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mother of :the chauffeur's- wife,
who told her husband, -who -carried
it to 'the" white-washer, who
shouted it to the. plasterer, and
soon.jt'was heralded all oyer the
kingdom And ,the ..people re
joiced and'tjie Duk'e of'Geewhizz
said), "Oh, piffeand pan-cakesJ"
and the baby cried and every
bodysaid it'was the sweetest mu
sic ever heard. And so'uvvyas.
Onlyunfortuneately, .the dear
old dplt of ,a,neaf -sighted doctor
ha'd brought a gir instead of 'a
'"Let's have a real,-"old;fashiqn-pd
stdry," said Angelimp.
"Likeyour 'grandmother. ,used
"Or like Grimm, and. tKe Rain
bow Books' said,Weedepipes.
"Oh, pshaw! -always a -wicked
witch'to-get the poor Tgrl' into
trouble'andthe good fairy to get
her out. .ndthen the faithful
cock-roach turns into a jrince
with sissy hair and-theyre-mar-rfe.d
and that's all., 'And .there's
more meanness;and murder than
you could find in ajdozen Nickel
Libraries." So spoke Williebill.
",Maybe you could ' make' us
one' said Angelimp, who rather
"I'm ashamed to. I don't see
why we've had to' stand. for that
stuff so long. But I can do it. It's
name is 'The Black Candle.' I'll
tell it to morrow."
'It is more blessed to'give than
to receive." Yet most of us hope
for a very general reciprocity oh
. ' MISSED THE WAY?
Judge Holt, 'of -New Ybrk,( in
a recent charge to a jury, declar
ed that "there are today riot Less
than 60,000 murderers at large-in
the United States." Can' that be
true, and if so", what about capital
Is tli'e-old 'theory "of alife for
a life" the stern ."deterrent of
crime that-we have, always been
told? Or, is' it possible. .that we
!have missed" the wayjin Mealing
with the fouiest, of.1 all crimes?
The 'doctrine of. love taught by,
advanced ' ttfinkeYs like .Judge
Lihdsey- would frardlyyield-mof e
than 60,000 unconvicted murder
ers in one country at1 one -time,
, ' o o '. - -x'
JTHE LAUGHTER- ,"
I laugh along the' little-day
"T's such a thing to keep
The blues away for" then you 'see,
I have no time to weep.
Rhode Island is going to'hav'ea
public dock. Isn't it great f or.the
people' to own something "in the
state where Aldrich has his poli
. o o -
THE WEATHER REPORT
Light Wind s
Generally fair to
night and Sunday;
for Chicago and vi
cinity: riot much
change in tempera
ture ; lowest t 'to
night near freezing
point; light to moderate" variable