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thing was wrong and said: "Don't
worry, dearest, your husband-to-be
was never drunk in his life, but we
had to drink your health and happi
ness!" Just then a flicker of light came
down in the east, close to the horizon.
"Look, sweetheart," said Dick, "it
is our wedding day and I'm going to
take you back home now,"
When w.e arrived at the door he
"Don't be foolish any more, Madge.
I love you I want you and I'll take
good care of you as long as you live."
We're on the mountain top again,
perhaps Dr. Atwater was wrong
perhaps mortals can live there al
ways. (To Be Continued Tomorrow.)
U o o
THE CHANGELESS PAST
By Berton Braley.
If you have said a cruel thing
To wound and pain,
Nothing you do will ever bring
It back again;
You may retract, apologize
With heart that's broken,
But ever you must realize
The word was spoken.
The wound may heal but still, in
spite of care
The scar is there.
If you have done a deed that's wrong
It stands forever,
Though afterwards you labor long,
With high endeavor,
To live it down and make it right,
This is your sentence,
To know the deed still stands in spite
Of all repentance;
Though all the rest of all your life
That stain is there!
The record stands in spite of toil
Our acts remain, however much
If you'd atone for deeds that you re
gret, Doa't do them! '
L- sW JWfn)
While sojourning with a friend in
the parlor, old chap, we heard a tre
mendous crash from the direction of
the kitchen. On hastening back to
ascertain the dimensions of the ca
tastrophe we discovered a male house
servant lying on the floor, surrounded
by soot and pieces of stove pipe which
he had been striving to adjust. His
"Say, have you been trying to fix
the pipe or just doll yourself up in
minstrel show talcum? As a pipe ar
tist you're a hunk of smudge, but as
a scene shifter you're a darb at
changing a kitchen into a coal mine.
You're the guy that put the soot in
damage suit and the cuss in muss.
Beat it, you he-Cinderella, before I
make you wear thes.e pipe joints for
collars and cuffs!"
A CHRISTMAS SUGGESTION
For a bride fill cookbook with
recipes neatly copied from Caroline
Coe's tested recipes.