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14 Husband deserted her two
years ago. Three children, 10, 8 and
15 Husband has cardiac asthma;
3 children, one 15-and twins 16
months old. Very destitute.
16 Woman alone. Sick for a long
17 Her husband is a laborer and
he has been out of work for some
time. There are three children, 8, 6
and 3 years. The 8-year-old boy is
sick and has been for some time.
18 The husband has been sick
and unable to work for-some time.
There are several children. "When
this family was first found the chil
dren were sleeping on boards laid
across chairs without .bedding and
very little covering. The man is. in
the second stages of tuberculosis.
They have been given some help, but
their Christmas will be a cheerless
19 5 children, ages ranging from
2 to 14 years. Husband has been
helpless with rheumatism.
20 Widow, 5 children. The old
est boy, 18, has been out of work for
quite a little while. The woman is
a widow and destitute.
21 Husband out of work a long
while; 5 children, 8 months to 10
years. Baby of 2 years dying of
22 Husband out of work; 6" chil
dren. The woman is in poor .health.
23 Husband out of work four
months. They have 1 child, 6 months
old. In desperate circumstances.
24 Is sick. Husband, a wood
worker, is out of employment.
Child 2 years old and a 6-months'
25 A deaf and dumb girl of 18
who has anv old mother. The girl
lost her position through an accident,
and they are very poor.
BREAKING IT TO HIM
The engagement of Miss Margaret
Roesing, daughter of B. Roesing of
this city, has been announced to Ar
thur Croxton. r Evanston (III.) News. .
WHAT MIGHT BE DONE,
By Charles Lamb
What might be done if men were
What glorious deeds, my suffering
Would they unite
In love and right
And cease their scorn of one another!
Oppression's heart might be imbued
With kindling drops of loving kind
ness, And knowledge pour
From shore to shore
Light on the eyes of mental blind
ness. All slavery, warfare, lies and wrongs,
All vice and crime might die to
gether; And wine and corn, '
To each man born,
Be free as warmth in summer
The deepest sunk in guilt and sorrow,
The meanest wretch that ever trod,
Might stand erect
And share the teeming world to
morrow. What might be done? This might
And more than this, my suffering
More than the tongue
Ever said or sung
If men were wise and loved each
NO MARGIN OF PROFIT
"Why aren't you going to marry
"Well, my government wants to
tax expatriated brides and his gov
ernment wants to tax bartered titles,
so there wouldn't be much money
left" Louisville Courier-JournaL
Nineteen states now require that
an examination in agriculture be
passed before a teacher may obtain
Mb certificate. , ,.,.