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lie asked. "If so, permit me to take
my departure and express my regrets.
But I have a right to know."
"Yes, it is true," answered Olive.
"Sure! Ever since the tango craze
come in," observed Mr. Dempsey.
''Say, Ollie, that was a fine spiel you
told 'em about your being a stenog
rapher, and I wouldn't have" give you
away if you'd played fair. But you've
turned me down a dozen times, and
now you let a country jay put his
arms round you. I guess you don't1
know who this young lady is," he
added to the doctor, snarling. "If
you ever traveled ten miles in your
life you'd have seen her name on the
posters Miss Olive Freyne and Mr.
Bert Dempsey, the famous tango
dancers, the Siamese Twins, stage in
separables. Well, Ollie, read to
Dr. Joyce swung round impulsively.
"Are you going back to that,
Olive?" he whispered, drawing his
breath through" hi3 teeth.
"I must," she answered, staring
stonily at him. "You you under
stand, now, and "
"Yes, I understand now and I
have understood from the first,
Olive," he answered. "Do you think
nobody here knows? My father
knows my mother knows. They
wouldn't say anything that would
seem to contradict you. But they
know that you are a heaven above
such a creature as that." He turned
scornfully to the amazed Mr. Demp
sey. "And they know that I want
you, Olive. Will you stay with me?"
"You're mad!" shouted Dempsey,
, Olive Freyne looked from one man
to the other, and if ever the old life
had held her in its spell, the spell
was broken in that moment.
She did-not speak, but she looked
steadily at Ralph, and there was a
look in her eyes that told him better
than words could tell what her deci
"Get out!' said the doctor to Mr.
Dempseyv And Sir.. Dempsey "gotJ"'
He "got," snarling and muttering
threats of legal action. But Olive
hardly heard him, for there was a
sure shield of ner lover's arms about
SERAFINI THIRD BENEDICTINE
IN SACRED COLLEGE
"7 IP 1W
Cardinal Serafini is a Benedictine
monk, making the third of that order
now members of the Sacred College.
He was also apostolic delegate to
Mexico, and, since the recent troubles
there, has been in almost daily con
sultation with Pope Pius and Cardi
nal Secretary of State Merry Del Val
on the-situation. He is now assessor
of the holy office of the inquisition, a
position which .always leads directly
" . o o
WHAT DO YOtJ MEAN "HtTMBUG?"
A Scotchman named Hume owned
an estate named The 'Bogue, and his
neighbors invariably referred to him
as "Hume of the Bogue." Hume had
many good points of character, but
he never did tell the truth or act the
truth, therefore when any one in that
region was caught fabricating or mis
leading honest folks they were said"
to be a regular "Hume of the Bogue,"
from which awkward expression -we
take pur modern -word "humbug