The trouble started because the young husband had half an hour to spare and devoted the time to looking over his wife's bills. More sorrow was caused by the fact that he commented upon them. There was an angry exchange of words, and when the man wrathfully departed he left a very tearful little wife behind him. While she was still plunged in grief, her dearest friend called and added fuel to the flames. According to the "dearest friend" the only womanly thing to do was to go to Reno and get a divorce. The wife consented, and departed after leaving a note, meant to be bitingly cruel, but which was really pitifully weak. The husband came home to prepare for a business trip out of town, read the note, and regarded it as a stupid joke. He did not remain to investigate because it was nearly train time and important consequences hinged upon the trip. The husband was just comfortably settled in the sleeping car when a strange woman entered with a baby and a valise. She dropped the valise on ...
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