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them, a little pale but smiling. He
held out his hands to little Miss
BIythe, and' she took it.
"Phyllis," said he, "I know your
face so well-that there is no ne!ed for
me to ask, and for you to deny."
He smiled upon her gently, though it
cost him an effort. "I wanted her for
myself," he turned to Masters with
charming frankness, "but even on old
man's selfish desires are not proof,
against the eloquence of youth, and
I find a certain happiness in saying
from the bottom of my heart bless
you, my children. . . ."
The two young people stood before
him with bowed heads.
"I am going to send you the silver
and glass from the table," said he,
"for a wedding present to remind you
of my picnic. . . ." He looked up
ward at the moon. "If I could," said
he, "I would give you that."
Then the three stood in silence and
looked upward at the moon.
SHE CARRIED OUR MEDIATOR TO MEXICO
The battleship New Hampshire, upon which John Lind, special envoy
to Mexico, went into Vera Cruz harbor. The picture showing the New
Hampshire firing a broadside gives a fairly good idea "of what she can do
if the Mexicans start something ;