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Algona, Iowa
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J^Hg JJPMR M IOWA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1893. PAN IN THE ORCHARD. Wo carved a flute of elder green, And notched it well and l.rue, Then pursed his lips and puffed his checks, And merrily he blew. JFor it wns springtime holiday, A suri-'anncd boy was he, 'With russet freckles on his face And a p.itch upon his knee. 'The apple boughs nbnve him flung ''• Theiv tangled sprays on high, 'With one dark bristly blue-jay nest Rough-sketched against the sky. I 'He khcw tho secrets of the grass, The burden of the hour, >;;,- "JHo saw the fierce, bluff bumble-bea Touse many a clover flower. Orphaned and poor as poor could b3, ;. Tho years before him lay, Dark billows of an unknown sea. No light-house on the way. And yet, and yet, his elder flute Could bring him comfort true; Ho pursed his lips nnd puffed his checks, JVnd blew, and blow, and blew! —Globe-Democrat. The Actor's Story, BY JOHN CHAPTER II—CONTINUED. ' Mr, M'Allistop. the factor of the Duke, of S , a man of large wealth and considerable local influence, had an only daughter who, besides being a, groat beauty, was an heiress in hoi- own right, being entitled on her majority to an income of ten or twelve thousand a year, bequeathed to hoi* absolutely by hor mother. Flora M'Allister was hot-blooded, impetuous, and utterly unconventional. She fell in love with Curly at first sight. Every time he acted she had a conspicuous place in the boxes. The popular rumors as to his position in society may probably have increased her inlatuation. However that muy bo, every drop of blood in tor veins thrilled at the sound of his vouo; she thought of him by day; she dreamed of him by night On Ms part, he was attracted"by hor beauty and her distinguished demeanor, and the first thing ho did overy night when ho came on the stage was to look up to her box. Flora was by no means a typical Highland girl—not at least, as wo understand them — for she was dark as night, with an .abundance of dark brown hair, si beautiful oval face, wondor/ui gray tuyes, which Hashed with (ire or melted into tears with equal facility. Her figure was tall and stately, but .superbly-rounded. "in joining contrasts lieth Love's delight." Naturally the fair-haired Curly's heart wont out to this dark-haired beauty. "The oyc can bo as vocal as tho tongue. " •and though no word had passed be- tweon J,hem, they understood each other perfectly. His difficulty, how- •cver, was to obtain an introduction, for although Johnston was a frequent visitor at M'Allistor's house, ho had never once invited Curly to accompany him. M'Allisler intended his •daughter's hand for lus young friend Daniol Ueempster, the Laird of •Strathmines, whoso estate adjoined .his own. As for asking tho young lady's consent, that was quite super" lluous; if sho didn't know hoi- own .mind her father did. Johnston, from iiehind the curtains of his bo.\, frequently observed the optical duets which nightly took place between tho .young people; ha saw how tho land lay, and ho thought it his duty as a .inun of honor to lend no countenance to ibis sort of nonsense. Love, how- -cver, laughs at all precautions'—sur•mounts all obstacles; and, of course, in tlie fulness of the time, Curly and Flora met. There was a grand ball given at tho Assembly Rooms upon some public: •occasion, and everybody who was •anybody was there. Tho belle of the ball beyond dispute was Flora, and it was equally unquestionable that the ••swell" of tho ball was Curly. Yes, lie was decidedly "the star of tho .goodly company," tho cynosure of all •eyes admired by all tho women, detested by all tho men. Among the former there was but •one opinion. "Ho was all too lovely" —among the latter ho was the most insolent puppy that ever walked on two legs, Hard words, however, .break no bones, and he floated about sublimely insouciant, resplendent in his cornet's uniform—his ambrosial locks floating about his brow in a .golden nimbus—his head and shoulders towering' over everybody, Besides those personal advantages he was the only man in the pkico who lenew how to handle a woman in a •wait/, and as it was a now dance ho •was consequently the one most in demand. He. and Flora had boon in tho vroom for three mortal hours, ,continually meeting, almost touching each olhor, but never once daring to speak. He only waited his chance. At last it came. Johnston had just finished ithe Lancers with Miss M'Allister, and it-hoy were promenading 1 tho room lo.-gather, when they came face to face with Curly, liefore the manager had •time to escape Donald requested an in- itroduction, and when the waltz struck •up Flora was whirling about in his •arms. It was the old, old story, that .has been told a hundred, yes, a, thousand times. Of course, they had iknows each other all their lives, per- Jhaps in some other life, •etc. Regardless of everything .and everybody, they danced together for the rest of tho evening. .Society took note of this, and society woo shocked. Johnson shook his ihead. Mr. Daniel Doompster, who •had been selected by Mr. M'Allislor :a,s his future son-in-law, was not a ;dancing party, and ho shook his list furtively, and longed to make it acquainted with Curly's head. Then, ifor he was "canny," Doempster inquired of Flora "if sho didn't fool •tired. Might no not order tho carriage?" "No. she was not tired, the ball had only just begun, and Mr. Deempster need not order Iho'car- riage." So saying she- returned to $ie waltz tuul to Curly, The Laird of £tralhminos w:\s n [riant of six feet two, with the eye of a hawk, and tho beak of an eagle: a hug-e chest, a brawny pair of arms, and a fist like a siedgc-hammer. A dangerous ncrson when put out of the way. H(> was put out of tho way now. Casting a baleful glare on his rival, he made ;ill sail for the card-room, where ho found his father-in-law that was to he in the "nine holes." Obviously he couldn't interrupt him then, but when the rubber wns over, and M'Allisler had lost the game, through his part| tier having revoked. Deemster related his grievances to ears already unfortunately disposed to anger. The two men returned to the ballroom hastily, and sought Flora, who was at that instant about to be^in another dance. "Come, Flora, "'said M'Allister. "Time's up—carriage is waiting." ' -So sorry, papa," she replied, sweetly, "but I'm engaged to Mr. Campbell for the next wait:',. Lot mo introduce him to you." Curly blandly murmured in his most insinuating manner. "Delighted —delighted—I'm sure." The music struck up and away they went, "pursuing, encircling, caressing." M'Al- lister stood dazed and dumbfounded. At last he muttered: |-.Well! D n his impudence!" 'JDecmpster said nothing, but made up his mind, if ever lie got the chance, that he would break every bone in Curly's skin. \Duritig the wait/, the lovers arranged their plan of action. Flora' s maid. Jeannio M'Pherson. had a brother, a carpenter in tho theater, who could be relied on as a faithful messenger. Having established this trusty medium for communication, the rest was easy. The dance being over, Curly escorted Flora to her father, but neither tho "Stern parent" nor his intended son-in-law vouchsafed the slightest recognition as they turned and loft the room. When tho M' Allisters reached home, a terrible scene occurred. The old gentleman had had too much wine, or whisky, or both, and he asserted the paternal authority in a manner which set Flora's Highland blood in a l!aine. Sho turned round and faced him, giving him almost as good as he sent, and wound up by saying: "At any rate, in threo months' time I shall be my own mistress, and free from either coercion or insult!" The old man replied: "Very well; but until those three months are over you are under my control, and by G ! you don't cross yonder doorstep without my permission. Don't let there bo any mistake about that!" CHAPTER III. The F.lopemcnt. From that night forth Flora was never permitted to leave her father's house on any pretext whatever, but Stony limits eamuit hold love out. And whin love cuu do, that dares love attempt. Despite locks, bolts and bars tho lovers daily communicated with each other, and it was fully arranged that they were to elope together the very day Flora came of age. A week beforo that time the theatrical season terminated at Aberdeen, and the company took their departure for Inverness. Deempster, who had kept a vigilant eye on "the play-actor follow, " ns ho called Curly, finding that he had really loft tho town, relaxed his watch, and M'Allister himself breathed more freely. He was devotedly attached to his daughter, ntid tried by every means in his power to induce her to forget the stormy interview on the night of the ball. Tho effort was in vain, for he could not unsay what he had said, while she was implacable, and remained disdainfully silent. As for Deempster, she did not even notice tho man's existence. Three months passed away, and Flora attained her twenty-first birthday. The time for the elopement had arrived. It was a night of storm and tempest. Willie accompanied Curly from Inverness to see him start on his perilous journey. When all the house was at rest, Flora, attended by the faithful Jeannio, went forth into her lover's arms. Then, her courage subdued by her love, she melted into tears. "Oh, my lovo! My prince!" sho said, "fold me to your heart. Let me foel your strong arm around mo, that I may know I am yours." ••Mine, and mine only, and always," the young man replied. At this moment Willie emerged from the other side of the coach, to which he had discreetly withdrawn with tho postilions when he saw Flora coming. "Dearest," said Curly, "let mo introduce my host friend to you." "Mr. Jamioson." said Flora, ox- tending hor hand, "my husband's friends are mine." "Madame," said Jumieson, "should you over need a friend, you may rely on mo." •I shall remember," she replied. Then sho embraced Juannie. and stepped into tho coach. The girl turned away toward tho house, silently weeping, tho young men clasped hands, and bade each other good-by; tho postilions set spurs to their horses, and drove away. When tho carriage was lost in tho darkness Willie walked rapidly toward tho coach office to catch tho Inverness mail, so as to return to his duties on tho morrow. "They are a bonnio couple," ho said, "and I think she has ballast enough to keep him straight. They ought to he happy— and yet—i'vo an ill-divining heart' I shall miss him more than I thought 1 should; ho has frank and pleasant i ways—and then he's so like my little j. brother Sandie, that's dead—tho same ! laugh, the same curly pow, the same I bright blue- eyes. I don't know whether it was the laug'h, or the pow, or tho eyes that first drew mo to him. 1 Ah! hero we are." So gay ing, he onlernil the nrtlnray of the Whttb Horse, where tho ruail was u ailing. That, very hour Doompstcr dreamed that tho woman ho lovi;d hail fled her father'si house with tho "fJay-actor fellow." The thought iiindr.cned his brain, nnd burst the bonds of sleep. Without an Instant's delay ho slipped on his clothes, and. regardless of tho rain and tho darkness he rushed clown tho high street. From thn opposite direction came the tramp of horses' feet at a gallop, the rattle of wheels, and tho loud tantara of the guard's horn. Jt was the Northern mail on its waj r to Inverness. Tho sounds got nearer and nearer, till at length they were close upon him. As ho stepped aside, and clung to tho will I to let the coach pass, for a moment a vivid sheet of lightning illuminated tho horizon as brightly as if it had been noontide. Looking 1 up he saw Jamicson on tho box; the next moment the coach had vanished. Tho sight of the young tragedian confirmed his suspicions, and he growled, "Curse the long-legged brute. What can have brought him hero at this unearthly hour? Wliut but to help the other scoundrel to rob mo of the light of my life!' Yes. yes. it must bo so. . Perhaps it may not be too lattf; perhaps—" And so. with boll raging in his heart, he ran fast as his feet could carry him to the Gairlocli Head. In her agitation Jeannie had forgotten to bolt the door. He dashed it open, and rushing headlong into M''s room, started him out of his drunken slumber by giving vent to his suspicions. At first tho old man was half da/cd, but as soon as he could comprehend the slate of affairs ho jumped up as if ho bad been shot. A minute later, and they were in Flora's chamber. It was too late! When he found tho bird had llown, M'Allisler turned grim as death. "Go down, Dan'l. go down," said ho. "and bring mo my dog whip." L'eempsler strode clown stairs, and returned immediately with the whip. A moment after they burst open Jcannie's room. Poor Jounnio! Sho had overheard all, but sho pretended to sleep. "That'll do." roared M'Allister. ••Come out o' that; none of your humbug with me." And he sent the whip Hying around her ears. "Whore is sho? tell me! Blast you! toll me, you young Jezebel, or I'll cut tho liver out of you!" [TO B15 CONTINUED.] IN THE TEMPLE OF BAAL. Tho Squnlor and AVrotoIimlness of an Arab Mud Hut Vllliiiru. There rises a huge wall seventy feet high, inclosing a square court of which tho sido is 740 feet long. Part of the wall, having fallen into ruins, has been rebuilt from the ancient materials; but the whole of the north sido, with its beautiful pilasters, remains perfect. As the visitors enter tho court, says a writer in Black- woods.- they stand still in astonishment at the extraordinary sight which meets their eyes; for hero, crowded wilhin those four high walls, is tho native village of Tadinor. It was natural enough for tho Arabs to build their mud huts within these readymade fortifications, but tho impression produced by such a village in such a place is indescribably strange. The temple, so to speak, is oalon out at the core, and little but the shell remains. But hero and there a iluted Corinthian column, or group of columns, with entablature still per| feet, rises in slately grace far over the wretched huts, the rich, creamy color of tho limestone and Uio beautiful moldings of the capitals contrasting with the clear blue of the cloudless sky. The best view of the whole is to be obtained from tho roof of the uaos, which, once beautiful and adorned with sculpture is now all battered and defaced and has boon metamorphosed into a squalid little mosque. To describe the view from that roof were indeed a hopeless task. High into tho clear bluo air and the golden sunshine rise the stately columns; crowded and jumbled and heaped together below, untouched by tho gladdening' sunbeams, unfreshened by tho pure, free air, lies all the squalor and wretchedness of an Arab mud hut village. The Old Woman :ia nil Art Critic. An imposing monument to Max Schneckenburg, the poet who has obtained lasting historical renown by a single s'oiig, "Die Waoht am Rhoin," was unveiled last week at Tuttlingon, in Wurtemberg, says tho Pall Mall Gazette. Ho was born in 181!) at the neighboring village of Thalhuim, but as this was too insignificant a place for tho monument, where few would see it, it was sot up in the town of Tuttlingcn. where tho young poet went to school, and whither his corpse was translated from Basydorf, in Switzerland, about seven years ago. Several high dignitaries of" tho kingdom of Wurtemberg and the grand duchy of Baden were present at the ceremonies. Congratulatory telegrams were sent by the F.mperor Wilholm, the king, the grand duke, and Prince Bismarck. The literary | grand duke of Weimar delivered over (,ho monument to the care and charge of the burgomaster and common conn- i oil of 'I'uttliiigen. "Bui tho most striking episode in tho proceedings," I says tho Stuttgart Tagblatt, "was an ! impromptu speech, made by an old I woman. After staring for a long i time at tho Mother •Germania,' whom j she took to bo a representative of the poet, she shouted out at tho top of ; hor voice: 'Do you call that Max [ Sohneckenberg? I remember him ; rh*i:t roll; ::o did not look in tho ! least like that!" 1 A Illlll I'uiuiu; nion IIoiiM Ki-fil. Mrs. Bacup—Why didn' t you scream when George embraced you!' Maud—The mean thing threatened to have mo arrested for receiving (stolen kisses.—Puck. TIME OF THE AVOELD, A LESSON IN TIME AT THE WORLD'S FAIR. Whon It Is High Noon In the World's Fiilr CItj- It Is Midnight In Slum and 1O A. Bf. In Snn KraneUfo—Kejrulnt- |I>K me clocks. | World's Fair Correspondence.] HAT TIME IS IT?" asked one gentleman of another as they dropped into the terminal stat on at the Fair lor a quiet retreat. 1 'That depends on the kind of time you want," was the response. ''You can get almost any brand a reasonable man might call for —American, iiuropean, of Asiatic. What kind will you have?" "Why. Chicago time, of course." "Would like to accommodate you, old man, but Chicago time is the one brand you can't find in Chicago. There hasn't been any in town for more than nine years." "Come off! Whatareyougivingme?" The man who wanted the time was slangy, but the tax on his credulity made him excited. "You see," explained the knowing man, "everybody in Chicago uses central standard time, and that is about nine minutes and a half slower than the true time. Now, if there is any other kind of time that " ]!ut the man without a watch interrupted him by pointing up at the wall of the rotunda, and exclaiming: "There it is, and its exactly noon." so easy to explain. If you dip into electrical work you will discover th it there is a magnet attached to almost every appliance for using electricity Of course you hare been In a telegraph office often, and you always see among the instruments one that has two parallel black cylinders. That, is one of the simplest forms of magnet Across one end of the cylinders yo\i always find a bar of iron, which keeps up aclicke.ty-click against the cylinders. That's the armature. When the electricity is turned on it fills the cylindrical pieces with magnetism, and they attract the armature. When the current is cut off the magnetic power ceases and tho armature is pulled away from the cylinders by a spring. That's the simple way in which eleetriciiy is transformed into mechanical power. "In the regulator at the manufactures building the axis carrying the minute hand lias a disk as big as a butter plate. At a certain point in the edge of the disk is a notch or depression, which of course makes a revolution once an hour with the minute hand, and every time that hand points to .13 a lever resting on the edge of the disk drops into the depression. That tilts the other end of the lever in the opposite direction, and it closes an electric circuit that passes through the regulator. Tho electricity shoots along the wires to each of these terminal clocks and into a magnet like that of the telegraph ollicc, except that it is in a vertical instead of a horizontal position. Now I've got to tfll you something about these clo:-ks. On the minute hand's axis is a small disk, but instead of a notch in its edge it has a projection, a little square bar of iron not half an inch long. On tho Chicago clock this disk is so attached that when the minute hand points to 13 the bar is in a perpendicular position. If the clock gains or loses time of course A STRANGE EXPIATION. He indicated a dial with both fingers turned to 13 o'clock, and on the wall above it was the word Chicago. His eyes wandered around the enclosure, and he saw a row of twenty-four dials, but they seemed to be in the midst of a free-for-all race, for no two clocks had the same time. He was willing to learn, so he asked: "What does that all mean?" "Those clocks are supposed to give the time of the cities named above them, and if you will look around them you can see just what time it is in other parts of the world when it is IS o'clock noon in Chicago. In New York it is 1 o'clock p. m. by eastern standard time. In London it is (i o'clock p. m. by Greenwich time. In Paris it is now (i:0!) p. m.; in Madrid, r>:45 p. m.; Keikiavik, 4:83 p. m.; Stockholm, 7;13 p. m,; Berlin, 0:53 p. m.; Koine, 0:50 p. m.; Cairo, 8:05 p. m.; Vienna, 7:0f> p. m.;St Petersburg, 8:01 p.m.; Athens, 7:35 p. m.; Constantinople, 7:50 p. m.; Jerusalem, 8:3(J p. in,; Mecca, ti:-n p. m.; Bombay, 11:00 p. in.; Hong Kong-, 1:37 a. m.; Yokohama, 3:18 a. in.; Melbourne, 3:40 a. m,; Honolulu, 7:10 a. m.; San Francisco, 10:00 a. in.; Santiago, 1:17. p. m.; Buenos Ayres, 4:51 p. m." "1 suppose you mean that while it is noon in Chicago it is (S o'clock tonight in London," said the inquiring man. "Exactly. Out in San Francisco it is 10 o'clock this morning, and down on tho Sandwich Islands tho people are sitting down to to-day's breakfast. Over in Japan, Australia and China, they have started in on to-morrow, while we are just in the middle of today. The fellow who said to-morrow never came ought to go over there and find it." ' "How do they run these clocks—by electricity?" "No, they are run by springs,pretty much the same as watches, lint they are wound up and synchronized by electricity." "What's synchronize in the United States, and how do they do it?" "To synchroni/ne a clock is to make the bar is a little out of tho perpendicular, and to correct the error it is only necessary to press the bar into a vertical position. Of course the gain or loss is so slight that the bar never gets very far out of plumb. "When the current is closed in the regulator at the manufactures biiild- ing the magnet in the clock at the terminal draws the armature up to it. The armature is attached to a lever, and when the one end is raised the other is lowered, and it presses on a couple of little tumblers. The tumblers, swinging on pivots, come together somewhat like the jaws of a vise, catch the bars on the dish, and pinch it into a perpendicular position. That synchronizes the clock, which means that its time is corrected by a more reliable timepiece." "That may be all right for tho Chicago clock, but how about those' others, which point to all sorts of time?" was the inquisitive man's im/.- zled query. "That's tho simplest thing of al'. The difference in time is made by setting the hands backward or forward when tho clocks are started. The clocks are made alike, and when it is 13 o'clock in Chicago the bar on the disk of the finger hand is pointing to 17, no matter whether tho instrument is measuring the daylight of tho United States or the slow-going hours of Asia's night. The hands indicate different hours, because they were started that way. They are bound to keep about so far apart, and any little wanderings from duty are corrected by the synchronizing-. Madrid time, for example, is five hours and forty-five minutes faster than Chicago time. Tho minute hand of the Madrid clock is fastened to its axis forty-five minutes ahead of the Chicago clock, and the hour hand for Madrid is moved ahead five hours." "How about this self-winding business?" "Strictly speaking the clocks are not self-winding, for that is done by the electrical current from the manufactures building. When the circuit is it agree in time willi another clofk. These timepieces, in the terminal, aro synchronized once a-day with a clock in the National observatory at Washington, and onco every hour with a regulator at the booth of tho self-winding Clock company in the manufactures building, which does the job for all iho oliicial clocks at the Fair. '•It isn't so hard to understand when you can see the apparatus work, if yoy, know something about, the *~'~~ of electricity, for the comparatively simple, A ROMANCE READY TO THE AUTHOR'S HAND. closed the electricity operates a second magnet in each clock. Attached to the armature is a powl resting on a ratchet wheel, and a little contrivance gives the armature an oscillating motion. That moves the pawl up and down, and turns the ratchet wheel, which \yiads up the spring that runs the eiAPk tfc looks simple enough wkea yqu $ee it dp«e. Th,e electricity ' i """'' A. Tale of T.ovo nnd Despair, Scpnrntlon nnd Wrong, !!ernl*m and Ocmth—. Drnwiiod After Itmoultiir the Man He llnd Wrongful. bu^ Tho drowning of an elderly man near Ooronado Beach, Cal., some weeks ago has brought to light a romance which has rarely been equaled and tho story in the hands of a novelist or playwright could ho made of exceptional interest. According to the Now York Tribune correspondent's informant, shortly before tho beginning of the war there resided in a prominent Southern city two young men. Tho one was a merchant and tho other an aspiring attorney. They wore stanch friends and spoilt much of their leisure moments in each other's society. Tho lawyer, at tho death of a distant relative, had been made tho guardian of a girl who, aa sho grow up, blossomed into a most beautiful woman. A warm attachment existed between tho two and it was understood thai some day thoy would become husband and wife. At last tho war broke out and a call for volunteers was made. Young men wore urged to go to tho front, and the aspiring lawyer, finding his practice small, and desirous of making a reputation, responded, leaving his ward in charge of u friend, who promised to soo that sho should never want. As time passed, reports were frequently received tolling how tho young attorney was receiving fame for his valor and promoted to tho rank of a captain. In tho meanwhile tho friendship which had existed between his friend and ward riponod into lovo and tho announcement of tho intended marriage was maclo public. The ceremony final 1; took pia-cio, notwithstanding tho encouraging lot- tors that wore being constantly received from tho battlefield; and toward tho closo of tho war a child was horn to tho couple. Thoy lived happily until one day a letter was received announcing how in a fortnight the gallant soldier would return, bringing with him tho titlo of colonel, which had boon bestowed for his bravery. A feeling of remorse came over tho merchant for his cowardice in betraying a confidence bestowed, and ho hogged his wifo to go with him to some distant place and commence life anew. On boing met with refusal, he ono day disappeared, taking with him his child. When tho former lover returned ho swore vcngeauco, but some months later a newspaper clipping was ro- eeivod tolling him father and child had boon killed in a railroad accident. Then ho took it upon himself to continue as guardian for the woman. A yea.r or so later, when tho cruel wrong was gradually being forgotten, the two were married, and with tho birth of a boy in later years their life was marked with prosperity and happiness. Tho lifo of tho betrayer after ho disappeared with his girl baby was more eventful. Not wishing to stand in tho way of his wife's happiness, ho took advantage of a railroad accident in which both his child and solf narrowly escaped death to give his name as that of an unfortunate who had boon instantly killed and whoso identity was unknown to tho others. It was about tho timo of tho mining excitement in Loudvillc and tho famous carbonate camp was soon reached. Good fortune, appeared to moot his every effort, and within a year ho was considered among tho camp's wealthiest men. As years passed tho child followed in tho footsteps of hor mother and grow up to bo her perfect imago. Money was lavished upon her education without limit, and much time was spent in travel. For some years past father, and daughter have resided in Southern California, upending considerable timo at Coronado. Kecontly there arrived hero a prominent Southern attorney, accompanied by -his wife. Ho was nono other than tho betrayed friend. One evening mother and daughter mot. Tho closo resemblance proved astounding, and when on tho following day sho rocogni/.od hor supposed dead husband the shock proved almost fatal. During hor brief illness, however, sho avoided confiding tho truth to her husband, but managed to ascertain the abode of her daughter. A visit was paid, and a spoedy departure urged. Father and daughter had arranged to leave on tho following day. That day, while tho two wore on tho buauh watching bathers, a cry of distress was heard in the distance, and tho pitoous cries of u drowning man near tho danger lino soon attracted their attention. In an instant tlio man recognized as the unfortunate the friend whom he had betrayed, and without a moment's hesitation ho throw himself in the water, and boing an excellent swimmer, reached tho man in time to save his lifo. Ho carried tho unfortunate man to tho ropes, where aid soon arrived. At that moment, however, a heavy current dragged the man who had risked his lifo under the water, and being unable to grasp the ropes in time he was drowned. Tho daughter is now with her mother in their (Southern homo, while the man who gavo up his life is at tho bottom of tho .Pacific. t's .Mo i-jt Cliuiiitr. moisture in tho ^plimato of affect* every t ' vory ' •« "

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