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was just bound on a mission of res
titution." "Indeed?-'' .uttered Vernon.
"Yes. I destroyed Mr. Shaw's hat
I have got him a new one. This is it
I wish to get it to him."
Harley Vernon chuckled. He could
scarcely repress his jollity.
"My auto is below," he said; "not
for worlds would I have any other
than yourself deliver that hat to the
dear old fellow! A sight of your face
tamed him down yesterday. To find
an honestly inclined young lady,
spending her own money to replace
an old hat hello! a thought You
haven't jsaved the old one, have
"Why, yes," assented Myra, mar
veling at the sudden excitement of
this erratic young man.
"Is it handy?"
Myra produced it from a wardrobe.
Young Vernon turned out its inside
band, drew out a folded slip of paper
and smiled profoundly.
'.'My uncle lost a valuable receipt,"
he explained. "Just now I wondered
if he had not aljsent-mindedly placed
it in his hat Sure enough. You give
it to him with the new hat, please."
Which Myra did. for she accom
panied Harley to the Shaw home.
Old Mr. Shaw openly admired the de
sire of a modern young lady to make
things square, He said some perti
nent things about an estimable girl
after Myra had left
Upon which hint Harley acted.
There was a wedding before the year
" "AIL on account of them don't-you-.
forget-its!" pronounced Billy, the
office boy, expansively.
NO SYMPATHY FOR COOK
t "Now I want this and I expect that,
likewise so and so," declared the
"That will do for you," said the
lady of the house. "You act like a
foreign nation attempting to win the
sympathy-of the United-States.u
WANTS INSPECTION OF DAIRY
MRS EDNA LYON UiRST.
Through the efforts of Mrs. Hirst,
president of the New York Daily
Food Alliance, a resolution will'be in
troduced in the next session of con
gress, asking inevstigation of dairy
"There is no food in the country
today that needs inspection more
than our butter," Mrs. Hirst says.
She maintains lime is used instead
of water in preparing milk and but
ter for market.
IN THIS CASE IT IS
A vegetarian engaged a German
cook not long ago. His wife liked
the appearance of the applicant, her
references were good and the wages
she demanded not exorbitant
"I'd like to have you come," -said
the lady of the house, "but perhaps
you won't like to live with us. We
are vegetarians and never have any
meat in the house. Would you be
satisfied with a vegetable diet?"
The fraulein scratched -her head.
"Veil," she said, dubiously, "iss beer
a vegetable?" "
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