e was summoned to the reception room, and was much surprised to find her father and her brother Bearie in consultation with the Mother Superior. They had just

arrived with a raft of timber—the first raft from the Ottawa—and had come to arra

nge with the nuns to have Abbie spend the evening with them. The Chief looked very grave as he tri

ed to decipher the tattered letter which the Mother Superior translated to him. He said: "Abbie is a giddy, foolish,

light-hearted girl, whose spirits often carry her beyond bounds. I shall be returning to the Utawas in a few days and shall take

her home with me. She will be safe at home," he sai