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IW'STER-'S I O N S 'm-cutctcom I A Ll,ard Gr«»v«») I, by Herbert S. .„ wnom this chastened W .M„ iufinltely pathetic, him talk. She soothed |,.p,l him find touched his ,. ,(i] hands, and then she Ink sind brood and dream. (1 ,,v3 before his turbu- l.ft.Ml to the subject of IvMenly he found himself 1, sUrgeons would be gen- |,,»ir charges. He almost Li.mse when Lotless, vis- |,l' informed him that the would reach $3,000. die additional charge pilot)?" asked Monty, un [(.,.0pt such unwarranted derl in the $3,000," said f)„.y knew you were my it was professional etl •n keep down expenses." Vcwster remained at Mrs. iv in its restfulness, serene K.,n„ of Peggy's presence ft be hopelessly behind in L,„se account. The inter ihc inouiries. at the house xioty of his friends were [ho profligate.. It gave little of his lost self re- doctors finally decided that lest recuperate in Florida :l month at least in the Ju leaped at the proposi ti the law into his own Inleriug General Manager Trent a place and insisting I]od the companionship of [Mrs. Gray. ti i',",n get back to work. Lauded Monty the day be- fciai train was to carry him fw.is beginning to see the This enforced idleness. His was tingling with the de lliack in the harness of a laughed the physician, lis your occupation, pray?" Jtlior people rich," respond- iherly. in'i you satisfied with what |ne for me? If you are as jis that you must be still Be careful and you may toot again In five or six jcime in as Lotless left.. Li at him from the window. Li reading aloud from a jmilous that it fairly cried Itorruptions. fytpcr. what became of the going to give?" demanded otihlod took in his eyes. called it off," IS E Bdid Nop- |u remember, Monty?" ask ..kiiig up quickly and won ts mind had gone trailing We didn't give It, of course, tie did you hit upon." |'t postpone it at all," said low could we? We didn't [tlier— I mean, it wouldn't Ltiite right to do that sort of ptuml. Well, what has be orehestra and the flowers lostra is gallivanting around J, niiarreling with itself and •else and driving poor Gard lusaiie asylum. The flowers pt ir bloom long ago." h'll get together, Nopper, Lave the ball at*mld-Lent. [bo well by that time." okeil appealing])' at Harrl- iii! iiicf, but to him silence liotier part of valor, and he hindering if the illness had I urried away Monty's rea- •CllAl'TEIt XVI. cottage of a New York ft'iie which had fallen to Iter. The owner had, for the Ti'oforred Italy to St. Augus f011 his estate, which' was r1lavishly equipped, In lot' bis friends. Brewster's r'l ""'ee mouths, at a fabu l«' mouth, with Joe Brag r'1 ils manager in chief, his T'u xva* transferred bodily I IJik, and the rooms were 1^ stable as their grandeur Tj»- Brewster was not al ii0 r"'v:uitage of his horses I automobile which preced- |v!'' Xe"' York, but to his I' ered unlimited opportu ne^0" had rem»toed I,®. ai in the ai'™ngements B,.,' ,' for the u'd t0 '°ok after the the yacht cruise. I an Sl8ter' wlth liartv fciriu Sub- Glay8' "fade up ess lid dampened (]iflf r®'entlessly EL! putting Wltb 111084 discourag- I him" a° I wus 0110 for the Invalid. while?1 lndoor8' and the Montv away by Playing l«*i or1 ,ns'dered bridge I'ino.s t|.„. was one. 1 'Westion girl interrupt- jny ijavs had troubled Bound jt' fonty," Hhe said.. I lm.iT, more difficult of ile.. ''!('f,rsed the f^Miss 8Ceo« ]„. "i'^e heafd pakt'u ro End ber lf BOOth- I 'lttUianterto haye^^: ^mt^ri w-:s A Heavy Kioom settled upon Brew ster face, ami the girl's heart drormort like lorn,. s,„. n„, rj ",""™"""' »»mloml It by any effoi of her o\\ tilings could be set right. At times she hiul had flashing hopes that it did „ot mean as much to Monty as she had thought. but down underneath, 11„ teP in life 6i,e felt that she must make sure. And together with the very hu man des.ro to know the worst was the puritanical impulse to bring it about 1 ou forget that this Is the last place the) would care to invade." And In Brewster's face Peggy seemed to read that for her martyrdom was the only wear. Bi'avcly she put It on "Monty, I forget nothing that I real ly know. But this Is a case in which you arc quite wrong. Whore is your sporting blood? You have never fought a losing fight before, and you can't do It now. lou have Jost your nerve, Monty. Don't you see that this is the time for an aggressive campaign?" Somehow she was not saying things al all as she had planned to say them and his gloom weighed heavily upon her. "\ou don't mind, do you, Monty she added more softly, "this sort of thing from me? I know I ought not to Interfere, but I've known you so long, and I hate to see things twisted by a very little mistake." But Monty did mind enormously. He had no desire to talk about the* thing anyway, and Peggy's anxiety to marry him off seemed a bit unnecessary. Man ifestly her own interest in him was of the coldest. From out of the gloom he looked" at her somewhat sullenly. For the moment she was thinking only of his pain, and her face said nothing. Peggy.' he exclaimed finally, re senting the necessity of answering her, "you don't in the least know what you are talking about. It is not a fit of "an ger on Barbara Drew's part. It is a se rious conviction." A conviction which can lie changed," the girl broke in. "Not at all." Brewster took it up. "She has no faith in me. She thinks I'm an ass." Perhaps she's right," she exclaimed, a little hot. "Perhaps you have never discovered that girls say many tilings to hide their emotions. Perhaps you don't realize what feverish, exclamato ry, foolish tilings giris are. They don't know how to be honest with the men they love, and they wouldn't If they did.- You are little short of an idiot, Monty Bre\tster, if you believed the things she said rather than the tilings she looked." And Peggy, fiery and determined and defiantly unhappy, threw down her cards and escaped so that she might not prove herself fearfully feminine. She left Brewster still heavily envel oped in melancholy, but she left him puzzled. He began to wonder if Bar bara Drew did have something in the back of her mind. Then he found his thoughts wandering off toward Peggy and her detiauce. lie had only twice before seen her in that mood, and he liked it. He remembered how she had lost her temper once when she was fif teen and hated a girl he admired. Sud denly he laughed aloud at the thought of the fierce little picture she had made, and the gloom which had been so sed ulously cultivated was dissipated in a moment. The laugh surprised the man who brought in some letters. One of them was from Nopper Harrison and gave him all the private news. The ball was to be given at mid-Lent, which ar rived toward the end of March, and ne gotiations were well nnder way for the chartering of the Flitter, the steam yacht belonging to Kcginald Brown, late of Brown Brown. The letter made Brewster chafe un der the bonds of inaction. Ilis affairs were getting into a discouraging state. The illness was certain to entail a loss of more than $"0,000 to his business. His oiily consolation came through Har rison's synopsis' of the reports from Gardner, who was managing the brief American tour of the Viennese orches tra. Quarrels and dissensions were becoming everyday embarrassments, and the venture was an utter failure from a financial point of view. Bro ken contracts and lawsuits were turn ing the tour into one continuous round of losses, aud poor Gardner was on the point of despair. From the begin ning, apparently, the concerts had been marked* for disaster. Public indiffer ence had aroused the scorn of the iras cible members of the orchestra, aud there was imminent danger of a col lapse in the organization. Gardner liv ed in constant fear that his troop of quarrelsome Hungarians would finish their tour suddenly in a pitched battle with daggers and steins. Brewster smiled at the thought of the practical Gardner trying to smooth down the electric emotions of these musicians. A few dpys later Mrs. Prentiss Drew and Miss Drew registered at the Ponce w'2own,lcr tion nly mrd»'aud escaped. anti therc was much specula- 1IPMo,I!v ,'l1i,no ,s Mrs 11row ri"'rosl,y erowd in i, ii»g not well enough to be in these excur sions. but neither he nor BarbSa car^d 0pegKv rrlli'SI/e thG .... h... l'} «i, [u ^Si,tf viee '%lnU,oUty of hi The doctor says Monty may go out driving tomorrow," she began. "Isn't that fine?" Barbara's only respouse was to touch her pony a little too sharply with the whip. Peggy went on as if uncon scious of the challenge. "He has', been bored to death, poor fellow, in the house all this time, and"— "Miss Gray, please do not mention Mr. Brewster's name to me again," in terrupted Barbara, with a contraction of the eyebrows. But Peggy was seized with a spirit of defiance and plunged recklessly on. "What is the use, Miss Drew, of tak ing an attitude like that? I know the situation pretty well, and I can't be lieve that either Monty or you have lost in a week a feeling that was so deep sealed. 1 know Monty much too well to think that he would change so eas ily." Peggy still lived largely in her ideals. "And you are too fine a thing not to have suffered under this misun derstanding. It seems as if a very small word would set you both straight." Barbara drew herself up and kept her eyes on the road, which lay white and gleaming in the sun. "I have not the least desifre to be set straight." And she was never more serious. "But it was only a few weeks ago that you were engaged." "I am sorry," answered Barbara, "that it should have been talked about so much. Mr. Brewster did ask me to marry him, but I never accepted. In fact, it was oul.v his persistence that made me consider the matter at all. I did think about it. I confess that I rather liked him. But It was not long before I found him out." "What do you mean?" And there was a flash in Peggy's eyes. "What has he done?" "To my certain knowledge he has spent more than $400,000 since last September. That Is something, Is it hot?" Miss Drew said In her slow, cool voice, and even Peggy's loyalty admit ted some justification In the criticism. "Generosity lias ceased to be a vir tue, then?"'she asked coldly. "Generosity!" exclaimed Barbara sharply. "It's sheer Idiocy. Haven't you heard the things people are say ing? They are calling him a fool, and in the clubs they are betting that he will be a pauper within a year." "Yet they charitably help him to spend his money, and I have noticed that even worldly mammas find him eligible." The comment was not with out its caustic side. "That was months ago, my dear," protested Barbara calmly. "When he spoke to me he told me It would be Impossible for him to marry within a year. And don't you see that a year may make him an abject beggar?" "Naturally anything is preferable to a beggar," came in Peggy's clear, soft voice. Barbara hesitated only a moment. "Well, you must admit, Miss Gray, that it shows a shameful lack of char acter. How could any girl be happy with a man like that? And, after all, one must look out for one's own fate." "Undoubtedly," replied Peggy, but many thoughts were dashing through her braiu. «. "Shall we turn back to the cottage?" she said after an awkward silence. "You certainly don't approve of Mr. Brewster's conduct?" Barbara did not like to be placed in the wrong and felt that she must endeavor to justify her self. "He is the most reckless of spendthrifts, we know, and he prob ably indulges in even less respectable excitement." Peggy was not tall, but she carried her head ^it this moment as though she mam *'f* ABERDEEN DEMOCRAT, FRIDAY, tor a reconciila- striet siioii o' °?"ever' maintained a eil to satisfv th" tl,° were SUbjeot nnd of his friends, bro,Ight down girls and ,'8 a small tW° pretty She 1 ve VonUU\rhlcaR0 Kentucky mil»onaire. nono of iiip sensibly and with estrnuSement. was in despair over Mon- o- She had become con- 1,el,iml hls tan tiia Pr,de he was S°Cret l0UKing for Bar- S eouW not see how the were to be broken down lf he a ntained this icy reserve. She was sure that the masterful tone wa™ one to wm with a girl like that, but DOt OCCept ftd- lliat he was mistaken about Bar bara feeling she did not doubt for a moment, and she saw things going hopelessly wrong for want of a word, rheie were times when she let herself dream of possibilities, but they always t')y Seeming t0° impossible. She t0 make the s°nietbl"R 1 attainment of hei vision seem simple. She cared too much to be sure of anything. At moments she fancied that she migl say a word to Miss Drew which would straighten things out, but there "s "bout her which held E\ en now that they were thrown together more or less she could not get beyond a certain barrier. It was not until a sunny day when sh» had accepted Barbara's invitation to drive that tilings seemed to go more easily, or the first time she felt the chai, of the girl, and for the first time Barbara seemed unreservedly friendly. It was a quiet drive they were taking through the woods and out along the beach, and somehow in the open air things simplified themselves. Finally in the softness and the idle warmth even an allusion to Monty, whose name usually meant an embarrassing change of subject, began to seem possible. It was inevitable that Peggy should bring it in, for with her a question of tact was never allowed to dominate when things of moment were at stake. She cowered before the plunge, but she took it unafraid. FEBRUARY 9, 1906 tne namt ~fus- comes to that. t&xvxh GWS&H or looking down on the world. "Aren't you going a little too far, V.?1 she asked placidly. 'It is nnt only New York that laughs over Ins Quixotic transactions," Bar barn persisted. "Mr. Hampton, our guest from Chicago, says the stories are worse out there than they are in the east "It is a pity that Monty's Illness should have made him so weak," said Peggy (|uietly as they, turned In through the great iron gates, and Bar bara was not slow to see the point. CHAPTER XVII. UrcwsTKK was comparatively well and strong when he re turned to New York In March. His illness had Interfered ex tensively with his plan of campaign, and it was imperative that he redou ble his efforts, notwithstanding the manifest dismay of his friends. His first act was to call upon Grant & Rip ley, from whom he hoped to learn what Swearengen Jones thought of his methods. The lawyers bad heard no complaint from Montana and advised him to continue as he had begun, as suring him as far as they could that Jones would not prove unreasonable. An exchange of telegrams just before his operation had renewed Monty's dread of his eccentric mentor: New York, Jan. #, 19_. Bwearengen Jones, Butte. Mont.: How about having my life Insured? Would It violate conditions? MONTGOMERY BREWSTER. To Montgomery Brewster, New York: me your life, would become an asset In that case. Can you dispose of It before Sept. 23? JONES. To Swearengen Jones, Butte, Mont On the contrary, I think life will bo a debt by that time. MONTGOMERY BREWSTER. To Montgomery Brewster, New York: If you feet that way about It, I advise you to take out a $500 policy. JONES. To Swearengen Jones, Butte, Mont.: Do you think that amount would cover funeral expanses? MONTGOMERY BREWSTER. To Montgomery Brewster, New York: You won't be caring about expenses lf it JONES. The invitations for the second ball had been out for some time, and the preparations were nearly complete when Brewster arrived upon the scene of festivity. It did not surprise him that several old time friends should hunt him up aind protest vigorously against the course he was pursuing, nor did it surprise him when he found that his presence was not as essential to the success of some other affair as It had once been. He was not greeted as cordially as before, and he grimly won dered how many of his friends would stand true to the end. The. uncertain ty made him turn more and more often to the unquestioned loyalty of Peggy Gray, and her little library saw him more frequently than for months. Much as he had- dreaded the preten tious and resplendent ball, it was use ful to him in one way at least. The "profit" side of his ledger account was enlarged, and in that there was room for secret satisfaction. The Viennese orchestra straggled into New York headed by Elon Gardner, a physical wreck, in time to make a harmonious farewell appearance behind Brewster's palms, which caused his guests to won der Why the American public could not appreciate the real thing. A care ful summing up of the expenses and receipts proved that the tour had been a bonanza for Brewster. The net loss was a trifle more than $56,000. When this story became known about town everybody laughed pityingly, and poor Gardner was almost in tears when he tried to explain the disaster to the man who lost the money. But Monty's sense of humor, singularly enough, did not desert him on this trying occa sion. Aesthetically the ball proved to be the talk of more than one season. Pet tingill had Justified his desire for au thority and made a name which would last. He had taken matters into his own hands while Brewster was in Florida and changed the period from the Spain of Velasquez to France and Louis Qulnze. After the cards were out he remembered, to his consterna tion, that the favors purchased for the Spanish ball would be entirely inap propriate for the French one. He wir ed Brewster at once of this -misfortune and was astonished at the nonchalance of his reply. "But, then, Monty always was a good sort," he thought, with .a glow of affection. The new plan was more costly than the old, for it was no simple matter to build a Versailles suit at Sherry's. Pettingill was no imitator, but he created an effect which was superbly in keeping with the period he had chosen. Against it the rich costumes, with their accompaniment of wigs and powdered hair, shone out resplendent. With great difficulty the artist had se cured for Monty a costume in white satin and gold brocade which might once have adorned the person of Louis himself. It made him feel like a popin jay, and it was with infinite relief that he took it off an hour or so after dawn. He knew that things bad gone well, that even Mrs. Dan was satis fled, but the whole affair made him heartsick. Behind the compliments lavished upon him he detected a note of Irony which revealed the laughter that went on behind his back. He had not realised how much it would hurt. "For 2 cents," he thought, "I'd give UP the game and be satisfied with what's left" But he reflected that" •uch a course would offer no chance to redeem himself. Once again he-took up the challenge and determined to win out. "Then," he thought exultant ly, "I'll make them feel this a bit." He lohged for the tim$ when he could take his few friends with him •nd sail away to the Mediterranean to escape the eyes and tongues of New York. Impatiently be urged Harrison to complete the arrangements so that thw could start at once. But Harrl- son's race was not untroubled when he made his report. All the prelimi nary details had been perfected. He had taken the Flitter for four months, aud it was being overhauled and put into condltibn for the voyage. It had been Brown's special pride, but at his death, it went to heirs wno were ready and eager to rent it to the highest bidder, it would not have been easy to find a handsomer yacht in New York waters. A picked crew of fifty men were under command of Captain Abner Perry. The steward was a famous manager and could be relied upon to stock the larder In princely fashion. The boat would be in readiness to sail by the 10th of April. "I think you are going In too heavily, Monty," protested Harrison, twisting his fingers nervously. "I can't for my life figure how you can get out for less than a fortune lf we do everything you have in mind. Wouldn't it be better to pull up a bit? This looks like sheer madness. You won't have a dollar, Monty—honestly you won't." "It's not in me to save money, Nop per, but if you can pull out a few dol lars for yourself I shall not object." "You told me that once before, Mon ty," said Harrison as he walked to the window. When he resolutely turned back again to Brewster his face was white, but there was a look of deter mination around the mouth. "Monty, I've got to give up this Job," he said huskily. Brewster looked up quickly. "What do you mean, Nopper?" "I've got to leave, that's all," said Harrison, standing stiff and straight and looking over Brewster's head. "Good Lord, Nopper, I can't have that. You must not desert the shifts What's the matter, old chap? Yi»u're as white as a ghost. What is it?" Mon ty was standing now, and his hands were cr.t Harrison's shoulders, but be fore the inteusity of his look his friend's eyes fell helplessly. "The truth is, Monty,-I've taken some of your money, and I've lost it. That's the reason I—I can't stay on. I have betrayed your confidence." "Tell me about it," and Monty was perhaps more uncomfortable than his friend. "I don't understand." "You believed too much in me, Mon ty. You see, I thought I was doing you a favor. You were spending so much and getting nothing in return, and I thought I saw a chance to help you out. It went wrong, that's all, and before I could let go of the stock $60,000 of your s? It made him feel like a popinjay. money had gone. I can't replace It yet. But God knows I didn't mean to steal." "It's all right, Nopper. I see that you thought you were helping me. The money's gone, and that ends It. Don't take it so hard, old boy." "I knew you'd act this way, but It doesn't help matters. Some day I may be able to pay back the money I took, and I'm going to work until I do." Brewster protested that he had no use for the money and begged him to retain the position of trust he had held. But Harrison had too much self re spect to care to be confronted dally with the man he had wronged. Gradu ally Monty realized that Nopper was pursuing the most manly course open to him and gave up the effort to dis suade him. He insisted upon leaving New York, as there was no opportu nity to redeem himself in the metropo lis. "I've made up my mind, Monty, to go out west—up iu the mountains, perhaps. There's no telling, I may stumble on a gold mine up there—and—well, that seems to be the only chance I have to restore what I have taken from you." "By Jove, Nopper, I have It!" cried Monty. "If you must go, I'll stake you In the bunt for gold." In the' end Nopper consented to fol low Brewster's advice, and it was agreed that they should share equally all that resulted from his prospecting tour. Brewster "grub staked" him for a year, and before the end of the week a new tenderfoot was on his way to the ltocky mountains. (To be oontinued.) Lame Back This ailment is usually caused' by rheumatism of the muscles and may be cured by applying Chamberlain's Pain Balm two or three limes a day and rubbinff the parts vigorously at each application. If this does not af ford relief, bind on a piece of flannel slightly dampened with Pain Balm, and quick relief is almost Bure to fol low. For sale by all druggists. |P LOST—Black and white dog, Gor don setter, without collar, black ears and heavy-black streak across should ers. Notify J. H. Hbrrktt, Aber deen, 8. D-v f0* reward. F9 '"T' New German Tariff Will TIMS STOP8 GRAIN SHIPMENTS. B* in Effect^' March 1. New York, Feb. 3.—The rate on heavy grain from New Yorfc to Ham burg by direct steamer has been cut from 17^2 cents to 12% cents for the second half of February loading, with out inducing the engagement of a single bushel. Owing to the new German tariff, which goes into effect March 1 and which. imposes the maximum duties on American grain imported into that country, the steamers sailing from New York for German ports Up to the middle of February, the brokers say, carry a large amount of grain. They are inclined, however, to think that very little of our grain will find Its way to Germany during the few succeeding weeks. HIT BY RUNAWAY FREIGHT. Passenger Train Wrecked and Four Persons ^Killed. Helena, Mont., Feb. 7.—The most disastrous wreck that has taken place in the vicinity of Helena for many years occurred shortly before mid night two and a half miles west of Helena.' A runaway Northern Pacific freight train crashed Into a passenger train on the same line, wrecked it complete ly, set fire to it-and caused the death of at least four persons. The dead are: J. N. Robinson, Missoula Charles Brickie, conductor passenger train J. A. Jessup, express messen ger Foster Senegal, merchant of El liston. None 6f the passengers who escaped with their lives was seriously injured. WILL MEET ON APRIL 28. Elections to Russian Assembly Take Place April 7. St. Petersburg, Feb. 6.—The elec tions to the national assembly will be held April 7. The national assembly will be convened April 28. MARKET QUOTATIONS. Minneapolis Wheat. Minneapolis, Feb. 6.—Wheat—May, 83%®83%c July, 85%c. On track— No. 1 hard, 83%c No. 1 Northern, 83c No. 2 Northern, 81%c. St. Paul Union Stock Yards. St. Paul, Feb. 6.—Cattle-^ood to choice steers, $firstname.lastname@example.org common' to fair, $email@example.com good to choice cows and heifers, $firstname.lastname@example.org veals, $2.00® 5.00. Hogs—$email@example.com. Sheep—Year ling wethers, $6.25 @5.75 good to choice lambs, $firstname.lastname@example.org. Duluth Wheat and Flax. Duluth, Feb. 6.—Wheat—To arrive —No. 1 Northern, 82%c No. 2 North ern, 80%c. On track—No. 1* North ern, 82%c No. 2 Northern, 80%c May, 83%c July, 854c. Flax—To arrive and on track, $1.14% May, $1.27% July, $1.18% Sept., $1.17 Oct., $1.16%. Chicago Union Stock Yards. Chicago, Feb. 6.—Cattle—Beeves, $3.75 £'6.35 cows and heifers, $1.40® 4.75 stockers and feeders, $2:60® 4.50 Texans, $3.65(3)4.40. Hogs1— Mixed and butchers, $5.65g)5:87% good heavy, $5.75 @5.90 rough heavy, $5.G0@5.70 light, $email@example.com pigs, $5.15ip5.60. Sheep, $firstname.lastname@example.org lambs, $email@example.com. Chicago Grain and Provisions. Chicago, Feb. 6.—Wheat—May, 85% @85%c July, 84%c. Corn—May, 44% @44%c July, 41%c. Oats—May, 30% 30%c July, 29%c. Pork—May, $14.70 July, $14.72%. Flax—Cash, Northwestern, $1.15 Southwestern, $1.09 May,$1.17%. Butter—Cream eries, 18@26c dairies, 18#28c. Bggs —15@l6%c. Poultry—Turkeys, 14J6c chickens, ll%c springs, ll%e. Funeral Caltea. There is a grimly humorous anecdote of the dying Yorkshireman who asked his daughter for a slice of the ham she had Just removed from the stove and was refused on the ground that "ham's not for thou ham's for funeral.'^ It may be capped by one found in "Pages From a Country Diary," a book of sketches of English country life. A curate went one day to visit an aged parishioner, a small farmer, whose end was daily expected. Find ing him rather better on this occasion and propped up in bed, he proposed to read a chapter of the Bible to him. The sick man gratefully agreed, but paid scant attention to the discourse because he was constantly fumbling under his pillow for some form of edi ble which be mumbled with evident satisfaction between his toothless gums. At last the curate, stopped reading and asked him what he was doing. The old man smiled slyly. "Why," he said In a triumphant whis per, "they bak't some spoonge biscuits agean moy vuneral an' hid 'em In the coopboard, but they don't know as 'ow I vound 'em, and"—with a senile chuckle of delight—"when I be gone an' they come to luke for 'em they wun't valnd none on 'em left!'' Two Sweepinar Exceptloaa. He—You know, they say a'woman ean't keep a secret. She—That*s a li bel. A woman can keep a secret as easily as a man can —ail but two kinds. There are secrets that aren't worth keeping and others that are too good to keep. tt! ",.£ .. -vt At Etait -4S&x0%i There is no beautifier of complexion or form or behavior like the wish to scatter Joy and not paln 'around ua.— •non. 4 ill 4 'EH Ait S-A.1" jam-. S& "IMP elope with me, He—Then you will darling? She—Y-yes, dearest—hut oh, George, couldn't we at least send out cards announeing that?—Smart Set.