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The Hollow
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"Not a bit of it," she sr.id. "He
may be charged to profit ard loss In
Leslie's books. This part of the letter
will Interest you,'' she went on, aB
If all that had gone before was of
no Importance to him. " '1 hear inter
esting news concerning you, my dear j
girl. My heartiest congratulations If
It Is all true. Brandy is one in a mil- j
Hon. I have hoped all along to have
him aB a full-fledged brother-in-law, If
that's the way you'd put it. Father .
writes that every one is talking about
It, and saying what a fine thing It is. j
He has a feeling of delicacy about ap- j
proachlng you In the matter, and I I
fancy it's just as well until everything
Booth Was Startled by Her Appear
ance. Is settled. I wish you'd let me make
a suggestion, however. Wouldn't it
be wise to let us all get together and
talk over the business end of the
game? Brandy's a fine chap, a corker,
In fact, but the question is: has he
got It in him to take Chains' place in
the Ann? You've got to consider the
future as well as the present, my dear.
We all do. With hia artistic tempera
ment he might play hob with your in
, tereste, and ours too, for that matter.
Wouldn't It be wise for mo to sound
Wm a bit before we take him into the
firm? Forgive me for suggesting this,
but, as you know, your interests are
mine, and I'm terribly kt-en about see
ing you get the best of everything.
By the way, wasn't he a bit gone on
Hetty? Passing fancy, of course, and
not deep enough to hurt anybody.
Good old Brandy!'"
"There Is more, Brandon, but It's
of no consequence," ehe said, tossing
the letter upon the table. "You see
how the land lays."
Booth was pale with annoyance.
"By Jove, Sara, what an insufferable
ass he is!"
"The shoe pinches?"
"Oh, it's such perfect rot! I'm
sorry on your account. Have you ever
heard of such gall?"
"Oh, he Is merely acting as the fam
ily spokesman. I can see them now
In solemn conclave. They think It
their indisputable right to select a
husband for me, to pass upon him, to
accept or decline him as they see fit,
to say whether he Is a proper man to
bang up his hat and coat in the offices
of Wrandall & Co."
"Do you mean to say "
"Let's not talk about it, Brandon.
It la too silly."
They fell to discussing her plans for
the immediate future, although the
minds of both were at work with
something else.
"Now that I have served my pur
pose, I suppose you will not care to
see so much of me," she said, as he
prepared to take leave of her.
"Served your purpose? What do
you mean?"
"I should have put it differently.
You have been most assiduous in your
efforts to force the secret from me.
It has been accomplished. Now do
you understand?"
"That Isn't fair, Sara," he protest
ed. "If you'll let me come to see you,
in spite of what the gossips and Mr.
Redmond Wrandall predict, you may
be sure I will be as much in evidence
as ever. I suppose I have been a bit
of a nuisance, hanging on as I have."
"I admire your perseverance. More
than that, I admire your courage In
accepting the situation as you have.
I only hope you may win her over to
your way of thinking, Brandon.
Goodby."
"I shall go up to town tomorrow,
Tilt and bag. When shall I see you?
We have a great deal left to talk about
before I sail."
"Come when you like."
"You really want me to come?"
"Certainly."
He studied her pale, tired face for
a mpment, and then shook his head.
"You must take care of yourself," he
Bald. "You are unstrung. Get a good
rest and and forget certains things If
you can. Everything will come out
all rjgb( in the end."
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"It depends on what one 1b willing
to accept as the end," he said.
CHAPTER XIX.
The Hollow of Her Hand.
When Booth called In the afternoon
at Sara's apartment, he was met by
the news that she was quite ill and
could see no one not even him. The
doctor had been summoned during the
night and had returned in the morn
ing, to find that she had a very high
temperature. The butler could not
enlighten Booth further than this,
except to add that a nurse was com
ing In to take charge of Mrs. Wran
dall, more for the purpose of watching
her symptoms than for anything else,
he believed. At least, so the doctor
had said.
Two days passed before the dis
tressed young man could get any defi
nite news concerning her condition.
He unconsciously began to think of it
as a malady, not a mere illness, due
of course to a remark Carroll had
dropped when Sara had told him tho
whole truth of the 'tragedy and of
her own vindictive plans. It was
Carroll himself who gave a definite re
port of Sara. He met the lawyer com
ing away from the apartment when he
called to Inquire.
"She isn't out of her head, or any
thing like that," said Carroll uneasily,
"but she's in a bad way, Booth. I'll
tell you what I think Is troubling her
more than anything ebe. Down In her
heart she realizes that Hetty Castle
ton has got to be brought face to face
with the Wrandalls."
"The deuce you say!"
"Today I saw her for the first time.
Almost Immediately she asked me If
I thought the WrandallB would treat
Hetty fairly if they ever found out
tho truth about her. I said I thought
they would. I didn't have the heart
to tell her that their grievance un
doubtedly would be shifted from Hetty
to her, and that they wouldn't be like
ly to forgive her for the stand she'd
taken. She doesn't seem to care, how
ever, what the Wrandalls think of her.
By the way, have you any influence
over Hetty Castleton?"
"I wish I were sure that I had," said
Booth.
"Do you think she would come if you
sent her a cablegram?"
"I am going over "
"She will have your letter In a
couple of days, according to Sara, who
6eems to have a very faithful corre
spondent In the person of that maid.
I shudder to think of the cable tolls
In the past few months! I sometimes
wonder if the maid suspects anything
more than a loving interest In Miss
Castleton. What I was about to sug
gest Is this: Couldn't you cable her on
Friday saying that Sara is very 111?
This Is Tuesday."
"I will cable, of course, but Sara
must not know that I've done it."
"Can you come to my office tomor
row afternoon?"
"Yes. Tomorrow night I shall go
over to Philadelphia, to be gone till
Friday. I hope it will not be necessary
for mo to stay longer. You never can
tell about these operations."
"I trust everything will go well,
Brandon."
Several things of note transpired
before noon on Friday.
The Wrandalls arrived from Eu
rope, without the recalcitrant colonel.
Mr. Redmond Wrandall, who met them
at the dock, heaved a sigh of relief.
"He will be over on the Lusltania,
next sailing," said Leslie, who for
some reason best known to himself
wore a troubled look.
Idr. Wrandall'a face fell. "I iope-
not," he said, much to the Indignation
of his wife and the secret uneasiness
of his son. "These predatory connec
tions of the British nobility"
"Predatory!" gasped Mrs. Wrandall.
" are a blood-sucking lot," went on
the old gentleman firmly. "If he
comes to New York, Leslie, I'll stake
my head he won't be long in borrowing
a few thousand dollars from each of
us. And he'll not seek to humiliate us
by attempting to pay It back. Oh, I
know them."
Leslie swallowed rather hard.
"What's the news here, dad?" he asked
hastily. "Anybody dead?"
"Sara Is quite ill, I hear. Slow fever
of Borne sort, Carroll tells me."
Is she going to marry Brandy
Booth?" asked his son.
Mr. Wrandail's face stiffened. "I
fear I was a lttje lmsty In my conclu
sions, Brandon came to the office a
few days ago and informed me in
rather plain words that there is abso
lutely nothing in the report."
"The deuce you say! 'Gad, I wrote
her a rather intimate letter " Leslie
got no farther than this. He was
somewhat stunned and bewildered by
his private reflections.
Mr. Wrandall was lost in study for
some minutes, paying no attention to
the remarks of the other occupants of
the motoi that whirled them across
town.
"By the way, my dear," he said to
his wife, a trifle Irrelevantly, "don't
you think It would be right for you
and Vivian to drop in this afternoon
and see Sara? Just to lot her know
that she Isn't without"
"It's out of the question, Redmond,"
said his wife, a shocked expression in
her face as much as to say that ho
muBt bo quite out of his head to sug
gest such a thing. '"WorBhall bo dread
fully busy for several days, unpacking
and well, doing all sortB of necessary
things."
"She is pretty sick, I hear," mumbled
be.
"Hasn't she got a nurse?" demanded
his wife.
"I merely offered the. suggestion In
order"
"Well, we'll see her next week. Any
other newB?"
"Mrs. Booth, Brandon's mother, was
operated on for something or other
day before yesterday."
"Oh, dear! The poor thing! Where?"
"Philadelphia, of course."
"I wonder if let me see, Leslie,
Isn't there a good train to Philadel
phia at four o'clock? I could go "
"Really, my dear," said her hus
band sharply.
"You forget how busy we are, moth
er," said Vivian, without a smile.
"Nonsense!" said Mrs. Wrandall, in
considerable confusion. ".Was it a seri
ous operation. Redmond?"
He Met the Lawyer Coming Away
From the Apartment.
I "They cut a bone out of her nose,
that's all. Brandon says her heart Is
weak. They were afraid of the ether.
She's all right, Carroll says."
"Goodness!" cried Mrs. Wrandall.
One might have suspected a note of
disappointment to her voice.
"I shall go up' to see Sara this after
noon," said Vivian calmly. "What's
the number of her new apartment?"
"You have been up to see her, of
course," said Mrs. Wrandall acidly.
He fidgetted. "I didn't hear of her
illness until yesterday."
"I'll go up with you, Viv," said Lea
lie. "No, you won'V said his sister flat
ly. "I'm going to apologize to her for
something I eald to Brandon Booth.
You needn't tag along, Les."
At half-past five in the afternoon,
the Wrandall limousine stopped in
front of the tall apartment building
near the park, a footman jerked open
the door, and Miss Wrandall stepped
out. At the same moment a telegraph
messenger boy paused on the sidewalk
to compute the artistic but puzzling
numerals on the imposing grilled doors
of the building.
Miss Wrandall had herself an
nounced by the obsequious doorman,
and stood by in patience to wait for
the absurd rule of the house to be
carried out: "No one could get In
without being announced from below,"
said the doorman.
"I c'n get in all right, all right," said
the messenger boy, "I got a tellygram
for de loidy."
"Go to tho rear!" exclaimed the
doorman, with some energy.
While Miss Wrandall waited in
Sara's reception hall on the tenth floor,
the messenger, having traversed a
more devious route, arrived with his
message.
Watson took the envelope and told
him to wait. Five minutes passed.
Miss Wrandall grew very uncomfort
able under the persistent though com
plimentary gaze of the street urchin.
He stared at her, wide-eyed and ad
miring, his tribute to the glorious. She
stared back occasionally, narrow-eyed
and reproving, her tribute to the gro
tesque. I "Will you please step Into the drawing-room,
Miss Wrandall," said Wat
son, returning. He led her across the
small foyer and threw open a door.
She passed Into the room beyond.
i Then he turned to the boy who stood
beside the ball seat, making change
for a quarter as he approached.
I "Here," he said, handing him the re
ceipt book and a dime, "that's for
. you." He dropped the quarter Into hie
own pocket, where it mingled with
, coins that were strangers to it up to
that instant, and imperiously closed
the door behind the boy who failed to
say "thank you." Every man to hie
trade!
There was a woman in the drawing
room when Vivian entered, standing
well over against the windows with
her back to the light. The visitor
stopped short in surprise. She bad
expected to find her sister-in-law in
bed, attended by a politely superior
person In pure white.
"Why, Sara," she began, "I am so
glad to see you are up and-"
The other woman came forward.
"But I am not Sara, Miss Wrandall,"
she said, in a well-remembered voice.
"How do you do?"
Vivian found herself looking into
the face of Hetty Castleton. Instantly
ebe extended her band
"This is a surprise!" she exclaimed.
"When did you return? Leslie told
me your plans were quite settled when
ho saw you In Lucerne. Oh, I seel Of
course! How stupid of mo. Sara Bent
for you."
"She has been quite 111," said Het
ty, non-commlttally. "We got in yester
day. I thought my place was here,
naturally."
"Naturally," repeated Vivian, in a
detached sort of way. "How Is she
today? May I see her?"
"She is very much better. In fact,
she is sitting up in her room." A warm
flush suffused her face, a shy smile ap
peared In her eyes. "She is receiving
two gentlemen visitors, to be perfectly
honest, Miss Wrandall, her lawyer, Mr.
Carroll, and Mr. Booth."
They were Beated side by side on
the uncomfortable Louis Seize divan
in the middle of the room.
"Perhaps she won't care to Bee me.
after an audience so fatiguing," eald
Miss Wrandall sweetly. "And so ex
asperating," she added, with a smile.
Hetty looked her perplexity.
"But she will see you, Miss Wran
dall If you don't mind waiting. It is
a business conference they're hav
ing." An Ironic gleam appeared In the cor
ner of Vivian's eye. "Oh," she said,
and waited. Hetty smiled 'uncertain
ly. All at once the tall American girl
was Impressed by the wistful, almost
humble look in the Englishwoman's
eyes, an appealing look that caused
her to wonder not a little. Like a flash
she jumped at an obvious conclusion,
and almost caught her breath. This
girl loved Booth and was losing him!
Vivian exulted for a moment nnd then,
with An impulse she could not quite
catalogue, laid her hand on the other's
slim fingers, and murmured somewhat
hazily: "Never mind, never mind!''
"Oh, -you must wait," cried Hetty,
not at all In touch with the other's
mood. "Sara expects to see you. The
men will be out in a few minutes."
"I think I will run in tomorrow
morning," said Vivian hastily. She
nroso almost Immediately and again
extended her hand. "So glad to see
you back again. Miss Castleton. Come
and see me. Give my love to Sara."
She took her departure in some
haste, and In her heart she was rejoic
ing that she had not succeeded in ma
king a fool of herself by confessing to
Sara that she had said unkind things
about her to Brandon Booth.
Hetty resumed her seat In the broad
French window and stared out over
the barren treetops In the park. A
frightened, pathetic droop returned to
her lips. It had been there most of
the day.
In Sara's boudoir, the doors of which
were carefully closed, three persons
wero in close, even repressed confer
ence. The young mistress of the house
sat propped up in a luxurious chaise
lounge, wan but Intense. Confronting
here were" the two men, leaning for
ward in their chairs. Mr. Carroll held
In his hand a number of papers, prom
inent among them being three or four
telegrams. Booth's face was radiant
despite the serious matter that occu
pied his mind. He had reached town
early in the morning in response to a
telephone message from Carroll an-
nouncing the sudden, unannounced ap
I pearanco of Hetty Sastleton at his of
fices on the previous afternoon. Tho
girl's arrival had been most unexpect
ed. She walked In on Mr. Carroll, ac
companied by her maid, who had a dis
tinctly sheepish look in her eyes and
seemed eager to explain something
but could not find the opportunity.
With some firmness, Miss Castleton
had asked Mr. Carroll to explain why
the woman had been set to spy upon
her every moment, a demand the wor
thy lawyer could not well meet for the
good and sufficient reason that he
wasn't very clear about It himself.
Then Hetty broke down and cried,
I confessing that she was eager to go to
Mrs. Wrandall, at the same time sob
bing ont something about a symbolic
dicky-bird, much to Mr. Carroll's won
der and perplexity.
I He sent the maid from the room,
and retired with Miss Castleton to the
innermost of his private offices, where
without much preamble he Informed
her that ho knew everything. More
, over, Mr. Booth was In possession of
all the facts and was even then on the
point of starting for Europe to see her.
Of course, his letter had failed to
reach her in time. There was quite a
I tragic scene in the seclusion of that
remote little office, during which. Mr.
Carroll wiped hia eyes and blew Ma
nose more than once, after which he
took it upon himself to dispatch a mes
senger to Sara with the word that he
and Miss Castleton would present
themselves within half an hour after
his note had been delivered.
The meeting between Sara and Het
ty was affecting. . . . Almost Im
mediately the former began to show
the most singular signs of improve
ment. She laughed and cried and joy
ously announced to the protesting
nurse that she was feeling quite well
again! And, in truth, she got up from
the couch on which she recHned and
insisted on being dressed for dinner.
In another room the amazed nurse was
frantically appealing to Mr. Carroll to
let her send for the doctor, only to be
confounded by his urbane announce
ment that Mrs. Wrandall was as "right
as a string" and, please God, she
wouldn't need the services of doctor or
nurse again for years to come. Then
he asked the nurse If she had evef
heard pf a disease called "nostalgia."
She said she had heard of "home
sickness." "Well, that's what ailed Mrs. Wran
dall," he said. "Miss Castleton Is tho
cure."
Booth came the next morning.
. . . Even as she lay passive in his
arms, Hetty denied him. Ker armB
were around his neck as she miserably
whispered that she could not, would
not bo his wife, notwithstanding her
love for bim and his readiness to as
cent her aB she was. She was obdurate,
lovingly, tenderly obdurate. Ho would
have despaired but for Sara, to whom
he attei wards appealed.
"Wait," was all that Sara had said,
but he took heart. He was beginning
to look upon her as a sorcereBS. A
week ago he had felt sorry for her; I
his heart had been touched by her
transparent misery. Today he saw
her in another light altogether; as tho
determined, resourceful, calculating
woman who, having failed to attain a
certain end, was now intensely, keenly
interested in the development of an
other of a totally different nature. He
could not feel sorry for her today. I
Hetty deliberately had placed her-1
self in their hands, withdrawing from
the conference shortly before Vivian's
arrival to give herself over to gloomy
conjectures as to the future, not only
for herself, but for the man she loved
and the woman she worshiped with
something of the fidelity of a beaten
dog.
At a later conference participated in
by Sara, Booth and Mr. Carroll, the old
lawyer spoke plainly.
"How are you both willing to give
serious consideration to the plan I pro
pose? Take time to think It over. No
harm will come to Miss Castleton, I
am confident. There will be a nine
days' sensation, but, after all, It is the
best thing for everybody. You pro
pose living abroad, Booth, so what are
the odds f "
"I shan't live abroad unless Hetty
reconsiders her decision to not marry
me," said the young man diBmally.
" 'Gad, Sara, you muBt convince her
that I love her better than "
"I think she knows all that, Bran
don. As I said before, wait! And now,
Mr. Carroll, I have this to say to your
suggestion: I for one am relentlessly
opposed to the plan you advocate.
There Is no occasion for this matter to
go to the public. A trial, you' say,
would be a mere formality. I am not
so sure of that. Why put poor Hetty's
head in the lion's mouth at this late
stage, after I have protected her bo
carefully all these months? Why, take
the risk? We know she Is Innocent.
Isn't it enough that we acquit her in
our hearts? No, I cannot consent, and
I hold both of you to your promises."
"There is nothing more I can say,
my dear Sara," said Carroll, shaking
his head gloomily, "except to urge you
to think, it over very seriously. Re
member, it may mean a great deal to
her and to our eager young friend
here. Years from now, like a bolt from
the sky, the truth may come out In
some way. Think of what It would
mean then."
Sara regarded him steadily. "There
are but four people who know tho
truth," she said slowly. "It Isn't liko-
Vlvlan Found Herself Looking Into the
Face of Hetty Castleton.
ly that Hetty or Brandon will tell the
story. Professional honor forbids your
doing so. That leaves mo aB the sole
peril. Is that what you would Imply,
my dear friend?"
"Not at all," he cried hastily, "not
at all. I"
"That's all tommy-rot, Sara," cried
Booth earnestly. "We just couldn't
have anything to fear from you."
With curious inconsistency, she
shook her head and remarked: "Of
course, you never could be quite easy
I in your mindB. There would always
De tne reeling or unrest. Am 1 to be
trusted, after all? I have proved my
self to be a vindictive schemer. What
assurance can you and Hetty have that
I will not turn against one or the oth
er of you some time and crush you to
satisfy a personal grievance? How do
you know, Brandon, that I am not in
love with you at this very "
"Good heavenB, Sara!" he cried,
agape.
" at this very moment?" she con
tinued. "It would not be so very
1 strange, would It? I am very human.
I The power to love is not denied -mo.
Oh, I am merely philosophizing. Don't
look so serious. We will suppose that
I continued along my career as the
woman scorned. You have seen how I
smart under the lash. Well?"
i "But all that is impossible," said
Booth, his face clearing. "You're not
in love with me, and never can be.
That! for your philosophy!"
i At the same instant he became
aware of the singular gleam In her
eyes; a liquid, oriental glow that
seemed to reflect light on her lower
lids as she sat there with her face in
the shadow, Once or twice before he
had been conscious ot the mysterious,
seductive appeal. He stared back at
her, almost defensively, but her gaze
did not waver. It was he who first
looked away, curiously uncomfortable.
I "Still," she said sjowly, "I think you
would be wlso to consider all possible
contlnaenftjfw."
(To be continued )
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Notice of Appointment.
Estate of William Countryman deceased.
Joseph V. Palton has been appointed and
qualified as eiecutorof the tst.ae of William
country man, late of dlghland county, Ohio,
deceased.
Dated this 13th day of August A D 1914.
adv j, D. WonLir,
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Probate Juage of said County.
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tions of Applicants ot Certificates will take
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Illllsboro, on the first Saturday of every
month
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As prescribed by law, tbe fee for teachers
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Notice to Contractors.
State Highway Department.
Columbus, Ohio, August IT, 1914.
Sealed proposals will be received at the of
fice of the TATE HIGHWAYtX)MMISSION
ERat CLUMHUS. Ohio, until two o'clock
p. m., August 8lst. 1914, for constructing; ibe
bridges and culverts, grading aud paving
tbe roadway as follows:
Highland Co Pet. 1406. 1. C. H. 9. Paving
wltb waterbound macadam the Mllford
Hlllsboro Koad, In Liberty twp Length
6280 ft . or 1 mile. Width of pav. 14 ft. Es
timated cost of construction (0089.79
Tbe bidder must submit a proposal and
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amount oi ms ma. uaie set lor completion,
December 1, 1914.
Plans and specifications arc on file In tbe
office of the County Commissioners and tbe
State Highway Department Tbe State
Highway Commissioner reserves the right
to reject any and all olds.
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Notice to Contractors.
State Highway Department.
Columhus. Ohio, August 17, 1914.
Sealed proposals will be received at the
office of tl-e STATE HIGHWAY COMMIS
SIONER at COLUMBUS Ohio, until two
o'clock p m, August 31, 1914. for construct
ing tbe bridges and culverts, and paving
tbe roadway as follows:
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Paving with waterbound macadam the
Hlllsboro-Plketon Road In Marshall twp.
Length 10630 f 1 , or 2 02 miles Width of pav
14 ft. Estimated cost of construction $14 814.
60. Tbe bidder must submit a proposal and
contract bond or an amount equal to tbe
amount of bis bid. Date Bet for completion,
December 1, 1914.
Plans and specifications are on file in tbe
.office of the County ommlssloners. and the
State Hlgbwav Department The State
Highway Commissioner reserves the right
to reject any and all bids
James R. Marker,
(8-27) State Highway Commissioner.
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Notice to Contractors.
State Highway Department
Columbus.Ohio, August 17, 1914.
Sealed proposals will be received at the
office of the STATE HIGHWAY COMMIS
SIONER at Columbus, Ohio, until two
o'clock p m August 31st. 1914. for construc
ting the bridges and culverts, grading and
pavinj. tbe roadway as follows :
Highland Co. Pet 1525,1 O H.459 Paving
with water bound macadam the Allensburg
Lvnchburg Road. In Dodson twp Length
5556 tt. or 1 0b mile. Width of pav. 14 ft.
Estimated cost of construction, J7630 09.
Tbe bidder must submit a proposal and
contract bond for an amount equal to the
amount ot bis bid. Date set for completion,
December 1, 1914.
Plans and specifications are on file In the
office of the County Commissioners and tbe
State Highway Department. The State
Highway Commissioner reserves the rlgbt
to reject any and all bids.
James R. MAuker,
8-27 State Highway Commlsstoner-
FRANKLIN VALLEY.
Augnst 24, 1014,
Miss Faith Sams visited Jesse Meds
ker and family, of Springfield, a few
days last week.
Mrs. H. N. Head, Mrs. Chas. Mc
Coppln and children and Mrs. T. L.
Lelbrock and family called on Mrs.
Geo. Henry Tuesday afternoon.
Miss Ruth Henry spent a few days
last weekiwith her grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. Jno. Henry, of Hoaglandp,
and was accompanied home by her
cousin, Miss Grace Redkey.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Garen and son
were visited by Ross Garen and f am-
ily Sunday.
Mrs. Emma Sanders and daughter,
Myrpha, of LKokomo, Ind., spent the
latter part of the week with James
Sams and family.
Mrs. Lee Lelbrock and sons, Edwin
and Carl, are visiting her flarents,
Mr. and Mrs. Ayres, of Adams county,
Mrs. Amanda Smith and eon, of
Springfield, are visiting her mother,
Mrs. Emma McCoy.
Chas. McCoppln and wife entertain
ed his brother, Harley McCoppln and
family, of near Sinking Spring, Satur
day night and gunday.
Miss Clara Lowman, of Harriett, la
staying with Mrs. Jennie Free.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Henry and son
visited the former's parents, George
nenry and wife, Sunday.
A daughter was born to Mr. and
Mrs. Glenn Hull Thursday.
Mrs. 'Chas. McCoppln and daughter
spent Wednesday and Thursday with
her parents, Jas. Bobb and wife, of
Fort Hill.
Mrs. Wm. Wisecup, an aged citizen
of this community, who has been 111
for several days, died at her homo on
Monday evening. Interment in the
Carmel cemetery.
So thin Is a new oiled silk material
for men's raincoats ithat a garment
may be folded iDto a wallet and carried
in a pocket.
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