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WILMINGTON, DEL., NOVEMBER 22,1879.
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IJre Missing Lettens.
l Untight peihaps Bobbins would
pi'y me, and lit ij me uc<
1 im, It' lie lun V\ Sinj1 hing aliciitHi. in.
■ ttOAlly, Dick." liy said. "this is a
you aie in. I am si a I y for
. V^Rvvquld sooner have had the rascal,
take Hiy life! I exclaimed, *'x can
never face Peakerton again."
•'Well, ho, I don't see hjw you can,
if the .papers are as important as you
say, anil you say, and you lost them
by going on that little spice last uiglit"
Said Kobbius. "But don't be cut up
, fiy it. A Miuui young fellow like yon
needn't lie long out oi a place. Lot
Peakerton slide and go in lor your
chances somewhere else,
say so, Dili
Kneeloml shook his head.
' "It Will be hard lor him get ill with
another man like l'eakeruui," lie ic
, "Well, I suppose so. Then 1 11 tell
Go to him
you what you d bettci do,
boldy witli a maiie-up story,
him }our loom was broken into.—
not while you were oil on a spiee,
ebnrse. Inn niter vmi I,ad ndioiMilioei
'"over vour work. 1 on were awaken« i.
k»y a noise lamp suddenly cxtaiguudiei.
violent, seit tile v\ uh an unknown an
tagonist. who toie himself from voui
hands, knocked you down ami Hen
with the papers. You can give your
delt a httie knock, artel show a torn urn.
blooded shirt-trout, in corrobaiion
Am t this his cue, Jiill Y" •
hyi's Hin.tll bright eyes sparklet
witn lively cmiuing as he projiuset
this. I tinned to Dill, who was mon
grave, l ut who ansvvereu like the oat.
ment] ami tuise counsellor lie was.
"iieaiiy, 1 don't see but what, hi
will have to get out ot the scrape."
i ii teneu with astonishment to thèse
base suggestions, buch, then, wen
the friends 1 hud cherished, tor tlu
sake oi whose society 1 had neglected
my trust, and risked disgiacc and ru
i started up, and retorted with in
''Because I have been a Tool, would
you have me be a coward and a ras
My suspicions of Bobbins were ful
ly confirmed, and 1 now more than
half believed Bill to have been in
league with him. Why not, since
nicy were so ready to counsel me to
base conduct ? It is safe to conclude
tnat those who would nave u act false
L are capable oi acting falsely the go
i .eft them in anger and disgust
hut their words had quite another ei
l'uct un nu; from w lint, might hau
hie i expected. They roused my man
hood. 1 tv as revolted by the dishon
orable propanol, end stu..^ into form
inn a different res. union.
It would not do to leave .Iuds;e Poa
kertou in ignorance of what had oo
eured. The Ica st I could do af
ing the papers was to give him winn
ing of Ino fact. 1 would go to him '
cnnliss cvti\ thing, denounce myself,
and iuciat.ni*. mise fiicutis.
it was now past six o'clock. I hur
ried home to make tnial searah and
inquiry, and get at some solution of
the mystery, if possible, betöre meet
ing the judge.
1 could leant inditing, except that a
i gentleman had cat leu ior me about
I ten o'clock the evening bel ore, when
l was out. lie had gone away, howev
er, a ilium« leaving liis name.
"Did he go to my room V i«jkad.
*'l w tut with him to your room anti
tried the door," said the housekeeper,
•*but it was locked."
"And you saw him go out of the
"Yes, and nobody could have got in
alt 1 1 that without a lateli-key. The
servants were all abed.''
Tins culler w ho did not leave his
name might have been another spy 01
Uidgcociu s. hiiitlns was a mere oqu- j
ami it threw no light on the '
! robbery. lhe boarders wore not yet :
J astir, and it
voum not go non! room
oil"' l,,om 1,1 1,oul '> questioning |
1 TwoOr tlirSe appealed juk as t
! 4 h aving the home nut they hau i
j setJ11 no HlMugc person m the halls ot
j "h»* 11 before, except ilib young man i
■ ciuiie lo st * e Rneehilul, and woi
1 out with is. me la I at aim ine.
• "Joui l diit Imar some decided stum
bling up stairs at about mut uigut, '
one ; a point
eii i mu not
1 luul now h.ueiy tuny to reach
a lie hour
s house -u seven
r. liât l appointed
.ngllie copied letiu>
1 dont know :
:verai pouuus ot
• a halt» what
iy heart Hcumcd like,—a !
.was so laav.), a
when i setout oil m t y uieadiui eiranu.
ii was lUi .mg: siui,—a com, um-, !
• usniag pencil a whig rain, but mat uiu
inte a nicleh going to tlio gal- |
L.yet so nery liol,
lews ; out v
»ne laie heioro him ; lut
ap to ii ; ue is at peace compared
♦win a ciiipnt like me, going to eon
acss it> a man iike Peakerton the ru
m i hau brought iij»ju ins client's
Only loose who have been in a like, j
situation will know just what 1 mean j
win a i say mat death would have, j
been welcome u ittunlit have relieved
mat it mine
mai ; lie uj
• »V mil i icacneu mo house, L walken ;
liceehhity aim j
aaveil me ironi uisgiacvi.
j oy, lealilig to cuter ; i wished »u put
; on limn ire last moment the mtleui 1
was to go tiuough. As 1 hesitated
sick, taint, undecided, and saw a man
coming iioin the opposite direction, j
it was Fenhoim, reakerton syoung
es partner, lue sight of him adued
to my misery. Re was going to th e
house ; he w oiuilJJwitness my kuinj ha
(Continued on 4th. page
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