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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 21, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 15

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consfield which made a great impres
sion on me, and I am going to tell it
to yoli, my dear:"
"When Mr. Disraeli, waiting for the
election returns at the Carlton Club
in 1874, realized that he had beaten
Gladstone, he walked home alone to
tell his wife. Earlier in the evening,
1 the returns had been against .him
and an unfavorable report had reach
ed her. He said nothing on first see
ing her. She greeted him with no
trace of disappointment or regret and
escorted him to dinner. There, at his
place, was a favorite dish which the
doctors had forbidden him to eat,
' an unusually large bunch of flowers
, choice and rare wines. Other sub
j tie and charming attention marked
the progress of the meal. After a
' 'while Disraeli arose, walked over to
i her and kissed her, with the words:
I 'You are more like a mistress than
i wife!' Mrs. Disraeli thought this the
I highest compliment she ever re
I ceived.
"Some people may think this story
immoral, my dear, but it made a
great impression on me. I could see
the 'always-trying-to-please' of the
woman who has no other hold on a
'man than her continued power to
please him, and I made up my mind
that I should never take a wife's
privileges for granted I would earn
them."
"Oh, Mrs. Selwin," I said, impul
sively, when she had finished, "will
you let me come and see you often?
You can tell me so very much about
this new life in which I have just
entered."
. . "I am glad you are thinking about
it, my dear-. Wives are only happy
and successful as they deserve to be,"',
she said as she kissed me on leaving.
(To Be Continued Tomorrow.) 1
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Workman (wanting to" borrow a
measure) Have you a kwo-foot
rule in the house? Maid- Yes, it's to
wipe all the mud off 'em before you
come into the kitchen, and don't you
forget it! ,
ACTRESS -VYALKS BAREFOOTED
.TO FULFILL VOW-
-Pillar Guerrero.
When Pillar Guerrero, one of the
most beautiful and popular of Span
ish actresses, in fulfillment. of a vow
to the Virgin, walked four miles bare
footed through the streets of her na
tive city, Seville, from her home to
church, thousands followed her and
youthful cavaliers spread their cloaks
as rugs; a la Sir Walter Raleigh, for
her to, walk upon.
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"Now, I want you to be careful,"
said a; lawyer to the-witness. "Have
you ever been bankrupt?" "No," was
the answer. "Again I must warn you
to. be caretdl. .Did'you ever stop pay
ment?" "Yes." "Ah!" exclaimed the
counsel. "I thought I should get at it
at last. . When vdid that happen?"
"After' I. had paid alTI owed!"

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