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Alkert Netooo left Benton Con Ore
flQB, I&, Sept, 1904, for the great
Cuadian prairies. To quote from his
letter: "I was greatly surprised to
fnd SBch an immense stretch of rich
virgin prairie still almost unoccupied
ia the. very .heart of. North .America.
The splendid crops of .oats, wheat, bar
ley, potatoes and hay I beheld in the
settlements made me very eager for a
piece of this rich soil, and J soon lo
cated in the Goose Lake country. We
have here a, great 'stretch of the rich,
deep clay loam of the Saskatchewan
a soil heavy and hard to break, bat
particularly well adapted for the re
tention of moisture and production .of
the bright No. 1 'Hard wheat, and
great crops of oats, barlqy, flax and po
tatoes. I -had 60 'bushels of oats,
weighing 441 lb. to the bushel, per
acre. Some of my neighbors had still
greater yields. Wheat yielded from20
to 30 bushels per acre!.' We' have all
dose well .here, and. I could, name
many Americana who came here with
means to o ahead, who have done
nig already. For homesteads one has
to go fur! her west, but the best prai
rie cam be bought here for from $12.00
to $16.00 per acre. The climate .is
dry and healthy. This is the regular
Saskatchewan fall weather frosty
nights, and bright; sunny days ideal
for threshing and hauling out of
wheat The trails are dusty, as thou
sands of wheat teams are moving
towards the elevators.
"The sight of it makes one stop and
wonder what it will be in a few years
when the immense prairies get under
cultivation. Heavy snowfall is the
exception here. Snow generally falls
in December and goes off in March.
Ifsometimes gets very cold, but the
Saskatchewan fanner does not fear
the cold. Winter Is his season of
rest. The first or second crop he
builds a comfortable house for him
self, and warm stables for his horses.
He need not, like some, be poking
about in the mud all winter attending
a few beasts, for a livelihood."
He See, Samantha, that shows how
terribly thin some folks are.
GOVERNMENT CAREY ACT OPEN
ING OF IRRIGATED LAND.
MAY 6, the State of Wyoming Will
Sell 100 irrigated Farms
at- 50c per acre at Cooper Lake, Wyo..
to those who have made applications
or WATER RIGHTS NOW ON SALE
at "5 per acre cash and $3 per acre
annually for ten years. Free railroad
fare, sleeping- and dining car accom
modations and FREE DEED to TWO
TOWN LOTS to all applying BEFORE
MAY 1. Applications and particulars
furnished by TALLMADGE-BUNTIN
LAND CO., Agents, Railway Exchange.
Chicago. Agents wanted.
During the trial of a man who had
made an unsuccessful attempt at sui
cide, a lawyer had badgered the wit
nesses to an exasperating degree, and
evidently intended to pursue the same
coun:-2 with a meek appearing little
Irishman who next took the stand.
"You say you talked with the ac
cused an hour after his attempt?" the
"Oi did," was the direct reply.
"And did he give any reason for at
tempting to commit suicide?"
"He did, an' it was a good reason."'
"Well, and what reason did he
"Sure, an he said he wanted to kill
himself," Pat answered, and for a mo
ment even his honor could not control
his laushter. Harucr's Weekly.
Wanted Longer Sermcns.
It was a proud boast one clergyman
made to two or three others who were
having a quiet chat in his study the
other night namely, that he had ac
tually on one occasion been asked to
make his service, both prayers and
sermon, a bit longer.
His brethren regarded hira with su
perstitious awe, and one asked, feebly:
"Where on earth was that?"
"Well,' boys," was the frank confes
sion, "it was with a goal where 1 acted
as chaplain for a short time. The
poor beggars dreaded to leave the
church for their cells."
Cute or Ohio Citt or Toledo.
Lucas Ouoxtt. f s-
Fuaxc J. Oienet makes oath that ho Is sraior
Banner of the firm of F. J. Cuexev & Co- dotag
ewiaoaa in the City of Toledo. Count? and State
atorraiid. and that ssid arm will pay the sum ot
DNE HU.VDRED DOLLAKS for each and every
ease of Catarrh that caanot be cured by the use ol
Hall's Cataudu Cube.
TOAXK J. CUEJJEY.
8orn to before mc and subscribed in my presence,
tkia Ma day of December. A. D.. 1SSS.
i SCAT J-
A. W. GLEASOIf.
HmU'a Catarrh Cure Is taken .Internally and acts
lrylt upoa the "blood and mucous surfaces of the
Jrteui. Bend for testimonials, free.
F. J. CHENEY CO.. Toledo. O.
SoM toy all Dracsists. 75c.
Tfcfce Hall's Fan&y Pills for coastisatloa.
Alas, How True!
"I often wonder," remarked Mr.
Stubb. in solemn reflection, "if the last
man on earth will have the last word."
"Of course he will, John," laughed
"But why are you so sure?"
"Because the last woman will give
It to him."
With a smooth Iron and Defiance
Starch, you can launder your shirt
waist just as well at home as the
steam laundry can; it will have the
proper stiffness and finish, there will
be less wear and tear of the goods,
and it will be a positive pleasure to
use a Starch that does not stick to the
Iroa. ' y
She I suppose your uncle didn't
fail to remember you in his will?
He It was scarcely a remem-InttCfr-nore'like
By Judd Mortimer Lewis.
"The trouble with .most .women,"
said Jinx when they had finished
lunch, and he was idly constructing a
snap-dragon, with the' aid of five very
brittle toothpick's and a well-pleased
and. non-brittle feeling of satisfaction
with the' day and his own part In the
events thereof, "is that they never give
complete attention to the subject un
"Did you like the steak we had for
lunch?" interrupted Mrs. Jinx, with an
interested and sympathetic smile. "I
have found a new butcher, a little
Dutchman; he has opened up where
Wedderburn used to keep."
"As I was about to state, when you
interrupted me with an entirely irrele
vant remark, the average woman only
gives semi-attention to anything that
is being said, and nine 'times out of a
possible ten when she opens her
mouth it is to give utterance to some
thought entirely foreign to the matter
forming the subject of the conversa
tion. Some months ago when Orville
Wright was experimenting with his
aerodrome at Fort Meyer, and when
the eyes of the entire world were fixed
upon him and the papers were full "of
the wonderful flights he was making,
a friend of mine took his wife to see
the trials of the machine, and, as
Wright and his machine rose into the
air and soared like avhuge, beautiful
and majestic bird, with nothing but
the blue heaven for a background, the
man watched his wife and waited for
her to make some remark, feeling
sure that she would give expression
to some thought or utter some ex
pression of amazement that would be
worth treasuring along with the mem
ory of the day and the intrepid aero
"M "-rvirrrrr'vviruTVijvinriAnru'irLfijT njnjij,mnnruLrrnjTj"iru
"My dear," said Mr. Wise, to his
wife, as they sat in their cosy sitting
room, after the evening meal was
over, "my dear, never let.anybody in
veigle you into attempting to do one
of those picture puzzles."
"What are they. John?" inquired
Airs. Wise. "I've never seen one."
"I've never seen one, either," de
clared her husband, "and I hope I
never shall. The boys at the bank to
day were talking about them, and of
all unspeakable foolishness' they are
the worst! Only an idiot would waste
hours of good time puttering over ri
diculous little scraps of jig-sawed
"Oh, jig-saw puzzles? No, I've never
seen one, but Mrs. Carter, who was at
our Woman's Culture club to-day, said
they were great fun, and she said she'd
send over one for me to try."
"She did, did she? Well, you'll send
it back to her unopened. I won't have
"Don't Go Now, John."
my wife making a blithering fool of
herself in any such manner. Why,
they're been known to send weak
minded people to the insane asylum!'1
"I don't want to go to the asylum,
I'm sure," said Mrs. Wise, placidly;
and then as a maid servant entered
the room, she said, "What is it, Jage?"
"It's a parcel, ma'am, that Mrs
Carter sent over to you."
"It's that counfounded puzzle!"
roared Mr. Wise, jumping to his
feet. "You may go. Jane, I'll take this
back to the Carters myself, and tell
them what I think of their class of
"Don't go now, John," expostulated
Mrs. Wise. "They're out this evening.
I'll take it over to-morrow. I've no
wish to offend Mrs. Carter she's a
sw IJn -
Goslington Wants to Know
Offers Seat to a Lady in Elevated
Car Unexpected Outcome.
"This," said Mr. Goslington, "I con
fess is rather puzzling to me, but I
am inclined to think that I- get left
"The elevated car in which I rode
home was as usual at that hour crowd
ed, and so as usual I hung- on "by a
strap. But a few stations along the
man in front of whom I had been
standing got. up and went out, leaving
a vacant seat, which of course I might
have taken but which I did not take,
for a step or two further back in the
car there was standing, holding on by
a strap, a young woman talking with
a young man who was standing near,
holding on by the next strap.
, "What I did was to Indicate to this
young woman that here was a seat
for her, at which she turned and
stepped across the car, as I supposed;
to occupy the seat that I had, thus
left for her. Bat just what she did
naut's wonderful feat. Swiftly and ma
jestically the huge white-winged flier
circled the field, turned and swung
back until it appeared to poise di
rectly above them, and Wright could
be plainly seen with his feet braced
against some part of the apparatus.
'Why,v exclaimed my" friend's wife,
'he is wearing low-necked tans, Isn't
""Take yourself, for instance. When
I told you'that that garter snake which
"I See You Have Purchased a New
Pair of Trousers."
you killed the other day was a boa con
strictor, if you had given the matter
the thousandth part of your attention
you would have known that such a
thing was utterly impossible; but
"She may be a good neighbor, but
she's a fool woman! Here, I'll just
show you what sort of tommj--rot she
wastes her time over!"
Jerking off the string, Mr. Wise
dumped the contents of the box on a
small table. "
"Where is the picture to copy from?
asked his wife.
"There isn't any! I know that,, be
cause the boys at the bank said so."
"Then can you make up any sort of
a picture you want to?"
"Oh, Hannah! Commend me to a
woman for fool questions. No, I sup
pose it's this way. You see this little
piece is part of a horse's bridle, jou
can see the mane; so there must be a
horse in the picture, and perhaps a
rider on him."
"Oh, yes; here's a bit of the rider's
"And here's his spear, or lance, or
whatever you call it."
Harry Lauder's First Job
The Comedian Failed as Berry Picker
Because He Couldn't "Whussle."
I would he about ten or eleven years
of age when J got my first "job." It
was to pick strawberries for a market
gardener whose ground was not far
away from our house. One of the con
ditions laid down was that the boys
employed in the strawberry beds
should "whussle" all the time they
were at work obviously a contemp
tible dodge for getting behind the Bib
lical instruction which forbids the muz
zling of the ox that treadeth out the
"Can ye w'hussle, Harry?" said the
gardener to me when I asked for a
"No, sir, I canna whussle I never
learned," was my reply; and it was
truthful more or less.
"Are ye an honest hoy?" was his
"Yes, sir. very honest," says I.
Now, the gardener had no earthly
right to engage a boy to pick straw
berries who couldn't-.whistle, and, the
natural result was that before the day
was far spent I collapsed too few
strawberries in Harry's basket and too
many elsewhere. I was ill for three
days, at the end of which time L went
boldly up to the gardener and demand
ed my pay for the day i had been in
"Wages for stealin my berries!" ex
claimed the man, in a towering pas
sion. "I'll give ye the police oflicer, ye
I meekly suggested that I hadn't
"Sitting down on one side of this
seat, she edged along a little further
on that side, thus making her next
neighbor there, a woman, move along
a little, and thus providing half the
seat vacant, and now she invited the
young man with whom she had been
talking to sit down beside her, which
he did, all this leaving me to stand
there, completely ignored, in front of
"Sitting down as she did she dis
commoded the person, the woman sit
ting next to her, and crowding in to
sit beside her, as he had to do, the
young man with her discommoded the
person sitting next to him. Thus-he
lady would appear to have proceeded
when .her opportunity came with en
tire disregard of everybody but her
self, seeking with utter selfishness
solely her own comfort and pleasure,
or so we might have thought, if it
were possible to think ill of any wom
an, which I do not; but while the situ
ation was a little puzling, It certainly
did seem as if she had sort of made a
Some of the Be t
by the Acknowl
no, you made some remark about your
last year's hat and we went Into the
house, and j. never dreamed, for a mo
ment thatyou liadeven heard what I
said; then? when -I saw you and Mr.
Rheinbeckef talkiqg over the fence
that evening and I walked over to join'
you, just in time to hear you tell her
that you had killed a boa constrictor."
"I see you have purchased a new
pair of trousers," responded she, rising
and preparing to clear the table.
"Pants, dear, pants," replied her bet
ter half, dropping his hands to his side
in helpless resignation. "My Income
will need to be at least twice its pres
ent size before I can afford trousers."
That night in the stygian blackness
of the midnight that enshrouded him
Jinx felt the springs shake, and he
had a feeling that amounted to almost,
a certainty that Mrs. Jinx was cau
tiously getting out of bed. Then the
whisper-like sound of bare feet cau
tiously carrying their owner across
the room, and, after that, a prolonged
though almost suppressed rustling of
garments, followed by a noise like that
made by a bare shin striking a chair,
followed by a sibilant exclamation,
then a noise like some person groping
ly leaving the room. A few moments
later Jinx was peering through a crack
in the kitchen door watching his wife
angrily examining a pair of pearl gray
"Did you sleep well?" asked Jinx
"Yes!" snapped Mrs. Jinx.
"Did you notice, dear, that these
new pants arc made like those of Gov.
Patterson's of Tennessee, without
"No, I didn't notice it, but I want
you to give me some change before
you go to town!"
" (Copyright. 1W9." '' W. G. Chapman.)
"Look out! Don't joggle me. Where's
a bit shaped like a longish square,
with one side curved?"
"Is this it?"
"The very thing! See how it fits in?
Move off that bric-a-brac, Hannah ; give
me room for the clouds and tops of' the
"Isn't this the, horse's tail?"
"It looks so, but that shaped bit
won't fit. Try it for the feather in the
knight's head-rigging. Ah, there we
(Four hours more of this sort of
conversation, and eager, hardt work
on the part of two people. Then Mr.
Wise stretches himself, looks at his
watch, and says:)
"Hannah, my dear, I suppose Jane
has gone to bed, so won't you make
a pot of strong coffee for us,, and bring
out some of your good doughnuts and
pie, and we'll have a little lunch, and
then we'll finish this thing. It's nearly
half done and it's a shame not to fin
"Yes, dear," said Mrs. Wise.
(Copyright. 1MK. by V. G. Chapman.)
stolen his berries; 1 had eaten
"Well," was the reply, "ye'll eat nae
mair here; ye're sacked!"
So I left. And that was the end of
.my first job! Harry Lauder, in Strand
Feeling and Character.
Spiritual strength consists of two
things power of will and power of
self-restraint. It requires two things,
therefore, for its existence strong
feelings and a strong command over
Now it is here that we make a great
mistake: we mistake strong feelings
for strong character. A man who
hears all before him before whose
frown domestics tremble, and whose
bursts of fury make the children of
the hcuse quake because he has his
will obeyed, and his own way in- all
things, we call him a strong man. The
truth is, that is the weak man: it is
his passions that are strong: he, mas
tered by them, is weak. You must
measure the strength of a man by his.
power of the feelings which he sub
dues, not by the power of these which
subdue him. Frederick W. Robert
son. Twentieth Century Progress.
?Tvc got a bright idea for my new
farce," said the up-to-date young
dramatist. "Instead of opening with
a housemaid dusting the furniture and
telling the audience the plot, I'm go
ing to bring on a vacuum cleaner with
gump,of me. don't yon think?" New
He Liked Chicken, But
It was in a crowded subway train,
says the New York Press. The Sat
urday afternoon matinee-goers filled
the cars, and as a small tidal wave
of femininity swept along, one was
borne on its crest who was attired as
Solomon never was. If her costume
was striking, however, her headgear
was appalling with Its burden of
plumes and ribbon. A meek, mouse
like man read a paper beside her, and
as she turned her head from side to
side her long plumes tickled his ear
and brushed his mouth.. He stood it
as long as he could, but when a sud
den toss of her head drew an exasper
ating feathery fringe sharply across
his lips he folded up his paper in dis
gust "Madam," he said, witheringly, "I
like chicken, out not the feathers!"
Not a Romance.
"Dear heart," she murmured.
"Only 20 cents a pound," explained
"I think I'll take some liver."
Forecast of mterials
ai Sfyjfk That Will
JBe Fppular ii? tbe ;
It. is not known definitely before
March or April what to expect of
spiring ands summer modes. In the
matter of materials the problem of
choice should not be. more confuting
than usual. The first of the year al
ways brings out an advance choosing
of summer materials and clever wom
en have learned to pick up some of
these materials and trimmings instead
of trusting to the mid-season display.
The lingerie frocks are chiefly of
the type popular last summer, with
clinging blouse and skirt set together
with waistband of lace or embroidery,
and this waistband is located accord
ing to the caprice of the 'designer. The
stumbling block for the designer of
the sheer summer frock at present 'is
The clinging directoire skirt or
plain, close-fitting circular skirt is all
very well for supple satins, crepes,
broadcloths, etc., but for batiste, lawn
and other summer materials it is hard
ly possible, even when a cleverly
fitted slip is worn under it, and for
the genuine tub frock the thing is out
of the question.
It will be interesting to see what
the developments will be along this
line later in the season, but in this
advance stage of the game makers are
merely experimenting and some of the
experiments show skillfully gored,
close-fitting tops with, plaiting intro
duced below. For example, one of
these frocks made for a southern
wardrobe was of batiste and had lines
of inset Valenciennes insertion bor:
dered by tiny frills .of lace running
down from the waistband half way
down the skirt in front and sides, this
part of the skirt being quite closely
Each line of trimming is finished at
the bottom with a motif of lace and
from this motif starts a group of
plaits, three In number, giving suffi-
!ont flfl1ri.ftuc irk fha film, motaitlnl ..
the bottom of the skirt. The bodice
of this little model is good, too, and
simple enough to be easily copied by
a home seamstress. Small batiste cov
ered buttons are set along lines of in
sertion in the sleeves and, bodice front,
forming the only decoration.
The long8leeve is seen In all the
sheer frocks and many women will
sigh regretfully next summer for the
short sleeves of yesteryear. A pretty
'.ong sleeve is almost as much of a
problem as the skirt, and the sleeve
tucked regularly or in groups has
been done to death this winter, so
that, though it will doubtless be the
model most common in the summer
frocks, the fastidious will' strive hard
to get away from it.
O o o o 45 0;
1 -1 ',
Anything that is both novel and useful such as this basket is 3ure to be
appreciated. An oblong wicker basket might be used, though a lightly made
wooden box. or a strong cardboard one, would answer as well. Our model
is lined, first with a layer of wadding, then with satin in a delicate shade of
pink. The satin for the outside is light olive-groon. embroidered in pink flowers,
green foliage and pale blue bows worked with China sibbon, the groundwork
being studded all over with gilt sequins, fixed by small gilt beads This i3
stretched tightly over the outside, and is fixed by seccotine at the edges,
which are made neat by silk and tinsel galloon also fixed by seccotine. The
handle is a strip of double card or buckram covered ewith satin and trimmed
with galloon, the ends sewn or fixed to the oustide ends of basket by small
The bottom should be covered with linen or sateen to make it neat. A
pretty piece of brocade or even printed linen might be used instead of the
PASSING OF THE
All the World Relieved by Her Demise
and That of the Spearman.
The medicine man, did you ever
stop to think how grateful the public
ought to be these days? Why? .Sim
ply because the chorus man who car
ried the spear has gone into the dust
box of oblivion. Do you remember
him? He used to look like a profes
sional mourner, and you could count
the pads he used to help out nature
And then, too, there's the happy
passing away of the "show girl." What
a relief! You remember that you
always wondered what in the world
was the reason for that third one from
the end anyway. And they would al
ways walk to the footlights and look
it the audience as though it hurt them,
their noses tilted as though some over
ripe' Camambert were within hailing
distance, and then they would all nod
In unison and look marvelously use
less. They were marvels, and how
5ai? Be a4e to Tae
j the Place of Regular
The dancing that girls should do
that they may acquire health and
grace is not done on the waxed, floor
oi a oan-room, out on tne rougn con
crete or canvas floor of a gymnasium,
or even the carpet of a-bedroom. -
Before the recent furor for artistic
dancing that has gained such an Im
petus in the last year or two with
watching Genee, Isadora Duncan and
Gertrude Hoffman, our women had
learned the benefit of what is called
To waltz or two step well develops a
swaying grace and is essential to so
cial success, but .its -benefit on the
health may be questioned. The hour at
which social dancing is done, not to
mention the heated' room, tight clothes
and rich food late at night, does not
make it a great health builder.
Athletic dancing, on the other hand,
builds up the muscles of the legs,
ankles and back, increases the endur
ance of the heart and gives the whole
body more poise and grace. There is
mnoh awavlnir rtt trio twirlv nnrl nsu
I of the arms, so that every muscle Is
brought into play.
Many of the old folk dances are
adapted to this work and when the
steps are once learned they can be
practiced instead of regular gymnas
tic exercises-in one's own room. A
half hour of such dancing is said to
be equal to a five-mile walk, and if the
windows are thrown open during the
practice there can be no more health
ful form of athletic work for girls.'
In getting rid of fleshy hips this
gymnastic dancing is one of the latest
fads, and the woman who suffers with
weak ankle3 or if she is inclined to
stumble and walk uncertainly will find
As the muscles of the legs get more
exercise than those of the upper part
of the body, it is well to alternate,
the dancing with dumb-bell or wand
movements to equalize control of all
muscles in the body.
Style of Hat Frame to Remain.
When you buy a new hat for this
year you will be perfectly safe to buy
the cloche shape, the kind that comes
down on the head, giving the effect of
a. high crown and no brim. ' You have
been familiar with this style for the
past few months, made up in fur, usu
ally lynx or fox, but now the time has
come to wear the same shape made up
of flowers. Of these, faded roses and
violets seem to be the most popular
and the most effective, although bluets
or any other small flower would look
just as well.
White embroidered linen collars con
tinue to be used for shirt waists.
they managed to stay as long as they
did has always puzzled me. But I do
know that when she and the old pad
ded carry-the-spear-man died the whole
world heaved a sigh of happy relief.
Marie Cahill in New York Herald.
Lucia di Lammermoor sniffed.
"Artistically," she exclaimed, with
killing emphasis, "my sextet is the
"Now, wouldn't that poison your
cigarette?" retorted Floradbra, toss
ing her head.
And all the world of departed
shades laughed to behold the jealousy
of these two remarkable women. -Puck.
Fraternal Insurance Agent.
Madam, does your husband belong to
the Ready Workers?
. Mrs. Chisel (slamming the door)
No; and he isn't one of the readily
if -Cvarykedr Mr .Ilaad
Stamford IvereKy profwe. which
seems to make the Amaaias dak maaai-
Peru Is ia a sad way iaaacially and
waats to borrow 95.MM09. Is mental
healing supplanting the general sse of
As if the . perils of pedestrianlsm
were wot suflcient already; aa eastern
genius has imveated an automobile for
GOOD STORY TO POINT MORAL.
Told,y Rabbi Krauskopf, Who Be
lieves in Divorce.
"Rabbi Joseph Krauskopf, our,, elo-"
quent preacher." said a Philadelphian.
"sees good rather than evil in the fre
quency of American divorce. He sees
in it a sign that American wives will
not endure the treatment that Eu
ropean wives put up with. He sees in
it a promise that the married men of
the future will live better.
"Discussing the divorce question the
other day, he told me that they who.
perceived only evil in it reminded him.
in their illogical and confused view
point, of a little boy with whom he
once took a stroll.
"As they strolled, they passed the
young girls. of a neighboring boarding
school out on their daily walk. The
girls moved in military formation, two
by two. In front were the youngest, in
skirts to their knees. Next came the
older ones, in the, order of their ages,
their skirts lengthening with their
years. And in the rear came the old
est of all, the young ladies, whose v
skirts hid even their boots.
"Te little boy looked at the girls.
Then he frowned and said:
"'Why is it that their legs grow
shorter as they grow bigger?' "
I sundry work at home would bs
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desired stiffness, it is usually neces
sary to use ob much starch mat the
beauty and fineness of the fabric is
hidden behind a paste of varying
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Defiance Starch, as it can be applied
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Artist Yes, my art is my fortune.
Model (cheerily) Never mind. Pov
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Sheer white goods. In fact, any fine
wash goods when new, owe much of
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ly satisfactory if proper attention was
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"Why, you've got the grip, old man."
"I have not. I can't afford to quit
work and go to bed. This is merely a
darned bad cold." i
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