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BLhrift brother, that he kept on letting
jim have money until at last he was
obliged to refuse him. Then George
- repaid his kindness by forging nis
name to a check. Jared was so exas
perated that his only terms lor not
prosecuting his brother was a mort
gage on this property for the amount
of the check and the threat of pros
ecution if the interest was not paid
The expression on the three wom
en's faces was enough to convince
the lawyer they had never known.
"Perhaps I should not have told
you," he said, "but it seemed to me a
mere matter of justice."
"Well, I should think so," said the
elder girl with conviction. "And I'm
going to pay it if it takes the rest of
The lawyer looked questioningly
at the girl, then he said: "I shall
write fully to Mr. Turkeen and I am
quite sure he will extend the time."
A few days later when Bessie re
turned from work she said, to her
mother: "I saw Mr. Moore coming
out of Mr. Dimlers private office to
day. I, suppose he's been spying
around, trying to find out about me."
The next day she burst in with:
"What do you think now? He's been
in pumping Tom! Yes, Tom asked
me what it meant. Jane, you got me
into a fine mess!"
Just a week after his first call the
imposing form of the lawyer again
loomed up in the doorway of the
"Mr. Turkeen wishes me to hand
'you this paper," he said.
"Is is it a foreclosure?" asked
the little woman, turning white.
"It is a clear title to the property."
"Oh!" cried the three women in
chorus, all getting tearful at once.
Then a strange thing happened.
The lawyer also got tearful He
asked them if they could forgive his
deception. He was Jared Turkeen
himself. He wanted to know the
truth, and he was glad he came, and
lie wanted that wedding to come off
as soon as possible, so that he coulu
make some more plans for his heirs
(Copyright, 1917, W. G. Chapman.)
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By Biddy Bye.
Breakfast Sliced bananas and
cream, graham muffins, coffee.
Luncheon Corn pudding, cheese
sandwiches, apple tart, tea.
Dinner Cream of cabbage soup,
baked eggs and baker potatoes, fruit
salad, gingerbread, coffee.
Breakfast Grapefruit, eggs on
Luncheon Mixed vegetable salad,
cheese rarebit, tea.
Dinner Pea soup, spaghetti with
tomato sauce, baked stuffed onions,
macaroon charlottes, coffee.
A shoe store in Main street, Evans
ville, has taken a single large potato,
framed it and underneath the frame
placed a placard bearing the inscrip
tion: "Will trade for an auto in good
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