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Washington Weekly Telegraph (Newspaper) - January 27, 1860, Washington, Indiana - q-O - 6. WASHINttN, for The Weekly HEART TO Gl tale of love ander difficult E. her These are enlightened days we now to lead you for if 80, it will be Goto your and in one hour I shall meet there and Mark will leave your enter it no A silence of perhaps five endof which Mr. Graham cooled drew out his ' and noting the time ' since submit to an 4b it with as good grace as but mark you if you are after an hour you shall by force be ejected from my and you may depend upon called to account to-morrow for the you have given me now mark saying Graham turned himself and left the but Mark Bentley bit his lips in Everything come so unexpected that from the most profound astonishment he was forced into a violent He had never before felt such and commotions of and now that Graham had he stood for few as if fixed to the had kept her self possession well until father left the and became agitated and much She burst into a flood of .as leaning on her lover's the sofa and seated was precious to but as it a quarter of an hour had elapsed before either could Mark was first to break the he happiness to from the most ecstatic to the bitterest and keenest pangs of pain have we hurried dear was rude to your human nature gave I not help forgive me he was in a terrible I can only forgive I feel myself therefore lie should have but let it Hope trust your These are comforting but we must not waste My visit hero to-night was to learn the meaning of your strange talk last have you not learned what I could what has transpired cannot feared as I told or at there were those who loved affections I wished to be on some other My father wants Alfred so you now you now fully understand the meaning of my words last it is all over our love must bo we will never be say not so. Fates have not it so. Too long have we too to be thus say not so everything looks dark i it but we must not lose our qnd where are we to To be deprived of your company at times when the cares of this sad world so heavily is to be deprived of the earth may you look at the dark of ' the picture view at precepts no other not at but only hopS lures lis It has lured for When you were but a sung your simple childlike the humble abode of my good will yet had rolled I and stepped out the arena of and when I saw and admired you the fairest of the hopo still will yet But just as I had believed myself ready to realize all the all the and all the happiness of calling thee by that most endearing my hopes are I am driven from your father's and all to me is not you fill my soul with 0! to once think of losing is to distract the we must we must trust in He will surely protect will protect us and we will yet be grant it. But my we must part. The time lias flown swiftly meet can will In the garden we will meet I shall come at your so now dark as the hour let us but first let me on that fair one more lovers were locked in each others The emotions of their hearts may better be imagined than Both had fearful forebodings as to the result of what had transpired that But the clock and told them they must it was like breaking heart string's to do I shall challenge will do it this As it now stands he has the girl's and whilst he I can only gain her and even this is a matter of Then he even if he should kill it will only be end aft so far as I am and since I have began to go down my business began to fall no telling I to handle some of the Graham's soon I may become He then But who will be my - Who will bear the will be your and I will bear your answered Arthur well that will Ink and envelops you - r Quickly he penned an insulting letter and a then folded and sealed then placed them in the hands of the man who had injured to bear them to the noble hearted Mark This he drained a cup of its contents of and left the place at thousands had been and from which sent to Slowly he along the pondering about the strange turn things had He again present I am supposed to bo but it is not so. the veil be and every man see my real disgrace would quickly fall upon me with all its crushing I must wed this or I am That old fool would her hand be worth without her What do I care for her I want Already I have squandered a very large portion of my already I Clinton had for the first become so much intoxicated that he knew not what he had so when the second morning broke after this and he found himself thus and not recollecting the particulars of the he scarcely knew what to However he determined to ascertain all about and not having a distinct remembrance as to who had been his he posted off in haste to ascertain the facts in the his Arthur had feared a collision would and that Alfred Clinton would prove too powerful for or that he might be called out in a he concluded to get at once about setting the matter He called early on the saloon keeper the second and the two were endeavoring to conjure up some plan by which the ugly affair might be disposed of to the satisfaction of all Whilst in Alfred Clinton very suddenly entered the and as quickly and abruptly who struck me night before By heavens I believe it was that scoundrel Mark but to be sure of it before I called him to I concluded to come here and was it not that wink from Arthur Gray had told Jack what to so he Mr. that was the Mr. Gray here can testify to the fact of thought so. Now by the powers above me I will have have a just cause am justifiable in a rash and I will do He has crossed my path once too and for by the gods of war I cried Arthur not become so perhaps he will apology is will be what were you about to was about to say that I would call on him and inflict a wound in his heart for inflicting one in He has crossed between me and the one I and by the gods he shall pay dearly for You would not hazard and perhaps your life by killing such a man as Better challenge him to fight perhaps I though he be this will be like a legal way of settling the But he might kill must bo a good shot This I think is not likely to bo the dare say he never practiced a dozen shots in all his only knows I know to bankrupt me if it were But I must save I must I will wed Minnie heart or no But me vrill call on Mr. I will tell him of my I will tell him how the matter is to be he must know quarter of an hour's brought him to the business house of Mr. So soon Alfred Clinton had Mr. Graham came forward to meet Very cordially ho grasped the yonng man by the and very kindly did ho invite him to be but just then he discovered the bandage that covered the which Alfred had received in his drunken He my good have you been having a knock Mr. to be plain with you I must say that I got a knock and I have como to ask your advice about certain steps I have and am about to my dear I hope nothing serious has serious as but it may turn out but you excite me. Tell me at I must 'Tis nothing more nor less than this night before as I was returning home from your suddenly there stepped out before a man with a large The man was Mark He struck me as you see then supposing no doubt that he had taken my I soon and just at this time friends came and I Avas taken to my I have evidence to prove it. I could certainly send him to the but I have determined to settle the matter otherwise than by I shall fight a duel Avith must be you must he He may kill can't be avoided you have not sent him a have Not one hour ago I placed it in the hands of a person who who has ere delivered it to I also penned a so grossly that he will most assuredly accept the young this is bad had as it may it must be Besides the base attack he made upon me last I feel that he has won your and to secure her he must be disposed if he should kill why better die by the hands of an than of love for one I cannot you cannot hopo to gain her heart after you have killed the one she does duel will be all a when he comes not to visit she will learn to forget all this might been avoided had you called on me for advice early this instead of taking these Last night Bentley was at my Wo had some very severe I ordered him to leave my but my daughter plead for his company for an which I with the understanding that he enter it no after his departure this and I have that my daughter shall not this were he possessed of half a duel must be not have him you hot see the No one saw him but me. was in a dark It might be argued that I Avas and he could no doubt prove his You see the chances are against although I might cause him to it upon the your steps may prove wise at least I hope but I would most earnestly entreat you to move carefully in the So I me soon hoAv you where you and all about I shall know no of mind until I know this villain ' been shall be so good morning reader can now see the deep plot that Avas laid for an innocent and form some kind of an idea of the dark trials through which he is about to bo called to his imagination Avill perhaps fail to picture them as they Avere really to appear to As for let us hope she has fortitude of and confidence in her to sustain her through all her Bentley was not dreaming of the fact that he Avas soon to be to mortal combat when he and as usual engaged in the duties of the But it was He had not been long at when Arthur Gray entered the work shop and enquired for told of his ho at once sought him and placed in his hands the letter and the He read the letter so when it was finished he in the most violent Avas so thrown his that he was overcome Avith the angry of his He then read the which more greatly exasperated and at once with that promptitude and that characterised uttering a an acceptance of the choosing his stating that the seconds could fix the that he Avas ready at any a moment the villain who had brought about this sad and lamentable in - hour had borne the acceptance As he threw it down he Ave Avill see if there be fight in Clinton read then the Go tell him to choose his I am also course he does you will soon put him of your But go and see learn his then fix the and place at but mark see that all be done let none of it except his second and one more I shall take one more beside so let the dog have one See this is a conflict which is to end fatally one Avay or the so we want no few hours and the of the arrangements Avere The duel Avas to take place in a dense Avood some ten miles from the The of no surgeon and were agreed to by so more remained but for him to practice with his revolver for the two days yet before the at least he thought but it was not so. About the middle of the a note Avas placed in his when his eyes fell upon at once created the most intense feelings of excitement in his The on the he Avell ho had often in days gone had his own hand directed by the one which wrote tremblingly his name Wo will not endeavor to portray emotions of his heart at that we couM not if wished to do so. He has just He isin a terrible rage about awful is about - to take Meet 0., fail not to meet me at eight in the Heaven avert the evils that seem to crowd upon ' Your for first time in many years had he shed and for the first in all his life he that he had never nor loved the fair one whose soul seemed wrapped up in All that evening his mind was filled Avith fearful He could hardly get the consent of his mind to meet the dear angel of his bulhe never meet her One thilig I there is something which alike with tells that some terrible event is about to take But I will Avill not tire the reader by telling his his hopes and his but Avill pass hours the time of his receiving the and his meeting with hour of eigh t had There in the garden sat one of the most beautiful and holy beings that earth Dark shades had settled about her She was waiting for the only one could drive these shades and even him she had reason to fear that darker clouds the than ever had darkened the For some moments she sat is after 'the hour He was never late can this all moments more passed but no sign of the one she Her heart began to have the most fearful she fell in a deep reverie which lasted she not hoAV when a hand Avas laid on her while the Avell voice of Mark Bentley not my dearest note my how could you be so cruel as to keep me was dogged by a and had to go home after I had in order to evade I then had to go out the back after having disguised but now dearest I am sad and But why did you summon and I will tell fear something terrible is about to take I saw nay father in such a rage as he Avas to He even threatened to cane you if he saw This is all I had to communicate on this so I presume you know something of the cause of this outburst of rage on his if tell some time Mark spoke He could not Little ' he knew of the lie his rival hak spoken to but did he of the things that had transpired that He feared to tell lest her grief should or her and fond entreaties overcome and cause him tc act the part of a be of the of the by the editor of the entitled and which be on receipt of One by Derby Mr. Archer lias been sent Ohio penitentiary for marrying throe could not editor of a western recently 'a live our handling of he is. beginning to he is only says that Mr. P. 0, Thomas received as there's gone b. Pittsburg paper in an notice of an old bore husband twenty arid gave him across She must have obeyed the good old and Newbern paper says Alice Day of that lately delivered of four sturdy know riot what a Day may bring Buffalo paper announces that Dr. Brandreth has introduced a into the Is the editor sure that he minded his p's in his editor of the Boston calls upon the ladies of the North to make use of is produced by slave He needn't expect them not to use They not expel so old a friend from their lady to be horrified at the of threatens for the furare to set her foot oh every copy she better Our paper has in raeni Joseph Sparks ' i assailed in ' a fe w nights - but his companion When hit Sparks V William was robbed W on the 13th that the name but there % to S'pose f. Walker Avas of for removing house from a saloon in Court Andrew had an excuse tc offer for his men they commit faults or are prolific in and Andrew was not exempt from the common said the want to s'pose a court was to hear any supposition that he you owned a a jolly fat and that hog should squeal for something to and you that squeal took half a pound of fat and you had not got anything to give it how should you feel honor moved uneasily in his as though ho couldn't see the point of the know hoAV you'd the defendant get perish in the That's me if you shall save my was fined five dollars and An association has at Avith the intendono of the whole for the pur pose of excluding the Chinese from all employment except the lowest is better to love a person you cannot to marry a person you cannot Common opinion is should take good care of children at jUI seasons of the but it is Avell enough iii to let them writer in a Virginia paper devotes three columns to the great Blue Ridge Wo hardly which is the greatest qv the description of H. a postmaster in publishes two hundred dollars public funds are missing from his and ho asks has got the echo may editor of an paper is on We suppose the editor has lost his party of last chased a fox thirty-six actually the thing into the New York Evening a man be active and quiescent at the same There may be some doubt of Some fellows bustle terribly and yet lie Bell of the C. say that to serve Bells were made to be hung and Topps to be Charity came near dying of poison a days A sister of Charity Avas suspected of having administered the K. says that he to be able in a short time to pay that he owes in this but there's a heavy debt that got to settle in the other There'll be the devil Z. Round an old and valued friend of recently elected magistrate in Ave is our Wisconsin friends consider squiring a Rocky Mountain correspondent of the Y. himself E. describes Oregon as tho most delightful country in the Our if they can go out there and see the Land Avere considerably amused by an account that Ave lately saw of a remarkable There Avere six men upon the ground and six Mr. J. declares for the of the Let him have a traitor's the Avith is getting It has almost ceased to Ail at once perceive that it exhibits very little but a great deal of young has established in Now Hor qualifications as teacher of the art of duelling are of course has killed her England writer says that It has been found that negroes can be better trusted than to betray We suppose this is upon the that they always Lucy Hill in an Arkansas her has trampled upon her rights and should Mr. has been striking a stranger an IM he didn't know hn that a so he axed quizzical in in the rather name of Harry says that is generally slow in its Probably it is never in such a Hurry as young lady of New who recently performed a remarkable feat itt has been presented with a A smack would have naore man in our who attempted 1 hug a beautiful yonng has sued her for striking him the Why should a fellow squeeze aLemon unless he Avants J. S. a Mississippi Ave shall get Ip before if Henry Rhule in a he has the let him turn and faithfully against it. a poor Rule that work way and Mrs. of have Theirs the most extensive brewery in the records the riage of John only three feet No he wanted to get man named J. S. has set up a shaving shop in one of our western We know him Whenever he off he shaves a bad impudent anonymous ' the wish that Ave were i Very him show himself in and avc ourselves to Southern lady has abandoned the Shaker establishment near marry Mr. James aged She must be found handsome young fellow in New in great distress for want of married last week a rich old woman of He Avas no doubt miserable the Avant of money and she for the want of a makes father and Anthony escaped on the 15th from the Wetumpka There are two lady in on the 1st, of a Maj. for hugging and kissing her rather She ought to set a high value on the got it by a tight Mrs. the landlady recently eloped from N. with a man named leaving aa agreeable has got Wk. She got tired of her bargain before the steamer was out of sight of and persuaded her paramour to take the says some writer of be a a thing of but if he serves to frighten our enemies and secure our it is well a scarecrow is a thing of but it protects the is increased inexact proportion with ' The man that makes a makes A genius Calls forth swarms of as the sunshine awakens the world of Key ' that Unlocks the crets of the A popular author 1 were the subject of my would be a healthy young in full of his and forth in the morning to work for his and them home his at bachelor says that he was in A man frequently buta woman was only arc speak with their Would it be proper to i short tailed dog stump way make old slumbering with his feet pointing to one got a glimpse of as they tip in the them for little and into a ' After i opens the other and is alai ed to eee them advance himl exclaims where tou i My own graceless young shouldn't bo allowed to trample upon his Canadian paper mentions the marriage of Joseph Sterling to Miss Anne Love strokes are not usually this 9ne, it is has knocked named birth to an infant son weighed only one Cross hard to sur
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