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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 19, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 20

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was the matter, an' then he went on
home with me, same's you are, an'
he's been helpin' and oin' things
ever sence."
June made no reply, but she was
thinking hard. This was the man
they had called stingy, because in
stead of spending money to buy pop
ularity and gratify himself, he was
helping a fellow creature over the
thorny way with quiet self-sacrifice
and generous use of his means.
They found him bending over the
thin little form on the bed, the drawn
face looking at him with a pathetic
smile. He started slightly as June
entered, bowed to her and turned to
the child.
"She's, better, Annie," he said
kindly.
The pent-up feelings of the girl
gave vent in a burst of sobs.
"There, there! you mustn't do
that," he said patting her shoulder.
"You must keep her very quiet.
Good night." And with another bow
to June he was gone.
June stayed till a visiting nurse
came, and went home still thinking.
The dashing figure of Gardner
seemed quite effaced 'by a kind of
halo that shone about the head of a
quiet man with kind eyes. She had
thrown away a pearl of great price
to pick up an imitation diamond,
whose glitter was now quite gone,
and the realization of her folly made
her supremely miserable.
The next day she met Hedstrom
outside the store. She had waited
for him.
"Why don't you come any more to
Bee us?" she asked.
"I didn't suppose you "
"But I do!" she broke in. v
He drew her hand within his arm
and they went on together.
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AIN'T NATURE WONDERFUL!
Worrying
Worrying is working the brain
.overtime about something that ain't
vp.t. WnrrviTie1, ran rir mnrp norm tn
work. The fellow who doesn't worry
never says, "Gee! I used to wear a 15
collar and now I wear a 14." s"
Be like the fellow who went to'get
seats for-a show: He didn't worry
whether the show was any good. He
laughed when he bought the tickets.
As the farmer: He didn't worry
about the rain coming through the
hole in the roof down on his bed. He
moved the bed.
Like the girl in Detroit: Her cat
went out one night and she worried
about 50 pounds worth. Misdirected
energy, George. The cat showed up
the next night with all his hair, two
ears, four paws and a taiL He got
hungry.
Lookit us. We aren't worrying
whether this sermon is any good. If
some people say it isn't any good we
just say: "Aw, they don't know good
stuff when they see it"
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Buttons are now made from the
spent yeast discarded from brew
eries. oo
WHAT HAS BECOME
I ' 7 L I
THE COP WHO WALKED
BY ATBUIT STANDAND
a fellow than a six-day Mfce race or J
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