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such impertinence in all my fife,"
said Philippa in her Philippa-est
"Neither did I!" agreed Jack
cheerfully. "Here's the taxi. Hop
Philippa hopped. Jack gave the
driver the address, and climbed
;n: Philippa had had time to as
sume the most approved attitude
of hauteur (some word that, isn't
it?) She didn't answer' the first
remark Jack made; nor the sec
ond, and that young gentleman
began to sweat. That's the worst
of- your excitable persons. They
go up in the air, and do the thing
that is perfectly right before they
have time to think of what "other
people will say," and then if you
put them beside a haughty and
disdainful young lady in the con
lined space of a taxicab, they go
all to pieces.
The taxi drew up in front of the
parsonage of the Rev. James
Danforth, D. D. Jack by this time
was just a mess of sweathy appre
hension and the knowledge of
having broken the conventions.
"This is the minister's, Philip
pa," he said.
"Kindly leave me, Mr. Powers,
Wd order the chauffeur to take
me home," said Philippa. (Talk
about the frozen adventures of
"Oh., Philippa !" cried Jack, try
ing to drop on one knee, where it
couldn't be d6ne, "can't you ever
forgive me for my unspeakable
conduct. I was half crazv with.
love for you, and I didnt' know
4what I was doing'
; Philippa leaned fojward and
looked at him. For once she fdr
got her dignity.
"Jack Powers!" she said, "if
you don't carry me up the stairs
of that minister's house and mar
ry me against my will, I'll never
speak to you again."
Old Volter ? Well, what could
he dOfabout it? But he had to pay
the titled person damages.
Large collars in round, pointed
or 'hod effects are mucrr in evi
dence on new coats. They are
usually 'finished ofi; with long,
narrow revers, ending below the
Muffs of fur or satin are trim
med with fringe, narrow and
wide, and evening scarfs which
are made of gauze and gathered
in the middle of the back and over
the arms, are also edged with a
narrow silver or gold fringe.
Wide flat fur stoles about 10 or
12 inches across and nearly three
yards in length are finished at
either end with a rich fringe.
Black grenadines with borders
of half a dozen satin stripes, in
color, graduated 'in width, are
made up over a satin the color of
Morgan has two bibles for
which he paid over $48,000. But
St. Jfeter doesn t care whether
you carry the $48,000 or the 48
cent kind. x