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Ing, shaking their heads as she
walked through the groves.
But this time, when the girl
reached the edge of the forest, look
ing out across the hills, she saw Rob
ert advancing. His step was free, his
heart as light as on the first day of
their love. For somehow he had felt
assured that his journey would not
be in vain.
He took her in his arms and kissed
her gravely, and the faith in her eyes
filled him with new faith in life.
' "You have come to take me away,
as I knew you would." said the girl.
He placed his arm about her. "No,
I have come to stay," he replied."
(Copyright, 1916, W. G. Chapman.)
"Does he understand women?"
"Well, he had money onceand he's
broke now!" Life.
LAUGHED; THEN CRIED
Tommy came out of a room in
which his father was tacking down
carpet He was crying lustily.
"Why, Tommy, what's the mat
ter?" askeu" his mother.
. "P-p-p-papa hit his finger with the
hammer," sobbed Tommy.
"Well, you needn't cry at a thing
like that," comforted the mother.
"Why didn't you laugh?"
"I did," sobbed Tommy, disconso
lately. o o
A shoemaker was fitting a cus
tomer with a pair of boots, when the
buyer observed that he had but one
objection to them, which was that
the soles' were a little too thick.
"If that is all," replied the shoe
maker, "put on the boots and the
objection will gradually wear away."
GIRL OFFERS TO GIVE AN EYE SO HER BLINQ
SOLDIER LOVER MAY REGAIN SIGHT!
Following the announcement from
Paris by Dr. Rochon Duvigneau,
noted oculist, that science had pro
gressed so it is possible to graft a
small piece of the human cornea on
another cornea, a young girl has
written to the Academy of Medicine
offering to sacrifice one of her eyes
to restore sight to her blind lover who
is a soldier. The offer was rejected,