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addressing some manuscrints to I
my publishers, in mistake inclos
ed this story. I felt dreadful at
the time to thinlcthat it might ap
pear as a breach o? confidence!
But now, if it will be the means of
bringing Ruth and you to gether
again, I will be the happiest of
Robert thanked the girl, board
ed his train, and lost no time in
reaching Jiis office and writing a
passionate appeal to Ruth for-forgiveness.
Many and weary were 'the
weeks that followed. Hope and
despair alternated in Robert's
breast, but no answer came.
"It's no use," he remarked one1
evening to Kenneth. "Ruth has
received my letter long before
this, and it is evident that she no
longer cares enough ''for me to
answer it. I don't "
The telephone rang, and Rob
ert stepped to the 'phone. He
heard a soft Voice say, "Is this
you, Robert? T just received your
letter, returned to me from Eng-1
land. I am stopping with my
aunt, Mrs. Davenport, who,
'strange to say, lives in an. apart
ment next to yours. Would you
care to come oyer?"
"Would I care to?"'cried Rob
ert. "Oh, girl, just wait two
minutes and see!"
As Robert bounded down the
stairs, Kenneth said to himself:
"I guess the little authoress wonlj
be able to"cdll her story 'unfinish
ed' any more.
The area of the United King
dom is 121,000 squafe'miles. .
fk fr Hli'i ItIUh
JFactory hand of boss or clerk,
Youth or hoary age,
Give him a decent place to work
And pay him a" decent wage.
Then you needn't worry about his
Or make his life your care;
No "welfare work" that men ex
toll . r
Is better than being "square."
The worker wants no charity,
No philanthropic aid; '.
He'll settle his own ills easily
If his work is rightly paid.
If you overwork and you 'under
-No "charity stunts" you do
Will Kelp you out on the judg
When the seal es are balanced
true. ? ' , ;
You may not cure -.the social
wrong, " V1
But at least you'll "'"do your
share ' '
Toward helping the happy day
When' the whole biggame is
If, dealing with workman,-bdss or
Youth or hoary age,
You give him a decent place to
And:pay him a decent wage!