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thing decidedly to his -advantage by
communicating with a certain law
firm. Within twenty-four hours
Ralph learned that his uncle had
died leaving him an independent for
It was a .happy dayfor Ralph when
he sent Galbraith a check for a lib
eral amount. Then there was a royal
gift for his faithful nurse. Accom
panying it was a letter, telling her of
There came a brief note. It bade
him forget the obscure girl so far re
moved from his social circle. It
hoped he would find some fitting
bride in his own class and that they
would be happy.
When Ralph went in quest of the
Galbraiths he found the old house 6n
the river deserted and abandoned.
For a year he watched, waited and
hoped. Wealth had not its antici
pated charm, -with his thought fixed
ever1 and always upon the one wom
an who had befriended him in his
distress and whose loyalty and sim
plicity had won his devotion.
Then one day, just a year after his
first meeting with Ottila, an amazing
visitor came to Ralph. It was Gal
braith, but a new Galbraith. He was
arrayed decently, almost gorgeously.
"I sold out my business," he clicked
with a shrewd grin, "hence, some
profit. It was for the sake of my
niece. You remember Ottila?"
"I shall never forget her!" cried
Ralph, starting from his seat.
"Where where is she?"
"You would see her?" questioned
"I have been searching for her for
a whole year."
"And your mind has not changed
"It never will! Speak out, man
where is she?"
"Come with me," said Galbraith,
and as they walked along he told of
how Ottila .had been at a school
studying for a year, how she was
now at the comfortable home he had
provided for her.
"It was'a test;' safdTthe'6ld-man.
"Ottila wished fbr. education", to wait
a year and, seelf 'you still remem
bered her, See,- ijeiihe of you is
poor nowand'she isa Jewel"'
And within the-Trouf Ralph Norton
fondly folded in his armsvfiis darling!
NEVADA SUFFRAGIST-, MAKES
Washington. Miss Anna Martin,
the young woman to whom Nevada
gives credit for the recent equal suf
frage victory, has come to Washing
ton to join the-forces of the Congres
sional Union. . , -
Miss Martin recently made a per
sonal appeal to President Wilson to
aid the suffragists$ur securing a fed
eral suffrage amendment during the
"To cure a cola: Throw the
cough medlcine.'out-the window and
let fresh air in'remarks Dr. Harvey
W. Witey.' -You'saM something, docl