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. toe TENBfeR-HEARTEB
t They had be&i talking as they
w&lfceii through: the &Utumh-fiiitea
leafy gravel; au3 sfi.8 hafl remarked,
with" real feeling In fier voiced
" l"Gh; It must be terrible for a man
td He rejected By a wdmaii-."
"Ifide"ed it musti" had be"eh his re
Then" there came a Silence brbken
only by the fedufld of their footsteps
aflS tHe" TuStle df the failing, yellow
"B'ydu krib-fy" she sighed at last-it-wad
a sfcemuigly ingenuous sigh
"i don't think I should ever have the
-TheH came afabther silence -while
he thought it over.
, ,JiSkSkS the young woman in frbnt
to remov8'her-Jig hat, sb that I coujd
see the stage." "Did H6, do. it?"
"No; she said if she Keldvher hat in
her lap she couldn't see the stage her-
cook a vSsfaf first-rte cobfi-, but;
6E6 hoj unfdrttiniitelyj l&g? ftfflU
ing about the manijpulatiSri bf a -strive-.
MrS. Brown; therefore; ent her
nusBafi'd t8 Hie Sltcheii to ,explaiii
iri&tters. This tig pWceedett to da
very thoroughly, lighting e&ch 6f thS
m&ny burners i& order,, that th cdok
really blight se Sow the range wis
While lie wis still Explaining, e
message called JnmjErom..the kitchen.
"dh, well," fie remarked; 'Jii he
turned away,r"you'll 63n lent how
It wdf lis, won't you, Martha? " ,
Several days jelapse'd before rilaster
and ..eddk" met again; Tti.eSj one
-morning, Mr. BrSwn happened to
beet Ifhrtha in the halt x
"WeU'' he.,jasked; "and fiords the
Td Els ahd Mrs. Brown's utter con
sternation, .tnls was" tfi'e reply! ,
'"Deed-, sir, $$& ih bestitofS I
ever did See. Th fire yotl kindled
,WfeLk Worth it
Mrs. de Smytnfe flad lost her petj a
microscbgic absurdity, of a dbfe that
she Balled Marcus. SJie" was lit deep '
distress j as two wfi8le hours .had
passed since she brolfce the sad news
to tng iMc'S; and aeaf MarcUs was
Btill abseSt - .
Mh de Smythe wis Just off for a
month's gojfingj and, as he was say
ing f arewleli to hl weep'lfig wifei-her
te,ars were, for Marcus she implored
him to insert ah advertisement in the
papers before jie.ieft.
Her husband did not forget her Im
passioned request, and next morning
fshe.read: , , .
"Lost . ragged lag-dog, with, an
absurd tail aHd one ear. Disgusting- c
ly fat and weezy. Answers i p. the '
hame.of Marcus-xSQmetimes, If fe
lurned alive, two dollars wlli be paid;
If stuffedj five dollars."