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whose place with Fairfax & Co. Flora
might have had. In fervid, broken
tones she told Flora how badly she
had needed the position. Now she
thanked her for the sacrifice she had
made in her behalf. " -
"And Mr. Fairfax said that it was
the noblest act he had even known.
That was why he got you your place
The cat was out of the bag! Flora
flushed with pleasure and gratitude
at the kindly interest of the good
hearted young business man. She
wrote him a brief note that evening,
thanking him for his kindness.
And wonder of wonders! He call
ed upon her a week later, and then
the week after that.
His interest and sympathy were
fast growing into love, and one eve
ning he confessed it. And the humble
stenographer became the happy wife
of a man of wealth.
SPIKES ARE PRETTY ON COLLAR
By Betty Brown
What's a spring suit without a col
lar? Dame Fashion seems to have
decided that it hasn't a really spring
time touch unless it is topped off
with a dainty collar of organdy or
sheer lawn. The collar Fashion likes
best is the postillion with sharp lit
tle spikes jutting out from the stock.
Tiny pearly buttons and stitching of
dull blue or of green are seen on the
Movie misfits: Megaphones!
PROHIBITION HARD JOLT FOR
Tacoma, Wash. James Shiel is
one of the sufferers from the increas
ing decency and lawfulness of men in
this state, due to the abolition of
The more lawbreakers there were
in Tacoma in times past, the more
prosperous was James. He served
meals, under contract, to the pris
oners in the city jail He got eight
cents per meal.
Prohibition has so cut down the
list of jail inmates that the average
daily incarceration has been but two.
Three meals a day for two prison
ers amounts to 48 cents a day. That
is what James Shiel and his family
of three youngsters have had to live
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
March 15, 1730. The French gov
ernor of Louisiana expressed his con
fidence in the friendship of the Illi
nois Indians, whom he wished to
keep armed to help the French
against hostile tribes.