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HARDT. 772 Seneca St. .
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WISHED THE LADY HAD ACTED
Probably Youngster's Comment Found'
Echo in the Minds of Others in
the Audience.
A politician was making a speech
at on e of the town's school houses.
Naturally, he was telling of all the
accomplishments of his administration.
And always after he had told one
he turned toward his wife, who w;as
in the audience, and said:
"My wife will bear me out in what
I have just told.
Over and over he repeated his rather
long-drawn-out boasts, despite his
yawning audience, always bringing the
lady in at the finish.
But at last he stopped.
Then an irrepressible high-school
youngster turned' to his , companion
and said in a tone loud enough to be
heard by those in his vicinity.
"I'm so tired that I wish his wife
had borne him Wt the first time he
suggested it."
Willing to Maxe Sacrifice.
. "Well, daughter, Robert has asked
yourliand In marriage."
"But, papa, I don't want to leave
mother."
"Oh, don't worry about that. .Take
her along with you." Boston Tran
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THE STORY OF I
OUR STATES
By JONATHAN BRACE !
( by McClure Newspaper Syndicate.
NEW JERSEY
N1
EW JERSEY be
came the third
state Just six days
after Pennsylvania
had formally
adopted the Consti
tution. This terri
tory, which covers
8,224 square miles, originally was a
part of the province of New Nether
lands. In 1664, after the English con
quest of New Netherlands, the duke
of York sold the southern portion to
Lord Berkeley and Sir George Car
teret. The later had won some dis
tinction as governor of the little is
land of Jersey in the English channel,
and It was in his honor that the new
province came to be called New Jer
sey. The eastern portion, that about
Newark, was settled by Carteret and
the territory to "the southwest,-where
Burlington and Trenton now stand,
fell to Berkeley. After a few years
Berkeley sold his share to a party of
Quakers and two distinct provinces
were formed, called East and West
Jersey. They were reunited, however,
in 1702, and become a single province
under the direct rule of the English
crown.
New Jersey casts fourteen electoral
votes for President.
GEORGIA
ON JANUARY 2,
17S8, Georgia
accepted the Con
stitution and be
came the fourth
state In the Union.
The settlement of
Georgia was con
ceived as a buffer against the depre
dations of the Spaniards and Indians,
whose invasion of South Carolina had
reached a climax lri 1715 with a raid
in which four or five hundred settlers
had been massacred. To protect South
Carolina from future inroads James
Oglethorpe planned a colony to the
south, and In 1732 he obtained from
George II agrant of land. The new
territory was consequently named
Georgia, after the king. The deed
states that the land was granted "in
trust for the poor." This referred to
Oglethorpe's plan to have as the set
tlers the Insolvent debtors who, ac
cording to the laws of that time In
England, were cast In prison. Many of
these were released from prisons and,
re-enforced by some Germans and
Scotch Highlanders, founded the town
of Savannah In 1733 and rapidly
spread up and down the coast, where
successful plantations of rice and Indi
go soon became established. Georgia
continued to prosper until the popula
tion of its 59,265 square miles entitles
it to a representation of 14 presiden
tial electors.
HAVE MANY PRETTY LEGENDS
Coupled With Their Belief in "Magic,'
Indians Possess Interesting Sto
ries of the Creation.
Civilized Indians are very reluctant
to give up their belief in magic. The
idea of worshiping objects is quite a
settled one among the tribes, and some
stories which connect corn and flow
ers with beneficent deities are very
pleasing and attractive. Animals, too,
are spoken of in a very singular and
superstitious manner, and the different
sizes of the beasts which are hunted
is accounted for In a story of the crea
tion, which has many variations, but
always agrees that at the time of the
creation all of the beasts clamored for
priority in size.
Each vas vain and dictatorial, and
one after another was humbled by be
ing made smaller than a hated enemy,
the idea being that everything human
and otherwise that was born had a
prior existence and came Into the
world with the benefit of the experi
ence thus derived.
Indians In many tribes believe In
the doctrine of transmigration of souls,
by which is meant that they believe
souls, after the death of the bodies of
animals that they have inhabitedpass
Into the bodies of others.
No Need to Be Told.
A lad of fifteen was driving along a
country road, taking a load of calves
to market, when he chanced to meet a
company of young folks who were evi
dently on a pleasure jaunt.
The young men of the pleasure par
ty thought that they would have some
fun at the expense of the farmer's boy,
and commenced to moo like calves.
But their merriment was of short
duration for, without a moment's hesi
tation, as the vehicles were passing,
the country lad called out to hia
would-be tormentors j-
"It's all right! I knew what you
were before !"
Drought Rests Australian Land.
What the snow is to Canada, drought
Is to Australia. It rests a land, which
otherwise would exhaust . Itself by
Its own fertility. Of the amazing re
cuperative powers of Australian land
under moderate rain, after drought
that has scarified the face of the
country into a grim specter of ash-dry
barrenness, there Is no doubt. Yon
may ride hundreds of miles through
country where the dryness Is as that
of Ezeklel'8 valley of bones, and re
turning three weeks later finds grass
that sweeps your horse's knees.
Feast of St. Thamas,
It was In the twelfth century that
thcfeast of St. Thomas was instituted,
and in connection v-ith the practice of
"going a goodlng" on that day there
was a kindred custom In vogue the
Advent images consisting of two dolls
dressed, the one to represent the
Savior and the other the Virgin Mary.
During the week before Christmas
the were carried about the country by
a poor woman, who. In return for their
exhibition, expected a halfpenny. It
was considered the he!gbt of 111 lucfc
rn rrfiis this. . ' . - .
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est
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Copyright. All Right Keaerred
7
CHAPTER VIII Continued.
13
"I have tried, said Harris, "and It's
ao use. She's got those notions like
Beulah quittin' work, and twilignts
and sunsets and all that kind o
thing. There's no use talkin' with her;
eason don't count for anything. .1
'rave her a good pocketful o money,
and told her to write for more when
she needed it. She'll get over her no
tions pretty soon when she gets among
strangers. Go in and have a talk with
her, boy ; there's no use you bein at
outs with her, too. As for me, I can't
do anything more."
"J suppose you know best," he an
swered, "but it seenis hang .it, it's
against all reason that you two that
this should happen."
"Of course It is. That's what I said
a mlnufe ago. But reason don't count
just now. But you have your talk
with her, and give her any help you
can if she wants t get away at once."
Allan found his mother In her room,
packing a trunk and gently weeping
into it. He laid his hand upon her.
and presently he found her work-worn
frame resting in his strong arms.
"You're not going to leave us', moth
er, are you?" he said. "You wouldn't
do that?"
"Not if it could be helped. Allan.
But there Is no help. Your father has
set his heart on more land, and more
work, and giving up this home, and I
might as well go first as last. More
and more he is giving his love to work
instead of to his family. Perhaps when
I am away for a while he'll come to
himself. That's our only hope."
The boy stood helples's in this con
nection. He knew something of the
depth of the nature of his parents, and
he knew that beneath an undemonstra
tive exterior they cherished in secret a
love proportionate to the strength of
their character. But the long course
down which they had walked together
seemed now to be separating, through
neither will nor power of their own ; it
was as though straight parallel lines
suddenly turned apart, and neither
lost its straightness in the turning.
So he comforted his mother with
such words as he could. Loyalty to
his father forbade laying any of the
blame on those shoulders, and to
blame his mother was unthinkable; so
with unconscious wisdom he spoke not
of blame at all. t
"Of course, while we are away, why
shouldn't you have a visit?" he said.
"Here you have been chained down to
this farm ever since I can remember,
and before. And then, when I get set
tled on my own homestead, you'll come
and keep house for me, won't you?"
"You're sure you'll want me?" she
asked," greatly comforted by his. mood.
"Perhaps you'll be getting your own
housekeeper, too."
"Not while I can have you," he an
swered. "You'll promise, won't you?
Nothing that has happened, or can
happen, will keep you from making
my home yours, will it? And when
Dad gets settled again, and. gets all
these worries "off his mind, then
things'll be different, and you'll come,
even if he is there?"
"Yes, I'll come, even If he is there,
if you ask me," she promised.
Harris did not come back that night.
A light rain came up, and he accepted
the excuse to sleep at Riles'. The
truth was, he feared for his resolution
if it should be attacked by both his
wife and son. Surrender now would
be mereiweakness. and weakness was
disgrace, and yet he feared for himself
if put to the test again. So he stayed
at Riles', and the two farmers spent
"You're Not Going to Leave Us, Moth
er, Are You?"
much of the night over their plans. It
had been decided that they were to
leave within the. next couple of days,
but Harris broke the. news that his
wife was going on a visit, and that ar
rangements would have to be made for
the care of the farm.
Riles took the suggestion of a few
days' delay with poor grace.
"Yes, an' while you're chasing up an
down fer a housekeeper the Yankees
get all the homesteads. They're co ra
in in right now by the train load,
grabbin' up everythin In sight. We'll
monkey round here till the summer's
over, an' then go out an get a sand
farm, or something like. Couldn't your
wife do her visitin no .other time?"
Til tell you. Riles," said Harris,
who had no desire to pursue a "topic
which might lead him Into deep water,
"you' go ahead out and get the lay of
the land, and I'll follow you within ai
'js m ft j r -f y
week. I'll do that, for sure, and I'll
stand part of your expenses for going
ahead, seein' you will be kind o repre
sent' me."
The last touch was a stroke of diplo
macy. The suggestion that Harris
should pay part of his expenses swept
away Riles bad humor, and he agreed
to go on the date originally planned,
and get what he. called "a bede on the
easy money." while Harris completed
his arrangements at home.
lie was to get "a bede on the easy
money" in a manner which Harris lit- j
tie suspected. I
When Harris returned home the
next forenoon he found that Mary had
already left for Plainville. He sat
down and tried to think, but the house
was very quiet, and the silence op
pressed him. 'lle looked at his
watch, and concluded he bad still
time to reach Plainville before the
train would leave. But that would
mean surrender, and surrender meant
weakness.
CHAPTER IX.
A Whiff of New Atmosphere.
Riles found the journey westward a
tiresome affair. It was his first long
rail journey in oyer 20 years, but his
thoughts were on the cost of travel
rather than on th wonderful strides
which had been made in its comfort
and convenience.
As fate would have It. Riles selected
as the base of his homestead opera
tions the very foothill town to which
Beulah Harris had come a few weeks
before. He sought out the cheapest
hotel, and having thrown his few be
longings on the bed, betook himself to
t!e bar room, which seemed the chief
center of activity, not only of the ho
tel itself, but of the little town. Men
were lined three deep against the ca
pacious bar. shouting, swearing, and
singing, and spending their money with
an abandon not to be found in mil
lionaires. Riles debated with himself whether
the occasion justified the expenditure
i of 10 cents for a drink when a hand
was placed on his shoulder, and a
voice said, "Have one with me, neigh
bor." He found himself addressed by
a man of about his own age. shorter
and somewhat lighter of frame and
with a growing hint of corpulence.
The stranger wore a good pepper-and-salt
suit, and the stone on his finger
danced like a real diamond.
"Don't mind if I do. since y mention
It," said Riles, with an attempted smile
which his bad eye rendered futile. One
of the bartenders put something in
his glass which cut all the way down,
but Riles sieedily'forgot it In a more
exciting Incident. The man in the
pepper-and-salt suit had laid half a
dollar on the bar, and no change came
back. Riles congratulated himself on
his own narrow escape.
You'll be looking for land?" In
quired the stranger, when both were
breathing easily again.
"Well, maybe I am, and maybe I
ain't." said Riles guardedly. He had
heard something of the ways of confi
dence men and was determined not to
be taken for an easy mark.
"A man of Kome judgment I see."
said his new acquaintance, quite un
abashed. "Well, I don't bla ne you for.
keeping your own counsel. The rush
of people and money into the West has
brought all kinds of floaters in its
train. Why" with growing confidence
"the other night "
What happened the other night re
mained untold, for at that moment
came a clattering of horse's lsoofs on
the wooden walk at the door, and a
moment later a gayly arrayed cowboy
rode right into the room, his !wrse
prancing and bodying from side to side
to clear the crowd away, then facing
up to the bar as though it were his
manger. Riles expected trouble, and
was surprised when the feat evoked a
cheer from the bystanders.
"That's 'Horseback George." said the
man in the pepper-and-salt.. "They
say he sleeps on his horse. Rides
right into a bar as a matter of course,
end maybe shoots a few bottles off the
shelves as a demonstration before he
goes out. But lie always settles, and
nobody minds his little peculiarities."
Horseback George treated himself
twice, proffering each glass to his
horse before touching it himself, and
stroking with one hand the animal's
ears as he raised the liquor to his lips.
Then he threw a bill at the bar tender
and, with a wild whoop, slapped the
horse's legs with his hat, and dashed
at a gallop out of the bar room and
away down the trail.
Riles betook himself to his room. He
had just got into bedwhen a knock
came at the door.
"Who's there?" he demanded.
"Geh'l'man to see Mr. Riles," said
the porter.
"Well, shoot 'im in. The door ain't
locked," said Riles. In considerable
wonderment as to who his visitor
mlght'be.
The door opened, and a well-dressed
man of "average height, with carefully
combed 'hair . and clean-shaven Nface,
save for a light mustache, stood re
vealed in the uncertain glow of the
match with which Riles was endeavor
ing to find his lamp. His visitor was a
man of twenty-eight or thirty years,
with clear eyes and well-cut face, and
yet with some subtle. quality in his ex
pression that Implied that under his
fair exterior lay a deep-cunning, and
that he was a "man not to be trusted
in matters where his own Interests
might be at stake.
"Hello, Hiram," he said quietly.
"You didn't figure on seeing me here,
did you?" ,
At first glance Riles did not recog
nize him, and he raised the oil" lamp
to turn the light better on the strand-
i er's face.
"Well, if It ain't Gardiner I"
he ex-
By
ROBERT J. C
. STEAD
. Atctftmr of T Cow
claimed. "Where In Sam Hill did you
come from?"
"It's a nig country, Hiram, he said
with a touch of bitterness, "but not
big enough for a fellow to lose himself
In." He sat down on the side of the
bed and lit a cigar, tendering another
to Riles, and the two men puffed in
silence for a few minutes.
"Yes, I've hit a lot of trail since I
saw you last." he continued, "and
when you're in the shadow of the
Rockies you're a long piece from Plain
ville. How's the old burg? Dead as
ever?"
"About the same," said Riles. "You
don't seem t' be. wastln' no love on It."
"Nothing to speak of," said the oth
er, slowly flicking the ash from his
cigar." "Nothing to speak of. You
know I got a raw deal there, Hiram,
and It ain't likely I'd get enthusiastic
over it."
"Well, when a fellow gets up against
the law an has t clear out," said
Riles, with great candor, "that's his fu-
Mm- ' A
"Well, If It Ain't Gardiner! He Ex
claimed. neral. As for me, I ain't got nothin
agen Plainville. You made a little
money there yourself, didn't you?"
The younger man leaned back and
slowly puffed circles of fragrant smoke
at the ceiling, while Riles surveyed
him from the head of the bed. He had
been a business man in Plainville, but
had become involved In a theft case,
and had managed to escape from the
town simply because a fellow man
whom he had wronged did not trouble
to press the matter against him.
Gardiner showed no disposition to
reopen the conversation about Plain
ville, so at last Riles asked, "How
d'you know I was here?"
"Saw your scrawl on the register,"
he said, "and I've seen it too often on
wheat tickets to forget It. Thought
I'd look you up. Maybe can be of
some service to you here. What are
you chasing more land?'
"Well, I won't say that, exactly, but
I kind o' thought I'd come out and look
over some of this stuff the gover'
ment's givin' away, before the furri
ners gets it all. Guess if there's any
thin free goin' xis men that pioneered
one province should get It on the
next."
(TO BE COXTIttUED.)
HER IDEA OF LUXURIES
Middle-Aged Negress Tells Mistress
How She Will Spend $600 Insurance
, Left by Her Husband.
A middle-aged negro woman of
Richmond was left some SG00 Insur
ance by her husband, and shortly aft
erward, when asked by the lady for
whom she had cooked for many years
what she intended to do with her
money, declared that she meant to
spend It on luxuries.
"Yo' see, Miss Mary, Ah done wuck
hard all mah life, an ain't had nuffin
but des needcessitles, an Ah's gwine
blow in dis money," she explained.
"How are you going to spend it,
Mandy?"
"Ah is gwine buy me a phoneygraf.
an two silk dresses, an a' dimont
ring.' an marry Jack Thompson,
Mandy declared happily.
"Marry Jack Thompson? Why,
Mandy, he Is nothing but a worthless
loafer, a dressed-up dude who tries to
be a 'sport ! "
"Yassum, Ah knows dat," Mandy
agreed, "but. lack Ah said. Ah wants
some luxuries. My oie man was a
good nigger, but he sho' was sorry to
look at. Now, dis Jack Thompson, he
gwine be jest plumb ornamental, set
tin round de house ail day.
New England Colloquialism.
A colloquialism In frequent use, not
only in rural communities, but In New
England generally, is "at that. It Is
employed to express merit where none
might be presumed, as "he's lazy, but
a decent chap 'at that. "He's up and
coming" Is an expression familiar to
every New Englander, and Its meaning
Is synonymous with the rustic's, "head
up and tail over the dasher."
Extremes Meeting. s
The electrician who was on the
spot was certainly a live wire."
How do you know?
"I could tell by the way hg han
dled the dead one,"
f The Proof.
-Is he a sound sleeper?
"Sound, Is he? You ran hear him
all over the house."
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Too many dollars in a man's pocket
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Good resolutions may be classified
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Just say to your grocer Red Cross
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Flattery is the praise we hear be
stowed on other people.
There is no excu for the dyspeptic with
Garfield Tea accessible at every drug store.
Adr.
If a woman Is heartless it Is the
fault of 5ome man.
g Will Rheumatism Again f
Bind You Hand and Foot?
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If you had Rheumatism last year
and treated only the pains of the
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soon again you will be in the shack
les of this relentless foe. You may
get some slight temporary relief
from the pains of the disease by
the use of these local remedies, but
Rheumatism is too real and relent
less a disease to be rubbed away.
So many cases of Rheumatism
come from a tiny gexsx ia the
WOULD GET RID OF "JUNK"
Writer Protests Against Custom, All
Too Common, of Keeping Useless
Old Household Goods.
Articles which owe their value to
their utility may become unservice
able, but the owners. Instead of get
ting rid of them, find some niche In
the home in which to store them, or,
worse still, keep the old gods in a
place or honor with modern furnish
ings and make their homes ugly as
well as comfortless.
Where families have lived In one
house for years, miscellaneous articles
of useless furniture will be found lum
bering up the place. If the more sen
sible and practical members of the
family ask for their disposal, and
comment on their uselessness they get
a lecture entitled sentimental value.
The amazing part of the sentiment
al value plea Is the little regard these
misers of rubbish place on the tastes
and desires of other members of the
iamily. The worshipers of household
goes are likely to become exacting,
and unhappily these failings increai
as they grow elder. San Francisco
Chronicle.
Getting Anxious.
"Maud wants a finger in every
thing." Yes, but in an engagement
ring for preference.
The average man Is dissatisfied
either with what he has or what he
hasn't.
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Wade "by
Postrtra Cereal Company, Inc.
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One thorn of experience la worth a
dozen roses of theory.
WHY DRUGGISTS RECOMMEHD
SWAMP-BOOT
For many years druggists hare iratched
with much interest the remarkable record
maintained by Dr. Kilmer' Swamp-Root,
the great kidney, liver and bladder medi
cine. It ia a physician's prescription.
Swamp-Root ia a strengthening medi
cine. It helps the kidneys, liver and blad
der do the work nature intended they
should do.
Swsjrp-Root has stood the test of years.
It is sold by all druggists on its merit
and it should help yon. No ether kidney
medicine has so many friends.
Be sure to get Swamp-Root and start
treatment at once.
However, if you wish first to test this
great preparation send ten cents to Dr.
Kilmer &, Co., Binghamton. N. Y., for a
sample bottle. When writing be sure and
mention this paper. Adr.
To the pure all things are more or
less adnlterated.
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blood, that you should try a rem
edy that has proven so thoroughly
i?atisfactory in these cases. SJ5.S.,
the fine old blood remedy cleanses
the blood cf all impurities, and re
moves all disease germs that may
creep into the blood. Begin taking
SJ3.S. today, and if you "will write a
complete history of your ease, our
medical director will give you ex
pert advice, without charge. Ad
dress Chief Medical Adviser, 157
Swift Laboratory, Atlanta, Ga.
I LOOKED LIKE PROMISED MAN
Victim of Carelessness Came Back
With Pointed Remark Concerning
Companion's Immediate Future.
T t a
coal bin in a Mississippi town, one
down in the bin throwing out the coal
and the other wielding a shovel. The
ont- inside picked up a large lump and
; beaved it carelessly into the air, struck
the other a resounding blow on the
head.
As soon as the victim had recovered
from his momentary daze he walked
ever to the edge of the bin and. peer
ing down at his mate, said:
"Nigger, how come you don't watch
where you throws dat coal? You dona
hit me smack on the haid.
The other looked surprised.
"Did I hit you. nigger?"
"You sho' did," came the answer.
"And I jes want to tell you, I'se been
promising the debil a man a long
time, and you certainly does resemble
my promise." New York Evening
Post.
A Difference.
"Does yo still refuse, sah, "to pay me
dem two dollahs I done loaned yo' de
Lawd on'y knows when?"
"Nusah !" dignlSedly replied Broth
er Dogus. "I doesn't refuse; I dess
refrains." Kansas City Star.
Those who marry for love are Just
as likely to bump Into disappointment
as those who marry for money.
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