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T R APES j, I? i j COUNCIL 29
Ttmraday, February 9, 1911.
President Diaz' press agent must be
a distinct disappointment to Diaz.
Perhans nom ne ftTthe hmi will
rise up and ask Speaker Cannon to
tell him that Danville is not as black
as it is painted.
Cheerfulness of New Orleans under j
defeat is exemplary; in fact. It is more i
cheerful thin the people who wanted j
to go to the fair.
Mere physical bigness was probably
what John Hays Hammond had in i-
mind last night when he referred to
President Taft as the greatest as-set
of the republican party.
The Russian doctor who made a spe
cialty of killing th undesirable kin of
his clients might have done a much
larger business, but he probably re
garded it as unethical to advertise.
Senator Shelby M. Cullom devoted
most of his speech in the tt-na;e yes
yesterday anent the Lorimer scandal,
to repeated declarations that his own
elections had always been above sus
picion. Who said otherwise r
The Vermillion county grand jury
has refused to be hushed. It has start
ed the probe for the vote selling ras
cals in Joe Cannon's town. Danville
must be purged of Its iniquities, say
the Vermillion county grand jurors.
The venerable Illinois senator has
lost none of his shrewdness. He got
over the somewhat difficult task of ex
pressing himself on the Lorimer situ
ation to his colleagues in me upper
house of congress yesterday by de
fending his state, defending himself,
but not committing himself on Lari
mer. So whats' the use of worrying? Now
if you lived in Asia Minor, where wages
are very low, you might have a kick
coming. Carpenters get from 32 to
66 cents a day. Bricklayers 40 to 48
cents, and common laborers from 4 to
12 cents. Doctors charge 40 cents a
visit, and dentists 20. cents for putting!
in a tooth, and nobody tat butter or
jam on their bread. Pork choj are
never seen on the table of the poor,
and a man who can afford porterhouse
steak once a s-ear would be consi-lcr- I
a nabob of the first water.
Governor Marshall of Indiana has
signed the bill which kills county op
tion in that state. It must not for a
moment be construed that this is a de
feat for temperance. It Is a victory for
temperance and common sense over
fanaticism and impracticable legisla
tion, and what is most important is a
victory for home rule.
The tendency to constantly enlarge
the unit and farther take the govern
ment away from the community is the
worst feature of the latter day prohi
It is eafe to ray that there will b
more real temperance and better en
forcement of law under township than
under county option In Indiana.
lHd tne People Pleated.
Both the United States senators j
Stephensou of Wisconsin, and Lortmer :
of Illinois whose right to the seats
they occupy has been brought into
Question by charges of corrupt prac-;
Uce in securing election, voted for the j
Baillnger ship subsidy bill. Had eith-1
er consulted the desire, of fci state
his vote would have defeated the pro-
Ject. When John I Spooner filled the
seat Isaac Stephenson rattles around
In "things were different." Mr. Spoon- i
er was a stalwart of the stalwarts. He j
was aldo as big in Intellect as Stephen-!
son is In spot cah. But Spooner voted ;
against subsidy years ago, as did i
nearly the entire Wisconsin delegation
in the house, and helped to defeat it. I
Lorimer, however, voted as his cor-!
porations owned predecessor would ,
have voted, but he did not vote as the
people of his state would have asked1
him to vote had they been given the '
right to say.
Keeping It Vp.
Referring to the necessity or sus-
tained effort if UsUng result are to 1
be attained In the acquirement of the !
saving habit, the advertisement of a i
bank atatea that "th nrrulon.l
usually 'peters out before he has fair
In this respect, at least, saving is
like advertising There are times of ,
rr maj nav u a special oppoounni
and splurge' with highly profitable !
results. But it Is the persistent, if !
unobtrusive, presentation of every-day (
talks with the consumer that counts ;
in the long run. The advertisers who '
ooaetlmes claim that advertising i6 1
not wnat it is rracicea up to oe are ;
almost invariably of the "occasional" j
The moat aucce''.' rmB are not ;
i those that try to sell their wares by :
I the most approved methods onco in a
lone, out an me urns.
Proving Too Much. ;
The National Association of Wcolca j
Manufacturers proved too much at its ,
meeting in Washington last Thursday, !
when it presented official statistics to!
show that the revenues from wool
and woolens last year amounted to up-i ,
ward of $32,fHxyM)0. On imports of i
woolen manufactures the revenues
amounted to $17,000,000 of a total im- ;
portation of J23.500.000. William '.
Wood of Boston, who is quite a dab-j
ster in this sort of statistics, csri-j
! mates that the imports of woolen coo! j
last year amounted to $45,00'.i,0)
the American valuation."
The figures indicate how great is
the need of foreign wool and woolens
when the American people have to pay
so enormous a tax upon them. By the
time William Woods $45,000,000 of
woolens at his valuation reached
American consumers, after passing
through the hands of importers, job
bers and retailers, the total was well-
nigh doubled. But he and his respec-
: tsble associates in tariff spoliation
leave out of the account the large but
j invisabie factor supplied by the enter
j prise of the smuggler under the en
' conragement of an exorbitant duty,
j They omit, too, the cost to the heaitn
of millions or the American people,
women and children, in the extensive
substitution of shoddy and cotton for
pure, warm and comfortable woolen
clothing. When the woolen manufac
turers meet in national convention and
laud the barbarous schedule K as the
"most scientifically based, poised and
balanced schedule" in the tariff, and
I undertaking to deny its manifestly in
jurious effects.on the American people,
they only confirm once more the say
ing of Hobbe?, thct men will dispute
the truths of geometry when they have
a Ftrony interest in doing so. Thi
unbiased opinion of President Taft thai
the schedule of wool and woolens is ex
orbitant and unreasonable is worth
more than that of the whole body of
manufacturers having an interest in
RURAL MAIL CARRIERS
STILL UNDERPAID, DE-
SPITE $100 RAISE
(Continued from Page One.)
savings, if any, must be made $450
One of the men who worked for
the rural carriers on the Poor of the j
house when the proposed Increase i
came up for d'ecusflon was James!
11. Graham of Illinois. I
"If $900 was a reasonable pa'ary j
at the time that amount was deter-'
mined upon," said Mr Graham, "U
is not enough now on account of th?
great increase since then in the cost
of living and necessary supplies. To j
economize in government, expend!-!
tures is commendable, but economy
wh:ch works injustice to a particu
lar class of government employes is
not commendable nor should sucha
economy be tolerated, for it is based
si I'itKMK otitr nor
Whether a state which ha tbe
initiative and referendum is under
a republican form of government,
must bo decided by the supreme
urt in an action entitled '"The Pa-
c Piates Telephone and Telegraph
iupany vs. the State of Oregon."
i::'- case involves the constitution
ality cf laws enaid by the initiat
ive. If the supreme court decides in
favor of the corporation it will be
a hard blow to popular government.
The case is nominally an action
to recover $1 0,450.68. pa:d by the
telephone company under the gross
earnings tax law, past-ed in the pro
gressive state of Oregon ou June 4,
1 'J ',.
The contention of the corporation
!s that the constitution guarantees
to every state a "republican" form
of government. The appeal from the
state court ia based on a quibble ls
to the use of the word "republican,"
the corporation lawyers claiming
that a state which has the Initiative
ana rererenaum cces not cave re-
publican fcrm of government.
Progressives of both of the great
parties are interested. Thev are not
worrying themselves sick, however,
They sr.y that if the constitution will
not bend, it will have to break.!
Which is it to be ?
mzeki.yc i oopholr for lorimer. j
Always alert in the hope of sav- i
iDg the seat of Senator Lorimer of
Illinois, the special privilege renre-!
sentatives in the senate are trying1
to use reciprocity with Canada as
a means of preventing a vote on thei
Lorimer charges and the resolution '
providing for the direct election of;
But the scheme whl not succeed.
Regardless of other considerations !
the progressive senators will not!
permit themselves to be juggled out!
of a vote upon Lorimer and the tii-1
reet election of senators,
The direct elections resolution and!
the Lorimer Cght are now in a po-j
isltion where the progressives can
force the senate to vote upon them
or compel an extra session of
grees , br defeating some of the ap-,
PrpPria,icn bl3Is "progressives";
18 meant he Pressive of both i
-u vuc iiee8 cnat tne expressed
desire of the standpatters to have ,
the reciprocity matter made the or-1
' der of unfinished business over the ;
passed is made ,n pood fajrh !
With characteristic trirkerv th AM
, i . fi tnrKery. the A d-S
to favor reciprooitv. well aware that
the se6slon to & clo5e be
fore the reciprocity agreement can:
be raUfled, in which event there'
would h nether n vote en Lorimer. :
d!rect election ot senators nor re- j
Fortunately the progressives see
the scheme and will endeavor to pre-;
Tent Its carrying out.
THE HOCK ISLAND
Arkansas Congressman Opposes
Caleb Powers Being Given Seat.
A new opponent to Caleb Powers being given a seat in the national house
cf representatives has arisen in Congressman Robert B. Macon of Arkansas.
Powers was secretary of state in Kentucky eleven years ago when Governor
Goebel was slain, the shot being fired from Powers' office in the statehouse at
Frankfort. Powers was tried four times for the murder and convicted three
times and was pardoned in 1908. Since then he has campaigned for vin
dication through an election to congress. This he won last fall. Congressman
Macon declares that if the Kentucky delegation does not take action agninst
rowers he will present a resolution to have the matter taken up. "If the Re
publicans could not sit with Roberts of Utah because he was accused o? being
a polygamist," says Mr. Macon, "the Democrats certainly cannot sit with a
member convicted on the charge of murder and who Is enjoying his liberty
only by favor of a partisan executive."
Tiie Argus Daily Short Story
The ICouse in the Clock By James T. Earton.
Copyrighted. 1910. T.y Ansocj.il.txl Liter ry Pratt.
Among tte curiosities of the Revolu
j tionary war is the licud:jur.rters of Gen
! erul Washington near Morristowu, N.
j J. One morning during his occupancy
j of the j. ror;;ises Lieutenant LlUwiu God
I dard entered the ball when the door of
the private office opened and Captain
! Alexander IiriniltoD. nid-de-camp to
the commander in chief, came out.
"Is the general in his office?" nsk
; ed GoUdunl.
! "Aiv, .irs t iv:y."
I "Do yen t!.i:i!
"iJo i:l :. ed
he v.1,1 receive me':"
ie will let yea know
V. fcm M e.0''ft."
Th" lu'utciinnt knocked, and the so
norous voice from within called upon
hin t. et.t v. A ho di 1 so the general
trm-1, b.U face showing a serious
ness to '.. expected in one who was
eadeavo.ri"." to lei.tve the guiiVriuKS
.-". j o r; 2.'
"leavk mi," shk bait.
ot troops at Valley Forge and else
where, but rras unable to do so. He
was always dignified, and hi.s subordi
nate approached him with deference.
"General," said Goddard, handing
him a letter. "I received this last night
from E;irabthtown. It is from Mis
tress Ruth Grosvenor. WI!1 your ex
cellency be plecsed to read it?"
The general took the note, unfolded
It and read the few words it contained:
IT I st re? Ruth ejresvenor presents her
ron-.purr.enTS to ueiiifnani fc.3wtn God- '
lrd rd that he , favor h-r wlth j
con-.pUrr.ent to Lieutenant Edwin God-
a visit at his earliest opportunity.
The general's brows lowered. "I pre
sume," he aid coldly, "that you desire
a leave to twie this visit
I am as- t
tonished. sir. that you should be on j
such friendly terms with those waom I J
iTr thnf vmi
" 1 i uiliAJ IC1 IaAS 11U IU
kaow- to be arrant Tories."
I cat ter father a Tory I win not
nr general, but Mistress Ruth God-
dard Is an ardent patriot"
"Has she any object ta meeting yon
ihaf concerns our cause?"
"I think she has. general. Before
this she has given me information that
I have transmitted to your excellency
" anonymously. Yet I aui not sure that
this Is now her object. I confess to
you, general, that I am a suitor for her
hand. Furthermore, the officer in com
mand of the British troops in the vicin
, ity of Ellzabethtown Is also a suitor
for her hand, and her father desires
that she shall accept him."
All the world loves a lover, and the
stern expression on Washington's face
faded for a gentler one.
"You propose to go to Ellzabethtown
la citizen's dress?" he asked.
, "I do."
' "It may be excusable for risking the
j life of on- o my oiTir rrx attempting
j to gain Information of the enmey. out
; not that he may visit the lady of hi
; "Then let vs snnic serirl. thtt
: Mistress Goddard has news for me."
' The general thought a moment, then
Mid, "Go to Captain Hamilton and
'.I him to grant you a leave of ab-
nce and furnish you with the nec-
With this the geneml turned to his
desk, loaded with requests not to say
pleadings from many quarters. Leg
ging for food, clothing, ammunition,
i medicines InCee-I, Just thone articles
which he was the lMst able to supply.
That same evening a young man In
j the clothing of a farmer, a basket on
! bis arm. entered the grounds nurrennd
J Ing the Grosvenor home at ElLzabeth
I town and rapped with the brass fcnock
! er. A negro woman opened the door.
I and the young man asked her to say
ta Mistress. Ruth that Abel Barton, a
farmer, had come to ask If he might
sell her some epga and poultry. This
brought Ruth, who snrcfed the farm
er to be Lieutenant Goddard. Though
j she recognized him at once, she did
i not betray the fact before the negress.
She Inquired the price of his wars
and, argning with him till the woman
bad withdrawn, then beckoned him
into the living room. Once there, abe
closed the door and said hurriedly:
"Fortunately father has gone to a
secret conclave of Tories. Mother Is
upstairs with the children, though she
is on my side, so far as yon are con
cerned, and tbre is no danger from
j ber. Major Tarrant, who is still de
voted to me, has given me some lin
! porta ct Information regarding ths
number and distribution of British
. , , . ,
troops in New Jersey. I bare taken
notes of what he has told me n dif
ferent conversations I hare bad with
him. and you will find them on this
bit of paper."
She placed it' In his hand, and h
had n!r time to cut it under the lin
ing of Ms hat when there was a rap
n the oater door.
"Great heavens" cried the girl, turn
ing pale. "Suppose it should be Major
FEBRUARY 9, 1911.
Casting about for a hiding place, she
j noticed the clock standinsr by the waJL
j Running to It. she opened the door.
! exTtosinsr its weights and the pendu
j !uai s-vrlnslas; back end forth. God-
card knew Intuitively what sbe wish
ed fclm to do and- with difficulty
squeezed himself into it. Fortune te-
! ly he was slenderly made, for the
clocrr, thouch long, was narrow. Ruth
bad no sooner closed the clock than
the-door of the room was opened by
the negro servant end Major Tarrant
"Why, Mistress Grosvenor!" he ex
claimed. "Where has that becoming
color of yours pone? And yon are
breathing as though you bad been run
nlng a race."
She made .n plea of indisposition tc
account for oer appearance and lnvit
ed the major to be seated.
"I have today received orders from
General Howe," he F.nid. "to mttreb
my command to Trenton. I have
come for the last time before my de
parture to ask yon If yon cannot give
me a favorable answer to my suit.
Yon know that I love you and that
when this cursed rebellion Is over I
would gladly take yon bck to Eng
land with me as my wife. Come. Ruth,
be kind to me."
lie attempted to take her band, but
she drew It away.
Goddard. almost smothered In the
clock, was forced to listen to this
avowaL though It troubled him to be
an eavesdropper. Indeed. crampecTas
he was and Irritated at being placed
In sncb a position, he could not re
strain a movement. This swung a
weight agatest tbe side of the clock.
The major turned and looked at tbe
clock fn surprise. Ruth by a great
effort retained her equanimity.
"Those horrid mice!" she exclaimed.
They are all over the house. They
have gnawed a bole In the bottom of
tbe clock and are making a horre
"I see the clock has stopped!" the
major remarked tbougfctf ully.
"That Is because I don't dcre to wind
It I confess I have a woman's dread
of a mouse."
Fortunately Major Tarrant was too
intent on bis suit to take an interest
In the clock, and Ruth was relieved
when he repeated his request to give
him an answer, and a favorable one,
to bis suit. For an honr young God
dard was obliged to maintain a con
strained position, listening to the of
ficer's pleading. At times it seemed to
him impossible ta repress another
movement. But both the weights and
tbe pendulum hung loose. He remem
bered bow Ruth bad saved him on his
first movement and dreaded that she
might not be able to do so sgaln. On
his person were the memoranda in
Ruth's handwriting. If be were caught
with these he would swing from the end
of a rope and no one could tell whnt
punlsbu'jont would be meted out to
the girl who had given him the In
formation. But maintaining one position for a
long while is well nigh impossible for
any person, and Goddard was of a
nervous temperament. Tired of bear
ing his weight on his right foot, he at
tempted to change It to his left. In
doiutr so he joggled the pendulum.
"There is certainly something wrong
with that clock," said the major. "I'm
going to see what it is."
Rutb. considering her lover lost, fell
in a mvoon. It was the best thing she
could have done. Tarrant forgot the
clock in her. Lifting her, he plac-d
her on a sofa and ran out of tne
room for water to sprinkle in her
face. Goddard, hearing tbe conino
tlon, opened the clock door, looked
out. saw his sweetheart lying uncon
scious and was about to free himself
from his prison to go to her when he
beard footsteps and, closing the door,
remained where he was. Tr.rrant re
turned and sprinkled wntr ' Ys
face. But she had roviv
ately and d'.d not nerd 1;
less she remained irr.n'e, .1
closed lids, till ehe had m i... ... . -r
mind what to do.
"Leave me," she said to Tarrant
when she opened her eyes. "I should
have been In bed this evening. Call
the servant, then go away at once.
Come tomorrow and I will give you
my answer. If I am able to see you
I will give It verbally; If not I will
"But this Illness!" Tarrant exclaim
'Tls nothing; merely a weak heart.
I think that by tomorrow morning I
shall be as well as ever."
The major left her with hope beat
ing high in bis heart.
The next afternoon a farmer called
at Washington's headquarters and
asked to see the general. Captain
Hamilton was sent to see what he
wanted. Recognizing Goddard. he
took him Into Washington's office, and
the farmer gave him the memoranda
he had brought with him.
"This la rery important!" exclaimed
the general, becoming sbsorbed in tbe
paper; but, presently looking up, be
added, "Captain Hamilton, see that
Lieutenant Goddard receives a com
mission aa captain."
Major Tarrant's answer was "No,"
for Rutb Grosvenor had been married
at midnight by a patriot dominie to
Edwin Goddard before he stole away
ARBOR AND BIRD DAYS
Got. Deneen Proclaim Respective
Dates as April 21 and Oct- SO.
Springfield. 111., Feb. 6. Gover
nor Deneen in a proclamation has
designated Friday, April 21, and
Friday, Oct. 20, as arbor and bird
day6. The governor urges that rn i
nlclpal authorities throughout the
state make arrangements for proper
observation of these days and that
schools hold exTrclae.
LOWER GAS AT PES MOINES
Company Agrees to 2 Cent Rate aa
f'ompmrri HC on City's Iemand.
Des Melees. lows., Feb. 9. Mayor
H&nna announced that the gas com
pany has agreed to furaiah gB3 Jn
Dea Voines for 92 cents a thoursxd
cubic feet aa a compromise with the
city, wttch rc.2ntly ordered gaa re-i
jduced to 90 cen.s. The company willj
dismiss its injunction suit in tne ieu-
Notice is hereby given, that on
Tuesday, the 2S:U day of February,
A. V.. 1P11. in tbe city of Rock
Island. III., an election will be held
for the purpose of nominating can
didates for mayor and commissioners
of the city of Reck Island.
Which election will be opened at
f o'clock in the morning and con
tinue open until 5 o'clock in the
afiernoon of that day.
Places for registration and voting
will be as follows:
Fir6t ward, second precinct 413
First ward, second precinct 62?
Second ward, first, precinct 1014
Second ward, second precinct
919 S'x'h avenue.
Third ward, first precinct Coun
ty Jail building. Third avenue and
Third ward, second precinct
143 4 Seventh avenue.
Third ward, third precinct 1101
Fourth ward, first precinct 1914
Fourth ward, second preclnft
Trinity church vestry, rear 1818
Fifth ward, firet precinct Hose
house on Twenty-second street.
Fifth ward, second precinct
Schmid's store, S23 Twentieth street.
Sixth ward, first precinct HoBe
house on Twenty-sixth street.
Sixth ward, second precinct Rear
of 2700 Seventh avenue.
Seventh ward, first precinct
3110 Fifth avenue.
Seventh ward, second precinct
Peterson's carpenter shop, 510 For
Seventh ward, third precinct
Gannon's paint shop. Fourteenth ave
nue between Thirty-eighth and
M. T. nUI)C. REN. City Clerk.
Kock Island. 111., Feb. 3. 1911.
When critical circumstances seem
to surround you. laugh and go around
tbem; your greatest success can be
gained by adapting yourself to circum
stances rather than adopting them as
Man never fails when he tries his
Lost to succeed; the man who either
says that he won't or that he can't,
makes his failure a complete success.
The more you carry song and sun
shine In your heart, the easier It will
be for you to throw boquets to those
who need them.
The ability of man is shown by the
ability with which he shifts himself
to fit into changing conditions.
If you sit still and say nothing you
are not likely to offend any one; wis
dom that is kept silent doesn't build
a rugged reputation.
Benefits are glorious and good when
we have them ourselves, but they are
far better and sweeter when we bestow
them upon others.
no not carry the cross of care If
you would have day and night fair;
always carry the gladsome smile and
ou'll be happy all the while.
Feb. 9 in American
1773 General William Henry nam-
hoa. ninth president of tbe United
States, born; dit-d 1M1.
1811 Samuol Jones niden. statesman.
presidential cnndidiite In 1S76,
born; died 1KS0.
1S20 General John Alexander Logan.
Holdifr and statesman, born; died
1SG1 Jefferson Davis of Mississippi,
former United States senator, elect
ed provisional president of the
ISS'l General Winfield Scott Hancock,
distinguished noldler. presidential
candidate in 1SHO. di.-d; born 1H21.
1004 Tbe I'nited StMox addressed an
identical note to tb- powers nug
gosling that tlx neutrality and in
tegrity cf China be iiialnta!rieL
City Steam Laundry
Eeid & Eollman, Prop.
415-417 Seventeenth St.
Rok Island, III. I'h,ne GO'.hY
We Lave Juet Stalled the
latest improved Floran
Collar Edgcr and
Does not break collars, folds
them perfectly, makes all tbe
three edes perfectly smooth.
Would be pleased for the
public to call and see It work.
Mr DVACAA M. SMI Tit
"EARXESS dissolves enchantment.
Airships that used to le regard
ed as r.iry nothina are now regarded
as thrilling and death d.Mhui; affairs.
Many n woman lias been driven to
bridge by her husband'. baseball talk.
The football season Is o-er, but the
aviation meets stiil till the obituary
columns and cemeteries.
When a woman lows her temper
over the remarks of an acquanta3e
hor friends say It Is her sensitive d!-,
position and her eneuil-s say it Is mere
ly one of the symptoms of a bud con
science. Some women are so constituted that
they can't lw happy as long as the
woman next door bail more no! id silver
kpoons than they have.
Lots of men thluk tbey have a call
to reform existing Institution when it
Is only a desire to air their opinions
at so much per.
When a man ssys he doesn't know
what the world Is coming to it Is prob
able that one of the giddy ones has
tepped on bin corn. I
Many a man who wouldn't know a ,
Fortle from a flank movement Is busy
planning a successful campaign
gainst a newly discovered enemy.
Because a little girl refuses to play
with dolls ia no indention that h!i ,
will grow Into a suffragette.
now you like the cold weather de-.
pends a good deal upon the state of
rour credit with the cosl man.
The defeated candidate gets much '
pleasure from watching his successful .
opponent squirm as campaign promisee,
The Saving Quality.
Common srnim Is all you neT.
Usin hlrh you ran sucked.
,lf you have a chunk of that
llldden underneath your hat
You may travel to success
Bv the l!mlt1 express
n1 come home with meslth snd fam
Tacked secur.-ly to your nam.
Juwt a very little bit ,
Always serves to make a hit. i
For at lara and roamln round l
Many persons will be found
Who ere shy. the truth to tell.
Of this thlna on which we dwell J
8o the person with a mite
Cannot help but turn out rl(hC
Common It Is called; but. say.
Is It common round your wayf
No; 1 venture It Is not.
You perhaps a share have t.
But the ones around you well.
Charity forbears to tell
JuMt how mu'-h of It they lark
If an expert should keep track.
So If you are but possessed
With a aratn or two at het
Nurture It the while you may;
Watch It trow from day to day.
If you havo the full, comJete
Compliment to K.iny Htrivt
You may move whene'er you wftL
It's like rolling down a rill L
Littia Ethel Talks.
"Sinter s.iys you have a bad habit.
"Yes. and she says she Is going t
cure you of It?"
"That's nice of ber. What Is aha
going to cure me of?"
"Being a bachelor."
Not From Life.
"Will she succeed ns a writer?"
"Sb has a great imagination."
I "Does It hhow In b-r work?"
I "One of ber WniU'-n didn't want her
I husharjil to saw wood lent It ii'irl lite
m n c
"I bate to tell
you what we rati
the iiHt of."
"Why tbla mod
word. a swear
"What's the matter with bin, any
"lie has the writer's cramp.
"Wlier Um- it hurt blru?" i J
"n tbe iMx kctbook." j
In the Near Futurs.
"He seems to lie iuti"ii In love wild
"In love with ber! He worships tbe
very air she UU- in."
Reduced tWe Tims.
I "i an l He you ir jimi a minuter
"H it our t;jifiuis rre - long"
1 "This one won't b.j over half au hour.
I prn.le you."
Couldn't but Wonder.
"I Inherited toy l.eanfy from my
;i moth'T and ri;y wit f-i.ui my father."
"I'id your father have rui-b .vl?"
A por elirar 1 l, a plav
Yo'i have t' tlirow the h'
If rnY'-- to -Ti.e i;m: fla
It f- l;l f.ot draw
' A fe minutes oelay In treating
(fcorae cas- -f croup, even the bngtb
of tii.ie U takes to go for a doctor,
jeffn proves dangerous. The safest
'way la to keep Chamberlain's Cough
j Remedy in the house an 4 at the fits!
j indication of croup give the child a
dos. PUaaant ro take and always
I cures. Sold by all druggists.