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MORNINQ .KKTEIIPRISE. WEDXKSDAY- JULY 26, 191L
Br MARY a JENNINGS .
Coprrtcfcl fey Aawku Vrtm
Worn Botnhart aa la tmaiMns b
14 mat uoxd Merrttt noma jooj
that w.- mtw paid for. Rlnhart
ant collector after him. hod th
cam back, with black ry. U oant
another mi, and n camo back nrUn
broken t.. Belnhart found It tin
poaalbio to get any wrt collector
. after that, tor ha fMt ia hooor bound
to ted then that MerriU waa a flht
ta ma a and neat nrj collector back
with aouM damago taatead of the
One daj a roan woman came Into
Batnharfa ature and asked him If he
had mmy bad debts to giro her for
collection. She vti pretj, and food
atared amile eoa tin nail; played a boot
.her red Ilpa. J ot Itke a bamming bird '
flitting near a Sewer.
. Soddeoly a bright thought attack
BemharC - He would fire tola trt
Merrttta debt to collect. He told her
that there was an amoant he weald
Uk to get ta. bat felt bound to In
form her of the recepOoa hia tarn rot
lectors had net and to warn her
that aba weald be UabJe to recelTe
mm pretty roach treatment.
"Just the kind of mam I like." she
aid, with the aama deUghtfnl aaaDe.
1 bar bo nao for theae mild man
ner maw ha. ha! Bat 70a doat
' think hell realty hart me. do yea f
- Rets hart told her that say mas
who would hart each a charmlac
yoang woman woold be a brute Indeed
and aasored her that If she referred
any hodTIy tnjory from Merrltt- he
(BetnaarO woo Id hare Merrttt arrested
aad see that he was banished.
The amooat of the bUI was I1SS.57. !
wKh S3S.42 for. Interest. Boinhnrt
told the cm Qllao Anthoa she called I
herself) that he woold ftTe her half j
the amoant If she sacceeded la collect
t&g It an and BO pee ceat of w ha tew
anaomnt she did collect. Da nude oot
, a freak Mil aad gaTe It to the collector, j
aad she went sway smiling.
The aext day Una Anthoa went to 1
noo Merrttt. with the tame pleasant
anile ea her far, aad sacceeded la ,
getting Into kb boose without his .
knowing her errand. Be receired her
kindly, hot whea she sprang the btU
ea him he told her that If she didnt j
" lea re Instantly she woold be ejected. ,
She replied by sitting down hi Mer-
- rtrts study be was a literary man
and. retnoxtng her hat. let him see
that abe was colas to stay till she 1
chose to go. But she smiled on him
debtor. forgetting hm debt, watched It
wondering o-nere It cam from. She
diint aeem a hit afraid, paytnc no at- ,
teotlon to hia threat to hare her pot 1
at. She rattled on about Tartoos j
thing ta a simple aad chliillke way. j
aayssc nothing mora a boot the roller '
twa. She aat aa boor, after which ,
ha aroee and naked If Merrttt woold .
take no the ntattir of paytnc Keln- 1
arts acceoat If the Interest were re- j
nidtted. ELore there was aothinc eery j
dwAaito la this, hlcrrttt aald that If
the tote net were dedoctod he woold i
sorely conasder pot tine the matter In j
shape for animate payment. " - '
Be chockied when he doeed the !
door ea the collector and thoocht !
what aa Innocent. guQetess jclrl she j
wu. Surety Rein hart had resorted to !
eery etapid method of cettlac his 1
acceoat. Bat Merrltt noticed that the j
Ctrl had left bar mOe behind her. j
Be was wrftlac a story at the time of i
her entrance and attempted to coo-
tiaae It after her devaituio. It re- 1
to be contained. It
Merrltt that hia characters
laughing at aim. Be threw down his !
pea and. taking ap his hat. started act 1
to walk off this tndinpoaftlon for work I
that had came opea him. '
The next afternoon htfca Aat boo caB
ed again eo Mr. Merrltt. and It seemed
at the sathor that a roentaSs rrartRng
and awnktac rainbows ta the nwa had
rum 1 la wtth her. She began by say- '
Ing aniaeftilag pleasant, and ran from ,
that to aometktwg etse pieaaaat. aad
then something ease pleaaanter stlO. till
ft octonod to Merrltt that abe was
Eke the gtH ta the fairy story who ;
aha spoke, dtmyed a pearl
aer ops. &a amaoe neraotf at i
boans as before, aad MerrKt made no
threat of ejectment. When she depart- j
ad she toid him that Belnhart waa
natfuOj wSBng to threw off the in '
tereet frem hia bCL. and abe wlsbed to '
knew what Mr. Merrttt taoocht of a
. na-j rnmkn of the acroumt at SO rents ,
a the dollar.
Merrltt dlrmlaa-d her. nsytac thsi
he thoocat 90 rents on the dollar qolte
to pay aader the cUranr-rtancea. '
Anthoa took her dpartmrs. I
aata hmrtng her smOe behind her. X ,
fbrtalcht pa ami nnd she bad not
called egata. Merrttt mlenl her. One j
day he met her on Che street and asked
bar whoa aha was rami1 t to recetra .
psy-meat for the coaproolse amoaat
of the Belahart bQ. She told him that
Beiahaxt wasted the ma auaa-t cf
the bO. wth the torerest.
"Weli. coma la and talk It erer." be
The next day Merrttt rerrred by
d cafl from the coDak.h-e. It awnxd
that he bad beea Brtag at the north
pole In December and wtth her en
trance be bad beea transferred to the
land of the nerer eeCttnc emn.
Ta abortf tang story. Merrttt '
agreed to par the fall amnwnt of the
. cceoat ea tnstnBmentn. Mb Asthea
railed for the bnetoltsaeata. gtrtog a re
ceipt and a nodm for each. f"er the '
hrtst tnacanmeet she rare him a kma '
and be gare her an enrageatent rtng,
DRIVT FALLS ON HOH9C
Esei Harton. Recently ha
Kss Another EacWog EaserteMco.
Bart Hortoa. so ( Mr. aad Mm.
I. P MartooL who recentlr eerased I
tajory whea bar ma nttnebad to tha hn
waeoa ha waa drtTiac. ran away, had
another experteoca that la will net
noon forget a few da ago while oe
UTertag lea. Ha had stopped the borne
eo Eighth, aad Crater streets to de
Weer lea. Tha naimn) started e-od-deoly
and the too. la attempting to
aHght from the wagoo. toll ea the
horse's back. Thai frightened the
bwe nnd K peet the wagoav The,
horse waa thrown down. The bare am
ws 1 mo-fed froea the aatmal which ;
oernee mjary. Tha wagon waa attach t
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