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I Means | g ** By MYRA C. LANE ... 5 (© 19--. Western Newspaper Union . At forty u great fear began to come Arline Terriss. She and Lee had JL married 12 years; L<*e was five her senior, but women age fast* Jr than men, and she knew thnt she was growing old. It was the common fear of women who are In love with their husbands. From the day when she had seen Hie gpt crow’s foot about her eyes that fear hud gone on increasing. Now it ns something that woke her suddenly the night; and, looking ut las* lleeplna, she would hear the thump w of her heart, and wonder how long she would remain attrac tive to him. They had cared for each other more than most husbands and wives do. But love was not the same, gad had not been the same for years past. Gradually it was waning, that splendid thing that lmd once possessed them <1IH1 >11*' rv 111. \> lll.lt He was so Mini, be would never let her know by word crdeed; but instinct is sure, and Ar llne knew that Lee iiad ceased to care. Not that there was any other woman yet. But Lee showed an Interest in pretty faces that had not once been his. And the fear grew. It had be come a monster that was devouring til that was her, all that wus the best of her Arllne never dreamed how much ghehud lost. Lee concealed his weari ness with consummate tact. But he was a man essentially attracted by beauty, und there was a woman—well, nothing wrong about that, except that they cared for each other, and for that reason had resolved never to meet again. But ut home, sitting at the table and looking at his wife on the other side, a sense of Ineffable weari ness would come over him. Was this the woman whom he had loved, whom he had vowed to love for •ver? The sense of bondage was be coming terrible. And as long as they lived—as lung as they both lived • • • Her face was becoming lined, her hair was streaked with gray; Lee was a young man still. It was impossible to bear it. He must leave her and go where he could be free- not with the other woman— perhaps—but he must at least get away for a while to think things over, to recover tils own soul. He snatched at the opportunity of a business trip which would take him to Chicago for a month. He was a little surprised that Arllne did uot demur, for it was the first time In their married life that they had been sep arated more than a day or two. “I think a little change will do you good, dear,” said Arllne, as she kissed him good-by. Lee went toward the station with the sense of bnving escuped from an Intolerable bondage. He bad hofied that the month’s ab sence would clarify tilings, perhaps re new Ills love for Arllne, but It passed wretchedly, and he was still tom be tween two feelings—his recognition that Arline had come to mean nothing to him and the remembrance of their lives together. All the little incidents of those years seemed suddenly to ^ have assumed a phenomenal impor tance. Anil, instead of coming to some Ir revocable decision, when the month had passed lie was filled with the same uncertainty, the same longing to tie free, the same indecision as ever. Arline had written that she was going to spend a week with her sister, and Lee seized the opportunity to re turn to the empt\ apartment a day or two before her return. And as he looked about tin* rooms, at the well-remembered tilings about him, a new horror of life with Arline cairn- over him. It seemed unbearable. Why could she not at least have kept her beauty? Was it not his right? He determined to leave tier forever —and yet, as that decision was made, his mind flew hack to a thousand com mon trifles, intimacies, caresses. . . . He must leave her. He would soon forget ; and then Arline cared nothing for him. A ring at the hell. He opened the door. Arline stood on tlie threshold— i arum*, anu yei wno: Who was this woman with the pow- ' dered face and rouged lips, the hair, newly dyed golden V This woman of forty vamped tip like a dapper of j eighteen? It made him sick to look | at tier—sick with surprise as well. “Do you like me better, dear? I went to a heauty specialist . . . one has to look smart. . . She was smiling in a timid, forced way. And the pity of it gripped his heart. He saw through the paint and the dye into the lonely heart of the woman; he understood with instant intuition. And lie could never lease her now. “In every way, dear,” he answered, \ pressing ids lips to her vermilion ones. Put It Up to Daddy. An active churchman attends church services regularly, taking his young son with him. Usually tin- youngster j makes no trouble, but on a recent i Sunday the minister was waxing elo quent on the subject ot ilu* “future ! State of the Church.’ As his voice rose in power and vol ume, lie made the rafters ring with the question, "1 ask you what shall be the future glory of the church? A brief pause for breath, and he continued: “I repeat, what shall he the future glory of the church?" The young hopeful turned to his father and said: "You tel! him, dad dy and let's go."—London Tit-Hits. Cures Malaria, Chills and Fever, Dengue or Bilious Fever. It kills the germs. O NO VACATION FOK WKT FOKCF.S Throughout thu past summrr what • 'or may he said of rite prohibition hosts, tho brewers, distiller--. winctnii ' t'-- tttitl nibibers of intoxicating li- \ i|Uors have not coastal their wo: ;. In | tact oho of tho loaders of the wots 1 stat'd recently that the anti pmhibi- | tion workers arc better organized than . they have ever been. ITis view-, as ouoted h\ tho Christian Science Moni • tor sliow that natlontii prohibition has ^ not only forced tin* enemies of probi ' bit ion to cleave together, but it has i made them 'forge new weapons and i adopt the methods of the dry forces." < *uo new policy of the wets is the 'inizzing of Congressional candidates. In the years when they pur tip the'r hardest fights. 101C.. they Hindi the most careful investigation of tlm records of candidates, their associa tions. and their influence, and then, in the light of their findings, came out with recommendations for < engross, and published the word to their J friends, far and wide. Today, as new tactics. tlie\ are seeking an actual pledge from their men to stand for modification of prohibition, and am endeavoring to win over, by their show ot .strength, all those candidates who have weak convictions. Another change from their olden ! met hods coneerns publicity. Formerly, j must of the business of the wets was i done in sin-ropy, hut today, whatever plans are made and executed behind the scenes, the letterhead of the A. A. I’. A shows a list of prominent people who are openly claiming membership in it" organization, and the old wet organ izations which are still alive are pour ing their strength into the newer so cieties. .Much wet" literature is being distribute!, but .appeals are more larg< ly made 1>> means of personal letters and the petitions now being circulated. The first effort is always to obtain nomination- to Congress for known wet sympathizers, and to secure this end the anti drys have not -pared, nor are they sparing, any pains, up pealing to women and men. voters of all parties, alike. And let not the states which have held their primaries, and succeeded in nominating dry candidates, think that there is no further need for watchful ness, for though the effort to replace those members of Congress who have committed themselves to prohibition by their votes, bj well-known wets, is the first move of the anti prohibitionists, when the primaries have not affected Midi results, and the dip candidates have won out, every possible influence i- then to he brought to bear on them to cause them to change their alleg iiiiioe It i- to he a fight all along tbo line, and at no point ;s the firing to The wet organizations declare cease. MISTER MAN ARE YOU DISAPPOINTED BECAUSE YOU HAVE NOT FOUND A BUYER FOR THAT ARTICLE YOU WANT TO SELL? TRY A “FOR SALE” ADLET IN THIS PAPER. GET A LOT FOR A LIT TLE WHEN YOU CAN. ADLETSWORK WHILE YOU REST. So extra delicious With fresh fruits No other food has such an appeal on a hot day as Kellogg’s Corn Flakes! They win fickle appetites, they satisfy hungry folks! As an extra-summer taste thrill, eat Kellogg’s with the luscious fresh fruit now in season. Such a diet is not only ideal from a health standpoint, but it is refreshing! TOASTED CORN flake? ..•/%“* Bttca You can eat Kellogg’s Coin Flakes liberally at any meal because they digest easily. Let the children liave all they want. Insist upon Kellogg’s Corn Flakes in the RED and GREEN package that bears the signature of W. K. Kellogg, origi nator of Corn Flakes. None are genuine without it! Also makers of KELLOGG’S KRUMBLES and KELLOGG’S BRAN, cooked and krumbled CORN FLAKES A openly that they will throw their strength to |hose candidates, regard less of putty affiliations, who show “wet" inelinations, and wil do every thing in their power to eloet them. In the various states, the harking for the wet candidates is a plain indi cation of the regime which may he ex peeled to follow their election. In Cali fornia. it is claimed that bootleggers are contributing heavily to a fund to bring hack wine and beer, and that the leaders of the wine grape assoeia tions are working for the defeat af the Wright Act, that illicit traffic may con finite to flourish in that state. The statement of an official of the New York division of the A. A. I’. A. that "it is ilie moral, religions, and civic duty of every good citi/.en to refuse obedience to the Volstead Act," is going the rounds of the press In Itoston. the National Liberal Alliance, according to the chamber of commerce (which because of its self styled “referendum on the eighteenth Amendment" inves tigated its history i. distributed its straw ballots, and collected its votes, argel.v in places known to have sold liqilor before the adoption of Light eenth Amendment, and its prime mover was once a wet candidate for governor of a western stale In Ohio, it is report <s| that the petitiins for a referendum lo ilit“ people in November asking for ;in itmemlmeut to ilid Constitution foi moilifinition of prohililtion wliieli Inis lioon ii'fiKoil by tlio si*crelnr.v of stale won* generally loft in soft drink plaees iiml pool rooms for signatures, In Illi nois. petitions have l>oen olreiilntod asking for the restoration of wine and las'!-. A correspondent of tin* Chicago liail.v News calls attention to the fact that upon watehing two people obtain ing signatures to the petition, he noth' ed that the physical characteristics of those approached were those of drunk arils, entirely. The state of Kansas is watching the campaigns in the other stales with much interest, it is said, as reminiscent of the "old days" of from twenty to for ty years ago. when that commonwealth went through many of the same exper ienet's she now lieholds her neighbors undergoing The liquor lobby the li qitor press, which repeatedly stated that prohibition was a failure and pub lished news of all the violations pos sible to prove its contention ; most dan gerous of all, perhaps, the influences on elective officials, all these tactics were used constantly, and Kansas still has to "watch out” for her public of ficials, since there are from time to time decided derelictions of duty In connection with law enforcement. Nevertheless, there is no one who will not admit that Kansas is practically a • hone dry" slate and lias prospered thereby. And il remains for the other slates in the I’niou to "hold fast1’ to the policies of Maine and Kansas, with prospect of like victory. Union Signal. FASHION’S DECREE Vos. it's cpiife trite ttiat women’s skirls arc coming down. We mean that they are to he made longer. The men don’t like it. and many of the women arc peeved over the latest decree of fashion. I’m the longer the dress is the more the dressmakers can charge for making it Then the manufacturer who makes the goods, and the merchant who sells them, all get a crack at the customer in the inereasrsl amount id’ material reipiired. Still, there is an element of good in almost everything that come- along. Masculine eye strain will lie consider ably roioved. That "ill compensate some. And now another thought pops out. It will hit the optical people, because there will be less demand for long dis tance magnifying glasses. Shucks! It's all muddled tip the way \ve look at it. The only escape is to tpiil looking. I*.i■ t what red blooded man will volun ta cil \ do t ha t. o VMEKICAMZ VTION M VTKKIAL i in' nmi i' 111 Hu- i-or w ,i m iMiiicimim Mmv'••infill is in receipt of n letter from ilie \atioiiiiI Headquarters of flic N'a tioiml Security League, commending the iiiins of iho Movement iiikI siiying: I tun parficularly interested in the program launched in tin* Forward Edu cation Movement, A competent, well trained teacher, in hearty accord with Ainerican ideals for every child in Arkansas.’’ tears of experience in till grades of schools make me realize that the teaching of American ideals and good citizenship requires a great dt*al of effort and thought, ami i am devoting i my life to helping teachers along that line. Will you announce in whatever wav is feasible to the teachers and others in the Educational Association that I would he glad to help them with advice, suggestions and reference* on the teaching of citizenship or the study of the Constitution of the United States.” This material may be had by addres sing Etta V. Leighton, Civic Secretary, The National Security League, Inc., 17 East Forty Ninth St., New York. Success to all your efforts—if they are worth it.