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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Planet — 29 December 1900

SA ri'RDAY DEC 29 19U0. FACTS ABOUT OUR SCHOOLS. The highest'wages to women teach *ere are paid in California and the District of ("oluiubia, an uverage of $64 a month. The averaga salariea paid sehool teachers in the entire United States 'ln 1899 was $45.25 a month for men %nd $38.14 a month for women. There are 16,738,362 children and .Jfoong men and Wt>men being educated in the sehools and eollegea of the United States?1,503,921 ru private in stitntions. In 1S99 the pcople of the United States spent $197,281,603 to educats their children, which is $2.07 per cap Ita of population and $3.20 per capita of children of the school age. There are 244,527 schoolhouws, dor mitories and other buildings in the United States devoted to education, and they are vnlued at J.':M.i ? There are 415.660 teachers?131.793 men and 283.SG7 women. In Ulinois the average fer men waa $66.42 and women $.".3.27; in Indiana. $48 for men and $43 for women; in Michigan, $44 for men and $35 for women...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Planet — 29 December 1900

H iTfcerr^ Gbristmas anb a tftapp^ 1Flew HJear! ls the Wish of THE SOUTHERN AID SOCIETY Home Office, 504 N. Second Street, Richmond, Virginia* TOle! \verc before ^cu twelve 1 Dtttbs ago witb tbis same greettno}. Wic arc bcforc *ou ^ 9 Oui agents have becn'tkept busy writing Applications; lomc have joined out of mere curiosity whileothers have come in because they Inow of our merits. We have received many complimentary ^?l*,* letters of thanks, coming from grateful members, on account of our prompt PAYMENT OF SICK AND BURIAL, CLAIMS. Our motto, "Honesty the best policy" has not been lost sight *F* of and we attribute our success to the strict adherence of these principles. Our enemies of the past are now our friends because we pay promptly. The important question is not whether you can afford to carry a policy with us, but is it safe not to have the protection we offer? Its not what a person earns, but^its the use to whieh they put their earnings that insure comfcrt in sickness. No u...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Planet — 5 January 1901

^ VOL XVI I NO 3 RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, SATURDAY, JANUARY 5, 1901 FRIGE 5Cfc->TS BEGINNING THE 20G? CENTURY, Behold, we stand upon the shore Of the twentieth century, And what it? moments hold in store, Not one of us can see. The oct an which we last tailed o'er, ?The nineteenth century, Is past and gone forever more, fe^And never more can be. Methinks sny ears still catch the sound Of waves, like mountains, high. Which dashed against our ehi?? home? t?j?od. Extorting many a cry Of ?ore distress from timid one?, Who crossed that trackless sea, Through storms, and calms and burn? ing suns. To reach their destiny. Oh, solemn thought I stop! friend, and think.; While millions stand to-day On thi* mysterious ocean's brink, Eager to l*un?h away ; No? sa?? of *>L? hi is sure that he Will reach tbH other shore, His bark>m*y sink or shattered be Kre it be half way o'er. Take e?ery precaution then. The voyage will try your soul, Do all that may be done by men To...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Planet — 5 January 1901

-a^JRDAY.JAN 5,1900 FOR AND ABOUT WOMEN. Queea Vic'oria intends to spend the greater pari of aexl Mareh aad Apri! ?.n the coatineat. atine Konnevie, who haa bt?en appointed aa s ettrator la tlie Chris tiania Uaiveraity maaovaa, is tho lirst womnn to hold a univeisity oflice in Korvraj. Preatdenl Harris. of Amherst col Vge. rs one of the first college presfr* dents to attenipt publieity to solve the servaat girl problasa. \t ? i*eooal meeting of the womon's clubs at Ani herat, Maaav, he read a paper on tho tMibjeet and otTered aiimalllHlB AjTohdacTsasBj Marie iBBSsaetilata Rainera Josephine Ferdinnnda The IBBSB I.eopoldira Antoinetta Henrietta a*a*aaeea Caroline Aloise Januaria Chrlstiaa riillmmoa ffoaaHa is the fall title of the fiancee of the duke of AVurtemburg. The qneen of Holland. aceompanied by Lor mother, is to visit Paris short 3y for the parpoae of shopping and trying on the \arious eostumes for her approaehing wedding. No official will be made and npartments at one of the ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Planet — 5 January 1901

eATURDAY. JAN. 5. 1901 AN EMPTY WHISKY BARREL llotv llurry llrun I.rnrnnl m Tenipfr aacr l.? aaon \Vhra It Ex plodrd. "W'lint is the aae of learalas; all thi. atuff, aaywayrT" yawaed t,-n-.vear-olc Harry Dean. as he was trying to leari MBB in hisTempcrunoc I'hysio'.oiry "The lx>t?k explains for itself." aak his mother. "I don't believe half of it. Jimmj l.ark is a saloonkeeper's son. an<l h< s.i.vsthere isnot abit of truth in it. That *Uly pwple only put that into books t< hurt the liquor trade." "Is Jimmy Lark a proper person t< listen to?" "11.- says \vioke<l ?\ ords sotnftimes and has awful'.y soited hands. but *M knows sotiu-thinx- about the liqnoi trade. an<! if he di<l not tell me. manima I couki see some things for BBVaKlf Niuv. \(,u say there has n-ever been e draakard in our IsbbWt snd howtatl going: to hurt me if l Uave it aloue? 1 don't helieve there is half so much poi w>n ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Planet — 5 January 1901

frubliRlieal every Satunlay by John Much ell, Jr , at 311 Noith 4th Street. OHN MMOtJEIL JR. EDITOR Alloommunieanona intenned rer pabllcatlon ?honlf* be aont ao aa toreachuaby Wedneadav. TBRM8 If AjyvANCa. <9ae <Jopy one vear,.._...,., _gj Oaedpj elght mobtha.~.~.....~~...^ 1.0* *Cne -"opy.Hix months..............mm_~]ac 7-"<* Copy. f->ur months.?.m JBJ >Pj . thre? monthe..mm. 41 *r?agle Cpy.?. p. APVKRTISINCJ RATES jl"oi one inota.>tie lnsertion_._.__a , Tor one im-h ench subeequenw .lisertlon... 8' N?i two lawbaa, three months,.m * B ?*oi t?^>tri, .- gtx months. 10 1 t**t two tnches.nlne months. 14 .>? ? of :wo Itu )).>s. tw?lve niontha.mm. 90 ? Marr^.tjr* ?r ;fttacra] do -s. : Staudi.ig * d traustent no.loes per Hne. i*08Ta?;r stamps of a r .nominatio ?HiHER THAN TWO CKNT8 -OT RE^KIVR XI Sl~BSCRlPTi? NS. tHEPi anbt Ulasued weekly Theaubacn. ??cl prtse 'aS1.50ayear,ln advance. There ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Planet — 5 January 1901

SATURDAY. JAN. 5,1901 PAID A HEAVY RANSOM. MillioDaire Gives $25,000 For tho Release of His Boy. LEFT THE GOLD BY THE EOADSIDE BBr. Cndahy Fallowft the laalrae tlana I.nid Dowa hr the Bor'a Kld ?*P*ra, wnd Thry Fniniled Their Part hr ReleatBlns- tha CaptWe. Omaha, Neb., Dee, 24.?There is great rejolcing ln the home of Edward Cud ahy, the wealthy paeklng house owner and capltalist of this city. Edward Cud ahy, Jr., 16 years old, kidnaped last Tuesday evening, after being held 36 hours for a ransom of $25,000 in gold, which the young man's father unhesi tatingly paid, has been returned to his family. Before the real truth of the kldnap Ing, the return of the boy and the experlences of the latter had been glven to the public the pollre were in cllned to doubt the story that the boy had been spirited away. This skepti cism, however, melted away when young Cudahy related the story of the kidnaping. He deelares h? was Just acrose the street from his own home Tuesday evening, returnlng fro...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Planet — 5 January 1901

SATIRD Y, JANUARY 5, 1901 CHRIST'S LESSON. Twas lov.' that ?io4isni Chrlat'a misslon I'p.m this w < i r! 11 ol ?>urs; Me never Irtl th. paople Uy Bailltarj parsrera; i?>ok or noa churchaa buiit with Kold. And II. Dat'af BOuaitt with money Tc laad irun to tUa foltl. 8weet nature waa Hl? temple? Her works would all lomblna To Hlustrute Ilis- teaehttus-. And thtis th.- world relino. He *ouj;ht t() i?.a,i Baaa only By averlastlnsj love. And by aa bteaBMd powr, To ltatl their souls BBOVBt Thf n why do we. professing: To foIlo*f in Hls name. Not fol'ow His fxample. And tty to tio the s:ime? l>t Law, CtaBiat'a apirlt, Kuide us. T<> 1. ui ..tir aottla to God? Ho better paths will ?v. r Be found than J.svis trod. ?Martha sh? pard Lapplncott ln Boaton Bu(Jk< t il; CRITICISING OTHERS. ? af Two Srrlotia l?.f.<?, of (hnr aicler Grnrrall) Hrvrnlr.l ln Th..*.- \\ h? Klnd Kaalt. To eritieise others is one of the...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Planet — 5 January 1901

SATUKDAY JAN 6, 1401. HARM^ THE SLEEPER Fcr Fifteen Years He Slept, Now He Is Always Awake. 'hT?lrlan? a>r* I-jablr to PrrTfal Ula Momhrr and at I*rr??-tif No Sledteine Will Give Him Keeded Reat. A corresprmdent of the Chieago American, writing from St. Charlea, Minn., says that bafflin^ the fkill of me<iical scionce ls the wonderful cause of Hermnn Harms, who for 15 years waa held in. the grip of living death by Morpheus and for the past flve years ?aa Ivecn a terrible aufferer from in 6omnia. Herman Ilarms came west from New York with his wif ? 20 yearsago and aet tled on a farm near here. For several years he workrd energetieally. cleared many acres of land of timbrr and tilled the soil. Then he began to take more rest than usual. II* rettred earlier than had been his wont and hr arose in the morning at a later hour. Harms cannot be aaid to have grown lazy, for laziness was. never a trait of hia charac t-er. hut his desirt* for more sleop was uncontrollahlr....

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Planet — 5 January 1901

SATURDAY JAN. 5, 1,01 f IELDS T0J01NT DEM AND ?hina's Emperor Bows to the Will aa.. of the Powers. atAB INSTRUCTED HIS ENVOY8. 11* Thry Ara Ord?rrd to A(rf? t? All tne DemaaBa.Tker Ar* Inatraot ?A to M.Ur ll.-tl.r T.rm. If Poaal a>le?1.1 Hung Chanc'i lllneaa. Pekin. Dee. 11.?Prince Ching and U Hung Chang have conimunicated to the foreigu envoys an inipcrial edict la which the emperor deelares that China accepts the joint note and au thorizes Prince Ching and Ll Hung Chang to negotiate and to ask for a flmspension of hostilities. Prince Ching and LI Hung Chang say that Bmperor Kwang Su has expressed a ?asire that the court return to Pekin BU. the end of February. The Chinese themselves were great lr astonished at receiving the imperial tnstructions. Neither Li Hung Chang Baor Prince Ching had expected suecess ta persuading the court until ten days ?aTO. The ernperor's instructtons are to Baarree fully to the note. but to endeavor ta> get the beet terms possible,...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Planet — 12 January 1901

?afe VOL X VIH NO 4 RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 1901 PRICE 5 CENTS STILL FIGHTING Great Bravery Shown. COLORED TROOPS BADLY CUT UP. Tennessee's Loss-No Peace in Sight. Cabtillkjos, P. a., Nov. 10, 1900. The period has been Jubilant, sad and newsy. On Ojtober 13th Pr?vete Charles 8. Brown of company ? made a cowardly assault ?-ith intent to kill on Private Walter Lewis, company I, both nein bers of the detaehment at San Mar? celino. Private Lewie was the sentry walking, No. 2 Poet in the rear of the quarter?, which is shaded by a grove of tall trees and ot very desperate ap? pearance. About 10-80, Pvt Brown approached, after properly answering the challenge engaged Lewis in conversation, repeat? ing the performances as Lewis made his rounds As he turned to go Brown knocked him down with an ax and raised the same to administer the sec? ond blow, but Lewis, though badly weakened, grappled with him calling for help. Brown then broke looie and ran and since then has not bee...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Planet — 12 January 1901

SATURD\Y,J\N 12, 1900. SNAKES. I wouldn't Hve ln town fer all the gum "-At I could chuw, ncr popcorn brick* an' some Red lemonade besldea. Why. Jest to think! You never could stcal melons?couldn't ? Irink Sweet elder from th? fasset when yer paw Brlngs home tho bar'ls fer apple-Tautter. H a w | I'd rather be a girl 'at crlaa: "Don't. please!" Than be a bor an' not flsht burnblebeett. 1 know a feller. an' he llvea ln town. -An' wenrs hia shoaa ln aummertlme, an' down Here when he oonies he dassent take 'em ofT ? Becau.se hia maw aays he'll ketch whoop ln' eough Or stub his toea Ho don't know auch. I bet. "Bout tumble-buga ner turtles; worser yet, 'Bout hornets?flercest thlngs 'at erer go A-lookin" fer a feller?guess I know. Besides. he's *frald o* snakes?bet he aln't seen Aa many as Sam and ma Course I don't mean Blg bore-constrtcters, like the ones you see All pictured out tn my geographee. Her dragons. with their wlnga an' farked talln. An' red-hot teeth an' ahtnln' flery scalee; I...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Planet — 12 January 1901

SATURDAY JAN. 12 1901 "MY DAD AN' ME. Beems like everyth'.ne 1 want ter <5o, My dad. he je*' don't want me to; 'OOtbalfa dang'rous, and that he Can t aaa why I should alwuys be A-th!nkln' of my bat an* bad. An' runnin' when the fallcrs ca.ll. Dad aajra hlll-dill an" prls'ner's base Ia foolishness. an' that ter cha.?t> An" tear around an' climb an" yell Has jaar* not ter be broke up a spell. He got t?-r work, dad says. at ten, An' thafa the way ter traln up men. IfaBBBja >i'js i-liarited some since those days, 'Cept d.id's lilt-as. an' they Jest stays, An' su somchow we can't agree, My dad an' tne. Bob Tlunter's dad, he takes him out Through woods an' tlelds an' all about, An" nhows him how ter shoot an' ttshi, An' how ter swlm. By gol. I wlsh That dad would take me that a-way Jea" kind o' ohummin' fer a day. Bob Hunter, he Jes' knowa a plle His dad haa ahowed him; ?g-uess you'd smlle Ter hear him tell o' blrds and things; Why tlp-ups teeter an' the r...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Planet — 12 January 1901

I*nblished every Satnnlay bv John Miteh? ell, Jr , at 311 North 4th Street. J)hnmitihe:l jr. editor All communieationa mtendad for publlcatton ahould be aent ao aa to reach as by Wedneadav. TERMS IN ADVANCK. One Oopy,one year,..,.???,..?.?,..., tt BC One t opy.elght montha.. 1 09 One Oopy, six montha..^..ao Ons Copy, four montha.60 *>ne Copy, three montha._.......^. 4C Hngle Copy,_.?.08 ADVICRTISING RATKS. Jor one lneh, one lnaertion._.4 80 Tor one lnch each aubeequent lnaertion... 96 Vor two lnchea, three montha,. 6 OC (*or twolnches, alx montha. 1000 for twolnches, nine montha. 14 OC For two lnehes, tw?We montha.?... 90 00 larrlajre ?r- futu ral aot ea. 60 ' tandlng a d tranaient no.icea per llne. M PO8TAGK STAMPS OF A r .NOMINATION BIGHER THAN TWO CENTS ?OT RECR1VBD 3N SUBSCRIPTiv NS. tuiFi 4!??t ls issned weekly. The aobscrlp BAon prlce 'atl.Wa year.ln advanee. There are *ock wavs by which money can be aent by mailatour rlsk?inu Post Offlce Money Order; by Bank Check ...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Planet — 12 January 1901

SATURDAY JAN. 12. 1901 PHILIP D. ARMOUR DEAD. ChlOKRo Maltl-Milllonalre Inroamk* After I'wa Yeara' Illaveaa. Chieago. Jan. 7.?Philip D. Armour alled at his residence in Pralrle ave? nue, in this city, laat evening, aged <9. The end came after two years of illness. during which time Mr. Ar? mour visited Oerman baths, paased tha cold menths in southern California, and devoted himself largely to an at tempt t? reatore his health. So carefully had the plans for the iuture been made that the death of Mr. THE LATE PHILIP D. ARMOUR. Armour will have little effect on the outward working of the great enter prise with which he had been so close ly identifled. It is believed all the Ar? mour propertles will be held lntact un? til the grandchlldren come into their own. The property lnterests for which Mr. Armour stood are estimated at $150. ?00.000. His personal share of this property la varlously estimated at from $25,000,000 to $50,000,000. Mnoty I.Wri Imnrrlllrd. Marseilles, Jan. ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Planet — 12 January 1901

"ATURDAY. JAN. 12 1901 BRAVE IN THE RANKS. aa an Ofllrrr Thia Young dler Waa a I .;i mm in ble Faliorr. Sol. "Most ayood ofTic.rs would make ex eellent aoldlera,*1 naBraaared the old ataff oflic*rr. but all brave soldiers would not make fine oflicers?no, not by a. big sitrlit." Tbe tim-e was JaaS after supper. but abe old soktter lay baek aritb ?>ne leg thrown nvcr the nnu of his easy ehair, Bad his faee almost hidden behind the eigar smoke. Tlie 1 itr??t. turned down, threw the diflB, uneertain shadows of a anisty paal about the room. Battalions ?f shadows chaaed each other over the VJBalis, and, through the cigar smoke, Baaara/ia* aquadrona ruabed batteriea alaced Brs/b upon thaeeiling. It was the time for a story. Betb the COlOBMl and fhia BBBBrel] reoognize-d that. says the abonisville Coui it r-Journal. *T was thinking of a ehild I knew in laonjrstreet's corps." said the eolonel. eimph. "lie was just lo. aiui a ebap to be proud of. Longstreet saw hinial>ou...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Planet — 12 January 1901

SATURD kY.44N. 12, 1901 ??????4?????????????????? ? The Patriot Powdcr By T. C. Harbaarb. !?vTtMMtvvTvMvMHvtb.H ?VERY reader of the atirring hia t-ory of the American revolution! >ws what a fieroe battle ground wai ?brie Mohawk valley. Lying open, aa il did, to Indian and tory incuraiona, iti patriot inhsbitants were conotantlj in a state of fear, and many who wera true to the colonies were oompelled te amother their feelings in OTder to BBnaj both life and property. Among the American famlliee wha ?during the struggle occupied an hum ble house in the heart of the valley wai one named Whitton. Some time before the opening of ho. tilities the childless couple had adop. ed an orphan boy, who, although Amer ! ican by birth, bore the name of GotUiel for a German grandfather. . Gottlieb Whitton, as he waa known was a sraart boy of 15, ahort and atoot and the possessor of a nature whicl ?waa hard to ruftte. Up with th. lara and to bed with the sun, the boy wai known everywhere ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Planet — 12 January 1901

*?_ , SATURDAY, ]AN. 12, 1900. ? ? ? A Grand Meeting. Fifth Bt. Baptitt Chureh Sfi s etowd ed b-utdav ever mg laef, the occasion *6eirg the inrtallaticn of t fflcra of the Snniay Sehool UnioD. At 3:80o'olnek ebarp, the meeting waa op n-d with BiiiRirR b> the varinuB Bohtola, the ctiairman of the ecmmiitee on pro |ram ez prteident ?. A. Waabington, preridirg. Tbe taelcome addreBB wbb dflivprer! t>y Mr. S. E. Thuraton af the Fifth St B. 8 a Btudent ot the Union I'mvirn ty. Home very flnp recitationa wpre d*? liveit d ty tpeakera frem the variona sehool-. Stattd upor the roetrum, with the Bnartt r tf et-rtxarnipa, atete Mr. R. H. IhuiBton, the retiring president, than ?btBi moie energetic ana ruceeaaful leader haa rt-ver rea re?er befr*-*' ever that apguat body Prof. D. W Davi . Rev. R. J, Brfli>. Mr. W. O. Car? ter. c f the Btcond Haptiet chureh Sun? day Bc-r.ooi. aud Mr. Bheltcn the retir ing ehnplain. A well prepared paper waa delivered by Mr. Clifto...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Planet — 19 January 1901

VOL X Viti NO ? UICHMON?, VIRGINIA. SATURDAJ, JANUARY li), 1901 PRICE 5 CElsTS THE FLAMES ASCENDED. The Barbarous Torture?Burned at The Stake BLEEDING KANSAS-?HIS INNOCENCE PROCLAIMED. The Governors Condemnation?The Sheriff Plumed. Lbavbbwo?tb, Kai?. Jan. It?Fred Ale zander, tbe cuiured man who un Saturday evening attemptei to assault Miss Eva Koth, and who was (supposed to have assaulted and killed Pearl Farbe?, in thifc city, io N< vember last, was taken f.om the Sherifl's guard by a mt b to-day. and burned at the stake at the seene of his crime, half a diz-n blocks from the c ntre of the city. l'robably 8 000 people witne-??d the lvrching The colored man war taken freso his cell at tbe State penitentiary at 8 o'clock this afternoon, placed in a hark, and brought to toan. Fifty dep? uty marshals eurr.mn'ed him, and D'puty Mier.ffe, Stai ce Myers and Thomas Bi own ta-, in the hauk on eith? er aide of him. M*.HT_VEHICLBB rOLL.WEB. Fifty buggies and w*g ->ns M'o...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Richmond Planet — 19 January 1901

Copyrltht. 1900. by A N. Keilogg aitwsrapar Comrany. CHAPTER I. There was a touch of the destroying breath of autuuin in the keen wind whicb awept over Lyndhurst, an old eolonial mansion on the Hudson near New York. The big trees on the ter raced lawn and in the dense wood be hlnd the house were shedding their aere and yellow foliage, and in the ex tensive garden on the left of the en trance not even a belated flow>er eould be aeen in the well-arranged parterres. Bere stood a marble statue, there a playing fountain; the entire aspect waa cold and cheerless. Within the mansion quite a different scene preaented itself. A footman in livery stood in the vast hall; white capped, white-aproned maid-servants Znoved about with soft tread and so licitouB mlen. Five o'clock tea was be? ing aerved in the quaint Elizabethan drawing room. A man less than 40 yeara of age, talL, handsome and with a military bearing, reclined in a quaint ly carved easy chair before the glowing ?Wood flre...

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