J. 'W. Rlssler hns trnded his liv
ery atablo and rolling stock to
Tom Mnrkhnm for tho lattcrs
farm of 140 ncres, 4 miles north
blood purifier nnd regulator or
stomach, liver nnd kidneys. Thous
ands have proved that thoy won"
derfully strengthen the nerves,
build up tho system and restore
to health nnd good spirits after an
nttack of grip. It suffering, try
them. Only 50 cents. Sold and
perfect satisfaction guaranteed by
P. II. Franklin.
ful cough," ho writes, "tlint nil our 0( sweet Springs. Mr. Mnrkhnm
family tnougnt no was going into KCt possession October 10. Mr.
Wndo and wife arvJ
and, wife drove over
consumption, but he began to use nisslcr lias retained his home and Sweet Springs Wednesday to visit
Tho aunt departed with hope In her ""f famU,y " scd,
bearing. Her young charges agreed
to the wash-day program with tho en
thusiasm of children who have been
repressed for two weeks. She took
off the pretty clothes In which she
had been keeping them, and searched
out tho despised rompers. Then tho
children, with arms full of doll clothes,
went out to the back lawn and wash
ed themselves Into a state of quiet
good nature. Tbo dinner hour was
absolutely peaceful. JPho aunt took
them upstairs afterward nnd told
them stories. Then It was time for
the bath and 'bed
Tho next day a cautions Inquiry
Dr. King's Now Discovery, nntl wll continue to reside in Houston
was completely cured, by ten, hot-.in.-Houstoninn.
lies. Now ho Is sound nnd well - -
1 C1 1 O 1 - Dn. MMnB.
tills n T ,,. .t, l,. t,-nn .i,
wonderful remedy for Coughs nnd ,ni,;U(iner of tIlc SIatcr NcW8 for
rv1,l u'ltii itvpnllnnr rAii!t'' If' . ....
several months Informs us that
he has disposed of his interest in
that paper to his former partner,
M. L. Francis, nnd will accept a
position in the Civil Service or
locate in Denver, Colo.. Mr. Lowe
is a very competent printer,
Colds with excellent results.'' It's
quick, safe, reliable and guaran
teed. Price 60 cents nnd $1.00. A
trlnl bottle free at P. H. Franklins.
nt the homo of Chirlsy Polndcx
tcr, whose son, Roy, Is qulto
sick of typhoid fever but Is re
ported to be some better. We
printed bills last week for S J.
Gibson announcing that he will
sell nt public auction at hli 'arm
miles west of Arrow Rock and
2 1-2 miles south of Hardcmin, on
Thursday, October 10, his person
al property. Statesman.
A trado wna consummated Sat
urday 'between F. K. McDinleland
O. F. Cunnlngliam whereby the
latter becomes tho proprietor of
the grocery ntore tho former hns
been conducting ns a part of his
Vffiltyfr itliifwi Wyv,arajh Wi
i ' '''mh'K- VJ'.?tfV- M K2fc!ki . wxlTta; Jtoowm. 4Cr, Brooks .of 'Max-
aa "Week from North Salem', 'Mb,,
rwhero ho had been n tow days to
r' 1.1. ...i. 1.
iBorn to Mr. nnd Mrs. W. E.DIclc-
.erson at their home near Spring-
hill, Kns., Friday, Septomber 20,
1912, n daughter. News.
ChlleVen Versus Church.
, la a strong article. In Suburban, Llf
MssMUe, Martaset woeaward .rapt
tae preeeat-day woman and shows kow
the aacleat' and honorable calling o
beese-maklnc u.eelBs; neglected by'th
saaaera woeaan.: An an example, sb
cites the followlnf:."AcroBs'the atree
jt aew'f attUly a'as saqved. In, conststlnf
etl father, Mether, and' several arntl'
i,chHdra.( .ThiM. cn Wren are. aHewe
aets of . lawleiHweM ia aJo4aliyard
lTrTteATlsijjByj, irata. aelibbor
. wsosemY.H k reeeivea aoonaiiea w
awaerr aaoMnea SBS'eia.'iiet canon
what lMr.e.lil!d4fn yeee-,Wf.'; yfa
sn.wltyslh;ll aet lek;after ihesi
aba.V04tTtA.iP .aaleaisas;,: chureh u
CaBh Dennrtment store the past
went over tfio telephone, "What to-1 year. "An Invoice was 'taken Moni
day?" I tiny nnd Mr Cunningham took pos
"They're working In their gardens," cession of the store Tuesday. Ho
waa tho answer. IV'IU continue the business nt the
"Children, have you any gardens?" Bnme Wlll Mul'ln, son
satd the aunt of w Mulllrw of east of town,
Tbey had had some, but Investlga-I d,rf al DcSMoIne3, Iowa, Thurs
tlon showed Uiat they had disappeared u,( lat week of tuberculosis,
under the onslaught of the weeds. The. .", J , . . . . .
aunt who was really a clever person.The rcmaln were brought hero
clothed the reclaiming work In tbc"fr burial, arriving Sunday even
gulse of a battlo against Insidious draJng. Funeral nervlces were held
gone that wanted t eat up tho lovely .Sunday afternoon and. tho burial
flower maddens. With their little tools took place nt the cemetery of Shll-
and watering pots tbo children worked 0x church. D. L. Dobbins of
with, a will. When a plot was nlcely,amam lWaR here Saturday nnd
cleaned the aunt transplanted Bomei8unday ,or. a ahort v,st wth rela
blooming petunlus from the mother bk ' fl M d Jo, j
garden. The petunias stood tbe trans ..,,, i,.t ,
xuanUnr nicely. They were tooUilckl"-.'" "H,"r'
4 In, tbe garden anyway, and bctldea the
children now bad Immediate results
to show for their work. '
The next day's Inquiry showed that
Mrs. Marsh's children wero playing
milkman with a tub of water and all
the measuring cups In the house,
"You'll find that children will play
anything that allows them to splash In
tbe water." said Mrs. Marsh. "For
this you'd better put on their bathing
"This can bo a lesson In mathemat
les, too," said tho aunt as she gave
them gill, pint, quart, and gallon meat'
On the succeeding days there were
trips to the woods, playing In bathing
suits under the garden hose, n day ol
Indian camp in. tho back yard, rainy
days when they rearranged their post
card albums, strung beads, and used
water color paints, they gathered up
their despised blocks and laid out anJ
artistic village on tho sand pile, they
organised a .telepbono system In the
back, yard, a"nd gave a circus with tha
aid of the dogs and cats of. the neigh'
The remaining Jour weeks slipped
away quickly and happily, and th
children's parents returned, Great
was their wonder, and many were the
compliments the aunt received upon
"Whyl"'Bald the mother, "they're
heartbroken to have you go, and they
do aqthlnc but talk of the '.delightful
times you had together, I never
thought you eoula manage children sfl
wall; I was, really afraid that you
-would' fairly .hate each ether by'tbi
Ume l gcVbnck." ' - ' J
, ;Tae auBt-vrtltea Mrs. Mart Deters
! she went .away. . 8he .thanked ber,
'qiite'extravsfaiitly. MIt was you who
saved; fee from tgaetta4ewa defeat,"
iW'sM.f-AJMvI, lvV eae'r5l4
snetto that Laan jsla W earry with
ne''r,i4are'.'twe' It Is .'CHtb the
cnitren sHsveaiac ae., Metaers
good citizen, and will take with, Marshall Republican $1.00
40 head of 2-year-old Mules
Will be sold at
Saturday, Oct. 12,
at 1 o'clock, p. m.
Robert Evans Mule Barn,
Puts End to Bad Habit
' Things ne.ver look bright to one
with "the blues." Ten to one the
trouble la n sluggish liver, lining
the system with bilious pohon.that
Dr. King's Now Life Pills would
expel. Try them. Let tho Joy of
bettor feelings end the blues."
Beat for stomach, liver and kld
h'eyfl. 25c nt P. II. Franklins.
"It would have saved me
a day's trip and the fare
if I had telephoned."
Ae Joe Kelly was returning
home from tho Slater Fair last
Saturday night, his horse stum
bled nnd, fell with him near tho
Dr, Miller farm. Ho was found
lying In an unconscious condi
tion by parties going to the Se
dalla fair and was. picked up nnd
taken to H. O. Duncan's resi
dence. Dr. Miller was summoned
and after a time Mr. Kelly re- .
ViYcL His condition ia not ser
ious and we hope to see him out
in a tew days. Mrs. Hlum and
daughter, MUs Emma, of New
Frankfort, left thia week for an ex
tended visit to friends and rela
tives In Lacrosse, Wisconsin. .
Idttr Summers' children are suf-
lerlng fronvan attack of typhoid
fever. All are aald to be Improv-
'it1! TW A T. Vlll. U irlHnv mnft I
loaV.treatment. Mr and Mrs,
. Jf! . . II I
u. T. tiler leii tor inetr noma in i
gt. Matthews, Kentucky, Sunday, t
after apendlHg several weeks' with,
nonie' folk, Mr. and Mrs. W. H;V
Brow. rMr, Brooks .of 'Mar-
k a'Sv1 11 - . .l a na . a . V 1
ee,Qi tne .men 01, me shock ,i
Said a traveling; salesman the other
day. "I would have known that my
customer was out of town until to
morrow and I could have spent the.
day in another place calling: on
other customers.. Me for the Long
Distance hereafter." :
"Use Long Distance"
MISSOURI & KANSAS