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"It isn't that, Butonce, after I
knew his greatness, I "heard him
speak at his dislike for a brilliant'
woman we both knew. He dislik-.
ed JheV'beeause she had 'dispwned
Wimojheh He wrote my great
pijay) fitdin it he heaped his scprn'
uponTa criild -vyho was Ungrateful
to hen' poor, toilrscarred parents-
lightly I had to play that part,"
had to suiter nprriDiy in suence,
for-I kneW then I loved him.
"But I thoughfhe did nsf know
of my past and 1 1vas careful not
to let himMearn " about
"In a way I tried to justify my
self. God knowscf tried to hbld
ypurlove. I senfm&riey "
TAs i? we. could have accepted
''You'Vent'it back. I was proud.
My work swallowed meoip and I
drifted away. My adve" for him
-haVmade. me see it ail oyer again
oh, "so clearly. And then olfe
night we had "eaten together
Tftumbled myride and told him
of my lpve. Mother, 'I was
Whtehedr! am gettingOld; I
knew this was the only love- that,
would ever corns mtp rny life.
- "I told him and he replied that
he knew about yoif. Then I abas
ed my pride. and pleaded with him
He caught me. in his arms and
kissed me then he put me away.
' ''He said he had grown to love
me in spite of himself, but that-he
would never marry a- woman!
such a I.
The hardness, came back into
theolder woman's eyes,
"So," she said, "you have come,
here to makea dicker?" The' ac
tress threw herself forward, arid
nia nee jace upon iicr iuuhm" p
"Don't you see, mgther," she
cried, (that I haven't v cojne fpr
that? TJiat ngw,,Yen if he ask
ed it, I couldn't be his wife un
less were your little girl again!"
Her shoulders shook wjth ?Pb
bihg. The rnpther bent forward over
the brighF5ead,'hei' lips quiver
ing curiously - -
"Mary i"" And' the word craclj
e4 ivth-itwejght pf Joye
Pxinie-Troubfitskoy,' 'the Rus
sian artstrjs going jo -make- a
bu'at of , John JX , Rockefeller.
Who'd a thought ygyquJd bust
him. Hej'eGoesf - L
X.ong years ago",
They tried to bust l ?
John D. theydfcl,
But those who tried. f
fSad to relate)
Would they themselves,
Apd eveh since,
Those who have fried
To bust John I. v ,
'Have either died
Or been -quite bad-
Jjy mussed .around
And left uncon
scious oq. the ground,
But should this Kuss-
Ian chap succeed - "
In busting John
Smugglers are ;ipt the only
people whp shirk their duty