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Our Nirvana brand of Ceylon
Tea is now so well and favorably
known on this Island as to require
little further recommendation. It's
high standard of purity, and ex
quisite flavor, have placed it at the
head of first-class teas.
Consumers have recognized its
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It is put up in one-half pound,
one pound and five-pound air-tight
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1 im ananuMMH
the Stomach's Sake E
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By AMY DUPREE
Copyright, ISKA, by T. ft McClurt
"Two hundred thirty-four J don't tvi
BH'cr," wild central, rliiKlnt; off, hut ho
foro she could lenn buck for nn In-
stunt's breathing spell 71!) M called her t
"Central, why can't I gut my house?"
"I'm sure. I don't know," she answer
ed, wlUt n suspicion of laughter In bcr
"I'll bet Uioso confounded servants
ore gossiping down In the basement,
ltlng 'em again, and ring 'em like
Central obeyed his orders energetical
ly, but without results.
"I can't gut any answer," she said
gently to tho Irate man nt the other
end of tho line, "but I'll try them again
In a few minutes, and If I get an an
swer 111 call you up. No, I won't for
get," she said, almost before the man
had uttered Ids warning. "I know you
call the house every morning from your
"Thank you," Bald Uie nmn, much
niollllled. "Those servants nro so care
less, nnd my niece, who looks after tho
children, la coiillncd to her room by
Clrclevlllu'a telephone system was
not very complicated. Tho three girls
who presided In tho central olllco were
not kept occupied ns In a larger city
been u ho this was n now Institution In
tho pretty Inland city and subscribers
were not coming hi fast enough to sat
isfy the telephone company. Only one
of tho girls hailed from
Tho other two were from Chicago, and central rang off ho murmured to hlm
it was Margaret Haxter, one of tho 1 clt ' "Tbero's a girl who will make n
Chicago girls, who had answered Mr. '- business womnn somo day. I
Dickson's Imperative calls. would not mind having her In my
For tliu next few minutes she was i oHlc"
kept busy plugging In and out on her And, though ho could never tell Just
board, nut all the time a queer little I "ow It happened, from that time on It
smile hovered about her lips and n w central who had tho trying convcr
light almost tender shone In her eyes. I sntlon with Mary until Miss Kllen got
"It would bo very funny," she said about, nnd after that with Miss Mien
to herself, "If It should all be straight- herself, merely giving him a condensed
ened out by telephone, und I would , report of tho conversation. This saved
not bo at nil surprised If that Is Just ' ,lls tl"". which was valuable, nnd It
wnnt Jack Hoped for." Then alio turn-1
ed suddenly und rang up 234 J.
A rather thick voice with a distinct
broguo answered this call with u sul
len "Hello." Margnret's fuco turned
gravo und Arm lines showed about her
"Why has no ouo answered the tele
phone?" sho said rnUicr sternly. "I
huvo been ringing you on and off for
"Ruro I've somcthln' to do beside
mnnlu' up them stairs to answer this
bell. It's a wonder a womun can't cat
her breakfast In peace."
Margaret connected 231 J with 710
M, sighing softly to herself, "Poor
Charley and his babies at tho mercy
of that woman."
Tho conversation nt tho wiro claim
ed her attention. There were reasons
why she felt sho had a right to listen.
"Hello, Mary. Is Oils you?"
"How Is Master Iteglnald?"
"What did ho eat for his breakfast?"
"A peach, a bowl of rlco and milk
and flvo cakes."
"Now, Mary, I've told you repeated
ly not to lot lilni havo hot cakes."
"Then, sir, you'll havo to stay at
home and keep him from It. It's n
cook I nm and no nurse."
"Well, well," said tho man anxious
ly, as ono who runllzed he was in n
predlcnmcnt nnd needed tho good will
of every ono. "I'm sure while Miss
Mien Is sick you will look after tho
children, and I will not forget It when
I pny you llUXt Week."
THIS nit of tllplomncy elicited no
reply from tho other end of tho wire.
"Has Miss Hcsslo gono to school?"
"She has not. Sure tho string's off
her hood nnd ono of her rubbers Is
lost eutlrcJy, und I told her she'd best
stay homo till her Aunt Kllen could
"Dear, dear," said tho man, nud a
prodigious sigh seemed to choke his
"In that nil, sir?" said tho woman
"I guess so," ho replied reluctantly
and hung up his receiver.
At her end of tho wlro tho woman
slnmincd up the receiver with n crush
which mndo central flush Just a hit
angrily Clump, clump, clump, sho
went down the bnsument stairway to
meet a look of Inquiry on tho face of
l.ri iiuauuj.u, Hdlliuitui "MM lllllli Ul nil
work for Henry Dickson, president of
tho Kxcclslor Hardware company.
"Sure, It's tho sainu old thing," she
snld snappishly as she tossed tho soap .
Into tho dish pnn. "Frettln' his soul
out about those two children. It's no !
placo for mo nnd you, Tim. Either tho ,
old nmn or tho young un ought to
marry. what with church nnd pur
, 1IIIUI l.t.,1 . IH4..I1 flit,. ,m-
and u fly be night nuture Into tho
In, Miss Mien's no good at all, nt
nil, When she's In tho house she's In
bed, und when she's not In tied she's
i out of the houso."
Tim shook his head and marched out
to the stable, nnd Mary turned to face
a shrinking Uttlo llguro In tho door
way, "I wunt to sit behind tho stove, Mury.
There's no flro In tho library, nnd I'm
' cold till over."
I "I'll hot tho young uii'b goln' to bo
sick," said Mary as sho made room for
1 tho child on tho wood box behind tho
stove. "Bhe ought to had on her wnrra
I flannels last week. Bit there, doar,
whilst I toll you about tho fairies Pad
dy O'fllyn mot on his way to Donegal
I Tho man at tho other end of tho lino
hnd Ikm'ii Ironing buck In n chnlr, Mar
ng ii) at the celling. Finally he cnllcd
lila Hteiitiirmnher mid dlelnted n letter.
It was nddn'flHeil to t'hnrlei Dlckmm
mid wound up iw follow h;
"While you'ro In Chicago I wIhIi you
would stop In to nee your aunt Mary
(Jravert. Things nrc not going right at
the houtte, I fear. Kllen Is too frlvoloiw
and fond of society to do what Is en
tirely right by us nnd the children.
Your aunt Mary Is n cnpablo woman
and would pull things together In less
than no time."
Hut even with the letter started on
Us way Mr. Dickson felt uneasy. Aunt
' Mary was capable, but was sue sym
pathetic enough to deal with those
! children? He recalled tho gentle ways
and the fair face of the dead daughter-in-law.
He wished somehow Aunt Mary
would wave her hair about her fnco
nnd smile once hi awhile. Hut she was
better than tho more uncertain element
he had dreaded -n stepmother for his
And all the time Margaret Haxter sat
In front of the switchboard, plugging
the Jacks and thinking. Just before he
closed up his desk to go homo Mr.
IMckson was surprised to catch her
voice with a new, almost friendly nc
cent. "Ih this Mr. Dickson?"
".Shall I call Mary and toll her to
have tho children come down to meet
Mr. Dickson lived some distance be
yond the street car terminus, and Tim
always drove down In the runabout to
meet him. It never struck him us odd
that tho telephono girl knuw of his
dally habit. Perhaps she lived In tho
neighborhood. I.Io nnswered in a re
"Yes; I'd forgotten to call her."
"And If you didn't coll her she
wouldn't remember, would she?"
"No, no," agreed the man; "these
i servants nro n great trial."
pieuseu ins inncy uiui some one appro
elated bin nbsorblng Interest In the
That was why ho had a bouquet of
flowers sent up to the telephone ex
change one day and n box of candy an
other. Sovornl times he was tempted to
call In person, but he llnally decided
that seeing tho girl face to fnco might
prove a disillusion. Faces and voices
do not always harmonize, nnd yet ho
thought of tho great relief It was to re
ceive messages from central Instead of
lrato Mary or butterfly Kllen. He felt
sure that this particular voice stood
for n face fair and womanly. Then he
would recall n recent letter from his
son, Aunt Mary would come forn con
sideration. Hut finally an Inspiration enmc to
him. Ilcgglo was having n' birthday.
Kllen, wIUi characteristic heedlessness,
hnd forgotten this Important event and
bad arranged to Join a houso party for
the very night. Hut tills should not
stand In tho way of a proper observ
unco of the occasion. Kcgglo should
have a birthday spree, und the guest of
honor should bo this central girl, with
whom tho two children had held many
Uttlo talks across the wire.
She ucccpted tho Invitation seut In
llegglo's untne. Sho rode out In tho
runabout driven by tho suspicious Tim,
who had mndo uuplensaut remarks to
his wife about old fools and pretty
girls. And sho flnnlly entered tho
door opened by Mr. Dickson himself.
Do gavo n sigh of rullef, which was
. ,rowlUH, in tli tnmiiltnnnn Pmntn..
. .. h11i1rnn Rm vnn 1nt whnt tw.
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had dreamed of, but what ho hnd not
dared to hope for. They had n merry
evening, and when tho two children
were Bitting dowu, ouo on either side
of her, to henr what Ilegglo described
as corking goblin stories, tho sound
of a latchkey fell upon Mr. Dickson's
Ho roso uncertainly; so did Mnrgarot
Baxter, and so did tho two children.
And that waB tho scone upon which en
tered Chnrles Dickson, general repro
sentntlvo for tho Excelsior Hardware
company, Just returned from n hard
trip on tho road. Ho looked at his fa
ther, who Hushed. He looked at Mar
garet Haxter, who smiled, no looked
ut tho two children, who shrieked si
multaneously and mndo a rush at him.
When ho had escaped from their
embraces his futher started to make
thu nocessary Introduction, but the
younger man wnved him nslde.
"I have known Margaret for somo
time In fact, long before you knuw
her. When tho children Imve finished
their frolic and gono to bed I well, wo
will explain this mutter to you."
Mr, Dickson, St.. looked from his
son's dancing eyes' to Margaret Hux
i " w ...
'"'a flushed fnco andjomnrked dryly:
"" won't bo necessary. And while
Miss Haxter Is finishing that goblin
story you had better telegraph to Aunt
Mary. Tell hur she need not come.
We've changed our minds."
A Now York physician gives Uie fol
lowing as his Ideas of tho paco Uiut
"Every man that doea not take at
.oust eight hours' sleep out of every
Iweuty-four Is robbing himself of Just
dint much vital energy. Tho mon who
,n the future will live to be 100 years
ld will tako moro than eight hours'
deep every day of tliolr lives. Mnn
nnnot burn tho candle at boUi end
Secnuso nature will not permit him to
lo It" ,
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