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- l,ff. ii i""^"~*^B5SBSBIB5SS i i fe THE DAILY J p feHOR"RSTORYl m . *y JE8SIE M. ROBINSON. fCopyright. 1318, by the McClure Newspaper Syndicate.) T) OB XARSTON verily haunted the K library rooms or the state unirmlty. Not that be was avid for legating. The little amber-haired lady seabed at the librarian's desk was the magnet which drew him. Notwithstanding that Oar* Bxownlee was a college graduate, that she was being flg wooed by Professor Nichols, A. B.. and **- *" f?it that she was as far above |*?fw as the Goddess Minerva was to aha .plebeian Greek, Bub still aspired to become her chosen one. Bob was a hero on the gridiom. bat two Tears jp^pdding at the university had failed to bring out any treat mental brilliancy. He was well aware that on the campus he had ben dabbed "The Calf because of bis mooning proclivities, bnt he was too deejdy in lore to mind ridicule. This thornlng- Clara.*3 brown eyes i met bis blue one inquiringly, and she smiled as the tall, gangling youth, with Us shock of -black hair, came toward her desk. -v"Mis* Browniee. I should like to find ; something about the Gastropoda.'* he said bravely, while consulting his note ?} book. "You asked that yesterday?don't you remember? It is in Volume H, page 596, third sbelf. Encyclopedia Britanfiica." was the curt response of hfs ladylove. [ Bob sheepishly stumbled over toward the sherres. He bad looked up another quest ion for to-day and read the wrong one. but is mattered not. He hurriedly pretended to write in his L notebook. After what seemed to hinn k ages and ages, he sauntered casually l. . back to Clara's dark. She paid no at- i tention to him so long as there were, Other student? asking for books, but f finally Th*y bad all gone but Bob. and : k she turned to him rather impatiently, k. Miss Browniee you get ever/ other Saturday aftersoou off. don't you? I) . Won't" you go out with cie in the car I ..to-morrow afternoon V be half stare "I'm sorry. Bob. but T must go to a librarian's meeting in the aftgrnoon. and in the evening I have promised to go to a lecture on Etbical Culture with I.' Professor Xicbolls." I | "Katrgn Nichollsl" though t Bob. I- "Well. make it i.wo weeas iroui <umorrow?" persisted be. > -".Xbat Is z. far Mme ahead. bur." seeing bis keen disscpoimment. "I will. rr.y to go then." Ko-w^rer. fortune favored Bob. for at 7 o'clock that evening be war, railed i to thg-'phone. and the liquid voice oil Miss Brovnlee trilled over the wiro: "Tb? librarian's roe? in? has been -Xtpstponed ro if we ceo cc? borne early aid jvu still v.-i*b ir. T .-ball be glad to J go'Vlth you to-Ttorro?.'* As tbe car cbucccd away fro? ! tftc .curb tbe rest day. with itr pre'tv passenger Id white liner. Bob tiw supremely happy. Vhirhnc alone the boulevard. Boh could hardly wait -to tell ber bit new?. "ito coinc to ouit tbe university.: y Miss Browolov. Xo use tryinp to plug' away any 1 oncer. Mother warned to make a lawyer of me. but dad has at last decided to take rue into business wad so X am coicc into partnership witb bim this week. X6*. Clara But Mist Browolee *-a? smiling and nodding fc rit" opposite direct-on. Bob turned, tfce hip machine jurt in time to avoid runninc over a rail, nale-faccd young man with lurf- horn-rimmed classes, who frown insly lifted hi? hat to tbe pair in the auto. "Xow the Professor is mad. and I'm Xlad." gigviod . Clara. Evidently she considered this ride but a schoolboy and schoolgirl escapade. "What's your yctrc with rr.e to-day get to do with Professor Xicholls?" queried Bob. visibly ruffled. "Xo more tbee that be thinks I should not be riding with anyone hat i him, I Suppose." "-Ob. I see: you're engaged," com-, moated Bob. bitterly rude. Clara tightened her lips, and the siIsace tijat fell about them w^s appallia* especially to Bob. who liked vivacity xxad coaverratioa. She was no'h) la* but a. flirt after all. but ili^ could ? ? * w.we. Vow W<* fArr?t:?d 3. -*rild : IAIUb 4J.griJ? UV ? - _ | scheme. He would elcpe wi'h the lady. "Ban. Bob JIartton. you're the silly I' calf they call you on the campus," he finally concluded. "If Clara is unwill-' la*- whet's the use. I suppose the old j highbrow is more to her taste." "We're going to enjoy the afr-rcoon together .anyhow." he said aloud, wire little tpirit. an inwardly resolved tOj , travel as many miles as he dared. "Of course we are. you foolish boy. I X am so glad that you are going into business. Bob." said she resuming the] tenner conversation. "I am sure you ? vrCl be a success." Bob shut bis lips together and gazed ^taring &$e&6. "Where are we going?" asked Clara. "To the end of the world, I hope." be replied glumly. Bob turned the machine out the boulevard Into a forest road overhung utitb Immense pines and for miles they aped through the sweet, resinous air. At last Bob spoke. " My Aunt Mary , Uvea down this road. It cant be far , from here. Shall we stop and see.hexl She may have some strawberries and cream for us." Tm sure I should he delighted." re B apondsd Clara, in a tone whldi indiW csted tint any digression would be a relief. "By the way. my aunt married a college professor. He is retired now ' on account of poor eyesight." It seemed to Bob as they snipped at his Aunt's gate that her modest home . ; among the pines was more of a little ; paradise than he had ever knows it to be before, and he hoped it might not I seem so to Clara. But undoubtedly it did. as her exclamations of delight at 3 frequent intervals testified. Clara went to see his aunt's garden of wild flowers, successfully traasB . .planted fipm the woods, while Bob stayed in the cool, old-fashioned parK lor with the half-blind professor. Bf ; tr "Wouldn't you like to live in the I cltyT^Boh heard her ask his aunt as 5 they appeared in the doorway. Bky ?- "Oh, no, my dear" replied ^nnt B - 5?aiy. -It Is so much lovelier and B i more quiet out here, and we as* sot, j>\ r Said,with Bruno." affectioeafely patSag n large collie. ' besides, we have I tfcse'?chy*w? end they are **su*j ~ *v k ' vv ?' . i 7^? ^^* >"' .' - -^u.r^K^^Jl^ ' - ': Youngest Business I By J AC K .JUNCME YErV SAN FRANCISCO. Cal.. Jaa. 17.? Grace Byers. little San Framdsro Mips of six years, challenges the world 'to a typewriting contest. tvhat are you doing for your . child? How are you exploring that wanderfuJ ai'nd. sounding its capacities, developing the lament gift? Here"? a man who gtwe his flve-ye'irold daughter a typewriter and an incentive?and at six has made her the youngest business woman ir. America. And lie did it without warping ber 1 childhood. ; She types $0 words per minute ' with error. Reads as fluently as the average li-t year-Old. , j Spells remarkably we1! i Farns her own money by doing com-' mercisi typing jobs. Is in the third grad3 at yenoo1. And is as healthy, playful and girl- ir-h as any tot of her years. ' fn other words, this father by intelligent supervision atid direction lies : given his girl a 10-year lead over the j other youngsters with whom she'll [compete in the business world. j: j "I should say that ! : ou* of eve? j | 100 normal children a* six could be i abreast of Grace if parents took an ' 1 intelligent inrere-.s ja their develop' rr.cnt." assorts Fred F. Byers. the i father. 1 i -The secret ie to give the child an j jinrer.'ire . ; '"Why do you work, study. progress?} Beeaute you sant to mal-.= mousy. to: I satisfy pride, to stand high among j ! your fellows. It is the seme with a! i child. | "Tn fart there arc only five bin mo-? tlvs that >j?;* ' n??n. women md chi;-; dj-Pit ;o nuicn and effort. They are: "The gain of moae"Acquisition of utility. "The tarisfaorion of r-ution"The satisfaction of "Yielding to veekne-^. | "A child should have regard fcr: [service?material rev-arc. -Don"*- be afraid to give your son J or daughter money for tasks of mind or band well performed. This is the! immediate kind of reward t'aey understand. "Such earning of pennies and nickels -won't make ttm average youngster avaricious or materialistic. "Quite the countrary has proven the case with Grace. She feels that she i wiimg to help.* "Bring I-fiss Browniec again." urged l>:s aunt, as they climbed into the auto, ready to depart. "Tes. I should lore to come." said Clara, as Bob sulkily forebore to reply. "How happy they seem!" sighed Clara, as they drove down the road. "Oh of course, life with a professor is always happy." sneered Eob, sorry be bad shown her bis aunt's idylic cause. "Oh, why do yon " But Clar never finished her sentence.. for as they made a sharp turn a/long-legged calf, standing awakardly j \r You'll, tgr ] 7 Vou* Arr&rc It FEW SECOND j Vol) -SOMETWl ?^.V)OMPERF , ? Vv < f" _ . 9 9 l/vy 9 Toman >1/ II I? PTonfc a Mnafej| I k Rsmmh Guce Byers, H Ki_ flm.rir.V? ft youngest j business ? I woman, yp? t on which j a minute. Her age? Six years! SIX-YEAS OLD CIKL TYFiSTS \ SENTENCE. ? This Is what 6-year-old Grace ! Brers 'wrote in one minute, with- ' n: previous study of the sentence, just as she typed it: I do not know hew i* is at the present time because I have not i made a <ie"p study of the matter hut when I was a boy there was " rot a iad m all the country round . who did not feei it in his bou"? that he was cut out to be a sailor.^ 1 'he' he was com into the world""; fop that rote purpose and 'hot ; therefore it was Ms duty to defy I all parental advice, tie his? is helping support the family. sac ; has her little charities. ?he goes to i the shops to buy bread, butter, meat j Grace at. six has learned the value of j i dollar. "Of course her spending !s tactfully 1 supervised. Xo child should be si-j lowed to become a spendthrift. Ar.il; few will i? the-- actually earn their: money by service. "There jS ;he danger. oT course.' that children advancing beyond their playmates mav become vain, r counteract .his tendency in Grace by letting her understand b?r def.cier.css as ".-ell as cxc'-liesccs. "iiy little nrirl at six has learns 1, ill?:. imrKctan'. lemon: "Thar the tvorld is a p'.ace of give and take?of exch3E.se of service.; "hat. friendship begets friendship. Xha' tones: effort is rewarded. Tha? | slipshod work is a waste of time. "It is this which makes her do he: tssir; v lihnely. She i- in no rente a 'progidy'?; just a xformai girl with average in- ' teiligence who has had that intelli- j peace and eagerness to learn purpose-. fallv directed. "Almost any father or mother cculd : do what I have done wrih Grace." J The girl was gi-'ec a typewriter: when four years old. She learned her letters, reading and spelling on the keyboard, and at Sve could tjpS SO j words a. minute. Six months later shewas writing fiO words. Today she does SO?the. adult championship only Id years ^go. Her confident expectation Is that she'll be the -world's speediest typist < by the tirae she's 13 or 14. , fa the middel o; the road, loomed upon their startled sight. ' The frightened animal was only a few feet away, and Bob tried in vain, to stop the machine, i He turned sharply to the left, and the , next instant the great car swerved on ; its side into the ditch, while the calf went bawling off into the woods. Clara. half laughing and Jc.lf crying, clung; frantically to Bob. but to their mutual i astonishment they had both remained > in their seats. "My darling, are you hurt?" futilely ( questioned Bob. who was well awareof those soft arms clinging about bis_ DOINGS < ' vouwi lOfci FOR A f fSI THAT b 5 iTLSfttWJ |Pjl Posses FIVE-' % - 'i - d "Xo, dear," are your* half echoed Cisxa. The "dear" did not escape Bob. and lie proceeded to shower the little upturned lace with kisses. He was In heaven for a few moments, and then wcke up. "I rorgot. Can yon forgiye me? Yon are engaged '* "To Bob Martson." completed Clara. "Bless the calf?I mean the fourlegged one!" ejaculated Bob. at-h ,Clara Brown!ess was too late to attend the lecture on Ethical Culture that evening. WAR TIME MENUS. . BY BIDDY BYE. Sunday. Breakfast?Sliced o ranges, rice waffles and corn syrup, cofiee. Dinner?Beef pot roasts browned potatoes, glared onions, buttered carrots, apple, celery and nut salad with mayonnaise dressing, orange ice witb plain cake. Supper?Oyster soup, lettuce sand wicbes, gingerbread, tea. Monday. Breakfast?Stewed apples, farnia" with whole milk, beef hash on toast, coffee. y Lunch?Cream of pea soup, wafers, banana and peanut salad, oatmeal cookies, tea. \ Dinner?Fried rabbit, hot biscuit, cream gravy, baked sweet potato, apple tapioca. Tuesday?(Meatless.) Breakias;?Stewed apricots, uncooked cereal, nodosa cakes, toast, colhunch?Eean polenta, toasted cheese sandwiches, molasses cookies, tea. Dinner?Tuna fish loaf, with white sauce, head lettuce salad, rice-fruit croquettes, currant jelly. W-d r sad ay? (W heatless.) Breakfast?Apple sauce, oatmeal with whole milk, corn muffins, honey, cocoa. Lunch?Cream tomato soup with toasted crouton?, cottage cheese, datcrut bread, tea. I Dinner?Roast mutton, boiled rice with butter, rye bread, stuffed onions, tiv.it salad, coffee. Thursday. ' ^ " * Breakfast?Stowed prunes and raisins. cornnical mush and mflk. rice and 1 mutton cakes (leftovers.) cocoa. Lunch?Baked beans .steamed bran: Dinner?Baked beef-heart -with dressing. creamed potatoes, eanliflotter salad. chocolate layer'cake. Friday. Breakfast? Baked apples, cooked core; 1 iritis a ilk. graham toast, jelly. co"ee. Luncheon?Celery roue, bran bread cheese sandr-iches. steored prunes stuffc; vi'h h;ekory sat*, tea. Linear?Fakei ha.i'y:-. vkh. tomato ce. baked patatCi.-s. cabbage and to-1 maii> sala-i. t'-.rry pie. Saturday. Breakfast?Sliced bananas -Mtk milk, uncooked cereal, fried coriimaal crash with cone-- or r-yrup. co*"oa. Lunhc?Etcailoped corn, peanut butter sand-'ichcs. pineappic salad. tC-a ?b"a~ bear. roup. Sxiss steak, buttered r uxors. VBrcon Belly pudding T-;tb vanilla tt'ye. WAR NURSE TAKES HER FIRST REST r ir- " BG^ESnaiilS GOSCEEli ?.I:ss Phyilis Tveiyr. C-oscfc'n. who has been a va,- nurse in. r I-on<ioa hospital Since the begi'inins of the war. is now taking her first rest. She is the daughter of tho second Viscount Goschen. / To the Womei HAVE you no time dur Red Gross? Ko wa this service then? Monde open for workers, and ever given something to do. C time to personal amusemei a little conscience stricken in the Red Cross rooms. )F THE DUFFS?(ALL DA LL WHDV? Noticel W HONOBABiE^ON, BSSZJ\ >ses FIVE TEETU-J |^Jr!| -ow**- ^ - .u <9%?oo<? QfigfoTir: II ^ rr ( ; ? Thursday*i some,* but last days. Those wb will be exj takes plac< Especially Coat Where the V Big reduct i i w; jj many w a h i' i ! , [ CONFESSION: j I berran to think. little book, that I "xeclfl net be able to sea Mr. 1 at all that, day?the boy was so very: disagreeable and apparently he had! rile power to keep me irom him if hej chose to do sc. "I think I shall take occasion to re-; port your lack of politeness aad bus- j iucss a*'enuon when I see >fr. I :aid to him when I had been allow-j j ed to wait, an unreasonably icr.g time. ! 1 could sec by the glintins: iiyht in his ; usly little soul that boy had dctermin < that I should never ace Mr. if he could help it. "If yen will return that card to me i'il come beck later." I said, thinking; myself that j would not allcv.- h m ' to keep the. card to ihct he would he _ sjMu to ray when I icTurned that he! i:ad presented the card to Mr. aad that he was busy and could not j see aao. or some other excuse. .TuoT. th-a the buzzer whirred aaiij 'he boy went into an inner room, tak-; ; icg ray card with him. In a. few mo-; u:?-nts he came out and said, "Ton' rr.av co right in." I The Inner office I entered was mrnished very handsomely. At a desk, near a window sat a man. probably i years old. ^le had a big I i overhanging jar-, small, shrewd ere*. 1 a eitO'.k of while hair and a month i . that was shut so tight that there was ;-cly a thin straight lin" of pale coior, | a sliadt. deeper than his apoplectic ; looking face, visible. I He locked up inquiringly as I en-1 . tcred tut ho did not rise from his: i chair, little boos, I think there is i Retiring in this world so disagreeable as a man who has lost his interest! : in everything in life except his busl-| ness and himself. -- " I i of aFinnont: ing daylight hours for the ' bout giving an evening to I ly and Thursday night are j ybody who can come will be j an you give all your spare it or relaxation and not feel j t Your country needs you j j ' i .i PDIES ARE ALIKE.)?BY i If 1 But Five tecth/that P wAnl\t 5H0VJ -iou gQWETMjt * iday and S The Last Days 3!ear-aJl s business naturally there are many, ma '* + o failed to come, shou actly six months befor 5 here again. interesting are the wc s, Suits an ; prices are all cut fror V3 to Y2 L ions on every article ists, Skirts, Furs, Millin ^ A 17/irc j: i 3 Kjr r-\ VVI1L- * j .in eld man ct this type is the most ugly bunch oi flesh, cn the lace ! or :ce earth I honestly believe. "X coj Mrs. "Waverly. Mr. i I said as i advanced toward him, "and ; I have ccmc to speak to you about ] your son.'' "I do not wish to hear anything' about my son. especially from good; looking women whom i do not know."! Kis reference to me as a gcod look-1 ing woman v.-as not a compliment but j an insult, and I could rec-1 my facet flush at the thought or the insinuation of blackmail hit speech implied. However. I Talked deliberately over to that nasty old man and raid, distinctly and slowly. "I don', think you undsr-' ood my name. Mr. . I am' Mrs YTavcriy". v.-ife of Richard V.'averly of the Selwia Book concern. I: think our business ir quite zs well, known as yours. Doutblcss you have \ heard of us. "I have no interest in your son, Mr.! 1 . except of the kind that any! dec on*, human man or woman v'ould have for a man tn his plight. I de-sire to ho!-> him to moke as comfort-! able end easy as possible the last days; oi a young person who is marked for' an <ariy death." The old man had risen from his; chair as though to dismirs me. saying i he wanted ?o hear nothing of his son.: Eut he sat down again when I spoke' of his boy being so near death and I took a chair r.^ar his desk without an-.- iurthcr ceromcnr. "Your boy is dying. Mr. , and he must go to a warmer climate at once. Ke tells me that he will have *-M art a ffrTV a consiuei ?iLut3 c am vi _ months?oh. you need not look suspicious. I do not want any of it?in fact. I hare Just sent to the bank where Kerrey was working a check for 550C0 to make good a shortage in his accounts.'* The expression on the old man's face was a study. I could see that he was trying to puzzle out just how to handle me. It seemed to me that he was suspicious of me one moment, contemptuous the next and perhaps not altogether d is guested with me the third. Children Cry FOR FLETCHERS G A S T O R1A ALLMAN. fT^Slll r??i There Vc 1 La GVSSSTM ic I - B for A i V . 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