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Hobart herald. (Geneva, N.Y.) 1879-1942, May 01, 1908, Image 15

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Hobart Herald 243 The aunt sat down at lunch, apologizing and explaining a great deal. She hastened away from the table again. ^ She had left her chatelaine bag and purse on the bureau. Hiliard was quite reticent, for him. He replied to Marjorie s questions by a laugh or a lift of the eyebrows. After the meal was over, the girl took up her gloves and smoothed them carefully. A gleam lit her eyss cind her fcLce w&s so “ Hil’, when are we going to get married?” she whispered with a wonderful look. The hand of th e maid came between them to place some change before Hiliard. It was a thin hand and ha a funny scar on the back of it. Hiliard stared for a moment, and his lips looked slightly drawn. “ We are not going to get married,” and he laughed putting t money in his pocket. A shade of regret passed over his face. Just then, luckily, Mrs. Shreve returned. Later, Hiliard was smoking b y the clerk’s desk, while, on the other hand, ills. Shreve was explaining with conviction borne of irate patience, through a locked door, that it must have been her money alter a l . The papers, a few' days after, said so too. rr „ ~ U U a 'TTW

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