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G U IL T Y A S C H A R G E D .
Washington County News
V erd ict in the W illiam son, G esner and
B igg s Land C ase.
Issu ed H ueb W e e k
F O R E S T G R O V E ............ O R E G O N
NEWS OF THE WEEK
la a Condensed Form for Our
Sept. 28. — “ G u ilty
charged in tbe indictm ent.”
A fte r
W illiam son,
LAND FRAUD CASES
Heney Working Hard to Secure
g O LA/NDE
W IL L IA M
congress from Ore
gon; Dr. Van Gesner, his partner, and
M arion R . Biggs, th eir friend and the
U nited States commissioner for the
LAWYERS WANT CASE DISMISSED
general land office at P iin e v ille , have
been declared to be g u ilty
A Resume o f the L e s s Im portant but of conspiracy to suborn
N o t Less Interesting Events
have been thrown upon
o f the P ast W eek.
o f the court, by reason of
C H A P T E R X V I.— (Continued.)
Should Indictment Be Found Faulty
Now for the moment Yolande was
Defendants Will Go Free on
completely disconcerted. It was a point
she had not foreseen; It was a point,
Statute of Limitations.
of the crim e
on the day following; it was not unt.l
early the next morning that she and her
mother and the maid found themselves In
the train, and the great city left behind
for good. The weather waa brilliant
and shining aronnd them, and the au-
tumn-tlnted woods were glorious in color.
T o these, or any other passing object,
Yolande, in her capacity of guardian,
drew cheerful attention, treating
journey, Indeed, as a very ordinary ev
ery-day affair; but the sad-eyed mother
seemed hardly capable of regarding any
thing but her daughter— and that some
times with a little bit of stealthy cry-
therefore, on which she had asked no
counsel. She had been assured by Mr.
Lang that she had nothing to fear In
Ex-Congressman Jerry Simpson
Portlan d, Oct. 3.— W illa rd N . Jones, taking away her mother from this house
not expected to liv e .
the case has passed into history, but Thaddeus 8. P otter and fra W ade w ill
-that she was acting strictly within her
Russia wants to borrow
between unlike the first and second, it has been face the Federal court this m orning legal rights. Bat how about this ques
charged w ith a conspiracy to defraud tion of debt? Oould they really detain
$200,000,000 and $360,000,000.
productive of a decisive result. Once
the governm ent, provided Judge Hunt har? Outwardly, however, she showed
T h e New Y o rk clearing house de more the cause of the governm ent and overrules the demurrer to the indict no symptom o f this sudden doubt. She
nounces the methods o f the trusts.
the indefatigable energy of U nited ment, which was argued yesterday by said to the woman with perfect calm
T h e new regulations on Chinese ex States D istrict A ttorn ey Heney have 8. B. Huston and M . L . Pip es for the
“ Your Impertinence will be of little
“ Ah,” she said in those strangely hol
clusion have failed to m o llify China
been trium phant, and conviction has
nse to you. M y mother la going with
for the governm ent.
me. I am her guardian; if you Inter lowed tones, “ It Is kind of you to come
A range war is in progress in N e come from the hands c f a ju ry selected
Several moves have been made by fere with me it will be at your own peril. and let me see you for a little while.”
braska lietween cattlem en and settlers. and sworn to try the g u ilt or innocence
" A little while? What little while,
the defense to prevent the case com ing I f my mother owes you anything It will
thonT’ said Yolande, with a stare.
T h e South hopes for frost to k ill the of the defendants upon the law and the to tria l, but so far they have been un be paid.”
“ Until I go back, away from yon,”
pestilen t mosquitoes which are spread
successful, though th eir efforts have
“ H ow am I to know that? Here sho
Ing yello w fever.
hindered the consideration. T h e first Is, and here she shall remain until ev said the mother, regarding the girl with
But it was not a question easily de
erything la paid. W e are not going to bo an affectionate and yet wistful look. “ It
A party of four Am erican m ining cided or quick of settlem ent, for the indictm ent against the defendants was
robbed In that way. I ’ ll go and fetch was In a dream that I came away from
men were murdered by M exicans 36 ury wrestled w ith the decision from adm itted to be d efective by the d istrict my husband— that I will.” And the next the house with you. You seemed call
m iles west of Tuscon.
20 in the afternoon until l l at night present indictm ent was returned just second she had left the room and the ing me in a dream. But now I am be
ginning to wake. A t the Btatlon there
T h e effect of the proposed coffee tax and it was eight minutes later before as the statute of lim itation s was about house, too— running out Into the night
were two ladles; I saw them looking at
would be to put the greater part o f the the sealed envelope containing the fate to run. A plea in abatement was filed bareheaded.
“ Now, mother,” said Yolande, quickly, ue, and I knew what they were think
burden on the poor man, as our island of the three men was handed to Judge by the attorneys as tbe second step, but
"now Is our chancel Whore are your ing. They were wondering to see a beau
possessions w ill never produce enough H unt tor his perusal. For many bal tiiis was overruled by the court, upon
things? Oh, you must not think of pack tiful young life like yours linked to a
for our own consumption.
which the dem urrer was presented. ing anything; we will send for what you life like mine; and they were right. I
and 1 for acquittal.
Yesterday m orning it was submitted want to-morrow. But do you really owe could see it In their eyes.”
F ire on the P ortlan d waterfront de
As soon as the verdict bad been read upon a statement of contention by the thesa people anything?”
“They would have been better employ
stroyed an entire block, valued at $84,-
Judge Hunt arose and thanked the ju ry
“ 1 don’t know,” said her mother, who ed In minding their own business!” said
The loss would have been far for th eir patient attention aad uncom d ifferen t attorneys interested in the
seemed to have been terrified by this Yolande, angrily.
greater but for the eflicien t work of the
plaining service throughout the trial
The mother seemed more and more fas
The court listened to the argument threat on the part of the woman.
Insurance w ill amount to H e then dismissed them .
“ W ell, then, where Is your hat?— cinated by the society of her daughter;
T urning then to the defendants and of its decision under advisem ent u n til where Is your shawl? Where Is your and appeared quite absorbed In regard
ing the bright, young, fresh face, and In
Gom ez has come to the U nited States th eir attorney, Judge Hunt asked if this m orning, when it w ill make known room?”
Almost mechanically she opened the listening with a strange curiosity for the
on a secret m ission, believed by many there were any m otions to be made, its opinion. I f Judge H unt should de
to ask R oosevelt’ s a id . T h e Cuban and M r. Bennett, shaking off the spell cide for the defense, the defendants folding doors that formed one sldo of the slight traces of a foreign accent that re
mained in Yolande’s talking. As for the
w arrior declares lib erty is dead on the which seemed to wrap him round, would be enabled to escape prosecution apartment, disclosing beyond a bedroom.
Yolande preceded her; picked up the girl herself, she bore herself In the most
island and says the tyranny of P resi
en tirely, as the statute of lim itation things she wanted, and helped her to put matter-of-fact way. Bhe would have no
dent Palm a is worse than W e y le r ’ s the defendants to file notice of a motion has by this tim e run and no new in
sentiment Interfere. And always It was
for a new tria l.
Judge H unt stated dictm en t could be drawn or voted to
“ Come, now, mother; we will get away assumed that her mother was merely an
that he would lik e to have the motion replace tbe present one.
before they come back. Oh, you need Invalid whom the sea atr would restore to
Japan w ill not have to make a new
filed as soon as possible, as he desired
not be afraid. Everything la arranged health; not a word was said as to the
to leave the city w ith in two weeks, but
for you. Thera is a cab waiting for us cause of her present condition.
S T E A L I N G IS EA SY .
M ore cholera lias made its appear- he allow ed ten days in which to com
Worthing looked bright and cheerful
ance in Poland.
“ Who U in It?” said the mother, draw on this breezy forenoon.
plete the w ritten transcript of the mo
swept yellow-gray sea was struck a
ing back with a gesture of fear.
Texas troop have been ordered out to tion and place it before the court.
to Prove It.
“ Why, no one at all 1” said Yolande gleaming silver here or there with floods
T h e court announced that pending
p revent the lynching of a negro.
cheerfully. “ But my maid Is just out of sunlight; the morning promenadeie
the filin g of the motion tbe defendants
N w e Y o rk , Oct. 3.— By the confes
T h e V irgin ia C ity, Nevada, mines aie would be allowed to go on the same sion of H enry A . Leonard, a young side, In the passage. Come along, moth had not yet gone In to lunch; a band
was playing at the end of the pier. When
to be pumped out and worked again.
bonds under which th ey are now rest clerk in tb e em ploy of H a ile & Stieg-
they got to the rooms, they found that
“ W a lt a moment, then.”
Then the court adjourned, and litz, brokers at 30 Broad street, the
T h e tuberculosis congress, represent ing.
She went back Into the bedroms, and every preparation had been made to re
ing a ll nations, is in session in Paris.
almost Instantly reappeared—glancing at ceive them; and in tho bay-window they
silen tly from the room and into the last of $359,000 w orth of securities Yolando with a quick, furtlvo look that discovered a largo telescope which the
John M itch ell, prsident of the U n it night.
T h ey had no statements to from the N ational C ity bank was clear the girl did not understand. She under little old lady said she bad borrowed
ed M in e Workers, says be does not fear make, they said.
I t was not th eir ed up today. Leonard w ho lives w ith stood after.
from a neighbor whose rooms were un-
tim e to talk.
She took her mother by the hand and le t Yolande managed everything— Jano
bis parents at 566 blast 136th street,
was arrested yesterday and kept in led her as if she were a child. In the being a helpless kind of creature; and
Sw itzerland has accepted the in v ita
tion for a second peace conference at
close confinement w h ile the detectives lobby they encountered Jane; and Jano tho mother submitted, occasionally with
a touch of amusement appearing In her
FIRE S C O R C H E S C O L O N .
continued th eir search for the missing was angry.
T h e Hague.
“ Another minute, miss, and I would manner.
But usually she was rather
securities, every d ollar o f which was
W itte has been offered the Chancel
have turned her oat by the shoulders!” sad; and her eyes had an absent look In
she said, savagely.
lorship of Russia.
T h e title o f count
T h e prisoner, who is on ly 24 years
ment Records Destroyed,
“ Oh, It Is all right,” said Yolande,
has also been conferred on him by the
That same afternoon they went for a
old and w ho has previously borne the briskly. “ Everything la quite right! Open
Colon, Sept. 29.— By sheer good luck
drive along some of the Inland country
industrious and the door, Jane, there's a good girl.”
lanes; and as they soon found that the
Over 50,000 electrical workers are the city o f Colon was saved from com thoroughly reliable clerk, made the as
They had got out from the house, and stolid, f a t and placid pony could safely
now on strike in B erlin and other plete destruction by fire last night. tounding statement in his con fiadon, were Indeed crossing the pavement, when
be left under the charge of Jane, they
trades in vo lvin g more men are expect The fire broke out in a building next that he bad planned and carried out the landlady again made her appear
got out whenever they had a mind, to
to tbe residence of tbe Spanish consul,
ed to join .
tiis scheme of forgery not from a c rim ance, coming hurriedly up In the company look at an old church or to explore banks
and soon destroyed tbe Phoenix hotel,
and hedge rows, In search of wild flow
Further delay has occurred in the an Am erican-owned building, and two inal m otive, but solely to show by
o f employment, and who was obviously
naming of a Federal judge for Oregon other hotels, several liquor saloons and what a sim ple device the elaborate safe drunk. H e began to hector and bully, ers. Now, this idle strolling, with occa
guards of N ew York banks could be set
sional scrambling across ditches, was
and the president says he may not a|
several tenem ent buildings.
l i e interposed himself between them and light enough work for one who was ac
at naught. T h a t this statem ent is in a
point one until in December
building, containing the postofiice, the
customed to climb tho hills of Allt-nam-
measure correct is shown by the facts
“ Yon ain’t going away like thti! Yon ba; but no doubt It was fatiguing enough
A mutual bank has been opened in offices of the m unicip ality, of G overnor in the case.
to this poor woman, who, nevertheless
Chicago. The depositors are to receive M elendez, the port inspectors, the ju
You come back Into tbe house until we did her very best to prove herself a cheer-
a share of the profits and the people d iciary and other offices, together w ith
ful companion. But It was on this fa
are eagerly seizing the opportunity to the treasuy building, were also burned.
Now Yolande’ a only aim was to get tigue that Yolande reckoned. That was
A fire brigade from Panama bringing
make additional maney on th eir sav-
why she wanted her mother to be out all
engines and equipm ent arrived at 1 Great Northern Express Car Dyna-
pat Into the cab; bat he stood In front day In tha sea air and the country air.
mited and Safe Looted.
o’ clock, but by that tim e the fire was
T h e M ilwaukee grand ju ry has in under control.
W hat the was aiming at was a certainty
Seattle, W ash., Oct. 3.— T b e Great tempt; and at last he put his hand on
dicted m ote grafters.
N early a ll the records and documents Northern overland train, leaving 8eat- her arm to force her back to the house. of sleep for this Invalid of whom she
was In charge. And ao she cheered her
T h e battleship Mississippi has been of tbe governm ent were destroyed. The tie at 8:20 last night, was held up and It was an unfortnnate thing for him that
on to further exertion; and pretended
tbe baggage and express ear dynam ited he did ao. There was a sudden crash; an eagerness In this search for wild flow
T h e Am erican residential quarter was half a m ile east of m ile poet ten, about tha man reeled back, staggered, and then
ers, which was not very real (for ever
T h e emperor of A u stro-Ilun gary is
five m iles from Ballard, at 8:45.
It fell like e log on to the pavement; and In the midst of it, some stray plant here
trekin g conciliation of the tw o fac
T h e Banitary authorities are erecting was 11 o ’ clock before the train pulled Yolanda, bewildered by the Instantane or there would remind her of a Herba
tents in the fire zone to shelter the into Edmonds and the most meager re ous nature of the whole occurrence, only rium far away and of other days and
knew that something like a black shadow
W illia m Randolph I lea rat is to run homeless.
other scenes); until at last she thought
ports were sent to the local office.
had gone sw iftly by. A ll this appeared
for mayor in New Y ork on a m unicipal
During the fire many harrowiong
Three men are known to have done to hare happened In a moment; and In they had both done their doty; and to
they got into the little carriage again
ownership platform .
scenes were witnessed.
Am ong these the work. T w o boys, who got on the
that same moment here was a policeman
was the rem oval of the body of a 15- blind baggage here, as soon as tbe h old in plain clothes, whom she knew by and drove back to Worthing.
Turks have massacred many Mace
That evening at dinner she amused her
vear old ch ild . T h e child bad died a up began entered tbe passenger coaches sigh t
donian Christians under the eyes of
mother with a long and minute account
few minutes tie fore the fire started.
and began holding up the passengers.
"W h a t a shame to strike the poor of the voyage to Egypt, and of the
Th ey were captured. They say tw o of manl” said he, to the landlady, who was friends who had gone with them and
Unless W illiam son and Herm ann re
the men were on the b lind baggage on her knees, shrieking by the side of of the life on board the dahabeeah The
Demand Reforms of Judiciary.
sign Oregon w ill have no representa
Moscow, Sept. 29.— T h e congress of when they got on and the th ird got on her hnsband. “ But he ain’t much hurt mother seemed peculiarly Interested
tives in the next congress.
A ll were dressed w ith mam. I ’ U help him Indoors, mum. I ’m about Mr. Leslie; and asked many ques
the Zemsvtos and m unicipalities at its at B allard.
a constable, I am; I wish I knew who tions about him, and Yolande told her
O w ing to tl e many evidences o f graft session yesterday, in addition to the raincoats and slouch hats.
dona that; I'd have the law agin him.' frankly how pleasant and agreeable a
among life insurance companies, G er program already celebrated, adopted a
As ha uttered these words of consola yonng fellow ha was, and how well he
Agitating for a Republic.
many may shut out Am ecircan com separate reso u tion on the subject of
tion he regarded the prostrate man with and hla sister seemed to understand each
judicature. I t declares itself in favor
London, Oct. 3.— T h e C hristiania perfect equanimity; and a glanca over his
other, and so forth. She betrayed no
of the com plete separation of the de correspondent of the London Post says shoulder Informed him th at In the con
embarrassment In expressing her liking
I t has been found that the boilers in partment of Justice from the other
the agitation against the terms of the fusion, Yolande and her mother and the for him; although. In truth, she spoke
the cruiser Marblehead are in as lard blanches o f the adm inistration, the re
Karlstad agreem ent continues to grow . maid had got Into the cab and driven In pretty much the same terms of Col
condition as those of the Bennington, institution of the system p rovidin g for
Then he proceeded to raise the Graham.
Jritics declare the terms have placed off.
and must be overhauled before the Bhip the election of judges, the trial of every
the governm ent in a h u m iliatin g posi etupefied ex-butler, who certainly had
waa not married, then?”
can go to sea.
case before a ju ry, the abolition o f the tion, but the delegates shrunk from received a “ fa c e r"; but who presently
came to himself as near at the fames of
It was rather a dangerous situation
rejecting them or taking the conse
Th e steamship Alam eda has piled
rum would allow. Nay, he helped, or for two yonng people,” the mether said,
quences. T h e object o f those who are
upon the rocks in the bay w h ile on the m inistrative process.
rather steadied, the man Into tha house; with e gentle smile. " I t la . wonder you
behind the agitation is to weaken the and assured the excited landlady that the
way to sea from San Francisco.
Will Refund More Bonds.
governm ent in order to prepare the law wonld find out who had committed are not wearing a ring now.”
j ' Y V 1 . r,n* ?” Yolande »aid, with a
W ashington, Sept. 29.— Th e secretary way for a demand w hich is being ad- this outrage; but he refused the offer of
A n 0 . R . A N . freigh t train running
quick flash of color.
anced for the establishm ent of a re a glass of something, on the plea that
in tw o sections was wrecked as it was of tbe treasury made the announcement
“ An engagement ring.”
he wae on duty. Then he took down the
com ing into the Portland yards. The today that on October 2 next he w ill public.
In fact, tha girl was not wearing an
number of the boose In hi* notebook and
first section had stopped to take a resume refunding operations under the
l e f t A * he walked along the street he ah f*h !g *.nti,rini,' ° “ comin* to London
Blame for Wreck Fixed.
switch and the second section was un act of March 14, 1900, receiving 4 per
•ha had taken It off end put It a w a y
ab le to stop. N o one was hurt
T w o cent bonds of the funded loan of 1907
New Y o rk , Oct. 3.— R eeponsibility wae suddenly accosted by the tall, broad-
w h it it!1'*” ,'jlalmed her now— that was
engines were badly damaged and eight and 3 per cent bonds o f the loan of for tbe accident on the New Y ork E le
what she said to herself. And now eh*
1908-1918 at a valuation equal to their vated railroad recently, in w hich 12 peared Into tha narrow entry.
c a n fin is h e d into kind ling wood
was content that her mother should rs-
“ W hy weren't you ap In time 7’ M |j
present worth and issuing in place persons lost th eir lives, was fixed today
the latter, angrily.
.“ . Kn0rtnC* 0f that
T h e B aldwin Ixrcom otive works is thereof 2 per cent bonds, consols of by a coroner’ s ju ry upon tw o men.
"Y ou wae ao quick!”
bu ild in g 140 engines for the Harriman 1930, at 101, subject to discontinuance Cornelius A . Jackson, the towerman
hy * oth tr *,hln** t0 att« nd to.” she
" la that drunken Idiot hurt T '
•aid, briefly, t nd the subject waa not
at any tim e w ithout notice.
who set tbe wrong switch, and K e lle y ,
"W a ll, air, he may 'a v t a black eye continued.
the motorman, who drove hie train In the morning— maybe a pair on ’em.
Leading Hungarians say Germ any is
Pk ***d r n T ,uccessfully. The
Cannot Suppress B oycott.
»rou nd the curve w ith a speed which But 'taln’t no matter. H e'll think he
the cause o f the present trouble in their
t o m * « h d *h0WQ not th* •“ ««»teet eymp-
Seattle, W ash., Sept. 29.— Chinese caused one car to jum p the track into run tgin n lamp post.”
CT* Tln* toT « ' “ > « stimulant
“ Whan yon saw that drunken brute
merchants in Seattle state that they the street, were both charged w ith
Peace has been restored at Baku, Rus
seise hold of the young ledy'e erm, you or narcotic; nor any growing depression
have m ail advices from Canton which crim inal negligence.
sia, and workmen are returning to
should have been there— on the spot__ - t h o ^ T h T ' ! «
det>riT«<i of these
declare the viceroy of that province has
on the Instant------’’
th eir occupations.
Ml1* hai warn*l Yo-
acknowledged his in a b ility to put down
F*re D estroys A rm y S to res ,
ande that both wera probable. No; the
“ Yon was ao quick, and the man want
A w h ite woman o f Missouri has been tbe boycott. The viceroy insiste that
languor frem which ah* suffered appear-
Tokio, Oct. 3.— It is officially ra over Ilka a nlnapLa—— ”
sent to the p enitentiary for ten years the merchants and people w ill buy as 1 ported that the damage caused by the
“ W ell, the affair la satisfactory as It
7 ‘ S? U n illor
for m arrying and liv in g w ith a negro. they see fit. H e adds, though, that fire in the arm y storehouse at H tro
etands.” said tha younger and taller a?d- .*• I a fr ° ? becoming mors depress
G eorge M axw ell, a w ealth y Canadi ths sentim ent ie being resisted, and shima amounted to 1,849,107 yen, man; “ and I am well satisfied.”
— especial y when they were wandering
an, w ill sue the U n ited States because that some gains have been made by the equivalent to about $924,533, including I
s " ln.* * arch ot wUd flower.,
be was denied admission to this ooun- governm ent's efforts to suppr
the tbe buildings, provisions and clothes
C H A P T E R X V II.
Moreorer, when the went to bed she very
Dssplts all her hurrying. Y eitn d * did speedily
I which were destroyed.
fed into a eonnd. quiet
et nasal ge to get away from London Tola ad*
watching her; hot
th eir p revi
ous good character.
The long and tiresome th ird tria l of
everything seemed right; and ao by anl
by tha girl’s mind began to wander awa)
to distant scenes and to pictures that aha
had been trying to banish from her »yea.
And If sometimes in this hushed room
■he cried silently to herself, and hid
her face in tha pillow so that no sob
should awaken the
W ell, perhaps that waa only a natural re
The strain o f all that forced
cheerfulness had been terrible. Once or
twice during the evening she had had to
speak of the Highlands; and the effort
on such occasion» to shut oat certain rec
ollections and vain regrets and self-abase
ments was o f Itself a hard thing. And
now that the atraln was over, her Imag
ination ran riot; all the old life up thers,
with its wonder and delight and Its un
known pitfalls, came back to her.
What was there hat a woman’s tear,
and a lifelong regret? That was a sad
It was not the mother, It was
the daughter, who passed the long sleep
less hour* In suffering.
But with tha
morning Yolande had pulled herself to
gether again. She was only a little pale
— that was all. Bhe wag as cheerful, si
brave, as high spirited as ever. When
did the band play?— they would walk
out on the pier. But even Jane coaid
see that this was not the Yolanda who
had lived at Allt-nam-ba— with a kind
of sunlight always on her face; and
C H A P T E R X V III.
Another two day» passed, Yolande do
ing her best to make the time go by
briskly and pleasantly.
on the promenade or the pier; they drove
away Inland, through quaint little vil
lages and quiet lanes; when the weather
was wet they stayed Indoors, and she
road to her mother; or they rigged np
the big telescope In the bay window, to
follow the Blow progress o f the distant
ships. And the strange thing was that as
Yolande gradually perceived, her moth
er’s Intellect scorned to grow clearer and
clearer while her spirits grew more de
" I have been In a dream— I have been
In a dream,” she used to say. “ I will
try not to go back. Yolande, you must
help me. You must give me your hand.”
“ You have been ill, mother; the sea air
will make you strong again,” the gtri
said, making no reference to other mat-
However, that studied silence did not
last On the evening o f the fifth day
of their stay at Worthing, Yolande ob
served that her mother seemed still more
depressed and almost suffering; and shs
did all she could to distract her atten
tion and amuse her. A t last the poor
woman Bald, looking at her daughter In
a curious kind of w ay:
“ Yolande, did you notice, when I came
away from the house with you, that I
went back for a moment Into my room?**
“ Yes, I remember you did.”
" I will tell you now why I went
She put her hand into her pocket and
drew out a small blue bottle, which aha
put on the table.
“ It was for that,” she-»aid, calmly.
A flush of color overspread the hither-
to pale features of the girl; it was she
who was ashamed and embarrassed; and
she said quickly:
"Y es, I understand, mother— I know
what It Is— but now you will put it away
— you do not want It any longer----- ”
“ I am afraid,” the mother sal3, in a
low voice. "Sometimes I have tried, un
til it seemed as if I was dying; and that
has brought me to life again. Oh, I
hope I shall never touch It again— I want
to be with you, walking by your side
among other people— and like them— Ilk*
every one else------”
“ And so you shall, mother,” Yolanda
said; and she rose and got hold of the
“ I am going to
“ No, no, Yolande, g lv e .lt to me,” she
«aid, but without any excitement. " It
is no use throwing It away. That wonld
make me think of it. I wonld get more.
I could not rest nntll I had gone to a
chemlat’s and got more— perhaps soma
time when you were not looking. But
when It 1* there, I feel safe. I can put
It away from me.”
(T o be contlnned.)
A GENUINE BARGAIN.
Tho author o f
“ Canadian Savage
F olk ” haa much to tell o f Indian life
and character before the savage had
como In contact w ith civilization. Thla
Inform ation la o f the greater Interest
because so fe w o f the tribes are left
who have not come under the Influence
o f w hite teaching and example.
Anxiou s to learn all I could about
the m arriage customs o f the people
says the author, I asked one o f my
friends, “ H o w many w iv e s have you?”
“ Three,” said he.
“ H o w did you get them ?”
“ W ell, I gave a horse fo r the first
one. She w as not v e ry good-looking,
so I got her fo r one horse. T h e sec
ond one was good-looking and a good
cook, so I paid tw o horses fo r her.
The third w as a beauty. She was $
good cook and she had a fine disposi
tion; I gave three horses and a gun
and a saddle fo r her.
She was a
b eau tyP
A fte r n a r r a * * ^ this In a business
like fashion, he turned to me and said,
“ Apawakas, how m any horses did you
pay fo r her?”
"A p a w a k a s ” Is the Indian name o f
my w ife.
I t means W h it* Antelope.
I was rather taken aback to have th*
tables turned upon me so quickly, but
determ ined to make the best o f the
situation, so I proceeded to tell the In
dian the w h ite m an's method o f ob
taining a w ife .
A fte rw a rd
given o f setting up housekeeping, end
I told him that the m other-in-law pro
vided pillows, blankets, and many o f
the necessary things fo r the fiouss.
W hen this point w as reached the red
men could not restrain th eir laughter
any longer. T h e y shook w ith amuse
ment at the strange customs o f th*
white men. A fte r they w ere abl# to
control themselves, on * o f them said,
“T h ey paid yon fo r tak in g her!”
The narrow son! know s not the god
like g lory o f fo rg iv in g .— Row e.