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the same train, alsd homeward
bound, was Dora's father. Naturally
he was interested in the doing of a
:roung man who had been "shining
around" bis favorite 4aughter.
By piecemeal the story of Grey's
inheritance came out. The rest of
the circumstance was finally related.
"And you're thinking of moving to
Booneville and starting in business,
eh?" propounded Mr. Wayne.
"That's it," assented Horace. "You
see, I'm a pretty fair tinker, and the
man who is going to back me says
there is plenty of work to pick up."
"What about Dora?" submitted Mr.
"Why, you know we are of the kind
willing to work and wait. I asked
you once for your approval to the en
gagement, but "
"Oh, you've got some practical
prospects now," interrupted the wise
headed Mr. Wayne. "You've proved
you know how to grasp an oppor
tunity, young man, and you can have
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
B'GOLL-Y THE FELLERS
DAT KILL TH' MOST
TIME ARE USUALLY
LITTLE ECONOMIES COUNT
By Caroline Coe.
LittI economies count in these
days oi high prices it pays to watch
the little leaks in the household ex
penses. What do you suppose your cheese
cloth, dust cloths and window cloths
cost a year? Whatever it is, it may
be saved. Use all old soft curtains,
cut these into squares, hem and find
a dust cloth that will not shed lint
and is soft enough to reach all cracks
Make your own "dustless dusters."
Wring out clean dust cloths very dry
from warm water. Turn onto it a
little coal oil, cedar oil or any good
polishing oil. Pat the cloth until ev
ery part has become slightly oiled,
when it is ready to use. These dust
ers are sold on the market for a
quarter, and the home-made kind are
just as good.
Use old lace curtains for window
cloths. They give the window an ex
tra polish and are quickly dried.
Old underwear, if cut in shape and
hemmed double, make most accept
able wash cloths.
Worn tea towels may do double
duty by being made into dish cloths.
Flour sacks, if carefully ripped
apart, make fine soft tea towels.
Soak them in a little soda water to
remove the color.
The American language, so soft,
I like a belt that's loosern what
this one is.
Well, then, why don't you unloosen
it moren you got it unloosened?
It won't unloosen no more.
Well, then, you got to. go to work
and get one that's more loosener.
The salt contained in the oceans is
estimated at more than 4,800,000
cubic miles, or enough- to cover the
United States with a layer 1.6 milea