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TflE UBtlT IN THE ElfARINGi A TALE OF THE NORTH COUNTRY IN THE TIME OF SILAS WIGHT 1 IRVING DAHELLEBw AUTHOt Of tttN HOIMH. PHI M3 1. DAtta. Of Tltt BlIA, tWW W WITH UZZ1L ITC, tTC BART HEARS SOME STARTLING NEWS ABOUT THE SON OF THE MONEY LENDER. Synopsis. Tlnrton Dnynca, nn orphan, goes to lire with his uncle, I'enbody Ilnyncs, and hi Aunt Docl on n farm on Itnttlerond, In a neighborhood railed I.tckltyspllt, about tho year 1820. Ho meets Sally Dunkelbcrg, about hi own ago, but socially ot a class nbovo tho Ilnyncses, nnil I fascinated by her pretty faco and fine clothes. Harton also meets Moving Kate, known In tho neighborhood as tho "Silent Woman." Amos Orlmsbaw, n young son ot tho richest man In tho town ship, Is a visitor at tho Ilayncs homo and Ilovlns Koto tells tho boys' fortunes, predicting a bright future for Harton and death on tho gallows for Amos. Harton meets Silas Wright, Jr., a man prominent In public affairs, who evinces much Interest In tho boy, Harton learns of tho power of money when Mr, Orlmshnw threatens to tnko tho Ilayncs farm unless a noto which ho holds Is paid. Now In his sixteenth year, Har ton, on bis way to tho post offlco at Canton, meets n stranger and they rtdo together. They encounter a highwayman, who shoots and kills the strnngor. Uirton's horse throws him and runs nway. As thy murderer bonds over tho stranger Harton throws o stone, which hn observes wounds the thief, who makes off at once. A few weeks later Una leaves homo to enter Michael Ilnckct's school at Canton. , CHAPTER VIII Continued. 9 "Thero comes CotoncI Hand," said Mrs. ITackct as tho looked out ot tho window. "Tho poor lonoly Whig I Ho has nothing to do these days but sit around tho tavorn." Colonel Hand was a surly-looking man beyond rnlddlo age, with largo eyes that ahowod signs of dissipation. He had n small, dark tuft beneath his lower tip and thin, black, untidy balr. "What do yo think tins happened?" be askod as bo looked down upon us with a majestic movement of his hand. "The son o' that old Hucktall, Hen Crlmohaw, 1ms been nrrtstcd and brought to loll for murder." For murdcrl" asked Mr. and Mrs. Ilackct la ono breath. "For bloody murdor, sir," the colonel went on. It was tho Bbootlng of that man In the town ' Dallybecn a few weeks ago. Things have come to a pretty pass In this country, I should say. Talk abost law aa4 order j we don't know what It means bevo and why should wc? Tho party In power Is avowedly opposed to It yes, sir. It has fattened upon bribery nnd corrup tion. Do you think that tho son o' Hen Grltnshaw will receive punish ment even If he Is proved gulltyt Not nt all. He will be protected you mark my words." Ho bowed and left us. When tho door had closed behind him Mr. Ilackct said: "Another victim horned by the Snapdragon I If a man wcro to be slain by n bear back In tho woods Colonel Hand would look for guilt In the opposition party. Michael Henry, whatever tho truth may bo rc;nrdtng tho poor boy In Jail, we nro In no way responsible. Away with sadness I What Is tlmtJ" Mr. Hackct Inclined his car and then added: "Michael Henry saya that ho may bo Innocent nnd that we had bet ter go and see If wo can help hlra. Now I hadn't thought o' that Had you, MnryJ" "No," the girl answered. "Wo must bo letting Mike go ahead of us always," said her father. "Votl ww tho crime, I bcllovc," turning to roe. I told them all I knew of It "Dpon my word, I like you, my bravo lad," said the schoolmaster. "I heard of all this and decided that you would bo a help to Mlchncl Henry and n creditable student. Come, let us go and pay our compliments to tho senator," Tho schoolmaster and I went over to Mr. Wright's houso a white, frnroo building which had often been pointed nut to me. Mrs. Wright, n One-looking lady who met us nt the door, said that tlir sen- nlnr hnd gone over to tho mill with his wljcslbarrow. "Wo'vo plenty of time and we'll wait for hire," said the schoolmaster. "I see him I" sni.l tittle John as he and Itntli run to the gate and down the rough plnnk walk to meet Hui. We saw him coming a little way dawn the street lit tils shirt-sleeves with his barrow In front of him. Ho stopped nnd lifted little John In his firms, and after a moment put him town and embraced ltuth. "Well. I sec ye still love tho tender embrnee o' the w hcclbarrow," said Mr. llnflktt as wo approached tho senator. "Slf embrace 1 tho tenderer of the two," the latter laughed with a look nt his hands. He recognized tne and seised my two hands nnd shook them ns ho soldi "Uiion my word, her Is my friend Hart I was not looking for you here." Ho put his hand on my head, now higher than his shoulder, and said I "1 was not looking for you here." He asked about my aunt 'and uncle and expressed Joy at learning that I was now under Mr. Hacket "I shsll be here for a number ot evaeka," he said, "and I shall, want' to soo you often. Maybe well go hunt ing somo Saturday." Wo bade him good morning and ho went on with his wheelbarrow, which was loaded, I r'tnombcr, with stout sacks of meal and flour. Wo went to tho school at halt past eight What a thrilling place It was with Its 78 children nnd Its thrco rooms, now noisy they wcro as they waited In tho schoolyard for tho bell to rlngl I stood by tho doorstdo look ing very foolish, I daro say, for I know not what to do with myself. My legs encased In tho tow breeches felt as If they woro on Are. I saw that most of the vlllago boys wore bought ..-n clothes and lino boots. I looked down at my own leather and was n towor of shamo on n foundation of greased cowhide. Sally Dunkelbcrg came In with some other girls nnd pro tendod not to soo me. That was the hardest blow I suffered. Among tho handsome, well-dressed boys of the rill use was Henry Willi the boy who had stolen my water melon, I had never forgiven him for that or for tho killing of my little ben. Tho bell rang and we marched Into tho big room, whllo a fat girl with crinkly hair played on a mclodeou. Henry and another boy tried to shove mo out of line nnd n big paper wad struck tho side of my head as wo wcro marching In and after wo wcro seated a cross-eyed, freckled girl In a red dress mado a faco at me. It was, on tho whole, tho unhapplcst day ot my life. During recess I slapped a hoy's faco for calling mo a rabbit and tho two others who camo Mr, A I Saw a Face and Figure Behind the Orated Door of One of These Cells. to help him went awny full of fenr fitld nitntllfthtni'Mt. for 1 hnrl l,n strength of a young moose In me thoso unys. Alter mat tncy began to mako friends with me. In the noon linur n mnn rnmn tn tnn In the scboolynrd with a subpena for i iiu examination oi Amos unmshnw nnd explained Its meaning. Whllo I wns Inlklnf? with ltd. mnn Sally passed me walking with another girl and said : "Hello, Hurt 1" I nhlfrvfil thnf llrnrv Will. nnn.l them and walked down tho street at tho sldo ot Sally, I got my first pang of Jealousy then. When crtinnl trim rinf ihn nftnp. noon Mr. Hacket sad I could have an uuur m aee ine slants or me village, so I set out, feeling much depressed. I walked toward the house of Mr. Wright and saw him digging potatoes In the garden and went In. I knew that be was my friend. "Well, Hart how do you liko school)" he asked. "Not very well," I answered. "Of course not I It's now to yon Ujw, and you miss your aunt nnd uncle. Stick to It You'll mako friends and get Interested bcforolony." "I wont to go home," I declared. "Now let's look nt tho compass," ho suggested. "You'ro lost for a minute, and llko all lost pcnplo you'ro heading the wrong wny, Don't bo misled by selfishness. Forget what you want to do and think ot what wo want you to do. Wo want you to mnko n man ot yourself. You must do It for the sako of thoso dear peoplo who have dono so much for you. Tho needto points toward tho schoolhouso yonder." Ho went on with his work, nnd ns I walked awny I understood that tho nccdlo ho referred to wns my con science. I went about my chorea. Thero was to bo no more wavering In my con duct At the supper table Mr. Hackct kept us laughing with songs nnd jests nnd stories. The boy John, having been reproved for rapid eating, burled bis spoon upon the floor. "Thoso In favor of bis punishment will ptenso say nyol" said tho school master. I remember that we had a divided houso on that Important question. Tho schoolmaster said: "Michael Henry wishes him to bo forgiven on promise of better conduct but for tho next offenso bo Khali tide the bad' gcr." This meant lying for a painful mo ment ncross bis fathers knee. Tho promlsu wns given nnd our merrymaking resumed. Tho district attorney, whom I had met before, enmo to sco mo after supper'and asked inoro questions and advised ma to talk with no ono about the shooting with' out his consent Soon he went away, and after I had learned my lessons Mr. Hacket said: "Let us walk up to tho Jail and spend a few minutes with Amos." Wo hurried to tho jail. The sheriff, a stout-built stern-faced man, admit ted us. "Can we sco tho Qrlinshaw boy?" Mr. Hackct Inquired. "I guess so," bo answered ns ho lr;V roso from his chair and took do, ' bunch of largo keys which had boon banging on tho wall. "His fa ther has Just left" Ho spoko In a low, solemn tono which Impressed me deeply as ho put a lighted candlo In tho hand ot tho schoolmaster. Ho led us through a door Into a narrow corridor. Ho thrust n big key Into the lock ot a heavy Iron grating nnd throw It open and bado us step In. Wo entered on Ul-smclllng stone-floored room with a numbor ot cells against Its rear wall. Ho locked tho door behind us. I saw a faco and flguro In tho dim condlo light behind tho grated door of ono of these cells, How lonely nnd dejected nnd helpless was tho expression of that figure I Tho sheriff went to the door and un locked It "Hello, Qrlmshaw," he said sternly. "Step out hero." It all went to my heart tho man ners of tho sheriff so llko tho cold Iron of his keys and doors tho dim candlo light, tho pale, frightened youth who walked toward us. Wo shook his hand and ho said that ha was glad to sco us. I saw tho scar under his left car nnd reaching out upon Ids check, which my stono had mode, and know that he bora tho mark ot Cain, He asked If ho could sco mo alone and tho sheriff shook his head and said sternly : "Against tho rules." "Amos, I'vo a boy o' ray own nn' I feel for ye," suld tho schoolmaster. "I'm going to como here, now und then, to cheer yo up and bring yo somo books to read. It there's any word ot advico I can give yo let mo know. nave yo a lawyer)" "There's nio coming tomorrow." "Don't say a nord about tho case, boy, to unyouo but your luwycr mind that" Wo left him nnd went to nur homo and beds, I to spend half tho night thinking ot my discovery, slnco which, for sor'o reason, I had no doubt of the guilt of Amos, but I spoko not ot It to any one and tho secret worried inc. Noxt morning on my wny to school ,1 passed n scene moro atrnngo and racuiorublo than any In my long ex perience. I saw the shabby llguro of old UenJamln Urlmslmw walking In the side path. Ills hands were In his pockets, his eyes bent upon the ground. his lips moving as If ho were In deep thought. ItoOiig Kate, tho ragged, silent womau who, for tho fortune ot Anion, had drawn n gibbet tho shadow of which was now upon him, walked slowly behind tho money lender point ing nt him with her bony forciltigcr. Her stem eyes watched him as tho cat watches when Its prey Is near It, Sho did not notice inc. Silently, her feet wrapped In rags, shu walked behind tho man, always pointing at him. Whon ho stopped sho stopped. When bo resumed his slow progress sho fol low ed. It thrilled me, partly because I had begun to believe In tho weird, mysterious power of tho 8ilcnt Wom an. 1 hud twenty minutes to sparo rml so I turned Into the main street behind and close by thcni. I saw him stop and buy aonio crackers and nn apple and n piece of cheese. Mean whllo sho stood pointing ut hltn. Ho saw, but gnvo no heed to her. Ho walked along tho street In tront ot the stores, she following as before. How patiently sho followed I I started for the big schoolhouse and a number of boys joined mo with pleasant words. Sally ran past us with that low lived Wills boy, who carried her books for her. His father bad gone Into tbo grocery buxliaaa tad Henry, yore behten clothes. 1 couldn't tell Ball) how mean he was. I was angry and decided not to speak to her until sh spoke to me. I got along better In school, nlthov -h thero was somo Ut- terlnr when I recited, probably be cnuso I bad n broader dialect and big ger boots than tho boys In tho vlllag.it CHAPTEfl IX I Meet President Van Buren and Am Cross-Examined by Mr. Qrlmshaw. Tho days went easier after that Tho boys took mo Into their play and somo of them were most friendly. I bad a swift foot nnd n Rood cyo ns well ns a strong arm, and could hold my own nt thrco old cat a kind ol basebnlt which wo played In the schoolyard, Snturday came. As w wcro sitting down nt tho table that morning tho younger children clun to tho knees of Mr. Hackct and begged him to take them up tho rivet In n boat. "Oonil Lord! What wilt thou glv mo when I grow childless)" he ex claimed with his arms around them "That was tho question ot Abraham, and It often comes to me. Of coursi wo shnll go. Hut hark I Let us heal what tho green chair has to sny." Thero was a moment of sllcnco and then ho went on with n merry laugh. "Hlght yo arc, Michael Henry I You nro always right, my boy (lod blest your soull Wo shall tako Hart with us an' doughnuts an' checao un' cook ies on' dried meat for alt" From that moment I (into tho bc ginning of my lovo for tho occupant of tho green chair In the homo of Ml chncl Hackc Thoso good peoplo were Catholics and I n I'rotestant nnd yet this Mlchncl Henry always Insisted upon tho most dellcato consldcratloc for my faith and feelings. "I promised to spend tho morntn In tho field with Mr. Wright It I ma) havo your cogent, sir," I said. "Then wo shall censolo ourselves knowing that you are In better com pany," said Mr. Ilackct Mr. Dunkelbcrg culled at the housi In Ashcry lano to see mo aftci breakfast "Hart, If you will como with me 1 should llko to order somo storo clothe and boots for you," ho Bald In bit squeaky voice. For a moment I knew but how to answer him. Nettled as I had been by Sally's treatment of me, tho offer wal llko rubbing ashes on tbo soreness ol my spirit I blushed and surveyed my garment! and said: "I guess I look pretty bad, don't I)' "You look all right, but I though) moybo you would feel better In sottet raiment, especially If you caro to g( around much with tho young people. 1 am an old friend ot tho family nnd I guess It would bo proper for me t buy tho clothes for you. When yoi ore older you enn buy a suit for me. somo time, If you care to." It should bo understood that well- to-do peoplo In tho towns wcro mors particular about their dress thost days than now. "I'll ask my nunt and node about It," I proposed. "That's all right," ho answered. Ta going to drlvo to your houso this after noon and your undo wishes you tc go with me. Wo are nil to have a toll with Mr. Qrlmshaw," Ho left mo and I went over to Mr Wright's. They told mo that ho was cuttlni corn I tho back lot, where I fount blm. "Mr. Dunkelbcrg camn this tnomtni and wanted to buy mi) somo nc clothes nnd boots," I said. The senntor stopped work and stood looking nt mo with his hnuds upou hli hips. "I wouldn't let htm do It It I wen you," ho Biihl thoughtfully. Just then I saw n young mnn come running tnwnrd us In tho distant field, Mr, Wright took out his compass. "Look here," ho said, "you sco the nccdlo points duo north." Hu took n lodcstone out of his pocket, nnd holding It nenr the com pass moved It back and forth. The nccdlo followed It Tho young man came up to ns breathing deeply. Perspiration wns rolling off his face. Ho was much ex cited nnd spoko with some dllllculty, "Senator Wright," ho gasped, "Mrs. Wright scut mo down to tell you that President Van Huron Is at tho house." I remember vividly tho look of mild amusement In tho senator's faco and tho scrcno calmness with which he looked at tho young man and said to hlmr "Tell Mrs. Wright to mako hlra com fortable In our easiest chair and to say to the president that I shall bo un directly." Qrlmshaw seeks by an offer of a bribe to Uncle Peabody to prevent Dart from tailing what ho knows about the guilt of Amos. How Uncle Peabody and Dart received this offer Is told In the next Installment to ni: CONTINUED.) Duoyed by Qlerlou Faith. What n world wcro this; Imnr nn. endnrablo Its wclchL If thnv mlmm death had sundered did not ncaln I Southoy. Her Happiest Days. Tho other day a lady confided to nt that tbo happiest days of her life were spent during tbe thrco years that aha was eighteen. Boston Transcript Boone? or later the trralr man nAa himself up to bttneck la Ue sca!i ef despair. Perhaps Hs Hsd Repented. A funny ono happened the other dny In tho ollU'e of it Justice of tbo pence, A young couple wcro being married, surrounded by several friends. As usual, the rltunl enmo to that place a hero tho justice snldi "Does niivnno present know (if nnv reason why this couple should not he- nine mnn nnd wife)" And to everybody's muuzciiiciit, Din groom Hiko up, "I do." As no en I (I afterwards, "that's what conies nf to) tnnny rehearsals." When He Dfd It "From what you tell me, Hani, you have been n busy mnn nil your life)" "Yes, snhj yes, snh." "You've ilunc n great ileal In ynui time nnd day. Ham, I guess," "Yes, mil. Dot Is, l'se done n good lot In nmh dny ; but It wur. In do tosa't time, nib." Ynnkcrs .Statesman. It's Effect. "How did you like the moving pic ture piny" "I thought It wns reel Hire." F Don't Poison Baby. ORTT YEAftS AOO almost every mother thought her child must have) I'AIlEaOllIO or laudanum to make It siren. Them drum will nrrxlnw, 1 slw-n. and n FEW DHOPS TOO MANY will nroduin thn HLEEl' FROM WHICH TUEltK 1.4 NO WAKINU. Many nro the children who havo been killed or whoso health has U-en ruined for life by parrgurio, lauda num and morphine, each of which Is a narootla product of opium. Druggists are prohibited from Milling either ot tho narcotics named to children at all, or to anybody without labelling them "poison," Tho definition of "narcotio" Is i "A mtdlcine tcMch rtUtvu pain anil produtei iltrp, tmt tchteh In poUon out dota produeu tUipor, coma, cmvuMoni ami death" The taste and smell of medicines containing opium arn disguised, and sold under tho names of " Drops," " Cordials," " Soothing Syrups," etc You should not permit any medlclno to bo given to your children without you or your phisfclan know of what It la composed. OABTOKIA DOES NOT CONTAIN NAKCOTICS, U it bears tho signature or unaa, ii. rietcner. Genuine Castorla always bears the signature Whlllna Away telsure Hours. "I uoniler how much wood Wllhelm turn renlly chopped." "I ilumin," answered l-'nrmer Corn-losm-l, "hut 1 have n suspicion he didn't cut down tnoreti't fiinuuti to iiiako n few good llslilti' rods for tils elf nn' the boys." After He Had Declined It. "Wlmt made l.alln n itind language, pit)" "till. I gui-NN Miiiichoily doctor eil It." ("urinous Magnxlne. What n I -! i II 1 1 fit I world this would ho If llouerN only grow to rem-tnhlo their pictures In the xooil nilnloguc. SAFE, GENTLE REMEDY BRINGS SURE RELIEF For 20(1 yssrs flOLI) MTOAL nasr lem Oil has rnsbled suffering human ity to withstand attacks ot kidney, Urer, blsdiler snd stomach troubles and all diseases connected with tbe urinary orsans, and to build up and restore to health orisns weakened by disease. These most Important orrans mutt be watchtd. because they filter and purlf the blood l unlets tbey do tlitu- work you are doomed. Weariness, sleeplcsmeit, nervous ness, desponutnoy, backache, stomach trouble, paint In the loins and lower abdomen, (ravel, rheumatism, sclstlca and lumbago all warn you of trouble with your kidneys. GOLD MKDAIj Uaarltra Oil Captules are tbe remedy sWffw6AM6US PICTURES you need. Take three or four every dsy, Q be healing oil sosks Into tbe cells and llnleg of tbe kidneys and drlres out the poisons. New lite and health will surely follow. When your normal vijor has been restored continue treatment for a while to keep yourself In condi tion and prevent a return ot the dis ease. Don't wait until you are IncsnsMe ot flfhtlnr. Htart taking UOI.D MEDAL Haarlem Oil Capsules today. Your drurtist will cheerfully refund your money If you are not satisfied with results. Hut b sure to ret the orlflnal imported UOLD MEDAL and accept no substitutes. In three sites. Healed packarcs. At all drug stores. Old Masters Taken by Drltlth Officer From the Ruins of Ypres Cathedral, The king of tho HutglaiiN will shortly have returned tn him two famous pic lures which were rescued, four years niro, from Ypres cathedral. It ap pears that during the hntnlmrilinciit of Ypres In HHIi n young HrltUh artil lery olllcer noticed lusliln the cathe dral, which wns being heavily shelled, that tho only things tint shattered by Herman lire wero two largo Flemish iniiNterH, dated 1IS00, hanging somu "0 feet high mi tho walls. How tn get them mid snvu them for Hclghim wns tint question which Immediately pre tented Itself. The olllcer culled two private soldiers to help hlui, ami with 1 1 ic ulil of some long gits pipes which Inn) been blown down by thu (lerniaii fire, and two large hooks, the pictures were lowered to the ground. The of ficer, Lieutenant Daniels. It. A., then cut the pictures out of their frames ami put I hem In n large sack, which he lived for u time ns n lied. In tho end he look t tiiiii to London, whore, with tin- np nival of the llelglau minister, 'hey ln f been placed on exlillillliui prior to tii-otg returiieil to King Albert at HiuhkcIk. Safeguarding a Jewel. "Could .Mill iirrmiKo to havo tin- lei lei currier call only onco a week ut my liouie)" nskeil .Mr. Crosshils. "What's l In- Idea)" Inquired thu man nt tho post nlllee window. "My wife's afinlil (he new cook will Ihlnk lie's eoiiiputiy coming to dinner and lenve before wo can explain." NOT AN UNNATURAL ERROR Inquirer Might De Excused for Think Ing Old Lady Was Qone Deyond Recall. Concerning the cheese Hint mnilo Llmhiirg fiitiimis, a bulletin of the Nn tlomil (leographle society quotes n cominiinleutloti from William Wlsncr C'luiplii ns follows: "Llmhiirg Is sometimes railed the garden of Holland. Of thn celebrated relish known ns Llinlmrger cheese It hns long been a query how an nrtlcln of food mndo from delicious material mid considered such u delicacy ran poKHcsH ho obnoxious nn odor und still letalii Its self-respect. This peculiarity lias made Lliutiurger cheese responsi ble for many minislng Incidents. "A Dutcli-AMiericaii rural citizen once went In town to mako somo purchases, mining which wns somu of this odorif erous commodity. For convenience h placed It In a long box In the wngnn behind tho sent. Happening In stop on the road, an Inquisitive iicqiiulnt mice npproacheil mid asked what the box contained. "In answer In- railed the lid mid re plied, 'I have my grandmother.' "'Well,' rejoined the Inquirer, ns he caught a whin of the contents, 'slio's not In a trance.' " Courage. "Aren't jiui nfrnld to wear n buttl ing suit like that)" "Afmlil of what)" asked tho git I. "Sunburn." Home men Imagine they uru thn whole orehoslrn liecuuso they have drums In their ears. j Every Year Sees I An Increased Demand j S for Postum, from coffee j drinkers who realize a 3 change in habit will I bring better health. The Original Postum Cereal is rich and satisfying as a table drink for both young and old. At Grocers. Two sizes, usually sold at 15c and 25c. 0 i a o o 3