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DUCHESS CONVERTS CASTLE
INTO WAR HOSPITAL
turned. Jessie happened to be pres
Jpt when Tie returned.
"The bookseller pottered around for
a spell. Then he came up to Jessie
and John, who were conversing casu
ally. "Ahem!" flustered the old man, "I
believe we will say rid-more about the
money you invested some time since.
In fact, we will call that transaction
"Why,, thank you, sir," spoke John
"And I would not let any one of our
rivals know how cleverly I was
"Indeed not, sir."
"And I have eyes, and perhaps I
am getting past my usefulness. A
mistake like this! We had better dis
cuss our business mutually after
Jessie was beaming. She nudged
her lover. "Speak now!" she whis
pered. Then John proffered his request.
Surely opportunity was knocking at
his door, and quite graciously old
Abercrombie Smiled upon the en
gaged pair and blessed them.
A SUNDAY MENU FOR LENT
Chicken Liver Omelet
Grape Juice Cocktafl.
Roast Pork and Apples.
Mashed Potatoes. Buttered Beets.
String Bean Salad.
Brown Betty. Coffee.
Cold Pork. Potato Salad.
Coffee or Tea.
A brick chimney in an Akron (O.)
hquse has grown six inches in the
last two years. Building Inspector
Gdl, called to investigate, found that
the chimney had been built on a tree
$tump that has since sprouted,
Many of the ancient castles that
served as fortresses in England's
earlier war are now used as hos
pitals for the victims of modern war
fare. One of the historic castles
owned by the Duchess of Devonshire
is now a war hospital.
The duchess, who is very wealthy,
is giving both wealth and personal
seryice to he,r country in an effort to
lighten the horrors of war.
"This suite will costu $300 per
"Do you find people willing to pay
"Plenty 'of them."
"In that case, what will you take
for the hotel?" Judges
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