Bryan. "Oh, Huldah, I am a sad fail
ure and you are a wonderful success
in business. Huldah, you told me to
go to the city and find myself. I
couldn't go outside of the ordinary
humdrum worker, but you, Huldah,
you have found' me, indeed!"
The store thrived,' and when Bryan
returned to his city after his trips it
was like some joyous home-coming.
One day he said to Huldah:
"I spoke about your finding me!
Please don't let me get lost again!''
and that broke the ice' toward fur
ther discussion. Huldah forgot the
restriction concerning the subject of
love, for she was convinced ar last
that Bryan needed her and .would
never tire of her dear presence.
(Copyright, 1916, W. G. Chapman.)
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
Sept. 25, 1799. Gov. St. Clair con
vened and addressed the first terri
torial council and house of represen
tatives in the Northwest territory.
INCUBATOR WAR BABY IS ADOPTED INTO
FAMILY OF WEALTHY' WOMAN
After being raised in an incubator
at Coney Island and Atlantic City,
this baby has been adopted by Mrs.
Richard Elkins, daughter-in-law of
fctie late Senator Stephen Elkins of
West Virginia, and given the name of
John Gerald Lonsdale, the family
name of Mrs. Elkins. The boy's
father died in battle in France before
the birth of the baby and the mother
died soon after
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