, V -TV V f "THE TRUANT BRIDE"
Miss Dillpickles Finally Becomes Engaged to Marry, But the Hour of Hor
Triumphls Embittered by. Maidenly. P.anio,'
"Come, out!" says pa. "He's' gone. He's disgusted!"
Without a notion where I was go
ing, I left the houWand duckeS into,
the barn. I wanted to conceal myself .
The wedding hour would have to pass
without me. I knew my mind now.
There ytas a feed-bin .with a lid. I
got into that
Of course, I hated to leave, poor
Mr. Hugginblossom standing in the
parlor, holding a useless wedding ring
in his trembling' fingers. Everybody
will sympathize with him. But, sup
pose I was a horse he'd bought, and
'that horse had dropped between the
shafts before he got it home? There
would'be no sympathy for him then',
Would there? Huh, I guess I've got
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