make these poor creatures be
"Will you let me talk to him?" he
"Will you promise not to "
He broke in on her appeal. "Have
not I already promised? Take me to
him. I will get the valise."
"jno: nor sne protested, "i muse
1 first find out if he will see you. I will
call vnn nn at 7 nnri tell vnu " And
pjj- not waiting for further words she
rose ana left tne place.
Whitbeck was torn with conflict
ing emotions. He was about to try
to save the man she loved, no doubt
a creature in no way worthy of such
a woman. When the time drew near
he stayed in his room, watching for
, uiie ring ul uie ituepiiuiie, uui uie
minutes ucKea on unui o ciock was
passed. He gave a start when it rang.
She had not been able until then to
persuade him to let Whitbeck come.
She would meet him at the uptown
side of the Fulton street subway sta
tion at 9 o'clock.
True to her word she was there
when Whitbeck appeared with the
valise. She took him several blocks
away to an old red brick house, and
letting herself in with a latchkey,
they were soon in a room at the
back. A young man with a set, de
fiant face met them.
"If you've come to preach to me,"
he said, "it's no use."
"I've not come for that I want to
(k xieip uu. jtxxivu me. x xueau n.
$r "Mary said you were that kind.
She's a god sister and "
Hk "Sister!" broke in Whitbeck.
"Yes, she was afraid to tell you
Whitbeck was too excited to listen.
Being so excited it is not easy to
chronicle how he asked her to be his
wife, how she consented and how the
brother-in-law became quite as val
uable in the office as she had been.
(Copyright, 1917, W. G. Chapman.)
There are 263,315 girl stenogra
phers and typewriters in the TJ. Si
IN GRANDMA'S FAVORITE SILK
By Betty Brown
Black taffeta becomes something
new and strange when built into
spring street suits. This ancient and
durable material is not for "grand
mothers, this season, but for blonde
beauties in their teens.
Consider the" shallow broad curie
of the neck of the pictured gown, for
you will have to get used to it,
whether you, admire it or not
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