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Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, May 18, 1898
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REGULATOR WILL CURE . * * ALL COnPLAINTS AND DISEASES OP THR Liver, Kidney AND Urinary Organs Biliousness, Jaundice, Headache, Constipation, Pains In the Side or Back, Sour Stomach, .Dyspepsia, Liver Complaint, Catarrh of the B'adder, Irritation or Inflammation of the Bladder, Female Weakness. Gravel, Diabetes, Dropsy, Brick Dust Deposits, in fact all diseases arising from Liver or Kidney dli- orden. Price, $1.00 nance, {tat MetiisbiB Go. NEW YORK, N, Y. r, B. V. CHAPTER XVI Days glided by into weeks with Panls, and no personal excitement broke the monotony of routine newspaper life. He had been advanced by "Cack" to the place of editorial writei on the Orb, for which his education and tasts well fitted him. No doubt the influence of Archer was behind the change. The two were more chummy than ever, if anything. Many an evening found them in Archer's sky-parlor, among- his weird collection of skulls and criminal memorabilia, discussing all possible subjects of contemporaneous in- interest, from women to politics. These last had proved of an cxcitiiur nature. It was noWiuly, ISSi, and Ihe fatal bullet of Guiteau'had done its work. President Garfleld's life was trembling in the balance, and a country was holding its breath in sympathy and suspense, as bulletin followed bulletin from the consulting room of the surgeons. The old war of the stalwarts and half- breeds had been doubly embittered by the tragedy, and the feeling toward ex-Senator Conkling was surprising in its intensity, when one recalls the universal mourning over Ins death in the great blizzard nearly six years later. All this made the life of a journalist an unusually exciti ng one. He it was who knew first the latest bulletin from the doctors, and the latest complication in politics. "How would you like to stop youi present slow pace, writing comments which nobody reads, and take a hack at sending on some live opinion-mould- ing dispatches from Washington?" asked Archer of Paul one oig-ht. "What do you mean?" returned Paul. "Just this. 'Cack' thinks the Orb is not getting 1 just the service it ought to from its Washington bureau these exciting-days. He thinks it would be a good thing to send a fresh man on, and see if he L-an't get an interview with the President's first nurse or his favorite Talet, or corner 'Chef Arthurand compel him to disclose his plans. I told him vou were just the man for the jobif you were willing to undertake it. They appreciate gentlemen in Washington—and in New York, where very likely you may endup." "Well," said Paul, not taking even the usual moment for consideration. "Ill go. I'm tired of yor,r beastly hot weather here, and of the monotony of the grind. I'd rather send dispatches than originate great editorial thoughts on them." "I thought so," returned Archer, 'especially as the Thimble Islands arc much nearer geographically to New York than to St. Louis." Paul ignored this sally except by a tell-tale blush. Re was iru}y getting homesick for a sight of Miss Labour- geois. He had indeed not infrequent letters from Frank—who was unlike most men in that he considered correspondence a duty of friendship—but they contained only a few passing allusions to his sister. Brothers do not always appreciate how much a word here and there about a sister may mean to a friend. If they do appreciate it, they often wisely ignore it. So Paul packed a trunk, said goodbye to- the Colonel, made a farewell call on the Colonel's Presbyterian pursuer, the fair Miss Hyde, and hied him to Washington. We do not propose to follow |his struggles and triumphs there, except to note that he did unusually good work. For this he was largely indebted to the favorable impression he made, through some social letters of introduction, on ex-Senator Conkling and Vice-President Arthur. He secured an '-exclusive" interview with Mr. Conkling, which brought great advertising to the Orb, and made him verr solid with "Cack." It resulted in Mr. Conkling's advice, in pitching his moving tent in New York, so as to be closer to the center of political excitement. Here he ran across Frank, who invited him to come up to the island on a Saturday and pass Sunday there bathing, fishing, Or doing, aa Frank said, "what you damned please." Paul did not need a second invitation. So the next Saturday aoonfoundhim at the Grand Central station, ready to take the Shore Line express. Frank was to have met him there. Instead there was a cote from Frank, telliny him Mrs. Lebourgeois had come unexpectedly to New York, but directing him to go ahead, adding that mother and son would follow by the evening train. Inclosed was an order from the general superintendent to the conductor to stop the express for Paul at Stony Creek. So Paul was soon comfortably settled in the smoking compartment of the drawing-room car, with a ci gar and hia thoughts for company during th* ride of perhaps two hours and a hali The train made only one stop between New York and Sew Haven, but Paul's thoughts did not make even that stop. They traveled lightening- like over the short but eventful incidents of his acquaintance with bii young hosted. They started.wita t&f ••art strength to the exquisite tin ting-dl the skin, which no one, even anothfc. woman, could deny. Paul felt awkward and abashed, and wondered, if those eyes were reading him now, and had discovered the seeret he would so carefully guard. If so, the eyes failed to betray by the least significant sign the womanly prerogative of their owner. Paul made haste to explain that Mrs. Leboursreois and Frank were not on the train which by this time was a mile or so away. He told of the note he had received at the station from Frank, and of his ignorance of what had been the cause of the delay. "Well, then," said Miss Lebourgeois, "I shall have the unexpected pleasure of introducing you to our island home all by myself. I am so fond of it that I do hope we shall be able to buy it. I have no taste for summer gayeties. They are an awful bore," added this almost school girl with a bewitching' air of a woman of the world, who has unique meeting 1 , wnen ne had bee* sent, so much, against his will, to repor> her ball dress? his expulsion from tn» an vi & ,,^*"i*" **>• «—~ • - ^ house of her mother; the maidenly note j finished the round of all possible vani- of apology he had received, and | ties and found them but vexation, his .reconciliation; the dinner at her "Follow me,and I will guide you to the home when he met the Count; the strangle confirmation that night of Archer's tale; the night oi the ball and the tragedy that followed; the parting- launch." It was onlv a few steps to the little naphtha affair, which lay at a small wharf ready for them to board. A. party of firshmen stood around it exchanging critical remarks. Gail concealed m tlie stfaaow oi a cuildmg i, va -u«v —,=, ^v .stood the riot-easily discerned fig-ore of never with the same straightness of a young- man also in tennis rig. "There Purpose with which he went over it he is again, I do declare, sa,d Mu, Le- from her fled from emotion when she broke down and the room. What did that mean? Paul had often pondered on it vaguely, before, but now, and turned it this way and that, j It Had always had for him the hazy association of the dim outline of a poar sible dream. He had never before frankly acknowledged to himself that he was in love with Miss Lebourgeois. She had while the Count lived, seemed so entirely out of his life, so far beyond his reach, that his feeling had been one of comradeship, BO far as much feeling is possible in tli« ease erf a very pretty, a very vivacious, a very high-strung, a very warmhearted girl. Now it came over him as a revelation that the emotion Miss Lebourgeois evidently felt at parting from him might be something more than simply the after-effect of a great strain, in saying good-bye to one of the principal actors in an epoch-makinff sxperience. Could it be that he had mada actually a personal impression on a romantic girl, favored by a kindly combination of circumstances'? Faui hardly dared to trust to so tmcertatp and flattering an inference, ind yet, if the'case had been that of some on« else, of some friend who had confided it all to him, he should certainly have encouraged that friend to hope. '•Yes. I do love her, I do, I do," Paul kept repeating to himself with a certain pride that he had reached that definite conclusion of manhood's chief prerogative, when manhood is once ieiiously awakened to the supreme coronation of sex. "I do love her, and I will make aer love me. if she is the daughter of a proud house, and I am only a young man with my way to make in the world." The rights of love would brook no conventional considerations. It was Paul and Louisa, just as it was Adam and Eve. before civilization after civilization made marriage a mere institution instead of the rightful status of all youths and maidens. Then the thought came how favoring chance had given him an unlooked-for opportunity to spend hours—whole hours—in her so ciety unwatched and uncriticised, unless—horrible thought!—she might perhaps nhave another guest with her. wnich explained the mother leaving her alone on the island This new possibility was torturing in its probability. "How was it," Paul asked himself, "that I did not think of it before? 'Or, rather, why prematurely wreck my fool's paradise, since I was fated to play the fool at all?" Paul had now sunk from almost certain hope to equally certain despair. He was so completely burieddn his dismal thoughts that he .received almost a shock when the conductor touched him on the shoulder and said: "Here, young man, be quick about getting out, if we nmst stop this train at all for you. We are .slacking up at this very moment for Stony Creek." Paul pulled himself together with an effort. He was in no conditian to face his fate,,so dazed was he. He had not moved from his seat in the smoking compartment since his train left New York. But he did not propose to make a fool of himself because he was in love and had definitely discovered the state of his affections. So he rushed to his seat in the car, grabbed his overcoat, umbrella and dress-suit case, and made an exit before the train had fairly come to a stop. "Here I am," said a voice at his elbow which he knew so well and which he -delighted to hear so fondly. "]j am very glad, indeed, thai you were ablt> to come, and to see you ajrsia here on our lovely island. Bo where are mother and Frank? You certainly have not let the train carry them on?" Paul looked around, bntsaw only one vision of loveliness in white tennia flannels—it was before the days when everybody wore thea here, and they g-ave the wearer quite a -distinguished air of English get-up. But if ev«r a young woman was tinder the most perfect self-command, most tantalir.ing-ly 30, that young 1 woman was M.ss Lebourgeois at that identical ir.oment. There was not a tremor in b'^r voice, or in the hand which she cor'dially extended to Paul. She looked as little like a young- womanwho had had a trying and severe experience as -any yonug •woman possibly could. She was the picture of health and happiness, of beauty, and—shall we say sauciness? Diana returning- from the chase conld not have presented a more supple, firmly-moulded fignre, or a complexion more richly snn-kissed. Indeed, its richer bloom, contrasted with its more delicate whiteness, as Paul had formerly known her, seemed if anything- to accentuate those glorious dark eyes, which some ill-natured rivals had asserted owed their deptV lourg-eois. as the launch started. A >ang shot through Paul's heart. CHAPTER XVII. Paul's curiosity was naturally keenly whetted by the enigmatical remark oi Miss Lebourgeois. But if she guessed he effect produced, she showed no consciousness of it, and gave no sign of an intention to gratify it. The lit;le launch pushed swiftly along 1 , dodg- ng in and out between the islands as if knowing the course by heart. There was a man forward and a man aft, Miss Lebourgeois and Paul. These were all the occupants. Miss Le- xwrg-eois pointed out the pretty spots as they glided swiftly by, and called over the various names, by no means ;qual in romance to the wooded retreats—"Pot Island." for exam- jle. They both laughed merrily at the •idiculousness of these disfigurin_ names, and any feeling of awkwardness at the meeting, after so strange an acquaintance and so unique a parting, soon vanished. The island where the Lebourg-eoises lived, perhaps - the largest of the group, was known as "Quassapaug." why the Lebourg-eoises had been unable to guess. No one in the vicinity whom they had met could give them a clue. "It must mean Lonely Laughter I think," Miss Lebour- o -cois said, "for I believe I have never been so entirely alone so much before. in my life, and yet I have had a great deal to amuse me and keep me laughing. In truth, you are the first guest we have entertained—voluntarily, I mean." And a queer smile passed swiftly over Miss Lebourgeois' face, only to be succeeded by a look of suspicious demureness. Paul thought of the man in the shadow they had seen at Stony Creek, and wished he had the courag-e to ask for further facts. But he hadn't and so he contented himself by asking about their neighbors, being greatly reassured by the fact that he was the. only guest—for he was then to hare Miss Lebourg-eois all by himself, for • ;ime at least. "Well, to begin with," »aid Miw La- bours'eoii, "we haven't many neighbors. In fact, tbe people who own these islands have*only just begun to come down here, and those who have come have not been very social. Very likely they have heard the story of Our mis fortunes and think that we are in hal: mourning," A shade of annoyanee on her face— it could not be called more than that— was all the evidence Miss Lebourgeois gave of consciousness of having- referred to the forbidden subject—he; one reference to it, 'by the way, during Paul's visit. "Yet, you say you find a grea deal to amuse vou, to make you laugh,' Paul said, growing 1 bolder and determined to try a venture toward the mysterious man in the shadow, "despite vour loneliness." . "Did I say that?" returned Miss Lebourgeois, and again she indulged In * half smile. "Well, you know the sea turns up a great many queer character 5 in the form of men, as well as in the form of monsters. You, who were bora in Connecticut and know all about thi old fishermen from boyhood, do no need to be told that—or how amusinj they are. especially to the girl from thi interior." "But you did not mean a fisherman when you spoke, you know you didn't," Terrv, vou wHX never be a fisherman unless you can 'bait your hook mor* skilfully than that." And Miss Lc- jourgeois laughed rig-ht out merrily his time. Paul hated te be teased by any girl, ,s any man does, hated most of all to >e teased by this particular girl. But f he had learned nothing else from lewspaper work, he had learned tha •alne of diplomacy. He simply said hat he was glad that he was no fisher,an. for then perhaps he mig-ht hare he privilege of receiving- his first les- ons from herself. He then followed her lead in changing the subject, and n answering many questions about his swn work, and the matters now excit- ng- the country. By this time the Kttle launch had reached her wJ»"irf. It w^s mji recess of Quassapaug- ^sTand, shadowed IhiCKly jy trees. A couple of row-boats were all ready for a pull, while just outside was a sail-boat scarcely big enough for cabin. "You can spend all the time you care bo on the water. 1 ' remarked Paul. Yes—all we lack is the great sea- ,hore lack, men," she replied. "Perhaps I can temporarily supply hat lack. Can I not take you out for a row after supper—or, is it dinner?" : asked. "I suppose I ought to have a chaperone," she replied demurely. "But as my family have made me your sole icstess, I think it would be rude to insist on it." Rude? I can't imagine anything -.'• said Paul, with a laugh. "Except," he added, with a half-mischievous glance, "to deliberately lead a j-uest on to ask questions, which he is 10 be snubbed for asking-." "And I can know of nothing ruder of a guest, than to take .advantage of ;he good nature of his hostess in yield! ng on one point to twit her for not yielding on another. The first time I met you butter would melt in your mouth, and now it would freeze ice, so chilling is its sarcasm." Thus bantering each other, they approached the house from the rear. By in apparently side door thi^ entered Eor it hatx no front door. This was its peculiarity. The whole front of the kiouse, if that could be called the front which was, rightly speaking, the side was one unbroken room, with a sue cession of great wide windows reaching from the ceiling to the floor, each liulf of each window » single big pane of heavy plate glass, as big- as the pane of a large shop window. There was a. wide piazza covering the entire length, and there were many trees, but the trees were so disposed and trimmed that all the windows commanded views of the sea, some larger and some smaller, according- to the way in which the foliage left the space clear. la front of the house had evidently been almost forest, now made over with rare care and skill to produce these unique effects. Back of this really immense room for a true summer cottage, separated by a. narrow hall, were the dining- room and kitchen. The servants'quar- ters were in a smaller house beyond. Overhead were the sleeping rooms, all large and airy, and each having an unusual number of windows. Isn't this a perfectly charming plate? Weren't we lucky to secure it?" askpd Miss Lebourgeois, in an outburst of enthusiasm. "Do you wonder that I want to buy it?" "No, indeed," replied Paul, heartily "Bobbins," said Miss Lebourgeoia, addressing the woman, "take M*. Terry's things to the north room, and show him the way. When you hare freshened up after your hot and dusty ride, we will have dinner served—I know what you men want when you come into the country—at about 5 o'clock, and then if you keep on your good behavior, and don't ask saucy questions, I may show you my favorite bower, and perhaps let you row ma around—only perhaps, mind." oi assorecr ner that lie i the typical guest for behavior, and hastened to his room to change his linen. The room had four or five beautiful views out over the water which it would take days to decide between. Dinner was served promptly on time, and an excellent dinner it was, too, in eluding clams, and lobster, and crabs that only taste their best flavored by salt sea air when one is in actual sig-ht of the water. After dinner Paul received permissior to light a cigar, and the two strolle( together toward a summer-house on a point, which commanded, through various openings in the foliage, th< sweep of the Sound in three directions. Paul noticed that Miss Lebourgeois had with her a pair of field glasses. For a few moments she seemed dis traite. Then she impulsively turned toward him, and said: "Mr. Terry please take these glasses and look through that opening toward the ex treroe point of that farthest island out Look carefully, and see if you do no see in the little play-house in that tret what looks like a man pointing hi glasses this way. You will not prob ably see his head distinctly, if at only a slouch hat and body and legs below.'' Paul took the glasses and leveled them at the island indicated. It was, perhaps, an eighth of a mile away. I took him some time to get his bearings bat finally he discovered the littl bouse in the tree, Snre enough, ther was what might be easily a man, wit what seemed glasses at his eyes, look ing steadily in the direction of Quassa- paug- island. "Yon see him, then," she «at eagerly. ,.-•.. "Yes," said Paul, "I see what mig-h iejhim.' lint who's, 'hjm?'_'! (To be Continued.) said Paul, not a little piqued at her way of turning- him off. "Didn't I?" replied Miss Lebonigeoia. "How d l «B afraid, Takes tbe burn out, Heals the wound, cures the pain. Dr. ThomM 1 Eclectric oil, the household remedy. WMcfc When a nun il rick Ut work rides him instead of be riding- his weak. Hl» daily task instead of beinj the'means which support* ' carries him on to con- fort and prosperity becomes an over- 'helmidgr burden weighing- him, down. He hi* no strength, no ambition. 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