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Humble Heroes Who Do Brava
Work Along Our Coast.
THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 1913.
-. ! ik February a.'jt n
the AUantl- se;w
iiiMM the coast the life
:it. hunching into lb
f. the benches, alert for
.t-r Just before mid- 1
: :Li-t!i east of BHIport t:- '
-' I'-i'U'l, aw n Ki-lioouer '
in ;li tray spindrift tC- !
It ;i.- Benjamin Cromwrll, :
. :;- alarm swept down th'
- ' ii ili- iterv. ,f three KtntmiiH bur- I
f:i "! to :!: ee:ie Tin ir work wna ! '
. e -oeh i::en fiv.'u the rtsin? if .
r"-i;"'l (-i :
All -iTirt.-. tli" tj!i the night and the j
f -nriii fnliovinir fid!!. Tta" wind '
" - l'" Ufi'.. 'l'h 11 at ii'ion Mia
"' rnT ii,.its. evept tin' forerr-Ji!., !
ii wTii' Ii nil . :tt erew save r-r.p hrO
I' ll.:". crashed overboard. Th.a
i. ii i'nr down in a welter of wrek
. r'.i'l 1" lliiw r:i shore it seemed
I' tie iiii.-t siirely ! buttered to
!.. :h. t t r r mm tli hre;ikers raced la
t;:-.-. !;uv hni clinging t a plank lent
been swept away with bltn.
A furious Mjrf wis rsinniriB, and tim
ber witt: wln.-ii th I'ronv.-ell hud been
!..l.-ii vim iicl:'l up on the bench.
To add lo the danger thick l-e onkn,
1 !:i --f i by t'je breakers, lifted their
.tigged ends high in the air and eraHhed
down, splintering one upon the other,
und always the awful drive of anew
mid sleet, ripplf is: the onrusblng wavea
Into tatters of foam and spindrift.
Surely no tnan could live in that.
Instinctively the life aavers moved
nearer the edge of the surf and peered
ahead for Home sign of life. The beach
whm fringed with skim lee. sharp and
pointed, that cut through rubber boots
it lid clothing an if through parchment.
Helpless to aid the man whom they
knew must be plunging somewhere out
In that angry water, they huddled to
gether aa men will when a lifeless
body Is about to be cast up before
them. They heard ice and wn-'law
prlt.d harshly: (scattered debris washed
up to their feet Brave men all. jet
bey Kiiw nothing to do. They knew
not to what lengths the ocean would go
before giving ti(i its victim.
At this Juncture n figure sprang from
anions them and. wrapping a line about
liis waist, ran to the edge of the surf,
lie was Frank i::i.vtnT of the Blue
I'elnt station, nt.d he was about to
coimnit what the other sirfmen in
stinctively told themselves was suicide.
The service demands courage. nt fKil-
dllie-i-i I-or a tnneielif Keeper
I:. ' !-i-sita:cd.' t;t:i!ecid-d whe'her to
er l'T I::', i I ck to M.c bea-li or not,
Ii-.1 he c ; t.;., .t :n I: - he-irt f
i' i it It Was a i-:.inre ton hcr-dc. t ' J
' I l a; ' er ns !: stood
; i s; ii.- ;i v.' i.it: his
:.. f :.-i;..-d Wm
1 c in- '. : :' .. ii i tr us lie rna.
'!:. :!. i . ..; h..s tiesh. tortured
1 .v-'.li rl. I::i:ice held off Then
::: t't.' ' .1 i f wrei-l.ajje. the clinc-
..or. . .- iiilo 1 1; tioiliug
:.; ! ''a; hT dasluil furuard.
' ! I -, : i ; il '-.u;-;ii 'ii..i !-;, riti tu
' v . 'i-r '!' .'i;i:inu beams and
1 ' the vi '.ll.cre l jip:irj
. 'i.. f i'ii fi-iv c.i!;.:iet, m:til
. t . Iii' i. l:.i.v:er wo-ked to-
! I - : t '. o .I,ii:ii lit
h.i:. ;rrc-.:cr part of the
.. ' ,;: tl cy y.iw I . I;'-: i' l ull
. e a lii : blili w. Near I'.'i.i t'-'atfd
, v. . c I !'! !: ' t:!T. motion-
I rii ii i'i:i I . . . t ittst;;nt K.-tytier
i-1:.-' . w.i;t uicl. r c- :i ti-e-Tieii-
1 ' i-i ' . !. . ! '.'cl uri'Up o:i slm'-e
: c i ; ,i f,.-.vitl. b;:t Ail-rt I.a-i!::-ti'.
also cf the l'.'ue I'oii;t s:aiin:i.
-. fit-.: t p'i:t.';e into the t'tie'-'iu
'k'e:-:-.:i:: throiich fi'";' h
re:--.il II I.'. II' r. who. .i-.-t i res: :
I 1 T. mi.. ti led jo. the s;tilT. nmf
1!;c1.ns.-i..':s. .'. it I t'.e'her these he
tin s if tl ci -j-; hauled their man
T Ii i -t tin- reaving timbers at:-! i'-e t.
II lien h a-v! tn s.-.fcly.
Not ten n .: later the Cromwell
It i.ii in c." 'is i '-. itii fclmre the lif
sn cvs san- no a fiiil fio'u the risiciiis,
t'; . c' tl'it.i. ho fell. oti.. c oi:e. Iik
:- in; t se.l. :;e re-
A Simple Remedy Beautifies
the Hair. Cures Dandruff
Stocs Faiiins Hair.
Wiiat ritr it to pee po many
peji with tl.ir.. wispy hair, faded ir ,
trended with r'ny. n(l realize that j
mot of thc-e jieo;!o might hnve soft, i
rlp.n-. nbutviunt hair cf beautiful color ;
b:.J Lisfo if they wouli but use the!
i ro;uT irrctner.tl There is po neces-j
f.ry for prr.y hr.ir ur.ilcr ixty-fie years ;
of tii. a-;i'thor is no excuse for ar.y-j
rne, v.m. or o'.d, havir.fr thin. strsg-I
luiit "huir, cither full ot da.idreflf or
hoay B-.J rar.k eacllir.g with x-j
cejive oil. !
You ca-i bri-.bnek the nr-tuttl color J
rf your hair fow davs nnd forever!
ri 1 yoursi'.f . cry t:anaru:i Br.a loose
hairs, a.u! r-.:.I;i your hair grow etroriff
r.-. 1 le-- ;.:( hv usir.p YVyeth's Sage
t." ) S-j'- Hair Rcmt Jy. For pecer
t'.iorn ( j:r';vii f-arden aT r.as btn
i;-'-ii f -t i -jterir.g and preserving the
c -..r c f i.io hir; and Sulphur is rccog
r : i y fc-a!p Socialists bs beir.e
( .'. . I f r t:eauiient of hair ana
v -t arc
troubled with dandruff .
.- ';.'-- T-'p, or if your hair is;
1 c; t j-i ro'.cr or cominir out, get a
1 ".'. 1 etile cf Wyeth's Sacte and
i . ; ' r r- m your dru:gist, and notice:
t c i : .--. -.- a in ti.e a: peartr.ee of :
n-t s - r r'avs trcr.t-ert.
Special r.ger.ts. Harper Horse pbar- j
macv. 14-th St., Cud Ave. (Advert.i .
WE OPERATE THE LARGES'
1812 SECOND aVENUE
a flnrk form clinpinK to tlie wreoke'l
i i:.t. now adrift. And KftHin Kayner
an.i Lnt hum plunged luto tbe nurf.
.Now. ueal-.ened hr their effort and
the cold, they fared an even harder
t;ik. The man torn from the mast
nearly drowned thetn with his fren
zied struggling. For twenty minutes
thi uneven fight between the sailor
aud the surf on one side and the two
weakened life saTer on the other
was waged. Then a great green
co ii tier lifted beneath them and bore
a!i three through the foaming aea to
For weeks Latham lay abed, and
En y nor never performed duty again.
Suhseijuently commended by Wash
ington, they considered that honor auf-
Such Is the typical life saver, the
man who patrols the coasts from Ban
for to Galveston, from Seattle to Ixs
Angeles. He's a part of a wonderful
sjetem. New York Sun.
Milk and Popped Corn.
Because be knew his patient the doc
tor was not at all raffled when she ex-
But 1 can't, doctor; It Is no usetalk
ru:. I Just can't. I hate milk. I can't
drnk It. I will take any kind of med
icine you wish me to. but 1 cannot
en allow arrest milk."
"Very well," he said soothingly.
1 lien he opeued the door, and from the
klti hen there drifted In tbe smell of
' Who la popping corn?" she asked.
"Your uurse." said the doctor.
Hal? so boor later he persuaded her
to taste a spoonful of milk.
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i ilk ki 1 Li
'Why. that's not so bad after a;!."
she said. "What did you do to it?"
"Soaked that popped corn in It." said !
he. "Gives It an entirely different
taste, doesn't It? Sweet milk's bitter-!
est enemy Is bound to say it is drink- '
nble after it has sottked up the essence :
of popped corn for ten or fifteen min- I
Btes." New Tork Sun.
SAVED A DOUGLAS.
Sir William Ramsay'a Quick Wit at tha i
tattle of Poitiers.
In the battle of Poitiers (13."tf) a num-
ber of Scottish soldiers fought on the
side of the French, and several of them
were taken prisoners by the English. '
Among them waa Sir Archibald Ijoug-
las. Being dressed in a suit of splendid '
armor, the victors thought they had
captured as Indeed they had some
great nobleman. Several of the Eng
lish were about to strip ? his aror
when Sir William Ramyay of Colluthie.
who was also a prisoner, happening to
catch Sir Archibald's eye. gave him a
Pretending to be very angry, he cried
out: "You rascal, how ia It that you sre
wearing your master's armor? Com
here and pull off my boots I" Ioupla&.
seemingly thoroughly ioved, went
humbly forward and drew off a bout,
with which Sir William l.eiran to lie.it
him. The Enpli.-h onlookers at oui-e'
interfered on liougias' behalf, saying
that he was a person of sreat rar:U ninl
"What."' shouted fJamsry. 'lie a
lord? Why. he is a base knave ai.d. I
suppose. ha slnin bis master, t'lo. you
Uiain, and search the field for .the i
TO YOOig INDIVIDUAL MEASURE
rr a .. trf
W. W 9 ZZ PL-
ti'ifty cr my cousin, your master, and
when you have found it let me know,
that I may plve It decent burial."
All thl wns acted so naturally that
the Ennlis'i ail-iwed l;amay to ransom
the pretended manservant far 40 shil
iliigt. The money having been paid,
Sir AViiijani pave Douglas another
turashii tf and then bade him begone.
Sir Archibald lost no time in effecting
his escape, which he owed solely to the
Ingenuitv of his friend.
EULLS IN PARLIAMENT.
Tha Welcome Sound That Cneerod
Lord Balfour of Bjrleigh.
It would be hard to say which of
England's two houses of legislature
"takes the rake" for committing howl
ers, and still more difficult to pick out
the member who has taken pride of
place ia this respect during recent
years. Ii :t perhaps for simple effe c
tiveness Lord Balfour of Burleigh
woiild te h:rd to beat when he said.
"The noble lord shakes his head, and I
em glad to hear It T
Another noble lord during a debate
on Ind:;in iifTalr exclaimed: "Talk of
th s as a loan to India 1 It is a Cea
bl'e in the orean!" Nevertheless it
tands to reason tl-.at the lower house
s r:o:e proiifi" i:i quantity, if not la
pa'.ity. in is s;o. k nf howlers than
'.'no tii. per. seelr-. that it Las so many
f'nptr.iii Craig, the fiery I'lsterman.
ooked ti e fnllowirtc or.'i're i-al stew:
"Tl? nsl;?! sw.rd Is drawn for th
s!:t. and t.ever Siirrii; will ti.e black,
sm-he of ?' Nr'i',:!a'ts" tar barrels
ii:ift oa the Lute rule wind to darea
rice Tailors in America
OF TAILORING STORES IN
the hearts of Englishmen. " If any
thing could kill home rule one would
think that would.
Sir W.Hart Dyke was criticising the
standing order forbidding peers from
speaking during general elections.
Some one had quoted Lord Halsbury
as doing so. and Sir William solemnly
said, "I must admit that the honor
able gentleman has goDe fo the top of
the tree and caught a very large fish."
'Henry," she said, "I wish I could
organize a society of some kind. It
seema to be the only way to secure
social recognition In thia town."
"Well, why don't you go ahead and
"I can t think of anything that I'm
an authority on. If I should organize
a drama club some other woman who
knew more about the drama than I
would butt la end get herself elected
president. It would be the same way
with suffrage, ethical culture and child
atudy and music. I'm unfortunately
not an authority on any of these
things, and If I got up a society I
should, of course, want to be the head
"Well, why not organize a Browning
club? Ton can pretend to know all
al-o'it Browniiig. and the other women
who pretend to know all about him
won't know whether you're fooling
them or not." Chicago Record-Herald.
Five Varieties of Salmon.
Karj'-hatka h?.s five varieties of ralm
Cii cb:i vitfha ikii'g salniom. krasnala
(red. sajmoa;, keta tdo.aalmonj, gof-
busha rtiumplnifk ealuion" and kisbuteh
(sockeye saituoni. The run of cbavlt'ha
begins about May 10 to 2') (old style
during the period of spring rains am!
the overflow of ijiuddy water. They
run in large ar-hools, and' the run con
tinues for several days The fl-di.
which weigh twenty to twenty five
pounds, la purely a Kamehat'ia fish
E1TCHEN is the onlySc
IVLENZER Cleanser guar
anteed to be as good as others
sold at twice the price.
Look for the Name
on Every Can Jii
THE U. S.
nnrr is not found In the OunotsK an
other district v Consular and 'i'rad
"Conld you learn to love me?"
"I don't know," replied the gjrl.
; "What Is your particular system of ln
i atructlon?"-Washington Herald.
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