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MiAXt I s;iy, Allnnl Here's
si row you lmve Just pot to
setlleti woman's row at
'Unit," tlio chief miii'slml
f-aHl. plucking t the sleeve of Allan
McNrul, president of tlio Clay County
lair association. Tlio president scowl
od nnd tried to shoulder lilm away,
Xsui Ware was waiting for ldni out In
tlio niniililtlieater. Naturally lie wns
la a fever to got done with tlio abso
lutely neccs-Miry routluo affair.
"Come on! Von must:" the marshal
repealed. Allan made a feint of clinch
liif? his lists. "Go u way, you nuisance!"
ho said. "Taylor, you aro a nuisance,
the very worst sort!"
"I appeal to the president. It Is my
right. Under the constitution and by
laws" a woman's voice said outside
the door. Taylor srlnned. "1 knew
It was comiu. Don't say I didn't tell
you," he said In a stage aside as two
stout and very aimry dames bulged si
lnultaneously through the door. Thu
prenldent's room was a mere cuddy.
ravaged from- the end of Horticultural
liali: One rickety chair, a goods box
alid an- apolopetlc desk made iip Its
furnishings. Kven then tlu-re was
scant room for the pair who had plant
ort' themselves at Allan-,-, elbows and
glared at each other across' him.
"Taylor, you scoundrel, why didn't
you tell mo I was wanted':" AUlm said
mendaciously; then to, his visitors
"Mrs. reuse. Mrs. Sawyer, what-can 1
do for youV You know, you.lltu'e only
to name It."
"I waut Justice," Mrs. Sivwycr began
"and I'm a-goln to have it!"
Mrs. l'ease broke In: "It's a perfect
shame, Allan yes,. 1, will uull you A
lan; 1 used tu know your; mother so
well the way things aro. run at this
fair. Kvorything Is in aring. and you
never get. the least bit' of justice unless
you are- ln-ii-rlng youislf"
"4'ou ought to kuoviiluboutftbat. Ev
erybody has said fori the longest time
you were the head vln)gtcr,"i Mrs.iSaw-
ypr interrupted po.lnt)jdly. Irs. l'ease
gave her a wlthetlji?,ghin(j, but went
on. as though sli-e-lia.il not beard. "I do
hope the ceullonvon are, honester in
their part. ISub lucre Tn this hall
Yell, I doa'C ivairt to- name -iiames,
but truly t don't see haw some) people
ever haivo- the consck'nee to- ,go to
nicaelilUi after ttae wny they net,
"Oh,- you know'. liisliiJies will be
made" Allan Mild ,' soothingly. "I'm
sure,, though, if tliOy are niaiH', they
aro honest uues. ,1'eople sec things &o
Uifterentbv 3011 know"
"Ves, and always their own' -way 01
their, friends," Mrs. l'ease said acrid
ly. "Thntts We sols- and only rensou
you- see me he re. Tho assoclntiou did
mo the boinv.' to (appoint me a judgi
'Wml mo'" Mi-sj Sawyer added.
Mrs. Teaso wont on. "I ought to
tnowivMnctliiii , 'about it. I have got
Just A19 patch (tuilts, live of- 'em allk,
that I've uiuHe myself. I've made
every pattern, 1 . over saw, iir fact, so
ft stands to reaswu when I say the star
nnd feather,' is iiuorc trouble than the
basket of tulips nobody ought to dls
"1 don't dispute It: All I say Is that
the tulip basket's the prettiest and the
newest anil the nicest made," Mr
Sawyer interrupted. "If quiltmakin
counts. 1. do reckon1 I could hnvo as
many asanybody, only 1 lack tho face
to beg the -whole country for pieces."
"1 could, buy my pieces, too, If my
husband's ' store sold whisky.' Mrs.
Tease legan, her face an apoplectic
sVarlot'. Allan Interposed. "If you two
can't decide, "wc all know nobody can,"
hp said diplomatically. "Tlio thins? to
do is-to-give two 'premiums instead of
"tKfb rio!',',' both women crled(ln! tlic
psme breath. "1'oii must coriip out! and
Judge yourself. That's partly what n
president is for."
"Correct, ladles!" Taylor, the mar-
sUuli s-.iid, his' eyes t'winkling. "The by-
laws lb-explicit' otr jest that very P'lnt.
Make Allan go and' pick tlio Winner.
t'i'.i too'mneli'his frl'end to-see him rtiln'
h'sself right out."
"Oh. l.'t me toll- you' Somethiif, Mr,
McNeill." Mrs. 1'c.tse Said. Tlieii In a
raucous whisper, "My choice, the star
and' feather, belongs to Mfetf Elvy
Wave, and '. told me yesterday she
llsU willed It to Nan boctfusr fho' child
M.M; If v.--w iiinltr."
'UIi. say. 1 wish you? set'fl'e H ivlt'h'-
wit inc. Double the preinMnm," Allan'
aald, licml-s of sweat l.n fklnj out. on'
bin i'lice. Tflylor chuckled iVt slglit of
tfierh. ., Mrs. Sawyer pursed nor; mouth
r.Vnl mid loftily: "I might try fo tntlu
t nce you, Allan, - only I hrtve some
rVfflelnle UJiout.nie. The tulip basket
was made by .Mrs, John (J root no. She's,
Nan Ware's rfir.it. too, and lintf no
daughter of her oWif." t .,
"And neither would- lirive a proml(ini
" inili-f-'-i she got If over t'other," Taylor
ia!(l. rubbing his Land and chuckling
rigalu. "That's what I meant. Allan. 1
cn.i't Fee you set all Miss Nan's family
against you. You're liuuit to make
One-half of It mad. Hut do. your duty
ljke a white man. and mrtybe the good
I.ord'll have mercy cti your courtln.
'iM vfp: i'"
S8 Si SS S3 3 18 II
Tie Premium n
By Martha Mcculloch Williams.
ropvuroiiTi 1PW. iir 99
MAllTIlA JlCCULl-OCll itVM9.
si n si is n
you don't!" Allnu raid, noiuing. tno
door wide. "Now, ladies, come and
make up my mind for 1110, And plenso
be nulck about it. 1 have 11 hundred
other things to do."
Man disposes, .but woman proposes.
Must commonly 'It is to have her own
way. Allan McAoal hail a win onu a
mind of his own, but found himself
helpless In the faco of tho patchwork
feud. It wns nothing los-s. It hnd be
gun, In fact, inthat same Horticultural
hall ten years 'back. Miss tlvy are
and Mrs. .TolinlGroome were not mero-
lv Xan Waroti mints, ulsters rcsnoc-
tlvcly to her (father nnd mother, but
bitter rlvnV in notablo housewifery,
At tho very lhst Clay county fair they
swepUnll before them In their own par
ticular lines, but Mrs. Groomo got 11
blue ribbon tho more. It wns for cut
IkiMvrs, unit- MlssKlvy's roses did not
win even the red. Naturally the fact
rankled. It rankle! so deeply, Indeed
she was not pnclt'iod by the offer of a
special lose premium next year. She
won It. of course, but the winning waa
robbedfiif savor. Mrs. Groomo did not
make n separate-rose display.
Ho It had gone at every fair. Now
ono'Vas ahead in the matter of proud
mil!?, now the otlx-r. At this particular
fair both had outxlono themselves, with
the ivsult of ivinnlug n dozen blue, rib
bons each. TlKjro would have been
more, but that old Sister Dempsey, the
commhtcc on jolly and crystalllzei
frultsvplacldly ate up tho Groonie nnd
Ware- entries, saying she "did believe
In glvf.n somebody else the least little
smiitpjin of a chance." So that ?5 had
gone do an cirtiroly now person, n slim,
darlc eyed gtrl, shy and strnnge, who
came afoot, "with only a Irtd for com
pany. Her people had bought less
than a year back a pomewhat ramshac
kle farm lying a mile away. Nobody
knew much about them, except that
they minded their own affairs, paid
cash for tho little they bought and
from the looks of things about the
place were not In tlio least afraid of
Sister-Bempsey had felt fully repaid
for herthrcatcned' indigestion by sight
of theglrl's eyes when sho got the blue
ribbon. Tltcy had brightened and sof
teneduntil they wore like misty stars.
Then, she 'had said some-thliiff to the
hov.nt her-olbow tliat made lilm stand
on tiptop and stick his hands deep irf
hit; noctiUS, as though he had hard
work to keep from turning hand
springs mid shouting aloud.
"It wna Loe's idea, you know, our
bringing the things. I should never
have had tho courage or tlio hope,"
shediart explained, with a blush, to Sis
ter Dempsey. Ico, standing very
straight and looking nsithougli ho own
ed at least half the" fudr grounds, hod
added: "Why, Kllio, I kneW we'd get
premiums if this old slxiw played fair
Didn't you make all your things the
way fllackj Mummy taoght you? You
know sho 'cooked for grandfather 50
Mrs. Tense and Mrs. Sawyer bad
heanlinothtng of all this. , They had
SUE IIAI) SAID ro.MKTlll.NO 'Hi Tllft 110 AT
11 kk t.uiovr,
given five' inlnulos to a judicial pro
tense of examlnui,? all thu lots, then
got down to the business of ferlous
wrangling. Ail hour of It, had the
been men', wiji'ld have brought Idem
very near to blows. I'.elnic wninen. H
brouglit them instead very near to
tears and the appcul to Atihu, upon
which each had rer.olviHl before comiu
Into the hall
Allan was a line fellow, 11111017 nn
eoof headwl beyond his years, brnv
. .. . . . 1. 1 .
anil gallant as man nugiit lie. yei ne
wan worth io esi
navu giveu 11:111 ii
escape the Judgniunt o
patchwork t'fit'ij: forced upon hlin. "
Is' AVprsi. a', huidred times thilu ,fl
miimmM i'dxW he thought ifs 1
ahrlciseoniliig- to listen deferentially
serted nnmely, that there Was noth-
intr else oh all tlio Ions lines .worthy to
,,t. nn,c,i na nBnlnst the twoTu dispute,
r;t,yont' o'uestlou both were beautlfnll
,i,n'(1'0 There was rot A' long stitch'
bniohci ti-rnij. J-i i.ltbur. 'fb'
quilting Indeed rose to po taak
high art, and, though ontnfutfnt ques
tion tho harmony of ortfjpo leathers
surrounding n red ntnr n 0 ground
of ultramiirlrw, they wctw q'Jflo offset
by crlmsou and purple tlp'y with Hu
gor wldo stems, falling wt ; blue nnd
yellow liasHet toj trail or a Biarijf
13vcd Sister Dempsey wjiitted Jhat
her own rising sua wns jto put Jl
ot,courtUr thorn. As tho Irjijh
clmlncs, tooriuments, even to cxtra.
pint pilkfcrnzy quilts, ovtvbody iJj
deretood that they" vrero exhibited pole-
ly through public spirit, to make ft
gt)l Blwwlug, 4th no hoiw whatever
of a premium. Allnn glanced despair
ingly over tlnttn. To hl confusion ho
Bpictl Natt Jtwt erttcrlng tho hnll, laugh
ing nnd tulkltig at a great ntto.vitu
bis pet avcrelon, Tim Baylies. Tito
wns rich nnd not 111 looking, but, ns
everybody agreed, "hudn't bowc
enough to lead a gooso to water." Ev
erybody said 'further it wns a nhnme
the way Nan Wane kept him dangling
lifter her when sho had been ns good ns
engaged to Allnn McNenl over since
sho wns out of short frocks.
"Ilcrc, pin the blue on tho star and
feather! Quickl Heforo Nan comcst"
Mrs. IVnse commanded, thrusting a
leugth Of ribbon into Allan's baud.
Mrs. Sawyer snatched it awny. "Oh,
but don't tboso tulips hang down
graceful!" she snld conxlngly. "I do
hate a stiff thing. That's why I llko
Nan so. Sho couldn't bo stiff. No,
not If sho tried."
Insidiously Bho slid another ribbon
a full yard of fluttering azuro be
"WHAT hAS MY LlTTLB BltOTItER rOST.f "
tweeu Alliln's Angers. "You have got
to decide It somehow," sho Enid very
low. "I know Nan thinks a heap the
most of her Aunt Groomo"
Excuse me. I I must get out of
this," Allan said desperately. As he
rushed toward tho door his eyes fell
full on Ixe. Eee's coat wns clean and
whole, but whole through the most ex-
nulslto notching and darning. Any
other lad roundabout would have re
fused to bo seen In it Leo wore It as
though proud of It. Allnn made three
steps to tho boy's Dido, caught him bj
tho arm nnd drew him forward with
out a word. Ecc's sister followed,
ninmicmcnt and concern struggling In
her face. "I vc what has my llttlr
brother done?" she asked unsteadily
Allan, gave her a comforting look, took
Lcc by 'the shoulders and set hlnl
where all could see, saying clearly
"As It ls'my prerogative to award the
disputed premium for patchwork, I
give it to this cont, tho most excellent
nnd the most eloquent specimen It has
ever loen my luck to see. These oth
ers," jvlth a sweep of the arm toward
tho line, "may be more ornamental
The declared purpose of this fair as
sociation is to 'encourage thrift, Indus
try and the Useful arts.' Mr. Marshal
see that this premium is paid at oneo.
and," tills under his breath, "bo sure
It is doubjed."
"Oh, you menli thing!" Nan cried
Hitting pnst him. "I believe I shall
never speak to you again!"
Allan did not answer. He was busy
pinning the lontf blue ribbon on Eee'
left shoulder. Even if he heard It did
not break his henrt. Ho married Ellle
J'loyd, Lee's pretty, dilrk eyed sister,
long before the next fair enmo round.
HmvllHli Mnnneri) Allroml.
Wtth the exception of thp writer and
her mother all the people in tho house
were Trench. One day tho manager
nsked his guests if they would niln
having the middle day table d'hote
little earlier, as n dejeuner for a num
her of Kngllsh excursionists had been
ordered fol' l'J:30 o'clock. While the
company wen; still seated the "excur
sionist:" nrrlved. Some 50 men an
wohiOli came clattering and clmtteliu
Into' the room. Manv of the men ken
their hats oil find continued to fdnOkc
their nines. Some of thorn" eveli sat
down at the table at which1 the hotel
Tiiests were lunching find called out
loudly to their friends who were still In
the hall to hurr,y up. 'Xhe Jtrench pv
pie shrusKed th6lr shoijlfers fjnd liinr
inured. "I,es Aiislals," ifnif the English
hidy rind her mother for the first time
in their lives felt rishn'lned of their na
tionality. The English OscurSlonlsts
iiicnt jtip harm. In their boisterous
.ioIn Danism they look upon them-Jjlilvi-jf
as mastersf 6f every place lit
w.hlth they aro rfolni; to spend inoliey.
'fhey do not know that foreliiuers are
punctilious In the matter of tlil't'retto.'
and they slfi III sheer Ignorance. Ref
eree. i 7 ' .
JInniifrit l.nivvprH In Illr. AVlll. , ,
(Iqorjfi 1-'. llloss. for 13 years butler.
in tlu,fitiully i)f .Tames AScryinser, In.
tills city, m't;(T,oi1.i'irll .;2 hist, leaving
AVou,t -fxiMob' li) ,per,P,u;lty and a ciiri-
ou wni urawn uy nnuseir. tiiik iiocu
may ixrhops become Insane hi their
desire (p rnake money out (.f It by rob
bing my wife of what will through mj
wishes ilcthtfully helot. i tb li'ei'"
Now Y cV w
Tho S. G. Wilder mid Murtlm
Davis ure rucing from Honolulu to
Tho Island licet nil weathered the
recent Konn, there being no loss ex
cept (Innuigc to cargoes.
According to Saturday's Adver
tiser, there, aro now till vessels ex
pected, of which 53 tire from Newcastle.'
Repairs hnvo been completed on
the Claudine, anil on Tuesday sho re
sumed her regular weekly runs to
Two vessels were sighted off Na-
hiku on Thursday, becalmed, They
arc supposed to be the Lurline and
the Mary Dodge.
The Henry Failing, long overdue
from New York, which put in to
Falltlandlshmds for repairs, July 2!!,
is expected to arrive at Knhului any
The San Francisco papers are
doubtless suppressing plague reports
anil a quarantine against that city
is liable to be declared. This would
prove a serious inconvenience to
Our marine reporter at Knhului
notes that n Japanese iishing smack
blow over from Lahnina to Kahului
iring tho konn. Ho does not know
wiether it blew directly over the
mountain or through 1'ailolo Channel,
probably the latter.
Tho Sierra, which left 1 h'lailel-
p.na uciouer ju, unci 10 pur, in 10
Coronel. Chili) pn account of stress
of weather in tho Straits of Magel-
ini, and will not roach Honolulu in
tune to sail for Australia Nov. 21, as
Advertised, and her date of sailing
has been postponed to December 12.
The ill fated Cleveland, Captain
Klittgard, litis at last received her
quietus', !!() miles olf Cape Nome,
where sho had gone with 1200 tons
of coal, 'When nil but 400 tons werb
unloaded, a iiovm eanio on, and the
Cleveland put out to sen nnd ran for
Slediro Island. 30 miles north of
Cape Nome, sho struck a rock, on
October" 24, and wont to pieces. The
crew ana passencrors were rescucu
by the U. S. cutter. McCulloch.
Vcssela In Poit"-Knhulul
Am' Sch Ottilie Fjord, Bosch, from
Am Sch S. T. Alexander, Ipsen,
from San Francisco, gen. cargo.
Am Sch Columbia, Mattson from
Is. Sch. Golden Gate, from llono
Nov 21, Claudine, froi'n Honolulu
Nov. 22. Lchua. Bcnnbtti from
Nov. 24. Claudinci from Hann.
Nov. 22. Lehua, for Ilbholtilu.
Nov. 2U. Enterpe, Saxe, (from
Kaanapali) for S.F. 20000 bags sugar
Nov. 24. Claudine, for " Honolulu
Am Seh Mary Dodge, from Ta
Am bigtn Lurline, from Si Ft
Am bit A J Fuller, from Tacoma
Am Sp Henry Failing; from New
York, 211 days out, Corriigated Iron
& railroad ties.
Honolulu Pnstofflce ifiinb Table.
Jl.VTK j . XAJIK l'llOM
Nov. 2 City of Pekin" S. F.
" H thina Yokbhumii
" 0 Sierra San Francisco
Jl Mariposa Colonies
K) Gaelic San Francisco
13 Boric Yokohama
Australia San FrnneiseO
" 20 Hongkong Mnru S. F.
" 20 Nippon Mnru Yokohama
" 21 Urarriu!09 Colonies
" 24 Aorangi Yietorin, (B. C,
" 27 China San Francisco
" 27 Sonoma Sun Frinciseo
' 30 Iio de Janeiro Yokohama
Nov," 2C(ity of. Peking Yokohama
II r, y-i, ,'1
.1 inina an n v rauoiscu
" (1 Siecra Colonies
i -i . ,-i i
0 Marijiosa San Francisco
"' tt Gaelic Yokohimu
V, 13 Doric 5au Francisco,
" 20 Hongkong Marii Yoftohamn
21 Australia San FranVisco
'il Warrinioo Yict(riii,! 13.'
" 24 Anrangi, Colonics
27 China' Yokohama
J 27 Sonoma Colonioi
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