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STORY Cj ELUSIVE ISABEL Bv JACQUES FUTRELLE ittmjtraflonj hy M Tl NCR I SYNOPSIS If"' Hl.i )' t ltH it f.i l i MKu f ; H III k i li tin etitbitkl Tl..- ticket t tnadf in tin Ml lxb! Thorn I'lil.f i'i nu Dm. . . rt nrvl . find M it . . h hteVi dt I r- it. w ituhj ifti tt to t;i Itfttfl r r nfortii.il i r UBUofi In .nihil n MIpi I ... ' ii who with hT rtimunnlon iI1hm ai i feu'.". , Orm. ii . nv ...i M . Vtflts br il I'miidm ki . (II rir. mill i . ivti tiii Thrno . ;i i dm in ., i .. iierful p : thousand dollar Ii Btnhui I - ri of genof ft ' i. . i ' l i vastlsatlng Hi.' ; .'.. 1 1 M Tli ti ..i MM i , ii k i n i Jrhu Brr.ji ! ffl I .- ti ,!.. t rSBtorvd it new inven-rv in - ! thi dlabppearnnrc of Mnnelcui Ii i.khii states it in ilii ,,i iii , ii klil i n, ! iiml ii mandlng ranann I i 1 mo in tin- i - i i r htuj that he if Prince d'Ahriiasi llrlimi fleufi. In a ii . .-.r!' i ill iI'I'.'.itv II T'lcr. bath Mi" Thorn" and d'Abnm tn N- T. rli an. I placed nn a immii but rtiurn orimii i. -! ,Sk ani. upon regaining r insci utaness hr fin t a ' ti pa' I i '. fri ti , ; i , i Thorns T. iinaplral n .t-. a i . rnmi art- lo a'"l in. ; ' h Iteming .i i'-i heard Irlini urdera d'Abrusal . da llrcy tha .', I ,-. ! pa. i chapter xxiii. (Continued, Mill Tdomo has atat.d Ida mat ti r fairly, I believe, your Highness," anil Ml Qrlmni pi riiittt.-d bh es to 1 1 ri ar -1 a moment en Um flush' i face of tbtl WomM who. In a . wan Me tending him, "lint there in only one thing t.. do HUM Thome ' He wan talking t" her note "Then, la m mid dl" rouroe I' is a problem thai haw only nn.' possible answer the d itructlon of that document, ami the departure nf eon, and you, yoor High ness. r.ir Italy under my personal rare all the way I Imagined Ihla matter had ended Cat day mi the teenier ; it : 1 1 end here, now, to nlgbl " Tho prince glanced again at hia watch, then thoughtfully weighed tit" percussion cap in bli hand, after which with a t itrixiiH laugh, he wall ed over to (lie squat Iron globe In an oppoette eorner of t ti - room if" bent over it ball a minute, then itraigbi tied up Tint t rap, Mr Qrlmttl, hag one ilia- advantage," ho remarked caeualty. "When it Ir attached lo a mine or "Your Silence Would Be Worth Juat How Much?" torpedo it ran doi be dtaconneoted without fltiiiK it. it u gttacbed." H' turned to the otbera "it is needleea to dianiea the matter further Just now If you will follow nil'" Vi will lavo Mr Qrimm hi ro " with a gtrange little cry, tn'ithor anger nor gngUlab, yrt oddly partak- lug of the qnallty ol aech, istthoi went Qnlokty to the prince "How dare yon do Rio'h a thing"" .he d iiinnded Beroely. "It Is mur der." "Tbla la not a time. Mlas Thome. for your Interferon oe," replied the prince coldly, it bag nu panged be yond tbe point where the feellngg "f any one person, even the foellnge of j the woman who ban engineered 'he j compact, can ho considered A single j life can not he permitted to utand In ' tbe way of tli" eonaiiitimatlnn of this ; world project. Mr Olimm alive infers the compart would bo usrleaa, 1 if not Impoeelble: Mr. Qrimm dead j insans the fruition of nil our planB I end hopes. Toil havo done your duty j nnd you have done Ii well: hut now i your authority enda, and I, the ape i clal envoy of" "Juat a moment, plena.' Mr Orlmm interrupted courteously. "Aa 1 un : aleraiand It. your HlghueaK. the mine tfeare In tbe corner Ir ged' "Te ii ug ha peaed to be !:r) for purpoei r nl exp' riiuent " "The cap la gttacbed r "Quito right " The prince laugh' d "And ai thr.e n'olonlti by pour watch, the mine win be find by a wlreleag operator fifteen tulles from here?" "Bomcthlng Ilk" that; yea. very much like thai." eaeented the prince "Tbnnh you l merely wanted to nnderataud it " Mr Qrlnun pulled n I chair up ag'ilnai the door nnd Rtit . down, crowing hia Wk On his knew re ieil thi barrel id a r.volver, gilt lerlng, faaclnntlng, in the onildnrk nea "Now gmtlomen," and In glanced at hia wntcti "it's twentyone minutes of three n'cloek. At ihr' J that mine will egplnde We will nil be in the room when !i happens, un ; lees his hllglineen aeea fit to degtroy I e ri m net " Ky.-s pongi.t eyee, and the prince removed hi" rnnak with a tudden gcg lure in- fro" waa blood lone "If at v mail." and Mr Qrimm get i Mid Thome a quick glance, ' I ghoulrl ay, any pereon, ntfemptg to leave tbla nm I kltoe he will die. and there's hnre chance (hat th pcrcueolon cap will fall tn work 1 i an account fur fIv of von. If there la a rush " I'm. man. If that mine exploder we Mini! til! I.e killed blown to pleees'" bum from I'ti' nf '1," cowled ngure "If t!ie percuealon cap works," gup Minpi"! emotion itruggted in Um e :.'d face of iRnbel na ghe gtudled Mi 'irii'im'a ittipasRivf' countengnce "I ha never disappointed you yet. Mia Thornc," he remarked na If it were an cgptannttun "I ahull not Phe turned 'o the prince "Tonr Hlghneee, i think u needieas " org further." she anld "We have no choice in th" matter; thorn Ir only once courge destroy the compact " Nu' was th.. curt answer. I believe I know Mr Orlmm letter than you do," ahe argued "Yon : V: I ." weaken: 1 know he will i gm not arguing fur him, nor ( t myai if I am arguing agaluvt th" " ! I"-." that will come here In room If the eotnpaet 1 pot de- It'a absurd lo let one man stand In Un- we) " declered the prince angrlh "it might not i.e an Impertlneni question, your HlgdineMt1 commented Mr Qrtmm, "for me to ask how you gre going lo prevent one man aland Ing in the way" quick change re mo over Misa Thome's face. The eyea hardened, the lips were act. and lines Mr Orlmm had never aeon appeared about the mouth Here, Hi a Hash, the clunk of dieotmulatlon was east aald". nnd the woman alood forth, this keen, hrll iiart, determined womra w-bo did i bingo "The compned win he dentroyed," ahe said "No," declared th.- prlnee "ft musl I" dentroyed " "Must ? Must" Io you any must to me?" ' Ye. moot," she repeated Bloodily "and by what nuthorlly plcnso, " "By that guthority!" She drew n tiny. nllgrOOd gold her from her bosom and enat It upon the table; the prince stared at It "In the name of your soverelrn must"' ghe said aqnln Tho prince turned away and b. enn pnefng bock and forth across the ronpi with 'he parchment crumpled in hia hand For a minute or mure Isabel stood watching him "Thirteen minutes'" Mr flrlmm nn nounoeOI coldly. And now broke nut nn eiclted ehnt ler, n bnhel of Pi. nch. Englleh, Ital ian Spanish ; tlmae masked and cowled ones who had held Bllenoo fur ao long all began talking at once One of them gnatched ni lie i rumpled Oompacl In the prhkOO'g hand, while all crowded around him arguing Mr Qrimm sat perfectly siiii with the re volver barrel renting on his knees. "Eleven minutes'" he gnuounood gain Suddenly tin- prlnee lurned violent ly on Mlas Thornn with rage-distort ed faee "Do you know what It means to you If 1 do as you snv?" ho demanded aaeagoly "it means you win he brand ed aa trnltnr. Hint your name, your property--" "If you will pardon me, your High neas," she Interrupted, "the power that I have used was given to ine to iiao: I have used It It la a mailer to be sell led between mo and my gOVI rnment, nnd us far aa n affects my person la of no consequence now. You win degtroy the compact." "Nine mlnutea'" said Ml Qrimm monotonously. Again the hnbol broke not "Do we understand that you want to see the compact?" one of the cowled men naked suddenly of Mr Qlimm as he turned. "No. I don't want to gee It I'd pre fer rot tn see It." With hatred blazing In his ees Hie prlnee made his way toward the lamp, holding a parchment lownrd the blaze "There's nothing cIbo lo he don' ." he exclaimed savagely. "Just u moment, please," Mr fliiinm Interposed quickly "Miss Thornc, Is that the compact?" She glanced nt It. nodded her head, and then Ihe flame caught the fringed edge of paper. It crackled, finshed. flamed, nnd at Inst, a thing of nshes. was Mattered or the floor. Mr Qrimm moo "That la all, gentlemen," he an nounced courteously. "You are free to go. You, your Highness, and Misa Thome, w ill accompany me." He held open the door and thorn waa almost a scramble to gst out. The prince and Misa Thornn waited iitil the lost. "And. Mlaa Thornc, Ir you will giro us i lift tn your carf Mr Qrimm re ; ! "It It ao four sUruiee of tin e " i nut' mobile csme In tnewer to a signal, and Ihe three In sll' iice en tired i' The ear trambled and has Jusl begun in move when (Vimm re- niembered something nnd leaped om Walt for lie'" he called "There'll a lean locked in the eon! bin!" He disappeared Into the house, nd 'I ss Thome With a gap of horror it!: back In her si at with face like chalk The princ glanced uneaeliy ai hia aatchi then spoke curtly in the "Run il " ear up mil of danger: there'll bo nn explosion there In a Thi had cue p riint'-- a hundred 1 i' tin- building they bad Just lefl etned tn ! lined bodily from ih' ground by a great -pun of name 'nil lore through it center, then eollapaed Ilk a thine of rarda The prince unmoved glanced around nt Mi - Thornn; oho lay in dead faint l" aide him. On :,le .ol." lie rommnnded "Hub CHAPTER KIV, The Personal Tnuatlon. Campbell i :: , d talking nnd dp earnestness 'hat had settled I face passed, leaving Inroad Innk. Inscrutable mask of be- "Ynu, Your Highnesi,. and Miss Thorne. Will Accompany Me." nevoloneo behind which his clock like gi i iua was huliitualiy hidden, Tho choleric blue eyes of Ihe president of the I'nited states shifted Inquir ingly tn the thoughtful countenance ol tin secretary of suit'' nt hia right, j thence along the table around which the official family waa gathered it wns a special meeting Of tho cabinet .ailed at tli" auggestlon of I'hlif Campbell, and for more than an hour , ho had done the tuklng T in re had been no Interruption. "Bo much I" be concluded, al laat "If there Is any point 1 have not made clear Mr Qrimm is here to explain it iii pereon." Mr lirimni rose at Ihe mention of , his name and stood with iiis bands clasped behind bis bnek. His eyes met those of the chief executive Hit leooly I "We undorotandi Mr Qrimm," the president began, and b" paUOOd for an Instant tn regard the tail, clean cut : young man With n certain admiration, "we understand that there does nut actually exist such n thing aa a Latin j compact aguinat the Englleh speaking peoplea?" "On paper, no," waa the reply "You personally prevented the sign , Ing of Hie compact?" iTu HK CONTINL'ED.) WHERE IS CIRCUIT RIDER? Old-Fashioned Itinerant Preacher Seems to Have Vanished From Present-Day Warld. What has become of tho old clr'-ult rider' lie aeemB to have gone, to nave vanished entirely from the prea eat-day world, although to the older generations he figured In the IIVOO of the people to Whom he ministered In their day the circuit riders knew little of home or rest, for each tind from aoven to fifteen parlahes. miles apart from each other. When nigh' overlook the circuit rider and his home thla waa tho mlnlater'a naual mode of travel he stopped with some member of one of hia parishes. And ho It anld It wns great honor. Indeed, to have the great fortune to entertain the minister nt a meal or over night Probably the much overworked mull would get to Bpend one night In ri week at home, perhaps not that. His life wnB uncertain and wnnderlng. but his faith waa that which "passeth nn dcratandlng " Hut hia daya were ntim bared and arc gonq, probably never t" be revived He wna a figure, however. Hint Ib typical of the ploneera of Amor lea he knew hia duty and wsb faith fui in the performance of it They Are Tinkering With Pisa. According to the findings of u royal Commission appointed to Investigate tbe present condition of the Loaning Tower of Pfam, It appears that. Inatl ad ' of being supported on a musalve found ntlou, the tower rests on a ring shaped masonry base! with an In- ner diameter of 24 feet ;iu Inches, t exactly the same as the Inner dl.itne eter of the lower The tower Is about 177 fuel high, and in 1829 Is aald to have been 14 feet D Inches out of , plumb; alnce that time Its Inclination haa been increased by an additional i 0.00u5 foot per foot of ltd height, in ' 124 an eurthqunkc caused a deflection 1 of about live Inches. On Bargain Day. Gentlemen Er where can I find tho allk counter? Floorwalker Third battle to tbe right. Judge Mil ! r" f I II : E I MISSOURi NEWS To Protect Missouri Cattle. i Giosnbla To curb tiiberculoeis iu li anil prevent importation ul dib it! cattle. tJov. lladley lias ii-sin d iroc tarnation providing rules for lav ortatlon of oattle from every elate id In I nnm Into Missouri. Til.) rules rovide ior Inspection of uii cattle m c imported, the Issuance of health crtlflcatee and th" adt&loalon of cat Ii with inspection on oonditlon thai boj be held in quarantine until In- ted The regulations apply lo all ry and oattlo for breeding pur Fire Insurance Men Elect. Itigflold. - The annual convention stale Association of County ul i 'ire Insurance companion d the following officers: .1 n s. l-'ayette, president; W II . Richmond, vlcepreeldent; W, owera, Meadvllle. treasurer, ami . Bhottac, Slielblna. secretary. itlve committee J. H. Shore Slums, and C. K. Yancey. Call i, Moniteau county, was cboeea e place for Ho 1911 convention Bocms Lakes to Gulf Road. rjlumbla. A gull to the lakes high i tinning through stale cupilals of lisiann, Arkansas. Missouri. Iowa Mtiineaota is a plan behind winch Columbia Commercial ciub has lied Itself, and iettOTO are being iten to eommorcfal clubs of nil icipal towns on the proposed up Ittry highway, lo urge them to gel state governments at work on the uoril Ion. innion Milk N'aid From Vandalia. hlcago, III. Miss Bllaahoth Miller, e homo h Vandalla, Mo, is re me the congratulations of her dl on being declared the "chain milkmaid of the world" by ihe Of the milltiug contest ul the "iiul Iluiry Show Mis.-. Miller said being awarded tin- prtao it wus snort, nod Ihal .-In- was ulad 1 .- i td been ralsi d on i ii" farm 3ank C.-tB $11,108 Verdict. ' i (field I'he Oaten Slty Nation hank of Kansas City was awarded erdlel of Sti lus against ihe lie ci Merchants and Miners' hank of .la. Hie award le'lng made sololy n i L Rtipple, one of the runner -tors of the bank The suit waa ighi iu Hie circuit coun of Law cniinlv, and w;u hrought to iKli'-ld on a chani-e of venue. Nolen'a Salary Is Tied Up. : Jefferson City. -A temporary injunc ! Hun Issued by Judge John M. u n . Ilemt of ihe t 'oie oounty circuit court win restrain state Auditor Cordon from thi paymeni "f further aalarj and expenses to John H Nolen until j the injunction proceedings brought b) i the Missouri waterway commission I art hoard on their merits November Stork Gains on Grim Reaper. Jefferson City -The atork gained rapidly on Hie Qrlm Reaper Iu Mis- j ouri during He- quarter ending June "0. there being 16,807 binds and 10,. "02 deaths during kpril. May and 'une. Those figures are contained in the iirst quarterly bulletin Issued by ho slate board ol health under ihe new law empowering the board to ather and publish such Information. Gets Damages for Cold Car. Jefferson cit) Damages for $."oo have been awarded to Mary K. ltonrk. heraiiKe the Missouri I'acillc fulled to lient u conch In which alio was a pus--enger Iroin St Louis to Jeff 01 SOB City, The woman alleged she became ill us the result of the experience Rha naked for 10,000 damages The I rase wns tried in the circuit court. Ozark Commercial Club Planned. Bpringfloid - Arrangonaento were perfected here to hold a mooting of ropraaontatlvcs of ait .ommcrcisi inbs iii tins part of the state Thurs day, Daeemb r tl, in conjunction with he Oiarl. Eand Congress, lo perfect nn orgnnl2.it ion lo be known as the izurk Commercial Congreoo, The ipringfleld club ami the Bpringfloid Vottng Business Men's assoeiat ion will- i uoid a banquet for 100 ruBtoro, Plana 'ii organize Hie Southwest Mlssoui'i I 'reel Club will bo completed at tho ante time, mid the members will bo iiests at the banquet Wedded as Train Speeds. Bpringfloid owing aa enamored BitOf and relatives the slip, Miss 1'an ie Thompson, u pretty school tsaoh- j r of Weat l'lalns. hurried to the I'ria o depot, where she was Joined by a j tiore successful wooer, a minister, a bridoamald and best man. The party boarded the train and while speeding it u mile a minute clip toward Spring- I I'.eld. Miss Thompson was married to I tarn ay Little, a prosperous young farmer of tfowell county. Fireman Killed Under Engine. Springfield Pinned beneath his en gine, John Qllpln, a FTieoO fireman. ,vn: killed at AohgTOVO, thirty mllea I lorihwcat. His engine, pulling n ba iniia eztra. rolled down an embank j ndntt Kngliiecr Humphrey escaped, j Girl's Assailant Caught. Itlch Hill Miss Bva Adama, 16- I r ear-old daughter of c. T. Adams, a ! armer living seven mllea north, was lttacknd nenr her homo and a man be described w as captured by a posae ii automobiles. i r Flavia's By DOROTHY (Lupyiigtit, ioi I, . Athu And What Is Miss ItaiiFom's opln I !on on the subject ?" Krlc Hope lurned doUbomtoly and faced the girl who had remained al ien! during the tftacuaslon Kor a aerond s,e met the cold blue eyt'B nf his. und then Bald, not defiantly, bui calmly and with a Juat BOtWO ol hav Ing reasoned her wortlB: "Children nro very wonderful but I think they are by no meant the only ; blessing In the world, nor do I con sldei- tbem essential to the com plots happiness of a man ami n woman " Flavin's cool, undisturbed glanee rested for a moment on Krlc Hope's ( face He returned the look Steadily, then replied with n short laugh: "It Is rather unfair to Judge all 1 bapplneos from jour own nnomotlonnl . standpoint" I A deep flush mounted Flavin's face For n second It seemed to ihe dinner ginsta thai an open battle w;ib Ittiiul nenl They waited Tor Flavin to j peal A low ripple of mockery preredci! her answer "How absurd of you to I Suppose, Mr Hope, lhat I would Judge thai question from my own Binnd point" she laughed unrestrainedly and swept 111 the circle of guests with an affectionate smile "Every one here knows that ny voice Is my child. ' my love and my world; It gives plena lire to my friends, Infinite Joy to my : Molf. end " she paused and finished half lerloualy "what child, no matter how wonderful, could do more?" A aboil silence followed her words Tom Nicholson's voice broke It "Hear. hearV he erled T think you've bit the nail pretty nearly on the bead, Maria." "Tom'" Connie Nicholson flashed nn Indignant glance at the father of Thomas. Jr "My .barest Connie," put In NTrhnl son. quickly, "I referred only to Fla vin's particularly unique happlneeo. Why, thai frngmeni of humanity in the clothes basket upstairs was the anving straw to our dotneatlo " "Tom'" I- ric Hope laughed aloud "You've put both feel In It now." be said Suddenly n blank look overapread Ton' Nicholson's face "That reminds me, Connie; who is going to stay with Stepped Out for a Breath of Air. rbomao, Jr., tonight? Nurse won't be back until tomorrow nnd I promised Drake's we'd be over." A Bath of happlncBB lighted up Connie's fare, then died nwny with a heavy sigh "iti have to call up gktna ami loll her we or rnlher 1 can't come." she snld bravely " tul break up the w hole lilonn Ing crowd. " growled Iter J'.tiBlmnd. "Can't yon tie the clothes basket on the hack of the carriage and luko him along?" "And bump my precious boy over ten miles of rocky road nt 3 o'clock tn ihe morning' Boeldoa, It's a hnsi nette nut a clothes basket " "Thla makes the acventh dance Ve've missed on account Of that nurse." finished Tom. lamely Kin via laughed. "Why don't you Buy baby when It's on the tip of your tongue?" Site dared not meet the blue eyes nf Hope Something told her thai bo wns not appreciating the humor of the situation "ITavia, dear," sighed Connie, "you are so blunt." "Not blunt," returned Flnvla "eenslblo, And I am going to be even more sensible nnd offer to atny with the baby I don't cure a thing nhout dancing, and besides." b!ic went on hurriedly as If desirous of hiding her pleasure. "I havo u new book of bal lads." "Mut It Ib auchni a sacrifice," put In Connie, hopefully. "Sacrifice''" cnnie the clear voice of Hone "We all heard Miss Hnnsom say thai her music constituted her World tn that case ahe la merely hid ing her desire to he rid of us." There was .a lingo ot bitterness underlying his words "1 hope, Mlaa Hansom, that vour voice-child will never call forth n sacrifice." "A child of spirit can scarcely do that." Flavla flung her retort at him half in mockery nnd half in pain; bis Lullaby DOUGLAS La lad Lllerar) iu.) words had penclrated beneath the outer ( aim. ' You two certainly love each oth er." laughed Tom Mel Olson "We do" tine HOP. BOOkS while he lighted a cigar ami bcid Plavis'a eyes tnrnugh the emoke An hour inter Flavin stood 0UI OH the wide vernqda nnd watched the others depart H was an exquisite moonlit nlgbl She ratio r ciivi. il them the ten mile drive I hate to leave you till alone. ' satd . lonnla, i um supremely happy," wtiiaiH-red Flavla "and unafraid " As they drove oft down Ihe lane of elms they beard the rich boi canto 'ones of Flavla singing an aria I rum "Fatisi." "She certainly ions bet music." laughed Nicholson Tt la everything la Hie world to her." chimed in Connie "la It "" mused Hope Flavla remained al Ihe piano nn HI the clock struck n T in old servant had long since retired and Flavla topped out lor a breath of cool ulr before going upstairs a persistent rain had begun in lull. Flavla Imped It would nop before Ihe party returned She weal up In Ihe nursery nnd peeped nt Ihe sleeping child For a long time she stood gni Ing til dim with unseeing eve.. I hen she lurned away and llowl) wsnl 10 her room There wns u strange, brooding look In her eyes and when she had braid ed her bnlr In two long lulls In Biole a quirk glance nl her reflect lou Then she envered her face with I. "ill lunula lo hide what she had seen there Her luce grew hot nnd she stood for a long time before the open window watching the storm break over the night. Then she Hipped again to the aide ol 'he cradle end, milking sure Hint the Infanl Slept, crept Into her own bed Towmd midnight, w hen the Mora was at Its height und lbs lightning naabed vividly u man dripping and soaked entered tbe house He sen' stealthily up the stairs und slipped into one of the rooms of which iho door was open A terrible crash ol tbundei rem the air Flavin Jumped up haatlly, flung on a soft pink something and nenl bw in ly to the nursery she nicked up Hie mall bundle und cat t ied him Into Hie big lounge, purring tender nothings Into hia liny ear Ills crying ceased after a moment and the man In the open room emerged to follow the sound oi Flavian voice. She was sitting In n low Wicker chair, impervious to the storm, to anything save the amnll atom In her arms The pink something had fall en nwny from her neck anil she cud died the baby cI.ibc as she crooned h. r lullaby to him The man knew that he waa listen lag to FlaVla's voice, hut It was s Flavla of whom be hn.i only dreamed. Small wonder the child al.pt Her voice was soothing and so warm witn love that It drew the man Into Tie room and down on hia knees beside her "Don't waken him," tho girl mid "Lift him carefully Into his basi nette " He trembled na he took the baby from her urniB. but all he said wns, "la that clotboa basket with the pink Bluff his hUBlnette?" "Y.s." snld FlSVla, "nnd when he is Safely there you may go down to the library I will conic down later and you mny tell me how you came through IhiB dreadful storm I sup pose Connie and Tom will not attempt It." "I will UII you nothing ol the kind," he said under his breath. Saving Pennies. "Saving pennies has become qulta an Industry among largo number of women In this city." said the receiving teller In a nntlonnl hank. "The same onefl come In here regularly to cash their pennies for bills Some of Mum have four or five hundred coppers to exchange for bunk note In m.iBt of the rases the women keep wooden or pnat.hoard box.B as savings bunliB. and whenever they find a penny in their pocketbooka It Is transferred to (be box. "Every night Ihe men In the house holds examine their change and give the coppers to their wives. They tell me It surprises them bow the pennlcB soon creep to lurge proportions. With the bills changed for the pennies the women have pin money und can buy n hnt, a piece of inc.? and other ur tl.Tca that appeal to the feminine eye without getting on their kneea to their husbands "One woman who is a regulnr vis itor here ulwnys breaks a five cent piece for change, even though Bhe haa plenty of pennies to complete a pur chase. It Is In r rule to gather as many coppers lis possible." A Model Stockholder. Cohenstein (to his chauffeur I iio slow on dls ron.lt, undt don't hit no telegraph poles' I chust got some stock In der V OS lorn Cnlon!" l'uck. . Nicely Tinted snd Engraved. "Owens gave me a check tor the twenty be owes me. I)o you think It Is good?" "Perfectly If you wish to frame It,"