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"Because I don't love you as I
"You will learn to love me," he pro
tested. "Lucy, you will care for me."
She listened with dull pride. Yes,
he was a gentleman,, as she had
known from the first.
"No, my dear," she answered.
"That is my decision. I have taken a
long time to come to it, and I have
been weak and foolish not to have
known before. I hope we shall be
good friends always. " But I cannot
marry you. Don't make it harder for
She was trembling. Even then, if
he had taken her in his arms she
would have yielded, would have mar
ried him without his love. She knew
it, and hated herself for it.
But he only bowed, turned, and
went toward the door. He hesitated.
He would not pretend, or lie, but he
would not show what was in his
"You are sure, Lucy?" he asked.
"You are sure this is not "
"Caprice? Oh, no, it is my discov
ery of myself," she answered. "Good
night and forgive me if you can."
As the door closed she saw the
lonely years stretch out again in all
MODISTE WINS HICK OFFICE
Cook County Real Estate Board
quarterly has these want ad gags
from E. P. Simpson:
Will Buy A muscle from an arm
of the sea.
Lost A ring from the finger of
Stolen A blanket from the
Found A petticoat made from the
skirts of the town.
Wanted A smile from the face of
For Sale A hair from the head of
Wanted A glove for the hand of
Wanted A shoe for the foot of a
Mme. Alice E. Bailey of Chicago,
one of the sponsors of the "American
Ideas in American dress" movement
which is sweeping the country, has
been elected president of the Fashion
ArtLeague of America. The organ
ization is trying to make the United
States the center of the fashion
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
April 11, 1801 John Edgar, one
of the foremost citizens of Kaskas
kia, asserted that nine-tenths of the
inhabitants of St Clair and Randolph
counties desired that a legislative as
sembly be elected in Indiana terri
tory, to which Illinois at that time be
longed. o o
Dish washing becomes a genteel
vocation when it-is called "domestic
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