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Mark turned to face an intruder. He
"Why," he observed, "you are the
man who stole my thousand dollars
two years ago!"
"Better than that!" chuckled the
man "the reformedman who rob
bed you. A measly act, wasn't it,
after all your kindness to me?"
"I hope the money did you some
"It didn't," was the blunt reply,
"for I squandered it. But when I got
sober and decent again, I never
ceased to feel ashamed. I went West
and became a miner. I worked hard
and I struck luck. All along I thought
of my mean act I've 6ome to give
you back your thousand dollars ten
times over. You good, grand man
I'll never forget you!"
And, "called a grand, good man"
twice within an hour, as this strange
visitor departed after counting out
ten thousand dollars in cash, Mark
Paxton took heart of hope.
He went intopthe house and laid
love and fortune at the feet of the
woman he adored. He came out of
it, his arm around her waist, and her
eyes devotedly devouring his raptur
JUST LIKE THE COAL MAN AND
THE ICE MAN
Now that the New York health au
thorities have declared horse meat
good food, it's about time the breed
ers began to predict a scarcity of
horses and a rise in the price.
How to Cure Ham. First obtain a
sick ham. Treat it with kindness for
several days. If it does not improve
call in a specialist.
How to Make a Cheap Cake. To
eight dozen fresh eggs add seven
quarts of rich cream, three pounds
of the best butter and sufficient flour.
You will find this cake just as good
as the more expensive kinds and it
will cost only $27.63 for a family of
CALIFORNIA GIRL STARTED THE
KEWPIE FAD IN HAWAII
San Francisco. On a recent trip to
Hawaii, Miss Bessie "Gordon, a San
Jose, CaL, girl, won a kewpie doll in
a contest on sliipboard. When she
reached Honolulu she carried the doll
on the streets, its sleek head just
sticking above her muff. Hawaiian
maidens became Interested and now
the fad is Tagmg over there.