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gathered tKera from Her garden
and placed them in my room. She
looked after me in a thousand
ways.- She used to think I was ill
ahd she tried to help and cheer
rt jug. nuu sue uiu. rum a am
That she is now worth half a
million dollars has not changed
the girl. She is back again in her
father's boarding house, after
having been to Baltimore to learn
of her fortune. And the day she
got back she changed from her
traveling clothes to her J'home
clothes" and went Jut fishing
with her brother.,
UNDER WATERS RUSH
New Orleans, La., May 9.
Fourteen hundred feet of the
Mississippi embankment has
given way above Baton Rouge.
Two breaks are reported from
Moreauville and one from Long
These breaks will-increase the
flood waters in West Baton
Rouge, Iberville and -Point Cou
pee parishes, " and will sweep
through the most thickly popu
lated Section of the avoyelles.
Half of Moreauville is under
water already. Coupique and
Bayou Jacques will be flooded.
From .these places the waters will
work down into the populous St.
The country roads in the flood
avoyelles look like continuous
villages. Loss of life is feared
there. The people have clung to
their homes t othe last, despite
the frequent flood warnings.
They could not believe the water
ever would reach them.
The people are threatening to
tear up the tracks of the Yaz.00
and Mississippi railroads where
they cross the protection levees
south of Baton Rouge. All other
gaps in the protection levees have
beeii closed, but the railroads
have persistently refused1 to close
There was a pink and blue
smell,and listening, she heard a
cool noise in the gaTden, while
before her eyes came the delicate
perfume or orchids. Daintily she i
pulled the petals from a cauli- ,
flower and fed them to the silken
furred tea, kettle which' coiled
cosily in her lap. The kettle gave
a short yelp of delight, and look
ing up, she beheld the jnan'com-r
He was lazily puffing at a fra
grant icicle. Then he, saw her ,
and drawing near, he gently1 "
stroked her fair, -bent head with
"How natural it all seems," she
Taking off her face, he looked
at it tenderly, and answered
"Yes. This is the day Willie
Hearst is inaugurated president;'