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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, TUESDAY, SEPTEMT5TTR 3. 1H12.
j politics and reform in public matters. !
i and all persons and business men Join !
Published Daily at 124 Second are- in hoping that bis life will be spared
M, Roric Islanfl. III. (Entered at thsany years.
postofTlc aa conl-clas matter ) !
Rk I.l Weke, .f t.. .U MIXK FATAl.ITIKS.
Pre-B "In European coal mines," says Col-
. ' ! lier's Weekly, "one miner per 1,000 is
In this country
BY THE J. W. POTTER CO.
r:r. In Rork Island.
I kill five miners per l.oOO annually;'
Ten rents per week, by car- '
uuu hub, atviiipupu cuiuprau uiiura na
(iwnpr flnrf nrninnrilv mnr Han?(trni.l
Complaint of delivery rv1c shoulfl ' "
t mad to th. circulation department than "r8- w kill 3.500 Coal miners j
which should also be notified in every j a year.'' That American miners are
Instant whera it Is deaired to have not protected as they should be the
ripr discontinued, a carriers have, no j public has long known. Through fail- j
! ure to provide the most up-to-date safe- J
guards in coal mines the owners have'
authority In the premi.es.
All eommunlritlon. of argumentative
character. pclttlcsV er religious, must
have real name attached for publica
tion. No suck artlf-leW win be printed
over fictitious signatures.
Telephone In all department: Ceo- j
trul Vnlor.. West 145. 1143 and 1145;
Union Elwtric. 1145
TRADESj .Tj COUNCIL? !0
suffered great pecuniary lo6s and it is
surely time that in their own interests
they p!sce themselves on a par with '
the owners of coal minqs in Europe, j
Hut those that refuse to do so should
I bo compelled by law to equip their j
' n ines and their employes with appar-j
i at.ua that would minimize the chances :
of explosions in colleries.
It is foolish to wait
Tuesday, September 3, 1912.
SHE ST1IX WAST' HIM TO GO.
"Do you think a wife is holding
her husband's love when he only
for states In I shows his love for her when leaving
rUpk rMl mlnu in lnratait tn naaa'and retimlne from the office. e
Ibws for the protection of the min-'have been married ten years and he
iers. In some of them the coal barons ' says he loves me as much as he ever, v ltv anl u,ln.
(have such Influence with the legislat-1 did. But, oh. how hungry any wife , icegg and suchthingB that don-t key
:tiA as to prevent the enactment of j would be to be loved the way he j ( ne up t0 romantic heights. So the
, such laws, Congress should enact loved her before marriage! M y ; nT- hlI.hand nf 10 T.ra or more
yet wer legislation of this kind that would ap- husband Is kindness itself to me and fi hj hanniness 1n a hpartfelt sure-
stale and hugs mighty tiresome, if
there isn't something substantial be
A man can't slop over all the time.
And he gets miehtv tired of a woman
who expects it of him.
In the courtship stage both men and
women are in an abnormal state. They
couldn't keep up the strain all their
lies and remain sane.
Nobody finishes a meal with the
same keen appetite with which he be- j
gan it. No sensible person expects to j
exist in a continual ecstasy it would
soon cease to be ecstasy and become
When a man has been a husband for
10 years, especially if he Is of a quiet
disposition (as in the instance quot
ed) he is none the less a lover In his
heart if he has married the right wo
man, and any extraordinary Instance
would rouse him Into showing It; but
life Isn't made up of extraordinary in-
stances. It's full of just days and or-
Br BV9CAJ ft. SMiTM
Ttie Argus Daily Story
Wendell's Experience By Clarissa Mackie.
Copyrighted. 1911. by Associated Literary Bureau
a man's cork leg.
ty that the one woman in the world is
About the meanest men
those Chicago vandals who set fire to l b' to coal mines In all parts of the ; never leaves me alone at night. Do
l nlted states, it is easy enougn ana i you think that the fact that my nuniti8. that he doeBn-t haTe to g0 int0
: involves no great expenses to secure 1 band Is quiet has anything to do with I KnasmR to hold hr lorn or make, her
' 1n' mation in regard to the methods ; it?" : t!jlnk he ,ovpa w. thnt shft Unow8 the
tnat are employed m r.urope to mane The above Is part of a letter whioti Motion covered bv his perfunctorv
the rate of fatalities in coal .mines ; cached me the other day. It is pub-; morning and evening kiss: and so he
one fifth of ours. Surely there should nsned because it contains the same ; rpsts content, without any of those
ne no nesnation in imposing sinci ; Bentlmnt that exists in the hearts j soul-yearnings In which some wives in
lesrn nrion on mm coai narnnn necnuBn .
' , ui o
ot a httle extra expense, for tney can
"We do not hear of Beverly, Mass.,
quite so often. Where is the enter
prising pre sg-nt? "
There were 14.f,''i"i.'"i'.'00 telefihone
rails in the Tnitei Siatts last year,
whirh may in part account for the ex
cuse that "the line is biiF.v now."
When a man shows that he Is con
Kvery trtrnt that support?! Roose
velt in lft"4 Is supporting Taft or
ttonneveit in 1912. lHn't forget this
vital fact, progressive republican voters.
A device suggested by tlie Is Ange
les pollre which - Indicates ny light
signals the speed of an automobile at
night is the iafst enemy of the ppf-cd
many w i, es. i dulge even when they are old enough
This woman ban a eood husband: a i tr. knnw hetter
well afford it. They show the public j husband who i0VPS hpr, who ia Uimi
r. merc. ; to h(r But hecause he doesn't act
" nn t n Y nn win nf mm a n T ' r- lnvp thP 1 . . . i ; w: u i l J . -
is discontented and wonders if he fatiefled sigh after a meal: when his
really loves ber any more. j whole air proclaims that he is a hus-
Tbe surest test of any man's love , an(J a householder, a wife may be
Is the practical one of providing well j Mlre that she is secure In his heart, no
for her nee.ls and beipg Johnny-on- j matter how undemonstrative he may
the spot wherever she is concerned. ne in a loverlike way. The fact is, that
price is due to a shortage by the strike. I mere are nusnanas wno sre gooa : nis love men is tar more Bunnmmi
Kissers ana nuggerB, Dut mignty poor i ana worm posseEsing man n. i
rroviders. . But some women don't j its pyrotechnic newness before mar
reem to realize that kisses get mighty i riage. for it's stood the test.
coal they have on hand has been con
tacted for and the winter price has
been fixed at a ton for range an-
tbracite and t !S for chesnut. while
K'imn predict that the price will reach
a ton after cold weather sets In.,
'1 be coal barons sav the increase in j
THE BIG RACE, j
A LL set
For the presidemivl race.
The fighters do
Their war paint.
And the faint
Low murmur of the coming battle
Assails our ears.
This Is one of the years
In which we list to oratory
And know even lefs
Than we could guess
Before we started to listen.,
Words glisten. '
But what they disclose
Goodness only knows.
Orators talk for effect
And not to correct
The evil of our day.
But there 1 a string
And It will fit
In a round or a square hole.
It 1 a hot coal
In one town
And a chunk of ice farther down
Th great orator move his lip
And words alip
Out as water from a fount.
But what do they amount
It Is a. big noise.
A hurrah, boy.
While reason takes a back peat
And the heat
Of prejudice rules.
But when the speech cools
Where la th meat?
It Is mostly mush
j It was a laxy day. Spring had ar- , My basketsl repe;l,ed Jack pin,.
j rived early that year, and In April the j 1Iv a shadow passing over his fa e.
mossy banks of the Vlrgin'a brookside
j vcere starred thickly with delicate for
; getmenots and purple violets. The sun i
; shone down warmly through the trees, ;
J changing the bursting buds to misty j
green loaves until the whole wood was
! permeated with green light shot through j
j with sunshine. f
Jack Wendell tramped through the ;
1 crisp leaves of successive years and j
; with a wistful, half defiant glance up j
the winding road thnt led to Everglade
"Perhaps they will bring one on your
door." remarked the girl in a comfort
"I hope not! I bate spring flowers."
said Jack ungraciously.
Jack glanced at her demure, down
"Even forgetmenots." lie said stiffly.
There was a pause while she daintily
mnehed her flowers and tied the
bunches with long, tough blades ot
Hall he threw himself down beside the ! Sr"9-
They have Indicted Archbold in
Texas and ColonH KnoKH-i ll is fliiy
ing Mm on the stump. Vet the prie
of oil continues buoyant. That $2."V
nf'O campaign rontriimtion was bi:t the
veriest trifle wii"ii you get to figuring
Ilie possibilities of the oil giime.
The strike was not a long one and the
r hortage could be made up before win
ter. It looks as if the owners of the
coal mines bad determined not to
make up the shortage in order to have
an excuse for keeping up prices. There
should be no squeamishness about
making the coal barons go to any ex
pense that will tend to reduce the loss
cf life among their employes.
COIMENT FROM THE CAPITAL
Governor Wilson says. 'Tee the
school houses as i-oclal centers. Get
together atul talk things over, because
tlie minute you begin io talk things;
over, you b s:in to make that most
powerful instrument that exiF's in a
free country I mean public opinion."
A MAN'S MOTHER.
ll.MVOIS FIRST WITU lll'.AVV
Ohio. IIMnois, luwa. Nebraska and
KsiiKas are producing 72 per cent of
I'll the I'rrcheron noises in the I'nited
R'aies .and of tliege five states Illinois
Heavy lio-ne breeding Is a great
'.ninth of farm r"(lucii'i, an.l it is
gratifying to i.ti" tliat In -the rni.-iir.-o;
of these magnificent F'ercheron horses.
Illinois is the center of the greatest
netton on the face of the globe.
1 here is ulwnys n.oii'n- in g'od
s'ock. Big re'uttm have lieen secured
by tlie successful I if s'oi k lireedt IB
of the I'nited spates.
The demand f'ir the magnificent
heavy peri bt-ron tlrtift horse is unlim
ited, and the sule s merrily on.
Then.. Inline!. not tie- ll super-
feclefl by the auO'inobile, nor by any.
MI.VFillAI.S VTK WASTK ANM . !
Charles 1,. Barker i f the bureau f.f
tnliies declares tlie AmeriCHn petiple ,
waste annually a quarter of a billion,
More natural gas than the total out-'
l it of artificial g;i!i comj arit s.
Nearly !'i per cel l nf llie en-iv f ,
the coal liiiit IS uiiii',1
More tl .in 1 ,",.1111(1.111111 tons of coal
through boiler scale in locomotives. !
More than $40.0uil,ou of by-pro-:
ducts in the making of cuke by old
In addition to losses In the mining
and concentration of zinc cres. there
are Incalculable losses, wliich without
Uietion run into many millions cf
dollars .tnd undoubtedly pxci-1 the to
tal alue of tlie zinc mined, in slags
and wa.ite products from oilier t-ourc-
Our wastes of nitrogen are aiinrst
Inconceivable and no calculation can
give an idea what tli'-se losses mean.
Just a Little Reminder to th Son Who
ay Have Forgotten.
But your mother's' life has not been
easy. Your father was a poor man.
and from the day she married him she
stood by bis side, fighting the wolf
from the door with her naked hands,
as a woman must fight.
She worked not the eight or ten hour
day of the union, but the twenty-four
hour day of the poor wife and mother.
She cooked Hud cleaned and scrubbed
and patched and nursed from dawn un
til bedtime aud iu the night was up
and down getting drinks for thirsty
lips, covering restless little sleepers,
listening for eroupy coughs.
She bad time to listen to your stories
of boyish fun aud frolic and triumph.
he had time to say the things that
spurred your ambltloo on.
She never forgot to cook 'the little
dishes yon liked.
M;e did without the dress she need
ed that you might not be asbajned ot
your clothes before your fellows.
Remember this upw while there ia
yet time, wbile she is llviug. to pay
back to her in love and tenderness
aoine of tlie debt you owe her. You
run never pay It ail, but pay down
something on accouut this very nlgUt.
Iadle' Home Journal.
BY CLYDE H. TAVENNER.
t Fper ihI Correspondence of The ArRus. )
Washington, Sep. 1. In his address
to the farmers of Vermont, the third
It Is our pro
posal to help the
iarmer, ana at ine
same time lower
the prices of his
products to the
men who consume
shotgun 19.25 15.83
Iiedrick hay press ... 250.00 208.25
Farmers' cart sprayer,
Deming 37.50 30.00
Collins' Y'ankee axe
(doz.) 6.75 6.07
AX IMJF.FIMTE LIST.
In ' considering
this statement it
is well to bear in
mind, first of all,
country were capi
talized, when the
office, at $3,784,-
; ', J J when he left office
third termer took
lav-ax y7. e .
This list could be extended indefin
itely. I'nder the rule of the third
termer, then, it was considered "help
ing the farmer" to allow the trusts
to charge him more for the same
tools and machinery abroad. Xow as
to the consumer, whom the third
termer also is going to hc-lp:
When the third termer left office,
after nearly eight years of opportun-
tariff , ity to "help the consumer," that con-
this i Burner was paying 25 per cent more
for woolen blankets than during the
previous 10 year period; 27 per cent
more for cotton flannels; 40 per cent
"I am going to
get three teeth
pulled this after
"Then why the
me a bill, and I
can't get it out of
him any other
murmuring brook and plucked remorse
lessly at the flowers.
"Forgetmenots rubbish!" he ejacu
lated Dltterly. "All women are faith
"Rubbish to that!, retorted a sweet
voice from the other bank, and Jack
arose, startled to observe a pretty girl
engaged In plucking violets and for
getmenotp and tying them Into little;
bunches. She wore pink frock, and
with the background of green moss
and the golden green atmosphere of
the wood surrounding her she looked
to .lack's bewildered eyes like a pink
and white fairy evolved from the April
day. Her skin was pink and white,
nnd her hair was golden, like the sun-
! shine, and her eves were like the blue
sky and the flowers below. When sh
spoke to Jack she had flashed a saucy
glance at him from underfcolden brown
"Why rubbish?" demanded Jack ap
gumentatively. "Oh, because:" said the girl, looking
st a completed bunch of violets with
half closed eyes.
"I thought I smelled May pinks,"
sniffed Jack, abandoning the argument
for the. while.
"I hnve a basketful here," said the
"Making May baskets?"
"Somebody Is going to make bas
kets. These are for the kindergarten
Jack flushed redly. Thyllls Lambert
kept the kindergarten school in Red
land. The path he had longed to take
I suppose I ought to so away and
leave you alone. You were here first."
observed Jack without moving from
his comfortable position. His back
was against a tall chestnut tree.
"Suit yourself." said the girl care
lessly. "If yon were a perfect stranger
I might object. As It is"
"As It Is?" Interrupted Jack, begin-J
nlng to be Interested.
"We know each other well. Ton
slapped my face once," said the girl
"I slapped your face once?" Jack's
amazement was genuine. "Why, I
"Yes. you did. Jack Wendell. You
were eight years old. and I was only
five. It was at Miss Quilty's school."
"At Miss Qui'.ty's school ah. yes:"
Jack was scanning her face todlscove
some trace of a little schoolmate ft
seventeen years before. She must
have been a rosebud of a little la is.
bnt as for slapping her face he simply
didn't believe it.
"I suppose you remember all about
it?" The girl's hcHd was bent over her
"All but yonr name," lied Jack cheer
fully. It was remarkable how Utt'e he
was thinking about Phyllis Lambert
now. "I know It isn't Susie," he ftdded
Making an Experiment.
"Why, Madge, aren't you afraid
you'll catch cold?"
"That's what I am trying to do."
"I am growing just the teeniest bit
"And I want to wear my swellest
evening dress the last of the week."
"Well, cold contracts, you know, and
I am hoping by means of a good cold
to squeeze into the gown."
had increased to
more for women's dress goods; 67 to
104 per cent more for preserved
meats; 30 to 180 per cent more for
steel products; 24 to 96 per cent more
for lumber; 29 to 36 per cent more
$31,672,000,000. To I for window glass; and from 38 to 43
dividends on this vast amount of wa-tper cent more for furniture.
What H Thought.
"It is desirable to be self made."
"Do you think so?"
"But I hnve noticed that it gives
more domestic satisfaction to let your
wife make you."
tered stock the trusts had to boost
prices to the American consumer, and
to show Just how much they did boost
prices the following table Is cited,
showing the prices charged for cer-
A NKOI.KCTEn OPPORTI XTV.
Thus it is apparent that when the
third termer was in power, and really
had a chance to do something, he
allowed the trusts to rob
SAYS IVORKIXCMEN '
ARE FOR SUFFRACB
The tot.il amount of si:
charged in the air from
would make more than 't.o'.i
of sulphuric acid.
smelter .coo tons
'- ' V " .
v - . v $ - .. . .
tain trust made articles in the coun-jfarmPr and consumer. Now that
try, and the prices charged for the , ne is out of office, and wants to get
same articles abroad: ; back in. he blandly tells both the
Home Foreign ! betrayed farmer and the betrayed con-
How They Do It
"I hear the men talk a lot about
their housekeeping. Guess they must
do It by machinery."
"Not exactly that way."
Ames cylinder churn.. $ 2.25
I'niversal corn sheller. 7.;0
Lean 20-disc harrow . . 27.20
Gale steel beam chilled
$ 1.62 !
sumer that he is their friond, and
anxious to help them.
And George W. Perkins, who profit
ed most by this betrayal of the
farmers and the consumer, is backing
"Madge is pretty"
"Aw, come off."
"Madge is pretty rich."
"Indeed! And what a beautiful girl
she is too"'
the third termer's
From a European Geography.
"What are the principal products of !
the U. S. A.?"
"Sucker tourists of the common va
riety and heiresses."
ALL EYES ON VERMONT TODAY
"I want to save you. Jack:"
"Theu permit me to smoke
New York, Sept. 3 In 1892 Wil
Ham C. Whitney looked up from a
. pile of telegrams and in reply to the
; question as to the outlook for demo
cratic victory, said:
j "Wait until after the good people of
i Vermont register their votes on the
, first Monday in September and I think
I can make an accurate guees as to
iho will be the next president."
Mr. Whitney turned to his work as
the November presidential election. If
the republicans' majority exceeds 29,-1
urn) in Vermont in September, they j
carry the presidency. But if the demo- j
Poor woman useil to ar the pants,
I'.ut now ll:e vPHt ani rnpr
Is hers If she rhouM rare to reach
Where women have the vote
JO II WAN AMAKI U i
The business world will sympathize '
with John V HiianiHWcr, the former
pos' master geneial of tlie I'nid
Sta'.e and great men haul of the city
of T'.lBdelphia. who now appears to
b crially ill. John Wans maker is
neral.?j acknow ledged as the great
est livltiR, merchant of the pge.
A few wears ajto A. T. Stewart's
store on Tenth street in New York was
the foremos' s:ere on the face of the
globe, and Stewart was alluded to as
the merchant prince of the world On
account of hi great success President
t'.rant offered to make him treasurer
of the I'nited Statta.
At present the whole building occu
pied by A. T. Stewart Is only a side
annex t John Wanamaker's New
York store. ii.rh stands next to it
an. whi.li ..- jwo or three time as
bi.-j:e c the a. T. Stewart building
This is fr one of Wanamakera
fores, for he has a still larger one in
He has proven himself a successful
meirhant. a remarkable man. a sic-
Mri. Raymond Roblnw
Chicago, Sept. 3. "It is the working
man to whom the women must look
for the ballot. It is he who best
crats cut the majority down to less
than 25,000 they have won.
Today Vermont casts its vote for, jt ja ot ,,., tiilkinjr, but effective
the gubernatorial candidates. - talking, that takes the cake in the Kab-
Tlje democratic candidate for gover- j fest.
nor, Uarland V. Howe, has carried on
bis campaign practically by making1 The people who jndse by first ini
speeches to the voters. He had
if he had dismissed the subject for : alntance during the last few days of psion. which they proceed to perpet.
d- the campaign and notwithstanding the ute.
"But why wait, for the first Monday . fact that the democrats have not made . -
in September?" his caller iusieted. ' the vigorous fight" in Vermont that i A man whnnt) Te )s ,,t of for.us spi
"for the simple reason that Ver- they are making in some other parts; Aom maWe9 tninps dovetail,
mont la a perfect political barometer," of the country there is every Indica-
replied Mr. Whitney. ! tion that Mr. Howe stands a most ex- ron't worrv if folks don't notice n.
"And it has been so for a Quarter of ceilent chance of defeating both rival it ,s probably about what von are
a century. When you find Vermont candidates. ' wnrth u1ia ." t tKoir ,.,(,. ,' -flPth
sociation in December. 18S9.
Mr. Grady, who had a country-wide
giving a majority of Zb.OoO or over for; Students of political affairs recall 8 well.
me repumicana in tneir teptemDer , the famous nrfc nr unrv w nmHv
knows the needs of the working worn- election, then you can expect the re- of Georgia, delivered at "the annual !
... n, ,5r re oracucaiij me publicans to carry tne country in No- banquet of the Boston Merchants' as
parr.-." as n:s own. lie Knows, too, vember.
that the woman's ballot will help him1 In 18S4 the democrats at the Sep-
"V. . " i,uiur ...-uuu iBl lue .e ... o...y rputation as an orator, closed his, he has somehow got the Idea that a
That :s the tribute Mrs. Raymond j 22.704 and in November the democrats speech with the following eloquent tri- part Clin he more effective than the
Robins, of the city, who has won na-, swept the country. , bute to the democrats of Vermont: ! whole.
tlonal fame for her work among the; 1892 the democrats reduced the re- j "Let me confess. Mr. President '
trade union, pays to the working-1 publican majority in Vermont in the: before the praise of' New England has j Tou can't so easily fool a man who
"' t , September election by 19.7o2 and again ; died on my lips that I believe the ; makes no secret of his ignorance.
I he worklnfman has a keener in-1 swept the counts- at the presidential l est Dsoduct of it r.rnt life is tha
sight into the affairs of life than the election In November. 'procession of 17 COO Vermont demo-!
Good sdvlr-e Is so blooming plentiful
that it threatens to be a bad thing.
The trouble with an egorist is that
"TIOLKT MKBRIAM," RE BAIO QL'ICKLT.
had led directly to the door of her
woodland school. He had leeu In love
with I'hyllis ever since he hud first
taken his little sister. Planche. to the
kindergarten. Blanche was five then,
nnd he whs fifteen, and I'hyllis was
twenty-five. Now Blanche was fif
teen, lit? was twenty-live, and I'hyllis
was Jack refused to consider I'hyllis'
Increasing ue. He bad been iu love
with her to such detrimental effect
that his father hail found business for
him in a distant city ami hoped the
Im.v would forgel his sweetheart.
But J.i"k was obstinate and would
', not forget.
: niicy that compelled him to haunt
j Thy'lls Lambert's stops until she half
j laughingly promised to wait for biin.
j She had given l.itn n bunch of forgct
j mounts, and lie bad gone away happy
! as a king, and he had stayed away.
cheerfully working to make something
, of himself for I'hyllis' sake,
j There was no objection to I'hyMls
' Lambert except the difference in their
i ages. I'hyllis was sweet nnd fair and
very loveable if inclined to be some-
what shallow ami nerveless, but Jack's
' parents ever held I fore him the fact
that by the time he was ready to mar
, ry her bis bride would be tbirfy-tive
; or forty years old nnd "look if. too."
as hia unit her added emphatically. It
1 whs (lerhnps unfortunate, under the
circumstances, that .lack should ap
pear young for his iige and I'byilis old
for .Vrs. t
But a letter from Phyllis had
brought him l.ohie flying now. She
had changed her mind. She did not
want to marry nnr one at present.
: She did not love him as she should.
I and she preferred that their engnge-
ment should oiid. And she returned
Jack's letters and the ring he had in
j si'ed upon placing on her plump,
' white finsrer and was "his sincere
! frjetid. I'hyllis Lamljjrt."
i So Jark had come flying home, astoa
i lhin bis parents, w ho evidently knew
; nothing about the broken engagement,
i He bad hurried through lunch, and with
' some incoherent remark about a walk
"I'm sure. It must be Angela!" he
declared at last.
The girl burst Into merry, tinkling
laughter, showing a double row of
pearly teeth. She tossed a bunch of
violeta across the brook, and he caught
"Violet Men-lam," he said quickly,
and a flush deepened the pink of ber
"Hark! What was that?" she asked,
holding up a hand with a listening ges
ture. Footsteps stirred the old leaves that
carpeted the woodland floor.
Jack saw the newcomers first, for
they came into view behind the girl
on the opposite side of the brook.- Vio
let Merrlam beard them, too, but she
did not turn around ufitil she saw the
utter consternation on the face of Jack.
What Jack saw was an elderly, white
haired man. dignified and handsome,
walking slowly toward him. Beside
him there walked nay, lumbered a
very large woman, who might have
been twenty years younger than her
companion. Her skin was floridly fair,
aud she was handsome in a large way.
Her eyes were very blue and her lips
very red. She had a double chin, and
she quivered like a mold of delicate
Jelly every time she moved.
They did not appear to see the younjj
people by the brookside. Before they
reached the brook they turned and
went away by another path. The girl
looked after theiu. Then she gazed
straight across the water into Jack's
"That was my father and" she hes
itated. At that instant she was smit
ten with a vague recollection of Jack
Wendell's Infatuation for Phyllis Lam
bert. "And that was Phyllis Lambert," ut
tered Jack when be regained hi
"Yes; but you know perhaps that she
had married my father?" The girl's
sympathy looked out of her eye even
as she delivered this blow to Jack's)
Jack was looking at ber with a queer
It was his Wendell obsii- expression on bis face. There was a
relieved look mingled with one of
; dawning comprehension. There was
i mischievous delight mingled with
: t-oineiliiiig else that it might take
; months to tlciplu-r. He had forgotten
i all about Phyllis Lambert.
I He look one long step across ihe
' brook and stood beside Violet Merriam.
1 "I remember nil about it," he said,
ignoring lu-r preparations for instant
i flight. "I whs right. I never slapped
j you iu in y life. It was Billy Illake
i who did It because you wouldn't let
him kis you! And afier he ran away
I and you cried, why 1 kissed you.' and
i you let Hiel"
'1 li.- last words were flung after the
; fleeing form of Violet Merriam.
; "I wonder if she'd lei me do It again.
; She would if we were engaged. I guess
I'll take up with father's offer now
and stay home and run the plantation."
. was Jar-k's resolve.
Before he went 'lome J.vk vtooped'
down and picked up :i handful of the
I forgetmenots that Vio'et had plucked.
He thrust them into nn Inner oeket
j and walked slowly through the wood
softly whistling "Violets.; And not
once did he consider the f i1thlenes
Sept. 3 in American
man who has studied only from books. ;
His know ledge of life comes at first ;
band. He is constantly confronted j
w !th actual problems to be solved
immediately." declares Mrs. Robins.
"That i-why he know that worn-!
an suffrage Is r.ot a theory cr an ex
Robins, w ife of the noted r-!waa elected In November
Chicago tenement. She left
in isfv ine repuoucans carrieu rue rrats mat ror r years, undiminienea the promoter and self seeker work
state in September by 30.S64 and Mc-;by deeth, unrecruited by birth or con- with the greatest ease.
Kfnley was elected in NovpmWr. i version, have marched over their rug-
In 1S04 the republicans carried the ted bills, cast their democratic bal-1 '' -
state by 31.555 in September and lets and gone back home to pray .for , morrow, not only by an increased dem
hoosevelf was elected In November, -their utyegefierate neighbors, andjocratio vote, but the handwriting on
In 1908 the republicans carried the 'awake to read the record of 28.000 re- tn wal due to appear when the
state in September by 29.654 and Taft! publican majority. May the God of ' republicans slump from their 28.000
It Is throfgh the vanity of men that ' In the woods he had plunged Into Jb ; 17
,the helpless and the heroic help them ; majority.
oaynona rvomns. i.ves in a And SO ermont 8 hisrorv Since 1S..8 : and ma v their atnrdv tribe inrrep.se " i Mr U,ltnv' malfiny tha Vormnrl . u.
jtt-ff'.il official; -te baa s'ood for elf an , luxury to help the workers.
iue cr nas been a guide post for the political And unless all signs fail, the predirv; election a political barometer is
I leaders and what they might expect in, tion of Mr. Grady will be answered to-iLelieved to hold good.
path that led to Phyllis' woodland !
kindergarten. At the brookside. where I
the path diverged toward the school, i
be had paused and thrown himself !
down. Then it was that his bitter re- !
mark had found a hearer in the person
of the prettiest girl be bad ever seen.
As a matter of fact, .lark Wendell bad
been practically blind since be was flf-
sti.i girl than PbyliU.
i exi.it for him.
They simply did not
2 New style calendar adopted In
KiiLlaud and her colonies, which
included the present ' territory of
tlie I'nited States: 11 days added,
making Sept. :i "old style." Sept.
14 "new style."
182General Pope's Federal army,
which met defeat on Aug. 30. re
tired within Ihe fortifications at
1907 General Pleasant Porter, chief of
the ('reek Indian Nation, died at
Vinita. 1. T.; born 1S40.