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T«a jay* aad m« an pa*
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M MM ttey alaa* M iB fM>
lb ted to ay paJkl
Wa pi~ itet ym *.
A law T—*a Ma.
Mteita or IUT« ratt tea always
baaa aapactelly popular at Maw Year'a.
■poa acga tor Ita Ucktaaaa. Mo baklag
W»*a ar aoda ate araaa of tatter
aia, as a rate "aad la Ite inspaiaUaa.
Tka old raclpa far tkteeaka salted tar
• IMte at law, Mat aad aifted;
tew tea Hi at A pan* af batter
■«■>* wttk a paaad at ingar tU Ite
whitaa of twalra ana kaataa vary atML
Tkto aaka la am attaa lirani wttk
a little bitter almood ttea aajtklag
•tea. A abaaper rate tor B teal ode* a
•null quantity of am af tartar aad
tetter and two asvfato tTgnlaatetad
tarter aad a •••at kalf tasspoanfal at
aada wttA two eopfato eC tear aavaml
Data. Add tka wkltaa af aix eggs testa*
tea (tiff troth. Tka aaka skooldbawdU
attend aad tka whites addad tka test
■MM aad quickly fotdad la. Maka
tea aaka elowly at drat, aad whaa it to
tern tet tt ten. Tka ja tea at a
tomaa te aOfc addad aad jwtute tka
aaka tetaa too Ary. tea It wttk a tktok
Oa Maw Year*a saeratas tka pataeia
•C tka ITaattin imperial fualty. court
fteiß»a«ite« aad aarraate at tka pal
aaa aaaaa la raptor ardar ta gnaaat
ktoaw all tka aiiaikiw tor'kte iteally
aad tka hlgtete at tka Palate tkraa
tteaa, aaaoidlag ta tka Baaatea teak
atkar wkatkar iifatekl ar aat. Tka
tte aaar aia paraUtted te klaa tka kaad
U. 0a Maw Taai'a day at kraakftet.
MM Mraa traaa «ny te
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WILLIAMSTON, N. C, FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 1905.
The WeddiQf March Was
I Alft IK# ft,., .jraite ■■ jaar
December, the MDth of saow
aad ke aad aiirth, abawarad its
choicest blaaaiaca. a dear, cold day.
aritk n night that was aa bright and
beautiful aa nature ever gives, the
air filled with the spirit of happi
ncas aad holiday, on the wedding
night of Mite Mary Small wood
Whitley to Mr. Cliaton L. Mandy.
The bright moonlifbt and cold
breeaea outside aeemed to enhance
the beauty of the interior. Oak
hurst, the country place of the
bride's parenta, was a wane of
orach merriment. The beautiful
deooratiooa of holly, miatletoe, and
flowcra, with the fair faces of the
wowen present made it an event
long to be remembered.
It to pleaaaat 10 contemplate the
aaaodatioaia dnateriug around the
wedding day. It is the happiest
hour of the human life, and bleaks
upop die yaong life like the gentle
spring upon the flowers of earth.
It id aa hour of joyous expectancy,
when the ardent spirit anning it
self with bold hope looks upon the
dark aad terrible fature. And when
one of Miaa Whitley'a personal
charms aad aweetaess of disposition
gives herself to one of Mr. Mnndy's
dam it may be aaid to be, "the
heart's hoar, full of btimfnl con
rich promtoee aad the
anad's happy revela "
Miaa Carrie Alexander Bixgs,
pianist, played the hyma, "Ob!
Perfect Love!" with the following
singers: Miaaes Mayo Lamb, Hen
rietta and Ann ye Paele, aad Meaan.
Fader Crawford and Alotuo Haaaell
this hyma waa one of- the bride's
favorites. When Miaa Biggs began
to play the inevitable bit from "Loh
engrin", the spectators looked with
admiration aa the bridal party be
gan ta form. Miss Penny Biggs, a
cousin of the bride, dreased in a
pretty white coatnme, and Master
Brace Whitley, the bride's young,
eat brother, palled the curtains di
viding the large old fashioned hall,
for the other members to paaa.
Miaa Joaephene Mandy, a cous
in of the bridegroom, and Mia
Laura Whitley, the bride's sister,
dreased in simple white silk mull,
with pink panne velvet girdlea and
collars, were the bride's maids. Her
sister, Miaa Marina Whitley was
the maid of Honor, Miaa Whitley
wore a pink aUk mull with pink
ribbon and vrivet. Next came the
bride with her father Mr. Qtorxt
L. Whitley, who gave her away.
She waa met at the alter by the
bridegroom with his best man, Mr
Oeorge L. Whitley, Jr.
Mm Whitley, the bride. 1. one of
the moat charming young ladies in
this community; she is a model of
yoong womanhood, and oa this oc
casion her beauty was never more
attractive. Her gown waa white
Crepe de Cfaeae with a yoke of hand
made lace, the handiwork of her
stater—Mim Emily—and her gift.
Her long aad beautiful veil was ar
ranged prettily, held In place by
orange bloasoms, aad she carried a
Imnch of lilbes of the valley. Mr.
Mandy wove fall evening dress.
Wh&tbe gentle voice of the Rev.
Nathaaid Harding, the rector of
Saint Peter's Church, Wahington.
N. *., was heard, all knew that
100 a this happy couple would be
Joined in the holy hoods of matri
mony which nothing caa aeperate.
Miss Whitley is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs George L. Whitley,
sad has been a great favorite by all
who knew her. She has mingled in
society, aad left a pare influence—
her place among Witliamston'*
yoong ladies will be hard to fill.
|3 Continued oa Fourth Page tj
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I I Olmrlffcl - S I
ita aad hwirißj wMhad me
I \r bi«* eyss wsre Crmak and bright aad
I eager aa o boy'a. Ba aeaanod to tm
WM, t ■« It (Mtltf quit* u plainly
MSadto'W *&£»* to m iik* the
w «f Jaggeraaat lad 1 VH In a
IMM to Ma tm m M It rat over
|Md wMh. My aaw MM It lata a
M Jeka. ui though nothing mid
"I* Mliy •»» m « jaar Iwk,
IMBI y»or MM ha
-Why Mtr MH L "Why ahauM I
Will H I tha MV ysarT What dtt tha
last aaa do M aaa ever than It Bnp
otoaa h a chaap beat Hi yao my ha
-Waft" aaM h» "you hat yaw am
«y. That'a too hai Bat thlak what
fun yaam have maklag am mn"
TM mora itoety to aMha a haia la
Mm Seat river," I n|M.
m Car perhaps half a
«»lt to mt Ma eyas 1 fait cowardly,
aarlwn ud itMhnaaat, tka Mat because
1 waatad Patem to Mve m a lift aad
waa net epea ewoogh to a* Mm to da
It. My gtoaea oMftad hMa aad there to
tha maa. aad tto ««M magnlficeaae
hnrltotod m Wa had B all to aw
eotvea, far hM fathar aad aMtfeM wsre
Palmer hlmatf aamad to ba tha BBON
alaaaty identified with thM horn of
-■my.- aald h* waving hM haad to-'
ward a daar, -da yaa happen to haa*
wMfa la that aaar
1 afeaek nay haad.
-■at yen'ae aat atoaM af Br Ma aato
ved hto aaaata^
aald I, "I might Mdar that tha athat
waa no bettor."
-Bat thM aaa M fall at thla«a to
aat aad drink." aald fe* tM yaa Mai
tutor that tra aa with tha atbar one."
"Oh, I'U admit that I'M mm aaady
la toar thaa to hepa, If thafa what
yea*w after,- aald L "Tat." havtag aaaa
a part af thM haaaa, I'd agm to pay
•1.000. If I had It, far tha aaataata af
that aafcaawa ram, aad IV axpaat to
aaka eoveral haadrad par esaat"
■a laaghad wtth graat enjoyment
-lart Maa amy paaay,- ha aald.
-Tha ram M ahaalataly ham Wa had
a Mt af a tra thara. aad wsTve fa hen
everything oat aad araa itppad ap a
part af tha daar. Maw. BU," ha mm
tinned. -yaa might gat jnat aa badly
ataak If yaa ah pa Id bay my fatara aad
pay year own far It MMa any ha
hara aad yaara May ha faraMhad with
-I gam aat," aald L
-Ifa ama slag what ehangaa a yaaur
May tasks la a person's fortaaaa," aald
ha. -Aad that rmlnde mto tall yaa
a atary. Ifa tha aart af atary that I
think will da yaa tha moat good, far It
ilwi what amy happan. Anything
may happaa, Billy, aad thafa why
Hamlot'a ward* the groaiett line ever
-■at hassle my atary - ha aaaOaaad.
-tra aheotutely tma, af auaiea. Thara
waa a girl wha lived la a town la
daath Dakota. Har nam waa fiylvte
Keadall. Mar parents had ban fairly
wall to da, bwt thalr Porto aaa grad
to pat a vary paad sduoatioa, aad aha
toM abM to aaoaaapllah snMSthlag la
to* world. hat aha hadn't much ah aaaa
la fear aallva town. Tat aba aaoldnt
pat away, far afea waa naiamiy to bar
matfear, wha had haaam quits toabla.
•a tha yaara aßppad Iway, aad tha
pbt toned mighty BUM bapptom la
*m daaptto tba fact that aha has a
aapapad to a aata afea wall, I gam
ha waa a right nlca fallow, bat ha
wonM not ba bar cbolc* today. Taa
•aa, aha developed wonderfully. Mar
mind reached up and* out If aba out
grow thM man thafa not to aay that
ba waa dull. At tba beat ha had not
Math chance, for bla health failed, aad
ha began to light a toeing battle wtth
pbyMcal weakness. By and by tba
doctera told him that he muatga to a fe
ather climate, and ha want to aouth
em California. Tba engagement con
tinued. There would hara been a Mar
riage but for tba msn's nobility af
Spirit which would not accept tha aae-
MB' 1 1 -• '
-Tat, upon the other band, Mlaa Ken
dall would not break tha engagemat
aad aa abe remained bound to htm, aad
May were thouaanda M mllea apart,
aad tba yaara drifted away. Twenty
two, twenty-three, twenty-four—l tall
yaa, tbeee btrthdaya meant eometbing
to Sylvia Kendall. All bar glorleua
youth waa abhlng away; har beauty
waa wanted; her toll and eelf de&MI
•aamad to beaedt nobody, for it M very
hard to give one'a youth aad beauty
aad atrangth to thoae ana torn aad yet
to aaa them ever MM hopeful aad
•That waa what MMa Keadall had to
bear, aad I Judge aha bora it wall, yet
not without the mark. la har twenty
fifth year her mother, har fathar and
that poor fellaw aat la California died,
aad I think It moat hare been a releaaa
far than all, and net a thing to grieve
far. Tat, of eeuree, It left her dread
tally alone, becauee tha iacemnt labor
af tha ham had held har to the nar
rowsst aort of life, aad her lore had
been tha aarrieat tragedy.
To Mp the slims x, unexpected dabu
against har fatbar*e eetato appeared
gad a wallowed op her bom and every
thing upon whMh aha might hftre da
peadad far a new atari la Ufa. I aa
derate nd that abe bad about S6O and
aa proapect of mm nothing, Indeed,
that aauld ba called a maana of 11 veil
hood—one year ago thM night.
Vthen waa a mn to Chicago wha
all running a little weekly paper-ad
raaeed thought and that aart of thing
■omebsw a ropy of It bad drifted out
to HM Xendalfa heme, and aha had
token an Internet M K, writing gratui
toua eontributlone, which had bean
thankfully received. A cormpondence
had aprung up between her and the
OfeMago editor, and la bar emergency
abe wrote to him and aahed whether
ha eon Id pay bar a Urine aaMry If abe
would pe M work ragoMrly upon bla
staff. He offered her «90 a week, aid
It Moked to her like wealth.
"■he went to Chicago at once and ba
gas to work for that paper, and eema
ttmee aha got her 9K> and aematlmae
"■he maat hara been dlrefuily aa
happy during thoae meatha to Oht
aaga, yet abe' wrote tha ebeerfnloet
ataff tor that Uttle paper. It waa her
•arte Bar writings had tha ring of
Mugbter. It sally the girl waa a penlaa
la har way.
"By and by tba paper began to foun
der la IU paat ebllgattona. It proa-
Mad to da fairly well, bat the ma who
taa It dM not knew how to maka prom
Ma pay eld debta, and, to mka a long
atary abort, be weat under. He awed
MMe Keadall quite a bit af aalary. bat
ef eeuree ebe could bare ao hope of
getting It Ibe tried to eerare work
am tha dally papen, aad 1 think abe
might hare succeeded, feat the emor
geacy waa toe praealng. the WM ah
aalataly without money, fhe waa faaa
to faaa with aetaal aurratloo.
-At this a rials abe raoelTsd a letter
from CurtM Graham. Toa know him.
Ba wrote as msnsglng editor of the
Chronicle and offered MMe Kendall a
email earn for a certain number of par
agraphs every week for tba Buoday
edition, bad noticed her wart la
the little weakly paper and obtained
her addreea from the editor. MMe Kan
daU sect some paragraphe Immediate
ly, with a letter dlaoloelng her utter
poverty. Graham promptly telegraph
ad her soma money, for which may
heaven forgive him all hM a Ins, He
aMo ralaed the rata for the paragraphe.
-Thaa encouraged, Mlse Kendall
aaved her pennlM until ebe bad aaeugh
Money to some to New Tork, and tken
aha earn. Aad what Joy da yaa ear
peee It was that awaited her herst"
"Gordon," said X, "I knew what tt
Might have been, bat I hope It waist
■omehow you've atlrred up my later
eat la this poor girl. Don't, for plty*a
oaks, toll me that aha fall la lave with
"Orahsm haa Improved since yoa
knew him," aald Palaaer. "Be M mush
"He -to the moat errstis, unreliable,
unhatencsd creature that ever existed,"
aald li "brilliant, I graat you. aad
quits the sort tit toaa to win a we
maa'a love. Tot I'd rather eee Sylvia
Kendall without a penny or a hope of
aae than married to CortM Graham."
i 1 think you do him an injuetice,"
aald Palmar, "aad yet he M erratic.
Aad my story will prove It Whsa
MMa KaadaU resched Now Tork ahs
feaad that Graham hsd had s raw sa
the CfereaicM and had reatgaad. aad
Ma mil eelaaly Informed the
yoaag lady that her eervlm wm aa
"That girl aad I maat have bm
bora under the same a tar," said I.
-Walt a Mt," aald be. "While Miss
Kaadall waa ataggoriag uader thM ua
a■si■ii tm 1 lilum fnp a# /wmam aha
WPWIN wlvW swi( ™X vwurw, auv
didn't know that Now Tork papers
ehsnge their maaglag editora aa a
Maa might ahaago one hat for saather
—aa aMoo boy gave ber a note frem
Graham. It toM bar to cheer ap aad
that he woe Id bo reaponeibM for the
aeatlaaeaoc of ber aaMry as a matter
af plate kaalneas honor."
-TM." aald I. "I can fancy what aart
af note CurtM would write, the must
feave thought him tha finest fellow te
MM world. Aad I suppooe be weat to
■rtagoaM ths next day. didn't her
-No, eir, he didn't" replied Palmer.
-By the way. have you seen thlsf"
Bs eroeead the rem aad took a sopy
at a little magaalne from a HM» B
tapvml that I tea already mm (Mi
publication. It waa a new one aad
WM Mt«M to Mw aad pklt mm
* "Tea," said L "It looks flko a
mighty good thin*. Wbos back of ttr
•1 am," replied Palmar. TtnH
that*o confidential. Graham mohM
It to ma and toM m that moo to
dalt'a work alone would make It NT-
It baa well, perhapo not ileei. kr
We* printed eome other pood eta*,
and the hoalpeee end haa bean man
aged rather well."
"It haa It you're maaaped K. Oar
don," raid I alncerely.
fWtU. I hare given coneiderable at
tention to It thank yon." eald ha -ted
—wall, the long and abort of It la that
we're maklnp quite a bit of money al
ready. though we're bean out leea than
"m rtrrcaa » i aaas»
three months. But Mlee KeadalTa
work baa boon the blp bit WaYa pap
lap bar en enormous ealary."
Ha nibbed hie handa aad m»ed
"■he bae an latoreot too." ha added.
"Graham bad one, bat he eeld eat to
1 "Sold ootT"
"Tee; he's pelup to Baa nssiHw
with an Idea of hla own."
I pot up on my feet
"Oordon." said I, "did eho-dld aha
"He did not aak the question." re
plied Palmar quietly.
"Because be knew What the aaowar
would be," Mid I. ''Well. I'm eorry
tor him. if he loved bar, bat tor her
I'm glad"- .
The teara auddenly eatoe Into Pnte
"Not for her," eald ha, "tor mar
I leaned acroae the table, staring at
him, the handaomeat and the flneet ftt
t law that 1 "hare erer known; n maa
' Wkoae boner took the balm when ha
' waa a mere boy and haa puided bin
' eoursa ever alnce, endowed with gnat
wealth and with the Infinite, unfailing
klndllneea that could make It worth ea
much to her. And the glrl'a ■ tory rush
ed over me, the poverty and unvarying
disappointment, tbe bitter mockery eg
love, tbe unrewarded toll—all daottood
to and In pereoual eucceea that meat
renew ber value to herself and la a
love eo fortunate.
"In one year!" mid L
"In oua year!" be returned. "Wily, 1
toll yon that tbe future la a praat treaa
ore bouae; It holda everything we wlah
for. Xou would hive called me happy
a year ago, wbeu neither of ue knew
the treasure that the future held tor
raa. So brace up on your owa ac
He wu Interrupted by tbe opening of
a door, and hla mother looked into tbe
"Home eo early!" ha cried, bat she
painted to the clock aa aha came acroae
to give me greeting. It waa after 10l
"Sylvia Is In the drawing room." said
Mra. Palmer, "ready to watch tha new
year in with ue." .
"Corns along," said Palmar to ma.
"Pve beau waiting for her. I want her
to help me pereuade you to step late
Orshaa'a shoes There's money tbor*
my boy. and a chance to make a name
I toll you the new year looka bright
for all of us."
Unfortunately for Jomee, lira. J. Is
not tha meat careful of women. la
teat she la the kind of person who
would HI the sugar baaln with starch
and wonder how tSe tea eame to tasto
so carious. Tbe other day she bad bean
dotag soma fancy work, and, ss usual,
not having bar work baaket by ber. aha
faat put the ball ef silk she had been
aalng Into s tumbler.
Jssms waa rather later thaa usual
that alght aad M he had been ataylng
overtime licking stampe tor elreolaia It
will ba easily understood that ha waa
Of course he ebeee tha tumbler with
the ball Of silk In It to Oil wttb water.
It was emptied with two gulps, bat
than WM something la the tasto eg
the last one which made him thlafc an
WM not Mlt abould have been. TbM
ha felt a tinkling at tha back eg hto
"That's mysterious." ha said, plac
ing his finger and thumb lnalda his
Ha caught hold of the end of aOk
mm* nulled it
! The tickling eenaadon waa woree
' than ever,, and James" expreoeloa a
ha kept on pulling and accumulatta
i yards of silk was qHlte awful to aaa
"Wife, wlto," be cried, "send ft
Dr. Squalls this instant! rm unravel
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