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Thursday, February 7, 1918
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THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 7, 1918. THE DAILY COURIER, COl-JNELtSVILLE, PA. ?AGE SEVEN. L · I · ; H.nd she not known toe post record i of tlie men before her, the rather opera! bonffe setting with which they '·aose; to surround themselves might have! aroused her scorn. But Olga Loschek I knew too mnch. Sbe guessed shrewd- j 'IT that, with the class of men with; 'shrilled his shoulders. "Perhaps," he replied. "Although there are those of us who think that In this matter ol expediency, Karr* gives more than he receives, "Tlie matter lies thus, madame. The Doubt- whora they dealt. It was not enough ] ;Chnnc t llor Is now In Karnla. that their name spelled terror. They-1 1 TM h w '» return with the n| must visualize it. They had taken their cue from that very church, in- . deed, beneath which they hid. Tho i :"'»ance for various reasons- church, with Its shrines and images, appealed to the eyt. They, toq, op- pealed to the eye. Their masks, tho rarefully constructed and upheld mystery lone. " "" " "" * '· secure 'safety?" . -.Still no one spoke. The countess Taced them. Only her eyes showed jer nervousness; stw stood haughtily. viiiws as to jN'Iktty weru entirely selfish, but Nlkky himself had unaccountably lost his high eplrlt of the morn- Ing. He played, of course, as he always did. And even taught the crown prince how to hnng over the edge of his saddle, while his horse was cantering, so thot bullets would not strike him. They rode «nd frolicked, yelled a bit, Rot two ponies and whacked a polo ball over the tan bnrk, until the crown prince wns sweating royally and was gloriously Hushed. "I don't know when I 'have been so happy," lie said, dragging oat his hand- kerchief'find mopping his fnce. "It's a treat deal ptensinter without Hed- wlg, Isn't It?" : While they played, overhead the great hearse wns ready at last Its woodwork sbone. Its gold crosses gletuned. No fleck of dnst disturbed Its austere magnificence. The man and the boy who hnd been, working on it stood back and surveyed It. "All ready," said the man, lennlnj on the handle oJ Ills long brush. "Now j It may happen an? time." "ft Is very* handsome. Bnt I ana; greemem signed. We shall learn that in a day or so. We do not approve of this glad I am not tlie old king." The boy reasons* and we j picked np pails and brushes. "jS'oth- ^Intend to take steps to prevent It | ing to 3ook forward to'nut--that." 'Tlie paper Itself is netting. But] "But much to look back on," the plainly, countess, we need a friend i n i m n n observed grimly, "and little that ·· thc OEB w! '° l3 In cry"of their Identity, the trapping! M»nce ot the royal family." ath about them--It wns skillfully: '^ A r ° r TM ca friendship. Is good." The- boy glanced through a window, to below -which the riding ring stretched lta brown surface, scarred by nervous "Ses, mndame. But that Is not all. ; hoofs. "I 'would change places with : Let me tell you briefly how tfaingsjthe crown prince," be.-said enviously. i stand with as. We have, supporting I "Listen to him I Always laughing. us, certain bodies, workingmen's ' ^Jever to hibor, nor worry, nor think guilds, a part ol the student body, not i of the next day's food -- " ; so much of the nrmy as we would i "Young fool I" The man came to ' wish. Dissatisfied folk, madame, who j his shoulder and glaneert down also. , would exchange the emblem of "would like to be a princeling, then! i tyranny for freedom. On the an- No worry.' No trouble. Always play, j : uonncement of the king's death, in' play 1" He gripped the boy's shoulder. : every part of the kingdom will go up I "Look, lad, ut the windows about 1 the" cry of liberty. But the movement . That Is what It Is .to be a prince. 1 : must start here. The city must rise j Wherever you look, what do you see?| i ogninst the throne. And against thnt i Stablemen? Grooms?' Bah, secret · there are two obstacles." He paused, i agents, watching thnt no assaasln, The clock ticked, nnd water dripped such perhaps as yon and I, Inrk Into the tin pail with metallic splashes, about." ; "The flrst is this marriage. The sec-j He stopped nnd stared, wiping Oe ! ond-- Is the Crown Prince Ferdinand glass c i ear that he might see better. j William Otto." Xlkky without his cap, disheveled and j The countess recoiled. "Not" "A moment, madame. You think ! bndjy of us." Under his mask the flushed with exertion, was making a frantic shot at the white ball, rolling part him. Where had be seen such a countess divined a cold smile. "It Is head, such a flying mop of hair2 Ah! not necessary to contemplate violence, i He remembered. It was the flying There* are other methods. The boy could be taken over the ' border, and hidden until the republic Is firmly established. Alter that, he In unimportant" The countess, fittll pale, looked nt young devil who had attacked him and the others that night In the by-street, when Peter Nlbnrg lay stunned! Miss Braithwalte .had Umted Sidles TRimsier io B st©rv o for wlick {}i world has "been will appaar IP. THE: PITT Lt To insure delivery on^Sunday place your order at once with John Kestner, Agent for The Pittsburgh Dispatch. bad head,-? ache that afternoon, nnd the crown htm scornfully. "Ton do my Intelll-! prfhce drovc ont ^to hls annt The S.enco small honor." · Archduchess Annnncinta went shop- I "Where peaceful methods will avail,, p i ns . The crown prince sat in fhe I our methods are peaceful, madame." ; carriage and watched the people. The _ i "It was. then. In peace that yon mur-: mnn beside the coachman sat with I | dered Prince Hubert?' a i er t eyes, and there were others who "The errors of the past are" part." I scanned the 'crowd Intently. But It Then, with a new sternness: "Make was a qniet, 'almost an adoring crowd, no mistake. Whether through your I and there was even a dog, to Prince , agency or nnother, countess, when the | Ferdinand William Otto's huge do- her head held high. But like most · cathedral hell rouses the city to tSeiUjbL wdmen, she could not endure sUence j Icing's death, nnd the people wait In , The man who owned the dog. seeing for long, at least the silence of the place for their new king to come ! the child's eyes on him put him i shrouded figures and intent eyes. out on the balcony, he will' not come." ' through his tricks. Truly a wonderful 'Xow that I am here," she do- The countess wns not entirely bad.! dog, that would catch-"things on ifs The Counten Faced Them. Why Chilly Weather Brings Rheumatism Say* skin pores are clo«ed and uric add remain! In blood. .manded, "may I ask why I have been Standing swaying and whlte;faced be-! nose imd lie dead, rousing only to a luramonertl" f nf ? t n e tribunal, she saw suddenly i whlstlp which Its owner called Gn- i It was Number Seven who replied, the golden head-of the-little crown ; brlel's trumpet. It was Number Seven who, during the ' prince, saw him smiling as he had', Prince Ferdinand ,,. hour that followed, spoke for the ofli- srn u c d that day in the sunlight, saw j growing excited leaned quit *rs. None moved, or but slightly. i,im troubled and forlorn as he nad ! the window "What Is vo Evidently all had been carefully prearranged. : **Look on the table, countess. You will find-there some papers you will perhaps recognize." She took a stop toward *M table ;*nd glanced down. The code book lay there. Also the letter she had sent by Peter Kiburg. She made no effort to disclaim them. : "I recognize them," *he said clear- beon when, thnt very evening, he had left them to go to his lonely rooms. Perhaps she reached the biggest moment of her life then, when she folded ! her arms and stared proudly at the · shrouded figures before her.:I "I will not dt it." she said. ! But Number Seven remained Imjiaa- ' five. "A new Idea, countess!" he salrt I suavely. "I can understand that your ih.'nrt recoils. But this thing Is Iny. . ! evitablo, as'I hnve said. Whether you "Do yon realize what will happen, Pr another-- but perhaps with time to think you mny come to another con- Rheumatism, is no respecter of age, sex, color or rank. It not the most dangerous of human afllictior.s, it is one of the most painful. Thoue subject to rheumatism should ei.t IKS i raeat, dross as warmly as ]osible, ! avoid auy u n d u e exposure and, above all. driok lots or pure water. Rheumatism i.f caused by ur c acid ( which is generated in tbe bowels anu absorbed into the blood. It is titf! function of the kidneys to filter th:a acid from tbe blood and cast it out in the urine; the pores of the skiu ale also I a means of freeing the blood nf this The man took off his hat and bowed, j impurity. In damp and chilly, cold rvitn hi***... PT» i, ,,, DV...I. ! weather the skin pores are closed,thus forcing the kidneys to do double work, j they become weak aad sluggist and | fail to eliminate this uric acid, which j keeps accumulating and circulating through the system, eventual! r set- name?' Wi!Ilam Otto, out of our dog's he Inquired," in his clear treble. He Is of origin." . "He Is a very nice dog. ways wanted a dog like must be a great friend." "A great friend, highness." I have al- that At He would have expatiated on the dog, but he was uncertain of the etiquette of tlin-g in the joints and muscles causing stiffness, soreness and pain :allccl the procedure. His face beamed w'.th rheumatism. pleasure, however. Then a splendid I A* tno firat twinge of rheumatism impulse came to him. This dog, his' E«t from any pharmacy about lour boon companion, he would present to the crown prince. It was all he had, end he would give It, freely, even though If left nim friendless. Bnt here again he was at a loss. Was It the proper thing? Did one do 'such things In.this fashion, or was "We remember both our friends a n d j there a procedure? He cocked an^ye We are compelled to plnco the future of the republic before even other consideration.* 1 i "That Is a threat." ;eyt's behind the, ; "It is our hope, madsime," be said.' '"that you will make it uoneressiu-y for the committee of ten to use those; papers.' We have no quarrel with Tromen. \Ve wish rather n friend than .an enemy. The committee of ten, to. .those who know Its motives, has the; highest and most loyal oi ideals--to' 'the country." , His voice took on a new. almost a !fnn':itlc note. They had watched the i -gradual decay of the country, lie said.; 'Its burden of taxation grew greater ·enfh yf'ar. The riins«e:i .sweated a n r l . 'tolled, to carry on their backs the dead "weight of the aristocracy and the ·throne. The iron hand OL the chancel-. lor held everything; no old king who! ·would tile, was dying now, a i aftnr · 'that a boy, nominal ruler only, while: .the chancellor continued 'ils hard rule. And now, as-if that wen- not enough, ,'there was talk of an iilliance witlij iKarnla. an alliance wliich, carrletl; 'through, wonld destroy tlie hope of a : '.republic. ! The countess stared. j The price nf th«: nHlaiice. randarae, · :ls tiie Princess llcdwip in marriage.' The committee, which knotfs nil j 'things, relieves thnt you hnTe reason ! ·to dislike I!I:R marriage." * Save thnt she clutched her cloak i more closely, the counters made nn * move. But there wns a soft stir among the Ij^ures. Perhaps, after all. tho! 'committee as a whole did not know n i l ! things. "To prevent this nKlam-e. madame, ] Is oar flrst aim. There are orhers to follow. But"--in.- bent fo.-v.-arri--"tho ; king, win not live many .lays. It Is I »ra- hope that' that nir.rrltge will not! occur before his death." By this time Olgn Losciiek knew ' very well where she stood. The com- .roittee was propitiatory. She was not ounces of Jad Salts; put a tablespoon in a glass ot water and drink lefore breakfast each morning for a veek. This is said to eliminate uric acid by stlmulating the kidneys to uxrma.l action, thus ridding the blood ot '.heac impurities. 'Jad Salts is inexpensive, hanaless and is made from the acid of gra-pes - --- -- , - ^ _, -. and lemon juice, combined with lithia ml Jdlc course. If you would like time Finally he mnde up his mind. 'Hat and "is used with, excellent resiilis by "High- i thousands of folks who are subject to rheumatism. Here you have a pleasant, effervescent lithia-waier drink which overcomes uric acid and is toenRfrcia.! to your kidneys as well.-Adv. inartame. If these papi-rs are turned - elusion. We make no 'threats. Our over to the authorities?" position is, however, one of responsi- ; She shrugged her shoulders. And Miry- now Xumber Seven rose, a tall figure of mystery, and spoke at length in a cultivated, softly Intonid voice. The 'countess, listening, ft It tue voice l . . .. _ . _ t Taguely familiar, as were the burning ', om enemies, mndame. Ar.d jvc havsj at the box o£ tho carringe, bin the two ! only friends and enemies. .There Is nc l men sat Impressive, Immobile. to think It over--' '·liow much tlmeTt She'clutched at , tho words. "\Vornen vary," said Number Seven mockingly. "Some.determine quickly. Others--" i "SIn.y I have a month?" "During which the king'may die! Alns, madnme, it is now you who do us too little honor!" : "A Week?" begged the countess i desperately. ' * The lender glanced along the line. One bead after another nodded eiow- ly. "A week it 16, madame. Comrade FJvel" . - Tho one who had brought her came forward with the bandage. "At the end of one week, mndame, a fiacre will, as tonight, be waiting In the Street of the Wise VIrglna." ' "And these papers?" ' "On the day the republic of Livonia Is established, maiisme, they -\vfll be returned to you." He bowed, and returned to big chair. Save .for the movements of the man who placed the bandage over her eyes, there wa« absolute alienee ha the room. * * ' · · * * · Prince Ferdinand William Otto Trail supremely happy. ^.Tlirec quite delightful things had happened. First, Nlk- ky hnd returned. He said he felt perfectly well, but the crown prince thought he looked, na though he hart been III, and glnnced frequently at Mkky's cigarette during the riding ONLY 55 PER CENT OF FULL TIME Would Pr«»nt Him to You. nessi" he »ald nervously, "since the hour. Second, Hedwlg did not come '· dog please: you, · I--I wbulfl present to the riding lesson, and he hnd Nik- him to you." ky to himself. Third, he. Prince "To mo?" Tlie crown prince's voice Ferdinand William Otto, -was on the} was full of Incredulous Joy. eve of a birthday. · i 'Vet, hlghnesi. K such, a thing be This last, however, was not unmised j permlwlbla" barplne». For the ono day the] "Are you tan yon don't mlnd?"_ ;!n danger, save as it might develop.i sentence of eille was to be removed! "He t* th.« best 1 have, highness. I They wer«, In a measure, patting their · so that he might lunch -with the king, case. - ' : and he was to have atrawberry jam "Kins Karl has broken faith before, I with his tea, some that HIM Brnlth.. He will not support Livonia until nejwalto's sister had »ent from England. has received his price. 3e ig de-!But to offset an this, he WM to re- itermined on tbe marriage." , "A marriage of expediency, ; the coontess Impatiently. j school that moraine. This relieved | The ap«ater for the committee I Prince Ferdinand _WUlian lotto, ; whoM ceive a delegation of citizens. Bald ' Hedwig was not ' at the riding wish to offer my best." Prince Ferdinand William Otto al- mott choiccd with eidtement. "I have alwayi wnntefl one," he cried. "If yon are certain you c*n spare him, Tl! b» T«ry good to 'him.. No one," he ·aid, "ever gave me a dog before, rd llki) to hare him now, If I may." Vi «B coirrunrux Was Made at the Con! JUnes Daring Vcek of Jan. ID, One-Third c: loss Due to CBV Sltorttigi'.. According to the weekly coal production report compiled by C. 12. Lesher of the United States Geological Survey, tbe ratio of tonnage produced to full-time capacity Cor the cout.try as a whole, fell to 55.8 per cent during the week ol January IS, the lo-« est point roached since the weekly bulletins were begun. Losses at'.ributec. to car shortage amounted to more than one-tliird ot tbe full-time ca.pac ty. Those due to all olkcr causes comibin- cd were only S.7 per cent. The heavy snowstorm whicb was responsible for the temporary paralysis I of transportation during the weeks o f . January. 32 and January 19, occurred ( at the end of tbe former week and Ihe beginning of the latter. Pennsylvania and Ohio were the flrst affected by the storm in the week of January 19. Production in Ohio dropped from 65.7 to 40.3 per cent of full-time capacity, a*tfi in all districts reporting from rennsylvan.a, also fell oft sharply. Tho ::Fect of,the severe weattur was felt over southwestern Virginia, I the SouU'.frn Appalachian field and j Keatucuj. Prom-West .Virginia little change was reported, except from tlte high-volatile field ot southern Wait Virginia where production dropped 10 28.9 per -cent ot .capacity. Working coflditions in Alabama returned almost to normal. Thousands of dollars in job prihtiUL; leaving Connellsvilla every montlu Give us a chance to bid on It, The 'Courier company. 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