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"There has' been a great change
In our fortunes."
"Tell me," she asked, '"Why did
you go away?"
He did not answer. Indeed it was
with much difficulty she drew it from
"They have been sending for me,"
he said. "The first time they offered
me $10 a day, then next time was
$12 and the next $15. Now they un
derstand I will not work there at any
"Why?" she asked wonderingly.
"I will not if you must know
make those devilish shells to murder
men with! To murder those of my
fatherland my mother's people! I
will' not help war in any shape. It is
the devil's work!"
"Oh, Max, MaxV' she cried.1 "You
"I am at least honest at peace
with my work."
She let him know that she wished
to help him with her money, but he
refused. Then she came to him with
an offer from Mr. Hempstead in his
line of work. Mrs. Hempstead de
plored the loss of the jantpr, but she
became reconciled when she found
Katharine was looking for an apart
ment of her own and was going to
marry the foreman of the big works,
who was not likely to be again a jan
itor. o o
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
Feb. 22, 1842. Abraham Lincoln
delivered an address before the
Springfield Washingtonian Temper
ance society at the Second Presby
terian church, Springfield.
LUCY LOCKET'S NEW POCKET
By Betty Brown
Lucy Locket could never have lost
her pocket had she worn one of the
new styles which swings from a
chain and is also attached by the gir
dle. Those who prefer plain mater
ials have discovered the pocket as a
proper means of ornamenting an
otherwise simple skirt. And no pock
et is considered extreme so long as it
fills this important need.
Miss M. Jane Newcomb, lecturer of
Pennsylvania State college, declares
that the less a girl wears the more
she must eat We're headed right
straight for a famine. .