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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 02, 1912, Image 19',
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is why. I think of you too much.
I don t mean I think too much of
you. If only it was that, But it
isn't So I'm going away to for
"I suppose there are a dozen
men up there," said Bob, gloom
ily. "It's a good-sized town," said
Sue, "I suppose so."
"All of them cjuite ready to hlp
you forget me?"
"One of them is," said Sue.
"Here we are, Bob."
"Your train's late," announced
Bob a few minutes later. He
dropped a big bunch of viplets in
to Sue's lap, "Look here, Sue."
Sue glanced up up up.
"You're so far off," she pouted.
"If this weren't so public a
place," said Bob, "I'd punish you
for that,. Sue.'
"Yes?" said Sue. "But before
venturing the remark I attended
to such small details as time and
place. You wanted to say? Never
mind I wanted to say. Some
times, Bob, I wish I could be
"And I want tojsay " said Bob
dropping into the seat beside hers,
"look at me, Sue. I can say it
better that right here is one
man of whom you may be sure,
always. You know that, don't
"If a girl," said Sue soberly,
"could get inside a man's heart "
"You're inside mine, all right,"
said Bob, grimly.
'Turn oil the lights," went on
"For illuminating purposes;
Sue,"-said Bob, gently, .."you're
my heart if you
far ahead of
Sue's lovely, troubled eyes
danced with sudden mischief.
"The walls of your heart are
hung with girls' faces, Bob," she
said, "just like your den."
"There's but one face in my
heart Sue," said Bob, quietly. "If
you aren't yet sure whose it is,
just glance in again through my,
eyes, and see for yourself." t
"Believe I'll try," breathed Sue,
daringly. Her cheeks grew sud
denly pink. "All I can see," she
pouted, looking away again quick
ly, "is a pair of absurdly blue
boyish eyes. Is your heart so
"Feels red," said Bob, briefly.
"It ought to be blue," said Sue,
"when it's about to lose its only
"It goes wilh you always," said
"I tfon't want it," said Sue, "my
own is heavy enough."
They were on their way now
to the train. Sue felt Bob's arm
suddenly close about her.
"Leave yours with me," he
"Thanks," said Sue," but I
may need it."
A few moments later, comfort- -ably
arranged in her chair,. Sue
smiled up at Bob. "Remember,"
she said, "not one letter. I'm go
ing away to forget you. And I
won't be reminded by letters."
"You'll be back soon," said
"You think it won'Ntake long
for me to forget you?" question-
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