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meant him for a carpenter from
' the first. "
Then came the winter, and
there was not such a greatneed
t for carpenters. Gerjink" jost his
' job, and could not find another.
t The money he had saved toward
furnishing a home7 for. Frances
and himself began to -dwindle.
It was then that the full curse
of the 'college training of Ger
link made itself felf. He be,gan
to worry about his soul, andhis
destiny, and social conditions
and the causes of things, all of
which are things fhaE a healthy
young man has absolutely noth
ing to do with.
Especially if he be in love.
, ' But Frances still loved him. So
e Gerlink spent more arid' more
tinie in her company, and com
municated to her his bitter and
cynical philosophy, ana! made her
miserable as well as Himself,
, That came this morning, when
the bodies of Gerlink and Fran
i ces, clasped in each other's arms,
were found in a gas filled' room at
Gerlink's lodgings, 2738 South
There was rio note just the
two bodies in each other's arms,
the man's with a sdur lok upon it?
and the girl's with a smile. The1
v gas pipe had 'been removed at the
roof so thai there would be no
temptation to turn off the gas
once it had begun its deadly
When a man becomes a,grand
father he goes out 4nd Fuys a
"Jerry C." writes, "If cold con-. '
tracts, why, whn a pail of water
freezessolid, does it generally
burst' the pail?" The water con
tracts as it freezesbutr after
freezing, the ice expands as does
"A Reader" wants to know
what the best means of prevent
ing colds are. Correct living, es
pecially moderate eating; pro
mote good elimination by mod
trae exercise , sprinkle the chest
and shoulders upon arising and
rUb off briskly good ventilation
when sleeping; sleepfin colct room
and dress in a warm, ne.
"Miss Irene R." The presi
dent's salary is $75,000 per year.
"Miss Clara" asks which are
the six largest stated in popula
tion and how they rank. Accord- N
ipg to the 1910 census ". New
York, 9,113,279; Pennsylvania,
7,665,1 11 J Illinois, ' 5",638,'501;
Ohio, 4,765,121 ; Texas, 3,896,542;
and Massachusetts, 3,366,416.
"Afrs? W. B." has asked a ques
tion which hits a good marty peo-
pie. "What is good for sleepless
nighti?" Eat light meals at sup
per time and don't retire until
four or five hours after eating.
'Cut out all stimulating foods and
'drinks'arid " malicious thoughts.
Evil thoughts only - harm the ,
thinker. They poison the system,
spoil the appetite and bring on
sleeplessness. The greatest
pleasure Tn life Comes from doing
godd for others.
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