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f! BY HOWARD FIELDING. if
j Copvrldit,lSZ,bj lhur.nl Vklltwj. f
You and I know Vfct'y Jlttlo ttbout
fereut successes. We linve deserved
(hem, of course, nut wo linve not linil
llieuj yet. Tuerefore It will be extreme
ly illfilcult for mo to describe nnd for
you to understand the feelings of Mr.
liolaud IJIalcu In- tub early nart of the
"And 1 wiw n now heaven nnd a new
earth," win the way he expressed his
sentiment to mo wheu 1 offered my
The new. heaven must have referred
Jo the winning of Emily Woodruff nnd
Iho new earth to tljo fact that she had
ftrent possessions. It struc!; me that
this allusion to his flnnceo's money was
KL.rli! CMH TO TIIK 1(K1((.
very delicate. The young hilly Is iM
trraiMhlauHhtor nf the lute lioHtee
Woodruff, in whose shop mi llroitdtvay
jlie sllhs of ttic orient wero rilttsij(h'!cil
into crude, uulutnilsome. iiretllefiml
Krccnliiicks. Nearly all Ids wealth whs
ticuui'iitlicd to Knilly. whose father
holds it In trust until she shall he 'J."
years e.id. when she will owil !t i(s she
Owns the glove upon Uv hand.
This father of hem Is if m:!f whom
hue woidtl expect to seek a mate for
his daughter among the much malign
fcil arlstocrais of Kufo'ji'.' or the almost
equally unpopular rnltltunitlrcs of our
own country. He' Is a hard headed
man of uiisltfe'ftf dud one who would
have IiH olvff ttny despite obstacles.
Binlly 1st precisely the jjlrl who
Voufif i few with favor a handsome, ro
mantic, unpractical writer of stories,
her father Is the last man to consent
to such a folly. All who know of Ho
lauil Iilake's Infatuation regarded his
inatrlmonial chances to be as b:u) na
nosslblc. It was generally understood
)hat he littd beeii forbidden to call.
Then suddeWy ili(! e'tigagement wlls rid
nounccd. "It was as miictt A Saty'rls!; 6' Wfc tjs1
io any one," said Hblarid wh'6'n1 f vctf
iurod to approach that mibjoct. "I carf
Jiardly realize It yet. The fati fa thai
indly is a great girl a wonder, ll
seems that she lias cared for ma all
, This Idea put Roland Into a trance,
from which I
"Is Mr. WoTOrott
quired. .. . .
"Toleratff," Sflljf .Roland. "I could
Tiardly say c'ortlfaf. Wo had a long
talk auoitl iti, u'fMliiess rtffii.lrs."
"Inexhaustible, subject;" said I.
'How much fro' yb'fj 6'wc. niy son?"
"Oil. rf housain d,oat-s or such a
inattor!" lie replied. "Bui there were a
few personal debts tlja'j: I forgot trt
jnentlon to Mr. Woodruff. lie, said I
nail done mighty well eouslus'H&g iho
iiiserabie business I wa's AIL, Mr.
"Woodruff has not. I fi'ilr. n filgli op'iti
ion of literature.
"Hut what does all that manor
now':" he cMitlliifed, hl3 eyes llglitln
(ip with the glow of energy and hope.
"Look at this, old maul I've made A
lucent fc'ty.'h'Jisi 111 literature. My stories
ri Into the.iittod magazines, nnd there
ire a eeuiile of books of mine which
iiy' their KIIfjt r'i'!nnt:'erati
even It 1 don't '"'t nnythin
them, and I've dene this against the
"Worry V neavi'nS .".lid eilrth: Why.
'So, there Isn't." satu 1, nnd tno oh
Mver was perfectly franl;.
Whatever may be thought of the do- V .
give of Miss Woodruff's beauty, shei Is TV
leriiiiui.v u in.-rnx-ii.v uriKiMiii
Nobody looks qr rpcaks or moves In the
least like her. Wlieu site walks ulon.,'
the strtH't, all the people's heads go
round !s If they wero cogwheels In a
piece of machinery.
"Of course, as to her money," su!d
lie "It's, very unfortunate,
"Von know what I menu." ,a protest
ed. "I'eople will say that I am sevkln;;
money, whereas heaven knows that If
she wore as poor as as I am. by Jingo.
It wouldn't uiako the slightest differ
ence!" "People will lie. whatever you do." I
replied, '"ho don't et that worry you.
Money Is a good thing, and I'm glad
you're to have some."
"I wonder how It will seem'" ho Ktitd,
and then cautiously, "Hush!"
A shadow appeared upon the ground
glass panel of the door. A hand was
laid upon the knob vainly and thou
came u loud, aggressive rap.
"It's Crowley!" whispered Make,
''lie's collector for'u confounded tailor!
SeV the villain stand there itu wait!"
The shadow fell darkly on tlic door.
Obviously Crowley was a person of
"1 used to be a good di'nl nfrnld of
him," whispered Make. "He's an of
fensive beggar, with u voice so careful
ly cultivated that he can di)!t n man on
the ninth lloor and make every word
audible to the engineer In till' subcellar.
Hut thosu beasts won't bother me much
longer. Why. my dear fellow, with
this new happiness, this irememlous
Inspiration, to help me, I'll write
though stuff In the next three months
io pay evory debt and llu' like ft prince
"tjo right ahead ami do It, then." said
i. "Don't waste precious time talking
(o me. I'll read, a magnetic till Crow
ley's feet get tired. Hnd then I'll slip
Presently I beard his pen seratehlnjr
(in the paper, and It was pleasant to
think that the words he was writing in
the llrst Hush of his happiness might
live for centurles'ln the hearts of men.'
1 felt proud to be present on such an
It may have been two hours later
when I rose to go. Crowley's shadow
had vanished, lllake. with tho tip' of
his penholder pressed ngahist III-? lips,
was looking upward to the celling and
through it to the, clouds. There was a
line light In his eyes.
"Written much, old many i said.
"No." hu replied. "I haveli'l put any
thing ou paper yet."
"Hut 1 thought I heard your pea."
"That was while 1 was writing n lit
tle note to IJtnlly." said he. "I can't go
to see her this evening, and there were
a few things that 1 wanted to nay."
He folded half a dORen sheets of pa
per and put them Into nu envelope, up
on which he wrote an address.
"VUtild you mind handing that to the
fellow In the passenger otllce down
stulrnV" said he. giving me the envel
ope and half a dollar to pay for ihe
message. "Thank you. Coodby. I'm
going to work now."
erly expressed, becntige I'vo taken tlmo'
Kith It. Vw cut It lowu and worked
It ovei and I've viewed It always In
tho now light that hns como to mo.
Uless tho -dear girt! loot's tnlk of her
for nwlillo and let qrltlclstn rest, As
for your opinion, I pity nnd fortflvo
J-ou. lt that sufllee.'
So wo talked about tho dear girl and,
hs before, wound up with tt game of
billiards. And, by tho way, Blttkff
rondo a Romnu holiday of me. Ills bil
liards bnU Improved a hundred per cent
Within tho week.
It wna ngrccd Uiat I should drop Id
npon him at Ida lodgings after dinner.
Mlsa Woodruff tvoa not to bo at home,
nnd nn ovenlnc lti his bachelor quar
ters wiw tho best that Blako cduid
cordial?" I In-
The hist ulliimse I hnd nf lilm tn ivni
had to wako him some- stI11 MMnit wltll thp t.s,,n.sson
or a enerui) a pout to sing a new song.
On Thursda'y 1 looked In upon Hlake
ngaln. He was drawing little piollles"
of Miss Woodruff on a sheet of paper,
for Hlake N clever ft'lth the pencil as
well as with the en.
"HoV does the story come nlong'" i
"What story?" he dema'm'eSd.
"The masterpiece you bega'n wh'cti' i
was here last." I replied.
"Oh, that be hanged!" he exclaimed.
"It was rot. I threw It it way."
"Haven't you started another?"
"Well. I've been getting my Ideas trl-
gethl-'r." said he. "There are one or
two big things that I may start upo:i
! .... ... ..f..
wiien i can get noiu or tiiem ny the
"'.hen. wo had a nice long tall; aboiil
MIkx Woodruff, and. having decided 111
the course of about two hours that She
j . .
.... was fin aicomparunie uiigei. we au
nit pin. n.u jlHnlN, ,U, ,,,,,1,,;. ,,., WeMt ti
illliu mil ui ..., .
t'l.i.i .1 ill mm. II nr..
Mintiay rorenoon inake nun I tool: a
nieyeie ride tegettier, I had never seen
hliit sti hiiiinv in- vn hill llitt. r:i!te!n
UU ,,. ... ".,...! J - Itf .i i .
lie inns me n.;u lie iuki iieuii if iiury
and asked ml- o emlit?. to his den the
may have been 8 o'clock: when 1
arrived. Blafco ciune to the door of his
ilttlo parlor lu response to rar rnp. Eto
had on nu old rcl "svctiter" with A
faded It oh" tho front of It. Xn old pair
oC trousers arid a. straw hat with nd
' trown In It completed his visible altlro.
I 1 had seen Blako Wear ibis hot be
fore. wImhi lie had to" wtfrk lato dt
flight. The brim Blinded his eyes, and
ihe absence of tho crown, In his opin
ion, prevented nn Injurious effect lipori
ific hair such as Is said to como frb'trl
. wearing one's hat In tho houso.
Hlake has plenty of hlllr, and lti mo-
1 mcnts of excitement It stands out from
Ids hertiTnt all sorts bt ritigles. On tho
tfocaslon In iiuestlon It streamed up
through that broken hat as If tho clr
clet of strdw had been a funnel sup
tilled with a mlchtV draft of dir.
"Everything litis gono to tho dovllt"
Was his greeting to me.
"What dd yoii mean?" I cried. "Has
"Olt, no; sliu's all right, bltt that In
fernal vlllnlu Hattleld. to whom I've
bwed i couple of dundrcd dollars-for a
vcar or two. Is going to make trouble."
What trouble ban ho make?" I do-
Wh.V. he'll tell Mr. Woodruff, and
then tny cake Is dough," said Blake.
You see. 1 neglected to mention tho
Hatfield mntter In my talk with' Wood
ruff, anil he'll remember that. 1 tell
you It Would rutu my life."
Hut there's nothing dlsgracefilt
about this debt."
No. except that I didn't tell Wood
ruff ittibut It. There's tho pinch. I'vd
Rot to false tho money for llnttleld td-
llott hi blue blazes are you going
to do ft?" 1 demanded. "I haven't It,
"I'ye seen Harper," said Blake. "If
I'll finish that Porto Ulcan romance
for him., ho'il pay spot cash. There's
abom 8.000 wb'Hls to Write, and I enn't
do It except that I've got to. Wily.
old man,. fancy my Irylng to write to
night. I'm so worried, so totally up
set, thai my brains are mush. I can't
ihiuk of my own name, i'et I must do
it. lint, oh." he groaned, "It will b'd
lie rnther stnrerod than walked id
his chair beside the big tabid In tlib
nontfir nf th rnnm.
"Sit down and keep still," lib said
but don't leave me. Just s'tny by
through this night, and maybo I cart
turn the trick. If I'm left alone, 1 shall
either go crazy or go to sleep, and one's
as bad as the other tonight."
Three seconds later his non was dig'
glng holes In the paper. At llrst It
went heavily onward, and frequently
ho stopped nnd paced the lloor. assur
lng mo that no man so miserable as he
was could possibly write.
rresontly, however, he began to go
more steadily. Ills eyes took on
nlaro. Ho no lonser addressed nnv re
marks io, me. but Iig siild things about
. At.- .1' 1I'"1I.L -k l.i.
l orio iiito mi uiu ciiuruciur oi uis
dlAfr In lw n Ir
Meanwhile he smoked long black cj
gars, the ends of which ho chewed sa'f
This continued for hours. Alwut
o'clock ho slowed up, and soveral times'
fttiy tittle huhe.tnst live yearS when
hlcn has ii-jt Into my (ir.lln I've had
kilt on to keep the
voice rj the
i nut niv r.af
t ireilltor from eliasltig (t ilil tlirough the
. , fop' of m,v head. 'i'Jiy lucl: hns been
1 u ''i't:li)'t r..e bad luck Id small matters.
ySwt:!i'h is more dirt' ilitin calamity.
next day and see wlntt I thoitglit of tin'
I couldn't call on Motiday. hui I
found the time Tuesday, afternoon.
Wake had written about i.tvio wordu
sulftautltilly as they were to stand lu
Put n-i'v fort titli' hiis relenteil. I'vo
...I.... I . I. w. ....(.. .,u II. .t.i.. ...mn.K .............
s.u . . " . ti. HhIhIkI story, ami I want to say
N 11111 I.I- 11. l'.IIII'II ll.HV 111- II l I1IW
i.TUlw cf the t::iHtrse. Happiness is In-
...... I I ..... .'..II ..if I. IMI l...fr
spu i'.i.uu. r:iw i inn inn ui ii. i u m-
Jon a liti" Iretl dollars to a cent that
wthln Ibis very week 1 write Incont
nralily l-ie best story of my lire4
auu'tl;!ng that will really make a hit."
Ills ciig:T hands reached out to clutch
and I. rose, hastily. Far
&,:'! ami pen
. iie'lt frifm, nje to'sfam'l ift'y In' the wny
, rf an l!fr)Jratlvnt .,
"pe:!!:!!! i;f Ktnlly." he said, "of
' eouiKe yo'.t understand that wo re not
if: Ja he marvied for a year or two. She's
-'inly :). a nd-and honestly, old man.
n tl.ero another llvlug crcattiro like
here In strict eonnileuee that they were
far from good.
The style was ijulte different from
P.lake's prd'.nary. As a rule, when he
attacks literature he cuts off a piece
wltli a battlcax and p'rec-euts It to the
public on the Kid of u spear. Tina's
what I have always liked about his
work. .- ,
I told him frankly that If t':e lngln
nlng of the new story gave any Idea of
wh.it It was to le like throughout hu
had made a mistake.
".Sentimentallsm isn't .your ' forte,"
"ThU Wt B-ntiuus-rtuJlty-.
Inc feeling," snM he. Aih1 It Is prorf
It s getvu-
nis tex was uiuuing no,r.s K.-ifiK t'Apnn.
I saw him sway In his chair. I knew
what that meant, and I luistmYed out
to an all night restaurant; wh'eiice I re
turned with some sandwiches and
quart of black coffee. This simple r;
frctihiuent supplied the slrciigdi whii
toll had exhausted. 1'dr a long (fine
thereafter the pen made ii lidlse like
loose hhltigli! ou a barn Id ii gale of
About -1 o'clock I begnn io' tlbe.
little later I awoke with a start. The
gas had been turu.iil low. but there1 iis
light enough to see Hlake stretfc'hed
across the threshold of the bedrout
door. UU head upon a pillow that ht
had dragged off the bed.
"Don't disturb mu. old man." he niur
mured as I bent over hint. "Tle curs
ed thing Is done."
I waited till he hail sunk Into a stu
por and then lifted him upon the bed
At in t!w u.'.-tt morning I waked hint
and we went to mh Harper. The star
passed through the mill, and llatlleld s
claim was met lu time to avert a ca
The Potto Hlean story N out. and
has caught on hard. On that Tuesday
night Hlake kept his word, given to mi'
ii week ago Monday, that within tr
day. having found the necessary In
spiration, he would write something
that would i tally make a hit.
COTTAGE VIOLIN MAKING.
In a lottor to Music Trades, Mr, P.
W. Kirk gives some vary Interesting
fuels concernttir tho clipait violin
trade ot MnrknuuklreUeii, Saxonyi
He says the violins are really made
lu Sehicnbucli, a little village of 2,(100
Inhabitants several miles HWO' from
Miu'kneukirohep, but us tho latter
place puts tho Unfiling louehu.s lo
the instruments it hns eotue to btve
tho faino for thoir iiroiluelum, while
Sehicnbucli smuggles on unknown.
In Seliicubaeh tho student of socio
logy has a most niniorlUtit eontftn-
porary example of the cottage indus
try, the stage of nulustritil (lovcloji
moot that everywhere proeoiled the
factory system, such as wo are today
familiar with. According to our writ
er the condition of the work people is
deplorable, and if there be tiny ph 1
onopher on-rottta for Sohienbach
with purpose of substantiating n high
ideal of tho social state in the regime
of the cottage industry, ho had best
turn back before that Ideal is hope
In the matuifaoture of the violins
not only is all the work done in the
home, but every member of the family
lias some share in it. Children ns
young as ten years arc very general
ly employed in polishme; the ''cor1
puses" as the glued violins arc culled
in sandpapering corner blocks, etc,
while older children and women are
signed more difficult work, and
this in addition to tho usual h, iu.no
work. Wdrkinen sleep inxt thoir
wor-k, and rising purl' take up the
work of the prUvious night before
breakfast. The drudgery goes, on day
after day w'irh only tlm shortest po
sible intermission:) for eating and no
With all tbitj hard continuous labor
it is diflicfilt for nmnyf aniilie.s to earn
a bare subsistence. The price of au
uiilinishoA "corpus" that i.s in tho
ite, with neck uncarveil, and wilh-
o it trimitlhigs is about -10 cents and
the average family can earn, at this
price about Slid, 00 a year. Even
this amount is not rueivedin cash,
but in trade at the grocery and ma
terial stot'o. Put'tumiU'ly uwrA families:
.supplement their ou ruing by the pro
duet of a small garden patch ami
perhaps a cjw also. A single case
was noted where a violin-maker aided
by his family made sroun thing over
$-J00in one year, but he has looked
up to as a great exception uml had
reputation of' making "jjood"
When the "corpus's" arc ready
for delivery to the i xportar or lini&h
cr they arc usually packed in large
wicker baskets arranged ti be
Bailey's Honolulu Cyclery Co.,
$30, $40, $50
Cushion Frames, $t0.
900 etatntess $7 ,00
JH)WWi.j illllil itiuituV-rn
ruuui uunnii i cuu
Tho Mmvnu)ceo Putcnl Puncture Proof Tli'cs. Stile Agcnc
and only place whore t)io gutirnutee on these lil'uscan be filled in till
alley's lionoluhi Cyclery, Ltd.
aSIey-' Slilo Cyclary
Foi'the Morgan & lArlsrht Wciik Tires,
H. Hackfeld & Co., Lti
Offer to the trado unusiltl! ?:ictHei$s
Groceries, Flour, FCdstuffs
SQotss and Shoes, Notions,
Saddlery, f!tck Bte,
jsols Agents for tiic . , ,
SHERRY PIhOUR GO.
Moving Inl-C.- liijritt'nvt wlth theKc AMIlij. vc dhh W.A lie ait ?cr
ont lirnndH ht epeiiliil fntein
lis HACKPBUD b 7o., Ltd,
HONOLULU. H. 1
strapped on to the back. The women
shoulder these burdun-i, uiako the
sales, anil bring back Ihe materialn,
for the men bchi usually tho more
skilled cann it b1 spared from the
work bench. Sa It i.-j cvcrj'body must
work, from the dog dragging the
little cart loaded with wood, up;
everything that oat.j, must earn
Under tliese conditions tho people
uo submerged and degraded, not
that work does this, for that is an
element of contentment always, but
because of the too constant drudgery
and the lack of opportunity for self-
iiiiprovemeat, and recreation.
v o ns troni .uarttneukirclien go
to all parts of tho world, the United
States taking a largo proportion of
them. One American dealer recently
placed an order for 10,1'Ot).
IKioUccl in lumdsoine boxes
Youvll find them
only &t . aib
A No.-iil NcvsptJiief,
Hie Hank of Hawaii
Tno m,ut uv-t.0-1 alo of au modern
newspapers is the Sterao-P.evut; pi'!
lished at Paris. 'Phis extra'irdiiMi'y
newspaper gives t'.ie noiv- ql tlw d.Vy
(or rather wojk), n.it in Lype, but Ui
instantaneous photogr.ip'is o 1 a liliH,
like that of a einam.itogr.tp'.i. A
bin of I hit !i!m is the journal, anil tlu
s tas-'irbi r pats it through a p)r't;:bl
ster o.ici'; o Kku a Held glu;'; isnd
looks .iMl.e putur.es, there! y th'.iO.
ing the news " Pouth Pstnte.
A Nov Explooivc.
All Itl'.:.n luiud Cr.ri.r.n. '"fliins
tTlmvo discovered r. way tt u'tilie
electrically deeompoi-rd wa ti' us a
txploive. The Itnlian govern
nient' In r.ov.' esparinienting IrU, this
ue-.v explosive, which its ir.vtsjtnr l.itu
style:" "cosmos." To.-.ts hae shown,
that ft'y pov.er (U-Mlofed Is nearly
III) lirrA4 as cieat as tha t lf (' vrr.tmle
T'ne SV'iitan of Turkey hns appoint
ed fr6r U. A. Kent, a iV.'ember of
the" faVut? or the Iovvii h'tatoAgri
cult &ul college, 1 1 lo W'struclor in
farVrtWgfWr the Tarl-.id.'.'rjve'rn ment.
Under the Laws
the Republic of Hawaii.
OPFICKPS AND DIRECTORS:
C'uas. JI. Co.ike , . .President
P. C. .fimes Vice-President
C. H. Ci)ke Cashiei
P. C. Atherton. . . .Assistant Casliier
Directors Henry Wnterhouse,
Tom .M;iv, P. V'. Mar-farlane, I'l T)t
Tennv. .1. A. McCandless.
Solicits the Accounts of Pirms.Cor
porationy. Trusts, Individuals, tmtl
will promptly and carefully atl end hi
ill business connected with bunking
entrusted to it. Sell and Purchase
ForcL'u E.Nclaiuge, Issuu Lottor ot
Ordinary and Term Depo.iits re
ceived nnd Interest ullo'.ved 111 in-
coroar.ci' .vnii ruses nu-.t conmtuur,
jiiinled in ass bonkn, eoi.c.s of
which nmy lic-luu1. on ilppliention.
Judd Utulding, Port Sl.j'Ionoluhi
Honolulu, H. !
Kickapoo liidian SAGYfA
Wc Cycle S Mlf, (i
wort Strecli Honolun
STERLING ard WtR J0!i W
DKLCRC I K AIIMiiilo'?!crrtlliaCooilil
;;nd or .Repairs liy
Main otlle'o and in'rnmiuft'.-.'itfdmss
Cor. Qhajiel and lammoii .St.'
j.ow naven, tonn.
i-QP ea,c ly
LcciCItijt Stoece and Dri:5!'.;et:s
m !L Davis i Co
3?03'-?jJrcl V"l a rc 1 1 ci rid ise
urun.ee Ct5.. ,