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had moved from the premises that
' day. He attached no particular sig
nificance to this. Once upstairs he
t sat down to think, not of possible
peril, but of Leila.
Suddenly there" was a vivid flash
of light, followed by "a frightful de
tonation. The building rocked, every
sash in the place was shattered.
Springing to his feet Durand rush
ed to the window to see a shed
structure in the next yard blown to
"Dynamite!" he breathed and
"Leila!" burst unrestrainedly from
j, his lips as he saw, shrinking to the
front of the building, the professor's
She was pale as death, her hands
were clasped in pain. Then, just as
he noticed that they were all black
ened and burned, she fainted away in
Those beautiful hands, all seared
and scarred for his dear sake how
he caressed them, when she lay,
smiling proudly, fondly, under the
care of her father.
She had followed two suspicious
looking trailers of Durand after he
had left her that evening. She had
reached the building just as they had
set a lighted bomb in the hallway that
might have blown the house to
She had rushed at the missile of
destruction and flung it into the next
lot. The spluttering fuse had rained
a deluge of cruel sparks across her
fair, delicate hands.
What had come of it all was love,
pure and lasting. What came after
wards was the chime of merry wed
ding bells. The wild, untamed revolu
tionary element were made aware of
the real truth, and Durand and Leila
had no more ardent well-wishers in
There are 32,000 school children in
Portland, Ore., who are busy at work
swatting and killing the early flies.
A clean-up campaign will follow.
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Elaine Ivans is one of the host of
young girls who have chosen the
photo-plays as their profession.
She is good-looking, acts well, and
photographs well. So it is a foregone
conclusion that success will lead her
up its pleasant ladder.
One of the largest features Miss
Ivans has had an opportunity to ap
pear in is "The Littlest Rebel," a
"movie" in several reels, which is
practically ready for release.
An "Association- of Neglected
Wives" has been formed-at Schoen
beck, on the Elbe, to establish a time
limit for husbands' visits to beer
houses and cafes. If necessary the
wives will form a militia to remove all
husbands found on the premises after
11 p. m.