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Go Astray tn Vails ar Lady Puts It
bp to the Postrraster
A Jfrrwy /ins'er intrusted h*r
•r'C-?h to the liu-il?. and ih?y
rn astray. postmaster General
Hl! hrock re«-eU-e2 the following ap
peal from her:
IJt-ar ftu I suppc^o you have rf»
e»1v*-d a note frr-rn arnden po«:
that the upper plate* of ns
hpv#- \o*i\ lost in th* mall.-
'3 h••
wfr*» malb-d at fftcsa^n cm Jan
uarv I should 11 kf ve:.v much tc
Hear from you If are unfortunate
•aou^b to hav* more 01 kr.o*
how mronv*' r.l^nt i- i« ?. nat* rc*
tfctin ami £»•.« r.ot hao
•hem ever, a year 1 jwi* ICS for
ri and I ar.no'. afford to g»t atsy
-iuOJ''- Just So an: you kindly
v.ha you aa tc: tn». ani tjui.-k
N £me
S -Th*T r:} *xi ie*th
Ifl- pofirna#!*-: on
-a#- £•#»$: .r *t-rrrl,:* oz
tb* ,ob find tr.e n.is*.&£ norths
'A hot:' tb-e^ yea*? s.f. 1 aj »f
el by ,v::•. -. a.] kr.--5
a I oca? "t-i & d,- :. .1
me for r.r.iwr-rrr. su.w -j
•.-ius" «nd oi!5_.'--c a spe.--.- ijid
tr :ra c.-c 1 had j*-..r.a*r# 1 contin
ued urea'-i: ~r-s •'.m .'-T £-.t
month.- until 3 .aa* «as break-
VE .-out ill- OTer' B." bO^V iiTr ssy
•,'«'» *2? :vv
hj'r befan to fall '.ten tiALgvi
to cc ataii '.so
sad pa, +sz:* 10 21st? 3
uc c? tae a^d fMtred
to r. .re cr ajs-i.v :...? tf .» I
Vif-i fT^ra! n--f-ci ««..# tad
vs- Sr.aily tdv .ed by a frSfac who
his •..«•• r-.r.t cs '.^r '.cr-:.
j,ci their btrui. to {•".rehas* ti«
7 a
..k' o! Si'iap, lie u'lDttr.--:-." ana :r.e
Aftfr the f:r.»*. Rji-'i^af. a
..-f .ukine ts sliay-d
hta ft:ll using :fc" ap asd Oict
a»rt aad now ff-fl that bob# other is
soot PTiC.'jgh for :r.y Tr.f 7'
lasfi- !.as n!fapt'ear--.i ard I rrery
b* V,y lir.c* ver?'
before i?:ne tr.f r^ticura
:that I l.rd -ear g'.or^s all
foe 11tiia .\w b-'.«dy at:d Lanes
-a r'- looking fir.®.*' M:»? ar^
2J'-j .St., Ph Ucel
?'a. B*' pt. ^0, 1 1^.
.?•.: :.ra ani' Cuticara
Oin'ui^y.t &.rf sold hr^*J2hc
11«f» world Send :r» P'- *^r l*:e a
:r C»rp -.» l' Cc»!um*
Av». 'r book *.n
f»' of th* f-k:n aZ-i
MolssarVs Cc^npar sor,
iul- John *z?
a.- v.fH a* a skiill'fiii a'rrr.:tr
/.-aiJ Chicago ednor.
a visii he once
with 'iniwiLp? a:: a^ro
,-.ar* of his own ni?
am 1 joked htm a Mt:-e aw-u:
ruaci.ine It r^rra^nly ha-i. a J-avy.
a v. k*. .i.r 1 k)6k. V, •*. ^a'd !:h a
"'wh, don't judg- ''V'-n an a-TOplar.«
hy i.s ouul]° What rran who
.sfu\c rr-j th*- ost*»r had:.': p-d
Jrr-y op^n tho shf?]
-Ytm a.r»- Kf.riL' your?e!l
/n, T: in n-iorrij »-:.:*T:r se
"i 'M-ulnly.' r?\-'.\ri...,So^a or Sor-
•Mm* 1 rho^Kht wa.H -unfavorabK
t.o friends.
•:xlf if And I'ni' po?n^ *o
jriyiif-if In it f«r *v.'*v,%h to i^ me
.s'iKiffnt.Umk •.ihat" wii! reader !t
Made Safe by Lydia t. Pinkham's
\tj clable Compound.
Vt. "I was passing
ihrr.uirh theChang»of l.ifetmdFuflfcre'j
if in nervoune-s
uml other slduoyIHI
.'•yruj.ioins, arid I
ran truly Bay tLat
K. I'iniham's
V'" go table Com
pound baa proved
worth rnountaiii3 of
(fold to inr-., as it
rc-torwl mv health
,a:id .strength. I
lii'-vcr forget to t».l
iry friends what
Jl. !ia K. J'inkharii'i
I epetabir Compon: ii has done for me
,!'ir! this tryiiiit (.'••.mplete
.i'.'ration to health rn'-atis bo rouelj
to .-do that for t!ie n.^k" of -ti^-r HUffer
i: uoni.-!: am wsllinjr to mak" n.j
:iio: h!,' H) jxa' may i^blis-h
ktter."—Mi:«. "rf }j.
For laore than ?•')'vpar« it has 1 y-t-ri
tr '.v-.mari'ii ills siurh as iiiCarcrn.,.
C.tio.'i ulceration. ibroid''tum'ors.
tila.itic:. jcri(jJic pains and n'ervoin
vj't is.ration, Jiiiu it is uiieoualled f,.
women fiat'e'v thiougii the
.: l»-ri'-l of C' ai of
Mrs. Piriktiam, af r.vtin. 1,
nil ii-lv \voni(.|» to wriM
hT liir .I) lee. Her advice Lsirof,
uud uhv »ys iielpt'uL
Fargo Directory
\V ill*? for u.nut nl liutrmturft.
NN ii iU d-\ riMpUtK und prlnUug.
Mall orders
uUmrAllI electrical contractors
W« do lilectro Plating of all Winds. Have
your old fixture* refinislied. Ask about our
I'.lectric Lighting Plant for your country
ionic, cheaper and taier than gu or gaaolin*
*. a
"r i-
v* .i
•il.van A
»v»x^ d:ATK-s-a
His Intftst. -v
^:Kr.t tL's iaCy t^^ boy. "The
pother lady 1 think, she said Je3r:es,
Jm'-v '-muM.t
bv captain Rriiiii'Mi
"F: «.»ni v. bat I brar
man Jeffrie* wont raiM-
Kivt-n pruuipl uttenUoo.
FtlUiO ORUQ CO. Far««, N. a
VSss Efs s:s: t» Ca. s-s.
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a b. s!.-.-«a Ion.
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f. l'
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'v T' -wryA va!*i.
•3 -r 'S' r. police.
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iifr.si.li7A r-s
H' ar
r.- rr,
pu?« Ho^rarfj
1 0"-£T«-. 1 r. 1
'. fr-'T rg.K
v.-ard-» wi f«. declares her
sbarid IT. nocenc-e.
rr %n 11-,
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CHAPTER XI.—Continued .'.
''or Jenkins, or i^frtnicg .Ik', that..''
Th'" ca!.'a: •*&•,« 3 his Band tov. ard
i'r.-'tf d&or
•"That'? all .r.ght—go. vWe il Cs-1
sw al r.gst."
Th. bov «-:i dm atid the captain!
^TL'.n roni'i to Ar..•.:•'
bfe rather a pity-Jf !sn
you," ho haic Rith a suggestive Emiie.
H••'." bo?' Hhe deir.ar.ded.
¥b« espialrj laughed
""^St'll, you eee. a 'Aoman a!"vaVE
fjets the jury niix-d up Nothing fools
a man like a pretty face, arid 12 times
»b 11 O'j be*.- If tney quarreled
aho'it you—your husbarid would stand
fcoine cl.a:.!.•' Patronizingly be
"idded. "Coiae, Mrs Je3ries, you'd bet
ter '-rli the trtith and I ean advige
Antiie drew heigelJ up. aod with
dignit Faid:
""Ihar-kn. I going to the best law
yer 1 can get. Not one of those court
room politicians recommended by a
polic- captain 1 air, going to Richard
iirev.net tie's the man.
get my husband out
'ifu bad Judg'j lirew .-.t^-r to defend hJrn
:!!o?"ad of a b-^al sbark, b^'d n^vf?r
havf b"er, ra!iro^d* to jaiU- Jic-'d be
to day
upL union ^arTaiA^d loudly. Tho
fd*-h of f-x Judjf*. taking th*
as».- to anjuh*i blrn Ijug^ly
J' i' liraiiUeviile,
\o other m"dieine ,r woinan's i!'1"
has rereiw-d ,sur!i w:r!e-:^r,r, ad a: «j u
.: :ialiiVd endorsernent. Xo oilier ined
«f know of iias a r^-ord
a« han l.ydia £. I'ijjkhain'i
vesabie (.'oinpouii'L
in a lono of coLtf-rnpt l5r»-w
•*:tst good in a ca -:e of thin kJnd
I j, a constitution law yor—'»rie (.»!
UmIn?.»-rnatl(na| TfrlbfrH. He don't
know .nothing
a 1 a
"r'Otted d't'i riiiin-1'.iy Then the wentj
,,on: Npov.ard toik« must eorne lo tils'
riescue They uia»r Maud by bin, -j
lo the chair. He's done with |,iriJ jOI
good and all."
Chuckling aloud ami miking t„ t,lm
self rather than to his vIe-h-vIb he
"That alone will convince the i„„
They'll argue that the hoy cun ?,
much good If his own
iiav- you anything more to 5av to
Z2-:-. capiaist"
No," rrpi.-'d .? captain hf-f'.tat
icgly. "Vo" can go. Of course you'll
he called later the trial. You can
your husband ir. the Tombs when
you sh."
No i_^jq is so hard that he has r.
a soft spf.t somewhere At heart
(.apt. Clinton .s r.ct an utikir.d mat
Long service in the police force and
ft r.nstaken notion of the proper
method of procedure in treating his
prisoners had hard*' oed him and made
mm brutal. Secretly he felt sorry
for this plucky, energetic little woman
who had such unbounded faith in her
good-for-nothing husband, and was
ready to fight all alone in his defense,
r-y.-i.-.g her with renewed interest, he
"^Vbai are you going to do now?"
Ar.nie reached the door, and draw
ing herself up to her full height,
turned and said:
"I'm going to undo all you have
•lone. Capt. Clinton. I'm going to free
my husband and prove his innocence
before the whole world. I don't know
how I'm going to do it, but I'll do it.
HI fight you. captain, to the last ditch,
and I'll rescue my poor husband from
your clutches if it takes everything
possess In the world."
Quickly she opened the door and
•ii up pea red
The American dearly loves a sen
sation, and the bister and more blood
curdling it is the b' tter. Nothing is
more gratifying on arising in the
morning and sitting down to partake
of a daintily served breakfast than to
glance hurriedly over the front page
of one's favorite newspaper and see it
{covered with startling headlines. It
matters little what has happened dur
ing the night to shock the community,
so long as it satisfies one's appetite
for sensational news. It can be a
fatal conflagration, a fearful railroad
wreck, a gigantic bank robbery, a hor
I rible murder, or even a scandalous
divorce case. All one a-ks is that It
be something big, v.ith column after
column of harrowing details. The
newspapers are fully alive to what 1b
expected of them, but it Is not always
easy to supply the demand. There
0, °I guishes for news of any description.
1.'.n'-ctl .-ei :he added: ir my father
Th«?re are no disastrous fires, trains
run wiihout mis-hap, burglars go on a
vacation, society leaders act with de
corum—in a word tho city la deadly
dull. Further consideration of the
tariff remains the most thrilling topic
th»4 «-v.~pap* r:s can find to writ'j
bo!Hf.i rous-1 Tho rnurdr-r at tho aristocratic Ah*
b'.* abb.* t'i B'-tjtruria. thor*dor^ was hailed by th*
.v -i isvly. be too fxp'-nsivo r-rjltur^ an unmixod journalistic
."5'rtuijf.ij in.-old u:ari J»:frioK law-1 hp sj-lng, and tht.»y proccydod to play
y-T Ii.- wouldn't touch your cane! fr.r all it was worth. All tho
wuh t» !«ot poi« l'os!d-:s," tm
fratur^s of a first class sensation were
pr«-s"nt Tho vJctImi, Kobort Under
wood, was wHI known In socioty and
a pro!jjJn«-nt art connoissour. The
placo wb^-ro the 'Time was committed
was one ot the most fashionable of
N"w York's hostelrics. The pn'surned
as'-assiu was a college man and the
,.nii of one of the most wealthy and
infV.ii'fitial of New- York's citizens
True, this Howard .Jeifries, the son.
v.as a b!ai .-h'-'-p Ho had been
"old ixed up in all kinds of .scandals hu­
ih^er to
]jjs own father had turned him
nut of doors, and ho was married to a
woman whose father died In prison.
Could a better combination of cir
cumstances for a newspaper bo con
ceived? The crime was discovered
u'" Utt"
B,, bu',.k
Annie's eye flushed big sere heads stretching across the
"Precisely!" she exclaimed •'Hllt I ''"I
the morning papers to
W'l^rs lire 1 a broadside that shook
tin* town All the evening papers had
his own won't go back on him I'll I involved and long Intor
«ee to It that they don't Rising and
turning toward the door, she ask,.* I .,
Pictures of th«
,he coroncr and
1 ht!r4 seemc1 lo
be no doubt
'that tho policu had arrested the right
Ihr -t* ,\s i-.r-iwv*: r:.* Mr
Hv'WH-l: ',-fTTics S: 11 trrriMo
!i h-.rV 1 1 .s .-pVis -.ruht
ssn. .-.iivft «:vs «l:h'..:
stain. .»!«* had sor\«.l hts
.N--urtr cr. '. :!•..:c the cm!
»sr s.h.- !s5 hsi suoh dtscmoo
htv .th: -.iixM1. feint in «*W a«t
.".i:J c". "5, OTt' :i,»!i Tuh lc ir.d..ii-a
tier «"ss ar^«»d si Usui*: to a frcnty.
•ur .'. a c..: A.-, ,'r
:«'s dc's T.x'' tr..r.iv orin
th'.s r.s .:rc. fcroanunl thf icllow
hs.,1 Nvti »l!owiJ :o sully the
c»n-s1 r.Ar.:o v\' :h:
c'.:y f.wrful ft-
.1 '.rr.s: Vc !-.-.i,1e. matter \*h i:
the ar.d ir.:1 urc-"
of the p-is
-T-'-s Thus c.v.d. en. :he
co.:-ts s:c.1 with proir.n-,'5S Taken
^-c:ore a ,a*:1s:rate. Howard was at
once oor.'.r.titted t,
the Tombs to au-.v.t
trial, and the district attorney s, to
^ork impact lias a .v.try Justice, he
pivr.-.lsed. would 'v sw.itly done On?
sp.ap-.:r #-.-, ed positively that 'he
f.itr.i.y t\ouid nit. rfere bu* would
abandon the scapegrace son to his
riohlj deservf-.i fate Judge Brewster,
the famous i.v.\\er, it was said, had al
rvadv been st roached by the prison
er's wife, hus had declined to take
the vV.?e pinker .ItfTri-'s also was
quoted as saying that the man under
arrest was no longer p. son of his
As one papvr pointed out. it seemed
a farce and a waste oi money to have
any trial at al' The assassin had riot
otiiy been caugh: red-hr.'.'.ded, but had
actually cor.t'-. ssed Why waste time
over a trial* True one paper timidlv
suggested that it might have been a
case of suicide Rot-ert Cnd.'rwood
ttnancial affairs. It went on to say.
»ere ir. a critical condition, and the
theory of suicide was borne out to
some extent by an interview with Dr.
Berr.stein. professor of psychology at
o:ie or th- ut.iv. rsiti. s, who stated
that he no means convinced of
the prisoner's guilt, and hinted that
the alleged confession might have
te--n forced from hun by the police,
while in a hj r-nctie state. This th-
fry. belitt.ing as It did their pet sen
sation. did not suit the policy of the
yt-iiow press, so the learned profes
sor at once became the target for edi
torial attack.
The sensaticr. grew in importance
as the day for the trial approached
Ail New York was agog with excite
ment. The handsome Jeffries nnJn
r-i'n on Ri\. r.-'.d" driv was besieged
by callers. The guides on the sight
seeing coaches shouted through their
That the hous« here ih^ mur
derer of Rcbert 1'nderwood lived."
The immediate vicinity of the house
the day that the crime was made pub
lie was thronged with curious peo
ple. Th Hinds of the house were
drawn down as ii to shi-'ld the in
mates from observation, but there
were several cabs in front of the main
entrance and passers bv stopped on
the sidewalk, poiirir.g at the house A
number o: newspaper men stood in a
group, gathering fresh material for
the next edition. A reporter ap
proached rapidly from Broadway and
joined his colleagues.
"Weil, boys,'' he said cheerily. "Any
thing doing? Say, my paper is going
to have a buliy story to-morrow 1 Com
plete account by Cnderwood's valet.
He tells how he caught the murderer
just as he was escapiug from the
apartment. We'll have pictures and
everything It's fine Anything do
ing htre?" he demanded.
"Na«," grunted the others in dis
gruntled tones.
"We saw the butler." said one re
porter. "and tried to get a story from
him. but he flatly refused to talk. All
he would say was that Howard Jef
fries was nothing to the family, that
his father didn't care a straw what
became of him."
"That's pretty tough'" exclaimed
another reporter. "He's his son, aft
er all."
"Oh, you don't know old Jeffries."
chimed In a third. "When once he
makes up his mind you might as well
try to move a house."
The afternoon was g. t:irg o-i if
their papers were to print anything
more that day they must hasten down
"l.et's make one more attempt to
get a talk out of the old man," sug
gested one enterprising scribe.
"All right," cried the others in
chorus. "You go ahead. We'll fol
low in a body and back you up."
Passing through 'he front gate, they
rang the bell, and after a brief par
ley were adm!tt".'i to the house. They
had hardly disappeared when a cab
drove hurriedly up and stopped at the
curb. A young woman, heavily veiled,
descended, paid the driver, and walked
'juickly through the gates toward the
Annie tried to feel brave, but her
heart misgave her when she saw this
splendid home with all its evidence of
Mr Compton got this silver dollar
In change and did not notice the un
usual fact about It at the time Some
time later he was matching a friend
for car fare, happening to use this
silver dollar, when he noticed that the
coin fell 'heads' every time He
looked closer nnd saw that there was
a head on each side of the dollar t.n
der one head were the figures "1906,"
th« date of the Initial stamping, and
under the other "1909." the date of
tho second stamping
He showed It to several New Or­
"'I1"" V.(¥iv*
.. iw, «lV:Wp. m., ItdM. II
.re '. .-linemen: It wa*
the t.rst time she had ever entered
t- S*!M. although, in a measure, she
was entitled to uV'K upon it as her
own home KYr'.i.-ips never so much
fcS now- she reslired whst a deep gulf
la between her husband's family and
herself This was & world she had
never known—a world of opulence
and luxury She did not know how she
hv.i summoned up courage enough to
come Yet there was no time to be
lost. Immediate action was neces
sary. Howard must have the best
lawyers that money could procure.
Judge Brewster had teen deaf to her
entreaties. He had declined to take
the case She had no money How
ard father must come to his assist
ance. She would plead with him and
insist that it was his duty to stand
by his son She wondered how he
«ould receive her. if he would put
her out or be rude to her He might
tell the servants to shut the door in
her face Timidly she rang the hell.
The butler opened the door, and sum
moning tip all her courage, she asked:
"Is Mr Jeffries in?"
To her utter ama:emcr.t the butler
offered no objection to her entering.
Mistaking her for a woman reporter,
several of whom had already called
that momine, he said:
"Go right in the library, madam:
the other newspaper folk are there",
.She pass- throuch the splendid re
ception hail, marveling inwardly al
the beautiful statuary and pictures,
no little intimidated at finding her
self amid such splendid surroundings
On the left there was a door draped,
with handsome tapestry.
-night in tl.-re. miss," said the
She went in. ar.d found herself in a
room of noble proportions, the walls
of which were lined with bookshelves
filled with tcmes in rich bindings The
light that entered through the stained
glass windows cast a subdued half
light, warm and rich Ir. color, or. the
crimson plush furnishings. Near the
heavy fiat desk in the center of the
room a tall, distinguished man was
standing listening il-precatingly tc
the half dozen report-rs who Were
bombarding him with questions. As
Ar.nie entered the rocm she caught
the words of his reply:
"The young man who has inheritefl
my name has chosen his own path In
life. I am grieved to say that his con
duct at college, his marriage, has
completely separated him from his
family, and 1 have quite made up my
mind that in no way or manner car
his family become identified with an
steps he may tnke to escape the pen
alty of his mad act. I am his father
ami I suppose, under the circuiu
stances, I nucht to say something, liut
I have decid'-d not to. I den wist
to give the American public any ex
cuse to think that 1 am palliating o:
condoning his crime,}' '/Gentlemen,
wish you good-day." -.
The banker looked at her a nuv
nvnt. as it taking her in from head tc
foot. Then he said coldly:
"Madam. 1 have no son.",. He hesi.
tated. and added:
"1 don't recognize—"
She looked at him pleadingly,
"But I want to speak to you, sir."
Mr. Jeffries shook his head, and
moved toward the door.
"I repent. I have nothing to say."
Annie planted herself directly in his
path. Ho could not reach tho door
unless he removed her forcibly
"Mr. Jeffries," she said earnestly,
"please don't refuso to hear me—
Coin Something of a Freak
Atiioi the Por-sesscr of Silver Dol
lar v-zith Two Heads—Its
Hansel W Compton lias just re
lumed from New OrP-ar.s. I,a„ whe re
he went upon a business trip, bring
ing v.itli him the only cenuine silvr
dollar with head.-- stamped on bo'h
sidf ''VT seen in Atlanta, And 'here
by hangs a tale, relates the Atlantic
leans men, who offered him various
premiums ill" highest being $10. all of
which he refused.
The story in connection with tills
coin is as follows: An employe in
the New Orleans mint, whoso duty
it was tit run the siJ\-( coin through
the dies to have the head stamped up
on it substitute,! a current silver dol
lar for the coin imine.lliuely afior
the head had been stamped upon It,
with the other side unstamped and
perfectly slick. This was In 1900.
Three years later ho ran the colli
through the stamper for tho reverse
side. Impressing another head and
11)09 upon It. The fact lliat a coin
had been put In, at the llrst Itialunco,
to replace the half-coined dollar, pre
vented detection. In this manner. It
Is explained, tho silver dollar came to
have Its two heads.
The Flrat Necetalty.
Integrity without knowledge Ii wenk
and useless.—Faley.
Annie, who had b-"-s listening !a
tentlv, at onco saw her opportunity
Mr. Jeffries had taken no notice oi
her presence, believing her to be
newspaper writer like the others. As
the reporters took their departure
and filed out of the room, she re
mained behind. As the last one disap
peared she turned to the banker anc
"May 1 speak to you a moment?"
He turned quickly ar.d looked at het
in surprise. For the iirst time he
was conscious of her presence, now.
Ing courteously, he shook his head:
"1 am afraid I can do nothing foi
you madam—as I've Just explained tr
your confreres of tho press."
Annie looked up at him. and said
"I am not a reporter. Mr. JeiTries.
am your sou's wife."
The banker started back in amaze-!
ment. This woman, whom he had
taken for a newspaper reporter, was
an Interloper, an Impostor, the very
last woman in the world whom lit
would have peruiitte-d to be admitted
to his house. Hi' considered that she.
as much as anybody else, had con
tributed to his sou's ruin. Yet wlial
could he do? She was there, and he
was too much of a gentleman to have
her turned out bodily Wondering at
his silence, she repeated softly:
"I'm your son's wife. Mr. Jeffries.":
:.e :\j.t
•i by nisl.t. St. h!i 7.50.
The gospels ar-* marvels of conden
-atiiui. There is room for no idle words
,:i them, superfluous statements are
rigid.y excluded. The importance of
.''petitmu is 'her.-fore apparent. We
in St. John's evangel a man named
Yi.-ouemus thrice mentioned in connec
tion wi'h Jesus. In the first reference
is noted that he came to Jesus, se
!y and by night. In the next two.
ne vf which took place before tile
ieath of the Nazarene and the other
.ltter. the fact of that nocturnal visit
is related, so that Nicodemus, the
rich, wealthy member of the San
•ie.lrin. who was only a half hearted
lisciple of Jesus, is always and for
•ver identified and referred to as a
man who came seeking the truth
!.ecretly and by night.
To trace his career is interesting.
His condition in life has been stated
1'itiiidity was his prevailing character
stie. He had insight to suspect the
'.ruth, mentality to acknowledge it, but
•iot courage to iive it an.: proclaim it.
it is well that 'that larking a
which prevented him from being uum
1."-red with the apostles should be
hp ught to the fore, fur he is a type of
'lumanity bv no means uncommon. He
^n.-w what was right, but he did not
.a%.» courage to shape his life in ac
••rdance with his knowledge. His be
uet was not operative. It was not
radical. in politics he would cry
"Udly for reform and yet vole his
party in the final test.
The last scene i:i his life is tragical
typical. When the man in whom he
nlv half believed, whom he had de
leii.ied faint heartedly. whom he had
-ought night. »'i dead he came
with unavailing tears and futile gifts
'o pay belated tribute, respect and af
feet-ion. How useless tnenl It re
paired some courage, doubtless, to do
that. He had. progressed somewhat
iron: his nocturnal and secret visits,
l.'ven his sorry touch of the Master
ai wrought that much change. Per
haps that was the beginning of a
-rearer change which *^ul.i eventual
,y make him a bold adherent, standing
.'-ur-s -uare for hat he thought an
v,-d. We do not know to that.
How- often have we look'M at our
lead arid longed for another oppor
tunity to show them he affection and
.c:ifMeration which we withheld in
,:P jm which the great termination
has brought into our being as an il
iurt.ir.ation. "Oh!" said the wife of a
eas.-Nl Clergyman to a body of men
•a ho wer.- passing resolutions after the
eath of their friend ar.-i telling what
ha been *o them. "Oh. gentlemen,
i' you thought thus of my husband
wry didn't you tell him while he was
yet alive-
ajnd the gentle reproof was
well deserved.
1j not be afraid to rtarid for what
you believe. Do not proclaim your ad
i:ce to man and creed secretly
and by night, but In the broad and
open light of day Ik not wait until
men or Issues are dead, and then seek
to expiate your cowardice by a tardy,
if expensive, recognition—too late. It
wi:i only serve to show net what m.icht
be. but what ought to have been. In
belief ar.d action hold 1: firmly, live
it fearlessly, do it now.
nothing else e-,n satisfy. It
li'. ng to :arn that 1, :-sor., J!st."tinged
from Clod through the first trar.sgres
M' U- the sou! naturally seeks saiis
!'ac:kti in things material and carnal
rather than in things spiritual and
e'emal. Not until brought to an over
mastering sense and eonsciousn-ss of
'he v'tei* emntmess of all earthly
hings and the'r inadequacy to satis
-ly He' higher demands of :h
will a man give place to the
O the heart after God It is a
thirst. Every man's lirsi thirst is af
ter carnal things, and turning from
tln se unto thines spiritual and unrc
unbounded thirst for God. Is a most
wonderful transition.
No man ever thirsts after God in
vain. He is both able ana willing to
supply very need of al! his creatures,
and since the redemption of the soul
is so precious, why should he with
hold any good thing from us"
Taking Up Our Cross.
The cross is to be met with in life
tilings as well as in great things: In
the litle details of daily life
allow to befall .r,e coiurury to.tny 'wi!'.!
meekly, humbly, pa:ientiy. ns gi-'
•'rout thee, to subdue self-will in ir.
and to make thy will whollv n.i?.
What I ,U, make me do simply as th*.
dill,!, let me 1,,.. throughout the dry
as 11 child In bis loving lathers -ire's
110 e\er looking up to thee May 1
love thee for all thv love. May
ihaiiU thee, if not in words, yet in n-v
heart, for each gift of thy love, for
each comfort which tho? allcwe
lay by day. Amen —Dr. K.
better teeth
Your te th decay beca

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around the teeth .v l'^'*
of decay. Ordinary
and washes a:e
to prevent -i
Try Paxtine Toilet AhtTfi-.
licioiis, harmless gernsipj*,'.^
a a
mouth and brush the t.-w n.
It will whiten th- te
and remove tartar. de-'^S
of decay and save v, ^v..
Paxtine thoroughly r,
odorizes and keeps purii'Tp'y'
false teeth and bridgew c.rk
Is far superior to lP _:id ai
|and peroxide for all* to u
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or sent postpaid upon rtce^l
I by The Paxton Toilet t'-j
Mass. Send for a free s--r
A Preaching Cross R-si
Tho preaching ros.,
of Kurrington, situated a:.-. ,
surroundings on th- nor'L.e"r,"
the Mendip hills, has. hy.-hfe:
it of Col. Evan I.feW,i||
restored. It is recorded ic'iv
liy* the handsom" lift-•
base of tho cross- -all tha'i'i
I mained of it—was remfrvs^
hized in building a r,.-'.. h'
:ii•'n parish clerk ilappi:}£
mental dial stone did fieK
.-.»m..- fate, and th!~ i.js
porated into its nriaititfUif.-,
the new cross. Three :i§Si|l
sive steps carry the
which rests a tall mofei'V
which is crowii'-d by
lantern-shaped --anopies sb
'hi- wes' country-- Prom csi .:
Ho to sleep wit
'1 oir debt
.••' Popular Publiot,, f?£
"That tall wait."- se. nis
aise-h in demand."
Yes he never ope-ii i,
champagne without attrai't'iaa
|'ention of everybody In -he
A Real Treat
A'hat ye eatin".'"
A dime's worth o' safi. s.
p. .muis In It." —Judge -i&i
("•'•nsUpstion cau". and ..i
r-r in: ::c .. .'tis
1 r. t'.erce Pellet*. T.ni |j
Kverv church preacnes, Igiigi
,ts S( uare dealing thua ihy iiij
Tn restore a nnrm?il actien
a a
.'.i. the iiuld 11- rl', l^xj.'.,-.tr,
5'jr-T, Tr
Sick Feeling
that follows taking a dose or castor
calomel, is abr.u
can eadure—L'gh—.:
gives one the creeps.
have to
Sc-jl-Tri-st For God.A:—'''":':-:
The' c-:, thirsts after God
You n:
tn .ve the bowels—tone i-.t
lver—without these bad fc-tli-j?.
Try them.
CASCCRETS tK a box for w-.k
tre-a:u:ent. all
la tfl? *or)d. MilHou boxt? a mjcia.
has given me much trou:
monms. I: was so lad t.' 1
cou'un't walk s^imc-un ei
•ve»»:. I tned doctors' r:te-rlv•
ar.u had a rubber band.i^e i'..- -.
Ice. and ever.".:'.- I
he-rd of, but they all c:d p.- :v
go ::, ur.u! a last I was pc-rSSa'ced
to try Sloan's Liniment. The 'first
a hcaiior. helped it, ana in ticci
my !e? was wcl. "—A
H'.'.mer,' of Hunter, Ala.
0 1
Good for Athletes.
Mr. K. Gilmax, ini-.ruct.T of
athletics, 417 Warren Su x
lurv, Mass, savs:—"1 ha-.m ...—i
conduct with our friends: in the darv
subjection of our oreaturelv wil! in
the turning aside from those attrac
tions which lead us out of the wav o!
duty or the path of privilege: in'the
ontirual preference of that which
savors of God to that which savors oi
ulwnjs j«.ttt nc his il first:
an I our own will second in never da'
ing a thing in, rely bemuse I pleases''
us to do it. nor shrinking from doing
"anything because it is painful, but '•'n'
e\-r mlem..ring to be guided hy'the
desire become conformed unto
lu'.i are of him who is our acer, "it
In such little thir.es as th.se t-
tile cross to be taker, up —Rev W
IIa. Aiiken. 'VvC'-V:':.
In the Mom r.g,
1 a
esiiy 1,1 please :hee to Oti )hy ill in
th great success in ca^ -s o: ex
treme ra-.ig-ae after physical exer
t.^n, when an ordinary ru'-i-c.v.r-.
would not make any imrressir
S'can's Liniment
h..s no equal as a
rc:nedy for Rheu
nutisni, Neural
g:a or any pain or
s:: :ness in the
n: .isc.es cn joints.
»s,25:. 5Gc &S1.00
'I J» 1
l.c*. AiicreM
thing ihou sluil: give"mi
caclv thing hou shalt
Dr. Earl S. Sloan,
Batten. Haw.. T-. 5. A.
011 cannot come God in Impu-pv
Ii, nuse he Is pure, nnd v0u can only
reiicli him through purity —Rev
Hnveti. True Church, San Jose, Cal
fiJLTY HV.-i:.
rrt P-_
N-'- 1 c-J ii'rr r-i.
LA*.K»r».r:.fT. T'
"r? t-a rr^ae*: izjc
Address: iohfi F.
*57 Per.# «»•..
e*n B-.aie r,o Tr is:a.K
ra«!-» Swair.p-R^- k...
dor.' it.
*ar.t pcsi re?.
^J^ip.ajc© r.o _m*s:a3c«» t-y
in Sr-.v rer.i *-.1
tixfts. SAirp'e h-".'"' ri
p^*nph!t *l~ir r5-!.- C—'
it ycu hare k'd-v V-'.f-i"
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