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AMONG US MORTALS
The Tail End of the Holidays By W. E. HILL Copyfilh. Ig2t N Y. Tribunt- im-. TrmtifiiiHrk I*. ft- Patent Ojgcf "Now, Arthur, don't you stir out of this house till you've sat down and written your Aunt May a nice note, thank ing her for the Christmas book she sent you." i \ ftT0T The box of Christmas candy is passed on to Olga, the sweet toothed domestic. Olga doesn't mind ? bit that th? remain ing layer consists largely of the pink filled pieces that no body liked. A good many of them have been bitten into and have been put back. The light fiction coun ter. several days after Christmas. "No, I knew the book wasn't purchased here, hut I thought you wouldn't mind changing it." Then Gladys will op?n the book at one of the Elaces which hasn't een thumb marked, to show how fresh and new it lookt. The Christmas toy? have begun to pall on Effie, even though a household full of grown-ups are con tinually reminding her that there are no end of poor little boya and girls who would be glad of a single toy to play with, and here she is with all these lovely, lovely play things and tirea of them already! Efflo has been asking her Aunt Helen how old she is. Also, how old a lady has to be lo get married ? and why Aunt Helen hasrr*t any little babies. Aunt Helen is rather glad that Kflie's school reopens Monday next. Sad-eyed elevator man of the Linden Court apartments gazing, oh, so re proachfully, at those tenants who didn't come across at all handsomely on Christmas Day. The social whirl is a hard lite, and Eldred is begin ning to look wan and pale from late parties. El dred's family are all for sending him back to prop, school a day or so earlier than usual. Right?"Thank you so much, Sarah, dear, for the darling little" and right there Ana belle's mamma struck a snag. She was going on to say how she had the gift right before her on the desk even as she wrote, etc., etc., but neither Anabelle. nor her mamma, nor Aunt Jane can remember for the life of them what it was Cousin Sarah sent. Right ? January which comes all soon, bringing Christmas bills.