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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 3, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Dally Herald, EING a Story of a Marriage Intended To Only a Mere Business Partnership and What Grew Oat of It folds of my the glow tion and I promised myself that man nor devil'should intervene. We sat in the library long after Dildnlght, and when John Truston left me our wed- I won my A THIS is a tru- jtory. It entitled. Fell in Love with Eer for ,c'that i's precisely did: Tho man tJ'.e case, who, of course, cannot be Jiaihe'd is a national figure. 'He-is'talented; and is.-still advancing, in 'his; chosen. Tocation. The'wife who tells the story for these columns has .written her romance in such style that all her "friends and. those of her hus- _._________ and somecman of thirty-two, 'with fine intellect .and a s will be amazed by tlie true story she Joyed ..the importance that my father had fairs.-' relegated tol me. I really Yelt an immense pride in the great fortune that my father's ability, and keen to continue his work. not been thoroughly engrossed with" affairs and had wakened to Truston's was a baud another so fitted as he w handle my af- the reer. It was all very businesslike, with no underlying sentiment to hint at any future dissatlsf action -In the I wK fanhioned of soch prosaic might out some romantic glutton ojt the situatfwx. was; I-plodded along; probing In jny Vjow going fashion; to, find, I was t not attractive to man I had married. Finally, like- an Inspiration, came to me. In all my dealings with him I had sunied a masculine .attitude, and forthwith-.! made" up my mind that I would no longer be cowlike creature I had been, foreverchewing -the of .wisdom over timber lacds.-and the political Lightness, of and; in feminine frivols had been left out of I was -what call "heary now tells. fCopyrifht. 1010. by ihr Herald Co. "All rlrfits reserved.) E T is a loua: story ariu'ln some respects a curious father before his-death. I was in.the world, with ever accumulating properties.. 'I neade'd-a protector as well as a business manager. The sensible thing to do vras obvious; must, marry -'some, one, and feeling no need of looting further'I decided, upon John Truston. -Father proved him, to be-honest and be-had my affairs at his fifS In the section boiise where I .was bom there was ..a deartb'-of; th'e.-fluer sensibilities, .and my upr brin'girig the pine knot methods'of 'my "sent for John Truston and asked him to a. life partnership with me. -I shall never his panic striclieu, ;apologetic BuLlet.nie .describe for-you this, strange, reTersal of code', of courtship. My .home. shows no crudi- ties in :tlie quiet 'elegance of its appointments. This ,_ mo.her died at my birth. time my Jrue .of-the library, where I always fatner was of He "had unbeiit-once, and expressed ia timber lands, and died, later, admiration for the room, while -Tils, eyes roamed 'long-' he was the vrell 'filled book "shelves.' I" directed HeanwhiK Jie Jiad. established the" family home in to' J wou-e In thougb.-I'.was-.too.. hopelessly with commoh Corslcaua. Texas, and as his fortune increased the 1" i ifel ri'n rri'oVi'ifii a alLmy. money if An AttOftfcfced'Gftap Was-TrnstonV striving for effect it was with I looked Without a tremor and with no feeling of Eesitancy Haid-tbesmatter before Him. At-the time it" seemed Jdeyer, could I do such a thing.again! monotony '.my. tingles-witi the 'blush of "VMr. I. a .partner, a-- man -who? direct -iny public "arid 'inter- ests'-in a way my father wouHripprov-e -of. As you 'know, is to. unwieldy proppr- tionsy'and I 'in taking- thiS partner from ;-possibIe so I decked, to marry '-TVIli you be that K'-: An astonished gasp was Tru.ston'ls -eply. He was fairly speechless. With smiling- composure I stemmed the tide of his first words.- he rec'ov- ered himself, with manly directness'he pointed out to -me'that. I was indulging "hi -fantastic whim for which I would suffer keen -regret 'Inwardly he doubtless thought me but his every word breathed chivalrous from that'mo- ment I entertained for him warmth of feeling I had riot experienced be'fdre. 'The Woman. Wooes. I listened to his arguments. I always let people hare He .grew eloquent over tlie many rea- sons why we should not marry, evea telling me of the love affair_that had wrecked'his life and his couse- of it to ambition. He could not find agreement V e were married without ostentation. There-was no honeymoon; my contract called for not a husband. The .semi-detachment of our lives did- not prove unpleasant. We met at meals and John was always companionable- He threw himself into the ment of my affairs with untiring zeal, always consult- ing me with, the utmost deference. In his rare mo- ments of leisure hd would slip into the music, room where I spent much of my. time and "sit silently while I strayed" among the well loved masters. This was our nearest approach to sociability. Truly, we Jived to- the letter of our bargain. for a time all went well, until, womanlike, I became discontented with my own bargain. My -vaunted common sense took wings and11 awoke to the realiza- tion .that I was "madly in, 1'ove with a man on whom I had thrust myself, and" one who bad never enter- remedy this defect and at least hare a try-for desh-e to throw-aside my sober sided habits; to of. life, -and to v be .''rejuvenated frilly woman like: some ;Ij had jaoted as j befog-particularly; attractive to; I had-a argucaeatl, over the ways and iaeans; to that it meant an entire upheaTa.l..of .iny perjsoa- ality and .a sacrifice of some, of niy .cherished tastes; but to: develop attributes hitherto scorned help my cause; and with I to make myself-over. "Loosening John was running-'fo.r-the Legls opportunity, to go to New-York. schoolmate whom I had always frowned on as rebelled and chafed with bitter mortification: out- wardly I continued in the serenity of my ways. "When John Came In I Found Myself Tdiicg JTirn J Was Crying Bscausc No Onein the LITTLE SCIENCE STORIES FOR LAYMEN ZONS. which is an ailotropic form of osvc-en. has Many of them in native homes _, 1 am not fact abhor the small talk of I am placid, rather than enthu'si-' my father inculcated .in me his own practical view of life and a line appre- ciation of the power .Soon after my.jreturn, to Corsjeana from Europe; ray nioiirning: afforded an escuse to -escape the tiresome social affairs of a small towu. In consequence I. knew nothing of the younger set or merrymakings. Aside-from a daily .ride or drive I secluded myself at home, trying to grasp the details the vast business willed to me. My only recreation was my rausic. I play rather vwell and father had built for-uie a magnificent music room. The lawyer; John Truston. whom my father had em- "ployctl in his lifetime to look after his legal affairs was jia mod as executor, and in course of the adjust- ment of the estate ic was necessary for me to confer vrith Irini frequently. I developed a fair amount of business ability, but it was sometimes difficult for me to gr.-.sp tlie technicalities of the law." Ac these times Trust or. would-patiently elucidate points and give unsparingly of his rime. But he was thoroughly in Ills attitude and gave no recognition of the fact tiint I "was young, r. and not an unattractive woman. JD: Great Wealth. Xot that I noticed this at the tlaic. lly ego loomed "largpr-ithan. .anything else.. J was a great isdy and 'tie richest person In'the little Texas towu, and I en- 0ZONS. which is an ailotropic form of osygen. has long been'recognized as an active purifying agent in owing to its powerful oxidiz- ing qualities: but the question of its origin has been investigations of Heariet, in led >T-thje--conclusion that ozoae forms in the. upper regions of the air. probably under the influence of the ultra-violet, radiations from the sun, and that it .is brought downward-toward, the surface of .lie earth; '--both by .descending air currents and df' raini '_ _ ,-f'4 After-a shower of rain the quantity of ozone in the air is always found to have been increased. of them in native homes are accustomed to feed at sunrise-and again just before sunset, and their habits 'in this respect are seriously disturbed by the shortness of the winter days in-Northern dimes. It has been found beneficial to keep aviaries con- taining tropical birds brilliantly, illuminated in .the daytime with electric light from six o'clock iu, the momingjto six in the evening, thus closeJv imitatin" ie .duration of daylight to which they arc .accus- "The result is that the normal way, liT.e longer and remain short time the tension of the powder gases becomes so great that the barrel of the ordinary fowling piece Is unable to withstand it UNIQUE COFFIN. ERHAPS the most singular coffin iu which a hu- maa being ever was buried is the one of which the following story, is told. A workman engaged in casting metal for the manu- facture of ordnance in the Woolwich arsenal. In Eng- land, lost his balance" and fell into a cauldron con- taining twelve tons Of molten steel. The metal was at white heat and the man was utterly consumed in less time than it takes to tell it. The War Office authorities held a conference and ot to profane the dead by. using the metai manufacture of ordnance, and the mass of was actually buried and a Church of England clergyman read the services for the deed over it' HOV7 JPERFUME IS WEIGHED. T was the Italian physician Salvfcni who devised a microbalance ot such extreme delicacy that-it ;ciearly demonstrated the loss or weight of niusk by volatilization. Thus the invisible perfume floating off in the air is indirectly weighed. The essential part of the-apparatus is a very thin thread of glass, fired at pae end and extended hori- zontally. The microscopic objects to be weighed are placed upon the glass .thread near its free end. and the amount of flexure produced is observed with a microscope magnifying one hundred diameters. A mote weighing one-thousandth of a milligramme is said perceptibly to bend the thread. THE PRESSURE OF LIGHT. -T-HE fdea that the waves of light produce a me- offer only a theoretical proof. Later Lebedew. of Moscow. demonstration of the pressure of light1 -He...einH ployed a radiometer resembling 'the. familiar' Crookei radiorreters -with their revolving vanes, but a- -larger and more completely exhausted bulb.-. Sforri" winch the heading effect that is the principal agent in moving the Crookes vanes was excluded. When the light-fails upon-rhe vanes they are driven before it and tht intensity of- the pressure thus re- vealed comes within cent of thac calculated by Masweil. The effect is independent of the color of the light, and directly proportional to its energy, ELECTRIC LIGHT FOR BIRDS. I has found by the authorities of many zoo- logical parks that one of the difficulties in mala- .iuifcg their. aviaries is the providing of a proper environment for birds brought from the tropicn. To warm tbe air to a tropical temperature cot light well a WHY SNQW BURSTS A GUN. X a discussion. at the Royal Society ia London of some experiments on the effects of sucdea pres- sures attention was called to a singular experi- ence which, Jt was said, persons who go shooting in winter sometimes have. If ths muzzle or a gun happens to set plugged up with a little snov I looked five years younger when I_ returned to-GorsIcaSa.'-and felt'.accordingly-- lied Johja'sijrazzled eyes' Attire, let programme I had mapped out-I no SppearedV in severe tailor froclcs and shirt R-alstsJ- -I'had g-ay French morning gowns and dinner dresses, and was curl softly about my face. I refused' to talk business, and indulged ia lively topics, and played', the popular music-J heard in New.YorK And all the satisfaction I got out tjf ift'was that John did see me. .'I frequently, found Win Jopkiag at me with that same puazled expresaion. But this''-was sraeU gain, .and ray pillow, .was. of ten wet with tears. After strategy "would-have doubtloss oocie'to aattght if I tod next fallen oft the steplndder.' I had from' the topmost. asd. fcrgstful of tay Icngr tailed gown, came to grief. With a twisted ankle I huddled on floor. At first I cried for loneliness, r.aa. then I eobbcd aloud bocausc I could not control Wfecra John camo'ia I taysalf hita 1 was crying because no oat Peat1 Se .jtesd no slsemativij .tiut'to tales iae Jtt fti'sas -'Jisfw aotes out W liis and told it very 'owvinc- iliisGJi toelovefj, jtnd bad been foi? jp aafl ateftftd csvsu ended. tiiply, I ;