The Madras pioneer. (Madras, Crook County, Or.) 1904-current, March 11, 1909, Image 2

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    i Aunt Diana :
The Sunshine
of the Family
OltAPTKR NX. fContInued.1
The next few weeks passed happily for
Alison; she had her dearest friend with
her, nnd what metre could she nsk for?
Aunt Dinnn had settled down quite
comfortably In her niche, us though sho
were one of the family. Without mak
ing herself unduly prominent, or In any
way trenchinjf on the young housekeeper's
privilege, she yet contrived, with quiet
tnct, to lighten Alisons burden and pro
cure her the rest sho so much needed.
Alison resumed her walks with Roger,
while Aunt Diana nmused Missie or read
to Mr. Merle. During the day 'Alison
was too muoh engaged to enjoy much of
Aunt Diana's company, but Miss Carrlng
ton insisted that she should resume her
painting lessons as soon as Missie was
atleto be with her father: and she also
contrived that she and Alison should have
one of their old refreshing talks as often
as possible. Nothing rested Alison so
much as intercourse with Miss Carrin;
Ions strong, vigorous mind.
Aunt Diana quickly found her way into
Missie's wayward little heart, anil she
soon turned her influence to good nccounr.
une afternoon, when
little, av though she feared how her
words might be received, for Miss Car
rington had n horror of gossip "I am
half afraid that there Is n now trouble
In store for poor Annn."
"You mean Eva's marriage. I think
that will be n good thing for her: there
is no real sympathy between the sisters."
"No, I meant something quite different.
I have been nt Mnplewood a great deal
this veek, nnd Dr, Forbes Is always there.
I am afraid, from what 1 see, that Anna
will soon have a stcp-fathor, nnd, Aunt
Dr In n voice of strong disgust "Dr,
luirbcs la such nn ugly, disagreeable man
1 tuust say I do wonder at Mrs. Hard-
wick."
"Do you, Allle? Well, wonder sits
well on young people, I hate to see them
taking everything as a matter of course,
lour wonder will not hurt you, my dear."
"Itut If It Rhould be true, Aunt Dl?"
very solemnly,
""There are no fools like old fools,'
Allle. and there Is certainly no neeount-
1ns for tastes. Now, In my opinion, one
husband Is enough for any woman; but
I no not pretend to regulate the world.
Don't trouble your little head about it.
I have r. notion that, step-father or no
step-father, Anna will have her share of
Gods sunshine. And Miss Carrington
smiled n queer little smile that mystified
Alison, but she said no more,
There were some things of which Miss
Carrington never spoke, to young people.
She often said: "A girl's mind ought to
b as clear as crystal and hold no re-
a-cis u crystal reflects everything. I
wish older people would remember that,'
And nothing displeased her more than
the careless talk of some mothers. "They
uon't seem to care what they put Into a
you parting, and Roger will bo with n." ISMW
,urinit' MlM lnnV fr,r,f r.l A III. .wl. tAL (A
Ing; It is your birthright. The young
must nlwnys look on to a. happy future,
Now. say good-bye to me. . for I hear the
carrlago coming round. Christinas will
soon bo here, and, heaven willing, wo shall
meet again." And pressing her tenderly
in her arms, Atlnt Diana turned awny.
Old Favorites
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IIoiy lleUr nnd I Blndo Vp
Vlison had been
spending some hours at Maplewood. she girl's mind," she would say, Indignantly,
touna on Her return that Missie had gone "and then they wonder that it Is chocked
uack into her old room. All Alison's
ikmxs aud pictures had been moved ; Aunt
.Dianas loving hands had evidently been
employed in her service no one else
would have arranged the bowl of dark
chrysanthemums on the little round table,
and the pretty, fresh crctoune on the
conch and easy chair spoke of the same
taste.
Alison's voice trembled as she thanked
tussle.
"You ought not to have done it. Mnhel
dear; it is very good of you, but I would
ratner have waited until you were really
wen.
"4 always meant to do it," returned
Missie, solemnly. "I thought about it
every night, and then I made up my
mind to speak to Aunt Diana, and she
kuu hue would help me. Have you seen
me Deautitul illumination she has paint-
i ior your'
Yes, Alison had seen it.
He- not weary in well-doing" that
vaf the teit that Miss Carrington had
cuoseu ior m due season we shall reap,
if we faint not." Well, was not Alison
reaping a rich harvest? Would she ever
t cjient that she had come back to her
own people for loving service and minis
try, when she had won Missie's affection.
nnd found her way to her father's heart?
That he loved and trusted her, that she
was growiug daily dearer to him, Alison,
with all her humility, could not donht-
but Missie was still his petted darling
the very suffering she had caused him
brought them nearer together.
It was a lovely sight. Miss Carrington
thought, to see Missie sitting for hours
patiently beside her father's couch read
ing or talking to him. But for her aunt's
tigiinnt care her liealth wOuld have been
permanently injured by her devotion to
him; before she left she made Missie
faithfully promise to take her daily walk
and to resume her singing.
"You must leave something for Allie
to do," she said, with a smile; "I can
not sanction monopoly. We must watch
against sejfishness, dear child, even in
our best actions: we must not be over-
exacting In our affection love sometimes
compels one to efface one's self for love's
sake.'
Aiina was a constant visitor 'to The
Holms during Miss Carrington's stay;
tiiey had taken a great fancy to each
other. Anna told Alison privately that
she thought Miss Carrington was the
most beautiful woman she had ever seen.
"I don't know about her features,"
Alison bad answered; "I don't think peo
ple consider her handsome, but it is a
dear face, and that is all I care about."
"I am never tired of looking at her,'
returned Anna, with girlish enthusiasm;
up with rubbish.'
CHAPTER XXI.
Miss Carrington took a great deal of
notice of Roger, and sought every oppor
tunity to be with him: she had a great
respect for his character, which, she said,
wn a most uncommon one.
"Roger differs from the young men of
hi generation." she said once to Alison;
"he cares little for other people's opin
ions, unless he knows them to be In the
right mere criticism does not influence
hi in in the least."
She took a great Interest In his work,
and made herself acquainted with the
details of the business. Roger wondered
a little at the quiet pertinacity with which
she questioned him: saie even followed
hhn to the mill, and sat In the timber
ynrtl watching the men at work.
After a few conversations with Itogcr
she spoke very seriously to her brother-
in-law; she told him Roger was very
young for such a responsibility. "He is
a good lad, and would wear himself out
in your service, Alnslie, and that without
a word of complaint, but he looks too
old and careworn for his age; you must
remember he is only two-and-twenty yet
he must have his play time, like other
lads."
"But how am I to help him, Diana?'
asked Mr. Merle, fretfully. "It is not iny
fault that I am lying here like a log.
The boy must work, or what would be
come of us all?"
'My dear Ainslie, you misunderstand
me." she replied, gently. "Of course Roger
must work, but surely he needs help for
so large a business. Have you put no
one in your last manager's place?"
"No, not yet." he returned, evidently
struck by her practical good sense. "Rog
er never proposed It, and I was too in
dolent to think about It; but there Is
Murdoch, a Scotchman he has been with
us a long time, and he Is an honest fel
low. I dare say he would be glad of a
rise in his salary; he has a large young
family. I will ask Roger what he thinks
of putting Murdoch in the managers
nlace. I think he would watcn over our
Interests."
"1 wish ypu would do so," she returned
earnestly; "Roger is rather too hard
worked for his age. He tells mo he has
no time for cricket or tennis, or for skat
inz in winter. I I have set my heart
Ainslie, on his bringing Alison for a long
visit to Moss-side in the spring. ' lou
will be better by that time, and if you
have a manager Roger will be able to e.n
joy a holiday; he tells me he has not left
Chesterton for two years.
"I am afraid I have been very remiss
and neglected his interests," returned Mr,
Merle, rather sadly. "You shall liave
Miss Carrington, Indeed, 'spent htr alvl mo yr ,mn,, Ir I"yorj how do
inristmas and the opening days of tho .,0" 10 lo"" ' , . ,
new year nt The Holms, to the mutual iou drow up that agreemoni1 s loo
enjoyment of herself and Alison; but it I , you want your pay;
WfW tint lltltll flirt nl f Inna ilinf AtfuAtt Don't cut down your figures : make it an
mill ItftmM tiolll tlitfili nwtmtinfl t'latt f A I X Of CI I
Moss-side not until the swoct fresh dnya For 'ere written agreement was just
of spring, had passed Into the glory of tho makln' of me.
summer. Miss Carrington had written I , , , , . . T
again nnd again, pleading the compact Gom ,lomo oveulu', I tell you I wns
she had made with Mr, Morle; but neither I . , .uc , , , . . .
of the young people hod found themselves Thlnkln' of nil my troubles, nnd what I
free. was golu to do;
"When we come It must be with a AnJ' ,f mV 0MCS "n'1"' hcfl" tl,3 "tcml
lest team alive.
of unfilled duties, dear Aunt Dl," wrote They'd 've tlpp'd mo over, certain, for I
Alison at last. "Missie can do without
me, hut Roger can not leave nt present
there Is such a pressure of business at
the mill; nnd If you do not mind, I would
rather wait for him."
Miss Carrington's reply wns curt, and
to the point : "Walt for Roger, by all
tnfnna- 1 nm tmt vmmrv unnnirli tn fnni
deferring an unexpected pleasure, or old And secin' where we mtss'd the way, and
couldn't see where to drive.
No for I was laborln' under a heavy
load ;
No for. I was travclln' an entirely differ
ent road:
For I was a-trncln' over tho path of our
lives ng'ln,
enough to dread that 'by and by' may
mean never. There is daugee In hurrying
on things too much; we need not crowd
our lives. I will have neither of you
until you can put your cares In your
pockets, and tnko the full meanlug of
these sweet, sunshiny days."
Aunt Diana's unselfishness and patlcnca
were rewarded when at last the desired
letter from Alison arrived. Its bright
sentences sounded to her like a ripple of
soft laughter from youthful lips. "We
are coming, coming, coming 1" Could any
repetition be sweeter than that?
It was one of the loveliest evenings la
where wo might have been.
And many a corner we'd turn'd that just
to a uuurrol led.
When I ought to've held my temper, and
driven straight ahead:
And the moro I thought it over tho moro
these memories came,
And the more I stnick the opinion that I
was the most to blame.
And things I had long forgotten kept
rlsln' In my mind,
Of little matters betwixt us. whero Betsy
was good and kind ;
But somehow It does mo lota of good ta I
tell It once In a while!
And I do It for n compliment 'tin so!
that you can ace
That that there written agreement of
yours was just the makln' of ma,
Kb make out your bill, Mr, Lawyer;
don't stop short of nn X;
Mako It mora If you want to, for I lmvol
got tho checks: t
I'm richer than a National linnk, with
nil Its trensurci told,
For I'vo got a wife nt home now thnt't
worth her weight In gold.
Will Corlcton.
rTfWfrTIH WIT ' "'ilTBrTtyTT tfm
bthenoiti or silk. '
DUE nc rue 7r
lu'uWIto
'or ManyYJ,
i Itf For ManvT fi
.lune when Alison and Roger nrrlved at An these things they flosh'd all through
me. as you Know wings Houiaum
will,
When a feller's alone In the darkness,
nnd everything is still.
the Itlverston station, and stood for a
moment looking round them In a pleased
uncertainty whether any familiar face
would greet them. Miss Carrington had
hinted that she preferred receiving her
guests in her own porch uho hated the
bustle and noise of a railway station. But
still Alison's dark eyes would scan the
platform and tho sunny station room, half
in delightful recognition and half In girl
ish curiosity.
"Allle, who Is that hnndsomo fellow
jaf t getting down from the dog cart?"
But," soys I, "we're too far along to
tako another track.
And when I put my hand to the plough
I do not oft turn back ;
And 'taln't an uncommon thing now for
couples to smash in two,"
And so I sot my teeth together, and
vow'd I'd see It through.
asked Roccr. "What a neat little turn
out I I like a chestnut mare. Halloo I When I came In sight o' the house 'twas
do vou know him?" as Alison smiled and some'at in the night,
bowed. And just as I turn'd a hill-top I see the
"It is Grevllle Moore." she said, hur- kitchen's light;
riedlv. and a bricht look of pleasure cross- Which often a hon'some plctur to a
ed her face nt the slcht of her old friend. hungry person makes,
which was certainly reflected in the young But it don't Interest a feller much that's
man's countenance as he came forward coin to pull up stukes.
and erected them.
You' are punctual to a mmuie." he And when I went In the house the table
i-nld Jovouslv. "rnther before your t'tue, I was set for me
for I have only Just driven up. MIsi As good a supper s i ever saw, or ever
In
want to sco;
I crnmm'd the agreement down
my pocket as well as I could,
fell to eotln' my victuals, which
somehow dldu t taste good.
And Betsy she pretended to look about
tho .house,
one sees the thoughts coming before she rour wish. Diana : I will manage to spare
speaiss; er eyes iuik 10 one, even wuen Roeer for a month.
she is silent. There is something liar
nioa'ous. too, in her voice, and even In
her walk; she nevfr jars on one; I am
sure there are no discords in her nature.'
Alison repeated this speech ; she
thought it so prettily worded, and so
true. But Miss Carrington shook her
Wad over It aud let it pass; she knew
much better how the chords of her being
had once been jangled roughly out of
tune. "No discords In her nature !" when
every note had been dumb and tuneless
until the Divine Hand had brought the
jarred chords Into harmony.
"When .Cod's will Is our will, then we
shall know peace," she said to herself;
"I have learned that now." But she
spoko very kindly of Anna, and praised
Alisons discernment in the choice of a
friend. "She is a simple, lovable little
soul," bhe said once; "it is quite a treat
In this decided age to meet wlfh a girl
who distrusts her own judgment, and be
lievea other people's experiences before
her own,"
"Anna Is really very clever, Aunt Dl."
"I nm sure of that, my dear; and she
6hows her cleverness by not advertising
Jier best wares. In talking to her one
is not dropping over, buckets Into empty
wells there is good wuse and a clear
knowledge of factH at the bottom, Liv
Ing in an uncongenial atmosphere has
make her shy and awkward: she is like a
Come, now, that is generous of you,"
she replied, brightly; I shall owe you a
good turn for that. Supposing I promise
to come and spend my Christmas and
New Year with you; shall you care to
have me?"
"Try me," was his only reply. But he
said it with one of his rare smiles, and
Miss Carrington felt she would be wel
come.
The prospect of having Aunt Diana
for Christinas, and still more the promise
of a long visit to Moss-side In tfie spring,
went far to reconcile Alison to the part
ing when the day came for Miss Carring
ton to leave them, but when the last hour
arrived Alison's Jieart failed her a little.
"You must not look so pale over it,
Allle," Miss Carrington said to her anx
lously; "you know If I had the power I
would willingly take you back with me."
Yes, but I could not leave papa lying
there. There can be no question now
about my duty; It is a comfort to know
that."
"Yes, dearest, your place must be here
a little longer; they could not spare you
to me yet. Do you know, I bonet lines
doubt whether the old days will over
come back."
"Oh, Aunt Di I Do you mean I shall
never be able to live with you again?"
asked Alison, in an dlanntd voice.
Miss Carrington looked at her in a
poor little plnnt brought too suddenly Into strangely moved way.
the light ; in another year or so she will
be less pallid and depressed : she will
have learned to believe In herself a little."
"I nm afraid you think her plain," ob
served Alison, anxiously; for her artistic
taste made her lay rather an undue Im
portance on beauty; "but really, when
she talks and brightens up she Is quite
pretty."
"She lias a lovely look sometimes. You
are wrong, Allle, I do not think her.
plain. Missie's apple blossom face makes
her a little colorless, but there is a dell-
"I do not think you will live at The
Holti's always; Missie will replace you
by and by, I am quite sure we shall be
together, even If It be not In the old way.
Don't look so perplexed, Allle, darling;
in this life, with Its manifold changes and
chances, things are seldom quite the
same."
'You ami I will never be different I
am convinced of that," exclaimed Alison,
not in the least understanding the drift
of Aunt Diana's strange speech. "Oh,
Aunt Pi, how delicious the spring will
be! To think that we shall be rowing
cato white rose bloom about tier that Is on the rjver ngalu to Long Island, to
not without beauty. I like her face, my hunt for forget-me-nots, and that we shall
4ear," hear the cuckoo In Aspy Woods, and I
"Do you know, Aunt Dl" hesitating a shall be sitting In the atudlo watching
Cnrrir.ir-on told me 1 might bring the
doe cart, and vour lucsasc m'cht go ud And
hv the omnibus. How are you. Miss All
.tn? You do not seem at all fnzzed bv And
your long journey, i cxpccicu 10 nua
a pair of dusty, jaded travelers."
"Alison Is ns fresh oa a lark,'' return
ed Iioser: "she has been chirplu? like a
whole nestful all the way up. It is a But she watch'd my side coat pocket like
aood many years since we met, Moore. II a cat would watch a mouse;
! should hardly have Identified you the f.rst And then she went to foolln' a little with
minute but for my sister s recognition. ner cup,
"1 believe I should- not have known And Intently reudlu' a newspaper, a-hold
. .., ... , i i i. .u.
i gu, replied urevwe, wun a quicx, scru-i u n wrong i;uu up.
ilnizhi" dance, "lou don t look hrst
rate j0es he. Miss Alison? He has an And when I'd done my supper I draw'd
overworked annearnnce. We must give the agreement out.
liiii: plenty of tennis and boating, aud And give It to her without a word, for
make him look younger." sue Knowd what 'twas about.
"All work nnd no play makes Jack a And then 1 humm'd a little tuna, but now
.lull bov." lauched Roser "Two of three and then a noto
weeks of idleness and fresh air will make Was busted by some animal that hopp'd
n different fellow of me. I mean to for- up in my throat,
via that there are such things as sawmills
In existence. 1 "en ucisy sun got her specs from off
"Come, that Is sensible." returned ;re- the mantel shelf.
villi', heartily. "Miss Alison, will you And read the article over quite softly to
take the front seat.' Merle, the sroora nerseii:
is going to look nfter the luggage, so you ,tcai It little and little, for her eyes Is
need . not trouble your head about It." geuin oiu,
And. springing lightly to his place, he And lawyers' wrltln' ain't no print, cs
touched the mare, and In a moment they pcciaiiy wnen its cold.
were driving rapidly down the shad
rood, i Aaa alter she'd read a little she give my
(To be continued.) arm a touch,
And kindly said she wns nfrald I was
Kii I r I.exxim In Mnellliifr. 'lOWIn' her too milch :
StudciitH In a London hcIhxjI wre "t when she was through she went for
recently indeed to write tills from d'e- me ' eo a-strcamin' with
tntlon: "A gltitonoiw sibyl with her
Ilovr the Vnrn In "WrnUcned hy ih
Modern Method of Trcntmnitt,
HUlc st'lciico Ih clmngliiff. Jf tho nllk
drcfwen of fifty yenr iiro nrb compared j
hiiu iiiiwij n tut; nuiv tiitwi:n Jitmiu-i ICAAr1 rini iiWIH
itiiLiiivu iil ijiu jfivnvjit uh it i mj til t tin i W "Hj Of if
rlty la strength of tho older tnntcrlnln. J', "xV,,fl 2" n.rdent friend to P!
THIh usually Is duo to tho fact tlmt ttnB of 'tthofolloSi1
silk yarns now nro frequently treated Uvo fwnJ tT h! iW Pere"Tl
with metnllle milts, such nn tin chlo- i-i.? A.V".U. t0 bo Uio best. IfJT.t ,
ride,
Ing Insoluble nuiiiKMimls. nnd thus In
creasing tliu weight of tho fiber. So
prevalent did thin practice become Homo
yenrH njjo that oven tlio manufacturers
recognized tho necessity of putting;
soino limit to It.
Apart from tho fact that ono In buy'
Ing n compound of nllk with n motnl
Instead of puro silk tills treatment fro
quently causes the Alwrn to becomo ten
dor, esjieclally nfter exposure to direct
sunlight,
lrnm Tfnrr Ml rittilminrt'tf nvTwhittt,mi
It was found that tnklnff tho fltronRth 'i"Eh T.L ?x?,,!,.?e ,b'fti.iJ
of Rcnulno silk ni AO to S3 tho Btrenxlh thund ring down' tl, iT?'
of n sanmle of loaded Trench nllk con. L...i.t own , Jt v
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- . I ill nriiffffiBis ami mUtA (
me - teniieney or tno nuer h tnnrKed inrsuUi lime. 8mt.ii;i7Lrs'o.V",.?r'
nfter treatment for Huven dnvn with oimted,Llior,K.v,
ll- wi "
Dr. Hnrtmnn'ai
... .
t metallle Halts such a tin chlo- only rolloblo
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"I'cruno hot been mtsl ,?
ytcrn, and I attribute my S1
my extreme age to thi rCm! T
msew mm my requirements. ' ""H
"I havo come to ,., .
entirely for tho manylui; t1
which I need medlLi,U!,!;i
to bo especially valuablotooD 1
Ont nt tho 111-
dome.
2 per cent molutlon.
Tho presence of wilt In istalncd nnd
weakeneil silk may I accounted for
readily by tho fact that unit Is a con
istltuent of human irorsplratlon and
tlrtiH may hnve Im-cii Introduml during
the hnntllliig of tho yarns by tho work
men
8jKclnl precnutloim nro now taken to
eliminate this source of Injury, and tho
disintegrating nctlon of the tin Kilts
uiwn the fibers also Is reduced by a
Aiiar ramie.
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tears,
glutinous hand coiuplncently seked a Al,d k,-H t,m for th ttrnt in over
Helve, a phtJilscnl lclineiimon, a notl.e- twenty years.
able supercilious Irascible and cynical t do.t know wJmt , ,i( .
sergeant, an einlmrrasHed and Iiarnssed didn't como to Inquire '
clirywills, a Hlirleklng sheik, a com- Jut I picked up that agreement and
plalhiint proselyte and an anonymous Stulf'd it In the fire:
elirywillte. These all suddenly dlsap- Ana ' told uer we d bury the hatchet
i t . '
peured down her receptive esoplingtis. niongsmo 01 tno cow;
iwiu we HirucK an agreement nover
She simply x;ill: I'uh! not saccliur-
hie!
"She then traiiHferred a billion of
bilious mosiiilt(H'H, an unsalable bou
quet of fui'ItslMK, lilies, dahlias, hya
cinths and phlox, a liquefied bdellium, I
have another row.
to
And I told her in the futftro I wouldn't
spenit cross or rash,
It halt the crockery In tho house was
IirUKI'Il Illl IO MllllHlIf
an Indelible def amatory Inllaiiiinatory And she said in regard to Heaven w.i
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iiiuuiiiniii nun 11 uruiiuiuiu njriii,iiiii4 1 irjr mill leurn IIS Worth
to the same capacious receptacle. By startlu' a branch establishment ami
.... ,1 ,..! 1 I run., I,,' I, l,. .,
rcuceiiuiy MinciiiicriiiK uur iiiiguer-l .u.....i. ,v u.i uh curm.
i.nnli,rin In ilttk sirtulttlln nnpntiniif cilt. I
itifii'i. iv tut; vwiifiiiw iiviuiitiuif nm p
descended with lier parachute a syn- A,1U ,WB " three-quarters of
J mil uiiviiw -him
terrified the stolid, pqtia
already torrefied by the
renlielt."
'J'li 11 Knurl I n)i I.untf uiiKe.
Mrs. Weeks (during storm) Gra
cious! that was an awful clap of .thun
der; It frlKlitencd mo terribly.
and grievously A d ((
t.alld joomanry tll both until
i Heat, 101 FaU- All(J the days when I was wlnnln'
away from so many men
Was nothln to that evenln' I courted her
Next mornlu' nn ancient
pains to call on us,
virgin took
Weeks Nonsense, my dear. Thun- Ier ,9"'P n" trlmmVl and a-burnln' to
der can't hurt yon. . f"lu' ""Hicr mm;
Mrs. WeeksIndeed I Didn't you ""' W'T , w VTyw nnd opcnln
ever hear of jieoplo beliifc' thunder- u n"'v " '. . , ,
Ht..uck? Mjr net"f Polhely, and show'd her
A SllKkt Jolt.
Ho (bonstlngly) It takes b!x genera- Since, then I don't deny but there'. Wn
tlons to make a gentleman, you know, J . a word or two;
Sbo (calmly) Yes, and what a pity Put wfvo g,1 our .eH wld8 open, and
that it only takes on generation to uo- ' , 10 00 '
make him. wben Z . crM 'i10 "'her Ju.t
1 wivbw il. wun a miien.
In Itussla an unmarried woman ro- AD1 tl,e Hrst one' ready to give ud con.
m a j m ... I al,laaal,l. 11 - " -
mains unoer tno absolute away of her Pimo uuru man half,
parents until her death, reirnnllona nf .
her aeo ".W. "i n, rao "oft- 8'r. n'WMo'
HllSbnnil Ye It -nnlJ iUUU m"
subsequent chemical treatment nf thu I InnHltely,
.... I 1t'l ...I.J..I. ..!,,.
yarn. HO tile we lit ited silks of to-ilnv " wmvu one rain u
nro stronKer than their predecessors of
a few years back. Chicago Tribune.
Husband-
Stuart Set.
THE CHEROKEE ROSE.
Recipe for Um Btck.
m I , 1 t . ( t-f. .IJ :
...... ... . u . m rtm i uiiu uunvv biimii tpimiii
i ... . ... I ,.,"- J "l-f.l. u. L.
ii-nuiiiui i'iuhit, i ounce oris coropouno, wnicn
There Is a beautiful romnnco con- procured of any drucelst. tM
necletl with the Cherokee rose. A tcnapoonfu! doses before eacn tad w
young Indian chief of the aomlnplo before retiring. ThlsrechMliHiife'
trllw wns taken prisoner by his cue- be tho best known to medical Kioaj
" i
tnles, tho Cherokees, and doomed to
torture, but fell so seriously III that It
became necessary to wait for lite resto
ration to henltli before committing him
to the fire.
As bn lay prostrated by disease In
Length,
.. I . ..il Dl. H V . Tk..a
iiixriicu Laiicr -oir. iu i
tmtt (lila mnnllnr VOU Mid tOf Wti''.
... .. . -- . . y
yards long." I want to Uo bH
Tanirlr fwllh a MID) wrasi", m
il il.. ..a . . .. I - . ..--.V l
ill i'iiiiiii fif r rif iifiriiriu. lt'tiit.iiin .. t w . ,. iii wtatmmi
.... ........ ... ...v .,v imiuiui hiij I ucjp mc, i wroiv II .WW
iinugmer or tno latter, a young, dark
faced maid, was his nurse. 8lie fell In
love with the young chieftain and,
wishing to save bis life, urged him to
escape, nut ho would not do so unless
she would flee with him
She consented, neforo they had gono
f;r, Impelled by regret at leaving
Nature lntrrio. I
"Papa can swim like a M
mamma?" J
"No, dear; he swlmi Hit w
a musk rat. lie nai w w - i
fact to breathe."
... . MA il nni3
i.ii.,:a i:iirlu in 9 iw .
,.M nil, U'lilt'L 1IL 1I731VII11Z I m mmmmmmm w . .
i.- i.. .... . . . " nn niNTMENT la inlMMWW '
iionie, sue iiskcii permission Or IJCf " niiaJ lWlnwR,
lover to return for tho purpose of ,,,u,,nrtlant.y.oronnW4 . J
nearing away some memento of it. Ho,
retracing her footsteps, she broke n
sprig from the while rose which climb
ed up tho. poles of her father's tent
and. preserving It during her lllght
through tho wilderness, planted It by
the door of her new homo In tho Jnnd
of tho Seminole. And from that day
this beautiful (lower lias always lieeii
known throughout tlio southern states
by the name of the Cliorokeo rose
Philadelphia North American.
f A London Term,
"Where will I Und tlio hlooKCfl?"
nsketl the woman who had ' Just re
turned from London.
"Do bloo7.es" exclaimed tlio olov
tor ninii, staring
"Do bloozes w'
.. i.... ...filMflnl,
uruiTnia -,
"Vrtu alinuld reincmkr that P,
. . . . l.ll M!
omcinl is out a cnuv ,
try,"
i"va nuuu-nreil VOlinff JlftTwU)
. 1L., a riHJIM
men .v.. -
tho servant we useu w
i. - ni,.ht with a nuwwi
HVIMU fv '!" . flla
i,Af ,n lier arm'" WBiniDBW" "
....aar
... .. . .. a wiiawT-' a'
ii u (i i ww": i k
tnror. Haan ior m a , n i iiairi
Of. . Hi JaJIDO,
Slim . ..,,
f cni Linn i i ' . .ttrnpw
, ' "'" examiimuoHBi ,11 !
g p P-eyed and vague, tUolt mcnti nglllty. He rgjW J
'V. dov lima' 1.n nn ,1n .. i.l... "u-hiit aBIIBf " "
, .... . '." tUCm 10 1011 '-"..ntf
nvuw me, iiiiiuam, you u potter ask flod wnn tlie cunt nor'"r: a.M
de lloorwalker." fl "a Vothl" one of tt ffi
nn.t l .... MAlhlrttf o0 "
vjiLuiniT, minium. Hocciiiii iinnr. i ..i..,iin "ir eni ut i
oilmen, iiiku inn iiiiiv in inn uuwtii v . , :..i.. ninnn.
M1 flnil Mtl.
Hoor blowses lawngery walss, y'
icnow."
The Moat Dnnirrrous Cnnltnl,
Iiondon, which used to boast of bclmr
tho quietest and safest capital of tlio
world, lias bceomo noisier than Paris tb customer, . t-iM
und more uangerous than Now Vm-tr. "Yes. ma'am." 'u " r.r m
ly H00 niersons aro now killed an- counter. "About wh"
(luring
A.UM the lrt'
"Have yott any air
Nearly
many
cannot bo computed,
nunlly by street necldents. and hnw to pay for one? ...,irai(
many moro Just escano xvltl ti.o.r i oa "Tot price no - v
i.im.i am ni.ru. , , . . i.tAni
Kliavi a ..j , fll-'i
.u- III rnllaa th hlfW I!" "
Ulk nili """., II
-Outlook.
klad I am after.
v,n win rnme tne
1 .. m ii.. wnnie ibwi', 1. .una
' : . nf SIl W Ta7i
nnn I nuuii ' - . c . n
a uv.. . ,. th, a-to., V
am." ii.wT..uJll
A Henl ntrnin.
A land nennt In thn
hifd Just described tho iwiim .m.. ta'tbtt mW . .hW,l
es or tno region, Homo ono protested, l',.;. T'Jhola family "
and ho defended lilmnni'. ,..,- - tt-L "7'i nMrsifO i"""'
i , ri..tL :Z ' k :"'a tlut ireo fin.
... ... wiiwiua, yiu 11 purnaoxj
1110 truui la so wonderful Umt it
takes a whopper to express It J"
Don't feel sorry for a man tmcaiuu
ho Is cheap. Ho doesn't know 1 b
cheap be think ha guperlor.,
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