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f<N*t'v right by Doublwlay, l’uà» A Co. I
Gl’Alti* came to
the prlHoU Milo«
«hop. where Jim
my V n I « ti t Lu»
und escorted him
io th« front of
flor. There the
Jimmy lib> par
don, which had tM-en »tgui-il Unit morn
lag by th«< governor. Jimmy look
II in a tired kind of way. lie had
served uitirly ten mouth» of a four
year aeutell'e. lie iuid expected to
«lay only nls*ut three month« at the
k*ug<<aL When a man with a« many
friend« ou the outalde a« Jimmy Val-
autlne had 1« received in the "atlr" it ia
hardly worth while to cut hl« hair.
“Now. Valentine," »aid the warden,
“you'll go out In the morning Brace
up and uiuke u man of yourself. You're
not a laid fellow ut heart Stop crack
ing »afiw uud live atralgbt."
"Mo?" «aid Jtuimy in aurprtae.
“Why, I never cracked a aafe lu my
“Oh, n«».'' laughed the warden. “Of
course not Ix-t'a aee, now How wa»
It you hap|*etied to get »cut up on thut
HprltiKflold Job? W un it I'ecauwe you
wouldn't prove an ullbl for four of
f<>mpnimlalnK eomeliody in extremely
high timed «o-'lety? or was it »Imply
a caae of a meuu old Jury that hnd It
in for you' It'a alwaya one or the
other with you Innocent vl< tllna.**
"Me?” «aid Jluimy, »till blankly vlr-
tuou» “Why, warden, I never wa« In
Bprlngflold In my life!"
“Take him ba< k. Cronin,” amlled the
wardeu. “and tlx him up with outgo
ing clothe« Unlock him at 7 tn the
morning, and let him come to the hull
pen. Better think over my advice. Val-
At a quarter past 7 on the next
mornlug ,'lmmy atood In tlie warden'«
outer office. He bad oil n auit of the
villainously fitting, rend y uni de clothe»
and a pair of the »tiff, oqueaky «bore
that tlie «rate furutabes to It» dla
cha rgrd compulsory gueeta.
The clerk handed him a railroad
ticket and the live dollar hill with
which the law ex(ie< ted Mm to reba
bllltate himself into good cltixenablp
an<l pru»|M*rlty. The warden gave him
a cigar and »hook tin nd». Valentine.
9702. wa« chroul'led ou the book«
“Pardoned by governor,” .and Mr
James Valentine walked out Into the
Disregarding the song of the bln!»,
the waving green tree» and the smell
of tlie tlow«r», Jimmy lieuded »tralght
for u restaurant. There lie tailed the
flnit aw vet Joy« of liberty In the shn|*e
of a broiled < hleken and a Isittle of
white wine, followed by a cigar a
grade bettor than the one the wnrdcti
bad given him. Prom there be proceed
ed leisurely to the depot. He tossed a
quarter Into the hat of a blind man
alttlng by the door und board«! hl»
train. Three hour» set him down iu a
little town near the state line. He
Went bi the < life of one Mike Dolan
Slid »hook band* with Mike, who was
alone behind the Imr.
"Sorry we couldn't make it sooner,
Jimmy, me boy," »aid Mike. "But we
had that protest from Springfield to
bu< k against, and the goveruor nearly
balked. Feeling all right?”
"Fine." «aid Jimmy. "Got my key?"
He got hi» key uud went upstnlra. un
locking the door of n room nt the rear.
Everything was ju»t an he had left it
One day Jimmy «at down In 111« room tbe dour! Uh. break it openf Can’t
they make such lb<»g» fur th« profisBM
«nd wrote this letter, which I m * mailed you men do aoi.ietlilng?”
JOHN M. PARKES
“’J here Isn't u ufau ncaref than Lit
lu hulf an hour Jluimy weut down lu th« safe address uf one of bi« old
tle Buck wuu cuu open that door," said
ktulrs uml through lb» cafe. 11« wa* ' frteuda lu Nt. Louta:
now dreaaud In tasteful uud well Ot
Dear Old l’«l 1 want you to I»« «1 Hulll- Mr Adam» lu u «tuiky voice. "My
ting I'lollie« and curried bi» <1| i »U m 1 au<J viuis pluc«. In Uttl« Rock, next W «dries God, Npeucer, whut »ball we do? That
f <l«y nlitht at » o'clock I want you to child »he can't »tend It long in there.
cleaned »ult < u»e In his bund.
wind up »cm« little matter« for n>«. And.
“Got anything on 7” n«ked Mike Do also,
1 want to innk« you a present of my Tb>.e Unit enough air, and, besides,
kit of tools. 1 know jou'll ba glad to g> t •be ll go Into conrulduua from fright”
"Mu?" »uld Jimmy, lu h puzzled tone. turtle— you couldn't duplicate the -lot io:
Agatha's uutucr, frantic now, beat
"1 don't uudurstund. i'ui representing i a tbounsnd dollar» Hay, Billy, I’ve quit the door of thu vault with her band».
the New York Aiuulgaimited Short th« old bu»li*««a- a year turn. I’ve got u Homebody wildly suggested dynamite.
ate« «tor«. I'm making an honest living.
Huilp 11 lei ui It Urinkur and Frazzled ' und I in going to marry th» nnest girl on Annabel turned to Jimmy, her large
earth two w-ckg from now. It's the only eye« full of unguUh, but not yet de-
Till« statement delighted Mike to | life, Billy- th« stialght one. I would., t «pulriug. To u womau autblng «eema
■nch an extent tbut Jimmy had to take touch a dollar or »notliM- man'» money quite Impouilble to tbe power» of the
for u million After I get niarr.c<»
a seltxer and milk on thu spot. He nev , now
I'm going to »«II out and go west, whers man »he wor»hlj*a.
er touched hard drinks.
ther« won't be •<* much danger of having
"Can't you <lo something, fialph?
A week after the release of Valen I uld s< oru» bt ought Up against me. 1 tell
Try, won't you?"
tine. P7<12, Ibero was u ueat Job of
lie looked at her with a queer soft
fne, and 1 wouldn’t do another crooked
safe burglary done iu itli hmdud, Ind., | 'tiling
for the whole world. Be »ura to be •mile on bls li|*s and iu his keen eyes.
with no clew to the uuthor. A scant •at Bully'», for I must *** you I’ll Urlng
“Annabei," he »aid. "give me that
was all that was »cured. Two along tha tool» with m<- Your old friend,
you are wearing, will you?"
weeks ufter Hint a pateuted. Improved,
Hardly believing that »be beard him
burglar proof »afe In l.ogansport was
On Monday night after Jimmy wrote
o|>eiied like u cheese to the tune of tbl» letter. Beu Price Jogged unobtru aright, she unpinned the t*u>> from tbe
Sl.&tiO currency; m - cu rille» aud silver sively Into Elmore In ti livery buggy bosom of her dress and «.laced It lu
Uli touched, That began to luterest the lie lounged about town lu Ills quiet hi« hand. Jimmy stuffed It into his
rogue catchers. Then au old fashioned way until lie found out .vhat be want v<-t pocket, threw off bbt coat and
bank safe In Jefferson City becuiue ed to know. From Hie drug »tore aero»« pulled up bi» »hirt slyeves. With that
active and threw out of Its crater au the street from Si-eivers »hoe store act Ralph D. Npencer pasoed away,
eruption of banknotes amounting to be got n gisal look at Ralph D. N|>en aud Jimmy Valentine took hl« place.
"Get away from the door, all of
The I o « msi were now high cer.
enough t<> bring the mutter up Into
‘kioliiK to rnurry the banker » (laugh you." be commanded shortly.
He set his suit case on the table and
Ben Price's da»s of work. By compar ter, are you. Jimmy?" »aid Ben to him
opened it out flat From that time on
ing note« a remarkable sltnllurity In , self softly. "Well, 1 don't know!"
he seemed to l*e unconscious of the
the methods of the burglaries was no
Tbe next morning Jimmy took break
Parker, of New Orleans,
ticed. Ben Price investigated the fast at tho Adumses. He was going to I presence of any one else. He laid out nominated »• the candidate for vice
scenes of the robberlew and was beard Little Km k that day to order Ills wed
and orderly, whistling softly to hlm- preaident on the Progreaaive ticket.
'ling suit and buy M>m* thing nice for
“That's Dandy Jim Valentine's auto Annabel. That would l>e tbe flr»t time iielf, a» he alwaya <lld when at work.
graph. Ha's resumed busIneM. Look tie bud left town slnqp be came to El In a deep »Heir e and immovable tbe
at that combination knob—Jerked out more. It bud Imeri more than a year other« watched him as If under a «pelL
In a minute Jimmy's pet drill was
as easy as pulling up a rudlsh In wet ! now since those last professional
weather. • He's got the only clumps "job».” und he thought be could safely biting smoothly Into the steel door
In ten minutes—breaking his own
that can do it. And look how clean ! venture uut.
burglarious record he threw back the
those tumblers were punched out!
After breakfast quite a family purty
Jimmy never luis to drill but one bole. went downtown together—Mr. Adam». bolts and opened the door.
Agatha, almost collapsed, but safe,
Tea, I guess 1 want Mr. Valentine. Annabel, Jimmy uud AnnatsTs tnarrli-d
He'll do hl« bit next time without any stater with her two little girl», aged was gathered Into her mother's arms.
Jimmy Valentine put on his coat and
short time or clemency foolishness."
five aud nine. They came by tbe ho
Ben Price knew Jimmy's habits, lie | tel where Jimmy still boarded, and he walked outside the railings toward the
had learned them while working up ran up to his room and brought along front door. As be went he thought be
lbadi no grocers
heard a far away voice that he once
the Springfield cg»e. Long Jumps,
i bis suit <-a»<-. Then they went on to knew call "Ralph!” But be never hes
quick getaways, no confederate« and
tlie bank. There stood Jimmy h horse itated.
a taste for good society—these ways
and buggy and Dolph Gibson, who wa»
At tho door a big man stood some
hnd bel|>ed Mr Valentine to liecome going to drive him uver to tbe railroad
Offer the Public
what-in his way.
noted as a successful dodger of retri
Values in ail
bution. It was given out that Ben
All went Inside tbe high, enrved <>ak his strange smile. “Got around at
Price had taken up the trull of the
Lines of Groceries
elusive crack* man. and other people : railings into the banking room. Jimmy last have you? Well, let’« go. I don't
with burglnr proof safe« felt more at Included, for Mr. Adams’ future »on-tn- know that It makes much difference
i law was welcome auywbere.
Aud then Ben Price acted rather
One afternoon Jimmy Valentine and
his suit case cllmts-d out of the mail
Standard Lines and
“Guess you're mistaken. Mr. Spen-
hack in Elmore, a little town five miles
off the railroad down In the blackjack
nlze you. Your buggy’s waiting for
country of Arkansas. Jimmy, looking
The Best Service
you. ain't It?"
like an athletic young senior just borne
from college, went down tbe board
down the street.
sidewalk toward tbe hotel.
A young Indy crossed the street,
passed him at tbe corner and entered
Gswald's friends were always on tbe
a door over whkh was tbe sign “Tbe
lookout for some ruse. He once noti
Elmore Bank." Jimmy Valentine look
fied them that on New Year’s day he
ed Into her eyes, forgot wbat be was
should get tbe best of them all In some
and became another man. She lower
Joke, and New Year'» morning each re
ed her eyes and colored «IlgbUy.
Young men of Jimmy's style and looks
were ou their guard.
were «carve In Elmore.
As they were leaving a house where
Jimmy collared a boy that was loaf
they had breakfasted Oswald «Upped
ing on tbe steps of tbe bank a« if be
on the stet>-< aud fell on his back on
were one of tbe atockiiolderw and began
the sidewalk. His friends rushed to We carry a Complete Line of Plumb
to ask him question« about tbe town,
his assistance, but paused before they
ing Fixtures and Supplies
feeding him dimes at intervals. By
aud by the young lady came ont. look
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“This is hta nise.” some one said.
ing royally unconscious of the young
Clearly the inan who was so proud
man with the auit case and went her
of bls talent for mimicry was bent on
deceiving them all Into thinking him
"Isn't that young Indy Miss Folly
n dying man. tor he lay tuere moan
Simpson?" naked Jimmy, with »peclous
ing pitifully, his face drawn and twist
"Naw." said the boy; "she's Annnt*el
His friends stood around and made
Her pa owns this bank. With That Act Ralph D. Sp«nc«r
Dr. P. J. O’DONNELL
jokes and puns and humu «d lines of
What’ll you come to Elmore for? Is
that a gold watch chain? I'm going
to get u bulldog.
Got any more clerks Were pleased to be greeted by while that they wen* not deceived by
•<2nd St and Filter Road, over the
the good looking, agreeable young man hb< actlug. At last be gave a hoarse.
who was going to marry Mis» Annabel. mournful cry. looked at them sadly
Jimmy went to the i'lautcra' hotel,
Jimmy set hta suit caae down. An and then ceased to mourn or writhe.
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registered a» Ralph D Bpencer and en
nabel. whose heart was bubbling with In a never to be forgotten moment of
gaged a room lie leaned on tbe desk
happiness uud lively youth, put on Jim horror and sorrow hta friends realized
and declared his platform to the clerk.
my'« bat and picked up the suit case. that Oswald was dead.—"Souvenirs I
He said he had come to Elmore to look ' "Wouldn't I make a nice drummer?"
for a location to go into bmdness. How said Annabel. "My. Ralph, how henry d’un Vieux Librarle."
was the «hoc business now tn tbe I it is? Fi-els like it was full of gold
Fa ir Exchange. Y«t a Robbery.
town? He bad thought of the shoe . bricks.”
While Gustave Dore was at lschl
Cash Shoe Repairing Shop
business. Wa» there an opening?
"Lot of nickel plated shoe horns in
The clerk was Impressed with the there," said Jimmy coolly, "that I'm aud wandering about the mountains 6009 V ’nd St. South of Station, Lenta
clothes and manner of Jimmy. He ' going to return. Thought I'd save ex- be became much interested in a coun
himself was something of a pattern of ; pre«» charges by taking them up. I'm try wedding and sketched It on tbe
spot He put tbe sketch into a book
fashion to the thinly gilded youth of getting awfully economical.”
into tbe pocket of his paletot and went
Elmore, but be now perceived his
Tlie Elmore l*ank had just put in a back to the hotel to dinner. After din
ahortcomlngs. While trying to figure 1 new safe and vault Mr. Adams was I
ner he looked for the sketch. It was
out Jimmy's manner of tying his four- very proud of it and insisted on an in-
Wagon Repairing and General
gone, Angry at the theft, the artist
In-hnnd he cordially gave Information. 1 siHStion by every one. The vault was
ea lied the landlord nnd made com
Yes, there ought to be a good open 1 a small one. but it had a new patented
plaint, but no trace of the book was
ing In the shoe line There wasn’t an I door. It fastened with three solid steel found. From lschl Dore went to Vi-
Matt Greenslade, Foster Road
exclusive shoe store in the place. The bolts thrown sl.nultaneously with a sin cilia, and there lie found a letter and
dry goods and general stores bandied , gle handle and had a time lock. Mr. a parcel awaiting him. The letter,
tliem. Business in all lines was fairly I Adams beamingly explained Its work which was anonymous, read thus:
good. Hoped Mr. Spencer would de | lugs to Mr. Sjs-ueer. Who showed a
"Sir. I stole your book at IschL The
cide to locate In Elmore. He would , eourtcsHis but not t<s* intelligent inter- sketch was so charming that I could
find it a pleasant town to live th and , <wt. The two children. May and Agatha. not resist tbe temptation of having It I
; were delighted by the shining metal
the people very sociable.
in my possession, and I knew very
Mr. Spencer thought he would «top
well you would never consent to sell
While they were thus engaged Ben it to me. But theft is neither my
over in the town a few days and look
FIRST CLASS WORK
over the situation.
No. the clerk i Price sauntered In nnd leaned on his trade nor my habit, aud I beg you to
needn't call the boy. He would carry
accept ns a souvenir of my crime and
up bls suit case hlm«elf. It was rather tlie railings. He told the teller that be my enthusiasm for your talent tbe
didn't want anything; be was Just wait walking stick which will reach you at
Mr. Ralph Spencer, the phoenix that ing for a man he knew.
the same time as this letter."
The Herald is Only
Suddenly there was a scream or two
Tbe* %ne was one with a massive
arose from Jimmy Valentine’s ashes—
ashes left by tbe flame of a sudden
gold head, in which was set a gem of
$1.00 Per Year
and alterative attack of love—remain I Cnpernelved by the elders, May. the value.
ed tn Elmore and prospered. He open
ed a shoo store and secured a good run had shut Agatha in the vault. She had
then shot the bolts and turned the
Underclothing made of finely crisped
1 knob of the combination as she had
Socially he was also a success and
or grained paper is manufactured in
j seen Mr. Adams do.
made many friends. And be accom
Japan. After the paper has been cut
plished the wish of hts heart. He met
to a pattern the different parts are
Miss Annabel Adams and became more and tugged at it for a moment. "Tbe sewn together and hemmed, and tbe
i door can't be opened." he groaned.
and more cnptlvnted by her charms.
“The clock hasn't l*eeu wound nor the place» where the buttonholes are to be
At the end of a year the situation of
formed nre strengthened with calico
j combination set.”
Ralph S|iencer was this—he hnd won
Agatha’s mother screamed again hys or linen. The [>aper Is very strong and
the respect of the community, his shoe terically.
at the same time very flexible. After
•tore was flourishing, nnd he and An-
"Hush!” said Mr. Adams, raising his a garment has lieen worn n few hours
nnbel were engaged to be married In
■ trembling hand. "All be quiet for a it will Interfere with the perspiration
two weeks. Mr. Adnms. th« typical,
moment. Agatha!" he called as loudly of the body no more than do garments
82nd St. and 45th Ave
plodding, country banker approved of . as he conld. "listen to me.” During made of cotton fabric. The paper 1«
Spencer. Annabel's pride in him al the following «Hence they could just not aired, nor Is It Impermeable. After
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most equaled her affection. He was as hoar the faint sound of the child wildly becoming wet the paper is difficult to
much nt home In the faintly of Mr. shrieking In the dark vault in a panic tear. When an endeavor is made to
Adams and that of Anna(*el'a mar of terror.
tear it by band ft presents almost as
ried sister as If he were already a
"My precious darling!” wailed tbe much resistance as tbe thin skin for
mother. "She will di« of fright! Open making gloves.
H« G«z«d Fondly at th« Fin««t Set of
Burglar’« Tool« In th« World.
There on the floor was still Ben Price'«
collar button that had been toru from
that eminent detective's alilrtbnnd when
they bad overpowered Jimmy to arrest
Pulling out from the wall a folding
bed. Jimmy slid back a panel In the
wall and dragged out n iluat covered
suit caae. He opened this and gated
fondly at the finest set of burglar's
tools In the east. It was a complete
set. made of specially tempered steel,
the latest designs In drills, punches,
brnces and bits, Jimmies, clamps and
angers, with two or throe novelties. In
vented by Jimmy himself, in which he
took pride Over $IMX) they hnd cost
him to bar« made nt —, n place where
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At The Churches
Arletd Bdpllst Church
9:45 a. m. Bible School.
11 a. m. Preaching service.
HJOp. ta. Evening «ervieee.
R- V- P- V- meeting,
H:00 Thur'day Prayer meeting
Everybody welcome to any and all of
W. T. N. Spriggs, poator.
Millard Avenu1 Presbyterian Church
10 a. m. Sabbath School.
11 a. m. Morning worship.
7 :p. m. Y. P. S. C. E.
7:45 p. m. Evening worship.
7 :3i) p. m. Thursday, midweek service,
8 p. m. Thursday, choir practice.
Rev. Wm. H. Amo«, Pastor.
St. Peter s Cdthoiic Lhurch
X a. m. l»w M om .
Ib.-.'JOa. m. High Mata.
8:30 a. m. Sunday School.
12 M. Cboii rehearaal.
Week day»: Ma»» at 8 a. m.
Seventh Day Adventist Church
10 a. m. Saturday Sabbath School.
11 a. m. Saturday preaching.
7:30 p. m. Wednesday. Prayer meeting.
7:45 p. m. Sunday preaching.
Kern Park Christain Church
Corner 69th St. and 46th Ave. S. E.
10 a. m. Bible School.
11 u. m. and 7:30 p. m. preaching ser
6:30 p. m. Chnstain Endeavor.
7:30p. m. Thursday, mid-week prayer
A cordial welcome to all.
Rev. G. K. Berry, Pastor.
St. Pauls tplscopal Church
One block «oath of Woodmere station.
Holy Communion the tiret Sunday of
each month at8p.ro, No other ser
vices that day.
Every other r-unday the regular ser-
vicee will be aa usual.
Evening Prayer aud -er ror at 4 p. m.
Sunday School raiete a: 3 p. m.
Boatwright, Sapt., I.. Mnffett, Hee.
Rev. 0 W. Tavior Rector.
Lents Evangelical Church
Sermon by tbe Pastor, 11 a. m. and
7:15 p. m.
Snnday School 9:45 a. m., Albert
Y. P. A. 6:15 p. m. Pani BraiUord,
Prayer meeting Thursday 8 p. m.
A cord:al welcome to all.
T. R. Hornechuch, Pastor.
Lents Erlend’s Church
9:45 a.m. Bible School, Mrs. Maud
11:00 a. m Preaching service«.
6:25 p. m. Christian Endeavor.
7 JO p. m. Preaching Service«.
8:00 p. m. Thursday,
A cordial welcome to all these ser
John Riley, Pastor.
Lents Baptist Church
Lord’s Day. Bible School lF:45 a. m.
ng worship, 11 a. m-
Sunday School, 2:30
Elmo 1 Height«
P b ’ Y. P. U., 6:30 p m.
Evening worship, 7:30 p. m.
A cordial welcome to these services.
J. M. Nelson, Pastor.
Fifth Church ot Christ
Fifth Church of Christ. Scientist of
Myrtle Park Hull,
Services Sunday 11 a. m.
Sunday School 9:30 and 11 a m.
Wednesday evening testimonial meet
ing 8 p. m
Leots M. E. Church
Sunday School 9:45. a. m.
Preaching 11:00 a m.
Services at Bennett Chapel at 3 p. in.
Epworth League 6:30 p, m.
Preachihg 7 ;30 p. tn.
Prayer meetiug Thursday evening at
W. R. F. Browne, paetor.
Residence 5703 8Jrd St.
Laurelwood M. E. Church
9:45 a. m. Sunday school.
11:00 a. m. preaching.
12:30 a. in. clase meeting
I 6:30 p. m. Epworth League.
7:30 p. m. preaching.
The pastor is assisted by «choruschoir
and tlie Amphion Male Quartette.
8:00 p. m. Thursday evening, prayer
Dr. C. R. Carlos, pastor,
Germa« Evanqelkal Reformed Church
Corner Woodstock Ave., and 87th St.
Rev. W. G. Lienkaeniper, pastor.
Sunday School 10 a. tn.
Morning Worship. 11 a. m.
Y. P. S. at 7:30 p. m.
German School and Catechetical Cl«*«!
Saturday 10 a. m.
Third United Brethren Church
10 a. m. Sunday School.
11 a. m. Preaching.
3 p.m. lupior Christ’an Endeavor.
6:30 p. m. Senior Christian Endeavor,
7:30 p. m. Preaching.
Brentwood M. E. Church
10 a. m. Sunday School.
11 a. tn. Preaching service.
Rev. W. L. Witeon, Pastor.
Magnolia Camp No. 4U26, Royal
and Fourth Wednesdays of each
month at I. O. O. F. Hall. Second
Wednesdays»<*cial meeting. Neighbors
bring your families sad Inend«.
Fourth Wednesday, buiine»«.
Neighbors requested to come. By
order of tbe Camp