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Other sketch. She had brought her
lunch. He, as well, his own. They
put them together and Vance was on
the verge of delirious bliss.
Miss Eunice Willard heard of the
"goings on'.' up at the pasture lot
and snubbed Helena as she had
Vance- Little Kitty Darling clapped
her hands when, a month later, the
rumor became current that Helena
and Vance were engaged.
Then one day the gossips were
amazed to observe that the Dales
were moving back into the old house,
and Helena stared broadly as Vance,
instead of attending his woodcraft
duties, appeared at her home with a
new eight-cylinder car.
"Why," she said, wonderingly.
"Your work and the charming log
cabin we are to build "
"All fiction!" cried Vance. "Father
insisted on a test and you are the one
who met it, you dear, darling, char
itable, pitying "
She stopped his eulogisms with a
kiss of true love and content
LYRIC OF A BACHELOR
Perhaps to her window I might
As soon as I thought she was
And pluck on the strings of my light
light guitar lightly.
If I were unstrung or lightheaded.
To mandolin strumming perhaps I'd
To show her I'm really no dead
But mandolin never I owned, and I
Could strum the old thing if I had
I might in sweet ecstasy stand 'neath
While passionate love songs I'd
I might, I repeat, be as foolish as
If I were a chump or a singer.
Sturart W. Knight in the Roller
WARRIOR WOULD SAVE OLD
Chief Three Bears
Mountains of the west should be
monuments to the Indians, the
Blackfeet Indians claim, and Three
Bears, bravest warrior of the Black
feet, has sent a petition to Secretary
of the Interior Lane asking that
"Trick Falls" and similar names he
changed to names of Indian leaders.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
April 17, 1776. Philippe de Rastel
Chevalier de Rocheblave, governme
tal agent in Illinois for the British,
summoned a popular assembly at
Kaskaskia to take measures regard
ing the settlers' relations.with the Indians.
THE OLD-AGE RECORD
A man we know can remember as
far back at the day when all of the
magazines didn't have a girl's face
on the front cover.