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all through the years she had been
interested in keeping tiant u a-
and valued friend.
"I felt I had the right," she said,
"and as to this little darling," and she
wound her arms fondlyabout Ade
line, "oh, surely you are not going
to take her away from us?"
A sudden light illuminated Paul's
mind. Only that morning his business
partner had told him that all the cap
ital originally invested in their en
terprise had been repaid to the in
vestor a lady.
Was that lady Eloise Esmond? He
put a blunt question.
"Miss Esmond," he said steadily, "I
believe your kmdly interest was the
means of starting me in business. Is
it not true?"
For once the proud eyes drooped
the calm face flushed deeply, but
there came no reply.
"Why why have you done all this
for me7" fluttered Paul.
Still silence, the graceful form all
tremulous now, and then the heart of
Paul Rivers hoped and later he knew
that he had been loved silently, se
cretly, strongly, since the day he had
met this staunch, loyal woman.
(Copyright byW. G. Chapman.)
TIRED OF IT
The way is long, some people say,
But what care I how long the way
A million miles, or merely three.
Would both be far too long for me;
I have no wish to go and see
This song which people squawk and
Makes me as sick as anything
But, folks who sing that blooming
I wish that you could all be there
With orange ribbons in your hair
N. Y. Tribune.
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Mrs Mary McDowell, head of the
Chicago University Settlement and a
political leader since Illinois women
were enfranchised, has been appoint
ed on the advisory council of the Con
gressional Union for Women Suf
frage. Miss McDowell is also a member of
the committee of 100, organized to
secure' financial support for the suf
GLEAMS FROM THE BRIGHT
The night I proposed, ah, well I recall
My Bertha's' blushes, her smiles and
Her hand I held in mine that eve,
And saw her troubled bosom heave
Until I thought that Cupid's fire
Was that which caused her to sus
pire. But I had coming a few more thinks,
She jilted me, the artful minx.
Look it up in the dictionary. We
had to, j