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PJJ 11.' W
attire. '.'I've only get a few minutes
to spare. You see, I am acting as
chauffeur for Mr. Porter and his lady
friend. I bribed the garage man to
let me do it They are looking over
some papers at a farm .house near
here, and I rannlqwn to ask you two
to keep a secret." "
"A secret!" repeated Mrs. Tresham,
"A secret!" echoed Eunice, appr
"Yes. Oh, you dear little goose!"
Patty addressed herself to Eunice.
"Why, this mysterious Miss Davey is
in reality Mrs. Davey. She has a
crippled husband and they adore each
other. He was not able to come down
to this district to straighten out some
titles to an estate he inherited. A
good friend of Mr. Porter recom
mended him as a capable lawyer, and
Mr. Porter gets his first fee a thou
sand dollars. He wants to surprise
you, hence his absence on business."
"Oh, how I have wronged dear,
dear Roy!" wailed Eunice, in a tem
pest of tears.
In propria personae, along came
Patty the next morning.
Fresh as a daisy, bright as a dew
drop, sweet and womanly, but with a
happy sparkle in her eyes, her first
query of Mrs. Tresham was:
"Where is Walter?" and that 'told
To keep a white silk dress from be
coming yellow, hang on a hanger in
a bag made of blue cambric and hang
in a dark corner of the closet
Slice two heads of lettuce in fine
strings, add to stock, boil up and add
y2 cup of cream, 1 egg well beaten,
salt pepper and a dash of nutmeg.
Use only tender leaves of the lettuce.
For tired, inflamed eyelids there is
nothing better than a cloth wrung
out from hot water. Apply to eyes
and change the cloth often.
Sweep the storeroom at least once
each month, and if there is a win
dow in it coyer a window screen with
two thicknesses of cheesecloth and
keep window open all the time.
Hang furs in mothproof bags i
these may be "home made" by past
ing many thicknesses of newspaper
in bag shape. Allow, pdtete to dry
thoroughly; dust and sun the furs
and put into bag. Paste the top se
curely and hang the bag up.'
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WALK AT DAWN O PAY,LATEST
"Dawn of Day" walks are popular?
at Newport this summer. Mrs. Her--bert
Harriman of New York started)
the fad and now all fashionable Uew-.
porters are rising with the dawn to
take an hour's tramp on the Cliffs.
A cretonne velvet sport coat is Mrsv
Harriman's favorite wrap on thest
morning hikes. ' . -