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patient, especially when lie is blind.
The blind man knew that step.
"Come here' said the woman of
the carriage, antLwould have drawn
the young man away.The'n, the blind
man knew, he would depart forever.
But with the intuition of the dying
and he realized what this strange
Weakness meant the blind man saw
the solution of the problem. He call
ed, till they gathered round him.
Then he felt for the young man's
hands and for the girl's, and joined
"Promise me," said the blind man
to the mother. And she, having taken
his life, could not refuse his dying
"Forgive me, Charles," she said.
"I thought it was best for Dorothy.
But you can take her now. I can't
refuse but what does it mean?"
, The blind man knew what it
meant. It meant that he could de
stroy "that little three-cornered note
at which his fingers strained and tore
.under the bedclothes.
"My dog!" whispered the blind
man. "You yours "
"We'll take care of him, -for your
-sake," whispered Dorothy.
. The blind man did not speak any
more. He knew that it would be only
a little while before he would see
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.
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COLD CUCUMBER PICKLES
Wash pickles and put in jar. Cover
them with strong salt water (one cup
of salt to two quarts of water). Let
'stand over night.
The next morning drain and wipe
dry. Place in crock. Over them pour
one cup of dry mustard mixed with
smooth paste, with little vinegar. Add
two cups of brown sugar. Beat all to
-smooth paste. Add one gallon of
sgood vinegar, turn over pickles cold.
Keep plate and weight on top of
pickles and keep under vinegar. Will
-keep all year.
By Berton Braley.
The merchant with a, stock of flies!
For, tell me, what
What earthly use,
It is to swat
When flies are loose,
If all the fruit and half the meat
And other food you have to eat'
Has been the common stamping
For all the flies in blocks around?
Don't patronize the merchant who
Has foodstuffs open to the, view,
Without a glass, without a screen
To keep them insectless and clean;
So when you find a grocery store
With fifty million flies or more
You'll turn and say,
In accents clear,
"No, thanks good day!
I won't trade here.
I'll try some other place for mine
Where flies don't find a 'welcome'
And where they're not on pleasant
With fifty-seven brands of germs."
That's what I'd say .
And go away
The merchant with a stock of flies!
It is very necessary that the stu
dious child should be encouraged to
take enough outdoor exercise -to pro
tect its health and insure its growth.
Teacher and parentworking together
will find it possible to correct the "too
much indoors" error.