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her book to her. How much, was It
worth? A hundred dollars? Two hun
dred? Jim did not need that badly.
And to reveal the truth . . . she saw
the slow estrangement that must fol
low. Simple as she-as, she almost
intuitively discerned thfe results of
publicity, her husband's inability to
live the new life that would open be
fore her, her struggle between the old
and the new. And Jim was very dear
to her. And then . . . she blushed
as she thought of that other reason
that found them together in bonds
that none might break.
"Clarice! Clarice, dear!" '
She rose from her chair.
"Jim dear!" she answered. t
And what was a wretched old,
stupid novel in comparison with Jim?
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
Willis Won't you dine with me?
Gilhs Thank you, I just dined. I
was home and had my regular meal
of apples, apricots and asparagus.
Willis Isn't that a rather odd com
bination. Gillis Well, you see, my wife went
to a domestic science school and had
to leave after the first week. Life.
STAMP ARCHIBALD LETTERS
Dr. Dumba, as you leave us,
It would very truly grieve us
If you thought, as thus we part,
Anger lingered in our heart.
No, dear doctor, you're forgiven,
Hate from out our soul is shriven,
But if you crave our friendship true
Mail us that back postage due.
BARE, TINTED ANKLES ARE NOW
The vagary which prompts a pret
ty girl to daub her ankles with paint
of a tint to match her dress and ap
pear on the streets in her bare neth
ers thus decorated indicates daring
rather than the foerunner of a pop
Miss Josephine Mae Bennett, San
Francisco prize beauty and artist's
model, is credited with starting the
In her case beauty is a thing to be
displayed, rather than veiled. Ergo
a painted bare ankle is prettier than
one clad in gossamer. It may be so!
"I find," she said, "that the use of
paint instead of stockings is much
cooler and healthier."