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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 14, 1912, Image 18

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"(Copyright,-by W. G. Chapman.)
Arnold was 'already Jieartily
tired of the disguise. It 'was his
nature toxloall things openly arid
above board, and it irked him fo
"have to stoop to subterfug, even
in the struggle for the hand of
b, ' i f Smiled
Down Upon tha Astonished
ithe-wonian he held above all. Be
sides, foiv-a, man who had never
-answered to the call or the craze
"jpf the petrol, goggles, high-col-xlared
coat and bunglesbme cap
formed a discomfitting rampart
behind which to hid features and
form. With a growling impreca1
ion against stubborn fathers and.
fate, who kept him fighting for
his share of the world's goods-instead
of endowing him with such
at short notice, Arnold swept the
big, rakish-looking car in a vic
iously short curve and brought it
to a panting standstill before the
Leonard mansion in the Upper
To his associates and enemies
alike on 'Change, "Old Bull" Leo
nard was the personification v of
what all good mothers warnjtheir
sons against growing up into. He
Was just as merciless and cruel as
his rise to fortune was-sudden and
spectacular, The one soft spot in
his heart was for Dolly,' and her
request for an imported car of
fabulous horsepower and an in
structor in.its ways and tricks of
locomotion, was granted readily.
The recognition of struggling
young Arnold had been the one
request against which the old
broker had hardened his heart.
The influence of a young man
well liked for his personal quali
ties, is sometimes as far reaching
as that of an old man well muni
tioned with gold, and ArnoUfJiad
experienced no difficulty in land
ing the place as instructor in
auto .driving to the beautiful
Dolly Leonard.
Arnold Tiad no chance to step
from the car after ft stopped. His
heart warmed and his face flushed
happily at the suddenness with
which Dolly threw open the doors
and almost ran to the curbing in
response to the "honk honk" of
the hornT Dolly had admitted her
love, for him when Arnold had
first poured forth his story of his
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