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CLASSICS & ON THE HEIGHTS & % .. By BERTHOLD AUERBACH * ► Condensation by Rev. R. Perry Bueh, D. D. ; Berthold A nrr kack, German nov elist, mi born on the 38th ot Feb 1813, ruary, Nordstetten in the W artteab er« Black Forçât. Hla parents were devra and Intended their HI ■* ! aon (or the mln fztry f but after •todylnfç philos ophy at Tubingen, Munich and Hei delberg, and be coming estranged from the Jewish orthodoxy by the study of Spinoza, he devoted i him self to literature. Auerbach's beginning was' t most fortunate one, as he wrote a romance on the life of Spinosa (1837) "so inter esting in itself, and so close in Its ad herence to fact," that It may be read with equal advantage as a novel, or as a biography. He also translated the works of Spinosa. The author won hla fame chiefly through his stories of peasant life in the Black forest, in which he depicts the life of the South German peasant, Albrecht Bltxnis painted the peas antry of Switzerland. After writing many stories of this order, Auerbach later returned to his first phase as a novelist, and wrote "On the Heights," and other romances of a more speculative and philosophical tendency, turning upon plots invented by himself; hut with the exception of "On the Heights," which has always been a great favorite, these romances were not very popular. Auerbach died at Cannes, France, on the 8th of February, 1882. A list of his works contains "Dichter and Kauf man," "Schwarzwalder Dorfgeschich ten," "Borfussele," "Edelweiss," "Das Landhaus am Rhein" and a number of others. ■A GERMAN court. A king state ly of bearing and of good re port. A queen sweet and ■ beautiful, but abhorring those who in i the least digress from the straight and l narrow path, and Intent above all else ! In preserving her own immaculate I purity. ; The lady of the bedchamber, Coun Itess Irma von Wildenort, daughter of f a noble sire, who spent his life In Im proving his domains and serving his [neighbors, but who lived alone and [self-centered, leaving his children to grow up with little of his advice afid [ not too much expression of his affec [ tion. Dr. Gunther, physician to t' i t queen, a man straightforward and | truthful, whose wife and daughters [never appeared at court. | These, with Countess Brinklnsteln, | the high-priestess of etiquette and [decorum; Bruno, Countess Irma's [brother, and others who appear less [prominently, were the characters, the [intermingling of whose lives furnishes | a story of the expiating of sin, full of [warning to those who are on the brink [of wrongdoing and replete with sug gestion to the self-saflctifled. | The story opens with the birth of a [prince in the royal household. A [nurse from the Highlands is found in [Walpurga, wife of Hansai, an humble [peasant, whom the queen kissed upon [her arrival, and this being so contrary [to the etiquette of the court, is taken [up by the scandal-mongers and record led in the newspapers, offending the iking and awakening his thought that [the queen is weak and sentimental. I Countess Irma, because of her offi Icial position, has access at all times [to the young prince's apartments and [it Is soon apparent that she is fast at jtaining royal favor. One day the [king lays his hand upon hers and Hooks at bar In such a manner that [Walpurga tells her it Is Improper, but Ils advised to attend to her own af fairs, and the countess writing to a [friend, boasts that the king prefers [her above all others and that he has [given her a feather from an eagle that [he shot I Later, when they are alone together, [the king asks the countess, tf when whey are by themselves, he may call [her his "true comrade" and makes re hnarks implying that the f.ueen and he [are not in closest harmony. I The devotion of his wife, however, Bs abundantly attested by a mighty struggle through which she passes. [She wns a Protestant and the king a (Catholic and out of love to him she Resolves to give up her religion, but Instead of pleasing his majesty, this Imly makes him angry because 'he Rakes It to be another token of her (weakness, and he gets Dr. Gunther to Bissuade her from such a course. He fciso sends flowers every day to Conn less Irma, who Is flattered, but away Blown in her heart she Is offended, pnd she writes her friend that -«he ■eels herself altogether alone in the (world. I Soon after this the king goes on a imnting trip and he asks the queen p> have the countess write to him ■bout the baby prince. The queen be fcns to be suspicious of her husband ■nd the scandal concerning the rela Pons of the king and Irma Increases. I In the midst of the turmoil, the pountess Is called home to her father, ■ut he and she did not understand Buch other, and when—after a while— ■ letter signed by the king and the ladles of the court requests that she return to them, Irma after some hesi tation compiles, and one day near a statue of liberty for which the coun tess was the model, the king clasps her In his arms and Imprints the "kiss of eternity" upon her lips. Latei at a ball he tells her that she It beautiful and that he loves her, and she consoles herself with the thought that "the priest gave him to the ! queen but nature gave him to her." j At an opportune moment her broth er Bruno tells Irrna that her action* are the talk of the town and the best way out of the matter Is for her to get married. Colonel von Bronnen, noble courtier, proposes to her but 1* rejected, and the countess begins to realize that: I . » „ - 8 t0 con " ! Ü 8nd yet J e " ain baMt '■ fh P ?f Crea ^ r f' 1 * eanU ® e ' Walpurga com pletes her term of service, and before leaving for home calls upon Irma, who gives her a bag of gold won at the gaming table the night before. i In the little village in the High ands, every one at first patronized Walpurga and Hansal, but receiving no favors at their hands, the people show that human nature Is the same there as at court, for they circulate all sorts of scandalous tales concern- j ing them, but when the happy couple j purchase an extensive "freehold" the good wishes of all their old friends go with them to their new abode. At this juncture, some one at court writes ; to Irmas father, Informing him that she is "the king's mistress" and at tht news he is fatally stricken, but before he passes away he presses his hand to his daughter's brow and she inter prêts the act as setting there the mark of Cain and wears a bandage over It forever after. . 1 as in of of of Irma is now in a terrible state oi mind and when the king writes to her: "I alone can kiss awqy the shadows that cloud your brow" it only in creases her desperation and she re solves upon suicide. She writes thus to the queen: "1 expiate my crime in death. .the king: "We are treading the wrong path. You belong not to yourself alone; j but to your people. Death Is my ex- j piation for sin. Life must be yours, | God knows we did not mean to do And to wrong." On the way to end her life, the countess meeïs a pitiable woman who had been ruined by her brother, Bru This woman drowns herself in the lake and Irma stumbles on, bruised and bewildered, and is found by Wal purga and Hansal on their journey to their newly purchased freehold. Con cealing her identity from all but Wal purga, she accompanies the party to their mountain home. Report of the countess' death soon spreads abroad and search is made for her body, but no trace of it Is found, yet a tablet is erected by the lake bearing this inscription: perished Irma, Countess of Wildenort, in the twenty-first year of her life. Traveler, pray for and honor her mem ory." in of to i of a A in a a no. Here Back at court, the king upon re ceiving Irma's letter is deeply repent ant and saddened by the reflection that "there Is no greatness without morality." He goes to the queen's room to ask her forgiveness, but she is full of bitterness and feigns to be asleep and later she vents her spite and vituperation upon him. The king thinks that Dr. Gunther Is tj-sponsible 'for this, and the physician is discharged and goes back to live in his old home in the Highlands. purga, supposedly dead, but realiy ex- j piating her sins and so growing in | sweetness and purity, that all who en ter her presence look upon her as an For three years Irma lives with Wal angel and are lifted and inspired. j At length on a day when the king j and queen and the court are at a near- j by village. Irma fatally ill, sends for j Dr. Gunther, who hastens to her side and placing his hand upon her fore- | head pronounces this benediction: "In \ your father's name I bless you and with this I kiss away your burdens, j Yon are free." Walpurga hastens to the queen who j ts now stricken with self-condemnation 1 for her hateful spirit and her unjust j pride in her own virtue. She realizes j that Irma's penance is one through j which she herself ought to pass and i when she reaches the shepherd's hut I I there Is mutual forgiveness. The king has been hunting in the j vicinity. Since receiving Irma's let- j ter, he has lived a manly life, and in penitence has sought to promote the ! welfare of all his people. Word is conveyed to him of what is taking place, and he rides w'ith ail haste, but I arrives on the scene only to find that : the countess has passed away ; but ; his heart leaps with joy when the queen turns to him with the cry: "For- I give me Kurt. You have expiated* You—alone. She-alone." Her raajes ty takes out an amulet, which she has worn next to her heart. It is the be trothal ring the king had given her; and he puts It again upon her finger : and clas-s her in his arms. The countess was laid at rest at ear ly dawn. Down In the valley the king and queen were reading her journal. "They gazed at the rosy dawn and lifted their eyes to the mountains—to where Inna had been burled. On the Heights. C'opyright, »19. by the Post Publishing Co. (The Boston Post). Copyright in the United Kingdom, the Dominions, its Col onles and dependencies, under the copy right act. by the Post Publishing Co., j Boston, Mass., U. 8. A. All rights re served. _ [ . . Generous Afreet on. ! "It is not true, is it. darting, that you love me for my money r "No, dear one, but I do not hold tt agsinst you." ! I ! j LEGUMINOUS HAYS FOR COWS Com 8i!age Is Excellent Feed, but Not a Balanced One—Legumes Furnish Protein. (Prepared by the United State* Department Of Agriculture.) The best kinds of dry roughage for feeding dairy cows in connection with » com silage or roots are leguminous " ! hays, such as alfalfa, red, crimson, or '■ alslke ''•«ver, and soy bean or cow 1 P* a h «y. *n the opinion of experts of the United States Department of Ag riculture. While com silage Is an ex ceii en t feed, it Is not a balanced one, as it d0 es not contain sufficient pro i teln and mineral matter to meet fully the requirements of the cow. The leguminous hays, in addition to be i ng very palatable, tend to correct this deficiency. They are also among the best and cheapest sources of protein. j One or more of these bays can be j grown on practically any farm, addition to their value for feeding purposes, they Improve the soil in which they grow. Hay from Canada ; field peas, sown with oats to prevent the peas from lodging, also makes an excellent roughage, Com stover, sorghum, etc., also find a good market through the dairy cow. This class of roughage is low in protein, however, and when it Is used the grain ration must be richer in this element. No positive rule can be laid down as to the quantity of dry roughage that should be fed, but from 6 to 12 pounds a day for each cow. In addition to silage, will be found satisfactory In most cases. In When the dry roughage Is of poor quality, such as coarse, woody hay or a poor grade of eornstalks, a large por j tion can often be given to advantage, j allowing the cow to pick out the best | and using the rejected part for bed ding. With this quantity of dry rough age the cow will take, according to Is W* j:;**. It Ss~. tarn : I if, : - o' : Hu Is -C. One of Most Economical Feeds for Dairy Cows is Pasture. her size, from 25 to 50 pounds of silage. This may be considered as a guide for feeding, to apply when the roughage is grown on the farm. Wher. everything has to be purchased, it is often more economical to limit ! the quantity of roughage fed and ir> j , rease the grain ration. | _ ....nr.nr-.-war.. - RUNTY ANIMAL UNPROFITABLE j -;— j Undersized and Undeveloped Animals j Usually Caused by improper j Care and Poor Feed. | Niggardly methods of feeding and \ .»ring for farm live stock are un profitable. This is one conclusion re j suiting from an inquiry conducted by ! j culture into the causes and preven 1 tion of runtiness among farm ani j mais. Seventy-five per cent of under j »ized and undeveloped animals, ae j cording to a summary of more than i ~00 opinions advanced by live-stock I owners, are due to inferior breeding, inadequate or unsuitable feed, and I the United States Department of Agri j pests, such as parasites and insects, j The remedy Is the better care of better stock, and the cost of this ! remedy, In the opinion of practical farmers, is much cheaper than the ex Pense of continuing to raise under I sized and slow-maturing domestic : animals. "Better raise one good cow ; f ban two yoor ones a runt is nothing but expense all its life." This opinion, I which from a Michigan dairyman. A thrifty *** Englander sums up sentiment on thls topic with the remark I find I cheat the animal without cheating mjself. : . —— HIGH-PRODUCING DAIRY COWS To Increase Productiveness of Herd It Is Necessary to Begin With Individuals. Increasing the productiveness of a dairy herd through selection must be gj n w tth the individual as a unit w (ta the best performance rec j line Even this will not guarantee offspring [ ^quai to their parents in productive . ness, since the law of chance operate* ! t0 ma t e results uncertain. However, averag0 wll , ^ as goo<1 as their ords are mated to a bull backed by a of high-producing ancestors. ! parents' and some will exceed their I dam's record. The best producers are further bred for further improvement INLAND NORTHWEST No bids were received when the tlm* expired Tuesday at Portland, Oregon, for receiving sealed proposals for purchase of the government's sprues production railroad in Clallam county, Washington, and the Associated ^liii at Port Angeles, Wash. • • • The trail of Andrew Ttolando, sought In connection with the slaying of Father A. B. Belknap, whose body was found at l«ads. S. u., last Wednesday has been lost, authorities announced Monday, They declared tlielr belief that a solution of the shooting of the priest was hopeless, for the present. • * • The -T-months'-oldifiaby of Mrs. Signe Swanson of Spokane, Wash., was smothered Thursday in a lounge which palhters had closed, believing it con tained only bedding. The child was dead when Mrs. Swanson opened the lounge five minutes after It had been closed. sea Tblrty-flve carloads of copper were shipped Saturday from the Nevada Consolidated Copper company's smelter at McGill. Nevada. This recent ship ment brings the 'total amouof of copper shipped, since the shut down,-to 4,000 tons which is about half the quantity declared to have been on hand when operations were discontinued. Sheriff W. H. Houston temporarily suspended at Missoula, Mont., a few days ago at the conclusion of a hear ing In which tie was charged with having permitted* violations of the state liquor laws, will go on trial Nov. 7, to determine whether or not his suspension shall he permanent, it was announced a few days ago. : Chris Whiting, who has been in charge of the Sixteen Mile station, north of Elko, Nev., had a thrilling ex perience recently with a rabid eoy ote, and was badly bitten in the face and right hand when he stepped out of the door after being awakened at four o'clock by something fighting with the dogs. Dr. R. M. Brumfield. convicted slay er of Dennis Russell, whe tried to end his life recently at Roseburg, Oregon, by catting Ms-tbroat. was in a weakened condition Friday but fits recovery was expected unless com pile atsons develop. Sheriff Sam Starmer sain he believed the dentist had cut his throat with a sharp piece of gold bridge work he had taken from his teeth. » a a A. O. Towniey, president of tbs Non-partisun league, left Fargo. N'. D., Tuesday fur Ja'ksuo, Minn, to serve a ninety-day aentwro-e in the county jail there. The supreme court of the United States recently refused to hear reargument of the case, tried in lack son during 1SM8. when itr. Towniey was convicted of violating-the slate sedition act ! a a a R. H. Ballard, vice-president and general manager of the%outhern Cal Iforma-Edison company. Thursday fil ed an application with W S. Norviel, Arizona state water commissioner for permission to develop approximately one million horsepower of electrical poerg-y from power -plants on the Colorado river at Boulder, and Pyr amid canyons near the Arizona-Nevada line. pass an initiated law providing for ! liquidation of the State back of North a a a While opponents of the Nonpartisan league-endorsed state officials in Fri day's recall election, they fait-d to Dakota. The measure to Kquidate the bank, established as part of the league's program for state ownership of industries, lost by a majority oi from 40U0 to 6000, as did also three proposed constitutional amendment* and five other Initiated 'aws. The North Dakota supreme court Thursday issue* an order dissolving the restraining order Issued at i&raes town Tuesday ordering the Bank ot North Dakota not to rei*£ve further deposits. The ordnr of the supreme court directs Judge J. A. Coffey as plaintiff to show cause on \pvember M why the order of tire «upreme court should not be made permanent. a • • An iudiclmeut «gainst Ralph H. Cameron, United Slates sen»r.*r from Arizona, was returned try th- federal grand Jury at lh- fast term of th« Uni tr>U States district ooirt at Fhoeaix. Arts, according to a Lrl.f entry mads In the minute book of the court re<-«-t.t ly. Tire tndtciu.er» «».< on a charge of perjury, acivrdiag to the entry in the niiuute book a a • Charles H. CassiU and Scott C Cas sill, president and cashier, respective ly. of tt-e Oivsndo State bank of 1-eer Lodge. Mont., were found guilty- lues, day of accepting deposits, knowing the bank to be insolvent. a • a Mrs. Louisa Frederic Cody, widow of the late Col. William F C«dy, ("Buf. faio Bill") is dead *t her home at Cody. Wjra Des'h claimed her at 0:4.~ o'clock Thursday night She w»s TV years old. Heart disease was said re physicians to have caused he* death. 1 MOTHERI CLEAN CHILD'S BOWELS WITH CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP Even a sick child loves the "fruity" taste of "California Fig Syrup." If the little tongue Is coated, or If your child Is listless, cross, feverish, full of cold, or has colic, give a teaspoonful to cleanse the liver and bowels. In a few hours you can see for yourself how thoroughly it works all the constipa tion poison, sour bile and waste out of the bowels, and yon have a well, play ful child again. Millions of mothers keep "California Fig Syrup" handy. They know a tea spoonful today saves a sick child to morrow. Ask your druggist for genu ine "California Fig Syrup" which has directions for babies and children of all ages printed on bottle. Mother I You must say " California '* or you may get an Imitation fig syrup.—Advertise ment. As If— He—I love a girl like yon. She (jealously)—Who is she?— Wayside Tales. DYED HER BABY'S COAT, A SKIRT AND CURTAINS Each package of "Diamond Dye*" con tains directions so simple any woman can dye or tint her old, worn, laded things new. Even if she has never dyed before, she can put a new, rich color into shabby skirts, dresses, waists, coats, stockings, sweaters, coverings, draperies, hangings, everything. Buy Diamond Dyes—no other bind—then perfect home dyeing is guar anteed. Just tell your druggist whether the material you wish to dye is wool or silk, or whether it is linen, cotton, or mixed goods. Diamond Dyes never streak, spot, fade or run.—advertisement. After Eden. Adam—"Now we shall have to live In a house." Eve—"Certainly ; I'll need a roof to dry my hair on."... CURES COLDS - LA GRIPPE in Z4-ffatars in 3 Dcuj9 CASCABA QIIIN1NI—i S TANDARD rem» dy world over. Demand red box bearing Mr. Hill's portrait and signature. At AH Dnttfisti — It) C*ntt W. H. KILL COXPANY. DETROIT J 1 Homily on Golf. Men take up golf for the exercise— as a game it makes walking most in teresting. An Inexperienced player going over an eighteen-hole course will perhaps cover five miles. The more proficient he becomes at the game the less he walks, ergo, the less exercise he gets. So, tf you are taking up golf for the exercise, what is the sense of becom ing expert and thus reducing the amount of exercise? The answer is that an American doesn't want to be a "dub" at anything.—St. Louis Star. The Apprentice. Lord Babbington was instructing the new colored servant in his duties, add ing : "Now, Zeke, when I ring for you. you must answer by saying, 'My lord, what will you have?'" A few hours afterward, having occa sion to summon the servant, his lord ship was astonished with the follow ing: "My Gawd, whut does 'you want now?"—Wayside Tales. Ready for More. Father—Is he thrifty? Daughter—Thrifty, daddie ! Jack's saved over $2,000 out of that $100,000 his grandfather left him the I year before last. Why, If a man begins "to go to pieces" it shows in the way he wears his clothes. This little bit of advice may help you regain your Health, Strength and Vitality Thousands of people suffer from nervous ness. They are run down and miserable without knowing the reason why. They do not stop to think that much of their trouble may be caused by drinking tea and coffee which contain the drugs, them and caffeine. 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BREAD" OF STARVING RUSSIA .. Called "Lebeda," the Stuff Is Made ot Leaves and Grass, Boiled and Dried. A peasant in the government of Sa mara (soviet Russia) told me if how they make lebeia bread. Here is the story: "In our village they take some lin den leaves and grass, chop them up to the size of a flea, and then toil the mixture. After the water has boiled, they squeeze it out and put the stuff again into boiling water. Then they let the water run off through a sieve, and keep the mass until it is dry. After that they grind it fine and add one-third flour. "The bread you get is green in color and Indigestible. And when there is no flour, they just bake the ground mixture as it is. It does not taste very badly ; hut after a man eats It for a while he swells up and gets worms In his stomach, and soon after that he dies."—Moscow Pravda. Good Psychology. Jnd Tunkins says a weather prophet is niways tempted to predict the hard est winter on record, because an au dience is always interested when it's a little scared.—Washington Star. I A spinster says if it is true that man proposes and God disposes, son.« men fail to do their share.