Sanders County Signal (Plains, Mont.) 1906-1924, April 19, 1906, Image 2

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• CHAPTER XX1.—(Continned.) \So you have been a rich woman. Pauline,\ he said, turning to her kind- ly. He did not know yet how far this estrangement had been intentional on ife - would give her the benefit of the doubt. \I too, have fallen on prosperous times. Now, what are you going to do? Shall I see you home? Or shall I call on you to -morrow, when you will be quieter and calmer? Or will you come and look . at my little place now?\ Then, for the first time, Pauline raised her bead; and again Jack saw the ex- pression of the carved tigers heads as she answered her husband. \I will not accompany you anywhere; I would sooner kill myself—for I hate you!\ . The 'shocked clergyman would have spoken; but Telling stopped him cour- teously but .firmly. \You must pardon me; but this is my affair, as you must acknowledge, and mine only.\ Then turning to the raging acumen, he .went on: \In those circum- stances further diecultaion would be use- less;\ and only .Jack, who was watch- ing him closely, guessed what wonderful self-control he was exerting to keep him- self front exposing and upbraiding the se -omen -to whom - he spoke. \Vii111 - gli - e - ' you the addreell of my solicitor, and all future communications meet be made through him.\ He wrote the address on a leaf of his pocketbook, tore it out, and placed it on the table beside her. \And now, Mrs. Pelting, may I see you to your cab?\ She ruse and drew herself up defiantly, and then swept from the vestry; and Pelling followed her in polite attend- ance. He returned In a few seconds. \And now, Mr. Dornton,\ he said, \if you win favor me with your company, I shill be . ;led . to give and receive explana- Haus.\ After wishing the clergyman \Good morning,\ the two men jumbed into the cab which brought Pelling from the sta- tion, and drove to a hotel. They talked OD indifferent subjects until they were in possession of a private room, and the waiter had finally retired, after receiv- ing ordere for luncheon in half an hour. Then Pelling turned to Jack and be- gan: \It seem,' to me that you and I are fated to cross each other's paths, Mr. Dornton. I have heard you spoken of pretty often lately by a Mr. Mallett, • particular friend of mine.\ \Indeed?\ said Jack, uncomfortably, trnt relishing this sudden and intentional Introduetion 'of the Mellitus' name; for. .6... ..•••• • nn ttou enti teirn now - mere, Jack felt leas proud than ever of his own share in the rupture with Ethel. He thought, too, that Mr. Pell' tug would not have heard much to his credit from that source. \I see what you are thinking,\ Fell- ing observed; \but you are wrong. Mr. Mallett has spoken of you to me only as a promising man in your profession. The other nuttier that is in your mind I took the liberty of finding oat for my- self. Now, I have a proposition to make to you.\ things quietly, you would have given a good deal never to have seen her at all, and wished you had beh.$$d differently to Miss Mallett. , Jack jumped tip, his f eve beaming, and wrung Pelliug'e ha \I could not say it m self. but that Is really just how It has been in 11 II1e. 1 am not good at expressing my feelings; hot I know you are behaving very well to me—much better titan I deserve—and I thank you. And now what do you wish me to do?\ \Go right away for a few months. Write to we now and again, and I will take care that Miss Mailett hears what- ever is likely to he of use to you. Give her time to forget the indignity you have put on her and her love. I shall he on hand In the character of • benevolent patriarch, and the moment I see signa favorable to our plot I will bring about a meeting. The rest will lie with your- self.\ \How can I thank you?\ \You owe me no thanks. Relieve your mind on that point. What I am doing I do out of my sincere wish for Miss Mallett's happiness. If you really think your owe me anything pay it inekindnette to your wife after „you are married. Here _11 luncheon- Ars_ will talk by of your imniedlatet plans.\ • • • • • • • When they had finished luncheon, and Jack had left, Pelting laid down on the hard horsehair sofa, with his hands under his head, gaming steadfastly at the ceil- ing; and it was not until the evening, when the waiter came to light the gas, that he was roused from his deep rev- erie. He then pulled himself together, called for his bill, and having settled it, went out into the wretched night. When Pauline left her husband at the church door she knew that her schem- lug bad been futile, and that she could never agi6 show it., laos M ford; but it was not that which caused her the agony of mind she was suffer- ing. She had lost Jaek. The one pure, un- selfish cup of joy she had longed to taste had been snatched from her lips at the moment of raising.' She was stunned with despair. She paced up and down the platform at Charing Cross station, watching for Babette and concocting plans for ob- taining what ready money she could be fore the grand denouement came. She knew her jewels must he worth at least five thousand pounds, and, though some of them were heirlooms, and others had been bought with money obtained by her dishonesty, ehe would not scruple to ap- ply mem to ner personal use. Then she would draw at once two thotteand from her bankers. She would go and do this personally lest they might scruple to pay so large • stun on a check, And so she laid her miserable plane, refusing to listen for one moment to the prompting of her better nature, which would even now suggest her return to the husband whose only sin had been his poverty. CHAPTER XXII. Pelliug paused and looked attentively at the young man. Ile knew there was mit much generosity 'in giving Ethel up, as he could not merry her himself dur- ing the lifetime of his wife, and, hay- ing plenty of true manliness, he did not mean to niake any shoe Of the misers - tip pain that was gnawing at his heart: but he felt he ehould like to know what sort of man this was whose path lie intended to smooth for him as far as lay In his power; and, while he thought of this, the themory of Ethel's face. pained and sorrowful as he saw it when she made to him her confession of love for this Dornton came suddenly before him, Red he knew that the greatest kindnese h• eould de her would be to restore her - lover. Proomitly his -mid, abruptly: \You have netirly broken Ethel's heart.\ , Jack flushed furiously, and half roe* from his chair. Pelting motioned to him to keep calm. \1 asked you to be patient with roe,\ lie reminded Jack. \My motive should exenee me to you. The pith of the whole matter is this—was the engagement be- tween you and Ethel broken off in con - ',equate, of your infatuation for my wife, or had you ceased to care for her before you met Pauline? As man to nian, I ask you for a truthful answer.\ \1 can't for the life of me understand by what right,\ began Jack, hotly. \For heaven's sake, don't waste time in splitting straws when an much is at Make!\ Pelting said, Impetuously. \Yea can't understand my right to interfere? I will explain. I love Ethel Mallett as I never loved, never shall love, never be- lieved it possible to love; sod until this morning 'I had the hope of making her my wife wane de..., when she had had time te forget you. I think my love for her gives me the right to do what Iran to secure her happiness; and.1 believe her happiness rests with you. I can't have her myself, or I do not think I could be unselfish eiough to give her op. I might, but I don't think it. Now to re- turn to our point—was your infatuation for my wife the only cans* of the es- trangement between you two?\ Jack was greatly impreameti, is he un- derstood now why Polling spoke with so much effort, and he felt touched by his devotion. Added to this wee the feel- ing of shame that had oppressed him ever since his talk with Lord Sommers. .Com•—you needn't mind confessing your weakness to -me.\ Pelliog went on, encouragingly. \Bless you,, man, I know hove Pauline can twist any man round her finger if she likes to try I sup- pose' she was smitten with yam and spread her nets to snare you, end yon. am oasis( the same. found yourself enamored of aor without knowing how it happened. And I dare sny. X the tied were known, when the first mail buret Was over, Anil you thought out CHAPTER XXIII. Notwithstanding all Pilling's efforts, the story soon got into the newspapers, and, It being the dull season, was 'wised upon with avidity by the gossip puriey- ors. It was \dished\ and \redished\ day after day, with numteseless.distor- hone, exaggerations and additions. One society journal had it that the beautiful Miss M— of M— Park, in Exbridge- shire, had attempted to poison her hue - hand, to whom she had been secretly married only a month or two, in order to become the wife of a celebrated R. A., with whom she had fallen deeply In love; while another declared that the husband ',repented himself at the altar with pie tole and, dragging hie would -he sucees- 'tor outside the sacred edifice, insisted upon • duel there and then, Allti wound- ed him dangerously in the shoulder, end that the unfortunate man now lay in a most critical condition, while the hus- band had carried off his reluctant bride, a veritable prisoner, on board his yacht, for • twelvemonth's cruise in the Pa- cific. At last Felling, annoyed beyond meas- ure at these absurd stories, decided to ley bare the truth. With the assistance of his lawyer, he drew up a entwine state- ment of the real facts, giving his even and Pauline's name in frill, but suppress- ing Jack's. He carefully conveyed the idea that Pauline believed him to he dead, and gave the circumstance to her change of name as sofficient to account for his sot ha•1ng disco•pred her exist- ence since his return from Africa. This he sent to two of the daily newspapers. and, thus divested of all mystery, the story inet Its charm, end no longer af- forded any interest. Pelting 'ant one of these newspapers, with Ms own letter specially distinguish- ed. to Ethel by post, and the next morn- ing he celled in Buckingham Street to make matters clearer Ethers frank candor once more over- came the difficulties of the situation; she stood at the top of the stairs with her hands outstretched and her face bright with friendly intermit. \I have been longing to see yon,\ she began, warmly, as they entered the room; \w• have both so much that is wonder- ful to tell each other!\ She looked at him stesdfastly as he stood in the light from the window, and what she saw in his face quickened her pulse with a sudden pity, but she would not give way to the impulse that urged her to console MM. She went on, a lit- tle hurriedly at first: \I can Mee that your pleasant news la in some way mixed up with painful thoughts; so, as mine le altogether pleas- ant. I shall speak first. To begin -papa 'awe home laid night, and he has bennght the most wonderful news; It is like a fairy tale! I don't suppom you knelt' yet that your wife is my ropier . —Captain Polling started -St the wards—\I know you 'wonlil he granny pleased.. My fath- er is not really Mr. Mallett--hia true nsm• is Sir Geoffrey Mailing, and his Is Your wde's node. la some extraordinary way, which papa will oxplatn, the whole' TIPIUmprr CALLA. ed the Idallingford property aims to lb* in the event of Paulistes Shaming 111111°. 114.11 Waralag Nsts to Mai lharediosemed. under so, y twenty-five ent7- o fi n seveee we are gehig to be utkeeeeeeelie's c vary great people. I believe *other Was not so well horn as palm and the late baronet was so snetr when he hoard of the marriage that, ha disinherit- ed papa, who at (thee 'hanged 14s name and worked hard to keep his wits. 1 hops you are uot angry with es because we are going to take away your wife's wealth. Of room that Is only nun - stoic! I know you are not angry; I've heard you say often hew glad you would have hoer' to share what you have with her.\ Ethel palmed. Pelliug did not speak, and she felt a little anxious. She had 4iintentionally stumbled upon the sub- ject; but she knew it could not be avoided between them, so she screwed up her courage and went on: \Perhaps I should not say what I am going to say; but no real harm can come from straightforwardnes. We have been such good friends in the past that we need not stay to pick and choose our sortie to each other, need we? 1 want to congratulate yes on the recovery of your wife; but there is something In your face that cheeks me • Will you tell me all about it?\ \I can't tell you all about it.\ he anti. \I only know that my wife refused to have anything to do 'with me, and that she Ls now In Paris.\ \If I were you I should go to Paris, too.\ \1 'tutelaries I ought—In fact, I know 1 ought—and I have tried to make up my mind to go; hut I eannot.\ For an instant he dropped his head upon his hand, and a great rush of pity set Ethel's . heart beating oddly. He pulled himself together with an impa- tient exclamation. \What a bore you must think, me!\ ho said,' Welly. nLet us impute sub- ject. If I ever find you can help me In any way, I will come so you at once. As things are now, the less said the better. And so you are to possess the wealth which Pauline has forfeited? I am very glad—very, one,\ d—vory, very glad—on all Recounts \And that bir . \It will make Dornton's task harder.\ The blood rushed over Ethel's face in a quick flush, and it left again as quick- ly. \I don't know what you mean,\ she said. \I mean that Dornton was beguiled by My unhappy wife into doing as he did, that he was not master of his own ac- tions, and that lie would glee a very great deal to be assured of your entire forgiveness. He has loved you all through his mad folly. He told me so himself on the very day of the wedding, before he could have known anything of the change in your worldly affairs; so, when you think of him in the future, you must not believe he was governed by mere& .nary 'considerations.\ \Thank you for your kind defense of him,\ she responded, rising as her fath- er entered the room. \1 will remetnber to do as you say:\ and she turned gayly to the door. \And now let me intro- duce you to Sir Geoffrey M•Iling of m•inngtord Park.\ • • • • • • • A few weeks later Ethel Arid her father were settled at Mallingford, All the necessary legal formalities had been gone through, and the county families had called upon Sir Geoffrey and his Meighter. Lord Summers had suggest- ed that the baronet should have A public reception; but Sir -Geoffrey had sternly and emphaticaRy opposed any such dem- onstration. So father and daughter had come down and been met at the rillway station by the family carriage, aud had BODO quietly to their respective rooms. after shaking hands with a few of the old servants whom Sir Geoffrey retnembered in his brother's time, and had eaten their first dinner at Mallingford Its if they had but just returned from a short visit. (To esi continued.) IF MAR is the father of failure. Guilt makes a rocky pillow. Wrong cannot defend right At the worst our troubles last no longer than our joys. Divine love for men is born of hu- man interest in them. There is no rest on the road that runs from work. No man finds rest until hi knows that Godrii11gbt --- There are no real riches sissept through righteousness. The devil always approves of plans for patching humanity. You will not preserve the Sabbath until It is precious to you. Our welcome in heaven does not de- pend on our wandering here. The revocation of passes doesn't wor- ry the man on the Zion train. He to whom all things were holy never slighted any holy thing. Manna now in an earnest of milk and honey in the land to come. Familiarity not only breeds con- tempt, but it cultivates blindness. Our appetites become iniquitous as soon as they block our aspirations. He who thinks only of his dividends tuts invested himself with the devil. Obedience is not the blindfolding of our wills, but the vision of the higher wilL Population of the Philippines. The density of population, in the Philippines le 67 per square mile. The Inhabitants are usually found on or near the coast, except In the isliind of Luzon, where about half the people live In the two rich valleys In the In- terior. Only one -seventh of the dell- ized population live inland, bid the wild peoples are confined sluiced en- tirely to the interior. In the archi- pelago there are 13,400 barrios or vil- lages, with art average population of 500 inhabitants. The average else of the barrio varies widely lu different provinces. A number of adjaeent bar- rios form a pueblo or municipal unit, and thus there is practically no rural population. Threelifthe of the popu- lation live in villages of less than 1,000 Inhabitants and 4 per cent in towns of over vs* There are four towns with • population exceeding 10,000 each, and NS with a poptilation exceeding 5.000. Manila Is the only incorporated city in the Islands, awl its Inhabitants number 219.1r21t. Bored There. \Didn't you used to board with iin up to Mrs. Gadfly's?\ asked the thin necked man. \Tee replied Brightman, curtly. - Why, don't you board there still?\ \Because I wax.\ -- Philadelphia Peen. He Waited Me Langer. \You may refuse me now,\ said the persistent suitor. \but I can wait 'All things come to him who waits'\ \Yee replied the dear girl, \and I geese the first thing will be father; I hear him on the stairs.\—Philadelpbla ',edger. Progress. - \How are you coming on with your new system of weether pretlIctionr \Well answered the prophet cheer- ily; \I can always get the kind of weather all right, but I haven't quite auccetaled in hitting the dates exact- ly \—Washington Star. , Oeld et the Breakfast Tuttle. \Explorers say there's something awful Iti the silence of the paler re- gions\ \deft why don't they Ink* their wives siong?\—Atlanta ENSLAVING OF THE CHILD. Vest Arming of Pear Children a:aor- tas Oct Their Unliiippy Lives. The factory wants the child. There is little to suggest the Magic Piper in its whistle, yet the summons brings the children scurrying down the bro- ken stairs of poverty and want, and the factory doors close upou them by tens of thousands, leaving their child- hood outside. The factory wants the child and will pay for him; the child, and often his parents, can see no value In a birthright as balanced against a little handful of silver; only the state and the disintereited public are left to care and protest. Perhaps the present attitude of tem- pered humanity, which still allows children of thirteen to work all night and keeps boye and girls of nine from ten to fourten hours at the spindles for wages ranging from ten to twenty cents, will seem as incomprehensible, one hundred years hence, as the past feeding of \workhouse brats\ to the factorieedoes to us. But the new measure of what i.e humane cannot be come established unless we know clearly what Is happening and how and where the children are at work. Knowing, we must care. Ruskin said, \Luxury at present, can only be en- joyed by the ignorant; the cruelest man living could not sit at his feast unless he sat blindfold.\ Picture an army of one minion, seven hundred thousand children, all under fifteen, and then realize that that army tramps, day after day, not to school and playground, but to the factories, fields, mines and workshops of these United States. One million, seven hundred thousand was the num- ber of child laborers estimated when the eenius of 1900 was taken; only the God of fallen sparrows knows what It Is by this time. In twenty years preceding 1900 the number of boys in manufacturing and mechanical pur- suits—boys between tett and fifteen— had Increased one hundred per cent; the number of girls, one hundred and !My per cent; but only fifty per cent Increase had been added to the popu- lation. To -day, in spite of all the child - labor agitation of the past few years, It Is estimated that forty thousand children under sixteen are at work In Pennsylvania alone, and the Southern mills are said to employ twenty thou- sand children not yet twelve —Success Magazine. ...Patent Pending.\ Although Miss Hobbs had need her whole life in a New Hampshire village, she saw no reason why her horizon should be narrow or her circle small At the age of sixty she was relieved of the last -of her family cares by' the death of a paralytic; she then promptly joined the Society for Dispelling Gloom and began correapondence with eight other members In different parts of the country. She began to send papers by mall to one of the Boston shops, anti at last announced her intention of going to the city for a day or two. In the care of a Roston niece. Elm Hobbs made a‘ tour of the shop*, but she Intended to reserve her purchasing for the one that \had done so well by her through the mall.\ \I've got a little lid of things they have advertised special.\ said Miss Hobbs, and when they reacheri the dr alred shop she consulted the slip of paper held tightly in her hand, then she looked benevolently over her glamor at the- young man behind the counter. \Whoreabout shall we find that `patent pending' I see ddrertingel on that new darning egg your folks sent me?\ she asked bitn. \It's ouch a melons name, I'm all of a whew to rim It.\ A tiosipeognii.... Rho- I em very tarry. Mr Jones. that I cannot accept your affection. Re- -Then, all you have to do, my deer madam, Is to return It. Bald , more Ataberican. OLDEST LOCOMOTIVE SOW --- Tbe out of date loeomotive herewith illustrated Is a relic qt the earl/ adjs of railroading in America, but modern progress -1n this AtreCtlan has not yet succeeded in relegating It to the junkshop. It is still In us. on the Cumberland Valley line, and although It Is not remarkable as i mountain climber it still does good service as a yard engine, •••%••••••••••••••,\•••••••% The ocean contains about 2,139 grains of salt and other solids per gal- lon, and the Dead Sea about 19,700 grains per gallon. Glass bricks, a German product, are translucent, but not transparent, and possess the advantages of, being acid proof and of harboring no disease germs. The celluloid wind 12reens of auto- mobiles give great risk of fire. Very fine copper gauze is said to have proven a satisfactory substitute, being easily seen through and non -Inflammable, while it does not crack like celluloid. The low efficiency of Ole steam en- gine tempts inventors with great possi- bilities of saving fuel. M. Cantor, a European engineer, has hit upou an altogether new form of heat engine, and proposes to use for power the ex pension of the gas produced by the burning of liquid fuel—like petroleum and alcohol—when sprayed upon a white hot oxidizing tnatetial, like oxide of copper. The oxygen removed from the copper ovide would he re- stored by an air Jet. Pending practi- cal test, It is claimed that the highest possible rate of expansion would be produced in the working gee, and that a greatly increased thermoydynatnie efficiency would be secured, l'rofessor W. E. Ayrton points out that the common expressions \buying electricity\ and \consuming electric current\ are misleading. No electrici- ty is used up in lighting buildings, driving machinery, and propelling care and trains. \Just as much electricity flows away per minute, through the return conductor, from your electric- ally lighted house as flows -to it through the. coming condtfetor. The electric current Is like a butchere cart carrying round meat—you no more consume current than you consume cart. It is not the vehicle but what it leaves behind that the consumers buy, meat In the case of the butcher's cart, and energy in the case of the electric current.\ The construction of an ordinary tele- graph-lIne between Lima, on the Pa- cific side of the Andes in Peru, and Iquitos, near the Amazon, being all but impossible, because of the density of the forests and the animosity of the ignorant natives, the wireless method is to be employed. Already communication by wireless telegraphy exists 'between Lima and Puerto Ber- mndez, and this line will be extended to Iquitos, a distance of about tioo miles, with three intermediate stations If the enterprise succeeds, It Is the in- tention to extend the wireless com- munication across the whole width of Brazil to Mimeos and Para, thus link- ing the Atlantic and Pacific oceans across the Andes and the great Bra- zilian plains. The Pomelo, itometintes called the Chinese breadfruit, a citrus -fruit which may be described as a cross be- tween 'the orange, and the grapefruit, oembining the good points of both, la the subject of an Interesting report by Mr. Anderson, the United States con- sul at 14angcbow Mr. Anderson re - yards inis the finest fruit grown in the far East. He believes that It might be introduced with profit Into the southern United States. Already, It is understood, • few persons In this country are cultivating the pomelo, but not upon a commercial Seale. In China, It is believed, this fruit has been cultivated for at least 2,000 years. The bent pomeina In the world are said to come from a little valley near a large Chinese city named Chang Chew. lying Inland from Amoy, and not yet opened to foreign trade. The sum- mers In this valley are hot and rather damp, and the winter's are without Se- vere frosts. SIX YEARS AT CANANES. litountalue\ Mimeo New Pre- duelnes 48,000.000 a Tear. Six years ago at Cansnes, Mex., one would have **Wed an Irregular range of low mountains, eighteen _miles long —\lost mountains\ the geologists coil them, because they are connected with as other rings, says Leslie's Weekly They are mere \stubs the tops worn down by the powerful action of the elements, and the valleys Oiled by em don. These 'lost\ hills were barren sod bleak. Sometimes a bunch of stray cattle would rang* among the mountains, but no white men made his abode there. liven the beasts of prey avoided this solitary range. There Was no wilder, lonelier spot in the whole world than the \lost mountains\ of Cananes. That was six years ago. Now they are the seat of the third largest cop- per mine in the world, the site of a city of 20,000 inhabitants. In the mine there are thirty-three miles of under- ground workings; 5,000 men are . tak- ing out of the earth end riming through reduction plants end smelters 2,500 tons of rock daily, producing in topper, gold and silver more than $9,- 000,000 every year. Already the mines have yielded $35,000,000, The' \lost mountains\ are the scene of tremen- dous Industry. There are ,great fur- naces with smoking stacks, ore bins, foundries, shops, electric light plants, L'e and water plants, shaft houses, con- centrators, broad and narrow gauge railroads, street cars, a telephone sys- tem, banks, stores, schools, a hospital ond all the other activities of a modern mdtpitriel town. SHOEING OF AN AFRICAN MULE. The picture herewith given :comes from Greytown, Natal, and shows the method of shoeing a refractory mule which is In vogue in that faraway re- gion. By means of pulleys, ropes and a wide leather band the autlruisul Is putt Into a frame, Its head renting on it pedded bar, it front legs bent and fastened to side bars, and its hind legs attached to a stout crossbar. 'Co pre- vent damage from the hoofs two coarse bags are tied about them. Thus protected from all active Interference on the part of the animal, the shoer mey do his duty with comparative safety. The Revenant of Realises& On the opening day of the Sha-Ho battle there were many deeds et he roism, writes the author of \An -Eye- Witness In Manchuria.\ One inci- dent, he says, brought out clearly the terrible nature of the encounter. During the Russian retreat a gen- eral commanding a division noticed an officer and some forty men returning through the lines. It appeared as if It were a small party which had been charged with some outpost duty and had shown the white feather. he -emir -11 at their apparent coward - tee, the generitl rode up to the officer and asked him what he meant by de - setting his post. With a somewhat grim simile the officer, saluting, said: \Air this is all that is left of my regim o 1„1\ Tha egiment had gone into action over two thousand strong. A Pertly In Dielretie,.... Queen Wilheimina of Holtan‘ gpasi to be as fond of her dolls 84 Ely other little girl. and her dolls went through the sarue experience that dolls with Imaginative motuers usually undergo. Oneday, at dinner in the palace, her small majesty made her appearance when dessert Wall served, and placed herself next to a courtly old general. After eating some fruit the little girl turned her gaze op at him and so- riounly exclaimed, \I wonder you're not afraid to eft next to me!\ Everybody at the table turned to- ward the childish voice. \On the contrary,\ said the general, \I'm but too pleased and honored to sit next to my future queen. Why should I he afraid?' \'Cause and the little girl .looked quite woebegone. \my &din have the messlee-they'r• all of them down with It' , The Wirrito of Rho. \Adam—Adam repeated St Peter, meditatt:ely; \the edam attend fa- miliar, but—\ \I explained the applicant \come from Eden. I am the progenitor of the whole human race.\ \And you,\ thundered St. Pets,. \you hare the nerve to apply for ad. mission beret Prost! Show the gen- tleman below.\—Puck. Souse mew are sod boos bodies that the look as oat of s pita Jai a restau- rant it noes es a boaselamess does on the tenet at Nasal The wise old hen chuckles to herself whet abs isle I 1111111 Irrthe to make a fortune with ea issababod Sine of a Waits% hat has astbiaa to de with the pries, 4,• •00 • 05

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