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whirlwind trip being over, I
jumped on a train and got back
to town. The closer I got to
headquarters and to Mr. Roan,
the campaigir manager, the more
my nerve began .to fail. Suppose
I've made some little mistake that
threw Mockhiser's whole trip
out of gear. Would they ever for
give me ? This was the ninth and
he would be speaking at Quince
ville. Was I sure everything was
ready for him there? Yes, I felt
almost certain. I was quite as
sure as to Hazel- HqIIow and
Chinquepin, and .all the other
places. There had been ntirkick
headquarters had been silent.
Then I began to worry for fear
I'd been traveling around too-fast,
and they'd, failed to find me with
At last I reached headquarters.
I bolted upstairs and into the of
fice. Mr. Roan was busy audit
ing bills. There were lots of bills".
"Well?" I exclaimed. "How
did I do? How is Mockhiser get
Mr. Roan looked up a moment.
Then he went back to auditing.
"Mockhiser didn't start," he
said. "We found it would be un
Now I've got to .hurry right
home and takea good hot bath.
Sympathetic Friend Aren't
you worried because you do not
know where your husband goes
when he is out late at nights?"
Philosophic Wife Not s.o
much, probably, as I would be if
I did know."
A machinist whose work re
quires them to make frequent use
f a hammer was
'luch annoyed by
he -fact that the
.rease that was con
tantly on his hands
aused the hammer
o slip from his
;rasp at the slight
.st provocation. He
ibviatd the diffi
ulty by cutting
grooves in the han
dle that furnished
the hammer with a very efficient
grip as his fingers fitted into the
This wouldhe a good idea for
housekeepers to1 "follow, as they
are-also much annoyed by the
hammer slipping from their
Wash anipick over very care
fully, a quart of cranberries. Put
them into the inner vessel of a
double boiler. Fill the outer with
boiling water and cook, keeping
the cranberries closely covered
until they are broken to pieces.
Rub through your vegetable press
into a saucepan, sweeten well,
bring just, to a boil and turn into
a wet mold to form.
Young Man I've called to ask
your consent to marry your
Pa Have you seen her" moth
er? Young Man Yes; but I am
willing to take the risk.