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Reduces Strained, Puffy Anklet.
Lymphangitis, Poll Evil, Fistula,
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and allays pain. Heals Sores, Cute,
Bruises. Boot Chafes. It is a
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. . Does not blister or remove the
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Aulonn ù n .^ !,, ïï, ctior • , aid **0°* 5 R free.
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ducea Strain*. Painful. Knotted. Swollen Vein.,
trued only a few drop« required
*i 25 per bonk at dealers
^ -- 1 or deli /«red.
W. F. YOUNG. P. D. F.. 310 TemgltS«., Springfield. Mata.
< 8°*P. Ointment, Talcum 26c. —'•h
STOOD UP FOR HIS RIGHTS
Drafted Man Fully Realized He Was
Enjoying Hit Last Moments of
A drafted man from a dry state
reached San Francisco at night, and
was to go to Angel island the following
morning. That night he took
ful census of the city's wet places, and
got down to the Augel island boat in
Hie morning, about one minute before
the boat was due to leave.
aboard here, and be quick
about It." commanded Hie lieutenant
Instead, tlie recruit smiled, lighted a
cigarette ns best he could, ami then sat
down on the dock.
"When I shtep on that boat," he
aald, 'Til be a soldier and have t'tnke
orders from you.
Right now I'm a
Tills is my last chance
blankety-hlunkety-blunk sonofagun, If
you want me on that boat, put
to tell anything in English.
The lieutenant had his men put him
aboard, but the recruit's first taste of
army discipline has not been recorded.
—San Francisco Chronicle.
WHY DRUGGISTS RECOMMEND
t(T many years druggists have watched
with much interest the remarkable record
maintained by Dr. Kilme r ' « Swamp-Root,
the great kidney, liver and bladder medi
It is a physician's prescription.
Swamp-Root is a strengthening medi
cine. It helps the kidneys, liver and blad
der do the work nature intended they
Swamp-Root has stood the test of years.
It i» »old by all druggists on its merit
and it should help you. No other kidney
medicine has so many friends.
Be sure to get Swamp-Root and
However, if you wish first to test thU
great preparation send ten cents to Dr.
Jvilmer & Co., Binghamton, N. Y. for a
rample bottle. When writing be sure and
mention this paper.—Adr.
Why use ordinary cough remedies
When Boschee's Syrup bus been used
ko successfully fur fifty-one years in
«HI parts of the United States for
coughs, bronchitis, colds settled in the
OiroaL especially lung troubles? It
gives the patient a good night's rest,
free from coughing, with easy expec
toratlon in the morning, gives nature
a chance to soothe the Inflamed parts,
throw off the disease, helping the
tient to regain his health.
America and sold for
All He Had in His Hand.
Bill Sikes bud been charged with
stealing n watch and had I
Just as the verdict laid
>f assault was
heard against the complainant.
"He heat me all about Hie 'end with
a brick, an' near killed me. yer honor!"
declared Hie victim.
"Why didn't you defend yourself?"
nsked the magistrate,
with the proceedings,
lag in your hand?"
"Well, yer honor, I had his
a brick ?"
"Had you noth*
was Hie use of that against
v , T
more than half
ll V C " rlj K ,in f onp c «« w rlte a book but
It takes brains to close a broken urn
«torn Yoor Eves lifted Can
MEASURE ADOPTED BY HOUSE
WOULD PUT STATE ON AN
Measure Designed to Prevent an Out
break of Anarchy Among the Mine
and Timber Workers of the
Northern Part of State. %
Boise.—The members of the Idaho
legislature are determined
every safeguard around the Idaho citl
to place j
/.en against an outbreak of anarchy in
For tlie purpose of putting the state |
emergency basis, a Bill provid- [
ing acceptance of terms of the national j
guard act was passed under snspen- ■
hy the Idaho house of j
representatives on February S, and i
sent to the senate with tlie ho]>e of j
getting speedy action in tlie upper |
sion of rules
While no outbreak has occurred, pos
sibilities of I. W. \V. agitation in the
mines of tlie northern part of the state '
and among the timber workers, result
lug in an outbreak of anarchy
responsible for quick action ou the
At the same time there was intro- ]
duced a memorial to congress urging t
that pending legislation before that I
body calling for the deportation of |
'liens who waived their citizenship J
during the period of the war so that 1
they would not have to fight for tlie |
country of their adoption be deported. ■
Tr van a i. n à . , ...
lt was held. In tilt first Instance, that ■
the state is now without protection,
having no regiment or national guard,
and, in the second, that a man whe
would not fight for the country of his I
adoption ought to be deported to tlie I
country he came from.
Following a heated debate, the house
amended and recommended for passage
rhe measure that provides women en
gaged In industrial and occupation* <)t -
various kinds in this state shall not
be worked longer than eight hours
per day, nor for more than sis days
per week in any one week.
The measure was amended, remov
ing the provision
women engaged in the orchards .ami
the prior portion of the bill
amended to Include women engaged in
As it rends now, it applies
to all mechanical and mercantile estab
lishments, canning factories, laundries,
hotels and restaurants.
The Carbon county division bill,
a ting a new county out of Bannock,
amended to carry an enabling act, was
passed by the senate. The amendment
approved by the house and sent
to the governor for approval. The .
amendment permits residents to vote )
whether or not they want to be in
eluded in Carbon county. Should they
vote against Hie inclusion they will be
long to Bannock.
they are included in the new county.
This bill, therefore, creates the forty
fourth county in the state.
Governor Davis attached his signa
ture to the Jerome county division bill
on February 8 . which act brought In
to being the forty-third county of the
If they vote for It
.lerome is made the county seat.
taken from Minidoka, Lincoln and
Besides passing the defense act bill,
the house also passed house Joint
morial No. 0 , by Patterson, ashing that
the Thunder mountain section In Ida
ho county he Included in u forest re
The new county
Among the Important bills intro
duced in Hie house were thb following:
Bill No. 150, by Brownell, creating a
small claims department of justice
courts; Nos. 151 and 152, by the
mittee on revenue and taxation,
propria ting $ 200.000
visions they would be assessed accord
mg to the amount of power they de
velop, or. If they are held for power
purposes but not developed, according
to the amount of power it is estimated
they might produce.
Although passed unanimously in the
house, a bill by Representative Tyer
of Ada authorizing county commission
ers to add a trained nurse to the conn
ty officer list was made the subject
wiJ'Tn , 11 ' 5 • i "' ,V ' r, ' U ;
_ ' 1 le s,,,lnt ('. j
Emergency employment by authority j
^f county commissioners for the he,,.- |
, fit of P ersons °"t "f wofk who have
reMi,^, ■ n,s, °f the state not less •
,|J consecutive months is pro-;
v ' de " ln , n 1,111 Introduced in the sen-|
- v ^ H - •I"Hd. Clearwater. ;
and $ 1 ) 00 . 000 ,
respectively, for the construction and
of state highways ; No.
15 3. l»y Stranger, uproprintliig $20,0(»)
for the .university extension depart
A new method of taxation for
.nterests is provided for in a bill in
troduced in the house.
Under it« pro
Under suspension of rules, the bouse I
K na r l mOU y P . a T J 1,OUSe biU Nn - "*'■ !
by Givens and Fentherstone, creatln - 1
a powerful soldier settlement board to
acquire lands and develop and Irrigate
them for settlement by Idaho soldiers
and sailors. An appropriation .if t » „
000 Is provided in the bn,
Reconsideration of a vote accepting |
a committee report that bouse bill No
53, by Gough «nd Bonneil. enabling
act for county division ■
not printed, resulted In the
being brouglit t
life in the house of
TO FINISH CAPITOL
BILL CALLS FOR APPROPRIATION
OF $900,000 FOR BUILDING
Blue Sky Law Cause of Debate in the
House, While County Division
Measures Take Up Much
Boise.—Idaho proposes to complete
j its handsome new capitol. The plan to
lo so was launched on February 7
in the legislature in the form of a
bill fathered J>y the appropriation,
| state affairs and judiciary
[ of the house calling for an appropria
j tion of $ötX),(XK) to build tlie two big
■ wings of tlie main section now occu
j pied. The city of Boise has worked
i out u c ivlc center plan hv which the \
j approaches to the big building will be
County division again loomed on the
1 legislature horizon on February 7. The
j house heatedly debated tlie measure I
1 to annex part of Bingham to Bonne- j
j ville county and then defeated tlie hill |
vote. Tlie senate wresiled I
on a ,.| osl .
with the house hill creating Caribou
county, finally attaching an enabling
j clause to it to put It up to tile people
j in that portion of Bannock county. The
opposition to the Jerome county divi
sion measure that Is now with tlie gov
: emor addressed an open communion
\ tion to him urging a meeting with the
i people in that portion of Minidoka
■ . . . - . r , .
wishing to be included in Jerome, be
fore signing the bill.
I "" tee t,lat tflP monpy t,mt Hlpv " ,lleot
will go into the enterprise advocated.
Hall declared that tlie people were
Tlie "blue skj" law propose<l by Hall
• of Oneida was also the subject of a
lone debate in tlie house.
that all agricultural enterprises fur
nish the state with a bond as a guar
! »'utltlesl to tills protection, having been
j . 1 f,,r 80 »'«">' by "wlid
■ 01,1 promoters,
The house recom
mended the bill for passage.
Every school district in the state
will throw open Its honks to an
pert accountant at least once in four
years, If a bm introriucerl in the
ate by J*. F. Lowe of Adams county
finds Its way into the session laws.
Following the lead of tlie house, the
senate passed under suspension of
rules a memorial urging upon congress
the immediate construction of irriga
tion projects designed
2.000,000 acres of arid Idaho lands.
W. Lloyd Adams' measure aimed at
to control insurance
ratea provides that the licenses of
"(touts guilty of attempts to throttle
competition may be revoked by the
state insurance commissioner,
AT THE CAPITOL.
Sharp definition of prtnclpl
» fdch a revised workmen's compensa
tion act may be based will be made
a task of the current legislative ses
sion if opinion expressed in the i
ate finds reflection In positive action.
Exclusion of agricultural lands In
tracts of five acres or more from the
corporate limits of municipalities by
district court decree is provided in n
measure sponsored by E. W. Whlft'omh
of Lemhi, which was passed by the
senate 32 to 7.
Congress is petitioned to include
tract of hind 54 miles square in Idaho
county within the Nez Perce nation
al forest in a memorial by N. B. Pettl
bone which was
by the senate under suspension of the
Protection for timber ami wild
life on the land In question is tlie ob
ject sought by Hie memorial.
hereafter win be referred
mittee on finance before they
sfdered on third reading In the
Will Increase Hie ;
supreme court from three to
the members were introduced in the I
house of representatives by Hie Judl
•«»» win govern practice*
rliiropmctors in Hie state If legist,the
,ive "PProvnt Is given house bill No
1 , L.by Storey. Shearer and Miller
° n,v graduates of legally chartered
schools of chiropractic requiring „
three-years' course would he permitted
*" t»ke examinâtes for licenses ,,n- ,
' , '*r the propose*! law. I
An appropriation of $57.120 will be !
needed by the state dennrlnieut ,t
; ediiciitlon for Its work (Ids biennium,
j according ton budget prepared I, y tlie
j Mate hoard of editmtfon.
| A state highway from S,„ r x,
rail is provided in >> ■ . ' I
• ducetl in the house bv \V,.,.ks ' " r<> '
propriation of $100000 u
and the road must 'be
; Itecemlier 1 , 1020
to the com
mmle by Governor D. W. Davis in Ids
bills and 11
which, if enacted.
I Hour ..ml wage standard» f I
! «"d minors will ë "ehLl h Z* !
1 deimrtmen* ,.r •. . 1 "'I tl "'
»mastics if ^ r " t ! 0n ' lu,M,r «»'I
Inm-c bin le K |s _ l «* ur e pusses
Drub piesentcd by Whits und
„ ' member8 " f the low
hrory Imard" ° f ' he
present state 11 - 1
... " y VOf<t,n K It" duties
Hie state board of education
board iff regents of tlie Unlv
a measure ln
The bill is
upper house stifte
troduced In Hie senate,
sponsored by the
iff a 1 rs committee.
A Terrible Ordeal !
Grivel and Kidney Stone Cansed
latente Suffering — Doan't
Brought a Quick Care.
Edw. J. Turecek, 4332 Eichelburger
Ave., St. Louis, Mo., says: "I was
taken with a terrible pain across the
back and every move I made, it felt
like a knife being driven into my back
and twisted around. It lasted about
half an hour, but soon came back and
with it another affliction. The kidney
secretions l>egun to pain —
me; the How was scanty
ami burned like lire when
passing. 1 had severe
headaches and my bladder
got badly inHamed, too, \
and ! noticed little
tide« of gravel in the so- a
c ret ion*. Doan's Kidney m
Pills had l»een
mended to me and I be- *
f«n their use. The rir«t Mr. Ttrtoik
lalf box brought relief and I passed
a stone the size of
I ■■■ "hi
It was a
a pea. l___
terrible ordeal and afterwards a sandy
sediment and particles of gravel settled
in the urine. I got rçore of the pills
and they cured me. Ihe inflammation
left and* there
. , more pain or
gravel. 1 now sleep well, eat well and
my kidneys act normally. Doan's
Kidney Pills alone accomplished this
,nd "worn to before me."
JAMES M. SMITH, Notary Public.
CstDou'.st Aa r Star*. We ■ B«
FOSTER-MOB URN CO, BUFFALO.
URN CO, BUFFALO. N. T.
Short of Help.
It seemed that when Kastus and
Sam died they took different routes;
so when the latter got to
culled Kastus on the phone.
••Kastus." he said, "how yo' like it
"Oh, hoy !
rn, i. . „
Ins here uni some place,
"All we has ter do is
to wear a red suit wld horns an' eh-rv
now an' den shove! x une coal on de
■fire. We don't work an' more dan two
hours out ob tie twenty-four
But tell me. Sam, how Is it
you up yonder?"
"Mali goodness r We lias to git up at
fo o'clock in the mawnln'
ln de stalls; den we lias to haul in de
moon and hung out de sun. Den
tdr roll de cloxds unitin' all day lung.'*
"But, Sam, how come It y' has ter
work so hard?"
"Well, to tell de triif, Kastus.
kin - o' abort on help up here."
BUt* of Ohio, City of Toledo Lucas I
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that ho la 1
aanlor partner of the firm of F. J. Cheney
* Co, doing buafneaa In the City of To
ledo. County and State aforeaald, and that
aald Arm will pay tha nun of ONE HUN
DRED DOLLARS for any caae of Catarrh
that cannot be curad by the use of
BALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE
_ _ frank j. chenet.
Sworn to befora me and aube- rlbed »n
i5'."im c * k thl * * ,h d * r of n * c * mb * r '
tSaal) A. W. Oleason, Notary PabMe.
HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE la tak
en Internally and acta through
oa tha Mucous Surfaces of Oie
Druggists, Tic. Testimonials free
F. J. Cheney A Co, Toledo, OUa
When a farmer puts his hand to the
plow he soon turns back—the soil.
Many mixed Ideas are due to mixed
Weekly Health Talks
Where Most Sickness Begins
BY FRANKLIN DUANE, M D.
!t can be said broadly that most human
ills begin in the stomach and end
itomach. Good digestion means good
health, and poor digestion means bad
health. The minute your stomach fails to
properly dispose of the food
you eat, trou
bles begin to trop out in va noun forms
Indigestion and dyspepsia are the common
est forms, but thin, impure blood, head
aches, backaches, pimples, blotches, dizai
ness, belching, coated tongue, weakness,
poor appetite, sleeplessness, coughs, colds
and bronchitis are almost
There is but
way to have good health,
~~y ** *° pm and keep your stomach
°p " , lh '? " e ®" y , *.° do if J ou
take Dr. Pierce . Go'den Medical Disco»
,r >V' V Womltrful tom« and blood
purifier, and ,, ,o safe to take, fur it is
made of roots end herb«. Dr. pierce of
Buffalo, N. Y., stands behind ti,,/,, ' a
srd medicine, and it is good to know that
*° distmguiahed a physician is moud to
have h , ls ""me identified with it. When
take Golden Medical Diacovery. you
earth. Stdl more you get « tèmrér'
ance '"«'I'Q'ne that contain» not a drop of
tif " 1 !? 1 or " arcot k: of any kind. Long ago
!, rc * ' on,bio «d «-ertam valuable v.ge
if: " lgI jf <ll * n, -''~ w ithout the "*■ of alco
b^n"tricHy baV * I
If piles .re torturing you get "„d use
Fierce'« Anodyne Pile Ointment. The
"' ck . rell *I il jf' ve » '« hard to believe until i
m^L tfy . » „ lf c " n * ti Pated Dr. Piercc'e
wing Anod*me U pne°of n tment* k *F Wh '' f
« d ar * the case» which the»e »nlTmird :
remediw will not relieve and imuallv over '
ome ^ Th *y «re good that nearly ^ every
dnig * t " re ba * them for »sie. i
Rnlh n..t a ..... !
»0111 Dcef and Milk
S T- 'T'HE one breed that
11 e*- «. 1 excels In both be«t
and milk (» the Short- 1
korn. Hborthorn ateen
repcitedlj broke the
record* at the market* 1 b
1 W», making the high*
©•t record on the open
market of | 2 U .V) per cm.
And fibortbom oow*
m.. i w (uwt », "ar* milk record* ot i
having «fr. «a <ul% and aul .1
S* .dMferost. Get prompt relief from
* & to f* MtMtkm; »ooibing. Effectire
•ad aafo for young and old. «»«cut«
No oputss lo
'GIGANTIC TAX BILL
PASSED BY HOUSE
MEASURE GOES THROUGH BY
A VOTE OF 310 TO 11, AFTER
Party Leaders Join in Prophesying
That the Bill's Tax Levies Are Too
Low, and Predict That Higher
Taxes Must Be Provided.
M aslilngton.—The house on Satnr*
day, February 8 ,
on tlie record-breaking
•»•II by adopting, ill» u
hours' discussion, tin* conferees' agree
ment mi tlie measure. It now goes to i
the Semite for tlnul approval, which 1
is expected In a few days.
•onferenee report, which pro
lollars in !
taxes this year and more than four |
billions annually until repealed, will
lie taken up by the senate immediately j
after disposal of tlie woman suffrage !
resolution. Its adoption by the
and approval by President Wlh
regarded as assured.
I Miring debate In the house Satnr
H, after six
raise six billion
day, I»eiii» crully and ICepiihlican lead
ers Joined In declaring I lint the bills'
! lax levies were ti
nth for lids
bUS " d ' *"• i(s ,ux Ii'i|k>his. hut
<•> inlnor amendments, particularly the
year and l!» 2 n. and predicted that high
I er luxes must lie provided by tlie next
the report was not
child IuIku' legislailou.
, , ,, ......
lu,w P rovls, °"
s,,v,,ri " , ' , * us '' "»'»'bers crlllclsed as
,l "" ÿ,i " l ,nv I'rovlded
fot l"' rs " lls discharged from military
Kepresen t a 1 1 ve Kit ch I n,
leader, made tlie
t-omni cndlng the Dili us a whole, hut
declaring it should have
higher tuxes and that it would not
meet future requirements.
pressed tlie belief that
tills year would total t'-hMS»1,000 and
t,le •'" ,l
In HMD. and that by
if the next fiscal year the
He explained, how
,,v '' r . <hat lo enact the Dill and take
'»K law from "profil
Its passage, the ionise
S1.70(Mk»Mk»J more than under exist
inducting propaganda against
compelled to give and take.
8 UFFRAQI 8 T 8 LAND IN PRISON.
Bum President in Effigy in Front of
Washington. —Sixty-five members of
Ihe National Woman's party wer«- ar
rested Sunday night by civil and mili
tary (Milice after they had burned
i Prwldent Wilson In effigy In front
I Hie White lipase as a protest against
I Gie threaten is) defeat of the equal suf
j frage resolution in the
Oussssldorf Strike Ended.
Cologne.—The strike of the official
and professional classes at Duessel
dorf Is ended, the Mparlacan* having
conceded most of the (mints demanded.
Bmirgeois delegates who hail been Im
prisoned as hostages have been liber
Pershing Purchasing Cemetery Ground
Acting on Instruction^ from
Ihe war deportment. General Persian«
has been In
■ oimii nn lent Inn the Inst
month with Marshal Petal,, on |mr
I'huslng property for n iiiillnnnl ceme
tery for American dead In France,
cording to a statement
Secretary of War Baker.
made here by
Iriab Unionists Offsred Shorter Hours.
Belfast.—It is unofficially
that employer* of union lah
w ork on „ basis of forty-seven hours
'per week will,
,Var R « tio "» Prevail in Germany
Coblenz.—The weekly allowance of
food for the civilians of Coblenz n .
** f; " nm ' n c,v " «uthofl.lea.
ls vlr «unlly the same as while the
WI1M 1,1 Progress,
. Th,rteen W>,hed Ovsrbo.ro.
Wash.—From six to
thirteen persons were washed over
•»<«*r*l and drowned from the cannery
tender Uwuntu of the Pacific Ainericnn
|, ' lM lUTle» company, as the boot was
n '" kl,1K lu feom the company's
^ ant on Wlzn island.
11 promt**- of 11 forty
week wlicn the treaty of
p reuen t price
for milk which 1 h allotted to Infants
and invalids, in 37 rmirkM a quart.
Gas Explosion Kills Eight.
, |,|Hlterv JHe. Wls.—The death Sntur
îf ^ ot Edward 17 y««™
nl, Ll n< rWl "®' 1 the list In on ex
plo,ilon u,ul n ce which wrecked a three
" tor y building to eight
New Process ot Drying Food.
Dr. Ralph H. McKee, professor of
•henilcal engineering of Colombia
vcrslty bus announced that there has
perfected In the university's
a new drying
process by which meats and fish
kept Indefinitely and then
estored to their former stare of fresh
icss by the slinplq,oppllcatlon of
**r. U hen cooked, the professor says,
•'ey will have the appearance and fia
r of fresh food. Tha cost of the
recess la declared to be not more than
or cold storage.
*• •»•re for your f n,or «
Our reliable price* e«»e
_ SAU Crrr
BARGAINS in used
M »»Undid .1 ted rai
»3S0 1„ Hw
msnlni condition ■««,,
»l«bi »ariiM. Writ, tol
Ua*d C»r Dept .
M- Hu cks
V 1 '" «-• <:«
Co -. Sale
«M NS YOUR FROziTlFm
brain he. We iav« j m) t .,,
H.* E. Radiator & WoUi.""'
aaa Edu„ B 8lr „, iSalt ^ eld «
THE ARMADILLO AS A
n « TuQ.of.Wer With . Boy , ht
mel Won Out In Q J t , *"*■
artnadlllu hoi,* from
y rry tpot
"l>e by burying himself
One day I
where I was
digging to esc
In the soil.
■ nd I at
running to the
(lien nor dog. had
prove « very easy ta , k
Accordingly I laid hold n , hl , hll( *
bone caed wlth ho.h hand,
began tugging to g,.| him „fr
CYound, buf couldn't
Mm unaided by
m,, ve hlm. U,
on digging furiously, settlor
r 1 1 **'*' imo «••• »■>«», 2
I soon found that Instrtd of
■ ng him oat be
WB * Pulling me In if.
• t hurt my small boy pride
animal no bigger than a ett
*" '° h <'«« me in a trial of
•«rength. and thla made me hold oa
more tenacloualy than ever and tu
and strain more violently, until not M
lose hlm I had to go flu ^ ^
ground. But It was all for nothing
First my bands, then my aching amu
were carried down into ihe
• was forced to release I _ _ __
get op to rid myself of ihe raoand b
had been throwing up Into my he
and all over my head, neck tad ihu).
d *' r *- Erom "Far Away and Lou
Ago" by W. H. Hod ton.
niy hold is.
TREE PUZZLE TO FORESTERS
at Iprucs Ha
Caused Speculation Among Mm
L earned In That Lor«.'
A croee section of a great old apraei
tree from Alaska tell« the «tory Ml
tree which executed ■ «pin. Ilk« • kd
1*1 daucer. Thla cross section ikn
a moot peculiar «pirn) structure, vkid
has caused a great deal of specuUM
among the various foresters ihroijk
out the country and a very lnter«d«|
explanation Is advanced lo Anitrkw
It Is known that a tree growing ml
slant forms on Ihe lower aids of th
trunk a dense reddish wood knows P I
of such sort, and ns It la a ronlloscel
formation, winding from the cent« a
within half an inch from lbs dresej
ference. It Is surmised that It »•]
growing in an Inclined position on thl
edge of a glacier, where by set I
shifting It was caused to rout». »I
that all sides of the tree wer« traft« J
alvely on Ihe downward side. ^*1
as the tree grew, and Its rolstlonaej
flu tied slowly, the "rollioli'' dcHlofdl
Into a spiral. I
This spiral In this rawk
im vn often NT»»
problems lo solve. The following •««
containing only one word, wss re«*
I« handed lo 11 Tlianel ped.|flO* :
"Cepa tom lego« in taring."
The missive wn» tendered bjt***
the hoys on behnlf of s nel|U»*
The schoolmaster «
for Ihe moment
too many weirdly worded ""l**
Hm. to allow this ot.e to
Albeit It was not till the
school was over «ml
bad been consumed that
last yielded II« mystery:
"Kept at home lo go
.• hail rerfiS
wnrt of **
B-l«tnrio*. a -
Billy wrote a letter fo SsnH
and when he finished he ssked h '
tber for s check, ••«■»uw'.' s>l
Utile fellow In wny of expl»n ,,l " a
course Ssnls Clnii» b» s 1° l 1( f kll Lg,
era or maybe tim'd K« o( f ,n< ^
on Chrlslmns eve."
"I stipiiose the ptsjpli tt
particularly liable to ffi*
"Why should they her
"Because they are con
"Anyway, coni bus not
go up In price."
"1 don't know shout t"**;
oor Janitor collect» dl w
uld Hg"™ »'
coati»* - !
cHiits u lump.''
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