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(Copyright. 1916. by W. G. Chapman.)
Seated on the veranda of the club
at Shanghai, George Denison stared
out at the never-ending procession of
Cainese coolies and rlskshaw men,
while he idly fingered a letter in his
It ran as follows: “I am prepared
to marry you In six months’ time, if
you will give me that period, without
attempting to see me.” It was signed
“Edith Itaymond,” and was written
from Lymnouth, Ala.
Denison liad never been to Lyn-
mouth, Ala., in his life, nor had he
heard of Edith Raymond of the tear-
blotted letter.
He was weaiy to death of China,
weary of life at the club and in the
ha’uking, house. He had tolled there
four years, and had Just begun a six-
months’ leave of absence, which, be
cause he had nowhere in particular to
go, he planned to spend right in Shang
He was tired of Chinese servants
and Chinese cooking, of the company
of his compatriots of the club, of bach
elor life and of himself.
Presently he got up. “If she’ll have
me, I’ll miirry her," he said.
The letter had been three months
on the way. He reckoned that he
would have Just time to get to Lyn-
mouth, marry Miss Edith and return
%vhen his vacation expired.
The letter must have been to many
places, for the addresses were written
and rewritten, and the last recipient,
this tiling out. You know I’ve held
the mortgage on this place for years,
long before- your father died. You
know you’ve been living on my charity
for months past?”
“That Is not true, Mr. Denison'. I
have lived on the proceeds of the sale
of my jewelzy.”
“Which Is mine,” said the man, trl-
I umphantly. “Everything you Inherited
from your father is mine, mcraily, if
not legally, because he was a traudu-
lent bankrupt. Ay, don’t wince. Miss
Edltli. It’s true enough.”
“My father was cheated by you In a
business deal. It broke his heart and
killed him. lid was incapable of dis
“Well, put It that way if you like.
The fact remains that legally he
sw'indled me. I let him keep his
money, on the understanding that you
were to marry me. You promised to
become my -wife at Christmas, if I
wouldn’t see you till then. Yesterday
■was Christmas. Now—are you going
to carry out your agreement?”
“Give me a month longer!” cried the
girt In desperation. “Surely, if I tell
you I don’t love you—’’
“ITl make you love me. What’s the
matter with me? Ain’t I rich? Can’t
1 give you the alitos and clothes and a
place In society, anything you want?
If you don’t marry me, I'll publish
your father’s shame to the world.”
‘He has done nothing to be ashamed
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The Poilu, a lively little newspaper
produced in the French trenches,
prints this Joffre story:
The generallissimo’s chauffeur
, was chatting with some sol
“Well," they asked him, “what does
the general say?”
“Oh, not much; he talks very lit-
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W ASHINGTON.—Army ordnance experts are at work ou designs for huge
field howitzers as large as or larger than the German 42-centimeter guns
which wrecked Belgium and French forts early in the war^ They will bo -at
least 10-inch caliber, with a range of
12 to 15 miles, hurling a projectile
Aveighing more than a ton and carry
ing a large amount of high explosive.
In addition to placing several of
these mammoth weapons along the
coast line for mobile defense against
na\'al attack, army ofiicials are now
considering the creation of a special
regiment, equipped with six howitzers,
to work as a unit of the mobile army.
The problem confronting the design-
er.s in that regard Is to distribute the
enormous weight of the' gun and carriage in such a way that It can be
moved over ani good road.
That dilhcuity is a determining factor in heavy artillery designs. Around
' a few of ^the larzest cities well-ballasted roads which' would support the
weight of the ajVguns can be found, but even such a highway as the post
, road from Bos^Bfo New York, it is. said, has many sections so lightly built
tliat the great w^^ht would crush through.
Meudon in Wartime.
Meudon, the guy ilcuduii of trysts
and moonlight pvomcinrtles, has been
tnmsformed into a military camp. The
station platform is crowded with uni
formed soldiers of all branches; men
on furlough in their suits of failed
blue like dirty water, showing with
■ pride hole.s torn In their coats by rifle
I balls, convalescents weariog the old
i red pantaloons, used only by those be-
i hind the fighting line, often with one
j leg folded up; Zouavc.s. whose buggy
trouscr.s. formerly blood-red, have now
changed to an earthy color; Belgians
in long brown eoats, who never smile,
and British Tonuuies spick and span
ns If they had Just stepped from a
The. women, in passing, glance at
the war crosses and .smile,—Mine. Iler-
nnrdini-SJoestedt in (’urtnons Maga
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Jarring and Jolting on railroads, etc.
Cramp^ .and strain as in barberlng.
in iron fun-
Dampness as
mines, etc.
Inhaling in paint
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William A. Apple, 730
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“But yes—” j
“Well, the other day, for instaoce,^
in getting Into tlie car, he saldf.
Things all right, L ?’ ‘Yes, gen
era!,’ I replied.”
“And was that all he said?” !
“Another time he said to me: ‘You :
have a very pleasing appearance,
L ‘Yes, general,’ I replied.” !
“But does he never speak about the .
•K?ir?” [
. ' “Oh, not often. But yet—the otlier ■
day he did say to me: ‘Ah, my brave |
Ij . when Is this war going to >
end?”’ ;
“U. C."
“That man talked for four hours
and a quarter.”
“Yes." replied Senator Sorghum.
“When It comes to using up time he’s
one ultimate consumer who doesn't
have to pay.”
His Position.
Peckem—My wife referred to me as
the head of the house today.
Meeks—Ho-iv did that happen?
I’eckem—She was talking to a man
who called to collect a hill.
Adds to the
Joy of Living—
■ It isn’t alone the deliciously
s-weet nut'like taste of Grape-Nuts
that has made the food famous,
though taste makes first appeal,
and goes a long way.
But with the zestful flavor there
is in Grape-Nuts the entire nu- ’
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And this includes the rich mineral j
elements of the grain, necessary for
vigorous health—the greatest joy
of life. ,
In Shanghai, Malay States, had writ
ten, “not for me. Try Shanghai,
Nearly three months later Denison
got off the train at Lynmouth, Ala.
“Miss Raymond, sah? Everybody
knows Miss Raymond,” said the dusky
ticket-collector. “It's the • big house
up on the hill, sah. No, sah; she Just
lives alone, but I hear she expects to
get married soon.”
Denison smiled as he made his way
up the hill. Oddly enough, the thought
of not marrj'ing Edith Raymond had
never occurred to him. He imagined
that the letter had not been written
for him, but he meant to follow the
The house showed signs of dilapida
tion. It had evidently once formed
part of an estate, but the grounds
were now overgrown with weeds and
saplings, and were untended. A clus
ter of negro cabins near the spot were
falling into decay.
As Raymond walked up the hill a
buggy drove past him. la It sat, be
side the coachman, a man of about
forty years, with a saturnine face.
The man laughed as Denison stepped
quickly aside.
Denison shook his fist at the vehicle
in front of him. “If you’re my dou
ble,” he said, “I'm going to show you
who is the better man.”
The buggy was standing at the door
of the house when Denison entered.
The door stood open, and Denison’s
ring brought po servant in response.
Denison entered and walked toward
what was evidently the reception room.
Inside he heard the voices of a man
and a werran.
Denison always regretted it after
ward, but he could not help stopping
for a few mcmentc to listen. For the
first words that reached his ears com
prised his name.
“Mr. Dcnlscn, I have changed my
mind,” said the girt. “Surely a worn-
au Is privileged to do that?”
“You’ve played fast and loose with
me,” answered the man in surly tones.
“You say you Avrote me to give you
six months. I never got that letter.
I guess you must have addressed it
Shanghai, China, Instead of Shanghai,
Mississippi. Then when I came to see
you, you agreed to marry me at
“I have changed my mind," repeated
the girl stubbornly.
“You have, eh? Well, let’s have
“He put his name to a fraudulent
“I'll never marry you now.” said the
girt with slow conviction. “You have
shoAvn yourself in your true colors to
day. T Avlll marry no man under a
threat, hot even to save my father’s
name. Now you have my answer. Let
go my wrist!”
A cry came from her lips; and it
was then that George Denison, stand
ing outside-the door, awakened from
his stupefaction and opened it.
His double, wild with rage, was
holding the girl’s Avrists fiercely In his,
while she struggled desperately to es
cape from him. As Denison ran for
ward the man released the girt and
turned njicn him. He saw the look
in Denison’s eyes and fell back; as
he did so he suddenly whipped a re-
A'olver from his belt and fired.
The shot grazed Denison’s cheek,
and he felt the blood drip upon his
hand. The next moment his fist had
shot forward, catching the man under
the chin, and he Avent doAvn like a log.
The girt, who had drawn back in
amazement, screamed Avlth fear. But
Denison turned to her and spoke
“He is all right, but he won’t trou
ble you again. Would you like to leave
this place now?”
‘Tes!” she cried. “I Avant to go. I
never AA-ant to see it again. l am ready ^
to go anywhere.” i
Denison’s heart leaped. “Are you '
ready to go to Shanghai?” he asked.
“I mean Shanghai, China, not Missis-
How Fourl Girls From Ohio Got Coveted Tickets
O UT in Clevelf^d, O., there are four young AA-omen who are telling hOAv they
suAV the president deliver his railroad strike message to the joint session
of congress. The day the senate and house met together there aa-us the usual
scramble for Seats in the galleries.
This privilege is aS valuable as a gold-
bearing claim Ill the Rocky mountains.
Each senator gets one ticket for (he
galleries; each representative gets
one, and there are a few favored offi
cials of congress who get from five to
ten apiece. Upoir this occasion there
Avere the usual number of visitors in
tOAAn, each one of AA-hom« believed
fervently that all he had to do Avas
to descend upon Ms representative or
senator and aslc for the gallery privi
lege and receive it. This might be true if the galleries held 10,000 people
instead of 000..^
The four J^urig wbmen from Cleveland, luckier than most visitors, re
ceived one ticke^ t® be parceled among the quartet. They w
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What Might Happen.
“Wfiat AA'ouId tiiipix-n,” said a sum-!
iiier boarder avIio is always trying to !
entertain tlio coiiiimuy. “if an irresisl- ^
Ible force Averc to meet Avith an Im- i
j movable body V”
I “I reckon, iiiaylie,” replied Fan
i Corntossel, “there Avoii’t be nigh so
many of us left to ask fool ques-
; tions."
“What do you mean? Who are
“Only your friend,” he answered
humbly, “The buggy is waiting for
us outside. And he pulied the letter
from his pocket. “You sent me this,"
he said. “I received it at Shanghai,
China, some time ago. You said that
you would marry me. I am George
Denison, and have come from Shang
And, in her stupefaction, she let
him lead her to the buggy.
,, . .. . - » . --- seated —
restaurant of tjfe hbuso of representatives at lunch planning to draw lots to
see which one should take the prized ticket, and just as they had settled this
point one of them shrieked aloud and jumped from her chair AA-ith a brand-
new silk dress soaking AvIth coffee.
At the same moment, Theodore Tiller, president of the National Press
and veteran of (he press gallery of the house, arose with confusion covering
him from head \o foot. He felt, he said, as If he was about to be hanged.
Apologies dripped from him, and he resembled the last roke of summer and
other sad spectacles.
There aa-iis p6 question about the dress being spoiled. Tiller had upset
a large cup of coffee, and every bit of it had fallen into the young woman’s
Suddenly she said:
“Are you a member of congress?”
Mr. Tiller resented the accusation.
“Because if you are,” continued the coffee-stained one, “If you would get
us, a ticket to th.i gallery today I Avould forgive you.”
She said thav. Representative Gordon of Ohio had promised to get one for
her, but that he Jad not shoAA-n up.
"Ticket.s are hard to get,” said Tiller, “but I will see AA-hat I can do.”
He then left.ihp restaurant. In ten minutes Mr. Tiller appeared 4ignin
AAith three g:ilimj( tickefs. Where he got them no, one knows, but the lady
Avith the coffee iu her lap is understood to have said, just before leaving
the Capitol:
“Oh, Mr. Tiller, if you get us tickets every time the president speaks,
you can pour coffee on me all you Avant.”
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Second Thinker—I’m your friend, so
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Autumn Melancholy.
The cainjmign brings a tuiierul cheer
Once more to every snot.
The autiiiim days AAhich now appear
Are melancholy—not.
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Old Civil War Veteran Seeks Small Navy Berth
Still, Small Voioe.
There is In every man’s life the
still, small voice. It comes to him
after the Avind, the earthquake and
voice of the soul Avhlch can only be
heard when the controversy, the tu
mult and the passion end. It Is when
the clamors of life have ceased and
there is no bitterness, enmity or self
ishness in the heart. One must be
mighty quiet to hear it. If he has any
fuss, quarrel or low designs on hand
he Avlll not hear It. If there is any
confusion or clatter or fury in his
mind they will drown the voice. If his
speech is loud and his argument large
ly wind, the still, small voice will not
be heard. There is nothing surer or
more practical in life than this still,
small voice, but it will only come when
the wind, the earthquake, the fire and
all they typify in human experience
have died aAvay. We may be certain
Ave cannot get along in life until we
hear the A’oice of the soul above poli
tics and war.—Ohio State Journal.
A n OI.D man in his eightieth year, who ran ammunition down the Potomac
river during the CIaT! Avar and piloted transports that brought the dead
arid wounded of the battle of the Wilderness to Washington, came to the naA-y
department the other day looking for
"I’ve done too much for my coun
try to be left to starve;” he told naA-al
olllcers to Avhom he made his applica
tion. “My $24 a month pension is just
enough to starve on.” '
The old man was William Key,
who has lived alone in SouthAvest
Washington since his wife died a year
He Avas unable to see Secretary
i Daniels, but other officers at the de
partment told him all the civilian navy positions were under the civil service.
Where Substitution Is Difficult.
Burglars Avho entered a Ngav Jersey
home passed the family jewelry and
the silverware unnoticed, but carried
away all the ham sandAvlehes they
could find. Considerable family silver
ware is good only to look at, Avhile
there protably are more imitations
than Jewels in the average home to
day. hut dsbeption is a truly dlflleult
art when piactlced on a first-class ham
‘Why don't ^ou go to the Soldiers’ home?” one of the naval officers asked
“I’m a sailor man from tip to toe,” the patriarchal Key replied, “and
soldiers and sailors don’t agree.”
The veteran brought Avlth the navy department his record, as pub
lished by the United States'Army and Navy Historical association, and which
showed he had been active In the Union side all during the war after he
escaped from the Confederate navy, into which he had been conscripted for
three months.
“I’ve never asked the government for anything before,” the veteran said
when he came to the naA-y department. “And now I only want some little
job that will enable me to keep soul and body together.”
The veteran left the navy department disappointed, but not yet ready to
give up his quest for a job.
Capitol Employee Posed for Pediment Statuary
J OHN A. MAICTIN, electrician employed at the capitol, is the original of the
IroHAvorker A the group of statuary recently placed on the pediment of
the house Aving the capitol. This fact became knoAvn Avhen a letter of the
sculptor, Paul filartlett, and one
lElliott 'n’oods of the
j'wn to friends by Mr.
His Locality.
“Can you direct me to Avhere I’ll
find a good plumber—one Avho never
leaves his tools behind, does an
hour’s work 'in exactly 60 minutes,
and never leaves a leak behind him?"
“Oh, yes, sir. I can tell where
you’ll find one.”
“Where Is he?”
“In our local cemetery.”
“I knew a girl Avho was told at the
time of her engagement that the
man she was to marry was a brute
Avho would illtreat her and break her
heart.” '
“And I suppose she still persisted.”
“Of course, she did. It aa'us a good
moving-picture engagement.”
Every table should have its
daily ration of
•There’s a Reason”
Very Simple.
“Professor Snarein? I see by , our
sign that you offer to impnrt. in one
lesson an infallible system Cor remem-
Deriiig names,” said the ahsentininded
victim. "Ouite so—paymeoc in ad
vance.” replied the profes.sor. And, af
ter pocketing the victim’s five, ho ex
plained: “It’s this AA-ay: You greet a
man, but Ills name eludes you. Ascer
taining his favorite soda fountain
beverage, you lUA-lte him to a nearby
drug store to hit one. While he is im-
bihing. you borrow the store’s city di
rectory and rnpitlly fun through it,
glancing up at your acquaintance at ev--
ery new name. At the psychological mo
ment the man and his name will un
failingly associate themselves. Oscar,
show the gentleman to (he elevator.”—
Where, Indeed?
“Why, Bobble! Ybu’\-e got a hole in
your stocking! It wasn’t there this
morning Avhen you put them on.”
Well, if it wasn’t there, Avhere was
capitol Avere sh
The irouAvdrker in the group of
statuary is an important part of the
Avhole figure, nhich represents Peace
protecting Genfus. He Is a compan
ion piece to the character In the group
AA'hlch represents agriculture, the
sculptor explaining in his address at
the unA-eiling that agriculture and the
iron industry form the fundamentals
of the country's prosperity. Mr. Martin, Avho became acquainted Avith Paul
Bartlett .some time ago, AA-as asked by (he sculptor to pose for this part of the
group. Later Elliott IVoods, superintendent of the capitol, Avrote the follow
ing letter to Martin:
“I am requested to extend the thanks of Paul Bartlett, sculptor, for your
kindness in posing for some portions of the modeling for the statuary to be
installed in the pediment of the house AA-lng of the capitol. It is a compli
ment to you that a great artist like ftir. Bartlett should so approve of your
physical development as to Avant you to pose for one of these figures. It
ought to by a source of some further gratlficatloii thsit you haA-e contributed
la this manner to one of the great pieces of art for the nation's capitol.”
A rifle balri COA-ers 1,200 yards in
tAvo seconds.
The telephone system of Japan rep
resents an investment of .f2C,000,000.
By placing a screen over his chim
ney a resident of Gippvllle seeks to
maintain privifcy from itinerant avia
tors and balloonists.
Industrial accidents in PeucsylA-anin
during the first six months of this year
resulted In thi killing of 954 Avorkers
nnd In the in^juring of 100,237 others.
The United States is now exporting
$75,000,000 worth of sugar yearly.
Before the Avar the yearly export was
valued at about $5,000,000.
To enable migratory fish .o rise
over Avalorfalls, dams nnd other ob
structions in sircums, a Canadian fish
eries official has invented an auto
matic elevator.
The electrical energy sold in Lon
don, exclusive of that used for trac-
^tion, increased 14,206,900 kilo
watt-hours In 1894 to 334,442,700 kilo
watt-hours in 1914-
Train serA-ice between Chile and Bo
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