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Marion Wakefield, a beautiful debutante, sat in the living room. ... “What are you think
ing of, dear,” queried Mrs. Wakefield.___ A LITTLE STORY OF SUCCESS How an Ambitious Pretty Girl Surmounted Very Discouraging Obstacles to Success Marion Wakefield, a beautiful debutante, sat in the living room alone. There had been much time spent In boarding school. She was seldom home on holidays, other than Christ mas. However, tonight was Lincoln’s birthday and she had been permitted to come home. A few hours’ recrea * tion was a pleasant surprise. “What are you thinking of, dear?” ’ “ For hair beauty Gladys May of Shufflin' Sam Co. Follow the lead of Gladys May, vivacious actress in Shufflin’ Sam from Ala bam’ who says she finds Exelento the most de lightful hair dressing she has ever used. EXELENTO QUININE POMADE is the original! It reaches the roots of the hair and gives natural lustre that stays! Stops itching scalp and makes harshest hair soft and pliable. At All Drag Stores. Write for FREE sample and book of Beauty Hints, EXELENTO MEDICINE CO. Atlanta, Ga. queried Mrs. Wakefield, entering the living room. “Of your kindness,” was the reply. “We are having guests for dinner tonight. Do you remember meeting the Bentlys last summer?” “The Bentlys of Chicago?” queried Marion. “Yes,” was the reply. “Mr. Bently and your father are old friends. They had not seen each other for sometime, prior to last summer. They will arrive at eight thirty.” Mr. WTakefield was a man of good character. He did not believe in edu cation. His elder daughter had com pleted the fifth grade. She was un able to continue because her father would not allow her to. Having been very successful fi nancially, he had opened a small gro cery store. It was in this store that the girls were kept very busy and there were home duties to do also. Marion, the junior member of the family, was now in the sixth grade. She had been taken out of school several times to help with the home work. Father Wakefield did not see the necessity of continuing when he was able to giv^ her what she wanted. “But Father, something may happen to prevent your progress hfere. In the event that it does, what will become of us? If we have continued in school until we have mastered one particular thing, we will at least have something to look forward to,” she had argued. Mrs. Wakefield did everything pos sible to keep her daughter in school. In spite of the conflict with Mr. Wakefield, she had succeeded in send ing her another term. Evelyn Bently was just about the age of Marion. She was not disturb ed by this particular handicap. Both her parents were eager for her to ob tain the finest education. Since their first meeting, they had been very good friends. "I shall never be as successful in life as you, Evelyn.” “Why not?” queried Evelyn. “Because I haven’t the advantage.” "Oh, Marion! Do not be discou raged. ‘As a man thinketh, so is he.’ Just feel that you are going to be a i great lady some day. Say that you are going to win. and put forth every I effort to win.” During the summer of 1921, busi ness was quite dull. Mr. Wakefield had adopted the credit system. This created much confusion. He lost mon ey and friends. These conditions forced their par ents to work very hard. Discouraged, the elder married without accom plishing anything worthwhile. A trip to Maine and an introduction to Evelyn’s brother Carle, made quite a few changes in Marion’s life. There were lots of girls up for the summer. She became very popular and had held a prominent and popular place among the social set. More determined than before, she began planning for the future. Eve lyn had said, ‘‘Put forth every effort to win." She would do that. JPor instance everybody had a talent of some kind, then why not find hers and use it? She could think of noth ing better for the present. On the following day, Marion began her work. Somewhere she had read an advertisement for song poems. Here was an opportunity to try her skill at song-poem writing. Remem bering that she had composed a short poem once for missionary day, gave her more courage. Within a few days she had completed a poem en titled, ‘‘Dreams.” It had been six months since Mar ion Wakefield submitted her poem to the Carlton Music Store. At last she received a check. A letter also say ing that they would consider any oth er material submitted. ‘This is the happiest moment I’ve witnessed in all my life,” she said. “I hoot 1 that I drives! [away | pain | liHinimminywimmillnl Sloan’s Liniment Hints to Milady BRIGHT COLORS IN NEW < JEWELRY PARIS—The jewels that are red are going to be especially fashionable during the coming winter—that is, if Paris has its way about women’s clothes. Following a unique exhibi believe I can reach the top of the ladder.” Dr. Carle Bently entered a small strttfio one morning. It's owner was none other than Marion Wakefield. “You are a wonderful girl, Mar ion.” — “Thank you, Dr. Bently.” “My school days were alternately happy and embarrassing. Embarrass ing because my friends had reached their destination, and I was still a sixth grade pupil,” explained Marion. On Broadway Street in Philadel phia, Pa., is the Modern Music Store. It’s owner, Marion Wakefield, is now Mrs. Carle Bently, a beautiful, kind, matron of social prominence. ,tion of some of the world’s finest rubies, Paris dressmakers and jew elers are all showing necklaces, bracelets and pins set with red stones, and are demonstrating how effective they are with both all-black and^all white evening clothes. Paris fashionists go down the entire line of red jewels, putting approval on all of them—from rubies and gar net down to rubelite, “red” topaz, carnelian, coral, agate and red tour maline. Designers use some of these stones in combination, putting stones that give warm and cold tones of red, in the same piece of Jewelry. More often, the finer stones are com bined with diamonds and with real pearls. The favorite form of red jeweled piece right now is the short flat neck lace, just a little longer than a chok er. It fits below the throat like a ribbon that is wider at the front than at the back, and has the stones ar ranged in a new flat setting. K. D’ORSAY. ENDS RHEUMATIC ACHES AND PAINS Sharp, piercing, twinging pains caused by rheumatism, neuralgia, gout and sciatica yield surprisingly quick to Prescription C-2223. MARVELOUS MEDICINE GOES RIGHT TO SEAT OF YOUR TROUBLE Being the original formula of a well-known physician who prescrib ed it to his patients, C 2223 is scientific. 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