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Marble Rock Weekly, The (Newspaper) - January 13, 1898, Marble Rock, IowaA Little cot. Little cot in Little shot Wita i Little Here sect. An her hand Cine in rain or , my Way Content. I to pc Lri my of Orient. Wit i tha Blue shies Over me Bent Aam tie is right an the world to . But my heart keeps singin a thankful ecu. It s a from that Cote Ach 3ay in the world i roam but Day Long Hean song. Kiss Ien the stars sins when the bees a the comb an the world is right an the world is Bat love keeps Ingrin the same Sweet the sane so pet sons the aft the bikes arc cold an Gray for i hear the beat of heart so s veet caalin1 far away to the an the Bells o May an the world is right an the worlds , but the or Art keeps singin that in eel sons. An the Little cot in the Little 2s de ire i an Rise for Jay is Bright an it Gur. Is 1 the love a eyes. Tith the love a a woman s a love to at Dies an a Oriel is right an the is v. 3ut love slug a the same Sweet l. . In Atlanta Constitution. Vachell is a. By j. B. co chapter Yah. This premature declaration of feel Jug s i had sworn to myself to suppress was brought about partly by Spring fever aforesaid by a a Ovishi us and excitable temperament. And partly by the encouraging words of Mark Gerard that same afternoon. Upon his n confession he had anticipated some such and i was hot the Man to balk his fancy. I Roy companion faltered that 3 of were in. Love with another woman the you Are the i said fervently. And i began to worship at our shrine the very moment we you seem surprised. If you had fallen in love with me Nancv that indeed have been surprising hut that i should fall in love with you is you must fall out of it she answered gravely. Or. Livingston. I say Yon must. Please Don t be i can t help i replied. You make a Graven image love and we were such Good she murmured. I Don t want to press you i continued. I should Hope she returned her absurd sense of the ludicrous uppermost As or. Tjing Ston. I la try and forgot this tors indiscretion. I Veeo love to give you. It s better to be in t it Don t frown and Don t sulk. You Are such a ii Iee i Eja eusted. I am 26. Do yen know that. Malenis Corpus bras con stil re a3? icy Imie Frd you provoke me or. Livingston. Xet s suppose for an instant that i could return this love of yours Are fou in a position to support a i swear i could support a dozen opon the terms you mention. Your love would Spur we to titanic she laughed outright. And i lost my if you look at this from a dollars and cents Point of View Gerard i have nothing More to that is spoken like a she said mockingly. Truly the fiend of mischief possessed her. I cried Cut to the Quick by her scornful words Why Are you so cruel is a Man s love so Small a thing that you can afford to her Mooc suddenly changed and halting she confronted me with Flash ing eyes. Tor your she said with dig nity i made Light of j our love. Are Here together living in the same House meeting a dozen times a Day. I did my Best to Patch up the Woof of cur Friendship but you have chosen to burst the stitches. I tried to spare you and a Man of tact would have appreciated my Effort. I have no love to give you or. Livingston because because any life is already Pledgee to another. I pity you from the Bottom of Ray heart. Good she walked away leaving me abashed and speechless. I murmured Sof Tiv Vou Are having registered myself among Yast majority of Roy i trudged moodily towards the Island. My Tho Vii to followed Ijuin foot pointed in the opposite direction a fact which furnished me with meat Tor reflection. Was i destined to love fair woman and leave her mor ally and intellectually Raccy had be come Magnet which swayed Tny faculties what if my wretched body were constrained to boar Rae henceforward from not her chewing this bitter cud i rap Day a Jiro ached the Island. Already i had to the margin of the Lauie. Circled with quips it gleamed cold and Placid in the Moon Shine. In the Winter its surface was covered Riith wild fowl geese ducks occasional . To nigh t not a living creature met my Eye. Solitude supreme. Skirting the tules i came to a Point of so near to the Island that a Stone might thrown from one to the other and across the Channel i noted a boat moored to a Post ind a Light to inkling in the i cow of the hut. To attract the notice of the greek i shouted louder than Stentor to Lidice. At the third shout the door of the hut opened and i could see plainly the huge body outlined sharply against the Hack ground of Light. To is his Bass voice rolled sonorous by across the water. I Hugo lie turned and entered the hut shut the door. For a moment i suspected that he meant to ignore my presence but i was mistaken lie appeared again almost immediately and walked towards the boat. A minute later he was by my Side. Good he said tranquilly. I came i began bluntly to Tell you to Bat i am not tie fool you take me for. You can impose voc or. Of Rard but not. Upon me. I saved you Only yesterday from committing a Dasta Jim not he returned soft y. Between you and burling ton is unknown to me. A f per Sonal hate upon both sides i suspect a hate which the facts hardly t arrant. Or. Gerard has suffered torment at the hands of the enemy with repugnance. Demetrius listened to my a ores in respectful silence. I Cay you Are a servant but you Are usurp ing the functions of a master. How a e you iry a trap for a he repeated. I have Laid no trap you he displaced no resentment. Thought it May have been fancy that a smile hovered upon his lips. You i repeated Demetrius As glibly As honest men speak the truth. You pandered to j stir master s fears and urged him to Send his family to Europe with me know ing that i should refuse to leave at your mercy the mercy of a he spread out his hands with a depreciating gesture. Or. Livinigston i swear that j of do Aji injustice i agreed to stay Here watch this madman but i had no intention of arousing his fury by going near him. The doctor and a competent Morse have Hon in charge. I suggested to or. Gerard that 3-011 should take Mark to Europe because you know a trope and because you can teach the boy what i yrs i said with emphasis. Happened yesterday or. Liv Ingston justifies these taunts. Served or. Gerard faithfully he saved f w ,. For and seeing his relentless enemy at last in my Power i i lost my head. You saved me you say from the crime of Baurder and from the Bottom of Tuy heart i thank Yon his extraordinary fluency of speech took or Aback. Anglo saxons us a Rule express therose Hes so unread ily that a freely ing diction almost be Wilders. Keep your thanks till i ask for them. I promised to hold Roy Tongue about v hat. Occurred in the Cave but your action to night absolves the from that Promise. Before i go to bed or. Gerard shall be placed in Possession of the facts. We will see then what he will in the Moonlight i could see his lips Whiten and. Quiver. I noted these signs of distress much satisfaction. They Pioci aimed the absence of col Lusion Between the greek and Gerard. For god s Sake sir Don t Tell him you be 5eft lae no Choice in the mat Jle began to Tuge me to keep silence. Employing such arguments As his prolific brain afforded. When he had is these i shoo head. You. Think this Over he pleaded. Sleep upon it and remember that five and Twenty years of faithful ice Are at very i replied. Ill think it Over. As for sleep i watch to night in Burlington s room. There will be no sleep for he thanked me for the 12 hours Grace but i Cut Hira Short. Or. Livingston Pardon me but Are you not afraid of being alone with that i. lot so cd e i As j As you could wish Demetrius. Best assured my Friend that the Prospect of spending the night with or. Burling ton does not scare me at All. I Don t think he could move if he tried. And in my Case i m stronger than he answered quietly scanning me from to Heel Jou Are a or Lul. Young Man but in a fight the Vic tory Doea not always rest with the strongest. I wish sir you could Trust me. My Friendship is Worth having. Give me your word or. Livingston that you will not Smirch try character and Rne your Friend for the oily smoothness of his tones Dis gusted me and i answered roughly your Friendship Demetrius has no value in. My eyes. And i toil you frankly that oct right in o no in my determination. As sure As i m standing Here i shall Tell or. Gerard to truth the very first thing to Morrow so be he answered sullenly. I watched him As he strode to the boat a Tai Ely figure but a personality that aroused in me nothing but distrust and aversion. He untied the Painter pushed off from the Shore pulled across the narrow Channel made fast the boat to bomb Post and entered the House then upon my Basel walked rapidly away. Mark Gerord 1 found had no left the Dilag Roo a. He had Sut there smok ing Cigar after Cigar the air was heavy Ith he fumes of his Stro Norpor Feretos. The contrast Between the Salt Breeze from the Ocean and ering atmosphere of that close dining room Yasno More salient perhaps than Theodi Terence Between the Hugo living a ton of a ago and the de individual of to Day. I accepted a Cigar in self defense and n chair. A e a my Friend you be Yeeu deme thought he i told that i was a Cov. Ard myself and i can recognize the symptoms in others. Demetrius does not know the meaning of the that remains to be just so. Will you give him the Chance and take my people to Europe place As Many Miles Between this Devil and Mark As you can. I should think you d jump at such an you Are generous of course i am. I like you Hugo. I recognize in you the i Laek courage inflexibility. So it s settled i m at your sen ice or. and i can use on to Best of advantage. I like to use men. And 1 pay them handsomely. There is he must. Ham.1 grown Rich in your service and speak out. And i e has said Airl be might have to be something More than your Mere sen he aspired once to be my partner. Fur Jiuu Lii a i i Iuliu Ajio Iner i waited and the explanation came Between puffs of smoke i educated Demetrius to Assis mein my business. I was not 20 when i found him running Barefoot in new York but i recognized at once in him those qualities and faculties which properly trained bring a Man to the front. But Demetrius proved too smart much to my disappointment and i had to show Linin his place. We were at Black Gulch then and i was engaged in the most extensive mining operations. Demetrius was my right or but he continually ova topped instructions. He thought he knew it Well i had to Hai e a partner a Man whom i could talk to and control a conserva Tive Man v. To would furnish the motive Power the running Here and there and itf3 is dread Plec ised to let me do the planning in peace. Such a fellow was right to my hand poor Ferdinand Perkins. It must have been. P heavy disappointment to Demetrius Buthe stood it like a Trojan. Then came the murder of Perkins and what Fol Lowed. Demetrius himself applied for his present Post which he has kept. As you say he s a Rich Man. He has no kick i glanced at my watch and Rose. I sit with Burlington to night or. yes he winced at the Man s naive. I Don t envy Jou. Well i la go to bed. To Morrow i shall spend with his softened tones As he finished the sentence provoked the exclamation you re a devoted father or. he sighed. I live again. Hitro. In the person of my child. I be had a hard life plenty of Shadow lad and Little Sunshine. I be peeped int most things and found them hollow. In my love for Mark As you know has been my greatest Joy and my greatest misery. i pitied him profoundly As i walked upstairs. Community of suffering according to George. Eliot is the Root of pity and smarting beneath the knowl Edge that Nancy could never be mine realizing that life without her would Rand t Rould rest myself in the place of Mark Gerard and say with him All is vanity. What a Paradox the Man was what a bundle of contrast he possessed in Many material respects a mind of the largest scope and also of the smallest mind at once of the finest and coarsest texture. His financial combinations bad gained him an International reputation. He was known As one of the Luckiest bulls in the sleek ring. He had the tenderest affection for his son. I it t knew him to be a sensual St a pol Troon. Perhaps it had the moral equipment which in to lice latter Days proves the shield of Success the Aegis against which the slings and arrows of a debauched and Unicy Purlous press rattle in vain. The professional nurse assured me that the patient had rested easily had Inz or a. In irl slag Amo it of nourishment. The sight symptoms of fever had passed away and theol plication of the liniments caused less pain. He Lay upon his Back eyes and a Corith closed senseless apparently to the outer . I received careful instructions As to diet and Massage then the nurse left me. The room was the one usually occupied by Demetrius it had. Two doors and a window. One door communicated with the passage and the other with Mark s Bedr oui now vacant. Here the nurse told me i should Lind Coffee and Light refreshments. A drawn Portiero Hung Between Hie rooms but the door was open and a lamp burned brightly upon table Light for the room beyond where Bur the nurse warned me to leave this lamp where it was too much Light Hesdahl was bad for his patient. I took Ray seat by the head of the bed with my Back to the Portiero end facing the window. The lower Sash was vip and i could see and hear the Ocean. I mention details As briefly As pos sible but they Are important As Tho sequel will prove. For Young people. Shut Eye town. John s first bicycle. Hoho All Alvard for the Are All up the pulled Liovvi i try and soft the conductor s lust As a tile a Tho a evict i Kamis float Jiu to Sim ii Bird songs. One of tie offered future. It is pm Carlut to Idle away an occasional hour during the Spring or sum t lie Iresh frag Ranee Laden air and the greensward with its dots or splashes of color and drinking in the Inin fled chorus of songs and Calls of the other sounds that pervade the place. It is Plet suit to allow these variable agreeable to form a harmonious background to dreamy reverie. But of permitting them to remain a Mere collective noun As it were one separates each individual from its Fellows learns to know the color which Flower lends to the scene the note Chi cry each Bird coir in utes to the is Felt the truest deepest and most int Chise enjoyment of the Bountiful least which nature offers to the senses. Sci Elhilow or each Bird is a Friend and about Are the pleasant associations that brings. That Clear ringing Melody from the Opse is not merely a pretty song it is the Rich voice of our old Friend the Carolina Wren whose Cherry note accompanied by the Oxire Cool Breeze of Early morning Lias so often brought Matin greetings through the open win Dow. That cart Iii song of to o Clear rather plaintive notes is longer an undistinguished part of general chorus in the Chickadee s song which has so Many times broken the Long Sucre of Winter and told us of f be Coaling Spring even amid Snow covered Fields icicle pointed Trees. The memory is stored with reminiscences of former scenes and surround Ings with details of the habits and appearance of the singers with Inci dents of their courtship a u us with All the education Leli Nemen that a Long Lite in. Lionton can lie came from some -0 ayn. An in Nora it. Though by Ai i fi1 in ova. Imd the n he new11 us he bub. Lis e v As mrs. But it was Ludt dirt breeder is a Little bit of a Man with a Good head on his shoulders and lots of Ginger. Ilis wife is a woman of mag Ruf sent proportions Beautiful and full an. Ill mated pair but Are Happy As Young lovers and just As Devn cd to each other How did i Ever get echoed Freezer while talking to an old and inquisitive Friend. Quite a Romance. Little out of the common too. Kate was quite a Belle and 1 had rivals by the score. I was handicapped the fact that i Only weighed about. 00 pounds while she was Large and stately but i was in the running and going for All i was Worth. I admit that i might have lost but for providential interference we attended a grand concert one night. The theater was crowded and we were pretty Well to the front. In the midst of a very musical entertainment some of the tiap pings overhead took fire and despite the efforts of a few of the cooler Heads to have the audience keep their seats there was a panic. Ever go i Hough such an experience Well i Hope you never May. But i la attempt no description of it. Don t believe in harrowing up your feelings when there s nothing to be gained by it. I can Only remember in a i flue Way How we were buffeted and jammed How men swore and women How kale kept head through the terrible ordeal and How at last bruised battered and with torn clothes we found ourselves Safe in the open How in the world did you manage to Rescue Lle Cue her Eless your Soai. Man she carried me free press. This Parrot has a Bank account. I Mcdonald a sister of the mrs. Bradford with whom he Fili ally lived and whose j heir he now in the Bradford family he became a very great pet. He was especially the i favorite of or. Bradford upon whose shoulder he would fit for hours in deep thought. His conversation was never of the flippant chattering sort. Lie would always speak when spoken to or when occasion seemed to awake it Neces sary but he never talked As most Par he seemed fond of or. Bradford. I and for weeks after gentleman s death he mourned. But after a a Vale be me to look upon his sorrow philosophically and bes ran to show As much attention to mrs. Irad Foid he had Tuhn husband. That mis. Jira Liml extremely fond of Polly is show n by the provision she made Forh a in her w ill. Tin i 1.000 is to be invested in Mort traces by or. George 11. Pierce who Mai c trustee by the will lie is to support the a i rot through the rest of i life. He is groomed fed ind bathed with All the Core of tin1 p inc a pet in he has All the in enable in the j Parket. A1 polls rat. For instance. 1 he has a select of we l seedless and y. Odd. There had been a quarrel and they sat rather far apart on the without speaking. At last he said you arc rather cold toward she queried with a Little laugh. It is More Likely the change in thu weather you Are Don t jest with he returned speaking earnestly. I m not she said with big eyed ingenuous Ness. I really feel a Litile Chilly in Leif. I wish i had some thing around As he moved he Clair close to hers she realized that the quarrel was Over and As he put something around her the roots very considerately hid behind a Cloud to give them a Chance to make it y. Journal. Tic fiction a of . Or. Exnor in the Vienna says As to tire pin is Annc tics of hairs it is admit Ted that they Ore Zno suied which Hare lost All connection with tin certain hairs As organ.1 of touch the bulbs of the eyelashes arc a Urro unc de by a network of nerve fibres and in a less Orgree the c o brows Liot a serve to a re text the eyes. Being sensitive they give warning of Dantrer. The eyelashes keep out dust. The hair of animals to maintain and regulate the heat of toe body but in Man the Scalp alone thl spi ribose. Rescued Deer. Of tile Ilam Tirell jul Jim the in a. Man s relation to the wild creatures of the world is in the present Day so commonly that of destroyer that it is pleasant to read of a Case in which men assumed the character of , and in which the rescued were not Unap pre i Tive of the Kinin is shown them. An april of the year 1w o gentlemen of ims Marck. X. Discovered 24 Deer hemmed in by the ice and water above i Sparck. They were in a clump of Bushes shut in by the ice. Neck deep in water and had become to thoroughly chilled that they had no Power to save themselves. The two men went to in a Skiff and Cut a through the ice. Bur even then had Totive the Al Iii and compel them Tkv. Ini Ai Horn. The poor creatures were nearly chilled to death and two of them were quite helpless on reaching la id. The a two were taken to a barn wild thawed. They made no resistance when carried in. Submitted to hav ing their legs rubbed to restore the circulation. Cven a licit they could walk again they Seo Ivd in. No hurry to depart probably finding their warm quarters snore desirable than the icy water in which they bad so Long stood. They showed no dist us of their re ours and were grateful for the help they had received. Troue other Deer wore found on a. Cake of ice and if was necks nov to Splorn. Water on them top to them to swim ashore. In All probability both pm Fri a for the humane exertions of the two gentlemen. Companion. Tit for t.-5t. To you want my i you a Little. How High do Vou quote then they glared at each other in silence for a minute and As if by Mutual consent All reference to financial mat ters was eliminated from their conversation after poet a absolutely True Story of Muir farm. Johnny Lakei s Wab opposed of by a e1-. Tieu out in the count re of a by Cain longed Ven Unish to a but by i. Eur bad City Sidiny out to his place stealing his a terms Lon i and his Orchards that in1 had conceived a bitter dislike for wheel Ami w in general. All Johnny s. Had utterly failed to Ove Younie his fathers prejudice. One Day sick City Cousin on to ire Lur i Oil a Long Lor the be Nezir of his health and brought his bicycle with him. Johnny waste Lig red and immediately took advantage of the Long sought Opportunity to learn to ride. As the u Teks w ent by his Cousin s health improved slowly thus Johnny got a Chance to ride the wheel a great Deal himself and in a Short time became quite proficient in is n e. But finally his Uncle came to take his Cousin , and Johnny Felt very Blue when he considered that it would be a Long Lime before he would Aua Iii have the oppo Turify to engage in the pastime. The morning he Cousin was to go Hoiu Lohn y got up Bright and Early a to filth on Long list Hiir re out to the lain to turn the cattle i tit id pasture he found i father there before him in a very Ai Gry Frame of and or wonder for some enemy had broken Irto the table and barn to tic i in it and wrecked the wanon. Jive sets of Haru ets a buggy and Evurd to sir else he could get his Malie on hand onto a or tier cd no Isarua the fact that three of the cd Var on the place valued at apiece were dying from Poison and Paris Curnen in quantities was fount in the Nii Iii re. With bran. Well Johnny s father finally Man aged to liar Ress up the team and Start for the City with the milk. Some time after his father had left Anil while Johnny preparing to take his ride employed about the Dairy began to clean the empty cans As was customary each morning. On Tak ing Oil the strainers they were horror stricken to find pans Green beneath. At once the awful truth hashed through their milk had been poisoned. All of the customers were in deadly peril and must be warned acc once. Perhaps some w Ere already dead. But How to warn was the rub. There w an t another horse on the place and every minute was precious. It was while the household was in. This terror stricken condition that Johnny entered to get his trousers guards. Now Johnny was Only 11 years old but he fully realized Tho terrible situation and almost before the folks knew what he was about he had run from the House mounted his wheel and was flying Down the Road in. The direction of the City. Paster Fasler he Rode up Hill and Down Over the level stretches and throne i the came. As hard Ned a the fah1i hands find the pap.i8 go Tex. As his sturdy Little in Tok could push the pedals and with one thought upper most in his reach his father Bici i c in.1 Sot v i i .1 Chi Turner. John had often been Over the route with Parker sr., so he knew just which customer would be served first. How the people paused on their Way to work that morning to see the hatless Lillie Chap Pound to idly Over the rough cobblestones Johnny saw Noue of their did not even see the big policeman who shouted to him to Mist swam before his eyes and his heart by it so loud he could hear Rothii for else. With his eyes so Luck to l in i in i Oil he cum is. Reg ordies a of the danger he exposed himself to by collision. The sweat poured from every portion of his Small Anatomy and his face was cd a flannel As he madly Rode in to the Street where lived the first customer to be served. At Breakneck Speed he Tore up that narrow thoroughfare and Al most shouted aloud with Joy exhausted As lie was. When he saw his father s Wau in in front of the House. The customer was about to take the milk in the House w Johnny dashed up and Hall fell half staggered the wheel. After it was All Over and had recovered from his fearful Strain the first word.-? he said were these Pav papa i d been too late if she had t to n a Good one and beaded to 72, and i of. It s a dip by. Anil i d to one Niue it. Can t 1, Mav suppose to the that Johnny had Well earned a bicycle it was t Manv before he had Nice new up to Date racer and his father was one Day heard to proudly remark that his Johnny was the Best rider in All the . K i to give real name some of you boys and girls would be surprised for to Day he is one of the Best known Long distance riders in Sun text Karaite in Chicago later Ocean. "4

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