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OK the second time Nau Paxton, sit
ting spun the edge ot a «hair, took
the emtents fr<>ai the big otfic,al en
velope. read the latter a>.d smoothed
Upon her hue« the piece of blue paper
that accompanied It
When she had finished she sank upon
the Boor and cried
A hundred dollars! A small amount
to be her entire share of a relative’s
•elate, but a large amount to Nan the
taost she had ever ha<! al one time dur
lag the U y< »re of Lor life How many
things for b«*r b< mo her and Jim a
home e.'iacould priH'urr with that' Jim
had be«n out ot work tor a month and
the rent was due and there were the
grocer and the butcher to pay But per
haps she could have a new carpet (or the
Berio»—she bad wanted one so long—
•nd a faw new dlabra for the tahlo How
Surprised and pleaeed Jin* Woulc be -
dear old Jatni.«'
With a happy laugh that dried her
tears. Nan Anally thrust the letter In a
bureau drawer and returned to the kltrh-
M. where her preparations for dinner
had been Inlerruplt-d by the postman a
Thea Jim «wm* hosns poor, patient,
discouraged Jim, with hla coarse clothes,
his worn shoes and the pathetic stoop to
He came In qqjetlv and taking a eeat
by the window, gazed at ths Wall tn
nnlemn alienee. Nan thought at first
to run to him and tell him of hor good
fortune, then decided to serve the sur
prise as desert to hla dinner
"What luck. Jamie?" she ashed. *Ur-
»Ing the frying potatoes with a oeae
"None at all.” he answered, soberly.
"Don't seem to tie a vacancy anywhere,
Nannie. I've been clear out to Wala-
worth’a. but be ain't needin' any one just
flays he had to lay off two men
Times are gettln' dull, ho
says, and he has to cut expenses."
Nan did not reply, but stirred ths po I
Presently Jim aroeeand going thio th* i
kitchen sat down on the edge of the
table Hla forehead was furrowed with
deep line* of care and anxiety
"Nan," he eald, after a long (lienee,
'the boys at the mill* want mo to run
for constable They say they'll aJ) vote
for mo and that I'm auro to bo elected."
Nan looked up euililcnly.
‘Tor constable?" she asked.
“And why not, Nannie?" he asked "It
»ay* about 81,200 a year, and It's worth
having. Thing what w* could do with
81.200 a year for two years, anyhow,
“I know,” she answered, "but—but I m I
“Afraid?" he demandoA
"I don’t know anything about poli
ties," she said, "and I’m afraid you
■tight be defeated, and that would hurt
— would make yon feel more discouraged
than ever, wouldn't It?**
She threw her arms afoUnd his neck
"lint I can't be defeated '* he reptled
then tripped Into the mom where the
Al I need la the nomination, you know
bureau was and laid her hai d upon the
Our part)'* In tha majority and and If
knob of the drawer u>at covialud bar
I m nomli sled, why that settles II. don't
A i> oin«nt she hesitated BL* did so
"Put sre you aure%< being nomi
want a parlor carpet and a few dishes
nated?" aha asked, looking at him with
and besh.es, If this money was used
and J,in should lose— U hs should—
"The boys In the mill* ar* for me to a
lucre «as no I*.ling—
<>( course they are not all the
Her glance wandered tn the kitchen
party, hu» they sre willing to work for
a id she saw Jim leaning against ths
me. and that would be a big start, don't
table his chin resting In his hand
"Jamie knows." she said to her heart;
He grew enthusiastic and some of his
"dear ulc Jamie be is *»• at xloue and so
enthusiasm was imparted to his wife
H- cannot be mistaken And If
"Oh. wouldn't It be nice If you could be
be should win, bow ulcely we can gel
elected." she said, pausing In her work
* •« "
to look at him proudly. Some called
A moment later she stood before him.
Jim Paxton shiftless, but to Nan he was
en'lllng Into his face, her bands behind
always her big true-hearted, unfortu
nate JsnSI« "Twelve hundred—Why
"Kiss me. tlr." she said, "and 1'11 give
that's a hundred dollars a month! Per
haps we could buy a little home—
He lifti-d her chin with a big, rough
hand and klarrd her, awkwardly and sb*
"And you could havesome new dresses
her ded him tl*e letter
and a new hat and and there wouldn't
As he read It. his eyes brightened and
be anything I wouldn't get for >ou. Nan
renewed courage erspt into hi* face But
when be had finished be smiled and
He had left the table and was pacing
handnd It back to her
the floor, nervously
"Hut you are to krop th* money." she
"And I can get the nomination, too."
Keep it, Jamie and fig Lt— fight—
he continued; "I can get It, 1 tell you
I'm > ur« of all the laboring men's votes,
He ebook his head "I can't take your
and all I need Is—Is—" He paused and bls
money, sweetheart." he sat'd. "It ain't
mln*, and l—l wouldn't feel Just right
"It what. Jamte?"
“I* something I ?- «n’t goteome-
She locked her a-ms about his neck.
thlng I ran t get. Nannie," he said,
"But I want you to." she cried; "oh,
I want you to wlw—win—ar then we'll
He sighed and the old look of dls-
buy a little home and it wr.r be ours,
courar,em*ht cgHle Ihto his facs.
"It's this way," he said, after a mo
A light, not unlike that on a wafrlor'a
ment. seeing tha unspoken question In
face In the heat of battle, crept Into his
her eye*, “I'd have to have more than
just the labor vote. Nan
I'd have to
“t will!" he cried
“God bleee you,
make a canvas»' that it, l‘d have to see
Nannie girl I will."
every voter In our party and I'd have to
The last of tha returns had been re
have two or three other fellows help me
ceived and those who had been success
to get others to vote for me Of course
ful at ths primaries, surrounded by their
these fellows would have to he paid, and
admiring friend«, ,«;t th« hall ufltll the
then there'd be other expenses■ quite a
big room was all but deserted.
lot of Other expenses, and it would coat
But over In one corner, where the light
considerable. But I Ain I got any money,
shone dim and Indistinct, a man lingered,
hs though loath to leave HI* ayes, like
Nan's face clouded.
those ot one who looks, but eess not.
"How much do )<>u think—It would
stared straight ahehd. and upon hl* face
cost yon—Jamie?" she asked, very slow
was a hard, rerentful gleam.
ly trying to think
The Janitor, coming in to turn off the
"Oh. I could pull through on a hun
lights, saw him
dred dollars." hs replied. "Yes. a hun
“Hello, Paxton," he said, "here's
dred dollars would be plenty. But It
where ;nu lose, ain't it?"
night Just as well be a thousand, for
"Here's where 1 Io**.” Jim replied,
I ain't got BO show of getlln' II. that I
trimly, “but 1 can't believe it, Bascom.
I 1 can't believe I’m defeated. The boys
Nan gasped A hundred dollars—
all promised to stick by me, and—and
should she let him have It? Should she
I was so sure."
stake It all ups* tha turn of a political
"They ar* always sure." Bascom re
plied. "Can't tell nothin' about poll
"Jamie!" She spoke suddenly, almost
llca, Paxton, can't tell who your friends
Sharply. "Are»OU sure real sure—you
are either until alter the vote* are
could get the nomination if—if you had a
"But I catne so near, Bascom; why, 1
lacked only 20 votes and It meant so
"As sure as anything on earth,” he re
much to me. You see It was Nan a
plied "Why, sea here. Nan 1 donly bead
He paused. Bosci.in had moved off in
about 800 voles Ai.d 1 m sure ot almost
different and was putting out the lights
600 at the start dead sure Then if one
at the further end of tho room
out of every three of these 800 men got
When Jim turned In at hla door yard,
one other vote for me, I'd be nominated,
ho saw a shadow on the porch, which
don't you see?"
came lightly down tha stops to meet him
"You know beet. Jamie," she eaid. “1
It was Nan.
don't I just wauled to be sure 1 would
As the light from the window illu
be so glad If you eouid win—oh, I'd be eu
mined his face. Nan pause»! There war I
proud of )ou ”
no need tor him to tell h«r the news Sb«'
her heart sank witatn her He tried to
speak, but bis .ips refused to move.
"Never mir.d, Jamie dear.” she said,
bravely see.ug the misery, greater than
her own. In his face
"But your money, Nannie," he cried.
'1 know It, dear." she said, and her
words nearly choked her. "but j ou did
the best you could. Jamie."
“Yes I did. Nannie. 1 did," he ul<J.
"and Gregory only beat me by 20 votes.
Oh. I wu to sure. Nannie, so sure.”
Nan put her arm through his and pet
ted his band as she would a child's, as
they entered the bouse
"Why is It," he Asked, bitterly, "that a
man like Gregory, who doesn t need it is
always elected, while fellows like me.
who have bunted everywhere for some
thing to do and have spent every cent we
had. are beaten?"
Nan ■ a«i>«*d hor bands behind his neck
"But we have each other, Jamie, boy,"
"Yes." he replied, with an effort at
cheerfulness "U* have each other. Nan
nie. girl, and 1'11 work—I'll get some
thing to do—and 1 11 pay It back, every
cent of it. Nau. and we ll—”
A tramping of f«jet sounded u|«n the
porch lol lowed by a heavy knock upon
the door Jan o|« bed it and half a doxen
mill hands swarmed In.
Grasping Paxton by both hands, they
swung him around and around and
snapped him boisterously upon the back.
"You're elected, old man!" they cried.
"There was a mistake In the Sixth ward,
and you're 'It' ’’
Jim stood a moment silently looking
"You say—I'm—elected?" be asked at
"That's right." said one "There was
a mistake of a hundred In tbs count, and
you have 80 majority."
"You are- not—fooling me—boys?"
Jim asked, very slowly, the color com
ing and going in his lace, his lips trem
"Sure not," they said. "It Is the truth.
You didn't think we d go back on you,
did you. Jim?"
Jtm turred slightly and rested a rough
hand tenderly upon the head of Nan
who had suuk into a chair and had
buried her face in her hands.
“1 thank you, boys." hessld. hoarsely;
"I thunk you more than you can ever
"My heart Is lost." the milkmaid win«,
And ths farmer said "B'soSh
I reckon twouidn't make folks weep
Ft you'd also lose yor* voice."
Mosquito Bite Remedies.
Not only in America, but tn Europe
as well, hae mosquitoes been excep
tionally abundant this year Ammonia,
the remedy commonly used in tout
country, la condemned by a Germ tn
physician, who says It does not pre
vent the e fleet of a bite from remaln-
Inr several days He recommends hold
ing the place b‘ tan for a few seconds,
In hot steam, which'
he says, pro itly relieves the itching
and pnln Another remedy superior to
ammonia is alum dissolved tn ahohol
and rubbed In vigorously. To keep
mosquitoes aw iy at night, rub tl.e
face, neck and hands with letnou juice.
process every farmer ran grow the ni-
trogen-flxlng bacteria himself and ap
ply them himself to his crop. Hs can
send to the department of agriculture
BACTERIA THAT WORI IM TH»
and get a small packet at sterilised cot*
ton. on which the germs are growing.
FIELDS FOB FABMXBA
With thia coms two tiny packages of
chemical«. Ona of these he dissolves la
Furnished Free by the Department of
a certain amount of water, aau crops In
the cotton, germa and all. to eoak over
Agriculture to kepleulah the
I night. The next morning he pours in
Exhausted Boll with
the other chemical, and the germs de
velop until the water becomes cloudy
Bac’erla! The very word has an om
Thia milky fluid la then poured over
Every one Instinctively
the seed o< the legemlauua crop the
wishes to keep away from bacteria as
farmer wi»hea to plant, the seed la put
things of fear, says Youth's Companion.
into the grodnd, and the germs begin
But there sre good bacteria as well as
their career of taking in nitrogen.
bad ones—“benevolent" bacteria, that
They will do It In land where it baa
isk nothing better than to work on the
never been possible to raise a good crop of
farm, with no reward except that of
clover or cowpeas before, and they will
their own virtue. Uncle Sam thinks so
do It ttnfoM In ordinary fields The ex
highly of this class of germs that since
perimenters hope mat the bacteria will
August. 19*>3. the department of agri
increase crops from five to fifty percent,
culture has off, red to send them, free,
and do away wPh fertilisers.
to the American farmer.
If they can be cultivated on the roots
And If the farmer Is wise, be will take
of corn and wheat—and come of the ex-
as many of them as he can get. and set
perlmcnts have been promising—the ro
them to work In his fields as soon as pos
tation of crops can be done away with,
too. and grain-crops follow each other
There industrious and deserving mi
without cessation upon the poorest soils.
crobes may be pretty well described by
All this seems like a fairy-tale But
calling them "nltrogen-fixlng bacteria."
the fairy-tale of science often turns out
or in more cumbrous phrase, "bacteria
to be rober truth. At any rate, the
of the root nodule« of leguminous
farmer who hitches his wagon to the star
□f progress Is a wiser man than he who
Any boy who lives on a farm soon
sneers at new idea*, and If bacteria can
learns that to restore the fertility of
be made to pay off the mortgage. they
worn-out fields, clover or Its cousins
ought to be welcomed eagerly all over
must be sown. Cow-peas, vetches. al-
falfa are all good for this purpose In the
rotation of crops to keep land from being
worn out. clovet or its equivalent must
In 1890 the last Instance of boilltig
come round every fourth year.
to death took place in Persia. The of
The farmer does not know why. but
fender. guilty of stealing state reve
he knows the fact. The scientist knows
nues. was put Into a large caldroh ot
why. It Is because clover is a nitrogen-
cold water, which was slowly heated
producing crop Down on Its roots sre
to the boiling point. His bones were
multitudes of tiny nodules, and In those
distributed, as a warning, among the
nodulee are bacteria which have the
provincial tax collectors.
power to take In nitrogen somehow,
from the air. and give it to the soil.
Bocks vs. Sand.
Then the com and wheAt crop take this
■dyth—I'm surprised to MAf of
nitrogen up and exhaust It, and th«
your engagement to old Bullyon. Was
flel.1 must go th clover or its related
he the only man with sand enough to
g.' opoae ?
Almost one hundred million dollars'
Maytns—Oh. no; but be was the
worth of nitrogen Id Exported from
only une with rocks enough to interest
America yearly, it hs* been eetlmated.
me.—Chicago Dsily Nrws.
In the form of grain
How He Got In.
farmer, besides hl* rotation of crop*,
Church —Did your friend get Into the
has been forced to keep putting nitro
Four mi nd red?
gen back Into the soil in expensive fer
Gotham—Well, he got Into a few of
tilisers. This seemed, to a certain clever
them to the extent of several thousand
German scientist, rather a pity, as long
as bacteria exist which like the Job ot
nitrogenixlng the ground. Ai man has
harnessed steam and electricity, why
Innocent— la your antique bracelet
not train germs to do the farming?
So tor nearly ten years these bacterle
Parvenu—Oh, yes! It was taken from
have been under culture and experimen'
the arm of the Venut de Mild, I am
by Profs Ni.bbe. Hartleb, and others In
told.—Detroit Free Press.
Germany, a d lately by Profs MacMil
lan and Burrill, in America. The Ger
mans wished to develop a high growth
of the germe.on the roof* of th» legumin
Somehow the girl in tMWP la
ous plants In any soil Ths Americans
proud of the photograph taken at
went further, • xp^rlmcfitltlg upon when
the seashore showing her senti
and corn. to w* if a crop of grain could
mental pose with a stray summer
not be made to grow Itself and Its owe
fertilizer at the same Uns—surely a true
man as that individual is when
he exhibits it as evidence of how
The most practical discovery, how “eraiy” she was over him.—Balti
ever Is that of (Porge T Moore By bl»
"Mike.” eald Plodding Pet*, "vr
would yrtu do if you was rich?"
"Well," answered Aleaodcring M
"I'd very Ukel* be dota’ th-« a lot
other rlcM folka an’ be woaler
whe'her any InwoceM banker«
get'in short-changed on t»«e «rang1
ot me signature."—Waahlachoas B ,
Secret Is Out.
Amateur Author—I wonder why t ”
tors always tell us u write on c.
Side of the paper only.
Amateur Poet—Why. so that th'’
can use the other side for writing theh
own silly articles and things on
course, and so save paper—A'l]
A Russlan youns girl nsmed Navajoksta
Whe II ved in the vi' ase ot Gotos»Kx<o
Oot tlr» d of her ñame
And to bettsr ttesame
Abe married .» man narrad Zhakalycha-p- d
a-w bole-iot-tr.ura-oí - tha - alpLabaid
Professor—Eet ee* my een’ usion t<i
make xe great musician of yjur 1. > tit
boy. but be must practice more c u
Mrs Blubktne- It's all is father’1
E gives 'Im two-
pence a day not to go anear the planar.
The Unwilling Sock.
“Terne out of ths drawer, you worn-out old
There s a place ready Walting In grard-
■aid the sock with the holes where the !a
light came through:
“Get In grandmamma s ¡apt I'll be darn«.'
It I do."
—N O. Times Democrat.
Tourist— I understand that y.u. he 4
relics of the war for sale, m
“We did hard," replied the boZ “*•«]
they have bought us out, an
swords daddy burled last week wou'i
tore summer "—fcm.lh >