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GUAITEK VIII. (Continued.)
A short time Utcr. and ho drew up in
front of the old mill. It wn pictur
esque a spot as one could well Iraylne.
for great trees overhung the ruined mill
and the noisy fall of the water over the
dam could be plainly heard.
ItoKer had evidently been here before,
and made all trrniiEemcuts, for, even as
he leaped to the ground nnd was In the
act of llftlnie Carol down, the door open
ed and a woman appeared In view, hold
ing a sputtering candle.
The shadow of a terrible crime hung
over the place, and most people In the
neighborhood avoided It, especially after
nightfall. All the money In the Taults
of the treasury could hardly hare tmpt
cd one of the negroes on ltichmnnd Ter
race or Darrcl Caace to hate willingly
gone to the haunted mill when dnrVue-ia
had descended upon the land.
What this crime was does not enter
Into our story, so far as particulars are
concerned, but let It suffice to say that
the mad miller murdered his wife In a
fit of Jealousy, and also the man who was
working for him, ending the terrible tra
gedy In a fitting manner by taking his
The children of this unhappy couple
! tKvcn tnkm In chiree by relatives,
who tried to rent out the mill, but tnc
effort was in Tain, for all united in de
claring It was haunted, and that in the
middle of he night they would be arous
ed by a terrible din.
They declared they heard the mad mill
er chasing his wife and hired man from
room to room, cursing and reviling, while
they prayed and pleaded with him. Then
would come the sound of heavy blows
with a knife, one for each person? heavy
falls, terrible groans, and silence would
For eocne years back the mill had been
Inhabited by a woman who called herself
Mrs. Itandall, and It was assumed that
she was a widow. She was quiet and
troubled no one, and always seemed to
have enough money to keep herself In ex
istence and aid those poorer than herself.
Carol was warmly received. 8he sank
wearily into a chair, and then gated
about her with a trilling show of Interest,
while the woman went to prepare a room.
Somehow the young girl bad thought
Mrs. Randall's eyes had rested upon her
In a most singular manner, and yet to
her knowledge ahe had never seen the
That ahe was a lady despite her poor
nrraundlues was nlaln to be seen. Her
hair had once been black, but was now n
liver gray, and brushed smoothly away
from a forehead that was wait as snow,
though furrowed by the cares of years.
The room In which Roger and Carol
were left was scantily furnished, and
what few articles there were showed
signs of age, having, no doubt, once been
the property of the road miller.
Upon one wall waa a picture, in a small
frame, with lU face turned away. Sev
eral other pictures there were, but aono
had been treated In this way.
She aw Roger standing near her. his
eyes glued upon her form as though be
was drinking in all her loveliness, and
she did look beautiful beyond all com
parison in her wedding dress of white
ilk, but somehow ber mind wandered
back again to the picture on the wall,
and again she let her eyes fall upon it.
Curiosity In Itself Is strong enough in
any one, hut it was nome greater power
than this that urged Carol to walk over
to the picture. It seemed as though some
Invisible power hsd bold of her hand nnd
was leading her on.
She turned the little picture, gave one
glance, and then, with a cry of dummy
and astonishment, let it fall back In its
She had gazed upon the face of her
What did It mean?
Tb!n was the question that kept ringing
1U Changs through her brain as he
stood there before that mysterious pic
ture. The face was that of a man In the
rim of life, evidently between thirty
fiTi. nml fortv. and so different was It
from the Lawrence Richmond of the pre,
ent that she might not have recognized
It had not ahe seen a copy of the Mine
picture upon the wall nt home.
What mystery was this? By what
right did this lone woman, who caimt
from no one knew where, have her .. til
er's picture upon the wall? Was the
faet of Its face being turned In to be con
sidered an Jnsult, or what? Her blood
began to leap through her veins, but she
was suddenly uroiiMM by the voice of
A simple pronounelatlon of Iter name,
but there.was that In the tone that caus
ed her heart to seemingly stand still.
Roger had only obtained a gllmpno of
the face that was inclosed in the gold
frame nnd turned.to the wall, and he had
not recognized It, of course. His mind,
too, wn upon other things, and he paid
little heed to the cmotiou of the young
girl save as It referred to him.
He came n step closer to her. His arms
were hu!d out, his pleading ccs fixed up
on her own with a glance that was al
How she longed to throw herself Into
those arms and be forever at rest! but
she knew full well guilt would never lut
ber rest, and, with a heroism worthy of
the olden martyrs, she stuieu uer inrou
blng heart as best she could, and held
What did she believe of him, standlug
there and looking him In tbo eyes?
- The story of Nora Warner, as told by
"ttf(. r 3ttHt cirf,"
that unfortunate girl hernelf, must have
flashed into her mtnd like lightning, but,
with ber eyes upon Roger Darrel's hand
some, honest face, she was as sure tint
he could do no wrong to any one will
fully as that she drew breath.
That Nora Warner was his wretched
wife she understood too well, for had he
not himself acknowledged the stain up
on his name; but that he had acted the
part of a villain toward her Carol could
Wonderful, la it not, what things dart
through the mind In a few second of
time? Roger could bear tho silence no
longer. When he spoke his voice Til-rnt
ed with cmotiou, which he tried In vain
"Carol, my own love, for tho last time
I come to you. a suppliant. Pride has
given way before the love that floods
my soul. You may hate me for thus
tempting yon, but 1 do not look at It In
the same light you do. Tho shamu of
the past Is burled lu the mad house. Why
should this woman come between .w?
Oh. my poor darling, why were you curs
ed with a lovs like mine, that seems to
blight where It falls; and yet if I could
serve you by having my poor body tor
tured, willingly would I undergo the In
Diction. You believe me, do you not, be-
loved r . .
"You know I do. Roger, lou Know nisi
my heart is wholly yours, and ever will
be, but once again i ten you ni j
ask can never be. There rests between
us a deep anu uniinoinun- ".. -
heart la breaking. Roger, but better that
It should do so with lovo tnan sname and
"Shame and disgrace," he muttered,
repeating her words almost unconscious
y, and with a vague look upon hU face.
"Forgive me for ssylng it, dear, but I
cannot ever be your wife while Nora
Warner lives. Her death can wipe out
the shame, nothing else. Until then we
can be nothing to each other."
A light leaped Into his face that was
most wonderful to sec. It seemed trans
figured, and the sadness of woe unutter
able gave way to the brightness of hope
"Carol," be said, huskily, "would you
be my wife if Nora Warner were dead,
so that her name would be all that was
left of ber? Would that Indeed wipe
out the disgrace that has fallen upon
h nam, In rour eves?"
"To both of your questions I have but
nn anawer ves! Heaven knows how
willingly I would Join my lot with ycurs,
to be with you always, In sickness or In
health; but while Nora Warner lives 11 is
Impossible. (Jive up all thoughts of sueti
happiness, dear Roger, for It Is beyond
reach." , ...
She Tided him the more since she had
seen that glad light leap Into bis eyes,
for she felt sure that he was building up
"Not so far as you Imagine, my darljng.
Kven now It seems to me the skies are
growing brighter," be said, drawing forth
"What do you mean, Rogerr
"Nora Warner is dead!" he replied,
The girl gave a start, and an exclama
tion fell from her lips.
"Impossible!" she cried.
"Not so, dearest. Read that letter, and
you will sec that what I have told you
was the truth. Nora Warner, poor girl.
lias found rest. The letter was ueiarci
In Undine Its destination, and some kind
fate directed It Into my bauds. Read.
This was what sne renn in me (,rti,
coarso scrawl of a man who had been a
scholar once, perhaps, but never a good
"Mr. Roger Darrcl:
"Sir The young woman whom you
committed to my care. Nora Warner,
made her escape from the asylum a week
since, and drowned herself In the river.
We have this day succeeded In finding the
Widr, which, though badly mutilated by
the fishes, has been UJeniiiieu y irarw
of clothing as that of your unfortunate
wife. It shall wait for you two days,
and at the termination of that period,
should you not some, will have the body
Interred. With deepest sympathy for your
great low. I subscribe niyseii, your iium
ble.ervant,MTiM0,rnv(,uIMM "Klyslum House on the Potomac"
She read this through and then handed
It back to him with a look of pain on her
"This Timothy Orim, M. D., may on
ordinary occasions be a keen man, but
fate has made a football with him, or
..I... i),l Inter has been purposely de
layed so that any deception he may have
lutendcd could be carried out. One thing
Is sure: Nora Warner Is In the flesh for
days nftor this letter was written. I
have seen anu conversed wiwi jilt, i
"Alive nnd here! What can she want,
poor girl; but why need I ask? If that
be so, then all is gloom again where I
had caught a gllmpso of dawn, nnd tho
darkness will be nil the darker and the
pain mora hitler because of It. Oh,
Carol, am I to go from you forever?
Something seems to tell me that If we
part now It will be never to mVt again.
uu ovj.ii were clued upon her face, full
of the passionate fire of tho absorbing
love that possessed his soul, and she
trembled under the look, knowing nor
weakness now iimi iou unu mui u j.u.,
cr over her heart; but ho .summoned up
Oier courage nnd resolutely shut out tho
alluring scene that came beforo her.
"Rogei, there Is but onq answer," she
said. "Love can command my life, but
it can never causo me to forget that I
am a Richmond. As the dearest friend I
have, on earth. I look to you, but more
than that you cannot, must not bo while
ahe Uvea. My answer Is-hcaven help
us both gol"
He uerved himself to meet It Ilka a
man, but It was a terrible blow.
"Carol, It may be you arc right, though
I am too blinded by love and sorrow to
comprehend It. In the future I shall bo
to you a friend lu time of need. 1 shall
come and see you here, but never nguln
as your lover. Then If there. Is uny rela
tive to whom you would like to go, I
will take you there. I hear Mrs. Itnu.
dall coming. Trust lu her, for she U a
true friend. And now farewell, my love,
my life. Farewell, farewell."
Panting, she struggled from his fierce
embrace. Ho stood there looking at her
while ahe grew calm ami Icy cold. Then
turning, he took his hat and left the old
mill. , ... ,
She sank back with clasped hands und
"Olve me strength, oh Father In Iumv
en, for the light of my life goes out with
When Mrs. Randall entered the room,
the mind of the young girl leaped ngjln
to the mystery that hail engross u o
fore Roger Darrel made his appeal for
life and love her father's picture turned
with Its face to the wall.
What was there In the hidden past of
this still handsome woman that connect
cd her with Lawrence Richmond?
The widow had not even heard Carol s
name from Roger, he having only slated
the bare facts, nnd she had consented at
once to aid him, her soul recognising tho
injustice of such a forced marriage.
Carol possessed a part of her fathers
determined character, nnd she did not
long beat about the bush. Though her
question apparently startled the widow,
there crept a shadow of pain Into her
face and her voice trembled as she said:
"People often turn to the wall the pic
tures of those dead. He Is dead to me.'
"Was he a great friend, then?" asked
Carol, breathlessly, ber eye glued upon
Mrs. Randall's face.
"He was more than that, child. Altl It
I a sad thing to have the one you love
.. unnn Mrth turn unoti you and revile
you-to wrongfjilly accuse you of that at j
which your heart recoils In horror; to i
end you from him as he would a leper,
and at one fell sweep, wipe out the hap
py past. I loved him," she continued, lu
a low, sad tone, "as man was never
loved. I have loved hlra so truly that I
have forgiven the great wrong he did
me. though my pride would never allow
me to seek his presence again. Upon the
dear gTave In the sunny South I have
shed bitter tear, but when I th nk how
I ihall meet them above, where the truth
will be made known, and my heart shown
to lc as spotless as the marble shaft
that ronrks their grave, I take hope
It was at this point that the first gleam
of the light that was soon to ovcrwhrlm
nl rnmi. Into her mind. She could
only sit there with all her sense strain
ed, drinking In ibe sweet olco of the
widow and await the coming shock.
"Trouble and sorrow have lieen my
lot. Ahl I never thought 1 should sur
vive that dreadful night, and many
time since I have looked bsck to shud
der and feel my heart grow cold with
the horror that took possession of It. Il
turned a deaf ear to my pleading my
rown-nnd cursed me, but for that I have
forgiven him, for I was innocent. Ills
curse went home. Ood punished him. -m,
how terribly, and yet nt the same time
I had to suffer with him. for were they
, ...- .i.Utir7 Not one was left; lie
alone remulned to etiwe the blight that
had fallen iion his home, the desolation
that had robbed him even as he had rob
All this while Carol had been utterly
unable to speak a word, but now i-ao
recovered her breath. -
"In heaven' name, who nre yon, ana
what relation do you boar to Lawrence
Richmond?" she gasped, her eyes atlame
with eager expectant.
"I was told afterwards that the court
had made it strangers, but for elgiit
years he called me by that dearest name
on earth-wife. I am nothing to Mm
now save the wretched woman from
whom he was divorced, nnd who loves
him still In spite of her wrong; but
why do you nsk? Your fact is white,
...i -,,, i.nB,l tremble. You advance
toward me-you hold out your arms. No,
It must I a dream, for they a I sleep tin
der the magnolias. Olrl with the eyes
mid face of my dead Carol, what relation
does this tnan bear to you?" and she tore
down the hidden picture, holding It In
front of Carol face.
(To bo continued.)
I.uolcy Nuval onieor.
I.Ieutonnnt Coinniniidcr A. II. Wllllts,
whoso fumlly llviw In Oernmntown,
hint written an Interesting letter home
from his whip, tho Iowa, which l
cruising In Houtli Ainorlcnn wotor
with tho South Athiiitle miunilroii. Tho
olllcur toll bow lUHt month tho wnind
ron wuh hulled In tho lmrbor of u lit
tlo Southern city Unit wim imich ox
..nml over n lottory ilrawlng aoon to be
pulled off. An oiimIii on n Hlslor Mhlp
of tho Iown lMinglit for ?l n onvtontli
..! iii.ft nt tlm S1M.0O0 prize, nml then,
out of Idle curioMlty, uttomlwl tho
drawing. ... ,
Tlicro wns conhldornhlo rlgnmnrolo
for a time, nnd n dnrk-HUInned imtlvo
posted on a bouril n nuinbcr-tho win
nine numbor. T ho ensign looked ,nt
hlH ticket, und It wns tho hiiiiio numbor
oh that which hnd won. Ho could not,
ho Bald aftcrwurd, Hpculc. Ho had to
walk out Into tho nlr. HIh delight wan
Indciicrlbnblq. Tho next day ono of tho
offlclaU of tho lottery brought to him
aboard bin nhlp a bag containing ?10,-
000 In gold. AH ho 1h poor, nun ns no
is alb-o marricxi, ho thlnkH tho-money
will come In very liandy.-Phlhidelphla
Tn I'oll Muttan.
Rolled mutton Is not n poetical dish,
but It la n good ittnudliy for the family
dinner. It appear, much oftcucr on
tho Kngllsh Indies than on Aiucrlcnn.
Tim locr on boiling nhould bo quite
fresh. Wipe, removo nil tho ft nml
put Into n kettle of well-snltcd boil
ing water. An It begins to boll, skim
frt'nuontly, then set back on tbo range
nml simmer slowly, allowing twenty
minutes to each pound of incnt. A lit
tle rice Is frequently boiled with tho
mutton. Servo with n thick caper
Hiuice poured over the mutton and
currant Jolly. The caper snuee la
merely n drawn-liuttrr wuuv, innile by
coiiililultijf -n scant half-cup of butter
with two tnbtiwpoonful of lour lu it
snucepnii, adding when bubbly one
pint of tho hot water In which the
mutton was liollixl. seasoning tn tnste,
nnd milling nt tho lenst six tablespoon
fnli of enporn or pickled nasturtium
ICnallsh .lnatr Hnnpv
Fourteen ounce of wblto fiugnr,
right ounces of butter, eight eggs, onr
tencitnful of milk, two ounce of
ground ginger, two tnblesKHinful of
linking powder, ono nnd it hnlf pound
of flour. Mix up In tho ustml wny for
cooklcH. Sift mignr over beforo cut.
ting out tlm enkes. It Is generally
liest to mnko tho dough for nil kind
of cookie nnd migar onkc n oft h
It can poHslbly bo rolled out. Differ
ent person mnko very different cako
n tl.UA m,-.t4m frvtltt till Mil II It riMlfi4t
nml the common fault In too nturh
flour In the douieti. The linking iov
iler. too. 1 rcsiMinslblo for soino of ,
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tho change. UlUi too much lwrtw
tbo cake run Into each other nnd Iono i
tho good round linpo they ought to,
Chop fine oiiMjunrter of n pound of
fat aalt pork, put Into n deep kettle
with two largo whlto onions, chopped '
fine, and cook for ten minute without
browning. Add one pine of ntw potn
toen cut Into hnlMnrh dice nnd sulll
elent lwlllng water to cover. Cook for
ten minute, ndd ono pint of corn cut J
of Hcrnped from tho rnr, unit nud pep
per to tftte nnd alminer for fifteen'
minute longer. Utir rendy ono pint
of milk tuado Into n thin wince with ,
ono taldespoonful of butter nnd ono
nnd one-half tablesjioonful of flour i
Add to th chowder with inoro sensou
lug If necessary nnd boll up twice. I
One of tho best method of serving 1
cold potatoe in to mnko them Into
salad. Cut them In any convenient
form, add one small onion finely chop
ped and n little celery. Mix thorough
ly with n dressing ninth' n followrr
Hreak Into n IhmvI the yolk of three
eggs, add n pinch of nil pepper, n ten
spoonful of mnde mustard, n teaspoon
fill of unit, nnd bent hard. Add of best
oil, beating constantly, enough to umke
the dressing n thick n eitko Imtler,
nltenmtlng occnslomilly with n few
drop of shani vinegar. Finish by mill
ing ono cupful of thick cream Hweot
Chop one shallot, smite In hnlf a tn-
blespoonful of butter. Hiniiovn tho In
ld of imilirHim, flmp with half
the stalks nud add to the shallot; add n
llttlo good brolh. (Kteup the rfiiiulnlnu
MtalkH In ouL'-thlul cup of water for
iniwhrooni brolh or ginvy.) Cook fr
one-half hour, thm whoii with will,
pepper nnd nutmeg. Add elmppul parn
ley, butter, yolk of two egg, fresh
crtiuilm nun a niiio lemon jimr. m.
the mushroom, plncn In a pan well
buttered. Hako thirty mlntiliw. Mol
ten with tho gravy. Onrnlidi with
Two lemon: bnko them n short time,
then MiHifsso and slrnlu the Juice; boll
tho rind lu half a pint of water, then
pour thu water In the following mix
ture: Two cup of migur. half cupful
Hwect mill:, tmti tablespoiiuful corn
Hliirch, one of butter. ynlkH of hIx
i-gKH. Hake It lu paHte; then bent tho
whlteH vvllh eight toblcHpnoufulH of
migar and iiour over the pie; brown
HllghUy. ThlH iUimtlty iimken two
Into a cupful of drawn butler bent
tho yolk of an egg, then a large tea
Hpoonfiil of naiad oil, dronplng tliln In
gradually iih you would for mayon
naise. Add, then, the Juice of half a
lemon, a pinch of pepper, one of wilt,
tho Biuno of Miignr and Horvo at onco.
Hrowu a Hllccd onion in a tamo
apoonful of melted butter. Stir In two
rsprlgH of paridey, ono bay leaf, n half
can of tomatoes, u llttlo cayenne, a
pinch of Halt and a teanpoonful of
Bugur. Itoll rapidly, thicken slightly
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