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"You must come often now," said
"Yes, yes," said Bottle-Green, nod
ding his head. "Of course." And he
ran up the stairs, shouting, "Peter!
And just as sbonas the folding
table could be set up by black Amyas
the Rebs and Yankees were fighting
a furious battle all over its surface.
(Copyright, 1916, W. G. Chapman.)
LITTLE SOLDIER IN A NEW
There is a military stride to the
walk of this little man, and probably
it's because his clothes are cut in the
new and comfortable fashion of
wide-legged "panties" and loose
fitting coat The model is made up
in dull blue linen with trimmings of
a lighter shade of blue.
Truancy has been reduced to a
minimum in the schools of Los An
geles by means of the telephone. As
soon as a child's absence is noted his
parents are called up and asked the
NATION'S CAPITAL IS CHARMED
BY WESTERN BEAUTY
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Miss Curtis is a newcomer in
Washington, but her charm and
beauty have made her one of the
most popular belles in the congres
sional set She is the daughter of
Senator Chas. Curtis of Kansas.
RUNNING DOWN THE NEWS
There is no news in this settlement
to speak of. We did hear of a man
whose head was blown off by a boiler
explosion, but Ave didn't have time to
learn his name Anyhow he didn't
have no kinfolk in this country, so it
don't much matter.
While going to prayer meeting the
other night, guided by faith and a
lantern, our preacher fell into a dry
well about 20 feet deep. I don't know
whether he got out or not, as I had to
be agoing about the time they went
for a rope to let down to him.
Adams (Tenn.) Enterprise.
Egypt has more blind persons, pro
portionately than any country, 1,235
to every 100,000 population.