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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 01, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 20

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as she wandered over the field it
seemed as though nature had pre
pared a royal surprise for her. Her
enrapturd gaze fell upon a narrow
mut continuous streak-of. lovely blue.
"Forget-me-nots oh! by what
magic have they come here?" she
cried.
The seed tape had given forth its
best to that ready soil. She did not
pause to gather the nodding beauties.
Fascinated, Gladys followed the ce
rulean path to halt almost at the
door of the lonely cabin where Htctor
Morrison lived.
He came forth as though the floral
path had been his message to her.
She shrank back timorously. Then
gratitude and its expression caused
her self-consciousness. to dominish.
Hector Morrison accompanied
Gladys back the floral path to her
home. What friends they had be
come on that brief stroll!
And after she had gone into the
house out of his sight, but not out
of his thoughts, he reverently lifted a
spray of the blue beauties to his lips.
"Forget me not, indeed!" he mur
mured softly.
o-
COULD YOU DELIVER SUCH A LETTER? POST
OFFICE BOYS TURNED THE TRICK
maki hot shuns,
JAP AH.
' St Paul, Minn., May 1. This
letter addressed to Ignatius Donnel
ly, author of "Caesar's Column,"
London, Eng., has just reached St'
Paul after making a four months'
trip almost around the world.
It started from Atami Hot Springs,
Japan, early in January, crossed
the Pacific, then crossed the U. S.
from San Francisco to New York,
thence to London, where it was
marked "Not known" and "Kindly
forwarded" back to New York to the
late-author's i Ainericaa publishers.
From there it traveled half way
across the continent to Minnesota,
there to be finally delivered to his
son, S. J. Donnelly of St Paul.
The letter was written by Count
Matsu of Japan, who had recently
read Donnelly's prophetic book,
"Caesar's Column," written 30 years
ago, and predicting the use of naval
submarines, military flying machines
and other "war horrors" used in Eu
ropean warfare.
Count Matsu sought the Ameri
can author's permission to translate
yLhe book and. publish it in. Japan. d

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