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of furniture. There was" not even
room for Mary's trunk, which stood
out in the dirty hall.
back in" an"hbur and for her to be
packed up-ready to go away to a
comfortable place to live." "
(To Be Confirmed Tomorrow.)
NAVY BRIDE LAUGHS AT MEX.
I seated myself on the only chair
and Mary sat on the bed.
"I did not have much money," she
said simply, "and I knew poor Jack
did not have any to spare, so I rented
this little room because it was cheap,
as I knew that before Jack graduat
ed I would have to go to the hos
pital." "Does Jack know how soon you
will have to go?" I asked.
"No," she answered quickly, "and
please, Mrs. Waverly, don't tell him.
I'll get along." And she held her
dear, brave, appealing face up .to
mine in agonizing supplication.
"Now, my dear little sister," I said,
taking her entreating hands in mine,
"first, I am not Mrs. Waverly, but
your own sister Margie or Madge,
as you like best to call me. Second,,
you must not stay in this awful room
another, twenty-four hours, and,
third, well, we'll let the third go until
we get the other two adjusted."
"But Margie, I won't have money
enough to pay hospital bills if I spend
a lot now."
"We'll see about that, my dear, and
you owe it to your baby, dear heart,
to have as pleasant surroundings as
While I was speaking I made up
my mind to put Mary's case in Aunt
Mary's hands. It would give her
something to do and help her bear
her loss. I did not tell this to Mary,
however, who was quietly crying with
her head in my lap.
"Oh, my dear, dear sister Margie,
I am so glad you have come, for, al
though I had made up my mind to go
through this alone, I was afraid, oh
so afraid. I don't want to spoil Jack's
chances Of getting settled in life, and
I know now that it was very wrong to
marry him secretly on the spur of the
moment but I love him, Margjer
yes, dear, I love him so much!"
"I know, Mary," I said as I kissed
her good-bye and told her I would be
i3.D T Hunter
Washington, D. C. First of the
Mexican war brides is Mrs. Donald
Taylor Hunter, a Maryland girl who,
just before the war vessel, Arkansas,
steamed out of Hampton Roads, be
came the bride: of Lieutenant Hunter.
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