El Paso Herald (El Paso, Tex.), Ed. 1, Wednesday, January 7, 1920 Page: 6 of 12
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L PCO KSTALD--EDITORIAL and
IOE me cng eary 5 ears u:e world has been shedding
1 tears and blood. langh'er was eriled the day the Ans-
tnan archduke was shot at Sera'evo. Terror gripped the
Hearts of five hundred trillion people. ThateTiert with
starvation ontra'e and death the mothers of Europe
"-.caned where o-ce they crooned evi si?h"d where once
they sm-'ed Charred and nncky walls rnmh'"J ?:-Tt in'o
the play.-xcsads of the children of Es'"" t Fr?-- I'-!y
and Londe-. CI eanx that ore wrre s ns cc t'T j
tiirre ino hospitals and mrpres. Old '"--t nr w n-e f
spre:d'"e trees !--ers hrd vrardered Cm fer 2"ps i-t-a-e
hirers' nests and the furrowed field r" ere crn rl3r7li-
boy s"!!? and v-21 rnccked bv rook ac-1 ra-oa h a e first
an ahbjtoir and then a grave.
Is America three thousard miles from the clash of
nations our souls were clutched by the same horror and
grief which bore down to the dust Europe's proudest
peoples We ceased to smile and walked about the streets 1
wcudeng and worried and a palled at the magnitude of the
thmj that threatered to sweep civilization into an abyss.
Sot until the signing of the armistice did our taot and
throbbing heartstrings snap and then it was in one great
overwhelming spasm of joy. Men women and children all
over America rushed through 'he streets shooting langb-
itig and weeping their gratitude. But this joyonsness did
not could not last. We were constrained to settle back
down into the havoc wreaked by Mars. i
Even now more than a year after a mad world laid !
down its arms we have not learned again bow to smile
Fearing what is eves a worse enemy than the German
army the world waits and gropes and wonders. This most I
be changed We must learn to laugh and play. We have j
had erief enough. The time has come to forget it not I
the cause we fought for and which Our boys died for; not
the wrongs we suffered or the cause of them but the
glumness war occasioned. Weeping more will not brisg
back the dead. Worrying more win not pun the world out
of its hole of debt. Labor and laughter love and song are
what the old world needs. So get out the eld golf sticks
or the flivver and get away from things a while. Hay with
the kiddies or go to a movie after tie dishes are washed
this evening. Tell a ftmny story now and then.
Two things have menaced every nation. One has been
too much levity. That was mostly what ailed Some. Get-
t ng drunk and giving parties and stealing wives became
the national pastime. Greece played out because she took
herself too seriously. Philosophers would sit under the
Acropolis in their pajamas and argue when they should
have played pinochle occasionally and let the world wag
on. France was threatened with what ailed Some and
England with what ailed Greece until war stalked is and
struck both down.
Now it is AmrricM We dare not sit longer brooding.
Business isn't going to smash. Bolshevism isn't going to
eet us if we wffl only laugh at It more and cava at it less.
Better times win come back. They always have.
We must take new hope arise and above all play some
times and smile.
Little Interviews. If
El Paso Druggist Raps the Sale of Whisky on Prescription
China Eggs End
ttTL PASO drusg-ists ere not coins
Trh-sky when the new law gtea Into
effect so far a I know" said Scott
C. Whte. "A dmtfflst may sell liquor
on tee prescription of a phrstdaii If
he wishes but he must mafee applica-
tion to do go and lie most keep- tab
or. his liquor as he does on his stock
of oriates. If a clerk or someone
p; ens to take a nip or two occa-
siorally and the druggist is short on
I- s w hisfcy stock when a federal agent
cr.ecks him np it is the prison for
r n. The only way to sell it la to
Lottie it yourself and then lock the
bn.ti n a vaT1it
' Tins is too much trouble. The
Erovernrrer.t should take over this
luns itself and establish a vault
iii eact- county -eat where its agents
wouig fill prescriptions for boose. Not
mere taan a pint of liquor may be
prt:?crited by a physician for a patient
eer 10 days and no prescriptions
can refilled- If the government
3s poir.gr to authorize the use of
whisky for medicine it should make
plans for its sale. Establishment of
i.srensaris in every county seat
sncuid be the solution."
To'jng pullets when they first be-
gin to lay1 said Gustave Hoenes. de--e!op
an abnormal appetite for eating
ther own and other eggs. 1 have
Tvit.1 aiprv m'thnd nf mrnfnr them
r. r- .mnia rtn th. irh
1 fe ad other concoctions but I
fai.ed to curb them except In one way.
I: is t-! Get a dozen or two of china
egns at one of the seed stores scatter
tl-em around your yards. The moment
jou io so jou will find the egg eat-
ers running to peck that precious egg.
F.f-st peck these is nothing doing sec-
ot".. the same and so on; they try
a 'd tr ajrain. This only lasts about
trre cays and then your fun is over;
the 'habit' has been firmly broken
ard ycu have no further trouble.
Ti-y get so they pass an egg up as
th would a masher on the streets"
th cff.ee to pay their
o pour into i
d V. . P. B McSain. city tax col
lector. "Monday the first day tlie
t&ses became payable (66.940 was
collected This was the heaviest day
in the history of the office but each
ca since then has been a heavy one. '
rder the system we are using there (
will never be a waiting line at the .
w.ndows so we hope everybody will
ce In and pay their taxes before
February 28. which is the last day to !
pay trem to avoid a penalty."
k . t . I
"A- .wimiu-.c uVIUi uic
fVZ r?S .522?
now. and that they are ready to arrest
autor-otlle owners beginning Monday
a nr have not paid their 1920 licenses
p.ni who haven't put the new seals on
1 e.r mchSnes" said constable I N
I'a s "The last chance to get a
sa! is this week We hope everybody
pets one but under the state Taw
errody will be subject to arrest
wbo drives a car without a new seal
-fter this week. Besides taking a
"har.ee of being arrested and fined a
person who does not get a license
wetk will have to pay a 25 per-c-
-t .v. x. . .
I thJnk Arkansas eventually wl 1
ipelop one of the largest and most (Out of the nine members of the team!
-it--active Pottery fields in the United' five of them later served terms !n.he
""ff. Ark "In certain parts of the
-te are deposits of peculiar clay
" Hired colors This works imo
'"ut'ful pottery which is gradually
'""tnr'iiip the attention of eastern
-i lovers and which I think w.ll
-a'ly command excellent prices. The
"'i'" utiles vi ri'ie
By W1.T MAn
In Outer Darkness
WE izi&t as well be reconciled to Vital Troths my fellow men; Old Boose
dead and protests wild wont Ining him from the damp again. Some
sports with million dollar thirsts have Baseless hopes that heTl return; hot
every hope of that sort bursts; no more win grogshop aright tights bars. No
nicre well seek the glaring booth to buy cold bottles from the ice; so lefs ac-
cept the ghastly truth and hit the hydrant once or -twice. There's naught
more futile than a hope that has no ground on which to stand; the courts have
handed ns the dope that Barleycorn is doubly canned. Then let's forget the
bovl of gin the forty drops we used to crave the back beer sign the wayside
inn for Barleycorn is in his grave. Mo wails can ever raise the dead the loved
and lost is not reborn; the hydrant's standing cool and red inviting ns to take
a horn. John Barleycorn win never make return trio from the dim beyond;
so let's forget his nobs and take four fingers of the nearest pond.
("VDvright by George Matthew Adams WALT UASUR.
MUST LEARN TO LAUGH
IF IT REGANS ITS POLE
have r.i'n of
1 'S orP!"nr T
f the pvp e rf
tif'l thai y
rlnwit be il'ti'
Caesar had a ghost.
room for comrade
senate by Christmas.
El Paso seeds
Habit of Pullets Eating
colors are found of course in
separate sections for example one
section of blue will adjoin a section
of gray and these blend off Into
others. The colors are first worked
separately and then are blended to-
gether to form harmonious color de-
signs. In the hands of skilful potters
It is molded into quaint vases and
bowls and then is baked having the
advantage that the colors are baked
into the articles. A light glass Is used
which does not detract from the na-
tural beauty of the earths. This far
the enterprise has attracted only
scattered attention but 1 think that
the companies now cabbling in this
work will consolidate and when the
work is really launched that Arkan-
sas will become famous for her
pottery provided the deposits of clay
"Vocational training In the city
schools carried out on an extensive
scale would prove a boon for every
city in the United States." ma. id Henrr
iRusselL "This pian is considered as
in evidenced by the ract that many
cities are extending their manual
training departments. There is still
room for expansion in this line how-
The Old Family Album I!
By G. A. MARTIN. I1
pALLARD COLD WELL judge of the
r j"ao vj. iuS .
court is shown at
the ag-e of five years In the acc im-
parling picture. Judg;e Coldwel is s
native of EI Paso and is among the
youngest Judges in the state if not
the youngest. At the time of his ap-
pointment in 1315 he was the young-
est district judge in the state being
but 28 years of age.
Judge Coldweil was born In EJ
Paso on September 8. 1SS6. and after
attending the local public schools
Jccarne a student at the West Texas
. aeaoemy at San Antonio .nd
later i the University of Texas
graduating from the latter in
His first public office n El Paso
was that of judge of the oorporat'on
court to which position he was elect-
ed In 1912. He had Inst ramnUl .
tw-year term when appointed Judge
.1 tt i cresiea o&tn district
He has held that office nr
pnor to becoming a Judge he was
active in politics In the count. J!
cessfully manai tbe campSgn for
the Kelly-Pool faction the Vear aj-
rtan Poo) and Eugene Harrie were
puieu against each other for miihii
ift?? KeI17 ?n.palgn when
wa opposeo Dy j. A. Oleic anl
finally he managed the unsuccessful
n.ruy campRigD against rom ss.
In 1915 Judge Coldweil was married
to Miss Eleanor Eubank They hae
one child a daughter. Katherine.
Judge Coldweil played on the am-
virsity aoothall team also the mili-
tary school team when a student in
those institutions and when be was
a youngster In El Paso he played
trird base for thp Santa Pe Blues
one of the most notable baseball
t'ams of the southwest at the tiraa
"We beat them all nlavinc hiMMii
and then cked them if they didn't
i.w it .. 4
Judsre Caldwell's youthful ambition
was to be a Judge now that he ms
reached that goal his ambition is to
hav all his decisions sustaired by
the higher courts He's g'ad he
doesn't have to pass upon the validity
of the pohibitlon law
Teachins Them To Think.
nADICAlS pbn to turn to their own advantage the cam-
a.Y paiTn for n?ericimzat:n which hns as its chief slogan
the tea'hiag of the En?!:-h taurine t" aUens To show
fit tis is tnr" we mirfe f-ra ere of the periodicals which
c-c po:s?2ir; the m rd of tie rcor'e:
wv - s h. id
cs" tin;' red' a' wh'
r 1 th w. j- . of it k h
hit T lull s the 1-in-oart
tl: rtn--' -' ts jom b'au
;e L.t r-.i ' b ".u .
lane .i-iff with which we
- d. It
must tight for lb new w- u
It must now be clezt that the English language is not
the panacea for social a-rest It is the things people think
and not the language in which they think that makes
good or bad citizens of them. Our own language is not
free from radicalism as is shown by the fact that one of
the deported anarchists a boy 17 years old got bis doctrine
from the books of the New York pnbfic library.
The alien must be taught something more than mere
etymology to lead his mind in the right direction. Teach
him respect for the laws protecting lire and property and
decency of conduct and teach it to aim in the language he
understands. Otherwise he will hear in his own language
the doctrines which will make him dangerous.
Considering how easy it would he for women to put
something is a man's coffee the cynic says it is a wonder
more of them don't do it.
A. Reed says the treaty and the league
are as dead as Caesar. But it must be remembered that
The Bepublkaus have called the women into their coun-
cils. The Democrats may retaliate by caning in the
Pinch Utters are an right but the game should be
played so that pinch hitters win not be needed.
There is nothing left for the "wets" to do but question
the constitutionality of the constitution.
probably will have to move over to make
If the price of silver con throes to go up the golden
rule win be in danger.
now is to get If ew berry out of the
more apartment houses more hotels and
History is philosophy teaching bp examples.
laborers adenVng wlaSeJ '
hlcner !han r tefrheS TM-
signer tnan are scnooi teacnera. Tnis
WJI cause a turning back of youth
to the manual arts rather than to the .
others. It is time the country realized
this and provided to meet the con-
tineencv. I think every school of anv 1
nH.t.nn. -h.v.i w.w. - w..ii :
L.-j.-j iri-. i j ' i
eQtdpped electHcal department un"er
competent instructor. Then there
should be automobile mechanldU
training carpentering on a broader
scale than our manual training de-
partments now have and In fact any
other line which is likely to hold the
attention of the students. Of course
the present studies should be included
in the study offered the boy or the
girl. In connection with the me-
chanical or domestic lines which
tbey may choose. This I believe will
be realized sooner or later and the
schools given a broader scope than at'
present. A knowledge of how to re
pair an automobile will go farther
with a boy in these days than the
oomulete knowledge of Homer's Illiad
or than otner literary pursuits. Not
that these should be neglected but
tbey should not constitute the bulk
of the training."
Not Immoral For Women
To Smoe Judge Rule
New York Jan. 7. Supreme court
justice Mullan yesterday decreed
that smoking of cigarets by women
la not immoral. His decision came
in a separation suit in which conn-
sel for the husband tried to show
that cigarets had been found In the
wife's dresser and that this consti-
tuted evidence of "bad character."
some of the best women smoke
cigarets." the judge asserted adding
"This isn't Hickville."
CXL FOR BAXK STATEMENTS.
Washington P. C. Jan. 7. The
controler of the currency toda
issued a rail for the condition of all
national banhs at the close c buai
nes ou V.'t-dntsday December 31
I f y tint i-ator I tiA ytm- flS
1 TP" a i m s II
u J m itfw n
THE MANWITH THE LIMP
By ACHA1ED ABDULLAH
deputy. U murdered tn ih Latin quartir
Lnt'n- " hb" 5Mt T1?
n atire. duhter of th. chief
t&e French poiiti'.a! police. Tunant ma
American woVk:ns in Pari for a private
detective aceacy. contends that eh. i. in-
r.ocent. He mes p.ith lord iiepzi"a Krr
in bachelor quarter? His lordship w-t.sc
with a ump Teacant fails in inm .:h
the arirl. aids in
and calls on Rami bleynard
pnbtlsher. who abuses the s
bublisber. who arc uses the siverninent
of murdering Jaret Steynarti la mys-
teriously murdered and Tennant vlaiting
the scene rat-els N r.ltg a Uennic. pot-
iag aa m bufher bo tries to force hiia
to return a map of Ir.Jo-Cbl-ia he ob-
tained from Jar a . afe. 21 I.e. La n-
taisne'n father att-rnp' to ha Ten-
nant drop bia fight tu flj.d the mjrdtr-
era and Tennant r-fuses bjt aerifs
lennant govm to ine ntaaquaners oi me ;
Farla tfceret a"n.a Lu iook up in
or Aristme ix-
L' ntaltrne haa ex
tracted it and -as for th :tuaeriea
diTtiiet to seek the jm.ii in person
CII.VPTKR XXVI I.
THE TAVwKRlKS DISTRICT.
4t AH RIGHT." laughed Tennant
I "we'll hoof it. Where Is the
"Down the street monsieur."
They followed tue Bievre. That
river bloated rather than rolled
along; for it was eeniiliquid. of a dark
chocolate color with popping ba.ls of
eil gas gliding over Its siimy sur-
face and here and there iridescent
rainbow splotches w pore a mass of
oil or putrid grtase Iiad tred.
Onward it crawled nasi t-.rejid in-
tolerable most ftl empty. ng its
nauseous waters into the nrj:iit'nie
central sewer. tjetht.r with the
other refuse of Par.s
They walked aiong prowjnK more
silent arJ aepressed witn e.tri step
I Tiere was no spontaneous I t.n
1 siaieij in tnis part of town ro aejre
! :o make the btst of existing LJndi-
ticns. I'iria nere had forpotTen hr
ancient Latin heritase the juie de
Underfoot the snow ha 1 trans-
forn ed itself Into a sticK drab
smear that s jcked at the soles of
tneir shoes. uc-rhead a coi.tm -ous
rain of w. hite powder of hairs and
bits of fur and scrapings spoke elo-
quently of the tanneries lat stretch d
tn an oirftions. The oi'or was
overpowering Through the windo'. s .
of the houses fiys lacked f.oken. i investigator sent bt one of the cnar-
gray came the sounds of macNinery j Itshle societies? Or
the voices of men and women perspir-'
ing over tneir nork. but few people 4
were on the street.
Leisure was not known here Once
from a postern a man appeared
ragged. Incredibly dirtj his fare a
sickly greenish jellow. his cheeks ;
hollow his chest sunk and over ten-
der. bis eves red rimmed about him .
an aura of ?ases and acids and ur
acrmpiiws a. vvorner id a lannery. oi'i "win;
at 30 dead at 40. He looked at tbe! And so. Indeed It seemed
two out of white indifferent ees 1 For the man tone'-ed his can. ex-
spat mae'e a "remark in metallic j r-resed his hone that he had s'd
s'ang aiont "obese h-'asts of bo'jr- j noth'ng to offend the c.t!rn. and he
rpois." snd disanpeared in' his lair became positively effusive when the
. .suba"-ent. startne: at him Ion
A M T T T7 F I ' sarcMnely. snddnW a'-ed him If his
- J nr. I J I J
WtitllRt ftRt Tttt NftTIVtS I StIRU
DROP IN ON TtttM FOR DINNER
At. n 1 ir tit
Coprimht iti ty
from a low ce Hinged wine shop car-
wlta soin oI1 abominUonT She
seemed to share the opinion of the
nti"h nrrond tn hnnro-Mii ch.
h ked twoneS ??Kr?i .hi
1 elA llf- over" Then 8he
Tennant turned pale. He was used
to the slurbs of New York to certain
slums of Parts. But this
-The Bievre monsieur!" be said la-
conically. "And the language of the
Bievre! It would not do in the salon
of the duchess de Polignac hein
And he led on. finally announcing:
Passage Moret! as they turned a
Tennant looked. They had en-
cu euu ui immeme courx jera-
ni? off rectangularly to the risht. and
med w.th houses to lud&re from the
roofa For of the facades hard I v a
foot was visible; they were covered
with hides hanging from rain pipes
and balconies and windows crossing
from doors that were ajar hides
shrive'ed and moist hides dried and
Moated fantastic obscene grimacing
MVe hideous faces hides In all stages
of nutre'action. And a?aln the fine
powder came ralntntr down entering
the r mouths and nostrils clinging to
their hair and clothing.
The odVr was becomlnr worse. It
fHled his iungs. It we!ghe1 upoi
mm MKe a pnystcai burden. It
stnbbed his eyes like a neuralgic
Here more people were In the
street. Men dressed from head to
foot in stout leather hurried about
carrying immense loads that seemed
rluey and hatrv. A white broken
('own mare p'Uled a barrel of tannic
ac'd across the lumov cobbles. A
concertina squealed Machinery puffed
and sTamped and roared.
"Where Is Xo asked Doumay
of one of the leatherc'ad workmen
since tt-e number plates of the hou-es
were coated thickly with dirt and
T..e other's reply was the opposite
of polte. He looked at Doun-av's
neat overcoat and hat with .intense
hostility What did the boWeoia
tvant in this neighborhood he in-
quired. Was he perhaps a rhinoceros
of a landlord trying to serve a war-rr-nt-
for nonpayment of rent on an
nonest womman? Or perhaps s so-
ann-so capitalist? Or. worse et. an
ont ioiimay tnrne'i awav the mn s
rath wlh a few rald words which
Tennant did not understand.
"What are you saying to hiraT he
"I n living him the hieh s!n.
M'tie Doumay's answerin' whi-p r T
am talking to him in the s1ang ef the
neiThborhood which onlv the native
corn can understand. Brother speak j
n-"e was not Jean Palln !
'To he sne
How do you know?
nd voure'f "
TJomav's mv na me."
"PonmaV rm'av 5?urelv not
he pad erf old Mre Ttnnrnav who
sed to rot out our jrts with his v(i
'ne his tavern No. 23 near the
"Te sume!" laughed th soKnnt
"Ah Tht is rood! Name of a
oue T"arverel! mufs e'est bath
mon n'tft! Whv we went to shl to-
gether we plaved sin j"d nkinTve-"
'n the same Titters! Kiln do von
r"Tn"'r hn " and the two e"-bti-H
pMMhood rminl"'eTtrjj with
ret entn'sTn "ntH f!n'lv ron.
is" wamd by Tennant tat the
had come here on a trrI'fli. not e
sw'vprta! errand repeated his ffrM
"Wre Is Vo. 4K?"
"Jt's rtrrr-m the street. Ther"
Tan -"ilu pointed s rrimv forfin-
"er "TVn't vou reher? Tev
croaked o'd Mother Onn"enr In that
j ors nun "nnfl er in tn oei"r.
'th?t deeo ce- wW"'i Jrtretn r'nr
ip'o the nfdrlle of the street. nnt
-p th wt n Kntt to lanh
'nto eMIrfb'wd re"ln.nfM. vhn
T-mnt !Pke to TVumav In a low
Th- m' fnt flured an evHd
j wMh told plalnlv tnat he under-
stood. the wav little old Je-n - he
M tn h)s former tivn "c'uptv.
pti fie ponbed iir'e'tv "np-
T)oe T monsieur here should need
The othe" screwed h!s mouth Into
t n trthv kicked n"!mce
'"Htvi" he "Von two nr "
n'de a irerr wv pxr.ia"Ttd
tho"-bts more cl(T'v tia w"'
r enrtttx- hIn? VcI-'c
"f Father Guerin who garroted the
By DWIGPatter And Chatter
Copyright I3l. toy Jmt A. McCana Co
. voter aOu sAtd it was only miiui
as training for btcfeTsr game "
-Never mind whjtf are. Bnt op-
pose we need jfoujr help!
Jean Ballu smiled.
The old whistle!" he said. "Re-
member it? Th whistle of our gang!
Just yon whistle and I shall came
running: I and perhaps a few more
old friends. Tha Bievre does not .for-
get moo boujre. he added with all
the pride at a crusader swearing
teaJty to the oriflamme. And. as he
turned xo n: 7Cot much Dlokinjr In
the old place though comrade! TheJ
man w ho m ea mere
"Deraiaiped? asked Tennant. a little
Tea. la a devfl of a hurry. Said
he didn't like the smell of the neigh-
borhood." Jean Baiiu laughed. But
he left his things behind him. Said
he's going to send for thern during
the day" and he walked sway.
"What will we doT asked Doumsy.
"We'll take a look through his
No. 45 Passage Voret. turned out
be twin brother to all the other
buildings of the passage. Only It was
comparatively free of hides and furs;
or at least those which stretched
across Its facade did not belong to the
horse Itself tut were encroachments
from nelshborina buildings.
It was a one-storied Affair flush
with the t'dewalk. The enter door
was ajar. They walked in.
They found themselves tn a small
low room the walls green atsd erum-
b'v with moisture the floor Incredib'y
dirty. There was no furniture except
a rushbottom chair and an untainted
df-al tsble upon which vas a tin plate
with remnants of food over which two
dustv guilty looking alley eats were
having a vicious argument.
Near the left wall in the floor. wi
a ark o renins'. The American walked
p to it. Moked down and saw a short
rtirM of stone steps slimy with evil
"The cellar wVere they hid old
"Anther Gone'ir' bodv." explained
pouav -T"nctrvev lowering his
v!ce an if the prence of an over-
whelm'ng traced 7. "It was there that
"Hu-'h!" Mme Tennant'a snsflait
w sper. and both men stood quite
siM. srcklfifT In t'-elr breath.
A deor v- jnt ?toss from them
ind from behind it cnne A fa'nt nIe
a f'nt mstMTg and swishing and
Poumay questioned the other with
Til fte-'" Tennant farmed the an-
swer with hi lips and on tiMoes he
I walked to tie oor and looked
throre-h fre Keyroie.
IvniX e nw te flrore of a man.
henr or a tr"nk. bj'" fln"r-
th ewtenM nf te ton Isver with
on'rk a"-f1 ns-mu movements
trrrrn' over thi""'. dronplnsf the
nerITt?ent'y on the floor but still
The Young Lady
Across The Way I
THP nnnn. l.A. .k.
r "? 7 ' i"i
the postoffice onvht to Seek the
i man as Abraham Lincoln said.
I uou t.u.u saiu. 1
- i.j K nl'tfcH - mawausi... win rami
Maying It. Up With Dan.
I USED to hate Das Eigjmson and when I hate a man
No hi:Jor hatis' can be dose; I hate for aU I can!
He done me wrong in many ways began "way back in school
But haf.n' iurdly ever pays; I gness Pre been a fooL
I used to hate him and I learned to hate his fam'ly too;
But now as fnr as I'm concerned the hatis'i H I'm tbroughl
IT started when we had our fight ; both won it more or less;
Fd all I wanted when we quit and so did he I guess.
If one of us had licked we might have shook hands and forgot
But as it was we clung to spite that coat as each a lot;
He sever let a chance to go by to bans me where he could
And IH acknowledge here that I done much I never should.
IT made me blue when he had luck; Fve spoiled a tat of days
In hopin' that he might get stack head-first in evil ways
t used to wish he'd break his neck or drown liliui llf is drink;
If he'd got smashed up is a wreck Fd laughed out load I think.
The time he ran for town trustee I couldn't rest or steep;
I guess you probably can-see I hated him a bean.
WELL when my little boy took sick about six months ago
The gloom was gettin' party thick; the doctors" didnt know;
They said he might pull through and yet we knew they thought he'd 6m.
And oae day on the street we met Dan Higgmson and I;
He kind of stopped and I stopped; too just casual agatastasd
And then the first thing that I knew he'd gripped me by the hand.
HE spoke about his little ones the difference they snake
And asked my pardon sayis' he had mads a feat's mistake
And I could see he meant it too Ms eyes were full of teao
And now the little boy's come through and ended an our fears;
And Lord it's fine to sit with Dan and smoke and joke and josh
The deceatest and manliest man I ever knew by gosh!
A ST" RE G1TRK.
When a widower becins to wonder whether she wfll think h Is too
old for her he ceases to complain abovtt bin lsaabago.
PASSING K GIVEN POIXT.
It takes a life time to become wise bat a man can make a fool of him-
self in a minute. '
fingering; as If
searching for some-i
"Searching for what "
asked himself the question.
was tne man?
Arlstide Rod! The mysterious Jani-
tor of the house in the Impasse Ondt-
not! was his first thought.
But he dismissed It almost Immedi-
ately. He had a shrewd suspicion
that this Aristide Rodbe the name
?nuine or assumed was the apache
with whom Lord Menxier-Kerr had
walked off on the night when Stey-
nard and his followers had made hos-
tile demonstrations in the Theater
Alexandre aga.net Angele and cad
called her "murderess-
That apache had been a little over
medium height and jal slight build
while the man in there was short and
squat. Too. this man was no apache;
did not belong to the hunted c asses.
On the contrary there was about him
an indefinable something a certain
pompous important heaviness for all
eis affile nngers. as u ne aid wnax
doing wtth official sane-
k. res: i nere was
no doubt of It:
This man was a po-
Of course! Lantaigne had sent him
here. To look for what? To bring
He wruld know In a moment.
He turned and signaled to Dou-
may. pursing his lips as If about to
whistle and the snbagent flashed
back a slow wink which told that be
understood. Rapidly and silently he
hurried throuirh the room out of the
front door and at once Tennant heard
a shrill klteJike whistle two high
notes followed bv a throaty low one
tremble through the air; and. a mo
ment later ne neara running loot-
steps. Through the half-open door he saw
Jean Balln accompanied by two other
men. tanners clad in leather one car-
rying a bag. They were grinning ex
"What is ftr asked Bafln.
Tennant Joined them outside. He
gave them rapid low voiced instruc-
tions and Ballu and the other two
"Bon Sang! Ton know your busi
ness citizen for all your fine
c'othes!" said the one who carried the
bag and he -emptied the contents a
mass of hide scrapfn? on the floor
"Ropes'" commanded Tennant. and
Jean Ballu ran off and returned with
coll a minute later.
"All right r
Tennant gave the signal and. with
the rush of a whirlwind the three
tanners led by Doumay. were acrosj
ine room na pusnei open me innn 1
door. The man inside turned but he
did not even have time to see who h s
agirswi 3 wrrc r ui iwe u-a uc-
scended over b:s head with IIsrhTnin?
quickness. He w as rop"d securely
band and foot and the net moment
tn obedience to Tennant's command
he was pulled down the cellar step:
unceremoniously and deposited tn a
"Nobodvr hear him there!" lautrhed
Balln. "Old Mother Oonfler's ghost
win keep him company. And now.
Tennant tried h best to talk and
act Vtke a case-hardened crinvnal.
"Doumay and I will turn the rest
of the trick Tou'll get your share
of the sira; afterward.'
"We p'av fair'" chimed In the sub-
agent but when the others had
walked away lauirhine. satisfied he
turned to the American with a com-
plete change of manner"
"Monsieur" he asked plainly
amazed "what d'd you mean by their
share of the swac"
"Speaking psvchoTortcaily and not
at all personaTlv. I'd call von a
rtamed little slowpoke!" lauehed
Tennant "Why. man sl've can't von
see beyond the end of your snub ne"
I don't w:nt Ijtntairne to recognize
my fine ItaMan hand in this Mttle
Thninal Intermezzo. The man down
here In the re'lar wa rtoMe sent
bv Lantiiime and I want the ch'.e' of
the po' it ical no ice ro believe that
his representative wr attocked and
roTrbeH bv local talent So we are ?o-
ftDsai W9. immanl Vtsim Sovtn. tie. Tsi4lirtit s. s. ruest OSes.
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I 5rS rrt t
MKXT f bein' fmiiisrty rich an' a
1 1 Democrat th' funniest combmation
is bent' amiaMf an immensely rich
"Has is otrtainly a fickle ole coun-
try" sifjaed private HBt Bod who's
kerne en a forlongh. "While th' wai
wsx rafm evernddy need f smite as'
speak f me but now I sever it a
CopTrtcbi. Katlonml KOTSpaper Srvfc.
teg to frisk him. annex his watch a- 1
racney and whatever other valua1 '-
h asay have about his person ar.
torn the lot over to Jean Ballu an !
your other rollese mates.
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