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Adelaide Express and Telegraph (Newspaper) - December 12, 1903, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia the my Emce of ? love. Is Al Gordon Thomson Sor of a millionaire s crime buried. Secret due., a chapter Uhl not proven Bob and his pals. Not Lis the Foreman of the jury repeated the words the prisoner s head Sank on his breast and this hand clutched the. Rail. Of the Dock in front of him. For Perii aps a minute there was absolute silence in the court until the audience realised that the verdict meant tie prisoner s release and then repeated r funds of applause broke Forth. Mora too heard the words tint ? Ras not conscious of their full import and hardly knew that her brother was released until she was clasped in his arms. ,._hewas free Bat while the verdict game him free Dom it did not Clear his name. Not pro Ven left the stain of crime with All its har Dening influences on his nature and in the future it was yet to Bear bitter fruit. Kenneth and Mora left the precincts of the court As quickly As possible but Many old friends from Glen fall crowded round them eager to offer congratulations whle others were ready with More substantial assistance. Kenneth was r totally. Without Money and he did not hesitate to accept the pecuniary Aid which the crofters of Glen Flag so freely offered. Having finally Bidden Adieu to their friends Kenneth and his Sis Ter had reached Princess Street on their Way to the Waverley station. Flora was re tinning to the a stones and Kenneth meant to accompany her to Glasgow. While hear ing. The station. They encountered Ainslie Murray. He hesitated for a moment then came Forward and addressed Kenneth. Since the Day he had seen Flora in the Church Ainslie had taken a Peculiar in Terest in her and although he spoke to Kenneth his eyes were fixed on Mora. He asked him about his future plans and if he could be of any assistance to him offer ing to Aid him in any Way be could. While Ainslie was uttering these generous senti ments. The Pale face of Kenneth became dark and an angry scowl gathered on his brow. No he answered sullenly you a Mot assist me. In and Way.". I can understand your feelings replied Ainslie but you will find it is not so easy to get on in life and for your Sisters Sake you ought not to reject any help which offers.". ? _ to Kenneth Ainslie was the representative of the family of. Carew who had. Been the cause of All his i troubles. And whom he hated with a bitter hate. Not Only so but he had been the main instrument in bringing the charge of murder against Hini and his con sequent imprisonment. The Iron had entered into the soul of Kenneth and. His feelings against the Garew family were More bitter and had sunk deeper into his nature than when he vowed Over his Mother s grave to injure them even to the shedding of blood i would rather starve than accept a favo from you he exclaimed his eyes flashing with anger ? but your sister said Ainslie calmly. " what have you to do with my sister 2"he demanded with a threatening look. Ainslie took no notice of his words but ?. Looking at Flora Aid. ? take my card it contains my Glasgow address and if my name is Ever of any advantage to you i will be glad if you use it. Flora took the card and thanked him. While. Indie raised his hat and walked away. Why did you take his card asked Kenneth angrily after Ainslie had left them. ?. Of Kenneth he wants to be kind to us replied Flora looking up into his face. He gave me such Lovdy Flowers to put on Mother s grave she added after a pause.? you ought to have More spirit than speak to him he answered with a fierce ? scowl. Flora did not reply. She was conscious of a. Change in her brother and yet to define or understand that change was beyond her Power. The walked on in silence for a Short distance then Kenneth said you Are changed Flora. You look quite pretty he remarked running his eyes Over her neat trim figure. Jjo you think so i said Plora sri log and looking up in his face and there was something of the old look in the eyes of Kenneth As he returned her smile. Flora related to him All that had happened since his arrest her own arrival in Glas Gow her adventures there and she dwelt on the kindness shown her by miss Alston and her brother. In the train during their journey to Glasgow they discussed their future plans and Happy in his sister s society Neimeth forgot is wrongs and be came for a time the Bright Happy brother of old. It was settled that Mora should re turn. To the Alston and that Kenneth should stay in a hotel for the night and on the following Day take lodgings Aid begin to look for Woric. He accompanied Flora to the Street where Alston resided but obstinately refused to enter the House. Mary would have met Flora at the station but could not leave her rather As Henry had not returned from his. Office. In vain Flora appealed and urged him to come up stairs but he was ashamed of his coarse clothes and rough appearance. Besides he was a Man with a Stein on his name and there was no reason Why he should intrude on his Sisters friends. So he bade her Good night promising to Call on the Morrow and turned Back toward Buchanan Street in search of an hotel where he could stay for the night. The. Hour being Early the streets were crowded and resounding with the noise and rumble of the never ceasing traffic. F Ken Neth was not troubled with Luggage nor w As his wardrobe Bulky for he carried it on his person. Having fixed on an hotel As a suitable place for staying Over he did not turn in but for a time wandered Eddy from Street to Street the feel ing that he was once More free and master of his own actions raised his spirits and made him forget his troubles. After a while he began to think of retracing his Steps but found he had lost his Way and did not know whether to go Forward or turn Back. At a Street Corner he halted looked round for some individual of whom he could ask the Way. An Ordinary person would2 have been. Guided by appearance but Kenneth looked upon every Well dressed. Man As his natural enemy As a representative of the class who had driven him from his a favor was not to be asked from them but a decent Loo King la Borer appeared a satisfactory person and to him he applied. I Dinna Ken answered Che Man gruffly and walked away. A Young Man of a different stamp who was standing near and had heard Kenneth s question came Forward and in a very Friendly manner proffered the desired in formation. I fancy you Are a stranger he remarked in a very off hand Way and Kenneth explained that lie was. ? _. This very accommodating acquaintance stated that he was going in the same direction and would show him the. Place. The offer was willingly accepted and Side by Side the two men made their Way along the Street. As they walked along this new found Friend explained that his name was. Bob and that he was a Joiner though his appearance scarcely bore out the truth of his statement. He also explained that he Kenneth reminded him of a Friend of his who rep from the Highlands of Scotland and who had been forced to leave his Home because of the tyranny of the Law. This statement at once roused Kenneth s in Terest who eagerly explained his own Evic Tion and those of others afro had suffered in the same Way and. Bob expressed his sympathy both loudly and forcibly. Will you have a drink mate asked Kenneth was not in the habit of drink ing but feeling that it would in lie present instance be impolite to refuse be Jael Dea to Trio request. ? Bob led the Way. Down a narrow Street which branched off on the left.,he was very fastidious in selecting the pubic House which they were to patronise. Apparently he had a taste in such matters and there was no reason Why he. Should not indulge his Fane. Bob glanced in at the open doors of some of the Public houses which they passed peered in at the windows of others until they came to one the Interior of Waich seemed to please him. Two men whom Bob greeted As pals were standing at the bar and Theysel come him and his Friend in a very demonstrative fashion. One of them a tall rough looking Man looked As if lie. Had not been shaven for a week and showed a deep Gash on one of his Cheeks. The other Man was not quite so tall but stouter. His eyes were watery looking and his nose appeared to have gone through a process of flattening then been beaten on both sides with the de sign of straightening it out. They Shook hands with Kenneth More than once and drinks were ordered the landlord a Stout red faced Man with a smack of. The prize fighter about him served the liquor with a flourish remarking by Way of being civil that it was a Chilly evening and just the sort of night for a. Glass of toddy. Bob with characteristic Good nature invited the landlord to join them and that individual always willing to encourage Trade agreed and in a steaming Glass drank the health of the stranger. Ken Neth meanwhile paying for the company for Bob in his exuberant hospitality forgot that Small detail. While they were talking a disturbance broke out at the far end 01 the bar. In a twinkling the landlord was Over the counter and seizing the offender Flung him out into the rows allowed Here said Bob addressing Kenneth ifs a most respectable " most respectable chorused the two Kenneth did not. Reply for he could not help observing that the place had a Dis reputable look and he Felt that his companions did not improve on acquaintance. But the pals did not allow the Conversa. Tori to Flag for one moment. The Man with the battered nose possessed a fund of anecdote which he retailed for the Benefit of Kenneth a file the Man with the Gash on his Cheek went through several sleight of had tricks which rather interested Ken Neth. Bob ordered fresh drinks to keep the fun going. At this moment another pal entered. He was immediately presented to Kenneth As the evicted Highlander and whisky was ordered for him by the ready Tongue of the civil Bob. Tho newcomer was apparently of the same class As the other three was taller than Phy of them an Irather better Date feed though his clothes did not appear to hang Well looked As if tons had quarrelled with the other portions. For instance ? his trousers refused to come into close Contact with his boots while his coat with equal Pertinacity re fused to hold any Friendly communication with his trousers it will thus be seen there were gaps in t3ie tall Man s apparel Hub however did not i commode him in the least his Jovia Lity being unbounded. The tall Man with the quarrelling clothes now produced a ring which Vith an air of mystery lie showed to Kenneth. He in formed that it belonged to a Sailor who had just come from abroad and who was a Friend of his. The ring he knew was Worth Twenty pounds but his Friend was hard up and to a pal like Kenneth be would be willing to sell he ring for two Bob declared that if he had the Money he would buy it at once and the other Phi echoed his words. _ _ Kenneth examined the ring said it doubtless was cheap but he did not want it and positively refused to buy. The landlord now intimated that the last round had not been paid for and he looked at Bob As. The party who had Given tie order. But Bob. Was Blind to his looks and deaf to his words. Kenneth Thero fore took out his purse and at the sight of the Gold it contained the eyes of the tall Man twinkled and he made a desperate Effort to make his coat and trousers j oin hands the pal with the Gash on his Cheek leered to the pal with the battered nose. Bob winked to the tall Man and ordered another drink. Kenneth had drunk very Little being careful his drink on one he. Now announced his intention of departing for he was beginning to feel that he had had enough of Bob and his "pals.". He was not exactly a Foo land it was begin ing to Dawn upon him that men in Tweed Caps and Moleskin trousers might be scoundrels As easily As those who wore Black Coats and Satin hats. Putting Down his Glass he bade the company Good night and moved toward the door. But Bob and his pals were not to be left behind in this Way. They followed Kenneth out into the Street and crowded round him in a noisy fashion. The tall Man demanded two quid the Price of his ring which he declared Kenneth had in his Possession. On the latter denying this he without a moment s warning aimed1 a blow at Kenneth s face. The latter Par ined the blow and treated his assailant to a left hander ? which sent him spinning across the Street. Almost at the same moment a treacherous blow from behind levelled Kenneth on the pavement. 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The Silver shield will be a phenomenal Triumph remarked the editor raising his Glass to his lips. Ainslie and the editor Felt no misgivings As to the future of the Silver shield and naturally were not a Little proud of their production. It was the first time Alan Semple had had the position of editor and he had not yet settled comfortably on the editorial cushions. I prefer brilliancy of delineation to gorgeous display which if adequately applied. Produces eminently satisfactory results e said in answer to a remark from. Ainslie. Exactly replied Ainslie without enquiring too deeply into the. Meaning of lie editor s words for the latter had a weak Ness for sounding phrases. What about the stories Semple continued Ainslie. The fictitious literature corrected the editor with a Superior look at his com Panion must be undeniably graphic demonstrative of truth Flavoured with realism executed with intellectual ability and Orna ment and with even exquisite certainly answered Ainslie with some doubt As to what the editor meant. I think that sketch of mine on theatres reads remarkably Well continued Ainslie. Semple sipped his wine then stroked his moustache. It la do he said dubiously but the expressions Are of hang it All Semple i do know some thing about theatres. Said Ainslie. There is a Way of doing those things replied Semple with editorial dignity. There is a Mode for conducting such mat ters certain lines to be adhered to and which cannot be deviated then you must put ine. On the right lines remarked Ainslie laughing. By the Way you promised to take me ? to Monica s to night. Is it time for us to go. Yes answered Semple but i warn you to be careful in Monica a for it is a gambling hell of the worst and most danger Ous _ All right replied Ainslie. We need not play at any rate Only for Small Monica s rooms were Well known to Bil Liard players and to the sporting fraternity generally. The rooms were be found in the slums but a Broad passage opened from one of the main thoroughfares of the City and led into the court where the establishment was situated. A transparent sign Board intimates Monica s billiard ostensibly the place had a respectable a a innocent look As if the chief of the proprietor were to furnish his visitors with the Means of Gratifying Cher taste for the fascinating game of billiards. _ Ainslie and his companion ascended the Stair and entered by a Glass door into a Large Public room. The place was rather dimly lighted and the atmosphere was impregnated with tobacco smoke. A number of billiard tables were arranged on the floor some being engaged and others awaiting at the far or rather upper end of the room a part was screened off by thick curtains where j players could be More private if Uliey chose we d better have a game first said Alan entering the part of the room which was screened off. All right replied Ainslie. I mean to see Monica s private Dan and his daughter As Well. But we must be wary. He is shy of strangers continued Alan Ainslie placed himself under the guidance of Semple and accordingly they engaged table and began to play. Standing just where the curtain divided the room was the Man Harkness into whose House Flora had been in veiled on the night of her arrival in Glasgow. Harkness was More respectably dressed than when we last saw him. There was a. Bit of the waiter about him to night. His coat might have at one time done duty on the Back of a Clergyman but since then had been de graded through the various stages of the pawnbroker and secondhand dealer until it had finally come into the Possession. Of Harkness. It was too Long in the sleeves for him and he had turned them up about an Inch to give free scope to his hands and had tilted his hat to the Back of his h and. His Post was a particularly advantageous one for he could at a glance command the whole outer room and by lifting the cur Tain could with equal ease see the inner part. To his other avocations of thief and re setter Harkness added Chat of fetch and carry Man for the freq enters of Monica s billiard rooms. / if anyone desired Beer whisky tobacco or any other want. Hark Ness was ready to Supply him promptly. He had besides a keen Eye to the change with an occasional Knack of forgetting to refund it. V. It seems quite a respectable place remarked Ainslie glancing round the room. No one can take exception to anything which goes on wait a bit returned Semple quietly. They played two games then sat Down and lighted cigars. I think i will make an Effort to see Monica remarked Alan at the same time beckoning to the Man Harkness. That individual was All attention in a moment. In deed he had been watching the movements of Ainslie and. His companion. Evidently he had set them Down As visitors to the private rooms. He pricked up his ears at the words which Alan whispered to. Him then crossed tie floor and tapped at a Glass door which appeared to Lead into a Small office. A sliding Glass panel opened and. A face appeared at the Hole. Hark Ness whispered a few words the panel closed and he with a nod to Alan walked Back to his position beside ? the curtains. In a few minutes the Glass door was opened and a tall foreigner v evidently an italian appeared. He was a gentlemanly looking Man wore evening dress had Jet Black hair and a pair of very keen eyes. He came Forward Shook hands ? with Semple whom he appeared to know and Ainslie was introduced to him after a time the italian became very Friendly and invited them upstairs where his daughter was entertaining a few guests and would doubtless be glad to see them. Without hesitation the two friends accepted the invitation. Monica opened a door which communicated with an Ante room and then led the Way upstairs. Alan took the Opportunity of whispering to Ainslie to be careful and if possible avoid cards. To be continued next saturday one for Anthony George. # by chaness Edwardes James Ruffell late of new Orleans and now. Thanks to Luck in Cotton eager to Shine to the Best of his untutored ability in British society of the loftiest kind quite meant to act upon his son s suggestion1 and buy this Cayley Castle if it took his fancy. He got out at Cayley station and was driven to the red lion hotel. He pro posed to lunch before inspecting the famous ruin. He Felc very comfortable in himself and about things in general. Though a trifle Stout he was still Middle aged and enjoyed the Best of health. He had buc one single regret indeed and. That daily a diminishing one if Only his wife Susan had lived a few years longer to share his opulence and help him to enter Tain the British aristocracy As by and by he hoped to entertain them in a Castle or elsewhere. V. But this was certainly a diminishing re Gret. Susan had been the Best and most assiduous of helpmate Bucsh a was deficient in. Graces. Her. Tongue was a Rasper. As excellent a wife to him As he could have desired but not exactly of the adapt Able kind. James could to for instance imaging her holding her own flattering by with a British Duchess. Or. Huff Ell sir a Telegram for you said the hotel manager when James announced himself. That Telegram made him frown. It was from his son. Anthony in Paris. Anthony had put him up to this Beautiful Castle ruin and had declared he could t do bet Ter than buy it and transform it into an Ideal British Home. It was Anthony who had told the captivating tale of its Norman doorways great gothic windows velvety lawns and peacocks and its romantic Situa Tion in a dimpled hollow Between grass Hills with the Silvery sea Only half a mile away fringed with Golden Sands. Paris has done much for Anthony made a poet of him As Well As an artist. James Rufell s jaws had yawned in admiration of his Eon s fascinating glib Ness and he had afterwards made the appointment with an Thony at the Cayley inn wholly in the Inte rests of the Castle. So sorry can t come said the t be Hasty about it. Lots of bet Ter things in the Market than Cayley. Havo James Ruffell ate his luncheon just the same. He Felt resentful towards Anthony. He did t know what to make of a son like that hot about a thing one week and Cool the . And he wanted company. Afterwards he went out to the Castle still feeling sore in spite of his wine. It was a Gem of a ruin no doubt about that. The outer Wall almost perfect and the first glimpse. Of that Mellow Sward wit Irun soothing to the Eye under the Blue heavens. James pulled at the Bell. It clanged medias vally and Percia Bosham the Sene Schal s daughter opened the. Wicket and smiled upon him. Seldom nowadays was James Ruffell Stag gered by anything least of All by a pretty face. In his 50 years of life that he had discounted All possible sur Prises including those of the Cott Oij. Market. Yet he was startled into an immediate stare by Percia Boxham. The dainties a of her Beauty was extreme. She was gowned like a Paris Young lady and the smile in her sunny Grey eyes seemed one to express Welcome. But the smile went from her. She looked beyond James and seemed disappointed. This Ismy card miss said James. To not just the or nary sort of visitor. Ifs for Sale Iny son tells me and Percia s eyes flashed upon him. Of do come in she said. V James entered. Seems i m known Here too he murmured with a proud smile. Wed that s no the girl was wonderful James could t make it out when she told him that she was Only the custodian s daughter. She was Al most condescending at first frigid and his respectful courtesies seemed to thaw her and by and by in the Eliza Bethan banqueting Hall roofless he be came. Captivating. / v she told him a legend or two. X i m not accustomed to this sort of thing you must know or. Ruffell she said afterwards and you be got to make allowances. I dont live Here and ifs a favor that you re admitted because to Day in t a visiting Day. There in t a soul in the. Place just ourselves and the jackdaws "5 this with a gentle scrutiny of him that agitated James Ruffell. Say now,".he stammered it s very Good of you. But How did you know i waa coming a " she replied that s a secret. And How you must see the dungeons.". Even thus Early James caught himself thinking of the girl with very emphatic human appreciation. ? the Plant Ageneta Dungeon did More for him in that Way. In spite of her warn ing about its worn Steps he made a ? bad stumble scraped his Back Down several of its stairs and discovered ? that he had a sprained ankle. It took him about 20 minutes to return to the hotel on Percia Boxbaum s . He managed it mainly by hopping an exhaust ing exercise. Yet he was almost merry about the misadventure. If it1 was t for the pain i d be saying i was enjoying myself greatly he remarked during rest in the courtyard with a White Peacock looking on. The girl herself having shown All the sympathy and resourcefulness imaginable had become rather reserved again before they were at the hotel. Perhaps it was due to James prattle about his wealth and its Powerley Arnesa to safeguard him against the simplest of accidents at any rate James himself seemed to think that he was wrong thus to boast. He apologised. I m still Man enough Myr dear i Hope Ness another sense too if you look at it straight.". At the wrote the clasped her hand warmly. I m wiring to my son in Paris to come right Here to me he said. Ill feel lonely Laid up i expect. But perhaps perhaps my dear your father la let you take pity to a stranger and pop in to see How he s get Ting on in the ? ? Percia coloured faintly and nodded. Than la you. Or. Ruff Ell she said ill come chapter h it was from the hotel manager that James heard More about Pereia she was an actress of considerable attainments had travelled on the continent and even in America and was at Home now for a spell of rest. If or. Ruffell could elegance with which her father s quarters in the Castle Gatehouse were furnished he would guess that she was no common actress. They were quite luxurious said the manager and it was All miss Percia s interested James Ruffell very much indeed. He was not prejudiced about actresses one Way or the other. She is a very kind Young lady he said simply. He. Thought about her when Tho doctor had condemned him to several Days of inactivity. He thought about his son too. Anthony was a susceptible Young Man. He Lead had several Small entangle ments already. If he knew Liis son As he believed he did Anthony was in Sec the youth to fall in. Love with miss Pereia at sight. ? and then he fidgeted. He did t exactly like to contemplate such ? an occurrence even though it would be charming to have a pretty face like Percia s in the family. 2s of he did not like it. I could almost Hope the boy will not come he murmured. Maybe i la Send him another the girl called in the evening not Only called but completely won James heart. She just Laid herself out to entertain him with Bright everyday chatter. With her shapely elbows on the table and her face Between her hands she told him about her experiences As a actress. She loved hex profession she said but she hated Many of the men the Young men with whom she clashed in Che course of her work. It was after it All that on impulse James asked her a question. You be never when you were in Paris met anyone of my name i suppose he enquired. Yes -she.isaid, i you Don t say not my son Anthony George. Yes that was his name. I i. Have met him Here also.". Well of Fiat s queer now James gasped. And How did you like him of she said with. Quite a parisian Little Moue and a ? shrug Al liked him and did t he fall in love with you my dear demanded James Ruffell eagerly. She shrugged again. He said so she replied. But for his bandaged ankle ? James would have risen he shrugged and re signed Hii self. But. Miss Pereia seemed to think that she had said More than enough. ? if anger it was passed like a Feather in a Breeze. Well no she laughed i Don t suppose i he considers it an insult. He s made that i Way. And Between ourselves Mir. Ruf fell though he s your son i would t marry i him now for i How has he insulted you., my dear " i asked James Reifell with Stein eyes j ill Tell Yon she replied. He promises me a thousand pounds if i will be Good and dear and forgiving his words and. Do nothing to Embarrass him. He is in love with someone else that is All. Poor some one else and Lucky Percia Boxham. Thai is All i have to say about Well my dear Well what. You. Don t think i la Taku his Money. I can earn my bread in my own Way and plenty of it " James Rufi do s eyes had a very Earnest expression in them now. 1 know you can he said. And. Yon Are a Good daughter to your father my dear. My boy s a fool. I be had my suspicions before. Now i know. Does he say where hell get that thousand from. No he does t trouble himself so just so just so. Hell have to get it though. Hell have to get it from his countess or her father the Marquis. Of my dear my dear i m like you i have no patience with the bladder headed cat brained Young fools our sons turns out some of that surprised Percia. I m not even going to write to him she said idol my. No my dear. Well Well see about that and Don t go just yet. That is to say i want to write something for. You to read to yourself Percia did t quite know what to make of that. She smiled and went to the win Dow and when James had done his writing and fastened it in an envelope she went away with it As if it were a moderately in resting conundrum. " it s not that Cheque i Hope she asked no he replied you re not going to be insulted by the family twice in that Way. Read it somewhere quiet and and Youh come of course she said putting her. Hand in his which seemed to plead for it. And this was James Rullell s letter -. V my dear my dear if an old Man s heart is Worth having you have mine. 1 in 52, with nothing but my Money to recommend me one can do great things with Money. Think it Over and if you will marry me let a know. And god bless you Percia thought it Over All that Day she did t go to the hotel in the evening but sent a note with just these it i m still but the next morning she was at James Ruffell s breakfast table before he was Down ready with the landlord s amused permission to pour out his Coffee for him ? my dear said James when breakfast food m so swelled with Pride i could forgive Anthony everything but " he hooded and smiled and Percia also smiled. Their smiles were both mischievous and Radiant ? with Good Fellowship. Yes but " she suggested. But hell have to Send you that thou Sand pounds and get it How to can and hell have to fix things up with that coun Tess and her Parent without help from either of us. A lad that can a Good thing for his own father won t be Worth a Nutmeg until he s had his eyes opened with a hardship or two.". Percia agreed that the programme might do for the present. You la let him marry her in the end though she asked. Well Settle about that together re plied James Ruffell when weve seen the lady. He s got to eat his dose of dirt first. Well go and reckon her no to either. My tile weekly Telegraph. Bread on the put the gun away Bill and let the Bird alone. I be told you a dozen times that nothing s to be shot on my farm and if i had my Way. Nothing would be shot on any other Man s farm miss Jane asked me to shoot the Bird or. Torrey. It Ain t nothing but a Wood Pecker and it s been Peckin Violes in the apples Trees. It s a Beauty that Bird is or. Torrey and miss Jane wants it for her hat. She told me i of herself.". Put the gun away Bill and dont you take it Down again without my orders. That Bird is a Flicker and flickers Aren t As plenty around Here As they used to be thanks to the lads and some it fun whose souls Are in their stomachs. I d fed like a Cannibal if i Ace that Flicker though he is nothing but a Woodpecker As you Hiram Torrey you re always interferon with my. Pleasure said a Sharp female voice and miss Jane Torrey age 33, with features As Sharp As her voice came through the front door of the Little farmhouse and stood on the porch eyeing her brother half savagely. You know to Haven t any Money to spare Hiram Torrey and i can t ?bny.things-" by hat fright and that Flicker would set it off just right. Mary Hood Rode by yesterday and she had a Bird of. Paradise in her Haj that must have Cost a mint and she just flaunted it at me. It in t any prettier than the Flicker if it did come irom Borneo and i want the Bird. Since Mary Hood and that Worth less brother of hers got All the Money that rightly belongs to us they Don t do a thing when they Ain t travelling but ride by Here and show off their new horses and their Fine clothes. I hate them if they Are our first / Well Jane that you had More proper Pride than to wish to ape Mary Hood. ? i la give you some Money that i Goc from Selling the shoats and you can go and buy some Ostrich plumes if you want them. Get Good ones and they Cost More than Paradise Birds but you can to have my Flicker nor any. Other Bird that comes on the farm barring the crows and i m not sure but what they re All right three Days later Jane Torrey. Burst into the Little room where her brother went occasionally to. Cast up his few farm accounts and to get out of hearing of his sister s Tongue. ? Hiram Torrey said Jane with a tone of Triumph mixed with malice in her voice that Flicker you would t let Bill shoot for. Me has brought another Flicker around Here and the two of them Are hard at it making a Hole in the clap boards just under the eave trough. I Don t suppose you d care if they d Peck the House to let pm Peck Janey the House is pretty rickety now and a Hole or two More or less. Attn t make any difference. Besides that the Flicker carries a bag of Gold under each Wing and that s Why in some sections he s called the Golden winged Woodpecker. The pair of pm May bring Good Luck to the old House. The lord knows it needs it bad enough leave pm alone Jane i la Patch the Hole up in the fall. They Rejust going through the outer layer and they la probably Lay their eggs Between the clap boards and the inside ? everything s All right to you Hiram Torrey and i suppose this is All right too. Do you know that Mary Hood and that Good for nothing brother of hers Are going to Europe she had the impudence to come Here and Tell me about it to Tell me her Cousin to whom the Money she has rightly belongs " a Well Jane Mary is kind of mean and i be always known it but Don t mind her. I never did understand Why old Uncle Silas left All his Money to them after we d looked after him and been kind to him not know ing he had and after they had practically turned him out of doors. The will was All right though. It left every cent he had to them and left us out and lie was living with us when he Drew it at it All came of your quarrelling with. My Hiram. Hiram _ turned to his sister. His face Gas. A bit. Stern. Jane i la Tell you something i never told you before. My quarrel with Uncle Silas was about you. He said you had a fiend s temper and that i ought not to put up with it. I told him that yours had been a life of hard work and that you were to be excused and that he must not complain about my sister As Long As he was under my. Roof and eating my breach 1 should have told him the same thing Jane if i had known him to be. The Rich Man that he was rather than the object of Charity that i thought him. Now you know the truth though i am sorry i was forced to Tell you.". Jane Torrey left the room with a Pale face. If what her brother had said affected her she gave Little evidence of it Ana As time went on her temper was still bad and her Tongue shrewish the september storms came and one Day Jane Torrey went again to her brother s Little room. Hiram she said the rain is beating in that Hole the flickers made and. The water has leaked Down and spoiled the ceiling in the parlor. I Hope you Are satisfied now with the nov i those woodpeckers with the ? Dags of Gold under their wings have ill go upstairs and Patch the Hole up from the inside Jane said her brother a bit wearily. In half an hour he was downstairs with a queer look in his face. Jane he said looking at his sister i found this on the Joist just below the Hole the woodpeckers made and he held out a paper to her. The Birds brought their bags of Gold All right. This is Uncle Silas with drawn a month after the brie which left everything to the hoods. It leaves everything to As. It s the genuine thing and the reason we did t know that it was drawn even though we could t find it was because the wit Nesses have moved away. I Unow where they Are though. Now Jane Don t you wish i had let Bill shoot that Flicker for your Bonnet three months later Hiram Torrey and his sister Jane were leaving the farm for a trip to Europe. Jane called Bill the hired Man to her and whispered something in his ear just before she stepped into the Waggon which was to. Take them to the depot. What did you say to Bill Jane asked Hiram. Jane blushed a bit. Hibrain i told him to Load the inn with Rock Salt and to shoot anybody who came around this farm to molest the Birds while we re not Here to protect Chicago record Herald. Musical otes. Miss Ethliel Ridings who scored Sucha great Success in her pianoforte solos at the St. Peter s Cathedral choir concert the town Hall on saturday last for the last five years has been a Pupil or amiss Katherine Cook and her performance Macredic alike to herself and her talented miss Lilian Foulis the new violinist referred to by the Liverpool daily Post or october 10, As a player whose accomplish ments rival those of Neruda Jill open her australasian tour nest March. Or. J. Niven Tait has decided to give four concerts m Sydney and Melbourne three in Adelaide and Brisbane and single concerts in smaller towns. The tour is expected to form one of the important musical events of next y0miss Myrtle Meggy a talented Pupil of the late Sydney Moss now studying with miss Mathilde Verne gave a pianoforte recital at Broadwood s London Salon on saturday afternoon october 24. Lier pro gramme comprised. Bach s italian con Certo Schumann s papillons and piece by Chopin Mendelssohn and. The we Csc Brahm s Gavotte in a major. Ine times states ? that miss Meggy s playing was marked by., a vigor and teen Oral Power surprising in so Young a player. Raer rag to Chopin s Nocturne of. 37, no. And. The papillons her playing herein is a present in the opinion of the same writer lacking in precisely those qualities or versatility and breadth of View which can Only come with years. La or. Howard climbers a baritone with. Remarkable voice who Sang for two years under or. Harry kick Ards management went to America 18 months ago. His advancement there his been rapid. He Hrut went on the orpheus circuit and then joined the celebrated Botoman opera company to alternate the Bass part m Robin Hood ? the management was so pleased that they eventually gave him the chief Barito and engaged him. Tor the fallow nose on a Throat operation necessitating four months rest Nuguit have proved Erous Check to the Singer a career but the to t Means kept the engage ment open with the result. That air. Chambers recently made a great Success with them in new York As Romero the chief of Banditt in the serenade y ? les Chevitsky is often asked to listen to As Piring pianists the viennese teacher to us How a girl once came to play for him. He had to listen. She played badly and the great pianist advised her to study sing ing. Two Yeara later a Young woman urged her Way into his House and insisted on singing for him but i know nothing of the voice he protested. Without the loss of a moment she began to sing. When she had finished the great teacher remarked you see singing is. Difficult. Absolute purity of tone is required. Now Why Don t you study the piano that s but you told me to study singing the Singer replied tearfully. Merciful. Heaven writes les Chevitsky "6he was my pianist of two years ago the new operatic composer. Leo Blech is attracting much notice m Germany. His first stage work the one act opera Das War ? Ich was Given a year. Ago with marked Success. Alpe Konig und Meh sche Feind Given at Dresden has met with a great reception. The orchestration is said to be marvellous. The scene of the opera is Laid in the tyrolean Alps about 1830. Madame Patti gave an interviewer lately some interesting particulars on dieting for singers in the matter of diet and its re lation to the voice says Patti i can Only say that i have been Able to eat and drink in moderation anything i like. During a performance i do not take anything unless it May be a Little Chicken soup nor at such times do i feel like eating. Eating after singing i consider injurious for one is then always More or less fatigued. I never make a Point of having my dinner at 3. O clock on the Days that i sing nor could i Ever. Understand Why some singers insist on this plan. I Dine half an hour before i go to the Hall for a concert and As i do not appear at the beginning of the programme i have at least an hour Between dining and singing which interval i always find quite enough. Over and Over again it has been said that i never speak on the Day on which i am to sing. This is not by any Means the Case. I talk All i want Bat of course i hold no receptions on. Those Days. Ceresn air and plenty of it is of vital importance to the Singer. Every Day Chat is not too inclement i take from two. And a half to three hours exercise in the open air Dri ving and walking. To this regimen i at tribute in great degree my Good health and Powers of endurance. When a Singer enters upon a Public career there is one Point to be considered that of fitness for concert or for opera i think if you can sing in concert if you have. Feeling and discern ment you can sing in opera though in my opinion some who Are Good in concert Are by no Means fitted for opera. The opera tic stage demands so much of everything voice knowledge of singing and acting. Everything has to be calculated even a wrong step or two during a phrase will bring one into the wings instead of to the front of. The stage. Ease of movement dramatic instinct and feeling All Are Neces sary of response with the opera Singer and Sefc without them a fairly Good voice May bring to the possessor a degree of Success on the concert platform. Again the de mands on personal appearance Are far More exacting on the operatic than on the con Cert stage though equally of decided advantage to those who fortunately command them. Another most important gift and one absolutely indispensable to Success in opera is presence of mind for on of cup stage it is always the unexpected that happens. In my Early career i know no such thing As nervousness. I had nothing to lose then but later it was different. When i had made my reputation i grew More and More nervous for it is one thing to Buim up a reputation and another thing to sustain Herr mar Vogrich and his wife who will be better remembered in Australia As miss Iipp Kees. Have permanently. Settled m Goethe s Weimar. Herr Vongch is now a wealthy Man but he has not therefore ceased from work he devotes most owns time to composition and his opera the Buddah is shortly to be produced in Wei master Adam Lee l-4jie latest violin pro disc in Victoria. Great things Are related of him and certainly his Prentice essay m composition Santa Sie. Hero Aue shows plenty of Promise. Like nearly a the Early efforts of Yonne for the violin says Ivic Bounto critic it exhibits a weakness for cadenza and betrays a very superficial acquaintance with the principles of Harmony. But there Are ideas in the work. Master Lee who lives now at Ruther Glen was for a Little while a Pupil of or. George such. As an instance of the Power of imagination the Emily doctor cites the Case of a Man who awoke suddenly with the impression that he had swallowed ins false Teeth. He choked and be me Black in the face his Throat swelled and he seemed on the Point of death. Then somebody found the Teeth on the floor and the Man recovered. Educated Cave dwellers. A Gen vese Hermit writes the Geneva correspondent of a London paper. Under Date october 30who passed the greater part of four months in a Grotto Hollo wed out by the Waters of the Rhone near the Carno Lery Liere had a romantic career. He was Well connected and educated and once occupied the pest of town architect but bad health and pecuniary losses unhinged his mind. He became poorer plunged into polities and violently attacked the existing governments. Once he started a paper but it was a failure. In spite of the help of his friends he Sank lower and lower and finally drifted to a Home for old men. He suddenly quilted it Aid disappeared until he was found by the police in the Grot Ifo. The manner i which he subsisted is a. Mystery. When discovered. Although he was weak he showed no signs of having hibernate. He slept in the Grotto on a strip of carpet. Lucidly the weather has been warm recently the Hermit is 68, tall and of a military aspect with the eyes of a fanatic. It appears that his reason for irs Experiment As a. Hermit was to annoy his relatives and taken away by the police he refused to give up his diary of impressions. He was seen one evening sitting on a Tomb in the graveyard writing. He is now in a Lunatic Asylum and the authorities Are trying to hush up the mat Ter. He has two charming daughters occupying Good positions hers who Are heart broken at their father s eccentric conduct. Electric traction. An epoch Ivia Iong feat. The other Day writes the Berlin correspondent of the London daily news under Date october 17 it was briefly stated that the experiments under the auspices of the studies Gesellschaft for elect Rische Schuell Bahnen experimental company for electrical fast trains ended with the Brilliant Success of running a train at the Speed of 201 Kilometres about 125j Miles an hour. The experiments were made on the Marien Felde Wossen military track. They were conducted by the chief Engineer or. Rei Che who himself in to Day s Issue of the German weekly die woche gives a detailed report about the Experiment and expresses his views As to the general practicability of such railways. Or. Steichel first describes the former experiments which showed the necessity of altering the whole superstructure As Well As the cars. On a Good Strong bed of gravel fifteen Cross sleepers have been Laid Lor every rail 12 metres Long on which rails of 42 kilo grammes weight Are Means of Hardwood pins and s2rews. At the Side of every rail lies a guide rail on cast Iron chairs which prevents any lurching of the bogies and contributes considerably to wards strengthening the whole permanent Way. The wheels can Only ? make very minute oscillations of a few Millimetres. The Liole superstructure including sleepers &c., weighs 300 Kilogrammes per metre. But not Only the permanent Way but the cars themselves Tad to be improved. For this purpose new Bogie trucks had to be made. After repeated experiments a construction was selected invented by the engineers Lochner arid von Borries. On these new constructions All experiences have been utilised the distance Between the axles which As yet amounted to 3.8 me tres was increased to 5 metres. The result of these improvements was shown at the recent experiments and turned out very satisfactory. After every trip with accelerated Speed it was proved that the Perma nent Way not Only answered All. Expectations but the difference Between the run ning now and formerly was very striking. Whereas during the trials in the year 1901 disturbing motions set in from 150 Kilometres and at 160 Kilometres a tremendous oscillation took place the car now runs with a surprisingly smooth and Safe motion Over the track the rail joints not being Felt at All. Or. Rejchel describes the remark Able trial he conducted As follows before the commencement of the trial trip All preparations including a Brake test were made and when All participators had boarded the air and its impending Start signalled to the military sentinels along the whole line a current of 17,Coo volts was switched on and the car moved off slowly with a buzzing noise. We left the starting Point Marienfeldt station at 9.25. The Power of the electric current of each one of the five motors was gradually increased to 350 amperes that is to say the Power of the whole car to about 2,300 kilowatts equal to 2,600 mechanical horse Power. After a run of about two kilo metres the tachometer Speed indicator registered a Speed of 120 Kilometres and Cine Kilometre further 150 Kilometres and we approached at the great Speed of about 170 to 175 Kilometres the Farst curve of 2,000metres radius before reaching the. Station of Mallow. The Speed continued to increase and we passed through the station of Mallow of the military railway at a Speed of Iso to 1s5 Kilometres and glided Over the Points which had been provide with special safety arrangements without a Jerk and. With perfect safety. It almost appeared As if buildings poles and Trees flew past and that the car was standing still except for the noise of the wheels. I could see on the voltmeter tension Indi Cator that the Contact rods and trolley poles still moved quietly and that there was consequently no danger in further in creasing the Speed. On the tachometer the Speed Rose to Over the As yet a attained figures 190 and 195. At first this tremendous Speed was startling. It seemed at first As if the car really devoured the track by the Kilometre the Kilometre in 18. Seconds but Trtan gets used to everything and very soon besides feeling Safe and comfortable at getting Over the ground at such a rate we Degan to think that it might perhaps be possible to run at a still greater Speed. ? v after the number 195 had been exceeded the tension of our feelings increased and a death like stillness set i in inside the car. Scarcely a word was spoken and. Every body excitedly gazed. At the Index of the Speed gauge and at the track. All at once we saw at about a distance of 800 metres two. Persons standing in the Middle of the permanent Way who seemed to be convers ing about the expected electric car. The steam whistle which can be heard for a great distance at once. Sent Forth a shrill sound and the two persons the ear having already got pretty near were seen to Fly for their lives. And a very Lucky thing too for it would not have been possible to have brought the heavy car of 93 tons to a standstill. A Brake distance of i kilo metres would have been necessary when a Brake Block pressure of altogether 200,000 Kilogrammes is exerted on the upper surface of the wheels. We flew past the station of Dohlwitz at full. Speed in a Cloud of dust Sand and coarse gravel and had had just time to see the lookers on waving their hats with Delight at the grand sight when suddenly a hard blow was struck against the Glass panes of the Driver s cab. We had. Only i am sorry to say overtaken a poor Bird and killed it. We went unconcerned on our Way Dor eyes fixed on the Speed gauge which was approaching the number 200 in a most satisfactory manner. The Index of our Speed gauge reached near Langsdorf the number 20o, even going a Little beyond it. Thus was ran. The last Kilometre of our trip at full Speed with the Power of 1700 kilowatts 1,700 horse Power switched off the current. About Coo metres be fore the curve near Langsdorf and let the Brake work with full to Over. The Speed dropped to 165 kilo metres and the car took the curve with an elegant swing after which the Brake was taken off and the car ran cur restless to Wossen. All that now remained for us to do was to see whether the car was in perfect order in All its parts. The sex Aminat Iori was most As regards the question the tier a rail Way with such Speed is practicable or. Reichel cautious As he is expresses himself with great Reserve. Be thinks it doubtful at least for the present whether regular Traviis with the Speed of 200 Kilometres an hour could be run for in spite of the most careful construction the electrical Contact begins to lose in safety at such a Speed. Be sides this Cosic. Is so extremely that this alone would prevent the running of trains at this Speed. For this reason or. Reichel thinks that we should be satisfied to be Able to run trains at an average Speed of 160 to 170 Kilometres or about a Hundred Miles an hour with perfect safety. Not Only motorcars could be used like at the anal trips but whole trains could be run consisting of a motor car and one to four Carnas. V a Short comparison will prove the difference in Cost Between the electrical railway and the steam service. A steam train consisting of steam engine and five carnage weighs 330,000 Kilogrammes com Prises 168 seats and has 1,400 horse Power at full Speed the electrical train consist ing of motor car and four carriages weighs 200,000 Kilogrammes has 180 seats and con Sumes 1,000 horse Power. The expenditure for the Fust fitting up of both trains is Al most equal and amounts to �20,000. The working expenses solely for the running of the train amount for 100 Kilometres to 51 pfennig or sixpence when worked with steam arid to .45-pfeimigiffioeted Raiti. Animal intelligence. Animals like men Are gregarious Crest litres. They love the society of their Fel lows. More than this writes the Glasgow weekly Mai they associate in an organised manner having in View their pub Lic and private Good. Insects show the same sagacity. Amazon ants have their slaves who do All the work of building and cleaning and even feeding and carrying their masters. Bees Divide themselves into different companies which take upon them selves various duties. One goes abroad to collect the., Honey another Waits at the Mouth of the hive to receive and clean the first company. A third guards the in trance against robbers. The mechanical societies of insects Are quite beyond explanation. Or. Cornish in his animals at work and play gives several instances of the wonderful organisation of societies by both animals and insects. Most of us know by experience How fastidious cats and dogs Are with regard to their personal cleanliness. How they lick and Wash themselves until they Are As spick and Span As any Dandy. Their taste for cleanliness is shared by Many other animals. Horses and cattle Al Wash and clean their own Coats and also assist one another at their toilets. The Fol greatest difficulty animals experience in washing themselves is to reach their necks. When possible they per Orin this service for Ono another. A lonely Giraffe at the zoo used to Wash itself All Over and was spot Lessly Dean with the. Exception of its neck which was after a while of a much Darker Shade than the rest of its body. There Are Many instances on record show ing How much the emotion of grief is Felt by animals. Or. Cains a student and Scho Lar who lived in the sixteenth Century ? testifies to the fact that dogs have Prindall property engrafted in them that they love their masters liberally and hate strangers Des rightfully. If it Chance that their master be oppressed either by a multitude or by the greater violence and so be beaten Downe that he be grovelling on the ground it is proved True by experience that this Dogge forsake the not nig master no not when he is Starcke dead but enduring the Force of fam ashment and the outrageous tempests of the weather most vigilantly watch eth and. Carefully keep eth the dead car Kasse. Many Days endeavouring Forther pore to Kil the nor there of his master if get any advantage. Or else by Barc Bing by howling by furious jarring and starring and such like Means Betra Yeth the male Detour As de Sirous to have the death of his aforesaid master rigorously a latter Day Story is told of a cat which exhibited great affection for her mistress a French lady. Wherever the in stress went the cat was sure to go and from no. Other hands than those of her mistress would she take food or be caressed the lady fell ill and died. The cat was inconsolable and refused to leave the chamber death. At length the servants took her away by Force. The faithful cat. Was soon Back again creeping about and mewing piteously. When the in taken place the cat True to the last was discovered stretched lifeless on. The grave. Another cat the pet and play thing of two Little girls exhibited a similar affection when both its Young mistresses died of Scarlet fever. Horses and cattle do not exhibit emotion in a similar degree. They Are certainly fond of their Young but Are easily consoled at their loss. In India it is the custom to the skin of a calf which has been Kilko for meat and to place the Dummy in the stable to induce the Mother to give milk. And the cow is thus easily deceived. A. ,. Perhaps it is not far. Wrong to assert thai of All animals dogs arc the most sagacious. And not Only the most sagacious but the most courageous the most faithful and the most affectionate. Com less Are the in stances Given in which dogs have rescued human beings from drowning guarded houses and goods from burglars and warned men of danger besides showing their keen instincts and wonderful sagacity in Many and varied ways. Here Are a few in stances a certain dog Tyrol by name had been taught All manner of tricks. fetched his master s slippers when required and fresh meat for the fire when Tolic he could pull the Bell rope to summon the maid. On one occasion he accompanied Hia master to a Friend s House and was made to exhibit his accomplishments amongst them that of ringing the Bell. But alas the Bell rope was too High and he made several attempts in vain. At Lastie seized a chair by the leg dragged it up to the rope jumped on it and rang the Bell. The tug he gave was such a Hearty one that his Victory great Satis faction. ?.?.? a a gentleman owned a Large Newfoundland dog of which he was very proud. Riding out one summer s evening accompanied by the dog and a Friend he asserted that any article he left behind would be brought him. By Liis faithful hound. Accordingly a Shil Ling was. Marked and placed under a Stone the two gentlemen Rode on three or four mils. The dog was then sent Back for the shilling. They waited for him some time but As he did not turn up they great anxious. Meanwhile the dog Bent on his errand returned to the Stone but found i a too heavy. To lift. He scraped and worked around it eagerly with his paws when two horsemen Rode up. Observing the dog one dismounted and lifting the Stone peered under it. Discovering a Schilling he put it into his breeches pocket remounted and Rode off to an inn 20 Miles Distant. " the Newfoundland had l is Eye on him and followed him All the Way into the inn. Nay he must Hae crept unobserved into their bedroom and observed where the Man put his trousers on retiring to rest namely on. The Back of a chair. Once the travellers were asleep the dog seized the trousers bounded with them our of the window which was lucidly open and ran All the Way Home Early the a exec morning his master was awakened by a Barking outside his door. Much to his astonishment he found the dog the trousers and the marked shilling. An advertisement was put in the papers the owner of the trove ears discovered and the whole mystery unravelled

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