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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, June 17, 1896
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THEOTPEH ! AMONA IOWA. lY CLARA AUGUSTA tNtERNATIONAL PRESS ASSQCIATI6N, God who sees yotl every moment, who will judge you for every sin yoti com* A hundred pairs Of hands Were out- will ttretched to receive Margie when Arch mit." brought her to the shore. Her dear devoted friends crowded aroUnQ her, and In their joy at her escape, Arch retreated for his lodgings. But Miss Lee had been watching him, and seized his aihT the ^ ttidment he was Cleat- of the crowd. "Oh Mr. Trevlyn, it's jUst like a novel!" she exclaimed, enthusiastically. "Only you cannot marry the heroine, for she is engaged to Mr. Linmere; and she perfectly dotes on him." She flitted away, and Trevlyn went up to his chamber. That evening there was a "hop" at the hotel, but Arch did not go down. He knew If ho did the Inevitable Miss Lee would anchor herself on his arm for the evening; and his politeness was not equal to the task of entertaining her. "The strains of music reached him, softened and made sweet by the distance. He stole down on the piazza, and sat under the shadows of a flowering vine, looking at the sky, with its myriads of glittering stars. There was a light step at his side, and glancing up, he saw Margie Harrison. < She was in evening dress, her white arms and shoulders bare, and glistening with snowy pearls. Her soft unbound hair fell over her neck In a flood of light, and a subtle perfume, like the breath of blooming water-lilies, floated around her. "I want to make you my captive for a little while, Mr. Trevlyn," she said gayly. "Will you wear the chains?" "Like a garland of roses," he responded. "Yes, to the world's end, Miss Harrison!" The unconscious fervor of his voice brought a crimson flush to her face She dropped her eyes, and toyed with the bracelet on her arm. "I did not know you dealt in compliments, Mr. Trevlyn," she said, a little reproachfully, "I thought you were always sincere." "And so I am, Miss Harrison." "I take you at your word then," she eald, recovering her playful air. "You will not blame me, if I lead you into difficulty?" "Certainly not. I give myself into 'your keeping." She put her hand within his arm, and led him up the stairs, to a private parlor on the second floor. Under the jet of light sat old Mr. Trevlyn. Archer's heart throbbed fiercely, and his lips grew set and motionless as he stood there before the man he hated, the man against whom he had made a vow of undying vengeance. Margie was looking at her guardian, and did not observe the startling change which had come over Arch. She spoke softly, addressing the old man. "Dear guardian, this is the man who this morning so gallantly rescued me from a watery grave. I want you to help me thank him." Mr. Trevlyn arose, came forward.and extended his hand; Arch stood erect, his arms folded on his breast. He did not move, nor offer to take the proffered hand. Mr. Trevlyn gave a start of surprise, and seizing a lamp from the table, held it up to the face of the young man "YOu may preach that stuff to the dogs! Therl3 Is no God! 1 defy him and you! Archer Trevlyn, my curse be upon you and yours, now and forever! Child of a disobedient son! child of ft mother who was a harldfc—-." Arch sprang Upon him with a savage cry. His hand was on his throat—God knows what crime he would have done, fired by the Insult offered to the memory of his mother, had not Margie caught his hands, and drawn them away. "Oh, Archer, Archer Trevlyn!" she cried, imploringly, "grant me this one favor—the very first I ever asked of you!' For my sake, come away. He is an old man. Leave him to God, and his own conscience, You are young and strong; you would not disgrace your manhood by laying violent hands on the weakness of old age!" "Did you hear what he called my mother, the purest woman the world ever saw? No man shall repeat that foul slander in my presence, and livel" "He will not repeat it. Forgive him. He is fretful, and thinks the world has gone hard with him. He has sinned, and those-who sin suffer always. It has been a long and terrible feud between him and yours. I brought you here- let me take you away." fcafefttS filers oH flfiftteHget!. 1 aim frfed file Sffis to the $»d whom hd denies; attd all because ydu h&te asked itotfneV' Sidwly aftfl ellSfttty they went tip tft the house. Al<"the ddbt he Said nd gdOd^flight—he Only held her hand a niomeflt, closely, and theft turned fcw&y. Paul Ltfifnefe's. wedding-day drew near, Betweea him and Margie there was no semblance of affection. H6r coldness aeVef varied, aad after a fetf fruitless attempts to excite la her some manifestation of iaterest, he took his cue fram her, aad was as coldly indifferent as herself, A few days before the tenth of October, which was the day appointed tot the bridal, Dick Turher, one of Paul's friends, gave a supper at the Bachelors' club. A supper In honor of Paul, or to testify the sorrow of the club at the loss of one of Its members. It was a very hilarious occasion, and the toastlag and Into the RECENf tee OOIN6S IN VAfcltfUS fr Sf*OBt, tlftnat the on t!i* fctHmtt— the 1r*cut fcAoS— ttMf »e6orfceS attd Chut, Arch did not flinch; he bore the insult- lug scrutiny with stony calmness. The old man dashed down the lamp, and put his hand to his forehead. His face was livid with passion, his voice choked so as to be scarcely audible.. "Margie, Margie Harrison!" he exclaimed, "what is this person's name?" "Archer Trevlyn, sir," answered the "girl, amazed at the strange behavior of the two men. "Just as I thought! Hubert's son! "Yes," paid Arch, speaking with painful calmness, "I am Hubert's son; the son of the man your wicked cruelty murdered," . Mr. Trevlyn seized his cane and rushed upon his grandson; but Margie sprang forward and threw her arm across the breast of Arch. "Strike him, if you dare!" she said, "but you shall strike a woman!" Mr. Trevlyn looked at her and the v/^appn dropped to the floor, 'Margaret Harrison," ho said sternly, •neave this room, This is no place for you, Obey me!" . "I am subject to no man's authority," she said, boldly; "and I will not leave the room. You shall not insult a gentleman to whom I pwe my life, and who is bere as my invited guest!" "I shall defend myself! There is murder in that fellow's eye, if I ever saw it in that of any human being!" "I am answerable for his conduct," she said with proud dignity. "He will do nothing of which a lady need stand in fear. I brought him here, ignorant , of the relationship existing between you Her soft hands were on his—her beautiful tear-wet eyes lifted to his face. He could not withstand that look. He would have given up the plans of a lifetime, if she had asked him with those imploring eyes. "I yield to you, Miss Harrison—only to you," he replied. "If John Trevlyn lives, he owes his life to you.- He judged rightly—there was murder In my soul, and he saw It in my eyes. Years ago, after they laid my poor heartbroken mother out of my sight, I swore a terrible vow of vengeance on tho old man whose cruelty had hurried her into the grave. But for you.I should have kept the vow this moment. But I will obey you. Take me .wherever you will." She led him down the stairs, across the lawn, and out on the lonely beach, where the quiet moon and the passionless stars dropped down their crystal rain. The sweet south wind blew up cool from the sea, and afar off the tinkle of a sheep-bell stirred the silence of the night. The lamp in the distant lighthouse gleamed like a spark of fire, and' at their feet broke the tireless billows, white as the snowdrifts of December. CHAPTER VII. HERE was something inexpressgbly soothing In the serenity of the night. Arch felt its Influence. The hot color died out of his cheek, his pulse beat slower, he lifted his eyes to the purple arch of the summer sky. "All God's universe is at rest," said Margie, her voice breaking upon his ear like a strain of music. "Oh, Archer Trevlyn, be at peace with all mankind!" "I am—with all but him." "And with him, also, The heart which bears malice cannot be a happy heart. There has been a great wrong done—I have heard the sad story—but it is divine to forgive. The man who Wine-drinking extended far small hours. In a somewhat elevated frame of mind, Mr. Paul Linmere left the rooms of the club at about three o'clock in the morning, to return home. His way lay along the most deserted part of the city—a place where there were few dwellings, and the buildings were mostly stores and ware-houses. Suddenly a touch on his arm stopped 'him. The same cold, deathly touch he had felt once before. He had drank just enough to feel remarkably brave, and turning, he encountered the strangely gleaming eyes that had frozen his blood that night in early summer. All his bravado left him. He felt weak and helpless as a child. "What is it? what do you want?" he asked brokenly. "Justice!" said tho mysterious presence. "Justice? For whom?" "Arabel Vere." "Arabel. Vero! Curse her!" he cried savagely. The figure lifted a spectral white hand. "Paul Linmere—beware! The vengeance of the dead reaches sometimes unto the living! There Is not water enough In the Seine to drown a woman's hatred. Death itself, cannot annihilate It! Beware!" yet T? all the tflck rid* era Who appeared o& the circuit last year, Lee Richardson was the most graceful. Lithe and supple, every move* ment of his young body—for he is yet in his minority—Is ' full of swinging beauty. Whether or hot he Is the most seen, is a matter for He struck savagely at the uplifted hand, but his arm met no resistance. He beat only against the impalpable air. His spectral visitor had flown, and left nothing behind her to tell oR her presence. With unsteady steps Mr; Paul Lin- mere hurried home, entered his room, and double-locked the door behind him. CHAPTER VIII. R. TREVLYN decided that marriage of ward should had the his take can pardon the enemy who has wrought him evil, rises to a height where nothing of these earthly temptations can harm him more. He stands on a level with the angels of God. If you have been injured, let it pass. If your parents were hurried out of the world by his cruelty, think how much sooner they tasted the bliss of heaven! Every wrong will in due time be avenged. Justice will be done, for the Infinite One has promised it. Leave it in His hands. Archer, before I leave you, promise to forgive Mr, Trevlyn," "I cannot! I cannot!" he cried, hoarsely. "Oh, Margie, Miss Harrison, ask of me 'anything but that, even to the sacrifice of my life, and I will willingly oblige you, but not that! not that!" . "•' "That is all I ask. It is for your good and my peace of mind that I demand it. You have no right to make me unhappy, as your persistence in this place at Harrison Park, the old country seat of the Harrisons, on the Hudson. Here M a r - garle's parents had lived always In the summer; here they had died within a week of each other, and here, in tho cypress grove by the river, they were buried. There would bo no more fitting place for the marriage of their daughter to be solemnized. Margie ,nelther opposed nor approved the plan. She did not oppose anything. She was passive, almost apathetic. The admiring dressmakers and milliners came and went, fitting and measuring, and trying on their tasteful creations, but without eliciting any signs of interest or pleasure from Margarie Harrison. She gave no orders, found no fault; expressed no admiration nor its opposite. It was all the same to her. The bridal dress came home a few days before the appointed day. It was a superb affair, and Margarie looked like a queen in it. It was of white satin, with a point lace oversklrt; looped at intervals with tiny bouquets of orange blossoms. .•lever man „ argument; It's pretty hard to say, inless one tries for one's self, Whether one trick is more difficult than another. Even should the seeker for truth In this matter go the length of actual experiment, It is hardly likely that the desired result would be attained. The ordinary man doesn't live long enough to learn Uvo tricks. Simple as learning to ride the bicycle of today Is beside the art of guiding the old step ladder, It is still hard enough to make most of us exhaust our expletive vocabularies before we are ready to go back to our friends and tell them how we simply "mounted and rode right off." And a curious thing about trick riding is that almost every man has born In him some of the "trick Instinct." In Buffalo, N. Y., where most of the streets are as r phalted, one can see hundreds of tin can scorchers riding "hands off," any day. They say it rests them to ride so. Perhaps it does, but that Isn't the main reason why they do It. They do it because they can. This assertion, of course, Is open to the answer that they wouldn't do It If they couldn't. But to return to Lee Richardson. Imagine a gleaming white race track before you, the officials moving about listlessly on the green sward beyond, and around you and behind you the buzz, color and sweet odor of a grand stand audience; no racers sit on their wheels at the tape, waiting the crack. of the pistol—what are they waiting for? Suddenly this buzz Is drowned in a burst of music. Away down at the turn is a gray figure on a gllttterlng wheel—slight, boyish, he rides down to the grand stand, his wheel swerving right and left, like the swing of a fine skater. On he comes, with the band going mad, till he is right on the stage, so to speak, and he dismounts and takes off his cap. Nobody stands by a wheel with the grace of Lee Richardson, and the odd part of this is that nobody ever remembers just how he does stand. Richardson is only 17 years old. He was born in Milwaukee and his father Is a high official of the Monarch Cycling company of Chicago. Lee has been riding ever since he was 3 years old, his first wheel being of the "ordinary" type. His first public exhibition was given at a roller skating rink at Janesville, Wis., when he was but 5 years old. At that time, and indeed up to last year,' he made no pretension to trick riding. His performance was called "fancy riding." His first exhibition on a safety was given in the Exposition building, Milwaukee, in the fall of '93. The most important exhibition he has ever given Wftlte* Sfihget has teiufhed id Mil* tfau&ed r&thef dlsgruatlw! ^Itft tbe Sit* uatioa. He fceems to be ^'dutside the, bfe-astworks," this seasto fegafflifig -ft facing engagement, iJetrfeft «an'n6t fee induced to lefispl Waltef fcitfc afl ottef and Ihe other big firms are ffiftfhk hearted, tfdf the present he will Stay at hotfife find tfraift^ having decided Hot to go to France, as the Steaf as coffipafajr desired him to dd, but Will fetoain ill this c&tihtty and try his *heel ttt S lot of rich stakes -which have already come into view. The fast Milwaukee man learned one thihg to his surprise While in the lattd of the Puritans fthd the Raines law supporters, and that Is that there still exists a strong eombl«' nation of the big eyeld manufacturers against the high-priced riders who have been advertising their wheels during the past few years. "Those fel< lows think they have a lead pipe cinch on us," observed ganger on his return home, "but they are going to get the worst of it. They have a combination to close us all out, but I miss my Cal* culatlon if in less than five weeks there Isn't a break attd a scramble for the best riders in sight. I am going right on with my work as though I had signed for the season and will get in the best condition possible, Tb.s makers down there are trying the 100- mile racket to save traveling expenses." . I* M| , ' • Hood Sarsaparilia 'Hdod»» Pills *>! The coolness is'i J the roots and herbs V« ., atingt the two together <ns mating, You get the rigM'^M combination in *"***** Rootbeei\ Mniirlce Only i»s Manager. One of the most popular billiard men •in the country is Maurice Daly, of New York. Mr. Daly has seen the day when he could give the best player in America or France a tight rub, and, although he is getting old, his hand yet retains much of its cunning. Indeed, ho can concede a few points to 99 per cent of the ordinary players today and win a M»ii« ohlfr hy ths ChtrtM tt. ttlhrt dp., A JJo. pickaga makc« 6 gillonii Sold oterjffthott. "S. H. &M. or Nothing!'* That's the stand to take with your dealer on the SKIRT BINDING^ question. I • It he will not supply you we will. , '[ "Home Dressmaking Mado Easy/' a new bootf^ff by Miss Emma M. Hooper, of the Ladles' Hom«'/'';^| Journal, sent for 2So,, postage paid. i ^ y %;^j"~ S. H. & M. Co. , P. 0. BOX 699, N. Y. City, f-;>/| him, and unconscious of the truth that I should be called upon to defend him from the causeless rage of his own grandfather," Again the cane was uplifted, but Margaret laid her hand resolutely uppn it. "OJvp it );o me. Will you— you who pride yourself upon your high «nd deli- eate sense of honor—will y?u be such g's aWect coward a§ to strike a defense He yielded, her tjie weapon, and she threw it from the window. VYou wy tafce away my defense, Margaret," said the old. man, resplutejy, n$t prevent jne from " dreadful course will do. promise me. Archer Trevlyn!" She put her hand on his shoulder; he turned his head and pressed his lips upon it. She did not draw it away, but stood, melting his hard heart with her wonderfully sweet gaze. He yielded all at once—she knew she had conquered. He sank down on one knee before her, and bowed his face upon ' his hands. She stooped over him, her hair swept his shoulders, the brown mingling with the deeper chestnut of his curling looks, "You will promise me, Mr. , H.e joaked up suddenly. "What w}U ypu §ive m e W * pr°J»' ise?" "Ask for it." He lifted a curl of !( Yes, M . she said, "Promise me I usk, and, I will giYP it to you." (TO BE COKTINDBP.) An Electric Palnce, The palatial New York he-^.s ev. Charles T. Yerkes, the Chicago millionaire, at 68th street and 5th avenue, has not only the most complete electric lighting, heating and ventilating plant of any of the several electrical equipped mansions in the city, but it' has the largest storage battery plant ever installed in a private residence. A gas engine of thirty-five horse power in the basement is belted to a dynamo. The storage battery consists of sixty cells, having a capacity of 2,500 ampere hours at a ten-hour discharge rate, the maximum discharge rate being 500 amperes for four hours, '•The'house is wired for about sixteen candle-power lamps and has besides an electric passenger elevator and several electric motors for ventilation, pump^ Ing and other purposes. The arrangement of the lights is very artistic. The vestibule or reception hall is lighted from above through* cathedral glass in the base of a dome by 300 lights, Lamps are concealed within the carving of the principal salon' or in rosettes of colored glass and cunningly Placed in the ceilings, In the library an apparently framed oil painting, which is really a wonderful piece of cathedral glassworK, is the vehicle of the flood of light illuminates the room w}t» the soft ance of o>y.—Exchange. MAURICE DALY. • neat game, tod. Aside from his ability as a player Mr. Daly is a shrewd business man, and is one of the few exceptions of that sort among the cracks. Ho has managed with rare su'ccess many noted tournaments. It was ho who brought Ives, Schafer and Gamier together at an entirely new game—tho eighteen-inch balk line. The International Yncht Knee. The great international yacht race between the representative of the Royal Yacht club of Toronto and Commodore Berriman's yacht Vencedor of the Lincoln Park Yacht club,' Chicago, will be sailed on Lake Erie, just off Toledo, the first race of the match to be sailed oiv Monday, Aug. 24. This, together with the full conditions of the race, was decided upon recently at the conference in Detroit between E. P. Warner, president of the Lake Michigan Yachting association, and Dwight Lawrence, both of the Lincoln Park club, and G. A. B. Brown and W. R. Jarvis of the Toronto club. Toledo captured the great race with her offer of a $1,600 prize to the winning yacht and all expenses paid of both contestants. In addition to this the Lincoln Park club for the Vencedor will pay one-half for a ?2.000 prize silver cup and the Royal Canadian club of Toronto for the Fife cutter, will put up a like amount. This cup will be to the fresh water what the America's cup is to the briny, as it is expected the coming race will be followed by many, others in the future. S&eauty Spots Are nowhere so prominent as in the East. The Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway will take you there without fatigue or annoyance. Visit Chautauqua,Niaa;-' ara. the Adirondack^ Catskitts, Lake George, Thousand Islands, the Hudson or resorts. An ideal var cation. Refreshing rest, with variety, of choice enough to satisfy every one. > Booklet, giving completeinformai tion sa to routes, rates, etc., FREE I , K,'W<BER,WestemP.A. ,> CHICAGO SMOKING TOBACCO, 2 oz. for 5 Cents. ' CHEBOOTS-3 for 5 Cents, : Give a Good, Mellow, Healthy, A Pleasant Smoke. Try Them. fi LYON & CO. TOBiCUO WORKS, Durham, N. 0. •{"«(*•«*& -««©-«»-«I»-«» .*»-«!»>-4»-*»-<»-* Before deciding on your Summer M .>v. Outing, consult the "Four-Track Series," ;J, the New York Central'^ beautiful ^ book of travel. LEE RICHARDSON, was his "sitting" before the kineto- scope on March 28th of this year, Tlie Cunndlan Wheelmen, The Canadian Wheelmen's association has made some radical changes in Us racing regulations this season, in order to conform with its new racing classification, viz.: amateurs and professionals, Its racing board has established the following Dominion championships for the year, Amateur —half, one, five, ten and twenty»flve mile, safety, and two-mile tandem race, Professional-^half, one, five, ten, and twenty-five mile safety, and two mile tandem race. To compete in the Dominion championship races it is necessary to reside in Canada six months previous to the date of the races. The prises in these races are to consist of medals not to exceed ?§5 in cost. In the matter of records the following will he recog- ni?ed; Quarter, half, three-quarters, one mile, and all complete mtjea from tnis figure upward. No intermediate records one mile will be recog- , took his psket-knlf e ^nd severed the. trees, hjm.' , A ^rjpe fce, ftfp? &em.em.bjr The Prince of Wslee and ttw P.UO de Ohartres have just exc&anse<J bjribtoy presents, a<?eordin§ ta their eustpm ,«f many years j?a§t, as their, birtM O n fee eiyne. day, TJ*e QrlWU }s the eldw by a ye^ Jjo W 8f flae nizecl, Competitive records must be made at open meetings, In trials against time, performances may be made at open meetings or Jn private, and with pr without pacemakers, but the ^iase for such trials is restricted to irons May 3Q |Q, sept. 1. The annual Cycle News and Chat, Every wheelman should consider himself a committee of one to discourage or prosecute the reckless scorcher. He Is a disgrace to cycling. Many western judges of speed regard Earl Kiser of Dayton, Ohio, as likely to make aspirants for championship honors hustle before the season ends. C. W. Phillips of Chicago has been appointed by the League of American Wheelmen official handicapper for Illinois, Mr. Phillips has for many years been prominently identified with wheelmen- A statement recently made to the effect that the "assignment of dates for this year's national circuit is not cor* dially received by manufacturers, racing men or the body of promoters at large," is entirely erroneous and misleading. Advices from California tend to show that the circuit meets have been quite as successful as' could be expeQtefl, so early in the season. Of fifty dates assigned but four were refused, and three of these have heen promptly fllle<J by other parties, The Trigged Benjamin Wary smashed 33 put of 2,5 Blue Rppfcs at Sh.aj»Qfci». P»-» 7, and won the cbampiQBsblp of umberia»<j county. John Parser of Detroit steime, dates me weei? fallowing tfee D« tournament in, Chicago, and will sirs Illustrated Catalogue sent free, • paid, on receipt oi a -two-cent s by George H, Daniels, - General Benffer Agent, Grand Cental Statio>| New York, RECEIVERS' SALE »« C0( 030,000 Acrea JTarm 4,000,000 Acres Grazing Lands, Iq 1\ Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming,;; Utah. • yf Excursion Bates Fore aefuuUe"! t« REDUCEP PRICETBN YgAB9 TIM PQWW, ','' B, A. McALLASTER, Um! Commissioner, •** WEIL MAGHINEBY meeting of t«e 0, W, A- will too held in Quebec ia July, wjien tfee lollowing races will t>e run; five miles, —half. P»S m$ five pig shQ9t. Which, will ers, will have new ftU elag^ef of <Wft

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