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you if you had -heard anything from
"Yes, I had a letter from her re
cently in which she sajd she was soon
to be married."
His face went white. "See here, I
feel as though I owe this to you! If
you had not advised Kitty she would
have never left me."
"And if she had stayed, what?" I
He" had the grace to blush, and
then he said with something of an
effort. "Oh, I know you don't ap
prove of me. You think because my
wife won't live with me I must cut
myself from the society of all other
"I have been under the impression,
Mr. Tenney, that the one reason why
your wife does not 'live with you is
because you cannot or at least will
not cut yourself off from the society
of other women."
"Yes, I knew you would say some
thing like $iat, and I know just as
well as you do that my wife is one
of the best women in the world. I
was wild about her before I married
her and for some time afterward, but
she doesn't understand me."
I could not help laughing. It was
the old, old story that every married
man has told to the "other woman"
since the first flirtatious male went
browsing is pastures new. But poor
Bill looked so unhappy that even I
felt sorry for him, and so I said: "It
is because your wife does understand
you that she will not live with you.
You were not in love with Kitty Mal
ram or any other woman. All that
you are after is the excitement of the
chase. Why don't you try stalking
your wife? I am sure it would be
quite as exciting as hunting some
one new. Besides, your wife is a very
beautiful woman and there are'plenty
' of other men standing by ready to
tell her so."
Tenney looked troubled, and then
he said: "Do you think she will have
anything to do with me'"
"If you court her as assiduously
and in the same way as.you did Kitty
Malram I am sure she will," I said
as Dick came back.
(To Be Continued Monday,)
o o ,-
LOVE OF HER PUBLIC AS MUCH
TO GREAT DIVA AS PAY CHECK
Mme. Melba.'the great song bird,
thinks as much dr more of the love
pf her public as-she does of her pay
She is now in England. In speak
ing of her American tour she said:
''Perhaps my happiest moment was
that of arriving in New York and find
ing out how much people loved me."
Chicken Broth With Rice Balls.
Use broth left from chicken. Heat
hot. When nearlyready prepare balls.
Chop the marrow from one round
steak. Add one cup of cold boiled
rice. Salt, pepper and a dash. of.
ground alspice. Mix with one whole,
egg. Mold into balls and drop into hot
broth for three minutes.