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/'AGE TEN. THE DAILY COUBIKR, COXW»fcLS\ ILLB, FA. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY fi, 1930, ROY F PS Inn. r\ «w? WHAT HAS GONE . Alan B,rennaway is in lov^ with Shirley ajie, beautiful society giri, who Is secretly engaged to Koger him ?ffl n ^A a5 ''J earn , lrig thaf ^° ger is to ma "y Shi 'l=y. Jends him 3500,000. He takes as collateral shares in a Macedonia }e- velopenient hcheved worthless, After Shirley and Roger are married. Shirt «y, ignorant o£ the loan, ia incensed when Koger tails her Alan n bTing'to force httn to ga to Macedonia, i'-eceiving a tip Jrotri Cynaz, shady financier, Roger visioris the redaction of his Indebtedness to Alan. Jealous of Alan, Roger comes to the conclusion the loan was noade because of Shirley. When Alan warns Shirley of h e r extravagance, she tells of her Investment in Corto Bellas stock, Roger offers Alan $50,000 and Alan won'lera where the money is to come from. Roger rosents Alan's probing into his personal affairs. Next day, the stock drops considerably. That night Shirley learns hat Roger has lost all her inheritance. Roger tells Shirley Alan made the loan to win her and g^t i id of him. Shirley goes to pay her "debt" to Alan, Alan, as her insinuation, orders Shirley from his home, bnt her car is out of commission, Shu stays nnd he spends the night in the car, Nejrt day, Shirley receives a note from Roger telling of his intention to aiwrce her, naming Alan. NOW GO ON WITH THE STOR* CHAPTER XXIV. R, I can't bcliovo you mean that/' protested tha woman. "You'll need me. I tell you as sure as I teand hero you'll need me. You haven't had any experience--nor has Mr. Brcnnaway 1 should say, though he's one of the nicest gentlemen that ever walked. You don't know how it Is when you go to hotels, they always know unless--" "Alice!" interrupted Shirley, her voice liko the lash of a whip, "I appreciate your deoire to help me but I'm .-lorry that I have no further need for your services after you have done, what I have just told you." "Oh, verj well!" said Alice, shrugging htr shoulders. "I can only say I'm sorry, and you'll be sorry too, when you Uvo leave here together." Shirfey sat still and heard the ·woman go outside and apeak to Carter. The sense of outrage was so great thai she dafcd not move. When she heard the ear start towards the brrn, she relaxed. "Oh, my God!" Sho pressed her hands over her face while dry sobs ahook her. For the moment she wits almost frightened. Everything that she had believed solid and perm inent seemed to have been destroyed. She had envisaged poverty In a vag^e way-impersonal poverty whcro one was bored and had to do without things. But caste was a fundamental reality to her. In a fonv minutes Alice with nothing but friendly, even kindly intenWons, had shown hor that the edifice of society in which ahe had whole-heartedly; b e l i e v e d was founded on shifting sand. Alice who believed that she was conducting a furtive intrigue with Alan and had been accidentally found out by her husband--Alice had revealed the existence of a hideous comradeship that shocked her beyond her own belief. Would the world take Alice's view of he-? Would the^ world think that she and Alan had been furtive lovers? At the thought the fighting instinct welled up in her. Alan should not be made the object of Alice's sympathy U any action of hera could prevent it. She fcnovv a moment of wild anger against Roger---she felt an overpowering di'Sire to strike at him, to beat film down. She picked up hia letter and read it yet agaii . This time the style imprcsrfud her. It was stilted and artificial and insufferably pompous. She had a fleeting vision of him crying in her sitting-room-blubbering Uke a frightened child. "I'll frigrten him again!" #he fxclaimcd suddenly. "I'll lex him see that if he »a going to drag Alan into the mu e lie shall go to prison. He will not dare to go on with the divorce then " She began to foel her strength of will returning, i'elt that s»he was beginning to steer her own course instead ai drifting; with the tide. She would have to tell Alan, of course, the moment she saw him Mid put him on his guard. She wibhed he would come bnck. As »hc formed the with she heard footsteps. She ran *,o the -window. It was ·Mra, Downey, the former's wife, who looked after the cottage for Alan. Paradoxically, if A inn had been with her sho would never have given a second thought to Mrs. Down«y. As it was, alone in the cottage, she wao conscious of a certain embarrassment. "Good morning," You're Mrs. Downey, aren't yot?" she said. "I'm Mrs. Kelton. My czvr broke down last night and Mr. Br«mna- way very kindly put me up." Sha felt the woman's shrewd scrutiny, and knew that she regarded all city peopl j with a certain subpiciouTnesR. "Oh," said Mrs. Downey, and hobbled unconcernedly into the kitchen. Shirley went otit into tho road to wait for Alan. Shirley had waited no more than a minute when ele saw Alan rounding tho bend in tho road some hundred yards away. Of a sudden, fear sized her, that odd, unreasoning fear of aia anger that she had felt before. And because she was afraid of those unknown, elemental forces in him she ran to meet him. Alan had caught sight of hor nnd wondered why ihe i*as waiting in the road. When she began to run it meant one thing only to him--Shirley in trouble. All other thought of hsr was scattered as he sprinted forward to meat her, "HulJo, what's th ( matter?" he shouted, and before she eonld answer Aey were abreast Shirley thrust Roger's letter at him. She was or* athless, more with excitement than with the short run. "Roger sent me 'his by a servant," she gasped "Ut. "All the servants' know abou' it." She kept he* eyes on h|s face while he read the letter. There was a faint flicke of title eyebrows, but beyond that no sign of what he felt. He folded the letter, returned it to its envelope and ,tave it back to her. His deliberatenese alarmed heriafresh. "Alan, before you say anything, let me speak. I m dreadfully sorry, but I--" He waved her apology aside. Ho smiled and she could not fathom the amile. "I don't want to say anything offensive. Shirley, but--wouldn't [t be rather a good riddance?" The question wa* so utterly unexpected that for tho moment ahe could not answer, "3--that hardly seems to the point--of course I've finished with him In any B l nsc that matters--especially after this." He had begun t walk in the direction of the cottag-o and jibe was walking by hih aide. "Why be indiraa it with him for writing that letter, Shirley?" asked Alan. "It's v e-ry natural behavior on hi 1 ) part. ' "But--he has no caufce for--" "Quite so. But hi thinka he has. And as far as I etui see he haa a perfectly good caw legally." Somehow they w TO mitaing the point. They walk d on a dozen or more pwcw, while! Shirley struggled for Teoicis to express what shil was feelii g. "I'm not thinking about my sid« ot it," ehe fcundorod. "But don'£ you see I--ho--I'm making yoti a co-respondenl." | Ha laughed and every nerve ih her body winced. "That won't troubSe me in the least," ho assured her. "If you're really worried about that, please ·°-TKBt it." Her bewilderment grew, Htn attitude wa-i utterly incomprehensible. She could not believe that ha was genuinely indifferent. "We ara getting at crosa-pnr- noses," she faltered, "I've been thinking evei since I got the letter. You've got the whip-hand. Yo« can stop him from bringing this action." Alan frowned. "By miinp- him for ttw numey he owes me?" ho challenged. No, Shirley, I lent him the mwey for a definite purpose, na you know, and I'm not going back on "No, you needn't sue him. I wasn't tliinlang of that. But it you ware to ece him and tell him that he has up cause for dJvoree--*- tell him he must not bring the ae- tioa--he's afraid of yoa, Alan," ·Not because he owes nw money." * "No, perhaps not because eft that, but--" Shirley hesitated. In the vast muddlemenl in her brain them lingered SOM« idea that it was not fair to botmj; the whole of Roger's confession to Alan, "Because he know* that I co«ld put him in prison If I cored to make a few fnquirteat" demanded, Alan. She caught her brftath. "You know, then?" -, "You told me so, ShMey." t f j f l t f "When you were tolling me well you were doing you mentioned that ha had made a few thousands over some Stock Exchange tip or other. I Jrnnw enough of ru'g affairs tx» know that ha had no capital to invest In a tip on the Stock Exchange. Mom- over, the other night when he bo- lioved Corco Bolfim to stand at fifty-eight, he offered to pay m« buck fifty thousand dollars. "By a JittJe simple arithmetic and a study of the market columns I was able to calculate that h« must have put over a quartet million into Corto Bellas to bo able to make me that offer. He is at hts father's game and h« must have begun by losing a quarter million.". "I gave liirn the right to do what ho liked w:th my money," ahe put in irrelevantly. "That mean* that you'tft lost everything," he pointed out "Oh damn tho money!" ahe exclaimed. "We're not talking about that Are you going to put Uor«r In prison?' 1 "No. And I'm not going to threaten }dm with it--blackmail him into diselining to exercise what hi believe* to be his rights." "Then--surely you will defend the cams!" she triod desperately. "A lot of trouble and publicity for nothinjft" ho answered. "You have admitted that your marriage IB a failure and you were willing, for whatever renson, to break your maf-riage vows. I'm eorry If I hurt you, but you must ace the plain norsis-scnsB of it. Why not leave It at that?" "But--' she protea-ted, and bit off the w»rd with A Jwrriblts uos- picion that aha wna about to burst Is to tears. "Have you had any breakfast?" he asked. "1 don't want any breakfast," "You hud better have BOTHO all the same, and wa'll sec what IB to be done. Come along, Shfrlfty." He led t he way into the cotlapa. "I shall chofca If I try to eat," sho faltered as they came inaid!«. "You won't really," he wind. "You hav! a hard day In front of you--you will want all your fctreng-ih," (To B«i Cantinuwl Monday) Jopyrleht, 1938, by JUir vi',ker. 0|»- ibuiixl by KluK F«Biarc*HX«okU«, lac THE OLD HOME TOWN weu- TH'ONLM- l£ ^ ^J£ COME BACK ANO n ^ WANT TO TR/fiiDE M K ) k C500DS - I A1K.T HAO TO TAKE SACK A COFFJN )rt MY TWENTV "YEAK: IN SUSiNESS- 1 ONE. - - S2^ Wx^ /^ /"NN/EL.U/THAT DAI^NX - BOUGHT \ THIS MOWSR. OH TIME - T Ar4T HAUF" PAID F0f5, AMP- WANTS To TRADE IT N ON A RADIO,, ofj A SNONN -SHOVEL-~ -AND HE DoNT EVEN B^INC?. BAC«; THE HANDLE THATS MAKES ME: A,C«;, r- J EM FOR. KHHPS' ^ \ . ^ ' J^* J -#??£ : ^ :: =^'' ^ t3 O -Si-, J} STMNLIff^ ,/ S, BUYING ON TJME, AN5 TRAONC; ^ -,, HAS 3oT TO BE OUD MAN N SON S Q IQG,E ST VsCOieWY JM BUSINESS FOE. FOI5.TY S x HE KNO\AJS A NEW SWORfaV AT BLACK SHEEP'S GOLD by Beatrice Grimstiaw Illustrations by ItjiiHn Myers I I Copyrlfft by Hughoo * Co. WNII 8r»lo» ^^^^ jae; Bat for PIS add" for me, there i ere no extra visits, no unread lati era. Worst of all, UiooKh perSectly I igal and right, w«« the presenc* of B jiiy Ht all oar lntei-vi«flr«*. U« «w I a paper, and pretended klcdly «« ogh, not to be llsteaing; but-- ( ft«k yi u -What is IOT»-UJS.WU»S. undf* aaeJb. xn- dltlOORT J pftoa over months -- I cannot re- ^fflember for c«rialq bow many , It may hnve been about elx -- and onae to a day when It w»« vlsibngr day, and Pta, dnrllng over-pRtlenl Pta, was awaiting below at the nat« oit th« palm avenue, until the hour whet she might Justly cllrab the hilt, AU ays, she was a little thinner, alway* tho lovely apple-round of her yoiiBg c ie*fc was a little raora wmted, Hit* a 'rait that froata have pramatniely toa- lied. was gay, nloioat merry, b fore merry with tb« *elf-naa tery the well-brodi girt, a« U terai and Jangaagea ar* taught h«r; fihti to put aside tji« wonrineaa, one, dtjapatr, that ravaged her I aart, even as they ravaged mine, and ihow A bright fac« throughout our JttTs honr, We may hnve bc?n the tatter for oar pretense*; I cannot at n I only know that they were han 1 to keep np, Pia's Barents, 1 knew, tnefntali ed « ceaseless siege of her ; Mrs, I* oriar had even Ttsited Port Mor«»«by, aaora or less Incognito, bad prrctlc«lly gone down on her kn»}a to Pi«, be ;glng her, as she valued th* affection c f her people, her place ID ioc!ety, «e · Immortal welfare (eharatsterUitteall ', by Mrs. LiMjrier, piuced last) to leaf } the black Bheep Into syhoie paatur* she had BO unfortunately utmyod, «r 3 return to her own fold. It w«?tt! 1 be easy -- according to Mr«, Laurl t -- to "manage" a divorce. Sit* wa« t -ire I wouldn't be unreasonable, ffivl lenco could alwayii bo arrangad, So Mm. Curler. Pla in w ply -- bnt I will let h«r ap«ak for hen alf. "Mum almost y/ent oa her neoa, 1 wae most ifrightfally sony, I , «ttnd her, and tot,d her she tnuntn't rorry no; I aalcftd her how she'd have 'elt If father -- but that made h-r worw 5 gh« «nld I muBtri't compare ulcm to -to -never mind." "I don't," J aaiared her. *"I Jere'» only O7ie person oo earth I ro!n , and that^s Mrs. Lauriiir 1 !! danghter," Bnt all thft cani«, I wna c.orry ft r my mother-in-law. AocordUir to hor Ighta, I felt she was justified. "She said HOMI) mo« nbout crim- Innlfi. And I told her that jo t hufl mad* yourself R criminal for KM And; «he said that didn't mftttur; a' e understood how I foU -- oh, smn Isn't bslf had, when you kaov» b« - -- but she said U»e point was how trould society feel? and Uiftt r wae 'ouog, and didn't know what T was givl ig up, and that I mnjst, simply must, come back with ix«r, and tbjtt It w- nldo't b* too ltef I could rebuild m li£«; my people would stand by we. . . , Khe U « ijult* ffood little mothi r, yon know, Phn, ort-n If -- Well, I tt Id her that ! was tw«jty-on«, and h d «ny aunt's money, and I w t s *ery aorry, bnt I must }$d/f« toe myself. I footed that thing from the Bible--' Plther thoti goeat, 1 will go, and wh«st thou lailgeat, I wOJ Utigo; tby peopl i shall be my people, and thy Oo5 tn ' Ooil, T|i8 Lord Jo so to fne, and aim i atao, If a«ght but death part tbee us d me.' I wns (shaking al! ov«r *bert I uld It, I'liil, )t wan like pronouncing vowa. And mother -- " "Wtont did she--" "Yon ean't down worn. She 1 st^nfrd n* f f she had been at c n u t t », nnd then ulie said, in that i*H|)ped ?ay of hers -- 'Very nice, air tlonr; b« don't forgot that nd {} at wai) said b · Ruth to her in0thcr-in.-l.iw, not ht - hus- bsnit; aud don't forftx thai y and by 6lis mnrrierf BOUK -- like a »li it! 1 " I couldn't I*'1|) myself, I 1. tigliert. A n d H e a d Jailor jsjolly (lotaetta s that man was nearly liuiiKin) got so far behind his nevyai aper, and eior -f d Wa throat so much and noisily that -Well, what would you have don. 7 , , . "l\u hart ·soniellilng IOOITC to tell tne," I reminded her, w h e n lie ly had finished gargling with hla feeltt ja, and l'la'« hat hail rwiir.ed Its umml, snucy angle ovw one oye. "yefy" she nald, suddenly gn ce. "I had; I should have known b jout It and told you before, if caua s visit hadn't put thlnpj out HO, LTi til she was gone, flho simply abaorl 3d nie, and I dlda't-- Phil, I'm nfi Ud it'a something BeriouB.' 1 "Is H about--" "Tho sold claim-- yes,, it IB. I mnfle ns much as I could of that t i mum, but you can't get the better f her.-- sho shoots so strnlgSU -- she '/out to tho point raoro tbtm I'd dare I to tlo myself, and sakl--'Aii very w »IJ, and people will forgive meet thlngi to mll- Uonst, but, nay good ghl,' aha old, 'do you fhink t)j«t yolil's going to ie loose till he's reudy to pick It up?' And I said, 'He's scut a friead to lo k after It' And she waid, 'I nnderslani ' ( m u m does get to know everythla; ) 'that tt igold flpici's been pioclahn *d, and half the bnd clmrncters of / ustnilla are there; whnf clo ypu t h i n k ' ) golrifj lo haiipcu to a fortune le t lying loose? Don't tell me,' she sa i Ono never does toll h e r ; she nlvvi va docs J tliu ti'UIng, anil ally's t.o right except alioiit you " "She 8 right thcie, If .jmi c aild soe it," I (old her. "Thunl. (Jod y u can't. But have you h»nnl anything d 'Unite?" "Only since nfui went Y e s t e r d a y A boat cfinie in from the v, ~ai, and there were ft lot of tnen wh . liadn't JfiTifi -SLS.1L. p_f-iL Bouble-Service Furniture. Ideal for Small Homes HOME-MAKMG HELPS 3LENOR ROSS L iurmD space apura to to»Y*n-' tfon, Never did wo ne«d oo mimr piocoa »JT furniture for comforti and never has there boert less upaco to house all that w* seem Boolw, for tnatancB, Not no tongr ago tho top of tho parlor table and a tlender bookcase provided ail the needed for lh« avorasre tarn ily'r collection of books. A library ily' »f »f navfral hundred volumes wui the of th« more But today, everybody buys books «.nd lots of them. BoKinningr with tho sma,tt perflon's nets ot Juvtfnlle en- iyclorxifldia, tho standard refarenoo irortat that most of us pick up rtur- IDar tba course o{ yearn, oM^ ot ntrr- i\» «.»4 atorted--waH, Jt's onjjf a matter at months before) ono oacrts M- brwy nholvo* T»y th« yard, Whovo the oxceHS bookn Ifo? On* rnotjvoil i» to nwkw th« bookshelves usrvo more than one pwrpo««. Thoro are hook-caoaa butVt the proper fifilrht to net n* JlbraiT tables as (v«(T. Yhn towor p^rt ijt divided into compartment »helves, and tho top ·urt'oco la n reading tah!«, A .4"th« many volumes ot an " . . , -- _ Tho mtr*» modernistic table, la shujw. with ii regular inir and compartments cin take of books c'f many stzet»--not to mention /magazine* that uro Kopt for morn thriri ft wflek or a montn. AnotUort Hera of furniture that ha» to bo crwrdod lnto the a^ 6 *" 3 *? 0 fttm- lly'a homi'whether there's puaco for It or not (Is the radio. If th- ra Iwn't oom tori a beautiful eablnf, there or» waxs of bullillttg It in;o other indispensable furnlturo, tt nr«ay bo part of a library table, or l '.ill into the top of a modwiiistjc bxkoaso One ot the tnoet \aganioim lilaas for bttvjujf a radio and yet k««pln« It concealed wnw dhrveJopod b* a akin- ful craflBman Who built a radio set into th« majitol of an ateotric fire- nluee. The mantel looked II Ice a TO- ri«fl of small oar» whtefr mi slit contain books, but th» touch of · »prm« rel«a.»«l th? door »«l rave iled tr« loud rpaaiier of til* ratltp. 'W hen not In use tha door w*.* clontJd, and thoro wan no Indication ot the prcaencs of tho radio anywbont Of cour*«, tho naoedBary eaw'Ptnint Wft* "»t In a 8p«ol*l compurtuMjnt built for the pnrpoM behind th« flrepla;* UMUT* mj* two Din cat of tnwti- -,,,,»»,,«=- In and no mitter how i. eful not noatlietto «nou«rh for the telephone and the types-writer. Haw tolopbono labla keep the dH-ec- torlOB on a apodal rack underneaui, so that thay nro eMitW acieeBBimo Wi' out of Bluht. If the Ifrenah «yp« teto- phono Is uiwd, this can be If apt oti * apocifil Uhett undorneath tho t»bi« t j,p__out of trlB-ht except whan In active use. That leaves ths fop of th* lablo fre» for any of the uneo which oriw--and In most rooms Uiero iur» never too many muall (able surfacoe An for the typ«wrlt»r, if that muev be Itept an port of the dook equip maul In tho Hvtnjr room, H ca" ,?* rwunff out of sight In B epaaWU -on«tructotI Utble drawer. Many ol th« modern desks dauiyned tor hoaj« uno now hayo what looks Uko a spo claJiy larare drawer at the left »ldo Dut at n, touch, tho i typ»wrltcr em^rBo* restlnct on a slab of wood at convenient height. Somo of tlior« amull Dortabl* typewriters uan fl! easily Into tb«s deep drawer of a desh --and ao tucked out ot slffht like at*- tloncry when not u -rt For kltehentV.te househoJders th*r« are Innumorablo two-purpose; f\wot- in it»«*t. HuT thoy* nafa "Borne" hM Acme wilT; and they Bntd~~I heard them; I listened Hke a--like a housemaid," "What did thoy say? 1 ' I wns pr«K pored for misfortune now. "They said that Bmlttmou--the m«ua you «ent--was drinking. And sonae» body baked them 'Wbot'a ho Gln^SMngsf 4nd they laughed frightfully, and I couldn't hear more. But It sounded badly, Phil. I can't t*H you how glad I was that So- day waa visiting day; I thought you ought, to hear It at once." I thought so, too; her Inforiaatloa troubled me more than I chose to say. Sralthson had been working tho ctnlM ·fttiafactorlly enoogh. Gold in rnrltraa anjoucts bad been paid Into the bank for ate, my partner taking Wu agreed percentage. So far, BO good. But the la*t paraaecta had been, undoubtedly, rwj far epiiced ont; and the written reports tent to from time to time were diminished both In number end In nice. Soil hi da of Tatatnta was solftnd« ao longer; the unbiased track waff tr»mplei1 by eooroo of miner* and hundredn of carriers; men from every Auetralltn jroIdflBld were trying their fortun* aod aotno wer» malclns It-bat no ocs bnd struck' anything, no on* «ron hoped for anything, an rich M Ui« proipoetlng clslni that ae- toncad to we. Tin vloeplng rl«ht on the olnlra fit ttlght," Braithson had Mid. "I and the boys. We're doing wonderful, bat w« hara to bo careful nobody gone and Jump* It on an." "The Rmpwror turned up horo n whll« ago," ran another letter (1 did not need a translation of that name,} "What do you think, he'e married Qcnerlnv* Treacher, th* one they call Oln-811ng, Cnxon la here, too. Ho and the Ewporor are working partners. I thln)f thoy'vc got ft decent claim, trat of oourae nobody bn« anything the tike of yours. Bund mo tip good dotf If you can hear of on«, they're worth n daxcn sentries," Then a loua period of Bilencw. Then a brief letter, mentioning the di»- patctt of another parcel of gold, and saying little .elan. After that came sllenca again. I bad not hoard from Hmltliaon far two months now. And on the top of It jflta« Pla'n uevi-g that be WHS drlnlc- Ing- . . . Then tt wan that I felt, for tbo first time, the full weight of my chain. Something was wrong at Tatatata; I ka*w that K« jiuroly aa If I bad been thsre te ecc. The pot of gold ftt the foot of lha rtUnbow, so wonderfully foand, wa» tn peril. With It wtia Iro- periled all the dignity, alt the security, of my futara Itfe; all the cxeuoo I had for dragging Pin down to tho level of a convicted feton. And SmStheou, whom I had crunted na I would have trunt«d royse!!', In whose hnnda lay my whole fortune, WHJS falU Ing. And I most stay here; stay In tiia pebbled prison yard and tli« foolish chk'kcn-wtre cell; work on the i«S1j, walk a few yards out and back, see the white road and the hlua sea before nse, «ind know that for nearly foar y«ar«, at tho very best, I could | not hope to tread the one or sail the other. Not free, not trees! I think that all the norrow» of 8.U the prisoners In the world--flowed over me In that l»rfaf minute wheti I sat Bllent, under 1'la's troubled eyes, trying to pull myself together and nX what must be done, TO KB CON'riNUJMX Broken llwuls Slop Tniffle LONDON, I-Vb. 6 -AH trattk Cantiou Siron HtaUon wa« »Uinx'il J whilo police and netletrlanH lu*!pOiA a girl rocovor hoi IxKiils, which foil i n l n the gtrtiot from a brokou string. Diet and Health LULU HUNT PmRS,MAAUTHOR OfTHtT AMD HEALTH'AMD OttT FOR CHILPRlft i Lulu Hunt Peters, M. D, "P)EAR DOCTOR: Which la the i-' most harmful to smoke -- a ctg- nrelto or pipe? We hat an argument over thta In scno ' 3 ecently, "E." I'll quote what KeUosrs has to nay on this, TS : "T b e London Inn t, one of the ie.idlnff medical Journal* ot the wurld, n few years J.KO, made a cai eftil study of thft composition ot tobacco smokii OB deter- m 1 n j d by 1m- prorcd metbodB of i - h e m l e a 1 analysts. It was found that to,ACCO Mnoke al- w ay s contained n I c c t i n e, the amount varying 1 wltht tho varlctj of tobacco and the modo o( uelng. . . . Pipe smoko contained tho moat nicotine, clgur smoko contained leas and tho cigarette least. . . . "But tha clgrarette wui found to contain another active poison, fur- furol, which though less active than nicotine. Is fifty times as toxic aa alcohol. In very minute Jcsea It produces otagBrsrlngr, trenbllng- and twitching. Larg-or doses produce con- viilsiouo resembling tho*) of epilepsy and muscular paralysis. So what the cigarette lackn In nlcotl 10 It mokes up In furfurol. . . . "Acroleln, a highly Ir-ltatlnE pol- non, IB produced by tha burning of clfrarette paper. . . ." I (I* H. P.) want to aid that while els" rotten arc listed tus containing tho least nlcottn«, you must conalder the fact that usually so mary more cigarettes are ajnokcd by an Individual than are plp«s or clgaia, that tnls statement may be mtalesdlnK Then, aguln, cigarette (smoke la HO often inhaled, and Inhaling CPUBPB an absorption of very much more nicotine -- 79 par cent ot the nlcojlne ot the Binok«, according to Or Spllzka. So you nee, B. r cljyaretten Iiavon't anything: in their favor la the smoking The denleottrud tobacco undoubtedly biui Boaio at tho r'""' a* removed, but not all of It In fact, a recent American medical journal rep-ait shows that some of the denlcotincd tobacco had as much as certain bmiida of undcntcotlned. And even though tho nicotine of tobacco were removed, you must lemember that there are other poisons In all tobacco smoko besides nicotine, ammonia, pruesic acid, carbon monoxfd*, can* bollc acid, rnarah gas, etc. In Kober and Hayiiunjt, I find Stoat tho habitual smoker has as much ns 6 per cent carbon monoxide satuitx- ti' · o( the blood, nighty r » cent uicana death! you can sea from what I have written, E , that tho smoking; habit Is pot ono that should be cultivated. Nicotine ia especially pernicious to arowingr tissues. I beg: of you not to take it up. Nota to Bmokfrs: Ion't Inhale. Smoke not over two-thirds of the clor- arctta, the nicotine ia much moro concentrated In the last one-third- Use a Jong- cigarette holder to Iceop the omoke ua cool as possible. (The constant half-burning', as well as tha poisons of the smoke, help causa the smoker's cancer.) Put a bit of fresh absorbent cotton in the holder for each fresh clgrarette to catch the tar and a 11.tie of tho other poisons. Swear cfff T Ve have an article on t h j subject which tells you how to do it. Se« column rules for obtaining ttolo. « · · Mrs. O.: Our pamphlet on Kidney and Bladder Disorders goes into the diet in Brlght's disease. We also have an article on Stones. Batter's Note: Dr. Peters cannot dlagnoao nor fflve personal advice. Your questions. If of genera! Interest, will bo answered In the column in their turn. Requests for articles or pamphiets on hand must bo accompanied by a fully self-addressed, stamped envelope, plus the following srmo!' charge to help cover co».t of printing and handling: for each article wanted, two cents In coin; for each pamphlet ten cents In coin. Tha pamphlets are Rcduclnp and Ooinfnj/, Hyateno of Women, Kldnrv and Bladder Disorders. Address Dr. Peters, In car* of thin paper Writ* , wid act over 200 worda. ,, How It Fafa to Be a "Corpse 99 Everett Rautledgc, IS, tvfJ! testify at Seattle, Wash,, how it feel a to be buried olive. Everett ran sway /row home last Summer and joined a caraivsL His sot was to i be buried in a ^hole, where be \ remained for from four to tea hours daily. (International "Miss Sixteen'' Thinks an Elopement Would Be Fine ANNIE LAUKIE n (flrl 16 yo.ira of afro. Another liiid FaAlior do not allow me to keep company with boys. There la a boy 4 years my sonior who Hays ha loves mo and wants rne to run tiwuy with htm iuid get married I atao tove this boy and would lik* to run away with hi?n 1 hardly over fi-o out and when I do It le just with rny girl frland. If TFO ran away whero fould a Blrl go to gat married at tho ago of 16? My Mother In v»rv mr.ui la me. WQNBERJNG. W ONDERING: Moat likely the Mother whom you label sus "mean" ia n'wely acting i" your best i/itoresta, And if you are the t' po of girl who is thinking of t u n n i n g u-way and gre-tiig married at tho atf« of alxteen, I do not bliuno hei for bcinK strict with you. t'ui vour own happiness I advise you to ceass your friend")!!}.) with n boy who would alienilo you C i o t n youi Mothor and tnlce you fiorn n hoinp t h n t you ' would mOHt lilceK be vcry MOII to i h a v s left, after a short absolve fi'o It D EAR I am sevontppn years old and I met a boy llirep weeks ago He lull taken rne oul lluoe llrnc'U ·Ince then antl thu lunt time he told mo he loved mo anil wanted · me to marry him I lovo him dodj-lv anil my mothur and father approve of htm I ivi uld marry him In n minute If T wore older but I thinic I am too young: I am afraid If I turn hit a down hp will diop me altogether and I couldn't stand that WORRIED AND WAITING. parents may app wo fff tho young man but do they approve of your early marrlaKo? If they do, there is nothing moti to be said Hut nurilngo at such a n oarly age la riot generally deslrab P Perhaps you c'ould be encased and wait a year until Ihe wedding. D TCAR ANNIM LAUHIK- We arc twins in our toons and rue v o i y much li love wfth two brotlioi ) a I H t l e oUli'r thrill our i eIvoH We \\n\? been Kol'iff with them for over .1 yeiir and ubout Unee inonUis igo wc bop . i n i r locu'tly eiii-' ! *Ke I r .o them. Our fartinti lllcn thcs-y boys but say we a t e too younK I'i'i' ma.trl.iK'' TlT'li piuenls also Ilku us Should we ti.ll thori about ciur engage mom or elope' PEGGY AN! DOTTY. P KOCIY AND DOTTV I fcol sure thj.t in your hearf of liParta yovi would not cieljber.itclj liuit j o u r parenta. ]Jon't you thl ik that sines Advice to Girls you wore little mites they Imvo bs % n planning- on the h«.pptne»s that will come to thorn when you cliooaa suitable life mates, and how thay untici|uite thp juv of your wedding? And »o for their sakea If not for your own toll them about your en« inffemcnt and lot everything be fair and aqii'iro. tSAJS ANNIE LAURIB; 1 am a girl of Hlxteen and would apprc-ciato voi-y much your advica on my problem Uwt Summer I went with a boy ptoadllv foi two months r iov«l him and appreciated his company Later I heard that he had Bald something: about me. The girl who told me Wdii very -Jealous felio ju-rt to!d 'mo that, so that I would quit him u e hadn't said anyth ng about me. Th en this girt told him that I said I was Bolng to q u i t him. which I did not Ife husn t been \,M\ to ao P me nlnr. l » y , l , ciLn win hlm b a ^- 6'y folks don't cure- U I go out with boys. ,-,,, , CHERRIT1 J i i b K R l E j You Rrp far too young- to be worryins about iovo pioi icms I can do nothing but advlixj you to be dlscrtmlnutinff In your choice of friends, both boya and Blrls nnd a«)c you to try to on joy a friendship without endeavoring to wrap it up in fool!*]) UoH,

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