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but had been found before life was
quite all gone, hurried under arrest
to a hospital and brought back to the
struggling, unhappy living. He was
hauled up in court, properly punished
and set adrift without a kind word,
an offer of help, or the slightest in
ducement to not again try to experi
ment with better chances of success.
She, Mrs. Berlan, the speaker, did
not tell him he was weak and good
for nothing, because he had let .him
self become a tramp and a derelict.
She told him to wipe the past off his
slate and begin then and there to
know himself. She asked him if he
was willing to work at anything until
he could get his start at his own
work. Yes, he was. The next day
Mrs. Berian found him clothes and a
job. He also did some secretarial
work for her. One Sunday the pret
ty girl who played the piano did not
appear and Mjs. Berian was troubled
that they were to have no music.
"Will you let me try?" Trask
Mrs. Berian assented with some
trepidation. Against her own teach
ings, the lurking, devilishness in his
eyes made her fearful. But when one
of Mendelssohn's "Songs Without
Words" vibrated through the room,
played with fine feeling, she sat back,
closed her eyes and enjoyed it.
This was the way the pretty girl
and the man became acquainted. She
told him he must write something
and let her try to sell it. He insisted
it was no use. But something in her
made him do it She took it to her
brother, who was a magazine editor.
She told him he must read it at once.
When Bhe walked into the office on
schedule time she looked at the edi
tor and said: "Well?" ,
"Where did you find it?" he asked.
"That isn't to the point Are you
going to print it and pay for it?" she
"I am. And I am also going to fall
on your neck for bringing the story.
Why, the man is a genius."
"1 suppose," she remarked, "that is
why they wouldn't publish his work.
George, I actually feel respect for
Gerald Trask doesn't write over his
own name, so you wouldn't know
him by this, but he is now one of the
One of his stories is called "The
Resurrection of a SouL"
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The ingredients are 1 cup sweet or
sour cream, y2 cup .tomato catsup, 2
tablespoons olive oil, 2 tablespoons
vinegar, 2 tablespoons sugar and 1
Mix the oil, salt, sugar and vinegar
together, then beat in the catsup and
finally add the cream, beating it in
Nearly all vegetables and most'
fruits may be used as salads. Raw
vegetables should be used only
when they are young, crisp and ten
der. When boiled green vegetables
are used they should not be cooked
so long that they lose their flavor.
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