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OftMal » a w n i t r » I tha Pity »I Falla Cita
I s s v k d E v e r y S a t u r d a y M o r n in g
The W ay Joel
And Then Changed His Mind
By C LAR ISSA MACtCIE
When Joel Tykesbury opened the
on his mother’s side had died with
out near relatives and had left him
the comfortable sum of $15,000 in
cash there was not a soul to whom
he confided the astounding news.
Close locked behind his compressed
lips was hidden a secret that would
have provided the people of Little
the waYv mirror with A gloomy
frown. "There won't la' one |'< t -
son that will miss me «hen I'm
pone. I f I ’d been treated decent
here I ’d never thought of leaving
Little River. It would have done
the village good to spend m\ money
here. I could build a house as fine
as Lawyer Beggs and live on mv in
terest mcnev. The women ain’t
never noticed me much, and I ain’ t
a had looking feller.” Joel redden
ed as he lifted shy eves at his re
flection in the mirror. Good look
ing in spite of the irregularities in
the glass. In fact, Joel Tvkeslmn
was a handsome man. and although
he was forty \ears old there was
not a thread of whife in his abuu-
Suddenly he a ro e and. approach
ing the glass, brushed his hair into
some semblance of order
go to New York tomorrow night,
and now, after I ’ve had rr> supper,
I ’ll say goodby to some of the folks
that f ’va had acquaintance with.’’
Joel% scowl was quite black when
ho rang the doorbell at Spinnings';
therefore when the portal swung
wide and the hall shed a stream of
light over his form he blinked and
winced like an owl.
“ I t ’s Joel Tykesbury, as 1 live!”
cried Mrs. Spinning heartily. ‘'Now,
this is real neighborly! Come right
in and have a bite to eat. We’ve
just sat down to supper, lleury,
here’s Joel come to supper” ’
"Henry,” she said, addressing her
t a . K ' ' “ . 0 vour .upper
and be about what I planned. To
night at 9 o’clock— everybody, you
understand?” Mrs. Spinning nod
ded and frowned and smiled at her
“ I'll see to it, Maria,” he chuc
kled softly. Then, addressing their
guest, he said. "When are you going
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"Wish you was going to stay,”
Joel kept his secret, and no one iayj the deacon cordially. “ You’ll
was the wiser when he closed the be missed, Joel.*’
little harness shop and spent sev-
“ Missed!” scoffed Mr. Tykesbury,
eral days in New York. But when forgetting his diffidence in his as-
he returned from the city and pro tonishment. “ Who’ll miss me?”
“ Everybody in Little River,” said
ceeded to sell the contents of his
shop at auction prices, when he e pre- the deacon quietly. “ There’s few
eented the furniture contained
ed in here but what you’ve done a good
his lonely bachelor abode to the turn for some time or other. You’ve
thriftless'Xickols familv, who lived forgotten ’em, I suppose, but folks
on the edge of the village, and final- haven’t!
They like to see you
and if you " wasn’t *“
ly when the minister dropped a around,
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word in the midst of the Ladies’ ful you’d be the most popular man
Aid society’s Wednesday sociable in the village, not even excepting
then Little River sat up very the postmaster. Eh, Maria?”
“ Of course he would! Y'ou look
straight and t k r. lice._________
“ res," saia nr. freeman. mougOt- w - i m n r P o t » , I l i a « f t
fullv stroking his scanty beard. some folks that you’re a stony pil
“ Joel says he’s tired of Little Riv lar of the church— in deed as well
er, so he is going to New York to as name!” Mrs. Spinning laughed
“ Do you recollect my
live. He seems to feel rather bitter heartily.
about the way he’s been received niece, Charlotte Wayland?” she ask
in our village. He says he’s lived ed as she stepped into the front
here fifteen years and he isn’t parlor and lighted the prism hung
much better acquainted than when lamp on the center table. “ She
was visiting me ten years ago.”
The United States has enteredthe greatest w ar the world
Joel flushed hotly. Indeed, he
“ That’s every mite his own fault,
seen. The part w e play may determ ine the future o f
th e n !’ cried Miss Fanny Pollard did remember the pretty girl at
Europe both politically and socially. E very American man, woman
warmly. “ He’s the most unsociable whom he scarcely dared glance in
and child is vitally interested in this war. Some o f us w ill g iv e
man in Little River. Mv conscience church, yet to whom he had irrev- i
is clear about Joel Tykesbury. I ’ ve ocably lost his heart.
our lives, all o f us must make sacrifices.
done the best I could to make it the silence and loneliness of the j
pleasant for him in church and past ten years might be laid at the
out!” A suppressed giggle from the door ° I his heartsickness after pret-
voung girls in a distant corner clos- <7 Charlotte had returned to her
is the title o f a new 32 page at'as just placed on the market. It is
ed Miss Fanny’s lips into a grim distant home. He heard afterward
the most comprehensive work o f its kind and is accurate in the
frown. Her small brown eyes shot that she had married,
little angry sparks at the gigglers.
“ I remember,” he said faintly.
are 15 pages o f maps in three colors (15x11) covering
“ That ia very true, Miss Pollard,”
“ She’s in Little River. Come to
soothed the minister peacefully. “ 1 ^isit my sister. Charlotte’s a widow
minutely the various theatres o f war, and showing all the towns
am sure we have all done our best and as pretty a one as I ever saw.
and villages mentioned in the daily dispatches from the front.
to make Joel feel at home in our I declare, it don’t seem proper for
There are pages o f photographs, many o f them made e x
a widow to be quite so good looking
fo r this book, o f persons, places and things about which so
Mrs. Deacon Spinning bit her as our Charlotte.” Mrs. Spinning
much is said and so little definitely known
Photographs o f zeppe-
thread with a sharp click of her smiled innocently as she thrust
false teeth and folded up the ging- a photograph into Joel’s hand,
iins, submarines, submarine chasers, mines, torpedoes, torpedo
ham apron she had completed “ That’s Charlotte.
nets, anti air-craft guns, gas masks, gian t guns that shoot 2-ton
“ Seems like I ’ll never forgive my- , around tonight, and you’ll have to
shells, German trenches, etc.
self if Joel Tykesbury goes away &ee her home.”
Th ere is a complete chronological history o f the w ar to date,
from Little River feeling sore about
A t that instant the bell rang
the way he's been treated. I don’t clamorously, and, with a slight
and the answers to a thousand and one questions on every phrse o f
believe any of you really know just chuckle of delight, Mrs. Spinning
the costliest and bloodiest stru ggle in the history o f mankind.
how kind hearted he is. Only lie’s hastened to answer it, while Joel
dreadful shy, and it’s a setback to devoured
with his eve»,
j now hopeful, no longer shv or dilfi-
“ Maybe he is going to get mar dent.
Their depths contained a
Possession o f this book will enable anyone to g iv e exact in
ried. Now I come to think of it I new purpose, a new
light, a new
on subjects on which his friends speak from heresay.
shouldn’t wonder a mjte if that was courage. Here was something to
addition to any library and contains a wealth o f
the secret of his going. He’s going fight for and win— Charlotte Way-
to get married to a widder, maybe, land that was!
facts on the one subject in which everyon e is interested at the
and she, having a houseful of furni-
The door opened, and into the
ture left by her first husband, won’t room streamed a merry crowd of
The book itself is printed on the finest grade o f enameled
have no need for Joel’s things.” men, women and children. All the
is the best that skilled workm anship can produce.
Mrs. Spinning beamed around the folks in Little River seemed gather-
bus*- circle. “ I ’m mighty glad to pd together under Deacon Spin-
Falls City News one year and Atlas $ 1 .3 0
think he’s going to get married, nine’s hospitable roof. “ Surprise,
H e’s just the nicest kind of man. ; Joel Tykesbury!” they cried in uni-
He’ll make some girl a good hus- *on as they crowded around him.
I ’m disappointed, though.
That was the beginning of the
I kinder hoped he’d pick a wife happiest evening Joel had ever
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known. Before it ended he had for-
their money to win her victories.
There was a long silence after ever dropped his cloak of reserve, found his longue at Iasi,* said Miss
But it is not patriotism alone
In ¡aiming Liberty I.oan Bonds
this, until at last Mrs. Willowell, end he found that his fellow towns- Fanny Pollard rather acidly. “ Seems
that urges the buying o f Liberty
at whose house they had met, an- nien met him more than halfway. A
in a denominftion as small as $50
loan Bonds. Thrift and a wise
nounced that refreshments would "trange new jov sang in his heart, flighty widow. I guess Maria Spin
the Secretary of the United States
economy in investing small savings
he served in the dining room, and for the widowed Charlotte had ning knew what she was talking
so for the time being Joel Tykes- blushed beautifully when their eyes about when she said he was going Treasury has put it in the reach commends these Liberty Loan
to marry a widow.”
o f almost every American citizen
were forgotten. met, and he had a; ked the pleasure
Bonds to small investors. They
Mrs. Spinning overheard th r re
given away j of her company home and been ac-
to do a real and actual service to
are safe, and considering their
disposed of his cepted. All at once his plans chang-
didn’t know a thing, Fanny. Char his country.
tax-free quality— free from all
business, sat in his lonely room in ed with
Not all can fight, not all can federal, state and local taxes ( in
lotte’s coming now was a dispensa
the heat hotel the village afforded , would remain in Little River. ne
tion of Providence.”
render personal service in other heritance taxes excepted ) and
and wondered what he would do would build the house, and Char-
“ Dispensation of Providence, as ways, but those who are denied free from any war tax that may
i lotte— he would win her! He was sisted
dv Maria Spinning!”
“ I 'll shake the dust o f this here glad that his inheritance was still
the privilege of serving their hereafter be levied, affording an
Miss Pollard, quite unconvinced.
absolutely net income o f 3$ per
village from my feet,” said Joel » secret.
country in person have the privi
cent, they constitute an ideal in
morosely, eyeing Jii$_jT flection in;
“J2oJ Tvkoshnry «pera* * > have
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