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the pocket of Don, fearing he would
lose it He had left it in the desk
when he went away, planning to
write his father, should Don recover.
He had never known that, along with
some proofs in the envelope that the
plant owner owed him money, Don
had inclosed the thousand dollars he
Don got well, and as there was
some basis to the money claims of
that reckless young man, he was not
prosecuted. Vital good came out of
his rigorous experience, for he mend
ed his ways and became reconciled
to his uncle.
The brave little defender of Barry,
loyal Helen Marvin, was filled with
joy at the establishment of the inno
cence of her favorite friend. He
could not but hear of it, and went to
see her the second day after his re
turn to Virden.
"You were stanch and true, as you
always were, Helen," he said.
"Do you think I could mistrust
you, Barry, after knowing you all
these years?" she asked simply.
"No, dear, and "
He paused the word had been
spoken not so unthinkingly as natu
rally. For she was his "dear," and there
with, having broken -the ice, he told
her so, and she was content.
(Copyright, 1916, W. G. Chapman.)
FASHION'S FRILLS AS BETTY
BROWN SEES THEM
By Betty Brown
Soutach. braid applied in intricate
patterns adorns many summer
gowns of voile or light silk. Many
smart sailor hats of silk or felt are
braided in soutach, too.
A cravat of narrow black velvet
ribbon and bracelets of narrow black
velvet that snap on over frilled cuffs
of a summery blouse are fetching.
The petticoat is no longer a mere
underskirt It is as "perfectly love
ly" as the summer frock iself. One of
these new "petties" is soft white taf
feta with a low bodice cut in one
f with the skirt. Bands of black and
white taffeta are set on between rows
From Paris comes "sets" of pan
talettes and princess slip in coral,
gold or China blue "organdie. '
THE "FLOWER-POT" HAT IS NEW
By Betty Brown.
"Just like a flower pot standing
on its head," you'll say.
"But if a flower pot is becoming,
why not stand it-on its head on your
head?" retorts Mme. Milliner.
This "flower-pot" is almost brim
less. The towering crown is black
satin, trimmed with a band of gross
grain ribbon and two uncurled os
trich tips, held at the back with a
tailored bow of ribbon.
The sleeveless fur coat with its
Louis 15th collar is one of the many
fantastic little "wraps" with which
Dame Fashion will enfold her fa
vorites next winter. It's seal, bro
caded with green and blue beads
velvet would look just as well and
such a difference in the pricej