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1 GOOD-BY U7 (5 g - ND to-morrow you leave me and go back to tuat norria 'London?" "Only for throe months, dearest. Then I shall come back to Kocksea and claim you." Jessie Poole laid her pretty head con tentedly on the rough tweed slioulder of the Norfolk jacket Will Preston was a clever young ar tist. Looking around for a suitable place at which to stay the summer, he had stumbled across the little creeper clad cottage where Jessie Poole lived and nursed her bed-ridden father, and had induced them to let him make their home his abode during his stay. A thorough woman was Jessie, and as euch she appealed to the artist's tem perament. Beautiful she could hardly be called, but her clear gray eyes and the curve of her small, firm mouth went straight to Will Preston's heart, and before he was aware of It the in evitable had happened. Presently the shapely head was raised from the collar of the Norfolk jacket, and a low voice inquired: "What are you going to do with your self this afternoon. Will?" "Oh, I'm going to row out .to that picturesqueold wreck and take a few sketches of it." "But you are not going alone, Will, are you? You know it's off a very dan gerous part of the coast, and there are a lot of cross currents and sunken rocks " "Oh, that's all right, little one. Your old admirer, Jem Barclay, Is 'bossing the show.' He knows every inch of the coast,-and I've every confidence In him; bo you neeu oave ao quaims, uear, mai I shall not be back safe after dark." As he mentioned the name of his guide" Jessie looked up suddenly and seemed about to speak, then appeared to alter her mind, and was silent. "So, ta-ta, dearest," he went on, bending down and fondly kissing the 'sweet lips upturned to his. I must be off. "The tide wild be on the turn soon, and It's a good two miles row." The wreck toward which the little 'boat was rapidly cutting Its way was all that remained of the schooner Bon nie Belle. A year ago she had been driven by a storm on to a sunken rock. At high tide merely a few feet of her ole remaining stump of a mast was risible, but at low water she was only partially submerged. As Will Preston lay back In the stern of the boat fingering the tiller ropes he could not but admire the stalwart figure In front of him. Jem Barclay was a young fisherman, living down in the village about a mile from Jessie Poole's lonely cottage. Over six feet In height, and proportionately broad, his muscles stood out like bands of steel as he pulled untiringly at the oars. Soon they reached the wreck, and, as It was now low tide, the boat was pull ed alongside, and they clambered up to the slippery deck. The schooner was but a mere shell after all, and as Will peered down through what had once been the hatchway nothing was to be seen but the Inky blackness of the water In the hold. líe was startled from his reverie by a laugh from his companion. "A man wouldna do much good, Mr. Preston, once he got down there, eh?" There was something in the man's tone that jarred unpüeasantly upon the ftTtlst's ear, and he answered shortly: "No; I think he could say good-by to Ufe." "Then you can say good-by to yours, for that's where you're going, my fine gentleman!" Will Preston turned quickly round In amazement at the words, when, with an oath, Barclay flung himself upon him, and bore him backward. The back of his head struck the deck with a crash, and he lost consciousness. When his senses slowly came back to him he found himself propped up with bis arms against the mast, his arms passed backward round it, and hás hands tightly bound together at the other side. His can had been forced Into his mouth, and his handkerchief bound tightly round, forming a most efficient gag. Before him stood Jem Barclay, his arms folded and his black eyes Cashing triumphantly. - l' BE LOST HIS BALANCE AND FELL. , "You see, I've changed unt mind," he : W, TO UFE. began. "It seemed a pity to chuck you down in t' hoW. You wouldn't ha' had time to think over things. Oh, yes, I know she refused me a year ago, but I'd ha' won her right enough in time if you hadn't come with your fine ways and oily tongue. Now I'm going to wish you good-by. It'll be high tide at 9 o'clock, and then t' sea will be a foot aboon your head. Happen you'd like to see how the time goes, though. Well, you shall." He took his knife from his pocket and drove the point Into the mast a few Inches above his victim's head. Then he approached the artist with the In tention of taking his watch from his pocket to hang it upon the Improvised hook, but Preston, though his hands were tied, had the use of his feet, and as his tormentor came within reach he lunged out with all his force. Taken unawares, the man sprang backward to avoid the blow. and. for getful of the hatchway tbehind him, lost his balance and fell down it. In falling he turned half around and, with a sickening thud, his temple came In contact with the further side of the opening as he fell. Will heard the splash of his body in the water, and waited, horror-struck, for any further sound, but nothing met his ears save the wash of the waves. He struggled to free himself, so that he might try and save his would-be murderer, but though he strained until the cords cut Into his wrists it was use less. The fisherman had done his work only too well, and had himself kept back the help that might, perhaps, have saved him. And as the utter impossibility of free ing himself and the increasing peril of his own situation became apparent to Will, pity for his dead rival gave place to horror at the death so slowly but relentlessly approaching. He tried to wriggle up by clasping the mast with his legs; he found It impossible, and blank despair began to creep over him. The tide had already turned and was creeping through the broken bulwarks, and soon the first wave came gently washing along the deck, nearly reach ing his feet. Again'he strained and tugged at his bonds In vain. He turned his eyes longingly toward the boat, which had been moored to the side of the schooner, and then Indeed he gave up hope, for It was gone. The rope had been too loosely tied, and there was the boat, already fifty yards away, drifting with the incom ing tide. The sun was dipping toward the cliffs overhanging his sweetheart's cottage, and he knew that he had but an hour or two longer to live unless help came, and that he felt was almost impossible. Soon the water reached his knees, then, In little ripples circled round his waist. Another half-hour passed, and the cliffs were lost to view, while the lights began to twinkle In the village and along the Uttle wooden pier. High er and higher rose the water until It reached his shoulders, and he began to feel chill and numb. Presently the beat-beat of a steamer's paddles came wafted over the shimmering sea, and with a wild thrill of hope he turned his head. Yes, there, she was, gliding along 6wlftly and smoothly, her portholes and saloons brightly lit and the strains THE KESCUE. of the band conning to him cheerily as she churned her homeward course, the passengers Joining In song in happy content af ter the pleasures of the day Oh, if he could only get rid of that suffocating gag his cries might be heard. But no sound came from his aching throat, and the pleasure steam' er gilded on her way. And now the water reached his chin, and he knew his life could be number ed by minutes only. He fixed his weary eyes upon one light that glimmered sbarllke on the side of the cliff, away from the others. He knew it came from the MttSe room where his love would be waiting and wondering what kept him. As he looked the light seemed to go out for an instant; then it appeared again; again disappeared, and once mor flashed into sight What did it mean? Suddenly It struck him that It was something on the surface of the' water which kept coming between his eyes and the light. Could it be a boat? He strained his ears, and fancied he could hear the rattle of the oars in the rowlocks. Yes, yes, it was a boat coming straight toward him, too. And at last a straggling moonbeam came slanting across the sea, and doubt gave place to certainty, for, although still a long way off, he could distinguish a figure In the boat a figure that caused his pulses to throb wildly, the figure of a girl. Would she, could she, do it in time? He was standing now on the very tips of his toes, and even then an occasional wave, higher than the rest, would wash into his nostrils, and give him a foretaste of what was to come. Nearer and nearer came the boat, and higher rose the water. Could he hold out? The strain was awfuL ' "Whatever can have come to those two?" queried Jessie, as the shadows lengthened, and still no Will appeared. Throwing a shawl around her, she strolled out into the evening, and look ed away over the sea. She could not make out the mast of the wreck In the falling light but something bobbing about at the foot of the cliff arrested her attention. "It looks like a boat!" she gasped, with sudden foreboding. And In an In stant she was speeding down the path. A moment more and she had reached the shore, and there, not twenty yards away, she recognized Jem Barclay's boat empty; and something of the truth flashed upon her. "Merciful heaven!" she moaned. "The boat has got adrift and left them on the wreck!" There was no time to run to the vil lage for help. What had to be done must be done quickly. With a fervent prayer the brave girl dashed Into the water, clambered over the side, un shipped the oars, and In another minute the bow was once more turned sea ward and the little boat was speeding to the rescue. At last, after a lifetime of doubts and fears, she turned and saw the sunken mast standing out In bold con trast to the silvery pathway caused by the rising moon; and at the base, on the surface of the water, there was something else something round and dark. With redoubled energy and panting breath she tugged desperately at the oars, heedless of the blisters on her lit tle hands. It was Indeed a race for life or death, and It seemed that after all, her effort had been In vain, for as the boat bumped against the mast the head of her lover dropped forward and sank out of sight. With a piercing cry she flung herself forward and caught him by the hair; then, moving her hand lower, she grasped his collar and pulled with all her might In an Instant the gag was removed, and then poor Jess was plunged Into despair again as she found his hands tied and she realized that her little fingers were powerless to loose the knotted rope, and she had no knife. Then her eyes caught sight of Barclay's knife sticking in the mast above his victim's head. With a cry of delignt she seized It, and In another moment the bonds were severed. At the risk of capsizing the boat she dragged the precious burden slowly and painfully on board; and at last he lay, tmcon sciuos still, but breathing, with his head pillowed on her lap. LAW AS INTERPRETED. Breaking and entering a dwelling house for the purpose of serving a writ of replevin, after admittance has been demanded and refused, is held in Kelley vs. Schuyler (R. I.), 44 L. R. A. 435, to constitute the officer a tres passer. After a judicial separation, although the marriage is not dissolved, It Is held, in people ex rel. commissioners of pub lic charities vs. Cullen (X. Y.), 44 L. R. A. 420, that the marriage relation Is so far terminated or suspended that the husband cannot be guilty of the statu tory offense of abandonment or deser tion. The fact that a foreign Insurance company had authorized service of process to be made on the Secretary of State Is held, in Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Company vs. Spratley (Tenn.), 44 L. R. A. 442, insufficient to prevent valid service from being made on an agent of the company, who has come Into the State on business rela ting to the settlement of the loss. The dissent from a sealed verdict by one juror when the jury Is polled, after sealing a verdict and separating, made on the ground that he did not agree to the verdict except because he thought he was obliged to, Is held. In Kramer vs. Kister (Pa.), 44 L. R. A. 432, to make a discharge of the jury neces sary, and prevent the rendition of any subsequent verdict In the case on that trial. A deposit In a savings bank In trust for the owner of the money and another person-, as joint owner, subject to the order of either, and the balance at the death of either to belong to the survi vor, is held. In Jlilholland vs. Whalen (Md.), 44 L R. A. 205, to constitute a valid declaration of trust In favor of the survivor as to the balance of th fund remaining on the death of either, although the settlor retains posse asi on of the bank book. Santa Fe & Pacific Ratal Co. Condensed Time Card, Effect Nov 9, 1899. STATIONS No. 1 No. 2 10 00 10 so 3 a) 4 2-- 9 05 2 2 - 2 55 5 47 7 or. 9 28 11 12 12 10 p Lv. . . . i'hk'Hgo Ar . -KfinsHs city . . . . Denver . .". . . La Junta . Albuquerque Winertte liallup ...Holbrook . . .Vinslov ...FlRKStHff ...Williams . ..Ash Fork Lv 12 SO p Lv Ash Fork Ar 5 SO a J f' P Ar JeromeJc Lv 4 00 a 3 10 P:Ar Prescott Lv' 3 10 a J P'Ar Congress Je Lv 11 25 p 9 - P'Ar Plienix Lv, 8 30 p 12 30 2 10 3 45 5 45 7 33 9 30 12 15 12 30 1 .15 5 15 8 30 J IS 6 45 P P Lv.,.. ...Ash Fork Ar! Peach Springs . . .Kingman . . .Needles Blake Bagdad Daggett ..."Barstow.. Lv Kramer p.... 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