THOIMNDIH WOMAN Aufhor of "GheAMMHIR (MKSMAN. RAFFLES. Etc. imisniAnoNS w o. irwus mverS SYNOPSIS. Casalet, on the steamer Kaiser Frits, homeward bound from Australia, cries out In his sleep that Henry Craven, who ten years before had ruined his father and himself, Is dead and finds that Hil ton Toye. who shares the stateroom with htm, knows Craven and also Blanche Macnalr, a former neighbor and play mate, when the daily papers come aboard at Southampton Toye reads that Craven has been murdered and calls Cazalet's dream second sight. He thinks of doing a little amateur detective work on the case himself. In the train to town they discuss the murder, which was com mitted at Cazalet's old home. Toye hears from Cazalet that Scruton,' who had been Cazalet's friend and , tub scapegoat for Craven's dishonesty, has been released from prison. Cazalet goes down tht river and meets Blanche. CHAPTER IV Continued. "I wonder who can have done It!" "So do the police, and they don't look much like finding out!" "It must have been for his watch and money, don't you think! And yet they say he had bo many enemies!" Cazalet kept silence; but she thought he winced. "Of course it must have been the man who ran out of the drive," she concluded hastily. "Where were you when it happened, Sweep?" Somewhat hoarsely he was recall ing the Mediterranean movements of the Kaiser Fritz, when at the first mention of the vessel's name he was firmly heckled. "Sweep, you don't mean to say you came by a German steamer?" "I do. It was the first going, and why should I waste a week? Besides, you can generally get a cabin to your self on the German line." "So that's why you're here before the end of the month," Bald Blanche. "Well, I call it most unpatriotic; but the cabin to yourself was certainly some excuse." "That reminds me!" he exclaimed. "I hadn't it to myself all the way; there was another fellow in with me from Genoa; and the last night on board It came out that he knew you "Who can it have been?" ' "Toye, his name was. Hilton Toye." "An American man! Oh, but I know him very well," said Blanche In a tone both strained and cordial. "He's great fun, Mr. Toye, with his (delight ful Americanisms, and the perfectly delightful way he says them!" Cazalet puckered like the primitive man he was, when taken at all by sur prise; and that anybody, much less Blanche, should ' think Toye, of all peo ple, either "delightful" or "great fun" was certainly a surprise to him, If it was nofhing else. Of course it was nothing else, to bis Immediate knowl edge; still, he was rather ready to think that Blanche was blushing, but forgot, If Indeed he had been in a fit Btate to see it at the time, that she had paid himself the same high com pliment across the gate. On the whole, It may be said that Cazalet was ruf fled without feeling seriously disturbed as to the essential issue which alone leaped to his mind. "Where did you meet the fellow?" he Inquired, with the suitable admix ture of confidence and amusement. "In the first Instance, at Engelberg." "Engelberg!" Where's that?" "Only one of those places In Swit zerland where everybody goes now adays for what they call winter sports." She was not even smiling at his ar rogant ignorance; she was merely ex plaining one geographical point and another of general Information, A close observer might have thought her almost anxious not to identify her self too closely with a popular craze. "I dare say you mentioned it," said Cazalet, but rather as though be was wondering why she had not "I dare say I didn't! Everything won't go Into an annual letter. It was the winter before last I went out with Betty and her husband." "And after that he took a place down here?" "Yes. Then I met him on the river the following summer; and found he'd got roomB In one of the Nell Owynne Cottages, if you call that a place." "I see." But there was no more to see; there never had been much, but now Blanche was standing up and gazing -out of the balcony into the belt of singing sunshine between the opposite side of the road and the invisible river .acres away. "Why shouldn't we go down to Lit tleford and get out the boat if you're really going to make an afternoon of it?" she said. "But you simply must .see Martha first; and while she's mak- ilng herself fit to be seen, you must take something for the good of the house. I'll bring it to you on a lordly tray." She brought him siphon, stoppered bottle, a silver blscult-box of ancient memories, and left him alone with them some little time; for the young : mistress, like her old retainer in an other minute, was simply dying to - make herself more presentable. Yet when she had done so, and came back like snow, in a Bhlrt and skirt just home from the laundry, she saw that : he did not see the difference. His de vouring eyes shone neither more nor less; but he had also devoured every CARING FOR THE OIL STOVE . Simple Matter If One Will Remember a Few Matter That Are Important The care of the oil stove, the mod- em blue-fame variety, Is very simple In the wickless type, the asbestos ;ktndlers should be renewed every six weeks, as a general rule. Wicks in the stoves will last a season. A new wick should be put In about every six months It used all th year round. biscuit In the box, though he had be gun by vowing that he had lunched in town, and stuck to the fable still. Old Martha had known him all his life, but best at the period when he used to come to nursery tea at Little ford. She declared she would have known him anywhere as he was, but she simply hadn't recognized him in that photograph with his beard. "I can see where it's been," said Martha, looking him In the lower tem perate zone. "But I'm so glad you've had it off, Mr. Cazalet" "There you are, Blanchle!" crowed Cazalet. "You said she'd be disappoint ed, but Martha's got better taste." "It isn't that, sir," said Martha ear nestly. "It's because the dreadful man who was seen running out of the drive, at your old home, he had a beard! It's in all the notices about him, and that's what's put me against them, and makes me glad you've had yours off." Blanche turned to him with too ready a smile; but then she was really not such a great age as she pretended, and Bhe had never been in better spirits in her life. "You hear, Sweep! I call it rather lucky for you that you were " But just then she saw his face, and remembered the things that had been said about Henry Craven by the Caza- lets' friends, even ten years ago, when she really had been a girl. CHAPTER V. An Untimely Visitor. She really was one still, for in these days It is an elastic term, and In Blanche's case there was no apparent reason why It should ever cease to apply, or to be applied by every decent tongue except her own. Much the beBt tennis-player among the ladles of the neighborhood, she drove an almost unbecomingly long ball at golf, and never looked better than when paddling her old canoe, or punting in the old punt. And yet, this wonderful September afternoon, she did somehow look even better than at "Where Did You Meet the Follow 7" He Inquired. either or any of those congenial pur suits, and that long before they reached the river; in the empty house, which had known her as baby, child and grown-up girl, to the companion of some part of all three stages, she looked a more lustrous and a lovelier Blanche than he remembered even of old. But she was not really lovely In the least; that also must be put beyond the pale of misconception. Her hair was beautiful, and perhaps her skin, and, in some lights, her eyes; the rest was not It was yellow hair, not gold en, and Cazalet would have given all be had about him to see it down again as in the oldest of old days; but there was more gold in her skin, for so the sun had treated it; and there was even hint or glint (in certain lights, be it repeated) of gold mingling with the pure hazel of her eyes. But in the dusty shadows of the empty house, moving like a sunbeam across Its baro boards, standing out against the discol ored walls In the place of remembered pictures not to be compared with her, it was there that she was all golden and still girl. They poked their noses into, and they had a laugh in every cosner and bo out upon the leafy lawn, shelving abruptly to the river. Last of all there was the summer schoolroom over the boat-house, quite apart from the house itself; scene of such safe yet reckless revels; in Its very aura late Victorian! It lay hidden In Ivy at the end of a now neglected path; the bow-windows overlooking the river were framed in ivy, like three matted, whis kered, dirty, happy faces; one, with Its lower sash propped open by a broken plant-pot, might have been grinning a toothless welcome to two once leading spirits of the place. Cazalet whittled a twig and wedged that sash up altogether; then be sat himself on the sill, his long legs In I They come aU Itretched on Perforated metal cyanaers. Glass reservoirs and glass indicator tubes tell the height of the oil In the supply tank. Never let the oil run out This Is especially necessary In the wick stoves. The wickless stoves require to be set perfectly level In order to have an even height of flame on each burner. Cleaning up about the stoves Is made much easier If the stove la equipped with one of th new enameled drip pans, which com with on type of stove. Th turfae of th side. But his knife kad reminded him of his plug tobacco. And his plug tobacco took him aa straight back to the bush aa though the unsound floor had changed under their feet Into a magic carpet You simply have It put down to the man's account In the station books. Nobody keeps ready money up at the bush, not even the price of a plug like this; but the chap I'm telling you about (I can see him now, with his great red beard and freckled fists) he swore I was charging him for half a pound more than he'd ever bad. We fought for twenty minutes behind the wood-heap; then he gave me best, but I had to turn In till I could see again." "You don't mean that he" Blanche had looked rather disgust ed the moment before; now she was all truculent suspense and indigna tion. "Beat me?" he cried. "Good Lord, no; but there was none too much In It" Fires died down In her hazel eyes. lay lambent as soft moonlight, flick ered into laughter before he had seen the fire. "I'm afraid you're a very dangerous person," said Blanche. "You've got to be," he assured her; "It's the only way. Don't take a word from anybody, unless you mean him to wipe his boots on you. I soon found that out . I'd have given something to have learned the noble art before I went out. Did I ever tell you how it was I first came across old Venus Potts?" He had told her at great length, to the exclusion of about every other topic, In the second of the annual let ters; and throughout the series the In evitable name of Venus Potts had sel dom 'cropped up without some allusion to that Homeric encounter. But it was well worth while having It all over again with the Intricate and picaresque embroidery of a tongue far mightier than the pen hitherto employed upon the incident. Poor Blanche had almost to hold her nose over the primary cause of battle; but the dialogue was delightful, and Cazalet himself made a most gallant and engaging figure as he sat on the sill and reeled It out Twenty minutes later, and old Venus Potts was still on the magic tapis, though Cazalet had dropped his boast ing for a curiously humble, eager ana yet Ineffectual vein. "Old Venus Potts!" he kept ejacu lating. "You couldn't help liking him. And he'd like you, my word!" Is his wife nice?" Blanche wanted to know; but she wsb looking so In tently out her window, at the opposite end of the bow to Cazalet's, that a man of the wider world might have thought of something else to talk about. Out her window she looked past a willow that had been part of the old life, in the direction of an equally typical silhouette of patient anglers anchored In a punt; they had not raised a rod between them during all this time that Blanche bad been out in Australia; but as a matter of fact she never saw them, since, vastly to the credit of Cazalet's descriptive powers, she was out In Australia still. "Nelly Potts?" he said. "Oh, a joUy good sort; you'd be awful pals." "Should we?" said Blanche, Just smiling at her invisible anglers. "I kngw you would," he assured her with Immense conviction. "Of course she can't do the things you do; but she can ride, my word ! So she ought to, when she's lived there all her life. The rooms aren't much, but the veran das are what count most; they're bet ter than any rooms." She was still out there, cultivating Nelly Potts on a very deep veranda, though her straw, hat and straw hair remained in contradictory evidence against a very dirty window on the Middlesex bank of the Thames. It was a shame of the September sun to show the dirt as it was doing; not only was there a great steady pool of sunshine on the unspeakable floor, but a doddering reflection from the river on the disreputable celling. Cazalet looked rather desperately from one to the other, and both the calm pool and the rough were broken by shadows. one more lmpresBlonlstio than the other, of a straw hat over a stack of straw hair, that bad not gone out to Australia yet And of course Just then a step Bounded outside somewhere on some gravel. Confound those caretakers! What were they doing, prowling about? "I ear. Blanchle!" he blurted out "I do believe you'd like It out there sportswoman like you! I believe you'd take to It like a duck to water. (TO BE CONTINUED.) "Pope's Sire." A curious Item In the trade slang of hosiers is the term "pope's size," ap plied to vests. They classify the scale of chest measurements for these as: Small men's, 32 Inches; slender men's, 34 inches; men's, 36 Inches; pope's, 39 Inches; out size, 42 inches. The origin of this term, which has been current for nearly a century, was discussed some years 'ago in Notes and Queries, when it was stated on good authority that it had no connec tion with the successors of St Peter. It appears that the bead of an old firm of West end hosiers, Messrs. Pope & Plante, ordered this size to be made specially for his own personal use, and the manufacturer called It after him for want of a better nam. London Chronicle, It Kind. "That fellow has what I call para doxical Impudence." "How do you mean?" "He Is always to the front with back talk." stove, particularly the drip-pan, should be wiped off every day with a soft piece of cheese cloth kept tor th pur pose. Of course care must be used not to allow food to boll over on the cook ing surface or Into the burners. This causes trouble even with a gas stove, and th burners of an oil stove art mors work to clean than th gM burner, Tim to Look Out It'i Urn to look out when a task nasi will not bear looking Into. Ople of In the. Macedonian Mountains ALTHOUGH noted for their feroc ity in guerrilla warfare, their sullenness toward the stranger, and their Indifference in gen eral toward the graces of life, the mountain peoples of Macedonia pos- many lighter characteristics, whose expression often strike the trav eler in their country as far more en tertaining than the comic opera in his homeland, says a bulletin of the Na tional Geographic society which tells Borne of the peculiarities of the con glomerate Serbo-Bulgaro-Turko-Gre-co-Wlach population of that area To begin with, the traveler in Mace donia forms the impression that he is come to a land of bewhiskered wom en; for most of the men of Macedonia wear skirts. Some wear a sort of bal let skirt, like the southern Albanian, and some long Mother Hubbard skirts, like the Salonlki Jew. The skirts worn by the Jewish men are wonderful things in brilliant colors, and of a kind of bed-curtain material. While a great many Macedonian men have cast aside their skirts, enough of them have clung to the time-honored fashion to make the scene a confusing one to the Westerner on his first visit. Prejudiced Against Water, The Macedonian, also, has a custom all his own for observing the cere mony of baptism. Many of his priests use oil instead of water in this office on account of the general Macedonian prejudice against water for any other use than as a beverage. It is said that the people of Macedonia bathe as of ten as they marry, which is only once or twice in a lifetime. Bathing is thought by many of the superstitious mountaineers to be dangerous to health. The peasants of this country, on the other hand, are very fond of ornamen tation. Their wives and daughters work long hours weaving and em broidering for the town markets, and with their savings they buy brass belt buckles and bracelets. The bracelets often weigh more than a pound, and the belt buckles that Is, the more cov eted sort are great things ten Inches square and more. There Is an amusing custom ob served in some of the smaller theaters of the Macedonian cities, which en ables the theatergoer to pay accord ing as he is entertained. Between the acts, the actors and actresses make their way about the house and take a collection. The leader of the band comes first, then comes the leading lady, and so on down the list until the least of the entertainers has had his or her chance at the guests' pocket books. The actors are largely Arme nians; the plays are mostly comedies, with the tragedy touch of the Inter ludes of collection. Salonlki Hotel Rules. Despite the voluminous criticisms which have been written about the backwardness of Macedonia, the Mace donian might boast of having among the few hotels In the world that go In for teaching their patrons manners. There is such a hotel In Salonlki. In a conspicuous place, on the walls of its bedrooms, the following rules of conduct are displayed to guide the traveler aright "1. Messieurs the voyagers who de- RECOGNIZE VALUE OF LIME German Surgeons Have Discovered That It Is of Importance as Part of Soldier's Diet Surgeons In Bavaria are finding that the use of chloride of lime In the diet of soldiers Increases their power of re sisting chills and colds, and also hastens their recovery from wounds of the bones. It Is several years sine Doctors Em merich and Loew called the attention of the world to the Importance of lime In the diet ot men and beasts. The Scientific American summarizes a re cent article by Doctor Loew on Its value for soldiers. Wounded men re ceive dally from two or three grams ot crystallized calcium chloride, or from three to four grams ot lactate of lime, and some of their recoveries seem almost miraculous. In southern Germany "calcium bread" Is already much used. This can be made by adding five per cent ot what It called calclfarln flour (which la a compound of ordinary flour with scend upon the hotel are requested to hand over to the management any money or articles of value they may have. 2. Those who have no baggage must pay every day, whereas those who have may only do so once a week. 3. Political discussion and playing musical instruments are forbidden, al so noisy conversations. 4. It, Is per mitted neither to play at cards or at any other game of hazard. 5. Children of families and their servants should not walk about the rooms. 6. It is prohibited to present oneself outside one s room in a dressing gown or other negligent costume. 7. Coffee, tea, and other culinary preparations may not be prepared in the room, or procured from the outside, as the hotel fur nishes everything one wantB. 8. Voy agers who take their repast descend to the dining room, with the exception of Invalids, who may do so In their rooms. 9. A double-bedded room pays double for Itself, Bave the case where the voyager declares that one bed may be let to another person. 11). It Is, however, forbidden to sleep on the floor." The Macedonian, criticised so much, and often unjustly, has become very sensitive to fault-finding. He has de' veloped one all-inclusive excuse for his sins and fallings, and that 1b his In variable excuse when blame Is placed upon him that he has been under Turkish rule for so many, many years. He hastens to assure the disgruntled stranger of this fact often before criti cism can find verbal expression. He trusses up his pigs for market, binding their legs so tightly together that the thongs bite deep Into their flesh, causing the animals agony while on the way to market and during the wait for a purchaser. To the Euro pean, who remonstrates at this unnec essary cruelty, the Macedonian peas ant, gazing with sad tenderness at the suffering pig, answers: "But we bave been bo long under the Turks." An other thing that nearly touches the traveler In Macedonia Is the extor tionate prices he must pay In a land where all Ib naturally cheap. The Jew, the Greek, and the Wlach un mercifully increase their bills, lodging and board are charged at many times their normal figures, and scenery, Bal kan smells and bedbugs also figure in the total. 8tarllngs and Bullets, One can readily believe the report that the starlings In the wooded coun try about Souchez are Imitating the whistling of rifle bullets; for the star ling is the most imitative of birds. I have heard him Imitating a blackbird bo closely that a casual listener might have been deceived; and the black bird's song Is not an easy thing to imitate. The talking starling seems to bave gone out of fashion, for which lovers of birds should be duly thank ful. He has his place In literature. No one can forget the caged starling In "The Sentimental Journey," whose pa thetic cry "I can't got out! I can't get out!" moved Sterne to one of the tru est and tenderest ot his episodes. Sterne's starling and the raven in "Barnaby Rudge" are the two birds In English literature that survive. Lon don Chronicle, chloride of lime) to the flour In male lng the dough. Some Printing Facts. In estimating the relative merit ot type and plate printing from a com mercial point ot view, It Is cheaper to engrave a pewter plate than to sot up a page of type, but the cost ot printing from the plate is greater than from the types. If, therefore, a small num ber of copies only Is required, say 1,000, It Is cheaper to engrave. But if several thousand are llkoly to be sold, then the type system is more profitable. Golf Playing Brought Fortune, When the duke ot York was living In Edinburgh in 1681 he was told that a certain shoemaker named Patersone was the best golf player In Scotland, and him, the duke, later James chose as partner In a foursome, win ning a huge stake. He promptly turned over the . money to Patersone, who forthwith built a house In which the duke placed a stone with a Patersone crest bearing th motto, "Far and Bur." DIARY OF A LITTLE PRINCE Recently Found in French Archives After Lad's Attack of Indigestion Fenelor. Dictated Fable. The diary of a schoolboy at the close of the seventeenth century, and that boy a prince, no less than the due de Bourgoyne, grandson of Louis XIV, has recently been found in the French archives. This prince bad as his tutor the great Abbe Fenelon, who wrote many fables and stories for his small pupil. Jules le Maltre has published some fragments from the prince's diary, which have been translated for Everyman. Under a date in January, 1690, "following Indigestion from eat ing too much pastry with cream," the little prince, writes: "To correct me for my greed. Mgr. I'Abbe de Fenelon dictated to me this morning a fable called 'A Voyage In the Island of Delight.' It is a story of a traveler who having fared too well in a marvelous island, becomes dis gusted finally and returns to a sober life. I shall do the same but not un til I have spent a long time In this island, where I should love to go. I read over again the description with delight. "There are the mountains of com pote, rocks of sugar candy and caramel, and rivers of sirup, so that the inhab itants lick all the roads and suck their fingers after dipping them in the rivers. There are great trees from which fall cakes that the wind carries into the mouths of travelers whenever they open them. Farther off there are mines of ham, sausages and peppery ragouts, and streams of onion sauce. The dew of the morning is white wine." And to this the little prince has added, "Ah, Monsieur I'Abbe, your tale justifies my indigestion I" VERY CONVENIENT LUNCH BOX Ordinary Pasteboard Cracker Box May Be Utilized by Making Few Additional Creases. Have you ever started for school or a picnic and had nothing In which carry your lunch? 1 have found how to make a simple lunch box which is very convenient, says a writer McCall's Magazine. Take an or dlnary pasteboard cracker box and, by making some additional creases and cuts, transform it into a recepta cle of a shape to fit a man's pocket, and in which sandwiches may be con venlently packed. If you will Btudy the diagram you will easily understand Just how to make It. First crease end flaps on both sides In center, as shown by lines; crease part 2 In center, horizontally, and silt flaps on crease of part 3 (diagram A) Then slit flaps on crease between parts 3 and 4, also make slits In part 1 about three-eighths of an Inch apart, Lunch Box Complete (A). as Indicated by short perpendicular lines. Lastly crease part 4 at line running through the figure (diagram A). Use a penknife to make creases and cuts needed, but take care not to cut too deeply for a crease. Bend at crease between parts I and 2, and at lines running through the figures 2 and 4, to form right angles; at the same time fold In the ends to In sert the narrow tongues on part 2 through the slits mude In part 1, and slip the extensions on part 3 under the edge of part 1, to bold In position. as Bhown In diagram B. The crease between parts 2 and 3 and that on i Details of Lunch Box (B). the rounded llap of part 4 are not used In the newly Blmped box. The box when completed. Is a very convenient shape for carrying a light lunch. No Wonder. Little nobby wanted a birthday party, to which his mother consented provided be asked his little friend Peter. The boys had had trouble but, rather limn not have a party Bobby promised his mother to Invite Peter. On the evening of the party, when all the small guests bad arrived except Peter, the mother became sus plclous and sought her son. "Bobby, she suld, "did you invlti Peter to your party tonight f" "Of course I did, mother." "And did he say be would come?" "No, explained Bobby. "1 invited him to come all right, but 1 dares' him to." Right In Line. "Mn ancestors," haughty little He lolse Aldyne told her nine-year-old playmate, nernuone mcuuire, came over oetore yours aid. Tbey came over In the first boat, the May flower." "Well, mine came over," Hermtone said stoutly, her blue Irish eyes flash lng with spirit, "in the -ery next boat, the JuneHower. Judge. Demonstration Compared. "You mustn't neglect your studies for athletics." "That's what tatber says," replied th young nan. "uut lather never get up and cheers when he bear me quoting Latin th way he does wbea It sees me playing football" LIGHTED LIFE BELT Guides Rescuers to Assistance of Drowning Person. that Invention of New York Man Has a Practical Value Will Be Read ily Seen From Description of Its Construction. The difficulty of saving a man. who nas fallen overboard at night is al most insuperable, because of the im possibility of seeing him in the heav ing waste of waters. When a great maritime disaster takes place at night, as the wreck ot the Titanic did, and hundreds or thousands ot human be ings are scattered over the sea in the darkness the loss ot life is appalling, simply because they cannot be seen. If every life belt could bear a light. the floating or swimming persons could readily be picked up. To pro vide such a lighted life belt is the ob ject of an invention by A. M. McGiff of New York. It consists essentially of a bag made ot rubber or other waterproof mate rial, containing a small electric flash light and attached by straps to the ordinary life belts and life preservers. The flashlights may be either tubu lar or flat, the former being more suit able to ring lit j beltB, the latter to those that are strapped about the body. The flashlights can be ot small size, for these will glow through the greater part of a night. When a life preserver is thrown at night to a man who has fallen over board he can rarely find It in the dark, but with a little flashlight glow ing upon it he will see It and be able to reach It if he can swim. Bugler, 15 Years Old, Wins D. C. M. The youngest soldier in the British empire to win the distinguished con duct medal is Bugler Anthony Ginlay, fifteen years old, of the First Royal Montreal rifles. He carried dispatches through excessive Are during a battle In France, and besides being decorated was given a leave of absence to visit an uncle at Dunoon, Scotland. Young Glnlay's father and mother emigrated to Canada from Ireland and when the Boer war occurred his father enlisted and lost his life in South Africa. Just after the present war began the boy mother died, leaving him alone In the world. Only fourteen, he persuaded the colonel of the Montreal rifles to take him to the front as a bugler. Now he is not only a D. C. M. but he has been enrolled as a private in his regi ment and really Is a full-fledged sol. dler. Montreal Star. Fish Substitution. A correspondent writes: "I am drilling to make many food concessions in war time, but I am not willing tc have one kind of fish palmed off as another. , The other day, at a famous London restaurant, turbot figured on the menu. I ordered turbot, and was supplied with inferior hake, swamped with Bauce. Yesterday, on another menu, there was haddock. I ordered haddock, and was served with salt cod. Now, I know fish, and I carry a magnifying glass that enables me to identify them conclusively by the scales. If a man offers for sale Harris tweed that is not Harris tweed he may find himself In gaol. What about a restaurant that sells herring hake as turbot? London Chronicle. Found Gems Worth Thousands. Jewelry valued at several thousand dollars found by a "sandwich man" un der a wagon at Broadway and Forty second, New York, several days ago. was recovered when the police found the man's wife offering a diamond-ln-crusted watch in a pawnshop for $2. The woman said the watch was only one of a large number of pieces of jewelry her husband had found. The police then found the husband pacing up and down Broadway with a heavy sign over his shoulders. He said neither he nor his wife knew the value of the gems he had picked up. There was nothing about the Jewels to Indicate who owned them. Treasure. On Gallipoli, between whiles of at tacking the Turk and being attacked by him, time hung heavy on the hands ot the Australian soldiers of his maj esty, King George V. Old prospectors among them took note of the fact that the soil of the Inhospitable peninsula In which their trench was dug resem bled that of the continent In the antip odes. Several enthusiasts began to dig. With the result (according to a French paper) that one ex-mlner, work ing with what toolB he could Improvise in the pay dirt of his bomb-proof, panned out almost a pound of pure gold! 1 To Utilize Citrus Waste. The city of Upland, Cel., In the heart of the finest orange-growing section in the world, has established a new in dustry, which promises to make use of the waste products of citrus and declduouB orchards. The plant, which will cost about $100,000, will attempt to utilize all parts of the fruits that now are wasted, and will turn out acids, concentrated Juices, fruit pastes and essential oils, and manufacture marmalades and preserves. Cashed at Fsce Value. The chancellor of the exchequer of Great Britain reports the total amount of scrip vouchers sold to date to be $25,000,000. This amount Is not what was hoped for from the scrip vouch ers. Now It Is proposed to issue bonds in the multiples of 1. They will bear an Interest of 5 per cent and can bo cashed on demand at their face valuo at any time. In return for these facili ties bonds will carry no interest tor, the first six months. Country Growing Sufficient Rice. The acreage of rice in Louisiana and Arkansas has Increased approximate ly 700,000 acres In the last two years. The United States Is now growing practically th equivalent ot all to) rlc tt use.