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your duplicity!" shouted the mer
chant, becoming desperately excited,
and he blurted out bitter reproaches
before them all.
"Why," cried the. doctor, "this ap
plied to an entirely different patient.
Come to my office and I will show
you the diagnosis which described
you as a perfectly healthy man
which you are."
Which Richard Harper was, when
he had been convinced of his foolish
"Oh, what a self-tormenter I have
been!" exclaimed the relieved Mr.
Harper, when alone with Fay and
Ross. "But now, with the business
all right and a new life before me,
we will be happy! happy! happy!"
"Yes, dear papa," murmured Fay,
blushingly "if you will let me marry
Which Richard Harper did.
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
"My pa has more automobiles in
his garage than your pa has in his,"
boasted Johnny Jones.
"Yes," retorted Sally Smith, "but
my mamma has more eggs in her ice
box than your ma has in her's." N.
Mrs. Beetle Well, now, I call the
prof essor a -real gentleman! He must
have known I wanted to see if my
hat was .on straight!
By Berton Braley.
(With apologies to anybody con
cerned.) They say that the men of today are
And lacking in courage and vigor,
That nowhere today are you likely to
A chap who could tolerate rigor;
You may point them to Shackleton,
Peary or Scott,
Yet, nevertheless, they will shout it
That "men of today are a mighty
Well, maybe they are but I doubt
They that the girls of today are a
Not nearly so fine as their mothers,
That all they can think of is going to
Or dances with other girls' broth
ers; They say they are selfish and foolish
That when they -find love why,
they flout it,
They say they are empty of heart and'
And maybe they are but I doubt
They say that we're all of us going
With laughter and labor and revel,
That people are getting eggegiously
And heading right straight for the
But they've said the same thing for
an aeon or two,
So there's no use to worry about it,
They say that mankind is a horrible
And maybe we are but I doubt it!
A scarcity of building, materials is
the report from Morocco. The na
tive cedar has become difficult to ob
tain, and the wood used is chiefly
deal from Sweden and Austria-Hungary.