When Inez came home from boarding-school to live with her uncle and aunt, she was distinctly young, charming and graceful. Her uncle, a grossly material person, decreed that she should start in to work at once. So Inez became her uncle's stenographer. In the same office with her were two young and impressionable clerks. Despite her uncle's warning, Inez could not help occasionally smiling at them. One day, the uncle came in and found one of the clerks proposing to Inez. While he was engaged in throwing the rash young man into the street, the other clerk came in, and finding Inez in tears, essayed to comfort her. Then the uncle came back. After this unfortunate occurrence, the young clerks departed to other fields, and were replaced by two old and hideous men. Inez's third suitor was a somewhat moony young man, who formed the habit of writing her mushy letters and hanging about the gate when Inez came home at night. The uncle interrupted one of these affecting gate scenes, and promised...
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