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CHAPTER XXI Continued.
Dolores' heart was to tick, every
thing wm so dark for the moment "he
could not tee or think clearly, but she
remembered with stinging distinct-
"What shall I do?" aha cried, "what
shall I do? If he should die If be
should die before t hare asked him to
forgive me I cannot live I could not
live, I tell you, and let him die believ
ing that"
"We will be In time, dear," he said,
quietly, and she did not question it,
scarcely heard the more kindly name,
though the horror somehow fell away
from her heart and silence and full
despair mingled with an indefinite
hope rested upon her.
Not another word was uttered until
they were standing at the door of the
hospital. Dolores asked brokenly as
she clung to his arm, unable to stand
alone for the moment:
"You are sure sure we are In
time?"
"Ten," said the young man gravely,
mod with steady assurance In bis voice.
"Yes, Dolores. Be brave as you al
ways are, and all will be well."
And as Dr. Dunwiddle held her
hand for a moment, putting new
strength into her fingers from bis
steady clasp, he said, cheerily:
"I am glad you are here. Miss John
son. We will need you la the morn
ing, hut you can do nothing tow and
would only tire yourself to no use.
We will call you when it Is neces
sary." "But I cannot sleep I cannot rest
ontll I . have seen my father. Dr. Dun
widdle. May I not at least speak tb
blm?"
"No. I must say no, Miss Johnson.
Your father is quiet and in a half
doze; should you see him now be
would be too weak to talk to you. au4
it would be worse than useless."
Dolores did not think of resting or
sleeping with the great weight of ber
Injustice to her father upon her mind,
Ibut the woman who entered with
them at the orders of tbe doctor to
see that the girl should rest quietly,
removed her things and Induced her
to lie down for a moment any way,
and she slept until light tepplng on
her door awoke her.
She answered the rap, a tremor in
her voice, her thoughts contused and
unable at first to comprehend where
he was or why she was there, until
the voice on the other ilde of the door
told her to go to room 37 as soon as
she was ready, and she realized what
had come.
When she entered No. S7. Dr. Dun
widdle turned to her, as she approach
ed with a quiet greeting.
"We think ho wishes to see you,
. Miss Jobnson,"be said. "Speak to
him," please."
She leaned over the bed with won
derful self-control; the hollow face
among the pillows was pallid with the
dows of death upon it; the coarse,
scant hair, strayed on the pillow. In
stinctively she touched it half timidly
with her fingers, speaking faintly to
him.
"Father," she said. "Father!"
He muttered something unintellig
ible without opening his eyes, her
voice seeming to reach him even In
his stupor. Then suddenly be started
up and opened wide his eyes brilliant
they were with a swift, false light
and looked past the girl and those at
the bedRlde, to where young Green
was standing near the window away
from the others.
"Ded ye get ther water?" he whis
pered, hoarsely. "Were ther gal
thar?" Then he sank back muttering:
"D'lores D'lores? Why, Bbe's Jest
Dlores that's all."
Then, his voice rising above the
hoarse, weak whisper, be called clear
ly with a new tone in It the name Do
lores had never before heard from
him the name of her mother.
"I'm a rough ole feller, Mary," the
weak, broken voice muttered faintly.
"I dedn't mean ter make ye cry. I
told ye I warn't good 'nouch fer ye."
Dr. Dunwiddle was standing beside
Dolores, and unconsciously his eyes
"Fathsrl fatherl"
were fastened upon, her face, spell
bound, as were the tender eyes of her
friend at the window as were the
yes of every one for the time In the
room.
"Et's a gall" be muttered, weakly,
tkla vaha falltna 'I mA mmt Hknlv
et'd be a gal. Jest my luck. . Eft hed
been a boy, now. But et ever tbet
young feller kerns around hyar a-put-tln
notions inter her head yes, she's
purty 'nough, Mary, an' I don't blame
ye, so don't cry; only et's my eurnej
' lock that she wa'n't a boy"
- Th lanttMlnv MMMI! IhA wpftlr
volo -sank Into silence; a faint rasp
, stirred tbe white lips, and the hollow
yes ' opened tor ma instant, all the
light gone from them. uid rested oa
the face above him; then a strange,
halt-livid pallor prea4 ever bU fae
and D. Dunwiddle drew-' the rtrl
cently from the bedside oier to; tbe
open window: ,He pourud out
-.. " V ' "i '-.-:' -i.r ' 1
wine from a glass on a stand near,
and pressed It to her Hps.
"Drink it," he said sternly, and she
obeyed him mechanically.
loungtireen came and stood at the
back of her cbalr, as though to shield
her from any mora of life's strain, at,y
more of the sadness thst had followed
her, nay, even to death. His friend,
seeing the expression of his face, laid
bis hand gently on his arm in sudden
comforting. But Dolores' hands lay
In her lap Ilka two hands of Ice. She
herself seemed turning Into Ice with
no power of feeling or thought or
wish. She seemed to herself In a
strange half sense to have died when
her father died.
CHAPTER XXII.
But Life Went On.
Her father was dead; she knew It;
she accepted It In silence after the
first wild return to the realisation of
what had come upon her. Only once,
when she was alone with young Green,
while they were making preparations
to convey the body home, did she
show' any sign of emotion. She was
"Hew can he know?''
standing at the little window in tbefr
parlor looking out upon the busy
street Dora, who bad come to her
upon receiving the telegram of her
uncle's death, was In the inner room
with Mrs. Allen and the doctors and
one or two of the attendants.
Her father was dead dead. Never
before bad she seen death. She knew
absolutely nothing about any other
lire, about anything beyond the days
that passed much alike to her or had
passed much alike to her until these
friends came into her life. Heaven
was where' the stars were; her astro
nomy told her of God. an infinite Be
ing, all powerful, all merciful; the
Creator of all things, but farther than
that she knew nothing.
Thought crowded upon thought, yet
with a distinctness mingled with
those strange half Intelligible words
of the past, that was Intense suffering
to her. She was In a half stupor, with
her brain so active that It was
weuring away her very life. Dr. Dun
widdle said that she must be aroused;
she must be brought out of this state;
she must be moved to tears, or to
some utterance of her grief. She
could not go on like this. For a year
now she had been In this strained
state of feeling. He turned to Dora
In this time of need. She was not the
pale girl who arrived at the mountain
a year before; her face had filled out;
her cheeks no longer boro the, hectic
flush, but held the soft color of ad
vancing health, while her eyes had
lost their strained look of suffering.
Dr. Dunwiddle called her over to
him by the window that morning and
she went to him obediently.
"Something tnuHt be done for your
cousin," he said, gravely. "She is In
such a state of half consciousness, her
senses dulled by too much strain upon
them that she Is In danger of losing
ber mind. Go to her. You are a wom
an, and will know what to do."
"But I don't know what to do," sho
said as gravely as he had spoken. "Dr.
Dunwiddle, I.orle Is so different from
other girls, I don't know what to suy
when she is like that."
"It sounds cruel." he said. "Miss
Dora, but it is the only thing that can
be done, and is true kindness.
"You are alwayB kind." she said
softly, and the soft eyes lifted to his
were womanly eyes, and the tender,
drooping face was a aweet face to him.
"We will take her away from here as
soon as all Is over. We return to
New York next week. Dr. Dunwiddle.
There is so much there to take her
mind from these things; tha change
will be good better than anything
else, will it not?"
"You are going so soon?" ha said,
and the grave voice proved the inward
control of the tumult In hla heart
"Dora Dora, will you leave me with
no promise, no word of kindness, no
hope that I may see you again, have
you love you? You are very kind to
every one, Dora Johnson, out of the
pure sweetness of your heart be kind
to me and tell ma of soma kindly
thought."
They bad forgotten for tha moment
the girl in the other room. Dora's
bands were close in bis, Dora's tender
face was lifted up to bis with a half
shy sweetness upon It, Dora's Hps
were whispering something, he scarce
ly knew what, only knew that Dora
was giving to him the tender, sweet
womanly heart with Ita purity and
truth giving this Into his keeping to
ba held, thank God, through all their
lives as the sacred thing It was
woman's tender heart
' Then, by and by only a' minute It
might be, yet with a life's change to
them Dora : draw away ' her soft,
trarm hand. ' and a new expression
was oa the sweet face, lifted with Its
Uarful ayes to tha faea above bar..
T -f ro to Lorta Manr,' she .
whlscon i sm w a '----or h
b-v low '
aess. "i inu. . .. .j tvoa-
eveo now."
"Always my thoughtful, tender
girl," ha said, and the low spoken
words brought the deeper color to the
smooth cheeks and a gleam of happy
light In the lifted gray eyes.
She drew away from him and cross
ed the room to the door of the Inner
room, her heart beating rapturously In
spite of the sadness that would come
at thought of the sadness of the
nobler girl In that still, empty room
beyond. But in the doorway she
paused and every thought left her
every thought save of the girl aha had
come to comfort, the brave, noble,
true girt who had suffered so much
and so long atone.
' Young Green had Just entered the
room from the hall. There had been
something in his manner lately that
won Dora's deepest respect. The
lightness that had made blm sua a
Jolly comrade had given place M a
quiet humor that made blm a chatm
Ing companion. She had guessed,
watching him, interested ' In him, lov
ing Dolores as she loved ber she
guessed of the thought he hsd for her,
and she honored him loving such a
girl as this grave cousin of hers, this
girl so slightingly spoken of among
her own neighbors because of her
utter height above tbem, this girl
whom her father had hated with his
narrow hatred, this girl the personifi
cation of womanliness and truth and
purity.
Dolores turned from the window
at his approach, and a sudden sbsrp
sense of everytmng that had gone,
everything that must coma In the
future, struck her like a knife. She
turned to him with a bitter cry, hold
ing out her hands as though for help:
"He Is dead!" she cried, and the
watching girl In the doorway felt the
hot tears rush to her tyes at sound
ot the agonizing voice and the agaony
on the lifted pallid face. "He is dead,
and he does not know I am sorry
he ran never know now."
He took ber hands In his, and held
them close and warm In his strong
clasp; his eyes were only full of a
great tenderness and love anil longing
to comfort her; nls voice was tender
as a woman's when he spoke.
"I think he does know, Dolores. I
believe he does know. 'To whom
much Is given much shall be required.'
Therefore, to whom less Is given less
shall be required. I believe he does
know and has forgiven you and me."
"How can he know?" she cried, and
Dora's hand went out to the strong
band near her for strength, watching
the lifted Icy face before her, never
thinking of her eavesdropping, forget
ting everything but the agony of the
girl. "How ran he know when he Is
dead? When he died before I could
tell him before he could forgive me?
Don't you know that ray father is
dead?"
(To be continued.)
Charles Dickens Settlement.
Rev. W. H. Lougsdon. vicar of St.
Michael's borough, J-ondon, is looking
for a "founder" for his proposed
"Charles Dickens Settlement," in that
parish. . The qualification is a gift of
$25,01)0. Lnnt street. In which the
Church of St. Micbael Is situated, is
where a back atjlc was taken f.r little
Charles during Ms "blacking" days,
and where years afterward Bob Saw
yer lodged. Mr. Ixingsdon has re
cently, with the aid of some friends,
secured the fieehold of a block e
houses and stables, with a large ware
house behind. The houses have been
turned Into a mission house, boys'
club, vicarage, etc.. and It is the ware
house which Mr. Ixmgsdon proposes
to utilize for the "Charles Dickens Set
tlement." If the vicar could secure
the $25,000 required to start the set
tlement, he would be able to divide tha
warehouse Into rooms for class teach
ing, clubs, gymnasium, entertainment
hall and reading rooms, etc., tor both
sexes, while the top floor could be used
for bedrooms for young students and
others who would come down to the
settlement as helpers.
The Kaiser and Art
The Kaisers latest role is that of
champion of the pointers whose pic
tures have been rejected by the man
agement of the annual German art ex
hibition. Out ot S.lMv pictures offered
only 600 have been accepted, nnd it Is
alleged that the selections are due to
favoritism and improper Influences. It
is stated that the modern Impression
ist school Is favored ut the expense of
the other styles.
The painters of the 2.400 rejected
pictures laid their grievances before
the Emperor, and It appears that their
protest has been successful. A high
official In the Ministry of Education,
Privy Councilor Mueller, who Is chiefly
responsible for the management of the
art exhibition, has quitted his post. It
Is understood the change is due di
rectly to the Emperor's initiative. It
is probable that next year the Em
peror Intends to participate personally
In the selection of pictures, when the
impressionists, whom he abhors, will
secure less prominence.
Rha Could Have Her Way.
James Lane Allen tells the story of
an old bachelor living in Kentucky,
who, having determined to get mar
ried, sought the advice of a married'
friend on this serious step. Ha spoke
of his farm and money and the ma
terial advantages of a union with the
lady of his choice, but ' sentiment
seemed to have no place in his con
sideration. After listening carefully
to what he had to say on the subject,
the married friend asked:
"What If your tastes differed great
ly? Suppose, for Instance, that she
liked Tennyson, and you didn't?"
"Well," responded the bachelor, "un
der those circumstances, I suppose
she could go there." New York
Times.
What They Do.
"Do you think . the so-called manly
art, as exemplified by prize fighting,
is of any real benefit?"
. "Certainly, Prise tights serve to
stimulate .
"What?" n-Vy;'' ' -;! -';
'Betting."? -;. -f -; ,''.'. 1 -H' v
'''" ' 'v trletly Nautical."
"What v... iw cup aewcure be 'that
foi'w fimiKm.r - ' .
, . ..--(, - .,; iv.-ssd-ire, at
: v', i.'f.;"..;- "
THE NEWS RESUME.
being a Cendenstd Story of the Ntws
of tha Week.
An arbitration treaty between Italy
and France la signed at Farts.
Thieves steal a collection of sermons
from a preacher at Houston, Tex.
Hiram W. Beckwlth, law partner of
Abraham Lincoln, died In Chicago..
The new Frenrh battleship, Tatrle,
came near sinking when launched.
The Argentine Republic has sold two
men-of-war through a I .on don agency,
The Bondelzwarta tribes In German
Southwest Africa have risen In revolt
A steel plant at Jollet was destroyed
by fire, entailing a loss estimated at
$33,000.
Paris Is little excited by tbe decision
In the Dreyfus rase. Dreyfus refuses
to talk.
Genersl MacArthur returns from his
tour of Inspection of the Hawaiian
Islands.
Carnegie has set aside $4,000,000 for
the benefit of workmen injured In the
steel plants.
The Salvation Army at New York
furnishes Christmas dinners to $0,000
poor persons.
Russia orders millions of pounds of
beef and other war supplies from Chi
cago packers.
Franca will buy ot Italy the old home
of the Bourbons, the family of the late
King of Naples.
Thirty-eight persona were killed and
124 Injured In seventeen Pennsylvania
collieries last year.
Charles Brown, a bridegroom of one
day, Is stabbed to death in a saloon
fight at Plnevllle, Mo.
A sharp earthquake Is felt at Lea
Angeles, Cel., where citizens at first
think It Is an explosion.
Bert Barron, 17 years old, killed hla
father while protecting bla mother
from assault at Joplln, Mo.
Tbe Arre treaty between Bolivia and
Brazil Is ratified by the Bolivian Con
gress by a vote of 41 to 11.
More than $134,000,000 will be dis
tributed In dividends and Interest in
New York City In January.
The Infant son of C. Oliver Iselln re
ceives a gift of $1,000,000 from his
grandfather at the christening.
Tbe cruiser Olympia has been or
dered to Cartagena to convey United
StateB Minister Beaupre to Colon.
A movement is on foot to beautify
London with boulevards similar to
those which are the fame of Paris.
Tbe Mayor of Council Bluffs, Iowa,
is accused of protecting gamblers in
his city, at a stated sum per month.
The New York Department of I-abor
reports an Increase In membership and
number of unions during last year.
Tbe leaning tower of Garisenda at
Bologna has been sold to Baron Fran'
chettl, who is prominent as a composer.
Foreign diplomats are making every
effort to ascertain what, course tha
United States will pursue In the event
ot war In the far East.
A duel was fought in Paris over tha
Dreyfus case. One man was wounded
and, contrary to all tradition, the oppo
nents are still unreconciled.
The exports of the United States dur
ing the year just closing show sub
stantial gains In nil the great groups
under which satisfies are classified.
Fire In the laboratory of the Goo
logical Survey destroyed valuable maps
and chemicals. The topographical
maps of the World s Fair were saved.
Mrs. Anna N. Spence of Alexander
County, 111., owns an atlas published In
New York In 17PG. It is said to be the
oldest book of its kind in the United
States.
James Gillespie Is held without ball
on the charge of murdering his twin
sister. The three other persons in'
volved are released on bond at Rising
Sun, Ind.
W. J. Bryan has bought the Bryan
homestead at Salem, III. The purchase
la a sentimental one. Col. Bryan stat
ing that he will continue to reside in
Nebraska.
The relatives of Joseph and Louis
Choisser of Equality, III., desire an In
vestigatlnn of the killing at I.o An
geles, in which both the Choissera
lost their lives.
Rusf'.a Is to use-sterner measures in
Finland in order to overcome the ob
structive tactics of certain officials and
school teachers to proposed govern
mental changes.
Attorney General Hamlin of Illinois
rules that Coles County, on account ot
the tangled condition of Its finances,
shall I hi tie no more Jury warrants until
next September.
Gov. Taft's tentative arrangements
for the purchase of the friars' lands in
the Philippines have been approved
Tbe price to be paid for tbe 3(1,000
acres Is $7,239,784.
A blizzard swept over the Upper Mis
sissippi Valley last week, bringing ml
ery to the homes of thousands of tha
poor. Traffic was sorely Impeded In
localities, and miles of telegraph and
telephone wires are down.
Fire in the large department store
of B. Lowsnsteln A Bro., at Memphis,
Tenn., does damage estimated at from
$100,000 to $150,000.
President Eylar ot the Manhattan
Coal Co. files a bill in the Circuit Court
at Bloomlngton, 111., requesting that
receiver be appointed.
Tha head-on collision of .two Para
Marquette trains In Michigan proves
to be one of the moat tragic and ap
palling in history. Tbe operator whoaa
station was passed when a stop should
bava been made say that tha blizzard
blew out tha red algnal light
An organization of manufacturers ot
patent medicines bopea to atop the cut
ting In prices by druggists and depart
ment stores.
Dowls declare the Messiah will re
turn to tha earth next century to reign
1.000 years, and that ha (Dewla) ) will
return with btm. , .?-;?;.
William B. Smith, tha New York
baker whs recently- Inherited part of
tha fortune of his eistar, tha Ut fra,
Charles U. 9lr, waa Btyaterfonaly Bias
lag fro hla New York kotue, bat wa
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Jacksomi
Exchange Bank
C e Capital $20,000. - Surplus $10,000. J y
Solicits the accounts of Merchants,- Stockdealers, Fannere and others,
and offers them every facility which their balances and responsibility
warrant.
SAVE YOUR MONEY.
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The Auxiliary Hank System will teach yon how. Call at tho JACKSON EXCHANGE
BANK. Jackson, Mo., and get one of those Strong Boxes Free. Put jrour surplus earning!
therein, no matter how small, and start a BANK ACCOUNT.
5 rents saved each working day for five years amounts to. 78.25
25 " " " " 391.25
$ I .OO " " " "1 ,565.00
INTEREST PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS.
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Flooring, Cement, Hair and
everything that you want in
building is found at my yard.
C.W. HENDERSON,
JACKSON, MO.
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i he fraternal Urder oi Colonials. 8
A Fraternal Beneficiay Society Organized Under the Laws
of the State oi Missouri.
U Reserve Fund Created From In
D ception of the Order.
Objects of
the Order.
TIip purpose of this organization is to unite in
a V'l'au-rn.il body xll white in lie persons of Kood
mora! character; between the ;if;ei of 11 nml TiO
years, who can paws the necessary medicnl x
ionhiatinn, and who are not engaged in hazard
ous occupations.
Covernment.
The members of the Ordi-r are united Into
L' ciil Assemblies, nnd are governed by a Su
preme Assembly of 2fl member elected by all
the membi-rs of the Order every four years. Tho
laws enacted by the S.tpreme Assembly are
applied by the Supreme KX'-eutive Committee
C'tiKistini: of the six Supreme Officers of tbe
Order, mid hy u Supreiii" Auditing Committee
of three it presentntivu buiucKs men.
Plan of
Operation.
The amount of money the beneficiaries of a
member receive at his death depends upon the
period of membership. If death occurs during
tbe first year of membership the Order pays
$200 on each $1000 named in the beneficiary cer
tificate; if death occurs durinir the second year
the payment Is $400 on each $1000; If death occurs
during the third year the pnyment is $000 on
each $1000; if death scours during the fourth
year tbe payment la $SO0 on each $1000; but If
death doea not occur until the fifth or later
year of membership the Order pays, not only
tha full face of the certificate, but In addition
thereto all assessments paid thereon, leai $160
for each $1000 named in the certificate.
Application of
Assessments.
' Ont of every monthly assessment paid by each
member, 86& per cent, thereof is applied to
maintaining the Order and paying death losses.
. The full and prompt payment of every death
claim Is guaranteed by the Reserve Fund of the
Order. The Reserve Fund Is created, first, by
1314 per cent, of each and every assessment
paid by every member; second, by all 'deductions
from the certificates of members whose deaths
occur aiter mora than four full years of mem-
bership. The double stream of revenue flowing
into this fund creates a percentage of Reerve
not Hirpftssud by any Fraternal Order tu
existence.
Ritual.
It is the aim of the Order to afford its mem
bers an equitable, business-like, and economical
plan of protection, fuun led upon the past
experience of the life Insurance world. Bat it Is :
at the same time a social oruraniatinu. It has "
a beautiful Ritualistic work Unit is pleasing
and instructive.
Expense.
The membership fee is $5.00. This Inclndes
the cost of medical examination. Benefit Cer
tiorates are issued for $1000 or $i)00 as each
member for himself may elect. The assessment
is 75 cents per month on euch $I0W. Kach Local
Assembly fixes a small monthly payment for
local dues to meet such expense as it may incur.
The payments each month are the same, and all
members pay alike. Assessments are not tfruded
according to the nes of the members, but the .
money paid out lit tho death of each member is
equalized according tu his period of membership.
SUPREME EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.
David P. Bailey Supreme President.
Wm D. Robertson Snpreme Vice-President.
Edward D. Hays. Supreme Secretary.
John P. Mabrey Supremo Treasurer.
Dr. J. J. Mayflcld Snpreme Pbyalclao.
William H. MUIcr Supreme Attorney.
SUPREME AUDITING COMMITTEE.
Edward W. Flentge,
Andrew F. Williams, ' '
t Charles A. Sawyer.
SUPREME OFFICE, - JACKSON, MO. j
For further Information yon are Invited to
correspond with the Supreme Secretary.
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