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i IKTAHUITIN ADTANCI.
API comrannlcatlous (bonld be aridrrMcd to
. , i v , K. A. liUHNKl'T,
I ( ) i . PuMiaher and Prorjrle.tor.
The ' Haunted
I t ''''licnArTKii iv.
Misft'Ji.sst'l looked into the sehoulinuin
next day,. Just hh .we were lavii tea.
''Give menme tea, please, liss Lucas,"
Mijiwid.. "How did yen llkfltliu ball lust
r. , Fery lmich Indeed, iiuuik you."
It tfot ehnfiiilriir? You looked very
iilee.Vhlte- suited you. Rundown to tlio
I rn wJjDiJ'iUJi V M i Jr t ; u til v and
-1 Wife chUd Uutol oiOhe asked, takintt a
ett'iine: "Weill, now I want to hear,
', 1 rwe you i&rihg.Hl? Don't mind telling nn."
m w ftm-(,l.rftljli1y ,10t t.MgairPtli M,s ;,,s.
U'ST, inpti Yov niv not as fortunate
as I. I thought we might have congratulat
!- rd each other." 1
. .- 1 felt every atom of color leaving my face,
1 - ' but I spoke bravely, hemltnjr over the tea
" cops the while.
.,' ''Are you ensnared then? To-to Mr. Her-
inon Kossel, I suppose."
Klin iwtil.liwl nml mnlti.d
j L I ("t'ii,,r61u'Iate me, won't vnu?'j betling
' iter beautiful eyestoineet my poor dim ones.
7.'-'C.ii)prataihity me, won't you, Miss LucasV
' t think It Is such a matter for eongratula
tion. 1 am so fortunate ilnn't you think
1 'i I fl('f,''J vl" tlu! 'ove tl whole deep devo-
I ' ' 1 1 1 ' tr i ...:n I...... i i t
i iiujiu j nu n in uuui uu vvrj iuii,v, i
faltered, witluthe room Bwtmmlnir round
me, and the teacups dancing a jig before my
fixed strained g.nze.
. "I am sore 1 shall. Could I help it w ith
Nich a dear devot 'd lover? . I don't think I
shall be married ju4 inimcdi.'iteiy though,
unless he proves very lmjiatient, hut I dare
wty he w ill," smiling and putting down her
teacup. "I must not desrrt him any lonser
. now, for lie hates every moment I am out of
his slht; but 1 thought I would just run In,
!! , and telJ you of my ha piness."
. , ; : "I hope you will be very happy," J repeat
ed like one learning a lenson, and then us
the door closed behind her, I btn'ieJ my face
in my hands.
.The door oppiicd ayain, but I tli uiclit It
: wasMay comlnzln, and! did not move;
like an electric shock Mr. Laurence's voice
fell upon me, as it said:
-...'"Miss. Lucas, MissJiosM-i told me you
were alone, and so 1 thmurlit- Why, w hat
Is the matter?'' I iiii!.'iii his heady eyes to
I r liear oji my hlunvd fac ,
1 ! ; I'Toorliitle tiling! did I ciitve you last
"Indeed you did not." trying to get my
, countenance out of the Jhjht. ; ;
1 ' ' ' "15ut soinetldn? did. There shall be no
more of these misiinder-tamliiiL's" bringing
Ids hand down upon tlie tiible wi:li a furce
that rattled the, uiiollendin teacups. "What
1 say I mean, aihll say mw i imt I love you,
ty , and ask yoti to U' my wife, Mi-s l.-.icas. I
) -. ! ' do. indeed." ' i '
'(Hi, Mr. Lauienr?, I wish you die I imt!"
I'lteiiy , eniifuscd and overwhelmed, I
' ' stood before this my lir-t lover.
, ,i , lie raarded me ino-t tenderly.
"Wliy do you say that'.'"' he 'ie,t'nined,
taking my hands and Mpioeziir; thom. "1
. have iiulsaid this without due deliberation,
I assure you. I know that, we euu be very
hajeiy together, and," with solemn deter
in nation, 'wo will be J"
, ., "Oh no, we cannot -we will not!'',
.'".it "Will not! Do you mean to say "Hear
I do not (j'liie und. 'island you," with a ver-
r i ( j 1 i tfllii BtiffiH'st! ereening .over-li'st 'iidi rness.
. i ; I , i "Yrfiu j'ou nud; a aaisialce; we should
' not be at all happy together, Mr. Laure.-c.:,"
I ;,! ., J st.nnmeied heliiies4y. , .
"I tJjink diiTtirently," with a .-uiierior
smile. "I never make mistakes, 1 assure
ym; 16 will be all ruht, dear," smiling con-
WiHcenduiKly uon mv nerU iliatlort. .
i ''lJurldonottvant to unvry you," des.
I.;:'. Ilia auuiteiianee assumed aliiuidred ex
pressions, of which surprise-unbounded,
incredulous surprK'-was tlie d .minant
i i ona
"Vou do not waid to marry me!" he echo
ed, as one who cannot have heard aright,
and I hesitated for a moment.
Here was a chance of a home, indeed, and
every comfort und luxurv, for be was rich,
' 1 Ik new; 'And lie hud said I might have my
mother witli ni-, and my heart was so sore
, ,'. so w retched jiowl eoubl not stop on at
Yoxley; Hint when old 1 ro when 1 felt
it? nld.'8, if 1 luvct.ted Mr. Laurence,
WOlild hot tlmt prove, hs nolhillg else could,
.that 1 had not h e l hifatuated with 1'lora
Kossel's lovt-i ?
Tor a Uioiii 'tit I hcitated, then iny better
nature trliiiiiih.'d. I would not marry a man
I did not love-better (lie hardest work than
that. I would not pretend a love 1 did not
feel better ft tloiiKind mistakes than that.
-T,,: 8o I answered as quh'tly as I could:
; " - )Lwn W'ywrry, indeed, Mr. Laurence,
ImllUQ not love you enough to marry you.
: Thfluk you vwy much for paying me such
an Uomt, but? we can never bn anvthlug
more' than friends."
j 'You astonish mo," be cried aniti i'.y. "1
iriotnrht w e were in every way suited t'o eacii
"Perhaps we might have been," I answer
fd dreailly,1 "ir everything had been differ-
"How do you mean everything different'.'"
be ipiestloned sharply.
"It 1 hud beeiubireient, I sujipiH,"l said
"I am iiulte satisllvd with you as you are,"
he said, coming near, and taking up my
hands again; "1 am, indeed, dear."
"llutl should not bo satisfied to marry
you." 1 returned Impatiently.
"Indjeil ! What do you wish to-do-whnt
are you wishing to have?'' In dlgullled j
seiitment. "1 wish for lMit'ilng but ieace and oiiiel
I said with nit :h quivering.
i"',"!11.""1'1 im' lll,,t wit'' ine-voii
should Indeed. Xu would live most quietly
even in Jiidla, nd jou sliould have your
mother with you; yon bhmihl have evcrv
, tliliiK you wanted. And If you do not love
. imo Though Just nw, you would soon net to
uu wj. i urn wiyiiig m ii.sk It, dear."
HIt would ba too
...... i.for-for I tell vmi iu conli-letice, Mr. Lau-
VUM ('h,''! do not love ytm," bcmisf ln-foro i
saw you I learned to love someone ii.se,"
"I3ut that someone clue. You are uol en
1 '.! I "Jlo docs not rare for wo, nor ever will,
' ; - j!, fl oh, If you know anytlilng about loe,
you must understand and an J pity me," l
,i- My tears moltcd.lilm again.
Jlo stwkod iny hand, niittiiiuicd that he
vas very sorry, and hoped for better things,
lg t.a a.Vit.. ; . . .
am;.Jl .m ( l Ik " -' I'.-i'- " I1
l it I l"t i ue. .1 : .in.. I Js
and then h ft me as May ramo skipping In
to the room.
1 could not sleep that night. I lifft my
light biirinig, ami losse.l restlessly lVom
side to side, thinking-thliiklng thinking,
w ith burning and aching heart, the nnist.iin
haj'py per.101) in the wide world it seemed
I was not thinking about nor f, m ing the
ghos, my otln r tiniibh s had overwhelmed
that one, and ev. u when 1 heard the slow
solemn e'ock o,i tlie. stables str.ke twelve,
the inysii- hour br.mglit me no fear "the
hour when ehurehyards yawn, ami .raves
give up their dead."
lint si ddenly h 'tween me and the light of
tin? one candle that was trying to illumine
my lyoni, p isscd a shail iw.
Just for the moiie'iii I did not heed it, nnd
then u riiver ran riiiiiu;li in ', as, tin ning
mylieai1, I s:wa i;vv.' slir ding In the
(hi'rkc't eiido! Hie room, nrv ng me in
Jt was t'.e s-iiM I'oi'ui I had s." 'ii mice be
fore, I'd' long wliito 'li:ip,-ry IV 1 1 ummi the
lioor, Iny- one rami wn- r.iite I to push hack
tin masses of snow v hair 1 1' in I j i' brow,
and tliciv clas-.'d in it I -.a t'n- leainiiig
ller Hps niovrd us
sound came; her eye
bio brilihuicv, sivtif
vs me, hut no
l'Ic '.loin,' with horrl
io ho .1 mid faseiuale
;r i I coit'd not move
, Lu tlio .rah sis of te
hand nor loot ; a d 1
. out over me, my t.' tli
my head whirled, iim
fear was that I should
i ) p ration broke
my one eoiisciocs
lo.e my srii,e-, as
slowly slowlv. still r
L'arding in-wlili that
lixed awful gaze th, gliosi approach. 'd me.
With a lasu il'ort I id M'd my eyes to shut
oot the horrid sight, but I t'o It it coming
nearer and nearer umil il hciit over mo, and
a something cold and ilr.iad touched my
forehead; then Hay, I don't know how long.
In a kind of swoon, only I don't think I
ever .t remembrance of tlioteriihletliin.';
and then, when 1 opened my eyes ag lin.the
room was empty and dark, my naudle had
been extinguished, the dtost had g iu'.'
I sprang out of hi d and tried my tin r. It
was liniily I.K'k.'d as 1 had h ft it at i.lgl.t,
with the key inside.
1 struck a lieht and examined the ciic
boiirds empty all ami then 1 resolved that
1 would leave Yoxley Hall.
j count not i i.sk a mini vision.
Whatever the legend said might be tlio
(onseiUeiii'e of the third one, 1 lelt that I
sliould dio of fear if 1 saw it again.
So 1 soimht Mrs. Hossel the next aft r-
I'O'iti in the drawing-room, and I hail got as
fir as "that 1 was very sorrv to have to r.1-
:n my situation; Ilikul everything very
much hut one thing;" ami she had got as
far as "she sliould be very sorry to los.' me;
I suited her well, and May was so fond of
me, nnd she hoped we might come to some
satisfactory iirrangement still. What was
my one grievance?' wlien visitors were an
nounced, and saying ha tiiy that she would
hear all my troubles to inoirow, Mrs. Kossel
turned to receive them.
s 1 crossed the hail I encountered Mr.
Hassel, with a irun in his baud, and a hi au
f ill setter at hi.-, heels.
He was goinL' past as if he did not see me,
when iny pale cheeks ami general unhappy
air eatiL'ht his attention, I suppose.
You look very ill.'' Im suld gentle. "Is
anything the niatt'T.1"
"No," 1 suid; then, dolerniliiliiir to toil
him the truth, that he might not think I was
pining lor ins em:ageui"iit, " c," l said.
"No-yes! .What li it, Miss Lucas? Anv-
tiling 1 can be of service to you In?"
Sneaking very kindlv, though decidedly
stillly, he oK'iied theiloorof the lilirary.aml
plrcing a chair for ni ; by the lire, shut the
"Did you kn iw you had h haunted room
i:i your Jiouse?'' I oueslioned nhruntlv.
I have hear I fo!Mi runiors of biich ab
surdity," be smiled.
"It is not absurdity. Did you know I slept
in that haunted room'.'"
"No, 1 did not know that."
"Hut I do, and 1 have seen the ghost
twice, Mr. Kossel, and heard her oiut be
sides. I saw II plainly last night, and that
is w hy, 1 suppose, 1 look 111 as you say. 1
nearly died ol fiLdit."
"Vou are nervous, some dun bus been
frightening you. Vou must have another
room at once. Why did not you change it
after the first fright you had?"
"tioveriH'sses can't change about as they
please In their employer's houses," I said
' "1 hope no one smothers grievances In mv
house from siteh absurd notions," ho said
"1 will speak to Mrs, Howe, and have ail
orders given for your comfort at once. Will
that put things right?''
He moved, mull thought mount to end
the Interview, but I stopped him for a mo
ment. "Yon don't believe I saw the ghost ! You
think my every word nnwnrthvof credence,"
I said passionately.
"I don't believe there are such things as
ghosts. For the rest, I don't think you can
license nm of believing you too little, Miss
His haughty head went up, his rold slern
gaze met mine steadily; one would have
thought Irom his tone nnd expression tlmt
had p..ld him meaningless attentions, mid
then calin'y engaged myself to somebody
e s,', fegar.hess of his Icelii g ., itisP a I of
the nth,-r way about.
"Thank ou." I said Weakly. "J! you will
!e! in.' have another room, 1 shall lie very
"Of eoniM' o,i can have another room,''
angrily. "Why on earth did not you ask
for ou before? If women could onlv be
apeii and aboveboard ! " h- uddo I Utterly.
I d il not imdeist mil bis reprotu lies, In 1
zn."d at him In a blank kind of way.
"Have you aiijlhln;: else t i tell im V ho
asked, meeting my glance suddenly.
"No, only that 1 urn, ;o!ug to leave Yoxley
H. will I he l,n iw? lie had tints i Mr.s).
lio-scl s.iice my int, 'lew with her.
"J hope you will h happy wherever you
are," lie added sillily.
"Thank you; and 1 Imp.. "
1 thought I ought to eomtnituliile h m on
Ids engauetn -nl . I got m far as "1 ho.e,"
then the words stuck In my ihioat. .
"1 hope May will soon et ailolhei'gover-
ties to -to suit her and you all," was all I
'"Thank you," was nil he said, In such a
tone of hauteur, and opening the door for
me to pa throiurh, he dismissed me in
As I sat In Ilia schoolroom th il evening,
H e hou eiiui'd cainf to ni'wliha message
from Mrs, llowe, the housekeeper, who had
had orders, she said, t . prepare another
room for inn limni-illnMy, but It, was Im
possible that the room could he Rot rond, ha
foin t i inori'ow. D.d I mind siei pln'oue
inoiM nhiht In my old rooai?
Mis. llowe v:w evl.h'itily uunoye, bv her
Sarah, t'm l.on.seiiiahl, on whom (he Weill
of lulliillng the orders would f .I1, was evi
drmly unnoyM . , mirtered eel.;(
"No, It did not matter, to-morr iw w ud.l
d urnite well:" and relliriln.' Hint tlfghost
never hud itpiieaiedtom.) on two euusieu-
ivksiiIi:i,s, i ihnujht 1 ,'otild sleep secure
ly for this o:icv; but I should like iipneeuti-
UAIUO iSUUKTIN, SUNDAY MUKNINU NOVEMBER 0,
dbs In my room, I said, and a tire I'gtited,
If Sarah would ha so kind.
, . 1 went to bed about eleven o'clock, but I
I heard it strike twelve, nnd lmlf-past,
and llamas the last stroke ille.l .me in i
heard something that sounded like a little
eliik. and L'laiii'lli ' Into tl
m bed, I saw one of the cupboard doors at
i i r
i m euu oi my nig room move, or 1 fancied
so. , , .
J grew hot, and cold, and trembling as I
wafclioU 11 : lu v lire was linrnbw. i,,.i ,i,iiv
mi l J had lighted four candles, so there was'
in iosinmow in my room,
I could see the room door without turning
my head, nnd It was shut and locked as 1
e used and locked il every night.
1 listened, but no sound save a coal drop
p;"g from the tiro fell on the stillness,
i That cuphoard door was moving icain-yes-surely,
with a quick Hashing swing,
ami then there, stood the tigure, tall, and
white, and awful, with its head turned part
ly from in.., but with its long, thin, shadowy
hand, and the gloaming dagger it clasped,
pointing towards me. 1
The third vision.
I muttered a little cry that died away in
my throat as 1 fell back, fainting for the
fust time In my strong young life.
t Haiti :i v.
1 cam.! back to consciousness in n ,i,iz,.,
weak kind of wonder as to where 1 was,
and what had happ -ned.
What was this thai was .stilling nnd chok
ing me as I ga-p.-d for breath? What was
that burning heat, that lurid glare, as i
opened my eyes?
What was that h'uYous crackling noise,
those shouts and cr.es outside, 1 saw and
heard as full coiiselonsde.-s returned to me?
It was lire!
.lump ngoul of bed I hurried on my clothes
as best I could, lorg tting weakiiess and
everything else In the instinct of se!f-me-
snv.mi.n. toe cape frmu this blinding Mil
ling sniok-; but when 1 , opened my door,
my heart died wil'tlu m., for between me
ami toe stairs win r the amlim- .i
have been, stretched a crackling, blaring
tl!i s's of sill 'He an I ritllll".
No I'M iipo that wav.
1 shut tlie door hut ried'y to keen out the
llaun s. a. id then a low moan fell on my car.
and ciim;iug to me with anguished eyes and
blanched face of tern r was Flora Kus.d.
"..v.v..' me save me!'' she nvutuM,
forgive in ", and save in- !''
"I'oiue to the window," I said throwing it
'pen as i ho stile'nng wildly r.r .uti I n c.
lb. -ii, rev!vd by the nioment'iiy i-ieai:i of
air. 1 1- tin d out towards then-owd beneath.
Sum ' o ie ill it s;iw me, nnd a murmur of
mv.' us, save us; i ,hr;eked, tin n beml
ing ilowii to Fl. ra, who, mad with teir. r,
cro -cln d and in 'lined at my feet, 1 end. a
ored to ititse Iter to tlie le'i 1 of the w iudoM .
"lie olilet. b quiet J" 1 said; "we uivm..
ii g to be saved. Stand up and be ready. A
bidder Is coming, look !"
A bidder with uimoi dir.i--.uliy wasr.ii-'d
against the perilous wall., a man st a. lily
and uiilie.sittuingly, iiioiinted it sw lily step
by step, and the eiuwd below held tin ir
breath iu watching, and only tlu erae ;liu ;
noise of the burning limber, as the ll.uu -4
leaped in their deino!i joy about it, was
The man cauie close to our window, and
even iu that sunivin,) moment mv heart
throbbed faster w hen 1 saw him to b.t ll 't-
inoti Rosso L
"(.'nine outside the window. Trust your
self windy to me, my dai ling, 1 will save
yon." he said iu his usual qui t voice, but
in impassioned ring in it thrilled mv pulses
even then, and even then 1 thought of w hat
it would have been to me if that ring had
been meant for me.
Let of course he. meant her his darling,
he had (Miine tosave. She was crouching,
too terrilied ti) move, tit my leet, and us a
dense and terrible Volume ot smoke, rushed
nut, enveloping us all In its darkness, I al
most lifted her before me to the window.
1 wonder now where 1 got my strength
from. 1 think il was given in for that
As llerinon took her in his strong arms,
and with his precious burden ilesecmled the
ladder, I felt glad lh.it b-tore 1 died 1 had
done something for the man 1 loved.
1 had (fiveii li.s dm Jin,- hack to him, and
I w. tehed them gain the ground in safety
ere the ladder fell with a sickening crash;
then, as with the last in-uim't of self-preservation,!
loaned farther from the window,
a fresh blaze ll.uitilnod me, shouts arose
again from the crowd, and some men hold
ing out beneath cried to me, ".lump!'' and
t jumped downdown iiitoiiinMUHM.usiiess
1 only broke my in in In my fall; 1 say
only, because leaping from that hci.-htveii
though 1 fell upon t.ie carpet held f r me
below, It would have been an easy matter
to have broken two or three ot my limbs, or
Hut I only broke my left: arm, and though
that and nil the fetir and the trouble Iliad
undergone made me very III for a time, I
was so young and strong ihat it was not for
a long time, Tim shook to my nerves really
did not seem to have alf eti nie so much
as It, had done MKi, Kosm.,
.She eaino to me one due, w lien I was ly
ing alone on n c .n di drawn up before the
lite in the p!eaunt new r ami 1 Inhabited.
Only Hie one wing 1; which the haunted
mom was, had lieeu burned of Yoxley Hall,
and tlio house was large enough to accom
modate ulj of ns in tlu portion that remain
Miss Itossel came to me looking so while,
and thin, nnd III, that r OM'liuncd:
"Von grow worse Instead of betl, r. Miss
"I believe I shall ii"ver get b Iter Until I
make a l'ull eni.fcvslun." she 'said with a
hitter smile, "so 1 have eome to do It now,"
Using her eyes on my wondering ftre. "Vou
can't uues.s at all, I sitppo.e, what J liavo
(OHIO o COllles.'.'."
"No," 1 said, mteily b wlld red, "no."
! "Oh, you ifuise bnby, You hardly ch
serve Pi hear, yet jou miisi, 1 told you -at
least, I m ule m uiiderstiiml bv Insinua
tions, thai I was ciguged to my cousin Het-
"Yes," faintly, ( Hi, w by hud she roine to'
tall! on that st.bjeel?
"It was uilerly fals '. m, n.d, and never
wa engaged too him,"
"You are nol? Wiiyare yon m t' silling
up In my excitement, .
"For a very simple r. asui-ha never
thought of asking me lo beemu a so; he nev
er cered one stem lor me; it wu you Jiowaw
In love with."
I turned my be id vlmrp'y a wav. almost
frightened nl the mnd thililofjoy'tliitt went
coursing through my obis,
"It was you alon'o he loved and loteti,"
eonlluued Miss IhtsHcl slowly. "1 saw H
Instantly, . Tim llit moment lie saw .vmi til
most. be fell over head and le d i h,vi,
hid 1 had made up my moid sinee bale. hoo,i
to marry him, and L was not v , )lk. l(, i,,, M,t
a tide, so I told lil.v self, for Ucli.lol'n, child
like , 'Ml, Mh'l Colllil Uol even iee ',,. your
self, when a man was pn.vim; you teal a'tion.
lion, so whun May elarni- l you about a
vhost lu your loelil, the Idea seied Hie 10
pl i v ghost for you until you should he fright'
cued away from Voxley.
"11 was a perfeelly ea.y mailer, for theiu
was a sliding ji .n I between one of your
e"l'h'.iii'..s tin. I Hie pa-sa:;'eouis(,.inV rdom;
il is bn, a 'd now or 1 would show you Jt., ,
"I ib i -vs il like the gh is', carried ' a da '
I'er, hi I ue hand, wh l ui -d my face, enter
I'd. oiir jo'i'ti without Miuild I ' , unyotie's,
know I ', e, and yoiirmnvus fears and your
idee oM ,i-gols;m; mirrois did the rest.
"I w ... fri.iii. nl.'i: ,y . i away, you see,
only , . reely -ii. lv enough for my puip i',e,
as 1 bu nion i,,i.. ,s.., iVl) voll. M,
1 made a little mischief, too, ah mt Mr. I.au
lelie'', ' . '
"1 made Herinoii believe you encouraged
him the mod, and would necept eith t who
proposed tiist, and, little simpleton ftmtyou
were, you fa'nly helped my ihception.
"Then, just before I knew Mr. Laurence
would propose, I Insinuated that 1 was en
gaged to Hernion, thinking that then surely
you would accept biin."
' I'.ut I did not," 1 cried Impulsively.
"Vou did not. Vou w-ero stronger them
than 1 thought -truer than 1 thought. And
then you saved mv life." Her tone sudden
ly chang. d, and for the lir.t time I heard
real feeling j a it. "Vou saved mylilewlien
undoubtedly you might have saved .vouim. f
and left me lo perish ; yoii saved mv lif ut
risk of your own, audi thank you for il,
and I beg your forgiveness fond. 1 l ave
done 1 1 it.j rj you. And I make what reo
ntale.iil cm iiow-ieit too Into,'' slji'li
eanr.v. 'N .l too late!" I echoed ttetnuloM-!v.
"D i yiiu d ) yon m-a.i to ,,ay tin: Mr. II
s.l," eriinso.iiug Wildly, "loves me sUl.?''
"When a man lii.e lbj'.uon loves wd'i his
V hole heart, be does not change pie,lv,"
she said. "WeP, I only ask yo I not to te'l
lil m more than voa are o'dlged to about me,
and thank vou."
S m b -iit and kissed me, and in my wild
b;ss, 1 returned hercares waindy.
'J'lien she wa n: away, and a tew neuuies
later 1 iie.ud play's voice oiii. i ie my door
"Vou miy t; ; in, lb rmoii. 1 uni sure,
Miss ..j. a- wdii like 1 1 see yen."
"i lotue in."
1 raised m . voice iii sad h n beliln. -s, nnd
tii.'ti I iremti.e.l, a, id bladi .1, and looked
i.ii .tie bei'oic I. is ipil.'l s i.reh.ng LtIZ .'.
"Ate yo a feoiiiu beitei? ' lit- a ,ked, sl.a'.c
in: hands i ry qaiet'; .
' t s, thank "it."
I thin!: 1 had cxp ct .
pet h:s arms round nr
him 1 1 come in and
n cic, and t -11 m
e et thi'ig Iti n nie.ni' ii.
Ttii.j otiii aai'.v calm way
( I li v rti d I'te.
llil'l li.etehi 'f,"
I pi.iy. il t e. o.:-ly w i li my
and ii.tr- 1 m t io- k a' hbe.
"I.tii'ieite i its, iee s.eti y. ai ynt,
he ilslicl ;ii. not;.'.
litis II' ?'
Way should see
"Why? I- not he the ofe cf til
I t'o. I! ht Vo'.l v, ; i .-, ,; t,, hn
"W.;l . I am not."
"Von I e.y bi'o'-en it idT? ' con !,
liean r an I lo .1 tug at me.
' 1 1 was .,;,i r on."
"lie has not propo.-cd vel? I tlto tgla "
"I refused hiin," I sai.i faintly.
"Vou ri f isc I him !" with :i s ! b n ea -i r-
le'-s, a sinhl ii happy tone iu his deep ri "!i
oii", "F r v.h?"
"I'.ee, U e I did not love him." !;i u'y,
"And whom do ie,i love n a, ni iio you
e e, el 1 1 1 tee: i : 1 1 r ,e Uarl.Iig.' ta:U:i
su.l leiily L.eti in v- ry truth in hi, arm
bending ins rlatic ' to mine, ni;,i i(-S i ni,,t jt
I thought that, dense and fooiidi indeed
must 1 have In en never to read aright what
there was no mistake about, hat ed, now
the d i p tiil'il i ig love, the pa-sinuate eager
yeliiuili.' thai was looking my s0n away.
"My darling,'' Im askol ireiuly, "wl.oin
do you loVe? '
"You!" I answered truly, and he knew it
lo b - trnih, fr mv im im and fee- waue tell
ing ir it' my lips had been silent, as I looked
iiji at him tle'ii.
"Vou ha e never lovel anyone but me
on never eared for Laurence at all."
' N ver lor ai.jcue but you!''
And then l.e kt-s ' mr pasiona!e y, and
Itiiink a I Hi' suffering! had itiub-rg uie
wiw fiir more than atoned for in tie" bliss of
tlm e pc iee: inomeuts, the l.tiowied that
J Wils to h.l.i what he Was to ni", h s nviii
dresses sunt words of endeai nu nt.
"I fell ill love With Ml 1 toe ! ,t III .'UCJlt 1
saw vou. :h yon dro.ped your n.i if at Swbi
d'.n." ib uuon lo d ine. ".i lieij.f, when
did .VOU fell ill lo'e i 11 UleV
"Win ii I dropp d my ii.nffat S '.jtidon,"
1 returned, and then we both laughed, car-
Itig nothing about oar folly In our p. ru-. i,
llllpp'.lM'sS. ' '
"Aiidy.tii : I .ti iiglil I was engaged t . I'lnr.i
after sc. lug yi.u," he. said in tones Mis- J.w
sel would not liaveeaicd to hear. "Mil.i
cent, 1 never wish t'or.-ech a:i"tli"r 1.1 -menl's
angui.sh as the one In which I lo ind
I had saved her, ami left ymi-t'ie one 1
elinibed to save to pell b.1'
"Darling!" 1 Mid, "let n, be tifink'td f .r
the im ley thai saved us b .' ii."
"Thlinkfel. indeed,' t ild h s so'emti low
tones, "am I for tue m -i ;v that has given
.inc. you, my b y-, my Utile diiniug, my
juieioiis wife! '
1 was his wife before three ntonl'tis had
clap-ed it tonic a! out three months to over
come Mrs. liiispcl's ohjeeihiu to the poor
match her only sou v:is making, Inn slm
consented nt length, und was at our wed
ding, and Flora was there too, engaged to a
r.ell old eo..i.'!, and May wns tin.-ie in
ecstasies at htniug me lor her si . r, nnd
my dear uvtln r was thee, r id,a;it over her
daughter's good fortfine,
So 1 marvii.il, to Ihe happy ever after, for
llel'inon mi I 1 love ( tii'h oilier bel'ii I'lilld bet
ter as the ilas pass on,
, We have rebuilt the wing of the Hall with-'
' out the Haunted llooiu.
My father, fh.vs Mr. W. M. Harrison, pm
pl'ietor hi' the, Watfiloo, Ii.wa, dye wolkil,
tried a yreat many remedies lor rbiuuia-
tistn with ait i licet, and liaally tried
Jacolis Oil und Was lurnl.
Otletisive breath, lenl tsstu In tnouii,
coaled tnntgaie, show lorpitl I i v- r nnd dis
ordered Btoiiiacb. Allen's Hilions1 1'hjsic,
?()(e table remedy, quickly relieves all, y.l
conn. At nil ilttiggists, (b)
t'lieup lioitl'H in Ai'KniiS u ntil Texas
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