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life and gayety, we had forgotter
all about young Sanford's warn
ing, when suddenly there was
low exclamation of horror fron
"The boat was filling with water
1 do believe we are sinking?"'
It was too true ! The boat leake<
at every seam ; the water was pour
ing ; soon we should he beyond thb
reach of human aid.
I shall never forget that hour a
long as I live. Fanshawe, livi(
with fear, crouched in the bow o
the boat and uittere(d never a wocd
Mrs Langley wrung her0 lanlds an(
alteriately shrieked and noame(
-n-1ow praying, al(d now her voic<
drowned in a storm of sobs an<
tears. Kathleen sat 1ike a statui
of stone, her hands fol(led, lie
eyes benlt onl a spot Car 'away.
On we (1rifted. The hoat rapid
ly filling ; it was more than hal
.1 Crept u11p to Kathleen fld pm
my arnis around her.
"'KCathie K--lathie," I (ied, "wt
must (lie ! Is it not dreadfuil I?
"'There are worse fates on earth
she answered, her pale lips scarce.
ly Seeming to move, and still hie
brown eyes watcled that tiny speel
as it grew larger? a. man in a boni
---a man bIding all his (nerOies t.
A strange smile toiclied Kath
"Ray."' she muttered, as thougl
she had forgo t.en our lprese)ce
"'Ray I knew you woild come t(
uis in our distress.'
It wiais in(eed Ray Sanford, an(
lie was rowing With the strength o
a giant and the energy of a mai
determined to win or (lie.
ie reached us at last not a see
01nd too soon. I ar'oused1 Mrs. Lan
gley from a fit of' incoherent soblb
ing and ejaculating and1 pointing
to our rescuer. TIe stoodl up ii
his boat, and had Kathileen, in h is
arms in an instant. Then he turn
('d to Mrs. Langley and me, Fan
shiawe followed us and soon w4
were all safe in his boat-*savei
from a dlreadful (death.
Not a word1 was spoken (luring th4
long run homne. Kathleen nieve:
looked at Ray ; she seemned unIeon,
neiOus of his presence.
Whlen we r'eachled the shjore. sh<
dropped from the boat Iunassistedl
as thonghi she d1idl not see the youngI)
man's p~roffered arm.
Fanshawe, safe on shore wa:
himself again. Turning to San.
ford, he took a bank-note from hih
pocket anid tender'ed it to the young
''Here," saidI he, in a cool insult.
iuig tone, "'you've helped1 us out o1
a scrane -allw me to-,,
But he never finishe(. Ray San- in
- ford struck the money from his ki
t hand and then without a word, I
strode down the shining beach. Af. gt
ter' that we saw him 0o .nore. so
The time Lfor our' departure homiie
drew nigh. hi
I Kathleen had gurown plale and thin fo
- during these days, her eyes were w
3 unnaturally bright, anid her cheeks K.
wore a hectic flush ; there was sh
5 something wrong about Kathleen.
I It wvas the evening before ou1r in- sh
f tended departure, and we two te
valked alone oi the beneni. The of
sun was setting, dropping slowly i
dovn its golden ladder into fleecy j
cloud banks of scarlet and amber ; IV(
1) a111d dowi we paced., neither of' te
LIS .-peaking. So Ohe s in set and is
the tN iIi 21lt galthered
Suddenly the forim of a mlan rosefl tl
before us in the gray twilight. Ife:
ame straight up to Kathilen. and
lheld out his hands.
She Iaid both her OwNN1 within
them. There was a sweet smile 0on!
her lip" ; her eves were huniinous.
"IS it good-)ye' she ,Uaid Soft
"Never ! ie crid fic.ly. 'Tell
inC. Kathleen, is it tru:,. arc Vo
goingr to marrv that ma n*that Fan
A sIneering ltatiul fell upmn on
0ea rs. Fan1 ish w s .tk "C-tood( besidt. us,.
" 6A retty scene !" he s. necere.
'A. flirtatiol betweel m be1 rNthe
wife and a common fisherman: ' !
W ith a faee like narble and eyes
like flashiifg diamoind Kathlen slip
ped hIer- (lgagrnement ring fromt hetr *
finger and laid it inl Auther Fan
Sshave's hand. sayit g coldy
11 1I have Wo.1n it too long, MIr.
Ere Fanishawe coubhi recover'
- fr'omn his amazemer.t. Ray Sanford
shiawe that I was 1 st a commnin
fisherman ? Not that I attach any~
ignominy to the vocation, which
- has been followed by some of thie
L nloblest andI grandest heroes of~
ii earth ; but fortunately, I have no
claimn to the title. I ami merelyA
passing a fe~w months on the Flori- Li
(da coast, r'oughing it that I might '
1regain thme health and strength o
wich had unaccountably deserted.r
meP. 1 leave .Morm my home in the '
North. You have heard1 of I iughi
SSanford of Bloston :'
"'A merchat pr l.Iince!1', ejacula-('
ted Fanshawe beginnmng to mrove Bu
"'le is my father,'" said Ray an;
Sanford, coolly ; and bending over R
Kathleen, whlo stood clinging to
mie, he continued, while Fanshawe 8oI
slunk on through the evening shad
ows. "Kathleen, ay yon frg,..,m
y unintentional deception I had
own you a we(ek or more before
realized the full extent of my
tilt. Forgive me, for I love you
IHer heal was- on his shoulder,
s arm1 a roud1(1 her. They had
rgot then all abolut me, an1d I
ent home alone. An hour later
ithleen came to my side, her ey'es
ining like stzars.
"'IYou'll be my bridesmaid, dear,
c whispered, kissing me with
ars in her eyes. And the hest
it is I love him just as vell when
Ilotioght him a poor fisherman ia
1( now that .1 know he is of a
althy and aristocratie family. I
l1 you dear (another kiss), lpid .
a very god tlig inl its place.
t true love is alwayn and Cve:
blishe1r, is auithor(iz l it) reccive :111d
cipt for subs riptions, .1ob work ;i
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