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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 15, 1912, Image 20

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She is as good as she is-beautiful,
and she is named Rose, my golden-hearted
Rose," and the young
man was far away then, his
thoughts bridging the 10,000
miles between them with a single
bound.
"And she loves you?" Tia Sau
quivered.
"Yes, she does, bless her,
thpugh I don't deserve it."
"You make her your wife some
day, yes?"
"Yes, Tia Sau, God willing."
"It makes me much happiness
to know of this," Tia Sau said
gravely, rising. Her pridexof race
was to the front now. "I make
me my what you call him, con
gratulations, yes."
"And I accept them, dear
child," French said gravely.
"And you may make them to
me, too, the congratulations,"
Tia Sau continued.
"What, you are not going to be
married?" French asked in
amazement.
"Oh, yes, I make me my mar
riage soon, now," Tia Sau said.
She had no notion whom she
would marry, but she did know
her parents would find a mate for
her soon.
"That's fine. Let me know
when' you are to be married and
Til send you a stunning wedding
present," and he smiled.
"And may I make one to you?"
"Sure."
The little Japanese maiden re
treated in good order, and French
hoped he had been mistaken, and
Was pretty well convinced that he
.was, Avhen a month later he heard
of her marriage to a young of
ficer. Be sent her a beautiful set
of sterling silver for her dressing
table, and received in return a
quaintly worded note of thanks.
A year later he returned home,
and' was soon thereafter married
to Rose, who was more charming
than ever. When he and his bride
returned home they found a de
lightful package from Japan,
consisting of some wonderful em
broidery for the bride, as well as
a gorgeous smoking jacket for
himself. On the bottom was some
thing, however, that made his
heart ache, happy as he was, jFor
it betrayed Tia Sau's little secret
and made the young American
feel guilty, although he was en
tirely innocent even of a thought
of harm. There was a large pho
tograph of a plump, round baby,
and beneath in Tia Sau's quaint
writing:
"The baby, who his unworthy
mother has named French Phey-
ton, in honor of the bored Amer
ican gentleman, the most ex
cellent." ( Copyright, by W. G. Chapman.)
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Paint Mends Pans.
An inexpensive way to mend
the pan that goes under the sink
or the mop pail is to turn it upside
down and give it a thick coat of
paint. Let it dry well and then
add a second coat.
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With surgeons transplanting
the eyes of the deceased into the
head of the living there is a
chance that some of us may "see
ourselves as others see us."
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