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and covered her face -with her
He sat down beside her, trem
bling" with his emotion. She did
not shrink from him. In fact,
she swayed towards him, But like
a suppliant, a penitent. He caught
a, sight of her face, woeful and
pale, as she drew closer to him.
"Oh, Harold," she cried "take
, "To my1 heart?" cried Harold
tenderly. "Why, you have never
been out of it not even for one
moment. What is the trouble,
, Amid sobs and tears she con
fessed it all; a perverse maiden,
piqued and unstable, foaling her
, silly little heart with the thought
that she was teaching her lover
a lesson," cheating herself with
the delusion of new faces.
"Oh, Harold! when I realized
the hollowness of-it all, away
from you and among those not
worth your little finger "
He closed her lips with a kiss.
' "You are back home again
that is all I want to know," he
said, and half an hour later, when
they joined the family group, he
was the happiest man in Christen
dom and Milly was radiant.
"I will never complain again,"
promised Milly when they were
alone again. "We will have to
vfrait to make up what what we
gave to help your poor, friend, but
Jrwill be patient and happy, Har
old." , "Why, that doesn't count, Mil
ly," cried Harold brightly.
"Young Gregory paid me back
ftat money last week.'
"Paid you back, Harold?"
"Yes, dear. The timely help I
gave him bridged a crisis in his
career. He went back hotne a
humble prodigal. His mother
after a while is going to start
him in business, and it he holds
out she has asked me to becoine
his partner in an arrangement
that means double what I am get
ting now.. It. will be June, Milly,
"Oh, Harold, I am so happy,"
murmured the fair penitent;
"foolish, wicked girl that I have
been, never realizing that your
dear, kind heart was casting
bread upon, the waters."
OUR PRECISE ARTIST .
Ridiculous on the face of it.
Eagles have been noticed flying
at a height of 6,000 feet, and
storks and buzzards at 2,000 feet.
A lark will rise to the same height
and so will crows. As a rule, how
ever, birds do not fly at a greater
height than 1,000 feet,