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THURSDAY, FEBKUARY 21,1918. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNEIjLSVlJUUn, fa. ' The king looked at him, and placed | Ills hand on the bowed pay head, i Then his eyes turned to Annunclatal and rested there. It was as If he eaw i 2jer, not as the wabltterfd woman of late years, but as the child of the vromnn he had loved. , "A. good friend, nnd a good daugh- j ·ter," he said clearly. "1'ew men die; so fortunate, and fewer sovereigns." 'His hand moved from Mottlich's head, 'and rested on the photograph. The elder sister leaned forward and touched his wrist "Doctor!" she said sharply. ' Doctor Weiderman caine first, the| 'others following. They grouped j [around the bed. Then the oldest of .them, who had brought Annunciata! -Into the world, touched her on the 'shoulder. ' "Madame 1" he said. "Madame, I-Ms majesty has passed away." ! Mettlich staggered to Ills feet, and took a long look at the face of his old ; so\ereign and king. In the meantime, things had been happening In the room where the council waited. The council free of the restraint oE the chancellor's pres-, ;ence, had fallen into low-voiced consultation. What was to be done?! [They knew already the r amors of the' Wreets, and were helpless before them. ·They hod done what they could. But Ithe boy was gone, and Uie city rising.' [Already the garrison of the fortress had been ordered to the palace, but, it could not arrive before midnight-, iFrlese had que*tioned the wisdom of I*,' fit that, and was for flight as scon as' the king died. Bayerl. on the other hand, urged a stand. In the hope that the crown prince would be found. j Their voices, lowered at first, rose acrimoniously; almost tb*'y penetrated to the silent room beyond. On to the! discussion cnrne ??ikky T.arlsch, cov- fered with dnst and "potti-d with froth !fro:n hi? horso. He entered without ceremony, his boyish fnce drawn and ·white, hi* cap gone, his eyes star-' "The chancellor?" he said. Some one pointed to the room be-, yont!. | Xltky hesitated. Then being yonng' iiml drnmatic. even In tragedy, he uu- Juirfcled his sword belt and took It off, ' ·placing it on a table. "Gent^men," he said, "I have coma to Mirrradcr myself." The council stared. '·For v.hit reason?" demanded Mar- Khali coldly. "I tu-l.cve it .is cal.ed li gh treason." He cl'iied his eyes for a moment, "It Is het-ausr of my uefllcc'ice that this thing lias happened. HL was in my dinrge, and I left him." Iso oae said anything. The council looked at a loss, rather like a flock of shoup coafronting some strange animal. "I would have shoi myself," said Kikky Larisdi, "but it u as too easy." Then, rather at a lo?s as to the exact etiquette of arresting one's self, he bowed slightly and widted. The door into the klng\ bedchamber opened. The chancellor came through, his face working. It closed behind him. "Gentlemen of the council." he said. "It Is my duty--my iluty--to announce--" His voice broke; his grizzled chin o.uiverert: tears rolled down his cheeks. "Friend*;." he .said pitifully, "our good kin; rnde--Is dead 1" damned. The crown prince, who was of an age with the American lad upstairs, the crowny prince was In the hands of his enemies. He, old Ao*el- y - t, had done It. And , now it was forever too late. Terrible thoughts filled his mind. He ronld not live thus, yet he could not (fie. The daughter must have the pension. Ho must live, ft traitor, he on whose breast the tlnp himself had pinned a decoration. He wore his new uniform, in honor or the day. Suddenly he felt that he could not wear it any longer. He had no rtpht to any uniform. He \vho had siold his conntr? was of no country. -emerged. The cries kept up, hut there I ^ was a snarl in the note now. "The king! Long llvo tl«"klngl Where is he7" A man In a roil costume, near old Adelbert, leaped on R box and lighted n flaming torch. "Aye I" ho yelled, "call for the little king. \Yhere is he? "What hnvo they done with him?" Old Adalbert pushed on. Tho voice o£ the revolutionist diet! behind him, in a chorus of fury. From nowhere. Report Many Cases of Rheumatism Now Says we must keep feet dry; avoid exposure "and eat less meat. love for her glove." I "And the modern lover begs 111* Jirl not to Jmnd him the mitten/' st off tUo fl nd avoi(i ! Game, Only Different. Bllton---Have you any close frionds ·who have raone? Tllton--All my trlcnds nho liava money are close.--Lampoon. apparently, came Ugbted bos banners posure| k feet d eat , oss mca proclaiming the chancellors treason , d r m k s lots of wa , er ant , above al , takc and demanding a republic. Some o t j them instructed the people to gather around the parliament where, It wag stated, leading citizens were already forming a republic. Some, more violent, suggested an advance on the pnl- j ace. The crowd at first ignored them, but us time wont on, it grew ngly. By all precedent, the new king should be now .before them. "What, then, If this rumor was true? Where was the little klngS Revolution, now, in tho making. A flame ready to blaze. Haotily, on the outskirts of the throng, a delegation formed to visit the palace, and learn tho truth. Drams were now 'beating steadily, -filling the air with their throbbing, almost drowning out the solemn tolling of the bell. Around them were ralljj,- Ing angry groups. As the groups grew 'large, each 'drum led Its followers toward the government house, where, on the steps, the revolutionary party a spoonful oC sails occasionally to keep down uruc acid. ' ' Jiiieumati.siu' is caused by poisonous toxin, called ijiric acid, which is gen,- eraicd in the lo\\elt and absorbed Into the blood. It! is the Cuaction o: the kidneys to filter tuis acid Erom the blood and cast it out in the urine. The pores of tho skin arc also a means oF freeing the blood ot this impurity. In damp and chilly, cold weather the skin i pores are closed, thus foicmg the kfd- nes to do double w o r k , they become weak and sluggish and fail to eliminate this uric acid, nluch keeps accumulating and circulating through the system, eventually settling in the j joints and muscles, causing stiffness, sorenoss and pain called rheumatism. * But Would He? "If yonfie fihcu'd bump into de governor oC de state right here In de pen wnf'rt youee say?" "I'd fiav 'pardon ine.'" Varieties of Prominence. "So you are married? Congratulations." "Ten Married R prominent irlrl, too." "Soptely or elmrusT' CASH, TOO.. At the first twinge of rheumatism j get from, any pharmacy about four i ounces of Jad Salts; put a tablespoon- i f n l in a glass of water and drink, be- j fore break fab I each morning for a week. This is said to eliminate u r i c ' He went slowly out and up the stair- hnran?n p d the crow d. Bonfires sprang cose, dragging bis wooden leg pain-1 up, built of no one knew what. In tne witl by stimulating the kidneys to fully from step tO'Step. He heard the puD itc squares. Red fire burned. The normal action, Lhus r.dding the blood concierge come In below, his heavy ~ · footsteps re-echoed through the bnikl- drnms throbbed. oE these impurities. The any had not yet risen. It was ' ^d Sails is inexpensive harmless ' Ing. Inside tbo door hp called farl- , )an:e Qml slow to mov0t sl{nV[ to0i to and is made from the acid of grapes ously to his niece. Old Adelbert heard bel "j evo ln treason, or that it had no I and loraon juice, combined with lithia i kins. But It was a matter of mo- | and is used with excellent results by | ments now, not of hours. \ thousands ol folks who ace subject to , The noise penetrated into the very ! rheumatism. Here you h a \ e a pleas-| wards oi 1 the hospital. Ked fires bathed ! ant, effervescent / lithia-water drink | pale fact's on their pillows in a fever! which overcomes uric acid and is ben- Ish glow, purses gathered at the win- ! eficial to your kidneys as well.--adv. -my,old corn- him strike a match to i'^ht the gas. In bis room 'he sat down on a straight chafr Inside the door, and stared ahead. Then, slowly niid mechanically, he took off his new uniform and donned -the old one. He would have put on civilian clothes, bad he possessed any. For by the deeds of that day he had forfeited the right to the Icing's garb. It was there that Black Humbert, burrylng UJT, found h!m. Th(» con- clerw J*DS livid, his massive frame «.hook with excitement. "Quid:!" he said, nnd swore a great oath. "To the shop of the cobbler Heinz, and tell him this word. Here in the building is the boy." "What boy?" The concierge closed a great hand on the veteran's shoulder. "Who but the crown prior? himself!" he said. "But I thought--how can he be hero?" "Here Is he, in our very bonds. It Is no time to ask questions." '·If he is here--' 1 "He Is with the Americans," hissed the concierge, rhe veins on his forehead swollen with excitement. "Now." {To. and quickly. I shall watch, Sny thut when I have secured the lad. I shall .take him there. Let nil be ready. An hour ago." he said, raising his t^rput fists on high, "and everything i lo^r. Now--hurry, old wooden leg. It is !i £renr night" "But--I cannot. Already I have tlone too much. I nm damned. I havp Eo^-t my sotil. I who am soon to die--** '*l'nu will en." And, at la^t, ho ^cnt, hobbling down th" ^tniii'n^e rr-CKiessly, because the looming figure nt the «*alrhpno* was likening. Hi* rendied the street. There only a block away w a s the cobbler'^ shoo. lighted, but with the dirty CH'*tnins drawn erross the window. O'tl Adelhort gaz^d" at It. Then he commended his soul to dod, and turned i toward tho pttlnce. Before it were packed den?o throngs of silent people. Now nnd then a man put down a bos, and rHng on It, addressee! the crowd, ji r te",ipt ! ng to ro«s« them. Each time angry hands pulled him down, anil his^e" greeted him as he- slunk tiwuy. Had old Adelbert been alive to anything but his mission, he would have se^n that this was no mob of revolutionist?, but a throng of grieving people, awn I tin? the {Trent bell of St. Stefan's witb its dire, news. Then above, their heads, It ran£ out, slow, ominous, terrible. A sob ran v. j , - v i i ' - Congressman--Did you buy your present political position? Senoror--Sure thins. I don't look like H deadhead, do I? dows, their uniforms and faces alike pcarlet iu the glare, and whispered to- || getter. 1 ' One such group gathered near th° bedside of the student Haeckel. still In big lethargy. His 1) nlv had gained strength, so that hp u a g clothed ut times, to wander aimlessly about thp ward. Hut he hnd remained dazed. Xov nn! then the curtain ot thp pasf lifted, but for a moment only. He hnd forgotten liis name, ne spent long hours stniecIlDg to pierce the mist But mostly IIP lay, n" pat, as. no'.v. beside his bed, a bandage LiU on his The Difference. Th» pessimist SKL».S things nre wronff, And kilters as he seeks to blame. The optimist can nlngr a song: And keep on working-, just the «am«. Stranded. First Thespian--I wonder If the ghost will walk this weetc. Second Ditto--There is one thing certain, 1C the shost doesn't walk, we will." It's no use trying to get away from 1 them. There Itvcs not u schoolteacher with soul «o dead th:rt the flrs-t day - of ochool does not stir it with a new | anecdote that aches to be printed. We select this one from tho cro^vd that | clamors for recognition, j "What Is your name ?" asked the ' trnchor of n Orst-grnde pupil at a j city school. She was taking the names of all the children for her record. And I this child was coy and playful. i "Guess!" he challenged. "It begins 1 with U." I "Ulysses?" guessed the teacher--she j could humor him on tho ftrat day. j "Nope J" he shouted, gleefully. ] "Guess again!" . "TJlrioh? Ugolino7 No? Then I i give it up--what is your name!" j "Eugene t" cried the child, triumph- 1 ontly. A N E A R CALAMITY. Little Mary was being initiated into the woniicrs of (he Pullman cm. She iind ht i r rnotlier left the city late iu the aCternona, each occupying a big cushioned scat in the car. Mary wished to know at onre where they were to sleep, and after f h e hours' explanation "by her mother she realized that thoy were to sleep In a bed made over their seats, which would be completed by ttie porter about nine o'clock. At the next stop a man entered the car and Mary was forced to give up her I r r l h i d u a l sent to him. lie had reserved the upper berth, which she did not know. The g^lng 1 up ot tite seat was for a Orae, enough food for thought, but she finally burst out with the question: "Maminn, if we sleep here, and all those other people sleep where they are sitting, where Is that man going to sleep 2" "That raan" and the rest In the cnr laughed. The explanation process began all over again.--Indianapolis News. Slid Made a Hot Speech. Counsel--You say he was playing golf at the time. What particular i stage of the game hud he reached? VTas lie addressing the bU t head, clad in sbitt and trousers, bare Witness--Well, sir, T don't know the "Make--Haste," He Said, «nd Stiffly to the Ground. Not Sp Grieved After AH, Marlon--I do hope that poor Harold does not grieve too much at my having brokea our engagement. I'm sure he's very unhappy. \Vhnt did he say, deijr? Estolle---Oh, he said what a lucky thing you broke off this week instead of next, as it saved him from having to buy you H birthday present. MARRIED FOR MONEY. The blrth'lny supper -was over. It , tad ended with an American Ice cream, brought In carcfnlly by Pepy, necan^e oi its ezpcnsivenes 5 :. They had cut the cn!:«* with "Boby" on the top, and the crown prince had eaten far more than was gooy'fnr him. Ho sat, lingering the Lincoln penny aud feeling extremely full and very contented. ( Then, suddenly, from a far off cnnrch · deep-toned bell began to toll slow- iy- · Prrnce Ferdinand . V HHnm Otto caught It. St. Stefan's bell! He sat up and listened. Tiie sound was faint; one felt It rather than heard It but the slow boomhig was inmistakable. He sot up and pushed his chair back. Other bolls bad taken it up, and row the whole city seem3d altve with bells -- bells that swung sadly from side to side, as if they salJ o\er and over: *'A7as, ulas!" Something like panic seized Ferdl- nand T?illlam Otto. Some calamity had happened. Some one was-^er- haps his grandfather. He tnrop'1 nn appealing face to Mrs. Thorpe. "I must go-" h « said. "I do not wish to appear rude, but soine- thlocr is wrong. The bells -- " Vepy had been listening, too. Her broad face worked. "They mean one thins." she said slowly. '*·! have heard It wild many times. When 3t. Stefan's tolls like that, the king k,.dead!" "}To! Xo! M cried Perdlaaad Wil- 31am Otto and ran madly out o* tne door. Tin boll rims on. At its first notes * t w o fiat onc of the nurses spoke, London Tit-Bits. oM Adelbert stopped, stnsgerod, almost « l "Sht his enr and held him. Ho Ml. 4Chen he uncovered His head. ! look «d up. and slowly rose to his feet. Gnnc" he snicl. "The old king! DnsteadUy he made Ms way to a window, holding to the sill to steady himself. My old king!" ITis face twitched. But the horror behir.rl him drove him on thro-JSh the kneeling crowd. Where It refused to While the birthday supper was at Its height, in the inreau of the con- cierjre sat old Adelbert, heavy and despairing- That very day had he learned to what use the committee would Jnt tne information he had given, them, and his old heart was dead within hira. One may net be loyal for seventy years, and then easily become a traitor. Tben, at acvea' o'elewrk, something happened. , Tfte conrferge*s olec*' had gone, leaving the supper ready cooked om the bade of the store. Did Adeftert sat alone, ami watched the red bars of tha store fade to blade. By that tine If was done, and h » was of the FOR LIFE. Old AdeTbert had been -working his J way Impatiently. The temper of the! mob was growing ugly. It wus | Busplcloua, frightened, potentially dangerous. The cry of "To the palace!" greeted hl« ears ns he flnully emerged breathless from the throng. He stepped boldly to the old «toco i archway, and fnced n line of soldlori I there. "I would seo the chancellor 1" 1 he gasped, and saluted. | The raptnin of the guard stepped I out. "What is it you want?" ae demanded. / "Tho chancellor," be lowered his voice. "I have ncw« of the crown prince." Magic words, indeed. Doors epencd swiftly before them. But time was _(Iylng, too. In bis confusion the old man had only one thought, to reach Hie efianeelior. It would have been better to have told his news at once. The climbing of stairs takes time when Mueic's Charms, one is old and fatigued, and has but i °'ii n-.usic's clmrms will swve, they «ay, ! imp ]fir Ruflq InsJIffnatlonn to disperse; Eat some musicians when they play Tha STBQM ll v«ry foallah v And frfvolotl is th« monU, Ettc Briton it cDma^ t« a lot of leant! dv« m* tha lowly She---Shall I join In your walk? He--Yea. Let's walk over past the minister's and ask hira to join as. It Rang Out, Slow, Ominaufi, TerribI*. velvet yield, he drove tha Iron point of his « wooden le£ Into yielding flesh, and so made Ms way. Some one raised a cry and others took it up. "The king!" tfcey cried. "Shc-w us tiie little Hngr But the balcony outside the dead king's apartments remained empty. The enrtalas at the long- windows v,ece ^d»WD. save at cue, opened.for aflr. The breeze shook its curtains to and fro, but no small, diiluiih figure j one leg. k However-, at last it was dona, and , old Adelbert stumped to the door of I the room where the council sat debating and tile chancellor paced tho floor. i Small eereinony now. Led by sol- i dlers, who retired and loJt him to enter I aldne, old Adelbert stumbled'into the j room. He uas out of breath and diazyt his heart beat to suffocation. There was not air enough in all the world to breathe. He clutched nt the hangings of the door, and but he saw the chancellor. "The crown prince," he said thickly-, h ls at the home of tne Americans." He stared about' him. Strange that tfce room should sndderjy bo filled witb a mist. "But there be those--who wnii --there--to capture him." He cnnght desperately at the GU: - - Contriva to nrnfce tlifl matter worse. Almost 6dod, Hipp--Wlmt kind of a screen artist is ho? Ronp--He ean draw anything bat a salary, and rnako anj-Hiing but * liv- ing.--ffllm Fuu. Eht Mlaii Jack--I am pcond to say my grandfather made his m.ick in the ivocld. Jaite--Well, I suppose he wasn't the only man in tllose days who couldn't write his name. He'd Had Experience. Bcofessor--3Fou say Setiftleswor.tu 19 making a success, even alter his wild cnr-eer at college? Processional--¥es. he's president of It Appears So. BJoiics--Ton know, old top, I dreamed last night that I paid my tnllnr's hill* Tudor--Weil, you know drecius go by the contrary. Bjones--iefi, thai Is why I ilpopped in to aee if you will let it go till neit week." The Result. "Did your new dressmaker give yon a fit in that gown?" "I should say so I They had to call in two doctors u-haa I saw rnybcif in it." Hit Margin. ' "My broker told me I must give him something to put up on this deal. "Woll, did you put up anything?" "All I had--my umbrella." v Sure Is. "Tsa't this author's style perfectly tilling?" "Well, lie docs murder the king's English." taina,"with their rojral firms emfccoiil-; a wrecking company..--Chaparral, ered In blue and gold. Shameful, hi sach company, to stagger so! To Be Continued. The DiBer-ence. :*She knight of old begged his lady In the Fashion. "Maud Just dotes on conimued magazine stories." "Well, itn't It quite the thing few people t'o ^ust eat up cereals?" Telephone Personalities Ir is only human nature that vaiying temperaments should reflect themselves in the telephone usages of different people. Any operator, handling scores of subscribers' lines, can point to certain switchboard lamps whose signals announce the calls of persons for whom it is a genuine pleasure to establish connections--whose consideration of her is as gracious as though she were face to face. Whether the service received by such subscribers is or is not measurably more effective may be left to peisonal judgment as to whether any of us, serving at a switchboard, would be influenced by courtesv and a recognition ot our endeavor to do our best The Central District Teleohone Company £. F. Patterson, Loc.il Manager Uniontown, Pa. svice . (H'ESTSIDE) With the passing of years, great progress has been made in the transaction of banking business. The Union National Bank of Conneilsville has every approv- mo ^ ern facility for good service and solicits your account subject to cheek-. UNION NATIONAL BANK HAPPT GIGGLES AND THE BOG BROWNIES. Anyone wishing to send a remittance to soldiers abroad or at camp will find that the Title Trust Company of Western Pennsylvania affords them excellent service. Money Orders or Foreign Drafts promptly issued. 1 1* »BB % rstrrv Sknaraer day Dottj Catt«j«d her Itttle aoec t^ztnst wtadow pace wad wTitefart *2e wrtter pom- off tfcr roof and splash on wnn: Sh« was tired of Uer toys and doDa. "Oh, dear" Mtch«^3 Happy Gtegl*s irerp *o wooer was her wfcuh epotam Chan np hopped Happy Glsplea »tth m tiny red box nuder his ""Here I »m'"' ha cried tn m Tin wo glad to eee yoa. Hjcppy cies." lan^ttcd Dottr. "I -vra Irett -wi»h- iny y*u woold cxnzw and. help me spend UtU drearr dey. WTa«i*« m thjLt red; box?" rtal Etv* for ypa," rcpU^ Happy "Oh, Roody'" crtwi Dotty, fmnytaf vp aoJ donm. "TBtoir did th fta.T' "Easy eocnsb-- ray Bnncrrfes are ewer heard . tb« red box , and the queerest QttW Chlaga Dotty bud ever BMC happed oat upon the table. .Thetr backs kwJcwI Jos: 2fce th« be*cJ- t 'not* "Dotty had £3tfaer«l many tUnea. j 'But irisen they wen sftthic stltl tliey j looked like queens with hlsh crowns on heir hnd3. Two creat Wg^ eyca, far fpart. were cooneetRd by a. blaeJc Hoe. ' (TiitfcSDg 1 tbcm tooic «fl If t*r "irera gas- ' ing; through heacvr-nmnaed apecrmcles. "Mrs. Billion's h-Qnband 1 s health ii very low, they any," · ! "Yea, and when h»'B gon», tlier«ll | ba a good chanco for iomo guy whoso { are low." j FOR SALE 300 TONS A-\D 35 POUXD IN STOCK Prompt Shipment. GEO. TATTPOT^KY P 0. Box 305, CI^ARKSBCRG, AV. VA. "How y«ry. vwv futttty-.* 1 Dotty. They do look 5^e ~ '^1±u* with, tbeir gi«a.t, Mg Ayea. Wltoro '1UI %ou nd them?" "Out on our marania''a ptac-h tre*,** i cplied Happy Giggtea- "Airs. Peach t tVcw has bc«r oorapiaiiibisr for SOIQ* 1 ime about some one tearing and punch- iiig bo]ai In her leaves So T esrae alioa and discovered these nauyhty turtle Bi oiv-tUea e-allu^r her heaves. |n your IADI! folkb tail them tree liojapera; but in I''air\fctnd we call them Brownfces. "They hjv* to destroy all the fees t'icy OABW After ihay pfesce tho leaves with [their sharp bealcs they UFP awnir bitbe 'lube-like lower li-ps-and stKih up thjsap. JTfrGy mahe -slita In the twigs and ithsir ejcgs, and tn siiort time they can overrun an entire orchard aad do groai dAmajf*." By the ttme Hapjiy OJ^cfeg pat _,._ naughtj' little 3rowoios back Into tho Kttlo red box and bade Botty the ratn had stopped and the sun fta FLINT'S Sn STOHAGE. Mo;o' Truck Service To All Parts of Region. COAL FOR SALE BOTH PHONES. Betty r.in out to tho poach tnx soon c«ugh-t sovera) tittle Bu,? whk slis took in to show her "Happy Giggles Is rtgi.t," mamma, -when Io£ty toM Happy Qlgffles had said. iHttto tree boppera, and hi time 'desiroy.an orchard." , "They do toot bke Bttle Brpwah^s- tiicJr crcat, bie eycs,"'kiii5Jied; ttaitv, Be put them under a RlasB to allow ' Eaddy when fee cama hom. Every aarciianJ, ewiry bant; and business man advocates buying ^t home. Then let us give you yrjces oil youc job wotlc this comiai; ^ar. Tlie ' Couder Jolj Dept, Slerelaaats wfeo advertise IE f Ms paper wiO §^ve y®33 best raises for your

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