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one comes up with an umbrella. I
wish, there was a parlor, so I could
ask you to call, Mr. Blinker are you
really sure it isn't 'Smith,' now?"
The boat landed safely. Blinker
had a confused impression of walk
ing with the girl through quiet cross
town streets until she stopped at a
corner and held out her hand.
"I live just one more block over,"
she said. "Thank you for a very
Blinker muttered something and
plunged northward till he found a
cab. A big, .gray church loomed slow
ly at his right. Blinker shook his
fist at it through the window.
"I gave you a thousand dollars last
week," hecried under his breath,
"and she meets them in your very
doors. There is something wrong;
their is something wrong."
At 11 the next day Blinker signed
his name thirty times with a new
pen provided by Lawyer Oldport.
"Now let me go to the woods," he
"You are not looking well," said
Lawyer Oldport. "The trip will do
you good. But listen, if you will, to
that little matter of business of
which I spoke to you yesterday, and
also five years ago. There are some
buildings, fifteen in number, of which
there are new five-year leases to be
signed. Your father contemplated a
change in the lease provisions but
never made it. He intended that the
parlors of these houses should not
be sub-let, but that the 'tenants
should be allowed to use them for
reception rooms. These houses are
in the shopping district, and are
mainly tenanted by young working
girls. As "it is they are forced td seek
companionship outside. This row of
red brick "
Blinker interrupted him with a
loud, discordant laugh.
"Brickdust Row for an even hun
dred," he cried. "AndT own it. Have
I guessed right?"
"The tenants have some such
name lor it' said Lawyer Oldport
Blink- irose and jammed his hat
down to iis eyes.
"Do what you please with it," he
said harshly. "Remodel it, burn it,
raze it to the ground. But, man, ita
is too late, I tell you. It's too late.
It's too late. It's too Jate."
(The End.) j
ANOTHER GREAT SHORT STORY i
TO BE PRINTED NEXt WEEK
"Golden, great, glorious, beau-3
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as If It had caught fire. ,
"Give me your hand," said Lady
Pelham, as she stepped onto the7
This is the great climax of the
really wonderful short story The Day -Book
will print next Saturday,
June 28. j
It is the first of "Our Saturday
Short Stories for Summer" to come
from the pen of Governeur Morris, t
the famous tale-teller.
It is called "Captain England," andt
oh, but it is chock-full of adventure .
and romance the real kind Pirates I
And it will be superbly illustrated
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IN THE DAY BOOK!
Peel and cut into one-half inch
pieces two cups of rhubarb. Over
this sprinkle two level tablespobns,
of flour, mix until all the flour ad
heres to the rhubarb. Beat one egg
with one cup of sugar and a pinch
of salt. Put the rhubarb into the egg
and sugar mixture. Stir up well.
Turn into pie pan lined with riclu
pie crust, cover with upper crust and
bake twenty minutes and insert a
piece of macaroni about three inches
long and allow it to remain in while,
baking. Then the pie will not "run