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Winifred had charmed him in that
pretty party dress, in the sweet sim
plicity of the real attire Uncle Bryce
had sent her she was, to his devour
ing eyes, simply exquisite.
It was during that next precious
hour that the story of the party dress
came out. There was a coincidental
fatefulness about the incident that
presaged encouragement and hope
for Walton, really free, the very first
time in love. As to Winifred, she felt
like hiding her blushing face even
from the twinkling stars when he
went away, for he spoke words that
opened to her innocent soul a pros
pect of radiant happiness.
Norma came back and was for
given. She was piqued when Walton
met her lame explanation and apolo
gies with a shining face. She had
"expected reproaches, condemnation
from a broken-hearted, discarded
He eased her mind by telling her of
Winifred. And then he went to Wini
fred. And then he went to Winifred
and told of Norma. And, finally, all
loose issues of the fateful complica
tion explained, he told his love to her
and joy reigned supreme.
Why can't a bean be a bean and
let it go at that?
Most beans are beans, except
string beans. But was the string
bean satisfied to be just a bean? No.
It had to grow a string and nearly
And why? Did it have any practi
cal idea in mind when it did it? Has
any string bean ever justified its
string? No. It just did it because
String beans can be denatured
after its back is broken so that it's
almost fit to eat But give a dish of
them a chance at a cheap restaurant
or when your wife's in a hurry and
see what it does to you. It'll tongue
tie you,' that's what it'll do.
However, we have nobody but our
selves to blame for the string bean.
Washington warned us against en
Luther Burbank could deliver us
from the string bean.
Why doesn't he do it?
WARTIME UNIFORM FOR WOMEN
Part ot woman's preparation for
war is this harem trouserette, to be
worn by women who volunteer for
service in the ambulance or aerial
corps. It was introduced at the Chi-?
cago garment makers style revue. It
is of white wash satm. The coat and
"skeleton" skirt are of navy blue velvet.