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Vera Martin, the Mary Anderson"
f Pinkneyville, is studyiilg for al
Iramatic career, etc, etc
As was inevitable, tbe Trum
pet had "pleasant callers" that
day Asa result, young Mr. Wil
liams, the editor, having fought
grimly all day for the truth, ap
peared at the Martin mansion
with a somewhat battered and
"I have told the truth, and
nothing buf the truth," he' an-'
nounced; "also I have made dis
tinctions. And this is my. re
ward." - -"
Miss Martin blushed divinely.
"It was dear of you to single me
out as you did. And I m awfully
distressed about your bruises."
"That's all right," -grinned
young Willia,ms. "Now that
question I've beenasking you the
last six months?"
"Oh, that will be all right, too,''
said. Miss Martin.
'iThen it pays to tell theruth?'
declared the editor of the Trum
pet, wrinkling his coat sleeve;
-3 -o o '
"I understand your wife is tak
ing steps to secure a divorce?"
" fTt will be a long-time before
'she gets it" v
s "Think so?"'
'Sure; she wears a hobble
"Uncle Joe, db.you believe ini
"No, sah, I don't. Manda's gotf
all dejtndhey dat's good fbl- her
THE LITTLEST ONES
There he three lads, and two are
Andstrajg-ht and fine with man-
Marked to ' find favor In the
All beautifukof form and face.-
And one is small and pinched and
With timid eyes and halting
And with no gifts to presS upon
-The memory of the passing
There is a rnother loves them all
And has for each love's tender
She nsers every wayward call,
She gives' to each her soft ca
Yet deep within the hdart of her
Love-'s holiest ministers are
soun. - .
Golden and glad and without blur,
To heap upon the littlest one. -r
Ohj stricken hearts,-all sad and
i torn, i
Fpr you there is-vthis perfect
For those who are-despoiled, for
lorn, - ' , X:
, A mother keeps her tdnderestJ
kiss. , ,
I deem that God ordained it soj
Mother was made that you
Home to her heart from fear and
"&? . woe" ' L -
- And be to her the littlest orte.
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Nipping things in the l)Ud
raises the price of garden tttffc '