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riglit, while others looked indig-
nant. Unly one, a plump little
woman who had sat jurfobttusive
ly in the corner,, acted.
Gladys had hardly taken-breath-
Tor her second, installment of
sobs, when this, woman was
kneeling beside, the child with
atms protectingly around her,
murmuring --mother comforts
which the two eavesdroppers
could not hear, but -whose nature
her manner made quite" apparent.
Well,"..said Horton triump
antly, "now what" do youfhmk?"
"Worked liketa charm,"" declar
ed Engle- with enthusiasm.
"That's the wife for ine. I don't
care whether shccan cooloof
not. Now, you go in and fell the.
rest of them - that uve thatfged
my mind afcoufv employing them?
and bring thatisweet little tubm
an in the corner back with you,
A closer -"view strengthened
Engle's convictions. 'Although
no longer young, shewas ex
'tremely pretty in a subdued," gen
tle way, an ideal wife for? a-mid-"
, difficult children.
"Let me see; Fm afraid IJve"fbV
gotten your name," began Engle,
as she stood with downcast eyes?
"Mrs. Hardwick," she fold him
in her soft voice.
"What?" exclaimed Engle.
'Ofa, I see a widow." "
' "No; my husband is living,"
she replied; "but lie's out of work,
so" I am obliged to do something
to help take care of him and the
children." r t - ,
CAN'T FOOL HIM
"Movin picture!' Huh! (jan't
fool Silas. y Been, sfandin here
"half anliounand she haintmoved
,aiHnch"!" " - - ' -
NO GIFT' " -
' The following" conversation
vas enacted oriadowh-town trol
ley car one mbrnhijg, between two
young "Irishmen, 'orre of whom
w3s the bearer bf a finely black
ened eye'. 7 "
''Say, Jim," said the party with
uninjured optics, '"who give yez
the black oye?"
"Huhl who give me ut?' Who
gfve me tit?" replied Jim, with .
swourjded ptide sticking out'of his
one sound illuminator. "Nobody
give me ut, yez shlob. Ol hod to
foight loike heir tu git -this?'
, o- '
' Did You Know
The term "Mossback" was Sr
iginally applied to democrats aft
er the civil war, the" word being
taken 'from that mud turtj.es
which lie in stagnant vjater accii
mulate a green mossy .growth on,