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' r fi (. EVENING' PUBLIC LEnaERr-PHILABEliPHIA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 1920 H r TnAUGHTER of TWO WORLDS A. Storu of ifno rorfc Utt ' Du LEROY SCOTT Author et "No. It rrtuMuoton Square.'' "Uaru Iteaen," t. . ..iinim-(tt 4iAIfi ,..,J 1.1 !!?...." "iriiSJ.''&w. t' - BrtAlA notl" breathed Jennie, t."l - . rv. ).f. ns you please. But l B.t8Bk mo up to your old homo Ht .moke a cigarette or two, W."? It Poplo la the Pckin out 5?1 'fl"! an old friend. This U a f Wj lir In tho Tek n, put were n oo WWi.nor so In there who re r'vrW. an who will he del gbted V"ffe 'ICd out of the car and made vHe 8t)P"' , cutrancc. She re- !. ibf- 1 flash that although ho had iucu ,7. v-.n Hot us a smite i jdoptcd ivcr tried to hldo hU ;:, bchunu that therefore he had "J'.n fear. Instantly eho was out ( the car. , ,. . ,lllfii,iiv.- siiml' $ 'u rued back and closed the door 1 He turnLu wouldn't deny KfCTsbt S wue.V'1 Ef,,d f,tt- K VnS f "u: "i.i..l !. nrrnsa tllR Ride- ... "B.?i ...t,im Imr across the side- .& ,),-, the last time we stood :xT&lr he wVspercd i,t, Jeui Five yearg ag0 'otrffbum actor Pulling down fifteen y W from Black Jcrry-and you iA Jennie Mnlone. And I tried ins ' "i"T nnd you came dock wun a rh"- uoSSUu You sure had glep to the old days, Jen-same ns in'jerhSck1cdnsoVftly and directed her if He cUucKico i j At lts ton Lo '.v rnrllln. . . f'r.utss tou and Jerry never Knew m. Si wt hold of a key in the good fHmM-and I still haxo it." 0,ni .mlocked the door, pressed her i'ltzl locked it, and lighted the gas iWf 1 1 tie sitting room was furnished , of old, only to nor new eyes ffed unbelievably dingy ana 10.00?, the eyes of the trained house- 'Sr she say everywhere the careless ' ;V nf the cba-woman, and a sharp ft live his lonSly life amid such Tt and inattention, She was b-ought out of her swift " ..?. Hilm' rnlro bezlnnlncr to !IZ- P''Be it ever so humble." fid you bring me down here?" she do- "ftok wa.. still bland. "Well. Itfi a bit like this, Jen," he drawled. j'I're been wanting to come lq n real tat tou haven't given mo a fair chance. It struck me that ou und I might Vt down to business a little better loth of us came back to the spot both started from. Wc might then bprcciate a little better the place we've niched, and how unpleasant it would ftdto return to -what we used to be. wo nn. tried state device, my dear. to bring tuo extremes into immediate contrast. The Park avenue apartment ud Mrs. Sliiprnan swell tea on the cm hand on tho other hand, the old lome above the Pckiu. Always un fltctlve bit of business, Jennie, one of the first things I learned about the stage. -"I hae been fooling with you long nWh. Slim." she returned, regard- bs him squarely. "Wc might ns well ppe to a real snow-nowa riKiit acre. i"A thnnr.rfntrn Hint's inst what IVtbetn wanting, Jen. A real, sure- eioufh show-down that's why I brought you here." i "I'm here, nnd I say you'll get noth- it; more out of me," she replied bharp. Ij. "There arc my cards, face up." . "That's sure a nifty place you and Kenneth hae uptown," ho reminded her Eoftly, his narrowed gray eyes very bland. ' "V'ou could have made your threat more direct. Sum. in spito of it all, my answer is the pame. You get noth- Br more out of me. ' H(s bland repression did not change. Hlnd telling me why not, Jen?" "It's not necessary to pay you." she aid, Now that she had decided to defy him she felt more substance to in argument her hurried mind had more than once urged upon her. "And 3t's toly because my nerve left me that I're paid you what I have. As Jennie Malone, back down here, I'd not be Vorth a rent to you. As Mrs. Kcn- lew uarri'on I may do 01 some value to 70U. By exposing mo you'd be throwing away a good thing by your urn act you'd turn me into a dead lois for yourself. I know you're too wise 1 crook actually to do that. There, Sim Jackson -that's mv hand !" Bha Kaltcd. Ho did not speak for a aonent or more, aud when he did it jras with the same b'nnd drawl. "And a good hand it is. too, Jen. I lad an idea that some day you'd call He. In fact. I'e rather been wanting lira to call me. I have only a dinky tro pairs. 101. take the pot. Bhe managed to control tho relief she Ht. "Since you admit thnt to be tho tue, then I'm going home whether ion take roe or not. Ho caught her nrm. "Just u min ute, Jen. Wo'ro going to open a fresh deck and there's going to bo n now deal." ''What's tho idea?", sho demanded. He was now smiling. "I've already told you part of the idea. But that uover was tho real thing. When I helped stage that little sceuo that cude'd in your marrying Kenneth, why, of course, I saw tho chance of getting n bit of change by ho'ding you up after you'd really become somebody. I've picked up tho clianRp and that part of the show is over. Now for tho second act; now for the fresh deck I" His voice, no longer soft, became sud Ifuly vibrant with intensity, and bis vords rushed from him with an earnest less that had in it nothing of acting. 'Jennie, that dancing partner of mine. Dons Dorralnc, la getting so damned otten that every uight I'd like to chuck her over the footlights into the bunch in tho first rows she's always 'bowing her damned teeth at in what sho thinks is a smile. Jennie, you've got to ready yourself for tho part and come into the show; What with tho wads of pub'icity you'd bring and what with tho things you can actually do tho piece will make n killing 1 And we'll keep on making killings you and "Slim!" she broke in, gasping at his passionate words. "Slim!" He was such u Slim now as sho had never known him to be, trcmb'ing, eyes nb'aw with eagerness. "Jennie," his words tumbled out, "I've played a long game. I was willing to wait, for I saw that to do it in a big way took time. But the time's over. You're at the top. Jennie! There's no use my waiting any longer. Jennie, I love you ! all the while I've loved you! And now we're going to team up on stage and off like I said to you downstairs long ago. Jennie you're coming with me!" Sho was so amazed by this quivering, passion-shaken Slim that for a space she could command no words at all. "Well?" he cried. "Well?" "Slim Jackson I" she breathed. "You suggest such a thing to me! Why, I thought you were a friend of Ken neth?" "So I am!" ho returned, with a half savage laugh. "I'm a friend of every body. But the man whose brst friend I am is called Slim Juckson!" "You're actually proposiug that I run away with ou deteit my husband?" she cried incredulously. Thcu with vehemence: "Slim, I'll never do it!" The shock of her vehement declaration partiallv restored bis control, but ills eves still glittered with excitement nnd his words still fame rapidly. "You don't like the idea of the bcundal? Well, after all. there needn't be uuy scandal. I'll wait a little longer. You can gut a divorce and come to mo straight. And you needn't worry about being exposed ns Jennie Malone at u public trial. The case can be tried by a referee scaled papers, you under standand you'll get big alimony. And there'll bo no difficulty at all about getting a decree. There's plenty of cviderce, and I can slip it right into your hand!" , Sho was now looking at his excited, lean fac, her soul suddenly bick. "Evi dence of of that kind?" sho whispered. "Since since we were married? ' "What's wrong, Jen? You're not trying to muke mo think you really care for Kenneth? Say, don't try to put that over I know better!" "You mean he's you menu evidence of that kind?" she repeated. "God, Jen, aro you such n sweet innocent little boob as all that?" His incredulity was &o great that his face relaxed into a smile. "Honest, Jen, I didn't think you'd ever show your self such a country kid ns that. What a wrong with you? Beginning to believe in that nncient junk the pulpit ballyhoo artists try to put across? Wake up, kid! Come back to America and the twentieth century. Listen it's up to vou to get wise to your husband. Ken neth was sure gone on you the first few months, and he's mighty proud of you now he sure ought to be, the way vou're putting yourself and him across. But when it comes to the girl propo sition well, he's a smooth article, Ken neth is, and has never used a press igcnt but there were a lot of girls iu Kenneth's life before hid marriage, and there have been one or two since. I uuess jou get me, Why, if jou want evidence. Doris Dorraine herself "I don't be.lieve you!" Jennie flared at him. "You nlwoys were a liar, Slim Tackbon. and you still arc a liar! You've tried to frighten me by bringing me back here. "Well, do anvthing you Uke ! I won't go with you in tho way our propose! I wouldn't go with ou even if I were free ! I wouldn't go with vou oven if jou were the last man iiUvp! I bote jou loathe you you crook, you schemer " (CONTINUED TOMOltnOW) THE GUMPSA Friend From Somonauk Copyright, 1010, by The Trlbuna Co. Ti Bu Sidney Smith DREAMLAND ADVENTURES BY DADDY "UP TO THE MOON" , (The little aU icifefc taleei Peggy. Bi, Balky Sam, Johnny Bull and ,1 Gool on a trip to the Moon Ilridinj on her broomstick.) The Bushing Moustcr IpEGGY and Billy looked eagerly to I ward the Moon to seo tho Moon folks plated out bv tho little old woman. But bh nntfbW n, thov hnri nnneared ft Moon folks rtlsnnnpurcd. nnd there fihi.wa the cold, shiny surface of the won as de? erted as when they had first fra It. It was as if they had been wtioi at shadows. But now as Ihpv lnnVerl liev saw a Pwl black form rmililnir nt tllzzv sneed "trthe hllU nnrt vnlWe nt iVio'Mnnn. fyhwly leaping from hill to hill. It ? 4 bundiv honH n lnnir TPft nnd a JJbodr, They could see neither wings ?' W, but the creature moved faster ffi rtl y evi'r seen upon V'nee-baw! stop the broomstick! "Wit M anr ........... ill... J J..l ,.,. - -" wraiLT ur uiut urvuuiui M.b wi!1 Fbblc "s "P'" braved "oam. Tin, v. ,:. i tttt.j e me monster runninc mil- tn mpct Z If. ft But the witch only tittered Slau ft11' tts lf ll wro a reftt iVe ! them. ri"'v"u d,0o't -slop I'm going to get .? braver run,.. a. ..j 1 " r.wwom w. :..7i":" """ . ttUU .ir.ue " M HonmT ",ul,en ami struggled until nopocd oSE the hrnnmttM A H V?" th Moon with Peggy, H tacv Bn?,Tu11 anl Billy Goat on w't 7, Ur) strange to say, ho Hid,, !"m'& t",1' but 8low'y ""I Hi:1 V 'bough held nn hv n BrB. hMdfr,nntr.'lnrJr stln' tl10 moment kI He Bon.? lhc br,00n'icl the body "ed to i. ;us'""g toward them ftk nd c.T.rute fom lts hcai a Sfli 1... c?me on none. Pp- n fiNABenV th'S QUecr baPPcoinB a-nin ,ri,. :: "cro won ine fe'N; lftm..!,Lutf bfishtuess or Wn th I'iyHrt it had been nicht ltii k'.r "Q left the Earth . r,,Te-in-rf ir-85T uSo ur dow lh-wn tick itself, and the body had been T?alkv Sam aud bis load. "But why is tho Sun bhining?" asked Pcggv. looking at her watch. "It is sti'l night." "But it is only night on that vide of tho earth which is turned awav from the Sun," roplied Blllv. "The Sun is tfwavs shining somewhere. It shine nn the Moon and that makes moon Meht." Peggy didn't have much time to won der over this before Balkv Sam landed "cntlv upon the surface of the moon, and he and tho others tumbled off the mule's 'lack. "Hee! Hee! Here vou be. On the Moon and fancv free. Go and see what vou can see. The eond o'd Earth looks cood to me!" Chanting this, the little old woman soared awav on her broom stick and soon was lost to sisht, sai'ing in the direction of what looked like n 'aree crescent moon, but what Blllv declared renllv was the Earth from which tbey hud just come. "You see the Moon looks like the VT,oon from the earth, while the Earth looks liko a moon from the Moon," be explained to Peegy in much taneled-up language that she couldn't nt first fig ure out just what he m"ant. The surface of tho Mooc was very rlht. nnd the rnvs of the Sun were very dazz'ing. It wan like it briuht winter's dav when the Sun Is shining on the snow. The glare hroueht the tears to Peggy's cycB. and soon sue found herself almost blind. "Where shall wo go? What shall we do?" she cried, groping for tho hand of Billy Belgium. "I can scarcely see." As blip said this n great sliiulng rock moved to ono side, and through her ears she looked into what appeared to he a large glass lens, as if of u tele scope. Awav down through the glass ne con 'a oimiy mage out some sort of a creature studving her and Billv. "Uai mi lial Hero are queer sorts or areara roiKs," rumbled a funn? voice. "Bring them in and let us cet a better look at them." Thit glass lens swung open UKe a door. J Odd creatures swarmed out, and In u rlomcnt I'cggv Billy nnd the uul mala rerourronnded, t nneU. IFIY in-tA s T r? WEU.'. WELL! HOW'&OLlA 7" f I UMtEfcsrMib YNEYVE r,1T T f GWE Of THEJ OWJ TH&Y " NOOU FfclENfc HEU.0 ANDS QGORC,E NVlU-fc AND LOUIE (OH.' ) Qot ELECTRIC UOTrJ. UrnrIwY CJJftFfYvl- ) COrAPLAlNeO SOL HESS - ' ( HovTtj vesuft I aeTTi A.N0 M-LTHS REST ,rs I NYN&CALABOo&eWSWWOgE w WiWN WA&. 1V uiAti- eUBiwbv JlTy 1 Im w' I xmrm 1 m B PETEYHe's Gonner Take'No Chances By C. A. Voiaht vTVoi'gA. - , i i 1 1 "- ( ASKBO "CVVsPPtB ) ( VE MUSTJ VJcW I VHAt CAW VE j , - HOW .- XN Z UTV V Hovnc COMCDIAW CfLlJ SvewntMiuc CIT J CU5TAUD PlB ?J - W USE. NouR MA1 roR pv4uij. V L uttThc x& tyq. W - , V y USE 'Voura. Mpats !' ) The Young Lady Across the Way t - B1 1 a in ,nim in The Toonervillc Trolley That Meets All the Trains By Fontaine Fox i SCHOOL DAYS By DWIG tiTt.. J -rtM vatit oa vm... "" y; a, vKitCVir. 70 a catei to ;p' ft -t.Vntf TO - t Tiia ,..--- tociV '"' -- 1 "ffe v(t 5li "" The young lady across tho way bay the retailer blames the rlso iu prices on tho wholesaler, but 'her personal opinion is thnt neither of them is making an effort to keep his risibles under control. The Skipper is such a kabid anti-prohipitionist THAT H& WOnY EVER STOP THE CAR FOR OUADIAH FUINT, THE DISTRICT LEADER Of THE "DRY'S si 0SA01AH is forced to -resort to subterfuge whemevk he wishes to get aboard. ( T. '. 1 T..Z klt ! 'r TKcrc Shz Pa : -h 11-wc - s6'"r.... .TJl-W gl TthicU MiaHo ao- - 1 J tf 10rt )rmmm ms- o&i .7;, -.? si SSSSas?lJBn xwiaw ;i vij. 5l(. ""- '- 1. llta 1 1 i n .! w m j t 1 .-L t Til tin E-"-'-"'! if SOMEBODY'S STENOGShe Who Laughs Last Copvrlcht 1120 by Public Leflrer Co. 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