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MONDAY, MARCH 25, 1918. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVIT J.F., PA. PAGE SEVEN. CHAPTER III. , "The O'Ksllly." ' Age and ensy living had caused Don Mario "de Castano, the sugar merchant, to take on weight. Be had, in troth. become so fat that he waddled like n penguin when he walked; and when he rode, the springs of his French vic- toria gave up In despair. In disposition Don Mario was practical and unroinantlc; he boasted that he had never had an Illusion, never sn Interest outside of his business. And ·jst. on the day this story opens, this prosaic personage*. In spite of his bulging waistband, and his taut neckband, : ta spite of his short breath and his prickly heaf, was In a. very whirl of pleasurable eicitemcnt. Don Mario, In fact, suffered the greatest of all lllu- , slons: he was in love, and he believed hiraself beloved. The object of i-is adoration was little Rosa Tarona. Oie .daughter of his one-time friend Este- · ban/ To be sure, he lad met Kosa only twice since her return from her Yankee school,'but twice had-.been-enough; with prompt decision he had resolved to do her-tlie honor of making her Ms wife. % "H that were only soT exclaimed the woman. "She and Eateban--what children 1 What tempers--ijmt like their father's! They were to be their father's heirs, you know, and they blame me for bis death, for onr poverty, and for all the other misfortunes that have-overtaken ns. We live like cats and dogs." Don Mario had been drumming hlz ?at fingers impatiently upon tiie arm of Ills chair. Now he exclaimed: "Your pardon, senbra. bat I am just DOW very little Interested In jour domestic relations. Wtrat you say aboat Rosa only makes me more eager, for I loathe a sleepy woman. Now tfell me, la she-- Has she any--affairs of tii« heart?" "N-no, .unless perhaps a flirtation with that young American, Jaan O'Reilly." Donna Isabel gave the name ita Spanish pronunciation of "O'Bail- ffc" "Joan O'Reilly? OTlellly? Oh,.yes! But what has he to offer a woman? He la little mom than a clerk." "That Is what I tell her. Oh, it hasn't gone J'ar as yet." "Good!" Don Mario rose to leave, for the exertion of'his ride had made -- I every "fold of"hli'" flesh, "Mu'rlgardlsss reword for helping me and I wfll pay at the fan that the bodv of Ms victoria · u tte *»? Kosa marries me. Now Mnd- wj,s tipped at a Orqnkea angle, as if | 'T advise her of my Intentions nnd tell straggling to escape the burdens of his i her * Bna11 f° me to s * *er soon, great weight, Don Mario felt a Jannti- i * " *· * .'* * * ness of body and of spirit almost like I K waa 1 nite **"« that Johnnie that of youth. He saw hliasel- as n i Olleilly-or ."The O'Bcilly," as Ms splendid (prince .riding toward the Wends called him--had little-In the might- just ee well have made iho good lady's Vifo totally unbearable." "Silly I Ste knows nothing about It." With .u flirtatious sigh Rosu added: Tha.'a what robs"the affair of Ita chief pleasure. Since it does not bother her In the least, I think I will not allow you to come any more." After judicious consideration, O'Boli- ly pretended to agree. 'There's no fun In wreaking a horrible · revenue; when- your enemy Isn't wise- to it," he acknowledged. "Since If s your Idea to irritate your stepmother, perhaps It would annoy her if I' made love directly to her." Rosa tittered, and then inquired, naively, "Can you moke love, senorT" "Can T? It's the. one ability an OTiellly Inherits.' Listen to this now." Reaching forth, he took Rosa's angers in hi*: "Walt I" be cried as she resisted. "Pretend, that you're Mrs. Vnrona, your own stepmother, and that this is her dimpled hand I'm holding." "Ob-h!" The girl atkrwed his grasp to remain. '"But Isabel's hand Isn't dimpled: It's thin and bony. I've felt It on my ears often .enough." "Don't interrupt," ho told her. ."Isabel, my little darling--" " 'Isabel 1 1" exclaimed a voice, and the lovers started guiltCy apart. They '.turned to find Estebmn, Rosa's twin brother, staring at them odflJy. "Isabel?" he repented. "What's this?" "You interrupted onr theatricals. I was rehearsing an impassioned pro- [ have. Anylinw, tlie president of my company has a notion that P3 make !iim a. good son-in-law." "I-- Oil I" crJed Rosa. And tvt bur tone pTluUly hurried nn: "These rich men have tho most ab- iurd ideas. I suppose I'll nave to--" "Then you are in love, seaor!" Tho young man nodded vigorously. 'Indeed I anv^vlth the swoctost girl a Cuba. Tiiafs Uio whole trouble. runt's why I'm hurrying home to re- )lgn before I'm fired." Sot daring to look too long »r too deeply into llosn ^arena's eyes until She hnfl taken in ihe Tvholo trutii, he waited, staring at 3is foet. "I'm (sort of gind It has/coma to a show-down nnd I can speak out. I'm hoping BKo'll miss roo." ACtor- a nomont he vcjntured, "Will she--or-- ivill yp«. Rosa?" "I? Mies yon?" Bosa IKtod ber rows ln : preteDded aqiazcmcmt. "Sou ire amusing, of course, but--I won't iave nnich time to think about you, !or I am so won to be married." "Married? What? Nonsense I" ' "Indeed 1 Do you think I'm BO ugly lobody would have me? The richest nan In Matanzas has asked for my- land this very afternoon." "Who? Mario de Csitano!" "Yea" : O'Reilly laughed with relief, and bough Rosa tried to look offended, ale was forced to smile. "He's fat, I know," she admitted, "and he makes funuy noises when he breathes; but he There's a voice In the breese, thsro'u u. sign in thn siin That -whispers of winter's fnrewtll; Thora's a mist o'er tne lako, tnero'B a. call of tlie bird 4 There'll tho echoing ton«a at a baft. posal to your beloved stepmother," i s richer than CrocBas, and I adore O'Reilly explained, with a pretense of j rjcb, men." "I hate 'em!" announced O'Reilly. Then for a second time he took Rosa's annoyance. "Ye«, Seoor O'Reilly b -llevcs be cnn Infuriate Isabel by layin:; siege to her. j dimpled hand, saying, earnestly: "I'm He's foolish person -- " Rosa's cheeks were faintly flusbed and her color deepenc at tho amusement in Esteban's eyes. "He makes love wretched3y." "What little I overheard wasn't bad," EMeban declared; then he took IMeban was straight dun *L to · handsome boy, manly, and his re: wan startling. · With a look engaging In Its frank dl-' reetoeas, be said: "Rosa told me nbout! your meetings her* and, I came to · apologise for onr stepmother's discour- : tesy. rm sorry we can't Invite you Into our house, bat--you undentand 7 sure you know now why 1 make love so badly, dear. It's my Irish conscience. And you'll wait until I como back, won't youT' "Will you be gone--very long?" she asked. O'Reilly looked deeply now Into the dark eyes turned to his, and found that at last there was no coquetry in them tumble home of -some obscure maiden way of worldly advantage to offer any girl, and it was preeUeJy because of nnd t are not like ber; we are j ! quite liberal In our views; we are almost Americans, as 700 nee. I dare say that's what makes Isabel hate; Americans so bitterly." j . "Wouldn't it please her to know that [ becoming CtiDBtitzed as fast **. I tils fact that, be had accepted a posl- ever I can?" ventuml th» caller. i tion here In Cuba, where, from the very | nature of things, promotion was Ifkcly ;-to be more rapid than in tbeNew York ' office of his firm. A dancing eye speaks «rery lan- gnai«; a singing heart lathers Its own "Ob, she hates Cubans, too r Inughed | the brother. "She's Spanish, you know. · Well, It's fortunate .you dICa't see ber j today. Br-r! What a temper! She'll j walk In her sleap tonlsbt. If ever." j ,_ .. r Bosa nodded soberly, nnd O'JRellly. ' I audience. Before the yoong Irish-1 suppressing some light reply that had J . American had more than a bowtas ac- gpruag to Us' Ups. Inrjulred, curiously, [ , quaintance with the commonest Span-; «Ti(rj lnt ao ron mean by that?" j i ish verb* he bod i calling acquaint- Brother and ulster'Joined in erplnln- j j ance wit^i some of the moMt exclusive ] Ins that D,,,^ Isabel was given to |ie- i ; people of Malagas. He had adjusted j TOl!lir nrtlon , 4 especially after periods I himself serenely to his surroundings' O f,eidtemcnt or anger .and that one of ; when Rosa Vnrona returned fromX ner rccentricKlcs had tnken the form j ' : school, but with her coming,. away | of somnambulistic wanderings. "Oh. . ! wont all bis complacency. HH content-; 3be - s crurT enough," Estebnn wo. I · mcr-r vanished; he eiperienced a total I c j ad . d .. .. £ oeiicve it's her evil con- f , change in his opinions, his hopes, nnd ; sc),.,,,.^" ' ; i his umbldous. . j O'Reilly scanned th« speaker silent- I He dlscovere-I, for escmple, thai Ma( Iy for u moment; Uwn he said, with a taa;:as \vas by" ao means the out-of-the- way place he had considered it;'on the contrary, .after meeting Rosa 'once by accidtnt, twice by. design, and -three times by mutual arrangemfent, it had tlawnel upon him that this was the chU'f city of Cnba. If not, jierhaps, the hub around which the whole world re- volvyd; conainly ft was the most agreeable ot all cities, since It con-] gravity unusual in him, "I wonder if you know that you're suspected of -- . working for the Insurrecto cause."* "Indeed? I didn't kaow." "Welt It's a fact" O'Reilly heard Hosa gasp faintly. "Is It true?* he asked. "I nra a Cuban." VARIOUS An appropriate sauca-is a moat vain- able accompaliaant to any merit or croquette, adding Just the touch of seasoning -which the dish needs to make It tasty. H o r a i i r a d t o h Sauce. -- This I» guod wltli fish and v a r 1 o u it laeais. Take four tablespoonfuls of fresh horaeradlsli which. has been grated nnd standing in vinegar. Add Halt, tt dush of cayenne and four tablespooafuljB of whipped cream. Sauce for Croquettes or Cecils. -Melt a tablesponfnl of batter, add a half cupful of Btock and the same amount of milk, mix this with the fiour, attr until well cooked, add a beaten egg yolk, a half teaspoonful of salt and a dash of pepper, strain and i It will be ready to use. Do not heat j after the egjr U added. t Holland«ise Sauce. -- -Melt a table- spoo:«u'l of floor, a pint of the liOTior In which nsh was, boiled, tho yolks of two eggs and lastly the Juice of a j lemon, a teaspoonful of onion juice. ! Just before sen-lug add a tablcspoon- ful of chopped parsley. Wow Sauce. -- This Is especially good j with corned beef. Chop fine wo I tablespoonfnls of parsley and rub It ! to a paste on a plate with n Bpktola, i Adding a few drops of vinegar nndl it I is like paste, then add three pickled t wnlnutn. chopped flue, three gerklns t chopped nne, four ollvea, also chopped, I and add to a sauce' made from a pint I of COCK! stock thickened with the usual I tahleHpoonfui of Initter and flour. Add ! a tablespoonitt! of vinegar, a table! spoonful of munhroom ketchup and let : It simmer ten minutes. Strain if de- j stn*i and poor Into tlte sauce boat. · Imitation Woreastvrehlr* Sauce. -! Salt a caWs liter In brine strong ' enough to hold up an egg. Let the : liver stay m tho brine four days. Take ! '. It out dry. rub with unit untf let stand ! ; In a cool place a week. TliTO put the i ; liver through the meat chopper many ' times until very fine, mash all cloves ! ; of garlic, grate one targe onion, add a . quarter of ft tatspooatul of mace, five [ moHfced anchovies, twelve wool* cloves ; '. ami a quart of viiiepxr. L«t stand over ' aipht, add cayenne, strain and bottle. i You Will Instantly Feel at Home hi.Our Store You wi3 find *hc buying of a p'honogrifh a. most enjovable ci- perJcnce because our every cndcsvcr is to in:i:e you know the. Columbia Grafcnola ns imimatdy and z:, Uiorougb!/ as we know st_ We will put you b possession effects you ought to kn£rtT. Facts about reproduction of sound. Facts that explain Columbia Grzfonola's purity of !sz: and facts about exclusive Columbia tone-leaves. We feel qutc sure that if you knew ail about ;hc Columbia you would not permit acoihcr day to pass by without having one in your home. 1500 Tractor Outfits to The French Grow More Food "Will You Be Cone--Very Longr^ She Asked. "You May Nams Your Own fltwani." . .. whora he hafl sraclossly c^iosea to be hls'mate. . · . ' ., ··· . : ly's .-...His arrival threw Donna Isabel. intr. "' ' " ' ', tallied 'everything Cult was necessary ; for man's happiness. Yet, de*pit«-the ' thrill of his awakeninsr. O'Reilly was i not at all pleased wlttrhlrnself, for, as fit happened, there was another girl 'beck home, a J during his first year i of . iouelineas . he had written to her ' more freely a'nd more frequently than '. an y man on stith a salary as his had.a right to do. , . Inasmuch as her father was O'ReH- I Ish." "compalSy" it may. bo seen that .Taronsi's home-coming seriously · 'flatter"; the ivrfmon "coVd scarcely .complicated ihiitters, not only from n. contain her curiosity when '.-he came to sentimental, but from a business stand- nieet him; for tit: ivris not the sort.ot p o :;,t, mnn. to mconyenfence himself by mere ; i- wag in n thoughtful mood, that he sodul visits. Tlietrflrst f rrnal greet | rode up La Cumbre toward tBe Quinta Ings o«r,;Don Mario survejed the bare! de Esteban. late-on the afternoon of living rocan anil remarkfd,^lviubri-':"Dm. Mario's ylilt-J--' Insteadrof;J!dlng di- rectly'to the'hduse^as.'the me.rcant had done, 6'Jteitly'-ftMed'off-Jfroin the .road.; and? after.;tetherfnE, his horse .in a ((uster of guava babes proceeded or/ 1 foot He did not like Donna Isabel "nor did Donna^snbel 'like hlnu . Xore- over, he had/a ·partlculai:, reason for **?. sob many chnnges here." "^o dnubt" tlie wtdtw agreed/ "Times have been bard since poor B»- tebairn death. ^^ i "What a terrible calamity thut'-was! I shuiider when ; X think of it.** s»id be. "A *bocl.l»g sflair truly' lind, one 11 avoiding ber today ·bull never get ont of mj nithrt.'' ' Josf. inside .the Varona premi»e» he " "Shocking, yes. /But .iriiat- .'do ypa rpaoseiJ' an' Instant "to'admlre the ont- tblnk of aHch man,-like Esteban, wao.j.lo.cik. .'The quinta .commanded nn ercel- wonld leave his fanjjly.dfslltole? Who: lent view of the Ynmnri, on the one die'without ;reveallng-the.:place j'haind; and of the town and harbor on where he bad,stored;his'treasure?" Donna Isabel..It.was plain, felt ber wrongs keenly; she spoke with as much splriras If her husband, bad permitted the other, no one ever climbed the hill from-the cityrtb.::gaze pyer-lnto .that JiiSden valley wltboot feeling a pleas- .nrnble surprise at finding it still there. himself to be killed purely out o( spite fAVe are accustomed to think of perfect toward her. : :, _ . 'beauty as unsubaUntiai. eTUiewent; "Ai if it were not enough to lofbnt tbe Ynmari never changed, and In that treasure ' tbe widow continued, j that la Ita snpremest wonder utormlly, "the government moat free all wr staves. Tie' T»e' And now tkat ibere is no longer a profit ID mtar -my plantations -- " "J!v-poflt'ln »nga» '"Wlmt are'yoo queried the caller If yonr not pay, then P»QchoCu«to is » hotlnc jom. Get Hd at him But I dWn't come here to'talt iibout Esfe- bmn'» lildden. treasure, nor his planta- . DOE Pancba Cneto. .talk, about you I came here "Sor Doana Iaak«l looked tp Wrickly. "She interests sse. 8k* Is store be*n- Through what Jiad once been w»U rtwded gronnds, OTleirry made bl« wa.r to a sort of sunken rarden which, In spite of cegle^t, still remained th« moet charming wx* apon the place; and .there he at: down; to wilt for Ban: The!.follow WSDI 'effectnallir scr%sofed frocs view by t growth of plantain, palm, orange, and tamarind tree*; over profusion of *; In the cen- the, rocky walls ran a flowering plants and Tin ter of the. opeif space was en old wall. It* masonry; curb "»U .hot crumbled away. When Bosa at list appeared, (TBellly : called upon to ten ber wmewhat ttfnl thu the stara." Do* Mario rolled ! *n«llT, that the was beyond doobt the hl» eyea toward th« sigh eel Hoc, which, like tbe sky, wu ttet^ · Tirld eera 1MB Hwt. 1 "Mw 1» wnr etcMeeB," tke fat »o1ror went OB. eatBtKeJIr, "tod 10 alto- (etBer cbariBlnf-^- Sat why waste thn« to prrtty fiweebear I bare de- eided B» Bwjry ·*·"* ' "Bee* h*a » w«l ef her ewa, Iftito snk* evt, tntny: "Matr *· ·:·«»· «· «·." IfMr let · _ I a » a to s«w* -wl»t ; .I wot, mU. I . XM M*smudl Wed, imeteat flower on all the Quint* d« Bettban, and llnce tblaaomewhat h»ck- BafeoTreiBBrk wu tk* boIdMt »j»«elii b* nw prettOr. aim a dimpled «aU» of Mlniied jil»«»nr« and nrprlie, -Oh,' bwt 1 IBM* y«a ra in * Hahe I "If! O*t (BTMnotJHP-tabA - 1 «M ftm DtbM I enw ootnc It--I BS dMTty lev* ta Mite her." "I, Bw»r ffKeOrr ptukeped. bis "Bwt WSA b» Hut anywhere--uothlng" but a lonesome, hunj^y yearning--anu with a glad, In- 'CubanY-Tour poop-e .ere Span. SST'^nT.^*. 0 ?^ then tpith a. sigh she upturned her lips to MB. ?True. But no Spaniard ever raisec.1 n Spanish chijd In Cuba. We are Co- i ..", bans, Ttosa and 1.1 go everywhere, ancl t the Spanish officers talk plainly before me. 'Somebody mnst te the even and tho cars for Colonel Lopez." · "Colonel Lopez!" exclaimed O'EeillyJ Estehan nodded. Hosa'3 face, as she I-ioked at the two men, was white : and worried. For ai time the three of them snt sllont; thehl the Americnn said, slowly, "You'll be shot if you're caught" "Some one must rnn chances," Estfr- ban averred.' "We're fighting tyranny; all Cuba Is ablaze. I must do my part." "But; sooner or Jut* you'll be dis-: covered--then what?" persisted O'Bell- Bsteban shrugged. / "Woo knows?' Th.erell-be time enough when--" "Won't of Bosa?" At ihls Question tbe brother stirred, uneasily and dropped bis eyifs. O'Bcil-: Iy;..laid l a- hand upon hie arm. "You have no. right to Jeopardize her safety.! Without yon,;to whom could she turn?"i The girl flashed her admirer a grateful;: glance. ';- '·· 4'Senor, yon lor one would see thai she--" . . . . . . . . · . ·!. "But--Tm going away." O'lteUly .i felt rather thao saw Ron: start,/for; hto face was averted, "I came here to, fttl yon both gpod-by. I may be gone! for some time. I--I don't know when I can get back." , Tm sorry," Bsteban told him, with, genuine regret"We have grown very fond of you. 'lint-you will come back, before-long, efii!-. You're one of us. In the mesntime 111 remember what you; sT," and at le»jsi;Tll be careful." By no menus wantmg In tact, Bsteban rosej briskly an»l,a(.ter : ,shaking bands with, OHelQy, left tlie tiro lovers to say fare; well as best suited them. . Bat for once OTReilly's ready tongue; wax silent. The laughter was gone, Cram his bine eyes when he turned to "Tmi any yoa are going away?" Rosa In^nired,.breathlessly. "But why?" "I'm giolaj:; : partly beowse of this war and partly because of--something else. I tried to tell, you yesterday, bnt I couldn't. When the revolution atart- ed «verybo£y thought It was rnsi«ly local upiiHlng, and I wrote my'com- pany to that effect;:but, bless 'yon, it U«.spread like ire,.aid now. the whole. esatern end of the island' Is ablaxa. Butneo has stopped, employ- sn hnre ordered m» home to nnd omt what's happened to their proats 'Too said there was something Til wait forever," she Eaid. TO BE CONTINUED. ORE TRAMPLED INTO PUDDLES EconomlDai, Though Somwvvhat Prlm- Itlve Methods Uned at *Mzny Mine* Throughout Mexico. It was at Pachaca, Mexico, that the patio system of separating silver had ita origin. This oystesh Is 81)11 followed. eitonalvely at the silver mines througbout Mexioc. The ore is crushed and. worked down to a state of puddle. It is thon spread out to a depth of two or three foet over the pavod floor of tho courtyird, or patio. To this mass sulphate o? copper is added in powder, about fifteen pounds of sulphate to three thousand pounds of puddle. This is trodden into the puddle by horsefi. Several i;tmgs of old, worn-out homes or mules, about twelve in a fang, are seen in various parts of the patio, .being* driver; round in circles to tread in the sulphate. '^;On the next day six per cent, of common salt is added anil in two more days one hundred per cent of pure quicksilver, or as -.much as the assay -of tha ore show's is reralred. This mass l» then trodden up by horses for fifteen daya. It is. then wheeled to a large tank through, whteh paBaea a rapid 'stream of irater. This washes away tbe cloy, 'leaving the silver and quicksilver. Thi« residuum is ponrod tato cone-leaped canves baga througli which nmt of tbe iRiliikaUver runa Can't 8«art the local tailor* arc | from tiaebr customere that at Jew! j : otHi n.»b«stos pocket bo placed In ov. ; ery BUlt and erery ov«rcoat tho. v i tnak?, as n rosult of the new "no , f smoking" rulo o* tho Philadelphia Rap: j Id TxniiBlt Company. j i A -wtdclr known Walnut street UO1. , j or pU«d a largo ordtnr for asbestos | ; today, "and ivhca asietl if he had bocu , ; fimoloycd to inaka *a nubeetoa oult · hs «xpIa!neKi: E ] "Why, ooma of my costomers are , I brlQgrtng back Uie!r overcoats to-bavs i j the asbestos pocket fixed, Thej* -wimt ! the pocket as A saving; in cipar billa. · "Thero Is ao danger to tho olothoB. · an there is a Mttlo flap 011 tie anbos- ' tea pocket tSat maktis It paitlally air- 1 URht, and the cigar, 'wlthoui: air. ffoen out almost ns soon aa it is placed in j the ( pocket. It Binokefl very little, and ' there is no d»ns0r that the conductor j will attempt to put off tbe passenger j with the as'ieatofl pocket." | The tailor auld h« got tbe ictea of i the asbestos pocket from a veal thy ; business man who payg GO centa ] aploca for Ma cigars, and objects to '· throwing 1 away 45 cents' "worth, be- cduae Ura traction company ways hi? must. -- Philadelphia Correspondence New York Tribune. TYPE. OF TftAcrroa SENT / ; AErHOAD BY O.. FOOO ADMIN iSTfl/VTlOPl. out,. and what remains the silver' O'BeUiy. hwlUttin became u em- bumss«d stlenM. He tried to langh ·There Is, othenrls* rd stay right. b«r» and ten my penoiiows frlenos to whistle for thdpmfits. It seems Pro nnaed- with a lutal beauty .. Ton may ' ' noticed ItT -N«1 Well, f? W»' ifa a magiillScent bnalMM abtlltr ttiat '!· passed 'off with, tbe vapor by meand of heated retorts. None 'of the quicksilver is lost, «ad even the vapor is .brought ly cold water to Its original state and used again and again. The quicksilver soon rots the hoofs of the horea and. .the mulaa, btrt the Mex- leani tiemeelvw do not seem to be mucb.' *Jte wbne for it even though they vrade arobad in the .pnddle for day* at a time.-- Hanwr'B Weekly. ' 8ur» of a Job. It wu.a row Idnfi of recommend* tion for a earrmt, iut TOT; effective. The aid employer »tJd nothing about her acoompliahments as cook, walt- nn, laundrmi or chambenmtd. What ik* Vrote-wa · '-· '' " ' " . . . . " - ' " "She li as strong, as a nao and twice as bnwe. TSreo tbnu wblla In oar ·mploj- she captnrad burglars iteffi-hindad, and held them until tho police arriysd, Rnd saved hundreds" ot dollars' worth ol sllvm and Jewelry." All tne nmnafor of the emptojinent H»noy had to So when that ^ girl need- ·4-a jlfoatlon was to'raad :tbaf letter out loud and ttare e'nedsd. "a -wild seramble the .cnstnaari for. Apple Tree Holde Reco-|'d. An apple tree growing In the Walla Wulla Valley, Washington, holds the trult-yleld record.' It pVoduced near!; 1 200 bushels of apples lust season, thus breakhifc its own record of 12G'Hi boxes In 1007. the highest production, ive are assured, from a single tree known : anywhere In tlie world. This tree bore ' 70 boxen in 1906. 42 .boxes In IMS and . 45 boxes in 1909. More than 500 bar-; rels of fruit hare been picked from : It since it came into bearing in the ; spring of 1871. " '. Tho 'tree was -grown ·wli'bout trrt-! gation from a seedling planted In 1356.! It ia forty-two feet in height and its j branches spread nfty-aeYen feet from tip to tip. The tnmk is seven feet In etreumf«renee at th* base and meaa- nres six feet six Inches just, below the ! first limb, which i fmtr feet from the ' ground, and measures four feet sevea Inchee: The tree it Bound aild heilthy despite the fact that tt bat., produced fruit eVery seaobn for netrlr tortj years.--New Tort Press. American tractors--1580 of t h _ _ ·em by the O. S. Food Administration, will battle hanger In France. When jsprins ecniea tbey rrtll be in the field. Tbey Will help the French to grow 2.900.WM) more tons of food. Tbe idea of- reinforcing the wurriits affrienlroral strength of Fritnce with 'Aii»rt«»n rrartors. oriRinaled -Kith Hear? Moreenthau. Jr. Tho Food Ad- Tatoh^ratioTi has desisrmire'd Henry Morgantbau. Jr.. to follow th« irracb- ines to Franco and p«r them in opera^ tioja. TD« first 100 tractors rc-ere sent *o F*rance on the /Jpck of:, a naval transport and the entire number wttl I««eh there in plenty of time for Tlw. tractors wrll operate mainly tn *be battle-scarred portion of northern Fraaea which has been re-taken from «io Germans. There BTor*r*y lines _ ___^ haw b»eii tersely obliterated. Tbe HE.NRV MOttENTHXo U»- fleWs sre consomiently terse and the (N HAR . OF-'TRftCTOW katterles of trocrtors will he able to EXPEDITION wort iB.*st effecHveJy. Thus hi a few ·^^C.L-" ''-"'. ...... months food crons. osromally wheat soil tnat a few months ago was th« i-nil iwtalo-- will heirrowlnElnFrench "No Man's Land" between the great .soil slowed hv American, trertors-- battle lines. L*ti*rs of Two king* .Found. It is said 'tb£C a most carioun discovery has been matte at Ajialey bouse, Hyde Park Corner, the town house of the Dukes of Wellington. In tbe cellars there tuu b.'ten found all the private and state correspondence of George HI and George. IV. These documents, coverlnE a vital period, of over 60 yearo, must Include Napoleonic .references of great interest. Tfee letters, e4XL,.hiivo been removed to Windsor, and are now being sorted by the king's librarian. According to one of these documents the Iron Duke's. name wae. never Welleslay. The family name was Colley, and his grandfather wna adopted by an Irishman named W«I- lealey. The Photographer--Look pleasant, please, - The.llan--How can.I, when I've jnst paid tha coal man Eind the plumber, and expect when I get homo tonight to have-liny:wife hand me ber drcsEiixmk- Senreeo's formula Is not "just f. HttI* ot this and a Uttle of thnt." It was devised wltli a definite object in view. The object was to produce atooth paste possessing medicinal as well as cleansing properties--a real cleanser tlmt could be' depended upon to remove tartar and keep mouth and gums healthy. Ths ideal defined, our laboratories set about to determine the proper combination to produce It. Secrecq is the result. It tea beea tried, tested and pronounced good by hundreds of : tbe profession. Try a tube. . A Einsle tube will srovo every claim.. Win show why.thou- sands today-use and demand.. Sen- reco--and are satisfied with nothing less. All druggists and toilet .-counters.' Larga 2.ox. tubfr--I5c. SENRECO--Cincinnati

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