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Wie bore a:ytumgster in the house.
A little Man of ten.
Who dearest to his mother is
Of all Gill's little [new
in-doors and out he,clings M her;
Ile follCiws up and down
lie steak his slender hand In her
lie iduelis her by the gown.
•• Why do you cling to me so. child?
You track me every where :
, • Von never let me he alone."
And he with serious air
.tnswcnd.cns closer still he deer,
—alt• feetiliere made 10 follmf you."
1;.1 play:. your hand 111 Data-
All,l bait. sou
‘N *se Illt;-„our •Ilare of ...I - I'o'A.. I. , Ne :
NV, •s.• ;rase , to flit:
We lase i 2.101 t'-till :
We've 11.0 thing In tits. As - . , r1,1
• (iot the idea all' right. Lyle.
What I want is the girl herself. That
idiot of a woman 'yesterday had -no
more idea of the subject thao a cow.
hate your professional-modeN."
- You never get on as an artist
without them." was theTejoinder.
Yon ,Lo , ! I'm not an artist
—and I don't pretend to he;. but- I
am painting - a pietiire. and do Wt
want the principal figure in it to hr a
lle was si - ttin:r in front of the pic
ture at the moment. leaning_baek in
his ritair, with his arms c rossed
his head.: his .lin:rers were cu
t:m.oyd_ in his curly t erop ofchestnut
hair. .and a petulant. dissatisfied look
was upon his fair, boyish face. with
his rai!rlit reek! outline and honest
eyes of Saxon blue. Lyle Daryl.
1 ii , nri.'l%;l:4'ibler, plainer, anal far sterner.
lookizi7;- than his 'friend• got slowly
up from the depths -of his fireside
chair in which he sat smokin! , -, and
with a half-growl' of -Let '4 have a
look at it. -
_came aeross the qioin and
took up a yosition behind the other,
whore he could get. a good view of
thetieturei hi question. It was still
iti a very. unfinished statcl—harilly
out of the" ron!rh.;—yet at the first
flanee Lyle I)nr`yl saw there was
somethiu , +ove and I k'N't rll , l Medi
y in „tile e4 , mi‘osition.:l;efore
him was a room, dim with twilight,
ToW .% • t.A.
ele : --antly fornished. and lit by a blaz
in!, tire. beside which was seated a
lady. handsome. richly-dressed and
stern-loOkin7. one l hapely hand held
up imperative-fashion. the.other toy--
incr with the silken ears of anj over
fed specimen of the King Charles
tribe. reposino- on her knee. A. tall.
graceful !lid of fifteen or thereabouts
leant acrainst the window, through
which one: lead n glimpse of a Illeak„
snow-ladciilondscape. and looked up.
half lazily. half lim!ruidly. yet with'
evident curiosity , ' from the pacres of
on e of Modle's Vellow-ticketeci vol
tune T : while a liti!le boy, plump. gold
en haimj. l / 2 ina flekeil out in infantile
pomp. sprawled on the rug.. staring
up in open-motulted inquisitiveness
at the common center of attraction—'
a blurred, unfinished "figure standing
just within the .lour ay, the hands
nervously clasped together. • a Thin
-.bawl . pinned tightly aertiss, the
shrunken , ' shoulders. snow on the
shabby bonnet. snow on- the. light
fluttering dres's. snow
carpet from the poor. tired fect—a -
_:ti , :ure altogether. brought
into strong relict; by the full yellowk
' dare of . the fitielirin in which •it
stood. but without filet' or finish, the
whole fifritre marred.and blotted and
port iallY .rul.kbed . Out.
-7 Could n't get the expre , .sion- you
see. - said Georr , v -Chow - orth, as his
friend ex'aminett:the sketch with efit
ical minuteness -.and the figure is n't
shrinking. enough. Iris quite impos
sible to "-do without a model. Its
Margaret's- boudoir. von know. and
Margaret and her boy collie in capi
tally for the mistress aml, pupil. She's
the best : of the lot as vet—just my
lady's Junt!!hty.air that I've seen her
put on -"'a dozen times when cross
ylestiouinr- one of the servants. Lit
tle Etlie :Vernon sat for the girl. Nice
little Oil. is WI she f I'm rather
I • spoons . on her sister. von know :
1 and its•been been very jolly going to,
i old Vernon's two or three times in
I the week to get sittin!r . s . from Effie.
I A s she is such a child, you- see, ps
i rents could n't object. If it had been
Fanny. indeed ! But Fanny is always
i in the room to look after her, and
that 's the best part of it.
I I- I . understand. You amateur ar
-1 tists are lucky felloycs!" and Lyle
Daryl zqiiiletl grimly' from. behind his
shaggy;nuistache. ." But why not
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get your sister's rroverness to sit for
the tignre in question. Lady Mar
gatvt has one, has she not ? "
f ...110u1d think she had. I stunt
ei!4l, into the sctool-room one day.
anll found her getting a lecture. My.
Indy did n't leave otf on tnr entrance,
either. :o I cleared: I thought *t. only
charitable to. diso. •
. - rmloubtedly.. BM,
1.?,;.! thou g h "if
.hazdly fair to reque3t Lady
for F. S.. 'Bonds. Marriret to repeat the, lectu4. for
I your l*nefit, imghtin' she ask the
N; I Tt LT L. J2. gorern.e:_si to come down and give
.• ' cwitti her some directions? 'Ask for infor-
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T'noyeam lie fore the boy wa.l i i , ru
Another child. of seven.
Whoin lent to us a MIMI',
Went hark again to Heaven. • -
tie rattle to fill hl. brother's
idesi4 our falling years:
ThC gooirtiod sent him down in lore
To dry our ustlevi tears.
so. Mother. for I hear. _ -
in what itte child has said
meeting that he lawns not or. •
A ine ,, age front I:IPA...ad.
11, wher than he knew.
My feet were made to follow yea.—
t out bent Tuy and>ft with nu
V..ur bead up .n ply brva=4.:
Y... 1 are thi; 1,1.4 .4 all my ,one..
And 3.4 t ntwt h.' the 404.
tattelf - I 1, e 111.1 y w.f....,
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Y.ll "It Li• , -1 am , lttlng 11‘ . 1W. -
y,,ur child zip‘qi your km,.
Thinh nie then. null what 1 .411.1
s% hen I ~, u 1,11.. •
and grt-ift ,
.th..,:ty to all things volt and true,
!Mr feet well , made to 1111111 W con'
0111.1. 44,y wife
'anj to Ilk , :
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illation about, the course of Studies;
or something.itif that sort: It would
not takoyou three minutes to bit off
I believe you "—and young Cha
worthianghed heartily—" if :she had
any figure or expression to hit off.
Why, Lyle, Margaret's governess is a
squat, flat-faced old woman of fifty!
I want a pretty, lady-like, half-fright
" I do n't know how to help you to
One, if a hired model won't do.
A pause ensued, while George Chit
korth ran his fingers through his hair
again, and . Daryle sucked away at his
cigar, blowing great clouds of smoke
through the tangled brown gold of
his bushy beard. Presently the for.
suer sprang from his seat, and dealt
his friend - a hearty slap on the back,.
exclaiming. " Eureka! I have it. Oh,
he joyful," andlairly danced a horn
pipe round the room in excess., of
" Do n't be a fool, George. What 's
the idea now'.'," asked Lyle, gruffly.
"Advertise, my dear boy! What
dolts we we're not. to think of it be
fore ! Disconsolate. widower—four
small etildren-apply to, X. 1% 'l..
St. James street. Bravo! Lyle, give
me a cheer, old boy. The inspiration.
deserves it." .:
You 'll be ' sure to :get 'pint's&
nto a .regul'ar mess, George."
Yot a bit of it. drop a hint
to t hOhmdlady and to my man—a most
deceiii - fdlow.. the latter. and got a
little orphan niece. by the way Egad
. bring; her here; and let - tier
be seen playing in the room when the
:She'll betray you as sure as a
gun ; Children always do..and r•rown
up -people at; well." This latter was
• No, slie won't, old boy; for I shall
say, • Here, Jenkins, take Miss Jessie.
or Fannie. or Polk—whatever she is
eadt•d—down to her nurse.' So that's
And you think any female with
a grain of common sense would take
you for a respectable father of a
family; and not see at the first glance
that it was a hoax ? Don't tell 'me.
.rust look-in the - glass." •
Do I look so vcJ.,'s
unpater-famili:is like ? " aml young
chasworthstrolleclto the chinmey.and
contemplated—not quite unadmiitng
ly—his visage as reflected therein.
-Might have a pair of false whiskers,
eh Or, I'll tell you a capital idea.
You shall be pater faiiiilias.7 .
• -Thanks—l'd rather be excused."
cone—that's nonsense. Lyle.
Why. ya - lnust. ' yon know. NOw
one thinks of it, could n't anyhow."
••Wiiv• not f"
I ,going to rapt "!--- I can't
do that :1 nd the cros!iz.luestionin7
besid e s. and you're, the' very fellow
fvr bstern parient,' with your grim
face and hi,r heard. Why. vournight
havv a dozen children ! ('ome. now.
Lyle: say vOu'll do it.
"I would rather not." was the re
ply. "I'm too old 'Mid too grim, as
you say, to care about practical jokes
of that sort-. They are sure' to harm
some one, and most likely to get one
into a eonfoundell serape. -
"Not unlikely. I should think, m
les.= lye you to hack Atte up. Lc ok
here. Lyle. -•Serionsly. I want you
to do tfiis t4in , * for nee. If you don't
I must ask Maxwell or Corner: and.
if they saw a - pretty girl—. Welt,
I'd rather it was
.• Can ' t prn die ' OVA.
? It's a very one."
Gecure Cluiwortk laughed. and
s hook his head. The spoilt child of
socicty was not going to give up his
toy. and Lyle Daryl - gave in with a
.urlier ! mewl than usual; but Georf,N
had been under: his -wing since thee•
were both hoy l s• at liughy, and per
thought it was well to con
tinuo his protection on the present
occasion. Accordingly. in the 'nor-
row's appearea the • followin , r
"Wanted. a Governess.—A widow
er, about to leave • for India. is aux-.
iiMS . .to meet with a young lady to
undertake the Charo - e - of his two little
.a . bsence. -.A!*e not
to e"xceed live-and-twenty. • Must be
refined and gentle - in manners and of
prepossessing - appearance. as the fa
ther is less • anxious secure a
school-mistress than the companion
ship all young - -and amiable person
who will be a Sisterly friend to his
dau‘ditmrs. Salary ..no object; if ap
proved.! Iliu - liest references hulls - -
pensable. Spply to A. 8.. to St.
George had composed and read
this effusion between peals of laugh
ter. to .his
.friend, wondering the
while whether any one would answer
it. Wit neither he nor Lyle Daryl was
-at all prepiired for the incessant fire
of knocks. single and double, which
was to follow. or theliying streatil of
people which beg...in to invade NO. 14
from early morning on the day when
the advertisement appeared.
two youur- men sat aghast and On
fotinded at the ceaseleSs-rat4at-tar
which fell on their ears, and Jenkins,
with solemn mien and irreproacha
ble gravity, ushered in . applicant
'after applicant for the 'situation.
OM and "ugly, hold and
shabby and, smart, in they Caine. and
still George. from his quiet position
in the .window, shOolc- dissentinn
head. and thereby obliged his frienit
to make - short,wi,l , rk of the eager,
anxious ivotnWt,ome were too old.
some too . ''yoni some too experienc
-1.-41. others too ifniorant. liaryl , had
an objection for'each, and delivered
it in a short, abrupt manner, which
left 'no excuse. for delay or appeals;
but his own endurance was fast wax
ing less and less. And during a mo-.
mentary - pause` in the influx, lie said
Georee, are you suited r
"Not a bit of it. - None of these
women would fill the place of my
" Then I i'fi afraid the place must
remain vacant, for I'll be hanged if
I see another.'': •
I didn't - promise . anything.
uetw liliedlthe idea, but I gave it to
'you to save ; you from making an ass
of yourself---md I 'in very .sorry I.
did.. If yrmc-au stand and see a score
of poor, uiv.:‘ - "1-. hungry women,' all
full of the one scant hope of earning
daily bread,and all brought here only
to be disapPohated in that hope, I
ca . *t. I new B,lw such a miserable
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. MORNING, APRIL 1, 1875.
sight as .that. lasi woman's weary:
heart-sick face, and see another . .11
won't—that 's that."
" said the other, a
tie abashed, "how seriously you take
, it. I thought you pretended not to
care about women—to scorn and dO T
spiso the whole lot of 'em, eh ? "
"t4o .do; but that is no resson
that I should torture the Meanest
among them to: gratify an idle whim
You : must do it for yourself, deorge,"
and he rose, pushing his chair asidoi
Young Chaworth's facC Hushed
" sorry'you sec it- hi that light,'
he said, easily. " The advertisement
is only - for a day, and I . won't renew
it; but one must see those that come
this afternoon. I had no idea that
there would be so many ; one woul4
think -half the women in England
anti all the Ugly ones, were looking
out for ; governess' situations.
" Nor thin , i r s • I suppose anything
is worse than . starvin. However, as
I have said, you must finish it George
I say. old fellow.
,not-: so fast;
cried young Cltworth. pleadingly-1
I:11 take a spell•at it, and you call
rek', and lave a Weed in the next
room. I won't undertake to stand
for paler, but . •I 'II say I your
nephew. and ,liessie." addressing th 6
ratters little niece, you're my cousin
—don't forget. There, don't lie a bear!
Paryl !—I only want you by in eas
of emergeiteies : and only look here.
I 'II,: engage to see only three morel
If One of these answers_ I'll call you',
and : you must put her through her
facings while I make a.sketch of her.
If not. 1 'II desire .Jenkins to tell the
rest that the situation is filled up!,
and the white-laced woman shall have
a five-pound note 4.4-morrow morni.
-I suppose I must."
-That 's a trump. Here. Bessie .
give me that black scarf to obliteritt
blue tie—l'm in mourning for in
aunt, you know. Do I look all right
nor?: What. you're otf. old fellow
All: right. More, Jenkins r ? Show
• em- up."
Jenkins obeyekushering in a hard
faced female 'on the shady side of
fifty ; ,and Lyle Daryl, in the adjoiit
ing - room]. could not : help laughing t
himself as lie listened to Chaworth'
glibly courteous dismissal of the fair
- . oll„answered'the advertisement.!
Really ;very sorry. hut I fane y-1
yotir pardon if I am wrong... 4
think von be just a little over
twenty-live. that 1 belieree was the
inaXimum age fixed. Oh. yeS. quite
agree with you—forty far more suit
able; but, you see, my—.
deal% ling the bell for Jenkins. Omit
morning, mladaln. No go. Lyle," l i e
cried, as the door closed ; •` and,*
didn't .even blush. Ifelloa. here's
The door opened again, a. id thi4
time Lyle heard no
. voice. only the
rustle of a woman's dress. and a very
considerable stir from George's rising
and, placing chairs. The fact war.,
that young gentleman had been taken
abaCk for the first time in his - life;
unfortunate chance. all p+
vions competitors for 'the situation
hail: been ordinary. in every sense of
the Word. 'IN 0 fter a few moment's
pauSe. Jenkins had uShered in a girl
more lv:mtiful than'Any he had ever
seen before in the whole course of his
existence—so distinguished looking.
tool,---tall and slight With the supple,
graceful carriage of a Grecian nymph,
with the haughty little acquiline node
and short. curled upper lip of an Ent
pre•Ss : with eyes large, blue. and his
truits as fresh brown hyacinths, with
a Wealth of golden, glorious. Guindv
eve;like hair. waving smoothly bairk
froM the, pearly. tranSparent temples.
find coiled inv loose I glittering knot
behind---a girl to drive a man mad
with the mere beauty of .her meal
yoUng presence. the indefinable. sub ;
tie fascination of her look and voice.
She was dressed in mouniing—shab
by mouniing-but. though the d:irk
-silver dress with 'its-crape trimmings
way worn and soiled, it had. been Tin
der Madame Elisi's world-ranted fin
gers. The little black velvet bonnet.
plain and rusty a it was, would lnive
beeome an Empress. and even the
eighteen penny. twice-cleaned globes
could look no other than perfect lon
the small. well-shaped hands.
Won't you take a chair? PraY
do me the honor to sit down," were the
firSt words George eonld, say, and he
did not get those out till he had
choked very much, and flushed up to
the roots of his curly Antinous loCks,
stately inclination of the "shall
head,•set, so royally on its shapely.
sloping shoulders. thanked him and
then. theheautiful eyes looked straight
into George's with a diamond-light
clearness and - keenness of
which made the poor bOy shiver - in his
boots. and a • clear patrician voice
I have taken the liberty of calling
upon you in answer to an advertise
'tient in the. iTimes of yesterday. May.
I ask.whether you :are the gentleman
who wishes !to engage a governess ?"
A aoveruess r 'That glorious &ea
titre a governess! George - lost his
head altogether., .
is---I am really - .4orry
you should . have had the—praY pit
clown a tut let me-explain."
The beautiful eyes were looking* at
him more keenly than ever. If fiere
Was a shadenf apprehension in_ hem.
George 400 blined to see it.
No. thank you." she said courte
ously. "Is this one of your little
girls?" The question followed 'with
startling abruptness; and Georgl, the
reckless young artist. Who had never
felt bashful or nervous before wen=
yet. found it quite impossible tollook
her in the face and answer " Yek”.
My little—a—a—well, no.
Mean "—seeing her color change, and
one quick glance at the door—" iFyou
Would wait one moment. MV uncle
" Then yoti are no the gentleman
ivho l advertiscd?" she said quielay. •
- No, I'm "—Aleoi ,, e gave a
I'm only uepliew . , but it' yoit kill
Sit tlown, 171 just go and, fetelt him
-he's in the next room I think,
beside, flown to your --Ivour
lie was s seriottsly appreltenstre of
leaving Miss Bessie with the !clear
eyed goddess. 1• •
"Will you not allow her toi stay
here and talk to me," said the golden
,REG4UIDLESS OF DENUNCIATION FROM ANY QUARTER.
a! little nervously, and holding out
her hand to the child. She had half
begun to suspect', something, and the
little girl seemed: like A - protection.
Lyle Daryl was in the next room;
sleepily pilling away at the cigar,
when George rushed in and seized him
by the shoulders.
" Go innt once Lyle," he whisper
ed, his handsome face as red as a'
poppy with excitement. " The love
liest creature—a perfect queen !
give my life for a sketch of her!
Make littite, or she'll haVe it all ;out
of that little imp! Doi hurry, and
I'll follow you !"
"Are you mad George!'" asked his
" Raving was the deckled answer,
" or soon will be if you don't go in."
And then George threw open the door,
and threw back himself with open
mouth and eyes, for in that moment
he had become t he witness of a little
tableau which made him wonder
whether he was indeed out of-his
The goddess was sittin g by the ta
ble when Lyle entered: lie bowed,
she looked. There was a quick cry
of " Constance!" "Lyle!" and then
Lyle Paryl sprang forward, while the
girl sank into bier seatagain and hid
her face in her hands. Only for a
second, though ; almost before Lyle
could touch her, before he Could even
utter :mother word, she had risen to
her feetAer beautiful face so white
'and haggard now that George hardly
knew ;it ad,ain, and confronted him
a imlf-terrible, half-definant
-Is thiS a .hoax ?" she asked, in a
ku.i.ttl r ,
( ' - rrasping tones." or is this your
child i '
gang the child—no!" thundered
I,yl nd a great light: rushed into
hefface, leaving it white indeed, but
more beautiful than ;ever. Without
a word sheiwould have lett the room.
but ho put himself hiller fray.
" ekstanee. how is this?" he asked,
almost in atone of agony. •. How
do I find yon, of all others, here ?"
" In answer to an .advertisement,"
she anSwered.trying'hard to be cool.
" I wanted a place as governess, and
thinyng it bona fide. naturally
for it. I never guessed it was
deeeption—least of 'all,that.you
—Major Daryl, please allow me to
pass ;; I ought never to have come ;
and You can't wish to insult me by
detaining me here."
•' ILtve I -ever insulted you, that
you should , say that ?" asked Lyle,
indignantly; then softening as
Constance. I never Areamt of
meeting you again; hut, since you
are here, will yon not. give me one
minute? Tell me ?"'
, k`.Certainly not.," she iiabl. not look,'
ing at him, and movitr , to the door ;
" I have no business to be hertrat all,
and You know it, though you have
brought me here. Let me go—pray
let me go?!
'‘', Rhout another word he moved
aside, and bowing silently, let her
pass him. Then, for the first time,
George ChaWorth, good fellow that
he was, came forward and said with
that pretty air of frank deference
which won the hearts of Belgravian '
doWagers: . ,
•Will you allow me to apologize,veiy
sincerely, for having been the : cause
of Yonrfeeling so justly annoyed, and
to assure you, on my honor, that The
advertisement was mine, and mine
only.l My friend strongly disapprov
ed Oil it from first to last. I'm aw
fully Isorry—l am indeed,"
She looked at him, her beautiful
face touching him strangely ; it bore
suchla pale, goaded, over:Arun!! ex
pressipn ; but as the proud eyes rested;
on has earnest young fare, they soft
ened! That boyish addendum, " I'm
awfu ly sorry—l am indeed," was too
, hone7t to be misjudged. ',
Thank you." she said gently,
but (sadly. •• It does' not matter •
onlyt--. • Her lips Were quivering,
poorl girl. and she broke off suddenly.
George Offered her his arm with eager
" Let • Me see you to the door," he
begged, penitently, "It was only to
get. a study for a picture—l'M' an
amateur artist, I may explain—but
I'd gather. never paint anOtherthan,
to do. such a thing again., Do my
you ;forgive me.".
" pleasure," shc-said. smiling
faintly as he oliened the door for her.
•' I don't suppose you did mean any
She was going, but George in his
eonfpunetion delayed her..
ll'on are, a friend of Lyle Daryl."
he iremarked. hurriedly.,; "He is the
hestl friend I have in the world.
Won't you give me one won't for him ?
He had nothing, in the world to do
with this, and very nearly quarrelled
witl me about
" Tell him, please. I am very sorry
I misjudged him," she said slowly.
and! then .she went away, looking like
a queen,. the low red sunlight on her
golden hair, and the stately grace of
her !noble figure throwing it, leonlv. lithe
shallow on the dusty pavement.
When George went up stairs again
he found Lyle Daryl sitting at the
table,!with his head 'bowed - on :his
crossed arms: and the:young fellow's
" Come. old fellow." lie said, with
.4omewhat awkward 'Cheerfulness. "do
not be down about it. I'm awfully,
sad with mS•self; but no one ever
expected this, and it'`,s no use 'crying
over spilt milk. Betides I've brought
you a message fmni the lady, and a
very nice one, too, faun such a love
" Tell it," cried Lyle, roughly, sit-.
ting" up with a weight of terrible,
trouble on his raged face.,
Don't be a bear,' old bby," said
George good humoredly.. "I told her
it was all my doing - . from beginning
end ; and she bade me tell you she
was awfully vexed she'd been so short
The message was somewhat altered.;
but perhaps that did -not matter.: at
any rate, the; fierceness Went out of
.L.Oe's . faee, and it grew easier again.
" Short with - me,"he echoed, " if she
had . only that to •L Sorry for: but
that doesn't matter now. Faney.4-
fancy Constance . Jerrold' in such a
position? It almOSt Maddens me tiff
think of it. George. where does she
Itee? With whom? Did she .'tell
" No. I didn't like to ask her that,
or, her - name either. Jerrold, did
yort g.sy ?"
4 yes daughter of Gilbert Jer
roldf Elms , Court one of the
richest men in Berkshire." •
What the man they call Jew Jer
rottl,ol.Changc?l Why, he smashed
uPltii•o . 'yeara azol Sixpence 'in the
pound, or sornelathing of that'..iTrt."
never heard of it—how could , ,
way .in Canada ?--Inever heard a
word of it. And - Constance a gov
•rness ! Great Heaven, that she
shOuld have come to that ! And I
_oing on, hating the very thought of
her How little . I guessed!" and
again the big man's head went Own
on his folded arms, to his young
friend's intense surprise and dismay.
Little by little, and with much cross
questioning and persuasion, George
Chaworth got out the Whole story.
Three years ago Lyle Daryl, cap
tain In , the Geniandier Guards, and
only son and heir of one of the
proudest baronets in the Urnited King
dOmi had been engaged to Constance
Jerrold, only daughter of Gilbert Jer
nild a wealthy man of the people.
and risen from one of the Said peo-,
humblest mercantile grades.'
They had loved cad' other after a
very little delay, and had declared
that: fact to each other with equal
promptitude. Beautiful, fitseinating,
and a .reputed heiresS. Constance
cOuld have • had crowds of suitors ;
but she turned a deaf ear to every
sOlieitation. and chose for - herself the
big, rugged-faced. true hearted , sol
dier; into whose ' heart of heart y she
had stolen from the first moment. lie
had looked on her sweet and gracious
beauty. His parents had not favored
the Match at first—had indeed turned
a isomewhat trr in face on their son's
passion—Constance's family by no
means coining up to their
ments; but the I)arvls were not over
wealthy, and old Mr. Jerrold was
supposed to be a little short of a
Millionaire; besides,every one agreed
.wife, though only a poor
iergyman's (laughter,' had
: been a
Perfect lady. So Sir Thomas and
Lady. Daryl gave in, and for: si
Months Lyle basked , in the siinshin
of his JoVell one's first warn' - affec t
tiOni and lavished the whole tender r
less of his honest,deep-feeling nature
on 'her in return, and then, one fine,
morning, he walked into the Army'
and:Navy Club, and tlnire found a
letter in his darling's hand-writing,ly
ing On the hall table.' and opening it
eagerly, found—his (li - smissal
It was a brief note. somewhat inco
herently and vaguely worded. but
leaving, no doubt whatever as to the
writer's meaning . . as • all . over
between them 'an 1 reason the
assertion was that e girl whose
sweet eves had sr r him in un
donde(' love and confidence one short
fortnight back had suddenly dis
ebvered that they were " not suited "
. . .
to each other. She "felt that marriage
between them would not be fog the
happiness of either, and. being" cer
tain of that fact, she broke it off be
fOre it was too late." In. plain 4'..ng
lish. Lyle Daryl was jilted.
Shocked, incredulous. stung to the
soul and indignant. Daryl would have
Intriied down to Berkshire and insist
ed on a:verbal explanation from his
fi'ekle inistress had tho oirl not stop
ed to Iva him to take uo such step.
It " would be of no avail, for she nee
er marry him. and it would
only draw down herXather's wrath on
Tier.." " Ile would never forgive me,"
she wrote, " while, if he thinks it is
brOken off by mutual consent, lie can
say nothing. I dare not tell him even
that yet, and I implore you to spare
your pride and my feeliTrs by star
ing away. 3
'r Does she think ... that I woubrforce
myself on her or any other woman r
cried Daryl in his just wrath:. and then
he swore a bitter oath never to cast
thought or care on Constance Jer
rold, or one of her 'sex' again. False.
heartless deceivers, one and all ! Six
weeks later Lyle had enchanged into
a re<*iment bound for Canada. and
• left England. ".
lie was away for two years..a►xl
had returned only afew weeks ago.
and therefore learnt with surprise
COnstance:s father had failed utterly
and entirely within a fort-night ,of
liis leaving England, that Elms Court
and the handsome house in Harley
street had been sold to the highest
bidder. and that. Mr. Jerrold's death
liad appeared in the papers in less
thatrtix months afterward.
Some friends of nu - lie live near
Elms Court.".said George in conclu
sion." and I heard them talking of
Jew Jerrold one day. They said his
daughter was no end of a beauty—
isn't she, by George—was immensely.
admired, and had received two hood
; oilers after her' father's smash, lint
had refused them both, was supposed
to be earning her living somehow and
'somewhere, but where or. hO--they
didn't know. Fancy this being--the
very rirl! Well, Lyle; I grant she is
as lovely as an angel. but, if she had
treated me as seurvilly as she did
you. L wouldn't trouble my head a
second time about her,. Yes.l would.
though." he added. with a sudden
recollection of the sweet faint smile
which had eradiated that pale, beau
tiful face at parting, "but then Thu
not a hard bit of flint like you:"
•: my eoneern.” said Daryl
Shortly. " luu. don't linden:tan,
an about it. Constanee Jer
*told a Governess! George - I tnti;
• " Agreed," was the- laughing an
swer. " but the gitestion is, how
Yes,t hat was the ivestion--.-"How?"
and for six weeks Lyle Daryl. tried
every means to solve it without even
a shadow of succes-London is such
a wide place, and • governesses form
So numerous and so important a class.
Uesides.he had her dignity and his
oWn to consider, and it' was some
*hue before he even waived ihese suf
fieiently to put a carefully -worded
advertisement in the Times. Perhaps
it was too earefully worded ; it was
never answered, and by the curl of
the second month Paryi gave up the
searclt in despair. cursing torture the
while for her heartless indifference to
Fortunately that gtgidess is 'of a
capricious turn of mind. •On the
very clay following. a' he wftc u all:
ins up the Bayswater re;i....1, he 53.7,-
0,0 - nstanee Jerrold entering a house.
oh the right hand.
It was one of those larp. handsome
Muses - facing Kens'ngton Gardens at
Lancaster Gate. She, had a little
'I 1 '
. . I
Smartly dressed boy by the hand,and
he noticed that when the door tea;
oPened she did not seem to : ask. the
servant! any question, as a visitor.
would, but passed straight! in,. the .
child hanging back to hold , up some
infantile'trophy for the Ihnikey's ad
miration. Still it might be al Friend's
house, and on that chance he feared
to compromise his false " ladye " by
inquiring for, her at the door. lie
erossedloVer to the gardens, took his
seat on the -. nearest bench, and Set
himself to .watch the house with the
dogged steadfastness characteristic of
the' man. One hour passed-;.and no
'Constance; two, and she . Made no
sign of reappearance. - • Lyle l)aryl
nodded to; himself,lot up, gave him
self a shake, crossed the road -and
rang the bell •
".Miss Jerrold lives here, doesn't
she ?" he demanded of the ix)wdered
servant who opened the doOr. "Is
she at home . !" In the sickness 'of
hots'. deferred, lie would hardly have
heen sUrprised. had the answer„. been
in the negative to both questions, but
the `man merely looked a -good. deal
surprised and a little supereilllous
and 'answered : •
~ Miss Jerrold, Illy young lady's
governess; do you mean sir r She
lives 'here certainly. Can't say if
she's at home. though ; - she doe , '4u't
see vhiitors generally."
There was a sort of half-Sneethig
impertinence in the man's umnner,
whieh. almost impelled Daryl to kick
him down the steps. Deconim for
bidding that-course, however, he .re
strained himself, and, very slowlyand
deliberately drawing. ont a well filled
purse, he opened it leisurely and said:
I expect she will see me. as I am
an old friend of her fiunily.
lingering the gold iu his purse--"whir
is the owner of this. house."
- ".General Wyndhain. sir. Wcn't
you walk in while I enquire about
Miss Jerrold ?" said Jame, with a
sudden and eager access of eivilty.
" Wyndham," repeated Lyle to
himself. " Fancy finding my old
Indian General here! Well, wonders
never 'eease. Is your mistress at
home ?" he said.' sharply. -
Yes, Sir." • ,
" Give , her my card then—Major
DaryL":ind, handing James : the piece
of pa4te-board therewith inscribed,
Lyle cooly replaced his purse iu his
pocket, and strode after' him
Mrs. Wyndham was a very old
friend. of Lyle -Daryl's, though -they
had not Yet met for yeani, and the
welcome accorded him was propor
tionately, hearty. He was no,t. how
ever, a man to let friendship or hospi
tality stand in the way of business,
and. after a, very brief live minutes'
conversation-Ile stood up and said,
with his gruffest voice and plea:lant
est smile Lyle's , smile was very
; pleasant, ,
Ni :Wyndham. will you
inc a greater bear than ever..buftm
not good at beating about the -bush,
so I may as well tell you right out
.that I.iiidn't come here to see you at
The 'General: I :,uppor,e. ?'"
Mrs. Wyndhali , i,
I am of small:amount."
" Not the Grier:lL" replied Lyle.
bluntly ; " for II did , not even know
that ' , either of I yon Was in England:
I came to see Miss Jerrold."
"The governess ?" said Mrs. Wynd
ham. a considerable amount of sur
prise showing through her well-bred
ease. I - • I
Exactly:: I But Lyle's dark face
flushed somewbat as he said it. " And
that is 'another thing have just
learned—name ly, • that Miss Jerrold
is a overness: I have known her
and her family, Air the last six years;
and when I left' England her father
Was one of thee-richest men in Berk
shire." • 1 -
'" Indeed! You dont't say so. She
is an nucomnionly lady-like, accom
plished. girl : but I see so little of her,
and she is so reserved, that we have
never had any[conversatiOn." .
" That is just, what I desire to have
now." said Daryl, composedly, if
yots will kindlY give Me your permis
sion. 111 may as 'well tell von,. dear
old friend," he added, with a sudden
cordial , frankness. very' winning in
the rough soldier. " that I Went to
Canada wholly' and. solely • bemuse
Miss Jerriild refused, to be *my. wife,"
—in his loyalty' to his fickle rove' he
chose that verb preference to - a
harsher-- and I
. tim here to-day to
try to induce her to reconsider her
Upon my wOrd." 'cried Mrs.
Wyndham, laughing, - quite a little
romance, and the hero the same preux
eheralier.as eyer ! Well, Sir Bayard.
I wish you success. I suppose your
parents knoW of this ?,"
" Both my father and mother were ,of such shartyseverity that she trern,
aWare Of my tirst proposal. and men- hied in his hold. "do 0-Ou • think : I:
tioned it : but had they' done
,other- lOved you for Your ilioliey. that 3 - 6 n
wise Mrs": WYndhain. I fancy I am talk to me now ahout your being
old and wise lenoirli to choose for
. poor ?. As if- I, cared for that.' 1. - On
myself." 1 ~ must liatie a high opinion of me,"
Mrs,. Wynilhain laughed . an-aim; li " No. no ;: I know how • ,foiXi y ou
Thirty'years ago, she had run away are. Birt. I' iliontriltand Lady Daryl
from school 'l;3 Marry the General.',aid " 1 . .
then a, poor stili. and she. rather liked ', " What, has iny in Other saitl to you.
a- little romance iii her friends. •• . Constaucty imperitively. ••Sit down
" And now yOu want, me to help I and tell ,rne 'aliout
,it. There,. don't
you. eh N
? ell. shall she come down look So frightened 'about/it. my ii..t :
trt. you. or will you go up to her ?"- . but I've waited so long for the truth.
•• The latter. certainly," cried Lyle. and. I Mean to have it non.- heniem
Its. WYndhain touched the hell. i her. nothing will Make Me let you ..4 - ro
•• Where• is; Miss jerrold. dames' •'.: ! a ,,,,, 1 iii i ,„. 0 y 0 may 11. : We ll tell 1.4( .; eve iy..
- In the sAmolroom. inul'ain• with fthil).." and there (vas so . machall-
Miss Eva:" -' - . : thoritvin his manner. though he still
.. " Send Mis i 's Eva downto me. please; li - ept - his arm aronfut her. that COn 7
and .now, my 'dear. ....Major. go, up as stance leant her_ Kona little hea&on
quickly as you will._ darner wilt show his shoulders hefOre she. answered.
von to the door. and . rememher.',pleadiii! , ly:---- 1 1 - ; ;
whether youlsuceeed or not. the Gen-
,!' ''Lvle. you will ;never forgire me,
end will never forgive you if you :for it 'was all my fault ; . L I knOW that
'l.on't stay aud dine with us.". ' ' i now ; and I'Ve been wrett:hed enotigh
• it was : almost dark 1)y this time, I . —Oh my,darling.yon will never know
and when Lyle opened the study door 1 how wretched thinking • how yOu
the room seemed at first sight - empty. I Must despiSA 2 me tot
Then something moved; and coming'! and falseliood
for Ward he I saw' *Constance Jerrold i , . "Yes,- h e ~iti,l. i
..t.r,inly, ••I did'l4 - --
crouching on a low stool by the fire. icspise the fickleness, but never you.
Ilk entrance startled inr to her feet Constance -never [you, dear: I love.!
like a. fri:rhtened - deer.' and.la;i (ter 1 you too well.' .
eVes met hif4, he saw.hy the ruddy
dicker of tit l e firelhAt that every vet.-
ige -had: died out of lu'r
leaving it a4ht - only the eyes
,a halt r detiant and. her
Toice %oundo Aritp
site • .*:
- Major Daql ! You here! Why i - Was made; but I thought it was
have ypu came? " '•
' - there,and - that I should bring fon
TO see lyou Coustauce l " he au. 1 something,in exchange for you. obi
swerc-d. talOng, her reluctant, ha* 5 name and tour great loye:-
awl holding them as he : spoke; "Why
should 1 not? When you sent me
adrift three yearti ago, yeill were
pleased to acknowledge that-, it was
no. tault'or mine that. 'yon' ski acted.
Have I - been inlay 'anything that
you: should deny t' .me 'your- ncquain ,
-tanee - now ? " .
"No, no," she - Miswered, huMbly„
the primtionpishi P g up into her face
again,; "only - I never . see visitors
no*, and - .llErs. Nqudliarn
Mrs. Wyndhai - is aware that I
am here, 'Consta4e. Indeed, it was
she Who sent me tjfr you." Either the
!fraVe steadiness, Of his . - Joiei or the
metetoneh of his hand had-iliae
subdued- her ; tilnid enough now ;
and trembling all Ifiver, she sloial be
fore-him, all Beth rice gone; 'pod ; her
voiki shook as sh'e said, trying,' the
while tofree'ber hand froili hid grifsp:
"11t was -.very of iter-4-:,..0f
tiger I mean ; but I explaineil--="
"That I should,seek you ont ? •You
must know me very little, Colist:Mee.
if you think F kioubt be viintente'd
With a meeting like otir
Must beg your pardon fOr autt."
she said. trying to resume old
dignity. - I was innjus tto yOn."
roNst ? repeated Lyle. with, a
harsh Sire have yOu
diseovered thatsix *Weeks 'or three
years wro ?'' Then. as hi''saw, the
tears ritsh into the beautiful eves.
and the painful tthikon Of the little
month. Foraive, me, Constance? "
he " I did n'ot come•here to be
rlltre to you, but I've suffered a good
dealony dear. and it' hasn't Unproved
It was the old •vOice, the old simple
plira - ,:w and lirotectiug ap 1 ellatlou.
Sin could not speak, the tears came
too fast now, awl -she turned away
aWI leant her face against the cold
marble- Of the mantle-pricer,, to hide
thein. Lyle laid his', hams!; on her
.7-Constance." lie said. veri - ;gently.
" I want to distress -you ; hitt
-I must ask you one thing. When you
broke off our enize , entent. Was it be
cause I hail otfended von in any was ?"
4 No. no." she said very quickly.
but; without raising her face.
", Had yon ceased to- love me. then,
OT volt . never loved :me It
eOtildn't have all been make believe.
Constance—not! at- •and the
grasp on her shoithler tightened with
N0.. - answer thiS. tiute—only the face
still Tiidilen.awl!thi. red 1i It of tin:
fire ruins a nd tailin g on Int heaving
bosom. • ,1
Y Constance'. I! nevevinesi:louol or
Pc:prom - died yfin. then. I too
prOud and•foo,'lniserahle: Litt , larely
havf!.:i ri!dit. to an answer now;
Yon don't rneani that', it Vis O. du
yon Were jilayinfr with Hie
frOm the first ", -
!NO tinSwer. but the tears kept fall
iff; hot and fart.!
Did yon loveme
then-li - hen. you
s e nt me away : frimn yOu'!" :
Still no afigwei. but a golden head
bowed lower yet; and ] a gaping sob.:
With a sudden !impulse LYle Daryl
pu.,i his armaround the droopin! , fi!rnre,
and drew it to !him lifted the tear-,
stfiined. face frOin itg.eold support.
.;‘. 4 Parlin Cr. " lie:-sail. verf;•
it d4eSll . t. SetTilithilty, I know.; but
I do believe yOttAht[atl F do even
think you tare fOr Oh., ray
in pity. don't triPwitli me now
but say .yes.' if it.is so."
His arms were round her; hand
raising the., flushed. and Iti ' vely face 3
oxer which hii',own u'as bent. and for,
one moment She lo4cd up as if
denial : but her glance went, straialit!
into the honest. de p iths Of
found at moisture;
there which no living belie , had ever '
seen before since Lyle Dry was a° child in peticOMS. 'Wlith litile
in cry of love and f4orrovi% she hid
her -face on his]breaSt, sobhing, out
Oh. Lyle. Lyle, tion't ! -I can't
help it ; and not,worth—:oh.
not worthy Four love now !" •
-" dOn't care : whether you are Work
thy or not." he sal d. almost fiercely:
as he held her close to ritim, and
kissed her gni Niering lips .f.igaitt and
again;. .but I kitOw you.ate just the
most dear andj preeious, beinfr eii
earth to me. and I'll never let von
again While life is in Ins bOth." .
Even now .sh. tried to resist a -lit
tle. though she clung to him the while.
" Oh. Lyle'. you Must not 1 Yon
What. my darlinLr? " • '
That I—that 1 treated
you before." ' ;
,• " I will for.ret that when von ate
my wife. sweet one."
But. Lyle, I can't be that." and
Ole tried'to lift ',her hot face. -What
would your parents ;say now And' I
so poor,,and 'a goyerness.:too
" Constande. cried
_Daryl. in a tone
She piiCtip.her face cittickly, aU
him; :c; anv •cliihi might have
410 l'.. before she went Flo.: • I
" You kiinw hdw cver) • -1 - )l2e
thouz;iit papa was ; Lyle ? I, at 4tiv
rxte, alz - ;•17z hclie7;ctl it. 11tc77 yotir
parents tiitir.'t 'Eke the 17.17 the tp.ohey
" . you think I *anted inlything
more than your love in return, Con
'‘NO ' riot you , but-Lyle; don't be
angry-your parentaldid. You kno*
they Wonld never liAve' given their -
consent to yOur marrying me if papa
had'-been only a pool man.". , .- • i
" DOO talk -like 'chat, child. - Ife f
ssnS;orieFof i,le Ilia Mien of the
try,' and if he had heeo poor ..---- 10 1.
•. " .he wo' s',. Lyle—ros.:b reallY. .
was'. • Illicara it flit when you, had -
gone ttplo tOlim that time - .. I waa sit-. 1
ting in the : verandah, and my . fitherr4, .
'and', hi's lawyer came out.l on the lawn.
below . .1410, I only heard two sen-i,
tenees; - ,but they to me that he hadi •
lost: tbousandis, that: his wealth wasi
only a sham, and that he -was kee'p-i
ittg Up only iill—ohAyle---onr mar
riage !. Ile was afraid--darlittg,dOn'tl '
be bat*on him, for he loved me; ancl.:
he iS dead now-Lthat,,,if you fouhd it
out. you would want; to hreak . olf the
inateh, and Once I wa4married to you,l
he relk4 on your father's dreact.of ,a 3 .
standity in his son's Wally to,, induce 1
him : to
,lend moneyito :support; thee;
sinking concern. 1.3 - 1e.1,, can't tell
sow how' I felt. ' As :soon as I recov4!
ed from the first shock, I hurrieth
away. and nearly eridl3-
nth' !own room. llt hurt inc sol ~
Cruelly to hear my clear father cralcit-r
lat Mg' on my inarriage)n , so mercepl '
ary a way ; andAll'ou g h , I. had the&
. i.U - yoUr Ith-e'and _
dishiteredness.. I cOtild mot hear him
throw! a doubt On it without trem:
blhcr. - for I 'knew he liyai right About ,
your , i*rents. and the knoWledge
AIM? , me to my viers lf soul. You see
-love I was such a profit!, spoilt girl
that Ii 'Couldn't bear 10 think any oriel
admired me except for Myself 'alone
At tirst , I thOurlit of writhig - to; 3-011
Ilut I :couldn't betrray what' - t hat ,
Icarnt by. accident : and then. while I !
was still - in the mi4ery of.sustienq•
Lady laryl came fp . me. She tolt
me she i had heard iiiimors—very 1111 ,1
Ovn sall't :. Onus ANAIt ' iny -father—
that hisfortune wa4 not What it ha('
been represented = iii fak, that itwar)
a mere finhble :, midi she tried . to: fin 4
the truth ,from inc. 1 Lyle. reouldii'
tell her. much rfs I hinged to clo so 4
Could' 11,?-aiiil she : I ,l‘v I waS keepin4'
. smifetliinfr back; aq her manner ali
pTed . at inu.-e. Shd i had Iken !yer .
kind and confidential before, but sh
drew.ln',Tself up nowl, • and I saw tha
she *ought me a=lculating.merl,
4:eliztry Hirt. liiding . the truth fromi
lest I . shonl.l . lose 'l4 lover. Lyle--4 4
;dn't frown so—yid'. knew how over
:sensitiVe I was. and!r niay have beet,
IniStakca : but it did Seem- so,Tor.slu;
'said something abont hoping she ha(
,been 'nisi n forme4--Sir Thomas wouh,
; never pass it . ovet':iand .though ,or
,eourse tier son was . too generous and
•toolionorable to draw i3ackTfrom Ili;
:word . now or make me tin nippy -.--!-•;,..
i sh e ne c er fini:llfll her seri (lief'. LAY] (. 4 ...
f or th e re I lost Jny 'temper. and tol4 •
her not t - ‘, think of imy happiness, a •
.it was ,not ,:ill- boluid tip in •My ei
, ra:retnent. Ifer. 5 1 !,41 might *e a'
' to 011 , 6'0 1 k 2a. 4 2e111 ; 011, , • ::is he Rel
—I hail no dc-;in.ti , ) ntake Jam e - ,•i: either virtues On my bilialf..
. - Constance ! - • 1. , . . •, fl
Yes. - she said oftkill.T tip int!?
pained ftet. ; said all that anij
it was :di. every wen': nir c
rue; f o r I hteed - 011...-011'.`.. Lyle. Cf
ov e d von with iny si lteart iut Lati
)ary.l lid - itor; is 31 pride. and whet'
ht• sahLthat if I li: - tts so inditferenl.
ilium the inattei.. She really thou' , , , lo.
ter .toti would he j;tistitied in recoil
iderilig an engageniint wlireji ha I
tothin.r to recommend it. I told lie
unite ap - reeil wirtli her. il . nd hal
Ireadv tletertnin o '.
to break it. of,
.she seemed frightened - . and sail
I trio hasty. tiLe hoped: I w_qul
think of It. for she *fetire
you would be unielf, annoyed an'
even distressed at first.
At first. Constdnee!" •
le don't look at the z.o. As'.
serve it. I know I do ; I think I wa.
half mad. you knipw the rest. - Paw
did not hear of what I had done ant' I
you had. 101., England, :and, then I it
was too late for hitit to interfere:. Ifp
wa:,.-dreadfully anf2. - ry ; but by •-th:'t
time I Wfi eared for
nothin: - r. If the crash hadn't eon' e
soOn after Ward, and friven n e
enough to do and sittfer;in other way. ,
thhik I should' have - Oh. t
nisery 1 OA tired, taking_6:ery Tao
1114'; 'yith the sank thought, that.
:houl4l. nevertiee yO - -nevex hearq
souio of your 'rice agaiu t , 4 ‘9)4'ho'
• One 'word hale broug,
me back, Connie,'
" Yes,if I could liaye said it. I lon
ed to do So again, nt womanly pri
was ;trona, and when poor 'pal
died, and I had • (At into t
world. I had cried milchL befo;
that there was. no tears left - ea h
Not`hin7 neitho hard Wo'rk, .tt
pol; - erty, unicindnCs.s—hnrt rue
• My poor dArlins." . siti4 ' Ly
drawing her c•liiaer to
,hi 4 "
wretched pride seem, , ; to Imiye
EnOand without; .seeint,r, you;-aud
for my mother."
Lyle. you w 11l not think of tha
It 'was all for yotir good, and l if I b'
teen should not ha
6:1 red. _
is all very i for
that. but it is uOt so easy fur. ml
forLiive when I think—L" •
"Lyle dear, - interruptei . I the `rl.
- don't think of it any more,. .117
!Lady Daryl waS a little misiake it
was from love for yon. -3b - father
erred deeplyiformy sake, Let bi•th .
rest now and forever - ---the real , : f. ult '
- 4 :- I\
Wa.; . 4 mine.'; 4 4 ; .. - :
\ToOrs, my tiarlim'; r -
,• • .
,-. y(-_ , , mine:---all mineowl 41oit* ,
s•oldoil to me , i .leric4 - the'.girl;_bn
inf.. hito. tears :14 Daryl took 'her
hi;' arms and I...issed her. "Lvt
never doc.-rved to hilye you spea:
uieillse,aiu • • I never thOught you w
ani).--and-Likow:— . • _
AO noxy iConme, said
Daryl. " you. ha'-e noticing to do
to ,;11.N: - the wedding° day. °Will.
ilas° . month von ? M behu
tilt I h - ace you for my. own."
And to think that Game
of my advertisement fok a govern •
remarked ..M . r. George . Chaw rth,
e few hour 4 after a -peril) nee
of ;' a certain :Mystie cemmoni . at
which he assiiited as ", best u •
••Iteally, when 4 reflect on the share
I had in, presenting -Lyle Dary, kith
the loveliest girl that ever lived,l i and
then consider the abominable in
:which he lectured me' for 'my tttle
zulertisimr ida., I wonder that his
hafr hasn't turned. white with rumort:4".
And my pietUre 'is unfinished AM.
AVe:I. one thiiig I am determiner On.
Mrs. LS - le Daryl oWcs me somethiug,
f.,r helping her to- her faithful Gala-.
had, and the re;ward I 'Mean to-all 17;
Indf an he ur's Littine ror my , W iNI%
FT) A f4:,....)Vrillii'l-3.7
SAID 8 pompons imgrand, vsto6.:e
had stolen upk.behind and cen. r
kiss : "3ladam, •I consider 'such an
&corms." "Eicuvo - me," add the
"I did n't know it was yon."