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In a minute a frightened Kirl came In
fTlOVSIT JIAUt: came downiitairK for
I an earlr breakfast on the raomlnc
arter the rescue Of Aimee Villon
from the Chinese restaurant where she
had been held a prlooner by The
Twisted Thread. He waa In hlRh spirits.
ine dlsroverr that Thornton I:rne
hl father'a old and trusted friend, was
the morlriK spirit of the sinister pans;
ot criminals which had for months pur
sued them, ehorklna- thoueh It was.
bad at least the effect of lessening- the
mystery. It seemed to Tommy that
they were at last in the way of commit
openly to trips with the enemy, and
o of beina- lrtorlous and securing
eace and immunity from further per
secution. He was earer o talk to Almee. His
father had told him much In the last
w days: Tommy could now under
stand many things that had puzzled
Mm utterly before. He and Almee
were practically encased at least. o
Tommy believed. That she loved him.
be knew: If ehe had not actually
to marry nlm. that was
formality. In his eyes.
His father' narrative had opened
Tommy's eyes to a s;uod many tblnKs.
lie was sure, for one thin, that
t amine Arnot. the woman his father
una loved and married, and with whom.
or a lew months, manv ve.r krn
year, on the
be had known the greatest happiness
i nis tire, was not dead, as his father
iaa so ions believed. Indeed, the whole
diabolical plot carried out by Thornton
Jayoe was much clearer to Tommy
than It was. even now. to his father.
Graham Hale and Thornton Kayne
bad been rivals, years before, despite
their Intimacy perhaps because of it
for the hand of Camille Arnot. then
the reia-nlnr favorite of comic opera
In New York. She had favored Hale,
and Ray re had acquiesced, apparently.
In her choice. I'layina; the part of a
rood and disinterested friend, he had
even made nearly all the arrangement
for their murriui a marriage per
formed In secret, and not mad public,
because of the determined opposition
of iraham Hale's father to his son's
marriage to an ac trees.
The end of Graham Hale' romance
bad com not many months after bis
marriage, and not long before the ex
pected birth of his child. Something
someone had convinced Camille Arnot
that he had tricked and deceived her.
that her marriage had been false. She i
"isappearea; (Jraham Hale had be-
re. that she had been the
.jvwra ot m lire in the house In which
they had lived. But now Tommy was
convinced that bad not been so He was
convinced, moreover, that Thornton
J.ayne. who had never ceased to love
-eK er. nan peen the man respon
sible for her belief in her husband's
treachery, and that Thornton Rayn
bad kept the fire. Cf her hate for
l.raham Hale burning through the long
years in which the criminal organiza
tion of Th Twisted Thread had been
During those years warnings of lm-
''""'" vengeance had
ranam Hale one each
....... rrarr or nis marriage, a day
already black In his life. Tommy could
see now. or thought he could see. what
bad happened. Thornton Kayne. the
real head and organizer of the Twisted
Turead. had used Camille as its ap.
parent head. She, believing it to be a
society devoted to revenge for wrongs
the taw could not punish, had not sus-
pected that Rayne waa using it for
blackmail, for robbery, for espionage in
the Interest of foreign countries.
And In the last few months, when,
after the years of empty threats, all
the powers of the Twisted Thread had
been turned loose against Graham Hale
and all connected with him, Thornton
Ilayne, it teemed to Tommy, had been
working In a way. at erora purposes
with the woman, he hailed, ostensibly
as his chief. he had conceived a plan
of vengeance upon her fancied betrayer
subtle and terrible In its crneltv and
completeness. She did not wish his
death. She wished, rather, to see him
ruined, bereaved. left friendless as the
result of the desertion of those who
would learn, by repeated experiences,
that friendship with him Involved the
sinister attentions of the Twisted
Thread sinking down, at 'last, into
madness and a living death.
But Kayne had sought actually to
kill the man-who had been his rival.
To Tommy the reason seemed plain
enough. lUyne knew the truth knew
what Tommy had not needed . his
father's assurance to believe, that
Camille Arnot had been truly married
and had been deceived and betrayed
only by the man who had told her
otherwise. And. knowing that, he must
have felt that so long as Graham Hale
lived he was In danger of exposure.
As he came downstairs Tommy hoped
that Aimee would, like himself, be up
early. Many things connected with his
father's revelatloas still puzzled him:
be wanted to discuss them with her.
So he was disappointed when he found
the breakfast room empty. He waited:
finally stnt a acrVaul to ask Aimce's
h. strr she said. "Miss Almee she
Isn't In her room her bed hasn't been
slept In at all! Marie's gone Miss
Almee dismissed her last night and
Miss Hale said I was to be Miss
Tommy rushed frantically to the
telephone, calling for Donovan's detec
tive agency. He reported Aimee's dis
appearance then turned to nee his
fathers vallet waiting to speak to
"Mr. Hale, sir." said the man. "I I
don't know what's wrong, sir he's not
in his room this morning! He went
out for a walk late last night, sir
told me to go to bed, as he wouldn't
need me again. When I went to tell
him his bath was ready. Just now. 1
found h" 1 adn't come in. sir!"
This second blow staggered Tommy.
The hand of the Twisted Thread of
Thornton ICayni was plain enough.
What could he do? He had no clue. He
could see no starting point. And then,
as he groped deserately In his mind
for some course of action to pursue,
there came a clamorous ringing of the
bell of the front door. He rared to
answer It and Almee. her hair dls-1
heveled. her whole appearance un
kempt and bedraggled, staggered into
"Almee! he cried. "Thank God you
"I?" .he cried, startled and amazed.
"Why. Tommy "
"I ad was gone is gone too!" he
said. "He went out for a walk last
night and never came back! This
morning I found that both of you had
disappeared I was half mad"
"Walt till I change my things." she
said, freeing herself from his embrace.
"We must get to work at once. Tommy!
This is more of Thorntou Kuytic'a
"But you what happened to you ?
How did you get away from thcmT" he
"Walt I'll tell you as soon as I've
made myself ready," she said. "There's
no time to be lost. Tommy!"
That was true, and he knew it, and
so; reluctantly, let her go. She was
bark in an incredibly short space of
"I can't tell you much now." she
said. "Hut. Tommy, my dear I know
more much more! than you think!
You you're going to hate me when
you know everything! But I'm for you
on your side with all my heart and
soul! Tommy you were going to tell
me, perhaps did you know why Ca
mille Arnot believed so absolutely that
your father had betrayed her? Kid
you know that the minister who mnr
rlcd I hun. and who soon afterward
went abroad as a missionary, had writ
ten a letter confessing that the mar-
r is ire was not a legal one?"
lea Thornton Kayne told my
father there had been such a letter!
But Kent died abroad Pastor Kent.
the minister! Rayne tried to find him
to make htm clear up the mystery of
"Do you see how your father always
trusted Thornton Kayne? oh. Tommy
don't you see that that letter must
have been a forgery if that marriage
was a tru one. as I believe it was?
And Pastor Kent didn't die abroad!
He is coming home his steamer gets
In ted ay! There was an article in last
night's paper about his return, after
his years in China! Thaf's why Thorn
ton Rayne la In such desperate haste
now: He is afraid that Kent's return
will clear everything up and reveal
"But how do you know all this
asked Tommy, deeply amascd.
"I can't tell you now!" she cried.
wringing her hands desperately "Oh
Tommy don't ask me. dear don't ask
me any questions now!'
"All right," he said, wondering, but
submissive. "I've sent for Donovan
there s nothing to do now. I suppose,
but to wait for him to come "
"Y'es. there is." she cried. "If Thorn.
ton Kayne had your father spirite
away, and ne must have done it. I
think I know where he would have had
him taken. Is your car ready? Let's
start at once
Almee was sure of herself, she spoke
witn such absolute authority that
Tommy never dreamed of questioning
ner. jogetnes tney got Into his road
ster, and he even let Aimee take the
"I know the way," she said. "It'll
save time If 1 drive. Instead of telling
you where- to go. And the police aren't
so likely to stop us If 1 m driving:
they're easier on a woman speeder than
on a man."
Certainly Almee showed little regard
for the speed laws as they tore along.
But she was a -superb driver: the car
was always under absolute control. And
as she dnnv she found time to tell
Tommy of her kidnaping and of her
"They carried me out to a schooner
In the stream." she said, "and locked
me In a cabin. But the porthole was
open, so mat t count see where we
tricked the guard outside. I cried and
moaned as If I were very 111 and in
great pain, and he came In. I'd stuffed
out my coat with pillows and put it In
the bunk, and I hid by the door and
slipped out when he went to the berth.
"They trapped me on the deck, but I
ran un the shrouds. I suppose they
thought I was cornered, and I nearly
was. But I saw a motor boat coining
and they saw me waving, and so I
jumped. I really didn't have time to
think or I'd have been too sr-Hred,
suppose. But it was wonderful I'll
never bo afraid of a high dive again.
And they picked me up. almost at
otii-o. and brought me ashore, though
I was silly enough to faint and frighten
them out of their wits.
"I'll enjoy killing Thornton Ttayne
with my bare hands." said Tommy
grimly. "I think I never really hated
anyone before in all my lifu, and if
he's hurt my father""
Almeo tlowed up. The car crept
around a corner and stopped. She
pointed to a house In the middle of
the block. Jn front of It an express
warun was waiting. Aimee frowned.
"That means there's some new devil
try afoot," she said. "Ah "
The door of the house opened. And
Thornton Kayne appeared and looked
about. Aimee and Tommy both wore
motoring coats and heavy motor gog
gles, so that he did not recognize
them. They were, moreover, some dis
tance away, and Almee, her mind
wonking swiftly, spoke to Tommy.
"Go and ring at the door of the
nearest house. Ask If Mr. Terwilliger
lives there, or any other name that's
unusual. Quick! Then Rayne won't
Tommy obeyed. And he and Aimee
thus were able to watch Rayne's pro
cedure. He turned and superintended
the carrying out of a .huge trunk,
which, to Judge from tho manner of
the two men who caroled It. was ex
tremely heavy. It was loaded on to j
the express wagon, and. when It was
securely fastened, Rayne got up tvith
the driver and was driven off.
"Follow them in the car. Tommy.
(aid Aimee. "Don't lose sight of them
for sn instant, but don't try to do
anything single-handed. I know how
to get into that house. I'll find your
father If hes inside. But now don t
lose a moment: follow Kayne and that
Almee was In command now. and her
manner was such that Tommy obeyed
her as Instinctively as a soldier obeys
Ms officer. A protest was on his lips.
but she gave him no real chance to
voice it. Befone he understood what
she was doing she had darted into the
side entrance of the nearest house. '
"I want to get into the yards that
run along at the back of all these
houses!" she cried, over her shoulder,
Tommy was disturbed he ' didn't
want to leave her, to run into some
new danger, as he was sure she would
do. But he had no choice. The ex
press wagon was already rounding the
corner at the other end of the block.
And so he gave chase, and, crawling
along to keep behind the slow-moving
wagon, he pursued it as it was driven
In the maze of traffic of the busi
ness section it was hard for Tommy
to keep the wauon in slpht- But he
managed to do so. and had the satis
faction of seeing it stop at last in front
of a house in an Kast Side street.
Rayne got out and again superintended
closely the handling of the trunk. Tom
my did not dare to go too close, but
he paw the .men carry the trunk up
the steps 'of the stoop and Into the
house, and. from the length of time
they took inside, he judged that they
must have carried their tmrden to the
very top of the three-story houe. They
camo down, but Kayne stayed inside.
His problem now was to communi
cate with Aimee. He wanted her to
know what he was doing. It seemed
to him that It would be a simple mat
ter to call In a policeman and cause
Rayne's arrest, but ho remembered
tliat he was. after all. without definite
proof of Rayne's guilt of any crime
that would result in his being held if
he' were arrested. But finally he hit
upon a scheme. He wrote a note, ad
dressed it to Aimee at the house from
which Rayne had emerged, uptown,
and. goiner into a store whence he
could still command a view of the
house in which Rayne and the-trunk
had gone, telephoned for a messe.nper.
When the boy came he handed him the
note and a to bill.
"You may have trouble deliverin
this, sonny." he said. "But. if you do
get it to the lady, there'll be $10 more
for you If you come to my house to
night. Get me?"
"Sure, boss!" said the boy. "Watch
Then Tommy resigned himself to a
loner and anxious period of waiting.
sitting in his car and smoking cigar
ette after cigarette. An hour passed
and the greater part of another. But
st last a taxicab came tearing around
the corner, and Aimee leaped from, it
and came running tO Tommy.
"Your father's all riKht!" she cried.
'I made him go home he was ill. but
he was feeling better before he went.
I was just in time! Thornton Rayne
had left two men to well, I .think
they meant to kill Mm! But I covered
them with my pistol, and locked them
in a closet and got him out. I re
membered we hadn't arrananed for any
way of keeping In touch and 1 hoped
you'd send a note. Just as you did!"
"I haven't much news except that
house over there," he said, pointing it
out. "He had that trunk we saw on
the express wagon carried in. And he
hasn't come out, by the front door, at
"Then he's in there still, probably,"
she said, frowning. "I I don't know
what to do, Tommy! I suppose it would
be foolish to try to do anything by
"I'm afraid so," Tommy agreed. "The
trouble is that if we do and fail every
thing may be ruined "
"We'll get a policeman," said Aimee,
with decision. "We may not have any-
legal evidence against Rayne yet, but
I think we can trust Mr. Donovan to
find some for us don't you?"
"I certainly do!" said Tommy.
"There's a cop, now I'll get him. I'll
tell him Rayne broke into our houfe
that's good enough for a temporary
Luck favored Tommy now. The po
liceman was, it chanced, one who knew
him, having been engaged in one of
the fights with the Twisted Thread
gang when its meeting place had been
"Sure. Mr. Hale, I'm wld ye!" he said,
heartily. "In here Is lit? Come on, then!"
They went up darkened stairs. De
spite their best efforts they made noise
enough to warn Rayne of their coming,
for the house was empty and the stairs
were bare and creaky. It was a creepy
business that climb up through the
darkened, deserted house. Tommy ex
pected, every instant, to hear a report
to see a flash of flame spurt out in
the darkness above to stop a bullet
or hear one whistling by his ear.
But until they reached the top floor
there was no noise of any sort. Then.
suddenly, a door swung open, and
Thornton Rayne himself appeared. But
he was taken utterly by surprise. He
started back, aghast then lowered his
head and charged like a bull. His rush
upset Tommy, who staggered back
against Reardon, the policeman, so that
both were thrown down in a heap. And
Rayne, cursing, flung himself at the
ladder that led to the skylight and the
roof and rushed up.
Reardon was on his feet in a mo
ment and after him. Tommy was about
to follow when Aimee checked him.
"Toe trunk!" she said. "Let the po
liceman catch Rayne if he can we've
got to find out the mystery of that
They ' went through tho door that
WORK OF KINDERGARTENS HELD
TO BE OF GREAT IMPORTANCE
Tribute Paid to Genius of Frederick Froebel, Who Originated Plan of
Proper Education of Children Results of Specialized Training Shown.
g knowledge among the school men to infringe a provision against the de-
BY M. M. GLIDDEN.
Director rVhool of Kindergarten Training.
Tr IXDERGARTKN Is the Word"
l Frederick Froebel.
JLV. There have been many In
fant schools of various types and honor
is due those Individuals who have had
the vision to meet In any degree the
educational needs of little children, but
Frederick Froebel stands without a
peer as a man of genius who not only
understood the Individual and collec
tive needs of little children, and formu
lated educational principles which wiM
endure for all time, but also devised
the ways and means of putting into
practice those principles.
Genius belongs to the world: no na
tion can lay exclusive claim to it.
Shakespeare belongs to all. Goethe
also: and the false patriotism which
would reject the works of genius, re
vealed through whatever national me
The term "Infant school" suggests a
place for the cace of babies a nursery.
Children Are I.Ike Plants.
"Kindergarten" suggests a garden
where the children are like plants un
der the care of a skilled gardener. The
gardener must. have a general knowl
edge of all plants; he must have a
specific knowledge of the particular
plants he essays to raise. He must
study their individual needs; this one
requires sunshine; that one does not.
Pruning must be done: the garden must
be kept free from weeds, etc. Many
analogies are suggested by the name
to those who think. A good nursery
maid can take care of babies; an edu
cator is required to take proper care
of children in kindergarten. It takes
10 years of earnest effort to make a
kindergartner of the highest type,
A word in regard to the history of
The practice of getting circles of
nfant school" and "kindergarten"
were going, and when It was light I suggest entirely .different ' concepts.
dium, is in reality singing a "hymn of small children together for educational
hate." and hatred, anger, blinds,
Dante demonstrated long ago.
NiniiK ot lastltatloa Told.
To the man of genius who made the
greatest contribution to the education
of your children tnat nas ever Deen
made Is due the honor of preserving
the name which he. himself, selected
with such Joy. After carefully in
specting the infant classes and creches
existing in his day. Froebel felt that he
wanted something very different in
his institution and he wanted a name
that would differentiate his school
from all others, that would in its very
name proclaim a new and better thing.
At first, he could not quite get the
right name for his Institution. He
thought it ought to-be a place for little
Children where they could receive wise,
nurturing care, and where women
could be trained to give this intelli
gent care. Walking one day through
the beautiful Thuringlnian Forest, he
found himself at the end of the path.
on the edge oi a diuii overiooxing a
fertile valley. Below, spread out be
fore his gaze, were many small farms
planted differently, so that the varie
gated colors suggested a garden.
Pondering upon what the name should
be for his new educational institution,
his eyes fell upon the beautiful scene
before him. "F.ureka! he cried. "I
have found it: Kindergarten shall be
ts name." And kindergarten it has
been, is, and ever shall be, though there
were a million Infant schools existing
side by side with it, for the two terms
purposes was a custom among the an
cients. Children's circles were known
to the Greeks in the times of Plato and
Aristotle, and the Jews had circles
of children in their Temple schools.
The most jjmportant of modern infant
schools was that of Pastor Oberlin at
Walbach, Alsace. In 1779 this school
was placed in charge of Pastor Ober
lin's faithful servant, Louis Scheppler,
who has been described as having "the
brain of a man and the heart of a
woman." The Weavers' Infant School
established at New Lanark of Scotland,
by James Buchanan, for "songs, games,
and discipline," was an Immediate out
come of this. It was built and sup
ported by a Scotch philanthropist, Rob
ert Owen. Though there was little at
tempt at method In it, it provided a
certain amount or sense training and,
to a certain extent, prepared the chil
dren for school life-
Best Ideas Put Into Practice.
Comenius In his "School of Infancy"
clearly anticipated some of the ideas
of both Pestalozzi and Froebel. but it
took Froebel to gather up the best of
these ideas, formulate them, add his
own original contribution of the first
importance, and put them into actual
practice. The kindergarten idea en
circles the globe and belongs to all
alike it is universal. Many of Froe
bel's general ideas upon education are
part and parcel of everyday school pro
cedure. Writing in 1826 (see his "Edu
cation of Man") he clearly stated the
need of manual training in the schools
and the need of public playgrounds.
Many o these' Ideas have become float-
ami when restated by some eminent,
modern psychologist or educator, are
applauded, accepted, and put into ac
tual practice in the schoolroom. It
is good to have intelligence enough to
appreciate and elucidate these great
ideas, but greater honor is due the
originator of them.
In some educational circles, unin
fluenced by any animus aroused by the
present war. the suggestion has come
to do away with the chasm that some
times exists between the kindergarten
and the grades by calling the kinder
garten and primary grades Jointly "the
elementary classes." Now. we grant it
is a mistake to have the kindergarten
an isolated thing, a thing apart from
the school; it should be an integral, an
organic, part of the whole. If you
break off a branch from a plant, the
branch dies: the plant lives. But if
th ideas that Froebel promulgated are
sound educational ideas for the kinder
garten, they are sound for the grades.
Tho ideas should be extended upward,
rather than bringing downward tho
ideas governing the grades.
Initiative Is Developed.
For example, one of Froebel's lead
ing ideas is developing the children
through self-activity; a premium is
put upon originality, upon initiative,
and in general, upon qualities that de
velop self-direction. In the recent in
vestigation made in Greater New York
by a committee working under Profes
sor Hanus. of Harvard University, Dr.
McMurray found that children in the
kindergarten possessed In a marked
degree initiative: that the same class
of children in the grades lacked it.
What had happened to traisform these
leaders in the kindergarten into un
thinking, passive, followers in the
grades? Suppression: repression; the
transformation of each little individual
human wheel into the cog of a big
wheel. The necessity of conforming to
rules, of getting just so much required
work in the mastery of the three "R's"
done in a given time, and false ideas of
discipline. Happily, better things are
coming and this is evidenced in many
ways one of them Is by a recent book,
"A Schoolmaster In a Great City," by
Angelo Patri (Macmlllan), which is the
story of a teacher with a vision of a
teacher who set out to "humanize the
The kindergarten as Froebel saw it
Is a progressive thing. All true ideals
have wings and fly ahead of us. As
we advance, they advance, ever lead
ing .us onward, upward, to a higher
realization in life.
crease of such salaries. The court in
the latter case said, in part:
"If the power to tax is conceded, the
barriers erected by the constitutional
limitation are swept away, and one
branch of the state government is
placed at the mercy of another. If the
General Assembly has the power to im
pose a tax of 1 per cent on the official
salary of a judicial officer, upon the
same principle it could lay a duty
which would cripple, if not completely
paralyze, the whole system of the ad
ministration of justice of state tri
However, we refuse to worry about
the 1'resident's perplexities over the in
come tax we have worries enough of
IN LEGAL SIDELIGHTS.
(Continued From Pasy 2.)
been construed to exempt the Presi
dent's salary from the income tax.
In State vs. Nygard, 159 Wis.. 396, a
similar provision, however, whs held not
to exempt Judicial salaries .from a state
income tax, while in the Matter of Tax
ation of Salaries. 131 N. C, 692, an in
come tax on Judiciul 'salaries was' Held
CHRISTMAS DAY OF FATE
Death Follows Just 81 Years After
Date of Birlh.
LOS ANGELES. Cal., Jan. 14. Born
on Christmas day and dying on the
same day SI years later. Just seven
days after the death of her husband,
was the singular fate of Mrs. Florence
Adeline Didway of Coalinga. Andrew
La Croix Didway, her husband, 87
years old, died at Coalinga on the 18th
Inst., from bronoho pneumonia. His
wife contracted the same disease while
nursing him but had practically recov
ered when she suffered a stroke of
apoplexy which caused her death.
The aged couple were buried side by
side at a double funeral at Rosedale
Cemetery in this city yesterday. Mrs.
Didway was born in St. Clairesville,
O., and her husband was born at Haver
hill in the same state. Mr. Didway was
in business there until the couple came
West. Last year they went to the
home of a daughter, Mrs. Otto S. Ax
tell in Coalinga, where they both pass
Rayne had left open. It was an empty
room into which they came. The closed
windows were heavy with grime: tho
wall paper hung in strips. But oppo-"
site the door by which they had on- '
tered was another door leading, ob
viously, into an inner room. Tommy
tried it and found it locked or bolted.
Aimee cried out suddenly:
"Look, Tommy!" she said. "Wli.-tt
are those strings for, do you suppose?""
Under the door three strings np- "
peared two or three feet of each pro
jected. Tommy and Aimee stared at '
them, bewildered. Again Tommy tried
the door in vain. Then Aimee dropped
to her knees and stared through tho ;
keyhole. She rose with a shriek.
"Oh. Tommy!" she cried. "There's a ,
man hanging In there ! Break noivtr '
the door get in we may be able to -save
Tommy sprang away from the door
and hurled himself nt it. It yielded ,
hut remained on Its hinges. Three, .
times he smashed against it with all
his strength before it gave way. Ili..
rushed in. Hanging from a bracket in---
the far wall was a man with while .
hair. A stool, overturned, was uear
his feet; he swung just free of th.y
floor, .and his face was turning purple..
With a rush Tommy reached him and
cut him down. He and Aimee loosened
the cord about his neck, and began
to rub his wrists and temples.
And gradually the man who had been
saved in such a nearly mir.-iculous fash
ion stirred. He opened his eyes and.,'
stared blankly into Aimce's face.
"Where am I?" he said, faintly
and then sank Into a renewed .stupor....
On the floor beside him lay his coat
a ministerial garment. As Tommy
picked it no some papers fell from it's ,
pocket. There were half a dozen let
ters all addressed to the liev. John '.
"Pastor Kent!" cried Aimee. "That
was why Thornton Rayne tired to kill ,
"My heavens see the devilish trick "
he planned." cried Tommy. "I under
stand those strings now! Do you see,''
She stared at tho strings. One was'
fastened to the stool two others to
the bolts of the door. Slowly com- , ,
prehension dawned in her eyes.
"He pulled them from the other sideT "
so that when the body was found tt
would look like, a case of suicide!" said -Tommy.
"He meant to drag theirs
through they re loosely fastened, you...
see! A murderer couldn't bolt the door -
from Inside after he got out !" - "
"Thank God we were in time!" said..
Aimee. feverently. "Here is the one
man who can clear up the mystery ..
disprove your father's guilt!" .
With a common thought they bent
over the minister. '
"He looks dreadfully ill!" said Tom
my. "Perhaps we were too late !"
"We must get him home where ho
can be properly cared for! At once!"
cried Aimee. "I'll help you carry him -
'The trunk?" said. Tommy. Oh! OC -
course! Mr. Kent was in It!"
(Another installment next Sunday.)
WRITERS HELP TO WIN WAR
(Continued From Page ft.)
Kvery modification in his output, how
ever, calls for public understanding and
teamwork. If his consumption of
sugar is to be cut down people must
not complain when the bonbons and
rich creams disappear, but satisfy their
craving with chocolate dipped nuts and
So it goes with other great war prob
lems like coal, power, labor, loans, sol
diers, sailors and increased food pro
duction. Some of these questions call
for publicity that is- In the nature of
National education. Others are in the
nature of temporary emergencies,
needing the printed word to straighten
out some momentary or local tangle.
The soldier or the printed word is on
duty in Washington and all over the
Nation, ready to apply the printed word
whereve-r needed promptly and vigor
ously in. tie right way . and. time and
If you want plenty of thick, beautiful.
glossy, silky hair, do by all means get '
rid of dandruff, for it will starve your
hair and ruin it if you don't.
It doesn't do much good to try to
brush or wash it out. The only sure '
way to get rid of dandruff is to dissolve.',
it, then you destroy it entirely. To do
this, get about four ounces of ordinary.'
liquid arvon; apply it at night when '
retiring; use enough to moisten the"
Bcalp and rub it in gently with the fin- .
By morning most. If not all, of your - -dandruff
will be gone, and three or
four more applications will completely
dissolve and entirely destroy every sin
gle sign and trace of it.
You will find, too, tnat all itching
and digging of the scalp will stop, and
your hair will look and feel a hundred .
times better. You can get liquid arvon. ,
at any drug 6tore. It is inexpensive
and four ounces is all you will need.
no matter how much dandruff you have.-
This simple remedy never fails. Adv. "
How You Can Remove
Every Trace of Hair
A stiff paste made with some pow
dered delatone and water and spread on
a hairy surface about 2 minutes will,
when removed, take every trace of hair
with it. The skin should then be washed;'
to free It from the remaining dela-
tone. No harm can result from this "
treatment, but be sure it is dt-latone '
you get and you will not be disap