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It came from the shut-in cut they
had just traversed.
"My sister!" cried Lora sharply.
"Oh. listen!" A runaway!"
There was no doubt of it from the
sounds. Rupert halted Fleecy and
bent his ear intently. He couid trace
the sharp ringing hoofs of a horse,
the jar and jangle of a swaying ve
hicle. The cries of distress and ter
ror came nearer and nearer.
"Miss Vane," he spoke hurriedly,
"please alight If a runaway horse
gets out of the cut on the open here,
he is liable to go over the side of
the gully to sure destruction."
He knew just what to do. He cal
culated how far he could depend on
Fleecy wise, intelligent old farm
veteran. Quickly turning about he
drove back into the cut, blocked the
road and old Fleecy braced for the
crash. It came, but the sturdy shield
SAVE THE PAPER!
never wavered. Lora's sister cling
ing to her seat, the runaway was
checked. Her escort had been thrown
from the vehicle, but came running
As they reached the Grey home
later Lora went up to old Fle'ecy. She
guessed all, even the thoughtful
over-sensitiveness of Rupert She
put her arms around the neck of the
"You brave creature!" she said.
"You saved my sister's life, you and
your master here."
Her long hair showed like bur
nished gold in the moonlight Ru
pert felt that it would be rapture to
kiss that in turn. And within a week
he had the right to do so.
One seed of cotton, receiving all
possible care, would produce 40,000,
000,000 seeds in six years.
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Save the paper napkins when you picnic in the grove!
Soon your old waste paper can will be a treasure trove.
Paper prices going up, forests coming down;
Soon a tissue paper cap will be a costly crown.
Save the daily paper too, call the paper man;
Put a combination lock upon the garbage can!
Save the paper dollar bills, now and then a five;
You'll be glad you did it, sure as you're alive!
Rent a safe deposit box, "daily stuff therein
All the paper you can find, long and green and thin.
Rent a room some afternoon in a big hotel;
Tear the paper off the walls, pack and guard it welL
Take it to the banker man, store it in the vault,
Then if you're not rich some day yours is not the fault
Paper soon will he too dear to waste on silly rhyme,
So I'm saving postage stamps against that sorry time.
-Charles B. DriscplL.