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The police at once captured
How Long, who denied any
knowledge of Bright Eyes'
whereabouts, and suggested that
she did not love Suk Lap'and-had
run away with a comelier China
man. This infuriated Suk Lapand he
threw himself upon his enemy
and almost choked him to death
before the officers could inter
fere. The powerful Chinaman cring
ed in fear and begged for mer
cy. Then he told where Iiriglit
Eyes' prison was, in - the rear
room of a noodle joint. Here
Suk Lap and she were happily re
united, and the scene as both
cried with happiness caused more
than on of the' policemen to feel
a lump risejn his throat.
Sf. o p
NEW IRONING BOARD TO
The trials arid tribulations' of
ironing day suggested the idea of
a double board to ingenious Mrs.
Harry R'. Calkins of Hayward,
Cal. So she invented it.
The bottom board receives the
leg attachments and adjustments
and the top board rests on spac
ing blocks,, to be free from end to
to end, thus alloting a skirt to be
drawn full length on the board
without meeting any obstruc
tions. Backaches too often result
from ironing day at a board of
uncomfortable height, -so Mrs.
Calkins' board is adjustable in
height. Mrs. Calkins fitted her
board with a lift off hinge, and
fashioned another board to sub-
The trousers may be drawn over
it, thus obviating wrinkles.
This removable board has an
other advantage, as it permits
one to iron small pieces, handker
chiefs, napkins, collars and "cuffs
-Mrs. Mary R. Calkins,
without setting up the whole
Theiatest improvement on her
board is a floor bag;- which slides
in and out on a wire frame in lit
tle groov.es at the bottom of the
underb'oard and cares for extra
large pieces, ljke table cloths.
"I detest that tailor of mine!"
exclaimed a spendthrift. "I'd-kUl
kill him with pleasure."
"You can easily do so," rejoin
ed his friend. "Pay him what you -owe
him; he will ' certainly die
from shock!" Tit-Brts.