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the visitor again spoke, the accents
of her voice betrayed intense emo
tion. "Will you draw up a memo
randa of the partnership agreement,
Mr. Bryan?" she said.
He took up his pen and drew a
blank sheet of "paper towards him
in a dazed, mechanical way.
"The name, please?" he question
ed. She lifted her veil Alice Worth!
For a moment he stared unbelieving
ly at her. Then the truth over
whelmed him. The tears started, his
face dropped into his arms across the
desk before him and he sobbed as if
his heart would break. Her gentle
hand caressed the silvered head.
"Blindl Blind!" she murmured
"he does not even yet guess that "my
poor tired heart is famishing for the
love of a true, loyal man !"
But the scales fell from the eyes of
John Bryan as the days went on and
business cares were assuaged by that
sweet companionship. And then,
amid hope and success, love flamed
forth gloriously, and so they were
(Copyright, 1916, W. G. Chapman.)
WELL, IT CANT BE COLD EVERYWHERE?
a. - j -a iTiii .,7
When Mrs. Sydney Alfred Williams of New York appeared on the Palm
Beach strand wearing this novel bathing suit the applause of the moneyed
multitude was loud and long.
THE CANNY SCOT
An Englishman, Irishman and a
Scotchman made an agreement be
tween themselves that whoever died
first should have five pounds placed
on his coffin by each of the others.
The Irishman was the first to die.
Shortly afterward the Scotchman
met the Englishman and asked him
if he had fulfilled the agreement
"Yes," said the Englishman. "In
whit wey did you pay it?" asked the
Scotchman; "in notes or gold?" "I
put on five sovereigns," said the Eng
lishman. "What did you put on?"
"Oh, I jist wrote me check fer ten
pounds," said the Scotchman, "an
took your five sovereigns -as change."