himself, but pegged repeatedly
for mercy. As he kicked him
George gave .him this advice:
"Leave for the city that has
the misfortune to own you before
the sun 'goes down, or I'll repeat
this lesson." Then he turned his
back and said softly:
"Oh, George," she whispered,
all her silly romance about this
other man gone, and a thorough
appreciation of George's worthi
ness taking its place.
"I've got the farm all paid for,
"Have you?" she asked shyly.
"Could you get ready to move
into the house on it by the first of
A different wooing, surely, but
she was so glad he spoke as he
"Then you forgive me,
George??" she asked pleadingly.
George had an inspiration.
Gently he took her into his
strong arms that had defended
her and reverently he kissed the
lips Philip Carrington sought.
Then he said with a smile that
'transfigured his face:
"I guess' little girl, there isn't
very much to-forgive."
(Copyright, by W. G. Chapman.)
GETTING A!LL THE CREAM.
The high ,cost of living has
turned the cream in many a cup
of- coffee 7J10, not sour, but to
milk, for the simple reason that
there are a-lot.of peo
ple who cannot afford
to 'buy cream and'are
using ordinary milk
instead. The habit of
using cream' can be
acquired agan,'' how
ever, at small expense
if the proper methods
are followed.- '
A nice thick layer
of cream will be found
on top of the milk in the morning
milk bottle. Every drop of the
cream can be utilized, and there is
really quite a lot.of it, if a simple
cone-shaped skimmer is obtained.
It will probably." be necessary to
have a timier make one.
A 1 lecturer was donning his
evening dress preparatory to go
ing on the platform, when his
manager came to him in great
distress: "GreaV "Scott !" he ex
claimed, "theredsVt a, handful of
people in the hall I"1"! don't know
how to accdunVfdr that, -Jim," re
plied the lecturer calmly, "we've
neven been here before !"
ie angler lies besipie "the
costs Ks gaudy flies
id lies; and lies, and lies, and li
fes, and lies, and lies
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