secret of his life how he adored the
lovely face his art had perpetrated.
Never had the fair, innocent girl'
been so moved. Tears were m her
eyes as she noted he-wretchedness
of his poor soul, whose delicate face
showed the lineaments of genius.
"Everything must be done to save
so precious a life," she told the wo
man. Then day after day for a week
some irresistible influence drew her
to the place which her money trans
formed into a haven of comfort.
One day she came when the
mournful eyes of the artist were once
more calm and clear. The crayon was
gone from its accustomed plage. He
handed it to her done up in paper.
'T have learned of all your kind
ness," he said simply.
"You wish me to take the picture?"
"It is yours. I have seen you ii
reality there is a more lasting por
traiture in my heart."
He spoke with the desperation and
disappointment of a flitting spirit.
"You must live!" she cried impul
sively, reading the oracle aright
"for my sake will you not?"
His soulful eyes strove to read the
secret of that beautiful face. To Eli
nor he was as a being above the com
mon. She flushed. The admiration of
his glance thrilled her.
"You must let me drive you each
day till you get well," she said.
And that was the beginning of the
beautiful end that saw two harmoni
ous souls joined in undying love and
Crawford What kind of a new tire
pump is he trying to invent?
Crabshaw One that doesn't make
Rub a lump of sugar several times
back and forth over the outside of a
lemon. Sufficient oil will be extract
ed to give a cup of chocolate a most
delicious flavor when the sugar is
At dinner in a quiet family, old
chap, I was amazed to see the only
son appear in his first pair of elongat
ed trousers, so to speak. The lad
seemed shy and self-conscious in his
mature apparel, and he was not re
assured by his little sister's comments
"Gee, Johnny's a scream in his first
long strides! Those man-size juni
pers fit him worse'n they used to
clinch his dad. At the old knowledge
box today all the guys kidded him,
yelling: 'Get a barrel!' Even teacher
couldn't swallow a whoop when she
lamped the jeans. Never mind, John
ny, it's time to hit the fodder and if
you eat enough you can grow into
Statistics at hand show -that about
5 per cent of the women of New York
are enrolled for equal suffrage. That
I means about 150,000.
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