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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 30, 1912, Image 20

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lAnd Elizabeth " but s.he spoke
hastily, and still stiffy.
"And" I feel sure that it is in
order to congratulate you on your,
renewed engagement.' Your-hap-py
face shows that you have made
it all right between you, as I said
I was sure you could. Perhaps
this accident was a good thing
for you both, you know. You See
I am a pretty wise sort of old
maid adviser, after all, am I not?"
She smiled, but it was a weak re
flection of her usual bright smile
for Jimmie. He stared at hen
with a puzzled, amazed look, for
a moment, then burst suddenly
into a ringing laugh.
"glizabeth you are jealous. I
Tiave blundered in the telling of
my story the story I hurried
away, and hurried here, to tell.
But I blundered from the great
joy of it. The circumstances are
happier, for you and me, than
you think. I have not seen Alice
I am not going to see her. I
went there because you sent me;
but when I arrived in fear and
trembling, I heard such good
news that it fairly went to my
head. Alice refused absolutely
to see me, when I was announc
ed. She also declared her inten
tion, quite plainly, of never seeing
me again, if she can help it. They
explained, very gently, lest they
hurt my already lacerated feel
ings, that her calling for me was
a bit of hysterics which she
promtly disavowed as soon as she
had recovered a little. She does
not love me, nor want me. Eliz
abeth, dearest, you will take pity
came back to you so happy, .so
glad of the story 1 could tell you.
You will not mar my gladness
now, will you, dear, sweetheart
confidante?" An'd from the light that came
into the face of the girl as she
held out Her hands-to him, he read
his answer, before her lips spoke
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Prisoner And I thought stars
and 'stripes were the emblem of
o o .
Smith and. Jones were speaking
about thejfine points of their re- ,
spective sons.
"That boy of mine," rejnarked.
Smith extravagantly, "is a gen
uine article. He's all wool, you
"Shouldn't wonder," comment
ed Jones. "I notice he shrinks
rom washing.
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