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gfcl Published dally at 12 Second ave
nue. Rock. Island. 111. (Entered at the
tofce a second-data matter.)
(lock lalaad Member ef the Asaoclate
TERMS Ten cents per week by car
rier. In Jtoek Island; 3 per year by mall
tn advance.
Complaints of delivery aervlse should
be made to the circulation department,
which should also be notified In every
Instance where It Is desired to- iiave
paper discontinue! as carriers have no
authority In the premises.
All communications of Argumentative
character, political or religious, must
have real name attached for publica
tion. No such articles will be printed
over fictitious ala-naturea.
Telephones in all departments. Cen
tral Vnlon. Rock Island 145. 1145 and
A St. lA)uia cafe is so d1pr!;ilnating
In Its advertisements that it promises
"munic and singing."
The society for the (prevention of
cruelty to non-dancing husbands ban
disbanded during Lent.
Most of the people who are crying
"On to Mexico'' are not thinking of
taking the trip themselves.
It takes two to interview John .
Rockefeller one to ask questions and
the other to take the picture.
It is unfortunate that Eleanor Wil
Eon can not even munch a bun without
having the fact telegraphed all over
the continent.
Trust Iowa to bring out the perfect
watchman. He wasn't even disturbed
4 by .the blowing up of the safe of the
" state treasury.
Teeth extracted to music is a dental
novelty from Paris, where the red,
..-white and blue vrlgs come from. Why
feiot tango teas for patients waiting
gsiheir turn?
. -
ij Jack London is reported to have said
jfce would be willing to stand as the
-presidential candidate of the prohibi
. lion party. After that awful souse,'
' ' John Barleycorn ought to ibe ready for
If they are made of the real stuff,
'J it will take more than a stiff fine and
'.a Jail sentence to force two New York
.' newspaper men to tell the source of
'the information on which, they based
printed stories concerning impending
graft prosecutions.
, The supreme test of Henry Ford's
. willingness to make sacrifice Is the de
mand upon Ui'iri to stand p. the pro
gressive candidate for governor of
0nl- There are several thousand bull
"moosers in Ohio who would like to
share profits In Henry's bar'l.
Q ( The ingenuity displayed in carrying
" on the sale of whisky at points where
abolition of license laws has made the
eFUe of beer practically out of the ques
tion, la. most surprising.
S In an Oklahoma town the sale went
forward at an establishment "with great
freedom, although, none was found on
the premises. Finally it was 'discover
ed by accident stored in a tank in the
celling; and drawn off through what
looked like a gas jet.
This, however, has nothing on the
Kansas man who sold thousands of im
itation eggs, each containing a drink
tf red eye.
v The manager of a Colorado strlke-i
breaking agency, Felta by name, has
admitted to mine strike probers that
- the machine guns used on the armored
trains run through the mteere' settle
ments were given to the state of Col'
ore do by the operators and worked by
a lieutenant of militia on pay,
The degradation of a etate la com
plete when It accepts from capital
weapons of war aa a sift end then
. turns these weapons, in the name o
law and order, bat in reality hi the
service of capital, against the men and
woman and children who are seeking
p little larger chare of their own crea
t'orx. that they may live a little better.
, Edward Bellamy placed the future
r-ivil war In Colorado, Wre may never
have that on larger scale than has
been witnessed, but we will have what
approximates it so long as the military
arm of the state Is in the eervice of
those who have and are Intent upon
C The lty of St. Louis has finally won
In litigation extending over nlne-years
against the operations of a billboard
combine. The statute was moderate,
merely limiting height of such board
ings to 14 feet and a maximum area
of 600 square feet. If such regular
tlona are sofestablished, there will be
no limit to the deformed advertising
that will grow up in vacant city lots
and suburbs.
If it Is constitutional to limit blU-
- boards to certain heights and lengths.
why can not this limitation bo carried
Monday, March 2, 1914.
indefinitely In the interest of the pub-
Uc good?
To travelers on American railroads,
one of the most disgusting eights is
jgthe way advertising billboards throat
' themselves against country scenery.
Wben one escapes from the routine of
Jiome scenes or the restless crowding
Yli citir-. one looks with anticipation
for the serene peace of rivers and Mil
and forests. Yet on almost any line
with heavy travel, the coarse appeal
to dollars thrusta itself at you la the
moat Rrotsque form, shutting out the
hoped-for message from mother na
ture. On some lines there is an almost
continuous succession of these obnox
ious and ugly notices. People pay down
good money for the refreshment of
country scenes, and are solicited
against their will to buy some one's
corsets or tooth paste.
,A great many people conceive a
strong feeling of dislike against the
company that chooses this method of
advertising. One would think that
publicity seekers would begin to think
that they are not buying the good will
of the public when they choose a meth
od of advertising that is so unpop
ular. Meanwhile the end of this tiresome
litigation In St. Louis will encourage
a host of improvement societies and
civic associations, which have always
believed that billboards could be out
lawed or greatly curbed through legal
Damage wrought by the wind of Sat
urday evening serves as another re
minder that a swinging sign is always
an.enace in the streets of a city. The
fastening inevitably wears and event
ually, unless replaced. It will give way.
In a wind such as that of Saturday
evening the hangings are given a se
vere test, oven if in good shape to
withstand ordinary conditions. The
hesvier the sign the more rapid the
wear on its fastenings and the great
er the damage liable to result if it
In Saturday's storm several swing
ing signs were torn entirely or partly
loose and others were damaged. As
it happened nobody was struck by
failing parts. Had any such accidents
occurred the city would have been
liable jointly with, the owners of. the
sifms. ' ...
Then there is the matter of sightli
ness. Any sign which projects over
the sidewalk mars the appearance of
the street. The more there are and
the larger the greater the offense to
the eye. A street full of signs might
be expected in a jay town but not in
a city which has metropolitan aspira
tions. Individually business men who use
swinging or projecting signs are not
to blame. Others do it and in self
defense they feel compelled to go as
far as their neighbors to attract at
tention. But as a class they should
be ready to cooperate in the observ
ance of a rule for their removal apply
ing to all alike. Rock Island at one
time enforced such an ordinance.
All projecting signs should be done
away with. If such a rule will work
hardship a date, say a year hence,
should be set for the enforcement of
the regulation. The very least that
the city should do is to abolish the
loose, swinging sign and prescribe and
enforce reasonable limitations as to
height above the sidewalk and dis
tance of projection from the property
Machinery now does for us a thous
and and one things which formerly
could be done only with our hands.
The result 3s that the deft, skillful
mechanic's hand, trained by long years
of practice to do some particular work
with the greatest efficiency, is. a far
rarer thing than it used to be.
Many fine specimens of mechanics'
hands still exist, however, as is shown
by the remarkable collection of hand,
casts recently presented to Dartmouth
college by Kendall Banning, who has
made the study of hands a hobby and
has collected many Interesting facts
about them.
The hands of a mechanic, says Mr.
Banning, are more easily read than
those of a poet. The hand of an all
around mechanic should be square,
with the same width at the base of the
fingers as at the base of the thumb,
and as long from the end of the wrist
to the beginning of the fingers as It Is
wide literally square,
(The fingers should be broad, short,
approximately square, and neither flat
nor rounded. The cushions opposite
should be broad and well developed,
for such fingers indloate ingenuity, a
natural aptltuda for mechanics and a
love of mechanical work -for itself.
The thumbs and fingers should not be
turned backward, for this means care
lessness and Instability.
And above all a meohanlo should
know liow to pick up a book or any
other object. This he should do by
turning the point or his thumb In with
a balance hold instead of grasping It
with the ball of the thumb, which
makes the thumb only a clamp instead
of a plneer. With this you have m
good mechanic
In telling the character, and from a
mechanical point of view, the thumb
Is Important. The loss of the right
thumb Is held at 35 per cent of the
value of the whole hand; of the left,
15 per cent. The Index finger Is rated
next on the right hand at 20 per cent
Net an Ootet. .
Cyril Maude, the Engllsfti comedian,
was talking about clans distinctions.
'They sre loss marked with yon than
with us." he said. "Here you all talk
alike the shopgirl's accent differs in
uo wise from that of a Stuyvesant or
a Roosevelt. But with us the lower
classes talk a disgraceful jargon,
. "The 'h especially. The lower class
es can never master that 'b.' In my
youth X once heard a stags manager
rehearsing- 'Faust' He had sprung
from the people, poor chap, and he
conducted the rehearsal like this:
" 'Old your 'ands on your 'ips, 'old
up your 'eads and look 'sugbty.. You're
not on 'Ampstead 'Eath, now you're
in 'Ades. Now, 'as ten off 'urrledly,
with a look of 'ate.
" 'But, sir,' said I, 'there's only six
of us. "Washington Star.
Examinations for 14th
Civil aervlce examinations will be
held April 18 to fill 22 fourth class
postofflces in the Fourteenth Illinois
congressional district.
The fourth class offices to be filled
in this congressional district are as
Andalusia, Bardolph, Basco, Birming
ham, Cameron, Carman, Coal Valley,
Colmar, Colusa, Denver, Elvaston, Fer
ris, Gladstone, Little York, Lomax, Le
dia, Millersburg, New Philadelphia,
Pontoosuc, Sciota, Swan Creek, Wa
tertown. Examination for any of the above
offices may be taken April IS at any of
the following cities: Aledo, BusUnell,
Carthage, East Moline, Galesburg, Ma
comb, Mollne, Monmouth, Quincy,
Rock Island, or Burlington, Iowa.
An applicant for examination for ap
pointment at any postofflce must re
" Miss Rosebud English.
Aiuericus, Ga., March ?. What is the
legal status of the former wife of A.
D. Oliver, now that he has been re
leased by the Mississippi authorities
on the ground that he is not L. C.
Harding, in whose name he was serv
ing a penal sentence? This is the
question that is worrying Miss Rose
bud English, the former Mrs. Oliver,
now the divorced wife of Mr. James,
whom she married afte- the courts
of Georgia had declared her marriage
to Oliver illegal on the ground that he
was Harding and Harding was a biga
mist. If Oliver is not Harding and the
Mississippi authorities have released
him on the ground that he is a victim
of mistaken identity why is she not
now his legally wedded wife? The
marriage was annulled under the be
lief that he was Harding and Hard
ing is known to have had another
wife. It is now legally established
that he is not Harding, although he
served a complete term for bigamy
under that name. These are ques
tions on which the young woman is
now seeking legal advice.
It will be recalled by those who at
tended the habeas corpus proceedings
in Thomasvile, when Oliver was try
ing to prevent the Mississippi author
ities from taking him into that state,
that he told of a visit his former wife
had paid him while he was serving a
term for bigamy, as Harding, in the
Lee county convict camp. He said
then that the bigamy charge had been
trumped up against him by a man
named James, who was a wildcat min
ing stock salesman, in order that he,
44The Young Lady
' ' J "V-' r'y t 'ij
Reverting to our discussion of the economic system, we observed to the
young lady across the way that we sometimes feared we had not yet got
entirely away from the old feudalism and she said she saw in the paper Just
the other day that a young man in Kentucky had shot another on account
of sous old family quarrel.
District Postmaster
side In the territory supplied by such
The application form may be secur
ed from the postmaster at any of the
offlcesifor which the examinations are
held, the United States civil "service
commission, Washington, D. C, or the
postmaster, at the place at which the
examination Is to be held, and should
be properly executed, indicating there
in the examination point at which the
applicant desires to be examined, and
should be immediately forwarded to
the United States civil service com
mission, Washington, D. C.
Persons who, for any reason, are
unable Jo forward their applications
to the commission in time to receive
written authority to enter the exam
ination, will be examined, subject to
the subsequent approval of their ap
plications, if they appear for examin
ation at a place where the examina
tions are to be he'd.
James, might marry Oliver's young
wife, whom Oliver was reported to
have given $30,000.
"After he married her," said Oliver,
"James learned that there was no
truth in the report that I had given
her $30,000, or any other large sum
c money, and re after mistreating
her cruelly, he lelt
Oliver ?.-as forci-..." presid&nt of
the bank at Climax, ia., ard a spec
tacular figure In this section. Ac
cording to Oliver, it was his half
brother and not himself who perpe
trated the offenses that have been
laid at his door. He intended to enter
the banking business again. His wife,
or former wife, has aready entered
into negotiations to see if he will allow
her to return to him.
"I am going to locate right here In
Americus," he said, "and I want the
people to know all about me before I
begin business. I am not going to
try to hide my past in the least, for
I am not ashamed of it. I am not
guilty of the crime for which I was
sentenced. It Bounds funny for a man
who has been messed up In the courts
to Bay he Is going into the banking
business, but that's just what I am go
ing to do. I don't ask anybody to
deposit a cent In my bank unless he
wants to."
Oliver was arrested in November,
following the escape from a prison
at Aberdeen of L. Charles Harding,
whom Oliver resembles. Oliver claims
that Harding is his half-brother. The
latter is now said to be Eafe in Hon
duras. After serving several months
Oliver obtained a writ of habeas cor
pus. He was taken before a chan
cel lary, where he established an alibi.
His release was thereupon ordered.
Rudeness About Doors.
Never mind if you do not happen to
know the person who is coming be
hind you. Hold 'the door or gate open
for him Just the same. Of course the
next in order may be several steps be
hind, or you may be obliged' to save
two seconds to catch your train. You
may in cases like these feci compelled
to slam a door or gate in the face of
an innocent fellow being. But in
scores of instances recently observed
doors and gates have been slammed in
the faces of those following by boorish
men and women, apparently out of
sheer clownisbness. Sometimes the
person thus insulted may huppen to be
One whom you may wish to please. It
pjys to be a lady or a gentleman, even
when you think you are among stran
gers. Kate Upson Clark in Leslie's.
Men and Jobs. '
Apropos of an inefficient manager's
resignation, George Gould said, to a
New York railroad reporter:
"It's every man's desire to wabble
round in a bis lob rather than to fill
a small one, and that's wby so many
resignations are by request-
Across the Way"
WHAT5 in
Smith wield a veryl
- clever bruab.
Hia canvaaea are
never akie!;
The eloweat man In
town la Rush,
"When bills are
due: ' old Mies!
Haa lived alone fort
60 yeare:
She'll never marrrj
now, they Bay: ,
We buy our arocer-i
lea at De Vere'a
Our leading- peasi-,
mint ie Gay.
Prieat runs a bar-i
ber shop, and.
to odd;
. jobs hers end)
and there; '
Oir Brewer thin-;!
that beer's a ;
Which stiould be
barred out ev-1
ery where;
Short stands slx4
feet In his aooka. 1
Stout is a slender j
little man; i
Our banker's namej
is Foore, and .
Knox . !
Boosts other peo-i
pie when he can.
Our painless den- i
ttst's name ia
And B s r b e r a
preaching makes
us a-lad;
A very modest man is Vane, ,
The oldest cltiren is Ldd; !
Clearwater peddles milk, and Black, j
Who la in partnership with Brown. j
Is always aiding- those who lack
And is the whitest man in town.
i I
Why He Liked Them.
"Have you ever read the Bible from,
beginning to end?"
"Yes. When I was a boy my par-j
ents compelled me to read a chapterj
every night."
"What part most appealed to you?" .
"The Psalms and Proverbs."
"That's curious. Ordinarily a boy
would not be expected to "understand
the Psalms and Proverbs as readily ae
he would some of the stories, such as;
the story of Joseph and that of Sam
son." "It wasn't because I understood the
Psalms and Proverbs, but they were
cut up Into shorter verses than any of
the rest of the Bible, consequently I
was able to get through the pages
faster." '
Wssted Effort- x
T want you to subscribe something;
to the fund we are raising for the
purpose of lvlng Senator Bunk a
grand reception when he comes home
from Washington. How much shall
we put you down for?"
"Nothing? . Why you must admit
that Senator Bunk has made a great
record in congress. ' He has succeed-,
ed In making himself one of the lead
ers of the most dignified deliberative
body on earth." ;
"Yes, bnt he's got all the offices at
his disposal filled, so what's the use?"
"Doctor, I' v e
come to see you
about my wife.
I'm afraid there's
something serious
the matter with
"I'm sorry to
hear that. What
are her symptoms?"
"Why, the other day, when I was
out of town, ehe had occasion to go to
my office, and there she found several
letters marked 'private' that she didn't
Ruled Out.
"No, I'm sorry we can't use your
spring poem. . You have violated the
"Violated the rules? There is not a
faulty rhyme In it; the meter is per
fect, and the rhythm is correct."
' "Yes, bnt you have neglected to use
the word jocund."
, . v
More Effective.
"Do you think bachelors ought to be
taxed?" he asked.
"Well," she replied. "I haven't
thought much about . it, but if they
merely wish to raise revenue, it
seems to me they could do It much
more effectively by taxing the grass
widowers." Apparently Not.
"George has never been away from
me a single evening since we have
been married."
"What's the matter? Haven't you
succeeded in inspiring him with con
fidence?" v
Wanted It Settled.
"There's one thing I never could
understand," her husband began, but
he got no farther, for she interrupted
him to ask: ,
"Which one, your first wife or me?"
"Carlyle ssys there is strength in
"What of It? He might have said
that same thing about onions.
Sufficient Grounds For s Di voice. -"Man
never knows what untold ag.
any woman suffers." exclaimed custty
Mrs. Gabb.
"The only untold agony a woman
suffers Is when sbe wears tight shoes
to lie stylish," replied Mr. Gabb. Clu-
clnnstl Kuouirsr.
The Daily Story ;
. Copyrighted.. 1914. by Associated Literary Bureau. 'f
Miss Leila Rathbone was born a
flirt an unconscious flirt. She didn't
know that she was flirting even when
she was deliberately drawing some
youth Into her tolls. Nevertheless she
was not surprised when she got him
them it did not occur to her that she
bnd anything to do with his being
there. All the other reiiows got mere.
Why not he? This commenced when
Miss Rathbone was fourteen years old
If not earlier and lasted till she was
double that sge. The game was so
plentiful that sbe had no Idea that
there would ever be a dearth of It.
Miss Rathbone, as I have ssid. began
to bring down youths at a very early
age and continued it ss long as ber
heyday lasted, which was about the
.same duration as that of most girls.
She had a comfortable home, and it
did not occur to her that there was
any reason why she should mftrry.
What did she know of the waning in
terest in this world's affairs that comes
to all who grow old, except in chil
drenchildren of their own? At
twenty she was at the summit of
earthly contentment. The woods were
as full of game as ever. At twenty
four there was a falling off, not in her
attractiveness, but there were not as
many men within range. At twenty
eight all the men seemed to have
grown backward and were nothing
but boys, while on looking in" a mirror
sbe saw Unmistakable signs of change
in herself. The bud had fully opened,
and the rose was beginning to pass
beyond bloom.
Meanwhile the fifteen years that had
passed since sbe had begun to emerge
from childhood had brought changes in
her surroundings. Sbe was far more
alone than she had been. Social af
fairs, even tennis and golf, had lost
much of their charm. Those of ber
friends who had married had passed
from her to their children. They were
as glad as ever to meet her, but she
realized that their little ones had taken
her place in the hearts of their par
ents. . She began to envy her friends
the possession of their children. The
parents were still young, and their off
spring were still children. Miss Rath
bone had not reached an age to under
stand the value of a grown son oi
daughter to an old person.
When Miss Rathbone was Hearing
thirty she was still an attractive wo
man. Having come to realize what
she had missed, or believed she bad
missed, in not having taken steps to
build her own nest, she resolved to
make hay during the brief season
when the sun would still shine. She,
remembered regretfully the superfluity
of game within range during past
years and recognized the fact that the
woods for her had been pretty well
cleaned out. As after civilization has
encroached on hunting grounds sports
men must go farther for game, so did
Miss Rathbone come to think, that she
must seek new fields. Spring Vas com
ing on, and she thought of summer re
sorts. But she knew that the only
game to be found at such places are
old men and boys. She had discovered
that sbe had passed the age when a
college student had cease! to be some
thing for her to look up to.
Travel next suggested itself to her.
When a young girl she had been more
nearly caught in her own traps, while
touring in Europe than at any other
time. Sbe bad found sightseeing in
company with young men an admira
ble field for -her flirtations. And as
for an ocean voyage, after the wearing
off of mal de mer. there seemed to be
something about salt water to, induce
love. Miss Rathbone decided to- Join
the hegira of those sailing for foreign
ports the next season.
Miss Rathbone joiued a party of her
acquaints noes who were going to make
a three months' tour of Europe. How
changed were ber circumstances from
1 Miss Rathbone who had often had
aifflculty la staving off the importun
ties of several young men, each ot
whom was bent on receiving au an
swer to a proposal' Could it be possl
ble that she was going abroad for th
purpose of bringing down some bach
elor who, having arrived at middb
age, hod lost much of that spirit whlol
Impels a man to tumble head over
heels In love on the slightest provoca
tion? But Miss Rathbone remembered
that while the older man Is not ag
gressive he is vulnerable.
During her trip abroad Miss Rath
bone met bachelors, but found them
confirmed celibates. They seemed to
her like wild horses that had never
been broken to a bit or a saddle. Their
own comfort, their independence, were1
C 1 fMpWril
their gods. A Tor giving jjp .hT
their privileges, they had no twhu
whatever. They were like tbs'JZ
which, utterly worthless fW I'
keeps carefully out of the haatinM
During a sojourn st Lsle Cm
Rathbone fell in with a widows r?
win Dudley, who was not tnocBS,
senior snd whose descent. late
Avernus of bachelorhood hi j i!
sverted by marriage. He bad pk!2
his only child, a boy. at school i T
nevsand was taking a holiday t&ml
em Italy, where at the tims tbA
mate was neither too hot nor too tote
Mr. Dudley was staying at tb M
hotel as Miss Rathbone and first st
ber one morning at breskfat &t
the waters of the lake. The tttarZ
was propitious. Directly oppojitt
a high mountain, looming np beisZ
the lake and the blue sky. .r
right and to the left were tugt ly
Yin ttlm Ants InnnmnihU - .
, ckju; netr K
band, fome mellowed by distance. rs
a velvet gren, some brown, tootnt
Mios Rnthljone elt a moiety f tint
spirit -f ttte beautiful that the Ui
experienced in her younger dayt ai
for Mr. Dudley, he looked at her with
manliest interest.
Americans abroad are very like a e.
cle of intimate acquaintances at son
with this difference st botns tlx
are' hedged about by Innumerable cos
ventionalities; abroad they hare
of the bonhomie of the old itit.
coach days.- Mr. Dudley bad bo diffl.
culty in securing aa introdactios to
Miss Rathbone, and he had scarttlr
done so when be invited her to go wt
on the lake with him in one of tito
rowboats pulled by lusty Italiani tin
stern seats of which are snppliea wita
' cushions and canopies.
During this boat ride Mr.' Dndfcj,
perhaps following that dispwitioB of
Americans abroad to feel on short ac
quaintance as if they bad known tact
other for years, developed a ttmiiiu.
ity which would be accorded only t
muj vii uui ujaieu, aecianci
that it must certainly have beta b
own fault and wondering : why int
snould prefer maidenhood te mttri-
To this she replied evasively, but
with becoming modesty, throwktc tbt
blame on the men. Mr. Dudley treatd
this for what it was worth, Myiiij
that he did not not donbt if tofte wit
ard could by incantation gather togeth
er the men sbe had refused tbey would
prove to be more numerous tbaa tA
In the lake on which they were ridint
To this Miss Rathbone smilingly de
murred and declared that she bad aer-
er had an offer.
"Nonsense!" exclaimed the gentle
man. "Do you suppose that I tm stu
pid enough to believe that a womu
of ycur attractive personality haa cer
er received a proposal? I have m
doubt that you have received hnndredi
of them." . : -. ;
"Well, how are you going to prori
your assertion? A man -refused by i
woman will not tell about it
"There is only one who will do Out
said Dudley after some momenta of
silence. "A man who has once new
refused and afterward accepted would
be proud of his final success and would
not be averse to' letting it be knows.
"I don't see bow that helps the nat
ter so long as I remain as I am.''
"Right -you are," replied the otbtt.
"Nevertheless you may some day yield
to one of your old flames. If you nur-
ry I shall ask your husband if be wa
not refused by you before his final ac
ceptance." "You are quite welcome to do that"
replied Miss Rathbone, "but it sew
to me rather improbable that Vs
should hsre the opportunity since tie
companions of my youth who art lin
ing are married."
"So be it, bnt take care lest I p
my assertion."
In extreme youth the sexes bi"
they know not why. Ia later life
know very well why. They f t
need of companionship and s boa
A man cannot make a home wltbwt
woman, and an o;d maid's home to"
best cheerless. Mr. Dudley was K
ing for a wife just ns eagerly as Mw
Rathbone was looking for a husbtt
He proposed to her, and she accer4
"And now," he said, "I can prov jj
you that you maligned the wen tW
you said that it was their fault W
you had not married. I have found i
man who is willing to admit that
has been refused by you."
"Indeed:" said the lady, surprl
"And who may that be?"
Miss Rathbone's eyes opened T
wide. ifc.
"Don't yon remember a scene w
terrace at B. when a boy of tro
told a lass of eighteen that be "
"Are you Ned Dudley?".
"I am." ,j
There was a silence, at the e
which Miss Rathbone said: .
"What a little fool I was to
"A tnnl ! rwfila me?" - '
"Yes: ytu and a legion. f t
March 2 in America
History. .
TJ JeiHM-al tm Houston.
and stntcaniao. bero of 158W
and Texas, born: tiled 1
1804-Genernl .lubni A. Early. )
nent Confedemt leader, l'
Lynchburg. Va.; born 'S"Kw
1002-Colonel Francis Wsytand
noted wluentor aud reformer.
born 1S37. - : ,
A Snapshot jit
"Here's a case where
caught a photographer they ,.
his dark room." ttiit
"Ha! A genuine cose of a",
... ...... lmriCS"

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