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"Rrormber me?" he inquired.
"I do," assured Lester, "a'ndol am
glad to see you. Did you get home
all right that day?"
"Yes. and told my wife all about it
and I've mended. She wrote down
those two names. She made me
gather up every relative we-hsid, all
voters, and I've brought them up
here to cast their ballots for you."
"Why, I certainly thank you," said
Lester in genuine appreciation of the
"By one majority!"
That was the report of the judges
of election two hours later.
"In favor of Boyd Lester," was the
The judge hooked arms with the
successful candidate in fact, took
formal possession of him at the an
nouncement Ellis Deane read the
action aright, and went home gener
Grace watched them coming and a
great throb of job permeated her be
ing. "By one majority, but Lester won,"
pronounced the judge.
"And that one," explained Lester
to Grace, when they were alone an
hour later, was the man to whom
you showed so much kindness . the
day of the lawn party."
"If I had voted," spoke Grace soft
ly, "that would have made two ma
jority, wouldn't it?" and love un
mistakable, was shining in the depths
of her true, tender eyes.
(Copyright, 1916, W. G. Chapman.)
HINTS FOR CAMPERS
It's cheaper to camp1 than pay rent
Never forget to clean your fish be
fore you cook it; many fine catches
have been spoiled in this way.
Don't try to bake your own bread.
Remember how many years it took
your wife to learn how.
Don't go camping without a can
opener. You can forget your trout
flies, your ammunition and even your
camera without missing any of them-
much, but what is camp without a
If your tent blows away in the mid
dle of the night don't try to chase it
through a blackberry patch, in your
WRIGHT'S STORIES ARE COMING
IN THE MOVIES v
4 Harold Bell Wright
Harold Bell Wright's many stories
are to pay a "return visit" to' the
American public through the medium
of motion pictures.
The author is now in his camp in
the mountains near Tucson, Ariz.,
arranging his latest book, "The Eyes
of the World," in scenario form, add
ing a few dramatic punches here and
there to please photoplay fans. The
filming of this book will be finished
some time in September.
"The Shepherd of the Hills," ''The
Winning of Barbara Worth" and
other tales that have made Wright
famous wili follow. The Clune Film
Producing Co. will present the photo
play versions to the publi?