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J; B j j jp Jl ^7 ? f [ROMANCES of a g-R I | By ZOE 8 (Copyright, 19 P.' (Dorothy, aged 26, is spending the j her job and $500 savings on the chanc pVi/ie summer. These are her letters harm Wf;'' Sllvergand Lake, Monday. asBOttr Joanie: still you do not tell me won |> yoor sweetheart Is! Oh, my friendly sad I so unrestrainedly frank with ym. ' even to the point of endless detail, wfiat, Joan, you speak so often of Randy Lewie that something tells me It is There Is no one In all Bentville finer Ks\;-than Randy Lewis. The RandaUs and t:;' the. Lewises hare been the salt of our KKoommunity for centuries. They've a&Been friends with my family and yours p%'Jlnce our grandmothers were little IUJ" 1 can't remember a time when I didn't know "Randy's every thought fc and wish. He made mud pies with me Sp* back of Grandmother Varlck's barn KJI and took the spankings I should have had for getting all dirtied up. He taught me to swim and to sail a -,.boat as soon as 1 was big enough to do jT ' either. He lugged my books to school. tflnnio with mp Wllpn llG I went oil to college I cried. And when 1 came to make my fortune In the big city, Randy sent me flowers and candy . and books and magazines and gavt, t me bis fountain pen at the station as a last souvenir to make me "remember him," and gripped my hand. I blg-sistered him and chaffer! him and laughed and?laid him away in lavender! He has written me a few times, the dear lad. But 1 have been full of New York doings, fighting my own fign:, thinking my own thougnts, building my ambitions. We just naturally ' grew apart. It is only now, when I picture you?my old, dear, demure chum Joan?going about with my school girl pal, that he comes vividly back to me. You will laugh that I do net instant, ly spill a volume of nnthus'astlc co-'-! * gratu'ations. It Is b:cai3e 1 am spec, ulative?matching you up, thinking, wonds.'Jnc. Again you are laughing. You think I'm taking It too seriously. Pofsiblv I am wrong about it's belrg Randy anyway. But although I haven't seen him 'for nearly three years, or you either, dear, somehow I picture you as unsulted. Ob, don't misunderstand! N'o \jnari living is quite'good enough for you, Joan. Randy comcs nearest. Yet his! is of such different type. I imagine! his enthusiasms, his ambitions, his wild plans, would bewilder >ou a little, his schemes for remaking and modernizing Bentsville be trying to my quiet Joan who so venerates the old place and loves its associations. Maybe I am jealous?with that strange jealousy a girl feels whon a( man she has closely known runs of >b and marries somebody else no matter if she has never thought of hl>n as a| husband for herself. Back to Our First Little Horn "Why did you let that happen?" I 9? put the question to myself without the leaBt hope of answering It. "You've simply thrown Bob to that serpent woman. A nice fate for a darling?" With many such bitter self-re' proaches I watched my husband van\ Ish into the cool darkness of the house. t 'Would he dare, would he have the courage to suggest to Katherlne Miller that he knew she was the mother of Benjle's child? I had, at least, comforting doubts. At last I persuaded Babs to part with ' her furry playmate. On the whole, she , and I were acting as if we were about the same age. We were always pur- I suing our happiness and never quite catching up with It. ; That day I had plenty of time to Ilitate upon the perversity of fate ch kept me so near?and yet s<. -from my true love. fter Bob had gone to war, and I gone to live at his father's house, id rented to others, furnished, the e home which for a few happy iths Bob and I had shared. lit now the bouse where I had gone L bride was empty again. Mother Imer and I had decided that we Id furnish It up, In the hope that e miracle might suddenly restore 's memory of the months he had 1 there with me. the afternoon, I. went over to the le alone, little dreaming of the orahead of me. I took the short through the park?a path Bob and id traveled hundreds of times toer. Mother was planning to come 1 by road, in her car, after doing e errands. hen the door of my own wee domlhad closed behind me, I seemed t alone In a world of ghosts. The ful tenant had left the place in ect order. Bob and I could have ed In and settled down in an hour, threw myself into a deep, stuffed r, which we had called Bobs own. iira? rrftllad a nrneesidnn nf cnlr ^ )t?. Bob and I entered, as bride and p groom! I could hear the swish of my gi^llkfln wedding gown, and the clatter JjBof the rice which dropped from his I couldn't feel the pressure of S hia UBSi as he held me for that first lofls as man and wife! jJ,; "Ohr Bob, Bob!" I walled. s ^ Tlwu up tlio stairs went that ghost^HErido and groom, side by side, his Bp^osuldu't endure the vision. I came RSm'awa tbo depths of the chair, and swiftly into the dining room. Es-JJu! thoro sat the ghost of a bride, hqr first breakfast to her husM| .f/om b&semeat laundry to attic glut ?aw 1 followed that bride and ^ i ; SUMMER GIRL | ECKLEY 19, N. B. A.) summer at Lively Beach, having staged e of winning a suitable husband during : to Joan, ha chum.) '"I see Erlc^ W^s in his walking! toga." They do say?I've read it somewhere?that "a girl never willingly gives up a possible man." I remember I even felt annoyed when Peter | Forrest who proposed to me when I j was eighteen, married that Jennings! girl. I couldn't bear Peter. Yet I wanted him to keep on caring Now believe me, dear, that if you love Randy and he loves you, 1 take you in my arms and kiss you joyously and wish you all the happiness th.it life and love can hold for anyone. From my window I see Eric Wallis j in his walking togs, taking the deep-1 woods' path with a dog at hi3 hoals. i Joan, I am going to lie in wait for him and have a talk. I must know what he! is going to do about Mrs. Kyrabal. I Also I am going to prove that I can be unselfish. After all. my heart's happiness does I not depend on Eric Wallls. 1 am twen-! ty-seven, but 1 am young enough to ] pick myself up, rub the sore place? j and travel on. SHE must have him. The Corlty cat is right. Mary Kymi>al NEEDS him. Devotedly, DOLLY. P. S.: Tell me definitely ?is it Rand}? D. e for an Hour With Ghosts, her husband. They were always together. It seemed all too wonderful ever to have happened to me! Nothing seemed real. To make it so, if possible, I Investigated several boxes of the finery that I had worn at that time. My wedding dress, stored away for months I found perfect from coronet to shoebuckles. 1 heaped the mass of shining white stufT together, carried it down to the dainty room which had been my own, and spread it out on my bed to air. I wanted to keep it ,in good order. I had always planned to have my wedv .ig dress used for my funeral shroud. 1 :.oped I wouldn't get too fat to wear It when I was buried! TEN YEARS BEHIND The times?Does that strike you? Do you illuminate your home with poisonous gas? Don't get scared when we suggest wiring your house for electricity?we can show you in five minuest that the electric way Is the most economic?we do house wiring In a LUttotcnj mauuoi ob a IUUUCOI CUBI. JUCl us talk it over. Fairmont Batterly Exchange, 225 Meredith St. Phone 1191-J. Adv. The Daily Short Story Will be round on ' pace nine.) 1 GREAT, SCOTT! HEL8M i4Mt> , FAMI1.N Acs COM IMG V HOME. 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