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UHE'8 YOUl Hignett. world- Writer on theosophy, au- "The Spreading Light." arrives in New York on tour. Eustace. her With her. VTIndles. ances- of the Hignetts, Is his. life is largely devoted to him unmarried. Enter Sam. son of Sir Mal- the eminent Lea- It is arranged that Eustaee shall sail to- on the Atlantic the next Enter Bream Mortimer, son of a friend of an American named who has been pesterln to lease V;indleff. Informs her that Wll- Bennett Is waiting for at the Little Church Corner. Bream him- love with Wilhelmlna- marches off to Eus- The scene shifts ',Atlantic at her pier. Sam t for the gangplank, meets red-headed girl. with hs instantly falls in love. her dog bites him. Eus- heart-broken It that his mother had his trousers" and de- the ceremony, whereupon rnlna had declared the wed- Off. Sam is pushed over- ha8 dealsrate struggle with another swim- rejoins the Atlantic at The red-headed girl Bennett--'Blllle." Sam as a hero and in- Bream. Eustace, a poor keeps to his berth. He know BillIe Is on board. warm love. He prO* and is accepted. IV---Continued. --z-- a pattern on the deck of myself. You see, once it was not so very long I had met my ideal, heartily. worrying about that ab- of poor old Eustace violently. !- He told me himself." knowhim? Where did you him all my life. He's Aa a matter of fact, we a stateroom on board la on board! Oh, this is shall I do when I meet It off with a light laugh quip. Just say : 'Oh, here something. You know the be terrible." of it. Why should you He must have real- that you acted in the way. It was absurd his you to marry him. I Just look at it dispasslon- Eustace . . poor and youi The the Swineherd !" Hlgnett keep pigs?" she tiat poor old Eustaco is you, darling, thaL with intentionS, one can on his asking you to marry of a record exhibition A dear, good fellow, of hopeless where the sterner I llfe are concerned. A man atop a dog-fight! In 'whlch is practically one of fighting dogs, lJow yourself 'to such a is fender of Eustace I am, but "1}" " well any!" you meam He re:.lly Ideal." mile." her chin in her hand. he was quite a dear in ehap," aald Sam tel- ever heard him slag?! first attracted me to hlmi voice. He Peally welL" definite spdam of Jest- Sam. He had no oh- poor old Eustace limits, but the converse- to him to be confining to one subject. salcL "Oh, yes, rye heard lately. He does draw- and all that sort of suppose ?" ever heard him sing 'My ,,lowing tulip that In an grows' ?" had that advantage," "But anyone can ballad. Now something that will laugh, something that putting across . . . kt thing altogether.- that sort of thing?" been good enough to Bllile decidedly, "you do something at the The idea of your light under a tell Bream to caunt an excellent aecom- accompany you-" . .WII, k don't know," He could not that the last time had been at a years before, MEN AND00 *A PtAID - ":. P.G.Wodehouse : e o m. * ;_,/ _. t' . i,-.,.py--}l ." "'Of coarse you must sing," said Billle. "I'll tell Bream, when I g= down to lunch. What will you sing?" "Well---er" "Well, I'm sure it will be Wonderful whatever it is. You are so wonderful in every way. You remind me of one of the heroes of old '." Sam's discomposure vanlshed. In the first plaoe, this was much more the sort of conversatloff which he felt the situation indicated. In the second place he had remembered that thvre was no need for him to sing at "all. He could do that imitation of Frank Tin- ney which had bten such a hit at tile Trinity smoker. He was on safe there. He knew he was good. t ground He clasped the girl te him and kissed her sixteer times. Suddenly, as he released her, the cloud came back into her face. "My angel," he asked solicitously, what's the matter?" "I was thinking of father," she said. The glowing splendor of the morn- InS took on a touch of chill for Sam. "Father !" he said thoughtfully. "Yes, I see what you mean! He will think that we have be*ca a little pre- cipitate, eh? He will require a little time in order to learn to love me, you think?" "He is sure to be pretty angry at first," agreed Billie. "You see I know he has always hoped that I would marry Bream." "Bream ! Bream Mortimer I ,Vhat a silly thing to hope!" "Well, you see, I told you that },h-. Mortimer was father's best friend. They are both over in England now, and are trying to get a house in the country for the summer which we can all share. I rather think the idea is to bring me and Bream closer to- i gether." "How the deuce could that fellow be brought any closer to you? He's like a burr as It is." "'Well that was the idea, I'm sure. Of course I could ne'er look at Bream nOW." "I hate looking at him myself," said Sam feelingly. A group of afllicted persons, bent upon playing with long sticks and bits of wood, now invaded the upper deck. Their weak-minded cries filled the air. Sam and the glrl rose. "Touching on your father once more," he said as they made their way below, "is he a very formidable sort of man?" "He can be a der. But he's rather quick-tempered. You must be very ingratiating." "I will practice It In front of the glass every morning for the rest of the voyage," said Sam. He went down to the stateroom in a mixed mood of elation aml apprehen- sion. He was engaged to the most wonderful girl in the world, but over the horizon loomed the menacing figure of Father. He Wished tie could induce Blllle to allow him to waive the for- reality of thawing Father. Eustace Hignett had apvarently been able to do so. But that experience had pre- sumably engendered a certain caution In her. The Hlgnett fiasco had spoi:efl her for runaway marrtage Well, if it had to be done, it must be done, and that was all there was to It. CHAPTER V GoSd G---d!" cried Eustace Hlg- nett, He stared at the figure which loomed above h'lm in the fading Hght which came through the porthole of the stateroom. The hour was seven- thirty and he had Just woken from a troubled doze, full of strange night- mares, and for the moment he thought that he must still be dreaming, for the figure "before him could have walked straight into any nightmare and no questions asked. Then suddenly he i became aware that It was his cousin, Samuel Marlowe As in the historic case of father in the pigsty, he could tell him by his hat. But why was he looking like that? Was it simply some trick of the ancertaln light, or was his face really black and had his mouth suddenly grouqa to six times Its normal size and become a vivid crimson.* Sam turned. e had been looking at himself In the mirror with a satin- faction which, to the casual observer, his appearance would not have seemed to Justify. Hignett had not been suf- fering from a delusion. His cousi0's face was black; and, (yen as he turned, he gave It a dab with a piece of bnrht cork and made it blacker. "Hullo! You awake?" he said and switched on the light. Eustace Hlgnett shied like a startled horse. HIs friend's profile, seen dimly, had been disconcerting enougiL Full THE WOODVILLE REPUBLICAN, WOODVILLE, MI88188PI Speoking as a frier.d, would you put I a touch more black rotmd the eara, l or are they "all right?" Curiosity replaced apprehension in Himett's mind. "What on earth are pou doing lr- forming at the slfip's concert?" "Oh, the)' roped me in. It got about somehow that I was a valuable man and they wouldn't take no." Sam deepened the color of his ears. "As a matter of fact," he said casually, "my fiancee made rather a point of my doing something." A sharp yell from the lower berth proclahned the fact that the signifi- cance of tl)e remark had not been lost ou Eustace. "Your fiancee?" "'The girl I'm enaged to. Didn't I tell you about that? Yes, I'm en- gaged." Eustace sighed heavily. "I feared t3Je worst. Tell me, who is she?" "Didn't I tell you her name, ?,' "No." "Curious! I must have forgotten." He hummed an airy strain as he black- ened the tip of his nose. "It's rather a curious coincidence, really. Her name is Bennett." "She may be a relation." "That's tm]e. Of course, girls do have relations." "What is her first name?" "That is anotimr rather remarkable thing. It's Wilhelmina." "Wllhelmlna '." "Of course, there must be hundreds of girls In the world called Wllhelmina Bennett, but still it Is a colrwldence." "What color is her hair?" demanded Eustace Ilimtt in a hollow voice. "Her hair'. What color Is it?" "Her hair? Now, let me see. You ask me what color Is her hair. Well. you might call it auburn . . . or russet or you might call It Titian. . . ;' "Never mlnd what you might call it. Is it red?" "Red? Why, yes. That is a very goqd description of it. Now that yeu put it to me like that. It is red." "Has she a trick of grabbing at you suddenly when she gets excited, like a kitten with a ball of wool?" "Yes. Yes. she has." Eustace Hlgnett uttered a sharp cry. "Sam," he said, "can you bear a shock?" "I'll have a dash at IL" "Brace up .'" "The girl you are engaged to is the same girl who promised to marry me." "Well, well!" said Sam. There was a silence. . "Awfully sorry, of course, and all that," said Sam. "Don't apologize to me !" said Eus- tace. "My poor old chap. my only feeling toward you Is one of the purest "*it was." "I wisil I'd knou-a ! Yon silly chump. you rulnl nly collar." "Ah, well, It's seven ycars ago. You would have had to send It to the wash anyhow by this time. But don't let us brood on the pasL Let us put our heads together and think how we can get you out of this terrible situation." "1 don't want to get out of It. I confidently expect to De the hit of the evenlug." "The hit of the evening! You! Singing !" "I'm not going to sing. I'm going to do that Imitation of Frank Tinney which I did at the Trinity smoker. You haven't forgotten that? You were at the piano taking the part of the conductor of the orchestra. What riot I was---we were' I say, Eustace, old man, I su'ppose you don't feet ell enough to come up now and take your old part? You could do It without a rehearsal. You remember how it went. 'Hullo, Ernest !' 'Hullo, Frank !' Why riot come along?" "The only piano I will ever sit at will be one firmly fixed on a floor that does not heave and wbble under me." "Nonsense! The boat's as steady as a rock now. The sea's like a mill- pond." "Nevertheless, thanking you for the suggestion, no !'" "Oh, well, then I shall flare to get on as best I can with that felh)w Mor- timer. We've been rehearsing all the afternoon and he seems to have the hang of the thing. But he wtm't be really right, lie has no pep, no vhn. Still, If you won't well, ! think I'll be getting along to" his state- room. I told him l would h,ok in for a last rehearsal." The door closed behind Sam, and Eustace llignett, lying on his back. gave himself up to melancholy medita- tion. He was deeply disturbed by his cousin's sad story. He knew wimt it meant being engaged to Wllhelmina B,.nnett. It was like truing taken aloft in a balloon and drop'peal with a thud on the rocks Ills reflections were broken by the abrupt opening of the door. Marlowe rushed in. Eustace peered anxiously out of his berth. There was too much cork on his cousin's face to allow of any real registering of emotion, but he could tell from his manner that all  was not well. "What's the matter?" Sam san on the lounge. "The bounder has qult !" "The bounder? What bounder?" "Ttmre Is only onei Bream Morti- mer. curse him! There may be others whom thoughtless critics rank as bounders, but he is the only man really deserving of the title. He refuses to appear! He has walked out on the act! He has left me flat! I went into his stateroom Just now, as arranged, and the man was lying on his bunk, groaning." "I thought you said the sea was like a mlll-Imnd." "It wasn't that ! He's perfectly fit. But it scorns that the silly ass took It into his head to propo.,e to Billle Just m m m m m m m im m i amil m m mmm m m m atom ml umm am m m m m m ...... Mustapha Kemal, Dictator of Turkey There are at least four dictators In Europe. Men may disagree as to their comparative power. All men agree that not the least individual and able is Ghazi Mustapha Kernel Pasha of Turkey. Lenin of Russia has Im- posed an autocracy through force and bloodsied. Mussolini of Italy created a personal and political dictatorship, meanwhile dramatizing himself. Kern- al has led a beaten nlitlon to victory, dictated terms to a one-time conquer- or and set up a new and unique sys- tem of administrathm. And unlike Lenin and Mussolini Kernel Pasha is still invested with mystery---xcept to the British in the Dardanelles expedi- tion and to the Greeks whom he drove into the sea. He is president of the Turkish republic. Kernel is nearly six feet tall, with a fine military bearing. His eyes are remarkahle---steely blue, cohl, pene- trating, implacable. He is that rarity aznong Turks--a blood with yellow hair. He has what Americans call "a poker face"; he seldom smiles. He dresses smartly. He knows hoth French and Gernlan. He is an ardent admirer of both Lincoln and Washington. Mrs. Han4man on Woman and Politics Mrs. J. I',oralen tlarrlman, an American woman of wealth and po- sttlon,.has written a book "From Pina- fores to Politics," telling why, after twenty years of activity among poli- ticians, she believes women should enter politics thoroughly and convinc- Ingly and independently. "The woman vote," she believes is something to reckon with and will have to be considered as separate from "the man vote" for some time. But she objects to a separate woman's party. "Women are still separate, not only biologically, which doesn't count for so much in politics, but economi- cally," says Mrs. Harrlman. "They are the vast body of houseworkers, ometimes sweated and sometimes pet- ted. The American wife is supposed to be a member of the great leisure class and I suppose it is true thai more American wives have moge time to waste or to pursue culture than any other people." Mrs. Harrlman says, in opposing a separate women's party: "I dislike very much the sex-conscious bloc that Alice Paul and her party have organized. do not think they can ever be powerful enough on their own to accomplish anything, and I do think they stir up so much antagonism In the men that R 1$ d.'fficult for the rest of us to peacefully negotiate the things we want." mammmm Grant Appointed Director of the Mint Robert J. Grant, super!ntendent of the Denver mint, has been appoint- ed by President Coolidge to be director of tll mint. tie will succeed F. E. ii W. 3. Temple, 292 W. Central Ave. Delaware, Ohio, for five long years could not eat a meal without distress. His trouble was catarrh of the stomach and bowels brought on by exposure. Mr. Temple says: --"A druggist recommended Peo ru-na. I took five bottles and am a well man. While formerly I could not do a day's work. I now never become fatigued. Pe-ru-na is the best medicine and tonic in the world. It is especially fine lot" catarrh and colds." The value of any medicine is determined by results. Pe-ru-na has een accumulatlag results for over fifty years. Sold Everywhere Tablets or Liquid Insist upon vLug the gmuJh t.medy for catarrhal eondltion. MR00WIN: SYI00UI= ]ri, kd,mo. *  Chlldta's lalcst At all dsi Noa.Nttie Noa.Almholl C.m@aamm: lam trouble. ha v ANCA.O-AMF.RICAN DRU CO. 21-117 Fultm Strut. New Yeek "Are my lips red enough? It's for to him the ship's concert, you know. It [dmlt Starts in half an hour, though I be- him. lleve I'm not on till the secmad before d[nner--apl*arently Ie's loved i her for )'ears in a sliest, self-effacing way--and of course she told him that she was engaged to me, and the thing upset him to such an extent that he says the Idea of sitting down at a piano and helping me give an imlta- t!on of Frank Tlnney revolts him. He says he Intends to spend the evening In bed. reading 8chtpenhauer. I hope it chokes him." "But this is splendid ! This lets you OUt." "What do you mean? Lets me out'?" "Why. now you won't be able to appear. Oh, you will be thankful for this In years to come." "Won't I appear! Won't I dashed well appear'. Do you think I'm going to disappoint that dear girl @heft t she is relying on me? I would rather, die?" "But you can't appear without a Eutice Hlgnett Began to Fear That )lantsL" a His ousin's Reason Mut HaVe Be- "rye got a pianist." come Unseated. "You have?" lend profoundest pity." He eahed "Yes. A little undersized shrimp of out and pressed Sam's hand. "I regard fellow with a green face and ear you as a toad beneath the harrowl" like water-wlng" "Well, I suppose that's one way o$ "I don't think I know him." * offering congratulations and cheery "Yes, you do. He's you !" good wishes." "Me !" "And on top of thaL" went on Eus- "Yes. you. You are going to ale, at tac, deeply moved, "you have got to the piano tonight." sing at the ship's concert." "I'm sorry to disappoint you, but" "Wily shouhln't I sing at the hi )' it's Impossible. I gave you my views concert?" on the subject Just now." = "My dear old man, you have many "You've altered them." worthy qualities, but you mUst know "I haven't." that you can't sing. You can't sing "Well. you soon will, and I'll tell you for nuts! I don't want to discourage why. If you don't get up out of that you, but, long ago as It is, you can't dd berth you've been roosting In have forgotten what an ass you made all your life, I'm golng to ring for of yourself at that supper at.school. J." B. Mldgeley and I'm going to tell Seing you up against it like this, I him to bring me a bit of dinner in here regret that I threw a lump of butter and I'm going to eat It before your at you on that occasion, though at tht eyes." pursue."tlme it seemed the only collrse t0t=============== ==- j  ..... [] 'Darling, Jt was like you to Sam started. [I ask me to meet you here." Was it you who threw that bi(of] . . tl===' '=====-== =-'-'======-eJ butter?" (TO BE CONTINUED.) :OPYINC THE BANE OF ART Critic Believe= That Americans N town is the only town anywhere orig- lect Real Artistic Beauty inally built on a plan, the only '-own for Eurolan. nmde wlth a design, the only town 1 Copying is still carried so far that With a feeling for form Instlw.l In lt ornament is copled all the time instead very bones. of being created, says Allen Tucker, We rave about Italian vltlages and in the North American Review. and I never see the quality of ,,,ir native face, he was a revolting object. Noth- am told that In ofllces the draftsman towns. I don't believe In the American lng that Eustace Hlgnett had encoun- must show his original for everythltfl eagle screaming, bul therv Is n- tee- tered in his recent dreams---and they he does. Out of such a system artists son why he sh,uld "l,q,! his time flit- ting on foreign eggs In f,e attempt *o i  do not come. had incuded uch unusual fauna as i "l Euro - . hatch out whal are always f,,retgn elephants in top hats and running It is general y . pe that IS copen. shorts---had affected him o profound- 1 know we came ,r.om Europe. are g n- birds, while so often lhe eggs have ly. Sam's appearance smote him like ] ropeans, but wlsh:;:n - ou.rselve ny proved 4,o be nottlng but china sume- a blow. It seemed to take him stralght [ now, an accomp m t ot 0ur own. what devoid of life. a different and dreadful world land until recently, when there Is a inLWhat what what [ rather senseless copying bf the exter- Made Map8 In Ancient Day . . ?" he gurgted. " " " I hal or colonial stuiL we never cast our MaI,-making goes back to the earll- Sam squinted at himself in the glass eyes on our ovtm things. The buildings eat known tittle. It was a hran,,h of and added a touch of black to his of value we had we have been care,ess the early picture-wrlthlg praclh.ed hy [nose. of. Thlnk of dumping that peat office rant'ages- In Tahiti, for hlsiace. Ihe "How do I look?" where tt ruins the appearance of .u hath'el were able to make. fairly g,,od Eustace Hlgnett began to fear tlmt lovely city hall! llnk of the savage maps for the galdance of explorers. hls cousin's reason must httve become and nseless destruction of St. John's Maps wltll raised lilies Were in USe in unseated He could not conceive of cnapel of Trinity parish, with Its un- Peru before the conquest. The o|dest. known map Is thal of the EthloM1a n any tally sane man, looking like thatJrivaied spire! being anxious to be told how he We copy the old things. We do not gold mines, dating froul the tilne ,ff looked, seek to develop the srtlstic splrif that Sethos L the father of Relapses ll+ Scobey, who resigned recently. Mr. Grant's name had not been prominent- IF YOU SUFFER WITH CORNS ly mentioned among the more than buaton, frost-bitten sore and ttre,l feet, sb half a dozen candidates for the place. He was recommended ,by Secretary Mellon and also had the indorsement of Secretary Work. Mr. Grttnt was born in Plctou county, Nova Scotia, Canada, Nov. 12, 1862. He was educated in the Canadi- an public schools, coming to the Unit- ed States when a young man. In the '80s he was a mining engineer In Col- oredo in the Aspen, Leadvllle and Crip- ple Creek districts and later in Mex- ico. In 1904 and 1905 he was a bull- nees associate of Herbert Hoover, sect. retary of commerce, and represented Hoover in AustraLia as manager of the Cosmopolitan mine there, at the time one of the richest propertles in the world. During the war, when Herbert Hoover was national food admlnlstrat0r, Mr. Grant served as executive manager off the Colorado food board under Thomas B. Stearns, food director for Colorado ! It is understood that the in- fluence of Secretary Hoover had much to do with Mr. Grant's present appoint- ment. Davimn Flies to Pole With Amundsen m Liefftenant Ralph E. Davison of the Naval Air rvlce will participate next summer In Capt. Roald Amund- seu's attempt to reach the North pole by a flight aero the Actic ice pack, according to an announcement b See- retary Denby. Lieutenant Davisen will command one of the three turn- )lanes which will make the trip under the leadership of the Norwegian ex. plorer. Lieutenant Davison was selected from more than 30 American naval tviators who volunteered for the ex- pedition, which Is to be transported north to Spltzbergo on shipboard next May, where a balm of operations will be established. A non-stop flight over the Arctic regions is not contemplated. The distance from Spitzbergetr to Alaska is about 2)00 miles and the  flight will be broken into relays. At the Pole a depot of supplies will be es- tablished. The Shenandoah, the navy's biggest dirigtole, may be assigned as relief Ship for the Arctic expedition. R00ht of Bavaria, a Storm Center ammmmmm One of the storm critters of Ger- mahy. is former Crown Prince Ru prechL who has been at intervals as- claimed "King of Bavaria." He is a Wtttelbach, a much older house than the Hohenzollerns, and a Roman Cath- olic. At this writing he appears to be sandlng apart from te political agi- tation now shaking Munich, He ap- parently is waiting an" opportunity to recover the kingdom his fatally ruled for ten centuries, but It Is declared that he does not regard the prespt. as the moment to act. In his seclud- ed villn he recently received in audi- ence some of the old Bavalan noble hOuSes. He Is reported as saying to them in substance: "When the ,Bavarian people want me to be their king I shall be ready, but the zero hour has not struck. The your local druggist for The sated foot wash, whfch for your foot ailments : full treatment. 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H81P8 Medie00e local and Internal  his fld In the  d forty yearn Sold by all druggtm F. J. CHENKY & CO., Toledo, Whep an helress marries a tltle  probably thinks she may be live happUy ever after she is "DANDELION. BUTTER A harmless vegetable butter t u d by millions for 50 years, stores and general stores sell bottles of "Dandelion" for 35 cents,--Adv, Many a true word IS stkenby I take. made eariy everything it touche0 s long before the thne of Arising, tea people must themselves ask me, They thing of delight ant beaUtY, i think It and his bronze tableL on Wtl|,-h were must be overcome with the was %lr. Laywhu first polntJ outwhat inscriber| the circnit of the mlrlh amf , consequences of the present so few realLe, that the ew Jauu all the  aud riveuI then kuow At the recent laying of the cornerstone of a men,meat to the , : t .... and ....   ..... .... ::