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Bellew vanished into obscurity.
There were some embarrassed' lights
of society at the discovery of the ini
postura Then the thoughts of Ehda
went back to Alde.ii. Why had he not
called of late? ShVmade some in
quiries. It was to learn that he was
lying ill with a fever.
Elida and her mother visited the
home of the young artist. His mar
ried sister greeted them. Alden was
delirious and could see no one.
"And what joyful news, awaits
him!" spoke the sister. "A letter
came today telling that His picture
of "Sympathy" had won the Academy
They showed him the letter two
days later when his fever had jsub
sided. He was famous now, .but it
was as nothing to him . when Elida
came into the room with glowing
eyes to congratulate him.
"I am so glad!" she said, her beau
tiful eyes close to his own oh, Al
den, get well for my sake !"
And her appreciation of his sterling
worth and sure affection showed in
her blushing face, and Alden Hope
knew that he was loved.
WOMErTn? OFFICE '
Have you been noticing how wo
men have been coming to the front
in public office of late.
First some men tried to' get Ella
Flagg Young out of the school super
intendency in Chicago; but oh, what
For women vote, in Illinois.
Mayor Mark Fagan of Jersey City
had to name an overseer of the poor.
The women of Jersey don't vote, but
Mayor Mark may have foreseen that
they're going to. Or he may merely
have wanted to get a good overseer
instead of giving a politician a place.
At all events, he named a fine one,
Miss Anita Grish. She had been a so
cial worker and a probation officer
and she knows her problem.
Then came Mayor Mitchel's selec
tion "of .Kate JJement Davis for the
comniissionership of charities and
corrections in New York the wo
man who made Bedford reformatory
a real reclaiming station for erring
girls. - , f
Just refontlv, two .won1ftn baT'o
been appointed associate justices in
the juvenile court .'or St. txrais.
This is only a beginning. Now that
human values are , conline; to the
front, women . will naturally -move
forward, where .they belong.
"SHE'S TOO PRETTY TO WALK.
ALONE," SAYS THE JUDGE
Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 26,-rHaving
tried to curb the hibits of .Atlanta
"mashers" by having three of them
arrested in one week for attempting,
to flirt with her on the street, Mrs.
Jay H. Pickel has asked for a per
mit to carry a gun- to protect her
self. "A woman as pretty as you are is '
too good looking to . be walking
around alone," was the comment of
the police iudge, who thought that
her pretty face furnished a good ex
planation, if nut a good excu&e, for
the attentions of the mashers.