hands. An automobile had driven up
noiselessly, and, until now, unob
served by the fistic party.
"My dear Miss Hazelwood!" spoke
Clayton, edging nimbly as a jumping
jack toward the front seat where sat
the peerless blonde.
"My dear Miss Hazelwood!" ex
claimed Bliss, approaching the rear
seat, where sat a brunette of star
Then light began to dawn on the
"You naughty boy! You have been
fighting!" pronounced the blonde
Miss Hazelwood severely.
"Our daily exercise," declared
Bliss, and then vClayton introduced
his Miss Hazelwood to Bliss, and the
latter went through the same cere
mony with his brunette charmer.
And then the truth came out: There
were two Miss Hazelwoods, cousins,
and the foolish rivals had not real
ized until now, that in their haste
they had battled over two young la
dies in two different towns, who had,
however, been companions on a mu
tual vacation trip.
On invitation the young men got
into the automobile. Bliss, in the
rear seat, was holding the hand of
his enamorata, when across it stole
that of Clayton from the front seat
"I don't deserve it, Bliss," its own
er said contritely, "but try to treat
me humanely after my stupid mis
take." "like a brother," promised Bliss
'heartily, and gave the confiding hand
under his own added pressure.
(Copyright, 1917, W. G. Chapman.)
Spare ribs is a very considerate
meat. It grows its own handles. '
It comes to the table grouped
around convenient bones. And it sits
up on the plate and behaves itself
while it's being eaten.
Would to heaven we could say as
much for chicken wings.
We have always suspected that the
chicken heard about the arrange
ment the hog had made with his ribs,
started out to grow its bones ac
cordingly and made a botch of it.
But the chicken did better witiMts
bones than some food, at that. Look
at fish. And even the hog fell tiown
on some points. As instance, pig
SOCIETY WOMAN AIDS GARDEN
CAMPAIGN IN MICHIGAN
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!.mr.s . c.e. Hamilton
Led by Mrs.' Claud B. Hamilton, a
prominent Grand Rapids, Mich., so
ciety woman, club women dealt a
blow at the high cost of living when
they secured 800 plots of land to be
used for garden by needy citizens.
More than 300 lots owned "by the city
were included in the total.
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