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land. "You brought me here, you 1
helped pull it in."
"And father may get his position
back, now the papers are found!" ex
ulted Rhoda. "Oh, you've brought
nothing but good luck to us!"
The gratitude, the artlessness, the
devotion of the sweet girl overcame
Roland. He took her hand and kiss
ed it like some knight paying his de
voirs to anoble lady. Rhode flushed
"I shall not go away tomorrow,
Rhoda," spoke the artist.
"I am so glad."
"And I think I had better see this
Judge Wharton about the papers at
"What did the judge say? 'eager
ly inquired Rhoda, when Roland re
joined her an hour later.
"He says that your father can re
turn to his position he insists on
dividing the reward between you and
myself. Rhoda, darling," and Roland
took her hand and drew her towards
him, "I love the roses here, and the
pretty brooks, and the grand old
trees, and you, Rhoda, most of all!
Shall I stay?"
No verbal reply was needed. She
had nestled down into his brave;
strong arms, oy, devotion, happiness
in her lovely face.
(Copyright, 1916, W. G. Chapman)
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
Sept 27, 1717. The French gov
ernment separated the Illinois coun
try from, Canada and placed it un
der the jurisdiction of the province
A SENSIBLE START
The couple were married at the
home of the bride's parents, where
they will remain until the bridegroom
gets a job. Centralia, Mo., Courier.
Meliss Weeks of Chester, Mass.,
age 70, only recently became owner
of the first "store hat" she ever wore.
The "creation" was given her by the
selectmen of the town
ISN'T THIS 'GATOR THE CUTEST?
Oh, see the pretty little alligator
adorning the dress of Miss Amparito.
Farrar, cousin of Geraldihe, the fa
mous comic opera star! Better get
a live one right now and tie him
around your neck with a pink rib
bon if you want to "belong," because
Miss Farrar touts this as a'fad,