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than he 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 ''jld not be comforted.
Thus .i those who really loved thej
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 after a while.
Aunt Katharine and her husband
lived "when their household was sta
tionary in one of several houses.
They had- two white ones, made of
marble one that stood on 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 tho afternoon she had been
J-.e Little Heiress and the Shirtfront With Whom She Hact Agreed to Dance.