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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 01, 1912, Image 14

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came close beneath her and tqolc
the same chance that had fallen
to his rival to tell her of his love.
It seemed that she was affected
by his appeal, for she leaned out
over the balcony and plucked a
lose from a climbing vine and
Iropped it down. Then she let
lown the scarf as she had-done
to her other lover.
But Mason instead of pressing
it to his lips gave it a sudden jerk
and pulled it from her hands.
She gave a little gasp of aston
ishment, but before she could re
monstrate he had walked away
laughing.
The day after that Mason
boasted openly of his possesion of
the scarf. He was standing in a
group of young men and Payne
Morrow was one of them. "How
did you get it?" asked he signi
ficantly: Morrow was in a rage with
alousy from the annoying re
marks of his rival. Finally when
ihe scarf was brazenly brought
forth and displayed he snatched
it and started away with it. AsH
he turned he saw Madge com
ing'toward him and he walked up
and handed the scarf tovher
without a word. Mason came up
behind hini and they both stood
facing her silently while the
others watched "breathlessly.
"Why did you take it?" she aSked
Maspn.
"Because anything of yours is
precious to me," he answered.
"You had an opportunity," she
said to Morrow, "why did you
not take it?"
Morrow looked intently into J
her face. Finally she raised fy'er"
eyes. When he saw themjhe
smiled. "Because I exepcted to
get the scarf when you came with
it," he said, smiling.
The others saw her put out her
hand to him and knew who had
won.
J (AttJUa 6gtfVT-
ABOUT PEOPLE ,
5..jt
i
Prof. Cleveland 'ABbe, senior
editor of the United States
weather bureau, has
recefved the Sym
onds gold medal of
the Royal Meteor
ological society of
London He is. the
first American to
receive this highly
prized honor.
f
. The rtmoney trust"
has anew and very
learned press agent,
Prof. J. Lawrence Laughlin of
the University of .'Chicago who
will, for a stipemi of $10,0QCta
year, direct a "campaign of, -education"
for the National Citizens'
league, which is the corporate
name of the Aldrich4 :mqney, -trust's
advertising department.
After pondering for 40 years
on "Why does the fool seek to be
parted from his coin," Thomas
W. Lawson concludes that a'
more important question is
Where in the future will the fool
get money to be parted from."
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