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r itRMOt FAIRMOUNT THE NEWS It Is not Russia's economic offenses and theories that now need to be discussed, but Russia's need of food and clothing. WONDERFUL GAIN IN WEIGHT REPORTED A Story of the Builders of Democracy I A. IMT&mL for J trine Jkges By BACHELLER f 11 ss and see what's up. Jack is away, you j know." ' "I w ill." said Sarah. It was nearly two o'clock when Samson, having fed and watered his horses get into bed. Yet he wag up before daylight, next morning, and singing a hymn of praise as he kindled the fire and filled the tea kettle and lighted his candle lantern and went out to do his chores whUe Sarah, partly reconciled to her new disappointment, dressed and began the work of another day. So they and Abe and Harry and others like them, each under the urge of his own ambition, spent their great strength in the building and defense of the republic and grew prematurely old. Their work began and ended in darkness and often their days were doubled by the burdens of the night. So in the reckoning of their time each year was more than one. Sarah went down to the village in the afternoon of the next day. When Samson came in from the fields to his supper she said: "Mr. Bisrgs is stopping at the tavern. He brought a new silk dres and some beautiful linen for Mrs. Kelso. He tel'S her that Bim has made a new-man of him. Chi'ms be has quit drii.kic.-r and gone to work. Dim and her mother are terribly excited. He wants them to move to St. Louis and live on his big plantation in a house next to his rent free." Samson knew that Bigsrs was the The table needs a new utensil for the fellow who miscalculates and Is left to butter a last single row on the ear of corn. A Paris surgeon offers new faces for old. "The name is familiar, but for the moment your face seems to escape me." Another reason why cattle production Is low may be that It takes too many cowhides to buy the farmer a pair of shoes. China claims to have the oldest civilization in the world. Yet in some transactions it has seemed strangely unsophisticated. Washington reports that the cost of living has declined LM per cent in a year, if they were able to get into touch with that. Mars ought to be easy. There has been dug up in Vancouver a crude statue estimated to to 2T,000 years old. Doubtless it has the date B. C. 2n.(H;0 engraved nn it. giant astral body, L'O times greater than the sun, hits been discovered. Unimportant for the time being, perhaps hut better that than a new eimtie. A certain element of t:nemplo iiieitt may be duo to the man who refuses to work unless he can get the kind of a job he likes and name his own compensation. Yon can'! (jti FULL LOOK MEASURE tor Ithe from an ifMFHRY ernpiij pump? U J If pump valves and Gasoline? drips A dock imo fine jiar.s under qreuned ths pump is not full Co to a pii'ryp with a Tmi r i&.i w i "i r-i It 1 1 Ask the opih?toij!jia brinq the cftarru info siqht haforo he putsl the hose in your car. Then uozi are qciiinq jas from a full pump OANDA CO. PHIL A. PA. A. 1 . 2 in nect'et in every department cf house it cf house- wsl,t-iblo fZ ''Tmii'i Ml 1 linen, sheets and pUIow ece Hard Lines! 'Tiifiiii'. I say." remarked the glove-counter girl with the red hair. "What is unfair?" '"the wa they treated tl.ar -1 j that just landed from I'.ngland." "What did they do to it?" "It had been only four day. ;'--ing the Atlantic, hadn't laid off :n hour, and run every minute " Yes?" "And still, when it got here, tlity docked it I" Ketail Bodger. Philadelphia. Lost Lure of Titles. "Business is not wlrit it ought -o lie." remarked the proprietor of ,i s. ;i-shore hotel. "What's to he done;" 'Couldn't we import a few noblemen and let them stay for a month, free of charge?" asked the publicity man. "No. Titled foreigners were drawing cards before the war. but now ihey are merely objects of so..- po-ion." Birmingham A ge I lerahl. SQUEEZED TO DEATH When the body begins to stiffen and movement becomes painful it is usually en indication that the kidneys are out of order. Keep these organs healthy by taking (GOLD MEDAL Tha world's standard remedy for kidney, liver, bladder and uric add troubles. Famous since 1696. Take regularly and keep in food health. In three sizes, all druggists. Guaranteed as represented. Leok far tbo Mm Gold Medal on aad accept mo imitation m I . 7 Tomorrow Alright V. x Young Woman Only Weighed Pounds Now Weighs Over 100 and Is Gaining Every Day. "Before I Logan taking Tanlac I only weighed TG pounds, I now weigh over wi hundred and am paining every day," said Miss Lallue Davis of Chattanooga, Term. I bought my first little of Tanlac at Gas City. lnd and It helped me so mudi that I continued using it. I have always been very delicate and suffered a great deal from stomach trouble and rheumatism. I rarely ever had any appetite and simply could not relish anything. I fell off until I only weighed 76 pounds and was so thin I looked perfectly awful. This is the condition I wr.s in when I began taking Tanlac. "Oh, I feel so different now. Even my complexion is improved. My appetite is good and I can hardly get eael. to eat. Tanlac is simply grand and I can truthfully say it is the only medicine that has ever done me any good." Tanlac is sold by leading druggists ever v where. A 1 vert : semen t . The Difference. "There's -ne big difference between death and taxes." "What is it?" "Death can or.lv hit you once." MOTHER! 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Business recovery in Europe is asserted by the fact that a great many wealthy Americans have resumed their custom of going abroad for the Summer. Cuticura Soap IS IDEAL' For the Hands So 25c, Olahaurt 25 to! 59e, Tale Sc. r i IRVING greed of laud grabbers had brutally violated their rights. This feeling had been deepened by the massacre of the red women and children at Bad Ax. A number of mounted men went with them and gave them a ride now and then. Some of the travelers had little to eat on the journey. Both Abe and Harry suffered from hunger and sore feet before they reached Peoria, where they bought a canoe and in the morning of a bright day started down the Illinois river. They had a long day of comfort In its current with a good store of bread and butter and cold meat and pie. The prospect of being fifty miles nearer home before nightfall lightened their hearts and they laughed freely while Abe told of his adventures in the campaign. To him it was all a wild comedy with tragic scenes dragged into It and woei'dlly out of place. Indeed he th.onL.ht it no more like war than a pii: sticking and that was the kind of thing he hated. Harry had not heard from home since he left it. Abe had l ad a letter from Kutletlge which gave him the news of Dim's elopement. Tl.e letter said : "I was. over to Boardstown the day Kelso and McNeil got erf the steamer. I brought them home with me. Kelso was bigger than his i rouble. Said that the ways of youth were a part of the great plan. 'Timrrs ; Thorns" he said. 'They an1 the toaehors of wisdom and who am I that I shnM think myself er my daughter too g od for the like, since it is written that .tesijs Christ did not complain of them';"" IT hi fit k! They Had a Lcng Diy of Comfort in Its Current. "Hae you heard from homo?" Ah asked as they paddled n. "Not a word." said Harry. "You're net expecting to meet Bim Kelso?" "That's the best part of getting home for me," said Harry, turning with a smile. "Let her drift for a minute," said Abe. "I've got a letter from James Rutledge that I want to read to you. There's a big Ieson in it for both of us something to remember as king as we live." Abe read the leiter. Harry sat motionless. Slowly his head bent forward until Ids chin touched his breast. Abe said with a tender note in his voice as he folded the letter: "This man is well along in life. He hasn't youth to help him as you have. See how he takes It and she's the only child he has. There are millions of pretty girls In the world for you to choose from." "I know It, but there's only one Bim Kelso In the world," Harry answered mournfully. "She was the one 1 loved." "Yes, but you'll find another. It looks serious, but it isn't you're so young. Hold up your head and keep going. You'll be happy again soon." "Maybe, but I don t see how," said the boy. ' "There are lots of things you enn't see from where you are nt this present moment. There are a good many miles ahead o' you, I reckon, and one thing you'll see plainly, by and by that It's ftll for the best. I've suffered a lot myself but I can see now it has been a help to me. There isn't an hour of it I'd be willing to gr.e up." They paddled o'.onf in silence for a time. "It was my fault," said Harry presently. "I never could say the half I wanted to when she was with me. My tongue is too slow. She gave me a chance and I wasn't man enough to take It. That s all I ve got to say on that subject." Some time afterward In a letter to his father the boy wrote i "I often think of that ride down the river and the way he talked to me. It was so gentle. He was a big, powerful giant of a tuan who weighed over A i it a ' j k j t -v- .t Copyright. Trrini Bactieller two hundred pounds, all of it hone and muscle. But under his great strength was a woman's gentleness; under the dirty, ragged clothes and the rough, brown skin grimy with dust and perspiration, was one of the cleanest souls that ever came to this world. 1 don't mean that he was like a minister. He could tell a story with pretty rough talk In it. but always for u purpose. He hated dirt on tl.e hands or on the tongue. He .oved flowers like a woman. He loved to look at the dars at night and the colors of the sunset and the morning dew on the meadows. I never saw a man so much inv love with fun and beauty." They reached Havana that evening and sold their canoe to a man who Kept boats to rent on the river shoVo. They ate a hot supper at the tavern and got a ride with a farmer who was going ten miles in their direction. From his cabin some two hu?rs later they sot out afoot in the da;Uness. "Going home is the end of all journeys," said A!e as they tra nced along. "Did it ever occur to you mat every live creature has its home'? The ti!j of tlie sea. the birds of the air. the beasts of the field and forest, the creeper- in j the grass, ail go home. Most ,.f them i turn toward tt when tlie Iav wanes. ; I'he call of i.on.e the one voice hea'd I and resnoeted all tlio wav uown tiio line of life. And, ye know, the mo-t j wonderful and mysiorious tiling in nature is the power that lool animals ave to go h-eae through groat tlis. taueos. liUe the ttirt'e that swam trom the Fay of Biscay to his home off Van Dieman's Band. Somehow, coming over in a ship, lie had bla.ed a trad through the pathless deep more than ten thousand miles long. It's the one ni.r.icti ons gift- the one call that's ine-;st- ihle. Don't you hoar it nowV I never lie down in the darkness: wihout thinking of home when I am away." "And it's hard to eh.iti-.e your home when you're wonted to it." said Harry. "Yes, its a little like living when yen pull up the roots and mow. It's been hard on your folks." This remark brought them up to the greatest of mysteries. They tramped in silence for a moment. Abe broke in upon it with those words: "I reckon there mast be another home seunewhoro to go to after we have broke the last camp here, and a kind of a bird's compass to help us tiinl it. I reckon well hear the call of it as we grow older." lie stopped and took off Ids hat and looked tip at the stars and added: "If it isn't so I don't see why the long proeoss'on of life keeps harping on this subject of home. I think I see the point of the. whole thing. It isn't the place or the furniture that makes it homo, but the love and peace that's in it. By and by our home isn't here any more. It has moved. Our minds begin to beat about in the undiscovered countries looking for it. Somehow we got it located each man for himself." For another space they hurried along without speaking. "I tell you. Harry, whatever a large number of intelligent folks have agreed upon for some generations is if they li;no been allowed to do their own thinking."" said Abe. "It's about the only w isdom there is." He had sounded tl e keynote of the new Democracy. So, under the lights of heaven, speaking in the silence of tke night of impom trable mysteries, they .journeyed on toward the land of plenty. "It's as still as a graveyard," Harrv whispered when they had climbed the bluff by the mill long after midnight and were near the little village. "They're all buried In sleep," said Abe. "We'll get Rutledge out of bed. He'll give us a shakedown somewhere." His loud rap on the doer of the tavern signalised more than a desire for rest In the weary travelers, for just then a cycle of their lives hud ended. Raider try to burn out Traylor "underground rail road station." (TO B CONTINUED.) "Frankenstein." "Frankenstein'" is a romance by Mrs. Shelley, wife of the distinguished pnet, Percy Byssche Shelley. The hero. Frankenstein, contrives to make and animate by his intimate control of the mysteries of nature, a monster In human form, who becomes the constant torment of Its creator's existence. The monster was created without n soul, yet not without nn Intense craving for human sympathy, and he found existence, on these terms such p terrible curse that In the end he fc'rw his maker. The story of "Frnnk instein" is said to be consciously or unconsciously an nllegorlcnl portrayal of the character of Shelley himself, who. In "Alastor," has pntnted hlmse?f as nn idealist isolated from humni nympnthy. Helen Moore, In her lift of Shelley, hns n chapter on thl. B1M ELOPES. Synopsis. Samson and Sarah Traylor, with their two children. Josiah and Betsey, travel by wason from the'.r home In Vergenr.es, Vt., to the West the land of plenty. Their destination is the Country of the Sar.samon, in Illinois. At Niagara Palls they meet John McNeil, who also decides to sx lo the San-eamon country. Sarah's ministrations save the life of Harry Needles and he accompanies the Traylors. They reach New Salem. Illinois, and are welcomed by young Abe Lincoln, Jack Kelso and his pretty daughter Bim and others. Samson raises his cabin. Lincoln thrashes Armstror.fr. Harry strikes Bap McNeil. Harry is attacked by McNoll and his rang:, and Bim drives oft his assailants with a shot jrn. Mc-" 1 's markedly attentive to Ann Rutl1sr. Unooln is in love with Ann. but has never had enouph courage to tell her so. Harry loves Bim. Traylor helps two slaves, who had run away from St. Louis. Kliphalet Biers, owner of the slaves, las his arm broken by Traylor. Bieps meets Bim and makes love to her. Abe ar.roiinoes that he is a candidate for tlie locis-lature. The Black Hawk war makes Abe a captain and he ar.d Harry sro to the front. CHAr 1 tH IA. In Which Bim Kelso Makes History, While Abe d Harry and Other Gocd Citizens cf New Salem Are Making an Effort to That End in the Indian War. In the midst of springtime there came cheering new s from the old home in Vermont a letter to Sarah from her brother, winch contained the wcl- oonie promise that he was coming to visit them and expected to be In Beardstown about the fourth of May. Samson drove across country to meet the steamer. He was at the landing tht He saw every passoncer that mime ashore, and KliphaVt Diggs. leading his big bay n.are, was one of tbictn, but the exported visitor did not arrive. There would be no other steamer bringing passengers from the Hast for a number of days. Samson went to a store ar.d bought a new dress ar.d sundry bits evf finery fr Sarah. lie returned to New Salem with a heavy heart. Sarah stood in the open door as he drove up. "Didn't dune." ho said mournfully. Without a word. Sarah foliowed him to the barn, with the tin lantern in her hand. He gave her a hug as he got down from the wagon. He was little given to like displays of emotion. 'Don't feel bad." he said. ' I've given them up I don't believe we shall ever see them again," said Sarah, as they were walking toward the door. "I think I know how the dead feel who are so soon forgotten." e cant blame em. said Samson. "They've probably heard about the Injun scare and would expect to be massacreed if they came." Indeed the scare, now abating, had spread through the border settlements and kept the people awake o nights. Samson and other men. left in New Salem, had met to consider plans for a stockade. "And then there's the fever an' ague," Samson added. "Sometimes I feel sirry I told 'em about It, because they'll think It worse than it Is. But we've got to tell the truth if it kills us." "Yes; we've got to tell the truth." Samson rejoined. "There'll be a railroad coming through here one of these days and then we can all got back and forth easy. If it comes it's going to make us rich. Abe says he expects It within three or four vears." Sarah had a hot supper ready for him. As he stood warming himself by the fire she put her anus around him and gave him a Uttle hue. Tou poor ti-ed man !" she said. "How patient ncd how good you are !" There wae a kind of apology for this moment of weakness in her look end manner. Her face seemed to sav: -It's silly but I can't help it." Tve been happy all the time, for I knew you was waiting for me," Sam on remarked. "I feel rich every time t think of you and the children. Say, look here. He untied the bundle and put the dress and finery In her lap. "Well. I want to know !" she ex claimed, as she heJd it up to the can dlelight. "That must have cost a pret ty penny. I don't care what It cost it ain't half good enough not half." said Samson. As he sat down to his supper lie laid: "I saw that slaver B'gg, get ofT the boat with his big bay mare. There was a darky following hlni with an other horse." "Good land!" said Sarah. "1 hope he Isn't coming here. Mrs. Dnstot told me today that Bim Kel?o has been get ting letters from him. "She's such an odd little critter an? ne s got a mind of her own nn.e body could see that." Samson reflect ed. "She ought to be looked after puny careful. Her parents are so taken ap with ehootfng and tishing and bock they kind o forget the girl t wih t?& go down there tnmorro.v type of man who weds Virtue for her e-iw ry. "A man's judgment is reeded there," sail he. "It's a pity Jack is gone. U'cs will take that girl away with him sure as shooting if we don t look out." "Oh. I don't believe he'd do that," said Sarah.. "I hope he has turned over a new loaf and become a gentleman." "We'll s(e." said Samson. They saw and will oat much delay the background of his pretensions, for cr.e 1ay within the week he r.nd Bim rode away and did not return. Soon a letter came from Bim to her moth- or, mailed at Boardstown. It told of their marriage in that place and sr.id that they would be starting for St. j I.ouis in a few hours on the Star of J the North. SI e begged the forgive- j t oss of her parents and declared that i e was very happy. 'Ton had! Isn't it?" said Sarah when Mrs. Waddell. who had come out with her husband one evening to bring this news, had finished the story. "Yes. it kind o spyles the iace." aid Samson. "I'm afraid for Jack Kelso "fraid it'll bust his fiddle if it don't break his heart. His wife is alone now. We must ask her to come and stav with us." "The Aliens have taken her in." said Mrs. Waddell. "That's good." said Sarah. "I'll go down there tomorrow and offer to do anything we can." When Mr. and Mrs. Waddell had "I can't help think-He was terribly in gone Sarah saiel: ing of poor Harry loe with her." "Well, he'll have to get over it that's all," said SamstSn. "He's young and the wound will heal." It was well for Harry that he was out of the way of all this, anel entered upon adventures which absorbed his thought. As to what was passing with him we have conclusive evidence in two letters, one from Col. Zachary Taylor, in which he says: '"Harry Needles is also recommended for the most intrepid conduct as a se-out and for securing information of great value. Compelled to abandon his wounded horse he swam a river under fire and under the observation of three of our officers, through whose help he got back to his command, bringing a bullet In his thigh." With no knowledge of military service and a company of untrained men, Abe had no chance to win laurels in the campaign. His command did not get in touch with the enemy. He had his hands full maintaining a decent regard for discipline among the raw frontiersmen of his company. When the dissatisfied volunteers were mustered out late in May, Kelso and McNeil, being sick with a stubborn fever, were declared unfit for service and sent back to New Salem as soon as they were able to ride. Abe and Harry joined CaptaiCi ties' company of Independent Rangers and a month or so later Abe re-enlisted to serve with Captain Karly, Harry being under a surgeon's care. The latter's wound was not serious and on duly third he too Joined llarly's command. This company was chiefly occupied in the moving of suppllrs and the burying of a few men who had been, killed In" small engagements with the enemy. It was a band of rough-looking fellows in the costume of the frontier farm and workshop ragged, dirty and un shorn. The companv was disbanded July tenth at Whitewater, Wisconsin, where, that night, the horses of Harry and Abe were stolen. From that point they started bn their long homeward tramp with a wounded sense of decency and justice. 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