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Deacon Smithy "You've given us a
good 'lesson, Mr. Draper." I'm "for ap
preciating the old church and the
young minister as they deserve to
The following Sunday showed
practical results, the next better still.
That week Alvin received a letter
' which he greeted with a hurrah his
suit was won.
He 'met Viola, her face .beaming,
.that afternoon. She had heard of
his success. Also that he was going
to accept the offers of the manufac
turers, give up inventing, and en
gage in a practical business-undertaking.
"I must congratulate, you on -your
good fortune," she" said brightly.
"And, oh! what magic wonders you
have accomplished with the church.
The trustees have raised five thou
sand dollars, and my brother will be
taken care of. as he should."
"I've sort of reformed them?," in
sinuated Alvin, and. h'e'cam'e a step
nearer with the old-time love light
shining" in his eyes! "I've, reformed
myself too, Viola. i there any hope?"
, "Alvin," said Viola frankly,. "I am
afraid I mean I must confess that
you have invented a new way to
reach my heart."
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
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Clara I have been to the theater
every "night this week and had a, dif
ferent escort each time. Fred You,
should be more cautious, my dear
Miss Clara. v Clara Cautious! Fred
Yes; or ill-natured people' will be say
ing you can't get the same, man to 'go
jvith you twice,
TOWERS GJiC-CO. ' I '-
Latest snapshot of. J.. Pierpont
Morgan, "the seconds ,,taken since the
death i his fatnerv" ,..
"BEASTLY FLUKE' 1
Mr. Balfour t.ells?a)good story con
cerningan Enghsh'golfjer. playing on
a French- course', who understood no
He made 'a 'fine approach, with his
iron and succeeded; in;layin& his ball
dead. He .turned round-to his caddy
for applausd. The'latter saw what
was'expecte'd pf;hhii "and)did.his best
"to rise to the(:occasionl
He described theVshot in the only
English which' ;he had "hearT habitu
ally associated 'with'any renVarkably
successful stroke in the; game. Look
ing full in, his employees., face with
his most winning and-sympathetic.,
smile, he uttered the words: .
" "Beastly 'fluke!" 4 "