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Trom freezing-, dear," advised the
thoughtful lover. "I must get
you home just as quickly as pos
sible." "Oh I am not-the least bit
cold, and I don't mind the wet one
bit," declared Nelly, with a joyous
thrill at being under such lovable
"Ah, there is that insolent fel
low!" exclaimed Lisle, as they
came to a liend in the river and
the man who had so frightened
Nelly was in view. "You wait
here while I attend to the gentle
man." "How strong, how brave is
Lisle," enthused Nelly, as she
watched her lover approach the
object of her complaint. Then,
to her astonishment, instead of a
stormy collision there was a per
fectly friendly meeting. The
stranger, towed and showed the
most extravagant courtesy. Lisle
skated back to Nelly, his face in
a broad smile.
"Why," he observed, "there is,
of course, only one Nelly in the
world for me, but there are two
Nellys mixed up in this skating
"What do you mean, Lisle?"'
asked Nelly bewilderedly.
"That gentleman yonder and
his wife are a roller skating team
who are here with a vaudeville
company. He was simply prac
ticing on ice skates. His wife's
name, is the same as yours, and he
was delighted to find he was able
to write it on the ice."
"Oh, dear! what a foolish girl I
have been," said Nelly.
"Your sister told me of your
mistake about myself," pursued
"Mistake ?y repeated Nelly.
"Yes, dear. The person you '
mistook for me was a college
friend, Jack Delmar. I loaned
him my outfit this morning."
"Oh, Lisle! Can you ever for
give me for doubting- you?" al- t
most sobbed Nelly. That Jack v
Delmar, though, is a bold fellow
I saw him kiss the girl with"
v"Why not? She lYbne of the
seminary girls, and Jack is engag- -ed
to Jier. I tell you, Nelly, Jack
is a fine fellow."
Nelly nestled closer to her lover,
subdued, .contrite, but immensely j
happy. Then she glanced up
archly, and said :
"And you area fine fellow, too,
He was not adverse to the
delicate hint, -and their kiss p
reconciliation 'was as weH the kiss
of peace and perfect understand
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a very hot day." "What do you
call a hot day?" "Oh, any kind
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