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I 1 1 i pi mj i u m ij i pi !i,V,im'J "AW !WW
THEY WERE AFRAID SOME
ONE WOULD GIVE THEM
Francis and Frances were
were brother, and sister. They
were very different. v Francis was
afraid 'some one would give him
a gasoline car and-Frances was
afraid someone wpuldgtve her
Aside from these troubles they
room and a lower one in the bath'
room and .here you are . by the
reading light. Don't you see that
the 'wasted current of the unnec
essary lights can neYer-beTyours
again. It is just as if you had
thrown, that much light, ''of that
much money away."- ?
"Aw, shucks," said Francis, for
you see he feared that High Hat
was trying to give him an auto-
were quite hapjjy and they might
have escaped' even these , trials,
had it not been for two fairies
whov lived withthem. One was
the fairy of the High Hat and the
other the fairy of the Long Skirt.
One day High- Hat- said- to
Francis, "My son; please remem
ber that the electric buttons are
to turn off light as well-as to turn
it on. See, you have left- three
lights going in the living room,
two in the dining .room, one in
the hall, atbrjghtone in3(GBC9wn:
ttiobile. 5 -1 -5- j
said to 'Frances, ."My, daughter,
you must learn to take better
care of bur "bands.' A- dainty '
girl always keeps- her -.skin -im?:
maculate and her nails neat:" ..
'Oh, brother," said Frances,
"who wants to be dainty?"-She"
was afraid Long-Skiff was trying .
to" force an electric car upon. her. :
i The- next day at dinner'Fran- -cis
and Frances both: ate heartily;
which .wast-alL rights i'Jbutn theu