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CHAPTER XII— 11 o'clock she began to dress for beakfast. At noon she descended to breakfast-room, pale, but outward calm, sustained by the strength of a did hot intend t6 take ahy Steps to pf fa cure such a position without yowpef* mission;" And i very formally forbid it. It Would hot SUlt me at all to meet you, who have been treated by me as a daughter; you, who have had the same advantages as Marltza, at service in the house of one of my friends. Neither would it suit me to see you running about the streets of Smyrna with a roll of music Under your arm. My decision is fixed Irrevocably. We were talking of it when you entered, I shall write to Sister Victoire to-day that you are about to return to Berck. Bhe will receive you at the convent until further orders from me. Tou have, as you know, a small sum of money in the savings bank at Berck. It is now increased by the interest of all these years." "Dear madam, I beg you Will not hei In hiS neUftf Wfi&teW fefiht net** whatever his Mate* might iVSf to pfttfrd 16 BtW, woilid remaift alwayf ifteredm6l!§ td atty aitefcatlbn afalnst bfie Whoih hs kn«JW 6d Well. Sfce toid hint of her i-e* tufh to JVanee, and of the cdmpleta IgfiofancS fine wdS in &8 16 what WaS td be-fibme of her there. Should «ie *Ve? See him agairi? Sh§ hardly dared in* dulge this sweet hope, as their meeting would be admissible only with Madamd de Sof giies' conseht, and that WaS hot likely to b6 granted. She ended her letter With loving sisterly counsels** "the last will and testament," she said, of "his .tali sister." She assured him of her, unalterable affection, and In* voked the choicest blessings of heaven ott his head. Many tears were mingled .With these last WOfds, Which wete a final farewell to her only love. Per* feet calm had returned to her troubled soul. The preparations for her departure were Short. On the second day, Bill, having offered her assistance In packing, Tlomane thanked her, but de- deeply in youf paperj but especially so in """ " . , * , ,. I ixexii me rein.ii eiuuei «,. v««"«-o— - _ the poultry depart- flrst ' lt was &11 rigjrt> blit th§ y S6o t got meat. 1 b.ftV6 a fldck of mouth Hocks, i like them toettef than ahy othef bteed, for 1 think they meet my lo beatjfig me Ofi the wlli tell you new 1 theM fit tn6 j f it [^ Bi &B they had been saying the butter was otf, aad 1 knei?? It was fao t 4 My w i re an d 1 Went te Chidago ^hd i won t to the gtocef and 1 played the role of buyer, 1 wanted te buy some insolence at peace with God. The flhsul Was alone at the table; the la lies had not appeared and he seemed furprlsed to see her. "What! brave girl, already up?" He was evidently ignorant ,of what lad occurred. He continued smiling |indly on his young companion. "What a beautiful age! A night pent in dancing gives you wings for le next day. Behold the'effect of suc- 3SS." '•The tete-a-tete repast was soon ended fnd Tiomane went back to her Iwn room. In the corridor she met Lnals. "Is Madame de Sorgnes up?" sked the young- girl. Beceiving a • rein the affirmative, she went to ladame de Sorgnes' boudoir and ipped gently. „' It was "Mademoiselle" said "Enter." In this most charm- jig boudoir, Madame de Sorgnes, at|red in a. pink surah peignoir, was Uf-reclining in an easy-chair. Mad- .lolselle Pascale was seated near her. iThe animated expression of the faces speak of money." "But I must speak of It that you may know precisely what your position is." "I hope I shall be able to provide for myself," said Tiomane, with a little pardonable pride. "Oh, that is easily said, but not so easily carried into execution. My intention is to secure to you a email income, which will' enable you to live modestly," "I shall accept nothing, madam," said the poor girl firmly, but respectfully. "I shall give Sister Victoire entire charge of your future," continued the lady, as If Tlomane had not spoken, "Sh'e is very good and very sensible, and will watch over you. She will Save you from yourself. I shall then have done my duty to the poor waif whom I very foolishly adopted. Tou may prepare at once to.take the next steamer to Marseilles. It starts in five days." Tiomane listened with apparent calmness to this decisive condemnation, dictated doubtless by the wily governess just before her entrance Into the room. She did not even glance toward her triumphant enemy. Was it not better to bear defeat bravely? dined any aid, as she Intended, she said, to select from her wardrobe only what was absolutely necessary. BUt the next day the Greek servant, who had related the conversation to her mistreat came again with a formal command from Madame de Sorgnes, who required that her protege should retain all her gifts. Tiomane obeyed, and the work of packing began. Talkative 3111 had a great piece of news to communicate. Prince Hassan had asked the hand of Marltza ahd had been accepted. At that moment the bride-elect was humming a gay air in the next room. "Hein!" added Elli, with a spice of malice in her tone, "they will be well mated, the prince and the princess." CHAPTER XIV. HE DAT BEFORE ..that fixed for Tlo mane's departure was one of those enervating days peculiarly trying in that climate. Nature iseems to delight in antitheses. At noon •the heat was unendurable. At 3 o'clock the ashy gray sky became and seemed . to city like a Prom time to , _ wants, and those go od and pure butter and some that he ituated as I am, better than any other, could recommend j as sUchj he showed They are good layers and are gdod for me some of my own butter and said he flesh and are more easily confined than never had any poor butter from the many other kinds. My hen house IS man he got It from, he Said he got it 12x14, built as warm as most of the from a farmer In Wisconsin, and It cost dwellings and plastered Inside, so it is him 28 cents per pound, when he was only giving me 16 cents. I then handed easy to keep clean from lice. I notice in your paper of January 8th'j a number of plane forj drinking dishes. I have one of my own invention that I think beats them all. Take what they call a half cracker box, take the top off, then turn the bottom up; take imagine the scene W. Smith. that ruturo of Baby Beef. It la a growing opinion among many uoy uu, uieu turn me UUI.LUUI uy, io.n.^ — --- =-- ---- - - . _,,v.4nn4- tVint a 6-quart pressed tin pan, lay it face who are Interested in the subject that down on the bottom of the box; mark I young steers are destined soon to out- around the pan with a pencil, then weigh in the favor ^of tn«at . deatetj the take a key-hole saw, cut a hole In the bottom of the box a little smaller than the mark, so when cut out the pan will go Into the rim. ' The box will make a firm stand so they cannot tip tt over, and is very easily cleaned. *** retail now is more popular ambng """ f ^ .•,._„ T i _.,*n ,,« butchers than a* ty other. It cut sup greater advantage on the say, and epicures ask for it. over, an s , , If the water freezes, then take the pan I ter fact is, noted here with the- fact in tan has dfdefed several formed, the Iftfgest feeing .if whence ISO i<sa1§ are it ft'" it has alsd been reaolfed «, «»»~ — ^ feofganigfc faarsd fsees 6fl the maaei pi -.,/: those givefl of late'Jreafft M Beyffittti IB •>,.; Syria, on the same candittdns as-,in , Europe, In additibn,,the ffiifl,fit6f f ef , ; . war will distribute innate Ma ttwawa ,> j to those breeders who present the fittest colts to the remount cointntitee. Most of the stallions approved by the ~~" eminent are Arabs, although sbtne sian and English stallions ha?e ai&a been Introduced, The exportation ol horses is rigidly forbidden in Turkey, the only exception being in favor of the French administration o! haras, whictt Is permitted to purchase a few Araij BtaUlons.-Londott Live Stock Journal. Breeding Evren. A ewe may be kept in a breeding flock just as long as she continues tfl raise a good lamb each year. There it greater range of variation in ewes than in any other of the domestic animals, and hence the possibilities of selection are exceedingly great. Some eWeS will continue to be profitable until they are ten years pld, others become unprofit- THE JERSEY COW MAYBUOSSOM. black, suddenly descend upon the leaden winding-sheet. Permit me, madam, to implore a la,st time whirlwinds of reddish sand rose, favor. I have but five days to remain almost blinding the unfortunate peaes- in this house. May I not spend them in my own room, where, if you will kindly | the permit, I will take my meals?" "Certainly; I think it better for us all that you should remain in your own room." "Be kind enough, madam, to be the bearer of my heartfelt gratitude to M. de Sorgnes, whom I shall not. see trians. In the distance, the roaring of sea added to the horror of the scene. Tiomane, nearly suffocated in her room, had attempted several times to open a window; but the burning air which entered had made her close it quickly. When Elll brought her repast she told her there was a dinner party that day at the palace—a dinner of J.VJ.. U.C OUlgllCO, WllUlti J. OAlfcVii J.AUW, wwv i *,»»~v- — — „ -- . - - . 4.V»*v again, perhaps.' And to you, madam, I intimate friends, among whom were the wish to offer my very sincere thanks governor and Prince Hassan; for all you have done for me." spite of the size of the apartments, the . Madame de Sorgnes betrayed not the guests were ill at ease, the servants slightest emotion. Tiomane having ap- quite exhausted; that the guests wouia, proached to kiss her hand, she coldly permitted it; not, however, without evident 'annoyance. "You understand, then," she said In a hard, imperious tone, "that you go in five days—Monday evening, at 6 o'clock. Adieu." The young girl left the room. CHAPTER XIII. HE DATS OF 'complete isolation which preceded her Id e p a r t u re were Very sad indeed to /Tiomane. Nevertheless, her seclu- Jsion spared her the Embarrassment, the 'constraint, of life .i n common with those whom she could no longer consider friends, and this was, if not happiness, peace, She passed these five days alone in her room, entirely cut off from the gay life of the palace. In the next rooms she could distinguish Maritza's voice scolding the servants, and Mademoiselle Pascale's hypocritical tones From her windows she could see the elegant toilets of the ladies of the house and of the visitors, walking under the orange trees in full bloom on these balmy January days— the oriental spring. All this life and movement made a strange impression upon her. It seemed to her that a long. speak," Madame de Sorgnes | long time had elapsed since she moved spiled, in a harsh "tone,« resuming her eat and her indolent attitude'.'' Tlomane hesitated a moment, and ihen said very gently, but very firmly, "Dear madam, I wish to speak to you Mone," The governess rose to leave the room "Remain, Pascale," said her mistress. "Ah! madam, it Is quite natural that nip unfortunate girl should wish to peak to you alone." "Thjs unfortunate girl, as you very properly call her, will speak,.-If she eak at all, in the presence of her who i been a mother to heri to whom she Bwes m that she is, and who.even now. Ifter the odious insults of last night, trying to 4o all she can to insure her i happy future," I Tiomane's last hope faded avfay. A BW moments before, >t seemed to her "^possible that suph iniquity could be Jopessful,, She-h.ad said t,o herself.that, ace alone with'her benefactress she juld be able to persuade her of the of the charges which ha4 sen made against her, and although 4etermln«4 to }eave the house There she h&4 suffered so much, she "I SHil/D ACCEPT .NOTHING." both ladies showed the absorbing in- Irest of the conversation in which they lere engaged. Tiomane closed the loor gently a'nd approached the great Tidy. At the unexpected appearance her protege Madame de Sorgnes .ose, with a gesture of surprise and inger, and her smiling face srrew hard |nd menacing. ' AS for Tlomane, on finding herself in |he presence of the being whom she lad once loved So tenderly, she was al- ost moved to tears. "Excuse me, dear madam," She said humbly, "but I hope you will grant me few moments' private conversation vith you." "Bah!" replied Madame de Sorgnes, |n a tone of contempt, shaking off the pishes of her cigarette. "I really cannot what you can add to all your lirsotence of last night." Tiomane made a supreme effort to estraln her tears, and stammered teebly, "Tes—I know—dear madam, I Vas exasperated, almost insane, and I .lost humbly beg your pardon. But I vas deeply wounded—the blow was so inexpected, so frightful. I have had lime to reflect. I am more calm now, am sure no word that can offentt escape my lips." no doubt, retire early. Indeed, Tlomane heard Marltza returning to her sleeping-room about 11 o'clock, and soon deep silence reigned, in the palace, broken only by the loud rumblings of the thunder, which, seemed to presage a terrible storm. It burst suddenly in the early morning hours, with a thunder peal which semed to shake the whole palace. (TO BE CONTINUED.) THE ALASKA MAIDEN, Her Characteristics Described by Om Abundantly Qualified to Know Them, Some of the early American settlers I *- c SA ; tte The illustration shows the Jersey England. She has been a prize winner pounds, eleven and three-fourths (jiie "ID woo** «• i/« ni__ „.„_• c<~<rnTi vanrs old thB jezssvK -=—?' h^c= xssr as = s^^srss^^ ;aaww*—r-- : ried native women. One of them who I Herbert Watney, died several years ago left behind thfl following description of the Alaska . turn it over and pu t a little warm maiden: "The Alaska maiden is a very • • tfae bottom O f the pan and queer and unnatural being. She may " out _ j was troubled live with a white man or be lawfully tne ice wi b(jfpre wedded to him, but such tender senti. a good oeai in m» ments as love for her white mastei vented this. never entered her dusky bosom. She This is a cheap dish, as 1J-win not may dwell in a flne cottage, wear silks COBt over 10 cents. I write this lor u and fine raiment and live upon dainty may be of some benefit to tnose food and in ease, but to be good and | b.ave small flocks, true to him who labors to supply her with these fine things is not according to the Hoyle of her clan. The cottage, silks, well supplied table and liberal allowances of cash are her avo Burn** **uv*vw. i I like this feature of the Review, for ing views and opinions we in a short time what would can and libera _ _ demands for take a long time to warn oy *• allowances o cas are ^ living with him. and if financial em- euce.— E. A. Weigon in tarmera that then *he could lesvve it with llgnlty, carrying with her grateful rer embirances, <J<?volfl of bitterness. But presence of her implacable enemy .. , causes a shortage in such view, luxuries the frisky climistl suddenly has home affairs that demand her attention. She is a very dutiful child to her aged parents, and the persistency of her mind that the American people as a whole are epicures of more or less advancement, and there is not much likelihood that their tastes will degenerate. Feeders are realizing more and more the waste of material In old steers, the older they grow the more feed being required to pro4uce the additional pound of meat. Good breeding and good feeding*is certain to, pro4uce a very e4ible bullock in less than two years. A I,600-poun4er may bring more In money to breeder, dealer and butcher than a b,aby beef,'but hardly more profit If .all the'extra feed and work are con- si4ere4.—Butchers' A4vocate, able at four years of age. We know a grade ewe eight years old that has yielded her owner $100 in lambs and wool, and when in her eighth year ehe Jiad triplets, and they were all fairly well nourished. By keeping a record of each ewe of the flock It is an easy matter to cull out the unprofitable ewes each fall and fatten them for tne butcher. The common western method of running ewes on the open range with the main flock, especially if they are with lamb, is not conducive to the best results, and ewes that are Bubjecte'4 to this mode of handling do not survive so long as those that are taken TO, housed and fed during pregnancy.— Llpht Brahma* I have been raising hens for thirty- j Sm'andYtor' cash and the depletion of I five years. The first flfte.n years we her own larder for their support is only k ep t mongrals or mixed oreeas, put *uj equaled by the amount that these old the last twenty years we have kept pure people seem able to consume. She is bred L j g nt Brahmas exclusively, inrus- very aboriginal In her habits, an* when , new Wooa every two years by pur- ^ __ __ * e SS, e l°^^™TJTf£S^S£ chasing male fowls of pure blood from m ^ ^ ^ d they ba d com- Feed tor Eggs At the. Illinois Farmers' Institute recently he!4 in Springfield, W. C. Garrison of Jefferson county, Illinois, made few remarks on poultry. The diecus- _,on was on the getting of winter eggs He said he had been fee4ing wheat an< ter h^lf and make a sneak from under the roof of civilisation for a time UftWe treedor8 . This brped bes t. My poultry houses have ordinary structures such a be did not see why Now , friend Qar rteon of m ftnd Freeh Cow» Needed. The professional tnstructora in but- termaking have had a time of It in explaining why a certain cre,wnery-i8 troubled wltb the body of its butter, the commleslop firm saying tft^t W body is Pbort and, brittle an<J crumbles corQ w , n dQ ft8 ft ^ Q ^ s shoHl(i toe m ade ^ . . TJje ^ e ^ W<J1 not » basis Pi sand in front or tne paierna* nuv«s», "°v» ,>»>» —•—-- *___, 0 o«ri fhnt «e uoi»o»« ?v"» *~i"» v. ^—~ T-—-. ..- T « munching dried salmon or cakes of sea- are general y loun^ on f ^ros, and that Jg R pQor fl - op lnter egg8> W e hav weed and seal grease. But when she Un be pulled down an4 c» ean ^ W fed exac tly that In years past^and got has gorge4 herself sufficiently on th>s j ver y year and again rebuilt'in tne jau, resuU w you—no eggs. Wheat odoriferous food and visited and gos- fn the morning my fowls get cooke4 I •» slped to iwheart's content she returns £(W( j Bucll as pptatoes, brt^d crumbs, to her cottage .again an4, with silks .. _ tuffs corn meal, all mixe4 to* soiled and torn and a breath flavore4 get £ eri A { ^\^ -we feed corn, Oftts SiMiMlls^ badly in retailing. Qne gays too mucb yater in it, one gays it worked too.col'd, ow question^ if feed 414 not 4o the bad ^|obi etc, IJ> not easy for tbe creamery men.to pt tbo bottom' facts i» all case|, aa dp not XHQ W bow tbe cows, art bJ» d )S& A private dairyman flRfta tbW 1^ effect the hardness of tbe butter tie the woyd& die pn Uev ps, strains before the imperious Utt lady, who still smoked • 'a grep,t effort she said., In a voice ajch she vainly tried to. make firm, ['Pear m&dftPJ' J iwe pome to pes y°w So 4epJ4e for me,'l thjnk }t IB better the b,oul4'be 4eQl4e4 ^t Q nce - J # Q iiot wish jtq T?Q 9f burden o'n you any jjongor, my ** a y in tDSs house Impossible after \n these brilliant many years passe4 in opulence she was $ return to Perck, almost to her former life What coul4 she 4o there? Surely, Sister Victoire, so good, so. ing an* so intelligent, wouW .._. of the house breathes a sigh of relief, Knowing that It will be several days at least before his <Jomes» tic happiness }s again broken. stand the and would continue to s , give the friendless orphan her respect and affection. Would she not be to VaTanjoW the ricn vWtow to the beach, or m eowe cpwent, a situation 9f "Mamma, dear," Is a more phras? to a mother's ear than "Honored bens are kept warm and are |e4 cooked food, mixed with, meat scraps &nd payeiwe pepper. We have Io9t no fowls from disease, but some years' miuKe have destroyed some, We fcave generally bad good Buccesj in raising - when the sitting he» fasting, followed by -Farmers' Jlevlew, • over- thoyprh it would have great-grandmothers, as* is my ppmlon alw." |e Sbrgnes interrupted, in a wag silent & order, any institutlon-a not the in tpnlsbed the spontaneous caresses oj a ohii4 are very sweet, Yet it Is possible so to erf on the side of famUlWlty, both with. placed i» a yard by fcerselt I never had any sick bens to doctor, except some ttot Have te4 scaly Putter for China,—Mr. B, s, horn, of Portland, Ore,, recently oar» ried over to OWna a sample lot 9! 8 n ? • with a view of opening a mar* Although tne steamers' have TW service, Jw got the the butter will soften' ij 89 it. wW;ae! t be BO brittle t but' tb<? main-'reasp^Ql hard fats and brittle bo4y is tbe ^acls 9!, fresb cows. Wbenjhe strippers $ne 4ried a»d fresb ce^ri-tals^ tbeir plass tbis trouble disappears,, §tf|yr}B9'«&^ Theae we witb coal pil and tone. jnodern fluently §»4 ele ao4 $h§ bum- the young an<* ww suporamw^ ti\at the sense Q{ reyerepee for elders snd superiors la upderrnJije4. But human nature is slow to adopt tjw> happy me4ium in any of Its wys and elderly people 4ecTare that manners are daily fletwU .oratlRi- Q»iy ttw WY w c * n miy - the order of things phun it c^ree every WgW March to lay 1« October ajv4 a re , , truly as tbey 49 wbe» cotton -1^449, ' most la nwt'pwW wi* ajp tliey »re y«ry *T», '. 4 : oyer IB tair ooudit^n, Respite tlie hQt weatber en 0 owtere4 at Honolglu, nn4 lie QttMwa'twtfcr prioes ^ 8B ¥; iv -» have mU»e4 at home, Re m?s> ftat to teetter develop tbe trftdj'tbe U"tt§r 4bwU ^ P ut W iB v tl * s tjjate%a ol ww4e»tm»»84awft»- soft-en jtbe h§r4 Ms In eitber^se

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