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i foolish. It would have been easy to
bave arranged for her dismissal from
.. the college. Why hadn't be done It?
.. There was something he liked about
Cynthia, in spite of everything. The
spirit of fun behind those twinkling
black eyes of hers appealed to him.
and the warmth of her laugh made
1 him long for something?something
tbat was not in his life.
Suddenly the laugh sounded close
beside him. He nearly toppled into
'. ..the water from the shock it gave him.
I' ' He turned quickly to confront CynS
thia. a little way off. her eyes bulging
over with merriment. After rubbing
his eyes to make sure he was seeing
aright. Horace smiled forth a greeting.
Even the pest of his life was
U welcome In that solitude.
"Oh, Mr. Sangster, you look so fun
ny there," she laughed. "If the girls
^ could only see you in your bare feet!"
"Heavens!" Horace tried to hide his
feet behind a log. He had forgotten
that he had taken ofT his shoes and
socks to wade a creek.
"Don't be alarmed." she smiled encouragingly.
"I am going to take ofT
my shoes, too. One can't fish well
i. with shoes on. How do you like my
a costume?"
1L She was clad in khaki from head to
BPfOot, and her hair was hanging in curls
r& over her shoulders. He had never realized
how beautifully she was before.
"Jove! You look peachy." he mur
mured* admiringly, qui tuu*
he had used the -word "peachy" for the
i first time since he had got his degree.
That encouraged Cynthia to take a
seat beside him. Not that she needed
encouragement, for she -would have sat
' - there sooner or later. It did not take
L (Horace long to forget that he was a
college professor and she was a mere
student. Soon they were chatting
gayly.
I Her home was nearby and she had
spent every summer fishing in that
stream for years. She led him to a
u place where he was "sure to catch
[ something, no matter how poor an angler
he was." When his luck remained
t poor and he still made vain attempts
to land a trout. Cvnthia did not fail to
laugh at him and assure him that he
was as funny as he could be.
Somehow it did not bother him to be
laughed at out there. The air seemed
to have got into his blood and given
v him a sense of humor that responded
* <to her witty ridicule. He was not long
tn catching onto the right way to draw
f - in the line, and before the afternoon
was over he was catching as many
I trout ah Cynthia When they parted
' he had gained her promise to search
him out the next day.
Camping agreed with him after that.
/ Pishing was the most wonderful sport
* is the world when one had a companion
like Cynthia, he decided after two
; weeks of glOrious days. Nerves? Why.
- he had forgotten he had such things:
' They would hare still stayed out of
. his mind had It not been that a rainy
; day broke in on them. It made It necessary
to stay in his tent, and try and
i attend the day reading, wondering an
I' the while what Cynthia was doing,
t Mmjdng fun of him, most likely?the
. thought came td him quickly and left
htm staggering. Perhaps she was.
B perhaps she .had spent all those days
I .with him Just to have something to
tell back to college. He would have
H ho resign.
I It would be Just like Cynthia to do
V It?but would it? This new CynI'
tUt was not & bit like the old Cynth-^j
B .Who bad made his life miserable. But
Bin the rain kept up bis mind became
Honors'unsettled, and before the night
Was over be bad made np his mind
B^bafCyathia had been making a fool
H??The heat day he ' still thought it.
KSJhen Cynthia, appeared he hardly
eeeiOahe saw at ?nce that her pres pnce
was pot welcome. With a toss
Bjfhdr head abe started up the bank
BBdJGMed the Stream some way up.
Bar fishing alone for some time Eor- <
|J THE DAILY
f [SHORT STORY
EC Cynthia "White?Pest.
I K By VINCENT G. PERRY,
r .cSi(Copyright, 1918, by the McClure
Newspaper Syndicate.)
> ?yrITH a quick Jerk Horace Sang;
11/ star pulled his line from the
i*. T " -water, and then cried out with
i disgust. The fish, If there had been
p'uoe. had got away. Three hours wlth|
out a catch?It was enough to annoy a
r man with normal nerves, and Horace
was far from that. He drew In his
- Une angrily and attempted to wind it
f up. but something bad gone wrong
| with his reel. That -was the last
straw.' He sat down on a rock and
swore.
The sound of the word startled him.
He had not sworn for years. His
nerves were certainly making a wreck
.^iof him. The solitude of the place was
(Aggravating them, too. They had told
fhlm the simple camp life, with lots of
fishing, -would make a new man ox
him. Such bosh! Why, there was
hardly a thing about it that did not
make him feel worse.
This was the second day. and he
was going to make It his last. To
, begin with, he had had trouble pitcn>
big his tent. The storm' in the night
had kept him up keeping out the rain.
Every crack of the bashes or sound
Of the birds In the trees caused him to
; start uneasily. It was nearly as nerve
j racking as an afternoon session with
the Fourth Tear class. The thought
of the Fourth Teer girls Irritated him
\ the more. They had been the cause
*iof his breakdown, he felt confident.
VFor months he had looked with dread
* oh the hour each afternoon that he
' was forced to teach them mathematics.
They were Just silly, thoughtless
girls, and wonld not have been so hard
to pnt up with bad it not been for
' their ringleader. Cynthia White.
"Without exaggeration Cynthia was
the worst girl he had ever had under
his tuition. Her main object in life
seemed to be to torment the professor
of mathematics. Something always
turned up for her to argue about
\ or laugh over. There was always
i something for her to-ridicule, and she
never missed an opportunity to make
|W Wm feel mean?perhaps becauro she
p was so large and he was so small.
As he sat there thinking it over,
h Horace made up his mind he had been
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We stand a hundred mil
And mourn our loss t
"A hundred million prec
It sets one In a maze;
Why, figured roughly, tc
It makes four million
"I'm weak at figures, tl
But surely It appears.
Four million days yield.
A good ten thousand :
-"Ten thousand years we"
By setting back the <
Ten thousand years! It
It gives one's soul a st
"Why, that perhaps, is t
Of our recorded race.
Twice the historic years
or wnicn we nave a u
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ace realized that he had been a cad.
Cynthia was too fine a girl to be Insulted
like that. He would find her
and make amends. He started in the
direction she had taken and attempted
to ford the stream where he imagined
she had crossed. The spot he
chose appeared quite shallow from the
bank, but as he reached the center, he
stepped into a deep hole and sank out
of sight.
Cynthia looked up just in time
and with 3 cry jumped into the water
and made for. the spot. When he
cams up for the first time she was
there to clutch him and a couple of
strokes took them to safety. His body
remained limp In her grasp, and as
3he dragged him over to the bank and
placed him on the grass, the pallor of j
his cheeks alarmed her. He lay quite !
still. She placed her ears to his breast
and then cried ont with fright. "He's i
dead!" Madly she tried to shake him
back to life, and then she seemed to ]
lose her senses.
"Come back. Horace!" she cried.!
"Oh. Horace, don't die. There is so |
much I want to ask forgiveness for. 1 j
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SIXTIETH '"Wl
CHAPTER
I Evolve a Creed For W
Sister Chrystabel had finished her
Liberty Bond crusading. She is "done
to a frazzle." she says, nevertheless
she is going to eport for work at her
father's office Monday morning. She
will replace her father's private secretaary
who is now la the navy.
.Chrys is doing far more for victory
than I am and. as nsual. she is doing
It without talking mnch.
I can never get to the hack of her
mind. I do not know whether she
is undertaking the hard grind In the
office from motives In patriotism, or
becanse Ceretis put her np to It. or
when I thought I was soon to know
about Daddy Lorimer's business, now
that his sons are gone away to war.
I am almost Jealous of her because
all 1 am able to do now is to talk
about war work like scores of chatting
useless women I know.
Back In that old U-Boat In the hour
when I thought I was soon to gnow
what the dead know. I wanted to i
shout a message to women everywhere.
I wanted to make women think and
feel, every hour of every day. until
this war is over, of the personal debt
they owe to the men of all the allied
armies over there.
I wanted to beg them to help their
men to beat in the HUN.
I wanted to plead:
When a woman eats, let her observe,
as If It were a religeous ceremony,
the conservation requests which
j the government makes.
U/h.n . -.nrnan .I..,-. HrMm
of the soldiers whose"heads are pil-1
' was last beginning to know you and
,like yon. Horace?like you so much,
Horace. Please open your eyes. 1
have been such a wretch to tease you.
Oh. dearest Horace, open your eyes!"
And Horace did. He could not sham
any longer after being called "dearest
Horace."
Cynthia's hysteria vanished when!
she discovered he was alive. She was
very angry at first when he confessed
he had not hurt at all and was conscious
all the time, bat her sense ot
humor came to the rescue and she
joined in his laugh.
"Please call me dearest Horace
again," he said as he reached out for
her band. But Cynthia would sot until
he had told her how much he loved
her and how miserable he would be
without her.
"Dear old pest." he said just before
the kiss that sealed their engagement
MENUS FOR A
-WARTIME WEEK!
By BIDDY BYE.
iO misquote me iamuus lype-wruing
lesson a bit?now is tbe time tor
all good cooks to come to the aid ot
the?nation!
Good cooking was never so important?or
so patriotic before?tor "only
the good cook can be economical and
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s of this sort,
e wives, and here my mate
tad cut me short:?
nake the same to-do,
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years are gone since you " I
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Btmiti'wiy Enterprise Ass'n.
omen in time of War.
lowed on the ground.
When she lights a fire, let her imagine
how cold a wet trench is on a
frosty nightWhen
she puts on clean raiment, let
her picture the mud-stained clothes
of the' men who fight.
And in the midst of gayety, let her
pause to pray for the wounded.
Unless the women live this war
daily in ways that hurt, they cannot
apreciate what their armies are doins
and they will not try to do their
share.
The faster America works and the
better we women work, and the more
workers there are among us. the sooner
victory -will come. The most enthusiastic
women have already found
jobs. Now it is time for the shy
ones, and for those who have never
worked for money before, to undertake
their special bit
American energy, increasing ounce
by ounce, is driving the Hnn over the
Rhine, and scaring him into overtures
of peace. Every woman who adds
her mite of energy to this great push,
hastens the homecoming of her man.
A call from Martha Palmer interrupted
my meditation. Martha has
found me a useful job. I think. She's
planning a "Cheer Club." She says
that the younger women get along
better without their men than the
older women, and that It should be
the special duty of war brides to find
and cheer up the lonely mothers of
soldiers. She trying to work out
some plan for comforting the mothers
of the soldiers who "go west."
I hope 1 can help her.
retain the support of her family."
Made dishes and left-overs require extra
time, trouble, and skill?but they
save both money and food. Cooking
tuereiore oecomes an essenuai -war
industry of first importance.
Meat is the most expensive item of
the diet. Reduce it to a minimum in
wartime menus and buy the less expensive
cuts that require careful cookins
and combine well with vegetables
and in made dishes. Eat more fish,
both dried and fresh. Potatoes, turnips.
carrots, cabbage and all root vegetables
are now at their best and
cheapest. Use them. String beans,
beets, cucumbers, sweet corn, eggplant
and spinach are still on the market.
Eggs and butter are high but
still are less extravagant than meat.
Do not serve eggs as a separate dish.
Reserve them for cooking. Use vegetable
fats and oils in cooking and butter
for the table only. Economize
strictly on sugar.
Sunday.
Breakfast ? Baked apples with
cream, creamed codfish, baked potatoes,
coiTee.
Dinner?Clear tomato soup, baked
beef birds (rolled round steak with
sausage stiffing) browned potatoes,
creamed carrots, lettuce and encumber
salad, grape sherbet (syrup sweetened).
Supper ? Apple and celery salad.
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? Monday.
Breakfast?Gripes, boiled rice with
milk and sugar, toast, coffee.
Lunch?Onion soup, corn sticks, po- <
tato salad, wafers. c
Dinner?Calves liver with broilei :
tomatoes and bacon garnish, tomatoes .
and bacon garnish, creamed turnips, :
baked potatoes, cabbage salad, tapioca .
pudding.
T uesday.
Breakfast?Pears, rice waffles with
syrup, cocoa.
Lunch?Broiled sardines on toast,
sweet pickles, oatmeal cookies, grapes, j
Dinner?Baked lima beans with to- ,
mato sauce, corn muffins, cucumber i
and green pepper salad, cottage pud- j
ding. cofTee.
Wednesday. 4
Breakfast?Stewed apricoats. boiled ;
hominy with milk and sugar, cocoa.
Lunch ? Split pea soup, graham
gems, fresh apple sauce.
Dinner?Fresh fish chowder, sliced
tomatoes, rye crisps, fresh apple cake,
coffee.
Thursday.
Breakfast ? Oatmeal cooked with
dates, milk, creamed chipped beef on
toast, coffee.
Lnnch ? Cauliflower baked with
cheese, bread and butter, jam. tea.
Dinner?Meat pie with mashed po'
tato crust, buttered beets, head lettuc
[ salad, mayonnaise dressing, stuffed
dates, coffee.
Friday.
j Breakfast?Apple sauce, fried oat- |
i meal scrapple with syrup, coffee.
! Lunch?Spoon com bread, stewed
prunes and cottage cheese salad, tea.
Dinner?Baked halibut with cream
sauce, baked potatoes, fried eggplant,
fruit salad, wafers, coffee.
Saturday.
Breakfast?Pears or grapes, cornmeal
muffins, honey, coffee.
Lunch?Baked sweet potatoes with
butter, cottage cheese and nut sandwiches,
cookies, tea.
Dinner?Noodle soup, baked beans !
and hot brown bread, creamed pota- .
toes, apple and nut salad, cream
cheese, coffee.
Home Baked Pies and Pastries.
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