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"They're all mine and -I love
every one of them," says Morgan.
Years ago the Morgans had
known Mary Thomas in a little
Pennsylvania village. Morgan
and his family moved to Akron
and later Mary Thomas came
seeking work. Mrs. Morgan gave
her shelter and together they did
the-household work. About three
years ago Mary Thomas disap
peared from the Morgan home.
Mrs. Morgan was at a Iqss to
guess the cause for her departure
"I told her," says Morgan, a
strong map of 42, "where Majy
was; that she was in a hospital
at Pittsburg; that she was about J
to become a mother and that I
'was responsible for her condition.
My guilt lay heavy on my soul,
and I made a clean breast of it
to my wife, the best little woman
who ever lived."
"My hftsband had sinned," -declared
Mrs. Morgan, adding,
"when one sins one must atone
for his sin, And I was his wife,
so why shouldn't I do what I
could to aid."
That was why she took Mary
Thomas and her baby, in be
cause her husband was responsi
ble for the youngs woman's shame
and sorrow and she would do her
utmost to right the wrong.
Nearly three years went by,
and again Mary Thomas went
away, and again the big, brawny
husband confessed his sin to the
little, sorrowing wife, who again
forgave him and not only that,'
but, sent for the young mother
and the new baby.
"I never would have gon,e
back," Mary Thomas said, "never,
never in the world, if Mrs. Mor
gan hadn't asked me to."
The eight children Tvexe reared
together as one big family, the
two mothers did the household
work, and Morgan divided his af
fections among them, much as the
old Morman prophets were sup
posed to have done until the
neighbors interfered and notified
the authorities. Now it is possi
ble that Morgan will be indicted
by the grand jury and the smaller
children placed in institutions.
USES OF SODA
There are many uses for car
bonate of soda or baking soda. A'
smalf pinch put into milk as soon
as it arrives will keep it good for
two or three days. If is also an
excellent remedy for burns and
scalds if it is slightly dampened
and the surface of the burn cov
ered with it. Used in the same
manner it will instantly relieve
the pain caused by the bites or
stings of insects. A saltspoonful
in half a tumbler of water will re
lieve heartburn and indigestion,
and if taken in tepid water the
last thing at night will often in-,
She You must see papa, dear.
about our marriage. But don't be
anxious about the outcome.
He What I'm anxious about
is the income. -
Blinks So you called him a
black sheep. What did. he say?
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