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A muffled chuckle answered him.
It was a man who had caused the
alarm and the large sheltering hat
he wore concealed his features.
"You had better moye on," directed
There was more chuckling. Then
the lurker proceeded to do a strange
thing. He tore off his hat with a sort
of a triumphant swing of his arm and
what sounded to Burton like a muf
fled cheer. He darted past the aston
ished Burton. He ran directly up to
the fluttering girl storekeeper.
"Amie!" he shouted, only that, one
look, and Amie reeled and then, ut
tered a wild glad cry.
"Oh, it cannot be uncle, and
"I hope so, I think so, I know so!"
crowed "the dead alive." "My brave
loyal girl! I've kept track of you
during the past week of my conva
lescence. You, too, Burton Stacey,
and I'm proud of you both!"
In form and substance it was John
Puller. His story of terrible injuries
in the wreck, of a miraculous rescue
by strangers was soon told. He had
gone to the city to sell securities to
cancel the debt Amie had paid. He
still had the securities.
"I am not poor," he boasted, "and
now, my more than children, the
wedding and the quicker it comes
off the better win I be pleased!"
CREPE AND LACE IN DAINTY
By Betty Brown
The lingerie may make or mar the
gown, so the wise dressmaker will
tell you, and now many of the best
designers are giving their attention
almost exclusively to "under things."
The combination garment is still
popular with women who like well
fitting clothes, and in almost all of the
trousseaux now being made for the
autumn brides the "combination"
predominates. This model which I
sketched the other day is made of
crepe de chine with rather wide bands
of shadow lace set in at the yoke and
at the bust line; the yoke band forma
a V pointing downward and the lower
band forms an upward turned V. The
points meet to form a pretty trim
ming. A strap of the crepe de chine
holds the garment over the shoulder
and the knees fluff out on a "wide lace
band like bloomers. They are fas
tened on the inner sside with tiny,
"Fortune smiled and bade the p
write his name upon the scroll of
"I'll dictate it to my stenographer,",
haughtily replied the poet, for he wasj
a poet or today. truck.