: see no way out. The people-who have
much do not care about those who
have nothing. There is no room for
the poor. The world has: no use for
us when it has wrung us dry of our
strength, when we have given it the
best and the all "that is in us. It has
no place for us. If it wasn't for my
And when we left her, and the five
pretty laddies and lassies waved to
, us a happy good-bye, the words re
peated themselves in my ears:
"If it wasn't for my children "
Truly, this is a page from life when
life is cqldly brutal, and I have been
wondering what tragic ending the
story would have "if it wasn't for the
children," and whether those child
dren will be a strong enough bond to
keep the mother and father strug
gling on against all the odds that
seem to be against them.
FOR A BODYGUARD
"My dear wife, how did you come
to hire such a pretty nurse girl?"
"Because I want the children to
have police protection in the park."
Sulphur is the name of one of the
popular colors of the day.
PCNA'S-BOOK. MAKES 'E MS'T UP
Washington. Like the United
States, the Argentine Republic has a
literary president, and a new edition
of the complete literary works of
Presdent Roque Saenz Pena, writer
and statesman, has just reached
Washington; and Washington doesn't
know exactly how to take it, for the
president of "friendly Argentine" has
written a scathing arraignment of the
Monroe Doctrine and all it stands for.
"The Monroe Doctrine is dead in
all Latin America;" and "the acts
of the United States toward weak
governments show unscrupulousness
and always savor of might," are sam
ples of the jabs the South American
takes at what he calls the "gutta
DRAWING THE LONG BOW
"I once saw an Egyptian smoking
an Egyptian cigarette."
"I'm a better liar than you are. I
once saw a Turk taking' a Turkish
An apron made with a bib of table
oilcloth is a great saver when wash-ingjlishes.
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