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"I do not understand," murmured
"Then I will explain: Some time
since I was lured into subscribing for
$50,000 stock of a company I later
ascertained to4e a fake concern. I
paid ten per cent -down. They de
manded the balance. I sent an agent
down to them in another city to ne
gotiate a compromise. He was ready
to offer fifty per cent. He advised
me they demanded all, and had sent
for a report. You sent it under an
error. They immediately settled for
$10,000. You saved me $30,000.
What can I do for you?"
As he spoke Mr. Wayne grasped
Ned's hand heartily. The latter
"Lillie please, sir! We are en
gaged." "What how when!" gasped Mr.
"As soon as I learned she was
poor, sir "
-"And ready to take a pauper and
her insolent old dad, eh?" railed Mr.
"Oh, you wouldn't stay down
long," complimented Ned.
"And your fidelity to duty, even
under mistaken circumstances,
pleases me," observed Mr. Wayne.
"Well, it shall be as Lillie says."
And Lillie had "said" already!
BE excuseo r&
8UYVG OA GOLD-8f?tCK
0VT AJOT FOR TH.
BABY WELFARE EXPERT WILL
Boston, Mass. .Because thousands
of babies die each year of preventable
diseases and neglect, prominent phy
sicians, trained nurses and social
workers will meet in Boston Nov. 12
to consider means to prevent infant
One of the features of the con
ference will be the report made by
Dr. S. Josephine Baker, director of
the bureau' of child .hygiene, New
York and an authority on infant wel
fare. Dr. Baker, will repprt on vital
and social statistics relating to babies.
- KITCHEN COMFORTS.
Have a high stool in the kitchen,
preferably one with revplving top.
Sit down while preparing vegetables.
A snap clothespin has untold pos
sibilities, if kept near the kitchen
stove. It may be used to lift hot
kettle lids, pull sauce plans from fire'
and will assist, without burned fin
gers, in turning pies and cakes in;