The Oklahoma City Times (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 26, No. 229, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 7, 1915 Page: 8 of 8
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THX OKLAHOMA CITY TIMXJL
fHTJIIDAY JimjAlT T ltU.
A otice-a-year opportunity of-
fering savings that ought I"
Influent' you to buy Immedi-
ately and largely of ruhlier
goods tlmt you not only need
now but tlmt you ar llktlv
to need hi the future. Kaeh
piece In ninrktHl In plain fig-
urea the regular prlii; 1-
(loot one-fourth from It and
. pay the remainder tin Janu-
ary prle. inltT by mull.
. Han-el lo rrcpald. Send
"P. B. X 77."
WITH S IE
Hy Thornton W. Burgess.
(Copyright. 113 lu J (I l.luvil i
Mrs. S. II. Golden Seeks Sepa-
ration; Income Cut From
$8000 a Year.
NO THEATRE FOR HER NOW
Now York. Jan. 7. Complaining
Unit her husband has not taketi btr to
iiuy form uf amusement for more than
J Jumiwr tliu Hun' Imil I i out all years while ho ban constantly at-
nlght. He had travel far and wide l""M lllt'Hr" eomiwiiy of others
iiir.i fi . . Mrs. IteUsvii Harris Uoldeii baa be
through the drecu rorcst. in In his : ... r M.IMt..Um thM BU.
I uj nun now li was tired. The Jotiy pnnii
IN '.llllaa !
Qun mi'tal gray vi'lnur unci the
patent oi ml pink chiffon are here
brought together In :i ilolluhtful ilrni.i
for foriunl t . iiIiik affair. The trim
mlngs an lunula of -1 uuk imil blind
Upal taffeta ir -.tllii iua lie lists!
fur the plain foundation skirt Jollied ;
to a skeleton founoiitliui vvni.l. The I
court against Naiuuel Herbert'
Hiuilieaiim were beginning to dance ''olden formerly president and treas- .
urcr or tin' i. (lolili'ii Company. !
I ii-.. iIi'iiIits iii wiHileua uf No. to East'
M'Vonteeiith street !
"No uiiioimt of pleading would'
seem to move 111 in"' says Mm. (Joldeu !
In si'iillng of tin1 ei'onoutlea which
In In f until to have practiced ou her.
"He wan Inns.sstlile seemingly bent
iihhi tori m ini; me ." The wife des
cribee ii gradual decrease In bar Hi-1
Inwnuce from the day of their mar-j
I'ltiL'.. lli'li.lu.r ''It IS1IS u'llwll 1m. Ivr.
It Keeiniii l him I tin I hardly limi i . ' '. .. ....
i i.i .i i i i ' - '
in- .n.wu nm i'r mi nun' ucu ii
through the (jreen Forest un Jiuiipv-
wiueii iiiinwir comrnrlatily under a
hemliH'k branch lu the moHt loneaouie
lart uf the Ureeu Forest nnd prepared
to Ho to sleep. Now nt all limes Jump-
er la a very light sleeper lie In very
very tlnilil. anil he trusts wholly to
hii long legs to take liliu out of dnii-
ger. When lie taken a imp it Is crow-had
down lu a ihikIHoii u run at tin-
first hint of ranger.
Corsage I- sleeveless nilil
in-pllsisi In I Ithn'ky
liuisli voice hlinlleil liliu no that lie
alnio-l J iiiii m- I before lie reiiltzisl that
thete was lio iliinifel'. He louked 111).
There whn no danger. He looked up.
There wns Itliick) the I ron in the trts-
over tils head.
"I've lieeii looking for y on" Nald
herself iiiid the lioiineliold eipeiLsea
Allouanrr Cut. j
No child was born to litem until (K--I
toiler num. und up to tlmt time!
Ml liolilell llllil glen his wife little
cause fur niihiipplncas Smut follow-
ing the lilt Hi of Wtlllniii TlusHlora
liiiiiier rather ahortly.
do for you?"
"You inn tell me when
K." replied ltlacky.
"How Hhoiild I know
; .limiier. "Hunter Hear mind
buslneHM and I nilml mine
"Ho you mean unl Inking a imp?"
' aNkisI Wacky eagerly.
"No of coiiine not. Hosier dixHii't
take tuiM thlN time of year riulmlilv
he's Hihs'p for the wliiler. Me
ought to la tf he Isn't. Keviybody
"Kverylaaly ibasoi't know It. either."
i retnrled lllaeky. "I had heard It. but
1 didn't believe It and I don't !
' tleve It Now . How can such a great
bin fellow nlis-p all winter.'
loilileli. Hum five veins old. (he hlia
lu iiil cut the nllim inns' of Mrs. Uol-
lie" replied I i ( - iHm n Jt.ur mid In gun to aa-
liat cuu ljncrt that Ills InislncHn f leniently call-
j isl liliu out of tow ii she nays. '1'he
Hunter Hear ' n-iinl child. Verrali (iobleii. wan Imrii
I.Vprll 1 1012. The father then cut
r" retitrneil Income to $10 a wis-k. alie asserts
bin own ! and tcok from her Jewelry w hich nhe
Probably allien at $.!MNI. '
"I wan horn of diss'iit ieople." sain
Mr (ioldeti -nnd isliu-atisl and bred
a gentlewoniaii. I did not know what
abuse meant until I heard and receiv-
ed It from my husband " She says he
often told her of his relatlonn with
oilier women iiml would leave her fori
It. definite ihtIimIs "ii devoted nurse I
of IiIn children and a ioniKoiiie wife." j
Mr. Uoldeii. who innken a general'
i.iinlal of his wife's allegations filed!
a H'tttlon In bnnkruptcy lu July. 11114
I "Don't ask me." replied .1 nmix-r He deiite that he was worth $UM0lKI
testily. "He Just doea It Unit's all. If a Ids) wife allegea. Mr. (ioldeti aaya
1 knew how I'd do It myself. hi now holds an Interest of I.IMK) In
"Hut where la he?" ieislHted Mil concern und nss'lvea a salary from
iiin.w1. Ill of $.'n a uts'k. With tills income
"I don't know and I don t care.
Didn't I tell you that t never l Idle
lu his affairs?" .lumper wai cross
and hla voice allowed It
lllackv aaw that he could find out
nothing more -and flew away. Onis
lie mipiKirts his mother N8 years old.
he asserts lu an aptillcatlon to have
Ids wife's iilliiiony risliiced from $50 a
week 'tending trial.
Justice tiiegerli-h refnstsi to enter-
tain the motion of Mr. tiolden uutll
more Juuiier rlimMl Mn eyet and was 0Wl lu back alimony haaheeii jld.
lust doling off when Knottier narsn i
Toll awoke him with a atart. Thl
NO INCREASE IN
pa! I'lnk Chiffon ami I. .m .ii
; VeJour An ImNMIhly ( ooi-
Imck and lu front. It Is cut from
Jhe pink chiffon and embroidered In a
Hmple ron- design lu self color If
lie can find chiffon with an already
"embroidered U.nler design M Uiu ti
Jho bi'ltei fur lu that case the tunic
1-rii he mil de with the border to the
Vl. At the ttottom It Is shirred on u
M.ft (-M-ii and fluMnsl with a four Inch
I Then cotiica the wssind turtle of gun
inelal veloiir. The skirt Is circular
Iiml lionh red aioiniil lt nm tlii
fckuuk biiiidliig. It Im left which on.u I
across the front ami 1 n . j j
thilss tflnllii of Ittelf So carefully
nilist he Jollied thai Hie two secnirtd I
to is- in one piece. TI iht edge
of the glrle Is topped with a standing
heiiillng of the chlftVm. wlill. the low-
er edge la'tweeii the oiicii sluice 111
front Is bordered with fur 'the drem
IliK.ku In I l I
The hem of the leloiir tunic mimt
clear that If the ilitfloii y Jus) the
detith of Its flnlnliing ruffle and In
urn the ililffon tunic ehrs the
leiit'th of the iiiuleuklit hy the name
Satin and net can be u-ed lu pirns'
uf the iiiiilerlab: Junt ilesct IIkhI or an
ether pretty version would Is' to have
P clililige.iblc pink mid blue taffeln
tunic over shadow laic with whip'
fur Inkliiu the pirns' of the skunk.
If religion was uihh
nlexlnn men would
idiiire of beautv.
time It was Sammy Joy and Sammy
hint ! full nf onestlons about
Muster Hear a. lllaeky the ( row mn f1LM)' IV I (J PC
had been. Jumper told hlin Just whnt 1 LxlLIILU O II IUTjO
le hart told Blacky and he slghisl
a great sigh of relief when at last
Sammy flew away.
Hardly had he closed hla eves again
when some one called him. This time
It was n cheert voice and good to
hear. He bskeil up to aee Tommy
I CUiuHuumI From I'age One I
for colored blind deaf and orphaned
chlldreu. It la suggested that desired
improvemiHita Is afforded aa wsui
poHiilhla aa the crowded condition
make It Imperative that as many as
four of the children ixvupy one bsl.
Ubaaultary and uiiliealthful fsniilltloim
are Uiuud to result.
For Better Water.
The facllttlea for gixsi water at the
colored agricultural and normal unl
vernlty at Iangston are Inadequate for
proper sanitary and healthful condl-
tloua and It Is urg-d that aoivethlng
should Is- done. Tlie Ismrd InIUvcs
that not less than f-H'.iXKl ahould la
upproprlated for this work.
There are now -1'.! issiplo tn the In-
stitute for feeble minded nt Enid ap-
plication on file for the admlttuuco of
400 more wbo are entitled to care un-
der the atatutos of the state. To
properly care for this Increase If these
leople should be admitted It would re-
quire three now dormitories coiling
Vko fire prixif buildings each to
house not; lent tlinii 100 patients are
recommended for the Insane asylum
at Supply. The Increase of patients
at this hospital above the discharges
la at the rate of forty a mouth and
that owing to the crowded conditions
at the hospital patients In this ws-tloii
of the state are iieowinrlly being sent
to other hospitals to be ctred for.
Hu(gest Factories. j
Attention In called to the fact that
there are a large number of lmuales
In the state penitentiary who have
nothing to do. It ta suggested ns uec
essary that some steps Is? taken to
remedy this condition. The board re-
minda the" authorities that suggestion
have been made as to wsUiblishlng
some of the Industries at the lnstltii
lion hut uiakea no recommendation as
to what should tie done.
It Is suggested Mint a chair factory
cotton in 1 1 Im. twine plant or other In-
dustry has lecii mentioned and If any
of thenp things are to lie taken up it
will be neivshary to build building In
which to house the Inmates while they
are at work. It Is the liellef of the
board that there arc a larg number of
men In the Institution who could Is-
iimsI without Interference with frm'
labor Improving the public roads.
For the fiscal year 1914-1.1 an ap-
propriation of I'JID.lHK) was made for
the maintenance of the state siiiten
thiry based on the Hdhlllty of using
revenue derived by the Institution
from lis farm could be used lu de-
fraying expensea of the Institution.
Attention is called to the fact that t lie
attorney general gave tin opinion to
the effect that these revenues could
not ls used. Therefore a deficit of
$.11.37".1! was created which should
he taken care of.
Nearly all of the employee at the
ptata reformatory are comisdhsl to live
In the city of Uranlte. which Is nearly
two ml lea from the reformltory. It Is
anggeated that It would he much better
If thesM employes could live uHin or
near the grounds of the Institution.
It Is suggested thai It would be an
Improvement on present cxaidltliHia If
the statt would lermlt the employes to
live upon the premises and that while
there are aouie buildings that could tie
utilized. It would be necessary to
hulld a few more. Extensive account
Is glveu of the Improvements and
building that h.ut been done at the
Kola the o tin construction of the
buildings at the state school of mines
at Wllluirtoii a contract was made
with the Manhattan Construction com
paiiy to change the nsiflng of the
buildings from none fire pnmf to fire
pristf 'lhta Involves an additional ex
peudlture of ft WIS DV. The state hoiird
of affairs recom mended that the ad-
ditional sum he paid the construction
company. An appropriation was al
lowisl by the legislature but vetoed by
(iovernor Crui-e. The hoard now reo-
oniiueiiils another appropriation to. dls
; charge the cbllaatlon.
An appropriation of JI'imnmi Is ric
i oiiuueiieil for the pui sf of building
ami eipilpplng a central dining hall
at the school for the blind. It la potut
ed out that the col luge plan waa de
elded upon at first but that all avail-
able space lu the cottages Is being
' risnilnll lotied for sleeping purpose.
'There lire now 21." Iinnates of the In
stitution and applli ntlotis fur aevauty
more mi rile If all the children In
the state eligible to enter thle school
should he admitted there would Hot be
Tit the Chickadee banging head down ; enough room to pros'rly car for
from a branch Just above his bright l"'1" The board ihs mil make rec-
ti t tin eyes twinkling merrily. - onimeuiliitloti for additional cottages
I in sorry to disturb you but I've 'dy for the general dining nail
41 1 I .1'
Onminifr I lie Woodperker Called
on the Name Krrand So
Uld Mrs (irouse.
for the 141111
seldom get their
Just beard that Huster Hear Is no
where to be found and 1 thought that
as you used to know him up in the
Irciit Woods you might know what
has las-ome of him now" sal. I Toiiiiih
1 It In a very sllte way.
'I'li. sum of fin inn) I recommended
for fiiPiuicnt and to tustal manual
training shops ami to properly eimlp
the Inst Itutli .n is asked for tbe tsivs'
li-iilnliii; s. Insil at Paula Valley. Tor
Kiu-li n iiurisise tba appropriation Is
luniier Just isiiililu't Is. cross to Hbsolniel) iieceetiary aays the board.
Quickest Surest Cough
Remedy It Home-Madt
tly rNatMl la a rw Mia
tea CkMt aat HaaaaaM
Tommy Tit. so h told hlin Just what
ue nail told Klacky the Crow and
Mammy Jay only he told It In a much
pleasanter way. Tommy Tit thanked
liliu and hurried away
"I hope that Is Hie last one" taut
tered Jttuiicr and closed his ejes
Hut Tommy wasn't the last one.
Drummer the Woodtccker called on
the same errand. Ho did Mrs. Cmuse
und last of all I'eter Hahhlt. I'.sir
Ininiierl lie began to wish that Iliis-
: tor Boar never had wine to the tireen : "
from one year's end to the oUw with a Kr"'' An'' fr "" lf" r nll he "w" '
Bome people are eonatajitW anaoy
1 1 would properly lnstal other laundry
ma. hliicrv . shoe shop maclilnery eto
It Is reisiinnteiided that tlie $.12000
l isnriiiHH moner follected after the
burning of Wilkin hall at the Tonka
wa preparatory achisil be uss In re
isilrlng tbe building and making It fit
for use. It U h)iswlhle for the
board to use th money for rejtrliig
the building onttl an appropriation
waa mada by tba legislature and ow-
ing to tba ciowded coiulltlmi of the
the present time It la recom
persistent bp nnhial rough whirb is whol- i ' "liilerstaml way evcryliisly
it unnareaury. Hers is a bome-aiada wua so surprlmsl that Busier Hear
from any druggint pour Into a pint Isittl ' " "'lln 1 M'i'm " 'P'ci'r to
ad All the bottle with plain granulated him. Often he had envied Buster bft-
7f"Y ATr """V "" ' once
tiraduilly but aurelv vou will kitl tk.
once. "a use he could sleep all winter and
aieuded that appropriation Im made
aa aooTt as poaslble. It Is tis-ommeud-ed
that lnauram inonev on the egillp
ment of IU.T40. less Iwijw. he ap-
propriated to buy ennliiinait. The lat
ter amount Is at 111 due a music eomsru
aa payment on an tustriuueiit which It
poirem u nut tlin (hun .1
ogather thus ending a rough tkat you
JeTer thought would and. It also loeaena
tha drj boaraa or tight emigh aad heals
its) InfltmrostUm la a palBtnl cough with
remarkable rapidity. Ordinary eougha
tf "nqufred by 11 la 24 hours orfcas.
""" wvr tor Bronchitis v
ed Ills eye and this time no on
waked him. Kveryts.dy was too busy
I to find the Place w here Buster Bear
Una i'knei and Hugar Brua miliar 1 111(1 Issl for the winter
hutkaa full plntr-eiMiugh to la . Next atorr! A grand Hunt
"- lT preparsd. Knll dlr-rtiona
jfita Yiotx. .
lnex la a special aad klghly eoaeaa-
never more than right now. He yawn la recoiumended should be itald.
ml as I'eter Rabbit hurried away Aa approprtathm of $10000 ta rec
then settled himself for one laat try OTmeiided for thehulldlng and equip
to get that nap he so needed. H ping a sleeping dormitory at tbe achool
Had fione To Far.
It waa WashliiKton's birthday and
the teacher had been telling of what
a great and good man Waahlngtnn
waa. Nhe concluded by asking all n
Isiys that wonld nice to be a aecond
lleorge Washington to Bold tip (heir
' i hand. They all held no their hands
(. MTthia. etae. A guarantee ofatiaoluta I Mlt on "Woiildnt yon Ilka ta be a
I"""" ... pwnr. 1'T.miivviTTT.Iomif!! I m-i-miiu imiiw iianuillBU.il j i.uiiiii i .
r -saa w . i 'i mm iimazmLMm. in vmaar I i mmmjt u. 1.1. k... t I
i k ' . - i "i inuv iav Hlin Mill! -m
14 isnj. "I hara told too aaauy Baa" J
trater) eomnoiind of eatitllaji Nora-aw nli
Mtract rich la riaiseol. and is (amraM
the work! erer for Its aaaa aerUUHf aad
prwnuiweas la overcoming bad aoujrlia
fhni and throat eolds1
jjlet tba genBina. Ask roar drajmlat
ut t-aj osincaa rinei" bbo an BO(
. DUDLEY M latdesa "
NORMAN IX tsvaasi-.
C-S r.-a-V (a. W -j
W TBE LOCAL PLAYHOUSES
Authors In the placing of their
hraln-chlldreu have some peculiar -
perleuiwi. J. Hartley Manners can
probably claim the prise for the queer
est of all. It concerns his placing of
'Teg" with Oliver Moroaco. the nro-
dui-er whose delightful company vuu-
10 uie urertiolner Frlilay. Naturdnv
and Muiiday matinee Saturday.
W Den another Monsx-o production
The Bird of I'aradlse." was ulavlnu
lu a city a short distance from !e
York alsuit six months before "IVa
O My Heart" was given Its first
presentation Mr. Moroaco decided to
run over from New York and see
performance Mr. Manners
that be go along dtr company
ally I was glad to have hlin for
company" Mr. Moroaco explslned.
May I put a new play lu my grin?"
"1 replied 'It's very hard ou my eyes
to read on a train
"He took the play aloug but re-
frained from suggesting that I ex
amine It on the train. However
o 6 Yv
Yes Boys Suits Are In the
'In reading the list of revised prices lxlow it ia well to keep in mind
that the change of prices ia not accompanied by a change in the suiti.
They aro the name fine auita that they were before we blue-penciled them.
All aizes wide selection in fdylea and niateriala.
$3.50 SuiU now $2.63
$4.00 SuiU now $3.00
$5.00 Suits now $3.75
$6.50 SuiU now $4.88
$7.50 SuiU now $5.63
$8.50 SuiU now $6.38
$10.00 SuiU now.... $7.50
$12.00 SuiU now.... $9.00
$13.50 SuiU now.... $10. 13
$16.50 SuiU ..$1238
Boys' Overcoats at Clearance Prices
The Entire Stock
Muslin 7jc Yd.
Pull 36 inches wide
and a great quantity.
10c. Dimities at T'ic yd.
Chiffon Nainsook $1.49
English Longclotli l.fi9
.'Ki-inch Lonsdale Cam-
bric 12'oc yd.
40-inch t'hiffou Voile
at 2fi! yd.
HO-in. I'uderwear Crepe
Sweaters: Three Bargains
Angora Sweaters for women in pearl gray finished in turn-
back ouffs. Sold reguUrly at $6.75 reduced to 5.07.
C 7C For Women's Swaat-
i For Annette Keller
man Sweaters ; all
wiHil ysnia heavy plalu knit
"V" neck; bine green and red.
Hedueed from S0.50.
Ivory rim buttons high standing
collar lied and dark green.
Kegularly H) 00.
Women's Wool Bath Robes
All at half price it ia a aplendid opportunity:
$4.25 Robes $2.13 . $6.00 Robes $3.00
$5.00 Robes $2.60 $8.50 Robes $4 25
Spring Ginghams 10c!
Best Value In Years
Yea. the gingham host has arrived two hundred pieeea are
ready as you read. New colors new patterns where are (lie
new wurda to describe theinf
A yard for Outings quali-
ties appropriate for gowns
IA. A yard for Kimono I'lsu-
1 UC uelette. Wide amortment ;
New Percales 36 inches wide lijht and dark colors. Special
at 10c a yard.
Scalloped Sheets siss
81x90 inches; special 70o.
Pillow Osaes site 42x36
inches scalloped 19c each.
Sheeta fall bleached 81
x90 inohes special at 69c.
Pillow cases sise 81x90
inches bleached special at
1 Aa aajil.
$2.50 House Dresses Reduced to $1.48 made of serviceable
Agatha Percale. $1.50 styles at 98c
patrons of the Folly today and for the
remainder of the week ft la that of
the Oreat Beaudolu k Co. experts tn
hoop rolling wire walking Juggling
etc. This act la a great Improvement
over other acta of a similar nature.
Hraddock and Ijiyton have a clever
singing and pldnologne act The feat-
ure of the pnigram however la the
sentimental play "My Old Kentucky
Home" hy the Hamilton Burn iej
coniiany. It deals with Kentucklnns
In the days of Iavy Crockett and In
volvea a splendid little atory. There
la also a fine program of feature and
TICKETS NEARLY GON K
Banquet at Auditorium Tomorrow
Night Will Be Attended by livery
Statesman known In Oklahoma
A poet of great fame went on rec-
ord om8 by saying "We are of such
a ' stuff as dreams are made of and our I
augiresie.1 uttle Hfe Is rounded with a sleeu." but
Natur-one of the public figure who expects
to be bold up to the searching X-ray
of tbe light to l turned ou tomor-
row night at the dollar bantiiet waa
heard today to give auother reralon
of this view based on bis fear of what
may be revealed by the character
sketches thrown on tbe public retina.
He aald: "We are of suit stuff as
w compoae ulghtmarea and our little Ufa
hadn't been traveling more than half
au nour wnen ne reu asleep. There' The secret Investigating commit-
was little for me to do so I took out tM had been at work for weeka ana
the play and read It I Immediately I tnat ther. . puivelv not a
saw that It was of an exceptional; skeleton In any closet that baa not
character. Manners slept all the time ' w brought from lta hidden receea to
I was reading It. At least he appeared i mii t0 public consideration and
0m.. P- . f ' ridicule. The eccentricities of every
"Harlng arrived at my niVikoii re-. . Oklahoma politic hare been.
aaruiiig us uierus as a piays well!
to the writing desk in the car penned
a contract wrote a check for advance
royalties pinned It to the agreement
and waking hlin up banded tbein to
"He was greatly surprised" conclud-
ed Mr. Monisco "and very much de-
lighted since nearly every New Tork
producer had turned down what la
now fhe biggest money-making succeaa
In thla count ry."
Marvelous graceful aesthetic and
beautiful dancing hy Miss Yens Ijin-
dnwska famous Knsetan artist feat-
urea a three reel Victor fantasy-
drama "The Beautiful Vtikiiown." !
which will be shown Friday at thei
Kmprem theater. Hht dance her way
Into a fountain of water and Inci-
dentally bo the story relates into
the heart of a prince. The release Is
considered one of the ilasslest In
mouths on regular program. Today
the celebrated eomedleiute May Irwin
la appearing In her first movie prodm.-
Hon "Mrs. Black la Rack." fa-
mous Player I'arnnioiiut rendition of
the great comedy In which Mis Irwin
acored tlie highest sixreea on the stare.
There'a class In th new vaiidsvll'c
act opening today at the Kmpreaa the '
Dariplre Comedy r'onr peaiinr In '
Bongs comedy and coatumea that are (
bound to delight. Joe Jenny the unteli
(omecllnn. leader of the quartet ta a
vaudeville artist of the first caliber.
studied and the more eccentric the
more sure of being portrayed.
There are Just two more days and
the tickets are almost all gone. The
big bniiipiet will he at the Auditorium.
A senator from Mississippi aaked an
old colored man what breed of hick
ens he considered best and he re-
plied: "All kinds has merits. Da w'lte
ones la de easiest to find hut de blact
onea la easiest to hide after you gits
I Sroaas l w
Or SoxjdJ j
By Z. K. Wooley.
' Hen Kparka bad been something of a home man before his wifo
waa taken sick and had to spend several weeks in the hospital. Ilo
had delighted in the evening at home. '
Hut when Mrs. Sparks went out of her home all the warmth and
light went out of it too for Hen. Gradually he began to spend
evenings with "the hoyg" and when Mrs. Hparks pale weak but
well at laat returned home Ben had the habit of spendinif his even-
Oh of course he rennained the first evenino or tun iMi hi.
I Hut about the second or third night he grew restless.. He thought
of the card game going on down street of the delicious tobacco-
miuieu air oi me repartee with its masculine flavor of .
of er well of his liberty.
So Hen put on his hat and said he guessed he'd go out for a while.
That first evening Mrs. Ben sAid nothing but she thought hard.
Then she went calmly to jdeep.
The next evening however when Ben reached for his hat Mrs.
Hen had a word to say
"doing out again Benny!" she casually remarked. "Well it's
pretty dull here all alone so I think 111 go somewhere too." .;
"H but" stsmmered Ben "you're not strong enough to go out
"You can go with me if you like" she invited.
"I have an engagement" he importantly announced. "Besides
I don't want you to go out alone."
"Hut I'm going" said she. "Don't let me keep you. ' Ooodby."
Ben hesitated. Then he slammed on his hat slammed the front
door and slammed down the front steps.
Mrs. Ben smiled. Then she pnt on her hat and eoat. tnnk all
her money out of the top bureau drawer strd wag wondering just
where she wonld go to spend the evening when she heard a key in-
serted in the front lock and presently steps ascending the sUlrway.
Mrs. Ben smiled again and guessed the troth. Mr Ben worried
had returned. And Mrs. Ben decided to try a little trick.
Aa be reached her door she stepped behind it when he swung it
open. Being very thin at the time Mrs. Ben fitted nicely In the
space between the wall and the flung-back door. Her troubled bus-
band suspected nothing. t
Not seeing her in the room he searched the house even (limbing
the attic stairs and looking through the clothes closets TL was aa
thorough as a burglar. He took a peek Into the top bureau idrawer.
where he knew the money was kept. It wssn 't there. lie telephoned
to Mrs. Ben's mother. No satisfaction. He telephoned to Intimate
friends. No news "Must have gone to a moving picture theatre"
Mrs. Ben beard him mutter while she chuckled Inwardly
Once snore Ben Sparks donned his hat and went forth te haunt
the doors of the neighboring "movies.'' " -
By and by Mrs. Ben heard him returning. This time she did!
hide. She sat herself in a comfortable chair still hatted and eoated
and was in the act of pulling off her gloves when he catered the
'"Where" demanded Ben "have you been!"' ;
Mrs. Sparks smiled Up at him.
"Don't you wish that yon knew t" ahe smiled
Ben doesn't know yet. and ever ginoe that disturbing escapade ef
Mrs. Sparks be has felt it his duty to stiok around and see that
she gets into no more mischief. .
One of the best Koropean ihu
yua ot Uie year Is bains praaaatad t
TU arvaulk floor la r..nri for waaw
ta lomt k.a gaSllaawfB wit Uatr
Uaa flasjaa ukIi aa ta atauga.
Hhould the-allies prove victorious
Belgium will demand tut reparation
of all the damages she has sustained
and they ere enormoua. - Already the
authorities are eei (mating the amount
nf material damage caused by Oer-
aian occupation with a view to put-
ting In clalats for raliuouraeatit at
the end of the was la osae the aUlas
should he Taatactoua.
AecordlBf to aatlmatas aaad at Co-
pcuha Obi e-Baa loaasa taiaA
woav' aad aitaatag- te Dee.. U
fnoiad rt 1.000050 and at Vkaau t
Austro-L.JE3arMa eaaualtlse are cct-
cuic't at iXJ.ooQ. In Berlta the
loeoa ef the a 11 las HmsUd net v
e up to Deo 1 were satiatabal ak
1 V Thla totai ta made up t
C fjIgUas W0 atoclaaa tti
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