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photograph a little distance away.
They must have seen those photo
graphs every time they passed the
window. The girl's had burned its
image upon the young man's brain,
without ever reaching the level of his
waking consciousness. So, too, with
"So that is the origin of the
dream," said the girl, with quivering
lips. "Oh, Walter, I thought I
thought it was a sign."
"Why, so it was," he answered,
drawing her arm through his. "It is a
sign that we are going to be married
(Copyrigh't by W. G. Chapman)
GLEAMS FROM THE BRIGHT
When the state goes dry,
And the saloons are closed,
And nowhere booze for sale,
Will the boys cut loose
And drink grape juice,
'And get a souse on ginger ale?
Or will they sigh
For the days gone by,
And will their spirits droop?
Will they pine to hear
The splash of beer,
And the sound of the gladsome cloop
(Look it up in the dictionary. We
PLACING THE BLAME
In his Christmas speech, made at
army headquarters, whereas he
should have been at home carrying
bundles, mailing parcel post pack
ages, burning his fingers on wax can
dles and groaning over the bills, the
"It has been permitted by God that
the enemy should force us to cele
brate Christmas here."
This is a right fine exhibition of
religion on the part of Wilhelm, but
isn't it a bit risky for his claim that
God is with him in this war? It is
sure to be asked if God wasn't with
the other side when the enemy drove
Wilhelm back from Paris, which was
the main objective when Wilhelm
went to war. Also, it will be asked if
God is with "the Russian barbarians"
in their successful efforts to keep
Von Hindenburg from celebrating
New Year's day in Warsaw.
Oh, well! the kaiser is like all the
rest of us. We all are prone to charge
our failures to God, and the bigger
the failure the heavier the responsi
bility on God. Being a king by di
vine right, there's nobody save God
on which Wilhelm can throw the
blame, you see.
MARS ROUTS CUPID, DELAYS
Washington, D. C. To be near her
royal lover, Prince Christian of Hesse,
Miss Elizabeth Reid Rogers, a Wash
ington society girl, is living in Berlin
The prince is on a battleship in the
Kiel canal. It is said that just before
the war clouds broke over Europe the
kaiser had given his consent to the
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