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ers as a lia"r.- Falsity deeply rent
his riioral fiber. It caused his
chief sorrows and finally wreck
ed his reputation. He lied to the
deacons of the church, to Avis'
mother and" to the choir singer
herself. The, men of his church
were anxious to get rid of him.
The women, probably in pity for
Avis, tried to excuse him.
Then Richeson became a thief.
The church trustees left $50 for
him in his study. He denied re
ceiving it, trumped up a story of
theft, and displayed a letter that
the "thief" had written him,
promising to return the money 4n
installments. It was postmarked
Wollaston, Mass. The lie was
exposed by a man who saw Rich
eson jump off a train at Wollas
ton that morniqg to post a let
ter. . Avis knew these things and
was saddened by them, but clung
to the man as good women so
often do when their love is ..at
tacked. He was her first loyeluid
had baptized her.
To cover his lies, Richeson-re-sorted
to the old trick of talking
desperately to her. He vowed he
would commit, suicide. He de
nounced various members of the
church from the pulpit, often by
inuendo. He resigned under fire
and went to Boston. AvisN be
lieved he would, marry her in the
fall and they would take up for
eign mission work together. But
he accepted a call to the Im
manuel Baptist -churcli in Cam
bridge. Avis vwent to Boston to study
music. She boarded at the Y.,W.
C.-A. Richeson frequently called
and Avis told her friends she was
engaged to him.
SWAT, "SWAT, SWAT; NOT
FLIES, BUT RATS
Dayton, O., May 16. (Spe
cial Central Police Station,
condemned by Judge Burdoe as a
Siberian prison and swatted by
nearly every civic society in Day
ton, is'in the throes of a spring
houseeleaning., .As part of the
campaign of renovation, Jailer
Dillman armed each prisoner
with a policeman's night-stick
and wagged war omthe rats. The
slaughter was heavy.
- For Nose-bleed.
F,or obstinate nose-bleeding
either put ice to the back of the
neck or pour cold water from a
height so as to strike the crown of:
the head. Hold the head well up.
and plug the nostrils with bits of
absorbent cotton wet in weak car
bolic acid. Stretch both arms welt
above the head and keep theni
there ten minutes. On no account
bend over. J
n n " '1
i There's one thing about youth,1
we get over it.