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' EMMETT CAMPBELL HALL
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Picture Drama of the Same Name
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"Anyway, it au i oiue to a sudden
hepd through Lawyer Grady, that wa
old enough to tie the girl's father him
selt. askln Henderson it He might
have Jane tor wite.
"Henderson was fair pleased. Grady
hein rieh through mortgages ou wid
ows' farms and such like, and toid
Jane she was to take him Soon as
she could slip away Jane came to meet
me an' weep that she didn't know
what to do
"No more did I when she said she
didn't dare run oft with me. She was
crying In my arms when old Hender
son came stormin' np. followed hy
<Jrndy. who had seen us together, and
hurried to tell her father. He ordered
her to go to the house and to her room
and she went, and that was the last I
saw of her. stumbling along, hllnded
"Me he drove oft like I was a tramp
sod l—l just went. You see, I wasn't
mticb more an a boy an' had always
been made to feel humble, an' he was
the great man.
"1 went back to the place where I
worked, bitter and heavy hearted Mv
'only comfort was the belief that Jana
truly loved me.
"1 thought my heart would Just
break when 1 rend the note Hender
son's hired man brought me. It was
from Jane and said as how, havtn
come to realize how degrsdin' was ac
quaintance with a person ot my class,
she would henceforth regard me as a
total stranger, from whom any coin
mnnlcatlon would be offensive.
"1 guess 1 was near crazy with anger
and grief an' couldn't think, else I
would have known that sweet little
Jane never willingly wrote that note
that she would ha' known would break
my heart! The only thing 1 could
think was to get far away, and in an
hour 1 was ready and on the road
"As 1 tramped away toward the
sunset 1 mind I looked at the old hoi
low tree where we was used to hide
"1 found a note, yellow and crumblin* in
my fingers, but still to be read."
notes for each other. 1 thought of the
last oue I had found there and the
words in it—all love and promises to
always be true—and I laughed and
went on. If 1 had only looked in the
hollow of that old tree!
"It was a weary road I followed
stranger, for I carried a burden of sor
row that I could not lose- 1 could not
"For nlgb forty years 1 drifted about
in the goldfields of the west, growing
oid and never forgetting. I never had
much luck, but I didn't '-are. 1 never
heard any news from Sliudydale
"At last I made a little strike —not
big. but eti'nigh to take care of me as
long as I might likely live, and I felt
suddenly tired out. and something kept
pulling, pulling at me. drawin' me back
to Shady dale
"At last 1 went, and the village was
jtlst the same except for tile folks I
met. They were all different, and no
body knew me.
"I stopped to look nt the old Hender
son place, and a wouian that must ha
been a baby when 1 went away was
foolin' about in the yard.
"She told me that old Henderson had
died long ago—had lost his fortune.
eVery cent, and it killed him. and that
Jam'— Old Maid Jane she called her—
was still living, had never married, but
waited always for a lover who went
away and never came back.
"Then something seemed to snap In
side, and my heart commenced to
pound like it would choke me. Straight
to the old hollow tree 1 went—and it
■was just the same—and In the old tin
can hidden 111 the hollow I found a
note, yellow and emmblin' In my fin
gers. but still to be read
"Jane had written it as soon as she
could after writing, as her father stood
HARRTKBURG ST A R-TN DEPENDENT, THURSDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 10, 1914.
over her and told her the words, the
note that had sent me away. It told
me that she did love me and always
would, that she knew I would realize
that that other note was forced from
her and that I would look in the old
tree for her true heart's message. And
I had not looked!
"I found Iter— my Jane—on the poor
farm! Her hair was white, but to me
she was as fair as 011 the day she first
kissed mo, forty years a£o. and when
I looked into her eyes I saw the same
"Now you'll understand, stranger,
why I'm kinder foolish maybe.
"It Rets a feller sort of stirred up
bnbbly-like. to suddenly tind that he
Is to be happy at the end of such a sad
and loug journey when lie wasn't look
in' for anything but the same old aeh
ing pain, for we are gotn' to be nappy,
my old sweetheart and me.
"I've sold tn.v claim for enongh to
buy a snug little cottage and take care
o' us as long as we live. I've got it
right here in this old blllbook—the
price of happiness and peace and rest
for me and Jane."
From his coat old Silas produced a
fat pocketbook, patted It fondly and
carefully stowed it away. Be lapsed
into a happy revury.
Cecil smiled, with moist eyes. On
the sent Just in front a mau sat with
hat pulled low over furtive, glittering
glances. This man was sometimes
known as Sykes. However, he really
was entitled to the honorary title gen
erally bestowed-his friends and ad
mirers Invariably referred to blm as
Bad Sykes' thin lips writhed into a
grin of eager greed.
Ahead of the locomotive a man snd
denly stepped Into the middle ot the
track and waved a red flag. The emer
gency brakes screamed, and the train
came to a bumping halt.
The erstwhile flagman covered the
engine crew wiui two heavy Colts
Several stubble bearded gentlemen
suddenly arose from the bushes along
side the track and climbed into the
express car. as though ou Imperative
At the first bite of the brakes Bad
Sykes had thrown aside bis mask of
repose. He arose swiftly, with both
"All hands up—keep 'em up—march
out the back door an' line np'long the
track!" he ordered, and was obeyed.
l.ord Cecil felt distinctly gratified.
This was just the sort of thiug one
bad a right to expect in America.
Personally he could sutler little from
any number ot holdups, his money be
ing of such denominations and quan
tity as would have provoked the con
tempt of a sneak thief.
Really they would think It deucedly
amusing nt the club
Cecil was at the end of the line
which had formed up along the right
of way. Next to him was old Silas.
Mr. Sykes had begun at the other
end and worked his way down with
dispatch, the passengers dropping their
valuables, almost with eagerness, it
seemed, into the bag which was held
to receive them.
Silas contributed a small roll of bills
with shaking hand
"Dig up that wallet, quick!" Mr.
Sykes snarled, and his revolver men
Old Silas glanced abntit wildly, as
though* contemplating flight, but the
black muzzle stared unwinkingly into
"Quick!" Mr. Sykes prompted, and
about his eyes came the tins puckers
that Just precede the tightening of a
finger on a trigger.
With the joy of life stricken from his
face, old Silas dropped the wallet into
the gaping bag.
"An' that watch." Mr. Sykes prompt
ed Lord Cecil, and the watch was add
ed to the other booty.
"Oh. God! My Jano—l can't take
you now—always—the poor farm!"
The broken, sobbing whisper was
close at Lord Cecil's side.
A flame seemed to leap through his
veins, and for an Instant a red veil
obscured his vision. There was n
movement in the line toward the other
"Keep still, there!" Mr. Sykes roared
and turned eyes and gun toward the
To the point of the Jaw. swiftly.
Lord Cecil struck, and Bud Sykes drop
In an instant Cecil bad possessed
hifnself of bis guns.
"Keep still, every one! Tie this chap!
Watch the bag!" he snapped and duck
ed under the coach.
With swift lightness. Lord Cecil ran
the length of the train.
As he slipped round the engine the
bandit guarding the crew sprang back
with a startled yell, and his bullet cut
a lock from Cecil's bead.
Then he pitched stiffly on to his face,
and Cecil, a flaming weapon In either
hand, was facing the storm of bullets
sent at him by the bandits leaping
from the express car.
Suddenly the battle was at an end.
One of the men by the express ear
dropped with a stifled moan—the en
glne crew, possessing themselves of the
guns of tiie tlrst dead outlaw, had
come valiantly to Cecil's support—the
remaining outlaws, the spirit gone
from them, threw their arms upon the
Two hour* later the train slowed
down and cam* to n Jolting slop.
lipon tliv tour platform old Silas
Meggs grasped eagerly the hit ml thai
T.ord Cecil extended.
"I—l'd thank you. sir. If I could.'
lie gulped "And. .Inin*—she'll lie wait
Ing for me— she'd thauk you It Isn't
| only the money we'll owe to you. hut
| the happiness for which we've waited
I no long."
Then upon Lord Cecil descended that
j shyness and horror of spoken thank*
% M -«^3t .S§f . [ H
"I found her—my Jsne—on the poor
which is the hallmark of his caste
and on his face was that blank nes
with which the meu of his breed an
fain to hide what may stir i heir hearts
Abruptly lie disengaged his hand
"My mmd man. don't men!ion it
»e said "Keally there was nothiUi.
*lse to do tile uiij udi'iit fellow liar
taken my watch, y know.''
Rut l.ord i ei il Unuered upon th
platform until dlsiunee lud tile wavitis.
hands ot \leugs and a sw.'ei
faced old W"MeiM
To Bo Continued.
WILL TEST MAN'S SANITY
Alleged Fyronir.iiiac of Reading to Go
Heading, I'a., Dec. 10.— lu.lge Wag
ner yesterday appointed a t otmmssion
to inquire into the mental condition of
l'lnier M. Spreeher. 2!) years old, ar
rested Sunday, and whom the police
alleged confessed to starting naif a doz
en tires merely - 'to see the eugines
The father of the voui#* man peti
tioned the court to have his son's san
iiolf, Teusls. llout Inn, llnthiim,
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without trunnter bj (ruder.
S. S. Guiana and other Stealers
every fortnight for St. Thomas. St.
< roix, St. Kitts, Antiqua, Guadeloupe,
Dominiea. Martinique, St. Lucia, Bar
bados, and Demerara.
For full information apply tit A. I'.
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or any Ticket Vccnt.
Interesting and restful, because ol
the fascinating chirms of tropica!
life .T>d r-li-rite I,*.. 1
Sailings from New York each
Thursday and Saturday. Through
rates to Isle of Pines, Santiago,
In the Bahafttaa. ofirrs many attraction
at a Winter Resort.
Balmy climate, charming social lifr,
(toif, bathing. boating, tennis, polo, mote:
Other attractive short trip* and cruises
at loio rates. WHit for booklet.
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You did not.
That's because we have
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PRICES TOOKSUDDEN JUMP
Had Taken Downward Trend With|
Start of European War. After
Which Took Big Rise
Washington, D. C., Dee. 10.—a!
downward trend in wholesale prices of
leading articles of factory consumption
and many of the staple articles of food
in 1913 and 1914 down to the period
of the Kuropeau war and a rapid rise
in prices of foodstuffs following that
event are indicated by a pamphlet just
issue! by the Department of Commerce
through the Bureau of Foreign and Do
mestic Commerce. The booklet referred
to is published under the title of
"Wholesale Prices of Leadjug Articles
in the I'nited States Markets''—Mis
cellaneous Series No. 19 and may be
obtained from the Superintendent of
Documents, Government Printing Of
fice, Washington, D. for the nominal
sum of tive cents. Its practical value
is far beyond what might be inferred
from its price, for it contains a week
ly record of the price fluctuations of
the principal basic articles of industry,
such as iron and steel, petroleum, cot
ton, wool and tin. and of leading food
stuffs including wheat,"rorn. sugar, cof
fee. tea, rice, pork and beef N
Cottonseed oil, manila, pig iron, steel
billets and blooms, petroleum, copper,
silk. tin. spelter and silver were in each
case at a lower price level in the clos
ing week of July last than in the cor
responding period a year ago, and this
was also true of sugar, i-offee and rice.
Wheat, corn, cattle, cotton, leather and
domestic wool ruled somewhat higher
than in the preceding year. Australian
wool -howed a precipitate decline im
mediately following the date at which
wool was transferred to the free list,
the average price dropping from S3
cents per pound on December 5, 1913,
to <il cents on December of that
vea-. The range of pri.-es of these ami
numerous other articles by weeks from
January 1. 1913, to. October 31, 1914,
is shown in the pamphlet in question.
Checks Croup Instantly
You know croup is dangerous. And
you should also know the sense of se
curity that comes from always having
Foley s Honey and Tar Compound in
the hoase. It cuts the thick mucus and
clears away the phlegm, stops the
-trail . ling cough and gives easy
breathing and quiet sleep. Take it for
cougjs, colds, tickling throat, hoarse
ness and for bronchial and la grippe
coughs. Contains no opiates, livery
user is a friend. George A. Gorgas, Iti
North Third street, and P. R. K. Sta
tion. . adv.
PROSPERITY IN TANK CARS
Pittsburgh District Also Gets Another
Fine Wire Order
Sharon, Pa., Dec. 10.—The Pennsyl
vania Tank /Car Company yesterday
i received an order for 500 tank cars
from the Lnion Tank Lino, In order to
fill the contract in the specified time,
the local plant will be compelled to
run on (rouble turn for some time.
Three hundred men are affected.
T he wire mill of the American Wire
and Steel Company, at Farrell, resumed
operations in full yesterday morning.
About 250 men, who have been idle for
the past two months, will be given em
ployment. It is sail that the plant
has orders enough on hand to continue
operations for several months.
MRS. BORDEN WINS DIVORCE
Milk Magnet's Wife and "Poor Little
Rich Girl ' Testify
Los Angeles, Dec. 10.—After Ko
niona Borden, the "poor little rich
girl, ami Mrs. Helen Borden, wife of
Gail Borden, the wealthy milkman, of
New York, had testified in court ves
terdav, Superior Judge Monroe an
nounced that he would grant Mrs. Bor
deu a divorce.
When asked on the stand what Mr.
Borden's business was, Mrs. Borden re
plied: "Cutting coupons. He has no
active interest in the company."
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BOY KILLS HIS FATHER
Say's Parent Attacked Him Wfth Scis
sors After Threatening Mother
New Philadelphia, 0., Dec. 10.—
Samuel Reed, aged 18, shot and killed
liis father, Joseph Reed, aged 44, at
their home here yesterday. The boy
surrendered to the police after the
shooting and confessed.
"Father was trying to kill me with
a pair of scissors when I fired," he told
the police. "He had been threatening
to kill mother anil my three brothers
Making Glass Triple Thick Now
Kane, Pa., Dec. 10.—'For the first
time in history many of the window
glass manufacturers in tSiis section are
manufacturing triple thick glass, due to
tihe great demand for this grade of
glass for foreign countries. A'bout 20
per cent, of this window glass sol,d Tiy
manufacturers at present is for export.
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i i Cumberland Valley Railroad
In Effect May 24, 1314.
Train* Leave HurrlxUurit—
b'or Winchester and Martlnsbure. at
5.03, *7.50 a. in, "3.40 p. m.
Kor liaserstown, Cliamburaburg and
inicrmeuiale stations, at *5.03. *7.5(1,
-11.oil a. in., '3.40. 5.32, *7.40, 11.0 M
Additional trains for Carlisle and
Meclianlosburg at it.4B a. m., 2.18, 3.27.
u.30, »w0 p. m.
For Dilisburg at 5.03, *7.50 and *11.61
a. m.. 2.18. *3.40, 5.32, 6.30 p. m.
•Dally. AU Other trains dally except
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