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CHICAGO COlt&EX CO.. C hiciifcu, III.
A QUESTION OF .
Forgiveness or Dishonor.
CHAPTKH XII l.
"KOi;(.lVKlS (ill TUSIKIVO!'."
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and mortar in tlie iinrili in In. A eu
cnmcliiii).'. On one side were small villas, stand
ing within gardens; on tln other, the
grounds of some Jare house, aristo
cratically hidden from the eoiiunon
gaze, somewhere down a loin: drive.
.Ntit a human hein oranoiht r vt hide
was in sinht; only a collie dog was hiisy
in the roadway over a hone, which fact
proved that seldom did caniajjes oass
that way. And. indeed, th" wholo
place seeined set out of the wmld. The
nouses looked as if they had none to
Bleep in the sun. their green jalousies
carefully excluding the light, which
might he more treasured in Kngland
since so little of it is vouchsafed to its
A sudden shout fioin the driver of tho
hansom, the sharp pulling up of the
horse, and a dhrill erv of pain, startled
1'hilip M. .loli n from 0ictlioii'.:1ns which,
waking or sleeping, were ever his grim
It was hut a moment's work to spring
from thecal) and hend user the poor
dog. who. loo luisy with Ins hone to
heed the sound of approaching wheels,
had fallen a victim to his country
supinencss. for the driver, not noticing
liiiu until he was almost n him. had
then been too lale to stop the horse,
I'roin kien King the annual over.
"1 didn't the beaut, bir, till 1 was
on him." said the num. holding bie k
the horse, which, impat lent and fright
ened by the incident, was straining at
the bit'to be oil. "Take care, sir, he
"I am not afraid," 1'hilip said, with a
ring of contempt in his oice for tlia
vulgar terror of dogs whi.'.i character
izes even stalwart men of the lower or
der, "lie is not much hurt. Von have
inaiiaireil. mv friend, tn run over his
shoulder ant! graze his jaw."
The poor dog Hiiffercd 1'hilip to exam
ine the extent of his wounds, looking
up into his face with thaWrustful gaze
which seems to acknowledge that, the
examiner is "cruel only to he kind."
and only uttering a soli . plaintive whine
us l'hih'p staunched with his handker
chief the blood which flowed fnnu the
"There don't seem to be nobody here,
Hir." saiii the man. looking round.
1 hey re all asleep, I take it, in this
IMiilip glanced around, lie could not
leave the dog in the road, and the crea
ture could not walk, lie looked so pit
eously tip at his bcncfaci.ir. too. when
he moved a step uwav. that l'liiiip could
not have found it in his heart to dis
regard the unite appeal.
"I am ( lose to the place I was going
to," he said, after a pause, "you need
not wait. 1 recommend vou, my friend,"
lie Hddcd. as he paid the num. "when
you come out to these parts not to fol
low the customs of the inhabitants and
go to s.'ei p at live o'clock."
'Die man looked ;i tini sullen, and
drove olf, nnd us 1'hilip paused, some
what lineeit.iin what to tin with his
Churge, the gate of the lions ophite
wan opened, and a servant ran oat, lit
tering nn exclamation between amaze
ment and grief when idio saw the dog.
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round him while he waited that min
ute or two. It might have been that
nameless something which without rea
son carries the mind back to scenes ami
places it has known before, perhaps the
luxury of flowers roses, white and red.
niany-hued geraniums, leli"ate lilies of
tho valley that Hashed back to his
vision as in a mirror, a long low room
Willi just such wealth of (lowers, and a
girl's fair face bending over them,
touch'"" Ihem wilh a girl's dainty pet
ting was. Or is it. in truth, some
subtle chord of sympathy, touched into
mysterious vibration? 'Was it some
such feeling that made, him lift his
eves suddenly, for he had not heard the
slurht rustle of the window-curtain
pushed nsiiKoee a woman's sligbtJ
loiiu niter irmii me gurucu. Jte iookcii
up, and with a smothered cry recoiled:
"(iod in Heaven spare me! Krica!"
One minute, she stood, then sprang
forward to his feet, stretching outlier
What piercing anguish rang in the
voice once so pathetic in its sweetness.
"Look on me, speak to me. Vou turn
away and cover your face, as though to
look on me were'misery and pain."
'it is.it is!" he muttered, hoarsely.
"I have not sought this; I thought never
to look on your face again. Stand back.
I have no place here."
He stretched out his hand as thou'. h
to put her aside and pass out, but she
fell on her knees before him. lifting her
clasu'd hands, her eyes seeking his with
a w ild appeal.
"Vou will not go, you will not leave
me, (leaving me all mercy! No. no;
you shall not put ine aside; 1 must, I
inav claim some pity."
That agonized voice, that wondrous
beauty, tlid they touch him, or only
roust? again the 'fierce passions that had
been only veiled?
"Three long vears so lontr. each
minute a, weight of lead, lias there
come no whisper.to you, rhiup, that the
wile, you loved once was innocent? lias
there come no voice pleading mercy f r
her? Vou lock your hands together
your eyes avoid inine. It is torture to
see me, to hear my voice, to be in my
presence. Oh! thou who hast mercy,
move this heart to mercy."
She bowed her head down in bitter
despair with tearless sobs that shook
her slight frame like a reed.
Is ho unmoved by this -a woman's
"Aye, aye," he said at last, looking
down on the bending form at his feet.
"Tears, tears! a woman can ever find
these to draw from some well.be it ever
so shallow. The time has gone hv
when these tears can move me. lid
you think of love or pity, or of justice
even, when you stabbed the honor of
the man whose name you bore and were
bound to keep unstained? imt what
bonis it to speak of that?" he said, with
a sudden passionate change in voice ami
look; "the gulf is made; the chain is
broken; the scar is burned into my very
life. Once more I tell you. fur yoiir sin
I have neither mercy nor pardon."
She wrung her hands above her head.
"No forgiveness, no mercy. Oh, the
vilest criminal, the most lost among
women, might ask that, I'hilip." She
spoke with quick gasps, pushing back
her hair now, moving her hands rest
lessly in the very anguish of her despair.
"I will not. I do not. ask much. I would
not ask to come back to you. because I
have nothing to say. except to beseech
a trust you eannot'give; but only only
forgiveness -only forgiveness."'
"Forgiveness!" he said, wilh a strong
passion that shook his voice. "No; you
do well to ask only that, and that is not
mine to give. Vou have dared to tram
ple on the one thing I held a spotless
treasure above all else; the one (lung I
thought could never fail me when love
was denied nnd trust w ithheld; honor
still was left and that is tainted. A
thniisanid deaths; a thousand tortures
were better than that slow agonv. that
wreck of all but the curse of 'life.
And while 1 hold that deadly life, ask
no more. Mercy! I have no wells of
Shrinking, almost cowering on the,
ground, she had heard those scathing
words, spoken with so deliberate a
passion, not under the ephemeral ex
citement of n passing anger. Her brain
was dizzy with the strain laid upon her;
but as once more lie moved, nnd would
have passed her by, as those awful
words fell from the. ruthless lips, she
gathered strength from despair, who al
most flung herself again before him,
clinging with u frantic clasp to his
hand a clasp that would not. be denied.
"Xo, no! oh, no, no. I'hilip," she
cried out with a very passion of agony
that sent the blood (lushing to his brow.
"Vou are human, you liavo imssloii
and feelings, you are not u thing of
htone. Oh, takn back tho words; it
canuot-rniist not be! I have milTercd;
is it not an agony to know Hint I am
lost, despised in your eyes and the
world's, to be scorned? Ami I have, not
sinned, 1 am guiltless. And if if "
she stopped, convulsively choking hack
t he anguish that almost mastered her,
"if I were all you deem me, there was
one who sinned whom they would not
have stoned and Christ forgave "
"Ilavoyou ever read," I'hilip inter
rupted, through bis clenched teeth,"lhat
the man wronged forgave.? I trow not.
Yes, I am human, a man with passions,
whose very strength is my curse." I In
paused a moment; she had bent her
face down, her lingers twining still
around his hand; the touch that brought
back a thousand softer memories. Vet
was ho toiu lied, moved at last to a
shadow of relenting; moved by that de
spair, by the love that never could die?
It It were so, tho very potency or the
him to yield no pity. If it were indeed
so. he would not give way to such a
lie bent down, nnd with firm though
gentle hand unclasped the slender lin
gers that had little strength to hold him,
and put her back; and then her tears
ceased, she rose up, her features while
and set ns marble; in tint largo eyes a
steadfast sternness as she faced him
and spoke, locking her hands over her
"Merciless cruel hard," she said,
the words dropping slowly from her
pale lips. "When you, 1 'hi fin St. John,
shall stand all stripped of that pride,
that honor w hich makes your priceless
mantle here, when you shall be ar
raigned before that 'bar, where I, too,
shall stand, how shall you dare anneal
for mercy, who give no mercy here?
Mercy! that was all-all I pleaded.
Well, I have asked in vain, now it is
all over, I will trouble you no more."
TJke one who lias no more strength
left to battle against fate, she sank into
a chair near the table, and laid her face
down on her crossed arms; and that
mute despair sent a rush of passionate,
regretful pity, sorrow-almost tender
ness -back to the heart of the man who
a few short moments before had been
immovable as the rocks that have braved
a thousand titles.
He paused, wavered, and then took
one short step back to her side.
"(Jive but one denial one word of
explanation and I will listen." he said,
his low voice shaken with the trembling
agony of a yearning that was scarcely a
thought. "Tell me one thing that is
false in all the past."
She lifted for a second her weary
shadowed eyes to his, a transient gleam
of hope iii their depth, but It faded
quickly, and once more the head drooped
"I cannot," she said, hopelessly, "I
cannot deny I have no explanation to
give-one thing is false, and that you
will not believe."
He turned from her, veiling bis face.
"So be it," ho said, Inarsely, and
Had lie heard, or in fancy had he
seemed to hear, the whispered cry that
has been, ami w ill ever he the restless
appeal I'rorfflhe helpless to the Helper,
"I low long, oh, Ood! how long?"
Hours had passed weaiily aw ay, the
sun hail sunk, and the evening lay mild
and cool on tree and (lower, win n Knca
St. .John lifted her head and looked
round the twilight room -looked with a
vague evpcctal ion of seeing, the man
who had left her left her in bitterest
Ilul she was alone as she would ever
be. no change could come to her; if Ar
nold died and she were released from
l he oai h that lay, a burden almost too
heavy to bear, on her soul, she might
tell I'hilip all she had done; but would
be foi give this? for slit; was doing him
a letter wr mg. Could he forgive tho
semblance of sin?
"is rr i:wjrii!Ki or mis? is it nioiiT."
"Without, counting the cost," she
murmured, clasping her hands over her
eyes. "I have nut-ami oh! the cost is
ihore bitter than death, if only I suf
fered! Must he. suffer so too? Is it re
quired of me? Is it right?" She paused,
ami her hands dropped down bid ore her
and her eves were lifted with a yearn
ing agony. "Oh. to feel once more the
touch of'his hand on mine, to feel his
lips pressed to this burning, aching
forehead, to hear his voice speak gen'ly,
in love to rest in those, arms ret
How has she lived, this frail girl, all
through the long years of separation,
alone in the world;'never at peace, nev
er at rest; ever on tho tension of awful
fear for the murderer she is doing such
wrong to shield.
She had come to London after that
vain appeal to her husband; she could
not stop in (irayle, everyone knew her
and her story.
And not long after that her aunt in
Scotland had died and left her money
not much, but more than enough for
her own needs, and this little villa in
I!ut there was Arnold to bo suppMed
with money. Ho was always willing
for money, and she, dreading that if she
ditl not send it, be would procure it in
soiuo Avay that might lead to his iden
tification had rarely refused him;
though she was ill ahloto stand such
continual drain on her purse.
lie always told her he must pay Nat
1'oytiter well or the game was up there,
and she had no means of disprov ingthis
assertion, as she had lost sight of tho
boatman, lie too had left (iravle, for
he hail got into ill odor there, it being
popularly believed that ho bad had
something to do with llriea's flight.
"If I told I'hilip," the unhappy girl
murmured, covering her face, "that I
was bound by an oath, that was why I
could not explain, would he believe me
then? Would be have mercy, and with
that mystery between us "
She shivered, and pushed back tho
silky hair front her face, ami knit her
"What did ho come fur?" she said, in
a half dazed way; "he had not sought
this, he said. Ah, I know now." She
smiled a bitter, a very hitter smile of
pain, as she moved towards the door.
"Mercy for tho dumb brute, stern jus
tice for tho frail woman. Well, well,
poor Kenneth has dono him no wroug,
She passed out across the hall to tho
little room where Kenneth lav, com
fortably enough, on tho sofa; the serv
ant had done all that she could for him,
and had not liked to disturb her mis
tress, and so had left Kenneth alone
while she went about her duties, and as
Krica entered bo testified his joy at
sight of her by beating the end of his
bushy tail on tho sofa, erecting his ears,
and looking eager tho poor crcatuj
was feeling too bruised ana a io ao
"Dear old Kenneth!" tho girl said,
kneeling beside him and putting her
arms about him, and lie laid his head
affectionately on her shoulder, and tried
to lick her soft cheek. "He was tender
and kind to you, my Kenneth." the girl
paid, sadly, wilh tears that fell fast on
the dear honest fucc; "his hand lias
caressed you in your pain, his eves have
rested kindly on you. Oh, Kenneth,
Kenneth! 1 wish I wish I were you."
And Kenneth whined softly nndtried
to give his silent sympathy, divining
but dimly tho hopeless anguish that
found expression in that useless wish.
She sprang suddenly to her feet as a
knock came at the door, dashing away
her tears as the servant entered:
"A gentleman, ma'am, to seo you,"
who snil; "I've asked him to tho drawing-room."
"I cannot seo anyone," tho girl an
swered; "it is late.''
"He said, ma'am, you'd be sure to see
him," said tho girl"; "he'd come from
abroad, and was an old friend; that's
what he said."
I ler heart seemed to give one throb;
and thi'ii sink down like lead. From
abroad! She knew who it was.
"I will come," she said, very quietly;
"I think 1 know w ho it must be.
And Mary retired somewhat puzzled,
Mrs. St. .John bad never received so
many visitors before.
Frica paused one moment outside tho
drawing-room thior, and then went in.
A man, slill young, but hearing in face
and mien the unmistakable signs of a
life of dissipation, was standing turn
ing over an album by the table, full un
der the light of the chandelier. His
face was bronzed and half concealed by
a thick beard and moustache; his hair,
hanging low over his forehead,-was thin
and more than streaked w ith grey, the
eves were sunken, the brow creased
with lines, and the hand that held the
book was unsteady.
lb) turned as the girl entered and
stood bending a littlu forward, her large
eyes dilated, seeking to recognize, vet,
doubtful if she in truth looked once
more on the handsome, careless cousin
with whom she had sported in those
happv. far-oil davs of childhood.
"Well." he said, at last, with a hair
laugh, not good to hear, "so von don't
recognize Arnold Murray. 'That's a
good thing too, for if W didn't, who
would, I wonder?'1
She came a step forward, ami lift.d
her hand to her bead.
"Arnold;'' she Raid, in a shocked
whisper. "Arnold Murray! so changed
so fearfully changed!"
"Vou needn't look so seared, girl." ho
said, with some roughness. She noticed
now that bis voice w.is low and husk v.
its bold, free tone gone. Was this
wreck of manhood indeed Arnold?
"Vou haven't much of a welcome to
give a fellow, but I don't expect that,
of course. You've grown more beauti
ful than ever. Frica."
"Hush!" she said, quickly, "don't
speak like that. Tell me why you ar t
in Kngland. where the very air yo.i
breathe is full of danger."
"llccaiise I'm sick of wandering," he
answered. "Who do vou think'll know
me? Why, f passed two fellows I knew
in the Lancers yesterday, and neither of
them gave me a second glance, liali! I
am all right. I've been m London a
week knocking about."
" "Vou take all risk to yourself," Krie i
said, steadily. "I have dono my part.
! can give yoy no protection other thu'i
I have. H'.vcn kirmvs I have but
enough. 1 will lose no more. '
"I don't see as you've anything more
to lose," said Murray, with a half sneer.
"It's my life or your name. Ami," he
added, with a look that made the pas
sionate blood rush to her cheek, "your
name rests with me. All the power is
not yours, pretty coz."
Sho knew it too. Of w hat use, if she?
could have done so. to tell I'hilip tho
truth, when with a word this man could
blast her lKime to the world? l'liiiip
might believe but w ho else?
"Why have yon conic to me?" she
"I naturally came to see you. and I
want money as naturally, I've had to
send some to I'oynter that I won at
cards. I've nothing, and I've had noth
ing since the morning. Haven't you
got some wine?"
She looked at him steadily a look bo
fore which his own wavered.
"Vonr hand shakes," she said, "your
cheek is flushed. Xo, I have no win?.
I will give you money-nothing else;
and then you must leave this house and
never come here again. I am living
alone, and never receive anyone."
"Vou've got quite knowing since
you've lived in London.'' said Arnold,
with again a sneer. "Where am I to
get food at this timo of night? (iive
me something to eat and drink, I tell
With a sudden change of voice ho
spoke the last words, a fiercer gleam in
his eyes, lint she did not shrink or
"I have sworn." she said, low and
sternly, "to shield you from danger ami
death. I have not "failed. Aye, to tho
uttermost I have kept every tittle of
that vow. lint beware how you try mo
too far. From the moment you suffered
me to bear the charge of dishonor, I
vowed you should never again eat of mv
salt or sleep under my roof. Money I
will give yon, and from henceforth that
is to be the limit of our intercourse.
Kciucinber that 1 hold your liberty in
lit; seemed almost to cower before her
as she spoke. She did not fear him.
"(iive me money, then," lie said, sul
lenly. "I guess I shan't trouble you
much longer. I'm broken all to pieces;
racketing from one place to another,
and play and drink. It's no good look
ing at me, Krica, 1 must drink or drop
send thought to the devil. I've wished
sometimes that they'd nail me; only
death is horrible a nightmare that
haunts me." Ho shuddered strongly
nnd turned awav muttering: "Xo, I
couldn't face that; life is sweet after
all, mere life!"
Mere life! and J-'hilip St. .lohn had
deemed that "a curse, a deadly thing!"
There was some pity, nioro bitter
Bcorn, in the girl's face as sho put a
purso on the table, and lie took it up
without glancing at her. Pomehow ho
could not say to her again. "1 hold your
name, as you bold my liberty, in my
hands," and lie passed from her pres
ence in silence. And tho girl stood
where ho had left her, with burning eye
balls that could weep no more, anil her
heart numbed into a dull agony.
"For this man for this nian," tho
dry lips whispered, "I have wrecked his
life - yet not for Arnold's sake, but tny
oath's. Is it just?"
NAT roYNTKK COMIIS TO LONDON.
AUrent Kastrrn train had Just ar
rived at the Liverpool-street station
and discharged its load of pnssengers.
Amongst those who had alighted from
the third-class carriages, was. a man
dressed in the boatman's garb of blue
beige, and he wrapped round him a
rough pea-jacket, ns though even oti this
hot. June day he fell chilly.
Ho looked gaunt and hollow-eyed, and
walked somewhat b ebly, although he
should have been by Ids build a strong
and stalwart man.
1 tut nevertheless ho is not so much
altered .. but that wo know the
rough, sturdy face wit h its mixture of
kindliness and hardness. The world
had knocked Nat i'oynter sometime
boatman and "handy man" of (irayle,
about a good deal in these three years.
Ho looks as if sickness ami short allow
ance of food had done something for
him. and he has not the bright, wady,
alert look In mice had.
l'crhaps, loo, that secret lie holds,
ami the woo it is bringing to "Miss
Krica," whom ho loves still in his
8t range fashion, we'ghs on his soul,
and gives him an anxious, drawn ex
pression; and, working, with that re
morse. Mr. Arnold hasn't paid him any
thing for a long time. If he had been
steadier he wouldn't have felt that long
He stood on the platform looking
round him with some bewilderment;
the noise and bustle confused him-ho
was not used to such a crowd of people
all rushing about al ism bed in their ow n
business, not one of w hom he knew, or
who knew him. All this was quite new
tolling 'ho had no, been in Ixmdon
since bis young davs, nnd there was no
Liverpool-street Suit ion there. He
caught a porter at last.
"1 say, master," he said, with a
strong tinge of Suffolk accent which
his long lesidence in tho county had
given, for be was not a native, "where
must, I go for the West Fnd of Lon
don?'' The man stopped and laughed. "Vou
ain't a Sullolk man," said he. "rre you?"
"That's just it-least wavi I've lived
there pretty wt II all mv life on an' oil'."
answer d i'oynter, s. ii h a litUe eager
ness. "Vou come from them parts?"
"llather." i aid the porter, with a
smile, though I've been in London eer
Bin' I was a little chap. Come along,
lnMe. I'll show you v. here to go."
Xet thanked" him and b it grateful
for the strong f -How -It -cling w hu h ex
ists among provincials, and the porter
took him along what seemed to !,;in
endless tunnel.', and down iuleuninalile
steps until he emerged on to the Met lu
poid an -!a! i'oi in.
"Where d you want to go?" asked be
"That's w Iim I don't know ."an-v, ; ed
Nat. who was not nuly phsie,i:lv b-;t
mentally in a fog. "I w.tut to -,-t to
I'iinlico; sunn-w here in thciu part.-,. 1
"i'linlico." saitl the porter; that's a
thuiuleriu' wav. You're on the wrong
liins too; you'll have to get to the Man
sion Home Station. I)o oii know
"Lord, yes," said I'oynter, laughing;
"I mind "a goin'that ie place when I
was a boy. I was took to see the Lord
Ma or at some kit k up or other."
"Well, the station ain't fur from
there vou can ask, you know, and get
out at Victoria vou' mind."
"Thank c. mate, kindly." And Xat,
having received full sailing direction
how to reach the Mansion House, de
parted, and n a'hed it. in safety, and, in
a verv short time, it hoi-ned' to hVni,
found himself at Victoria.
"That there I 'mi. --rg'.-ouiid." paid he
to himself, i-.-i he coughed th1 Kulnhur
from bis throat and t; it he would nave
given a good di al i,r a pull of sea air,
"may be a wonderf-i! i lung, but hanged
if it ain't it ei ,-i- inc. Now. Where's
this 'ere plac .dr. Arnold writcd from
last week. Young loo!, what does he
want in London, just to worrit Miss
Frica. Oh. Lor !! 1 wish I hi.dn't never
known notion' about, all this."
With which earnest, but ungramnnj
ienlly expressed wish. Nat slowly began
1 1 . ascent of more steps, and asked the
ticket-taker how he -.!,. aid get to (Til-bert-strect.
I'iml'e.i; at whiehthe man
eyed him till over and wondered what
he wanted there, and d;r t ted him. in
the gruff way which usually pas- es for
politt niss among "Tiidei-ground" of
ficials. I'ut on reaching the st reet and asking
if Mr. Uighton (that was the name
Arnold had given l.im) wast lure, be
was told that such a person hail been
there, but bad left.
"Oh. three days gone." said the wom
an. "Youseera put out; be you from
"A long way," nnswwod Xat, who
was inwardly in a great passion with
Mr. Arnold." He had not a notion how
to get a lodging for tho night, or bread
to eat, for he had not a penny; he bad
spent his last coin on the railway fare.
'1 he woman seemed concerned at ids
timid looks, but he was not the sort of
man to give money to; besides, how
should she know he bad none, and Xat
was proud ami would almost have died
sooner than beg. He must do some
thing for money, even if it was to keep
"dark" about a murder.
"Never mind," he said, turning awav,
"1 daresay Til find him. Vou 'aven't
an idea where ho is, you're sure."
"Don't know more nor the man in
Hie moon," answered the woman.
"Folks comes and goes in this 'ouse,
and I never ask where they come from
or goes to 'tain'l my business sorry
for vou." and she shut the door.
"What shall I do now?" said Xat to
himself, as he traversed again the nar
row, shady-looking streets. "I'll have
it out o' that infernal young scamp.
I've a mind to go straight off to Mr.
St. .John, and split on the lot. I would
if it wasn't for Miss Frica; don't know
how she'd tako it. 1 wish I knew
where she was I'd give sometliin' to
see her purtv face a'r'in."
('ib be Continued. '
There are already in England thirty
elect rie lighting companies, with a cap
ital of .tiHi.ouo.iino. France lias not so
many companies, hut luu invested near
ly its much money in introducing tho
Burke Cochran's Twclvo Quart Tuil Wit-
Old Mrs. li , the widow of a small
farmer, of Wcslolie-ier County, was re
markable for her plainness of wpceeli
and manner; and slits was "one of 'cute
sort." The old woman w as an import
ant witness for the prosecution In a east!
in which Iiiirke Coiduaii defended Hit!
evil-doer. Her testimony bore hard up
on tho prisoner, and in the cross-examination,
Cochran endeavored in vain to
confuse or irritate her. At length, turn
ing abruptly to the witness, ho exclaim
ed: "Madaml yon have brass enough in
your face to niako a twelve-quart
"Yes," replied the wilnc-s, "and
you've got sass enough in your head to
Tho lawyer had "dono" wilh that wit
ness. Tho United Stales spend $81,000,000
A Hum' upon education.
Chills and Fever.
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AND UV liUUG'JISTS KVEKYWJI UU.
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