Don't run away; you must meet
her why, Marjory!"
The sweet face that John had
framed .in his mind as a picture was
suffused with blushes as Bassett said
the words of introduction.
"I I thought you were a patient,"
she stammered. "Father, this gentle
man is the one I thought had es
caped, and "
She could find no more words, and
John, conscious of the doctor's quiet
amusement, was equally dumb
founded. "I I'll come this evening," he
stammered out, and for the second
time that day he ran away.
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
THE TRUST UP-LIFT K
Hurrah for the Steel Trust!
It is true that 50,000 of its 200,000
employes are working 12 hours a day
for wages which experts declare will
not support a family. It is true that,
because of this, the trust has paid
dividends of $25,400,000 on common
stock originally "water" the past
But, hurrah for the Steel Trust!
It is decidedly for the uplift!
The Trust's finance committee has
investigated conditions and reports
that, while the 12-hour day cannot
be reduced, prizes of $5 and $10 will
be given for the best gardens main
tained by workmen in their back
Let joy be unconfined! We begin
to taste the fruits of investigation
under the Sherman law.
Wages? Bah! What the work
man needs is a nice back-yard gar
den full of long blue grass, or alfalfa.
They'll get him to that, too, if he
.doesn't object too hard.
Here's hoping Emperor Francis
Joseph lives another 83 years, pro
viding he gives up that awful habit of
arising at 5 a. m. Why, Mrs. Joseph
must have to get up as early as 4 a.
m. to get breakfast, and it's setting
a terrible example.
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