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tlfied, but he respected 'his young cli
ent and proceeded to execute the or
der without cavil. Dale ran up the
steps of the home of his fiancee a few
minutes later. --He rang the doorbaU.
Mr. Parr appeared
"You were robbed of a safe con
taining a small fortune a few days
since," began Dale.
"What of it?" demanded Parr, sus
piciously viewing the visitor whom he
"I've got a trace of it," replied Dale
"How? How?" cried the old man
"I overheard the burglars telling
Where they hid the safe the night of
"You heard!" gasped Parr incred
ulously. "Whq, aren't you deaf as a
,' "Never mind that," retorted Dale
with a confident smile. "Come with
Which Parr did, to be led to the
site of a burned-down farmhouse.
There Dale uncovered an old well,
descended and attached the rope to
something at its bottom. The three
pulled it up the missing safe!"
And its contents intact! Then the
police were notified to lay in wait for
"But but your deafness?" stam
mered the marveling old man on the
way back to his home.
"Cured in the city a" week ago
through a successful operation," ex
"The reward," began Parr, nig
gardly thinking of the one thousand
dollars he had offered.
Then Dale Armstrong asked for
Myrtle's hand in marriage and
'(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
"Mother was rather angry with you
"Why, I didn't Mss you."
"Just so. And so she waited all the
evening at the keyhole for nothing." ,
WRITES MOVJES.THATRIT HER
' AUDIENCE '
Three years ago Catherine Carr
was engaged as, a special scenario
writer. Prom that position she rose
to be editof-in-chief of the scenario
department in the Kinetophone of
fices. "WhenI see one of 'my pictures
in the movies," she says, "I want
those about me to be thinking, 'Why
that story might have happened to
me just as easily as not. 'Then you
will have your audience with you as
certain as the" sun rises."
FOOUNG THE ENEMY
Gen. Pau tells of a French non
commissioned qfficer whp'was being
examined' on the 'subject "of tactics.
"Give me an instance of strategy,"
The soldier thought-hard; then re
plied: ,-. ' C"
"When in battle yoitrun out of am
munition, and don't want the. enemy
to know -it, it is" good strategy to keep '
on firing.'" sjl.