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Mr. Smythe ordered the dinner
and cocktails. I had never tasted
one in my life. I took one sip and
nearly clipked, and although he
urged me I would not taste again.
He drank both his and mine. The
dinner was elaborate and well served.
. Mr. Smythe also drank a small bottle
He began to get more and more fa
miliar and once or twice put his hand
on my shoulder. - I do not know
what he would have done if the
waiter had not kept coming in un
ceremoniously. We were in a private dining room.
At last he told the waiter with an
oath to "keep out"
This frightened me and I said I
could not stay any longer.
"All right," he said, 'let's go to
"But you can't come to my room,"
I remonstrated, ""I have only a hall
"All right," he again said, "we'll go
"Nq, I can't go there."
"BecauseCgood girls don't do those
"Well, what's the use of being
good, it don't get you anywhere. You
will stay in that hall bedroom all
your life if you're good. Leave the
being good to those girls who .have
homes. You can have more fun than
they do if you will only think so."
The man came around the table
and put his arms about me, his face
"with its stifling breath was thrust
-into mine, when the door opened and
the waiter came in.
- With an oath Mr. Smyth tried to
push him out, there was a disgrace
ful fight, the police were called and
we both were sent to the police sta
tion. Mr. Smythe sent to some of his
friends, and furnished bail, and I, al
though I was perfecinnoce'nt, was
locked up all night.
' Please tell me what I am going to
do, dear philanthropic ladies, who do ,
so much 'for those who are physically
Where shali I find the food for my
starving heart? Who will succor my
Where may I meet a man, good
and true, like myself, and make love
honestly without it being misunder
stood? Unless you answer this question
for me and hundreds of girls like me
you are making us old maids or send
ing us to a more dishonorable future.
THIS LITTLE. LASSIE WEARS
VERY CAY STRIPESl
By Betty Brown
Just like big sister's sports suit is
the gayly striped frock of blue and
white linen which a certain little kin
dergarten person will wear when
It is made- as simply as a mother
hubbard, but the empire belt gives it
the dignity of a really, truly dress. A
belt of white patent leather may bo
used instead of the striped belt