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could not do it. I could not be the
one to destroy that poor old' woman's
faith in her boy and so I brought
"Now I don't know what to do. I
wish Dick would let me. go away. I
can make my living as abroker in
rare books and bindings. Will you
ask him, Margie, if I can give up my
"I'll try to get him here now to
straighten this thing out," I said.
(To Be Continued Tomorrow.)
EVENTS IN THE WAR ONE YEAR
Germans renew offensive in North
France, but Paris reports French,
English and Belgians are holding
them in check. German report is
that 10,000 French have been taken
prisoners and Longwy captured.
Belgium denies Namur has fallen,
saying blowing up of one' fort caus
Zeppelin drops bombs on Antwerp,
killing seven, and is brought down by
artillery fire near city.
Invading Russian army defeated
by Germans at Stolluponen, cavalry
contributing to German success.
Russia reports two great armies
advancing over 70-mile front into
Premier Asquith tells Parliament
that the war probably will strain em
pire's resources and entail sacrifices.
Three thousand Russians leave
Vladivostock to join in attack of
Japanese on Tsing-Tao.
Servia announces clearing of her
soil of Austrian troops by battle at
Premier Salandra assures Italian
deputies that mobilization is not im
minent uLff -
"There, lad, 'tis a bonnie lass
you've married and I wish you both
joy," said the old minister, as he
gazed at the beaming faces of the
oung couple he had just united.
"You're getting to the end of all your
troubles now," he added, encourag
ingly, to the bridegroom.
Time went on, as time will, and a
few months later the old minister
met the young fellow who had start
ed matrimony with such a smiling
"You look pretty miserable, my
friend," said he. a
"Well, I might," came the sulky an- v
swer. "I thought you told me in the
church as 'ow I'd got to the end of
all my troubles."
"Ah, so I did, lad," said the min
ister, with a glimmer in his eye, "but
I didn't say which end."
Detroit Orville Chambers, De
troit national guardsman who dis- -appeared
from regimental hospital at
Grayling last Friday .in dementia, re
ported found ten miles southeast of
where encampment was held.
Muscatine, la. $40,000 sent to
Berlin for German relief work by
Rev. John Haefner, treasurer of the
Lutheran synod of the United States.
Philadelphia. Three men, raving
maniacs, and another in serious con
dition, result of "sniffing" new drug.
Dope known as hyascine hydro-bromide,
derivative of morphine.
Washington. Grapejuice reign in
Washington diplomacy, when Sec'y
Bryan entered cabinet, is a matter of
history today Sec'v Lansing gave
first official dinner last night No .
grape juice on the menu. Wine was
New York. Triplets three g'rlj(fc
were born to Mrs. Bessie Sholmjp'
East Orange, N. J. Beyond "hectic .
flush which immense war orders have f
given," Thos. A. Edison, famous in
ventor, today predicted seven years of
untrammeled prosDerity for the U. S.
, Jersey City, N. J. Two men burn
ed to death in fire which gutted three
upper floors of five-stor building oc
cupied by American hotel, 10-cent
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