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THE NEPHI. UTAH. TIMES-NEW- S. Barrow shrugged Ills snoulders In a that uiudc Hazel bring Ur teeth together and wunt to shake Mm. Urlnell by then wns lrJirylng up with Ion) strides. Hut a hand, he bowed to her. "Miss J Uizel Weir, I believe?" he Interrogut'd. Buy by Mail wuy North of ty-Thr-ee "I'm on the Tlis, Miss Weir." (irlnell went struli;'A to the business In hand. "You am aware, I presume, tiutt Mr. Amire-- v hush willed you a sum of money under rather peculiar conditions ttat Is, the bequest was (Copyright: Little, Brown & Co.) orded In p. peculiar way. I'rohably ou have seen a reference to it In the It has caused a great ileal or tnurant. Sho wanted a chance to rena. papers. "Saw It In the paper. Why?" Interest. The Times would be pleased not unfold did food. more She Is than supposed "Nothing, except that he to have a statement, from you which BUSH'S THREATS TO MAKE HAZEL SUFFER FOR HER REto be dying aud he wanted to nee the paper until he was seated. will tend to set at rest the curiosity of A column heading on the front page me. At least well, read the note," JECTION OF HIS PROPOSAL ARE FOUND NOT TO the public. Some of the other papers Hazel answered. caught her eye. The caption read: have indulged in unpleasant Innuendo. Barrow glanced over the missive "Andrew Bush Leaves Money to Ste We would HAVE BEEN IDLY MADE be pleased to publish your And under it the suband frowned. nographer." side of the matter." Makes Manufacturer wanted head: "Wealthy "What do you suppose he hnve no statement to make," Ha Peculiar Bequest to Miss Hazel Weir." zel"Isaid you for?" he asked. "I urn not In the least Synopsis, Miss llnsel Weir Is employed as a stenographer In the The story run a full column, and had 'onccrnedcoolly. "How should I know?" Hazel evaded office of Harrington & Bush at Granville, Ontario. what with She Is engaged to the papers print "Seems funny," he remarked slowly. to do with his Interment. There was or w lut t the people say. I absolutely Jack Barrow, a young real estate agent. Mr. IJush, Hazel's employer, anent the matter of deal a came prinHazel It." great "Oh. let's forget refuse to discuss the matter." suddenly notices her attractiveness and at once inukes her his private and sat down on the couch by hlin. "I cipal beneficiaries. But that which Giiuell continued to point out with After three months Bush proposes marriage. Hazel stenographer. a was of the basis the formed he heading don't know of any reason why the refuses, and after a stormy scene. In which Bush warns ber be will persistence und persunsPre logic of will a to the few should want to see me. It was cer codicil appended make ber sorry of ber action, Hazel leaves the office, never to return. u newspaper niun bent on learngood in which he did tainly a peculiar request for him, to hours before hU death, Ids paper wants to know whnt ing make. But that's no reason why we give and bequeath to Hazel Weir, un the desirability of her giving forth a should let it bother us. If he's really til lately in my employ, the sum of statement. And In the nildst of his "Evenln. Miss Weir. 'Ave you 'eard so CHAPTER II Continued hurt, the chnnces are he's out five thousand dollars In reparation for argument Hazel bade him a curt "good about Mr.. Bush, pore gentleman?" of badly his head. Don't scowl at that bit any wrong I may have done her." on. Burrow kept Hazel stared, aghast, astounded. Mrs. Stout was very English. Hazel stared at the sheet, and her evening" and walked of paper so, Johnnie-boy.- " Crluell her. with gave It up for step "Mr. Bush? No. What about him?" She was not nt all sorry; she was percould understand She Barrow Inughed and kissed her, and face burned. bad job, evidently, for be turned " 'E wjis urt shockin' bad this awft'- had Burrow now Jack up liuug haps a trifle ashamed. But the humor why forthwith. the dropped a slam. She could back. of the thing appealed to her most noon, Mrs. Stout related. "Out 'orse-bac- k Latersubject they went out for a short walk. his receiver with They walked Ave blocks without a rldln', and 'Is 'orse ran awny In an hour or so Barrow left for home, picture him reading that urtlcle und strongly of all. In spite of herself, she word. Hazel glunced at Barrow now smiled as she reached once more for with 'lm, and fill on Mm. Fell all of a promising to huve the concert tickets and theu, und observed with on uncom her hat. And this time Mr. Bush did cap, they any. Terrible terrible I for Thursday night. fortable sinking of the heart that he The pore man Isn't expected to live. not attempt to restrain her. Hazel took the note out of her belt was sullen, openly resentful, suspl a w back s at She breothed n sigh of relief when Is broke, they say. and read It ngoln when she reached clous. she had gained the street, and she did pity! Shockin' accident, Indeed," to want room. her Johnnie-boy,- " Why should he she said suddenly, Miss Weir voiced perfunctory sym see not In the lenst care If her departure her? She wondered nt the roan's "dont look so cross. Surely you don't cuas was eiclted of business hours her, seeing any pnthy, expected during blnme me because Mr. Bush wills me a persistence. He had Insulted her, ac riosity In the main ofllce. Moreover, that she was an employee of the firm to her view of It doubly sum of money in a way that makes cording or had been she was doubly glad to be away from lately. But close upon her with threats and an en people wonder?" that she escnped to her own room. forced caress. Bush. "I can't understand It at all." he IVrlmps he merely "lie looked perfeplly devilish," she She did not relish sitting there dls wanted to beg her pardon ; she had snld slowly. "It's very peculiar and told herself. "My, I loathe that man! cussing Mr. Andrew Bush. heard of men doing such things In deucedly unpleasant. Why should he Nevertheless she kept thinking of their Inst moments. He Is dangerous. Murry blmT The But she could not leave you money nt all? And why him She to bod. went she long after lden !" Mr. Andrew Bush being of conceive should he word the will as he did? was not at nil vindictive, and his mis She knew that she must have cut for anything he did. And so she What wrong did he ever do you?" fortune, the fact If the report were sorry lilm deeply In a man's tenderest spot could not grasp the reason for that None," Hazel answered shortly. Ills true his was that he end, she well how fuclng But his eleventh-hou- r Jut summons. But she could tone wounded her, cut her deep, so stirred her and pity. had gauged the look possibilities see that a repetition of such Incidents eloquent was It of distrust. "The only The report of his Injury was verified of Mr. Andrew Bush, Hazel bcurcely In a queer light. Other her might put wrong he has done me lies In willing 11 In the morning papers. By evening realized. folk might begin to wonder and Inquire me that money as he did." "I won't tell Jack," ehe reflected. had pretty well passed out of Hazel's why Mr. Andrew Bush took such an 'I. ut there's tin explanation for "He'd probably want to thraRh him. mind. She hnd more plensnnt con "Interest" In her a mere stenogra Barrow that," declared moodily In about cerns. Barrow Jack a of dropped lot horrid And Unit would stir up Well, she told herself, she did a pher. to "Iheres the key mystery, and If to If to wanted she go ask tall;. Ienr tne, that's one experU'nce not care ko long as Jack Barrow's anybody has It you have. What Is It?" I don't want repeated. I wonder If he with him to a concert during the week. ears were not assailed by talk. She Jack." Hazel pleaded, "don't take made court to Ills first wife in that They wore Bitting In the parlor, by smiled at thnt, she could picture that tone with me. I can't stnnd It I a front window, chatti-riuto each the . any scandal peddier Watched for Jack From a Window won't. I'm not a little child to be other, but not so engrossed thnt they wouldreception denth fashion T' get from him. scolded and browbeaten. This morn failed drawn to a notice That Commanded the Street. by carriage She laughed when she caught her The next day's papers contained the Ing w hen you telephoned you were nl two at the front splendid grays pull up self scrubbing vigorously with her Mr. Andrew Bush. He had gritting bis teeth. Her hands clenched most insulting, mid It hurt me dread of obituary In The brown footman. livery, handkerchief nt the place where his gate. the knuckles stood white uude fully. You're angry now, and suspl down and came to the door. Har.e! died shortly after midnight. noAnd de till lips hnd touched her cheek. She was got smooth skin, and then quite alt-- clous. Ymi seem to think I must hove the held the she that fact spite gruig. Mr. was ruptly she got up and left the restaii primitive enough In her instincts to knew the carriage. SheInhad seen He sense Hazel relief. of a lone some dreadful thing. felt I know It many feel a trifle glad of having retaliated Andrew Bush abroad to annoy or persecute her. rant even while a waiter hnrrbil to what you're thinking. The Gnzette powerless some was If time. She wondered there to her In what her training compelled and she could not escape the convic- like her order. If she had been hinted at some 'affair between me and consider a "perfectly hoydenlsh" man further annoyance In store for her, and tion that he would have attempted man. and versed In profanity, Mr. Bush; that frowned at the prospect. r'slbly thnt was ner. But she could not deny that It Bush till could cursed have Andrew sort of left handed reparation for ru She beard Mrs. Stout answer the both had he lived. Sad proved wonderfully effective. soul on his Its shuddered Journey She had now been Idle a matter of me. If that didn't mnke me an bell In Jeron. There was a low Infinite space. Being a woman inlng It would amuse me It's so absurd. gry. mumble of voices. Then the landlady days. Nearly three months were yet through CHAPTER II. she wished cnly a quiet plure to cry, Haven't you to elapse before her wedding. ony faith in me nt all? appeared In the parlor doorway, the It seemed scarcely worth while Xf haven't done anything to be ashamed footmnn her. I Do Give and behind Bequeath." III CHAPTER of. I ve got nothing to conceol." "This Is the lady." Mrs. Stout In look for another position. She had When Jack narrow called again, money saved to do everything "Don t conceal It. then," Barrow which happened) to be that very eve- dicated Hazel. "A message for you, enough An Explanation Demanded. she wanted to do. It was not so much muttered sulkily. "I've got a right to ning. II.iT.el told him simply that she Miss Weir." Hazel's pride came to ber rescue be- know whatever there Is to know If The liveried person bowed and ex lnrk of money, the need to earn, aa for she was had left Harrington & Bush, without half-wahome. Instlnc Irked of Idleness that the monotony I'm entering Into any explanation except tended an envelope. "I was Instructed her. She had acquired the habit of tlvely she had turned to that refuge, seem going to marry you. Ton don to have ony Idea what this sort the general one that ehe had found It to deliver this to "ti personally." he work, and that Is a thing not lightly where she could lock herself In her of talk that's going around means to Impossible to get on with Mr. Bush in snld, and ling. red as it he looked for shaken off. But room own and cry her protest agalns n man." during that day she her new position. And Jack, being further instructions. It all. But she had done no wrong Hnzel stopped short and faced him. Hazel looked at the envelope. She gnthered together' the different Granmore concerned with her than with her ville and went carefully over nothing of which r. be ashamed, and Her henrt pounded work, gave the matter scant considera- could not understand why, tinder the the pniers, slckenlngly. and ar when Ihe of first the soock nes columns. Knowing the hurt pride and rising anger choked her tion. circumstances, any message should town "want" hen"' wore ber she threw up off, as she did. she wns enabled to tide for an Instant. But she managed t This was rTt a Friday. The next come to her through such a medium and refusiil to consider what theworl forenoon Hazel went downtown. When But there was her name Inscribed. She eliminate the unlikely, undesirable at calmly, perhaps with added large might think. So she went speak Thus by evening she was calmness ,y reason of the struggle she returned, little before eleven, the glanced up. Mrs. Stout gazed past the places. nn back one to o'clock office the at Individa armed of and with firms list she wns maid of all work was putting the Inst footmnn with nn air of frank anticlpn to make for self. And took tip ber work. lAine before eve control. compelled touches to her renm. The girl pointed lion. Jack also was looking. But the uals requiring a stenographer. rea had she others sensed that In the morning she sallied forth. ning are to nn oblong pnekage on a chair. if to marry me," sh Inndlndy caught Hazel's glance an! Iler quest ended with the first place the Gazette. Not that anyone men repeat jou -- yougoing That fame for you a little while backed out the door, and Hazel hare got a right to ei, tloned but curious It, glance she two sundry of The fact sought. years' ago. Mis Weir," she said. "Mr. Bush's the letter. mnde her painfully aware of the fact know all there Is to know. Have The note was brief and to the point service with the biggest firm In GranI haven't ha earring" brought It." She hnd Just reached the ftrt hind reruei to explain? ville was ample recommendation; In "Mr. Hush's carriage !" Hazel echoed. Miss Wetr: Mr. I)uh, ttelnc of her Iwardirig house when sh much chance to explain yet. Have I Ing office It addition to which Ihe manager. srloiily "Tes'm. Itegtilar swell turnotit. with mjurra inn unanm it write, i.kis tn snjr refused to tell yon anything? Would heard bell, and a second a footman In brown livery. My, yrni mat as Is very anximi to Be you. II developed In their conversation, hnd or twothe telephone nny reasonable explanation make a called. the later landlady In known sends his to her father convey you ber. Ilia years gone by. could see tlx girls peeking all along crrie Impression on you in your present Miss Weir! Telephone." hs will not survive So before ten o'clock M!s H:ze Weir "Oh. fear that physicians the square when It stopped at otir th night, bene tia frame of mind. I don't vant to marry of you to com. was entered on th over Barrow's voice hailed th her pay roll of a door. It quite flustered (he missus." Very truiv, you If yon can't trust me. Wl y. I house. It was line. ETIIM, R. WATSON. The girl lingered a second, curiosity couldn't I wouldn't marry you an "W "I'll he. Nurse be In nut said seven," a by not one of Waiting. their permanent position; w rit large on her countenance. Plainly better take a walk. We enn't tai time, or nny place, tinder tboe eon The Idea t Of curse I won't I 1 girls hnd been taken 111 and was likely had she wished to discover what Miss Ha-r'iition. no matter bow much I tuny In the to parlor; there'll probably be take tip her duties again In six Weir would he getting In a package wouldn't think of such a thing I" Hazel foolishly enre for you." lot of old out sheer tabbies of there weeks or two months. But thnt suited that was delivered In so aristocratic exclaimed. "There's Jut one thing. Hazel." Bar curiosity," Hazel alt could She footthe better. a she said to "Just the put second," a manner. Bnt Hazel was In no mood row persisted stubbornly. "There mnt "All right," I!nz-bun and In agreed, a breathmnn. the time and have usefully, to gratify anyone's curiosity, fthc was have een something between you and op. Over on the parlor mantel lay some ing sje!l before her wedding. angry at tlm presumption of Mr. AnI'.'i'h. You're net helping yourself by She Unconsciously dreed bere)f. Three? days went by. Hazel attended drew Buh. It was an excellent way sheets of pnjer and envelopes. She getting on your dignity and talkln the doni feminine Its nerted truly borrowed a pencil from Barrow and the concert with Jack the evening of of subjecting her to remark. about my not trusting you. Instead of nance the vomin anxious It plc osthe Mr. Bush Andrew received day She drew off her gloves, and. laying and propitiate ber lover. She put o explaining these things." next ten At tentations burial. the aside hnt. phfced up a newspnper. A short time ago," Hazel told him a dainty sntniivT dress, rearranged be morning the telephone girl called her. hair, and Itcgfin to rend. The girl, with no "Mr. Buh nked me to marry of trace quietly. th ail awny powdered ".Someone wants yon on the phone. excuse for lingering, reluctantly gathhim. I reftied. of course. He tears that lnifcd on coming as s Miss she snld. Weir," broom and ered lip her "You refused : Bnrrow Interrupted diisfpsin. nod Hnzel took tip the dangling receiver. as she reached the sanctuary of b deported. When she was gone. tnd own room. And then she waif bed f cynically. "Mt girls would have I" "Hello not tiil then. Miss Weir Investigated Jumped at the fbnnce." Jack from a window that command' "That you. Hnzeir th parcel. "Jack!" she profited. the Street. She recognized the voice, half guessLa Brtc two doren "Will." Bnrrow defended, "be was fit lnt. She mti jsnrrow appeared no be would he. cue since it hut ing Frances f led the room with tin ir to meet him before he rang the n'inot n niiill' rinire, r,nd I've got nothdotn Barrow Jack would be likely to ring bell. JnM Itehind bim carne n delicate odor when she removed the tail ing but my hands and my bmin. But her tip. pasteboard cover. And set edgewise U poso yori nd refuse bim. How does man in a grny suit. This individual "Surely. t)ocn't it sound like me?" turned In at the g.ite, bft"w;ng a nol thnt account for the fjTe thousand dolamong the stems she found bis card. seen the her "Jave Weir small tdrned tip Mis yotj morning pn- llion Barrow and a ke n fisri'' at b r lars?" no'. "I wonder if he sends these as a "I think" Ibird flung back pelon-et.iy- . a be "No. What" sort of pence; offering?' she snorted. i "HI let yon find that oTit for "Thnf the Tin." Grir,'!!, "I wonder If a few hur? f reflection "Took 'em over, rartlculdrly the Bartow tnftMored S'.urlr. "O ne on; Toii're n!d enough now to joir!f. tins tii'ide him realize J'lM bow cceed-Ine'r.Hifc ro hate yon almost. Yrir b t's get awfiy froij I, ere, I ",; i;.it!e." vry fnddi'di be tided? Well, Mr. The hnrh rattle of a reccircr he's after manner's an in'i't." f"r rn Interview." in h, Ml return your unwelcome gift slammed back on Its hook without id In il b him turned Haze) n'ly though they ere Isanti':;! flowers." evn a "good by" from him struck her Bight at the start she found beref And be did forthwith, squandering like a slnp In the face. She bung tip resenting Barrow's tne, bis thinner. Hazel teelrs refuge In the far 40 cents on a messenger boy to deliver s'owly, and went back to her work. She had do-- ) nothing it w arrant susNorthwest, where she obtains a them to Mr, I5nh at bis office. She Nvcr since their first meeting, and picion tim. But she loved bim. position as schoolteacher and wished him to labor tinder no tnlsap-pr-i they hnd not been exempt from lovrs' and she hopl she could convince bim after her arrival at Immediately benon s to her rttitude. a Barrow Glanced Over the Missive and quarrels, bad Jack Barrow ever Cariboo Meadows ehe that it ws no more than a passing her gt Bill" The rictt 1iy Sendnysbe spent to her like that. Even throuch the Frowned. Prst glimpse of "Roaring ss. for which she was noIth Jn'k tt.irrow on a vllt to his "te,ipbone the resentful note In his wise to Plume. Wagttaff. Tha Introduction was brief refusal. The foot- voice grated on her and mrind bef. in a nearby t"wo. They ported. scribbled Barrow growled, before It!" "Hang startling, t eay the least. The man answ with her er. It ss their (D'tiim, t the do.r. Hazel departed She was chained to her work which. they had trsvrrsed the first bWk. incident ia a part of tha rtest turned to find Jack staring his puzzlewas still early In the evening her agitation, she rnsnsgfd to "Here comes GrineH! I 'nf poee that deplfe Installment. end Hs7.l went ment. f,f therr rVotit wnde through without any radical er- old rat of a landlady pojnir-- us oul-Nln- - the did "What Mrs. want?" Marrow he floor. th Prt aked noon. j r'T rors t)fiil The twelve dodging Mm now." To r.i. ' i.n i :n!;i:i i sat bluntly. "That was the Bush turnout, Intermission gne hf t.f i.er b"n'(I'- t'nt vt "ThTc" no earthly ress-unity to why I the-- e I'.ift'lr i It?" wasn't entrance b irry m the street an l buy a Gi?ite. should Iff lis-re- l ss Mm. it." n you pst dfl?e ftjwttrrs f plrUed f'h IT e I.'!!:- !i; i.r Hi "Ton beard about Mr. Brjih getting Then, instead ef going home to her ' with a .af-Jl:id to r "leimini'aie with a f.nr repbed fi3!y. 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