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"Enterpd April 28. 1WU, at. Uathdriim, Ida
ho, as second-class matter, under Act of
Congress of March 3,1879.
The average cost of drilling and
equipping oil wells is estimated at
over $20,000 each, but so many
wells prove non-productive that
the average return per well is said
to lie only $9000. Thus it will he
seen that most oil wells do not pay
and investors who buy oil stock do
sc with more chances of losing
than winning even when dealing
with honest companies.
One observer at the San Fran
cisco convention said the state
leaders among the delegates felt
that there was small chance of
democratic success in this year's
campaign and it mattered little
who was nominated. This being
the case, now that the conventions
are over,the country may go ahead
and elect Harding.
An extraordinary land boom has
taken place at Buhl, southern
Idaho. Land bought a year ago
for $150 an acre has recently sold
for $580 an acre, according tb
advices received. Exceptional
crops this year are expected to
still further inflate realty values in
Careless use of the small fire
cracker caused so many fires in
Spokane this week that the re
strictions already against other
more dangerous pyrotechnic goods
are to be stretched to entirely
prohibit these "harmless" little
It seems that the democratic
convention decided that Mac
WORLD NEWS IN BRIEF
Wenatchee cherries are being ship
ped east at the rate of six carloads
A cooperative grocery store at
Pasco has failed after several years'
The United States has lifted the
trade blockade against Russia, ex
cepting in materials for war purposes.
The Immigration committee of the
national house of representatives is at
San Francisco holding hearings on
Japanese and Chinese immigration.
A "committee of 48" is at Chicago
planning the organization, tomorrow,
of a third political party opposed to
the republicans and democrats.
Citizens of a province In Japan
from which many emigrants to Cali -
fornia come have decided to protest
to,the people or California against
proposed anti-Japanese legislation.
Germany has* 12,000 cannon
aliod conference, in session at Spa,
demands shall be destroyed Immedi
ask to be allowed to destroy them at
the rate of 1000 a month.
guns which the
C. J. Breier of Lewiston, owner of
a chain of Hub stores, is opening
men's furnishing and dry goods store
in Coeur d'Alene.
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It was the Impatient jingle of hells
without that, caused Aubrey to hasten
with the final touches to her toilette. A
moment later she emerged-from the
house apd swung her lithe young body
Into the sleigh beside her brother.
"We'll have to hurry, Ken," she ad
vised, tucking the robe about her. "I've
exactly ten minutes."
"Well, if you don't take the cake," he
sputtered; "here I've been waiting—"
"Please, Kenneth, don't
Gracious !" in sur
"I've forgotten my notes—
no, I haven't, either," evidently re
Kenneth cast a scornful
fflance at the trig figure beside him.
"What's the subject this afternoon
eialisrn, woman suffrage, 01 -—or—bet
ter babies?" he grinned.
Aubrey flushed. "The eternal ques
tion—'Should Woman Propose—Choose
the Mate Rather—"
Kenneth gave a prolonged whistle.
"Going to take advantage of leap
year, eh?" he chuckled,
Aubrey shook her head,
lady proposes," acidly.
"Huh, nine-tenths of 'em do," vouch
That Is, subtly."
Aubrey flashed him a look of wither
One couldn't expect you—
a mere child—to understand," she said
The "mere child" grinned.
"I promised to call at Ellen Colby's,"
mind you're back Itf*
A moment later they stopped at the
headquarters of the Girls' club,
taring, Aubrey swept down the aisle
and daintily took her place on the
The debate was a success. Aubrey's
opponent, a fair-haired, languid girl of
twenty, expounded her views on the
"eternal question" in well couched lan
guage. Aubrey, on the other hand,
took the house by storm when, in
eluding her remarks, she said, with
flushed cheek and sparkling eye:
"No girl with an ounce of dignity In
her makeup could, with honor, ask a
man. to marry her." And then, thrill
"Our grandmothers couldn't,
dear mothers wouldn't,
oh !" spiritedly,
Kenneth, ensgonced in a rear seat,
was Interested In spite of himself. He
could not resist one last sarcastic fling,
however as he dropped Aubrey at El
len Colby's door.
"I say, Aubrey,
It shouldn't be done !"
"hadn't you better give Ellen a hit of
advice? She and Floyd huve been
courting for ages. They say he husu't
ever mentioned marriage. If you don't
watch out she'll upset your pet tradi
tion h.v proposing herself,
ripe" lie added maliciously. "Seeing
Roger's sister, you should—" lie
shot a meaning glance at her and drove
Ascending the stairs to the Colby
flat Aubrey frowned, cogitating
"Dour," Ellen was saying, her voice
nil queer and trembly-like, "if Roger
and Aubrey get married this year. I'll
go to you at Clirlstuiasttde. 1 should
like to be a Christmas bride."
Aubrey waited no longer, hut stole
quietly away, a queer little ache in tier
throat. It was twilight when she
stumbled over her own threshold. The
fragrant odor of a cigar told lier Roger
was there ahead of her, smoking in the
dark. Roger often waited for her like
that. Throwing her wraps aside, she
tiptoed to the hall portieres and pulled
"Roger," she culled, softly, and as
he came eagerly forward, "I want to
ask you something—no. please stay
there on the other side of the por
tieres. For one breath-taking Instant
she paused, then:
"Roger, do you love me—heaps?"
"Why, Aubrey, of course—heaps and
heaps nnd—" Roger's hands, fumbling
there on the other side of the portieres,
j suddenly thrust themselves through.
"Roger, has It ever occurred to you
that Ellen nnd Floyd—might be wait
I lug—for us—to—to—couldn't we—at
i Ea ster,j>erhaps—" breathlessly, blueh
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ing furiously there in the darkness In
spite of herself.
"Aubrey," he said sternly, "arc you
of the season," glibly. And then, eter
nal feminine all over, she gave a little
dry sob and hid her burning face
against hi* shoulder. Krmn there, shy
ly : "Maybe Ellen and Floyd could plan
as a low
Aubrey laughed a bit
I'm merely taking advantage
I on Christmas if we—Mercy !
chuckle from beyond the portieres
smote the nir.
said Roger, dryly.
"He was dozing when you came In.
But catch him to miss anything," he
growled. Aubrey darted forward and
switched on the lights.
A youth of nineteen, or thereabouts,
a "mere child," whose long, lanky
frame draped the top of a luxurious
leather davenport, arose, blinked a bit.
then stretched himself 'lazily.
"Evewln', folks," lie drawled with a
mischievous quirk al the corners of his
mouth. "Gee, I had the funniest
dream," he yawned. "I dreamed some
sweet, young thing was proposing to
me—taking advantage, is it were—oh,
all right, Roger," at that worthy's
threatening gesture. "Anyway, greet
ings of the season— er
latlons, rather," und, grinning like a
Cheshire cat, Kenneth sauntered from
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if you skip a meal or only eat two
meals a day for a few days you will
soou have a relish for
when meal lime comes. Bear in mind
that at least live hours should always
elapse between meals so as to give the
lood ample Lime to digest and the
a period of r«st
second meal is lak n.
Then if you
eat no more than you crave
a reasonable amount of outdoor
cise every day
vou will, ï o', need to
worry about your
the loss of appetite is caused by con
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be delivered this summer,
to the undersigned. •>
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