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spot, down your article would go to the father, “I forgot to mail that on Thurswaste basket. Has what I said come day morning, and it has been in my true, or has it not?”.
pocket ever since." “Too true, Rosie, too true,” answered "My editorial to the Record! You Grinley, “but I would not object to the
forgot to mail it. Joe Grinley, how editor exercising his prerogative by con
could you forget such an important signing my article to the basket. What thing as that?" I do object to is his stealing the heading, “I don't know, father. I am very, writing some utter nonsense under it,
very sorry. It escaped my memory and exhibiting his idiocy in punctuation somehow, and I thought it best to tell marks. Anything more foolish and idi- you the truth about it. otic than that could not be conceived."
“But if you forgot to mail it, as you “Grin, you are too severe on Gilder. say you did, and as the letter itself Whatever else he may be, he is not a proves you did, how the devil did Gilder fool. As you know, he used to write fine get hold of the heading of my article and articles before you volunteered to do it the very subject I wrote upon. It is infor him. He did not ask you to write. explicable.' If the truth were known, he may have "I suppose Gilder just happened to published articles of yours that he did
think of the same subject,” suggested not agree with, fearing to displease you Mrs. Grinley. by rejecting them. I have heard you say
"Impossible!” exclaimed Grinley. yourself that you did not think your own articles as good as Gilder's used to be."
"Don't be too positive now," answered
his better half. “Only a few days ago “Your memory is too good sometimes, you told me yourself of some of the Rosie. I am willing to admit that what wonders of telepathy." you say is true, but why the devil was
"Tele-h-" answered Grinley, and imhe not man enough to write me and say:
mediately started off to catch the next 'Grinley, old man, some of my readers
train for Brownstown and demand an don't like your editorials very well, so I
explanation. think I will resume writing them myself.' That would be a gentlemanly and
CLAN MACKENZIE, NEW YORK. friendly way of letting me know to stop. The method he has chosen to get me to
A prominent feature of this Clan's work quit is brutal. I say it's damnable, for
are the monthly social meetings which have nothing else expresses it."
proved a source of much interest and enter"Grin, why don't you say it's horrid.
taininent to the memebrs. On February
with over 200 attended. On February 25th, You know I don't like to hear such lan- at the regular business meeting two initiaguage, and a man should never say in tions and two propositions for membership the presence of his wife what he would were made. not feel at liberty to say before any other
During the month the Lady MacKenzie
Circle held an open installation of officers woman."
at their rooms, the retiring Lady President, “Rosie, I did not mean to use such lan- Mrs. Robertson, being presented with a guage. I am sorry I did. I was angry
beautiful silver service. Mrs. Campbell,
the Worthy Chaplain of the Circle, making and could not help it."
the presentation. Chief Mowat is proving "Father,” said Joe Grinley, entering.
himself an able and worthy Chief. the room at this stage, “I am almost
NASSAU CLUB. afraid to tell you something you ought to know."
A large and interesting meeting of the "Don't be afraid, Joe," said his father Nassau Club, of New York, was heeld at kindly. "If you have done something
Irios Hall, 341 W. 47th Street, last month. you ought not to have done. I'll forgive membership is largely composed of people
The Club was recently organized and the you.
You are a good young man, and of Scottish descent. The objects are of a try very hard to do right in all things." social and benevolent kind, and the CALE
DONIAN will take every opportunity to "Well, father,” said Joe, taking a letter
aid the good work of this young organizafrom his pocket and handing it to his
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