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she acknowledged languidly.
"He isn't very common," declared
Lucia. "Why, I heard him at the
piano today playing softly one of
your most difficult concert pieces. He
is a true gentleman, that is sure."
The other van arrived, next morn
ing. Then came Mr. and Mrs. Dal
lemand. Mr. Dallemand, hearing of
the active services of the "common
person," pleaded with him to remain
a week and get things in order -about
"My old friend, General Taylor, is
coming to visit us tomorrow," an
nounced Mr. Dallemand to his wife
and daughter one day. "His nephew
will be a millionaire some day, Vic
toria," added Mr. Dallemand, with a
quiet smile, and the next day the gen
eral arrived. His host was showing
him about the garden when the gen
eral started, halted and stared.
"My nephew here'" cried the old
man and his glance was fixed on
Wharton, who, assisted by Lucia, was
training a vine up a trellis, their faces
temptingly near together.
"That why, that is Wharton, a
jewel of a manager I have employ
ed " began Mr. Dallemand.
"Yes, Eric Wharton Taylor," add
ed the general "Hey, sir, what is
the meaning of this masquerade?" he
hailed, and Lucia, with blushing face
retreated, and Wharton advanced. "I
put you on probation "
"Well, I've started in to make a
man of myself by seeking honest
work, haven't I?" smiled Wharton.
The general put out his hand with
the words: "I guess we'll cancel that
foolish quarrel. And that pretty
young lady?" he insinuated, glancing
after the runaway.
"My affianced wife, if you approve
it," announced Wharton.
Miss Victoria was aghast when she
heard the news. The unknown Eric
Wharton Taylor had been on her list
of prospective suitors. However, she
bit her Up and smiled on Lucia, ana
really approved the match with thai
ACTRESS LOVES MONKEY AND
GUINEA PIG PETS
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Miss Eleanor Woodruff, whose am
bition is to be "the greatest woman
in the motion picture field," who
spends her spare time playing with
her pet monkey and little guinea pig.
A drop of household ammonia ap
plied to a spot caused by chigger will
lessen the itching and hasten the
Keep all cooking utensils in one
place, and a small one at that It
will save time and steps.
If one of the kiddies '"gets a black
eye" bathe the eye frir 20 minutes
with fiot water, then apply pure green
soap and leave over night.
When putting a muslin curtain on a
rod cover end of rod with an old
glove finger and the Gurtain will slip
on quickly and will not bo torn.