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"e-'iftX fer-T f " Mjyp PJWW 'tnveMMt .! B? U xs EVENING PUBLIC LEDGER-PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1921 Rllt nlim T&sTflktSfrJft I the daily novelette Entertain in New Yerk W '37? ROMANCE DRUG STORE f By Frank II. William , jfblOGnMJ m twenlj-lwe, tlie prcl 1 Uct Klrl in ttie Heek ntiil tlie ddi'it iKtlrt In ,i fnmlH of Usslit. i ImeBcn' beau une jeunp lint .leu I nliiKH, a likable fellow. secrul cnr Ttiejccru'i senior, nml holding 11 boeu position In n. downtown bnnk. Dut tthfil dinner ni thcr" for 1MII te propose? Time nnd nRnln iib Imo Ime Ime geeo pictured te liernelf tlie jejs of ij little home of her own, where who could i "brake the coffee which mil se liked fei Hill nlene Instead of for u great pre fusion of bretherc nnd sisters, and where thn dusk of ctcnitiii would brine Xilli home from work nml hnpplucmtn heart, she Mslirrt meutnfullv and te.lt that It was no use Net enlr did lliere I nppear te be ive elinnrc for Hill te pep i the question, but nlse InieRftic feared that her tumultuous family might ctentunlb drhe Hill from her te some quieter home And then came the evening when Iov enveloped Imegens in a pink cloud of pure joy. kA t.... i.iiniAnttlAntiT th ermine started! Alr.ie't the minute after Bill had parkd his car at the curbing in front of the Hctrlek home jeutig Jim Hetrlek, used seventeen, beun. e.l into the driver's seat and announced that he w 83 going te borrow the car fei ) a while. Imegcne's heart sank a she saw Jim tearing down the Hrect. "I'm awfull sorry. ' iald Tiiecenc te Bill. "I .'ut wish father was h"re Jhe'd net l' Jim de a tlilng like that I" "Oh. nevr nind," xaicl Bill, a trifle ruefully. "Lets go In the !. u- nnd jpliiy the phonograph. I've brejght a new record." Imogene led the way Inte the parlor. Much te her surprise the pirler was empty. What luck. Perhaps, new Bill placed the record en the ma chine and started It. The piece was a fox trot. He held out his arms te Imo Ime acne and she floated into them. They were geed dancers and liked te datice together. And new thought Imogene. new would be the rime. She felt Bill held her mere tightly. "Dear," whipcred Bill, softly, "let's But Bill get no farther than that. ITer Inte e room dnshed tempestuous Nellie, ene of Imegenc'a younger sis ters. "Gee, It's a new record, ain't It? ' cried Nellie, excitedly. "Did you bring It, Bill?" "Yes." said Bill shortly, In a teIcc that wai r'f.inly irritated. fienth Imogene disengaged herself. .MKS. K. .1. AM) .11 NIOK 1)0 V LIS .Mrs. K. .1. l)ole and Junier Dejlc, fennerl. of I'lilladelpliln, enter falned Inst evening at (be home of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. V. L. Willis, OKI Vest ISOlli street, New "Yerk Clt. 'Ihesa present were Mrs. Heward Klngsmere, Mr. M. Cobsen. Mr. anl Mrs. Marks, Bea trice Marks, (.eerge- Felnbcrg, Mr. M. Gorden. Ibeodero Challa. Mr. and Me. Tred Itesrli and Mr. M. nress I a jovial mood, Invited Imogene nnd Bill te hnve a soda nt the Smith Brethers' Irtig store down nt the corner. Again . imegeni felt Bill's resentment at till 'urflier intrusion of her famllj. And lUiiin Imogene felt distressed nnd fear Mi But tliTc was nothing te It save te (VTept the Imitation. And we te the Iriif! Men. through crowded bticeta, imegene nml mil went. 'I i nil iippcnraneeR th Smith Brether- drug tore v.ns the last place in I i'ie world for roninnre. It was a Iiiih ( plnce, crowded te suffmntlen and com mon in appenranre But here It was that romance came te Imogene. 1lie had te wait for iwatt. at one f the tables, nnd when the) did 'eat , ,ieiiisele Mr lletrick ordered choco checo choce nte m1i for all four. 'I'erimps eu'd like etretliing ele?" 'iggixted Imog'iie tiinldlj te Hill, who mi t.ioedil) cxnnilnillg tl c menu cards BUI nid nothing for u moment or no. T i li" looked up with a sudden light i ii ii ejrs "IlercV what I'd like te nsk for," wnispeied Bill te Imogene. 11" extended the mnnu te Imogene. (indlmtlng a certain point en the cntd I witii Id fereflnger Imegtnf looked and then gasped. Her lien-i lcnpid A shj color rnme te her fnfc I'nr just a fleeting glance she i looked a' Bill with her soul lu her i ejes. I "Will en1" whlspered Bill In a I trained voce. I'nder cover of the table BlU's hand 1 fought hers "Yes," whispered Imogene eeftly, while the diug store was teeming with p ep'c, while Mr. nnd Mrw. lletrick were commenting en the picture nnd while no One In the store wns nwnrd of what was going en. Imogene fdt Bill squeeze her hnnd rnitureus. nnd saw till the lriitailen lu his fact disappear bifere a great wave of kij . .'caret ly eeuld she laste the peda for the excitement kIh' felt. And when they were emc outside the store nnd she felt Bill take her nrm tlghtlr. kIiu knew that the most wendetful thing In the world had happened te her. "I mi, Mr. Hi trick am! Mrs. Hct tick." said Bill middenlj. "Imogene lut' just snid she'll marry inc. We'd like tu get man led hoeii. Mat we?" Imogene --nu her parent s utep en the sldewiill.. which wn fertunateh clear of repli for the moment, and giue at thci curie'isU. "Win win. jes, of course." said Mi. lletrick in n rather amazed voice. "But hew when jeti cay you just filed it ur?" "Yis," laughed Bill joyenriy. "I ackeil her if nhe would liy pointing te i'ie name of a mindac en tlie menu." "The name of a sundae''" repeated Mr. Hetrlek blanklj. "Yen," cried Imegene. "It wnsealled 'Marry Me Sundnc.' And when Bill pointed te It and asked me If I would I said yes"' Of fourae it wan all commonplace enough te eutsldera. But te Imegene It was romance, heart-warming, fouI feuI stirring remnnce. Typical Conversations By J. P. McEVOY Housewife Ordering Groceries Over the Telephone HKLLO, hello ! . . . Ts this Bow Bew dan's? . . . Yes, this Is Mrs. Clark. Have you any nice potatoes tedny? . . . Are j e.i sure they are nice? Yeu remember the last bunch you scut I me there wire a let of black npets In the centers and some of them were like marbles. Yeu knew when I pay money i for greceiks I want geed greceriM I (She lets hni bill go ns leiirf an she pon pen slblj can and then trades nt fie "CiifIi and Carry" until she gets her bill paid.) Ye, I knew the. de have black npe1" In tliem, but theie should net be m num. of them. . . . Well. I will tr; a hnlf peck. . . . (Buving jiotatecs by the half peck '(. llke bulng caviar by the deen). ABOUT onions. . . . have you any nice onion-? . . . Oh, I don't knew. . . . About a hnlf pound. . . . Ne, 1 don't want any grapefruit. Ne, no. I don't want any. . . . Ne. I don't want any of them cllbnr. Have you any nice eggs? . . . All your egga nre nlce! I don't knew about that. The last ileren 1 get from vim (here were two I hat were net se nice. They seemed quite diFCOutnged about bemething. ... Yrs, I knew It will happen, uui , Inpiiens tee often with your eggs. . . . W"ll. I will try It. But If there nrc any bad ones I will send them back. I (Nobody ever sint back n bad egg.) LKT me 'co. ... I need Borne Berne thing else. T can't remember what It is. Nnme ever a few things you hnve in the store nnd maybe thut will re mind inc. . . . Ne. ... no . . . no. no . . . no . . Let me t-vc. ... Ne ... . Ne. ... Yes, ri, new 1 remember. It wnsn t groceries at ull. Isn't that funnj (tec! hcell I want sonic black thread Ne. (10. I wonder If jeu could send next deer nnd get me a spool and send it with jour order. And would you also get n morning paper for nic and send It ever. And If the boy la coming by the drug store enn he bring me some toetli paste? . . . Yc, thank you. Yes, T think that will be all. Yes, that will be all for tedaj. Goodby I J. M. Shlmer Will Talk The High Scheel ratherV Association will meet lenlght nnd hear an address en "Armistice Daj" by J. Mjren Shinier. Garaflo Empleyes Extlngulah Flre A .-.light lire caused by a short circuit In the tlectrlc wiring of an nulomehllo lit Slcarn'H garage, 1110-12 Melen Rtrret, jestcrdaj about 2:10 I M.. wan HineUiend with sand by omplejcs before the arrival of firemen. Guilty of Manslaughter Leuis SIcnklevicz wan found gutllV of voluntary manslaughter yesterday btfere Judge Mennghan In connection with the death of. Vasll Smetanka, 424 North Fourth street, from etab wound, en January 1 last. us OBTS3I THE "HOT WAVE" Automatic Gas-Fired Beiler UBINO CMS FUKIj AUTOMATICALLY CONTROLLED f Supplies the heat for your Het Water, Steam or Vapor Heating System and bIv j'eu pealtlv even temperatures and hent comfertr without the work and worry, dust and dirt, which your present system fercea you te put up with. EeUl lu ALL PLUMBING OR IIEATING CONTRACTORS GAS UTILITIES CORPORATION 'Write for Iloeklrt 1200 Locust Street tVAtstJT aase Futly Qnarnntetil "Oh. Bill," she exclaimed, as a happ Idea come te her, "let's go te the Fam- . Ily Theatre tonight. There's a geed ' Sim there tonight." I In.egenn had figured that with the weather se het there would be but few people in the Tamily Theatre, And in the darkness of the theatre there i would urelj b" a chance for Bill. Imegene was right about the scarcity of tlie people in the theatre. But no sooner had she and Bill seated them selves in a dark spot well at the rear than ill fertune ence mere came her way. Hardly had Bill possessed hlmclf of her hand than Imogene's parentJ entered the theatre nnd uniuspectinglj seated themselves m the row just te the rear. The picture seemed Interminable te Imogene. But nt last It was ever. At last they walked out of the theatre. Surelv new there would be a chance for Bill. But Mr lletrick. feeling In Mountain Valley Water Why continue suffering from Stomach Trouble, Diabetes, Rheumatism, Gout, Bright's Disease, etc., when you can be benefited, just as thousands of ethers in Philadelphia, by drink ing Mountain Valley Water? Mountain Valley Water is a highly mineralized natural water pronounced radio - active by eminent chemists. It is a perfect diuretic and is of marked therapeutic value. Palatable and dellcieut at a table wattr. Prescribed and indorsed by leading physt ciant. Call and sample it free Office & Salesrooms, 718 Chestnut St. Philadelphia Phene, Walnut 3407 3f te .rrrri r j BiSS8SSte w.-.v--e in is..sAW jfls8yL-jL JJC raltfn 1 K .j3y I TThcre ou fnd Big Busfnejj you v ill find Emeralua. 'Si ivna fflffl ' str-& S.- I ! I I Kf' Tsfl KIND I1 TO THE Jf i EYES '1k' I ifffSiTBnT m m B' T3XTCD AT inrne nnrnnrvi rrr IQ bulnes buys for efficiency. Emeralltei predoml predeml ' nate in builnesi offices brmu. rhiu nrc i-ffirit,. prialctl, oeod looking quality lampi designed for eye tervlce They add tone and dignity te any envirenment. The New Daylight Attachment (hinsri etdintry tlectrlc Ilht tnte left dlffuwd drr Ilshc ihn cllmmite iU: r.J prcvtnu tyctttiln. Genuine Emeralltes arc branded. Loek for name en green glass shade. tfUtfntfeMaetiirl wH can W mlUi ttalXmreH(. tmiuM aw wwiiiinitm yamp. G lii OmiO ntifim te ielt from. Sold r iesc euppiy tna bctncti uttitn. Vrxlt for tmntUtt catalci. ttaMcPADDlN G. CO.. 4ZW.rrnSt..NewYerkCttT no uannx LciVfl met 134 5--, la m Fer Sale In Philadelphia by RETAILERS A. POMKnANTZ tl COMPANY TUB I'lIILADEMMMA J-XfcCTKIC COMl'AW WHOLESALERS JOHN 1. TAIHUS (Ulli'.tM MOUIUH HKLAH CO.MI'A.N IKA.NKMN ULECTHK f (IMP AM niir.AIIKLl'llIA KI.KCTKIC te HI l'PI.1 JUTT. FHAMl II. HTKOAKT Kl I'l'TKIt COWM RU.MHKV Kl.KtTKIL t'OMl'AM WAI.KKK A KF.I'I.KH JfOVKl.TV Kl.rcTKIC t(MI'AN JOSKIMI IJ. FICKCIIIK COMIMN H. t). BOHFRTN Kl.linilH' MI'I'IA t'0l'M j. r, nrciiANAN birriA cempinv I'm riirrtnqt M. IIJIIi i. Client nut V, .It V 7t!i St J N llli ht S3 . 'Ill t ii; . mil st. 87 N. 7tli Hi 1IHI7 rrh K 1)1 lifn'ntit SI VI-.1J-1I N lilt SI HI rrli Mt 11(11 Hki- Kl. 1113 tl.Mtnut HI. Ah for v T efllr mipplr nml rlrclrleiil ilrnUr hihI nrst-rlim itcmrlment nlerr. M, Jf i F JiUJrli Our Jr$'fJyGL3 for the Unem Approved by Public Opinion- OTMBMMmnnMHMNHMHaMNMMiMaMMTCHMBaMHHMHMaHiaMaaHMiaMHMma Eleventh and Market Streets. PHILADELPHIA pleyed Supported by the Wholesale Trade FRAM Jrm A OIAL Hp3i 3D IJprNilii TlwttroetepbitJsNOW. lrCArraYAltii Whet tach of as de his full shore te BOOM BUSINESSte turn the whieln that arc motienle end apttcS the wheels ttjSjlPM !d detvn-ta MAKE JOBS for these who are WttXJNG bnt IDLE. fckNK & SEDEK Is Ready te b3 Pii'iliUHL iiimiiinirimiiBMiwi iiiiiiiiiiiihiii il ORffRCr imKinjwiwPH'jMiiwt''Mii''Kini'i(niaiTiTnraiii(i mill nwiiiiiuiiiff m T THIS S t D A, . jtT F At OnceF&r Cash And Put It en Sale at Exactly the1 Wholesale Prices that We Pay for Ii m A GREAT SEK1B3 OF and will Continue for 9 luesi Mt$AKj rftfl IDS HiKSiS KSFjHfuum iuii 11 Miawnian wiiuiiiuuiiiMII irmnmnrimii ii inhiwi m i mni ij IN A SUPREME EFFORT TO WPUT THE DOLLARS MAKING J0BS! ttheONLYPROFlTfFemTSsisSalegi Htk. i?lHr'jMfc- it'ciiJBi ayEnvelena "Bvtr? deMtInin,. Is ready te bjy from t "Ne Dflp-SaJes will tmgin. Ii rgsta Sahwaj te t)i wef. Just ts een mew y win cuniraua ECUcrtiJJ our rflPtt !Wlllrffr nnrrlirtfflSw . i..MtJffXgfifl mm&MmsmteWMME, ViWnettgn fflfiv) en fciikiKiffJKS. nixhand!! It retched, the, lnnil at Btrsatienallv low er1 mmmmz wAiZwrnm Te sincerely thank the jjianj public-spirited manufacturers and jobbers who. by ghi"g the sensational values many at much less than actual producing costs that will be offered in these Sales, have joined us in this tar-reaching:, constructive step te make jobs for the thousands of unemployed who arc billing te work, but cannot find anything te de. 1IDAY x2 ik H rra V 'J lit 'A Kilyi - V JR. H it P Ne Operating Costs will be Added te these prices- If the Wholesale Cost of an article is $1.00 te us then we will sell it for $1.00 te the public. We pay the entire cost of operation. That is our contribution te the cause in a supreme effort te "PUT THE DOLLARS MAKING JOBS." FRANK & SW ER-EIevenl.i and Market bis. Z BMBBBtl)Mti f w ;Hrr-Ttr-Ty-rrTrrirl i - w- .