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Ml We Deep Sea Peril MlBMBffliM VICTOR ROUSSEAU I A OOPTBIGHT BT W.G. CHAFMAX RIB— HI CHAPTER III—(Continued.) He could trace the movements, as of some Invisible body. He saw the ripples glide forward along the sur face, strike the glass wall opposite, and continue at a right angle, turning again and again as the creature con tinued on its steady course, sation was uncanny. 1 terman's words came back to Donald: "I've brought my specimen home." He was aware of an impulse to bolt. In stead of which, however, he concen trated all his attention on the tank. The movements in the water sub sided. Donald had the Impression that the Invisible creature had stopped and was regarding him. He saw a gentle swirl as If a body stood upright with in the tank. Then a sound from the second tank drew him toward it. It was a musical ringing, exactly like that produced by drawing the finger tip around the top of a bowl of water—a long-drawn sound, sweet and Donald looked into this tank, The sen Captain Mas clear. which was open at the top and not connected with the apparatus. But he could see nothing there, either. * He turned back to the first tank, and all at once he perceived two black specks, close together, halfway be tween the top of the water and the glass roof. Each was about the size of a small currant. Donald went nearer. He saw them move. Then he started backward, overcome with hor* ror. The black specks were the pupils of • pair of eyes fixed on his and fol lowing them! Like all sailors, Donald Paget was not free from superstition. Any known danger he could have faced bravely, but this unknown thing was terrify ing. He felt his knees give under him. His impulse Vas to fly. He turned, and at that moment something descended upon his head and struck him, half conscious, to the floor. Dimly, through the gathering mists, he made out the form of a middle aged bearded man. He saw the red face, the shrewd gray eyes that looked into his, and recognized MacBeard. Beside him lay the sandbag with which the man had felled him. Unable to move, Donald felt Mac Beard rifling his pockets one by one, until he came upon the envelope con taining Masterman's communication. MacBeard drew It forth with a grunt and stood up under the gas to exam ine it. A brief survey satisfied him that he had found what he was seeking. He grunted again and looked down at Donald. Apparently satisfied with his work, he turned toward the water tan''s. splashing of the monster as It re sumed its journeyings, for he started an instant, and then, as if curious, he drew nearer to the first of the tanks with the air-pipe attachment. He stood quite still, looking at the thing In the water. Donald wondered whether he had discovered it, and whether he had perceived the eyes. He knew in a moment, for with a yell MacBeard started backward. He stumbled against one of the palms and sent It crashing to the floor. MacBeard, who had fallen with it, picked himself up and ran in terror. Donald heard his footsteps pattering along the flags outside. He heard the slam of the creaking gate. He knew that the professor, having obtained the document, was not likely to re turn. And he could not blame him for his nervousness, for he had almost done the same thing himself. Donald staggered to his feet, clutched nt the wall to steady himself, and remained thus, while the swim ming room gradually grew still. The light from the gas-jet fell upon the water tanks. And, looking at the far ther tank, Donald had a queer Illu sion. He thought he saw the very misty outlines of the body of a beautiful woman, the merest shadowy shape, which swam before his eyes and was gone, and reappeared, veiled in a sort of prismatic blend of coloring. But before he had time to convince himself that it was or was not the result of his injury, to his horror he perceived very clearly a cloudy form beginning to take shape within the nearer tank. He must have heard the The outlines grew clearer momen tarily. He saw what seemed to be the body of a hairless monkey, sup porting itself upon webbed feet, or flappers. Budding, out from the sides • were two similar arms, the webbed hands pressing against the sides of the tank. The outlines were at first so vague to be almost Imperceptible; then the crystalline body became opales cent and milky, resembling the white It hardened and, as It Donald saw the as of an egg. hardened, swelled, chest heave, the gaplike mouth con torted. Aqd suddenly he realized that this grotesque, pitiful thing was suffering! He saw immediately that the pro fessor's fall had disarranged the tubes that led from the tank. That, and the removal of the glass lid, which MacBeard's tumble had knocked to the floor, had reduced the air pressure to normal. The creature was suffer ing because there were only 10 pounds of air upon each square inch of its surface. It suffered just as a human being suffers on a high mountain. It squirmed and writhed, and the water was churned up by its flappers. The gill openings beneath the cars flapped convulsively. Donald could do nothing. He knew that it was growing visible because it was dying, happens with the crystalline crabs •&1 other invisible denizens of the as MACBEARD ROBS PAGET OF MASTERMAN'S DOCUMENTS PERTAINING TO THE STRANGE RACE Naval Lieutenant Donald Paget, Just given command of a submarine, meets at Washington an old friend and distinguished though somewhat eccentric scientist, Captain Masterman. Mgsterman has Just returned from an exploring expedition, bringing with him a member of the strange race, the existence of whose species, he asserts, menaces the human family. At the club, the "March Hares," Mafterman ex plains his theory to Paget. The recital is interrupted by the arrival of a lifelong enemy of Masterman, Ira MacBeard, and the former Is seized with a fatal paralytic stroke. From Masterman's body Paget secures documents bearing upon the discovery and proceeds to the home of the scientist. , , deep sea. Soon the force of the in ternal pressure would disrupt it. He turned off the gas and staggered out through the kitchen into the little garden. He knew now that Master man's story had some germ of truth: he had discovered some species of deep-water-seal, and his mind, strained by his privations, had imagined the rest. Why, he himself had almost Imagined he had seen a woman in the second tank I % He reached the gate, opened it, slammed it, and ran down the road. He did not cease running till he pulled himself up under a street light. He realized then that he was hatless ; people were staring after him. And, looking back, he Imagined that he saw the shadowy outlines of the girl's body beneath the light of the lamp. I'm going crazy I" he muttered. "It's been a crazy night I wonder— I wonder how much of It happened and how much was the result of the blow !" And he half believed MacBeard had existed, and that a burglar had assaulted him. But as he - thrust his hands into the pockets of his trousers, he pulled out the single page of Masterman's manuscript, and then he knew that there was at least some basis for the remembrances that surged through his 44 never busy brain. Under thought of the next lamp he read the "My dear friend Donald," It began. Then followed the lines which Paget had begun in the Inventors' club, but never finished, lng against MacBeard, "the enemy of Then Masterman There was the warn the human race. 1 had written: So much I have learned, but I know lit tle. He has the shrewdest brain of the century, and It is capable of infinite evil. Not as a tale-bearer, Donald, but out of duty to humanity, I here set down what I have discovered about him. If he knew that his past was revealed, my life would be worth less than even the two months which my doctor gives me. He has been tracking me, spying on me. I learned only today that he has a fast motorboat In readiness off the coast to make the journey to the Shetlands as soon as he has discovered all that I know. You must thwart him, and under no Cir cumstances let him get hold of this man uscript. His history is as follows: Donald scanned the rest of the page hastily. MacBeard's past, though .it seemed shady and criminal, had little ; Mi I 1 JJ f ?! He Stumbled Against One of the Palms and Sent It Crashing to ths Floor. Interest for Donald then. He resolved to put Masterman out of his mind in attention to his duties. Of one thing only he was sure: he was not going back to the house to see whether there were any more specimens. Somehow—he never quite remem bered how—Donald found a hotel, ex plained his appearance to the landlord, obtained fresh clothing, sent for his valise, drank three hot whisky toddles, and got to bed. CHAPTER IV. The Quest of the Sea Shark. Lieutenant Donald Paget stood on the upper platform of the F55, which ran awash in the waves of the North Atlantic, far from the mother ship which had convoyed her and others of the flotilla almost to the north of Scotland. The frail little craft hummed noisily as her petrol motors drove the twin screws through the water. The F55, one of the older type of submarine, was making ten knots through a diffi cult sea. Within her 250 feet by 15 she held an amazing potentiality for destruction. Above the conning tower rose the single periscope for the captain or lookout man—now almost useless, should the F55 submerge herself, on account of the washing seas. Within the tower were the observation port, depth meter, and tubes connecting with the engine room and torpedfr station. The platform quivered inces santly as the periscope motor under neath throbbed, and the vibration of the engines made the entire vessel shiver. In the few days that he had been at sea the sense of responsibility for his ship and the lives of his men had weighed on Donald heavily. Now, en tering the conning tower, and taking his stand beside the lookout man, he seemed to assume a dual personality. One part of him bent itself automat ically to Its task. The other was thinking ov*r the events of the past « few days, and pondering on their sig nificance. On the day following his visit to Baltimore, Donald had telegraphed re peatedly to New York, but no news had been received of the Beotia, and he had been unable to obtain any in formation concerning her from any of the port officials. He had finally gone aboard at Newport News In a very disappointed frame of mind, hopeless of meeting Ida Kennedy until after the war. '• The chances of his surviving it did not appear to him to be brilliant ones. A Inst message from the mother ship Informed him to keep his , course toward the Shetlaqds. He was" in structed that a battle cruiser had slipped out of the Kiel canal and was larking somewhere among the Norwegian fjords, with a view to evading the blockade, making for the Atlantic, and harassing shipping there. The inference from this statement was an obvious one, for the American fleet's patrol Joined the British in this longitude. "Smoke to starboard, sir!" Sam Clouts, the lookout, was speak« lng, and Instantly the two parts of Donald's personality fused. Ida Ken nedy was forgotten. Upon the hori zon, thçongh his glasses, Donald could see a tiny spiral of curling smoke. He flung over the surface steering wheel and headed the F55 straight for the stranger. From that distance he knew that, while he could see the funnels of the ship, the submarine was Invisible, owing to the curvature of the earth. Relinquishing the wheel to Clonts, he watched the stranger. Gradually the smoke thickened ; then there came into view two funnels, and a hull half invisible among the chopping waves. It was Impossible to mistake the on coming ship. She was a battle cruiser of the Bluecher class, and she could only be escaping westward to harry commerce along the Atlantic trade route. With her fast heels and 12 Inch guns, she could match any unit afloat except those of the home squad ron. She was proceed^pg west-nor'-west, evidently purposing to round the Shet lands and so gain the shelter of the open seas. It was a* daring maneuver, and she would certainly be sighted by ' the British destroyer flotilla. Still, though she could hardly outsteam these fast little craft, she might beat them off and escape before either the British or the American blockading Donald's luck was with him after all. vessels could come upon the scene. Donald spoke a sharp command into the tube of the diving station. Thq hatch was Jammed down. The horb zontnl fodders at the bow were de flected, (he water rushed into the div ing -ta.'ilps, and the F55 began to dip. The surface running light slanted sea ward as the bow went under, and slowly regained poise as the stern fol lowed, bringing the F55 back ✓ to an even keel. The hum of the petrol mo tors ceased, the hull was filled with the roar of the lnrushing water; then the electric motors took up their steady throbbing. "Five meters!" announced the man at the depth indicator. Seven—half !" Six meters! Paget sinks a German cruiser and Ida Kennedy enters the story. (TO BE CONTINUED.) TABLET HARD TO SWALLOW Physician Has Provided Safeguard Againet Accidental Poisoning by Bichloride of Mercury. At the annual meeting of the Ameri can Pharmaceutical association, Louis Spencer Levy described a "safe bichlo ride tablet." The user is safeguarded against mistaking it for a headache tablet, probably the most frequent mis take, by the addition tm the ingredients of about 1 per cent of pungent oils, such as capsicum or mustard, and by shaping the tablet so that it Is prac tically impossible to swallow. Regarding the latter form of protec tion the author says: "Very few per sons find much difficulty in swallow ing pieces of food of considerable size, but anything of rodlike shape, about 1% inches long, cannot be swallowed without great difficulty, If at all, even with water. I have, therefore, de signed a tablet of this length, about one-fourtli inch wide and about one eighth inch thick, weighing about 1.0 grammes. If you try to swallow any thing this shape, you wllPgetxthe sur prise of your life. Instruments of Precision. Accuracy is one of the most neces sary qualifications of the present-day business girl—or so It would appear from the following conversation over heard the other day in the park : "So I answered the 'phone, and he said, 'Is Mr. X. there?' and I said, 'Yes, do you want to see him?' and then what do you think he said? He said, 'My dear girl, this is not a telescope; this is a telephoneJ Manchester Guardian. * t» Where Looks Count. Lawyer (to handsome female defend ant)—"Sob a whole lot, but shed no tears. Nothing will prejudice a jury against you like a red nose and watery eyes. ft A Practical One. 'Have you any theories as to helf help? "Certainly. Mine is to help yourself to anything la sight you can." MSVKLLÏ, 0IB80H, FROM ALL PARTS OF MISSISSIPPI Reports of Interesting Events Boiled Down for Hasty Perusal. Louisville.—The Newton Oil Mill Co. 's gin at this place was destroyed by fire. • • • * • Corinth.—Corinth is showing her patriotism by organizing a company of home guards. ...» * Corinth.—Corn in carload lots Is be ing shipped out of Corinth, which is unusual for this county. m p * • • Coldwater.—Syrup making is about ended in this section and the yield was by far the largest ever made. • • ar • • Coldwater.—The local Red Cross so ciety prepared a great many Christ mas presents for the boys In France. • • • * • Meridian.—Twenty-two transfer men and drivers of the Southern Express company are on strike, demanding an increase of $10 a month. • • i F • Crystal Springs.— The municipal water and light plant Is doing & thriv ing business selling water by the bar rel to the truck farmers. • • • « • Columbus.—After an illness of long duration, Capt. William Winston, one of the oldest and most tilghly respect ed citizens of Columbus, Is dead. • • e • • Biloxi.—Edward Bellande, son of Capt. and Mrs. A. Bellande of Ocean Springs, has been accepted by the English aviation corps for service in the European war. • • • • • Biloxi.—The educational committee of the mayor and board of aldermen has been Instructed to purchase desks and other equipment for the Central high school annex. • • t F • Biloxi.—Work on the Bay St. Louis sea wall, between the Welch prop erty and St. Stanislaus college, a dis tance of 700 lineal feet, will begin within the next few days. • •Ft» Senatobia.—The local draft board has ordered the arrest of two negroes —Caleb Saulsberry and Charles House —each of whom, it was charged, shot off one of his hands in order to escape military duty. t F « F • Chalybeat.—'Rev. G. S. Jenkins, paA tor of the Baptist churches at Ripley, Chalybeate, Providence, Mt. Moriah and Dumas, has resigned the pastor a ^ e 0 f eac h church, and accepted a call to the church a t iShubuta. • • • • • ' planter of Natchez, is dead as a ra suit of a wound sustained in an en counter with Mose Witherspoon, a negro. Witherspoon was shot by Neely and died within a few hours. Natchez.—D. E. Neely, prominent • * * » • Chalybeate.—The Sentinel of Rip ley announces that the Whitney Point stock farm at Courtland, N. Y., will give away a high-grade Holstein heifer to the Tippah county boy or girl between the ages of 12 and 16 who writes the best essay on the "Value of the Dairy Cow on the Farm. t e • f • Hattiesburg.—The schools of 'For rest county will vie for prizes in farm ing and home economics. Contests have been arranged by B. C. McWhor ter, county farm demonstration agent; Miss Annie Cook, domestic science teacher for the county, and W. C. Mc Whorter, assistant to the farm agent. • •••# Jackson.—Robert B. Cotton of Cor inth, member of the lower house of the legislature from Alcorn county the past several years, is dead. During the recent extra session Mr. Cotton was reported ill, but managed to get down to Jackson and answer to roll call several times, but he soon had to return home. • • • B § Jackson.—United States District At torney J. W. George has ordered the holding of J. R. Stowe of Marion coun ty, an employe of the Great Southern Lumber company, on suspicion of 'be ing a German spy or dangerous alien Stowe, it is said, made the enemy. remark that Germany would win the and attacked the government of war, the United States. He had two rifles and a pistol In his luggage when it was searched. Natchez.—Mrs. Howard Gould of New York, Miss Maude Younger of 'California and Miss Joy Young, suf fragists and members of the woman's .party, visited Natchez on their tour of the south in the interest of woman suf frage. Mias Young is one of the group of picketers that was arrested and sent to jail in Washington. Mrs. Gould is writing a series of articles the south for the benefit of upon northern tourists in connection with the "See America First" propaganda. » * • # • Baldwyn.—Rev. T. A. J. Beasley of Ecru has been called to the pastorate of the Baptist church at Baldwyn, to succeed Rev; F. C. Flowers, who re cently resigned to accept pastoral work in Louisiana. V F F • • State Baptist Brookhaven.— The convention is In session here, with J. E. Byrd of Mt. Olive, president, in the chair, and Rev. W. E. Lee secretary. There are 241 male and 160 female delegates here, representing 170,000 Baptists, and 4,000 churches in Missis sippi. Scooba.—The grand jury, which has been In progress here, was discontin ued after finding only nine indict ments. • F • F 4 Ellis ville. —P. J. Kettrick, mall clerk on the Gulf & Northern railroad, has received notice of his transfer to France. He will be succeeded by Rob ert J. Smallwood. Crystal Springs.—There were ginned in this county up to Oct. 18 of thjs year 3,771 bales of cotton, as compar ed with 2,4553 bales for the correspond ing date last year. ■- sjja BEST BUTTER IH SOUTH NATIONAL FARM AND Live STOCK SHOW AT NEW ORLEANS GIVES BUTTER PRIZES. For First Time In Many Years Wls> siesippl la Supplying Ite Dairy Prod ucta to Other 8t*tee—Growth of Cat tle Industry Very Pleasing. Jackson.— Mississippi hotter took every prize at the National Farm and Live Stock Bhow at New Orleans In a contest which Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas, Aabama and Louis iana participated. There were In all .14 entries, 10 of which were from Mis sissippi. The three high scores were 94, 93.73 and 93.50 per cent This Is the first year Mississippi butter has been exhibited, and It has won the big prizes in every fair, as follows: Southeastern fair, at At lanta, first, third, fourth; Misslsslppl Alabama fair, Meridian, first, second, third; Mississippi State fair, Jackson, first, seoned, third; Louisiana State fair, Shreveport, first second, third; and the silver medal at the National Dairy show, Columbus, O., In a com petition open to all states. Total, lfl prizes, including the trophy. It was in 1912 that the first cream ery was established In Mississippi; now there are 19. In 1912 only 17,112 pounds of butter were produced in Mississippi; in 1916, a millon and a half; • while this year's production is estimated at three million. Instead of Importing butter, Missis sippi is supplying other states. 'Scientific hnadling of cattle and bet ter stock are the foundations of the new industry, and cattle men point to Mississippi as an example of what any other state or region in the south can accomplish by the same methods and keep the money at home. Farmers Should Have Libraries. Many new publications of value t< the farmers of Mississippi are now being Issued by the state experiment station and extensive service, accord in* to a recent announcement by E. R Lloyd, director of these two division* of the Mississippi A. and M. college who is encouraging the establishment of farm libraries in every farm home H* points out the value of keeping •up with "the newer idea oh farming and states that some of the best work a fanner can put in on the rainy days or long evenings of winter will be in reading and planning for the improve ment of his farm. In this connection an excellent start toward an especially valuable library for every resident can be made free oi cost by securing bulletins and pam phlets from the college. These are written especially to meet conditions within the state. Fire Companies Doing Business. A report appearing recently, pur porting to have come from the Insur ance department of Mississippi, and stating that numerous fire Insurance companies have withdrawn from Mis sissippi, that in 1903 144 fire com panies were licensed and that 94 have since withdrawn, leaving the present number of fire companies licensed in the state at 50, is denied by Insurance .Commissioner Henry, who says that no such statistics have been given out by his department. There are now li censed 111 fire companies in Missis sippi, being as large a number as have ever been licensed. Seven fire com panies have withdrawn since March t, 1917, and seven not licensed at that time have been licensed, making an offset. Capitol Grounds Cleaned Up. Sergeant Sam Nunnery, In charge of the white convict squad which is at work in the old capitol grounds, has begun the work of grading and terrac ing along the north facade, from the center of the ground to Amite street. The sidewalk will be brought down to grade, and a standard concrete walk will he built, which will extend along the entire front of the property, from Confederate Park north. The state teams are hauling the earth which is being removed in the process of grading, from the front to the rear of the grounds for filling in purposes. Contract Board la Tied Up. The state board of public contracts is tied up with a mandamus filed with the circuit clerk by Dixon-Paul 'Print ing company of Memphis, seeking t<^ compel consideration of their bids oa the state printing contracts. In view of the decision of the supreme court which ousted the Senatobia Printing company from the state, so far as the state printing was concerned, the board of public contracts declined to open or consider the bid filed with them by the Memphis concern, and proceeded to allot the several classe of work among three or four state printing houses. Health Board Goes After Malaria. The state health board, throifgh Dr. W. S. Leathers, executive officer, an nounces that campaigns for the eradi cation of malaria will be conducted in several counties in different sections of the state next year. Auditor Shows Soions Expenditures. State Auditor R E. Wison has com piled a concrete statement of appro priations, based on the enrolled bills as thfey were enacted by the legisla ture of 1917 and approved by the gov emor, and are now laws of the state Mississippi Gets Rid of Ticks. The announcement that Mississippi will soon be free of the Texas cattle tick Is one of overshadowing impor tance to its people, and opens the por tals of a new day of happiness and promise far beyond the value even ol the millions and millions of dollars which are to be saved to the pocket books of its people. Frank K. Ethridge was elected cap tain, J. A. Metcalf first and Lester L. Dowling second lieutenant of the heme guard company formed at Me ridian for service in the st&U. f If You Want Home of Striking Appearance, Build It on Plan Given Here. WINDOW AND GABLE EFFECTS Various Types Msy Be Employed But Care Must Be Taken Lest the Pro portions Be Unbalanced, Mr. Radford Cautions. Mr. William A. Radford wil! answer questions and give advice FREE OF COST on all subjects pertaining to the subject of building, for the readers of this paper. On account of his wide experience as Editor, Author and Manufacturer, he 4s, without doubt, the highest authority on all these subjects. Address all Inquiries to William A. Radford, No. 1827 Prairie avenue, Chicago, III., and only enclose two-cent stamp for reply. By WILLIAM A RADFORD. There are few people who do not appreciate neat appearance as one of the characteristics of a house design. There are few types of house designs which can supply this characteristic to a greater extent than can the Dutch Colonial type. Associated with this characteristic, the Dutch Colonial type of house design, when properly han dled, may be followed to produce dwellings which, even in the smaller sizes, possess a decidedly distinguish ed appearance. It is noticeable that a well designed Dutch Colonial house placed on a lot of proper size and hav ing the proper treatment of exterior walls and surrounding lawn, catches and holds the average person's eye to the exclusion of notice In a block of houses equally high grade construc tion but of another equally common type of design. ' There are two roUgh classifications Into which houses of this type can bd thrown. These are the plain gable roof house and the multi-gable roof bouse. The former Is, generally speak ing, the cheaper of the two houses, :v iy-\ ***** ■ m >£:•* •' v ;:> : 1 ' I r Wi Wi £ f •S' r? ■Vy'vy« V« *33 32 28r TÜ W ISIS *.*• ■I , .. 67 / 8 * Mmao***** based on the floor space provided. The plain gable roof Dutch Colonial house Is purposely kept as simple as possi ble. Simplicity Is made the keynote of the design and the clean-cut lines and balanced effects brought out In the windows, which are usually equip ped with shutters and have their sash broken np Into a large number of small panes, Is pleasing to a great many people who have tired of elaborate decorative effects. The multi-gabled house, however, carries a somewhat more elaborate treatment, at the same time preserving the strong characteristics of this type of architecture. The window treat ment Is usually similar to that of the simple gable roof house, as far as the sash are concerned, but the balancing of second floor windows against those of the lower floor and the prevalence of symmetry In the design cannot be carried out There is a difference In character In these houses which re "I cu •ton# raw* •ÎUÎP0K* *• » wir tr i is« o' •Kuchin* CIS •»<» 1 * •ÜVWCÏP0K-I BRS3I T F *DfHiK(SllßüK' is » ir-er tr« w •i Jj r : lint Floor. / suits from the fact that the first men tioned finds its appeal In simplicity while the second must rely upon har mony between Its parts. Fundamentally, the roof, which is a very noticeable feature of this kind of a Dutch Colonial house, mast be very carefully designed if the appearance is to Çe satisfactory from every angle. As a matter of fact, the multi-gabled design offers the very advantage that it is capable of being made attractive when viewed from any angle. There is not the necessity of resorting to special methods of breaking up large expanses of roof area. The dormers, if any are used, mast be small and rather unobtrusive. The slope of the roof Is necessarily quite steep. This Is necessitated by the fact that the outer walls of the building are not car ried np to the ceiling line of the second floor rooms since to do this would give the building a clumsy appearance due to excessive wall surface and height. Furthermore, a proportionally large quantity of material Is saved by drop ping the eaves down below the ceiling tine and narrowing the second floor room8 to obtain full room height Of course, the steeper the roof slope can be rngde, without excessive use of ma terials and unsatisfactory appearance, he less the rooms must be reduced in Àze in order that they may have full height. The matter of lighting and ventilating second floor rooms offers f he only structural difficulty and there tre numerous ways of solving this trohiem. Windows in the main walls can only b* obtained tn gable ends. If tt la necessary to have windows in two walla of a second floor room over which one gable section of the roof extends, there most be either a dormer built out from the roof surface or a section of the roof surface must be taken out in the design and the lnte- » rior wall continued across this section down to a balcony across the front of which a railing is built in line with the main wall of the building. In the smaller houses the latter solution 1* seldom used since It is difficult to ob*«, tain a satisfactory appearance. In the accompanying illustration Is shown an eight-room, strictly modern home of exceedingly distinguished ap pearance. It gives the impression of quiet stately beauty and Includes many unusual features. The window treatment in the front of the house Is decidedly different from the ordinary. The windows are full length of the OF the he a inmm BuKoox ßUtoöK oo sr-r»iv n-»w r. of to of bd •H Mi* •fcutoOK* irr Mr All the windows in casement type, the dining room and living room are of this kind and are very attractive. The windows are divided into small panes which, aside from the fact that it presents a more distinguished ap pearance than a solid plain window, is more economical because, in case o f breakage, several of the smaller panes are cheaper and easier to replace than one large one. The dormers, decorations over doors and windows, wide shingles, entry way and white face brick chimney are all In keeping with the Dutch Colonial style of architecture used In this house. It Is a very well balanced de sign arranged with great care as to harmonious details. The entry way of brick opens into a vestibule with a closet for wraps. On each side of the vestibule is a cased opening 1 —one Into the dining room and The strirs one into the living room, to the second floor go up from the v»< tibule. The living room Is very attrn' arranged. In the front are fou ment windows and on the side are four more of these window's, windows on the side are placed in j».. ■. on each side of the brick .flrephuv. With so many windows, this room is more like a sun parlor than anything else. The dining room has two case ment windows in the front and two oa the side. Because the windows are a scheme used in the exterior design. It Is a characteristic of this type of house that the rooms are very well lighted. In the back part of the house there are two bedrooms, a bath and the kitchen. A hall connects these rooms. The second floor plan calls for three bedrooms and a hath, all entered from the halt Two of the bedrooms are generous in size and have a large number of windows distributed In two walls of the rooms. The third bed room, while not so large and not so well lighted os the others. Is still a very pleasant bedroom and Is writ planned to the furniture which will be placed in it. Known by Size of Jewelry. Immense earrings are perhaps the most curious of all ornaments of the Maroo Lagoon tribes. Each tribesman tries to wear a bigger ring than his neighbor, for the larger the ring the greater Is It looked upon as the high est-prized mark of the greatest beauty and distinction. In fact, so great is the rivalry among the warriors of these tribes that many of the luckless natives have been known actually to tear the lobes of their ears clear through in their frenzied efforts to break all records for wearing the largest earrings. Cause of Seasickness. The nausea of seaslcknes Is due to the fact that the nerves from the laby rinth run through the lower brain into the spinal cord Just where the motor nerves that govern the stomach have their rise. There Is a direct nervous route from the semicircular canals to the stomach. It is true that impres sions received through other senses play a part In seasickness, nasty smells and sights, for instance. But these "are as a rule the last straw in breaking down the cerebral attempt to keep from vomiting, by increasing tbs nausea." How to 8ave Butter. "Carelessness about butter is a com mon American sin against thrift. In nearly every family some member haa the habit of taking huge helpings of butter which he or she does not use. The remedy is simple. Cut slices of the oblong pound of butter a quarter of an inch thick, and cut each slice into four pieces. When the butter is served, each member of the family take one small piece at a time. It sounds like a small economy, but it Is one which careful city housewives have practiced for years.—Farm and Fireside.