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teen dead for several years, leaving
his family very poor.
"Such good men do," said Jim sor
rowfully, and then he told how, 15
years before, the doctor had nursed
him through a two weeks' sickness
he, a poor, hoihele.ss waif and Jim
had never forgotten it.
He told a great lie as he placed his
$5,000 into the hands of the young
lady. He had made a fortune in a
mine and wore poor clothes so he
would not be robbed. And then he
flitted away, leaving Rose Adams
The time came when Weary Jim
felt he was "al in." "His uselessness
was over," as he comically put it. He
was up one day, down another. Some
how, an indefinable longing sent him
tramping it to the cottage home of
his dead benefactor's daughter.
It was dusk when he approached
the open window. Within the room
were husband and wife and a sweet
little girl in her night robe. She was
saying her prayers, and they ended
"And, dear God, bless Mr. Newton,
who brought mamma and papa the
blessing of their life."
At the sweet cherub in pure white
the old tramp gazed, then at his own
"I won't spoil the pretty picture,"
he said, and he went wearily to a
sheltered corner of the garden and
lay down and slept and died.
Thus they found him, and tenderly
cared for the poor shell of a great
soul. And in the quiet village grave
yard there is a tombstone reading
simply: "Weary Jim Tramp, at
AN ALL-WHITE FROCK FOR THE
UNRING THE WEDDING BELLS
The wedding of Miss Cora Leffing
well and Dwight Bliss that appeared
in the Tribune Sunday morning is not
true. I would thank someone to tend
to their own business and let mine
alone. (Signed) Dwight Bliss. Adv.
in Carterville (N. Y.) Record.
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By Betty Brown
All-in-white will be the rule of the
modish maid in June, and no one will
observe this rule more closely than
the spring bride. Many trousseaux
now being made include a street suit
of white serge. A stunning "crea
tion" which will be the dress parade
suit of a spring bride comes from the
studio of Mme. Allie Bailey. The
jacket extends into a long, graceful
peplum; the only trimming is "the
odd-shaped belt which is cut in one
with the coat Oblong done buttons
are used on the silk loops.
Upon his! return Col. House re
ports that he heard no criticism of
the TJ. S. abroad. Doggone it! If
that's what he went hunting for he
could have found it right here1 at