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By M. McCULLOCH-WI LLIAMS
5te" ;~ Nora frowned. The long line beL? fore the cashier's window waa the P last and worst of her morning be'j, devilments. She had hoped to be almoBt first In such a line, but wait ing for the necessary check had consumed a precious halt hour, - then she had been buttonholed in the office by a woman with a mission, eke a grievance from whom she had escaped by the skin of her + temper?the same being pretty badjjf ly frayed. To find so many rolk P' ahead was distinctly aggravating. R It was. nearly noon?her breakfast Hi fr had been- meager. Having cash asWi'' _ sets of less than two dollars beside I thep recnious check she had triel to |V content herself with oatmeal and . black coffee. Now a healtbly ap_ j|tpj petite was strongly rebellious. The line moving jerkily, halting m now and. then, at last brought her I.' to the window. She thrust In her check, and. almost immediately i- "there was a flitter of green paper ?ii. .. on the glass shelf. With a reliev(&S ed sigh: she slipped out o( rank, IJSfr and ran. over the bills with faintly ||SjH tremulous' fingers. At the last gill fingers actually shook?It was Rfoj fcouble?instead of one ten she held Hk Impulsively she crushed back the window saying: "There is sl mistake?" Before she could say fspK'Tifimore the superior being inside the i?-.'./" 'cage flung at her frowing: "MadTv . ' am this bank never makes mistak/ es?it wishes you women could or fe would learn to count money." iW'!- "Pardon me! We so lack pracL%i tice," Nora retorted, turning toward feS"-. the street entrance, then suddenly F<s fiifcwheellns about to see down the Mils.' long' viata"~a sign at the end readIns "President." L]j?i8*. Hilf a minute later she faced the Bs? , president, griJn, gray and reputed Kg? a tartar?but that she did not I'v' know. She flung at him: "Please, Hpf sir. Is It true this bank never male es mistakes?" he voice steady enough, though her knees shook a ? hit. Bpp- * ^"1 am not rash enough to sav |S.v *yes' nor foolish enough to say I 'no'," the president answered, ris I Ing from his chair. "But why the iptf question? JSjfr "This?these, rather." Nora rei"' torted; laying the two bills in front V;;v : ; of. him. -"Just now I presented at your second window a check for $25, drawn by Cross & Lerov to Wpi order of Elinor Maxwell. It was % overpaid, as you see; when I told J* the man there was a mistake he twaved me away insolently," , t , "H-m! Not like Weston. He's a I 1 icaretul fellow." commented the T.: Jbanker. "Sure you don't bear him srudge?" M"W ' "No more than, as a cad. he In , suits me by existing." Nora flashed :f back, her head going up. The :. banker smiled grimly. asking: "W'ell. then, why didn't you pockfe;* et the money and go along rejoic4 ing?" a "Not enough of it. I hate cheapW: . ness, though my hat does shout cents, marked down from a ^JRJdolIar," Nora countered, her eyes beginning to dance. "Now if it had been a million, or even half one v,.- ? ' i jaV'tVhat would vou have done?" -v -tne gray man aBKea. a younger man at a window beyond NTora*s purview was smiling outright, evidently restraining laughter. "Beat it for home and my poor niggers," Nora cried joyously, "as r '- . fast as I could go." P - 'TVhere is home?" from the in quisitor. jfejigi? "Alabama." from Mora. "Grand '?} Vpa's land had had no other owners / than Maxwells since the Indian times. Ke just managed to keep a little ahead of the factorp' mort V sage till 5-cent cotton came?in 1914, you know. It ruined him?and worse. ' "Half the land went to settle with the factors; the otbeiWtnlf barely kept us and our people > front starving. Yon see. the niggers *k. had been in the family since there was a family. It was hard, hard to see them go hungry and ragged hut we didn't let them quite die. fWhen I read of all that was done i... for folk on the other side it made V ii? sick to think plain American ... suffering went unheeded?" rv?>?*. il,n V.,. i_ MIC; uauBci uiUK.? 1U incredulously. ? She nodded. "If you call a Chrismas dinner of plain ashcake without even a scrap of meat or molasses, good food, perhaps there was not any; but. take my word for it. all that fall and winter persimbread was our greatest lux;The younger man stirred and ' started to speak. His elder's eye ' ! compelled silence. "So you would take your loot and squander it < in charity," he said. Nora faced him dauntlessly, answering: ?> "If the-bank stands to its cashier that it makes no mistakes where would the loot come In. especially after It had been warned of a mistake?" ? "It wouldn't come in. I'm a 1 lawyer?I know," the young ysnan said, coming forward. iA^'ora smiled ot hi mrogitishly "yf' am not?only hoping to be soine day," she said, "That's how I'm here." "You've won your first case, I' n flan TbCo v mail " fV?A VonlrA* rl H lUicc IUO uo.un.ti ooiu, bowing. "But I'd pay you a good fee If you hadn't made the case. I I hate like everything to dismiss H Weston. He is newly promoted, j think ft must have gone to his H "Then don't tire him." Nora d jisald compassionately, "Job hunt ? "ing is so disheartening, I know." "May I ask what your joh is?" he interlocutor said. ( She answered gravely, 'hougn with twinkling eyes: 'I'm tho ori ntgaalcndy girl, get twenty five H a week for making models warHi ^ranted to fetch the flapper acd H 1 eauallv engage her elder sisters."' ferfTou study?" the banker beHy *" "Night school," Nora interrup tetj. "Has to he chat or nothing. pity I wasn't-born a boy. 1 love J?_^_^Jj^*"*--^~r*+*+< v>t-?g. %X* J.Mdl ?? fct 11 > Jt-C re*^rPJ"t'<Maf Scalloped Fresh Tomatoes By Bertha E. Shapleigh Cooking Authority for NEA "Service and Columbia University. Tiers aro certain meats which seem to need always a vegetable like the tomato and fish Is especiall good In combination with tomatoes, cooked or raw. Scalloped tomatoes, like scalloped oysters, may be good or equally poor, due to a careless use of the bread crumbs and too lllle seasoninfi. The following recipe Is good: 6 tomatoes peeled and cut Into thin slices. 1 cup fine bread crumbs (soft stale bread is better than the overdry) 3 tablespoons chopped onion 3 tablespoons butter or bacon fat 1 tablespoon sugar. 1-2 teaspoon salt A little pepper. ' Fry the onion in the butter or ' bacon fat for five minutes, but do not let it brown. Add crumbs and mix until crumbs are well coated with fat. In a buttered baiting dish place a layer of tomatoes. sprinkle with sugar, salt and pepper. Cover with crumbs and repeat until material is used, having crumbs on- top. Bake twenty'mlnutes. (Cut this out and paste it in your cook book,.) law so well, and then there havs "-won such lawyers in our line. If only I can make good granaad will be so happy. Even heaven wouldn't be all right for him if be bad to know that the last of us was a ramt tariure. "You won't be," Banker Lewis said confidently. "Thank you for the trouble you liave taken to set this matter right. Isn't there something the bank can do to show appreciation?" "Surely: Slip back that measly ten and say nothing about it till next week." Nora broke in gayly, adding almost wistfully: ''Also something personal. Flease tell me where I can get real food without waiting too long? "It would be better to show you." Mr. Lewis interrupted. "We'll take Miss Lane, my secretary, and John Lewis Cope, my scapegrace nephew to make the party complete." A thrill amounting almost to a riot went through the establishment when the limousine rolled away with four inside. It whirled the four crosstown to the lower city's most famous luncheon place. There Nora, forgetful or her SS-cent hjrt, her mended gloves, her sevrely simple handbag, ate daintily hut with keen relish such food as she had not tasted before. , Afterward she was sent to a matinee in charge of Miss Lane, the men bowing themselves away at their courtliest, the elder of them saying; "Be sure we shall keep track of you." and the younger looking things he lacked courage to say. 'Possibly he found the courage later, since the week after she passed a brilliant examination and was duly admitted to the bar. Miss Nora Maxwell became Mrs. John Lewis Cope but so quietly hardly a breath of it. got into print. There would likely I have been columns had it leuk1 ed out that Banker Lewis had settled a quarter million on the bride, besides giving his uephew wherewithal to buy back .Maxwellton, a big plantation down in Alabama. (Copyright, 19 22) lii =1 j "WORTHINGTON I I " * Erroneous Report. j Some county correspondent re ported m iue whl ?.. Thursday last that a lady had been drowned at the Worthington bathing beach on that morning. This was certainly a mistake, as no such an occurrence took place here. Attend Reunion. J. Lane Parrisb, Mrs. E. O. Bryan and children, Virginia and Lane, Mrs. Orlev Morgan, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse M. Wood and , sons, Stanley and Junior, and Miss Doris McLaughlin attended the ParrtshHamilton reunion at Joliff's Grovh on Sunday. Bathing Beach. The crowd at the Wayside bathing beach on Sunday was considerably smaller. than usual on Sundays. With the cool air of nights tho bathing is not as pleasant as when the weather is warmer. Two State Police were present all day to preserve order. Damaged by Automobile. One of the> State Police from tl.'lywoon ran iiillj j\. j. -m iuuim -a lawn fence on Sunday and damaged ft considerably. Two or three cars were attempting to pass at the same time at the narrow place in the street and to prevent striking a Ford car tbo policeman choose to run into the fence to escape a collision. Personals. Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Shriver of Fairmont and Miss Adrian Currey of Monongah were Sunday visitors with Mr. and Mrs. A. J. McDanlel. Mr. and Mre> Fenton Harris 01 Shlnnston were visitors here on Sunday. Jacob A. Swiger of Thoburn wa3 a business caller here on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. "VV. Milian of Carolina were visitors here on Sunday. Henry C. Sample and A. R. Wat kins of Fairmont were calling on friends here last Friday. Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Holland ot Fairmont were visitors here on Sunday. Mrs. A. R. Varner and children of Edgemont were -visiting with friends here on Saturday. Mrs. Charles R. Forbes of Fairmont was calling on friends here on Saturday. S. K, Jacobs left on Monday for Huntington to attend the Republican Judicial convention on Tuesday. ' / / 1 I By OJuIVE KOI Bees, Giant and an Ele] 1 ^ And what did he do but change t The next place the Twins cam to on the Tinky-Winkle Star wa a giant's house. I "Boo!" yelled the giant out < the window. "Boo yourself!" answered Nicl "We're not afraid of you. We'r not alraid of anything." "I'll-linf vr\ 11 arp " answered th giant. "Just you wait." Pretty soon he reappeared in tb doorway. And what did he do bt change into a pink elephant an rusn at them! But Nancy and Nick brave! stood their ground. Even when th pink elephant took his trunk an lifted them on bis back, they weri n't afraid. "Oh, shucks!" said the elephar "Aren't you afraid of anything?" "Only bees!" answered Nancy "Ah. ha! I thought there wi something!" crie dthe elephant an then he disappeared so sudden! that the Twins lit on the groun Copyrisrht. 1922, i "Enter, th I Begin. Thi6 Modern Romance II Passio ? As the two cars sarted for Nei | York, scarcely a word came t'roi the occupants of either. At th door of the apartment house r which the Deans and Hollises liv ed. the good night wa?s stiff an brief. Not until Winnie's parent and Peggy and her mother were i their home did the long-suppresse storm begin. "Winifred," Mr. Hoi lis addresj ed his daughter in the cold polit \ one she had always most feare on occasions when even th^ risln minded Winnie had need of rc buke, "will you pleace explai why yon spent the night befor your examinations tearing arcun the country in a disreputable av t?mobile party?" Poor Winnie exhausted with tli night's event but too good a spoi j to seek an easy escape by 4ellin j the truth, essayed still one las | defensive struggle. j "I'm really too tired, father, t j put up a good defense,' she said I "And if 1 fail in tomorrow's exum !?today's,? this afternoon's? think you'll find- it' pumsnmei enough for me. Won't you it me go to bed now?.-' "I'li be the judge of punisb ment? began Mr. Ifollis seven ly. But suddenly Peggy fror where she had stood dejeetedly i the far corner of the big librar: advanced, with a certain firmnes of purpose in her face. She was -weary to the last d< gree of endurance. All her han defiant lire was out. Only a spi) itless despair was left. "Listen, Uncle" Ralph. Winn! ilias done nothing you could ciis approve of. Quite the opposite. Called Bog Vanderpooi on th telephone to take me out for ride when pe?got home. "Winnie tried to stop me and wouldnt pay attention. When Bol by came, Win went along a chaperone. That's all there is I it." Mr. Hollis* expression changed "Thanks, Peggy." His glanc sought the eyes of his sister, Pe gy's mother. "And?forgive m< Win. Good night, my dear.* H kissed his daughter contritely an with his wife, left the room. Winnie went up to her cousi and put her arms round her. "Youre a good sport, Pe^rl^T! two kissed affectionately and Wii nie went out without further r mark, leaving Peggy with h* mother. Mrs. Dean had been coldl awaiting the explanation. Pegg: whose defiance flickered into li! once more at her mothers ster face, waited in silence the dreade interview, "Peggy, Mrs. Dean began, "w came home from the Yacht ~Clu at half-past one. I supposed yo DOINGS *)F THE I fToLlVlA. I FEEL. RATHE ( NERVOUS ABOUT I ^POIMG/THIS ! /to ? ' iasSb. IEKT8 BARTOW, |J . 4 phant Fail to Scare Twins- i " .. . < into a pink elephant and charge at h em. e -with a thump. And Just as sud.5 denly there was a buzzing and a wuzzing and a a large swarm of it bees came right at them. "Oh!" screamed Nancy. "Save t. me. Nick." e Quick as a flash Nick grabbed a large mat from the giants doore stop and threw it over his sister and then crawled under himself, e Of course the bees couldn't sting it through anything so thick, and they d got tired and buzzed away. Nancy and Nick waited and y waited. Then, peeping out. they e saw'the bees had gone, so out they d crawled. 2- - A purple fairy, flying by his ears, was just disappearing around it the corner. "My godness!" said Nick. "The giant and the elephant and the is bees must have been Flap-Doodle d himself. He's changed himself > with the Fairy Queen's wand." (I (To Be Continued) The Went Virzinian. ie Flapper" j of Wild Youth Dancing Through n's Flame. 'i ,t "TELL ME TOAT YOTJ MEAN i BY THIS ICVEXING'S D1SREPUTABLE DOINGS." -* were asleep, having- prepared rsr n todays examinations. n "Instead imagine my amaze- j 7> ment when Mrs. Vanderpool in1S formed me over the telephone you had calld up Bobby?but I needn't }- go over it. 3. "It is you who will tell me what r- you mean by this evening's dis reputable doings. Proceed.." e (To Be Continued.) i- (Copyright 1022.)' I ? MEDIUM BHOWN I1AIR looks best of all after a Golden Glint Shampoo.?A.''v. ? PESKY ? BED-BUGS J P.D.Q. . Try just one* P. D. Q.-Poslcy DotHb K Quietus as a preventive or to nd B?J D JS Bun, Poaches. Fleas arid Ants. B&. Every family should use P. B&sSRh T). Q. house cloaninjc time to ie Pjlff jruard against the Pesky Dw1 ^ ila and to prevent moths. - P". a jSmS* D. Q.iB not an insect powdery ?g5* but ?n a new chemical that 5r kills ineects and -their ages. fStEa Each packasro contains Xree ! 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