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Nelson was up at daylight next
morning. He could not sleep for his
woe. Destiny must have led him past
the Blinn home. Ruth rushed out.
"Oh, Mr. Wader' she cried, "I've
got a letter for you
She thrust the "right" letter sent
to the "wrong" person into his hand.
"Why, what does this-mean?"
stammered the' heart-broken swain.
"Can't you read itT" demanded
"It was intended for you and sent
to me. The one you got was meant
for me. Avis and I had had a tiff."
And then Nelson Wade went home,
his step lightened, his heart throb
bing with sore happiness.
And that evening he told Avis what
he thought of her, and the next day
sent to the city for a diamond ring.
TERRIFIC COST OF FLIES
"If there were no flies 170,000,000
years would be added to the lives of
the people of the United States, or
4,000,000 lives' of the present average
length, and $20,000,000 saved," de
clares a physician of national reputation.
"Mabel and Fanny seem to be very
"What makes you think so?"
"Because they knock each other so
behind" each other's backs." ,, , ,.
HALO STRIPPED FROM PAST IN
NEW U. S. HISTORY
Four college men have written .a
history of the United States and it
reads so much like an uncensored
bulletin "from the front" that it
promises to become a "best seller."
"The crystalization of the ideas of
the powerful property-holding inter
ests a victory put over by the reac
tionaries of the day," is the way the
constitution is presented in tie new
history. Washington is described as
a "business conservative," and Jef
ferson as a "progressive and radi
caL" The authors are Prof. W. B. Dodd,
University of Chicago; Prof. Carl L.
Becker, University of Kansas; Prof.
Allan Johnson of Yale, and Prof.
Frederic rL. Paxson, University of
r-O o ' .
"George, where are your school
books?" "When notices appeared that books
were wanted for the wounded, I, gave
mine to them." Humoristicke Iisty ',
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