" 'But this you cannot do, my dear.
Some girls can, but not those with
the 'come hither' invitation in their
eyes that you have.
" 'If you do not fall in love soon
with some young fellow who wants
to marry, and can marry you, you
will just as certainly come a cropper,
my girl, as you are sitting in that
'"I have feeen hundreds of girls
start out just as you are doing with
the same courageous independence,
but the lure of love or of a good time
got them at last.'
"Think of it, Margie; think of that
mantfsaying those horribly hopeless
things 0 me. And, Margie" (she said
this with a httle shudder as she
clutched my arm) "perhaps it is true,
perhaps I will succumb to the temp
tation of a good tune.
"You see, the 'moral' aspect of go
ing to luncheon with a married man
does not strike me, but I just did not
like the man. Suppose I had, Margie
suppose I had liked him, what
I don't know what to say to Mollie.
Of course, I do not thinkhat all men
are like the unspeakable cad who has
put these terrible doubts in her mind,
but the deed has been done and Mol
lie will never have quite the same
beautiful trust in man again.
I am almost afraid that I did wrong
in encouraging her to find work to
do outside of her home. If I should
tell Dick this he would probably go
down there and wipe up the floor
with that man, and yet I heard him
and-Jim Edie joking about the little
red-haired girl in the Selwin office
the other night. ,
I have never quite been able to
understand that attitude of a man's
mind which makes all women com
mon prey to be pursued except his
(To Be Continued Tomorrow.)
Cleansing with mustard is said to
remove the smell of fish from pots.
LEAPS INTO MOVIE FAME IN A
With no dramatic, experience to
her credit, Vera-Sisson started with
the movies working.fextra." How
ever, she soon developed wonderful
conception of her work which, cou
pled with her unusual beauty, classed
her among the stars Jong before the
year was ended. She is now leading
woman-with L. Warren Kerrigan in
Universal pictures. She is a nice
little girl with absence of affectation,
which is truly charming.
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DRAMA IN THREE REELS
Triplets were born to Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas R. Reel this "morning. The
father conducts- a-Gigar-stOFe-in Olive
street. St. Louis Republic,
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