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HIS BEST BELOVED
There hai been a, quarrel the first
since i'The Wedding March?' had
played them out of church.
When he left for. the city in .the
morning her farewell had been chilly.
.Thinking things over in the office, he
"had come to the conclusion that per-
naps ne nad oeen in tne wrong, and
when-he arrived home he carried a
smaU but interesting-looking parcel
containing a peace offering.-
But she refused to be Interested.
'.'Wouldn't you like to know what's
Jn this little .packet, darling?" he ask
ed wistfully. '
. "I exnect I can eo'on UvJne- with
out knowing!'' she replied coldly.
. "Well,'' he went on .playfully, "it's
t something for somebody I love more
: than all the world!"
i- She suddenly" brightened up.
z "JKeauyyr sue said, '"jrnen I sup-
ppse, it's mat .cigarette case you've
EQUAL TO ANY OCCASION
Brown " had just returned home
from a short, but quite delightful,
journeying over the continent of Eu
rope. Barely, however, had he set
foot again on the shore of England,
when, as is usual in such cases, he
was forced to submit his baggage to
examination by the customs' officials.
The latter, moreover, although
Brown assured them that he had
nothing to declare, seemed bent on
making more than a perfunctory
"But there's nothing in that trunk
texcept wearing apparel," insisted
Brown "absolutely nothing." -
Unperturbed and unconvinced, the
official proceeded with his task, pull
ing out garment after garment, until
finally he disclosed a dozen quarts of
rare champagne. -
The official looked at Brown, then
again at the bottles, then -again at
"And what kind of wearing apparel
d'you'call this?" he asked;
'Nightcaps!" retorted Brown. And
even the customs officer almost
WITHIN CERTAIN LIMITS
Young Tom Topte was spending a
holiday in the country, and had been
invited to the beautiful home of a
sweet young thing named Agnes.
"What a charming place!" he said
enthusiastically to Agnes' proud par
ent "Does- it go as far as those
woods "over there?"
"It does," remarked the somewhat
. "Ah," said Torn, still cheerily, "and
to that old stone wall over there,
sir?" ' ,
-"It does," came to gruff answer r
"and' It goes as far as the river on
the south; and to the main, road on.
"Beautiful!" put in Tom.
"Yes," went-oi the old man; "but
it doesn't go with Aggie!"
Then-yTom faded peacefully front
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