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Ing to both nrystyle and coloring, and
I wanted to get as much wear out of
it as possible.
We were ' watching the dancers,
Dick and I, when Eleanor Fairlow
passed, in a white lace and hand-embroidered
gown, that probably cost
four times what I paid for my "gold
' spangly" robe.
"Say, Margie the next time you
buy a, dress, get a simple one, like
that," said Dick, eagerly.
"Like which?" I asked, rather
maliciously, for I was determined to
make him designate Miss Fairlow.
"The one Eleanor Fairlow has on,"
he answered, plainly annoyed.
"My dear Dick! I'd be only too
glad to buy an imported, real lace,
simple gown like that, but, to do so,
you will have to increase my allow
ance greatly. Miss Fairlow probably
paid more for that gown than I did
for my whole wedding outfit"
Dick looked incredulous, and so,
while it was rather bad taste, I took
occasion during the evening -to re
mark to Eleanor Fairlow on the-'
beauty and gorgeousness of her
"Yes," she answered, "lace is my
greatest extravagance, and I may as
well confess this frock 'broke' me for
many months to come."
I glanced at Dick, but he "was os
tentatiously looking tne other way,
but a little while afterward I over
heard him say to Miss Fairlow:
"You should always wear white,
Eleanor. Nothing I have ever seen
you wear brings out your fairness as
does this dress."
This was true. But would he have
thought the same if he had had to
pay the bill?
The same evening Jim Edie, who
has been 'terribly nice to. me, whis
pered in my ear as we were starting
"Margie, you are a regular golden
fairy in that beautiful gown."
"I don't think it's right for you toN
refer to my small stature, Jim," I
"I love your, height,?' he said, with
sober meaning. "You come just' tip3
to my heart."
There it is, little book! ' Dick never
said a word to me about-how I looked,
and I don't think it ever entered his
mind that any' other man would
Husband, dear, there is always an
other man who will do so.
(To Be Continued Tomorrow.)
WOMAN BANKER OPENS A NEW
FIELD FOR SOUTHERN WOMEN
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A new field of activity for women
has been opened in Texas with the
entrance of many members of the
gentler sex into the banking business
in that state.
The women of the South are find
ing that there are other avenues of
effort than school-teaching and ste
nography and are entering the busir
ness professions formerly not consid
ered adapted to them.
The Texas, women bankers have a
strong organization, called the Texas
Women's Bankers' Association.- The
new president, Miss Leffler Corbitt of
this new type of business woman.