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By MAURICE THOMPSON
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f Jm Pmt
meetwq m THE WILDERNESS.
EVERL-m sot out on his mid
winter Journey to Kasknskln
with ft tempest In his heart,
ami It wns perhnps the storm's
energy that gnvo him the courage to
foco undaunted nnd undoubting what
bis experience must have told him lay
In bis path. Whut meant suffering to
blm If he could but rcseuo Alice? And
what wero life should ho fall to rescue
her? The old, old song hummed In hU
Heart, ovory phrase of It distinct above
the tumult of tho storm. Could cold
nd hunger, swollen streams, ravenous
,ftld beasta nnd scalp hunting snvages
baffle him? No! there Is no barrier
that can hinder lovo. IIo said this over
and over to himself nftqr his rencoun
ter with tho four Indlnn scouts on tho
Wabash. IIo repented It with every
heart bent until ho fell In with somo
friendly red men, who took him to their
camp, where, to his great surprise, ho
met M. Rouaslllou. It wns his song
when ngnln ho strodo off toward the
west on his lonely way.
lie did not know that Long Hair nnd
immi worn fnst nn hiu (mrif imi '
the knowledge could not hnvo urged
him to greater linsto. IIo strnlned ev-1
erj' iiumclo to its utmost, kept every !
nerve to the highest tension. Yonder
nerve to tho highest tension. Yonder
toward the west wns help for Alice.
That wan nil ho cared for.
But If Long Ilnlr was pursuing him
with relentless greed for tho rownrd of
fered by Hamilton there wore friendly
footsteps Btlll' nearer hohlnd him, nnd
one dny nt high noon whllo he wa
bending over u little tiro broiling somo
liberal cuts of venison n finger tupped
him on tho shoulder. IIo sprang up
and grappled Onclo Jnzon. At tho same
time, standing nenr by, lie saw Simon
Kenton, his old time Kentucky friend.
The pungled features of one nnd tho
fine, rugged fnco of tho other Bwnm ns
In a mist before Beverley's oyos. Ken
ton was laughing quietly, bis strong,
upright form slinking to the forco of
bla pleasure. IIo was In tho early
prune of n vigorous life, not handsome,
bnt strikingly nttrnctlvo by reason of a
certain glow In his fnco nnd a kindly
flash ln his deop sot eyes.
"Well, well, my boy!" ho exclaimed,
laying his loft hand on Bovorloy's
shoulder, whllo In tho other ho held n
tons, hbnvy rlilo. "I'm glnd to sco ye,
gla to seo yo!"
'-Thought we wns Injuns, oh?" snld
0le Jnnpn. "An' of wo had 'n' been
we'd 'u' boon shore o' your scnlp!" Tho
Tvlzcnod old crMlo cnckled gleefully.
"And where nre yo goln'?" demand
cd Kenton. "Yo'ro nmklu' what lacks
a heap o' belli' n beo lino for somo
place or other."
lloverlcy wns dazed nnd vacant mind
fd. Things scorned wavorlng nnd dim.
He nushed tho two men from him nnd
gazed nt tbeiu without spooking. Their
presenco nnd voices did not convince
"Yer nmnt's n-hurnlll'." said Onclo
Jaron, stooping to turn it on the smol
dering conis. "Yo must bo hungry.
Cookln' enough for a regimont."
Kenton shook lloverley with rough
famlllnrlty ns if to rouse his faculties.
"What's tho matter? Fitz, my lad,
don't yo know Si Kenton? It's not so
iontr sinco wo wero llko brothers, and
now to don't sneak to me. Yo'vo not
forgottou me, Fitz I"
"Mebhv ho don't like ye as well as
ye thought ho did," drawled Onclo
Jaion. "I hov known o- lenem u-uv.
mistaken Job thet way."
Beverley got his wits together ns best
ho could, taking In tho situation by
inch degrees ns seemed at tho time un
duly slow, but which were really mere
"Why, Kenton! Jaronl" ho presently
exclaimed, n cordial gladness blending
with hla surprise. "How did you get
here? Where did you como from?"
IIo looked from ono to tho other back
and forth, with a wondering smile
breaking over his bronzed and deter
"Wo'vo bcou hot on yor trail for thir
ty Iwurs." snld Kenton. "Bousslllon
Put us on it back yondor. But what
are yo up to? Whoro nre yo goln ?
"I'm going to Clark nt Kasknskln o
bring him yonder." Ho waved his
hand onstwnrd. "I nm going to take
VincennoB nnd kill Ilumllton."
"Woll, yo'ra tnklu' u mighty queer
courso, my boy, if ye ov-or expect to
find Kaskaskln. Ye'ro already twouty
tollea too far south." ,
"Carryln' his gun on the samo shoul
der all tho time." snld Onclo Jaon.
"has mndo Mm kind o' swing In a curve
like. 'Tnin't good luck nohow to carry
J-or gun on yor lef shoulder. Uben
ye do it woks yo tnke a longer step
with yor right foot than yo do , yltn
yer lor, nn' yo can't walk a s-'"
line to suvo yer llvor. Vontrobleu! La
Tenalson brule oncorel l-M at ,uul
dasted moat burnin' ag'inr . it,m
no Jumped back to tho Are to turn
tho scorching cuts. . nn(1
Beverley wrung Kenton's band and
looked into his eyes as a man lo
when an old friend cornea vOOwV "
of tho past so to say, and brings the
trtohness-tind comfort of a stron&true
soul! to -brace him In bis hour of great.
flat UMut' ' '
"tt ll I . ...vv unn null HO WUS
Of all men in the world Simon Ken-' balng
toil, you were the least exp.otHl. But ! , "Alr 'e pectin' to marry Alice
l,m.",., V" . """l lS"'
knnw I .i i W llmn"l,l! Now I
know I shall succeed. We are going to
not? 9 ahnll, shan't we, Jaron?
otlilng. nothing can prevent us. can
Kenton heartily returned the pre
Bure of the young man's hand, while
uneio Jaaon looked up qularlcallr nnd :
1 . - -"-..... IIIIUUI 11 1111'
ere a tol'hlo 'sneetablo lot to pre
vent; but, then, we might git porvent
ra. I vo seed bettor men 'an us purtv
itf I. i'uleiueu iois o- times In my
"For my part," snld Kenton. "I nm
with ye, old boy, in anything ye want
to do. But now ye've got to tell mo
everything. I see that yo're keepln'
something back. What Is It?" Ho
glanced sldowiso slyly at Oncle .Inaon.
Beverley wns frank to a fault, but
somehow his heart tiled to keep Alice
all to itself. He hesitated; thon-
"I broke my parole with Governor
Hamilton." he said. "He forced me to
do It. I feel altogether Justified. I
told him beforehand tlmt I should eer-
tnlnly lenvo VlnnwuiM and m iret h
f.orf ,0 enptn and kill him. and I'll
ll J1, Sllno" Ke-ntoii; p ,lo Itf
, ' wo' l "" KwUnn nsH-nted. "bnt
w"nt was tll? row about? What did
; ho do to excite ye. to mnke ye feel Jus
tiued m btvakln over yer pntole hi
that high handed way? Mu, I know
re too well to be frtolea by ye. You've
got Koinethln' In mind that ye don't
want to tell. Well, then, dou't tell It
Oncle Jujmii nnd I will go it blind,
won't we, .lason?"
"Blind ns two moles," said the old
man; "but, as for thet secret," he add
ed, winking both eyes at once, "I don't
know ns it's so mighty hard to guess.
It's nlwnys safe to 'maglne a woman
In the case. It's mostly women thot
Rends men n-trottln' off 'bout nothln',
port o' crszyllke."
Beverley looked guilty nnd Oncle Ja
"They's a pooty gnl nt Vlncennes, an'
1 see tho young mini n-steppln' into
her house about fifteen times a diy
foro I lof tho place. Mebbo she's tuck
up wl' one o" them Huallsh officers.
Gals Is slippery an' onsartlu'."
"Jnvwn," cried Beverley, "stop that In
stantly, or I'll wring your old neck!1'
Ills anger wns real, nnd ho mount whut
ho snld. He clinched his hnuds and
"Don't get nind nt tho old man," said
Kenton. plucking Bevorley aside. "He's
yor friend from his hools to lib old
scalped crown. Let him have his fun."
Thon, lowering his volco nlmost to a
whisper, bo centinued:
"I was In Vlncounes for two duys
and nights spyln' arcinnd. Mme. (Jodere
hid mo in her house when thero was
noed of it. I know bow it Is with ye.
I got nil tho gossip nbout ye nnd the
young lady, n well as all the Informa
tion about Ilumllton and his forces
that Colonel Clark wants. I'm goln
to Kaskaskln, but I think it qulto pos
sible that Clark will bo on his march to
Vlncennes before wo get thore, for
Vigo has taken him full particulars as
to tho fort and Its garrison, nnd I know
that he's determined to capture tho
whole thing or die tryln'."
Beverley felt his henrt swell nnd his
blood lenp strong in his veins nt theso
"I snw yo while I wns ln Vinconnes,"
Kenton added, "but I nevor lot yo
sco me. Yo were n prlsonor, nnd I
had no business with yo while your
parolo hold. I felt that it was host not
to tempt yo to give mo aid or to let yo
have knowledge of mo whllo I was a
spy. I loft two days before yo did and
should have licon nt Kaskaskla by this
tlnio If I hadn't run across Jazon, who
detained me. Ho wanted to go with roe,
and I waited for him to repair tho
stock of bis old gun. IIo tinkered at it
'tween meals and showors for half a
week at tho Indian vlllago back yonder
before ho got it Just to suit him. But
I tell yo he's wo'th wnltln' for any
length of time, uud I was glad to let
him have his way."
Kenton, who was still a young roan
In his early thlrtlos. respected Bever
ey's reticence on the subject upper
most In hi" HilnU. Mme. Godere had
"old the whole story with flamboyant
eiBlMllislnuenU. Kenton had seen A I
Z, and. InsplnKl with the gossip and a
surreptltloiw glbm f VT'V
Jolt iwfestly f'--llUir w,,b 1,8V8r,i !
condS He was hlmwlf a vlctU,. of
So tJwtor ptusion to the extent of bo
X an Ullefroai his Virginia home,
Sch'he had left on account oMtan
uerously woundlug a rival. Hut w
was we touched with the backwoods-
i-- t1 Ivan tar.
man's taste lor jo "".'
".n"w .-!.;: therefore, tawwing
t0ho mamfe-Ture of gSt
roent. enjoyed making the tot
opportunity In their rude but jerrecuy
cwwroua and kindly way.
W indirection and Ioipoil f
taUs, as regarded bis feelings toward
Alice Bevorley in due time mads bis
Mends understand that bis whole tin.
Slon was centered in rescu ilng her.
Srdld the rooUvo fail to enlist ihjr
Biiiv to the utmost. II an i
KSK- . lorer all men having tho
Kt virile instinct will ngnffor a lor
S, cause. Both Kentonland Oncle Ja-
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n wero enthusiastic.
nothlmr tmHor ,., .... . ....... '
nld in rescuing any girl who had shown
bo much patriotism nnd nluck But i
Onclo Jaxon was fond of Alice and'
peverk - y's story affected him peculiar. I
ly on her account.
T:hey s one question I'm n-goln' to
Put to ye, young man." he said nf tor be
had heard everything nnd they had
talked it all over, "an I want yo to an
swer it straight as n bullet fom yer
"Of course, Jason. g0 abend." said
Beverley. "1 shall ho elml tn .nnr
But his mind was fur nwnv win, it,.
B0,d ,mlretl nm,d9n ln Hamilton's, prls-
Beverley started as if n blow bad
been aimej nt him. Oncle Jason's
question indeed whs n blow as unex
pected as It wns direct nml powerful.
"I know It's pooty p'lnted." the old
man added after a short pause, "nn' vo
may think thet I ain't got no bushiest
...... . - -
'" "' bnt 1 bftV0, a'lmt leetl0 K"1'8
c pet o' mine, nn' I'm a-lookln' after
her an' cxpectin' to Ree tliet she's not
Dotherwl hy nobody who's not goln' to
do right by her. Mnrryln' is n mighty
good thing, but"
Kenton hnd been peeping under tho
low hanging scrub onk boughs while
Onclo Jnson was speaking these last
words, and now ho suddenly Interrupt
ed: "Tho douce! Look yonderl" ho growl
ed out ln stnrtllng tono. "Injuns!"
It wns n shnrp snap of tho conversa
tion's thread, nnd at the same time our
three frlonds renllaed that they had
been careless In not keoplug a hotter
lookout. They lot full tho meat they
had not yet finished eating nnd seined
I'lvc or six dark forms wore moving
toward them across a llttlo point of tho
prairie that cut Into tho wood a quarter
of a mile distant.
"Yaiuler's more of em." snld Oncle
Jawm. as If not In the least concerned,
wagging his bend In an opposite direc
tion, from which another squad wns.
That he duly appreciated the situa
tion' appeared only fn the celerity with
which he noted.
Kenton at once assumed command,
and his comiMinloiis felt his perfect fit
ness. There wns no doubt from the
first as to what the I milium meant, hut
eren If there had been It would have
soon vanished, for In less than three
minutes twenty-one savages wero
swiftly and silently forming n circle iu
cloiIiig the spot whoro tho tlireo white
ineii, who had covered themselves as
tst they could with trees, waited iu
prim steadiness for tho worst.
(Julto beyond gunshot range, but near
Niough for Onclo Jawm to recognize
Long Hair as their leader, the Indians
halted and began making signs to one
another all round tho line. Kvldently
t'.ioy dreaded to test tho marksmanship
of such rilleuion as they knew most
border men to Im. Indeed 1-ong Ilnlr
had personal knowledge of what might
certainly Ih expected from loth Ken
ton and Oncle Jason. They were terri
ble when out for fight. The red war
riors from Georgia to tho great lakes
hnd heard of them; their names smack
ed of tragedy. Nor was Beverley with
out fume nuiiiug Long Hair's followers,
who had listened to tlie story of his
fighting qualities brought to Vlncennes
by the two survivors of the scouting
party so cleverly defeated by hint.
"The liver colored cowards," said
Kenton, "are nfeared of us In n shoot
In' match. They know that n lot of
em would have to die If they should
muleruiko au open light with us. It's
some sort of a sneakln' game they are
ntiiilvln' about Just now."
"I'm n-glttin' mo' too olo to Bhoot
wo'th n cent," snld Onclo Jnzon. "hut
I'd glvo half o' my scalp of thot Long
Hair would como clost enough fo' me
to git n bend onto bis lef eyo. It's tol'
hlo plain thet we're gone gonllu's tills
time, I'm thlnkln'. Still It 'd bo mighty
satisfy!!!' If I could plug out a lof oyo
or two 'foro I go."
Bevorley wns silent. Tho words of
bis companions were hoard by him, but
not noticed. Nothing Interested him
save the thought of escaping nnd mak
ing his way to Clark. To fall meant In
finitely more than death, of which be
had as small fear as most brave men.
and to succeed meant everything that
life could offer. So in the unlimited
solflshness of love he did not take his
companions Into account.
Tho three stood in a close set clump
of four or flvo scrub oak at tlw high
est point of a thinly wooded knell that
sloped down in all directions to the
prairie. Their view was wide, but In
Pisces obstructed by the trew.
"Men " said Kenton after a thought
ful and watchful silence, "the thing
looks kind o' squally for us. I don t
see much of a chance to get out of this
alive, but we've got to try."
He showed by tl dsnslty of 4
vole and a esrtiilii way " l
fae that lw IWt th awful gravity of
the situation, but be was ea. awl not
a muscle qulvami.
"They's Jos' two ekancMS for
said onek- Jaaon. "an' them's as slliu
,. a broom straw. VrVva got to .tan
lure n' tight it out or wait till night
an' nk tbwogh atwwin 'em an' ma
'" u" . .,.
"I dou't dm any hope o wmnun
through tto 111" otawrwd Kenton.
It's not goln to b Hurt tonight.
"Wa-a-L" Oai Jason drawtad non
chalantly wWte Imi took in a quid of
baeco. 'I've bsm Into tighter sqn"
an this many a time, an I got out
-Likely onoah.M Jd KutUm. Mil
reflecting white his eyes roamed
around the elrel of savage
"I fit lb skunks In 1'erglnny 'few
jVs tlwtsbt of. Kenton, , an' dwa
If ye think
in Oarllua in ineui u.
m -koL' n be sonuxM where u
"" no 8c,lm bouttrytn' a tew
"'K08 ll d(ul dasteder fool 'an I
"S t0 U,1,,k yp-wn8- nn' tl,0t'8 ,nak,n'
b.? PJIwciit to ye."
"Well, we don't hnvo to nrgy this
question, Onele Jnzon. They're n-glt-
A young tertrrtm- lenpstl high and ftU.
tin' ready to run In upon us. and we've
got to fight. I say, Bovurloy, are yo
ready for fast shootln'? Have ye got
n-plenty o' bullets?"
"Yes; Itotisslllon gnvo mo a hundred.
Ho wns Interrupted by n yoll that
leaped from savage mouth to mouth
nil round tho circle, nnd thou tho
"Steady, now!" growled Kenton.
"Lets not lw ln n hurry. Wait till
thoy come nigh enough to hit 'em be
fore we shoot."
The time was short, for tho Indlani
cunie on at almost race horse speed.
Oncle Jason fired first, the long, keen
crack of his small bore rifle splitting
tho ntr with n suggestion of vlcloui
cnorgy, nnd a lithe young warrior wh
was outstripping nil his fellows leaped
high and fell paralysed.
"Can't shoot wo'th a cent." mut
hired tho old man. deftly begriming to
reload his gun tho whllo, "but I J'
happened to hit that buck. He'll never
git my seal)), tl.et's martin and sure."
Beverley and Kenton ouch likewise
dropped nu Indian, but the shots did
nut even check the rush. Long Hair
had planned to capture his prey, not
kill It. Hvery unvage had his orders to
take the white men alive. Ilnmllton'a
lnrger reward diqiended on tills.
I tight on they came, ns fust as their
nimble legs could carry them, yelling
llko demons, and thoy reached the
grove bofore thu three whllo men muld
reload their gnus. Then ovory war
rior took cover behind n treo nnd lw
unn scrambling forwnrd from liolo to
bole, thus npproauhlug rapidly without
A struggle ensued which for desiwr-
nte cnorgy has probably noyor boon
surpassed. Llko three lions nt bay,
the white men met the shock, nnd lion
llko thoy fought iu the midst of seven
teen stalwart and determined savages.
"Don't kill them. Take thsiu ullve.
Throw them down nml hold them," wns
Long Hnlr's order, loudly shouted Iu
the tonguo of his tribe.
Both Kenton nnd Jazon understood
every word and knew the significance
of such n command from tlie lender. It
naturally came Into Kenton'H mind
that Hamilton had been Informed of
his visit to Vinconnes nnd had offered
. ... . rm.l.. i.i.l..
a rownru ior urn cnpiura. nun ww
true, death ns a spy would bo the cor
tain result if he wero taken back. He
might ns well dlo now. As for Bever
ley, ho thought only of Alice yonder nt
ho hnd loft her it prisoner In Hamil
ton's hands, duele Jazon, If he thought
nt all, probably considered nothing but
present oseaN, though he prayed audi
bly to tho IIImhh1 Virgin even while be
lay helpless upon the ground pinned
down by tlw weight of an enormoui
Indian. He could not tnovo any part of
himself save bis III, and these me
chanically put forth the wheezing sup
plication. Beverley and Kenton, Iwlng young
and powerful, were not so easily mas
tered. For awhile Indeed they ap
peared to lx wore than holding their
own. Thoy time and time again scat
tered the entire crowd hy the vloUfiiee
of their roueeular efforts, and after It
had Anally cUwed In uihmi them In a
solid iKsly they swayed awl swung It
baek and forth awl round and "4,N,1
until the writhing, savage maiw looked
as If caught in tlw vortex of a whirl
wiiul. Hut each twiitewlous exertion
counI not last long. Right. to one made
ton Mut a difference Imweeti tne con
tending perthM. awl the only poseible
cenclnalon of the struggle soon rH.
gHsed upon by desperate, clinging,
woMIke uieuiluints. the white men felt
their amis, legs awl bodies weighted
dowu awl Ih.lr strength fast going.
Kantou Ml neat after Oncle Jason
ami was euoii tightly liouml with raw
hide thongs. Ho lay ou hie back pant
ing awl utterly exhausted, while Wev
eriey still kept up the unequal light.
Long Hair sprang iu at the last mo
ment to mak doubly certain the secur
ing of his ino-i Important captive. He
auag his long awl powerful mw
around Beverley from hehlwl and
wade a great effort to threw blw upon
the ground the young wan. feeling
this freeh and vigorous clasp, turned
hluwelf about to put forth one wore
mighty stwrt of poww. He lifted the
etalwart Indian hodtly and daahed blm
headlong against the buttressed root of
a tree half a rod dHUtfit. breaking the
snwlier bone of hto left fsrearm and
'T . . . .J.... t.l uunnliaJ.
wi mg sow i-p.wy
It was a
strength, but tnero oouia 6o noUung
gained by it. A blow on tho back ot
his head tho noxt Instant stretched
Beverley face downward and uncon
scious on the ground. Tho snvngos turn
ed blm ovor and looked satisfied when
they found that ho wns not dead. They
bound blm with even greater care than
they hail shown In securing the others,
while Long Hair stood by stolidly look
ing on, meantime supporting his broken
forearm in bis hand.
"Ugh. dog!" he grunted nnd gave
Beverley n kick ln tho side. Then
turning a fiendish stare upon : licit
Jason, be proceeded to deliver agiiltm
his old, dry rib three or four like con
tributions with resounding effect.
"I'olecat! Little old greasy woman:"
he snarled. "Slake good fire for war
rlor to dance by!" Kenton alo re
ceived his full share of the kicks and
verbal abuse, after which Long Hair
gave orders for tires to be built. Then
be looked to his hurt arm and had the
bone set and bandaged, never so much
ns wincing the while.
It was soon apparent that tho Indians
purposed to celebrate their successful
enterprise with a feast They cooked
n large amount of buffalo steak. Then,
each with Ids hands full of tho savory
meat, they Ivegnn to dance around the
fires, droning meautlmo nn atrociously
Before this was ended a rnln began
to fall, nnd It rapidly thickened from a
desultory shower to n retiring down
pour that I'lrecthuHy quenched not only
tho fill's around which tho snvngos
wore dancing, but tho onthuslnsm of
the dnueers ns well. During tho rent
of the nftcmoon nnd nil night long tho
fall wns incessant, accompanied by a
cold, wilting,' walling southwest wind.
Bovorley lay on tho ground face up
ward, tho rnwhldo strings torturing his
limbs, tho chill of cold wntor searcldng
his hones. Ho could seo nothing but
the dim, strange canopy of flying rnln,
ngalnst which tho bare boughs of the
scrub oaks were Vaguely outlined; be
could hear nothing but the cry of tho
Wind and the swash of the water whleu
fell upon blm and ran under blm. bub
bling and gurgling as It fiendishly ex
ultant. The night dragged on through Its tor
rlble leugtb, dealing out Its Indescriba
ble horrors, nnd at last morning ar
rived, with n stingy and uncertain gift
of light slowly Increasing until tho
dripping treoa appeared forlornly gray
nnd brown ngnlnst clouds now break-
Ing Into mnssos that'gnvd"but little
There wns great stir among tho In
dians. Long Ilnlr stalked nbout scru
tlulzlug the ground. Beverley saw blm
come near lime and again with a hid
eous, Inquiring scowl on his fnco.
Grunts and laconic exclamations mi.'
od froln mouth to mouth, and present
ly tho Import of It all could not 1m mis
taken. Kenton ami Jason were gone-
liiul oscnMd during the night -and lb-
rain had completely ohlltcrnt mi urn
tracks. The lmllaiis were furlou 1 mil Hit'
eout out picked parties of hi' l
scouts with orders to scour the t
try In all illnitlon. kei'phi'- u Itli I '
self a few of the older wmr '. lh-
erley was fill wli.it lie wnii.il i.it i
veiilsou. and Long Hair Hindi hU.i u
llcvurleu ''i'i' '" hwMllonj; noulml
the rout il it trtc
derstand that be would have to suffer
some terrible punishment on account of
the action nf bis companions.
Late In the day tlie scouts straggled
back with the rejwrt tlwt no track or
sign of the fugitives hail been dUeov
ered, awl' Immediately a consultation
was held. Most of the warriors. In
eluding all of the young bucks, de
manded a torture entertainment as
corojieiMMitlon for their exertions and
the uneiecteil lo of tlielr own pris
oners, for It Iwd Immhj agreed tlt Bev
erley bekmged exclusively to Long
Hair, who objected to anything whUh
might detKlve hint of the great reward
offered by Hamilton for the prisouer
if brought to him alive.
In the end It was agreed that Bever
y should he made to run the gantlet,
provided that no lieedly weapons wero
mud upon liltn during the ordeal.
(To be Continued)
DEPLORES UNQODLIKE WEALTH.
Rackvefeller,Jrw Tells Bible Olass of
John D. Itockafeller, Jr.. at his
Bible ciaea In'lhe Kllth avenue I1P
Uet church, gave a fervent talk on
Christian service. TiroughoMt the
auwn Mr. IUHhW4hirs saWJeet of
ahuMioft hM been the Mvea of the
Apostles and natWcuhwty the life of
"Imagine where yt
or I vreuld
hnva been." hegan wr.
wero attuned to tho proper pitch,
"Imnglno where wo would havct bcjpn
If wo had not boon saved. Avhat
sirvleo. then, do wo not owo ihiv
"Many of ns. I fenr. are llko ihi
rich, young ruler who could not follow
thd true pnlh, because he thought too
much of his earthly possessions. I
don't think people are to be particular
ly commended for giving thslr sorvlco
and possessions to Christ, for nre. not
we ami nil our possessions his?"
We hnvo nil varieties for UuJ
cow or horse. Can glvo you 2
cheat, clover, oat, irhent or H
vetch hay, and It is GOOD X
, n . A 1 lu it n .. . ut ! m .1 4
iinj. nii utk,i7 vnw liuu B
wheat straw. Quality conoid t
red, you will find our prtcoa S
nm rllit cnpt ni:l IUCHV
I D. A. White
; ; Feedmcn and Seedsmen ?
! ! 301 Com'l St, Phono 1781
JO, MILLER, JO. BECK.
German Market I
Just opened, noxt door to Hnr
rltt Ijvwrence's grocery store,
a oleau, new market, whoro all
kinds ot meat can bo had. Low
prloes and prompt delivery our
motto. Wo mako a specialty of
fine German sausage ot all
kinds. Qlro us a call.
We have a fine tract of timber
land near Cottage Grove
1000 acres will make
. about 4 million feet to 1-4
section.. From 100 rods
to 1 1-2 miles of river
This is a snap.
Threo or four houses for sulo on
Installment plan, from $100 to $000.
Small payment down.
If you have property to soil Or rent,
or want to buy or null, trado or ox
chango for other propsrty of, any
kind, or If you want ft loap or Insur
ance, soo B. IU Hyatt & Co, 1040-tf
R. R. Ryan
for your new Veil garments.
It Is the only preir and sat
isfactory way of buying your
clothe, being that "OO0IJ
CLOTHK8 AKR ALWAYS
MADJ6 TO ORDKK." Mko
your seleotlon from the tail
oring line of
Chlcagi, Est. 1B77
You'll find a world of pitas
ure in nearlng the olethes
made by Htrauss Drs..
faultleM in tylc. fit. flnUli
a .aUriaiM. They're ao
tnueh ettr than the ordU ff
tiarv run of clothf. yet H
prices are astonishingly low,
and your tierfeetly eats in or
dering, becaue If garwenta
are not satisfactory, you
needn't take them. WB
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. W. JoMson & CO.