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ISl'l hj The Prsaa PuMlahlni On (Dm N.e Tock Worll..
QUEEN OF THE SPRAY.
KOU must wake and call me early, oall me rarly, mother deer;
To-morrou'll be the gladdett day of all the glad, mad year;
.'he gladdest, giddieit day, motherso bring my knife and theart;
for I thall Vitit the FLEET, mother, tn tearch of souvenirs!
1 cannot tlcep to-night, mother. Sit ittll, my heart, tit still!
I'll go arrayed in gladdett rag$ to conquer, or to kill!
They $ay they fear no foe, mother no foe on land or tea;
Well, maybe that it to, mother but wait 'til they tee ME!
There't many a gallant officer, who'll suffer for hit tint;
For I thall tnip their buttont off, until they cry for PINS I
Pll beg them for their bucklet, and I'll coat for thoulder ttrapt.
And they thall tervc me cake and tea from reveille 'til tapt.
Til bring you back a iword, mother, a tword, oh mother dear;
Or perhavt a matt or cannon, a a little touvenir ;
And if, hy ttealth or wheedling, 1 can give the guard the tlip,
I'll try to tteat the anchor or the tmokettack off the hp.
rn . ' , .-. "?.?
to wake end call me early, oall me early, mother dear;
To-morrow'll be the busiest day of all the glad, mad year;
Oh, don't you love the reveille! Oh don't you love the band!
Oh, don't you dote on gallantry and ISXT WAR JUST ORASD!
By Robert Grau
IIIjI.IAM DB wOliP IIOPI'I.K ;
was a nu -cckkfiil amateur
otor In tli curly Wi. In hit !
early pfOftakjIOM! "fe Hopper i
played light Juvenile rolei at
flrat. In a play SaVllatl
Wlytf." I"' disci. iKed. In
i me 1 i imurea
i ballad which
he Introduced, tint lie hu'l a resonant
baritone voice. Soon the elonKatod one
had ,nade nil debut as a comie opera
ooMMdlM al the I'aalno In rUrauu'i
The Queen1! La ' Handkerchief.'
franrii Wilton was for many years a
member of the Chestnut Strct Theatre
took Company in Philadelphia, bul be
fore that he was half a arlety team
lulled Ma'ln and Wilson, who played
the variety theatre, n t ic T0'. WIN
sins first bl ram id y "hit" was when
he was the atar 'XMII'i Oobltn("
whb h MTM wrllter b- Vllllam Crlil, the
ame author Who VTOte "AdOnlt" for
Henry K. nixey.
Jatncs T. Towers v as also a member
nt a team "f and dance mer.,
Johnson and Towers, and Jiff He An
irells and h's sister. May, as far back
hi 1Mb, were prime favorites In th va
ilety theatres of the country.
Nat C. QoodWln Jr. thirty-live years
apto waj by all means the hest mimic !n
Ihla country, and hli services were In
rent demand at a lurge salary In the
rartety thaatrei of this period.
William H. t'rane In IfTl wus appear-
Ing with the Holm an upcra Company.
When Rid Ward B. Rica put on his uteat
eet success, "Bvanfellne," he securol
t'rane to play lieblanc
Sadie Martlnol In 1ST9 w.xs known at
8ullle Martin. Her first appearance on
any stage was made at Josh" Hait'j
Kagle Theatre, New York.
Julia Marlowe began her remarkable
rareer as the prima donna of "Hob"
Mllea'a Juvenile opera company, and ahe
gang the role of Ralph Ka-kstraw in
Betty Vincent's Advice to Lovers.
"L. A." writes: "I nm s'xtecn nnd a
youn man has noon p iytn me attention
for soma time. Hut when we met scv
tjI days ago he acemed rather cool, and
1 be not seen or heard from htm since.
What shall I do?"
Tin next time you tee him ask him
tnuiklv what troubles htm.
"J. Z." writes: "1 am nineteen and
very much In love with a girl whom
i huve known inr three ysars. Hut 1
don't know whether she feels the
same way. W oat do you advise me
Ask her If she cares for you. You
ned not marry fur two ears or so,
when you will be of age.
".M. W." writes: "I am fifteen, but
I look three yeare older. A young nun
me much attention and 1 ca
The Evening World
lo- o- o
n Their Careers
"Plnaifore" humlreda of times. It win
I HUM too who f!rl hrouuht brr out at"
h iitur :n a rpportolr or IrRIUmalr
Mane Cahl'.I began aa a chorus (clrl
uniler 0 tOfiW W. I.crtercr, hut wan not
long In advancing up the ladder of f.imi
I.a Lola Fuller was an actress, and
a good one, long before she ever
thought of being a dancer, nnd her dra
matic work was of the very finest qual
ity. More than a quarter of a century
ago she was a atar and had made a
world a tour, going even to the Latin
countries und uppearlng before foreign
audlencei in Kngiish claaaloal play. La
I.ole first presented her choreographic
creation the terpentine dance, at the
Malison Square Theatre, between the
acta of one of Charles Hoyt'l nuab al
farces, "A Trip to Chinatown," and
then she went to Paris, where she
Oored a tiemendoua hit.
KIsle Janle, who la still a young ffitX
haa been on the stage a long time. Aa
Little Klsle she held sway in vaudeville
for years before aha became a star.
Klste too had a sulaiy aa a child that
many adult a- tresses would envy.
B, A. Sothern and James K. Hackett
are both aona of llluatrloua a-tors.
The elder Sotnern apent moat of hli
career playing "Ivord Dundreary,"
which the son has also portrayed ertth
much acclaim, while the rider Haeketl
waa principally Identified with his ex
traordinary performance of Shako
Mra. Klske has been on the atage since
she was a child, and aa Minnie Mad
tlrrn was many years a full-fledged star
before ahe wua wedded to her present
hUtband) Harrison tirey Klsfce. Her first
success was achieved In a play Mtltlsd
"Caprlcs." and In thia vehicle ahe
loured fnr years.
lUiymond HHohCOSh not so very lonij
aajo waa working In a shoe store In Au
burn, X. Y., whence he conies.
that he 1s u!out to propose lie
does not know my age. Shall I tell
It would be a good prsn. If you can
inaimk'e It tactfully. of course, you
are too young to lie engaged,
"8 I " writes: "I sm sixteen years old
and enguged to be mairbol. What la the
best aoit of dress to wear fur the wed
ding'.'" You are too young to marry, hut If
vou Insist on doing so, wear a pretty
white frock Of a UaVVelll g dress, us
"A. P." writes- "I am a girl of sewn
teen iin.l 1 have never been t.j an
Dtaee Ol um-tsement In iny Ufa. Ikj you
think that Is right?"
I think It is rather hard. Cannot you
go out with girl frlendl If your iwople
do not wls.i jou to accept ntaaeullns
Bessie's Visits to Slumberland
. --i i I ini-uiiiiinrirrin-iri-i-i--i-rrnnrinrii .n.iinrirri mi. .i MM i.ninr-
er wWOULD like to go flying through
M tia- .kin If, taMMd Kim ..
m u ii mi..im. niinii'iu, ui m '
craft tailing far above the houte topt.
"Why, my dear!" taid her mother, "if you ever did go flying perhapt
you'd never cotre back."
Bcttic cried and fretted all day. That night the Dream Han't Elf came
and found her with red cyet and a sad heart. She told him alt about the
air thip and he taid that the Dream Man had told him to take her flying
tn one if the uouU: firtt go right to sleep. The Elf kept his promise and
Ilettie dreamed that up in the ;ir thip they irent faster than the had ever
ione before. Soon they irere among the clouds.
Marble Shade tor Lights.
0OMRMAN' inglt r recently
lias been experimenting with
new and different materials
tor making shades for elec
tric lights. It Is announced
that he haa produce.! some especially
bsautfful effects by covering the lights
with marble shades. The marble is
planed on both sides until aufllclenUy
thin to be transparent and la then aatn
rated with u compound which la said
U consist principally of paraffin end
shellac or oil.
The marble alabs transpose the rsva
from high candle-power lamps to a
cortl, soft glow, which lends Itself
splendidly to the Illumination of Inr-e
spaces. The light coming through the
white marble Is claimed to be the
closest approach to daylight yet obtain
ed, while any tint desired may
secured by using marbles of different i
colors It Is asserted that only SO per
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BOH through the marble and that the
process of preparing the shades Is com-
tAecirtl umg seu tna Koomn.
TICK etOCtliCM equipment of tho
modern sewing r.xim is neither
"omplleated nOr expensive and
when properly done repays Its cast in
i onvuiience and sstisf ctlon every time
It 1s used The Illumination Is tteat
accomplished hy two side brackets ao
placed as to provide strong light over
the machine and heebie the sewing
table. Ilecnptarlea should be Installed
In the baseboard of the room to receive
the plugs counect'ng the Mexl'ile cord
with the sewing machine motor and
with a small pressing Iron.
If the room Is used In summer an
elei trie fan Is a practical necessity.
Tiie cost of operation of the various
devbrs will average about as follows:
fVwIhg machine motor, one I cut an
hour; fan, one cent an hour or less:
small pressing iron, two and one-half
rents an hour.
Electric Corn Popping.
THK elertrlc corn popper furnlshst
all the delights of t ie old fash
ioned corn popping bee without
the discomforts of Hushed f a -es und
a nged hands, besides doing the popping
hetter and more thoroughly, It con
sists simply or a small (sin with an
electric heating element in the bottom
The pan Is mounted on rollers end may
be push ad liark and forth on lha table
A wtra cover Is provided so tout Hie!
corn will be confined to the pun und at
the same time permit the popping
operation to ha watch.il A It i of In
SSDanalVS fun can he had el h an elec-
lr'. coin puupci and a tua:l .t
Daily Magazine, Friday, October
Ctop tkt. IB 11. n Iks P. rklle
the air like a birdie, in one of thoie
' ... ..1 Tl .... mt. ., I k -J
,, oii uiiaii , m oil' u mi mu un uii
popcorn, as It costs only three cents
un hour to operate the poppef
Electric Cooking' Cost.
TO a very great extent the tost of
electric cooking depend u.sui the
personality of the cook und her
Intelligence in the us of the utensils
employed. After a little preliminary
practice and experience a cook cun pre
pare a nu al on the -ie. trio stove at a
cost equal to or even less than that of
gaa In the sume OMO, li niiial con
stantly be kept in mind that a large
amount of heat Is stored up in the heat
ing elements or disks after the current
lias betii turned off
f or Instance, in
boiling eggs It Would be necessary only "tare which always got- straight under
to bring the water to a boll Then thaja fellow's coat and makes htm wonder
current Is turned off, and I he cooking
Is completed by the heat which bus ao-
L. I eumuieiev in ine u:.k -rne same jirin
', I olple applies to all electric cooking, and
I "'" "" """" n n
'cost of current can be tut down 1m-
ineimei y .
As Iii the .'use of gas and paa ranges
I characteristics which must be learned
in actual use when the pook
these characteristics by her . areful and
Intelligent use of the current succeas
has be.. n achieved.
Just for the
Jsck I hear T. R. le going to hnvs his nsme stsmped on sighty mill.
Vavail Vea He wants hit nstne in sveryeody's mouth.
9A Trip in
Ox lite Mot Tort WatMI.
Then the machinery began to work poorly. They went tlout r than be
fore. Bettie grew a little frightened at the Dream Man's Elf tried in vain
to tlx it right again. Finally it ttopped entirely. Bettie tcreamed, but there
was no one away up there to help, and the air thip was falling to the
earth. Oh, how frighttxird the teat! The Elf called to her to jump.
They both lumped. And together they clung to a cloud, tcreaming and
kicking from fright, Bettie withing the had never come and the Elf hoping
that he hail taught her a letson.
When Bettie auoke the clung around her mother's neck at tightly at
the had clung to the cloud in her drtam; and both were thankful that the
dream wat not real.
ATH Is rats," opined Dell- best paying afar. Hhe went on:
ratessen Dora, talking 'Wis saya to me, 'Dora, dear, yiei'n
through two pins which lookln' jeale. Have ye been kick?' I
she had for the purpose of . says, 'No, but I've been up a good
fastening the front lapel
of her white apron.
"Buret" aasented Mame.
"I.e. Ilea a ladles." persisted Dellcatesr
es-n Dora, placing the pins where they
"And ladies also Is OgtU. Now, dearie.
It wus this here way: Tom Umg and 1
wus walkln' toward Ili-oadwuy, when
who should come along at a picky Mall py.' Ha waa dyUi' to contradict me.
but I.u. y Tompkins. Whe had on her;n,n, bain' a a-entleman. didn't dare."
"sum pins nouon ana ner .nnoceni
wny tits ll.sin leeia so U OBI ISO. MM was
as s wee,! as moiasses, ana i reu some-
si., iii inn eta aoroanniH nm
logeiner Hinii to me, rimer.
"She s:u k like fly paper, ao I had la
ask h. r to walk with Tom and me
She rolled her eves and listened to
every word we said, till Tom brtran eye- I
in her as u ne wa i.mjsl i.ii. y seen
the eye, n , and it was her time to be
Delicatessen Dora looked as vindic
tive aa one theatre manager might look
at another who bad robbed him or tils
Fun of It.
MY C ARj-
ToU ME HUM
AN ASK YA
IF YA KNEW
By Llcanor Schorer
many evenln's In eucceaelon ' lleaux.'
says Lury, lookln' pltyln'-llke at Tom.
You're tn., sums old heart-breaker,
laora, dear '
"Then I seen what ahe wua after
She WUIIIeal lnv num. atld her olan was
I to make bin think me so pop'lar that
ha wouldn't huve n riinrun' rhance. So.
lane havlu' been oata flrat. I waa cats
aoconil. 1 saiv a. 'Totn'M no onlv
".Men Main I mutih r.l.stice wh
I they're pitted again' women," nianagi .1
. At u rne
"Rlftl! vo' are. honey," laughed Deli
, .,,,. ,(ni r.ey'v got to remen
tier their tnannsrS, while girls only ha
to remember their looks. I cun qua 1
more before one skirt then before a
whole hotel looby of derby hata,
woman can all on yo', Was Mil' lor
I ill hat und her neat-cat appfoeoh
., ,, French gown, and us s ire a
I duel l stop Look and listen! Hpr-lully
If yuU'VS been n the hahlt of see In
In her dt ssln' sack.
'lake It from me, she'a after some
thin' more than seeln' you. Mava
i melodr.unutically) she wants to pull
buck the curtain from your past or
ti nl In B inder the lambrequin of your
"H it, "omln" bark to Lucy, hi r and
Tom and me kept walkln' till I though:
I'd drop 1 knOWSd all" Wanted to kg
ire ii. i. though, and r.l have stnrved
to a toiitlipok before lettlu' her In "ti
anything i ays. awsatllhs 'Let's v
home by way of Lucy's. We'll be kin I
SflOUgl .s ort yo', dear.' Hhe nn I
to a .-ept, though she was as tna l as a
Ylar.ih hare Aa soon as we got to her
apart lietlt dour, 1 savs befofe she hud
bean r.o- a rhancs t. apeak 'Lusy, my
i love, Tom and tin- can't go In. Me for
i my atUs roO IN.' Than we all aua:
"I lies red Totn right to a soda foun
' tain and when aure that lie waa eujoy.n'
his egg phoaplia'.t I Mil l.ucy't a nice
gtrl If yo' want to pleaje me .-all groun'
r,n her some time The felloai so mehow
i, ever ae.-tti t.t Itha fu r i , .
IVB, Bore Ilk.
gsnaroua.1 he savs. sore like. 'Hit tyhy
ui a ii-ve. w aa '
hard on I.U'
I "Jes fhs- rjlrll ant ralS '
rouslna danrle. .-ants the ini.tt.-i
aiie'd rubbsd nvs ths right wai I'd havs
dl.l a. una purrln' Hat she moil, . , .
run an I iha arraichln' I done loaned
llli Bgypt'n wrltln Mam.-, there's that
I thla-l Msd actor. Walt on iilin ujUi'.k.
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A Civil Wr Tjomtnce of Sheridan's R49
By Henry Tyrrell
(Founded on B ronton Howard t Great Play.)
lUet'irliM, 1I2, nr I. r oe. n, Hstia 1
sywmis or I'HW'llDlNil I IMPTKR
Ktvhi,.i West mm,.. hauKnant la tha
Cnloei. Anal , turns t'H wan losaa iiriito
.out sm. a H 'lithi-rti cirl tlrinini tirmhrr
a. iWnt'a eimaii I. In thr . .r i Arait
ami la in lira with Weai'a stater, m . i.aa.
BsrerUl, lii.h'i ronssf fsanflss, la a Usass ..f-
fl'er rli.i liaa rnrnlly aiairir.1 a imina and at-
trarrt.. wife and wtw haa rliacwnrJ rraak, hai
diaoiiior nm in a fwnrr marriagr ktank. ue
ilrr annllirr naina, haa alnrt riilUlrrl Writ, te
a.rna- an tnanlt tn rn,o,t Mr., llarrrl'l. I .- . a
iurl art h tlwarl TWaTea, a ' o.-i, aerrt
arrrlra man. Tea HU a u at lt hiht, the
rliMf Intrrrat lantrtna arnnnd tha MhrnaniloBk
mm) its Seathl eftra tn held iha miiar
asainat the Inlnn toe aa. Tkrra ftionraall Ja k
""'u'";", tT;"u" ,"?'"l .'"I weneee, tjw .sty
if Waahlastea, i..itrit- Kiutis'iam i.nts t hrr
lioiar roie iiaaaaa un niah tha fnino hora as tka
i- on,,a-i on of Mriir ii.nl. thr rrhal ksf . who haa
.....inar.l th nilo i'f lri Mnitfh. Titling nldnw.
Aflrr liattio Xwhliil .. mam uiion Or Kl-
iniB'iam. . . r tirtir, fmrr't ill in Tint.
U.M IIU in.- r.l 1,111 Ml Uttrn
a.lh arar lothlnf i.kkrd un on lha flald. Tlmrs.
Mi dU ..trrs hue and aoenaea bias aa a apr
I struggled so naro-ljr. deeplts
ma weak condition, that the
efforts of tha two soldiers
were required to hold him
whtle Thornton minutolg
,., ... .,
Letters ushlngton end New Tork
postmarks and-Ah I What hava wa
here? Tretty little sentimental keep-
aakr, ehT Where hava I aaen tha
lady's face? Pardon ma If I read thla
Inscription n the back of the oass."
What ha had found waa a miniature,
a , . a ..
the portrait of a lady, carefully pro-
tecled In a morocco rase. The owner
resisted ao deaperatrly the taking of
thla treasure that he finally sank to tha
floor, livid, panting, foaming and curs-
lug. as ' apt Thornton mockingly read
the line. Inscribed on the hack of the
" 'The flashing MeTht may liven thy form
In living lines of breathing grace.
May give each tint a tone aa warm
As that which melts o'er thy dear
But In my aoul ami on my heart
With deeper colors, truer oltn,
A loftier power than meagre art
Huth graved thy Image and thy name'
"lie Is dead." aal l Dr. Hlllugham, let-
ling tho hand of poor Ham i'lncknay,
which he had I ti hoi. Una- fall HmD
' and llfSlSSS to the ground
I "Well, Mutor. that r.dievea you from
duty lu re I II have an ambulunca sent
ar.oind at once As for the Yankee gan-
tinman, I will take good care of his val-
babies while he la aeoolted to Itlchtnond
.... ..i ii. .i.i a. i.ihK.
With these taunting words Capt.
Thornton laughed ItaboHeaUy, than nt
a cigar and glood In tlie doorway of tha
cabin gaslng r.-mlnlacenlly upon the
j mlnlatiiK which held tha fair feat urea of
Mrs i .instance naveni!
in-: sbtorchandlery of the idh-
bvs, down on Carry street.
near the James Hlver. was
toe Isrgest structure of Its
1mFmbJ u o l Itl'imond. It wat
I a las . dingy foiir-atorlrd red hrtrk
I building, with nothing but naked walls,
bare timbers and low-raftered drying
rooina. wnose small windows were not
Intended primarily to admit light. A
f. w- iron Pars on these windows, and
! a tibnsy partition here and th. rs In
1 dl. Ide lha floor space Into "rooms."
I had so ill id to transform the pungent-
met ling old shall Inta a .-spacious mill-
tar) I son for Federal captives, whose
official runk saved them from the un-
I sheltered pens and ttn"kades of Hells
j Isle, or of Sillsoury and Andrrsonvllla
Only Sfllesrs were tmm ored In LIMiy
Prison, und most of the time thure
wars from l,M to 2.ntsi motley,
nguid. palS-faced men pining here,
...ioim.I and anil id and lt.v.la to tie
1 ao c .1 a ii relentleesly If they crossed
a Ii id line" Within IWS or three fact
' hs Marred windows Some of these
p sir fi owa listlessly carved BrUStUasI
and Wooden toys With their JncfckaiVSS,
sill oards siuitte.l on ths
n .r nr ehackars na hoards marked on?
.n ride squares on Ihsas same rough,
uliawepl jiliok. A 1 1 Imped ugainnt
i 1 eonvsrsad endlessly osj two
lop v. h nig god "essapS."
letters o wire rara sifts
,i-1 tir,,. v ns still rarer Nevertheless,
soma fortul OUS . gnblnatlon of clrouni-
tai . . i i m ro i tig of ordinary hu-
man kindness did on certain memorable
Iflons psrmll a ant of .loihea or a
x of s e-H gnd other creature com-
as i". Confederals conttacutloti
i 1 . pasl B draWbrldflS of the mill-
i "i ,, theSB o aalona that brought
ea mali s rsJ is is t.. a certain left of
Ub i Doeurrsd lust befoi - the date of
. t lankagivtngi in the latter part
of N. rami er
Ths I rd-red rays of sunset wsra
StrssmUll through ths nna small, high.
grated window that lighted a bare room
whre some man were dsjeetsdlv playing
cards for a rap. of tobaoco, while othara
sat around on rough benchee and
watoheO, or auaoked or dosed. Ons. avavu
was . Ither sick or wounded, lay on a
couch. wHh a coarse blanket ovar htm.
Two or three of the card plaiere loaned
their unmelodluus voices In crooning Ssk
--hu,Ma u.ii,,aii.i ,,un,n
old-fashioned Methodist hymn.
"I hsfs light, buya. said the hyma-
iseder, an unctuous-looklng Hooaler
. , ,, .... . ,i mm
whom they svildressed somatlmsa as
"'rraplaln." and again as "Deacon,"
. M, Tf vou - ,-haer-
""J up " " 'OU C"n 1
rui. be as cheerful as you nan. Thtnh
think of your heavenly home "
. r nM .. t -, r, -
' fr muttered capt. ooa. a
"Well. that., think of your earthly
. - IT , . . wt
home of the apple trees in Wosaom
when yrru left It -of the afternoon sun
light fallln' on It this minute, out there
In Kentuck, or Ohio, or wherever It Is.
Uln.. M l,.l!.. ll.u,.', .kfWtl I M -
member when I was
"Deacon." proteated the sick man.
"I'm not feeling very chipper to-day."
"h, you'll come 'round all right. To
morrow's Thanksgiving. Aa I was say
ing" "That's what poor Ralph's afraid of.
tleaeon " tiitertMiaaut 4t I'oa "kfoanii-
ony U what's -tiling him. and Til leave
It to you If the novelty Isn't king since
worn off those endless reminiscences of
'" Mn, "rh,n ',ou na he"
C th w-h-h Ootmi."
cWmed the SBsi l-l.
,. & .
rasoi saasss m it i aim ai
m. jifc-Bniu m. on ,. olh.r
cheek. You know I'm meek and lowly.
Darn this hand o' cards, anyway. But
wttti all your cutanaaa, I'll bat five dot-
'' non ' TOU n taH how wa need
S a u th"r n the W.bsah
r.m . .
I m a landsman. Daaoon, but Tm
not ,0 , n.vlB;tlon,
from a former deck hand on Noaah s Ark.
How do they take In aaU on the Wa-
"Well, air, they go out aloft ran the
OWDth and knock down a mule."
r ""JJ"' h fu-had
Cog, rising ajid gotng over to tha elok
man's oouch. "Come, brig rat en up, Are
yju stok In mind, toor
Hunt sighed. Impatiently
Hart rallied again.
"Look on the tartcht aide -art. - .
happen any mlnlt. Buppoee. Brat thing
now, you an osaiea out and es
uhanaTsd. Jaat aa soon aa our army eap
turaa asans rebel Dt-taonarav If it aaa
does. Then you oan go horn on 1 1 ill i as
ana the neighboto'll bring In a
dosen different thing a,t once to kUi SsT
c"re you "
don't aeeni to care about Sll ImsML"
f"1 BaPh Hunt. aluonrHy. "If I ma-t
on the field. It may as wall ha hare
awass minsj rm nare to
ou drltual cooael." Interjected
con Hart, turning awav from hi.
, n-u it my .Vasal r"
f r" bd Hunfa oo-oh.
f"0 cun"-d with him nt low. Hinisl
' "" r- ouirr pieces. - aam a a,
"healdes tha field at battle. aliMa a
man oan be brave." B
"Oh. no doubt," waa tha bitter reply.
"You find It easy to ksep up your ooor-
age when I am In despair."
"What do you mean?"
"You know. Wa ware boya together.
..... . onv., uiaciya put up with aerond
best. You've always stood In front of
me. Tom Cox at school at .n..r.
business, in ve."
"Tell me one thing," urged Cox
"Have I aver played you false?
"No. you haven't You haven t needed
to Your cursed fatal good luck does.
II all for you."
'Now yu talk like a whining rhlld "
"No. I don't. At this mumrnt your
heart's Inmost thought Is Identical with
'nine. Marie Mason great Hod! How
niy heart brats at tha speaking of that
name' Marie ahe was the one woman
'n all the world to m. Why did you
cross my ps,th there, too, when It was
'a sure as rate thai her pisfsiSUSg
wouiu iuii on you .'"
"II It was fate, what's the use of"
talking about It now?" retorted fox.
duggedly. "And to what avail to either
of oa. now. can tout girls fuvor be?
Volt know She is un trrevoca l.t.. di,al..
ei-ner, Ilka alt the rest of her famllv
Vou know that I came out for the
I'nlon, aa you did. when the first sun
was fired on Sumter perhaps you don
know, but I will tell you now. that wh n
1 aSft Lexington ahe-Marle Maaon
said ahe would rather see me lyimt
dead on the battlefield wearing tag
Ho'ithern gray, than marching against
hsf people In the blue uniform of the
North. l'hat was our (tartlng. Well,
WW and 1 have drunk from the same
canteen, we have fought aide hy side,
l the Mima battlea; we have both Won
our captain s swords and lost meat
f in misfortune ws are still together.'
nd yet, on the petty pretext of dla-
parity in our lots, you would Punish tha
(MIS ray of sunshine penetrating these
prison walls our old comradeship.
"You are well and strung. I am 111,"
1 don't forget that, either," twur-
nursd fox, softening.
"I've talked too much, I eu-ppote.
It's all over now. liere'a my hand, if
yon w.ll take II,"
fox did not take It 1m mediately but
"Its all light, Ralph. Ok I gta gaa
a little tlrae to gat ovar Ik for yaw ant
deep, ulJ fallow."
iXo Ba Cos