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THE PENDRAGONS
WENTE TUE TEE EVE9nIG BTAE BY
Inmamcx . EURTO.
CHAPTER 1.
pose has happened now?
llv thunder! What do
you suppose can have
happened? Eh? By the
mischief! Humph!
What do you think?"
It was thus that old
John Pendragon
snorted and raved when
onec we were within
the security of my pri
vate office. I had kept
him waiting several
Minulate and during the delay the accumulated
passions and other emotnsa of a day had
been Struggling for utterance. I *hall nr
forgot the picture he presented-a al broad
shouldered man. heavy and sturdy as an oak,
Gobed esmplexio and half-gray hair; his shaven
face et in hard. determined lines. that hadl
e party traced teby character and
pertly by close application to work for many
years; he est with his hants gripping the arms
of the chair into which he had thrown himself
and gEred at no from under shaggy eyebrows.
"Well. Pen. I said quietly. for I knew that
my Old friend's explosiveness never boded any
thing that other people would consider as s
lins. "whatIn it? Has your cook struck?"
"Numph!" he snorted. *I should may not.
Mang the coek! Woa't voin take me seriously"
Listeu: Jam wants to get married "
With this the lawyer banged himself against
On back of his chair and looke-l at we as if he
expected me to throw up my handls or faint or
emwisim against fate. or sometbing of the
eeit, and whem I simply looked as sympathetic
an I clet and cautiously remarked. "Well?"
he worked himself into a paroxysm of excite
meat.
"WeWr he exclaimed. "It is not at all well,
dr! Coeaend it. do you understand me! Jim.
Jim. I tel yoL ' my boy Jim has set his thun
dering mind on gettirn married. Now what
do yes think of that, eh?"
Good old Pendragon! How hard he made it
for his friends at times! What could I isay?
Uwe was an episode in his career that appealed
te him with isatnie force, and to me at could
only seem as a very natural, probably com
neMahie, episode in the career of his son.
What had I to do with it? The question was
britasing and the impulse was strong to dim
mis the afair as one that concerned me not at
all; but the long intimacy with Pendragon. the
mmory of his never-failing. never-faltering
ty his friends, happily restrained the
haLet utterance that sprung to the edges of
my lipe. From his point of view he was in
trmble; it was my part an a friend to counsel
Wih him patiently. and to the best of my
ability I did so. If I had not I should not now
tke the pleasure I do in relating the romance
Outcome to pass: for. vieldingto his imperious
temper. I heard the facts of an interesting sit
Uation and so came in the way of learning of
sebsequent events. although one or two links
in the chain of circumstances were supplied as
a time long after the chief end of the story had
become known to everybody.
"So, my friend," I said, smothering my im
patience. 'it has come to that. has it? Well.
you wert. married once. you know."
Aye, so I was. God bless the day!" he ex
Slimed; "bat.as you well know. it was not until
I had fought my way unaided to a position in
the world where my ability to support a family
deeutly was usquestioned. I knew where I
steed. I had money in the bank. I had good
entoa, yea among them, confound your un
syepathetic topknot! When I was Jim's age
I was grabbing away like sin in a country law
eMe. I was glad to be able to meet my board
biR andwear store clothes. and if it hadn't been
that fellows in business are bound to get
into hition I'd have been grubbing still, I
g 0 oMatter, that's past and well done,
tee, I I can Agure my bank balance correctly.
And by Gam Bill. ain't I still grubbing for you?
I med to be glad to get a *5 retaining fee
may's the time rve undertaken a case
Wish no fee at all-and now. if you
want John Pendragon you're sure to come
up with a check for *5A.. Haven't I earned
my riht to commad that kind of a fee? Lord
Marry! I remember when a poor, unfortunate
$411S *anted to sue his employer for 4, his
wo0ks wages. ie'd been helping dig a cellar
and the underpinmng wse an the spot ready to
=be L I just went to work and laid an at
on the underpinning, by thunder,
and get a stleupent quicker'n seat! That's
hawing for you, huh, huh !" and old Pendragon
Vt of into a tempest of laughter at the remi
niseee. It bad dome him good thus to recall
his 1 11111 and he was in a much better
frame of mind to listen to reason than when be
came in. After a moment he continued with a
sebdued earnestness that was almost pathetac:
"Now, Jim, you see. is only twenty-four. I've
S him a e"tege education and done every.
es I could to At him properly for mak
ing kattle in better shape than I did. You
may my that Ive got enough to provide for
hm, but I tell you, old man, it wouldn't be
sir to Jim, Ignoruat little chap, to et him up
in the world without any idea of the value of a
dear, and that's sn nothing of Jim's chil
den. Thunder and ar, man. I haven't got
neugto provide all posterity with a comfort
b hung, much as I'd lik to. No. ir! my
boy's get to leawn to ight his own way, and
a8t's why I put himn at the bottom of the lad
der in my own ollice. When I was his age I
harred sentiment. I went to my attic room con
tent to know that I could pay a dollar a week
Se the rent of it. I shut that thing we call
heart against all snares, and kept it shut until
imwa ready to consider seomething else besides
stegge and money. I ho~ Jim would do
Se , and he won't. W Ito do with
"It's herd to say," I responded; "I don't
kaew the circumetancee. Your son has always
ress e e am a sterlhng fellow. level headed
etprone to foolishneen To be plain,
whoea doehe want to marry?"
"Trhat's just it." said P'endrsgon; "I don't
hbew her. I believe her name is Ingalls. Froms
what Jim says I judge her to be one of these
pagstmn grim yo knw.nice and orna
lekat 'eem accidentally. Her folk. have got
menough mnoney to eahle them to poke
beishese above the crowil. and not eoogh
to do ay more, Thef wve given the girl all the
hilh of high life; ee accomplished, she can
plng the psano, sing froam the opera, paint
sees and ake lace Sligree for the beck of
your chair. I presumne she reads Browning,
and she could probably parley Yous with a
henchman; but pot up a leaf of bread.wash the
dishes, teadle bebies round the block or do
anything eise sefulf I guess not ! I wouldn't
sestosaymind, you know, if she was either im
meesy rich or desperately poor. In either
ea - n generation would be provided for, and
better. in my estimation, under the latter cir
aMo my dear old friend rattled on, getting
~emr every moment, miening to and a grate
Sot roefe in aburdening himself to a liste~ner;
hut no guiet aoggeetions, no pla in behalf of
his mea yowm life and it. promise of happi
asm and encce.s, woald avai to shake the ese
terinatien which he had sought my odies to
ee ahterial means at
"I den's want to meet the girl." he sai-. "I
hbew enogh Jima may amarry her and hustle
fer himelf. f he'll wait patiently for a timae
hoe aa selet for hinmo-lf, and many mature judg
meat be the eoasellor to has afectioos!"
Those wes really nothing to oppose to this
So was senedble. even kindly, and Jim would
better take advantage of his father's genuinely
eiscrteonae interest in his welfaro. I was old
emough to see that the fncy of twenty-four
might be but a paining shadow. better to pams
nway ewthan remain a life-long blight upon a
ete. That was the frame of min an which
ad ?eu*agen left mse, and yet, as I thought of
Jim, a chip et the old block if ever them, was
em, I deeaded to learn of the outcosme of the
a enobetween father and eon. That out
em ai holern and I will narrate it in the
eader eftits occuirrwce rather than in the eider
in whisk them facto were brought to amy
cHAPTER U.
Ee B week after the eevermiatie noted
aseJ~ ehnedragon and his son James eon
sed to meet dolly in the lawyer's Wall street
ofioand to perform their bspective shares
of Goweak shamng froam the old men's lucre
Moe pam5e. Jemee was not a partner in the
bsnes. Ne held there actually the intatien
et. esk, and asceding to his father's theory
he wedd have to tan. his chames for advanso
meat ander the -mm -onats- that weuld be
imposed upon the douse er so ether eirs In
as ae, M, as his frends well know, John
Peaee -a by means the sern Sparton
Gas ed tobhet he aily delinsd his
boy, f hemade any mesbeesi ta osing
the go.ap thss esteeshinEed be haid to
huanand wtat alt to
m:wsetom ......' "at eat..s
ease es~ase -e noble and asses.
It pleased the old man immensely that for a
week after Jim had expressed a desire to be
maed the young man stuck diligently to his
books. made out the routine papeW5 and dis
cussed minor cases with clients th as much
industry as if romance were not ssible to his
nature. Not a wbrd had been about mat
rimony, and things went on, therefore, as usual
until one day, toward the class of business
hours. old John called young Jim into the
private office and said:
"James"-it was always James when formal
business was at hand and always Jim when the
father was either affectionate or irritated
"Jame. you have been now more than two
years out of college and during that tame you
hare done pretty well in this busines& You
might have done a heap sight better in college
if your idiotic father hadn't given you so much
money to spend. However. you got your sheep
akin and you know my sentiments on that mat
ter. You haven't done half badly here and I've
made up my mind to promote you. Under
6tand, James, you are at liberty to withdraw
now and become anything you choose. Do
you want to be an actor?"
"No, governor," replied Jim, 1 can't act."
"I thought so when I saw your tomfoolery in
the amateur performance last winter. Want to
be a literary man, or an artist, or an amateur
photographer?"
"No. governor. I want to be a lawyer."
".Good on your head! I always believed
somehow or other in your horse esse. Now,
listen, James-this is the last place where the
roads divide; there ain't any more turns.
You're lake a sun who has served her novitiate.
From this day you either remain in the world.
a clerk in my otlice, if you Like or you become
a lawyer. You choose to take the veil, eh?
All right. You are a lawyer. Yoa've been ad
mitted to the bar. Now. I make you my part
ner. the flr-, and. God grant, the only one I
shall ever associate with. it still, you young
scamp! No thanks! You've earned your
rights. but you d:on't suppose, do you, that
you're going to become an equal partner all at
once? Not much. When your talent and ex
perience bring as much to the business as
mino do you share even, &ad not till then.
Me;,ntime. Ill show you how you can get on."
Thereupon old Pendragon went into an ex
-dninon of an elaborate plan whereby Jim, if
.. should prove able and faithful, would in
crease his annual income from a very modest
beginning to an amount that would serve hand
somely for any reasonable man. Old John took
Eains, while saying nothing of matrimony, to
imprese it upon Jim's mind that it would be
many years at the best before he could reason
ably think of taking a wife. And James Pen
dragon, son of his father, held his peace and
bided his time, all the while determined to out
wit the old gentleman at the earliest opportu
nity.
"And, by the way, Jim," said old John when
all the arrangements had been concluded, "in
your partial capacity of odice manager I sug
gest tat you improve the clerical force. I
can't look after them in detail, but there are
certainly some careless people in our employ.
That typewriter, for instance, made me spend
a solId hour correcting her errors in the tran
scription of a aomplaint the other day. That's
only an instance, mind, and if you can im
prove the service of the oflice go ahead and do
Jim left the oeice that afternoon deeply im
pressed with the change in his relation to busi
ness and life in general. Far into the night he
lay awake thinking, giving a considerable share
of attention to the immt diate needs of the Wall
street office and a good deal more to methods
and schemes that might accelerate his own
progress and conduce to the desired develop
ment of the romance that glowed in his heart.
All this made him unusually grave the next
day. The energy with which he went about his
work was not infrequently nullified by a blar-k
pause in which he found himself reflecting
solely upon his individual affairs. After several
recurrences of thess pauses he decided that this
would never do and be set himself resolutely
to the affairs of the office. He would settle the
matter of the careless typewriter at once and
accordingly he summoned the young lady to
him. He fully intended to give her a week's
notice, but before she had reached his private
room it occurred to him that he ought first to
provide a competent successor and then dis
miss the present incumbent with a week's extra
pay, thus instantly improving the service: and
this thought was followed by another of such
momentous importance that when the young
lady opened te door he said with a fUce that
waL. all smiles:
"1 beg your pardon, Miss Hastings; I And I
do not need you just now," and Mass Hastings
retired to resume her novel, much pleased at
the circumstance.
All the rest of the day Jim worked furiously.
but that he was half conscious o. his new
thought was shown by the amused smug that
hickered across his face every few minutes.
He left the office a little earlier than usual and
went to one of the several "schools" of type
writing that ourish in New York, inatitaoutns
where young women learn to be operators and
pay for their tuition out at t. wages they
receive for an Unknewn time after they have
secured employment. Young Pendragon asked
many questions about the cost of Warning to
use the machine, the time required to acquire
proficiency and the like, and nefore he left he
and made a provisional arrangement for a
special pupil, who was to be favored with all
manner of careful attention, to the end that
her progress might be as rapid as possible.
Then he went home with a bounding heart,
and that amused smile never left his face.
In the evening he went directly to a preten
tious-looking house up town. The elaborate
engraving upon the doorplate reduced to plain
Engh type was
Mim lagnlls was at hosse-Jim knew she
would be-and between them there ensued an
interview which proved to be of the utmost
importance to the young man and without
which this story might have been impossible.
Just what the conversation was need not be
stated; in fact I could not repeat the phrases if
I would; but it doesn't matter, as the results
are the only things that concern us. Jim came
down the steps late in the evening, a smile still
upon his face, a little mere det and determined,
perhaps, than before, but yet a smille, sand his
step was as firm and his pace as rapid as before.
During the next several weeks there were as
many different typewriters employed in the
P'endragoua' office. None of them succeeded
in staiting the captious fancy of the younger
partner, but not one left his emuloyment be
fore ha had secured am opportunity for her
elsewhere. With each change there ensued
brief communiatis between the mistress ef
the "school" and young Pendragon, a wonder
ful boy in the latter's office acting as the bearer
of dispatches. The frequency of these errands
distur bed the serenity of this boy's reflections,
but he could make nothing out of them.
"I den t see wot's got into Jim," he confided
to his next superior.a minor clerk who dreamedl
that some day he would read law; "all de girls
up to de school an' do woman wos runs at is
gittin' enter me. W'en dey sees me come In
with a note from Jim dew grin an' seems to be
askin' 'who next?' It makes me blush, it does,
an' I don't like It."
The office boy was not the only one who ob
served and commented upon the frequent
changes at the writing smachine.
"~sy, Jim," exclaimed old John Pendragon
bursting into his son's room one mnorning, '-If
this procession in going to keep up much longer I
,,ish you'd catalogue 'em or stick tags on 'em
or something of that kind so that I can knew
what to call 'em. Why not number the girls,
oh? Blessed if I didn't come near mistaning
your latest for a client!"
Young Pendragon leaned hack In his chair
just after the manner of his father when as
rione sattere were under discussion and re
plied gravely:
"It must be something of a n.mn gov
ernor. I feel It myself and far that very reason I
am anxious to get a typewriter who can he de
pended on to stay, one who will be perfeetlj
satisfactory. Well hit it very seem, I think.
have a young lady in view whose serviess can
be obtained before long, and I am pretty sure
she will suit."
"Oh, it's all right, Jima, of eoarns It's all:
right," said oldt John bodhuamoredly. "I|
don't know what's been tematter with all the
othere, but you have to see their work matre
than I do, so I a'pose yen knew. Manstim.
what's this one's *arj
''Jones."
"Miss, I s'pase? All right. I'n go and get
acquanted with Miss Jones, and as see. as we
begin to understad each other and knw eh
other by sight, we will make em' bew te Miss
limith and say goad-bye teG Miss Jones, eb?'
Jima smiled, but ade ne rep y, and his father
returned to his mw rooma. lsyoung lady in
question was sitting patiently by his desk whr
he had left her, her hneri resting lightly en
the keyboard of her machine. It wa as ifsh
were afrnid of besing valuable time by amydelg
in the movement ot her hands.
"Are yes famaliar with atherminelogy et
law, Miss Jemmi' inquired aid liea=r==es
esspd. I seeher iet
she was artss
"I-I de Ses bee, ir," she responded ti.
idly: "I -en amat.e aegh at the ssheet
we had toeog papes s eat mea
learn tuurnin
"Is the ym M ~m emlymem*
-lee, ear, we iise se ale n
adible. mUe et aqm and se
he ein s~ghees asd
seesQaeMal te
the gass nger bsae ambed
oSM have eu
"don't be uneasy on that account. rm not
wholly a bear and I hope to me you got 0n
splendidly."
Miss Jones winked back her threatened tears,
and bending her bead low over the keboard
Proceeded to rattle of several letters oom
mendable rapidity, not infrequently pausing
while Mr. Pendragon collected hin ideas for a
new sentence. When the task was done the old
lawyer looked over the work. found it free from
serious error, and was impelled to encourage
Mis Jones by expressing his latifaction; but
he did not act on the impulse. Mie Jones had
retired to the main office, and old John
theoght how unwise it would be for him to en
cour age her when the permanency of her em
ployment really depended upon his mon.
"She'll probably go.likethe rest of 'em,at the
end of a week." said old John to himself, and
after that he thought no more about the matter.
CHAPTER IIL
Another week began, however, and Kis Jones
had not been dismissed. The sagacious office
boy eyed her sharply during the morning until
she was summoned to "take" letters for young
Pendragon. Then he remarked to his confidant:
"I wa" waitin' all t'rough Sat'day fer Jim to
send me uT to ds school to get a new girl. But
he forgot Lt"
"Why wha's the matter with Jonesy!" in
quired the ambitious clerk.
".Nothing that I know of," replied the boy,
"but wot ailed all de others,. I'd like to know?
Oh, Jonesy'll have to go, you hear me talk!"
Another week slipped by, and, to the boy's
unutterable astouishment, Miss Jones did not
receive her dismissal. It worried him a good
deal to ea his reputation as a prophet endan
gered, but he admitted that it would give him
great relief if he could but feel certain that he
would not again have to face the young women
at the school. It occurred to the senior part
ner. too. that an unusual period had elapsed
since he had had to familiarize himself with
the appearance and methods of a new type
writer.
"Getting on well, Mine Jone0?" he asked sud
denly one day during the third week of her
employment.
- hope mo, sir," she replied, looking up in
aurree.
"Well, don't you know whether you are or
not?" thundered old John.
Miss Jones smiled roguishly. She had learned
something about the harmlessness of Pen
dragon senior's bark.
"I think you should know more about that
than I, sir," she said.
"Don't know the first thing about it," re
torted John sharply. "Can't you see that my
son runs this office so far am routine details go?
He employed you and he's got to be satisfied.
Irve no fault to find, not a bit, and I don't want
to alarm you, Miss Jones, but my son James
is-ali-exceedingly particular. When you suit
him you can may you re doing well."
"Mr. James has not found any fault with me
yet, sir." said Mins Jones, blushing like a rose
and looking down at her hands.
"Glad of it," commented John, and forth
with they resumed work.
MiUs Jones had been with the Pendragons
about a month when there came one of thoe
days that carry irritability in the atmosphere.
Every body in the office, excepting possibly
Miss Jones, was affected by it. And it hap
pened, an it always does on such days, that
there Was a vast amount of important work on
hand. The head clerk directe. his wrath at
the office boy, young Pendragon spoke sharply
to the ambitious under clerk, old John stormei
in and cut of his room, thundering at every
body, and inl the absence of the partners the
clerks and stadents complained to each other
and growling was general Miss Jones was
silent through the storm, copying away for
dear him upon a lone series of verbose docu
ments that were wanted in a hurry. Her lips
were tightly set together, her pretty brows
were contracted in the intensity of her emer
tion and the keys rattled like a miniature
spinning mall. Presently old John stamped
out of his room.
"Got that answer ready?" he demanad
roughly.
Siss Jones' cheek paled. The best operator
in the world could not have tinished the task
within an hour iater.
"No. sir." she responded in a low voice,
keeping h.ard at her work.
"flumpl !" growled the lawyer discontent
edly as he stamped back and slammed his
door.
A half hour passed with various demonstra
tions of the mental storm in the senernl office.
Mass Jo.es suddenly stooped and looked blankly
at the C:ocumeunt that shie was copying. .3he
read the long, involved sentence before her
three or iour times over; what coklJ he the
matter with it? Mhe looked back at the title of
the case; then she hastily read a certin sec
tion in the complAit. and her hands trembled
so that the leaves rattled. Could it be that
either of the Pesdragons had made' an error?
That a word had beei inserted that absolutely
nullified the intent and effect of the agree
ment? What should she do? Was it her busi
ness to question the correctness of her cm
ployer a ianguage? And on such a day?
Once more she scanned the criticalsenitence,
took her resolution quickly and carried the
document into John rendragon's roomn. The
old lawyer looked up from his desk, where he
was in a deep discusbion with a client.
"Got that ready?' he aske'l sharply.
"No. sir," replied Miss Jonei; and it seemed
to her as if her voice came from somewhere on
the other side of the world.
"Well, what is it?" exclaimed the lawyer be
fore she could go on.
"I am so atraid. Mr. Pendragon," fluttered
Miss Jones, "that there is a mistake here
that--"
"Mistake !" Old John's voice was a terrify
ing roar. "Miatake!! gool gracious, young
woman, what do you mean? what do you know
about law? what-what--here, let me see the
thing."
Trembling from head to foot and utte? ly un
able to speak Misa Jaones laid down the docu
ment and pointed to the suspicious word. The
lawyer growled inarticulately as he studied the
page.
"Thunder and guns!" he exclaimed sud
denly. "who the-what-how-ugh!" and ho
seized a pencil amid drew a heavy line through
the fatal word. "Hurry np, now," ha added as
harshly as before, and Miss Jones withdrew,
leaving him in a state of continual explosion.
from which came strang'e remarks about S1an'
Hill, Lord Harry, thunder and other terrible
things. When she resumed her work her agi
tation was so great that she could hardly strike
the keys, and though that wore away after a
few moments she could anot make up her mind
whether she had done right or not in calling
Mr. Pendragon's attention to the error. The
copying completed she took the documents to
the old lawyer, who received them without a
word, and at the close of that trying day Miss
Jones wan still in doubt concerning the wisdom
of her course.
Next day John summoned Jim into his pres
ence.
"Jamee," maid he with a hesitancy unusual
with him. "how do you line Miss Jones? I
mean how doe. she ge t on'?"
James had with difeicuty suppressed a start
of surprise, but he answered gravely, "I find
her a very msactory operator."
."Ah !" continued John, much relieved, "I'm
glad to hear it. She's certainly a very extra
ordinary young woman. and I ho pa we shall be
able to keep her. She really performed a very
valuable little service yesterday ini detecting an
error in our anewer. So different from the
ordinary operator. Most of 'em work right on,
patting down letters with no more Idea of the
meaning than as if -twam Greek. And, I my,
Jams,I[wouldn't have spken of itmoearnestly.
but I was in a tantrum alday yesterday, and
I'm afraid I hurt her feelings. Of course I
shall tell her that I apreciate her cleverness,
but I thought you might tell her that I'm not
such a confounded curmudgeon as I am."
Youpg. iPendragon smiled, and replied that
he would try to see that the young lady should
not be unduly disturbed, and as he left the
reom he nearly burst out laughing. He pe
served his gravity, however, and when he ha
reaghed his desk be pressed a button that
brought the maplent offce boy before him.
"Ask Miss Jones to step in, please," meld $iss.
A moment later Miss Jones entered, and after
she bad closed the door, this extraordinary die
zoug Pndrgon"Laythe--"
Miss Jaes, (startled}-''Oh! ekI you
mustn't!"
loung Pendrago-"I know, bat!I eealdn't
help it this timea. Keep your, distance, but
lisen;the vernor -Is all ea sbeae. h
spokaeha. y to you yesterda y uesong ho
apologse but he wans me to smy that he
ameans It.
Miss * ee'O *e' let him epelegmse
Young enrg-"It dos't matse.
med' ay ow, Miss Jesas please
amaa treeespse hiscomplaint?"
- ldJea sae isamends to the teutr
awhardly hut honemty, and he wee met a Utle
-sretn and embarrassed when Kims Jeses
-ammmedsemething and began to cry,
"'These, these!" he exa-am-e- "you sta't
bel se sheet It. It'llhappen agi l~stha.
nat, and next timeo yes west m ind it, Osa
bumad it. go and talk to mym ebeut t."
Thin -----= Kim Jose. byn uify
bat net i-mmiay. shes elattared awayMa
her -macin nf dayfeng. and thehsmeu
tag toI ,Yebiage messed to he en liee
-se in the .6..ae atshe
a. -o ha e eeem hem
I ot no eyes? But it don't amount to any
thing."
"How do you know?" inquired the lerk,who
had an ill-disguIsed reepet for the wisdom
and perception of his junir associate.
"''ause he's engaged to agirl named Ingalls,
I used to take bokays of flowers to her from
him every day he got off. Ain't had that
ob for more'n a mon and rm glad of it.
PApo they're.married now Jim's a partner."
Now it so happened that the elder Pendragon
overheard the oee boy's last remarks and the
result was a summons for Jim.
James," he said, with awful gravity. "you
remember my views regarding your getting
married?"
"I do. sir," replied Jim, with corresponding
snolemnity.
"Well?' cried the old man after a pause.
"I've nothing more to say on that subject
Just at present, governor," maid Jim. smiling,
and that ended the conversation for the mo
ment.
Old John was puzzled. Irritated at his son's
reticence and self-possession.
"I.s the young scamp trying to outwit me
someway? ' he thought. Then he called the
young man in again.
"James," he said. "are you married?"
At this Jim laughed heartily.
"On my word, governor," he replied sober
ing. "I am not married."
"All right. all right," returned John trying
to conceal his relief under a show of temper,
"see that you don't make a fool of yourself."
CHAPTER IM.
Young men should be exceedingly discreet in
conducting their love affairs, especially when
there is a stern parent in the way vad the no
cessities of business keep all three parties in
the same office. Matters had drifted along as
usual for perhaps a week, when young Pen
dragon so far forgot discretion as to caro Miss
Jones' curly head gently as she sat at his side
"taking" dictation, and as luck would have it,
old Pendragon entered the room just at that
moment. Whatever the senior partner came to
say is unknown to the narrator; what he did
say, in a tone tas cold and level as a sheet of
ice, was:
"James, I want to sN you a moment."
He shut the door softly and walked slowly to
his own room. Jim and the typewriter looked
blankly at each other a moment. Then Jim
rose and said:
"Come, Lacy; we must fae the musie, and
it's just as wefl now as later."
So they went together to old Pendragon's
private office. The senior partner scowled
angrily at Miss Jones.
"James," he said, "I asked to see you, not
Miss Jones. I was goin, to tell you to And a
new typewriter at once. '
"I expected that that would be your com
mand, sir, and if you Insist, I will discharge
Miss Jones now. That, however, will make no
difference in my relations to her. We are en
gaged to be married."
"Wha-wha- Nonsense !" roared old John.
Then, in a tone of exceeding bitterness: "So
you've thought to trick your father, have youy
Tried to get me interested in your sweetheart.
have you, by introducing her into my office, so
that shemight make a fool of me I Oh, Jim! I
didn't think you'd do that !"
"And I haven't done that." said Jim. "I
never had seen Miss Jones before she came to
this office as an employs.,
The old lawyer's eyes bulged in astonished
incredulity.
"Isn't your came Ingalls?" he gasped, ad
dressing the typewriter.
'No, ir,' she replied, soared half to death.
*'What is it, then?"
"Lucy Jones, sir."
"The foct is, governor," said Jim, "I did
have an idea of getting Miss Ingallsato learb
the machine and come in here unter an as
sumed name, but when I suggested it to her
she scorned the idea of taking up such meniai
occupation for any purpose. in short. she
herself brought about my disillusion in that di
rectionl, and we have not met since. You were
right in saying that my fancy there was folly.
In this instance I know better, but I have n'ot
intended to be rash. Lucy and I are not
disposed to get married after an acquaintance
of two months. but, we do love each other, and
it we continue to we shall get married some
day."
"Please, Mr. Pendragon," added Lucy. wJen
that gentleman could find no words to express
himself. "I am very sorry if I have offende.1
you. I didn't mean to; I--Jim-1 just couldn't
Delp it!"
Old John grunted.
"Can you make bread?" he demanded.
grufly.
"Oh. yes, indeed," answered Lucy. brighten
ing; "I can do everything needful about a
hou.e. I was brought up to at home, where I
did all the work, and I learned the typewriter
just because -because I 4sdn't ay home left
to de the weets Ina."
John'grunted again. this time rather genti.
Lucy had hidden her face against Jina'.
shoulder to conceal her tears, and Jim locked
first tenderly at her and then with a quit
steadfastness at his father.
*-Thunderation!" roared the latter, after a
moment; "what am I to do for an expert type
writer after you're married?"
"Why, air," replied Lucy, raising her head
and smiling through her tears, "vou can bae
me if you want me! As long as'Jim doesu t
make very much money we intend to work
right along here together, and I would want to
work where he is always. Don't yon see."
There is surely no need of detailing this scene
further. Of course old John Pendragon be
haved properly, and when the marriage took
place there was not lacking a certain piece of
paper with his name at the bottom that testilled
better than snything else could how harmless
was the old mhan's bark and how true his heart.
"I would never have supposed the governor
would be so liberal." said Jim Pendragon to me
when he was relating his share in the incident
that made up his romance.
A MARINE PARADOX.
Great Shipe Foundered by Galse Tharough
Which Samall Beate Live.
From the nt. Nicholas.
Many of you have stood on the beach at the
seaside and watched the seam rolling in heavy
breakers after a storm, curling and crashing
into volumes of foam and broken water, with
such force as to send them sweeping up almost
to your feet. It is through such waves that
men who follow the sea must at times pass in
reaching the shore; but not through one or
two on a smooth, quick-shelving beach, but
through thirty or forty, perhaps, covering a
mile oi treacherous shoals, and at places surg
ing between jagged reefs and hue boulders.
With intense interest we redof dreadful
shipwrecks almost every week. The survivors
tell how the big ahip labored and strurled
through monster billows and shrieking in&
under black flying clouds and amid jage
streaks of lightning, until, mastless ad hep
less, she lay exhausted In the trough of the sea,
and passively received the crashing deluge of
merciless waves until she sank.
They tell how they, poor, puny human be
ings, clung to helm and pumps till the great
ship's struggles were over and It became evi
dent that she could carry them no longer; then
how they hastily threw a ak of water and a
few provisions into some remaining beat and
at a favorable moment launched upon the
angry waters in a craft so frail that it seemed
aitall on board were doomed to instant
destruction.
Here comes the strangest part of their nar
rative. Read all such accounts earefully and
you will find that in nearly evr ease where
such a little boat is safely launched from an
abandoned ship It floats and drifts for days and
even weeks en the open ocean, living through
the dreadful tempest whisk wreeked the big
ship, sailing buoyantly through calmer es,
and finally bringing the survivess within ight
of other sisor lands.
That met Agna.a
Ue-'"Bew happy I shall he st~le bgIS
3e~ee em metk happiar Gas U I Me 60.
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eme in am.~s nown ua.-rr was nor na
18W tAr Eacaux oncauvin 3s 1aa e
wnaas =aSM= smams.~fa A s
7em the New York B3a.
T E B1E HADY IT O nGIN IN
Europe. In [email protected]" a carriage re'pairer of
Pari, named Michaux, conceived the idea, and
after sundry experiments he fitted rude crank
and padale to the front wheel of a bobby bore
improvised the velocipede, and put his inven'
tion before the public. Shortly after Michaux's
experiments. Pierre Latmnt of Paris eon
A 3s3l or 1806.
esived the idea of a better equipment of pedal
and oranks. This inventor, after numerous
trials, was eueceseful in attaching more practi
eel cranks and pedals to the velocipede, and te
him is given the credit of the invention of thi
bicycle.
His machine did not take well in England.
In fact, until the Americans became interested,
It received no attention whatever. Lalle
ments velocipede was a much more finished
article than Michaux's and, excepting the
heavy wooden wheels and ponderous iron fit
tings. was similar in design, though ungeared,
to the rear driving safety of today. Lalle
ment's wheel first appeared in 1868. This was
some eight years after Michaux's attempt to
introduce his idea. Both men worked inde
pendently upon their ideas and, although fol
lowing the same lines, were doing so uneon
scious of one another's work.
Lallement came to America in 1864. but at
that time did not succeed in inducing capital
ists to push his invention. When he retnrned
to England in 1866 Michaux had added a
brake and several minor improvements to his
wheel and in 1867 showed the same at the ex
position. From that year on the velocipede
became very popular in England.
During the time that both Michanx and Lal
lement were improving their models in Englani'
their chief aim seened to be the aiddition of
smail improvements, with an utter disregard
of lessoning the weight, &c. The machine
A acINO :1:.I. IN 1 68.
which is credited with being the first one ever
corstructedl. i4 a very crude affair. and now
ran:ks as a curiositv. (on.arisons with it and
the wheel of todLv show the most marked im
proveinnt.
Calvin Wittv of 215 Willonghby avenue.
Brooklyn. wit in 1809 the largest manufncturer
o bicycles in this countrv. Witty virtnally in
trodued the wheel in this conn try. Hitt at
tention was drawn to the bicycle through r
inchine brought over in 1809 by the well
known acrobat4. the Haion brothers-William.
G~eorge mund Thimay. Through their ersua
sions to interest hinsw if in their wheel he con
eludd to take hold of it. lie secured patents
an tChe Hun!on m.1dr and began the manufar
Lure of the bicycle. He suon learned that
James Ca roll of New Haven Lad previously
taktn ont patent4 on tho bicycle. Mr. Witt
communicated with the latter. and learned that
P rr. Lallemrn of P: ria had had a model of a
machine which ias verv practicnl: but. lack
ing funda during his aojourn in this country.
liad been nuablo topish his modol. Mr. Car
roll had furnished the money. and had tIe
whcel patented on November 20. 1866. This
was some three yeairs previous to the issuance
Dr Mr. Witty's Iatent, aad const-qttently in the
riaaufacturing of his wheels he was in'ringing
A RACINO WHRL in 1T69.
*pon Mr. Carroll a rehts. This fact was
learned in 1869. Desiring the exclusive right
to manufacture bicycles in this country. Mr.
Witty purchased the rights of Mr. C::rroll for
k5.000 and Mr. Lallemens's for 013,000, maaking
the total purchase price $18.000.
Numerous but futile uttempte had been
made to introduce the bici-cle in this countrv
early in the sixties, but it remained for Mr.
Witty to introduce the wheel successfully. His
purchasse from Messrs. Carroll and Lailecment
of their rights included a two-wheeled veloci
e.s embodying guarding arms and treadler.
mmediately upon making bis purchase he
started to manufacture the wheels. Upon put
ting the first consignment upon the market
the idea struck the popular favor and be read
ily found purchasers. At the outset of his
venture he was unable to supply the de
mend for wheels and cleared in profits
@1,000 a day. While at the height of his
success he was confronted with an additional
ebetacle. He was informed that there existed
In Newark. N. 7., a velocipede of the same
oharacter which he was turning out. This
macbins he also purchased, paying @1.030.
Altogether, his efforts to obtain the exclusive
vieeto smanufhetere the wheel oest him a
rtysum, but his earnings were enormsous,
an eemeidered that he could easil expn
eensiderable money to seesre the en~r rih
of manufaetaring, as hi. reterms predieted a
After his peeaeof the Newark wheel the
imet was dv7 that the ===hine was minus
tr al.nobe oie from the hms
te. 'fast wee ==hnwa to Mr. WSV
the time of his pereheme. "This weiw
made in INS. The emly way tom~e4
alr wasetoethe feeti a a eansetf
ties. UpO. as Incline a persa, who N
maintain his equilibrium wee eairlg
upes a level streteb there was neosbi
mm . ee o the maehtae Jna sl%
desribed.
41as AserIms elima d
uille a helin this esmatry. He is new
estve iterest in thebaismn
afewan3hs pres. The
3es mesmprie t
55an eb Ts hes
awuv his shine al he hs to do is toh
.'* This Jan wa rebted in Mr. Witei
pessoer.
Tbem I ariy mamhia. reiiaed 1r S1W am
IX 2MY wwe very eggemagsa girg
weighing 100 pounds and over. Only a fewo
them are now in existence. CoL Po of Boo
ton has in his posession the origin;X10llAmes
wheel. in size. weight an general construtiou
it in similar to the relies here describe&
The 189 wheel of Mr. Witty's is the Aro
ratchet motion velecipede ever constructed
One revolution of the treadle makes three rev*
lutions of the wheel This wheel is well con
strueted of strong wood, with steel tires. Tb.
front wheel is slightly larger than the rear me
The machine weighs about 125 pounds.
The Manhattan Bicycle Club have one of the
early racing machines in their possessi n. Thil
wheel is constructed on much Ihe same lines ai
the regular road wheels. The attempts t
lighten the weight of the machine were suocae
ful by about ten pounds. The racing whee
weighs over ninety pounds.
L. N. Bullard of Yonkers has in his poesm
sion a wheel made in 1869. It is constracte
TUE LATEST T1INo IN BICCLE5.
upon the same lines as the Manhattan Bicyci
Club's racer. The first bicycle race ever ru
in America was won on the machine in his pa
session on March 20, 1869.
Racing was very popular in the days whe
these wheels were in use, but the weight a
the machines soon discouraged the spor
Comparison of the I8S safety with the [email protected]
bicycles shows great improvement. From th
velocipedes the ordinary or high wheel canW
into use. then the tricycle, after which th<
safety and tandem safety came out. Thee
two lnter wheels have been gradually supplant
ing both the ordinary and the tricycle. so thU
today they are used but very little. The lates
addition to the line of bicycles now in genera
ne is the Rudge triplet. There is only one 0
these wheels now in existence: it is owned b,
Wilitam F. Murphy of the New York Athleti
Club. Mr. Murphy calculates on having thrs
of the fastest riders in this country try fov
records on the machine this year. Meeere
L. W. Beasly, Jr.. D. Moorehonse and W. F
Murphy have ti ied the wheel in Prospect Par]
and have been able to cover the mile easill
under two minutes and forty seconds.
Col. C. L. Burdett, the president of the LeAg
of Amnerican Wheelmen. was an advocate of th<
bicycle when it was constructed upon th
wooden model. He raced on one of the.
old wheels in Boston in 1I86.
Aleck S'hwalbach, the well-known Brooklyi
whcelman. rode on one of these so-called "bon<
shaktrs ' in 1869. The first bicycle constructe,
on the stezl model in this country was in 186S
From that date on the machines hare graduall;
improved until today they are perfect in ever:
,tetail. 'Ihese old wheels which are now in ex
istence are valued as relies of the early days a
cycling.
LITERARY MEN AS EUSBANDg,
Many of Them Enjoyed Very Little Demaset
Bliss.
From the Writer.
The great Dante was married to a notorion
scold, and when he was in exile he had no d
sire to see her, although she was the mother a
his six children.
Shwkespeare lost the sympathies of the wor
by marrying Anne Hathaway, a woman eigi
years his senior, who was eoarw and ignorant
It is told of Lord Dacon that he enjoyed be
little domestic blis and "loved not te be witi
hIis partner."
Milton was not great in the character of has
.band and father. We read of him that his Ar
wife was disgusted with his gloomy house, anR
.soon ran away from him. and his'daughter
were left to grow up utterly neglected.
Of the great artit, Domenichino. i is tolt
hat he married a l:dv of high birth and gre
beauty:.-who was such a virago that it is be
Iteved she poisoned him.
Montaigne, when a widower. said he woun
n1ot marry again, "though it were to wisdom
itself."
Muliere was married to a wife who made him
miserable and R1pusseau lived a most wretch.
lire with his wife, who was low and illiterate.
Dr den "iarried discord in a noble wife,'
and1 Addison sold himself to a cross-grain.
,ld countess. who made him pay dearly for al
.4e gave him.
Steele. Sterne. Churchill, Coleridge. Byroi
an.d :helley were all married unhappily. anc
tulwer and Dickens have been known by al
the. we rId as indifferent husbands.
Th a younger Pnny thus speaks of his wife
Calphurnia: "Her affection for me has give:
h.-r a turn for books; her passion will increasi
wi:h our days, for it is not my youth nor m3
pierson thast she loves, but my reputation anc
my glory of which she is enamored."
Sir Walter Raleigh married a beautiful gar'
eighteen years his junior, and she adored his
nwith increasing ard.;r to the very last.
Dr. Johnson s wife was old enough to be hi
mother, but "he continued to be under thb
illusions of the wedding day until she diec
at the age of sixty-four," he being only forty
three.
Buffon told his friend that his wife hada
great Influence over his composition. "Insa
always refreshed and aided by her advice."
Bir Walter Scott was a genius of the very firs
order. Ho succeeded in every department oe
letters, but his greatest happinesm was ia his
wife. He married her after a short acqainl
ance and it was a genuine love match, sin
until the day of her death.
Mocre's wife was one of th obe
creatures and he never t~'ed of singing hei
praises
Shelley's first marriage was unfortunats, he
his second was a model of happineesc
Wordsworth made a love match ad was
lover through life.
The wife of Christopher North had more is
49emce over him than any other pereoa In thi
world, and her death was his greatest of ami
fortunes.
Lamartins, the gra Freneih poet. washe
pily married and received great aid freemh
wife in all his undertahi
It would he inipo si~ aywhere toe
more domestic felicty than among the gros
circle of our modern manea nd woman of let
tors. Mr. and Mrs. U. C. Mall, the two Brews
lngs, the two Howitt., Tennyssn and his wife
Charles Kingsley, kme knesa and his wUG
and mmny eoer less aeted might he ma
tioned, whDe the Englihas- et lan e
other Afids have the casa good
Decesil amarried a Ewely young wilea.
who made him anctyhppmd he nses
lest an gee-mem of sgighrpraises. D
Arnold of Bnby isstdas having em shoe
Ideal hor-lfenmd aise te lat. Dea U8nm.
All the world knows how ~ythe Gia~etn.
are in theassily sele, mei is wIeh ma
On this silleof the m ms w s prenid af
noted seen, LniZ imeaseen, es
Heoea, Iaw, Ewhr-eMdew, the s
and glenam bet worn preamy pehnth -
anctifled by dessls . d mm leho
haggy beame they wore EUry p-ph
Cabmslite Qlend insss -e Q the -e
h stele, esm phsof eM* heeng *eIe
&gse eretees,liasleariaherehwse
ga Tehs h.. a wle le eb m mes.esi
sd4am3de Moe smn
-.essn5sasesa
3 er e
Una Wago.
IThe Espmtmms et a 3tOma ~a
mhean m'st
hema the Pbasamme Sem.
VTee gesman a one whee I'd ember be M
der water than m he.. I ved to seel that
way Semetime. Mr. Edward E. rlda*. a
Native et Block Iland, but now beeper eta M
market en Feasina attest, sisty-da years eK
made this remark in a atory be am teling e
Friday aftersoon. Be was a diver for tweaty
four yea, in all spent forty years Muder she
watr or upon it, and ba tackied wreeke fhom
Lake Superior to Niagara Falls and from Nai
to Port Roal. e estimes the number ot
bodies he has with hi. own hamde puled out of
saunken vesela at 1 and that he behban'
out and around fty to ifty veela lying is
water varying in depth from 15 le fd eet. No
nearly lost has life ten years ago whiee
the cargo out of the schooner Warres Gage,
the east of Narragansett Pier, ano ha mace
that time preferred to stay above water.
"My oet experience," smid be. "wae I ea
connet river, In 185, huting for Capt. Dem
Tallman's seo Jerome. It was in the mouth of
August. and Jerome Talsmas had bee in the
water eleven days. They'd dragged for him,
but couldn's and him. I wee .bipesan for Capt.
Charles Herbert, the wrecker, the., but one
day the regular diver teak ick. and as they
had an agreement giving p erbert 50 if
he found the body in three ye and IM if l-e
did not, with the ades of working at it all the
tim, I was picked out to go down. It wee
right of Gould's island, and I went down at
7:30 o'clock inthe morn I wasn't ned to
it. so I took a"ek about 9- o'clock. but I got
some old Cague brandy to drink and went
back about 11. The Brat thing I Now whes I
got down the aecond time wee a swarm of ble
aob. I wont throAli them and thea mesm a
lot of dog Ask. dog Ash are tough
things. for they have two eaure sn the back
near the tail, and they wind around a ama's
legs and spur him. They smashed against me
and any number of them urred my leg a
good deal an reosters use the sperit, se that I
at last got out my knife and went to cutting
ay way through. You know do lAsb will feed
onadog ah that is dead, so rippd them
open all around ms A they west along with the
tide, and the others ate the injured onem I
must have killed afty or sixty at thes, all two
ar three feet long.
.'After I got through them I felt something
whirl me round. I could tell it waau't the cur
rent, so I looked around to e what it was.
a I here ws a bag shark of to my let looking at
2 me. I'd have given a city to be out of haa way.
I but, ays L, if I go up he'll bite e in two, and
so I decided to stay there. I felt just Natif my
2 helmet was rising up. I uppoee it was my
f hair. Well, Mr. aMhark looked at me awhile.
Then he goe round me twice and a half, and
then I got my knife out again. He turns on
one side and I could have pat a barrel in his
a mouth emay. I knew what was comung, as I
waited. lie dashed for me, and No be came I
I stepped one side, sut my eyes and .lahed
- with the knife. I caught hiam ha is life, for I
t cut his heart right in two. I opened my eyes
t and found him lying on the bottom afty or
aixty feet of. the blood rising from him in
f bubbles. I went up to him and thea aomethdag
F happened to mae, I don't know what. I suppose
I fainted, for I came to with my body leaning
1 against the shark's. down there on the bottom.
r %el, I hadn't given any signal to my tender,
so he had kept up the air supply, but pretty
quick I tels them pull three tamea to ask mee if
L I was al right. 'Ibey aid the blood all came
F up to the top in bubblee before it mized with
the water. Why, that ahark's liver-I cut halt
I of it out-couldn't have been got inton barreL"
"But. after all, I had mar greatewsexperiences
e in the two years before the war. The time I
* went down 168 feet. the deepest I ever got,
was in 1860. A vessel went down est north
east of Point Jadith, and the captain's wife and
e daughter were drowned. I went down after
i them. They talk to me now of .going down
500 or 600 feet, but I don't believe it. After
the Arat 100 feet the pum won't upply a
F uman with air except ineade h- helmet. mtorse
that it will circulate around his body. When
f it only reaches his helmet his clothes begin to
cling to him. and his pores Bow eat all the
water in his body. It Ias a terrible oenestils.
Now. I got down to is vessel and started to
descend into the companionway. At the Arat
e step I began to feel Numb all over. It was the
Pressure of the wrter above sme, and as I'd
been toid about it I went back on the deck of
the sunken vessel and climbed into the eat
a lanes. I hadn't gone up more than three steps
- before I felt better. lii. I went beak agan.
T You can continue this right straight along and
go deeper each time. When I felt numb gain
I went upou deck and climbed sto the *aL I
was all rmght in a minate and then west into
t the companionway again. All this time the
venel was waving from side to dde wit the
'4 g wder ewater.
"Now, A8 qnar, buteee'e amthng aheat
bodies under water. Dad you know that ye
went it the cabin of. vesal what er e was
that it would start toward you, aimed s K it
were alive? It is that that smake. she abeck se
terrible. You can't avoid them. Tey eame
an if they wanted to be taken away. Wel, the
captain's wife and daughter were in the state
room at the foot of the stairs, andI had to
open the door. I took sme bloake and braced
my whole weight against the door. I weighed
't) pounde, and the Mait weighed si mere. I
knew there'd be a terrible ahoek, sel got all
ready. The door gave way at laid, and brehe
into kindling wood like a Bash. The eeseua
mton of the water lag the bodies towed me
hke lightn i. I shaut my e and, rea.hing
out to grab1 bodaea, =t the weman' a.
she dew toward me. I signalled, and wa taha.
up. Ten I went down to hust for the litte
girl. I found she had come out wham her
mother dad.and Bosted under the cabin sabie.
Why, that table was et just o when the vesnl
sunk, and thare was food on the pitee at that
very tim. I was pulled up with the little
girl."
l'auaing, the old diver begaa to haugh, and
when aakod what it wanabout he said it was the
air pump. In foramer tiamee the pumaping had
beb. by hand, but now it was by steam. He
pieferred steam, for it kept up a regp.a
ply of air. When it was done by bd.If a
diver wanted amore air they were liable to
pump too fat, and if he eagalled thia was e
hhyveylkely smt It down too alowly. He
todo rc he once played on a wae pipe5
bosswhowentdow toin.Ie. the pipee on
the bqttom of Toronto bay. The fellow was a
nicalEnglishman and am hated by all
thmen. One day when the baom was under
wpter a workman remarked that he'd Mbe to
abut of' the air for a while. Mr. Litealda
maid that am wicked, but asked the warkmas to
light their pipea and samoke near the pump sa
ing that would doee wellU abuttingof' th .
They didn't all see why, but did it. A
puamp eeckas p everything in air at Sts
arise, nd vryahortly it wesecarrying down
toac mokey the cnbea foot. Two miinee
e ha the theboss gave three wid
p tod bed thken the arrived at the ar
faevery aick and 5.8tesed eat er hia winte.
The Brat thing he wee acked e. if thep
hadn't got afire. Mr. Lattsalald maidhe
it had, and ordared a ma. to peer wate es
the his ntised he end 60
men west into Ste behind bin baeck. mas
would never go down after tht. Ma amid he
thoeght he had had a attak of bemet llma.a
euams iasa see m mame
A esteia mem sty" he u .
- Uems the New Yest aeeer.
The Beet girt as te~ing her fbi el ebeat
the funeretab pat her -eddIto her
eyes eseaadanaity as she aeeha nub as g-m
that she as deeply asste.
"Veer 5u11 is deed," es mi Aewl, -g
telay iweat to her mass. OhI Sam 4
I ewesm Iseyat onEe sa. Ths weniE
ee le ith -ee a- lee hade a
mewied a s hMW tam we ensm
' I waathanthehamw ima peemang i
geIses. I en "me I *hep he iesema
IerIall amesse o efetmb leseha.
S eshab e a loewty chser. WeE tes
lvl. E1r a as a letl
a,- the hevele amle fme
paes s a heny eman tle tEe
-k aee e* ae ters h amste a,
-he Mel' weetonma den~ a
I am 3 to kowhrm,
U
nho gnon" Newese- nr m t 0wi0s
Peut Wmm
Ubea m n Newet sea
The pubmthme of a Mevaper s a mes
e nr gee ed by publis spooks sad pe.
@Being ow prieeles adreatage of a fre from
is a buirnen which stnds by at. sad Is re.
culbr ako beoias sad heint I se.
paS I is petused, of Cees, for the per
porn of peesary pres said a0 ho t dese
100etall from a other mesauterlig eatier
p The ame who pet their msry and
their ability inte it L-e s hestmet withS a
Masse' whel isthe sme at which OndMeem
ether es te risk Shear espital is Us rme
fomndry. 0. ooou fetere or a bankia
ewoepaio the ineammen where they are -m
by vam ambitious and fa.,, iuceytoees an to
Ihe tenetiee said passibi'Ative of a newsae.
dom pe00pa Inf-agisoe that if obey have a'elal
bjeet in polities, a hobby is s11 efoma
theaey in relgion or ea andertatig in bd
nus which mhy s eager te promote and
propagam. Th ret grat meeoait for Isem is
to start a newspaper as a orgem. It they esa
get their ewe is print and give themeemr
ia aewqoper Mnder tSear solete eastet
they think that they can Powerfeizl an.o..
and further nudirteetl their own ana p
Cenlary intereeta,
May jouras ad many other predeile
are started oN this aftmptaima md their a
ts&aehasent is a practical geroef and ea.aose
arkMewledgemet of the aadependence of mk
esoaderartios &ad limatataoue an the semt
"eJ-'oread sad suesessful newspapore eeon.
ducted am business prisciples, and with a
larter ad truer ouprehesses of their pubdq
Ob1ag4tioca. The people who went only to
grand their own sm i a nowepepor are fermed
t' start aewspapers of thear own for they Gd6
by emprOance that they camaet turn So theol
pnate sees the really inluestal mransh
already establuhaed in the c'omldeere of Q
public becase ot their 'r.ader ad hlga=
00ooeptioes of the fauttom of a jourfal.
It s for the public intert, tLetfore. rte
eeMpaper whouild be founded &ad conducted
as a buases enterprse. and for the I nepes of
pecncaary preat a, its me t.jeOS he Noe
emncessful journal is zworld han ever bees
run Om ay other principle so far a cmeere
the sa" motive of its publaso. It is Pu
limb" primarily to saake fmoner. 1e Csatet
Ocaleyed in it is aieested for that end, ad *
beSy OePeNded is ats productana. whod
b Nuire. or literary. and purely editorial sa
intelleetnal, iseereaId tor a pecasiary re
warrd; and without uch remumeratis, it oculd
Mot be obtained ay Noe than a geture of a
t artift or tae book of a gret sa&hor s
ha4 for eothng.
Intsted of debasing se fewa-per his
p" Of "ecuring mate-riai proat is e.. at t
ats Olevaties and to the proper per:.rsaace of
its fumetlou; a coeserative. rtr.amIang and
br!!dF istene. ,Ity reafoa of at the pub
hothemZfvoare made 5.artnere am iiiw enster
pries, ad the newspaper in made maorn Maim
tire to ts obligations to them. It- interemta
sad the public intereh. becom. eee nthAal se
ame, for its prospersty depend. oi sts Mdichy
to the public wolf are ad shn eemtqaet pups
har e ij t receives. It aeet earn he popa.
INCalane msad respect by meritag them.
Its own intareste are involved isitsealightcaed
comprehemiom Of the need, and the metamosen
of society. It is sot for itself alone, but 1ce as
maakind: met Isa own critic, merely, but a ob
ject for the critiecm at alrbe people.
Hes, by the very necessity of ala estece
as a prosperoes bsaw= enterpetse,. a..w'
paper is oteed o adeptprieps andmethsib
which partake of the chareter of the, Lagem
and purest "sta----a and have a distiactly
attatic oa . It ssmt take a narreweed
a .set" vaew. Meet survey an sisty ad
esbBrdiuate pereomal eideretern to the ga.
oral welfare. It d ates careed eSt by rn,
but whack Sabes to Mfe sad I of I
en and eventually domlomates aists . g
a institution which ma momr die, w e he 0
a mortal whes spam f We In sded, eEs be
Games hsqiseans " empsred wit Qs son,
otreetos athis Own bhads. AS enemm
he &lms ha bded iA p. Wit""t ensy
amses of the --- easdeas mA beer 0
hmageis It t eIsis Its
wheterb mhlee maise eesa
feeble ad e=emal; ad aShmdeien e.
doted is m doesrdom with the i ear n
taos he proimspleatteeindom
It ts a rep6e1smaate eted by
-ue and it met see as so
its Mividal mdaerne hims K Is r
awekos ess ndero sg.
.eefe th.f he e. he
4. bwe Afet-w -8 'USe" is 1"V~ se 0
etietof asatnal sd asd, bg a
ofss sendeAM i& t
~Iam~indhi a~e ea~ap
be em
an red ark; A amant get few=& best
eit esert to eamis U
MfArt Sir arti a"b As ani
1ourmime. As a besiness
hished for EMNs g WtWM eamM
etherwise In n sd panomda
To the g-al basr of or ape d ma e
eeuirns usqaspment eamhoatg m e
Sqy -e ogadeoted with a sad e
se eses tegard fer this forO aMs,
they do set fergat their sepeaties h..
acter, hat hold tisemeelves as inrroe etfe
pplPaec---a- for esme ot toained.
ihip. Their eadactae -s ender s ese o
emes ad se teerml bemds hoer em ial per
fo m of their p s dea, hut ;,y ree
ht d, by a s oblignsase whisk to eten
times =el=g is its tslstlies. Their fee.
tis hims a eordotol ,...I, ad their vee
of &dM ms he made toG"odamsoeti
Whg me Enst Pug'
Comgrrnam Eem who ha. been ss em t
the visiting Coagemer-- had an amsing ad
etaee a Maies dset -a. 'T1e ear wa.
full ad aS a certbin eareer s wes get in
who. owing to the amplitude et her
tiens, had smm e ielaty in erowdIng
She doer. She silyr ohttmed heremif zhtt
frost ofthoe Metsah Cengrosmma. ge
'5t dow.," emed the himaepeueivels
*-Bas" --z..ea~a- tho Uo. Earn, %et;
madasm-"
Mhe brebe he apes Mme.
"I hesist ape. your itieg does," es os.
oehised heelsy. "I here see he. mueek o
mSb thing of won duivice -ee eat et e
sabs. I des'S hollowe e At. V yes--"
"Mr. Kern had baseme deepedmt.D es.
doctor ueseohere he ighL
"Madam," he cried. 51or (led's ene* e
oat et the mepl Idid'Seoaroes av~m
ehae - - w mi6
%amas.owrodde
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