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well' enough 16 work even then."
"But I shall find something to ao,"
said Qlenka; "and, besides, we agreed
not to speak of that. Could you
drink a cup of soup?"
"I am not hungry,1' said Openta.
'I think I feel'a draught."
"No," said Odeskalki. "Both win
dows and both doors are shut."
"Perhaps," said Opehtar "one of
the windows' in the -other Toomris
open, and the door dpes not fit tight
ly enough tq keep th.e,coJd"air o"ut"
v "I will see,K said Odeskalki. He re-
turned in a. moment,
"No,'1 he said, "the windows are
closed.. ThaC room is more cheerful
than this, Mrs. Openta. There is an
outlook.7' " '
"Bud" doe stobe, said the old man.
"Haf ypu purned your pridges to
day," said 'Odeskalki and he added,
"Some day you will be Betting the
house on flre."
Odeskalki laid his hand 'on Open?
ta's pJHow and patted ty lightly.
"It is'yourduty to get well," he
said. "I must gohut I will come
every day to Inquire about you. Mrs.
Openta, will you speak with me a
(To Be Concluded Monday.)
ONE MOTHER EXPLAINS H0W SHE WOULD
SOLVE PROBLEM PUZZLING JANE WHITAKER
"Dear Miss Whjtaker: I
"I have Just finished your article
in Friday' Day Book and: I think the
young, lady mentioned made a, big
mistake in going to a dentist's office
"I am-tha-mothert two-girte, one
married,, and I would not think of go
ing alone to any place fthere I had
never been. I am not timid or afraid',
yet we must be 'careful where we
go, and the way to be careful Is 'to
take some one with "us.
f'lf we dp go alone, and- meet with
such fiends in human form as this
girl did, we should consider ourselves.
Fortunate that the beast 'did not go
"My advice, is to forget it as a most
unpleasant affair,, ten jz- 10 no one,
and always take a "friend along that
will sit in the room while, j&e ,treat:
- 'ment is being administered, no mat
ter whether l be. -to denfe dqctor,
or shoemaker. , , A Reader,"
This is the opinion of a niother re
garding the' letter I published last
night, written to meby a girl wb
had been insulted by a' dentist, whqse
calling like that ofa, doctor,, Js. a
humane one to relieve pain and
who-should respeetlns profession too
much to take Advantage of- the fact
that temporarily the natientls in his
This mother thinks, a girl should
not go alone to such a -place, anyone
lis tempted to breathe -a big sigh of
rener tnat two girl? Have, such a
watchful, careful, tender mother.
But the girl who wrote to ine said
she wag In, Chicago alone. 1 am in
a position to appreciate what, it
means" to be In this or any otherjown,
alone. Even though one may be for
tunate enough, to form one or twp
friendship's, a friend fs not a mother,
and a friend does not always find it
agreeable to help one, out in an emer
gency like this. "
Personally, if I hadto go to the
o)ehtist's Office tomorrow, I do not
know of a friend would care to ask
to accompany me," because a. trip to
the dentist Isn't eyer regarded in the
light of pleasure ' .'
Andl granted that one should have
an escort when visiting places of this
kind,, what of the -girl who Js subject
ed to the-. Insults of her employer?
Monday I ain going to publish, a letter
that, is almost beyond belief that
deals with this sjde of the story.
Mother cannot go to the office or the
store or the factory. The girl must
t " Men'like this dentist are-aii insult
ji.. .: iaij.