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srgl that havt'e hl l ,. t::,1 .: "n r .:tier
Which Explains Things. it-;
Father cnllts me M:iry. .,,t!er calls lut I'
y Marie. F\er ly l ls e ju-t
_ y Marie. The ret of lty namte is, of
in. nc fit icr
Fm thirteen yea-lrs od. and li'i a l il n
A t.current and a contradictli ,n. That ..i Itin
I Sarah says riin that. (Sarallis L y ii o
ll aurse.) Shite says she read it once really
.-4st the children of utnlikes were ail- it. Id
nras a erors-currtent annd a c: ,ntradle- \sy
M. And my father and nitlher are feetty
iLkes. and I'm the chiblren. That dee-vie
I' rm the chil. I'mt all there is. And
aI rm going to be a bigger cross
atltrat and contr:adliction than ever,
II'm going to live half the titlme with
Msther and the other half with Father.
,r- her will go to Boston to live. and
hther will stay here-a divorce, you
rm terribly excited over it. None of
Me other girls have got a divorce In
br families, and I always did like to
e d!fferent. Besides. it ought to be
awfnly Interesting, more so than just
hlg along, common, with your father
aI mother in the same house all the
fie-e-ecially if it's been anything
as my house with my father and
aher lIn It!
That's why I've decided to make a
asll of It-that is. it really will be a
bk only I shall have to call it a
GIy, an account of Father. you know.
Wmat it be funny when I don't have to
Sthings on account of Father? And
I wa't, of course, the !ix months I'm
sing with Mother in Boston. But,
h, my!-the six months I'm living ý
e with him-whew! But, then, I
a stand it. I may even like it
se. Anyhow, it'll be different. And
Well, about making this into a book.
As I started to say, he wouldn't let
p. I know he wouldn't. He says
amels are a silly waste of time. If not
ialttely wicked. But, .a diary-oh,
be lores ilaries. He keeps one h An
si, sad be told me it would be an ex
' s and instructive discipline for oar,
a Ito do it, too-set down the weather whil
IIa what I did every day. glas
The weather and what I did every till
tly. Indeed! Lovely rending that cli,
sd sake. wouldn't it? Like this: ter:
The sm shines this morning. I anl
SPt a p, ate my breakfast. wellt to thet
.tsol, came home. ate my dinner, be
byed one hour over to Carrie Hey- mor
wI'd's, Practiced on the piano one at a
riu. t*dled another hour. Talked bet,
Wth Mother upstairs In her room about
4ts isnset and the snow on the trees. ant
At may supper. Was talked to by cou
* hther down in the library about im- just
groing myself and taking cure not to so
b. light-minded and frivolous. (He lhe'
il3 t like Mother, only he diln't say atn
it right out loud. You don't have to bnt
S. some things right out in plain Mu
urds you know.) Then I went to bed." me
Ji•t as if I was geing to write my
1Sde like that! Not much 1 am. But
ImhBl call it a diary. Oh. yes, I shall prc
ll it a diary-till I take It to be rcv
i Ind. Then I shall give It its true I
le--a novel. And I'u gocing to tell "(1
" prlinter that I've left It to him to lnt
Uth the spelling right, and put in all ia
Ise tireslane little conmmas and I
Paeds and question nimrks that every- It's
It elln1s to inlake suclh a ftiuss Itldlt. dci
I1 write the story lart. I c:ln't he ex
MSated to be Iotlheredl with ,looking up
h- words are spelt, every ftive uin
ea, nor fussing over iputting in a
A is lot of foolish little dcots and
As if anybody who was re:tcing the to
, 1t1 cared for that part : The story's
tha tHt. kn
I love Storles. I've writtcen lots of Vt
the for thile girls, teom--litlle short o
55 I mean; not a leng one like this w:
ga Oin to be, of co'urse. And It'll th
h Io exdtlng to he living a story in
M, d o reading it---cnly when you're p
Nhuga story you ein'tct le'k over to -
i te hck to see how it's all contingt out.
"" "iMa't like that part. Still. It ny be
th I th more excltillng. afttr aill, not to
he what's Celmuing. S
I like love stories the lIt't. Father's
-'aI, ls of b,,,,kIs li the library,
I 1'] read sta'cks elf tlhenl. even
i' aOt the stupid tl histolries andtl
Ikgphies. I httt! to' te'dl tliemn when de
S there eren't tllnl love stories.
Sgot a few, tli. ugIh--hvely ,ei
3. 1emi aSome htmks of poetry, on lfi
i h4 Sl. im helf in her roo,. But 1 o
thosee ages ago. ti
i..l't' why I'm so tirtiled over this tl
6l.-the one I'm living. I mean. n
1 eIre this vill be a love story. c
Ihe my love story in two or u
when I grow up, and t
W" t-is there's ather's nd t
St :itit . ru!. I:n th. .'
',iti' it in . a ,. ." .. i t y :tt I ,n if i,
.ii -.,III -- nl tirt.cn. I t!t I fe .il fir
r'ily :ct . full , i m y. kn.w i tr r
. .:, an is a ' II i she fiel'. irsi .es r '. 1
: ..1 t . li- i t :. .ier, t ie kind of i ;Ii
' i fe I'r , r. Ial nIi- ,
t it ti I 1,', 1~,,,, irol to. l,," . w i arll. " k+,
, ni." I t. i tI t re a l i't lit '. ands that liit
.! . ,,t " ,_ ' the , l..in I t I've g,,t. it
I ts ,l .I t 1 t t'. i I? r it I ' t i 0 t4 iit( '. tl 'l
v'ju it it oint it l It. xcii. y t-. . rI n, :tl
no r'n Is if , I assh gft inl tes lies,. Slo]
Niti'r Stire, it I tl in l difur nnt. g .ut oI
I iii ti ft I ir ti live with Metier 'I
and ti hat it', nth, wtith ,er, the kind of s:ti,
Andj V I ill have tfei. oth. And.cur I
Sit I:id rMtth r tLake ti'it, sei arai tek that kii
l i t itny. W hy. selatl, r it ity re just .inr. i 1e
hnd Ilcy--iver-aiftr kind. 'urt cash I
-It . t l itill it.li ke' e i t., rat -t it-. n it' "'ti
iact (lei cit i-'i il-il it. It sr. .t- xi, liiiitzer. r i t
t o ri ii .l,
a li n,. ,r I t ti, live with M o' pr '1
li , 4- t I still have th mhiIth. .And. til
ly.ust pr utl
u nti ik t o
et to to
I n nt in
hit- And S r That'ls Why I've Decided t i
Write It Into a Book.
for soIt ething like that. Anyhow. It's that
ther white pclwer that yu uix In l two e
glisses. ant that loks just like witer i
very till ycu lint ther tcogther. And then.
that ocl, my scith a fuss and fizz and selut- c
s: ter tell. it's thallt way with Fath'er
d I nl Mother. It'll be lots easi'r to tke
it to them scelprat, I kncc. Fcr ticw I cn t
nner, be Mary six Intentis, then Mitrie six
Hey- montht% and nct try tc be them bith all
one at oncn. with ainybe tenly five minutes t
lked between them. r
mbccut And I think I shall lo'e both Father ;
res. and Mother better seplarate. toe. Of
0 by (ourse I love Mcthc'r. and I know I'd
it m- ust adore Father if he'd let e--he's t
ot to s, tall and fine and splendtiL wheno
i(He he's out aminng folks. All the girls are
t sa liiply crazy over him. And I am, too. I
e to anly,. at homle--well, it's hardt to be
plain Mary always. And you see, he named
hei." me Mary-
:e my But I mustn't tell that here. That's
But part of the story. and this is only the
shall Preface. I'nm ging to begin it to-mor
to be row-the' real stcry---C'ilater (ine.
true But. there-I ustn't call it a
o tell "chtr" out loud. Itarles don't
Im to have chapters, and this is a diary. I
inRall mustn't forgt that it's a diary. But
andI can rite it cdlwn ts a chapter. focr
ery- It's going to le a ncvel, afiter It's got
tbout. d ,ne being a diary.
he ex- -
ng up CHAPTER I
in a I Am Born
a and The sun was slowly setting A In the
west., Clating gIclen beams of light In
ig the to the sellbiher oli ro)oIoi.
story's That's the wly it ought to begin. i
know. nn Id 'd like to do it. but I can't.
ots of I'm beginning with my being born. of
short course. anI Nurse Sarah says the sun
e this wasn't shining aall. It was night and
t It'll time stars were out. S the rtembers
ar y In
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AIBITION IS VERY HARD MASTER i
AM BITTIONAIS a
Success Means Concentration and a
Willingness to Make Sacrifices |
for its Attainment. i
Ambition i' more than a wish : it is at
desire intensified into d(etermined pur
pose. All that is needed for the ac- in
complisnment of our ambitions is a oi
desire so strong that we will sncri- at
flee whatever may stand In the way
of our success. The law of compensa- n
tion never fails. If we would gain one tl
thing we must give up another. How
many people have you known who
complain of failure through bad luck.
when yqur own knowledge of them
tells you that their downfall came
taragoh lack of realty trying They
wmVe at w lin to fe~g p eisuri'
t .;rt. iti l kno " 't I l. i " c n tel ."r Itiis n 1.u
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t tl.,it I k.nlmm\ II i- ",r o'i'l 'lt,"1 . i"'n "" sel!
n"+,, "'4.m11"-ternl:lti".n.'' litIt 1 11-0-41 tot
o, ;I ithi thtit when I was a little girl.
V it! litl;l'r Tait it wi'it- tza"i g I n:atli.,
1 f 1or th1ti. aInyway, fir thl.y wtere t taic
it sern:tia ti , Ier all right. Iii. she
s.. sad right i' aft erwariild that .het didn't
,, iael:n thiat. and tlhtat I liiis~t forget hlie
of said. It. \alith r's alX:l l i5 saying that
;e Well. it. I ait s,.a iyin. lFathl"er diln't
a1 know intil ii ft vr ire-ikfat that hlie hat li
g :1 I:tthl' .l.a tt,!ter. (H\Ve never tell hi,:
dituli-trlhinl. e\..itinfl thing< j.iu<t Iaefre
g". tieals.) And then Nurse toll hiim.
h 1 askeql what he said. andl Nurse
at !aatii!el ail, gavei her futlliy little
r. tir .lit i t her sihil.tllters.
S "YTs. v lbit did he s:ty. Indeed?'" she
retrtedl. "Ile frewned, loo.ked kind of
ia. dizl., then mtattered: 'Well, well, up
tat otn itly sill: 'ýYe.. t lie 'tre'
er 'Then lihe :iti in to see ite.
I doi 't kah iw. of course, -what lie
ad. tictafit of Ittan. htt I gu'es' lihe ialtit
lto tilink much "if tile, friia what Nuri"
iat 'ail. if lcouTrse I was very. very stoutll
-r- atil I neitr yvt saw a littlhe it of r
it- lIIliyv that wa:is pretty, or Iloke.d as If
or it was much a mountt. Sti maybe y"itl
I co('uid't really Mliaite hit.
Nurse sait lit(e Iioked at tie. mitt
tered. "Vell, sell. upon lily soul:"
agalin. and .seemedtti really quit'e interestt
ed till they started to put tmte in his
armts. Then he threw up huth thandi.
Iateked otT. and cried. "tih. net no. no."
lie turned to Molther and ihoped she
was feeling lpretty well, then lie got
outt iof the roiln just as quick as tie
could. And Nurse said thaat was the
end of it, so lfar tas paying any tmore
Sattention to mae wais concerned for
quite a while.
He wais ttmuch more interested In his
new star than he was in his new
daughter. We were both horn the
suane niliht, you see. and that star wasI
lots more c(nsequence thant I was.
But, then. that's Father all over. And
that's one of the things. I think, that
bothers Mother. I heard her say once
to Father that she didln't see why.
when there were so many. nmany stars,
a paltry one or two more need to be
made such a fuss about. And I don't,
But Father just groaned, and shook I
his head, and threw up his hands. and
looked so tired. And that's all lie said
That's all he says lots of titmes. But
it's enough. It's enoutlh to mtake you
feel so small and meain and insignifi
cant as If you were just a little green
wornm crawling on the ground. [lid
I to you ever feel like a green worm crwl
io ng on the ground? It's not a pleasant
feeling at aill.
hat W'ell. now. about the nttame. Of
two course they hald toI hetin to talk l.about
ater laininlig mie pretty soon ; and Nuirse
len. said they did talk at lot. But the'y
ºlut- couldn't settle it. Nurse said that that
ther was albout the first thinsg that slhotwed
take how teetotally utterly they were going
tican to disaclree about things.
six .Mothier wanted to call nme Viola.
I all after her mother. and Father wanted
utes to call lame Ahbigil Jane after his
miother; and they wouldn't either one
ther give In to the other. Mother was sick
oif and nervous, and cried a lot those
I'd days, andi site utsed to sob out tha-t if
hlie's they thioughlt they were going to nrame
when her dairling little lahy that awful Abi
are gliil .hinne, they were very much nmis
too. taiken; that she would never give her
b be consent to it-never. Then aather
reed witald stay in his cold, stern way:
"Very well, then. yot needn't. Biut
lat't's neither shall I give mtay cainsent to my
thet itauagltter'S beIng lntitaed that talisatlru
mot- Viola. The 'hild is a hUliman heing
e. taut a hlidle il ii'an 'l'l'hestrl .
It a And that's the way it went. Nurse
don't said. until everylody was just abouti
ry. I crazy. Then sumiehody suiggestedi
But "Mary." And Ftathier staid, very well.
Sfoar they tatighit call tae Matry; tand Mother
s got stald certainly, she would ca.nsent to
Mary. otily she slhotluld pri anola'aree it
latrle. Anid so It wias settled. Ettilea
enalleil itie Mairy, atad Motiter calh.'Ih
Iate Malrie. Atid rIght aiwity every
lody else begtan to call tate M:ary
the Marie. And tlat's the way it's been
it in- ever since.
gin. 1 "First I found out how thiey
can t. happened to marry-Father and
a sU' (
t and '
usi.l. ' rTO usE CONTINL'ELD.
Ia Ttense effort comes thromih intense li
I.desire which allows nothing to inter- ca
fere with its purpose Life is not fri
Smulch without ambition of s,me kind th
s and unless one is living with a pnr.
ur- pose of some sort he is merely whil
c- ing away 'he time, waiting for the call
a of the grim reaper. Try to make your
cri- ambitions worthy ones, and then con
wRy centrate on fulfilling them. Find out t'
'|s not only what you must do to realize f1
one them, but also what you must give up. W
low If you desire strongly enough you will It
ihk accomplish.-Montreal Family Herald.
hey Judge-Why does this prisoner' Tb
ir- fa tae k wpeay. aeer?
CAPES AND CAPE WRAPS;
SHAT BRIMS ARE WIDENING a
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LONG TWEED CAPE AND RESSY WRAP.
wraps is made up of capes or of wrnps II
that look like capes. ('onts almost . v
lose their identity in aping the favor- e
ite of fashion. The picture dis- I
closes an aristocrntle leader. iin a long a
tweed cape for general wear. It is v
plain, carefully shaped ulnd has a t
particularly beenoming high collar. Slts1
at each side, that release the urms. t
are faced by hands of the material t
and eight large buttons, extendinl
from the collar to the waistline pro. ,
tide for the fastening. This cape Is i
-- 0 '~T~~Y
It GO ONW LI
1t .. L ~
GROUP OF NEW MILLINERY
unlined and faced back at the front
with self material.
As a rival to this substantial and
beautiful garment the picture presents
a dressy wrap made of a soft coating.
It has a yoke and dolman sleeves and
appears to be a mlember of the cape
family that has made departures from
a family traditionls. But it achieves a
r" cape effect by means of a deep silk
ft fringe across the back. falling from
id the yoke.
r- Always, when skirts grow longer,
iI With Red Trimming.
n. Red is much liked this spring for
at trimmi,; somber-hued dresses. Con
ze spicuous in a showing of spring frocks
was a model in a black wool crepe.
SIt was made with a long semi-fitted
Id waist, to which a slightly full peplum
was attached, and the sleeves were
long and wide. There was a cape at
the back, which fell of the shoulders.
r' The rk was triaPed with bands oa
red da 6 M b.Ws =tu.Gad a thS
hl it I1IiII1 _r. "'v l:ý:"Iiý r; 1. r T 11.1 1 :
skirt iý T " t :: 't ·ýt·. I :.'· pl
*l ,I.111. i .,1.
li nerS fabric and is one of the most
Ssulcc. ful of the spring"s tailored mod
- ls. Next to it alil'ears a pretty
r riiiiind hat in white with a silk crown •
andl braidl brim. It is finished with a
wide collar of ribbon, made by weaving
two, lnlrrow ribbons together.
A handso',me, early arrival among
. the new wide-brimmed hats, as pic
I tured. is covered with black taffeta
and faced with braid. A wreath of
simulated foliage made of taffeta folds
s is a clever bit of artistry that di e
tinguilshes this all-black model. Placed
last, but in the lead so far as popular
Ity is concerned, appears a straw
shape with wide. lacey brim. It has
a salsh of ribbon, endllng in three
loop.S at anch side and a generous half
wreath of blossomln across the front,
, c.vmoannTr vmns VWerI uwfac
brimued black lt. with large red-and'
r black fancy feat.ler ornatiLnts.
I Wide Lines at Neck.
Linen dresses employ the wide boat
d shaped neck, composed of a narrow
a finishing hand confining shirred full.
ness both back and front.
t Very large isoft-brlimmned hats are be
alag sown for summer. The are Ira
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: A FARMER carrying an
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S accosted by a local dealer.
"WhAy didn't ya buy tht Ltll
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