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Chapter Number3. XLIII.
Chapter TitleMRSFIRMAN.
Chapter Urlhttp://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article111323178
Full Date1892-01-30
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Newspaper TitleFreeman's Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1932)
Trove TitleHand and Ring
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p.FAWB AHB SINS.

By A. K. Gbejen.

/vT8|T. BOOK III. . ,?...,_. Chapter XLIIX. Mrs. pieman.

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'I hqvqf acasd it boforo, ohonly. ? Well, CfaoQp 1st bjo osplaio/ said ho, ' Yoq B?e a selativo of £ho Mro. Olomwona wlao won go foully mopdoi'oci ao Sibloy, ovo you notP Yota moot, ihoeoicoFo, bo ia a sioto o? f^oot ansicfep to kcOT7 who IuGE1 ESQE'doiL'GE WGO. NOW, I OSH IE fehat Bame state, saofiaEa; ao qpo, tkoroicoirDj in opra p&thy, yoc oeo.' The z?espoa£iml osaila oed peculiar iofofiofcioB With which tbeco loot wordo wora Bitopod robbed them o£ their feEiilianty nod ollowoc! Mico . FJPEQQQ JO JpOiTOOivO hh tVUO ohnSQCtOE1. 'Yoa ofo o cJotootivo/ ooid aho, oacloo ho did no! daoy if, slio woafc oq : c Yoh a ay I EQQst bo ensioQo to haow wko ay ooBoia'c mardoroi? woo. Heo Osaih Monoell, tboa, booa cpqoitfiod ?° '? A verdiot has aot booa pjivGa/ ooid Gbo ofebes1, 'Histeiol boo boon odjoEraod to oaciblo Mm to ehooso q aow co^tsel.' ' MicaPicBaaB Ejofcioiaod Bgp vioitov to be contodj and ofcoace Jock a ehoii? koccolf. ' Wliot do yoc want wi£h saioP' nho oofco-3t with obacaeSon-iQfcio bloBtness Tfao dotootivo wos oilonfc. It wos bat fov c SloHJoat, bat; in that EiOEaoot bo sbqbso& to Fecci io tbo bofifioEi o2 ihio ^oejdd's caiad. 6 Well/ eaid &o9 '1 will toll yoa. Yoa boiiovo Csaih Moaoell to bo IebocobSP' 'I &O,' Oho L'OtQVDOS. ' 8Yqb\7 wall; so do I.' 'Lei mo dkcho han&a Tzifih 70^,' V7QD Eiop obt'npfe FemBflr. And olae seDchod irofffclji hoi? hoatlp uhsela h© iooh x?'ith cqaol Gravity. Tbio eopoEBoay ocoi?j ho roEBOptoS, uitfe a ob.eos2Ql Eioa : e Wo 020 SosttiQCitoly aot in a aoaefc o£ ]ck7b oad co qqb talk iraoly. 'Why do yotj Shinb MosooiS iaaoaoot P 1 oui oaro tho o?i dsaco Lno aoi booa mueh \n his ^gvohp.' ?Why do von fchiofc laiEa iBQoeoatP' ^00 too briolr soiopf. ? 'I havG tzXko& \~Mh biea aad V7itla Mios Dc-eo. And i ugq p?GGoafc wlaoa Mr. O^aotB beoafihod 5sis luot.* TJao look olio pave noD lilio cold uakov on Mp. Gryoo'o ooe?ot!y g^ociog hopoc ?Wfaafc boo fcfoofc to do aith it P' obo Dobod. Tho dafioQoico tool: oacthoE tooo. s Yoq did

?1 fact! ao£ iLiofc. hoaorai?,5 V7no tho soply. ' Yora hc7o Boyor, thoa, vioifiod yoai1 oo'aGio la Sibloy Pf ' Yoo, 1 woo fkoi'o oaeo ; but tbo/o did aot givo mo oh ceqoGmtcBGo with Mp. Ofoat-4.' 'Ho woo ?o3oi;ved, thon, ia bio sisDQOoya, ao° eoE!E3Enicat-ivo9 jpccoibly EaorocoP' 4 Ho V7DG 3006 V7hafc 1 aould ospco^; saeb. c goa= tlesaoe to bo at tbo tcblo V7ith woesoq lito say aotJciQ 0E-d Eaycoltf.' 'Ho*, eaoroc?. thoa ; oaly poooE'vod,' ?EsooJly.* Mp. G-fyco ek'op 0 doop beoatli. This wollr 03omod to he dfsiiioio o£ n dirop of naoiotnpo. 4 Why do yo'Q ool: Eao oboat Mr. OjcbU P Hod Mo fiGQfcki so GQy T7GJ7 oficeotcd yooBg Muncoll'o ^roopseto P' ' TJjdu j'd wlioy I waafc £0 fied oev/ doGla?od! Iff!?. Goyooo Thosp wifcEsoat c'^Jn^ koi? fiseo £01? Dno'dboi? qGootioD, ooid : 'Whouo did Muo. C1oeqqo«o Qw't saoofi Me. Oeontt P Wcna't ifi ia 0OG3O toWQ OGfi WcQt P' 'Hob oo sy IrnoalodgOt s?i?. I olwcyo oep» jpocad! o&o oac7 feirj Sis', fa Sibloy.' Thiauclt V7oa ooL'tDioly vopy dry. 0 Yofc yco ni?o aofi poafcivo tbafc thio io cop ovo 5OB P' p'oL'aQot! ftlio dotootwo. 5 Sho cdeso frosss NobpaQba, coil go did I10 ; aor/s wBy Eaoy fiEaoy aofc&c-wo .ucor/n onaLi oiLioe fcbosoP* 6 1 dt(3 aot fcooty 'ijEact luo oorao Evom 'No bsaolia ' Mv, Gk'.yeo tJrow oao'cbos doop broDula obs3 lofc ^owa &io btsefaot cpfiin. ' I fiiioofjlife yoci? eoaoia opoQS Eaoi1 obildbood ia Toledo P' 0 Sbo did, Die' ' How 0DE30 oiiso to go do FoliigocL-n P' 'Wc!3,ol30 V7ca loSifc dq opphoaB and bod tolcolx otit fop fco?Bo!i;. A oiuaatioQ do uoiti'GOD in an botol 1q soso way opoaod to Iiol1 io Nolk'Gfjlso, asd oko efitijo fitaoL'o to taho it.' ' HaE3pi2 ! And was obo ctiSI d woltt'eoo wliosa oho raoKEiof] P' 6 Yea, I fchiafe eo; foaS I oe aofc cara oboafc it. f ho oobioofi woo co BDioifol, wo uovol1 cSioosoaod it' ? ' Why paitrfal ?' * Sho loot tuo? inGobaad no saoa.' 4 Stjt JOE) ODE toll 3230 ttlO U2DE0 oi; tb.0 t0\7B io io which ili:o bo£ol woo, eaa yora bo4 P' 'It wnc oollod S3uc.ac3oa febeEp bwS tkVo woo fiffcooo yocitu ago. Ha aaiiao aciy Iaqvo bGou cocngodl oiaoo.' S/70QCoa! Tlaio v/no nomo'4nB[-; to lor/jo, btifi aoS Email. Mi'. G-yyoo L'oOGraoo! fcoIiioSao'quoa taon. i Yon hovo do'j uolci iao \7liy yon Baiiovo Cpoib Maa.ooU to bo iiiuaaoivi; P' ' Woll,' oho toplicd, ? ii boiiovo Cfs'oiL: Moucoll to bo ioau'aout boov.wjo'bo 5a fciio god oihvjEnthoi1,

ro tSisoa^Ia fleo oad wotor to afitoiia o poppcso 0I30 thought ri^bft, brat \iho would otop i« tbo e?Mo£ of ony pfojocfc tljo sosoi/e olio folt tho Jonot doobtoff ifco boiog jnot or uioo. Opaik he a hh mothou'n sopoliond aad 0^7 c a, nad mo oqo will qvoe malio mo boliovo 6\o iaGO aot Fsoe1 pciaoiploo qIdo.' ' I coiaeirio with \jqxi, raniaEis,' GOtHGE-fcod Clio Qtfcootivo tlotoQiiive. ' I hopo tho 3 dry will/ woo Jjol1 L'oopoaoo. Ho_bowod, cad woo cboBfe to r/ofompt naotboi.1 qnootioDt xihou qe fe(Jo!?t'ap£soE Gcouecod. Mioo Firoaoa wno orJiod fcom tho j'ooq3p nod Mp. Gpyoo ?onad hiraooll: loft, £oe d for/ HQOEaoato, oloao. Hie uhoagbiiOs en ho r/oifcod laoc irotapo, uoBo So!? £cosa ebooFCal, Uo? ho siw a Sodj™ aad todioiaa Iras o£ ioquisy opoaiag bofioso hija ia t'ao Woot, whioh, j£ it did not OEd io failiavo, woold osbnais!) aot ooly 0 wgoIx, but pocoibly mnoy aoafcho, boforo eostoiaty of any tiad ooald bo obtoJood. With Mbs Dara 00 tho voirgo oD a Sovos1, qbcI Moaooll ia 0 pooitioa oollio^ fos? fibo TOmoat aoevo end aolf-oontrol, thio pcoojpoot lootod oay£hiag boc aiti?aotivo Jo tho boaovo lout doteofcivo ; oad» ccpLiod avjay hy his isa pa^ioaeo, ho woo aboat fco rivo uitouaaeo to oq aafjcy c-JQColatioa o^oiaot tho raoa ho boliovod to bo tho oatfdoe of dII tbio mioehiof. wfeoa ho

oaddoaly Inoord 0 voico rained fcoa s3jeq uu taoua qeDEtoE1 aeop by, ocyiafj, in ofcraQRO fcoaoD ho V7O0 poniti^o did aot ppooood hona Mioo Eirenaoj sWoa it OiomEaoaa oi? woo i£ OponttP OloraE3oaQ of OfoattP I eoaaot po= SBQuabo!?.0 HoGacoIlj1 onoited end QL'OQCodl,, Mr. -S--?yco 2Q3o, oad lookod aboiafc aiE. A door ofcood ajoi? dO hso book. HofctoaiQ,^ toward it, ho vas aboBfc to lay his isoad oa tho aobs whoa Mioo Fismna Eotoffood. ' Oh, 1 foe^ yos/ oho oatpoatod, 'That ia say Biotaoe'n kcoe30 oad ofeo is aofc cifc oil wo)i° 5 1 wod going to kov ossiotaoop,' ccaat'od tlao do« uoolivo. ' Sho hco jaot otEoeod a oi-yo' ^Ob, yoa doa't oay s-!' airolriaod tbo ranouo-. roieioao opiaoto'?, oad aBBtyiotj froL'wavd oho thpow opoa tbo dcoe uouoolf. 'Way, abo la aolcop,' ppotoatod Mioo Piraco, turaia^ oa Sho dotootivo with 0 saopicioBs loo!?. Me. Gpyoe5 with 0 glooeo towopd Sho bod, bowodS with GGosia/j poFplosity. 4 Sbo oottaialy Qppoaso to bo,' paid ho ; ' ood yot I am pos'.tivo oho apoko but oa iaotoat qro. I ooa ovoe toll yoa tho woifdo cho naaa,' ' What wora thov P' Dtlrod teo opiastoi1. 8 Sho sdt-3p 'Woo ifc OloEjEZDoaa op wqo ifc ' Op^sBttP OioBiaoao oc OscGltP 1 ocanoc so« iaoWbos.' ° 4 Yoq doa't ooy ao ! Poos? 22a ! Sho uqo deoosaiaK* Ooao iato tho otho? Eoora£ aad I will ospioia.' Aad, loodiat-j tbo way booh to iho opoptaoaG ihoy bod loft, oho motioaod him ofjora to^?Q?cl 0 ohoiF9 aad thea aaid— 'Mokoo olaayo baoa a vesy holo ood aolivo wosaoa ?oe£soi?yoara; boS dhia rataffdoc cooiaa to hovo ohaboa hop. To apeak £ho tcatbj oir, oho hop aot boon quito ffiftbfc ia has aind uinoo tho day I told horot it ; Dad I oilon dotoot hop E3B?Ejaeia0 wosdo Dimilcc to thoso yo© ha^o 3006 hoard.' ' Hamph ! Aad dooo oho o£toa usg bio aoaoP' 'Why, yoa; but aot wiila oey wndojofcnndiag of wbom abo io opoohinfj.' ' Apo yoa obbo ?' iaqmsod Gsyoo. d What cJo yots Eaaoo P' ' I mean,' i?etQi?Eod tho dotootivo, drwly, ' taot

I SjoIhovo yois? saofclaci' dcao L*eow what obc io SQlkia/? oboiac whoa sbo Hobo the oamo o£ Mi?. OfpBtt with that o£ yoap eoraoio, who wdo eqep-- doped. S*t}oy boloag fcogofcEiOB ; Me. CkeisM woo ho? saopdoroi1.' s Mp. Orooft P1 « Haob !' eiriod Mi?. GfL'yeo ; ' yos will wo?ro rap yoai1 sothot*.* Aad, edeptiag aiEioolif Jo thic oE3Offf?oaey, ho tolliod with tho GotoiaadGd aad iaopoclwlorao W0Q30Q 4ill oho wod i& a eoatlitioE io liDioa to hso o^ploaotioa, cad Jo diooaoo 4foo tpgoblom of o osimo co ooGEaiagly wifchowfi loaotivo. Ho 4boa said, ' Yogl' aofchoL1 tloco aot hnou fcfenfc Mr. O*outfc ia doad P' . . . c Ko, oie.s ; ? ' Bto doe 3 ao£ evoo baow ho woo cooacol ^o? Ouoil: Mcocoll ia iho tnc\ eow qoibiq oh..' 'How do yon Isqow tho£P* iQqQBL?ot! Mica ? Boqoboo I do aot boliovo yoia uavo ovoo told hoe thoS; O^aik Mancol! woo oa SbiqI,' 4 SiPj yoa mo q Eaogioioa.' { Ve!?y Rood ; what dooo oqo feaow obout Mi?. OfoqUj ihoQ ; oad why olaotsld oho eonnoob bio aoma with Mpo. Olomraoao P' 'Sbo kaova bo woo Isoe1 booi'doL'p qbc! thot bo woo 6bo fifefc So dicsovoi? Jho siapdop.' 4 That is aot ODoagh to Dcooaae tov ho? ffffo qaoafi i?opotstion o£ hio aamo. Ooasot youe EBOthoi? have doeso oiomoLioo cooooofeofl with hio bosbo o£ whioh yos ovo i^aopoat P' 5 No. oip ; wo hovo lived tORotlioi? iu tliio feonsso fop gwoaty-Sco yoouOj aad havo aovoi? hod q

SEaougEafi wo have iaofi oIiq^gcI Jono&OB-, Mo oonlcl aoO hovo naoww aaySljsaf? about bim o;;1 Mopy Aua uMoh I did aofi. Tho wopdo jnat opokoo opmnft t:i'0E3 EHoaioI ooafooioa. Sbo in lilio n ohiltl cotBotiKjeo.' Mi?. G?yeo ccaiJod. c I firosro tho EaoaCol coa° feoica,' aoad ho ; ' but why ohould v,ho oonfaoo fihcoo 6wo aaiiaca jq prararoaco {o all othoro P' Aadc with quiot poiiw'ofoueo, ho vomavkod. of»oin : s Sho iiany bo raoalling oorao oid foot of yooro ono, Waa iihoso aovoi1 n tiao9 ovoa whilo yoci licod hoL'o eogofclnov, whoa aho eculd hovo Mcoivod oomao eoafidoaoo moesh Mfo. Olcra bjoqo»=— =»' ' Moi?y Abb, Mopy Aaa !'. easao ia qnoralcuo oeooafcD iccosa tbo ohhoz rasa, 5I wiob you hod sot told em ; Emily would bo a bottop ono to hnou yoQp ooorat.5 It woo o otortlioR iafori'QpHoB io oomo jaoc ot fefoafc hboeboqC Tho buo aaippiaod linEonora gloHoodl fioward oacfe oihopp and Mioo Fjeheqei eoloBPod. 4 That coudQd od if yorap oQirmioo v/oo Sraop' oho dffyly obooc^od. 'Lo'j po mnbo aa ospocisaoat.' ooid ho, and L::o£ioaod hot1 £o fo-oq^oe1 hoi1 ajoihop'o i-ooej, wlaioh aho did. Ho Sollowod hot? witboafc coi?© Eaony, fho old lorly lay do bofoco ia a eoadUioa

isowosa olGopEQfj oad wa'iin^, oad did act raovo on Shoy ocmo io. Mr0 Guyoo at onca w-ithdrow oiat oL1 eight, oad, with Sdro? oh hio lip, pat himooK ia tho ntfcitado of woitiag. Mito F«i' sbgd, ourpdcod, oaol pocoibly ge^oeo, ftaol: bor ofcond ofi iho £oot o£ tho bad. A 5bw raiaatc-o paoood thao ; tooa eho old Indv opobo op,cin, ffopoofciDg £b.G wocdo ho had Srofc hoot'd, bnt ia o fcoBo whioh boliroyod oa asocooood popplosity. ' Woo ifc OlosasaoEo oi? woo it Qeorafct P I wiafe cosaoboiy woald toll mo.' laotnatly Me. G?yoo, with hie coft teoad, draw Boa? uo 6ho old lody'o oldo, and EaacoaQPod goatly, 'I fchial: it uaa OnonU.' laoJoafcly tho old lady bcoothod o doop oifth nad saovoi. 8 1kQ3 hop acao r/-;D Mro. Ofcuti;,' ooid s'io, ' oad 1 thoa^Sifyoia olwayo callod hoi3 O'ocqobo.' Mica FiFEiio, poeoilipg* ctozod ot Mv. (3-ryoo, oq whoco oheek o aGSES CpoS of pod hod Dp* poorod, . 4 Did ofeo ooy ife woo Mi?p. Opoutt,' ho papoooc!, ia tho ovoa toaoo fo.G bod bo^oyo aocd, 4 Bha ooid-— ' But hoee tbo old lady opoaod hoi: oyo^j oa«3p oeoing ho;? daocfetop oftandinR nfc &ho foofc o£ hop hed, fcaMod owoy cyith a pcovioh a\?, oad ffootlocsly puahod Ijol1 hoD(3 Badoi? fiho pillow. Ml1. Gr^eo c/j oaao boa6 aoaEOP. 8 Sho naicl ~— ' 'ao ougc'-o'cdjfyoatily. ^_ SaS w»o o!d lady ucclo ao oaowoi?. Me? bond ooosaotl Go hcX'O §ouoho& coao objoe(; Coi1 which aho wod CDcbiarj,, nod oho wno . opidcntly obH» vscrao to rJI oho, Mia^ FifEaa goeo ci-oaad aod Conohod Mp. G-l'3 co oq tho oIiqbIuoi?. ' 13 ia UG01003,' ooid oho ; ' oho io awaho eow oqc! yoB wo'a'c Iioas? aoytljiaR auoro ; eosao !' And ofeo dfow tho ralaodont dotoofeivo bnoli o^ois sate ibo otbos? 20022. 'Whofc dooo it oil kboohP8 olio Dolrod, oioMa^ into a ohQic. Mp. G-eyoo did aot oaoc/o?. Ho hod a qaoa» fcion oi hio owa to pofc. i Why did yoot1 Eofthoe pat &oe hoad andoi? lioff piilo.w P° ' I doa'G Iiaou7, bqIooj it woa to coo i£ hoi' Mg oavolopo woo thoEo. Foi? woc-Iio sow, ovoi? aiaoo oho tuoli to hoi? bod0 oho Eiqo kopfc a popos ia a big otwolopo aadoi? hoe pillow. ' What io ia It I

whoa I iaqaitfo.' ' And hovo you ao eupiooity to Sad oofcP* 'Wo, oh'. Why obould IP I'. sa?f»ilifc onoily bo say fodhos'a old lobtotQ ooalod iap, oe1 bo BOo thiap sbo?o Clioa c piceo o2 blanl: popoi?,, My sothoL^ io aoft honaolSg od I oaid boaoro.11 0 1 ohoald lilio a poop at the coatonto oS ttioG onvolopo,' bo doolo?od. ' Io fiho^o oiaytfemg v. cifcton ob tEio oiitcklo P' ? No/ Whofc QQirsa woHld tlaGEo ho 5b looliiog oil 6Ejo eoaioato ?' « My mofiboi? woaM Imow it i£- I teolz &0S3 qv;d7. Ifc might osoito Dad aajaso kni?.* 4 Pu& GQoShoi' onvolopo ia eho placo o2 (itaiOp with n piooo o2 popou foldod np ia i6.' ' 16 would ho a tiiob.' 'I Ijqow Hi bufc i£ Crails Moaooll oca bo oovod ovgo by o tesolr, 1 ohoaid fchiak s?oe C/G'olfi bo. wilHsR to voatera an crao,' 11 Oi-oik Moaooll P Wisot h ao ho ro6 to So witEa tho pojpjra QodoL1 My hoSIiou'd pillow P' ' 1 eoaaot coy thai ho hoo oay ubing fco t?o Q'hh Chora ; bat i£ ho Jsgo — if, £oi? iaotanop, thofc odo volopo ohoalul eoatoia, aot o pioo© oi Woab popoH ot1 ovgh tho lotfcorc o£ youc fctUo?, h%i sueli q dooBtBoaf, say, as a eofftifioote of affloi?i?ioco ho° 6i7ooa Mfo. CloEQmoaD osd Ml1. Qsoutb, i6 woeld bo oaoy Jo peophooy aa coqoittd Sos Ccoili Moq° dbII/ ? Ma;?y Ana tbo wifo oC Ms?. Qseotit ! Oli, -IiDfc ia impoaoiblo 1' oseloimod the opinotor, Ms1. Gcyeo cmilod ia h:a vioo woy« 'J£qeq

improbable ^thiflga Shaa «Iaofi hovo boon foand fco bo imo in fihio fcopoyotacvy world/ ooid he. 'M?a. Olommoao raight i7ory well hovo boea Mro. Os'eaffc.' ' Po yoa really ihxal: ooP' obo aokod'; oad dio»'; appo .cod ia hoi? ajofclios'o poos. Me, G-pyeo'o orailoo feoolx au nopoofe o£ teiasapb. Ifc won ooibo iou njoaaoafeo lio&ra cko tie* Cdpood, bnfc wJioe oho did, ho? oonafioDceoo wao fluohod with oEiaoiioa. 'I hovo ifc/ oho sane* BQFod, tobinft oat n pcobofc foora raodoi? he*\ npL'oa, oad fionL-iag it opoa wife tooaiblias fia- ? ftem ? ? . ,. A anEabot? of oloooly-wnttaa o5noo!a Ml oafc. .???? ChAPTEE XL1V. /.;; -V-V1^? : THE WIDOW CLBMJIENS. ^:-.'i^; 'Discovered ? The secre'e-tbot so Jong hed hovered ??'.'--??:- Upon the misty verge of Truth.' — LONGlflELJiOW. ' Woll, ood what faovo yoe do oay P' It ue,® Mi?. Foiririo who opoko. Tho wool's which ilw, Geyoo hod domoadod mv aio snojoirioo hod f ally' ? olopoed, and tho fchrao clotoefcivoc ofcood bofoBO ' him V7ith thoir sfopotO. It uao Me. Gcyco who ropliod. J Sis1.' oaid ho, ' oqf opiaioao hovo aofc boosi ohoa^ad by 6!iQ dio-ovojioD which wo hove mado. Is woo Mi?, Orcmfc who billod Mco. OlomEaoao, .ood ioc fiho rouooa olroody ototod j oho stood ia tho way ol hso sacOTpiag Mioo Bam. Mec OloaBisoao woo hio wi£o.' 5 Hio wifo ?' 4 Yoo, oir ; end what io eopo, olio hw boon, ao ^ov yoaro ; bofoL'o oithoi? of thorn mmo to Sibloy, ' in irnet/ Tho DufcAat Atfioi'noy loobod a'rasaod. 8 U woo r7|islo ttsoy lived Weot/ onid Byi?d. ' He c?con pooc oohooliaauJoL'p aad oho awaiteoaa ia oomo hotol. Sbo woo pvotfcy thoQ5 oad ho* 6bo«f»ht ho iovod hop. At oil ovoata, ho sadnoed bor io laorpy bJEj, out! iboQ topfc ic DossoC bo catsoo ho woo afraid oho would iooo hoc plooo 06 i ha hofcol, whoco aho woo fjoitia^ vogy f^cod wofjoD._ Yoe docs ho hod fcho EQatriQca so hira o£ ? o v.licijs ovoa fchoa.' 1 And wno iG o pod! saai?Eiiano P' /. '. ' Tuci'o ic c l'ogoijc2 o!r K-/ crJd Hiokocy. . ?? 'And did ho hovo? osliaowlodfio 3CP° . '? ? 3 IMofc oponly/ oaowoEod Eyi?^. 'Q?ho ooM*., Daoaaeoo. of fcho wocaaa ocoEsod to rovolfc- ..him.-'- affcoi1 ho woo Eno!??Eod to ho?; OGtl whoo . ia .q:; EQQtfe o? co ho ffoeoivodl o corasaoao Eact, wMoh ? opoaod Bp b?£oro his fiho gbcool'oC a Icwyep, ho dotopaicod to dirop ho? cad otefi o^cocls. Ho ? QQGOL'diaoIy !o££ fcowa withoaG QoSiSyiag hoe, aad ; ooiuollv oaoeeodod in zoaobiafi tho cailwoy ' ' c!opo620iask-oGv/oyboKOL'oho waoatoppoti. BaS ' qoeo o doloy eaeBEi'iBR in iho doposfcraco o2 Sho' train oho woo oaablad to ovoniiafio liia, on(S o otoemy cocao oaoraod. Ho told hoe aho woo not fcho vomen ho thought hoi?,, ood Shot ho oookl doc oad woold ao& toko hoe Eoot with hira oa hio wifo ; wMlo oho dioplopod £nUy oo caoefe opipiS oo ho5 03(1 EopHod thc.6 . i£ ho oaald doco2& hoc lilro thio ho wcon'e tho kind o£ man oho coald livo with, oad that ho ooraJd go i£ ho wioSaod : ? only that ho E3G0!. Gotoowlodpo hoi? aloiEio apoo him by qivian hop o yoody otipond, ooooa'diag to

mo looomo csifl GH930GO. Aft oil ovoata, oomo uGeh oompcoinaico wqo af^ctod Colj he cocao Egq6 aad oho wcafi booli do Swooooe. Sho did ao6 otcy thopo loapjj howovor ; foi1 Gho aonG wo Ixdow aho woo Sh Sibloy, wkoeo oho od6 ap hoe owa Sittlo houcolioopiag osroia/joEJoafco Badoi? bio 70E'y oye. Moso thoa ihat, oho psovoilod apoa Mb to ? vioifc hoi' doily, ond ovoq to tabo o esoo! q£ heu {joqdo, hoc coDSo o2 jaotioo ncomiaR to ho aatia fied it ho oho\.7od hoc fctsioi litilo ottooCioQ ? Qod 2cvo Co ho ofeboL' wossoa feho plaoo ho doaiod Iioi?. Ifc woo £ho woofeaooo ohowa ia thio loot sreqttik'omoet that dotxbfclcoa lod to hoe dooth. Sho would ofiood oayebiag befc a wvoL Ho bnev Shio,, oad ptofoPFod osimo to tho Iodo ol tho wosoa ho Iovod.' ? Yon opooli yovy IsaowiiSRly/ ocid Mk1. Foppis.' ' Mav I ok whoso sjou Eoooivod yocsi iafoesaa ^.loaP5 It woo Mi1. G-fyoo who oaowoj?od« ' Feosa ?? lofttoL'o. Mpo, Clemmoao om oqo o£ fehoa©../ woeeoq who dolif?fat!;od in pnttiag 4hoii? foolings - on popai?. Fosftti aatoly £os? hds oaoh womoo o?@ aot roffo. Soo hovo !' And ho pulled oat o pile ofc old lottoro ia tho widow'o v;olJ-lioowo hand- ? wcUing. ? WhQBo did yoa fiod fehooo P' osliod Mr. ? Eofffio. 0 Well/ ooid Mp. Gryoo, 4 1 found ihom ia ' poChop o omiiJoiis plaoo. Tfsoy uoro ia iho keep-1 sag o2 old Mco. FiPEaoa, Mioo JPirman'a oiotber* ?? Mro. CloffijEaoQo, on1, pafehop, Mpo. Opoatt, ro6''-- SffiRktoaod Doaao two yeopo ago at tho diooppoapo qqoo o£ hoc EaoEPiogo ooi'tifioDto horn tho ploco whoso .oho had nlwoyo Iiopfe it hiddoo, oads thialriag fcbofc Ms1, Ofcatfc woo ploanioR to throw lie? off, olio seoolvod to ppovido hotooll? v/ith a-' ooofidaato ia eooo oho wiohod to oaaosfc ho^'siahtBa

8ho ofeono M?o, Eirana, Why9 \7hoa hog dQEghtoe woald havo booa co saQoh gsoeq o^iiS-» oblo foL1 fiho pm^ocoo it io houd to tolL How ?ovol% ifc woo to tho old lody oho fioM hop oJos?y ood f^avo fihoco lo6tot.'a--lo£fcot'D whiohj go yo«3 will coo,, ceo Hot wiittoB to ooy opooiol poi?con, ba& avo ffofchov tho oopQSQfeo loovoo o£ o joaeQal whioh oho Iripfe to ofeow 4ho ntoto ot hoe fooling feOE3 4JE2O 60 tlEHO,' ' Aad thio P1 raqnisod Mi1, Fobe-io, folxaoa1 tap q oljoofc o2 popop wiriftfeoa in o c!iffoLi0Bt hoodweiSiag fi-osa tho t'oof. 'ThSo ia oa ottotispt ou tlso posfcoU Sho old lody to pat oq papoL1 tho otoLy whaoh hcia been ftoldl hori?. Sho ovidoatly ShoBght ho?ooK too old to bo teaotod with a cooKOfi co ra^Joufcii'dO;, autlo 5caE« iofj loca off eoljol^'s ol1 pophapj oEcldoa dcoftlij Ccol: thiq E3oc:,dd o2 OL-'piasoiia;; hov/ aho oqejo b^ feos' eoaofo11!:) loutoL'o, 'i\;ao a v/Ico pu'csGQ&aoa/