The May Monitor. (May, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 30, Ed. 1 Friday, October 19, 1906 Page: 2 of 4
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THE HAY MONITOR,
CHAR 9. DIBM.
Judging from the way tome autos
•at, they must bo mine alcohol In
IMr tanka already.
Can't wo baveaapolllng reform for
Um glrla who put ho ranny "y'a" In
what ahould bo Chrtntlan name*?
A New Orleans girl wna married on*
a tug at aen during u atorm, evident-
ly feeling that Hhe could hurdly make
jiea 1 ■- ■:
That rich New York girl who ia gu-
lag to marry a poor man never atud-
led the game of love ua played under
With a blare of trumpeta a Gorman
profcHHor announce* his dlHCovery that
coal la edible. The American buby
learned that long ago.
King Edward has a detective from
Scotland Yard for a chauffeur. Some
automoblllata in this country are
driven by policemen, too.
A trade union congress in England
wants pensions for everybody over 60
years of age. Is not that unjust dis-
crimination against the women?
Descendants of the pilgrim fathers
have pasesd a vote of confidence in
their ancestors, which goes to prove
that the latter did not live in vain.
King Edward has been restored to
health and is going back home to look
after the choren. This will give the
hired man s chance to tube a vaca-
It has been discovered that men
make most of the fashions for wom-
en. As men alBo pay for most of them,
the ladles may now be acquitted of
the charge of extravagance.
The north pole ought to bo tired
of waiting for that discoverer. By
and by it will pull up its stake in
disgust and be off to some place that
la more accessible thau the arctic
The total vaiuo of diamonds 1m
ported this year is 129,000,000. Oi
that amount $3,000,000 is credited tc
August. This Indicates that the the-
atrical season must have been quite
In Ithaca,1 N. Y., four cripples re-
cently engaged In a hand-to-hand com-
bat over an argument as to which
one of thefn was really the most un-
fortunate. The Incident Illustrates
the pride that human nature takes in
aay kind of a distinction.
The cussedncss In a boy Is now be
lag removed by an operation on the
brain. The old fashioned way was
to take it out of hts hide.—Washing-
ton Post Ilut when It Is bred in
the bone you have to go deeper, says
the Chicago Tribune.
mlng tank will require all students to
take the course In swimming. This
eort of prescribed course will be pop-
ular. Almost any person may be put
In n place where his own life and the
lives of others depend on his ablllty
to swim, and everybody should know
THE PARABLE OF
Saoday School Loiaoa lor Oct 21.19M
r?«eUilr Prtparad for This fspsr.
KINO or OAFK-BRCAKgRO.
A report, from Christiania is to the
effect that the Norwegian polar ex-
pedition commanded by Capt. Amund-
oen has discovered the long sought for
northwest passage. And If so. what of
It? That marine route not likely
to he popular or much traversed oven
In the hottest of good old summer
Industry waits closely upon legis-
lation. Alrendy western farmers are
considering the planting of crops
from which they can manufacture al-
cohol, to bo denatured and used as
a source of power. There is a great
desire for some cheap and effective
substitute for gasoline, the supply of
which Is limited and the iH'ice of
which has steadily advanced for sev-
Hope of curing cancer, so generally
regarded as Incurable, springs eternal
in the medical breast. A physician In
Cologne. Germany, claims to have dis-
covered a serum which Is an effective
remedy for the dread disease. The
statements of the Cologne doctor are
received with reservation by his Ger-
man colleagues, although there Is no
apparent Intention to discredit him If
he has really found what may prove
• great boon to suffering humanity.
American trade with Egypt has
grown remarkably In the last 16 years.
In 18S9 our imports from that country
had a value of S35.I94.S05. Our ex-
ports In the same year aggregate!
$60,332,195. In 1905 we bought cf the
Egyptians $107,820,380 worth of r •<)•!.> I
and sold them to the amount of $iot.- '
R01.425. This Increase was aero.n i
pllshod under adverse conditions, due ,
to hardships put on our Importers at ■
exports by the Fur’tsh »uth<>;!t;e..
The monks of st Bernard. in the
Alps cf Switzerland, are n»w substi-
tuting automobile* for dog* in rescu-
ing and transporting travelers The
I.ICHBON TEXT. -Mult. :M-*0. Man-
or)- verse, 21.
GO I, DEN TEXT.—"A fulthful man
shall 11 houml with hlesslnga."—I’rov. i*:IO.
TIME Tmisduy afternoon, April <• A.
D. So. Ininiedhitidy fnllowlrm lust lesson.
Pl.ACE.-On thn slopes of Mount Olivet,
Comment and Suggtatlva Thought.
V. 14. Noto that tho revisers omit
fho words "the kingdom of heaven.”
It la Important that we Imi ready and
watchful, for Christ’* coming will be
like the return of thin man of affulra,
who, before he set out upon his jour-
ney to a "far country,” thus arranged
for the conduct of his business during
hls absence. “Called bis own serv-
ants." His slaves.
V. 16. "Klvo talents." The talent
wna a weight, not a coin. The talent
of gold lias been estimated us worth
$66,000; and, If the talent be of sil-
ver, It may consist of either light
■bektds or heavy shekels. In the for-
mer case Its value would bo about
$1,000; in the latter case, $2,000. Ac-
cording to hls several ability." God
has given to each just what we have
capacity to uso to best advantage.
V. 16. "Straightway.” (See ltev.
Vor.) The promptness and energy of
the man who received five talents con-
tributed largely to his success in
doubling his capital. "Traded with
the same." Literally worked with
them—that Is, he used them in busi-
ness. We trade with our talents when
we do the best we can In every direc-
V. 17. The man of two talents wo
may take as tho average man, prob-
V. 18. "He that had received one.”
When we recollect that one talent
represented either $1,000 or $2,000,
we see that It was something not to
be desplBed. Hut this man, instead
of being thankful that he was not
burdened with more than he could
take caro of, had not energy enough
to do anything with hlB own talent. “Hid
hls lord's money." When secure banks
were almost unknown, this was often
V. 19. "After a long time.” Hero
is un Intimation that Jesus’ return
might be long delayed. Here Is as-
surance that each Is to have abun-
dant opportunity to do the work
Jesus has given him to do. "Reck-
oned with them." In a certain sense
each day is a day of reckoning. Hut
beyond this, Scripture seems to teach
a day of public reckoning when all
will see that God has dealt wisely, lov-
ingly, justly, with each.
V. 20. "He . . . live talents." This
one represents a person who has boon
richly endowed with Intellectual and
V. 21. "Good anil faithful." He iB
good because ho put. his wholo heart
Into hls woili; he Is faithful because
he wrought with loving conlldence in
hls master. It is not success, but
goodness and faithfulness, that Jesus
rnw HIM-rrwWul m lUUmuincgA'IS att
enlarged sphere of usefulness and
responsibility. "Enter thou into the
Joy of thy Lord." An oriental mas-
ter. on hls return, often spreads a
great banquet to hls faithful serv-
auts. The faithful Christian enters
into the Joy of Christ Jesus
Vs. 22, 23. Wo must note that
the man who faithfully used two tal-
ents is Just as highly commended and
receives the same reward as the first
V. 24. "Came and said.” This man
began at once to make excuses, and
thereby really accused himself. "Lord
. . bard man." Hard thoughts of
hls master hud much to do with this
man's sloth. In the spiritual world
it Is not knowing God thut leads to
many of our mistakes and sins.
V. 25. "I was afraid." Ho means
to say that he was afraid to make any
venture with his tulent. lest ho lose
all. We nhnuhl not hesitate to do
what wo can through fear of mak
ing mistakes. Thou hast that is
thine." He fancied that ho was hon-
est. yet yet was most outrageously dis
V. 26. Wicked and slothful." There
are sins of omission ns well as of
commission. To neglect to do tho
good we might do is a crime no less
ihnn doing positive evil. "Thou know
est." Perhaps this ought to be read.
V. 27. Exchangers" Hankers or
money lendi is. v ho would have re-
ceived the money on deposit and paid
Interest on it.
Vs. 2S. 29. "Take the talent from
hint " The parable represents this ,
as the mutter's command, but it pic |
lures only the inevitable result of dls- |
V. 20. "Unprofitable servant." He t
has brough* no profit to hls master ,
nor to himself; he has wasted and lost ‘
hls capacity for blessedness, has fit-
ted himself for the "outer darkness" |
apart iron God and from the joys
of the faithful. "Weeping and gnash- j
ing of teclh."
\. 14. God has not only a creator's. I
| but a lover s. claim upon us aaj out
I service - 2 Cor 5; 14. 15.
i V If Th. work of distributing
t,o<1 s h! hist blessing* among man
Marvolous Dslicaey of Hsaring Pam
sssasd by Milner Jams*.
"Milner James was the most artlstls
safe-broukor in tbo business," said
Lecocq tho dotectlve. "Ils Is dead
now. lie opened In Ills time over 700
safes without tools or gunpowder
solely by working out the combination
with hi* dellcuto und patient Augers.
" ‘it took mo a year,' he once said,
'to learn the trick of picking combina-
tions. I studied all the locks there
were and 1 hud throo safes of different
makes to practice on. The ear Is the
most Important factor In my method,
and It must bo held tight against tbs
safe door on a line with tho tumblqrs.
When tbo knob of tho lock Is turned
slowly and one of the tumblers reach-
es the notch corresponding to the first
number of tho combination the tum-
bler will fall with a little dick. Caro
must be taken not to displace this
tumbler. You keep on trying the knob
back and forth gently till each of the
tumblers drops. Then the door opens.
Hardly one man In a thousand has an
ear delicate enough for this work and
to be a success at it you’ve got to give
up tobacco and alcohol.' ” •
A TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE.
How a Veteran Was Saved the Am-
putation of a Limb.
R. Frank Doremns, veteran, of
Roosevelt Ave., Indianapolis, 1ml.,
says; "1 had been
showing symptoms of
kidney trouble from
tho time 1 was mus-
tered out of the
army, but In all my
life I never suffered
us in 1897. llead-
uches, dizziness and
anil then dropsy. I
was weak and help-
less, having run down from 180 to 125
pounds. 1 was having terrible pain In
the kidneys, and the secretions passed
almost lnvpluntarlly. My left leg
swelled until it was 34 inches around,
and the doctor tapped it night and
morning until I could no longer stand
it, and then he advised amputation. 1
refused, and began using Doan's Kid-
ney PUls. The swelling subsided
gradually, the urine became natural,
and all my pains and aches disap-
peared. 1 have been well now for nine
years since using Doan's Kidney Pills.
For sale by all dealers. 50 cents a
box. Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y.
Japanese Companies Make Money.
Shipping companies are profitable In
Japan. For the past year ending
March 31 last the Nippon Yusen Kai-
sha wrote off $-101,500 for depreciation,
$169,000 for insurance, $233,000 for re-
pairs, carried $50,000 to reserve, paid
$30,000 for directors’ and auditors’
foes, gave tho managing director a
bonus of $30,000, gave employes gen-
erally $200,000 in bonuses, paid $825,-
000 in 15 per cent, dividends, and left
$492,000 at credit of profit and loss
Sheer white goods, in fact, any fine
their attractiveness to the way they
are laundered, this being done in a
manner to enhance their textile beau-
ty. Home laundering would be equal-
ly satisfactory if proper att»nt!on wts
given to starching, the first essential
being good Starch, which has sufficient
strength to stiffen, without thickening
the goods. Try Defiance Starch and
you will be pleasantly surprised at the
improved appearance of your work.
Want Them to Know Country.
The Japanese war department has
made arrangements to send teachers
and students of the middle and high-
er schools and colleges to Manchuria
and Korea free of charge during their
vacation. More than 50.060 persons
expect -to make the trip.
Important to Mothers.
Examine carefully every bottle of CASTORTA,
a *afu and cure remedy for infanta and children!
and we that it
fu Cm For Over 30 Yearn.
The Kind You Have Always Booght.
Advancement in Afghanistan.
The ameer of Afghanistan has en-
gaged au electrical engineer fo In-
stall electrical machinery in the fac-
tories in tho new town which he is
building. 30 miles north of Cabul. The
arms and ammunition factories will
probably bo moved there, and manu-
•ecturing Industries started.
Look After Jewish Orphane.
An Alliance Israelite Universclle
has placed five Ilialystok orphans in
the Ahlem agricultural school, and
has as a first installment applied the
sum of 1C,000 marks for their main-
tenance and education.
Opals Found in New South Wales.
\ a)nahlc finds of opals have been
made near Walgett. N M. W . one
patch or stone worth LSOO having
been struck, while two miners found
a stone for which they received A 900
[ LEON WILSON
Copyiighl, by Lolhrop Publishing Company.
"And if you want to, you can be the
same with me. I ain't ever held any-
thing ugalnHt you, and maybe now I
can do you a favor.”
"It's right good of you to say so.”
"Now, look hero, ma'am, let's you
and me get right down to cases about
this society game here 111 New York.”
Mrs. Wybert laughed charmingly
and relaxed In manner.
"I'm with you, Mr. Bines. What
about It, now?”
"Now don't get suspicious, and tell
me to mind my own business when I
ask you questions."
"I couldn’t be suspicious of you—
really 1 feel as If I’d havo to tell you
everything you asked me, some way.”
“Well, there's been some talk of
your marrying that young MUbrey.
Now tell me the inside of it.”
Sho looked at the old man closely.
Her intuition confirmed hls own pro-
testations of friendliness.
"I don't mind telling you in strict
confidence, there was talk of marriage,
and his people, all but the sister, en-
couraged it. Then after she was en-
gaged to Shepler they talked him out
of it. Now that's, the whole God's
trutn, if it does you any good.”
"If you had married him you'd 'a'
had a position, like they say here,
"Oh, dear, yes! awfully swagger peo-
ple-dead swell, every one of them.
There's no doubt about that.”
"Exactly; and there ain't really any
reason why you can't be somebody
“Well, between you and I, Mr. Hines,
I can play the part as well as a wholo
lot of these women here. 1 don’t want
to talk, of course, but—well!”
"Exactly, you can give half of ’em
cards and spades and both casinos,
"And 1 11 do it yet. I'm not through
by any means. They’re not the only
perfectly elegant people in this town!
"Of course you'll do it, and you
could do It better if you had three or
four times the stake you got.
“Dollars are worth more apiece in
New York than any town I’ve ever
"Mrs. Wybert. I can put you right
square into a good thing, and I'm go
ing to do it. Heard anything abcut
"I've heard something big was doing
In it; but noboly seems to know for
certain. My broker Is afraid of it.”
meant fur it—and I'd rather have her
merry an American, anyhow. Now
you like it, and you got benuty—only
yon need more money. I'll put you lu
tna way of it, and you ran cut out my
"I must think about it. Suppose I
plunge in copper, ami your tip isn't
straight. I've seen hard times, Mr.
Bines, in my Ilfs. ! haven't always
wore sealskin and diamonds."
"Mrs. Wybert, you waa in Montana
long enough to know bow I eland
"I know you're A 1, and your word's
as good as another man's money. I
don't question your good intentlona.”
‘It's my judgmer-t, hey? Now, look
here, I won't tell you what I know and
how I know It, but you can take my
word that 1 know I do know. You
plunge In copper right off, without
saying a word to anybody or makln'
any splurge, and here—"
From the little table at hi* elbow
he picked up the card that had an-
nounced him and drew out his pencil.
"You said my word was as good as
another man's money. Now I'm going
to write on this card just what you
have to do, and you're to follow direc-
tions, no matter what you hear about
other people doing. There'll be all
sorts of reports about that stock, but
you follow my directions.”
Ho wrote on the back of the card
with hls pencil.
"Consolidated Copper, remember—
and now I'm a-goln’ to write some-
thing elae under them directions.
“ ‘Do this up to the limit of your
capital and I will make good anything
you lose.’ There, Mrs. Wybert, I’ve
signed that ‘Peter Bines.' That card
wouldn't be worth a red apple In a
court of law, but you know me, and
you know it’s good fur every penny
you lose.” v
"Really, Mr. Bines, you half-way
persuade me. I’ll certainly try the
copper play—and about the other-
well—we'll sec; I don’t promise, mind
"You think over It. I’m sure you’ll
like the Idea—think of bein’ in that
great nobility, and bein’ around them
palaces with their dukes and counts.
Think how these same New York
women will meach to you then!”
The old man rose.
“And mind, follow them directions
and no other—makes no difference
what you hear, or I won’t be respon-
sible. And I'll rely on you, ma’am,
never to let anyone know about my
visit, and to send me back that little
document after you've cashed in.”
He left her studying the card with a
curious little flash of surprise.
THE AMATEUR NAPOLEON OF WALL
At the beginning of April, the sit-
uation in the three stocks Perclval had
bought so heavily grew undeniably
tense. Consolidated Copper went from
109 to 103 in a week. But Percival's
enthusiasm suffered little abatement
Very well. Now you do as I tel! you. I from the drop.
and you can clean up a big lot inside
of the next two months. If you do as
I tell you, mbd. no matter what you
hear, and if gm don’t talk.”
Mrs. XVybft meditated.
"Mr. Binw, I’m—it’s natural that
I’m a little uneasy. Why should you
want to sea! me do well, after our lit-
tle affair? NW. out with It! What are
you trying tb do with me? What do
you expect tie to do for you? Get
down to case* yourself. Mr. Bines!”
"I will, ma'am, in a few words. My
granddaughter, you may have heard,
is engaged to an Englishman. He’s
next thing to broke, but he's got a title
coming. Naturally he’s looking fur
money. Naturally he don’t care fur
the girl. But I’m afraid she's infat-
uated with him. Now then, if he had a
chance at some one with more money
than she's got, why, naturally, he'd
Jump at it."
"Aren't you a little bit wild?”
Not a little bit. He saw you at
Newport last summer, and he's seen
you here. Ho was tearing the ad-
jectives up telling me about you the
other night, uo£ knowing, you under-
"You see,” he reminded Uncle Peter,
"it isn’t exactly what I expected, but
it’s right In line with it, so it doesn’t
alarm me. I knew those fellows inside
were bound to hammer it down If they
C'uuiu. ii vvomul, i pilose me a un ir
it sagged to 95.”
“My! My!” Uncle Peter exclaimed,
with warm approval, “the way you
master this business certainly does
win me. I tell you, it's a mighty good
thing we got your brains to depend
on. I’m all right tho other side cf
Council Bluffs, but I’m a tenderfoot
here, sure, where everybody’s tryin’ to
get the best of you. You see, out there
everybody trle3 to make the be3t of it.
I told that to one of them smartirs
last night. But you'll pull them in
their place all right. You know both
Snepler, though ho never dreamed It
would reach, me. That Pacific Cable
bill le going to be rushed through at
this eceston ot congress, eure, and thut
moan* enough Increased demand to
send Consolidated back where It wai.
And then, wheu R cornea out that
they've got those Rio Tlnto mines by
the throat, well, this anvil chorus will
havo to stop, and those Federal Oil
sharks and Shepler will be wondering
bow l had the face to stay In."
Tho published rumors regarding Con-
solidated begau to coutllct very sharp-
ly. Perclval heard them all hungrily,
disregarding those that did not con-
firm hlo own opinions. Ho called them
Irresponsible newspaper gossip, or be-
hoved them to be Inspired by the
clique for Its own ends.
He studied the history of copper
until he knew all Its ups and downs
since the great electrical development
began in 1887. When Pouts, the bro-
ker he traded most heavily with, sug-
gested that tho Consolidated company
was skating on thin Ice, that It m ght,
Indeed, be going through the same ex-
perience that shattered the famous
Secretan corner a dozen years before,
Perclval poiuted out unerringly the
vital differences in the circumstances.
The Consolidated had reduced the pro-
duction ot Its controlled mlneB, and
the prico was bofind to be maintained.
When hls adviser suggested that the
companies not In tho combine might
cut the price, he brought up th# very
lively rumors of a “gentlemen's agree-
ment” with the "non-combine” pro-
“Of course, there's Calumet and
Hecla. 1 know that couldn’t be gunned
Into the combination. They could pay
dividends with copper at ten cents a
pound. But the other independents
know which side of their stock Is
spread witn dividends, all right.”
When It was further suggested that
(he Rio Tlnto mines had sold ahead
for a year, with the result that Euro-
pean imports from tae United States
had fallen off, and that the Consoli-
dated could r,ot go on forever holding
ap the price, Perclval said nothing.
The answer to that was the secret
negotiations for control of the Euro-
pean output, which would make tho
Consolidated master of the copper
world. Instead of disclosing this, he
pretended craftily to he encouraged by
the mere generally Hopeful outlook In
all lines. Western Trolley, to, might
be overcapitalized, anil Union Cordage
might also be in the hands of a pirat-
ical clique; but the demand for trolley
lines was growing every day. and
tordage products were not going out
of fashion by any means.
"You see,” he said to his adviser,
"nere’s what tiie most conservative
man in the street says in this after-
noon’s paper. ’That copper must nec-
essarily break badly, and the whole
boom collapse I do not beileve. There
is eDougli prosperity to maintain a
strong demand for the metal through
another year at least. As to Western
Trolley anil Union Cordage, the two
other stocks about which doubt is now
being so widely expressed in the
street, I am persuaded that they art
both due to rise, not sensationally, but
at a healthy upward rate that makes
I It n m »*unj fuviMilmnn I *
"There,” said Perclval, "there’s the
judgment of a man that knows the
game, but doesn’t happen to have a
dollar in either stock, and he doesn’t
know oim or two things that I know,
either. Just hypothecate 10.000 of
those Union Cordage shares and 5.000
Western Trolley, and buy Consolidated
on a 20 per cent, margin. I want to
get bigger action. There’s a good rule
in poker: if your hand is worth cull-
ing, it’s worth raising.”
"I like your nerve,” said the broker.
"Well, I know some one who has a
ends of the game and the middle. We 'sleeve with something up it, that’s all."
After they grow tip most boy* quit
crying for jam and are thankful if
they cun get all the plain broad thev
"YOU THINK IT OVER."
stand, that I'd ever hexrd tell of you
before. Y’ou could marry him in a
Jiffy if you follow my directions."
"But your grnnduaughtcr has a for-
"You'll have a* much if you play
this the way 1 tell you. And—yon
ne%er can tsll In these times—she
might lose a good bit of hers."
“It'* very peculiar. Mr Bine*- your
I "Look at what a brilliant mat.-h it
j »»ul(J be fur you Why. you'd be
j I-ady Casselrhorpe. with dukes and
j count* fakin' off their erowas to you.
And that other one—that Mllbrey_
from all I hear he's lighter's curk_
I »|! law lor -M»J. lie BIB l got laj.
I thing but hi* go>d family a-d
“I »ee. Thta Maukurn Mat go-d
I W“ mr m cw* RW WT Is that
| L new?*
Oume Mr*. Wyten. MY to brew*
That's the game m like, and t Sa.i
certainly got a right to be proud of
you, son. Dan’l J. liked big proposi-
tions himself—but, well, I'd just like
to have him see the nerve you've
showed, that's all.”
Uncle Peter's professions of confi-
dence were unfailing, and Perclval
took new hope and faith in his Judg-
ment from them daily.
Nevertheless, as the weeks passed,
and tife mysterious insiders succeeded I
in their design of keeping the stock j
from rising, he came to feel a touch j
of anxiety. More, indeed, than he was j
able to communicate to Uncle Peter. I
without confessing outright that ho |
had lost faith in himself. That he i
was unable to do, even if it were true,
which he doubted. The Bines fortune
was now hanging, as to all but some
of the western properties, on the turn-
ing of the three stocks. Yet the old
man's confidence in the young man’s
acumen was invulnerable. No shaft
that Perclval was able to fashion had
point enough to pierce it. And he
was loth to batter it down, for he still
had the ga-nbler's faith in hls luck.
"You go- your fathers head in busi-
ness matti-s,” was Uncle Peter's in-
variable n.-ponse to auy suggestion of
failure. ”1 know that much—spite of
what all th* te gossip* say—and that's
all I want to know. And of course
you can't ever be no Shepler 'less yon
take yocr share of chances. Only don't
j ask my advice. You're master ot the .
game, and *«’n all la; in' ri^ht smack
down on your genius fur it.”
Whereupon the young man, with
confidence in hitnseir newly inflated,
would hurry off to the stock ti ke-a.
He had ceased to buy the stocks out-
right. and for several weeks had
bought only on margins.
There was one rule in poker yottr
pa had." ssid Uncle Peter. "If a band
is worth calling on. it's worth raising
c*. He Jest never would call If he
didn't think a hand was worth raising,
he'd hunch It in with the discard*, and
wait fur another deal. I don't know
murh about the game, but he said it
was a sound rule, and if it is sound
In poker, why it's got to be sound in
this game. That * ail I can trll
You know what you held, and if taint
a hand to lay dowa. It mast to • Mad
to raise oa of course, if you'd b-en
trash and ignorant in year firs* «1-
calntions—|f you'd made n f.t-1 of
yonrwrif at the start—tat shark*'
fou r- the mw of IMa.el j mm**, a
The rule and the cierer
tod taefr effect.
"I".] raise an tew* a* I mr> a
left. Uncle Peter Why. only
I taJ a up that came atra«ht
By the third week iu April, it was
believed that his holdings of Consoli-
dated were the largest in the street,
excepting those of the Federal Oil
people. Uncle Peter was delighted by
the magnitude of his operations, and
by his newly formed habits of indus-
‘‘It’ll be the makings of the hoy,"
he said to Mrs. Bines in her son’s pres-
ence. "Not that I care so much my-
self about all the millions he’ll pile up,
but it gives him a business training,
and takes him out of the pinhead
class. I bet Shep’er himself will be
fakin’ ofT his silk hat to your son,
jest as soon as he's made this turn in
copper—if he has enough of Dan’l J.’s
grit to hang on—and I think he has.”
"They needn’t wait another day for
me.” Percival told him later. "The
family, treasure is about all in now,
except ma's amethyst earrings and the
hair watin chain Grandpa Cummings
had. Of course I’m holding what I
i promised for Burman. But that rise
can't hold off much longer, and the
■ only thing I'll do. front now on. is to
hock a few blocks of tho stock 1
bought outright, anil buy on margin*.
; so'* to get bigger action.”
! "My! My! yon jest do fairly dazzle
me," exclaimed the old mau, delight-
edly. "Oh. I guess your pa wouldn't
be at all proud of you if he could ace
it. I tell yon. this family's all right
while you keep hearty."
"Well. Um not pushing mjr chest out
any.” said the young roan, with be
coating modesty, but I don't mird
! telling you it will be the biggest thing
!>‘vcr pulled off down there by atiy one
"Thst's the true western spirit.” de
clared Uncle Peter. le*ide himself wi'.h
enthusiasm. "We do things big when
we bother 'em a; all. We ain't afraid
of any piker* like Shei ier. with his
'ittl* two and five thcu.-and lot*. Oh!
i can Jest hear ’rm callin’ you bard
names down in that Wall arrest—Ns-
poieon of Finance and Copper King
and all tike that—tc about 2»» days!"
He accepted Percival* invitation
•hat afternoon to go town into the
street with him. They shopped for a
moment ia the visitors’ gallery of the
stock exchange an-, too-.ed down inn 1
'he moo ot width.tut disheveled, sb tot- !
tag brokers. lu end out. the throng I
swirled apen iteelf. while above f 1
ntuidy depths ssrg-4 a freer* at Ua
frewried t « ’wiloa. The fttatic
vemert aU tii of shrieks JMtnM
"Faro a tirt a '.yt qoj«*t*r gxaae.”
wa* hls toamst “«*. mwth aoore «-»i—
■»d restful. What t pity. maw. Tala5
.TO BE COXTRII IM
WOMEN WHO CHARM
amn is tie fiut eweitui
It Help* Women to Win and Bold
lien's Admiration, Respect and Lova
Woman’s greatest gift ia the power to
inspire admiration, respect, ami love.
There is a iwauty in health which is.
mure attractive to men than mere regu
lnrity of feature.
To Iky a successful wifo, to retain tlur
love ami admiration of her husband,
should - lie a woman's constant study.
At tho ilrst indication of ill-health,
painful or irregular periods, head-
ache or backache, secure Lydia E.
Pinlduttn's Vegetable Compound anil
begin its use.
Mrs. Cltas. F. Brown, Vice-President
Mothers’ Club, 21 Cedar Terrace, Hot
Springs, Ark., writes:
Dear Mrs. Pinkham:—
"For nine yoars I dragged through a miser-
able existence, sufl'eriag with inflammation
and female weukness and worn out with
pain and weariness. I one day notiis-d a state-
ment by a woman suffering as 1 was, but who-
hail been cured by Lydia E. I’inkluim's Veg-
etable Coni|iotmd. and 1 determined to try it.
At tiie end of throo months I was n different
woman. Every ono remarked about it, and
my husband foil in lovo with mo all over
again, Lydia E. Vinkham’s Vegetable Com-
pound built up my entire system, cared the
tronblo, und I felt like a new woman. I am
sure it will make every suffering woman,
strong, well and happy, as it lias mo.”
Women who arc troubled with pain-
ful or irregular periods, backache,
bloating (or flatulence), displacements,
inflammation or ulceration, that • ’bear-
ing-down ’’feeling, dizziness, faintness,
indigestion, or nervous prostration
may be restored to perfect health
and strength by taking Lvilia K.
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound.
With the exception of the stage vil-
lain every man has hls good points.
PUTNAM FADELESS DYES do not
*tain thn hands or spot the kettle, except,
green and purple.
Unless a man has plenty of suntl he-
seldom leaves footprints on the sands
Smokers have to call for Lewis’ Single-
binder cigar to get it. Your dealer or
Lewis’ Factory, Peoria, 111.
Snakes roasted and Eaten.
In Australia several kinds of snakes,
are eaten roasted. They are said to.
be equal in delicacy and flavor to the
finest stowed eels. A traveler declares,
the steam front the roasting reptiles,
is by no means unsavory.
Treasures for the Louvra.
Attention is called by the Travelers'
Gazette to recent acquisitions by the-
Louvre, notably of a life size bust ia
chalk, primitively colored, of the her-
mit king of the eighteenth dynasty.
Akhoumalon, or Amenophis IV., one of
the strangest figures in the long line
of the Pharaohs. The bust Is a re-
markably line specimen ot the art of
the period, and is well preserved. Be
sides this, there are four sepulchral
urns In blue porcelain from the tomb
of Rameses II. In these urns was
found, besides funeral linen, certain
organic matter, which is being chem-
Microbe of Gray Hair.
They have discovered a new mic-
robe in New York and it Is quite popu-
lar among actors and society women.
It Is called tho chromophage. Its spe-
cial function being to turn the hair
gray at a comparatively early age. Tho
handsome actor who has those white
hairs on hls temple that the women
admire so i3 full of the chromophages.
Baldheaded men are immune from the
microbes. He only atyicks the hair,
and a man without hair need not wor
ry about tho ehroniophage. For years
it was thought that a process of the
blood killed the coloring matter of the
hair cells, but scalpologistB in New
York combat that theory. They say
It is tho chromophage. The microbe
does not like heat and for that reason
the woman who uses the curling tongs
Ib less likely to have gray hair than
tb# one who pats her hair up In pa-,
A Man of 70 After Finding Coffee Hurt
Him, Stopped Short.
When a man hqs lived to be 70 years,
old with a 40-year-old habit grown to
him like a knot on a tree, chances are-
he’ll stick to the habit til! ho dies.
Rut occasionally the spirit of youth
and determination remains in sonn
men to the last day of their lives
When such men do find any habit of
lif" has hoea doing them harm, they
surprise the Osh rites by a degree ,»r
wlil lower that Is supposed to belong
to men under 40 only.
"I had b'-*n a user of coffee until
three years arc—a period of 40 years
—and r.r.t now 70." writes a N. link
nan. I was extremely nervous and
debilitated, and saw plainly that I
j must make a change.
"I am thankful to aay I had the
nerve to quit coffee at cnce and tafci
on Fostnm without ary dawdling, and
experienced no 111 efforts. On the coo
trary. I commenced to gain, losin- my
nervousness within two months, nhn
gaining strength and health otherwi*
"For a matt of my age. I am very
well and hearty. I sometime* we
persoc* who have sot male their
Poetnra right and don t like it I*nt I
tell them to bnil it hag * rough, and
call their attention to my loocs sow.
and War* I ased it. that sec—s con
Now. when I have writing to do.
*e kmg eniamu •? htsm to rest op.
I feel equal to it asd ran get IhMsrii
my work wit hoot the fagged oat feel
•ng df old.’ Nome given by Ruttm
Oa. Battle Creek. Kirk. Beta the
took. The Rood to W«UrtBe.~ ia
Ikn 'There's a i
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