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Accidents Will Happen
clarissa mackie. A LCIE 'gave on9 lut 4etUae M\ glance it ber charming re * flection In the cheval g|aaa, turned fravely and went to her mother** room. i;. vTIere I am, mother," ihe said gSBIetly. LIMri. Delmore, recovering fronra Jii^alr sprained ankle,- leaned for KSara on -her couch. Her tine eyes f Were tad. In siteuce the regarded Ber lovely daughter,' marked thu jlaokcf gayoty, the whole look about her pink lipa, and decided that pale primrose was not-quite becoming. I rVoa are lovely, darling," she >f-"l know what you are thinking, pother dear." (Lucie ran forward nana fell beside the conch, her ?yes hidden against her mother's white Hair), "you are thinking that In stead of being.Eleanor'a bridesmaid M.s^onld be wearing white and ?hook* niarrylng?Her' voice 3??$?e-he'8 t0? Interruption had the desirsn effect. "No," laughed Lucie, hug v*lng her mother, "but I did think w?o grlovlng oyer my broken engagement, t am sure It Is for gMtybest and that Paul and I never WW he happy together. I believe LI car; 1 mB!" f?:" She Iptted.'her mother passionately, JWsed laughingly for one more brief Inspection and vanished from ttjjauletireom. . g-^She cares! She caroil* mur mured Mrs. Delmore regretfully, making'.of the' two proud young Marts steeled against each other. Ek-IV ':?* ? . * ? ? ' JwEleaoor Cray's mercenary mar yW CoL Happle. who, was Older than the sparkling young bride, had. been arranged by an itmhbltlous mother, it was, to beeiiplendid atfalr, talcing place in 5SJ"f?,\fashlonable church, Lucie Wmore was one of the eight pretty prtdesmalds who were to form part ofthe brilliant wedding party. i'JFminutes past the hour Mat-for the wedding when word /?jrent around that the bride waa BSemlng. The organ was playing softly, the guests settled them > Jfves ,in their seats and prepared to look at the most-talked-about Bguriage of the season. ^^eanor had rehearsed them all the night before. The colonel and If.1* 59g ?ouW wait at the al. Star,, the bridesmaids would go for ward on the arms of various ushers iiand they would form a lane through swhlch Eleanor and her father ftWouId pass to meet the bridegroom, cfllonel i flrat marriage had wedding, but this to^bp^ Without martial trap. bBW?I55* . '1 * ? y ^Luclo Delmore waited pensively (pas-the procession formed; then It _jvas a shock to discover that she "p. the aisle escorted by ?I'auIDare. After that her thoughts Were- chaotic. The Blow, beautiful muilc. the soft rustle of satin .frocks, the scent of yellow roses? ,thep a sudden, frightened know], edge that something had gone' ' Luc'9 and Pa<" had been tteTast of the procession of brldos .maids. Behind them should have been flower girls and a moij of, honor, a bride and her father. A faint murmur arose somewhere' and was stilled.? A hushed whisper went over the assembled gufats. Som9*one hurried up to Paul and murmured discreetly?the murmur ;.???? Paased on. The organ went on playing the wedding march, the clergyman in his white robes wait ed-at the altar. , _ Lucie stole a troubled glance over f her shoulder. Tho aisle behind them was ? empty. ^Beyond the doors there ; Waa an excited bussing of volets? Sitte rest of the wedding, party atUl fjjqlayed. Had some accident hap pened to the bride? The dapper young man who bad whispered to Paul Dare tiptoed up Beside aisle and whispered to Col. Happle, The colonel turned very red, and, followed by the best msn, Strewed[ to.the vestry. The rector ?git his head to listen to the mes ??*?;, flustered, hesitated and: lifted Ills hand. ?TSj music stopped, and as In a dream Lucie, heard the rector's JWM/>nn?unclng that the marriage ?wouw-not take placo that day. She ?fiffisjie dapper youth whispering to jgM&ftgatn and Baw him dart up the aisle once more. It was confusing amd she could not look at Paul, for PWf ^2re foe?- what had happen led'to Eleanor? > Then the .music tegan again? Itender. dreamful. .^SP?i!?er surprise the procession moved forward. Then the couples yahead of them separated and form ed,a *nort lane through which Paul .'guided her, at first dasedly. then alarmed, straight to the chancel gS?n, where the whito-robed clergy man stood looking benlgnlf down ii^IVrfJle most surprised bride thst J'ever came to be united In wed Sjj$"pearly beloved, we are gath-' gered- ." The remainder was an other dream from which Lucie Del more awakened to find herself the ?wife ;of Paul Dare. After it was ?ver there was a wild confusion of ^JUestlonp and answers, explana tions, apd consternation, and finally ?LAie Dare found herself driving ?*he. while Paul's arms were P*?tad her and Paul's lips were miMlng forgiveness. Spp-was a very toarfnl bride and I JL5I2*Vr ant'hyppy bridegroom who ' DoIn??? In her pleasant gjwping room. KMoffiar. m will nerer^belleve Vi J*!t, pPeMiI' 'cr'ed LucUe. P^Bjmethlng very pleasant, if yon ? have decided not to qnar* more," smiled Lucie's moth* v,"SiV"irC, M,d p<ln,? ?"'y. 'and ' 2r*,J? lingered on the word JfS.? ?na_ 1 were married tb!? morning. Forgive us for doing It In Oils way, hut this is how it hap ^e whS8qmmf IlaU Wtty "P 1118 SV. ? Md told me hadJ disappeared?! nd married young Palmer. HeJtffltfr the bad news to the I ! ? *5? , I)eem? was Just going to-dismiss the guests wheuf i i v/h,?,,. ^ ^ i Many of the Fair? Queen's little e Ives do ride in soap bobble cars Buskins took .Nincy and Kick back to Uie apple-trf-e elevator when they wecre ready to leave the Land of Lost Balloons. "There are other countries for you to see in the Kingdom Up in the Air," said the llttla fairyman, pulling at tbo Iron, handle on the side of the car. ''So many things make straight for the blue sky the minute they get loose, that we have all sorts ot countries for them to stay in. How about going to Soap Bubble Land next?" "Oh, thit would be lovely," cried Kancy. "I're always wondered wheire the soap-bubbles went when they floated off away np into the air over our heads." "I sometimes pretend that I am Inside of them," seld Nick. "I pretend that I am a fairy and the soap bubbles are cars, and 1 go on travels." "Well, well," said Bnsklns, "that's an idea. But to tell the truth, many of the Fairy Queen's little elves do ride in soap-bubble cars. Have you ever heard the poem abotit it?" "No, no!" cried the children. Smith passed me and I told him my idea about taking advantage of the accident and having a wedding aft er all!" Mrs. Delmore kissed them both. "I am sorry for Eleanor's mother and I pity the colonels but I must say, my dears, that it is the only mercenary wedding I ever knew of that turned out happily!" (Copyright, 1922, by the McClure Newspaper Syndicate.)" The strength of the United States army In 1789, when this country became a republic, was.840 men, one regiment of infantry and one battalion of artillery. "Do you know It, Buskins? Won't you tell us?" "We have a minute or so before I wo arrive, so I'll say what I know," said the falryman. "It goes this way? "All aboard for a ride In the soap bubble car, With walls of finett glass. It Is round like the moon and shines like a star, And . Its passengers are first class. It spins like a top and rolls like a ball And can travel upside down, It needs no track and no engine at all, And Its station Is Soap Bubble Town. The fairies ride 'round In bis wonderful car, All painted with purple and blue, And blow kisses down to the earth so far, Like folks on a journey do. "That's all," said Buskins. "Here we are!" (To Be Continued) (Copyright 1922. NBA service) SISTER MARY'S KITCHEN (Copyright, 1911, N. El A.) Old .-world housekeepers have many roclpes and Kays of doing things that we might well copy. rup to them does not mean half cupful of delicately seasoned, carefully strained and clariflod broth but rather the. main part of a plain family meal. These dumplings, as we might A Seal Of Satisfaction To Every Home In This Town WHEN you deal with trustworthy grocers, you hive a feeling of security. You ?re sure of getting full value for every cent you spend. \ Good food is a large item in your daily expense, it is also an important item in your health and that of your family. There is nothing to be gained by dealing w^th grocers you do not know and cannot trust. 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Add eggs, well beaten and onough milk to make quite moist. Mix thoroughly and add parsley. Beat eggs slightly, add water. Stir In flour and salt until a very stilt dough Is made. Knead on a floured molding board and roll very thin. Cover with a towel sjid let stayd for half an hour. Cut In squares. Put a small spoonful of the meat mixture In the center of each square. Bring the corners together and dampen slightly with water to make them stick. Drop into boiling stock and rapidly for half an hour. Sorve In plates of soup. Ham Balls One cup lean ham, % cup stale bread crumbs, 1 tablespoon minced parsley, 2-3 cup milk, 1 egg white, H teaspoon pepper. Cook bread and milk till smooth and paste-like. Beat whle of egg till stiff and dry and add to first mlxturd. Put meat through the finest knife of- tbe food chopper several times. Then pound to a paste. Add with seasonings to first mixture. Shape between two table spoons and drop in boiling stock. Reduce heat to prevent rapid bub bling and cook ten mlnut/ea. Serve in soup plates with soup. (Copyright, 1922, NBA service) Stomach Weak? Strengthen your stomach and banish indigestion; Mi-O-Na Is guaranteed by H. & H. Drug Co. to do it or money back. ?g|I pened to be I jmOTtoflBgL. It wfc staged under net*. Cam era men?there were three of them ?directors, electricians, a property nan -with steel mirrors, were en closed with Mademoiselle Elsa anil me. Nobody was at* all afraid of the cats. The nets were used only be cause the cats were too valuable to lose. 1 went to work gleefully. I plac ed up the baby leopard.' (fuddled it and cooed to it, carried It around hi my arms. Tho camera men stopped cranking, and Mademois elle Elsa coaxed the big cat, Gaire upon the branch previously select ed by Demaison. The big cat was to be shot sev eral times but there was only one moment In which I was to be alone with the two animals. For a few feet of fUm, I was to pull the little leopard by its tall apparently in ignorance of its mother's arrival. '(f It was an adorable part Nevor had I had so much fun in my life. When Oairee, the old cat, hissed, I did not care. She often scolded Mademoiselle that way. All the movie people were col lected outside the nets, wherein 1 worked with the leopardB. Some how Dick hod found on excuse to get inside. He was standing by the side a* Bangs, assistant director. We took plenty of time tor the act. Oairee was too royal a dame to be hurried. I glanced at her admiringly in a pause between shots .while Mademoiselle Elsa in duced her to crouch just whero Demaison wanted her. The big creature did not look particularly sleepy to me. I won dered if Elsa had decided not to not"In the Inast ataid ot'.Sigp* I-did want herto bold her pose) while I roughed up Iaaki. The: day iu too hot for retakes. 1 wanted to avoid mistakes. I went on the set when Demal-j son gave me the order. I heard the big eat still hissing and I was glad she was "taking her parf so well. I I couldn't go out of my ovrn pari long enough to turn around andi look at her. I went to work gleefully. I skip ped about the small leopard play ed with his sharp and splendid' white teeth, danced above his Utte length stretched on the ground, i stooped and seized him by the tallf and ran with him wildly around the limit ot the set. I ran directly under Oalree on her branch, to which she was sup posed to be fastened by a con cealed chain. Suddenly Dick's voice interrupt ed tho clicking ot the cameras. "May! Come here!" was his mas terful command. This J heard just ai I dropped to pillow my head on the soft smooth body of the baby leopard. It was the last sound I hoard fci an hour. But the picture ot what happcr-: ed next turned out to be a whiz! (To Be Continued.) (Copyright, 1933 N. E. A.) An Editor Recommends EDROPSi ? Rheumatic] ?Sufferers! I Mr. X*. P. BIH. editor Eaterprbe. 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