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"They mustn't know. I tell you I
have done with it all. I'm going
"Where's your home?"
"What is it to yoa? No. I have
"Then you'll do what to live?"
"The same old game!" she cried
hopelessly. "The same but sick as
I am of it, what else can I do?"
Benson felt a swift and vast pity
for the helplessness of this child,
thrust alone into the world, into the
west, helpless. A glance at her face
showed him that the rose of inno
cence, scorched though it had 'been
by the life there, still bloomed.
"Listen!" he said. "I guess life has
treated both of us pretty badly. But
I've got a little ranch yonder, and
will you try it with me? If you
won't, I'll take you to Lumley's.
Here's the cross-roads."
But since she made no answer, he
looked at her again and set his horse
toward the ranch.
WHAT HAS ftECOMS
Macaroni is a .thing we have al
ways wondered about
We know, in a general way, that
it is sent out from factories in boxes,
looking very naked and white; and
that it comes to the table wearing
Aside from that, macaroni is as
much of a mystery to us as what the
man says who goes past the house
yelling for old clothes.
We have always wondered about
the holes in macaroni. Are they set
up in rows and the macaroni wrap
ped around them? Or are they bor
ed, while the young macaroni is still
unable to defend itself?
Also, what is macaroni made of?
There's rubber, of course. We know
that. But what else? We have been
letting macaroni down our throat off
and on now for 27 years; and yet if
some stern-faced scientist should
suddenly stop us in the middle of a
four-inch piece and ask -us if we
knew what we were swallowing, we
could only answer: "Macaroni."
This is wrong. How long must the
world go on without knowing more
about its macaroni?
ONE OF THE CHIEF
WARRIORS FIGHTING FOR
The GiRL WHO PREFEBED
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