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Author of Co"WhittJtiJ Placa CplnZri, Itc, Iüufirftiloix k4 Ellsworth. Toun SYNOPSIS. Mrs. Ktilah Coftln. sunnosrn widow. U arranjilnK lo move from Trumet to Bos ton, following ths death of tier brother, for whom aha had kept house. kyan Pepper, widower, offers niarrlaae, and I Indignantly refused. Cnpt. Klltanah Dan iels, leader of the RpRUlar church offers Kezlah a place as .housekeeper for the pew minister, and she decides to remtttn In Trumet. Kezlah takes charRe of llev. John F.llery. the new minister, and Rives him advice as to his conduct toward nwnjbors of Ihe parish! Elkry causes a encntloa by attendlnit a "Come-outer meeting Kllery's prenence Is bitterly re sented by Eben Hammond, leader of the meeilnit. Grace' aphBiee .for her ruardlan and Ellery eacoits her'siome'tn the rain. Capt, Nat Hammond. Eben s son. becomes a hero by brlnKlnR the packet Into port Miiolv throujth fon atid storm. Ellery finds Keslah writing a let ter to unie;pne, Inclosing money In re sponse to a dement. 81 curiously startled when Informed of the arrival of Nat. Nat calla -on fceslab, and It devel ops that they hae Tlietti lovers since Jouth. Daniels remonstratee with Ellery or attending "Come-outer" meeting. , CHAPTER ,,y.p (Continued.) . "'Stand by!''roara Nat. 'It's quail, deinjuiatera and coiuln' abllln'l '11 take" hét, 'Uljer "You totrttout lor them topa'la.' "So Nat graba tbe wheel and 'BIJs tears-f or'ard am) sends-the tw6 fo'maBt hands aloft on trie jump. "loach was skipper, but II be done was race around and holler and' trtp over hi' own feet. ,lt hit 'em 'fore they got even one topa'l clewed (Town. That one, the foretops'l 'twas, split to rags. squall struck, the rotten old topmast ent by the board 'Kerraah-o!' 'Course splinters flVwIke all possessed, and one of 'em, abotrt a foot long, sailed past Nat'a Hew!, where hejtood Ijenv- ln' his whole weight on the wheel, and .lit right on (hMiinnacie, -smaiMD' It to matches. ' , "Well, there ' Ihey was afloat, ; but ' with their upper tlagin' gone and the roenpasa Brnasbod flat. A howlin' upuh vester blowin'' and tog thick as ever. ,' Zach was a whlmperln'. fldgetln' old " woman; Lafayette and Emulous was ; praylu' In the acuppers and' that ain't an exercise they're used to, neither even 'MJe was mighty shook up and worried he says be was himself. Bui Nat Hammond waa aa cool and re- freehln' as tho boupm of my well up "Then Nat Buggsts getttnv the spare ompass and, 1 and behold you! there wa'n't any. Compasses .coat money and money's made to keep, bo Zach thinks. "So there they was. Wind was fair, or ought to be, but 'twas blowln'-hard and so thick you couldn't hardly, see the Jib boom! "Each he wanted to an chor, then lie didn't, then be did, and so on. Nobody paid much attention to him. . " 'What'll we do, Nstt' saya 'Bile, 'lie knew who was the real seaman aboard. c ."'Well, If 'twaa me. I wouldn't an . ehor till I had to. Prob'ly 'twill fair off 'tomorrow, but If It shouldn't, we might have to lay out here all day ' Anyhow, we'd have to wait for a full tide.' " 'I'm afraid- we're off the course,' aya 'Btje, 'else we'd been acrast the ' bar by tWs time.',. "Well,' Nat tells htm, 'If w are off the.'courM, nd.too far Inshore, we Would have made the bar the Bay- port bar If not tbe Trumet one. And !f we're off the course and too far out, , We'd ought to have deeper water than Uve fathom, hadn't we? 'Course I'm hot sura, but Whata that, lands- . msn?' ' " Three and a half, ür,' aaya the fel ler with the lead. That showed they . Was edgln' In aomewherea. Nat he miffed, for all the world like á dog catchln' a cent, so 'Blje declares. "'Tell you I smell home,' says Nat, calm and chipper, 'and I'd know that tmell If I met It In Jericho. Hal there be despena again. That waa the bar and we're over It' "The wind bad -one down to a stiff alltn' bréete, and the old Debby 8, slapped along ' afore It Sometimes there waa twelve foot under her keel and aometlmes eight or nine. Once twaa only seven and a half. Zach and BIJs both looked at each other, but Nat only tmllod. "'Oh, you can laugh!' hollers Zach. Taln't your vessel you're runntn' In to danger. You ain't paid out your food money' "Nat never answered; but he stopped mllln'. "And all to once the water deep ened. Hammond awung her up Into the wind. " 'Now you can nchor. aaya he. " 'And 'bout time, too, 1 gueaa,' aaya T!le. 'I cal'late the skipper's right. This la Horsetoot and we're right be tween the shoals. Yes, air, and I hear breakers. Lively there!' "They hove over the mudhook and dropped tbe sails. Nat shook hla bead. "'Breakers or not,' says be, T tell , you I've' amelt home for the laat half hour. Now, by the Jumpln' Moaea, can taste It!' "And luslda. of a couple of shakos come the rain. ..It poured' for a while nd theaths. fog cleared. jUgh'tacross their bows was Tcumet, with, the town dock strikln' ten. Over tbe flat place between the hills they could see the tight on tt- ocean aide. And they waa anchored right in the deep hole Inside the breakwater, aa attre aa I'm knee high to a marlin apike! " 'Blje Just stared at Hammond with bis mouth open. " 'Nat,' says he, 'you're a seaman, If I do say It. I thought I waa a pretty good bay pilot, but 1 can't ateer a ves sel without a compass through a night as black as Pharaoh's Egypt, and In a thick fog besides, and land her square on top of her rooorln's. If my bat W&'n't Bloshln' around thirty mile astern, I anum It I wouldn't take It off to you this minute!'" The mlnisfer shut the door behind his departing guests. Then he went out into the kitchen, wjiither the housekeeper had preceded him. He found her standing on the back step, looking, across the Holds. The wash bench waa untenanted. ' ijum! mused Ellery thoughtfully, that was a" good story of-Captain Ma yos. Tills man Hamrnond must be a one chap. I should like to- meet him." Kezlah still looked away over the flelda. She did not wish her emnlover to see har fsce Just then. i thought you would meet him." she sah I'He .was here a little while ago, and I asked him to wait I guess eDs yarn was too much -for him; he doesn't like to be prslsed 't so? WaBheheref At the.Regular parsonage? I'm surprised." , He and I have known each other for long whl)e." ' ' well. 1 m sorry he's gone. I think I should like him." ' Kezlah turned Trdni the door. , "1 know you would," she said.' CHAPTEF VI." "' In Which Captain Nat Picks Up a Derelict. It la probable that ' John Ellery nev er fully realized the debt of gratitude he owed to the fog and the souall and to Captain Nat Hammond. Trumet, al ways hungry for a aensatlon. would have. thoroughly enjoyed arguing and quarreling over the minister visit to the. Come-Outer meeting, and, during, the fracas, Kezlah's parson might have' been more or lesa battered. But Cap tain Nat's brilliant piloting of the old -a Bit of ewnmanehlp whlcB every msn and woman on that foam- bordered stretch of sand could under stand and appreciate, and the minis ter a indiscretion waa all but forgotten in consequence. The "Dally Advertis ers" gloated over It. of course, and Captain Elkanah brought It up at the meeting of the parish committee, bifi there Captain Zeb Mayo championed the young mans course and o re claimed that, fur's he was concerned he vraa for Mr. Ellery more'n ever: young greenhorn Vlth the spunk 'to cruise elnglehanded right Into the nrtd die of the Come-Outer school and give an old bull wbale like Eben the gaff la the man for my money, declared Zebedee. Most of bis fellow-comnflt- tee agreed with him. ''Not guilty, but don't do It again," waa the general veriict . Kezlah watched anxiously for a hint concerning her parson's'walk In. the rain with Orace;. but she heard noth Ing, so congratulated herself that the' secret had been kept. The tide at Tru met, on the bay aide, goes out for a long way, leaving uncovered a mile and a half of flats, bare and aandy, or eplaabed on, bound out to where th I cruise without too big letters along Ash welra atood. Ilka Webby fences. In aide my figurehead." the dlatance. "Well, my name la Ellery." A cart, drawn by a plodding horse "Hey? What? Ob. ho! ho! ho and with a single Individual on Ha He rocked back and forth on the nign aeat, waa moving out from be- seat. The minister's feelings were bind the breakwater. Some fisherman bit hurt, though he tried not to ahow arlving out hla weir, probably. The It. uiinjsier nao oeen on tne oar a con- "You mustn t mind my laughln'," ex- aiderable time before he began to plained Nat. still chuckling. "It ain't think of returning to the shore. He at you. It'a Just because I was won- was hungry, but waa enjoying himself derln' what you'd look like If I should too well to mind. The flats were all meet you and now Ho! ho! You his that morniug. Only the cart and aee, Mr. Ellery, I've heard of you, ita driver were in sight and tbey were samo as you said you'd heard of me.' half a mile off. He looked at hla watch. The mlnlater, who had Jumped to eigneo, and reluctantly started to walk the ground, looked up. toward the town; he mustn't keep Mrs. "Ceptaln Hammond, he said. umn a breakfaat waiting too long. very glad Indeed that I met you. Not 1 ne nrat channel he came to was alone because you helped me out of a considerably deeper than when he bad scrape; I realise how bad It might tornea it on the way out. He noticed have been and that " this, but only vaguely. The next, how- "Shah, shh! Nothln' at all. Don't ever, was so deep that the wster be foolish." splashed In at the top of one of his "But I'm glad, too, because I've boots. He did notloe that, because heard so many good things about you though he was not wearing hla best that I waa sure you must be worth clothes, he waa not anxious to wet knowing. I hope you won't believe I hla "other ones." The extent of his went to your father's meeting with wardrobe waa In keeping with the-slie any " of hla salary. "No, no! Jumpln' Moses, man! I And the third channel was so wide don't find fault with you for that I and Jeep that be aaw at once It could understand, I guess. not Be forded, unless he' waa willing "Well, it you don't mind the fact to plunge above hla waist that I am what I am, I'd like to shake He hurried along the edge, looking hands Willi you. for s shallower place, but found none. Nat reached down a big brown hand At last he reached the point of the I "Same here, he said. "Always glad 'flat be was on and saw, to his dismay, to shake with a chap aa well reconv that here waa the deepest spot yet, a mended as you are; ' Yes, indeed, 1 hole; scoured out by a current like a mcui it. You seo. ybu've got a' friend mill 'race. Turning, he ssw, creeping that's a friend of mine, and when she rapidly and steadily together over the guarantees a man to be A, B I'll ship not :behlnd him, two lines of foam, one him without any more questions. from each channel. His retreat waa Brpakfaat had waited nearly an hour cut on. : He waa In for a wprrlnir Mutt wrb aure. However, there was ndfhe!lf'fof It; so he waded In. The water filled hla boots there, It gungled-iRboU; his bine, snd beyond, as h,e could see. It seemed to grow deeper and .-defntar. Tk current waa surprisingly strong he found It difficult to keep hla footing In the soft sand. It looked as-íhough lié must swim for It, and to awlm In that tide would ne no. Joke. Then, from behind ttftn, came a hah. Ue turned and aaw moving toward lilrn through the shallow water now cfveting the flat beyond the'awasvohan- qel, the cart he had seen leave the shore by the packet wharf, and. later, n the outer bar. The horse was log- sting slong, mlnlature'geysers spouting beneath Its hoofs. The driver waved to him. t '. "Hold on. mate." he called. . "Belay (here. Stay where you are. I'll be alongside In a shake. Olt dap, Janu ary! Ellery waded back to meet thla wel come arrival. The horse plunged Into the next channel, surged through It; whenHheffnlnlsler reached home. lie mmm "Here I Be at This Window.' and emerged- dripping. The driver xlah, also, was' waiting -and Evidently LIFE IS IHE n Hospitality and Luxury in a Turk ish Home. Vomen Spend Their Time Playing Cards, Listening to Professional Story-Tellers and Eating Perfume Batha Taken. Constantinople. Hospitality among the TurkB la carried to i fine art. A short time ago it was my privilege, wrltea a correspondent, to spend some weeks In the harem of the aon-in-law of one ef Turkey's greatest generals, whose leg, shot off In the battle of Plevna, waa burled In a cemetery aide by aide with the body of hla grand child. My hostess knew nothing but. TurkUh. She waa young, beautiful and happy. Stxty slavea were always ready to do- her bidding; not staves In our sense of the word, but more like adopted children. The square, spacious house stood In a lovely garden, and waa divided Into two portlona, one-half (the haremllk) occupied by women -and tbe other half (the aalamllk) by men. The sofas and chaira In the drawing-room were covered with red and yellow silk, and here ladlea and slaves, all wearing loosb gartnenta.llke dressing gowns, sat for hours chatting or play ingcards ior backgamrdon, d listen ing, to the1 tales' er.the mlraitjus, the profeaBlonal women storytellers. They have no regular houra for meals, snacks of food being brought to them at-all houra. They did not ait at table 1 the dining-room, where the host en tertained his friends and where for eign la'dle were admitted ViflltB to a harem are 'looked' iipon as an Indefinite thing. Some of the ladles staying in the houae had ar rived with a email bundle of clothes for a few days aqd had stayed "more tbatt k yer. 'On an embroider ed carpet in one corner of 'the room large tray on short legs held all courses of each meal, placed there be fore the repast began. Women, old and young. In picturesque, flowing garments and swathed beads, handed delicious stews, one or two meats, and vegetables and rice in every form The-windows opened from, the Ids side, behind wooYlen, Immovable lat-K uces. r lower oains were 4 great in stitution. There were batha of rose leave" and baths of-.hellotrope rose pétala were rubbed In the hair and Adopts 9 wage Minimum for Women. Trenton, N. J. The Public 8ervlce corporation of New Jersey, beginning January 1, established a minimum wage scale for women and girls In Ita employ of 19 a week, because an In vestigation conducted by the welfare committee of the corporation disclosed the fact that on a weekly wage of less there could be no assurance that a girl woman could live In freedom from tfie "pitfalls and temptatlona which beset young women who are thrown In contact with the world." Northern Pacific, to Spend $10,000,000. New York. Northern Pacifica equipment order for locomotlvea and cars, which will aggregate about JiO. 000,000, Is said to cover the require ments for 1913. Senver postoffice Receipts. Denver. Financial recelpta at the Denver postoffice for the year of 1912. according to a report Issued by Post master Harrison, show an Increase of 2,694.37 over the corresponding perl- of 1911. The total cash receipts (or this year aggregate J), 693,235. 70. Widow Gives Away $10,000. Albuquerque, N. M- Mrs. Adelaida Otero Luna, widow of former Repub lican National Committeeman Solo- , aioii' Luna, slfeep baron, distributed rash and gilts to' poor people of lxa , Lunas. Albuquerque and Santa Fe, her ' benefaction aggregating upwards of 110,000. Mrs. l.unaj like her late hus band, has been known tor ber charities. -Among her gifts wss $1,000 to a local '. orphanage, and 11 no to further the aork of an anti-liquor organization. much relieved at hla safe arrival. "Sakcs alive!" she exclaimed, as she met him at the back door.- "Where In rh world have you been, Mr. Ellery? Soakln' wet again, too!" Ha told briefly the atory of his morn- Ilng's adventure. The housekeeper lis tened with growing excitement. "Heavens to Betsy!" she Interrupt ed. "Was the'ehahne) yoü planned to awlm the one at the end of the flat by pulled the animal Into a walk. "Say," he cried, "I'm crulsln' your way; better get aboard, hadn't you? rtf' Jiintf of m neavy dew -tbts mornln'. Whoa, Bill!" "Bill" or "January" stopped with ap parent willingness. The driver leaned down and extended a hand. The minister took It and-was pulled up to the sest. "Whew!" he panted. "I'm much obliged to .you. 1 guess jrou saved me the longest weir leirter?,' from s ducking, If nothing worse." "es." Tbe -horse, a srusdy, sedste beast to I "My soul! .there's ieen two mCn whom all namea seemed to be' alike, drowned In that very place at halt picked up hla feet and pounded tbem tide. - And they were good swimmers. down again. - Showers of spray flew After thla I shan't dare let you out ot about the heada ot tbe pair on tbe my eight. aeat. . "So? Was It ss risky as that? Why, "I ain't so sure sbout that durkln';" I Captain Hammond didn't tell me so.' I commented the rescuer. "Hum! I guéss must owe him .more Ven than I likely well be out of soundln'e It we thought." tackle that sink hole you wss under- ;. takln' to navigate, lefa try it a lit tle further down." Ellery looked his companion over. "Well," he observed with a smile, "from what I've hesrd ot you. Captain Hammond, I 'rather guess xou could navigate almost any water In this lo cality and In all sorts ot Weather. The driver turned In aurorlse. ao7" ne excisimea. rou know me. do you? That's funny. I was tryln' to incite you, but I-ain't been able to. You ain't a Trumetlte, I'll bet on that." -r.. Yes. I am." "Sut!tut! tut! yon don't tell me. Say, 8hlpmate, you hurt my pride. I did think there wa'n't a soul that ever trod aand In thla village that I couldn't name on alght, and give the port they balled from and the names of their owners." But you've got me on my beam enda. And yet you knew me "Of courae I did. Everybody knows the man that brought tbe packet home. Tbe cart waa afloat. The horse, find ing wading more difficult than swim ming, began to awim. Now in aklpper again, sure enough," remarked Hammond. "Ain't getttn' aeasick, are you?" The minister laughed. "No," he said. "Good! ahe keeps on a fairly even Better Gst Aboard, Hadn't You?" carpeted with sea weed. Between these flata are the channels, varying at low water from two to four feet In depth, but deepening rapidly as the tide flows The best time to visit the Data tide serving, of course Is the early morn ing at sunrise. Then there Is an Inspi ration In the wide expanse, a snap and tang and Joy In the air. Ellery bad made up his mind to tske a before breakfaat tramp to the outer bar and so arose at live, tucked a borrowed pair of fisherman' boots beneath bis arm, and, without aaylng anything to hla housekeeper, walked, down the lawn behind the parsonage, climbed the rail fence, and "cut across lota" to the pine grove on the bluff. There he removed hla. shoes, put oft the boots. wallowed through the mealy yellow aand, fomlng the slope ot the bluff, and came out on the white beach and the Inner edge of the flats. Then be CHAPTER VII. n Which the Parson and Mr. Pepper Deelare Their Independence. Thkt afternoon; when. dinner waa over, the Iteverend John decided' to make a few duty calls. The first of these.be determined should be on the Poppers. The Pepper house waa situated Just oft the main road on the lane leading over the dunea to the ocean and the light. It waa á email building, ita white paint dingy and storm -beaten, and Its little fenced-in front yard dot ted thickly with clumps of silver-leaf saplings. A sign, nailed crookedly oh a post. Informed those seeking such In formation that within waa to be found Ablshal O. W. Pepper, Tax Collector, Assessor, Boots and Bhoea Repaired.''' And beneath thla waa fastened a ahtn gle with the chalked notice. "Salt Hay for Sale. The boot and ahoe portion of the first sign was relic of other days. Kyan had been a cobbler once, but It la discouraging to wait three or four weeks while the pair of boots one has left to be resoled ana forgotten In corner. The minister walked up the dusty lane, lifted tbe Pepper gate, awung It back on Ita one hinge, and knocked at the front door. No one coming in answer to the knock, he tried again. keel conslderln' her build. There she TbtB tTom .omewhere In the rear ot Btrikcsl Thst'll do, January; you ,... ,h. .,. , . ,,. iitjcuu iiif iur rewra vuyage. wsis' vaicm "Hi!" you be. ln's more In your Une than playln' steamboat We're over the worat ot It now. 8ayl you and I didn't head for Com, mi n." . v, . V ' . Ellery "came along' iw, i iuuuiu muj uuv. 1 UUKjni lu It called faintly. "Whoever don't bust that door down. aa tar aa the angle where the ell Joined the main have known better than to wait out bod of m hous(1, So (ar h, mM "" " """ See every door and window wis closed "S-shsh! that, all right Always k. . ,. dnnr. . ore.n. glad to pick up a derelict, may be a palnted R(rair of boards, and ventured v-uauw ,u. jvu nr . inotner inock. tne last cnannei i-qiii an easy one. .. , thRt poundln' again! mere now ita piain sainn' ior ary Drotelted voice. coim round ts t other aide where i ne." So around went the Reverend John, ground.' The old horse, breathing heavily from hla exertions, trotted over the stretch of yot uncovered data and Boon mounted the elope ot the beach. The mlnlater prepared to alight "Captain Hammond," he 'Said, "you haven't asked me my name1 '"No, t seldom Jo more'n otic. There nave been times when I'd Just ta ooa smiling broadly. But even on "t'othef side" there was no one to be seen And no door, tor that mstter. "Why!" 'exclolmed the voice, "U 'taln't Mr. Ellery! How d'ye do? Olad to see you, Mr. Ellery. Fine day, aln'l It! Here I be at this window." (TO M CONTINUED.) ' I, -.. Summer Quarters, of a Wealthy Turk' Ish Family. ' scalp and over the whole body. The ordinary Turkish 'batha were -built sway from the. houae and seemed to be occupied all day long. Until the age of ;twelve boya remain in the harem. At thirteen or fourteen girls don tbe tchartchaf or veil and, aré cuusiuerou m .iur marriage. , There" Is many a bride ot fifteen with a husband of seventeen. Mar riages are arranged by the two (ami lies; the bridegroom doea not Bee the bridé until after the marriage cere mony, when he raises the veil. It he omtt to do this she remains his offi cial wife only In name. Each Turk Is allowed by the Koran to have four legal wives, but most ot them now adays are satisfied with one. "FAT JOB" IS DISCOVERED $9,000 Position In Missouri Is vlved After a Lapse of Thir teen Yeara. St. Louis. A state appointive office, with feea estimated at $9,000 a year, which haa been overlooked for yeara, waa filled for the first time with the appointment by State Auditor Qor- don of Thomas Bond, a young attor ney, as the audltor'a local counsel the collection ot the collateral Inher itance tax. How the lucrative position had been overlooked so long, poll- tlclana are at a loss to understand. TWO BEANS TAKEN FROM MAN Doctor Removes Pellets, One of Which Had Began to 8prout, From Ear Tube. San Bernardino, Cal. Two beans. one ot which had eprouted Into embryo plant, were removed from the head of a Mexican laborer here by Dr, H. V. Beeaon. For montha the man had complained of aevere palna. The beam had entered his head through hla left ear. The growing plant waa nearly Inch long, and apparently had flourish ed In the ear tube ; . New Superintendent For Missions, 1 Cheyenne, Wyo. Rev. Frsnk L.,-' Moore, for many years pastor of the First Congregational church of Chey ' enne, has been appointed superinten ' dent of the Colorado Congregational missions, with headquarters in Den-' :r. Kev. Mr. Mooro will succeed Refc. William Watson Hopkins, who ill -become superintendent of the Southern Congregational missions aj Atlanta, tía.' Rev. Mr. Moore grain,' ated from this Chicago Theological I seminary in 1897'and located in Minna epulis. THE WINTER 1.WHEÁT ACREAGtS. Government Report Saya 222,000 Aerea 6own in Colorado. 't v Denver.-4The" United Statea Crtio Reporter Tor December aaya that there are 222,000 acres of winter wheat sown 4a Colorado, 13,000 increase over 1911, and that there are 2B.000 acres ot rye in, 1,000 increase over 1911. Outlook.' for increased production;, Is letter than It haa been for years. Cón- ' dltlon of wlhtor wheat Decem6eVTT as 97 per cent normal, and ot 93 per cent normal. The secretary of agriculture saya. among other things, that It took' J.I aerea, of corn in 1911 to pay for á stove, while In 1910 It took 2.1 aires to. payyfor the same article. A man could trade .9 -ex aq.9cr of corn, or 2 acres ot wheat for a shot gun. In 1911 he could -buy a grindstone "with ,1 an acre ot corn and .3 ot an acre of wheat. . One acre of corn In 1911 would pur chase 119.3 gallons ot coal oil. In 1910 It would pay for only 102.4 gallons. A farmer could get 344 cakea of aoap tor an acre of corn In 1911 and 313;cakee la 1910. One acre ot corn wasv'equal to 1.4 barrels ot flour In 1911 and 2.3 bárrela In 1910. One acre ot, wheat would buy 1.8 bárrela of flour in 1911 and -J.1 barrels In 1910. ' : INSURANCE DEPARTMENT RE . . PORT. State of Colorado Gets $218,193.68 From Insurance Companies. Denver. The state insurance de partment cleared 1218.193.68 for th. biennial period ending With November 10, aa against $216,471.33 for the pre vious period. Insurance Commissioner W. L. Clay ton collected in the laat biennial peri od a total of 243',689.69, and the total operating expenses of hla department tor the same period, Including salaries, printing, supplies and all other ex penses, waa $25,390.01. Here la a comparative statement for the last two blenual periods: 1911 111! " .1193.178.7 $1(.7?.7I Re- RecslDts Taxes Charters . ... Rtatements Certificates of sutnorlty Brokers' licenses ttollcltors' 11-censpn Agents' certifi cates Miscellaneous (in cluding Interest) 97Ü.0O 19.lti.00 1, 9ns.no t.200.0 13100 IS.tSt.Oi 511.05 J3.I30.00 i '4.7r.o:o.i l.isO.dO Kill Total Rscelpts.. 237,471.70 243,tlM9 Disbursements 19tl isti Balarle $ 13.1-H.llt 19.ll9.s0 B.U49.II4 T.SR4.S 1,119.92 099.09 300.00 190.00 Prlntlnar .. Bupplles 1'nstaire Miscellaneous (tn cluriina exam inations Profit to stats .. Total 1.402.71 16,471. J3 J.70I.T9 118,191.01 ..237,471.75 1243,019.01 HOWARD E. BURTON, ASSAYER & CHEMIST LJCADVIIXE, COLOKAIHj). Bnectman vrlcei: Ould. allvar, lend, lit (Old. liver. 7 Br; it o id. Goc; iino or cowr. 11. UtdllnK nvtlopoji tnd full prlooj Hit aunt on $tij.llctlon. Control snd umplra work -licitad. JUfaraoca: Carbon(a Natlon.il Bank DENVER at RIO C.K ANntC-WESTUHM PACIFIC Th Royal Oorffe-FMlhcr River Caflon Route" Taken together form the most tietutl fut line of contlnuoui travel Denver, Salt Lake, CM y,. Sun Franc tiro. The mnrveiouii rnic altractlont of the Rorkira, the Great Halt Berta of Utah and the wondera of the B larra can be bp en from the car wtndowa, without extra txpenna for side tripa. BUI'lIRB DININO CAR BERVIOK. For llluatrated AeacrlptWe matter, write Frank A. Wadlelih. General raanenirer Aajent. Denver ft Rio Qrn Railroad, ' Ueuvv Cío lo, \n\n The main fops.'l was Be,t, and when the mis iiuo. j ,h(lv, w ... n .lar,, Hf- u.