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WANTED SOMETHING SOLID.
Woman Tries ReaFnol With Excellent
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The Genevieve Whose Husband
Was a Non-Husband
The James I am going to tell you
About this week, wan a non husband
by rsnture, You know, there are hus
bands who are husbands by nature,
and others who are non-husbands
Well, this Jamie was a non-husband
and what that Is I hope I shall hero
James had been unmarried for a
considerable number of years after
he had reached marriageable a;e.
You see, he was harnessed to the
chariot of the press for a sufficient
number of hours every day. But right
T'" '.A ,r'S
So They Were Married and Lived
In the midst of thinpa, he went cast
one year ou hla vacation ever so
far to the cast, whence he had orig
inally come. He looked upon the
pretty, unspoiled girls In his native
village with a llt-up look In bl3 eye,
one pretty girl looked at him and he
So was bIic, though the did not
think fo at the time.
It takes a natural non husband to
fall recklessly in love. Tho other
fort of man stays eugaged indefinite
ly without uttering a complaint. Why,
I know a man but never mind him
now, The natural non-husband
plunges, wa3 what I started to say.
lie wants his happiness right away.
Perhaps he instinctively foels that
that's the the only way ho ever will
Anyway, this man fell headlong in
to those two wells of beauty, his Gene
vieve's blue eyes. Genevieve thought
him wonderful. So ho was, but la
(piito another way.
Sho blushed and smiled, tucked her
pretty head down on his shoulder,
&ud whispered the one little wordo'
dnams. Ko they were married and
lived happy hum!
Genevieve went to the city with her
James and they rented a dear little
Hat on the north side.
"James, will you try to be homo to
dinner tonight? I want to go to tho
theater." Well, what do you think of
that? And he a morning newspaper
"Why, James, you always did before
we were married!"
"Yes, sweetheart, but then I was on
vacation. Now I have my own little
w lllo, and so 1 must make good all the
more for her sake."
"James, I wan so lonely today!
Can't you get home a little earlier to
Well, James will try. Hut that night
James is sent Into tho faraways Bft
cr a most important story. He bids
a tenuous farewell over the quiver
ing wire. Tho office likes to send
.Tames after big stories. James is a
When he does get homo his soul ia
glad bocauso he has put over a Cne:
large scoop for the paper. He wants
to tell little Genevieve about it. Lit
tle Genevieve says, "Yes. Yes. But
didn't you nilsa me awfully?"
And James waken up to the horrid
truth that, after the first, he had not
missed Genevieve a bit It was not
his wedding tour. He was out on as
Now, don't you ever think that lit
tie, simple Genevieve doesn't know
that something is wrong. She caunot
tell what, at first. But tho sweet, do
mestic maid has gone and married
a perfectly good non-husband. But
she Is game is Genevieve, and she is
a well-bred girl. She is not Jealous
of any woman on earth. Sho has ut
ter confidence that James loves her.
But oh, how deadly Jealous Bhe is
of his work!
"Your mind is on that horrid office
even when you are at home. Why
can't you get into some civilized, busi
ness bo you can spend your evenings
with your wife?"
"Why. you knew I was a newspaper
man when you married met You said
wbut great work it must be," Bays
' '"i j v Yin-!
Yet when James, who. though a non-
husband, 1h not slily, think this over,
he recognizes that elio could not know.
In her own town, the only town Bha
ever lived In, men came home from
business at six o'clock and took their
wives to prayer meeting afterwards,
or to the Ladles' Aid chicken pie sup
per, or Just eat around the evening
lamp like you read about.
That was the life Genevieve had
pictured for her and James. But
James never saw the evening lamp.
The buzx-a: of the great arc lights for
Then tho baby came, a boy and the
pride of James' heart. A con hus
band may surprise you by being a
Ilia day off now became tho occa
sion, to Genevieve's husband, when
he nik'ht see Babyklns put to bed.
Babykins, unrolled from his little
duds, had bo many dimples!
One evening, just when these pro
ceedings were at tbeir highest point
of excitement and Genevieve was won
dering if James would ever tako his
eyes off Babykins long enough to see
Daby kin's mother, something broke
out In the hall of tho apartment house
Just outside their door.
It bubbled with swears and shrieks.
cracked with a pistol shot or two, and
toward it James' face Etralned as the
Iron to the magnet. The negro Janitor
flashed past the door, as he opened
it Just a black streak and down the
hall James found a girl, the janitor's
"girl," gory and unpleasant, revolver
in hand, and a wound hidden away
somewhere In the mysteries and
getting rather soppy. Sho had gona
after the janitor in a Jealous fury,
fired at him and then turned the pis
tol on herself.
Nobody killed, but a snappy little
Ptory because of the high standing of
the apartment house. James at once
'phoned it to his paper.
Then, "I've left Genevieve rather
long, perhaps she's worried," whis
pered James to his conscience. And,
"Worried?" hissed his conscience to
Genevieve was worse than worried.
She was packing. She said that such
occurrences were calculated to be of
"Genevieve Wa Worse Than Worried
She Was Packing."
the greatest disadvantage to baby.
She said that a man who would run
after a "fight" and lcavo his wife in
no one knew what danger this time
she did not mention the baby
James was troubled. He had that
sense of having to do his work which
he had tried to explain and make
clear to his wife. But Eho had always
said, "My! aren't you glad to get homo
Genevieve went home te mother
and stayed there. So did Babykins.
No more evenings once a week when
his dimples were unrolled out of his
After six months of that, James
went out and bought a weekly puper
la a suburban town. It is very true that
very few natural non-husbands would
have done this. But some non-husband
are born fathers.
"Genevieve doesn't know news," he
sighs, "but the kid will learn the
And the kid resembles his mother.
(Copyrlelit, by Associated Literary 1'ross.)
Lota of Hunting.
Tho .talk had turned upon hunting,
and by and by one of the adult visit
ors, noting Jamie's rapt and eager
look, remarked cheerily:
"Well, sonny, I don't suppose
you've had a chance to do much hunt
"Not many kind, but lota of It,"
explained Jamie. "I've never huut
ed bears or lions, but I've hunted
grannie's spectacles 'most all over the
"I tako pleasure in testifying to the
most excellent remilts from tho ubo of
Keslnol, both ointment and aonp. I
had been troubled for four or five
years with a very disfiguring eruption
on my face, and Heslnol litis helped it
so much. MIS3 OPAL. LILLKY,
"Camp Creek, W. Va."
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felons end seres. It cannot Irritate
the most delicate skin. It does not
contain a particle of lead or mercury,
or ether poison. It la as harmless
and as easy to apply as cold cream.
Reslnol Ointment Is put up in screw
top opal containers, retailing at fifty
cents and a dollar.
Ileslnol 3oap similarly medicated,
Is In many respects the finest toilet
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Jt is delightfully refreshing and is
thoroughly antiseptic. It prevents
blackheads, pimples and many other
skin troubles, and for shampooing and
cleansing the scalp there is nothing
better. It is especially recommended
for children and Infants, for its con
tinuous uee will keep them exempt
from many of the common pkln trou
bles. It is pleasant, refreshing, sooth
ing and preventive. The Reslnol pre
parations are sold by all druggists and
dealers In fine' toilet articles.
Ileslnol Chemical Co., Baltimore, Md.
Wlfey You're always intimating
that woman has too much Idle curi
osity. Hubby Idle curiosity! Idle! Non
sense. It's the most active thing about
Worries of Rich Women.
After receiving requests from beg
ging letter writers for sums amount
ing in all to f22,000,000, Mrs. K. II.
Harriman of New York, the widow of
the railway magnate, has appealed to
the bureau of municipal research to
superintend her mendicant mail and to
assist her In wisely dispensing charity.
She is not alone in discovering her
Belt tli target of innumerable profes
sional begging letter writers. Miss
Helen Gould has received in the last
twelve months 00,000 such letters
containing requests for sums amount
ing to $2,000,000. Wedding rings and
offers of marriage from poverty
stricken correspondents are a daily
feature of Miss Gould's mall.
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The Heights of Song.
Miss Mary Garden, at a supper in
New York that preceded her depar
ture for Europe, praised a new tenor.
"He Is one of those tenors," said
Miss Garden, "who have to Ehut their
eyes when they sing."
"Why so?" asked young million
aire. "Because," she replied, smiling, "he
goes so high it makes him dizzy."
I have lived long enough to w ait for
misfortunes till they come without an
ticipating them. Sydney Smith.
Airynort You aaked mo to taie
you up in my bnjioon; now you want
to go down. Do you want the earth?
Nervlss You've guessed it. That's
Just what I do want.
HUBBY QUICK TO SEE POINT
Most Married Men Will Understand
Just Why That Particular Hat
Was So Becoming.
Mrs. Jonvs came , downstairs one
evening, after dinner, and displayed
herself to her husband, embellished
with the result of her all-day skirmish
ing in the milliners' shops.
"John," she asked, "how do you like
this hnt on me?"
"Oh, I don't know," he answered.
"Have you bought It?"
"No, not exactly. I brought it home
on approval. I intend to take either
this or another one, which Is five dol
lars more than this, but I thought "
"Say, Florence." he Interrupted,
"that's the moFt becoming hat I ever
saw you have on. Telephone to them
first thing in the morning that you'll
take It, so as to make sure they'll not
sell It to anybody else." Youth's Com
IltMH An r 1 1 a n h. ,
"About two months ago my hands
started to crack open and bleed, the
skin would scale off, and the good
flesh would burn and itch dreadfully.
When .my hands first started to get
sore, there w ere small blisters like wa
ter blisters which formed. They
Itched dreadfully, it just seemed as
though I could tear the skin all off. I
would scratch them and the skin would
peel off, and the flesh would be all
red and crack open and bleed. It wor
ried me very much, as I bad never
had anything the matter with my Fkln.
I was so afraid I would have to give
up my employment.
"My doctor said he didn't think it
would amount to anything. But it kept
getting worse. Ono day I saw a piece
in one of the papers about a lady who
had the same trouble with her hands.
She had used Cuticura Soap and OlDt
nient and was cured. I decided to try
them, and my hands were all healed
before I had used one cake of Cuti
cura Ointment. I am truly thankful
for the good results from the Cuticura
Soap and Clntment, for thanks to them
I w as cured, and did not have Xp lose
a day from work. I have had no re
turn of the skin trouble." (Signed)
Mrs. Mary E. Brelg, 2522 Brown
Street, Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 12, 1911.
Although Cuticura Soap and Oint
ment are sold everywhere, a sample
of each, with 32-page book, will bo
mailed free on application to "Cuti
cura," Dept. 6 K, Boston-
Taking No Chances.
"They say that people, through as
sociation, grow to look like each
"Then I must decline to be engaged
to you, Mr. Wombat, even for a
couple of weeks."
Not Much of a Water User.
Hewitt Gruet spends money like
Jewett I thought you sa'd he spent
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bend Jo s'.atup for IW tampion of uij Tory ebolo
el Odd BtitHit4 Blnhdaj, KLowr n4 Mittto
Post Cards; bwniMfu! oolora anil LuTelloj dMlgni.
Axl lJutl L.rU Club. 7M Jcon Si., TvtLA,
Young people should reverence their
parents when at home, strangers w hen
abroad, and themselves when alone
and at all times. Masslllon.
Rheumatitm, Nniral(;i and Pore Throt
Trill not live under tame reof with
Hamlint Wizard Oil. the world's bent
liumieut for the relief of 11 pm.
Always strive to practice what you
preach, but do not stop preaching If
you sometimes fall. S. Eldon.
The friends of humanity will de
precate want whatever it may ap
Km. Wlnlow' fioothinir Bymp for Children
tealblnjr. oflti Ilia irmna. rrJu.i luAaiiuik
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We live by admiration, hope, and
Lewii' Single Binder giv a ma what
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And a lazy man will take any kind
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uely, grLuiy, grey hair. to "LA
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