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FRIDAY, JULY 17, 1914
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J. .lWtAdbUft'-taVatM
Send your Salesman across
the Continent anywhere
you wish him to go for
two cents. Send him out
every week in the year at
the two cent fare.
KW methods in selling goods have
revolutionized all of the business world
during the past ten years. A prominent
A lvi tising expert hit the bdl when he
called Printing " The Silent Salesman." As
a salesman, Mr. Printing is a great success.
He never misrepresents you and he never
"butts in" when he isn't wanted. He can
always wait until Mr. Prospect is ready. Un
like some salesmen, he doesn't try to tell all
he knows the first trip. He can call another
day for two cents. Now is the time to send
your mail salesman out talking for future
business. Let us dress him up for you. We
have the facilities coupled with years of study,
which enables us to know what constitutes
the strongest appeal in his whole attire.
Order your Printed Matter
and Advertising Typography
SHOP. We assure you your
order will receive our care
ful and prompt attention.
V nlm rrtxr( orders for RNGRAVING.
representing the best houses in the United
States. Let us submit you prices.
hi m ii a u i ii i , ti a v s
r X 1 W tl i Lf t Nils J M W A W v v
A Strange
(ioodby. mutlier, dear." said Mint lia
lildr.dge. "1 shall work bard in the
. ily and send ,vuu all uiy earnings. I
shall be able to make enough to pay
the interest on the mortgage ami Pr-
haps pay something on the principal."
It was very courageous lot' the lit
tle girl to t.ilk so. but it availed little
or nutlilng. She was going to the city,
since there was nothing for her on
l lie farm only u mouth to feed. Her
ate was to sew all day for a pittance
making shirts for a department store.
Her mother knew very well what was
in store for her daughter and burst
Into tears Martha put an arm around
her. then, taking up a hag in which
.vere all the clothes she had in the
world, went out to where u wagon was
waiting to take her to the station.
Ren Hughes held the reins, and he
looked as sad as Mrs. Eldridge..
"Don't feel bud. Ben." said Martha,
laying her hand on his sleeve. "Some
thing will turn up."
"I don't see how." he said dolefully.
"We'll both work hard and save all
we can. Some day I'll come buck, and
we'll he married and live here with
mother and all be happy together."
Rut Ben refused to be comforted.
How many farmers' boys remaining on
the fnrni and girls in the e'.ty making
shirts can look forward to a day of
On the cars a gentleman sat In the
seat beside Martha and entered into
conversation with her. He listened
sympathetically to all she had to say
she told the whole melancholy story
and seemed affected by it. Not long
before they reached the city he opened
a bag and took out a package.
"Would you mind taking tills to your
room," he asked, "keeping It for me
till I call for It? I expect to go on.
not completing my Journey for several
days, maybe weeks, maybe months,
and I don't wish to carry It with me.
You know where yoti are to go, don't
you ?"
"Yes. and I'll take charge of your
package with pleasure."
She gavp him her address, and when
the two rolled into the station the
gentleman left the car ahead of her.
She saw him as he passed through the
gate and noticed a man tap him on
the shoulder, take his bag and. putting
his arm through that of its owner,
walk away with him.
Martha asked a policeman to put her
on a car to take her to her room and
as soon as she was in it, took some
writing materials out of her bag and
wrote her mother that she had a fine
large room it was 0 by 9 and in a
pleasant location really in a dirty
street and she would get on very
nicely. She also wrote Ben not to be
discouraged, for she was sure some
thing would turn up to enable them
to realize the dreams of happiness
both had at least tried to indulge in
Then she sat down on her bed and
sobbed as if her heart would break.
Later she unpacked her hag. first
taking out the package the gentleman
had given her. which she put in one
of the drawers of the Utile bureau
there was plenty of room fur it and
I hen w ent out to a restaurant to get
i fifteen cent supper
Several weeks passed, and she heard
nothing of the gentleman wlio owned
the package. When as many months
had gone by and he neither turned up
nor sent any one lor the package sin
began to think that he must be niak
lug a very extended trip. Meanwhile
she was making just enough money to
keep her in clothes-ragged ones and
In food, not a sulllciency or of good
quality. But she kept up a stout
heart and wrote her mother and Ben
cheerful letters.
One day while sewing in her room
there was a tap on the door. She
opened it. and a man in police uniform
entered and handed her a note which
contained an order to give him the
package. She did so. She didn't
know enough to take a receipt, nor did
the man give her one. Martha saw
several other men in uniform outside
the door and wondered why so many
of them had come. When they went
away she resumed her sewing.
The next day the same man came
again. He was alone this time and
told her lie wished her to go with him
She did so wonderingly in a carriage
which she found standing at the door
below. The carriage stopped at the
door of a bank, and she was taken to
a private otlice in the rear. A gentle
man with gray hair and whiskers was
sitting at a rosewood desk, and sev
eral men In uniform were standing
near. What surprised Martha most
was to see the man for whom she had
been keeping the package.
"Is this the girl?" asked the man at
the desk of the man Martha had met
"Martha Eldridge," said the former,
"this gentleman is or was the cashier
of the X. hank. The package he left
with you contained bills he had ap
propriated, and. knowing he could not
get them through the station gate, he
left them with you. He was arrested
and finally agreed to turn over the
missing funds on conditio!; of not be
ing prosecuted and that the reward of
fered for the return of the funds be
given to you. Please sign this."
He handed her a receipt to sign and
n check for $10,000.
The mortgage on the farm was paid
off. there was a wedding, and pros
perity came fof all.
Th Magic but Deadly Needle That
Holds Its Spirit.
All American uiillinei seeking I"
learu what it Is that makes the I'tiris
hat no bewili lung sought work u.
I'M rls and found it easily enough in
one ot the largest exporting limine a
name to conjure with One aftern
saw llel sealed ..poll I lien, ll Willi ga.l
chattering companions hu radialen
joy a ml sparkle on every side ot llel
Poll ringer flew with chattering
liillgllc i irhl n-.llg liel by llle llcWildel
I - ''I.-.
I i-a.h - 1
hell I.i
.in- .'led 'In.
! III,.!' Ii,
.-II :M.d ll
, am - rk
.. ic d -.lie
rasp the
nun.. .
each all
;l rei-r :
- ..iiiid nil., neing win-.-ic
ii r.iim- Hie ion. Inn--. "M.
hul . nun- s.i unco was liei
liii.iivhis ol all "'.e Had
,i,.l and .. Iianl did in"
; in .lines! all the wonders
...mil slie In two in. .nth
"si.n.eilniig" and take ll
V n ii - ri' -:i and in " doiim
llel stepping stone III llel
toll. .win" liii.roiug ton nil
By Chance
We peilihcrs-1 mean we who drive
about the country selling our wares
meet with some very strange experi
ences. -
Ou one of my excursions that I made
with a double team and a high red
wagon loaded with everything a farm
er's wife could need I was looking
about me for a place in which, to put
up for the night when I came to a
house standing beside the road that
looked inviting except (or a certain
loneliness there was about It. We
know Instinctively when a place is oc
ami when it is deserted, and
lief sean d n Iiei assigned bench I the moment 1 looked at this one I knew
Sin- had I n tnld to come at x o'clock
n.d ev.-ry . lock and walch said S
slie wis alone. In hall an lioui
Her conip'iniiiiis of yesterday began
to stray in casually. I'uH of eye and
tlessly they mine No bubbling
aiigh. no Kay chatter filled the room
ml what was more surprising, no
work was attempted Some great
alanuty must have: occurred: The
ivli.de nation must be suffering death
ml lacing calamity Questions failed
to bring forth answers, and the puzzle
rew. Were all her dream- to vanish
with the night? The "house" must
have failed was her final thought.
Around 10 or 11 o'clock the pnrtj
broke up for dejeuner, and with rhelr
return came a breath of the spirit ot
the afternoon before Increasing gay
ety and hrilliil'nt Ideas grew with tin-
hours, and the wonder of It was more
and more Inexplicable The mornings
were one long torture, the afternoons
H Joy One day all was revealed A
tiny hypodermic needle filled with the
stuff that dreams are made of is the
spirit of the I'aris bat:
The workers until sufficiently "dop
ed" cannot work, cannot produce, and
istlessly Idle the morning hours till
hypodermic needle and absinth cre
ate the gay. chattering designer, who
brings forth the Joy giving Paris hat-
Jessle Belyen in National Magazine.
France Will Be Represented.
Paris, France. The commerce com
mittee of the chamber of deputies rec
ommends an appropriation for an -ade
quate representation by France at the
Panama -Pacific exposition.
Chinese Employ WiUoughby.
Vi'.'.r, -V. 1". WiUoughby, profes
, r 'u ! - u'euce and po'itics at
. . i- sry, nas been ap
i :t adviser to the
Necessary to Put a Telephone
Transmitter to the Mouth.
In cast one does not care to stoop
to a telephone while talking, or aoes
not care to put the transmitter to t fie
mouth, lie can make himself heard by
erv simple means. Simply place the
lidoineu or the chesi against the
noiithplece ot the transmitter and talk
lit., the open air, and Hie sound will
ct t the party on the other end 1 lie
vliole chest wall and the wall ot Hie
id.. men vibrate in unison when Hie
iiniith is speaking, as they are a great
nling board, and they will transmit
In- propel sound waves to the dia
iliragiu. This Is easy to try and as-
liisliing in result.
Another peculiar tiling noticed in
.-I. -ph.. lies at times is phaiit-uu taik'
icar.l in a receiver when one is wait
for central to give .- e.-tioii nd.l
scraps of conversations may be I id
u this manner They are pr.il.abiy
lue to conversations going on over
wires lying 111 close proximity lo Hie
e that you are using such ennver--atious
causing small os. -Hinting ur
eats which, by the process of ;n.l'ic
1..11 cause small oscillating currents
o take place m your line ot like ctiar-i-ti-i
New York World.
An Eccentric Russian Doctor.
I'be r mis Itiissian. the late lr.
Zaliarin. was noted for his eccentric
.Methods When summoned to attend
I'zar Alexander III In his last Illness
lir .aharln required the same prep
aration for his visit to the palace as
-ii any of his patients houses That is
n. -v. all riovs had to be kept out ot
he way, all clocks stopped and every
!....! thiKwn wide open. He left his
urs in the hall, his over.-oai in the
next room his galoshes in the third
-i int. continuing, arrived at the bedside
in ordinary Indoor costume lie sat
down aflci walking every few yards
ind everv eight steps in going up
stairs i'roin the patient's relatives
and every one else In the house he re
'inire.l absolute silence iinlil lie spoke
ro them, when his .piesti.uis had to be
answered by "Yes'" or "No' and not h
ing more.
Tail of the Possum.
An old negro was out with a hunter
.me day The two found a peculiar
track Following the line of what were
plainly footprints was a small, contin
uous furrow
"Whnt kind of a track Is that, Jim?"
asked the puzzled hunter.
"Pat's a possum track, sah!" ex
plained the old negro.
"But how does he make that fur
row ?"
"He makes dat fnrrer wid his tail."
With his tail?"
"Yes. stih. He lets his tail drag."
"Why do yon suppose he lets It
"Ah doan' know, boss. I Jes reckln
he donn' pay no 'tentlon to dat tail.
S'pose he thinks It'll come along, any
how " -Iniisvllle Times
Couldn't Blame the Pump.
A lumberman having awakened on a
Sunday morning In a "dry town" aft
er a bis spree of the night before
searched his pockets In vain. Being
verv tliirstv. he remembered stum
bling over a pump In the nlley back of
the hotel
ne hastened to the pump and begnn
pumping, lint without results, as the
pump had not been primed. He slow
ly backed away and. eyeing the pump,
said: 'Well. I don't blame you for not
working, anyhow. I wouldn't patron
ize you when I had money." Ex
that no one lived there. Nevertheless
I determined that if I could get into
it I would stay there all night. The
lock on the gateway leading to the
barn had fallen, and I had no trouble
In driving in my team. The barn was
as easy of access as the gate, and I
drove both horses and wagon in under
cover. I had feed for the animals with
me and, having fed them, went to the
Ixioking in through a window. I saw
furniture which seemed to lie new
that is. It hud evidently never been
used. Something like mold had set
tled upon it. indicating that it had been
there for a long time. A screwdriver
from my wagon acted In place of a
jimmy to raise a sash, and I effected
an entrance through a window.
I explored the house, all of which
hnd been evidently newly furnished.
Indeed, some articles hnd not been un
packed. In an upper story I found the
plastering had in part given way from
water let through a roof that needed
repair, the water having run down a
wall against which stood a mantel.
The mantel hnd been displaced nnd
leaned forward. Beside It on the floor
I picked up a letter which, though it
had been drenched. I could see had
never been opened, and with difficulty
1 made out the address. The post
mark had been too fur damaged by wa
ter to be legible.
I made myself as comfortable ns I
could during the night and the next
dav drove on to the nearest postoftlce.
where I turned over the letter to the
postmaster. He read the address and.
looking up at me. asked where I had
found it. 1 told him. and. taking up a
hand magnifying glass, he studied the
postmark for awhile, then said to him
self rather than to me:
"That must have been the day be
fore the intended wedding. Now I re
member Sam asked me to send any
letter that might come for him to hia
new house. Andy!"
A young fellow about eighteen came
from the rear part of the office, where
be had been stamping letters, nnd the
postmaster asked him:
"Can you go back far enough In
memory to recall delivering a letter to
Sam .loslin a day or two before the
day be was to have been married?"
The young man ransacked his memo
ry for awhile, then replied: "Yes. I can,
because 1 didn't find Mr. Joslin there,
and I didn't find any one in the house
either. I went nil nver it and finally
concluded that the front slofing room
upstairs on the mantel was the best
place to leave it So I set it up against
the wall and left it."
"Hid the mantel stand flush up
against the wall?" I asked.
'o. It was a wooden mantel and
had warped, leaving a crack. I set It
up so that it wouldn't slip down the
"But it did. nil the same." I said.
"I remember that I got caught In a
terrific windstorm on my way back.
Maybe it shook the house and the let
ter fell Into the crack," suggested
Mavlie that letter or Sam's not get
ting it explains the split," suggested the
"What split?" I asked.
"Why, Sam .loslin was to have mar
ried Annie Springer and had built and
furnished a new house. The day of
the wedding Annie didn't appear. Sam
hud taken ker away from Bill Ed
wards, a good for nothing fellow, who
had been courting her. and Sara, who
was an Impulsive man, made up his
mind that at the last minute she hnd
thrown him over and bad concluded to
marry Bill. Sam got a fit on him and,
shutting up the house, went away and
lias never been back here since."
He opened the letter, but the ink hnd
been so blurred that It would have re
quired a long time to decipher had it
not lieen very short. It read:
Oh, dearest, our wedding must be put
oft! I have just heard that mother is
dying, and I must go to her at once.
I went on peddling tin pans, wash
boards and the like, leaving the post
master to work out the romance. BIx
months later 1 drove by the bouse In
which I had found the letter, andj saw
at once as I annroachsd it taut it was
Unoeda Biscuit
Tempt the appetite,
please the taste and
nourish the body.
Crisp, clean and fresh
5 cents in the moisture
proof package.
Round, thi". tender
with a delicti f.avor
approprir. te for
luncheon, tea and
dinner, io cents.
Zu Su
Prince of appetizers.
Malc3 daily trips from
Ginger-Snap Land to
waiting mouths every
where. Say Zu Zu to
the grocer man, 5 cents.
Buy biscuit baked by
Always look for that name
It It Confined to a Very Small Section
of the Vast Emiire.
In "The Russian Empire. Today and
Yesterday." Xevin O. Winter says:
"In a strict sense, real Kussia cov
ers only a portion of the more than
2,000.0(10 square miles that lie within
the borders of the continent. This
narrower definition would certainly
ellaiinate Finland. Poland, the Baltic
provinces. Bessarabia and the Cauca
sus and probably a part of the laud of
the Don Cossacks, the Crimea and the
sections bordering on the Arctic ocean
and the lower Volga. In other words,
the real Russia has developed within
this narrower section, and whatever
of Russian characteristics appear in
the eliminated sections have simply
been imposed by the conquerors uion
a people alien by birth and language.
"The actual visible Influence of Tol
stoy on Russia seems not to have been
great He was beloved and rererenc
ed by many, but no party claims or
has ever claimed him as a leader. The
higher classes rejected him because ofi
his opposition to all established gov
ernment: the peasantry were repelled
by his diatribes against religion; the
revolutionists and anarchist repudiat
ed his teaching because be had no
definite plan to offer. His influence on
thought and opinion in Russia will
not compare with bis influence in mm-
Russian nations."
no longer deserted. I drove my team
Into the barn, and a young man and
woman came out to learn what I meant.
"Reckon I'll make myself at home
here." 1 said.
"By what right?" asked I lie mnn an
grily. "I'm the man that found ' letter here
onie time ago."
The two looked at each other: then
the man grabbed one of my hands and
the woman Hie other, and the man
sa id :
"You come right in and occupy every
room In the house."
I was a good while getting away
from that couple.
Suitable Match.
That girl has shocking ways!"
"Maybe that's the reason she married
aa electrician." -Bnltlmore American
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