"There is no need to be in a hurry," the young lady said to her elderly adorer; "and I want to be safely at home before I overwhelm them with the news. There is always such fussing and talking made over engagements, and an engagement is dreadfully humdrum and doweryish anyhow." That was what Miss Dane said. What she thought was entirely another matter. "I do want Doctor Oleander and Mr.