"Because I happen to want a sec
retary at $1,500," replied Mr. Stone.
"It is difficult to get a really compe
tent man in Eppingham."
"If you would try me," Frank be
gan. And it did not need the look from
his daughter to induce Mr. Stone to
close with the offer. So well did
Frank stick, indeed, that it was less
than a year before wedding bells in
dicated that the attachment had be
come a family one.
WOMAN NAMED FOR ELECTORAL
MRS CATHERINE W MCCULLOCH.
Mrs McCulloch, Chicago attorney
and suffragist leader, is the first
woman in the history of Illinois pol
itics to be nominated as a presiden
tial elector. Last year she served as
first vice president and legal adviser
of the National American Woman
On the theory that white surround
ings in operating rooms shock pa
tients and affect the vision of sur
geons, a San Francisco doctor has
finished a room in green and buff.
SHE WAS SHOPPING
She had been sitting in the furni
ture shop for nearly two hours, in
specting the stock of linoleums. Roll
atter roll the perspiring assistants
brought out, but still she seemed dis
satisfied. From her dress he judged
her to be a person of wealth and
thought it likely she would have a
good order to give When at last he
had shown her the last roll he paused
"I'm sorry, madam," he said apolo
getically, "but if you could wait I
could get some more pieces from the
factory. Perhaps you would call
The prospective customer gathered
her belongings together and rose
from the chair.
"Yes, do," she said, with a gracious
smile, "and ask them to send you one
or two with very small designs, suit
able for putting in the bottom of a
Mrs. C. R. Brown of Los Angeles,
Cal., has a cat aged 21 years.
Blunt men often make the most
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not live forever.
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