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THE ARGUS, SATURDAY. FEIUIUAHYn 15, 1908.
Bu STEWART EDWARD WHITE
And SAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
COPYRIGHT. 1907. BY McCLURE. PHILLIPS Cc CO.
Synopxln of TreredinK Chapters.
CHAPTER I. The officers of the
Unitud States ship Wolverine, cruising
in the ruciile, arc mystilled by a
Htrangre rmlianee which appears sud
denly on th- lace of tlie sea and van
ishes as suddenly. The ollieers discuss
the strange disappearance, tft'o years
previously, of the schooner Iaujjhin5
Iiss, chartered by Dr. Sjchernierhorii,
ClIAPTKK II. The Wolverine picks
tip the IiuKhiu Laps, with everything
shipshape save that there is no living
t'MAI'TKIl III. Knsln Eilwunls is
sent aboard the Laughing Lass with a
C'HAI'T Kit IV. The Wolverine sees
the strantre liwlit iiKain. In a volcanic
mist the Laughing Ijiss drifts away
and Is found an a in with no one on
board and her boats untouched.
C'l l. l'TICU V. A second prize crew
Is sent aboard the schooner. The mys
terious lisht is seen uicaiii, and the
Wolverine discovers a volcano in full
eruption. The Laughing Lass vanishes
CHAPTER VI The Wolverine picks
np a dory belonging to the I..aiigliing
Lass. It contains Ralph Slade, a jour
nalist known to have been with Scher
meiSorn, and the corpse of the Wolver
ine's bo's'n's mate, who had gone with
Kdwanls. Slade is in very bad condi
tion from fever, thirst and exhaustion.
CHATTER VII Slade recovers and
directs the Wolverine's course toward
the volcanic island, on which he de
clares a man named I (arrow is maroon
ed. Slade begins to tell his story to
tiie officers of the Wolverine.
CHATTER Mil Slades story. He
ships under the name Kagen, as mate
aboard the Laughing Lass, Captain Sel
over, commander, after the schooner
bad been engaged by Si hermerliorn for
two years, her destination being un
known. The doctor displays extraor
dinary care In taking aboard a heavy
brass hound chest.
1 1 A IT Kit IX. Slade makes the ac
quaintance of Handy Solomon, a pirati
cal looking seaman with a steel hook
In place of a right hand, and his four
mates. The crew show an unusual In
terest in a book on alchemy. The Laugh
ing IjMss leaves San Francisco.
CHATTER X. Slade discovers a col
- lection of arms in the captain's cabin.
Roth Captain Selover and Harrow,
Schcrmerhorn's assistant, are ignorant
of the schooner's destination.
CHATTER XI. The crew believes
that the doctor is in search of treas
ure. CHATTER XII. Captain Selover
overawes the crew. Slade and a negro
sailor overhear Scliermerhorn tell Har
row lie has the secret of the transmuta
tion of metals locked up in his brass
bound dust. The negro tells the crew.
Captain Selover is indifferent to the
men's plotting, but gives Slade a re
volver. CHATTER XIII. Landing is made on
ait uncharted island, with a volcano in
partial action. The wreck of the tinld
t a Horn is discovered. Harrow picks
out :i small valley in which he and the
professor are to stav.
CHATTERS XIV. and XV. A labora
tory, guarded by a stockade, is built
for the professor. The captain puts
tiie crew to work cleaning ship and
stripping the wreck in order to keep
them employed. After seven weeks
there is nothing left for them to do,
and lie becomes afraid of them.
. CHAPTER XVI.
O there I wa.-i at once deprived
of uiy thief support. Although
no danger seemed imminent,
nevertheless the necessity of
acting on juy own initiative and re
sponsibility oppressed me somewhat.
Truth to toll, after the first I was
more relieved than dismayed at the
captain's resolution to stay aboard.
Ilis drinking habit was growing on
hlnx, and a Hunt or ashore he was now
little more than a liguiehead. so that
my chief asset as far as lie was con
cerned was rather his reputation than
bis direct Influence. In contact with
the men I dreaded lest sooner or later
he do something to lessen or destroy
the awe In which they held him.
Of course Dr. Sohermerhoni had
been mistaken In his man. A real
captain of men would have risen to
circumstances wherever lie found
them. But who could have foretold?
Captain Selover had been a rascal al
ways, hut a successful and courageous
rascal. lie had run desperate chances,
dominated desperate crews. Who
could know that a crumble of Island
l(cach and six months ashore would
turn him Into what he had become?
Yet I believe such oases are not un
common In other walks of life. A
man and his work combine to mean
something, yet both may Ik? absolute
ly useless when separated. It was"
the weak link.
I put in some lime praying earnestly
that the ryes of tin? crew might be
blinded and that the doctor would
finish his experiments liofore the cal
dron could boil up again.
My first act as real comma n;le.r was
to announce holiday. My idea was
that the Island would keep the men
busy for awhile. Then I would as
sign them more work to do. They
proposed at once a tour into the in
terior. We started np the west coast. Aft
er three or four miles along a mesa
formation where often we had to cir
cle long detours to avoid the gullies
we came upon another short beach
find lieyond It a scries of ledges on
which basked several hundred seals.
They did not seem alarmed. In fact,
one old bull, scarred by many, battles,
made toward us.
We left bim, scaled the cliff and
turned up a broad, pleasant valley to
ward the interior.
There the later lava flow had been
deflected. All that showed of the
original eruption were occasional red
outcropping rocks. Soil and grass had
overlaid the mineral. Scattered trees
were planted throughout the flat.
Cacti and somitropieal bushes mingled
with brush on the rounded side bills.
A number of Drill iant birds fluttered at
Suddenly Handy Solomon, who was
In" advance, stopped and pointed to the
crest of the illi. A. file "of animal
noved along the sky line.
"Mutton," said he, "or the devll'a a
"Sheep!" cried Thrackles. "Where
did they come from?"
"Golden Horn." I suggested. "Re
member that wide, empty deck for
ward? They carried sheep there."
The men separated, Intending fresh
meat. The affair was ridiculous. These
sheep bad become wild as deer. Our
surrounding party with its silly bared
knives could only look after them
open mouthed as they skipped nimbly
between its members.
"Get a gun off the old man, Mr.
Eagen," suggested Pnlz, "and we'll
have something besides salt horse and
We continued. The Island was like
this as far as we went. When we
climbed a ridge we found ourselves
looking down on a spider web of other
valleys and canyons of the same na
ture." all diverging to broad downs
and a jump into the sea. nil converging
to the outworks that guarded the vol
cano with its canopy of vapor.
On our way home wo cut across the
higher country and the heads of the
canyons until we found ourselves look
ing down on uie valley and Dr. Scher
merhorn's camp. The steam from the
volcanic-blowholes swayed below us.
Through its rifts we saw the tops of
the buildings. Presently we made out
Percy Darrow. dressed in overalls, his
sleeves rolled Hack and carrying a re
tort. He walked, very preoccupied,
to one of the miniature craters, where
he knelt and went through some opera
tion indistinguishable at the distance.
I looked around to see my companions
staring at bim fascinated, their necks
craned out, their bodies drawn back
into hiding. In a moment ho had fin
ished and carried the retort carefully
iuto the laboratory. The men sighed
and stood erect, once more themselves.
As we turned away Perdosa voiced
what must have been in the minds of
"A man could climb down there,"
"Why should he want to?" I de
"Quien sabe?" shrugged he.
We turned In silence toward the
l(cach. Each brooded his thoughts.
The sight of that man dressed in over
alls, carrying on some mysterious busi
ness, brought home to eacli of us the
fact that our expedition hnd an oIh
ject as yet unknown 't to us." The
thought had of late dropped iuto th
background. l-'or my part 'I had been
so immersed in the adventure and the
labor and the insistent need of the
hour that I had forgotten why" I had
come. Dr. Schernierhorn's purpose
was as inscrutable to me as at first.
What had I accomplished?
The men. too, seemed struck with
some such idea. There were no yarns
about the catnpfire that night. Percy
Darrow did not appear, for which I
was sincerely sorry. His presence
might have created a diversion. For
some unknown reason all my old ap
prehensions, my sense of Impending
disaster, bad returned to me strength
ened. In the firelight the nigger's
sullen face looked sinister, Pulz's nerv
ous white countenance looked vicious.
j Thrackles' heavy, bulldog expression
i was threatening, Perdosa's Mexican
cast lit for knife work in the back.
!'And Handy Solomon, stretched out.
' leaning on his elbow, with his red
' beadsear, . his snaky hair, his hook
' nose, his restless eye and his glltter
I ing steel claw the glow wrote across
"his aura the names of Kidd, Morgan.
They sat smoking, staring into the
fire with mesmerized eyes. The sl
jlence got on my nerves. I arse im
patiently and walked down the pale
:beach, where tin? stars glimmered in
, splashes along the wettest sands. The
black silhouette of the hills against
' li .-t t. i.i... i . t . u . . t
i lie ciain ume ui uiu uiguL iiie
white of breakers athwart the Indis
tinct heave of. the ocean, a faint 'light
marking the position of the Laughing
Lass that was everything in the
world. I made out some object roll
ied about in the edge of the wash. At
!the cost of wet feet I rescued It It
was an empty brandy Jbottle.
-lIIE next day we continued our
I I explorations by land and sf
I I for a week after that 1
1 thought It best not to relin
quisb all authority, so I organized reg
iular expeditions and ordered their di
irection. The men did not object. It
was rfl good enough fun to them.
The net results were that we found
a resting place of sea birds too late
In the season for eggs a hot spring
near enough camp to be useful, and
that was about all. The sheep were
the only animals on the Island, al
though there were several sorts of
birds. In general the country was as
I have described it either volcanic or
overlaid with fertile earth. In any
case It was canyon and hill. We soon
grew tired of climbing aud turned our
attention to the sea.
i With the , surfboat we skirted the
coast. It was Impregnable except in
three places our own beaeb. that near
the Feal rookery and on the south side
of the Island. We landed at ench one
of these places. But returning clos
to tho, coast we uaniicncd. . .upon a
cave mouth, niore or less guarded by
an outlying rock.
The day was culm, so we ventured
In. At first I thought it-merely a
gorge bi the rock, but even while peer
ing for the end wall we slipped under
the archway and found ourselves In a
Our eyes were dazzled so we could
make out little at first But through
the still, clear water the light filtered
freely from below, showing the iwttom
as through a sea glass. We saw the
fish near the entrance and coral and
sea growths of marvelous vividness.
They waved slowly as in a draft of air.
The medium in which they floated was
absolutely invisible, for of course
there were no reflections from its sur
face. We seemed to be suspended In
midair, and only when the dipping
oars made rings could we realize that
anything sustained us.
Suddenly the place let loose in pan
demonium. The most fiendish cries,
groans, shrieks broke out, confusing
themselves so thoroughly with their
own echoes that the volume of sound
was continuous. Heavy splashes shook
the water. The boat rocked. The in
visible surface was broken into facets.
We shrank, terrified. From all about
us glowed hundreds of eyes like coals
of fire ou a level with us, above us,
almost over our heads. Two by two
the coals were extinguished.
Below us the bottom was clouded
with black figures darting rapidly like
a school of minnows beneath a boat.
They darkened the coral and the sands
and the glistening sea growths, only
the occullations and brfghtenings suc
ceeded each other much more swiftly.
Wo stared stupefied, our thinking
power blurred by the incessant whirl
of motion and noi.se.
Suddenly Thrackles laughed aloud.
"Seals!" he shouted thrdugh his
Our eyes were expanding to the twi
light. We could make out the arch ol
the room, its shelves and hollows and
niches. Lying on them we could dis
cern tho seals, hundreds and hundreds
of them, all staring at us, all barking
and bellowing. As we approached they
scrambled from their elevations and.
diving to the bottom, scurried to the
entrance of the cave.
We lay on our oars for ten minutes
Then silence fell. There persisted a
tiny drip, drip drip, from some point in
the darkness. It merely accentuated
the bush. Suddenly from far In the
interior of the hill there came a long,
hollow boo-o-om! It reverberated, roar
ing. The surge that bad lifted our
boat some minutes before thus reached
Its journey's end.
The chamber was very lofty. As we
rowed cautiously In it lost nothing ol
its height, Lut something in width. It
was marvelously colored, like all tho
volcanic rocks of this island. In addi
tion some chemical drip had throwi
across" its vividness long gauzy stream
ers of white. We rowed in as far as
the faintest daylight lasted us. The
occasional reverberating boom of the
surges seemed as distaut as ever.
This was beyond the seal rookery ou
the beach. Below, it we entered an
open cleft of some sk'.e to a not ho:
squarer cave. It was now high tide
The water extended a scant ten fath
o:rs to cud ou an Interior shale beae'u
The cave was a perfectly straight pas
t-age following the line of the cleft.
How far in it reached we .could not
determine, for it, too, was full of seals,
and after we had driven them back i;
hundred feet or sa their fiery eye.'
scared us out' We did not care to put
thorn at bay.
The next day I rowed out to the
Laughing Lass and got a rifle. 1
found the captain asleep in bis bunk
and did not disturb bim. Perdosa and
I, with infinite pains, tracked and
stalked the sheep, of which I killed,
one. We found the mutton excellent.
The hunting was difficult and tho
quarry as time went on more and more
suspicious, but henceforward-- we did
not lack for fresh" meat Further
more, we soon discovered that fine
trolling ,was to Ik? had outside tin
reef. We rigged a sail for the extra
dory and spent much of our time a'
the sport. I do not know the names
of the fish. . Tboy were very gamy.
Indeed, and ran-from five to an inde
terminate number of pounds in weight.
Above fifty pounds our light tackle
parted, so we had no means of know
ing how large they may have been.
Thus we snerrt verv nleasantlv the
greafer part two weeks. At the end
of that time I made up my mind thai
it would Ik? just as well to get back
to business. Accordingly I called Per
dosa and directed him to sort and clear
of rust the salvaged chain cable. He
refused flatly. I took a step toward
him. He. drew bis knife and backed
"Perdosa," said I firmly, "put up
"No," said he.
I pulled the saw barreled Colt's 4."
and raised it slowly to a level with
"Perdosa," I repeated, "drop that
The crisis had come, but my resolu
tlon was fully prepared for it 1
should not have cared greatly if I had
had to shoot the man, as I certainly
should have .done' bad he disobeyed.
There would then have, been one less
It Eats Up Rust.
6-54 will make an old, rusty
Stove, or Stove Pipe, look like new,
because it eats up rust. When you
setup your Stoves, this Fall, Klve
them a coat of 65-4; it is applied
like paint, will not rub off and
SHINES ITSELF. It also
For Sale by All Hardware Dealers.
to deal with la the Caul "accounting,
which strangely enough I now for a
moment never doubted would corne. 1
had not before aimed at a man's life,
so you can see to what tenstty the
baffling mystery bad strung me.
Perdosa hesitated a fraction of an
instant. I really think he might have
chanced It, but Handy Solomon, who
had been watching me closely, growl
ed at bim.
"Drop it, you fool!" he said.
IVrdosa let fall the knife.
"Now, get at that enbW I command
ed, still at white boat - 1 stood over
bim uutil be was well at work, then
turned back to set tasks for tho other
men. Handy Solomon mot mo half
way. "Begging your pardon, Mr. Eagen'
said be, "I want a word with yon." '
"I have nothing to say to you." 1
snapped, still excited.
"It ain't reasonable not to hear a
man's say," be advised in bis most
conciliatory manner. "I'm talking for
all of us." ;
He paused a moment, took my 6
fence for consent and went ahead.
"Begging your pardon, Mr. Eagen."
said he, "we ain't going to do any
more useless work. There ain't no
laziness about us, but we alu't "going
to be busy at nothing. A'l the camii
work and the baulin" and cuttin and
clcanhV 'and the rest of it we'll do
gladly. But we ain't goiu' to pound
any more cable, and you can kiss tho
book ou that."
"You mean to mutiny?" I asked.
He made a deprecatory gesture.
'Tut us aboard ship, sir, and lot us
hear the old man give his orders, and
you'll find no mutiny In us. But bore
ashore it's different. Did the old man
give orders to pound the cable?"
"I represent the captain," I stammer
He caught the evasion. "I thought
so. Well, if you got any kick on us,
please, sir, go get the old man. If he
says to our face pound cable, why
pound cable it is. Ain't that right,
They ' murmured something. Tordo
sa deliberately dropped his hammer
and joined the group. My hp.nd stray
ed again toward the sawed off Colt's 43.
"I wouldn't do that," said nandy
Solomon, almost kindly. "You couldn't
kill us all. And w'at good would it do?
"Pcrdnsa," mid I flnnft, "put vp thnt
I asks you that I can cut down a
chicken with my knife? at twenty feet
You must surely see, sir. that I could
have killed you too easy while you
were covering Pancho there. ThLs ain't
got to be a war, Mr. Eagan, just be
cause we don't want to work without
any sense to it."
There was more of the same sort. I
had plenty of time to see my dilemma.
Either I would have to abandon my
attempt to keep the men busy or I
would have to invoke the authority of
Captain Selover. To do the latter
would be to destroy it The master
had become' a stuffed figure, a bogy
with which to frighten, an empty blad
der that a prick would collapse. With
what grace I could muster I had to
"You'll have to have it your own
way, I suppose," I snapped.
Thrackles .grinned, and Pulz started
to say something, but Handy Solomon,
with a peremptory gesture and a black
scowl, stopped him short.
"Now, that's what I calls right prop
er and handsome!" he cried admiring
ly. "We reely had no right to expect
that, boys, us seamen from our first
officer! You can kiss the book on it
that very few crows have such kind
masters. Mr. Eagen has the right, and
we signed to it nil straight to work us
as he pleases, and w'at does he do?
Wbybe up and gives us a week shore
leave and then he gives us light
watches, and all the time our pay goes
on just the same. Now. that's w'at I
calls right proper and handsome con
duct or the devil a preacher, and 1
ventures with all respect to propose
three cheers for Mr. Eagen."
They gave them, grinning broadly.
The villain stood looking at me, a sar
donic gleam in the back of his eye.
Then he gave a little hitch to bis red
bead covering and sauntered away
humming between his teeth. I stood
watching bim, choked with rage and
Indecision. The humming broke into
" 'Oh. quarter: oh. quarter! the Jolly
Blow high, blow low, what care we!
But tho quarter that wo gave them was
to sink them in the sea,
Down on the coast of the high Bar-bare-e-.""
"TToro von swnh" he. cried to
Thrackles, "and you, Pancho, get some
wood, lively! Aud. Pulz, bring us a
pail of water. ; Doctor, let's have duff
to celebrate on."
The men fell, to work with alaj?rlty
iTo be Continued).
1) ill SKETCHES
Hy HCfBEHTXS LOVE.
A filibuster for
the good of his
C, ABIBAEDI was always a fill
buster, but he filibustered not
a in finest of loot or personal
power, but for the good of bis
own country. That Italy is today a
strong, united nation rather than a
group of petty principalities or depend
encies of other powers is due in very
large measure to tho Inborn filibuster
ing propensity of Giuseppe Garibaldi.
Here was a man with a mission, and
bo could not be kept down. For half a
century his soul was centered upon the
unification and liberation of Italy, and
for the greater part of that period he
was fighting for bis cause.
California grows a flower named the
garibaldi because it Is red. The fol
lowers of Garibaldi wore red as their
distinctive color of garb. The Gari
bnldian red shirt, famous in history,
stood for united Italy. It was the red
badge of liberty through unification-.
Garibaldi, who was a sailor's son and
given to roving, became identified ear
ly in life with MazzinI and other zealots
In the Young Italy movement. But the
methods of Garibaldi were not those of
Mazzinl, who was unable to compro
mise by accepting unification of the
Italian states under a monarch, so in
sistent was be forn republican govern
ment Garibaldi also was a republican,
but he was willing to accept a benevo
lent monarchy as a means to an end
the protection and development of the
Condemned to death for his part in
the earlier uprisings. Garibaldi escaped
to France and thence to South Ameri
ca, where be presently found oppor
tunity to continue bis career as a war
rior in opposition to tyranny. He
fought for the now republic of Uru
guay against the usurpation "of the Ar
gentine dictator. Then he made bis
way to tho V'nitod States, an exile from
home, earning his living as a maker of
candles and declining the honor of a
demonstration such as the Americans
gave Kossuth, the Hungarian patriot.
Back to Italy went Garibaldi when
tho time was ripe, raising band after
band of followers, conquering the Nea
politan provinces in the cause of unifi
cation and finally, absolute master of
Naples, relinquishing voluntarily to
King Victor Emmanuel his own sov
ereignty for tho good of Italy. There,
indeed, was a patriot with no price tag
attached to bis red shirt
WILD WEST FOR BOYS.
Vast Country Playgrounds Planned for
Great summer playgrounds In the
country for city children is the latest
philanthropy in which John D. Rocke
feller intends to use part of bis wealth,
aided by bis son-in-law, Harold Mc
Cormlck of Chicago. Captain Jack
Crawford, sometimes known as the
"poet scout" made the statement re
cently while in New York. He ought
to know, for he is to have direct
charge of the first playground to be
opened, a tract of wilderness in Mich
igan on Portage lake, about twelve
miles from the town of Manistee.
The plan provides not only for a
playground, but for a systematic super
vision of the boys summer play, which
will be largely along the lines of hunt
ing, trapping, woodcraft, swimming,
military exercises, target practice and
regular exercise in the old tricks of the
former wild and woolly west
Indians will lie employed, and against
them the boys will go on weekly expe
ditions. There will lie stagecoaches for
the boys to save from the attacks of
bandits, the outlaws being "other boys
of the vacation crowd. There will be
a typical old time frontier military
post, where the lads will learn the life
of the mounted service. Miniature des
erts will be provided, so that the boys
may learn another form of western
life. In fact, everything will be provid
ed to keep alive- the old ability of the
frontier days In the masculine Ameri
can breast and to make the boys as
capable as were their ancestors when
called upon in an emergency. The
"study period" will range from three
to thirteen weeks.
Within the next year two play wilds,
if not more, will be opened, tho one In
Michigan, which will be in operation
next ' summer, and another on a largo
tract in New Mexico or south western
Texas. The land ln.Mlchigari embraces
on the positive guarantee
that if it does not give satis
faction we . will , return the
entire amount of money paid
us for it. We mean 'this
and ask all those who are
sick and need strength to try
it with this understanding.
HARPER HOUSE PHARMACY. ,
Attend Bennett's Fvir Sale
THE ROCK ISLAND FURRIER.
almost 1.1GD acres. Captain Crawrora
claims the conception of this idea as
his own, though Rockefeller and Mc
Cormick moneys are to finance it in its
full development In speaking of it ho
It suggested itself to me In a talk I
had with George Gould on a steamer
coming back from England nearly twelve
years ago. Mr. Gould was lamenting
that much in the way of outdoor sports
of a healthy and spirit building character
was almost impossible in those days,
when the country was growing so popu
lous. I asked htm what he meant, and
he said he wished there was some fron
tier left to which he could send his
older boys, under suitable supervision,
where they could learn something of real
roughing it for a few weeks every year.
"It makes better men of boys," he con
tinued, "to learn something of the fron
tier life and of the things they TOU3t
kknow in order to stand Independent un
der such conditions."
I agreed heartily with him, but tho
Idea of creating an artificial frontier
didn't occur to mo until wo had reached
New York. Then George Gould had
started west on- an Inspection tour. I
Intended to present my idea to him if tho
chance ever came, but it never did.
I was delivering lectures at the Hamp
stead Chautauqua last August, and one
day John D. Rockefeller and Harold
McCormlck were among my auditors. I
met them after the leeturo and had a
particularly long conversation with Mc
Cormlck. in tho course of which I hap
pened to touch on my scheme for Amer
ican boys. He became interested, and
I elaborated it to him. Two days after
ward he sent for me and told me that
whatever money I needed for the plan he
and Mr. Rockefeller would furnish.
The plan in detail falls for the estab
lishment of many parks for the pur
pose of teaching the l(oys military life
and the old wild west methods. The
parks will lie as large as it is possible
to make them under local conditions.
The park in New Mexico, for example.
probably will cover thousands of acres
The sections will be restored to a wild
state. A small military post and a few
log cabins will be built here and there,
but otherwise no structures will mar
the grounds. The boys will sleep In
tents and be much in the open air.
The plan is botb philanthropic and
educational, but not so philanthropic
that the parks will not be expected to
pay for the actual expeusos of the
summer maneuvers. This latter phase
of the plan is one born of McCor
mlck's pot schemes to help to dissipate
the class feeling that he believes is
developing In the United States. Where
a boy applies for admittance to the
camp through bis parents it will lie as
certained whether he is in a position to
pay for his food and accommodations.
If bis parents are in such a position.
twice as much as may bo necessary to
keep him will be charged, and he will
be obliged to take another boy who
Is unable to pay his expenses as his
guest AMhat the- paying lwiy. will not
be taxed more than 50 or ?0O, for only
the actual cost of food and ammuni
tion will be put on the bill. All the
expenses of maintenance of grounds,
etc., will le provided out of the fund
given by the capitalists.
"The poor boy will Iiecome the rich
boy's tent mate and companion," says
MeCormiek, "and in the summer cam
paigns each will come to appreciate
the good qualities in the other. When
they grow np, better men because of
their summer training in thi open, rep
resentative persons in the ioorer and
wealthier classes will have a respect
for each other that they might not oth
erwise have." It is expected that sev
eral hundred boys from New York.
Cbicago and other cities, one-half poor
and one-half rich, will be accommodat
ed on the Michigan frontier next sum
Neglected Colds Threaten Life.
(Fronv the Chicago Tribune.)
" 'Don't trifle with a cold,' is good
advice for prudent men and women.
It may be vital In the case of a child.
Proper food, good ventilation, and dry,
warm clothing are the proper safe
guards against colds. If they are main
tained through the changeable weather
of autumn, winter and spring, the
chances of a surprise from ordinary
colds will be slight. But the ordinary
light cold will become seere if nee
lected, and a well established ripe
cold is to the germs of diphtheria what
honey is to the bee. The greatest
menace to child life .at this season of
the year is the neglected cold."
Whether it is a child or adult, the cold
flight or severe, the very best treat
ment that can be adopted is to give
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. It is
safe and sure. The great popularity
and immense gale of this preparation
has been attained by its remarkable
cures of thi ailment A cold never
results in pneumonia when it is given.
For sale by all druggists.
No flower could at all compare,
With this pretty lass so young and
Her step Is light her heart Is free,
Since taking Rocky Mountain T 2a.
Harper House pharmacy
DeWitt's Carbolized Witch Hazel
Salve is especially good for piles.
Sold by all druggists.
Every Stelion Hear the
In every street car, and
elsewhere, the best adver
tisement of the
is th hat itself. That name
in the hat you buy is a
guarantee of superiority,
and the hat will back it up.
We bare the Sietfon Soft and Derby
Hail in all the lalcit atylei.
Grand Hat Opening Saturday Knox,
Stetson and Hawcs Hats.
HARPER HOUSE BLOCK.
TO OUR BAKERY WILL SHOW
Jc, and other delicacies for the ta-
ble that will make you feci how
useless it is to fuss about bak
ing at home when you can buy
ours cheaper and just as good.
Visit us today and see how
tempting the bakery looks
you'll leave your order.
Call lis by phone and we will
deliver your order. .
YOU ARE WELCOME
to come to our shop at any time
and examine our new line of
fabrics for spring, whether you
wish to order your spring over
coat or suit , or not. We are al
ways pleased to see our patrons
and talk over new styles in
clothing. When you are ready
to order, we are ready for you.
E. F. DORN,
1812 Second Avenue.
. M rl, -ii l ft I la.