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In a week. It seemed to him now so
well prepared he had agreed to the
"Erskine has done some good
work on this," he chucjkled., "Now it
is up to him to make as good 'a figure
before a jury."
v Edna feared to tell the young man
of the early docketing of the' case,
The operation had been successful,
but he had not yet been allowed to
stand on the injured leg. But
her reports of Carr's confidence
smoothed the way and he declared
he would get there.
Two days before the time he
limped with a cane into the office.
Then he had to explain that he had
met with an accident and had not
wanted to worry him, so had gone
on with the 'work until he was well
enough to appear without bandages.
Erskine won the case. As it in
involved several millions it made a
sensation in the papers. The next
day Carr offered him the long-desired
partnership. Erskine's heart
gave a great leap and he put his
hand into that of the other man, not
being quite able to speak. Then he
pulled himself together and said:
"I've got to tell you I'd be a mis
erable sneak if I didn't I didn't win.
that case. The big point, the one
that turned the tide for us was made
by Edna Ferris!" Then he told all
sh had done.
Carr, dumfounded, observed that
he would like to lay eyes on that girl.
"You have," answered the young
"Not that smart little typist?"
Erskine nodded. "Well, she can
come into this office just as soon as
she wishes. We need her in our
(Copyright, 1917, W. G. Chapman.)
Five ears ago pupils of .the' Lucy
Flower high school, Chicago, started
to make a mammoth quilt, which has
just been completed. Several hun
dred girls did the work in their spare
SHE WIH IfAD SOCIETY AT
lVLw. life' jS
Mrs. Harper is wife of the chair
man of the Wilson inaugural com
mittee and will lead Washington so
ciety in inauguration ceremonies,
STUFF1 JO LOSE SLEEP OVER
At the rate of 22 breaths a minute,
a man who lives 70 years takes 809,
424,000 breaths. If he is a diver
and swimmer, knock off about 12,
And at the rate of a half pound
pressure each breath in the course
of 70 years the breath pressure if put
in one jnass could lift 25,586 tons.
P. . We didn't count snores 2y2
breaths eqiial a snore. If you don't
believe these statistics, figure it out
yourself and call in person or phone.
Sinker 245. Ask for bug editor.
That girl in Ohio who slept 12
days is running a chance of getting
pinched. Impersonating an officer