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mother. You must not go before
meeting her, and she must know all,"
But Mrs. Moran and Hubert Elling
ton were staring at each other as
Belle had never seen two people stare
before. --. .
"Hubert!" exclaimed Ada MOran.
"I JjneW it must be you. And I did
not dare believe it"
Hubert Ellington raised Ada Mo
ran's hand to his lips.
"Bele,"he,said,'turnlng to the girl,
"your moth'er was my sweetheart
twerity years ago."
SCHOOL DAYSBY ALLMAN
WRitns i most
DIARY OF FATHER TIME
An old fellow like myself, whose
business it is to mark time, has to
smile every time you Earth Polks be
gin to prepare for Christmas, so bad
ly have you got your dates mixed.
Not one in a million of you .probably
know that you are four years and six
days off in your reckoning of time.
Christ's birthday was really in the
year 4. before Christ, as you reckon
it Your present way of computing
time was introduced in 532 A. D. A
thousand years later you Earth Polk
discovered that you were in error but,
afraid of further mixing up things,
you stuck to it and this year you're
going to 'celebrate what you really
ought to have celebrated Dec. X9,
1S09. But this'isn't the only instance
m which you Earth Folk try to make
fact by persisting in 'error.