bank bills. This he placed in the
safe, relocked it, went to the bank,
found some of the clerks there and
placed the money envelope in their
charge on a trust receipt.
Two nights later the mayor's office
was burglarized, the safe blown
open. Two days later three men were
arrested in a neighboring city for
passing counterfeit money. One of
them was Gene Partin and he never
Somehow the wisdom and pru
dence of the mayor leaked out and
he received an ovation. He told
Myra confidentially of how her part
in bringing Boyce to his notice had
defeated the looters.
"You deserve to be mayor," hevle
clared. "You may be mayoress, if
you will say the word, Myra. Do I
deserve the happiness I crave?"
"You could have asked me that
question long since," said Myra.
"And you would have said?"
"Yes, of course," answered Myra,
and the official lips greeted her loyal
ones with the first love kiss.
(Copyright, 1916, W. G. Chapman.)
FADS AND FASHIONS
By Betty Brown
Fur sleeves in cloth and satin
gowns is the latest madness of the
fur-mad fashion makers. Some of
the loveliest gowns you'll see on the
Fifth avenue promenade have long,
wide sleeves pt seal, mole or other
A mild form of the fur craze may
be indulged in bywearing a narrow
strap of seal, beaver or mole around
the neck where the once popular vel
vet band was worn. The fur band
is really smart when worn with a
Gayest and most gorgeous things
you'll see in the shops these days are
the handbags you can't bead them
and braid them and fur band them
too much. 'Handsome ones are made
01 raisiey top, wiin a six-incn Dana i
of seal at the bottom; a black velvet!
bag banded with mole is a lovely
Hats are so very simple in line and
in trimming elegance is gained by
using rich materials, silk, velvet, ve
lour and fur. The hat on which
Fashion smiles just now is the small
NOTE COLLAR HAT, TOO
By Betty Brown
Don't let your eye linger too long
on this sailor hat even though it is
the "newest thing in millinery." I
sketched this pretty maiden for the
sole benefit of showing you her new
Sometimes it is made of sheer lin
gerie, sometimes of heavy silk or
satin; sometimes it is in white, but
more often in brick red, pale green
or some of the orchid tints.
It is made to slip under the neck
of the coat rather than 'over it the
jabot, the crooked little strap and the
big novelty buttons make this a right
stylish little collar. Black velvet
makes the hat the band is hand
stenciled ribbon, the buckle bronze.
"JELLY" CRAPE JUICE
Any grape jelly makes the most
delicious and clearest of grape juice.
Dilute three or four tablespoons of,
the jelly in a glass of water.
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