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TO-PAY. TO-PAY. TO-PAY. J -JL -JL JLJLJLJ vu JLXM -V -V JL J.M IL JI JCjNl jLJL&JiLUjo THE EKQUJKE NNATI, 6UNDAT, MABOH 14, 190& COLOR SBCTIOW - ' m n tfr rn yA i in ! i '-.--v-n. '-.--v-n. '-.--v-n. '-.--v-n. '-.--v-n. '-.--v-n. '-.--v-n. '-.--v-n. I iff. " I: c. Ti." I. ' f 1 ? f -: -: 1 lt-it-' lt-it-' lt-it-' lt-it-' lt-it-' F..... Aft-.: Aft-.: Aft-.: ft : yiit i-'ormos i-'ormos i-'ormos Chii.h. just x . . At the ' I" " ' ' 7" . : tri': -n -n v. n -!r. -!r. : tr-t. tr-t. tr-t. ." ; Kr.;'r- Kr.;'r- ; r. '. ri; . S,-l-rri S,-l-rri S,-l-rri S,-l-rri S,-l-rri c or. t! a' that at ! !.-. !.-. !.-. or-i-M-.-W-s or-i-M-.-W-s or-i-M-.-W-s or-i-M-.-W-s or-i-M-.-W-s or-i-M-.-W-s or-i-M-.-W-s or-i-M-.-W-s or-i-M-.-W-s or-i-M-.-W-s or-i-M-.-W-s et.-l et.-l et.-l c- c- I!.' : V.. ' tt- tt- ' . It 1 iU f.:i UM It pa;r- pa;r- leet lo th'.f ?. : V TBI I-"r.-.:.k I-"r.-.:.k I-"r.-.:.k I-"r.-.:.k I-"r.-.:.k ;. CarpnuT I i ::. Febr uary L'O, 1008. . -,j -,j what the Japanese 'imnsa. Uncle Sam is 1 1:. that Island; and regcnily sent a com-I. com-I. com-I. j.,artment to go hjtn with a view to j ',lu i in managing the loaa at the about flv3 i 'r.:'i;jiih"S came to us. r. in t!.? throes of rebel- rebel- kil tyon as about tho ; : -..pcrty -..pcrty in the far East. . . Imm-ii Imm-ii Imm-ii '.fTi red to Franco .: an.i refused. Its inhab-.-;'.! inhab-.-;'.! inhab-.-;'.! inhab-.-;'.! inhab-.-;'.! to lie only pirates and .: is. mixed with the low-. low-. low-. ... rr. m.king Chinese, and it :. to an extreme, ii was, n ;. .i worse condition than the , : we took hold of them. . ! us ceded to the Japanese -. -. -C.r:':: -C.r:':: their way from one end of . r to conquer It, and they kept 'e'-'-t! 'e'-'-t! 'e'-'-t! 'e'-'-t! 'e'-'-t! lihmcnt there for five or i- i- ttrne they began to make im-u:. im-u:. im-u:. ! to reorganize the country. ! w is i ut under a civil admlnls- admlnls- n :.;s than two years after Its i.: .: mw at the end of thlr-I: thlr-I: thlr-I: if a HxeJ part of the Japanese .-.'; .-.'; .-.'; i own financial expenses living along the lines of : . it' ti. In these letters of mine s of Asia It Is thus fitting i r.- r.- should be written on the t '. Formosa. t . te'.t you how this nation of .1 f . m'.harbarlans ha been qulck- qulck- , : l-m l-m l-m life I called this morning .. h: r : -. -. t - - 1 Goto at his official resl-S::mbashl resl-S::mbashl resl-S::mbashl Railroad Station Hari.n Guto is now one of f the Kmpcror. He Is the Mln-.Miuuti'.'-atlons. Mln-.Miuuti'.'-atlons. Mln-.Miuuti'.'-atlons. Mln-.Miuuti'.'-atlons. Mln-.Miuuti'.'-atlons. and as such has ' u l .iii s, telegraphs, shipping s, ; .o.-tatlon .o.-tatlon .o.-tatlon problems of Japan. .. r V years since he was made . . T .r of Formosa, and It wa :.. ;.::n that the lstand nas been . .. inelently reorganized and i:. ! llo was for almost 10 years In ,,' flopment, and no one can .J-.r .J-.r .J-.r ;n ti Its present situation and The Province of Taiwan. K , r c.nversatlon Baron Goto , r.-'.ief r.-'.ief r.-'.ief map of the Island and ',. ..i tt lo before us. This was ot ,." - . It was. I Judce, about four ; v. t-n t-n t-n Inches wide and about two ; .i.-curately .i.-curately .i.-curately represented all the l is of the country, Including Its ,,,, nnd roads. Baron Goto I fVif it the r.a-'es r.a-'es r.a-'es as ne laiiwtu - leas r.-.i..y r.-.i..y r.-.i..y v. - .i. .13 n-t n-t n-t f..r t C'l ! ttx.''.: Utt'e la'i;-lr.g la'i;-lr.g la'i;-lr.g the . :l of the ! i: ccjr.t.itt -lit -lit .T.t t:h. r v: Ptke I', r.. : "Th- "Th- tont,-s tont,-s tont,-s .' : -tUt-tr..- -tUt-tr..- -tUt-tr..- -tUt-tr..- -tUt-tr..- ; Tt.P "A l :tf - c; h .i : ty .. s tTMt i': ! par's bulk '. : th.u t - We ! i. tanit. v .'. t. th- th- ' ; the I.-: I.-: I.-: . I w'.ie f. C3t a. Tcry I..,; have r.:! the : ho .-. .-. .-. :. toy l:e: Pjt:.l ef a earn- earn- i trij c Islar. ! er.l ..f U.t taking a trip through For- For- Ultnd Taiwan. Tou see it fr-.m fr-.m fr-.m tho rhillpplnes, and we are .!-....- .!-....- .!-....- .!-....- of yours. The Island U h'r.g and It has an area a t than Kenmark. This half, fao-t. fao-t. fao-t. !s ery mountainous. Many .s are steep and some of the ..! higher than any In Japan. r,-.a:i:a. r,-.a:i:a. r,-.a:i:a. which "you see here. Is m l'ut! It Is about equal to K nr J there are other peaks of ; i more. :-.t.iinous :-.t.iinous :-.t.iinous regions are the n age aborlelnf- aborlelnf- It U here ; known as head hunters live. t at of the island, composing v t:-:1r. t:-:1r. t:-:1r. one third of It. consists - ' r. ; tains. These are Inhabited hi: .1 of people who came over Th.-v Th.-v Th.-v constitute the civilized e 'l and contain the great - j;-- j;-- j;-- -.i.itlon. -.i.itlon. It is among thorn t f .--:r .--:r .--:r .--:r work Is being done. ; : t,-.-t t,-.-t t,-.-t t,-.-t t,-.-t these people from the . v. - have a line of police guard-. guard-. guard-. ph'prs from one end of : : other. They are aided by s ! . which the savages are ! t - b- b- - There are guardhouses '. v. !'. or so. and several thou-: thou-: thou-: is. a:. always on duty. They j- j- : t :. patrol the line between i iiallenglng all savages a-:-. a-:-. a-:-. a-:-. a-:-. i here near. If they do not .' t " E;;j Railway Scheme. he rr. ..del. Baron Goto spoke ;.n position which may be '. :tnre. Said ne: at we have built a rall-!-. rall-!-. rall-!-. rall-!-. rall-!-. the western part of the tth and south from one ;her That was completed i branches It has about VAVX 7 O h I I 'WiM ' I I Ill l ' , II ' 111 I ' I I . vmnn and I 280 miles of track, and It goes right through the most thickly populated part of the country. country. It Is now run by steam; but the water supply Is such that I believe we shall be able at some time to move all tho cars by electricity. I made a study of that problem while -1 -1 was Civil Governor of Formosa, and I find that we can put dams here and there In the mountains and make reservoirs which will give us a constant' fall all the year round sufficient to generate electricity for thfroad and at the same time not affect the lrrlaratlon of the country below." 'Tell me something about the ratlroadsj Tour Excellency." "When we took possession of the Island we found a little road C2 miles long running from Kelung to Shlnchlku. It was In bad condition and the route selected was so Inconvenient Inconvenient that we planned out this line running from one end of the island to the other. We began work at both ends and pushed forward night and day in order to complete It at the earliest possible time. In places we employed light railways temporarily, temporarily, using Chinese coolies to push the cars. Some parts of the road were vtry difficult to construct. We had to carry the track across the valleys on bridges, and to make some very long tunnels, but -we -we kept at It and the road la now complete. It was our original intention to take 10 years to build the road, but it has been -done -done in much less than that." "What did the road cost?" "In the neighborhood of $14,000,000 or $15,000,000. We shall build branch roads here and there and shall open up the whole of the settled part of the Island through railways." "What other improvements have you madeT" . .. , "A great many. We are practically making making a new island of Taiwan," said Dr. Goto. "And. what Is more, we are now miking the-Island the-Island the-Island pay Its own expenses, and It will In time pay for all its Improvements. We are putting roads everywhere. We have Introduced postofflccs Into all the 1SU6 there were oniy p.ui era around the coast of the ls'.and and regular regular connections with Fuchan. Amoy, Swatow and Hongkong. As a result of the good steamship communication and cur Improvements In the Island the commerce with Japan Is steadily Increasing, and a large proportlon.of the foreign goods comes from here. The imports of the island now amount to In the neihgborhood of SO.000.OCO yen and the exports are considerably more than that. More than one half of the imports imports come from Japan, and more than half cf the exports go there." "Is Formrsa a rich Island?" "Yes " replied Baron Goto. "It has much Armai In . - m Asa miM h bouenc wcere puwst. . .- .- .T "..,: . . . I. .,. lars-a lars-a lars-a cross in,,., am now C00 or TOU. adoui ij,wj,vj cii-eucLt cii-eucLt cii-eucLt - , - - er, Z Tcard, and about 3.000.000 of tea. rice, sugar and hemp Atoojt .ny-tal .ny-tal .ny-tal nackas-es nackas-es nackas-es bo through the malls thing that will grow In the Phtrpplo every ? W, h. lr order offices j islands wlii grow there. Sugar Is proving nT nosfal savings bankV-wlth bankV-wlth bankV-wlth tens of ! especially valuable. Some time ago tha Gov-thousand Gov-thousand Gov-thousand of " dVStort, W. have some-lament some-lament some-lament imported seven American mills tWng Hke 2 000 miles of telegraph wire and cru8h th. cane and a number f new maa- maa- every year. ' " - . . - . . , V.. tV Our telegraph receipts are sugar nas on . . anil nn1 it I ei HLI11 LIIO mv m-avsw m-avsw m-avsw tTeyTaprntTo W. . yU?d U nowlfrom 20.000 to 40.000 pound, have a gopd Miplm; to p.e the Lhr-thr-tereeDVbne Lhr-thr-tereeDVbne Lhr-thr-tereeDVbne Lhr-thr-tereeDVbne Lhr-thr-tereeDVbne "c.U. T -to -to h. producTln uant.ty.ndo.u-.ty. uant.ty.ndo.u-.ty. uant.ty.ndo.u-.ty. The peo-i peo-i peo-i Sapbr lmestrTcUrwhTch iTOrS-o'rdirine, iTOrS-o'rdirine, iTOrS-o'rdirine, have not been extended." , u, - the , , ''' Sugar, juct "How about your connections with Japan and GhlnaT" . t "They are very good. The Osaka Shosen Kalsha has three or four steamers a month via Mojl. The passage takes about four days. There is a regular eri the American mantel. ' is known as Oolong, ii w-America w-America w-America In 186T. when It was worth more than SI a pound. The annual- annual- exports now amount to about 11.000.000 pounds, of which Oo'.ong constitutes about one third of toe whole I understand the tea U very popu- popu- V V- V- h i KINDNESS Bv Ella Wheeler Wilcox. . . L....r. made to. These children consider the over-check over-check over-check !f:h-an-Journal-Bxamln.r.1 !f:h-an-Journal-Bxamln.r.1 !f:h-an-Journal-Bxamln.r.1 !f:h-an-Journal-Bxamln.r.1 !f:h-an-Journal-Bxamln.r.1 !f:h-an-Journal-Bxamln.r.1 !f:h-an-Journal-Bxamln.r.1 t tf. -r.:. -r.:. Ctarj . r r;h The chrac--r chrac--r chrac--r chrac--r U- U- -S -S The T j asked me why I talk i-r i-r i-r th- th- necessity for kindness i s than 1 do of the neces-r neces-r neces-r kin iness to children and :r. exjilanation: . s b In layers, like the r T:rst foundation of a noble k -vit -vit ess All other virtues - hke houses built upon the tf k::ijnc'ss Is not at the 1 " ! : J;.eS3-' J;.eS3-' J;.eS3-' has become almost s tss ! l.i.saDollcatlon. Ti'-sanis Ti'-sanis Ti'-sanis ,f i--:ristlan i--:ristlan i--:ristlan i--:ristlan people believe T.5e:iej 13 -Ur! -Ur! a-, a-, a-, ay de,-in de,-in de,-in tmii 1..;-y 1..;-y 1..;-y Th.,. rra. 5 ao r.. t now kh. Jness Includes an understand- understand- "i or the when they give money '.:.!.. t'ons and speak to, those it.fe: tors !th condescending : e: chilJren to be "kind." but lv. ..t". to the unfnldinflr tounf every child living to-day to-day to-day m.de M not taught reaJUe this e of repobnt, and to y .nlmal. feel sympathy, protection and love tor the that It me. education- education- . a .loir omen- omen- - helpless animais, . uld nelpie .... -".'.,,,, -".'.,,,, nt the ! called- called- Christian leaves the porxion or nlles. humans, more whcr. klndness dwell, wholly unde- unde- lo the ,ak tt e;:-t e;:-t e;:-t ...j.-, ...j.-, ...j.-, . . defortnel, t waa responsibility th. strong V e r-bust r-bust r-bust to the alUng, ihe poor, the complete to i speech-endowed speech-endowed speech-endowed to the .- .- X -l -l srth WO' sorrow, sunenna vanish In one generation. The Idea of "kindness" has been talked In an abstract manner from the pulpits of th. world for centuries. The word has -xown -xown inane, like "broth.rly love" and "Christianity." Children hear kindness urged at Sunday .chool s.nd public schools, yet they go out upon th. street and teaxe and ridicule sots wretched beggar or forlorn Poller or tramp, and they "set" th. dog on th. tan of th. cat and laugh at the reeutt. These same children of Chrlsiiaa parents, pupils of Christian teachers and saobert of Christian churches, driva bahlnd horse, wltn docked tails and are not taught to know that the docking process, 1. rstn-Uon rstn-Uon rstn-Uon of a portion of the anlmaT. spinal column, column, and that Jn. poor beast has baen prived of his mean, of defena. against ln-secta. ln-secta. ln-secta. veloped. The child who has no sense of duty toward an animal has a leas active sens, of duty toward a fellow being. It Is because I know the Importance of a solid foundation for any structure which we hop. will last that I sc constantly ad-rocm ad-rocm ad-rocm laying th. mason work f kindness to animals as th. starting point for a useful cliAT&ctcr. " I do not believe any little girl, how.ver rnrf..ti In her environment- environment- will grow into a eareleaa, wnkrvtag or cruel another If she Is taught to lore, protect and care for the birds, eats, aogs ana none w. .v mmmm toward wosaanhood. t t k.ilM the bor who is awakened to a knowledge mt him rssponlhUlty toward animals -will -will grow up t tease or erlpplea r tramps or mlsus. It Is an exeeDeat thins; for the world-at world-at world-at large that so many formed orerywhere to adults tn Madness, T dot! the better. ... , s are being te ebll' of thesw ae- ae- lar In America, and that its sale there might b. still greatly Increased." - "How about the camphor monopoly? I understand that Japan supplies .the world with that drug." -That -That Is true, and It Is also true mat most of th. supply comes from' Formosa, Within the past year or so camphor forests forests have been discovered in China, and there la a prospect of competition rrom that country. At present we have a mo-nonolr mo-nonolr mo-nonolr of the worlds trade, and the Gov ernment has control of the manufacture and sale in order to protect the industry. When we took possession ot tne isiana we found the camphor business In a precarious state. No efforts were made to spare the trees, and the crudest methods were employed employed In the manufacture. Now factories have been established in Formosa ana Japan, and the most of tn. proauci goes abroad, either direct or through Japanese porta. It used to go by way of Hongkong." "How much camphor does the world use in a yearr " "About 8,000.000 pAmds. Our revenue from tt amount to In th. neighborhood of $3,500,000 a rear. We restrict th. production production according- according- to the demand, and are thus enabled to keep up the price. The camphor trees of Formosa are said to cover aa area of anaay square miles, and we probably have enough to supply all that th. world will need tor a century to come." The conversation here turned to the optani question. The Japanese do not allow optuua to be moed anywhere except as rvrmonL Mobs Is smoked la Jspan proper and the authorities believe that they have adopted a policy which will eveataally wipe out the practice m Toraaosa- Toraaosa- This - policy was largely originated by Baron Goto, who la noted as a physician and as a sanitary aelenthst as well as a at s teaman.. Said net -I -I 1 had much to de with opium pa Uenta prior to my going -to -to Formosa, and for as long as three years or fined up to 3.000 yen. As It Is now. the Government imports and manufactures all the opium used. The list of smokers Is gradually de creasing ry deaths, and tn time we hope to entirely abolish the evil." CMxuse of Formosa. "Do you think that Chaia can abolish Its opium evil by its recent prcmo.iory liwaf" "No. It is an Impossibility. Tou cau have no Idea of the extent to , which opium Is used In some parts of China. When we took possession of Formosa there were b9 native and foreign Arms engaged In Im porting the drag. There were 60 or 70 dif ferent medicines containing opium which .... t . . 1 V. K . .V. van mhw w . . i . , . n n i mnAoimiii. : uiv wvviv vwue... . . . . to successfully prohibit the opium smoking, and opium was used by all nrsc tne quiuwm &avucu ' j among- among- those who had been addicted to the habit for years. Indeed, tt Is almost impossible impossible to stop the us. of th. drug erven when the man himself Is anxious to do so. The only way to handle the situation. It seemed to. me, was to have a registered list of those addicted to the practice and to have a certain amount of opium sold through th. Government to them by licensed officials. It la a crime to sell opium to those who are not so registered, and against the law for any on. to Import or manufacture it. AH this business IS a government monopoly and Infringement of th. law subjects one. t. a On. not exceeding 6.000 yen, or to Imprisonment Imprisonment with hard labor up to Ore ysnra. The Government grants special licenses lo habitual smokers, and any ons who smoke's without a license la liable to be Imprisoned hlbltlon. but I - objected to that on tne grounds that It would be Injurious to the people to suddenly stop the smoking and that such a prohibition could not be en forced. The result was our present poucy. "Olve me some Idea of the Chinee of Formosa. What kind of people are they, and now big a proportion of the population population T "They form the most of the Inhabitants. There are something like 3,000.000 of them, and only a few thousand savages.- savages.- The Chinese own all th. cultivated lands. They populate both town and country and they are the real working part of the Island. They are mostly farmers, over 2,000,000 of them being engaged In agriculture. There are about 200.000 merchants and 80.000 fish ermen. The laborers number something like 300,000, snd those engaged la manufacture manufacture about 00,000. "Have you many Japanese V "We have fifty thousand or so." "What are you doing to educate the people?" people?" , "We are establishing schools and trying to make the use of the Japanese language prevalent throughout the Island. We hav. a central language school at Taipeh In order order to teach Japanese to the natives and the native languages to the Japanese. This school has a normal branch which Is train ing Japanese teaehess for the native primary primary schools. Jt has a language branch, where students are trained for the civil service. We haye railway and telegraph sections. sections. We have also some schools for Jsp-anese Jsp-anese Jsp-anese children and some for native girls. We have established primary schools for native children all over the island, and they are largely attended." What Formosa Costa Japan. "Is Japan spending much money on Formosa?" Formosa?" "Not now," replied Baron Goto. "The Island Is self-supporting. self-supporting. self-supporting. It Is not only paying paying all of Its running expenses, but it has a surplus every year which we can devote to public improvement. We Intend to develop the island as much as we can and to spend in Formosa the taxes collected there, in addition to what I have mentioned we have already established a system of lighthouses about the coasts, we have Improved th. principal harbors, have dug sewers snd canals in the chief clUes, and have established established 11 hospitals and schools for training native physicians. The dredging of the Kelung harbor alone cost $1,000,000, and we have other works under way and in contemplation contemplation which require large expenditures. expenditures. Altogether the Island is materially Improving under our management." As 1 close this Interview I see a statement In the Talyo. a Japanese newspaper, mad. by Mr. Imal. one of the chief Formosan officials, officials, concerning the head hunters. He says that the aborigines have about half the land and that they number 100.000. There are nine tribes of them, divided ap Into thousands of - clans or families, each of which Is independent. The most vicious of the tribes Is the Atayal. This tribe still practices head hunting. Its members sally forth upon the people of the lowlands whenever they can break through the lis and bring back a head or so. Mr. Imal says that they use the human head as a sacrificial offering at the time of sowing millet, and that In marriage the would-be would-be would-be bride seeks the man who has taken the most beads. Indeed, the possession possession of human beads means influence, wealth and authority, for the owner. This man says that the savages do not like tls. Chinese, and that head hunting custom originated originated largely because the Chinese have overrun the Island and taken the best land a The savages were glad to see the Japanese come In, and some of the tribes are quite docile. Schools have been -established -established among them and men from certain tribes have lted Japan. Altogether. It Is doubtful whether Japan has lost more men In handling her savsgee) than we have lost with ours at the Philippines. Philippines. Since 1S00 there have been 14 big fights snd several thousand skirmishes. In these 282 Japanese and about 3.000 friendly Formosans have been killed, while about ti 000. 000 has been spent In defending th. boundary line. This line runs along tn. third mountain range, and there are five or six men In each guardhouse. The house, were formerly roofed with thatch, but(e savages set them on fire with burning arrows, arrows, and tuey are now covered with sod. The aborigines have firearms and are excellent excellent shots. They are becoming more and more quiet, and It hi believed that they will eventually be civilised. Fbank O. CAarajrTsm. The Adventures of Roderick Random. Continued, from Page , Color Section. ,.. kf Btrnn burst Into t cried: "What win become of you? 1 can earn a comfortable subsistence anywhere as a barber, but you cannot stoop f " Strap's anxious question about his master's master's future waa answered next day when he was arrested-for arrested-for arrested-for debt and locked up la th. Marsbalsea. It seemed now to Roderick Roderick Random, cast-off cast-off cast-off child, surgeon's assistant, assistant, footman, private soldier and gentleman, gentleman, that fat. had written "finis" to hla enorts and that a dark conclusion had com. to all his ambitions and to th. pure and sweet dream of his love that had Drought htm hack to manhood and character character only to vanish In misery. But fate that had langhed in Tils face so often when he thought nunself about to grasp fortune now laughed at him again, but la a more kindly humor. Just as ha wss resigning himself to disgrace and wretch- wretch- ayast. brother!" cried a great hearty voice one day. end Roderick Random, nn-ahaven. nn-ahaven. nn-ahaven. unwashed, hopeless, turned to see his uncle. Tom Bowling. ; The sailor's story soon waa told. He had obtained command of a privateer and bad been lucky enough to take a merchant ship laden with an enormously valuable cargo of Indigo and He had only waited to make sure It prise money before he hastened to RndarickTs asslstsnce. .-cTmxrr .-cTmxrr .-cTmxrr as he hd paid the debts and freed hi nephew, th. open-handed open-handed open-handed sailor told him that he had ODtmn ea an mrm vessel with which he waa going to the slave coast. He arranged to let Roderick have two. thousand pounds to Invest In trade stuff, while h. lent two hundred pounds to Strap for the same purpose. Roderick had time enough to ride Into Sussex and bid a secret farewell to Nsr-clssa Nsr-clssa Nsr-clssa before be ventured to sea again bound on another boat with fortune. It ssi a as If she had become tired of tantalising him. for where tn hla previous attempts m the world he bad been surfeited surfeited with adventure Instead of gold, now he never had an adventure, while everything everything that Jie and Tom Bowling touched turned, itself Into wealth. - la less than aix months they nad disposed disposed of their entire cargo of trade stuff In exchange for gold dust an exchange that more than quadrupled their toveat-aeat toveat-aeat toveat-aeat The gold dust wsa exchanged for 400 auvea. whom they- they- took t South America without trouble and sold for a sum five times over the cost- cost- This one Toysge thus enriched "all concerned, concerned, and Roderick Random looked forward forward with eagerness to his return to England, England, where now there would be no obstacle obstacle to his marriags with Xandssn, But fortune had not yet done with nlm. WhUe he and his uncle were being entertained entertained at Buenos Ayree they were Introduced Introduced to a tall man of remarks b)y fine race waa ssooaiw reserve and gravity that attracted inenr notice at once. Bo soon ss he heard Roderick Roderick Rondom's name he started and asked if his mother's name was Charlotte Bowling. Bowling. Tom Bpw ling rushed at him, seised him by the hand and cried: "Brother Random Random r" . It was. Indeed, Roderick's fsther. After the first Joy of th. dtsoovery had subsided subsided he explained that when he fled from England, heartbroken, he had deemed the child dead, as well as the mother. Having Having no reason to communicate again with his heartless father, he traveled about the world aimlessly till at last he reached South America, where he gained s fortune. Don Rodrlgo. as he was knows in Haines ayres hastened to convert all his estate bxto cash, realising 40.000. Together they started for England, where they arrived after so fair a passage that tt seemed aa If fortune Intended never to desert Roderick Roderick Random again. And she never did. He married his Ner-daca Ner-daca Ner-daca and retired with bar and hla father to his native place, his father having bought the whole great estate for them. Strap, with the proper humility and respect respect that was so agreeable a market bis character, married the serving ins III of I'ai ilsse and waxed fat and contented In a farm near" by which they bought and stocked for him. Thus ended th. fashionable and nnnsafc-lonable nnnsafc-lonable nnnsafc-lonable adventures of Roderick Ransssn, gentleman, and of Hush Strap, barber. t : d . - n, rns - from" the Whtte

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