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?of the blockaded suitor had got
t abroad. He Teturned to the house
v "Where is Bertha?" he demanded,
,and Mrs. Newcombe paled, but
'doughty Daisy spoke up valiantly.
"Bertha left the--house an hour
ago," she said evenly. "It was to
meet Roscoe Dalton, and by this' time
' they are on the way to Brocton in a
sleigh to get married."
"Then you put up this plot!" began
. Mr. Newcombe.
e "Gently, husband," spoke Mrs.,
-.Newcombe. "You have driven one
f daughter to elope. Be careful of the
.one that's left to us."
Daisy went over to the snow fort
where her royal cohorts were,
g "You can kiss me, you brave, dar
kling fellows!" she said royally.
There was a grand dive for the vel-
fVety cheeks presented.
rj "And you can kiss me twice," she
r invited Ronald Grey.
. (Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
6 Every form of Inarriage contract
ti known to man, from free love to the
. soul-mate theory, can be found in the
.animal world, according to reports
. made by scientists after careful
In many cases male animals even
have their bachelor clubs and so
j. cieties, especially among the deer and
antelopes. These societies are usual
ly made up of three or four young
' bucks who range and feed together,
quite happily, in perfect friendship.
They never quarrel until some fe
male arrives on the scne and when
the doe joins the herd trouble begins.
Members of the society start to
fight like cats and dogs while the doe
looks on, enjoying the sport. The
aeer mat anves tne otners away
walks off m triumph with her.
Nearly 30,000 women workers are
employed in the mills of Belfast, Ire
POIRET FABRIC FOR
The Poiret fabrics have even be
come popular for children.
The little frock show is of pale blue
linen . with a low-belted peasant's
blouse of printed linen in Oriental
This is a very simple and stylish
every-day dress that can be .made
without much expense and is prac
tically unperishable. .
"But, Helen, how did you make
the acquaintance of -your second hus
band?" "It was quite romantic. I
was out walking with my first, when
my second came along in a.motor and
ran him down. That -was the begin
ning of our friendship."