Half an hour later she found John
in the kitchen putting away the wine.
The old butler had gone; John was in
his accustomed suit once more.
"What does it mean?" she asked.
"Madame! How can I ever thank
you that she did not know? -We were
friends lovers once, in our coun
try, in youth. My family was higher
than hers. My father would not con
sent to our marriage. I insisted
and she ran away to save my pros
pects. That is all, madanie."
"And now? You are leaving us, I
suppose?" said Mrs. Emory sadly.
"At the end of my month, madame.
Service is honorable in this country.
"Yes?" Mrs. Emory whispered:
though 'she knew she had no need of
LITTLE POKE HAS AN "AIR TO IT"
By Betty Brown
The little poke bonnet gives quite
an air to a traveling suit, and the lit
tle bonnet is much in favor although
the big hat seems to overshadow all
Taffeta in burgundy color was used
to build this towering "poke." Two
Email ostrich tips that shade into
half a dozen of the Burgundy colors
add to its prim simplicity and the
bands of narrow novelty ribbon fin
ished with tailored bows give a dash
of color to the "poke" which even if
it is so comfortable lacksnothing in
SAYS SHE IS SURE THAT ELIZA
CROSSED THE ICE
Many persons refuse to believe
Eliza crossed the ice, as related in
"Uncle Tomte Cabin," or that there
was such a person as Eliza.
But Mrs. Meeky B. Coffin of Cin
cinnati says she KNOWS Eliza
crossed the Ohio river on ice blocks
and was hidden in the same house
along the river in which 'Mrs. Coffin
was living at the time.
Mrs. Coffin say that after being hid
Eliza's baby, which was responsible
for Eliza' crossing the ice.
Mrs. Cofin say that after being-hidden
in the house, Eliza was smuggled
into Canada. Mrs. Coffin's father-in-law
was Levi Coffin, head of the
"Underground Railway," a secret
organization which toade a business
of rescuing slaves.
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