but the harm was done. He -turned
about quickly and came over to me
almost as though he wanted to strike
r "Look here, Margaret, you are in
terfering altogether too much in my
i affairs and you might as well know
right now that I won't have it
"Here I am keeping you in luxury
at a splendid hotel and giving you
two-thirds of my salary and letting
you havet your say about lots of my
business 'operations, but when you
take it upon yourself to censor my
most innocent amusements I'm
"I am not censoring any of your
amusements, innocent or otherwise,
but I am just intimating that if you
wish to play cards for money you
must do it out of your own personal
income not mine!"
"Yours yours," he stammered.
"Don't you know that the income is
all mine? Don't you know that you
get what I give you? That qnly
through me are you kept in com
fort?" The words "keeping" and "kept"
made me almost beside myself, as it
seemed to me that was how Dick
looked upon me a kept woman.
What mattered it if the married line
had been said or not in his heartthe
idea was the same.
For a moment I could not1 speak
and then I said:
"After this I shall expect you to
hand over to me the dividends that
are paid on my stock in the book con
cern. You will be expected to pay
your board and lodging in this house
if you stay here and I will pay
Dick looked frightened and I knew
I did not look like myself; but I would
not say inore and left him and went
down to Aunt Mary's room.
She was not there and I went in
and locked the door and did not an
swer when Dick knocked and called.
I am still so angry that I do not
care what conies of it all.
.(To Be Continued Tomorrow.)
PHOTO'GF ADMIRAL MAYO
Latest picture of Rear Admiral
Mayo, who is responsible for the
present tense situation between this
country and Mexico. He-demanded
that Huerta salute'the American flag
with 21 guns in reparation for an in
sult to this government by the arrest
in Tampico harbor of 19 American
marines from his ships,
V-i?i.iAJ.oj . xAAt .. &'.
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