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they have done nothing my wife
and I could not have done. The
' high, cost of living has not kept
us poor, it has been a lack of com
'mon prudence and a disinclina
tion to make even slight sacrifices
that accounts for'our present con
dition. "I waste no sympathy on my
self and have none to waste on
those whose condition is the same
as mine from the same causes." '
And then again there may be
those who will ask: "Is it quite
worth while for a woman to make
a household drudge of herself,
and for her husband to eat cold
lunches, for ten years, to get 5,
000 in a savings bank?"
MOUNDS A -HOME FOR OLD
y FIRE HORSES .
Mrs. Jacob Ehrlich of New
York, who founded the "Mills"
hotels for horses, is now engaged
in raising a furid for a home for
decrepid fire and police horses.
These faithful animals, after
they have served their usefulness
in city departments are sold, oft
en falling into the hands of junk
dealers, rag peddlers or huck
sters who frequently illtreat
Enlisting the interest of Ella
Wheeler Wilcox, Homer Daven
port, Mrs. Minnie Maddern Fiske
and others, Mrs. Ehrlich visited
Police Commissioner Waldo. The
result is that the city charter is
likely to be amended so that Mrs.
Ehrlich or others who show
proper credentials may purchase
the horses without the necessity
of their being sold to the highest
Thus their days will end in
peace and comfort.
If the pet of a fire battalion has
served his days of usefulness Mrs.
Ehrlich will be able to bid him
Mrs. Jacob Ehrlich.
in for a reasonable sum and then
turn him out to grass on the farm
for the "down and outs" of horse
dom near Patterson, N. J.
A gentleman will not in-1
suit me, and n6 other can.
Things We Seldom See.
A hen that lays.
A truthful fisherman.
An office seeking n. man
Trouble's that old "guy" who
comes around to tell you that you
haven't a mortgage on happiness.
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