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first thought was of Leila. He was
independent now, and a wave of grat
itude to the far away friend he had
started in life, to be richly rewarded,
warmed his heart.
"By the way Mr. White," said the
stranger 'Aabouf this young lady
Mr. Daniels tqld me about?"
Arnold flushed up. He resented
this intrusion upon his personal af
fairs, but his companion smiled.
"Ernest Drake would think of 'your
happiness ahead of anything else,"
he said. "As his representative, I give
you this news, reliably acquired: Miss
Morton is only waiting for you to ask
her company to that theater party.
You will ask her and she will 'go. At
the theater party pop the question
and she will accept you."
And Leila did.
, (Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
"Hello, Bill! Can you spare that
five you owe me," or "Wife and I
will be up to see you tomorrow'5'
these or similar personal messages
will soon be floating through the air
and all your neighbors will know
what's doing. You see, that little
wizard Marconi, who perfected the
wireless telegraph that has been the
means of saving so many lives at
sea, has now invented an instrument
with which he has sent the sound of
his voice across the Atlantic from
Clifton, Ireland, to Glace Bay, Nova
No more long waits for pretty tele
phone operators to get you a num
ber while you impatiently fume and
try to think up some new word to ap
ply to .the 'phone service. No more
bell ringing in your ear or disconnect
ed wires in the middle of a conver
sation. And no more heavy tolls for a
chat with your distant friend. These
and many other discomforts of tele
phpne users will be things of the
dark past, when the wireless tele
phone is in use.
Of course, you re liable to get your
imaginary wires crossed and pour
sweet nothings into the cars of your
grocery man "by mistake, but leave it
to Marconi! Before he's through he
will find a way to even prevent the
eavesdroppers who now get the news
of the neighborhood on the party
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