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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. WEDNESDAY JfARCD 5, 1913.
THE ARGUS. . Ptibllahad dally at 1(14 Beond av o. Rook Island. 111. (Enteral at tho ostofflc as oond-claaa matter.) Reek laUai HmW of Aasortatrd BY THE J. W. POTTER CO. TERMS Ten canti per week, by ear nr. la Rock Island. Complaint of delivery rrlea ahould be made to the clrculat-'on department, which ahould alio be notified 1n every Instance where It 1 desired to have paper discontinued, as carriers have no authority In the rrem'ea. All communications of argumentative character, political or rellmous. must bare real name attached for publlra- tlon. No such articles will be printed 1 tver fi-t:tlous elirrtures. j Telephones Is all departments: Cer tral Union. West 145. 1145 and 2144: Union Electric CMS. Wednesday, March 5, 1913. The chief blunder of Madero was la not going while the going was good. Germany la a monarchy all right, but a poor tenant farmer defeated the kaiser In a lawsuit. "Let your enemlea kiss you." eay. an eastern preacher. Perhaps there has been a revolt In the choir and thia la an Invitation. The fact that boyg snowballed the marching suffragist leads to the con viction that there were no old-fashioned mothers In the parade. How was that Texas woman who lost Hl.OOO whk-h she carried around Chicago In a handbag ever wise enough to earn the money? Horses valued at $20,000 were stol on In New York last year. Still all that effort was not reeded to put the old horse cars out of business. i 9ira cutB ar9 located on the carcass, A careful nading of the kaiser and besides contains considerable ad nianlffHto Informs us that he continues ditlonal information which will prove to look with approval on "sacrifices" to both interesting and profitable to the be made by otr Germans for the glory of the casj, . he commands. THK M EAT WK K.4.T. The Illinois state board of health has issued a bulletin entitled "Rela tive Economy, Composition and Nu- I4fi... v.,i ,.r tt, v,-l,,. ', " ' v "-- "" iteef." The bulletin ! Seniles me three steers Ub"d In , mont tue exper.men; : at tli'- rnlvcrnlty of Illinois, th meth i J of ftitti-ning th'm. bow thy were 'aughtered, and finally their value to ( no hounewlfe as Uef. Every cut made I'.v the biitelitT 1h uliown and its vulu C(uup;tr'd to th" oth r cuts on the . arcui-H ia t-xpluiin'tl in a bcI uwflc , inanri r. Iu the pitfuce the authors quote I'r. 11 mun TbotnpKoti n the aiu' of mtat as a food. lit- his: "It inueaA ts lha aiiucru.1 halt, purticulurly the phottphut' , It Ixilh n-pktiB the old t. ud forma n w tiHf w, it improNee th condition of the u.uFrU's, which a.e rmde tlrint'r, it hah a more at'niuiat .:ig effe' t upon thu tt.-iu and ia jiior- 'jeiiKthnl)g thtin nctabli fmid. tvblch ! quire man to live on his owi Iimui-h; it gives Tilsit to sensations "t energy and activity, it ratisfies the c ravlnnn of hunger to a greater ex tent and for a longer time thun vege table food, and occupies 1-sb ypace in ;he stomach and is more portable than vegetable food." In addition to this, it is pointed out that niiin cannot he compared with the lower animals in an argument, iu favor of vegetable food. While everybody want meat, few I eople Kno how to buy it. As a re filt the loins and ribs formiug only about one-fourth of the entire weight of the arasa represent nearly one half of Its retail cost. Nobody wants the rst. Hy educating th1 public to the value of the other three-fourths f the caras, the consumer will save inonev, while the market will be more hiable. The matter is one of import- ; strong ciiur. li body, which, holdins KUte, as it has a strong bearing on the j the essentials of orthodox protestant i'Uture of beef production in this conn-! ,fni. should have a basis of faith of try as well as on our foreign market, j sufficient breadth and flexibility to ac Among the many tables, which it is 1 commodate all evangelical Christians, nipossible to review here, is one - The enterprise bus now a building v-bich shows the total protein in the ' costing ?1!.""0. with a student from lcneless meat of the wholesale cuts, i I'nion seminary. Rev. J. 0. Rollyman, To quote; "The term protein as UBed here re'ers to the percentage of pro tein nitrogen multiplied by the factor As already stated, protein is the essential constituent of lean meat. It censists largely of albumin compounds which serve as muscle building ma-jare: Belief in God. the Father, Son and terlal In the human body. Since beef Holy Spirit; the fundamental prlnci s" used thlefly for the lean meat it I pies of Christian faith as held by contains, the economic significance of the data lven Is readily apparent," me taDie snows tLat tne perentage or protein la lowest in flank and highest in fore shank, being double the for- mer in the latter. In value, the varl ous cut range in the following order: Flank, plate, rib. rump, loin, chuck, neck, hind shank, round, clod and fore hank. .In organic extractlveness. ronr.d ad clod lead with .94 per cent nirro ' (enoua, chuck Is next with .79. hind ahank, .73; fore fhank. .74; neck. .7C; Ma, .69; rump, .f3: rib, .60; plate. .46. and flank. .34. The ratio 1s prac tically the same on ash and phosphor was. When it com to the cost, the cheap- ci, t IT . i .v Z , T. . , fv f r, ?V Z , 11 cut, that riv. th. most protein for the least money are to be preferred. The find :vt of the experimenter, are a. '" ' , lh i:' rpe.it en's fi r protein wri- li.r i.ci., tli-r.KS and clod. The neck furnishes a pound of pro tein for 46 cents; the fore shank for 50 cents; the hind shank for C3 cents, and the clod for C3 cents. The loin, rib, rump, and round fur nish a round of protein for the most money; the loin for $1.8S; the rib for $1.71; the rump for $1.19. and the round for $1.01. The f ank, plat and chuck cuts supply . a pound of protein for So, S2 and 84 cents respectively. With refer ence to the cost of protein, the most economical cuts which are suitable for general use are the clod, plate and chuck, In the or dr named. From the cost per pound of the boneless meat and from the amount of bonoles9 meat required to furnish 1.0CO calories. It Is pos fctMe to determine the cost of the meat necessary to supply the same fuel value for each cut. These re sults are given In the last column. They Indicate that the 11 cuts can be grouped into four classes: First, the flank, plate and neck, costing 3. 4 and 5 cents, respec tively, per 1.0'tO calories; second, the fore shank and the rump, costing 7 and 8 cents respectively; third, the hind shank, chuck, clod and rib, costing 9, 9, 10 and 11 cents respectively: and fourth, the loin and round, costing 14 and 15 cents respectively. Consider ing their adaptability for general use, the most economical cuts in terms of ful value are the plate rump, chuck and clod. It will be of Interest to see which cuts of beef are the most economical for protein and fuel value combined. In the above dis cussion the relative order of the cuts Is not the eame In the two cases. The neck, shank and plate are among the cheapest cuts In bcth Instances, while the round, rib and loin are the most expen sive. From the standpoint of both, protein and energy value, the most economical cuts adapted to general use are the clod, chuck and plate. In the order named. It should, of course, be borne in mind that some of these cheap er cuts are less tender and there fore more difficult to prepare for L use than steaks and roasts. The bulletin fhows where the vari- careful housekeeper. THK IRl'TH ABOUT THE CURE CERTAIN SOON. In this country, as in Germany, the government has taken such an inter- . . . t i , , , est in the cure for tuberculosis which' i.. . , . . . . .. if. rneumann claims to nave aiscov- pr(.,l thut 1t vil Tin ran to trnctuH ' " g0On to jenyine ln4 fun trutn about the powers and promise of the new : remedy. In America, ns in Europe. ; tne crease wnicti the young werman physician is cunfld.-nt he has learned now to conquer, is so terrible a roe w human life and its treatment is so un satisfactory, in thousands of ases. ev ery yi ar. that there cm be no halting In the Investigation of Dr. Frie dmar.n'x IhIuis. unt'l his discovery is thor oii;!ily tested in the must public man ner. Pulmonary ti'V-rculosis is commonly a slow disease and pe;s.-te:u after it hh been checked or partially cured. In the nature of th'? "while plague" it will take n.oi.ths to determine the per-uian'-:;t results tf the 1'iii'lmaun treat ment, but that no time will he lost for lack of public or professional inter est Is rer'.B'U. If 'private investigation and experi ments were wanting the work of pov eriiinents of the highest rank would insure definite results. NOVEL ( III Kill :.I'HRIMKT. Korest Hills. X. Y.. has a decidedly new kind of a church enterprise that seems to Lave tnade a go of it. A 1'nlted church has In en etiblis!n-d which promises to solve some of the sectarian problems In rural communi ties. ) Churchmen from eight different de noii'inat ions Presbyterian. Conprepa tionalist Methodist TWn'wr Criivn- oalinn 'l).,-eh KVfnrn-ed , thf run ard Friend determined to make one I who has been called as pastor. He is composed of prominent college Greek endeavoring to avoid all doctrinal divi- letter societies, reports that it has slonal theme, preaching the truths , "taken a firm 6tand against high school common to most modern evangelical j fraternities." preachers. The standard and by-laws adopted ' orthodox Christ ans: the holy scrip- ' tures as the word of God and the pu'de 'o rigmeous rvmg. ana the duty of; disciples of Christ to further the ex-1 j tension or His kingdom, - 1 ? WILSON TO FILL 1.400 POSITIONS NOW VACANT Washington, March 6. To Presi dent Wilson will fall the task of filling more than 1.400 places made vacant by the refusal of the senate to con firm appointments by the president since Dec. 2. Th places that will become vacant i with the adjournment of congress to- , day Include practically all appoint- ! ments outside of the diplomatic ser- ..ivlce. the army. navy, marine corps and Ulied services. Many important Positions are in TolTed ,n ,ne ,lst A tnoM of lnter6ta! commerce commi(, i eoner commiFi!ioner of labor lhe j three commissioners of the District of Columbia, the nine members of the inew commission on Industrial rela - The Genial Cynic, BY CHARLES GRANT MILLER. TWO LIVES FOR 15 CENTS. Two fools in Georgia quarreled over 15 cents and both were shot dead. There can be no protest against calling them fools. The littleness of the amount involved, as measured against life, or even against peace and order, is too striking. Yet, if all the men who put their lives up against trivial things were to be call 1 fools there would be a lot of us. What a host of people are dead or maimed all over this and other lands Just because they were plucky or foolish! Physical courage, commonly accepted as one of the noblest Qualities, may become one of the basest. Armies of good men have been killed In defense of things not worth a thousandth part of the cost. There is fine courage in this, to be sure. But there is far nner courage and better sense In controlling one's temper. The world has been almost depopulated of its best and bravest men at times by wars over the opinions which time has proved not worth hold ing, let alone dying for. NO NEED OF RECALL fChlcagro Record-Herald.) , Senator Jones asks the legislature to submit a constitutional amendment providing for the recall of judicial de cisions by a referendum vote." His particular form of recall, it is but fair to state, is comparatively moderate; much wilder and more extreme recall schemes have been advocated by su perficial reformers-in-a-hurry. But even the Jones plan is gratuitous, foolish and dangerous. Incidentally it should be observed that tie senator misapprehends and mistakes the prac tice of Great Britain and of Germany. The alleged precedents have no exis tence. Neither in Britain nor In Ger many have the courts the general pow er of annulling legislation on consti tutional grounds, and in neither coun try ia there a referendum on legisla tion. Senator Jones' mind is evident ly confused by the British anti-lords' veto act. We need no sort of Judicial recall in Illinois. There is a quiet, sane GETTING RICH (Sprlnerfleld Record) Nature is the greatest of all teach ers. But many of us fall to see the signi ficance of the facts which she so quiet ly, but insistently, places before us. If one who has received a comfort able salary for five or ten years sud- ' ' ' ' . J 111. ' . o 111.11.-' i . v. 1 1 l. . ' i ' . w 1 uui ... ... , . ;4 KilU uu UlllUW tivni up, uo n, rettv tr, uam hia -lnck m- e ... sl. a.j oi sensiuiy realizing ui-ax expen- . j,fVw. n fn fn- mn.t convincing way a lesson he ought to have !t,arne(j iong before. jf instead of bemoaning his "luck,", he wiu i!Btt.n, he will hear a stjll small j 01,.e whispering to him of pennies and nicl.els and dimes and dollars that have betu not wisely sown, but scat - tereil to the winds and wasted. Monev mient in WiMmate nleasnreB need never be regretted. Such indulgences bestow delightful memories that comfort even in the cruelest hardships. Hut money wasted is worse than wasted, for with it goes waste of en - rules and opportunities. Suppose that at. 2 one should make ! a vow to at least put away 5 cents a: EDUCATION NOTES Agricultural education will form an i university and a department of edu important section of the International ! cation at Washington with a secretary Congress of Agriculture at Ghent, Bel - 111111, in June, ! jjoro than half the deks and ta bles in the primary schools of the Philippine Islands were made by the pupils themselves. Gloucester. Mass.. has six parent- teacher associations formed within the last three years, all working to make a bond of cooperation between parents . and the schools. i Alaskan natives read American mag azines. Tire I'.iited States buteau o education evo-y year phiD a number of current periodicals to the native schools. The Xational Panhellenic congress, Sessions of the Newark. Ohio, high school are occasionally held at night, in order that the citizens may see at first hand the workings of their high school The California state legislature hae I adopted a resolution favoring federal! a!d for Industrial education and urg - lng the establishment of a national tlons, assistant treasurer of the Unit-1 ed States, assistant controller of the treasury, governor of Hawaii, secre tary of Hawaii, and the executive council of Porto Rico. The list of federal Judges who will "urt of Delaware a commissioner at fail of confirmation includes George Tne Hague, and appointed John Us A. Carpenter. Illinois, and Arthur r. i "tt Moore, another commissioner, to Brown. Rhode Island, circuit Judges; Richard E. Sloan. Arixona; John M . Cheney, Florida; Peter J. Hamilton, Alabama, for Porto Rico; Clinton W Howard. Washington; Charles S. Cut-.Tan. will receive $2ft,f'0 In a b-jsi-ting. Illinois; Charles C. Mumford. ness position which he is ebout to eii Rbode Island, district Judges; Fen- ter proves to be erroneous. Kdmund ton W. Booth. Illinois, and Henry S. DwfgLt. Nw York aeent of the corpor Boutell, Illinois, United States court atlon of ahich Mr. Hilles will become of claims: S. B. Kingsburg, John A. an agent, said the pol:ion v.;;s not a Matthewman and Charles F. Parsons, 1 circuit court of Hawaii thoroughly effective way of preventing the abuse of the judicial power of vetoing legislation, and that way has the Indorsement of progressive Judges and lawyers. Those who want results rather than spectacularism and noise will choose th simpler and better way. It Is, in a word, this that all con stitutional questions should promptly be certified by trial and intermediate courte to the supreme court, and that all statutes duly passed and signed shall be valid unless held unconstitu tional by five out of the seven Judges composing the Illinois supreme court. This would do away with everything that is really objectionable in the ! existing practice. It would prevent Belay, snap Judgments by individual judges, four-to-three decisions, and all the rest of the evils complained of by the thoughtful. It would r.ot give us a remedy worse than the disease. It would not make an accidental majority of voters, influenced perhaps by pas sion or prejudice, tie arbiters as re- 'garde constitutional construction. day and not touch his savings for ten years- From this investment, so small that I he would scarcely miss it. he would j have, at u", tjie sum of $iSJ.5iJ to hist credit. This is little? Yes, this is the smallest tiling he has gained. He has learned to look upon his pen nies as fortune seeds, and that les son ia worth more than his nickel a day. He has acquired the habit of saving, which grows infinitely Taster even than money at compound interest, The chances are that, within a year ihe has made his savings a dime a day , and w'thin two yoars a quarter; that i ! at 30 be has a thrifty fortun- p!.:n fd ' land at ! is rich. : ! We hear of fortunes .itn in wl. nnd . Only and seemingly by masic. j We read of millions bein, made : single transactions, Hut don't be deceived. Ordinary fortunes an not made ;this way. j For one such there ar- tho'.ita iu id.; tljat prow like the plant, day by day from little seeds of saving. 1 in the cabinet. Miss Margaret Wilson is directing a movement, to interest the women's clubs in urging social center legisla tion in their respeethe states. The Russell Sage Foundation is cooprra1 inp with Miss Wilson and the Federat ed Women's clubs in the woi lt. "The school authorities will lose a splendid opportunity if they intinue to confine themselves to a bookish program and fail to take a position of leadership in the great social move ment now going on throughout the country." declares J. 1). Ktgleston, chief rural school specialis, of the United States bureau of education. Helping school officers in the hy- , gienlc features of their school -build-: ing problems is one of th" occasional services performed by the I'nited ; j States bureau of education fir. F. li. Dresslar, clref or the division of school 'hygiene, with headquarters at Nash-' vllle. Tenn.. has recently piven assist-1 , ance in preparing plans fur school or! 'college buildings in different tecrons of the country. Among these was a: model consolidated schoolhouse to be ; 'erected on the grounds of the national ! conservation exposition at Kncxville, and a proposed new building at Tusca- iloosa, Ala., making U6e of open air rooms. Taft Reappoints Judge Gray. Washington, March 5. Just before he went out of office yesterday Presi- j dent Taft reappointed Judge George Gray of the United States circuit ! C11 vacancy. - j t w York The report that Charles D. Hilles, secretary to ex-President salaried one and the figure named was j not Justified by facta. A SIMPLE The doctor rated a while at gravely shook his head: Tou must not work eo hard," said he; at only whole wheat bread; Avoid all starchy thinjrs and try to take your bpfsteak rare: Avoid the deadly stuff they fry. keep In the open air. And cheer up. Clear your frowns away, put all your cares aside: Play gnlf or tennis every day, or get a horse to ride. "Tou might take three months oft and go to Europe or Japan, Or take a trip to Mexico; you need a chantre, old man; Tou have a hatrgard. weary look, your system's all run down; Go out and loll beside some brook a thou- miles from town: Tnke niv advice and rest a while, become a rr.an of ease. Quit worklnsr and learn how to smile, Three dollars, if you please." Fie could not know how clad I was to g-et his dear advice, Nor that I could r.ot go because I c'nanrpd to lack the price; lie knew not that if for a Fp.iee I trav els! unconcerned , They would Inform me tbat my place was filled. T hen I returned: By toUlns hard and steadily I clung- to my position And kept those who were dear to me in fairly good condition. Twice. I "Yes," said the retired army officer, "I can recall two occasions when I vas most terribly frightened, "Oh." exclaimed the romantic young lady, "do tell me about tliem. I sup- pese it happened when l-OU were ; lady, "do tell me about them. . pese it happened when you ; fihtir.i; the Indians." "No." he replied; "one time was when I was married, and the other 1 time was when we had our baby chris tened." Brave Consideration. "I suppose," tho young matron said, addressing the spinster who was get ting along in years, "you never mar ried because it has been impossible for you to find a man whom you con sidered good enough." "Oh, no. I have found plenty of men who were good enough, but I have always felt that It was a shame to spoil a good thing." j Perhaps. ; I know a maid that seems to set The fellows all half crazy, yet I can't make out the reason. Although In friendliness we dwell. And long have wished each other well, j Both in and out of season. I Full. I will own that it might hi Somewhat more difficult for me To carelessly re6ist 'er. If I had just encountered her And she this little maiden were 1 Some other fellow's sister. NO worrying. "V.T.v in the world did you ever rent ; a flat on the nineteeth floor? What charce would there bo to escape in case of fire?" i "There wouldn't be much of a chance, that's a fact, but I'm away from home most of the time, and I've had the furniture well Insured with out letting my wife know about it" Sympathy. The fault was mine, 'tis true; I asked my friend for sympathy; He heard my story through. And said he sympathized with n?e. His sympathy he gave. As I have mentioned heretofore; 'Twas all I dared to crave. But I expected something more. Her Day. "I believe she was considered & great beauty in her day." "Yes, so I have heard. What a poor old day it must have been." Unthinkable. Have you ever heard of a matinee hero who scored? Art dealers who p to picture sales have a curio:;! ex predion which they use when the bidding for a picture steps at a price U'.u. h lower than It was expected t briny. They look at one another and remark. "It's on the rocks already." When they utter that cryptic remark a wreck usually fcrf- PRESCRIPTS a ? f V p. k v r r lAiicas. 'rail m';v.,j,-.T Ui ' tnammmmK9 I The Daily Story HARRITE GRAY BY ESTHER VANDEVEER. Copyrighted, 191S. by Associated Literary Bureau. My mother ditd when I was a little girl and my father when I was twen ty. I understood from my lawyer that the estate left by my father would give me a comfortable income, and since 1 bad no ties at home, I couclud ed to travel. Hearing of friends abou to sail for Europe, I secured an tnvlta tlon to be one of their party. Before going I set my house in order and did what I had been long averse to doing, looked over family papers that had been accumulating for years. There was a trunk full of them, and I set about" examining them with a view to destroying such as could be of j no further use. Many of them needed ! but a hasty glance, and some scarcely j needed that. I found one envelope marked "Harriet Gray" and. opening j it, took out a number of miscellaue- ' ous papers, consisting mostly of re-1 ceipted bills. There was a deed to a i lot on one of the business streets in I the city in which I lived, the maker of the deed having transferred the prop erty "in consideration of $1." I didn't think the paper of much importance, the lot being of so little value. The envelope also contained a will drawn by Edward Ogle6by in favor of Harriet Gray. I bad no knowledge of business mat ters, and If I had I doubt if I should have considered these documents of any importance. They were yellow with age and had probably been in the trunk for many years. Had they not KEPT MY ETES FIXED ON HIS WHILE HE BEAD." been obsolete father would doubtless have removed them long ago. Proba bly every one who had once been In terested in them was dead. However. I concluded to put these papers, to gether with a few others 1 thought It best not to destroy, in a tin box. The other papers I burned. Having made all necessary arrange ments. I went abroad. During my ab sence I fell in with various persons, among others a young man named Schuyler. Ned Schuyler was seeing Europe on $(H). My first sight of him wns one even ing when sitting on the porch of an inn located on the bank of one of the Swiss lakes. I saw him coining up the road with the springy step of youth and evidently as light hearted as if ho had had a letter of credit in bis pocket for 100.000 francs. He ate supper at the inn and in the evening made tho acquaintance of our party. The place being nttrnctive as well aa inexpensive, we all remained there for some time, boating on the lake, climb ing the mountains bordering on it and visiting the sights In the neighbor hood. Seniehow in all these excursions Ned Schuyler fell to me. Americans meeting abroad often become intimate, and there are more mutches made while traveling for pleasure than un der any other conditions. At any rate, such was the case with ns; not thnt we made a match, but we wanted to mnke one. The reason we failed was the pride of the man. He had educat ed himself, nnd It bad made hitn inde pendent. A wife with nn income of her own would not le a drag on him. but he was too proud to ask a woman to marry bun while not able to sup- port her." It seemed to blm like seying ; to her. "Marry me and spend your j own money." - " We met at several places while I abroad, the persons I was with think- j lng It to ft; by accident, but there was no accident We arranged meetings. The last of these meetings abroad whs at Genoa, from whence I sailed for home. We lived In cities Iu America not far distant from each other, and I exacted a promise from blm that he would come to see me after his return. My lover set out on a tramp to Nice the day before my steamer sailed. I was very disconsolate at having part ed with him and while wandering about the hotel took up the register and turned the pages to the name be bad written in it. lie bad signed hU name Kdward Gray Schuyler. Something Id the name wnn familiar to me, but I could not tfiT In what part On the voyage I thought a good deal about it. and one day it occurred to me that I bad confuted the names in iny mind with those in the paper. I bad found In the trunk at home. There were Edward Ogiesby and Har riet Gray, but no Schuyler. The day after my arrival I got out the tin lx and selecting the envelope marked Harriet Gray Went through every pyper in it thoroughly. Thcro were a number of them, but they were mostly accounts, checks that bad beeu paid and returned by the banks, tax receipts, etc. The only two nanicit that seemed to have any connection with Ned Schuyler were the Edward ! I II "I ,n "u,raM Osiesby and the Gray in Harriet Gray. One morning while reading a news paper I saw the foilowing notice: The handsome office building. No. street, has been finished and la now ready for oceuponcy. Occupants of other buildings In the neighborhood are to ba con(tratulfited, tor the lot on which tlia butldlne t.as been erected remained va cant for many years. It was formerly a part of the Ots'esby estate, which at tha death of Edward Ogiesby fell into initia tion long delayed. Here was the name. Edward Ogiesby. staring me in the face a pi in. 1 recall ed that I had seen it In the Harriet Gray papers aud determined to get thetn out again and learn If this notice had any connection with them. I read the description of the last name in the deed, and, while there was no number given, the street was named and was the snme as that on which the new building was located. Had I connected Ned Schuyler with the matter I should have been eager to learn more about it As it was, not knowing how to proceed for informa tion. I did nothing for several days. Then one day I went to my lawyer's office to pay some taxes, and while there I concluded to mention my And and ask how I could learn something In the matter. My father had done business through the firm for many years, and it was now carried on by Mr. Tucker, the grandson of the origi nal head. After banding him the funds for the taxes I asked him if he knew anything about the new building of which I had read iu the newspaper. "I should think so." was his reply. "I inherited a suit about it for clients . of my father." "Who was the owner. Edward Ogies by, and what had my father to do with him?" "Edward Osiesby owned the lot on which this building of which you speak etands. lie nnd your father were inti mate friends and both my father's cli ents." t "Who was Harriet Gray?" "Mr. Ogiesby 's stepdaughter. Mr. Ogiesby had no children of his own, and it was supposed that he would leave his property to her. But he died intestate. "She claimed that be had left a will in her favor, but it wns nev er found. She dec Is red thnt it had been left by her stepfather In our keeping, but a careful search among otir papers failed to produce It We had a great deal of trouble with the man she mar ried, who would not believe but that we had feloniously destroyed or with held the will. Indeed. I think the charge was indirectly the cause of my father's death." By this time I wns suppressing a wild excitement. I rushed to ask one more question, but dreaded to do so, fearing that I would be disappointed in the reply. Finally I found voice to speak It. "Whom did narrlet Gray marry?" "Her husband's name, I believe, was Schuyler." The riddle was solved. Ned Schuyler was the son of Harriet Gray and took a part of bis name from Edward Ogies by, bis wife's stepfather, and part from bis mother's maiden name. As soon as I could gather my wits I weut on asking questions. My next wns: "Suppose a will of Edward Ogiesby leaving all his properly to Harriet Gray should be produced now. How would It affect the property?" "Her heirs would claim It, and in Ihe end undoubtedly tho courts would give it to them." A happy girl I w-as when I went home conscious that I had the key to a for tune for the man I loved. He was to arrive within a few days, and I re solved to impart the finding of bis mother's will first of all persons to him. One week after his arrival he kept his promise to come to hee. me. I could scarcely wait to make Inquiries con firming my theory as to his Identity, but when I did I was told by blm that bis mother's maiileu name was Har riet Giy iiYul her father was Henry Schuyler. I had the will In a desk near by and. taking it out, handed It to blm. I kept my eyes llxed on bis face while he read the document, and It was a study. When my find wns reported to Mr. Tucker nnd his itstoiiiishiiiciit bad abat ed I asked him bow the will could have got into my father's possession. The only explanation he could give wan that the papers of the two clients had got mi Ted in the alfalr and that these papers belonging to Mr. Ogiesby hHd been handed to my father. He had doubtless put them away without look ing nt them. Ned Schuyler effected a compromise with those in possession of the estate thnt was bis by Inheritance, and It made him rich. He wns obliged t give up a great deal in order to avoid litigation, but even with this surrender his estate was worth much more tba it hail been when the will was made. Since Ned was now far rb her than I be no longer scrupled to ask me to bo his wife. Besides, it was I through whose Instrumentality Lis property came to hi in. March b in American History. 1770 Bnrisa soldiers stationed In Boston shot down ten citizens in retaliation for being pelted with snowball; event commonly known as the " Boston massacre." 1532 Isaac Israel Hayes, arctic ex plorer, born: died l"-!. 16G3 In a o'espentte action at Thonip aon's Station, Term . General John Coburri's Federal brigade was de feated and ruptured entire by Con federate cavalry. 1905 Judge John II Reagan, w f snr rlvor of Jefferson Davis' Confed erate cabinet, died: born 1S1H j 1910 Louis James, the actor, died O J Helena, Mont; born lSWi