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SAME OLD CUPID
By ALICE KILLIAN. -
(Uopyright, i18, western Newspaper Union.)
"There's no otitor satisfactory way
out of it," gasped the old Scott IIIit,
Roderlek Mic'lavlish on Il1s deathbeil,
"a nd I rely onl you to see to It that
Ily wishes are respected."
"You inian that having left half your
fortitlie to Iobiher't Brinsley lin([ half to
Edt ii Allni. the whole to, go to .latn ies
St1ilin ntess tho two parties of the
first 11.rt- k epl 'lhos propeorty urativkle-d
by wmri-e y NN wish Is tha:1t Ititey
:4lut11 colinly wh it the ter1, (1, your,
wvill. ondv inlheril lth - ett.
"That: is Iy d<w' sil ihe Scotch,
innu.11 "htu ;III in :1 vodicil that if you
suceevocl inl ituluIIIinr thet coulple Iofn)
Si) '''' t I t io 2i l i herit as inan
inal ife y u ar to rc ie t e t
five to sn l dtoiinr1s fronm lile tte ."
I lost to tituiti inl llsertintg th1 i he
(jltest ani ill getting Ilie wi signl ild
antd wiltnessedl. 31a~c'laivish dlied withliai
twenty-f 'iri houlrs 211ter it wias exe
It would require at hunldrIl'(ed pages of
typewritt el u tier to 1,xplain wily the
()Ild scote-llnit w \%wd his property to
go to Iws t1wo Inorsolls. Therefor(e I
Ishall Itd littei'll it ill this very briei
stiry. I h:1i1 Iwety-five thousald dol
lars at ik Utlil it, "(o Itas the will
was o'ferl ll I' I' r1b:11le I mitt'le it prv
Ihuini:'y vi it to onch o( f 1 partlis
to s,' w.ht 'ime Ilute was ill the
I att or.
" !11!:Ith & tl e n yt asked
t ti, Illi t Ire it i tIls t l','t th1u11 -2
ily'i f tich tu ll it'i : iih :t"inucy fir l'
half 1)f it. "Why enni't we ht, niarrierl,"
she Isked me. "'prt itineiditIely. an21d
whlen we reciive the estue divide it
alld get -1 divot'fe.'
" lil 12112." w I lty 4'eply.
I w.n I I IaIck tIo I I IseIty Itand stth
mlit ted tIs propolsitIifonl. 11v wvoul
have nitlitg to do witlh it. I hlowed
himt that by reftusing he was keepiltng
at W011411 wn i of one litidred thousald
dollitirs. Boh was a line fellow and he
'said aI once: "You go tell hier that If
she will agree to the divorce the io
ment I sa tile word, I'll itnarry her
and she iay keel the whole of the
two hun''dred thousand dollars."
Iliat he Inight Iot have ttie to
('halige Shis Iuind I briike the speed law
in gettin g to liss Allen and infrtntd
lier of the generous offer. She was
"Are you sure that pr(sposition caetle
from a nitnm?" she gasped.
I assiured her (of the fact and re
celved her consent to draw itp a gen
tIeinal's and holy's agreelnent that
after a tarriag between te two nei
ther vould clai :Ili.,nay intarinmonial priv
Ilege, a1nd neither ovtld object. to a
- (I Iv orce whenl (esired by the ot her.
Whalt pleased Im. alin1ost its well a Is
the nltioy I woll get (out of the itrIans
action was that the sItuir M a'v
JAhI wouid ater ill fall in trying to
have his way .a1ter Ihe was de:1l.
I asked the biridle :111 gr'"'in a few
dauys b'efoirt Ithe w'''lding it they.~ would
th fir lst lilail' s10' was ci'ttus11, as8
wonwn'i 011 nurally are', a~loi int theI see
had1 a1 51 rilus 'ffee'l 12121 luet'. She' said(
tha1I t i the groo ~tu-toi-hei 1121l 2a desirte toi
54e' her sheo 1luul ttio ethjeejlin to' in11t
t(Ig hill. 2 ()therwise Ithe wouh' (l be enn
illIes iluit woui' h'e r'e'jaurt'd to go
tlirouth thI le ('trernon ly.
a15' lln ii'i'locik dhinner'l. I got all the
luIn'rs tir2 wn n2 I 2111 ti'd1y f' 'r 5 ignalturle(
11r1( at1 four enite t~ Iiilhbi's ollihe withi
thiorni. I was5 Io n(t 21s lattorn'2ey for
1)th Ii 2211 to r'eaid the dlo''unwn'lts to
thor(1n juso't b 2fore th1 rinony.114 tIloh
and It uilt' 11 'd int11 till 1:t laII~ altti(r1I e t
Pl ig t Ale'IThrelilI12(1 inrdced( thet
lontra1(1lo t Sartiestthey at dowh sngb
afrale ;tla the paper ilS is'tttliou.
th ed atlso ot' h te a prsone who
wasI waitingl was1 Si'n1li( in(1 ft fl' the '(ri
inonyh lu-rfrne. Whie Iyeyes1 were
xdonthe rad tenrts of coue i
coudnot 1112 tidhet bride. and groim.
Drinitg theu 1eremon I noted that~11
Bobr thad iilost1 om eth ig ht sng
od ; wteit brul asn utbe
At lnthe oncling o vlhetservi eb
anpd In ere.wa about tolevhn e
oridek wndhe wourivd liknd fe ws i
ownpedronawrd that e wod okeep
there.eTe and the spirto meet ae
monflutt hadne boeer ae rShey knew
dertanerd at promse Seringtthatpshe
wished tothpeak tomi alney Iwen
Durimngthe we ein knwein that
droppedponthee. tas aduwt nine
Meloc~k her Iarrved, and I was au
eIwhea1r othing from rinsly fo
THURSDAYMARCHN 21ADFLO INAY
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fe A~ llnr Styic De ;;7VelV
\\~Vii ~<oped for Easter arnd Sp-ring
THURSDAY, MARCH 21 AND FOLLOWING DAYS
With recent arrivals of Johnson Hats and Fisk Hats, and with the creations of our own
millinery department we are now ready for you to make your Easter and Spring selections of
headgear. Don't miss this opportunity of seeing the latest creations at Switzer's this week.
TRIMMED HATS that are always first in showing. The new and advanced styles (two
to three weeks ahead). All the latest colors and beautiful blending and combinations.
he finest and best workmanship. Always first to show the new carrect shapes. Smart,
snappy, jaunty, correct styles.
Moderately and correctly priced $2.50, $5.00, $7.50, $10.00 and up.
EXTRA VALUES IN SPRING APPAREL POPULAR SPECIALS
TIhis ston1 .is alwas borne1 a1 oId utti on11.1 when \ i 1 ome1s to olingiit n41S r o ~oeG et ~vrt 4nlogl ifyS o pr
re t<I 114 - '~ I . l i et 4 i t i l be ri SH . \\ar al lil i tar ld it io den. . . . . . . . . . . ..se;uo
Attractive Coats 1-141 ljlli(i(ksi(11t111jiIjl............ ......0
Iilo h Ie pin JI nII l and IIIbriii. 4 . \y 1.se a l pri1 41 j01 d4 at tr n. 1.001sl 111(II(4 (I](. .............................. c
1t4 ....-1.... .... ..il.. .... (....14....C 41..'.........................2..00
New ,Dresses 141 l~lIlIel'I(,(I ~...............~
1(4 $30.. ..t.. 4'.... .... ...........................................................$32
Spring Suits ~1) \eI' 'lS(1 1'.tiy.................~
1111turin t e s ea ItIt tIn's1 ~ n 'si 1pi 111d , s. inV I h-!S(4 ed1 \ii tary'1'PI $1.75d ls,$35t0n
--ls.'l mliNrtaEW t:pan ee, SEPARAT SKIRT mixtures,,ii li 1C withit14 tirim-1.,11141, OI' T~ki
I~ wllifu line \\h$1(.b0im0khln
-h.................k.............m........ ... white.... .... ................
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