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The yachting girl may keep In stays,
The hunting maid havo killing ways,
The golf girl play for tho long green,
Tho bathing miss by son be soon,
Tho dancing mold float like n dove.
But the tennis girl is tho glH I "love/
Right in Training.
"I'll climb the highest peaks," she said,
??With alpenstock In hand;
I'll leap the darkest gorges, too,
And scale tho summits grand. ?
Quoth he, "But have you trained for such
A strenuous summer font7" .
"Cortes," sttlfl she, "I've lived four years
On Forty-second Street!"
Oh, the Difference.
Hatnfripck most Inviting,
Mtidgo so sleepy, tool
Bit ot Frenchy writing,
Love note?, cntrc nous,
O, for this sweet hour,
Swinging 'noath tho trees!
Fragrant ns a flower,
Charming as you please.
Sudden call to lunch. Oh!
Sudden writhing* strange,!
Gown all in u hunch-oh,
Bless mo, what a change!
Temper tip, hnlr snarling,
Blng! Fllpflop on tho sods;
Like love, a cinch to fall In,
But out again, yo godsl
Spice of Life.
In courting this Is over true,
For nn une but ft drummer
Would have the nerve to shin up to
Tho girl he loved last summer.
Soclc.lv, in so far as Richmond Is con?
cerned, Is out of town. Tho midsummer
days havo brought arousrl the usual
exodus nnd Franklin nnd Graco Streets
begin to look somewhat deserted.
Tho stnv-at-homn contingent, arranged
in comfortable whlto frocks, is seen on
tho piazza In the evening, out of door
living after sundown being once again In
vogue.
Street car parties, with n promenade
on the board-walk nt the Reservoir and'a
peep into tho gay' lllllo Cnslno there, tiro
popular forina of dlversion greatly en?
joyed by the young people.
Llfo Is very gay Indeed nt the Vir?
ginia seaside resorts, Virginia and Buck?
roe Beach. Ocean View, Wllloughby
Beach, Cape Henry and Old Point all
having their full quota ot guests. In the
mountains, the eeason haB fully opened
at tho Greenbrier Whlto Sulphur, the
Old Sweet Springs, tho Virginia Hot
Springs, the Warm, the Rockbridge Alum,
tho Cold Sulphur, the Alleghany, the
Blue Ridge, the Brandon, the Jefferson
Park and other equally well liked ro
sorts. * ? ,
Golf links and tennis courts aro dotted
over with pretty girls, and their beaux,
.who are Indulging In pastime, and flirta?
tion with equal dexterity. Mountain
walks and drives are alive with gay
laughter and with the presence ot spirit?
ed equestriennes and their escorts. In
the evening the rhythmic sound of the
walks and the stacato notes of ihe contra
dance keep time, with the graceful tap?
ping of the dancers' feet, amid the bril?
liant lights of the ball-room.
For the tide of midsummer life is nt Its
flood and the hearts of twentieth cen?
tury maidens and men respond to its
call.
Norfolk and the Beach.
Social life in Norfolk and its vicinity
has just now a strong Richmond infusion,
the Richmond girls who are Norfolk
guests having apparently the most charm?
ing possible time.
Miss Sophie White, with Miss Kath
crlne Newbill, of Norfolk: Mr. Godwin
ROykln, of Richmond, and Mr. Walker, of
Woodberry Porest. was a. Fourth of July
guest at the Page cottage, Virginia
Beach. Miss White Is now visiting Miss
S?iley, at Newport News.
Mrs.' Fannie Thaw Grymes and Miss'
Page Grymes were ainong tho guests en?
tertained last week by Dr. and Mrs. W.
L. Harris, at the Norfolk Country Club.
Miss Gertrude Cahim. attended a delight?
ful supper given Wednesday evening by
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Hughes, at the Rich?
mond Club, in honor of Mrs. Robert M.
Hughes, Jr.
Other Richmond people entertained last
week included Misses Ruth and Dorothy
Hartj Mr. Walker, Mr. Munford and Mr.
Stewart.
The list of Richmond guests in Not folk
and at tho Beach takes In Mr. and Mrs.
George Elliot^ 'Mrs.^E. B. Meade, Miss
Charlotte Meatfe," Mr. and Mrs. R. W.
Daniel. Miss Mary'Ball, Miss Myra Bar
raud. Mrs. James E. Cannon. Miss Mn'ry?j
Rogers and Mr. Robert-Daniel. Among
thoso who havo returned to Richmond
from the Beach nro Mr. and Mrs. W. S.
P. Mayo and Mr. and Mrs. Charles M.
Graves.
Miss Katherlno Copeland and Mr. and
Mrs. W. Gordon McCabo have returned
from visits to Norfolk.friends.
Miss Mary Trodwell, of Norfolk, who
has been tho guest of friends in Rich?
mond, ha* returned home. ? Miss Frances
Burns is visiting Mrs. Langhorne Putney.
In Honor of Miss Lynham.
A delightful party was given In honor
of Miss "Mary Lynham, nt Richmond*.
Friday afternoon ot 8:30 o'clock. Those
present were Misses Bessie Bragdon,
Mary Lynham, Louise Thomas, Florence
and Ada Foster, Elsie Bragdon, Messrs,
Frank AVhltehmtsc, Hobble Thomas,
MAKES BREAD
THAT FATTENS
POEMS YOU OUGHT TO KNOW
Whatever your occupation may be, and however crowded yaur houra
with afloirs, do not fail to secure at least a few minutes every day for
refreshment of your Inner llfa with a bit of poetry.?Prof. Charlee' Eliot
Norton._
No. 202*
RIENZI'S ADDRESS.
By MISS MITFORD.
Mary Russell Mltforrl was born In Itrtfnpsrilr*, England, Deq. IB. 1??8, and riled
Jan.' in, 1S55. Her father was a spendthrift who squandered JIOO.OOO which she hurt
drawn In n lottery when she was ten years old. Me slso spent his wife's fortune end
most of his daughter's earnings.-Her tragedy of "Rlenzl" hftn for the hero lh?
famous Italian patriot who beaded a revo-lutlon, became tribune, and waa assassinated
lu 1301.
RIENDSI
I come not here to talk. Ye know too well
Tho story of our thraldom:?wo are slaves!
The bright sun rises to hltveoursc, ftr>d lights ?
A rnco of slnves! Ho sols, and his last beam
Falls on ft sjavo!?not such ns, swept along'
By the full tide of power, the conqueror loads
To crimson glory- and undying fame;
But base, Ignoble slaves?slaves to ft horde
Of potty tyrants, feudal despots, lords,
Rich In some dozen paltry villages,
Strong In some hundred spearmen?only great
In that strange spell, a. name! Each hour, dark fraud,
Or open rapine, or protected murder,
Cries out against thorn. But this very day,
An honest man, my neighbor?tho.ro ho stands?
Was struck?struck like ft dog?by ono who wore
The badge of Urslnl! because, forsooth,
He tossed not high his ready cnp in air,
Nor lifted up his voica In servile ahotita,
At Sight of that great ruffian! Bo.we men,
And suffer, such dishonor? Men and wash not
The stains away in blood? Such shames are common,
1 have known deeper wrongsi I that speak to ye,
1 had. a brother once, u gracious boy,
Full of nil gentleness, of calmest hope,
Of sweet and quiet joy, there was the look
Of heaven upon his face, which limners give
To tho beloved disciple. How I loved
That gracious boy! Younger by nfteen years,
Brother at once and son! He left my sido, .
A summer bloom on his fair cheeks, a smile
Parting his Innocent lips. In one short hour,
The pretty, harmless hoy was slain I I saw /
The corse,.the mangled corse, and then I cried '
For vengeance! Rouse, ye Romans! rouse, ye slaves!
Have ye brave sons? Look, In the next.fierce brawl,.
To see them die! Have ye fair daughters? Look
To see them live, torn from your arms, dlstalned,
Dishonored! and If ye dare call for justice,
Be answered by the lash! Yot this is. Rome,
That sat on her seven hills, and from her,throne
Of beauty, ruled the world! Yet we are Romansl>
Why, In that elder day, to be a Roman
Was greater, than a king!?and once again?
Hear me, ye ?walls, that echoed to the tread
Of either Brutus!?once again 1 swear
The Eternal city shall ba free! her sons
Shalljwalk with princes! . -
\
This series begsn in The Tlmes-DIspatch Sunday, October 11, 1003. One la published eaeh day.
Major Bragdon, Roger Walker, Vivian
Layton and Bernard Melton, Jr. After
games were', played refreshments were
served. The'party took place on Miss
Bessie Bragdon's lawn, Fredericksburg,
Va.
White?Buchanan.
Mr. and Mrs. Jonas M.' Buchanan have
issued invitations to the marriage of their
daughter. Miss Lottie Gertrude Buchanan,
to Mr, Allen O. White, of Norfolk. The
marriage will take place Tuesday after?
noon. July 12th. at 5 o'clock, at the
Pine Street Baptist Church. The groom
is advertising- manager of Russell. Sfm
toe and Tackctt, of Norfolk, and second
lieutenant of Company A, Seventy-first
regiment.
Personal Mention.
Mrs. Thomas M, Rutheffoord Is-spend?
ing some time very pleasantly with her
sisters, Mrs. Pearson and Mrs, Carlisle,
at Mrs. Pearson's beautiful country home
near Ashevllle. Tho Hon. Richmond Pear?
son, United States minister to Persia, Is
a member of Uhe family circle, having
gone directly lo Ashevllle from Wash?
ington.
? ? ?
Mrs. M. F. Richardson, her son, Oliver,
and her daughters, Katherlne, Lois and
Laura,' the family of Colonel John W.
Richardson, register of the Land Office,
will leave next week for the mountains
to remain for the balance ot the summer.
? ? ?
Miss Mary;, Ellen Miles, the daughter
of Colonel George W, - Miles, of Marlon,
is visiting Misses Kathleen and Lois
Richardson In their home, at No, 1312
Floyd Avenue, this week. '
Miss Hattle Floyd Puller is spending
this month at Virginia Beach.
? ? *.
Miss Lizette Winston left yesterday for
tho Jefferson Park.Hotel, ChariotttjYjlle,
to attend the School of Methods.
Misses Bettle and Ella Gatewood leave
to-day to spend two weeks at Virginia
Beach.
? ? ?
The regular meeting of the Day Nursery
Board for tlie transaction of business was
held June 30th. The' Day Nursery has to
he kept open all summer, and it Is con?
sidered desirable to keep Its claims be?
fore Its friends. ;;
Miss Maude ' McKenh'y Is ' spending a
part of July at Virglrila.Beach.
? * ?
Mrs. Henry Harwood" is the guest of
Mrs. Charles Culpepcr, ot Court'Street,
Portsmouth.
?* * ?
Miss Mary Marshall, of Lynchburg, la
visiting friends In' Richmond. Miss Mar?
shall will accompany a party to Vir?
ginia Beach before her return.
i * * ?
iMrs. T. F. Hftll Is the guest of relatives
?,hd friends at Buitnlo Forge, Va.
MJss Virginia. Cbamberlnynn Is visiting
Mrs. Frank Leo on Mallory Avenue,
Hampton, Va,
A house party given by Mrs. Robert
Hudglns, of Hnnipton, Vn? to hot* sop,
Robert, and greatly enjoyed by all who
participated, lias just broken up. rho
party wrts held at Mrs. Hudglns's country
plaeo, "Chesterfield." and Included Misses
Ruth and Margaret Sehmelz, Nelllo Wal?
ler. Kate Whltlrig, Nelllo Peck, Annlo
Woodward, Nell Lee, Mary, Collier and
Preston Htinley; Messrs. Paul Tabb, How?
ard Bonneville, John Grnvatto, Harry
Marrow, Jeff Sinclair nnd Dr. Sinclair.,
? ?'.?;.? ?
Miss Charlotte Miller will spend a part
of July with Miss Lily ?Womplc, ot Dan?
ville.
Mrs. Coleman, formerly Miss Leo Wlng
fleld. is the guest of. Mrs. Sidney Barnett,
of covcsvllle, Va.
? ? ?,
Mrs. F. E. Turner has returned from
a visit to Miss Mattle Jones, o? Norfolk.
? ? ?
Mrs. Frank B, McGuIro and Miss Susie
McGuIro nre visiting Mrs. Mo.Gulrc s sis?
ter,'Miss Lucy Mc&uiro, near Millwood,
Va.
? !'-*'*?
Mr, Charles Johnson, of Harvard, who
has been Jho guost ot Mr. Robert M.
Hughes, Jr., In Norfolk, has returned
to Richmond. ,{?
Miss Alice Parrlsh, ot Portsmouth, Veu.
Is entertaining a houso party which In?
cludes Misses Boon Hunter, from Savan?
nah, Ga.i Clara and Allco Ross, her cous?
ins, from Opollka, Ala.; Allco and Janle
Houston, from Charlotte, N. C.
Miss Ada Grny h.is returned in Rich?
mond from a visit to her father, Mr
Andrew Gray, at "NorthOcld," Cumber?
land county.
Mrs. Oliver Klppen, ot Cumberland, la
tho guest C|f hor Richmond relatives.
?'.';?-?-.?
Captain Richard Coko Marshall,',/ Of
Portsmouth, celebrated his slxtloth birth?
day-In a charniir.g iashlon last week nt
the lzaak Walton Rest Clubhouse, Ocean.
View. The Portsmouth Star, in. roforrlng
lo tho celebration..says: ,
Conspicuously placed amid tho array of
tempting viands, was the birthday cake,
surrounded by sixty gleaming tapers.
Thoso Invited by Captain Marshall in?
cluded Mr. and Mrs. Sydney Sherwood,
Dr. and Mrs. Robert McMurrnn, Mr. and.
Mrs," Joseph Moore, Mrs. Cressiip, from
Annapolis, Md.; Mrs. Charles R. Nash,
Mr; and Mrs. Strlbllng Marshall, Mr. and
Mrs. Marlon Marshall, Lieutenant and
Mrs. Richard -Marshall, from Fort Mon?
roe; Misses Lalla Plummer, Emma Mar?
tin. Evelyn Hill, Roberta Coke, Lizzie
Hill, Florence BacOt,-Rebecca Nash and
the Messrs. St. Jullen Marshall, Myron
Marshall and Collins Hill.
?' ? ?
Miss Elizabeth' Faulkner Love, who was
sponsor for tho Third Brigade, United
Confederate Veterans, at the Nashville
reunion, and,has been visiting frloods nt
Orange, Va.,: since, has finally returned
to her home In Winchester..
'.,??'
Mrs. E. B. Hooker and son, Mr. Everett
Hooker, of New York, are at the Jeffer?
son Hotel tor a short stay. Their many
Richmond friends -are delighted. to see
them again.
.-? ? ? . ?
Dr. Benjamin. Hughes Gray, ot New
York, joined the members of his family,
Miss Nellie Gray and Mr. Clarence Gray,
at Virginia Beach 'for the Fourth of
July. He is now in Richmond for a
short while.
Dr. and Mrs. E. A. Alderman are now
In New York and will remain In the
mountains several weeks before going to
the University of Virginia.
? . ? -
Mrs. F. O. Bertrand, of New Orleans,,
Is the summer guest of Dr. and Mrs.
S. D. Drewry, at ''Mlnneola."
*?'?-*.
Miss Emily Virginia. Townes, of Peters?
burg, Va., is having a delightful time In
Charleston, S. C, as the guest of Mr.
and Mrs. William P. Adklns, formerly of
Richmond,
? ? ?'??,
The following delegates and alternates
have been appointed from the Peters?
burg Chapter at the general convention of
Daughters of thn Confederacy to be held
In St. Louis October 4th:
Mrs. R. T. Meade, Mrs. W._L. Walk Ins,
Mr*. Bartlett Roper, Mrs. James W. CIhL
borne and Mrs. R. B. Davis. The alter?
nates will be Miss Ida Lowndes, Mrs.
"William E. Beasley, Miss Martha Donn
Vaughan. Miss Annie Mann and Miss
Irby Boiling.
I u ? ? ? .
Mr. G'eorge L. Frank, Jr., has returned
from Baltimore, where he went on July:
6th to see his father sail for Europe. Mr.
Frank will remain abroad until .Septem?
ber. Ho went alone, and not.in a party,
as was stated by mlstako In Sunday's
column.
? * ?
Mrs. Charles M. Graves, (little daughter,
Mary, and nurse, will go to-day lo "Snow,
dc-n" to spend tho rest of July.
Miss Paltlo 15. "Rust-ell, No, 216 East
Franklin Street, will leave to-day for
Norfolk, visiting nlso Northumberland
and Lancaster counties.
\ _-?
WHAT TO WEAR
BY THE SEA*
By MAY MANTON,
?\*r*>h .inly comes the first real rush for the
shota nnd tho first real surrender to the subtle
fascination always found In tho sea. During
Juno wo talk and plan for an outing that
shall mean deep brcathB of old Ocean's tohlo
?all, dips Into the strengthening sea and nil
sorts of hatiny times spofit Oh Its surfaco in
ynultta, sail boats and what rot, but It Is
In July that we aro npt to atari forth In
oatnost nnd are. consequently, quite suro . to
ponder on what should bo taken, what lott
nt home. It IS then that'trunks nr6 brought
forth and questions of suitability, of this
need nnd ot that arise.
Any ono who knows tho shorn well and hai
studied tho crowds who yearly throng lit
boaches hns had reason to wonder if any
forethought whatever wns exorcised by the
groups gathered there, Not tho Inland sister
alone, who might be pardoned Cofr Ignorance
ot conditions, but Oothamltes themselves, who
suroly ought to know tho sea, make all sort*
of absurd blunders and don costumes as un
sultod to ths damp, moist nlr as may be.
For oxamplo, feathers wero fashionable last
year.
In spite of tho very general knowledge that
fog means tlielr ruin, I saw dozens of well
dressed wom?n at tho nenr by resorts wearing
picture hats with curling plumes, apparently
unmindful or unknowing that cnoh stop made
theni moro iind moro absurd, that the glory
of their feathers wns ns nothing,- that In Ita
stead - they presented a curiously bedraggled
and sorry aspect.
? Thnt a fnr mora chlo appearance would
havo boon maintained by foregoing feathers
nlogothcr, nnd selecting ornaments less enslly
rohbed of' all beauty seemed not to have re?
membered nt nil. yet any glnnco nt a mirror
should, have brought tho truth home nnd any
study ot the toilet at an evening's end should
have, been moro IliSn sufllelerrl.^Betng well
drossod Is being suitably dressed, wo all know,
The sea, In Its very nnlure, sets certain re?
strictions. To heed them Is to be comfortable
ns well ns smart, lo disregard them Is to bo
inlfnrablo both In mind and body.
* Shirt-Waist Suits.
For morning wear nothing Is "so satisfactory
ns tho shirt-waist1-and coat suits made with
skirts that clear the ground. Tho former may
be of llnon, of batiste, or madras, of dimity*
n( elmmbray, the latter of l|nen or any ot the
materials of tho sort In vogue, but. both al?
ways should be simple In' cut nnd smartly
mnde. In them one can stroll nn the'beach,
walk over rough places, row, sail, fish,, enter
Into.whatever sport may bo afoot,
When fresh they are dainty, charming, nil
that a morning costume should he, when soiled
they enn bo Bent to the laundry and trusted to
eoma forth none the worse for the service
they have done. Morning and afternoon* ere
the warm hours of the day, therefore, some
shirt-waist sulta, or extra waists, ot lawn,
will ho found welcome bjv suffering from he?t.
although, let me add, /jhey also are apt. to
?nienn sunburn, and the .slightly heavlor ma?
terials servo better as a .rule.
Shoes and Hats.
With these gowns whl,'e canvas or brown
leather shoes/and both'-, the now broad
brimmed. Mow crown sallor^hats .and the
soft ones of felt are correct. Tho shoes take,
n number of fofcn*. the regulation Oxford, the
new. garden slipper, the thrje hole tie-and
a number of others, hut always show exten?
sion soles and military or flat heels,' So far
ths Louis variety has not Intruded Itself Into
this realm., and It Is to be Ironed that good
sens/i will keep It barred. With the white
shoes, stockings also nre white, with the
browiwjf makllng- color, but here all regu?
lation ends. They may be of silk or Hsl?.
plnln or embroidered. Tho Fuller bat* ore
simply trimmed, preferably with a .band with
bows and quills. Tho felt model* are light In
tho extreme, nnd can be bent and shaped
to suit the wearer nnd tho exigencies of the
hour. Gloves for the most part are eschewed,
Bnd not many parasol* are carried, exposure,
being one of the. outdoor fnds not yet wholly
forgotten, hut when liked, are white, the
gloves, lisle -jr silk; the parasol, plain and
simple In coaching style and, preferably, of
linen embroidered.
Second False Alarm.
Shortly, before noon yesterday an alarm of
fire wns turned In from the Trigg ship?
yards. No one could bo: found who ac?
knowledge turning In the alarm.
This Is the second falso alarm turned In
from that section within a week, and the
polio are- watching out for tho miscreant.
Tho offense Is a felony.
Alleged Policy Shop.
Odlcer Onldsby arrested Harry Price, colored,
yesterday on the charge of conducting a
policy shop nt N. 925 1-2 North Seventeenth
Htroct, In tho rear.' Tho otllcer Captured a
lot of paraphernalia. The casfe will como up
in ; the Police Court this morning.
At the' Mecklenburg.
Colonel AV. Duke and valet, with his son,
Mr. B. N. Duke, of New York-city, secretary
and treasurer of >ho American Tobacco Com
panv, and. Dr; A. G. Can', physician to
Colonel Duke, are stopping fit tho Mecklen?
burg, Chase City. j
Burnett's Extract of Vanilla
Is the best perfectly pure, highly con?
centrated.?'"adv."
Sjjmmer Colds - - i
Are Dangerous
Serious lung and throat troubles often develop from
summer oolds. Don't lot tho cough or cold that you
regard as nothing mbto than an annoyance continue
without attention. Ono or two applications of ... .
GOWAN'S PNEUMONIA CURE
will cure It and prevent moro sorlous complications.
Doh't delay. Get a bottle to-day. Full slzo hotting
11.00 at druggists, or sarnplo bottlo by mall C3 cents,
GI1WM MEDICAL CO., DURHAM, H. 'C.
)AILY FASHION HINTS.
LADIES' UNDERWEAR.
Nob. C121-(U00?Tho fit of underwear
Is ns'Important as-thnt of a dross waist
nnd not only Is It a groat economy to
make one's own undergarments, but It Is
also a very simple and Interesting yu-k.
The additional advntitngo of having,gar?
ments that ill properly makes It thor?
oughly worth while lo do your own mak?
ing from pntterns at home.
Fashion vugnrles nre'nlmosl ns mnfked
In lingerie an'In .frocks, and the modcla
vary greatly from year to your, Tho iilght
dross models tiro mndo with a flnt lino
about tho neck, frills and ruffles bavlng
boon found rather'cumbersome. In tho
design shown on this prtgo provision la
made for high or open neck, long or short
sleeves. Drawers fitted by darts ore inont
satisfactory, ns Hint does nwny. with
extra material at the waist line, and lhero
Is always great, width as a finish at tho
knee. ?
As to materials, nainsook, cambric nnd
crosH'barred muslin aro favorites. Tho
trimmings may bo of Swiss or English
embroideries, Vnl. err Torchon lace.
"Footing" makes a very pretty trimming,
using 'little bands of ribbon run beading^
at each'aider The point d'Esprlte with
square mesh Is best to use. It washes
well and lasts better than lace. Fine
French veiling always gives to the gar?
ment a mark of elegance. It Is used In
scamp, between lace and embroidery and
through groups of tucks.
Sizes for Night Dress, 6121: 82. 34, S6,
38, 40, 42 and 44 Inched, bust measure.
Sizes for Drawers. RlOO: 22, 24, 26, 28,
30, 82 and 34 Inches, waist measure.
On receipt of 10 cents either of these,patterns will be sent Kp any address. All
orders must be directed to THE LITTLE FOLKS PATTERN CO., Noa. Klf-MO West
Twenty-third Street, New York. When ordering, please do not fall to mention num?
ber and to Indicate that this coupon Is from The Tlmes-DIspatch.
Nos. 6121-6100.
Size. j.
Address.
VOICE TREMBLED
WHILE HE SPOKE
With a voice at times trembling and
quivering with emotion, R?v. Dr. Kerr
Boyce Tupper addressed his congregation
at the First Baptist Church, Seventeenth
and Samson Streets, yesterday morning
regarding statements attributed to him re?
garding the Fltzslrnmons-O'Brlen contest.
Dr. Tupper had been quoted as.saying ho
had Intended to view the contest with
some friends, and expressing the opinion
that the Mayor, should not have Inter?
fered.
Dr. Tupper's announced pulpit theme
had been "The Quiet. Spirit." Ho pre?
faced his statement with the remark that
It was somewhat difficult to speak on
what he himself did not nt that tlmo
possess.
"Th'ero has been published," he said, "a
most unwarranted and most cruel article
purporting to be sri Interview with the
pastor of this church. Unless contra?
dicted it cannot fall, to be of untold
Injury."
Dr. Tupper then denied that he had
cut this oyr and keep iT^^y^,;0^^
BOB, SON OF BATTLE.
By ALFRED OLUVANT.
(Coyprlght, 1898, by Doubleday A. McClura Co.)
".A Book to Be Thankful For.'
CH/APTER Vf-Contlnued.
The Tailless Tyke had now grown into
an Immense dog, heavy of musclo and
hugo of bone. A great bull head; un?
dershot jaw, kuuui'o and lengthy and
tc-rrlblc; vlcloua, ycllow-bloamlng eyes;
cropped curs; and on expression incom?
parably savage. Ills coat was a tawny,
llou-llko yellow, short, harsh, dense; uild
his buck, running up from shoulder to
loins, ended abruptly in the knob-like
tall! He looked like the devil of a does'
hell. And his rt-pututiou was us bad as
his looks. He never attacked.unprovoked;
but' a challenge was never Ignored,
and he was greedy of Insults, Already
he hud nisi) killed nob Baunderson's
colllo, Shop; Jem Burton's Monkey ildd
iticoulinc-ntly al the sound of his ap?
proach; while ho had even fought u round
with that redoubtuble trio, the Vexer,
Venus, and Vnn Tromp.
Nor, In the matter of war, did he con
line himself to his own kind. Ills hugo
strength and Indomitable courage made
him the match of almost anything that
moved. Long Klrby once threatened him
with u broomstick; tho smith never did
it again. While In the Border JUm ho
attacked Big Bell, tho Squire's under
kecper, with such murderous fury that It
took all (he men In Hie room tu pull
him off. C
Moro than once had he and Owd Bob
oseayei] to wipe out mutual memories,
Red Wull, in this case only, the aggres?
sor.. As yet. however, while they fenced
a moment for that deadly throat-grip,
the value of which each knew so well,
James Moore had nlway seized the ulianca
to Intervene.
?sputni tin pjoti
ilea to sundown, till fin via could hitrniy
"That's right, h'lde him ahlnt yer petti.
coats." sneered' M'Adam on one of these
occasions,
?JIld?'r' It'll not be him- I'll hide, I
warn you, M'Adam," the Mauler answer?
ed grimly, aa he mood, twirling hla good
oak stick bctweert the wduld-ba due!.
IIbib. Whereat thtro waa a leud laugh
at the little man's expense.
It B?emeu as If there were to b? other
polnig of rivalry between tha two than
memories. l'oit * fcj*? B*mw ki ..it gwn
business?the handling of sheep?Red
Wull bid fair to bo second only through,
out tho Dalcland to the Gray .Dog ot
Kenmuir. And M'Adam was patient and
painstaking In pa training of his Wullio
In a manner to astonish David, it would
have boon touching, had It not been'
no unnatural In view of his treatment of
hla own blood, to watch tho tender care?
fulness with which the littlo man mould?
ed the dog beneath Ills hands. After a
promising display lio would stand, rub?
bing his palms together, as near con?
tent ns ever ho was,
"Wool done, Wullloi Weel done, Bide
a woe and we'll show 'cm a thing or
two, you and r, Wullte.
" 'Tho warld'a wrack we -share o't,
The warstlo and th? care o't.'
For Jt'a you" and 1 alane, lad." And the
dog would trot up to him, place hla groat
forepawa on his shoulders, and stand thus
ter'a, his ears back, and stump tall
vibrating.
You saw them at their'best when thu*
together, displaying each his 0110 soft
side to the other.
From tho very first David and Bed
YYull wore open enemies: under the cir?
cumstances, Indeed, nothing c|t-c waa
poaalble. Sometimes the great dog would
follow on tho lad's heels "with surly,
greedy eyes, never leaving him from mm
wlth his great head overtopping hla mas.
So matters w?nt ?? for a never-ending
year. Then there came a climax.
One evening, on a day throughout
which Ilea Wull had dogged him thus
hungrily, David, his work finished, went
to pick up his coat, which ho had left
hard by. On It lay Bed Wull.
"Git off ma ?oatl" the boy ordered,
angrily, marching up. But the gro?v
dog never Mlrrett; ho lifted a Up to show
a fence of while, even teeth, and
*>?' ir.t ii to sink lower in /the ground; his
head on his paws, his eyes In his /ore
head.
"Come and Uke It!" he seemed to esy.
Now, what between mailer and dog.
David had endured almost more than he
could bear that day.
"Yo' won't, won't yo', girt brute!" h*
?houted, and, nonding, snatched a corner
of the coat and attempted to Jrrk It
away. At that, Red Wull rose, ??lv??
Ing, to his feet, and with a low gurgle
sprang at the boy.
David, quick as a flash, dodged, bent,
and picked up an ugly stake, lying.at his
feet, Swinging round, all In a m'pifienc. j
he dealt Mb antagonist a mighty buffet ,
on the sldo of the nead. Dazed with tho ,
blow, the great dog fell; then, recover- /
Ing himself, wltn a terrible, deep roar j
he sprang again. Then It must have |
gono hnru with the boy; fine-grown, mus?
cular young giant though ho was. For
Red AVull waa now In. the Hrst bloom of
that great strength which earned Uim
afterward an undying notoriety In tho
lanu.
As It chancod, however, M'Adum had
watched tho scene from the kitchen. And
now ho camo hurrying out of tho house,
shrieking commands and curses at tho
combatunts. Ah Ited Wull sprang, ho
Interposed between tho two, head back
and eyes flashing. His jmuill person're?
ceived the full shock-.'of the.charge, Ho
staggered, but recovered, and in an im?
perative voice ordered the dog to heol.
Then ho turned on David, seized the
stako from his hand, and began furious?
ly! belaboring tho- boy,,
"I'll teach ve to ?trjke-a puir-dumb?
harmless?cre'etur, yo?cruel?cruel?lad!"
he cried. "Hoo dam* yo strike-mu-Wul
lle? yer -fatlior's ? Vrullle? Adam ?
M'Adam's?Red Wull?" Ho was panting
from his exertions,, and his eyes were
blazing. "I ?U up as best 1 cud wl'
all manner o' disrespect to. masoi'; but
when It comes lo 'tackln' ma'pulr Wullio,
\ canna thole it. Ha' ye no heart?" he
asked, unconscious of the Irony of tho
question. .? ,.
"As much as some, I reek'n. David
muttered.
"Eh, what'a that? What d'ye aay?'
"Ye may tlirosh me till ye'ro blind;
and It's nob'but yer duty; but if ony one.
..aura ho much as to look at yer Wullio
yo're mad," the boy answered bitterly.
And with that he turned away defiantly
and openly Jivtho direction of Kenmulr.
"M'Adam mode a step forward, and
then stopped, ....
"I'll seo yo agin', ma ind, jM* .cvenin ,
he cried Willi cruel algnlucance.
"1 doot but yo'll -be too drunk-to see
owt-oxcept, 'sppon, your bottle, tho boy
shouted back; and swaggered' down the
bill. ? '? .
? ? '? ? ?. ?. * *
At Kenmulr that night the marlied and
particular kindness of.. Elizabeth Mpoie
was lop much for the overstrung lud.
Overcame by tho contrast" of her aweet
nioiherllness, he. hurst Into a slorin. ot
Invective against his father, hla l">m?-,
hla life-everything;.' .,' \ >?; J?J?,?...
"Don't 'ee, Davie, don't 'eo,/dearie,
cried Mrs. Moora, much-dlstresjed,- Anq
taking him to her she miked to the great,
sobbing boy as though he *yrf ?? onw.
At length he- lifted ht? *???" and looked
up; and, seeing the white, wan emW^
nance of hit dear comforter, wasitrucU
with "tender remorse that he had given
way and pained her, who looked ao fruil
and thin heraelf. , t J**!**;
He- mastered btmeeU with an effort,
and, for the rest of the evening, was his
usual cheery self; He teased Maggie Into
tears; chaffed stolid little Andrew; and
bantered Sam'l Todd until that generally
Impassive man threatened to bash his
snout.for him.
Yet It waa with a great swallowing
at hla throat that, later, he turned down
the slope, for homo.
James Moore and Parson Leggy accom?
panied him to the bridge over the Was
J?rel, and stood a while watching as he
disappeared irito the summer night.
"Yon'a a good lad,", said the Master
half to himself.
"Yes." the parson replied; "I always
thought there was gopd In tho boy, If
only his fathcr'd glvo him a chance Ana
look at the way Owd Bob thoro -follows,
him. There's not another soul outside
Konmulr he'd do that for."
"Ay, sir," said tho Master. "Bob knows
a mon when ho noes one."
"Jio docs," acquiesced tho other. "And
hy the by, James, the talk' In the village
la that you've settled not to run him for
the Cup.- Is that ho?"
The Master nodded, i
"It Is, sir. Thoy'ro all mad I should,
but J mun crops 'cm. They fiay_ he's
reached his prime?arid so ho bais o* his
body, but not o'-his brain. And a sheep
dog-unllko other dogs-Is not at his best
till his hrnln Is at its. besl-and tunt
takes a while dovolopln', same as'lna
mon, I reck'n."
"Well, well," said the parson, pulling"
out a favorite phrase, "waiting's win
nlng-waltlng'fi winning." v ,
,- * ? ? ? , ? ?
David slipped up Into his room and Into
bed unseen, he hoped. Alone with the
darkness, he allowed himself, the rare
relief of tears; and at longth fell asleep.
Ho awoke to find'his father,Btandln* at
his bedside. The little man hold a fee?
ble dlp-candlo in his hand, which lit his
callow face In crude black nnd'while, in
the doorway, dimly outlined, .was-'the
greV figure ot Red Wull,
"Whaur Im yo been the day? the lit
llo man naked. Then, looking down on
Die whlto, stained face beneath him, he
added hurriedly; "It ye Ilka to lie. I'll
believe ye."?*'
David was out of bed and standing up
In his nlght-shlrt. Ho looked at his fa
ihor contemptuously.
"1 im1' hln at Kenmuir. HI not lie for
yo' or your llkes.'Mia said proudly.
Tho Utile man shrugged; lvs Bhouid?rs.
?"Toll o lee and sljcfc'.lo ?It,* Is my
rule, and a good one, too, .In honest Eng?
land. 1 for one* 11 no thinly ony the worse
o' yo It yer memory plays yer false,
"D'yo Uilnk 1 cure a kick what yu
Ihlnk o' me?", the hoy asked brutally.
"Nay; there's 'nough Har? In this fam'ly
wl'oot ??"*?"
The candle tremhled and was still
a*A"ilckln' or a lle-talf yer choice!"
The boy looked scornfully down on his
father. Standing on'rils naked feet, he
already towered half, a head above \M
other and .was twice' the n\gn, -
"D'yo' think I'm fear'd o' a thrashln
fra yo'T Ooo" gracious me!'* he sneered.
"Why, I'd as lief let owd O'ammer Mad
dox'llek me, for all I care,"
A reference to his physical insufficien?
cies fired the little man aa surely as ti
lighted match powder,
"Ye maun bo cauld, atandln' tlicro so.
Kin ye'doon and fetch oor little frlen' *'?
a reference to a certain strap hanging in
the kitchen. "I'll gee If I can warm ye,"
David turned and stumbled down the
unlit, narrow stairs. The hard, cold
boards struck like death against his nak?
ed feet. At his heels followed Red Wull,
his hot breath fanning tho boy's bare
legs.
So Into the kitchen and back up the
stairs, and Red Wull always following.
"I'll no despair yet o', teachln* yo the
fifth commandment, though I kill mane!'
In doln' it!" cried'the little man, seizing
the strap from the boy's numb grasp.
t >-. ? ? 0 ??? ?
When It was over. M'Adam turned,
breathless,. away. At (ho threshold of,
the room he stopped and looked round;
a little, dim-lit. devilish figure, framed
in the door; while from the blacknoss be?
hind, Red Willi's eyes gleamed yellow.
Glancing back. Urn-little man caught
such an expression on David's faco that
for once ho was fairly afraid. Ho bang?
ed tho door and hobbled actively down
thy stairs.
CHAPTER VII. ,?..
THE WHITE WINTER. ,
M'Adam?In his sober moments, at taa*t
?never touched David again; Instead, ho
devoted himself lo the moro congenial
exercise of the whiplash of his tonguo,
And ho was wise; for David, who was
already nigh a head tho taller of the
two, and comely and strong in propor?
tion, oould. If he would, havo taken his
father In tho hollow of his hand and
crumbled him like a dry leaf. Moreover,,
with hits tongue, at least, tho little man
enjoyed the noblo pleasure of making thu
hoy wince. And ?o the war waa carried
on none the less vindictively.
Meanwhile another.summer wass pass?
ing nway, and every day brought fresn
proofs of the prowess of Owd Bob. Tain,
mas, whoso stock of yarns anent Rex,
son of Rully had after forty years' hard
wear begun to pall on the--, loyal oars
of even old Jonas, found no lack of new
material now. In the Dalesman's Daugn
ter In Sllverdalo and In tl?e Bordeiynam
at Qrammoch-town, each succeeding
market day hrought some fresh Jale,
Men told how the gray dog had outdom.
Gypsy Jack, tbe<8hoep.ineak; b?w he had
cut out a Kenmulr shearllnff: from the
very centre of Lqn/dosley'a p?ck; and U
thousand like stories,
The Gray Dogs of Kenmulr nave al?
ways been equally heroes' and fav^rCH
Jn Ihe Daleland, And the confidence of
the Dalesmen (n Owd Bob was now ln?
vfnolblB. Sometime*" oh market days, he
would execute some unaccountable ma-,
tietivre, and a strange shepherd would
ask: "What's the ?ray dog at?" 'lo
which the nearest.Dalesman would reply!
".Nay, 1 carina, tell ye! But he's reet
enough. Yon's Owd Bob o' Kenmulr."
, . '{To be Continued To-morrow./
been Interviewed hV a representative of
the paper In question or by any represen?
tative of any paper since May 1st. At
the tlmo he was alleged to have given .
the> Interview lie was in the country visit?
ing with his iwlfe a deacon of hla church.
He pronounced tho whole article's "basa
and baseless production, tending to hurt
his own good name and the cause of
Christ," ?; >
"That I should favor both a crlmlnnV
and a brutal prize fight," he said, "no
ono who knows me wlirbelieve. ;That I
should purchase tickets for and1 attend
the vile spectacle none but a corrupt mind
could Imagine." Early Saturday morn?
ing, before the article appeared, he had
written to Mayor'.?Weaver, Raying that
again, as a Christian minister, ho was
called upon to thank tho Mayor for the
action taken.
In the/alleged interview he referred to
the; exclamation; "You don't say so," ns
one that "no cultivated gentleman would
use.:' and a "rattling good boxing con?
test" as one thnt no clergyman of stand?
ing would employ.
During his statement Dr, Tupper's volca
faltered at times, and hq**seemed strug?
gling to control his emotion. He con?
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"Father, forgive them, for they know not
what they do." At the close of the ser?
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