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' fed him up. one morning to go to town.
The rig was all ready in front of the
house while the family were eating
breakfast. Suddenly, glancing out
of the side window, old Jared sprang
quickly to his feet and ran. out of
"That road roller is coming," he
shouted, "and I'll bet it scared the
new horse. Too late! Too late!
Slametty-bang! The animal's gone,
hitching post and all!"
The announcement was true. The
new horse had pulled the hollow post
up and was speeding down the turn
pike with it swinging behind him.
Seth started in pursuit. Father and
daughter stood staring after. Sud
denly Jared uttered a strange cry.
He stooped over and from' tho scat
tered dirt where the post had been
pulled from place picked up his old
"Why, I remember, clear as day,
now!" he shouted. "Huldah!" and
he opened the box and the two
$1,000. bills were safe and sound.
It was true, and Just then the con
necting link in the mystery flashed
into the old man's mind. When the
robbers had attacked him he had
slipped the box over the edge into the
hollow tube, and time and circum
stances had proven it to be a safe
"What was the color scheme of
"Not quite what he expected.
From what he had heard of the
bride's wealth he thought the ever
popular yellowback would figure
conspicuously in the decorations, but
the girl's father didn't come across,
so it looked pretty blue for Jack."
New York World.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
June 28, 1779. The exportation of
provisions from the Illinois country
was prohibited unless special permis
sion was granted by the comman
VERY SWAGGER FOR SWIMMING
By Betty Brown
Unless the summer girl is seeking
aquatic honors her bathing suit is
not a la Annette Kellerman, but a
much frilled affair of taffeta or rub
A swagger little "get up" is this
costume of Fashion Art League of
America design made up in Alice blue
taffeta with two double frills around
the skirt, a frill or two on the half
length sleeves and another around
the neck of the blouse.
The hat is Alice blue silk with sec
tions of shiny, rubberized black silk
in it. The quill is stitched silk.
Our idea of a man with a wonder
ful memory is one who can name the
last five vice preBiden,ta-o t-Si S-