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f How a Strange Marriage Cere
mony Baffled Plotters Against
a Young Heiress.
“It was hard luck,” slid Leslie
Brompton to his companion on the
train. “The last thousand dollars I
owed on the place was growing up
out of the soil at the rate of SIOO a
day, when the cyclone came.”
“Going to give it up, then?”
“No, I am going to get work in the
city, hoping I can make a new start
later on.”
Rev. Jared Boyd spoke a few
consoling and encouraging words to
the bright, earnest-faced young man
he had met casually. Brompton was
glad to talk to any congenial spirit.
He felt hard hit, and wanted friendly
interest, stunned as he was by a dis
aster that had made of a smiling land
scape a void of devastation.
The seat in front of them was oc
cupied by a young lady. Her beauty
and then the extreme pallor of her
face had attracted the attention of
Brompton. She seemed laboring under
some intense mental distress. Her
Jkimpanion a hatchet-faced, shifty |
.j&Siwred who might have been
him to the extreme edge of the seat.
Brompton traced distrust, repugnance,
fear in her movements. He wondered,
what vital life drama their utter
silence concealed.
The man finally went to the smoker.
Brompton’s casual acquaintance
the aisle to join some friends.
*AII in a moment Brompton was
startled, amazed, to see the girl turn
directly around to him. Her eyes
bore a pained, agitated expression, her
color was heightened, but she subdued
the quivering of her lips with a will
that seemed to nerve her mightily
because she was faejng a situation
that must be met sharply.
“I wish to speak/vith you,” she said
,in a low
think of sister, if you have one,
and pity help a woman in peril,
sorrow /over deep, deep trouble. I
—• jr "~ 1 rfT -!■ 1.1 *■"■“*■* —■■n- 11
Seemed Laboring Under Some Strange
Mental Distress.
know you are Mr. Leslie Brompton,
and an unmarried man. You must
forgive me, but I purposely listened
t? your conversation with the clergy
man. It has given me hope—-a last
faint hope.”
In sheer bewilderment and stupefac
tion young Brompton heard these
strange words. A vague suspicion
crossed his thoughts that the utter
ance might be impelled by a mind dis
“The man with me,” proceeded the
girl, “is leading me to a fate I dare not
. mbat for the sake of those near and
dear to me. He holds a power over
me I cannot defy. There is one bare
loophole of escape from misery, ruin—-
yes, death itself. You can provide
‘I —I!” repeated Brompton, lost in
“Yes, and now, and here, and quick
ly, for the precious mr -uent of respite
may pass before I car. act. You need
money. There is over a thousand
dollars,” and the speaker drew an en
velope from her hand bag. “I need
aid, protection. You shall receive
double what I have here later, if —
if —”
She paused, her cheeks turning scar
let. A pleading, trembling hand rested
unconsciously upon his own. Bromp-
L ton was unutterably moved.
“If —if you will marry me” —the
Wklrooping hand went lower, the tears
llwere falling. “Do not think me un-
HgM idenly, do not think I hope to urge
fflHTu to a lifetime sacrifice. It is my
fljJrfe, the lives of others in the bal-
GEfmce. I cannot explain to you now,
W but yours is a story of h life lonely
r and broken as my own, and you came
my patli..p.t..a crisis. I appeal to
LesVlie Brompton thrilled. The wist
i ful fac-'e, .he melting touch, the sure
convictjion that in some strange way
this fajir being was on the verge of
desperation roused every manly emo
tion. Tie did not try to analyze the
situatlo : 'u.
“! th'dnk I understand you,” he said
slowly. I “1 am infinitely sorry for you,
and —at your command. I cannot take
our m-oney I trust to you to send
me world when you are ready, explain
ing it ai,l —”
“And \ cancelling a contract that
must be\ forbidding to you—yes, you
have my | sacred word," said the young
girl solei-nnly.
What mellowed was to Leslie like
an act some rapid drama. He
spoke to jthe clergyman. The latter
conversed^ briefly with the young lady.
Then ththre was a swift, undertoned
marriage /ceremony. The clergyman
fille’ out two blank certificates.
“Dori- I Jay field.” A sweet, simple
name, wholesome as the fair face of
its owner!) She whispered a few last
words to/Leslie: “Go back to your
land. You will hear from me.” Then
her escort, returned. They left the
train together at the next station.
One weeik later Leslie returned to
his land. ! He had tired of the city, the
lure of the wilderness was too strong
a spell to resist. The town banker
met him.
“I hope you have come back to
stay,” he said. “We need such men
as you. Then, too, it is all arranged
for you.”
“Abou. what?” questioned the mysti
fied Leslie.
“Your land. A confidential client
has forwarded the bam several thou
sand dollars to protect the mortgage
a- " cover new improvements!”
“But I cannot accept money under
such conditions,” began Leslie.
“Our client probably anticipated
your independent spirit,” smiled the
banker. “The money is simply a
guarantee, and you can have ten years
to pay off the mortgage if you wish
it, and we will- advance you whatever
funds you need to rebuild. No danger
of your not soon cleaning it up.”-
It was a month later when, one
morning, Leslie stood surveying the
new habitation. A veritable wood
nymph seemed to come forth from the
greenery lining the town road. It
was —his wife.
She came forward to greet him with
humid eyes of gratitude, in free, fear
less womanhood. He could tell from
her restful face that her great trouble
had passed by.
“I have come,” she said
“to explain.” s'
He led her to a rustic bench. Vnler
eyes sparkled, her cheeks wW like
shaded velvet in the gentle/ health- |
giving breeze. /
Then she told him briefly. She was j
ian heiress. Two worthless brothers j
had become invoh d in forgery. A j
. siunsiiibg xk\ y i uaa' 1 /lh'feawssfctfStfe l - jt
grace if she did not wed a client, a
man she despised. She was ready
to make the sacrifice when the train
episode occurred. Later her produc
tion of the marriage certificate had
baffled the plotters. A sum of money
had secured immunity for her grace
less relatives, whom she had sent to a
new country.
She looked down when she had con
cluded. She filled his vision with a
new glory. Then she said:
“I have come to tell you that I have
arranged to have the marriage an
nulled, and to beg of you to allow me
to share my fortune with you.” Then
she burst forth, stretching her hands
across the peaceful scene before her.
“Ah, what rest, what beauty, all this!
It is nearly heaven.”
She resembled some wearied
traveler gone through a turbulent ex
perience. Her very soul seemed to
plead for peace after storm.
“A lonely home,” spoke Leslie irre
sistibly. “It will be doubly so when
you leave. You cherish its peace and
quiet. Then —could you share it, with
me and —love?”
Afar a lowing herd droned forth
musically, mingled with mellow tintina
She leaned towards him, both
hands extended, a sob in her voice,
bt t joyful, serene.
“Listen,” she said simply—“our wed
ding hells!”
(Copyright, 1913, by AY. G. Chapman.)
Ability to Do Some One Thing Well
Is a Great Help in Strenuous
Competition of Life.
The hardest job I know of is hunt
ing a job, especially if you have no
training in any particular line, writes
bune. The fellow who has tsarted out
in the world to make his fortune with
out any definite idea of how he is
going to make it realizes what he is
up against the moment he strikes a
cold, strange city.
I went west as hundreds of other
boys have done, thinking that because
the sun set in that direction every
thing would be sure to be soft. Of
course I expected to work, but I ex
pected the wages would be big and
that congenial employment would be
easy to secure. Well, it was the best
experience I could have had.
At the end of a few weeks and when
1 had gotten to that stage where I
was glad to scrub a restaurant floor
for a meal, I began to take a sober
view of life, I can tell you. Why, I
wasn’t even able to carry a few dishes
bn my arm and wait tables in one of
those restaurants. I finally ‘bummed’
it back home, swallowed my pride,
and begged the boss of the local
plumbing shop to let me work for
nothing until I could learn the trade.
The fellows around town roasted me
somewhat because I had come back,
but I said nothing and kept right on
that plumbing work. Two years later
I went west again to a big city that
had struck my fancy and had no trou
ble in getting a good job at my trade.
My being able to do some one thing
made all the difference in the world..
* God In the Newspaper.
The daily press is as full of spiritual
teaching of a kind as the Bible. It
does not preach sermons, it is true,
or tag on morals to its news, but the
lessons are so plain that he who runs
may read. Shining behind the tragic
facts of the multitudes of front page
articles one may read such terrible
texts as “Whatsoever a man soweth
that shall he also reap;” “He that
soweth to the flesh shall of the flesh
reap corruption,” “The wages of sin is’
God is speaking loudly in every
newspaper in the country. The bush
is aflame, yet men pass by unseeing.—
Christian Endeavor World.
Perpetual pensioners are to be found
in France as well as In this country.
August 21, 1755, the dauphin, son of
Louis XV., when out rabbeting, acci :
dentally shot Yves de la Boissiere,
one of his suite. As a compensation
a pension of £240 was conferred on'
Boissiere, with remainder to his heirs
in perpetuity. Despite the many
changes in the form of government,
this pension has been paid ever since,
and no member of the budget commit
tee has ever suggested stopping it. —
London Chronicle.
Compressed Sponges.
A compressed sponge is a bit of
toilette daintiness intended specially
for travelers, though it appeals as
well to the stay-at-home who is an
ultra-hygienist. The sponge is of com
pressed absorbent cotton about the
size of a twenty-five cent piece, and
half an inch in thickness. Dropped
into water it becomes saturated and
expands to the size of a small face
cloth, large enough to wipe the face
free from dust and grim#.
R'— ■■ mu miiiii;^
Make Gist of Announcements in
Big Type—lmportant Ele
ments to Observe.
Sig Hiysh of the Henry Siegel com
pany’s Boston store, spoke on “What
Is Advertising?” in Springfield, Mass ,
a few nights ago. The address was
delivered before a large gathering
- comprising the class of the Spring
field Y. M. C. A. which is studying
“Modern Methods in Mefchandising.”
Among the many strong points
brought out by Mr. Hirsh in his talk
the following received particular at
| tention from his interested audience:
“Hold a, series of re: ’ special sales
j and attract big business; people see
■ypyPai'—■ advertis
ing. Make the customers who visit
your store feel at home; give them
better service; they will notice it —
that’s advertising. Your sales force
and general help are a strong adver
tising force controlled entirely by
you, just as the leader controls the
orchestra. Your personal conduct and
that of your associates and managers
is continually under observation of
your employes, and, good or bad, is
commented on during business hours
with the other employes and after
business hours in their homes and
among friends pnd neighbors.
Fundamental Part of Advertising.
“ ‘What is the best method of ad
vertising?’ This question was asked
some years ago by an English mer
chant of an American whose store he
was visiting. The American, being a
most extensive advertiser, answered
thus: ‘We have to take up almost
everything in the way of publicity for
fear that we might lose some excep
tionally good point; but the funda
mental part of our advertising is the
newspaper.’ This without doubt holds
good today, because your message
goes to more people and reaches them
quicker than any other method.
“The retail merchant does not de
vote the time and thought to adver
tising that he should. The majority
judge that an announcement with
prices and illustrations once a week
or twice a month covers everything.
Newspapers Teach Merchants.
“This is not sufficient. Your news
paper advertising, particularly, should
be carefully studied, should be plan
ned ahead and after discussion or
thought, decided upon, ai)d then car
ried out, rain or shine. Learn from
the newspapers.
“Look at the front page of your
paper and you’ll see the headlines
over the news items. They will tell
r Sufir'g'r-a’giahca Afog-gfeY ax 1 nrs-STtiyrr'
if you are interested you will read
the full details. If not, you will pass
on to the next. Construct your ads
in the same manner. Your headline
must tell the reader what you have
to offer for sale. Try to maintain
some distinct style after you get
started, so that the reader will recog
nize your announcement by its ap
pearance. Create a trademark.
“l?on’t crowd your ads. White
space is essential in everything, so
surely in advertising. You must have
some background, home horizon to
bring out the subject.
Important Elements.
“Style and quality should be the
keynote, whether it’s furniture or mil
linery, home fitting or footwear, wear
ing apparel or automobiles. Yes, I
want to be emphatic on this point;
we should have style and quality first
and price last.
“I will cite a case to show what can
be done with a small ad. On Thurs
day morning, October 24, I was read
ing the Boston Post, when the pecu
liar illustration on the bottom of a
page attracted my attention. I look
ed closer and, yes, it was a rough il
lustration of an onion.
“This advertisement appeared in
the Post and Globe only; space 63
lines deep and two columns wide.
The total cost, sixty odd dollars. Re
sult; Next morning the elevators of
the department store that advertised
the onions brought crowd after
crowd to the fifth floor, and the fruit
and vegetable section of the grocery
department was busy all day. On
that Friday, October 25, there were
sold more than a carload of onions.
The exact quantity was 800 bushels,
and in the four days following, mak
ing a total of five selling days (with
no other advertising) there were dis
posed of more than three carloads of
onion#, or, to be exact, 2,150 bushels.
The usual sales amount to about ten
bushels per day.
An Irresistible Force.
“Advertising,” said one of America's
greatest merchants, “doesn’t jerk; it
pulls. It begins very gently at first,
but the pull is steady. It increases
day by day and year by year, until it
exerts an irresistible power.”
Gabe —The suffragettes have called
on the women to go on strike and re
fuse to marry. But it will never work.
Steve —Why?
Gabe —Because it is a nonunion
Irish Sea a Novel Barometer.
The degree of saltness of the Irish
sea is the indicator Prof. H. Bassett
proposes to use for long-distance
weather predictions. The salinity is
found to vary in a period of about
one year, with corresponding changes
in temperature, the water being more
salty and relatively warmer in win
ter and spring and fresher and rela
tively cooler in summer. It is argued
that the alterations of temperature
must Affect the number and character
of the cyclones coming from the
Test Demonstrates That j Figures
Showing Saving Effected f Aid in
Selling Merchandise.
“An officer in one of Chicago’s big
gest stores, high up in the councils of
his firm, conceived the idea one day
of elimipating all references to com
parative values in the ensuing week's
advertising of the store,” says a
writer in the Woman’s Home Com
“‘I will warrant,’ said he in an
swer to the vigorous protest of the ad
vertising man in charge, ‘I will war
rant that the reputation of our house
is so strong that if we announce a
sale of women’s lingerie dresses at
$11.75, and pronounce them absolute
ly the best value at the price in town,
we will sell them just as fast as
though we put a specific value on
them in dollars and cents.’
V ‘How much are they worth ?’ ask
ed the advertising man.
“ ‘They cost us wholesale, about
nine dollars; ordinarily they would re
tail at sls or sl6.’
“ ‘Then why not say so?’ asked the
advertising man.
“ ‘Because the people have lost
faith in the values recently put out
in this town by reason cf the reck
less boosting of original ! values on
the part of the smaller 1 fry. And
I am firmly convinced, if we simply
say that these are extrabi iinary val
! ues. backed &SL OUZJd£ rec- I
ord for truthful and sgiia-e dealing, - '
that it will serve us better.’
“ ‘You can’t sell them even at nine
dollars if you don’t quote an actual
saving in so many dollars and cents,’
was the last word of the advertis
ing man.
“The same newspapers were em
ployed as mediums to publish the
announcement and the same space
employed as was their custom when
ever advertising a sale of this char
acter. The heading of the adver
tisement read:
“ ‘Two Hundred and Fifty Wom
en’s Handsome Lingerie Dresses, at
$11.75. These dresses are the pick
of our stylish, seasonable stock, and
embody all the dainty touches de
manded by the Women of fashion and
discrimination. They are absolutely
the best values in town at the price,
which is considerably below wbat
would ordinarily be asked in regular
selling, etc.’
“The outcome of the sale was as
the advertising man predicted. The
sale was a failure, although the day
was an exceptionally fine one, an April
day, clear and crisp, ideal for shopping
“The test was repeated with a sim
ilar sale the ensuing week, with the
same amount of newspaper space, but
with this heading: ‘Women’s Hand
some sls Lingerie Dresses at $11.75,
about one-third underpriced; 750 Dain
ty Garments in a Rare Bargain Sale;
savings of Almost 30 Per Cent.; 4 Gar
ments for the Price of 3, etc.’
“The stocks were cleared in a day.”
Policy of a Successful Merchant to
Get Big Share of Business When
It Is Poorest.
~ " 1 "
A prominent advertiser who spends
a fortune every year in publicity has
established a significant rule, accord
ing to Leslie’s Weekly. Whenever he
notices a slowing up of business, he
increases his advertising. This is
his reason: “When business is boom
ing it is unnecessary to fight for it
—it comes of itself; but when busi
ness is slow I insist on having my
share of it, and the easiest way to
get it is by calling attention to the
. value of my goods. I do not wait
for hard times. I scent them in
the distance and before anybody else
gets busy I make my contracts for
advertising on a big scale and get tuy
orders in before my competitars
know what I am doing. The logic
! and common sense of the attitude
of this gentleman account in a
large part for the remarkable success
be has achieved.
Whoever the gentleman is, he has
gotten wise and is advertising in
the right manner, and merchants in
every town would do well to emulate
District Attorney Uses Ads.
How a district attorney is trying to
protect the girls of a large city by ad
! vertising is shown in the act of Ed
ward J. Yockey of Milwaukee, who
has inserted want ads urging women
; ' to take girls into their homes and take
an interest in their welfare.
Merchants must use printer’s 9
ink —patronize the local news- 5
papers often. Tell them just 9
what you have to sell and just 6
what you want for it. Show g
them that for an X
have no chance to inspect they 9
O will pay as much at a mail-or- c
9 der house as they will pay you 9
6 and look the goods over. c
2 Use the telephone; tell them 2
6 what you have to sell; tell 9
2 them the price of eggs and poul- X
6 try; do not stand on ceremony, 9
2 but go at ’em. Tell them you q
9 can ship the goods out to them V
X by parcel post cheaper than the J
V mail order house can. Go after 9
X the business, hammer and X
O tongs, and it’s a ten to one shot V
X that you will get as much busi- X
9 ness as, you ever had, perhaps 2
5 more. t
% e
ocean. The changes of salinity and
their time of occurrence have been
found to precede certain seasonal
, types of weather, and it is believed
, that monthly observations of the salt
ness would give a general weather
forecast for the British Isles four or
, five months ahead.
Polite Man.
“Pardon me, madam.”
; “For wbat?”
"I inadvertently jabbed my eye
/into your jeweled hatpin.”—Tit-Bit#
Superstition of All Kinds Has Been
Gathered Around Humble House
hold Implement.
During the reign of James 1., the
metal pins came into fashion. In 1817
a machine for producing entire pins
was invented by an American, Seth
Hunt, but it remained for Samuel
Wright, of Massachusetts, to patent
in 1824 the wonderful pin-making ma
chine which is generally used today.
A certain amount of witchery and
romance has always been associated
with the humble pin. In olden times
it was regarded as a charm against,
and also as an implement of witch
craft. Witches were supposed to force
their victims to swallow pins, while,
on the other hand, pins stuck in the
heart of an animal and carefully pre
served were considered the appro
priate antidote to evil influences. !n
Wales there existed a grim supersti
tion that a toad pierced with , p ! ns
would cause the life of an enemy to
wither as the poor creature itself slow
ly died. In Russia it is considered
unlucky to meet a priest on leaving
a house —a state of affairs which can
only be remedied by throwing a pin
at him; and in Iceland if a man is
suspecting of walking after death,
pins and needles are thrust into the
feet of the corpse.
Readers of Romance ■will remembeit
how people were believed to be^^fl
~ '' ~ V - - —•
regularly sticking pins into
gies of them. Even today injßPrcick
country a. favorite “charm” ~co make
the cream chum into butter is the
dropping of hot pins into it.
1802 Reynolds & 34th St., Savannah,
Ga.—“My head began to get sore and
all around the edges got white w}th
the disease until I was quite scared.
I thought all my hair would drop out.
It came out by handfuls, and my head
itched so I nearly scratched the skin
off. If was full of dandruff which
showed plainly in my hair. I also
had trouble with my hand. It peeled
every time I put it in water, and it
was so badly disfigured that every
body noticed it and asked me what it
was. It was red, and burned awfully.
“My mother tried several things but
they were unsuccessful, and it seemed
as if nothing did it any good until I
started to use Cuticura Soap and Oint
ment. It had lasted about four weeks,
but then it started getting well add
my hair stopped falling completely.
Now it is cured. My hair is now nice
and thick and is growing to a nice
length. I also used the Cuticura Soap
and Ointment for my hand and com
pletely cured it.” (Signed) Miss
Hattie M. Jones, Nov. 8, 1911.
Cuticura Soap and Ointment sold
throughout the world. Sample of each
free, with 32-p. Skin Book. Address
post-card “Cuticura, Dept. L, Boston.”
Marquess of Sligo in Indian Mutiny.
Lord Altamont, who through the
death of his aged father, the other
day, has become marquess of Siigo,
was through the Indian mutiny. His
father, who was in the Indian civil
when the mutiny broke out.
Lord Sligo’s wife and infant son,
seven months old, the new marquess,
were sent for safety to a place which
was surrounded by rebels for a fort
night. The child, however, was safely
taken through the sepoy lines by a
faithful Indian nurse, who dyed his
skin as a ruse to pass him off as her
own son. A long time passed before
the boy was restored to his anxious
parents, who meantime had to go
through a further siege at Monghyr..
The new marquess recently celebrated
his silver wedding. On the actual an
niversary day he had to be in Scot
land, but he sent his wife a telegram
with the characteristic message,
“Twenty-five years without regret.”
Big Returns From Sealing.
With a catch of 36,000 seals, the
steamer Stephano is the first of the
sealing fleet operators in Newfound
land waters to report.
She brought news that the Nascopie
had 27,000 fish, the Florizel 22,000, the
Sagona 23,000, the Eagle 12,000, the
Ballaventure 10,000, the Bonaventure
8,000 and the Adventure 7,000. Others
of the fleet had poor luck.
Advices from the four ships sealing
in the Gulf of St. Lawrence indicate
that the prospects for a good season
are excellent. —St. Johns (N. F.) Dis
patch to New York World.
Important to Mothers
Examine carefully every bottle of
CASTORIA, a safe and sure remedy for
infants and children, and see that it
In Use For Over 30 Years.
Children Cry for Fletcher’s Castoria
Boys and Flies.
“God made the flies.; don’t swat
them,” is a Hackensack official’s meth
i od of disposing of the summer pest
problem. This ought to be a useful
argument for the Hackensack young
ster who is- caught sampling the jam.
—New York Evening Sun.
Kill the Flies Now and Prevent ■
disease. A DAISY FLY KILLER will do it.
Kills thousands. Lasts all season. All dealers
or six sent express paid for sl. H. SOMERS,
150 De Kalb Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y. Adv.
Heading Her Off.
“Do you love me, George?”
“Yes, dear, I love you, but go a
little light, for I won’t have any
money until pay day.”
Try Hicks’ CAPUDINE. It’s liquid pleas
ant to take—effects immediate—good to prevent
Sick Headaches and Nervous Headaches also.
Your money back if not satisfied. 10c., 25c. and
50c. at medicine stores. Adv.
“Is her hair a crown of glory?”
“Yes, and every night she abdi
cates.”—Town Topics.
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Old Pie Shops Disappearing.
With the decline of the a la mode
beef shop in London one notes also
the disappearance of most of the old
fashioned pie shops, such as the fa
! mous eel-pie shop in Fleet street that
the youthful fancy of the writer al
! ways associated with the story of
Sweeney Todd, “the demon barber.”
The itinerant vender of sheep’s trot
ters has also almost disappeared, as
well as the seller of sandwiches at the
doors of theaters, while the peripatetic
pie has quite vanished from the
streets. In their place we have the
all-conquering but malodorous fried
fish shop, which has multiplied four
fold during the last twenty years.—
London Chronicle.
Soda Lake in -Africa.
In English East Africa is the rich
est bed of soda in the world. Engi
neers say that it contains 200,000,000
ion: The lake has a surface of more
than 50 square kilometers. During
the rainy season, which in this local
\ ity is short, its surface is covered with
a shallow layer of water. When a
I block of soda is taken out, another
, forms, and the natives say that this
| occurs so quickly that an equal
1 amount of soda may be abstracted for
, a number of years from the same
place.—Harper’s Weekly.
“Oh, So Sudden.”
was not a rapid wooer, and she
jßflk getting somewhat anxious. A per
ring came at the front door.
| “Oh, said. ' .’vnd~daia'''
be calling?”
“Say you’re out,” he suggested.
“Oh, no, that would be untrue,” slif
“Then say you are engaged,” he
“Oh, may I, Charlie?” she cried, as
she fell into his arms.
And the man kept on ringing the
front door bell.
Not the Same,
They were strolling through the
“Yes,” the youthful professor was
saying, “it is a very simple matter to
tell the various kinds of trees by the
She gazed at him soulfully.
“How wonderful!” she exclaimed.
“And can you—er —tell the various
kinds of dogs that way?”—Lippin
Good Idea.
As to the low taxes, let’s lower the
indirect taxes —for example, that tax
of 40 million dollars a year that tub
erculosis levies in Missouri.—St.
Louis Republic.
Its Kind.
“I met a man yesterday who offered
me an unspeakable insult.”
“Why was it unspeakable?”
“He was dumb and had to spell it
out on his fingers.”
True Love.
“And would you die for me?”
“Certainly not. I would rather live
forever than to give you such a cause
for grief.”
“I’m about to give an opera party.
What boxes should I take?”
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When a woman runs after a man he
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| he is quick to pursue.
Treat people kindly and you will
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’ Despondent? 1
Have you frequent headaches, a coated
tongue, bitter taste in the morning,
“heartburn," belching of gas, acid ris
l ings in throat after eating, stomach gnaw
or burn, fowl breath, dizzy spells, poor
, appetite?
A torpid liver is the trouble
in nine cases out of ten
Dr. Pierce’s Golden
Medical Discovery
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i ach tonic, bowel regulator and nerve
j Druggist Can Supply Yom
You know what you sell or buy through the sales has about
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r “if It cx ‘Roy or Girl? 99
t A baby’s sickness is looked upon as a matter of course; most infant
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Like Magicafter taking Lydia
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North Bangor, N. Y. “As I have
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Another Made Well.
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I recommend your wonderful medicine
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Sale’s Honey I
if Horehound and Tar |
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THERAPiOIM ] hospitals with
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A yellow dog with a tag could sell
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