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A WEEKLY PAPER DEVOTEO TO THE INTERESTS OF A LIVE AND GROWING TOWN
VOL. IX.
WATERTOWN, CONNECTICUT
NO. 35.
TABBING AND FILLING
WOODRUFF AVENUE
mvnio D. ATWOOD
FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 1924.
LOCAL NEWS NOTES
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THEIR FIRST 8ET-BAGK
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BY FALL ON BOTTLE
Former Woodbory
Reddent
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Passes Away at Bis Home
Bethlehem Hajr-tcwsen Said tobe Sylvester Farrell was a week- j Austin Allen of Culler street. Lightning Strikes Barn Stunning
Eipbt Cows Just as He
end visitor in Meriden.
: while doing chores about his
in Watertown
Axudoni to take the Water
home Tuesday morning fell on
Changes His Position
Out of Watertown
Thornton MeClcary ban pur- a broken bottle and suffered a
(From Woodbury Ueporter)
Watertown was visited hy a
deep gasli in his hand, which
Many Woodbury people atAbe Debunker's" Independ- chased a Kord roadster.
necessitated eleven st it Hies to severe eleitrical storm Saturday
tended the funeral of Irving D. ents received their first set-back
Atwood at Watertown, last Sun- of the season at the hands of the
Postmaster John V . Abbott if* close the wound. Mr. Allen was morning, and the heavy rain
day afternoon. Mr. Atwood was American Legion team in Thom- enjoying a ten days vacation, j taken to the Wiiicrhury hospital caused a great ninny washouts on
as the felasx severed a chord and the different, ronds of the town.
born in Woodbury August 17, aston last Sunday by^ an 8-5
1865, and was the second son of score. Deland, who was on the E. H. Lamphier of Main street it was necessary to place him IIII- The liiirn belonging to Daniel
he late Albert D. and Eliza. At- firing line for Watertown, pitch- is in Detroit on a business trip. der ether before anything could |Shami<ii, i>n Cherry avenue, bad
wood, the first son, Eugene P. ed good ball and a number of
be done with the injured hand. ilie ••iiriier ripped away by one
Atwood, having died some years errors lost the game for Water- George A. Harper has purchas- The doctor in charge states Mr. holt nf the lightning. When the
ago. Mr. • "Atwood had suffered town. In order to emerge a vic- ed a new Reo speed wagon.
Allen is improving as well as can II.IIII was struck eight enws licnuch from asthma for several tor Thomaston found it necessary
he cspcctcd,and a ipiiek I ov- •oujriii';- to .Mr. Shannon w«-re
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Miss Anna Dunn of Stamford ;rv is looked for.
•kei| over hy the lij.'htninsr
ters sought relief in the South. town in order to be able to com- was a Sunday visitor in town.
•iii'i wi'i-e in a stunned condition
Last winter his condition - was pete with the locals. By winPlayground to Open Monday В°nr ahout ten minutes. Mr Shausuch that he deemed it unwise to ning this game Thomaston has Dr. Wilbur J. Moore of Chesh- The playground,
conducted • •-ii li.nl just finished milking on
'eave his Watertown home.
evened the series of one game ire was a recent visitor in town. each yeac by the, Watcrtown Civ- h-il etui of the hiirn and had left
ic. Union will open for the season !:h<- spot iinly a few seconds, to
For many years deceased was apiece, and the third and decidMiss Minnie Fitzpatrick -is. ill on Monday. A .'large e(|ni|.iti:'iit ook hack iind sec eight of his
engaged in the hotel business in ing game will.be decided by a
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at her home on Woodruff ave- has been added to the playground rows sprawling on the ground.
Woodbury. Retiring from that coin-toss.
this year, and a successful season
lUfliness some years ago he en- Next Sunday, it is probable nue. ;
is looked for.
T i m e to•••'» s w i i i m i i n "
gaged in the livery business and that Paul Johnson of Bethlehem
the buying and selling of homes. willrgt't his hay-tbsitera together Dudley Hubbard and family
When the automobile livery be- and engage 'the Indies in a base-, of Hartford are ^pending the Will
came ail established fact he dis- ball game. I'auf has been on the Kunimer mouths in town.
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used of his horses and carried trail of the locals for some time
ni an automobile livery, and his an he figures his team has enough
Mrs. Walter McGowan is con- I
services were much in. demand by class now to take the water out fined to her home on Cherry ave- i
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orivate families who recognized of Watertown.
The Bethlehem nue'by illness.
in Mr. Atwood a careful and in* hoys have tried oh numerous oci
'ellige.nt operator of the horse- casions to turn this trick, but all Hary Ashenden of Milwaukee, i
less vehicle. A few years ago they got in return was "ice Wise, is visiting at his home on I
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Clifford, were engaged in busi- entire community of Bethlehem
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kerwin i
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ness, and continued to reside, so confident of their team's abil- •if Porter street are visiting relaI
there at the time of his death. ity, are planning to hike to the tives in ('aiupobello, N. B.. Can- i
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In addition to his sons he is sur- ball game. The game is sched- ada.
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vived by his wife and one broth- uled to start at 3 p. in.
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Ms. II. B. McCrone of North
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A number of Watertown peo- street is visiting at her hon.o in
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Rev. and Mrs. F. B. Whiteonie ple journey to Thomaston on Fri- Andover, Mass.
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of Deforest street are visiting day evenings to attend the week§
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ly band concerts which are given ,Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Luffman
Mends in California.
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every Friday evening by the I of Deland, Florida, are spending i
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summer
months
in
town.
Our local reading matter is Thomaston band.
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account of the demand for adver- Don't overlook the interesting Jean Marie, daughter of Mr. i
and Mrs. Francis Plyiin, has been
reading on the inside pages.
tising space.
seriously ill at, her home on
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Selectman Brahen Said to Be Doing a Job That Will Make a
a Regular Boulevard
Woodruff avenue, which has
been in a deplorable condition
for some time is being repaired,
which will be very pood news to
the many travelers who use this
highway.
Woodruff avenue is
oj-.e of the heaviest traveled roads
in town and of late large holes
have been worn'in the roadway
by the heavy trucks which travel
ove,r it. Selectman Brahen has
taken charge of the repairing of
1h is road and when completed peo
pie can rest assured that Woodruff
avenue will be a • regular boulcviird. Mr. Brahen has considerable, experience in road making,
as is evidenced by the excellent
new roads the town lias built
during the last few years.
SURPRISED BY FRIENDS
ON 2STH ANNIVERSARY
There' was a surprise party at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford
Gee last Thursday night in honor
of Mr. and Mrs. Prank Monroe,
it being their twenty-fifth anniversary of their marriage. Thirty of their friends and relatives
were present to congratulate
them. They were the recipients
of many useful presents in silver,
pyrex and linen. The rooms
were nicely decorated, the cn.lpr
scheme being pink and white.
After a very enjoyable social
time refreshments were served.
Dr. K. 0. Keade, who was called to his home in South Carolina
by the serious illness of hissister.
has "returned to Watertown- and
reports his sister very mueh improved. During his absence Dr.
Garcia of Waterbury had charge
of his practice here.
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Mrs. Ellen II. Scovill, who tints
been spending the winter in California, has reopened her summer
residence on the Woodbury road.
A barn dance wttt he given at
Thompson's barn on Fr'ulay evening.
THE UNIVERSAL'CAR
Lester W. Atwood and his
mother, Mrs. B. C. Atwood. expect t<> «»"'• "» July ">th for Europe.
SUMMER'S HERE!
Miss Lillian Pegrum of Montelair, N.J., is visiting at the home
of Mrs. N. P.. Miller on N>rth
street.
What's Summer but Out-doors ?
What's Out-doors Without a Car ?
Mrs. liouis Brandineyer and
son George, who have been visiting in Washington, I). ('., have
returned to their home on. Woodruff avenue.
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Announcement has been made
of the engagement of John V.
Abbott of this place to Miss Lillian Pegrum, of Montelair. N.. J! _
Both Mr. Abbott and Miss P e g ! !
rum are well known iu town. Mr.
Abbott being appointed Watertown 1'ostmiistcr about a year
ago. while Miss Pegrum has been
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engaged as a school teacher iu
the public schools of Montclairr.
up
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The Girls club held their weekly meeting in their rooms in the •
Community building Tuesday I
evening and the delegates who!
attended the Girls club e.onven-i
(ion which was held in Northhampton read their reports . of
the'affair. The club has decided to discontinue 7their , :weekly
si'mncr durinir tin* 'summer, but
will Imlil thin ueekh nucttngs
OUTEE WILCOX FLINT, INC.
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WATKRBHtY, CONN.
Girls' Club Weekly Meeting
Make This the Best Summer You Have Ever Had!
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Early June selling just
wiped out our stock of
Boys' Suits—this enabled us to buy when
the manufacturer was
very anxious to sell—
they are here now,
bought below value,
giving you better quality than usual at $10,
$12.50, $15, $19,
including extra knickers
Harold H. Madden of tti"
Woodbnry road is in Ke.mwhn.
Wisconsin, on a business trip for
the Amcicaii Kniss Co. of Water
bury.
from
DANIEL SHANNON
HAS NARROW ESCAPE
Hill Straet, WTERTOWK.
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CONNECTICUT
MOSTLY TRUE
nave sad bent bis ayaa
the dead face, slowly
"Course. I dont tow
projeets al Ibis Ufa
realisms.
SUCCEEDS
STATE BRIEFS
"but It's the best I
have many
raler
The-woodsman stooped; rake* thВ«
island, got В«n the boose-boat without mass of hair down; brought the red
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lettln' Tesie know I was there and lock into view; spread his band over
. By bearing with an ancient tojurj
By DAVID ANDERSON
found out she was safe.
the lower part of the fact to aWe tiw
wnton accepts Middlebrook gift at yea iBTita a a*
Then, without lettta* 'er know it beard.
tract for new achoouotue.
was me. 1 moved the house-boat and
"By the lord—Ken Colin."
Stamford Knights of Columbus seat
Victor aid vanquished never unit*
hid it in a new place; left her locked
Jack took his hand away from ewer
CHAPTER XVIII—Continue*.
m a hearty agreement
wreath to new Masonic home.
in—b'cause I thought It would be the the beard; scraped the hair carefully
The shad are running heavy in the
By LAURA MILLER
With a cry, Jack Warhope caught up safest place she could be Jlst then— back into place.
If yon sail with a bad wind, yon
vicinity of Haddam, Bast Haddam and
"They say that red lock cornea down
the unconscious girl in his arms, to dis- and hurried here t' watch the house,
need to understand tacking.
Hadlyme.
cover that she must have been In the fully b'lievtn' they Intended tf rob the from ol' Red Colin, a sea pirate hun.New N. Y* N. E R R. Co. time
W. m В« . by t*urВ» Millar
dreds of years ago, that It shows up
river, for her garments were complete- safe t'night
If you gase too long at the moon
table
boosts Bridgeport Industrial and
"About midnight they come. J^- every three V four generations, ally saturated and her hair hung about
yon may fall Into the gutter.
BARLEYCORN
AND
residential
advantages.
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kllled Black Bogus and hurt Hopkins, w'ys bringln' along with it a drop 'r
her shoulders, sodden and dripping.
Bridgeport Council to be asked to
BUSINESS
He was wrapping his hunting blouse but he—got away. Texle must 'a; two of bad blood. It shore played the
Words will never be wanting If yra
reject
over eighty petitions for abatedevil
with
Ken."
deal with a well-considered subject.
about her when, with a startled ex- broke out o' the house-boat somehow
ment
of
taxes.
"Didn't It!" was Uncle Nick's
A great .honor descended on Ypslclamation, he Jerked away his hand and swum ashore. I didn't know it,
Alumni and faculty of the Yale
and held it up between his face and Ihe but she was Jlst comln" into the yard thoughtful comment—"robbed and lantt, Mich, not long ago. President School of Law celebrated at New
Happy a subject when the prince Is
murdered
'is
ol'
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man,
an'
then
sky—It was'smudged with blood. He when 1 Jumped out o' the winder after
Harding was choosing ten delegates Haven the 100th anniversary of the guided by Justice, not his passionate
bent over the girl—blood was stream-. Hopkins, and that last shot be fired preached 'Is funeral—Lord 1"
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to represent the United States gov- founding of the school with centen- will.
A short silence fell.
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Ing from her right shoulder and run- at me hit her."
ernment at the International Congress nial exercises.
.
It
was
a
tremendous
recital,
brief;
-I
could
V
killed
'lm
there
at
the
Beware of the man whose promises
nlug down her side. Thut last bullet
Nancy, 8-year-old daughter of Mr.
Against Alcoholism held in Denmark
from the edge of the yard—It had terse; not quite true; yet anything but safe," the woodsman mused, half to In August One of the ten was Mrs. and Mrs. James CaprlgUone, of Bran- are lighter than the breath that utters
false; by far the longest speech he himself, "but I—didn't I only shot
found the core of a tragic target.
ford, was Instantly killed when she them.
1'lcking her up In his arms, he ran had ever made In his life, even with away 'U gun and fought 'Im fair. B. L. Calkins of "the town with the WAS run over by an automobila near
so
much
left
out.
He
saw
questions
When
he
was
down,
with
Ms
hair
all
queer
name."
He who knows not the way to the
around to the kitchen, dnshed the door
Mojitowese street
sea should.make the river his comAnd thereby hangs a tale. Once
open and laid her on the sofa In the still In the eyes fixed upon him. A mussed up and the red lock worked
Lieutenant
Governor
Hiram
Bingmoan came from the parlor bedroom— out In sight, that was the first time I upon a time—to begin In the approved
sitting room.
htm, J. Henry" Roraback and Repre- panion.
He had wrapped her In blankets and every other consideration gave knowed 'im. After that I tried f— fashion—a mutual acquaintance told sentative Schuyler Merrltt will be
way
to
the
sufferer.
save
'im
and
let
M
m
git
.away,
not
me of Mrs. Calkins. "Left, a widow
It Is foolish pride which causes a
snatched from the purlor bedroom,
Alone with Uncle Nick, the woods- knowln' he had another pistol hid on without Income or apparent means of among the principal speakers at ,a man to get wet rather than ride in the
tore up a sheet for bandages and was
Republican
dinner
to
be
held
on
June
doing his best to stop the blood, when man securely fastened the window 'lm. When he thought 'e had me off making one," the story commenced, as 26 at Roton Joint
carriage of an Inferior.
there cume the sound of a mun run- that hud been pried open, closed the guard, he turned around quick and I recall It "Nothing to go on except
shot;missed
me—and
hit—her."
Now
that
the
summer
vacation
for
door
on
the
gruesome
scene
and
went
that strenuous determination to meet
It Is always the adventurers who
ning across the yard, and the nest.moHe stood a long time silent, his head *ate, that Roosevelt standardized the school children is close at band accomplish great things and not the
nient Unele Xlck, doubtless alarmed by to the kitchen. Curious faces were berailroad officials at Derby are making monarchs of ereat empires.
that last shot—coming us It did upon ginning to gather in the yard. He half bent aside, bis thoughts doubtlesa among American characteristics.''
preparations for keeping the school
back where a hapless sufferer lay
the heels of the housekeeper's story— turned to the old mnn.
The Immediate way out that aba children off railroad property and pre"Uncle Nick."—his voice showed the moaning; turned at last; gazed at the took, escapes my memory., But sfia
was calling and pounding at the sitting
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strain he was under—"send them knife, burled to a gruesome depth In didn't run off to Detroit or Chicago or venting accidents.
room door. Jack threw It open.
Mrs.
Frank
I.
Cobb
and
guest,
Miss Take Colac Qat Pleasant, Quick Relief.
away.
Tell
'era
as
little
as
possible,
the
blood-mussed
shirt-front
of
the
••Texie's hurt!" he cried. "QuickNew York on tbe. plea that all the
Doctor Arnold—and Aunt Liza and hut for—her sake, keep 'em away— fallen man; glanced up at his old money to be made was piled up In the Davis, of Darien, spent a morning at I Coated with a substance Impervious to
Jerry Brown above all, If he happens friend and found the deep-set eyea money centers. She stuck to the peo- Norfield School, Weston. Miss Davis gastric Juices Colac Pile Pills pass Into
Mrs. Curry."
f wake up and tnke It Into 'Is head t' studying him In thoughtful retrospec- ple she knew. Somehow she got Into is greatly, interested in country lower bowel where they stimulate stagWithout a question the old man hur- come up here. And I 'low y'u better tion.
schools, being supervisor of the rural nant circulation and drive Piles away.
real, estate.
ried away. ••'.•
git somebody t' ride In after the coroschools of Duluth, Minn.
Easy to take. 60 cents at druggists.
"Uncle-Nicky what sort of a lockThe strenuous determination grew.
The woodsman had brought the can- ner."
.
Stephen Manszewskl. four-year-old
have y'u got on y'ur Jaw?"
So
did
the
money.
At
the
time
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dle out of the room ..where-the •deadBon of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony MansThe old man nodded and turned tp
"Tight as a clam shell, If you say
Plane Flie* Over Andea
heard, the story the unencumbered sewskl, of Ansonla, discovered a small
robber lay, .closed the door and was the door. The other caught his sleeve. so," "Was the ready answer.';..* A Danish aviator in an American
capital
was,
as
I
recall
It,
$20,000
or
doing his best to stop the blood and
bar
of
sweet
chocolate
that
had
been
"And when it's light, I wish y'u'd
plane flew over the Andes with a pas"I'm askln' y'u t' lock if—his words
restore the girl to consciousness, when sneak up Eugle holler a little and were serious and slow. "It ain't no use |30,(fo0.
saturated with carbolic acid for the senger, the first time the feat wus ever
ihe doctor ran In. •,
Here comes in the sequel of the tale. purpose of killing rate and without accomplished.
f worry—her"—he jerked his head
A hurried word or two and he'was at
down the gulch—"by lettin' 'er Hod I wrote Mrs. Calkins for the story of realising the danger the youngster ate
the hurt shoulder. The bullet—It was
her real estate venture.
the chocolate and died shortly after.
Cutlcura for Pimply Faces.
out It was—him—"
his first care. With quick skill he huntSettlement In the $350,000 aliena- To remove pimples and blackhead*
"I was much amused when I read
He guzed down at the sprawled body.
ed It; fortunately located it almost Im'.Tin askln' you t' 'tend f layln' 'lm your letter," she answered. "Bless tion suit brought by Mrs. Thomas C. smear them with Cutlcura Ointment.
mediately. It had just missed the lung,
out and buryln' 'lm; and be p'Inted you, all Tve done In real estate Is Jnst Beach against her father-in-law, Wash off in five minutes with .Cutl.ranged upward and lodged barely bep'tlc'Iar t' keep 'Is hair combed BO'S the a sideline. My real Job has been fight- Charles Edward Beach, and her hus- cura Soap and hot water. Once dear
neath the skin at the top of the shoulred lock don't show. Nobody would ing John Barleycorn. But I'll ses band's aunts, Edith and Mary Beach, keep your skin clear by using them for
der. He made a smull incision and
know 'lm only by that The way he what I can make of It as soon as I all of West Hartford, has been made, 'dally toilet purposes. Don't fall to Inprobed It out.
had 'lmself cobbled up—them clothes find time—If you're sure you want a according to Hugh M. Alcorn, lawyer clude Cutlcura Talcum. Advertisement.
He had washed the wound and had
for Mrs. Beach.
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and spec's and whiskers, and the way story on a 'Main Street' scale."
it nearly dressed when Aunt Eliza
Louis Chain, 80, a Becond-hand
•e.talked, and 'Is face puckered up the
Not unnaturally, she never found
Her Fortune
came running In, followed an Instant
way 'e kep* It—he didn't look a bit time for the story when passports and clothing' dealer, who conducts a store
"What would you say her fortune
later by Mrs. Curry, flurried and pantmore like Ken Colin than you do.Stay such more important "affairs claimed at 68 Oak street, New Haven, was ar- Is?"
Ing. Changing Texie's sodden garhere, and I'll, send Al up with Doctor her time. So here It Is with the "side- rested on a charge of being the
"A small but attractive figure exments for dry ones, while the woodsArnold's stretcher f he'p y* carry 'lm line" overshadowed by the President's "fence," who has been disposing of all presses It, I'd say."
man built a fire In the kitchen stove,
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recognition of her value on the main the clothing and other valuables
they laid her. between warm blankets
stolen by Harry Patterson, alias the
He stooped to straighten the dead Job.
Ton nevar can know how raparlor li Dr.
in the parlor bedroom.
Pecry'a "Dead Shot" for Worma until yoВ»
"dinner burglar." ,
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man and—a subconscious act of comShe
did
not
get
the
appointment
K v 7 triad It. m Paarl St.. N. T. Adr.
Picking up the candle, the woodsman
Whether Bridgeport Is to have a
passion, perhaps—to get the cramped through any "pull." She got It becrossed the floor, threw open the door
arm out from under him. As he moved cause the folks near home, the same personal tax collector or not depends
Ship Frozen Food
of the room where the dead robber lay
the arm, the frock coat fell open and a folks that she bad years before de- on the report to be made to the counCold storage shipments by water
and motioned for the two men.
cil
by
City
Attorney
A.
L.
DeLaney.
piece of soiled white paper stuck in a cided were good enough to live with
have BO Increased that nearly l.TO.OOOEven the doctor started, aghast, at
'pocket of the vest caught his eye.
and. work with, wanted her recognized. Administration leaders are understood tons of frozen food was shipped
the gruesome, huddled form sprawled
to
be
a
wee
bit
skeptical
about
the
He drew it forth, glanced over the More distant neighbors took up the
through the Suess cannl last yenr.
there among the littered, blood-spatdozen or so scrawled words and passed Idea. The state grange, the state manner in which the public will re;
tered money. Uncle Nick's muttered
the paper to Uncle Nick. -The old man, women's organisations, the governor celve the creation of another office.
cry brought the two women running
This year's catch of shad ia reported
muttering something about not having and each of his staff, all requested the
from the sick room, to gaze with the
at 60 per cent better than last year.
his
glasses
along,
passed
it
back
and
President
to
appoint
Mrs.
Calkins.
She
others—awed to silence by the tragedy
Weather and people are sometimes
the woodsman read aloud:
had, one might say, the backing of Fishermen below Middletown. are rethat had again visited the quiet cotbalmy.
porting
heavy
catches
during
the
first
"This man alnt no preacher. Hes Main Street on the Main Street scale.
tage.
four days of the week when fishing
The woodsman well knew thnt ques- "It Means Caleb Hopkins," Was the Slim Finger Doolin. Hes the sllcknst And It won I '
There must be a twelve-mile limit.
Is allowed. The veteran fishermen
forger
and
counterfitter
that
ever
lived
tions would be flashing through each
Hard, Incisive Answer.
on
coal.
are
of
the
opinion
that
the
shad
is
and devilish light fingered with a six
mind—had been since the discovery of
each year dropping off, especially so
GIRTH-CONTROL
LADY
gun.
He
ruined
my
sister.
That's
why
klnda
throw
an
eye
out
f
r
Loge
BelTexie's hurt—knew that each looked to
The Artist's Quarter Is frequently
above Middletown. Little run of shad
lies dead. He alnt no human. Hes got
him for the answer. A low moun came den."
has been reported above Middletown. bis last
the
guts
of
a
snake
and
the
devils
Long Beach, Cal., despite its mil*
The brows of the old hunter lifted.
from the parlor bedroom. That lust
The special committee of. the board
"I wondered why y'u left him out In blood. Thats why I knifed lm stid uv lions made In oil, has always been of trustees of Wesleyan University,
treacherous shot—he knew thnt' the
The home of a politician is In
shootln
lm
White.
It
wont
be
no
use
rather
proud
of
being
a
"Main
Street"
mun with the red lock could never —there." He jerked his head toward
quandary.
appointed
for
the
purpose
ot
choosing
follertn me cause yu wont ketch me.
community. .Thousands upon thou- a new president to fill the vacancy
come'back. It had been a mistake to the room they had just left.
"LOGE BELDEN."
sands of Its citizens are retired farmThe next moment, with a step that
An open mouth Is not the sign of ant
shield him; a blunder to trust him—
A long silence followed the reading ers and merchants from the Missis- caused by the resignation ot W. A. open mind.
a blunder that was being paid for at a the years seemed powerless to totter
Shanklln,
about
a
year
ago,
reported
or stiffen, he had glided through the of the note. The 'Woodsman was the sippi valley. They still keep the neigh- at the annual meeting of the board
fearful cost. .
borly point of view and the neighborly of trustees, held at Middletown, In the
The aviator often wishes he were
The doctor was the first to break the kitchen door and out among the curi- first to break It.
"I ain't aimln' t' follow Urn," he sold, Interests that they developed through president's room of the university, down and put
ous faces In the yard.
silence.
while a spark of flint narrowed his years of hard work "back home." But that no selection has been made.
"What does this menn?"—the queseyes—"a roan that'll back his sister they have . leisure, and whenever a
CHAPTER XIX
The tax collector reminds us of
Charged with operating an automotion wus half a demand.'
woman has time, we're told, she bile while under the influence of Uncle—and other relations.
like—that."
"It menus—Caleb Hopkins," wus the
"I 'low he's about as black as the thinks about her looks.
The Sprawled Figure on the Broken
liquor and with resisting an officer,
hard, Incisive answer.
devil makes 'em," was the old hunter's
The easiest way to get people toThis background was the Incentive Dr. Elbert W. Blakeslee, of Sylvan
Floor.
The doctor started; the two women
The sleepless night wore itself out; thoughtful comment, as he slowly in starting a business In Xong Beach road, Westport, was taken to police write you Is to fall to pay your bills.
caughtthefr breath; Uncle Nick swore,
morning came to the cottage; and reached for his pipe, "but we'll n a f f conducted by two well-bred, much- headquarters and forced to spend the
felt ashamed of It. looked foolish.
consult 'lm one white feather."
Some people never think of workingtraveled women. The business is noth- night there. He posted a bond of $600
"This dead man"—the woodsman Texie still lived.
He
kicked
Black,Bogus'
box
to
the
overtime.
The boss' does that
ing
more
nor
less
than
a
beauty
shop.
for
his
appearance
In
town
court
On
the
heels
of
the
dawn
Uncle
dropped a hand toward the huddled
Sarah Frances Bennett, 86, who atform—"is Bluck Bogus." The two wom- Nick poked his head In at the kitchen open door, stood it on end, sat down But It Is owned and managed by a
When mother gets a new gown she
en looked at each other; shrunk back. door und motioned with his finger. and scraped his. match on the door- B. S. and an A. M., who substitute for tended her sister's birthday party at
the often shoddy, atmosphere of 8uch> Norwalk, was the family baby of the gets a perfect fit So does dad.
The doctor's eyes lifted; he drew a The woodsman lifted his face from his Jamb.
With a final word of caution to keep a shop .common sense and culture.
affair. Jane was celebrating her 90th
ptep nearer and gazed hard at the hands, rose and went out.
k.%%*
Without a word the old mnn turned secret the Identity of the dead maa,
The Master of Arts Is Mrs. Robert birthday. Mrs. Edward S. Staurt and
body. "Him and Hopkins and"—Loge
Lee Hatcher, wife of a big lumber Mrs. JameB E. Hayt, her two slaters,
' Belden, the man wus about to say, but and, with another very positive motion the woodsman hurried away.
At
the
Inquest
an
hour
or
so
later
dealer of Alaska, who found the win- were there, the former 97 and the latthought of the mountain girl, and he— of his hand, led the way across the
didn't; besides, Belden had not shown comer of the yard, into the little park, Jack merely repeated the statement he ters In the Far North too trying and ter 93. The father of the four was
himself at the robbery—"they're both out through the fallow pasture lot and had made the night before. Of Loge wanted something to keep her busy. Ell Bennett, elected Town Treasurer
Belden and his sister—knowing at lust Yean of newspaper and publicity ot Norwalk at flfty-one successive
outlaws and counterfeiters. Hopkins to the Eagle Hollow roud.
her. pitiful secret, he let fall no word. training—she was once president of elections. He died at 91 and his wife
would take good money out of the snfe
Well within the dim gray jaws of
The house-boat, when he went to Its the Illinois Women's Press associa- at 81.
and put counterf it bills In place of it. the hollo'w he paused.
hiding-place days later, had disap- tion—and of work with big women's
Charles Osnick, 6, fishing with an*'
"It wus him that killed Pap Simon
"When I p'Inted m' nose up the crick
—that is, Pup Simon run out on 'im this mornin', ns you said,' I noticed the peared. They had probably gone with organizations preceded this latest other boy on the bank of the power
business. The women of Alaska sent canal, two miles from his home in
Hint night while he was changin' the door o'_ that ol' cabin_ whar.Hen Spen- It They were never followed.
Writotodv. Oat ttaaafianmtra—dlaa
her two years ago on a personal mis- Derby, fell in and was drowned. Mrs.
(TO BE CONTINUED.)
•tiUaTKOOQ Of us storas
counterfeit l*r good money, and in the cer raised the devil that night wus
William
Berdis
driving
by
on
the
road
sion
to
Washington
to
ask
the
Presiscuffle died of heart disease. That part way open. I knowed It hadn't
As to the True Black Fox. dent to appoint the man whom they overlooking the canal, saw a hand
shet oh* their same, of course, so they be'n open f'r years, so I snuck up und
The true b!uck fox Is black all over could trust as prohibition enforcement above, the water and called to Pasplanned t' make a clean sweep t;night peeked in. Come on."
wltli the exception of the tip of. the, director. Her shop Is a service sta- quale Jacvlno, also ot Waterbury, who
und go.
'
With the long, lanky, .inlf running tall which is white, but I will say that tion for the national women's founds* was passing in another machine. Ef"There's a
"Hopkins—went t' town and writ stride that he had probably copied these animals are very rare Indeed, says tlon for health, which through wom- forts were made to save the child, but
Munyon Pill
back a letter t' Texle, mnkin' out It from the Indians, the old ranger and a writer in, the .Sportsman's Digest en's organizations campaigns for such the canal had to be drawn off. Two
For Every 111"
was from—Ken. ,The letter said he scout, closely followed by the young The silver, or silver gray. Is practical- common-sense things as an annual boys walked to the. canal bed and
' Doctor**
wus sic-k in town and wanted 'er t' man. trotted away up the gulch, ly the same color save that the back health examination and properly fit- found the body. While a pulmotor
Adiic* FREE \
••oine to -im So she went, leavin* a climbed the fence in-front of the cabin and shoulders are shot' with more or ting shoes. •
was being used another boy, who had
note with Mis' Curry fr me. The min- of the dead. woodchopper, ran up less gray lialrs; the less light hairs
been watching, asked permission to
Mrs. Hatcher's pet beauty cure Is— see the body and he recognized it- as
ute I got the note I knowed it was— through .the dew-wet weeds to -the there are the more valuable the-pelt
Hopkins. I'd be'n suspicious of 'im half-opened door, pushed It wider and Foxes that have a very small amount exercise! ..To prove the value of a that of bis brother.
und hud be'n watchin' Mm. so I rode entered.
of these gray hairs are classed as simple before-breakfast setting-up, she
A reception and tea was given at
feaff
ufter 'er as quick as I could—clean t'
There on the dusty floor boards, black. . The cross fox Is a mixture of acknowledges her sixty years, lets an
the city, t' the plnce where the letter partly twisted on his side, his face the dark fox and the ordinary red one, occasional woman pull her curly white the new Cedar Cliff Beach Club,
said Ken was sick; found I was off staring up, .one arm "crumpled under rusty-colored - patches being visible at hair to be sure it isn't a wig, and Greenwich, by the Board of Governors
the trail; rode back ns fast as Gray- him, with a dirk knife, buried to the different points, especially on the shoul- demonstrates - to selected audiences to mark the informal opening of the
TOILET ^ Z S i ^ ^ . ^
lock.could bring me f try and pick it hilt in his breast,-sprawled the man ders and rump.-- As in tlie case of the the-value of what-has'recently been club which will hold a formal opening
on July 4. Over 600 members were
named
"girth
control."
"The
old
masDA I n
—ttwfajj iaaa*tJ.tjaJa>
up.
"
, . . / " _ • .
_•"'•"
that,..called himself Caleb Hopkins— silver,- the more black on the-crosi ters knew all the secrets of, color,? present. •
-- , "I found where .Hopkins had headed
fox
the
greater
his
value.
'..'
•
, ..
she quotes her guide in an European • The" new fire -chemical' was-delivTexie off up the-road "a wnys and got d e a i v
art gallery,:"but they did not seem to ered i t Long. Hill and was'demon'er on that'house-boat Uncle Nick and; ' The woodsman-stooped over, the
know-much about Anna Tommy. Now- strated In frontof the fire housed The
at ;hls nged
the," rest; of; us Tsaw-hld; there" at'-the' body;' looked ?.up'curiously
Remember to preserve an even mind adays^ to/Judge . by- the~rwomen" on" oui chemical was driven,down-as far?as
> !
companion:;;"
'
"
•
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•-.-:
hend. oV Mud haul theTMay ^we-.went _"Do-y'n
Intadyeraerclrcumstanres,' and .equal- streets^vwe'ye learned something, about .'tho>Long,HlU; garage-and laibtonnre
ly fin: good fortune a= mind ."free from aiiafoiny/botwWMdiy lack both'ludK' llghtedr.whlchiwaSpextlnguiBlied^wlthv
^•SliirT found "where'he'd hid It atAl- i^It's-Ho
Look close"
"
insolent joy—Horace;"" " ^
^"" ment and art in application of color. In 3% minutes, the" chemical starting
pine islniul. und watched 'im sneak
The old man glanced at hi* com
———
We daub It on from the outside In- from the garage as the fire waa lightback to the woods—t' wait f'r dark, as
ed.
I lowed. - AВ« soon-us he was our 0 imnlon, caught the odd expression In I Industry Is the fire that must be stead of from within 1"
alght. I took IB skiff, crossed to the his eyes, stooped over the sprawled | kept under the boilers of aabltlon.
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view of Ku Klux Klan activities, to note that the DemBy THOMAS A. CLARK
ocratic platform denounced
Know-Nothingism In these
(By BBV P. B. riTZWATSB, D.D Deal
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A political crusade In the
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HIS JOB
United State* of America,
ag-alnst Catholic and forelamborn I* neither juattned by th*
Lesson for June 29
В»TВ»HE little cab driver who used ta>
paat hiito'rr nor the future
broapecta of the country nor REVIEW—REHOBOAM TO NEHE- A come for me when, on rainy days*
I took a taxi to save myself from the
In unlaon with the spirit of
MIAH
toleration and enlarged freeInclement weather was a cheerful souL
dom which peculiarly dUtlnHe was always careful, always COOT- g-ulshea the American ayatem
GOLDEN
TEXT—"Rlg-bteouineM
exof popular government.
alteth a nation: but ain la a reproach teous, always on time, always con| slderate of my comfort. He met me
to any people."—Prov 14:34.
PRIMARY TOPIC—Selected Storlei . late one especially stormy'night when
Buchanan • won the election and during his adminis- of the Quarter.
| the thermometer was down and the
TOPIC—Main Event* of the wind was cutting like a razor through
tration history was made rapIdly along the line of the slavINTERMEDIATE AND SENIOR TOP- the heaviest garments.
ery Issue. The United States IC—Chief Persona of the Quarter.
"Don't you get sick and tired of
YOUNG PEOPLE AND ADULT TQPIC tills dog's lifer 1 I asked as he tucked
Supreme court rendered the —From
Rehoboam to Nebemlah.
me snugly into the back wat.
Dred Scott decision that no
"Oh, no," he replied smiling, "you
Three methods of review are sugnegro, free or slave, was a cltlsee. It's my Job."
-.
xen, thus Implying that the gested :
The memory of his cheerful face anjd
Missouri Compromise had al1. Modern Application of the Outways been unconstitutional in standing Teachings of the Quarter's his suggestive words has helped me
often since. When the days have been
its discrimination against Lessons.
slavery. There wus a farciFor udult classes qualified members long, and the cullers Irritating and tlie
cal vote In Kansas In favor may be asked a week ahead to present problems difficult to solve, when I
of the Lecompton pro-slavery the teachings of the quarter along the might have grown discouraged over
the "honest effort which resulted only
'
state constitution, and prac- following lines:
ticully a state of civil war In
L Patriotism. It should be pointed In failure. I have tried to take It. cheerthat territory. The famous out how the nation suffered and was fully because It was my Job.
I don't know what your Job Is, for
"Freeport Debates" In Illinois Utterly ruined because of the luck of
the problem of no two men In this
•
In 1858 between Lincoln and patriotism. .
Douglas attracted the atten2. The need of real education. Be- world Is quite the same. It may be
tion of the nation; Lincoln cause the people were not tuuh'ht getting to class regularly every day.
forced Douglas to uphold the about God they went Into idolatry. or keeping up your college work while
doctrine of "popular sov- The real need of tlys nations of the you earn a precarious living. It may
ereignty,"
thus
bringing world today Is to*he taught about God. be pursuing a difficult study or teachabout the defeut of the "Lit8. Evils which afflict society, such as ing a stupid class that you An not entle Giant" In the next.Presi- luxurious indulgence, tampering with Joy, or leading a clean life when a"
thousand passions are urging you on to
dential campaign and his own • the occult, necromancy, etc
the rocks. It may he flf:htlng< homeelection. And Anally there
II. Biographical.
was the John Brown raid In
This method Is always Interesting sickness or discouragement or de1850 on Harpers Ferry In Vlr-. and can be adapted to all grades. The spondency • or moral temptations or
ginla, which Inflamed, the most outstanding men In the history mental lethargy. I don't knpw what
of Israel and Judah appeared In this it Is. but yon do.
South.
Very likely yours Is not on easy
The result of Lincoln's po- quarter's lessons, namely, Hehoboam,
lltlcul strategy of 1858 was Jeroboam, Ahab, Elijah, EU.sha, Amos, Job. or at all times a pleasant one, and
seen when the Democratic Hosea, Athallah, Uezekiah, Isaiah, Jer- there will he all sorts of temptations
Convention of 1800 met In emiah, Nehemiuh. etc. These can he to slight It, to evade Its responsibiliCharleston, S.-.C., April 2.% assigned to different members of the ties, to put off Its unpleasant, disagreeAfter taking 57 ballots with class the previous week to present the able features, to complain because It
Douglas always In the lead outstanding lessons associated with Is more galling and exacting than other men's Jobs. Usually, If we could
•
wl(h 145 to 151 votes out of each character.
only know we should discover that
III. The Summary Method.
303, the convention adjourned
Tills means pointing out the central every Job has Its difficulties.
to Baltimore, June 18-23.
- No matter how difficult your Job Is,
After Chairman Caleb Cush- teaching of each lesson. The follow- you will find It hnlf done If. when tt
ing of Massachusetts and ing suggestions to that end- are offered: presents itself, you no at It cheerfully,
tnuny of the southern dele- ' Lesson 1. The kingdom so gloriously energetically. The work that Is taken
gates had left, this adjourned administered In David's time reached up with, determination nnd enthusiasm
convention nominated Doug' Its climax under Solomon, but because loses half its difficulty. And the best
glus with 181 votes against 7 for Vice President his heart was turned from God through part of It all Is that., having done one
the Influence of his heathen wives God
John C. Breckenridge of Kentucky.
.:
Job well, you are getting yourself ready
The rump (Hreckenrldge) Democratic Conven- determined that the kingdom would be for another. It Is an old. tried proverb
rent
from
him.
Rehoboam's
wicked
tion met In Baltimore June 18-23, after adjournthat nothing so succeeds as success;
ments from Charleston and Richmond, and nom- stupidity In refusing the counsel of ex- nothing so strengthens /us as doing
perienced men caused the work of two
inated. Breckenridge. Both the regular and rump generations to be undone Ina .mojnent some difficult task well.
Democratic Conventions reaffirmed the Democratic
I met the little cab driver yesterLesson 2. Elijah's struggle with Boat
platform of 1850.
.
proves that the Lord Is the true God day; he had a new Job and a better
In the meantime the Republican Convention hod and that because He does respond one, probably a more exacting one.
met at Chicago and nominated Lincoln, with a when called upon'in sincerity He alone but he was meeting his new problem
platform denouncing the Kansas Lecompton pro- Is entitled to be worshiped.
In Just as happy and-cheerful a way
slavery state constitution, denying the right of
as ever. He gave me courage.
Laason
3.
The
proof
that
Ellsha
was
congress to legalize slavery and calling for the
chosen
by
God
to
succeed
Elljnh
was
admission of Kansas.
WHO PAYS?
With the Democrats divided, Lincoln won by that his anointing of the Spirit was
the following votes In the electoral college: Lin- discernible by the sons of the prophets
and that he did similar and even (*T 'VE Just been up at their country
coln and Hamlln, 180; Breckenridge and Lane, greater works than Elijah.
* place visiting the Slmpklases,"
72; Bell and Everett (Constitutional. Union nomLesson 4. Those who give themselves George remarked to me this fall.
inees), 80; Douglas and Johnson, 12.
The slavery Issue came to s head with the elec- up to the practice of sin will ulti- "Cadillac, motorboat, house party, fine
tion and Inauguration of Lincoln. The Civil war mately come to ruin. The wages of board, no laundry bill, nothing to pay;
sin Is death.
pretty soft"
began April 13,1860, with the fall of Fort Sumter.
Lesson 5. Israel went into exile beI had met Slmpklns at the end of
The Democratic Convention of 1864 was held
' at Chicago and nominated Gen. George B. McCiel- cause of her sins, according to God's August, and he had told me what a
lan of New Jersey; only twenty-three states were announcement through Amos. God's grind the summer bad been to him..
'Tve had to work early and late," he
represented by delegates. The platform upheld word cannot fall.
Lesson 6. In spite of Athalhfh's said. "That family of mlae bad a tearthe-Union but characterized the Civil war as a
failure and called for a cessation of hostilities. wicked purpose to destroy the seed Ing good time up north with their
The Republican Convention, meeting In Baltimore, royal. Joash of Messiah's line was pre- friends, but the bills were tremenrenomlnated Lincoln on a •platform urging the served and elevated to the throne. No dously heavy, and yon know somebody
always has to pay."
fighting of the Civil war to a finish. The seced- purpose of God can eventually fall.
The Beta Tan Sigma party, the paLesson 7. Hezeklah. when threatened
ing states did not vote. In the electoral college
McClellan got 21 votes from Delaware, Kentucky by the Assyrians, resorted to God's pers said, had set a new standard for
and New Jersey. President Lincoln was shot house and sought the prophet of God. social events In this community.
April 14, 1885, live days after the surrender of Lee God's house Is the sure resort of Hts Nothing was lacking to make It a success—cabs, evening clothes (mostly
at Appomattox, and was succeeded by Vice Pres- people whep In distress and his minis- rented), favors, theater party, seventers
are
best
qualified
to
give
help.
ident Andrew Johnson, who was Impeached In 186S
L«sson S. Because Jeremiah faith- course luncheon—It cost a pretty sum.
and escaped conviction by the house by one
fully declared God's word. God deliv- I*wondered who was paying; father at
vote.
home getting up early and going to
The campaign of 1876.brought about the famous ered him from his enemies.
bed late? - Sister teaching, or clerking
Lesson-9.
Judah,-like
Israel,
went
contest between Hayes and Tllden, nominated reor nurshog? Mother going without tbe
Into
captivity
because
of
her
sins.
God
spectively by the Republicans at Cincinnati and
new gown or the vacation trip of which
never
forgets
the
faithful
ones
nor
the Democrats at St. Louts. The decision In the
she was very much In need? These
falls
to
punish
the
wicked.
electoral college depended upon the twenty-two disthings more often than otherwise mean
Laason
10.
Though
Israel's
leaders
puted votes In four states—South Carolina. Florsacrifice; for some one mis to pay.
failed,
and
their
failure
Involved
the
ida, Louisiana and Oregon. The house was DemoParker cut a pretty wide swath last
nation
In
ruin,
the
Good
Shepherd
will
cratic; the senate Republican.. Congress appointed
year In college. He had the latest cut. I
eventually
come
and
deliver
them
and
an electoral commission to seat the disputed elecup-to-date clothes; he never misses a
tors, it was composed of five senators, five repre- exalt them to their proper place among good show—or a bad one; If anything
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sentatives and four Supreme court Justices. The the nations.
Lesson 11. When the period of the was going on he could be found sitting
Justices chose Justice Joseph P. Bradley as the
captivity
was fulfilled God caused__a_ In'the front row, and there were unВ»
fifteenth member. The commission thus bad eight
remnant
to
return. God never forgets. pleasant rumors about his associates.
Republicans and seven Democrats.. By a strict
He
can
even
move the heart of a hea- I knew hts being In college was plnchparty vote the Republicans were seated, wheretag at home a good deal, but his folk* -,
then
king
to
fulfill His purpose.
upon congress in Joint session March 2. 1877, dewere quite willing to make the sacriLesson
12.
Through
the
reading
of
clared Hayes and Wheeler elected by an electoral
fice In order that be might have the
God's
Word
the
people
were
revived
vote of 185 to 184. During tlie four months feeladvantages that they bad been denied.
Ing ran high und the strain upon the nation was and they put away their sins. The It wouldn't have been so bad If he had
only
way
to
bring
a
revival
In
right'dangerous.
paid his part by plugging hard on bis
There was another dangerous strain In 1884. eous,living Is to bring the people to college work. Mother could perhaps
know'God.
В»
The Democratic Convention at Chicago nominated
have afforded to deny herself a spring
Cleveland. The Republican Convention at Chicago
bonnet If son had needed the moaey to
Rejecting the Truth
nominated Blalne. It became apparent that Blain*.
buy a Pbl Beta Kappa pin; but,as It
Has
God
predestinated
some
to
be
had 182 votes and Cleveland 18В» In the electoral
was, he finished the year In debt to
lost?
Certainly
not.
There-Is
no
such
every one and with a scholastic avercollege, with the returns from New York (36 etec—toral—votes)—not-complete-and_tlie-popular—vote- thonght-lnScrlpture.__Thft reason why iga-ofT97~Those who were paying got
very close. Tammany was accused of withholding some perish Is their own- deliberate little for their money.
returns until reports from upstate New York rejection of the truth. "Because they
For every good time yon have, for
showed how many votes were required to carry the received not the love of the truth, that every luxury yon enjoy, for every disthey
might
be
saved.",
electoral vote of the state and elect Cleveland.
sipation In which you Indulge or graft
After two days of waiting. New York was reported
which you take advantage of, someWill ^ot Accept
Democratic by 1.149. This gave Cleveland the
body Is having to pay. You may charge;
"God
will
not
accept
the
oily
words
election.
,
• '
the account at times, but ultimately
,.It wus at the 181)6 Democratic Convention at of new thought.for the sacrifice, and the-bills come In with interest._ ( ;
atonement"-, 'ofl"_Chrtat_..-^rhe LI vine
— ft-Is better -on the^whole for eaeh
~the, delegates with his- famous' "Cross of _ —
Word. - - . , . • .
•••-.- man to pay his share of the buVrNo
speech anil got the,nomination. Tlie platform deone respects a boy who Is always eager
mnndetl free nnd unlimited coinage of silver.and
; ...The.Controversy. = - : , 'to sit ln.'but.who never; reaches; for .the, v
gold at 10'to. \r .XIcKinley's^ote in the. electoral
A'controversy .with'onewliopr^aches check-. If the home folks, areiwlimig.
the.worirofiGndVls>w|h ,\G"d—not,, to make thelsacriflceB ind,furateh|rt» *
:
the preacher^TThe;Llylng !_Word: ; z,H. ' money i;
Lesson
AGIance Backward
at Political History
moval of public officers for political reasons. This
By JOHN DICKINSON SHERMAN
last plunk was aimed at the Democrats. Inasmuch
NITED STATES SENATOR PAT
as the slogan, "To the victors belong the spoils,"
HARRISON from Mississippi (who
was first raised In the Jackson campaign of 1828.
was christened Byron Patton), offiThe Democratic Convention of the campaign of
cial keynoter of the 1924 National
1836 was held: In Baltimore, May 80,1835. Though
Democratic Convention In Madison
over 600 delegates attended from twenty-two states
Square larden, New York, will preand the territories of Arkansas' and Michigan, the
sumably keynote as sweetly to the
vote was limited In each state delegation to the
various factions among the deleganumber of representatives In congress. There was
tions as If the Fathers of the Repubno platform, though the New York state Demolic had mude the keynoter the keycrats Issued a declaration of party principles In
Atone of the polltlcul structure. To be sure, they
January of 1886. Van Buren was nominated by
neglected to mention him In arranging the politiacclamation and defeated Gen. William Henry Harcal machinery for the election of the President of
rison, the National Republican candidate.
the natlrn. But neither did they mention nominatIn the campaign of 1840 the Democratic Convening conventions "or platforms or national committion met at Baltimore and unanjmously renrmlnattees. In fact, tlie Democratic party, which had Its
ed Van Buren. No one was named for vice presilieВ»;lnnlnK away back In 1800 In the administration
dent. The platform reaffirmed states* rights and
•of Thomas Jefferson, never held a convention undenied the power of the general government to
til 1832 and Was guiltless of a platform until 1840.
.The Democratic Convention of 1868, which nomcarry on Internal Improvement and the power of
inated Horatio Seymour of New York against Gencongress to charter a United States bank or to Ineral Grunt, was notable only for one fact—that for
terfere with questions of slavery. Van Buren was
the first time'the Democrats met in New York city.
beaten by Harrison, who died a month after his
Why the Democrats have never gone back there in
Inauguration and was succeeded by John Tyler of
.flfty-six yeurs nobody seems to know. The humorVirginia, the National Whig vice president.
ists have It that "Jefferaonlan simplicity" has been
Probably the most significant feature of this
arured to death of "Wicked Wall Street" and the - campaign was the first convention of the National
Tammany tiger. It was In 1870, It will be rememAbolition party at Albany, N. Y. It nominated
bered, thut the Tweed exposures startled the counJames G. Blrney, a native of Kentucky, who had
try; and Wall Street had already demonstrated Its
emancipated his slaves In 1834. A resolution was
financial power. Anyway, they do say now that
adopted calling for the support of Christian free
-Gotham, before, during and after the 1924 convenmen of all parties In a campaign against slavery.
tion, is going to do its darnedest to prove to InnoThe Abolitionists were called political cranks, but
cent and timid country Democrats, both.delegates
they laid the foundations of the new Republican
sud visitors, that these "sinister Influences" are
party.
nothing but bugaboos. Doubtless New York will
The Democratic Convention of 1844 met In Baltiiiiake a glorious success of this laudable undertakmore
and nominated James K. Polk of Tennessee,
ing. Anyway, the convention will probably be "as
who won over Henry Clay, nominated by the Na«haste as Diana"—whose 18-foot statue tops Madtional Whigs. The -platform reaffirmed that of
ison Square Garden.
1840.
There were no less than seven conventions In
It would be Interesting If some of the delegates
1848.
The winning candidate was Gen. Zachary
to the 1868 convention could attend the 1924 conTaylor, a hero of the Mexican war, who was nomvention. They would find the New York of today
inated by the Native American Convention and the
much like another world.
National Whig Convention, both held In PhiladelThe first national nominating convention ever
phia. The Democratic Convention In Baltimore
field dates back to 1812. The Federalists that
year nomlnuted Lieut. Gov. De Witt Clinton of ' nominated United States Senator Lewis Cass of
Michigan. United States Senator Jefferson Davis
New York for President and Attorney General
of Mississippi was a candidate In this convention
..Tared Ingersoll of Pennsylvania for vice president
for the vice presidency. President Taylor died In
These nominations were first made by a caucus of
office and was succeeded July 9,1850, by Vice Pres-,
•tate legislators at Albany, N. Y. For some reason,
ldent Mlllard Flllmore of New York.'
more formality wus desired and the nominations
In 1352 tlie Democratic Convention, meeting In
were made over again by a convention nssembled
Baltimore, nominated Franklin Pierce of New
In New York. Madison, nominated by the RepubHampshire over Cass and United States Senator
licans in congressional caucus, beat Clinton easily.
So tlie convention Idea got a bad send off. Perhaps
Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois. Pierce won the
that Is the reason why the next twenty years were
election over Gen. Wlnfield Scott, the National
without conventions. The campaign of 18S2 saw
Whig candidate.
the real start of national conventions. There were
The conventions of 1856 were of great Interest
three parties—Antl-Masonlc, National Republican
and Importance as preliminary to the election of
•or Whig and Democratlc-^and all three conventions
Abraham Lincoln In 1860 and the coming of the
were held In Baltimore. The Democratic Conven:
Civil war.
tion wns held May 21. There were then twentyThere was the American (Know-Nothing) Con' states and.all except Missouri sent delegates.
vention hi February In Philadelphia, with 227 dele^
was Issued. Andrew Jackson was unanimously
miominuted for President, The nominee for vice
president was' former Secretary of State Martin
Van Buren of New York. The election was held
November 6 and the people veted In every state
except South Carolina, where, the legislature chose
tlie electore. Jackson and Van Buren were elected.
"TlKTcampalgn of 1832 also saw'the'first party
platform. .After the National Republican Convention had nominated Henry Clay for President and
.John Sergeant of Pennsylvania for vice president
- the adoption of.a platform was left to.the. National
AHsPinhl \ of Young Men,*? which met, at Wjishjng
American Industry," favored a system of Internal
Improvements by the general1 government, upheld
the respective powers of the Supreme court and
the vrnate and condemned the Indiscriminate re-'
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for Americans." It nominated Flllmore.. 'A rump
convention nominated Gen. John C. Fremont, the
explorer. A Whig Convention In Baltimore ratified the Know-Nothing nominations.
There was the Republican Convention, the first
of the new party, at Philadelphia, which nominated
Fremont and Dayton of New Jersey. Lincoln got
votes for vice-president-. -The platform, op1820 In regard to slavery; favored the
of Kansas as a free state;.denied the right of congress "to:legnllze^slnvery. land "upheld ."liberty of
conscience and equality of'rights', among citizens."
country thut'continued
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Interference by congress with slavery iВ»nd^ armed 1
resistance to law as to fugitive slaves would endVj ?Baltimore," Wilson and Marshall;'
In civil war and disunion and declared It die ' "" " 'Marshall; 18fiU, Son Francisco, Cox:'and Boosevelt..
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country town news' item*, are not
UHtially iwnsational, which simply
indicates that the country folk*
l f € k d d
areTrer^grtlВ«rlawsf
man..
Useful
lives
may not make
O & Freeman Publisher ft Proprietor
Franai_P. Flyna - Awociate exciting news reports,- but they
Member National EdliorUl \aВ»'n constitute a good community to
live iu.
Cnlered u aeeond-olaaa matter ai
Uw Post OSee at Wjrtortown. Conn..
oader t b a u t o t March *. 1B79.
FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 1924.
Small Town News Items
Smart humorists in city newspapers often make fun of the
people who write local and vil
lage items for country town pa
pers. The items thus collected
look small and trifling to these
folks who are accustomed to
dealing in crimes and sensation
every day.
These little items, however, re
cord the progress and industry
the occurrence of social and com
nninity events,, and the move
ments'of people.'They-show thu
the county folks are very iu:tiv<
in .unostontatiouH and uscfu
ways, and are wide awake to th
movements of the times. Th
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few
EPITAPHS FOR MOTORISTS
Here lies J. Aloysius Black
Who saw a train come-down the tracK
Anil thought that if he showed a burst
Of speed, he'd reach the crossing first
Here lie* Elijah Everett Buck
Who, when he met a motor truck.
Took half the road. "I know," said he
"No truck will dare run into me I
Here lies John Heminway McMeelc
Who in his gas tank *melt a eek.
And thinking that the same he d patch.
Went hunting for it—with a match.
;f"^eВ»i
Here lies Horatio Horace Byrne
Who. when he sped around a turn.
Cast on his wife a rougish glance
And said: "Well one must take, a
chance!"
Here lies R. Vanilrvantcr Bode
Who-parked his car upon a road
And said, as he turned out the light,
•They'll turn out for my car, all right I
Philadelphia, t
agrees with
Is Your Money Safe ?
WATfcRTOWN
A man died at the Hospital iu Torrington and about his
j was a belt containing nearly $4,000 in money. Had
he died before reaching the hospital the money mi^ht have
lВ»ee" missinsr.
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',, •:.-. ' si' n.. lify.nn'l this brings
us to tin- point of saying that This Bnnk is here to servo
you. Large niul small accounts, t-ither commercial or savings, me solicited. Ron ember, a cheek is the very best kind^
of a receipt for money raid.
ALTHOUGH Philadelphia"^? agree that this loaf doea come
X\.known as the birthplace of nearest to the best home-made
American Liberty, it is also bread of any they have ever
tasted.
famous for its good cooking.
Nearly seven years ago, the In preferring Bond Bread, local
housewives of Philadelphia folks agree with the Philadelsubmitted their best home-made phians. For in Philadelphia,
loaves to show us what kind of over a million loaves of Bond
bread they wanted us to bake for Bread are eaten every week.
them. These Philadelphia The Bond on every, wrapper is
housewives were part of the our pledge, to you that we shall
43,040 throughout the country use forever only the pure ingrewho jointly showed us how to dients that those 43,040 housemake Bond Bread. _._В»
wives specified when they
Local housewives who now buy showed us how to bake Bond
Bond Bread daily at their grocers', Bread.
The Watertown Trust Co.
Member Americin Bankers' Association
Howland - Hughes
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Waterbury's Largest Department Store
WONDERFUL VALUES
THIS BOND, printed on
each wrapper. В«u*rantВ«i
each ingredient andidentifies4he loaf ai the product
of the General Bakins
Company. From this Bond,
and ifilthrt it impUe*, Bond
Bread gcti l u name.
Summer Dresses
In the Economy Section
Think of it!
"
Dresses of Real Linen!
Dresses of Dotted Voile!
Dresses of Plain Voile!
Values such as these are truly extraordinary, for last year said
dressi's sold from $5.00 to *7.!lfВ». All size-*, too/ from 10 to 44.
.All.of.the.wfluted.co.lors
(Economy Section—Second Floor)
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Friday And Saturday Only!!
Special Regrouping and
Sale of Aluminum Ware
Including a number of cxtni large j>ieces such as Percolators,
RoWcis, Double Boilers, Dish Pans, Pudding Pans, Sits of 3
Pans,. etc., all in our regular quality-brand ware.
SPECIAL-79C EACH
as
*Watertown Churches
CHRIST CHURCH
^ F. B. Whitcome, rector
8.00 Celebration of the Holy comma
nioa. .
o.oo Sunday School
n.00 Morning worship and" terrhon.
FIRST CONG'L CHURCH t
Rev. C. E. Wells, pastor.
10.45 Morning service.
ia.00 Sunday School.
METHODIST EPISCOPAL
Rev. George .E. Farrar, pastor
10.00 Sunday School.
II.OO Morning service and sermon." .
ST. JOHN'S CHURCH
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WANTS
PATB0NBE THE
BAT OABRBEY GABAGE
Oakville, Oonn.
Snppliea, Serrice Oar, Aoeesiories
AUTOMOBILES
Open 7 Dayi a Week
Day-Phone 254^
OVBBHAULM) AND ERBUILT
', Ni^it Phone 267
HARRY A. SKILTON'S
GARAGE
W A N T E D — Picnics, Outings,
DIIIUM'S anel the like, to Bmik
•for the c<»hing Season at Luna
Park, Waterbury.
WonderftU
Dance, Pavilion, picnic grounds,
boating,' swimming, -all rides
and many games and amuse- Oonld Badio and Auto Batter'eJ
ment stands make up the park.
Ideal -plan; For an outing. Battery Charging and Battery
Storage
Write Irving- Ooheii, Pres., P.
0. Box 144, Waterhury, Conn., Telephone 144
or call-Watering 47!В»0 or-J4:M).
Special rates.,
l'Jjuult
TO ALL r.'
WHO WEAB SHOBSWANTED—Men
or
women
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to
; Vake~: orders for" genuine guar- "V noBt throw awey your won
Rev.' Fr. Judge, r'-: *out shoat; Brinf them to me
a i i t he 6 di ( yf f b / V i
Masses will be at 8 anjjip o'clock on
- -iWIUi" my modern equipment J
.-''a'iidacBildren;^^Elimiriatc darn-:
Sunday morning..; ^^--'' v \=> : % ",;V'
^^iiig^Sal nryZffiM'. aYjwee^: full
^?'(*This department js'tnaiiitaijfe ^iunВ«fr*V:ar-aiiyio*urr,Hpareajiiip;
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Marii at,-Op*. Depot S t . Watertown <
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THE UNIVERSAL CAR
SPECIAL OFFERS
FROM N O W UNTIL JULY 3rd
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Pay $ 75 Down, ****** "В»"** and Drive Away Your Touring Car
thebabmcein/5mo fo;
Pay $ 75 Down,
"' and Drive Away Your Runabout
the babnce miSmonths
Pay $100 Down,
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' and Drive Away Your Coupr
the batance u montf>s
Pay $100 Down,
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' and Drive Away Your Tudor or Fordor Sedan
W E W A N T YOUR USED FORD
•
Provided We Get It Before July 3rd
SUMMER'S HERE IN ALL ITS GLORY. GET YOUR FORD NOW AND MAKE
THIS YOUR HAPPIEST SUMMER!
OUTEE WILCOX FLINT,
479 — 483 MEADOW
STREET,
nc.
WATEEBUBY
<P. 5. The lowest first cost,, the loifiest upkeep, the smallest depreciation of any car in the world.
Mrs. Cbwles of Woodburywas The Bethlehem town team dea recent guest of Mr. and Mrs. feated the Sacred Heart A. ('. of
Miss Esther Pox is visiting in John JIallowuy.
Torrington,. 16-14, in a game
Miss Pearl Sanford has accept- played on the local diamond SunOakville.
Louis Well* of Watcrbury is ed a position in the office of the
day.
Oakville Pin eoonipany.
• V spending some time in town.
BETHLEHEM
iilly well-matched pairs in all
colors; weight 38 t<k 4'-' hundred
Ins. pnir.
You inav В«omc here with the
expectation Vf I nvinjr consider-
HORSES
40 Head GAS RANGES 1
alilp.
AT LOWER PRICES
UNITED
STATES
TIR-'ES A R.ВЈ GOOD TIIV.ES.
The Western Horse Market
OnOUMBTTI BBO8.
Mawn'Oontraeton
Cknerajt Job Work and TrtcMnf
Riverside Stmt
Tel. 1064
Oakville. Oonneetfent
LEO EADOM N LOUIS TEMKIN
^oprietora
TeL 1781-2 Torriiigton, Conn.
WILL ARRIVE
FABRIC TIRES
June 28
30x3 and 30x3% Inch
, m^ny years the USCO
'Fabric has been the stand*
ard of value, in a fabric tire.
It's a better tire today for
the light-car owner than a
cheap cord of unknown make.
Good in Appearance.
Moderate in Price.
,\
NEW DESIGNS
'Costs less and gives more*
The USCO Fabric will give
you a lot of tire service for
Look Them Over.
Gall at the Office.
rnoneyВ»
from
A.T.MIN0B,
Bethlehem, Conn.
Suitable For All Requirements
MAIN BTBBET aARAOB
' Wttertovsm, Oonn.
, Now's the ri(?ht time* to buy
M.;tlu> western fiirmers have!
i'ti'il -their work, niul Mr.
JTi'iiikiii wiird that he purI'-iiii-ii" liiirsi's ul lower"".price"
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own HEWS
HALF4OLU0N GET
ILLINOIS HIGHWAY MOTORCYCLE AMBULANCE
POOLTRY
Hew York** a w e than a half-million
soldiers, sailors and marines a n l a
line for payment of the state boons,
payment of which, according to announcemenu made to Legion officials,
will soon besu.
MUCH TURKEY LOSS
As the American Legion is to h a w
OUR TOWN
DUE TO BLACKHEAD
a primary part In disbursement of the
We waat oar tow* to STOW t* be В»
big fond, potts have been supplied
The city that oar fathers cream***
A large part of the turkey losses
with full Information, here passed on
A dty known from sat to
•sent to be due to blackhead, Various
to those* native New Yorkers, who,
— The
better "
known IthTi
i more esteemed. medicines have been recommended for
We want to balld a city exeat,
though entitled to the bonus, are now
TВ«t greater thaa our cltr В«ow;
this disease and recently the ipecac
residing In other sections of the counPRIZE-WINNER AS
Throus-h evВ«rr hour of ehaogini'
treatment has received a great deal of
try.
We want our town to arow—But publicity in hopes that it might be the
YOUNGEST MEMBER 1. Briefly, the provisions of this leghow?
longrsought-for cure.
The American Legion Auxiliary, islation are a s follows: Forty-live
We
want
our town to'srow—*nt not
Up to the prrsent time X can locate
millions
of
dollars
have
been
approDepartment of Delaware, offered a
In numbers only—only slse;
BO cases in our section where the
Our population Is not what •
.
birthday cuke to the youngest member priated to provide payment of
Shall make ua mlshty. make us wise* Ipecac treatment has given results
of the organization. The cake was bonuses to honorably discharged solHow naught our Nineveh and Tyre.
sufficiently good enough to prove that
won hands down by the young lady dlers, sailors and marines of the
Where huddled thousands used to It Is definitely beneficial, says a writer
whose photograph Is reproduced. She World war. A commission, composed
d w e l l .
• • • • • •
in the Indiana Farmer's Guide. This
Humanity will sot Inquire
la Elizabeth Louise Neely, and arrived of the adjutant general as chairman,
How
many
live
here-but how well. being the case, I feel that turkey
the
attorney
general,
state
comptroller
only six months ago for a permanent
breeders must still rely on the old
visit to her parents. She Is a mem- and the state treasurer will be the disWe want our town to STOW In wealth, methods of preventing disease and not
But STOW In wealth that counts the
ber of Delaware Post No. 1. While tributing agents of the state of New
depend upon medicines. Inbreeding
Elizabeth did not eat iiny of the huge York.
Our children'* happlnets and health, must be avoided as It often results in
2. Honorably discharged soldiers,
cake that wus ornamented with only
A better wealth, a, better boastj
weak poults which are subject to a
Cook County (Illinois) .highway police have adopters, new method of paone-half of a candle, she was the guest sailors and marines of the World war
In soul. In sympathy.
disease like blackhead. Breeding from
tethiВ» roTds wHh a nurtorcyde which serves the'blghway policeman as InIneonr.
love of В«ood. In bate of sin.
of honor at the card party also given include every person, male or female,
mature stock seems to produce more
В« d IsInstantaneously converted Into an ambulance In case of ne- In loyalty. In unity,
In her honor by the auxiliary unit to who was enlisted. Inducted, warranted
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resultant poults than those from
t
T
The
side
w
h
7
equipped
with
an
adjustable
end
which"
may
belowor
commissioned
and
who
served
In
the-unit of the Laurence Roberts post
We want our town to STOW—«na win. young breeding stock.
of the American Legion, and did not active duty In the army, navy or ma- S 3 a n d peanut- t ВЈ side В«u- tolerve a. a stretcher on wheels. It Is expected And then we want to STOW without.
To tear away the ancient walls.
Turkeys that range with farm poultrump anybody's ace which made her rine corps of the United States at any to prove a great boon in country accidents.
Bis* brother to the world about.
time between the 6th day of April,
try of all kinds seem more apt.to have
as popular as the prince of Wales.
' Whatever cornea, whoever calls.
1917, and the 11th day of November,
blackhead as they are often scratchA city not of brick or etone.
The auxiliary'has many claimants 1018. and who was honorably separatIng In the dirt of the other birds.
We
do
not
want
to
etana
apart.
for "youngest members," While It Is ed or discharged from such service,
Method to End Body
Plenty of sour milk In the turkey raThe
more eeteemed. the better
knows,
he more
certain that In Delaware little Miss or who Is still In active service, or
w
rt
w n
tion seems to help the poults to resist
WВ« want our town
to
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?S
t —Charles
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Squeaks on Machine
Neely Is the "champ." her record Is bus been retired, or has been furX Orblck.
blackhead. The sour milk is not a
surpassed in several Instances.
Here Is a simple' trick . that
loughed to a reserve. Also every percure but It does stimulate a rapid,
la Granvllle, N. M.. as soon as a son who was enlisted In the army
Vglints* an Expensive
any motorist can use, which Will
vigorous growth and this in turn helps
name was given to the Infant daughter nurse corps or the navy nurse corps,
help very materially In elimikeep down digestive disorders which
Luxury for Any Town to
of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mills, she be- and who nerved In active duty therein
nating body squeaks. Before
might weaken the poults and make
came a member of the Granvllle unit at any time between the 6th day of
There Is a common belief that cer- them subject to blackhead.
washing the car apply a mixture
.
of the auxiliary. Incidentally this ar- April, 191T, and the 11th day of No- Beware of Salesman Who
tain forms of ugliness have & commerof kerosene and .fabricating oil
It
Is
difficult
to
raise
poults
on
land
cial value. The existence ^of cheap
vember, 1918, and who was honorably
around the body -crevices. After
Is Willing to Make Big
buildings, gaudy signs and shoddlness where blackhead has been prevalent
discharged or separated from such
this is done rock the car in orIn general about a city Is due as and some breeders have cleaned up
Allowance on Old Car.
service or la still In active service.
der to allow the lubricant to
much
to the Idea of economy or profit their premises by ceasing to raise turpenetrate. It Is also advisable
key* for a year or two. Then they ob3. Every honorably discharged sol- (By BRWTN OREER. President Greer
as
to
bad taste.
to let up on the body bolts and
tain clean breeding stock and have
dier, sailor or. marine, as above deCollege of Automotive Engineering-.)
But ugliness is a drag on any city, better success. At present there are
back them up with grease. The
nned, who, at the time of enlistment
Every dealer promises satisfactory
on the Individual as well as the com- many farmers who might have good
or Induction to the military or naval service—free service for thefirstfew grease will work over the surmunity.
It thrusts itself Into the success with turkeys because none of
face of the bolt upon tightening
service of the United States, was an months or the first year with certain
daUy life of the Inhabitants; It In- .the' birds have ranged on their farm
and thereby prevent the squeak
actual resident of the state of New restrictions, but fully satisfactory servtrudes upon the visitor and leaves for five or ten years or more and the
at its source.
York, is entitled to receive $10 for ev- ice always. He will tell you that his
no opportunity for pleasant Impres- soil is probably entirely free from the
ery entire month that such person was particular brand of service Is at least
sions. One ugly spot or unsightly obIn active service In the military or na- equal, and usually he will sny It. is
ject may. block the effectiveness of disease.
val forces of the United States during superior, to that of his competitors. It
beuuty In a dozen places nearby.
the World war; the maximum to any ts as much of his selling talk as statLeakage at Pump Boxes
Many cities are realizing that ugli- Profit Made in Guinea
person being $150.
ing that he has the best car for the
ness Is expensive and wasteful, acand
Hose
Connections
4. The widow or widower, child or money. So beware 1 Do not accept
Broilers and Roasters
Leakage at pump stuffing boxes and cording to Andrew Wright Crawford,
children, mother, father, brother and these statements but Investigate by
a
member
of
the
art
Jury
of
PhiladelThe
guinea
hen Is n good layer, but
sister, in the order named, and none talking to present owners. A glance hose connections, which will open up
Mr. Crawford declares that on account of the wild gamey flavor,
other, of such soldiers, sailors, or ma- through the shop will often prove when the car Is operating on the road, phia.
rines who. without having received whether what he says Is likely to be often are not In evidence when the Philadelphia and several other cities the eggs have never had an extensive
payment of this bonus, dies after the. true or not. and additional informa- machine Is stationary, and it Is diffi- of the country are planning to replace sale for table use. However, to turn
act takes effect, shall be paid the sum tion along this line may be obtained cult to determine where the leaks are public buildings, the principal reason these eggs Into young broilers or
that such deceased would have been from owners. This precaution will unless pressure Is applied to the mo- being that the structures are ugly. He roasters, a considerable profit will be
entitled to under the provisions of the often prevent a rude awakening.
tor. If that can be done, the leaks declares that an art Jury or commis- derived. The flesh Is the nearest subsion, composed of Individuals compet- stitute we have for the wild game.
law if such veteran had lived.
will show up plainly.
Indications of Stability.
ent to pass Judgment on the artistic
The guinea Is of a roving disposiTo
apply
the
necessary
pressure,
It
The shop Is not the only angle, how5. All payments made nnder the profeatures of any public structure, may tion, and one of the best known deis
necessary
merely
to
modify
a
radivisions of this, law are exempt from ever, from which to Judge the denier.
save cities good sums of money anall taxation and1 from levy and sale on The condition of his showroom, wheth- ator cap by the addition of a tire nually. In one year the Philadelphia stroyers of Insects.
The laying season starts In early
er It Is neat and clean, whether his
execution.
Jury, • 'for example,
recommended April/and continues until October, the
6. All applications for benefits under cars are shining or not, the personnel
changes in designs of about a dozen hen laying as many as 120 eggs In a
this law must be filed with the commU- of his employees and the general atstructures with a saving of more than season. In the early part of tne
mosphere
are
important
Indications.
slon before the first day of July,
$40,000.
season It Is not advisable to let the
Elizabeth Louise Nesly.
Perfection in these little details Shows
1925.
guinea hen hatch a brood, as she Is
business
ability;
shows
that
he
Is
up7. No agent, attorney or any other
rival was made strictly an all-Legion
Plan for Motorcar
of too restless a nature, and will not
to-date,
and
consequently
will
give
you
affair. Mr. Mills was commander of person shall demand, be entitled to or
Cities
of
the
future
must
be
planned
give her young the proper attention.
the local post of the Legion, and his receive any compensation for his serv- the sort of treatment you expect.
for the motorcar or there will be bed- But after the first of July, on account
The
financial
status
of
the
business
wife, an overseas nurse, was a mem- ices In prosecuting any claim for any
lam and confusion that will make near- of the warm weather, she will be more
ber both of the Legion and the aux- bonus under this law. Penalties are Is also Important. If It Is a thriving,
ly every metropolis in the country a quiet, and she can be safely entrusted
flourishing going copcern It Is safe to
. lllary at the time. Doctors and nurses provided for false statements.
babel of traffic congestion, according with a brood.
who attended little Miss Holloway
8. The bonus is not transferable, assume that parts and repairs mny be
to the warning of a traffic' expert reIt requires four weeks to hatch out
Anne, for that is her name, were Le- except assignments to any corporation obtained for years to come. A.healthy How
Pressure
cently, who declared that although au- guineas. Xhe hen always hides her
business
usually
has
a
good
shop;
the
gtonalres.
Visible.
t o , In some obscureformed prior to the passage of the legtomobiles are Increasing In number nest, and that, too,
But, according to all records, Miss islation and organized solely for aiding shop Is the heart of the business. If
place. As they come off the nest they
at
the
rate
of
26
per
cent
every
year,
Cynthia Ann Beyer of Dulutft, Minn-, disabled or Incapacitated veterans, money Is lacking the shop Is the first valve, as shown. With this In place, little or nothing Is being done to meet give a shrill cry. and In this way their
Is unbeaten In her record. The father, shall be. valid. As an example, as- to feel the pinch, because it rarely ounip about five pounds of air pres- the situation. City fathers were urged hiding place can be detected. All the
W. H. Beyer, Is a member. of David signments may be made to the Vet- makes a profit anyhow. It Is merely a sure Into the circulation system. It hi to look.ahead and prepare for con- hens of a flock are apt to lay In one
obvious that a rubber gasket should
WIsted post of the Legion, and the erans' Mountain camp^ of the Ameri- means to further sales. -.
nest, and In taking away these eggs
be placed under the cap and a cork to ditions as they must be five or Allowance
on
Old
Car.
'
ili
unit
they should not be touched with the
mother of the post's auxiliary
can Legion. Department of New York;
years
from
now.
In
larger
cities
Beware of the dealer who Is willing the overflow pipe.
hands, for If the hen discovers that the
Two weeks before Miss Cynthia's ar- and provision has been made on the
arterial
traffic
system,
under
which
The. same device Is useful when several of the prominent streets lead- nest has been touched she will desert
rival, she was made a member of the application blanks for such assign- to make a big allowance on your old
car. If he gives you more than the car flushing the radiator or using a scale
David WIsted unit of the auxiliary.
ments.
Ing from the business area are made It and hunt another place. But If the
Is worth he Is really selling the new remover, because the pressure aids maeggs are removed with a stick she
9. Payments of this bonus will be car at a discount. It has been proved terially In forcing the scale and muck Into through thoroughfares, was advo- will not leave the nest, even If tne
cated, together with parking spaces
made In one lump sum.
Favor Schooling for
time and time again that It Is Impos- out through the drain.' When the loeggs are taken out nearly every day.
10. Veterans who were actual. res- sible for a car to be sold at less than cation of a leak hi known; It can usu- under buildings and In subways. An
American* in China idents of the state of New York at list price and for the dealer still to ally be repaired easily.—By G. A.entirely new grouping of business
buildings, spreading them out Into Overcrowding Is One of
Interest In schooling for Americans the time of enlistment, but who are make any money. If he sells the car Luers in Popular Science Monthly.
wider areas, was also recommended
In China has grown to such an extent now residing In other states, are en- at a discount there Is a false value
Most Common Mistakes
as a.posslble aid to the solution of the
that Legionnaires In Kings county, titled to the benefits of this law. They somewhere. A car sold for less than
traffic-problem In thejarger cities of - Overcrowding- ls-one_of _the__ most
New ^ork7 recently went on record "sliouldmake application to the adju- list price Is rarely a bargain; Invar! Some BigMysteries-of——
New ^ork7
y
f
h i t i
country.-rPopular Mechanics Mag- common mistakes made In growing
Automobiles Explained the
favoring establishment of such insti- that of the American Legion of the ably that car would be cheaper and
azine.
chickens. Overcrowding of the babr
tutions and offered their services In state In which they now reside, as ap- more satisfactory If purchased at full
It's funny how people ride around In
chicks usually corrects ltiwlf by the
plication
blanks
will
be
distributed
to
price.
A
discount
means
a
reduction
this direction.
cars and' never know what makes ism
simple method of the chicks dying
. Consult Good Architect
the
state
headquarters
of
all
states
for
In
value.
Under County Commander Edward
go. And Just because they dont know,
from
day to day until the number that
The
man
of
affairs
does
not
questhe
convenience
of
veterans
residing
The most Important function of the hey get Into a lot of trouble they
A. Simons, a resolution was passed
tion the advisability of having an can be accommodated with air Is left.
In
such
states.
Any
American
Legion
dealer
after,
the
car
has
been
delivby the posts represented in the Kings
would have avoided If they did know. architect plan his home, for experi- Any condition that depletes the vitalCounty Council of the American Le- post will advise the name and address ered Is to give service—free service for
The clutch Is a mechanical hand ence has taught him that successful ity of the chick Is apt to bring on a
of
the
department
adjutant.
minor
adjustments,
perhaps,
but
gion, urging that the national legislawhich
holds the engine abaft and the
11. Veterans of the World war re- prompt and satisfactory service wheth- drive shaft together when the ear la things must first be conceived In a ooseness of the bowels.
tive committee of the organization be
mind fitted to create them. Brains and
All cases of diarrhea are not the Iner
the
work
be
gratis
or
not.
When
a
siding
In
the
state
of
New
York
should
instructed to seek passage of legislagoing and lets go and separates them study make practical plans, not ac- fectious white diarrhea; many of them
car
breaks
down,
the
seriousness
of
communicate
with
the
American
Letion establishing such Institutions In
when the car Is not going and-the en- cident or fancy. There are still a few could have been prevented by providgion post In the community In which the breakage Is not truly measured by gine is.
the Orient.
people who have the notion that ing more room for the chicks; the
Its
-size
or
Importance,
but
by
the
they live, for arrangements have been
The function of the geared Is t В» architecture can be practiced by any- diarrhea Is merely an evidence of overmoney It costs and the time It takes
made
for
distribution
of
applications
Merchant* Interested
one, and we often hear them remark
through these posts, and assistance to place the car In running order provide a different ratio mi engine rev- that they planned their own home crowding.
olution
to
rear
wheel
revolution;,
not,
When the young stock have reached
again.
With
this
fact
In
mind
It
Is
in Legion Indoor Fair will be rendered In the filing of the apas some people fondly suppose, to a> without any .professional help.
the sex-conscious age, the sexes should
Haw far the generosity of local plications. A certified copy of the dis- easy to see how essential It Is to be low the driver to drive at different
Thanks to the growth of good taste, be separated. Separation of the sexes
careful In selecting a dealer.
merchants went toward the American charge must accompany application,
speeds,
but
to
provide
him
with
though,
we are learning that such de- promotes the growth of each.
Legion In Geneva, N. Y.. may. be seen and this copy may be- certified -by a
power when It Is needed.
sirable Intellectual qualities In the
by the fact that donations for the notary public, commissioner of deeds,
home as charm,. beauty, simplicity,
The differential is an
. Wet Feeds for Chicks
annual Indoor fair were Insured for Justice of the peace, etc.
personality, can be put there only by
of
gears
which
Is
an
elastic
transmitAUTOMOBILE FACTS ter of power to the rear wheels—It
12. A bill has been Introduced, nt
$20,000.
Every one of these donaA few breeders say they have good
men having well-trained natural talent
tions was given to the Legion for the request of the American Legion In
for architects
oral expression. Not any results with wet feeds for baby chicks.
«IHtllMMMII)HH » mm MM M »»*»«»» deliver more power to one wheel
riistrlbutlon-<lurlng-the-elght-days-of- -the-leRlslature-to-provlde-for-payment-Smltbr-Jones,L^5>r_Oood Citizen, how- Since many breeders fall with this)
ll
The plunger Inside the tire valve la theothersnrtor
the event, and to be on the safe side, to the next of kin of those who made
ever much he-may know of building system, we do. not recommend It.
wheel
to
revolve
faster
or
slower
man
responsible
for
the
life
of
the
tire,
post officials Insured them against loss the supreme sacrifice, and those who
or plumbing, can design a successful Clean dry grains after the. rolled oats)
by fire for the big amount. The fair have died since the signing of the arm- and should never be removed unless ,the other.
home for architecture Is more than becomes offensive to the chicks Is the
wus held in interest of a building fund istice, for the amount due for each' absolutely necessary.
building, and good planning Is more safest feed. Sour milk Is very Impor* **
of the Legion, the original goal of full month of active service and It Is
Organized Motortruck
than convenient plumbing.—Country tant In the feeding rations of baby
Eighteen million pounds of sodajtol,
which was $15,000. hut which was expected this bill will pass. It prochicks.
Life.
'
Lines
Being
Discussed
raised because of the excellent" re- .vldes for $1,500,000 to be handled by a surplus war explosive made by mixOrganised motortruck lines, routes
Ing TNT and sodium nitrate, .Is to be
the bonus commission.
ceipts of the event. , • ,
Community Meetings
Origin of Pekin Duck
13. Provision is made In the appli- used In state and. federal road con- through designated streets, will be
School buildings and equipment In
The Pekln duck hi of Asiatic origin,
one of the solutions of the rail term!-, Jackson, Mich., В«re open to_use by
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'
cation form for. filing of claim' by a struction. *
\Favorfi New Gymnasium. guardian or committee of veterans
nal problem in large cities, In tba the public -for community purposes and,was Imported t o this country
• Gov. C. C 'Moore nf Idaho, has In- who have been declared to be Insane
Scale In the radiator can be ,over- opinion of a transportation,discussion and the auditoriums and gymnasiums, ifrom China, about; thirty years ago.
dorsed the project, of the American ;or/of unsound mind. . / •• ••-come by mixing a little glycerin with at the recent annual meeting of tne are In., constant-use .In* the evenings. 'A-traveler ..who" saw them about the
Legion to; construct n new gymnasium '-, ,14. The -American., Legion; posts the /.cooling water. ..'• The glycerin American "Economic association n Two of the Intermediate schools are streets of ^Peking -mistook them, for
building at- the. University of, Idaho^ -Uirbughout-^ the state, have.;made' ar- should be used In proportions of half Washington. - Prof. Emory B. Johnson regularly used by six basketball teams small white geese at: first but upon
In'^a -recent letter, to P^uhDnylst; state"; "rantseinents'tb:asslst;veterans in;filing" a pint-to (Ba"ch:: five .gallons, of ;.water. of. the"University, of, Pennsylvania tad for practice and match games. Twenty- finding them ducks, was so Impressed
com:
the conference on this subject.- . - , two/other organizations, .Including with'their snow white' plumage, and
tlve
^ I ^ w a s t t h e ; s^eial/oiuteloa ttat erghV; boy' scout"troops, Thold. their,.' noble'carriage that he secured some
f IsUeribugh ture
freight cars must be taken out of rВ«n- meetings- In-sthe, gymnasiums^ the : 0 f -their :eggs.:*jrhey .were .brought ,tВ»
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H K o n g Tarn) hatchedr and In dun
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land outside the;citiesjln elementa-ry^sch-^^^^^
who 'sunI'd
overseeing
all
the
old
Junk
on
wheels.
p
be handled at Albany,
ernor Moore pledged his hearty sup- mission will
i h common esxriwj
ri
J t when a car should be
be —*•«-*•
chloro- conjunction with
Just
frequently
New York.
port to the movement
toTcollectlon and delivery servtei'
formed" Is a problem.
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No Need to Bother
With the Middleman
Doing Away With <
Tedium of Travel
The phrase "the tedium of travel"
will speedily become meaningless, so
A fanner of German descent entered far as long-distance railway, Journeys
the drug store of a small Ohio town, are concerned, If other companies folas the story was told at the Salesman- low the lead of the London A Northship luncheon recently by Martin L. eastern and run "cinema coaches,''
Pierce of Canton, Ohio, expert In In- says London Tit-Bits.
Experiments recently carried out on
dustrial relations. •
nounced to the druggist, who, as It long-distance trains proved conclusivehappened, was president of the local ly that even on trains traveling at express speed films can be shown with
Salesmanship dub.
"Why, who's dead!" the druggist In- results as good as In a first-class picture theater. True, a few difficulties
quired sympathetically.
. "Nobody's dead, but my wife's sick, from oscillation and so on had to be
so I want an undertaker," the farmer overcome, but these have now been
dealt with successfully.
repeated.
.
The coach used as railway film: "Ton don't'mean an undertaker, you
want a doctor;, I'll get you one," the theater by the London & Northeastdruggist replied reaching for the ern was not specially constructed for
phone.
that purpose. A coach In storage was
"Oh, no, I don't; I want an under- taken out, dismantled, refitted, shuttaker," the man Insisted. "Ain't we tered and equipped with operator's
been hearing at every meeting of the room and screen. Power was supplied
Salesmanship club how we should by the train's electric-lighting system
eliminate the middleman?"—Houston and the auditorium was seated for 30
people.
Port.
All cinema-theater regulations have
been
strictly observed In the construc• Identifying Him
tion of this railway picture house.
Blinks—What kind of a man Is
Loudly?
Experience
Jinks—The kind of a bird who has
Experience cannot be criticized by
made u failure of his own business,
but knows how he could make a howl- our idea of what experience ought to
be like; it can be criticised only by
Ing success of everybody else's.
more experience.—Sir Walter Raleigh.
When a man Is beaten at'any game
It Is a good divine that follows his
be always says that be Is out of
own Instructions.
practice.
Life gives you just 13 years
of real health—and happiness
Average Health Span extends only from age 18 to
age 31, according to United States
Hfe Tables, 1920
Asramtag that yon a n the average drink with the rich, mellow, fun-bodied
flavor of this wholesome grain. Every
member of the family can drink it
every meal of the day, enjoy its delidousness. crave it, knowing there isn't
a sleepless hour, a headache, or a taut
nerve in it.
For the sake of year yean following age 81, we want you to try
Postum for thirty days. Ton cant
expect to overcome the effects of a
i B Is В» habit of years in two or three days, or
TUB sounds seasatioiuil.
sational. Bat it is true-end i t Is even a week. To make this a sporting
something to which the wise man or proposition, we will give yon a week's
supply ef Postum free. Enough forwoman mil give serious thought.
a eup with every meal for a week. But
OfcouTscftisnotnatuMLorright we want yoa to carry on for tin full
It is the direct result of an artificial thirty days.
node of life—of careless eating, sleepOasrie Blanehard, who has person*
lessness. and stimulated nerves. Nature
provides a danger signal—fatigue»-to ally served Postum to over 800,000
warn when the body needa rest The people, will send you her own dine*
person who regularly deadens the Sons for preparing i t Indicate
fatigue signal by the use of a. drag is whether you want Instant Postum, the
in the world to prepare,
overriding the warning of nature,
«eraon, yoa will enjoy health—physical freedom and full vigor—only
from age 18 to 81. This astounding
fact is shown by the United States
Life Tables, 1920.
. Torn? earning power win decrease
japidly after 40. That period commonly called "the prime of life" will
actually be an ago of decay.
i
That is whateoffeFaoeiirT
or^Postum-Oereal,_the.kiiid-you_boil._
Either form easts less than most other
average cup of coffee contains 1% to hot drinks. HO out the coupon, and
8 grams o f the drag eaffdn—classified
year flist week/a free supply of
aa a poison. This & a, dose of caffdn
of the slxe often administered by physleiana in cases of heart failure. It TEAIl THIS OUT—MAIL IT NOW
I
to
fatigue signal. Aetualt/, ths
strength is tabled from the, body's
OoffeВ« В«mtaiw 110 nourishment Its
only virtues,'asabeverage, are its
warmth and flavor. * A. good, hot, Aw9
Um drink is a benefit with every meal
postum.
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. Those who may look upon Spain as' floor of their, dwellings to chickens,
Boston
Pittsburgh
a land of the siesta where life flows In pigs and steers; but their own quara leisurely sort of way, hove over- ters upstairs in these houses of many
looked the Basque provinces ul the ex- animals, are spotlessly dean.
treme north of the peninsula. This reMany Minea and Foundries.
gion centering around the Important
One derives a false picture <if tlie
part of Bilbao has been aptly dubbed center of'Basquedom around Bilbao,
"Spain's New England," for there IS unless he takes the little eight-mile
an unmistakable Yankee-like spirit In side trip from the city down to the
the air, "
.
pea. Paralleling each jslde of the
The traveler notes the'change as, river Is an electric tramway, and parsoon as be crosses the Basque border alleling each of * these in turn Is a
by rail. Even the train picks up steam railway.
We Understand
Corrected
spirit and arrives at each succeeding
Town after town Is to be seen on the A zealous but untrained reformer
It
was
a dear old Brookllne
f
little station punctually—a thing un- way. Along the left bank of the
who
made
the
Malaproplun
remark
^
had
obtained
permission
to
speak
at
known In the country to the south. Nervlon shipbuilding yards are suc"Say whut you will, I've tried all my
The "Vascongados," as the Spaniards ceeded by Immense Iron foundries and the county Jail.
"Brothers," he pleaded with them, life to live up to my ordeals."—Boscall them, or the "Euskaldunac," as smelters, and dozens of steamers are
they call themselves, are decidedly tied up alongside these Industrial "lose no time In turning to the path- ton Transcript.
different. Even the Basque tongue plants, all combining to fill the air way of. righteousness. Remember we
are here today and gone tomorrow."
(Euskara) is totally unintelligible to with the smoke of man's activities.
Gloomy voice from the rear: "I've
the Spaniard, and It Is spoken almost
The pretty green hillsides far be- got eighteen years here yet."
exclusively by the peasants of the yond the river are marred here and
little provinces of Gulpuzcoa, Vlucaya there by patches of reddish-brown
and Alava. though Spnnlsh Is used In color, where, in the distance, can be
the larger towns and cities. A Basque seen the puff of the little locomotives
newspaper, and there are several of of the ore trains, and occasionally the
them, resembles Polish quite as much nimble of a dynamite explosion Is
as It. does SpanlRh.
heard. These ore the mines, and from
Hot water
The history of these "Yankees" of many of them, stretching for miles
.SureRelief
Spain, who proudly claim - trt be the through the air, to the loading berths
oldest unmixed race In Europe, is a on the river, are aerial cables, to which
Applicants Ior Insurance Should
repetition of determined efforts to de- are fastened buckets full of red ore
Use Swamp-Root
fend and retain the natural rights and moving continually from mine to
liberties which they have enjoyed river, with parallel cables carrying
Judging from reports from druggists 2 5 * AND 75*RftCKAGES EVERYWHERE
since time Immemorial. They had bock the empties to the far-away
who
are conatantly in direct touch with
certain fueros, or special privileges, to brown patches on the hillside.
the public, there is one preparation that
which they held through thick and
The river winds Its way between has been, very succeatful in overcoming
th|n. and way back In 1202 they stub- these rich hills, and finally, rounding a these conditions. 'The mild and healing
bornly refused to become Incorporated corner, comes suddenly to the sea. influence of Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root ia
with the provinces of Leon, Navarre The strong, sea breezes of the Biscay •oon realized. I t stands the highest for
and Castile until the privileges had blow away the smudgy fog of Indus- its remarkable record of success;
been duly recognized.
An examining pbyiician for one of the
try, and one emerges again Into sunny
prominent Life Imunnce Companies, in
These privileges gave the Bnsques, Spain.
among other things, a republican conAt each side of the river mouth Is an interview of the subject, made the aastitution In their three little prov- a. town—Portugalete on the left and toniihing statement that.one reason why
inces, Immunity from taxation and Las Arenas on the right. A beautiful so many applicant* for iniuranee are rejected ie because kidney trouble is to
freedom from military service, though and unusual bridge, connecting the common
to the American people, and the
they maintained certain forces of their two forms a fitting mdnument to Urge majority of. thoae whose applications
P. D. Q., a chemical (not an
powder) that will acown.
mark the union of the Nervlon with are declined do not even •aspect that Insect
tually rid a house of Bed
After Basques helped In the unsuc- the waters of the Atlantic.
they, have the disease. Dr. Kilmer's Bugs, Roaches, Fleas and Anta
its proper use-Impossicessful Carllst uprising In 1876, how- There are few harbors more beau- Swamp-Root is on sale at all drug stores with
ble for them to exist as it kills
ever, these fueros were taken from tiful In setting than this, with one in bottles of two sires, medium and Urge. their eras as well and thereby
them. Thus the much-hated salt mo- breakwater of stone stretching far out However,, if you wish first t o .test this •tops Future generations.
A 35c package makes a quart
nopoly of the'Spanish •government was Into the sea from the Portugalete side great preparation, send ten cent* to Dr. Free—a
patent spot In every
Introduced Into the three provinces and another, of equal length, from Kilmer ft Co., Binghamton, K. Y., for a package, to get them in the
hard-to-get-at
places. Special
•ample
bottle.
When
writing,
be
sure
along with the more-hated tobacco mo- the Las' Arenas side. Within the
Hospital Blxe, 12.60, makes 5
nopoly and with the most-hated breakwaters are vessels riding at an- and mention this paper.—Advertisement. gallons. Your druggist hay It
or can get It for you. Mailed
"qufnta." or military conscription.
•hor on the deep, blue water, a few
prepaid upon receipt of price
. Who Plant* a Tree
by th.e Owl Chemical Works,
Bllboa, 8econd Spanish Port.
steamers and many small fishing
Terra Haute. Ind..
.
The
really
Important
bit
of
news
Picture a small, round valley nes- schooners, for the fresh flВ»h of the
tling among wondrous green hills, some Basque sea are marked h|gh In the that there were as many as 70,000 en
rolled tree planters In the United
of which are almost worthy of the record of fish excellence.
Stutes lnst year reminds us afresh o
name of mountains, with a river careBasque Sardine Women.
the good work of the American Tree
fully making a letter S or two In
WHY NOT BE A NURSE?
One of the unique little pictures of
order to enter this beautiful strong- the Basque town's on the sea Is that association. The only duty for mem- The Methodist Episcopal Hospital,
hold. That Is the site of Bllnon, with of the barefooted sardine women, bership In that far-ranging fraternity 6th St. and 7th Avenue, Brooklyn,
Is that one shall set out a tree—a N. Y., ranks among the boat In the
Its hundred thousand souls, the largest Basque city and the .second sea- walking with infinite and unaffected service to which every citizen an country. Write Superintendent for
Bruce through narrow streets of stone particularly every homemaker slioul copy of Traialng School Proapactua.
port of Spain.
flagging, with great square wooden
The river Is the Nervlon, which has trays balanced on their heads. On the turn; with delight,
Choosing a Vacation
been canalized from the city to the trays are hundreds of silvery fresh
Oscar had finally completed bis
Oood baaltta depanda npon В«ooA dtsaatton.
Bay of Biscay! eight miles distant, so sardines laid out In neat rows. And Safecnard your dlfeitlon with Wrlfht'a In- education and now • wished to be an
Vaa-eUbla Pllli and yon aafecuard your architect. His. father did not like I t
that sea-golngwnerchnnt vessels come the women cry, s'Sardlnns, sardinas dian
taaaltb. В»T1 Paarl St.. N> T. AdT.
to town, passing the Aynntamlento, vivas!" Indicating that their wares are
-Nonsense!" said he. "There'll be
the beautiful municipal building, on
practically no building for years—
Wasn't
Sure
still
alive.
their way, and dropping anchor within
Among other qualities of excellence, . Majrlstrate—"Did you say child or you'll have nothing to do."
a stone's throw of the Tentro Arriga,
"Tbnt's exactly the reason," said OS*
the
Basques are the leading athletes children?" Applicant—"Well, It is
one of the finest theaters In Spain.
car.—Meggendorfer Blatter (Munich).
twin, sir."—London Tlt-Blts.
In
Spain.
They
supply
a
goodly
numThe hills encircle the city so closely
that the ribbons of railways seeking ber of torreros for the bull ring, but
A single spade In the hand Is worth
The average man prides hlmsel
entry from north, east, south and west thВ« really noteworthy excellence of the
more than a trey of diamonds In Uw
upon
the
possessions
his
neighbor
can'
Basque
sportsman
lies
In
no
more
nor
attain their end only by plunging Into
pack.
afford.
less than playing ball.
smoky tunnels.
It Is not baseball, however, but the
After likening the Basque provinces
to New England, one must mix his great Basque ball game, jnego de pesimiles a bit and admit that Bllboa Is lota, democratic and popular as Is the.
the "Pittsburgh" of Spain. Along the national game- In America. One sees
Nervlon, between the city and the the boys In the villages hard at It,
sea, are some of the world's most and In the cities the fond Basque
famous Iron deposits. They were parent, like.the American, is someknown In the Middle ages—so much times-caused a violent shock by the
so, In fact, that Elizabethan writers smaahlng of a pane of glass In the
-illnlng-roomrcaused-by-the-unwelcomeBsed~the term "Bllfio" for rapier, l r entry of a pelota. a little smaller and
Is largely during the last three de- a little harder than a baseball.
cades, however, that vast exploitation
The game Is, perhaps, a more violent
.has taken place; and now the river
la lined with freighters loading ore form of sport than baseball, and In
for Newcastle or .for Rotterdam, many respects- closely resembles
'where It Is transshipped Into Rhine squash rackets.
In a description of the "New England
barges and carried to Krupps and
ether German Iron and steel makers. of SpanV'some mention must be made of
. But not all of this Vlzcayan- wealth San Sebastian, the second city In the
Is exported in Its natural state.' Basque Bnsque provinces, but the least Basque
energy-has caused the erection of In characteristics. It la a modern
MOTHER:-Fletcher's O j t o m W p ^ ^
smelting'plants along the river, where town on the Buy of Biscay only a few
miles
from
the
French
frontier,
the
tute for Castor 03, Paregoric TeetMnf Drops and Sootff
steel-rails -and ship "plates" are ..proeduced. The :ralla explaln^whyVthese summer residence of the royal family
Syrups, prepared foe Infanta fe anna and Ouldtca aflgjВ»geВ».
provlnceai lead :in;ttie"matter of. Span- and the must popular of Spanish reish railways and the steel plates wiry ports It has s line casino and an unBilbao has become Spain's shlpbulld- rivaled bathing beach. Indeed. In
many ways, San Sebastian Is a serious
lig center
The peasant farmers In Basqne land, rival of Monte Carlo.
Sure Relief
Thousands Have Kidney
Trouble and Never
Suspect It
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guest for a short time.
(•the following officers were electDELPHIAN SOCIETY
blackberries this year.
ed for the<cnining year: President
ELECTS OFPICEES Mrs. Walter S. Berry, vice presi- Henry Treat has been confined
The Sunshine Circle is meeting Mrs. Peter Palen of Newport
dent Mrs. John L. .Beach, secre- to his home with illness several this afternoon at the homo of •News, Vav died at the home of
Mrs. W. G. Reynolds Monday.
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Mrs. P. H. Leavenworth.
The annual meeting of the tay and treasurer Mrs. H. B. Me- days.
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Siedu chapter of the Delphian Crme.
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Abrams
arid Mrs. A. E. Knox were Quite a number from here, atsociety was hold at the home' of
have arrived at their summer in Mr.
You
are
known
by
the
comLitchf ield Tuesday and re- tended the funeral of Irving D.
Mrs. H. H. Ashenden on Main
turned to town bringing with Atwood in Watertown Sunday
street Tuesday afternoon. Reports pany you keep; therefore avoid ome in West Side.
It has
them
Mrs. Emma Clark Baker, of afternoon. of the secretary and treasurer Mayonnaise dressing.
The WcBt Side weather prophet
for the past year were read and been mixed with oil.
WWOODBURY.
Rev. J. L. R. Wyckoff, George
R. Sturges and Harmon S. Boyd
were in attendance at the meeting of the Litchf ield county University club held in Norfolk Friday evening, and heard Maj.Gen.
Henry P. Allen speak on "Occupation of the Ruhr."
A cuspidor is what men take
shots at and miss.
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