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l"t 1845. A Family Newspaper:--Devoted to Local and General Intelligence, Agriculture and Advertising.--Independent on all Subjects.--Subscription, One Dollar per Annum, in Advance. 1898. VOL. 52, , IMI.A.'g' 21, 18Q8. 3STO. 31, Home Office, N. W. Cor. Charles Lexington Sts., RESOURCES, Juuc25, 1655. Sil^v::::::::::=^ Reserve Requirement ami Undivided Profits. 2£',(67 30 £1,337,707 BO THE OLDEST AND STROA'PEST SURETY COMPANY IN THESOU'lV. Becomes surety on bonds of Executors, Administrators, and in nil undertakings in Judici.il Proccoduiss. Does nothing to conflict with the busmen of lawyers. Accepted by thc^Jnitcd States Government as sole surety on bomls ol e \ n j ut- "Tocom'cs surety on bonds of Sl.crllft. Registers of Wills, ClorU, of CourU, M}«*»TM and other official of States, Cities and Counties. Also on bonds of coi itiiic to s . nd employes of Banks, Mercantile Houses, Rnilroacl, Express and Telegraph Complies, and on those of Ollicers of Fraternal Organizations. ,,,,,,,,,,. , v ATjifTirT n HERMAN E. BOS US R, EDWI1S }VARFIELD SECBETAR\-ASDTKI:ASUR:K. For Full Parl.icul.-us Apply to [DEWIiESE f OWEHS, ATTOENEYS-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! IE DEFY COMPETITION III CYPRESS SHINGLES. Saw Mill Daily Capacity, 20,000 feet. Plaining Mill Daily Capacity, 40,000 feet. STATE AGENTS FOR I J f l 1U TIT 1 Tin IT fill 'orrespondence solicited. Orders, promptly filled. FARMERS! Look to Your Merest agd Get Our Price? Before Who Are Prepared to Pay Fullest Market Value on Delivery. P. H..G0LT, WYE STATION, QUEEN ANNE'S R, W. H. DENNY, WYE STATION, S.N, SMITH, WILLOUG HEY, u a ( i a EUGENE LYNCH, DOWNES. W. H, ANDERSON, DENT.ON t H. 0, HOBB3 ,HOBB3, W. E, PETERS, HICKMAN, W. S. LORD, GREENWOOD, C, BURTON, MILTON, E, W, INGRAM, LEWES, Direct Telephone Connections With Queenstown, Sacks Furnished, WILLIAM. M. C(MjiplWM.HOPPS CO., QDEEflSTOWN, MD. ( JfoL. 1 BALTIMORE. MD. HOUSE UHLER. --DEALERS IN-- SEASONED PINE (ORIGINAL GROWN!) Framing Sawed to Correct Sizes; Shingles; Laths; Flooring; Siding; Lime; Hair; Cement, Etc, AT OUR COAL YARD, AT THE RAILROAD STATION, 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. J. O. TAYLOR WITH j\ c, LIEIB FRUIT AMD PRODUCE COMMISSION MERCHANTS, 1-4 East CaracLeix St. {REFERENCES: Traders' Nntionul Bnnk of Baltimore; First Nfitionnl Bunk o 'Stewnrtstown, Pu. Branch at Ste \vnrlsto\vn, Pn. f* PERCY DUNNING, CONSTABLE AND COLLECTOR, DBNTON, MAK V1A3SB Reference Deulon Naliounl B.iuk. JAMES SWANN. REPRESENTING The Best Life Fire Insurance o DENTON, MARYLAND. DRESS GOODS. I have n good line of all-wool Dress oods, forty di Heron L shades and prices, d from 20 to 70 cents per yard. Calicoes, Percales, Ginghams in many shades nd styles. CLOTHING. I have n nice line of Men's Youth's and Hoy's Clothing. lion's (ill-wool .Suits Voni £3.00 up; feoy's from $1.00 up. LIRflE. liirncSl.OO per barrel; Farmer's Friend ?lo\vs §1.75. LADIES' HATS. A good assortment of Lndics' Trimmed Ints, Lntcst stylos and prices. NOTIONS. . A full lino of Notions, Dress Trimmings, Jraids, etc. SHIRTS. Men's Fine Shirts, Noekwear, Collars ,iul Cuds. JEWELRY. I can plonso you in u Clock, Jewelry, or .nytliing of the kind. HATS. slock Men's iincl styles. CARPETS. attings and Oil times. SHOES. ies' and Hoys Sh t prices to suit a FURNITURE. I have in slock Men's Kills in many olors. slinpos iincl styles. Carpel?, Mattings and Oil Cloth kept n stock nt all times. Men's, Ladies' and Hoys Shoes in all the ntest styles, nt prices to suit all. If yon arc t h i n k i n g of b u y i n g Fm-ni- ure, I can save yon money. Money saved money made. HARNESS. I pan please you in Carriage Harness, Collars, Bridles,' Halters. "Whip Lap DIIS- ers, etc. TRUNKS. I lisive trunks in all sixes mid nt all 'rices. If yon arc thinking of buying a Sewing [aclinic, a "Washing Mncliinc or Wringer, "'once "\Vivc, Poultry Wire, Cultivators, 'lows, Lime, Siilt. Pine and Coal Tnr AT LOWEST PRICES, omo to me. I keep everything kept in a jcnorul Store. io Trouble to Show Goods at Any Time. I solicit younpnlromige, W. R, BREEDING, WILLISTON. 3ID. QUEEN ANNE'S RAILROAD GO, SCllieiHJI.K IN Ivl-'l'liCTiAPKlI,. 28, 1SO.S. Knrtwml. JBALTO.FERRYI Westward. ". M. 5 30 Ir'iv . JL Ll!!lVC. P. 31. 325 Arrivo P. M. BALTIMORE 8 10 G 10 QTJEENST'N. 8 20 2 00 Arrive A iv A. M. 11 00 Leave. A. M. A . M , 4 4 5 Lcnv A. M Railroad Division* icuv. Lcuvc .M. A . M . G 2 o 631 638 6 4 4 651 6 6 3 7 '02 7 07 7 18 7 2 3 7 2 7 7 31 7 37 7 44 7 47 755 7 SOU 8 11 8 10 ' 8 2 2 ' 8 2 0 830 835 f 8 4 3 8 52 901 0 13 9 10 J 22 9 2C f!)35 0 55 100-5 no 10 f 10 10 t l O S G ' 1 0 - J l f 10-18 f 1051 e l l 1 f 11 24 11 30 f 11 88 11 41 f 11 45 1150 P.M. A . M . Queen?to\vn Bloomingdrtlc Wye Mi'.ls "Wiilcmghby D (J .Tuno. Qnccn A n n o Ilillsboro Dow lies- Tucknhoc Dun ton Ilobbs Ilickinnii Adiimsville Blaiicliard Greenwood Owens Ban n i n g Deputy El lend ale Wolfo Milton "Whttesboro, Drawbridge. Burton, · Lowes. Arrive Arrv. 7 55 f 7 5 0 f 7 4 3 f 7 37 A 7 20 7 2 7 f 725 7 2 1 f 7 19 7 1 2 7 0 1 C 5 4 I G 50 f 6 4 G f 40 P 6 32 f G 28 f 624 C 18 f 60(5 G O O f 5 Q 2 f 5 4 9 f 5 4 5 540 COO f 5 51 5 42 535 5 23 521 5 16 t'5 13 505 450 4 3 9 f 4 33 f 4 28 K4 20 f 3 57 f 3 53 f34!) 3 4 3 f 3 30 3 20 f 3 1 2 309 f 3 05 300 A. M. P. M. 'A" connects nt IX C. Junction fov points on the Delaware Clicsnpeuke Kuihvny--Knston and Oxford. ·B" connects at Greenwood with Dcln- wnro Division of tho Phihidclpliin, "Wilmington Baltimore Itnilrond. "0" connects lit Ellciulnlc with tho Del- awiiro, Maryland, Virginia JSiiilrotid FOK Georgetown. Sunday only, boat leaves Baltimore nt 9.00a. in., nnd Qiieenstown nt 5.30 n. in. nnd 4.30 p. m. I. "W. THOXHI., 0. 0. ·WA.LJ.KK, Gen. Manager. Gen. Pi-'t Pass. Agt. Chester River Steamboat Comp'y Fall and Winter Schedule, Beginning November 1st, 1807. the steamer Emnifi A. Ford, will leave Chestertown at 8 n. in., Mond.iy, Wednesday nnd Friday, stopping ut itolph's, Broker's, Qunlccr Nisck, JJogle's, Qneonstown nnd Kent Islund. Leave Biiltiinorc 10.30 a. in., Tncgfluy, Thursday nnd Siiturdny for'same landings. Steamer Griiti.Uulc will leuve Centrc- villu 8 a. in., Tuesdny, Thursday and Sutiuiiiiy, stoppinjj nt tlie landings on Corsicn river, Jiiqltson's Creek nnd Hock llnll. Leave Biiltiinorc 10.30 n. in., Jlon- day, "\Vcdnescljiy siad Fridny for the snme landings. BSirtJpceinl trip to Kock llnll nnd return on Saturday's only. Leave Baltimore 3 p. m., Leave Rock 5.15 p. in. GEO. "\VAKFIK],], President, J. E. TAVLOU, General Agent. Wanted, To buy n lot of best "White Onk Linu bci-; must be thoronglily seasoned, in Hitch 2J. inches thick mid 10 feet long clear of knots Address nnd state price. KUDOLPII ANKLAM, Smithvillc, Md. A LARGE ASSORTMENT --OF-SPRING ·®NS/i^ From FACTORY to CONSUMER. JUST A Well Selected Stor.k of HATS AND CAPS. All tlic Latest Styles in Derbies und Straw Goods. I§RIE@S G-OCDIDS. Series, from 32o. to 50u. Moliiiirs nud Henriettas, from "'ic. to 70o. Novelty Suitings, !ill-\vxol, fivni 25c. up. A Grout Variety in Children's jUcn's nml Women's SHOES. A Good, Solid, Latlies' Shoe foi-?l. A Large Stock nf MOIL'S Youths' tun! Uoyi' CLOTHING nt Very Low Prices. Furniture, Glass and Queensware, In fuel anything the public may need in .iirline, tit popular pi-iocs.* i Spce'ml Mixture for Potatoes and Tomatoes, n Keck, Hone and Fish 5Iix- lurc for Berries. ,Vc in-e selling tho ADKT/VNCK PL ATT iMiitfonn Binders, ^Mowers, "IliiUos, Etc., \vliich ;iio Gunriintocil in tvcry rcspott. I. 'Jv. WtiJiJ. l-kE 'Sr ANDKKSOJS'TOWN. ? Carpets, Straw^ Mattings, Rugs, Oil Cloths, . A N D FURNITURE Headquarters or Drive-well Material, Plow?, AVlicol- vviglit nnd JJl.icksmitli Snpplios, limiting iiiml\vnrc; Uiirringo, "Wit^oii, Curt und 'low Harness, Puinls and Oils, Tinware, Inrnoss nnd Shoe Leather, "Washing Jln- ihincs, Belt Lacing, nnrt Steiun PiuiU TWELVE FILLE3 WiTS BG9BS ! T have n huge stock of Barbed "\Vii-c Juble Wire ]5nelcthorr, and Rihbon I'en- :ing, Poultry Netting, c. TILGHMAN IIAKVKY, Burrsville. Mil. I Pleased Customer is The Best Advertisement. A liltlo money docs the business liure, mil our nnsiirpasi* d li e of NEW GO'JDS s ready for your insicclioi. "Why look elsewhere when you e.w. buy just what 5-011 want in the way (if Men's, Boys' and Youth's Clothing, Hats, Cups, Shoes, nnd the most modern intterns in Shirts, Collars and Neckwear itpriecs much LOWER THAN THE LOWEST. "We also ciirl-yn full nnd complete line of Dry Goods in the l.'itcst designs and colors, us well us n very IUHM iissorlment of hulios' Cross Skirts, which tire innde of stylish uiul dnniblo ninteriiil. buystliis.'p.vnct) ' Hiut.ni Itocker. ihc l-.ii'fjest size ' e^el 1 luxO Our n · w 112- , pnyc uatitlognc |i; J-'ur- / DIM pe- Crockery. | We will begin this season ivith Bargains. We will end this season with Bargains. "Wlicn in ncod of a n y t h i n g in our lino :i il will convince you. Youns vo THE BALTIMORE BARGAIN STORE, , :erop. IlIDGEI/V, Is your Home, Furniture, Grain, Live Stoci, or other Property Insured Against Loss by FIREOR LIGHTNING? If not, if you will npply to one of the Agents of ll.o I ' . . . -1 Lamps. ' . Mir- | rors, U(\Minfr, elc.. is yours for (lie asking. Sp.-uiiil siipplt'riiciits just ; s- i cued .u 1 ,- ulso live. W'rlio to-dnv. O A K I ' E I ' C A T A L O G U E In litlio- , f-'rap'ierl colors is :*lso mailed free. W i i t c for it. II you wish samples, ( send lie. stamp. M:ii iini; .-^innlus ulso mullet) I'tn-Si;. All l'ii!'i)cJ*J soivcil IVec t:;i s i i D i i t i i mul IVcip-lit Iiuiil on $0 ;in-cl:itHC! ami over. , linys ft innde-to-yonr-nacos- lire A l l - W o n l Clirviot Suit, oxKL-c'Ssiiv'n ]ii-c|Mid tf yum- st ition. U r riic Cor fi cS orttii- lo^iiij unO samples. Address (exactly as below), - J5JH.IUS SS1IMRS SON,' (© Dcpt. 009. BALTIMORE, MD. I PUBLIC LOCAL LAW, O l ' K K A T l V R I N - CAUOLTNE COUNTY. PASS 1C 1) A T T H K JA.NU- A l l Y SESSION, 1S9S. AN" ACT to n i n u i i t l Article six, ten nnil twenty- on-.-ol'ilic Cudo o f l ' u b l i c I.ocnl raws, tilli;, TC- spu-elivcly. '"Cnrolnic County," "Jlorclic^lcr Coimlv, :md "Tulbcl County.''^!!!).!!!^ "I'isll." l*i .uUiti^ three ui.-\v odious thereto, lo hu (k-sisiiuiU-d :is section t-li'i A, of Article six, SCL-- lion l,S2 A, ol~ Article ten nudst.cliD!i ]lo"A, ol' Article l\vclilv-tmu. S i c n o . v l . lie it cnacii.il hy tlic General As- sfumbly of.\I:iry\;iinl, Thai Article- .six, leu and twenly-oiie of lite Code of J'libhe Loc.U Laws, tilK-, respect 'vely, "Canaille Coiinly," '-Uorclits- ttr County," .'nut "Tallot County," biili-lille, -'l-'ihli," be, and Uic snnie urt hereby amended l»y adding llirce lieu- sections thereto, to le desijj- nnleil respectively as suction:; one hundred and forty-six A ol Ai tide six. OIH- hundred ;uid eighty- two A of Artiele ten n n i l one liundrni and sixteen A of Artiele twenty-one. l-l(i A. of Ailicle six, ik! A. of Article ten, and 1 1( A, ol Article twenty one. H shall not be law Inl for any person to kcej, put or allow his, her or their haul seine, lloal-seines. Tykes, pound- net^. stake-nets or other devieeri, except hook and line, lo b in or nsul in any of [lie waters of the Choplank Kuer or n n y of "its tributaries between the honrn of t w e l v e noon on each and every Saturday and sunrise on Ule lollowiu.; Monday nuiriiiiipf. anil any person violating any ol the provKions ol tliN section shall he deeilieU guilty of r .\ misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, belbre any Justice of the Peace- in and for any ol *-aid comities, having jurisdiction ill Ihe preniiMjs, shall be lined nol less t h a n five nor more than fitly dull.irs tor each and every offence, or sliatl he Mihjecl lo a forfuture ot the seines, nel^, lylve 1 -, boats mid appurlennnces thereto be- loiiKin'rf. or both fine am] lorl'citnrc in the discretion ol the Justice: proxiiltxl, however, that Ihe .iei-ii-.ed sh.ill have a riirlil to pray .» jury trial, or to Like an appeal to the Circuit Court of the count; wherein the accn-i-d is arraigned as in oiiier'crininal c:\ses of Ihe -nine s r ' u 'e, upon --?iv:ii£ the usual lionds required in Mich cases. .mil Ijc it. eii.-ictml, That llii.s Act shall lake cf- li_ct from the d.lle o( its passage. Approved April 'I. |s')S U.OYI; [.CMVNDKS, Oo^emor. J O H N W J K T KtVNUAU., President of the Senate. l.OUIS SCIIAI-I-'UK., Speaker of ihe House ul Dull-gates. o n i c c o r i h c c h i e f c i e i - k o f l h e Mouse ot Dekifalefl. I hereby certify that the .iforegoinjj is a true copy of an Act oi the General Assembly of Maryland passed at Ihe January Session, IMS. y,.'iiorsi-:iioi,]KK, Chief Clerk of the House of l)ulecalc-.s. AUCTION SALES! I The Greatest, Fairest and Largest Horse- Dealers that Maryland Has Ever Known Are . FOX SONS. "\Vc sell more horses nnd etin SHOW YOU MORE HORSES than you enn find in nny sttilvlc in the State. DOHTMISS OUR AUCTION SLES! Von will wonder how cheap we soil liov.-es. Every liorsc oll'ored is Sold for What Is Bid, A n d ymi i-.-m take them home, and if mis- vc)n-c£culod ship thnni biick tind get your money back. OF DOVER, DEL yon enn o1)tnin insnrniicoil lo\v rules. The Com puny U Mutual, nnd you w i l l only pay wlmttlie insurance costs, us any a m o u n t in ExcessofCost liilte Returned in Dividends or at icrmiimtion of policy. "VVJI. DENNY, Secretary. R. PLUMiIEK, Agent, Greensboro. J. B. FLETCHER, " Preston. THE LARGEST HORSE DEALERS IN MARYLAND. M. FOX SONS, A U U T I O X K K H S AJ.M) 1'ROl'UIKTOHS, 31S-320-322 NORTH ST., The Steamer Greensboro (C.vTT. U. S. ]{KOCKVT\Y, MASTER,) W i l l ply between GEEKNSBO110UGU uiul 1JALTIMOKE "Weekly, touching ul till landings between Grocnsbor- oiigh and Denton. On nnd sifter J u l y -3, stenmcr will lonve for Uiiltinu.rc every Mondwy FRKIGHTS MOD lilt ATE, CAPACITY AJll'LE Tlie pntronngc of our merchants and farincis solicited Unit this lino inny be innde :i success, f u l l information by in- q u i r i n g of G E O R G E F. DELL, A O K N T , D.S B U O C K W A Y . M A K T K R , Grecnsborough, Md. Or HAllliy A. HOE, AQKNT, Donton, Md. grnnnr.cs ulwnys roudy to receive groin. NOW ISTI iSo TIME REED'S TO GET BARGAINS Iff ' HARNESS! is T H E P L A C E If in need of a n y t h i n g in my line it will he to yonr lulvnnlngc to exnininc wliilt I Inivc to show liofore pui-elnising clscwliere. ,My stoi-.l; includes Dusters, Slicets, Fly Nets, Em-Tips, "Whips, IIarne=s as low as j §7, Iliind-inade Ilnvness to ortlor, Collnrs, j Uridlcs, Axle nnd Harness Oil, Wliip Sockets, Puds of all kinds. BSfHiuness repaired nnd cleaned ill ; short notice. ! W. S. REED, I Dsntou, Md. A MASQUERADE. Her name was Kitty, ami she was sitting on the top rail of a stile, placed where a gap in the hedge opened on to a narrow, straggling footway which moanduiecl botweeu the hedge and what was then a field of waving golden wheat. She wore n plain blue print dress, and her sweet, girlish face and brown hair, a glorious wealth of whioh, when loosened from its bondage, enveloped her shoulders, falling to her waist, were surmounted by a broad brimmed straw hat, from the friendly shelter of which deep, limpid gray eyes gleamed, and .the pertest little nose possible was visible. His name was Jack--that is to say, ho was christened John. He wna handsome and bronzed, and tho suit of flannels he wore set off his well knit, lithe figure to advantage. He leaned against the stile at her side and, to guard her against falling, had placed ono arm around her waist. "How lovely it is here now j Kitty! And to think tomorrow I must leave it all and--you !" he said regretfully. "Yes, it is horrid, isn't it't" she said, with a pout, "but you will come bade again, Jack, won't you?" placing a dainty littlo ungloved Land upon hie shoulder and glancing down at his handsome face into tho earnest brown eyes which looked into hers. "Come backl Why, of course I will, darling 1" Then, with a trace of annoyance: "Confound my father! Whatever he wanted to die for just now, I can't imagine I Good heavens, fancy woaring a suit of solemn black and sitting glum and proper in a mourning coach ou n day like this! But he has left me his money, I suppose, and we shall be able to get married now, shan't we, Kitty?" he said softly, drawing her to him and imprisoning tho other little Land within his own strong, supple fingers. She innde no reply, only blushing a bright rosy red and hiding her face in his neck. When Robert Holt married, it was with the distinct disapprobation of his only sister, Matilda. She did not consider the lady he had chosen to be his wife worthy of the head of one of the oldest families in England and did not Iiesitnte to tell him so, with tho result that a bitter qnnr- rel was engendered which was never rnnxlo lip and which only ceased with death. Matilda Holt therefore took a Louse in the quiet littlo west of England village of Monkwood, where, under the assumed name of Olive, she and her little girl, Kathleen, lived in seclusion, unknown to her brother, while she never told tho child sho was in any way connected with the old family, tho Holts of Holt Manor, in tho county of Sussex. · · One morning, three days after the departure of her lover, Kitty came into the littlo breakfast room, where her mother sat at the Load of a snowy draped table before a glittering array'of silver and china,with a whirl of her cool cotton skirts, her face aglow with health and happiness. Putting her arms around her mother's neck, she said: "Good morning, mammal A m i late? Forgive mol" Then, releasing tlio old lady and turning to a small pile of letters lying on si salver placed at one side of the table, said: "Whom are tho letters for, dear? Why, they are all for yon, I believe. No," with a pretty uprising of her eyebrows, "except ouo, and that is for mol" with n charming emphasis on tho last word. The letter was from hor lover. With a tender light iu her gray eyes, she placed tho missive carefully away in her pocket, intending to road it at her leisure, alone and undisturbed. Then she began her breakfast, watching tho while her mother open and rend the three or four letters which had fallen to her share. Presently tho old lady uttered a cry of surprise and looked across at her daughter, with wonderment in her eyes. "Well, maman, what's the mat- f tor?" with a. laugh. "You look as if you had seen a ghost I" "Well, I am certainly surprised, my clear, for I find you are an heiress," answered her mother. "Indeed i" said Kitty, with a laugh. "That is indeed sufficient to surprise any one who knows anything about mel" "But this is not a joke, "said Mrs. Clive. "This letter is from your \m- cle's solicitors, telling me he is dead and that under his will you are left everything. Of course there is a condition." "What on earth is it?" exclaimed Kitty, A little pucker of bewilderment showing itself in her smooth, white-forehead. "That you marry your cousin," said her mother. "If you refuse, you lose half the property." "And suppose ho refuses to marry me?" replied Kitty, with a roguish smile. , "Then you have all." "Then I hope he does refuse, I'm euro!" Kitty said, with a thought of the handsome face she had missed so sorely. "But I never knew I had an uncle, maman," she resumed; "at least not living," she added. Then her mother told her about the nuarrel. as set forth already.. "I have bcou wrong and wicked," she snid :IH she wiped the teurs frmn her eyes, "but I have been punishw; for it," she added. Presently she handed Kitty a letter which lindbeen inclosed with the one she hivd read containing the mi- iioiiiiceiiiont of her daughter's for tune. "It is from your cousin, dear. Rend it and see what ho has to say." But Kitty was not to be: « put oil cmicommff tho matter of her uncle and croa= questioned her mother why it was she had never told htr about him. "Well, dear, I was afraid you might grow discontented if you knew and would want to leave me. Then, as tinio went on and I never heard from lyonr uncle, I was nervous of approaching a reconciliation, for I t'eni'cd ho might wish you to go and see him tint! so separate us." K i t t y , who hud left hor chair and' placed her arms round her mother V neck, kissed her and said: "Never mind, dear. We havebeen very happy togolher, haven't weV Uncle was a bad, naughty man to quarrel with you, you old darling!'' The next day Kitty, who did not look so bright and happy as OH the previous morning, startled her mother by saying: "Maman, let us go away from hero for a time. Let us go and live somewhere near Holt, and then we can see my cousin there. I do not want to.see him here." Her mother glanced at her sharply, for the last thing in the world she would have dreamed of doing would have been to go' away from Monk wood. But Kitty had her way in spito of her mother's protestations. She had had it from her babyhood and upward, and it would have been something strange to her if sho had not had it then. So it oame to pass that she and her mother left the home which had sheltered them for years and took a little villa at HighclifEe, a small seaside town about 40 miles from Holt. From there Kitty wrote to her cousin, telling him her mother and herself would be pleased to see him whenever he liked to run down and make their acquaintance. When John Holt received his cousin's letter, he lost no time in setting forth on the journey to the little seaside town, filled with a determination to woo and win the girl tipoii whose answer depended a matter of some £10,000 a year extra for him to get rid of. As the train rushed through the autumn landscape ho tried to imagine what the unknown would be like, and the types he pictured were varied. Blind, lame, red haired and freckled, cross eyed and cantankerous-such were some of the to him hardly pleasant visions his imagination conjured up. When he alighted at the dreary, drafty station, he found a grumpy porter to carry his portmanteau to a rickety cab, drawn by a knock- kneed animal whose only qualification entitling it to a belief in its worthiness was the too palpable fact that it had plenty of bone. The jehu presiding over tho box seat was as antique a specimen of the genus cabby as any one could wish to meet. He had perforce to charter the cab to convey his luggage to the one redeeming feature of the town, a good, old fashioned inn, evidently, a place where hospitality in the good old days, when railroads were not thought of, was well dispensed. When he had secured his room at the inn, ho set forth on foo'tHo Sea Gull cottage, where his aunt and cousin lived. Ho was not sorry when a neat maidservant, in answer to hia ring, opened the front door, and in reply to his inquiry for Miss Markham--for that \vfl~s Kitty's mother's real name--conducted him into a tastefully furnished drawing room; for Kitty was nothing if not dainty in her tastes. "Missus will be with yon directly, sir," was the maid's remark as she left him. He sat down before tho blazing lire with a feeling of eager anticipation and waited until Kitty'smother entered and gave him a hearty, old fashioned greeting. John Holt thought he had rarely looked upon « sweeter, more placid faced woman than Kitty's mother, but as he had never, seen her before and was not a'ware exactly who she might be--for Kitty and he had always met surreptitiously when at Monk wood--he there and then made up his mind never to marry a woman of her age, no matter how many £10,000 might be sacrified. This determination, however.proved rather premature, for, after several re- jnarks about his journey from Holt and concerning the weather, Mrs. Markham said: "Kathleen will be down directly. She has not been well lately, and we have to be careful not to excite her too much." At this juncture the door opened and in came a very somberly dressed little figure, assisted by the serv aiit. John Holt saw little except a pair of immense gauze spectacles peeping out from a mass of black wool shawl, with whioh the newcomer's head was enveloped, a sweet little mouth and dimpled cheeks. He also noticed her hands were small and dainty and that she had tiny feot, but in spite of these redeeming features ho felt he could not make love to a pair of "goggles," as he termed them. However,there was a charm aboul the bespectacled littlo cousin that kept him at Highcliffe, and for the space of three weeks his name was in the visitors' list of the Highclfffo Gazette, while a paragraph in that highly estimable journal sot lortli hia greatness and wealth, assumed, of course, by tho editor. He felt that he might do worse than marry her -- and the £10,000 a year. John Holt and Kathleen were sitting in the drawing room alone. Mrs. Markham had gone out to church and would "not return for gome little time. Kitty was sitting in an easy chair before the fire, while he had drawn a chair beside her and had taken one of her bauds in^ his. "I must leave you tomorrow," he said, gazing into the fire, as though he expected to find an anawer there to the question he had decided to put to her; for he had made up his mind to propose to her that evening, "Must you, really?" she asked, and he thought there was a tremor in her voice. "I shall miss you very much, and I am eure mother will." "Will yon miss me, Kathleen?" he said softly. "Will you really miss me?" "Yes, really," she replied. He put his arm around her waist, but she did not resist him. "Kathleen, little Kathleen, may I ome hack again?" "Of course you may i" she said, with surprise. "I am sure mother will welcome you whenever you care to come to see us." "But, my dear little girl, it is you I want to please. Do you know"-with a laugh--"I have learned to care for you very much since I have been here, and I want you to give " yourself to me and let me take care of you. Will you?" "But you have seen so little of me, and you might change your mind, and"-He interrupted her with a kiss and said: "Silly child 1 I shan't change my mind. I love you, and I want you. I shall never lovo any one else." "Have you ever cared for anyone before?" she queried. "Because I could not marry u man who had." "Never," he said, telling a lie bravely. "You are sure?" she asked. "Positive! 11 was the reply. "Then do as I tell you. I know it seems rude of me. Go into the hall and wait there until I oall you. I want to bo alone and think." He obeyed and left her. When he returned at hor bidding, he found her sitting much tho same as when he left her. "Have you decided!" he asked. "I have." She spoke clearly and slowly, "I cannot marry you." "Why?" he asked wonderingly. "I thought you cared for me a little. Why cannot you marry me?" For reply she rose up and confronted him, at the same time casting from her the shawl and spectacles winch had before hidden her features from him. "Because I am"-"Kitty I" he cried, with astonishment. "Yes, Kitty! The reason I cannot marry you is because I cannot marry a man who loves my money and not myself, nor a man who, when he wins a girl's heart, looks upon it as a toy, to be cast aside at will, nor a man who swears falsely 1" Under the stinging contempt of her words and look he writhed as though a whiplash were being laid about his shoulders. · "Are not my reasons sufficient?" she asked as he made no reply or movement. "I know you thought I was a simple girl, but you taught mo better, and I determined to pay you out to the full." Her slim figure was drawn up to its full height, and her gray eyes flashed with scorn. With bowed head he turned to go and went slowly to the door, then swiftly turned and faced her and, with outstretched hands, said in a broken voice: "Kitty, forgive mel" She merely shook her Lead and, raising a slim, black sleeved arm, pointed toward the door. Something within him seemed to tell him he had played for a large stake and had lost, BO, without a word, he turned away-again, to leave her forever,--Princess. New* ami Note*. From the ^Connecticut station cornea the 'statement that the application to tobacco, for five seasons, of 210 pounds of nitrogen per aero, either iu the form of castor pomace or cottonseed meal, goTe.!- o larger crop each year and. n greater perccntugo of wrapper leaf, which is the most valuable part of tho crop, than the application of 105 or 176 pounds of nitrogen. As tho country becomes older fanners learn that pasturage for stock is far less important tbari they used to think it was. In fact, the keeping of farm stock in small inelosures iu summer and soiling them is iu most places much cheaper than the feed they get at pasture, remarks American Cultivator. That seed potatoes from northern New York, wheat seed from Minnesota and oat seed from Canada gave better results than the seed of the same varieties purchased in sections farther south is said to liave been shown by "tests made at Edgewood, N. J. The industry of encumber pickle growing, -which is carried on extensive- - ly iu various sections of the country, mot with a serious decrease of yield last scaeou through tho ravages of the downy mildew fungus. Spraying with bor- deaux mixture is recommended by the Ohio station for making it feasible to ^ continue pickle farming. "What is to bo doue," asks the New Eufilaud Homestead, "with all tho poor, black, dirry sugar that is made and jiut ou tho market for the 'mixer' to use in coloriug nud giving a certain indescribable flavor to his output -which'. he calls maple?" \-' ' 1: -

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