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THE RAIL FENCK.
It roraa the (arm all over.
" With awkward-atrpptna (Mt.
. Hara claaa bc.ld. the clorar
Thar Juat bayond tha wheat
Alone tha (allow fragrant
Fnr woodland ways It snaka ,
And many a aylvan vaarant
Aa boon companion takea.
It loves tha woodblna tanglci,
Invltea the milkweed pod
And all It aunny ancles
Laugh out In goldaorod.
y Beneath tha cr. viced rider
Tha cricket's shrllU elose hid,
And from tha stake best da her
Complains tha katydid. 1
Tha squirrel la Its lover.
. And unafraid and fond
Are bobolink and plover
Of tha cental vagabond.
Of all around, above It,
It has tha confidence.
And man and nature love It ;
The homely old rail fence.
-Charlotte Whltcomb, In Youth's Com
The Gold-Miner's Story. I
IAIX'T a sentimental sorter coon,
by no manner o' ruenns, and what's
more, I never purtended as I were.
A incident that I knows of, though
for downright sentimentality beats
anything I ever heerd tell of. Even
now, though it happened long time
ago somewhere back about the fall
of '51 I can't recollect it without
chokin' lump risos inter me gullet and
me eyes become sorter moist. It'i
yarn of what a feller done 'cos ha
thought it was bis dooty and 'coa he
loved a gal.
Yes, I tell yer, there's dramas en
acted in sich Uvea as ourn which, if
they was performed on the stage,
those pale-faced clever noospnper
kuowalls, or crickets, or whatever
they calls 'cmselves, would say it was
onnatural, and could never have hap.
pened in rale life. Cut they'd be mis
took for all that, cos this here yarn
"I'll tell yer 'xactly how it como
about. It was at Davidson's Creek
us wild ond brown and lonesome a lo
cality as ever iiuutiil man clapped
eyes on all level and suudy and mo-
They was a wild, harum-scarum lot
of boys 'collected ther.e, too, I gives
yer my word. Of course, when gold
is located at a place, yer wouldn't ex
pect vt: y high-cluss serciety; and Da
vidson's Creek were no exception,
unless it were worse thnn must if
anythink. Nigh every bouI theiv was
a wrong un.
WbI, Tim Dennett, though yer
could, hardly call him a wrong un,
He was a short, insignificant, little
shrimp of a feller, with a chivvy yer
couldn t help likin', and the most in
fernally bad luck .as ever dogged a
miner. He had a smile and a kind
word fer everyone, and I honestly
b'lieve he would have given his last
penny to a pard who was down on his
luck. We mostly called him the "par
son," not that he wus extrr religious.
but 'cos he was so much better'n the
rest of us, and had never been known
to cuss for more'n half a minute at
The fellers at first used tcr take
'vantage of him, but it wer'n't long
'fore he showed us he could use his
flsta or his shooter as well as the
best of us.
Then there were Nelly Bell ol'
Hanky Bell's darter. She were a good
one, ana no mistake. She were al
ways mending or patching fer some
one, or making a fine appetizin' stew
out or some of our tough "tack" fer
some feller that was took aick. We
used ter fairly worship her, but she'd
have nothing tcr do with us. She
was dead gone on the "parson," and
the on'y one that didn't know it was
the "parson" himself.
al, to be gettin' along. One day
Denis O'Brien were a-comin back to
camp after a bit of saunter round.
when Nelly comes runnin' up ter him,
her eyes all red nnd swollen with
"Denis," she sobbed, "yer are a
well-plucked 'un, nnd I wants yer to
help me. Will yer?"
Off comes Denis's hat in an instant.
"Want me hell up, do ve. Nellv?
Shure, if ye on'y say. 'Off with ver
head, Denis,' bedad Oi'll do it jist to
show ye that Oi mane bis'ness. And
what have ye been cryin' yer purty
eyes out for, nnd what are ye afther
wantin' mo to do?"
'Oh, Denis, it's awful. They've been
and got the 'parson' at Slade's saloon,
and they're jest a-goin' ter string him
up. Yer know Dun Black. It 'pears
he keeps all his money in two black
boxes, marked D. B. One of them
boxes has been found empty under a
heap of clothes In the 'parson's' tent,
and they're sayin' he's done It. But
it ain't him, Deuls. I'll atake all I've
got It ain't him. I has my suspicions
as ter who it is; in fao I'm pretty
sure: but, yer see. I can't nrova It.
Yer will help me, Denis, .won't yer, ol'
But what d'ye ixnict me to do.
Do? I've been up ter the saloon
and tried ter git him off, but it ain't
no go. They soys the auspiclons is
too much agen him they want
proofs, and unless they're brought the
luw; must take its course. And I can
bring proofs. Yes, Denis, I will brlnj
proofs. So whnt I want yer to do
Is ter stop 'em fer half an hour. By
that time I'll bring my proofs, and M
I can't then Heaven help poor Tim!"
"Nelly, tell me. Why do ye take
all this Interist in the 'parson'?"
anere was no answer.
"It's bckase ye love him.
"Denis, ye're rlcht It U
Nelly. " J
The Irishman weren't nn !
Whan he heard this his son! aim
rjth jeahausy. A bitter Sf at took
plaee 'tween his honor and love, and ! know the real one aa aa rakS
it weren't long 'fore love kern out Dan Black. It ain't the 'peree,' nor
on top. Why should be sacriflve -every-.! It ain't Denis, though he aaya ! Is.
think Jest fer this mincing "parson?"
Presently he looked up end said:
"Nell, darlint, ashamed of meaelf 01
am, but Oi can't help it at all. Plaze
don't think too bad of me, but Oi mus
tell ye. Oi love ye mesilf. There's
the trooth. Look at the matt her
from a commonsinse point of view.
He's penniless and 01 has a dacant
pile, now; not that Oi names that
aa anny indoocemint, but 01 love ye
greatly. Why should ye throw yesilf
away on tha 'parson," who is a wrong
un a thafe?"
"Yer a liar! The 'parson' were
never a thief, and how dare yer aay
so? Ye are a cad. I came and asked
yer help 'cos I thought yer waa a
gentleman, Denis. Evidently I were
"You're not mistook at all. It's
iveryone for himself in this wur-ruld.
Whnt have Oi done dishgraceful, 01
should like to know? Oi refuse to
purvent o jist penalty bein' inflicted
on a thafe, who has had a fair trial,
with all the ividince agin him. Oi
endeavor to dissuade ye from wnstln'
yer love on sieh a one, and offer ye
me own love. Where is the disgrace?
However, if ye'll be me wife, Nelly,
Oi'll save him if Oi can, thafe or no
thafe, not bekase Ol be lave he's in
nercent, but fer your swate Bake.
Will ye promlHe?"
"Xo, I cannot," says Nelly angrily.
"Thin, bedad, let him swing," blurt
ed out Denis, sullenly, nt whiuh Nelly
commenced to cry.
"Jist promise, und 01 save him or
do mo best."
"Wont yer do it without me prom
ise? Not as an honorable gentleman,
"Then I promise, but on'y on con
dition that yer bjivo him, mind yer.
I enn't Btand by nnd see him die. But
as fer you I hate yer fer n low-down
She run off then, leavin Denis be
wildered. lie watched her out of sight, think
in' all the time. Then u smile grad
ually spread over his fnoe the smile
of a feller what's fought nnd won.
"Dear, plucky little gir-rl," he- mut
tered. Deui arrived at the tree Jest in
time. The rope were ulrcady round
the "parsons neck
"llhoys, what ore ye up to?" says
"I'm thinkin' yer'd better not a-in
terfere with this here gatheiin', Den
is, suid the president.
"Arruh, but Oi'm on'y interferin',
beggin your honor s pnrdin, prisi-
aent, bekase it s committing mur
ther ye nil are. Ye are jist goin' to
sthring up in innocint bhoy. 01 tell
ye the 'parson's' innocint."
"Don't yer be a fule. We've jeBt had
a kinder trial, jedge, Joory, and all
proper, and the verdict of this court
is 'guilty, and muy the Lord have
mercy on his soul.' The empty box
was found in his shanty right enough
there am t no mistake in that and
he can't explain it nohow. I'm sorry
fer yer, setin' us p'r'ups he's a pard
of yourn, but get the job over," he
said, turning to some of the ruffians
"Now, listen to me," ye blayguards!
The fust wan that touches that rope
Oi'll let daylight through him, Oi will.
Listen to me. Oi have a confission to
make. I did this crimo mesilf."
Ter sny they were astonied would
be putting it mildly. There were a
look of utter amazement on every
one s face, and they all crowded
around the president and seemed to
be all tnlkin' nt once, l'resently a
hush fell on the crowd nnd the presi
"Denis O'Brien, by yer own confis
sion yer plead guilty of thievln'. Yer
have heartlessly robbed a pore hard-
workln' man nnd have also allowed a
Innercent young feller ter be tried.
condemned and nearly executed. We
ain't partie'lnr here, but thievln is a
crime which we must stamp out at
any cost. Yer know the penalty and
we can muke no exception. Tnrson,
ye're lucky and can now go free. Al
low me ter be the fust ter congrat
Then says the "parson":
"Don't congratulate yet. Yer've
just tried and nearly hung me fer a
crime I never done. Jest think of the
anxiety I must have suffered. Don't
yer think yer owe me a sorter recom
pense? I don't want much. It's only
that yer let Denis go, if he promises
to git away at once. 'He confissed tcr
this of his own free will, which shows
some pluck anyway."
The president commenced ter look
oneasy, and more so still when he saw
Nelly welkin quickly towards 'em.
"Yer see, it's like this ere. 01
Black's gold's been snickered, and
someone's got ter be punished fer it
Imagine, if yer can, what a pretty
pass things would take if we once
took it inter our hends to let 'era off.
No, we can't make no exception In
this Case, anyhow. Miss Bell," he
said, turning to Nelly, "this . ain't
quite the pluce fer ladies, and I hope
yer won't take it as unkind if we
arska yer ter go away. Aa a matter
of fuc,' we've got some very unpleas
ant bis'ness ter get fixed up."
Up ter the ptft.ent Nell had not
dared ter look at the prisoner.
"I tell yer. Mister President, yer've
got tha wrong man. The 'parson' ain't
No, ao we've found out; but
Denis baa confessed."
Nell started back in amazement
when aha saw Denis.
"Denis, ma brave boy, what have
yer been an' doner" aha exclaimed.
"Yer tould me to kape 'em back an'
He 11 explain ter yer why he eon-
fesaed afterwards. Yes, I know Who
baa done It, and I wish ter give him
fair warning! Let him come forward
and own up like a man."
She paused several seconds, then
"I ain't playin' no game of bluff.
No, 'fore Heaven, I tells yer I know
the man who's done it.' Now, let him
tome forward." .
A dead silence fell on the crowd as
the paused agen, but no one moved.
Her eyes flashed with anger, and
like dart her arm shot out, and
with finger extended aha pointed at
one of the men.
"Yer coward, Silus Deanel Ver
thief I Yer done it, and deny it if yer
With an oath Silas Deane sprang
forward and, whlppin' out his shoot
er, he fired at Nell. Sloh aotlon could
never be allowed. Afore he could fire
ngen he was stretched on the ground
with more bullets in his body thnn
yer could count on yer two hands,
i , . . ..
i-seu werni aena; 'twere ony a
mere scalp wound. Nevertheless she
were the talk of the camp. So were
the "parson" and Denis, for the mat
ter o' thatspecially Denis,
Wal, soon after this occurrence Nell
vtas alt tin' on a tree-stump, lookin'
the picter of misery. She had boen
cryin, for the "parson" had jest left
her, nnd after he had summoned up
enough courage to "pop the oues
tlon." She, remembering her prom
ise to Denis, said thut though she
lovea him she could never marry him.
He looked her in the eyes, and I
rather fancy he understood it all. He
went sadly away, muttering some
thing like, "So it's Denlsl Wal, she's
as lucky as he Is."
Almost as soon as the "parson" hnd
left Nell Denis kem up.
"A good morning to ye, Nell."
"Good mornln', Denis."
"Oi've come about that promise ye
made, an' 01 hope ye're satisfied with
the way OI curried out me own par-rt
of the contract. And a near thing it
was, include, jist a case of touch and
"I never meant yer to tuke sich a
risKy course, Denis."
"It was the on'y way of gainlu'
tolme. They shut me mouth for mo
ivery toime 01 spake."
"You're a brave feller, Denis, and I
can never thank yer enough."
"Ye remember yer promise, Nell?"
"Are ye wanting to back out nv it,
or are ye goin' to carry it through?"
"Why, I'll keep ter my word, of
"D'ye know the 'parson's' in love
with ye, Nell?"
"I didn't know till jist now, when
be told me, and asked trie) ter be his
wife. I refused him 'cos I promised
"Nelly, dear, yisterdny 01 tuk ye
at a mane advantage. Ye called me
nasty names. 01 wish to sny ye were
roight. Oi waa werse than all that,
but ye mustn't call me seoh names
agin. Oi've been thinkin' and have de
cided not to marry ye. D'ye think
Oi'd marry ye and ruin yer whole life,
knowin' all the whoile that ye were
atln' yer hear-rt out fer the 'parson'?
No, darlint, I ain't so bad as that.
Nellie, I relase ye from yer proiniae,
"Denis!" Nell cried.
"Yls, entoirely, dear."
"How oan I ever thank yer?"
"By lettin me be the best man at
your weddln' and nothing else at all."
An he was. London Tit-Bits.
It's the Men.
The bell ringers of a certain church
usually leave the question of "tips"
to one of their number, and the mat
ter could scarcely be left in better
If thef visitor leaves the belfry ns
rich ns he entered It, it is not be
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On one occasion a visitor fancied he
heard a strange creaking which
seemed to proceed from high up the
"It seems to me," ho remarked,
"that there's something up there
"Nay. nay," said Jim. "Tui'n't up
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'What d' you mean?" asked the vis
-well, ye see, sir," calmly ex
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alius couieg on 'bout lowanee timu
None of us has had a drink this
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Exahaac at Catartaalaa.
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