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beady black eyes so wonderfully alive
that it seemed impossible they be
longed to her wrinkled face and flash
ed one look at Andrea and one at Tre
vor. "Well, my dear." she ,aid calmly,
presumably to the former, "it's a re
lief to have you back apparently alive
No sooner were the words out of
her mouth than sie was swept Into
Andrea's impetuous embrace. "Oh,
Aunty Gwen ! Oh, you old dear I"
The lady defended herself with con
slderable energy and was heard to
grumble that even kissing had de
generated into a rough pastime. Hav
ing rescued lirsel from Andrea's
arms. she s 'd. "Now thait that Is over
you will please go to your room and
change from thalt outlandish circus
'Costume: you'll [idl(1 everything as you
left It except for a new lock onl the
And rea glanced at Trevor and lean
ed over to whisper imploringly in her
"Your husband?" enunciated the
old lady clearly. "Well, that's a relief,
too; but I prefer to meet himi eie
wh're atid after you have pres'itenl
documewary evidence. By the way,"
she added w0ith olllllous eiphiasis as
she restnimd her knitting, "Harry is
"I shoutld say I am," exclaimed a4
youth in the t erim uniform of the Fly
ig Corls. ii hi stepped out from the
(iotel door. "11el1o. Sister Anly." Then
his eyes fell n Trevor. A slow smnile
of lappy wev %tle sprea:d over his
facoe. "W\V0l, l'il ho :lV !"t he exchtm
edl feriv( nitly. "D' you know. Trevor.
viln : 7ing rI t m th1 first. '('her
Siite 2 ! r .-whtinie.' ( i'olne it and
ir! - i h I drinkIl."
' i v: .i.- a. Ider (I krv' tg r
otiii i ' :l hf ul summel e
toC.r :- h brou h the i r in g m
I':i I P 4 ) ' .hoit i on tli ei v
Und :1I'Iif i -(U fot lun (liwenVC
n -~ Uiein ry ninaryt' .etanne'.
"C (fp Trevor.
( Ci llni r ul fi'' i inlelnt.
ell ''d l. T e vor. I do't
karry dll- ' ed *or prol but
yto f;ac w an . h uy h pan years an d
iat. I ' .' . 'om th re k it
A h. he m iorm to imlother, I
niitte~ tou fren lil puttig onle ove.'
On that ue n iry animated leathel
gack 41f \v!:,tage ine BY the wvay, you
realiz e I' ;ol to i r himl)."
"Of en s"sIld Trevor. "The soon
er the better. Don't worry aboul An
dren's food and raimnt,"Il he added
''lushin. "Te truli tis, t'm prtty
well heeld with thp : 14de( ul."
"You A ricans ge enrally a 'ro,"idI-I
ar - raI r S Iort.. of Jo-y n a
moi1 i-.' ' u""'t. terennb the' d aiI s~lii
bull tfacean heavSy ofi paunch rmae is
''t temp tig to rshenyo h itnersyrin
persn he aen outl a call foip r a famutilyr
eor trhe b'd-fi ii' The snat ('al ''D yo
thisnt aie (f thilhoure tof lietor
aology d h prot int with m ihllfbe
towen~ mylegh : elI humar', he cain.
"lO~n thee to roW t is terlopwisht
vagon ofr ah wavter-:wery er
aned alwy ---dn'mpuhei onfui :
Ait glam crpt ntoe h youvwrll ey
sae1 l:ai hat hrad shere her
as-his gae me theat of! thrdn'ean
ton.ot e fermlar. el reevber
from senoy urid n rsonshtnt h -'
mAe. n't hinkf lterfor ntht?
basked tharry unperaybeod rTheyieem
tohe rnnigy befe the wrin myeirey
fandmith a -arla. i i i
reatef a whppedtiper! thnder-tc
throug Im oen doorway. isent
you taink soec, dnecout sai dity
al"oy'ndvet oabl nither heardb
twee shpng rngsW, btI'l ditl y came
downthee ta takew these terotwog
twgaon of uay-cavengr wher phse
gerseam rue.Thy intoTrvir' Aeyec,
till the harootac.st" bti
Aokndrea sfher aan. ermeber.
be seeBtI!n nly oe'4 and t heard.
voice, "if~r ftBidinma ls gWolhgtgo farce
us to wait here for one of your own
steamers to put in-I think you'd bet
ter collect that thousand pounds re.
It was the end. The magnate gasped,
sprang up and fled, pursued by a
smoke arrow propelled from Harry's
rounded mouth, Aunty Gwen pureed
her lips but kept on knitting; she
could not, however, altogether hide the
laugh that was in her snapping eyes.
Andrea dropped on her knees beside
"Oh, Aunty Gwen," she begged,
"won't you please let me introduce
Robert? He's the dearest, most
thoughtful, strongest and weakest man
that a lucky girl ever loved."
That night when all the hotel was
in darkness and silence reigned Andreat
and Trevor stood together by the cop
Ing at the edge of the cliff and looked
across the moonlit bay to the far-away
line of the sea. Behind them was the
dark, massed shadow of the Bougain.
ville trellis; at their feet and before
them stretched an bpen world, bathed
In kindly and opalescent light.
Andrea's eyes started at the top of
the zigzag path and followed It dellb.
erately down the cliff-side until they
reached and uwept the gleaming cres
cent of the beach; then they rose and '
stared at the placid moon. Nine
weeks, no morc, had passed since last s
this scene lind held her, yet into then
was packed tihe germ of all her life
almost to the exciusion of preceding
muemories. She felt a welling with1
her of all the major emiotions andi
frightened, turned from them to hide
her face against Trevor's shoulder.
Her arms slipped up around his neck
and clung to him.
"Oh. White Man," sne whisperel,
"my Wonder Ma:.. plunderer of my
heart, if desire to give is 'ny measure,
how far yeu have led me along the
shining road !"
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3IALEN NE W.
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.\la den., .\arebl 1.- 1 a ljoinl to-I
:;etII' in the fond and fervent hope
that Alar-1h may be a great I imrove
Ient over ebruary
Scliool it N I'r-ospvect opened
:11,.in .\loaday morn-iing afe I ng
beeil closed for three % uveks n a
outu'' of ilu1. Miss .\lurray, the prin
eioal, wa :niong tle irlst to take the
!t. 'Sh retur nedI ('u 1lly recove'qed,
her friId's Ivill be glad to (now.
All the fll es are( bet iter an1d no
lt'v ones arv report ed. I 'le ( .v ohn
"iiley was reported a great deal lot
ter today. 'lhis will be good news to
lhv many frinds of' the old veean,
.vIlo has .i't passed li.- 77th bilrth
Mi... 11. C". Cunn a inigham, our very
l0dest i nba hitanat, is still confined to
her ibd. lier danughter, Miss liettie,
lias r'ovecr elough to be up. 'Mrs.
Evie lhtiley, of :Sedalia, is staying
witl tleni for a few days and hopes
the lother and sister will soon lbe upl)
andt olit again. -
rls. 'T'essie \Martin of lolly Grove
section camiie over for a few days to
he'I)lp' mirse her father, V'eterana .1. 11.
.A t. TI. 12. File Iy lost a valuabl Ie cow
Ir Erastuis .\adden, of' C.haleston1,
is~ here withi his mother,.I .\lr. ('ra
.1 llei. lie ('omels esp iecially to see
his brolhi r. A. it., wvho has beeni very
:ek. W' are' glad thet youn ig manil is
ii '11avin0' :ittd wvill sooni Ib up anid
.\lr.a nd .\lr10. W. Il, Hudgeni'ls spentI
:.;1:lia wiith thieir shiter1. Aln.. a
A~nhie . .\ls.4 K thlee \lar i h s
hi 'n stalying; with .M rs. .\laddeni during
ant I ime wvith her'l tousinls, Mrli. and
M. .A. I 'ower. Slhe is lreatly in
of potalt) [house. -We~ are glad i t - e
port thle 1potat oes in 'storante are in
ir'st(' class conditionl. I aaurencls coilntiy
farmiers shiould see to it this summerl~l
Ilha t severanl more piota toC wvar'ehouses,
are erlected for' the storage of piota
toes. Thlese are dest ine d to be1 a
1mon1vey 1011 for farmercls when'l the boll
weevil is with us.
iAladdeun is conigratuilating Itself On
having an exceed(lingly' handy13 man lo
catedi in our mIdst., Mr. .J. A. Roddey,
on the farm of Mr'. J1. A. Woffoird. lie
is not only a goodi carp'ienter' but an
e'xtra~ goodI shot' maker, a lfirst class
b~arbher and a fine blacksmIthl. What
eiver the work you desire, he enn be
dhepended on to (10 a fi'st class job.
iWe r'egr'et to hear', julst as we inishi
tis news, that hee Briowni is sick
with a complicatIon of diseases. We
truist lie will soon be better'.
Mr's. Sue Cooper of WVoodr'uff, came
dlown last week to see her' briothler,
J. A. iVoffor'd, who is still conflued to
his b~ed with sciatica.
It is always a gr'eat, pleasure when
Laurenis countty b)oys andI 'girls make
'good in other towns. We were es
pe(cially glad to receive the announco
ment cardI of Otts & Briown, of Spar
tanbur'g. T-he younger mnember' of the
firm is C. Yates Brown, sion of our
former schoolmate. Congr'a tulations
and good wvishies of homofolks. Yates!
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CROSS HILL NEWS.
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.Cross ;11111, iMarch, l.---The worst
Ie(lemic of influenza that our town
ias ever experienced broke out last
veek sudely1 % and unexpectedly.
here had been three or four cases
efore that time but everyone was
lol)ing that we had about escaped an
pidemic, when a case or two sudden
sllpped Into the school, Just how, It
nay be difficult to say. On Wednes
ay of last week a number of cases
eveloped. The school was closed and
strIct quarantine was put on, but
was too late to prevent thie pread
I' the disease. By 'Sunday there were
tily 60 cases of fil here most of them
iside of town. Every day since Wed
esday has recorded several new cas
s, and It Is still spreading. Where,
1heni or how it will end is of c6urse
1kniown now. Sonue of the patients
ce threatened with lmeumonia but
lost of them have only slight attacks.
i two or three instances tle whole
ily ae dowl, iI sollie others only
n member is left to care for the
ik. l11t in most Cases the attack
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sooms to be confined to -the children.
There are quite a number of fanillies
here, howover, none of whom have
yet been stricken. All gatherings tor
Sunday were called off and every
thing possible is being done to pre
vent further spread.
A colored man, Austin Jorden, one
and a half miles from town, died last
week of pneumonia following the flu.
'Tho epidemic prevails among the ne
groes as well as the whites.
Mr. B. 13. Rasor was called Sunday
over long distance telephone, to his
brother's home near Ware Shoals. His
brother, Mr. Lat. Rasor, and all his
family are down with flu and are in
need of a nurse. Mr. Rasor left -Sun
day afternoon by way of Greenwood
seeking a trained nurse for the fam
The Union of the Fourth Divisioh
of Laurens Association convenel Sat
u rday morning with Hethabara church
and held a short session. Because of
the prevalence of influenza In this
section the afternoon and Sunday
morning sessions were called In and
the meeting adjourned at noon. The
ieeting Saturday norning, however,
was an interesting one and the exer
cises and] discussion of the topic, The
le art 0
ill Live Forever--Direct:
Who, the Why, and the 'What of a
RPure and 'Beautiful lChristlah 'Life,
were full of earnest considerations and
spiritual -interest. W. C. Wharton was
elected Moderator for this year instead
of hs father, Col. J. 11. Wharton, who
was not well enough to attend. Tho
foriner secretary was re-elected.
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