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And then the artful young physi
cian left the house after few words
The next day John , Moore was
"well." No more "fatal" sensations!
He did nothing but eatandsleep for
a week, making up for lost time.
Then he sent for the doctor.
"Cured!" he announced, delirious
ly happy with relief and hope.
"I guess you are, Mr. Moore," as
"The radium did it a terrible bill,
"Oh, no," replied Parton easily, "I
happened to have that phial you're
welcome to it"
"Then yoii saved my life for
nothing!" shouted the excited Moore.
"Well, not exactly," answered the
young doctor slowly "I hoped you
would appreciate my services enough
to give me Ruth."
"Take her!" cried old John Moore ,
And lie never knew all the truth
about the radium, and Ruth and' her
happy husband made up for their in
nocent deception by helping to make
John Moore's last days his best days.
HELEN KELLER, BLIND, SEES GREAT LIGHT.
THAT WILL PURIFY THE WORLD
Los Angeles, Cal., March 18.
Helen Keller, now on a lecture tour
of the United States, is a Socialist
and believes in Union Labor.
"I believe," she said, "that every
workingman should put his hands in
his pockets and leave them there un
til he gets a living wage.
"The most terrible thing on earth
to me is that in a world full of plenty
and beauty so' many thousands of
useful people, those who do all the
work, should have to live in igno
rance, poverty and disease. That is
much more terrible than being blind. "
"I am the happiest woman in the
world. Why shouldn't I be when
everybody is so good to me?
"Being blind doesn't matter! I am
nearer the great soul of things than
many -who see. My mind and soul
see right and my words and life may
help bring it to the ' thousands who
are shut in the darkness of ignorance.
I am not blind to claims of justice nor
love. I can see the great light that
will purify the world, I see that the
one big obstacle tp the coming of
the new day is ignorance."
Nobody has ever given her any
thing but the best. From Carnegie to
the section hands' along the railroad,
everybody has brought her some kind
message wherever she has traveled.
When she travels on the railroad sec
tion hands along the line leave their
work to run and bring her flowers,
fruit or some other little offering.
But for all this Helen Keller is a
Socialist. To her nothing is right
that is not right for the good of all.
With all her favors her soul is in
tensely and passionately for the. suf
fering masses. N
After a woman can admire her
husband without a white collar on,
that marriage is safe.