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TH25 1YENIN0 TELBGIAM. LAKJLAND. HA. BATURPAT, MARCH It.
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Scientiflc investigations have taught us that wzema 9 po8) Uvely a akin disease and curable thruogh the akin i alone. TWJ J applied direct to the akin. If you are afflicted with th Jiajresstng all meat we ask yott to try it on our guarantee. A trial will convince you o' S geln" merits. Wee 60c tor trial bottle. One dollar tor large .!. HENLEY & HENLEY, Lakeland, Fla. (CoprTicht, Sift, y tha McCtar par araaicataj Th uf sales rirl la tha little Mff pone nop on Maine street nad nroaen a bottle of French nerfume Just M tha dock pointed to twelve o'clock. and aa it hannened that shODoers tat MBn workers. Mien aa parsons bent a haataeat aa they walked atone tfct bnirr action at Mala street that ; about tsach time wera impressed attber plsasorably or otherwise by the penetrating odor of na of the neat aUnrliitfof Mrfnmea. Toe the tttrfome bad baea milled oa the floer af tba hop aaar tba doer, which wa epante tot ta tba ant warm aprlaf aanUght and It bad been; carried forth am tba Crash air till It suffused tba atmoa nhr for a hundred feat or Mora. Roma who passed looked aboat aa If to behold a tree la blossom la tba vicinity; bat whoever scented It felt enrioslty, for there was that to tba extract that called up Indefinable and tantnlltlng recollections. finnan Beverly, as sha alighted from her little electric that aha drove her self and out foot on the curbstone, first sniffed vigorously and then looked tinnl To ho tha norfnmn had BO pwuH r tent associations that seemed to' pos sess her Imagination before she could nut Into form the nature of them, sne whiffed arala. looked around and then heard one of the girls who worked in the perfume shop say to another, as they stepped out of the shop on their way to luncheon: "Too bad she happened to break that bottle," with an emphasis on the that It's the most expensive per fume In the shon souvenir d'a- mour" only she pronounced it "soo tenlre damoor." "Sells for twelve dol lars a bottle." "Yes. It was too bad. and the madam says shell take it out of her wages." "It's a shame to spill twelve dollars all at once. But It makes an elegant smell" And the other girl agreed that Iw was "swell." Long after Susan had passed out ot the radius of the aroma of the spilled sonvenlr d'amour her mind was occu nled with the train of associations it had called no. At first vague and 111 defined, they gradually shaped them- elves. Bv the time she reacnea ner home on the outskirts of the city she was deen in recollection but her recoi lections were by no means melancholy. The detail of the little experience of the spilled perfume tnat assumed me largest proportions In her thought! war that the bottle had cost twelve dollars. Twelve dollars was a good deal for anvone to spend for a gift She reflected that neonle did not spent that much especially when they wera nnt meclally well off on persons for whom they bad little regard. It seemed to her then that If she had always known that souvenir d'amour cost twelve dollars a bottle It might have made a difference. Sha had thought if she had thought about the cost ot It at all that it cost not more than a dollar a bottle. But though her thoughts wera thus mercenary to begin with, eventually the sednclve Influence ot the perfume had Its effect and, though she was far nnt of the radius of the sweet oaor, in her imagination she amelled It yet It haunted her Ilka a vision tnat wotua not down or a sweet haunting melody that runs through the mind only this was a vision or melody of the sense of smell and, they say, this sense Is of the five the most persistent In Its pow er of association. So from being quite cheerful about the recollections that it aroused, she became truly pensive. Susan was thirty and she had so of ten told herself that a spinster of that age has grown too old and too sensible tnr ntmnnHe recollections or senti ments that she believed it It was Just a little disconcerting then when, as the afternoon wore on, she found her self in the mood of a love-struck girl of twenty. She had planned to spend the afternoon on the golf links getting in trim for the week-end tournament hot for o'clock found her reclining on n icker lonir chair under the trees in th mrden, shielded by the Ulac beage with an assortment of once favorite poets for diversion. This was not at n like the thirty-year-old Susan. It really did seem as If a drop of the per fume mnst have SDBtterea on susan fmrk an rversl stent were tne memories It had recalled. Eventually she rose from her chair, walked along the Ulac row, retraced her steps, counted out th seventh lilac bush from tne end and then stood gating down at the earth beneath the busn. line went on to the eardener's hut and returned with a trowel, then she fell to work digging with the Intensity of one sure of un earthing Captain Kid's treasure In a certain spot 'Once the old gardener came along and asked her whether, he might help her. She said something about wanting to see the condition of the soil, and continued. Once she was Interrupted by a member of her fam ily; she hastily presml bnck the sod when she saw him appronchins, re sumed her posture on the long chair and remained there till he had gone. Then Bhe took up her digging, iter first excavation was not In the ' rieht place, nor the second, and It was i not till Fhe had made a third hole ot about a foot's depth in the ground that she fonnd ber treasure. As she lifted It un from the earth that clung erHiad a. Vava KjtsM . i. wi is? it mi sriis. uai vw the tour bottle of soma long toterrea Egyptian princess, but a sne bct. off the mold from the sides It appeared to be modern glass. Alter ui effort she unloosed the stopper and leaned over the bottle ior there was no mistake about it It was ponvenlr d'amour. . "Twelve dollars a wiue, r" Bnsan to herself. And then sha fell to thinking of what might hats hen. Sha pressed back tna soa r Hjae bushes, carefully folded tbo handkerchief and ra turned her seat She was really la most unusual mooo. a ui u,.t Mtna rnshlnc back ftdHWI VI UU - . sentiments and Illusions that aha had i ...... Thit BMisinie. Bnacu ivu v.wu. - ' - . aantaatod Susan went and, to ar on that was noc ee Srdy satisfied with tba prosaic roto of bdng Susan Beverly, and playing n " . Tba truth was mat vamm tormented by a return of tne oniy p Mmw f.nnaSln tnv that had fl myy - marred the serene contentment of eer existence; and tbo fact tnat ana i mAMMffltiv not it from ber for 8v i aha bnrled that bOv tto of magic sweetness did not make It any the leas keen bow tnai n nr turned with the sweet scent Bnaws thinking of Tom Canton. Sha won dered whether they would ever mew again. Surely he must sometimes re ton to his home town and sometimes ha must think of the hours under the lilac bushes that spring time five yean ago. But then, why should het Susaa herself had succeeded In putting away those thoughts and be was no less sen sible than she. There was a sound along the gravel walk and Susan looked up to see Tom. She passed her hand across her eyes. It occurred to her at first that this vision was but the final and most tor menting effect of the magic perfume. Bnt when she heard his voice calling her by name she knew that It was re ality. He called her Susan with all the ease of five yean before, and Susan sat there on the long chair wltn Tom ne side her Just as they had sat five yean before on a little rustle bench that had since been demolished. First they talked of generalities, the weather, the war and mutual friends. Then the con versation drifted back to the key in which It had been pitched on evenings like this five years before. The five yean that had gone between seemed as but a day gone by and sensible thirty-year-old Susan found her mus cular, athletic hands held in Tom's with as complete surrender as In the days when they had played off fewer enlf tournaments and were berhans a little softer. Then It was no more Tom's fault than Susan's, and surely not Susan's in the least Susan's head leaned on Tom's shoulder and then wera some stammered monosyllables about love, end, on first regaining a sensible wav of looking at things. Su san wondered whether It all meant that thev were enraged again. "It has all come so quickly." sha told him. "I thought It it ever did come there would be so much explain ing and it would be so nard ior us both to get back into the old mood again. Ton see, with me It came ahnnt this wav. I chanced to set a whiff of perfume like a bottle that you once sent me, five yean ago. I am afraid I didn't realize then tnat you really cared for me. After wa bad that misunderstanding I returned the letten and the gifts, but this perfume well, I dldnt want to throw It away. That would have' seemed sacrilege. and X couldn't bear to use It because von had dven it to me. and It remind ed me of you. So I burled It here un der the Ulac hedge, And today I came out here and, just ont of curiosity, X Unit It tin a rain. There was a little left, and It's the magic of that perfume tnat nas nrougnc aaca au we oia ieei- Ins" Snssn took the mold-covered bottle from the handkerchief and rew forth the cork to let escape a breath ot the sweet nerfume. "That perfume seemed to ma then to express your personality perfectly," Tom said. "That's why I bought It for von. And you used to use It sometimes and well, it had the same effect that the perfume of a woman a man loves alwava does. It was intoxicating. And then you lost interest and I never came across that perfume again ex- cent In my imagination It s nainful how the memory ot a perfume will haunt you till today. Today on Main street some one must have spilled some. Anyway, I got a whiff of It and that was all I needed. It brought the old longing back again and I Juet had to see you. And aa Susan allowed her two hands to be clasped eagerly In Tom's she was trying to work out a plan whereby the little salesgirl who had spilled the precious perfume might be reimbursed for her loss. And It really is strange how things happen for if the little girl had not broken that bottle Susan Beverly and Tom Canton never would have been reunited. rHotel broad . " - IWIN StoMMS. ,1ms. eaarfartaM susai I ill Uhi4 rzriFVZ Vtl r -I! I Vt I i .--uruw th. aiotta. Band eomsart D JflckfOnviH eallr Hemming Park 1 block ton hoUL , VJ I I tVC Home Ground Corn Meal Our Home Ground Corn Meal fresh everyday. On sale at 0. B. DlCKtOH J. W. 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