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20,000 in full today and I now deliv
er it to you."
"But the trial this compounding
a felony " began Mr. Bentley.
"Nothing of the sort," was the
prompt reply. "I refused all com
promise and left them to face -whatever
prosecution might continue.
Yesterday Clancey fled the country.
There is the satisfaction, at least, of
having driven this knave out of busi
ness." "You you will come and see us
once in a while, I hope," spoke
Edena, when the details of the set
tlement for Watson's services were
completed, and in the kind invitatiori
lay the commencement of a friend
ship that ripened into love.
(Copyright, 1916, W. G. Chapman.)
DAZZLE THE EYE
Girls, here is the last dash in foot decorations spats in fascinating;
attention-attracting stripes. These variegated' adornments for the pedal
extremities must be worn by those who wish to be up to the second in the.
realm of fashion. The two designs above are in satin and moire stripes.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
Dec. 4, 178Z Announcement was
made that the state of Virginia had
appointed three commissioners to
investigate the conditions in the
western counties, particularly Illi
nois, where the inhabitants were
complaining of great disorder and in
justice. , o o
Of all colors, red is most conspicu
ous at a distance,
did you know-
to get mixed up with a runaway
horse you may be laid up for six
weeks or more, but to run away with
a horse you may be laid up-for six
years or more?
Once upon a tyme a woman baked
a cake and found no fault with ye
cake. There was nothing wrong
with ye oven or ye frosting.