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uellew vanished' into obscilritjr.
There were gome embarrassed lights
of society at the discovery of the im
posture. Then the thoughts of Elida
went back to Alden. Why had he hot
called of r late?' She made some in
quiries. Itwa&4o 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
himl" spoke the sister. . "A letter
canie today . telling that his picture
o "Sympathy" -had won the Academy
They showed him. the letter two
'days later when his fever had sub
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.
. WOMEN IN 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 ybtej in Illinois.
Mayor Mark Fagan of Jersey City
bad 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 Bement Davis for the
comniisslpnbrship flF '.charities and
corrections, in, New; York the wo
man who made Bedfqrd reformatory
a real .reclaiming station for erring
girls. " ' .
Jus't recentlv two vomen haye
been appointed associate justices in
the. juvenile court of St. uouis.
This is only a beginning. Now" that
human 'values- are. f coming to the
front, women,, will naturally move
forward,-where-tjiey belong. .
4 ' pO-O' . ,
"SHE'Sl.tQb-PRETTY TO WALK
ALONE," SAYSTHE JUDGE
Atlanta, Ga., Jan, 26. Having
tried to curb the hibits of Atlanta
"masheys" 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 pefr
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 cbmment of
the police judge, who thought that
her pretty face furnished a good ex
planation, if hpt a, good excuse, for
the' attentions of the' mashers!
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