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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 06, 1912, Image 12

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meet the death" she had planned
for herself aiid the man.
There ,is something pathetic,
even in the puppies. Fred Noble
ftad found he could not get work.
Wherever he made application he
was turned away as soon as his
nariie was known. So his wife
.heaven save the mark! planned
that they would earn their living
by breeding puppies, by caring
for and raising the only thing
she had learned to know ::nd un
derstand in all her life of luxury
and ease.
The newspapers gave columns
to the elopement of Mrs. Suydam
.with Noble; they gave columns
:to her marriage to Noble.
They told in great detail of
what Mrs. Su)'dam wore, and
what Noble wore, and whose son
he was, and what he looked like,
and what she looked like. They
enlarged on the bitter gossip of
servants: they told of "compro
mising" incidents, and wallowed
in salacious hints.
But they did not tell why Mrs.
Suydam outraged convention and
threw her good name to the
winds. Nor have they told why,
after she had done so, she bowed
her head and wailed:
"I have ma'de a mistake. I
don't love this man. I never
loved any man except my hus
band. The wages of sin is death,
and I am earning the wages."
They did not tell. They could
not tell. Louise Laurence White
Suydam herself could not tell.
Can anyone tell?
h Strew the ground with roses,
red as blood. Write on her tomb
stone: "Here lies a woman who
made a mistake, and paid the
penalty, even unto death."
OUR PRECISE ARTIST,
"A long, dark night."
o o
Extremes Meet.
"You call this cake angel
food?" said the harsh husband.
"Yes, dear," said the timid
wife; "but if the diet doesn't seem
exactly what you want, here are
some deviled crabs." Washing
ton Star.
Lower her into her grave gent-
His Theory.
Teacher What Is it, Tommy,
that Shakespeare tells us "be
comes the throned monarch bet
ter than the. crown ?
Tommy Hair. Harper's Bazar.

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