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ever knew the keen pangs of desire
that Sadie was feeling.
"I might get up at 4:30 tomorrow
morning," she mused aloud, then I
could walk to the shop and spend
that nickel today." But common
sense told her she "would never wake
at 4:30, not even if the fire depart
ment should turn out to arouse her.
She carried a lunch of two sand
wiches furnished by the landlady,
and so there wasn't any room to save
Once more she drew the paper to
ward her which already contained an
incredible tale, and wrote more.
"It must be awful to want ice
cream if you can't get it and you
ought to be thankful that I never
never know them pangs. I bet they
would drive a girl to do desperate
things. It ain't such a wonder some
girls don't walk a chalk line when
you think that they have to do with
out so much, though I would jump
into the lake first, but then I ain't got
no kick, because we have our ice
cream every Sunday and "
The door opened very softly an
arm that was draped in a man's coat
placed a package on the edge of the
bureau, then softly shut the door
"They're so generous with the
servings," she wrote on, unconscious.
Something that was dropped with
a thud out in the hall caused her to
look around, and her eyes rested on
the package on the bureau.
"What " she went over toward it
as though hypnotized and took it out
of its wrappings. Then she just
stood with her eyes wide open and
her mouth wide open, also.
"My Gawd, what do you know
about that? A whole quart of choco
late ice cream for me?" And her
laugh rang out in the little room.
Then she got the little tin spoon that
she used for measuring medicine and
dug into the ice cream. And she
didn't even stop to wonder from
whence it came. For wasn't today
SURE AS YOU'RE BORN
When from your head a gust" of wind
Your straw hat blows away
And sends it kiting down the street,
Just cool and calmly stay
Right on the spot start not to run.
'Tis foolish so to do.
A crowd will chase it, one of which
Will bring it back to you. "
A CHAMPIONSHIP MUDDLE
First Boy Tommy punched me in
Second Boy Dick he gimme a
poke in the eye!
Mother If I knew which of you
won the fight, I'd give the other one
Both Boys I LOST!