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figures stood shivering in every do'oiv '
way,iheuswathy, eager-eyed faces
turned toward the western light. Her
sadden, smile seemed aJ)enediotfon.'
'Bog dai e Bog vzial"(God gave
and Cod tooc) she quoted softly.
"But 'afterwards comes Reward.
At last it is-here f or -some!"'" j
Unsteadily her work-worn haijd
pointed into the sunset where a dark
spotPgrtwing slowly, "moved toward
the hamlet. r .. ,
'Silent and tense, scores'of menjand
women watdt8d'and waited. 6ldl
Ivan had comeouf in his bare feet.
Blind Yan's palsied band qurved over
his ear to catch jSome half-heard
sound, lame Ellen wa 'crooning to
Obviously they too were waiting-rail
of them! ," i
Steadily, with heart-straining slow
ness; the rk--spot became a
"droisky," .. (wagon) ' developed a
"yemschik'' driving with arms "ex
tended. " From'stni far -away-his "ex
plosive shouts sounded across -the
steppe: ,,; J
"Hi! Ivan! Hj!,Alexandrovitcl! It is
cold cold! Let the samovarbebub
bling boiling!';. ' .
Another momentwhlle the ragged
laprobcfell over.Ms' exhausted horse,
he stepped 'from the droisky s'tiffly.
"Ay, batiriskkas "(Utile -fathers),
whyso silent-?,. cTrustme o i carry
good nera. ' J j
"See this!"'-- " ' i
A cramped- arm, raised a. 'limp
leather pouch'. "f " '" ' j
flLook.here and be -content! j X
for all when Il)rihg Caterina such
a Iieavy.-AnericaTfmaiU!' r s
And thaMif Russia all;(he"pale.
Therejvhere the czar-ridden Jews
are forced into an. unimagined pov
erty; cruel-and horriblel there is tut
one ray" of1 light: .When? tie. "Amer
ican mail" .comes, bringing money
from the "young ones" who "emi
grated" to the land 9f.the free!
Caterina sent her son to America
he has"pfade'arearplaco for himself
and besidessometimes now Caterina
may have vegetables to eat! . ,
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i By Berton-Braley.
j Streets an? full x& people
", Under sign and steeple u
Dreaming, hating,- lovjng;
Such a human welter
Steams on streams of faces
Pduring helter-skelter '
' Through the city's spaces;
Clergymen and laymen,
, BeggaVmen and. rich men,
Roustabouts and draymen,
, Criminals and ditchmen,
, Soldiers and civilians,-;
.Men of toil or leisure,
All the" teeming millions
-, A their work or pleasure;
Demi-monde and lady
Toil' or .Jewel-BJden,
' Mother, wife and 'maiden,
Some, with' a"ces tender,
Hags in garments tattered,
Visions' robed in' splendor.
Yet this vast profession J
Serves to m'aketner'dnly
'Think, with deepdepression,
I ' am" Tery lonely; '
I am not diverted .
For a single minute,
"When YOlTare, not in it!
, . 1914 MODEL -1
'L suppose" ihis iseven a more re
markable baby than the one you had
(last year." -
Au&Tlend Oh, you bethels! Far
better model. Got a"longer wheel
base, a better, pair of, lamps and a
The great nrass'of steel in the
buildings- of lower New York is said
to affect the compasses of the ves
il.'..jri 1A ?t ..i..t. ...&& ,, ., .j.