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s / £ £ The Penn Yau Express. PENN VAN, YATES CO., N .Y . R E U B E N A. SCOFIELD, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. t e r m s : $1.00 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE ; $1.25 IF NOT PAID IN ADVANCE. NORTHERN CENTRAL. The passenger trains on the Northern Central pass Penn Yan as follows: . OOINO SOUTH. Express ........ 8 35 A.M. Acc’m’n . . . . 2 10 p . m . A cc’m’n ........ 7 28 p . m . Express .......... 0 16 p . m . OOINO NORTH. Express...*.. 6 22 A.M. Express11 40 A.M. Acc'm ’n 2 55 P.k. Express7 CO P.M. SUNDAYS. Express ........ 0 10 p . m . I Express .......... 11 40 A.M. Aoo’m'n . . . . 2 10 P.M. | A cc’m’n ....... 6 22 A.M. NEW YORK CENTRAL. The passenger trains on the New York Cen­ tral leave Penn Yan as follows: Express and N. Y. Tribune Farmer, 1 y r ...|l 60 Express and N.Y. Tribune, thrioe weekly, 1 86 Express and Thrioe-a-Weok World, 1 vr . . . 1 66 Express and Rochester Weekly D. and O... 1 50 Express and Rural New Yorker, 1 y r .......... 1 76 Express and Albany Bven’g Journal, dally. 8 50 Business <&arta. The Only Contlnnoasly Republican Paper In Yatgsr'tonnty PENN YAN,N.Y., WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12,1908. Vol. X LII.--N0.44 —Whole No. 2184 GOING NORTH. 7 27 A.M. 11 57 A.M. 6 42 P.M. OOINO SOUTH. 8 40 A.M. 2 17 P.M. 6 42 P.M. 6 42 P.M. SUNDAYS. 8 40 A.M. KNOX & DOUGLASS, L A W O F F IC E , Over Cramer’s Store, Penn Yan* N . Y . * D R. M ac NAUGHTON, DENTIST Penn Yan, N .Y . Office over C. E Shepard’s Jewelry 8tore, Main St. J. M. HERRINGTON, DENTIST, Phone, 233-C. Office over the Oraugh Bakery. F OR a short time yon can save money by getting 0 Plates, G o ld Caps, and Bridge W ork. of W orx Uw _ H . 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ThcAptorekecper was still watching riveru®rt| and lie answered without, turn lull j,|s bond. “ lie means it’s a J case ‘ u islioot on sight,” he said. | you mustn’t go near him—you l«o Chirk’s.. S/SUUUl '^!r 1 *vou 1 M X jto back I ____ __ ^ s Ifa’omlse me [ J*ou will! I can take care or Marylyn Opposites Often Wed. “Miss, you are a hoiden. Nobody will ever care to marry a boisterous girl.’’ “Don’t worry, mother. I’ll find some nice, girlsterous boy.” —Kansas City Journal. till dad comes. If you got hurt”— Louusbury threw one leg over the pommel and sat sideways for awhile, buckling and unbuckling his reins. When lie spoke it was very gently, and again he did not look at her. “ Hadn’t 3*011 better wrap up a little?” he sug­ gested. “It’s cold.” She pat a coat about Marylyn. “ It ain’t right for j’ou to make our quarrel yours. You mustn’t. I wouldn’t have 3*ou hurt on our account for anything.” Her eyes beseeched him. lie glanced at her. “ It’s worth a lot to know 3*011 feel that way,” he ^uid slowly. “ But—I’m afraid I can’t lo what you want. It’s your safety hat counts with me.” Maiylyn’s face had been hidden to sdiit out the dread sight of Matthews. Vow she lifted it; She said nothing. But as if suddenly smitten b3* a paiu- .ul thought she turned from Dallas to Lounsbury, from Louusbury to Dal­ las, questioning^*, doubtful.’ She drew lo one side a few steps and stood alone. 1 The movement escaped the others. The storekeeper had slipped from his saddle to pick up Matthews’ revolver. And the elder girl, against whom was setting in a tide of reaction, was strug­ gling for composure. She put out a trembling hand for the weapon. “Got a rifle, too, haven’t 3*ou?” he asked. “ No. Dad took it.” “Good heavens! I’m giad I didn’t know that coining down!” “ Flow’d you happen to come?” “ I saw the sleigh go by and was sure something had scared 3*our father about the claim. So I didn’t wait to black my boots.” “ Oh, it was a comfort to hear you,” she said. ♦» u of Penn 1 8 5 3 . H O M E 1 9 0 7 T h i s is tHe R e d Cross Garnet •a m ore powerful heater and burns less fuel than any other o f its size and price made. Extracts and radiates every degree of heat possible from the fuel. Made on scientific principles and with mathematical accuracy— Finest materials and most thorough workmanship throughout. Extremely moderate in price. “Was it Y” eagerly. He stepped to­ ward her, then drew back. “ Well,” with a feeble attempt at humor, “I’d rather be a comfort than a wet blan­ ket.” He had remembered that evil eyes were watching, that his least * move might subject l^ancaster’s dnugh- -* • - ■ ..... ......... . tor s to the coarse comment of Shanty Town. lie dared not even remain out of lifyfaaddle. He mounted. “Oh. you’re going to leave us!” ex­ claimed Marylyn. She began to cry helplessly. ‘.‘But I’ll be 011 ±lie lookout every sec- htrfkclm*eS. “Mlss-fonllns’^ h e f urged his horse up to the window— “don’t think I’m idiot enough to*try to do up that saloon gang down there sin­ gle handed. If I go to Shanty Town it ’ll be because I have to. I won’t go alone if I can help it. First of all, I intend to see the colonel over there and la3* this matter before him.” “But dad”— she began. “ Got to do it, whether 'your father likes it or not. We’re dealing with a cutthroat. He knows this land's worth money.’ “ Yes”— And you can’t tell what he’ll do.” He bent to her. “That scoundrel seared you,” he said regretfully. “ You’re ready to drop. Oh, yes, 3*ou are. And it’s my fault. I knew he might come any day—that he’d make trouble. But I didn’t believe he’d get here so soon. I”— I’d given him up,” she said. “ You! You did know, then!” “ Quite awhile ago.” “ Knew what?” asked Marylyn, stop­ ping her tears. Then, certain that there was some awful secret behind It all and that it was being kept from her, she began to cry again. Dallas soothed her and explained. • “ Do you know when Matthews’ six months is 11 p?” Lounsbury inquired. “Tonight at 12.” “Tonight! Well, we’ve got to keep him off. lie may to* to establish resi­ dence in a wickiup.” “But hasn’t he a right? Can’t he”— “ lie hasn’t, and he can’t. And if he comes this way after midnight I’ll fix him for trespassing!\ He laughed. “ I wish 3*011 wouldn’t go to the fort, though. You’ve heard dad—3*011 know how he feels.” “ I wouldn’t go if I didn’t But the temperature’s falling, down they’ll begin changing tries at Brannon every hour, man could stay out even 1 tf 1 t. Som e day, perhaps to-day you are g o i n g to have to. B3' SUli- the sen- No one half the night. And this shack has to be guard­ ed till morning. 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As be descended to the ice their two faces rose before him. One, pretty and pale, with the soft roundness of a child’s, the blue eyes filled with all a child’s terror and en­ treaty; the other, pale, too, though upon it there still lingered the brown of the summer sun, but firm of out­ line, its crown a heavy coil of braids, its center, eyes that were brave, stead­ fast, compelling. The first picture blurred in remem­ bering the second. “ God bless her!” he murmured. “To think she knew all the time and never cheeped!” At the shack Dallas, too, was ponder­ ing—over a strange contrariety. Their home was in danger, perhaps their very lives. Yet the day had fulfilled its promise of the morning—It was the happiest in her life! The ramshackle ferryboat was firm­ ly wedged in a drydock of ice on the western side of the ’ Missouri. As Lounsbury passed it, with his horse following pluckily in spreadeagle fash­ ion, he shouted for old Michael. But long before the river had flooded, when it was edging and covering only in the least swift places, the pilot had made his final crossing, run the wheezy steamer nose-on against the bank and deserted her. So the storekeeper re­ ceived no answering halloo. He was disappointed. It was desirable to em­ broil as few as possible in the Lancas­ ter dispute. Old Michael, already a factor, was needed to act the picket— to fire a warning signal if Matthews left Shanty Town. A substitute was found at the sta­ bles. The storekeeper as he rushed away after disposing of his mount came upon Lieutenant Fraser busily roacliing his own riding animal, a flighty buckskin cnyuso that no one else eared to handle and that \V&!f*aL* ipciionately known in barracks as the “she* devil.” The men had met be­ fore, around the billiard table at the sutler’strand Lounsbury had sot the 3'onng officer down for a chivalrous but rather chicken hearted youngster, who had chosen his profession unwise- 13*. So, ills stor.v told, the storekeeper was altogether surprised at Fraser’s spirited enthusiasm und quick re­ sponse. “ I’ve nothing to do, old limn,\ he said as they went toward the parade ground. “ I can help as well as not. So just take your time. I’ll wateli for 3*ou.” “ I lmrdly think our man ’ll show his nose before dark. But I can’t leave the way open”— “Don’t ” They parted at the flagpole, the West Pointer going down to the river and Lounsbury hurrying off in the oppo­ site direction. Colonel Cummings’ entry and recep­ tion rooms were crowded when the storekeeper entered. A score of offi­ cers were standing about lu little groups talking excitedly. But Louni* bury was too anxious and distraughi to notice anything unusual. He hur­ ried up to a tall, sad faced man whose mustache, thin and coarse, drooped sheer over his mouth, giving him the look of a martyred walrus. 'Can I see the K. O., Captain Oil ver?” he asked. “ It’s important.” “ I’ll find out,” answered the captain. “But I don’t believe 3*011 can. He’fi up to his ears.” Ho disappeared into the next room. % Lounsbuiy bowed #to several officers, though he scarcely saw them. He heard Oliver’s low voice, evidentl}' an­ nouncing him, then the colonel’s. “ Yes, bring him is.” cried the latter. “Maybe lie’ll know.” The storekeeper entered withoul waiting. Colonel Cummings stood In the center of the lvom. It was tho room known as his Jybraiy, in com pi l meht to fO- vo\\ of J$pg_.eared<v vciuineq that had somehow survived many a wet bivouac and rough march. But II resembled a museum. In the comers, on the walls beneath the bulky heads of buffalo aud the branching antlers of elk, there were swords, tomahawks, bowrs and arrows, strings of glass wampum, cartridge belts, Indian bon­ nets, drums and shields aud a miscel- lan37 o f warlike odds and ends. Today the room was further littered byT maps, which covered the table, the benches and the whole length of an army cot Over one of these hung the colonel, making imaginary journeys with the end of a dead cigar. He turned swiftly to Lounsbury and caught him by the shoulders. “John,” he said before the other could speak, “I need an interpreter. You’ve been about here for 3rears. Do yrou know one?” “ There’s Soggy, that Phil Kearny fellow”— The colonel gave a grunt of disgust. “ In jail at Omaha,” be said. “ Pla3*ed cards with a galoot who had some aces in his boot tops. Plugged him.” What’s the matter with y*our Rees?” That’s Just it! You see, that bunch of Sioux out there”—he jerked his head toward the stockade—“ helped in a bit of treachery two summers ago Rounded up some frieudl3r Rees at a dance and scalped ’em. So—there’9 poison for you! In this business on hand I couldn’t trust even my head scout.” He began pacing the floor. “Anywa3T, sign language, when there are terms to be made and kept, isn’t worth a bang!” I wish I could suggest a man,” said Lounsbur3\ “ Fact is, colonel, I’m ter­ ribly worried ni3*self. I came to ask you for help in some trouble”— The old soldier threw up his hands. “Trouble!” he cried. “ Why, I’m sim­ ply daft with it! Look at that!” He pointed to the farthest side of the room. It was dimly lighted. Lounsbury stepped forward and peered down - 1 then recoiled as startled as if he had happened upon something dead. On the floor was a man, a man whose back was bent rounding and whose arms and legs were hugged up againsl his abdomen and chest. Torso and limbs were alike, frightfully shrunken; the hands, mere flaw's. Lounsbury 1/ntrebfedn ‘ was uncovered, and' it was the hail that made him “goose flesh” from head to heel. It was white—not the white of old age, with glancing tints of silver or yellow, but the dead white of an agony that had withered it to the roots. Circling it and separating the scalp from the face and neck ran a narrow fringe that was still brown, as If, changing in a night, it bad lack­ ed full time for completion. Lounsbury could not take bis ey'es from the huddled shape. Colonel Cum- from the wounds on elbows and knees, were mute testimony. “ He couldn’t Bee,” continued the colonel. “He was snow blind.' They laid him out on a drift and rubbed him. The surgeon did the rest. He begged to see me. They brought him in, and he told his story. It’s an old one. You’ve heard it. But It’s always new too. This Is Frank Jamieson, a young”— As he heard his name the man stir- <« «i ti­ red, straightened his legs and let fall his arms. He looked up. “Young!” gasped Lounsbury. “Good God!” The face was aged like the hair! Jamieson struggled weakly to hi* feet, using the wall to brace him. Colonel Cummings hastened across and lent tbe support of an arm. “ No, no,” be protested. “You mustn’t talk. You’re too weak.” But Jamieson did not heed. “You an interpreter?” be asked in a rasping whisper. “You’re too weak”— “ No, I ain’t; no, I ain’t. If he’ll go with us I’m strong enough. Why, I shoveled snow on the special to Bis­ marck—that’s how they let me ride— and skating home I didn’t stop to rest”— { / “ Yes, yes; rfff boy, we tenowr-’ - “ I walked and walked—straps broke —I forgot to tell you—that’s why I had to. But it didn’t do any good—it didn’t do any good! When I got there”— As if to shut out some terrible sight he screened his eyes with one palsied hand and sank back limply into Colo­ nel Cummings’ arms. Lounsbury swept the cot clean of maps, and they laid him there. “ His father was dead,” said the com­ manding officer—“dead and naked, scalped, mutilated, full of arrows and rifle balls. The bouse and barns were burned.” # “Any women?” “Two—gone.” Jamieson put out his arms. “My mother!” he cried imploringly. “My poor little mother!” Lounsbury knelt beside him, feeling shaken and half sick. “ I f I could only ’a’ been there! But I was ’ way off at St. Paul. I knew something was wrong when the letters stopped.” ! “But 3roU must buck up, Jamieson,” said the colonel, “so you can help us.” “I will; oh, I will!” “ How’d you get down here?”- said Lounsbury. “ I didn’t eat for a long time. I was crazy. Tbe snow blinded me, and I was hungry. But I didn’t leave tbe river. I knew enough for that. They found me.” “ You think the women are alive, colonel?” asked the storekeeper. “ Undoubtedly, and with the other half of the very band we’ve got here— somewhere up in the Big Horn coun­ try.” He took a turn up and down the room. May I ask your plan?” We are in fine shape to talk terms to the captors. I’ll send a command to them, demanding the women. If the3r are not surrendered I’ll hang four of the redskins I’ve got here— Lame Foot, the medicine man, and Chiefs Standing Buffalo, Canada John and Shoot-at-the-Tree—all ringleaders. Then the rest of the band will be put on a reservation. If the Jamieson wo­ men are alive and they send ’em In I won’t hang the chiefs.” “ When ’ll the command start?” “Three hours after we get an inter­ preter. I’ve sent word up to Custer at But the delav! T fii^k tt- it well, he’s Luunaljuru stepped tor ward und peered down, miugs paused beside him. “This morn­ ing,” he said, speaking in an under­ tone, “a sentry signaled from beyond the barracks. Two or three men took guns and ran out. They found this. Ills clothes were stiff with Ice. He was almost frozen, though he had been traveling steadily. He was utterly worn out and was crawling forward .. Ula -u.nr-io Ull L sleeves an 1 trouse . .... slained darker mean^ to those 'women!' “ It was about two women that I wished to speak,” said Lounsbury. He felt apologetic, however, the one dan­ ger was so trifling beside the other. Colonel Cummings listened. “Those girls had better come here,” he said as the storekeeper finished. “Then they’d be safe enough. I remember seeing one of ’em the day we got back. She was a fine looking young woman.” “There are twro arguments against their coming, sir. For legal reasons it’s best they should not vacate the shack or leave the claim.” “ I see.” And, again, the father Is rather sore about the war.” “You don’t say!” “So, if you could give me a couple of men to take my place now and then during the night—the situation is tem­ p o r a l , you see, the father ’ll be back in a few days.” “There are very strong reasons against my acting In the matter. I’m here to keep an e3*e on the Indians. The settlers are expected to go to the civil authorities when they have quar­ rels. Now, I’d like to mix up with Shanty Town, for instance. Our guard- room is jammed with men who’ve been drugged over there with v II g whisky. Yet I can’t I can only pun­ ish my men.” “ I know that’s so.” “ Of course I shan’t see defenseless women suffer”— Lounsbury was piqued. “ Not alto­ gether defenseless, colonel. But I can’t stay at the shack” — “True, true. Why not ask Mrs. Mar­ tin, Major Appleton’s sister, to go over? Then you might guard from the barn, ff they have one.” “That’s a splendid suggestion, sir. It would solve the difficulty.” “ I’d be glad to speak to Mrs. Martin about it.” He thought a moment, pass­ ing a hand over his clean shaven face. “You’d have to be relieved even then, John, I should think.\ “ Not at all.” # “ But >fou might. In that case”— He drew Lounsbury close and spoke with his lips In the storekeeper’s ear. “ But you understand,” he said aloud as he concluded, “that I know nothing about it. If I hear of It I shall be ver^ dis- nlcngfv for the coulee mouth, so’s to sneak up to the Lancasters' from behind.” They charged away across the mile of ice. “ If it’s Matthews why didn’t he wing me as I went by?” panted Lounsbury. “ Look, look!” cried Fraser. “Now, he’s moving!” They stopped to loosen their revolv­ ers, after which they started again, cautiously. The tops of the willows were shak­ ing. Presently they spread outward, and the “ black bunch” lengthened. Then it emerged and was resolved into a blanketed Indian. “Charley!” exclaimed the officer. As he spoke the outcast, shouldering a bundle of sticks, began to climb the cut. The two men looked at each other and burst into a laugh. “ Fraser,” said Lounsbury, “did you ever hear of the fellow that stalked a deer all day and then found it was a speck on his glasses?” “That’s one on me,” admitted the lieutenant sheepishly. “I knew nobody had come out of that door—but you see we were in the stable awhile.” “ ‘Charley’—that squaw Indian they told mo about, eh? Pretty good to them.’” r- - V - ----- i — > i “ Yes. From what I understand they’re pretty good to him.” They followed leisurely and took up a stand In the cottonwoods above the landing to discuss the situation. At the very outset Lounsbury determined not to speak of the plan that included Mrs. Martin’s aid, the rebuff he had Buffered from the section boss having decided him against it. “ By George,” he said regretfully, “i wish when I had Matthews covered that I’d just marched him up the cou­ lee and on 10 Clark’s!” “ Good ide^. Too bad you didn’t.” .“ But I’ll tell you this: I’m not going to stay out here all night just to shoo him off. I’ve a good mind to happen In down there, sort him out and do the marching act anyhow.” “ Now, look here,” reminded Fraser, “that wouldn’t do. You don’t want to kill Matthews, and you don’t want to be killed. It ’d he one or the other if you poked 3*our nose in there.” “What do you advise?” “ Lie low till you see a good oppor­ tunity. I think the chap’ll come out.” “ But suppose he doesn’t?” . “ You’ll have to stay here, that’s all. I’ll divide the watch with 3*ou.” “Oh, I don’t like to ask 3rou to do that, old man. We ought to he able to think up some kind of a scheme.” The sun was fast declining. Soon it disappeared behind the river bluffs, when the boom of the evening gun swelled the last note of “ retreat.” Fraser sighed. The trumpet had suggested a certain dire possibility. “ I don’t care for the cold,” he de­ clared, “ but—but”—ruefully—“do you suppose the K. O. ’ll give me more than a month in quarters for this? There’s that dance at the major’s next week. I’d like awfully to go. If I’m under arrest I can’t. And who’ll feed my horse and my rattlesnakes?” “ Some sass37 sergeant ’ll shoot your fiend of a nag,” said the storekeeper, “ and the rattlers ’ll be requested to devour one another. When that’s over I’ll break it gently to you (and you must he mum) that the K. O. is disciplining you simply to keep his face. He knows—suggested it himself —that I’m to be helped out by some of you fellows.” “ Well, that’s better,” returned Fra- And while they walked Confidence when eating, that your food highest wholesomeness— that it has that can injure makesakes thehe nothing distress you — m t repast doubly comfortable and satisfactory. T h is suprem e con fid e n c e you have when the food is raised with t . f « * ' j / w>. V x m i 1 ‘ to an; \b a k i n g s with Royal Grape Cream of Tartar There can be no comforting confi­ dence when eating alum baking pow­ der food. Chemists say that more or less of the alum powder in unchanged alum or alum salts remains in the food. first. “You see that?” asked Lounsbury. “Well, I’m going over there to look in. Continued on 4th page. Real Estate Transfers. The following deeds were entered o f record in the Yates County Clerk’s of­ fice during tbe past w eek: Ada D. Dibble to Arthur L. Barnes, premises in Milo—$26e6 66. Cyrus A. Lee to Clara S.’D. Lee, premises in Ita ly- $2600. Charles F Knapp to Cora M. Knapp, prem ises in Jerusalem—$1. Fannie E. Knapp et al. to William Christen­ sen, premises in Jerusalem—$1. Maria B. Hammond to Thomas W. Campbell premises in Jerusalem—fl. Charles H. Roof and wife to Emma A. Mil­ ler, premises in Starkey—$1. Ida C. Yaxley to Lewis Cambell, premises in Italy—$260. Clinton B. Struble to Martin Miller, prem­ ises in Penn Yan—fl. R. A. Scofield, County Treasurer, to John E. Watkins, premises in Penn Yan—$4<44. Louise Penfield to Robert C. Bishop, premises in Jerusalem—$1. Trolley Time Table. In effect Nov. 2i, 1907. LEAVE PENN YAN. 9 00,10.40 a. m .; 12.20.1.50, 8 15, 4.45, 6.15 p. m. Saturday evenings—7.45 and 9.15 p. m, Sundays—10 30 a. m .; 12.20, 2 00, 3.30, 5.00 6.30 p. m. (Last car runs to power house only.), LEAVE BRANCHPORT. 7.45, 9.50, 11.30 a. m .; 1.05, 2.35, 4.00, 5.30, 7.00 p. m. (Last car runs to power house only, ex­ cept Saturday.) Saturday evenings—8.30, 10.00 (power house only.) Sundays—9.40,11.20 a. m .; 1.10, 2.45, 4.15, 5.45, p. m. MEN PAST SIXTY IN DANGER. HIS PAPERWEIGHT. More than half mankind over sixty years of age suffer from kidney and I bladder disorders, usually enla<»^ement , | o f prostate gland. This is both painful and dangerous, and Foley’s Kidney Cure should be taken at the first sign of danger, as it corrects irregularities and has cured many old men of this disease. Mr. Rodney Burnett, Rock Port, Mo., writes: 111 suffered with enlarged prostrate gland and kidney trouble for years, and, after taking two bottles of Foley’s Kidney Cure, I feel better than I have for twenty years, al­ though I am now 91 years old.” Frank Quackenbush. ser, relieved. m . defense of his pets. 11 “ ‘Fiend of a nag,’ ” he quoted. Why, Buckskin’s a tactician. dy ^ k o p n hown much raaf<* sacr what tho trumpet says better do.” Night settled swiftly. Despite I f ,, bury’s prophecy the temperatuiiuce [/ not unbearable. The wind di<r P. the glow in the west, leaving is^er so still that, to the watchers the trees, sounds from Branntf gled distinctly with the near 1 and talk of Shanty Town. N rose. Only a few stars burnc irthe: T n |j|r faint way through the quickly fe n rents of the sheltering cloud cov?5tng that, knitting here, breaking there, again overlapping in soft folds before an urgent sk3* breeze; swagged low above tbe ground. WTith darkness the two left the grove for the ledge upon which was Shanty Town and stationed themselves where they could still see whoever went in or out of the Trooper’s Delight. Mat­ thews did not appear. Numerous men in uniform did. They made noisy ex­ its and went brawling along to other ^5 Travels of a Bottle of Wine and Its Ultimate Fate. A paperweight consisting of a piece ofThlck glass with a tokay wine label fastened on the back and showing through is a part of the desk furniture in the library of a man who goes to Europe nearl3* every >*ear. “ People look at the thing,” he said, “and won­ der what the wine label is doing there and v hen I see the question coming 1 always tell the story. “ Some years ago I went to Raab, in Vienna years before had interest in and befriend- yed a young American student at the The poor student had a rich physician, and he wanted me to call and present his compliments. When I was about to Isave after a pleasant visit the wo­ man handed me a bottle of wine which had come from her estate and asked me to take it to our mutual friend. 1 carted that bottle all over Europe, paid dut3T on it several times and final­ ly landed it safe and sound here in th€ house. A few days after my return we invited the doctor for dinner, and the bottle was brought in with much ceremony. I made a little presenta­ tion speech and then in handing it tc the doctor ^dropped it on the flooi ivhere you see that stain. That’s tho label under the glass.” — New Yorh Tribune. One cup of sugar will sweeten one quart of any m ixture. to be served chilled or frozen. Bears the Signature of The Kind You Have Always Bought Rice will absorb three times its meas­ ure of water, and a large quantity of milk or stock. A Card. — < ^ n0^ w<7 university. raik_, grown be are authorized to refund your Money Foley’s Honey aud Tar falls to cur* your cough or cold. It stops the cough, heals the lungs, and prevents serious results from a cold. Cures la grippe cough and prevents pneumonia and consumption. Contains no opiates. Refuse substitutes. Frank Quacken­ bush. One level teaspoonful o f salt will sea­ son one quart of soup, sauce or veget­ ables. HORSE AND DOG. m 11 m A / Contact With Civilization Lessens Their Cunning and Sagacity. The dog is no doubt the most intelli­ gent of our domestic animals, and 1 yield to none in my affection for him. I can almost eat and sleep with a fino dog winter and summer. But I try noi to deceive myself about his intelli­ gence. It seems to me that If the dog had the least spark of wit akin to our own—that is, power of reason—his long association with man would have fanned it into a flame, however small. But after all these thousands ol years of human companionship and love he has less wit in some respects than his wild brothers, the fox and the wolf. Having been spared the struggle to live that falls to their lot, his cuuuiug and sagacity have deterio rated. The same is true of the horse, which has less intelligence than the wild stallion of the plains and for the same reason. These animals do not grow wiser as they grow less wild. They do not civi­ lize or develop. We train them Into certain ways that make them service­ able to us; we humanize them withoul adding to their mental capacity. In other words, we cannot cross our in­ telligence upon theirs and make il fruitful in them. The germ will not E N E R G Y Have you so much that you feel like hustling constantly and the days seem too short? If not. your system lacks tone—and invites attack o f the busy disease germ. The nerve- strong are human engines in physical and mental work. 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In the course of the year the issues for the next great Presidential campaign will be foreshadowed, and everybody will wish to keep informed. The Thrice-a-Week World, coming to you every other day, serves all the purposes of a daily, and is far cheaper. The news service of this paper is con­ stantly being increased, and it reports fully, accurately, and promptly every event of importance anywnere in the world. Moreover, its political news is impartial, f iving you facts, not opinions and wishes. 1 1 Tho Knock-out Blow. The blow which knocked out Corbett was a revelation to tho prize fighters. From tho earliest days of tho ring the knock-out blow was aimed for tho jaw, tho temple or tho jugular vein. Stomach punches wore thrown In to worry and weary tho fighter, but if a scientific man had told ono of tho old fighters that tho most vulnerable spot was tho region of tho stomach, ho’d have laughed at him for an ignoramus. Dr. Pierce is bringing home to tho public a parallel fact; that thqstomackls the most vulnerable organ) out of\ho prlM ring as well as in it. 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The young officer, hands on hips, •nodded straight ahead. “ You see those willows just below the cut?” he asked. “ Well, there’s n queer black hunch in ’em.” “ Yes. Is it n man?” “ I think so.” “ Moved?” “Not yet.\ “Come on then. Maybe he’s aiming C o u g h i n g Hammer blows, steadily ap­ plied, break the hardest rock. Coughing, day after day, jars and tears the throat and lungs until the healthy tissues give way. Ayer’s Cherry Pectoral stops the coughing, and heals tho torn membranes. The best kind of a testimonial — “ Sold for over sixty years.\ Made by J. O. Ayer Oo., Lowell, M*e». Also manuCeoturere of How She Felt. Stella—So you kissed the young par­ son In tbe dark hall, thinking It was your brother? You must have felt awfully cheap when you discovered your mistake. Mabel—Cheap! Wh3r, I felt like a Friday reranaut at a Mon day bargain sale.—Chicago News. 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