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shady, as the saying goes. The next
afternoon, despairingly promenad
ing in the woods near the town he
suddenly confronted at a side
by Nelhe -and.a eiri friend. The
latter was full of mischief and she
f JIThis way, sir'" she ordered with
pretty peremptonness, "Miss Duncan
wShes an explanation of your erratic
adveatures with that young lady who
Vent to pieces."
j Vincent flushed and trembled and
stammered. Nellie was calm and
smiling. There was a knowing ex
pression in her bright eyes which
"I guess you know what I was try
ing to get at," he floundered. "I
gp.uld have had a real girl on that
machine if if I didn't think so much
&1 MBut what had Nellie done to be
t&g subject of such a peculiar experi
ment?" challenged Nellie companion.
U"X guess Mr. Rolston can tell," mut
"You mean my married cousin?"
SBQke Nellie innocently.
Ls'Your married cousin?"
Vincent drew a step nearer to his
xi?"Is your father home yet, Nellie?"
he inquired m,eaningjy.
"Yes, Vincent," she repliedemure
lyy.and lowered her eyes.
V'Then, unless ypu think I've been
the. bigegst dolt in the world I'd like
t)call on him."
e"Do, Vincent," whispered -Nellie,
taking his arm and looking lovingly
UBinto his face.
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r.fiA DAUGHTER'S LAUGHTER
With increasing amusement he
Because of his daughter's wild
?fei j laughter;
"gheofche said: "Though I seem to be
-I am sure that my daughter is
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BIGNESS OF MOVIES SURPRISES
Mabel Taliaferro, the wsH-kaown
theatrical star is soon to be seen in
the photoplay, "The Three of Us."
"I never realised," she said, "how
big a thing picture acting !ouId he
come until I began, to rehearse. But
eventually I think that the screen
drama wfll greatiy improve- -aad he
small picture will go out of fashion."
oo - ,
Blondine Gerty- Giddypd has
been placed in an embarrassing po
Brunetta In what way?
Blondine She is. inordinately
proud of her beautiful thrOat,,aad one
of her friends has presented her a
handsome fur neck paeae Youngs
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