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Loeb said, resenting my mild satire.
"I never proceed without investiga
tion. I saw at once that my firs't
selection was good material to work
on and I started to test her.
"I studied her for three -or four
weeks,' (just as study a business
"I found her about-50-50 50 per
cent mentality ancfjBO per cent fem
My next demand was character,
then compatibility and tempera
ment I required temperament op
posite to mine. I am a brusque, out
spoken fellow and need some one
who is slow to anger, diplomatic and
"And ytfu found her?
"And I found her."
"The perfect woman?"
"The perfect woman."
"And what about love?" I asked.
He grinned like a schoolboy. "That
is up to her. 'I've told her Hhe can,
use all the feminine tricks she wants
to now. I've made up my mind."
The telephone bell rang.
Tlello," he called harshly. "Oh,
hello," his voice softening percepti
bly. He put -his hand over the mouth
piece and looked at me delightedly.
"It's she, now," he said, and contin
ued talking. ,
Loeb is closely guarding the iden
tity of his choice.
LOEB'S CHOICES WHICH DO YOU PREFER?
"Oh, I think he's a forceful young
Esther Andrews held a telephone
conversation with the first choice) of
the man who advertised for a wife,
the woman he calls perfect, and se
cured from him a letter written by I
his cnoice. i no conversation ana
letter give an idea of the type of
women Loeb selected as eligible from
among thousands of applicatipns.
The names of th'e choices are kept
secret by Loeb.
A TALK WITH CHOICE NO. 1
"How' do you like being courted in
such a business-like fashion?" Miss
Andrews asked over the telephone.
A sweet voice said: "Oh, that ele
ment has entirely disappeared now.
But I didn't mind it It was so hon
est and unique. You know in this
little, old world of ours everything is
so cut and dried and it is so seldom
you find anything new or different, it
just appealed 'to me "for that reason.
But it's no longer a matter of busi
ness. You've seen mm ana ao you
think it is? Tell me, what do you
think of him, anyway, just as one!
woman to another?
man," Miss Andrews replied.
A LETTER FROM QHOICE NO. 2.
Eagle BUtte, S. Dakota.
'My Dear Mr. Loeb Half across
the continent I read of your interest
ing Belt What pleasure to combine
romance with adventure. Loving the
carfree life, have chosen to live"
among the hills of a prairie and ride,
ride over the buttes through the end
less stretch of pasture, so you-see I
would not care to be a society leader
and observe the conventionalities.
Being a graduate nurse in the In
dian service Will be sufficient refer
ence to my good qualities and also
looks. Am also the youngest trained
nure in 'the service. -
The North,' American Indian iB so
wild, would enjoy Uvurffln the South '
American jungle, also being. & vio
linist, would charm the stray wild
Honinc to make your acaualn-
Flance, that you will write and tell, me
you nave receiyed my .letter. Pa
tiently yours, .
HER NEwTwiNTER CdAT
BY BETTY BROHN i winter clothes. The answer to the
Just by, way of "preparedness" the coat part of the question iav the-
gchool girl is studying the problem o ' fltraifiht-lineaV wide-flarftuc ion coat