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p& 4 my hand into Dick's and he
gif mned understanding as he clasp-
di mine and said; "Well, if any
thing happens we'll go together."
t Our luncheon was very good. Dick
laUighed at me because I took so long
tq "choose" French pastry.
flrlf you had been as long choosing
nge, Margie," he said, "I'd have died
dl fear that you were going to
moose some one else." As if I could
Over choose anyone but Dick,
j Now I am going to pack up for our
i journey to New York, where we will
: stay a few days and then back to
Chicago to live happy ever after.
I wonder if I will ever have an-
c other absolutely perfect day?
(To Be Continued Monday.)
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RED LETTER DAYS
In olden days folks celebrated
about three or four holidays a year
Fourth of July, Christmas, Thanks
giving Day, and New Year's Day.
Now there are at least one holiday a
month sometimes more than one.
If it's not a holiday it's a feast day
or election day or a day set aside for
some local civic affair.
What with Washington's birthday,
Lincoln's birthday, Balboa Day (on
Pacific coast), Columbus Day, Labor
Day, Hallowe'en, Easter Monday,
Mothers' Day, Fathers' Day, Apple
Day, Raisin Day, Oyster Day and On
ion Day, poor old Father Time will
soon be unable to recognize the year
ly calendar, with ten or twenty dates
printed in red.
WriHmr tn nhnrlifi?"
l thought he was engaged to
I "He writes to tell me that Helen
nas thrown him overboard, so I'm
dropping him a line. N. Y. World.
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Widows in the Tingian tribe of
I Filipinos do not bathe for six months
after the funeral, out of respect for
On being introduced to the grown
I'm swanking when I tell you I was
moved to remark on the young fel
low's portly proportions in a jesting
manner. The lad took it in good
part, and then assured me his weight
had been recently acquired. He
"I'm the guy that put the bomb in
embompoint, but maybe you'll think
I'm swanking when Itell you I was
a rattling skeleton six months ago.
Say, I was so skinny my ribs used to
wrinkle my vest. I never paid for a
meal in a chuck joint, because I could
hide behind, a toothpick and fool the
cashier. I had to wear a cigar band
for a pants belt, and when I wanted
new glad rags the tailor just used
the stripe out of an awning for my
Every day in the year there are
eaten in New York city 342,465 bush
els of potatoes.