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pay you something," she ventured.
"For a labor of love of love all
around?" he cried, and she flushed
deeply. "Miss Mercy, I would feel life
a blessing to Jive it always helping
you make thes'edear little ones
"Pon't go," she said suddenly and
brokenly, and her trembling hand
rested on his arm.
"If I dared to think that you would
be glad to have me return," he said,
"before I put a momentous question
to you, I would do so. But only after
I was sure the old drinking fever I
have told you about would never re
"Come back!" she said simply.
And father and mother, and broth
er and sister were those two for the
rest of their lives to the little ones
who found a home beneath that hap
NOT QUITE PRICELESS
"WelL did you go to the jeweler to
have your necklace valued?"
"Yes, I did, but he said it wasn't
worth a great deaL"
"But the pearls are large as hen's
"So he admitted, but unfortunately
they weren't hen's eggs."
COLONEL" JS TITLE NOW WORN
BY LADY OF RANK .
Lady Londonderry is now Col.
Londonderry; she's no longer an or
nament to London drawing rooms,
but the efficient officer in the wom
en's volunteer signal corps of Eng
land. RICE, PEPPERS AND SHRIMP
By Caroline Coe
Rice, Shrimp and Peppers. Slice
the tops off sweet green peppers, re
move the seeds and put peppers in
pan; turn hot salted water over and
allow to stand ten minutes. Drain
and wipe dry. To'each cup of cooked
rice add 1 cup of shredded shrimps.
Season with salt and fill the peppers.
Set peppers in deep pan and dot
top of each with bits of butter and
turn over peppers 1 cup of clam
broth. Bake 20 minutes' and servq
with the-broth turned ovenpepperSj