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me a grand husband.
It Is high time, too. I've thought
about '-marriage fob vseerar?ears.
You know how4t iis Mahage'. is
what girls begin, tathiiik.-about-.when
home gets their goat:! 1?a and.ma-are
delighted!-. , . J'-
This ycfiing matf, CUeitHuggin
blossom," Stfst kihd: pi drifted- in. He
had no, place- to. -spend 'hlieyfiiings.
So he became. & 'rlw'ttalfeh I
didn't rise any Jove poUdg'iojpijlack
magic on! hfm I ain't vnpj'Sif eh. It
just happened natu;raTlyV0 "-un-
mortgaged souls drawn, gently" to- '
ge'ther by Pate when it didn't have
its hands full.
I suppooe I should have been
wafted into the seventh or eight
heaven of-bliss, hut I can?t lie about'
it When Cuthbert left me t was in
a kind of dull trance. It all happen
ed5 with the swiftness and force of a
The fueling reminds me of when I
was a little girl and fell out of the
barn. I knew I had ha dan expe-'
riehce, and' that's about all.' r
THE eQlVFESSIONS OF A VIFET
ADyJCt FROM AIM OLD Wirt
After whad fihlslieil;' d'Pner,
Dick had! lighted bis cigar and I had
seated myselff,oft a low stool beside
Dick's chairf'With my head oh his
knee, just as I jUsed to sit -with my
mother after I was fbig enough to
bring he my real" worries, the tele
phone belLrang. Dick answered and
I heard him sayi "SpndTthem right
up." - .K , .
"Who is it, Dick?" I asked as he
came back looking very much
"It's Selwin and his wife."
"Not president Selwin of your
"Of course. I don't know any oth
er Selwins, do you?" he rejoined with
"Oh, Dick, I'm not dressed!"
Dick looked me over quickly and
then laughed. "Why, Margie, I think
that blue, frilly, all-in-one-piece' thing
the most becoming garment you
wear. I've never seen Seiwin's -jvife,
but I've heard she's a motherly old
I determined then and there t0
make Mrs. Selwin like me, especially
as I could see that Dick was delight
ed with the compliment that was1 be
ing paid him by their call.
In a fev nuntites thfiywere usher
ed in and I loved Mrs. Selwin the:?
moment I saw her.
Sfie looked like a Woman who had '
learned much from life . and the
knowledge had not made her pessi-.
mistic or self-cantered.
"How very pretty your rooms are,"-
was her first observation. To which
Mr. Selwin gallantly added, "And how .
very pretty your wife ls Waverly."-,
Of course that made me blush, for V
Dick looked so proud and happy.
"I was very glad', indeed, Mrs. Wav-i
erly," said Mr. Selwin, "when your(
husband told me h was going to befi
married,, for there Is nothing that so
much makes for the success of a.mant
as a good wife to advise and comfort
"specially the Comfort, John," put
in Mrs. Selwin softly, and then as the r
men began to talk business she turn-;
ed to me and said: y ,
"The sooner a wife finds out that a
man always seeks comfort in all hisi
relations with..hjs wife the soohers.
marriage will settle down into con-3,
tentment and happiness.
"If I were asked, after forty years.
experience, what, quality goes fur
therest toward, the making of a suc-tr
cessful wife I would say the ability?
to make a man comfortable. r
"I remember eafrly in my .married -life
I read a story about Lady Bea