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PAGE ETGHT. THE HUTCHINSON NEWSv TUESDAY, JULY 10, 1923 JohnSotomon, Incognito aw*"** SYNOPSIS. CHAPTER I. —Aline I-averffne own* CKPrernort, ft small plan tK linn in the t/outalftViR baynua. Rh.» loavfi Mil nmn- *.gftm«nt to John PhtlWIcU, nn old retainer RIU! fAMhfu]. but nut a «oo<t biii*lnf-«[« miin. n.s Ah IA :H, trn* M»i» r h«, Who 1B trying to luMp AUne, exp!iUu» to tl:*> myttl*>rtt*us John Holnnu.n. AUne'a unrip David Mr.«.irtv arc! his HOU, Ft-llx. Uiirtt-r in-fiunfcc or I'^'kms :\ft*•; hor in­ tertill;;, j»int !.•> E< t '-uiitiul t-f tho limitation. Willi t 'd servant i think r: oxiiis" inn he alone in th« houne —the all tuivts their own quarters- go uu trUiIra now, if you'll t'licie NYb will bring you when he locka up, (Joo.i (.'ITA I •til'. (' : TKU ' \wx.\ tin* 1*1 n't br-fnre rjim l.j V\\\W i a«;iy fur Ir.mMinn in the th« k nlnht! '"(Iruxl night, Miss Altne," rrpUcd Fortii-r. l.i-M alonn he sat smoking and thinking for a apace. Again he reatl over that letter wbli -.h \Vn»xham had left, frowning at It In imxtkni tlioiiKht CVrt,'i:uly then; no trace of any ircuKi.rr: or other mysterious object in or .'wound tho rl*i*fc, a» PhllbrlcK hftg intlmii'ti-d to Wrexham was the case. FV'rtier laid tho h-ttor down, again on thf/iLihlo. Afterward, he remenibpn.'d having ii'ft it tlnTi.- . .- Tin' MiiiTirtys <lr'>l> 'jpnn j "Then- might be u seerrt compart- invUf K -ciiU'i- anrt AMnc in J mom," l,c roflooLed, ineiiiK tbo tW^U, nf h'i -\\»r<l on the yacht, t thimt to find. 1 he only way would bo imii Aline KPts a tele- to ri i• (iff tliij buck of tlie desk. Well, >•- layinE that he In KO- I CTIAI'TKR II- On., of their ncht-mMi Is to iliim till-- bayou ami tluiH thy up tier rift- f !<M 't-*. Thou tlvy try to pi*t ri.l ot 1 'It !:*!>;• 1 - Alllir coir i)i ot >. the MaoailyH m:o ."oiisuHB .lai-k FortW-r. a youiiK lawyer iiM ui I("K hor fjif;". (MIAI'TKIt 111. Ml' rlndB a bif fleht on li j hiiMifA. I'm 111' 1 Mn'-iiilya BTP ail t'l.,' > rftii Vli"} - iry !o IUIIK^ him off. rllAi'Tllh IV 'IlHii llicy tmvc him IM-;I I'l' ill'. I>".il li1H rt':.i:ijO(l by John wtnli' ami han l«ft (he •hurte of CftlHuln \Vrex- t.'mc i-iuitiRh tomorrow!" I 'lii'lt' Noli mipoarert with tin; Koyp, h/liifrlnj; -\vonl that everytlilni: waii l.iitcl up for 1ho niRht, and Kortior nl In tho oast guestroom, ^'hich ojuncii 4lii the upper gallory- , -Vln'n ho had undreKiUMl and 11 )0 lif'htn. Jjn stood for W'Tt'tt VI - -Solomon fr.!!:! an fit- In FoltU'i'n An out- H in",] I'.I-'-B Ml.ht-l !H klii-'.l on thr iim! 'rt ,oniPi-.on. tltp nlato, 1« !o*!d uio .v. rlot-riv throiiKl) lb' i-vldi-nii: iMOMii, v. ho Wti-r rf.nli 'BHm to Kor- . :,«. kllli'.I tho nian, nmt Klv.vi | lumuil out tjtvrrtnr imporB. whi.-h , tt 11. 11 o at one of the-Frcnoh window had la n; r -|,IO o»til VII •r the M-l'Kl! ;ti, nl--- "'aptnln Wrcilla m "f liiantntioii. lUiiiuT ] won the h*' in iirornptfi! 1" • tff^irt upan him •h "t A«n~ \'I11- Wri'xl'uini fxntnln'.i [ Ml. and I'.nilB » l>a,•» - i.r. sis b.m ami wlit--li he nil" ami iho Hhiiitf an ivo IMllii.t u-k whom Maoarlv :mr,l.-r o, a Ii"t-'ro Khol;nt: 1'hl hill M.oiii ! y W.-i- Iho !• n.j rii III 111, out across Iho bayou. There riilliii; linlits of the Water- fpriio, out In tlio d '-ojior gator of nild- cha' nol. Farther alonti*. amid the tret« a lipht gleamed from the Ma- carfy house. F-oivuinjr, Forfi<u- turu- rd away at H'nMh, and sour.ht hl.« bed. IP lay for awhile wondering if the Maoa.'l.vs would try anything furlh< r, ,. ino H 1 (,r i f iuid had enoutrh of the fi|;ht. oonu 'i >' j On morow he might be able In toll. w1, "Jon I ""' ''• ,; |,,f ' hl« suil'-iwi- aboard Hie a'ua'''i't VI'IO !>''»•'"• Allae, loo, had. [eft. her tinug" rl .i Ah ho' aboard fin the morrow they wouM ' |:et i ;:iVie behuifiinitbh refuse the eruiro Oil. oiu; in: . v.-iil' d hi it::, i i oli^l-.ieralio o i>i'rvoo-Vf A rrii Wr'o.hain dit-M I i ImvW ,o.i. '1 o.v Miiro-hu t'd 1 .;- j wou'd ii diiu -lv intpi-<>n!,al in (ai -tv- iiml hot InhorUanoo. I.: uji th'* dam of tho lUanta- Woxhani'w ;il- i projoity. Ah •. which ho had iu.:.r for wranus i ion,; nKO VSii^huin puy.'/.h K uv r I'UH ii-f-i .noM to tho "Sua-m,,o!V." lll^ l^toti s ami in, ii ivia . KM illaapi'OH luio.o o-.vlni: up ll-.u (lair, con- lo tho phir.tu- I:« 111 tha." Mjoarfy was^jdamiinit^ Thi^ aloan u ruje.ure wit^t tile Ma a plain talk, a defiauco. And di the better! The truth must .k hi •lav lo 1 l,oi t (1 In for Wroxhain ili- Snalhion to Ah hid •i:lt XII. I'hilhrlck rolurnM In a FOI.,1111011 uti.i ts-lls Wro.yoaiu , fliol hh> fiohooner, Wii-xhiini ,,; (,. ,,.,... v ,r no- vopej and 1-avo :a o , ; .o-ra. faklfif.- Phi.'hcN'k ait?i . neo. lilni from tin- toinptrvtIon ..i • li'lnk. It" loavcii a note '.or - ::o.^ him his plai.F, lo .vhitt hlio • 'ho pia nl a • Ion, and fi'.'imrlH. ri:i: -Mil. Ah i.<-o dying, itn- .i.-nion lo proloot AMii^. i'l'.ill XIV II.' .Macarlysl. 1« dc- IOIOVV ahiii! th" "(li'inliU" ami -nax-'ri." Thri- ai-o dt'Sjiorata hp,y (U' not tuiow whi-'ri.' limy ino CHAPTER XV. Thai same eveninir Jaclt Fortler fat up late in the library of tho. La- vr^ii" liom.e. witli Aline. Work held them, there was much to lie done Aline l-avergne wan coming to a full and definite y;r .'!Hp of her nw*a affair'., and under Korlier's nuidanee Hhe M'as reaehino it. l'aperti were 1:0110 o\or. Jehu riiMhrieli's ai 'eountH wore toitjid eviini.sitel.r lalien eare of, the wall frafe w:u; i^ive.n tt thorough overtiautinii.'. ^Vllen th .'V liad finished, Kurt leer fell cheerful. "T'hinjtrt are la fair rhape, M!<(a Aline." he refleeleil. "You're not pro.-sod for moiey. 'P'nanlta to I'nji- ta.il 1 - Wrexham, Ili 'T,'!! In 1 no need {/> lrriixaio. at leaie. this \o.ir Ihat dam can't bo rebuilt in time And 1 notice -,t is tmt belli,", rebuilt." "It VVUJ < queer about t'np'lain Wrexham'" said the r;irl. "And he took my uinihor '.H pieuire with him. too-- Weii, iie-'ii welcome: T!lo:so heatltlful thiu^'= ho left in uty room " "Wreshum tliotlght lhat fif you," said Kortii-r dryly re mil out. At lenrlit Fortlor fell asleep. A slranp,' dream came to him lie dreiiitied that Cap'aiu Wn'xharti "'as siltinK on the edpe of hif. bed, discoursing about preojou.: stone-.-. He could diM'.o.cUy S '-e the (.hippor, nnf«rinr his t inly brown bean! and speakiua in his i.-iky, abrupt tasblon. The pvie.- ence y^'os so vivid lluu the words were tie(-pi> printed on the mind of Kortier: ^ ".lev, ops'.' Ail balilofdash, 1 tell you! Nevis come true. IHit whoa they do come true, they p!ay tricky on people -•-never affect two persons alike. It's a rum ao. thai! You watch out for it. how. You can't nana OTI what'U hap-1 pen when a Ulan seen laol before liini — jewels! J.ike its nut, lie'il go out of his bend. Watch out for II!" I 'oriler woke up. Ho bliaked tmd Peered around for the seaman the r-.'om w-aa unite em[.iy. None the les.s thoLsi^ worda still rang In Ilia ears-'"Watch out for it!" Kortier wua actually brought wide awake by the'real­ ity of this dream. AH he Jay thorp he heard a faint, alight sound, like tho sound of cracking wood, of rending, splintered, dry- wood. It was only u faint sound, almost obliterated in Jhe splashing of the bny-itt waves. Yet Fortler sat up and listened Ho imagined that he caught other faint SOUIKIS , proceeding from downstairs. "(.'onfound it, that dream has put my ncryoy on edge!" hu'jnutiered. lie glanced at his watch—it was One o'clock. Itising, in- slipped a dressing gown over his pajamas and quietly left tile room. Ho talked to the stairway, and paused there. To his astonishment, he was now certain that ho heard noises coining from below. Was Aiiue tlow n tin re, searching for those Jewels'! No thought of <langer "was in Ills mind ay he descended the. stairs; he did nut try to quiet his stops. The lieefs of ids loose slippers flapped dully on the carpeting!. The boundri from ture was below ceased abruptly. 1 holiest- Coming, to tho foot of the stairs, he ly believe he tell in love with It. 1'rob- aaw a gleam of light bejow the library ably lie illHeoveriti ills mistake, and door, opened it, and paused tu astou- deeamped a iiueer chap!" Ishmeut at the. ftcone which met hli> Fortler took up the letter which eyes. Capt. Tom Wrexham had left behiud Where the desk had beun was now a liiiu, and tmiped It reflectively. He wreck of smashed and splintered rose- laid it doiA'u again 'Ui ihe 'table. wood, and over the wreck, staring at "This loiter," he began, "and the in- Forlier, stood Follx Macarty. Even at formation in it " thin first sight of the man, K"rtlnr "Oh. about the treasure!" The girl's reJili'/.ed instantly that it was no oilier face llglitrtd up swiftly. "Do you sup- than Felix Macarty- -the resemblance pose it could really be jewels'.'" to Iiavld was ftiong tnough to ahow Fonlel laughed. "My dear girl, how forth ahou'd I know'! I.ddn't your, father ; The two men stod gazing at each ^ever mention it?" "No. And we've the desk, uud lhei i IJniesi;. " "I'nless what''" liiie was lo'jl.ing latge, massive pie much scrolled in the bei •n all through noihlng in It. at the desk— a •e of rosewood, old stvto. "rules:; there's some seoret compartment in the desk. 11'a quite i>os- elbk " loftier lihook his head. "We'd have to ;ear the thing Hurt in onler to find looking for?" said Fortler. It. Do you care to ,l,>-ttiat?" | Felix Macarty nodded. nothing « IEC shows, up yoa,' "All rights he Bald. "All right other for a momorit. "Fortler was astonish"d to find tho room In a full (blaze of light, young McCarty caught in the very net of wrecking the de .sK — and yet Quite calm about it. Felix showed no consttiniiition. Ho must have, hoard. Fortler coming, then. Arid, of com BP, he bad found that letter, which Fortler hud loft lying so carelessl c about, and had at once, 6 <mo to Hie do sk. "Hope you fouud what you were "If Get him, .lean.'' . Fortler spun around, not Quickly enough to escape. A blow from be- elEe Hut not tonight; I'm tired "You're not going back to tho yacht tonigh "No." Tho clear CVCB of the girl hluil caught htm over the head- B»- •wero. vHglnly Irtrablml. "I'ni afraid torn ho could recover, a scarf was I want to Blay horo, Mr. Fortlor. about his throat and ho was being " Something about that yacht makes neatly garroted. Felix Macarty looked me afraid. Madame Latouche L she's on with Interest. dear old lady; I'vo known her all my life, and she's coming to slay with inc." "Thin 111 reltini to the y«<:ht tonight and - " "No, please! Her hand went out Strangled though he WUB , however, Fortler iliil not go down altogether tamely. He had a glimpse of u frigiit- ful /ace betiding above him—Die seamed, evil face of Potlt Jean Hen nepln as ho had seen it that night in lo Ills aim, her o> e H sought, his with—*<«w Orleuns. That thinly bearded a .suddenly startled look. "No! 1 ilou't face Blowod. with an lutornu.1 dolifitu iu tho tank under, way; gleajnlng teeth, bgllttcrlng eyefl, savagely' dllal.od nos- trllu, «11 pxprnaacit n rilabolirn! fury. Fortler, before bo fell, struck at. that face and felt hto fist drire solidly home. In response, hn'vgot another blow across the Bkull that (lasted him again—and the garroto dreew tlghtor. He wont to the floor, fell heavily, with the powerful fluurc of Petit Jean on top of him. The crash of the falling figures seemed to uhake tho house. "Tie Win up, quick!" tmappod the vole« of Felix tMrtcarly. "Get a couple of the men from the boat—carry him out." "Here!" said Totlt Jean, «narllng over the word. "Hero—finish ttnow!" "Do as I say, curse you!" pnapped young Macarty. "Think I don't know i what I'm doing? Carry him aboard, [ and do It quick!" For a little 1'eUl Jean bent over the figure of Fortlor, then came erect and slipped away like a shadow. Felix Macarty closed the library door, darted to the desk and began wrenching away the fragments of its back. A moment afterward be produced two boxes of plain wood. Ono was quite small, tho other jreas larger— barely large enough to be slipped into a coat Tuicket. Both boxes were fastened only with brasa catches. Thoj hud lain In a secret compartment at (be hack of the desk. Felix Macarty bent over and searched again In the ruins of the woodwork. There was nothing more - not oven a scrap of paper. The two little boxes and nothing else, had been concealed there. Satisfied of th(a fact, Macarty went over to the table. For a moment he hesitated, looking down at the two boxes. Then he thrust the larger box into his pocket and, with a deft movement, unfastened. the cover of the smaller one. The lid flew back. The man caught his breath as lie staired down. Lying bedded In a deep pad of black velvet, were four precious objects. Two of these were pinkish pearls, an evenly matched pair of great globules, staring up at the man with a soft luster as of concealed fire In their depths. "The Gemini!" murmured Macarty in awed tones. The third pearl was a most peculiar an ilextraordiuary creation. It was not pure white, nor "was 4t round. In­ st cad, It was tfi«.p«d like the moon just, before the full—an elliptical form whose perfection was none the less remarkable. So, too, was its hue, which was a clear and most delicate ciair-cle-luue. transfused by that slieeuy luster which come senly to the nacre of a pearl. "The Sea-moon!" murmured Macarty. He looked at the fourth gem— j thls one a stone, the Queen of Sheba, a pure white diamond as .large as the nail of his little finger. From tho black velvet, this thing blinked up at him with a thousand little tongues of naming fire that licked at his brain. Lost to all around him. the man stood transfixed, staring down at what lay in his hand. Like most, other people in the world, he had rarely seen a perfect, jewel; the sight, of those lour at once was a revelation to him. As he gazed, a transformation came into his f ace-- a subtle change. let the dream -words of Cap'n Wrexham, "you can't bank on what'll happen when a man sees loot spread out before him." When that loot consists of four jewels, ftmoug the most perfect and beautiful lnj the world—jewels which, even In tie Orient, had been deemed worthy of persona! names— then a!i probability is lost. No two pe-sous will be affected iu the i.ame way. What renders one man sane,! will evoke the devil from another. Tho | inmost hidden depth of a man's nature surges up and takes command of him. Thin* a slow change took place i:i Felix Macarty as he gazed at those four precious objects. Tho cold cruelty of his face became smoothed out, so that he looked more like his father He had the things in his hand — they wore, his. Tho game was won. As he stared at lhem,» the smoldering eyes of him deepened into a steady blaze of thought. One would have said that these four jewels set the brain of this ] man to work. Such was actually the case. When he caught the sli«ht, creak of the opening door, Macarty coolly shut the little box and dropped it into bis pocket. Then he turned, perfectly calm and self-possessed. He saw Alino Lavergne standing on the threshold and watching him. Her eyes were comprehending and perhaps a little sad. "Felix! So you dared this much?" she said quietly. Macarty merely nodded. His gaze darted past her, and he perceived that tho body of Fortier had. vanished. A sudden blaee of exultation leaped into his eyes, a.s; he saw how everything was cleared away for him—how the game was won! Never in his life had his evil brain worked so fast, so coherently, so perfectly as at this moment. "Of course, Aline., of course," he eald, and approached the door. "Listen, now! You are coining aboard the 3'acht—now, this moment! My father Is there. We must have a straight talk, settle everything up—" "So far as 1 am concerned,"'returned the girl quietly, "everything is settled and—" "Listen to me!" Macarty lifted a hand, fio strange was the authority in hit face and voice, so vlhrant bad his personality suddenfy become, that Alino ihaused, yielded. "If you make any noiRe, th»t fool lawyer of yours will be down here to investigate—and I'll shoot him. This is a family matter. You come aboard with rne; the boat's waiting." Perhaps tho thought ot Fortler struck Aline very hard. If Fortier came down here now, be "would doubtless attack the Intruder—and the pistol which had leaped into tho hand ol Felix Macarty was menacing. Be ; sides, what had she to fearf Her calm, deep eyes dwelt upon the man speculatively, a bit puzzled by the singular change that had como over him. "Very well," she said unexpectedly. "Perhaps it isbest that I go'with you. A frank underatandlng will cloar up things once and for all. Wait until 1 get a wrap." A silken thing was flung around her. SheHurned and -went to tho stairs. Ho well did Kqllx know tho deep serenity of hor, that he actually stood in silence and lot hor go. When she had vanished, a deep breath cuiuo from him. "Won!" he »ald to hinuali. "jau«rjy. thlnij'n clear now—everything! The game's In my hands, and it 's won. Sale—-purlectly safe!" Ho stepped to the light awltch and plunged the room in darkness, then pttsaod out In tho hull. Thoro he turned on a dim light, and waited. Presently Aline reappeared, descending the stairs. About her figure was wrapped 4hat long stole of ermine lined with sun-hued silk on which was; broldercd the name of the emperor-- tho stole ot ermine which* Wrexham had left iu hor room . Felix, gazing up at her, caught his breath again, so greatly did the ermine enhance tho dellcato beauty of the girl. He held out hUs hand to her, but she quietly Ignored It, and wont past hhn. He followed. In silence thoy went through tbo opon door to tho gallery, an-d BO down toward tho lauding. Across tho starlit waters a bout was heading In and Felix laughed softly to himself. He realized that Fortier had been taken aboard tho yacht. Aline knew nothing of this. Two of the crew were at the oars of the boat, Petit Jean Hunnopln was in the bow. No words wore exchanged. Alino stepped into tho stern of the boat, and Felix Macarty followed; he niado a gesture, and the boat shoved 'off. j As they approached tho gangway of tho yacht, a .canoe w^is seen swinging there. It was tho same canoe which had fetched Petit Jean and Solomon out of the bayous. "Come below, please," said Felix to the girl, when they had gained (he deck of the yacht. David Macarty was now in sight. Alino followed him dowlj the rem. panionway. At the foot of thin, Felix paused and threw open the door of the cabin which Aline had previously oc- cdupied. "In there," lie said. "Wait until 1 send for you." She looked at him a moment, her eyct disquieted. Perhaps Bhe meant The Game Was Won. to refuse. Before she could speak, Felix quietly UKik her arm and pushed her inside. He shut the .loot', turned the key in the lock, and pocketed it. Caught!" ho said to himself, and laughed. "Won--the game's, won!" A slight sound at his elbow. Ho turned to find Petit Jean standing there. 'Well " demanded the outlaw, hoarsely. "Well? What luck? Find them?" Felix readied out, clapped the man on the shoulder, broke into a low, vibrant laugh. 'All the luck in the world, roon ami!" he cried. "Come along, now. I'm running this game, understand? The orders come from me." "Certainly?" murnlured the other. He looked at Felix admiringly. Felix led the way along the passage to the little saloon cabin—a tiny room. Hero, beneath a cluster of electric] lights, a card taWe had been set "P. David Macarty sat smoking nervously, a bottle of brandy and glasses at his elbow. At sight of the two men, ho sprang to his feet. "Felix! What—what luck?" Felix looked at his fathar, and smiled in a singular fashion. "Where yoli failed/' he said slowly, "I hav won." "Won! Yon have them?" Felix nodded and dropped Into a c 'i .air. He took a cigarette from his pocket, lighted it- Petit eJan dropped into a chair, likewise. "Let's Bee them!" said the outlaw. "Yes, y .ea!" exclaimed David Macarty, seating himself again. "Where are they?" Felix blew a thin cloud of smoke, gazed at them for a moment from narrowed eyes, and then spoke. • "Kindly remember, both of you, that While you may be sharing tho proceeds e.maliy with me— it Is I who am giving the orders. You understand,?" They assented with a nod, a geBture, in eager Bllence. "The stones are in my pocket," went on Felix, "but we are not going to inspect them Just yet. First, there is going -to be some talk—by me. We are In a situation that demands fiude-k and sure action. A false move will ruin us. 1 have the whole thing in my brain, and I am going to tell you exactly what ia to be dono. You under- stani?" Again a silent axscnt. David Macarty reached for his glass and gulped down its contents. Tho brandy had heartened him, fired his constitutional caution Into life and action. "You're a wonder, Felix!" he spluttered, and wiped his Hps. "A wonder! What'vo you gone and done?" "Enough," eald Felix. "Now, kindly llBten—and. pay attention to me!" To be continuod totnorow.) „01m»tead Is Winner. Indianapolis. — Unofficial tabulations, ootnpUod by the Indianapolis chamber of commerce, show Lieut' K. S. Olmstead, army pilot, to (bo the winner of tho national balloon race, hla balloon having tra-voled approximately 600 allon, descending at Mar- UiM.ii .1L. Portland Cement is the essential modern buildfiig material • • • • N O STRUCTURE today, from a giant enginccririg project Hke the Panama CanaJ to the simplest hqfne in your neighborhood, is built without Portland Cement. It has become the essential building material, adding strength, permanence, fire safeness and economy—for no other manufactured product Is so cheap. General Gocthals, builder of the Panama Canal, the world's greatest single constructional operation, in which over 8,000,000 barrels of ATLAS were used, said—after a tasit to one of the ATLAS plants:— "I can think of no other product tho result of a complete manufacturing process that sells at so low a price." Not content with simply the manufacture df a good product, ATLAS helps its dealers develop the fullest market for that product—and helps the consumer secure best results from its use. ATLAS is known as "the Standard by which all other makes are measured."; THE ATLAS PORTLAND CEMENT COMPANY (OF KANSAS) Independence, Kansas $100,000 OFFERED FOR PEACE PLAN latlons, was inspected by the police, and that the public has sustained tremendous IOSSOB aa a result. A MONTH'S WORK. The P. 4 O. Steamer Egypt Has Been Located by Salvage Company. JiCndou.—Aflcr nearly a month's salvage work, the wreck ot the Penln-I sula and Orient liner Egypt, which] was sunk off Ushant In colllssion early |n 1922 is believed to have beeu located. The bullion on the sunken vessel ia Bald to amount to about 15,000,000, and British engineers and salvage experts^ave undertaken to ro- cover it, ' THE NEWS TELEPHONE, 4400 To Sign Peaoe Treaty. Cori'stantinople-irThe Angora government has authorized Ismet P&eba to sign the peace treaty reached at Lausanne. Edward W. Bolt. Edward W. Bok, Philadelphia, former editor of tho Ladif;» Home Jour- rfal, has offered a prize of ?10O.00O to. the American who conceives the most .practicable plan by which the U. 6. may co-operate with other nations to achieve peace. OVER IN PORTUGAL. Ali of the Gambllnn Halls In That Republic Have Been Closed. •Libson, June 10 —All public gambling halls In Portugal have been ordered dosed, and a wavo of indignation has swept the.-J«rgor cities as a rosult. Several newspapers have taken up the protest, claiming that where gambling formerly was supervised and .forced to yield an Income to the treasury It has aoTf been driven to cover, and Is flourishing aa ever bofors. One newspaper allogos that loaded dice, marked cards and other trick de- Yicea have .been' substituted for equipment which, under the gambling regu- CORNS Stop their pain this safe way Now!-—you can end the pain of corns. In one minute Dr. Scholl's Zino-pads wilt do il—iaft/yt They remove the cause— friction-pressure. Thus you avotd infection from cutting your corns or using corrosive acids. Thin; antiseptic, waterproof. Sizes for corns, cal- louseSj bunions. Get a box today at your druggist's or shoe dealer's. mschoiis Put one on—the pain is gonet eV v * . •NEXT WEEKI 10BINSUVS SVN10PAT0BS Btniatlanal Negro Jazt Band direct from Ntwman'a Theatre. K. C. 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