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Crawford of Painesville," she an
nounced to the chief of police, whom
fortunately she found at headquar
ters. "I came about the arrest of
Vernon Beardsley." - ..
"Yes, he's jugged, and a fine' row
he's raising," responded the official
and then stared hard, as, blushing,
palpitating, the pretty young miss
told her story.
"Barney Graff, eh?" he observed,
pricking up his ears. "That's a fine
tip. Brown's hotel? Good for you,
little one, you're a trump!"
Within an hour Graff and two oth
ers wanted members of the counter
feiting gang were behind the "bars
and the astounded Vernon Beardsley
outside of them.
"Can you ever forgive me?" meek
ly asked the penitent Mollie.
"You glorious girl!" was the'; ar
dent reply. "You have saved my life,
so it is yours for the rest of my life
if it's worth having," and prompt
ly and tenderly, Mollie insisted that it
(Copyright, 1916, W. G. Chapman.)
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Answer: Oh, buy her hat and have
it over with.
Many a girl's shirtwaist is rum
pled because of too much pressing.
MORPHINE KISS IT'S USED TO
SMUGGLE DRUGS TO PATIENTS
The "morphine kiss" is the newest
thing at prisons, and through it
drugs have been smuggled to pa
tients. As a result of the discovery pa
tients wilf not be permitted to kiss
An inmate's wife, sweetheart or
sister comes to visit him. They kiss.
When the kiss is over, the patient
has 50 to 60 grains of morphine or
another drug in his mouth.
Before this method was used vis
itors sent oranges in which drugs
had been injected.
At an evening party the hostess
had coaxed a protesting guest to
sing. After the song she went up to
him smiling. "Oh, Mr. Jenkins," .she
said, "you must never tell me again
that you can't sing I know now!"