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A spasm of pain of the intensegt
emotion crossed his face as in a
subdued tone Mrs. Ross told of their
misfortune. The patient roused up
"Send for some one tp witness my
confession!" he cried. "Oh, madam,
your husband is an innocent man,"
and then his story came out. He was
a burglar whose deed had caused the
conviction of Edgar Ross, and, that
night long past, seeing the police ap
proaching and knowing he might be
searched, he had slipped his spoils
into the pqcket of the wayfarer he
pretended to be helping home.
He had got out of town at once
and since then had been failing in
health until he had become homeless
, and moneyless.
"It was retribution," he declared,
"but now I can make atonement."
The contrite man died the next
day, but not until he had payed the
way through his confession to insure
the restoration of Edgar Ross to his
So the generous impulse of a
brave little child brought about the
rehabilitation of the father she loTPd-
DID YOU KNOW
That when practicing on a piano
for three or four honrs the hands be
come tired. This can be overcome
by holding the hands rigid while
some one lifts the piano up and
A true diplomat will always laugh
at the gray-haired jokes his bbss
springs and say, "They're new ones
The tightest guy in the world is
the fella who shot his dog -before
breakfast so he wouldn't have .to
The -nerviest guy in the world is
the fella who had a seat in a street
car and flirted with a wren hanging
in front of him on a strap.
More than one-third of the total
population of Dublin consists of fam
ilies living in. a single room. ,
FROCK HAS BELT QF BEAD WORK
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Most of the wool jersey dresses are
made on very simple lines. .To give
them a distinctive value, hand em
broidery ajad bead work are em
ployed. The modest design of the illustra
tion becomes decidedly striking by
an addition of a broad belt of bead'
work. done in Indian red, purple, gold'
and dull green.