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met, Vance confessed to a fervent un
restrained impulse to clasp her in his
arms and confess his undying love.
It was the next morning when
Vance and Rilla sat awaiting prompt
ings as to some-scene from Mrs. Ar
lington. Something"snew in the eyes
of Rilla attracted Vance. His hand
stole towards her own, her eyes met
"Excellent! Maintain that, please,"
spoke the authoress, her pen travel
ing rapidly. "Oh, indeed !"
She sat up rigid, staring with cen
soring eyes at the twain. Their atti
tude showed not acting, but real love.
"I think that we will end your serv
ices, Mr. Byford," she said, icily, but
after he had gone gloomily from the
house Rilla sobbed, brokenly:
"It was not play acting, mamma I
love him and I shall die if he goes
So, to "save the life" of her cher
ished darling, Mrs. Arlington re
lented. (Copyright by W. G. Chapman)
L PREPARED FOR IT
He Suppose I had to go to war
and got killed, where would you go?
She To a pension attorney.
SOCIETY GIRL WILL BE- NEW
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Washington. Miss Dorothy Drake
is to be one of the New Year's buds
she will make her bow to society
on New Year's eve, at a tea to be
given by her mother, Mrs. Charles
Miss Drake's sister, Mrs. Adelbert
Althouse, wife of Commander Alt
house, U. S. N., will be her social
sponsor during the season.
ADVICE TO CHILDREN
Most every day some awful things
Are being said concerning kings!
Little children, when you're grown,
Do not sit upon a throne!
Fight the bad temptation down;
Sal, "I will not wear a crown!"
New York Evening Sum-
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