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line, and flushed and paled, and be
gan to tremble.
"Why, I don't understand this!"
"1 paid it," confessed Arline, al
most pleadingly. "Oh, Mr. Walters,
don't be cross about it, please! 1
overheard you talking about -quick
assets. I sent a quick message to
my friends in the city and got my in
vestment changed into a certified
check, and the carrier dove brought
it safely here, and I paid Mr. Biggs,"
and Arline broke down there under
the intense strain of the moment
The astonished Sidneystared at her,
Arline had saved the day. Arline
had won the heart of a true man.
And the outcome of the episode was
life's noblest, most treasured asset
(Copyright, 1916, W. G. Chapman.)
A REGULAR SUNSHADE IS THE
DROOPY "MUSHROOM" HAT
By Betty Brown.
Here's a hat, now where's the girl?
That's the puzzle milliners seem
to have put up to us.
If you take an over-the-shoulder
look at her you'll probably miss the
girl altogether, but you will have a
good view of the new mushroom hat
It's of fine straw in a mustard
shade of yellow, with a blue and
white band of ribbon and a stiff little
bouquet of flowers in blue and yellow
and a speck of red.
GIRL WHO SAID "NO" TO BIG
OFFERS IS OPERA STAR NOW
f ' ' 1.VCJUEZ.
Lucile Laurence, Kentucky girl,
returned from Italy to sing Verdi's
"Requiem," is one of few beginners
in grand opera to refuse a contract
from the Metropolitan Opera Co.
She studied in Germany and Italy
and said "No!" to several managers.
The reason for all these "No's" was
that Miss Laurence decided she
would not attempt an operatic career
until she was perfectly trained.
BLACK AND WHITE
One of the season's most charm
ing receptions was given by Mr. .and
Mrs. E. Er Newlin at their beautiful
home on West Main st, last Saturday
evening. It was in honor of their sil
ver wedding anniversary. The door
was answered by a colored valet,
who wore white gloves and vest
Robinson, Dl., Constitutionv