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THE RICH COUNTY NEWS, RANDOLPH, UTAH ROWLAND HALL WHEN AUNT ABBY WAKED UP ' , - , Author of BUSINESS it Just David, OLDSiviOBILE A. E. TOURSSEN-Distribu- Etc, PLEATING - Copyright by Eleanor H. Porter. 44 ; tor. A BUTTONS Accordian, S.de, Box Pleating, Hemstitching, Kid Corset Parlor, Buttonholes. Buttons, 40 E. Broadway, Salt Lake City. 4 room was very still. The worth to get here. There wont be no awhile fer me nor no figure on the bed lay motion- goin back yet I calclate. one of else, the a slight lifting less save for It was not without talk and a great chest at long intervals. The face was turned toward the wall, leaving a trail deal of commotion that the untimely s across the pil- addition to James Nortons household of thin gray effects was finally deposited in the low. Just outside the door two physidarkened parlor. Jim, perspiring, cians talked together in low tones. and palpably nervous, was passIf there could be something that murmured one; ing on tiptoe through th-- sitting room would rouse her, voice from the bedsomething that would prick her will- when a quavering to a halt. room him brought action Into it and goad power Jim, Is that you? I suppose youve thought of her, Yes, Aunt Abby. her son? inquired the other. Whos come? Oh, yes. Jed was sent for long Jims face grew white, then red. ago, but he had gone somewhere Into he stammered. the Interior on a prospecting trip, and Yes, I beard a sleigh and voices. was very hard to reach. He has and Who Is it? not been home for Why, jest jest a man on on busithe Nortons James is Mrs. Darlings nephew have been making all the ness, All day It snowed and all that night ; capital they can out of It, and have nor did the dawn of Friday bring clear been prejudicing her against him quite unjustly, in my opinion, for I skies. The sick woman was better. think Its nothing more nor less than , At noon the sun came out, and the thoughtlessness on the boys part. the old wind died into fitful gusts. The two Back In the sick-roowoman still lay motionless on the bed. men attacked the drifts with a will, She was wondering and as she had and made a path to the gate. They even attempted to break out the road, THE COLLEGES DEALERS WANTED In Utah, Idaho, Wyomiftf. Liberal commission will send representative on request - Pollyanna, Salt Lake City L. D. S, BUSINESS COLLEGE. Retool of Efficiency. All commercial branches. Mam St,, Salt Ukt City, Catalog fracw M By ELEANOR PORTER t A All Denominations, Writ for Catalogue, r When Things Looked Pretty Blue for a Time, but Was All Over But Thats the Story Episcopal School far Gala . SEE YOUR PUBLISHER Take your Book Binding any kind to your to cal printer. Leiths Trade Bmdery, Salt Lake, UTAH METAL WORKS, MTga Tyi Salt Lake City. hair-wisp- Metals, red-face- d, a new Stock Salt 1 Farmers everywhere realise the necessity of fisalting ther stock. The United that rang SiateB government insists be rattle given a plentiful supply of sell. The old fashioned rock salt has been used until now, but the new SPECIAL ROCK SALT is being made from the water of Great Salt Lake. Its an interesting 3tory. Its a wonderful help to farmers and stock raisers everywhere and all this information will come to yon FREE if you but send me a 2e stamp to pay the sostaee of 1h:s ueful little booklet bask to you. Fill in the lines below and mail 4 today. Write plainly. years,-anywa- . and Herrick harnessed his horse and started for home; but lie had not gone 10 rods before he was forced to turn back. Talnt no use, he grumbled. T ealclate Im booked here till the crack 272 Coirdimmoir- - 45WidiTMS o doom An nf IBE 73 YEferans nf IB4B By JOHN DICKINSON SHERMAN NCLE SAMS pension rolls are naturally brought to mind by the days that the nation has observed for 1922 Lincoln's birthday. Memorial day, Flag day and the Fourth of July. And over bonus discussion continually legislation brings them to the fore. Republics are popularly said to be ungrateful. They may be, but the United States pensions are a tremendously big thing. According to the figures at the end f the 1921 fiscal year thj following pensioners were on Uncle Sums rolls : War of 1812, widows, 64v ; i War with Mexico (1847), soldiers, .Widows, et al., 2,135. R Indlrn wars, soldiers, widows, et al 8,784. j War with Spain (1898), soldiers, widows, et ah, 31,068. Civil war, soldiers, widows, et aL, 218,775. World war, soldiers, widows, et 82. M Regular establishpent, soldiers, ows, et al., 4,081. By classes, the pensioners are: al wid- Soldiers, 267,629; widows,-290,955- ; Minors, 2,163; helpless children, 919; other dependents, 4,285; nurses, 102; total of all classes, 566,053. The total paid as pensions from 1866 to 1921 is $5,993,086,114. the largest number of pensioners on the rolls was 994,446 In 1902. ' The largest number of Civil war sol-eon the roll was 745,822 In 1898. e deaths in this division In 1921 jwere: Soldiers, 24,775; widows, rs 19,-45- 1. widows of soldiers who fought in the War of 1812 are still alive or were on Memorial day, 1922. This Is one of the many astonishing - 4; Kentucky, 1; Maryland, 4; Massachusetts, 2; Mississippi, 1; New Jersey, 1; New York, 5; North Carolina, 2; Ohio, 2; South Carolina, 3; Tennessee, 2; Virginia, 15. One was a midshipman on the U. S. S. Constitution ; one a seaman on the U. S. S. Comet; one a private in the U. S. Artillery; one a seaman on the U. S. S. President; one a private in the Sev. enth, U. S. Infantry. j These widows sow live in 21 states, 10 of which were not In existence when their husbands fought for the Flag. The "baby of the number, only and the youngest by 11 years, is Mrs. Arminia L Anderson of Cedar Grove, Ga., the widow of Musician Robert Anderson of the South Carolina militia. Several of these 1812 widows are sprightly old ladles. Mrs. Matilda Showacre of New Market, Md., one hundred and one years, the widow of Private Showacre of the Maryland Militia, reads her Bible and newspaper every day, and goes about the house and climbs stairs with a cane. She has 2 children, 15 grandchildren, and 15 There are 73 veterans of the Mexican war on Uncle Saras pension rolls. Wbat history these old fighting men have seen! They fought in a war when all the Union stood together,' saw or took part In a war when the North and South fought each other, and in two later wars saw a reunited nation again battling under the Stars and Stripes against a foreign foe. Memories of nearly all the brilliant successes of the Mexican war are recalled by this roll Vera Cruz, Matamoras, Palo Alta, Chapultepec, Monterey, Buena Vista, Cerro Gordo, Contreras, Churubusco. , Of these Mexican veterans all are ninety or over, except two, ;.nd they are past eighty-ninThe oldest of them, William Roddeto of Cross Plains, Tenn., of the Third Tennessee volunteers, is nearing his one hundred and second birthday, another has his ninety-eight- h passed milepost, seven have celebrated their ninety-sevent- h anniversary, five are more than ninety-six- , another six are ninety-fivsumsixteen have seen ninety-fou- r mers come and go, and there are fifteen in the qlass, seven are more than ninety-twand mileeight have passed the ninety-firs- t stone. The other five are all nearing mark. the ninety-firs- t These veterans mores the pity! will not be with us long. Already their nud .one-ha-lf average age Is ninety-thre- e years more then 13 years above the average nge of the 1S12 widows which is a little over eighty-five- . have passed the ninety-thr- ee Those and one-hayear nverage are; Abney, George H., Clay, Miss., 94, Georgia, Forty-nin- e and Interesting facts brought out by examination ot the pension rolls. They are very old, these widows, and In the course of human events will not much longer be Uncle Sams pensioners. There were 71 In 1920 and 64 In 1921. The oldest Is And now there are 49. one hundred and four and the youngest is sixty two. Three are centenarians; eight are over ninety; 22 are octogenarians; the remainder, witl one exception, are over seventy. Mrs.EUzabeth Rlggles Tyler, 102 South Cary street, Baltimore, Md., Is the oldest of this remarkable body of women. She is the widow of Private George W. Tyler of the Maryland militia. In the War of 1812 he was a seaman on one of the ships that participated in the battle of Fort McHenry, which inspired Francis Scott Key to write d Banner. In the The forties and fifties Tyler was the skipper of famous American clipper ships. He died in 1862, the commander of a Union supply ship, having thus served his country in two wars. The husbands of these 1812 widows served In the militias of 13 States, as follows: Connecticut, 1; o, e. e, nlnety-three-ye- o K-n- lf the Revolutionary war the Green-Mounta- in Boys Boys, 300 in number, led by Ethan Allen, rendered great service I The Boys were a in securing 'the posses into Canada, band of Vermont settlers, organized and thus preventing the British in 1773, under the leadership of troops from overrunning Vermont. Ethan Allen, Seth Baker and others, for the purpose of protecting them- Why Does Water Rise to Tree Top? One of the most puzzling questions selves against the attempts of the wagovernor of New York to drive them in botany is. Why or how does Varifrom their lands and take possession ter rise to the top of a tree? of their territory, on the ground that ous explanations of the phenomenon It belonged to New, York, under the have been proposed, but none U rerliaitv granted by Charles H, During garded as altogether satisfactory. One Green-Mounta- Green-Mounta- in -- in South Carolina VolunvrSra, the Pal metto Regiment. Ballard, Thomas B., St. Joseph Ky., 94, Fourth Kentucky Volunteers. Bartleson, Augustus C Muskogee, Okla, 94, Second Illinois Volunteers. Baskett, James P., Onaga,.Kan., 97, First Missouri Mounted Volunteers. Benson, William Vn Los Angeles, 95, Second Illinois Infantry. Boyd, James F. Dlnuba, CaL, 95, First Arkansas Cavalry. Brown, Calvin M., Ina, 111., 94, Second Illinois Foot Volunteers. Brown, James N., Concord, N. G. 94, First North Carolina Voluntega, i Buckner, William F Camden, N, J, 94, Second Missouri Mounted Volunteers. Jim - Aunt Abby Sat Up 10 Minutes In Bad Today 1" Chandeur, Urban, San Francisco, 98, Tenth United States Infantry. wondered so often before why it took Choate, Gabriel, Field Creek, Texas, so long to die. For days now she had 95, Texas Rangers. to die, decently and in been Clark, Amos, Bandera, Texas, 96, order. trying Ella and Jim were very kind; Third United States Infantry. but, after all they were not Jed, and Davis, William K., Admiral, Texas, Jed was away hopelessly away. He 94, First Virginia Volunteers. did not even want to come back, so Flowers, Levy, Glencoe, Okla., 961 Ella and Jim said. Second Missouri Mounted Infantry. There was the money, too. She did Genovely, Alfred, Louisville, Ky., 94, not like to think of the money. Sixteenth United States Infantry. They were talking now Ella and Jim out in the other room. Gillihan, William W., BlandinsviUe, Arkansas You see, said Jim, as long as Ive 111., 95, Grays Battalion, Volunteers. got ter go ter town termorrer, anyhow, Gonder, Danie, Rlppey, Iowa, 96, it seems a pity not ter do it all up at once. I could order the coffin an the Second Ohio Volunteers. undertaker Its only a question of a 111., 94, John Flat Rock, A., Hardy, few hours, anyway, an it seems such Third Ohio Volunteers. ter make another trip jest fer Harrod, James, Los Angeles, 94, a pity that 1 First United States Artillery. In the bedroom the old woman Jordan, Enoch G., Chapman, Kan., stirred suddenly. 97, First Louisiana Volunteers. A fierce anger sprang Instantly Into Kirk, Thomas A., Milano, Texas, 96, life. Texas Mounted Volunteers. Jest fer that, Jim had said, and McGuire, William, Balton, Ont, 97, that was her death.- - It was not New York Volunteers. worth. It seemed, even an extra trip Madara, Peter B., Reading, Pa., 97, to town And she had done so much Second Pennsylvania Infantry. so much for those two out there I Mitchell, James, Princeton, Ky., 95, "Lets see; terdays Monday, Jim Fourth Kentucky Infantry. We might fix the funrai went on. Read, John, Perry, 111., 95, Fours for Saturday, I guess, an Ill tell the teenth United States Infantry. folks at the st9re ter spread It PutRepseto, William, Cross Plains, tin It on SatdayTl give us a leetle VolunThird Tennessee Tenn., 101, extry time if she shouldnt happen ter teers. go soons as we expect though there Shirk, James W Vonore, Tenn., 97, aint much fear o that now, I guess, Fifth Teuessee Volunteers. shes so low. An itll save me most Stough, Oliver J., San Diego, Cal., half a day ter do it all up this trip. 94, Third Ohio Infantry. It was snowing hard when Jim got Thompson, Calvin R., Smlthshire, back from town Tuesday night. Second Indiana 111., 96, Infantry. Whew I Its a reglar blizzard," he Truesdale. Matthew C., Kempner, but be stopped short at tie exbegan, Texas, 97, First Tennessee Volunteers. on his wifes face. Why, pression Granite 97, City, III., Wedig, John. I cried. he Ella First United States Dragoons. Jim Aunt Abby nut up ten minWilliams, Isaiah H., Jr., Stafford, utes in bed terday. She called fer Iowa Volunteers. First Kan., 94, toast an tea." Wise, Josephus C., Ladonla, Texas, Tim dropped Into a chair. 94, Third Tennessee Volunteers. But she hunk It all, Herricks Charles, Ionia,. Mo, 94, Wright, cornin termorrer with the coffin!" Mounted Missouri Volunteers. First You hadnt been gone an hour fore These Mexican veterans and their she began to stir an notice things, comrades won a 'war which fixed the moaned Ella. at Texas of the lllo Grande boundary Whod a Gosh! groaned Jim. us now the region find gave occupied Course t aint that it? thought by California, Nevada, most of Arithe old ladys livin, he added zona, New Mexico, Utah and a part of grudge hurriedly, but Jest now its so un( lolorado. handy, things bein as they be. It did not snow much through the beinvestigator attacked the problem by night, but in the early morning it means of interesting and novel exgan with Increased severity.' The wind periments. For Instance, : e con. rose, too, and by the time Herrick, the structed an artificial tree of plaster undertaker, drove Into the yard, the of parts and found that water moved etortn had become a blizzard. I calclated if I didnt get this ere upward In It more than 40 feet high. coffin here purty quick there wouldnt Yet be was unable to base any definite conclusion upon the results that be no geftin It here yet awhile, he obtained. The water travels a called Herrick cheerfully, Sh-- h Herrick, look out he whislarge part of the way In a film, beShe aint dead yet. tween bublles on one side .nd the pered hoarsely. wall of the conducting vessel on tha Youll have ter go back." Why, Go back snorted Herrick. other. But the physical properties of man alive, twas as much as my lifes the film are yet unkaowa, 1 1 1 1 HELEN BROOKS DEPARTMENT Box 1545, Sat Lake City, Utah I enclose two cents in stamps for turn postage on a free copy of R. C. Special Stock Salt" re- ! the termorrers funrai," groaned Jim. An I cant git nowhere nowhere ter tell em not to comet Saturday dawned fair and cold. Early In the morning the casket was moved from the parlor to the attic. It was almost two oclock when loud voices and the crunch of heavy" teams told that the had come. I set ter work first thing on this road, Bald the man triumphantly to Ella as he stood, shovel In hand, at the door. The parsons right behind an theres a lot more behind him. Gorry! I was afraid I wouldnt git here in time, but the funrai want till two, was it? Theres a mistake, Ella said faintly. There aint no funrai. Aunt Abbys better. The man stared, then he whistled softly. Mrs. Darling heard the bells of the first arrival. I guess mebbe Fll git np an set np a spell, she announced calmly to Ella. Thats Parson Gerrys voice, an I want ter se him. But, Aunt Abby began Ella feverishly. Well, I declare) If there aint another sleigh drivln in, cried the old woman excitedly, sitting np in bed and peering through the little window. Must be theyre givln ns a 8prise party. Now, hurry, Ella, an git them to lose none slippers. I aint o the fun In state. In the big rocking-chaithe old woman received her guests. One by one the days passed, and Jim and Ella ceased to tremble every time the old woman opened her lips. There was still that fearsome thing in the attic. If she should find out," Ella had twould be the end of the money said, fer ns. But she aint ter find ont, Jim had retorted. The funeral was a week old when Mrs. Darling came into the sitting-rooone day, fully dressed. I put on all my clos, she said smilingly, in answer to Ellas shocked exclamation. I got restless, somehow, an sick o wrappers. Besides, I want to walk around the house a little. And she limped across the floor to the hall door. But, Aunt Abby, where ye goin now?" faltered Ella. Jest up In the attic. I wanted ter see She stopped In apparent surprise. Ella and Jim had sprung to their Our Political Sandows, an exchange Both ars From adepts at wielding the steam roller Bosover tli heads of the people. ' , ton Transcript. road-breake- ECONOMICAL and Convenient BUY PIERCES fd- - UTAH CANNING CO. 1 r, Xe Daddy tf'tn M . No Trouble Ogfen Since at IBS. All. The footpad's victim looked nervously down the barrel of the foottpads Be that, ho gun. off. Ah, go It might gibbered. well, said the footpad, I can easily reload,1 m feet But you mustnt 1 you aint strong youH fall theres nothin there!" they exclaimed wildly, talking both together and hurrying forward. Oh, I guess , twont kill me, said the old woman, and the hall door closed sharply behind her. breathed Jim. Its all-- up! Fully fifteen minute passed before the old woman came back. Its real pretty, she said. I allere did like gray. "Gray? stammered Ella. Yes! fer coffins, ye know. Jim made a sudden movement, and started to speak ; but the old woman raised her hand. You dont need "ter say anythin. she Interposed cheerfully. I jest wanted ter make sure where twas, so I went np. Yon see, Jeds coinin home, an I thought he might feci queer If he run onto It, casual-like.enough 1 1 and better it must be good. , An Opportunity Discovered The offense of tampering with a Jed cornin home!" lury is known to the law as em The old woman smiled oddly. The announcement is said Oh, I didnt tell ye, did I? The iracery. doctor had this telegram yesterday, to have made many young women an brought It over to me. Ye know quite anxious to be empaneled. Pass. he was here last night. Read It And In Show, London. she pulled from her pocket a crumpled slip of paper. And Jim read : Suckers Swindlers, Detectives. -Shall be there the 8th.' For Gods The funny part if It Is that a mere sake dont let me be too late. mcker can locate a swindler when the J. D. DarUns " lost skilled detectives are baffled. Erie Times. "