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lay delirious with broken bones,
crippled for life.
"I see it all," murmured the aston
ished Robert. "It was my cousin who
robbed the man at the hotel. He lo
cated me, found little in my room to
steal and entered the one adjoining."
The next day Robert visited Wayne.
He found his cousin just able to get
about on crutches. Ernest Earle,
broken in health and spirits, handed
to Robert what was left of the stolen
money. The regretful tears in his
eyes showed his contrition.
Two days later Robert received a
note from Judge Mills asking him to
call upon him. Ernest Earle had
written a confession and had for
warded it. Robert would have shield
ed his misguided relative, but the
Judge insisted on clearing up the case
in the eyes of the public.
Robert wrote to his jincle all the'
circumstances of the situation and
Ernest Earle was placed in comfort
with a distant relative.
There was a wedding a year follow
ing. The fair bride was Ada, the
groom Robert. He was the Hon. Rob
ert Earle now. The pulic'had made
amends for their temporary disloyalty
by electing him congressman from
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
NOWADAYS MOTHER GOOSE
Jack and Jill ran up a hill
For learning the maxixe,
And now they get two thousand net
For fifty-two straight weeks.
Old Mother Hubbard she went to
And fixed herself up nice as pie,
And went out to trot, which is proper
As you choose Huh? ... .Well,
neither do 1.
peter, Peter, pumpkin eater,
Had a wife and couldn't keep her;
He took her to a cabaret
And now she tangoes there all day.
Porter Emerson Browne.
ANIMALS YOU OUGHT TO KNOW
No $10,000 beauty is the rhi
noceros, but he should worry about
a few wrinkles on his ugly mug.
Next to the elephant the rhino is the
biggest and most powerful of four
An abstemious creature is the
homely old rhino, allowing himself
only two drinks a day and feeding
lightly on grass and roots. He goes
to bed at daybreak when his neigh
bors the birds are getting up, and it's
just before he retires to his lair that
he takes his first drink. When he
goes forth again at sunset he takes
anpther "swig" from the nearest
river and for the rest of the night he
wallows in some marsh, or wanders
in the forest uprooting trees with his
"horn-nose" and" feeding on the
Miss Maude Kelley, Birmingham,
Ala., is the thirty-fifth, woman ad
mitted to practice in" the United
States Supreme Court.