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V ' WHICH GIRC? '
. , ,
Fate Answered the Question,
But It Was Good Fate j
Billy Abbott was puzzled.
Generally, a man knows when
and with whom he is in -love.
But the Morrison twins were so
distractingly 'alike and yet un
like Margery was' qufetly
dreamy, vMignpn fascinatingly
vivacious,' Otherwise,' they
were as like as the proverbial
pea's. So it was no matter 06
wonder that Billy v Abbott was
puzzled .. , f
However, the affair mtfst Jbe
settled one way or another, "
Accordingly he stepped brisk
ly to the phone and called ;up
their number. "Is 'that you,
Margery ? Qh, heUp ! 'Mignon.
Will you two go to 'the theater
with "me tomorrow ' evening?
Why-, anything you care to see.
AH right- I'll qaUfor yq,u 'about
"The one who enters the room
first is going to be 'it-' -I'm
weary of shilly-shallying."
Which remark did not rieces
sarily mean conceiton the part of
one Wm. Abbott. Unquestion
ably, the Morrison twins were"
fond of him. Andv other than
that, man, unaskihg, can never he
certain of the view of woman
kind. It was 7:30 to Nthe very second
whentheneat, white capped maid
ushered Mr. Abbott into'the cosy
little Morrison reception room.
Her,e he carefully selected a com
fortable chair facing the-dotfr,
and waited, wondering if his
heart beats didn't outsourid. the
loud ticking- of the grandfather's
clock in the corner. , '
"Wduld it be Margery? Would
ft be Mignon?"
At'last ,he heard a sound with
out.' His heart;dlmost stqpgef
beating". Would it be Mignon?
Would it be Margery?' For an
awful three seconds he held his"
breath expectantly. Then Mig3
non"s -laughing, 'dimpled face
came into the ranjge of his vision
His heart gave a bound that
outdistanced all its 'previous ef
fort. And Billy Abbott knew!
If it had been Margery V But ife
was Mignon 1 - 1
Emotion sent him to-meet-the
vision in white, v Enthusiasm and
positive infatuation brought the
words to his lips mqst njen halt
over in the saying.
''Mignon! Darling! I loveyQuf
Certainly Mignpn, could be; fpr-
givqn a start of surprise-apd a
backward step, since she had only
been expecting, a conventionally
fiendly greeting. Then she
laughed. - . x ,
"You foolish boy!"
But there was something in the
tone that -told Billy ther,foolish
ness was not wholly objection
able. His next act was certainly logi
cal and circumstantially -excus-able.
He- put his arms aboufe that
exquisite evening, gown and kiss
ed Miss Mignon 'Morrison with 3.
fervor-that could not have had -a
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