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i'SWON BY THE CLOC
fci By C. B. LEWIS.
i W te te fe te te te fe te fe te s
I CUp-slide-fall !
; That was May Palmer and she
fallen on the icy pavement on h
"Heigho ! Got a fall, have you
That was Joseph Farlow, a pal
in a woolen house downtown.
?Tes. I've had a fall," replied :
May as she looked up.
"Come, now, but I shall help
inp," he said as he extended his :
'"There you are, but you can't tal
step alone. Do you live anyw
"Right there," said Miss May as
^pointed to the steps.
"Oh, that is easy. I shall put
arm around your shoulder and
'lean on me, and we go up the step:
safely as you walk a hall floor. I
?we are, and I'll ring the bell for :
,Good evening, madam. I've got to
for it or I shall be two minutes
at the store. See you again someti
Miss May entered the house to i
ibaby for a while, and when she ct
?to explain the accident to her fat
'and mother the father replied wit
j "Say, Til bet you any money t
nman was Joe Farlow. He pas
?along the street twice every day
cept Sunday. They call him the '1
?man Clock,' because he is always
.time. If he ls one minute late at
jstore there is almost a panic. Yes
Imust have been Joe who helped :
up, and you had better look out a
.tie. Joe is a nice looking fellow, t
:he is making more money than t
young man I can mention. I should
.object to having him for a son-In-la^
"Well, he didn't laugh at me, ti
?that was good of him," replied M
May as she went to the medici
.chest to find the bottle of arnica.
: Out of curiosity, of course, she po
?ed herself at a window about the th
;she figured Mr. Joseph Farlow wot
'be due to come along next evenii
\ Mr. Farlow came along. He was
time to the second. There was
smile on his face, as he passed t
house, but he didn't turn his head
?see if anybody was at the window. 1
.knew there was, and that he did n
:even give a glance was a mark in i
vor of Mr. Joseph Farlow.
Some days passed and Miss M
started in her car one day to go to h
?dressmaker's. When the vehicle hi
traversed several blocks, some hea'
trucks got the chauffeur in a pock
land he lost his head for a momei
,He ran the machine into a grocery v?
[Standing at the curb, and there was
?crash and a scream. Joseph Farlo
?was passing at that moment. He hi
?gone to the grocery store on a bus
;ness errand, and he had given himse
?Just so many seconds to get back
\-his woolens. It is doubtful If tl
(trumpet of an elephant or the roar i
?a Hon would have made him halt, bi
the scream Miss May gave stopped hi
.idead in his tracks. He saw her tryir
?to open the door of the auto, and i
three jumps he had the door open ar
?was helping her out saying:
I "It's you again, is it? Well, yot
?chauffeur is not up to the mark. Tc
?will have to walk the rest of the wa;
Wo ice this time, and you won't get
?fall. By-by. I'm due at the store
, And off went Mr. Joseph Farlow, an
;more than one pedestrian got a di
?from his elbows to make up for loi
time. Maybe it was a month lat?
when Mr. Palmer, father of May, sc
in his office one afternoon and youn
Mr. Farlow burst in exclaiming:
"Say, Mr. Palmer, I know you b
.sight and by name, though we neve
shook hands. You can ask any busi
ness man about me. I just called t
say that I want the privilege of cal
lng on your daughter. It has happene
that I met her on two occasions, bu
we have not exchanged names. I ar
a very busy man, but I will try an
spare ten or fifteen minutes som
evening to call and make her acquaint
It was a serious matter, but Mi
?Palmer could not help smiling over it
|He replied that Mr. Farlow might cal
.any evening and remain 15 minutes oi
?three hours if he would. If Miss Maj
ihappened not to be at home thej
could talk over the state of th(
market and smoke a good cigar to
gether. Mr. Farlow thanked him anc
rushed out so Impetuously that he up
set an employee who was coming in.
In about a week Mr. Farlow called
He didn't look at his watch as he sal
down to see if he could spare 14 or IE
minutes, but he was .soon so Interested
that almost half an hour glided away.
Miss May did not know whether she
liked Mr. Farlow or not, even after he
had made half a dozen calls, but he
kept calling so many times that she
finally decided he was the right man.
She answered that way to him, when
he came to the point one evening, and
she was net a bit astonished when he
! "Well, that Is over and I am a very
[happy man; also a very busy one. I
shall probably be detained at the store
! And six months after marriage,
?when May was asked about the
Istrange ways of her husband, she re
"Oh, that is all right When I asked
him for ten dollars this morning to
buy a lot of little things, he threw me
a hundred-dollar bill and said :
"I am two minutes late this morning.
Take the bill and keep the change."
(Copyright, 1917, by tho McClure Newspa
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