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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 19, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 14

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MY SUMMER SEARCH FOR LOVE TRUE STORY
OF THE POOR GIRL WITHOUT A HOME
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THIS SORRQWFOL PLACE OF DEATH TO "BE. MftKINO LOE.?)
BY ETHEL C-
Chapter IV.
I was deathly afraid my experi
ence in the molor car would come
to my, landlady's ears. Fortunately
she did not hear me come home. I
tried to be especially nice to her, and
when she asked me to go to church
with her Sunday morning I accept
ed with alacrity.
A very nice-looking young man
seated us, and afterward came and
sat in the same pew. After church
he waited so pointedly that my land
lady had to introduce us. After a lit
tle conversation he asked me if I
would be at church that evening. I
immediately said I would. -
He escorted me home, and for
three or four Sundays he never
failed to walk with me to my door
after each service.
One late September afternoon be
asked me if I would take a street car
ride with him after the early Sun
day dinner.
I was very glad to go, for only, a
girl in a hall bedroom realizes how
lonely a Sunday afternoon can be
when she knows that all parlors of
the rich and poor in town are filled
with laughing boys and girls.
Jack called for me about 2 o'clock
and we took a ride toward the sub
urbs. After we had gone about three
or four miles we came to a cemetery
and Jack said: "Let's get out and
walk through it."
I smiled to myself, for I-had often
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