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Algona, Iowa
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ran pppflfi CES MCMfe - PTfeR V.—c eless, the young people had bts about their coming bliss. .Ing was going smoothly and lly for them. Carrlston had at 5ken to Madeline's aunt, and . the old Scotchwoman's ready |to their union. 1 was rather We Still keeping to his ab-> m in concealing his true name. The was afraid of alarming the telling her he was passing |n alias, whilst if he gave Made- true reason for so. doing she miserable. Moreover, I found "formed the romantic plan of fng her without telling her in ,n enviable position ehe would ed, so far as Worldly gear went. of Lord of Burleigh surprise no Commended itself to his imagln- brain. I'last day o£ my holiday came, a long and sad farewell to lake ountatn, and, accompanied by Ion, started for home. I did not |e parting proper between the people—that was far too sacred Ig to be intruded upon—but even fthat protracted affair was over, I many, many minutes whilst fton stood hand in hand with |lne, comforting himself and her "iterating, "Only six weeks—six weeks! And then—and then!" . the girl who at last tore herself • and .then Carrlston mounted re- /© he was, as he said, as aane as I was. nad>fto ddwh Just jftt to Iiv6 l&e W( df btdltiafy moneyed finglishifcan. Hta intention was to take Madeline abroad for some months. He hftd fl*efl upon Cannes as a desirable place at -which W winter, but having grown somewhat tired of hotel life wished to rent a. furnished house. He had received from an agent to whom he had been advised to apply the refusal o! a house NOffeS SJ*dftTS ANt> of l-:njsn««i--fch«l'« M *» tne . ..„_, , - . "Thank heaven you can speak to me | w htch. f rottl the glowing description and look at me like this," I exclaimed. "You are satisfied then?" he said. "On this point, yes. Now tell me what is wrong?" Now that he had set my doubts at rest his agitation and excitement seemed to return. Me grasped my hand convulsively. "Madeline!" he Whispered. "Madeline—my love—she is gone." "Gone!" 1 repeated. "Gone where?" "She is gone, I say—stolen from me by sotrte black-hearted traitor—perhaps forever. Who can tell?" "But, Carrlston, surely in so short a time her love can not have been won by another. If so, all I can say is " "What!" he shouted. "You who have seen her! You in your wildest dreams to imagine that Madeline Rowan would leave me of her own free will! No, air, she. has been stolen from me—on- trapped—carried away—hidden. But I his hands. A sort of nervous trembling seemed to run through his frame. Deeply distressed, I drew his hands from his face. "Now, Cavriston," I said as firmly as I could, "look up and tell me what all this means. -Look up, I say, and speak to me." He raised his eyes to mine and kept them thene, whUat a ghastly smile— a phantom of humor—flickered across his white face. No doubt his native given, seemed the one above all others he wanted. As an early decision was insisted upon, my impulsive young friend thought nothing of crossing the Channel and running down to the south of France to see, with his own eyes, that the much-lauded iilnce was worthy of the fair being Who wns to be its temporary mistress. He wrote to Madeline, ami told her — Jf«>lp» rif Sftorl* t6 $500 A'Bfdd. Ml ft^ee td !*« thl galttes pfoyett eitMf ift tfttfetic «f art Wte. tt the renditions bl any of the|« experts afe ftt all reasonable 1 dd hat think we will be lottg in comtflff to ftt agreement." Honing will make gooo his promise. , tills do Got He tt _ he wns going ivom home for a £<v' days. He said he should be traveling the greater part of the time, eo it MB! shooting roc&fd champion British game shot, Earl de Grey hfts been compiled for A There wef e occurrencei pe SenSflfid, every fflaft --•J fata visiting cards fflade foi > fl i sion, Th«# consist of side on the rough itly by my ie. I'm Edinburgh we traveled by the train. The greater part of the two had the compartment to our- Carriston, as a lover will. |d of nothing but coming bliss and .Jlans for the future.- After a while |w quite weary of the monotony of jubject and at last dozed off, and some little time slept. The shrill itle which told us a tunnel was at ^ aroused me. My companion Was Ing opposite to me, and as I glanced |ss at him my attention was arrest|by the same strange intense look ch I had on a previous occasion at Itws-y-Coed noticed in his eyes—the clinched ar le fixed stare—the same oblivious- der hands. to all that was passing. Romem- ,ng his request, I shook him, somc- |at roughly, back to his senses. He rded me for a moment vacantly, i said: I'Now I have found out what was rating to make the power I told you complete. I could see her if I iBhed." jjL'Of-course you can: see her—in your id's eye. All lovers can do that." ,jf I tried I could see her bodily- low exactly what she is doing!" He ttke with an air of complete convic- F, BThen, I hope, for the sake of rnod- you won't try. It is now nearly s'e o'clock. She ought to be in bed .asleep." < spoke lightly thinking it better to 1 and laugh him put of his folly, gitook no notice of my sorry joke. Jo," he eaid quietly, "I am not go" to try. But I know now what was jting. Love—such love as mine— love as hers—makes the connect- link, and enables sight or some Eer sense to cross over space, and through every material obstacle." Look here, Carriston," I said aeri- "you are talking as a madman I don't want to frighten you, "i am bound both as a doctor and [ir sincere friend to tell you that un- you cure yourself of these absurd fusions, they will grow upon you, de- op fresh forms, and you will prob- ly.'end your days under restraint quickness told him what I suspected, so he looked me steadily in the face. "No," he said, "not as you think. But let there be no mistake. Question me. Talk to me. Put me to any tost. Satisfy yourself, once for all, that I am would be no use for her writing to him until his return. He did not reveal the object of his journey. "Were Madeline to know it was to choose a winter residence nt Cannes, she would be filled with amazement, and the Innocent deception he was still keeping up would not be carried through to the romantic end which he pictured to himself. VII. iX HE DAY before he started for France M a.d c 1 i n e wrote that her aunt was very unwell, but said nothing as to her mhlady causing any alarm. Perhaps C ar rIs ton thought leas about the old Scotch widow than her relationship and kindness to Miss Rowan merited. He started on his travels without any forebodings of evil. His jottrhey to Cannes and back wae the Press Association. Between 186? nnd 1896 his total l>ag was 316,699 head of game, his average for this time being about 10,000 head each year, in 1893 he reached the amazing total of 19,135, ot which 8,732 were partridges, 5,760 pheasants, 2,(Jll grouse, 837 hares, 914 rabbits, and nearly 300 various. Of tlie total ot 316,«99 there -were 111,190 pheasants. 89,401 partridges. 47,468 grouse. 20,744 rabbits, 20,417 bares, 2,735 snipe, 2,677 woodcock, 1,393 wild duck, 381 red deer, 186 deer, 97 pigs, 94 black game, 45 capercailzie, 19 sam- bur, 12 buffaloes, 31 tigers, 2 rhinoceros | and 8,424 various. Karl'do Grey, w-lio is the eldest son of the Marquis of Rl- pon. was only 15 years of age when his, record commenced. He is now nearly 45, and is as hard as nails and never tires. One of his most remarkable shooting achievements was in December, 1884, when he shot at 00 pheasants In three minutes aud killed 48 of on the ball fleld last season, Here is tlllg one that Will take a prize. During s gtttaie at Star Park, Syracuse, the bases werxs full, with Tommy Batttion on third, the umpire had called three balls on tlie batsman, when Banfion was seen to leave the third bag and walk slowly towafd the home plate. The pitcher stood in the oox wttlt the ball in his hand, and to the amazement of the crowd made no effort to put Bannon out. Tommy walked deliberately across the plate and to the bench. He understood the umpire to say four instead of three bolls. So did the battery of the opposing team, when tlie visitors recovered from their trance they demanded that Bannon be sent back to third base. No rule compelling him to return could be found in the book, and th e run was scored, which was proper. The affair created much fun, oven the visiting players red papef glazed ttiwm eftt- to *«« >",- : „ „ in the laugh after finding that there was no appeal. Tommy got 'tiie credit for a stolen base, and tho hom 0 base at that. 1'lii.V*"'- type of else wl-ltltefl wltlt a of distinction use a very 'With corregpottdlfag cnaJ send it by a messenger "—,^,,, Merohants* clerks and tradesnieft fdAtB, their cards into fours and irpoft " x>f the eight leaves tHUs mads bel to & Very large Chinese family f alien aa tj the wong or the Moy, which W6uid correspond to Smith 6r Bfdwn, he dbsa ; not write the family name, but mewlj 1 , , his given name. Mr. James John, Mir. • William Charles and Mr. Thdmsa ,-• George in New York city would reter to the Moy family or else the Uses. The third duty is making » re P*™;™£ for entertainment. Everybody -will can '. upon everj-body else and for all calle^fi Mere must be conventional refreW- ments. These include rock candy, dried shrimps, watermelon seeds, salted'. peanuts, toaeted pumpkin seeds, crystallized oranges, lemons, dates and figs, cakes of various sorts, tea and Chinese cordial. Tbese are offered to everybody and everybody is expected to take some and eata. Besides th&» there are other dlahes set oi' mounted them. Lord Walslnghum whose name is as sane as you are. He spoke so rationally, his eyes met mine so unflinchingly, that I was rejoiced to know that my fears were as yet ungrounded. There was grief, excitement, want of rest In his appearance, but his general .manner told me will find her, or 1 will kill the black- hearted villain who has done this." He rose and paced the room. His face was distorted with rage. He clinched and unclinched his long al«m- ir hands. Vi /4 "My dear fellow," I said, "yon are talking riddles. Sit down and tell me calmly what has happened. But, first of all, as you look utterly worn out, I will ring for my man to get .you some ^ _______ also'de Grey, ranks second only to Earl de Grey as a. game shot. His preserves at Merton have commanded what is probably the btgliest rental ever paid in Bngland. Perhaps no billiard expert of the present day has devoted so much studious attention and cans to tho « ame aa William A. Spluks, the young California expert, Who is now the playing partner of Jacob Schaefer, the ex- Frank C. Ives had oppor- 'which are to be looked at. In this class are roasted birds mounted! ^ on sugar legs and decorated with ex- ,-''y| traordinary feathers and little flshwk roasted or steamed and then put back into their silvery skin. There arc hollow balls which resemble oranges, but for iv shooting of. the food." "No," he said, "I want nothing. Weavy I am, for I have been to Scotland and back as fast as man can travel. I reached London a short time ago, and after seeing one man have come straight to you, my only frjoud, for help—it may be for protection. But I have eaten and I have drunk, knowing I must keep my health and strength." However, I insisted upon some wine being brought. He drank a glass, and then with a strange enforced calm, told me what had taken place. His tale was this: After we had parted company ou our return from Scotland, Carriston went down to'the family seat in Oxfordshire, and informed his uncle of the impending change in hie life. The baronet, an extremely old man, infirm and all but childish, troubled little about,the matter. Every acre of his large property was strictly entailed, so his pleasure or displeasure could make but little alteration in his nephew's prospects. Still he was the head of the family, and Carriston was in duty bound to make the important news known to him. The young man made no secret ot his approaching marriage, so in a •hurried—he wasted no time on the road, but was delayed for two days at the place itself before be could make final arrangements with the owner and the present occupier of the house. Thinking he was going to start every moment he did. not write to Madeline—a.t the rate at which he meant to return a letter posted in England would reach her almost as quickly as IE posted at Cannes. He reached his home, which for the last few weeks had been Oxford, and found two letters waiting for him. The first, dated on the day he left England, was from Madeline. It told him that Her aunty's illness had suddenly taken a fatal turn—that she had died that day, almost without warning. The second letter was anonymous. It was written apparently by a woman, and advised Mr. Carr to look sharply after his lady-love or he would find himself left in the lurch. The writer would not be surprised to 'hear soipe line day that she had eloped with a certain gentleman who should bo name- . This was the £4,000 paid by the late Baron de Hirsch for a live weeks' tenancy. Lord Walsiug-ham's greatest achievement on the moors wna the bagging of 221 brace of grouse to his awn guu in one day. Ulcycli! JiiKiiniiM^c. The signs seem not uupropltious that a practically new and specific form at insurance is soon io become established in the United States, us it lias already in Great Britain, where the National Cycle aud Motorcar Insurance Company, Limited, has achieved a separate existence with distinct functions. There is inileed, a strong reason for exclusive and exhaustive bicycle insurance. Let it he calculated on the mathematical basis ot probabilities, and It- will be readily apparent that among the innumerable bicycles now in existence many must be lost, stolen, or damaged by accident or lire-so many that the percentage is much alghei than the casual thinker would determine. There 'is not a representative wheelman of wheel-woman, it may con- CIlUHlinUU. i'leuiiv \-i. i.~" •- -«-»• ™» " ,_,, „-. !„ H,a. tunitiea to perfect himself such us were are made of dough containing in the offered to no other player of his time, interior a small piece of jam or marmo- and quickly developed into a champion. i a de. Last of all are new suits, new. boots, new skull caps and new silk hair strings, which are woven into the • queue and give that appendage its seemingly extraordinary length. ^ ' WIDOWS NOT AVAILABLE. Punishment )u , less. "This precious epistle, probably fidently be declared, any 1 doctor, he will tell you the ne." are a cjever race," answered young friend, "but they everything." jb saying he closed his eyes and ap- an emanation of feminine spite, Carriston treated as it deserved—he tore it up and threw the pieces to the wind. But the thought of Madeline being alone at that lonely 'house troubled him greatly. The dead woman (had no sons or daughters—all the anxiety and responsibility .connected with her affairs would fall on_ the poor girl. The noxt day he threw himself into the Scotch Express, and started for her far-away home. On arriving there he found it occupied only by the rough farm servants. They seemed in a state of wonderment, and volubly questioned Carriston as 1.0 the whereabouts of Madeline. Tho question sent a chill of fear to his heart. He answered their questions by others, and -soon learnt all they had to communicate. Little enough it was. On. the.morn- ing after the old woman's funeral Madeline had gone to Callendar, to a&k the advice of an old friend ot her aunt's, as to what steps should now bo taken. She had neither been to his friend, nor bad she returned home. She, had, , , would ao t be willing io pay a reasonable piemium for protection against any or all such disasters. . ,11, Unless, therefore, the standard insurance companies speedily effect arrangements satisfactory to the wheel- Ing fraternity it is to be expected that, an independent company, devoted solely to the interests ot. bicycle insurance, will soon be organixert and established. It is a great need, aud proper safeguards could easily be adopted to ob" . .. .^ ... , ..... rt ,.f 41,0 o/ivmit":! trey vlate possible abuse of. the advantages | Yo , ri . such a company would offer, WILLIAM A. SPINKS. With Spinks, as in the case of dozens of others, few opportunities were offered, and, excepting, that the western man had th e good fortune to ftill in with Schaefer,-his,..chances of steady improvement were few. But the association with the -wonderful'-Uttle "wizard" was improved by Spluks to the utmost, he stands out prominently as the leader of the shortstop class, having only two, or possibly three, really dangerous rivals. In the match game with Thomas J. Gallagher in Chicago last year Spinks defeated the silver-haired veteran, but the re- suit was never satisfactory to the la.t- ter's friends, and another meeting of the pair would be one of -the most attractive events that could'be arranged. | Recently Spinks defeated Edward Mclaughlin of Philadelphia in New One Mi-nut the Old TJtncK. He had to be a bold man who married a widow, for a few rude Jokes and a clattering serenade were not the only, punishments awarded him, says LVp- pincott's. He was deprived of benefit of clergy. Benefit of clergy was the privilege claimed by priests to be tried before the ecclesiastical courts, in which offenders were nearly always sure ot acquittal. Laymen also enjoyed the privilege if they possessed , the extremely small amount of knowledge requisite for ordination. Reading and writing were at a premium and a man under sentence of death who could read a psalm might pleaA- his clergy and escape the penalty of 'having his "height shortened by a head." In the ages when the custom, originated learning was too rare and precious to be destroyed. A man might be a murderer, but if he were the only man in town who could read V 1 "* Byron Gillette, who challenges all corners at three-cushion carom billiards, is manager of the Stag billiard room at Cincinnati. He was born in Yates County, New York, and is ,47 years old. As is characteristic of the majority of billiard experts, , he is a Tim Color ared to sleep, parted on reaching London. kind words and wishes passed jjjween. us, and I gave some more well- ,nt and, I believed, needed warn- j. He was gpiug' down to see his ifcle the baronet. Then he had some .tte'rs to arrange with his lawyers, above all had to select a residence himself aud his wife. He would no Bubt be in London for a short time, possible he would come and see me. vevy short time every member of the family'was aware that the hejv and future head was about; to ally himself to a nobody. Knowing nothing of Madeline Rowan's rare beauty and s'wee't nature, Carriston's kinsmen and j however, sent a message that she miisc kinswomen were sparing witli their go to London at puce, and would write congratulations. Indeed, Mr. Ralph f rom there. That was the last heard Oarriston, the cousin whose name was of her—all that was known a.bont her. coupled with the such absurd suspic- upon hearing this news Carriston be- cions, went so far as to write a bitter, came a 1)rey . to the acutest terror—an sarcastic letter, full of ironical felicita- emotion which was quite inexplicable tions. This, and Charles Carriston's L Q t , he honest peoplo, bis informants, haughty reply, did not make the affec- Tlie g i vl i w j gon e, but she had sent man. Hip Is the There is a good deal of discussion in local bicycle circles over the proposition of several of tlie northern divisions of the League o£ American Wheelmen to open the league to col- Marylanders are ot the it was not expedient to kill him. By the abuse of this privilege, however, it came to be that a man in England' could commit, murder, rapine or, theft and be absolved from punishment by, glibly reading a few words, This in-e- clous privilege, which was a license U? crime, was -taken away from a man; who committed bigamy. A man who had taken a widow to wife coujd no longer kill or steal with impunity; ^he had wo longer benefit of clergy. - The unfortunate fact that his wife had had another spouse rendered the living •husband amenable to the civil law. opinion that the attempt win not be Tlio World'* tlowihli 3 In a London publication, "The Year for Jews," there are such statis- countrles of the three-cushion carom gamp, making no pretense at apy other style of game, QiUette played Georfie SJosson In 1871 at lairnira, N.' Y., at the oldrfashioned four-bill game. 'Phe game WHS 1,000 points up. Slosson lost by over 200 points. When Dion was champion Wl- lette defeated him over 50 points in a three-ball game. Sexton defeated him in Rochester, and at the same place tion between the cousins any stronger. wol . d w hithcr she had gone. True, Moreover, shortly afterward the young- t ( iey aid not know tho reason for bur er man heard that inquiries were being o.roartuye. so sudden aud without lug- made in the neighborhood of Made- g - agc O f any description—true, she had line's home, as to her position and i>3i> m <- -writtnn as promised, but no doubt outage. Feeling sure that only his | they would hear from her tomorrow. the exact date of his If I could manage to come |VJt so much the better. If not he aui'd' try, as they passed through j, to bring his bride to pay me a- ig and friendly visit. jjne six weeks afterward—lato at ;ht—while I was deep in a new and ver treaties on zymottcs, a man Uag- |rd, wild, unshorn, and unkempt, ;ghed past my startled servant, and 1 the room in which I sat. He himself into a chair, and I was to recosntee in the intruder 'clever and brilliant friend, Charles VU VIW 114 AViJUJ.'* A* **•*"*»* "" --- !,_.», ...TT-' --- I -j oaity to institute such inquiries, he vexing the extent at bis fears, he now wrote and thanked biro for the keen in- back Io OoUewlv,'. Inquiries n» Ibe terest he was manifesting in his future railway station lnform«a him that s»be welfare but begged that hereafter Mr. luul gone, or had iHirvom'.l K°W£;, to Ca-i ton woum apply to him direct Lotion, but when,,.- rte over reached S anTinformation bo wanted. The i,, or * two men were now no lo« 6 ev on speak- bo found \,\f Hllv*V.*3C»^-» M" *•* " delegates'to the national assembly will be required to change the by-laws of the League in this respect, If it should succeed it would result in driving from the League every southern division, A new league would be formed in the South, and the usefulness of the National organization very considerably crippled, There would be little advantage to be gained in opening the League to colored members. The additions to the membership obtained in this way would be insignificant. It is not probable that the danger of rupturing the League will be encountered for the sake of the very questionable benefits Which are likely to accrue.—Sporting Life. A Uiu-ViiK a touce set about making arrange- lients for a speedy marriage. Although aid in conclusion ignorant of tto VI. HE JSND has corne than I ex- e d." These p e c the pad Avords in 'She has been Id iu co prisoned hand at him .,,,,„-,," lin away, ho Suo mor J ol Q |«4 tft» a«a 8 1 Q 9,4 as he woxild have treated the most bjd suspicion of WB cousin BYRON G.. GILLETTE, defeated Gallagher. Two years «B« ... CinclmiaU Gillette and Ives played I\*Q games ot fifteen points each at three'cualiion caroms, Gillette winnning both. Gillette .now double discounts "Tony" Honing, ox-champion o£ Ohio, He Uas neyev Played Sc-hae* far. When the "wizard" was here last GiHetto issued a challenge to """ J unies H. Sullivan attended the Chicago show. Mr. Sullivan has been au- thovlaed by A. G. Spalding to sign a racing tenrn for next season. This team Will follow the circuit from New York to California. Mr. Sullivan has been in correspondence with a number of tho leading tvaek men of tho country with a view of getting together a combination of men that will rival tlie eel- etar&ted TUu8-Saueer*Cabanue aggregation, It terms can be made with Eddie Bald it Is probable that he head the team. Mr. Joseph Jacobs, in summing up liis figures, makes it appear that there are now about 11,000,000 Jews in tho world, more than half of whom are residents of the Russian empire and subjects of the czar. There can be nothing more than an estimate of the number of Jews in the United States at this time, It has been greatly increased in recent years by immigration from Europe, ami is now certainly beyond 1,000,000,, A3 many as 050,000 Russian and Polish Jews have come to the \Inited States in the last fifteen years. The great majority of them are residents of the largo cities of the country, *vmo»s which New York is the Jewish favorite. It is probable that the next cen-' BUB of the United States will contain trustworthy statistics, upon the su^ ject,' • ^ % '. ;«# '•!',' • At The one mile I'unniug nwvtch between i oraig, the Scotchman, mid Fatrick CavvoU of WaWhani, Mps., caw e off Jt Boltou, lS»,g., and was easily -won A J.olUloul In July, 1895, Stefan Stapibuloff, e#- uremier of Bulgaria, was wuu'iierea ,W' the streets iu Sofia by three assassins, whp stopped his carriage <*»d &W" ed him wlih knives. Three meu cused of the crime, one of whom StambulofC's coachman, were tv" p. military U'ibumU at Sofia last and 'two who were convicted sentenced to three years '• A dramaUo incident of the charge wade iu open cQuvt by Stawbuloff, widow of the fl , that the wen on. trial wished to »WW ' 1Q1 ** untenable one. JJftwever much J»e 0»rrWpu ooww <»u»a were wUuiea shoes, ' any ojje )9»e With tM »W- biS toy«S» XJ *aal»g WW * ftP ^ «?»»' ^ *^ pifl iHMi»o> #* wtof to «^ t ffl! flw SL ( Si y SiaS« S Vim. 1&* <rf tow\*i »* <a tp \vtopm could defeat him N,P\Y it js * %«1 who finished yards fqv merely'tools, ft»d *«* derej* of her <bu*\»a4 ent government ot Ru^arja,

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