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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 13, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta SIX THE I. ETH BRIDGE DAILY HER AMI SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 1915 The Master John Fleming Wilson By special arrangement for ihln pn- .1 phoio-iiraiun curi cspondinic ino instahiicius of "The Muster Key. now bo seen nt 1_ Iheuier. by I arraiiBCmoni iii.-ulo with iho I iiivort-ni Kllm Mniiufaoiurinir t-umpAiiy Ii ls_not: onlv possible io "The Master n.cy each week, but MSO to doo movliiff Uic- lui-os lllusn-.iiinp our story j- theater. ELEVENTH INSTALMENT j (Copyrlphl. by John Fleming i.ro.-a'Oeiors. James Gallon ami Harry Wllkei-son. pari- l.erc. a. rk'h nml ilraivs a tciiiporiiry phm OI" ihe looiil.on of the vein ot gohl. Wllksrsni. Irle? to' Mcul ihwse plans. rtitfiFis .ainl they In lHo lie has killed his narlm In siul K- on iir TO ht- ves vcs in :i Hit ere- :il- partner ...........jsiern io1 tliorliT he ;.iul li-_ lacked bv oviilr.iv? ihr.i hi: was kill ii.1. Thi- slieriff. his ti'illoii so to ill.' J.LVHO of ihe lisht. but ila not Pml AVi.kerso.i. The sheriff ihinklnir Gallon lias tricked him, placed him under :irrest. Meuntliin- ilkcrpon 1-iis iccuveretl and rieparied- rlir.i Gallon makes his escape n-ml Inter ar- rives In San Fr .in risco. Here hi :akcs .-hip. The wimun of ihls vessel is a collector ot i.iillrjn s tnina is and he lias visions of ton returning for ihe plans. In ihe r.irtnln'a cabin is a chest where he fcdept his lijllon opens ihis and rr.il-i :i Japanese Idol, wilh one eye. Ho r-inaves the eve and hides the plans In ti-o idol flrc hrcnks out in the slilp. .uisintr a llshl niv.uni; ihe sailors lo get i-ito the Oulloii returns to the ilW's io secure ilit rhe.U anil is led on l.o.ird. The slur sinks. Hui Uaium saves himself. HBvlr.L-- nothing on Tv-hlch to write ha takes a key mid an old nail hoy scratches tlie i.reliable lailiude and longitude of the .oratio it sa l.rr cndeiivorsi ui ilnrt ih? of tho w re I il rn It Lo IB pruncr pmco In I ho liMiiplr. Tlicro wna no ru.spuimo from Lho Inmffc, but when Che Iiullun full iiHlcop on IllfJ I'UK tluil In I lie iiik-ii Ainqrlciin oily dreunioil llnil lll.4 Hppl'lUTtl lO Illlll IHUl KpultC Of death mid di'HlruclUm yt'L to follow, coinniandlni; him lu siui'l lualuiUly tor tho oust. The next dny, whllo Porr WHU 1ns tor n. Hindu aolllnp ruBH, and Wll- korson wn.i shndowliij: him, th.> new pOHst'Bsuv of Ilia lilol U'IIH hiiMlcnlnrT to San l-'rHiiclscc to talto Hloamer for India and Iho islly by tli? river. Tln> Inuiffo wns ctinccalcd with nil roi'cr- 'onna In bundle of nips, and ho moved unulloiisly, bccuuso of the drcum. Strnnro itoatlny Hint centered old Tom ttallon'a plaiiH for his daughter s hiipplncss, Dorr's dreams of lovo, .Iffan DrirnoU's lusl Cor and Hurry Wllhcrson's pa f a Ion for 11 woman without n heart in the potiticsslon oi a, nindo by 11 dreamer lu far off India centu.rl.ca boforo wlinn a, city dlod jmd n. river waned Its 'bed! J To "UNCLE STEPHEN" By Alloo Luclnda Wynn not succeed. il Dorr, ihe superintendent ,11 ih? TCe> luinr. rescues Rulh. Cj-lU-n'-s (iauglHor. from .1 ir-.glo deatli Jiuth" 'ivlille exploring: Ihe itilinels. is liTou-n Into an ore car by die eiplo- M'OII. which sends ;he on its down- v.-ard iliscb: ov.-r the trestle. Dorr. superiiKei'.dm? upcrailor.e Cor F Lt-avelinff Ituckti, sees her predlct- ineiit orders the bucket aivune loose by Us cable anil hanginif QOWTI by his lers. he sn-lncs over ihe girl and pulls her up io him. the car rushing on ana r-niashintr over the ore dump Consia.nl- ]y ihinkfnir of his former i-armer, Wll- kersou. James Oallon is haunted by an jiiinarltlon of the man he had robbed. Ills iroubleil mind alinosi becomes im- l-alanced by his anxiety. Wiikcrpon, irho is alive hfis continually seircln-nl lor Gallon, and writes hi." cousin, a Mrs Darnell in New York, lhac he ht last on the rlshl He at ihe mine and confronts Gallon, who, 'aims from WUkerson is seek- inc polil for ihe of a woman. John Dorr, ins mining in whose ,-hargc Rulh v.-as lefi. is also fljrhtlnp to find iht Fecrei whloli Thomas Gallon apparently wilh him to his grave, j HEX the was hove deck, dripping wilh ocean corroded stared at U! escaped from VTilkerson's filching1 very many of them here, si> ii ought H-5 mind went back down finsrers. j to be an easy maiwr to pick Iiim up." when Thomas When ihe launch put into San Pedro! Aa they walked back to the had drawn a plan br candle Mrs. Darnell did not wait for Wilker- j Ruth zrew more cheerful. "Al any his own son. :lkerson and ilrs. JJarnell Tm sainz to Lo? sho said. missed ii.1" she remarked. hr ihe quarrel. i.eraie pllgh: escape. And now: ivp-5 about lo fee, for th "You'll find me at ihe you "I nev ment. ''Now. all I have to do [a to find _____ Peddler and get it back." Mrs. Darnell filing herself into chair and laughed hysterically. "Von mean to tell Tom Gallon hid hl.H Tjaner to -enow ilia secret of think it worth while." Ith of trie Master Kev. He for- j He looked up from hla business o: j said [haughuully ''lou must with the divers, and made a got some notion. .Ruth. Lou he seemed to her some lime." r 'understood just why thai "You must have I ward, clenching her soft hands on hei "Why flr: Ins shs uarried. "I wonder ihev romo lof.-ad :he chest ?.Ir Tho Curious sailers sec the box down i-nd waited. It was evident, from their E-Uiludea, thaL they expected nothing less inan great-treaaure. why this cosily expedition? .But Wllfeerson Sid not stun immedl- Kccly co open the cheat. Jta very ap- peiirance seemed to bewilder him., and HP -iirt moGdilv a.ml foi- diver John Dorr's launch also made is tcnainly in love wiLh ne _aia mooan.. anci 10- ___ and [he liro enemie5 would John said jjiL-Senily. have mei, Rirent ihst Wilkersoii had j "I Uiink he Ruth a-jacntc-d. "But to no LO hank tn rash a draft. As he she doesn't care anything1 him. slipped a way he saw the other boat I'm sure. All she is after is money." and laughed bitterly. Dorr was wel- Later In ihe evening as they dis- come 10 what ihere n-as in the old I cussed the events oi ihe day, John broushL up the subject oi" "There jusc one Ihinir to John anxiety for the papers again and re- rold rli? Ruth, "and j called the fact toai Tom Oallon pl.ins in a heathen idol, and that overlooked them, and that a rug lias il'iem She leaned for- her soft hands on her _____ '-Do you know all you have mdde me 50 through, Harry? KiJ napping, iheft, and at. the end oi i: all, when n-e neither of us dare breathe for fenr-of the police finally getting us, you teli me that a tramp has sot what "we I'm had expected and feared ..his. He saw his" wild efforts goinrj for no Hi ing. Without her assistance and ber money he was helpless. An.l nrofouiidcr even than his haired of Uorr find hi3 desire for the hinde-! wealth was hia asony at the thoujjM of his failure to win this woman, whom he loved. J-.QVC la a. noun ivhich conveys nn meaning without an adjective, lo the ordinary mortal. There is, in- deed, an CEEcncc Of love, a complete ind all absorhins passion before which man to build for ourselves EL tangible rn -we can see and feel, into whos look and be- fore whose feet we can lay our offer- inpg and our peiiiions. In a far city In India men had died of famine. The earth had turned to Iron under Ihelr plows mid the hc-aveii3 to brass above them. had 1m- plortid a hundred gods for help and made offering at a thousand shrines There Imd been no response. The smoke of ihe burning chain by the side of the shrunken river told the sorry tale of prayer unnnswered. And in Lheir last misery men turned, as men will, to one who dreamed. Reality was death. Drcame held out the promise of life. And this dreamer, as do all who follow a vision, made nJa dream into a god. People listened to his tale of R deity who was merciful to listen and power- ful to save. They fed on ihe dreamer b words and called him a prophet. Yei still iha earth refused foud and Uic river .shrank within its bed. Then thei went to ihe prophet and called on him to save them and to call his god to their aid. Like many prophcia. he MRS. LYON'S ACHES AND PAINS Have All Gone Since Taking Lydia E. Pinkham's Veg- etable Compound. Torre Hill, permit ma to give you my testimonial in favor of Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Corn- pound. When I first began taking it I was snlTering from female troubles for some time and had almost all kinds of in low- er part of back and in sides, and preaa- ing down pains. I ________ __ _ could not sleep and had no appetite. Since I have taken Lydia E. Finkham's Vegetable Com- pound the aches and pains are all gone and I feel like a new woman. I cannot praise ytmr medicine too higiily. AUGUSTUS LYON, Terra Hill, Pa, It is tnio that nature and a woman's work, has produced the grandest remedy for woman's ills Uiat the world has ever known. From the roots and herbs of the field, Lydia E. Pintham. I forty years ago, gave to wonmnkjnd a re'medy for their peculiar illi which j has proved more efficacious than any other combination of drugs ever com- pounded, and today Lydia E. Pinkham'a Vegetable Compound is recognised from coast to coast aa itudud remedy for woman's ilia. Tn the Finkham Laboratory at Lynn, Mass., Bra files containing hundreds of thousands of letters from women seek- ing of them openly statar over their own signatures thnt they have regained their health by taking Lydia E, Knkham'B Vegetable.Compound; and in iome cases that it tas saved Uwm from anrgicAl hich even ihe gods bow and against which 1l1 ihe world is powerless. Too often found himself forced to maLorlalUe his the lock. Mrs. Darnell larked at his siinuldei scattered on the deck. 1 "So far as I could make out." you fool! Here ia the nn- ..isn't anyrhlus in the He fooV; ths artjcle she handed him anil nodded. "Sure he as- sented. "We have .Che key. Funny. I had forgot thaL'' .With some difficulty he managed, ro clear the lock and Insert the key. It turned with diliicu'.ty. A momtnt moWy cheat, later he had pried the from It.- sBUlns of rusi and sMine, and they i GOV were al! sLarinj at ilic sodden con- !Ihe old ehest worth the trouble of At any rale Mr. Wllkerson and the lady seemed disappointed snd put out." "Didn ided they take de- peering curiously at the lents. There tlic sound exceptj swiftly revolv" prcipellsr And breathing of 'the Wilkerson Ewur.5" round angrily and ordered ever> body forward- Then he befui liis slow seirrh. Old jac'aeLs. almost. Not 2. thing, so far aa I could dis- was Lhe reply. "In fact I heard two irf them kind of quarreling, lady went of: by herself." Ths three of them stared down at the mementoes of the long-past trsi- gedy and then tilt capiain ejaculated: there Is one ihinff misiing." is demanded John. s. iSo OKisis when IL evokes reyerenca I.T uelieve 1 proo" thai he isn't jure." "He is lii'.s of moncj'." she sighed. "Ilow much InnijQr can keep this up, John? Surely are broke j was mistaken, i and we can't pay it backl" he slid, reassuringly. "I can make, the minn pay jusr as it! .nda. IJut I promised your i "An old idoL ot (hnm Eut I'm BUTE neither ty, j 1L the acUac of water, pulpy paper, van- j oecame of it; Jonn cnn- oiis nada and mmo lo his hand, i tinuad, trying to ronceal his anxiet The he uarefully laid aside he- i "Maybe one of Ine men picked iL up Inff what he looking for tor a the skipper said aplcgeti- 'Tm the plans cone." Jean 1 calls'. "Everybody aeemetl to ihink die frhispered. must ilnd he ind went on ;vJlh his task. Ilaifiray ijpva he came uiion a- aro- neurc. dripping wlih weedy I'd see that yn-j soi all your riphis, and he certainly meant for you lo have the iveaith hidden somewhere In' the Master Key mine." 'And we've lost the deeds and the Key. and we haven't found the she sighed. "I'll 'find that Hindu and his precious idol If I have ID go io ho said promptly. "One won't have Harry "VVIlkerEon spoiling our schemes. He'll give up now.'" But Wllkerson had not giv.en up.' On his return from the bank he had from the launch' captain of Dorr's interest in the idol, and he had promptly followed :iiis clue, ivlili ihe I result thai lie knew JLS much about Ua Better aalt aome of the crew." j whereabouts aa John and Ruth did. so j A few laier Dorr had j far as getting into the hands of an learned that one of (he sailors had In- East Indian peddler was concerned the mo.-i cynical. "Wllkcrson's lo Jean Darnell ivns the very essence UL being. T.i hsrt made a oravo of a coward. It h.iii wejded a dozen gtrando of viciousnc-as. wciaksiess, wicUedne.-is and treacherousncsa into a strong char- only in its reloiinn Ihe woman. The past few weeks, Ihelr T.-ildness, risk, crime and cnn- hud made Ihe Hari-y who was a weakling ami sptirt nf c.ircumstnncs into a person- ality v.-ho must be dealt wilh. Jean Darnell realized gomeLhlng of thi3 ivlien he next sjioke. "All this has been disappointing" }ii said quietly, his eyes burning steadily on liers, "but ihe more menta 1 have lo overcome, the mo.e worth while, it makes you." ,in old lime she common folk m ucnui. for he hatj Lhat unless they belJcveci ..._ salvation. "How can ive believe In a gnd I we Cfinnot they cried. "I believe, though I do not sec nrir fco.l.': hP told them. But Lhey'were not I satisfied and menaced wilh dealh i So ho look metals and fire and math !nn imnxr of his god and made a shrine ior ;t and sei Mie Image in the Ehrinc, Inhere all miirhl see and wnrshlp. i And the people prayed lo this new ;rou and laid offering.1! al his feel and looked inlo his eyes ami called upon him io save Lin; 'old thins was worthless and you know irled sxlinr grab at Just thai kind at a (Lid scornfully, fon't with an effort. -j am soins to get thaL he went on. "I know just two thingti: there millions in gold hidden in the Master Key mine and the plans irs concealed in that image." "Wlien will you have she :-ried, trying io fiffht against the ivil power. he returned. Even If Dorr and He nodderl gravely. She read the message In hla eyes and shuddered. -.Him, as his prophet had I said he was uhlR. Thus, with Lhe folk believing on the sod Of his vision, the prophet prayed also Lo tlic spirit of the delLy, and Ihe rains came from the hlUs tnc river rose, and ihe earth (jreiv srecn. u'hen thny had been paved and Lliclr belliea were full the people went away and left the prophet alone with hla god and hik deserted shrine. Yet always in (ime of trouble and stress they remembered the god who had saved lliem and returned to his DOZfr. It stiffly Blared uu at him as he held It. "An Ituirhsd Darnell. Some sailor's curio: Well. 50 on! AD'hour aClerwarfls Harry Wilker- ion' rcso' tr- his fee; iind lilcked the icaltG-ryl of the chest Into Ihe scuppers. The Itiol rolled away camp To a slop Jprlshl against the bulwarks, where it presented glazed, mj'sidrious eyea. "Xo plans I" muttlred WJlkerson rlth a curse. "Only an laughed Jfsn in wild Then her lianrJsome face :eed taken the image and gano Uptown Whfither-Dnrr had recovered the imase with it, to sell iL from him, he did not know. Jolm ihnnkeil Lhe ca'piain and -when Th.it nlghi he sought out Jean Dar- he and R.uih were out of earshot he I She received him in a manner said. "That idol Is v.-hat we are after, that told him distinctly that sbo wan !ln. a towering rage, Uioush sh'e was "Bui v.-he.re can we lind shft i outwardly calm, mourned. Wllkc-raon paid no attention, appar- "We must trace the pallor. Ten lo I ently, to her blaxing- eyes, nor lo her one he'li to sell il to a secondhand restrained, "Well, once more your man. Our best plan to look Into th think, he an have failed." pawn shops, 1 think, he an- i ''Not he said boldly. "I ail- swersd. j mit we nearly parsed up what wo were The first places they visited gave up j looking for. Do you remember l.uU no information of valuo; the third i Idol thai was in ihe nbroker looked at Dorr curiously Jean slopped her nervous pacing of hen lie asked whether a man had j the floor and fixed her great tawny more _ _.__..., .-ullcnly. "A Hindu ...n the response. "Bui f am dlirr bouphl !t." ,-v a_'i out. for R Hindu ".And Uorr boTiRiii !i from Itrr I rfon't Imagine tiicre are "Nol lie said, risking thp state-' Wllkerson lauKhed. He liad won. He had conquered not only the woman In that moment hut hlmuelf- He was ready do murder, deliberately, with- out a qualm. Here had been born In him another physical blood luat. lie left immediately, without un- covering his plans. He knew lhat the final victory would not be won until ho could fill Jean Darnell's soft and avaricious palms with glittering Fold, heaps of Bold, gold thai ran over, that spilled In luxuriant streams over her clutching filiKers, (fold than under her feet, that mounted like an envelop- ing flood about her till her flesh was bathed in it. Thai night he v.accil the floor of hla room, dreaming of gold and of blood. So the nexL mornins when John Dorr fared forth on quest for tho rup peddler Harry Wllkerson waa Jiol far behind him, watching hla every move studying him, trying to read what was in his mind. And all j with the great question before him: John Dorr Uic While these two were Feeking for the st.ra.Mije Image of an unknown goo thtro'wafi a third who had found in It the goal of his life's loll. God conceals himself from us in Hme of and iiRony. when he 111 Illlll: UL has cJofcrl brazen heavens anil worship, so in season oilier propheis of him arose ar.d erected a temple nnd laughi the people to ofrerinea at all titnca. Thua the imagft brcause tlio Image of the tute- lary flelly of the city nnd Its river, wilh oilier' lo do him homage and obr.y his Centiiries passed, and Ihe ffod still maintained his place: hi.-i prosjiered, his ttmiJie FRECKLES February and March Bring Out Un- sightly Spots. How to Remove Easily. Tne woman with tender skin fU-oads February and March because tlioy arc likely ro cover her face with ugly frecklos. No matter how thick her veil, the sun and. winds have a, strong tendency to make her freckle. Fortunately for her peace of mind Lhe recent discovcnr oC a D.BW pre- scription, o th Til strength, makes it possible for even those moat susceptible to freckles to Keep their skin clear and white. No matter how stiibborn a case of freckles you Imvc, the double strength'othlne should re- move them. Get an ounce from your and banish the freckles. Money back it Free To ,ASTHMA SUFFERERS A New Home Cure That Anyone Can Use Without Discomfort or Losa of Time. We havo a New Method thai cures Asthma, and we want yrni to try It at our expense. No matter whether your case is of long-standing or recent development, whether it is present as occasional or chronic Asthma, you should send for a free trial of our method. No mailer iu what cllmalc you live, no matter what your age or occupation, if you are Iroubleil with asthma, our melhorl should relieve you promptly. especially want to send il lo llioae apparently hopeless cases, where all forms of inhalers, douches, opium preparations, fumes, ''paleul elc., have failed. We empty. _________ 7 _____ ________ was never tQ sncw everyone at our own expense, afthat this new method IB designed to enn.onam, end all difficult breathing all aivay the niche of the god was ing, and all those Lerrlblc paroxysms vacant. hafl gone o hl, chosnn -at once and' for all' time. a ffald This Irce ofl'or 13 too Important to welcct a single day. Write now and tJ'ro'uSho' begin tl.e method, at once. Send o world lo seek and rower the Imnre. no money. Simply mall coupon he- "llow shall wo find they ]0w. Do It Today. asko.l. "By path of death and dejitruc- Was the answer. So they sc.t out and found the sailor who had stolen It dead In a lane, with a knife between his shoulders. And hi" murderer they discovered In a I Chinese seaport rapln? horridly at the j sky with Q rope twisted tlphtly aoiiUl his neck. So Imaire from hand to hand, always brlnelnK with It I death, until some hid 11 in hlfl chest, and -when he had been washed ovpn-.irle In ri storm and his effects iv-ere rtSstribuiod. a captain boucht the _ Idol for a curio. It was In his chut Ihat Thomas Oallon had fo.und It when s'ftflkinf.- a nafft place, to hldfi hlfl pre- cious papers In time of mutiny and FREE ASTHMA COUPON FRONTIER ASTHMA CO., Room 809J, Niagara and Hudson Sts., Duftalo, N. Y. Send tree trial ot your method to fire. No Hi last. II hftd Mien Into tho- of iuir, Ih" and hn cr e ilicli Ihe tmjitv It nil to his litl.le Irnonirnl and ;j hu-1 prayed to II'arid svFo'i'c'lhat ho would HOME HVVEKT HOME IN SIX REELS When I flrnl BUW "Uncle Bloplion' lie waa BO fray, bent anil toothlcsa that 1 could nlinoBt believe him when lie lold me that ho was In before the hlllB JliBl lu sight beyond tho fields. The smull boys oi lit'lghborhood Iciolted upon Illlll wlUl A Iclii'J of suiM-THl'llons and as they bullied In IJio cool utreum or silled jiebbles 'at Ihe [rollcsomc Illtle perch thai could bo seon In Us clear water they lold each olhcr In low tones Uiat "Uncle long, loot years be- fore, had "dug out Sandy creek Itiluil up the hills cu the other nlue." most of the old negroes. "Uncle Steiihon" did not know IIRC, but always reckoned time from 'some event that greatly Impreaaei his simple. iUpoi-Btitlouii mind. askeil Ihe mmiber of hhl ycarR htf would say: ''I dunno 'zactly, but I was VI ue same year dat de stare fell." lie was a comical on Suu- days nnd when dressed la hls.-hesi clothes, lie wore an old, brown, batlerod beaver hat, and, on warm days, a linen coat Uml had been whllo. my mischlevoua younK hrothcr remarked upon superannuated appearance of this coat, he said, half playfully: 'Go 'way. clille. rlis cont was in circulation befo' you was lio'n." He prided on his line mu- uers, and whenever'a lady addressed him, look off his hat, and, bowing solemnly and profoundly, held It ia his hisnil until she had passed on. lie was In a constant stale of thank- tulness, and would say: "I thank you. for a scoldlns ns well aa for a. favor. Passing through the yard one day I saw him silting motionless with hist head beat, on his He had been Rawing wood, but, having becoma weary, was resting upon a largo hickory log. A crepe myrtle cast Its: shadow oyar the Bray figure, and) showed its pink petals alowly down until they rested upon the brloi ol Ills old brown hat. He had enter- tained us often with slorlea of his life "befo' de and I wondered If he were living over. In dreams, years when ho was younc and strong, he was spoken of as the "besb hand on the ihe moonlit eve- nings, when he sat In the door of hJs little cabin "la the slnclng the favorite plantation songs to Uia accompaniment of his banjo, wnllo his wife sat near-by rocklni a UUle one to sleep, ttesplng time to tho father's music; those days when his voice swelled strongest and swestesG In the church gatherings, the bap- tilings and the camp meetings. Now Ihe limbs were stiff and. liao- tiye, the voice weak and treble, and the wife of his youth had for many years lu the hill-slope. I. went up to him and aald, softly: "Are you well to-day, TJocle Stephen He looked up, smiled, shook hlal head and said: "No, I's got de misery In dU back: agin, and I was settle.' rMtln' and wonderin' II de Lord -would for- give a poor old nigger me U da list" In surBrfso I said: "Wny, TJncIa Stephen, are you not a ChristlBnT" He replied: "No, mlu: I'ae backslider. I used lo be a bun I done leL ray 'llglon drap. De church went too deep In my poeket. .'I woulil a bin willin' to gib 15 centa a month, but dey wanted-me lib dollar. No, Uncle Stephen was- Itself lo. Lhe family he Though too old to work' In the field, he was Invaluable in Ihe yard 'garden. He knew how to raise very flnest of sweet potatoes and watermelons. Proud was he when they were praised as the largest and best in the country. Honest, truthful, trustworthy, we nerer felt uneasiness about the home If left In Uncle Slcphen's care. One sum- mer all the family were away (or two weeks The nights were apenC In sleepless vigils by Uncle Stephen for fear some midnight marauder might visit the fowlhousa or barn. I had been attending school and when 1 went home last summer ;for the vacation I missed tho old, bent figure, and cheery salutation. One day the winter before he failed to at the usual time but as he went away to spend several wilh his married daughter, Ihe famllr did not wonder al Ills, absence. After three days uad passed, however and he had sent no word, some one went lo seek him in his little house, he lived all" They weie grieved and oonfldence- slrlcken lo nnd lhat Ihe poor old man had lain sick for three daya wilh no medicine or. food. He waf made as comfortable as possible, physician was at once sent for and all lhat kind friends could do done, but Iheir care was of no avail. He died nfler a few days of unf- 'ering. His last words wero ei- prcsslojs of thinks lo Ihe "good whlto folks" -nhom lie had loved and served so _ In death he seems to keep witch still over (he home.where the? dwell.1 His grave lies nearby oil the greeii hlllelde, under a Unfit of jessamine vines, where the magnolia trees drop their rose-colored cones and the Ing elrdt sine lo each other all tbi day. Horace S. Burroughs, son of n De- troit millionaire, committed suicide there, lie wan a done I'iend. ;