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Two llttlo Hallan glrlR, dressed to
represent angels, wore hung suspend
ed by. ropes ovor an Improvised altar
nt a Pittsburg church festival, and
now tho fathers are under arrest for
Six thousand railroad employes In
Catalonia, In eastern Spain, struck.
The national .railway men's union is
trying to limit the area of the strug
gle, but judications aro It will spread.
Tho forty-second anniversary of the
'ntry of tho Italian troops Into Home
mid tho fall of tho temporal power of
the papacy wan tho occasion for the
.customary patriotic demonstrations
;iui holiday observance.
Twenty people were Injured when a
southbound Louisville & Nashville
passenger train rati into nn open
Bwltch north of Klsaorton, Ky., and
struck a work train.
Oue-11 Lc'blatic and Will Yasslt,
young farmers near Gticydnn, La.,
killed each other in a duel over a
.realty dnnl.
Mlnuia Lavnlley, 18 years old, pur
poses to .turn all the wratn lrom tno
law's vials upon the heads of the sis
Clarksflcld, O., women who a few
nights ago decoyed her from her fa
ther's? home, hustled her Into a clump
of 'trees, stripped her, applied boiling
hot tar to her body aud then told her
to leavo town.
Tho Zeppelin dirigible balloon Hans
made an over-sea voyage to Denmark
and Sweden, visited tho Danish capi
tal nnd Malm'o, a Swedish naval port.
Tho voyage from Hamburg occupied
thirtee.u .hours, which included u land
ing at Copenhagen for luncheon.
Tennessee Independent Democrats
Id masa convention hero reorganized
to tight former Governor Patterson
In hla race for United States senator
ajul Indorsed Governor Hooper, Re
publican, for re-election.
Klfihtfibn-hoUr' flyers on the Lake
Shore, and Pennsylvania railroads be
tween New York and Chicago will be
come 20-hoiir trains within a few
weeks, according, to. unofficial advicec
A inob of 5,000 strikers and strike
synvpalltVisera ,at Pnperlor, Wis., at-r-USvJ:
thfls.(i;ttwjrji..0H the niahi
line in Superior, wrecking six of them
and uaptnrlng tho crews and guards.
Murders of two Americans in Mex
ico were reported to the state depart
ment. George lteterman, an American
blacksmith, who formerly lived at
Wichita, Kan., Is reported to have
been murdered at Cusihurlaehic on
the night of September 15. No par
ticulars aro known.
The militant Orangemen opened
their spectacular anti-home rule cam
paign' with a mooting at Ennlskillen,
whoro 15,000 rolterated their determi
nation never to recognize an Irish
parliament. "
Under orders from his physician,
Vice-Presjdeiit Sherman is at Grove
Uracil, Conn.,- for n rest, Mr. Sher
man is accompanied by his wife.
Tho will of Gen. Count Maresuke
Nogl, who, with his wife, killed them
selves tho moment thge body of the
iato emperor started on its journey to
the tomb, suggests tbut his body be
given to' a medical college,' requesting
that only his teoth, hair and nails be
burled id tho grave.
Amorlcan bluejackets from tho gun
boat Tacoma were fired on at Blue
Held, Nicaragua, by an antt-Amcricau
mob engaged in celebrating tho Cen
tral American independence day. Seri
ous trouble was threatened for a time,
Chief of Pollco loore, Patrolman
WlMatns and Scott Price, a bystuud
er, wcro killed aud another pollcemau
was seriously wounded by Mexican
rioters at Phoenix, Ariz.
T)io German torpedo1 boat G-171 was
rammed by tho German battleship
Zahrlngcn sixteen miles north of Ho
llogoland. The torpedo boat sank
within 15 minutes. Six men wore lost.
Betrayed by his sweetheart, VVesley
Edwards' and his uncle, Sldnu Allen,
two of the band that shot up tho Car
roll county (Va.) courthouse, killing
Judge Massie and four others, were
captured at Dea Moines. Ia.
Tho sale of tho Now York Press, a
morning "newspaper, by Henry L. Ein
stein to Frank A. Munsey was an
nounced by that newspaper. Tho an
nounco'mont wua made In signed state
ments by Einstein and Munsey.
.John Moudollo, Sr, a wealthy Ital
ian farmer of Powtiattun, Natchi
toches pariah-, In Louisiana, is dead,
and bis wlfo ami two sons, Joseph,
Jr., and Sam, hr6;n a Shreve.port hos
pital with serious injuries as the re
null of a wholesale- attempt, at murder
Promotion, for 13,000 railway postal
clerks on October 1 1b provided In or
d rs issued by Postmaster General
Hltclicoclc, In tho railway mall scr
vlco thero nro 10,700 tSerks and a ma
jority of. those jvpt promoted on Oc
tobor 1 Will recelvi moru pay before
the end of the current fiscal year.
Aviator Lo Gagueux broke the, alti
tude' record with an. 18, 534-foot usceut
near Paris. Ho flew a monoplane. 4
Two masked men held up the "JJom
phis Special" on the Southern rail
way, near Stoyqnson, Ala Th' mall
car was looted, but tho amount ob
tained Is uncertalu. '
American.' marines occupied the
town of Mosayu. neafstancq Is be
lieved possible wheu tbey attempt to
take Granada from tb rebel, as
Tho nrtllsh army airship Gamma
struck a hillside whlie maneuvering
near Dovlges, Kugland, and was
wrecked. Tho crow escaped unhurt.
The Gamma was n stccrablu balloon.
If tho Preachers' Oil company,
whoso stockholders aro all ministers,
strikes oil In their now well, near
Butler, Pa., thoy'll get ait Income of
$100 a day. It tho well Is "dry" they
will bo out $1,000.
Tiontsln. President Yuan Shi Kal
appointed Chao Ping Chun premier, j
Thero has been continual squabbling
in tho cabinet slnco tho republic was
established, mainly over finances.
The Pennsylvania rallioad has is
sued an order restricting trains on nil
poIntB of tho road from cscecdlug 70
miles an hour.
Hugh S. Gibson of California, soc
rctary of the American legation at
Havana, who was attacked by a Jour
nalist because of tho efforts to col
lect the Ileally claim, has been trans
ferred to bo secretary at the legation
at Brussels.
Two witnesses, directors of tho
Standnrd Oil company of New York,
wanted by counsol for the Waters
Pierce Oil company, In defending thu
action by Standard Oil interests fo
obtain control of the company, can
not be found.
A force of American marines under
command of MaJ. Smedley D. Hutlcr,
which left Managua to open the rail
road to Granada, occupies the town of
A clash between American marines
and Nlcaraguau f:hclH lst imminent.
This belief is exprefsed by navy de
partment officials who received dis
patches from Rear Admiral W. II. H.
Gov. Donaghey of Arkansas par
doned ltobert Armstrong, a uegro,
twice convicted aud sentenced to
death on a charge of attacking Miss
Ella HardcaBtle.
Oct, 15, 1013, Is tho tentative date
set for tho passago of the first vessel
through the Panama canal. The
"christening" will bo done by a naval
Unless universal suffrage is granted
Wheu the Belgium parliament meets
in November, 500.000 men will strike,
tald Secretary 'Canilllo Huysmen of
the International Socialist bureau.
J. Bruce Ismay telegraphed to liio
Loudon Evening News that tho report
that ho will resign the presidency of
the International Mercantile Marine
compaii. at tho end of tho year "Is en
tirely Incorrect."
Gen. Nogl and his wife were buried
at Toklo. Tho throng which watched
tho .funeral, procesajou was almost as
great 'an that titthd tcceM funeral of
the mikado.
TurkoOdoiitonegrln relations are
again strained to the verge of warfare.
The tribesmen along the frontier have
resumed fighting the Turks. It la
charged Montenegrins are helping
Parliament house of Holland is
heavily guarded against a renewal of
Socialist demonstrations for universal
suffrage. The Socialists aro Incensed
because tho queen ignored the subject
iu her speech oponing parliament, and
troublo is looked for.
J, B. Sliced, Amarillo, Tex., banker,
has been indicted for the murder of
Al G. Boyee. Application for u writ
of hnbeas corpus will bo filed, accord
ing lo Snood's attorneys.
Thq pope will shortly fix the date of
the November consistory. It Is ex
pected, ho will create live new car
dinals, Including an American aud pos
sibly n South American.
Free 'Masonry lost one of its promi
nent expounders with tUe death of
Christopher Weill, aged 82. at Salt
Lake City. Diehl organised tho first
Masonic lodge in Utah 45 years ago.
For the fourth time within a year
a jury In the criminal court of Cook
county, 111., declined to return a ver
dict of guilty against a woman ac
cused of murder. Mrs. Elizabeth Bu
chanan, 21 years old, was found not
guilty of the murder of Josle Rice, a
A parade of 2,000 plumed Knights
Templar, accompanied by ten bauds,
was tho feature of the opening of the
llfty-sixth annual state encampment of
the Illinois organization at Peoria.
One man, Harry Lamont of St. El
mo, 111., a proprietor of Lamont's dog
and pony show, was killed and sixteen
injured when two coaches of tlm train
bearing Lamont's dog and pony hhoy
crashed through a bridge near Cha
onta, Mo.
Three more bodies wre recovered
from Lalto Michigan near Lako Bluff,
bilnglng up to. eleven the list of
known dead In tho accident when a
3i-foot cutter, containing twenty-four
recrultB of tho United States naval
training station, overturned while tho
paity was out sailing.
Robort A.. Wellman, brother of Wal--ter
Wellmait, tho aictlc explorer, was
killed In falling Into the elevator shaft
of a hotel at St. Joseph, Mo. Ho wns
OP years old.
Tho opposition to tho new
$50,000,000 loan to China, negotiations
for which wore held In London be
tween the Chinese minister and, tho
representatives, of" a British bank, has
proved successful, according to iowo
received In Iondon.
Mayor Gaynof of New ovk was
served with a. summons In n $100,000
libel suit brooglit against him by Al
derman Currnii, chairman of tho ulder
nianlo commltteo Investigating graft
iu tiro pollco. department
That a massacro of women uivl
children fpllowp.d the capture Jjy 150
Yaqul Indians' of the town of Altar,
Sonora, was t)ie news brought in din,
patches from that section to El Paso,
The Stowart vehicle works of Mai
tinsburg, W. Va., employing 400 men,
was completely destroyed by Are, en
iaUJng a loss of more than $150,000.
Entrance of American Force Practi
cally Assures End of Revolution
Yankee Ships Will Be Re
stored to Owner. '
Washington. Official confirmation
of reports that tho American forces
had reached Granda, the last rebel
stronghold In Nicaragua, was received
at the state department. Only n brief
message was received, stating MnJ.
Butler and his command of marines
and blue jackets had arrived there.
The cars of food supplies given by tho
American Red Cross also reached
Granada safely, and MaJ. Butler bogan
at once to distribute them to the In
habitants of the famlnc-stickcn city.
Admiral Southerland has returned
to Mnnagua with United States Min
ister Wcltzcl. It is probable ho will
personally go to Granada In a few
days to look over tho situation. Train
Borvlco between Managua nnd Gran
ada will be restored as soon as possi
ble. Shortage of Food.
The first task, however, will be the
relief of tho nonconib.it ants not only
in Granada but In Masayn, whero thero
is -understood to bo a great shortage
of food. Both towns have been abso
lutely cut off from communication ex
cept by courier for nearly sixty days.
Tho taking of Granda and Masaya
by the Americans In Nicaragua, that
extending frorn Corinto, on tho Paci
fic, through Leon to Managua and
thence to Masaya and Granada. As
Granada Is on tho shores of Lnko Nic
aragua nnd tho head of all tho ex
tensive lako communications, tho oc
cupation of that city by tho Americans
means tho United States forces will
bo In completo control of all lines of
communication In Nicaragua. Tho
vessels on Lake Nicaragua belonging
to Americans, which Mena seized
weeks ago and converted into tem
porary gunboats, will be restored to
their rightful owners.
Rebels Are Handicapped.
According to views of tho situation
held here, thero is nothing now left
for the Monlstas and Zelnylstas to do."
With the Americans keeping open the
main lines of communications, and the
principal points along those lines hav
ing been declared neutral territory,
together with tho declaration of Ad
miral Southerland thnt he will permit
no more fighting within range of tho
Amorlcnn operations, it is difficult to
seo how tho rovolutionsts can do any
thing but quit. It Is thought possible,
however, there will bo desultory at
tempts to attack tho established gov
ernmen forces nt Isloated points.
Price of Flour Is Cut.
Portland, Ore. A reduction of 20
cents a barrel on patent flour bocanio
effective here. The cut is due to the
decline in tho price of wheat. Tho
new quotation, $5.40 per barrel, is the
lowest that has prevailed in tho north
west for years.
Disease Attributed to Dress.
Los Angeles, Cnl. Using, tho 1js
Angeles fashion show for his text. Dr.
Alfred Bones, a distinguished nerve
specialist of London, mado the asser
tion that "dress Is causing tho ruina
tion of more lived In America than
malignant diseases,"
Troops Held for Home Rule Riots.
Belfast. Anti-home ruo dcinonstra
lions occurred nt Colcrano county,
Londonderry. The pollco interfered
as little as passible, fearing to ag
gravate the situation. Troops were
held ready for emergency.
Negro Lynched In California,
Bakersflcld, Cnl. The lynching of
a negro In tho desert, 10 miles east
of Mojave, 1ft men alleged to bo em
ployed on the Los Angeluft aqueduct,
was reported. It is said the negro at
tacked tho 0-year-old child of a wom
an homesteader.
Butter and Egg3 Burn.
Lob Angeles, Cnl, Firo in tho five
story plant of tho Merchants' Ice nnd
Cold Storage Co. hero cnused a loss
estimated at $350,000. Thousands of
crates of eggs, great quantities of but
ter, and tons of fruit wcro lost.
Fatal Aeroplane Flight.
Freldburg, Saxony. Two Gorman
military officers wero killed while- fly
ing near hero. This makes tho third
doublo fatality In Europe, within a
month in which members of army fly
ing corps wore the victims.
.' Two Freights In Crash.
St,, , Louts, Four Illinois Cental
trainmen saved their lives by jump
ing from their trains whan local
freight train No. 201, southbound,
crashed into tho caliooto of another
freight train.
Haymarket Hero Is Dead.
Chlcae Andrew Uohan, former
acting chief of doctcctlves, veteran
hero of the Haymarket riot and one of
the widest known pollco officers In
America, died of heart disease In a
chair at bis home,
Quarantine Against Grains.
Monett. Frank A. Wlghtman, rail
road bed warehouse commissioner, aft
er a conference with Dr. M. it. Trum-
bower of this city, former government
special veterinary at Washington,
wired Gov. Hadloy advising quaran
tine against feedstuff and grains
from the Infected sections of Kansas
and Nebraska. Dr. Trnmbowor says
the disease Is nulthor contagious nor
Infectious, hut Is tho mailt of local
conditions nnd the causo Is connect
with the food, elthor developed In,
through fermontatlve process or upi
It In the form o.f on of the- many
paarnsltlc fungi which grow-on plants,
grain and vegetation.
Students to Take Mexico Census.
Mexico. The Mexico Commercial
club, with the assistance of 275 Mc
Millan high school students, will take
n completo census of the city. One
Btudent will bo detailed to each block
and the total of their Investigations
will be known In leBS than two hours.
This census Is tho result of doubt
concerning the United States census,
which gave Mexico 5,9flH. Thero has
been more than a million dollars In
public buildings and residences built
here In tho last two years and tho
Commercial club believes tho city will
show quite an Increase in population.
Train Kills Pastor's Son.
Jofferson City. In a letter to
friends In Jefferson City, Bay Palmer,
formerly of Jefferson City, a Baptist
minister, tells how his son, liny 22
years old, waa run down and killed
by a train near Albany, Ore. The
young man and a friend, both con
nected with n cntup ns commissary
clerks, wore on their way to town
to purchase supplies aud were using
r railway "speeder," when a train
suddenly boro down on them.
Mlsaourlan Disappears Again.
Chllllcotlie. Sebastian Englart, u
former resident of Chllllcotlie, who
mysteriously dropped out of sight in
this city fifteen years ago and who
appoored as unexpectedly at the home
of a sister in Norborno about a month
ago, has ngaln disappeared and no
traco of him can bo found. Helatlves
have sent inquiries to many towns in
this and adjoining states.
Convict Slashes Guard.
Jefferson City. Tho penitentiary
was tho secen of nnolher outbreak,
when Samuel Under, who Is serving a
llfo scntonco for murder, attacked
Frank Watklns, n foreman In ono of
the factories, with a knife. Before the
convict could be overimwered by
guards he had cut Watklns on tho
forehead and across the breast.
Carthage Butchers Fined.
Carthage. On complaint of H. F.
duylette of Kansas City, nnd Victor
Coombs of Springfield, stae food In
spectors, four Carthage meat market
proprietors were arrested charged
with violating the pure food law in tlto
maintenance of unsanitary slaughter
Iiouscb. All pleaded guilty and each
was fined' $20.50.
Second Crop on Tree In Year.
Vv'hlteside. Paul Lonsborry of this
city has an apple tree that Is bearing
its second crop of apples th year.
Tills t-ccond crop Is goln to be- mueh
larger than the first one. The. un
usual occurrunce Is causing much
comment among fruit growers.
William E. McCully Dies.
Macon. William E. McCully, 59
years old, died In a Kansas City san
itarium nnd Ids bouy was brought to
this city for burial. McCully was for
six pears a member of the Stnto
Board of Ilailroad aud Warehouse
First Edition Is Oout.
fnlumbla. The first Issue of the
iJiiivnrHltv AIlBsourlttii. the dully news
paper Issued by tho students in the
School of Journalism of the Unlver-
Bltv nf Missouri, has been Issued. The
paper is edited this year by Harry D.
Guy of Kansas City.
Aviator Seriously Hurt.
Bevler. Qeorge Underwood of Cal
ifornln, whllo giving an exhibition
with his airship at tho Callao fair, was
upset by a gust of wind and probably
futally hurt by a fall to the ground.
Several thousand caw tho accident.
Missouri Train Wrecked.
Sedulla. Missouri Pacific local
passenger truln No. 22 was wrecked
nine miles east of Pleasant Hill, Tho
tender of the ongino and the baggage
car were wrecked and the remainder
of the train derailed.
St. Charles Collector Named.
Jefferson City Gov. Hartley ap
pointed A. F. Wcrrymoyer of St.
Charles county to auccoed his father,
A, F. Werryineycr, sr., who died re
cently. School Gets W. S. Woods Painting.
KansaB City. A lorge portrait In oil
of Dr. W. S. Woods, for many years
a banker In Kansas City, has been
prevented by the Commornu Trust
company to William Woods college nt
Fulton, Mo. Tho college was on
dowed some years ago by Dr. Woods,
Elects Democratic Councilman,
Fulton. At n spoelal election Ir.
this city Frank T, Baker, candidate
on the Democratic ticket for council
man lu the Second ward whs elected
without ouposltlon.
Polly Andrews Discovered a
Daylight Species.
Shorlff Bob Andrews wns climbing
Into hla buggy to drive to town when
his daughter Jolly came out of tho
house to call to him:
"Oh, dad, I'm going over to tho
Illckett's place today to get wild
"Lots of them thero," ho roplled,
.Hit what about tho ghostsT"
i lx v tinvor show ud br "lt,
''know." -'l'
' "Well, don't flirt with them, It Ilj.
Tho old nickott'a ,placo was a mllo
down tho highway. ,It was a small
farm and n rambling old house that
had been abandoned for years. Tho
land had grown up to weeds and brlsrn
and tnnclo. nnd tho house was door-
Ions and wlndowless, nnd tenanted by
all kinds of ghosts, from that of Henry
Ward Boecher to that of a murdered
pack peddler. When tho boys visited
tho placo to snook around they went
In gangs, and tho mon who drovo past
after dark mado their horses step a
llttlo faster at this spot. Everybody
laughed about tho ghosts of tho Rick-
ett'a house, but nobody mado a hunt
for them.
Polly Andrews had boon visiting tho
placo at intervals for tho last flvo
years. Tliero were ariicnoKOB, nppios,
plums and berries to bo found thero In
season, nnd a healthy girl has tho
samo appetite for thoso things as a
boy. Sho has never peered Into tho
front door. But that was tho limit.
No uso in tempting tho ghosts to
spring out and do murder. Tho wild
plum ' season had como again, nnd
Polly would defy sovcral ghosts for all
tho fruit she could eat. Yes, thero
wero pleJty of wild plums, as hor fa
ther had said, and sho sat down under
a tree to "gobble."
From whero sho sat, tho girl could
seo only ono end of tho house. The.ro
wero four window-openings in view
and sho had glanced at them coveral
times and wondered what tho Interior
of tho houso was like, when tho faco
"Come Down Here, Sir!"
of a young man suddenly appeared at
ono of tho openings on tho second
floor. It showed for only thrco sec
onds, but that was long enough to
satisfy tho girl that bIio was looking
nt a human bolng a young man
whoso faco might liavo been Interest
ing but for the look of fear on It.
"That chap Is hiding!" whispered
tho girl to herself, and sho felt more
curiosity than fear.
Bob Androws had been sheriff of
Boono county, term after term, and his
wlfo nnd dr.ughtor had always been
more or less interested in Ills cases.
"Yes," resuniod tho girl," "if ho
wero not a fugitive, ho would not bo
here. Hasn't the look of a horso thief,
and ho is a stranger in tills locality.
May havo been hiding hero for three
or four days, but I hnven't hoard that
dad 13 after nnyono Just now. Ho la
probably armed. Wonder what dad
would do If ho were hero?"
For flvo long minutes sho kept her
oyes on tho window, hoping tho mnn
would show his faco again, and then
she sprang up with tho words:
"Why, I know what dad would do.
He'd go In thoro nnd pull tho fellow
out and find out all about him. I'll
do the samo!"
Without giving herself timo to ar
gue, she walked straight up to tho
houso nnd half-way around It to tho
porch, and looked in at tho doors. A
rotting nnd dismantled stairway led
up from n hallway with llttlo heaps of
rubnlsh hero and there desolation on
ovory hand. It was a ghostly place,
oven 'at midday.
"Como down bore, nlrl"
Thq girl stepped Into the hall nnd
called to - whomever might bo nbove,
No reply no movement.
"Then I' shall como up!"
With a chill at her heart and ovory
norvo tingling, Polly softly mounted
tho shaky old stairs. Thero was fear
at every stop, but sho forced herself to
go upwards. Four bedrooms opened
oft tho hall, nnd no doors to any of
thorn, Tho girl !coked Into thrco of
them, and then shivered. Thu man
must be hiding in tho fourth. She
hesitated for only a second and then
advanced, Thero waa no challenge.
Sitting on tho floor In a corner was
tho fugitive. Hla knees wero drawn
up.and his elbows rested on them,
and hla face was hidden in his hands,
U kaaw tbat tho lrl hud com up
nnd was looking at htm, but ho Itept
his position until Bho rather Impa
tiently demanded:
"Well, you havo a nnmo nnd a
"If they havo como to arrest me "
ho roplled looking up.
"Mister man, got to your feetl
That's better. Now get a grip on your
self. Why nro you coworlng boro?"
"I havo been mado a victim of a
base plot," ho answered. "I havo beon
hiding hore for two days."
"I havo read of bane plots In novels,
but never encountered one. They
didn't seem to pick out a hero to base
plot against In this casot"
Tho young mnn was impressed by
I her sarcasm. He bluBhed and straight-
"ned up, and after swallowing hard be
replied: "I do not claim to'bo a hero,
out I am not a )hr. Vortfireft yeara
I havo bocn cm!(i) in tho First
National bank nt Xidrne."
"Yes. And money has been taken,"
"A package of $5,000 was missing. I
had no more to do with tho taking ot
It than you did."
"But you skipped out nnd loft tho
world to bollovo you a thief."
"Yes, fool that I nm, It camo upon
mo so suddenly that I was all confu
sion. Tho cashier camo to mo and
charged mo with tho theft and put
$100 in my hands and advised mo to
flee at onco to escape arrest. Ho said
prUon awaited mo If I stayed. I only
waited to puton my hat and coat"
"Chump!" scorned Polly.
"But if I hnd stayed?"
"That package would have been
found Bomowhero as having been
'mislaid.' Was thero any particular
reason for tho cashier wanting to
drive you out?"
"I can't think of any."
"Were you both courting tho aamo
young lady?"
"Why why "
"Oh, you Innocent Iamb!" laughed
the girl. "It's no wonder tho gold
brick men can afford their steam
yachts. How that cashier
"Do you think think
"No, I don't think. I know.
name is what?"
Porter Phelps."
'And 1 am Polly Andrews, daugh
ter of tho sheriff ot this county. Como
out under tho plum treos."
When they wcro out doors and seat
ed sho continued: "Mr. Porter Phelps
you appear to lack Band and to bo
easily rattled nnd to need a guardian.
You havo told mo a straight story,
havo you?"
I havo."
No evasions ?"
Nono whatever."
Then you are coming with mo
aud tell dad nil about It; Dad's flno
as Bilk on a trail, and they say I
know a thlug or two. I guess wo can
straighten this matter out all right"
"But your father " protested tho
fugitive. t
"Ho'll havo a few words to Bay
along tho lino I havo, nnd then turn to
and help you out."
Polly was a prophet To a layman,
tho young man's story would havo
been pronounced too flshy for bollof,
but Sheriff Andrews had seen just as
queer cases in Ills time. Ho listened
quietly, thought for awhile, nnd then
"If you nnd the cashier wero both
after Uio same girl, ho would hnvo a
motive In wnntlng t6 drive you away
In dlsgraco. I'll go ovor to Averne
and seo what I can pick up."
Two days later ho returned to say:
"No one but tho enshior hnd heard
that any money was missing, nnd It
did not take mo long to convince htm
that even he had not hoard of It,
You can go backhand take your placo
A year later, just after Mr. Phelps
had left the sheriff's Iioubo one eve
ning, tho father remarked to tho
"I thought ho was in lovo with a
girl In Avorne."
"So did lie for nwhllo."
"Did she jilt him?"
"No. I arrested him!"
(Copyright, 1912, by Associated Literary
Old Riga Being Modernized.
Tho ancient city of Riga, on tho
river Dwlna, near tho Baltic sea, Is
undergoing a wonderful change. The
placo was founded In 1201 by the
Knights of the Sword, a German order
Instituted to convert the Letts and
nstlionluus, It became in tlmo a fort
ress ot considerable strength, it did
not lose tho nppearnnco ot a medieval
town until 1857, when Ha masonry
wnlls wero torn down. When Nnpo
loon Invaded Russia mom than a cell'
tury ago tho governor of Riga burned
two thousand houses. Illga is now
being converted into u modern Indus
trial city. Tho ccnturles-old moat baa
been turned Into a picturesque canal
nnd its banks havo been planted wit!
ornamental trees nnd shrubs to pro-
vldo a popular promenade. Tho old)
narrow winding streets of tho inncT
town are bolng widened and' straight
ened. Tho suburban quarter, for bc
long a collection ot wooden huts, is
being built over into largo npartment
houses. Severnl squares and public
gardons and buildings ara being con
structcd, Ono ot tho squnr-B Is used
as a military parades ground. On It la
thu Russian cathedral, tho city
museum and a school supported by
tho chambor ot commerce. New York
Kato-'-Mrs. Wopa boasts that she
made hor husband.
Meg Anybody could toll that, to
look at tho way tho poor man is fraj-
ea at mo cages.
Which She Frequently Uses.
She Say what you llko about njar
rlage; It elves a woman a chana.
H Yss, fighting chines.
I We reldom take a deep md vital
interest In tho affairs ot o neigh
bors unless they owe us ro ey.
"What's a 'moral victory, pa?"
"Any fight you win whero tiio loser
gets all the money." Judge.
Berliner Are Spenders.
Tho people of Berlin nro becoming
freer spenders and less saving, no
cording to flguro Just published. The
number of depositors In city savings
banks has decreased 8,080 in tho last
year, Tho amount of Increase In de
posits for the yoar, which in now $95,
000", In only one-third ihe anioupt paid
in Interest.
Inspiring Experience.
A ludy who must certainly havo
been related t$jthnMt(i-Mrs, Parting
ton 'ntr.ehtiv rtnrn?"f fotn a seventy
day tour of Europe.
To her friends sho said with enthus
iasm that of nil tho wonderful things
that sho had seen and heard, sho be
lieved tho thing plio enjoyed most of
all was hearing tho French pheasnnts
sing tho mayonnaise. Youth's Com
Hairy Food.
A traveling man stopped at a hotel
recently, said tho CaBBody Times. Ho
found a hair in tho honey.- He went
to tho proprietor and kicked. "I can't
help It," eald tho landlord. "I bought
it for combed honey." Tho next day
the traveling man found a hair In the
Ice cream, but tho landlord said that
was all right, as tho lco had been
shaved. Again ho found a hair In tho
apple pic. This surprised tho landlord
greatly. "Why," said ho, "they told
me thoso apples were Baldwins."
Kansas City Journnl,
Big Crop Yarns Are Ripe.
Secretary WUson of tho depart
ment of agriculture was talking about
tho record crops of 1012.
"Thoso wonderful crops," hu said,
"aro almost enough to m'ako you be
lieve tho cross-cut saw story.
"A farmor, you know, sent his hired
mnn to a neighbor's with a note say
"'Friend Smith: Will you please
lend me your cross-cut saw, as I wish
to cut a watermelon up so as to get
It Into my dray?'
"The neighbor wroto back:
"Friend Jones: I would bo glad to
lend you my saw, but same has Just
got stuck In a cauteloupe.' "
The justice of tho peace scratched
his head reflectively.
"Thoro seems . to bo some dispute
ns to the facts in this hero case," ho
said. "The law imposes a fino of $25
for cxcoedln' the speed limit, but I
don't want lo bo arb-trary about It,
and If ye'll pay the costs I'll romlt tho
"That's satisfactory to me," said
Dawklus, taking out his wallet.
"All right," said tho Justice.
"Thero's $5 for tho sheriff, $5 for tho
pros-cutln attorney, $5 fer the court
stenographer, $5 for tho uso o' the
courtroom, nn' my reg'Iar fee o' $10
por case. Thutty doilars, please."
Harper's Weekly.
Tea's Conquest of Rome.
Ot all the conquerors thnt have
come to Homo no ono has gained such
a completo victory ns tea has won In
tho Italian capital. Twenty years ago
tho British and American tourists who
came to Homo were catered to In tho
matter of tea in a rather shamefaced
manner In tho strangers' quarter near
tho Piazza dl Spagna, and "English
Tea Rooms" wns the legend to be
seen In n few windows hard by Cook
& SonB' ofllccs.
Nowadays the palm lounges of tho
Grand and tho Excclslo hotels nt tea
tlmo nro two of tho sights of Rome,
for all Roman scvlety drinks tea
abroad In tho afternoons, nnd thero
aro as many uniforms nt 5 o'elock in
the big hotels as there are nt sundown
on band days on tho Pl'ncan hill. All
tho big pastry cooks' shops in the
Corso and the other principal Btreets
now hnvo "Afternoon Tea" in gold
letters on their pluto glass windows.
Prescribed Change of Food Instead of
It takes considerable courago for a
doctor to deliberately prescribe only
food for a despairing patient, Instead
of rcsorllng to tho usual list ot medi
cines. There aro soroo truly scientific phy
sicians among tho present generation
who recognize and treat conditions ns
they nro and should bo treated, re
gardless of the value to their pockets,
Hero's nn instance:
"Four years ago I was taken with
severe gastritis and nothing would
stay on my stomach, so that I was oa
tho vergo of starvation.
"I henrd of n, doctor who hod a sum
mer cottago near me a specialist
from N. Y, and as' a last hope, sent
for him.
"After ho examined mo carefully
he advised mo to try a small quantity
of Grapo-Nuts nt first, then ns my
stomach becamo stronger to cat more.
"I kept at It and gradually got so I
could cat and digest thrco teaspoon,
fills. Then I began to have color In,
my face, memory becamo clear, whera
before everything seemed a blunlt. My
limbs got stronger and I could walk.
So I steadily rocovcrod.-
"Now after year on Grape-Nuti I
weigh 153 lbs. My people wcro ur
prised at Hie. woy rgrw fleshy ano
strong on this food.'- Name gly'on by-
x-oBium to,, uauio i.rees, jiicnt "
tho little book. "Tho Koad. U MW??:
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