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Indignant Diner-Look here, waiter; t just found a button in this dish of roast turkey. Calm Waiter-Yes, sir; it is part of the dressing.-Harper's Bazar. Different. "It is the little things in this world that cause us the most trouble." "Not in my business," replied the thoe clerk; "it's the big things, the pwners of which want to put into lit Ile shoes." At All Hours. "Professor, what do you consider the most wonderful thing in the tvorld?" "The brain of a centipede; it is in .nitesimally small, yet it has perfect Sontrol over the creature's entire sys iem of legs and feet." Anxiously Waiting. "I do hope things will take a turn 4ar the better soon. If stocks would Ouly go up!" "Why, have you been investing in itocks, my dear?" "No, but father has promised that te would buy me a duke as soon as A. G. & W. touches 120." Chinese Educational Puzzle. It is generally recognized that China has set to work at the wrong end of her education problem. . . . China has begun at the top, has tried to establish universities without prepar ing students for them, and all the low er rungs of the ladder are so badly constructed that it is almost impos sielble for the student to mount by them.-National Review, Shanghai. NATURAL EVIDENCE. Adelaide-Why, Cornelia, your hair 4s all mussed up. Cornelia-Yes, dear; you-you see, George stole up and snatched a dozen kisses before I could scream. Adelaide-But why don't you step In front of the mirror and rearrange (four hair? Cornelia-GraciousI Why, I wouldn't fto it for the world. Why, none of the girls would believe he kissed me. FEED YOU MONEY Feed Your Brain, and It Will Feed You Money and Fame. "Ever since boyhood I have been especially fond of meats, and I am con vinced I ate too rapidly, and failed to oasticate my food properly. * "The result was that I found myself, Sfew years ago, afflicted with all ments of the stomach, and kidneys, which interfered seriously with my business. "At last I took the advice of friends and'began to eat Grape-Nuts instead of the heavy meats, etc., that had con stituted my former diet. "I found that I was at once bene Sted by the change, that I was soon relieved from the heartburn and indi. gestion that used to follow my meals, that the pains in my back from my kidney affection had ceased. "My nerves, which used to be uan steady, and my brain, which was slow and lethargic from a heavy diet of meats and greasy foods, had, not in a moment, but gradually, and none the less surely, been restored to normal efficiency. "Now every nerve is steady and my brain and thinking faculties Lre quick *or and more acute than for years past. "After my old style breakfasts I used to suffer during the forenoon from a teeling of weakness which hindered me seriously in my work, but since I began to use Grape-Nuts food I can work till dinner time with all ease and comfort." Name given by Poo turn Co., Battle Creek, Mich. "There's a reason." Iead the little book, "The Road to Wellville," In pkgs. Ever read the above lettert A mev Oem appears from time to time. The) are eautlue, teue, sad full Of hums 4Sterest. A 4 ~~~EN Y ELNOIO COP~R~ Fl b U I'llW 4 IGHT I have a word with you, sir, with out the cabin?" Immediately leav ing my associates, I followed the . short, Smuscular, athletic fig SS ure of the camp doc £ tor out to the edge of the forest. "What's up, Doc?" I asked expectantly. "I want the 'elp of a man as 'as the nerve to do an ugly job before daylight," he whispered sententiously. "Murder?" I tried to smile. "Mayhap!" he quietly replied, to my amazement. "That lets me out, Doc. I'm off for my bunk." "No it doesn*t" he hissed, follow ing my hesitant retreat. "What brings me 'ere late at night in a storm is more important to the company and its hundred and sixty-two hands in camp, than to you and me. This job's goin' for-ard tonight, come what may. And you who are handy with a gun and I who have no talent for talk afterward-wels, it's we two for the perfawmence. I'm dead serious, I am, and you'll stand by-I'm certain of that. Come, the tide's just a-turnin'. We'll have to be movin' with it. Every moment we're nearer a stampede and a panic in camp. Get your gun and sneak to my hut right away. Not a peep to them gents from Boston, nor to any one else. We're going for bear, understan', plain brown bear tomorrow." That Alaskan night was of the foul est! A fretful kamook bayed dismal ly on the opposite shore where Haida Indians sometimes dwell on their canoe voyages among the Prince of Wales Islands. The Coplan Copper company's smelter cast fitful patterns of light and shadow upon the freezing bay. The wild voice of the hills smote the sea beyond with a hiss and roar. January was in angry mood in the wilderness as I kicked the snow from my boots before the doctor's cabin, and his hound uttered a long, low growl within. It seemed but a mo ment when our pipes were loaded, the "whuskey" on the rude table beside us, and the fire roaring in the doctor's lit tle rusty stove. Turning suddenly and bringing his fist to the level of my face, the little man unpacked himself brusquely: "Am I correctly informed that you're leaving camp for the east on the next boat?" "That's my intention unless this storm detains me." "Well, sir," continued the doctor, as he placed a foot on the hound's thick neck and recharged his glass, "I hope nothing will interfere with your leav in'; but I can't see the horizon of a little mess down near the Indian quar ters behind the mill. You see, I can't say anything to those timid city direc tors about it, tearin' of their indis cretion and a tangle with the health officer at the port o' entry. Them di rectors hate me! Now you've appealed to me as a man of the woods. You've been about some where a man's got to be several times a man. This d-d Indian must be handled mightily rough tonight. At least we can't weep over him. He sneaked in night before last without permission, and it'll explode any minute." When the doctor rummaged for two black shroud-like gowns and careless ly threw them across the bed, I sus pected that we were either to lynch somebody, commit a corpse to the sea or participate in some ghoulish cere mony of pagan belief amongst the 9iwash across the bay. Finally I blurted: "Doe, what are these black kimonas for? Looks like a hanging." "It might better be a hangin'," he retorted, pawing amongst his apothe cary stores, from which he occasion ally set aside a package. "It's small pox! That's what it is-In a camp of panicky miners ready to bolt on the first whiff. Smallpox-fourteen-day stage, and a pest house harboring the d--d case. Do you understand? Smallpox!" Then with a toss of the head and one of those sudden turns upon his auditor which characterized all his in tense utterances, he growled: "Come along now, we've got to move that case out of camp before dawn or, well, you'll see the company's boat in the hands of mutinous miners, and its creditors dividin' its assets in bank ruptcy, and me a-goin' to the coop for violatin' the law." We skulked along the beach as far as possible from the glare of the smelter. Black buzzards, sheltering in a wood pile, chattered raucously. The doctor whispered: "Our plan, remember. If the buck shows fight, do your part; I'll do mine. We'll avoid a rough-and-tumble as long as possible. Hear that sea racing past the inlet! Gad! what a night for women and children! This bread and bacon won't be needed, I'm believin'. 'PO .R T~c18 TOtAQ A WZQowfAY DUTV US Poor brown devils-and yet-Stand by now, and if you feel yourself cavin', bite that cigar like a mink trap and work away. Musn't bungle this!" We remained for a moment in the shadow of the silent mill to rehearse the "job" about to be perpetrated. The Indian's rudely-curtained hut win dow gleamed faintly red-a bleared eye in the dark void. We knocked. A menacing grunt and a shifting of moccasined feet within-nothing more hospitable. "The doctor, with food and medi cine. Let me in." We let ourselves into the hut before the Indian had arisen from the floor. The hut reeked with the foul stench peculiar to the domestic conditions of nomad Indians in this region. We lured the Indian outside. Our return from pestilence to the cold, sweet air of the Alaskan forest, intox icated me. The doctor began menacingly: "Why didn't you ride out on the morn ing tide? You said you would last night. You lied and, damn you, en dangered the health of the whole camp. You've got twenty minutes to paddle oft with your family or get shot." The Indian replied sullenly as he moved toward the canoe upon the beach. "Squaw too sick. Hunt for meat all day. I go when the water sleeps-mebbe soonly." He turned de. fiantly with clenched fists. "See here, Thlinkit, you've come into this camp with what miners would shoot you for. I've given you two days to clear out at the risk of infecting our men and wrecking the mine for three months. I've got twenty men in the shadow of that mill ready to pound you Into pulp when my gun barks. You understan'? Now, we'll do this quietly or we'll do it fighting'." Saying which the doctor drew his pistol while I entered the hut and seized the Indian's rifle. A long dory-like canoe was torn from the thin ice into which it lay bedded. The brutal duty was under way. The squaw, whose disease had ad vanced to the stage of dessication, opened herx terrible eyes-eyes sunk en and deliquescent. Go six miles down the coast; you'll find fresh water and game a-plenty. Set your traps, and wait for the com pany's launch to pass on her way out. Paddle out to meet her when you hear her whistle-tour days hence. If you attempt to land within this inlet, I'll sink your boat with a shot. Now, then, heave off." Having given his commands, the doctor joined in some mighty shoving and cussing to get the boat away; the Indian's reluctant paddle caught the water lazily, and the deeply laden craft of disease and death, and hatred of the white man, finally pointed her angular nose toward an unknown and a doubtful fate. I looked around for Doc, before setting the hut afire and burning the last vestige of the case that had worried him. He was not ashore. He had vanished like a ghoul from the Indian's dying fire. I hel loed softly, and, gazing toward the disappearing boat-descried his squat figure with a paddle in the bow! Was it possible? Yes, there he was and from there he called to me this weird adieu: "Good night, old chap. We've done a d-n fine job; but I'm going to finish it alone. Send a canoe after me day after tomorrow, or pick me up when the Mary Ann puts out to sea. If I'm infected, I'll hang my pink shirt high in a fir tree near the beach, and don't you come within a hundred feet of me. If I'm all right, ill get aboard and see you off for the states. I say-burn the Indian's hut, sneak to my shack and lay low. Don't explain anything. Those miners wouldn't stay in camp a minute, and the Aealth offlcer'd hang me for not re portin'. Thanks, old chap, thanks. It was a dirty job for you." I heard no more except the woolies gathering aloft and hitting the distant sea with a roar. The sturdy little Doc would "finish the job alone!" Firing the hut from the inside, I sneaked through the camp toward the doctor's shack. It so happened (as it always hap pens) that on the day after my grue some job with Dr. Dickson, one of the visiting eastern directors had a "tre menjus case of cramps," as the super intendent impressively announced. "Now, where was that good-for-noth. ing, lying, scheming little Doe? Why, drunk abed, of course." So, with this verdict, a collection of exasperated directors visited Dick son's shack to rout him out. The door unlocked, but the doctor was nowhere in camp. A meeting of the directors was called which resolved that it was dangerous to the camp to continue the employment of a man who was this, that and the other bad, incompetent, unfaithful thing. So Doe was dis charged on the spot, the while an in vitation was prepared to another phy sician at Juneau to come and fill the exalted positidn. It was an innate sense of respon sibility which impelled me to steal away on the third night after Dick son had gone to sea with his sick wards. Packing my light kit I bun dled up what remained and left it labeled to follow me in the Mary Ann when the visiting directors returned to Ketchikan. My note to them did not create a favorable impression of my attentiveness to their distressed busi ness. "Gentlemen: As I may serve you more by finding Dr. Dickson than by remaining in camp, I have left some of my duffle to accompany you on your voyage to Ketchikan. I am cruising down the bay to hunt for him and for-bears. While sailing, please look for my fire and a freshly-blazed spruce on your port side. Kindly blow the launch whistle every two miles down. I ought to be from six to eight miles south on the west coast of Prince of Wales Island." From the doctor's shack I appro priated his rifle, a supply of ammuni tion and such medicines as I thought he might need; also I took some Scotch whisky, and brandy, pies and tobacco, a cot, tent and bedding, a stove, shotgun and shells, field glass, disinfectants, and all the provisions I could induce the cook to hand out. One of the squaw's babies had died on the day following their rough voy age from the mine. "And the other little varmint," said Dickson softly, "will pass in his checks presently. The squaw'll pull through if the buck don't lay down this week. I'm goin' to stand by the case a while longer if you say the boss isn't cussin' of me." Early the next day we heard the siren of the Mary Ann. The launch was sailing down the bay. What I said to the rubicund and pudgy Doc, and just what he said to me as he stood off twenty yards or so with eyes of greater eloquence than his quaint tongue had ever known, doesn't mat ter here and now. Suffice it that I made my short but tangled way to the shore alone, stood under Doe's pink shirt and near the fat new blaze and waited for the Mary Ann. Her pirate captain, seeing me waving a small birch signal-fashion, stopped bhis en gine and drifted as close as he deemed prudent. In a few moments the launcb lifeboat had taken me aboard and to a cabin load of sleepy directors. They suddenly perked up with a chorus of questions concerning "the irresponsi ble little scamp." Yes, I had found him in the interior of the island. He had fallen in with some Indians, and, well, to be quite frank, he had asked me if the man agement and directors missed him, and if I would convey to them his apologies for leaving camp without the usual polite exchange of a good bye and so forth. This twaddle exasperated them as I had intended. Their language of and concerning little Dickson shall have to be fumigated before public use can be made of it. My violent and obsequious friend, Captain Furioso, and I were alone in the wheel house where he kept his eyes on the company's mail bag. As I espied the bag a villainous idea seized upon me. "Have a smoke, Cap'n?" I offered the bandit this bit of eastern hos pitality in my most persuasive pianissimo. "Cap'n," I began, leaning over his smelly, little black and tan figure in a confidential, warm-hearted manner, "Cap'n, I wrote Dr. Bumpus of Juneau a letter at the mine which I think I ought not to send him until I have seen some one in Seattle. Just let me open that bag a minute and I'll with draw it before I forget it in the rush at Ketchikan." "Cert," piped the captain, like the good, brave soul that he is, "here's the key." Then looking around fierce ly at nothing, he half whispered: "Just turn the key in the wheel house door. Them gents from Massy chewsitt might butt in afore 'you' done it." So, having "done it" in a jiffy, I felt assured that the temporary custody of Dr. Bumpus' letter gave me control of the situation created by my all-too precipitate friends, the directors. Just before we sailed from Ketchl kan I enclosed the Bumpus letter in one of my own and addressed it back to the company's manager at the mine. These letters, therefore, went to the mine on the Mary Ann's return trip and were in the manager's hands on the fourth day following our depar ture from Ketchikan for Vancouver. This is what I wrote the manager, a man preposterously Jealous of his official prerogative: "I beg to enclose the letter you ad dressed to Dr. Bumpus, pursuant to the direction of your board while I was in camp. In a fortnight Dd. Dickson will return and explain the important service he has been rendering your company. "Inasmuch as my counsel and advice concerning your company has been the object of my examination of its proper ties and affairs, I suggest that nothing be said to apprise Dr. Dickson of. the action of your board, nor of its injustice to him. I should regard the doctor's resignation from your staff, at this time, as a serious calamity. "Meantime, I am explaining the doc tor's absence to the directors while they are on their way to Vancouver." "Great little runt, that camp doctor at the mine," I soliloquized, as we finally debarked from the steamer and settled into a Pullman bound for Se attle. "What's that?" came a screeching and derisive chorus. "He's a little beast, and it-" "Now, see here, gentlemen, I've doe. termined to raise you to the lofty level of that little cut, between here and Beattle, or wreck this train In the at. tempt." So I told them of the heroism of this runt of the wilderness, and heard their snivels and saw their tears, their hedging and squirming and justifying and all that men do whose conduct should bring regret and-remorse. A month thereafter I received this assuring report: "Ketchlkan, 88. Alaska. "Dear Mr. Bobs: "I'm well againfn btu badly pocked. Got away from the Cape as soon as I dared, and came here. The squaw pulled through, but her kiddles died. I envy them! The buck was almost decent while I was down. Still, I've a mind to lick him aplenty when I get strong again. "Two of the boys went to the mine, sneaked my things aboard the Mary Ann, and left my written respects for that manager. I shall have him also to beat up when he comes my way. There's a rumor here that he has been discharged. "I've heard something of what you did for me with them entomological gents from the East. Much obliged. I'm going to hammer the binacle off the one with the blue whiskers when he comes to Alaska again. Keep this quiet, so I'll have him to look forward to. "Much obliged for the port wine and other good things from New York. I'm going on the staff of the Nellie Mine next month. A big bunch of the boys at the Coplan Mine want to go with me, but I won't do that sort of thing. "Yours in lodoform, "Doc." Eleven days later I received the following telegram from the jubilant Dickson! "Met and mangled the manager to. day. He's in hospital. I'm in jaIL All the boys satisfied. "DOQ" SUGGEST IT. Next time you're out with friends, and you're all wondering what you can drink to quench the thirst-some thing that you'll all enjoy-suggest COCA-COLA. 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