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"Then suddenly he gave a great
start and stared weirdly in the direc
tion of the two trees. He strained
his vision to view a female figure
standing directly beneath their
branches. It was quiescent, statue
like, let it seemed to-exercise some in
definable influence that drew him to
wards the spot Slowly he advanced,
nearer and nearer he approached a
girlish form robed in white, statue
like in pose; but true blue eyes and a
longing smile showed forth from the
"Elaine!" he cried in a gasp, and
almost reeled where he stood.
She put forth both hands. He was
all a-tremble as he incloped them in
his own. She transfixed his gaze.
Thus in silence, rapturous, intense,
they stood for some moments.
"You you have returned," he
managed to utter, incoherently, at
"As you see," responded the sweet
tranquil tones of yore.
Her glance fell, as her face sad
dened. A tear stole down her cheek.
"My father died six months ago,"
"And and others?" he questioned,
"There are no others," responded
Elaine. "There was only you.
Through all the years I wondered if
you remembered our pledge. I came
to the city and found and found "
"That you alone filled my heart?"
cried Eustace. "Oh, my cherished
love! Can you not understand that,
and, true to the end, had you passed
by, my heart would quiver under your
feet had it lain for a century dead!"
She turned towards the beautiful
house, her face radiant in the white
pure moonlight She drew closer,
closer into his sheltering arms, as she
"Your home mine!"
o o .
People who have no friends often
INDIAN QUEEN, FREED FROM THE
PEN, QUITS CIVILIZATION
Columbus, 0. Two years ago,
after her chieftian father died, the
white guardians of Louise McGuire,
18, Chickasaw Indian "queen," want
ed her to be become civilized. Against
her wishes they put her in the Bloom
field academy, a girl's boarding school
at McAlester, Okla. In rebellion she
set fire to one of the school build
ings. She was placed in the federal
prison in Columbus and has just been
freed on parole. "I'm leaving civiliza
tion forever," she said as she left Co
lumbus alone for her Indian tribe in
Oklahoma. "I'm going back to God's
country." She owns oil lands in Ok
lahoma worth $500,000.
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THE WASTED HINT
Sixth Grader What's the matter
with the principal's eyes,?
Eighth Grader They're all right
as far as I know. Why?
Sixth Grader Well, I had to go
and see him in his office yesterday
afternoon, and he asked me twice
where niy hat was and it was on my
head all the tune. Pnila. Ledger.