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h president of United
State. Horn
llnrdln coun
ty, Ky Feb.
12, ISO.); died
April l.'i. IMS,
hnvlnit been
shot In buck
of lie.'iil the
night before
nt l-'ord'Hthc-
, nlrr li.v .lolin wtlket iinnm, iih
T snln. In-si-endcd from Qiuikcr
rmnily or Uiigilsti origin. I hp
cuts exceedingly poor. Settled
Willi family In Imllmiii In ISHi
ami In Illinois In ls.".n. Wiih
fiirni laborer, storekeeper, sur
vryor. rnptnlti In Mack lluvvk
jj" war. Whig member of Illinois
X legislature lSIM'J. Wills iiiimii
$ her or congress 1M7-I!'. Admit-
I cil to bar In IKiit. UN debate
T wild Stephen A. Houghis In IS.1S,
y In which Lincoln took pronounc
i, cd stand ugaluM slavery iih an
4' Institution, nltnii'li'il niillonnl nt
X tpiitlon. NonilnalHit for pretl.
dent by lliitiblli'iin party In
X lft. elected, In.iii-.Miriili il Mart'h
4, IW!I. At executive Iih hull
lllltl ho SCNOIIt pl'ldllclll of the
A, civil Wlir. lilllilllclpUlol nil m-
2' gro shivot iik a u n r iiiciiuic ...
i Jan. I. I MSI. Itoch-cte.1 prcsl- :j:
tlctit In ISill.
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tbor of tln Declaration of Inde-
pcmlcnrcnml '
of I he Ylr- .
glnlu Statute ;
l-'rcitlom ami ,
I'm her of tint
1'lilverslty of
Virginia." At
Ills own re
iplet these
wonlt wrri!
rnrriil Uion hit mnilwiiiiio. .lef.
fcrsnn nppilivtitl.v regarding I ti
ncldcvciiioiilt aw mntv Itnpur- .
Hint I him I he fact that In1 pencil
two term a president of the .
United Suites. Uo wax born at ;
Shudvvcll. Va.. April b'l. ITCt, nml
illcil nt 'Moiitlecllo. Va., .Inly I, ,
ISja Secretary or -.tali ITIi!t.
Vlcu president I7H7-OL I'reb ;
(lint IHlll!): eleeleil lit cniiilldutn.
or Dcinoeiiillc-llopulillcuii putty,,
which Iio founded, 11 wu-f
through JonViui Ilnil Hie vaL
(lomnlii of the LoilHIana leiilt
lory tvim niMeil In Hie I'
I- Slalit nml aNo Unit of (lie Ore.
'" pin coiinlry.
v.i.fJ't f
iii:niiv waiih iii:i:rin:it-
Pulpll nnilor ami editor. Horn
I. Iteh flclil.
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fiF L'l, isi:i: iiieii
it roo k i y ii,
tirailnateil nt
Amlicrst anil
n f I e v waril
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tilt father at
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J loUlll M'lllb
Hill,,, II
irreKiillonitl rwiflnr at Liiwrcnre-
Inirt; ami InillanapolN, Iml., ami
In IMvmontb church. Hrookl.vn.
X Coiinei:tcil. with an aiillxliivciy
wtr In ('Inclnnatl, eilltor for
2 tu;o yearn of Hie Imlepemleiit,
T New York, nml fur nine yeart
2. ot".tlie''lirlHtliin Union. New-
York," .MnU imllllcnl jiiecclien
X In ninny eainpalmit, leiiurcil ex-
iPin-lvely anil wrote many bookt.
.. viVstlutP'' I be inoti
tL Hirer of
of hit Uiiy. fmi'liiK the
blvlt' war "Npokc In llimlnnd In
X fiVv'atr'bf the t'nliiu ami moillllcil
f- IHllilliVfU'lllllllcnl.
S-iHf-WVSjv-? t t it 't
i-J--'t't--. i4' '-J'!'?"ft't't
"Jlt'Ai.rn WAi.no kmkiison
X 'l-'aimiim- Atnerlcan ettayNt,
poc-t ami lei-'
tinvr; lemler
of the creat
m o v e
nionl. Horn
lloHtmi, May
'..', isicijiileit
0 O II ! O I' ll,
Miihh., April
7, 18KJ. Wn
lpiiilllfi t n d
from llitrvunl In 1K21. Uulta-
T rlmi cliTKyuian lu UoKtnn 1820-
Um, quiiiinK puipii iivruiiHU oi iu
.vniifhiK llbt'rullsllc views on re
ildon. Ili-gun career hh lecturer
flu 1833 an1 i-ontiuued nearly for
'ty'j'earH. Settled ot Concord In
1K3J. Ilecuino known a "the
Hugo of. Concord." Ills essays,
In two volume, first and second
series, mailt him world famous
nml remain to this day his chief
t-lnlui to Immortal renown. Km
crKou nNo wroto a limited nam.
Iter of poems, man of which are
J of blftb class as poetry,
1 ill
X It T 1.
I Jimmy s Jolt I
i ,1
Jimmy was perfectly honest, but he
was careless.
"If thnt boy," said Atkinson, the
senior partner, "would only stcudy
down and attend to wbnt In; Is doltiK
and life n little common neiise Inrttrnd
of being so Infernally helter-skelter.
he'd bo all right! I'd have hopes ol
bis growing up Into n financial pov.-ot
In l-HSnlle street! lies the rort Hint
you tuke Into the firm out of nelf-dc
fense. ami he'd bright ns n dollnr!"
"Hrlght as the dollnr of mine h
lost when 1 sen! hltn for cigars, I
suppose," added llrndy, the, Junior
partner. "Yes. .Homo's nil right In
his way. I can't help liking the kid.
It's a comfort to have an office bnj
around with human IntelllKenrf, nftet
some p'w had. lie Just needs n Jolt,
that's all."
"Well, he'd better get It pretty
fillck!" growled Atkinson. "Those pa
pers he lost ou the way over to
Smiths cuiiM-d the dickens or n row
tr yon want to get rid or anything
lust to ge to Jimmy to take some'
where! If he sat op nights jilntininr
how to lose things with nentuess ami
dlspiileh he couldn't succeed better'"
It tcntly looked serious for Jimmy
llrndy, gllmpKltig the hoy's bright
cheerful face, felt a good dent of eon
ccm. .1 Imiiiiv was the sort thnt np
peitled to ) (Hi J on wntited In help
him on,
Two days later llnidy rang the bell
for Jimmy. He handed the hoy a
hank hook slid a hank hill. "I want
you to lake this," he said, dlstlnrtly
"nt once to (he hank. You'll have In
hurry to get there before cIomIiip
time. And he riiretul how you carry
It, because. If you'll look Hi the hill
you'll see It's a big one It's a thou
siiml dollar note."
"(ice!" hrcnlhcil Jimmy. He held
the bill In the evtrelile Hps of bis flu
gers ns he turned It over. "Never mw
one before!"
Then he departed
Atkinson, during this little episode
liml sal staring at his partner unhe
llevlngly. As the door closed nftei
Jimmy hr mowieil bis breath,
"'Have you gone ipille IiikIiiic?" he
"Nope." responded Hindy.
"He'll luxe It, sure as shooting!" de
dared Atkinson.
"I'rnhahly." mlmllted llrady. Mill
calmly. ;
"Now I Know you're Insane!" con
eluded Atkinson. Then, with a sin lit.
of hN shoulders, he Hung aniuiul ii
his desk. ;
Fifteen minutes later Jimmy wnljicd
In. He came as though Invisible
i olds weie pulling his reel against his
will ami his usually cheerful face wn
chalky white. He opcnci his Hps
once or twice, hut no sound raiue
forth. Then ho crumpled up Into a
"I told you!" said Atkinson, Jump
lag to his feel and glowering at
"Wlmt's the trouble, Jimmy?" Hskeil
J)rrtdy, In Ills usual tone.
"I I lost It!" Jimmy got out. In n
strangled voice. "Honest. Mr. Hrady.
I don't see how I could uv! It's gone!
A thousand dollum!" Ho almost hissed
the last three words to express thell
aw fulness,
"Did you take It out or )our pocket
after .von left this room?" Hrady
Jimmy nodded miserably "I showed
It to Snm In the office nut there,
'calico I knew he'd never seen one,
neither! An' then I stopped once In
an alley to look at It, 'cause I knew I
wouldn't have a chance nt the bank!
I was right at the hank, so I didn't
put It back lu my pocket, hut I held
It with the book tight In my hand!
An' when I got to the hank window It
was gone!"
Hi ady coughed and did not look at
the wietched Jimmy. "I'll haw the
police look for It," he said. "Mean
while, you go home, Jimmy, while I
decide what to do with ,ou! You've
always been cureless, and scolding
doesn't seem to make any Impreiiblon
on you, hut tills Is the limit!"
Jimmy crept out,
"He looked as though he was going
to he hanged," cnnimenteil Atkinson,
'Pretty rxpenstvu experiment ol
jours, Hrady!"
"That's all right," said Hrady. "Jim
my's got something to think about,
now I"
"I'd think I hud, too. if I'd thrown
away $1,000," said Atkinson.
ft was nearly noon next day heforr
llrndy summoned Jimmy, who had
been wpvlllng In the outer olllce all
morning to learn his fate.
"Have they found It?" ho gasped
out, ns soon ns be got Inside,
"No," snld Hrody, shortly. Then h
saw Jimmy's face, llrady has a ten
dcr heart,
"Look hero, sou," ho said, "1 guest
you've hud your Jolt, I was dead sun
you'd lose thnt money when I starlet'
you out, because you are never any
thing but careless. And I wanted you
to, see what trouble you'd eventually
get Into If you didn't cultivate a little
responsibility. H was a counterfeit
note, and a bad one, at that, and not
worth a copppr cent. Dut, you see. It
might have boon real. Do you
"Ob, Mr. Brady!" half sobbed Jim
my, In an agony of relief, "I'll never
be careless .again, s'lon's 1 live!
Never! If I can stay!"
"Confound you!" Atkinson said to
Brady, when Jimmy had shut the door
ear fully after nim. "Tou bad bm u
watt aa worried aa you. bad JlMNrl?
LiniDower wns u btcs! hellnvor In
Individual rights ond so far as read-
itig his wife's correspondence was con
cur n I'd he would have been as likely to
listen at keyholes or steal candy from
Still, hid wife being awny from
home, he wnnted a list of luniks they
bad tnadu out together, so he rum
maged In her desk to Mud it. When be
unfolded tho paper he took to he th
list be found It closely written over
In n uucer. Jerky style, und It Leg.m';
"My Darling!" Now, In the first phiei
It was not Lnuipowcr's writing, In th
iccond plate, what right had any nth
cr mnn to call Louise his dm
ling? Or she to let him? I.au.
power, with frowning brows nnd
compressed lips, unbelievingly nnd
grimly rend through the amazing epb
tie. For It wns atiia.lug! Lntnmiver
had written n lew love letters himself
In the course of n tempestuous youth
ful existence, hut he never remeni
he red bursting Into anything like this
It took bit breath nwny.
'Tlic idlol!" he said out loud as h
tllllrhcd. He loutid he was clutching the pa
per In both bands as though to tear
II, so he smoothed It out carefully uml
refolded It. Then ho found It hnd
been merely the lop Idler on n pile of
similar ones, They had lain in the
far lecess of the pigeonhole. Keeling
that he might us well know the worst,
he drew out all the letters and went
through them, They were all In the
snme writing, but the form of nddress
varied, Sometimes they began "Sweet.
heorl," or "My Own," and once ll was
Just "Deur One!"
I.atupower gave vein ton groan thnt
was mostly n growl. It made him sick
to think of Louise losing her head
over nunc long-hatred chap with po
etic tendencies. He knew the fellow
who could wide such rubbish must
he the sort that a normal mail would
like to kick. Ami Louise hnd liked
lluit sort of thing! That was evident
Irom the dle or letters, which, by the
way, were denuded of their envelopes.
Clever of her! For n pile of fold
ed sin-els of paper would not look sus
picious. Then, naturally, she did not
expect Lampower to ptowl through
hi r desk.
They were rhapsodic hursts, almost
Impel Mimil lu their riivliiKM. Only oc
casionally was tin; beauty of LouUc's
eyes Or hair mentioned. .Mostly tin-
letteis weie dfxy Hinrlngs lu u sen
of lluliilub that uiaile a m:ni feel as
though he had hecu eatlm; too many
miirshmallows ami bud poudcied Hiig
ar scatter) d over his face clear up lu
his ears. Ami these untpenkahly nau
seating effusions had been sent to
bin Louise?
What gol t.ampont,!- tlx- hardest was
the discovery that she cared for such
stiilT lie had always I n proud ol
her common sense. When he had
written to her before they were mar
ried he had always been careful to
prune his effusions und to be chary of
unloading too much adoration ou pa
per for fear of her disliking It, And
now she was cherishing these!
That wus the most of his dismay.
Lampower bad a fulr amount of con
celt, so not for a minute did be worry
nhoul Louise's being In love with the
Jellyfish who had written these letters.
Of course, It hurt him to find that
he did not fill her life aa completely as
he had thought, and she had forgotten
her dignity sufficiently to be fascin
ated by these mnunderlngs of an Im
becile. Ills Illusions went crushing all about
his ears us' he snt mechanically piling
the letters up und then spreading them
out at random. Knch time his eyes
caught. a phrase or sentence he almost
snorted, And yet, us be told himself,
one docs not snort with n broken
heart, and ussuredly his benrt wus
nnt broken! .
Then, Just us while-hot needles ol
nngulsh began In sear him and the
blood began In rush In his fuve, he
heard Ixjulne cnmi in, He got to his
feet with the letters lu his hand and
stood before her. That she looked .
I.. nil-,ifi,fl. ! Biltit a wt 1
particularly carefree and pink
blooming was an added Insult,
Lampower simply bold the letters'
out to her. "What are these,?" haln
quired In n reprececd voice. It was
(pilte like a scene from a play .and
he Mt It.
Louise, behaved us be had expected
she would when confronted by expos
ure. She mude a dnsb toward the let
lers. "Ob!" she cried, In n tremulous
voice. "I woldn't have you see those
for thn world! Thay you see thnt
class I belong to (or tbe study of Eng
lish makes us compose things, and
Mrs. Sponson had to write a scries ol
ove letters In the romantic stylo and
then I had to compose the answers!
It's to make us fluent, you knowl And
'you'd simply roar If you read 'em, be
cause they're awful stuff, Jim!" si
with a woman's clairvoyance abe guess
ed a' little of what had happened, "did
. ..... . A ..m . A
yqil UuVO uu fvau IUVIUI AHU fUHi
ihonht ob. my goodness, you' nevet
thought that t'aey were real"
Lampower looked at his wife, who
had sunk Into a chair, choking with
giggles! He felt himself shrinking,
"Certainly not!" be said, hastily. "1
never thought any such thing!"
And ura Launtwir was kind
MMik to let H H at that
i- e ----
' "Don't win tiorfuxilv ,tin nn n ,tmci
you have had good things In?" cried
the girl with the blush-rose complex
Inn, draping an affair of silvery tissue
tenderly over n hanger nnd pinning s
sheet round nhoul.
The other girl disentangled slxhnlr
plus and a Jeweled clasp from her tic I
before shn spoke. "I surely do, deal','
she replied "They Ret to seem al
most liumnn, don't thev? The hoo
dooes are Just as bod ns the other kind
are iI'-HkIiIIuI the gowns that you slm
ply cniinnt have n decent evening In
(hough you bought them nt the very
best plnce In town and have don'
eveiy thing to Ibem you can Ihlul; ol
to bleak I he spoil,"
"i'h huh!" a, , reed the blush-rose gli''
ingerly, her Hps hampered by pins
'It's no use trying to change the luck
of them, thoiiich you do everything
Iiiiiii wearing them the very first nlghi
Jack Is built Irom the Philippines tc
llaiplng them about nt the Country
club. Hateful things! They Just dc
Ii on puipoe!"
"I wonder, though," murmured tin
oilii i' glil. pensively, sitting down on
:he edge of thu bed.
What, dear?" naked the hltisli roti
glil iticouinglngty.
"Ob, nnlhlng, I believe I won't sny
it. Only, do you ev.-r think of the re.i
mis for your gtlllng different parts o
our wardtolie? The occasion, yon
know, that seemed to call for a new
Lilly winp. though atlerward you ten!
Uc that you might Just as well havi
torn the old one and saved your monev
foi thu hiuisu party expenses? Ann
whenever you wear that wrap after
Mini you teiiieiuher how disappointing
ll nil was lor a minute."
"Oh, yes," chimed In the blu:ih-ios
tlrl, "Hut you I cull,' didn't have K
net that party wrap lor the great Mr
Hmllh-I'opsou's box parly, becnuso b
wasn't that sort of box parly at all; I
as only an Informal little affair. Tin
real reason you blew In your dollnn
was that your hostess' nephew camt
back to town the week belore and
every bod; said"
"Stop this Instant, yuu little wluh!'
gasped the other girl, "You nro u
pcrleet clairvoyant!"
"Just u guess, my dear," placlc'.ly re
liirned the blush-rose girl, pinching tin
eyebrow Into a tidier Hue. "We all
do it. Hut I never thought before how
It applies to everything one possesses
Why, yon could go straight through
your things nnd If ;ou were perfectly
honest, cross-your-henrt, how nmny
pieces could you find that you got Just
to be In rcndlucH for the season of
to look as well as the other glthi
I always wait, I do believe, mil 11 I
have u special leasun,"
"Hut ll Is the lust, thing any girl
would he really honest about," mur
mured the other girl, feeling In the
writing desk for her shoe-trees.
"Of course. I was so ctoss the oth
er night ut the Whltbya when I caught
myself "lulling I hadn't broken my
neck to got my bracelet buck from the
repair shop. I upset the entire, fam
ily uhinit siting It In time; left fa
ther biting his lips, Hob slamming the
door und mother shocked and unhappy
because sister Jane culled me a selfish
pig. The term hardly seemd to appy'
or was that Just my conceit? And
then suddenly It occurred to me that
tbe whole disturbance was because of
that silly remark somebody made, and
! ou repeated to me, about my rounded
waist! And not a think came of It!
One feels so humiliated!"
"I know," murmured the other girl.
"And tbe weird thing you do when you
are under a particularly foreign Influ
ence. It la a wondgr everybody does
n't sen through you. Like getting a
pale-blue lingerie hat to wear once,
Just once, because a certain person ap
proves of fluffy girls, when you know
perfectly well It Isn't your style, and
you will never dare to wear it
"Hut it was almost worth It," she
added, absently, smiling Into her re
flection. "liy the way," suddenly asked the
blushroHo girl, with suspended hair
brush, "now tbnt we are telling thlnga,
for goodness' sake who wns tho In
... ... ... w t
splrutlons of that wonderful sea-greeu
business you appeared in last Christ
mas.? It was a success, of course, but
not tho least like you, somehow. I'vo
ajwnys meant to nsk yon how you
came to do It."
. The other girl was very busy with
'a refractory locket clasp. She did
not answer at once and a deep scar
let, slowly rose to her forohoad and
then ebbed away. Finally sbo looked
her friend sminrcly In tbe eye and
said, with an easy enndor that would
have convinced o Jury: "No mystery
about It at all, year; I got It to please
grandmother. , It's her ravorlte
"I should be almost Inclined to 1-
lleve that," murmured the blush-rose
Trl "W 1 mii Id
Bm' " 1 !?."'"'
A Mean Joke,
New Arrival (at Eagle Hotel, Smith
vllte) Whs' are the prospects for a
young lawyer In thls'burg?
Landlord Pretty darn good, I
should, say. . ,
New Arrival (expectantly) You
a .vt-
undlord-l' aiire do that It, the
prospects uv stsrvln' to death!
j Left Him Limp.
"What did that pretended million-
aire do when ha learned that aba
knew be worked la a laundry T"
"Ot, R took the staroa o of blat,"
Hefore n blazing f.rc .Miss Itellnda
nnd her brother were passing their
last evening of the season In their
summer homn. Miss Hcllud.t, smiling
a little wistfully nt her own thoughts,
watched the leaping flames.
"Hen." she said, "without being the
least cynical, I've come to the conclu
sion that gratuitous helpfulness Isn't
well, Isn't appreciated,"
"Oh, did you Just fin. I Hint out?" In
quired her brother. "How have you
gained this long-deferred ktK.'.vledge?"
"This morning," began Miss Hello
da, "when I was putting to many of
our things away for the winter. It oc
curred to me that several of our be
longing might be enjoyed by some of
our neighbors, who seem to h:iv. to
llltlo to make their lives bright. It
M-pmcil to me, for Instance, that It
would he n pity to leave my rending
lamp locked up here all winter when
It might make the long evenings at
the Do.ldn' moro cheerful, So I hnd
Molth fill nnd clean Ii nml then I car
rled it up (he hill to the farmhouse
myself ami offered It to Mrs. Dodd.
"'Well,' she snld, 'of eoiltse If you'd
like to pn. It here for siife keeping,
you can, Jest ns well as not. It won't
look bad on the renter table In the
parlor nml anyway we shut up thnt
room In (old weather.'
"'Hut I wish .ton to have the Ue of
It.' I eplalned.
"'Oh. I don't set any store by those
big fancy lamps- they burn loo much
oil,' she answered, ns she opem-d the
door of the sepulchral parlor uml set
the despised object on the center table
next to the photograph album."
"Did yon leave It there?" asked Hen,
"Yes, ft i- I hndu'l the courage to
say that, as she didn't like ll. I d take
It home."
"I'rolKihly she's rending by Its
bright refulgence nt this moment."
hiughcd lieu,
"I determined not to be dWcour
ngeil," proceeded Miss llellnda. "so I
look tho basketful of magnitlues I hud
gathered together for the Slewartr.
over to their plnre. I nut Mr. Stew,
art nt the gate.
"'I ilionuM perhaps you nnd the
boys would enjoy some light reading."
I said.
'"I never rend nny thing iiiysoir.' be
replied, extcpt the weekly paper. I
s'pose may he the boys will look over
them mngizliK-H after the fall work U
done. Hut I don't think much of hav
ing a lot ol reading stuff lu the house
It's liable to take up the time the boys
ought to give to their regular chores.'
"I humbly suggested that the hoys
must linvt- some leisure on rainy dayii
nnd winter eveiilngfi, nnd ho said I
could IcaVe tho magazines ir I wanted
to. I saw MMs Stewart when I went
Into tho house to avail mycelf of this
gracious permission, nml I asked her
If she wouldn't like the use of my sew
ing machine during tho winter. When
I went to her 'quilling' last spring I
saw whnt an old thrashing machine
hors Is,"
"'No, thank you, Miss Belinda,' she
said. 'I've used our machine ever
since I came here to keep bouse for
my brother and the boys nnd I
wouldn't know bow to make thcli
shirts on nny other kind. You're real
kind, but it would be an awful bother
for me to learn the tricks of a new
fangled machine.' "
"Shu's n dear old stand-patter, Isn't
she?" snld Hen.
"Yes, and I didn't mind her refusal
-at all, but 1 was quite angry for u
moment nt Mrs. Merton'n way of de
clining a large package of macaroni,
which I thought she'd like, for one
day, when I kept her to lunch she uto
some with great relish.
"'I know It's not for sale In tho vil
lage groceries,' 1 said by way of ex
planation, ns I gave It to her.
" 'Not much would he sold If It was,'
she remnrked, 'for It ain't good with
out cheese, Is It?'
"'Most people like It cooked with
cheese,' I admitted, meekly,
"'Well,' she said, 'It would cost
more thnn It would come to for mo
tn .try to use It, for cheese Is expen
sive, nnd I ain't nnn of tbe extrava
gant kind.'"
"This day'H experiences ought to
mnkc) you happier," remarked Hen.
"You have found our neighbors., around
hero content with what they have nml
certainly contentment Is worth a great
deal more than any modern conven
iences, periodical llt'croturo or foreign
food products. Isn't thnt so?"
"Yes, I snppost) so," reluctantly
agreed MIsh Helindn, "but I wanted
thn fun of helping,"
Mrs. Barlow Brings Tommy to Tears
"The cnnied," nnswercd Mr. Harlow,
"Is chiefly found In those burning cli
mates which you have beard de
scribed, Ills height Is very great, ris
ing to 14 or in feet, reckoning t" tint
lop of his head; his legs nro long nml
slender, bis body not large, und h!
neck of unitizing length. This animal
is found In mi part of Ihu world that
wo are acquainted with, wild or tree;
but the whole rare Is enslaved by
man and brought up to drudgery from
tho first moment of their existence.')
Here the Interest- ami concern-wb cb
had been long visible In Tommy's face
could no longer be 'repressed, and
tears began to trickle down his face,
From "Snnford nnd Merton."
"What- makes you think he Is a hyp
ocrite 7
"Ho smiled yesterday when his hat
blew to the mud," ,
Nothing Be Rests and Recreates the
Weary MtnUI and Physical
When beginning to feel fagged, try
the reviving Influence of a brief
change. Nothing so rests and re
creates the weary mental and physical
If you have been writing or rending,
for Instance, take a long look at tbe
fartlust distance possible perhaps a
look toward the hills whence cometh
our help."
tr you have been sitting, stand up,
straighten the kners firmly, curve tbe
wnlst lino In at the back, bring the
rhest up. prets the neck against tbe
collar; If standing drop Into the eas
list cliHlr available nnd relax all over.
If yon have been talking steadily
for some time, keep silent for a few
moments: If you hnvo been steadily,
silently concentrating on some piece
of woik or problem, find respite In a
few moments of (hat or light reading.
If you have been working with hand
or bruin reverse the process for a lit
tle while, A few minutes of deep
breathing near an open window Is tbe
finest "renter" of all.
Two busy business girls frequently
Indulge In what they call their after
noon "refresco," borrowing the term
Mom the Spniilsh-Amerlcnn countries,
where cooling drinks of sonic sort re
place tea us ii mld-ntternoon solace.
They exchange a quip, a Jest, a funny
story, tulk for a moment or two nf
some light, refreshing subject, r
haps plan some pleasure excursion or
diversion for the future. Then nnd
only the briefest time Is thus con
sumed they go back to work much
rested and refreshed. Hero Is a youth
nnd health keeping bint worthy of
Ingenious Dentist Undertakes Then
Unusual Task of Replacing
Lost Molars.
II may not be generally known that
the Fuller of bis Count ry was one of
the first Americans tn wear artificial
teeth. By tho time the war of tho
revolution bad ended be hud parted
company with most or the outfit' which
nature had given him. An Ingenious
physician nnd dentist of New York
City undertook the then unusual task
of re equipment, and produced nt
length n full set of nrtiflclnl teeth.
These lire now, of course, a dental cu
riosity, and offer tin additional proof
of the hcroUm of the tlrst president of
the United Slates for It le n matter of
fncf that Oencrnl Washington wore
those tictli for many years and, so
far ns we know, never complained nf
The teeth were carved from ivory,
and riveted, wired, nnd clamped to u
somewhat ponderous gold plate. Three
large clamps, In particular, figure con
spicuously In the roof of tbe mouth,
and roust huve caused dllllculty, If
not anguish. Thero were nn upper and
an under set; nnd thn two were, con
nected snd held In position relatively
by a long spiral spring on enrh side.
Nevertheless, Washington wore
them long and well; a.fact sufficiently
attested by the worn and dinted ren
dition of both teeth and plate.
At the last account these teeth were
tho property of a dental Institution In
Hat Wearing and Draughts.
Draughts In parliament are credited
with partial responsibility for mem
bers' custom of wearing their hats,
which some, however, have even re
garded aa Inherited from tbe old open
air moots. But privilege and tradi
tion are factors also. When 14 years
ago It was proposed at the londnn
county council to sUrt bat wearies;
because of the draughts at Spring
Hardens, the council decided not to
"ape the manners of parliament."
Lord Onalow nobly declined to make
a party question of "a natural In
firmity like a bald head." Formerly
fear of draughts led to the wearing or
hats even at dinner, though It waa
good mannera not to put on your hat
until your host did. Pepys records
cutchfng a bad cold "by flinging off
my hat at dinner, sitting with tbe
wind In my cheek." London Chroni
cle, An Oil-Concrete Rosd.
The first stretch, of oil concrete
highway to be laid In Pennsylvania
Iiob Just recently been completed on
the Harrlsburg-Llngiestown road. It
Is about a quarter of a mile In length
nnd la between Progress and Pax
tonln. The oil-concrete road Is an ex
periment on tbe part of the Stale
Highway department, which In 107
rebuilt the highway from tbe eastern
terminus of tho city to I'axtonln. The
section Just laid replaces a quarter of
a mile of road constructed of con
crete. Tbe new section of road Is
made ol concrete Into which are
mixed asphsltlc olt. The top surface
Is not arched so much as the rest of
the road, thn crown being constructed
on a basis ot three-eighths ot an Inch
to a foot. The crown Is the same aa
that used In laying a brick pavement
Philadelphia Record.
Tunnel Between Sweden and Denmark
' Tbe Swedish parliament le at prev
ent discussing tbe projector's subma
rine tunnel between Sweden and Den
mark. The undertaking Is Intended
to enable the military forces of the
three Scandinavian countries to co
operate la time of war. Tho tunnel
would probably bo made between Oa-
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