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TRAVELOGUE

THEY met for the first time at luncheon in the diner of the westbound limited that had left Chicago the night before. The girls, it turned out, were Hazel Dignan and her friend Mildred Orr. The man was Dan Chapman.
He it was who broke the ice by asking if they minded riding backwards. It was Hazel who answered. She was a seasoned traveler and knew how to talk to strangers. Mildred had been hardly anywhere and had little to say, even when she knew people.
" Not at all," was Hazel's reply to his polite query. " I'm so used to trains that I believe I could ride on top of them and not be uncomfortable."
" Imagine," put in Mildred, " riding on top of a train! "
" Many's the time I've done it! " said their new acquaintance. "Freight-trains, though; not passenger-trains. And it was when I was a kid."
" I don't see how you dared," said Mildred.
" I guess I was a kind of a reckless, wild kid," he said. " It's a wonder I didn't get killed, the chances I took. Some kids takes lots of chances; that is, boys."
" Girls do, too," said Hazel quickly. " Girls take just as many chances as boys."
" Oh, no, Hazel! " remonstrated her friend, and received an approving look from the male.
" Where are you headed for? " he asked.
" Frisco first and then Los Angeles," Hazel replied.
" Listen-let me give you a tip. Don't say ` Frisco' in front of them native sons. They don't like that nickname."
" I should worry what they like and don't like! " said Hazel, rather snootily, Mildred thought.
" This your first trip out there? " Chapman inquired.
" No," Hazel answered to Mildred's surprise, for the purpose of the journey, she had been led to believe, was to give Hazel a

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