The Yamhill County reporter. (McMinnville, Or.) 1886-1904, June 29, 1894, Image 4

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fskin
¡ Eruption^
for a few days before the bomb explodes ner handkerchief to her mouth and in­ ing to produce on Helen. In fact, it did
dulged in a rather violent fit of cough­ explode like a bombshell in the middle [
over Littlefield.”
“But I am curious to know why you ing. Is was a gust of indignation she of the parlor and came near blowing '
were expecting me today. Was it a case was trying to choke down, accompanied the roof off the house. The nc-xt day
by a strong desire to shake Helen White. Helen was in bed upstairs ill of a nerv­
of thought transferenoe?”
By AUGUSTA LABNED.
“I have urged him to come and see ous attack brought on by a whirl of
“No: not quite. You had written to
and similar annoyances are caused
By CAMILIE DEBANS.
you,’’ Mrs. White, all unconscious, emotions and the memory of her last
by an impure blood, which will
[Copyright. 1BW. by Ameiicaa Press Associa- i a person here that you were coming. ”
result in a more dreaded disease.
“Yes to be «ure, to Helen White, went on. “I have said all the pretty interview with Miss Lancaster, and i
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CHAPTER 1
Unless removed, slight impurities
who wishes to consult me about a course things about you I could think of, and Monte, as usual, had left his office early
"He
asked
for'Miss
Lancaster,
and
as
THE STORY OF A < III ME.
will devt i<-p into Scrofula," Ecze­
of lectures on the ‘Philosophy of the Pas - I should not be a bit surprised if he to come and sit beside her as a tender
The sm.i'.l fort of Salem, in Brazil, is
ma, Salt Rheum and other serious the first sound of his voice reached her sions and Emotion-.’ I judged by her called. ”
ear
Louise
ran
down
the
stairs,
with
a
and assiduous nurse.
situate! on the right bank of tho river ,
results of
“Thank you,” said Louise hastily,
glad light in her face, and pushed aside note that sho was a little exalted, is the
Fur a long time Helen had been lying Amazon, higher up than Para and some
I have for me t’r: e been
fa fl ft
French say. And is she a friend of biting her lips, and her friend arose and quietly in bed twitching the diamond leagues from the sex It is tho most
Ros»?,
who
was
just
shutting
the
parlor
a sufferer from a Severn
a -* u * k *
sailed
out
of
the
house.
yours?"
ring ou her Anger to catch the light wearisome place in the world to stay in
blood trouble, for which f
Al
j1 door.
All the next day and the next Louise from the facets, when at last she said; if we may believe what travelers say,
’■<ck many r^mM. - , that
rA I1
“Yes; my best friend here, with the
“Oh, Fiank"’ she cried as she came
did m- no good- I have
remained at heme. It rained and gave “Do you know, Monte, dear, I think and Dan Luis Vagaert, from the time
now takeu four hotties of
1 ‘ forward, with hand extended. He grasp­ exception of her husband—Montrose
with th • mo^t wonderful results
ed it, and they stood there for a moment White—whose father lived next door to her a pretext for staying indoors. In­ Louise has played us a nasty trick? She that ho was appointed lieutenant gov­
K WMrJl A iu enjoying the best health 1
deed she had so much to think of and
ernor, became one uf the most melan­
silent, looking each into the other’s mine when we were children. ”
ever knew, have gained twenty
“Montrose White,” said the profess­ dream over she did not mark the lapse
pounds and my friends say they never saw
choly officers in the whole Brazilian |
face.
me as wed- i am feeling quite like a new
“How did you know mo, an old man I or, his face changing slightly. “Was not of time. Thu professor spent his days
army.
man-
JOHN S. EDELIN,
that the man with whom you corre­ at tho hotel, where ho was writing the
Covewimer.t Printing Offic-. Washington. D. C.
The garrison consisted of not more ,
now?” he murmured at last.
last
chapter
of
a
book.
After
three
days
Our Treatise on Blood and Skin Diseases i
than ICO soldiers. Under tho walls of I
“Fourteen years havo not mado such sponded, Louise? If I am not mistaken,
mailed free to any address-
i a difference, Frank.
the citadel was a poor village, which
I should have it was his letter that caused our rup­ of rain the sky cleared, the clouds broke
and drifted off in soft, pearly masses,
SWIFT SPECIFIC _C0„_ Atlanta, fa.
gave shelter to about 100 negroes of I
known you anywhere, even if I bad not ‘ ture. ”
“Fes; Monte had always been like a and the young light shone softly over
both sexes, and iu addition there might :
heard your voice. ”
be found among them, from time to
“Fourteen years, is it, Louise? Well, brother to ma Our relation» were con­ bare trees stripped of their leaves and
time, some Indians, just emerging from
it seems at moments an eternity to me, fidential. He had written, telling inc the wet roads gleaming with pools and
a state of cannibalism, who came to dis­
and then again as if we had just part- as a gTeat secret not to be divulged to puddles. Louise was sitting, as usual, in
any one, that he was engaged to Helen her bow window, this time with the
pose of the produce of their hunting ex­
Cragshaw, my old schoolmate. There mumiiig paper in her hand, when she
peditions.
“So it seems to me, Frank. ”
The governor in chief lived in Bahia.
“Does it, Louise? I am delighted to [ was some opposition on the part of his saw Monte White check the furious
Accordingly Den Luis Vagacrt found
hear you say so. ” He still held her hand, j family. Old Deacon White was morally pace of his horse Mountain Bird at
her
door,
fling
himself
out
of
his
road
himself absolute master of the fort. Be­
and they sat down side by side on the as stiff as steelyards, and there had been
sides the functions of lieutenant gov
sofa “It seems as though you were ex­ shady business transactions reported of wagon with a kind of fury and rush
ernor he discharged those of a magis­
pecting me, Louise, as if you had had Helen’s father. Monte had put a seal into the house.
“Well, what is it now?” said she,
upon my lips until he could get his
trate and administered justice without
some hint of my coming. ”
appeal.
“I was expecting you, Frank. I was father’s consent, and before the prohibi­ 1 rising to meet him.
PlCTO^
Monte, as usual, began to pace up and
In order to overcome his feeling of
waiting every moment for the bell to tion was removed we had quarreled, and
I down her little parlor like an enraged
ennui, Don Luis had on his arrival giv­
ring. Do you know this is the anniver­ then it was too late to explain. ”
The professor had fallen into a muse. bulldog held by a long chain. His face
en up all his time to field sports, but
sary of our parting, 14 years ago:'’
when lie had laid down in his bedroom
He looked at her with puzzled, won­ “How odd,” said he after a moment’s was red, and he muttered short, angry,
ought
to
have
been
more
confiding
to
a carpet made nji of the skins of 20
dering eyes. “So it is, Louise; so it is. , Bilence, "that this Helen White, who defiant snorts.
“You ought to have told me, Louise,” ; old friends who have stuck by her jaguars which ho had killed the lieu­
When I think of that foolish contention | has written to me, should be the wife
I through thick and thin. Think how we tenant governor was obliged to own to
that separated us, I am humiliated. A of Montrose White! Well, well, how be began. “It was your duty to put me
i have laid ourselves open to her, Monte; himself that jaguars, dead or alive,
thousand times I have been humbled in strangely the threads of our lives are on my guard and not leave me to find
how we have told her all our secrets. ” gave him no further amusement He
it
out
from
others.
’
’
mingled!
She
could
not
know,
Louise,
the dust by the remembrance of my tyr­
AND ALL
“I don’t believe she ever has betrayed then set to work to attack the alligators,
“
Find
out
what,
Monte?
What
are
that
I
was
coming
here
solely
to
see
anny, my violence, my unreasonable­
our confidence, dear,” said Monte gen­
ness. It was all my fault I take it you, to speak to you again perhaps in tho you talking about? Do sit down and try tly, not wishing to excite liis wife by but after a timo the alligators also fail­
foolish hope that you still remember to behave like a rational being. ”
ed to interest him. Then ho fancied that
wholly upon myself. ”
“That madam had a new beo in her contradicting her.
possibly snake hunting might afford
“No,” said Louise softly; “I think I that dear past, and that you would re­
“Perhaps sho hasn’t,” said Helen, him tha diversion lie so much wished
bonnet and so had planned to give par­
was meet to blame. Aunt Morris always ceive me gently. ”
with
a
sigli,
“
but
I
’
ve
a
notion
wo
shall
Q1
DAYSTO
“You could not know, Frank, that I lor lectures for money. Think of my
for, ami accordingly, arming himself
said so, and she was a just, discerning
disgust when Fellows let it out yester­ be happier together now she is going with a bottle of sal ammoniac, he start­
02 CHICAGO woman. I should have shown you the have always loved you. ”
“No, dear; I was not so egotistic, so day in my office, and I had never heard away. ”
ed in quest of rattlesnakes, whip ser-
correspondence willingly. It was noth-
“We shall have to do without her at pents and all kinds of venomous rep­
self confident as to believe such a thing. a breath of the thing. Fellows’ wife had
any
rate,
”
returned
Monte
rather
rue
­
I could only interrogate my own heart. been asked to join the class, and the
tiles.
Tho Quickest to Chica­
You know, Louise, I married. She was impression has gono out all over the fully, “and I suppose we shall get along
He ended by making a magnificent
go and the East.
a lovely girl, but always frail. I had town that I am a niggard and refuse to together about as well as married peo­ collection of them. It was reported that
ple
in
general.
”
give
my
wife
money
to
dress
on.
I
went
not much to give her but care and pro­
Quicker to Omaha and
“Well, I am positively glad she’s go- in his room might be seen a beautiful
tection, but it came to my knowledge home and made things hum, you had
ling,
” returned bis wife. “I am half flower stand, which had come from Par­
by accident that she had grown fond of better believe. I got the whole story
Kansas City.
is, in which about 59 flowers of a par­
me. I did what I could to make her life out of Helen from first to last, and what disposed to think shu has made luost of ticular sort afforded a home to as many
the
trouble
between
us.
It
is
the
third
Pullman and Tourist Sleepers,
sho
has
not
told
me
I
could
easily
infer.
less painful, less suffering, and she nev­
living coral serpents.
Free Reclining Chair Cars,
er knew my little story. I kept it al­ It seems that fellow Markham came on person who does make the trouble in
Now, a coral serpent is the most
nine
cases
out
of
ten,
and
I
know
for
Dining Cars.
ways inclosed in a treasury of its own, here expressly to coach my wife for
charming reptile in the world. Of a
s H. n. CLARK,
j
my one brief romance. So you will not these lectures, and he has been loung­ onu thing slio always kept me stirred bright red color and aliont as long as a
OLIVER W MINK
Receivers
tell your friends, the Whites, what has ing about her for tho last five days fill­ | up.”
t ELLLKY ANDERSON,)
penholder, it lives in tho calyx of a
“Poor Louise! It was a thankless
ing her mind with the most preposter­
happened. ”
For Ratot or general information call on or ad­
flower, from which, on the slightest
“No; not just yet, ” said Lonise after ous notions. She is bewitched with the i place between the upper and nether provocation, it darts out upon any one
dress
a pause. “When you call on Helen, you man. The scoundrel has hypnotized her millstones, ” murmured Monte, and then who ventures to disturb it, and its bite
w. »1 in Ri nt iir,
.
Asst. Gen. Pass. Agt.
can speak of me casually as an old ac­ ' completely. But now I am on deck, aloud, “I am afraid you are a little un- causes almost instantaneous death.
254 Washington St.. Cor. 3d. PORTLAND, OR.
and I am going gunning for Markham. ! just to your old friend, my dear, and,
quaintance. ”
It happened ono day that Pedro Ba­
Two or three days passed, and Louise • He had better look out for himself when | for my part, 1 think Markham is the cas, a private soldier, and John, a ser­
saw nothing of the Whites. Professor be finds an enraged husband on his ■ luckiest dog I havo ever known. ”
geant in tho same regiment, conceived
EAST AND SOUTH
THE END.
Markham passed all his evenings in her track!"
tho idea of going secretly to see for
VIA
little parlor, and the timo flew away on
Louise had turned pale as death, but
themselves whether what wits said about
The Japanese Waitress.
swift wings. One night Monte White instantly the color returned to her face
“The Japanese waitress is a creature this wonderful collection was really
returned home late to dinner and told in a great flood, and now she arose and full of kindliness and winning graces,” true. They entered this famous room by
his wife that he had seen Lonise in the came and laid her hand on Monte’s arm. | said Lieutenant Walter H. Gorham, a tho window and looked about with
“Oh, Frank!" she cried.
OF THE
“You are utterly mistaken about Pro­ navy officer. “I ouee attended a large much curiosity for the flower stand. It
ing but a foolish scruple that prevent­ street, and she was looking lovely, like
ed. Then I was proud and independent a girl of 16. What could have happen­ fessor Markham, Monte. You have gone banquet in Japan where the tact and was placed against the wall opposite
off ou the wrong track, as you usually courtesy of these individuals contribut­ the door. The two soldiers approached
in those days, unwilling to own a lord ed, he wondered, to renew her youth.
“Nothing has happened,” returned do, and are foolishly violent and unjust.
and master, feeling that I ought to be
ed largely to the success of the entcr- it, Pedro trembling, John swinging
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trusted for such character as I possessed Helen calmly as she helped herself to He called ou your wife at her own re­ i tainment. Each guest was provided carelessly a light cane which he held
—an uncompromising young girl who cranberry. “Nothing ever does happen to quest to answer a few questions she had with a pretty, bright, well dressed wait­ in his hand. It was certainly a wonder­
LLAVE
’
ARRIVE
Louise in her oven, placid life, that goes ; put to him by letter. The plan of tho
ress, with her hair stuck full of flowers ful sight which met their eyes. In al­
Portland.......... 6:1 P M | San Francisco.. 10:4 A M would break her heart rathor than
on just like clockwork. I don’t believe parlor lectures was formed long before and jeweled pins. She never entered on most every flower a coral serpent lay
Ban Fran l«CO.7:00 PM I'i-itland............ 8:20 A M yield. ”
“I remember what a hot headed, high she feels or suffers like other women. she ever saw him. He had nothing to any duty without first falling on her coiled up and seemed to lie drinking in
Above trains stop» at all stations from Portland to handed, impetuous fellow I was then, She has no passion, no fire, no impulses, I do with it. ”
knees, smoothing her skirt over them the perfume which exhaled from it.
Albany inclusive. Also Tangent, Sbedds. Hal-
and, as to her beauty, I never could see
Manto seemed struck with a new and placing her little flat nose to the Four or five humming birds were flut­
►♦y Harrisburg, Junction City, Irving, Eugeno Lonise, how undisciplined, raw, with­ it. Of course she has fine eyes, but one
[ sense of surprise. “What do you know floor as a mark of obedience and respect. teringround the flower stand, and every
ana all stations from Roseburg to Ashland lnclu- out knowledge of men or of the world
•ive.
—it all comes back to me with a sense ; good feature does not make a beautiful about Markham, Louise? Wliat right I She will watch your chopsticks with now and then one of the serpents, wea­
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face, and then she is a year older than have you to speak fur him?”
of surprise. I am afraid you will find
1 the closest attention and will occasion­ ried by the buzzing of the wings, made
LEAVE
ARRIVE:
| I am."
“I know everything about him. ”
ally offer her advice as to the most suc­ a dart out of the flower and sprang to­
Portland
..830AM I Roseburg..............0PM me a little impetuous still, but if it
“We never can agree on Louise,”
Monte looked at her in blank aston­ culent dishes and the best order in ward the bird, which, however, it never
Roseburg
■ A M Portland......... 4.30 P M were all to do over again, if we could
be set back where we were in those said Monte, with a little sigh. “I have ishment. “Then you are old friends?” which to do them justice.”—St. Louis succeeded in catching.
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“Yes; very old friends. ”
All at onco John’s face assumed a
blissful old days, you would find, Lou­ always looked up to her as the ideal
Globe-Democrat.
“You say ho did not come here to
singular expression. Choosing the mo­
PULLMAN » BUFFET
ise, that even my crudities have been j woman. ”
Woman and Music.
“Yes, I know, Monte, you have al­ help my wife in this odious scheme. ”
ment when Pedro, growing a little bold­
disciplined away; that at least I should
SLEEPERS
ways
had
a
weak
spot
in
that
direction.
“
No;
he
did
not.
His
connection
with
The
new
University of Wales has pro­ er, drew nearer to the flower stand to
not be so vilely jealous. ”
ANO
vided by its charter for conferring de­ get a better view of these wonderful
"Perhaps I might not like you so I It seems she knew Professor Markham your wife was purely accidental. ’ ’
SECOND CLASS SLEEPING CARS,
“Whom did he come to see then?”
grees in music on women. This is a new creatures, the sergeant, as a sort of prac­
well, ” returned Louise, with a little when she was a girl living with her
| Aunt Morris at X., but I am perfectly
“He came to see me. ”
Attached to all Through Trains.
departure, as hitherto ladies have been tical joke, switched his cane near the
tremulous smile.
Monte sat down suddenly, with his debarred from musical honors. The stalks of the plants where these terrible
West Side Division.
“Don’t say that. Try to think only sure she is not the kind of woman to
BETWEEN
PORTLAND AND CORVALLIS of the good and forgot tho faulty fellow attract him. He is a superb man, a real mouth stupidly hanging open and his Princess of Wales is an honorary Mus. reptiles were sleeping, and by a quick
Mail Train Daily, (Except Sunday.) who made you and himself needlessly king of men,” said Helen enthusiastic­ hands on his knees, as if incapable of Doc. of the Royal University of Ireland; motion of his hand caused a series of
taking in the situation.
so also is Miss Annie Paterson of Dub- vibrations among these homes of sud-
miserable. Do you remember, Louise, ally.
Portland
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Louise stood before him, blushing 1 lin; but, with these exceptions, no fe- > den death.
“So I have heard you say before, ”
that day in June we spent at the Hay­
McMinnville
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Then quick as thought lie saved him­
prettily and trembling a little with the ' male bachelor of music exists. —London
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Corvallis
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wood farm, our walk in the woods, our observed Monte dryly.
self by leaping out through the window.
i consciousness that the time for confes­ i Queen.
“
Oh,
Monte,
if
you
would
only
try
little
excursion
on
the
river;
how
we
At Albany and Corvallis connect with
A hundred sharp hissings sounded in
drove home by moonlight, with all tho to comprehend such a man as the pro- sion had arrived. “Monte,’’said she,
trains of Oregon Pacific Railroad,
He Had Counted Thein.
Pedro’s ears, who in his turn endeavor­
I fessor, it would be a great advantage to in a low voice, “you never knew that
roadsides
scented
with
now
mown
hay
Guest (facetiously)—There are two ed to save himself by flight, but scarce­
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| you. It would widen your mental scope. there had been a little romance in my
and dog roses?”
spoons in my teacup. What is that a ly had be reached the courtyard when
Ar
Portland
“Yes, yes,” said she eagerly. “I re- It would take your thoughts off your i life. It all happened the years I was I sign of?
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Lv
I lie fell, fainting, to the ground. His
St. Joseph
away
in
X.
with
my
aunt.
I
knew
him
7:1 P M Lv
horses.
”
mornber it all—evory leaf on the trees,
Lv
McMinnville
Hostess’ Little Son—That’s a sign brother, who was mounting guard at
7:2 P M Ar
“I don’t want my mental scope wid­ —Frank—that is, Professor Markham—
every pebble in the road. We fished
Through Tickets to all points In Eastern three hours, Frank, and we did not ened, ” growl«! Monte. “It’s enough when we were both young, before he that somebody else hasn’t got any spoon. the door of the lieutenant governor,
States, Canada and Europe can be obtained at
threw down his musket and rushed to
for a man’s wife to have a mental scope. I became an eminent and learned man. —Good News.
lowest rates from G. A. Wilcox. Ageut, McMinn­ have a bite, not one, and then we lost
And, as for the horses, don’t bother 1 We were mutually attracted then—it
ville.
E. P. ROGERS,
our way going home. ’ ’
Vermont has a greater percentage of : liis assistance. It was too late. Five or
Asst. G. F. 4P A., Portland, Or.
“How fortunate that was, Louise! It about them. You have yonr fads; let me was 14 years ago—and were engaged, improved land in proportion to its area six serpents had inflicted their bite on
K. KOEHLER, Manager.
but both being quick tempered and high : than any other state except New York tho poor soldier. He turned livid and
was that day, you remember, that you, have mine. ”
!
spirited we quarreled about a little and Illinois. The dairy product of Ver­ expired on the spot, having scarcely had
A
distinct
seed
of
prejudice
and
jeal
­
that I, that wo pledged ourselves to
time to tell his brother what hud hap­
each other. Oh if that time could come ousy had been planted iu Monto'6 mind thing of no consequence. He thought to mont reaches $25,000,000.
pened.
Alfonso Bacas, the brother of the dead
back, Louise, you would find mo a wiser toward the professor. The next day Mrs. exercise his authority over me, and 1
CHURCHES
man, threw himself on the corp: e, kissed
Conipenriat Ion.
resented
tho
attempt,
and
from
that
day
White
hustled
into
Miss
Lancaster
’
s
and
I
believe
a
better
man.
”
B aptist —Services Sunday 11 a. ru. and
to this we have never met until became
There Lad been a battle. Death was ev­ its forehead; then returning to his post
“Yes,” sighed Louise, “but if we had parlor, looking very pink and pretty.
7:30p. ru ; Sunday school 9:50 a in.; the
young people’s sooietv 6:15 p m
Prayer been wiser—if you had been a great
“Yon don’t know how charmed I ain here on purpose to see me five days ago. erywhere. Under cannon lay dead and dy­ he took up his gun and loaded it. A re­
meeting Thursday 7 30 p. m. Covenant and distinguished professor, and I a dis­ with Professor Markham, ’ ’ said she al­ His wife has been dead some time, and ing. The ground was red with the blood port was heard, and Sergeant John fell,
meeting first Sat each month 2:00 p. in.
creet, prudent old maid—we shouldn’t most before sitting down. “Ho has giv­ now, yon see, Monte, it is just tho same of men. The defeated commander, be­ ' mortally woundeiL A few minutes later
M ethodist E piscopal —Services every
grimed and sad beyond words, a fugitive the lieutenant governor, returning to
Sabbath 11:00 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday have beei half so happy, or so—so silly en me invaluable hints about my lec­ ! as if that ridicnlous quarrel liad never from the field, crept on bis hands and the fort, learned what had taken place,
l
occurred.
’
’
And
Louise
sat
down
sud-
tures,
and
I
think
they
are
going
to
bo
and absurd. You find mo wiser, too,
school 9:30 a m. Prayer meeting 7:00 p
knees through underbrush toward the
tn. Thursday. 8. E. M bmingeb , Pastor.
Frank,” sho added, with a little laugh. a great success. I wonder, Louise, you j denly and went into eclipse behind her skirts of the village. Suddenly he paused. I gave the order for tho arrest of Alfonso
and announced that the next day a court
C vmb . P resbyterian —Services every Sab­ "Wisdom does not compensate for years have never spoken to me of him. I don’t I handkerchief.
The sound of a soft voice broke ou Lis ear,
bath 11 00 a m and 7:30 p. m. Sunday on tho w/ong side of the ledger. ”
“Why, Louise, you dear girl,” cried and ho peered through the bushes. A lit­ martial would sit to try the murderer,
remember that I ever heard you men­
school 9:30 a. ru. Y. P. C. E . Sunday 6:30
“But you are not old, Louise. You tion his name, and it was just by acci­ Monte, jumping up and getting hold of tle child sat weaving a garland of grass who, 24 hours afterward, was brought
p. ru. Prayer meeting Thursday, 7:30 p. m.
before Don Luis Vagaert and found
are just the same, only more beautiful dent I found out he had known you her hand and nearly wringing it off in and wild flowers by a running brook.
W. H. J oses , Pastor
“Be not afraid, dear child,” he said as guilty, and as the lieutenant governor
I his grip. “How glad I am, howdelight-
C hristian --Services every Sabbath 11:00 to me, and with that little sarcastio those years you lived in X ”
she started at his approach, but resumed felt himself that day more than usually
a m and 7 :30 p. ni. btiuday school 10 edge to your tongue, so fascinating and
Louise held her head down over her ' ed 1 am, how rejoiced I am! What pur­
a. in. Young people’s meeting at 6:30 p. m. delightful. Can you, will you renew embroidery, upon which she seemed very blind dunces we havo been, what idiots her seat, reassured by his kindly eye. “1 out of spirits he pronounced the sen­
have lost my empire. "
H. A. D enton , Pastor.
tence of death in an iiujierturbable tone
the old bond between us so absurdly intent. “There was no occasion for my : to keep on saying all these years that
“How sorry 1 am?’said the little one
S t . J ames C atholic —First st., between
of voice. The execution was appointed
I
probably
you
never
were
in
love,
never
!
mentioning
him
as
I
know.
”
broken
by
a
fit
of
temper,
a
gust
of
pas
­
timidly.
“
But
you
may
have
my
gar
­
G and H. Sunday school 2:30 p. m. Ves­
to take place the following day. Never
"But such a distinguished man,” ! had a serious affair in your life! You land.”—Kate Field’s Washington.
sion? Will you make me the happiest ot
pers 7:30. Services once a month.
since the fort and village of Salem had
W. R. H ogan , Pastor
! Mrs. White went ou, peeping at herself dear creature, I congratulate you with
men?”
been in existence had a capital sentence
A Japanese Invitation to Dinner.
She put out her hand again, and he in the mirror, “so fascinating, so bril­ all my heart and soul, and Markham—I
SECRET ORDERS.
been pronounced either against one of
An
invitation
to
dinner
among
the
mid
­
liant
and
magnetic!
Ono
does
not
meet
am
sure
lie
is
a
capital
fellow.
Tell
clasped
it,
and
for
a
long
time
there
K nowles C hapter N o . 12, O. E. S.—Meets a
the inhabitants or against one of the
dle
or
upper
classes
of
Japan
frequently
Masonic ball the first and third Monday evening were but few words spoken.
him
I
shall
be
delighted
to
make
liis
[ such a man without his making an im­
In each month. Visiting members cordially in­
commences as follows: “I beg pardon for soldiers of the garrison, so that it was
acquaintance.
Ha,
ha,
ha!
Was
there
pression.
I
havo
thought
if
we
had
"Do
you
know,
”
said
Louise
at
last,
vited
MRS. O. O HODSOX, Sec.
insulting you in begging your compa­ quite an event, and the lieutenant gov­
MRS H L. HEATH. W. M.
“all that episode of my youth occurred known each other earlier, Louise, my ever such a joke? It’s better than win­ thus
ny at my house to dinner. The house is ernor, who no doubt had judged Al­
ning
a
$5,000
purse
on
the
race
course.
lifo
might
have
been
very
different.
I
C tstpr P ost N o . 9—Meets the second and fourth during the three years I lived with my
small and very drty. Our habits are rude, fonso Bacas entirely according to the
Saturday of each month in Union ball at 7:30 Aunt Morris in X. Tho people here have i have sighed so for sympathy in the high­ 1 must be off at once and let Helen
and you may not get anything fit to eat, dictates of his conscience, still was net
p. m on second Saturday and at 10:30 a m. on
4th Saturday. All members ot the order are never heard a word. They solemnly be- er realms of my nature, and now, when know the great news. ” And lie flung and yet I hope that you will condescend quite at his ease.
cordially invited to attend our meetings.
i lieve I was cut out for spinsterhood from it is too late, a man appears who might out of the door, jumped into his trot­ to be present with us at 6 o’clock on Dee.
B. F. C lvbine , Commander.
At 9 o’clock on Thursday morning
my cradle and have never had a single have fed me, have helped me and made ting wagon, and lashing Mountain Bird 9.” Upon arriving at the house you find
J. A. PECKHAM. Adjt.
' my life a kind of ecstasy. They say his flew down the street like a streak of it spotlessly clean, tasty in arrangement there was quite a crowd on the ram­
sentimental experience. ”
and the host and hostess affable indeed. parts. Perhaps the word “crowd” may
W. C T U.—Meets on every Fri­
“But you will tell your friends now, wife was a poor little invalid. He nev- , lightning.
The bill of fare consists of 10 or 15 courses, seem an exaggeration; but, after all, ev­
day, in Wright’s hall at 3 o’clock p m.
Monte
chuckled
and
rolled
with
in-
|
er
had
been
mated,
Louise.
It
is
very
Louise?”
£. T. L. at 3 p. m.
the best the market can afford. All the
“Not for a little while, Frank. It is sad. You see, dear, I can enter into the : ward laughter all the way back to the self humiliation of the host is the method erything is relative, and as the entire
M bs . A. J. W hitmore , Pres.
1 house. He took a wicked pleasure in adopted to pay you honor.—New York population of Salem was present on tlic
all so new, so strange, so delicious, I very last fiber of his experience. ”
C lara G. E ssos . Sec'y.
occasion it would be hypercritical to re-
Louise raised her head abruptly, put advance in the effect the news was go-
wish to luxuriate iu my emotions just
for Infants and Children.
HIRTY y«T«‘ ob.ervaUon of Cnatnri» with th« J>«troll«C« <»/
of
». to
^thMit
T
It 1« unqneationably the boat remedy for lnfont. and Childrrn
the world h—
It 1« hrml—. CMMxa
**•_!*
give« them health. It will «ore tWr live«. 1» it Mothny hav«
•omethtns which i. ob«olotely «ofe and proc.UcoBy
child's medicine.
Castoria destroys ^Forma.
Castorla allays Feverishnes«.
Castoria prevents vomiting S ot Card»
Castorla cures PiTrhma and Wfatd Cojio.
Castoria relieves Teething Troubles.
Tickets
Castorla cures Constipation and Flatulency.
Castoria neutraliies Uieeffeots of oarbonic acid^ga» or poisonou« air.
DENVER,
OMAHA. KANSAS CITY,
Castoria assimilates the food. ragnlato. tho_«tomach and bowsli,
SALT LAKE,
CHICAGO,
ST. LOUIS,
EASTERN CITIES.
Hours
Hours
The Shasta Route
LOCAL DIRECTORY.
World.
Castoria does not contain morphine, opium, or other narcotic property.
giving hcalihy and natural aleep.
Castoria is put up in nne-si»e bottles only^—It l« n°t «old in
Don’t allow any one to soil yon anything olao OR tho plea OT pramisa
that it ia " just as good" and‘•wOlaaawer every purpoao."
See that yog pet (>A"S“T m O i ,R*I*A.
is on everjr
wrapper.
The fac"ttimile
signature of ’
Children Cry for Pitcher’s Castoria.
mark that elsewhere a collection of a knew very little Portuguese, and us soon
hundred men would scarcely be digni­ as Alfonso recognized him he came to
the conclusion that it would not be very
fied by the name of an assemblage.
All the garrison was under arms. The difficult to outwit him. In fact, the
lieutenant governor, on horseback, was change of guard was made without any
to preside over the execution, and while trouble, and Alfonso, ready to drop from
a picket of 12 men went to fetch tliu fright, followed haltingly behind his
prisoner Don Luis Vagaert placed him­ j three or four comrades in order to
self at the head of his troop, which was j continue the patrol and return to the
formed in military square on the place j guardhouse. But it was precisely this
| return to the guardhouse which consti-
of execution.
The lieutenant governor’s watch j tuted his most formidable danger.
So far there was nothing to fear. The
showed that 9 o’clock had arrived. A
shudder ran through all who were pres­ ' half caste and the soldiers were half
ent. Still the prisoner had not made his asleep as they walked; but if, as always
appearance. Don Luis Vagaert was very ! happens, there should be a single one
pale, but yet did not seem overanxious j awake among those at the post all would
to learn the cause of a delay so much be lost.
Alfonso at once took a final resolu­
out of harmony with all military dis-
cipline. At last tho sergeant who was tion. The patrol marched in an orderly
in command of the picket of execution fashion along the ramparts. The fort of
arrived quite out of breath, and making | Salem had never undergone a siege, and
excited gestures before he was able to | yet, most luckily for him, there existed
speak gave the lieutenant governor to on the eastern side of the fortifications a
understand that tho prisoner had es­ sort of breach, commenced by the sun
and continued by time, the most invin­
caped.
At this news Don Luis regained his cible enemy of all.
The ramparts, formed of earth held
natural color, even went so far as to ut­
ter a sigh of relief and muttered to him • together by bricks, had at this point
slightly fallen away, and, though it
self:
“This Alfonso is not only a good j would have been difficult to climb up
heartud man, but a fellow uf somu in- this way into the citadel from the steep-
telligonce. His escape is an event tho ! ness of the acclivity, still a desperate
most unexpected and the most agreea­ j man might make the attempt of roll­
ble that could have happened. We shall ing down to the bottom at the risk
pass at least a week in looking for him, of breaking his head. On every other
and I hope we shall not find him. Still i side of the fort Alfonso would have
all the more reason for starting in pur­ j lusen obliged to use a thick rope in or-
| der to descend from the ramparts, and
suit of him.
“Comrades,” cried the lieutenant I this was nut the moment to go and try
governor from liis saddle, ’ ’the prison­ Ito get one. As to the gates, they were
er lias for tl.u moment succeeded iu evad­ well guarded, fur Don Luis Vagaert had
ing the rigor of the law. Our duty is to too little to do not to have introduced a
do all in our power to see that Alphouso | very severe discipline into what he
Bacas, who has been condemned by a ; called his army.
At the moment, then, that the patrol
regularly constituted tribunal to be shot,
should be retaken and executed with I arrived at the breach Alfonso, who had
as little delay as possible. We must been lagging behiud, drew close- to tho
therefore set to work at once, and a re­ opening and then let himself roll down
ward of 20 duuros shall be given to any to the bottom of the ramparts. The half
sergeant or private soldier who shall caste and the soldiers with him, hear­
bring him in dead or alive. Forward! ing the noise, feared the approach of
some wild beast and set off running to
March!”
Then, resuming his soliloquy, Dull I the guardhouse, where they called tlie
Luis said to himself: “He must base ' roll, one man missing. There were sev­
got a good start by this time. I might eral opinions on the matter. One said
just as well have offered 100,000 dou- he had seen a jaguar carry him off down
ros. ”
the breach, another declared that it
was an alligator, while a third insisted
CHAPTER II.
that he hud heard the cry of a boa con­
THE WAY OF ESCAPE.
During the night which should have strictor, which resembles nothing so
preceded his execution Alfonso Bacas much us a saw cutting rotten wood.
had received a visit from the parish Anyhow this was sufficient to make the
priest of Salem, who duly performed his soldiers barricade the guardhouse so well
spiritual offices. Then, having been ask­ that not a single soldier was relieved
ed if he desired any sjiecial favor before until daylight.
We can tell what took place after­
going to execution, he begged for a bot­
tle of brandy, which was brought to ward. The escape was discovered at 9
him by permission of the civil and mil­ o’clock. The soldier who was found in
itary authorities—that is to say, of Don the cell sleeping himself sober was con­
Luis. The half of this brandy served to demned to a month’s imprisonment.
fill a gourd which the prisoner had in The half caste guessed well enough what
his cell; the rest he offered to the senti­ had caused the noise at the side of the
nel charged to keep watch over him. breach, but kept his thoughts to him­
The soldier began to make excuses, but self, and it was settled that after the
Alfonso insisted so pleasantly that the siesta—that is to say, at the hour when
other did not know how to refuse with­ the human brain cannot support the
out giving a last insult to a comrade so heat of the equatorial sun—40 or 50
near death.
men should set off with arms and bag­
The sentinel then accepted it through gage and explore the forest, where they
propriety, drunk it through civility ai d would be forced to camp out during the
ended by going to sleep through the ef­ whole of the expedition.
The fugitive, we may as well say at
fects. Bacas lost no time in laying hold
of the helpless man and dragging him once, was a long way off. His volunta­
into his cell. Then he mounted guard ry fall had taken place under most fa­
in his place. This was at 2 o’clock in vorable circumstances. Some brambles,
tall grass and yielding brushwood had
the morning.
Alfonso had scarcely time to take up broken the shock, and although, after
his position when the night patrol was having rolled down for some seconds,
heard coming to relieve guard. The he jieroeived. a depth below him—for he
condemned man struck his forehead in had fallen from a height of several
despair. In exchanging the password he yards—still he had nothing worse to
could not fail to be recognized. Noth­ complain of than some severe bruises.
ing short of a miracle could save him. The dizziness which had arisen from
his giddy descent having passed away,
Flight was impossible, so he waited.
The sergeant who commanded ths pa­ Alfonso rose and directed his steps to
trol was a sort of half caste who had the north. This was not the direction
come, nobody knew why, from the Ar­ he intended to taka afterward, but the
gentine Republic, to which, for reasons village lay to the east of the fort, and
best known to himself, he showed no
t
desire to return. Fortunately this miui
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