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They all moved on together slowly.
He mentioned a house that had been
taken for the hunting season by some
friends of hers.
At this Junction Katherine and the
children walked briskly on ahead.
"It is tea-time, you know," the girl
explained. As a matter of fact, she
was anxious to get away.
Sir Samuel had trick of staring at
any woman he thought worth looking
at in a very embarrassing fashion, and
Katherine Graniger was certainly
pleasing to the eye.
The note of her appearance was
simplicity Itself beside the costly
elegance of Mrs. Lancing, but she was
slim, and straight, and fresh, and
young, and with such a pair of eyes
any woman must have been attractive.
"So you are rusticating," Brox
bourne said, as he and Camilla were
left to themselves "not much In your
line, is it? But I suppose now that
you are going to settle down you
have turned over a new leaf entirely.
Is the lucy man down here?"
"No, he has gone to build a hospital,
or buy up the whole country, as a
thanksgiving for our approaching wed
ding," Camilla laughed. "Don't you
think a hospital is a very good idea?
I expect he imagines he may want it
before I have finished with him."
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She spoke £js lightly as ever, and
laughed with the same ease, but with
in the warm embrace of her furs she
seemed to wither, to shrink a little
Not half an hour before she had been
longing, praying almost, for some bar
rier to stand in the pathway of her
marriage. Now she knew with the un
erring sense of intution that what she
had dreaded so much just before
Christmas, and which of late she had
managed to forget almost entirely, was
coming upon her—that her future was
definitely threatened.
She had been so protected of late,
BO wrapped about with the tenderest,
the most chivalrous care, that she felt
this sudden translation Into the old
atmosphere more keenly than she had
ever felt any of her former troubles
and anxieties. It was as though she
had been stripped of every warm gar
ment, and thrust shivering and help
less into the aching cold of a black
frost.
Yet she tried to play her part.
"You wrote me a very nice letter,
Sammy," Bhe said.
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By MARIA ALBANESI
Copyright 1907 by Maria Albanesl. All Rights Reserved.
CHAPTER XII ^Continued.
"Came back three" days ago," the
man answered rather shortly. "I
suppose Brenton will not mirid put
ting this animal up for me? He- can't
go much further."
"Where are you staying?" asked
Camilla.
He laughed.
"Yes, didn't I? Too good by half.'
Fate had played Camilla a nasty
trick by bringing her face to face
with this man just at this particular
moment. When he had been thrown
his first act on picking himself up
had been to trash his horse unmerci
fully. That had relieved him little
but the poison of his anger had not
worked off completely. He had always
promised himself the pleasure of deal
ing very straightly with Mrs. Lancing.
He was not likely to deny himself the
satisfaction of doing this when he felt
so much in need of a vent for his feel
lngs when, too, he knew that he had
the situation in the hollow of his hand
"I must say," he said, with that
same sneering tone in his voice, "that
I was taken all aback when I heard
what had happened. Always thought
you were a model of fidelity, that
your heart was buried in Ned's grave
and that sort of thing, don't you
know? But money makes a great dif
ference, and there has never been
quite enough money for you, has there
Camilla?"
She shivered. There was a leer on
his face as he turned and looked at her
She answered him half-lighly, lialf
wearily.
"Oh, I don't know! I think one can
have too much of anything, even ot
money."
At this Sir Samuel laughed loudly.
"Well I must say you are a clever
woman. Yes, by Jove! your are. 1
used to think in the old days, when
Ned was on the scene, that you were
a fool and a saint combined. I know
a little bit better now."
Camilla's lips quivered. She turned
to him. There was an unconscious
entreaty in her voice.
"Dear Sammy," she said, "why are
you so cross with me?"
But he only answered with another
laugh.
"Yes in the old days," he went on,
"you played the part of the prude to
prefection. Kept a fellow at arm's
length, and pretenede all sorts of
things."'
"Why go back to those old times?"
asked Mrs. Lancing, in a very low
voice.
"Because I choose to do so: because
here is something that has to be settled
between us, and you know that! I
suppose you think I v.-as taken in by
CASTORIA
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IhaJUnd You Have Always Bought
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Color
Jixriutivtly,
the sweet way you treated me when
we met down here in November. But
it was the other way about. I took
you in, didn't I?"
It waB very cold in this damp coun
try road all the world seemed grey
the trees with their bare, seemingly
withered branches stood like spectres
against, the dull sky.
Camilla's colour had faded. She
looked haggard.
"Please speak a little more plainly."
she said.
And Broxbourne answered her.
"Not I. There is nothing to be gain
ed by telling the truth to a woman,
especially to a woman like you."
She caught her breath sharply, al
most as if she had been struck. Her
incredible swiftness, fathomed the
slgniflance of these words. She put
out her hand and gripped his arm.
What has to be said must be said
to me, and to me only." Then sudden
ly she broke down. "Oh, Sammy!"
she said, "I know. Don't you believe
I know I did you a great wrong?
There is nothing to excuse it, except
that you can't possibly realise what a
corner I was in! ... .What an awful
temptation it was! It has all been so
easy for you. You have never had to
face hard times and black, killing dif
ficulties. You can't be expected to
understand what these things mean."
Why didn't you ask me?" the man
said surlily and she answered in that
same broken way:
"I .1 could not. First of all,
you had gone away, and then I was
afraid ..."
She broke off abruptly he looked
at her sharply, and again he laughed.
'You thought I would want pay
ment," he said. "Well you're right
there. I have a good business in
stinct. I always like to get full value
for what I spend, or what Is taken
from me."
for what I spend, or what Is taken
from me."
At this juncture they had reached
the gates of Yelverton Park, and Sir
Samuel caught sight of a gardner. He
hailed the man. gave the horse into
his charge, and burdened him with
all sorts of commands to the head
groom.
"I'll be round at the stables very
shortly," he said.
Camilla had walked on, but he over
took her. Her white, drawn face
seemed to give him a great deal of
satisfaction.
"You don't offer to give back the
money, but I suppose that is what is
in your mind," he said.
His half-bantering tone stung her
like the lash of a whip she was silent
only because she could not speak.
"Well, my dear, you may as well
put that out of your mind once and
for all that little piece of paper
which you worked at so carefully is
not to be redeemed by money."
He searched in his pockets, found
his cigarette case, paused to strike a
match on his heel, and began smoking
without any pretnece of courtsey.
"This is a funny world, and no mis
take! I was very fond of you when
was prepared to make no end of a
fool of myself about you. And you
snubbed me up and down dale would
n't have anything to do with me. ou
were quite able to get along without
my friendship, thank you. There are
some things that stick, you know,
Camilla, and the way you shut down
on me in those days is one of those
things. I must say you have a rum
my notion of morality! I wasn't good
enough to come near yon. yet you had
no hesitation whatever about sneak
ing my money when the time came
along."
An exclamation like a r,ob escaped
Camilla. He laughed.
"It is an ugly way of putting it,"
he said "but it is the truth anyway,
and I fancy that with his peculiarly
straightforward views, his working
man's propensity for calling a spade
a spade, Mr. Haverford will regard the
matter in the same light."
The woman turned at this half pas
sionately.
"You are not going to tell him!
Oh, you cannot. You shall not!"
"It lies with you to decide whether
I tell him or not."
He puffed out some smoke on to the
damp air, and Camilla watched it
wreathe and separate and finally fade
into the mist that gathered about the
trees watched it with eyes dry and
hot with misery and shame and fear
Suddenly Broxbourne turned to her.
"You must break with this man,"
he said "I have a prior claim. I
don't, intend to let you marry him."
She stood still and looked at him
with dilated eyes.
"Break my engagement? Impossible
Impossible!"
Her heart was trobbing in her breast
her lips were white.
"Nothing is impossible," anrwered
the man: "after all, I am not treating
you badlr. If I did the right thing 1
should go to Haverford. What do
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you think he'd say, if he heard my
pretty little story? How you begged
a cheque out of me for a charity
bazaar, and how, by chance having got
hold of a blank cheque of mine, you
filled it in for a nice large sum, and
signed my name, by Gad! as bold as
brass! I remember," said Broxbourne,
shaking the ash from his cigarette,
"I was is a tearing hurry when I
answered your letter—it was the very
day I left for America, in fact. I
just scribbled the small cheque any
how, and never noticed that as I tore
it out of my cheque-book I tore a
blank one with it. But you found that
out in double-quick time, didn't you?"
Camilla turned to him. The hard,
dry look had gone from her eyes they
were dim with tears.
"Sammy!" she said brokenly, "don't
rub it in so hard. I know .1 know
how horrible this thing is! When you
came back last November, I nearly
died when I saw you. I prepared my
self for everything, and when you were
so friendly, when you said nothing, I
began to hope, even
fo
I I a to
ful ... I am in your hands, I know
it—but you—you won't be cruel to me
Sammy," said Camilla, in that same
moved voice. She caught her breath.
"If Rupert must be told I will
tell him. She turned to Brox
bourne abruptly. "Do you know why
I have promised to marry, him? It is
for my children's sake. Ned's father
suddenly stopped the money he had
been giving me, and demanded the
children. It is the truth I am telling
you, Sammy—the truth. The children
are more to me than life."
.Broxbourne answered her coldly he
was unmoved by her broken voice and
stained face.
"I have only been back a day or
two, but from what I can gather,"
he said easily, "I believe you are now
a fairly wealthy woman. I must say
he has behaved extraordinarily well,
but of course that was a little bit more
of you cleverness. Anyhow, as you
have just told me yon only promised to
marry him because of the children,
you see the man himself doesn't count.
You've got the money, and he cau't
take that away from you—I don't
suppose he would if he could—so all
you've got to do is to slide out of
things as quickly as you can. I'll give
you a month to do it in," Broxbourne
said magnanimously.
Camilla brushed her eyes with her
pocket-handerchief she was utterly
unable to answer htm, and at that
moment they heard the voice of Bet
ty calling to them. The child was
evidently running back to join them.
"Go on," said Camilla, hoarsely "go
on and meet her For
God's sake, go don't let her come
.... I .... I will follow.
"I'll take her along with me to the
stables," Broxbourne said, and he
limped with a smile as Camilla turn
ed, and half-wildly, half-blindly, walk
ed sharply away from the house.
CHAPTER XIII.
The year was speeding into spring.
Easter had come and gone.
Down in the country, in the old
fashioned gardens that stretched at
the back of Yelverton, the sun was
busy bringing out leaves, and even the
blossoms, almost visibly.
The children had. found a delightful
warm, sheltered spot, and there they
sat with Katherine basking in the
sunshine, protected from the chilliness
of the spring wind by the tall, sun
burnt wall on which spread pear
trees and peach trees, the pink flow
ers and the white flowers mingling to
gether where the long arms of the
branches met and touched.
Betty was supposed toNbe having les
sons, but she was not a very diligent
pupil not that any one ,urged her to
learn.
Mrs. Brenton's theory was that
children should run wild till they were
seven or eight, provided they were
properly influenced, and it was really
Agnes Brenton who superintended
with Katherine the care of the chil
dren now.
Mrs. Lancing had gone back to town
just before Easter rather hurriedly,
and she had not taken the children
with her.
Her plans had been changed. In
stead of staying in London she went
to the south of England on a visit.
From there she wrote, announcing that
she had felt impelled to postpone the
marriage.
"I don't quite know what is wrong
but my heart is playing me tricks, and
I really want to feel much better be
fore I rush into my new reponsi
bilities. I have a sort of idea the
Devonshire air will do me no end of
good."
The children rejoiced openly when
they found they were not going away
from Yelverton.
Rupert Haverford came frequently
down to see them all. His manner
with Katherine always amused her.
He seemed to regard it as a duty that
he should put lier through a sort of
cross-examination.
"I wish you would understand," she
said to him, half impatiently, once,
"that I really and truly want to be
with the children. What should I do
with myself if I went away from
them?"
You might travel. You might
study. Your income is not a very large
one, but stil! it would give you the
opportunity of coming in contract with
a lot of things about which you know
nothing now."
Katherine laughed at this.
"Well, that is true. I am woefully
ignorant," she said. "It is rather im
pertinent of me to call myself a gov
erness, but I am studying all the time.
Mr. Brenton is educating me. I shall
be quite learned in a little while."
"I only feel that it is my duty to
put before you certain possibilities,"
I Haverford said.
And Miss Graniger answered
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believe, you
ot know. Why did you not speak
then? Don't you bee now much worse
it is for me now?"
Sir Samuel smiled at her.
"Of course it is," he said, cigar
ette between his teeth "I know that
.1 tumbled to your little game with
this man the very moment I came
back, and I promised myself some fun.
It tickled me to death to have you
running after me just as if you liked
me, pretending to want me, and im
agining you were throwing dust in my
eyes! I settled then I would wait a
while. Worse for you! Well, do you
want me to say I am sorry?"
"I am very much obliged to you,
but I prefer the certainty that I have
to all the possibilities in the world."
Then there had b^en a rather brisk
passage of arms betV^en them on the
subject of the girl's msney.
"I wish you would not pretend
things to me," Katherine had said,
when they had first discussed the mat
ter. "I can't help feeling that this
is all your doing, that you consider it
your duty to make some provision for
me in fact," with a touch of defiance,
"I don't believe my mother had any
thing to leave me." After a little
pause she said, "And I assure you I
don't care in the least to take money
from other people, even from you, ex
cept, of course, when I earn it
She was astonished to see how
cross he looked.
"Evidently," he said, "you have not
read those old letters and papers I
gave you."
And then Katherine was obliged to
confess she had not done so.
"I advise you," Haverford had re
marked, "to acquaint yourself with
your mother's story, then you will see
I have invented nothing."
But Miss Graniger could be obsti
nate at times.
"Well," was ail she had remarked
in answer to thfs, "there may have
been something but I am convinced,
Mr. Haverford, you are giving me
more than I ought to have."
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THE OTTUMWA COUBIE'R
Health—
To this, a little stiffly, he said:
"If you are not satisfied with what
has been arranged, you can instruct
a lawyer to go into the matter. I will
give you the address of a very good
man."
And Katherine had frowned, and
then smiled.
"You know perfectly well I am not
grumbling at you. The idea Is ri
diculous!"
"Are you not?" he had queried, with
a smile. "Well, it sounded uncom
monly like it."
On the whole, however, they were
on the best of terms, although they
never progressed to intimacy.
April was well advanced when the
children's mother arrived unexpected
ly at Yelverton.
She had travelled up from Devon
shire without pausing for a rest In
town, and declared that she was per
fectly well! but Agnes Brenton was
shocked at her appearance—shocked,
too, and pained by the change in her
manner.
That quiet, apathetic languor was
gone. Camilla was all jerks and
nerves. She seemed strung up to the
highest pitch of excitement. She
talked incessantly, and smoked near
ly all the time. This was a new
habit.
It appeared she had not come to
stay at Yelverton. She was due at
Lea Abbey.
"I want to leave Dennis here," she
said to Mrs. Brenton. "She is seedy,
poor soul, and I told her she had bet
ter take a holiday. I can manage
without her for a day or two."
They strolled out-of-doors to join
the children. Katherine was dream
ing.
It was so delicious out in the garden
sitting looking at the country that
stretched away in the distance, veiled
in that tender, velvety bloom which Is
the first embrace of spring so de
licious to hear the irresistible and
varied notes of the thrush from the
boughs of the old apple tree, chanting
to the buzz of the bees humming in
and out of the adjacent currant bushes
The children were playing about her
Baby was picking flowers every now
and then she would over-balance her
self and topple over, and then she
would sit solemnly contemplating the
earth with a resigned expression till
Betty came and pulled her up. Her
treasures were always brought and
laid on Katerine's lap.
The girl closed her eyes for a mo
ment, and when she opened them it
seemed as if a fresh bunch of snowy
pear blossom on the wall beside her
had been whispering into life. Beyond
in the paddock little lambs were bleat
ing.
Betty had made a great discovery
that morning. The robin's eggs in the
nest hidden so cunningly (just at the
entrance into the fruit gardens) had
vanished, and in their place some
little feathered morsels, with wide
open beaks and glittering eyes, were
treasured in the warm, dark-depths
Life was full of indescribable delights,
The coming of Camilla was like the
falling of a curtain. The time for
dreams was ended the quiet garden
seemed to quiver with another kind of
life.
She spent the few hours she was at.
Yelverton with the children. They
carried her everywhere—through the
rough meadows, over the marches to
the woods that were carpeted with
primroses, with here a patch of wild
violets, and anon a streak of budding
bluebells. A great weight seemed to
have gathered about Katherine Gran
iger's heart. For the first time she
lagged as she walked, and quite for
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got to look for plover's eggs. Once, as
they paused to listen to a lark piping
out its soul in the clear sky, and then
watched it drop to earth, Camilla
pinched the arm she held.
"Naughty Kathie," she said "you
are not a bit glad to see me!"
The girl's eyes filled with tears.
"I am not a bit glad to see you
looking as you look now," she answer
ed.
"How do I look?"
"Ill and miserable. ."
Camilla laughed.
"Ill and miserable, my dear child
do you know what you are saying?
I may be a bit seedy—I don't
deny that—but how can I be miser
able when I have everything in the
world to made me happy?"
"I don't know why you should be.
I only know you are," was Katherine's
quietly spoken answer. They had to
carry Baby across the dykes the ex
ertion brought the colour flashing In
to her mother's cheeks for a while.
"I shall get yon a donkey to ride,
Boodles," she said, as they turned
homewards, their arms full, and their
hats wreathed with the wood flowers.
"You are such a lot too heavy to carry
That reminds me, Betty," Camilla
added, "you are going to have a dog,
a real beauty. Sammy is sending It
to you."
"I don't want It, thank you very
much, said Betty, In her clear treble.
"Rupert's going to glved me a dog. I
don't like Sammy." A little pause,
then the child said thoughtfully, "I'm
glad I'm not a dog, mummy—specially
Sammy's dog—because I've not gotten
to eat my din-din out of his plate.
And he can't kick me. I've saw him
kick his horse in the stable that day
he was throwed. I think he's a horrid
man."
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Camilla had turned white.
"You only care for the things Rpu
pert gives you," she said, in a
strangled voice then "Oh dear, how
tired I am, and there is a dance to
night! Why did I walk so far?"
Indeed, she was a long time getting
back to the gardens, and when they
were reached, she asked that the car
riage might be made ready at once to
take her over to Lea, Abbey.
When do you want to go to Lon
don?" Katherine asked her as they
went indoors together.
Next week ... I don't know. I
will write. It seems a sin to take the
chicks away from here here. How
well they look!"
A little later, when she was getting
into the carriage, Mrs. Lancing drew
the girl towards her.
"Don't let them forget me.
Her voice had an odd, dry sound.
"Don't let them suppose I am forget
ting because they do not see me.
Children can forget so easily." She
pressed Katherine's hand. "It is
funny," she said, in an uneasy way.
"I never left them before without
yearning to be back the moment they
were out of sight but I leave them
with you, almost happily, you funny
little cross-patch Kathie."
The governess looked at her. Once
again there were tears in her eyes.
"Come back soon," she said. "Come
back: and let us make you well. We
all want you."
(Continued in Next Issue.)
KILLED BY SLATE
Dave Meadows of Avery Loses Life in
Smoky Hollow
Mine.
Avery, Feb. 29.—Dave Meadows, a
miner, was killed in No. 6 mines to
day by a fall of slate. He was work
irg in a room by himself. Several
men heard a fall and ran to Meadow's
room, calling his name. Receiving
no reply, they ran into the room and
found bin-, pinned tc. the ground with
a large piece et slate that had crush
ed the life out of him.
It is a sad case, since he leaves a
"'fe and a little girl to mourn a lov
ing husband and father.
GIVES BIRTH TO QUINTUPLETS,
Five Babies Born to Woman Who
Weighs Less Than One Hun
dred Pounds.
Steubenville, O., Feb. 29.—Five chil
dren were born yesterday to Mr. and
Mrs. George Campbell. Three of the
babies died within an hour after their
birth. One boy and one girl will live,
it is said. Three of the children were
boys. Mrs. Campbell weighs less
than 100 pounds. The combined
weight of the infants was twenty
three pounds. Of Campbell's four
brothers, two are the fathers of twin
and each of the other brothers is
father of triplets. Campbell was for
twelve years in the United States
navy, and fought under Schley ofT San
tiago.
Man Seriously Hurt at Hiten-.an.
Albia, Feb. 29.—(Special.)—Harry
Cravln was caught by a fall of slate
In Mine No. 4 of the Wapello Coal
company at Hltemean and is not ex
pected to live.
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treatment at once and not allow her condition to become more CHRONIC, for the longer these cases are put
off the harder they are to cure.
All forms of UTERINE misplacements, OVARIAN troubles, BLADDER and RECTAL troubles and all
other complications given scientific attention.
If you call at the office it will cost you nothing for consultation and advice and if you place your case under
our "treatment we will do everything in our power to restore you as quick'y as possible and will make the
PRICE and TERMS WITHIN your reach.
We furnish all medicines so there is no outside expense in taking our treatment.. Remember the name.
DRS. KEITH & CO., First National Bank Building., Ottumwa, Iowa.
General office hours 9 a. m., to 8 p. m. Sunday hours: 9 a. m. to 1 p. m. Special hours for ladies, 2 to 4
p. m., dally. ALL EXAMINATIONS FREE. Afflicted women who live out of the city are invited to write
regarding their case.
Call or address.
ATTENTION FARMERS!
SEVERAL JAIL SENTENCES ARE
PICKLES
The Ottumwa Pickle Co. is ready to contract for Cucumbers it
60c per bushel, delivered at »ny of Its factories at the following
points: Ottumwa, Eldon or Douds, and will furnish seed free.
OTTUMWA PICKLE CO.
OTTUMWA, IOWA.
W.LJONES&CO.
WE HAVE A FULL LINE OF GARDEN SEEDS: ALSO
CLOVER, MILLET AND CANE SEED.
TRY OUR BANNER CHICK FEED.
STIFF FINES
ARE HANDED
AMONG THE LIST OF JUDG­
MENTS—ALL DREW FINES IN
ADDITION TO IMPRISOMENT.
GRAND JURY FINDS
MORE INDICTMENTS
WOMEN OF THE UNDERWORLD
ARE TO BE PROSECUTED IF
FOUND, MANY LEFT THE CITY
LAST NIGHT.
HERM DAVIS, 4 MONTHS IN
JAIL, A FINE OF $300 AND
COSTS
TOM SUMNER, GEORGE
WOLLETT. W. B. FLOYD AND
GEORGE CLOYD 60 DAYS
EACH IN THE COUNTY JAIL
AND A FINE OF $200 AND
COSTS.
JOBE CARTER AND CHAS.
MORRIS OF ELDON 30 DAYS
EACH IN JAIL AND A FINE
OF $100 AND COSTS.
C. M. THOMPSON AND REN
LANE DREW A FINE OF $300
EACH, BUT NO JAIL SEN
TENCES.
WM. HOLLENBECK, J. M.
THOMPSON, ANNIE KANE
AND FRANK WEBBER OF EL
DON, OPERATORS OF SLOT
MACHINES, FINED $100
EACH.
A. F. SCHARNWEBBER AND
H. E. M'MANIS, ATTENDANTS
AT GAMBLING HOUSES,
DREW A FINE OF $200 AND
COSTS.
Judge M. A. Roberts this afternoon
handed .a stiff sentence to the
gamblers. A majority of them re
ceived pail sentences in addition to
heavy fines.
During the forenoon the gamblers
were allowed to make a showing, in-
Court Room Filled.
The court room was well filled with
spectators who had gathered to wit
ness the doings of the court. An im
patience was even manifest when the
grand jury returned an additional
seven indictments. These were against
the bawdy housekeepers. Ordinarily
the reporting of the grand jury itself
is an event to be noted In "district
court but today the expected judgment
on the gamblers overshadowed even
this.
Each of the gamblers' cases was
taken up in turn by the
separately passed upon.
court and
The court
had a list of the names which he had
prepared during the noon rccess. He
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ARNOLD JEWELRY & MUSIC CO.,
Ottumwa, Iowa.
had considered the affidavits submit
ted during the morning session.
The court considered some of the
gamblers commltteed a greater of
fense than others as is sown by the
different lengths of sentence imposed.
The Eldon cases so far as slot ma
chines are concerned, were let off with
a fine which some believe is a heavy
one as compared to the sentences
given the gambling house keepers.
Grand Jruy Excused.
Again telling the grand Jury that it
was the best working bory of men
of any grand jury in the 13 years of
his experience as a judtgo, the court
excused them until the second daj' of
the April term of the district court,
unless otherwise ordered.
"I admire your fearlessnesses and
grit in acting nthe cases that have
come before your attention this term,"
said tlj^ Judge.
Under World Women.
It is currently reported today that
when the women o.* the under world
learned that indictments were about to
follow, they hastily made their de
parture from the city last 'night. More
than a score of the women in houses
of ill fame boarded outgoing trains
last night and are scattered about the
country in different cities.
Word had somehow reached them
that Judge Roberts had Instructed the
grand Jury to take a list of witnesses
submitted by him and investigate the
situation.
FAIL TO FREE THE BOOTHS.
Rock Island, III., Feb. 29.—The
movement led V' the Rock Island
Ministerial association to liberate En
sign and Mrs. Robert Booth of
Salvation army, held in jail by a
coroner's jury for the alleged murder
of their two weeks old babe, failed
yesterday when Judge Ramsay in the
circuit court refused to issue a writ
of habeas corpus or to admit the
couple to bail. The child was found
dead, with its throat cut, about two
weeks ago. Evidence Indicating that
nobody had been In the room but the
parents was found. The mother is
only 18 and in poor health, and
friends believe she may have killed
the child while in a. temporary fit of
insanity.
Captain of Steamer Murdered.
New Orleans. Feb. 29.— Captain
Frank Kem^le of New York, master
of the Southern Pacific passenger
tended for amelioration of judgment, steamer Antilles, was murdered here
The court then took the affidavits un- rarly today on the water front.. The
der advisement with the announce- police attribute the crime to thieves,
ment that this afternoon sentence,
should be passed.
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Store,
1*3 E. Main St,
Ottumwa, Iowa.

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