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"Ah, how strong you are ! You
prove it when I'm weakest. Ah,
my boy, my boy, how I do love
"When I come back," said the
son, "and it wont be so long till
I do, we'll be partners. We'll go
in for law, and be chums, too,
don't forget that, dad."
In the morning the two met at
breakfast. The father had pass
ed a,long, hard night. He had
lived the years over again. Fin
ally failing to sleep, he had quiet
ly climbed to the attic and found
the old playthings, grimy with
dust. Then tears came and he
cried like the boy whom he was
literally burying, used to. Go
ing "back to his room he made the
sacrifice with the dawning of a
new da; he put thevboy away.
The little old depot was fami
liar, the talk of townspeople was
the same, and yet they neither
saw nor heard. In a few mo
ments the train came laboriously
up' the grade and around the
curve. Father and son stood
with hand gripped in hand' in
final farewell. The older one,
choking, said : "Goodby, boy,
The son murmured a last word
and swung on the steps as the
train started. -
Henry Warden watched the
last coach grow dim in the dis
tance, and, with the wotds, "the
boy is gone forever, he may come
back a man," trudged off down
the street, alone.
Egyptians used glass goblets
1400 years before Christ's time.
MAYOR GAYNOR OF N. Y.
PUT HIS FOOT IN IT
New York, March 4. Mayor
Gaynor, in writing a letter to
Gov. Dix, arraigning Justice Ge
rard for setting aside the sen
tence of Folke E. Brandt, former
Schiff valet, has placed himself
in a position to be held in con
tempi of court.
Justice Gerard has not yet de
cided what action he will take,
but there is talk that he will'first
derhand a public apology from the
mayor for writing the ietter, and
also for having it published.
. Why the mayor, himself a for
mer supreme court justice should
mix into the case so far as to vol
untarily write a letter of criticism
of Gerard's action, is puzzling
Many people are declaring that
if the mayor wished to condemn
something that he believed illegal
and wrong, the right place for it
is in the action of Rosalsky in
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Up or Down?
Anxious Passenger (waiting
for his boat at the end of the
pier) : "I say, my man, is that boat
going up or down ?"
Pier Loafer: "Well, gov'nor I
really can't say. She's a leaky old
tub, so she may be goin' down.
But, then, her b'ilers ain't none
too good, so I shouldn't be sur
prised if she suddenly went up."
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W. J. Burns is working on a de
tective play, says the press agent.
Will the name be "In the Lime