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light glow VI brightly. She knew Its
location, the ground floor room that
was Mr. Howard's library. It seemed
to beckon to her. Her soul was un
easy. She left the house, and ten
minutes later she "stoqd just outside
the open window, not two "feet away
from the table at which Howard was
writing. Her startled eyes made out
" and so, dear nephew, I shall be
found as if I died a natural death, and,
all I have is yours and Milly's. Never
tell her the truth, for what are the
few years I may live to your long
happiness and hers? Dear boy! I
was blind not to guess that love di
rected her many visits to us, that I did
not surmise that she is 'the influence'
you spoke of in your letter. And so I
have saved her by marrying her. An
unclaimed bride, a widow, all her love
will be yours " ,
Aghast, Milly read the intent of the
writer. She hastened around to the
front door, she thrust it open, ran to
the library. As she sank to her knees
by his side the astonished Howard
"Alilly, my child!" he spoke.
"Mr. Howard oh, destroy that let
ter! What would you do?" she pant
ed. "For Walter's sake " he began.
"What is Walter to me!" she cried
in a wailing tone. "He loves another.
Oh, blind! blind! doubly blind! Must I
tell you that my visits to your home
were influenced by devotion, love for
the grandest man I ever met!"
She was sobbing in his arms. His
face grew glorified as he realized the
truth, and all the ways of life seemed
smiling and sweet at last.
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
HOPE IT'S COLD!
Collar muffs are seen in the shops.
That's about all you can see when a
coat with an over-the-ears collar is
And wouldn't it be the meanest
thing if after all we should have an
'IT'S THE COLLAR MAKES THE
By Betty Brown "",
There's a great deal of collar and a
great deal of cuff to the new blouse.
A collar that climbs right up to the
ear tops is not corisidered at all ex
treme by maids who follow fashion's
latest flights. This blouse in pale
yellow Georgette crepe illustrates
how far some designers go in the
direction of Alpine collars. Both cuffs
and collar are finely tucked; six tiny
black velvet bows give it a tailored
effect that adds to its smartness.
Old stockings cut into strips three
inches wide and put into a common
mop stick make a first class mop for
Remember to eat a little salt with
nuts it kelps digestion.