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Ned's head was bleeding from a
severe wound. He felt the swift
current swirling the wrecked
vehicle about. He tore at the
shattered side of the box, squeez
ed through the aperture, the
water all but engulfing him, and
reached the shore, how, he never
Ned must have been in a kind
of delirium after that. When he
was again restored to reason it
was two days later. He lay on a
couch in a strange room. A man,
a farmer, sat by his side.
"Keep still, stranger," he urged.
''You are all right, but the doctor
says you must rest. You kept
calling for some one so much,"
added the man, "that when my
wife found a photograph in your
pocket with a name under it, Miss
Nellie White, she went to town
and saw the young lady. She's
here now, in the next room.''
"Who is?'' almost shouted
Ned, springing up on his couch.
"Easy, friend, easy," soothed
the farmer. "She's a grand girl,
let me tell you. When she learn
ed you was hurt, she gave up
home, father, everything to come
and nurse you. I know the old
miser man of means, and mean,
too. He's down grade now,
though bank robbed, everything
gone. Now, then, say, I'm cur
ious to know how you ever got
into this fix.
Ned told. The farmer evinced
the greatest excitement as his pa
tient spoke of the wagon box that
went into the river.
"Why," he exclaimed, "I no
ticed the. battered wreck of just
such a contraption floated into
the cut-off on my land. Thought
I'd fish it out for kindling wood
"It it the one I was in," declar
ed Ned Excitedly, "it holds the
safe stolen from the bank."
It did, as thev soon ascertained.
Old John White had felt badly at
losing his daughter; he had felt
worse at losing his. fortune. Now,
with a chance tc get back both,
he graciously accepted Ned as his
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
WHITE EGG NOG
For six persons squeeze the
juice of six oranges and add the
juice of one lemon with sugar to
taste. Allow it to chill until it is
ice cold, then add. very gradually,
three tablespoons of anypreferred
fruit syrup1 (strawberry, raspber
ry and currant giving excellent
results), the ' stiffly whipped
whites of four eggs and about
four cups of iced water. Beat this
together lightly and serve "very
cold in glasses that have been
frosted with a little white of egg
and confectioners' sugar.
Three requirements in the
work of regeneration and civic
health building are:
1. Compliance with existing
rules and ordinances.
2. Enforcement of compliance
on the part of others largely by
3. Taking an intelligent and
persistent inte. est in all matters
pertaining to health