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lips to hers. And all pretense seemed
ludicrously absurd in the face of this
elemental and overmastering passion
that had sprung up between them
In silence they drove the last stage
of the journey. When at last they
stopped before the . cabin they de
scended like people in"a dream. Mrs.
Symon was sitting in front of the
door; she had seen and interpreted
the look upon each face.
As they went in she said in a low
"Are you not glad that I told you
"Yes, I am glad," he answered
helplessly. Then, with a sudden
"And you? And you?"
"Oh, I?" she asked, with a shrug of
her shoulders. "I have had my day,
you know. Besides, I am the mother."
BRIGHT COLORS HERE FOR THE
By Betty Brown
This is to be a season of gay colors
in the juvenile world. Little girls in
gay Roman stripes and small boys
in striped madras or galatea, only a
little more subdued in color. This
bold trumpeter is dressed in brown
linen with white stripe. The belt,
cuffs and collar and the cunning lit
tle pockets are trimmed in brown.
SOCIETY DAIRY FARMER ASKS
AID FROM CONGRESS
MRS SCOTT DURAND
Mrs. Durand, dairy farmer and so
cial leader of Chicago, has carried
her fight against the federal depart
ment of agriculture to Washington.
She is asking congress to investigate
the action of federal authorities into
what she believes to be mismanage
ment of the foot and mouth disease
epidemic in Illinois. Valuable cattle
she owned were killed by federal au
thorities. In 1837, during the burning of the
Canadian parliament building, Alfred
Todd, father of Percy R. Todd of
Bangor, Me., and some others res
cued a picture of Queen Victoria
from the flames; in the recent fire in
the Canadian capitol Walter Todd as
sisted in the rescue of the same picture.