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(Cupyright, by the 3obbs-.MLrrilI Cr..
"Plo thle twinl dres-s aliker'- iltOpirt,4
Mrs. Adaimls, when slht Couid c a!
"Yes - unfortunitely for ConniI.
Titwy% dIo It 41n Imrinipose to ewsenlpet the(
hilt . 'bu-downs ! They. wvon't eveni , ;:*%,
Iirl ibbonMS diff'erent. And the ro.u:t
is Ithat poor ('onn1ie. never,-- et: -Z ne?
new thing ex'ept shoes. She suvys Ii
-n t 0 :fwi i- ill 1 t
C pTER i .
- Cf the Fe
t dt n
thmt h asnae n neti
hemwt u etlie n vr
ware, and keep ngingfinle
and frendie, nd---frs thn1o
knw w ike thmfn!
So th lse vrycnlddta
Prdec w * o enieljesosil
An .hywndrd ih oehn
aknf~ ~aaon f eri th on~
girl "ha ittoo! an when Alb
the crid xtdlyto"Queck !n IQuk,
They ate coming!" they trooped tO
Miss Alice's window with a speed that
would have done credit to the parson
age girls themselves.
First came the iniister, whom they
knew very well by this time, and con
sidered quite respectable. Ile was
lively, as was to he expected of a
Methodist minister, und told jokes,
and laughed at theni! Now, a comical
rector-oh, a very different matter
it wasn't done, that's all I At any rate,
here came the Methodist minister,
laughing, and on one side of him
tripped a small, earnest-looking maid
en, clasping his hand, and gazing alter
nately up into his face and down at
the stylish cement sidewalk beneath
her feet. On the other side was Fairy.
The Misses Avery knew the girls by
name already-having talked much
"Such a Fairy l" gasped Miss Milli
cent, and the others echoed the gasp
For Fairy was very nearly as tall
as her father, built upon generous
lines, rather cominanding in appear
ance, a little splendid-looking. Even
from their windows they could discern
something distinctly Junolike in this
sixteen-year-old girl, with the easy,
elastic stride that matched her fa
ther's, and the graceful head, well car
ried. A young goddess-named Fairy I
Behind them, laughing and chatter
ing, like three childiren, as they were
came the twins with Prudence, each
with an arm around her waist. And
Prudence was a very little taller than
they. When they reached the fence
that bordered the parsonage, the scene
fori a moment resembled a miniature
riot. The smaller girls juitped and
exclailned, 1and claspe l tlir hands.
Fairy leaned o-er the fence. and
stared intently at this, their parsonage
ome. 'Then tle serious little girl
s rmbnled under the feitee, Iollowe1d
closely ly the litlie-linbiii twins. A
I aU , a very shori one--amil tlen Pru
dirre-0, too, was wriliing bI'neath the
"IHol the wire up fo'r t1e, papa !
ried F'airy. 'in t1oo fit." Arn a see
itiliatr she uns rniimni grace fully
11r14h. lawil 1t li h parsonilage.
Till. \.ioh list rii-nster lauvihed boy
1ly. Il-nil 11:11iihi 1 l s It the
i r 'l:u lit, h 1 h with x i his daugh
ter. T OweAie Avery. ho
- m rs aw reilkdrly. oel it one an
Olbl u r i t est
.l ~As .\v ry, i. :he other slowly
Nw.hn :D il ill tu ever s,, a ree
I' ji l iitting it Il i- Ii l fi o lu , a111n
rm.rai i full irto i 1ro 11" frint
ri in pursruit f aol lying ily? It
lfiib iinre %toil !-e have
n'viur b\V n it. Noi'h.-r i:l the three
.\1 Av, :-y. N41r did 11th'y ever (
to. At il ii i : 11:1. . it, it
lr j i)kely. thew nh luive jo1inled
P'1:1 wiuhutwi ngi t uch tili'n oin
llit 1 i*1 - il il ii' il Iri i i i' llwy -i l
this ru ( tie, thou.'h tin- uriri3' Ii itt
I)l in wI. ie famo il3u nlng tl lw f.t view
fi 1t a i l rised it. Thniz
eilm pi -rg il i hi nliterl itl uri n aid
I #h.I :ie l list'my . Thpr y was
dh-nIy to ' wwar -re wie with rsong
v ily Igenwsd-ng of tlicapr
in1 fer1,.l( w hnd she oar.() t o i there
\ws th4. unmI~istakahh latte 4): a:1a
overi('C (liii. Wilte it nll thliero was a
Inic k 1h1rus of "()h, loof !r" ")h!
Ohid ", , ou 4w sr "or ;hI. plepa "
or Ih Pembl n- :" "10,,L.:rl , look
Th' (ly thd elatile hy fac tlol
pn!'. l-'t ut ur- tin is iori[,
-iroo ortresy. s nihuti
not hy acefro the: eyes porsn
nit u haprins we nel here pvros
Ir:t h xreto th maest nd grey
:ai io~ of ourin hirtn a c-ew
aidewi Thy sight () ord, tirsI relin
hiSe I t~nrof tht far::l iht flr n ny
days. i"it iny hen o haune fr ae
kno," rie Cole bdlele tric.lst
ink iilil, aontd, ctI-re by be ens sft
iir star il, Far as he uretheull lgoe
whaiteverIiit you. wish1 's ton <om at ih
for yursef. I ill ollowyou.
aninzed, and quite proud. Connie was ti
tin honor to the pars6nage-but they
were concerned lest they themselves
should not do quite so well when their
But in less than a moment the ruin
ister-father beguin his prayer. When
ho, sail "Amen," Prudence was on her
feet aind 111if-way upstairs before the
others were fairly risen. Fairy stood
gazing iltently out of the window for
Ia Imoient, and then went out to the
barn to see if the horse was through
eating. Mr. Starr walked gravely and
soberly out the front door, and around
the house. lie ran into Fairy coming
out the kitchen door, and they glanced
quickly at each other.
"llurry, papa," she whispered; "you
can't hold in much longer I Neither
ctn I I"
And together, choking with laugh
tvr, they hurried into the barn and
gave full vent to their feelings.
So it was that the twins and Connie
were alone for a while.
"You (lid a pretty good job, Connie,"
said Carol approvingly.
"Yes, I think I did nyself," was the
couillacent tanswer. "But I intended
II put In, 'Keep us as the apple of thy
(-ye, hold us in the hollow of thy hand,'
n1111 I forgot it uitil I hat(d said 'Amen.'
I 111d at rotion to put in a postscript,
bit I believe that isn't (lone."
"Never mind." sid Carol, "I'll use
tha t in 2n1e, tonmrr ow."
11, ca(nnot be satid 'that this form of
fatnily wvorship was it great success.
The twins were invariably stereotyped,
4u1 and dried. They thanked the Lord
frI le beaIutifil inorninig, for kind
iri tals, for hwalth, 1111d fiatniily,. an1d parI11
9" e. ('omnie always, prayed ill s
.... ? 4extrated 1rom the pray4ers of
Iuter-A -im had oft'n he.rd41. .1und every
:1i0'' w ith twar2ly dli :astrou1s effec'(t.
1l9t hiter 4)1n the tuorninmg worship
V. v let tor. The plyers of the chil
1;4.1 r1. The y eme bere tith
a the knel thrywere t the
The. f.1 amily had beven !I the new 1r.1
n - 1 y thrue w 4k , w a I;I v is
I I iIist4'1 ' , 4v Iver 1 (1.1 tIem. It vas
u2t. 14n 2 n,1212u1ts:; b1fo14. tlhe ln h
;I h1ojr tit llt time III his 11ival.
4 - a 1 in!I tho 2olm2t ry. vlsit ing.
t i 24'4&'i vol 10112 nlz koll it
-~ ~ vh girls r11i1dh t ~ . il'
In u r n d( y for I It SIarr..
I t i in 1 g4 i t. ready f r v raI I., Ii g1
In APe 1 yano l1' the I
I ir . Ih v.a 1IIty I214
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seasn. Jin h
shopp g plce,
serge , gabarine
..*cloth; *black and e,~1
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______$15.00 to $32.50
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are now showing Gage and Hart Pattern Hats besides
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