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1845. . 52, A Family Newspap3r:-Devoted to Local and G-eneral Intelligence, Agriculture and Advertiaing.-Independent on all Subjects.-Subscription. One Dollar per Annum, in Advance. "^ ===:= ~ 3O, 1898. 1898. SATTJ:R/:D.A.:5r 1TO. 28, UNI) IPINIT H1\U l/LlvOH uuiiiimu ur umiiuji Home Office, N. "W. Cor. Charles Lexington Sts., RESOURCES, JuijeZ?, 1 8 9 5 . Puid-im Capital $750,00000 Surplus ! 3f 1000 00 Reserve Requirement and Undivided Profit?, 2E. ',76 oO £l,3S7,7(i7 oO THE OLDEST AND STRONGEST SURETY COMPANY IN THE SOU? 9. Becomes surety on bonds of Executors, Administrators, and in all undertakings in Judicial Proceedings. Docs nothing to conflict with the busings of lawyers. Accepted by tue"United States Government as solo surety on bonds of every description. GOODS. -n-n-ni'T -n EDWIN WAMTELl), and employe nnd on those of Officers of Fraternal Organizations. HERMAN E. BOSLEK, SECUETAK.Y AND TREASURER. For Full Particulars Apply to BBWBESE ft GWEHS, ATTOBXJSYS-AT-LAW. - - - - DENTON. MARYLAND. TUNIS' MILLS, TALBOT COUNTY, MD,, -MANUFACTURERS AND DEALERS IN ALL KINDS OP- Lumber and Building Material. Shipments made direct by vessel to all points on navigable water, to inland points by rail. Save Money by Purchasing Direct from Manufacturers, North, Carolina Pine, Our Specialty! WE DEFY COMPETITION IH CYPRESS SHINGLES. Saw Mill Daily Capacity, 20,000 feet. Plaining Mill Daily Capacity, 40,000 feet. STATE AGENTS FOB icnce solicited. Orders promptly filled. FARMERS! LooK to Your Interest Price? Before Get Our ·ft* Who Are Prepared to Pay Fullest Market Value on Delivery. P. H, GOLT, WYE STATION, QUEEN ANNE'S R, R, W. H. DENNY, WYE STATION, S. N. SMITH, WILLOTJGHBY, a (t EUGENE LYNCH, DOWNES, W. H, ANDERSON, DENTON, H. C, HOBB8 ,HOBB3, W- R. PETERS, HICKMAN, W. S. LORD, GREENWOOD,. C. BURTON, MILTON, E, W, INGRAM, LEWES, ti (t Direct Telephone Connections With Queenstown, Sacks Furnished, WILLIAM I. CONN, »1WM. HOPPS CO, , MD. I =J2= 1 BALTIMORE. MD. HOUSE UHLER. --DEALERS IN-- SEASONED PINE (ORIGINAL GROWfH) Framing Sawed to Correct Sizes; hingles; Uths; Flooring; Siding; Lime; Hair; Cement, Etc, !S AT OUR COAL YARD, AT THE RAILROAD STATION, i'-*- 4J Will be kept on hand a supply of First-Class Morea Stove Coal. It is the best! Farmers are informed that we furnish Kerr Bros.' Wrightsville Land Lime. Now is the time to give yonr order. Satisfaction guaranteed. FOR THE NEXT SIXTY DAYS I will have a large line of both GOLD AND SILVER WATCHES AT ALL PRICES, FROM $3.00 UP. ·well to call on me. having watches in need of repair will do T. TST. SMITH, I have" a ijood line of nil-wool Dress Goods, forty dill'orcnt shades and prices, and from 20 to 70 cc:;ts per yard. Calicoes, Percales, Ginghams in ninny shades find stylos. CLOTHING. I have n nico l i n e of Men's Youth's nnd Hoy's ClotliiiiE;. Men's all-wool Suits from £3.00 up; Roy's from SI .00 up. LIME. "Lime SI .00 per barrel; Farmer's Friend Plows §1.75. LADIES' HATS. A good assortment of Ladies' Trimmed fiats, Latest styles and prices. NOTIONS. A full l i n e of Notions, Dre^s Trimmings, irnids, etc. SHIRTS. Men's Fine Shirts, Neckwear, Collars nd Culls. JEWELRY. I can please you in a Clock, Jewelry, or n r t h i n g of the kind. HATS. I have in stock Jlen's Hats in many colors, shapes nnd styles. CARPETS. Carpets, Mattings and Oil Cloth kept n stock at all times. SHOES. Men's, Ladies' and Hoys Shoes in all the fitcst styles, at prices to suit all. FURNITURE. If yon are thinking of buying Furni- ;uro, I can save you money. Money saved s money made. HARNESS. I pan pleiiso you in Carriage Harness, dollars, JJridles, linkers. Whip Lap Dns- ers, etc. TRUNKS. I have trunks in all sixes and at all prices. If you are t h i n k i n g of buying n Sewing Machine, a W a s h i n g Machine or Wringer, ·^ciice Wire, Poultry Wire, Cultivators, 'lows. Lime, Salt. Pine and Conl Tar AT LOWEST PRICES, some to me. 1 keep everything kept in a 3enernl Store. No Trouble to Show Goods at Any Time. I solicit your patronage, W, R, BREEDING, WILLISTON, MD. Chester Riier Steamboat Comp'y Fall and Winter Schedule. Boginning November 1st, 1897, the stoam- r E m m a . A . Ford, will leave Chester- own nt 8 a. in., Monday, Wednesday and 'Yidny, stopping at Kolph's, Broker's, Quaker Neck, Bogle's, Queonstown nnd ient Island. Leave Baltimore 10.30 n. in., Tuesday, Muirsday and Saturday for same landings. Steamer Gratitude will leave Centre- ·illt 8 a. m., Tuesday, Thursday nnd iatmday, stopping »t tho landings on "iorsicu river, Jackson's Creek nnd Rock lall. Leave Baltimore 10.30 n. m., Moil- ay, Wednesday and Friday for the same iindings. fiS?"6pccial trip to Kock Hall and re- urn on Saturday's only. Leave. Balti- nore 3 p. in., Leave Kock 5.15 p. m. Guo. WAKVIKI.D, President, J. E. TAYLOR, General Agent FIRE i s your Home, Furniture, Grain, Liie Stock, or other Property Insured Against Loss by FIREORLI6HTNING? f not, if yon will apply to one of the Agents of tL« tetCoJutiiiiwwCo OF DOVER. DEL, (·on can obtain insurance at low rates. Tho Dompany is Mutual, nnd you will only pay wlint the insurance costs, as any nmouiit in ExcessofCost Willte Bcturtied in Dividends or at termination of policy. W3I. DENNY, Secretary. R. PLUMMER, Agent, Greensboro. J. B. FLETCHER. " Preston. TO THE PUBLIC I I desire to inform my friends of Dcnton and tho public roundabout that I will be at the store of STEWART BROS., in DEBTON EVERY TUESDAY, where I will be prepared to tnko ordors for nil kinds of JEWELRY and to make repairs. All work will receive prompt attention, small repairs boing made before leaving town. Orders left with Stewart Bros, will be carefully attended to. I thank yon for past favors, and hope to receive n continuance of them. MOSES G-0uiwk THE JEWELEK. Wanted, To buy a lot of best White Oak Lumber; must be thoroughly seasoned, in flitch 2.V inches thick and 10 feet long, clear of knots Address nnd state price. RUDOLPH A N K L A M , Smithvillc, Md. S TATEMENT OP THE NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE CO., OP NEW YORK, N. Y.,',1'0 DECEMBER 31,1807: Total Admitted Assets $201,410,835.41 Totnl Liabilities 183,618,335.40 Net Surplus 17,893,499.9$ Income in Marylnmi 269,789.81 Losses paid in Maryland... 203,279.17 lift fte Additional Floor and Shelf Space Our customers can more cusily make an exnmiiiiition of the Spring Goods which nro being received ulniost dnilv. In the Dry Goods Department Some lino Dress Goods, are now shown, nnd m a n y stylos of cheaper fabrics are in stock. Notions and Ladies and Gentlemen's'Underwear, More shelf-space thnn ever he- fore is occupied with Shoes, the stock being varied; all selected with cure, and tho prices w i l l strike 3 - ou as surprisingly low. Kecent wholesale purchases also include much that is desirable in the line of Carpets, Mattings, c, Here lire 50 rolls of limiting, nnd it is going at 10 to 25 cents per yard!" Handsome Ingrain Carpets now sell nt 27, 30 and 40 cents per 3'iird. "Workingiiien will find here n hcnvy stock of Farm Clothes, which will at once attract their attention. The figures sell them quickly. J.H.NICHQLSSON, DENTON BRIDGE. A LARGE ASSORTMENT --OF-SPRING 11 ii . * GOODS JEST BECEFTOI A Well Selected Stock of HATS AND GAPS. All the Latest Styles in Derbies and StrawrGoods. DRESS GJ-QODS. Ail-Wool Serges, from 32c. to 50c. Mohairs nnd Henriettas, from 3'2e. to 70c. Novelty Suitings, all-wool, fr.-m 2oc. up. A Great Variety in Children's Men's nnd Women's SHOES. A Good, Solid, Ladies' Shoe for SI. A Large Stock of Men's Youths' and Boys' CLOTHING :it Very Low Prices. Furniture, Glass and Queensware. In fact anything the public may need in our lino, at popular prices. J « Speciul Mixture for Potatoes and Tomatoes, n Rock, Bono and Fish Mixture fov Berries. We are selling the ADRIANCE PLA.TT Platform Binders, Mowers, Knkes, Etc., which ntc Guaranteed in every respect. 1:1. ~. MUI--UE1 BR®., ANDERSOiJTOWN. MD. Carpets, Straw Mattings, Rugs, Oil Cloths, A N D FURNITURE Headquarters for Drive-well Material, Plows, "Wheelwright and Blacksmith Supplies, Building Hardware; Carriage, "Wilson, Cart and Plow Harness, Paints and Oils, Tinware, Hnriicss nnd Shoe Leather, Washing Machines, Belt Lacing, nnd Steam Packing. TWELVE EOOtiS FILLED WITH GOODS ! n largo stock of Barbed Wire Cubic Wire Buckthorn and Uibbon Fencing, Poultry Netting, c. TILGHMAN HARVEY, Burrsville, Aid. S TATEMENT OP THE PENNSYL- v n n i a Fire Insurance Co.. of Philadelphia, Pa., to December 31, 1807: Capital § -100,000.00 Totnl Admitted Assets 4,91)2, 'DO 00 Total Liabilities 2.893.04000 Net Surplus i!,-209,-2U1.00 PB!CE82.g6-READOH! Ko. OS3. Brass Trimmed White En- n'lielrrt r.''lsteart, m.ulo in 5M8,42nml Stiiiiuli width";--loiijzth 75 Indies. Ithua o-K-inuh pilliivs, two incli br,i«3 vases airl dips. TUis bed rct.iila at f icin 6 to G(i,1l n"«. llnvoL' tlio maker and pave tho mid- (llcmnirs profit s. Our Catalogues aro mailed Tor tlio asfcini;. Complete lines of Furniture, Draperies, Crockery, Pictures, Mil-rots, Stoves, Befritrera- tots, Ilauy CaiTiiiges, Lamp's, Bedding, etc., nro o mi aincil in tlicso books. Our fjitlioxraplicil Carpet Catalogue show- ins all noods in liaiid-pafnted colors ia also free; if Carpet samples are wanted i:ail us 8c. in stamps. Drop a postal at onco in tho money-savers nml rcnicm- hcr Hint wo jiny freight 111 Is »io»t!i on ptircliitHPH of ('nrpets, fiiicc {'Krliiins, I'i-(ii'rs and Kc^3 nitioiiutiiicr to $ und over. EAI/TIMOSIE, DID. McrmoN THIS PAPER. FXDX'S AUCTION_8ALES! The Greatest, Fairest and Largest Horse- Dealers that Maryland Has Ever Known Are . FOX SONS. We sell mure horses and can SHOW YOU MORE HORSES than yon pan find in any stnWo in the Slate. DON'T MISS OUR AUCTION SALES! Von w i l l wonder how cheap we sell horses. Every horse oflbrod is Sold for What Is Bid, And you can take them home, and if mis- roproir-uled ship thrill back and got vonr money back. THE LARGEST HORSE DEALERS IN MARYLAND. M. FOX SONS, A u c r i o x K i : u s .VXD I-ROIMIIKTOIIS, 318-320-322 NORTH ST., Ba.ltii-n.ore, f heeler Transportation Line D A I L Y STEAMERS FOR Great Choptank, Trappe and Tuckahoe Rivers. On and after A p r i l 27th, 1897, steamers will leave Pier a Lijjht Street Wharf .laily except Sundays at I) p. in., for Oxford, Truppe. Cambridge, Chancellor's, Socr.Hary. Clark's, Choptank, Lloyd's, Dover Bridge, Kingston, JleCnrly's, Ganey's, Todd's. Drnvnes', Towers.', W i l l U t o n , Tuckalioo Bridge, liccsc's, Coward's, Cov-" oy's, liillsbimi and Qnoen Antic. A r r i v i n g at Oxford the following morning in l i m a for connection \vith the Delaware Chesapeake II. U., and at Cambridge w i t h the Cambridge Senford R. 1'. R e t u r n i n g will leave Ilillsboro, daily except Saturday nt 10 :. m.; Covey's 10.30; Coward's 11; Williston 1 p. m.; Gnncy's 1.30; ileOarty's 2; Kingston 2.15; Dover Urhluc - 2.;;0;' Mod ford's, (Choptank) -I; Clark's -t.lo; Secretary, 5; Cambridge 7; Trappe 8.ISO and Oxford 10. stopping at i n t e r m e d i a t e landings." arriving in Baltimore curly the f o l l o w i n g mornings. Faro fur IJoiind-tiip--First-class, 60c. ·· ·' " Second-class, 40c. Straight Fare--First-cliiss, 35o. " " Socond-class, 30c Freight received until G p. in. daily for nil hmdinn's. ^E. B. WHEELER, Agent, Pier 5 Light St., Baltimore. R. R. COIIKK. Asronl at Williston. The Steamer Greensboro (CAIT. 1). S. BKOCKW.Y, MASTER,) W i l l p l v between nnd 1JALT1MOKK AVeekly, touching n t n l l l a n d i n g s between Greensbor- ousjh nnd Dcntou. On and nftei 1 J u l y 4, slciuner will Iciivo for Biillinu.re every -Monday FREIGHTS M O D E R A T E , CAPACITY A M P L E The pntronnge of our merchants and J'arnu'is solicited that this linn nuiy be made .1 success. Full information by in- q u i r i n g of G E O R G E F. DTLL, AGENT, I). S BROC'ICWAY. MASTKR, Greensborough, Md. Or IIA UK Y A. ROE, AOKNT, Den ton, Md. SSyLargo granaries always ready to receive grain. REED'S TO GET BARGAINS IPi HARNESS I If in need of a n y t h i n g in my line it will be to your ndvnnliige to o \ n n i i n o what I have to show before puicluising elsewhere. .My stock includes Dusters, Sheets, Fly Sets, Ear Tips, Whips, Harness as low as S7, llniid-mndc lliirnots to order, Collars, Uridles, Axlo and Harness Oil, Whip Socl:ets, Pads of nil kinds. repaired and clenned nt W. 6. REED, Dpnton. Aid. short notice. C, PERCY DUNNING, CONSTABLE AND COLLECTOR, DESTON, MARITLANB Reference Dentoii Nntionnl Dauk. BILL'S "WILD ROSE." The sun was setting in n sea of rainbow hues behind the tall, gray peaked mountain tops, whose somber jaggedness here and there glinted brightly where the golden shafts of diaphanous sunbeam kissed thorn. The lurid glow of the light of the retting sun tilled the atmosphere with a weird, fiery haze, the grayish yellow sand of the earth gleamed more golden, and the dark olive of the umbrageous trees shone of brighter green. A group of men ore clustered loungiugly about the iloor of Gruff Rock tavern. "It ain't nutbin to none of us," one of the miners is saying, "ex- ceptin that what hurts Bill hurts us." "If Master David means wrong by the girl," another says, and his fists clinch incidentally. "Hoi 1 on. Buck," some one interrupts him. "If in all the white faced aristocracy there's one gen'le- man, it's Master David." "Gosh, I wonder if Bill knows?" "Shut up, comrades! Hereheis." A form, uncommonly tall, stalwart as an oak, straight as a pine, advances toward the group. He strides to a vacant chair in silence. There's nothing prepossessingly handsome about this gruff westerner excepting the gentleness that lurks about his mouth. Bill had perceived the seemingly mutual partiality of his little Rose and the pale faced stranger, yet why had every one perceived it? When young Lodding, a stalwart stripling, had come to Pawnee Bill to toll, in his honest, faltering eloquence, the story of his love for little Koso, Bill shook the boy's hand with kind beartedness. "Lod," Bill eaid, "Hove nay little gal better nor anything else on earth, but you're worthy of her, lad. Go ask the chit, and my heart and godspeed go with yon." Lodding never broached the subject to Bill afterward, but his eyes lowered and his lips twitched painfully whenever the great blue eyes of Bill mot his. Rose never mentioned Loci's nanio now, while there was a time when she would run to Bill with a merry .laugh to exhibit the rare mountain stone or n brace of game that Lod had given her. That was before there had been a question of love; but now--well, now it was different. * · * * * * · Among the miners all conversational desire seems to have tied, and each, engaged with his own thoughts, seems not to be conscious of the long silence. Some distance eastward, silhouetted against the transparent blue of the evening sky, two forms aro visible meandering slowly along the rocky bowlders and low lying cliffs--the figure of a girl, from the wide rim of whose hat floats a tangle of sunny curls, a smile lighting the comeliness of her youthful countenance as she places one slender baud in that of her companion, who offers his assistance from where he stands on a jutting rock a little beneath her. His lips part in a genial smile, as though he had said something amusing or pleasant, and the girl's smiling face breaks into ripplea of laughing smilee. Pawnee Bill has turned and gazes at the tableau in silence. He-utters no word. Eisiug silently, he moves slon'ly from tho still companionship of his comrades. As he moves from his comrades they look at him in silence. What harm could come to Pawnee Bill's Eoso? What would that aristocrat be in Pawnee Bill's hands? A helpless atom, a reed--why, nothing at all. * · * · · · · "Do let us stop here. I'm tired, Master David." "Rose, why do you persist in calling me Master David? Do you not like David just as well?" "Yes, but--you see--everybody here calls you Master David, and. why should I be different from anybody else?" "You cannot help being that, Rose; at least not to mo. Now, to please me, let me hear you say David." She looked at him, half timidly at first; then, fixing her glance firmly on his, she says clearly and sweetly, "David." "Bravely done I But I have not yet finished. Could you not say 'dear David?' " The long lashes are lowered now, tuul her face is crimson flushed. "Couldn'tyou, Rose5"hopleaded. She stri"«s to meet his gaze as before, but her eyelids seem to droop involuntarily, and her lips falter perceptibly as she says "Dc-ar David." She is too confused to notice that both her hands are held in his, nnd when she lifts her eyes he is gazing ardently into their blue depths. "Eose, my little Rose," he whispers, "you do not know how much I love yon." "Oh, Master--I mean dear David --you must not love me!" "And why not?'' "Well, you aro different from me, you know. We aro good, very good, friends, but--but--but--that is all- it must be all." "Well, we can still be dear friends, but I want you for my little wife besides." "Your wife, David? In your home, among your friends, I would be"-"You would be there or elsewhere what you are here--the one woman I love. If you would but marry me, Hose"-"No, no, not that--David. What could I ever be to you? An ignorant girl, who knows nothing hut v i h a t you learned--I mean taught--her. Your wife! We have been such good friends, how can you mock me so?" "Rose, darling! I mock you I You aro unkind!'' "Unkind to you't As if I would not ghidly give my hfe to save you one moment's pain! Unkind to you, deal 1 David! You do not know me. J--well, I can't help loving you, you know, but that ib all I ask --lot mo love yen w i t h all my heart --let me watch your coming and going. Let us be the dear, deal friends we have been, and when-you go away from here--why--why --you must go away someday, dear David." She turns from him assho speaks; her little brown hands are pressed tightly to her heaving breafet, her lips are blanched, ami set. She trio to conceal the tears that well into her eyes. "Rose," he whispers gently. Still silence. He listens painfully to the stilled sobs t h a t \\riug her boiom, and his heart aches as, with a wild cry of "David !" she falls sobbing upon the rocky ledgo of the cliff. In a moment his arms arc about her. "Robe, dear Eose, have I pained you? Eose, dear, do you love me?" "Yes." "I shall ask your hand of Bill. If he gives you to me, will you couiei Rose, I love you so! Will you come?" "Yes, David." * * * * * * A On the hard earth plot before Pawnee Bill's cabin Bill and the lad Lodding are conversing in low whispers.- "Yon know, Bill," Loci is saying, "I never told you afore, but Rose says as how she don't love mo, save as a friend, and, Bill, don't say noth- iu to the little girl. She can't help it, you know, no more nor lean help lovin her till I die. Then she's better nor me anyway. Master David has made her take to book laruin, andl-I"-- Bill seizes one of the brown, hard hands of Lod in his, while with the other the lad brushes the tears from liis eyes. "There, they're coming down the way now, Bill, anil I--I must bo goin. You won't say nothiu as how I was a fool and blubbered, will you, Bill, and you won't'be cross at the little un, will you, Bill? Goodby!" The eyes of love are keen, and as Pawnee Bill kisses his little Rose's upturned lips he perceives that the great blue eyes are humid with the remembrance of recent tears. "Have you come back, little 'un?" is all he says, and he leads the way into the little sitting room, which is Rose's especial charge. "I say, Bill," David commences, "I've a great favor to ask of you." "Now, Master David, what can you be askin of me? You have all you want and a 'little over, I'm thiukin." "Not quite all I want, Bill. There is something I have, not which I want very badly, and it is that for which I've come to ask." Roso's face is red with blushes and a strange look is in her eyes. Bill looks kindly at David, but the gentle curves of his month have grown to austere lines. "Well, Master David," he says. "I want your littlo Rose for niy wife, Bill." Bill does not start. Rose scans his face eagerly. "Rose," Bill said tenderly, "come hero, little un. Do you love Master David?" " Yes." The monosyllable is half a sob. "So do I, little un. If you was my son, boy, I couldn't love you more nor what I do. Tho love for my near kin couldn't bo dearer. You see, Master David, my Rose is a wild prairie flower; she has nothin but her love to give you. Tell me in your great home out east 'uiong ser- cietynucl lin'rieswhat will my little Rose be? You see, I love you myself, lad, and I could not lot you do this foolishness." "But, Bill"-"Let me talk some, Master David. I'd be the last one who'd mar my little girl's happiness or yours, but this I can't do--see her become your wife. It wouldn't be fair to you; 'twould 'pear as if we was takin a advantage of you, audbimeby, maybe, both on you would be sorry if you married, and now, as it is, you will bless me some day. You'll forget each other"-"Bill, you don't know what you're raying," David cries. Then there was a profound silence in the room, broken by uo sitniul save the low. stifled sobs of Rose against her father's knee. "Master David, Bill's cabin will always be happier for your coniin near it, and Rose will always be glad to see you. Now, goodby, lad, and God bless you. Leave my little un to me, for her sorrow is deep, Master David." "Goodby, Bill." David respected Bill's word too highly to thwart it--even so much as in thought. After that evening Rose and he spoke of their love as something that made their lives more sweet, yet as something that was going from them hourly, momentarily, and in their hearts they asked themselves, "How will it endf" * · · · · · » * It was noon. The air was tilled with mellow autumn sunshine. At tho mines the hour of rest and refreshment had come gladly--as it docs ever to tho hons of toil. The | hum »f cc':iiiig labor was still audible. Hose, as she kisses her father tenderly, places beside him the daiu- ty collation which it had ever been her loved task to prepare for and to carry to him. She smiles sweetly to ' the gruff and grizzled miners about her, who doff their hats and respond cheerfully. The story of tho love of Eose and David had been whispered -- but merely whispered--among them. To them it was something strangely holy, this wonderful love--it awed, them. They could not toll why Lod was wont to look intently at the coming and going of David and wonder perplexedly why nature had not made him such as he, that he might have won Rose's love. Still, he kved the pale aristocrat, too, and he venerated his noble conduct toward Rose and worshiped Rose all the inoro for her sacrificing love for David. Rose waves her hand blithely as, at some distance from her, David doffs his cap in greeting. Then those who were watching her saw her face suddenly whiten, a wild light dart into her blue eyes, her hands to clinch tightly, to stand hesitatingly for a second, and then to dart forward with lightning rapidity. There is a sound as of something falling heavily to the ground, a man's voice shouts "Master David 1" a woman's shriek, and the voice of David cries: "My God I Rosel" Those who witnessed the hurried scene flocked to the place of disaster. the rest of the miners following wonderiugly. Athwart the ground a heavy wooden beam lies aslant;, close by tho body of Rose, her head horribly gashed, her slender hand · clutching tightly the loose blouse of David, who lies prone beside her (consciousless.but uninjured), where Rose had dragged him from the reach of the hand of death, offering herself as satisfaction to the grim ogre in David's stead. Pawnee Bill views the scene in silence. The still unconscious form of David is conveyed from (he scene. Hands, rough from laborious toiling, gentle with love, stoop to lift the prostrate form of Rose. "Doirt touch her, comrades," Bill eays--his voice does not quaver, but it is a tone deeper than usual--"that task is mine." He lifts the form tenderly, and with his face pressed tightly to hers --white with the death tinge--he moves onward. The next day the body of Rose, still in the last, calzn sleep, lies in humble state in the little sitting room. Loving hands of kindly women have arrayed her daintily and fastened a cluster of wild bloom in her folded hands. Large sheaves of blooms are about her, breathing, their sorrow in whiffs of perfumes upon the still air. Beside the silent -sleeper Pawnee Bill sits; his hand covers caressingly the pale, folded hands of his little Rose. He looks neither around nor about him; his glance is transfixed with sorrowful intentness upon tho marble pale face before him. A hand is laid lightly upon his shoulder, a voice whispers his name in broken accents, and David kneels be- eide the sorrowing father, his face buried in his hands upon the old man's knee, sobbing bitterly. Pawnee Bill's arm steals lovingly around the stooping form and gently strokes the bowed head. "She's goiii from us Master David," he says in a low voice. David, answers only with sobs. "My little girl died for you. Master David, but I'd 'vedono the same. Maybe, anyhow, she's better off, for this was a rough old world for my little un." They watched together in silence; David's head leaning sadly upon the coffin edge, the hand of Bill lovingly twined around him. » * * * * » In the quiet churchyard that sleeps in the shadows of the chapel room is 11 little grave, and at its head stands a heavy cross of gleaming marble on which is carved the one word "Eose." It is David's last gift to Rose.--San Francisco Post. Their DlU'erent Ways. A woman always judges a man by his voice, and a man judges him by his necktie.--Pearson's Weekly. His SUCCCM. "I never had an article accepted," he said quietly. "Every man is born with a desire he cannot gratify. It is part of the discipline of life." "But your earnings?" I said. "Tho earnings?" he repeated, with a perplexing smile. "Yes. the earnings. As I told you, I wrote thousands of articles, and they were all rejected--all came back with printed or written notes of thanks-notes from all over the world, some of them very odd, some with well known names signed to them--a rare collection. One day I pasted them in n book; another day I eolil the book." "Sold the book?" I exclaimed. "To a man with an exquisite sense of humor," he replied; "a retired undertaker. What he wanted with it I do not know. With tho money ho paid me I bought a farm."-Willis Irwiu in Lippiucott's. What Wou Him. ·'Toll me, George, was it my beauty or goodness that won your love?" "Well, to be honest, it was that 'urrant jolly you sent mother."-- I'hicago Record. . . , EWSPAPEfi IV ® NEWSPAPER!

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