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THE GIRL WITH
By D. C. Murray
CH A PTF.U II. ( Com Inncd.
"Tin' carriage is ready, dear." said An
gola, laying a hntul upon Iit uncle's arm.
Km.t with a tlourish. nl she
could scarwly do loss than respond.
"One of (hose Homo Kulo follow?"
eskod the major, as lio took up the roms.
"Dint like Vin. Traitors, the lot of
by the gilt sign which gleamed high a!vo
the !iirroiniilinij village houses.
Coming suddenly, ns ho had done, out
of tho golden glory of the evening sun
light into n shadowed chamber, ho did
not nt first liuvko out tho tiling n!sut
him with nnv grout distinctness, hut he
could see that n man and i woman sat
nt tho far end of a table, and ho bowed
Tho groom and his master Mt side hy to thorn
Hide, n-nl Maskelyne aud Angela had tho
Intorior of tho carriage to themselves.
"It is a real pleasure to l horo." Mid
tho young man as tho carriage rolled
lone, with wood on ono side and rivor
on tho othor. Ho looked about him on
the landsoa;o, which seemed t dore in
tho warm light, but his glance returned
to An.-ola. "I was afraid that I shouldn't
be a bio to come, for my lawyers eaV.od
to 1110 twice to call mo home ajnln, but
1 managed to it the business t.iro
witlio it eros-sinc. I wouidu't have misso
coming for all the lawyer in New York I"
"You will find us a little dull here."
aald Angela. "The fishing v,'r.v
and you will find plenty of work for your
camera, but the evenings are very Ions,
even in this lieautiful weather."
Just nt this moment the major's whip
wished in the air with au aagry sound,
and the horses, which had been going at
a steady trot, daslcd for a minute into a
"Surely." cried Maskelyne, "that was
iHihroski whom we passed just now." An
gela raised her evobrows a little, and held recess.
up a warning hand.
"Ah." said the major, who had pulled
the horses back into their settled pace
pain, and now turned uin his seat with
a wrathful tace. ton Know rani irm
said a voice.
1 1 : I I. : .
vou: Are you uoiiuay-iuiiMiiit
Kraser advanced, nhading his eye with
That vou. Forlev?" he returned. "How
- . 1 . . 1 -...11
are ve: 1 m a iroyiio snori ji ion nun 1
idn't make v'out nt first. How nre ye.'
IVloytod to moot Mrs. Farley once more.
Are ve here for Ion 15?"
lie bowed and shook hands anil waved
a rol condescending pardoning sort of
1 refusal to the chair Farley pushed to
We have been bore a month." said the
novel. st. "ami we intend staying on iin.n
the crowd comes. Then we run away.
1V vou star for any length of time?
I cau't say how long I may stop.
returned Fraser. with a smile. "The man
would like to know my secrets." said the
smile. "I'll be having a companion in a
lav or two." he added. "O'Kourke's com-
Ah!" said the other, carelessly, 'I
forgot. It's getting near the aitsuutnio
The land'a ly. seeing her new guest m
onversntion. hud withdrawn, tun 111 wus
moment she re-eiitore.l. in conversation
with an oliler visitor. She seemed to have
considerable difficulty in making him un-
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do you. Maskelyne? Where did you meet derstand what she had to say. i. r sue s.,.,.
lie same wiing wiree w 10, n um"-
and he looked at her with a puzzled tace
"I met him in the States." returned
Masklyne. "Here and there. He excited
a good deal of notice there two years
"Flense do not speak of him in my
uncle's hearing." Angela said, in a low
tone. "I will tell you why later on."
No later on than that evetiing she told
him. and he sa wuite clearly that it
could scarcely be politic to mention Do
broski to Major Iiutler if he d-sired to
nee that excellent geutleman keep his
"Mr. riobroski." said Angela, "escaped
from St. Petersburg in a very romantic
way more than thirty years nso, after
the seizure of his wife and children by
the government. He went to En!and.
and my father heard his story there and
found him out and was a help to him in
many ways. My father was an ardent
arnntathizer with the Poles, and Mr. Io-
broskl was known as a really ardent and
Belf-sacriScing patriot. People sometimes
upeak of hira as a Russian, and that
sreatlv nnsrers him. for he has nothing
but Polish blood in his vf ins."
"He looks Jewish." said Maskelyne,
"not commonplace Jewish, but heroic Jew
ish. A modern Jeremiah, and full of lamentations."
"He became passionately attached to
my fnther." the girl went on. "and I do
really believe, without exasseration. he
eould have laid down his life to serve
fcim. When my father died he transfer
red his affections to me. and I know- he
loves me l..arly."
"That." said the yotinz American to
liimself, "is not a surprising circum
stance." But he kept silence.
S "I could never tell you." said Angela.
. . .-... 1
and an occasional snaxe 01 mo uou.i.
It is a X monsieur." said the land
lady at last, turning uion t arley. unit
there is no one here to talk ttie language
Tho new arrival understood the tenor
of this speii h. for a wuggeil his h -a 1 n.
the novelist end sjioke. "Knglish not.
ho said. "French, so leetel ver leetel.
(irec? Ah. yes. leutsch? Yes."
'He speaks C.ermnn, madam. said
Fraser. st.lendid! v. "Allow me to trans
late for vou. Then, addressing tlio new
comer. "If I can serve you 1 shall !
The now arrival smile.!, and put a ques
tion about the Mstal arrangements o: ttie
town. Fraser P't the required iniorma-
tion from the landlady, and transferred it.
The other was profuse in thanks, and
ducked ingratiatiugly at his magnificent
I've never been able to get to like that
follow " said Farlev. as the man sat down
at the dining table, after the ninuner of
the place, to write his letter. 'He came
here shortly after our arrival, and we
have been here together ever since. lie
is always very civil, and he smiles as if
hv clock work, but his eyes are O good
di-al too close together for my fancy; his
forehead slopes back too much for my
liking; he has a stealthy way of wnlking:
h-5 is my beau ideal of what u spy should
be." . .
'Ye do expect a spy to understand the
language of the land he lives in. don't
ye?" asked Fraser.
"Well, yes, Farley admitted, mugn-
ingly. "I supiose that s needtul. I'.ut 1
shouldn't be In the least surprised to learn
A MISFIT INDEPENDENCE.
or pots on (ho window lodgi to bid tha !
arrival welcome, and he. with his roddisu ..,,
,v h..ir bathed in sunshine, and a I'"t aM that ndependene aa the
brlKht-r light in his gray bice eos. slood icrt-m.-t thing ho knew
laughing and nodding back to her. ,Ad who., .v daddy . A thing Its
. . , .1 . .1 t ,i. - genera Iv true.
U H..1HKO linn me mi.iiiim - - . . , ,
11 n 1111111 iiiuui'ii '
S - l couia never ten , ,u ..-. understand. I shouldn't be
with an earnestness which seemed to the Jat he dd .f
listener very preuy auu
tithe of the things he has done to prove
his eratitude to my father and his affec
tion for me. He has been most devoted
nil most self-sacrificing. But he tinges
in the least surprise
what I am saying now.
Perhaps he might be. said t raser.
He'd not be pleased, anyway.'
The man at the table went on with Ins
lotti-r U , o Farlev and fraser sun
everything w.tn - talkl.d abcut llh, standing at the window
!? id"ff D,r L of he arose and walked to the end of the
h u. o, uUw :: :::.T "V;.;. room, where stood a table spread with
mine, as my trusts. ,u , -writing IIiaterials. Taking from this a
prise of some kind which failed and Mr. n fc j fc prink!ed
t v..v.-.ui thr,,"lit fnr some wild reason mue lJ"-,ll"u " .' .
" , , . . c. 1 a uart of ts coutents on tlie Klieel 01 la-
,aU.,n Mint mv uncle had nronted 11 Ilrl UL 'l
" , . r . 1. , a I tier he had just written, una men, turn
bv my loss, and had actually atiempiea . . , ,,.,,iM i,
to rob me. Nothing not even the fact
that before my uncle heard this accusa
tion he had restored the lost money to
my account, and had taken the whole loss
innn h i own shoulders could or can
persuade Mr. iK.broski that this mon
strous fancy is not true. They quarreled
desperately, and I have tried for two or
three vears to reconcile them, but with
no result. My uncle will never forgive
Mr. Dohroski. and Mr. Dobroski will not
jug with the paper in both bauds, he stood
sifting the line hand to and fro in an ab
sent way, regarding meanwhile the two
men at the window. At that moment the
expression of his face was sinister, but
as Farley turned in speaking his face
cleared, and when their eyes met he was
smiling, and he gave that little half-nod
whereby some peop.e always recognize a
glance of which they are conscious from
u man they know. Just then Masioiyne
abandon his ridiculous fancy. It is hard i'"'e ,n-
for me sometimes to keep my place be
tween the two.
"You meet Mr. Dobroski still?" asked
"Oh, ves, I meet him still, and my
uncle makes no objections to my meet-
lug him. P'Ut we had uo idea he was liv
ing near here when my uncle di-clded to
liuv this house. 1 hud my place betweeu
them difficult, though they bolh deserve
to have it said that they do their best
under the conditions to make it easy.
Mr. Maskelyne had taken, a year or
two ago, an attitude toward Angela which
made hi") whatever she Aid and
thought in the most favorable light, and
yet the continuation of her friendship
with Iobroski struck him as being a little
curious In the circumstances. Perhaps
ihe saw this, for she hastened on
4,I do not think that I could give you
nv idea of lor Mr. Dobroski s devotion.
Mv uncle understands how hard it would
be to separate myself from him. I never
This is me young friend, Mr. ijoorgo
Maskelyne, from .New York," said Fraer.
He's just doying to know ye, 1-arley.
"I have desired to know you, sir,"
said Muskelyue, in his solemn, gentle
wav. "tor u year or two past, and to
thank you for all the pleasure you have
given me. It may please you to know,
sir, that you have us large arid us uf
fectionute u circle of readers on our bide
as on your own."
" "J" would please him more," said the
delicate-hided Fraser. "if the Yankees
wouldn't steal his copyrights.
Mr. Fraser," said Austin, 'has a
knack of hitting the right nail on the
head. Not only that, but he always hits
it at the right moment, and, as Charles
Ileade says, he does it with a polished
"Ye flatter me," cried Fraser, smiling
and bowing. The young American threw
an extra but unintentional heartiness into
the shake of Farley's bund.
I am in some sort an ambassador.
pleaviiitost voice, and tho plcasautest
milliner in tho world. A well shaped,
head, s.pmro mid migiicioits, gray blue eyes
full of expression and vaiiiiy, a nose
with a squarish plateau on the bridge an I
a good deal of lino modeling about thi
nostrils, a handsome beard and a mus
tache of tbo ruddiest gold, and a Nguro
at onco lithe and sturdy continued th
impression of the pleusiiut voice, when
ever a stranger, attracted by it, looked at
"How did you (Mine here, Mr.
O'Kourke?" asked I.ucy. "Nobody cauu
by tbo train but tho engineuiati and lh
"I came by diligence." snld (VPourkr.
"I managed to get into tbo wrong train
nt Nniuiir. The pinplo of tho house toll
mo that Fraser is staving here. You
have wvu him. of course
"Ho has gone to see I Vhrckl." said
O'Kourke turned In his own swift,
"Ah." he said. "IVhroskl is staving
hero." Tlio tone was half iplest inning,
half a thriii at ice.
"You know ho Is." returned Austin,
laughing. O'Kourke laughed also.
"Hello: There's Fraser in tho rvrnd.
Who's that with him? Is tlmt lHb
rosk i 7"
'That is IVihrovkl."
O'Kourke raised Ins bat with nn air of
involuntary homage, mid turned bis face
away from Farley. By and by he spoke
.11 a low aud softened voice, with his
face still turned away.
"That's the on- indomitable heart In
Kurope, Farley. I must go and speak to
him." he added in his customary 'one,
and left the garden at a brisk pace. Pres
ently Farley saw him in tho street ad
vancing toward tho liieval Blanc, in
front of which stood Fraser and iMbroskl.
O'Kourke shook hands with Fraser. and
then stood bareheaded in talk with the old
Anarchist. It was not until lobro.-ki
had several times motioned to him that
he replaced his hat.
"This is 1110 fn.'iid and colleague. Mr.
O'Kourke. Mr. I o',ra-ki." said Fraser.
0 Kourke's attitu.le and expression were
"I have long hoped to have tho honor
of meeting Mr. Doiuoski." be sai l. "The
smallest drummer h" has a right to wish
to see his general. There is not a patriot
in Ireland, kir, who does not envy Mr.
Kraser ami myself th.s honor."
"1 am honored in your presence here,"
1 ..'.. roski answ ered, w ith dignified sim
plicity. "We nn not charged with any formal
mission." mid O'Kotrke; "and you will
understand how impolitic it would be to
all'.w ourselves to be taxed with such a
mission by our opponents in the House
..f Commons. But we are charged with
the private and personal greetings of a
hundred men who are animated by your
own spirit or by some reflection of if.
We bring you. sir. the profound and
passionate sympathy of every true Irish
man, and their thanks for the part you
have played. The mere spectacle of on
imntmuerable and unpurcbasable patriot
is a helu to true men the wide world
He spoke in n low tone, but Willi a
niinner and accent of great earnestness.
-Sir.'' said Dobroski. in unsteady
voice. 1 ttiaiiK you. .ci us su. uu
Hallo'." cried Fraser, who gave no
n of being nt all overwhelmed by any
of the sentiments of v-neiation wnnn
,.,,... r,l 111 influence O'Kourke. "Here's
" 1-e- -
Farley's spy. Have ye
)'Kourke? lies steein;;
hotel with me.
1 have seen him." said O Kourke.
What do vou mean by Farley's spy'?'
"Oh," r.-turned Fraser, with his s-nile
uf nllowan -e for human weakness, poor
Farb-y got it into his head that this tei
low that's going down the street was sp-
n" on Mr. Dobroski. Ihe deloytful part
nt the business is that the man doesn t
i.eak a word of French or of English,
ither. But ye know Farley?
( To be continued.
The tilmlnes of Ihe Poor.
The old mlugo ili.it Ww p T are tlio
best frieiuli of tho poor was lnstntiefii
in the story of a cliainbfriiiahl, who U
1 yowi xvl.Iow with two (iilblrcit to
siiiiis.rt. After a lingering Kiciiiicss mo
votingor f t!u children 1U'U, mid mi
young iiiotlK-r'a bank account liavlii;
been (li-pletcd from defraying the -x
IM-iises of tbo weeks of tiieilb'ino am
doetor'B visits, alio was oblig'sl to con
tract a debt at the uinlertaUer's. After
that she Jril a stnall monthly Install
nu.nt until the hill was half Hettleil
when one day there came through Hi
mail a receipt for the remainder. I ho
reis'ipt wn.s noeonipHiilod by a badly
written ami blotted note from a htii1-
wonian In n large uptown hotel, who
knew of the trouble, knew the family
and the clreuiiistarices. ami Hi ner note
explained that kIic had no family nor
near relatives and that Hiie earned
enough to support herself and that mIio
wanted to use tills Hill-plus money for
the little mother, who needed u 11 that
she could muku extra to support tho
n-mnliilriii child. As B-riihwoineii re
ceive only ' r '"ts a l,;l-v ""
will readily appreciate the spirit which
moved one kind soul to help another
lu dlstreH. Leslie'" Weekly.
and M ini his foes
l'p whcir the great Suit river Is,
wlirr the woodbine grows,
But woo Is me that It should be;
It didn't work that way with me,
And thin I how It was, you sou:
Oil July Fourth when t got up I'd set
tled In my 111 hiil
That I'd be Just the freest of tho Inde
Fd have my way nil through the day, 110
matter what should hap.
And that Is why face dowu I He across
my daddy's lap,
And that U why I cry. "Oh. uiy!" n he
lay 011 the strap.
Ho told me Just at breakfast time to
help him feed the cows,
And when I snld I wouidu't we'd the
prettiest of rows.
Bui I w firm, for I was free.
Just as he snld I ought to be,
And then I eklpped. Ah. woo Is me!
I stayed away the livelong day.
And then there m the deuce to pny.
For xv lien 1 got bnrk home thnt night
My daddy's wrath wns out of sight.
He wouldn't henr a won! from 1110
About the glories of the free.
But simply put me on his kuee
And gave it to me- one, two. three
From which I judge thnt while It's clear
That independence has no peer
or nations fond of liberties.
It d.iesn't Jo for families,
Ise pop has gone and changed his mind
Or mine was not the proper-kind.
in the neighborhood, and will he greatly
! V 1 1 nr lion u'a tuout T ta nti.it
e(- "m, ..;nV",:: Uaid Maskelyne. "An Knglish gentleman
I, ho drad M fanri V. w Mor Butler, and his ..iec.re residents
no one in the world I loved so well
. t In
., .i.i., i .i uiuke the acyuaitita
wou.uu say -u,u . uud ..ourHelf Miss Butler and I hud au
tue worm. uu. " H-r ,,-.,, ,till 0,1,1, Mrs Farlev this
it? nuite master or his own tan-
j,e, Miss Butler," said Maske- I1''" 'ou allow n,et0 take
U Dobroski quite I permission to them to call upon you. and
.idnff to snnov vou for make the acquaintance of Mrs. 1 arley
"No." she answered, frankly, "he ts not.
Hut here comes my uncle. Let us say uo
uioro about him.
Furley saw a period of loneliness for
his wife since he had begun to work
agaiu, aud he wus disposed to welcome
the advent of pleasant people who would
break the monotony of her retirement
There would be time enough to make ex
,ri,.. 1, i.d Keen his luggage tak
. ,i. .n .nil bestowed in the cuses for himself hereafter,
. 0 .,hi-.h the train he O'Kourke came the next day.
Jvalked leisurely toward th hotel, julded Farley leaned .uillinKly betweeu the flow
at the same
A DILEMMA OF
"Wlint! How?" the general demanded
sympathetically, much surprised.
"We don't know," answered (,'hirencr.
"The men about Ihe stable mlgiit have
stolen It." and then he stopped, Hushing
nt Ihe real I a tion thai ho had iiiilnteii
I tonally expressed Ihe boys' suspicions.
"See here, my lads, don't be so quick
to blaino soincoiio till you're sure! Sup
pose yon come up lo my house this even
ing, and If there are any fireworks to bo
found In tho town we'll send them off."
"We will," snid the President'" Own
heartily, then 11, bled hesitatingly, "Jim
Porter's got some fireworks, sir. We
were going to take them, but "
"Oh. yes! I understand," laughed Ihe
general, and he turned oil to the main
street and hurried to the pjroteclinlo sup
Half past 7 o'clock thnt evening found
the President's Own assembled upon the
terrace of the general, helping him to
adjust the most rlnbornlo fireworks dls
play that the lllthi tillage had ever
The general's pretty daughter and
housekeeper now left her seat otl the
pinna and. Joining the Prosl. lout's Own
on the terrace, United them lo the din
ing room to complete their oelebrnt hm
there. This Invitation produced a lively
whispering among the biis of the club,
ntid they followed their host and host.sxs
to the dining room. Before pnrlnking of
Ihe tempting refreshments, Maxwell Feiill
rose lo make a little speech.
"It has been unanimously disbbsl.
Oen. Bradbury," bo said, "that you shall
bo asked to Is'oome n member of the
President's Own. The club has now ex
isted two years, nnd this is the first -n-
sion Upon which we hive extended Ihe
right hnnd of fellowship to n fellow not
our own ngo. We shall be glad to have
With cheeks very red, ho sat down nnd
dug deep Into his mound of Ice cream.
"Tint 11k you, my boys," answered the
boy's thnt Is. Ihe bo) or i he i reNioein m
Own," mid she smiled archly nt tl
The club did not argue tho point. It
whistled, slumped, cheered, npologl.ed for
Ibe racket, nnd liiimeiliiHolv voted Ihe
charming girl Ihe one and only feminine,
uioinlr of The President's n. De
Holt Free Pi ess.
NOTHIN' D01N' ON THE FOURTH.
Jnlf II We h '' WMph
,le.cit.lo,.oe Whs I lerrit.
The government his fiiiblUhod n hisik
showing that the fourth f July o.igl.l
10 come 011 Ihe Vd of th inonlh. I h
book Is nil ll led "The Slory of I he Dec
laration of Independence," ami the author
I, O..I. Win. II. Miehiiel, who bus charge
of tlmt historic dis-iinieiit and the price
less archives which go with II. The brl'"
account given in the preface of Ihe adop
tion of the Declaration of I u.lependeiu
H)iows that Congress passed the resolu
tion on July 'J. 'Hint l really the due
011 which a majority of Ihe people's rep
resriiintlvrs formally and legally express
ed their Intent.
According t the Journal of Hint t 'on
green, the original f which Is oil file,
nothing actually happened mt Ihe Firth
of July. On Ihe IHh of July the vole, by
stiie wns made unanimous by Ibe ad
dition of New York, whl. h had not be
fore .een authorised to tnke this course.
So this ditto might be celebrated If It
were ib-sired to couiuieinoi 11 1 e the date of
the complete adoption of the r bllb-il.
If it wop,, desired to comnieiiiornle I ha
day w'hen the declaration was signed,
Aug. might be selected, ns 011 thnl dijf
Ibe members of Congress began to attach
their signature lo the formally drafted
By nn error In the Joiimnl a nolo was
made on the UMh of July to this effect:
"Ordered that the ih-clurnt loll I passed nil
the fourth ) be fairly engrossed on parch-
Six boys, aged about i and l.'i, had
formed a club called The President s
. i t
Own. Originally, the tint) room nan
been the upper story of a brick stable,
and the Isiys hud secured the use of it
free of rent.
For several weeks tho c!"b had been
. . 1.
saving money tor a glorious rourm i
July celebration. Sky rockets. Koman
caudles and even flower baskets were lo
be bought with the ten dollars and thirty
two cents they had collected for this pur
pose and were to be set oil from a huge
rock above the village, where all could
see the display.
James Porter, the keeper of the largest
. . . . V . ...
grocery In tho village, weiu 10 -
York for the fireworks which the 1 resi
dent's Owu had ordered; the weekly, pa
per announced the pyrotechnic treat In
store for Dogberry, and all was in trim
for the most patriotic Fourth the little
town had ever known.
The Fourth was due on Saturday and
all Friday the President's Own fidgeted
through their lessons, and 1 o'chs k bad
no more than sounded than they ran pell
mell to the club room, where they had
agreed to meet, six strong.
"I saw Jim Porter this afternoon.
announced Maxwell Fenu, a leader of ihe
club, "mid he said be had our lireworks
all right. Suppose we go right away
and g'-t them."
"That's the Idea," said Alfred bar
ren, leading the way. "tome on. I here s
no time to spare."
The boys started whistling anil doing a
double shutlle down the path, when Clar
ence Uichmond called out. "Who's got the
money for the 'technics V"
"That's sol" answered the rest, stop
ping short. "(Juess we'd better go back
and get it. If you ve forgotten It.
I'non this The President s Own wheeled
and returned to the dub room, moving in
a body on the closet, whore the money
was hoarded in an old leather wallet. The
closet was well lighted by the window
opposite, and the boys searched every
nook and corner without finding the wal
let. "Where did you keep It. anyway?"
was demanded of Maxwell Fenn.
"I didn't keep It anywhere; I gave It to
Clnrence," growled Maxwell.
"I know where I kept It well enough,"
retorted Clarence. "I kept it right up
here on this shelf under tho baseball caps,
but it ain't there dow ; that's sure
The PrrBbDnt's Own groaned. Again
and again they fumbled among the caps
on the shelf, and among the bats, golf
clubs and tennis racquets on the floor of
the closet. 'Iae money wus not to be
found and they turned away looking into
one another's faces for explanation, but
"What's to be done now 7" asked Oar
"You ought to know."
"Well. I don't."
"Say! How'd It do to say nothing
'bout it to-night and to-morrow we can
look again." suggested Alfred.
"Agreed!" cried tho others, so they
filed out of the club room, locking it
with the grentest care, and disbanding,
to go home with very sober faces and
Tho much anticipated Fourth was
auiiny, delightful day, and tho President's
Own convened early at the club room, as
they had agreed. A second search, how
ever, was as disappointing an the first
had been, and a heavy-hearted six stood
about the club table, tapping abstracted
lv utmn it.
"It's hard on old Porter, too," ob
served one of them.
"Oh, his fireworks'll keep till next
year, when we'll be able to buy them,"
an Id another.
lacking the door, tho boya walked
slowlv down the main street, looking at
other boys fireworks. Thus they whlled
away tho day as best they could till
o'clock. Wandering dejectedly along a
aide street, they came face to face with
lie Nettr Smlleit Again.
"Ueally, Miss Ptlnmi, you ought to
get married," re-jiarked Weddeiiy.
"You'll soo I' 111 lllt! l'l"Htcr class If
you don't hurry up and catch on."
"Oh, don't worry about we, Mr. Wed
ilerly," replied Miss Piiium. "If I were
as easy to pleas! as your wife I would
huve been married lontf iikq."
Mrs. Uilsoii Your former nurse girl
applied to mo for a position to-day.
Why did she leave your employ?
Mrs. Do Style She whipped darllnsr Gen ji,.,',,. the aummer cottager of
Fldo unmercifully for almost homing.
M i s. I'ppHoii I ndeed !
Mr. De Style Yes; he hadn't done
a thing but bite the baby.
whom all Dogberry was no proud.
"Halloo, boys!" he cried. "A glorl
ous day for your celebration. Hear you
are to give us something fine to-night.
Glancing hastily from one to another.
It does not pny to envy any man t,)e Dojr. Diurted out, "That'a all up now
sueceBs nor rejoice In bis failure, 1 tjj nion'a lost somehow I
X 1 ctvVk-' ify
ttUii.xtit) m:.RT x.r.t.
neral. waving his glass of lemonade.
1 lik-lilv honored nnd shall he very
leased to become what might be termed
sleeping partner of the President's
Hie cheers that followed this pithy nr-
. .! . ..I ...I..... Xf i..
ceptume were onty ipneieu !-
Bradbury held up her (lainiy nami n.1.1
. . - . nll.ttllloll
asgeil lor n unnm-ui n
ti- fnther." she said, 'has told me
of tho club's pecuninry loss, and I have
thought thnt If they would he so goou
ns to allow me to visit their club room,
that well " nnd she stopped and look-
I up at her father as If he were 10 com
plete her meaning.
"Do come! We shall bo glad to show
you our room," tbo boys cried In one
So thnt Is how It happened thnt the
next Monday afternKjn, nfter school
hours, Miss Bradbury was escorted ny
her father to the club room of tho Presi
dent's Own, and she seemed much Inter
ested In all she saw.
4 "See w hat a nice, big closet the cum
has." said the general, pointing to a uoor
which was njnr, disclosing the parapner
ualia of athletic hoys.
May I look Inside Just oncer sue
asked, exchanging a glance wun ner
"Oh, do!" they answered.
And it was then that, reaching up to
the shelf on which the baseball caps were
tossed, the girl felt under them and drew
out tlio lost wullet. Its content undis
Tho President's Own stared at Miss
Bradbury as if she were a magician, but
slm only smiled nnd told them that she
had mistrusted that It was there ever
since her father had told her about Its
"A woman's flnirers." she milled, are
much better for finding things , than a
uieiil, with the title and style of "ibe
I 'minimoiis Declaration of ihe Thirteen
1'niteil Stntes of America." It Is evi
dent thnt the Journal should have read
"pussed on Ihe I'd," for that was Ihe day
when ItiiiiMrd Henry' Bee's resolution
couimnuded a majority of Ihe voles. On
that day the resolution received the voles
of all of New F.hgliiud, New Jersey,
Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina 11ml
(ieorgia. South Carolina and Pennsyl
vania voted ngnltist it. The Delaware
vole wns evenly divided; the New York
delegates were unliisl rui'ted, and refrain
ed from voting. The next day. July .'I,
Ciesar Bodtiey of Delaware came eighty
mile on horseback, us hard as tho beast
could go, to add his vote for Independent,
and thus Delaware was swung into line,
ll was several days later that Pennsyl
vania aud New York came wabbling
Tho first celebrntlon of Independence
day was nt Philadelphia, on July N, when
the sheriff of that city read a copy of
the original declaration, passed on the "d.
The man who drafted the resolution pass
ed on the I'd of July, which consisted of
a short paragraph suHicicnt to voice tho
sentiment of each Stale for or against
the' proposed war for independence, was
Kliiianl Henry Bee. The man who sup
ported the resolution on the floor, aud
led In Ihe debate which preceded Ihe vote,
was John .Vilnius, The mini who after
ward drafted the formal dcchirnt ion to
Ihe outside world, embodying the senti
ment of the Bee resolution, was Thus.
Jefferson. The man who presided over
the convention where the resolution wus
adopted was John Hancock.
lie hniight n huge cnieker as big us a rail,
To be used st poor i'ltlihy's expense.
Tho cut run sway with I lie fur nlT her UU,
While Willie flew over the fence.
FOURTH OF JULY ENTHUSIASTS.