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prisoner wonderfully, and finally
they found themselves babbling
inconsequential things. The lady
insisted on the inventor sharing
the meal. Another hour' sped by
"Er er the fact is, Louisa, I
have been wishing, to have just
such a chat with you," said the
' "Oh, Mr. Henderson !" smiled
the girl. "About what?"
"About you, light of my life
star of the universe!"
The inventor leaned forward,
and" clasping the imprisoned girl,
kissed h er fervently. Instantly
there was another deafening,
rending inferno. "Crack-crack!
"For the land's sake!" cried
Miss Louisa ; and stood free.
In his love-frenzy the inventor
had accidently released the locked
mechanism. But he held fast to
his prisoner. It was between kiss
his prisoner. It was between
kisses that he declared:
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J. m diidiu x 11 IldVC iu induct.
the name to the Peerless Matri
monial Agent and Engagement
Producer may I, Louisa?"
Miss Louisa nodded".
HE HAS $18,000 TO GET!
' ONLY A LIFE CRIPPLE
Seattle, Wash., Feb. 6. When
Edmond Gunaux was hit by fall
ing rocks in the big Ravensdale
mine, controlled by the Northern
Pacific railway, there was anoth
er man to stand up to his work
in the mine without one hour's
But it was the end of active,
vigorous life for Gunaux. He was
paralyzed in -both legs. And he
thought $30,000 was the least
compensation he should receive
for the end of his active career.
He broughtsuit for that amount.
A Seattle' jury decided that the
loss of ability to earn wages and
to walk about with his fellow.
men was worth just $18,000 to
T3ut Edmond hasn't got the
money. Oh, no, he's got a long
road to travel yet before it will
be in his grasp.- The case will
be appealed. Then, if he wins,
his attorney will get a large slice.
Meanwhile Gunaux can hobble
around on two crutches and can
hope for enough money finally to
keep the wolf from the door for
The biggest liar is the man who
says he likes toturn a grindstone.
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