WHAT BRANDT SAW CHRISTMAS EVE
Nichol at once. After the doctor comes you may leave all in our hands.
As George saw Elsie's face while she watched Stanhope gather the coveted trifle, he chuckled to himself—
"Ah, old man! own up, now; you've got a backache," said Minturn.
1."Yes; but I don't want any beaux around to-day. I didn't think he'd be so persistent." Then, conscious that she was not dressed for company, but for work upon which she had set her heart, she advanced and gave Mr. Minturn a rather cool greeting.