mother and she said she guessed it
was true and Miss Mayhew will be a
girl that any man had ought to be
proud of. You are sure you aren't my
Uncle Geoffrey?" continued the boy
"No, I'm not your Uncle Geoffrey
just now, but he'll he coming along
"Oh! Are you sure? Do you know
"Harry! Harry!" The mother's
GUINEA HEN ON MILADY'S HAT,
voice was calling. Geoffrey saw her
rise. He whispered hastily:
"Tell them all including Miss
Mayhew that your Uncle Geoffrey's
coming home soon just as soon as
he's shown his worth and made a
man of himself. And would you like
to kiss Uncle Geoffrey's friend?" he
added bending down toward the boy.
And he strode off into the darkness,
whistling. For he knew that Uncle
Geoffrey's fortune had set true.
Now comes the "Blue Bird" hat. It
is a smart style of dark brown panne
velvet with a guinea hen set at a
jaunty angle on the crown front. The
angle is one of the important points
of the fad.
Anxious to marry before their
friends' could find it out, H. L. Mc
Cann of Aurora, HI., and Miss Hazel
Adams of Savanna, found Judge A.
J. Gray in a drug store and the mar
riage ceremony was performed there.
An obliging clerk played the wedding
march on a phonograph.
A gray squirrel skipping along the
high voltage wire which supplies
power to a rubber mill in Rockland,
Mass., connected with its tail a sec
ond wire, causing an explosion which
startled the residents and set fire in
Mrs. Mary Woolsey, age 22, of
Omaha is the mother of seven, sons,
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