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out of the auestion with him when 1
he learned how poor I was."
"Yes," observed Percival, "we are
"But, oh! so glad to share that
poverty cheerfully, almost happy "
"You say that!" cried Percival, un
able to restrain his fervent emotions,
and her downcast eyes, her blushing
face told him that his love was re
turned. One evening a pale, travel-worn
man came to the Marvin home the
missing partner. What a story he
had to tell of adventure, imprison
ment, escape, the $30,000 safely hid
den, the final investment and
What a reunion it was, when Mr.
Deane was called home to learn the
joyful news ! What glowing prospects
presented for the partners and Elsie
and Percival, partners for life!
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
THE SOUTH AMERICAN CAMEL
DRINKS SALT WATER
The llama, called the camel of
South America, has been used as a
beast of burden from prehistoric
times. The familiar and fine cloth
which we call alpaca and vicuna are
woven from the hair of a species of
The llama has the very unpleasant
habit of spitting when enraged or
annoyed; that is about its only means
of defense; its cud and saliva have a
most unpleasant odor, and thus when
one approaches a llama in a Zoo he
should have a care. Llamas are fine
swimmers, and drink freely of sea
water without injury.
Naturalists assert that when face
to face with death the llama will
leave its companions and pick out a
particular spot for a "dying ground."
Counsel Well, after the prisoner
gave you a blow, what happened?
Prosecutor He gave me a third one.
Counsel You mean a second one?
Prosecutor No; I landed him the
IS YOUR NAME WEBBER? MAYBE
YOU ARE RICH
Is your name Webber? If it is you
may be worth millions. Henry Loef
fler, a young Australian lawyer, is
searching the four corners of the
earth for Webbers who are heirs to
a $20,000,000 estate in Holland.
Here's the story:
Over 200 years ago Webber, "the
Merchant Prince of Holland," disin
herited his" daughter because she
married below her station. The for
tune then amounted to $20,000,000,
and was left with a proviso that it be
not divided among the heirs until the
sixth generation. This was in 1675.
In the "United States 490 heirs have
been located, but it is necessary to
establish 1,100 heirships before the
property ean be divided. v
Loeffler recently vSailed from San
Francisco for Java, where he will
search for more heirs amongst the
descendants of the first Holland settlers.