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He felt the current course through
his body. He ceased to struggle. His
last thought was that it was too late.
"It didn't hurt you, did it?"
He was staring into Poison's face.
The dentist was standing over him,
his forceps in his hand, and, at his
side, was Polly.
"You nearly got my finger that
last pull," said Poison.
THEY'RE GOING TOPLAY AMERICAN GAMES
Henrietta and Arthur Colbran,
aged 5 and 3 years, who, until just a
week or so ago, had never seen a
white playmate, knew nothing of the
delights of the kindergarten and
were absolutely ignorant of the many
interesting things that are common
knowledge to most "kiddies" of their
The youngsters were born in the
wilds of interior Korea and were the
only white children in that region.
As there were no satisfactory schools
for the little "foreigners," they were
taught by a governess
They began to learn American
ways when they arrived in San
Francisco with mother and father
the other day. A. H Colbran, their
daddy, is a wealthy mining man, who
has spent 20 years in the Korean in
terior. He recently sold his holdings
and brought his family to the United
Now. Henrietta and Arthur are fas
cinated wtih the idea of having real
white children to play wRh and a
chance to learn American games.
Because quail, prairie chickens,
meadow larks and other birds which
feed on insects have been swept
away by thousands, cotton growers
of the -south lose $100,000,000 a yea
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