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serena was very happy. Aside
from a delicious sense of being a
party to a mysteryj the marked at
tentions of Mapleton pleased her.
Dawning love made her life very
It further came about that Maple
ton was gradually exchanging the
role of a friend for that of a lover.
Serena made a confidante of her
"So the old hood has brought an
interesting romance into your life?"
smiled the old lady, and Serena was
glad she had worn it.
"I have always longed to ask you
a question," Serena remarked to her
welcome visitor one evening.
"Indeed, and what is that?" asked
Mapleton. "About that packet I have won-
"WE'LL LIVE SIMPLY," SAYS THE
BRIDE OF YOUNG FORD
ED5ELL & MR5.F0RD
Mrs. Edsell Ford, bride of Henry
Ford's only son, says she will have
a simple home, in spite of Ford's
wealth. She was Miss Eleanor E.
Clay, one of Detroit's most beautiful
girls. She was not a society, girl.
The Fords were married after five
years of friendship.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
Nov. 8, 1748. A record-breaking
crop was reported in Illinois. This
region was depended upon to furnish
grain, supplies, cattle, etci, to the set
tlements in the lower Mississippi valley.
dered what they could be that you
seemed to regard it with so much im
portance." "The documents it contained are
ashes now," said Mapleton. "As to
what they were, I can never impart
that secret save to two persons."
Serena looked inquiringly expec
tant. "You mean?" she intimated.
"My sister and my wife."
"Your wife?" repeated Serena in-,
nocently, and then she blushed deep
ly. Mapleton leaned toward her and
took her hand in his.
"Serena," he asked, love ineffable
in his eyes, "will you give me the
right to impart the secret I should
like you to know?" and within the
hour fair Serena knew the story of
the mysterious packet
OPERA STAR IS WED TO NEW
Mrs. Harry Brainerd.
Mrs. Brainerd, formerly Olive
Fremstad, grand opera prima "don
na, recently married Harry Brain
erd, New York musician and .mem
ber of a noted Connecticut family.
This is her second marriage.