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About Bohemia nugget. (Cottage Grove, Or.) 1899-1907 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 25, 1899)
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mlntl. Softly tlio
thrill of 'tho ills
tint music rose
nnd fell upon tho
k still nlr. Then nn
stung his ear, and
afresh toward soli
tude. To-morrow h c
would lr.ivo Encland to Join his regi
ment, and few seemed to know or care.
For the first time he felt constrained
to mourn the lack of a near relative
to fuss and weep over his departure.
His coming to Mrs. Derrick's "at
home" had been a mistake, too.
Taking out a cigar he lit a match,
which a sportive zephyr playfully ex
tinguished. Among the shadows hid
a rustic arbor, and stepping Inside the
shelter of its doorway he struck a fresh
gleam. Flaring up brightly It revealed,
huddled up close to the back wall of
tho arbor, a shrinking, girlish form.
"Oh, please, please, don't tell any
body. I only came out here to get away
from the people."
"Did you? Well, I say that should
be a bond of union between us, for so
"And you won't tell anybody about
my coming out here. It would sneni so
rude to Mrs. Derrick, you know."
"Not a soul, honor bright But sure
ly you didn't leave the house to crouch
up here In the dark?"
"Oh, no. It was lovely among the
stars and flowers and things; and then
I heard some one coming and ran In
"llESlDK THE OLD FOUNTAIN STOOD
here till he should go past, and you
"Won't you come out and walk
again?" He was longing to see her.
The darkness of the summer-house
was tantalizing' and chivalry rebelled
at the rudeness of striking another
The starlight that revealed to Sylvia
a soldierly form, with short-cropped
daik hair and a quite perceptible mus
tache, showed Bruuton a petite figure
whose robe of white satin draped close
ly from the odd lace that outlined its
fsqunre-set bodice, a string of pearls
round the slender neck the only orna
meut Before they had completely encircled
tho lawn Sylvia knew that Brunton
was a soldier; that to-morrow he would
sail for India to join his regiment. And
ere they emerged from the long arch
way of roses Brunton knew that this
wa3 Sylvia's first party; that she was
an orphan and lived with her grand
mamma. "And have you never been nny
Nvhere?" This pityingly, from the
height of his experiences which were
yet to come.
"No, never. We always go to Tor
quay In winter, but that's nearly Just
the same as being at home. Do you
know, I've never, never once been out
of doors at night before."
"Poor little girl! I say" struck by
a sudden Idea "your guardian will bo
some time over whist, won't she?"
"Why, yes; the game has Just begun
and they won't finish under a rubber."
"Well, suppose I take you somewhere
for a half-hour or so to a theater or
music hall? My cab Is waiting."
"Oh!" A gasp of delight, followed by
tho Inevitable, "But would It not be
wrong?" and, "I can't go dressed like
"Oh, nobody will know. Walt hero
for a moment while I run to the house
nnd forage for wraps."
Leaving Sylvia In tho safe seclusion
of tho arbor, ho vanished, returning
speedily clad In light topcoat and crush
hat and bearing a heavy cloak of vel
vet and furs.
"That 17 breathed Sylvia In a horri
fied whisper, when ho showed his spoil.
"Why, you've brought grandma's sable
To Sylvia tho hansom was a chariot
Bent direct from fairyland for her con-
veyanco to some enchanted world. Tho
gaiety and glitter of the London night
delighted and amazed her. At Picca
dilly circus Sylvia was entranced; In
Leicester show she was In ecstasies,
nnd when, having reached the snug se
clusion of a curtained box, she could
gaze across n valley of dim, sinoke
wreathed figures, which tho moving
marvel of form and color doflucd as a
ballet, she acted and moved as though
lu a dream world.
Sylvia remained oblivious to all Brun
ton's hints as to tho lapse of time until
he murmured that the hour had neared
11. Safely In the hansom speeding
homewnrd, Sylvia returned to earth
again, nnd sighed as she felt like
Cinderella In having to leave the ball
at its height
Yes, Sylvia was sorry, very, very
sorry, he was going, and perhnps when
he returned In three years he would
have forgotten her. And Brunton was
equally convinced of his own faithful
ness, but feared the strain of time and
absence on hers.
Brunton thought he would like the
next meeting to take place, as this one
had, in a garden; nnd Sylvia remem
bered that a certain green door lu the
high wall encircling her grandmother's
grounds opened on a quiet side road.
Thereafter the stars witnessed a sol
emn compact that, that day three
years, at the same hour, Sylvia would
unlock the green door to give Brunton
Athwart the little green door the
moonlight glinted softly, and Brunton,
standing In near the shallow of an Hex,
would willingly have dropped the com
ing hour out of his life.
Since his return to England, a few
days before, tho memory of this ap
proaching assignation had persistently
occurred to him. As a man of honor
he knew he dare not shirk it. And yet,
how painful to be forced to see Sylvia,
to look Into those Innocent, trustful
eyes and confess how he had changed,
and to tell her boldly that their meet
ing had proved but an Incident, of no
moment In tho ordering of his life.
He must undeceive her as tenderly
as possible, speak of Eleanor regret
fully, at least not let Sylvia guess how
entirely happy their union was, or that
she, Sylvia, had long ceased to be aught
but a pretty, sentimental remembrance
Even as he schooled himself a dis
tant clock struck the hour, nnd with
the first faint chime came the stealthy
sound of an opening lock. She was
Gently turning the handle he passed
through the green door and entered
Lady Martingale's garden. Beside the
great stone basin of the old fountain
ner eyes met his In questioning ap
peal, and for a moment a mad rush of
pity, romance, affection, call It whnt
you will, overcame him, nnd, spring
ing forward, he caught her hands.
"You had not forgotten?"
"No. And you?"
"I am here."
After the greeting there fell a sense
of constraint, which Brunton realized
was not all of his own ranking. She
wa3 lovely, even moro lovely than of
yore taller, too, added something In
her expression that was new to him,
"You you have changed. Are not
tho same. Of course you look older
and bronzed. I don't mean that But
thero Is something else your man
"Sylvia," ho began, breathlessly,
"three years Is n long time "
"Oh, yes; Is It not?" sho interposed,
"And, you know, one's circumstances
niter now people Intervene."
"Yes, yes; so they do."
ner unexpected qulescenco was dis
concerting, but ho doggedly stumbled
"And, Sylvia, I wish to tell you I
know It seems mean nnd cruel but
last year I met Eleanor, and
LAXGLEY'S NEW FLYING MACHINE.
Ht,shr whispered symn, ;"'
raising her hand and turning ' .
tltude of listening expectancy tovw i
the lighted windows of the !ioUb Wi
ble across the expanse of hiwn.
As they paused, mute, from nn o "
casemate came a feeble cry-" h
plaintive, sending Its message Into ti.o
"s'vlvla's eyes sought nt'iinton's-bls
wondering, hers hunblont with mntcf
mil ecstasy. ,
"My baby," she sald.-Chlengo Jour-
IT FLIES AND FIGHTS.
Prof. tmiKley'- Coml.lne.1 Alr-Ulu
imil Dynamite Hirnwpr.
If current reports from Washington
nre true Professor S. P. I.ungley has
Invented a real flying machine and tho
most powerful engine of war known to
civilized man. So mighty Is the power
of the little forty-seven-pound ongluu
of the flying machine which ho has
originated that no model army could
withstand It. A fleet of Ironclads could
be destroyed by It lu llfteon minutes.
Coast defenses would be broken up
like rail fences before a tornado If once
the nerodrome imsscd over them mill
dropped bombs Into their midst. At
least this Is what Professor Laugloy'!)
For three years past Professor Lang
lev has devoted himself to tho prob
lem of aerial navigation. He claims to
have solved It at last and to have mini
a machine which will render American
armies Invincible by means of lioinbs
thrown from his airship. He calls It
the aerodrome. This machine will be
not less vnlunble In peace than lu war.
A man can settle himself to sleep In
the car of one of these Hying machines
lu the evening at Chicago, and wake up
to And himself In New York by morn
ing. Air travel will be more safe than
transportation by hind. The nerodrome
can dart upon a sinking ship and
snatch Its passengers from peril. The
airship, It Is claimed. Is as completely
under control of Its pilot as a locomo
tive Is under the guidance of nil engi
neer. The aerodrome which rrofessor
Langley has constructed nnd tested
cost $17,000. This sum Included the
cost of numerous experiments, 'the
machine can probably bo duplicated
for less than $10,000. Professor Lang
ley says his perfected aerodrome Is the
result of between twenty-live aud thir
ty unsuccessful experiments with
various engines and motors. Ills work
hns been carried on In the East with
the utmost secrecy. The professor was
convinced that an airship could be
constructed which would fly by Its
own power. The problem was to In
vent a machine that could depend up
on Its momentum for support nnd at
the same time furnish considerable
carrying capacity above that required
to sustain Itself. After, ten months o.'
effort a flying machine was actually
launched In 1SD7. In tho flrst experi
ment It worked well. Subsequent
trials showed that It was not and could
not In that shape be put under perfect
The aerodrome resembles a metal
whale propelled by the wings of an nl
batross. It Is built largely of alumi
num, nnd tho body, or car. Is about rS
feet long. G feet wide, and 8 feet high.
Liquefied air Is the substance which
gives life to Its body and Its wings.
The aerodrome Professor Langley
has constructed can carry five or Mx
people With ease, and It Is only n mat
ter of building a sulilclently large one
to sustain any given weight On en-
terlng tho machine the dnnm
to bo securely fastened, and then tho
liquid gas, which has been stored with
the refrigerating tanks Is vaporized to;
fill tho balloou. As the lifting power)
becomes sulllclont tho mnchlue Is gradj
ually lifted bodily from the ground
nnd after clearing all obstructions thd
engines nro started. As tho vessel
gains hendway and is thus maintained
In the nlr by its own momentum, tho
gas In tho balloon Is again gradually:
liquefied and the balloon Is drawn,
down closely ovor tho top of tho ear
In order to present as llttlo surfaco foil
wind obstruction to the movement ofl
tho Hying machine as possible. Cbl-i
cago Inter Ocean.
It Is always a great shock to a
woman to hear n preacher express a',
desire to go to Paris; his longing should
be to visit the Holy Land.
Wnlllrll Hrlllatlllnc ItfUT.
"Is thero any place In tin town
where they telegraph without wire?"
ho naked of tho policeman on tho cor
nor. "That dlicovery is too new and wu
havoii't got it yet," replied tho ollluor.
"What's tho matter with the old
"No good. I've kept flvo . or nix
wires red hot for half u day trying to
get my brother-in-law to send me
money to get homo on, but I cant even
raise him. Philadelphia Tress.
Tells the Secret of His Great
Itobcrl Uvwutng, tlie Trngcdlan.
Robert Downing was rccontly inter
viewed hy the press on tho Mil) Joe t of
his splendid health. Mr. Downing'
promptly and emphatically gave tho
wholo credit of his splendid physical
condition to Po-rn-nn, saying!
"I find it a preventive against all
sudden summer ills Unit swoop upon
Olio in changing climates aud water.
"It is tho finest traveling com pan ion
and safeguard against malurtnl inllu
encos. "To sum it up, Po-ru-nn has dono
mo moro good than any tonic 1 hiuu
Healthy mucous momhrancs protoot
tho body against tho heat of summor
and tho cold of winter. Po-ru-nn is
fluro to bring lioalth to tho mucous
membranes of tho whole body.
Writo for a copy of JJr. llartman's
latest book entitled "Summer Ca
tarrh." Address Dr. Hartman, Colum
Romombor that cholora morbus,
cholera infantum, summer com
plaint, bilious colic, diarrhoea and
dyaontery nro eacli and nil catarrh
of tho bowols. Catarrh is the only
corrout nnmo for those nlToctloiiH.
Po-ru-nn is nn absolute spociflo for
thoso nilmonts, which nro so com
mon in summor. Dr. Hartman, in
n praotico of ovor forty yoars, novor
lost a singlo caso of cholora infan
tum, dysentary, diarrhoea, or chol
era morbus, and his only romody
was Po-ru-nn. Thoso desiring
lurthor particulars should send for
,,00copr of "Summer Catarrh."
Address Dr. Hartman, Columbus, 0.
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