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The Irish Briilo of an Englishman.
A STORY OF THESE TIMES.
Slie beckons to them, anil, rlsinsjslow
ly, they advance towards liodncy, who
involuntarily moves hack ;i little. Ami
in truth they .ire formidable t"i . with
their bloodshot eves, .mil hrislliu,r, coats,
and liiiirc jaw s tint . In-lit' now parted,
show the IcHinint; teeth within.
"( )n tiuanV." savs Mona, whereupon
hoth the hrites eroncli upon tlie ''round
right before Ilodnev. and ti him seri
ously and iru'inMnlv Willi their .'.tle.nn
"Vnii lire certainly ton strom; tor me.''
savs Kniliicv. with ,'ilrown and a neeu-
"As von have refused to explain vour
presi'iiee here to nie, ymi shall leniain
whcie you now aie until help arrives."
says Moiia, with evident d.-tennina-tion.
"I am content to stay here until tin
ilav dawns, if un keep nie- lonipanY,''
U'j'lies he, ( a.sily.
''Insoliiice. sir. ift pcili;is another
part of Miiir ml'," returns she. with
wild hut cxi i'ssive linger.
hht! i dad in a lout; while dii":sinr
Rown. loose, vet eliniriii1.'. that hi'lravs
eiu li curve ol her wi :, . r-..soinc ii):nn'.
It is hoidi'i I'd with si,in's-d'ivn. .iml
Nome rich whit' I. ice. thai Mis in:;h lo
Iit neck and falls i vcr Lit . mall handM.
Ilcrhair is drawn 1 ;i' l' mln a Inose
knot, thai I'M'l.s a.s if il wmild luiulilt
down her hark sluuild she shake her
head. She is pah-, and her eves are pe
culiarly !ai .-p and dai k ti--.it eve: lenient.
They are ii-d unoii Kmhuv with a
kmu that helict all idea of (ear. and her
lips are (ointn. ,...o.i .,,,,) .SMim what dan
gerotis. "Is truth insolence';'" asks lluilnev.
"If so. I demand your pardon. lv
Kpoech. no iloulit.uas a lnUtr. set it
came from my heart. "
' On not iniul.lo on r;ef to make any
further evcuse," :av- Muna. cilv.
"1'ray sit dow u. ' savs l.'odnev, polile
ly. "if ou una ;t m, : n'lii,L' your
eveniiiR with me. let me nt least know
that you ar cnmtortalile." Auain the
eomicality of the whole pioeeeMiniy
btrikes hun. anil he I tuchs aloud. He
takes, too. a mc p for ward, as if to wet
"lo not-stir." savs Mona, l.aslily,
rmiiitinir to the lilooil-hnimds. Allsiuce
lias risen-no has the hair on Inn hack -ami
Is looluiik' thunder-daps at I'anl,
A low urnvvl 1, leaks f ii.iii him. lie is
plainly Lent upon ledm-mi i,i irasmi
Nvhiiever shall dispute i, will ,,t hiH
tieloved liuvtrcss. The ,.,.r., :n,,w
their ordeis. ami will oh. v nie. i,,wu
Allspice, down. Vm vwi ,,, Vl(.
to lemain exai'llv win ie nm are " ,ni
"Then r.et a hair fur vouiself at
least, as vui will not permit iue to j-i) i,,
vour Hid." he entreats. "I ;,m N,ir
inisoner. peih;,n," , H ,)W t,,,,,.- ,!,,,
inoht vullmu captive that ever yet e,as
II" hardly teali;-,. the ctcnt of his
KUhjeetln,,... 1H , ,,.,
awkwardness nf the sitiiiitioii. of i,,..,u
Irey nahseiiee, and the chaiiee that he
imiv return at itiiy wp,,,,,,, ,
Mona lakes no notice of his words
but still siaiidt tiv the talile. with her
hands folded. t,-r ,ltl(r whi0 ,,,
flinjriiiir to her. le r eves oweir.
wIhiIb tleineaiiot hl.e n;a ,,( inUll,
ni4li.-val i.uiit. Sotlrnk.s I !. i. ! i j-v who
is nmun at her its tlimudi he would ,,.
ever imprint upon Ins luain the leiimm
tirauco ui a vision as pum as it i.i per
fect. . 'llie inoiM'ntjs come and so. Thu liio
Is ilyinjj out. No Round but Unit of tlio
falling cinders eonies to (listtirh thfl
stillness that reiirns within the liluary.
Mona is vnnuclv woiiileriniMvliat. tlm
end of it all w ill bo. ml t hen at last
the silence is liroken. A noise upon the,
pravel outside, a quick rush up the bal
cony steps; some one enterues Ironi the
plooiii or the tiidit, ami eotui'S into the
loom through tlie open window. Mona
niters a pa-sinuate cry of relief and joy.
It is lieolfieyl
Perhaps, just at fist, surprise Is too
great to permit of his feelinjr either as
touishiueiit or indiKiialion. 1I-' looks
from 1'aul Undney to Mona, and then
from Mona back to llodney. After that
his naze doc.-t not wander ti'ain. Moii.t,
running to him, throws hetself into. his
arms, ami tin re he holds her t Insely, al
ways with his eves lixed upon the initii
he deems hi.s enemy.
As for the Australian, he has crown
pale indeed, but isipilte self possessed,
ami! lie usual insolent line round his
iiioulli has deepened. The dntjs have
ly uo means relaxed their vifjil, but bt ill
rrnurh before liim, ready for their tlend
lyprin( at anv inoinrnt, II in a jiic
ture, almost a lifeless one. so uintintifess
aie all those that help to fiirui it. 'J'he
fadmir (ire, the In illiant lamp, thp open
window with the silent night beyond,
1'aul Ihiiliicv standing upon the hearth
rut; with fofded nrms. hisdaik insolent
face lighted tip w ith the excitement, of
what is jet to come, ga.iii'' deli.iiilly at
his cfiusin. w ho is slarini; buck at him,
pale but determined. And then Mima,
in her soft white gown, somewhat in
the foreground, with one aim Ifiom
which the louse sleeve of the dicssin;r
Rosvn has fallen bai k. leaviti? the fair,
rounded flesh to be seen i tin own around
her husband's ne k, is vtaichinir Ii'od
ney with an expression on her fare that
is half hautth! mess, half nervous dread.
Iler V:i i has loosened, and is ripplin
over her shoulder-, and down far below
her vvaist'. with her iliseicjasieil hand
sh1 is b.ildin it hai k fiv,m her ear,
hardiy kiiowin? how pict iir-'S'i'n and
strikni',' is her att itude. ainl how it be
trayseadi perfect curve ( her Invly
".Vow, sir. speak." she say.at length,
in rather trctmiloustoiies. arowintf t'ear
ful of the li'ic.'.thejied silence. There is
a daiiCTi r ius vihratiiin in the arm that
(ieoiT'ey Ii as round her. that gives her
warniir; to make some ch.iii in the
scene as soon as oo'"-iMe.
I-'or an instant timinev turns bis eyes
on her, and then U'.es back to his sne'er
in; examiuat ion of deotfrey. Between
them the t.vit do's still lie, quiet but
"Call off the dogs," says fieoffivy to
Mona. in alow tone: "there is no long-'
er any necessity for them. And tell me
how yon coiiii' to be here, at this hour,
with "this-- fellow'
Mona call: oil' the de.g. They rise
unwillingly;. and. walking into a distant
curiier, sit llieie, as Ihniigh still await
ing a chance of taking some active part
in i he coming fray. Al'ler which Mo
na. in a few words, explains the .situa
tion to tieoffrey.
"Von will ;;ive me an explanation at
once," says (ieoffrev, slowly, address
ing his con, -iii. "What brought you
"Cniinsitv, as I have already told
Mrs. llodney," returns he. lightly.
"The window was open, the lamp burn
ing. I walked in to see the old room."
"Who is your accomplice?" asks
ticoiTiev, still' with studied calmness.
"You are pleased to talk conun
drums." says liodn.'V, with a shrug. "I
confess mvself sulliciently dull to have
never gucs ;ed one."
"I shall make mvself plainer. What
servant did ymi bribe to leav e the win
dow open for you at this hour?''
for a brief instant the Australian's
eves tla-.li tire: then he lowers his lids,
and laughs ipnle easily.
Y"u would turn a fan e into a tra?
edv." he savs, mockingly. "Whv should
1 hribe a servant to let nie see an old
room by midnight V"
" Whv. indeed, unless yon wished to
possess yoinself of something, in the
"Again I fail to understand." says
Paul: hut liUvery lips grow livid. "Per
haps for the second time, and with the
same delicacy you used at lirst.yoii will
condescend lo explain. '
"Is it necessary'?" says fleolTrov, very
insolently in his turn. "I llnnV not",
l'.y the live, is it your usual practice lo
prowl round people's houses at two
o'clock ill the tnoniim;? I thought all
such festive habits were confined to
burglars, and blackguards of that or
"We are none of us infallible," savs
l'oilnev. in a curious tone, and speaking
as if with iliilicnlty. "Yon see, even
von erred. Though' I am neither burg
lar nor blackguard. I, too enjoy a walk
"Liar"' savs (Icoffrey. between his
lectin his eyes fixed with deadly hatred
upon his cousin. "Liar and thief!" -lie
goes a few .teps nearer to him, and
" Thief !" echoes I'anl. in a ternble
lone. 1 1 is whole tace quivers. A mur
derous light cireps into his eyes.
Mona, seeing it, moves awav liotn
(leolliey, and. .ulig stealthily u j) to the
table, l.ivs her baud niion ihe pistol,
that is si ill King where last, she left. it.
With a rmick ;;e:.t ure, and unseen, .she
covers it u il h a inner, and then lin ns
her au..i,(iM once iiiore upon the two
"Av, Ihier:" repeals Ceoir rev. in a low
voice, but lierce. "tt w-H not without
ft purposo you entered this homo to
night, alone, uninvited. Tell vour story
to any one foolish enough to ludievo
V"i. I do not. What did you hope to
hud? What help towards the gaming
of vour unlaw fill cause'?"
''Thief'" interrupts Ihidney, repeat
ing Ihe vile word again, as though deaf
In eve thing 1 iit this degrading aeeu-r-alioii.
Then there is a faint pause,
and t him -
Mona never afterwards could say
which man was the lirst to make the
iillack. but. in a second they are locked
in Mich oihcr's anus in a deadly ctn
bfiirte. A desire to cry aloud, to ' sum
mon help, takes hold "of her, but she
b'ats it down, some inward feeling,
i tear, hut undefined, telling her thai
rnblicitv on such a matter as this will
be eminently iiti(oMivalih.
lieollrev is the i alter man of Ihe two,
but 1'aul the more lithe and sinewy.
I or a moment Ihev swav to and fro;
then deotfrev, getting his fingers upon
Ids cousin's tlnoat, forces liim back
ward, The Australian struggles for a mo
ment. Then, tliidinglionttrov too manv
lor I. mi. he looses one of Ins bands, and,
thrusting it between his shirt and waist
coat, bungs to llfht a tiny dagger, very
Hal. and hiditlv sheathed.'
1'orliinatelv, this dagger refuses to be
shaken 1mm Us hold. Mona, fcelinf
that fair play s at an end, and thai,
tieachcry is asserting itself, turns in
stinctively to her faithful allies, the
bloodhounds, who have risen, and. with
l" ir hair standing straight on their
hacks, aie growling (uninon.sly,
('old.Ktid luilf wild with horror, she
et reruns hor presence of mind, and
bwllOlilijgtOOtieC'l tli iot. BUYS, uu-
vierioiisly, "At liim, Spicel,r pointing to
Like a llash of lightning, tlm brute
Hprings forward, nnd, IHngiiiK himself
upon Itnduev, fastens his teeth upon
the iinn of the, hand that holds the
The extreme naiii, and the pressure
the actual weight -of the powerful nl
niiil tell. Undney falls buck nnd xvitli
an oath sluggers against the mantel
piece. "Call (iff that dog," erics tieoffrey,
turning savagely to Mona. Whereui
nn, having gained her puipuse, Mona
bids the dog lie down, and the faithful
lnute. exipnsiti'ly tiaincd. drops off his
foe at leu command, and falls crunch
ing to the gioinul. vet with his eyes ted
and blood-hot, ami his In cut Ii coining
in panting rasps that betray the, wrath
he would gladly gratify.
' The dagger has fallen to the carpet in
the stiiiggle, and Mona. picking It up,
(lings it far (mm her into the darksome
night through the window. Then she
goes up lo (it oilti v. and. laving her
hand upon his Ineast, turns to confront,
Iler Ictir is falling like a veil all round
lici; thioiigh it she looks out at limi
ne w ith eves frightened and iinplot iug.
"do. Paul!" she sas. w ith vein merit,
enlieaiy. the woids passing her lips in
(ieolfo'y does not hear l.er. Paul
does. And as his own name, coming
from her hps. falls upon his ear, a great
change passes over his face. It is ashy
pale; his hps are bloodless; his eyes are
full of rage and undying hatred; but at
her voire ii softens, and something that
is ( lite indescribable, but is perhaps
pam and grief and tenderness and de
spair combined, comes into it. Iler lips
- the purest and sweetest under heaven
- have deigned to address hirn as ore
not altogether outside the pale of friend
ship, of common fellowship. In her
own divine cii.tntv and tenderness .she
can see good in others who are not 'as
he acknowledges t,i hitn-self with tern--bc
iviuorse1 worthy to touch the very
he'u of her while skirts.
"do," she says, again, entreat inglv,
still with her hand on dcorVrey' hn ast,
as though to kep hurt hack, but with
her eyf s on Paul.
It is a command. With a la?t linger
ing look at the woman who iris errhi'-i'l-ed
him. he steps out tlinetgh the win
dow on to the balcony, ajid m another
moment is lost to sight .
Mona. with a beating heart, but with
a courage that gives calmne-s lo h.-r
outward a-tiicis, closes the windor,
draws t lie shutters together, bars them,
and then goes back to dcotlYey, who
has not moved since Rodney's depart
ure. "Tell me Igil'li how it ail happened."
h says. Ia mg ins hand'' on h"r should
ers. And then she gos through it
again, slowly, carefully.
"lie, was standing jut there." she
savs, pointing to the spot where lirt
-he had seen Paul when she entered ihe
library, "willi Ins lu-ud up like this."
suiting the act ion to the word. "U fen
I came in, he turned abruptly. Can he
he errent r.r'? odd'? Sometimes' 1 have
thought that "
"No; eccentricity is farther from him
than villainy. Itut, my darling, what a
terrible ordeal for you' to conn' in and
liud him heve! Kuough to frighten yon
to death, if you were anyone but my
own brave gii I."
"The .logs gave me courage. And was
it not well I did bring them"? How
strange that I should have wished for
t hern so strongly to-night! That time
when he drew out Ihe dagger' my
heart failed nie then, and but. for piee
what would have b. -n the end of it'?"
she shtiddei s. "And yet." with sud
den pas'uon, even then I knew what I
should have done. I had his pistol.
I tin self would have sh"t him. if the
worst iuii to t he worst. Oh. to think
thi't that "ii may yd reign here in
this dcai ' ' noiise.'and supplant N ich-
Her , . , v with tears.
"lie 'in ;:"t , t here is a fa'iit chance,
- be', of i ... i ( (!,- I 'tU-H gou', as he
has rove I ':,! ; bird be ol'd dispute."
"What i on!, he have wanted ' When
I can e in . s turned pate and leveled
the p-s1o at iue. I was frightened, but
m i much. hen I desired him, he laid
dov.n the pi,to directlv, and then I
se ye I it. And then "
llefeyes fail upon the hearth-rug.
llaif under the buid'-r a small piece of
rumpled paper attracts her notice.
Si dl t al king. si." st.trptf mei hanically and
pic!; if up. smooths it. and opens it.
" Why. what is tins'?" she says a mo
ment laier: ' and v. hat a curious hand!
.xot a !.' i 1 1 1 it-iii in s. surely.
""lie nt Thomas's lii'h t-ilunr, rio
doubt." s , ; i ieVTicv. dreamily, allud
ing to the mull r-tootinan, but thinking
of otnelliinir eNe.
"No. no: I think not. Come here,
t ieoffrey. i'ii. H is the leeicst tiling,
like a I iddle. See!"
lifetimes to he!', and looks over her
Hhoiilder at the ji'iper -be holds. In an
mrlv. unformed hand the lollowim; fig
uies and words are written upon it.
"T I. Ptess top cm iicr.- l ight hand."
This is all. The paper is old. soiled,
and has annanm! !y made large acquaint
ance vvtli po.-kcis. It looks, indeed, as
if much travel and tobacco are not for
eign to a. deotfii-y, taking it from Mo
na. hold:-, it tiom bun at full length, with
amiable supi icilioiisness, between his
fust facer and thumb,
"Tb'iui.a- has plainly taken to hiero-glvj.hics-
it'll In- Thomas," says he. "I
Ci.ll Isla V his pic sing bis youii Wolll
:m'sii,hf hand, but l.er "top corner1
biltlles me. If I Were Thomas, I should
not hanker after a girl with a Mop cor
ner;' but there is no aeeounl ing for
tastes. It, u-ally is curious, though,
isn't it;'" As he speaks he looks at Mo
na; but Mona. though seemingly re
turning his ga'.'.e, js for the first tune in
her hie absolutely unmindful of Ids
Slowly she turns her bead awav from
him, and. as though following' out a
tram of thought, fixes her eves 111111
the paneled wall in front of her.
"Il is illiterate writ ing, certainly; and
the v1mle concern dilapidated to the
lasl degree," goes on .r. Podnev. slid
legarding the soiled paper with curios
ily mingled with aversion. "Any objec
tion to mv putting it in the fire?''
" '7- t,' " murmurs she, absently .still
(.taring at. the wall.
"It looks like th" production of a lun
atic. -a very dangerous lunatic an
of Colney Hatch," muses ;rof
I rey. who is growing more ami more
puzzled with the paper's contents the
oflener he reads it.
" -Top corner, - right band,' " goes on
elona. taking no heed of him and
speaking in the same low, mvste'i ions
"Yes. exactly, yon have it ),v heart
but w hat does it mean, and w hat aie
von staring nt that wall for?" asks he
hopelessly, going to her side. 1
"It means- the missing will," n turns
shi', in fi voice that would have ,,ui
1 red it to a prie.'tess of Delphi. si,
delivers this oracular sentence. ( lf.
points almost tragically to the wall 111
"Khif" ays liooffiev. btam..
much nt the meaning of her words as
lit the words themselves, lias the wor
ry nnd excitement of the lust hour un
outlled her brain
"My dear child, don't talk like, that,"
lie says, nervously, "ym're dono up,
oil know. Come to bed."
"I shan't go to bed al nil," declares
Mrs, tieollicv, excitedly. "1 shall never
io to to bed again, I think, until nil this
is cleared up. deoffrry, bring tun over
She motions impatiently with her
hand, and (leolliey, being cniiindlcl to
it by lui vehemence, draws a high chair
i lo-'" to Hint part of the wall that seems
to have claimed her grealcst attention.
Springing up on it , she selects a cer
la'ii p mi l. nnd, laving one band nil it
us if to make suie it, is the one shn
wants, counts carefully six iinue from
it to the ucNt wall, nnd three from If to
Hm lloot. I think I have described
these panels befote as being one foot
biead and two bet long.
Ila ing nssuied herself (hat Ihe panel
selected is the one she requires, sho
pi esses Inr lingers .steadily against (lie
upper comer on Hi" side taithcst from
the tiro. Pxpectatiou lies in ( very line
of lu i face, yet she is doomed to disap
point ineiil . 'No result attends her rierv
ous pressure, hut did itn t defeat. The
panel is inexorable. Nothing daunted,
She moves her hand lower down, and
lues again. Again failure crushes her;
utter which sic makes one last attempt,
mi l, t idling the vety iipii iinost cor
ner, pi e-. ,cs hard.
S'lct-r sal last res's with her. Slow
ly the panel moves, and, sliding to one
side, di-.pl. iys to view a liny cuphnaid
that for many years has been Io.,t sight
of by the l.'odnev family. It is veiy
small, about a half a fool' in depi h, wit Ii
three .-in ill shelves inside, lint, alas!
these helves are empty.
deo!Vey utters an exclamation, and
Mona. after one swift, eotupieheiisive
g'laiico al li e idled cupboard, bursts in
fo lens. 'I !c biUi r disappointment is
more than she can bear.
"Oh? il isn't here! He has stolon it!"
cries she, a-' ' ac w ho can admit of no
con.i'oil. ' rd I fct so sure J should
find it. myself. 'I hat was what he was
doing when I came into the room. Ah,
(rorTroy. sure vu didn't malign lurn
when yon called him a thief!"
"What has he done?" asks deofTrey,
somewhat bewildered and srreatly dis
tressed at her apparent grief.
"lie has stolen the will! Taken it
away. That paper von hold must have
fallen from him, and contains the direc
tions about finding the right panel. Ah!
what shall we do now?"
"Yon are right; I see it now," savs
dVolTrey, whitening a little. "Worden
wrote this paper, no doubt," glancing at
the dirty bit of writing that has led to
the (l:s"'overy. "II evidently had his
knowledge from old F.lspeth.'who must
have known of this secret hiding-place
fmm mv great grandfather. My father,
lam eonviu'i'l. knew nothing of it.
11'Tc, on the 11 ght of my grandfather's
d"ath. the old woman must have hidden
the will, and here it has remained ever
siiue until to-night. Vet. after all. this
is mere supposition." nays (ieoffrey.
"We are taking for granted what tray
nmve a imlh. The will may never have
been placed here, and he himself ''
"It placed here; I feel it. 1 know
it," says Mona. solemnly, laying her
hand upon the panel, lb-r pariiei-tness
impresses him. lie wakes mUi life.
Then that villian, that scoundrel has
it now m his possession," he says
quickly. "If I go after him, even yet I
may come up with him before he reach
es his home, and compel him to give, it
Ashe finishes liejnoves towards the
window, as though bent unon putting
his winds in'o execution at once, hut
Mona, hastily stepping before him. gets
between it and him. and, raising her
hand, forbids luni to approach.
"You m.'iv eornnel him to murder
1 ire -a
leverisiiiy, "or, in vour
"i may minder liim.
;'ir fforn this bouse
lint' ail' ai!!". try-
gent I.V l" j''.t ll'T t.0 ''tie -1. v.
I will rot listen.'' she interrupts,
innately. " I know how mi both
'I. ad aw!
n ' in"
vet v a:
n c I
... . v
n now, wit Ii
' is ciinie in
urd him. see
I to go, and.
looks 11, to his
n.d : hi
' iii In ; ,iv.
' ' IP 'lie
be) I, -ad.
I tig he
tlir. -v i
I. I' K
' L" 'II'
!--; 1 ;
on a f ii.t's
i!'g niui l-.lv. as
iin t line. "e has iciched
his own place by this time. Wait until
the mo ruing, ) entreat you, deojl'iey.
I" her lq.s ! i'l,ibe, her life. it !l collU S
tittu'ly "I can b' ariio more jo-t now."
A .-ob c'-eaie.-i her. end laiis heavily
on deoJTiey's heart. He is not proof
apaitt'.t a woman's tear:; as no true
inaue-eris especially "-tears, and
SO be gi es mi at otic'.
"Tln-i e. don't cry. and you shall have
it all our own way."' he' says, with a
sigh. "'I'o niorrow we will decide what
is to be i.,!;,.."
"To-day. yon mean: you will only
have to wail a few short, hoiu s,"' sin1
says gratefully. "Let us leave this
hateful room,'" with a shudder. "1
shall 1, ever be able to enter it again
without thinking of this night, and all
Sleep. ccn when she (iocs get to b''d,
refines to settle upon Mona's eyelids.
Iiiiring the rest ,,( the long hours that
marl; the d;tt kneas .). wj,( awake,
staling upon vaeancy, and thin 1: hilt
ceaselessly unt il,
"Morn, In t)i wliii,. WHU "T lh innrnintf !iir
l.'i'iil'"1 fiiroci-ii'.- ;, I lie Orient Into o,,"
Then die rises upon her elbow, and
notices how the ft comes through
Ihe chinks of the shutters. It must be
day indeed. The dreary night hits lied
aflriglited; the stars hide, their dimin
ished rays. Surely
"Von irniy linen
Thnt fret the oloirh urn ininin-iuji'ri nt'dHT."
There is relief jn ihe thought. She
springs from her bed, dollies herself
rapidly, and descends to the breakfast
room. Yet the day thus begun appears
to her singularly unattractive. Her
mind is full of care. Mm has persuaded
(ieoffrey to keen silence about all that
hist night produced, and wait, before
taking furl her steps. Hut wait for
what'? She herself hardly knows what
it is fcho hopes for.
She makes various attempts at think
ing it out. She places her pretty hands
upon ler prettier brows, under the mis
taken impression common to most peo
ple, that this attitude is conducive to
the solution of mysteries; but with no
result. Tilings w ill not arrange t hem
sclves. To demand the will from Paul Rod
ney wit bout further proof that it is in
his possession than the fact of having
discovered by a chance a secret cup
board is absurd; yet not to demand it
seems madness. To see him, to reason
with him, to accuse him of it, is her one
desire; yet she can promise herself no
good from such an interview. Sho
ptghs us she thus decks iilmlcRsly to seo
a satisfactoiy termination to all her
She is (li.'tnn't and silent all the morn
ing, taking small notice of what gaics
on around her. (ieotl'rev, ) ei plexed too
in spirit, wanders vaguely from pillar to
tmst, unable to set I Iti (o anjthing,-
bound by Monti lo bctiay no' hint of
v.hat happened in the iiluniy Home
bouts aj'ii, yet dying to reveal t he sen el
of th" panel cnpboaid to somebody;
Nolly is especially imd oppressively
cheeiiul. lie Is blind to the depression
that niiii ks dcolliey and Mmia for its
own, and quitu nuldoes himself in geni
iilil v and all louiul amiahilil v.
"n let has gone to Ihe stables to be
tdow upon her bonny blown mare her
usual inoi ning olfei ing of bread; Jack,
( f coui ' e, has gone w it h her.
d'eollicy is nov. hne just at this mo
ment. Iioalie and Nidiulas are silling
hand In baud and siib by side In the li
biary, disciissii'i: their mm ciucl case,
nnd wondeiing for the llioiisuiullh time
whet! er-if the wo..( cutties to the
wrist lof whii Ii. alas! Iheieiiow seems
little doubt! her filler w ill still give
his consent to their man iagc, and if so,
how I hey shall manage ,, 1 1 v (. on ie.
bundled pounds a ynr, and whether it
may no) be possible f..r Ni holas to git
Soli'iclhilig or other to do (ll (his sub
ject they are vague) that may help "to
make tlie crow n a pound,"
.Mona is sitting in the morning room,
tic faithful and -via lively .Nolly al ler
side. Accoidilig lo his fights." she is
"v.oi lh a ship load of the w hole ol."
and a sn.-h I,,' halites her. Hut to-day
(,lc 'ad'i bun. vl e is absent . ilapies-.f,f,
w iglu'.l d 11 '., ,; Ii th.Mght. imvthiiig
bill ceng-li al. oC (ol gel s to sllille III
tic light p! ri: -avs " Yes" wht 11 coiir
tc v reqon, "No, ' and is deaf lo h's
f;a 1 ' si sab u-s.
l'. hen he I. .1 1 I' Id II' r a really good
St' I V. qiole Ii ii-'. and all about the
A..' In t ic, Lady Libas, w ho has declared
ber intent ion of calling (Ids afternoon,
and against whose wearing society be- is
stu niiou .ly w, lining !,"' . and when
sic has shown ,,, a.).re, iat en of the
wii contained then in. I. e knows there
is s. mil ! ding as b-- hiiiisi If ib :, rd,e.-, H
' rotten in the 'tab- ,,f I i-nni.i! k."
" Von a t' 1 ,,t wdl. are v mi. Mrs.
f ii I'lfrey?" he savs. s mpat bet Ic, illy,
ge" : v 11 p fii ir, b:s own chair to le -j-lendeilv
over He- b 11 k of bets. Nolly
is nothing if 1 , , 1 1 a Ift el innate, w 1 1 i
v , men a; e dun iT'u d. I' gr.es hint ?
tic, light, or l!',l,b!e to be all'idive to
t h'-iii, as in hi , son! be Inv- s them ail. -in
1 he an..! 1 .e I . f 1 "in the dail y in. ml to
I h" du he-s, a' wavs pi oVld' d ' t hey are
' N'oll ;ire W l'"l-g: I am qu i- v ell,"
r-a s Mo.. 1. sii!i,:i mid 1 mi -. ng l.rr
' I'la-n ymi have s. 0 ; t-f 1 1 i 1 . oil y.ur
micd. V:' have tint I" en vnr n d
p" ft t t ,m If a!l tla n,oi nit-. ."
I slepl b ,!! las! n ::.!: I h'rd'v
slept at a. I," she says, pi -ni --, cly, t ad
iii' tli 1 '-ct reply.
' Oh. well, list's it." says Mr. I ar
liu !. soiuewl at. re'i- viol. "I in an :r,v
fu' duller ii'i't t" have guess d t bat
dc .(Trey'S being out WotiM keep y,!
' Ye . I cou'd !., .I --li en. Wat , I, ing
an. I v, ail ing 1'.. .' i -v all 1 ha 01 e of shiin
' Lucky he. :-:r : N--!:v. ft rvent !y,
"t- know lhc:e is . - . I, .. 1 ,- vh burgs
f"l hi; return wbea I, a sbio.id; lo
fet i that th h ,!' y- i!nt w ill mark
hi: coming, . and look in "l.'i rwhen he
ca i-s. and all t'- it . ; I o! th.ng. No
bo e t-r ca 1 ' el I in. 1 ining. ex -cc,
' to ..i,( nt," -.s-, Vir Palling, with
ie ;i regret .
' I low nielau' bolv"" ,-av s Mona. with
ai Mi'T ap,o;n!i to fi -''iiness than
sin ha i shov, ii all d iv.
' Yes. I am not luch," confc-aes
Mi. Palling, b!..i,-!!y. 'Others aie
nu " ("iti, rate. I in' like ihe man in
1 1" st i,.ft . ' sul .a ii I- ail the winds of
be veil. Why.d v. .eld a!u," t tempt a
nu n to stay awav tS'in I occasion
all to ki ow 1 hiue w i-s-ii'i' one loiig
il'l f"r !:' s n 1 1,' 11. It w .,'. pos't j ejy
'!!' 'Uia '' hini I ' d.'i'' out whenever lie
got the cil.iliee."
1 pity ymr wife. "says Mmia, a!ni".',,t
' "!i. in-w. Mis. ( it olTny, come - I say
- 1 "w ci la I y.ii ran be!
'' Well, tin not pi e.ch sui li doct rine to
dc'dtiey,'' she savs, with rcpe-ntanee
mi ed willi piithi's.
' I .hall do only w hat yai wi-h." re
tuius lie. chivaiioir-.lv. arranging the
rn' 'don that ,id'U us t he back of ber
'I he nvu iiiug v aiie -, and luncheon ele
cta e if-e If. When it has coine to an
end, Mona going slowly up the stans to
bei own loom is met thcie by one of thi'
ma ds.-- not her ow n,- who bands la-r a
'Prom wle'in'?" (leinands Mona. lai
lv. ii'cing the writing is unknown to
' 1 ie,al!y don't kmc.', , ina'ain. Mitt li
ell gave it to me," sa s I In- giil in an in
jured buie, Now,' Mitchell is Lady
1,'iidiicv 'a maid.
" Very good," say s M,,na . iiuliffeia nt
l", after which ihe woman, having
straightened a cushion or two, takes
bei d' par! inc.
.M011 1. sinking languidly into a chair,
lillaslhe not" out an I over between
beu linger .. wl-i-t woud-ring in a (lis
loii ted f. ' mi as to h-in it can be
1 10:11. ,!,. g.., 1 s aeuely ;d the writ
er i f it. .' - p.- .,ple w ii! when they know
;i I' itch of t i' l a.'! I ami a single glance
can solve tie ,,;;, 1 .
'1 hen she ope a:., tie Idler and leads
as hillo' :
"ill sp; of ail I ',a h;is passed, I do
cut eat M ,11 In m it meat Iblce o'clock
this afternoon a! lb- rivei, beneallt the
die .tiiul I .. po cut n'luse. Let 110
shrinking In-io 'se aocidy of audi as I
am deter y u h-iu giaiding nie this
fust and lasl o.teu n w , as what I have
lo say c i- 11, ',,,u, but those you
love. 1 l -I II, e in"' .- ..nie you will ac
cede to lbs. lioiiesl beci'iii'.e of the.
beavenlv j it v n y ur ey a last night,
and the ,:i a 1, a niee,l ou to address
nie as you did. I ball wait for you un
til four o'cloi !,. ,i ( let me in'it wait
iii vain. p. I,"
J Yh t)(. ( 'eudui'iee?.
The New 1 ,, . ; ,'! r.-fer.s in t bo
bicycle as a ".slender, graceful, nisi u.
togelher hai'lnleas all ingi'iiieiil, eliielly
cetiuposed eif two w! l.s lilian d by two
cranks, one of winch is tcatrd on a lit
Hrt Middle Mild operales iho madiino
willi his feel." It is possible to infer
from this I hut Mr. Ihuinetl does not
add bicyliain to his other athletic, hc
Miss Kale l'aliison, who will n, coin-
fiaiiy Mrs. Latigiiy to this country, ami
ie a prominent actress in her 1 oinpaay,
is a beautiful nnd vivacious young En
glish lady, belonging lo a family of ex
cellent .social rank. She has already
mot. with marked isii-ccss in Ler cuoeou
ChilH nnd Fever.
Slinniiiitii I Ivnr Kudu.
Iitiiir 011111 hii.iiltn 1 1'
rlnllK nd t'ltrrlt a lli
li ver out el lie fi clu in,
Il tiiiTH v Inn nil titli.-r
H ck lleiidaclie.
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t.r II, i il'i-lrt'i-iUiin dl-
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Til" l'...!.iliiliil will I 'ihIUvvIv 1 lie lli !h l,,.rll,)r
(IIm.-i.hi- W H"H. I I 1 ii,,hit!n nil) lm! n lotiiw lu
lie I fill,.
( 'ONST! PA'I ION!
hIihii!i mil In- ri'iiiiiil"! !" s li lilliitt iilini.-iit. Nt.
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MAI j. I I A.
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(',. ti .1 ' -:! nr. . ,ir.-. hy
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Il'in; nie! le.i-i I.i', r tr.- r, la-v-1 nt el " ''
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rIM I O.M A S'
Always gives Hfitisfactior,
S"ld by Medicine I Ict'i rs i-v.-fy w here
Plici. -VIC. fllal
ynsU'IL MlU'.rKN ,v CO, I'rop'rs.
I'.llHalo. N'. Y.
Ittel, . !j
i- Ml' MtH
M Tim m:w m -irnv.
l fi riin iiti'il.)
a 111: err r
AND Ul.OOn I'UKIFIER.
IiJ Ihin nvw Pi-i.irJ 1 coinpounctf d
!m from thr i.tst Known t tit j'.ivei. such at
Hops, MjIi Kt!ii, t, VHsinra Saretda
i jl.-iat.rra 11-.nK.. 1-1,1,1,11, Dandelion nu
fjjl Srn.i;ia: Hit, trail, ntrd with an Bj;ree
Xl atilc '.roiiijoc t.li.r.
t j Ttie-ie T-lf tnr,t'i-K n.t upon the tlver.
I nty Hsl UH)ii tlie Miineys.
Thfy Kt-(:nl.it the UoweU.
They (iiitel the Ncvnuj byatcrji.
Thu I'rnturit. 1 lu,.,.l inn
Tliey Nourish, Sto-netlun, InviiTOrnte.
Tiicy tjive lone. HcalUi ami Kncruy.
HOPS AND MALT BITTERS
are the ORIGINAL and ONLY BIT-
lUDU rr.nli.in.iur Mlt KyrraCt.
Alt yitur linn.vt-1 ler liinn, an, I be mre
tltAt llic l.ilj' l Ii.isijii il I lie (uur wel.ll
HOPS AND MALT OUTERS
in I ,n.. tf.,1 Lllrrtt
t IfTTake nu other.
l Al Wln.li-s.ilr ami 10 la, I liy til I il'i.tkm.
Vr: I ........ au'r i-n ij..irrrvw v,
f f 1 1 1 II ,s I f tv iiif-.i.jy i .i-i i".f
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... - Ci.Ii.'h DIit Hlurltii- -
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HMJIXKS A SI'KrUT.TV.
FARM ENCINLS, MACHINIST.
TOOLS, M AHA II A
OK ALL KINDS, UELTING,
MI A FT I X.
rulleys ami General Supplies.
Nu. till, North Third Street,
rninADKLrm a pa.