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fessed ignorance of her whereabouts,
but one day Walter received a tele
phone call from his uncle.
He found Mr. Weare recovered
from his illness,"a-new, softer light
in his old eyes.
"Walter," he spoke, "I should have
died but for the gentle ministrations
of a volunteer nurse, whose true
identity I did not know until ,an hour
since. I have changed my mind as
to the fleeting friends of this uncer
tain world. I wish to realize upon
what little I have left, and make a
new home with you down at the set
tlement, where heart and home are
not mere hollow words."
"And this nurse?" asked Walter.
She appeared as he spoke Ber
tha, and in her beautiful eyes he saw
a new light the love glow of a wo
man who had a right now to accept
And two days later Walter Ridley
placed on her dear crushed finger an
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
WHERE, OH WHERE?
Where, oh, where, is the old petticoat
That reaches to milady's feet,
With frills of chiffon and fluffy lace
Hiding ankles so trim and neat.
The petticoat's gone since the split
And nothing has taken its place;
So ankles and more are exposed
And mankind is lead a wild chase.
Since diaphanous gowns have struck
our fair towns,
The taffetas hang on the pegs;
And where, in the past, vague impres
sions might last
Now one's stunned by the outline
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An English scientist triumphantly
announces his discovery of a cheap
substitute for gasoline. He must have
got some pointers from our garage
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