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side.; JStie turned to him, her eyes
"I desplse,you!" she cried out.. "Oh,
if anything has-happened to him I
' Her sister put 'her arm around her
arid'whispered: in her ear:
"He is-safe,- dear. Only -a slight
hurt, and the shock, and "
"Take me to him'!" cried Bessie.
"You are deceiving me. Oh, my hero!
My love! If you should die, then I
shall die, tdb!" ' '
She would have her -willful way.
When'they reached home they point
ed to th'e,hbrary room, where' Rod
ney" lay- 'upon, a couch, his.hea'd ban
daged, pale, weak, but not seriously
injilr'ed.. She finelt at his side, with
no thought of her bedraggl?d"attire.
"Last, week," she choked out, and
burst into a spth'T'did not know
my own mind, but, obJ tonight "
Shepillowe 'her -lips upon 'his
chec6k: Her .arms' stole around, hini
oh; "so pitifully! as she whispered
words, of love. v
"Never- mind-the-yesterdays-,'' -.he
said, with a smile of ilrieffable peace.
"Forget. everything except the golden
Tomorrow!" " ,, ,
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.) .
It'is.kirid to. say that Wayman shot
himself because he had. beeif labor
ing under a tremendous strain.
But-does thaf half truth" pojht'thej
moral that Wayman's life and death
Apparently 50 per cent' of Chicago's
clubwomen are growing gray" hairs
over conditions-in India," jand the
other half over conditions' uTGeorgia.
Not 'for worlds would we" interfere
with Maclav Hoyne's conduct of the
office to which he may or may not
have been elected.
But might we'not suggest;, timidly,
thai it would be. a good idearto have
the state represented, at the grand
.jury; probe into the voting machine
scapdal?-. . . i-r-
Not that we doubt the good inten-"'
tions of the .grand -jurors, but grand
jurors without someone . to shape,
their inquiry; generally ' act pretty
much like sheep when the shepherd
is drunk' and the sheep dogs' " are
keeping watch oyer him.
Besides Young" KidCarter 'of;Bos
tonTiour .own Ed Barretts and Teddy
Webbs; almost become, insignificant
Maclay Hoyne threatensto. adopt'
the' "Andy Lawrence versus "John M.
Glenn libel suit' orphing.
When the. adoption of 'an. orphing
child becomes necessary it doubtless
is well to have a close relative do the
Old Doc Evans is going to lecture
before the Chicago Stewards' Asso
ciation on. "Rambling" Food Sub
" We- presume thedoc is going ,to
talk!!about cheese. ' 4
Electing a' president general of the
P: .'A. .Rseems' to be as difficult 'as
getting a guy'to accept the Repub
lican nomination for vice-president.
-A factory inspector has-to be just
a-little convivial," Ex-Factory Inspec
tor Davies,' ansVering the charge of .
Possibly the pofnt wherein Davjes,
failed was in. not" being able to dis
tinguish" the difference between being
"justna, little, convivial" and being
tanked to the guards.
Our first really warm, day appar
ently started .an epidemic of suicide.
Ah! A. A. Mc.Cormick has yawned,
stretched himself, and called. Maclay
Hoyne another naughty name.
We'd like tq'wjrife, a whole' lot more
in this colump. ' "
But it!sa might fine day outside.
And banging a typewriter's such
Especially when the sun in shining
so. doggone fine.
So we ain't gonna write no -more.
, '' .- o o
Out of every hundred of the popu
lation in. England and Wales seventy
eight -live in towns.