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amends? Oh, tell' me, I implore
And Robert Jones, good law
yer and true friend, told her, and
almost at daybreak next morning
Sarah was on her way to tHe
herding farm where her husband
" had been leading his hermit-like
Sarah found the bleak place,
with" its cottage in charge of a
boy. He told her that Mr. Ritchie
had goneaway for'a few days on
important business. At'once,'with
a joy that thrilled her tired heart
to mighty devotion and love, she
'started' in "to make things com
fortable." "I will stay here, ah, I must
stay if Alfred will only let me !"
she told herself, as she scrubbed
and cleaned and dusted' Tvhen she
set to thinking of the fayorite
dishes herhusband used to like.
She; smiled as she recalled his
'ardent praises former pumpkin
pies and doughnuts.
Trailing through the snow, Al
fred Ritchie approached his lone
ly home two nights later. He no
ticed that there was a, light in the.
window. I hen a sniff ot unusual;
cooking crossed his nostrils. He'
pushed open the door.
Some one screamed the
startled Sarah but not until thea
astonished husband had'seen a
kitchen table loaded with pump-'
"kin pies and doughnuts, a famous
steak frying on the comfortable
looking stoye, and the burnished
"tea kettle singing a merry song of
velcom'e and-comfort. ,
"Sarah," he cried, arid his big,
Joyal heart spoke, it's earnest de
light as "he sheltered her Tin his
strong, cherishing arnis. !
"Oh, Alfred, it is like heaven,
all this!" sobbed the penitent
Sarah a little later, as they sat in
the soft, ' soothing glow of the
burning logs in the great fire
place. "I wish never to leave this.
A glad, true wife, I will only ask
to care for you, and please you,
and love you."
"And pumpkin pies and dough
nuts all .the year round," rallied
"Yes, all the time, dear, if you
wish it," replied Sarah, humbly
'"Only in alittle better home,"
said Alfred. "I have been away
on account of a legacy left me by
a relative. If means less toil and
finer surroundings. We won't be
too grand, thqugh. There, must
always be your- famous pumpkfn
pies and doughnuts on the bill of
"-What does this mean, Brid
get?" exclaimed the lady of the
house, returning from shopping.
"The telephone's been taken out."
Sure, ma'am, the girl across the
way came over and said her
missus would like to use it for a
little while, and, I sint it over to
her. But I had a terrible job get
tin' it -unscrewed from the wall,
We hope that Gen. Genevevo
de la O'Amador Salazar does
make peace with Hue'rta. It takes
so much type to mention a fellow
who uses the. whole a'lphabetjor
a name. ,