souls surrounded them, and hugged
them, and laughed and cfowed, and
cried and hurrahed.
"We left to help you," declared the
eldest boy. "We got an engagement
in the city, and-weve earned aver
three hundred dollars, and it'syours,
and it's our last acting, for we're go
ing to get work here, sister and I,
and work for you, and live wjth you,
and love you."
Milly was on her knees praying,
the tears of joy and gratitude
streaming dawn her cheeks, llever
ently the little ones knelt by her side.
And, striving to encircle' tbem all in
his great loving claspr William Dex
ter knew that his imaginary family
had been real!
(Copyright hy W. G. Chapman.)
JERSEY EXECUTIVE TO SPEAK
AT SESSION OF GOVERNORS
COTTIER K FIELDER.
James F. Fielder, governor of New
Jersey, who will speak at the third
governors' conference, to be held in
Boston, Aug. 24 to 27.
FLOUNCES ON; COATS ONE
NEW FAI4. FASHIONS
By Betty Brown
A gay little coat with a flounce at
the bottom and frills on the sleeves
has come from Paris to give us a hint
that the fall fashions will include
many coats that have pretty touches
of trimming and of color.
This beruffled coat is made up in
sand color gabardine lined with silk,
and the round-draped collar is made
of the same bright colored material.
The wide girdle of bias folds is fas
tened with square green buttons.
He solemnly took his marriage vows,
A wise man and a wary;
But here the plot comes in the' thing,
He vowed he'd never marry!
Best way to break the elopement
news to the home folks is to let a
friend tell 'em your dead an' then
gradually work up to the climaxj
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