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on arriving the boys had not re
turned. Vera determined to start out
alone to a spot they had not visited.
She remembered a little rocky cove
further down the shore on -the main
land. She put a light on the boat
and started out. Nearing the place
she heard a well-known voice"1 raised
in a cry of distress. A sorrier, more
forlorn pair of pirates were never
seen. They had clambered along the
rocks to an isolated point and the
rising tide had cut them off from the
shore just as they had concluded to
try to swim for safety. Birch Parks
had fallen on the slippery rocks and
either broken or put out of joint a
bone in his ankle. It was so badly
swollen Vera could not telL With
the help of Teddy he was lifted into
the boat, groaning with pain.
No one seemed to be at hand when
they landed, and, the Carr home be
ing nearest, they carried him to the
house and hastily informed the Parks
As soon as possible a car appeared
with Jerry and his distracted mother.
After the first meeting with her boy
she stopped and stared at Mrs. Carr.
"Mabel Thurston!" she cried. "And
here you've been living right near
me and'I didn't know it!' And she
flew at the little woman and hugged
When Jerry and Vera came back
from their wedding tour they
brought gold watches to Birch and
"If it hadn't been for those pi
rates," they said, "we wouldn't have
found the treasure."
SPORTS COATS TO BE WORN
By Betty Brown
This spring and summer the coats
of sport suits are to be worn open.
For this reason the contrasting fac
ing of the collar and reverse extends
to the foot of the coat.
The country club qostume of to
day's illustration is a curious com-r
bination of white wool jersey and
black and white checked velour.
The top of the hat brim is faced
with white to correspond with the
iVyL Fnk r tf Ml
top of the crown. The sheen of the
patent leather pumps adds the final
touch of perfect immaculateness to
this exquisite model,
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