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WATERBimWElTENING DEMOCRAT. . THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 19, 1903. The - Turnbull - Go. , 1S9 East Main Street. (Heit Poll's Theater.) OUR GREAT ioc PACKAGE SALE. still continues with unabated interest. We give a part ial list of parties who have obtained values reaching up to $1.50. Mrs. Leander Nasteman, Division Street, i pair Blank .ets, value $1.50, V Mrs. C. Hausen, 8 Colley Street, 1 Bed Comfortable, value $1.25. Mary L. Rasp, 6? South Leonard Street, 1 Ladies' Flan nelette Robe, value $1.25. Mrs. RivetLiberty Street, 1 Umbrella, value 50c. Mrs. G. Thero, Waterville, 1 Ladies, House Wrapper, valuf $1.00. Mr. Durand, Woodstock Road, 1 pair Blankets, value $1.50. Miss A Coyle, 1078 West Main Street, 1 Ladies' Dress ing Saeque, value 75c. "- Mrs. Norton, 131 Orange Street, 1 Umbrella, value 50c. Carmella Manarelli, Winchester Street, 1 White Bed Spread, value 1.00. - .Mrs. Leander Nasteman, Divison Street, 1 House Wrap per, value $i.oo.- You have your choice of 5,000 packages and get some thing of value in each package, possible worth $1.50, surely worth ioc. OF THE REVOLUTION By CAROLINE CEBHARDT Copyright, 1902, by J. B. Lippincott Company. She n CHAPTEtl I. Story 9Pai on Ellery plantation In South Carolina in time of British dragoons arrive and ask accom modation of Ml Jano Hilary in the ab sence of her father and mother' who are" tories. During- breakfast the officers are disturbed by firing, and an American of ficer dashes through the lines and disap-' pears Jn the woods. . i CHAPTER II. Storm delays departure, ef British soldiers, and Col. Bessemer,' quite willing to remain in the company oft Miss Ellery. During- dinner a strange' figure with black-face and covered with long coat, enters dining-room antf elves 6iM Ellery a note. CHAPTER III? AN ' INVASION. ' Bessemer and : his officers half etarted' to their feet; and all bent their eyes inquiringly upon Jane, whose nomad ftplor fled her cheeks 1 and . then came hack with avmighty rush. i '"Who was that? What is the mean- lug , l U villa BlXilllgG puuccuiu(j, XX J. may ' inquire?" Bessemer demanded, fingering his sword nervously. ''You . may well ask," Jane Tan wered; "and I must apologize for so am azing , an interruption, but among our retainers there is one whose brain is flighty and, allowed through our indulgence much' liberty, he does some startling things at times.' He is harmless, however, and I pray you to dismiss the incident from your mind." - - ' As she spoke she was with deft and stealthy fingers slipping' the note which had fallen into her lap under her girdle. The gentlemen resumed rtheir meal with apparent sangfroid, but upon Bessemer's brow there lin gered the' slightest cloud of perplex- Jane sat with palpitating heart, the necessity for keeping a calm front making her hands cold and put Jting her brainon fire. ' Her ears were trained to catch every sound with out, expectant" of shots or melee of come sort. ' . ... ' " . ' y , he worth it?" she asked herself angrily. "Is he worth that I should trouble thus? Nay, it would be but meet that the British should catch him and deal with him as his hare brained folly deserves. Little - does it behoove me to care aught what becomes of such- an addle-pate, and especially when I recall how he dared talk to me when last we spoke to gether.'? Her eyes sparkled with. an ger, at the recollection, and' the tru ant color mounted again her creamy cheek, until Bessemer, sitting oppo site her, thought never had he seen such changeful and ever-increasing loveliness. Jane - had -no idea what the note contained, and she grew nerVous with. Impatience as ' ner guests continued to toy with their dessert. If they would only finish and retire to the flra wing-room or, better still, the li brary. ' .... i. When she had established them there, she slipped out to the kitchen, where the servants were having their Sinner in a ; long, low shed off the kitchen proper. She beckoned to Aunt Rachel, and the negress got up and oined her mistress. 'Where did Master Godfrey go? Did he get away safely?" Jane asked. "Law bresn von. -vm hnntir tt ,,, J ' 4 J " .7 J - " JVJ Fhirlyjigged roun' de yawd in de iv-et, his face all blacked wid some ob dat berry stuff what him'n you'n Marse Edwahd ustah put on when yon wanted to play you was niggahs over at youah Aunt Susannah's, 'n his hair ill kinky like it gits when, it rains, n' dem fool soljahs tot him wah a real niggali, suah. Dey was jes' split tin' dey all's sides a-laughin' at de gunny antics he wah a-cuttin', and' e fust ting ye know he whalked off twahds de woods, and dey nevah sus pest nothin'. Oh, he's mighty smaht, Marse Godfrey is; he suah am smaht, Miss Janey, honey." She looked at the girl anxiously, Tor, she had as much- of the match- niiiKiDg. lnsunci as any 01 ner wnite listers, and it had long been the wish of her heart hat Jane and Godfrey hould marry; not that the idea had originated with her, for Jane's Aunt Susannah, who .was godmother to them both," had fratikty expressed the; lame desire, - - . ikreiv back her. hf ad defiant ly. He is a very foolish and reck less person," she said severely, "and I wish he woujd not come to my father's house a$ all unless he can so time his coming that it will not be so upsetting to our .nerves and so hazardous to all concerned," with, which she turned toward the dwell-' Ing. : - The scouts Bessemer sent out came back with doleful tales of the impass able condition of. the roads, swollen streams, and treacherous marshes, so that Bessemer was fain to crave from Jane the stretching of her hos pitality to cover a night's lodging for him and his men. "The hospitality of , Ellery' planta tion, dear colonel," she answered, "has never yet been strained until it broke, and I ' should be shamed in deed were it not sufficiently expan sive to shelter you and yours. My 'only regret is that my father and mother should not have the pleasure of welcoming you in person." When she went to her room that night she threw- wide the windows and looked out. The .tents showed little white specks in the dark. She could hear the measured tread of the entries as they paced their beats along the gravel at either side of the house, and at its front and rear as well. Another sentry paced the length of the long, gloomy avenue.. This was war, brought home to her more closely than it had been during all the six years of the conflict. She drew down her blinds with a sigh. She . could not but : remember that her brother was on his way to join in it on the British side, and that others, almost as dear to her, were already engaged upon.the American. She crept into bed with an ache at her heart such as had seldom been there in the 19 sheltered . years , of her life. She tossed restlessly from side to side. Now hot coals were be ing heaped upon her eyes. Good heavens, what was it? She awakened with a cry of terror. A fierce light was filling her room. There were shrieks and shots and wild commo tion. The door between her bed chamber and her dressing-room burst open, and her black mammy ran in creaming, with outstretched arms. "Oh, my ' honey lamb, by bressed baby chile. Oh Lawd, presahv dls Innocent one from youah mighty wrath." "W7hat is it? What is it?" Jane de manded, sliding from her bed and taring ..with wide eyes, first at the reddening window and then at the old woman. "It's de debbil, honey, de debbil broke loose an' come wid his legions to devour us. De Lewd hab risen in His wrath an' our days am num bered." ? Outside Jane's door were shrieks and moans and prayers. Beneath her window she could hear shots and the trampling of horses feet and the crackling of the flames. She threw on a dressing gown, sup plemented it with a long cloak, dragged her nightcap from her head, gathered her masses of hair into a loose coil, and, with hasty toilet, pre pared to descend. "Oh Gawd," mammy screamed, "dis heah chile ain't nebah gwine down dah to be, shot like a trapped beastis? Oh my honey, my hon'ey chile, don't you do nothin like dat. You stay heah wid yotiah ole mammy." "Nonsense," said Jane impatiently, extricating herself from the en tangling black arms, "am I to stay up here in truth like a trapped beast and make no effort for the preserva tion of my father's property? Me thinks I should ill deserve the name of Ellery were I to remain inactive at such time." She unlocked the door with em phatic hand, and, as it opened at her touch she saw the cause of the groans and sobs that had been wafted through her keyhole. There, hud dled in disconsolate group, some upon their knees, others weeping upon neighboring shoulders, were the wo men house-servants in all conceivable styles of disarray.' "Oh missv. sab? us! sabe us! De Jedg'ment hab come! Sabe sabe us!" She made her way towards the stairs, the -women following at her heels. A door at her left opened and a redcoated figure rushed out, buckling a belt with nervous haste. 'Ye gods, madam, let me pass," he cried, and brushing past her with scant ceremony descended the steps at a bound. Other marital figures, more coatless than coated, were running through the lower hall. Evidently it was the first of the strife which had awakened her, and the British were only just getting into line to repel the in vasion. She had expected to find the rear of the house in flames, for.ifr was from the rear that the red glow came, but the dwelling itself was as yet un touched, though some outbuildings were burning furiously, the sparks flying rather too thickly for comfort. Uncle Peter and Gabriel and even her stepmother's pet, Sampson, with the other men-servants belonging to the house, were standing in a group in the middle of the dining-room peer ing towards the end window, watch ing the flames rise towards1 the star filled heavens, for the night had cleared and there was a stiff er wind than was agreeable to Jane. Not long was the group allowed to remain in active. With quick command, she sell them to packing the' silver and arti cles of value that could be easily moved, while she herself placed the precious china in a strong box that was kept ever ready for such emer gency. . - She threw open one of the dining room windows and stepped out onto the broad side-porch .to reconnoiter. The scene before her was a wild one, being a lively skirmish conducted with agility on one side and vigor on the other. The invaders had the tactical advantage, though but about one fifth the number of the repelling force. They darted hither and thither on their wiry steeds, deal ing lightning blows at their adver saries and now and then snatching a prisoner and dashing away towards the woods. , 1 To stay and fight was not their calculation. A dash, a blow, a flying retreat was the programme, and they carried it out well. The Britishers jumped hither and thither on their sturdy legs, fighting furiously, but the horsemen laughed in their faces, peppered them with shot, and were gone gone so suddenly , th at Jane, watching, felt her head whirl. One moment she saw them there fighting, and the next instant they had disap peared as by magic, all save one. He, either too busily engaged to notice his comrades retreat or un willing to yet abandon (the field, pranced back, and forth upon his big bay horse, engaging in combat some redcoats Who strove in vain to un horse him. ' CHAPTER IV. A QUARREL. Jane's eyes, when they ' recognized him, flashed with anger. Godfrey Worthington here, , one of this mob who had overridden her father's premises, had destroyed his property, and might,-for aught they cared, have slain the members of his household! One of the mob, did she say ? Najr,. was it not likely that he was their leader their instigator the one wlio had brought them here? She saw it all now. His visits that day had been but to spy upon her guests, with this very object in view. A note from Mary, . indeed. It was but a mere blind! . .'". Meanwhile the solitary horseman was having a pretty hot fight upon his hands. When the Americans re treated, most of the British force gave them chase, and Godfrey was left upon the field with some half dozen opponents, whom his ac complished horsemanship and his deft use of rifle and sword enabled him, to keep at bay. All would have' gone well had not an English captain, as he was about to enter the woods with a company of men, turned, and seen the conflict. Calling to his soldiers to follow him, he' ran to the rescue. Seeing that he was .about to be urrounded, young Worthington at tempted to repeat his dash of ' the morning, but he was too late. Already the British were upon three sides of him, and his only recourse was to back his horse towards the house and thus fight off all comers. Turning! his head as he backed towards'the porch, he saw standing within its columns Jane. : :- ' . "My God, Jane," hie cried, in a voice In which commingled sharp command and earnest entreaty, "get within the house. You are in danger' here." Jane gazed at him with such cold corn that, had not the young man been so much heated by his exertions, he must have "been frozen stiff. I "Go, go," he supplicated again. You will be shot if you remain." ; But Jane disdainfully held her ground, and Godfrey was forced to turn his attention from her to his antagonists. - Taking advantage of his momentary preoccupation, they were pressing him close. The little captain, a bantam of a man, made a pass at him with his sword that barely missed . its work. . Bending from his saddle, the American, with an adroit blow of his sword, knocked the weapon from the other's grasp and, catching him by the collar, dragged him up in front of him. Holding him thus, though the other kicked and squirmed and swore in language not choice for, Jane's ears, he held him as a shield while he maneuvered his horse, backing and siding aaid seeking an avenue of escape. - The soldiers, afraid to fire lest they should hit their captain, and lost too, as all soldiers are except American, without a leader upon the ground to tell them what to do, held their weapons in readiness but used them not, while the captain, sputter. ing and tw-isting and writhing, tried in vain to loose , the grasp of iron which held him. Thrusting Ms sword through hissau- dle-strap and taking his pistol from his belt with his left hand, the Ameri can circled his horse,-firing as he did so. In the momentary demoralization that, followed, when each of the soldiers felt that he. was ,the . tarr rt, Godfrey. had time to dash away, and though bullets sped after him they id not seve to slacken his progress. Jane, left alone upon the porch, without further notice being taken of her presence there, felt unreason able resentment that it should be soil "Traitorous spy," she said to her self, "little would he care were I lain if he f might accomplish his dastardly ends. j The brilliancy ' had died out of the scene, The outbuildings Which had been, ablaze were either smouldering or completely out. The only building which had burned to the ground, and' which was the one that had acci- dentally been set afire by the inva ders, was a supplementary stable in which had been quartered many of the British horses that could not find! accommodations in the main stable.. In breaking open the door and re leasing the horses a torch had caught the straw in a stall and the conflagra; tion ensued. ! The handful of soldiers who had been left upon the premises went about gathering up the camp equip- afiTe which. had been badly scattered in the melee, and caring for. the wounded comrades who had been left' behind in the general pursuit of the Americans. Jane ordered these carried into the house, and made cots for them in the wide ball, turning the residence into a temporary hos pital. ' 1 She had just finished breakfast when an orderly arrived with a note from Bessemer, filled with grateful appreciation of her hospitality to him and his men, and with regret that, it should have caused her to be the victim of an unmannerly invasion by a horde of ruthless desperadoes, upon whose trail he and his soldiers were then hot. j Jane thought it a most mannerly note, and if some of the sentences were so fulsome as to almost draw from her a smile, she . was yet accustomed to such 'gallantries, hav ing spent two winters in Charleston with her mother's Hugenot relatives,' mingling in that" polite society whose daily conversation .was a shower of bouquets; though, indeed, sometimes the bouquets were made of flowers which pricked. 1 j She could not but contrast Besse-j mer's polished deference with Worth ington's more abrupt ways. What had her stepmother , so often termed -Godfrey a rude boor?. And she, Jane, had ever come to his defense; yet what thanks did she get? , iHe) would have roasted her alive in her father's house without a qualm in order that he and his' lawless band might slaughter those who were her guests. ; . j The next few days,, after. Bessemer' had sent to take away his wounded and she had no longer their care to occupy ' her, were lonely ones for Jane. She was tempted to follow the advice her stepmother had giveia lier before leaving home and send for ome of her girl friends to keep her coinpany, but the mail brought her such unfavorable news of, her father's condition that, she had little heart for the entertainment of guests, and, moreover, the war had either estranged or , separated from her. those whom she liked best. '" : j Even her own Aunt Susannah, to whom her heart turned more warmly than to any of her other relatives and whose affection for herself she. could not doubt, had vowed never to! rtep her foot within her brother-in-' laws's door as long as his "Tory wife was its mistress. This rupture was brought about by one of those caustic speeches for which Jane's stepmother, had no little reputation in the neigh- borhood. - . v j- Jane knew her7 aunt too well not to realize that she would keep her word; but if she would not come to Jane, at least Jane might go to her,: so one morning she' ordered the car riage and set out for her Uncle' Elijah's in no little state, for, though her stepmother had taken the gilded coachwith its painted panels and its' six black horses to Charleston that she , might impress her royalist friends there and overawe her hus band's first wife's relatives, yet the' equipage in which Jane set forth, with its maroon cushions and its two! negroes : on . the box seat in their white-and-maroon livery made an at tractive appearance. . The sunlight flashed on its polished lamps and turned into gold such of the hair of its fair occupantias could be seen under her beribboned bon net. On the . front seat facing her sat Aunt Rachel and Mammy Anne. Jane, always a kind and considerate mistress, , had not the heart to make a visit to their old home without taking with her as many of her Uncle Elijah's former . retainers . as she. coitld. Neither of the men upon the box seat was a regular Ellery coach man. One was Gabriel and the other was Absalom, who had been her Uncle Elijah's footman until the re verses came. The faces of the darkies beamed with satisfaction, except that of Jane's black mammy, who resented having her drfrve with her mistress shared by Aunt Rachel. In truth, no little jealousy existed between the two old women, and their mistress affection was the bone of contention. The day was as brilliant as bril liant could be filled, indeed, with that sparkling brilliance never seen save after a hard storm, for" the night before there had been another of those South Carolina tempests which, having its birth in the sea, augmented its force as it swept across the marshes and threshed it self out amonsr the woods. The two stout gray horses had all they could do to draw the ponderousj vehicle, and they had not traversed more than a third of the distance to her aunt's before Jae began to1 realize that she had made a mistake' In her choice of coachmen. Gabriel was only a house servant, unused to horses, while Absalom, though a dapper, graceful and sprightly foot man, did not ' compare as a driver with her own Unc' Timothy. i The carriage was rolling along the edg:e of a pi eve' of- woodland.' the low-' hanging Branches sweeping its top and the mingled odors of wild flowers and damp mold drowsing the sensesj of its occupants, when out from, ajnong the trees galloped a horse man. As Jane's eyes fell upon him. she straightened up from her loung-l ing attitude against the cushions, while over her face spread an expres sion so forbidding that it made her look ten years older but, alas, she did not know it. . "Ah; Jane," Capt. Worthington. cried, reining up his horse beside her' carriage with the confident air of an old friend, "I am in luck to-day. I have longed to see you since our as-; sautt of the other night to " ..If Jane's head could have reared itself higher, it would. "I should think," she observed, "that Capt.' Worthington might at least have the' decency not to refer to his ruffianly' behavior. Absalom, drive on." "Jane,' the captain cried again, "you must permit me to explain.) It " . - t "Explain? And .what, pray, is there to explain?' I am not so dull that l' need have it explained to me how Capt. Worthington used his knowl edge of my father's premises to spy' upon my guests, nor how he forged a note in his sister's name- to give some color of excuse to his presence there." ' ' "Forged?" the captain gasped. "And as for what followed, while I know that it must have disappoint ed you that your plot did not so far succeed as to enable you to burn alive in our beds my guests and my self, yet if you could have heard the' moans and seen the wounds of the half score poor soldiers whom I had carried into my house and could have viewed the destruction wrought to my father's property, methinks you might have felt that , you had just, i 1 : HE DUG HIS SPURS INTO HIS HORSE' AND DASHED RECKLESSLY. THRO' ! THE WOODS. ' - i ; cause for elation and that you stiU merited the appellation of spy, ban dit and midnight assassin in which I understand you and your henenmen take such well-earned pride." Young Worthington's , -expression, at first astonished and then flecked, with amusement, had flamed into an ger as she proceeded. ; ' "Madam, I congratulate you upon' being so apt a pupil of Col. Besse-t mer. The terms which you have just used are a few of the milder epithets which, I understand, he applies to myself and that band of brave pat riots with whom I have the honor to' fight for my country. Had T known that, Col. Bessemer was an honored and welcome guest instead of being, as I presumed he was,- an intruder upon your hospitality, I would have' been more loath than I was to make; the attack which I felt my duty to make. While I feared that some de struction of your father's property might ensue, I flattered myself that by relieving you of the presence of, Bessemer's firebrands and looters- appellations which, I assure ' you, they have earned quite as indus triously as we have our pseudo-! nymes: we might be doing you a serv-j ice that would in a measure recom pense for the loss; btft it seems I was mistaken, and that Col. Besse-" mer is justified in the boasts he has! made of the handsome entertainment' he received at the home of hiS betrothed,' 'the beautiful Jane El lery,' to whom his troth was plighted, so he says, in Philadelphia town these; three years past." Jane's treacherous, .volor fled at these last astounding words, and then came back with a brave rush. '"Tis easy," she remarked disdain fully, "to place false speech upon the tongue of the absent. I congratu late you upon the facility with which, you have placed it upon Col. Besse mer's," and with that she drew down the curtain to the window on the side next Capt. Worthington, thus shut ting out that wrathy warrior. The soldier reared his horse back upon his haunches while his breath came hard and the healthy ruddiness of his skin gave place to an angry pallor. An insult! such an insult, and from Jane! Had it been from a man, he would have dragged him from the carriage and wiped up the earth with him, but To firsf doubt his word and then drop the curtain, it that he was trying to weld into a "body of recruits. ' When the creek came into view the carriage was just entering the stream between the posts. With a shout of warning, he dashed forward. As he drew nearer, he saw that the off horse was already beginning to sink, while the carriage lurched danger ously. Flinging himself from his horse, Worthington snatched Jane from the carriage and carried her to a place of safety. His next move was to rescue Aunt Rachel and Mammy Anne, while under his direction Gabriel began search for a piece of rope under the box-seat, where a supply of such things were . usually kept in those days of bad . roads and frequent breakdowns. iii alreadv TTieTJnion U 8 South Main St. Supply Co Telephone 7 U -4 Free, $22 worth, " 220 green trading stamps, with the following prder at $2.20: . .'"''.' 1 lb Best Butter .............. . . 30c 1 dozen Fresh Eggs . . ... .. . ...... 2So 2 lbs Frankfurters ':;.'...; '. . .... 2-1 c 1 peck Potatoes , . . . . 23c 3 lbs Tapioca . . . . . : . .... '. ,r. . 13c 1 lb Best; Coffee ................ 35 1 lb Best Tea ... . . . ... . , . . . . . . . . 0e Free, $22 worth,- 220 green tracing Stamps, with' the above order at $2.20. Free, $12 worth, 120 green trading stamps, with the following order '' : at $1.24: ;.;.', 4y2. lbs Sugar . ; ; ; . 2"e 4 lbs Prunes ........ ... . .-. ...... 2:'o H lb Pepper ..... . .". . .. . .... . . . . 90 1 dozen' Oranges ... '. . ? . . . . . 30c 2 bags Salt . . ... . . . . Ipc 1 bot Olive Oil ......... . '. . : . 1 oc 1 box Dried Beef . 10c Free, $12 worth, 120 green trading stamps," with the above order 'at $12L Free, $5 worth, . 50 green trading stamps, with the following order at 51c: , ; 1 pkg Ready Bits 15c 1 bot Ca tsup 10c 1 box Sardines .................. 10c 1 jar Mustard ...... . .. ...... .. 8c' 1 pkg Hylo" Biscuit . . , ... ..... ... ; 8c FreeV $5 worth, f 50 green trading stamps, with the above order at 51c. Free, $10 worth, 100 green . trading "stamps, with the following order - . . ' - , at $1.00: ' ' ; 2 cans Tomatoes .... L 2c 2 cians Corn 2.c 2 cans Peas " 25c 2c uaiijj -x iv. u jjcaxis ............ Free,, $10 worth, 100 green tradi ng stamps, with the above order at $1.00. Watch for Friday Night's Adv, V. as though she, had slammed a door in his face! Really, it was too muchh He dug his spurs into his horse that pampered animal that .seldom knew a touch which; was not genfle--, and dashed. recklessly through the. woods. It was well that his mount, was as good a forester as he, else1 they inust have come to grief. As for Jane, she drove on With her, brain in .a, whirl.. ,What- bad Godfrey;, meant by attributing such speech to' Col. Bessemer ? Pah, it wis but some1 idle gossip which those bandits with whom he associated had ; picked up; at some wayside inn. v She was too experienced in', such matters not to have read the' sincer-i ity of Col. Bessemer's admiration for' herself- underneath . hi3 ornate speeches and top ardent glances. That he thought her beautiful she! could not doubt. Most men did.. Even! when she was , but a raw schoolgirl, of 16 in Philadelphia he had singled her out for marked attention during) his stay in the city. , . . f v t r True, he had brought letters of in- troduction,. to her stepmother's brother, of whose household she was an inmate, and being made welcome' with that cordiality which the. tories; of Philadelphia ' showered upon the British officers, he spent much of his; time at ,her uncle's house, which ac-j. counted, doubtless, f6r the courtesies! he paid -her. She had been new to such things then, and she could not' deny that his red coat and gold lace,, his London manners, and the highi esteem in which he ( was so ' evidently held by ' his: superior officers had touched her girlish fancy, and'made her heart flutter not a little." j When the fortunes : of war tdokj him away from the ci ty, he had lef tt Her -withmany expressions-' of - tindy. ing- devotion,: and she had -believed him. But with the- lapse, of time it had grown to be a matter neither; for surprise nor resentment with her; that he. had apparently forgotten all about her the moment he was out of her sight, and that she had heard not one"1 word from him," although', she! had heard much of (him, , until he had appeared at her home the other day, It had amused her a little then to note thai Bessemer had been willing: to make, 'all but of their former ac-' quaintance that he could and to im press his officers that there had been more between them in Philadelphia' than there- was. ' She could easily un-! derst and that from this might have; arisen some idle ' gossip which had been exaggerated by . the time it reached Godfrey's ears; into -the. words he had repented to her. 'That the young A merican had deliberately lied or that be had even amplified: the tale in. its telling she knew him too well to believe; but she had been angry enough With him to beJ willing' to give him any slap in the facej which came handy, and she was too much a woman to worry herself over injustice. ' j It was a pity. Godfrey could1 not; read her thoughts, for then he might ! have picked his ; way . through thei woods with more care and mlgnt not' have forced his . horse to. .crash through underbrush that scratched its flanks and tore his own buckskin' leggings w.. ' ., He had gone perhaps a mile in this reckless fashion when a thought struck him that made him rein in his steed and sent the color from his face with as much swiftness as had Jane's-cruel stabs., awhile back, Good God, if he should be too late! . Why had he not thought of it before? . He turned his horse about and re-, traced his way with even more speed,1 but at 'the same time with more care than. ihatT'''"',' n-'-! d come. ' (To be continued.) Remarkable Escape. The bark Amy Turner recently ar rived at Hilo from San Francisco with a remarkable story of the escape of her carpenter from drowning. The car-" peuiBi xu v ei uva.ru astern, ana was ieit far behind. Though unable to swim he caught hold of the log line and took f turn round his wrist with it. He was finally picked up unconscious, but hang ing on to the line with a death grip, which there was some difficulty ,in open ing. He was revived. Remarkable PhotoKraph. Some remarkable photographs of landscapes have been exhibited to th v it 11 1134. Knninirrorini orvri dtv i rv 0 j. pictures were taken with the new light filter of Herr Eder, and they show the objects as illuminated by Invisible ul traviolet rays. The filter combines co balt glass with nitroso-dimethylanilin, a yellow dye that absorbs . all visible rays Dut transmits tne wnoie or tne ul traviolet . . ,. 4 . ,Cot f Pieapile. ' . Pineapples costing four' and" 'fiV' shillings in England tnay be bought three for a penny at Singapore, arid were even cheaper than ! this ' a ' f ew years ago. . ; ' ' . . .' Wonndi of Friendship. Many a wound of friendship heals bul the wounder and the wounded are never IUB DiUUC lu co.tu. ui.ixci aiirt rvctiuo.- James Lane Allen. '- " , Paint or Tnr on the fanda. ' To take off paint or-tar, on the hands -first rub the spots well with lard or butter, thn wash the hands with soap and hpt water, "",. " ' "' .".'i, ; Board Stain. --''s. To remove ink stains on boards s ply spirits .of salts with a piece - of cloth, - Afterward wash weir with wa-? ter.. " ; 1 - "' A GOOD HORSE , ( attached to an cp-to-date carriage, and roar wife, who needs an bullae, besld fou, will :ake you reel good and may,, ave doctor's bills. 'If not married tafto " somebody's daughter whom yon know you wo old like for a wife. Go to XOUCKS STABLES, ' : - SPRING STRKET . fHONE Cways. Remember the Fall Jame ; Cares a Cell la One Day, Crlplii2 Days . ea every S3 LY TROU BLES. The aches and pains ;of " the -back are timely troubles. Totr! may think them" bad enough, but " neglect: a bad back and'the seri ous side of this timely, 'warning is soon apparent.' Early warnihgs of kidney ills . come through the back and are the kidneys cry for help. You in ust .relieve the . congested . kid-!.z ney conditions or the impurities intended to be carried off circu- " late f hTough the blood' and dan- J . gerous diseases ": follow. Neg- lected kidneys cause urinary disorders, dropsy, rheumatism,' diabetes, Bright's disease. Doan's Kidney Pills cure' any of - the many kidney disorders. WATERBURY PROOF. Christopher Dumphy, living at 326 Washington street; says: "I have" off and on had trouble with my kidneys and back for quite a long time. : Dull, heavy pains through my kidneys and back -caused me inconvenience and much suffering and there was too! frequent action of the kidney secretions. A friend of mine, .Mr Mitchell, next door, had -used Doan's Kidney Pills and1 they: cure! him of a similar complaint and I reasoned that if they helped hlni v they might me, so I, got a box from my druggist a,nd used them. They did me so much goor that I bought a second and then a third. The treatment cured.!' ' Just such emphatic indorsement is plentiful in Waterbury. Call on the H. W. Lake company and ask what their customers report. Air Druggists 50c- Foster-AVIburn Co., Buffalo, New York.