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A LJ* The Girl From the Effete East Bp ARTHUR DENSMORE CopyrifKt. 1909. by American PNU •ociation A.KRINGTON was completing his first year of practice when Theodore Tuppeuheiui arrived fc 'Vc.*!uin Kuuikleville. Mr. Tuppen- tieiiii was selling stock ill tbe Charita ble Gold Mining company at 5 cents per share, price to advance to 10 cents at the end of thirty days. Incidentally he found time to foster in Barringtou's bosom the spirit of discontent which ten months' fruitless waiting for clients had engendered. If he were a clever, clean cut young man like Bnrringtou, did Barrington know what he'd do? Move west. lie wouldn't fritter away his time in a mossbacked New Eng land hamlet where people looked down on a fellow just because they'd kuown him all his life and could remember when he was a little shaver and went with patches on his trousers. No. sir. He'd Just gather together his earthly possessions and take the first train for Gilt Guich. Nev. There was the coming town there lay the oppor tunity for an able young man to rise. No reason In the world why he should not be in the United States senate within five years. That would be com ing some? Well, everybody and every thing came some in that country. Why, sir. where the thriving city of Gilt Gulch now stood there had been less than two years since naught but sagebrush and alkali. And now look at it—just look at it! Six thousand Inhabitants and more coming by every train! Simply couldn't get houses up fast enough for 'em. Had to camp out in tents. And every blamed one of 'em making money. Why, sir, you couldn't find a bootblack in Gilt Gulch who was worth less than fifty thou sand! This vision of wealth and political prominence was quite too much for Barrington. He adjusted his affairs in Knuckleville. which was no very difficult matter, took tearful leave of numerous relatives and of a certain pretty damsel, who was not yet a rel ative, but had rashly promised to be come one whenever Harrington's in come should suffice for the support of two persons, and hied himself to Gilt Gulch, promising to send souvenir post cards from every municipality he pass ed through on the way. Now, underneath the lurid exagger ation with which Mr. Theodore Tup penheim had clothed his narrative the rise of Gilt Gulch there lay a re spectable substratum of truth, and the combination of Barrington's ingenious appearance with certain letters of in troduction to persons financially prom inent in Gilt Gulch, which Mr. Tup penheiin procured for hiin, resulted hi *uis speedily establishing a thriving practice. For the most part it was work in connection with the location of mining claims, and, besides numer ous fees in cash, Barrington acquired several claims of his own, which he disposed of profitably. In brief, at the end of a year Bar rington had waxed so prosperous as to feel himself warranted in marrying. The Knuckleville Weekly Times an nounced editorially that it understood that young Mr. Barrington, for whom. Its readers would remember, the Times had predicted a brilliant career when he hung out his shingle in Knuckle ville, was now one of the leading men In tJie west, and the other village maidens were openly jealous of Susie Cutler, whose good fortune it was to be to marry a millionaire. But Susie herself had no illusions. 8he even refused to permit Barrington to come east for the marriage. Her childhood lessons of thrift and econ omy had taken deep root in her mind, and she would not, she said, have the price of a round trip railroad ticket thrown away. If Barrington felt that he must spend the »ney, let him buy a cabinet organ or a secondhand piano for the front parlor. They would be married in their own house at Gilt Gulch and after that take a little wed ging trip to Colorado Springs or maybe Denver. Perhaps being a prudent damsel, Susie desired to have a glance at Gilt Gulch before she committed herself irrevocably. AX any rate, mat ters had been thus arranged, and. the date set for tbe wedding being but two days away and Susie due to ar rive that afternoon, Barrington was in the state of ecstasy appropriate to such circumstances. It was in this moment of supreme happiness that misfortune befell him. The work Barrington had been doing requires to be performed with great accuracy otherwise It Is not only valueless, but may be the occasion of great loss to the client. Now, it is possible that Barrington possessed genius. People who have that, you know, are apt to be careless as to de tails. Perhaps It was merely that, being deeply in love, he could not con centrate his mind upon his work. How ever that may be, Hartford, the attor ney whose office was next to Barring ton's, bad discovered in tbe course of an Investigation of tbe records that Barrington had filed documents con talnlng serious errors. He spoke to Barrington about it In a perfectly friendly way. Barrington received his kindly admonitions with a contempt whlcb be was at no pains to disguise. Why should be pay beed to tbe re marks of a man who wore baggy trousers and long balr and played faro, to say nothing of becoming Intoxicat 3k sd now and tben? H* knew well wougb wbat Inspired tbese critical ob servations. Hartford was Jealous of tbe prosperity which Barrington bad ao rapidly achieved. Let him stop caviling, said tbe virtuous Harrington to himself, and seek success by lead inga sober life, aa be did. Peeling that be- bad been insulted. Barrington thereafter confined bis communications with Hartford to a curt "How are you?" accompanied by a barely perceptible nod when they I" chanced to meet. It was with a good deal of surprise, therefore, that Hart- Cord, glancing up from his rather di jfyridalsd. d—k _aa .iw ojWn. perceived ^firrlngfon entering bis office. Due had not to look at Bar rington twice to be convinced that he was badly frightened. His eyes, which ordinarily regarded those about him with an air of easy toleration, were wkh with terror, and his well chisel ed features, customarily wearing au air of placid conceit, were uow white and drawn. His manner toward Hart ford was no longer supercilious. All his carefully constructed attitude of dignity had vauished. "You've been in this part of the country longer than I have, Hartford," said he. "1 want your advice as a— a friend, you know." Hartford nodded and withdrew his pipe from bis lips. "Sure." said he succinctly. "What's the row?" "Why, you see," said Barrington, "it seems that in filing the papers for Jim Busby on that last mining claim of his I made a slight error. 1 have been doing a large business, you know. Hartford—a very large business—and it was Inevitable that 1 should make a mistake occasionally. It seems that some unscrupulous persons have taken advantage of this purely technical slip and have jumped Busby's claim, and he Is very much exercised about it." "I should think he might be," Hart ford observed. "Yes," repeated Barrington, "he is much exercised and quite unreason able about it He came into my office a few moments ago and demand ed an explanation. Of course I couldn't tell him anything except that it was just a mistake such as any man might make, and he said I was lying to him He said I was too smart to make a fool break like that and that I was in with the gang that were trying to do him out of a claim that would have made him rich. I argued with him the best I could, but it didn't budge him. He said he didn't see that it made much difference, anyhow, wheth er 1 was a fool or a knave, because either way 1 hadn't any right to live, and he wound up by saying that he'd just go down to the Jolly Dog and get a few drinks to put him in the right frame of mind and then he'd come back and reduce the membership of the Gilt Gulch bar by one." It is significant of Hartford's broad and tolerant temperament that he did not remind Barrington that he had previously predicted such a catastro phe as had now befallen. Neverthe less a slight glimmer of amusement stole across his face. "So you want my advice, do you?" he asked. "I should appreciate it very much," said Barrington. "Well, you shall have It," said Hart ford laconically, rapping the bowl of bis pipe against the heel of his shoe. "If Jim Busby were out gunning for me and I couldn't shoot any better than you can, and I had a comfortable little sum saved, as you have, and there were a pretty girl in New Eng land who didn't know any better than to love me. as she dues you. I'd go cast on the half past 2 train, and I wouldn't hurry back." "But the rrov.ble is," Barrington ex plained. "Susie-Miss Cutler, that is- will be here on the train that gets In at 2:50. The trains pass on the first siding out, you know. The fact is we an.1 to be married day after tomorrow at uoon. You'll pardon my omitting to send you au invitation, wou't you? It was quite unintentional. I've been so busy"— "Oh," Hartford broke in, with a dep recatory wave of bis arm, "you need not apologize. It's just one of those little mistakes a busy man is bound to make every now and then. I haveu't Busby's disposition. I'll forgive you." Then Hartford looked at his watch and found that it was twenty minutes past 2. "You'll have to move lively, my boy," he said. "Keep an eye open for Jim, and if the coast is clear take the 2:C0. If it isn't, walk over to Sami City and take the next one there." "But about Susie," Barrington re monst rated. "Pshaw!" growled Hartford. "That's easy enough. Leave u note for her with the station master, telling her to go back to Colorado Springs and you'll meet her there. If you don't have time to write a note, have the station mas ter tell her you've been called away on a life and death matter and that she'* to go to the hotel and wait until you send her word. Don't you worry about the girl. She'll prefer a slightly de layed wedding to an expedited funeral Hurry up uow. You've just about tim* to make it." As he slipped down tbe main street of Gilt Gulch on his way to the sta tlon Barrington caught a glimpse ol Jim Busby's gaunt profile as he stood at the bar of the Jolly Dog, his back toward the entrance. Barrington's in dolent heart rejoiced as he reflected that the ten mile walk to Sand City would uow be unnecessary, it was Just twenty-eight minutes past 2 when he reached the statiou. He gave the necessary instructions concerning Su sie to the station master and rushed out upou the platform. But tbe train which made up at Gilt Gulch was not yet ready to depart. A freight car had left the rails, blocking the track. Five, ten. fifteen minutes passed, and still tbe obstruction remained. Barrington grew uneasy. Jim Busby might at any moment deem that be bad imbibed a quantity of liquor commensurate with his contemplated task and begin to search foi him. But at tbe end of twenty minutes, to bis great relief, tbo perspiring train crew succeeded in re placing tbe derailed car, and tbe freight train pulled slowly out upon a siding. Even as it did so Barrington caught sight of the 2:50 train as it rounded the curve just beyond tbe sta tion. A moment later Susie Cutler, her trim little figure set off by a skillfully tailored gray traveling suit and her face wearlug tbe look of determination befitting a girl who had just completed a journey nearly across the continent alone, descended to the platform of OUt Gulch station. Barrington rushed toward her Joyfully. Within three steps of ber be encountered an obsta cle—a very serious obstacle. This was nothing less than the muzzle of a re volver. Behind the revolver stood Mr. James Busby. "Now, young man," said Mr. Busby, "we'll attend to your little matter, and we won't be long doing It" Then Busby became suddenly con at a voice, evidently fominin*. t-iMPEPfnNPF Mwffmrqt pTo^jeiHh^ frerffi sorne~ prtlnt lit Itt* rear and of the light pressure of a haud upou his arm. "Do you know," said tbe voice, 'it's dreadfully careless of you pointing that thing at anybody so. Why, it might go off." Turning about. Busby looked into the piquant features of Susie Cutler. He decided unhesitatingly that, not withstanding some freckles and the tendency of the nose to turn up, it was a rather pleasing face to view, "So it might," said Busby alowly. **So it might." "Well, then, stop aiming it at Har— Mr. Barrington." she commanded. "You make me uervous." "Fact is," said Busby, "I was sort of planning to shoot Mr. Barrington." He had lowered his weapon and spoke very calmly and deliberately. "What!" shrieked the girl. "You have the audacity to stand there and tell me you mean to commit a cold blooded murder? Where are the po lice? A splendid place this must be to live In. where a man goes out to kill another as coolly as he'd eat his breakfast!" "That's the way with all you folks from out Boston way," grumbled Bus by. "You're always getting murder and the administration of justice mixed. I ain't going to murder him. I'm going to execute him. He's doue me dirt, and if he ain't killed he'll do somebody else dirt So for the good of everybody he'd ought to be shot. What do you care anyway? Ain't no relative of yourn, is he?" "Why, uo." she answered In some confusion, "he Isn't a relative exactly ^that is, he"— A gleam of comprehension shone In Busby's eyes. "Come to think of it," said he, "1 heard something about his being go ing to get married. Be you the girl'/" She nodded. "Yes," she answered simply, "I'u the girl." "Then," said Busby, "it's cleai enough to my mind that in interfering with this execution you're preventing me from doing you a great favor. Howsomever, if you stick to it that you don't want him shot and if you'll take him out of Nevada and keep bim out"— The girl did not wait for bim to fin ish. She transferred her grasp from Busby's arm to that of Barrington, who during the preceding conversation had stood silent, his face white, his limbs trembling, cold sweat beading his forehead. "Come, llarry," she said imperiously. Meekly, with bowed head and down cast eyes, Barrington suffered her to lead him aboard the train, which was now, tbe track being clear, about to move eastward. Jim Busby sat down upon the edge of the platform and burst into a roar of laughter. Long after the train had disappeared around the curve below the station the station master found bim there, his broad shoulders still shaking with merriment. "Well, you doddering idiot," said the Station master, "what's the Joke?" "Oh, ain't he going to get his all right, though?" queried the mirthful Busby. "Did you hear her 'Come, Har ry,' him and snake him aboard the train like he'd been a puppy bitched to a string? He got out of being exe cuted, but he's getting a life and that's a whole lot worse.' Senatorial Repartee. Once in the senate chamber John J. Ingalls was directing some remarks to Senator Hoar of Massachusetts. Tbe other senator from that state, Mr. Dawes, having come in while Mr. In galls was speaking, thought the words were meant for his ear, and so, inter mitting, he asked Ingalls if he was di recting the remarks at him. Tbe Kan sas senator turned slowly around, for Mr. Dawes sat behind him, and tben, with delicious intonation, but an in'-' stant wit. he said, "I was directing my remarks to the successor of Charles Sumner and not to the successor of Daniel Webster." The repartee has become traditional, and the utterance was at once placed alongside of that reply of Conkling to Senator Thurman, which is also traditional in the senate chamber. Conkling was speaking, and Thur man had said, interrupting him, "Does the senator aim his remarks at me he constantly turns to me'/*' wben Mr. Conkling. with delicious gravity, bow ing to Thurman, with whom be was very friendly, said: "Wben I turn to the senator I turn as tbft Mussulman turns to Mecca I turn as I would turn to the common law of England—the world's most copious fount of Juris prudence." HINTS FOR THE BUSY HOUSEWIFE Useful Attachment For Rocking Chairs. An inventor has recently procured a patent on a device for rocking chairs without placing the feet on tbe floor. The particular advantage of this scheme is that a slight movement of the feet will cause the chair to rock. Fulcrutned to tbe rockers are a pair of levers fitted with rollers at one end to engage tHe floor and at tbe opposite end connected by means of links to a pair of bell crank levers forming a sort of treadle, on which the operator's feet are supported. By pressing this treadle downward pressure will be brought to bear on the rollers, causing the chair to rock. When desired the mechanism may be thrown oat of op^ WINN FLU rrwHi BP Aunfnst onV of the cros^plecej" of tBe chair.—Scientific American. Care of Kitchen Utttiilii Nev iron pots should aiMrajrs be boi!ed first with wood ashes and cold water, then thoroughly washed, and they are ready for use. Skillets, grid dles. Iron gem pans wattle irons should be well greased and allowed to burn off once or twice before using. Sheet Iron pans for cake and bread are preferable to tin. Earthen and stone ware jars or crocks should be filled with cold water and put over a slow fire and allowed to come to a Iwdl once or twice before using to cook in. In washing greasy skillets the addl tlon of a little soda to the first water will neutralize the grease aud make it much easier to clean. They are best cleaned when hot. Always keep the Inside of the coffee pot bright and clean to insure good coffee. Boll It out occasionally with soda and scour thoroughly. Never set aside a dirty bottle. Wash clean and turn with the neck down that It may dry and have no dust in It When ycu want It. All bottles and cruets are best clean ed with shot and soapsuds. Save the shot In a small bottle to be used again. Braised Beef. Take six or eight pounds of round or a piece of the rump. Lard with salt pork. Put a few slices of pork In a large pan. When the pork begins to fry add two onions, two slices of carrot, half a turnip, all minced or chopped fine. As soon as they legin to brown nicely draw to one side of the pan an I put in your beef. Dredge with pepper, salt and flour. Brown the meat well on all sides, then add one quart of boiling water and a small bunch of sweet herbs. Cover the pan and cook slowly three and one-half hours. Baste often. Take up and add to the gravy half a can of tomatoes and cook ten minutes. Strain, potir around beef and serve. Freshening Furs. Hot bran or even sawdust will be found excellent for freshening up furs if they become a little soiled or mat ted. Wash the fur in this material, rubbing well, as one would were it soap aud water. Repeat the process several times, shaking well after each washing. If one treats the furs to a dry bath of this sort two or three times during the winter the furs will retain their freshness wonderfully. Cranberry Pudding. Take one-half cupful of milk, one half cupful of flour, oue-half pint of crauberries. one-half cupful of sugar, butter the size of a walnut, one-half teaspoonful of soda, oue teaspoonful of cream of tartar and one egg. Steam three-quarters of an hour. 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