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ft' ftMSE EIGtn A consolidation ot the Freeport Bulletin established 3S4?, r T*n> Freeport Journal established IS48, and The Mand.ird pstnblished 3SS7. r WfeJtehed daily except Sunday by THE FKEEPOKT fr'inTtRVAT^RTANnATlD PUBLISHING COMPANY. ^-iV.:.:....''».. StTBPCRTPTTON RATES S^; Carrier, per ^veek. l<jr, per "i'-ear in advance , In iiflvhihe* in .Stephcnsan and adjoin'.Bounties, por year.., • • ..$7.50 . .$5.00 ... .HO <#-;n«mti»*: . - .•• •*»•«[ 1-R; months • • • '• •"•'" ;: 'J3isewh<srn in Illinois and in adjoining states, ?6.00 .!!!!!.!!! s.so L'.OO to proclaim that the price of every thing) and service shall be the same as of the latest day previous to the emergency.". That. is. keep peace prices in war time. We tried that to some extent in the World War, especially, with wheat. By so doing, he says, we would avoid the three great economic evils of war—in-j I flation during the war, stagnation at the> close, deflation and collapse afterward. I Possibly it is not so simple, but his idea ; ,.is worth'thinking about. Pi-ice-fixing is <1Bi an extreme measure, against normal economics. But so is war. And if would-be, THIS HAS HAPPENED twain. ''feis' uvmi t'.s Thrci>- months Pc-i* month war profiteers knew they couldn't raise MILDRED LAWRENCE • \t 1J . *f~ t,~~*~ ccpirtimu!V ATSMTPARE w prices, they would prefer peace. BOUGHT PLEASURE An English educator, now lecturing in this country, makes a thoughtful distinc- WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 192s> ) CAN HE MAKE HIM DRINK? ,___ ! lUTH DEWEY GROVES meets STEPHEK AKMWAGE when he 'rescues her fox fur from a thief. I Th«ir friendship grows until PA.- i MELA .TUDSON, daughter of Mildred's employer, tries to lure him tion between months "pleasure-seeking" a"nd , he believes, buy "That just about settles the acci- j dent theory," thft house detective j said. | One of th« men regarded the win- ) dow speculatively. Then he stepped forward, threw it up, and climbed away from her. HUCK CONNOR j Lo th*> sill where he crouched as becomes infatuated with Pamela, and though preparing to throw himself she plays both men. Her brother, lout, HAROLD, is in love with Mildred, j 2-5° their pleasures ready-made. That is, they " 5 pay money to watch other people play .35 App'y at KOP. ADVKUTISING KATES ishtWH-offU'e, 1117 Wt'sl. opposite ihe Court. House jga'mc?—football, baseball, tennis, etc. street, i instead of playing the game themselves. -i-They pay money to hear music interpreted 'by artists instead . of learning themselves They MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATED 'PRESS , - . . The .Associated Press if exclusively entitled to the , to play some - musical instrument. MX? K>- rcpuhueaiion of :iii news d'ispjitdies credited j p a y money to hear actors in a play speak t-it or. uui. otboi'wisfr r :1 -wiitcd HI ihiff paper ntid also |a ' p i a y wVi'd'ht's thoughts instead of culti- ti 9 IIH-H! news jinlilisO'ieti licrrin. AM rixlit* df 7-c>j>ublicalion of special <lsp*lch*>s ' v hoiun ;n-« also reserved. <iF» means Associated Press. • . ATTENTION .SUBSCRIBERS Hie post of lice at Frccport, Illinois, under J,tar,.-h 3870. p 1 ay w'ri g'h I's tho u ghts ating their own conversational abilities and opportunities. * j These observations of current ways are inot new. Many people have regretted the normal conditions the Journal standard i present tendency to artificial amusement, i you promptly and regularly, if you do',^ ic reason for it may lie in the fact that »,.) art sirch service, vlc-ase notify us by card or i r(jfi ja , arnusern ent.'is SO abundant that trK'nhonc. Wi> will consider it a favor. j ..,„ .. .-..•••-. : I temperance is difficult. matter Oct. 2o.'1928, at] "I'don't say that bought pleasures are of | all bad, but '! do say that sought ones are | much better," the Englishman says. -": ~~ It is very likely that before long people will be.gin to strike a happier balance be- I tween ,their bought and their sought^pleas- lures. The widespread enjoyment of golf, i formerly considered in this country a •jgame for wealthy, middle-aged men, and i now enjoyed by men. and women of all College professors themselves are chief-'; classes- and even by high, school young- ly responsible for their low salaries, ac- stefs, is one example of such a return to cording, to a committee of Yale professors sought pleasure. There are others and which has just completed a survey of the will be many more, •subject. There is need of both sorts of pleasure The professorial habit of "increasing the| in a well-rounded life, number of professors in any given college j or university as fast as new funds become WEDNESDAY, MAY i, 1929 PROFESSORS' SALARIES blinff with Muck's crowd. When Stephen continues seeing Mildred, Pamela, has her discharged hardly have jumped from the window without touching the woodwork with his hands. by saying- that she is Film stars are cheerful again. They salaries inevitable. Its report warns that [such salaries will never go up until the 'Dumber of professors stops going up. The professors might well take a tip .i'rom organized labor. Union men, long find films, f nunciation at all. study grammar and ago found that a surplus of men means a get in on it? la-eduction in pay. The same thing, appar-' Another thing some inquisitive person wants to know: How many guns in the vice-presidential salute, and do hostesses ently, holds good in the cloistered halls of! When an accident happens to an air- .higher learning. i*t TOO MUCH SHOOTING The Treasury Department has asked the resignation of the boatswain in charge of a Coast Guard vessel for ordering the use! S plane, it's news. When an automobile is ! cracked up, nobody pays any attention. When it comes to "national origins," it's often wise not to go back very far. There, isn't likely to be another rebellion of a machine gun during a recent chase of a-' •»,,•. ,,. ir ,. , suspected bolt.' Bullets were spattered '" Mexico this year, anyhow. all over a narrow river "banked by dwellings, apartment houses, yachts and houseboats." In that'shooting, the department! Unification in Building Trade says, he used "poor judgment." Poor judgment of the same sort has .been xised in many cases recently. Dry enforcement officers by sea and land have been too quick on the trigger, too ready to as- jnume the guilt of suspected persons, too (regardless of law, too careless of public [safety. And thereby the cause they sought )to serve has suffered. There is plenty of careless shooting by criminals. Law enforcers are expected to show more self- restraint. Starrett Corporation Centralizes All Phases of Operations Under One Management BY WILMAM RUSSELL WHITE The modern trend toward big business is exemplified in the recently organized Starrett Corporation, Avhich brings together under centralized management all phases of realty operations and building construction. marry Harold for his money. Bitter rvt Mildred, Stephen permits Pamela to announce their engagement when she tells him that is the only way he can break with Huck. Huck commands Harold to prevent Pamela's marriage under fear of exposuro concerning a forged check. Harold says he can't force Pamela, so Huck. plans to dispose of Stephen. Ho has ons of his gang frame him for stealing a firm car. and the do- tective arrests him after finding »• roll of bills, a. gun, and the auto keys which have been planted in his room. Pamela refuses to see Harold and breaks her engagement to a. jailbird. But. Mildred goes to him and promises help. She begs Harold to ex-1 pose Huck and help her free Stephen, after he contesnes Huck has threatened both of them. But he evades telling her the truth and she works on alone. Finally, she gets a. threat over the phone to "lay off" and realizes it is the voice of a gangster. Mildred phones Harold to come over to her, but while he is dressing in his room Huck enters and tells him to stay away from her, under penalty of being exposed. Maddened, Harold defies him and they fight. Suddenly Harold realizes his danger and tries to call help. NOW GO ON WITH THE STORY CHAPTER XXXII "AS Harold opened his mouth to yell for help Huck viciously clapped a hand to his lips. The boy fought j desperately but ineffectively. It was too late to save himself now. Tha rest of Huck Connor's mur derous act was quickly carried out. Holding and silencing Harold with ona hand, Huck dealt him a stunning blow with the other. Them was not. even a. cry as the i hurtling body left, the window and crashed through space to death below. Then, almost instantly, Huck set himself to follow thfi dictates of his rapidly working- brain. He flicked out his handkerchief and ran it over the woodwork of th» window to remove, any fingerprints h» may have, left on it. A quick survey oC tho room assured him that little was amiss- A. chair overturned. He swift movement. His glance then fell upon the 1a- bl« that held thB ash tray with ihe butt of the. eigaret he had smoked. Huck was too wise TO smoke a, spn- [cial brand by which he. could be traced, but he knew that Harold did. Quickly he spread his handker- cief on the table, tool; up the tray with a corner of it and emptied the contents on the linen. He ran his coatsleevo over the table, and then, satisfied that' he has destroyed all clews, turned to leave, the room. At the door he stood listening for to i "Tt's a safe guess h» didn't slip," 'the third man remarked, looking- at tho thick carpet under the window^ 'And it's just as safe to b«t that he didn't go out of that "window on his own power," the man who had climbed to the sill declared emphatically. ''I-iOoks like, murder., boys." Their task became griniTCrom that moment. The room was searched asain b u t nothing to support their theory was found except, the fact that in going; over the window a second tlm« they could see that the woodwork had been recently wiped. Tho second window in the room. which was closed, showed a. slight accumulation ot con] dust on the sill. :" It was obvious that an open win- i dow would have collected a greater j amount of. dust had it not been removed. And the .removal was too thorough to have been done by the dead boy's clothing as he was sped j to his death. . '. < "How about the door?" one of the! officers asked of th» hotel detective. ".Did Flannigan find it locked when he was -put on guard?" "No," tho hotel man said, "but that doesn't mean much. I've had on her .lacy pillows, whore she wept, to warn the boy and his sister time fitfully'and pitied herself for having i and again about leaving- their doors unlocked." "Well, we can't do anything .more here," the officer stated. "Come on, Bill, we'll make our report." When, the report was filed it established a theory of the case that was in direct disagreement with the popular belief that Harold. Judson had died a suicide's death or been the victim of a. fatal accident. But ths police preferred to keep their theory to themselves. They lost her only brother, would have j been amused at the result, of Rose < Poberlin's attempt to orcata an atmosphere* fit to receive, her. ••' Her amusement, would have been shortlived, however, if Huck's determination to introduce her to the Poberlins'had been known to' her. Knowing nothing of either Rose I Poberlin or Huck's plans, she busied Handwriting Fail Bj BR. MORRIS FISHBEIN Editor JniirnM of thc. American• Medical Association and ot the Health Magazine mournins sarta. THE BATTLE OF MANILA. Today is the anniversary of th« The study of handwriting has nl-j Battlo of Manila. Bay and Admir* famous order: "You maj when you ara ready, Gridley." e gtuv Q anwnK as . _„.„ „ Poberlin or Hucks plans, she busied , fl ' pa Vtlcular appeal both Dewey'a herself with selecting becoming; ; 8Cie - ntlst Rnd the layman, j firo whc I Handwriting is individual, and it \ Just 31 years aso today that sr did not want to put the murderer, ! Baffled in his efforts for the time ' | las ] on; been tho belief of som» peo- j naval battle in our war with. Spain ''being, Huck set himself 10 devise p i« that it is possible to read cha'r-: Vas fought. "Gridlcy,'' to whom when he received a message, that sent him in haste to see Broggan. (To Rp Cunlinued) BARK THE SHIPS ARE TO BE BUILT I Probably it would be a good thing if jail of us could put naval needs and naval |construction completely out of our minds -£or a while. The 15-cruiser bill has been signed, and ithe new warships will be duly constructed. (The thing is done, and there is no more ineed to talk about it. Our navy is going 'to get the ships it needs, and that's that. The continued public discussion of the ithing has put us into a bad frame of mind. '.Some things have been said recently that 'do not bode well for future relations be- •tween this country and Great Britain. Now that the arguments are over and the ships are actually to be built, it might be a good thing if we,could quiet down about if, It tjnight help relieve the tensity of the si'tua- 'tion a bit. OIL CONTROL It really looks as if something is going to be done to control the lawless and wasteful production of petroleum. A recent conference of oil men in New York resulted in an agreement to limit this year's production 1o last; year'?. It means cutting, present production at the rate of 200,000 barrels for the year. This is necessary, they say, TO avoid a surplus of production over consumption. Diversification of activities thus tends to stabilize earnings of the holding company, whose securities have been introduced to the public. The Starrett Corporation controls Starrett Brothers, Inc., one of the country's outstanding construction concerns; the Starrett Investing Corporation, the purpose of which is to finance realty operations, and the Wall and Hanover Street Realty Company, owners of Wall Street's newest skyscraper, fully rented before -opening for occupancy. All phases of the realty and construction business have been combined, therefore, to the advantage of the individual units comprising the parent company. Earnings Expected to Be About $3 «. Share on Common Securities of the company to be outstanding include $17,000,000 subsidiary bonds. $17,200,000 6 per cent preferred stock and 380,000 shares of common. Inasmuch as construction business of j Starrett Brothers, Inc., is handled almost entirely on ihe basis of cost plus a fixed fee or a fee representing a percentage of the cost and revenues from the new office building can be fairly closely determined, earnings of the parent company can be estimated with reasonable accuracy. On this basis it is expected profits in the first year, of operations will be sufficient to show a balance for the common stock of at least $3 a share. if such there really was in the case, on guard. A man was sent in haste to the funeral director's establishment and arrived before Harold's clothing had been removed. A minute inspection of his belongings was made and all metal or hard objects taken for possible fingerprint clews. * • * Shortly thereafter all doubt that Harold had met a violent death at the hands of an assassin vanished from the minds oC those who learned that on the boy's silver belt j buckle was a flear thumbprint that I did not belong to the belt's dead owner. The funeral director was summoned and avowed that no one had touched the belt in his establishment, to the best of his kno-wledge. To avoid working on a misleading clew the police obtained thumbprints of all persons who might have touched the belt after the 'tragedy. None corresponded with the. print on the belr. .1 ..• •••-,..•.. "Ths mnn who left that thumb-1 X*>w that the former president print was the last man to see young j has gone into the writing same, he Judson alive," Inspector Markeson j ought to tell everybody how it feels said in assigning men from homicide squad to the case. "some way of breaking down tho i acter from tho peculiar strokes that j Dewey'a storied order barrier^she had erpctert between i human beings make in conveying , waa cap tajn of the Olympia, I>we.\'« them. ' He was still unsuccessful ; their views on paper with pen and j k or pencil. The attempt to rsa.d character from handwriting is so inexact a Fighting: started nt d*wn, aftc: the American fleet had entered th« slightly ajar and wiped off his fingerprints. Hearing nothing, he. opened it wider and peered into the hall. There was no one in sight. Then, as silently and smoothly as More than half tho population if, afflicted with defective vision, according to statistics. Either: tho man who .compiled those figures never has sec-n a traffic jam "r he is an incurable optimist. » * * Who remembers the old fashioned days when the villain .in the drama was supposed to be wicked? , bay under cover of darkness. Al method as to have little, if any, nisht , onf . thls ahlp3 hatj crept - si scientific value It is perhap* ju.t unaer xmsuspccU n s Spanls'r ;*» mcx.« a science as tho attempt j ' to tako l|p thclr ^HJ™ wj!h •\o read character from the features ' """^ • ' or from personal app*araneo gen- '" ^ ^'. commanded by ch« Span i crally. j ^ flccl ! There ar» so many exceptions to; The victory was '.von after I.U.* ; the (standards to b« taken into con- : more than two hour:; of heavy fu- i sidcration that even expert observ-ling, but desultory fighting contsn <TS, find that the methods fail by; l>frf i until afternoon. News of U die j th<» exception alone. • not reach the United States for r>c". i Tried to Diagnose Di»eaM ] oral (lavs> Erroneous reports' of » This apotheosis of folly- in con- j s pa . n j an ' victory, sent out froir the I to be making a liule money, "it! nection with diagnosis from hand- j writing was th« attempt or Albert ! A.bram.1, founder of the electronic ! method, to diagnose the diseases j from which famous persons in the past may have suffered by placing j their signatures in his complicated! machine. • I Of quite a. different order am the studies made by Charles lj. Dana of New York ot the ^handwriting in Spanish sources, .raflt gloom ovei thft t"n;ted States .until . Dewey'j cablegram, sent from Hong Kong A WMk later, told of th» victory'. THE ANSWER Here is the answer -t» the L,stt«; Golf puzst».on-the-last'-page. CANDY. SANDY-. --SAND S. nervous diseases. "For some 15 years! SENDS, SEEDS, -SEERS, SEARS, he made patients suffering from looks like a tough job boys, but ij Mussolini asks what is the use i such nervous diseases as paralyeis want you to clear it up. Good luck of a wife with a vote who ca^te it agitans, or shaking palsy; writer's to you." The. investigation immediately centered in and around the .Judson. Huck -tepped out and Hotel. It was not lon s before Huck I knew that th& hotel servants and The plan is to be operative for North,! Ii: is believed this figure, which is based Central and South America, with more ori on business of Starrett Brothers, Inc., now i in hand, will be considerably exceeded, less co-operation in Old World fields. There is some danger in such proceedings. They may lead to monopolistic di- •usinri of markets and elimination of competition, in which the consumer would suffer. The United States government may he expected to look after that phase of the matter. DRAFTING EVERYTHING Bernard M. Bavuch, who was chairman of the War Industries Board during ihe last Y'ar, has been thinking pretty hard about %yhat to do in the next. Avar. It sounds tine to say, "Draft men, labor and money," but you can't do it. The first is fairly easy ; 'Ihe other two are difficult. But here is fcomelhing you can do—fix prices. He tells the Reserve Officers' Association ihat he woultMike to have power givt^n the President, ''whenever Congress determines /Uut th,e emergency exists or is threatened, due to additional earnings which should be derived by Starrett Brothers, Inc., from contracts obtained during the balance of this year and due to higher rates received from the investment unit. Building Construction A Vital Economic Industry I Building; construction is one of the coun- itry's most important industries and. has become a vital factor in American economic life. More than $52,000,000,000 has been invested in new buildings in the. United States since the war, it is estimated. The, present era of consolidations and mergers, with its colossal enterprises and tremendous contracts, necessitates in the building industry construction companies having large capital resources and experienced and comprehensive organization. The. Starrett Corporation seems to.be fully equipped to meet these requirements. made his way to his own rooms. « w » Harold's body was discovered soon atterward. A guest on a lower floor had glimpsed a falling object as it passed his window and instantly called the office to report his belief that it was a body. Mr. Dazel himself rushed to the roof of the adjoining building after a. glance from ths nearest window. But first he stopped to send word to the house, physician. _ The assistant, manager and several other hotel attaches followed. They found the body lying f^ace downward. But enough of the features showed to make its identity recognisable. ••My God! It's Harold .ludson'." Mr. Dazel cried and went down on his knees : beside the body. He readied out his hands. Someone touched him on the shoulder. "Have to leave it as it is for the medical examiner, sir. He's done for." Mr. Dazel sprang to his feet. "Call the police," he. ordered his assistant 'And you, Curntnings, fetch some blankets." That was all they oould do. The house physician arrived or the scene shortly afterward and pro nounced the boy dead. ;it was dark, a glorious sapphir darkness, beforft the, medical evam- iner gave permission for the body to be moved. It was taken to a funeral director's establfshment and .Pamela was not allowed to view it. m ployers -were being nuestioned in. ebard to Harold's habits and asso- intes. Word was brought to him by one if his own henchmen, the waiter vho was on duty for room service during- what he called the "milk wagon -watch." KS her husband docs. But perhaps the husband couldn't persuade her they ought to veto differently.' * * » ' A dispatch from Cannes says STARS. STARE, STOKE LADY BUGS WILL GUARD BAY STATE ONION CROP cramp, chronic alcoholism, general paralysis, locomotor ataxia, epilepsy, senile deterioration, and other forms i [of tremor, writs their signatures.! rjeerfiaJd. Mass.-<>P)~Onion srow- I'Also, for purposes ot comparison, | CJ . S jn this '-^ ft of . tas ,. : Connectieut *J- l.( l.J^/ll H.. Jl 11 VJi ( | \jCVI lIllTd iQAgJ •:! ] ._ - ., .. f (11 _'^.»u «»i -*••••*• y j.™». m. ~ v •*. »— j—; -r Coumess Alevandro Festetics ha* 1 he hac ' ' !f. m ??£tu«L,"~ » ,ni va " e >' will'resort-this J T <*r. for-th« *„«„ «.,,„ « f f»n , -M«. r> i,. n ,. n «„.,„„„ namB "\V'"iam Shakespeare. and fi t u to „ f , S(J bu s been seen often this' Rivera season smoking a pipe while taking a stroll. (.No; an advertisement;) * X » Hurrah; That liquor has been returned to the Siamese embassy first lime, to thc. .use of lady to protect their crop from tht rav- j.nantinople." i ages of the onion ih.rij>; ,- j It hnppened that he also had A , ar ,, e shipment, from ih*'gov- available, facsimiles of six signatures crnmem laboratories in Colorado fho information was more casual at Washington: Hurrah, we're not han it would have been had the I nan. known whac the police believed. His orders from Huck had been to see that as little was known of Harold's attendance at his poker parties in the hotel as possible. "Thought you'd want to know that a. couple of John Laws are pussy footin' around for dope on the. liid, sir," he said, having been trained by Huck not to forget that he was a waiter serving a guest. asked a few questions and convinced himself that the police were still on a false trail. With everyone saying- the bay had killed himself it was but natural the police should seek for a motive. Huck was not worried. But ha knew that Mr. Dazel had severing relations with Siam, afte. 1 all: Hurrah fof- Peace! (Copyrlgrht., 1929, NBA Service, Inc.) JUST JOKING Papa's Right's ' ot William Shakespeare, which are definitely known to be the authentic signatures of- the frreat writer Springs has been received by pni grower and ho will share Rome of j thfl Indy bugs with r.everal othci himself. These signatures are shaky j 0|)Um "raisers' in this section. The and uneven. Doctor Dana collected and PX- 1 aitlon. amined in all several hundred sig-' nature? of patients with nervous diseases. He concluded from his study that there are few nervous Ths Rockefeller sift, it was an-i diseases or conditions that can be diagnosed by the handwriting alone. nounced, will be used to build the paternity, hospital building, — York Times. And BImv Her Horn? Xevv However, in some instances the disturbance is so definite as to nC- ford ready aid in recognition of disease. For instance, patients with buss will bo kept in « dormant con- low toinporatuve. unt July, when they will be released. Should tho experiment prove <i success, additional and cxlensh.' use of the lady bus i" 1 predicted since the thrip has become nn " ii creasing, menace to the prosperity or the bis onion farms here. AVaiuecl—Man for gardening, also ( paralysis agilans or with certain rt'T HIM TN THE 1.INE.IT ' Pz-.t CVawtord, rou'.:ie fi-iil lr.:-\? ma.n vi'ii'.i the New Yo;-'.; Ciyiii.'i, :;. tended, Mrs. . The child ;wei s h ; i siK(J of the lcttei . s ; received a'cable from Amos .ludson, I the Thompson House • Hp.snitiil.' at- saying he .was flying, from London " " "" -•-•'•• •to Cherbourg to catch the first boat sailing from that port ^p New York. This was common knowledge about the hotel. Huck had no diffi- j culty jn learning of it. It served to to take churso of a. row who can j types of epidemic encephalitis or in- three homr runa in an exhi'oHioi sing in the choir and play the organ. ' flammatlon of the brain, have trcm- I game this sprins, two of them com —Westmont (111.) paper. Believe It or >>o( Mrs- Stork, the visitins nurse of ore. which show themselves definite-j ing with the baae? fully occupied, ly in the handwriting. The signatures shows tremulousness, lack of terminal finish, shaded or heavy lettering and progressive diminution in tho ed ten pounds.—.Rhineha'rt (N. Y.) Gaaetie, Lasting .Impression heighten his determination to carry out his plans as quickly as passible. detective and the police had been making their investigations. Nothing aroused their suspicions that it tvas more than a suicide case or an accident until'they came to their scrutiny of the window. Rather perfunctorily they went over the floor, the baseboard, the window sill and the frames. Then, suddenly, when they had finished ^ _ He sent urgent messages to Pa- Up "in"Harold's room the hotel mela, asking to see her. She did nor answer. For the time being Huck was as entirely outside her world as though he'd never known her. Even tho flowers ha showered upon her brought no word of acknowledgment. Apparently she was plunged into grief but Huck knew that a number oC her friends had been admitted to her rooms, which she had not left since the tragedy, and he suspected that slis was not so crushed ns her seclusion would indicate. His failure to.reach her compelled j him to notify Kas Poberlin of a de- May in tha plans they had mad* on his recent visit to the man's "poultry farm." « Poberlin's wife complained over the letter. She said she'd been to a lot of .troubln, carrying out Huclt's instructions. She damned him up ono side and down the other for his swell" Ideas. Probably the most terrific 1 hall- storm in- history was that which j swept, across France and Belgium Innd into Germany on a very hot ii'y—July ]3, 3778. The natives still inspecting the their superficial air vanished. They looked at each other gravely — thera were thren of them — and expressed a single opinion in a single word. * • • "Queer." How could Harold hav* thrown himself or fallen, from the window without leaving a finger mark there'.' In falling he would have clutched at something. The curtains, had he caught them, would have boon torn. And- had his fingers slipped from remember it, after a century and a half.—Boston Globe. MEMORIES Second flight Win the First COMPETENT woman wants mnn j or family; washings to take, home.— Ad in the Hartford Times. Va,nlsliinsr Upholsfer.v BEAUTIFULLY FURNISHED WIDOW MOVER AWAY, MUST SELL—A/d in ths San Diego Union. Extra Special— SPECIALS FOR SATURDAY OPENING DAY 10 n,t. Gallon Pails 10c —Ad in a. Bloomingion (Ind.) paper, Romance Still Uves Wanted by a Eatchelor pf middle age, to correspond with Indy or widow of samn agn with idea in minrl of entering poultry business.—Art 'in a Montana paper. ^1,JIU. *|C^U mfm 4. i*'JaV*Kl pj «*_iJ£JV-V4 **v**». «--ii-w»* .*v4v*+ui, the woodwork, Uio marks would, re-1, g&mela, beautifully recumbant up- Paralysis Betrays Itself Persons with general paralysis or "softening of the brain" write a signature showing tremor, irregular level, blots, omissions of letters, erasures and similar unevennesa. Obviously such a signature com- i pared with the patient's previous' signature affords definite indication j. of change. Patients with general' paralysis usually liava extreme self-1 confidence, and, as might be ex- j pected, there is no confusion in thc j terminal letters of their signatures, | which aro finished tip well. His comparison o£ the signature j of William Shakespeare with those pJC 1 the patients with various nervous diseases caused him to become convinced that Shakespeare suffered with no disease of this kind, even lato in his life. However, Shake- apearo died at the age of 62 years, and it seems reasonable to believe that a man who died at this age- and had some trouble with handwriting probably had a disturbance of the blood supply to the brain, such as is- associated with hardening of tho vessels or disturbance of the regular circulation. It is the easiest thing in the world, A :r woman's idea of ft smart: man is!' to dream that you are making mon- one who aiwaye agrees with her. ey. DO YOU REMEMBER— When Bewey threw forward Hia armored flotilla To destroy the great fleet Of Spain at Manilla? 'Twas in May, 'Ninety-EiErht, When th» sailors, §nd Turned a fine Spartisn' fleet To a mess of hooev-

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