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Live Oak daily Democrat. (Live Oak, Fla.) 190?-190?, August 28, 1906, Image 3

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It was wasat at Lausanne Lake Geneva Generaand Genevaand Geneaand
and lit one one of the small and nd quiet ho hotels hotels hotels ¬
tels that Judge dU geJ Fordhatn U S A was wastold wastold wastold
told by byt the 1e landlord landlordYou landlordYou landlordYou
You will be glad to learn that I Ihave Ibae Ihave
have a compatriot of yours here She Shehas Sbehas Shehas
has been here a week She Is a widow widowI
I believe shecomes She she comes from Chicago Can Canada Canada Canada ¬
ada adaSure
Sure It Isnt Philadelphia Mon Montana lIontana Montana ¬
tana V asked the judge judge4I judge4I
4I 4I 1 will at once find out all particu particulars partIeuj particulars ¬
j lars your excellency excellencyNever excellencyNever
Never eer mind Just now Id like a afew ut afew
k few t w hours rest before meeting the thewidow thewldo thewidow
widow American An ercan or otherwise If you youwill youIU youwill
will IU be so kind you neednt mention mentionto
i to her that I am here I came away awayfrom awuyfrom awayfrom
from my home In Boston California Californiato
to escape a widow and you see I Idont 1dont Idont
dont want to bump up against another anothertoo
too soon We Americans always want wantto
to walk around awhile before getting gettingacquainted gettingacquaInted gettingnequninted
acquainted acquaintedIt
It Is so your excellency and a d your yourwishes yourwIshes yourwishes
wishes shall be respected said the ob obsequious obBegUlous ¬
sequious host hostHow bOitwIIO hostIIow I
wIIO How does the widow happen to be behere behere behere
here alone Inquired the Judge jud e with without without without ¬
out much mucbsbow show of interest interestHer InterestHer InterestHer
Her brother Is at Lyons France FranceHe FranceHe FranceHe
He Is a buyer of silks for Americans AmericansHe 4merleanslIe
He will soon be here hereIs hereIs hereIs
Is she good looking and rich ask asked asked asked ¬
ed the Judge JudgeHad judgeHad judgehad
Had I known your excellency that thatChicago thatChicago thatChicago
Chicago Canada had such handsome handsomewomen handsomewomeu handsomewomen
women I should have gone there for formy formy formy
my second wife As for ricaes she shehas shehns shehas
has my best rooms and orders what whatshe whashe whatshe
she wants My bill against her will willbe willbe willbe
be very much muchThink muchThInk muchThink
Think shes on the marry marryWhen mnIT mnIT11eu marryWheu
> When I saw you sir and knew knewthat knewthat knewthat
that you ou were an American I said to tomyself tom tomyself
myself myselfHe m selt seltlie
He comes owes from the same country countryHe coun counDe
He looks loo s like a widower He appears appearsto
to be berich rich Why hy should not the wid wldower widower widotter
ower marry the widow and thus make makeeach makeeach makeeach
each other happy happyThanks happyThanks II IITbanks
Thanks for your our interest in thecase the thecase thecase
case old man but go slow An Amer American Amertcan American ¬
ican widower and an American widow widowwill widowwill Idowwill
will always find each other in good goodtime goodtime goodtime
time If you leave le ve them alone Just
leave It to us usThey usThey
They Th y met at the table but were not notIntroduced notintroduceI notIntroducecL
Introduced A sharn sha eyed person persofowould persoUwo personwoad
would wo d have noticed that they were weresizing weresllnr weresizing
sizing each other up Two days later lateras
as the widow sat on the veranda = with witha
a book In Jier her hand the landlord and andthe andthe andthe
the Judge approached and the former formerIndulged formerindulged formerIndulged
Indulged in a dozen bows and scrapes scrapesas scrap scrapas
as he said saidI
I have the utmost felicitation In Inpresenting Inpresenting inpresenting
presenting Judge Fordham to Mrs MrsChatham M MChatham MrsChatham
Chatham ChathamThe
The Judge found the widow to be a awoman ae ae
e woman not much over thirty She was wasbright wasbright wasbright
bright and keen and self possessed possessedShe
She found the judge to be a man of ofabout ofe
e about fortyeight hale and hearty and andinclined andineUned andinclined
inclined to be frank spoken Of course coursethey coursethey coursethey
they became Interested at once and andafter andI andafter
after a few minutes the landlord re reentered reentered reentered
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entered the office to say to his wife wifeToday wlteToday wifeToday
Today Marie I have done a a noble noblething noblething noblel
l thing The widower will marry the thewido thetie
11 tie
widow and when they return to Amer America AmerIca America ¬
ica they will probably live in New NewYork NewJi NewAl
Ji York Arizona and be happy all their theirdays theirdays theirdays
days Did I not tell you when we were weremarried weremarried weremarried
married that as a landlord la dlord I should sh > uld be bea besIt benk
ak a magnificent success successNeither successXeitber successNeither
Neither the Widow Idow Chatham nor norJudge nork nory
k Judge Fordham had a story stor to tell It Itcame ItoUJl Itt
oUJl y t
came out casually in conversation thatshe that thatshe tlmtshe
she was the widow of a Chicago whole wholesale wholess1e wholesale ¬
sale sale grocer and had taken the trip tripabroad tripabroad tripabroad
abroad at the InsU e ofher of her brother brotherTom brollierTom brotherTom
Tom who wh was a silk buyer for a New NewYork XewYork NewYork
York house hou e and who would soon be bewith b
1 L with them It came out the same way waythat W1 W1that waythat
that the judge had retired from the thebench th thbench thebench
bench In New York and was now tak taking takIll taking ¬
ing Ill It easy abroad while his bonds bondswent bondswent bondswent
went right rl ht on piling up Interest Theyfound They Theyfound Theyfound
found themselves themS lfes agreeing on almost almostall
all subjects especially on the greatness greatnessof <
of Chicago and the purity of American Americanpolitics Americanpolitics merlcanpoUtllS
politics and now and then the landlord landlordlooked landlordlooked landlordlooked
looked out to smile and turn to hi hiwife hiwife his hiswife
wife with withMarie withnrle withMarie
Marie nrle compliment me on my m rung magnificence rungnlficence mugJ ¬
J nlficence The widower and the widow widoware wIdoware
are becoming more and more Interested InterestedIn
3 S In each other
eS rti The judge rather took charge of Mr MrChatham lr lrehlthnm <
IS ISin Chatham after the first day da They rode rodeout rodeout rodeout
out together to > thc1 they boated toge together to e her they theyclimbed the theclimbeJ
in climbed the hills together The subject subjectof
of love wasnt wu nt even hinted at but there therewere therewere therewere
were other persons than the landlord landlordwho landlordwho landlorde
e S who smlUl in a knowing way wayThere wayTllere wayThere
There wus just a bit of mystery my tery about aboutthe a > out outtbe
t
S the brother He was to arrive at such sucha
a time and such a time but he didnt didntarrive didutSo
n5 So arrive It was all the fault of the thesilk thets thets
ts silk men he wrote They were taking takingthings takIn takInhlngs takingthings
things easy and refused to be hi htst1ed htst1edIll < ed edHe
co i He would be along aloll in good g > od time how however howcr howzat0e ¬
zat0e ever and m iii u one of Irs It letters he wrote wrotethat wrotethat wrotethat
that it would be a pleasure pl nsure for him to tomeet tonl
1131 1 meet nl t the judge The judge smiled smiledgrimly smiledgrimly smiledn
n grimly when this extract was read to tohim tohim tohim
him He seemed to doubt it itAfter itAtter itAfter
After their acquaintance had lasted lastedtwo lastedtwo lastedT0b
T0b two weeks and one day just after a atelegram atelenull atelesra
telegram had been xeeelyed led by the theF thes
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widow widow wtd W1hej the judge Judge dg at strolled tto1 oiled ed Into tEe tIi n rail railroaddepot riUroad h hroaddepot ¬
roaddepot road depot and found her about to totake totak totake
take a train tralnthat that Is he bethought thought she shewas shewas shewasSbe
wasSbe was She had no baggage and appear appeared ¬
ed to avoid observation observationWhen observationWhen observationWhen
When she saw that she was discov discovered discovered discov discovered ¬
ered she made some excuse and left the thedepot thedepot I
depot In his company She S Sib Et was a bit bitglum bitglum
J Jglum
glum for awhile but soon hillied rallied and andwas andwas 0 0was
was very gay that evening Two days dayslater dayslater
later a telegram announced that Broth Brother j jer I
er Tommy was 111 at home The widow widowsaid widoWsaid widowsaid
I Ia
said that she would Wouldrunover run over there for fora
a day or two and the Judge said he hewould hewould hewould
would accompany her He had a curiosity curi cnriosltyj curiosIty
osIty r about the silk mills and this thiswould thiswould thiswould
would be a good time to gratify it Thewidow The Thewidow ThewIdow
widow sudd sudtIIlly uily decided that Tommy Tommymight TommymIght Tommymight
might get g t ov o over r his illness i1ln without any anyof anyof anyof
of her help She had her fair share of ofsisterly otsisterly ofsisterly
sisterly affection but Tommy was one oneof oneof oneof
of these fellows that always played playedbaby playedbaby playedbaby
baby even with wltha a cold In the headTwo head headTwo heldTwo
Two mornings later the judge took tookan
an early morning walk It was an anhour anhour anhour
hour before breakfast He walked walkeddown walkeddown walkeddown
down to the depot to see the 620 train traingo traingo traingo
go out He was on time and he saw sawthe sawthe sawthe
the Widow Chatham there Sue dodged dodgedhim dotI dodgedhim ed edhim
him and returned to the hotel instead of oftaking ortakIng oftaking
taking the train When they met at atbreakfast atbreakfast atbreakfast
breakfast neither one said anything anythingabout anythingabout anythingabout
about their walk but the landlord rub rubbed rubbed rubbed ¬
bed his hands and smiled and said to tohis tobIs tohis
his wife wifeMarie wlteMarle wifeMarie
Marie my magnificence grows The Thewidower Thewldoer Thewidower
widower and the widow were out for a asunrise asunrIse asunrise
sunrise walk this man That means meanslove meanslove meanslore
love and matrimony fc r as the one o ointroduce 0Introduce ointroduce
introduce them anti bring brin two happy happyhearts happyhearts happyhearts
hearts together Of course > it will go gointo goInto gointo
into both bills as an extra extraThere e extraThere trl trlThere
There is a pretty fair mountain at atLausanne atLausanne atLausanne
Lausanne It is high enough to have haveprecipices haeprecipices haveprecipices
precipices and andrng rugged ed enough to put a aman aman aman
man out of wind to climb it When Whenyou Whenyou en enyou
you have followed Lovers walk far farenough farenough farenough
enough you strike into Hearts high highway highway highway ¬
way and a quarter of a mile farther fartheryou fartheryou fartheryou
you debouch upon a platform called calledMaidens calledMalden calledMaidens
Maidens rest The judge and an the thewidow thewidow thewidow
widow had been up there twice On Onthe Onthe Onthe
the afternoon of the early morning morningwalk morningwalk morningwalk
walk they took the path again When Whenthey Whenthey Whenthey
they had reached the plateau and found foundseats foundseats foundseats
seats and had a l few words to say about aboutthe aboutthe aboutthe
the view the widow looked lo > ked the judge judgefair jutIgefair judgefair
fair In the eyes e es and said saidMr sai sair saidMr
Mr r Fordham in about three min minutes minutes minutes ¬
utes unless you promise to leave Lau Lausanne Lausanne Lansanne ¬
sanne by the evening train I shall all be begin begin begin ¬
gin to scream screamYes screamYes screamYes
Yes he calilily calmly replied repliedI
I shall run down the path shouting shoutingfor
for help helpYes helpYes helpYes
Yes YesI
I shall meet people and declare that thaiyou thatyou thatyou
you threatened me I think you will willunderstand wlllunderstand willunderstand
understand what that will mean to
you youCertainly Certainly but there are loopholes in inyour inyour Inyour
your plan For instance I have no noless noless noless
less than three witnesses concealed be behind bebInd behind ¬
hind the rocks up here Then I have havea
a telegram to the effect that your Broth Brother ¬
er Tommy is In custody at Lyons I Ialso 1also Ialso
also have a second stating that his ex extradition extradition extradition ¬
tradition papers for which I have been beenwaiting beenwaiting beenwaiting
waiting these many days are ready for forme forme forme
me meWhere
Where do I come in 1 she asked askedafter askedafter askedafter
after awhile awhileYou awhileYou awhileYou
You dont come in Tommy did the theembezzling theembezzllng theembezzling
embezzling and you simply ran away awaywith awaywith awaywith
with him So far as my instructions instructionsgo
go you are to be left behind here inEurope in inEurope InEurope
Europe to enjoy yourself as best you youmay youmay youmay
may No doubt you have some of the thestolen thestolen thestolen
stolen money mone to pay your bills withbut with withbut withbut
but I was not instructed to arrest you youI
I was simply keeping tab on you until untilthe untilthe untilthe
the papers were ready for Tommy Is Isthere Isthere Isthere
there anything more to say saySir sayT sayTSir saySir
Sir I do not know you answered answeredthe
the widow as she arose and started starteddown starteddown starteddown
down the path by her lonesome lonesomeAnd lonesomeAnd lonesomeAnd
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And so you go away to Lyons re repeated ¬
peated the landlord after the judge had hadannounced hadannounced hadannounced
announced his intentions intentionsYes
Yes have to go goAnd goAnd goAnd
And the widow from Chicago Can Canada Canada Canada ¬
ada 1 1I
adaI
I must leave her in your keeping keepingWe
We e have had a misunderstanding You Youknow Youknow Youknow
know how cantankerous American Americanwidows Americanwidows Americanwidows
widows are areMaria areI areMaria
Maria said the landlord to his wife wifethat wifethat wifethat
I
that evening I may be magnificent magnificentI
I and I may not The widower and the thewidow thewidow thewidow
widow have quarreled and he has hasstarted hasstarted hasstarted
started for Lyons and it may be that thatbe thathe thathe
he will never come back to plead for a areconciliation areconcil4tlon areconciliation
reconciliation The main point how however howeer however ¬
ever is that I charged him two extras extrasfor extrasfor extrasfor
for falling In love with another guest guestof I Ior
I Imaybe
of my house and falling out again and andmaybe andmaybe
maybe I am magnificent after allVirtues all allVirtue allIrtuea
Virtue of Sold Sign SignGet SignGet SignGet
Get this parlor suit out at once
John said the manager managerOh
Oh lets just put a Sold tag ta on it ittill Ittill ittill
till tomorrow grumbled Salesman SalesmanJohn SalesmanJohn SalesmanJohn
John The men are fearful busy busyJohn busyOoJohn busyJohn
John said the manager you ou know knowvery knowvery knowvery
very little about human nature if ifyoure Itoure ifyoure
youre oure willing to leave le xe a suit of furni furniture furniture umitUle ¬
ture marked Sold in sight of the pub public publi public ¬
lic li If we left the th suit here everybody everybodythat en rybody rybodythat
that came in would be attracted by the theSold theSol1 theSod
Sod Sold sitm si n ou it and would want to tobuy tobuy tobuy
buy it or its duplicate UI < nte The suit cant cantIK
IK 1 h duplicated as you OU know and so the thopeople tb tbIwople thepcbple
people would be dissatisfied db This suit suitlecnuse suitIlcause suitcause
cause they couldnt t have htl it would wouldsem woulds
sem s em to them the only desirable one in inour Inour Inour
our stock They would take no other otherTe otherWc otherWe
Te should sho 11d projably lose 100 half a dozen dozensales do dozensales en ensales
sales salesWhy
Why y John there aresome are some dishon dishonest ¬
est dealers < lers who D nut ut t Sold signs sl = ns on
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730 to 1030 P M MRates MRates MRates
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entire evening when Skaters furnish their theirown theirown theirown
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fake Sods So s will move a slow stock stockWOle stockmore j jmore
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Thi lunatic < asylum story comes comesfrom com comfrom comesfrom
from Glasgow Gla gow Two councilors of that thatcity thatty thatcity
city ty were taken over a large asylum asylumthe
the other day by one of the patients patientsa
a safe man He had led them to a aroom aroom aroom
room to display a view from u l win window yinc10w s in inflow ¬
dow when some one shut the door doorwith doorwith doorwith
with its self acting lock and the three threemen threemen threemen
men were prisoners The patient alone alonepreserved alouepreseted alonepreserved
preserved his composure While bile the thecouncilors thecouncilors thecouncilors
councilors clamored to be released he heremarked h heremarked
1 1remarked
remarked remarkedIf I
If I were you I would be quiet quietNo
No help coming the councilors grew grewdesperate grewdesperate grewdesperate I
desperate Beads of perspiration stood stoodon too tooon
on their brows and they fairly yelled yelledIf elletl elletlIt
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soothingly I would keep quiet quietBut qul quietBut t tBut
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the visitors visitorsHoots visitorsHoot visitorsHoots
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come fairly Immune from typhoid fe fever feYer fever ¬
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day complained the rose and still stillthat stillthat stillthat
that idiot of a poet goes on talking of ofthe otthe ofthe
the modest violet as If there were not notothers notothers notothers
others
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accredited in Java the Philippines Philippinesand
and throughout the far east generally generallywith
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deadly nature It is said to be thesubstance the thesubstance thesubstance
substance with which lalays poi poison poIson poison ¬
son their kreese and daggers da rs and to tobe tobe tobe
be also the finger nail pviwe for formerly tormerly formerly ¬
merly in use among the aborigine Jayanese Jav Javanese Javanee ¬
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hand to a long sharp point and the theleast tbeleast theleast
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