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Make Final Proofs, MHnga, General Land Office Practice. Monty •lwyys on nand for Farm Loans. Offices in Schnlke Block. XiANGDON, N. DAKOTA. QUSTAV BRECKE, NOTARY PUBLIC--- Beal Estate, Loans, Conveyancing. MILTON N. DAK Daisy Roller Feed Mill FRED ALPSTAG PROPRIETOR. I Flour, Bran, Shorts and 5 Fresh Gardenfand Field Seeds. Fresh Baled Hay Garden and Field All Orders Given Prompt Attention. City Delivery. PHONE 58. I Langd Ion, N. Dak. TOWNSHIP CLERKS AND JUSTICE OF THE PEACE We carry a complete line of Township and Jusfice Court BUNKS In fact everything necessary to successfully carry on the busi ness of the township. Your Order will be Appreciated. Courier-Democrat. Lemon as a Cleanser. Never throw away pieces of lemon -utter they have been squeezed with the lemon squeezer, for they come in bandy for removing stains from the bands and elsewhere. Dipped into |alt they will scour copper kettles Bicely and remove stains from brass work. Lemon like this will take •tains, dirt and odor from pans and kettles as nothing else will. The odors of fish and onious can thus be easily removed. Restorative For Invalids. Invalids who dislike the flavor of meat extract will be able to take it if a teaspoonful or so Is added to a cup ful of boiling milk. The milk disguises the taste of the meat extract A small tpiantlty of this mixture taken when there is a feeling of exhaustion jprove an admirable will reiterative. •I-I- I-M M-M-H-M-M-I-H"! I'll The Garnet Heart What It Meant Was a Secret Until Its Capture. By F. A. MITCHEL Melville, having worked his way through college and received a legacy of $500 a few days after graduation, concluded to spend the money in a trip abroad before settling down to his life work. To take the outing on so limited a sum he was obliged to econ omize in his traveling expenses and proposed to do a good deal of walking. Switzerland being the favorite country for pedestrians, he took steamer for Genoa, from which city a short rail road journey brought him to Geneva. At the hotel where he put up in that city was an American family, consist ing of father, mother and a daughter about twenty years of age. They were tourists drifting from point to point as the spirit moved them. Something in the appearance of the young lady at tracted Melville's attention, not to say DREW THE GARNET FIN FROM HEB BOSOM AND FIXED IT IN HIS SCARF. curiosity, mingled with admiration. On her face was a sadness, indicating that she had suffered vindictiveness. pointing to some injustice that had been inflicted upon her, and there was an air about her of indifference to ev erything and everybody. But Melville's curiosity was especial ly excited by an ornament the young lady wore upon her bosom—a stickpin, the head of which was a garnet heart. It was not in her neckwear, but stuck in her dress directly over her real flesh and blood heart. Melville had intended to walk east ward around the north bank of Lake Leman, stopping frequently by the way, but on the morning of his de parture he saw the American family leaving for the lake boat, and he yield ed to a temptation to see more of the girl who had attracted his attention by making a part of the journey himself by water. So, going down to the land ing, he took passage for Lausanne. There is a quick telegraphy between two young persons of opposite sex, and very little time was required for the girl to perceive that Melville had espe cially noticed her. He spoke some English words with his American ac cent in her hearing, and this made hei aware that he was a fellow country man. He scraped an acquaintance with her father, hoping that it might lead to an introduction to the daughter, but in this he was for the time disap pointed. When the boat reached Lau sanne, Melville disembarked with re gret that he must leave the object of his curiosity unsolved. The next day he walked to Mon treux, and the first person he saw on the piazza of the hotel as he mounted the steps was the girl of the garnet heart. As their eyes met it seemed to Melville that he saw in hers that re vengeful look he had noticed, though it suddenly gave place to one which he could only account for as an invitation for him to seek an acquaintance. Such impressions are usually vague and readily give place to others. Of the two mentioned Melville remember ed only the latter. He was by no means sure of his interpretation, but he proposed to act upon it at the first opportunity. From the hotel register he learned that the family name was Huntington. Melville again addressed the father and found a bond of fellow ship in that they were graduates of the same university. Thus followed an in troduction to the family. Alma Huntington on learning that Melville was fond of walking sympa thized with him, telling him that she was devoted to it herself. Throwing aside conventionality, she accepted in vitations to go about with him freely, unaccompanied by a chaperon. Mel ville found an additional feature in the puzzle in an evident disapproval on the part of Mrs. Huntington of his at tentions to tier daughter. This disap proval did not appear to result from any antagonism to him personally, nor did the lady appear to blame him for tlw» growing intimacy with ber dough ter. It was plain from the mother's treatment of him that she was holding Alma solely accountable for it. It was also plain that Alma was bent on following her own inclinations. When she suggested a morning walk with Melville to Villeneuve and back or an excursion on the lake her moth er would look pained rather than an gered, and when her efforts to induce Jier daughter to desist met with ill success the good lady would sigh as one much troubled. What all this meant Melville was at a loss to discover. There was evident ly something back of it of which he was unaware. The young lady was evidently bent on an affair with him. and her mother was trying to dissuade her. Had the girl really become at tached to him? He did not believe that she had. Her interest in him had come too suddenly and developed too quickly. Now and again, while rest ing on their walks, turning his eyes upon hers, he would catch her looking at him with a singular glance that he could not interpret. Then she would arise, and as they strolled on would put her arm through his confidingly. The Huntingtons lingered at Mon treux, and Melville lingered too. Alma was pleased to remain, and she ap parently dominated her family. For Melville there was something so cu riously fascinating about her that he could not tear himself away. And every day that fascination grew strong er. He wished that he dare ask her to solve the mystery hanging about her. but something in her manner, he knew not what, prevented him. Once he ventured to refer to the garnet heart, but she gave him a look so strange, so forbidding, that he stumbled in his speech and was silent. At last Melville, seeing that his at tentions, or rather Alma's encourage ment of his attentions, was producing something that looked like discord in the Huntington family, resolved to de part. He announced his intention to Mrs. Huntington tjefore speaking of it to Alma. The mother appeared grate ful to him. When he announced his intention to depart to Alma they were standing on an eminence overlooking the lake. "Clear, placid Leman," as Byron has described it. its bosom dotted with va rious kinds of craft, was spread out be fore them, and the view had its effect on Melville. He did not wish to leave the girl who in so short a time had be come so much to him. She did not hesitate to dissuade him from bis pur pose, and she was aided by their beau tiful surroundings. After a long si lence between them, during which she was waiting for his decision, he said: "I will remain on one condition. I love you: assure me that my love is returned." As he spoke the words he turned and faced her. A struggle was going on within her. but what that struggle was he could not tell. She put her hands to her face to conceal it from him. He waited for her emotion to pass. At last she took away her hands, arid, looking into his face with an expres sion entirely changed from that seem ing revengeful spirit he had at times noticed, she drew the garnet pin from her bosom and fixed it in his scarf. No words passed between them, only a caress. Then she added. "Go to moth er: tell her what has occurred and she will explain what has naturally been a puzzle to you." When Melville told Mrs. Huntington that he had captured the garnet heart she gave a deep drawn sigh of relief. "You have broken a spell. Mr. Mel ville." she said to him. "that I am very happy has been broken. When Alma was passing from childhood to woman hood she met one of those young men who consider a girl's heart a tiling to be played with. He may have been excusable on account of his youth: in many cases such flirtatious are inno cent. But Alma is a girl of deep feel ing. When she discovered that what was an absorbing passion to her was a mere matter of amusement to the man she loved she was so far broken down that we at one time feared for her reason. Her love was turned to hatred, not only of the man who pnt no value upon it. but of all men. "Not long after this 1 noticed the gar net heart on her bosom. She never explained its meaning to me. but I knew. Indeed, her actions since she has worn it have confirmed my in terpretation—a challenge to men of her class who might be inclined to re peat what she had received from the one she first loved. These tourna ments of the heart have worried us. We have tried to prevent them. Your having captured her signal of revenge indicates that you have ended a con dition which should never have ex isted." Melville accompanied the Hunting tons in their tour, which they adapted to his requirements. Indeed, they were making it entirely on account of the daughter they idolized. Melville was too deeply in love to blame her for her past unreasoning desire to punish him for the fault of another. Indeed, the fact that he had succeeded like a knight of old in slaying the dragon and winning the imprisoned maiden was a matter of pride with him. Mrs. Melville is now a young matron bringing up a daughter, whom she watches with the utmost care. She declares that a young girl's heart needs more guarding than the great war chest of the German empire. After she had become old enough to feel ashamed of her youthful freak she asked her husband to return her the garnet heart. But be declined and has never since consented. He says he prizes It more than he would a medal of honor acquired in battle. There fore the strange situation exists in the family that what the wife considers a token of her folly the husband cher lubes at a decoration for THE C0URIER-DEM0CRAT5T1UKSDAY, JULY 24. 1918 his prowess. IN THE WORLD OF SPORT Mordecai Brown Will Be Heard From, Sayj» Tinker. -S mum v-' Fboto by American Press Association. Manager Joe Tinker of the Cincin nati Reds says that Mordecai Brown, the veteran pitcher of the Reds, is not all in. as some critics think. "He is far from it" says Joseph. "When the real hot weather comes around the old three fingered \yonder will be right there with the goods." adds the Reds' leader. In several games in which he has taken part the veteran has given flashes of his old time form. Last winter when he was released by the Chicago Cubs it was thought his twirl ing days were over. Brown claims that a bad knee hampered him from pitching good ball last year. Four years ago Brown was considered the best pitcher in the National league. His stunts in the box materially aided the Cubs in capturing a few pennants and two world's championships. Princeton Wants Amateur Coach. As a result of the publication of the annual report of the advisory commit tee of the Princeton University Row ing association it became known re cently that it is the determination of those in charge of the rowing situation that the sport shall be maintained on a strictly amateur basis as regards the coaching of the crews. No paid coach es or trainers are to be employed, and the Tiger eights are to be in charge of those who are interested purely for the sake of the sport. The committee report says. "Many alumni feel that through the employ ment of professional coaches and trainers to the extent that is now the custom some of our college sports are but a shade removed from profession alism. and for this reason it is the de termination of this committee and also of Dr. J. Duncan Speath of the uni versity faculty, who is director of row ing and head coach of the varsity, that this sport shall be kept on a strictly amateur basis and expenses kept down to a minimum." Amherst Disfavors Summer Baseball. After three years of intermittent dis cussion, during which no definite stand on the matter was taken, the athletic board of Amherst college voted that summer baseball be prohibited. The student body in a recent chapel vote showed strong sentiment in favor of allowing men to play ball for money during the summer vacation, but the majority of the faculty were against such action. In the official vote of the board which decided the matter the student representatives were for sum mer baseball, the faculty against it and the alumni evenly split. No method of suppression has been agreed upon yet. but a committee will be soon set to work devising regula tions. Previous to the three years of indecision Amherst had a rule against summer baseball. Bridwell Tells a Secret on McGraw. A1 Bridwell. former shortstop of the Giants, has let out the secret of John J. McGraw's success as a manager. He said: "McGraw's scheme of breaking up the hit and run play is one of the prin cipal features of his success. He does not allow his shortstop or second base man to dash over to the bag until after the batter hits. In this way. if the batter does not connect, the infielders are still in position to get the ball. That is the way he often breaks up the play." Baseball League For Cuba. Victor Munoz. the Havana baseball writer, is behind a movement to form a Cuban baseball league composed of three teams in Havana and others in Matanzas. Cienfuegos and Santiago. He says that the game has not ad vanced far enough yet for the idea to be popular, but that in a few years' time he will have such a league play on the island every winter. Wells to Box Carpentier. Bombardier Wells of England has been matched with Georges Carpen tier. French champion, for twenty rounds, June 28, in Paris. The contest will take the place of the Johnson-Pal *er match. "0 SAHIB, SEEK IN THEJfAREM!" Englishman Did So and Found His Robber. DAGOITS ARE WILY MEN. Notorious Criminals of India Have Many Ways of Fooling Whites, but They Couldn't Overcome Combina tion of British and Native Wits. KALI DASS must have been a wonder as a Sherlock Holmes. You will have no doubt of that if you listen to what Officer Gouldsbury, late of the India police, has to say about him in "Life In the Indian Police." It was when Gouldsbury was in a remote district of India trying to run to earth a gang of dacoits. blood thirsty armed robbers, that he first met Kali Dass. At that time Kali Dass was a "cho kidar," or village policeman. The new chief learned that he was. besides, ver satile enough to belong to the leading gang of dacoits. Gouldsbury summoned Kali Dass be fore him and offered substantial re ward if he would tell on the leader of his marauding friends. Kali Dass said he would. Some days later. Gouldsbury recounts: 'My orderly reported that there was some one outside who wished to speak to me, and, ordering him to be brought in, a man presently appeared, dressed In the garb of a fakir or religious men dicant The Fakir Was a Cop. 'Annoyed at his importunity, I w*s about to order him off the premises when something in his appearand struck me as familiar, and I soon rec ognized Kali Dass. 'He came closer to me and, looking cautiously around, whispered. 'Sahife. the man your honor seeks will come to his brother's house the night after tomorrow and will stay there for thrq? nights.' 'Good, but how am I to know him, for I have never seen the man?' 1 asked. 'The huzoor (master) forgets that his slave, too. will be there.'" Protest In Babu English. Gouldsbury marched some of his men —needless to say Kali Dass was one up to a certain house in one of the villages and informed those within that he desired to search the place. The owner was a Bengali of the Babu class, renowned for their delight c2?£i-£cJ' THEY BROKE DOWN THE DOOK. in long English words and complicated sentences. He assumed an air of in jured innocence and said that the po lice officer's "tumultuous conduct would be reported to headquarters and all other proper quarters, not excepting her majesty the queen-emperor." In spite of this outburst the police men forced their way in and searched up and down and high and low until finally the only part of the house to which they had not penetrated was the zenana, or women's quarters, which in India are sacred from outside intru sion. Although he knew that he might occasion widespread scandal. Goulds bury informed the Babu that he must search those sacrosanct apartments and ordered his men to break down the door. "She" Was the Robber. Inside were a score of women cower ing and uttering loud lamentations. The Englishman had almost decided that his search had been futile when Kali Dass. brushing casually against him. whispered. "The man you want is j»ne of those women." He had hardly spoken before one "woman" suddenly tried to escape and in a tussle with a policemen let her headdress slip, dis closing beard and a mustache. "She" was the chief of the mur derous dacolt gan(, on whose trail Gouldsbury had been for weeks. Sub sequently Kali Dass gave information that enabled the Englishman to gather In several more of the gang and finally to disperse It completely. COLLECTOR OF N. Y. PORT. John Purroy Mitchel Is an Energetlo and Able Young Man. President Wilson's action in appoint ing John Purroy Mitchel collector of the port at New York was a shock to politicians in certain circles, but it is quite generally agreed that the choice was a wise one. Mitchel is a very energetic young man. and bis ability has been demon strated more than once. He is presi dent of tbe board of aldermen of New York city and in that capacity has had many opportunities to prove his capa bility. Mitchel has conducted several lmpt| tant investigations of municipal S JOHN PUBBOY MITCHEL. fairs in New York, among them being scandals in the water department and street cleaning department The post of collector of duties on im ports passing through the port of New York is very important Should the pending tariff bill be passed many changes In the customs collecting sys tem will be brought about, and at New York, the biggest port in the country, the problem of readjustment will be one requiring much work. Shortly after Mitchel's appointment was announced the Cleveland Demo cratic club of New York city adopted resolutions commending President Wil son for the appointment and advocat ing Mitchel's candidacy for mayor on a fusion ticket Mitchel is a native of New York city. He says he Is an independent Demo crat He recently expressed the opin ion that efficient city government in the United States can be achieved only by the elimination of partisan political control and by substituting popular rule and the adoption of scientific meth ods of organization. SEAL FOR BIG EXPOSITION. Design by Sculptor Chosen For Great San Francisco Fair. From many competitive offerings the directors of the Panama-Pacific Inter national exposition have selected a de sign by Alfred Lenz. the sculptor, as the design of the official exposition seal. The seal tells in symbolism the stor^ of the United States opening the Pan ama canal to the world and announces by the circular lettered inscription the by "W. W. Swadley. OFFICIAL SEAL OF THE PANAMA-PACIFIO INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION. celebration of that event through the Panama-Pacific International exposi tion at San Francisco in 1915. The dominating feature of the dtA sign, which is characterized by its dig nity. is a figure of Columbia bequeath ing to the peoples of the earth a new commercial liberty. The ligure stands upon a globe bear inga magnified relief of the great is&\ mus connecting the North and South American continents and severed by the canal. In her left hand Columbia is depict ed as holding at rest a laurel wreathed shovel emblematic of tbe vast labor in volved in the completion of her great constructive task. Raised in her right hand an olive branch indicates the peaceful purpose of her achievement That it is her intention, however, to protect from misuse the priceless fruit of her undertaking is gleaned from the sheathed sword at her side. Below, in birdseye view, between the rough rock walls of the gieat cut, ap pears the twin lock channel of the wa terway connecting the oceans, show ing the passage of a Chinese Junk east ward bound and a modern gigantic ocean liner westward bound, symbol izing tbe interchange of commerce be tween the orient and Occident.