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"Jump in, Joe," said Bentley. "Did
you think I was going to save my
skin and not help you, after what you
did for me?""
As the foremost hound leaped for
him Joe scrambled aboard. Noise
lessly the boat pushed forward into
the mangroves. The shouts of the
pursuers grew fainter. They were
hidden in an impenetrable screen.
And suddenly, looking into the
girl's eyes, an immeasurable content
came over Joe, and he thought of
one who waited for him, also. And
his schemes of revenge fell from him
like a wornout garment
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
By Lulu Nethaway
I saw a woman the other day
With a dog nestled close to her
She kissed and caressed it disgust
If, So I put her to the test
"Don't you wish it were a baby,"
I asked, in innocent fun-.
"I wouldn't spoil my form for a
She replied; and the harm was
I'd insulted her ladyship's pleasure
To suggest such a ridiculous thing.
But she doesn't know the happiness
A little human life would bring.
I met her Jater, and Fido was there,
Wrapped in a silken robe, too.
And before all her friends, gathered
I said: "Fido looks just like you."
"Did Col. Roosevelt charge up San
Juan hill, or did he not?" asks Old
Time Subscriber. We forget; maybe,
and maybe not And maybe the boy
stood on the burning deck whence
all but him had fled, simply because
he couldn't swim. Some details of
history get away from us, bright as
CLUB COUNCIL TO MEET IN
PACIFIC COAST CITY
Miss Josephine Brower, Minnesota
clubwoman, a middle west delegate
at the council meeting of the general
federation of women's club, June 1,
at Portland, Ore.
"What makes you say Mr. Rabbit
has gone for the season?"
"Because I saw him peppered with
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