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d pale. Then he spoke to his beau
"Miss Beltrand," he said, strangely,
"I go to the witness stand to meet
my doom but all for your sake."
The eyes of the """judicial visitor
were constantly fixed on thet witness.
As Allen left the stand, completely
exonerating Mrs. Brooks, this 'per
son called out:
"Arrest that man. He is an es
There was a wild scream. Miss
Beltrand had fainted ' away. Allen
was taken back to the state peniten
tiary to serve out an unexpired term
of twenty years.
He was innocent of the embezzle
ment charged, but his case had been
rushed through. Now the persever
ance of a woman, money, a gifted
lawyer proved him guiltless.
Pardoned by the state, reinstated
in his old position, awarded large
money reparation, Lane Allen left
that great tomb of blightedjiopes, a
man among men.
At the very threshold of the grim
jail Mr. Brownthorne and Miss Belt
rand met him.
She put both hands into his own,
jusfy as she had in the garden that
eventful night of their lives, for she
read the glowing longing in his eyes.
"Oh, if I am worthy, take me!" she
cried, "for I love you, love you, love
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
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DIARY OF FATHER TIME
An act of the British parliament,
dated June 30, 1837, put an end to
the use of the pillory in the United
Kingdom, a mode of punishment so
barbarous, and at the same time so
indefinite in its severity, that it is
surprising that it was not extinguish
ed long before. The pillory consisted
of a wooden frame erected on a stool,
with holes and folding boards for the
admission of the head and hands.
A man being condemned to the
pillory about Elizabeth's time, th'e
foot-board on which he was placed
proved, tV be rotten, j&id dowit fell,
leaving, himthangingyjthe neck in
rfantror ffiJn"Hf rVtrhiTie"lihP.rated
he brought an actiph against the
tnwn fnrt.hi insufrf&fihcv ofOthe Dil-
lory and received 'damages.
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