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The Trail of the Dead:
& THE STRANGE EXPERIENCE &
OF DR. ROBERT HARLAND '
By B. FLETCHER nOBINSON and J. MALCOLM ERASER
(Cop)rliht, 1903, by Joseph 0. Doulcsl
CHAl'TKIl XIII. (Continued.!
Friday, Nor. 'J7. I have quite an Im
portant piece of news to-day, Mr. Dlnry.
So no more grumbles, please, about jour
baring sunk Into n weather report. Yes,
ulr, I have met a stranger fancy that
n visitor. In the winter, nt Pollcvon!
Air. Ilermnnn for tlint Is his name
has been a dabbler In science, he tells
me, nit hU life. I shall snare him be
fore long nml lay my spoil In triumph
nt father' feet. Since the weather has
lcn no hail. It has been very lonely for
Mm indoors, poor dear, with only Ignor
ant me for company. I am certain Mr.
Hermann will be just the man for him. A
Kood ftinr talk will brighten him up won
derfully. I chanced upon him this afternoon. lie
was struggling along the cliff edge In
the teeth of the wind. Ill ace should
lie about sixty, but he Is very well pre
pcrrwl. He Is clean-shaven nud close
cropped and Is altogether very tioat In
Ills appearance. His eyes behind his
kUbmh are absurdly young. If I can so
describe them. They are so active and
clear that If It were not for the wrln-
Lie above them, I should have knocked
ten years off his age. He asked lite the
way to Polleveo. and as I was oouad
for the village, I took him In charge.
On the way he told me that he had Just
taken a room at the Inn there. He is
writing a book. It seems, and wanted a
fjnlct corner. He will And it at Polleven!
He peaks with but a slight accent, hav
lnx lived much In Knglaml, though his
father was a German, as his name de
note. This was bis first walk, and he
rcemed much Impressed with the wild
noss of the sceaery,
I told father about him at supper. He
aatd he would be very pleased to meet
Saturday, Nov. 2S. I am filled with
the triumph of success. Mr. Hermann
and father arc hard at it over their pipes
in the study. They do not seem to be
opposed on any big Question, which Is
moat lucky, for some very learned men
trot into dreadful tempers with each oth
er when contradicted.
It Is the butcher's day at I'olleven, so
I walked there this morning to give the
orders. I met Mr. Hermann coming up
from the quay. Ho Is very fond of sail
ing, ho said, and bad engaged a small
trawler and two men, so that he can
have a good blow when the weather per
mits, lie kept on rubbing his hands
uud beaming upon me, as If ho had
airuck upon some new Idea which pleas
til him. I told him I thought he bad
done a very sensible thing, and that la
my opinion a great many cvtc men
votiM write the better for a dose of fresh
air taken dally. He laughed a good deal
nt thla and comjdlment. d me on my wit
Sly wit! Think of that! As I knew
there were plenty of chops in the house.
I asked him to lunch, saying that my
father, who was an invalid and could not
1:0 out much, would be delighted to make
)ils acquaintance. He accepted at once
and we walked back together.
Later. -Father says that Mr. Her
mann Is unusually well read, ami that
lie bad had a most Interesting talk with
him. Vet he did not seem very en
thusiastic about him. I hope they did
not quarrel. It rather spoiled my tri
umph. Father did not seem to have
anything definite against him only a
Keeeral impression that he was a queer
fellow. I think this rather absurd.
Sunday, Nor. 'Ji). Mr. Hermann sat
behind me at church this morning. He
nang the hymns in a high voice that
would have bees amusing under ordinary
circumstances. Alter church be walked
with me some distance up the hill. He
condoled with me on my lonely life, ami
that always annoys me. Indeed, I am
ii f raid I was rather rude to him about
it. To make amends, I invited him to
toa on Tuesday.
Monday, Nor. 30. Father is not so
well to-day. He has had more trouble
with bis cough, I fear, though he tries
to make light of It. I wish I had net
asked Mr. Hermann. I must take eare
that he does not see father to-morrow.
'J'he doctors were most jwrtteuUr la their
Instructions that nothing should over-excite
hint; I fear that the two might get
into some silly argument.
Tuesday, Dec 1. Under this head ray
diary In a blank. I will try to set out
the event of that day a ealmly as I
ciin. May God In His mercy help me,
In Ills good time, to forget them!
My father seemed no worse In the
morning, though by my persuasion be
Iiept to bis bed. Ill own room was on
tba grouud lloor for be had been for
lildden to climb stairs and looked out
upon the little garden nt tho back of the
Marjory had begged off for the after
noon, aud I agreed, though this would
leave me nlouo to serve my visitor. How
trer, tea-making Is no very dllllcult mat
ter, and to pacify me Marjory had cook
ed one of her host cakes. She left short
ly after two; Mr. Hermauii arrived half
nn hour later,
I bad not expected to see him no early,
and was copying out Home letters which
tuy father had dictated, wheu he knock
ed at the door. As I showed him Into
tho room, lie chanced to pass tho table
ou which they lay.
"What a beautiful hand your father
writes!" he said politely.
"Thank you for the compllintut, Mr.
Hermann," I answered.
"My dear young lady, I am too old for
"Tho writing Is mine."
"Is that really so?" he exclaimed, with
a quick, startled look nt me. "t could
haro guaranteed that It was a man's
hand. Is there nothing private here
may I examine?"
"Oh. certainly," I said. "They nro
letters to tradesmen."
He picked up the sheets, nml moving
to the window examined them closely.
"You are sure this Is your writing
there Is no mistake?" ho said presently.
I was rather annoyed at his persist
ence, and, telling him curtly enough that
the writing was mine, went out to get
the tea. At the kitchen door was the
small hey who brought us our letters mid
papers from I'olleven. There was only
one letter that afternoon, which I placed
amongst the teacups on the tray which
I was carrying to the sitting room. As I
entered Mr. Hermann stepped forward
to help me.
"I fear I am giving you a great deal of
trouble," said he.
"Please don't apologize," I answered,
laughing. "I always do it when our ser
vant Is out,"
"As she Is naw?"
"Then you have no eae In the house?"
"No one save my father."
"Indeed! Is that so?"
He dropped Into a chair by the Are and
sat staring into the coals, hh chin rest
ing on his hand. Certainly his behavior
was extremely odd that afternoon. As
be did not speak, I opened the envelope,
which was addressed to my father. It
contained a second letter, and a short
note from the editor of the University,
stating that a person of the name of
Kir Henry Oraden had called for "Can-
tab's" address, and Inquiring whether he
might have permission to disclose It. He
forwarded, be added, a letter from Sir
Henry, which, as he bettered, contained
an explanation of this request.
I have the original letter beforo me
now. This is bow it runs:
"Strand, London, W. a
"My Dear Sir As Mr. Holies, the
editor of the University Itevlew, has not
seen fit to inform tan of your name and
present address, I have written this let
ter on the understanding that It will be
forwarded to you Immediately. I should
much have preferred to explain the mat
ter personally, but as I may not receive
your answer for several days, I dare not
delay. It is my duty to inform you that
Prof. It thiol f Maniac, of the University
of Heidelberg, Is now a fugitive from the
police. The charge against him Is one
of murder. I know that the man Is
guilty; I believe him to be the victim of
a homicidal mania.
"Ills mania Is of an unusual type, be
ing directed solely against bis scien
tific opponents. In the University Ite
vlew of August last you criticised his
book with extreme severity. He saw
that number, for I have in my iossea
skra a copy of the article covered with
the most dangerous threat against you
In his own handwriting. Two distin
guished scientists. Von Stoekmar of Hei
delberg ami Meehersky of St. Petersburg,
who similarly attacked him in the jiapcr,
have already fallen victims to his ex
traordinary cunning. You will observe,
sir, the logical conclusion. Until bu is
captured you will be In danger,
"For your personal Information I may
tell you that he Is a man of over sixty
years of age. N hen last seen be bad a
long beard which was of a silky whit".
He wears glasses, but hi eye are un
usually keen and Intelligent. His lor mis'
are small and beautifully made, bis fin
ger naiis being apparently manicured. In
whatever dlsguUe he may assume, he will
probably continue to keep them In good
condition. He may change his appear
ance lu many ways; but If you are iu
doubt of any pleasant stranger, I beg
you to note bis ha mis.
"On receipt of your answer I am pre
pared to eoNM to jou at once. I shall
then be able t give you further particu
lar. "I beg you not to disregard this warn
ing, and until you seu me to be most
careful In your movements. Of course,
if your pseudonym is an absolute secret,
you will be safe enough. Hut there are
"IIKNUY GIIADKN (Hart)."
I glanced up cautiously. Mr. Hut'
inanu still sat huddled 111 Ills seat by the
fire. One of his hand I could seo clear
ly, for It lay, upon the arm of hi chair.
It was small aa a woman s, and tlio nails
bad received so fine a polish that they
shone plukly In the firelight!
A wild terror clutched at my throat, so
that for a space I sat dumb aud motion
less, gasping for breath. Hut then there
came to me the realization of the purpose
for which this man had come, and nt the
thought of It my blood came surging back
Into alert activity. There may be many
an Hnglish girl who love her father a
dearly a I do mine, but there I never
one of them that love blm more. I
can say honestly that after that first
groat shock of fear my mind was swept
clean of my own danger. For my father
I wa ready to meet death on hi own
f-rnmiit nt Ills nu'n -print nflit frv tli
And yet my first act wai on of auch
folly that I can hardly bring myself to
set It down. Perhaps It was that tli
words of the letter were rioting In my
head; perhnps that my whole will was
centered in nil elTort to control the tones
of my voice.
"Do you take sugar In your ten, Prof.
That was what I said to him.
It was out, mid I could not recall It.
As he roe, I sprang back, placing tho
I table between us. A cup, caught by my
I skirt, smashed loudly on the Hour. So
te stood watching each other.
He showed no sign of anger. Only
the expression of his eyes had changed to
a cold, sneering Insolence that was a
most dreadful thing to sec In mi old a
"I observe, dear lady, that you hold n
letter In jour hand," said lie, without it
harsh note In his musical voice. "May I
suggest that It contained the discovery
which you so very Incautiously have an
"1 shall answer no questions."
"If you will consider, dear lady, yon
will perceive that you merely waste
time. Tell me do you know the object
of my visit?"
I hesitated a moment. Was there any
thing to be gained by pretending Ignor
ance? None, so far as I could see.
"So I Imagine." I replied.
"You reliere me of a load of expla
nations. There Is, however, one point
on which I myself desire Information.
Through the courtesy of the editor or
assistant editor of that admirable perl
odlcnl, the University Itevlew, I was at
lowed a glimpse of the manuscript of nil
article signed 'Cantab.' It was a scur
rilous effort, dictated by the meanest
Jealousy. It was designed to destroy my
lunik my lunik which Is my life's work
do jou understand? my whole life
Ills voice roe to his last words till It
ended In a shriek of su.
"Well, and what of that article?" I
My question calmed him In an instant.
There was a crafty leer in his eyes as ho
"Of course. It was your father's. No
sentence It contained was unworthy of
so scholarly a pen. Hut why. dear lady.
why was the original MSS. In your
"My father had nothing whatever to
do with it." I said, speaking very slow
ly ami distinctly. "I wrote It myself."
"You!" he cried, staring at we. "You
"Certainly. Do yew think me Incapa
ble? If so, I direct your attention to tne
record of the honors that I took at Cam
bridge." If ever a He be ttardaned, may I not
claim mercy for this of mine?
"Will you swear this to me?"
"Why not? I am not ashamed ef my
He stood staring nt the table in front
of him for some momenta, his bands
pressed to his head.
"She must suffer, then," he muttered.
"Hut If I had known! A girl it was
hardly worth the trouble."
"Don t you think you had better go
back to your Inn?" I uggeid.
"Not until we have settled our little
account together, dear lady. You are
young, yet young viper can sting. Is it
not Utter at once to put an end to their
power of mischief?"
"Yet the young can nn where the old
cannot follow. I am nearer the dor than
you. At your first movement I shall be
clear of the house.''
"Ami leave your father as a hostage."
His words struilc me like a blow.
1 swayed forward, gripping the table with
both hands. He could heve seised me
then If he had wished; but he knew I
was In his power, ami held away.
"Do not forget that, dear lady," ho
continued; "It must be either you or blm.
There is no way of escape fur both, I
I am writing down the fact a they
occurred, I desire mi credit for follow
ing my duty. What I did then, many
thousands of girls would do to-day. For
there remained no way out of the pit
Into which we had fallen my father
ami I save one, nud that 1 accepted
"Then take me," I said to him.
"You have sadly upset my little ar
rangement. I had not thought of so
fair an offender. Let me see." He paus
ed, softly rubbing his ehlu.
There was a eat-like gratification
about the creature as he stood glancing
at me from time to time, with a smile
Dickering on hie thin lips; and all the
while my soul was searching, searching
for the way of oscaiie that 1 could not
"On the whole, It Is the happiest plan,"
he aahl suddenly, with n little sigh of re
lief. "Let us make a move to the frout
The sun wa dropping to the western
sea in angry banks of cloud. Ills ray
shono so strongly In our fucos that I had
to shade my eyes as he pointed out the
manner In which death should come to
"You are a strong, brave girl," ho said
with a little, bow, "or I would not sug
gest so novel a scheme. I shall sit hero
in the porch and watch you as you walk
over tho moor, down Into the little vaS
ley, up again, and so to tho cliff edge,
After a tlmo for suitable meditation
let us say two minutes you will step off
Into eternity. Do not fear, it Is an easy
method of putting an end to an Infinity
of troubles. Keep back! keep
back, I ay!"
(To bo continued.)
Somo one said to Hrothcr Wllllnma:
'They haro u balloon fad now, mid you
can go up nud cool off lu tho clouds."
"Yea, null," ho replied. "Kn dnr'a fio
much thunder on llghtnln up tlur, I
reckon Iota er 'urn wll feel Ink' dey
wuz right nt home 'upeciully do mar
rlud folks!" Atlanta Constitution.
IV i-in ii ii nit Trellis of Wire.
The scarcity of boon (nilea forivs tne
to re-sort to other menu of giving sup
lort to my limn twins, any u gardener
in rami uud l'lresldc At ono time I
thought wo could get n round thu dif
ficulty by Hunting tho newer bush
limns. The luttor however have never
given im mure tliiiu n fraction of tlu
crop that I run nml do get from my
"pole" Hums, nml mow I plant tlio lat
ter oxelusholy. They nro trained to n
Kwt. wire mid string trellis.
Posts should U set llniily, nud lint
too fur apart. I use jruh-tiiilreil wire
of fair strength nud llud It good for n
number or years. It Ims to stmiil quite
n strain, ns the load of thrifty vines Is
very heavy, mid I, therefore. gle us
much support, by suppleiuentiiry atukin
IJVIA IICA THCtl.ta.
(between the iosta), as Is convenient.
The wiros an- made to rest lu a crotch
nt tlie upper end of thu mle or stake.
To make the trellis still stronger, I
now put several rows side by aide, nml
connect the (mmU nml stakes across the
rows by cross strips fastened high
enough to nlhiw tho liorso In cultivat
ing to pass under It.
For each row I stretch two wires,
one about six Inches atmve the ground
surface, tho other alwut live feet from
the ground. Common hinder twlno U
wound zigzag around the two wires. It
make a useful and quite ornamental
supimrt for thu limns, mid tho vines
take readily, artlculnrly aud remark-
ably so, to the strings, even without
much assistance or coaxing on the art
of the grower.
Vnlue of n Situ,
It Is very Important to provide some
moans by which tho dairy cow can Ik
supplied with good food at all seasons
of the your lu order that she may yield
milk most economically. Such medium
may Ih found In the silo which fur
nishes it place for the atorltlg of food
III the form of sllngo. It I n well
known fact that the nearust nu Ideal
food tliat can be obtained for tho dairy
cow Is giMxl jwsturo; hut for several
months In the year green iwsttire la
not available. At audi times tho host
sulHtltute arc corn silage nud surli
roots as mangels and turnips. Corn
yields mi average of twico as much
dry matter er ncro ns root crow; nud
since the latter Involve much more la
iMir, and greater uxpunso, silage, Is far
llmilfMnilf- Corn Hlirllrr,
This Is n cheap way to muko n good
com shelter, (let n poplar plank six
Inches wide, ono Inch thick mid three
THE IIOMCMAIiR roil.t HIlrllKIL
feet long. Droa tho plunk Ninootli;
drive somo 8-iiomiy nulls Into tho plnnk
to within one Inch of thu liwids; put
tlioin one-half Inch npnrt In rowa lu u
aqunro six Inchon each way.
Aullirnx nml Hnrlli Worms,
From recent experiment Jt la cer
tain that earth worms aru responsible
for conveying the sporea urn! nnthrnx
from various burled cnrcassca to the
Htirfnco of the earth nud thu bringing
about n reinfection. Thla process of re
infection wiih urged by M. IouIh Hau
teur, hut without success.
When thu manure la not decomposed
In the heap It must he decomposed In
tho hoII before tho plants can utilize It
nn a food, and the sooner the uimiiire la
np read tho better It will be for tho crop,
Ah It l dlMlciiIt to aprend manure ou
plowed ground, owing to tho labor
of hauling over tho rough, soft ground,
tho method practiced by those who
plow twico la to spread tho nmniiro on
the uuplowcd ground In tho rough (not
harrowing), and when tho Innd la cross.
plowed later on tho nianuro Is moro in
timately mixed with tho soil.
v 7 sMfe
The luipoiiumt) of tlio winter wheat
crop becomes uioro nppnreiit when wo
consider that tlio minimi production of
the country la from l(KMMHKl to lf.0.
0OO.IXMI litishels greater tlimi tlio miuuiil
yield of spiing wheat, mid Unit nbout
twenty four atiitos uud territories grow
winter wheut exclusively, wlillu only
eleven grow spring wln-nt, mid eight
produce liolli crops together. Homo of
tho ndvnuliiKCs lu growing winter
wheat o or- raising spring wiient are a
more couwiilcut distribution of furui
work: the coiiservullou of soil fertil
ity by the growing crop during the time
the limit would otherwise be Imrc; n
better development of the crop, ns II
generally matures before the dry nml
hot weather of summer, mid the pro
duftliiu usually of heavier yields. The
incrugo yields per acre In the states
growing winter wheat only nro not
generally as large ns lu the states pro
dining spring wheat exclusively, hut
the better yields, as a rule. In the re
glous when both crops nro grown are
obtained from winter wlieiit.Atuerl
en n Cultivator.
Hers nml Niimkliiic.
Many times hcos arc smoked more
tlimi Is necessary; perluivs, Imhiiuso nut
ccry one knows that during u ncclitr
How name lioiioy Is lost every time a
hive Is os'iiid, snys Farming. WIhii
Im-os nro smoked they lltl thetusehos
with honor and If so much smoke Is
used that uuwt of the been lu the !ihe!uV,,r ,0 MM' ,"' Initlw ho discovered
nt that time take Imiiey, It will he
more than an hour liefore It Is redeMM
Itiil Into the nils and the regular work
resumed. lie sometimes gather nec
tar enough to make a pound of honey
mi hour, so one can that It would
!o quite a s f every colony lu a
fair hImiI apiary were smoked hiiikIi',,",,I Mn ,,M,,W' ln ,H,B " '" mMU
to Interrupt the work for one hour.
Srlllnu IV ore I'liata,
Some farmers argue that It Is boat to
set jkhIs early In the fall, when the
ground Is solid. Of course, a int care
fully set at any time will remain lu Its
place, hut the fall season Is really a
much worse time than lu the spring.
Digging the IhiIh makes the soil loose,
and If done lu the fall It ha not time
to become couiwct again. Water fil
ters down through the loose soil, which
will raise (he jxwt a little every yoar
until It throws It out altogether. If
(tie son Has time to settle It absirlMi,ls no ordinary creature, according to
less moisture, and after tho first year, the Woman's Homo ComiMiilim. Ho
If the heaving out has not already bo- I
gun, It will rarely lsglu.
I'llllllitf Olit IVnrr l'nl.
Fnsteu chain to sst close to the
ground, pass It over tho wheel of nu
ordinary com planter, hitch team tn
chain and go ahead. It don't damage
the wheel uud the broad tiro kcv It
from sinking Into tho ground.
To lllprn Crrnin,
Cream left to Itself will become sour
spontaneously. This Is the result of
the growth of lactic mid bacteria,
which feed tiH)ii tho milk sugar, and
a n limit process convert It Into a lac
tic mid. Other forms of bacteria nro
nlway present lu cronni; some have
little or no effect In tho rlKulng proc
ess, while others, If allowed to de
velop, produce unduslrnhle and often
obnoxious Minora. To cultivate nud de
velop these "wild" germs I called
"spontaneous" rlMtulug, uud Is often at
tended with uncertainty, (loud butter
making demand tho use of n "starter,"
elthur liome-madu or a pure culture.
Tho former should lie made of selected
Kreiilnir lloif ('Iran,
To give tho pig a thorough scrub
bing may appear to l labor thrown
away, hut If two Iota of pig uru treat
ed alike lu every roHHct, except that
ono lot receive u thorough ivriihhlug
with aoiipsiid once In a while, there
will he n marked difference lu favor
of the hogs that nro washed when the
tlmo for Hhiughter arrives. clean
bod of atraw with n dry house, ho ns
to nfford them comfort nt night, will ,
iiIho promote thrift and growth. The,"""1 uu1,r ,0"K ntisenco niniio lilm real
hog U iintumlly n clonuly animal mid
enjoys a bath. If considered n lllthy
nuluinl, that devour lllthy food, It la
becnuso of tho treatment given, Hogs
will select clean unit wholesome food
If given the opjiortuulty to do no,
For tho first tlmo thu Sultan of Tur
key hna granted permission for the e.i-
porintloii of Arabian mare to the (Jul-,
leu mines, auoiii iweuiy yenra ago ho
permitted thu sale of soino hImIIIoiih
but nt that tlmo ho would nut allow
any mure to bo sent. Thu present Im
portation, which Includes about twenty
inures mid nearly na many stallloiiM, Is
regarded as of considerable Importance
from tho horso-brecdora' point of, view,
and lis likely to lend to marked m
provcmctit In certain direction In
A Little Lesson
It la related upon gooil nutborlly Mint
when the masterly work of Joseph
Htory ou "Tho Conillot of Uwh" nh
poured, tlio Lord
Chancellor of ling.
Innd sent hi Judicial
wig to the American
Jurist, with nu IiintI
tlon lu It which read i
Twin u l,oril Chan
cellor to one wlw de
servo to hj."
Tho mieedoto well
Illustrate the regard
lu which Story win
held lu Kiiglnud, a re
g a r d w ti I c h w a s
shared by coiilliieiiinl
'uroH ns well. With John MarshaP,
he shared thu honor of Mug one of the
greatest oxouuder of human Justice
and human roixon this country eer has
produced. Among American Jurists
Story stands In the frout rank of Uhv
who haio been distinguished for their
profound ami shgachm InterprctntliHi
of tho law. Always n student, ho added
to hi scholarly attainments a profound
for the lieiiellt of hi cuuutry. He r-
milled IH prejudice to oililo between
his Judgment and his iIihHsIoii.
He was only ffit yoar of age when
he was .lpolnlrd one of tho Justices of
,m" swprww Court of tho United States
i III LSI I. nil oltlee ho continued to hold
to understand today the situation with
which Story had to deal. The law
was In, a state of chain, ami It Is due to
his efforts that a major part of It has
Imimi placed lu the form In which It Is
tiMlny. lie was one of the Mien who
nrted for tho Interest of hi country
Instead of solf tnteriwt. anl whom. In
cousispicuec, she honor a one of her
MAN DRCOOMAKCH OF PARIS.
Mvllioil of W.irU II.m He Oris
Pari has a man drewmiskor, ami ha
a slim young man with n long ino
and big, winsome cy. Wearing a gray
frock coat ami intent leather shoe
corsetisl ami powdurod nml jK-rfumed
bo Is more than a man: ho Is n dress
maker. He I saturated with dandyism.
It Is not of an offensive kind.
Ills manners are a strange mixture
of humility and Insolence, for he I at
once a salesman and nn artist. And ho
talks, talks, talk bending tils slim
Itody Into jwllte curves gesticulating
with his thin while hand rolling hi
ayes in their In ted orbits, the while
he funiMe silks ami velvet nml satins
ami lace ami wool.
The mere man who comes Into n
dressmaker's shop of nu afternoon lu
Pari no one goes to the dreiwiiiaker'a
save only In the nflermmn tstgln by
sneering nt thl fantastic creature.
That mood duos not last long. Contempt
gives -way to admiration. There I some
thing marvelous In the way thl lonl
of Ince nml rlbtaiu dominate tho wom
enthe royal highness a well ns tho
He I charming; ho I frivolous.
Then of a sudden his fare darkens; (in
becomes morion; he stares nt her royal
highness, studying her form from head
to foot ; ho Hinltos his brow, nml crlc
despairingly: "No.no! I can't see you
In that gown today; I can't see you
In nny gown I will study an Inspira
tion will come you must wait." Anil
royally goes nwny Mattered, ahu know
Ami lie U'ns,
Tho othor day a uinu ami a boy enmo
Into n shop to buy a hat. After a tlmu
the limn wa fitted n one. looking lu
the gins, ho said to (ho youngster.
'How do I look lu thl Imt?"
Like a thief," promptly responded
The man angrily dnrtcd townrd him,
but tlm boy Mill from thu ahop, pur
sued by tho man. Tho ahopkecper
'""H"'"' "'"1 thought It nil very funny
Izo (lint ho hnd been robbed. Then ho
stopped Inughlng, Iindon Telegraph.
At tho miuuiil mooting of tho Can
cer Hospital, linden, tho chairman of
tho medical committee stated that na a
result of n visit to Purl by membera of
tho surgical mid pathological staffs, on
Invitation of Dr. Doyen, It could ho
stated thnt hi scrum wa Ineffective
for tho cum of eiino..r.
Tliey l)earv lliu Knre,
Tho absurdity of tho nssurtlon thnt
Atuorlcnn general)- cat too much la
npparent when you Htop to consider
how tunny Americans there nro who
boord. Somorvlllo Journal,
It la n great nrt to know when you
must Rruut a disagreeable rexjuost.