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A Strange True Story Many years ago I knew of a woman whose life was as improbable as the plot of a dime romance. Her story was whispered about until it came to the ears of Mrs. Oliphant,[1] who promptly made a novel—one of her best—out of…

The Fatal Plunge The vehement controversy has been going on lately between some of our contemporaries as to the relative cost of living in different American cities. The newly-married couple with a small income are the objects of this anxious…

Unhappy International Marriages _____ Probably Half of Nearly 300 Title and Money Romances Prove Failure. _____ Differing Ideas and "Intolerable Humiliation"   The international marriage which both husband and wife are now struggling to break was an…

  FRANCES WALDEAUX Chapter I.   In another minute the Kaiser Wilhelm would push off from her pier in Hoboken. The last bell had rung, the last uniformed officer and white-jacketed steward had scurried up the gangway. The pier was massed with people…

DOCTOR WARRICK’S DAUGHTERSCHAPTER I   DOCTOR SAMUEL WARRICK was a surgeon in a Federal regiment from the beginning to the end of the Civil War. His wife, in the meantime, lived with her children in the old Warrick homestead near Luxborough in…

  Cheating the Children One of our millionaires who began life as a poor lad and did not succeed until middle age is said to enjoy the fun and luxury which his money brings him like a hot-headed boy. He goes to balls and the play incessantly; he…
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