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stopped before Elizabeth's desk.
Elizabeth sprang up. He was look
ing at a half-finished letter she had
been writing when he came in.
He turned and faced her. "What
does this mean?" he asked, looking
at the handwriting. "Doris has been
here this evening. See, the ink is
scarcely dry! She has been here, and
she is here now."
"No, Charlie," said Elizabeth help
lessly. "You don't understand. Our
writing is very much alike."
"I have never seen her writing,"
he answered, with slow suspicion.
"But I know that the writing of that
letter is hers." .
"It isn't Charlie, I "
"Then you wrote those letters at
her dictation! She showed you my
letters and dictated her answers to
you. So they filtered through two
people all tho?e fine professions of
love and eternal loyalty!" he said bit
terly. Elizabeth did not know what to
say. And she solved her problem in
a woman's privileged way, by sink
ing down into her chair and bursting
into bitter tears.
She looked up at him. "Go, now,
please!" she sobbed. "Yes, think
anything you please. I wrote them
for Doris, if you like. What does it
matter, now that your trust has been
betrayed by a heartless girl?"
He stood irresolutely in the door
way; then he came forward to where
she sat, her head bowed on her
arms, striving to still the sobs that
rent her as she thought of the bit
terness that had overtaken their two
"It means a good deal," he said.
"Did you did you help her to com
pose those letters? And were some
of those thoughts yours? Believe
me, I see her in her true light now,
and it seems to me incredible that
she can ever have written to me as
she did. The woman who wrote
those letters was a woman of a soul
as far above Doris' "
"Hush.1 Xto not .think unkindly of
her," said Elizabeth softly, raising
her streaming face. "It is all over
now. She would never have under
stood what love means."
"You inspired them," he persisted
"I wrote them all, Charlie," said
Elizabeth, rising and facing him. "She
was afraid you would look down on
her. She loved you in her way re
member that. She is only a child.
She asked me to help her keep your
love, and I wrote them."
He held her hands. "I thank God;"
he answered gravely, "that at least I
can keep my faith in women."
And he was gone.' But Elizabeth
Gray's heart was singing. For she
knew that he would came back, and
that her love for him would find its
reward some day.
IN THE MOVIES
Pathe plans to issue a reel of fash
ions twice a month, and has engaged
Miss Florence Rose, noted fashion
expert, and Mrs. Radner-Lewis, for
mer editor of Harper's Bazaar, to
take charge of the new fashion films.
Sir Beerbohm Tree's film version
of Shakespeare's "Macbeth," recent
ly produced by D. W. Griffith, has
Catherine Burke is the latest ad
dition to the Balboa studios and will
appear oppqsite Henry King.
Kolb & Dill, famous German come
dians, are filming a comedy at the
American studios called "A Million
Peggy Hyland, English stage fa
vorite, scores in her Famous Players
debut in "Saints and Sinners."
Kathlyn Williams does the best
work of her screen career in Selig's
big feature film, "Into the Primitive."
Nona Darkfeather, Lubin's Indian
belle actress, played her first role in
the movies as a Hawaiian princess.
Women of the Philippines make
some of the finest lace in the world
from a strong fiber from pineapple
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