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' "Tabby," answered Alison simply.
"You mean "
"She came crawling into our
house all covered with blood. It made
me uneasy. I came here and "
"Then you live near here?" began
- "The second next house."
' "I never knew that before."
"No," murmured Alison confused
ly, "I never told you nor that Tab
by is my cat. You see, the day I came
here it was after Tabby. I neVer
dreamed of going to work for you,
but you so encouraged me you
were so nice " j
"Thank you!" bowed Morse, with
his customary bright Bmile.
"I did not like to take Tabby away.
She seemed to like you so. She has
visited us daily, too, you see."
"Your tabby," spoke Morse
thoughtfully. Then the circumstanc
es focussed up forcibly all he had
known and appreciated of this ster
ling young woman- during their har
monious companionship. "Dear Miss
Scoville," he continued earnestly,
"let us make it 'our' tabby.""
And, with the month of roses and
honeymoons, Alison Scoville was his
A NEW DISEASE
He was middle-aged and untravel
ed. For 45 years he had lived in the
country. At last he made a trip to
There, the first time in his life, he
saw a school girl go through her
gymnastic exercises for the amuse
ment of the little ones at home. After
gazing at her with looks of interest
and compassion for some time, he
asked a boy who was standing near
if she had fits.
"No," the boy replied. "Them's
"Ah, how sad!" said the man.
"How long's she had 'em?"
Until recently every officer in the
Russian army was of the nobility,
Jhe middle class being excluded.
ADAMLESS EDEN GIVES WOMEN
A CHANCE TO PLAY
MISS ETHEL WALKER
Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 8. "Aban
don e all men who enter here!"
This might well be he motto over
the portals of a cornerof Budd park,
set aside for women only.
Man is as welcome as a burglar in
this AdSmless section.
But wait! One brand of Adam
the laborer who rolls the tennis
courts and mows the lawns is al
lowed to enter.
Away from the prying eyes of men
Kansas City women romp on the
grass or play tennis and basketball
in boyish bloomers, if they wish.
Miss Ethel Walker, recreation sec
retary, thinks up stunts for the girls
Men of Kansas City mean enough
to predict the Adamless Eden idea
wouldn't be a success have another
guess coming. ,
Some people seem to think-that
others expect too xauclLof them.