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Mlling anybody's hopes least of all
poor Ned's daughter. I didn't mean
to bring you down here unless I
"knew, so I resorted to that little ruse.
I hope I'm forgiven."
Margarets eyes with the tears
trembling on the lashes were an elo
"I want you both to come in that
big house. There is nothing but a.
caretaker in it now and Margaret
can study with me."
So Margaret's dream came true.
Copyright, 1917, W. G. "Chapman.)
DID YOU KNOW? .
Raising an umbrella indoors is'
'considered very bad luck, especially
if the owner is looking.
Russia, after 14 months of prohi
bition, reported: Crime (all kinds)
has decreased 62 per cent; absentee
ism in factories has fallen-60 per
cent; suicide rate has dropped enor
mously; hospitals formerly over
crowded are not filled; efficiency in
factories increased 10 to 15 per cent;,
practically every inhabitant is at
work ;- savings deposits have in
creased 8 per cent; fire damage has
fallen off 38 per cent; wages in some
districts raised 500 per cent; people
are "eating better and costlier food;
better clothing is worn by the poorer
classes; agricultural implement sales
are 60 per cent larger; imprisonment
decreased 72 per cent ,
UNCLE SAM TELLS HOW YOUjCAN GET STRONG
Army officers pick the following
exercise as a model for straighten
ing the back and strengthening the
Lunge obliquely forward to the,
right and raise arms overhead, as
shown at left
end trunk forward, and swing
arms downward and upward as at
Resume first position, then atten
tion. , -
Repeat left Tightjeft ,
An exercise done languidly is a
waste of tinie ,-