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One-day .Mrs. Warden came to him.
"Mr. Day" that was Bill's right name "Mr. Noble has given me a nice little farm as a reward for my long service to-ihe family. How would you like to try farming?" "With you " answered Bill honest ly, "it would be.ah ideal. life." And so. there was another quiet, happy wedding. -o o DESCENDANT OF KING GEORGE III LIKES AMERICAN MEN Fitztpbrge. Philadelphia. Miss Daphne Fitz George, a direct descendant of the British King George III, is touring the United States.. . She-is the great granddaughter of Col: George William Adolphus Fitz George, eldest son of the duke of Cambridge. Miss. Fitz-George is delighted' with America-and Americans, particularly American men, whom she calls so "clean-cut and immensely-efficient." o o A cradle more than one hundred years-old, which has rocked five gen erations of babies, is still in use in the family of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hargraves- of Central Falls, N. Y., and is estimated to have held at last 300 babies. RAILROAD EMPLOYES GET BIG BOOSTS IN PAY Portland, Ore., March 6. A new scale of wages, said' to be the most liberal in increase during the railroad history of the Pacific coast, went into effect here the first of the month. The announcement was made by James J. Hill, owner of the Oregon Electric and United Railways. Under the new order, conductors will get not less than $165 and possibly $202.20 a month instead of $105 -to $151 a month. Brakenieii will get a mniimum of $92.95 instead of'$75. o o J I WONDER . iil By Berto.n Braley. They say that if we made each trust Obey the law as mortals must We'd have the country going bust! That if we'd stop 'em in their might From grabbing everything in sight We'd have to bid ourselves Good night! They say we'd simply go to thunder. And yet I wonder! They say that, should the people nile, They'd ruin church and state and school And everybody'd play the fool; ( That referendum and recall And other changes, large and small, Would raise the dickens with us all; They say we'd make of-life a blunder, And yet I wonder! They say that should a woman vote She'd wear the trousers and the coat And cease on little ones to dote;. They say she'd lose her gentle charm, Grow gruff of voice and strong . of arm u4 And fill the country with alarm; . ' They say she'd. m break the home asunder, And yet I wonder! Whenever something new is started The doubters, faint and chicken- hearted, Declare the world has gone to thun der, And yet I wonder!