The Cass County Sun (Linden, Tex.), Vol. 53, No. 33, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 14, 1928 Page: 3 of 8
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THE CASS COUNTY SUN
THE RETURN of
Copyright by Ha rue *• Ilnphlnn
By WYNDHAM MARTYN
"It's worth n iiiiKiiilllliiii dollars
today." Trent went mi. 'There nre
many bigger stories worth hult tliut.
tint none has I lie blue-white tin the of
this. It Is too ftniioiis it (lliinionit to
try to seli. You know that as well as
I." Ills voire sank. "There's an old
dlainond-cutter who has done work
for nie at %wa,neuburger street In
Amsterdam lie would out it in halt
for a price and forget all about It. If
lie did that no expert dare swear that
lie knew the stone. We ought m real
ize at least a hundred thousand apiece
for each half. Think what that would
mean to us. I could loaf aliout the
world comfortably and you could go
somewhere am) tlnd peace and free-
dom from tiie strain you are endur-
ing now. Whfit about it?"
She rose to iier feet, her face color-
"Yon have been so good to me," she
said quietly, "that I have come Co
think of you as the best man I have
eve known, the most gentle and chiv-
alrous. Perhaps neiause 1 so much
wished to believe It, 1 thought you
had in reality put your old life behind
you as sincerely a- I have done.
And, too, I thought you believed In
"1 do," he said
She shook her head.
"No. If you ha J you could never
have offered tne that." She pointed
to the scintliiani temptation. "You
have shown me I did not know you
und that you thougnt me a hypocrite."
She realized that this was the most
hitter moment of her life. Not until
now had the consciousness of her love
for Anthony Trent forced itself so
strongly upon her. She had admired
him at tirst for his skill and audac-
ity, for the insolent coolness with
which he had worked alone and
laughed at authority. Then she had
come to see the liner side of his com-
plex character, the generosity which
distinguished him and the absence of
pettiness. These characteristics she
buw now she had idealized until she
had reared upon their structure an
Anthony Trent who did not exist. The
leopard had not changed its spots.
"You mean you won't use any of
the money I can realize for you on
this stone? Think veil before you an
"My mind was made up long ago. 1
Deed no time for consideration."
"Well," lie said, after a pause, "if
■o, what will you do?"
"That 1 cannot say yet, definitely.
Mrs. Kinney thinks she can get me
work. I have som«; skill in line sew-
ing and the mending of old lace; It1
was taught me at my convent"
"How long will your eyes stand
that strain?" he demanded. "The Idea
is ludicrous.* You propose to pass the
rest of your life as a working woman
because of this silly prejudice. I can
get you something better than sew-
"Already 1 am too much In your
debt to accept more."
(lone was the pleasant Intimacy of
u few minutes earlier. Ue could see
almost a horror In her face. She re-
garded him as one who had seer the
light for a little while and then, at
adversity's first breath, gone back to
the old and easier ways.
"Don't look at me like that," he
said, "try to forget what 1 suid."
She shook her head. "That would
She could not understand how In
u moment such as this he could re-
gard her with a whimsical smile. Had
tie no intuition to warn hltn that his
defection had wounded her irremedia-
bly« That he should think her re-
pentance ouly a matter of words
showed her how ill she had judged
"If you have made up your mind,"
he said, "I suppose there Is no more
to be said."
•'Nothing," she answered. "1 can-
not repay you for all you have done
for me. I am afraid 1 shall never be
able to dofthat. I am leaving here to-
day. Gootl-by, Mr. Trent."
"Not tonight," he said earnestly,
"please do me one favor. I am leav-
ing town tonight and shan't be back
till Friday. Walt tiij then."
"I prefer to go tonight."
"If you won't do It as a favor 1
must put it in another way. I'm
afraid It will sound rather brutal.
Mademoiselle Dupln, you are under
certain obligations to me. Apparent-
ly they weigh rather heavily on your
mind. You can repay me by remain-
ing here until I return. At the out-
side It will be forty-eight hours. It
lu not much tv usk, ta it?"
"Very well," she answered, reluc-
tantly, "I will wait forty-eight hours."
She did not understand how he could
still smile at her. What a nature of
contradictions was his!
"Onb question before i go. You
mm told me several times that the
federal authorities were still seeking
you. Why particularly should they
want you?" lie held up the Nizam's
diamond. "'Because ot • this?"
"Yes," she answered. "Particularly
because of that."
"Hut why?" he asked.
1 "Because your government was
greatly embarrass?.) by its loss. You
do not know that before the United
States went into the war a certain
Illustrious royal personage who is,
oddly enough, very popular here, made
a secret visit in a battleship In order
to hasten ihis country's entrance Into
the «ar. lie was here as a secret
"I Shall Work to Forflet."
guest of the government. Absolute
secrecy was preserved. Only once did
ha leave his fast cruiser and come by
night to meet official Washington.
Yet that night the Nizam's diamoud
which he carried ah his bringer of
fortune, his talisman, his good luck
stone, was stolen. His own govern
ment thought It unwise to allow it to
he known lie wns t«ere and your own
dare not advertise the loss. Now do
you understand what a satisfaction
It would he to catch tiie woman who
Evidently the memory of the affair
"You will excuse me," she said, and
Ignored his outstretched hand. Her
refusal to take It was not crudely
done. Except that he divined her
purpose he might have seen in the
incident merely an oversight.
"Why don't you give me your
hand?" he asked. "If any two people
lu this troubled world ought to be
friends they are you i.nd I."
"In the life I have chosen there will
not be rootn for friendships like that
I shall work to forget."
"And I'm to be one of the forgot-
ten. Somehow you give me the Im-
pression that I've disappointed you."
"Disappointed I" she cried, her
hands pressed against her heart "if
that were only the word."
Quickly she went from the room.
Trent looked after her und he war
"She wouldn't shake hands," he
murmured as he walked down the
Mrs. Kinney came to the side of the
woman whose sobbing distressed her
Immeasurably. She had grown to ex-
perience sincere affection for this mys-
terious and lovely visitor.
"What is it my poor dear?" she
"I did not know one's heart could
break twice," Mademoiselle Dupln cried
For a long while the shrewd house-
keeper had watched her visitor's in-
creasing Interest in Anthony Trent
Ot her employer's attitude Mrs. Kin-
ney was In no doubt whatever. She
supposed there had been some dread-
ful quarrel which peemed tragic now
but which would pass over as other
"It will be all right," she said, com-
"Never, never in this life I" sobbed
Trent's destination was Washington
und his mission io m a cabinet offi-
cer of wide influence who had for
merly been ambassador to the Court
of St. James. Anthony Trent had met
him in London under circumstances
so far out of the ordinary that he did
not think he would have difficulty in
recalling himself to Mr. Hill.
Cabinet officers are not eusy of ac-
cess. From his room at the New Wil-
lard Trent sought to speak to him
over the telephone. Tide proved to
be impossible. The cabinet officer was
protected from telephonic assaults by
a private secretary whose manners
were too brusque to suit Anthony
The secretary after learning that
Trent would not tell hiry why he de-
sired to see Mr. Hill said it was Idle
to continue the conversation.
Half an hour later Trent came face
to face with the secretary. He found
him a big, overbearing youth who was
holding his position during the recov-
ery from an automobile accident ot
the real incumbent of the situation.
"I can't ask Mr. Hill to see you un-
less I know what it's about," he said
"It Is1 private business," Trent re-
turned. "| cannot discuss It witli you."
"Then you won't discuss it with the
chief," said the other.
"I came from New York to see Mr.
Hill and I'm going to see him. Also,
I am not going to satisfy your curi-
"He's dated ahead for three days."
Trent looked about him. He was In
an ante-rooiu with a big davenport
and some comfortable chairs.
"1 shall pass the rime agreeably
enough," he said. "1 have slept on
the hard ground, and that davenport
"You can't sleep here," the secre
tary cried. "1 shan't allow It."
"I'm afraid you take yourself too
seriously," said Trent lighting a cig
The secretary kjiew that in letfs than
an hour Mr. Hill would pasv through
the ante-room. In that case the vie
tory would go to Trent.
"We'll see you tomorrow afternoon.'
lie said. "At four."
" 'We?' " Trent retorted. "I'm afraid
I must deny myself the pleasure of
your presence at the Interview. I'll
remain here until four tomorrow." He
had a shrewd idea that Mr. Hill must
pass nlong sooner or later.
"Give uie your card," said the secre-
In two minutes he returned.
"Three-thirty tomorrow," he said
crossly. "The chief will give yon just
"Try again," said Trent pleasantly.
"What do you mean?" the other
"1 vaulted over this two-foot bar-
rier and looked through the crack of
the door. I saw you sit down, light a
cigarette, read u letter through twice
and then come back. You didn't even
go into Mr Hill's room. Listen. I'm
here to see Mr. Hill now. Go back
there at once."
"I will not," said the other flushing
Ue saw the danger signal In the in
truder's eyes. The secretary was over-
bearing but he was not courageous.
For a moment he thought *Trent was
about to leap the barrier.
"I'll give you twenty seconds," said
Trent "After that I shall surprise
"There's a man outside," said the
secretary, speaking to the cabinet offi-
cer, fifteen seconds later, "who says
you've got to see him. I don't like the
looks of him at all. If 1 were you.
sir, I'd have him thrown out."
"Only the President can sny I've
'got* to see him," suid Hill frowning.
"I'm much too busy today anyway.
What was the name?"
"I didn't get It," the secretary lied.
"Can't you read?" snapped Mr, Hill.
He took the card from the other's
fingers. "Anthony Trent 1 Is he wait-
"Yes, he wouldn't take a hint." The
secretary was sullen.
(TO BB CONTINUED.)
Knew What Ailed Him
"Mamma, I've got a stomach ache,"
said Peggy, aged five.
"That's because you haven't had
any lunch yet," answered Peggy's
mother. "Your stomach Is empty.
You would feel better If you had
something In It."
Thai ufternoon the minister called,
and in the course of conversation re-
marked that he had been suffering all
day with a severe headache.
"That's because It's empty," said
Peggy brightly. "You'd feel better If
you had something In It."—Children,
the Magazine for Parents.
(Prepared by the United States Department
of Agriculture.) ' ;;;*
-The fall months are a highly de-
sirable time for cleaning up lice on
farm animals. This timely reminder
is made by specialists of the bureau of
animal Industry, United States Depart-
ment of Agriculture. They point out
that lice on horses, cattle, and other
farm animals are generally most trou-
blesome in winter, but at that time ef-
fective treatment is very difficult
Hence it is important to free live
stock of lice before cold weather sets
In northern areas of the United
States the winter months are general-
ly too cold for safe dipping or spray-
ing, which are the two most effective
methods of freeing animals of lice.
Dusting powders are of some value,
during cold weather, In holding para-
sites in check, but such powders are
not considered dependable remedies.
Consequently, it is advisable to utilize
a period of mild weather during the
fall to delouse farm animals.
The effect of both the biting and the
sucking varieties of lice is to annoy
live stock, thus Interfering with their
feeding, rest, and comfort. Ducking
lice also cause some loss of blood.
For cattle and horses government spe-
cialists recommend arsenical dips,
coal-tar cresote dips, or nicotine solu-
tions. For dipping hogs, crude petro-
leum and coal-tar creosote dips are ef-
It is Important to treat all the an-
imals in a herd even though some ani-
mals appear to be free of lice. If only
a part of the herd is treated the para-
sites may spread by contact from one
animal to another. Even a few lice
on an unsuspected animal may reln-
fest the entire herd. Accordingly,
thoroughness is essential. Full direc-
tions for preparing und using dips are
contained in bulletins on the subject.
The following may be obtained on ap-
plication to the Department of Agri-
culture, Washington, D. C.: Farmers'
Bulletins 00!>-F, "Cattle Lice and How
to Eradicate ThemlOSo-F, "Hog
Lien and Hog Mange," and 1493-F,
"Lice. Mange, and Ticks of Horses
and Methods of Control and Eradica-
Blue Grass Superior
Crop for Pasturing
Blnegrass Is a good, early spring
And late fall pasture, but poor in sum-
mer. At its best It will not carry as
many pigs to the acre as alfalfa,
clover or rape, and they need more
protein feed with it. Winter rye also
makes a good fall and early spring
pasture. Usually lings can pasture It
until rape is ready. If they are taken
off in time a grain crop can be had
tli'1 same season.
Sweet clover is becoming more pop-
ular for late fall and early spring pas-
turing. It Is not as good as alfalfa
and red clover and the hogs may not
take to it at first. Like alfalfa, except
more pronounced, the soil for sweet
clover must be sweet. If It is not pas-
tured heavily enough to keep It down
sweet clover will get woody and tough
Soy beans do not last long as a pas
ture crop because they do uot grow
Blisters Harmless to
Hogs, Says Specialist
Those butchering swine often notice
gas bubbles on the small intestines.
These always are found near the thin
membrane which attaches the intes-
tinal tube to the upper part of the
abdomen. The blisters vary from the
size of a small pea to that of a hazel-
nut Pathologists call this condition
"intestinal emphysema." The most
tenable theory is that the blisters are
produced by gas-forming bacteria
which thrive in tiie intestinal wali,
writes Dr. L. Van Es in the Kansas
Farmer. The condition Is harmless to
the animals and in no way renders the
meat or other products of such ani-
Clean Child's Bowels with
, "California Fig Syrup"
Hurry, Mother! Even constipated,
bilious, feverish, or sick, colic Babies
and Children love to take genuine
"California Fig Syrup." No other lax-
ative regulates tiie tender little bowels
so nicely. It sweetens the stomach and
starts the liver and bowels without
griping. Contains no narcotics or sooth-
ing drugs. Say "California" to your
druggist and avoid counterfeits. In-
sist upon genuine "California Fig
Syrup" which contains directions.
Get this handy tube
Instant, toothing relief and Hrnar-
nnteedto care Itching, Blind or Pro*
trading: Piles. The druggist will refund
the money if it fail*. In tubes with pile
pip®# 75c; or in tin boxes, 60c. Ask tor
Hanford's Balsam of Myrrh
Money back for first bottle If not suited. All dealers.
. . . QUICKLY
Carter's Little Liver Pills
Purely Vegetable Laxative
assist nature In its digestive
duties. Many times one of
these little pills taken after meals or at bedtime
will do wonders, especially when you have
overeaten or are troubled with constipation*
Remember they are a doctor's prescription
and can be taken by the entire family.
All Druggists 25c and 75c Red Packages. '
A "superhighway," extending to
42 miles from Glasgow to Edinburgh,
Scotland, Is being projected. The
road will have two traffic lanes, each
•'i0 feet wide. It Is estimated the road
will cost a mile.
Read How This Medicine
Helped This Woman
Brainerd, Minn.—"I read about
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com-
pound in a news-
paper and I have
got great results
from its tonic
action at the
Change of Life.
Before I took it
I was nervous
and at times I
was too weak to
do my house-
work. I was this
way about a year.
But now I do all
my housework and do chores outside
also. I must say that Lydia E. Pink-
ham's Vegetable Compound has done
wonders for mo and no woman should
be without it. I sure can speak &
good word for it."—Mas. .Tim Smith,
B. R. 7, Brainerd, Minnesota.
Daily Ration of Corn
and Skim Milk for Hogs
The dully ration for hogs wilt vnry
greatly, depending on both age nnd
weight Just after weaning, pigs
should receive not to exceed four to |
$ix pounds of skim milk to each
pound of corn. Pigs weighing from
GO to 100 pounds should get two and
one-half to three pounds of skim milk
to one pound of corn. Pigs weighing
100 to 150 pounds should get two to
two and one-half pounds of skim milk
to one pound of corn. Pigs weighing
over 1100 pounds should get but one
to one and one-half pounds of skim
milk to one pound of corn. Old sows
■hould probably receive even a smaller
proportion *f skim milk to corn.
in' ■ m
MAN OR WOMAN IN EACH COUNTY to
Distribute s Campaign Advertising. Noth-
ing to Hell. Big remuneration. ADDKH38
BOX 1249, BIRMINGHAM. AT.A.
Six pounds shelled and cleaned by Pared
Post prepaid one dollar,
1.. A. IHIHl.nCRT, Dept. O. Perry, low*.
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Banger, J. E. A. & Erwin, W. L. The Cass County Sun (Linden, Tex.), Vol. 53, No. 33, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 14, 1928, newspaper, August 14, 1928; Linden, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth341480/m1/3/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Atlanta Public Library.