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than lie had expected, and in a con
veyance in which he had never ridden
before. He came feet first -into the
big house, carried by soft, moving
men in high silk hats, and he rode
in a plain black coffin with silver
handles. But they would not let the
Little Heiress look at his face, and
she learned somehow from one of
the servants I think that "fire had
added to the horror of the accident."
, But to comfort her there came her
father's "lawyer, and he made her a
present of the railroad that had kill
ed her father, and other railroads.
He gave her this million and that
maybe a hundred of them or more
but she ''"'Id not be comforted.
Thus i those who really loved the,
Little Heiress passed out of her life,':
and she was taken to live with her
father's sister, Aunt Katharine, who
learned to love her aftr a while.
Aunt , Katharine and her husband
lived when their household was sta
tionary In one of several houses.
.They hadtwo white, ones, made of
marble one that stood oh a -corner
and looked over Central Park, in New
York City, and one that "was in New
port and looked over the ocean.
The Little Heiress had a hunted
look. All the afternoon she had been
Ji.e Littie Heiress and the Shirtfront With Whom She Had Agreed to Dance.