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in which Hughes concurred, found in
favor of the corporation.
In the words of the court: "And so
construed (in favor of the state) the
grant of 110,000 acres will be in
creased 40,000 acres, and as the de
murrer concedes the deposit of salt
is from four to eight feet thick, there
will be further increase of two or
three million tons of salt, worth in
the aggregate an almost fabulous
slum. Such consequences or
state's contentions at once challen;
In plain language, this is what the
court meant: It is wrong for a state
university to have lands worth mil
lions, but the plain language of the
act may be strained to give "this fa
bulous sum" to a corporation.
CONFESSIONS OF A WIFE
'YOU CAN MANAGE MEN IF YOU'LL BE A LITTLE DIPLOMATIC"
"After I left the office of the the
atrical manager I went out into the
park and sat down for a little while.
"You see, Margie," said Paula, "I
wanted to think, and I knew I could
not think in that awful hall bedroom.
But here in the park a balmy wind
was blowing all the grayness and
mist away and leaving the sky an in
describable blue, with great bunches
of white fleece floating over it
"I distinctly remember that day as
the one I first saw the REAL SKY,
and I marveled at the bare wonder
"I wanted to get away from that
awful atmosphere where I had met
the theatrical manager. I laughed a
little at my vanity in imagining he
had remembered me!
"That insolent boy's wink meant
he understood the whole episode,
and thought I did as well.
"It was the first time in my life,
Margie, that I had the feeling my sex
was a thing with which to barter. Lit
tle crinkly cold shudders ran up and
down my backbone. "
"At college we had talked of love
in abstract fashion. We accepted at
tentions from young men as our
"I had stepped out of the world of
giving into the world of trade.
" 'You must pay!' ah, Margie, for
the first time I realized that.
"To my horror, I found myself
wondering if I could endure a few
familiarities for the sake of getting
on the stage. I felt myself blushing
and once more I looked up at
sky once more I breathed the c:
"On the way to my boarding hi
I met my little friend Jane, with ai
" 'What did you do today?' asked
"I did not want to tell of my visit
to the theatrical manager before the
other girl, but both looked expect
antly at me, so I told them.
" 'The old pig!' exclaimed Jane's
friend, whose name was Maggie.
'Why didn't you slap his face?'
" 'Now, Maggie, you know you
have lost a good many splendid posi
tions by that slapping process.'
" 'But you would not have, me ac
cept his attentions, Jane,' I said in
" 'Certainly not, but it doesn't hurt
any to be a little diplomatic. Some of
my best friends are men who first
tried to make what they called
"love" to me.'
" 'You are one in a hundred, Jane,'
said Maggie. I can't keep the pigs
" 'That is why you are working
yourself most to death for Miss Fin
stein, and being bawled out every
day, instead of having an easy job
with some man, as I have.'
"I made up my mind that I'd take
some lessons in ma'-aging from
To Be Continued)'