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and raised her to her feet. She
stood swaying, her head bowed
upon his- shoulder. Cousin Edith
glided softly fronuthe apartment
and closed the door behind her.
The color crept back into the
girl's pale face as Prank's lips
"Poor little sweetheart," he
murmured, "so you really thought
I was dead? It was all my fault,
dear, my foolish pride that kept
me from writing to beg forgive
ness. But I only just got back
fronj the Orient and didn't know
jl was reportea as oeing among
the missing in the wreck of the
Evening Star. At least I would
not have left you in such sus
pense, whatever our quarrel may
have been. Ibegan a search for
you as soon as I returned, and
finding you were staying with
Miss Merton, decided to join he
maskers, make myself known to
you and beg for pardon tonight.
But I never meant to frighten
Alice smiled as she raised her
head and "looked steadily at him,
a golden glow of happiness shin
ing in her dark eyes. .
"I forgive you thefrigfit, dear,"
she said "and as for pardon for
the past you have but to look
She pointed with a! slender
hand into the crystal depths of
the mirror which reflected the fig
ures of the two lovers. As tiie
man gazed, the girl's arms stole
gently around his neck and the
picture in the glass stood com
plete. XCopyrightpby W. G. Chapman.)
HOW TO BE BEAUTIFUL'
By Berton Braley.
(As explained by the Beauty
Each morning, when you first
Massage your face and head.
Roll over fifty times and take
A dozen eggs in bed;
And after that, before you dress,
Run swiftly round the room '
About two hundred times, no
(This keeps one's youthful
Use seven kinds of vaseline
And eighteen sorts of palste
To keep the epidermis clean
And help reduce the waist,
Drink orange juice and lemonade
From dawn to late at night,
The while a masseuse and a maid
Are all the while in sight.
Relax at least ten hours a day,
And exercise for ten.
Sleep eight hours that much
Then exercise again.
Don't read it wrinkles up the
Don't eat it makes you fat;
Don't laugh all beauty hints
Decidedly on that. "
There are a dozen other "tasks x
- That one must always do,
Like wearing rubber beauty,
And rubber corsets, too.
No single minute can you spare
For friends or love, maybe;
But oh, consider, lady fair
How beautiful you'll be!