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awarded him. The morning of the
day when the departure was due
found him seated in the garden he
had so carefully tended. His head
was bowed, not'dejectedly, but in
sober thought of the sacrifices of am
bition, sight, limb, love and all this
He looked up as Honor approached
him. Her breath came quick. Her
face bore a strange, new expression.
"Is this yours?" she asked, extend
ing a little memorandum book, and
Rolfe blushed as he recognized it as
his secret diary which he had lost a
"I have read it," said Honor, frank
ly. "Is all it says true?"
That he loved her his embarrass
ed face showed that. Her hand rest
ed on his shoulder tremulously. Ah!
here, indeed, was a man! She al
most cried as she thought of all the
noble sacrifices he had made.
"If what you wrote is true," she
said, "I shall not go away from here.
I have a dream of a noble man,
cheered and beloved by a woman who
would lay her fortune and devotion
at his feet, and have him arise from
the dregs he sought out of loyalty
and resume his' place among men.
Shall I stay?"
"Oh, forever! forever!" cried Rolfe,
as he clasped to his breast the only
woman he had ever loved.
A FALL PROPHECY
If your great-grandmother were
alive she would say when you showed
her the design for fall; "This is just
the kind of a gown I wore when I was
It is not quite the same for the very
narrow underskirt had no place in
But the tight "darted" waist and
the tight sleeves "set in" at the arm
hole was considered quite as stylish
then as they are now. You may also
look for the new full tunjcs that are
gathered about the waist and the sash
that ties either in. the front ,or back..
gigh 'ruches about the neck; and
hats with strings are other of fash
ion's decrees for the early falL
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The new detachable tunics are hail
ed with delight by the woman who
likes variety in clothes. 'With one
skirt as a foundation iand two or three
tunics of different material and color
she may have adifferent cdstume for
every occasion. A skirt of navy Hue'
gabardine makes a-very goqd skirt
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