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:71iat DTYou TL ir k îs My Share?
By Bruch Bartok He is a conscientious gentleman, who honestly ts to do right.. Anil he came to me shaking head. 1 * I want to do my full p:.rt in this United War ik Campaign,'' ho c:.id. "Do you think a died dollars is my sharef And I toid him that it would be hard for r -j one but himself to decide. "There are so tu any different ways of looking at money," 1 A hundred and seventy million* looks big at fust glance. It ia forty times whit Jefferson gave for the Louisiana territory. It's g dollar and seventy cents for every naan, woman and child in tho landi it's mort than eight dollar* and a half for every household. ''You can figure It on that basis," I told him. "On the basis of dollars and cents. Or you can h ure It on the basis of hoys." "Of boys r he questioned. "I do not Uadsr« ' It's less than fifteen cer ts a day for each of our t iiers and sailors," I an: vered. "Fifteencents a day to givc^hem war nth and comfort and » ruinment, and lectu s, and games, and the t u,ht of mother and cf Cod." Fifteen cents a day for a boy: two for 3 ter g day, How many boy* will you ....... id hi* eye* kindled T think I could tako t at least, he said. He drew his check book c ' I Figure it out and tell me the price," he said. ' . ant you to give them the best you've got. 1 \ at is it going to cost " | 1 " —for ten boys, for a j o.,r, at two for a quarte; t y " . .* j ' .>1 figured it out for h.ms suppose you nguro i uvr yourself.