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I just before dmner'Amy- French
S HOW MASON WAS SURPRISED burst into the room bristjinr with
r By Hi Akers news.. ' .
fe "My dear!" she exploded, !itseems
' "Be sure to let me know when you you have landed a whale:'? :
run in to New York," said George "What do yo.u meair2": gasped
nr i x, ' .,, Grace in utter amazement,
Mason to the pretty girl with whom .Iwhy-Mrs Dean says :MrMason
he had just been dancing. must e tJxe son 0j Daniel Jfison $
I "Yes,. I will," she answered. "But you know that mMoriajreiMason!''
s pt I don't think of going in for p. while ' ' ' '
Wj yet. It is too warm." rpC ' x?SL1'
1 Just then George wished he might "V: . ; j .
' jp. - not have to go to New York for some . "t X .3
f ' time. It was more to his liking to .1 t ' ) ' J
v . spend part of the day on the beach V ' A
i ' -talking with this same pretty girl, V. dzflsm&fo. '
nj Grace Parks, and to put in the re- fKmfS
1 . mainder of the time dancing with her - qMBBMS
Grace did, not live in New York, jPra
t" but she had a cousin there, at whose giaSS
home she occasionally visited. The vSafciEI
! i - prospect of being given "a good laC-H
' p . ' time" by young Mason had Its allure- n w u MM-sA j)ffimKM
if . ments to the girl, who had to help WLLMM?ilWtB
out her small incbm'e by teaching aBBfiu.' p IBgi
;': music. Besides, she had begun to "msCMt
"" want to see as much as possible of fJZflmWl!
)" Mason; .to put it plainly, he had be- jlf qjarlll
! - come'rather necessary to her happi- JByBl
7 J- friend, Amy French, the next morn-
K y; ing after the dance, rtdo you know
' "I only know he's a pretty nice
I I' ! chap and I like him. He has just .tjf&S''
", 4. ; graduated from Princeton, and , j.
-i ' and well, that's all I know." y' I
j r J "For the amount of time you two I . J v
f Vi- have been together that doesn't seem hit.- i . i Jlin" j,i
" a great deal to be found out. Don't Think Now I'm Clad It Happened."
; I you know anything about his peo- Grace regarded her. .friend in a
S pie?" .. dazed way without speaking: . . A
i "I don't think we talked about his "Well, what is theJmatter.? Is it V
? people," said Grace quietly. because he iSa whale or you-have
5 !- "It seems not," observed Miss Amy not landed him? Which?"
, V dryiy: "Don't you think- you'd bet- "A little of both, perhaps," an-
tter?" - swered Grace. "I certainly haven't
"I xlon't know," answered Grace, landed him."
drifting off into a kind of blissful "Well, go ahead! Get busy!"
dream in which "people" played no "No I wish you hadn't told me.
part whatever. If those are his people they won't
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