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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. THURSDAY, MAljCH 21, 1912.
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Important federal appointments in Chi-1
cago. Perhaps something was said
about the effective work he had done
for the winner In getting the two dele
gates from his district, the only voters
that Mr. Taft had in Illinois. But
somehow the whole thing did not ap
peal to Mr. Taft in the way that Dew
ey hoped, and the outcome was that
Channcey got nothing.
And perhaps that experience and
disappointment has had something to
do with lining Chauncey Dewey up
here we now find him.
And it does Indicate some change of
heart and conscience since the days
Thursday, March 21, 1912,
That blizzard from North Dakota
seems to have blown the colonel's hat
put of the ring.
They tried the "peremptory recall"
on Judge Rosalsky of New York, and
still people of that state hesitate about
taking upwlth the thing.
Lillian Russell observes that women
love some little wickedness In men.
But they usually rush to the alimony
court when they find It out.
J. TPierpont Morgan has bought
acme ancient ruins In Egypt. He
seems to have bought the United
States before It became ruins.
According to a London professor,
the most humane way to kill an oys
ter Is to eat him. But suppose one
does not like oysters?
The garden spot secured a fine crop
In other years when seed corn was not
good; now that seed Is much better
than expected we can get ready for
another bumper turn.
The Kansas delegation to Baltimore
Is for Champ Clark first and Woodrow
'Wilson next , That doesn't read much
like a combination between Harmon
and Clark to defeat Wilson.
Suspicions, not without foundation,
are prevalent to the effect that one
Richard T. Klnsella of Springfield has
made another call on one Al Tearney
of Chicago, with Rock Island in mind
Andy Carnegie has admitted giving
Roosevelt J2CKOO0 for his African ex
pedltion. Now let's hear bow much
some of the other financiers have giv
en him for his present presidential ex
Miss Mary Woods of the Brooklyn
navy yard cuts the patterns for all the
flags made there. She has been mak
ing flags for the government for more
than 30 years. Besides Miss Wood
there are 29 women employed In the
Brooklyn navy yard, making flags at
the rate of 24.000 each year. A mod
era ship's outfit consists of about 430
Qulncy Herald: The attitude of
many of the republican papers of Il
linois toward Judge G.A.Cooke is indeed
commendable. When staunch republi
can papers advocate the election of
democratic Justice or the supreme
court, then indeed the time when
consideration of politics is eliminat
ed In the election of judges is not
HEREDITY AXD EDUCATION.
Francis G. Blair, state superintend
ent of instruction, made a talk to the
teachers recently In Decatur In which
he stated that the education of a child
should be begun 200 years before
birth. Many concluded that heretofore
this has been neglected.
It is not stated how much of an au
thority Mr. Blair is on the subject of
heredity, and it is not certain that fore
most authorities in that line are at all
sure about such information as they
are moved to hand out. Heredity has
not yet been tamed and reduced to an
If there is anything In what Mr.
Blair says the education of a child of
today does date back 200 years. If it
should be started 200 years before
birth It does start, though of course
it may not always have been well directed.
There Is one feature about this
which, as the Decatur Review in
commenting on Superintendent Blair's
speech says, la puzzling. Two brothers
will be very much unlike. For the 200
years preceding their birth they have
had exactly the same education; also
they may have much the same in the
20 years after birth.
How can they be so much unlike?
Samuel Alschuler effectually an
swers the charge of his opponents that
he is not denouncing jackpotism in
his addresses. He declares jackpot
ting Is not new, but it has obtained
in the state legislature for many years
and that when a member of that body
he was chosen by his colleagues to
lead the fight against such jackpot
measures as the Allen bill, the Hum
phry bill and the gas bill.
"To those acquainted with public
affairs," he says:
"In Chicago and the state at Urge
it may not be necessary to suggest
that I was up to the neck fighting cor
ruption and graft and boodle and
jackpotism' in the legislature in
whatever form or under whatever
name it presented itself. To those who
have been interested enough in pub
lic affairs to know what has been go
ing on It also will be quite unneces
sary for me to say that from then un
til now, upon many occasions, pub
lic and private, my voice always has
been raised in Arm opposition to all
those evil tendencies In government,
and In the advocacy of higher ideals
for the people and greater care and
vigilance upon their part in the selec
tion of their candidates and officers.
That the people of the state recog
nized his service In the great fight
against boodllng Is seen in the fact
that when he was a candidate for
governor in 1896 he ran 30,000 ahead
of his ticket. In that campaign he
carried Chicago by 15.000, though Mo
Klnley carried the city by 17,000. His
majority was the largest "ever given
to any democratic candidate for any
office, national, state, county, or mu
nicipal, in all the history of Chicago.
"Everybody wants to reform some
body else, but the citizen's first duty
is to reform himself."
Dear Mrs. Thompson I have a tan
voile dress which I cleaned in several
places with gasoline and it left yel
low spots. The dress has been wasn
ed, but the spots did not come out.
Please tell me what to do to get them
You should have sent the dress to
the dry cleaner. Now that you nave
washed It you doubtless have ruined
Dear Mrs. Thompson I am engaged
to be married to a charming young
lady. I had an idea that it was pro
per for an engaged couple to point
out to each other alterations that
should be made in conduct and char
acter. I accordingly ventured to carry
out this injunction by pointing out a
few little faults which seemed to me
to mar her perfection. The result
was she flew Into a rage, declared that
was a horrid man, and that she hated
the sight of me. JPlease advise me
what is best to do in future. HENRY.
While we all know very well that
we are not perfect there are very
few of s who like to be told of our
faults. Now that you know how the
Toung lady feels about' it, ask her par
don and overlook her faults in future.
Dear Mrs. Thompson I have sever
al beautiful kittens and my husband
objects to having them' around' the
house. Do you not think he is unrea
sonable? ' MRS. HARRIET A.
Your husband has Just cause for
complaint It Is irritating: to most
men to have their homes overrun with
cats, and if you have several about
the house, your husband is to be sym
pathlzed with. While any one may be
fond of cats, there are times when
their society becomes perfectly unbearable.
Dear Mrs. Thompson I am just 21
and am courting a girl of 17. Do you
consider this too young and how old
do you think Bhe ought to be before I
say anything to her about marriage?
If you wait until the young lady is
21 before making her your wife, you
will be considering her best interests
and your own as well.
Dear Sirs. ThomDson Please tell
me a good disinfectant for a sick
room. M. Y. H.
An onion cut In four parts and plac
ed in the sick room will take in all the
BY CLYDE H. TAVENNER.
(Special Correspondence of The Argus.)
Washington, March 19. The woolen
trust magnates of Lawrence, Mass.,
have a finely developed sense of hu
mor. No "end man" in a minstrel
show that ever appeared in Rock Is
land ever perpetrated a funnier joke
than the one these millionaires work
off on their employes. Moreover, these
funmakers have a marvelous faculty
of keeping a straight face while the
audience is convulsed with their per
fectly killing witticisms.
As evidence of their ability as hu
morists witness pay envelope No. 1607,
Issued to a Lawrence mill worker. On
the back of this envelope was this ad
vice, solemnly put there by the trus
tees of the Broadway Savings bank,
controlled by the woolen trust:
WHO OWn THEIR HOMES?
Those who save regularly
and place it where it grows. One
dollar will open an account at this
bank; 4 per cent interest.
Now for the woolen trust Joke! Just
opposite this bit of kindly and fatherly
advice, such as a kind and loving
woolen trust might be expected to
give its faithful employes, is this in
That $6.05 was written in with ink by
the trust mill's timekeeper. It repre
sents the reward that went to No. 1607
9r 9VTCAT M. SMITH
THE oPH'nJst finds that carrying a
oeavy i fe insurance makes dvinz
easy. It is such a relief not to have to
pay another premium.
A self satisfied mania too ant to be
the only coi Rented member of the family-
Your ene: jaies may be relied npon to
keep you irrom growing conceited If
your friend, fall in their efforts.
When a nan is unusnallv muntn
bis wife is apt to suspect him of try
ing to square himself.
Some glrlt aren't neachea btnnu
they are so i-ich. that they are veritable
Frank pec,pie are often unattractive,
but that isn't the reason we don't like
The more you lose your temper the
more yon bave of it
It is hard to love a man for the ene
mies be has made If yon are one of
The Argus Daily Story
Hafia, the Albino By Clarissa Mackie.
Copyrighted. lSlt by Associated Literary Bureau.
Truth is tonic
trust "After you have nald the gro
cery bill for your family of five or six,
and bought some coal, and paid the
landlord his share, and tickled the baby
with a new pair of shoes, and purchas
ed some nice warm underclothes for
Willie, and bought mamma a new
shawl, take what is left of your wages
and buy a home!"
Isn't that funny?
Mill employe No. 1317 also got a free
laugh with the pay envelope handed
him by the trust, for it bore this
DO XOT SPEJfD ALL YOl'R IXCOME.
A man's duty to himself is to save
some money out of his earnings.
Start an account and be in
dependent. The timekeeper wrote $2 on this
man's envelope, which probably was
the reason he was advised to be inde
pendent Who, receiving the princely
sum of $2 in a week would stop to
think of such trifles as owning a home?
This man probably owns his city man
sion already, hence the trust could
think of no advice suitable for him be
yond admonishing him to be inde
No wonder the tickled mill workers
went on strike. Who could work
when there was an opportunity to lis
ten to such funny jokes?
Query: How long are the American
for his week of labor. "Buy a home" people going to stand for this kind of
suggests his employer, the fatherly I humor?
VIRGINIA OUTLAWS AREN'T ROUGH. UNCOUTH
MEN; ONE OWNS MAGNIFICENT $20,000 HOME
I ILLINOIS NEWS !
ABUSE OF MAILS.
-Nearly every congressman and sen
ator in the United States, for the next
seven months, will be loading the malls
down with campaign matter that pays
no postage, that is printed by the gov
ernment for nothing and sent out
through the United States mails at the
expense to the postoffice department of
thousands and perhaps millions of dol
lars. As soon as the election Is over
and the statesmen axe sate In their
seats, they will discover that there is
a large deficit in the postoffice depart
ment caused by what they call "second
class" or newspaper mall.
This free campaign matter is an evil
which ahould be stopped. Everybody
that uses the postoffice department of
the government ought to pay for that
IS IT A CHANGE OF CONSCIENCE?
There is an existing notion among
republicans that a great change must
have come over Chauncey Dewey
since the halcyon days of 190S. Mr.
Dewey Is now manager of the colonel's
campaign in Illinois, and as such he
is daily making the expected amount
of noise. His specialty Is a call for
the kind of primary that he says will
give the voice of the people a chance
to express Itself.
, It la recalled that in 1908 the repub-
, V llcan delegation from Illinois was for
Joe Cannon, with the exception of two
delegate In a Chicago district, and
that the district in which Chauncey
Dewey lived. That district tent to the
convention, two delegate who voted
lor Mr. Taft
The story la that Channcey Dewey
stole a march In that district; that It
really belonged to Cannon along with
the rest of Chicago, but that Chauncey
ua some sharp work. There was
something about Chauncey getting his
fellows to a meeting two hours ahead
of time, filling the hall and leaving no
room for the Cannon fellows to get in.
Later Chauncey Dewey is reported
Jo have become a candidate for two
Couple Married 64 Years.
Rockford, March 21. Mr. and Mrs.
E. C. Hayes of Kings yesterday cele-1
brated the 64th anniversary of their
Kewanee Physician Is Dead.
Kewanee. March 21. Dr. Charles C.
Rayburn of this city died in Colorado
Springs, where he had been ill of tu
berculosis for five years. He will be
buried at Roseville, 111.
County Official Missing.
Peoria, March 21. E. J. Rhodes, for
20 years ' circuit clerk of Christian
county, with offices in the court house
at Taylorvllle, is accused of deserting
his second wife and two step-children
in this city tsd of absconding with
the funds of the Peoria poultry com
pany, in warrants sworn out When
he left this city It Is alleged Mrs.
James Hart, wife of an ice handler,
was with him. The second Mrs.
Rhodes, who is in straightened cir
cumstances, says her husband's hand
ling of county funds at Taylorvllle,
was being investigated when he resign
ed there in 1906. The authorities de
clare that Rhodes left his first wife
and four children in Taylorvllle six
Prizes for Orchard Owners.
Klnmundy. March 21. The Illinois
Horticultural society, in order to en
courage apple growers, again this year
will offer prizes for the best sprayed
orchards In the state. All entries must
be made by July 1. The application
for each entry shall contain a complete
description of the orchard, the number
of acres entered and the legal de
scription of the ground on which it
stands. The prises are as follows:
For best sprayed orchard not less than
20 acres, $50; second best. $30; third
best $20; best sprayed orchard one to
five acres, $25; second best. $15; third
Dixon School Put On List
Dixon. March 2L The Kathryn
Shaw Bethea hospital today received
notification from Mary C. Wheeler,
state Inspector for training schools
T&fer ffflTTf jSpE
T i t
6ldna Allan's $20,000 horn.
(O Harris ft, Ew!n.
Below, Floyd Allen. '
The outlawed Allen family, with their friends entrenched In-the Vir
ginia mountains with a price on their heads, have little in common with
the average type of mountaineer. T hey are neither ignorant nor un
kempt Instead they are athletic, splendid looking men, especially the
younger member of the clan. Sldna Allen, brother of Floyd, haa a mag
nificent residence seven miles from Hillsvllle that cost $20,000. Most of
the men In the family are well-to-do dealers or farmers, and generally
go well-dressed. Floyd Allen, whose conviction at Hillsvllle caused the
courtroom massacre, is shown In the picture on his cot in the Roanoke
JalL He was wounded In the fight He is behind bars for the first time
la bis Ions and lawless Us.
Thafa why it. isn't
Laugh and tha world laughs -with
you unless it Is at a joke of your own
-A. woman's education has surely
been neglected who doesn't know how
to make her husband, support her.
When we are young
And free from care
We chase around
But, older grown.
Before the grate
We like to sit
Youth's fondest dreams.
Though bright and fair.
With middle age's
Youth tries to work
The thought out schemes:
The older man
Just sits and dreams.
Youth thinks of love
And fame and wealth;
His elder turns
To ease and health.
The former wishes
To be shown;
The latter to
Be let alone.
When fifty years
Are on his head,
When youth adown
The way has fled.
Man may be very
Sage and wise.
But oh, he cannot
"I don't care for Mrs. Brown,"
"She doesn't cut much of a swath In
"However, I notice that there is one
thing that she does cut"
"H r fast friends."
"Father, are you a lawyer?"
"Yes. my son."
"I wish you would bring home an in
junction tonight Mother has been,
threatening to lick me for several
for nurses, that the Dixon training
school has been listed among the ac
credited schools of the' state. The lo
cal hospital has the largest 'number
of nurses enrolled since its organization.
Would Abolish Free Lunches.
Peoria, March 2L One hundred r
fifty-seven saloonkeepers of Peoria pe
titioned the city council to pass an or
dinance abolishing free lunches In
Baloons and providing a fine of from
$10 to $100 for failure to do so. They
also presented an ordinance with the
petition. Proprietors of the 143 other
saloons in the city did not sign the pe
Also a Professor.
"He belongs to
school of art"
"Doe he paint
"No; he blacks
"How do you mansge to keep your
"Oh, this is a prohibition state."
"What has that to do with it?"
There is a law against the cider get
"He la a hard fisted fellow."
"But that isn't the worst of it"
"He Is bam Tier minded too."
To Exterminate Each Other.
"Brown always kicks."
"Let's get him to meet Green.
"He always knocks."
; Didn't Have To.
"I suppose you bave forgotten all of
the Latin you learned in school?"
"I didn't learn any. I just passed in
Money Has Mercy.
Hope springe eternal in tt breast
Of on who Is condemned to die.
If be has cash be knows the rest
cunning lawyer may supply.
"Why don't you make up your mind
to cease permitting your wife to hen
"I have made it UP half a dozen
times, but U doesn't seem to do any
good at alL She refuses to concede
that I have a mind." Chicago Tribune.
"Now, Mr. Hanford. It is your turn ,
to spin a yard." remarked Professor
Trayle one evening as the steamship
Neptune, with a party of tourists, was
skirting the African coast
"Do, James," urged Mrs. Hanford, as
th seven tourists drew their chairs
into close proximity. "I know positive
ly that you bad an adventure with that
albino dragoman you hired at Cairo."
"An albino dragoman?" laughed Ar
thur Clayton. "Te gods, what a sight!
Was yonf man Egyptian. Arabian.
Mussulman or Christian?"
"He was not exactly an albino; he
was very fair and light haired, was he
not James T questioned Mrs. Hanford.
referring to her husband, who was
listening with a smile of amusement
"Light headed." he corrected. "Hafia
had an Egyptian mother, an Arabian
father. The mother was a Christian
and the father a Mohammedan; Hafia
was an out and ont heathen and is now
for all I know."
"That Is not all of your story," pro
tested Miss Emellne Gray. "That sav
ors too much of tabloid fiction."
"It isn't much of a story," admitted
Mr. Hanford reluctantly. "Indeed, I
don't understand how Harriet got the
idea there was a story connected with
"I never suspected there was until I
saw you kicking him down the steps of
the hotel," retorted Mrs. Hanford quiet
ly, and amid the laugh that followed
Mr. Hanford began bis story.
"Well, Hafia, the heathen, came to
me the first day we arrived In Cairo
and, after assuring me that be was the
most efficient Interpreter and guide be
tween the Red sea and the Atlantic
ocean, he produced Innumerable tat
tered bits of paper that he swore were
recommendations from former patrons,
and as I did not care to examine them
I was compelled to take him at his
"Of course; I was mainly interested I
in the excavations around Naua Belaks
and Hafia professed to have been born
in the very shadow of the Nana pyra
mids, so I was confident that our ex
pedition would be accomplished with
out mishap, as he was doubtless well
acquainted with the vicinity.
"These pyramids are a half day's
journey to the east of Cairo, and on
the morningf our start my dragoman
appeared with two camels, and soon
we were leaving the city streets be
hind and rocking over the sandy road
past the waterworks and out toward
the Arabian desert
"'Master,' remarked Hafia to me a
few hours later as we ate luncheon
beside a little spring of water, 'I have
been thinking that there is a pretty
pyramid much nearer than that of
Naua, where there are no excavations
being made and where all is peace and
quietness instead of dirt and disorder.
One could sleep refreshingly there.
" 'Hafia,' I said sternly, 'we go to In
vestigate, to observe, to discover, not
to sleep. We shall sleep when we re
turn to Cairo. Remove the lnncheon
and let us be on our way.'
"With ill grace my albino dragoman
tossed the remains of our meal into
tb 3 sand and brought my camel to its
knees before me. We rode on in si
lence for several hours. Instead of the
cheerful conversation which had light
ened the burden of the sandy journey
we maintained an unbroken silence,
for Hafia was sulking openly, and I
was out -of patience with him and be
ginning to bave serious doubts as to
" 'Tou said it was a half day's Jour
ney,' I exclaimed at last. 'It is now
S o'clock and we are still In the desert'
"I came the long way. master,'
growled Hafia moodily.
" 'Why did you do that? I demand
ed, thoroughly angry.
"Hafia shrugged his shoulders. 'I
have forgotten the short way. Besides,
it Is rough and Infested with robbers.'
" 'How soon shall we arrive at i
' 'In an hour, master, but I will ques
tion this caravan.'
"Approaching us across the sun bath
ed sand was a string of some ten or a
dozen ragged looking camels, whose
riders were the dirtiest and most ras
cally looking lot I'd seen in many a
" 'Don't let tbem know we are alone,
Hafia.' I warned him. They look like
"Hafia rolled one of his queer liRht
colored eyes toward me as he nodded
reassuringly. He beld a few minutes'
low toned conversation with the lead
ers of the caravan, and then, dismiss
ing them with a rough spoken word,
be turned and watched tbem as they
disappeared behind us through the
golden sunset haze.
" 'When the first star has risen we
shall see tbe pyramid of Nana, master.'
said Hafia good naturedly. and from
that moment he chattered on with
high spirits until I bad almost forgot
tt bis morose fit
"Just after the sun bad set and
while tbe swift twilight was falling,
blotting out distant oasis or nearby
sand dune. I thought I beard the soft
padding of camel hoofs passing us on
tbe sand, and I strained my eyes to
Jhe left and saw as through a thick
fray veil a shadowy caravan of men !
and camels passing us. In an instant I
they were out of sight ahead of us. and
I believed the vision to have been an i
hallucination of sight and hearing, so ;
I did not mention -the matter to Hafia.
and afterward 1 was glad that 1 did
"All at once a dark shape loomed out
of the twilight and jutt above it t
saw the dim luster of the first star.
"The pyramid!" I exclaimed.
" Have I spoken the truth, master?
demanded BaD. proudly.
"'Yes, Hafia. Is there not a camp
nearby where tbe expedition in charge
of the excavations bave their quar
ters? I would speak with tbe great
man in charge. I bave letters of in
troduction, and I would spend the
&uh In bia cajaoii.'
"There was an instant's hesitation,
and then Hafia's voice came soft and
velvety through the semidarkness.
" Tbe camp of the learned men lies
a half mile beyond the pyramid. It is
on a high slope far above tbe sand
"'Never mind. Ah, some of them
must be here now. There la a light
within the pyramid.'
"Afterward 1 learned that tbe light
was a small lantern carried up the out
side of the edifice to guide ua on tha
" 'Let ns get off here and see if Pro
fessor Georges Is inside.'
" That is a great idea of the master,'
assented Hafia eagerly, and he slipped
from his camel and commanded mine
to kneel. In another instant I was on
tbe ground and stumbling down into
an excavation, at tbe end of which
was an oblong of light It was the
open doorway to a passage leading
into the pyramid.
"As I entered the passageway I put
my bunds to my lips and uttered our
old college yell in order to apprise
Georges of my arrival. What hap
pened afterward seems as dreamlike
as the Bhadowy caravan I saw in tha
"Around a corner of the passageway .
a long brown arm shot out and extin
guished the swinging lantern that had
lured me there. Then a score of lean
fingers attacked me In the darkness,
and I was aware that I was being
robbed of watch and money and what
ever else of valne I possessed. But,
quick as lightning, my hand had
snatched at the revolver at my hip,
and I managed to free my right arm
and fire it among my enemies. ,
"The flash and the echoing report
threw the robbers into panic. The
wounded one yelled terrible curses
upon me unto the twentieth generation
until distance silenced his voice.
"I groped my way into the open ale
and beneath the stars found my camel.
Hafia and bis beast had disappeared.
I wonder if any of you ever tried to
mount a camel when -he was standing
bumped before you and you didn't
know the password that would make
him drop on his calloused knees. Well.
I tried every way -1 could think of to
make that camel kneel. I prayed to
him, and I swore in seven languages,
but he stood there in the moonlight,
with sulky, protruding lower lip and
obstinate poise. Once I essayed to
climb up by the gorgeous trappings of
leather that served as harness, but he
turned and snapped at me viciously.
"I was quite in despair when sudden
ly out of the shadow of the pyramid
there came a single word hoarsely
whispered but quite audible, a word of
command that brought the camel to
bis knees in a trice. I scrambled upon
bis back, turned him about as he arose
to his height and away we went over
the track we had come. I trusted en
tirely to the camel to take me back to
Cairo, and we reached there just as
day was dawning. My camel choso
his own way, and we entered the city
by way of the citadel, and I Inquired
of a soldier concerning the pyramid of
Naua, and I told him of my adventure
of the previous sight
"He laughed and assured me that I
had never been within twenty miles of
Naua that Hafia had deliberately led
me to a small tomb which was s ren
dezvous for a gang of robbers, and he
said that the shadowy caravan was
without doubt tbe villainous band who
bad robbed me.
" 'Your guide was Hafia, the albino?
he asked skeptically.
"I nodded assent
"Then It is a wonder that your
throat was not cut,' be said dryly and
turned his back. I placed tbe matter In
the hands of the police, and toward
evening they returned my watch, but
the money had disappeared beyond recall.
"I was preparing for bed when a
servant Informed me that a dragoman
awaited my coming in tbe veranda of
the hotel. 1 suspected it was Hafia and
went down. There be was, his cloak
drawn closely about his face quite dis
guising bis features and complexion,
but I caught tbe gleam of bis pale,
'Master.' be whined cringlogly, my
camel ran away with me. and 1 re
turned too late to be of assistance to
you. Shall we start again for tbe pyra
mid el Naua in tbe morning?"
" 'You may start now.' I said rudely,
and then It was that Mrs. Hanford saw
me administer a well deserved kick to
Hafla. tbe albino. That is the end of
"Ob. James. I wonld have died of
fright if I bad known you were in such
dangerr cried bis wife.
"Not mucb danger In such a pack of
cowards." reassured her husband eas
ily. Tbe ladles of tbe party separate
from tbe group and chatted together.
The four men grew closer.
"Is that tbe reason you had a sud
den attack of rheumatism in your left
arm. Hanford?" asked Arthur Clayton.
"What was it a knife?"
"Yes." grinned Mr. Hanford ruefully.
March 21 in American
1016 Pocahontas, celebrated Indian
heroine, died at Cravesend. Eng
land; born about 1595.
1800 General George Crook. U. 8. A-,
noted Indian fighter, died; born
1891 General Joseph E. Johnston,
noted Confederate leader, died;
1911-Tbe United States battleship
Texas, of Santiago bay fame, was
sunk by high explosive projectiles
In a test
All the news all the time Tbe Angus,