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strangers but I was desperately
"But even then the proverbial
temptation did not come, because he
said he was a traveling salesman and
had an idle evening and wandered in
to the show, and he asked me if I
would have a little lunch and we went
into a restaurant that did not serve
intoxicating drinks and had a salad
and coffee, and then he politely put
me on the car and wished me luck,
and I did not see him again.
"Perhaps I would, have stuck it
out a little longer, I don't know, be
cause the lilacs had made me home
sick anyway, but I read what you
said about the woman chasing a
chimera of happiness while she neg
lected the happiness she should find
in the three that loved her, and I re
membered that in a certain little
town there is a mother and dad who
miss their only chee-ild..
"And I'm going going back, Jane
- Whitaker. I won't even be here to
see it you publish this letter, though
I hope you will so the girls in the of
fice will see it but I'm going back
There is no comment to be made
on this letter, save that if it brings a
feeling of sadness because it is a
touching account of real loneliness,
l remember that somewhere in a little
town a mother and a "dad" are bless
ing Chicago that it sent back to them
their little girl.
AT THE OPERA
I don't think she looked as pretty in
the second act as she did in the first,
do you? .
But she is a beautiful woman.
I wonder how they got that sunrise
effect in the last act?
We were over there for dinner last
" night. '
Yes, I saw "Lohengrin." It's aw
, fully long drawn out, too.
Isn't he wonderful? His voice
never seems to grow old.
Yes, I should say he's well along in
the forties: New York Evening Sun.
ADVENTURES' OF MR. MOUSE
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Fans are likely to be more in vogue
during the summer than they have
been for a long time.
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