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looked very earnest They -were seat
ed in the garden with no one near
them. Vera regarded him fluttering
ly. He -was a fine young fellow. He
had been a loyal friend. Must she
give him pain for a deep emotion
showed in his expressive eyes. Vera
concealed her real anxiety.
"A favor regarding?" she inti
"I wish your advice."
' "In a matter of "
He spoke the word, thrfllingly, re
verently. She felt sorry for him. In
the intensity of his emotions he had
caught her hand.
"Gerald," she said seriously, "I
should have told you you, my best,
truest friend that I have been en
gaged to Mr. Robert Layton, now
abroad, for over six months."
"Good! grand!" Gerald amazed her
by saying. "He isa fine fellow. Then,
with a searching glance: "Oh did
you think I was going to propose to
you? I, who long ago learned that
you were a dazzling star and I an
earthly glow worm! Mr. Laytonl en
gaged! Then all the more will you
use your influence to win for me the
woman I love Rose Tyler."
"Oh, Gerald!" exclaimed Vera, re
lieved, and radiant "is this true?"
"True as the- esteem, the brotherly
love I feel for you, will always cher
ish. And bless you, good, true sister
and comrade, for making known to
me the sweetest, loveliest creature I
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
Wine color sounds old-fashioned,
but it's the newest tint in fashion's
color chart. The lovely rich purple of
Bordeaux vintage are the colors
you'll see oftenest in modish gowns
and coat suits.
Bands and pipings of patent leath
er give smartness to many tailored
Great bat wings of black velvet
perch so realistically at the backs of
the new small velvet turbans that you
might think the little headdresses
were ready to take wing.
Pur covered buttons for tailored
suits! Nifty, but odd, and oddity
never made a fashion less popular.
MAY IRWIN TO LEAD SUFFRAGE
New York. May Irwin is organize
ing an army of 5,000 volunteers tq
march in the woman's suffrage pa
rade here Oct. 23. It will be called
"The Women Who Watch and Wait"
"Home-made pickles afford a sure
way to a man's -heart," advises a
woman's page editor. That is, get
a pickle in a man, then get a man u