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CHAPTER XII—Continued
Casimir was tired, worried, over
excited and was drinking too much
champagne. In his soberest senses he
does not understand English very well.
He certainly did not understand what
was said to him then. But he readily
promised that Tommy should bave
every opportunity of explaining him
self to the king and Calypso. The
king, ao he said, meant to travel with
the party as far as Breslau. Tommy
could talk to him In the train. He
would have several hours In which to
«ay all he wanted. Afterward he
could talk to the prtneeas, all day
long If he chose, for three whole days.
_It would be at least three days before
they could leave Brealau.
Next morning Tommy and Janet
Church went to the Friedrich Strasse
station In good time for the train to
Breslau. They found tbe king and
Calypso waiting for them. Casimir
arrived a few minutes later and saw
them off.
The princess and Janet Church trav
eled together. The king and Tommy
took their places In a smoking com
partment. Fortunately they had It
to themselves. As soon as the train
started Tommy braced himself in an
effort He wanted to get an explana
tion of what was happening, and he
was quite determined to make hia own
position clear.
It was the king who began the con
versation,
"I'm glad." he said, "that we have
this carriage to ourselves. I want to
have a little talk with you."
"And I want to talk to you," said
. oramy .
By way of showing that this talk
was going to be of a very serious kind
he stood up and set bis back against
the door of the compartment. The
king settled down In a corner and lit
a cigar.
"Are you. or are you not really a
ting?"
The king turned his cigar over be
tween bis fingers thoughtfully.
"That," be said, "la rather a hard
question to answer. I certainly was
a king once. If you asked Casimir
he'd say I am king still, since I haven't
abdicated. On the other hand, the
statesmen of the Entente powers. If
yon ask them, wou|d say that 1 am not
a king, because they have definitely
turned me out. However—" here he
smiled pleasantly—"It doesn't really
matter, does U?. As I told you last
night, I don't keep np any kind of
state now. Yon needn't remain stand
ing np. Fd much rather you sat down
and were comfortable. Have a cigar."
Tommy sat down and took a cigar.
"Now," said the king, "let's talk
about this unlucky Miss Temple bus
iness. I'm sorry to tell you that Calyp
so feels very strongly shout It, ab
surdly strongly. In fact, I bad the
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The Priwee e e end Janet Church Trav
eiod Tog ethe r.
greatest difficulty In getting her to
start this morning If 1 hadn't come
with her myself, which I didn't psr
«icnieriy want to do. I shouldn't have
aMs to get her Into the train."
felt that Ms opportunity
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at
hod
"I
«* ye«." he sold. "Quit I am dm Lord
Norheya. I know that you*ws
easily In I AH NOT LORD NOE
turns."
That." said the king "fa exactly
what I told Oalypeo To« sold os
to
repeating R ta har all day. I told her
Temple, that you'd never
girl, that yeu'd never
.
her. »"at. In fact. YOU ARE NOT
LORD NORHEYS,"
Tbe king gave a pleasant and
smiling imitation of Tommy's emphat
ic assertion. i>
"I don't think you quite understand
me even now. 1 really am not Lord
Norheys."
The king waved his hand airily.
'That's a tremendous comfort to
me." he said. "It gets us out of the
Miss Temple difficulty, and, to tell the
truth, that affair was becoming se
rious."
"Who on earth is Misa Templer*
asked Tummy, desperately.
"Oh, an actress. I believe," said the
king, smiling. "Or a dancer. But It
doesn't matter, does It? Lord Nor
beys. It seems, has foolishly promised
to marry her. Even that wouldn't
'
really have mattered. You could have
kept her In the background—"
"Don't aay *you,' " said Tommy.
'T've told you over and over again
that I am not Lord Norheya."
"Of course you're not. 1 know that
and I'm very glad of it It simplifies
things immensely, for though Lord
Norheys might have married Calyp
so In spite of Miss Temple. I'm afraid
Calypso wouldn't have married him.
Miss Temple wrote a letter to my
daughter, a most pathetic letter, beg
ging her not to take Lord Norheys
away from her. It affected Calypso
greatly. There was something In It
about a 'one ewe lamb,' and Calypso,
having lots of flocks and herds. It
seemed to me rather an odd descrip
tion of a young man. The patriarch
used to quote that parable to me, but
then It always was—well, a 'ewe'
lamb. That stuff never made roach
Impression on me, but Calypso wept
when she read it. She said that if
you'd promised to marry Miss Tem
ple—"
"But I haven't."
"So I told Calypso. I told her that
she must not mix you up with Lord
Norheys. She said that even If yon
hadn't actually promised to marry her,
you had certainly stolen sway her
young affections."
*T haven't," said Tommy.
"Of course not Their affections
are seldom as young as all that. At
least, that's my experience. Those
ewe lambs are generally pretty well
able to fake care of themselves. Bat,
of course, it would have been no good
saying that to Calypso, or for the
matter of that to the patriarch. The
patriarch is a very simple-minded oM
man. He believes In young affections
and broken hearts and all that sort of
thing. However, fortunately. * we
haven't got to argue with him sod
Calypso along those lines. All we've
got to do Is make them believe that
you are not I-ord Norheys. Once they
believe Jthat, all our difficulties van
ish. The marriage can go on."
"Do yon mean to say," said Tom
my, "that you're still willing to al
low me to marry your daughter?"
"Of course I am," said the klug. T
always was. I never took that Miss
Temple business in the least serious
ly. These things will happen. Every
body except Calypso and the patriarch
"But It hasn't happened." said Tom
my. "At least. It haan't happened to
me. It may possthty have happened
to Lord Norfieys. I don't know any
thing about that."
"Just what I Raid to Calypso, and
Just what you will have to my to tbe
patriarch. Then the only obstacle to
tbe marriage vanishes." —
"No. It doesn't," said Tommy,
least, that one may. But there's an
other obstacle, a much worse one."
'At
"If there's another.'' said the king.
"for heaven's sake don't let her write
to Calypso. Who is she? Don't say
IF« Miss Church. If It Is. we're done."
"1 never saw Miss Church In my
life till yesterday," mid Tommy.
T thought It coaid hardly be her.
She really la rather toe old for that
sort of thing. But If it had been her.
it . would have been awkward, vary
awkward Indeed. She'd have gone In
person to the patriarch, and nothing
yon could have said would have
straightened things out. However, If
it isn't her. It doesn't really matter.
so long as the other one doesn't tele
graph er writ«."
"Thera isn't soother one."
"You've just told me there la." sold
A
of fact, there's no girl at all and ner
la far
The obstacle I
then any girt."
the king "Cram the point ef view ef
the patriarch."
The «to ute is this." sold Tommy.
Ta only a curate."
T don't regard that os an obstacle
at «B," sold th* ksj ( * "Our patriarch
doesn't believe la the celibacy ef th*
dergy B* toFt married hlaaeelf. but
ÏS? "*
"That's not my point at all. A» •
matter of fact. I'm not a Roman Cat*
oltc curate and I'm perfectly free to
marry if 1 like."
'That wouldn't have mattered, any
how.'' Raid the kin«. 'The patriarch
would have absolved you from any
vow you might have made. He's ter
rifically powerful In that sort of way
and can give you absolution for prac
tically anything. The trouble about
him Isn't that he can't give absolu
tion : but that sometimes he won't."^
"How can u curate marry a prln
"That's my
cess?" said Tommy,
point. If she really Is a princess—"
"She Is." said the king. "From the
point of view of any one who accepts
legitimate theories, she's moat cer
tainly a royal princess. Rut I hope
I needn't say that I don't attach any
importance tp the fact. We are living
in a world that has been made safe
for democracy and nobody care« a pin
for those old-fashioned Ideas. There's
nothing to prevent any princess from
marrying an English marquis"
"But I'm not an English marquis,"
I keep on telling you
said Tommy,
that and you wont believe me."
"It Isn't that I don't believe you."
Mid the king. "It's simply that I find
It very hard to remember. However,
the main thing la cot to let any old
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"Are Vou, or Are You Not Really a
Klngr
fashioned Ideas about disparity of
rank trouble you. Tbe whole matter
has been arranged."
"I wish I knew who arranged that
I am to marry a princess."
"Well,'' said the king. 'There were
several people in It I was one."
"Why?" said Tommy. "Why did you
make such an extraordinary arrange
ment?"
•There were a good many reasons,**
said the king. "I couldn't go back to
Lystris myself. The Leagu
tlons wouldn't let me. I'm not sure
that I want to even if they would.
I'm earning much more In the Mas
cotte than you'll ever get out of Lye
trla. But I'd be glad to see Calypso
back on her ancestral throne. It'll be
some sort of provision for her. poor
girl, and she hates dancing in th*
Msscotte. Tou may think I ought to
provide for ber: but I can't. At least.
I'd much rather not. I'm earning a
good enough salary, bat. the cost of
living I« terrific. We middle-class pro
fessional men—-that's tbe class I be
long to now—are being squeezed out
of existence everywhere In Europa.
That's the reason I want to see Calyp
so safely married and on a throne."
"But why dm ~y 0 Q ctaoooe ntf
T didn't choose you. The fact Is
that the Lystrtans knew very well that
they couldn't get s king at all unless
be was an Englishman. The Entente
e of Ns
powers would have turned down any
one else. And the Lystrians wanted
a king, all of them. There's the pa
triarch, for Instance. He hstes play
ifig second fiddle to a Megs I Ian man
who's merely an archimandrite, but
has taken to wearing a gold chain
round his neck much thicker than our
patriarch's Of course, as soon as Lys
trta gets back Into tbe position of an
Independent kingdom, our patriarch
will be top dog of tbe two. Then
there are tbe Casimirs. There are
eight or ten Casimirs, all counts, and
there's the reat of the aristocracy.
They're nobodles In a large republic
like Megalla. but they're very Impor
tant people in Lystris. Besides, they
like having a court to hang about.
You can't imagine how those fellow«
love dressing up la onlforms, putting
on swords sad attending state balls.
And the way they eatl I ««sure you
that a bullock roasted whole and a
couple of pigs go no distance at a sap
per table In Lystris. It used to be a
frightful expense to me. I needn't tell
you the Megnllan President doesn't do
that kind, of thing. He can't, poor
M i en. Hia salary won't ran to IL
That's another example of the rirait
sued circumstance« of the middle
Than ora no fools so utyihjaom* mp
these that have •»»- — Benjomi»
Franklin
T «dll doa^t see why tbe LystrfaM
chose me." said Tommy, "if they did."
aarawTSD.)
(TO
PHscattrrially AppraUmJ
Applying for a divorce, an old Geor
gia negro said to the judge : "Hit only
a string er fish ter kit
tied. Jedge ; hut Lawdy. jedge. I'd give
a whale ter git rid er her "—Boston
Transcript.
Or Think Th ey Have
Two "New Breeds
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Believed That "Türken" Is
Nothing Else Than Tran
sylvania Naked-Neck.
Tnere Is no lore like that of the
cross of widely separated species of
That nature
frowns on such crosses Is evidenced by j
the failure of repeated and persistent
experiments under favorable condi
tions. Where progeny has followed vio
lent 'Tossings, It Is sterile as a rule.
The Department of Agriculture has Is
sued a press release In this connection,
which is as follows:
''The L'nlted States Department of
Agriculture has received many re
quests from all parts of the country
for information concerning two so
called new "breeds" of poultry, the
Türken* and the 'Kiwi.' The depart
ment has been aware of advertisements
concerning these new and novel
'breeds,* for which some rather re
markable claims have been made. The
advertisements and literature describ
ing the origin and qualities of these
'breeds' seem to have aronsgd much
Interest on the part of the public, since
tbe department has recelvd several
urgent requests for an explanation re
garding the reliability of the claims
made.
«als — and— birds.
How "Turkon" Was Produced.
"The statements to the advertise
ments and literature claim that tbe
'turken' was originally produced by
crossing a male turkey with a female
chicken, and that the 'Kiwi' was pro
duced by crossing a mala ostrich with a
female chicken.
"Successful crosses have been made
between the pheasant and the chicken,
and to practically every case the prog
eny has been of the male sex and
sterile. Also, successful crosses have
been made between the guinea and the
chicken, and here again tbe sex of the
progeny has almost Invariably been
mo*« and the hybrida have been sterile.
Both of these crosses have been made
with great difficulty and. ao far as
known, no cross giving any progeny
has ever been reported between the
turkey and th# chicken. Furthermore,
it is highly Improbable that the prog
eny, If any bave ever been secured,
would breed at all. and certainly not
readily. In such wide or violent,
crosses the progeny is always sterile,
and the claim for the 'Türken.' which
is reported to be th* hybrid progeny
of a cross between the turkey and the
chicken, is In all probability not found
ed on fact
Is Nsked-Neeksd Chicken.
•'One other point roust be made con
cerning the so-called Türken.' Tbe
Illustrations accompanying the adver
tisements and literature are in all prob
ability photographs of the Transyl
vania Naked-neck chickens Accord
ing to the best Information obtainable
this odd-looklng breed originated to
West India, and the characteristic
naked neck hos bred true for msoy
years, it Is a distinct character of the
breed. The department believes that
tbe to-called Türken' la nothing else
than tbe Transylvania Naked-neck
chirk en, which apparently possesses
no qualities superior to the more Im
portant standard breeds and varieties,
and has not been shown to be psr- L
dcolsrty well adapted to conditions in
many parts of our country.
"As far as the reported cross giv
ing rise to the 'Kiwi* Is concerned, there
Is noch lets evidence to support such
a cross than to tbe case of the
Türken.* This 1« too violent a cross
to produce any results whatever.
"The burden of proof that such
crosses as those giving rise to the
Turken* and the Kiwi* must remain
with the sponsors of such novel produc
tions. In tbe meantime, the Interests
of the public should be safeguarded."
Feed to Maintain Cows
of Different Weights
~ Extensive detailed experiments have
been made to determine the average
«mount of protein and other food nu
triments needed to maintain rows ot
different weights. Also, the different
feeds have been tested to determine
tbe average amounts of digestible pro
tein and other nutriments. This data
has been arranged In table form and
may be found in various books, ex
periment station bulletins, etc., but Is
too extensive to reproduce here. These
experiments also show tbe amounts of
food nutriments required to produce
dUTerant amounts of milk. By taking
tbe data from these tables, showing
bow much Is required, tbe balanced
ration Is worked oat by grouping to
gether the necessary amounts of the
different feeds to give the correct total
sad proportion of nutriments. Rations
aa worked eut by this process can only
serve as a guide because of the great
variation la individual cows, bat they
are very valuable In actually obtain
lag the best rations.
Ubcerciae Mare and Foal
_ in Cool of the Evening
In tbe evening when It Is cool and
the files ere Inactive, turn the msre
and foal out on pasture. This will
allow the colt to get plentv of ex
ercise. grase, and fresh sir with the
least possible interference from files.
When the mere Is not working, the
pasture is the best place for both
and foal, but they should be pro
with shade of some sort When
natural shade Is net available, a cheap
structure should be built to meet the
Hang a few socks under, the
tree» or in the shed so that the mere
r;
•M fool can
Prepare Early for
Filling the Silo
Arrange for Help, Power
and Cutting Equipment
Plan early for the Important work
of filling the «lia Arrange for your
help, power and cutting equipment,
Make measurements for placing cut
ter and power. Plan to have a dear
mart to the cutter and also one leav
Ing, so that the loads of fodder can
euslly li« brought to the machine and
leave without requiring backing or
difficulties in getting away. Select a
good foundation for the cutter and set
up blower pipe as nearly vertical as
possible so as to «void friction and
unnecessary length of pipe. The ma
chine should be set level and securely
fastened by stakes and by sinking
grooves for wheels In putting up
blower pipe or carrier, care ahould he
taken to securely fasten top at en
trance to root. In building your silo
It Is well to construct a ladder reach
ing from top door to outside opening
at roof so that It will be easy for a
man to go to the top of an empty alio
and open the roof door to lower rope
or pulley Tpr elevating pipe or car
rier.
Corn should be fairly well matured,
for at this time the plant contains. Ite
greatest amount of food material.
This stage may be determined by ob
serving the denting ot tbe corn,
drying of the bottom leaves or some
of the outside husks.
The early dent stage Is that period
when the corn Is best matured for
putting In shocks. If the corn be
sowed thick ln drille or broadcast. Its
maturity can be determined by tassel
and silk. With cane, kaffir corn or
rallo malte the same rule will hold
true as to maturity. If tbe corn Is
overmatured It will be necessary to
add water which can best be done by
using a hose and putting the water to
at the blower, using from one-half to
one barrel per load according to the
dryness of tbe fodder. Where the
silage la to be used for fattening.
rather than milk production. It la lm
portant that the corn bs mature, and I
for this purpose It Is best to plant an
early variety in those sections where [
a later one will not mature.
Renovating Strawberry
Bed Soon After Harvest |
Th* strawberry patch which ha*
borne one crop should be renovated
soon after harvest. This 1« done by
plowing out the plants on either one
or both sides of tbe row, leaving a
strip only about four inches wide.
The soil of tbe plowed land Is thor
oughly cultivated and If s spike
toothed harrow Is used, cross-cultiva
tion may be practiced so that a good
bed Is made for the new runner
plants. Under good soil conditions
these will start to row within « short
time and will make s row of new
plants 12 to 16 inches wide by early
The new plants are confined
to tbe proper width by continuing
cultivation until they cease to grow.
Usually It does not pay to rénovais
a commercial strawberry patch that
has already produced two crops, al
though a home patch, under very |
favorable conditions, may be allowed
to yield three sad sometimes font
fsll.
crop«.
«
Hard Luck" With Pigs
Result of Wrong Feed«
A great deal of so<sited "bard luck"
with young pigs soon' after farrowing
can be traced directly to Improper
feeding and In most cases to over-1
feeding of the tows. Just because a
sow seems hungry Just after farrow
ing la no Index that she ahould re
ceive feed,
A liberal supply of water should al
ways be available. This will usually
satisfy and quiet tbe eow. She ahould
receive very little feed for at least
24 hoars after farrowing. Tbe first
few feeds of grain ahould be light
and fed In the form of thick slop.
She should not be on full feed for
from six to ten days after farrowing
RPMRcrafr
Few things give mors and cost h
than a woodlot.
Watch the garden tor unwwrnm»
Insect visitors. A bng In time saves
nine—and the garden ease.
• • •
Alfalfa Is not only s soli enrich er
of outstanding merit; It Is the best of j
all forage crops for dairy cattle.
« • •
Lots of loose talk about the poor
class of help on the farms made one
farmer Inquire If better living quar
ters wouldn't attract a better grade
of men. —
s • s
During hot weather R Is very nee
calves are fed be kept dean and ster
ilized, since dirty buckets era a com
mon cause of calf scours. Bacteria
develop rapidly at this time ®f year
and on unwashed bucket soon becomes
very ansa nitary.
• •
Window glose filters out certain
valuable sun raya On a teat at the
New Jersey experiment station UM1
chicks kept behind glass srerafed
one-fourth pound each at the end ot
12 weeks. Two hundred chick* ef the
ration.
hut kept outdoors, «sighed lit
pound*
WELL ONE DAY
IN BED THREE
That Wat die life of Mrs.
Hollister Until she Began
Taking Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound
Wyandotte, Michigan. — " After my
baby was born I did not do my own work
for six months and
could hardly take
care of my own baby.
I always had a pain
in my right side and
it was so bad I was

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getting round sboul
flersTl would feel
Well one day end then
feel ao bed for three
or four days that 1
would be in bed. (tee
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was, and she said a friend told her to
tell aw to try Lydia E. Pinkham's Veg
etable Compound. So tbe next day I
f it a bottle and before it was half taken
got relief. After I was well again 1
went to tbe doctor and be asked me how
along. I
£. Pmkhi
told bim 1 waa
T am's Vegetable
be* said it did not bnrt
any one to take it. I am always recom
mending the Vegetable Compound to
others and I always have a bottl e of i t
I « hsnd."—Mrs. HamtY BoU4RB,
K- F- D. No. I, Box 7, Wyandotte, Mich
the!»_
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taking
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