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with me," said Avery, "except I was
in lovg." Later, the elder Avery persuaded the young husband to join the navy, the boy said, urging that it was the only way to escape arrest for perjury. Young Avery enlisted. While at the navy training yard Avery wrote to his wife, who ha'd been prostrated at her home since his disappearance. Her family mortgaged the house hold furniture fo get railroad fare and Mrs. Avery hurried to Chicago. She found it necessary to buy her husband's release from the navy, re turned to Kansas City and borrowed the required amount, $52, from friends. Avery used his month's wages to return to Kansas City and arrived with only a few cents. After a conference in which his father told him to choose between riches and his girl-bride, Avery went to his wife's home where the couple is living until Avery can find a job. "Father told me I'd haverto scratch for myself," said Avery, "and now I'm ready to show him I am some scratcher." SAN MARINO STUFFED "CUKES" Cut off the ends of large cucum bers and peel them, soak in salted water one hour. Cut a slit in one side and scoop out the seeds. Make a stuffing of boiled rice and chopped green onions. Fill the cucumbers, place them in a stew pan, add one clip soup stock, the juice of one lemon, a tablespoon of butter, and stew until tender. Serve hot, gar nished with parsley and dressed with melted butter or a good white sauce. o o Bell Telephone Co. successfully opened the Montreal-Vancouver tele-, phone line, said to be the longest ear-to-ear circuit in the world. The line is 4,227 miles long, while the New York.San Francisco line recent ly opened is but 3,400 miles. "CHICAGO DAY" By W. W. Knowles Chicago is the great center Of the world-encircling throng, v All who would her portals enter Must agree to move along. "Move along" or be suspended, They shall not blockade the way Of the army that contended In Chicago's early day. Contended for her better, best The means to give her sway; And fought the fight of well-earned rest In beloved "Chicago Day"! That glory-day is now dawning To the victor, praise I say! We'll crbwn her "queen of the morn ing" And sing of "Chicago Day." o o SHE'S READY FOR RINK mil By Betty Brown The young person in stripes is pre paring for the not-so-very-far-away skating days. Her big collar and small pap are of blue and white an gora and chenille. Blue velvet lines the collar. The silk tassel slips through buttonholes and holds it fast. I. . AaahflBaUh.