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loved her. T learned to laugh at
my infatuation, for I saw her as
she was, and my love was dead.
So don't yon be afraid, ia case we
ever meet, for I have seen her
two or three times since then, and
there is nothing left in my heart
"Darling!" said Mildred, put
ting up her face for a kiss.
"And I am forgiven, dearest?"
"Absolutely. Now listen, for
the guests will be here in a few
moments. I'm going to announce
it and tell them your name. It's
all a profound secret, justfas I
promised you. I want you to
meet my friend "
But she did not finish the sen
tence, for the maid opened the
door and announced Miss Upton
and Mr. Edward Brooks. Mildred
darted forward and embraced
Fanny and shook hands with her
"I want to present my fiance,"
she announced triumphantly.
"Mr. George Howard, Miss Up.
ton Mr. Howard. Mr. Brooks.
Now you have got to like each
other as hard as you can. Fanny !"
The last remark was almost an
interjection, for Fanny Upton
had put forth her hand as ginger
ly as though it were porcelain,
and George was stretching out his
finger tips as though he was
afraid of never getting them back
"Mr. Howard and I have met
before," said Fanny icily.
"You have? You never told
"I think it was at Atlantic City,
or thereabouts," said Miss Upton
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
"Excuse me," said he to his fair
partner, taking a bit of wool from
the shoulder of her dress. The
wool, however, seemed to be
never ending, until he had wound
a large ball which he, very em
barrassingly, hid in his pocket.
Fair Partner (to mother next
morning) It's a funny thing,
mother, but last night I put a
woolen corset cover under my
dress and this morning it had
Swedish Nut Wafers.
Cream one-fourth cup of short-,
ening and add three-fourths cup
of sugar, gradually, while beating
constantly. Then add one egg,
well beaten, two tablespoons of
milk and one teaspoon of vanilla.
Mix and sift one and one-third
cups of flour with one teaspoon of
baking powder and one-half tea
spoon of salt, nd add to first
mixture. Spread "evenly on the
bottom of a buttered, inverted
dripping pan, using a case knife.
Sprinkle with finely chopped nut
meats and bake in a moderate
oven 12 minutes. Cut in strips
three-fourths of an inch wide by
four and one-half inches long and
shape over a rolling pin. If strips
become brittle before shaping is
accomplished return to oven to
reheat. Repeat until the mixture
is used. From one-third to one
half cup of nut meats will be required.