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"But there was no government
The authorities were quite as bad as
the peons. They stole everything
they could get hold of. We furnished
the milk to the whole of Tuxpan and
they stole our cattle. It wasn't a bit
of use to complain because the feel
ing was intense.""
"But we held on while the fight
waged. Today it would be Villa, to
morrow it would be Carranza, but I
believe myself that Villa is the whit
est of the two of them.
"Then, suddenly we were told to get
out. Things I had collected' in differ
ent parts of Europe had to be left
behind. I was fortunate to get away
with one trunk. We took the boat to
Tampico and we reached Chicago
two weeks ago, stranded."
I suppose she saw how very sorry
I felt for her, because she smiled at
"Things are bound to come all
right," she -said. "I have trusted in
God all of my life and I have found
He never fails. Somebody will give
me something to do until things are
straightened out for us. It is my son
that I "worry over most and he is
worrying oter "me That is funny,
'"Don't lose your courage," I said
to her. "You are surely not asking
much in asking a home in return for
sewing. The barter is a very fair one
and I am positive there are plenty of
big-hearted women in Chicago who
will be more than glad to make that
exchange with you for the little while
you may need it."
-1 am positive there are. Apart
from the work she is able to do, she
is a little bit of sunbeam in her won
derful optimism, in her splendid
And though I have suppressed her
name because it would be painful per
haps to her to have the story told in
this way, I shall very gladly give it
to any one who wants to offer the
shelter of a home to a courageous
little lady who can do "beautiful sewing."
TITLED "WAR BRIDE" SEWS FOR
MEN ON FIRING LINE
Dachas a 3ut&ctoti
London, Eng. One of London's
interesting "war brides' is Her,
Grace, Millicent' the Duchess d
Sutherland, who recently rnarried,
Maj. Percy Desmond Fitzgerald, on
the eve of -his departure for-the "War.
like most other women, in jjan.-i
don the bride is engaged iiu doing
relief work for the soldiers on"'-th62
firing line. - "
THE HUMAN PLATFORM
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-rPhfladelphia Ledger ,