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, She looked up, startled, for some
one was approaching. She hurried
ly brushed the tears from her eyes.
Then, with clear, astonished vision
she recognized Ward Evans!
The hue of health was-in. his face.
He was a changed man. He came
forward with extended hand. He
noted the shock of his unexpected
presence, and in his usual quiet way
sought to reassure her.
"My grave," he said, with a slight
smile. "The error in my identifica
tion was worth while to prove that I
have one devoted friend in the
"And they said you were dead
and I oh, I remembered!"
"Bless you!" he spoke solemnly.
"Perhaps your thoughts and your
prayers guided and protected me."
She took his proffered arm. A hush,
holy, serene, fell across them as they
proceeded down the tree-shaded path
and into the full glowing sunlight,
and in his heart of hearts Ward Ev
ans felt that in this congenial spirit
he had found a life-long companion
THE NEW IN CHANCE
A lean, seedy-looking, thirsty man
walked into a saloon the other day
and somewhat hesintatingly ordered
refreshments. When the barkeeper
had filled the order, his patron
reached into a pocket and question
ingly deposited a large Irish potato
"Yes, sir," said the barkeeper,
withdrawing his hand from a peck
measure at the rear, "and here's your
three beans in change."
ELABORATE TUCKS MAKE THIS
FROCK LOOK SIMPLE
By Betty Brown
"Simplicity itself!" is the natural
exclamation at first sight of the
charming Georgette crepe frock pic
tured today. But when analyzed its
exquisiteness is found to be due to an
elaborate arrangement of pleats and
tucks, Of especial value in produc
ing the "straight-line" effect are the
box pleats, which extend from the
shoulder to the hem. The dress is
collarless, and except for the tassels
and girdle is quite free from decora
tion with a different material,