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And then he suggested that, as
she was not going to the lawn party
and as he did not care for the func
tion, a moonlight run around the
lake would delight him, and so it
Blanche Reed quizzed Edna indus
triously after learning of three of
these auto trips that had taken place
in one week. She upbraided her for
monopolizing this particular star of
the village social life. But Edna was
noncommittal and only 'innocent,
happy and contented.
There came the day that called Dr.
Trevor back to his duties in the city.
Quite an ovation was given him that
evening by Miss Reed and her coterie
of special friends. Edna was not
present at the function. She sat in
the garden of the little home, feeling
sure that the last good-by of Dr. Tre
vor would be for herself.
He came swinging along in the
mellow moonlight, cheery and hope
ful. He took her hand, after he had
spoken a few words.
"Dear little hand!" he said, and
kissed it reverentially, "bearing the
thorns that others may have the
roses. Let it guide me in silent paths
of duty that have made your life so
sweet and true!"
A mail-order house recently re
ceived the following letter from a
"I am returning the twin-baby car
riage I ordered last month. Please
send a single carriage in its place.
This is an argument against pre
When Alex Olaf Olsson's mother-,
in-law took the stand and testified to
his good behavior, Superior Judge
Busick of Sacramento, Cal., said fur
ther testimony was unnecessary to
qualify him for examination for citi
zenship. "When a man's mother-in-law
testifies to his good character, it
Is enough," Judge Busick said.
WOMEN WHO WORK TO BE THE
SUBJECT OF TALK
MRS RAYMOND ROBINS
Mrs. Robins is president of the
National Womas Trade Union
league and will talk on "The Call of
the Working Woman for the Protec
tion of Woman's Vote" at the big
suffrage convention at Atlantic City,
Sept. 6 to 10.
Cleanest town in the world is said
to be Broek, Holland. The yards and
streets are paved with bricks of dif
ferent colors and kept so scrupulous
ly clean that a lady could, in fine
weather, walk anywhere in white
satin slippers without fear of soiling t