L; ii iiiiinggs PERIL.
history of [Love's Sacrifice‘-’--Temptations of a Beautiful
‘ ing 0'1‘ "white in the splendid pzrlar.
-VOL. xxvii. No. 50.
CHICAGO. lLL.. SATURDAY,
> Young Girl who fled from the
3 ‘V ' Man She Loved.
.2’ . By‘ BELLE :a:a:.v:N'1s-:t--1'.
’ ‘ (Copyrighted, 1899.) I
, ' , CHAPTER I. s
M , :1 - A REMARKABLE woomon
Over the great Horton house or stone, standing gloomy and alone lik a sentient
and sorrawirig thing in the midst of its miignificent park or century-old sits. there
air of silence and awe W lch comes - 4
eceives us all into his he8l't when the world
a ti mercy. and Went quietly to sleep In the church >
K)’ Whercin she had toiled night and day for her child and her-
lnge 1enements%ny tie at which won ave 9 e Vile of I dead brother a.
a p we an-and a costly old mansion “hlch be tuniiy (or years,
sent (or the boy and gave im 1 to ca and a place to sleep-and l else.
at he could. receiving no kisses and ‘plenty of blows, until ‘
r is uncle to his face. boldly and loudly, before the
good blood in him. He pos-
worldly goods of those who had opnosed hi ock an
he gave up his position on the sea and settled down to a studious lite. tor the blood at '
his studious father which ran 1n his veins gained is strength as he grew older. one 1
. - ay, ( 0
Outside. like 3. blesslml from i.bCi'
C’! e ‘ V
daughter had ion-<‘him;-his hunosr y
resting upon a pile of papers, mas "
oak charge of the
pronortly in the interest at his (‘red-
I 0 l
main 3! Horton hpuse ll! long as
he desired: :1 s ort. to pass his re-‘
maining days there, which invita-
tion the use '
over the servants, in his old im-
perious manner, and William Hor-
tan. who had been practically
But the hopes of the boy were"
when i ep was a ti
sprightly lad of ten, William H
ton ook unto 1 se 1 wife, the,
was all in lb
ilr e an rs ely e
pres)!-rd the situation. Mrs IIt7I‘l0n
id orig S rvlvethe irlh 0
quiet. studlous- man. and .the.
romping boy and girl lived on to-
gether in the Kloomy old house.
001 can see that, and I'll! n t 5'0‘
In to put the county to the cost or
n ury-not muchl" .
Perhaps the coroner was ri ht;
8. from his own point of view. (or an election was to be held in the tall.
and e was 3 candidate for re-nomination and re-election on an ‘ conmny" platform.
t w s alterwnrds mentioned that t e nep ew seemed t be verynngry with the ot-
nclal for his dictatorial ways. and his quick manner of settling the matter tor good
Twenty-four hours had now elapsed since the discovery of the body in the library.
place on the marrow. in n
and Eli Wall in readiness (or the burial, which was (0 take
the world thertrwers but two at the dead man‘: blao
Y my. '1‘
ew. the John Horton who had pro-
dau te wh st s n m e, and: 9
tested Against the nasty action oi.’ the can t 0 these re already in the
nous th w I a de a on account o istnnt relations r m
E . 0
the Horton Xnmlly. His father hndyat times been an artist. In ediu
tor. a writer at tlctlonpbut always I dreamer and a man utterly unlit to grapple
"You frightened mo," she cried.
to exert I strange influence over his uncle
, , .J...............s...-..‘.; ,.
He had everything to gain by such a course. "Who knows," he thought. day after
day, “but the Barton property may yet necome rnlne Th n he would cast sl
calculating" glances at the fair-haired little tot playing about the house with her dons
dAnd, indeed, as be advanced In years, rortune seemed for n time to encoursn the
young man in his hopes at succeeding to the property which his tether bad squan-
or the captain never got over I e
how could l srrlage 0 h usln 1
This would enable hi to i e bin onl child Wealth? bEYOnd the dreams of nvnrlce
still provide for the so I r l". Just ow tar 85 us xi h
o e w inn
the penniless nephew, no ne whn nrd him express himscll on
ject had any means at knowing. but certain it is that young John Horton seemed...