|Newspaper Title||The Capricornian (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1875 - 1929)|
|Trove Title||A Pit Brow Lassie|
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[now fiest published.] A PIT BUOW LASSIE.
BIT JOHN MONK FOSTER, Author of ' The Mose Pit Mystery ' ' A Poor Man's Tragedy,' ?? JnJitho Romance,' &c.
[all rights reserved.] synopsis of previous chapteks.
I S'?'™J- 'I '— At A»h'''J. » ?»»« -* cileries, Is the En* Pit, whore worked Kitt Leiah, » ?? pit te lassie,' Bomewhtt abc-re iheordinur ran of the collierv ambition. Be appreciates an accident vrtifch enables him to diajr bcr from under the wheels of ai apprachinz *agon, but, slippins himself, sastains a senons accident, which prostrates bim tor some time K*te Levfaaad her mother visit him !d his illness and ?in acquaintance springs op between them He lends her a copy of Miss Braddon'a ' To the Bitter Eod ' to read.
Chapter III and IV.— Luke Standish and Kate Leigh ottenda picnic and there hecaroe avo-rel J-vers, the marri&ze however beinp posponed ind- finitely. The story taking a retrospective atep fdatcs how the lather and mother of Kate Leieh resided at Pcndletcm tome twenty years before the even's preriuustr narrated occur. He is thriftless and drunkeo while she is painstaking and thoughtful. Jealous of the kiudne&H ebown to her by Geop^-e Bamfonh, a former lover, be rirrel* with her and leavte ]»r RtrncgUntr alone, ana her child, Kate, po to live at Orrelh*m and there Bate, working at one of the pits ia grossly insolted by the manager. She fell bim with a brush, and ehe and her mother leave the town, returning to Aahford where her fattier hid eo crnellr left them.