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ask for the"man's friendship or his.
acquaintance either. I only wanted the common sense kind of courtesy that one man would give to another business caller. "I don't believe that any man or woman either asks Dick if he. is married when he is making his first business call upon them." j The world goes on the supposition that a man's private life is only of interest to himself, but it "butts in," as Dick would' say, on all the personal affairs of woman. One may not decry the happiness of a girl who has just promised to become the wife of the man she loves. -a I do not think I will'evefe againreach the ecstatic heights of the night on which Dick asked me to be his wife. I wanted something to commemorate, that moment not that I .can ever forget it something tangible that I might finger and caress, but I did not particularly want a ring to be worn on a certain finger. That has be come a badge of one's engaged state rather than a token of commemora tion of the wonderful moment when love's vows were made. I would" just as leave had a chain or a bracelet, or even an appropriate picture or a rare book. (To Be Continued Tomorrow.) o- KING ALFONSO ADMIRES ANCESTRAL ARMOR WON'T LET HIM HAVE IJl Paris. In accordance with a rigorous rule of court courtesy, which is that a visiting monarch must be given any small ornament which- catches his fancy in the house he is visiting, the president of the French republic has just; bestowed a trifling gift upon King Alfonso of Spain. It was only the head piece of a war horse's armor, and was a fitting gift to Alfonso be cause it had once belonged to Philip II, a predecessor of Alfonso's upon the Spanish throne. . But, unfortunately, the piece of armor is valued at $200,000 and France, with war taxes growing, is none too opulent. At least so says a former premier, George Clemenceau. And he asks the courts to enjoin President Poincaire from making' the gift. o o Chicago equal suffragists want a city ordinance for a- minimum scale for men and women in trade occupa tions. ' ' Though several women have pass ed the examinations for the bar in Georgia, none have been admitted to practice. iinhnrigiiiiyiiiTii-