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MORNING ENTEUPKISE; VKDN ESDAVrMAIiCH 22, 19 1 1,
of tin; Air
Story so Avior WW Wm
By ALLEN C LANOND
It was my pan for mouths to use a
perty telephone wire with all lu an
do j hk-. I bae waited tor half aa
boar at a Mm while two women dis
cussed a domestic nib!rm or bit of
araodal before bring sble to call op
some on with whom I netxled to com
II j telephone Is to tbe upper ball,
near my N-droom. One uitat I was
awakened by a sharp riug. Jumping
out of bed. I went to tb telepbooe mad
took up tho receiver.
-Welir I said. '
"Hello, central r
"Hello! Hello! Did you call me upr
Then there was a lot of clicking, at
the end of which a woman's voice
"For heaven's sake. John, com at
ace! Bring help."
My turn is nor John, and 1 knew the
message was not for me, bat some om
was la trouble, a! "I realized the Im
portance of getting the address at
"Where shall I comer 1 asked.
"Why, Tm EtheL I'm at home."
"Where la your homer
"Ob, dear 85 Mertoo avenuer
There was a click, but aa the coa
secUotfVas not broken 1 Inferred that
the receJrer had been dropped rather
than skat off. The I beard a dialogue
between a man and the Vetnan who
had been talking to me. The man
Tn the emperor of the air. la my
aeroplane I ride abore the clouds. I
am always at war with the worms
crawling ea the face of the earth.
When I like I swoop down and slay
was en of the so fleet, moat me
hnlkxm 1 ever heard." While r was
listening to R. while dressing and aa
I Milled forth I rota Id heft the poor
girl for the voice seemed to tndlcste
that ahe waa a girl-pleading with the
ansa to go to bed aad get the needed
rest to his journey to the planet Mara,
tt was evident to me that abe waa shut
P with a lunatic, and I dreaded lest
She be murdered before I ceuld reach
I bailed aa empty Tuck, told the
driver to take roe to 85 alert ou are-
sue and be enkk about It. lie asked
Sae where It waa. and I told him It
waa at Morton s reuse, lie most Bod
tt, and dud It t oar - f would pay
double fare. With this I got Into the
hack. hanged the duv. and the reeva-
man drove on. Where to go be didn't
seem to know any suere than I did.
After ruing back and forth, a few
time aul riming several corners he
hailed a ( I'eman, who aent him Ta a
different -tioo from any he had
yet MI..m u. My first thought waa to
take ttiej-oih-rtoan with me. hot some
how I uk!n't bring myself to share
with say on the pleasure Of relieving
a woman lu dtstrees-tbat la. If It
would not l too lale for any one to re
The driver finally stopped in the mid
dle of the street. I opened -the door
"Well, ha to yon found Merton ave
"This la Merton avenue, air." waa the
reply, "but I can And the number."
Ue droTe back, and forth, white It
seemed to me that I should go wild
with Impatience. Then, suddenly catch
ing sight of s Dumber la a lighted
transom 751 Jumped from the hack
tad hurried along the street tin I
found No. S3. The bouse stood by
Itself, no other being within a hundred
yards. I ran up the steeps and tried
tbe door. It was locked. Desiring to
enter without ringing. I went around
to the rear and fort una telT found a
window unlocked. Entering. I ran
mto the lower hall sad stole softly up
stairs. I beard voices.
Tbe only weapon I had brought with
me was s small rope. Armed, with
this. I suddenly appeared at tbe duor
of the room within which I heard the
voice and exclaimed:
A message for the emperor of the
air!" ' '
Mrs. Heresy W. Wils. Bride
ef tK rVee Feed Crwseeee.
. B F. A. MnafEL
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MADK OVtN FLAYKRt
"ass too tss Mruo'ior tws ajb V
them with Ore and sword or from my
eyrie la the sky drop' bombs upon
I did not bear this plainly and dis
tinctly as I bars written It I simply
gathered enough to Sil It ool Then
tbe woman said:
"Go to bed. You have to fly up to
Mara tomorrow. Don't you remem
berthe Martians have sent for your"
"Tea are right. I have nearly 30.
000.000 miles to make. When 1 morn
1 aball publish an account of my trip.
I shall tell tbe world all about tbe
Martian caunU. I shall solve the
great planetary problem .f the age."
"So you will. Now go to bed and
get a good ret preparatory to yoor
'"Etbel. you're trying to fool me. If
you say anything more I'll kill you
Do you suppose that 1. tbe emperoi
of the air, need rest! I'm not mortal.
I'm tbe embodiment of one who flew
np over tbe Andes and never came
down. He waa received up Into heav
en and there given the secret that
made blm emperor of the air. I am
he. No human being shall trammel
me In my flights. Kay another word
and this shall be sbeatbd in your
From tbe sounda I tben beard tbe
man seemed to be driving tbe woman
ut of tbe room.
There was a mingling of voices aa
they receded until tbey were lost ' A
door that before had been closed had
probably been left open as tbe two
persons went out for I beard a clock
ticking, and presently It struck 11.
Tben I nesrd voices again other
voices evidently In s different locality.
"la that you, Tilly r
"Tea. Tou're Msud?"
" "Tea. I'm Maud. I've Just got a let
ter from 8am. He says we must be
aisrrted on tbe 13tb and ssll tbe same
evjnlng. Isn't It terrlbler
"Why. to be married and go on
wedding trip on the unlucky 13tb."
It was evident that the scans hsd4
changed and I was likely to get no
further tnformstlon of the woman In
distress. I dropped the receiver, ran
, Into my room, dressed, and. having
written down the address I bad re
ceived that I might not forget It, sal
lied forth to afford tenet to tbe trou
bled one.' 1 kqew of no such street
as Mertoa avenn. but reasoned that
ft was sot far from me. since Its phone
waa on tbe asm part wire.
' There Is oo- thing about tb mat
ter that I haeas not menOoaed. The
la tbe roosn, pacing back and forth
and brandlahlag a knife, waa a yoang
nan about twenty years oM A girl
ef eighteen was following him about
talking with him la a vote of great
distress. Both turned at once os hear
tag my voice.
"Are you the emperor of " the air T
I asked of the man. j .
"I have been sent by the king of
space, the realms of Infinite ether, to
guide you to a new machine, a ma
chine that will bear you not only to
Mars, a aeighboriag planet, but to
Neptune, tbe most distant, and thence
to the fixed stars."
Mfreferenc to his proposed trio to
Mars swskened confidence at once.
rWhere Is this machine r be ssked. .
"1 us deptited by tbe king of space
to conduct you to It Come. I have
a carriage below. You must depart
before the break of dawn."
Tbe knife dropped from his hand.
Instead of using It on the girl be kiss
ed her and followed me down to the
carriage Having whispered to the
coachman to drive us to a police sta
tion. I got la beside the emperor. On
arrival at tbe station I be. kooed to a
policeman, who came to tbe carriage.
"This Is rfae emperor of the sir." 1
said, pressing tbe policeman's arm by
way or warning. "Remain here while
I go Inside. I'll be out directly."
I told tbe sergeant at tbe desk my
itory. We hunted up the address of
sn Insane asylum, and In half an hour.
without even using the rope weaoou I
had provided, we had him under con
From tbe asylum I drove back to
the bouse from wblcb I bad removed
tbe patient Though it waa late. I
knew tbe young lady would be wait
ing for a report of what bsd happen'
ed. On arrival I ranr the hell and
was admitted by her. 8be questioned
me eagerly with her eyes. I told her
that tbe young man was where be
would be aafe from blnwelf and could
not Injure others. Tben I asked ber
to explain matters.
II la my brother," she said. "Un
fortunately be baa sufficient means to
Indulge in aviation. His ambition bss
been to ssll higher In tbe air than any
one else. Last Saturday be broke the
record, but In touching irround be
struck a telegraph pole. wOlcb broke
bis machine and Injured him severely
ltnin tne past few days be bss acted
so strsngely that the servants became
sfrald of blm. snd all left us in a
body yesterday. Tonight or. rather,
last night he became violent. I at
tempted to call up my brother-in-law.
John Gooding, but somehow got you
oy mistake st least you board me."
After locking tb bouse I escorted
Miss Etbel Ilougbton to tbe home of
her brother-in-law. swskened the fam
ily, snd she remained there for the
night Tb next day 1 railed upon ber
to assure myself tbst she bsd not suf
fered from ber distressing experience.
but found tbst th reaction had kept
her in bed.
The rest of this story Is not to be
toia except so far as it concerns tbe
young svlstor. He recovered within
a brief period, but waa persuaded by
his sister to let aviation alone. She
bad bad enough of it. and ber brother
understood tbst U would be Impossi
ble lor nim to indulge In It without
greet distress to her, to ssy nothing of
ths probability of Its undermining her
As to that part of ths story which
I hsv said is not to bo told. 1 will
simply ssy that I owe tb great hap
piness and success of my, life to tbst
rnicn i tonnsiiy decried a party tel
ephone, wire. 4 '., ' :
Ml. ST Ajnerloaa toss AaaoctaUo.
Mas. aavsT w. wn.sr
At tb age of aUtyoevea Dr. Her
esy W. Wiley, chief chemist lu-,Ibe
depart meet f agriculture and chief
crusader in tb United State for par
rooa and drugs, at last has taken unt
himself a wife. Jla marriage to SJlaa
Anna Campbell Kelton of Washington
wss aa event of national Important-.
8m of the Jokesmlths are expreaslns;
tn hop tbst the new Mrs. Wiley. Is a
good rook, for Dr. 'Wiley certainly de
serves a wife who. if she does not ac
tually do the family cooking, m capa
ble of supervising the work scssoUn
colly. . -- --r ;
Mrs. Wiley Is tho youngest daughter
of lb late Brigadier General John C
Koltou. who wss goverhofof tho Sol
diers borne st Washington at the time
of his death. She la president of the
Woman's Suffrage league of tho' Dis
trict of Columbia. For several years
sbo bss held sn Importsnt position la
tb library of congress.
It Is gratifying to hot tbst "a break
fast followed the wedding ceremony."
after which Dr. and Mrs. WUey start
ed oa" a bridal tour to last several
weeks. Mrs, Wiley's sg U less than
half that of ber husband. DrrWOey
m- tbe man who led the crusade
against food snd drug adulteration
which resulted la tbe enactment by
congress of ths measure known ss ths
pure food law. This law requires the
labeling of all food psckages so that
tho buyer may know I bo exact nature
of the routeatSL fteceotlr Dr. Wliev
m a speech declared that this m aa
overdrngged nstloo and also that al
cohol Is bsrmfuL and tb peoblbltloa
of tb liquor frame would be a bless
ing to tbe world.
Hornby wss out tnty-two whea
he wss mode secretary of the Amen
can legatloa at Berlin
Hornby was very Vpulef la. socie
ty.' though, sot bavins s fortune, bo
was rather sought byntarrted
coveting attention than young girls
angling for a husband Among these
wives who tatereated themselves la
the young diplomat Una
thalow. the wife of a I'artataa finan
cier. At thai time the world was
stirred by tho Morocco affair, sad U
waa feared there wouU be a war be-
tweea Franc aad Uermaay. M. Ber
tha low was la Brrils endeavoring to
secure tho first news In esse tho em
, peror decided to go (o wsr for specs
On even Ins at a court ball Mm.
Berths low, seeing Hornby pssa ber,
called him to ber on some pretext snd
later, while banglns-on-hia srm,- sold
"Mr. Hornby. d you thlok there will
"1 doat think about such things,
"I sm our If war is declared you
will know It before It Is made pab
"Wby do you thick thatr
) "Bees nee I have been told that be-
' for going to war. tbe emperor must
know bow. tho other powers will set,
and yoor govern men t Is now one of
too powers. The Americas militate
will bo able to Judge If there la to lie
war and will laform hi government
What bo knows you know." .
Hornby smiled wltbeut making any
reply. - Tho lady anoke ef other mat
ters and finally aald:
"I preen aa all Importsnt dlspatrbes
are la cipher."
."What la tho word for wsr In your
"Oh. It wouldn't do for me to tell
"Tlesae toll me tbst one word.- fll
not divulge it"
"Wall, oa your promise. I'll tell you.
It m woman,'" "
TJood gracious! Why was that
word chosen r j .
"I doat know. I didn't msks the
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Extravagance The and New.
It Is very much tbe fashion to berate
modern womsn about ber extrsvs-gsnco.
When you can't scold a woman about
anything else, wbea yoa bare wasted
ail your smmunldou stalest freak
fashions and other pet feminine fol
lies, tben It Is considered timely to
scold women for tbe reckless way In
which tbey spend money nowadars.
And you slwsys add "nowadays," Just
so If tbe .grandmothers were always
The nowadays Is rstber unfslr. It
Is ssfe to ssaert that there have al.
ways been feminine spendthrifts ss
well ss those who were careful snd
consrlentlocs In tbe expenditure of
The wardrobe excesses of Josephine
form appalling reading, with their
hundreds of sets of tblng. nd evt
dence more .then snytblng else the vul
garity of the parvenu.
Maria Theresa, the second wife of
Nspvleon. on the other bsnd, conduct
ed her expenditures on mode rats lines,
although springing from one of tho
most sndent courts of Europe.
Extravagance Is not necessarily aa
appanage of rank. It Is, as a rule, tho
outward and visible sign of tb man
who has msds riches quickly and who
desires tbst his women folk should
blason It forth to the world by run
ning through tbe whole gamut of mod
em pleasures In the most costly pos
Rose Hsts Far Spring. 1
Some of the new spring bats are al
ready on exhibition In the exclusive
shops, and among them Is the flower
hat Roses or all kinds and sixes seem
to bo tho most popular flower used.
Some of these roses sre made of groe
grala ribbon with a plcot edge set off
by leaves and stems of ribbon of ths
same shade as tb flower. Largo and
small roses sre often used on tbe same
hat. Tb soft psstel tons of blue. Dink
and green bid fair to be favorites. Oa
someof the largo hats tb wreath of
roses Is veiled by msllnes. snd oa some
of tho models Valenciennes lacs la
used to set off ths beauty of the rosso.
Among the small flowers used are tho
rorgetmendta. lilies of ths valley and
heliotrope. On of tbe bsndsomsst of
"Print models baa a long wreath of
forgetmeaots which are mad of old
gold velvet .Rosebuds of pink snd blue
chiffon are also used on some of tbe
Road ths Morning enterprise.
SLACKSMITHINQ AND REPAIR
" WORK. ". , ,v
feast of work snd satisfaction ousr
sntesd. Have your horses shod by an
expert; It pays. . ., -
. AH kinds of rspslr work and smith v
work. Prompt service: a res tee Me
non or your wont csn be Sons while
you do your trading. Ores me a trial
job and ss If cant pleas you.
"Aad what to tbe word for pescer
"Upon. my word! 1 should have sup
posed those two words would bars
Terhaps that's-ths reason of their
use as they are. Tbey are not so
Mm. Bertha low looked np Into
the young man'a face. It waa as gulls
less ss a May morning. She continued
"Our family have an old claim
against tho United States, dating bock
a hundred years or more, for a vessel
owned by my greet grandfather, de
stroyed by sn Amertrsn privateer I
should like you to advise mo eoorera
"I shall be bappy to do so. I sm at
my office from 11 tod every dsy,
where It will bo proper for yon to
This waa sot satisfactory to Mm.
Berthalow. She would have pre
ferred to bare the young man call
upon ber where she could tslk wit
him In secret, but on second thought
abe considered that there would he aa
advastsc in going to his nfle. .' She
might light oo some Information not
Intended for ber. The next day at 12
o'clock abs appeared at tbe legation,
"A b, ma-lame " Hornby ssld, "w are
very busy today, and I fear I sbsll
have to keep you waiting. If you will
go Into my private office for awhile I
sbsll be happy to advise you presently
concerning your claim."
He osbered bs Into a cosy room in
tbe center of which stood s table with
writing materials and papers scsttered
about Mm. Berthalow. being alone
la tbe room, madsvu hurried examine
don of tbe papers One of them bore
evidence of having Just been written.
It was marked to be sent by cable to
tbe secretary of state st Wssblngton.
Tbs Isdy eagerly seised It sod ran ber
eye over It There wss a Jumble of
words tbs messing of which waa un
intelligible to nor. but she noticed scat
tsred throughout tho dispatch tho word
-woman." It occurred fire times. Sbo
bsd sM the time sbo needed for the ex
sminauou tndeed, mors than she
wished, for sbo waa anxious, to get
away that shs might Impart ths In for
ms Uon to ber bos band tbst there was
to be wsr. -
Presently Hornby came la and In
formed ber that bo wss ready to listen
to tbe matter ef bar dalm. Shs told
him she bad, left home without hav
ing locked up tbo Jowels shs bad worn
the olgbt beforo and must return st
once. Hornby gave ber one of bis en
gaging smiles and saw her to ber car
riage. Win Hornby returned to bis office
bo threw tbo cipher telegram Into tbs
wastebaaket and wrote ons to a broker
In Paris announcing tbat a prominent
financier would probably "sell tbs
market." if so It would break, and tbo
broker was to buy largely for Horn.
bya account v . -
Hornby by tho operation made a for
tune. Some time after this Mms. Ber
thalow said to blm;
"Are you sure tbst la your cipher
rode 'woman' stsnds for 'warT "
"It does not new. Too convinced me
that It tone thus wss ungsllsnt snd
I arranged for Its being (banged to
mean peace ' "
"Did you ever atop to think,
aald Jliu' MctSulmv ma natter of
Cleveland An-rlais. mently.
"that I bav a peculiar outnVklT
Outhl of t'ntlaltau every one;'
of the men who will tie In the
out tWIil tills seaion started out
lu some other position. Crauoy
X Waa a pltCUIT UUUI ml frmi.
f when we algneu mm up ir iu j
ou Infill Jackwiu was a pitcher, x, i
but shifted l the iuinvii ue- w
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nilM VI III" imwn. .-".
"was a catcher nl Auui4
whllo IKmuo Is Jimt lakltitf Up J
outfield work rvKtiiariy rr tno
'first tlniA Birmingham was n
luficldcr In the New York Htate
league, playing flmt. mit'tid and
third. nr wherever they' nevdod
him. And fr all 1 know falls
ban may have started out In
mime other Mitlin."
"But that la nolhlug new,"
said a friend standing by. "loue
f tbe UhMl faiuotis outfielder In
the muutry sturtcd out In ottu-r
x.ltliii. I'.luivr MUk was a
f at.lt.-r, Mlko Tlcrnsli, i.eorue
JVanilaltreu.llke I"""". l
rVymour. Jimmy llyau sua
Jemi Iturkett were pitcher, snd
'Willie Kerlee was. a third 1b
man For that matter, half of
the meu who have acquired
more or leas fame as tmll play
ers worked In one or more por
tions before settling dowu th the
one In which I hey lvuie tbe
uit at home. tJvs froaa was,
considered s mighty good tab It
er before he took to playing
third. Ilugbey Jennings played
nearly everywhere on the team
before be sealed down to cover
ing short "
DRISCOLL COMINQ OVER.
Cnglish Fsetherwelglit Chassis) Duo
ts Arrive First Week In April. j
Jem nnscotl. 'the ' featherweight j
chamnlon of Knctand. la romlns to !
A HimIii. Ik. Mm. k 1. .-tt . - I
Is anxlona to retire now that lie has i
won toe ixrd umMisie im-ii for keeps.
but says that he'd like In win tho1
American title, tw, "snd nrnke biro- j
self lb rfsl world's i IwiupiiNt befrs
be puts tb old glovea. sbos and lights
swsy with the moth hnlK
Drtscoll tuts rerelriHt several kimh! of
fers from the proniori-rs In ItiU roun- j
iij n"Ti rtiH- .irrii nun i nree or 1 1
four other pugilists on this side of tbo
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Atlantic Jem Is ronslilered to bo
about the shiftiest boxer Ibat ever ap.
peereu in tne ring. He met, t tall to j
Kew York about two yeara ago and
onttMlnted tbe American champion
easily. Iist summer ho wss tskeo ill
and forced to go bark to England.
Within tbe last few months the Eng
lish champion has shown his Old Urns
NEW SONDER YACHT RULES. I
Osrmsns snd Ameriesns ts Bsr Whits
The German and American yachts
m bsvo made an agreement barring
white cedar In tbo construction of sun
der yschts. Tho Kslserllcber Yacht
club of Germany and the Kastern
Yacht club of this country are the par
ties to tbe agreement, which tn..
OXtend to yachts now under mniln.
Hon or those already built. - ;
in Kiel Imrbor the Germans foun4
that strong planking was necessary to
tand.lhe rough. Waterloo most of
Ibelr wHider yachts sre built of red
cedar or mahogany: But tho Amort,
cans, accustomed to smooth asaa off
Martilehesd, sought the lightest of
wood and by nil air wlilts redsr w
able to bring the Welitht of k.t.
yschts closs to 4,030 pounds. "
' new sgreement ssvs th.t ti..
sonder yachts shnll h
mmJ.. u . . "
" r neavier wood.
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