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Bloomfield New Bloomfield Pa Times (Newspaper) - February 12, 1878, Bloomfield, PennsylvaniaThe times. A Independent family newspaper i Ron Aaan Tabuh a of. Mortimer amp co. 9 v h h c r to prior i a ice. It armm tub cock to. On 3 six Wentlo. 75 out or Rny Cousett. 4>nn i it or put Imp to included. Ii 50 six Mobil in. Postal included. 4 invariably la Advance i or adv Rte Lar rate firn used upon Applt-nation.$e1e�t Voe try. Light on the Cloud. There a never an always Cland let Eky. There a never a Vale to fair but Over it sometimes shadows lie in a chill and a Otto tel to air. Bat never a Cloud o or Hong the Day and Flung it Shadow Down but on it gleamed Monte tay forming a a nne hone Crown. It in dark on Only the downward ride Thanh rage the tempest Load and realtors it terror far and wide. There a Light upon the Cloud. And often when it to allele Low shotting the Landon pc out and Only the Chilly East wind blow from the foggy a East of doubt. There la come a time near the setting inn when the Joy of life a eem few a a rift will break in the evening Dun and the Golden Light a Tream through. And the a nil a Gln Loni Bridge will make out of the Golden in re. And All tip pro Relear treasure take where a hone the eternal a tar. Or. Carrathers , Kent Lvi a emr. Carruther a a a will you marry Mevy a to or. Carruthers in in Tilla is so no sudden that that a a a answer me Yea or no a a a no then a came the reply with some pique. A a All right Don t and the rejected a Nitor Iii spite of his Hope being blasted ills heart a desert etc., did no to say a won Al out it. He did a More sensible thing he lit a Elgar. She at with East Down Eye and pressed lips awaiting Hla protestation. She expected to hear him vow eternal love swear to have her or die and he guilty of a Hundred other Ahmid things. She had determined to do the gentle but la run to prom lae him a sisterly love hut to deny him any closer tie. She waited in thin state several minutes. The protestations did t come however. At lat she look cd up. Instead of writhing upon the ground with Pale distorted features lie but Nali tily a melting. A she Gneil lie began to whistle not the soft Low barn of some sentimental ditty but a Noly rollicking in Latrel Hull Melody. She was disgusted. She was 41 what sort of a creature la Hevy Alie asked herself. To was incomprehensible. Neither she nor anybody else knew enough about him to gossip even. True some of the married ladle remembered him ii having been their Beau fifteen year before. Then newly graduated from College Rich Aud handsome he had been quite a society suddenly he disappeared no one knew whither. There had been sonic Rumor of a love affair but nothing hearing nothing of him. As the years wont by. Be drifted entirely out of the memories of the fair Maidens who Lead sighed Over hint. A few months ago he had reap my red us nurse protector Ami travelling companion of poor Fml Langley. Poor Fred Hud been Consul in some Afri Euti port where weakened and debilitated by the fevers of that country grief and hard work he had fallen u Vic Tajn to the Scourge which had swept away All the rest of Hla family consumption. He had Mode up Hla mind to lie beneath the afro up Soli when he met Frank oar Uthera. He did not recognize la the weather beaten reticent mall i Jovial merry Friend of bygone years but Frank knew him saw the traces of be deadly disease in Fla it Hefti face heard the hacking enough and determined to make himself known und to stand by and do i Best to help ills old Friend in his last trouble. He did so. Through Long months of illness he nursed him and when at last he expressed a Lati to lie buried amongst be new Hampshire Hills where six Mouth before his de it Arturo he Imd Laid a pretty Golden haired Llytle creature and a tiny baby whom he called wife and child Frank readily assented. They came Home. Fred did not live Long after their arrival. A soon a Frank and seen the last Riley it Crft red he came Lack to new York and settled Down to moping. In this laudable Yeeu Pat Loii he passed the Spring months. As soon As summer set in lie landed Oil to a pretty new England watering place known to him in ills it Hood. Lie hoped to find it As retired and deserted As la used to let a. It want however. During his absence civilization had taken Gigantic stride. In ii course it Hud embraced the modest Little la Shang Hii Iii let of Compton Shoals Bea tilled it with handsome Villa and during to summer season >opu1iitod it with a Giddy crowd of fashion Noble Frank was surprised but too Lazy to i amt a Retreat. He repented ills laziness a Short time afterwards. A w Hole party of ids old Friend with a lot of strangers came to Compton Kli Ouli and settled for the summer. There was Noel a in so lie faced the music. He possessed All the ease of a travelled gentleman to handsome Rich and talented but reticent. Nor was he at nil awkward about it. He had a Way of making it seem the must natural thing in the world that he should remain silent. The Young it Hoople of the party although admitting ills h>1ltenes, Good looks etc., kept away from him. Quot he was so glum the Fellows said. A who uninteresting a the mid Rte Kulink was Happy. He could smoke tils Puljic or rather Elgar. In tei Iee. There was one exception to the general Rule of fal roue. It was Cathie Kent. Unlike most women she enjoyed keeping her Tongue still. There seemed to let a time sort of an Al Lusty lie tween car Ruthers and herself. They were introduced and after that were much to. Gether. Tho result recorded above was a in Freetly natural one. The sat thinking for a Long Lime trying to fathom the mystery that lung Al out this singular individual. The failed. The Quot singular individual a meanwhile sat smoking and whistling with imperturbable and musical calmness. It irritated her. At last lie broke the silence. A a in Retty he said pointing to a Imu Liwally outlined vessel that was sailing by a a in ratty Craft. Neat looking Shl a Are handsomer than horses or women. They re like women though. Fair weather is Nice enough they Glide along smoothly Stormy weather comes they pitch and Roll break to pieces and leave you to take care of yourself. The fair sex does the a a nonsense a she replied stoutly,11 it Isnit so. You men Are rather fair weather heroes. When adversity Romes you seek us women for Consolation Odd we give it to you. We Are fools for our a a know it. You la never be a fool though. Wont have a ism a Chance again us you threw away this a pah in a a no you wont Mark my a Don t want come to Taluk you Tuny o in a hut u wont be Legal. Compulsory marriage. Fellow cornered by a Maiden a Hundred Pounder pointed at his lend. Marry me or die the he yields. Pater families Kent gets rid of an daughter. Rejoicing accordingly. Pity the persecuted a her a a Madam a a a you arc insufferably impudent a Good morning in a a done to hurry. Y us May stay. Done to Wunt to Send you away. Fee Good Humoured to Day i can tolerate i la permit you to a a thank you far your excessive kindness i appreciate it it tries me sorely be obliged to tear myself away from such refined and polite but alas i must in and with a mock air of deep distress she turned and Wal cd away. It was n Long time Lief re Carruther billowed her. He Lay with i face downwards and hidden in ids Nous. Thinking. In spite of his nonchalance and apparent incl Terence this rejection had afle Tisl him far More ban Cathie imagined. At inst he arose mid went to the hotel having determined to treat her As in fore but never to lie betrayed into a renewal of ills Offar. Noone would Ever have dreamed that lie cored for her in the least. The did no to believe it herself. They met the same As tie fore would take their Long silent walks us it ii the Sand having their Cus Tonry Exchange of cutting remark tid Alx iut one Hulf the time she would leave him to his own resource while she went to the House in n High dudgeon vowing never to speak to hint again. Next Day. However he would join her. And if she acted Petti a or dignified take no notice of her until she became Al Luble and then he would set himself elaborately to work to Send her Hying off at a Tangent Ngann. This could t continue always. The finally Lico Aino so irritated that she would la dignified for two or three Days together. Then lie would t come near her. In this Way a coldness sprang up lie tween the two. Somehow or other she got into the habit or a King a boat rowing out quite a distance from the Shore and then idly Drifting ubut becoming deeply pm Mersol in the it age of some hip Lar novel. One Day just As she was preparing to embark Oil her usual excursion a band we i Laid a Mui her Arm. Turning around she saw a rank. 11 excuse me miss Cathie a he said a but la Isnit Safe for you to go out to Day. Hey looks Slinky. You might gel a a Why the sky has scarcely a Cloud in Hee the Little one ally there near the horizon. Chock full of danger Ltd. And by growing larger nil will burst and then the Devi the Deuce i Means will be to a a nonsense sir. Its All your in a no nervous idiot. Your interference is Folb Lous. I a in perfectly capable of taking care of a Are you ? Clond to hear you say doubt it �?~8lr, you Quot a a Good morning a and lifting his lint lie was off u fore she had time to it Ulsh her sentence. A the insulted nude Puppy a she muttered As she got into the Isiah a a i d like to Box ills ears. Hell be tilling me next what i ought to Wear. He letter not attempt it a and she emphasized this Challenge by sitting Down so abruptly Aud unevenly that the Ixia almost lipped Over. Cathie Hud u temper of her own you see. Setting vigorously to work she soon pulled out quite a distance from Shore lieu drawing in her oars she took up her Iszik and Simmen ced to read. Home Insik Are unpleasant others Are thrilling. More Are Dull but the Book Cathie was perusing belonged to none in this category. It was humorous witty Frei dying Awe inspiring. It contained erudite research intense dramatic situations a gracefully modelled style in fact All the merits that can be found la a work of action. The ungrateful Public did t appreciate it despite All us mommies. It Only ran through one edition. Cuble was very much interested a interested 1 for tho sky darkened the Cloud increased the Waves Rose the boat rocked and yet she read on. Unconscious of impending danger. At last their came a peal of Thunder. A Flash of lightning Aud a fall of Ratu. Then the spell of her Eno Hanu Niento was broken. Dropping the Book she gazed Alx iut her in a bewildered Way. Till inactivity lasted but for a moment. The seized the oars and Liegau her desperate struggle for life. The pulled with almost super human Energy. The Little Hunt flew Over the foam Ore Ted Waves Daalling the Spray with la prow Aud around her. When Uear the line of roaring Breakers that dashed upon the Beach and which she trusted la Providence to weather a huge surge came rolling shoreward. It caught the Liny Craft to its grasp will cd u wildly around for a few moments and then turned it Uit Lom upwards. Cathie did not remain in the i cwt a second after the catastrophe. The probably thought it unsafe. At any rate whatever her reasons were she made n hurried and exceedingly a Ladylike exit. Her Bend went first mid her feet followed after in a direct ii Iii ill Utar. The was leu a Hie at the time or she probably would not have consigned herself to the arms of eager Neptune in such an inde Sorou and non committal manner. When she nine to consciousness her first impression was that still reclining a pm the i som of the mythical girl of the sen she occupied the Palace of some deep sen Nabob. The Only thing wanting to Render this idea obvious was the in Lone. The was confident that somebody s Nrma encircled her mid that her head reclined upon somebody bosom Short Lxi som. Yes she fait it was Ashurt Igisom bul maybe the gods wore shirts. Why lint y it was possible that some one of the deities More enterprising than he rest and gone into the business and Neptune was one of his customers. The determined to see the face of her companion. It took her some time to get up enough courage to do so. Finally with one Quick glance she accomplished the deed. Could she believe her senses hardly so she looked again. A to Whyl a fall was there my countrymen 1�?� All her Bright fancies crumbled into dust for Iti scud of the Nwe lii Spring countenance of the amphibious Sovereign she saw the grinning visage of that horrid fellow Frank Carruthers the Felt fairly heartsick. Twice this Nutter of fact mortal had destroyed her Romance. Ills first Misdemeanour and been on the Day that he proposed to her in not raving and tearing about at her refusal of his love tho second to Day. In not being a god. The was angry und her face showed it so plainly that he saw it. Quot Don t seem pleased to see me a lie said. Ought to he. If i had t come along 111 Lime you d been final for the fishes. Idec that a a a no sir nor do i enjoy your disgusting familiarity. You will release a not if 1 know it. Too much trouble in bringing you Here. If i let go you la fall Back into the in Eon. This ledge we arc sitting on i too narrow for two person. You must stay where you Are you can t help the saw the truth of ids remark and submitted to circumstance in n very ung Matlou manner. Frank naw her dislike to tire situation but said nothing to smiled maliciously after they had sat in Allence for Tearly an hour Cathie broke the exit ads that held their Tongue. A a How did you come to Rescue me a she asked. Quot what brought you out 111 such a storm As tills a a lowing for fan. Thu storm caught me. Knew this place so 1 made for it. Haw you tossed Alx iut la your took you for a pretty Village girl in a in love with. Pulled for you. Found out my mistake after i reached Bee Itig i Imd gone so fur thought i might of Well finish it. Caught you of you came up on a wave and dragged you into the bout. Then 1 struck for this place reached Here ill after considerable gymnastics got you safely landed. That s the Plain Unur Nashed to you took me for a Gawky country girl ? i would have thanked you for your unintentional kindness but i can to forgive a a done to. You might feel complimented at the mistake. The a a a indeed in a just so a a a How Long shall we have to remain Here a a a probably until a a o dear i am tired cold and Bun Gry i Quot Quot put your arms around my a a a put your arms around my a a 1 a a then fall into the Jueau. In a going to take mine away from your Cathie did of she was bid. He Drew from his coat pocket a package which on being of cud disclosed a lot of Sand a idles. Quot eat Mem in Quot no a a eat Mem a Quot All right to link you. They were for the country girl 1 a a yes meant to Elope. Could set up housekeeping with a a that s Cathie in Gan local and Carruthers to whistle. They did not fall to talking again after she had fun shed. Presently it grew Darker. Night came on rapidly. There was Nota Star visible everything scorned shrouded i a pitchy blackness. The storm had been gradually decreasing and now although the seas were still very High a Ixia could weather them. Frank gave up All Hope of do. Ii Eranee until morning. He told Cathie of. The Oxire la quite heroically considering her repugnance o being held ill the arms of any Gallant except a sen Glt Al or something of that kind. A a to to sleep a Frank said. Quot of mercy no indeed i if i could. Don t mention such a he kept quiet. Yet in spite or her vigorous disclaimer by 10 o clock she was list asleep and did not awake until moult in. The to rather ashamed of he wits lived sleepy and hungry although he did t say anything Alx iut it. They did t look extraordinarily handsome As they sat there she Fronzy and untidy he White and worn. A a have 1 been sleep i wonder a she said blushing. A a i did t mean to a a Olnee 111 o clock. How awfully you do snore. If i had heard you without knowing who it was 1 should have thought it a some elderly male or female olt Tserly inclined a indeed o dear a a a what for a you called me dear a a i did Noil a a Yuu did. I return the a hark what s that Quot a a oar by Jove somebody is out after us. They re around the Corner of the Quot they won t go olt and leave us will they a a a not if 1 can make noise enough for them to a a i risk a thanks Quot a a a a i lout ahoy a shouted Frank. A a where away a answered a voice. A Here a a a a where s Here Quot a a come and and Are you on Comfort hedge a a a done to know. May lie that s the name. A he if it a a ill la it there in a Frank looked at Cathie triumphantly. The was Idu slug like a Peony a what s the matter lie a a just see How he wll find us a a a in Shuw. It won t amount to anything. Hell Only Tell the servants they their masters Ulm mistresses masters and mistresses each other. Report will say we arc engaged. When i leave it will suy you have been jilted. That a a a in t that enough a a a a not Hulf As bad As it would be a for myself i Means if it were he Aldu t have a Chance to reply for just then the boat came up. The fellow in it looked us though he appreciated their . They a tui landed. Cathie immediately went to her room. The did not come out of k for two Days. During that time Souie of her views with regard to Persou and things altered. The most thorough change of All was the revulsion of her sentiments toward Frank. The found out that she loved him. When she again went Down stairs she determined o win him Back to his former allegiance but she wus disappointed. The Bird had flown whether to North or Hutli East or West a Lee could not Tell. He had Only left a note bidding her Good by. It quite overwhelmed her. After u Good Long cry she packed up her things and writing to her father a merchant in new York telling him she wus coming started. It was fortunate that she did so. Hod she stayed la compus Shoals brooding Over her misfortune it might have soured her temper weakened her physically and spoiled All her Ehu does of Success la Cathie reached Home she found
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