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ToWNStND JLLUSTRAT/Om ~£Y xnrvmatr, /so». 7?^ W a The man had assisted her in no way in this process, but his excitement was very great. While she Atood looking down at the little heap of sand which covered all that remained of this for lorn and forgotten visitor to this is land, wondering if the fate of that trespasser upon these silent shores would some day be hers, the man sud denly dropped on his knees as she had seen him do on her first night on the island. .He put his hands together and began that mumbled jargon which she bad not been ablo to understand, but which had seemed to her more like language than anything to which he had given vent. She was surprised be yond measure, yet| she listened' with every faculty on the alert if possible to comprehend what he had been say ing, and presently a familiar sound or two flashed into her mind that he was making use of a prayer which she herself had used in childhood that, absurd, fantastic, impossible though the conclusion v-'hs, he was saying the childish petition, "Now I lay me down to sleep!" The first impulse of the woman was to laugh. The next impulse was to take off the palm leaf hat and stand 'with bowed head and clasped hands. re «e. ovmM/r.. corr/Horm CRtAt BRITAIN Tne liours ran on until the declin ing sun and the. coolness that came •with. the late afternoon warned her" that if.she were to continue her ex plorations she must be. about it im mediately. So she rose and nerving herself to lier task went toward the coppice where lay the ghastly remains of what had beea a human being. Forcing herself* to the duty with her knife she carefully, cut away the rush es, being, particular not to disturb the bones of the skeletons. As before she did all this in the face of a vigorous .remonstrance from the man. In some way, she could not tell how, the place .. wus horrible to him. He. would never have come near.lt evidently of his own U'ill, and although,the power of mem ory in him .was but latent, the impres sion that had been produced upon him by what she found there at some --period in his life was strong enough to make him avoid it forever. She did not ask him for assist ance, indeed, she would not have trusted him with the knife under any circumstances, and he made no at tempt to keep cldse to her. He stood v. on the outskirts of the coppice in a great state of excitement, uttering .without sequence or reason such words as she had taught him. To him, in this instasce she gave no heed. Presently she had completely un covered the two skeletons. She had studied anatomy, but was not a spe cialist in that department of human learning. She thought that the skele ton before her was that of a woman. She measured its length with a piece of tall grass and compared it with her o'wn. They, were both of a size. The soil in which the bones lay was Boft and porous. Every vestige of clothing had long Bince rotted away and disap peared with the flesh it covered. If the person whose bones lay there had worn- any article -of gold or silver, which, being rustless would have sur vived the long exposure, they were probably buried in the earth beneath the bones. She would attend to that later. Then she looked toward the bones at the feet of theliupan remains and decided instantly that they were the bones of-a dog. Across the vertebrae lay apiece of metal. She picked it up, recognizing it instantly as a plate whiih had probably belonged- to a dog collar. There was an inscription on it which she did not take the trou bleat the moment to read. Slipping it into the bosom of her tunic and making sure that the confining rope would keep it from falling out, she stooped down and gathered the bones of the human being up in her arras, repulsive as the t&sk was, and carried them down to the boat on Jhe beach. She laid them in the bottom of the boat'carefully and then moved by a sudden impulse, she went back and gathered up those of the dog which she put in the boat also. It was an easy matter to tumble a few. spadefuls of sand over the bones. Then she left them in that rude Viking sepulture, knowing that time would soon refill the empty dinghy and the bones would be safely buried unless some other in vestigator should uncover them. What marvelous miracle was this that throughout the years which she could no longer .doubt this man had been alone on the island, there had survived the one childish habit of prayer and that the one vestige of' language which had remained to him' was the language of petition. She did not believe in it, of course. It was absurd to her, but it was none the less wonderful. It filled her with a certain awe. It was as if some power had maintained a hold upon the conscious ness of this man in this way. "Now I lay me down to sleep!" How long it had been since she had said that She believed nothing, she cared for nothing, but the woman hid her face in her hands for a moment. She clenched her teeth and forced out of her mind that which at that moment was striving for birth. She was to 'teach this man everything. She was •to make him knowjlife,flgd history. She was to bring liigUn touch with all ^he glories of to-day and she reeog^ sjiBized In that hour, although she did not and could not admit it, that per haps lie might teach her something as well, something that" she had not known or something that she had for gotten, without the knowledge of v/hich all her science was a vain, a .. Jioolish, a futile thing. The little prayer waa ended. The :.DJan rose to his feet. She, took her •spado and went back to the place where the bodies hadvlain and there began carefully to scrape away the earth, examining scrupulously every shovelful ere she threw it aside. In ifmn place where the hand had* lain, /.(Bhe remembered, her labors were re garded. Sho camo across two rings, a diamond and a plain circlet of gpld. These sho placod in her tunic with ithe collar and continued hor digging. It was growing iate and growing •. dasi:, but she left no square inch of ground unexplored. She found aoth -.ir.g else. The rings belonged to a woman evidently. Her surmise in that particular was right. There, were no other-metal-parts of her apparel left-. The nails in her .shoes, the., steel or." lier dor'set had runted- away and left no- sigh. There was nothing remaining-' but the two little baubles pressing against her own warm flesh. So intent had she .been that the sun had gone down, before she ceased and upon the island there descended that quick and .sudden night of the tropics. The wind had risen, the old ocean was thundering on the barrier reef and a heavy sea breeze was shrieking through the trees. The sky on the horizon .was overclouded and the clouds were rising rapidly. There'' would b« a storm, which was develop ing with tropic rapidity. Quickly she retraced her steps along the sand towArd the.cave on the other side, the man following. They had progressed not more,than half way when the storm-, bust upon them. Peals of thunder and flashes of lightning filled the air. at was:such a display of the- Titanic forces of na ture as might have appalled the stout est heart. It filled the, woman with a vague terror. She noticed with sat isfaction that the man was entirely unmoved.by the terrific,-, demonstra tions of nature, By the flashed of lightning as they Btumbled along in the otherwise total blackness she could see his face serene. In a mo ment. of apprehension she caught his hand with her own and, clung., to it tightly,- It was the unconscious appeal of the physical weaker to the physical stronger. lier hand, had clasped the hands. of her fellow creatures many times. Never before,, had, his palm met the palm of huiban being, much less a woman's. She could feel, that tremor run-through him,, but by in stinct, as it were, he met her. hand clasp with his own, and together they made their way to the cave. They had scarcely reached it when the rain burst upon theni. The heavens were opened, the floods descended, they beat upon the sands in fury. She could not drive him out there in that flood for the night. She motioned hiui to come within the entrance of the cave which was sheltered from the wind and" which was dry and still. She made him lie down near the entrance and then, withdrawing herself into a recess at the side, she disposed of the oars, which she had carried home oh her shoulders, in front of her. from wall to wall and lashing them vith the rope' to her person mdde another feeble barrier, but which would yet give the alarm to her and waken her if it were moved. And presently she went to sleep. ^ie was too tired even to speculate on her discoveries or to piece them together that would be occupation for the morning. CHAPTER V. The.Voices of4he Past It rained hard during most of the night. The woman slept lightly and whenever Bhe woke the could hear outside of her sanctuary the roar of the storm.. The man, as usual,, slept the long hours through as undisturbed by the commotion as,a child. It-was apparent to her that he had absolutely fio fear. Whether this was due to ig norance or temperament she could not say. Was.fear, after all, under the conditions in' which his life had- been lived, a purely artificial quality, or was it natural and Inherent? He: had avoidances," abhorrences, antipathies, as the skeletons in the coppice which she had buried. Was that avoidance fear or was it. something else? Was it instinct, pr did it arise from recol lection? She rather fancied the last. If so, it was evident that.the man had been on the-island a.long time. It would have taken years for the metal that must have been, about that woman's person to rust away, for the steel clasps of the dog's collar entire ly to disappear. Upon that faint memory that he cherished, upon that prayer that he prayed,-she could build the foundation of his education. She had been so suc cessful in training him and in restrain ing him, in influencing him and sway ing him so far that she had abundant confidence in her ability to do Indeed, she thought bitterly, as she lay awake during the long watches of the night, that the rest of the world was nothing to her and that she hated it. She, therefore, not only was be coming resigned to her situation, but was rejoicing in it. She would teach tills'-man all she knew. She would .teach him to think, to reflect, to rea son. She would teach him to talk. Since she had a book, albeit a "sorry one, she would teach him to read. It was bright and sunshiny out, al though there were ominous clouds all about the western horizon. It was probable that the rainy season was at hand, if not upon them. She re gretted that she had not given more time to the study of nature, to the fauna and-flora of the South aeag, to the conditions of wind and weather under which life was lived there. Much philosophy would she, gladly have parted with for such practical infor mation. She had to piece her ideas of.ftffalrs out from scraps and tags of knowledge, unclassified, incoherent from vague recollections of childhood stories and romances from carelessly dcanqed collections of voyages, books, of travel and adventure. The result v.-^s unsatisfactory. In some particu lar^ the instinctive man before her was ier master. At the things which I w«nt to make up physical comfort aq4 Tri- well being in a state of absolute na ture he certainly surpassed her. She was thankful when she walked abroad that she had the shelter of the cave, for everything was drenched from the terrific downpour. If it wps 'the beginning of- the wet Season she knew that'the .rains would soon'- coie again. TStill she luxuriated in "what freedom'she had.- Without removing her single garment she plunged into the lagoon for a refreshing hath. The man followed her and swam about her moving slowly, -with less skill than Bhe, but. as easily as a porpoise •plunges about the bow of a progress ing ship. .Refreshed, she 'came back to the mouth'of. the cave and brought thence for a careful inspection ail her worldly possessions', stive the little heap of-clothing which she had care fully piled upon: the jutting shelf in the shadow of the cave for time of need. She ranged them on the sands before her. There was ttie Bible and the little silver box which she had found in the cave. She examined more critically its contents, wondering The Man Followed Her and- Swam About Her, Moving Slowly. what they might be, and finally there came into her mind recognition that they were flint and steel'. When she wished, she could make a fire. She was happy for the nioment in the knowledge and then the uselessness of the power came across her curiously. What did she want of fire? There was nothing to cook. Its warmth was un necessary. Still she was glad to have the ancient flame kiridlers and she laid them aside carefully in the box, not knowing when they might be use ful, tinder what circumstances invalu able. At least she might regard them as apparatus which would be helpful in the curriculum through which she meant her savage pupil should pass. Then there was her watch which she guarded as the apple of her eye. It was an American watch of the very best make, and although It had gone with her through the waters such was the workmanship of the case that it had taken no harm. .It was.ticking away bravely, marking time. She thought that for her time, had stopped,. and yet she was glad, indeed, for the, almost human sound it made' when she laid it lovingly against her cheek. There were the' hairpins, also, for which she was most gTateful. They enabled her to keep her hair In order. She had a wealth of glorious hair, black as the midnight sky. With the aid of the mirror and of the comb, which also was a BO to the end. It was quite evident that life would be easily supported under the conditions in* which it must be lived on that island. She need have no physical concern as to her material well being or comfort, aud here was mental education and stimulus which made her for the time being forget the rest of the world. priceless treasure, she arranged It carefully according to the mode: which best became her. Sometimes when she had finished her toilet, she shot a glance at the Watch ful man, a Human, natural instinctive. glance, but she was able to detect no change in his mental attitude, which was that of such complete and entire adoration, mingled with timidity and hesitation, that no transient change apparently was able to modify it He looked upon her as he, might, have looked upon a god, she thought, had he known what a god was and had there been such a thing to look at. There was also the pair of, scissors, together with the little housewife with needles and thread. Mirror, hairpins, scissors, sewing' materials, comb woman's gear and the .Bible, a woman's book, she reflected with a cer tain bitterness, unconscious of the truth of her thought—a book for chil dren, old women, and women-led men! Well, that philosophy upon which she prided herself must come to her as sistance now and she could not afford to disdain the volume which was all that the world, of many books offered to her for her purpose, because she did not believe in it. The truth was in her and she could tell him what it was despite the assertion of the printed pages. In the leather bag there was abso lutely nothing except broken glass and scratched bottle tops of silver and the bag itself was ruined. She sepa rated the pieces of metal and the metal fittings of the bag, which were also of silver, and filling the rotting leather with sand she presently sank it in the lagoon. Last of all she examined what she had brought from the other shore of the island the night before. The sil ver was tarnished, but by rubbing it in the sand she Boon 1375." The rain fell more softly now Her eyes drooped. She slept again, only to wake and njuse once more/' She could have slept better had-he been-outside. How could he lie there in the* complete and steepjng insensibility, at slumber? Her hand fell, against-h^r breast. There was the treasure tfove of her exist ence the day before. What would tbey tell her? She could scarcely wait un til morning to look. So she woke and siept and woke and -slept until the l»y broke. would be brightened it. It was heaviiy engraved and she had no difficulty in making out the words: "John Revell Charnock—His Hog." After that was a date "July 21 The first was a diamond, a solitaire, of rare beauty, she judged. Although she was not especially expert in such matters, she deemed it must be of great value. There was no inscrip tion of any sort within the narrow hoop of gold, although she searched keenly the inner surface. The diamond was curiously set. There, was'an ex- qulsite tracery of a little coat of.arihs on either side of the setting, done in miniature but with a skill to marvjel. at, too small even for hor .brilliant'". vision to decipher in detail. The: othet mhe r«co«nUe4:vwtth a dudgeon. sneer as one of those fetters of con vention, a wedding ring. It. was a heavier hoop of gold much engraved within.- She washed it,in the stream and rubbed it in Use ^and until she could make it out. "J. R. C.," she read, "to ,M. P. T.." There was a date .'after, September io, 1S69, and then .these cabalistic Word?, "II. Cor. 12:15," which she presently divined to be a reference to some text in the Bible, fit source from which to select the "posy of a ring," agreeable to BO loved stood be fore hjrf.' Her eyes fell again upon the man and the dream was broken. She pieced together now qll that she had of him, smiling as she did sa at the thought of certain strange stor ies she had read wherein men of mar velous deductive'powers'had brought to solution problems which appeared as impossible of detection as this pre sented to her. John Revell Charnock, evidently the father of the man of the island, had married one M. P. T. on the 10th of September, 1869. Perhaps within a year afterward this John Revell Char nock, assuming him, as was likely, to have borne his father's name, was born. /The best English stock in the colony were Massachusetts and Vir ginia. The ritern piece of the boat borne the name of a Virginia'river and of a Virginia town. The man before her was a Virginian, therefore. Say he was born«3i^ it would make him 25 years Oljj, In accordance with her first gue$s, The father and mother, possibly,, Ruined by tho results of the civil ,yar.- had embarked On some vessel to seek-,a fortune in anew land. Something had happened' to the ship and tTb'e woman, the little boy and the dog had iitnded in some way upon these shores'%lone after some horrible voyages, perhaps like tliat she had passed'ffirougli.- The \boy must Have been ilyg,- or ijix years old, else he would liave ^ile^L being deserted. Tho woman ha$,vjjKf)&ed, died, and the dog with the lad alone. Alone he had ilGfitv. for a score ol years on that" isjwiii£ What ilatchful Providence? Stop! She be lieved in no Providence. What strange mysterious fiije''"-.Uojt him from the fate of the oilier two, had preserved him alone for hfer? So she wOtt# a"A]Story out of her treasure trove foi1Sis' man, a history which at least satisfied lier and which the more she reasoned about it and the more she tested it, seemed abso lutely adequate and entirely' correct. Well, she had opportunity now and she was glad. She faced the future calmly, recognizing her chance and her work and set about with syste matic method, -order and persistence to- teach tliis man what It was to be a human being, to give him, as rapidly as she might communicate it and as he might receive it, all thi learning she possessed, to compensate him with no further delay for those 25 years of silence. Was it for this site had been trained and educated at great cost of' time and money and effort? That she being a woman should give it all to this one man .without money and without price? (TO BE CONTINUED.) How She Knew, I do think," excialmed Mrs. Tolk .-i, muignantly, "that Mrs. Gadabout is .he most aggravatingly inquisitive ..'Oman, it' must say so, I ever knew. iVhy, I never pass her on the street nut what she invariably turns her aead and stares back at me to see n'hat I've got on and hoi/ it sets from behind." "How—er—that is, I was wondering, my dear, how you found out that the mean thing looked back. Some one tell you?" inquired Mr. Tolker, inno cently. And Mrs. Tolker straightway turned the stream of her indignation, seeth ing hot, from Mrs. Gadabout to her 'insinuating wretch' of a husband," as she fondly termed him, and after the first pyrotechnic outburst steadily re fused to speak to the unfortunate man for the rest of the evening. Empress Uses Typewriter It is related that in passing through her husband's library recently the at tention of the empress of Japan was attracted,-to a peculiar-looking ma chine. On learning that it was a typewriter, and having it explained to her, she. became interested and be gan to hit the keys. Now, it is said, she does a good deal of correspond (2Dce for the emperor. It is further reported that Queen Al exandra of England, Queen Maude of Norway, the czarina and the queen of Portugal are,all fond of using the .typewriter in corresponding with their Intimates. It is probable that all of them put together do not use the machine as much as Carmet) silva, tho queen of Romania, who rattles her poems and stories on a typewriter.—St. Nicholas. 22. John Beveil Charnock then years old, assuming that this was he and that the dog had''been given him when he was born. It was more probable, however, that he was from three to five years old before he became the owner of a dog, which would make him about 25. .. The man before her looked younger to her scrutiny than that. Care and trouble had passed him by. With nothing to vex him he might have been any age. He would probably look just as he was for 20 years or more. Still fancifully adjusting ex ternal relations to. Internal relations, which, after all, she realized was the secret of life according to her favorite philosopher, she concluded that the man was 25, three years older than she at that moment, a proper differ ence in their ages for Her face flamed. She scarcely knew why, and she turned to an inspection of the rings. Treating Tree Wounds. Plastic slate, that Is to say, mold able slate. Is a mixture formed by combining about one part of coal tar. and four parts of slate dust and is recommended for covering large wounds in trees. This mass must be about the consistency of a not too thick glazier's putty/so that it can be balled and rolled out in tlie hand. Slate duBt can easily be maue by crushing small pieces of slate. The mass sticks to wood, to metal, to stone, and in fact to everything that is not greasy and closes every opening air tight.—Scientific American. Did as He Was Told, Some years ago the Yankee schoon er Sally Ann, under command of Capt. Spooner, was beating up the Connecti cut river. Mr. Comstocl:, the mate, was at his station-forward. According to his notion of things the schooner was getting a "leetle" too near cer tain mud flats which lay along tho lar board shore, so aft he went to the cap tain and with his hat cocked on one side said: 'Cap'n Spooner, you're getting a leetle too close to them flats. Hadn't ye better go about?" The captain glared at him. "Mr. Comstock, jest you go for-ard and tend to your ptsrt of the skur.er. I'll tend to mine." 1 'I Mr. Comstock went for'ard in high idseon. j, i, 'nw a— P.k I Boys," he bellowed out, "see that ar mud hook's all clear for iettin' go!" "Ay, ay, sir!" "Let go, then!" he roared. Down went the anchor, out rattled the chains, and like a flash the Sally Ann catne luffing into the wind, and then brought up all standing. Mr Comstock walked aft and touched his hat. "Well, cap'n, my part of the skuner is to anchor."—Bluejacket. tho3e who submit to such ancient follies*as the well-named bonds of matrimony. She reached for the Bible and with unfamiliar fingers searched through it until* she found the place: "I will very gladly spend and be spent for you though the more abundantly I love you, the-less I "be loved." The beauty of the phrase caught her fancy. She read with a strange new interest the chapter in which these words were shrined. The touch of human passion came to her'across the long years and with the ring sparkling in her own white hand she embodied its tradition in personality and the wom an who had been LICK'S FIRST LOVE AFFAIR Future Millionaire Was Repulsed by Girl's Father Because of His Poverty. There are many stories of the light er side of finance in which love affairs find a place. Perhaps none of these is more peculiar than the story of James Lick, a name famous all over the world through a monument to his memory, the great Lick observatory, in California. In the financial world the great city of San Francisco is a monument to Lick's luck—he foresaw the possibility of the great city of the Pacific^ slope, bought the land on which 'it now stands, and became a millionaire. Before that time the name of Lick was great in the musical world. Lick's pianos—out of which he made the money which he invested in land—were manufactured by him. But on the poetic side of life—a world apart from such things as piano-mnk ing and mud-fiats—the great Lick Mill stands as a monument to Lick's love: In early life James Lick sought the hand of a miller's daughter, but was repelled by the father on the ground that the young suitor did not possess a mill. Many years afterwards, when he had become one of the richest men in the states, he erected a large mill and adorned it like a palace. It was built of mahogany and costly woods, and erected solely as a memorial of his youthful attachment. His only pleasure was to contemplate this pa latial mill and to gloat over the man who had spurned him for his poverty. —Harry Furniss. in the Strand. LADY PASSENGER'S LOG She Wanted to Be Sure Just What the Wind Should Be Called. It was blowing rather hard, and there was a nasty sea on an hour and a half before the first breakfast bugle. An officer of the ocean liner hurried along the passage between the state rooms, and a timid voice called to him: "Oh, Mr. Officer, please stop." He turned and saw a dear old lady with a wrapper thrown around her, peeping through her half-open door. "Yes, madam," said the officer. "Mr. Officer, please would you call this a gale?" asked the old lady, anx iously. "Oh! no, madam. There's not the least danger. I assure—" "Well, is it half a gale?" "Not even half a gale, and this is such an excellent sea boat that you needn't worry a bit," explained the officer. "Well, what would you call it, piease?" said the lady, steadying her self as the vessel rolled. "Just a fresh nor'west breeze, madam, with across sea running. But, really, there's nothing to fear." "Thank you so much. I just wanted to got it quite right In mv diary- you know." Source of Profit to Women. Illuminating of documents is a new field of work for women, in England, and it might recommend itBelf as a congenial and profitable employment for women in this country. for private persons. It is hor plan to, organize a school for the instruc tion of young women In the work. The Golf Player. The mail was closely followed by a dense mob. Fierce imprecations rent the air. A fiend incarnate could not have inspired more bitter denuncia tions. "Robber!" "Thief!" v, ./*• "Kill him!" N Such were the -cries of the exefted populace. "Is he, then, such a notorious crim inal?" wonderlngly asked the stranger within our gates. We paused in our hasty preparations to hurl a brick 'and explained to the stranger that the object of our wrath «ras a baseball umpire, and that the home team had lost the game. But the stranger displayed little in terest, and, coming to the conclusion that he was merely a devotee of golf, we threw the brick. "Curfew Shall Not—" The Stranger—Somebody told me there was a curfew Jaw In this burg? The Constable—There. ain't, but there Bliould be, b'gosh! That darn recitation has been recited here with out hindrance as long as I kin re member! Intellectual Evolution. Visitor—Waldonia, are you reading Robert W. Chambers' story "The—" Boston Child—Pardon me for inter rupting you, Mrs. Wayolf, but I passed through my Robert W. Chambers stage three years ago. i' •. 1 Mrs, Hamer-Jackson of London is urging women to take up the work, which she says properly belongs to them. Mrs. Hammer-Jackson is one of the best illuminators in England. She makes a large Income and does all her work at home. I She describes- illuminating as an art. Her work is devoted almost exclu' slvely to the decoration of public ad dresses, books and cards in the fine floral scrolls and designs, often spot ted with gold and silver, in the Btyle of the old Anglo-Saxon and Oothie manuscripts. Mrs. Hamer-Jackson says there Is practically unlimited work to be done The Manchester Democrat, American Boy or Children'o or Human Life or Little Folks or Pearson's or 8uccess or Van Norden'a or Woman's Nation al Pail tBm Hia Mother Was a Lady."'" Was Shakespeare's mother's family one "associated with gentility?" Mrs. Charlotte Stopes has been minutely examining the Stratford records, and tlrnks she has discovered deeds which answer -that question -In the affirma tive and which show that Haillwell PhillippB was not sufficiently thorough going in his examinations and conclu sions. Her gleanings are but scanty, and do not mean much, save possibly In the implication that Mary Arden's iamily was one in which education -was valued and books were available Polishing by Hot Air. The maryels of friction are infinite. Tho use of the sand blag* for polish ing metals is quite a recent invention, and now it is followed by that of, a blast of simple hot air. It is the ve locity that gives the polishing power. Thfe articles to be treated are placed in a basket in a centrifugal machine driven at a very high speed and heat ed air is blown from a pipe through the basket. A high polish is thus pro duced very rapidly. Nickel plated articles that have be come tarnished are made bright in a few minutes. Wet metal fresh from the bath needs no preliminary drying, for the current of air dries and pol ishes at the same moment. It is only necessary to so pack the articles that the air reaches them on all sides.— Touth's Companion. An Awkward Compliment. An Inspector-general was relating tauiuems of famous national encamp ments. "I remember a little Japanese who attended one of our banquets," he said, smiling, "and a queer compli ment that he paid to a colonel's wife. I sat between tho two and the lady said across me: 'Mr. Takashira, you compress the ladies' feet in your country, dont you?" "'Oh, no, madam that is a Chinese custom,' said the Japanese. 'We Jap anese allow our ladles' feet to grow to their full size. Not that—' "And he bowed and liissed in the polite Japanese way: 'Not that they could hope to rival yours, madam!'"—Modern Society. Providing for the Future. More than 3,000 camphor trees have been set out in Florida. THE MANCHESTER DEMOCRAT -AND The Woman's Trio THE GREATEST MAGAZINE BARGAIN OF THE YEAR $5.10 For $2.65 1 ill CftltlSTHAS NUHOtROf PICTORIAL REVIEW (Fashions) |g|, LADIES' WORLD (Household)' |f|-: MODERN PRISCILLA (Fancy Work) IE purchased by the single copy these magazines would cost you $5.10 for one year. 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One half of years crop.can with place. For psvticu -10 apply to Branson Carr & Sons, 19tf Mam jester, Iowa. Foley's Hon*j and Tar is the best and safest cough remedy for child ren. At the Aral symptoms of a cold, give as dlrectMt, and ward off dan ger of croup, bronchitis, soro throat, cold in the hmd, and stufty breath ing. It bring- comfort and east to the little ones Contains no opiates or other haria*ul drugs. Keep al ways on hai ftnd refuse substi tutes. Anders & Phlllpp. MCCALL PATHBNS Celebrated lor style, perfect fit, simplicity and reliability nea*!y 40 years. Sold in nearly every city and towh in the United States and Canada, or b}/ mail direct. 'More sold than any other roike. Send for free catalogue. McCALI/S MAGAZINE ,More subscribers than any 'other fashion magazine—mi llion a month. Invaluable. Lot. est styles, pj Items, dressmaking, mililhery, plain sewing, feney needlework, halrdrcating, etiquette, goc stories ctc. Only 50 cents a year (worth tl. jble), including.a tree pattern. Subscribe or send /or sample copy. V/ONEERFUL INDUCEMENTS r«'. tul hrlnirs pr»'iMirjn catalogue .::a new r.ita orfec nfl'cis. J\iliirc3£ .. r:-r.\:T. ca. to 7. r? ii SL. KEW TORK H*BM for Sale. A weti lin oroved residence pro pertv witb two acrea of land foi sale at a bargain. Two blocks fron Fair Ground*. Inquire of Broneoi Carr & sons, Manchester, Iowp. Anders Phlllpp This is Until Remembering, Whenever you have a cough 01 cold, Just remember that Foley'i Honey and Tar will cure it. Re member the name, Foley's Hone and Tar, aniT *efuae substitutes. POLICIES As low at SI 1.08 par SI*000. Premiums all the second redioei by profits. It now while you cai get it Draw CASH yourself w*»e oM, or before if needed. 'LBERT PAI Qeh. Agent, Gqult'ble of Iowa, Oelw«n. It You on-* it «ourmlf to se* r*a tVtfJI ««d lnv»stig«t the NEW C-»TION POLICY OP TH\ EC" TABI,E OP IOWA PU1 on thli -tank Mid mall I' Albert Paul, *«ent at Oelwein, la and ill ^tratec specimen poller wil t)» sent you. I was »orn or «4e v. day of My name Is My adf-ess Is My occipatior "... mmsm mSMM isms wMi Independent or Putnam's or Smart Set MANCHESTER DEMOCRAT AND BURR MclNTOSH, $3.76. CITY NEWS STAND, VM Stock aod Fixtures 81 Foi Sale. For futth«r particulars enquire of A! I.ROAD Tim© Cards. Manchester & Oneida 8Y TIME TABLE. mJ'^,N^HE8TEP 1 & SffSS S ONEIDA RV. ... fe f° h0 OR vY Am ''we^f rSatuIstT:arr°,nB ™ehl connect!, i?tt,voJ.JlIailohostor ». mi traS I Great Western es Manchester at a,r°nilrn'ns reachI m.NOio^'nec^awTthMc.nMeStir at* I*Vl oLstTtJ,tbs?«letmnlDS reaches "Ma^ m.. ionneet^fth atsin. rnd: Tratna Noil. 3. 4. 7, and 8. dally JS feu" ,nH dally except Sunday Through tickets sold to all points North America. E. E. Brewer, prepared: to' Anders & Philipp v, lIS Geo, *. Webber. Phi,.., 443-282 I General Traffle Manager.! ILLINOIS CENTRAL R. R.i TIME TABLE. West .Bound 1° 3lFtUbD0^gft&a°sl0C»1^i,i:^ .j NS'I*ChiUc&^uxW^'W-'6=« 'P Omaha Ltd.... in-cn No 401 St Paul .. i,.A° No 93 Way Freight...."" ..".1 No 8 0nBha & SlSfxncity & No 402 St Pa«C,T cttdi d2$i iSt a aa & 1)1115 CMPPer aj No 6 Ft Dodge & Chi Expres* 1 OnJ&ha & 3-7.) So 22 Ft Dodge Dub local •Vo 94 Way Freight No. 22 has Chicago sleepo* Dining Car on Trains Nos. *6 ant CEDAR RAPIDS BRANCH Going South So 305 Pasa Mo SS3 Pass 0 860 Freight Arrive from South Mo 834 Pasa dally ex Sunday 8:00 a So 330 Pass dally ex Sunday 5:30 pta *o 3 Freight dally ex Sunday 11:15 aft H. O. PIERCE, Station.Ag st^ Paul™0* 0maha» sioux City ,run8 to Dodge oniy. 1 „No. has connections to Omaha SI& -ity, Sioux Falls, 1st. -Paul and king 4pnii?in»na No- 2 from satae point* in in a a in N S a & After exposure, and when you i. a cold coming on, take Foley's Hofi, and Tar, tho great throat and ldl remedy. It stops the cough, relie the congestion, and expels the from your system. Is mildly la tlve. Anders & Phillpp. rai eauoRtn likb KENNEDY'S LAXATT COUGH SYRUP Scrub yourself dally, you are clean inside. This means clea stomach, blood, bowels, liver, healthy tissue in every prgan., Take Hollister's Rocky Mt Tea, a thorough cleanser^p tonight. Andere. E. E. COWLfcj V Proprlojir' ot JF '40 all kinds of wort in my line. BCtaHAa safes, musical lni dtrujnents, hAusetiofd- Goods and heav u-tlelea a neelalty. Rejpwenoe Phane No. ids. The.ebov^ ls tiie name of a Oermali chemlcfil, which is one of tbie man) valuable ingredients of Foley's Kid aey Remedy. Hexamethylenetetrji Jiine is recognized by inedical tex oooks and authorities as a uric acli solvent and antiseptic for the urine i'ake Foley's Kidney Remedy as-sooi as you notice any irregularities am avoid a serious malady. Anders & Philips LAND FOR SALE. till acres of xuua, iou acres UQdffl -uiuvauou, aim j.uu acrea more can »e cultivated, enough timber fo» ..arm use tor auy iciigcu of ume, and Lue uaifeiiLee 01 tue luuix tLXjii uiai is hoc -uuer cultivation is the very bei oi tame auu wita pasture, trows tb ery I'SBt, corn, oats, Barley, Uoiotiu -*uu iuver, ail fenced ana crosi lencSd, has a good well and. wiu ana a living spring in the pai ture. ihe house 2i ftX30 It., with a J-ti ft., two story and an che kitchen 14 fiXifi ft. one stor nigh barn 40 ft.X 70 ft., all in goo! repair, stone basement holds 60 heai of cows and in head of horses, gran iry 18 ftX.au ft, and all on -a roc) foundation, feed house IS ttXSO with a cement floor. We have alL, a Pig pen, brooding houBe that holdi J.2 sows, there is no better In th state, does not freeze even in thu winter, double corn crib, with a driv^ way between, hen house 16. ftX20 ftl rock smoke house, 14 ft 16 ft This farm lies one' mile to town^ and same to a church and school. and can bo bought for $35 per acreg and is one o£ the best sheep' and stock farms in the state. Enquire of C. J. Wagner, Laqs'lfag. Iowa. 280 acres at $3S per acre 240*&o res at $8,000 260 acres at $24.00 per' acre, and many other good bargains in Allamakee county. More Danville Proof. Jacob Schrall, 432 South St", Dan. vllle, 111., writes: "For over eighteen months I was a sufferer from kidq' and bladder trouble. During whole time I was treated by doctors and tried several dlff kidnoy pills. Seven weekB a~ commenced taking Foley's Kid Pills, and am feeling better ev day, and will be glad to tell anyb interested just what Foley's Kidn Pills did for me." Anders & Phllir PA IN TIM All kinds of exterior and interi painting. A. spociaHv made of Ca riftge painting Prices ana satisfaction guaranteed S Over Atkinson's i.