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THE WEALTH MAtCERS February 14, 1895 s PV continued from last wekk. CHAPTER IL WAR OF WITS. Corporal Ratigan rode gallantly be tide Miss Baggs, the two keeping oanatant picket firing, whioh oooasii ljr wanned to the dignity of a akirnftsh. Uim Baggi was in an excellentramor and the corporal quite delightpat the role he was playing. He prsttnded to watch her carefully wheneef anything belonging to the army y passed on the road, while he was wetly forming his plana for getting af enough on the. way to determine tkfeproximity of the enemy. He felt nrcnspioioa as to Hiss Baggs carrying formation. Being on the flank of tit army, she wonld not be likely to btfre much Information to carry. Tty onntry people were oon tantly 'swing between tho lines, and oonii$rtng their harrowing ezousea no ooe&oept with a heart of stone could Wiif prevent them. y What's in the box ye have with sftf' asked Ssiigas, looking aft a tqnara littlo box oa the seat beside her. It had been covered with a shawl, which had fallen from over it, exposing it to view. "Thet? Tbet's a philosophy machine. Ton see, my friend, Sal Glassick, she knows heap o' things. She's tryin ter beat some on 'em inter my pore noddle. Beckon she won't her no easy time. " "What bran oh does she teach ye with that?" "Waal, yon tee, mother, she's sufferin with palsy, and this byar box is a waal, gal, she calls it a gal gal" - "GalTanio battery?" "Thet's it You hit it right thar. A galvanic battery. We tins 're goin ter try 't on mother. Lord a-macsy, what's thetf Che directed his attention from the box to a cloud of smoke hanging over the gaps in the hills far to the west. They were crossing a mountain spur a' oonld see it nnite nlainlv. "There's foightin goin on theryr re marked the corporal. A "And yon nns air gittin llted," ob served the rebellions Miss . "How d'ye know that'X asked Rati can, surprised that sh should know anything about it "Oh, I reckon!" "It's a quare tVug the reokonin of gnrrehi" "Waal, yoQJno, women hain't got the big heads d Lev. They can't reason things ouv Thoy hev ter jump at 'em mebbe, jke ants. Ants is powerful small, yout they're most times right whejfhey reckon." lktigan made no reply. He was fskins that Miss Bases did not annear so plain a personage as he at first thought her. He looked at her hands, incased in coarse gloves, and noticed that they were small for "poor white trash." Her attire was very cheap, and her cowhide shoes did not betoken refine ment, but somehow he began to gather a notion that Miss Baggs was not so dreadfully common as she appeared. Th corporal came of an excellent fam ily in his native land, and under ordi nary oircumstanoea oould detect refine ment He looked for Miss Baggs to use some expression beyond the ken of a "poor white" girl, but she did not So he dismissed the matter from bis mind and began to wonder what excuse he could moke to go on with her under flag of truce when she should pass the Union pickets. ..... "We uns air goin slow enough ter worrit a snail," remarked Miss Baggs. ' 'And why should we be goin faster?' ' "Whar'd you steal thet critter?" she asked, instead of replying, looking side wises at the corporal's mount. "It's likely nnff fo' Tennessee blood. " "Ohl That's United States. Don't ye see the 'U. S.' branded on him?" , "Can he trot?" "He can beat anything in the bri gade." "D'yon think he can trot with this hyar critter o' mine." Ratigan looked at her rawboned brute and burst into a laugh. "Waal, now, yon needn't take on so. Reckon I c'd give yon a brash ef you was minded." "All right, me dear. Here's a straight bit of road." To' what stakes?" "A 5 greenback. " "Agin Confederate money?" "With pleasure." The corporal drew forth a crisp $5 bill And Miss Baggs put the thumb and finger of one hand in the palm of the other under her glove and drew out a Confederate shinplaster, "Who holds the stakes?" asked the corporal gleefully. "You uns." "Divil a bit The lady shall hold em." She took the bill he handed her and gave the lines a jerk with a "Git along thar t Remember, it's a trottin race. " Ratigan was at a disadvantage from the first He did not dare to use his spurs lest his horse should break from a trot Miss Baggs' animal began to reach his lank legs out, triangulating in a lumbering fashion that put him over the ground at no inconsiderable speed. The corporal did his best and kept pace pretty welL "Reckon my Bob Lee kin knock the stuffin outen your critter, Mr. Sojer. Git up, Bob." With that Bob increased the length Aeqnnaey at tne same time, ine result was that he carried the old buggy wit Baggs in it ngnt away rrom He gave hit horse the spur. oorporaL Indeed Ratigan fell behind steadily. If he should break from a trot, he would lose the race; if he should keep up bis trot he would lose Miss Baggs. Suddenly an officer appeared on th road, and regarding him sternly ordeyiid him to halt ' , "Oi'm followin the young layy, sir. Oi'm on official business for thyfineral, oommandin the th cavalry bri gade." ; "Well, my man, youjCa well dis ciplined orderly. You Jteep the regula tion 40 paces to thyWr. Give your horse the spur anVatch up." Ratigan, who yonld not well explain to an officer tbC he was running a race, and fearing lose his charge, gave his j horse the syur and dashed after her at a Kallop. lie reached her in a "blown" conditi lost" be cried out of breath. ockon you have, " was Miss Baggs' i reply. The money's yours. " ' ' 'Reckon it air, " repeated Miss Baggs. "Yer always reokonin. Mebbe ye reckoned about the end of the race loike the ant ye were talkin about " At that moment they spied the out post ahead. "Waal, hyar we air," said Miss Baggs. "Don't want ter part from you uns, Mr. Sojer. I'm powerful bad struok hyar." And she put her hand on her heart "Like enough Oi can find some reason to go with ye a bit Oi'm all broken up meself, sure enough. " "I hopes you kin. " "Lieutenant" said the corporal, sa luting an officer who came out from the pioket post "Major Burke ordered me to see this young lady out of the lines. She has a pass to Dunlap. " The lieutenant read the pass and told Miss Baggs she might go through. Ratigan was racking his brains to know what to do. He had been instruct ed to go through with Miss Baggs un der some pretense, but his ingenuity when put to the test failed him. Miss Baggs came to his relief. "Mr. Corporal," she said, "I don't hanker ter part 'ith thet bloomin head 0' ha'r o' yourn. Would you mind seein a pore lone woman ter the Confederate lines?" The oorporal whispered a few words in the lieutenant's ear. The result was that in five minutes four cavalry pri vates were placed under the corporal's orders, who held in his hand a pole cut from a tree at the side of the road, to which he had attached a white cotton handkerchief. Then the old buggy, which rattled at every turn of the wheel and threatened to collapse at every mudhole, proceeded down the road. Corporal Ratigan can tered alongside, while the four privates followed directly in rear. But a few miles had been traversed when a horseman he proved to be the enemy's vedette was seen standing in the road ahoad. As the party approach ed they saw a dozen more advancing to his support. But the Confederates evi dently saw the white flag, for no other demonstration was made than the rid ing forward of an officer with half a dozen men to meet those who were ad vancing. "What do you want?" asked the offl oer gruffly. . "Flag to see the lady to your lines." "Under a commissioned officer?" "Only meself, a corporal," said Rat igan. "Well, you can turn about pretty quick and get back to where you came from. The next such flag sent out will be taken in and won't get out again." "Captain, don't you know me?" said Miss Baggs, smiling at the officer. "Well, upon my word. You don't mean" Miss Baggs put her finger on her lip. "These men came at my request," she continued, "so I hope you will not find any fault" The officer raised his hat, but said nothing. "Good morning, corporal," she said. "I'm much obliged for your trouble." "You're quite weloome, miss." Both parties moved slowly away si multaneously. They had scarcely started before the corporal heard his name spo ken in a woman's voice, but one with which he was not familiar, "Rats!" He turned and saw what must be Miss Baggs, for her dress was the same, though her head and neck were changed, standing in the buggy, her back to the horse, her face directly toward him Her glasses were gone, her sunbonnet hung in one hand, while she held reins win tthe other. Never Had tfce corporal be held ao great a change in so brief a pace of time. The jolting bl disar ranged mass of dark hair which had partly fallen over her showers. Her eyes were black and lustxm. hex com plexion an olive relieve by ruddiness on the cheek. Her snerb head was set on her neck as if t had been placed there by an artist The face was lighted by a smile of inmph a smile so be witching thal't haunted the corporal to his dying 6- Batigar had no recovered from his nrptlm before she spoke to him in a rich Atralto voioe, as little like that h hid heard from her as a fife is like thr mellow tones of an organ. ''Corporal, please present my oompli 'menta to Major Burke and thank him for me for his kindness, and tell bim tha when he sends another woman through the lines under pretense of keep ing her eyes shut, when he has an esp cial purpose or ma own in view, not to end an 'Oirishman' for an escort " The sails oa her lips biwlened and tltowed a set of white teeth. "The 'Otrrfe' race as diplomats are not usually oQooessful. An revoir, corporal." Them was a grin on tl6 faces of the Confederate lookers ovand astonish ment on the honest oc,ntenance of Cor poral Ratigan. "And, Rats, " sVq continued, evident ly enjoying brirng out the word with her rich voioe as one loves to roll old wine on thv'.tongue, "when a woman desires toace, it is not always for ,the money rjt" She tossed the bill she had won toward him. 'Jind, Rats, don't race again with anone with a rawboned animal with g legs. Bobby Lee is from tne Dine grass regions or Jientucity. meres something wrong about his breathing apparatus, but even with that disadvan tage he can trot a mile over a good road in 2:50." Had Miss Baggs appeared less be witching as she stood there under the protection of half a dozen Confederate troopers, Ratigan would have turned away impatiently. As it was, she seem ed to hold him by a spell. "One thing more, my bonny cardinal flower. Tell the major that I like 'the young man from County Cavan' he has recommended to me very muoh.' Her eyes fairly danced. "When the war is over, I hope you will look me up. In quire for Betsy Baggs at the St. Cloud hotel, Nashville." With this she threw him a kiss from the tips of her fingers, whioh, now that her glove was removed, he noticed were white and round. There was really something sympathetic in the last glance she gave him. In it was a regret that it ; had been necessary for her to deceive so honest and manly a fellow. It was the I final dart that pierced the Irishman's heart and oompleted his inthrallment. Leaving the corporal and his men gap ing in the road, the party moved away. The last thing Ratigan heard was a hoarse laugh from one of the Confeder ates, which was rebukod by Miss Baggs and reprimanded by the oliioer. The corporal led his party northward in no good humor. At the picket post be left the men he had taken with him and rode on alone meditatively. In pass- She threw him a hiss. ing a part of the road where there was no one to hear he 'reined in his horse and exclaimed aloud: "D n it! I believe the witoh is car rying important information. " The thought filled him with horror. Who was she? What was she? What waB the box she called a galvanic bat tery? For more than an hour he had at tended a rude country girl, who, when under the protection of Confederate of ficers, bloomed into a handsome wom an. He was as much chagrii.ud at his own stupidity as he was bewildered by the cunning of Miss Baggs. Entering the camp, he slunk away to his tent and did not report the outcome of his mission to Major Burke till just before "taps." Then he only said, "Their pickets are three milus down the road beyond ours. " "Are ye shure?" . "Oi am. Oi left the young lady Oi mean the counthry gurrel among 'em. And the vixen blew me a kiss at partin." "Ah, Rats, ye're a sly dog. Oi'm shure ye did your work well. " "Major, ' ' replied the corporal, "don't ye believe it All the divils in hell if they be men are no matoh for a wom an." "And if thoy be women, Rats?" "Then God save 'em both. " to be continued. 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CHKNEY CO., Toledo, Ohio. SSold by Druggists, 76c , linlffip GO M In SENATORS AINST DEATH PENALTY FO, AMERICANS. "E MATTER IABUY DISCUSSED. . j r wlr, Ha) m4 Othar Lead lac Friaadt f th Nr , Kpabllo OIt Warning of DfMtrooa ConaeqaeBM It Wr Court Martial Tardlcta Ara Carrlad Out Mr. Morgan's Position. Washington, Feb. 11. The senators plowed through snow drifts to get to the capitol yesterday. After the preM?nt'a bond me -ge was read and referred to the finance committee, the president's message, giving Mr. Willis' latest dispatches as to the sentences of death in Hawaii, was then read amid impressive silence. Mr. Hale said the tragic and melan choly results foreshadowed by Minis ter Willis showed the imperative need of a cable. It would have averted or postponed this traged?. "But," said Mr. Frye, "they can hang every man in the Hawaiian islands before you get word to them." Mr. Teller said the Hawaiian gov ernment was acting far beyond the demands of the occasion. These death sentences would shock the world. Mr. Teller hoped the commit tee on foreign relations would inaug urate steps toward intervention in order that the death penalties be avoided. Mr. Morgan supported the cable amendment Mr. Morgan then turned his atten tion to the latest dispatch from Min ister Willis. He defined our policy of non-intervention. In doing so, he asked what the United States senate would do if Mr. Kolb sought to forci bly assert his right as governor of Alabama, and in doing so a citizen was killed. In that case it was not for the United States senate or the federal government to act And so with Hawaii We have no concern with her affairs. If Hawaii made a mistake, she must abide by it For himself Mr. Morgan said he would have more respect for Hawaii if she shot a trai tor than if she forgave him. But the best thing for the United States to do was to keep out of this new phase of the subject Mr. Hawley said he had a personal interest in the latest advices from Hawaii. The Mr. Seward under sen tence was well known to him. The senator paid the highest tribute to 8eward's ability and said it was ridic ulous to charge him wHh this con spiracy. Mr. Hale proceeded to urge that the Hawaiian government was mak ing a grave mistake. Sentence by military tribunal was not according1 to our method. Mr. Hale said that the leniency of the North at the close of the rebel lion had been a marvel to the world. Then the senater said: "And if Hawaii now proceeds with these exe cutions, she will be adopting the methods of Mexico and of South America, rather than those of this country, and this young republic should be warned in time that the sentiment thus far favorable to them will be quickly changed, if these exe cutions occur. The American people have thus far sympathized with . Ha waii, but there will be a speedy change if this barbarous course is pursued." Mr. Hoar and Mr. Call said they wished to be put on record as heartily sympathizing with the protest ex pressed by Mr. Hale. WILLIS INTERFERES. Two American? Sentenced to Death by the I'awaiinn Court Vartlal. Washington, Feb. 11. Affairs in Hawaii have taken a turn that has caused the interference of the United States government again, as is made evident by two telegrams sent to congress by the president The first is from United States Minister Willis to Secretary Gresham, reading as follows: Honolulu, Jan. 30, 1895. Revolt over Ninth. Casualties: Government, one, Royalists, two. Court-martial convened 17th; has tried thirty-eight cases; 200 or more to be tried, and daily arrests. Gullick, former min ister, and Seward, minister and major general of the army, both Americans, and Rickard, Englishman, sentenced to death. All heretofore prominent in politics. T. B. 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The Marine band of Washington will give an , en tertainment at Madison Square garden to-morrow night in aid of the fund for a memorial to the late band lead er, P. S. Gilmore. Notice to Non-Resident Defendants, In the DlstrlctCourt in and (or Lancaster county Nebraska. Nancy L. Sargent, 1 Plaintiff. vs. Carlos C. Burr, Mary E. Burr, bis wife; Charlotte N. Darllnttton, D. B, Welch, first name unknown; S. A. Maxwell i. Company, Tbe First National Bank, a corporation ol Seward. Nebraska. Doc. 13-1U. Defendants, f To Charlotte N. Darlington. 8. A. Maxwell A Company and D. B. Welch, first name unknown, non-resident defendants: Ton are hereby notified that on the 12th day ot December, 1894. Nancy L. Sargent, the plalntlfl herein, filed her petition In the above entitled cause ot action in the District Conrt In and (oi Lnncaster county, Nebraska, against the defend ants.Carlos C. Bnrr, Mary E. Bnrr, bis wife; Char lotte N, Darllnirton, D. B. Welch, first nume no known; S. A. 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