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A moment later he was rewarded
by1 seeing Miss Shields come out
of the house and fairly run up the
With great satisfaction but
wise precaution the youth follow--e'df
He saw her hurry up to the
door of Jim Bailey's house atid
ring the bell. .He saw the door
opened and the young woman
She did not come outagain and
Tommy, growing weary of wait
ing, found his way to the kitchen
door, remembering incidentally a
certain occasion when Mrs. Smith
the. landlady, had given him a
piece of pie. Mrs. Smith was sing
ing as she went about getting
supper and there was a smile on
her motherly face. '
"Hello, Mrs. Smith, is Jim
here?" asked Tommy.
"Hello, Tommy. Yes, he's here
but I wouldn't have him disturb
ed for anything now. He's in the
Tommy went through the din
ing room and stealthily approach
ed the door. He heard a gurg
ling feminine laugh. Then the'
voice of Miss Shields :
"I feel so mortified. I'm going
to give that Tommy a good shak
ing next time I see him."
"I think I'll give him a dollar,"
said Jim- Bailey.
A court decision freed a New
York man of two wives at once.
This sort of makes bigamy seem
Coal gas was first used for
lighting just 100 years ago this
TAKES MAJOR BUTT'S JOB
AS WHITE HOUSE AIDE
Maj. Thomas Rhoades, who re
places, as the president's military
aide, Maj. Archie Butt, reported
dead on j;he Titanic.
N OUR PRECISE ARTIST
"She had a perfect figure."
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