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-mere was a coj-iage
covered with .vines," and a summer
house he rubbed his , eyes. He
staggered aVatrthe-stepsJhe was pet
by his two smiling employers.
Mr. Vance Ied'nim into the hall,
ushered him into a: prettily furnished
tparlor and closed'the door. "
"I'm dreaming!"' cried Abel and
fell to a chair trembling all over for
sthere, confronting - -him," "auburn
curls, and cheeks and ears like a .pink
seashell," was his old love, Rachel!
f "Abel, you have remembered me?"
she cried loriginglyl " 'K ""'
"Remember you!" he fairly sobbed
"oh, every hour! every minute!
rWhat does it mean?" :u J
' ''That your dream'has.comeitrue,"
and she told him'of-'her fortune and
the surprise she had planned
And the anniversary dinner was
'changed jnto a veddingsupper, and
Vance -and Brandon gsive Abel-, and
this happy bride & month's honey
moon. " ..
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THE BIGSTORM ' . '
The most terrible storm that, per
haps, ever occurred rose on October
r Captain- Mauray-in his "physical
Geography of the Sea" gives rather
an exaggerated account of this storm
in Barbadoes. He says: J "The 'very
bottom and deaths of the sea were
uprooted; forts and castles K were
brushed away and theireat guns
'carried in the air like chaff.' Cannon
Were driven along the batteries and
flung into the moats, hut noljcarried
;ln "the air hke chafE At Martinique
the storm overtook a French'trans
port of 40 vessels, containing 4,000
soldiers,, and all "disappeared."
" "' Nine thousand perished at Martin
ique and 1,000 at St Pierre.'whilenot
k house was left standing. St-T)6min-go;
Si Vincent, St. Eustace, and Por
to Rico we're" devastated, while not a
'single vessel nearlhepath"of the cy
clone was afloatjpn 'October 11, At
JBort Royal the cathedral, 7 churches
and -1,400 houses were blown down 1
arid lTGOd'eonserebluied b'e
neathHhet ruiSj-'Qf? tfte, hospital. At
the Bjarmudas ,50-British" ships- were
driven Jho'rend'2'Qd0 -persons perished;-,T:'V'''-C,
QUEElSLoVlTALY IS f HEftof HER
Thesg arevtfie1iwj) clever-daughters
of theneen of 'Italy L - rJ ,
The'upjjer picture shows Princess
MafalfTe, -the,-younger. Her eleventh,
birthday Jcomes. in November.
, The Jowerpicture 'is of Princess
Ydlande of Savojr, the eldest daugh
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