journey; and in any case she would not have feared such a benignant old gentleman as this. She ended her talk with the inquiry:
"Where will I find the paper, Mr.--Mr.--I mean, sir?"
"Smith my name is. John Smith of Smithville. You'll find all the papers and books at a news-stand on the lower deck. There's a candy-stand there, too, such as will interest you two more than the papers, likely;" he answered with another smile.
They started down the stairs leading from the main saloon to the lower part of the boat, and not until they had reached the news-stand did either of them remember that she hadn't brought her purse nor asked which paper their new acquaintance desired.
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