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of my fiancee-Irma Nicholson."
And the Grays, father and mother,
and all the town were proud of her,
too. She flashed down upon them a
happy wife, and oh, "such a lady!"
Irma had been born for elegance, and
it befitted her. Her bright, quick na
ture had absorbed education hun
grily. She had outstripped her class
mates in intelligence and power.
"H'ln," muttered Prof. Archilaus
Montgomery, when he learned the
facts of the case, "my concrete an
thropology theory don't seem to have
It had not, indeed. The wild hu
man lambs he had tagged most of
them developed into business lions of
prey, the boy with the "serpent in
stinct" in him became a great min
ister, and "the majestic lion" lad
never got beyond a clerk's salary.
And Vernon and Irma they were
models of the gentle cooing dove, and
gracious and kindly, and inestimably
(Copyright, 1916, W. G. Chapman.)
PUFFS AND RUFFS FOR SKIRT
"All conceivable "ornamentation is
used in skirt trimming puffs, ruffs,
ruches, tucks, ribbons, boks, pockets
"Skirts are still short Six to eight
inches off the ground is the accepted
street length and somewhat shorter
for dance frocks. Afternoon gowns
this season will probably be longer
and some of the new models will be
shown just ankle length."
Thus speaks Fashion Art, the very
smart magazine of fashion, on the
subject of skirts.
HELPING THE GAME ALONG
The midnight stillness of the dark
ened parlor was punctuated by a
crash just overhead.
"Wha-wha-what was that, dud-dud-larling?"
exclaimed the timid
"Merely father dropping, a hint,"
she replied, as she snuggled a little
PLENTY OF "PEEK" IN "PEEK A
By Betty Brown
There's a good deal of '-'peek" to
the "Peek-a-Boo" veil behind which
fair motorists hide this spring. The
"peek-a-boo" is really two veils a
mesh face veil with a "look out" slit
in it, then a curtain -of chiffon to
protect the mouth from dust
Average .weight of the Greenland
whale is said'-to be 100 tohs-r224,000
pounds equal to that of 80 ele
phants or that of 400 bears.'