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etbook and I believe you remarked
that she was pretty."
"Of course, she was pretty," broke
out Eleanor Fairlow. "That gang
knew what they were doing!"
Then she stopped, affrighted at
what she was saying.
"What gang, Miss Fairlow,?" I
asked, knowing now that the "bars
I were down."
"Oh, don't act as though you did
not know," she answered, bravely
standing fay her guns, as most wom
en will do when driven into a corner.
"I know and you know that a pret
ty woman has been hired to work
ruin to Dick Waverly. Inadvertently
and by some stroke of fate I was on
that train, and if the case comes to
trial I will be brought into it.
"These men will probably try to
make out that I, too, am one of
Dick's many light o' loves." Then,
seeing my horrified face, she said:
"Forgive me, Mrs. Waverly. I hardly
know what I am saying. The only
coherent and tangible idea that ob
sesses me at present is that I would
like to strangle that lying woman
with my own hands yes, strangle
'her until those big, pathetic, brown
eyes of her popped out of her pretty
"Pardon me, but that would not
help matters any, would it? We
must think of some way in which we
can muzzle this woman's tongue.
The case MUST NOT come to trial,
as much for your sake as for Dick's.
I could not bear to have an innocent
woman's reputation blasted just be
cause of a chance meeting with my
Eleanor Fairlow looked at me
hard and then said: "Are you not
jealous over this thing?"
"No" I answered, "I cannot see
any cause for jealousy in the fact
that my husband helped one woman
out of supposedly great trouble or
whiled away the evening hours of a
tiresome railroad journey by chat
ting with another pretty woman
who was an old friend."
"Margie Waverly, you are a good
woman," said Eleanor Fairlow, as I
bade her good-by. I wonder why she
did not shake hands with me. I ex
tended mine, but apparently she did
not see it.
(To Be Continued Tomorrow.)
SUFFRAGISTS TO GIVE LAW
MAKERS LESSON IN POLITICS
Nashville, Tenn. Members of the
Tennessee legislature of 1915 will be
guests of the National Woman's Suffrage-
convention to be held Novem
ber 12 in Nashville.
The plan to give the lawmakers
to be elected' November 3 an oppor
tunity to study suffrage politics at
first hand originated with Mrs.
Crozier-French, president of the Ten
nessee State Suffrage Association.
Immediately after the November elec
tion she will issue invitations to the
new legislators to attend the woman
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