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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 12, 1912, Image 20',
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HAZEL'S SUIT CASE"
By Miriam Foster.'
'(.Copyright, by W: G. Chapman.,)
Hazel Huntington paidTher bill
at the desk of the Wiridsor hotel,
and then turning tothe clerk,
"Do you know pf'anyone who
will carry my suitcase- to the
."The chap over there," -answer-
! Went On o Tell 'About the Different
ed the young man, pointing to
one on the other side of the spa
"Thank you." Then walking
toward a great, big stalwart fel
low who looked at the girl with
a surprised air as fae spoke, she
fWill you f alee my bag"f.oThe
W. & Y. station immediately?"
He hesitated for a fraction of
a second, and then nodded his
head. "Yes; where is it?"
"Over at the desk with the
monogram A. R. on it. Please be
quick about it. There is no time
The young man grabbed the
suit case with a vigor as if his
whole future existence depended
upori his making a little extra,
money and followed Hazel down
the street,vcatching up to the girl,
who was neatly attired all in
brown from head to foot. He com
menced in a genial tone: "That
building over there Is the new lib
rary, and that "
"I beg your pardon,1.' replied
Hazel, without looking up from
the time table she held in her ,
hand. "1 asked for a porter, not
"Oh, I won't charge anything
extra for a little information,"
persisted the young man, as he
went on to tell about the different
landmarks as they passed themj
and Hazel found herself against
her will listening to him.
As they approached the train
Hazel started to take her suit
"No, miss, I'll take it right into
the car. It's too heavy for you to
carry," he insisted.
Finally when the engine start
ed to whistle "all aboard," Hazel
handed him fifty cents-.
"Much obliged, miss," Lau
rence said, taking the coin. "This
is the first money I'ye earned today."