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here. All you've got is what I've
brought you. My money, do you un
derstand? Hand over the change of
that ten-dollar bill."
Cy Alison groane"d and complied.
Down the steps and homeward bound
bolted John Strickland disillusioned.
"What's I've escaped!" he exclaim
ed. "And I fancied Mary faded! Oh,
I've been a wicked man! And see how
that dear woman has treated my rela
tives!" "John," spoke Mary, as he entered
the house, "your brother and his fam
ily are thinking of leaving us."
"Yes, Eph spoke of it today," an
"Don't let them. His wife is resting
splendidly and another week will just
put her on her feet.
"Oh, you dear, loving, unselfish
woman!" cried John, and actually
picked up Mary in his arms and kiss
ed her a dozen times.
And Mary blushed till her comely
face looked just as girlish as of yore,
and with a smale of rare content John
went about the house, whistling a
"I'd be ashamed to tell her of my
comparing her with that woman,"
mused John softly to himself. "Why,
Mary is a pretty picture compared to
that made-up scarecrow. I'm going to
love her more than ever, and I'll never
think she looks old and faded again!"
SALAMANDER SHAPE' MENACE
TO HEALTH SAYS THIS GIRL
Los Angeles, Cal. Declaring that
it is ugly, indecent and unhealthfuL
Hazel Ford of this city has opened
war on the "Salamander shape," oth
erwise known as the "debutante
Bend the knees, throw the weight
entirely on one foot, allowing the
other to drag gracefully, let the arms
hang loose from the shoulders, bend
back from the hips and thrust the
chin forward and you have the "Sala
Her contention that it is unhealth
ful is backed hy no less an authority
than Dr. C. A. L. Reed, former presi
dent of the American Medical Ass'n.
Dr. Reed claims that the "passing
slouch of 1914" may cause curvature
of the spine, deformed pelvis, flat-foot
and deformed shoulders, the latter
resulting in an undeveloped chest.
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Hazel Ford, Showing How Ungainly
the "Salamander Shape" Is.
A new medicine dropper should be
used f or measuring extracts in the