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December 19, 1901     The Saguache Crescent
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December 19, 1901

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CHAI~TER XXVIII--(Continued). It was also related to him that Don Juan, the sole surviving member of the royalist band in authority, had re- turned to the Castle of Salvarez, tak- ing the entire party of Englishmen with him,. and had issued a public proclamation announcing th.e death of Philip and the end of thb royal occu- pation. He had also forwarded to Caracas a full report and confession, and was now waiting to turn the cas- fie over to General Salvarez whenever he sllou~ld return. Bursting with all this news, he bur- lied bacl~ to the Cheerway. "Hurrah! hurrah!" he shouted, to this time he has not divulged its contents to a living soul. THE END. ..... "It is your own fault, Clara," said Yqalter May. "Of course it is." cried out Clara, passionately stamping her foot on the carpet. "Do you suppose I don't know it perfectly well? And that is what a wood fire glanc~og aud gttmmerYng softly over the crimson haugi~ o: the "bes~ chamber," ~ she ~&n to think that perhaps she had been mis- taken in some of her idea~. The nex~ day she had a lo~ag, confi- dential talk with her father-in-law, while Mrs. May was making mince pies in the kitchen. "But there's one thing I haven't dared to tell Walter about," she said, with tears in her eyes. "What is that, my dear?" said th~ old gentleman. "My dressmake'r's bi!l," said "It came' the night before I left York~oh, such a dreadful hill. I hadn't any idea it could amount up so fearfully." "How much was it?" said Mr. Noah May, patting her hand. "A hundred and fifty dollars." said Clara, hanging down her head. "Don't fret, my dear, don't fret," said the old gentleman. "Walter need never know anything about it. I'll settle the bill and there" s'hall be an end of the matter." "Oh,~ sir, you really;" "~[y dear," old & 8OLDIBR IN LUZON. At the open 'flap of his narrow tent hang8 a strip of the, midnight skies, Pricked thro' by a myriad points of light, that flash in his tired eyes; He has waked from a dream of a sum- mer day, and now, with a throb of pain, He pillows his head on his young right arm. and summons the dream again. A "pathway barred by shadows and shine, a glow in the golden -west; A song in the rustling leaves o'erhead, the bell Clanged. Two uniformed drlv- where, in the post, could be found Mrs. Bridget Mooohan, Miss Katie O'Hollihan, Mrs. Norah Brannigan, and so on, for whom, the flower wag- on drivers said, they had wag'on loads" of flowers and plants. The command. tng officer, overhe~ring the colloquy at the door, came out and talked with the drivers. He ascertained from them the name of the queerly generous per. son who was bestowing his floral fa- vors upon the queens 'of the wash. board~Mr. So-and-So, they told him, giving the name of the scapegrace prlvat~ Every day from that on, the driYer of a delivery wagon, contain- ing stacks of candy, or more flowers. would ring the bell of the command- ing officer's quarters and gravely ask where he could find Magg,e This or Tessie That or Bridget the Othez, The officer over all comdLt has seen horses in cry froz~ of an injured foot an~ .tears in streams. declares that he ] the eye~ of Ll~:ln~tone used to have 4 ape that cried not take It t have died crying, and wept over their young ones slain by hunt. ors. Sea lions are loss of their young, had been a tells ~ a trained one fall and break