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it", but what they really couldn't stand
for. was Her genuineness!
"I'm not going to get married,"
Miss Polly sobbed. "I hate men any
way. I'm never, going to marry any
man:" J 1
And then I don't know what put it
into my head. I suppose it was some
devilishness bred in me I'm Irish on
my father's side but-I had a thought
then that I hadn't dared to think be
fore. -And besides, I-happened to re
member that I had twelve hundred
dollars in the savings bank. ,
"0, yes, you are, my dear," I said.
"You are -going to marry me. I'm not
orijy a, butler, but I'm going to be a
gentleman tomorrow. I've got twelve
hundred -in the bank and I'm going in
to the coal business. Run. upstajrs
and put your bonnet on.andi'lLmeet
you in five minutes at the. side door."
That's the true story of this Stacey
affair. What! You're a newspaper re
porter? I wish you'd told me before
and I'd have let you know a.thing or
two" more besides, because I want to
let those Staceys down good and
hard. But say, don't ypu write a word
about him having meant to give her
the mitten. She'll never know that.
(Copyright by.W. G. Chapman-)
"I see," said. Wiggles, "that Bobby
Fancier and his wife have-got a. di
vorce." "Really?" said Jiggles.
"What a sad case! Who gets the
custody of the -poodle?"
By Berton Braley
I should worry, I should sigh,
I should toss all night in pain,
Just because I cannot buy (
Things some people long to gain;
Clothes of latest English cut,
Fashion's latest freak in shoes,
VSwagger" derbies for my nut,
I should weep and liave the blues f
Vincent Astor's out of town,
Reggie Vnderbilt's at home,
Mrs. Goelet has a gown
Which is quite the rage in Rome,
Harry Thaw is still inside
Becker, too, is out of sight,.
I should worry till I cried; . f
J should lose iiy appetite! - -
Cost of living's due to fall,
Costlier is dry champagne,
Diamond stocks are getting small,.
Turkey starts the war again;
Rich trust magnates go to jail!
They get theirs' and get it good!
I should weep and I should wail,
I should worry yaas I should!