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Something in her face encouraged
Arnold to sit down beside her, his
broad shoulder half supporting her.
"When you feel a little stronger,"
he spoke, "you must let me help you
"There there is something to tell,
you first," she said, and there she
broke down, covering her face with
her hands. Then she removed them,
but her eyes evaded his quick, eager
"Today," she continued, and her
voice sank almost to a whisper, "to
day I went to a show "
He stared. Was she becoming de
lirious? Ada was trembling. She
had to pause for a moment
"To a show," she resumed, "and
bought a ticket, and it it was one of
a lot cut from a letter I wrote that
missed the ma'il brother mistake.
It should have gone to you."
He thrilled, even amid her incohe
rency. Arnold caught a hint of the
"Do you mean that an answer to
that letter of mine miscarried?" he
asked, his soul in her-eyes.
"Yes, that was it, and "
"And the letter said?"
She met his glance now. It was
all that was needed, for in the depths
of those bonny blue eyes Arnold
Leith read love ineffable.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
Feb. 5, 1838. A 10-acre tract of
unimproved school land in McLean
county was sold for 80 cents an acre.
SOCIETY BUDS DEBUT AT CHARITY BALL
Three of the most popular debutantes in Washington, D. C, shown
here, "came out" at the charity ball of the Junior league. Left to right the
Misses Minna Blair and Adelaide and Margaret Tuttle,