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THE HOLT CO'JMTY SENTINEL, Friday. March 4, 1021.
The Kiss That Didn't Count Dr H. LOUIS RAYDOtD lb. III, bj lltt'lurs N.wi'tlr Sjnllel Hartley Stevens loiinirril In llic mor ris tlinlr tiy the open window, think InK deep thoughts. Dared lie ask Ellen Gray to innrry him? Would she say, "Yes," If be did? Meeting her nt his sister's gradua tlon, he tin 1 boin straightway cnptl vated hy her girlish rlinnn, ntnl "lion . Iiln sltcr suggested that l.llen TOM I hem In lli" lnli niininer, Hurtle)' S nn cnlhinlnstlc Indorser of Hit? plnn. Now tin- )'i long anticipated, wns hrnrlj out. Hi- could nut feel Hint Ellen had definitely encouraged I1I111, hikI )ot Theie wcro tin girls iiinv! Through lln' window lie wnlihcd them criming Hi- liivvn, his Jully sis ler," Juste, mill Ellen, tin girl if hl dreams. Thp girls, unaware nf Hartley's proximity, sunk ilnMti in till' steps nf H i' vorniulii. Ilnrllc). fur tin iiiiiini'iit win coiiteiit In ili'lny Joining llii'iii Mlillo lie ri'Vi'li'il In I lie pli'turi' Ellon 'iihhIx nt flu- li'tiiK'il nguhist tin do mulls drupel pllliir, fit tn 1 1 1 1 u herself wlili her llnppv, hrnnil-hrlinmisl Imt. "mid llu'ii In' stalked Inly the criimliil dull and picked tn-r up ninl riirrli'd her (T In IiIh nrins. Oh, It mis wonderful!" Ilnrtli'y 1I1 duecd t tin t Josle was Inuni hod mi 11 i'r"liin nf mini' rin'iil screen suciess. Ellen sighed. "I in ymi know, Jn- III"'.' I'ltl-t lltllo I '(I'll glnrlolls time" In tho dn)s nf 1 m i' men iiihI nil I.oihlmnrs ntnl nit. Sn unit li i'iili't to luivc 11 111:111 nml.'' iif liN tnltid )"ti were gnlug 1" imiirj hm nml that wns tin' nil of II." "I'll n mi." iiuiviil J..si-, mid 1 lie conversation lib Med on Into fnrllii'i film rctuliilsi cnecs, Intt lliirlli-y In-nril llll'tll lint. Ill' lilid leu'lied lilt rill' from llii' urirnns.l.ius 1 :t 1,-n herself. She wanted raw tnmi stun. Su In- ll ' Hp nroH', Ihtllhsl nml ib-tenulticd. At tl.e wry llr-t opportunity ho would proie liini'i'lf n cnw nuiii, l.n. htnini unit Wllllnin Hint mlb-d Into one. To 11 limn awaiting llio nice I'm JuiiMluii of tlii'i'. place, mid glil. tin' hours pasted on Irmli'ii wings. Young "Vou Are the Molt Wonderful Olrl In the World." pfnplt' fii"ii tin' ni'iclil.orins rolliiKi" ciiiiU' In fur tl.t I'vi'inii-. 11 11I iliu uii'iii iiii'iui'iil, iilii-n nt lnl It cmiii', I'iuui' lll'n ll'illv . 'Illi' l.lrls liml hiIi) p'lul lilutil, Irailn.' 1 1 11 1-1 1 InclJiij; up iIihiii mid ulii'liius mid imtilni; mil till' IlKllK -111"! IIS III' plllllil tin' 1I111I11 nf 1 1 1 lltlnu room llxlil lie lii'nrd Dlli'ii, from luilfwiiy up tlic tplrx. wi. "Willi 11 liilniiti'. .In. till I Ki'l my I1011U. ll'y on llii' ulinl'iw n ut In thi' Ihlutf room." Tin' ui'xt luliuit nitno 11 Hoiind uf fiMillcis on in Kinlr. Tlo'ii pimt Ilnrtli'y fllpp'-il n II111, ulillc form. Siniiiiiniilni; his icniilullou. lot ri'ili lied out (ind cnlliiTfil It to I1I111, tlppiHl up Sf-liirr cliln, mid fomiil lu-r llpn. Tv "Nfixl mi III flirdiili' liml lici'ii tin' lilHVn wnrilK, "ynn'ro unlny In innrry mi'," hut ta ovciAvlii'lmi'il wni lio li y 1' wlmt followed lli.it In- nevi-r itltrrfd - Iliem. Two mn nrina stole iihnut Ids . ni'ck, fruKi'iinl luilr liruslii'd Ills vlie;Ii, nnd 11 llllli' rIkkIo Ixsimd from liln.pliimlijrr, Thfu lio wns gone, V ijartlry, iiIIIiuukIi. 11 lilt umnzi'il nl the Mivlft surrender, wuh Irliiiupliiint. ; All lliot wnfc left now win tu tniy thu 1 tins, uniiii' Hid day, nml look up fares 1. to'Berniuiln. H, Kext tnoriilui;. In 11 lit of ilopcrnte iV 'iinnntlenco to ronvinre iitiusi'ir unit 111 tlio, linpponlui: f III" iilplil before wbb .'iiot u slorloiH ilri'iitu. Hartley nnmo l;; ' hotlines, llu Imped Hint Ellen vn ei' It, pcrleiiclnc tlio unine pulplliillnu eager- , nei u Idnwelf to follow up tlmt won I lll'nUI.K188, , UU Hie pin fniiuivrcu l-'ijilmyn m usual,' leti))'-eycl but keen Wi'f lrt"nkfiil( nnd lluserod exntpenit Klnciy. umt tliolr vgga and toar-ln a VdlM-nnxtnir of iiln.for- (heyday. i lint ll.irilcy'n rlintici' en ire nt lurt. .folc llppi-il nwny to llio kltilien nnd Ellen, l'fx,! In linlnl, finl'jlil the 11ml i-ilii'li-ii nf tlu coiitli linimiio'-l: on lie porch. In nn Iniliuit. Ilnr'tey n ielii- I it. I'n inly ho Hli'li-' w iii I'm.!. tui'Ueil II hehlnil llio ' '' nli'l relzeil her linml. "And wlo n tire i- ynlii).' to In- miirrledV In- iitiil, ".Mmrleil"' u.i-ipeil Ellin. "Wlfut what n muldeli peron )ihi lire'" 'Ve, ilnrlliitf. lieii You know I hue ou. Vou nre llio nnt Moinlif fill vlrl III llio woll. I. .Make Ine tin Imppli'M I1111I1 !" Ellen lilt tier Hp and looked nii.vhun ly nmuml to ee If llo-y were nlom Imt t-Iio did not wtilulrnw her linlnl. .ti-lc hrnllier hud (nine to eem to Iht nn ntlrnrtlve ntnl di-klrnhli' n the t'rltici' t'liiinnlln; nf her iln-mui, Imt i-lo' liml not heeii prepiiri'il for llili sudilen nml al, nipt ileeliimllnu, "11 ilnti'l know n tint to my," i-tie niur iiiiitiI. "ll' up In ine In llu tlio ii)thtr," lie elil.il llnttley tn himself, mindful of Hie word lie liml inerlieiiril jeiter lay. Then nlniid, "Vou nre KolliC In tihirrv me tlil er. fall. Ellen loe!" hi mid iletormlneilly. (In Hie word, he drew her Into hl nrmt. nnd for 11 lunment Ihere was 11. 1 uilinl other 1I11111 the 1111 ! uf the iinirulnt: hreexe III Hie elemntlK. "Thai." Mild Hartley. n at leliftli ho ri-leii-o-il her, "wim Inllnltely luore iillfiietor Ihiiii the klx I O't liol 'ilcht. Why- why nlinlV I'nr Ellen liml IIITeniil nml n re-.-11 11 1 1 1 1 1: htm wllh n .'lt of fioreii InT tor. "Uf -nil - Hihiii!" ilie Mild, flow ty. Then Mlieiiietiily. "Il"' dareyoii! I.el ine an. Mr. Sii i n:' At that liminoui souielmdy clk'Sleil. Ill tin il.Hiinny slo.nl ,lo!e. "(Hi, I'm orr.i. I illdn'i uieiiii to oerhi'ur hut J11-I no I U'it tit Hie il.mr I enuulit a tittle mid lis I I11rn.1l to l-o I I111111I the resl. Ilerenfler, Itur !", wlien vui l,l, 11 vlrl In Hie ilait, I..- sine ll's Hie rklil .ii.!" .Vol wn'i.i. Ills re I'llmli r. .Ins',. Him!. Ills lstei' Llcale hud I-i-n strani- i 1 In's' em in I In 1 1 !. or ihe uirltt l efi'ie. I. Ike a tlisli In- 1 l vl.1.1 liml h.ipi-encil. "List, :,, !; ." .o said, itespemlely "I lln.ujlil I heard J oil Miy Jim were koIuk o the living room well. I Ihouulil It was joii mid " "Ves." witil Klleii. "I see. Jo went for It. Hut I IhoUL'ht Hail t'lrl yi were wild when we walked In the stole -0I1, I'll forlie oii, Imt please don't do li anila. It's Inking elainivs!" ".Vonsense," iii, I I Inn ley. tenderl) "I'd know I In- dliTerenie now!" Whli'li reiiiiiili peihaps It was Jusi is well Sister .Tosle dldu'l I e.ir. PROGRESS OF THE MACHINE Numtroui Complk.Med Invention! That Do Woik Detter Th.in It Cjn Do Dine by Hjnd. Ataerliiiii IiimiiI.ts nre deli:nliii; senres of umrhlm's Mini mileiii itlmlH In work s, i lomptliiiioil Hun It has heretofore heen done only hy hand. Some ol llii'so nre ri inarkalily i llleli'iii and i lexer. Current uplidoii lists e fo nf I hem : M'li'hlnos thai will miloimilliiilli iiintce lioxes from sln-els of eiirdhoaril put tin-in l.iL'etlier. link in the holion end. place Jnr or l..iitle wltli elri'iitiit or .llrrrtlinn therein, nml llu-n lurk III the lop. lilllklliL- 11 romiilele ear- lonii pn.kilt'e will, mil the Inueli uf the hutiinu hnnd. Miirliln-'s Hmt l hiilld up 11 eiirlnii or l""C. welfh nnd llll llio same wllh powd.-r or 11 Hour' sulislmiie, plnee i-nver on hex. then wrap the hn eoiapli-lily wllh 11 print ed w nipper, nml then plnee 11 trade mark seal on emli end of lln pneknve. Mil. Miles that will liih.'l Ixittles 1 L'O per minute), linitl.-i f.ij from inncn Tine nml tain-led ailloimitlriitly. Mn- ililiies Iri'iilm: nml folilliu: slu-etn, pil low ensi-M, towels, liiin.lk.'i. Iil.'fs and nnpkltis. Mnihlnes I'olilluu' nnd Inhel Ini! shoe nnd inv-.l hues iiutomnt Idilly. Maelilues that will assemble ami wrap haiil eamlles, rnlllir.- Hi. 'in Into n pnekni;e, produilm.' "''.tlii'i piu-k-iiiies In 11 day. MmiIiIiu s that will nil tomallcnlly wruji elirtirs In paper ami foil. Maehlhoji Hull niuouuillrnlly wrap kiimlu lilies or fold paper nap kins. Mm liln.-s for mil nt lent ly as- s.'intilliiL- nnd preileelm; xarloiis kinds uf Iniltniis nnd fin i i'ii-'liliii; nil kinds of null. Roman Enip-ror'e Feitte. Itiimau emperors who fensteil copi ously mid sinaptiti 'is. liml no menu cards, sn Ihey nfieu spoiled tliclr en Jojin.'iit of 11 1,1.11 in. ! hy eating too in mil of one t!lh nnd passim; out Bonu-tliluK llie spi" lully liked, AccnrdlliK In Mo'ilaltflie. nno nf Hie Itonuiii. einpiTorx. while Ignorant nf menu cnrili. devised an nriler for nerving illthcH wlilili enabled him rnugldy tn foretell what wan eomliig next! "(leta Hie euipernr would have nl IiIh met-seA or ilUln-s mtw-iI In at Ills table orderly, according to tlio first let ter of their nuuieni for example, those that begun wllh p, as' pig; pie, pike, pmldlug, pnutu, porkn, pancakes.' etc., were nil nerved In together, nnd so of all tlio resl." Chicago News. Statue Hid Many Models. Six thiMiniiul eight hundred guineas for the Hope Atlu-no Is scarcely 1111 excessive price for 0110 of the mty beiiutlful stiitiics In tlio world. If wo may belleie Socrates and who dnro doubt Idin? mi one model could Imvi! Mtnoil for It, for he told I'lirrliiulus that to produce 11 perfect flguro llio urllst had iicoiire to many models, choosing some pnrtlculifr benuly from emii, I'crfectluu In llio human form wria, In the Jt-w.of the tlreek sculptors, the rarest 4;cciirrepcN- i.)nioiu.i.hroniclc, HAD TO OVERLOOK F0I3LE3 Herbert Cptr.cer's Futtlnets a Trial la Thote Vha Old Net Know His Real Kindness. More exnlnples of Herbert Kpenccr'1 Irritating foildes nnd cxtruonlluury pvttluess nte superfluous, but two nf tl.ulil will bear the telling. A friend had the opportunity of see ing In lull working order the fninuiH ear-stoppers that Spencer uvnl to wear. I'robnhly gome frivolous re mark of the friend obtained him this privilege, for In the middle of the meal apiiicer, with a fixed glance nt him, pressed the spring that closed the hole of ench ear. After Imiclieon the host nnd friend sut chatting In the garilen, when there mine un Imitation from Spencer to lake a ilrle with lilm In his rnhl.er tired rnrrlage. Hie message adding ih.-t "we are not to talk." Wl.eti they were returning from Spetuer's funeral Sir Mlihuel I'um.t told INi friend the following stor : Spencer dele. led tulllnlis, mid 1. trouble was to liml 11 clailr that w laird III llu' seat and el eouifortiil '. So. nt a Inst 11-siiurce, he hud 11 s 1 tiivered with sonic in. lies of soft plus ter uf purls, nnd Milling uu tlmt nui'V mi impress from which n wikhIi-ii " .it of 1111 cxm-ll) lining pallciii was ci.t. Against 11 ecrliilii undeniable fi slness lliere should be m-I the tint Hint Spencer had 11 soft place In 11 heiilt Hull siemeil inl.ituulit, ntnl tb. ie are stmles of spoulnticotw m Is of klnd liiws of olTers of help to the Iron bled ntnl bereateil Halt riilei-ui Juilcli uiilmit) I'.'lnnlor. HE HAD BUSINESS ELSEWHERE Diner Didn't Care ta Walt to Ses the fleiult of His Cueletsnets Vith the Pie. Dr. I'nb.uiii I'rniiMlii has n fiienl who vuuihes for ibis story, t'oinl ' ilowi.iowii on the il.'Mlle.l one iii.'i'. lug, l.e was siiu.'k by the epln-;." leinper of 11 red fnceil, (holerle limn on 11 sent nearby. This 111.111. iinnoj. l I'l-uiU'.' n youth fiielug him hud plm-i-d his fn-t un the seal which the mini i eupled. burst out In 11 storm of pas s..i, ili'iioiiticllig Ihe Jolllh In toii.'s Inn "nioii-.'.l Ihe nlteiilloii of pas.i u gers iii the adjoining curs. He huull iaiiis'd oat mi the platforiu at a stop, bulling with rnge. Thai noon HiH'ior rniiikllu'n friend went Into n -.clf-scivlM- u'siiiuiuut for lui-ili. lieillng 11 plate of MTCtc.l-l--i-iul tiieut, and one of pmupkln pie, lie placed Iliem nil the bro.ld extension linn of one of Ihe ihlllrs prnllited f-T linn h.'is. nml maile Iiniiii I .!. I,- lli.-n for his cup of cnTco, A be wns I'm Millig Ills liiuili he reacheil for Hie pumpkin pie. 11ml iluni-ll) l.n... kf.l It ufl' tin' (luilr nriu. To Ids hormr he saw It ilhnppnir Into Ihe gaping po.'let of 11 lurge oler coal carelessly Hung over Hie next chair and llun he ierreled ihe own er of the .neri'onl bearing down upon li 1 111. all unconscious uf the uceidetit, wllh a plateful of food, ll was the siiine red-faeeil, tlioterle mini whose frightful temper liml iiuiuxed tin e'e nteil passengers! As soon ns the culprit had per ceived Hint he w-nlted to sis' 110 mote. New York Evening I'mt, An Esprestman, Speaking of Juries, a veteran I'leve lander recalls the illtllcully experbuceil In securing 11 Jury In 11 noted alleged poisoning else of many jears i.cn. ihw of the men smiimnucil wns hoth ilcnsinnd deaf, wllh 11 limit. -d kiiowl edge of English, defects whlih were, deiclnpcil ns his exumluiilloii pro ceeded. "lime you formed nr expres jil any i'1'lnlon regnrillng this -.iseV" H.e law yer for Ihe defense nsked. "HnyV "I say, lime you fornied or expressed formed or expressed do you gel tlmt 7" "Yes, es. I'uriiu'd or expressed. Sure, I 1 111 f farmed nnd uuw I mil ex pressing. Inn's idl right." Hut Ihe expressman uus excused. Amber Long In Uie. The modern Use uf nil of nialiil-, both exleriiully mid Internally. Is olteii mentioned, ll has liccu. ileiileil Hint amber wns known to the (In-eks In ry early times, ihe (Ireek eleetii.n liming been Used as a name In 11 h for It nml for si it nmalgnm.uf gold nml slher, 11 species of cnlij ore unshed down hy the l'actolus; hut niulier lint uclually been fmind nt Mycenae, nnd the fuel Hint the electron necklace mentioned In Hie Odyssey Is said In have been a gift from Plioenlrln means much. The Phoenicians nre known tn Imie Introduced amber Into the East, and Herodotus says It mis brought from the ltlver Erlilunus In Ihe extreme west of Europe, Pets of Prisoners, Vlsttors to prison have noticed tlidt prisoners, like other folk, are fond of pets and thut their net Is generally a canary or other species of bird. There is 11 reason for this: A bird takes up little room nnd requires little food, whereas larger animals rntild not very easily bu kept In rontlnemeut. Most prisons have rules forbidding luuiutes ta keep pets, but visitors to several of tlio smaller prisons have souiellmes observed mice, as well aa birds and ao occasional dog sharing cells with pris oners. In nun of the largo state pris ons a long crm prisoner was .permit' ted to have as pets' soverul'dogs of the toy .variety,1 Now York Tltuea, ECSTASY IN THE SALESROOM Goaded "Proipeet" Finally Forced, In Self-Defeme, to Rite ta the Occasion Hertelf, "lint this It such a sweet III tlf iiioilel, honey. I '1 rf.i t nn 011, l.nok nt the iiuallty nf this iliivetjn, dearie. Now, hom-y, did you ever see such lines?" There may lane been heroes of grand npern who could make love wllh the itueucy ami Intensity of a sales girl drawing 111 nr to n sale, tint no expert exlsls whose ardor can thus llniuu when the actual moment of de cision between the higher nnd the low er romrs, writes Marian Storm In the New York Evening I'ost. "Iils of llllle girls that buy these little Kiiltn just leave oft their little blouses nnd wi-nr them like little one piece dresses. Now, this little style, dearie, mis iniiile fnr you. t.onk. honey, lint n wrinkle In hark. Isn't It late ly on her?" nppenls to another enrtii tured crentnri' "Isn't she Just the lit tle gill tu wear this little umdi-tr Of course, not elery one enn wenr this little sii'i, dearie. It Inkes a mure, honey. Just like )i,n e g.,t. I wmr the same sal 1 myself. "Penile. In two weeks you couldn't buy Ihls little suit for half Hie price ngalii. Isn't It lowly 011 her? I snld, honey, when you enme In: There a the girl Ihal 111 n wear that little spe cial we got today.' Now turn around, dear, You won't have to do 11 thing to it Length Jilt right, honey. Sleeves Just right, honey. "Sneeltiess," she urged, nt passion- nte cllmnx, "ilon't let a little rl mice like tl.l go by! Penrle, If nil only T.ut. 1.I1. my helmed," returned the goaded ciistenier half tiercel). 'The price! The pi Ire!" INVOKED NAME OF HARVARD How Indignant Dotton Woman Was Pacified by Assertion Which Some, what Overtttpped Truth. The bury lug ground 011 the Host on iiimmoii bus whut Is probably Ihe unci unusual slime pi the elly. It wns set up "In memory nf Mr. Sally Morse (wife of Samuel Mnrsv), h" died July -", IWi. nf the criunp In her st. ,11111. h, ufii r uboiii one hour's lllin-s, nged Iweuiy-slx ears iiimI two monllis." I tin- day. relates ihe IMrult News', ihe door of the lemeteiy ulllce In the illy l-n'l wns tl mi if open nml 11 mui pnils ni-'tl'i.'i i iiii iHl nnd leipiesteil that the slnl.e on ll-e ioiiini"li lie ilesiro.iei, bi-iuuse 1.: the liiih'lleiite nml iiiilndy like liiseilptlen The vlsllor wnxed more luslsieut lis Hie sei r. lury plemleil 11 lack uf niilhorliy In il.--.tri) any thing. I'n.nlly the culler Hsk 11 ilrn leiillc slaud and ileiuiiudcil that some action l.e Inkcn wl. le she milted. The scrli'lni I npp, 1111I to be a gieat ad mirer of t,tirgo Wiishliigloii, but he hud wink to do, mill he uw one way nut. "Minium," he whispered hnprelvi' ly, "Hail stone Is of great mill'. Har vard university has Jnsi been making 1111 1 1 1 - -1 1 u 1 1 1 1 1 nnd has proiioinucil Unit stone Importunl I'llileliee of the first iiiilhentle cave of uppeudlcllls. Mudiim," he inntlnui-il, "Hint stone cannot he destroyed." At the magic inline of Harvard the visitor retrented, Mimpilshed, and went foi Hi tu tell her friends or the "appendicitis stone," ns It enme to be called, Gulf Coast Sulphur Deposits, At snout remote lime lhere must have been tremendous vulcanic activ ity In the region wnirii is touny ine gulf coast of Louisiana nml Texas; r.n- to those turn. nre found .Icon-Its nf sulphur vnslly exceeding In ipnili- Illy nny known eisewnere in me woriu. They lire rnwrod over hy hundreds nf feel of Inter seillmenlary material, nnd to get nl the sulphur deep wells haw In he sunk. Saperheiited wilier Is forced down the pipes to melt Ihe sill phur, which Is felibed to the surface by Ihe power of roiiiprc-sod air. On cooling It Is ready for shipment, being IKI per cent pure. English and American Speech. It Is snld thut It Is harder for 11 Lincolnshire farmer to iinderslnnd a Lanciishlre miner than It Is for nny two Aincrlcuns from different sections nf the rnlleil Slates to understand each oilier. The reasons ndvanced for Ihe uniform sliindaril In America nre the wide use of text-books, nnd the fact that our publ1" schools nre forced to devote much time tn the teaching uf English on aciotim of the large number of foreigners In Ihe schools. There are many provincialisms In our language, hut most of them have been scattered over Hie whole country and are underslond hy nil Exchange. Drawing an Audlenct. Professor l.etterklnk I'm delighted i so Inn.-., u gathering In thu house, I never spoke In nn audience? or more man so tieiore. luur iuii men are Interested in science? Tim l.iunl lMltor Not much. Hut my compositor-til setting up the ad of ynur lecture on tl.e "cosmic f orces, left tho "s" out of "Cosmic." Her Suspicion. fr nntlinm-1 see n Itrnnklvn wnnl an has applied to the courts for help from being loved tn death by her bus. band, who,' she' snys, kisses her 800 limes a dny. . Mr flolbmii f'on't linilerHtflnd tiow ' ...nn r-nn ',ln nA' ifllinv wronfefT ihtnim tluit io"lws' to apologize as 'much aa a1 .-5. Rosalind's Money Makcra Uy R. EAY EAKER P lljs. hy Mrl'lui NvnsiHtlvr Sin Ills', "Most nf our iiiiilrlinonlal failures ire due to link of business iililllly on the part of Hie liushuml. In these bdlur-chiisliig .lays mi snno wotnnti should (suifeiit in innrry n man who is unable In prow Ihe possession of business in iitiu ti." The speuker occupied Ihe plntfnrin In Cnililri'i' Center's town hull. He wns 11 prominent n tired bunker. Inuring the I'onnti v on 11 ('liaulntiiUii Irenlt. Citilitree f'eiiler wn Iniliilg- itig In an liilelleeiiinl lllng this s.-n-"on. mid Jinloiisy dln-i'teil nt Ihe lielght.orliig x 111 i fi- of Petal. 1 Springs wns the inns,. r 11. I'nr Ihri years I'oinlo Springs had siipiinrieil leeiiiiT eniir"!-, nnd ti"W lis leudllig I'lllrens were Imasllug llult Ihe I'oiiiiiiniill) was ihe in.', in tif nil nn- for nil Stud Luke county. When Hie winllliv reilixsl fnrmcrs who were s..'l'llllg their ib-.'lflllliL- Jears III t'ral lHi' renter beard nf tills they lieeaiii.. rlgliltsnisly luillgiialit nnd limneiliiite'y furuMiisI Hie wlo-re- wlihnl In I'l.n-e their iiiuiiuunliy In Hie 11 111111 to Hghi for the blue rlli- boti honors. Iliisiilliid .Meiillmrn, belle of the vil lage. Weill l.nllie llult lllght with "busi ness m-miicu" ringing In her ears. She had tieier lli.nn.-lil of the 1 -,. sll) of such 11 ipiiillllcatton when enn "hlerlng ntiilliible supply of prospec tive hiisluiii'ls Only ris-ctuly slie bed put her two li'itsi promising knights to the les nf braver) wllh the litntcrstniiillni that the one ino-l inllntil sliouhl haw tier. I'ellx Sprltfg'ns. wlio wns iMSI pounds Ih-iix . hud bieti victorious oicr Josephus Smtrtlox, l"" poumls light. In Ihls "deeds, nf nlnr" contest. I t.'-nl llnl ilreatiicd Hull night uf IiIIsIIii'sh uellliieti and the next morn leg s,i. m-i.i I.h-IsIou. Itrnvery wns 11 seisitidalT 'ollsl.'.'IHlloll. N'eXI III moral rei'iliii'le bii'lncss uciitueti wns what coin, led. No snno w 01. ,nn should is'lisclil lii bceoine Ihe wife of 11 mull who could mil prove Hie possession or such lieu men. nml Ito-nllinl considered hcr-elf sane. Her father wns an Ideal exam ple of Hie perfeit 1 1 1 1 -1 -11 -1 il . mid he owned Ihe bank In which I'ellx und Josephus worked. "I'm soiry. I'ellx." she told lu-r fill suitor, "lull I enli'l marry you nfler all until you prow .1011 luiw busi ness ileum. 11. That lels Josephus III fnr unnlhel' chalice." IVIIx griii'iiml. A-.'nlnl J iihtis he fi'lll-f-it he would sIhmiI Hllle shoM- III a eoii'est of wits, for Josephus wn Irli'l:) and I'ellx was guileless, Jo-ephus sullied wllh coiill.lem-e wln n Informid Unit his cause wus not lost. He felt he ci'iild turn Ihe trick, nlthoiigh he had no Idea lew to go nboill It. Luck -i-i'iinil to be with him. Oil the wuy hniue Hull night from l!on lln.l's ilomli-lle be enme iii-i-osh Slim Jl lit Liiugfaci'. t'mblie" t 'enter's Indi an relic, who claimed In be a hundred years old, and Ids bronred face bore 11 Ihnusaiiil wrinkles as l.-llinon) to the ii-nieliy of Ids assertion. Slim Jim wus looking hungrily tlimugh the window of llnppy Hank's rcsiaiiraui. where 11 roast ililcken re posed on nn Island of green things. "(lot iuarler?" Jim grunted, tie cnstlng Jic-cphii. "End 110 eat' three days. Keen working lumber rntnp, but not paid jet. Iti-ady In starve, (lot quarter?" Josephus was In n bilievolcnt mood, ho he produced 11 colli nf the specllleil ileliomlualloti. "Thanks." snld Jim. Ho started for the rcsliiurmit door, hut came back close In his beuefnetor nml snld In 11 low tone: "Vou keep me from starving, I till y ml big secret. Ottnwiis' troii'lire imrlcd on old I.urkhi place. Treasure Is miller rod. Hint looks like horse's I11-11I at in of 011k tree, the middle one at north end of land. Take from me, kid; 1 know. You do me n good turn. Now we square." Josephus turned this lufmnmlloii over In bis mill. I ns he milked Ihe remainder of the distance home. The more ho tunic! II I lie belter It looked. Ho knew Ihe Ollnwas were supposed to have bulled llielr treason's In the neighborhood, and there were many pieces of land Hint resembled sieves due 10 the work iif fortune hunters. It was two days later, after the hank hail closed In Ihe afternoon, Hint I'e llx fitirlgglns called on ltosallud, dis playing a fare that looked happier than usual ami mure munucn mini usual, If that were nnsslhln. "Ilnsallud, I win." he nnnnuoced. "I have nmved my business acumen. You know- the old Lurkln place was the only Inheritance from my falher. Thu land Is so poor you couldn't raise llu cans on It, and It's so full of rock you couldn't make nn excavation for n house. 1 "Hero's where my business acumen comes in. Sylvester Gordon camo to me todoy nnd offered to buy the I,ar kin place. Ordinarily I'd'have let him have. It for fifty dollars, but I thought of this acumen business, nnd set my price nt two hundred. Sylvester snapped me up, nnd. here's the two hundred to prnvo un n regular nusi rtesa man. What Gordon" wants the land for Is a puzzler, but I should con e'em myself about that," ' "Thutisnme lilght Josephus paid his ; respects.., ' . . .- - - (;'vylu,"e,iaia,VnfdUfij his Uilo fm-m on the davenport. "You want business ncmncii, and I rati prove t Ihisscss It, tin the old Lark In place Is hurled the fi.liul.Mis wealth uf the Ollawns. I was let In on the secret of Just where In liml II, nml yesler day I Inwsflgaliil nml found I he (lees utid rock thai hail been de scribed us the markers. So I ITnnaht the html, glvhu Sjlu-ster fJordon Ave dollars to act ns my agent sn I wouldn't ho held up for a steep llirurt becnuse nf my connection wllh the. bntik. Il lost me three hundred, ull I'd saved j but It's worth It; and tomorrow- I'll dig up ihe treasure, and then jon'ii! mine." Rosalind mis noncommittal. It did look, though, ns If Josephus was the winner. ei cn If Sylvester Gordon had e.xhllilliil some, business nciimen of his own and prulltcd n hundred dollars by It. ltosallud had long cared nbout theso fnt nml lean suitors nnd never had been able tn decide which 'of them he loved. Now it looked ns If Jose- pTilis mis tn he Ihe lucky man, "ou come wllh me nfler the hank close!! tomorrow mid much me dig up the fori line," Josephus suggested. The following iifleni'Hin Joti-phus nml Itosiillml tninle their way to the Larkln place, she armed wllh n pink pntns.it nml he wllh 11 pick nml shovel. The sun was sending out blistering bent wnves nml he suffered mliern lily ns he bent nt his tnk, now nnd Hum slopping to mop his brow and gnre longingly at Rosalind, shielded by the parasol, seulcil on 11 pile of rocks, perusing n hnnk. The soil wns so rocky tlmt piogress was slow, but nficr nu hour and a half of toll Josephus' pick struck something Hint sounded like wood un der the hore's Inn. I rok. 'Hem It Is I" be exclaimed trlmn plimitly. and Rosalind drew- close. Wllh the reward almost within his grasp, Josephus dug frantically and presently a chest iniide of cedar, to width hark still clung, mis tugged out nf the ground. Wllh Ids plekiixe mid chortles of glee. Josephus ultiiiked Ihe chest, nnd soon the heavy mwr wns pried nn". He dropped to his kin-cs. ready to scoop the coins hy the handful, hut no coins were III evidence. The chest'' wns full of pieces of llll. cheap beads and other trinkets. "Snnie fortune!" suld ltosallud s.ir i n si li-ullj . "It's n wonder you didn't haw I'lmiigh cominnii sense to leaHze those were the things Hie Indians con sidered innsure n hundred year ago. Excuse me, please. I see Mr. Sprig gins npproachliig, and he looks its if he might i-iijny Inking 11 walk with ine." ENGLISH CLAIM THE "PIPES" Anertlon Mde That the Scots Ac quired the Instrument From England in the Long Ago. Wns tlie bngplpe EuglMi? "Never I" snys Hie gclilleuuiu nf ScntlM. do-sii-iil, whose nne vice Is his love for the sist'iiHcd inulc uf that queer In strument, snys the New York Tribune. I'rom Hie "Miscellany" of the Man chester lliinnlluu, how ccr, he will learn: The Scots may have iicqulreil ilu-lr low of bagpipes fi mi England, imt from Irelnnd, n uggesli-d by I'nin iiuiiuler Kenworlhy III the lioile of commons. In IMk'i James Monerclff, ll.cn lord mlvocnte, told un Edinburgh tneellng Hint Hie bngplpe mis nil cw seiillnlly Eugllh luslltullnn, "The English," said he. "were tho nrlglnal bagpipers. Stiukespeure. who was uu nnilioili) on music, of l.n re fers to Hie biigplpers, but he dues not lulro'line llirin Into 'Muchelh.' Tim armies in 'Macbeth do not iiiurch on liiiiislniine to tl.e sound of 11 bngplpe; but he speaks uf the drone of the l.lnciilnshlro and Ihe Yorkshire bag pipe and uf 11 person 'laughing like a parrot at 11 bagpiper' nil without tlm slightest t'lileilouhin reference. And wlnn w look nt the works In tho Register house, which shows Low our former taouurchi spent their Income, we Hud Ilu-lr expenditure for music put down In such entries us To the English piper, .'! lid.' The Scuts wore not pipers: they were harpers," Remarkable Women. It often l.us been rcuiuikcd Hint a mull Is ucicr 11 hern to his inlet. Not many great tueii eieu nre prnlscd by their stcimgruphcrs. It appears, how. ever, 1 1111 1 In Ibis in.'.' ., new women lli,-o who serve Niiuictltui'i) iiduilre an well. Not long ago one uf the w "mien who clean III the ludinuupolls puldlc II tun ry wns heard In bnast nf the qual ity nf the young women who work there. "I loll you, 1 never knew Here were such nice girls. You might lo see the wuy they do their hair, nnd," lowering her voice, "I uln't never heard one of them curse yd." Economical Soul. The prize economist uf the city ha been discovered. I'nr reasons which are best concealed, the man's name will not bo disclosed, hut tho fact that ho Is n policeman need not reflect on tho TO or 80 generous men who re spond readily to every appeal to charity and make no bid for fame si economists. It la nlleecd, without de nial, that every night when the said policeman retires he stopj hit watcb so as to saVo wear and tear on the works, Urockton Knterfirise. HI Reasoning. "Didn't vou think the ninn" I' wnt . you ni. Instructor for-your poo vvaairi ii'stule?" '''Koi that wasfhe?iioatl''tooit' . soother for .. tutor." : W u.,vxa . 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