Beaver County Democrat. (Beaver, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 25, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 18, 1909 Page: 2 of 8
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A. J. R* Smith, Pub.
Throughout all the turuioll 1<
North pole renin Inn cool.
By Its conduct llnlley's comet t
(tuslng a lot of goaalp.
Royal weddings continue, and th*
|/<opl« t-f Kurope continue to pay for
The south p« le Ih no doubt begin
n^in to J«el aa If It were already Ina
There 'a enough prosperity In thr
Wintry fow to Rite every aectlon
£/ ALMA MARTIN OTTADKOOIU)
Vrr coujw mrrxKfii
i Starr ftpana with a seane at a bo*
'. Mia* ilwnrlrtta Wlnntant>y.
take Mlchlann continues to 1e«t
w^h thoa* who try to crnsa It In gnao-
flow d< ca It fed to be sprinkled
with atar duat? Halley'* comet uaea
tfiat kind of eeleatlKl confetti.
Mr. Wu Ting Fan* predicts a great
f«Mire for the PlNna MMl In thll
Bo tne will question hla assertion.
A New Jersey womnn wouldn't al-
l w her husband to kiss her and he
choked hot for It. Some wotucn must
be taught to mind
"Thla country never lacks for lend
era." according to the vlewa of a Mary
lanl editor. No; the trouble la thai
there are no fnllowera.
_ 'm «a*
Blahop Wiuatanley overheard
Ankony prop*> • to Itarbara II*®-
whoaa brother l>an waa In hla
mplojr. Pan waa on* of tha town'a pop-
alar young men. Ha ahowed aom* n«rv-
wTian Attorney Tom Twining told
htm IV-irhurn ref\i od Ankony. Ankony
tha following day. aumtnonlns Twinlnt.
accua<'il I hii of looting tha bank. Twin-
ing rrfuar.1 to proaaiuta. llarbara p"r-
•ua4 «1 Ankony to poatpona ■tartlns
prnaecutlon. Twlnlna learned of tha en-
gac«ni nt of Ankony and Barbara. He
SonKratulnted hoth. He vtalted Mlaa
Hemlncrny and found har almoat in
teara. 11* told har he had loved her. but
feared prvinatur<<ty announcing hla af-
fection. By actions nlone ahe told him
ihe raclpio«-ata>1 Mm. Anion Plnea.
wealthy widow, proposed a marriage l>y
proxy with Blehop wlnatanley. Tha lat-
ter conaultad with Twining. The bishop
hail been paying attention* to Mtam
Pireetur Pan conaulled Twining. ay-
Ing hla alater waa determined to marry
Ankony, dvtiarlng ahe actually loved the
banker, though lie could not help believ-
ing ahe wa* making a aacrlftc* to aave
him from Jail. Ml a Wlnstsnley, find-
ing a nrwaaed row In th* blahop'a book,
•centaa a lova affair.
humor. "The good alwaya triumph,
And ahe waa gone.
*1 wlah that I could tell you that
you are wrong." I answered.
She nodded. "I knew it. I told my-
aelf the minute I heard it that there
could be but one meaning to it! 1
don't ask you what he did. I don't
want to know. All I'm concerned In
la how to get them both out of their
difficulties. linn is a good boy. if he
haa been weak. I'm not excusing him.
mind you. but my heart la with him.
We are all sssallahla at times. Now
1 may be adamant today and as soft
as a marahmallow to-morrow. IV) you
sea what 1 mean? Our moral nature
Is Just like our physical one: It has
Ita good and Its bad days, and poor
Pan waa tempted on a bad one. That'a
all. But what 1 can't understand la
that he was willing to accept hla good
name at such a cost.'
I told hor what 1 knew then, and her
eyea brightened and her head nodded
all through the recital like that of a
"Ah. that's what I like to hear! My
hope for the boy la restored. We'll
make a fine man of him yet. But"—
and there waa a clouding of the fine
1 eyea—"but the engagement isn't
broken? What doea that mean?"
I "That she lovea Ankony," said L
For an inataut she stared at me.
speechleea in the force of her atuaie-
ment. then Ahe actually amiled in her
"Oh. you men! You let a woman
make you believe whatever she wants
you to believe! I am provoked with
you. Mr Twining. Tou are clever
enough about most things. How can
you be so easily put upon in this?**
"Tou have oniy to see them togeth-
er. Tou know how much I would like
• to believe otherwise"
"It were a preposterous tmpoeslbIM
ty! She, a HemingTay. to love him,
' an Ankony! Bah! It s too absurd to
. think of!"
Spain's troubles In Morocco are nf>t l.ove Is aa acrobat." I reminded
all due to the fighting ability of the her. trying to speak with some dtgrve
Moor* and the tribesmen The propa- of tightness; he lands where you
si Hoc to seise and hold Tetuan t* op- least expect him to.'
Lord Be real art' keeps on seeing war
ahead for th« British empire. Tho
kaiser must appear to him as a nlglit*
mare la all hla dreams
There la talk of getting milk dlrec\
from cow to consumer Maybe coW
specials can be run In from the dairy
districts night and morning.
— ■ it- . -a
In Chicago two women fought ft
deadly duel with knives and pistols
but they are always deadly wheh
thoee kinds of weapons are nsed.
i—i .J ii
A scientist declares that chicken*
attract rata We have often wondere-I
how It Is that women who keep chick-
ens alwaya dress their hair so atyh
With scions of the reigning houses
of Italy. Portugal and Greece wooing
American brldea our pretty heiresses
will literally be having a royal time
In the matrimonial way
A man In St Lout* who gave a wo-
man hla seat In a street car fell out of
the ear window. Perhaps she thanked
him politely for the seat, and the sud-
den ahock made him lose hla balance.
A Washington Judge declare* that
mother* In law are a much abused
class, and that many things said of
them are slandera. Would he attack
the very cornerstone of established
The representative* of 36 nations,
some of them from the end* of the
earth, sat down to a dinner at the
New York Hudson Fulton celebration
the other day It simply shows how
In thl* twentieth century of the Chrta-
tlaa era the world la getting acquaint
ed with Itself
One early morning some dsya later,
Bishop Winatsnley wsa shown Into my
office. A glance sufficed to tell me
thst he was laboring under unuaual
excitement. He waited for my clerk
to leavs the room, when be announcsd.
"A most astonishing thing hat hap
pened; Mra. Anaon Dinea has aailsd
"la It poaalble!" 1 exclaimed. "1
thought she meant to remain abroad.'
"So ahe did. So ahe did—Indefinite-
"And are you disposed to regard ber
change of plana aa significant?" I In-
He looked st me oddly.
"The question shows how little you
know the lady,'' he remarked.
I amiled. The situation aeemed
amazingly funny to me. But the blah-
op waa not Inclined to regard It as be-
ing st sll so.
"Then you swalt her coming with
some anxiety," I observed.
"Aa a matter of fact; with ths grest-
1 muttered my polite regret at this
unexpected and startling crook in the
straightneaa of hla affairs.
He made no reply, but leaned back
-I must. bowsTsr. ad s wsy
to extrlcsts myself."
"Then you do not mean—•"
"No, Indeed. It la not, you under
stand, aa If the lsdy bsd any senti-
ment In the matter. To decline sn
offer of—matrimony is never Quite
essy, I fsncy"—snd the bishop smiled
less grimly—"but to decline it when
one is sssured that no affection enters
in makes one a little more comfor-
table. Mrs. Dines is very clever snd
fsr-seeing. and she regards this mar-
riage merely aa an enterprlae. 8he
has become convinced that she can do
more good in the field she has choaen
as my wife than aa Anson Dinea" wid-
ow; Anson Dines waa a good fellow,
but not a philanthropist, you under-
stand—nor a bishop. Mra. Dines never
overlooks the possibilities of any sit-
uation. She doesn't care a rap for
me. She waa devoted to her husband,
and she isn't the sort of s woman who
loves twice. Why, you see yourself
that she distinctly proposes that we
shall occupy different continents."
"I have, unfortunately, my swn
"Which srs not concurrent with
"In no wsy concurrent," he replied
"Yours Is not sn enviable position."
"Enviable!" be cried. "I should
think not. You understand that my
sister is arrayed with her against
I bowed. There wss a moment's
"Mra Dines hss contracted the
habit of succeeding in what she under-
takes," be observed presently. "It is
a most uncomfortable habit for all
partlea concerned, as I sm always tell-
ing my sister, who seems herself to be
on the verge of falling into it"
"Miss Winstaflley is a most success-
ful woman." 1 made enthusiastic com-
"Undoubtedly," he agreed; "but
Insist that aucceasful women may pile
poaed hy several of the l?urv>pc*n pow
era. and Tactng hoetilliy frvuu tha:
quarter la a aertou* prvpostPco
ttaughter* of the American Revolu-
tion hare appealed to tbe posta a*ter
general to restore the her.d o< Martha
Wa*fc:n«Hoa to acme one of thestau;;**
ol the present ser.es. No doubt the
request a til be compiled with The
recognition b deserved and will in-
volve no violation «4 precedent*
Tbe trips *>f exfloratkMS to fa# the
pole have developed the fact that
there Is unltmited coal In Greenland
and KHesatere Land Tib c«glt to
earns the pesal*'.t*iV whose rcirda are
wetgtu<4 with the harrewin^ know*
e4*e ttgj there ta ooal esoug* lett to
last ©air Kw s few thousand more
"Oh. don't make your figures for
ate' And don*t try to hide from me
all that you feel. Come, let us cease
to be at enrtse-purpoees."
"Most willingly. but, grarted that
yeu are r.ght. what is to be done*
Yon cant force her to admit to you
that she doesnt love him."
~l*re no mind to try to reach the
solution through her "
l\an can do nothing.*
-Oh, 1 quite understand that, too."
Then where do you expect to go
with your prayer?" 1 asked. ,
Ste hesitated an instant
"1 think it last going to be s pray
ec,*" she ss'.d.
-Wbat can yes threaten? Ankony
won't give her up Heskk*. ss 1 told
•Wall Fu* s Way YsC Ms* Ms. W* Will"
in bis cbair. with pertTtrbalioa writ-
tea large ea his liria-ot sai ceta
j sr.ly oxr poaod fear^iea.
"Mr* r*xwa eettfatiy beSrre* ix
<!e wsw a ■
A Roma* paper sax-* that evrnr
thing Italian ts deepi*od In 'he t'nlt«>l
Spates This ts aa MtTvwe sta;e«neat
ass aa anyast -w Nat Italy has Itself
e Maine t It* Mala and "lUafk
Haatd gaa^s have act increased re
pee< a*4 altalratlos foe tic r* v>tal
WJ whKSi apparently Is ecther . tut .e
«r wawtUtng ta s-tpvess tfcega
you. If she lant happy ahe is the nsost . .
1 tan .<« j l
"\>f course ahe v >ow yx are
9 tmUr sad acgaiab for themselves
—1*£ eiUx-ra lx as as aaasring when
ikey tkZ Iksfi thry reaiga themselves
luuCy to Sl*
1 sie * nH I
DLaxa w3U ncn Cke coming
Ha saMfd. tenafiy urwi as aeei wttP SaSfonV be re-
sens'.Ms ia your dedactk«a dowe B <ar St* ke saal vtt be spared
body *«ya that Foreny is tbs otk«f ^ *«emmios wjem *** - wuft l kanw j.ym to ease
ttec nrtk /~i T jjsnate ktr j* c-~utc«oa al cwwid Ha*c yea a
ax.£ ti* it mbtatHj
this tlis r.L-~j| s&aX la osrst
"* 1 acnget
" My wwa •mrlrnaT-icnis in tte sasw
"Hsvs ns gsaas if iMMynltjr, Mr
Twining." ba urged, with his «M
"If my afatsr vera tborongbly ana
rsrssnt with ntoirt. shs woald n*
think ot prssslng so prspostaroas •
plan for my marital diapossl. Mi i«
any case, what Mrs. Dines has sshs*
would be imposslbls. But as Hanri
t?tta really got ns Into tbis, 1 thin!
she msy gst ms out It Is only fair
isn't It? Howsver, I didn't corns hsr
to bothsr you with this sffair. I aa
commissioned by my sister to ssk jos
to corns to sss ber ss soog as yon ooa
venlently can. I think shs wisbss U
consult you sbout a mattsr of bus!
ness, perhaps. Shs did not tsll s^.'
"I shall go st ones."
"Oh, It Isn't so Important ss thai
Sines I think of It, howsvsr, shs dH
seem n llttls ssgsr."
"I sm free for ths hour."
"Tbst'a vsry good of you. I an
greatly obliged to you for your ss
cellent suggestion. Ons would thinl
you had had soms experience yoursel
In similar situations."
And be smilingly departed.
I went st ones to Miss Wlnstsnley
From sn upper window she must ban
seen ms coming, for ss I wss sdmitts«
she ran down ths stairs quits liks •
llttls girl, snd led ms into hsr slttlai
room, closing ths door csrsfully be
hind us. Shs bsd n letter In hsr hsnd
and aa she extended It to me, I recog
nized the bold chlrography of Mrs
Clearly I wsa to hsvs both sldss o
this most interesting stosy.
Miss WinsUnley wss trsmbllni
with excitement and her eyes shons
I could see thst shs waa Joyous 1ft ha
eagerness snd snticlpstion, snd t hs*
not till then reslized bow much sh
hsd set ber hesrt on ths ridlculon
marriage which she snd Mrs. Dins
had planned for her amlsbls brothsr
Read It!" ahe cried, ss shs thru*
the letter st me.
Expecting to resd of ths bishop,
wss dumbfounded st Mrs. Dines' hrts
I shall be In Americs on ths hssh
of my letter," she wrote. "I sm com
ing to stop the marriage of Edwan
Ankony snd Barbara Hemlngrsy. I
must not tsks plsce. I shall corns t
you st ones. I sail on ths Cambria
I looked up st Miss Wlnstsnley. an*
for s moment we stared st each other
She sat In a low chair in front of mm
swinging forward in it crushing hei
stiff black aklrts in ths smbmss a
her tense little srms.
"Well!" cried ahe.
"What doea ahe mean?" 1 exclaimsd
"Do you understand ?"
"Not st sll." she sdmlttsd promptly
"That'a why I sent for you. This cum
last night and I couldn't slsep fa
thinking of It snd trying to mnks I
out But I can't; io I gave It np sat
sent for you. You sss what possiMB
ties it opens."
They were Indeed slmost painful li
their strength and suggestion.
"One thing is certain,"
on; "Hannah Dinee ia not ths '
to cross ths ses to no purpose,
knows whst shs is sbout Ths mo
ment I had newa of Barbara's engage
ment, I wrote her, knowing that as st
old friend of the family, she would to
greatly interested. This is her reply*
"And you have no explanation—does
she dislike Ankony?"
"I never heard her mention hla. 1
think ahe hardly knowa hiss."
She ia fond of Barbara?"
"Oh. immensely aa She must know
(TO BE CONTINUED.)
Hie Importsnt bsrvice.
One of the greatest nuieances 9
traveling ia tipping. A amile from •
head waiter ia a costly commodity
and no menial aervice ia too amall foi
remuneration. An unuaually ingeniom
plea for a tip ta that of a small HI
bernian, mentioned by Mr. John An
gust us O'Shea tn "Roundabout Rscol
lections" Ths suthor wss trnvsliai
I drove down to the atatlon oa ths
faint chance of catching the train b
Dublin. When I got out of the eab a
the atatlon s bright faced boy accosts*
"Ah, aura, air, you've Juat
ths train," bs aaid.
It wss true. 1 booked my
and ascertained when ths ssxt trail
would lee vs. While 1 wss waiting th*
lad came up to me and aaked aa tm
' What for?' I aaked.
"Sure, sir. 1 told you that j
too lata." be uahluahtngly
of all the arts, you kwow. bat It tes t
so !t>s Lova who ts their abotber. a d
Barbara's skOl at actiag «e bora of ber
love for l>a "
She leaned oa ber eftcw and was
a'leet bar a little^ bee eyas varae aai
IVaaea Is ivxoc wg ev e tie tot
t t (S* eU tfee groat tr*Ma:la tte
saeouas&is ihawa bas . >\-ed aa <.vVHw
«r a scrace* af M.IM «e t«e
jtoe' <s 1W IV-iM .*ar-Uhieepoe£ tesae
t"^ i "i.b6e«Aiy ti is vtD be ac aiitsuct
as fweneoi wMrb vtl ^tave <tr*t <rf iW
bKyvax and tituC CTKidrra eetiW'ts at
l i wnVa Ito «• belp M
lift that ttwee wesAd Iw rrvee
<*«« to r<j>#*v<ietg wave the ah^
ie «<a<S 'isaSur ibe Star* tati )>nt a
el « L*+
"Tou have wtlfci ta cdfer—nxliag
at all** sbe af-peaW.
'KMkitg* 1 adapted
la bs see ber."" abe cut
<^e pat:ed aay arm aa at* sitae#*
*a ssad f ®- .'
-TiKa jw. kav* «nn ber aa tourwar
1 ta bf- -wuntjikabte Oncaawir.
a t cmre '
'May I ii Quaw < * bad the rtng it
®aail'T7 a JcT" 1 aiibeA
7w laiLL'xy tC adi ulttsssuiL * hs
H I naFiree n*
*1 knew* *be mxtmiured; "1 ka ow * 'T«car w. aiif sell «ft* nanos" 1
Ita ♦.at g-ve Wei J3>i a way ncuLiwl
yec Mai\ me. we a** Sbe sbum ~Ax I sCl! wbe oobms ' hs
a pw 1^.1! tearTal an. .« xt ti. r *' 3 aiuurwt sitrta I wt i« a aft
w CIx tbtsa in a « art «: Oa w *1 aa a bsue hva iiOarsf.' ba nub few amasacaaUL ba awafty—*
"Jk idea: t tifcxk I
*1 4XUT k w WhSA I SUUUlC
tor nlmnur mrtuafcfrjoiut* " f
ayait wn tt cnJW xr-uaCy
"VotAg tul ouud as aba '*
"%ir. as- an. btr * to. tr aam*.
xiuOitog Uu.: rw w-wutt maitufier *
"3 ta mm. aa aura £.iqgiusar yvs tot
n* injur At"
*11 Alioiat -wrtir. a—absearoe." aaid L
1 to'! w-uiii a
Belgian Coal Miners.
While coal Is mined st a grssta
depth to Belgium than In moet ooun
tries, the number of miners killed ti
aocMfteata Is lees 1a that country thst
a aay ether For the tea year pa
risd trass lg l to IMO the sumbsr *
iata^itbia per ld.tM workmen was
liM pa anaum. In ths metallte sie
mlaaa ths asaber st workmen whs
bare been killed by scddeni W MS
<tfetod that la tha coal sOnee,
Ths A«to retly at Wsm,
Mat wars destroy a oas year the
art <.t suaay ywsn of pascw—ltoa)a
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