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txXD[PANDS CIARLE5 NEVILLE BUCKL NILLUSTRATIONS FRO I PHOTOOGRAPHS SCENES IN THE PLAY scAT P Aiu e-- hin I l mi) . I t: ie' S house. hut iin- cc rnn'ri rc1,'.+ B ays-cabiin, i ; t i etched her exprt ind her d up In the suan stwV "ess that had first cal[ ivatd and ,Mold him. ,,she trifd, ,th friank it's a picture. ,be commanded. turn the house, he a t tl' 1 liarly mournful < if the th 0 11, and. at ti: . : . thi ed, and on tt t r to saw a slendr . e the cabin wit I a picture, but no' Ae knew ;YZ "". it only a ftl been wrong, 1' a d. It was th. i rself B and compieted th t ictr( . r. there in the ibi :.mtlicit seek vain] to r.l' ro luc( gres. Her redl calico dress ed, but fell in gracet'l lines 5n bare ankles, though the tfrosts had already ialen. Marowfn hair hur g loose and about the oval of a face in Ihealf-parted lips were dashes and the eyes large violet gbe stood with her little chin 1 ,,half-wild attitude of recon a fawn might have stood. s arm and hand rested on frame, and, as she saw the nS, she colored adorably. thought she had never gistInctively and unaffectedly a.ceor figure. Then the girl n the steps and ran toward * said the man, "this Is I ant you two to love each loran Instant, Adrienne Les jot looking at the mountain jP then she opened both her she cried, "you adorable t tdolove you!" Iin the calico dress raised and her eyes were glistening. oeeged ter ye," she faltered. ib open and wondering ad ' ( You Two to Love Each S Other." stood gazing at the first I Upon whom her glance hadf Set over and took Sally's 1 'h said, softly, "is there I1 patter with her?" I eott shook her head. 1 " she said. others on," he went on I I wanted that first 1 S14 meet alone. George] O Wghuk.tc,. ston at mV I uacLe's house, but, unless you'd rather have it othcrwise, Sally wants you here." Do I stop now ?" the girl asked. iutt the ma:;n shook his head. "I want you to meet my other people first." As they rodc at a walk along the lit t!e khrerl cf read left to tlhmC, O m:ian "Drennic," he began, "she waited f`r em, all these lears. WVhat I was helped to do by such splendid friends as you aol ycur brother and Wilfred, she was hac(k t re· tryine to do for herself. I told yru back there the night belero I leit that I was afraid to let iyvself (ilestin mn:y feelings toward you. Do yelt re lltIn l 1'' Ehe mmt his eyes, and her own eyes were frankly smtiling. "You were very complimentary, Samson," shlie told him. "I warned you then that it was the moon talk ing." "No," he sald f mly, "it was not the moon. I have since then met that fear and analyzed it. My feeling for you is the best that a man can have, the hon est worship of friendship. And." he added, "I have analyzed your feeling for me, too, and, thank God! I have that same friendship from you. Haven't I?" For a moment, she only nodded; but her eyes-were bent on the road ahead of her. The man waited in tense silence. Then, she raised her face, and it was a face that smiled with the serenity bf one who has wakened out of a troubled dream. "You will always have that, Samson, dear," she assured him. "Have I enough of it, to ask you to do for her what you did for me? To take her and teach her the things she has the right to know?" "I'd love it," she cried. And then she smlied, as she added; "She will be much easier to teach. She won't be so stupid, and one of the things I shall teach her"-she paused, and added whimsically-"will be to make you cut your hair again." But, just before they drew up at the house of old Spicer South, she said: "I might as well make a clean breast of it, Sanmson, and give my vanity the punishment it deserves. You had mei in deep doubt." "About what?" "About-well, about us. I wasn't quite sure that I wanted Sally to have you-that I didn't need you myself. I've been a shameful little cat to Wil fred." "But now-?" The Kentuckian broke off. "Now, I know that my friendship for you and my love for him have both had their acid test-and I am happier than I've ever been before. I'm glad we've been through it. There are no doubts ahead. I've got you both. "About him," said Samson, thought fully. "May I tell you something which, although it's a thing in your own heart, you have never quite known ?" She nodded, and he gent on. "The thing which you call fascina tion in me was really just a proxy, Drennie. You were liking qualities in me that were really his qualities. Just because you had known him only in gentle guise, his finish blinded you to his courage. Because he could turn 'to woman the heart of a woman,' you failed to see that under it was the 'iron and fire.' You thought you saw those qualities in me, because I wore my bark as shaggy as that scaling hickory over tiere. When he was get ting anonymous threats of death ev ery morning he didn't mention them to you. He talked of teas and dances. I know his danger was real, because they tried to have me kill him-and if I'd been the man they took me for. I reckon I'd have done it. I was mad to my marrow that night-for a min ute. I don't hold a brief for Wilfred, but I know that you liked me first for qualities which he has as strongly as I-and more strongly. Hie's a braver man than I, becuse, though raised to gentle things, when you ordered him into the fight he was there. ile never turned back or flickered. I was raised on raw meat and gunpowder, but he went in without training." 'The girl's eyes grew grave and thoughtful, and for the rest of the way she rode in silence. There were transformations, too, in the house of Spicer South. \Vindoýws had been cut, and lamn s adolpted. It was no longer so crudely a pioneer abode. While they waited for (dinner, a girl lightly crossed thie stile, and came up to the house. Adria nne met her at the door, while Samson iand Horton stood back, waiting. Suiddenly, Miss Lescott haired ande regarded tihe newcomer in surn rise. It was thlie saile girl she badl s en, yet a different girl. Her hair no longer fell in tangled masses. Her feet were no longer bare. Her dress, though simple, was charm ing, and, when she spoke, her ;:, alish had dropiped its half-illiterate piecu ari ties, though the voice still hel its bird-like melody. "Oh, Samson," cried Adrienne, 'you two have been deceiving nrc! Sally, you were making up, dressing the part back there, and letting me patronize you." Sally's laughter broke from her throat in a musical peal, but it still held the note of shyness, and it was Samson who spoke. "I made the others ride on, and I got Sally to meet you just as she was when I left her to go East." He spoke with a touch of the mountaineer's over-sen sitive pride. "I wanted you first to see my people, not as they are going to be, but as they were. I wanfed you to know how proud I am of them-just that way." That evening, the four of them walked together over to the cabin of the Widow Miller. At the stile, Ad rienne Lescott turned to the girl and said: "I suppose this place is pre-empted. I'm going to take Wilfred down there by the creek, and leave you two alone." Sally protested with mountain hos pitality, but even under the moon she once more colored adorably. Adrienne turned up the collar of her sweater around her throat, and, when she and the man who had waited, stood leaning on the rail of the footbridge, she laid a hand on his arm. "Has the water flowed by my mill, Wilfred?" she asked. "What do you mean?" His voice trembled. "Will you have anything to ask me when Christmas comes?" "If I can wait that long, Drennie,d he told her. "Don't wait, dear," she suddenly ex glaimed, turning toward him, and raising eyes that held his answer. Ask me now!" But the question which he asked was one that his lips smothered as he pressed them against her own. Sack where the poplar threw its so ty shadow on the road, two figures sat close together on the top of a stile, talking happily in whispers. A girl raised her face, and the moon shone on the deepness of her/eyes, as her lips curved in a trembling smile. "You've come back, Samson," she said in a low voice, "but, if I'd known how lovelw she was, I'd have given up hoping. I don't see what made you come." Her voice dropped again into the tender cadence of dialect. "I couldn't live withouten ye, Sam son. I jest couldn't do hit." Would he remember when she had said that be fore? "I reckon, Sally," he promptly told her, "I couldn't live withouten you, neither." Then, he added, fervently, 'Tm plumb dead shore I couldn't" THE END. *.See.eee.. 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It is reported that one saloon in Eu. nice made more than $1000.00 on Sun. day the 16th inst the occasion for which the Frisco run an extra train from DeQuincy on that day and we presume that other saloons made quite a sum of money and we also presume the saloons of Opelousas made equally as much last Sunday when the Frisco run their extra train for the Base Ball game. How long will it be that poor old Louisiana will permit open saloon and base ball games on Snnday. Mr. Frank Burrel, the priest wnt to New Orleans last Tuesday. The W. C, T. U, at their parcels-post sale last Tuesday night netted $9.50 from their sales. Mr. Geo, M. Wolverton of the Shoe. mith neighborhood was in town Wednesday on business. Mr. C' E. Holcomb of the Raymond neighborhood, was in the village on business Wednesday. Rev. Bramhall, a former M. E. Pas tor of the China circuit. but now of Houston, Texas, came in on Wednes. day for a few days #lsit with friends in this vicinity, he will be the guest of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Powell the most of the time while here. Mr. F. E. Landry of the Grand canal, was in the village Wednesday on busi ness. Mr. Perre LDuplechiitJr. of the Fuse" lier neighborhood, was in the village Wednesday on busiiness. Mr. W, C, IFulton of Basile, was trans acting business in our village last \Wednesday. Mrs. Margariet Kitchen was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Sutheilin a few days the first of the week. hlMrs. Dr. Fietcler leflt last Wednesday for Atlanta, Wh. for a two weeks viit with friends and relatives. Mir. Vaughnii put downii a house well for M`r. A. Langley at his Meat Market LAt w eek, in the McGuire add. Mr. H. E. Powell was a Jennings visitor last Thursday. Mr. A. P. 'lTupper atueaded District Courit in \Viile P'latte last week ald re turned l home Saturday nij;nt M!r. Fralik Buim eil returnadl from New Urleanis Saturday. Mrs. Elith Brown went to .\cW Ur leans hTu ) and underi.'eit a su-i' gical operatio Fil riidrlay wh ich is a:U; to have been very sccussi uIl. Mr.. A. P. 'luppikr is reported to be on the sick list and has engaged help for the sulunier. Mr, Hienry Wmalto(, Rev. Bianliall Mir. and Mris. Charles Walten and Mirs. Golda Thompson all went to Jennings on both lbusiless and pleasure last Sat. urday. Mr. Walton retuined in the evening, lut left tMrs. Thomioson in Jennings foir a few (lays stay with friends and rielatives, and he leit Rev. B3ramhall at Raymond. During this dry weather all the pumping plants of this viciiiity are run ning full timne. At about 4:30 p. m. last Wednesday the dwelling house of Fiirman Fuselier Jr. three miles southeast of here was consumed by fire the origin of which is unknown. Mr. Fuselier with the assistance of his fanmily and neighbors succeeded in saving about one half of his household goods. There was no insurance. Mr. A. Lafleur left for the Calcasieu river Saturday afternoon for a three or four days lhunt:ng. fishing and camping out, but got enotkh of sport. ing in one day and night and returned to his home on.Sunday afternoon. Mrs. L" P. Erickson left late Thurs day for New York City, to attend the bedside of her mother who is seriously ill. A car on the Frisco was derailed at Wilberton last Saturday which caused the passenger trains to be an hour or so late. Miss Luella Moore of Crowley, came up Saturday to spend the summer with her aunt, Mrs. A. P. Tupper. We are informed that there is a proposition before the people of the parish, or soon will be to vote $400,000 for gravel roads and a like sum of $400,000 for the purpose of aiding the public schools beside the thousands of other expenses, there is to be asked ad. ditional bonds or taxes to add to the present schoolhouses and to build more new houses and some have the gall to tell us that the more we are in debt the less we will have to pay for taxes, but some people do not believe this and if your scribe lives to be old enough to vote and women are enfranchised there will be one who does not believe such false theories. SMr, R. L. Carpenter, wife and daugh* ter Sulfdayed with Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Daggett, three miles, south in the country. Miss Estell Bergeau went to Kinder Sunday to vlsi relatives and firiends for a few days.~ Mrs. Anna McFarland, came in on Sunday to visit her son and other rela* tives and frienes for some time. Rev. Williams went to Crowley Sun. day where he~ expects t6 spend the week in the work of the ministry. MARRIED:-at the'home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Duncan, of Elton. La. Friday May 21, 1915, Mrs. Edith Brown and Mr. Earl Brown, Iev. R. R. Ellis offciating. The happy couple left for a few days stay in New Orleans. Mr. Fred Whitney was a Jennings visitor on business today. MARRIED:-at the home of the brides parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ortte of Elton, La. Monday May 24, 1915, Miss Pearl Ortte and Mr. J. A. Elkins, of Guy, La. Rev. R. R. Ellis offciating. The happy couple left for their home at Guy, La. Evangelist D. H. Cassels and Singer D. L. Halford, both o Gloster, Miss. are conducting revival meetings at the Methodist chdirch. The congregations are good and interest increasing, Rev. Cassels is preaching some excellent sermons. The singing led oy Prof. Halford is very fine. Mrs. Golda Thompson returned from Jennings early Monday morning. Mrs. John Creamer and Mrs. O. L Sutherlin were in the parish seat Mon day on important business. *Mr. O. C. Tupper and family spent Sinday with Mr: T. E. Jemison and family aboiut ten miles southwest of here in the Christman neighborhood. We have just heard that a boy named Oawust ' ý "'ý " 1915 arley )avdon . Three Speed T evin 11 I!ihisepiwýer (: L . I,.!N ýI E~i1'. I Sii~iiw~t º: )i I F iii~, Sti'pl-St~lice'1, ýýjj I' The 19i H:tr1te'\-Davidsoi n tllrie It kit0 hih i o n, speed twin is thi" liit In(tl- cImto2l;ng ' ni I'' ' cycle to climb a sixty pac ! tiit grade. It Iihas taktoi a 'i tir \titsli:s.l'.t t it t r'týý,i'i and paisseng el up a fedy.rt`"Iie pop ~ aIt thi n it:,, .. ýal~u eg erlng cent gf"de witilout a %1 iurnitr. ""i ls '' od It is built to imeat the mufit ( Te F' I le t i it, in con. vere usage untlder all w'ather and road conditions. 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A. and can supply you with these cheques when you start on your trip. It is the safest and best way to carry your traveling funds. Ask Us About It Cakasieu. Trust and Savings Bank WELSH, LA. E. C. Willard, Mgr. : E. F. Hard castle, Ast. ALFALFA HAY. AND ALL KINDS OF FRESH FEED FRESH SHIPMENT OF Stock and Poultry Food J. A. FONTENOT. PHONE 46 Sheep, at Jennings, killed himself last night. We are in receipt of no further particulars. Dr. T. S. Smith. our coroper was called to Jennings this morning, we presume to hold an inquest over the remains of the Sheep boy who killed himself last night. Just received a new stock of racket hoods at;Murphy's, Chas. S. Miller Attornej -at-Law STATE NATIONAL BANK BUILDING Jennings, Louisiana. John J. Robira Attorney at Law Petersen Building JENNINGS, LOUISIANA. Any party at Welsh desiring my ser. vices may call me up ia Jennings by telephone at my expense.