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lars he was worrying about He's
got enough left after that to go into
business with me, right here in town,
and marry Nellie, and settle down,
right here at home."
The bid man was astare, trembling
"Son," he gasped, "it's too good to
be true!" '
"It isn't," asserted Robert Wal
dron. "In fact, Joel sent me ahead from
town to prepare you for a steady
boarder. He's made good, and. has
'come back.' He'll be here within an
"Mother!" cried the old man in a
delirious joy. "Tell her, son!"
And Mr. Waldron' repeated his
"To think of it!" almost sobbed
Ira Wells. "All hands back in the old
home nest Oh, I'm- so overcome I
I don't know- what to do!"
"Father," suggested his wife,
smiling through her tears, "suppose
you go upstairs and bring back the
(Copyright, 1916, W. G. Chapman)
AS THE SUN COMES UP,
THE MOON 60ES DOWN
"I don't know you from Adam."
."Jou should. 'rn.dresd. differently'
She is Mabel Van Buren, one of
five leading members of "The Man of
the Hour" company in Chicago ten
years ago. The five players are now
engaged in the movies. Miss Van
Buren plays the part of Ramona
Gonzaga in Clune's "Ramona." Be
fore entering the motion picture field
she had many notable engagements
on the stage in support of many of
the best-known stars.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
May 22, 1733. The French and
the Illinois Indians were alarmed and
incensed by a raid up the Wabash
and Ohio valleys by the Chickasaw
THE ULTIMATE PESSIMIST!
We know a cheerful soul who has
already begun to predict that -we're-goiBgjto.lMiv.e