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Old Eph;was splitting .wood. On the
fence -sat four ebony 'cherubs' eatfng
breadand butter. -
"For mercy's sake!" cried Mrs
Morgan, "who arethey?"
"Your neighbors,5, responded Mar
tin glibly "very well behaved people,
vjBut black!" almost shrieked the
sensitive lady-and collapsed to a gar
That settled it. Within the hour
Mr. Morgan was down to" the office of
the lawyer. Willingly he canceled the
contract of purchase and received
back his forfeit money. -A new place
in the town had come up for sale, so
a wealthy investor was not Iostto the
'A telegram brought Mr. Grant to
the village, jubilant and excited.
"You made it, didn'fyoii!" he-cried,
slapping Martin on the shoulder in a
truly fatherly way.
"Yes, sir," replied Martin modestly.
"Now then, what can I "do- for you
in appreciation -of your good en
deavors?" "Can't you guess?" queried Martin,
looking the judge straighten the eyes.
"I think I can," was theresponse,
with a -grim smile. My big 'ideas
have come, down afjJeg, .-Martin, and
so have I -Y.ou seenro Knohow to
managejftings. Alk-right-ypu shall
be my business agent."; '-
"Ohof course, she will want to be
May (fndignantly) I don't care;
I think Harry Easterleigh is down
right mean." Marie Why, May?
May Well, he wrote me from Egypt,
saying he had shot a crocodile seven
feet long, and that when he shot
another he would have a pair of slip
pers made for me. I'll never speak
to him again. l
1 'The largest steel ingot ever cast
was recently produced in England.
It weighed 150 tons, was 23 .feet
longhand 80 inches' wictej? -
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