Go back to the offith and thend in your card." The Congressman paused, inclined his head to view the obstacle that opposed his progress, and smiled. Then he turned on his heel and did as he was directed. Of course the publisher bustled out personally to conduct the great man into the private office. When his visitor had departed the publisher came forth in a rage.

"I'd thend thend the one with the body," said the young man, still afflicted with wonder at Uncle Benny and myself, and indicating Uncle Benny the more hopefully. "I prefer the one with the mind," said Mrs. Forrester gravely, snapping a glance at him that was not without meaning.

The "Sister Sue" sailed out of the bay to the accompaniment of fluttering handkerchiefs from the shore and shrill cries of good-bye. "I'll thend you a pothtal card from Europe," shouted Tommy. The "Sue" dipped and heeled under the fresh breeze, and, with a "bone in her teeth" a white bar of foam at her bows reached for the open sea. "Take the wheel," ordered the skipper, nodding at Harriet.

I never knew there was such a being," said Miss Thayer, while young Robinson, a lisping, insipid dandy, drawled out, "A sthool-marm, J. Thee? I'th really romantic! Thend for her, of courth. A little dithipline won't hurt any of uth."

"It'th all right. Ath I'm rethponthible for it, I only wanted to know." "Did YOU send it?" asked Low, quickly fixing his eyes on his face. "Well, not exactly ME. But it'th not worth making a mythtery of it. Teretha gave me a commithion to buy it and thend it to you anonymouthly. That'th a woman'th nonthenth, for how could thee get a retheipt for it?" "Then it was HER present," said Low gloomily.

"It'th all right. Ath I'm rethponthible for it, I only wanted to know." "Did you send it?" asked Low, quickly fixing his eyes on his face. "Well, not exactly me. But it'th not worth making a mythtery of it. Teretha gave me a commithion to buy it and thend it to you anonymouthly. That'th a woman'th nonthenth, for how could thee get a retheipt for it?" "Then it was her present," said Low gloomily.

The cherub placed a hand on the rail of the car, preparatory to swinging herself on board. "Well, for one thing," she said, "he'th been stalking you like an Indian ever since we left the theatre! Look behind you. Good-bye, honey. Thend me a piece of the cake!" The street-car bore her away. The last that Jill saw of her was a wide and amiable grin.

"She thays you c-c-can thend the platter home to-morrow," stammered the boy, and stammering himself out, he ran into another. The other held high a big dish of plum pudding, from which a spicy aroma filled the room. Again the heaven-born inventor made signs to Eph. "Our folks told me to ask if you wouldn't try this plum pudding," said the newcomer.