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'down the cover quickly.
f'An empty heart?" exclaimed
, Kate. "How suggestive.'
But the heart wasn't empty.
Over by the window Sue opened
It was red inside as well as out
side. And from the ruddy glow,
smiled up at her, her own hiische
vious face. Bob had taken that
picture the day they first met.
He had finished it neatly, cut it
in heart-shape, and fitted it into
the box. She tried to remove it.
It was securely fastened. For a
long, long minute she stood quite
still, the red heart in her hand.
Then, "Kate she called, sudden
ly, "is there a late train tonight?"
Just after dark, on the eve of
St. Valentine's day, over the long
distance telephone, Mr. Bob Ma
son' heard a dis-embodied voice,
"Is that you, Bob?" said the
voice. Yes. I'm leaving here un
expectedly at 11:20 tonight.
Could you meet me r Who is it?"
There was a laugh unmistakably
Sue's. And out of the laugh, the
voice said, gaily, "if you don't
know, yon don't deserve to. But
come to the station tomorrow
'morning and find out. It's your
(Copyright, by W. G. Chapman.)
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"Willie," said his father, just as
the young hopeful had given vent
to a vociferous oath, "how dare
you say such a thing, and right
before me, too?"
"Well," answered Willie, "how
did I kn6w you wanted to swear
INVESTIGATE THE PRESS
The Chicago Law and Order
League ought to accept Dr. Cot
ton's invitation to thoroughly in
vestigate the war between the
daily newspapers and their lock1
No criminal class in Chicago
was eyer as responsible for as
much lawlessness as the big
newspaper owners and the Chi
cago police force have been re
sponsible for since this trouble
started May 1.
All citizens who depend upon
the big dailies for mformation
have been kept in ignorance of the
lawless outrages perpetrated by
the newspaper sluggers and thugs
and the Chicago police because
the big newspapers suppress news
when it is to their interest to do
- It is strange that there is no
body of public spirited men and
women in Chicago with courage
to defy and expose a corrupt and
A man near Oakland City, Ind.,
has posted the following warning:
"Tijespaesers will be persecuted
to the full extent of two municipal
dogs, which ain't never been over
soshible with strangers, and one
double barel shotgun, which ain't
loaded with no soffy pillars, for I
am getting tired of this raidin my
"I understand that you speak
French like a native?" "No, I've
got the grammar and the acceht
pretty well, but it's hard to leara
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