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Till! lllVl'.ll OF ItKIIT.
A bemilltul utronm I tho lllicr 61 Hull
Tho Hill, wlilo watt rj ew p clear nnil coltl.
toll miut tnw ulnr In llio W(t,
A whlto iill Rlonin hi tho wwt i nrM's Rultli
It lontis to tho hnro or tho lllvcr of Hest
Tho Illy-Ilnetl shore lit tho llller ot llwt.
Tltu tionttnnn rlfiefl, ho rrniJiw u hand,
Ho know on well, ho will Metr 3 on truo,
nil fin , no fur from nil UN upon hind,
rrom h itcs f torn f tilos Hint purait. anil pursues
Fur mir Ilia lily-Html Itltcrnt IIcbI
Viinr myrtitnl, in urknt Mil ir of ltct.
A storied, swift el renin Is this UK or ot ltests
Tho souls ot Ml tlmo keen Ita ultimate, shores
.Ami Journey j ou east, or Journey ou west,
Unwilling or willing, sure-footed or pore.
Ton mi rely will coino to this UUcr of Host
This benutlful, hrnullf ul 1th er of llrst.
JwifHln Jlllfc r In KcliriKirv Ceiihiri.
TIIK VAIItl'H OUT.
"Take short A lows." Kithif 1 Smith,
Tho Fnj s Hint to my christening enmo,
(Tor coino they tlltl, jny nurses tmight me,
They did not bring tno wealth or fume,
'Th cry llttlo thnt they drought me.
Hut one, tho crossest of tho crow,
S, Tho ugly old one, iinlm Itoil,
Said, "I h(ill bo avenged on toti,
My child; 5 ou slmll grow up short-sighted t"
With mnglo Juices did sliolnl 0'
Mlno eyes, nml wrought her wicked pleasure.
Well, of nil Bit ta tho I'lirlpi km e.
Iters is tho present thnt I tnnsnre,
Tho boro whom others fenr and lice,
I do not fenr, t do not tlco hlini
I puss him calm ns calm enn Ik?S
I do not cut I do not boo him,
.And with my feeble cjes nnd dim,
Where yim see. pntehy fields nnd fences,
For mo tho mists of Turner swim
Mil "nzuro Jlstnncu" soon commence.
Nny, ivs I blink nbnut tho streets
Of this befogged nnil miry city.
Why, nlmostciery girl ono meets
Seems prelcrnnturnlly pretty.
'Try spectacles," ono'a friends Intone;
"You'll sco tho world correctly through them."
Hut I Iim o Islons of my own.
And not for w orlds would I undo them 1
.ttiilme Ltirit; In Ffhrtmitf JttrjKrV.
An Unexpected Denoiicincnt.
"ltljlllc slorlcs of Arcadian simplicity hnvo
their charm, and yours aro undoubtedly good
lit Ihclr kind; but, as 1 haio previously hinted,
wo require something more than pretty dcscrlp
Hon. From sour writings I should Infer that
j our Ufa Is n very retired, one, and that, there
fore, jou lmo not hail tho opportunity ot ac
quiring tho experience ao necessary In a writer
of fiction. Your Into nttempt to put a llttlo
moro'iest Into jour stories, by cvolilng a
criminal out of 3 our inner consciousness, garo
f '10 critics sumo grounds for tho fun they got
nut ot blm. Ho would, In fact, lie as Incapnhlo
of tho villainy attributed to him as of tho ago
nies of rcmorso ho is depleted as undergoing at
tho thought of having committed it. What wo'
want Is truth of character, apart from which
there can bo no sound morality real men ami
women whoso lives wo cau sjmpathlzo with or
condemn, as tho case may bo. Falling in this
respect, wo must, I regret to say, dccllno further
contributions from jour pen."
,uTruth of character real men nnJ women I' "
Tho letter, which hid been read through for tho
t'itnl or fourth tim?,was putilow n with a low sigh,
nnd tho speaker sat w 1th compressed lips and
downcast eyes lu troubled thought, licrclbowson
tho tabic, nnd her chin propped ou tho palnu of
h?r hands. A girl ot about nluteeen cars of ago,
slenderly nnd gracefully formed, with tho rare
combination ot strength ail 1 sweetness in her
clear-cut features, andcnpabllltlcsof humor and
pathos In her blue gray ejus aud sensitive
Tho room lu which she sat was tilted up In
an unpretending way ns a study, and opened
Into a bed-room bejond. It was nearly mid
night, and warm even for tho end of June.
Tho French w Indow looking on to a balcony,
from which stouc steps led down to an old-fashioned
gardcu, was open, and tho perfumed air
camo languidly in, as though laden with Invisi
ble flowers. Tho girl presently changed her
position, Ijlngback In hcrchalrbejond the ring
ot light from tho studc 1 lamp on tho table, her
hands clasped ahovo her head. In tho dim
shadow her facotook amoro dreamy expression,
nnd sho appeared to surrender herself to tho
mystical Influences of tho summer night.
Wooed by tho note of a nlghllngalo lu tho
neighboring wood, tho yearning spirit in her
eyes was making to itself wings, when she was
suddenly summoned back to realities bv tho
sound of light taps upon tho wall ot the adjoin
ing room. Sho roso to her feet, keen-ejed and
alert it was a summons sho was necustomed to
respond to without a moment's delay aud
passod swiftly Into tho adjoining room. A
largo comfortable-looking room, wherein were
two beds, in ono ot which lay an Imalltl a
woman of about forty vears of age, upon whoso
still beautiful face suffering had only had a re
1 'Dear mother, can I do an) thing aro you in
"No; less than usual to-night, dear, liul It Is
f letting late. Is It not? You will not sltup much
onger, Gladys f"
"Ever thing Is so still nnd etiggcsth c I can
think better at this time, dearie. But I shall
soon bo in now,"
"My child 1 How grateful I am thatyouhavo
tho prospect of making yourself independent
by-and-by. How much It comforts mo to thluk
so I What w ould ou havo ilono w ithout your
Tho girl stooped In kiwi her mother's palo
cheek aud smooth back her hair, as she replied,
in a tono meant to seem light and careless,
"Something better and moro profitable, perhaps,
"Hut nothing that would have given mo so
much pleasure. Your mother Is so proud of
what you do."
"That's your Arcadian simplicity, 111) dear.
I am moro ambitious," returned tho girl, her
dips curving with apathetic llttlo smile. "Let
mo give you your sleeping draught aud shako
up jour pillows. There! Thatlsmorocumfort
able. Is it not? Try to sleep, dearie, and dream
you havo a daughter who Is "
"Not ambitious, Uladjs."
"Well, then, possessed of nil Inner conscious
ness that does not make mistakes."
Unco moro kissing tho invalid's check, and
carefully arranging tho bed curtains so as to
shado her eyes from tho light burning on tho
drrssing table, tho young girl moved softly
away, passing Into tho llttlo study again,
doing1 toward tho tablo, sho took up somo
pages of manuscript and glanced through them
with critical, dissatisfied ej cs. "No; It w 111 not
do," sho murmured. "Ho Is right, of course.
No uso sending unsalable goods to market!"
Sho ftooil pondering over tho situation, slowly
tearing tho sheets across and across. How was
she to gain tho kind of oxpcrlenco sho wanted
In her quiet village homo? Her sketches ot
country lifo had beon favorably received for
somo time, and sho had depended upon being
ablo to go on lu tho saino way, earning suffi
cient to give her mother tho comforts neces
sary for an Invalid. That day had come tho
letter Intimating that a chango was required,
Sho had previously received two or three
friendly hints to the sum cflecl, and had
endeavored to act upon them, hut, ns It had
turned out, unsuccessfully. Thcro n as no nils
taking tho decided tono of this last letter, iiof
did she question its reasonableness.
It was characteristic of, (ilnihs Lcnstcr that,
having onco accepted tho verdict, sho wasted
no time In bemoaning her uufortunalo circum
stances. Nor did she try to console herself by
dwelling upon tho thought that her work had
been allowed to bo good ot Its kind. It was
not the kind lu demand, anil her whole mind
was concentrated upon tho una question
whether she would he able to do what was.
Her father had been Hector ot Ureenthorpe,
anil, after his death, her mother and she had
been Invited to remain at tho rector), rent frco,
by bis successor, n family connection, who thus
satisfied his consclcnco that ho was doing all
that could bo cxpcctcdot him. The credit due
to him was somewhat diminished by the facts
that ho was himself obliged to Iho 111 a warmer
climate; that tho curuto lu charge, nil elderly
bachelor with souio means, preferred lining
rooms at an adjacent farm house, where ho was
spared tho trouble of housekeeping, and that
there w ould have been some ililllcultj in letting
(Ilatljs, who had reieUed 11 solid education
from her father, would haiohccu ready enough
to go out Into the world to cam her bread, hut
tho found her work nt homo in nursing her
mother through an Illness, which, although
pronounced Insurable, might last fur jcars. It
had been no small rtllef lu II ml herself capable
ot adding to their small iiicoino by her writing,
aud thus to lw enuhloil to remain w It ! her mother
In tho btlowtl old home,
A largo, lrregularlj-bullt, somewhat dilapi
dated, and sparelj-fumUhcil liouse, withold
fashloncd flower and fruit gardens at the back,
whence a an In:: L'.ihi admitted to nil elm shaded
path luroiujU the iirlmltho grau'jard to tho
ciiurcu us aiicicm iienen ciaii luwcr, some
what aslant, aud lis root and porch showing
inauy a sign of the efforts that had from tlmo
to I lino lieeu mailo to stay the progress of
Froutlug tho house, audfailiig tho main road,
was a wide lawn. Willi baskit urouit of flowers
uud BhrublKTyhojoiid, l.ouiiilcdhy tiuuld moss-
grown, roil unci, wan, 111 1110 centre ui which
was a high, narrow openwork Iron gale.
"What to dor" thuuirht ninths, tlwntlinr
the torn MS. u Ullage sturj It had been n labor
01 love 10 wruo iniu 1110 wasio-paiicr uasKii.
It had not only lucn 111010 cuiiceiihil. but muio
practicable, than any oilier work, ablo us sho
was ttulolt In thaodd hours when notatleml
lug upon her mother. Hut It would have In ho
glun up, alio was telling herself, imk'ss sho
1 ould succeed 111 siippljlug tho new demand.
"You hao served nn. aiuirLUtiecshln lu irhlnir
iip.iny de.ir," sho murmured, with a half smile
and attempt ntn Jestwithhersclf. "You ought
10 no quuo 1111 uucpi in iiiouuiiiu an 01 uiuiig
without j this time, jou know."
Bho crossed tho room, )U?hcd tho window
wider open, and passed on to tho balcony, rest
ing her urins upon it in she stood gazing at tho
quiet sccuo ucioro ucr. 1 ruin 01 ciiaracicr
real men ami women.1 Yes: evident! what I
want is to seo life. Not still life, jou Know,"
iioddliiecouUdenllallvto herold familiar fricud.
the walnut tree on the lawn, "'Ihlul; ot my
ncvcrnavlngbecnfUotnllcsfroni tho rectory!
Why, seeing MM must mean rushing about to
exhibitions, and thecatres, anil concerts, and
pans, anil meeting nosis oi pcopioi ncro
everything goes on oxnctlylho samo way day
after day, week after week, nnd month after
month. Ono knows what all tho people are
going to do, ami sny, and think, ami nothing
ever happens 1 Old lommy Venn's prosy
maundcrlngs nlioul his wrongs will ncier lend
to anything. No;ho'snouse. If quarrelsome,
mischief making Mrs. (Ireer would go Just a
llttlo further, wo might havo a dramatic situa
tion; hut sho won't, and l'vo used her up, as
far ns sho goes! As to Allco Newton's love
toty, l'vo got nil I enn onlot that thrcoici
slons already !"
The balcony was In shadow, nnd part of the
lawn, but tho road bejond, winding down
through tho village, and tho rising ground op
posite, terminating In a ware of hills, lnj white
in the moonlight. The Mis In tho old church
towcrwcrclinltlnglychlnilngthohour of Iwrtto,
wllh what was understood In tho lllago lo ho a
few bars of tho Old Hundrclh, and a dog In
some nelghliorlng fartnjnnl was howling Its ills
pproinl, when Ilia thread of, the young girl's,
thoughts was suddenly snapped asunder. She
bent curiously forward, lur gain directed
toward n lwnd In tho road, somo hundred J arils
or so distant. Was something going lo happen
A woman hail come Into view, and was run
ning with fleet slcps toward tho rcclorj, look
ing back el cry now and again ns she ran.
tllailjs stood gazing wonderliiglyat thondianc
Ing flgurc. In quiet, sleepy (Irccnthorpo peo
ple did not run about nt night, and In that wild
4n sho came, until sho reached tho rcclory
gnle. Then sho stopped, tried to open It, nnil,
llmllng It locked, shook It w I til both bauds, as
If In desperation.
What did sho want? Had sho come thcro for
asshlanco? Siiniethlngdreadfullntlio vilioge
an accident Href tllailjs hurriedly turned lo
descend, then paused, standing motionless,
with ono foot" on the step. Sho had heard
other sounds', hurrying footsteps, and raised
lolces, and now beheld llireo or four men olid a
woman running round tho bend In tho road,
Tho w oman bad also hcanl, Sho pushed somo
Ihlng she hail been corrjlng between the Iron
bars, and, n moment before the others camo In
sight, climbed tho high gato a feat of no small
dlfllculty and dropped into tho rectory
grounds, crouching low among tho laurels.
Sho was trying to escape from tho others!
What had happened f Gladys ran down tho
steps and across tho lawn toward the woman,
who had turned n few janls to the left out of
sight from tho gate. As she drew neartr tho
woiiiin crouched lower, endeavoring appar
ently to escape notice; but, finding shu was
seen, sprang up again, and ejaculated In nn ex
cited whisper, "Don't giro mo up ilon't glvo
mn lit,. r f I11.V will"
"No, no," hurrledlv put In tllailjs. "Do
not lear. inu arc siio no iiarm cnu come i
vin linm Wltnl. unrn Ihpv Pflfnir to V
Tho woman raised a trembling finger to her
lips. Tho pursuers wcro close upon iiicni
umv nnerlnir through tho. bars of tho cato on
to tho lawn, part of which was bright with
raoonligtit nun pari in ucep snauuw.
"Do jou think It Is likely V said 0110
"No: It Is locked ion see." In Ing the gate,
"nnd sho could not climb II."
"I ilon't feci so sure," doubtfully snld an
other, in a Tolco which sounded familiar to
tlladys's enrs, although she was at the moment
too much absorbed to give moro than 11 passing
thought to It. "I know what can boilono In
that way on emergency."
"Impossible !" docidcdl 1 .
"On, then, or sho will catch the night mall
aiH escape us after all 1"
The woman clutched Oladjs's arm with n
tighter hold and stooped lower, although they
could not Iks seen w here they wcro from the
gate. There w cro the sounds of running fool
stops again, and as they died away (lladis mur
mured, beginning- to look a llttlo doubtfully ot
"What has happened r Why wcro they run
ning after you?"
"I was afraid so afraid," hesitatingly nnd
nbiently murmured tho woman, ns though still
"liciauso they aro desperate men; anil and
I am only a woman, nnd alone. Do jou llvo
hero?" peering with eager scrutiny nt Olndjs In
tho dim light.
"Yes; my mother nnd I and au old servant.
You aro safe here."
The wom-in appeared to bo hurriedly de
bating with herself, and still In great dread, her
ejes shifting nervously from tilniljs to the
gate. Then sho abruptly inquired:
"How far Is It to tho railway station ?"
"About a mllo aloug the road, In a straight
line," replied Oladj s.
"And they aro gone there! No, I doro not
venture!" Acaln sho reflected, conning
Glndjs's faco tho while. "You aro a lady."
Not qulto able tu come to tho same con
clusion with regard to tho other, and unaccus
tomed to say what sho did not feel, liladjs
simply replied: "My father was Hector here."
The woman seemed aliout five or six and
twenty, and was tall, slight, and good-looking
eicn handsome, after the type; but the
well-shaped mouth was hard, not to saj coarse,
In expression, and tho largo dark ej cs BOine
what too keen anil shifting. Sho was plainly
dressed, wearing a close black lionnct and a
long, sober-colored dust cloak. There was
something about herself, or her manner, which
jarred upon Uladjs. Hut sho would not allow
herself to Ira critical. Tho other w as n woman
iu trouble; aud that was enough.
"Were they going to roll jou?"
Tho woman broko lutu a short discordant
laugh, but Immediately grew crave again, gaz
ing silently at tlladjs, as If debiting with her
self once more.
Why did sho look in that strange wnj why
did sho laugh If she wcro In trouble? wondered
Gladys, ns silently returning her gizo with nn
uucnuny feeling of she Knew not what. Sud
denly her fears took shape; u terrible suspicion,
aroused, perhaps, by tho other's lautrb, dnrtod
Into hor mind. Ono thought had suggested
another; sho remembered now that the voice
n hlch had sounded familiar to her w as that of
a Dr. Harlaud, who kept n private asylum Just
oulslde the illlage. After a moment's re
flection she said, making a great effort to com
mand herself and appear to speak in a quiet,
"Tho volcoof ono of those in pursuit ot jou
seemed familiar to me. It was that ot Dr. liar
land, who Hies at the who recedes patients.
Do 1011 know him?"
"Mad people, do jou mean?" Sho was si
lent u few moments, then slonlv recummcuecd:
"jouarotliinKingiiiai 1 am ono 01 inciii, ami
havo made my escape ?"
At loss how to reply, tllailjs unconsclouslj
betrayed what was lu her mind, shrinking hack
a little, as she murmured, with aw hllciilng face,
"I thought that peril ips "
"You needn't ho ufraid. 1 am as sano ns 1011
are. If ever a w oman had her w its about her t'l 0
got 111I110 this minute !" Sho paused again, ami,
nftiir n mniiient's thought, seemed to come to
somo decision. "You look the sort lo Judge for
joursclf and stand by any ono jou promiscu 10
help. Well," after another keen look, "I will
trust inu. I hnin been shut up there nud l'lo
mado my escape. I should noi er hai 0 got free
11 1 nauii i, iiiougii nn nu more nriu iiiuu you
"Dut Dr. Harland Is a good man. I know
him, ami I know ho would ncier lend himself
"No, o!i mil l'vo nothing to say ngaiusi
him," hurriedly. "It was-tho others they
that gaio tho certificates who wcro to blame."
"Hut I do not understand. What motive
could they have had?"
"I'coplo aro sometimes treated nslnsanowhcn
they nro not, j ou know. Didn't j oil hear about
that poor lady that w as put away not long ago ?"
"Yes, I hcanl ot that," replied tllailjs, recol
lecting something of tho kind, anil Its having
becii said that tho motlio was In obtain tho
properly of tho lady keptluduranco. "Hut Dr.
Harland would not"
"I told jou It was tho others. Ho thought
that what they said about my being hisanu was
truo because heinuso I kept to tho story ; and
It's so dreadful I No w ouilcr ho can't lwllcvc,
when those that put 1110 wllh him say It's just
that I'm Insane nhuut, and that I only fancy
"You saw something done something dread
ful ?" ejaculated tllailjs.
"Yes." Tho woman paused a moment, ns
though listening again, then hurriedly went ou:
"I saw It dime. The poor gentleman was ou n
lslt and It wuh a summer night, aud I was
In tho tho garden, us it might 110 here, to to
get a breath of fresh air. I looked in utthodln-lug-room
window. They had been plajlug
somo gambling game, mid had glieu him too
much w Inc. 1 hey made him sign some papers,
and then oh, I cannot tell jou !"
"I)o jou mean aid they kill him!" ejacu
lated Gladjs, with dilating ejes.
"I saw it I Oh, it was too dreadful ! After
wnnl I got hjstcricil, and cried outuboulwhat
I had siin; and then to saio themsclies, they
pretended I had lost my senses, and got tho doc
tors to sign a paper that I had,"
"Ah, crml, wicked! What jou must liaia
suffcrtiU" said Uladjs, will) a look of mingled
horror and pltj.
"You can see now why 1 was so anxious to
make my cscapo how llttlo chanco I should
halu to do so again If they caught me,"
"They shall not, Yuu ore welcomo lo stay
heru until jou tan commuiilcato wllh jour
' Oh, no, I daro not;" hurrledlj adding, "They
would And inc."
"I would not gtto jou up. I hate friends In
tho neighborhood, and"
"Ah, jou forget about (hat, poor ladj I Ihey
aro armed with authority, and could make Jou.
My tnly tlnucolsto get safely away to whern
they could not find me, uutll I could proio my.
self sano. If I could but contrite to reach my
sister lu Imlou Hush 1 I thought 1 heard
nro thoj coming back ?"
"Not jet, Thej will come Lack tills way there
Is 110 other when they 11 ml jou halo not gone
to tho station, hut It Is nearly two miles, there
nnd back. How caul help jou! i here 1st lie
junction, but that Is qulto four miles from here,
uud jou do not know the waj."
"I uiulil soon Dud it, but it's no uso trjlug
now. ihey will boon tho wulch forme In tho
load, and there's no other way, 1 suppose?"
"Why, jes, of coursotberolsl How could I
forget 1" exclaimed tl'adjs, with a look of re
lief. "A much shorter way, foul ihroughthu
churchjard, nud ucross tho tlilds ut the luck,
jou wuulil saiuqullou mllo aud a half I"
"Will jou put 1110 lu llio way!" eagerly,
Then, her faco falling again, "Hut mnit likely
they know II, too; nud, if thoy suspect 1'iogouo
there, thev will follow me; tliey would bo suro
to IhluU of tholunelloii."
"Yes; I am nfrnld thoy 11 ould,"
"Then I can only depend upon tho dispernlo
eliaiienof lildhigoroutriiiiuliiglhem unless -"
"Unless what!" questioned (Had) a,
"1 1 ould not expw t It," lietltatluglj',
"You may expect an) Hung It is lu my power
tu do, If there is, tell me, ami to suro I will
help jou it I can, poor thing, You halo not a
minute to lose now,"
'I ho womuti seemed still lo hesltato a moment
or two, "Jt jou didn't J ill ml, It might delay
anil baffle them, ami It couldn't hurt you. You
nro about my size anil height, nnd if jou would
Just put on my cloak, nnil draw tho hood over
your hend, nnd stand where they could see you
through tho gste, jou might divert their atten
tion nnd keep them watching jou until It was
loo Into to overtake mo. I happen lo know
there's nn up train from tho junction nt halt-
riasl one, and If you could contrive to prevent
heir following mo till then I shnll gel safely
nwnj You would only havo to show joursclf
now nnd then, to keep them on tho watch, mid
jou would lio In jour own gnrilon."
"I will do It," said Olndjs, reflecting Hint her
molher w ould not lie likely to require anything.
Sho ilhl not usually awaken for two or thrco
hours nftcr her sleeping drniight.
Tho woman hastily divested herself of her
clonk, nud, ns Uladjs put It nn, snlill
"If you wouldn't mind taklngtnyhngtujnur
hand, jou would look still moro like mo. I
will just tnkethis, Itfstleiluprcailj',inii see,"
wllh n llttlo laugh, as sho took something tied
up in n handkerchief, from tho big.
They hcanl, or thought they hcanl, footsteps
In the road, tllailjs took tho other's hand, mid
guided her swiftly anil silently round Ihchouse,
through tho orchanl, to tho swing gate, whence,
diverging from tho elm walk, n nnn-ow path
skirted tho churchyard nnd led to somo flclils.
"Keep to tho footpath across tho fields, go up
tho lane into tho high rond, turn to Ihn right by
tho farm-house, and wnlk slrnlght on until jou
comn to the Junction."
"You havo saved mo 1"
"Am I free lo tell tho truth when Jou arc
"To nil Iho world,"
"Write, and tell mo as soon as jou have ar
rheil nt j our sister's I"
"Yes, nh, jes," returned tho other, ns sho
stole softly nnd quietly nwnj-.
"A real ndiciiturc,'' thought (lladis, ns eho
mido her way back through tho orchanl nnd
niiind to tho front of tho house. "Yes, that is
what one wants to bo bniught in conlnctwlth
realities. Had I liccu drawing from my Imngl
nation I should have mado my distressed hero
ine qulto ilHTercnl; and even now jes, I really
must mako her a lady. Thcro ought to tie somo
lino In II, too; but I think I can get that out ot
my 'Inner consciousness,'" smiling softlv to
herself over tho thought ns sho paced to and fro
on tho lawn.
Suddenly she become nwaro that sho wasbclng
watched from without. Tww or three pairs ot
cics wcro peering at her through tho rollings of
tho gate, nnd sho could hear men talking to
gether lu low limes, as though in hurried con
sultation. Wns It yes. It was Dr. Hnrlntut
spenklng now, In a slightly mlscd lotec:
"No; do not ring. As llttlo nolso ns possible.
There Is nn Invalid there."
Sho drew a llttlo nearer, nnd stood silently rc
ganllng them fmm licncath tho hmKl of tho
"Opon tho gnle," said one, nddresslng her.
"We do not wnnl to disturb the Inmates hero by
ringing, liul wo nro determined men jou cnti
Sho remained silent nud motionless, n trium
phant llttlo smile upon her lips at the thought
that sho wns mistress of the situation. "Quito
a dramatic situation !" she nientallj ejaculated.
"Yes, this Is how It must go 'Standing in the
Palo moontlchl. she drew lierself up lo her full
height, and secure In her Ignorance' no, Innii
cenec, of course 'secure In her Innocence, nnd
the consciousness of tho strength of tho lock of
the gnnlen gate, sho faced tho Infuriated mob
with tho fearless courago of Oh, dear I"
A young man hadclimlicd tho gate, dropped
into tho gnnlen, turned tho key, which hadliccn
left In the lock, nnil nilmlttcd the others.
Quito unprepared for this she had not calcu-
lulpil iittnit their fitllnirln nitidis shrank ImpW.
her pulses throbbing a llttlo wlidlv. In another
moment two strong nnns wcro iinscii in ners,
nnd sho found herself n prlsouer; hastily im
pelled tho few steps toward the gate, and out
into tho road bojond. Meanwhile the hells in
the church tower wcrochimlnir. asif mocklnclv.
"There's nae luck about tho houso," and re
minding ncr mat do nail 10 Keep ner captors
from guessing the ttuth for half nn hour longer.
"That's her, gentlemen 1" ejaculated a w oman.
"She'd got her cloak huddled about her Just the
same, w hen sho passed 1110 at the lodgo ! Oh,
von cood for naunht 1"
"1 am in jour power," paid Gladjs; "do not
"Come ouietlv nnd lou will not lio hurt."
said one, lu n clenr, manly voico tho tono of
ono necustomed to commnud.
"Wo will carry jour bag for jou," said an
other, whisking It out nt her baud, wftti a
"Do not forget Bhe Is a woman, Giles," said
the ltrsi speaker; "ouij a poor tool, pcrnaps."
"All rlcht. sir."
"No; let me." A hand strong as steel and
gcntlo ns a woman's was laid upon Gladjs's
wrist, as bo went onto her, "You must como
nun us, nut jou will receive no rougn treat
ment. Unless, by resisting, j ou render it neces
sary for mo to uso force, I will simply holi tou
thus. Walk behind, Olles" asking tho others
to walk to tho right anil left In case there should
lie an attemnt at rescue.
Sho was quick to rccognlzo that her w iscst
courso was 10 walk quictiv wuu mem umu 1110
time came to mako herself know n, barely half
1111 hour now. Dr.IIarlandwnsthcro howould
know her, mid It was but little to do to help a
f cllow-w oman In such dlro need. Sho was not
lackluir in courace. and there wns an under.
current uf expectancy nnil amusement In her
mind at tho thought of tho surprise sho was
going to glvo tnem prcscuiij. "juere reany
ought to bo something dramatic in tho ilcnoue-
tnont 'I she wns thlnkllip'. "It will bn tin turn
then! Dr. Harland will lie unuojcii ot finding
lie has been mado tho tool of those dreadful
people; but he is good, and, ns soon as lie know s
Iho whole truth, ho will lio tho first to defend
the poor thing. Still, I think ho ought not to
haic been so easily dccelied. and ho will lust n
little tlescrvo to ho laughed at. Hesldes, I must
tell him that without tho bit or comedy he af
fords tho plot would bo too serious 1"
Thcv walked throuch tho nulet, deserted vll
lage; but, Instead of going ou to Dr. Harland's
house, they, to her surprise, turned In at the
lodge gutes of Kastcrlelgh Turk, tho priscnt
owner of'wjiich had lately succeeded to the
estate, and lust taken up his residence there.
Gladjs had hcanl that a party of friends wcro
gathered at tho houso In honor of tho home
coming. As they entered tho aicnue Gladys paused,
and resisted a moment, murmuring, "No I will
not," but recollected again, and walked quietly
on In tho midst of her captors, hc,r head lient
down beucnth tho hood uf the cloak. Sho
caught half sentences meanwhile about "tho
daring with which it had lieen done, the fludlng
a ladder beneath tho window, tho intention to
keep her at the park uutll tho morning, ami so
"To tho librarj'," said tho one w ho held her
firlsoncr, In his clear, declstio tune, ns thccn
orcd tho house. Thoy crossed tho hall nml
turned Into a lnrgo room herself, thrco, whom
she saw now were gentlemen, a man servant,
nnd tho woman Hilug nt tho lodge, who was
well known to Gladjs, Tliu joung man, who
sho now guessed was tho uwner of the houbc,
rclca soil her.
"Indiiso jou to mako a clean breast of it,
and savo further trouble. You sco they haio
left jou to bear tho briiut."
Sho hanllj' heard, her gaze directed towanl
tiio clock on tho mantelpiece. In two minutes
tho other would halo started, and she might
"Where do j 011 como from !" asked one.
"rrom tno rectorj'," sue murmiireii.
"Wo know that much," with a laugh; "but
She uuclaspcil the cloak, telling it fall to her
feet, and stood revealed, all unconscious of the
beautiful picture she made, her bright gold
brow 11 hair lieromiugly disarranged, n soft rose
flush upon hor checks, nnd her blue-gray ejes
brilliant with exiltement, and just a glint of
Ho fell back, gazing nt her in tliu greatest
"Miss Lcnslcr!" ejaculated Dr. Harland,
looking, If possible, still more astonished than
tho other. "Why, what in tho world!"
"Oh,Mlss,whydliln'tjou tell us Itwasjou?"
said tho woman.
"Hlcss my soul, jes I Win did jou not say
who jou wero? Tho woman wo were nfler has
got oil, perhaps."
"Contrived it ns well as though sho wero
sane," quietly replied (lladis, meeting his ejes.
"Sane I" repeated Dr. Harland, sllcutly re
luming her gaze.
"Am 1 right in supposing Hint this bag was
found lu Iho rectory grounds ?" Inquired Philip
(laston, with n puzzled glanco from her to tho
hag, upou which his name was eugraved. "In
any cose, I can seo that wo aro under a deep
obligation to juu, Miss Lender. The Jewels
wero most of them heirlooms; and "
"Jewels!" exclaimed Uladjs, looking from
one to Iho other with bewildered ejes.
"l'erhaps jou do not know that a rubbery has
Ken committed hero ! Tn o or three men nud n
woman wcro concerned In It. She had tho
hardihood to pass openly through tho lodgo
gate, witli a trumped-up story to Jano Ureen
nlKiut haling been sent down with some things
from town, uud delay ed nt tho houso uutll my
sister could attend to her. Hut wo were icrv
quickly ntter her, nnd wefauticd that she had
possibly got Into llio rectory grounds."
''Ilnbliery I" I'.i try 1 cstlgo of color died nut
uf the girl's faco as It began to dawn upon her
that sho had lieen duped. "I I thought"
turning her ejes npprcheusltciy upon Dr. Har
land. she went ou with a slukfiur heart. "Sho
told mo that sho had mado her escape from j our
nuuse, wiierusuo uau oecu wrongiuny put un
"You wero decclicd. No 0110 has escuped
from my house, Miss Liuster."
"Oh, what have 1 dono what haio I doiiol"
oxclahned Gladys. "Sho said sho had been
cruelly wronged, and I piomlsod I helped lur
to escape 1"
"I'ray do not distress joursclf," put lu 1'hlllp
Gaston, "Tim woman was no doubt nu ndept
lu hrr trade, Yuu could not bo expected to lie
011 jour guard ugaiustu person 01 that kind,
Hesldes her getting oft without tho Jewels Is
nut of so much Importance. Wo una jou 11
largo debt of gratltudo for haling secured
"Hut I lime not !" ejaculated Gladjs, while
aim ircuiuiiug, uimusi iiesiuo iiirsiir wuu iuo
thought thnt sho had actually assisted tho thief
to get safely off Willi Ihoproniidsof tho robber)
lu her possession. "The bag Is empty, she
look something from it lied up In u hauilkcr
ililef. I helped her tu wroug juu I hilped
her!'' routing her faio with her trembling
m Jano Ureen, her sympathies now entirely with
her dear Miss Lousier, whom sho had known
shieushowa 11 child, mado sumo well meant
efforts to reassure her, i ho men wcro consult
ing In alow touo as tu what ought to ho dono.
"Do nctdljtross joursclf." repealed l'hllhi
(laston to Gladys, "Shu may not get off after
all, uud It tho does none could lu llio slightest
degrco " Ha paused. Something had sug.
gestcd Itself to lilin, and ho spoko u word to
ono of tho men, 11 ho went out of the room.
At that moment wcro hcanl Iho sounds of
horses's feet nud tho grating ot w heels upon tho
graicl sweep fronting tho house. These wero
1110 luiiicuiion 01 uu urinal, ami niauouicriuo
menl tho room door opened, nnd Gladjs lichclil
tho culprit brought In between two men,
"Caught her, jou see, sir," said tho groom.
"It was a good thought to send to tho junction.
Sho walked Into thoirap as quiet ns n Iambi
Thcro sho wns, taking her ticket for tho half.
fiast ono train, ns tnnercent ns though sho'd got
irrad anil-butter tied tin In Iho handkerchief I
Tho jewels aro all there, I tnko It. Sho had
tho senso to glvo In, tort, as soon ns sho saw it
was all up. Only 11 anted to know whether her
husband nnd got safo off,"
Tho buiullo w as put upon tho toblc, tho hand
kcrclilif a large, coarse, mid strong ono,
knotted together by tho four corners unlled,
nnd tiaras, sprnjs, necklets, bracelets, a glit
tering heap of diamonds, nnd other precious
sioiics weroiuscioscii, pisi ns incj unit peen
tnken from their enscs, to bo tho more portable.
To none present not even Mrs. (laston, who
hml entered the room In obeillenco to her son's
summons, nnd wns whispering somo kindly, re
assuring wonls to the IrcinhUiip; girl wns the
sight of the Jew els more wclconiclhau to Uladjs
"Indeed jou must not blamo joursclf."
"Sho Is not to blnine," put lu the culprit.
"She's Iruo ns steel, ladles nnd ccullcnien. mid
brave. There, Jou'd only got to mako tier think
jou wire in trouhlo nnd sho could help lou,
nnd she wns ready to go through nnjthlng,
If," with a side look nt Uladjs, "sho was n
llltlo too ready lo bo taken in It isn't for mo to
"Arcadian simplicity I" thought Gladjs, wllh
n llttlo moue.
Hut sho had found n champion eager to take
nil thaglovo In her defense. "It Is not desira
ble that n) tiling lady should possess tho kind
of knowledge that would render her capabloof
copliigwllh tho trlckcrythathas lieeu practiced
upon Miss Lcnstcr," said 1'hlllp Gaston.
A slow flush roso tu tho woman's chei ks and
herlKild ejes fell. "I knoiv Iho difference,
sir. I Ix-ir Jour pardon, Miss, nud tho next
time There, I'm nut going to ho suit. The
next timet get into n fix I must get out of It tho
bcslwny I cnu. You won't gllo 1110 tho chance
for some time. I suppose. Hut ft might hale
been worse. Hob's safe anj how, and jou may
do ns 1011 like wllh me," recklessly.
"Where shnll wo put hrr until tho pollco
come, sir!" asked one of the men.
(laston reflected n few moments. "I think
jes tho llttlo fniul-room, Saunders, dust turn
tho key lu the luck,"
"Tho north room, sir!" Inquiringly. "Shall
wo stay to watch her, somo of us?"
"No. I will speak toiler misclf presentlv.
After a little reflection sho mny lio Inclined tn
gllo us somo cluo to And lliosc who left her lo
take tho larger sharo of iho risks."
"It wns not llko Mr. Unstoii to miko such n
mlstnko ns to put his prisoner Into a room
where sho had only to unlatch the French win.
dow, opening to Iho ground, nnd walk out into
tho park, whenco sho 1 ould so easily escape,"
aflerwnnl snld tho scriants mining tlienisclies.
Nor did ho express Iho dlsplensuro Hint
might halo lieen expected when n few hours
laicr 11 wns uiscoicreii Hint t no prisoner hml
escaped. By his "mlstako" Uladjs Lousier
was spared tho linving to nppenr as witness,
nnd being obliged to nnrrntctlie deception thnt
had been practiced upon her In open e ourt.
Meanwhile, o.ily desirous now to get back to
her mother w ithout ilclnj', she wns 011 her way
home, accompanied by herold friend, Dr. Har
land, Philip tiaston, and one of llio men ser
innts to ho left on guanl nt Iho rectory.
Dr. Hnrland had tils jest wllh Gladys, as they
talked tho matter oier on the way. Hut she
was accustomed to his badlnago and held her
own, even when ho threw out llttlo hints about
his 6iirpriso that bIic, of nil people, should haic
lieen tnken lu by so clumsy n plot.
"Just what 1 meant to say tu juu!" thought
"You showed great power nt self-control,
Miss I.cnstcr," said Unston.
"Yes; 1011 did not inako tho slightest nttempt
to defend joursclf," smilingly said llio good
Doctor, keeping up the jesting tone.
"Against file! No; thnt would halo been
w astcof energ) ; better allow j ou to deceive j our
selvcs since jouchusotodo so," she smilingly
replied, ns a hint to him Hint she hml not been
tlio only one to ho taken iu. "Hut It might
haic bceu much w orso for me. I nm very grate
ful to jou for doing jour spiritfug so gently,
Mr. Uaston. You see, I was bound not to
speak, and couldn't defend mjsclf. 1 do not
know what 1 should hale done hod jou lieen
rough with me." Hcmemberlug that eicn to
the w oman ho had Imagined her to bo be 11 as
cousldernte and forbearing: "How much I one
jou!" with an upwnnl glanco Into the dark
eyes bent so admiringly upon her, ami the
thought that lie looked just the knight lojal,
braie, and truo to succor damsels In distress.
On his side, ho wns telling himself that no
knight, past, present, or to come, could havo n
moro daintily I01 cly lady to do bnttlo for. Ho
had hi en quick to note, with the appreciation
of a man of tho world, how frco bIio was from
any girlish self-cousclousncss how entirely
careless as to tho lmprcssiuu sho might be mak
ing. While they w cut over tho rectory grouuds to
mako sure there was no ono lurking about
Uladjs ran to hcrmothcr's room, nnd found her
sleeping pcaccfullj',alll unconscious of what had
"Only S o'clock I" murmured Uladjs, as she
stood on tho balcony 11 ntchlug the tw o men ns
thej w nlkcil dow 11 the road, and listening to the
chimes from tho old church tow cr; "I feci ns
though I had gono throuuh tho experience of n
lifetime!" adding, with u little sigh, "and all
As time went 011, 6ho was to find thnt It had
not been gono through for nothing. lTillii)
Gaston had found his fate. The critical, hard
to-pleasc, and, lu the matrfmonlai mnrkct, do
spaircd of owner of Eastlelgh, who had been a
little proud ot his Invulnerability, succumbed
nt once, mid forever, as such men sometimes do,
to 0110 who made not tho slightest effort to at
tract. He knew his own mind, nud wns not the
man to let tho grass grow uuder his feet. Iu n
vcrj short time the old story wns being enacted
over again in the rectorj' garden. Philip Gaston
had won his wife. 7.'. AV11 win in frmyman't
Xiitiihl Won! of llio Coming Delilocnitlc
irroinfloiernur Hill's Ilrookl) n Address.
"If 1 were lo mako nnj suggestions upon
this occasion, 1 should only urge iiponourpnrty
friends such nctlou ns will timl to Iho encour
agement or del clopmont of a more lfgorous
nud nggressiio Democracy oierjwlicro. Tho
Democrntle banner should be naliod totlieouter
wall, that all men mny sec our colors and know
under w hlch flag wo light. I believe that tho
best Interests of tho country are to he subscneil
by Democratic rule, ami wo should not lie
ashamed to Bay so. Wo haic no apologies to
mako becauso wo bellcio In thcpriuclplcsof our
party. 'Wo nro now as w e el er have been for
measures, not for men. We pin our faith upon
nn man's slccie.' The promises ot our plat
form on which we obtained power should bo ro
llglouslyobseried. Loud applause, Tho sel
fish and partisan legislation ot our adversaries
should ho 1 romptly repealed w lit rcicr wo havo
tho opportunity. Tho Tcnurc-of-Ofllco act,
passed iu IRG7, only to annoy and hluderau hon
est President, whom they regarded as obstreper
ous becauso ho was honest, should lie blotted
from tho stituto book. My fricud General
Illack tells mo that tho bill has lieen passed by
tho Houso within a fow tlajs. Tho federal elec
tion law, providing for Federal supcrilsorsnnd
marshals to superilso and control our electlo.is
In soierclgu Slates, which Is a relic of arbitrary
and unnccessar) war legislation, should also bo
repealed. It makes no difference that this pa
tronage is now lu our hands; tho law should not
bo permitted to remain. Its enforcement is a
useless waste of the people's nioiicj', andn ques
tion otprliiclplo Is iniolieil which should nl
wnja bo regarded ns more Important than mere
party patronage. Tho enormous ami unneces
sary revenues of tho countrj, taken from the
pcoplo by indirect taxation, should bo reduced.
There may lm dllTereuccs of opinion ns to tic
tails, mid our party is broad and generous
enough to tolerate thciii, hut upon tho main
qucsiion mere ougue not 10 ihi any uispuie.
"If nil lolco could reach our friends oi
"1( my "n-lcoc-iulii reach our frlemU overy
icrc. I Mould urt'i) lu refcreuru to Ibuso uues-
where, (would urge lu refcreneu lo Iheso nues-
tluustlio-ulu-illuiiui tliutpollc nlilcb Ioiiluci
iu csseiumi8, unity; in uuU'essentiais, iincriy,
uud lu all !liliin, cliarlty.'
'It I cncclu.lly ilenlriil'lo (hut an 11 party io
pursue, tut upiliiBt ticoiiimou enemy, a IkjIiI and
otrresfiho policy nml tuiirKi of uctluii. 1 iIIh
llko Inpocrliy lu politico, and would not do In
directly what I Mould not tlo directly. I would
rcinuto ltcpuullcatiR from ofllco tu proper can't,
not upon technical or trumped up clurf-eti or
falno groundi- hut liccauku they nru lUpuhll
canc, nnd aro oppu'd to Iho principles of my
party and to Its siictcss, and llnlr n trillion In
Important placis Is detrimental to Iho pulillc
interests, Mlilcli mo sccK to promote. Lit us
recall ttio closlm; Monls nt that famous ft.
Luiil platform of 1870, Mibhlautlully dictated
ho Mr. Tllden himself; 'H'u demand a chaiiKu
of s) stem, aihango of ndmliilet ration, iitluuKo
of parties, ttiut mo may luu n thauo uf mens,
urcs uud of lutu.' Tl1.1t samo adiuiralilu plat
form tcrst!) dularcd that 'all In authorlt) aro
tlio people's servants. 'Ilulronices uro not u
private perquisite; Ihev nro a pulillc trust.'
Tho pcuplo's sen aids suuuhl reprtscnt llio cn
tlincuts of Iho people; Iho faithful fullllluieut
of thilroniclal trtiht demands tlulr ndtiercuco
aud ile otlon tollieprluclplcs unproved fn thctr
ekctlou or lutol-cd lu I lic-fr appointment.
Ihlfi Is not onl) common sense, lint It Is liouor
ahlo politics; hut polities lu Its lust seuso 'Is
Iho science of Kuu'ruuiciit.'
'Ticsldcut Clcvilsudiuaj lest assured that,
although hampered by an udterso Puiato and
criticised by a raucoruiis opposition press and
Impeded by tlio solicitude uf wmt professed
but falr-Mcathcr friends, Mho seem tobu un
natural allies, bo Mill have tho support and rou
fldcuco of Ids party lu v cry couragco! s effort
M hlcu ho may mako to purify tho publk sm leu
aud to adtuueo the eauso of ruod Kouruuiciit
by tho promotion of Democratic prluclplcs.
"I bi-llooltuaaltoscoo ConkllngMlio onco
said ''lhcru aro limes m hen plain Murdsaro the
best.' 'Ihis is a Rood tlmo to address our Ito
puhllcau friends In llio language of truth, and
to Inform them thnt tlio Deniucrallii party 1ms
been defrauded, fooled, uud Ihooduinktd lung
enough, aud that It proposes to lus'-t upon Its
political rights. A ue crnhasarrlu-d. 'Ihlsls
not isdl, uul It Is not fouslblu tu chit lteput.ll
cans by military 111I0 ur mbllimy mciliuds.
'lids Is not 1S70, and it Is no longer pnulh'iiblti
to felonloiul) uppruprlatulho electoral into of
Bo'erclgn HtatcH. AncM'irahasnrrlH'd, Tlio day
of convenient Dcmncrallo blundering lm olso
passed. Tho liepuhllcau nut hod of luilstlu',
ihutnll Mlthlu Itepiibllinn itmtrcl shall hollo
publicans lo Hit core, and thatull without Ito
imbllcnn inntiol shall lie non-partisan, Is no
longer llUelv lo succeed, 'limes and men have
changed. 'Jhoilayof political ami substantial
Justice his como. Iho day of resolute, Intelli
gent, Demociatlc manhood lias come.
"Tlio voung men of thucuuiitiv aro rail) lue
lo our sfaudaid, and 'iu Iho bright lexicon uf
)outli thcro is no such u onl as fall.' Vigor
ous applause. Wo piescnt to tlio peoplo tho
liilnglssuesuf Ihodav. and not tlio ipicstlous
of tho dead past, Wo expect tu suut'td bo
caufu vvedisirvo to utcicdj bicauso wo 010
4fii i rmmw" P P In n tfi -
vi2f,H"iiliijJll H H B-lK rw WC52?"rU!i km! H HVEl!BwLiL.'-rw
iSvJcjhM V4H I lySyi I LZrVc7li3ri pBg'sify
it It It K M I OX I K X
ffit I tig the people Ix'llrr Kosorntnent ttmu Hint,
wlilcli clnrnctcrlrcil KcpuMIciin rule; Itecnusu
our principles nro In tlio Intercut of thogrcnl
lo(1y of our pntmlntlon; lircntiMi wa plot cot
U10 rlfilitflof nil; (wmim, while n MIcg In n j
Mronp covcrntnctit, wo do not Micro n n
nnlcninl gomnnipnt; becauso wc1Ueotlmt j
moor nouii receive us inir Minro oi rcunm,
nml thnt hi Just nml equal Inu every mnn
Miuuiu wuo nu onporumuy 10 Misimii ihmpcii;
1ecaufie wowmhl malntnhi proper relation hi
tho exercise of power, nml hcllooin llioilo
trtne Hint while tho people MiouM support tho
(louTmnont, tho (Internment ehouhl not sup
port tho people. AVI Ui thenn wntehwonl on
our hatnier, I)emoeracy, which never illcs nml
never surrenders, courageously, loUUr, nml
confidently in tin hen forwntil to tho Uctorv
which surely nwalts us In l&ss."
Sltn OtiRhttoNny "Ttiaok Von, Sir."
Tho hnrso car was fillcil with men, inul when
a W'onmn rntnc hi one of them nroMj nml gato
her his sent.
Sho took It wtlhoullhanhhiirhtm. whereupon
hohegnn to look Intently nrnuml tho car, under
tlio seat, on the roof, ecrwhcrc. Hho seenutl
to cl tired of It nfler n while, for she nsked:
"Whnt'n the matter? lost nnjthlnj;tn
"Yes, 1 lost my sent n mluuto ago nnd I enn't
And It. Have jou pumi It?"
And nil tho passengers looknl ho pleased that
tho woman did not enjoy It at nil, hut got out
of tho car nnd sal lei I ofTns If sho was the Crown
l'rlnccsg of nermany In dlsgulso nnd someloily
had Insulted Iter.
THOMAS KELLY & SON,
ThlrWi-H-nnil-ii-lmir tntt inul Olilu Au-uuc,
Next Dnurtfi Klitillt llmimMnlil-i-.
1I01LSKS HHOII ACmltlllNO TO TIIK NATU-
HAr POIIMATHJN OKTIli: Fl'.l.T.
Intcrfcriiur nii'l mcrrriuhlu'c i-c cntcil. Tlio
-mblfu W rnrii'v'tly lm f till tu rxiiiulun my nu'lluxl
nml nj Ktom or work, CmvH'runtiiuUiil. iclij-tr
THE lIAIiANCi: or OUH
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Wo liactl(,tonnliK'l lo offer thwe mnU nt tlio
licl-flit or tlio so isotl tu olosu I licui out.
SEAL SACQUCS, JACKETS, AND VISITBS,
l'LUSU GAHMENTS AND CWTH
MUFFS, HOAR, AND KUll TltlMMINO.
ALL DE-nitAIILE GOOIW.
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No. 1(07 tliissiicliilclts Ave., Wushinirtou, 1). C.
AT NOUWOOD, NELSON COUNTV, VA.
Mr. ami Mrx. William IKCalxll,
The Berlitz School of Languages,
Kl FOUUTEENTII STHELT NOllTHWIS-T,
And All Other I'l Inclpul t'ttiei. lU-cn-t-nlxefl usbu-
lerior to All Other Similar Institutions.
UnevcolIcl tldv aiitages tor tenrnlu'r Couv 1 rsa
tlou. llestof nativoteailiers. Froextreuielvlnw,
New terms now for ladles, irentlemen, nud chil
dren. TltlAf. LEMONS KIIKU
Ever) Satunhiy Ixxtiuit Frco to 1'uplK uc3-ly
QDcuil 1111& Jlloi.121.
STEPHENSON & BRO.,
COAL & KINDLING WOOD.
oi'Fici:, no tj:ntii ktki;i;tn. v. '
MILL ami li:i'OT, fMivt'iitli-strcct U'luiir.
Woliuo rstjilillslKHl iiuoflkuiit Dig j
nm o iMldrcss, wht ro 11 nu mlwr of our
II nu wlllnlwajd tJOfoiiinUIiirliiirolIko
WK MIALL OKKHIt TOU SAM! ONLY Till!
; 0 a 1. A x n m o i i ,
Amltiicli nswo lKlicculllnHel wlthutirruor.
Cull uud consult with 11a luri'Knril to jtrlwa Ixr
fro inircIuuMiitf pIwt lwn
J. MATJRY DOVE, I
COAL and WOOD
Tin: finks r
SPLINT and CANNEL COAL
i:vi:k sold in washiniitun.
TWENrV-FIItST ANI I sTiti:in.s.
BRANCH OFFICES :
IIIJIl M hi nil,
Whurr Foul of F nml l htlrfln.
Tho OrlKliuil nml iil lt'iiulnr.
Rfth Ht tl; KrlUi M liirr w ortklrM lultatluo
Iu4innbla to LADIES. AL juur Iruvit M
4klekctrFiiBlUh',ul Uk tminUt,ut fut-luM",
l'lijDW Kir tnrilculan fn Itlltr hf Ml urn mult.
NAME PAPf R. l Wthtittr (rrlrl c,
Ua I U JUmJImii tHiunrK I'lillHda., Vtu
UbjI)rMfUrYerjwbrrr. Ab W Cblrhr
Ur tmU i i gw 1 wy r wi IN 1 1. 1ln mn brf.
IODIDE OF IRON
Aiinicl 1 tin Aiailiiuy of MttlU'Iuo of
J'hiM, im hhx inll rctiinnitrMKNl liy tliu
Mulknl IVk'lirltlrH uf Ihu World lm Kuofulu.
(Tuinuni, Klntr'n I'aII, tU:,Ua vtxrly HiiRi'H (if
of II1inh,iiii'1 fr Ktiuuilulliirf iiiulrt'tfuliitliitfitH
I h rlcx tlo loiiitu1. Nonu jrt'iiiiltui unlets kIkiuhI
''llltiucnnl.iOruu lt4)iiiiiiurti't Turin,"
R IOIMIKUA CO..N. V.,AiruiU Tor Dim 1T.H.
Hol'ltij' l)ruKfdctaK('iumll, ,M,1I,M'
Inliillililo Pectoral t'ompuiiiid
cunia the jiosr oiiariNATi: c.bi: or
INC'll'IKNT COMillMI'TIDN AM) t'llOIII',
Ami (Hun llollif In
W 11 l O I1 1 N (I V O It (1 II .
TlflSCOMruUNIMNHEAMNO IN AM, I.UNU
It li IllilllufiicliiiiMl hy 11 WHfliliurtim ('(iiiiii.iu-.
II I'OllllHIIIU.llll frillll tllll ll kllUKIIllllMlUlllllj
Iroiicr(U. Mnilu inul i'IUhIIici lu Uu I'liriitlwi
IHin'eni. Ail Infuilt vlll tilUilt. It Uu tnluiil,U
rciuoly In ciiiiiii. I IJ 'l uiiri t l,i t ut un u iiih.ii
'JutlmuiiliiUlliiiiiliriilli it-it Ui il.
rrli i2?i unil 'Si t cntH it Imiy.
. .: 7 '. . "iliiuliullliiiu,lwiiiot
uubiiiiiiiu t'uso m iiuir uu) t iir iii,
Nii nuiiMMiiijt iliimvi uf ruin tw, 1 nimtitu, or nil ot
mini alumni, Unit uiuiHitiilutu uiIiii.uiIjh
?". I'y'lwttv.iinit tbo loiitlumnt: Dm bliniiiuli.
I'll, MM. Hold I iy nil iIhihkIsui, ur 11111IU1I on
utiliit of prliu. l'nr Inrtlu-r luiillciiliin miu!
furilnuliir, I', O, I lux IWI,
Kl John ilrcct, New Yoi I.
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t VJM, .,., -
-1 v-rV--J igUT
7Zftffi h PJEk ,-
I I II I Illy 'I II I II l lF11IIIMU,1'.-J II a II II 'AND DEALERS IN
-toillBaEa-ay 111 1 1 IJJ&sa-MU .'l IlliiiiiliiiiiililiiiilllllllliiTliiiiT"
- ."Vfcissi. - -1- 1 m MK& -i 'ILi'r-'' ' JMLit
SOLE AGENT FOR PILLSBURY'S BEST.
ROYAL GERM, OUR SUPERLATIVE, OUR NEW WEST,
MUSOVXlTVIi: OAT llVL A1VJ3 jrOJL.l-.T3J3 OATS.
O K A X I V IK ICDH F It O
II GREAT 1(11)
814 SEVENTH STREET NORTHWEST.
GREAT ZSLIX CSL-XjOTTES JSlXE:,
AT 25 CENTS A FAIR ONLY,
AVJ3 01131. -rillS FOLLOW1NC. s
25 docn Elegant 3-Button Black Kid Gloves, sizes 5.) to 6, at 25 cents a pair only,
23 doen Elegant Colored 3-Button Kid Gloves, all sizes, at 25 cents a pair only,
40 dozen 3 and 4-Button Opera Shades, sizes 554 to 6Z,
at 25 cents a pair only. Your choice at 25 cents,
We also offer our entire stock of Trimmed and Untrimmed Hats at 25 cents your choice.
The balance of our Ladies', Misses', and Children's Cloaks will be sold at any price. No
reasonable offer refused.
We have just received an Elegant Line of Short Jackets, with Hoods,
Lovely Styles, at $4, $5, and $6 only.
Also a Choice Assortment of Fine Jerseys at 1, $1.25, and $1.50.
$10,000 Worth of New Fancy Ribbons, select styles, at the old low prices.
We are already Exhibiting a Fine Assortment of Spring Hats and Bonnets.
OOMB JL3ST3D LOOK! AT THEM.
KING'S PALACE, 8I SEVENTH STREET N. W.
(SUCCESSOItS TO ll. C. WINDSOR) 1423 NEW YOItK AVKNUi:.
WE A11E HECEIVINO DAILY OUK WINTER LINE OF
FINE SHOES FOE MEN,
SOFT, IIAND-MAIli: SIIOKS A hl'KCIAI.TV.
MAIN OFFICE, Second Street and Indiana Avenue.
BRANCH OFFICE, 623 Louisiana Avenue.
For Generating Steam,
For Cooking Purposes,
For I leating by Furnace,
For I leating by Latrobes,
For Open Grates.
WASHINGTON GASLIGHT COMPANY.
,o Hushuls Crushed, $3.70. I 25 Bushels Crushed, 2.50.
to Bushels not Crushed, 2.90. 25 Bushels not Crushed, 2.00.
Delivered to any part of Washington or Georgetown.
IuoroHALs run an ikon iiuumu:.
Umti 11 Htatm Km 1 ink 1 it m mi r,
21 il l'r.Nrti. (MA Am nci:N. v
WAHiiiNdTiiv, I). O., IVhruiiry J. In7.
MAM:i l'HOl'OSAI. in trlnllaiU'. lll Ui n
uiul at tliU dllUu until U l. mi MONDAY,
Mtiixli 7, ltv7i for iHillillnir uu liou lilhu
lniln mi tliu iIi 111 anil iiliututi'tita of tlio Aim'
tiiiit ItrldKoutroHillio 1'utoMiuo Hhir ot (Jwria
ton n, 1). U. 'llm work vtlllluchiilutlkonmouil
of tlio txlitiiir mkm1i 11 MiicrtnH tun inul con
vt ruction uf uUlitioiuil uuiirfjiiry unJ iiubauU
lilcllt. biHvllU'Utloiu mill nil iHHctvuiry Infoiiutitloii
will boluruUljMouuiiplU'Htioi) to
fclltS LU uti mint Coloiu lot KiirIiuii-h.
1itoTwLs rou nixhTiiurio.v or sia
hONUY ()' Hri;itV01U OUTl.tn' ANli
U. H. Knuimiu OiriL'r'
IJorhNrii.viM v An ni'i; NiikiiiwuiT,
W'AKiiiNriTov, 1). i'., lihruiiry l.lw.
m:a 1.1:0 1'uoro.SAi. iu iiii'iiuac win u n-
wIwh! uttliU I'llUo until U M, ou MONDAV.
Mm ill 7, lfSeT, fur linn onstt ut t lou ot tlioinuxuiiu
of tlio lUwnolrOutlit itiul Winur WnIN, In ttm
iiiAthm ith llio in imitation in llio I'uioiuuu
Mrtttf. nt Wiw-li'iiKtoii, O, O.
K01 uMiillUiifoimiiUun. ToiuiRof bM.t to., up-
ii) loiiioiiunt ivitfiuti. i'iii.it 1 . limine,
I.U nn mini Colniii'l nt Knulniwii.
Ijiioro.sAi.s urn .M.vrr.iiiAi..
I'. t. I'.miimi iiOincr,
I'Mdl'fNMOl ran AM'ii.Niiiiiiivij.i,
i Ml l.llll l'lllU'lLSAUf. in Iiliulfiiiiv will v n
ii'ltiliitlhUoilUuiiiililU.M.TIIIiliAr,iliiiili ' I,lw7.1i'i- l.iiinlni.iviiuiit, Haul, IMililiti, llio.
1 ki'iihmiio iiutl I lull, fur KcNi'llult llulM, rulu-
' 111110HI1 it liupniu limit.
I FurhPiillUatluiiiiinil iillliiruiinulluii upi'ly lo
I virn:u o. haiku.
(vM .10 1.U uU limit Colutu 1 orUiiirlmirii.
WAVrriWur , StJIT'SWtu.
uimk ! "''" KOfti atUtiv.Uvm giuuuiovd.
AJJivm DRf BCOTT, 642 UrooUwoy, N. Y ..
Pearl Hominy & Hominy Grits
JI V O IT X TRY SHI 1 K
AKE COHUIALIiY INVITED TO
WOMEN, AND CHILDREN.
SCHOOL SIIOKS l'OIl CIIItnUEN.
It makes a quick, hot (ire.
It is easily ignited.
It does not burn out the grate.
It is economical.
It will pay to try it.
JOS. L. PEARSON,
Book Job Printer
9th and D Streets N. W.
Law Briofs and Patent Records
PniNfED AT BHOriT SOTICE.
Job Printing of Every Description.
llivtiLkiidi ft J IUu woniTUiiJ I 1 1 nt hau liul
li UfCurJ, liflcaJ kiilmiK l.inf UUU lit iDiwi
11 i n 1 0 f A Vn c A .tSant ywiVuiJ
'WWMtj ,jci.tMuilial,fea.lui ijuj
trlcl In Mlu mcrjr kpovrn roiuvdy. Iiu .IU.hiliv.I
lmi lo ulfurt', li(.U lliivtU Kua ll.l-l. tJ hl
V. J. MAW.s, lvt yiucg tin : W, N iw Vk Cltiv
UN NOMCI T K I.
II) CLOAK SALE.
1401 K1IW VOlUviAVKNUK, COItNliK OI
iouutki:ntii stkekt. .
rcniiiin.'nt iiikI Tninslcnt Ou osUAccommolrttcil,
Can lo All l'nrts or tlio City 1'iiss the Dnor.
ants. jr. .i. COO.KV,
THE EBB ITT:
WASHINOTO.V, 1). C.
Army and Navy Headquarters.
Font Iron KnonpcN.
ti:h.iis $3.00 una 4.oo ri:n day.
H, D. BARR,
No. llll L'eiiiisylvania Avenue.
Full Line of Stiitlmjs,
Orcrcontliits ami Ti'oiis
ffhtflH for Full ami Win
ter iwri'lvetl. My Own
Gentlemen will jileaso
I euro tfielr Orders ut tliu
liHlunent of WunJihiffton.
ZE3I. ID. IB .A. Sb -& ,
1 1 1 1 Penna. Ave.
GREAT PENNSYLVANIA ROUTE
TOTIIK MlltTII, WIST, AND fOUTIIWlST.
IHU1III.1'. TIIACK. HTr.KI. ltAH.S.Hl'I.K.VDlll
IN KKKIXTT JANUAltV M, 1887.
Tniiim leu o WiuhliiKtmi. from station, corner of
Hxtliiuii! IChlrti in, iw folloHg.
Tor rittttbiiiv nml tlio Went, nilciucii TJraltiil
Kxitru or ruliiw Hlifpliijr Care, ut v CO A. M.
ilnllj : 1'iwt l.lnc, U.WA. M. dally to CiiHlnniiti
nml ht. Ijimld. with bUvnlnir dun from llurrU
Imitf toCliicliiiiiitl. iiml nulfet Car to tfl. Ixiuls;
iliillyti'Miiitittunliiy. lo C'tiliiiKO, vrlth tkvii
luir I'ar l'itttilmrKtoi-hU'iiKo, HiMtt'rn Kinrttw,
ut t. Ill l". .M.ilully, with Mii'ilnir Cars Wunliltiii.
toil toChletiKouint. Iiufs. uixl HurrUburK to
Cli'it'lmiit, comiiTtiiiM' nt llarrlbburir with
thmiiuli Mct'inni for Iuliiiilhi ami Aiemphls.
I'm illo KMintu, liMl 1". liKy. furl'lttiiburK
ami tlio West, with IhroiiKli blevjitr llurrlsburif
to Chit turn.
HAl.TlMOlti: AND l'OTOJIAO lt.VI I.llOAII.
For l'.rit', Cuiiiiiitlaliriia, ItoLliostir, Uulfalo,
NltiKura, lu.i'l 1. M. thill), exeentHututilay, wllh
l'alaeo I tirri Wilblllnirtoll to Uticliettter. J
Tor VllllaintiMiit, Uiek Ilaieii, anil Kliulra, u
1'or New Vork ami Ihu I lift, T., ll W, uml ll.lr.
A. M,l.'.l.2Ul. I.IV, lu.ni, uml ll.ai 1. M. On
Miniiaj.iMUA. M lJ.:m,-.'ui, I IMOim, nml lun
1. M. Miiiltttl lxprtttH tf 1'iilhiimi I'arlnr Cam,
II.IIIA..M. tltllb t'M't'l't rilllnlio.allil tW 1'. 51.
1'urlloittnii wltlitnit thmiire. 2.00 1. M. eiery
lor Ilrookl) ii, N. V., nil throuuh (ruins ion.
lift l at Jt rw j City wllh btmtitof Ilrookl) u Aiuiev,
atroiillnirillrtittraiinrtr lo t-'ultongtrt-et, uo!tl
liiirtluulilit liirliitfoarniM New Vork City.
Pur riilliulel Mhlii, 7.il, ll Hi. ami 1 1.11 A. M ii.M,
ilii.l.l'i.ilin. llmi. nml lull'. )l, (in Humlai,
a iu A. M , l.Mi. -M, l.ir., ii ui. iu (V. ami 1UI 1'. M.
IJinllol lSinitHlv,IU A, M. ttcok-tliniiuml I.IU 1'.
for lliilllintiri', 11.3.1, 1 M, 00,11 10, U.V,I1.I3 A.
M . l.'.:jl. l.Vr,.lll. llll, 1.15, 1JJ, 1.40. IHU, V.1U,
luiii. inul ll.'J) 1'. M. tin Miiitlu), uui, (010, 11.11,
A. M., U'.-Hl, -Ml, I UI, MS, U UI, MO, 10.1U, uml :M
Tor I'tice'i Creek Miie,To A. M.anil 1, 101. M,
tlnlly, ext eit Humlay.
1'or .nniioll, T.i". A. M., li.:, US1, ami UUI
1'. l. tliill) , e.i i ft buii.lil) , tuuiLi) , V.UI A, M
AMI AI.KXAMIIIIA AND WAblllNO'lON
l'i'r.VlfJliill.hlil.O.UI.(I.l.',H.W,U.i:.ll.UU A. m.
IS 111 lloou,S U". 4.35, 1.J.1, lllll, It Ui, 10 UI, ami 11.17
l'.M, On Mimlnr at IW, W.I7, lllOA. M.,UU,
U.lll, uml HUl) r. -M.
lor itiiiituomi uml tno Nuitii. uiu, n.uu t, w.
tliilly, unil I & 1'. M. dull) , etvi't Mimlay.
Trultii leuio Atfxiimlila lur iVushliurtoii
iVushliiitton, a 01,
PU1,".KI, 111.11, lu.ll A. M t I JO, U.UI, ,I.SI,J.lU,7.U"i,
ll .C, uml IU. IJ I'. M , ami l-'.IU uililiiluht, lexiein
Ii .C, uml HI. I J I'. M , uml l-'.IU iiililiiluht, lexiein
.Mnnilil.l Ou Mimltll lit H.UI mill 11L1 1 A. M.: L- 111.
3.111. II .C. 10. U P. M. nml UMU lllltht.
TU ki Im uml iiilurmtilluu at Ihu ulllitMiorlhuutt
eornir 'Uiliteititli Bttvtt anil l'eiuihauU.iiu
line, anil at tliei.tatloii, whtm ortltr lull Ik left
Toi Uietliti.khiKoi'luit.'Ktitfo to tlitiimtliin lit,iu
hnteUmiil uvlilt uteri.
J. II, WOUlMliiKrol I'UKM.iigir Auinl,
I jiioriH.vix mn iiAiirn rn.i.iNii
1 A1IOUNII WAMIl.NiriO.N MO.N UMl'.NT,
i:M!IM;Ut'KOlKICi:, WAHIIIMITIIN MllM'UkNT,
W.lHllMHiit, 11, ('., I'llnuiiry in, Utn,
Kiai.KI) rilOl'OSAI.S fur Ijlllll Klllluu
uruuinl tho lei i ueo tit ho btiKt of tho Wunliliiuttui
Muuiltlit,lll itllt Iti retvltetl ut thld ollleo until
IJ M. ou '1'IIIMIsliAV. tho ll'tli tlay or Mnrt-h,
17, mill cin'iioiI liiiiiieillutt'l)' ttieitttfter Iu tho
hlHtltU'ittlimi ami other lufoi million tn.i) lui
tibtiiluttl at thloiiUt
TII1MA LINCOLN CASI'.V.
ftOUitl Colonel Corps or Iliitfliieet.
Sin! li-Slrert Shaving Parlor.
Mr. J. ll.Hlli:i'lli:illlhuoini'.UIlniii,i.New
FllMhliM MIAYIMI AM) llAllt-llltr'.VlM)
MIOI'lu Ihu llunluu llillWInir.uii Nlulli lit. t,
Jii.'-U j. ii. biii:i'hi:ii),