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out I" I shrill. lh
self tiht=d‘golllen heams on
“You step on ‘em.’ nu‘ (‘ii p
voice shot at lllm. The little
or h tile
anger on his heavy featured
shine stealins tllrous
"Mln‘e Pete-what‘: yours?"
“I'm glad to meet you. e
iignre reached up a thin hand. and
h the .clouds
storm. a broad, homely, triendly smile crept over
un his rare
The Crack in the Heart
By wallace Arthur ‘
copyuoili, rm, an W. H. zlnmlm. Pulllaller, lilo.
EY, there, mister. you bvttet look
a voice piped.
ed g hn
-tiia-nah 1" he rolled it out.
poyaxrourse i wont step on your lord.
ooired down on the,uuaint little ngura on the
The taint sunshine that stole in through the
mail pane or the window as it halt
the little chap who
a belllzt-rent attitude
d gout lord, kill. some oder
ver,"hl)eurcby rumhle . grams. in his deep Ger-
lug you!" the high
lists clenched, Ind
pale blue eye. hlazed up to his with the light am,
ueurchy started alzhin. surprise mingled with
then like mm-
ot a cominK
lighting lls coarse lines with I sort ; 3,"
“You're Ispuuky “'
Imlll frame. Illnd in the silent pasmge of the
smile I hand of friendship and understanding WI! 5,
1) me!) ." The‘ little
ot mavlng into the lower room with his rather
who. Deulchy gathered. had not a ver great love
his : and gradually as the iule teilow
e oi the lime
w come haclr,
Deutchrs alps went out and hung tireless in his
lips. and t e lumpy lines or his race were-relaxed
and run or interest.
Evening atier evening went by: and regularly
the same time he heard the
his door; slowl , tor everything went
wly Deutchy. he came o l
with as much caverness as was ossible to his na-
ture to the Evenings with Pete. The litlln fell0W’t!
uaint ideas, the vividness or his imagination
eveloped hy loneliness and necessity was all
or interest to Deutehy, for imagination was one
thing he did not possess in an wa whatsoever.
Lite was simply a slant pinln room to him.
that was composed at tour things; h a pay en-
velolile that i-orier is co. ave h m weelr
tar is trucking, his mesla. his sine. a
room. But Pete opened 3 new worl to hi
he hm never entered nor even approached.
Al Deu chy's interest folded around Pete, he
ranch: inrormation or the rather; he soon learned
all e cared to ltnow; and the klm
lilm of his trallhlesv
t alone in a
slow. Deutchy tried to get him to come n and
stay with him, but the tear in Pete's race o the
a o c to silence any urg
one thing too. they loved between them par.
ticularly, anll that was music. all the old sweet
melodies or his Fatherland Evere perrectiy ramillar
Deutchy: a d althonl; his voice was loo
thuslluln they sang too loud, Deutch
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1 Incl solemnly with Pete. The truce wan d u “,1 5 ‘t ‘ M 2 gm Ce: Ind km to
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Ii we would tilnv, limo will wnste us.
’ The lower the words the better the sermon.
Anxiety never yet bridged over Iny chasm.
mwa gel. out of me no more than we put into
Whatever you do in life, be greater than your
Providence in alwnyu on the ride of this last
our minds ore given to us, but our characters
on th great clock of time ‘there is but one
in in stem
airy in of stun. ,
Shut the door to tho nun Ind you will open ii:
to the doctor.
Nature, by pain, compels us to rooognlze her
established lawn. .
0, woman. whose torn: and whose annl
Are the spell Ind. the light or each path we
Whether uunuid In the tropics. or chilled It
rmlity fuller of duty than the
It woman be there. there is happiness too.
,'1'ha world always listens to a man with the
right. spirit in inn.
1! you love life do not wute time, for that is
Whll life in nude 0!.
The nun who never knows when he is beaten,
in very neldom beaten.
Sn in most things de
how long it likes to mccee .
No lmn struggles perpetnllly and victorious-
ly against his own character.
They who hnve oourhge, faith Ind decision,
have whatevereliao they want.
Only I 1001 is ac aatialied with himself that
he never wishes to be d better.
There are certain things we feel to be beantl<
tnl und g e mull; hunger liter them.
Hope lifts in step by step up the mysterious
ladder, the top at which no eye has our seen.
riohio things not dream them. it .
And no make I . death Ind the vast (orlaver one
grand swcet pong.
mun ever made In ill lignra who nude
Itootl his own talents, nor a good one who mis-
took them. '
You cannot have too much 0! that yearning
which 2 aspiration, (or even though you
do not attain your ideulgthe etlorta you link:
lids on knowing
timid, per’l.lI?ll. but Very assertive.
In. Deutchy smiled Illa slow,
tulle I rhiil "
ready to cut 1
slid into it without further
c up yo
It was an odd convert-ntlnn til
it lllltld Deutclly'8 heart. which
proportion t hody it
exact. with unrlorsthlldl
told him in hls wise.
great gaotl world I
(2 him like the sunshine of I long
the thin little face at the door wrinkled in
Brit the pict'ure pleased him. with one of hi
9 t Id be: e
l-erore in the tenement; but Ilcntlhy knew Lint
the human title that how in one door or the tene-
ments in the morning alien ebhs at night.
His slow horn curiosity‘ was satl
mourn the hllrden he thrust
knock It his door. I little
me n,’ he rum 1- .
The dam’ opened B hit. and the towhehd looked
ex nnslve smile:
Pete stopped short. “lluh?" he queried. and
or the (I Hi‘.
“I was glad to see you, Pete.
The arniie ind the “c-hair" was suincient. Pete
"Davis the pay," Deulchy responded ioviaily.
It followed. but
ropcrtlons Ire ever
he and sympathy. Pete
sohcr,, old-mum sh,
E"; n gehttwindo over still
l waters. Ind his eyes glowed
ilk no era o a dyin rl e.
-- mweh, home t
only a little whilethey live. Pele-n
I money. I Work but 1 little, and they work
no more a a . on. it vas a heuutiiul place. the
little uld yllllge,.x'or..[ live Is
see the rl er runnin [ville
,, wood: on the
II VI! eln 2IlIl: ! .
orner at his old hurcau neuron
a stained an
n pay. on c in
sea. and the his
awer Ind the pale hlnc eyes hrightened. Pete I re" his eyes spar led-“then ‘I oi et .'
came in. P to listened and loolre his interest. tor
"Le mein Herr," raid rleutchy was evident even to him that Deutchya thoughts
2 mnd-the sole and and purpose 0: his
Pete‘: it ill .
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P. 0. or R. F. D. ........................... ............
calmly .......................,. sm,,,,,,,
tamllior knock a
mountain-nhi it vaa gli!e,’Pele,
’ s rd
1 body ht ll
fell over the watching. (‘NW .
v lax. that rose like the hollow
relght depot. Pete assented with
eagerness: and t c
heavy ti-ut-it wagon,
humanity pert-lied up
first .ride. Ind
to the seat on
ll-‘lung With tense hands the
slnuggk-ii u tluse lo Deutch .
h crash ll t c rnmhle, t e
deep undertone at the city streets was tlomelhlni:
entirely new to Pete..oniy the echo 0! it ha
reached his little world no v v
midst or it. But gradually he hcoame accustomed
o it, and grew to be a silent and proiound iittlc
watcher oi: the wonderiui panoraln utchy
. is team. but he was silent
c all either
was In the
tel‘. himself, spoke to Dt-utchy, 51
his I! business lace. “WhPre'd
lck im uphllgnslestrln?" he aslied. '
tear hit through Dcutchy‘s heart that
Porter might order him to le -e Pete:
“No, l t think: he stlvliri tight-an’
good men Mr. Porter. I lilie
with me," h answered hnrriedl but fl
Porter started to speak. but I 2
he German's race s -
ay ve een
nothing, but watched them tit-ive away iv
queer smile that di-hes analysis. .
That night in the little room suppressed ex-
citement nged, for Dentchy had enough mane
ow. ' Fete looked on with dee
as Deutch with much care and th
drehm Hill It was A
was for in.
His notice had been died
last time.. line wher
the indie lies .1’ e big grnys
chu Cd 3! thrmilrla the mass. Pets laolleil
sharp r tilt like the sizzling of ii rocliet in
2 high through the nolsje, -R dellenlug roar
en! u heavy truuli piled high with boxes
drawn by I ur horse drive (‘M care r in
I de A d hurled itself like In Ivalanclle
straight into DeIItcl.ly's team Dqutchy felt. him-
self sh a if from a gigs 5 111: up into the
illr then I. downward sensalion and a fearful
i band: he got up dazedly and rubbed
pa n in his
something wet irom his ioreheoo that stained his
hand red: then stiirened s arp y erect-it
cry had rung out. a hoy s,rending scream at rear.
taught his WI
through I II-I0h of in
boxes. sllullng the men
ll 5 t
,.,u,;, band,‘ C,,,,,,,,,, and hm, ,, ,,,,, ,,, an mudder Indlvlter live. The 're old now, Pete, would. But Deut hy had not been
me; l-,,,ck,.- he ,,,,,d u , ,,o,,,,,,. he at rm goin to see them when i get the rnone . counted on; with hand h yanlted-the man
uuld have ,3-“shed to “name the (nu mm,‘ I “Va now. but I must have A lot to go, I I: g on! who was In between the tunes nttemp Inn
“mg d d 1,; so "Brant “ dered who lot to gowclmtlh got it now. Then I go to my to lift the weight from Pete. He bent over,
th rle shaver co ' ad never seen him vater and naudder, and see them oeiol-e they die- his ands it under the box’: edge.
:3 when " 1; tool, you un't hurl e that
cordantly thrnuzh the air.
. ommmaiis red’halills
rm and sum grip. the Mg muscular
e Itnushire slce spring; a ilsh
muscles or his their rippled and churned and non.
s of iron-slowly, slowly the lzreht
by inch the eyes of the nnlookers
PQEP l.lPW8l‘d. .
Deutch saw a hand shoot in and Pete was
snatched ont Far away he heard distant cheep
sinhin or n wl ll
around a chimney in a sort crescendo a
away to a t murmur; the sin in
ate nto his consciousness: and e ltncw no more.
He opened his eyes to look into l‘0rter's cold
trird to move, and very suddenly lay
Pete?” he asked hu9kiI
u u're he n weston's Pri-
vate Hospital." Porter aald shortly. “lienslesteln,
I warned you Ilzhlnut this. and now you've got
Itgsepgt tor it; but you're too valnahle a man to
“tin the kid alive!" Deutcllv persisted.
s‘nvYP;l.‘r:l?'BrlalIIV:: tIl:iIl;:l.al;l)“3;ou can say. You
to do golmk an e I s, see, but you re
on. ...i. .. .....i‘.”...‘::2“l$.“i.6.'i‘1e5‘t“"l..“’ll‘..’3
ti-omnthdt statement that he wonlil not have to
as A dgvnilmiils " med. he was grateful
I n .
in I few (la th I i .
,3. no on in :.i..i.il.'::“:..“:.‘::i‘‘d:.::;:z;
s the hitter trn - o .
anon rs and back -erelhrurelglls hessvlhislid nave:
he solo to llit his arms rhove 'h shoulders as
long ll he lived. in a "as, ,0 ‘mm
but his mind always worlted with e idoh o purl
pos t s time; an t rv afternoon he left
sorseon or the surgical ward or thbe“(rI:lle‘i!l1PI
The doctor whi l ti d l '
4... ..... ..m.:ae“;.g;,'“::;s .l.:$..a?“i:,l.i&:ii
ene as e sa .
m:in'ii lace and heard his rernll-st. -W ‘ E "
M.‘ c littic rellow is
coming: on mind ollld never have
R heyon in also en d. r paws
irlennship had opened to the sunlight the dark.
c ed via an or a soul: and he could see
into the void with h
hnrn rt-alllies or lite . ,
. “Wnll." e snr eon went on alter a minuio
or two. slowly and cnretuliy. “be has heen con.
tinually culling ior . mnk ,,
lo o ou- and-well-the h
suited which we rleas to heme y. He's
A FTIPPIB f . ll never wnlk again."
Deutchys tllg tnrrn drtmpell into I‘ sudden
rlerlllkaonlrl1ih!'kllt- whispered. '
I 1lTI;ve% lgokttnl It Dentrh, la
. ited ions and lo dly. M e CW‘ "' “'9
uygxlf;-‘lily’ darned into an oihce chair. lie leaned
a"”.i1I’v‘lItrtth'eure no vay?’ he bogged, soul in eyes
'i‘h doctor stared out at the
II? mind’: oye where the ura.
a hare possihllity. n on-
nd seldom successiul micllt
on y one surgeon in the city or the
Dertorm it-it would cost.’
-e za .
Th izllrizeon named t I
A stillness like
waters mime no ,1,
over wastes or
in 0 had the
die: he never w'onl see them:..
neither them nor the little old village slccpluz
(colvrluutn on PAS! 21.)