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little. When I got home I found moth
er had taken a little trip to Lakewood
and just before you telephoned I lent
a. fellow some money. On the "way
down to meet you I discovered I had
just about one dollar and ten cents
in my pocket. I had something of a
chill, for I thought I had more. The
bank had closed and I only had just
enough time .to meet you. I felt
smajler than a pinhead, but I deter
mined to make the best of it. I think
' now I'm glad it happened. It has told
me something about you I thought
I knew now I am sure that you're
'just one girl out of a million. And'
I've got to make another explana
tion. If you don't forgive me for
what I've got to tell you well, my
life is in your hands."
Grace looked at him in wondering
fear. He went on:
"I'm not the son of Daniel llason,
but I'm his nephew, and own about
one-third of the business. So, you
see, I can't help it if I am rich. Now
Grace had to admit that he could
"And I've got the dandiest mother.
She'll love you to death!"
It was a most obliging umbrella
which hid for about, a moment the
(Copyright, 1917, W. G, Chapman )
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
March 8, 1849. Eligibility of Gen.
James Shields in the U. S. senate
questioned. The committee to
whom was referred the question of
Shields' ' eligibility to a saat in the
senate was authorized to send for
persons and papers. . I
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