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again. Perhaps you had reasons for
your silence. -then -which have been
removed. Jessie, I have loved you for
ten years won't- you marry me
"Marry you?" gasped Jessie Min
turn. "Why Wilfred you never
"But I wrote'to you!" he exclaimed.
"Did-you not get my letter?" '
"But you only said you loved me,"
she faltered.,,, "I thoughtyou despised
me because because I let you kiss
"I thought you understood," he
cried, catching her in his arms. "Is
it too late now, Jessie? Will you
marry me? There and, now " '.
"Aunt Jessie!"' cried Betty at the
door. "George Crothers is coming to
-have supper with us. We " She
looked from one to the other in
amazement; and then, because she
was really, good,, her chagrin was
swallowed up in happiness.
- (Copyrightby W. G.- Chapman.)
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Take only the heads of the aspara
gus,, as much as-required, and put
them into boilingv water, with a' little
salt.. Meanwhile prepare some square
bits of bread, without the crust, by
scraping out the center of each piece,
putting in a bit of butter and frying
or baking until the bread turns a
yellow or light brown. After draining
the asparagus,.place it in the holes in
the, toasted bread, taking oare to keep
all hot; then take half a pint of cream
.and heat to boiling point, to which
add the yokes of four eggs, and stir
until thick. Take it , off the fire and
add a little sprinkling of ..salt and
pepper. Pour over the asparagus and
bread and serye hot.
ASPARAGUS AND EGGS
Cut cold boiled Wsparagus into
small pieces. Put intoa buttered bak-
- iriir dish, season well and drop eggs
over the top without beating. Bake
JtiU. the . eggs are. cooked,
v he's a good scout, is; this
-popular movie Actor,
Augustus Phillips. ' i
And -here!s Augustus Philhps!
Thinlcwe'd forgotten him because
we've never run his photograph. Not
at all. No one who sees the films with
the ring around the "E"-can forget
Phillips, for he-is-always-starring in
some big picture? and always making
new friends in some new character.
He's on, of the "movie" players
who has the. ability to make a part
,stand, out by itself' and then, uncon
sciously" perhaps, to turn the credit
. Phillips is as pleasant to talk with
as he is to-lbok at He doesn't carry
any signof his profession in his style
of dress or his personality. , He just
looks like.ia contented, man, pleased
with his surroundings and at ease
witfi the world. "
Of course, tike most of the picture
players, Augustus. Philhps' made his
professional name in the theater
proper, playing hundreds of parts in'
stock companies. One of his best
knowjj" engagements Vas with the
Spooner company in Brpoklyn,.N. Ya