Denton Journal from Denton, Maryland on January 29, 1898 · Page 1
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y !8 V-^''^ ""-'"·' * j V - l~Vl 1845. A Family Newspapar:--Dovoted to Local and General Intelligence, Agriculture and Advertising.--Independent on all Subjects.--Subscription, One Dollar per Annum, in Advance, 1898 VOL. 52, : SJ^TTJIE^lJDA.Y JA-IxTTXAIR/ir 29, 1898. INTO, 15. Dcsiiint; to deal in HAliDWAlUS exclusively in the future, wo ben'm toil ay closing out at cost for the spot cash, our G K N K K A 1 , M K1JC1LAN1HSK D E P A R T M E N T . We need tlic two buildings entirely lor our - H A R D W A R E BUSINESS, as we wish to establish a Hr-t-cl:^* one'. \Ve lw. e a bii; l i n e of Dry Ciood.-, all new and desirable, viz: .Muslins Cali ;o. Flannels, Tiek G i n g h ' i i n . T.iblo Linen, Dress Goods. Ladies VcsU. I1.K-.C, Cor«et*. v.e ; Men's Undershirt-. Drawers, Hose, Suspenders, CVlhus, ICoi-lttios, Glove*, and articles ton n u - incrous to mention. \Ve call especial attention to our STOCK OF SHGSS for Gems, Ladies and Children, including a brand new l i n e of A l l i u i t t A: Aloody's Fine Shoes for Ladies, .Misses and Uabies. We have a big Ut of HVEEIKr'et (STTITS in sizes 35, 3f. and 37, nr.d we sell them at less than COST. Also C h i n a , Glnss, Tin and Enamel Ware. Come au_d, sec us and help us to establish a first-chits STORE IN DENTON -, , we Iw*!?'* good one now, but will luive a better one in the spring. We h ive a lino assortment of H E A T I N G and COOK. .STOVES. In co k stoves we sell Bibb's, ShuppurJ's nnd Licbrnudt, JIuDowell Co.'s ijoocls, and are e x - clusive agents for those inniuifHcliiitirs in D.iiiton. \Ve will sell you a X». S Cook Stove as low us ?l 0.50, and Heaters as low as S-'5.25. 1'or lirst-cl:i=j goods, we will not bu undersold by any one. Stewart Brothers, dec2-3m. D K N T O N , M A R Y L A N D . MEMBK15S CORN AND FLOUR EXCH \XCIC. W.'F. TOVER5 CO., (Successors to J. H. Conlbourn Co.) W H O L E S A L E COMMISSION M E R C H A N T S , Gr»li), Hfcy, Live StocK, Butter, Eggs, Poultry, Pottocs, Fruit, Wool, Etc. OFITIC1C 4.IV1 \VA I41CIIOT7SJO, THE OLD STAND 123 South Charles Street, - - Baltimore, REFERK.VCK: COXTIXKXTAL NATIONAL BANK, OR AXY 13csiN:ss HOUSE. C O N S I G N M E N T S SOLICITED. THOMAS H. MITCHELL, MANUFACTURER OF Sash, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings, Brackets, Newels, Hand Rails, Cabinet Mantels, Balusters, Etc. Promptly Furnished on all kinds of Building Material. T. H., EVANS COMPANY, FRUIT AND PRODUCE COMMISSION MERCHANTS, No. 214 Light Street, Baltimore, Maryland, its iind Vcgeiables; Maryland Peaches and Sweet Potatoes. QUEEN ANNE'S RAILROAD CO, Eastward. |BALTO.FERRY| Westward. Leav. P.M. 300 Arrv. P. 31. 530 Lenve. A. M. 545 Arrive A. JI. 8 15 Arrive A. M. BALTIMORE! 1050 TO I I Lenve. A. M. QUEENST'5.1 820 Arrv. P.M. 0 00 Lcnv. P. M. 0 3 0 Railroad Division. Leav P.M. 650 f a 56 re 03 r c i o 620 f C 2 2 C 27 f 680 6 37 6 4 7 C65 f 6 5 9 f 7 0 4 7 11 f 7 2 0 f 7 2 3 T 7 2 7 7 35 f 7 44 750 P.M. Leave. A. M. 850 f 8 58 f 9 0 7 91G 028 . 9 51 - 9 3 7 f 9 41 9 50 1002 10 12 f l O 17 f 10 23 1033 f 1044 C 10 48 f 1054 11 15 f l ! 2 4 11 30 A. M. STATIONS. Quccn.stow.ii Bloomingdale Wye Mills \Villoughby Queen A n n e llillsboro Dou'ues Tuckahoc Dcnton Hobbs Hickmnn Adumsvifle Blanchard Greenwood Owens Banning · Deputy Ellcnda'lc Wolfe Milton . Arrive A. M. · 815 f 8 10 r s o i f 7 5 8 7 50 f 7 48 7 4 4 f 7 4 2 7 85 7 20 7 17 ( 7 13 f 7 08 7 00 f G 5 2 f G 48 f G 4 4 638 f 620 G 20 A. M. A rrv. P. M. 5 15 1'507 4 5 8 4 51 4 39 4 30 430 t ' 4 2 7 4 18 4 0 0 355 f 3 4 ( ) f 3 43 3 33 f 3 21 f3 17 f 3 12 305 f 2 5 2 2 45 P. M. CONNECTIONS. Connects at Queen A n n e with the Delaware Chesapeake Railway from Baston and Oxford, at 7.50 a. m , for Queonstown and Baltimore. Connects at Greenwood with Delaware Division of the Philadelphia, Wilmington Baltimore Kailroad fc.r Soaforrt, Di-.linar, balisbury, and points south, ut 10.33 a, in., and from thn same points, at 3.33 p. in., for Denton, Quceiislwon and Baltimore. Connects at Ellciulale with the Delaware, Maryland Virginia Kailroad, at 11.00 a. m.', for Georgetown, Lewes, fJe- boboth Beach nnd Ocean City, and from those points, at 3,05 p. m., far breenwood, Denton, Queenstown and Baltimore. I. W. TROXEL, C. C. WAI.LBU, Gen. Manager. Gen. Fr't Pass. Agt. \JC\ Should send :it once for Special Premium Li*t. Just issued. ____ Watches, Printing -Presses. Air Rifles, and many valuable articles ore to be given away. N Y. Ledger, Ledger Building, K. Y. Chester River Steamboat Comp'y · Fall and Winter Schedule. Beginning November 1st, 1897, tho steamer Em inn A. Ford, will leave Chestertown ut 8 a. m., MonduV, Wednesday and Friday, stopping ut iiolph's, BjoUci-'s, Quaker Nock, Uogle's, Qucenstown and Kent Island. Leavo Baltimore 10.30 n. m., Tuesday, Thursday mid Saturday for same landings. Steamer Griititndc will leave Centrc- villt 8 a. in., Tuesday, Thursday and Sutuidiiy, stopping at the landings on Corsica rivur, Jackson's Creek anil Roek Hall. Leave Baltimore 10.30 a. in., Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the same landings. B8?°C3peeml trip to Kock Hall and return on Saturday's only. Leave Haiti- more 3 p. m , Leave Hock 0.15 p. in. GKO. "W T AimKj,D, President, J. E. TAYLOR, General Agun.t DELAWARE AND CHESAPEAKE NORTH. Mail. PRB. A . M . P . M . 6 45 1 40 0 55 1 50 7 08 2 07 718 2 1 7 7 24 2 '24 7 31 2 33 7 42 2 43 752 254 8 03 3 04 810 311 '817' 3 18 8 23 3 24 826 3 2 7 8 36 3 37 8 45 3 46 A. M. r. M. Oxford, Trappe, Eiiston, Chapel, Cordova, 017TH. Mail. Pas. A. M. P. M. 11 53 7 47 1142 737 1124 720 1112 708 11 04 7 02 Queen Anne, 10 54 G 55 Bid (rely, 1 0 4 4 G 46 Greensboro 10 34 G 3G Goldsboro, 1024 G 2(i tlcnd-rson, 10 10 G 19 Marydol, 1008 6 1 2 Slaughters, 1000 G O G Hartley, 0 5 7 G 04 Kenton, 9 48 5 5G Clayton D 38 5 4 7 A. M. i: M. Connect at Clayton with Del?.ware Division of P. W. B . R. K. H. F. KENHEY, General Sup't. J. B. Hurcmysoj.", General Manager. U. L. HOLLIDAY, Superintendent. EMDRY ^ CO. (EMORY A KKAVITT.) -- GENERAL -- COMMISSIQN MERCHANTS, LIGHT STREET; Ba.ltina.ore, For Sale, House and lot in Denton, occupied at present by Mr. C. II. Whitby. lias recently been painted and put in good order. Will be sold at low price for cnsh, or on terms to accommodate purchaser. Apply to T. PLINY FISHER, fv Denton, Md. ' Or W. E. DUNNOCK, 1C20 Druid Hill Ave.. · . Baltimore, Md. Money to Loan, §30,000 to loan on first mortgage. W I L M E U E M O R Y , Attorncy-at-Law, Baltimore, Md. Corner Fuycttc and North Sts. Wanted, 15 lady operators, at once DENTON SHIRT CO. --AGEXCY FOR THK-- "HONEST JOHN" TRUSS, The only one that roaches the right spot, und that is comfortable and stays in place while at work. Call, or write. R. J. COLSTON, Bpr2»-3mo. Kidgoly, Md. Is your Home, Furniture, Grain, Live Stock, or other Property Insured Against Loss by FIREORLIGHTNING? If not, if you will npply to one of the Agents oi tho OF DOVER. DEL. you can obtain insurance at low rates. The Company is Mutual, and you will only pay what the insurance costs, as any amount in ExcessofCost Blue Returned iii DmtoKls or nt termination of policy. AVM. DENNY, Secretary. H. PLUMMER., Agent, Greensboro. J.B.FLETCHER. " -Preston, Go-d r;i!-rali Cnrpof, 2f)c. per ynrcl. II · i\ y In if-scIsCai put, 48c. per j-niil. l-oi-tlioasklnir, wo mail you, free of nil cln'.rircs, oil' new L'ulcifcil C'aipot C;ihilo;*i!P, which thowa all goods In lii!i J' uiiili C'jloi *. You cnu make your GoEceU(;:-s P.^3 w v l l PS it' yu.i were licio nt t i i u i n i I, i.inJ t a i o l i o ii 50 to 60 ]cr cent, pi- 1,6 y.vi an; paying your local dealer. 11 j o u w j i l i q u a l i i v s a m p l c s o f (.'-·.·pet, s n'd Sc. i i K t a i i i ] ^ . Wo also i' ;.r3 n pi u ·· nl CTt.i!fi[i-ucj i t Fnviiltiiro, 1) ·::!(" K'«. l.o il ng. Movfa, ole., vlilch wo juuil tiouci' uUuinigeJ. fcs JMiries Son, ['! BALTE?^f7iE, MD. fj Please mention (Ins imjier. in- 1 * Importation Line DAILY STEAMERS FOR Great Clioptank, Trappe and IMalioe Rivers. O:i iitid lifter .Iiiiniury !·(, 1S!)7, slciim- ers w i l l leiivc 1'iuv o LiLilit Street Wharf daily except .Siimlays sit ~ p. ID., for Oxford , Trappp. Csiinuriili'i 1 , (Miunucllor's., Sner.-tiiry. Clark's, Cluiptnuk, Lloyd's. Dover 1) ridge, Kingston. JicCarly's, 61111- cy's. Tmld's. DDWIIU.-', Towers', Willislon, ickrtlioc Bridge, Ki-c*e's. Coward's, Covey's, llilli-lioro nnd Queen A n n e . A r r i v i n g al 0:^foril the following morning in tiino for connection w i t h tho Delaware Cliesnpoakc 11. H., nnd u t Cambridge willi the Cambridge Sea ford K. K. l?ot\irniny w i l l leave llillsburo, M o n days, Tuesdays, Wednesdays. Tlim-sdny.* and Fridays at 10 n. in.; Covey's 10.30; Coward's I I ; Williston 1 p. m.;' Ganey's 1.30; AleCnrU's '2; Kindlon 2.15; Dover Bridge ·.;}()· 3Ic.ll'ord's (Clioptank) -1; Clark's -1.15; Cambridge 1; Trnppc 8.30 and Oxford 10, stopping at intermediate landings, a r r i v i n g in liuliiinorc curly (he following mornings. Steamer leaves llillsboro Sundays at G a. m.; Coward's, 7 a. m.; Williston, 8 n. m.; Mcd ford's (Clioptank) 10.30 a. m.;Cnm- lridgc 1'2.30; Trappe 1.43 p. in.; Oxford 3 p. in., a r r i v i n g in Baltimore at 8.30 p. in. Sundays. Freight received until C p. m. daily for dl landings. K. E. W J 1 E E L E R , Agent, Pier 5 Light St., Baltimore. B. U. CoijfiK. A m e n t a ! Willislon. Baltimore, Chesapeake Atlantic R A I L W A Y COMPANY. BALTIMORE, THIRD HAVEN AND GREAT CHOPTANK RIVER ROUTE. =g^rH^^TM^ Tlicinngn iii cent f i d e - w h e e l iron stcimierfl :Vvulou mid Jopi: w i l l leave d n i l y Iturnutcly except riutimluy, us follows: E. N. Market, 3.30 Oyster Shell Point, Cambridge, C p m. Ivirby's, Oxford, Kclleviic. Double .Mills, Eiiston,9 30 p. in. Oxford, 10.30 p. m. Tilirhnmn's [sland. teuton, 12 m. -i.v ford's, .Villiston, LVo John's, L'urkcy Creek,i vingston, 3ovcr Bridiie, log Island, W i n d y Hill, J l i n p t n n k , Wright's, A r r i v i n g in Baltimore at about 5 o'clock icxt mormng. R e t u r n i n g , the steamer will leave Bal- ,imorc from Pier 4 Light St. AV hart, ut 7 o'clock p. m., daily, except Sunday, for all loints named, and n r r i v i n g j a t Eiiston nbout 1.00 n. m.; Oxford, 3.45 a. in ; Cambridge, G.OO n. m.; East New Market, 7.00 a. in., ind Dentuii at 11 o'clock a. in. Connections at Enstoii, Oxford and Cam- ridge with railroads for all points. Freight taken at low rates and carefully landlcd. Grain bi\.:;s furnished and grain lelivcred at elevators. For further information apply to \V T H O M S O N T. M U K D O C K , Gen'l Man. Agent, j . S A A V Y E K v 7 iL*oy,.ni., Freight Agent, 241 South Street, :!02 Light St Baltimore, Man laud. Z. T. lluTcm.Nsox. AM-OIU at Dcntnii. The Steamer Greensboro (CAPT. D. S. BKOCKWA.Y, MASTER,) Will ply between G K H K N S I J O t t O U G H und B A L T 1 M O K E Weekly, touching stall l a n d i n g s between Greens borough and Denton. Dn and after J u l y 4, steamer w i l l leave for 1 Jilltinu-rc every Jlonday FREIGHTS M O D E R A T E , C A P A C I T Y A M P L E The patronage of our merchants and 'arincis solicited that this line may be made a success. F u l l information by in- q u i r i n g ol G E O R G E F. DILL, A G K N T , D.S UllOCKWAY. MASTXR, Greensborough, Md. Or H A U K Y A . ROE, AGKJJT, Denton, Md.- 8@TMLnrge granaries always ready to receive grain. REED'S TO GET BARGAINS Irt IS T H E P L A C E HARNESS! If in need ol a n y t h i n g in my l i n e it will be to your ndvnntngc In examine what I have to show before purchasing elsewhere. My stock includes Dusters, Sheets, Fly Nets, Ear Tips, Whips, Harness as low as $7, Hand-made Harness to order, Collars, Bridles, Axle and Harness Oil, "Whip Sockets, Pads of all kinds. J8fi?"IIaincs3 repaired and cleaned at short notice. W. S. REED, Dunton. iiU. LOVE TO THE END. ·*A bnnl:ot of flowers, my darling," Tile dear old i:::.n xiil lo hi« \vifo, "For one wlm lias 1 c en fn 11 lifi-timo The? joy jLiitl iho pj idc uf my lil\ '·They arc nut tlicflouprsot our childhood Or youth's tomU'r voi.os of June, But UIL- Ijc.'ivtiCul Uos-onts of autumn, \Villi which iii-.r old hem ts m e in tuno. "Tile liomity, love, never 1ms frulctl I'nv n:e sum 1 the lii-t clsiy wo met, Still M)lt(inr.i,' i- r.:ie I r l l of hiiuliuvs, And one U e \ v o i l d s-caixe c:m Col yot. "This le\i' is :i tir.o pulitan wddinir-- Gcod |:ol1. th:it is free from jillny. Our fifty yi:ir voyage- hiishiought irnitngo, Our tendL L HH"-s, eomfoi t and joy. "Oxn Ijai U has well lush renched t lie h:irbor. Our nuc'hor In 1 - luncly to rast. With hand c-hivj ed in hand, ever ready. We'll love, Mill \u\u on, lo the hist. "A luihkut of flo'.vere, my dailinj;," Ho said, w i t h his piay head rant down. "Our dear liltle. fraiu'.rhildieii elrmor To wpKVi- you ;i f;!!! 1 IKK'II! c-rown. " -Mis. M. /.. Kidi\i' in Ni v. Volt; Ltdgcr. A WEAK WOjIAN. "Toniyht at 10. npfir Hie boal- bouse. Pasmgp booked, Australia. Jack." The woman ornshfid Ibo slip of paper in lier liand and went on talking and laughing \\Uli lier friemls. It was a lovely ;;iiU:n:ii day. The door of yiumy Miy. Ilylton'ri pretty riversiile lions-c; Htccxl open. The river KpsirkU'd an it s\vc}:t along at the foot of I lie hi\vn. Tlc spliisli ot ours KUinlal plcnsantly lo (lie car. "It or.ght 1o lie 1 ::n iniuiinsc success, Jhivif--iho llri-.t di'.iict' you are giving siiK-L 1 yet.] 1 n i i i i i i s . t o . ' ' "Yes, and, ol;, I ho; c it will!' 1 And as ilrs. i.yUoii spoke sho held the ]layer l i g l i U r in hir little 1 l::;i:d. Sho longed t o i;:;'l:u her I'tcii^c to rer.il it t h r o u g h it{.,ain, cr.d s-he had so much to do and t-n nnuh to t h i n k about. The sun ki?scd I h o t - o f t ciirls- t h a t clustered a l o t i t her head, her eyes were b l i g h t and her cheeks with excitement She l a u g h ed and seemed ndicuLoiisrly happy, the others thought When at hist ,-ho ninnaged to leave her friends, i.he buriied up tho vide Ktuirwsse lo her own room. On her way she passed the study. The door \\tts hulf open, end she eonld KCO her husband \V;IK writing. Slie smiled ar.d withdrew, and he would have given anything to have seen that tender smilo fioin his young wife, but his- head was bent over his work and hi.s mind was busy. When Marie reaehed her ovui room, she folded out the paper and read the words again: "Tonight ,:t 10, near tho boaVhotis-e. Psis-age booked, Australia. J;;ck." Foi a momciit she wavered. Then :ihc thought of a certain dark head bent over its woi k down stairs, s:r,d in another ir.onieiit the paper \\iis lield over the fire ai:d Lr.incd. Cat even then she wan not quite sure in ler own mind. · * « · * · · Her thoughts (lew Luck to a night just two years before, on her Iwen:y-first b i r t h d a y -- ( h o i:ight that Jack Stuitrt bade her gocdby belore to tho C'r.po And if 1 s-!:i;ij|] n:sirry t-'omo 0:10 else while you are K w a y I" s-.he K;;H! then. "1 should ccir.e buck and claim yon just the same Von lovo mo. here tore no mere marri;igc laws ronld stand in tho v/ay. But ot eonrse-if you loved another 1 should then h a v e 1:0 i:j;hl to yi.ii.' 1 "1 will never do t h a t , J:u-k. 1 will nl \vays love you." "Then why talk of marrying soir.L- one els-o, little i;i:f?" "Oh, 1 don't know ! Yen see, yon lie so poor, and mother docs not ike yon and--;h. I can I'e so easily led! 1 s h a l l fear for ir.ysi.H' drcad- ully when you are gone." - " Y o n must L e M i o u g . The time will soon pass, and t \ \ o yfi'.rsi ia r.ot n, lifetime, altlsongii it will be two years ot iiiisn y to n;e if, at, you say, I cannot tins-t you." "But J shall always love you, Jack. That at lea^t can never change." "And w i t h that I im:?t Le satis- iied. 1 know w h a t a weak little s:otil yon are 1 know t h a t I an:Id trot you oil' to church this vt ry moij.ciit if 1 liked, hut 1 am too \ 001 to do KO. You must try lo l.e (inn over your stepmother, child, until I return.. Don't let her lead you. And now one last goodby Remember, I shall claim you if you marry, so long as your heart is still mine, and one look into your face would bo enough to tell me, and I would then book your passage and ir.ino to Australia or somewhere without a word from you, and then come and lead you away. And you would, eomo it you were not happy, would you not 5" His cheek was pressed against her own, he held her closer in his arms. "Oh, Jack, yon know J would-- 3'ou know me so much Letter than I know myself!" · * » · * » · Mario Llubhcd as she thought of that night two years ago. She had loved him so passionately, but she would not admit to hersolf that sho loved him now every whit as much as she did then. She crossed the room and unlocked a small desk, 'turning over old giilish letters and papers until she came across the photograph she Wanted. It was n handsome, clever face, young, vigorous and manly. "Jack!" she murmured, and in a moment of madnchs she raised the photograph to her lips. "For the last time, Jack--the very last time I I am going to tear you up now, and tear you out of my heart too. I Khali not meet you tonight." She then tore the photograph into tiny atoms and tluew them on the fire, nnd .then, bravely brushing a tew tears iiom her eyes, she left the room. AH .she passed the study door she looked in agiiiii. Her husband was till writing. Ho did not look up, so .sho went soi'dy in and knelt down by the side of his chair in her own pretty way and nestled her head ags.inht his knee. George put down his pen and looked at her. lie did not smile. Ho was a sincere, hard worker and had not much time lor frivolities. After hismairiage ho had intended to devote only half his time to his work in order to enjoy more leisure with his wife, hut it was not long before he found that his marriage had been a mistake. Yet he did not tor one moment regret it, for lie loved hi young wife with nil his honest heart. The mistake was that ho had failed to make her happy, and it \\as a sonrco of great grief to him. He knew nothing of the old lover, of the letters to Marie from the Cape, which lie unopened in her mother's box. He knew nothing of the mother's persuasive entreaties. He thought Mane loved him. He was not to know it was only his grave eyes and gentle mminor that had fascinated her for a moment, that his famo had won her admiration, and that anger in her lover's long silence, for she never knew that her stepmother had seized the letters, tempted her to marry him. George did not know all that, and he wondered how it was that he had failed to make her happy. "What is it, Marie?'-' he said softly, as he looked down on tho bowed head. "Oh, George, you are such a good old husband.' 1 the girl said, "and wo have not spoken to each other nil clay, and this is my birthday!" He raised the curly head and looked into her lace, but she would not look at him, so he pressed her head ently against his shoulder and Icokod gravely down at tho sweet profile. "And, George," she went on, "I am going to love you more--oh, much more than I have ever loved you bel'oiel" lie kissed her teiideily. Neither spoke much. Tea was brought into tho library, but they did not seem to notice it or to icmember tho Jance that was to bo given that night. * * * u * * * Tho dance-was iii full swing. Jack Stuart was there, looking as handsome and manly as ever. He did not approach Marie or ask her to dance with him, but when he formally took her hand on entering sho thought he looked at her ro- proachiully. He had seen her driving in the morning, he said. It was then that he noticed how unhappy she looked, for it was almost as seen as she "teturned that tho note was put into her hand. So that he must surely love her still. So Marie consoled heiself as she watched him dancing with other ivomeu and looking into other women's eyes. Of course it was all done :o ward oil' suspicion, yet in spite of Mario's animated conversation, in spite of tho attention she gave to each of her paitneis, her eyesfol-' lowed hei lo\er everywhere. She noticed every bend of the aandsomo head, every expression of he frank face that never once ;iinied in her dhectiou. Every ac- ion of his sowed to remind her low inneli she loved him. Ho looked unconcernedly happy. Marie might have been tho veriest ·anger to him. Instead of two long years it might have been only :he day befoie that he had left her. No one would have believed that she had over been in his arms, that he had uttered passionate words of love to her. It maddened her. If lie had pleaded with hei, reproached her, danced with her or even looked it her, it would have helped her to resist him, to remember George ind to keep those brave lesolutions bhc had made. She loved him and he simply ignored her, and she was jealous--madly jealous. She had so much to tell him, so much to ask Inm. Yes, she would meet him. She was in his hands; he should lead lier away. Of course his apparent neglect was to win d oil suspicion. He loved her, or he would not have sent her the note. She had very little to pack, just a small bag. She could buy anything elbe she wanted after- tvard. Oieoigo came tip to hei while she was deep in t h o u g h t . She started, t m m d pule and then laughed. But she did not know whether she was l a u g h i n g or c i y i n g "You look i l l , child," he said ently. "1 wish Ihi.s affair was over. You i;ie e.M'ilul and hysteric:il. I n o i u i d it also this- atteinoon. Tomorrow 1 nnibt take you awny for a change." "Yes, George, I am not well. There is a big lump in my throat, p.ml I do not feel as though I quite know what 1 am doing. IF I should tlo a n y t h i n g dreadful tonight, you will undeistand--you will know that I could not help myself, won't you?" Georgo took hei hand in his and [elt the pulse. "You are feverish, clear Go up stairs and lie down for half an hour. Tomorrow I will take you away." When Mario reached her roam, die talked tho door. Then she hurriedly opened n small portmanteau and threw in a few things. Of course she would not go with Jack. Sho would just put n few things together tor fun. George \\as- co go'Al. she could not possibly leavo him, Ste would KO to the i boathouse and meet Jack. Of course [ there could bo no harm in that. But sho would not go with him. In the j meantime she would just iill her portmanteau. When she had finished, it wanted just five minutes to 10. She locked the bag in readiness and then hid it under the bed. Then she took a long, daik cloak, and, throning it around her, buiried down stairs through the servants' hall and on to the lawn, and in a few seconds she readied the boathouse. It was a lovely night. The glorious harvest moon was shining in all its splendor and lit up the silent river, making it look Hire n winding sheet of silver. Marie leaned against the boathouse. Her white dress was completely hidden, only the little white satin shoes peeped from beneath the dark cloak. Perhaps she really would go away with him, if he led her away that very night. But if ho asked her to meet him at the docks tomorrow she felt she could not--she could not leave George quite of her own accord, with no strong will to help her. At hist she saw him coining toward her. Pie had thrown on n light coat, as tho autumn evening was chilly, so she could see him long before he drew near, "How wicked to care for him so much I" thought Marie And she put her hands to her binning face in very shame. She trembled as he took her hands in his. "So you are married5" he said. The girl turned palo and lowered hoi 1 head. "I could not help it, Jack, and --you never wrote.'' "I wrote every week to you. But there. We must not quarrel, Marie. I am going away tomorrow and have come to say goodby. ""You are going away--and without meS" Marie raised her big eyes to his for a moment and then lowering them again: "Yes, yes, I understand, Jack. Goodby." She seemed to sway a little, and Jack was compelled to put hi.s arm nronud her. His touch thrilled her, all her scruples vanished. "Take mo with you, oh, take me with you, Jack!" she sobbed. "I cannot Lear it!" Jack held her for one brief moment tightly in his aniib, and then he released her, and his firm, resolute face looked sterner than ever. "Listen to me, Marie. When I spoke of such a thing two years ago, I was only a boy. I am ashamed to think that then I had no sense of honor. But now it is different. Think of your husband." She did not speak, and Jack saw that her faco was whito. "You are very delicate," he said compassionately as he wrapped the loose cloak tightly around her. "I must not keep you. It was only to say goodby. I felt I could not leave England again without doing so, and it would have been absurd to have spoken to you in front of all those people. We could only hnvo spoken of commonplace things. I could say so muoh to you now but-I daro not." "It is just as well,"said Marie, trying to lift her head bravely. "Goodby." As Jack disappeared Marie made her way into the house. On the stairs she met her husband. He looked fchocked at her appearance. "George," she said fretfully, "where have you been all this time? I want you so much?" And as George put his arm around her she continued, half sobbing on his shoulder, "You know that I meant all I said this afternoon-every word of it,"--St. Paul's. Face R«ailer TuIIs What Ho Thinks of Some Meu's 1'cnturen. When a face reader was asked for his opinion of an aiticle, "The Chin us an Index," printed in the St. Louis Clinique, he replied: "The thing is unscientific. The writer says tho piotrudiug chin marks the get there tj'pe of man, that the broad chin denotes dignity, that the dimpled chin indicates co- cjuettishneFu, that tho retreating chin is the chin of failure and that the other kinds of chin which lie describes stand for the other traits of character which ho associates with them. His statements are unsupported by proofs or illustrations from life or from pictorial art. Had he given the names of people, notable historical persons rather than contemporaries, having chins of tlio several varieties spoken of, his description of the traits of their possession would have been more entertaining, for in each case piesent- ed one could have formed his own opinion as to the correspondence between the feature and the mental quality which ho seeks to associate with it. Cortes, for example, Cromwell and Peter the Great were certainly men of the get there typo, hut he would hardly say that they had protruding chins. So also in regard to the other kinds of chin, from tho dignified and the coquettish to tho executive and the humble, I would say, let him show me the portraits of some of the parties whoso cltiiis give confirmation to his theory. My own study of the pictured features of tho eminent men of past and present times has led me -to believe that a face reader must be very wary when ho makes remarks upon the chin as an index to character. I could refer you to tho foatuies of plenty of men who are yot-amoug the living. Li Hung Chang is not very yielding or helpless or easily discouraged, yot no one who ever saw him failed to observe 1 tl:;.t ne bus a retreating chin--one which retreats almost out ot sight, to t h a t not even his best friend would speak of it ad protruding. What about that? Again, it will be admitted that Bismarck belongs to the get there type of humanity, and yet his chin falls behind the frontal line and also tho line of the molar bone. It is fai from protrusive. Look at the chin of the pugilist, Fitzsimmons. "1 could take up all of the kinds cf clmi detciibcd in The Cliniquc's article and show you that plenty of the people who have any one of the kinds do not possess tho mental or moral character set down over against it by tho writer in that periodical, who must be a very-pool sort of lace reader. "There aie physiognomists who, after studying a man's features from his chin anil nose to his upper story, can make a pretty fair guess as to the nature of his invisible traits, but they cannot always be sure that they get things light, and everybody knows that they often get things wrong, more especially when they have not previously had any knowledge of the man's life or idiosyncrasies. "1 repeat that it is very hard to get at the characteristics of any one's mind by his chin, and, in truth, it is not easy to get at them by any or all of the lineaments of his face. Many a great man has had features which would very surely lead the sharpest physiogno- mist to draw erroneous conclusions from them. Who, upon seeing the faco of Thomas Carlyle, without knowing of- his works, would ever have taken him to be the great thinker that he was? "There have been plenty of heroes whose looks were misleading, and lots of poets whose features could not be maclo to rhyme, and some Biiints whose faces would never remind you of a cherub, and tmy number of other people between whose facial conformation and mental traits it would be impossible to trace the con espondence. I know a strong character who has a neck of no account, an anomalous mouth, inexpressive eyes, a narrow brow and not much of a chin. You could not guess what kind of a soul he hati by looking at him. A witty ·writer once said that if Cleopatra's nose had been shorter tho face of the world might have been changed, and perhaps it might. Look at that featuie in Socrates or in some of tho mummied Egyptians who were onco lords of the Nile, or in several ot the English kings, or in nearly all the illustrious Chinese, or in most of the Finnish bards, or in Kquads ot the German princes. 1 have been a picture of Captain Kidd, once famous as a pirate, and it seemed, when carefully scanned, as though genius were there. It was said of Miraheau that he was ugly enough to, be the nephew of the Old Serpent. Thus things were, and thus they are yet. So it goes all along in history and all through the inscrutable apparitions of time. "You had better throw into your waste basket the article of the in- nonsequential speculator in The Uliuique who talks about chins." Early Attempt* to Reach the Pole. At tho close of the middle ages, when the deficiency of knowledge of the earth was great, avarice and the quest for the goods of the south led men into the northern ice. They sought to reach India by the shortest possible routes, where they would not meet rivals and enemies. This was the object of Magellan's circumnavigation. The "Ceterum Censeo" of James Lancaster asserted that the way to India was north, around America. India was the object of the polar navigators Cabot in tho fifteenth, Frobisher and Davis in the sixteenth and Hudson and Baffin iu. the seventeenth centuries, to name only n few of the most famous. It is astonishing what these daring British and Dutch sailors risked, suffered and gained. They did not, indeed, reach India, but we all know of Hudson bay, Davis strait and Lancaster sound. As we owe to the men of the stone age, who lived before all history, one of the mcst important possessions of man, the great paths tliey marked out upon the earth across streams, over mountains and through wilderness and plain, which are still the routes of today's highways, so these older arctic navigators mapped out the courses of their successors.-George Gerland in Popular Science Monthly. ,_ Fear Iu Anhunla. Back iii prehistoric times our ancestors probably knew fear as a constant feeling. They fought to defend their lives and homes from one another. With the beginning ot agriculture and the domestication of animals, fighting ceased to be the chief object of existence, gentler feelings had a chaiico to grow, and fear was not so common a state of ruiud. But wo are not in tho condition of savage tribes. We do not live in fear ourselves, and we understand that the animals we have domesticated must be treated with' uniform kindness. The horse is exceedingly nervous. While cattle do not appear so nervous, any dairyman will tell you that the utmost gentleness is necessary in caring for them. We can reason away most of our fears. Neither the wild nor the domestic animals can do so much. The one way to teach an animal to conquer fear is to let him feel that he may trust us. It is the true and only way, for it leads to lovo, and "perfect love casteth out fear."-Our Animal Fiiends. HATCHING WILD ELEPHANTS" L Stirring Uuiitini; Scene In tho Jungles of Nepal. Ma rib A. Millie contributes a number of "Stories of Elephants" to St. Nicholas. She says: The cliaso for wild elephants began next day at early dawn. We had heard of a wild herd being seen in tho Chila valley, and we mounted on an elephant to see the hunt. Mr. Bagshawe, the conservator of forests, was in command of the party, nnd Bijli Prasad was the most responsible elephant. For two long days they hunted their wild brethren through the deepest jungle, and in some places tho pampas and other grasses waved four and five feet higher than our heads even while we were riding on the elephant. Once, on the second day, the quest seemed hopeless. Through bungling or owing to the dense jungle the herd had escaped, and the ladies of the party halted for luncheon ia a deep ravine. After an hour's interval we heard tho. reports of guns and tho roaring and thundering stampede of tho "chasers'." Imagine our feelings, in tho ravine-never knowing when .the herd would be on us, trampling us over, or whether there was the faintest hope of our being "in atthedeath." After a suspense of an hour, such as few of us would like to suffer again, we decided to mount and try to rejoin the hunters. As luck would have it, from the next hill we had ayiewof the whole valley below. Eight wild elephants had been hunted by the tame ones into the valloy, and there they were, two of them being magnificent tuskers, tired to death, with no hope of escape. A firm stockade of trunk? of trees was built to close every way out. Each hill waa occupied by tame elephants and their riders, but still the gallant beasts made a noble right for freedom. It was really distressing to see their uneasiness and trouble, particularly that of one poor mother, who had such a dear little baby, not more than B}4 feet high. She was overcome the first, and was led off, attached by chains to two big tuskers, and it was most interesting to see the captors* intelligence in dealing with the poor baby elephant. They gently forced him between them to the mother's side. Every move it made was most, .doselji^bseryed and checked," but never 'one' bit of roughness did they show it. And- so it was led off into camp, the trumpeting of the mother making us feel most tearfully sympathetic. There was a most exciting fight with the others. They were simply ridden down by the tamo ones an'd overpowered only when thoroughly faint and exhausted. The biggest among them--a splendid tusker-resisted to the last. For nearly a week he had been hunted, without a chance to eat or drink, but ho still remained defiant, not yielding to any of the many champions who went forth to fight him. ' At last it was decided that Bijli alone should enter the field against him, and we held our breath in anxious suspense. Tho poor captive seemed to recognize that his last hope wag gone when his magnificent antagonist appeared, and we watched keenly to see hbw he measured the other's proportions before . their first rush of attack. How can I describe the thundering stnmpedB and the shock like the burst of a, cannon when the two mighty heads met in the first charge, tha firing of guns, the screams and cheering from tho ma- hottts, tho tiumpeting of the wild elephants already captives, who still hoped for tho freedom of their leader? But it was of no avail. Bijli's enormous strength was too much for the poor, tired, wornout beast. At the first sign of yielding four magnificent tamo elephants, with mahouts on their backs, rushed into the field. Nooses of iron chains were flung around tho huge body, and proud Bijli headed the- sad procession. The captive was secured to two elephants on each side, with chains on each leg, and BO led into camp. Mexico'* Tmble Land. Perhaps the most trying sun we have here on the table land is the midwinter sun, so intense that the native expression is that "it bites," and yet men perform great journeys on foot or horseback under the sun of winter without injury. This may be the classic land of inanana, of delay and procrastination, but the people have stronger nerves, and life, though led on simpler lines, IB happier in many ways. Nobody goes mad here from the heat, nobody tumbles down a cftrpse in the streets from tho effects of the sun, and rarely any one remarks about the weather. From tho lime of United States Consul Strother down to the present time residing and visiting Americans have never wearied of praising the incomparable climate of Mexico's table laud.--Mexican Herald. lly Ilia Hnlr. "Fuzzy had what might be called n hairbreadth escape." "Why?" "The girl wouldn't marry him because he was redheaded."--Phil- udcJuhia North American. A law of the state of Massachusetts prohibits towns from offering more than $500 e a reward for the arrest and conviction of a murderer.

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