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XSffOMen v£> Some Horse Sense By KI..BKRT HUBBARD The man who put the roar In East Aurora wns C. J. Hamlin, known to tho horse fraternity as "Pa." Pa Ilamiln had the reputation at the grocery of being a tightwaddo, but once when I went to him and asked him to subscribe a hundred dollars to buy a town park he asked, "How much is the park, son?" "Six thousand dol lars," J announced, and he drew me a check for the six thousand. Pa Hamlin succeeded in raising and training forty-one trotters and pacors that made records better than 2.20. Altogether he put two hundred and one In the 2.30 list. The reason Pa Hamlin succeeded In the horse business was because he was a horse lover. The horse is a nervous, sensitive ani mal. His success in working himself up out of the Darwinian evolutionary wriggle has been his ability to run and to use his heels. The horse takes great pride In his speed. When he shies he sees an imaginary enemy, and his im pulse is to hike. Then he may run Just for fun, and if you are not careful he will get the habit. Buffalo Jones, who took eleven horses to Africa and rounded up all the fierce things that Teddy do Tioose was unable to kill, says that an Ameri can horse can outrun any animal that goes on four feet. in order to outstrip the horse your entry will have to be something that flies. We often hear talk of the speed of Arabian horses, but In strength, stamina, intelligence and endurance the American trotting-bred horse is the sure-enough anlmile. The English thoroughbred has too much nerves. He wears himself out. The trotting horse Is more deliberate, and amenable to the rule of reason, lie responds. Very seldom does he lose his head, and he has a sense of gratitude and a desire to reciprocate that Is very beautiful. No man who ever lived banked on a horse's horse, sense to quito the same extent as did Pa Hamlin. Fa was a horse psychologist. Incidentally, Pa discovered Ed Geers, the silent man from Tennessee. If Ed Geers were Inclined to talk he might say of Pa Hamlin, "It was he who hath made us, and not we our- I selves." I well remember a day when tlio late E. H. Harriman came up to East Aurora and bought twelve horses of Hamlin, insisting that Billy Andrews should be thrown In as a premium. When Billy wont away with the horses we were all down at the sta tion to help load the animals. Andrews worked for Harriman for three years, or until the iron horse monopolized the magnate's attention. When Harriman lot Billy down and out he did It on the back of a bonus check for five thousand dollars. I have exercised horses alongside of MERUPTION ALL OVER BABY Kept Spreading, Disfigured for Time. Could Not Sleep at Night. Used Cuticura Soap and Oint ment. Completely Healed. Kighty-four, Pa.—"My baby girl was three weeks old when the trouble began. It started with little white blisters on her kuuMMuf hands and kept spread tng. 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That's something to think about —to see the sun rise In Juno, when the birds are all tuning up ana the dew on the pastures looks like diamond dust. Ed Geers is not a member of the Gabbyjack Club. The only time I heard of his opening up his bazoo good and loud was once when he was driving Hal Pointer. Hal was one of the most knowing horses that ever looked through blind ers. The actual fact was he was a bet ter horse without the blinders, and his big money was won when he wore neither blinders nor check-rein. Hal Pointer went through five grand circuit seasons, and In one of them he got a piece of the purse every time he started. But Ed was not entirely satisfied. He thought Hal Pointer was going to hold tho world's record. And so one day he checked him up high and drove hint with blinders. thinking to steady him and knock off a couple of seconds. Hal did not like the change and shook his head in protest. Then ho reared up Just a little and hunched as if he were going to let his heels fly, for that is the way a horse talks. Ed Geers motioned to a colored man to hand him a whip. And the colored man said, "Mlstah Geehs, 'souse me, but—you bettah done leave the whip wher' it am!" And Geers gave him a silent look, which, being interpreted, meant, "Nig ger, who's driving this horse, you or me?" And the colored man reluctantly handed up the whalebone. And Colonel Geers, who Is only human at -the last, In order to show both the colored man and the horse that he was boss of the track, Jusv wrapped that whip with a resounding crack around good old Hal Pointer. The liorse was surprise and grieved. For an Instant he Just stood and trembled. Then he went up In the air and made a dash for the high board fence. He would have gone in to It head on If Ed had not pulled tremendously hard on the lee line. As It was, the hub of the high sulky hit the fence and snatched out four pickets. By this time Hal Pointer had busted the objectional check rein and was bounding like a Jackrabblt along the track. Ed Geers had dropped the whip, and his dignity. Also, he had tucked the tail oi his silence into his ego. At every bound of the horse Ed yelled, "Whoa, dam yeh!" Whoa, dam yeh!" And a colored brother who was new on the job, having Just been hired as a horse chambermaid, asked, "Who am dat gemmen wlf de powahful bel lows?" And his conferee replied, "Why, dat am Mlstali Geehs, de Silent Man!" DEATH FROM ACCIDENT Special to The Telegraph Columbia, Pa.. Dec. 30.—As a result of Monday's grade crossing accident on the Philadelphia and Heading railroad, near East Petersburg, when a two horse team occupied by Anthony McVey, Charles T. Eckert and ll'. Carroll, employes of the American Telegraph and Telephone Company, was struck by a passenger train, | McVey died a few hours after the acci dent in the Lancaster General Hos pital and Eckert is in a dying con dition at the samo institution with a fractured skull and internal injuries. Carroll escaped with slight Injuries. The wagon was wrecked, but the horses were not injured. DEATH OF JOHX MAJOR Special to The Telegraph Duncannon. Pa., Dec. 30. John Major died at his home in North High street yesterday of heart trouble. He was 69 years old and is survived by his widow and two sons. Charles, of Dun cannon, and Roy, of Harrisburg, and three daughters, Mrs. Charles Bender, Mrs. Joseph Derrick and Mrs. Austin Minnick, of Harrisburg. Funeral serv ices will be held at his late home on Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. S. IJ. Rice, pastor of the Lutheran Church, officiating. TABERNACDE CHOIR TO SING Special to The Telegraph Columbia, Pa., Dec. 30.—A move ment has been started to have the Nicholson-Hemmingertabernacle choir sing at the community Christmas tree on New Year's eve. At the dedication on Christmas eve the Boys and Girls' League of Good Citizenship sang in chorus and it Is Intended to have the three hundred voices of the former choir Join in the closing chorus. TAKEN TO PASTEUR INSTITUTE Special to The Telegraph Waynesboro, Pa„ Dec. 30. Mrs. Harvey Aughlnbaugh was taken to the Pasteur Institute at Marietta, Pa., by her physician, Dr. J. E. Kempter. She had been bitten by a dog shown to have rabies. HUB RHEUMATISM PI FROM SORE, ACHING JOINTS Rub pain away with a small trial bottle of old "St. Jacob's Oil" What's Rheumatism? Pain only. Stop drugging! Not one case in fifty requires internal treatment. Rub soothing, penetrating "St. Jacobs Oil" directly upon the "tender spot" and relief comes instantly. 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Each building is equipped with a largo freight elevator, those in the feed and general merchandise houses each having a capacity of two tons and the third a capacity of 3,000 pounds. In case of lire on any lloor the doors all close, which are fire proof and enclose the llames in a small place. One building contains 121 rooms for storage, each enclosed in lireproof re inforced concrete walls with solid wood doors encased in metal. The rooms vary in size and have capacities for from one quarter to more ,than two and a half carloads of furniture. The stairways in each building have lireproof doors at the top of each tioor which close automatically in case of lire. The spiral grain and general merchandise shutes are equipped in the same manner. In the Paxton flour and feed build ing are two grain elevators each hav ing a raising capacity of 1,200 bushels per hour. When a carload of grain arrives, the whole louU is emptied into the bin in the cellar by a shute and then is carried up to the fifth floor by the elevator and emptied into a shute to be delivered to the proper bin. This shute is operated on the tirst lloor and when the bin, which holds 2,000 bushels, is full it signals automatical ly. There are twenty-one bins alto gether. The grain is packed in bags on the second floor or if necessary trolley shutes are used to run it down to the lirst floor. The buildings have a storage ca pacity of 300 cars, have seventeen doors, nine of which face the railroad riding, and a 200,000 pound track scale. Each section the building is equipped with firehose, all the doors have metal stripping, and all rooms are built so that fire can not burn in them l'or any length of time, because the supply air is cut off. 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By arrangement made wtth the UnhrertaJ FQm Manufacturing company It ti not only pouibia to read "The Matter Key" tai this paper, but alio kft» ward to tee moving picture* of our itory. COPYRIGHT. 1014, BY JOHN Pt«MINO WILSON He rtirew In his clutch and the car left the line and started up the hill toward California street. John Dorr leaned back against the cushions with a strange sense of at last being on bis way toward his goal. He barely heard his companion's murmur, "Evidently they took her Into the lower part of Chinatown." We usually credit the oriental with little or no Imagination, pointing to his art, bis clothes and bis language as evidences. As the fact runs, even the Chinese coolie uses the faculty of Imagination more frequently than bis white brother on an equal social plane. Sing Wah, or Wah Sing, as he was ♦ndlfferently called, was outwardly a stolid, dnli eyed Chinese of uncertain middle age. His picture—lt was In the gallery of every secret service office from Singapore to Philadelphia—was not less changeless of expression, nor more teciturn than he. Yet In spite of his somber clothes and general air of blank stupidity, Sing Wah was a man of mark, a man with a history replete with adventure and, not too seldom with crime. If the ordinary criminal could have an office or a store he would quadruple his profits. But the common run of rascals must stenl and fly. Their post office address is a figment. They are not at home when opportunity knocks. Ring Wab knew this, and it was his boast that for thirty years any one who wanted him, either day or night, could find him. So he sat at the back of his little store night after night, blinking through the wooden screen at the va rlons customers who came In to trade or barter. And year after year they came to his door, the pirate and the thief, the smuggler and the robber, and he took his toll of them and passed them on. Whither? Sing Wah never told. And because he did not tell they came back with greater loot and rich er booty, and he again passed them through his store to vanish utterly from the haunts of men and the pur view of the police. Among the many hundreds who had availed themselves of Sing Wah's aid was Wilkerson, who, during dark pe riods of his career, had several times run athwart the barriers of the law and been compelled to seek refuge where he could. Harry Wllkerson was not a fool. lu some ways he was brilliantly endowed. He recognized Sing Wah's superiority to all others in the great game of out witting the law. He perceived beneath the stolid mask the alert, active, stn dious mind which was ever vigilant, never forgetful, always Intelligently watching the world that passed before his filmed eyes. The Chinese had, as well, acknowledged Wllkerson's adept ness and persistency. In several deals they had been partners to their mutual profit "You are a very good fellow, Har ry," Sing Wah had told him once as they drank flea in n little room in tin rear. "You are a smart man—almost as smart as I am. But you are too hungry. You cannot resist your appe tites. Now, I"—he made a slight ges ture of distaste with his lean brown hand—"l have no appetites." Wllkerson nodded. "1 guess you're right. Sing Wah. You even haven't any pride. You talk pidgin English to the tourists and the rest Instead of speaking the perfect English you know." The dull eyes lit for a moment hu morously. "I have always felt that 1 owed it to Oxford not to flaunt my ed ucatlon In a small tradesman's shop, don't you know?" The imitation of the Oxonian drawl had been so natural that Wilkerson had slapped his thighs in delight Thereafter lie took a peculiar pleasure In watching Sing Wah's assumed silent "stupidity and comparing It with what 4ie knew to be the real person behind the dull features. It was to Wilkerson that the Chi ncse bad explained his reason for ncv er changing his address, no matter how brisk the police might be. "And I have thought out a scheme which ton will like," he went on. "Come with me." It was then that he showed Wilker son the cylindrical room which had a single door and revolved at a touch on a lever. "Dangerous stuff!" commented Wil kerson. "If the police find that they'll sure land you." Sing Wah's pallid Hps opened In faint smile. "I built it for them. And the Chinatown guides know about It and will churge $lO extra for a trip through the horrors of the underground, as they call it" The Chinese sneered. them play with such things while I use the brains heaven gave me. And yet, sometime that trick room may serve a purpose." Thus it came about that Harry Wll kerson. driven to his wits' end to ac complish his designs, bethought him of Sing Wah and fairly drove Jean Dar nell and Drake before him. To Mrs. Darnell's credit it must be said that she rebelled strongly. But the stake was too great to risk, and she bitterly consented to Wllkerson's has tily outlined plan of hiding Ruth away somewhere in Sing Wah's precincts un til they could once more get their plans Into working order. Before she would leave the place she must indeed see Sing Wah himself. "Will the girl be safe here?" she de manded The Chinese looked at her Hushed and passionate beauty In silence until she repeated her question. Then he said quietly aud in his own exquisite ly modulated English: "You need have little fear. The servants are honest and discreet. And"—he let his eyes meet hers fully—"l think it la possible that she Is safer now than she has been for some time. Good night, mad am!" While Wilkerson and Mrs. Darnell had been hurriedly arranging matters with Hlng Wah. Drake had gone In search of lodgings nearby. He found them In what had once been a noted hotel, which had fallen Into sad decay. It was In the faded rooms he engaged here that the three met to consult on the future. "The first thing to do is to get hold of those deeds and papers she has in her grip," said Wllkerson. "I wonder you didn't think to get them before, Jean." The woman's eyes lit with dull hatred, bat she made no answer. She watched him fuss with the locks of the hand satchel which she had Indicated as the one In which Ruth carried her valuables. When it opened and Wil kerson thrust his clutching fingers downward Into it Mrs. Darnell leaned forward as If in protest He paid no attention to her, but continued his search with ever Increasing haste. At last he straightened up with an oath so venomous and deadly that even Drake shrank back. "The deeds aren't here," Wllkerson said thickly. "She's hidden them I" "But where?' This question seemed to break Wll kerson's almost steely intensity of pur pose. The question put his whole prob lem before him In two words—but where? Ho shifted his eyes from the emptied satchel to the curtained win dow. Instnntly there leaped before him the picture of the truck turning slowly over in the gulch, of the huge billow of smoke, of the little lances of fire that charged through the dry un dergrowth as if to preserve to the flames their prey. Was it for this that he was a murderer? The curtain blew inward before some vagrant wind from the bay, and Wilkerson drew back In terror. "What Is it, Harry?" demanded Mrs Darnell, instantly taking alarm. "Nothing," he said sullenly. "I was just thinking of something." He turn ed on Drake. "You've got to do the trick," he went on. "How's that?" demanded the young er man. Wilkerson eugeriy formulated his his plan, ticking off the points on the tips of his quivering fingers. "First you're Everett, turned up at last. You find her"— "lirChinatown!" sneered Drake. "You can easily gain her confidence and get hold of the papers, and may be"— Drake laughed uglily. "I look like the kind of Joker who would dress up as a banker and then proceed to renew my client's acquaintance in a Chinese Joint. How am I supposed to know she's there? I tell you, Wilkeiuon, that you can't travel straight, even when it pays you. Why in God's name you ever took that girl to that place of Sing Wah's is beyond my comprehen sion. Any place would have been bet ter. Now you have put the heads of all of us in a noose. You know what people will say when"— "They'll say nothing," said Wtlker son furiously, and he proceeded once more to nrgue that Drake could easily continue to impersonate Everett and In that guise carry their scheme to Its profitable conclusion. In spite of his rngerness and sophistry he was unable to move either Drake or Mrs. Darnel! from their attitude of frightened eon tempt. At last Drake agreed to do his liest to make Ruth trust him. "But I don't like this impersonation business." he said firmly. "I might go to a hotel and hand in my broker's '"ard and ask for an interview, but I haven't lost my senses." "Well." growled Wllkerson, "Just see to 1» that you worm out of ber where thoiie papers are." CHAPTER XII. Croasad Wires. ™ HUS it happened that Just when Drake entered Slug ■ Wah's unpretentious door way the taxi with the. hotel Jeteetive and John Dorr drew up In 9 Hide streei and stopped. "it was here they left me." said the chauffeur sulkily. The detective and John got out and titured about them. They were in the lower part of Chinatown, « single tier of blocks that stretched beyond the bounds toward the bay—not In the quarter, but of it "Which way did they take the girl?" said the practical detective. The driver led them around the cor ner and up an alleyway. He pointed to Sing Wah's door. "I think they went In there," he muttered. "Ah!" said the detective thoughtful ly. "When 1 was on the police force I used to know that Chinaman. 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