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Across the Water
By C N. 6 A. M. WILLIAMSON 0 conrRicrr. io. iy mcClure. rniuirs co.
HE day after I came to
Valley farm was one of
the longest days of my
lire. Not that It wasn't
pleasant, for It was. But
wbeu you Ket up liefoiv
and finish breakfast at 7 It Uooj give
jou a good uiauy hours to do what
jou Ilk with.
I wasn't allowed to help Mrs. Trow
bridge and the girls with their work.
Mr. Brett went - off directly after
breakfast with Mr. Trowbridge and
the two mysterious young men to get In
hay or do something useful and farmy.
so I sat in the maple grove with Vi
vace (who Is a great favorite In the
household) and wrote down all my ex
periences since Chicago. We bad an
enormous dinner at 12, which made me
feel very odd. as I'm oot used to It
But when we were called to "tea." I
knew better than I did yesterday what
I've written home, of coarse. 1
wrote the day after 1 arrived. At
Crst I felt 1 ought to cable, but If I
did they might send at once, and on
second thoughts 1 decided It wasn't
necessary to go to the expense. So I
just wrote to mother to say 1 couldn't
stand It with Mrs. Ess Kay on ac
count of her brother and I'd left sud
denly to Join Sally Woodburn In the
country; where 1 was boarding Quite
close to her. I wrote to Mrs. Ess Kay,
too, and said the same thing, asking
her to kindly send on my boxes.
She sent the boxes by what they call
"express," but didn't answer my let
ter, which rather astonished me, as I
had thought she would scold aDd had
dreaded It But when I told Sally she
wasn't as much surprised as I was.
She knew already everything that hap
pened after I ran away from the
Moorings and told me all about It
which interested me a great deaL Mrs.
Ess Kay had written her some things,
and Mrs. Pltchley (whose maid is an
Intimate friend of Mrs. Ess Kay's
Louise) had supplied all the missing
It seems that the day after the pink
ball Mrs. Ess Kay had one of ber
- headaches and no wonder. Feeling
very Ul. hLip didn't take much Interest
in me and took it for granted when
Louise said I wasn't out of ray room
that' I wanted to sleep till lr '"leon.
Potter had been so furloui that he
thought to punish me for my sins by
sulking. Mrs. Ess Kay did not appear
at luncheon, and Potter went out
somewhere. But when I didn't show
.. myself or even ring, the servants be
jtan to think It odd and spoke to
Louise. She knocked at my door, and
when after rapping several times there
was no answer she opened It to find
the room empty, the bed smooth, my
boxes packed and all Mrs. Ess Kay's
presents to me spread out on a sofa.
By that time it was after 2, and. If
only they had known, I was leaving
the Waldorf-Astoria to take the train
for Chicago with Mr. Brett.
Mrs. Eps Kay was so nervous with
bw headache and the reaction after all
ber work In getting up the great af
fair that when she was told I was no
where to le found she had hysterics
and slapped Louise.
I'otter was Kent for to the Casino and
ime home in a rage. They talked
-things over and made up their minds
that I liiul either caught a ship sailing
for home or else had gone to Chicago
to join Sally. If It hadn't been that
they were afraid of. a scandal coining
-out In some horrid society paper they
would have applied to the police for
tielp, but as it was they didn't dare,
and Potter said he could manage every
' 'A ship really bad sailed that day, so,
.as well as telegraphing to Sally, Pot
ter went to the offices, . then to the
docks, and made all sorts of inquiries.
From what he heard about some peo
pie who had engaged bertha at the
last minute he couldn't he quite sure
I wasn't one of them, having gone un
der an assumed name. To add to the
trouble, no uuswer came from Sally.
Mrs. Halo, accord lug to Instructions,
bad opened tho telegram and, knowing
something of the story from Sally,
wasn't anxious to relieve Mrs. E
Kay's uilud about me In too much of a
hurry. Instead of having th messagu
wired again she inclosed it In an en-"
velope and sent it on to Sally by post,
so there was' another delay, and they
knew nothing for certain until a letter
from Sally and one from me Hrrlved
at about the same time.
Sally's opinion was and Is that Mrs.
Fsd Kay has1 something up her sleeve;
that fahe won't write to me because she
wants to bLow how hurt and scan
dalized she is by my ungracious con
duct, but that Bhe has some Idea for
getting even with me sooner or later.
If she hadn't that to keep her up Bally
thinks ehe couldu't have resisted an
Rawing my letter with a tirade. For
tunately she'eau't claw me away from
the Trowbrldges tnd uuko me marry
Potter even If he would have me now
after all my badness -otherwise sue
wuuld ui-'riiaxis luivu tried . to act et
once. AndnVTVift have me put lit
prison on bread and water and solitary
! confinement, as uo doubt she would
i like to do. Still. I don't feel quit
' easy In my mind alnuit her silence, lext
! Sally may Ih right about some dlsit-
preeab !e plan ahe's hatching.
; I've found out everything about nil
the members of the family at Valley
1 farm now, and I've got acquainted
! with most of the neighbors. The? ah
tli::i wig!:!!!" If they live anywherv
within twelve or fifteen ml lea.
Mr. Trowbridge, although a fartm-r
who works In his own fields. Is an
"honorable." I was surprised when I
heard that, as I dldu't suppose people
bad titles In America. But he's a sen
ator or something In his own state
which Is very Important, so he Is
railed 'honorable" officially and on let
ters, as one is at home If that's all
one can scrape up by way of a cour
The two young men who come In to
cat with ns, but are never seen about
the house at any other time, are "farm
h-inds." though they are not treated at
nil like servants, and Mr. Trowbridge
lends them the newest books and mag
azines (of which be has quantities) to
read In the evening.
It Is very strange about Patty and
Ide. Though Patty Is so quiet. almoet
meek In her ways, and dresses so
plainly and is quite contented to work
In the hot kitchen, cooking and wash
ing dishes. It turns out that she Is a
very rich girl, or will be. She Is an
orphan, and ber grandfather, although
a farmer, has more than a million dol
lars (which sounds tremendous, hut
wouldn't be as Impressive. I supose.
If one did It In pounds), and when he
dies, as be must before long, as he Is
very old. Patty will have all his money
Young people get on his nerves, so
Patty lives with the Trowbridge, who
are friends of his, and helps Mrs
Trowbridge with her work.
Ide really is a sort of servant but
she would go away instantly If any
body called her that and she is so
afraid some one may think she Is In
ferior to the others In the house be
cause she Is paid wages for ber woik
that she ' does ber hair elaborately.
wears smarter dresses than the rest
and puts herself rather forward with
strangers so as to Impress them. She
wouldn't even like to be called a
"help," but says that she "obliges"
Mrs. Trowbridge, and she wouldn't
stop long enough to, draw another
breath If she were not treated better
if anything than Patty.
After "tea" we drove to the Empori
um at Hermann's Corners. The Em
porium Is always open till half past
9. and there was going to tie an
"Ice cream festival" there that night.
I didn't know what an Ice cream fes
tival meant but Mr. Trowbridge said
should see for myself, and It would
probably be different from anything I
had yet experienced.- Mr. Trowbridge
and Mr. Brett and I all drove In the
buggy. It was rather a squeeze In
one seat but It was fun. and we were
very merry, i ; - ,
The rest all squashed Into a big
wagon and sat on the bay. I would
have gone In that way. too, but Mr.
Trowbridge wanted me to try his
horse, and we could bear the others
laughing every minute as they came
jolting on behind us.
It was about seven miles to Her
mann's Corners, and after a lovely
drive through charming, peaceful coun
try we arrived just as it was begin
ning to be dusk.
I couldn't have imagined such a
place as the Emporium, and when I
was in the thick of It 1 said to myself
that it would be worth one's while com
ing over to the States Just to visit It.
if nothing else. If I had to choose lie
tween I believe I'd rather see it than
Niagara falls, for one knows Niagara
falls from blographs and things, nnd
nothing short of actually seeing could
give one the slightest Idea of Mr. Whit
Walker and his Emporium.
My first impression of , the Kmiiorluoi
was a huge, rambling wooden build
ing rather like a vast bain, with a
dozen smaller barns tacked on to It
and windows let in, Jt Is painted pea
green and has a rough veranda run
ning partly around It a high veranda
with no steps, or, if any. at such lung
intervals that you must search for
them. But as there's uo pavement we
Just scrambled out of the buggy and
cart on to the veranda, and there we,
were landed among the most extraor-.
dlnary collection of things I ever
dreamed of." The stock In the Empori-1
urn having overflowed from the Inside !
on to the veranda, we stumbled about'
among boxes of eggs, sewing machines,
crates of dishes, garden tools, brooms,
rockl'iir 'ball's, perambulators, boots,
'canned" fruit hildren's toys, lug
gage, green vegetables, ice cream freez
ers, bales of calico, men's suits, piled
up books, clotheslines and thousand
Just as we threaded oui way through,
the groups of young men, who looked
at us a good deal, people were lighting
th gas, lu the Emporium. It was In
candescent and blazed up suddenly
with a fierce light as If Jt were a vol
cano having an eruption All the wo
men Inside (there' was quite a crowd
of them, bareheaded or In perfectly
fasciiiaUng frjlli'd. sunbonnetai shrieked
end' r6en cycled. A raJrT who vn
surrounded by girls said something we
couldn't hear which mad everybody
laugh, and Mr. Trowbridge exclaimed:
. "That's Whit, sure, holding conrt
IVtntdn't be anybody else."
"And I guess that's the honorable.
said the vtfi-e we had heard such a
nice voice: It was enough to make yon
Inngh with pleasure Just fo hear It
and the head we could see towertnr
over the minhonnor began to wove to.
ward ns The girls edged away (rood
naturedly, and there was a man almost
as fine looking as Mr. Brett siuIIIm
at ua and holding out his big hand.
Everything was big about hliu lib
voice, his brown throat, his shoulders
and bis good white smile, shining with
kindness and two rows of perfect
teeth; his nature, too. ns you coulj see
by his beaming, humoruus fray eye
and the generous dimple In hit square
"Whit, this is the little English lady
ship I've told you about who's staying
over at our house." snld Mr. Trow
bridge. So we were Introduced, and
the great Whit shook my hand with a
vigorous magnetism which made me
feci I would like to clap and give him
Tie Is the scrt of man 1 should try
t-y make president of the rnlted State
If I were an American, and I'm sure
he would ret lots of votes from his
part of the country If he were nominated.
"I'm real pleased to meet you." said
he. "and I'm honored to have you visit
my store. Say. I guess some of our
American lending ladles will have to
get a hustle on If they want to save
themselves now you're over here. I
didn't know they made 'em like that
on your side. I tell you what It Is.
honorable. I won't have much use for
some of our fellows if they let her go
back, eh? Now. ma'am, you Just tell
me what handle I'm to put to your
name, but I think I'll call you prin
cess." "Then I'll call you prince."
Accompanied by Mr. Walker and
Patty, whom he chose as the compan
ion of our explorations, we went up
atalrs and downstairs and left no cor
ner of the Emporium unvlslted.
"Aren't you afraid to leave so many
things outside on the veranda?" I ask
ed. "Suppose they should be stolen?"
The great man only laughed, but a
lanky customer who overheard drawled
"What steal from Whit Walker of
Ilermann'a Corners! Waal, I guess
the skunk mean enough to do that
would get himself lynched by every
decent chap in this darned county."
"I've got one friend, you see, prin
cess," chuckled my king of the Empo
rium. , .
"You've got two," said I.
"Well, now, that's mighty pretty of
you. Bay, do you mean it honor
"Honor bright," 1 repeated.
"Then I wonder if I might ask a Ut
ile favor of you?"
"Of course. What U Jt?"
"I'll tell you before we part But
come on down now, girls. I want you
should both choose a present to take
home." , . . ,
By this time the "Ice cream festival"
was beginning. It was held In a va
cant lot behind the Emporium, and a
canvas awning had been put up ver
two or, three dozen bare tables, on the
grass. Several - employees' of the
"store," extra hands perhaps, were
kept frantically busy ladling out'.frou?
huge freezers into earthenware saucer
big slabs of frozen custard. All the
gallant young beaux of the neighbor
hood "treated" the girls they wished
to favor and spent' 10 cents a snui-er
for the "Ice cream," with a big sugared
"cooky" thrown In. The great Whit
himself invited me to alt down wttlk
him. So Mr. Brett, who had been com
ing up. to ask Patty and me both, per
haps, whisked Patty away, leaving: me
to Mr. Walker.
'"Sow TJ1 tuJIJ-ou ttjat favor I want"
sald.be. "f6ope jou won't think. I'm
presuming too" much" on a short ae-'
qalntahce. but Iff a' mighty Impor
tant thing for me. 'It's about that lit
tle gal over there." '
"Patty?" I asked.
He nodded. ,..
"Nooody else. There ain't anybody
lse, so far as I'm concerned, meaning
no disrespect to you, princess. My old
friend the honorable says she Just
worships you and would lie down and
lot you walk over her if you wanted."
"I didn't know," 1 said. -"Well,
It's gospel truth, 1 guess, and
t don't blame her. Jf you"
"She has been sweet to me," I Inter
"It's Just like that pretty., quiet lit
tle thing," said Mr. Waker. . "I wish
she'd be that sweet to mo, . I want her
mighty bad to have me, princess, but
she's read novels, ' I guess, and any
how, she doesn't think I'm romantic
enough. I was always kind of afraid
there was somebody else,' Now, I
shouldn't wonder If It ain't that good
looking young cousin of the Trow
bridges. Couldn't you find out for roe,
as she thinks1 such a lot of you? And
if she hasn't got her heart too much
set ou anybody else, could you try to
use your Influence for pie?"
"You can dvpeud on mo, to do my
"hst." I said. Itut I didn't feel amused
and full of fun any more as I looked
over at Patty and Mr. Brett. If she
admires lilm-and how could she help
ttT-there'a no reason why ha shouldn't
admire her when one comes to think
f It She Is pretty and sweet, a per
fect little lady and an heiress.
THE HART TEST.
Invention to Dttirmin the Percentage
of Catsin In Milk.
Palrymcu In many sections are Inter
ested In the uew Hart test for casein
In milk. Dr. U. It. Hart, the originator
of the casein test, like Ir. bibcock. In
ventor of the IbitxiH-k test. Is connect
ed with the University of VImiiIu.
Like lr. Uahcock also, ho received
some of his training lu New York, hav
ing; liecn connected with the (leneva
The test for the percentage of casein
which he has Invented Is operated on
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u plan very similar to the I'lilx-nck. In
Vrlef. It rotolsts of the pret-lplMtloii of
the caseiu by dilute acetic acid, tre.it
iiient with chloroform to dissolve the
fat. an I the separation of the casein
from the mixture y eeutrlfugal force
I'n' ike the fat, the caseiu Is heavier
fiau the rest of the solution, and ac
cordingly the bottles used In testing
are of quite different tyie.
This test Is by no menus so simple
as the IlaU-ock. Country Centleman
says Jt Is better adapted to use lu the
laboratory than In the dairy and that
It Is doubtful If It will prove of much
direct usefulness to the dairy farmer.
To some the test appears Important
In the possibility which It offers o the
development of dairy herds for the
specific purpose of producing milk rich
In casein for the manufacture or
Useful Instrument For Dairymen.
A small silver, nickel plated or bard
rubber tube la sometimes nsed to draw
the milk from a sore teat and la a
useful instrument to have on the dairy
farm. It ia simply Inserted into the
milk channel, when most of the milk
will run oot without any aqueeslns or
sucking. But It should lie used wltb
great care, so aa not to Injure the teat.
The colt should have nore than a
passing acquaintance wltb the saddle
and bridle at six months ef age.
Curing a Pullnr.
It is claimed by one who has tried
It that a driving horse that pulls ou
the bit can be cured by fastening a
small ring on each side ef the bridle
and, as near the brow batr iu possible.
Paaa the tines through ait rings and
snap them Into the rings- at the brow
band. This, with a common Jointed
!U. will enabled a cbDd to hold a
"poller," or hard moutUsd horse, with
ease under almost all circumstances.
It can be used on a. fust horse In.
double team or on both, as desired.
It la cheap and easily applied, and it
won't make the mouth) sore.'
Indications of Dissasa.
An Irregular pulse- in a horse la a
strong symptom of grave disease, , In a
healthy horse the eulse beats thirty
two to tbirty-eigh per udnule,, but
forty-eight per minute may not da
note disease In socne boraea. To take
the pulse place the- finger of the right
band across the artery below the Jaws,
holding tbe watctj In the- left handt. and
Count the beats;', A rise. of temperature
above 100 degrees denotes that some
thing la wrung. To take tbe tempera
ture use a thermometer.. By practice
a high temperature- can be easily de
tected by -inserting the baud la the
mouth of the animal. Cold tegs and
cold ears and cold sweat are bad symp
toms. Difficult and quick , breathing
Indicate lung trouble, and snoring la
caused by disease of the brain. A
rough coat is a lxd symptom, denot
ing indigestion. Fever In a horse ia
Indicated by dullness, a quick pulse,
high temperature, extended and in
flamed nostrils and usually great de
sire for water.
Don't Bo a Morbid Girt
When people have real trouble to
contond with they do not sit down and
analyze their emotions and remember
whether this person or that person
looked to the right or to tho left when
thc spoke to them and exactly what
the tones of their volco and tho eleva
tlon of their eyebrows meant, as the
morbid girl doos.
. Morbidness -should bo Accounted a
wicked demon that can b driven, out.
SIX SHOTS IN FOUR SECONDS
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