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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. MONDAY, JUNE 2, 1913.
! i M THE ARGUS. Published dally at Secon e,ve- tie. Rock lalac. Ul (Entered at the pottos r mm Mcood-cl&n matter.) IUe.a Mmbet ! tbe A rjat4 Pi 8y the j. w.-porreR co. t TERMS Ten etttt per week, by car. $ rler. la Sock Islaim.' CetvplaiBta of dellrery eerrlco ahoaU te mad t tbe circulation department which should aim be notified In every instance where It li Aealred to hare ?rPr discontinued, aa carriers hare no authority In the preraleea. An coicxaunleattona of arfrumentatlve character, political or religious, reast hay real nami attacked for publlca lion, No each article will be tainted trer flcUUoas stft-rfe teres. Telephones In an departments: Cet- trU Union, Weat 145. 1145 and J 14. COUNCIL l Monday, June 2, 1913. Of course Teddy will put that sis cents into the sinking fund for the .bull moose party. It really doth appear that Rock la- j land county needs a modern county jail at least a secure one. Hunger for headlines ha resulted In many public officials collapsing with acute political Indigestion. Rock Island has been brought to a sudden realisation of what a really fine street car system It has been ac customed to having. A national highway from coast to coast is proposed. We favor the prop osition, but the automobile manufactur ers alone could afford to build such a road. No man who has been big enough to be president of the United States . should feel called upon to make oath, or hare others make oath for him, that t he 3s not a drunkard. . Rock Island Is not in the best pos j slble shape to entertain the visiting Elks so far as local transportation fa- cllltles are concerned, but It Is suffer . lng from a misfortune over which no human being can hare control. The house of the New Jersey legis lature has passed a bill requiring : prospective brides and bridegrooms to produce medical certificates of free dom from transmissible disease before a marriage license is issued. The growth of know ledge of sexual disease likely will cause other states to emu late New Jersey's example in effort, to guard against Its ravages. We quickly grow accustomed to i wonders. A shipload of people on the Haverford were saved by wireless tel egraph, but there was only short men tion of the fact in the papers. It had ' been demonstrated before, at which time the news featura was pretty much -exhausted. Ever since Jack Binns played his star engagement, the per- formance of the wireless gets no more . than a short paragraph away down in the story. HITCHCOCK' FAKtl ECONOMY. Postmaster General Burleson, as the result of an expert Investigation, ex .po6ed the fraudulency. of the claims of his predecessor of wonderful economic . reforms in the conduct of the postofflce department of the government. . Postmaster General Burleson has efound that there was no actual saving to the government In the Hitchcock administration, and that the present administration Is paying for the fake . economy of the last administration, . which made its showing at the expense of the public in curtailment of the ser vice and in overworked employes of - he mall service. THE IMMURED TWELVE. "Gentlemen of thevjury," said the court, "until you have rendered a ver ' diet in this case you will be kept in 1 close confinement." Then followed ''other announcements and instructions. 'The jurors were forbidden to discuss -the case among themselves or to frpeak of the testimony to which they had listened all day. They w ere to be perfectly free to write letters to their 'families, but would not be allowed to "receive letters except under the ceu Isorihip of the court. 1 It was a very interesting- case. f Involving to some extent a prominent man's reputation and an outspoken ! man's money. In fact, it simmered down to a question of the ownership iof 110,000. The parties to It were jable to await Its outcome with equanl 'mltr. In the meantime receiving for f their expense and trouble a deal of publicity and the joy of contest. Neith ker life nor liberty was at stake. No ibody was going to be hanged as a (result of the trial and nobody was go. ling to jalL The only sufferers in the vital respect of freedom to pursue hap 'plness were the Jurors. i Jury eenrice U a duty upon the citi Jsea by law. ' It Is not cecessary that the enjoy It. This despite the fact that occasionally men fail to evade it, as occasionally men fall to Intercept pt. But it seems queer that the law whlch take such pains to secure the'r ffull rights to accused or contentious citizens should search out citizens of the most innocent sort and farce them, theoretically at least, into a po 'aitlon where It can and does deny 'them the most rudimentary rights, j Among the many things which, as (everybody knows, are the matter with Ithe jury system, one of the biggest Is that the Juror seems to have no rights wblch the court is bound to respect. As we were lately reminded, the jury m. . a . j a J..u. jefttime la not even allowed to decide! the verdict That the defect of "the j system might largely disappear with i the adoption of more considerate treatment for jurors we are admonish ed by the plight of the 12 good but unlucky men who, of all the partici pants in the exciting , affair, were alone denied the enjoyment of the Marquette affair. THE PCBL1C MUST BE PATIENT. The public must be patient with such service transportation as the Trl City Railway company will be able to provide in the face of its disaster, for the present. And the public will be patient. It has had the best possible in 6treet railway accommodations up to this time. It therefore realties what the Tri-City Railway company has been willing to do where it was pos sible, and will be satisfied that the loss will be replaced with better equip ment than ever at the earliest possi ble moment The utilities company has been over taken and overcome for the time be ing by one of those disasters over which human beings have no control. Storm and fire have wrought disaster, In the face of which the company is entitled to sympathy rather than blame for the consequences. It is a calamity in which the public shares. Apart from the general loss in car barns, 6hops, cars, patterns and machinery, the company will suffer the additional shrinkage in its revenue due to curtailment of service. It is doing the beet it can and pro poses to do the best It can under the handicap, and the public will be pa tient, confident that as soon as car building 6hops can turn out the sew equipment.it will be of the same mod ern type that has In the past few years been supplied, and will apply to all the lines. In the meantime the public will be patient. HIE RIGHT TO REST A new phrase has lately been coined which is likely' to have general cur rency among students of labor condi tions. It is found not in any magazine cr other periodical of current events, but as perhaps the last place one would look for it in a recent decision of the supreme court of a sovereign state. It is therefore of more than or dinary "interest because it recognizes a condition which In so broad a way no commonwealth has undertaken to consider or to settle. Of course other states have passed laws regulating the hours of labor In specific instances or as they relate to the sexes or to employment by the' state, but it remained for the supreme court of Mississippi in a decision which sustains the validity of the ten- hour law enacted in that state 1 March, 1912, to take a ground so broad as to mark a new epoch in the prog ress of labor legislation. In other states, as New York and elsewhere in the west, north and east, labor lawg have been passed, of a r-i-trictive nature, and they have been upheld by the courts, but never on the ground which the southern court gives. Fcr example, Utah has a law which limits the work of men in K.'.elters and mines to eight hours a day. Twenty years ago the United States supreme court upheld this de cision, baelns its judgment cn the ground that the work was hazardous to life and a menace to health. On this ground the court justified Irwfer- ence with freedom cf contract, bo in many states the hours of employment of woman have been restricted in cer tain occupations cn the ground that her health had a direct bearing on tne physical we'l-being of the next gener ation. This too was sustained on ap peal for the narrow specific reason, w-hich apparently nobody thought of going beyond. The l:' eissippi court, apparently ignoring these well-known reasons. bases its opinion in the case at issue on the bread grounds of adequate con ception cf public health and welfare; the right of a state under it3 police powers to preserve its people from the over-fatigue and exhaustion which fellow excessive hours cf labor not only in the dangerous trades but In any modern manufacture. "Some day, nerhaps," says the court, "the inalien able right io rest will be the subject or litigation." The Mississippi law, by the way, prohibits the employment of any perse n more than 10 hours a day in manufacturing or repairing ex cept in cases of emergency or where the public safety requires. The case is evidently not closed. It will go to the supreme court at Wash ington, where, eight years after the bakers case was decided on the ground of the separate occupation, the question will be reopened and a new answer Invited. And In that adjudication the ques tion which In Mississippi has been opened, or tne inalienable light to rest, will no doubt hare consideration. BE A MAN OF ACTION. Don't Fall Into the Til Do It Strut Day" Habit "Some day" is the one day of the 8C5 that has no place la the calendar ud U still the most popular day for making disagreeable engagements. It la the day that every Idle dreamer chooses to begin the monumental work that It U to make his fame and for tune. Today Is always huddled, crowded, too hot or too cold, too wet or too dry. Today Is out of the question. But "some day" lies in the far golden bas of the future that seems to have In it the Infinite leisure of eternity. And so we defer till the mora convenient sea son that never comes wbat ought to be dona instanter. without taking heed of our own feelings, our plausible ob-( jectlous, and permitting the creeping paralysis of overmuch debate that beeps the arm from striking while the iron ts hot These prophecies that begin with "some day" and a good resolution arc rarely converted .into, the. cat tease. The Genial Cynic BY CHARLES GRANT MILLER. WOULD-BE The graduating a vote accepted Napoleon Bonaparte as its ideal his toric character. Certainly there is much in Napoleons career that is inspiring to young men. Matchless in certain in tellectual genius and spurred by an ambition that reached toward the stars and almost claimed divine power. Napoleon was capable cf forming and executing plans as colossal in their extent and as audacious In their scope as were those of the fabie.1 Titans vu scaled Olympus and strove to storm the stronghold of the ancient heathen gods. , - . But that a class cf ycung men about .to enter upon their life work should chcose such a character as their model is astonishing. When we remember that this class is the product of one of the greatest institutions for character-building in this country the result becomes all the more y" if.. . ,vi. jf amazing. , . Napoleon, at his best, was a freak a mushroom product of extraordi nary times. The graduate of a great coHefe is supposed to be broadly and evenly developed, to fit into normal conditions. A college can i;o more produce a Napoleon than it can produce a stroke of lightning from a clear sky. . But, after all, it is not strange mat the students selected Napoleon as their model. It is not the education that caused the seleetion but the na tural bent of mind. All boys woud be Napoleons. It is the purpose.of edu cation to deflect such wildly visionary aspirations into proper channels. The head-packed graduate is still the green-minded child, so far as aspira tions and ideals are concerned. . . CAPITAL COMMENT BY CLYDE H. TAVENNER. CONGRESSMAN FROM THE FOUR TEENTH DISTRICT. " (Special Correspondence of The Araua.) . Washington, May 31. The govern ment is preparing an elaborate wel come for Dr. Lauro Muller, the prime minister of Brazil, who will arrive in ,New York early in June. An Ameri can navy officer and an army offi cer will be assign ed to him as mili tary aides as he steps from the steamer. These uniformed men will attend him t h r o u bout his travels in tne United States. He Is coming here primarily to return the official visit paid to Brazil by Senator Elihu Root when he was TAVENNER secretary of state, secondarily to se lect the site in San Francisco for the Brazilian building in the Panama ex position. Thus he will travel across the country, visfting many of our cit ies where he will receive formal wel come from the local dignitaries. The chief celebration in his honor will occur when he comes to Washing ton to pay his formal call on Presi dent Wilson and Secretary of State Bryan. At this function yards of gold lace will be in evidence-and in offi cial circles the coming of the visitor will cause a fluttering sucu as is usual ly caused only by the visit of roy alty. At the 6tate department the Inquir er is told that Dr. Muller's visit is the most important since that of Prince Henry of Prussia, a few years ago. As a matter of fact, Dr. Muller is a good deal more important than Prince Henry. The prince is important be cause he happened to be born in a royal family. Dr. Muller is a plain citizen of a republic (which as a revo lutionary soldier fighting against the tyrannous Portuguese monarchy he helped to create) and his Importance 1$ because of his achievements. The dark-skinned man who is to visit us is one of 13 most remarkable-j or tne ycung men wno are making South America a great continent. He is a young man. only 49' years old, yet his life has been crowded with won derful experiences. We have no pub lic man in this country "whose activi ties have been anywhere near so wide as his. The man of action makes his plans so- j berly and takes the facts where he can get them that will help him to de cide what to do. But when his mind is once made up he goes ahead without telling you much about It. He does not boast He is too conscious of bis own fallibility to be cocksure of brilliant and secure results. Philadelphia Led. ger. ' LONG CN SPECTACLES J. Pierpont Morgan Took No Chances When Changing Waistcoats. A story of J. Pierpont Morgan, illus trative of the scab of bis domestic af fairs, reaches me. My correspondent was in a London optician's shop when another customer entered and. strid ing up to the counter, brusquely In quired. "Can you make me another pair like tbatV presenting spectacles of the "gogglei" type in tortoise shell rims and gold frames. "Yes." said the optician. "I can." "Send tbem up to my place as soon as they're ready. You know who I am." were the laconic Instructions given as the customer strode out of the shop -as quickly aa be bad entered. The optician explained that that was Pierpont Morgan. The spectacles were delivered, and toy fcJend, making iu quiries in the matter, beard the end of the affair from the optician. Pierpont Morgan returned -to the ahop and. speaking more effusively than on the firat occasion, said: "Thoe spectaclts were very good very satisfactory Indeed. I shall want some more of them. I'm always miss ing my 'specs' after a change of clothes. Let me see" pausing and looking down on his waistcoat as if " . interrogate it "I've eleven waist NAPQLEONS. class cf an eastern college has by After fighting in the army which won freedom for Brazil, he entered public life first as a member of the lower house of the national legislature, later as a senator. In 1902 he was appointed minister of public "works, and during this four year administra tion he accomplished most of the things for which he is how celebrat ed. After two years of private life, he was again sent to the Brazilian senate and last year President Fon- seca named him as premier of the cabinet. He created the Brazilian department of agriculture and founded several in stitutions for studying the growing of Brazilian agricultural products. The Brazilian weather bureau is almost en tirely his creation. He promoted suc cessfully the Madeira-Mamore and Joinville-Abassu railroads, two of the most difficult pieces of railway con struction in the world. He conducted a survey of the mineral resources of his vast country and had made a sur vey of the navigable rivers of the Amazon valley. He bunt the vast port works at Rio De Janeiro, Para ana otner namors. He estabiisned a reclamation and dry farming service for Brazil. These are a few of the achievements wnicn make Dr. Muller a more im portant visitor than Prince Henry, whose best achievement was to be born in a regal hour household. But the tale of Dr. Muller's career is not yet told. His best known work was to" supervise the expenditure of $200,' 000,000 which converted Rio de Jan eiro from a tropical pesthole into healthful city and the most beautiful In the western hemisphere. In this work one of his feats was the construction of a boulevard whose Portuguese name means Central ave nue. It runs squarely through tco heart of the business section. Ten jears ago its route was a tangle o narrow, evil smelling streets, the prop erty cf which was cwned by rich landlords who rented it to the poor. As soon as the landlords found out that Dr. Muller was planning nis Cen tral avenue they promptly boosted their valuations. The total price was staggering, too high to make the con struction of the street possible. PosEible from the Unitei States standpoint, that is Dr. Muller simply went to the tax books of the city, took the low values which the landlords had set on their properties for taxation purposes, and expropriated a right of way on that- basis. The property owners howled, but Brazilian pubac opinion backed up Dr. Muller. Yes, the visitor is a good deal more important than Prince Henry. coats yes. eleven. P.etter make me a dozen pairs " . So a dozen tortoie shell rimmed and gold framed spectacle were fuppllwl to the millionaire, much to the satis faction of the optician and rimmaker. who between tlicci pocketed CO gui neas. Manchester Guardian. MANY USES FOR EGGS. They Are Valuable In Numeroua Ways Apart From Cooking. Weknow that eggs are almost indis pensable for cooking, but they are just as valuable for otter things a well. A mustard piaster made with the white of eggs will not blliiter the tenderest skin. The fragile white skin that lints the shell of an egg Is a fine application for a boll. The white of egg beaten with loaf sugar and lemon Juice re lieves cough and hoarsenen. A tea spoonful every hour in the dose. If a fish bone lodges in the throat beyond the reach of the fingers a raw egg swallowed (without being beateni will in moat instances carry the bone alor.g. A good remedy for stomach aud bowel trouble is a raw egg 'taken every six hours. The egg should le partly beaten, though not to frotn. A little white of egg spread over a aoald or burn will prevent the air from get ting to it and hastens the healing. For preserving jelly in glasses paper should be cut to tit at the top and smeared wltn the raw wblte or eggs, the eg2 tide down. A little white of egg curdled with a bit of powdered slum will stop a sty if used as soon as the sty appears. He careful not to get tbe mixture Inside the eye. It will do no Injury, but it stings and is unpleasaot Journal of! Agriculture. . 1 TTTC: TA TTV 1 i W' ' mm "Just to be a child again," sighed the millionaire, Knowing not that woe exists, free from every care: Just to be a child again, filled with boy ish glee. Free from all the ills I bear and from sorrows free." Round the corner lay a boy, fretting in his bed. "Gee. I wisht I was aman,' said: dismally be "Every season seemB to bring some dis ease, somehow. Had the scarlet fever last got th measles now. "Tes, I've had the chicken-pox and the Jaundice, too; 'Spose I'll have tho mumps the next al ways something new; When you're sick there ain't no fun, 'cause you feel so bad; When you're well you go to school gee, but life is sadl" "Just to be a boy," the man murmured with a sigh, "Free to frolic as I pleased, all things yet to try: Ah, how small men's "trlur.iphs are, what a price we pay For the Utile that we get as we scheme away." His Happy Thought. After they had been silent for a long time she sighed gently and said: "You know father is a physician." "Yes," he answered. "He has been rather worried about me lately." "Has he?" the young man asked j with suddenly aroused concern, as he i moved a Httlo nearer to her. "Why?" j ' "He says," she answered, looking j down at the dainty handkerchief j which she was tying full of knota. j t 1 t. . . tuai, i nave bucu a xaraway, assent lools. lately. He said yesterday that he was Eure I needed a change. He thinks I ought to go away on a long journey." Out of the Etillness at last came the sound of his voice, low and tremu lous. "Miss Pillington Rosalie," he said, "why why not. If you must go cn a Journey, let me go along and make it a weddlner trio?" With a glad lrap she landed lu his I aware tUat ne Mas a 'ellow COUDtry arms, joyously fobbing: ' ,nnn- IIe scraPod an acquaintance "Oh. Wilfrid! Wh.itPr vn ! with her father, hoping that It might think of that? I wonder if father will lot us-persuade him?" ThrlTt. He saw her drop her glove, And watched it whero it lay; He rushe 1 to pick it up When she had turned away; He kissed and hid it in A pocket aear his heart. Not knowing that tho girl But played a little part. The preacher said the words That made her h'.s for Ufo; 'New give me back my glove," Implored his loving wife; "I have the one that goes With that I dropped for you I never wore them, nnd 1 hey're still as geed as new?' H.'a Strong Point. "Why in tho world did sho ever marry "him? He has no money; he certainly isn't good looking, and If he Is a genius he has never clven anv j indication. of the fact when I was ou see It's this way. She's pas sionately fond of traveling always off somewhere, you know and he can tell exactly what everything means In a railroad time table." No Brarney for Her, "This editor," said the poet, "writes that he Is very sorry he cannot make use of ny sonnet on 'The Immutabil ity pf tl-.a Oyster Shell.' " "Don't ycu believe him." replied the poet's wife. "I'll bet it just tickled him to E-nd It back." Information Wanted. "The Grand vizier of Turkey gets a ealary of nearly half a million dol lars a year." "I wctdr how he collects it?" Three son. w.,u traveled west , vxt h; ,,ady W"ld ,lU 8 make their fortunes it, raYtle raUIoa 1 n" truuble0 wrote home for an aPP opnate natiJ t I ?'hat "j tUis 51eM,Ie V" V give their ranch. The reply. "fZs" ? los tot,fl1,"r0!e Tf " W,M tV." did not seem especially suitable! soraetUlnS ba ot " ' ?J the explanation was farthcumiug. Fue " UfC,aW"re; Th Tul hZ place where the aoua rah uiea-L? Idently on nn affair with him. The Daily Story THE GARNET HEART BYT. A. MITCHEL. Copj ngrntca. isil, oy Associated Literary Bureau Melville.' having worked his way nor. Had the pirl really become nt throush colicge and received a lepacy tached to hiai? He did not believe of $."00 a few days after graduation, i concluded to spend the mtney In a I come too suddeuly and developed too trip abroad before settllug down to hla ; quickly. Now aud asnln. while rest life work. To take the outing on so i ins on their walks, turning his eyes limited a sum he was obliged to econ- ; upon hers, he would catch her looking onilze in his traveling expenses nnd ' nt hlra with a singular slance that bt proposed to do a stood deal of walking. J could not interpret Then she would Switzerland being the favorite country j arise, and as they strolled on would for peilestriaus. lie took steamer for j Genoa, from which city a short rail road Journey brought hiur to Geneva. ' At the hotel where he put up in t'.iat city was un American family.. consist ing of father,- mother and a daughter ! about twenty years of nge.- They were ! tourists drifting from point to point as the spirit moved tbem. - Something la the appearance of the yonuR loaf at tracted Melville's attention, not te say TJIiFW THE GARNET. TIN FROM ITER BOSOM AND FIXED IT IN HIS SCAKF. curiosity, mingled with admiration. On her face was a sadness, indicating that fhe had suffered; vlndictiveness. pointing to some injustice that had been Inflicted upon her, nnd there was an air about her of indifference to ev erything" and everybody. But Melville's curiosity was especial ly excited by an ornament the young lady wore upon her bosom a stickpin, the head of which was a garnet heart. It was not in her neckwear, but stuck in her dress directly over her real flesh and blood heart. Melville had intended to walk east ward around the north bank of Lake Lomau. stopping frequently by the way, but on the morning of his de parture he saw the American family leaving for the lake boat, and he yield ed to a temptation to see more of the girl who had attracted his attention by making a part of the journey himself by water. So, going down to the land ing, he took passage for Lausanne. I There Is a quick telegraphy between j two young persons of opposite sex, and I very little time was required for the girl to perceive that Melville had espe ! dally noticed her. He spoke some ; English words with his American ac- cent in her hearing, und this made her Ic:d to an introduction to tbe daughter, but in this Uo was for the time disap pointed. When the boat reached Lau sanne. Melville disembarked with re cret that he must leave the object of his curiosity unsolved. The nest day he walked to Mon treux. and the first person he saw on the piazza of the hotel as he mounted the steps was the girl of the garnet heart. As their eyes met it seemed to Melvlilo that he saw in hers that re vengeful look he had noticed, though it suddenly gave place to one which be could only account for as nn Invitation for bini to seek an acquaintance. Such Impressions are usually vague and readily give place to others. Of the two mentioned Melville remember ed only the latter. He was by no means sure of his Interpretation, but he proposed to act upon It at, the first opportunity. From the hotel register h- learned that the family name was Huntington. Melville again addressed the father aud found a boud of fellow ship in that they were graduates of the same university. Thu followed an In troduction to the family. Alma Huntington on learning that Melville was fond of walking sympa thized with him. telling him that she was devoted to it herself. Throwing aside conventionality, she accepted in vitations to go about with him freely, unaccompanied by a chaperon. Mel ville found cn additlonat feature In the puzzle in an evident disapproval on the part of Mrx. Huntington of his ot tentions to her daughter. This dlp provnl did not appear to result from ' any antagonism to nim personally, nor ! did the lady appear to blame him for hp growing Intimacy with her dangb ter. It was plain' from the mothers j treatment of him that she was holding : Alma solely accountable for it. It was nl.-o pln'.n that Alma was bent cn following her own inclinations. Wl.cti Mie .xuggesrtpd a morning walk with Melville to Villcneuve and hack or cn excursion on tbe lake her moth er would look pained rather than an gered, and when her efforts to induce l, m , , ..1 . 4 . r I , , niAl H f I, til that she had. Her Interest in mm naa rut her arm through his confidingly. The Huntingtons lingered at Mon treux, and Melville lingered too. Alma was pleased to remain, and she ap parently dominated her family. For Melville there was something so cu riously fascinating about her that ha could not tear himself nway. And ., every day that fascination grew strong er. He wished that he dare ask her to solve the mystery hanging about her. but somethiug in her manner, he knew not wl'.-it. prevented him. Once he ventured to refer to the garnet heart, but she gave him a look so strange, so forbidding, that he stumbled in hla speech and was silent At last Melville, seeing that his at- tentlons. or rather Alma's encourage ment of his attentions, was producing something that looked like discord in the Huntington family, resolved to de part He announced his intention to Mrs. nuntington before speaking of It to Alma. The mother appeared grate ful to him. When he announced his intention to depart to Alma they were standing on an eminence overlooking the lake. "Clear. , placid Leman," as Byron has described it. its bosom dotted with va rious kinds of craft, was spread out be fore them, and the view had its effect on Melville. He did not wish to leave the girl who in so short a time had be come so much to him. She did not hesitate to dissuade him from his pur pose, and she was aided by their beau tiful surroundings. After a long si I lence between tbem, during whlqb she was waiting for .bis decision, he said: "I will remaiu on one condition. I love you: assure me that my love la ' returned." ' As he spoke the words be turned ajid faced her. A struggle was going on within her. but what that struggle was he could not tell. Sne put her hands to her face to conceal it from him. He waited for her emotion to pass. A1 last 6he took away her hands, and, looking Into his face with an expres sion entirely changed from that seem ing revengeful spirit be bad at times noticed, she drew the garnet pin from " her bosom and fixed it in his scarf. No words passed between tbem, only a caress. Then she added, "Go to moth er: tell her what has occurred and she will explain what has naturally been a puzzle to you." When Melville told Mrs. nuntington that he had captured the garnet heart 6he gave a deep drawn sigh of relief. "You have broken a spell. Mr. Mel ville." she said to him. "that I am very happy has been broken. When -Alma was passing from childhood to woman hood she met one of those young men who consider a girl's heart a thing to be played, with. He may have been excusable on account of his youth; Io many cases' such flirtations are Inno cent. But Alma la a girl of deep .feel ing. When she discovered that what was an absnrblug passion to her was a mere matter of amusement to the man she loved she was so far broken down that we at one time feared for her reason. Her love was turned to hatred, not only of the man who put no value upon It, but of all men. "Not long after this 1 noticed the gar net heart on her bosom. She never explained its meaning to me, but I knew. Indeed, her actions since sho has worn It have confirmed my In terpretationa challenge to men of her class who might be Inclined to re peat what she bad received from the one she first loved. These tourna ments of the heart have worried us. We have tried to prevent them. Your hnving captured her slguc,' of revenge indicates that you have uiided a con dition which should never have ex isted." Melville accompanied the Hunting tons in their tour, which they adapted to his requirements. Indeed, they were making it entirely on account of the daughter they Idolized. Melville was too deeply In love to blame her for her past unreasoning desire tn punfsli him for the fault of another. Indeed, the fact tbat be bad succeeded like a knight of old In slaying tho dragon and winning the Imprisoned maiden was a matter of prldo with him. Mrs. Melville Is now a young matron bringing up a daughter, wbc-m she watches with tho utmost care. She declares that a young girl's heart needs more guarding than tbe great war chest of the German empire. After slie bad become old enough to feel axhatned of her youthful freak she asked her husband to return her the gnrnet heart. But be declined and has never since consented, ne says be prizes it more than he would a medal of honor acquired In battle. There fore tbe strange situation exists In tbe family that wbat tbe wife considers a token of her folly the husband cher lahos os a decorntion for bis prowess. June 2 in American History. 1773 Birth of the noted Virginia statesman. John Randolph "of Koa noke;" died 1333. 177d General John Sullivan assumed command of all the American Revo lutionary force operating on tbe Canadian border. l0O Matt Morgan, noted cartooulst died; born 1844. To Get Rid of Him. Lord Algy Really, don't you know, 1 caw n't live without yon. Gernldtne Well, perhaps papa will pension jron for life. Juda-s. Lit,'