miser. "Good boy! Tve been awfully
anxious. Know her?" and he nodded
his head toward the tidy, grateful fig
ure in the next apartment,
"Yes," whispered Neal weakly, but
bis lace aglow, with tenderness and
"She's true blue," declared the old
How "true blue," Neal Barrett
kriew after a little explanation. The
faithful Towser had driven the rob
ber away, terribly lacerated. Jacob
Wise, grateful to man and dog who
had saved to him a part of his hoard
ed fortune, had given Neal the best
Some memoranda found on Neal
had advised Wise of the existence of
Florence. He had written her. She
had come to nurse the unfortunate
man she still loved.
"Ill call her in now," advised Wise.
"She knows I'm going to start you
out on a new life with plenty of cap
ital. You're a brave man and that
dog shall have a real silver collar.
As to the young lady don't miss
your chance to get a good wife."
' Which Neal did not, and Towser,
loyal, valian Towser, was not shut out
from guestship when the happy wed
ding took place.
A GENTLE HINT
At a cafe in this town one of the
patrons was much annoyed by the
vulgar manner in which his neigh
bor at table ate. He tried to take
no notice of the offending one, but
after watching him pick a bone in
an exeremely primitive fashion he
could not control his feelings any
longfeTj and, leaning over, said:
"Pardon me, but don't you think
you'd be more comfortable if you
took that bone out on the mat?"
She gives to poor Europe
While home beggars knock,
And knits for the soldiers
With holes in our sock.
. New York Sun. -
BEST GUM CHEWER IN MOVIES
(Ts.2f Tii?th.&y -
Fay Tincher as "Ethel," the ste
nographer in the "Bill" movie series,
demonstrates that as a gum chewer
she "has class.4'
A New York -admirer of Miss Tin
cher, evidently, Impressed with the
graceful way wjth vhlch she does her
jaw work, sent her fifty packages ot
-o o "J
With soldiers soaked in every trench
And floods of prater pouring thro',
It seems tha Teutons or the French
Are sure to meet their Waterloo.
N, Y, MalL. .
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