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i. ! a. ' f sir a i frVfe'. kr Vv ? 4 ;if i . i PAGE SIX 7""""""" . i M, stntiir r i Change By DONALD ALLEN The family of Judge Winter bad known the family of Colonel Ilellulre for years and years. That meant that Fred IJellalre and Agnes Winters had known each other as boy and girl. The fathera hadn't settled It over their wine and cigars that there should be a marriage. In fart, the two young people didn't take to each other very well. It was only In after years, when Fred had finished college and Miss Winters was in society, that there was any feeling stronger than acquaintanceship. It was not necessary that young Tlellalre should choose a profession. He had been left money, and he drifted along as other rich young men do the clubs travel Newport golf-autolng and the races. And In the Intervals he spent his time ad miring Agnes Winters and falling In love with her. On her side, she liked him but she had no stronger feeling. She was a bit of a prude and had old fashioned notions. He would have stood better In her estimation had she found him with a carpenter's apron on and a saw In his band. He had asked for her band, and without giving her time to reply had asked ber to think over It for a week. "I have thought," she said when the week had expired and he was back lor his answer, "And and you are going to decide against me!" he whispered as he read her answer In her face. "I am, and I want to give you my reasons. You are a butterfly a frlt terer. You have accomplished noth ing, and you have nothing in view. Aside from the society journals, you are a nonentity." "If you say go to the south pole I'm off!" stoutly replied Fred. "You wager on the races and other things. You play for high stnkes nt the club. You have tie gambling spirit in you." "But I almost always win." "Then It's even worse. You've got money, but you throw it about in the In 30' Seconds He Was Down and Out. most reckless manner. You are sense lessly extravagant. They tell me you have five autos." "I'll sell four of them if you 6ay so." "That would make no difference. I must tell you that some of the things you do border on loateristu." "You dont mean It! Have you heard that I I stumbled, one night, and up set a peanut cart?" "You are learning to box. sir!" an nounced Miss Winters with great severity. "Oh. Hut you you ?" "Yes. sir, 1 call that loaferism. Why a.uid a gentleman learn how to pouud any one with his fists? No gentleman is ever attacked. Should he be, he carries a cane to defend himself with, or he can threaten to call the police. Neither your father nor mine has had to resort to such a practice as boxing." Fred Bellalre could have told ber that he bad seen the judge and the colonel knocking each other about at the gymnasium at 50 years ot age, and having a lot ot fuu out of It. too. but he knew there was more coming, and he was making ready for it. "And lastly, continued Miss Bel laire, "I sa- your name in the paper the other day among the Wit of at tendants at a club where a prize tight was held. It's there in plain print The next thing you will be figuring a one of the principals. 1 do not care to be the wife of a prize fshter." "Oh, come, now." appealed Fred. If you understood these things you know." "But I don't and don't want to. When you enter the rin? will it be as Battling Bellalre.' or what?" "Agues, you are altogetv-r too se vere and old-fashlone.l. 1 have seen the mayor of the city at a club rig at. and he enjoyed every round of It Your own father" "My father is not under discussion, sir, and there is no mora to discuss. I must answer no to your proposal and hope that you will make a change for tha better in your life." -Mo c of Heart "Say. now, Agnes, you can't mean It! Just because a feilow " "I beg you to excuxe me, Mr. Bul la! re!" Whether Fred wen away or sat down and resolved to become an angel is really not known. He managed somehow to live through It and so ciety didn't notice any great falling off In weight and appetite. It was three months after be bad received his conge and his boxing maBter had said that he was In ex cellent condition when he motored out Westchester way to see an old chum. On that very day Miss Agnes Win ters had started out In ber runabout alone for a bit of a spin. The two had uot met since that evening. For a month afterwards she had been, up held by conscience. Then a still, small voice began to trouble her by asking If she hadn't been too hard on Fred. She had almost come to the conclusion that she had and she wanted to be out in the air and alone to settle the question with herself. After a smooth run of two miles the runabout came to a halt. They do that sometimes. Then it Is clear ly the duty of the driver to find out why and go an again. Miss Winters was finding out why when three men from the bushes rushed out on her. She was wearing a diamond at her throat and they had a rtght to be lieve that her gloves concealed valu able rings. Enter Fred Bellalre ou the scene! He wasn't aching to be a hero, but it was forced on him. His auto came up in such a cloud of dust that he didn't at first recognize the girl who was screaming and battling. The three men threw her aside to meet the rescuer. They were a tough trio. In place of running away they stood to make a fight of It. Miss Agnes climbed back into her car and Fred's ihauffeur crouched down behind the wheel like the cur he was. Ti e toughs must be given credit for fairiioss. Had they rushed Fred ha must have gone down, but they didnt They gave him time to peel off coat and waistcoat and then one of them stepped forward with fists up. In 30 seconds he was down and out. The second one lasted about a minute. "Good!" exclaimed the third as he came forward. "You are a great little man. It's months since I had a scrap and I'm thankful you came along. It's Queensberry rules to govern and may the best man win. If that driver of yours hasn't swallowed his teeth let him act as timekeeper." Did Miss Agnes jump out and run down the road screaming? Did she sit there with her hands ever her face? Not quite. She sat there open-eyed and watched the prettist little scrap that ever took place on a highway. Fred never looked her way, even dur ing the rest between rounds. The two men who had been knocked out re covered In due time and sat up and watched the fun. The fight was as fair as a ring bat tle, the contestants giving and taking and smiling as they got in or received blow. The light of battle was in their eyes and the joy of contest in their hearts and the girl sat there and noted every move. Five six seven rounds. She even counted them. though she never would admit it aft erwards. And then, just at the close of the eleventh round. Fred settled matters with a blow on the point ot the chin and he stood puffing and blowing and leaning against the wheel of his auto while the man slept for a few seconds and then awoke to nod to his fellows. Then the three disap peared. When they had disappeared the girl called out: 'Fred, please come here!" 'Yes?' be answered as he ad vanced. "I I think I have undergone a change of heart. I shall be pleased to have you call this evening. Never mind your black eye and skinned nose!" Fred called. Fury cf Wounded Rabbit. Frank Pahl and William Ehlert ol Anaconda, who helped form a hunt Ing party recently, are telling a storj which sounds well for the kind ol jack rabbits grown In the sagebrush hereabouts. The story Is told on Charlie Laler. another Anaeondan, and as he does not deny It It must be true Ehlert and I-alr are great hunters and when Frank Pahl joined them here they were given the tip that they nitcht see some rabbits the size ol which they had never dreamed of. Aft er having bagged fifty odd spec! mens Charlie blazed away at an old jack, wounding It slightly, whereupon It turned and In rage made for the hunter, who dropped his guu and shin neJ up a tree. After awhile the calls of the treed Charlie attracted Pah' and Ehlert. who came to ths recut and bowled over the enraged jack whica was chewing the tree down lc a determined effort to get at his tor mentor. Mr. Laler was nearly frozen whet rescued. He says that he will have the head mounted. Twin Brldse Cor respondence Anaconda Standard. That Elusive Line. Mrs. Crabshaw You never put yout arm around my waist as you used to. Crabshaw You see. my dear, yon keep moving your waist up and dowa so 1 wouiun v Know wero m u;u it Judge. THE PIOCHE ?Abinet NLY the hungry know the real loy of eating. Simple out-door Mf stimulates the muscular ystem and induces or preserves a state of health. Food for the Invalid. Those who have sick people to feed, and care for. are often at a loss to know what to feed them and have It at the same time appetizing and nutri tious. In serving a glass of milk, a cup of gruel or beef tea, place on a plate covered with a doily. In cases of kidney disease, the diet should be limited almost entirely to vegetables, skimmed milk and plenty of water. Dyspeptic people should avoid all starchy food and take only the sim plest diet. A rheumatic patient should be de nied sweets and only the white meats should be eaten; also gluten bread and toast The hard part of an oyster should be removed when serving them to an 111 person. Liquid foods are followed by the scml-solld foods in convalescence. The old fashioned method of feed- ln a cold and starving a fever is not considered good, as science has thown that pxnty of nourishment Is required to repair the waste of the tissues, caused by the fever. After the liquid diet comes the soups, thickened with rice and barley, eggs in various forms, milk and cream toast, chicken and beef jelly and sim ilar foods. Grape Juice, lemonade, flaxseed tea, barley water are drinks '.hat are given frequently, in 6mall luantitles. After a long Illness, solid food Is resumed very gradually and in small quantities. Si the digestive sys tem must not be over-taxed. Typhoid fever patients are, as a rule, very ravenous when they first begin to Improve, and the greatest care should be taken that they do not over-eat or take any food that may cause a relapse. Scraped beef sandwiches, sago and rice pudding, bread and milk, baked apples, soup with an egg baten up in It, custard and occasionally a well- baked potato may be some -of the dishes that the Invalid can eat with safety. Later a broiled lamb chop or piece of given. rare beef steak may be KG1N every dy with the Arm resolve to bo up to the mar tu t ciy thought and action. How to Disinfect. The careless manner In which many people fumigate their homes after a siege of infectious disease Is to say the least criminal. As soon as the physician gives per mission to move the patient, he should be given a hot bath and a sponging all over with a weak solution of bichlo ride, and move him into the room pre pared for him. The sick room itself should be thor oughly disinfected and everything that has been used that It Is necessary to keep and Is washable should be soaked for several hours In a solu tion of carbolic acid twenty parts to a hundred of water. It Is almost Im possible to disinfect a mattress well at home and it should either be burned or sent to an establishment where such things are sterilized. . There are several methods of fumi gation; one is the burning or sulphur, and follow that by wiping off every thing In the room with a solution of bichloride, one part to five hundred of water. The walls may be wiped with a broom bag dampened with the solution. The use of formaldehyde is pre ferred by many, stopping up every crack and keyhole and letting the vol atile substance penetrate every part of the room. All bedding should be spread out over chairs so that the gas will have easy access to It Leave the room c'osed for 12 hours, then air thor oughly. Formalin lamps which pro duce the gas may be purchased. This Is one of the easiest methods and one that is considered most satisfactory Books and toys are something impossl bie to fumigate or disinfect, and it la much better to burn them than to run anv risks of contagion. Disease germs live a long time In hiding, and one cannot use too much care and precaution. The germs of consumption ar killed by a few minutes' exposure to the direct sunlight as are many other germs, so let na u?e the cheap and easily available germicide and keep our homes healthful and sweet Japan to Make Her Soap. . i,,!,; firm h, nreantzed a com pany for soap making on a large seal in Japan to supply good brands ot i,n rh!na in.iu sum nd o.h ld .nrt American and other foreign soap manufacturers now from CQina the pnlUppine8 and tn, . . , K. t rwn- , labof &re cneap p,ntl. ' in d H 11 RECORD- Ml 111 One May Euy Stamps and Insur ants Policiss. In New York a Machine Will Vend Your Dinner and at Coney Is land Palms Are Read Automatically. Kansas City, Mo. "Two stamps, please," a traveler at one of the ho tels said to the mail clerk. Instead of selling the stamps the mall clerk pointed to a machine a few feet away. 'That machine will sell you stamps." And the traveler dropped a nickel In to a slot and out popped two 2-cent postage stamps. It Is very simple and operated on the order of a gum slot machine. There are two places In which to drop coins. In both the amount must be a 5-cent piece. One receives for his nickel either four 1-cent stamps or a pair of 2-cent stamps. In the same room of the hotel there Is a slot machine which sells a thou sand dollar accident insurance policy, effective for twenty-four hours, and the price is five cents. While some persons doubt the wisdom of buying this machine vending insurance, there is one point in Its favor one's time Is not taken by an agent. As soon as the nickel goes Into the machine there Is the clicking of a spring which stamps the exact time the policy is Issued. A handle Is turned and out comes the policy. The person getting the policy must write his name on the stub and separate it where It says: "Tear here." The stub on which the name has been written must be poked into a slot and then the Insurance Is effective. Automatic machines are almost as old as civilization, but each year sees some new machine added to the list. The stamp and- insurance vending de vices come under the new classifica tion, as do many others. For example on Twenty-third street. In New York, there Is what is known as the Auto mat, a restaurant where soup and al most any food desired may be pur chased by contributing certain sums in a slot machine. , For several years there has been a shoe shining machine where one may have his shoes 6hlned. There Is what Is known as a mutiphone, which plays twenty-four distinct Edison records Machine That Sells Stamps. The machine has the appearance of a grandfather clock with Its big dial The patron desiring to hear a certain record, moves the hand of the dial to his favorite tune and when the nickel sounds a bell, the music starts. At Coney Island In New York, palms are read automatically. The hand Is placed on a little tickler which feels the lines and according to the impression depends the reading. Any one of thirty readings Is possible. An other new automatic machine Is a picture vending contraption where one may have his photograph taken automatically. There Is much Interest being mani fested In Paris In an Ingenious de vice Invented by Antal Fedor for reg istering letters. A letter bearing stamps sufficient for ordinary postage is placed in an opening at the top of the machine, with the address side In contact with a plate. A handle Is turned and in a few seconds the let ter Is registered and a receipt drops from the tube. Then at the drinking fountains In many of the big cities there Is a ma chine which sells paraffine-coated drinking cups. COW GOT HER CUDS MIXED Sukey Was a Good Animal Until She Went Into the Banking and Junk Business. Greensburg, Pa. If Thomas Morri son's pet cow hadn't neglected the dairy business for the banking and Junk business she would still be In the land ot the living somewhere In this vicinity. It was a find of IT cents that start ed her on her downward career three nickels and two pennies which a barn boy had placed In a line on the top of a fence to gloat over, and then forgot In the face of some greater ex citement. Sukey nosed around - and swallowed the coins. Her taste for metal thus whetted she proceeded to swallow a number of wire nails, pull ing them out of tte fence, and wound - 1 up her repast by taking Into her sys I flve et te1 ,re- " as that tangled her up. It Insisted i In sojourning In all three stomachs i at once. Sukey found her wires were crossed when she tried to chew her cud. so she died. An autopsy was held and the concrete evidences of the facts here related was found 1n her utile "tummy- In all three of them. i ia xaci. Milfnnl'ilil nSB U i L L rn mm Hun WILBUR D NEfEflT Lomerliipker (The reduction in rates for upper berths In Pullman cars is now effective.) The wondering conductor stood within the Pullman aisle: There was trouble in his visage and his face had lost its smile. For a passenger was asking him to fix him with a berth And he pondered o'er the prlcellst while he figured up its worth. "All the uppers now are lower." the con ductor softly said. While with nervous, trembling fingers through the book of costs he sped. "Though this makes the higher lower. still the lower is no higher." How Is that? An upper lower?" queried the prospective buyer. "This is it." the wan conductor then at tempted to explain. "We have lowered all the uppers that we have upon the train. Thus, we have the lower higher than we used to have the upper" "Hum!" the passenger then asked him. "What did you drink with your sup per' "Can't you understand?" then answered the conductor with a sigh. "Though the higher ones are lower, still the lowers are as high. With hlghers lower than they were, the lowers but seem higher." "You're off the water wagon." vowed the man, "or I'm a liar. And the passenger then left him and went to another car. While the poor conductor mumbled: "Don't you see, sir, where we are? With the lower higher higher than the higher lower lower" Then he plunged into the diner for a glass of Joy-bestower. Misunderstood. "What we want," said the man in the frock coat, "is a safe and sane Fourth. "You bet we do." agreed the man with the wispy whiskers. "We should put a stop to the un seemly noises that shatter the very air upon that day. I say to you, sir, that on the occasion of the celebra tion of the anniversary of the birth of the greatest, grandest, most glorious governmental structure that ever has" "Yep," interrupts the other man, "we ought to choke 'em right ofT. I'm good an' tired of listening to those flapdoodle, spread-eagle speeches, my self." And the man in the frock coat passed on with an air of the haughti est kind of hauteur. His Reason. "Why," asks the captious editor of the new reporter, "why do you say In your story of the banquet that the table groaned.' " "Because," explains the new report er, ' because it had to stand for all the after-dinner stories." Parliamentary Procedure. "Pardon me," says the creditor to the legislator, "but might I call your attention to your bill for Christmas purchases, which has been sent you a couple of times already?" "My dear sir, responds the legisla tor sticking his right hand Into the bosom of his frock coat and thrusting nis cowiicK hack with his left hand. "My dear sir, your bill has been passed to the second reading. It will have to follow the regular course, although I will expedite it as much as possible If it comes out of committee." What Started It. Politely, the srrpent offered Eve an apple. "Try that, madam," he asked. "You can raise four hundred barrels of them to the acre on one of our Irrigated or chard farms in the Bezlngo Valley. Your husband can purchase a forty- acre tract on easy payments." Shortly afterward the family moved from Eden to seek the new home. L SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 181 Particularly the Ladies. Not only pleasant and refreshins? tn die taste, but gently cleaning and tweet ening to the system. Syrup or Fig and Elixir of Senna is particularly adapted to ladies and children, and beneficial in all cases m which a wholesome, strength ening and effective laxative should be used. It is perfectly safe at all times and dispels colds, headaches and the paint caused by indigestion and constipation to promptly and effectively that it is the one perfect family laxative which gives satis faction to all and is recommended by millions of families who have used it and who have personal knowledge of its ex cellence. Its wonderful popularity, however, has led unscrupulous dealers to offer imita tions which act unsatisfactorily. There fore, when buying, to get its beneficial effects, always note the full name of the Company California Fig Syrup Co. plainly printed on the front of every package of the genuine Syrup of Figs and Elixir of Senna. For sale by an leacling druggists. Price 50 cents per bottle. I honor any man anywhere, who. In the conscious discharge of what be believes to be his duty, dares to ttand alone. Charles Sumner. MATION AND PAIN Cured by Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. Creston. Iowa. I was troubled for a long time with inflammation, pains in my siae, bick headaches and ner vousness. I had ta ken so many medi cines that I was discouraged and thought I would never get welt A friend told me of Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com pound and it re stored me to health. I have no more pain, my nerves are stronger and I can ao my own work. 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