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stairs and gave an agreed-on signal
to the landlady.
A minute later Mrs. Prescott re
turned upstairs to confront her lost
It was a feverish, unreal hour for
the poor mother."" Barry did not in
trude until the first wild joy of find
ing the dead alive had somewhat sub
sided. It was then that he told her
of the escape from the wreck of fa
ther and child, of his discovery of
the former with Arline in a wretched l
hovel in a distant city. Prescott had
sustained serious injuries in the ex
plosion of the steamer, had died, and
Barry had brought Arline home.
True friend he had been. In her
heart of hears fervently Mary Pres
cott realized this fully.
True lover ever! She knew this,
too, before many weeks had passed
by, and little Arline and happy Mary
after the storm found peace and a
PITY THE POOR BILLIONAIRE!
The war gods will play their little
jokes even the gold-sheathed per
son of Willie Waldorf Astor is not im
mune from their pranks.
Astor, who is the descendant of a
German immigrant, renounced his
American citizenship a good many
years ago because the TJ. S. A. was
not a "-fit country for a gentleman
to live in" it's most annoying mani
festation of "unfitness" was the in
Now England has laid hand on the
purse of her loyal adoptive son and
takes a war tax of one-third of his
income, or $1,200,000 a year. Pity
the poor billionaire! Where now will
be turn to find a taxless country fit
to live in?
laundry, she feels assured that "Lit
tle Girl's" school clothes are always
clean and fresh, and that is import
ant in public schools where so many
children gather for work and play.
Each time the cotton dress is tub
bed it is thoroughly sterilized and
lurking disease germs sent on their
way where they can do no harm.
The frock sketched here is an A.
Starr Best design in tan and green
FRESH TUB FROCKS FOR WORK
By Betty Brown
The wise mother sends her little
girl to school in washable frocks,
under a winter coat of course, and
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checked gingham with dark linen
trimming the collar and cuffs. White
pearl buttons and a stiched yoke out- '
line add to the neatness of this trim
little school dress.
Most men who never let a lie pass
their lips talk through their noses. .
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