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"Read it all over again, Angela. It
is exquisite!" and the girl did so.
Moore thrilled to listen to that voice
retraversing his poor composition.
"It is like a sweet breath from the
past!" murmured the old man. "Who
could have written it? How came it
"It is like a letter from home, isn't
it, dear?" smiled the girl. "I found
two- of the leaves littering the ravine
walk; read them, was interested and
gathered up the rest. Why, grandpa,
whoever wrote it must have lived in
and loved the dear old cider coun
try!" "It has taken me back to the old
home!" sighed the old man. "I wish
I knew the writer."
Adrain MOore disclosed himself. He
could not resist the impulse. Oh, what
was the vague, casual opinion of his
casual newspaper friends to the
heartfelt appreciation of these new
Before he left these latter the
wealthy old man had his promise
that he would at once go on with the
story of the cherished "cider coun
try." Vivian listened to the exploits of
Moore with an indulgent smile.
"Found a patron and an heiress,
eh?" he observed. "Well, accept the
gifts of the gods gratefully."
Which Adrian Moore did with
fame and the pure, sweet love of An
gela Marston concurrent
(Copyright, 1916, W. G. Chapman.)
OUR OWN TRAVELOGUES
Chihuahua Chihuahua is a city
in Mexico where everybody but the
American is happy. The principal
industry of Chihuahua is shouting
"vivas" for the last "general" to cap
ture the city. This industry is close
ly allied with the "Safety First"
movement. If you "viva" loud enough
for the guy who happens to be in
power that day you may be able to
avnirf fpmnnrarilv trpttintr hota-oon
"made in the U. S. A." and sold at
200 per cent profit to the Mexican
army. The most popular pastime in
Chihuahua is insulting the American
flag and playing a gentle little par
lor game, entitled "Death to the
Gringo." This game resembles
"tag", and an -American is always
"it" Of course a new "It" has to be
found every once in a while because
"it" frequently gets hurt.
WILL CHAIN WIFE BEATERS TO
POST ON STREET CORNER!
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Kansas City, Kan. "To the wife
beaters' post for you" will be the'sen
tence to wife beaters found guilty in
Judge J. H. Brady's court hereafter,
according to the judge.
Aroused by the number of wife
beating cases that came before him,
Judge Brady asked Mayor Green for
permission to erect a post at one
of the busiest corners of the citv.
an adobe wall and a line of rifles
Permission was granted,"