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"Nearer than ever, my boy!"
"I won't go back to that that
prison!" sobbed Maarh.
"Never!" assured her duenna. "Mr.
Dukes, tell themj'
"Why, yes," saitTDukes, "we're not
going to take you back. We're going
"To the elopement Double affair
"Well, our hearts have bled for
you," explained Mrs. Paire. "We've
been your friends all along. Only,
you see, we would lose our situa
tions if we helped you "
"So, meeting Mrs. Paire, the finest
woman in the world," added Dukes,
"we decided to resign and get mar
ried. I've a small plum of a for
''And I a sister who will be glad
to house you over the honeymoon,"
supplemented Mrs .Faire.
"Get up!" ordered Dukes to the
And away they sped to Gretna
Green, a double wedding, a week of
felicity, a telegram of forgiveness,
and another verification of the sweet
world-wide maxim, that "love laughs
WOMAN'S WILE WON WHERE
THE LAW FAILED
San Francisco, Cal. When a wom
an seeks to evade the machinery of
the law send a woman after her!
That this is lestined to become a
popular method in civil procedure is
to be gathered from the experience of
Miss Marguerite Ogden, attorney, and
law partner of Mrs. Annette Adams,
recently named assistant U. S. Dis
trict Attorney here.
' Mrs. Grace P. Chinn. a wealthy
widow, had been somewhat lax in
paying an undertaker's bill, as ad
ministratrix of her husband's estate.
When Miss Ogden sent a boy to serve
citation, Mrs. China sent word that
she couldn't come to the door she
was still in bed. The boy couldn't
serve the paper. When the boy re
turned later and still later, the wom
an was still "in bed."
A citation summoning Mrs. Chinn
to show cause why she shouldn't be
punished for contempt of court met
with the same reception.
Then Miss Ogden took a personal
hand. She appeared at the Chinn
home under pretext that she wanted
to buy an interest in the property the
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Miss Marguerite Ogden
widow held. And Mrs. Chinn appear
ed with alacrity.
The upshot of the affair was that
the refractory administratrix was at
once relieved on-her control of the
Carlo Mamma, what does it mean
to be generous?
Mamma You will be generous if
you give your sister more nuts then
you keep for yourself.
Carlo I understand! Listen, sis
ter. You do the dividing; but be gen
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