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m The Pa" Mar. Ossette.
Tr*m Lin oaks play in ,he Kr****.
Where ,*2___S!_orre. and fringed fern.
W*! ,*!. itre*n girm-nts of the trees,
^Ug5uli^rlng uWti of sunlight burn.
,i ?"r>ng the wet green ride.
At*-, si' ?jg* pasel.b ...shs between.
T*" *yffi orchis, stiff with pride,
fgy^befors th- eglnntlne.
, chestnuts droop ihelr long, sharp leaves,
?""?knit ] tree roiits, mussed and bri.wn,
By hu hlch th- honeysuckle weaves
R . icell"l *"-'l':: *'?'?'' W?UJ Cn'Wn'
. a last ve.ir you saw us meet,
-?_!_??. wur leaves and buds were gay.
r*iZ*.Tread velvel for her I
*55^weri spoe her bosom lay
?.?r rea wear your raiment bright,
T f.lr ?.? "ver vd you wore.
*f -?? the ?sa 'h" world's delight
*v ki in >v"r "v"ls '"' ****** ** "'ore.
BY L. R WALFORD.
tfgpmnUtt iM*: Ry 1-t-ngtnant Grtrn A-co.
After Hsnkfusi Penelope wnnted lo go our. and
' was ready lo *ake her. The other young
U_j.s seldom went out In the morning.
Rut ll will be i.lc- for Mina lo have a com?
mon." said Lady CUmottStte, benlgnarrtly. "It
u food tor Mina t-? be out of doors, the open
4,r |s considered particularly strengthening for -
sing ISSpls" (she had nearly said "growing
'],??) "And you. my dear." to Penelope, "must
.'? and pet all the benefit yon cnn from y.eir
?av in the Highlands, and pick up country ways
m juna. Mins is quite an authority on eoun
ltff," with the smile which almost Invariably
try .?'<? .
lt up ber fsded face at the menilon of Mina's
??poor old thing! Mina ls the npple of her
-? ?? quoth Penelope Internally ;an<_ perhaps for
?h. firs: tune In her Hf- s faint compassion f..r
der mother ole int" lier breast Hither?
to ibe had not th pugh! much of lt; but then, as
ve have sal I. sith Ugh Psnelope had always a
?reit SUS with h-r thoughts, they were almost
alway." at""-'* "'h"r T^oW.
"I'll learn, auntie." she now responded, cheer?
fully. "V >u will see h iw I ion 1 shall know all
ihout everything. In this henullfiil place, and ,,n
a day Y.he Ibis"-Bbs punned, with sparkling
ryes, and the dassling freebness of the midsum
mer morning I If all i-at needed my?
?you like the place. Penelope?"
"Like lt'' Why, lt ls a perfect beaven of a
place, aunt I-"'
Lady OWUCUStle laughed. Well pleased; even
Lord Carn "iu?::.* it pped, with his Angers on the
handle of the door, ana blinked his eyelids, as
h? had a trick nf I ill ? when gratified. Penelope
had brvight down h,,th her birds With One shot;
indeed, the who;- COUSjr waa for the moment at
"1 thought it lovell hist night." continued she,
all animation, "but to-day! I could hardly g-t
downitalrs at a',', f it running ba, kward and for?
ward ls my window all ihe lime I WSS dressing
1 made Marie d" my hair while 1 sat In fr mi of
lt and looked out. Those beeches with the blue
water peeping through!"
"1 should not have thought you W mid have
known a bee h. Penelope?"
"My dear:" Bur Lady Csrn lUStls was In a
pSdkWS mind. "What a-a pecullur express! ,n,
my dear! I suppose it ls?modern?"
"Is it? I am sure I don't kn iv. I thought lt
wai rather old. to tell the truth. Rut how cou] 1
you suppose 1 ghou'd not know a beech when I
"Beeches are not very plentiful In London, my
"But lor?I mean?I shan't say it again If lt
vexes y-u. auntie." nodding merrily. "I only
mean to say J have not beer: In Loud n ull mi*
"Oh! I thought yoe hud "
"Rather not: We go abu', papa and I. to lots
rf places. Of course, we live m London?thnt ls
lo tay, we are there eight or nine months out "f
the year. But even when we are suppose I * bs
tn Portland Place we fly away for a few dais
wry often. We g> up the plver: we have had a
house on th? rhrer rn irs than on se."
"The river'' What river**" Lady Carnoustio
prolonged th* Conversation, c .nsidering, as sn
;iff>rmed her laughters presently, that she
lilned thereby an ',r.?Ight into the mode of life
purcued by Henry Last and his daughter. Lord
Carnnuiti^. however, now slipped nwny.
"'"hy. the river." laughed Penel pe, king
rund with frank eyes, "We always talk ?f 'the
river'-we Londt-ners. The Thames, to ls* sure,
"Ok, indeed, the River Thames. But lt is noi
T**y pleasant for water-parties, as it pusses
through London, ls lt? It seemed t i me all
'"She ii dense," ejaculated Penelope b-nearh
BB breath )
"Of ..uri.. we i in'l go on the river where lt
Piiie- through London," abe explained ss
s_k_B__y as ihe could, "but <>nlv a very little
*?y out-only about half an hour ,,r an hour by
?raln-you ian gel "ii to the river wh*re It's
S*% All sorts f creeks, and bends, and
Jania, and ha k-watera. We go further away
when we tak.- a h nae; we generally manage : i
wiomewher- near Henley or Wurgruve,
those are very g,M.d parta. and papa cnn dash up
w Lond.n at any tim- when he la wnnted Si I
J* down to dinner, and oui on the wat-r again
pJ!l* *v*i-i*g- II pups had not needed lo go
?w*d thliiumm, i there waa a jolly old house
Jw I think we st, md have taken. We both fell
.?love with li or,- day when we were i - I I
?bout. R wai a jolly houser*
Jody house" " murmur..1 Lady Parnoiistie
'"-ernaiiy "'Set ting about!' And oh, that
"*MN 'Lor'"" Rut snt refrained. Bhe would
?? it ail over with the girls first, and meantime
.,?l^rh*ar*n,J A rdingly, she now merely sig
?Ji that the parry might break up The two
'fvUn**r ',n** hurried to g t on their hats, and
?ttniil Bolerr.n frivolity of their dally routine
t|njd ,heir .1(W?
They never reull) did anything ihat ls to say.
?m niver achieve i anything The.-, pecked at
??'t_!Ut*r rind "f carious purmilts. but drew front
JP no itrengtbenlrig Juice, no Inspiring- oord
*??> Wl,ea ,h"-? read, their understandings
Z?i**M<tiy enlightened, and thej never rend
il_K il n* at a ,lrn'* A" ll was th"tr I"*r,'ntH'
vc ti j?1 P?rilon of each day should be de
Louit. th* *'udy *)f ?*0""' lIT1I?""vln? b<,ok
nuhie **? Wa" th'** most conscientious on the
Y.iiirL Woul<1 indeed take down the heavy
henui? *Mch r" ' lj*"n prescribed, and settle
?'ior SI ^r 1,a"k t0 th** "K^- a" uttttude
*vei **cr1l>*<- 1/V ''?'??r mamma, but she had her
jr""OS her watch as she drew to the end ut
r?ri7iP^f*' *n<1 *-" ha!f an >1,,ur ha<1 t"'en tho
Cw? &1|otted. not one half-minute beyond the
TmRPst would aha yield hei dull, unoongenlnl
^ Left lo herself, she would never have
y** t. bo.ik
sjj^ equally la-king Intellectual Hie. ams
' ..er.,.han her sister in devising opportunities
5?_? i"8 thP '"iiernal injunction. "l>ear
iii Ilk* * n"' n"An us always to read, only
*k\a u* ,n "-ak.- a hat.it of reading," she
2 ?.>?? "I hav- reallv hardly rim- this
'*tt an<1 *? !t hsppened on many morn
?S ****** Of them got thr.iigh the day. lt
Bm m.T i**rd t0 determine. They puttered i'i
Loulu' ''n'' Wou,d 'hiriup at the plano -
%^t9 gl"Klng was of th.* chirruping order
JSlnUd "(h,'r ,!"',,1'l '* i" her c dor-box, and
llt'le i ?*'*T an<* "v**r Hni' "v"' Hgaln the sanie
r landscape and the same blt of the lund
>?!_?_-k '** j0iin"-i never <-o>ild use a decided
nih m , wn a' ,h" ,lrHt- hl" "i1"'' .ls always
With lt! falnt'>" tO Ste What lt looked like.
?ta a. rt'!<uU ,hati lf *'"'u"'1 "stlsfattory, lt
?"?me-im n"J ,,y successive r inti till lt was
fnd?'_e "arUlr'^V strong in shade, with h
Sgwjf t0 manifold Indistinct edges; ur If the
"Hir. ?. <1,a n"T- uv n 'rial, take the fair
^In* ??!!?'' U wou1"* OP i-xiirigulshed b) s-,rne
imtet,. -*' d,d- J?anna'B drawings were riot,
-JPrg'of extrawrdlnary value.
1BVari?Mwr.* h.a'* al*," 1"r"* I-"''"' of needlew ,rk
Un. "V" h**nf* Vei-ipis said Ihat, had they
?^?hlon /J;'*0"'' "r,?'?,,? *hf-n tapestry was the
*P*Bmoi,2 woula of>ntentedlv h*'-e piled the
'?Wiftll ay and *>ver>' da>- ?f?d left behind
thUrs. e ?n* ,hln,c f,ir P'WteDty lo point to ai
??t ?ndht,.*>l__br0.ld''ry wh,ch wa" reKularlv taken
Ua__r___S r'f,,,*'-|y l"ld by at certain hours by
??Pestr, ., 0*u,na dlt1 not a?*aln the dignity of
-*?v*r ivn.- w.a 1 only "work " ''Sdi- Camomile
**fk"ik. of,_" but *" "work." "Fetch jour
*M '"Pu? ko0U d 8ay' whPn ,n * 'hatty humor.
??e ?t ,?V your work.*' when the conference
** ?or whi. -..an<1 lf any on* h"?J Inquired of
?^ula. th. rp?W 'h' ,on? ro"' *hleh was
UP at the one end and covered with sliver
paper at the other, was designed, she would have
had tt> pass ,.,n the Inquiry.
The n_edlew<>men themselves milled th-ir em?
ployment because n wus -.mpioyment and a
i.'iiicie for conversation, rather than because ol
Its ulterior end. Usually it was for a bannar
hat was all they knew about lt. Dear mamma
liked them to work for bazaars, and thev sent
f-.r th.- materials io a shop lu Edinburgh, a!
whi-h dear mamma uaunlly deal)
When we hav- added thu a considerable por*
tlon of the Misses Carnoustle'a time wm spent In
gossiping with their ..id nurse, In whose cooey
parlor one or other was constant!] to 1,.- found
and In retailing what they learned there I
father or mother, or both, w? have said all thal
there ia ro Bay about them. They were perfectlj
satisfied with themselves md ihelr lui Thej
hoped that In time Mimi iv..ul,j (1 iw I i be the
At present Mlti;l was only in training. Sh
Ullll lo be considered lins,tupi..te. ghe
spend so much t.f h-r time out of doors
would nut Hit doun t.. studj or to music, or t
draw lng. as goon as breakfast was over; sh.- .li,'
not think of bringing In little pieces of newe,
even When she was afoot and al.road- she lt
But then Mina was bo young. It was onlj
natural thai Mina should still be half a lill 1. '
That being the case. Mina and Penelope w-t,
us well OUl of th- way on Ibe m .ruing In ques?
tion, for Louisa had a great deal to do, sh- hsd
t . lake the t,pinion of the house upon the letter
and thia Important task would hav- r?lv-d ik
furtherance from tho former.
The person t., be interviewed was. ,,f , lurse,
Mrs. Allson, tbe housekeeper Alison Peing only
second in const- .uence to Lady Carnoustie her?
self In the estimation of th.- family, whom ah?
hud faithfully served for fiv.-and-ihirty year-.
She ha.] come to the custle when Louisa wai
b,.i?n. hal discharged the duties of nurse as i ,n_
as th.-re was a nursery to preside over ind th
nursery days hal been elongated foi h-r sake
and finally had come to be stiled "housekeeper."
Albeit, her real function was that of family
councillor, arbitrator and judge,
She alone would ever dar- t ) think h-r Mils
tress in the wron-;, or to aaserl her poor, timid,
colorless nurslings in the right, whenever anj
shadow of a difference ator-e. Sh- alone defended
their dignity aid upheld theil authority in thi
eyes of th- Carnoustie world.
Within tli- four walls of h-r own ll,tlc sanctum,
lt ls true, sh" would rate them both ?
| when, as not Infrequently happen-1, they iv .iii,1
i displease her by their lack ?!" self-a seer tl ai anl
I their Ineptitude for the position which waa theln
' by right. Hut although when well secured
i against intrusion Bhe would roundly tell both
"L lUlay" and ".lo,irmi-y" what she thoughti fthem
in lur ,,wn homely and m.,si trenchant phrase?
ology -at which th-y nevei- to ,k th- leas) offen ??
? no courtier Inducting .t novice Into his dulles ir
a royal pals,- could have Inculcated gene!
more profound respet I for tin- Wo 1 royal thsn
could Mrs Margery Allson foi everj living rep
res ntatlve ol the Carn pustii
Tha: there was no heir lo !?:?? tit'-, and thal
it must ne?da become extinct on Ihe demise ol
Its present possessor, was th- secret grief of hei
ii-ii-, t . deep rooted t ? l ?? ewer spoken about
hut sh- nad another rankling sore whi, h. sin
ll was cipa: e of , was 1? ?
borne in stilt
Whv di 1 her y nmg ladles nol marry?
Why were they ri"*, rc. proud, fashlonabl
belles wh ? would have hi- nigh! :,? men lt
t' the eastle, when they might have hil theil
pick "f the best, we Idli .- 1' I li proper rank, am
Ming s.-n; forth with greal glorj and honor :?
homes of rh-.r own? "Oor rank wi,
ha i once n pitt l with li finite dlgnlt
sion, Joanna having mildly rna!- mi
??Lan,ns ar- not BO plentiful, Alis.-" T
nursery name a is at III n taine I.
"Humph"' r-t ,rt-,i .1'.- ? "Thej llnna '.:
nor .a:t. ony way." she added i airly Ph. alway)
spoke of "us." and "oom." Bhe railed her mastei
I "oor fey ther." and n,-r mistress, "mammsw "
She hud no hopes fi lings, bul ai
j regarded them and theil -
"What for , llnna ye gang ab ll BS
| gang''" sh- wou.d demand, ntl of thi
I fl.,, ks of barbel, r bar,,ns who were no .! ,ul.i
l one In th- w irld if onlj her bairns tm i the wll
! to find th.-i-i "whal for do we n i bee mair ? un
' p'ny, If ye mann bide al hame? T
holy t,ini-s noo 1 n lr,,I thi daj when we had ?
j the rooms full, snd sic ? '
never a be i aire! wl'oot it's for MoWl
or may be McPndj'sn, and thi beal dinner eel
vice ne'er gets used, noi I ilf the siller l*'
no ilk-:> fr*, bi thai Tn- big dish ? i n
I hae na bet n used f >r i te tl I
?hin .-ri her han ls, an li.
: and f irward In h-r i hair, ss wss her hsl I
! lamentations pre val Ind.
I. tulsa snd Joanna did ndl quite ilk- tr
1 slnua*.! ? i
They knew very wi I was n *
! was almt I at; and the; lld not think
i dear mamma ihnuld be mad * ? I--..- ti,-- bruni
' of th.-ir spl It wss. they told thi
I the will ,.f Providence thal thej ntl r .
I sing!- so far. ari 1 If
IU Uld nridoii!". liv be I ec. IS ir B ?
them n"t lo marri, whi h a.is .
, tru<\ and I ri arv ? ??
rlugea ari- .-. , more ma le In heaven ' ii
earthly sn . y nsture: snd i
lt be ? ir sons from getting ci
e world Ji . I ? ? ? i ?- e ad
? . - . - ...- ...
rn leas i pul i barrier betweei
gh tera and | - ; .
<?. 1 All de hs I n far ki ;
truth thar. ' ? hem a hi -i I .?? I
? grumbled. ,-.- year after yi ii ii
, with its appi 'pi lati
tankai is an i g I ??? i, Its I
ahrmded in th
i iIm lng )- . il ii thy of iheli gi i ni
r'i<" r, *,:> | bavins ippeared al Ihe
Sh. wai pert riv ? irn t ll g to La Ij
Carnoustie'i selfishness, even more than lo La
Carnoustle'a Indolence, ihe ;?:?-?-.?.: stati
allon from the old regime.
When ric ? wi ger the ti
\ any me ms shunned i Iel j T ? ?? ha I i
. gay ?? up;-, they bad always detested town iif
even when i inaidering ii due I , their position V
pass ii few months ol each yeal e,:ii.-i in Lon
don or In Edinburgh (more fi i-Mlr,
burgh, which was m ?? I got at, ind ?? ?
lhere was an old house ? go to); but thi
lssu**d a fair number of Invltatlona while thus ab
- t?nt, whd h ha i rea lite I ir, the autumn bbb* n .,
Carnoustie Pastis being ?s ii..-,'. .,.. i :?-?.
any one need t,.iv a wlshi I
Those times tvere what old .M.-i- desired t
i . ? ' t k at'.lin
Bhe lind seen them gradually wane In iplen
dor; had marked bow slow li bul Burelj lbs !? ls
..., galona du Indled; li?w the guests diminished li
numbera and deteriorated m rank; how ever:
now and Inen sn autumn would pass wlthoti
the annual dinner party, f"i which thi v es
covers came out; how th- principal apara ro ni
grew i . I-- ' ne after another disused; how ever;
pretext for putting off a proffered vlsi! a*hl I
entailed state and formality wa*, clutched at
how Lord Carnoustie would any, "Tut, tut"
wh-i) Informed thai som- distinguish-,! famll:
connection, or college contemporary, would t>
passing bis wi), and would l.t.- glad lo Irespes
,.ri his hospitality and Would hm likely as ii I
conclude thai the offer was "Inconvenient." an.
di-pat. h u reply to that effect; how Lady far
n itiatle would reluctantly confess timi ti.-i rsa.il;
ought to ask BUCh arni BUCh un old friend, wh.
hud been ulways In the habit Of coming, an,
would .xp.ct lt y-t would make ro inu( h of rh
Infliction, and be *?? gloomy and hsrassed when
ever the subject .nipped Up, that her dUtlfU
Louisa and Jonnna would beg to be nllowed l
write and explain thal dear inaiilma WUS lin.il
up to visitors Just th.ii all of this Allele, al a
any, observed with ber keen, watchful eyes, am
over lt rhe faithful BOUl had many a Blleul heart
Had any one l>e-n really III- bul rm "fie was ll
at nil. Had there been nny question of po vert:
but mon.)' was mt.ie plentiful than lt used I
I.- Quiet country life la rery Inexpensive ai'.,
Ute irn ,,me !,:iH ranched a -I tain polo:, and n
squandering sons or extravagant daughters mad
a tradesman's bill sn ugly sigiit al Csrnoustl
They all knew what they had lo spend em
seldom Bpenl it Wherefore lack of meena wa.
noi the drag on Ihe wheel.
No. ii wa> aimple aelflsh passivity if there h
su.h a wold. One wallis a stronger word Hun
"inectlvlty." a word the I ahull present un ii h
by-Inch growth of tdovenlj decuy, bemusing al
the faculties, and benumbing -very nene.
Lord Catii,.ustle huted to hav- p, put on an;
other dress coal than tbe shabb) loosi one wlti
tbe shln> ba, k. in which be could slouch com
fortnbly Inl i his arm-chair aftei dinner; in- hali i
t,, have io talk on Ihe events outside lils owt
k'-n whi..- he was ul dinner; he hated to lia v.- t
sit up Inter tbnn his wont; worst ..r all be bute
io hai?- to step downstairs tin- m-xt morning sm
read prayers, with th- feeling thai wm..- one wa
there some one io whom bs would hnv< to ss
"Good ni'riling." snd of whom he would pre
eently have to Inquire whether or not porrtdg
would be agreeable f?>i brenkfaat?
Lui Lord Ctirnoustle was onl) sec,nd |n com
mund. Had her ladyship desired tu receive com
pail, she culd and would have overrule,! hi
objections. It was her doing thal the monotonou
months and years Blipped bf and brought Will
them only an ocenntonnl Insignificant guest a
a former governess, or tbs family lawyer, .,
some one 'ho knew th-m ail and their way
BO well that there was no need to change an lot
of tbe Jogtrot routine Into which they hud fnllei
and Whoas presence never mutely drew a COS
trust between the present and the past
To Lady CnrnoUStis was due the nipping In th
Inn! of th's and that proposal which might hav
nulled upright the tottering family prestige one
more- nnd <>ver her delinquencies, socordinclj
old Allele brooded on her gloomy days, whet
Louise's cheek-bones seemed to her to be thin
ner and sharper than ever, and Joanna's one
fair skin to l>- sallow, and her once clear eyes
"Thej hanns hsd th-ir cbnnce, pulr weuns!"
j quoth she p. b.-i.-.11, gnd tbe mora pitiful she
I felt, tb.- more peremptory would be her tone
toward them, supp, sing they cnme her wey, snd
.ni opening foi animadversion offered Itself.
In person Mrs. Alison waa lull and strongly
I built; h-r lu k was broad and straight, and her
, waist ampi,-, t in either side of h-r shrewd, mid*
i die-aged countenance the Iron-grey bair was
mic" tbly combed, and her -ap was a work of
| art. No other ? ap like ll existed on the Island.
Ani",ng th,- s?rvants she was noi popular, so
| Ioiik as they wen Ihe servants subject to her
?wai end restive beneath hei authority. Her
I attitude toward them w..s that of sn anxkius
i min,l-d, suspicious watchdog, evei on Ihe al-rt
against mischief i nvlnced Ilia) they were, wlth?
oul exception s worthless crew, and lealotis of
any more fal treble verdld on Ihe pan ot others
Bul once beyond Ihe bounds of Carnoustie Cae
il- th-r- was not a sly butler or a ne'ei tl weel
footman, no) a frowsj housemaid or depredatory
cook, bm na*. 1,, b- found s ,:ii" lim. ul othei
Bitting by Mistress Alison's til-, and tasting of
li, r teapot. She had ii,, leal hardness ,,f heart
In,Ked sh,- was s,,ft when she mighl well hav
i. en harder. _ wi.liing erord. a coaxing "Kh,
ii",., Mistress Ailstjii. I uss daft to Bea ye again."
would s-nd all the wrinkles ii ,111 h-r face In a
(Winkling, and Insure better tr."attn.-nt a; h-r
hands thitr tin- flatterer In mani instances had
, ..ii? t,< claim.
One favorite, however, she had. who was al
waj'i ..ut of favor, but who encroached mora and
presumed more on ins dubious position Hian any
one elsa would have dared ;, do on one mote
assured and ibis wua tbe Idiot Tosh.
Who kneii th- whv to the little alda do,,r l-ad*
Iiik i ' the housekeeper's own little domain better
than Tosh? Who sniffed the fragrance "I the
hal jam afar "ff. whin the greal brass pan wss
? ai the tb- anil ih- froth was b.-lng "Scummed."
and who f' mid a little Jampot full of the same
dell 'lous "scum" sm as:,ic !,,i him when he
tapped ai ir,- door and pu: tils head inside, with
hli "piny th,n' for me the day. mistress?" the
wi,ile his greed) ej-es weni straight t, Ihe well
known corner? Wi,,, cam- whimpering with a
Ing fl ri-^ -r and a burned skin ;-. be scolded
and pu: t" rights bi the eleverael woman In the
ivb.,,1- country round? Who gol his feel toast.-.I
and lils p.,01 s iak>" 1 clothes dried for him. and
a li," iltinl. potiie,| down hla throat, mari", and
niiiiii a howling winter da; when the Bton** was
,! ii,-1 a !,.i fler v ai d th- big helpless msn a mere
pla i Po;.;; fl 1 il ',, sp -r; With?
\ I le w, i'd 1.vi-.li kin-! to Tosh 'ben No
j "ii !? 'wa wi' v.- f-r ii ki.ii. gutsy loon!" f,.r
| Hm on those occasions Instead, shs would ea
'-?th hands io pull Inside Ihe feeble, shiver*
, ing form, pitifully Becking shelter and consola?
tion; anl while he was busy with bowl and
. tb- k ? "1 soul would gu abo.it muttering
I,, herself, 'The Lord's afflicted an.' Tb- pulr
, ratur! Tb- i.,rl forbid we should tum awe' His
aln afflicted:" whereupon tb- p i foo] would
oi. fr-,m ttl- hearthrug on which he was
.b v.nih seated, crooning bis satlsfs tlon before
i ai ho- ii ith a kind
lotion t m d.ep foi w.rd.-.. and would cheerfully
lune laid ?! 'ii n bis Hf. f ? ?? her s_,ke (without
??:i well bi, wing what life wael sft-r he bad
rll .PTER vii
"1 ? i ??
*.l I. . I seated
ilia: she was, ready I ?? ' " lad to
The atimi shone bria
housek ?> i?? ? '-> r wm, h ? ? ? ? was
? fire iii ihe grate, f
mid either by Mn .
. fire." ' ry"; and
' I! i-1.lat!,ls
. ks * i| - fl - ui si "1 una ? I
Allsli 's ta her windon
a brisk fire "f mixed w,- ,| and
: i 1 it sc up the ? hln t ll ? i->. as s1
nd lt wa ?. avail ibis f r
rtook In tl
and ? ? wi wines
1 u Ith 'lau,*- "i cheese,
I ; iuds, which li wai ii -VII sd ght I
..? . .? lom Been ...
ha l a
I evei . 11 sd n it
ef ol fl ra I
l ? ,v - .
i pi herself, and eel '
I was I hear
\ - ' . I Vt-I
Suing the pr.i
i in hair*
gto] , ? i.
? ?- . I
'i he ,..?.
Bl ? Hui
m.a,: .-.,- Ill : rll \ .'-'iv:.: In
I u lld es
enlim wini upllfte i hands bi -an I
, k of appi i an t..r
i ? ,. rd s
l".,r tii-'v to | that /
, tho. . - ig.i them; and i i liter of
, '.., t. the st imp i upon.
an s ne !?> C_ a h- th-r ll
. , , . ?-i al the utset or not wai
that wi ire to bear tu
i ! of ihelr ia* i In the ej es nf lh ->?? wh_
It waa, therel re, ii wi n ? i el. -.- ' the
t Allele's opinion
ol ivnelop. Kast sh
"I ti.ink nat ib.i ' ?' Un mal I." Alls wai .
?n" bun, r, lt , HI i.ii- n well
tha ii. - i. I not come to talk
ab ".i H.- mnld bul tnt mistress Bul ene lad
Marie un bet mind, an I fell thal, as she would
bi i -? .' havi sal I. ol l_ iris she "Wt" tu soe .k
She icu made s lace, supposed lu I,,- Marie's
"Oo! Bile's been in here," she said, putting
one hand on the top of another, and mincing -is
Marie presumably minced Bhe'* been, und
she's look!) int-, every corner, an'
'Ni-' le,-tj.. pl.,,.,
primmed up upsi
tn ? i.:??!.' ' ihi s;i ys
? s she,
abe (mimi- king with
? ? "ie pla "?' B > VI V
Thinks l. 'lr'*, no gaun
invenlenl for you, if that's wbm
?? :?? i " . ' l kenn.-1 whal aha meant line ',\
i nisi- little windon lu ail In,' ssj'i sb.- next, gig
_ gtttln' up lo the windon 'Verj pratt) view,'
y says she a., a . .- ' ? ,-, ^ 1, "li's a bonny y|,-w
for them Ihai bas the time to I ?,k I i inna -a.
I I i,f muck le - - i' Views mj'Sel.' I lia?
na the time to fash wi' thc llk-s o' them.' M Ko
,,,|- i hough I more of her outlook than Allsie did,
i and many an hour she .-i**-nt iii ti' i wind .w hall
y "For ye ken thal na* what sb.- wanted, Mlsa
. Loulsy," proceeded she grimly, "For me t, say
,. she nus lo come ben a d Bil hersel* doun,
, . whenever sh-- hsd the fancy; and bul s;op a w.-e.
h.ai" whal iv! 'We're always j*..! to being In
,. | tb.-ititi, a part ,,f the year,' says she, i*on
ke a princess, 'bul lt's rather i irlj
I for u In .lune Lon lon was very full.'
., *jie sin- 'Indeed?' Bays I. 'Ii was a i.ly to
- e lt. ye'll be thlnkln.' 'It could na be helplt.1
,. , Bays she. 'Mj nertie!' th rh! I, 'ye're no Mate
I .'lid na be helpltT I ups and suv.-, 'bi.|, mi"
. ? what for cam' ye then7 I'm nure ws .luina
I j want ye ' "
"Oh, Allsie, I hop- you did not say thi.
?"Deed, an' I did, Miss Loulsy, foi I wis that
i vexed to hear her Sui there sm- wss ,.' lbs
time, smlrkln1 arid snlckerin', and as fu' .,' alis
BS B peacock, an' me in my auld goon."
The truth was oul Bhe bad b?n caught by
Ihe Inquisitive Frenchwoman before she was pre
pared; and Louisa could nou comprehend a
Shange of from which had pussled her hitherto,
for prevl usl; Ailsi- had been eves enthusiastic
over Ihe prospect of having a ga\ .young English
visitor with ii smart maid; foreseeing a temp >?
rnry revival, If nothing mon-, of ol I times
through ihelr mi mi
A young Ind) ,,r suitable position and fresh
from the greal world coming t,, make a sojourn
of .--ix months Bl the castle? lt had seemed el?
mo*! too good lo be true
People now rarely offered themselvee, if iii.
dbl lt was for a da) ol two. Ami only very.
very f.-w were invited Those tem being, more?
over, of the sam,- order bb the Csrnousties, noi
dashing, lively, modern; nm, what was still muru
to the purpose, Kngltsh. Allsie had tx great rev
ereuce for, and no Utile dread of, English vis?
itors. She like I p, feel th-- dread; lt put h-r on
her mettle Sh- had perfect confidence In her
powers and faith In what her family could do.
If on,e they were minded to do lt Wherefore, it
was no pleasure to her, but rather pain, sharp
and humiliating, lo hear when company waa ex?
pected, that lt was not company for whom ahe
need put herself out of her way; not gentlefolks
habituated t . splendor and fashion, for whom the
lintier rn ist learn the newest mode of dressing
the llnner-table, ar l the footman of folding the
In her hean tn- worth) dam- b il often han?
kers 1 after the Lasts
The Easts were certainly r. >r ihe Carnoustie*;
they had nu long roll ,,f ancestry to point tu :i"
ancient title to take pride In but they bad
Bomethlng tbeii fl ttl h c puslns la ke1. and -? ime
thing which Allsie. iii- iiurs,-. greatly prised
Bhe knew not tic- word, bul sh" knew the v.
aplomb. Ail her nf- (her renl Hf- onlj ?! it< d
ns far ba-k as her reception into tb- Carnoustie
family) she had netted t.ver this n.I "f aplomb
In l-r beloved ones; she had a -onvlctlon th it
tb.- wm! of !: m.id.- ih""n partially whal they
Moi- than on - she ba I hlnte 1 ail? 1. - lld
outright tba: Mr Las; and his daughter slu.ulil
b- linn.,| t , -j,,, castle
ls there no word o' aakln' rbi- Basts?" sh?
im.l demanded ,-f Louisa ,,i joanna every now
and tl.en. aft-i a brooding tit
Louis.i or J penna always had an answer ?
Either Mr Last was t ?, busy In London, or Mr.
Last arid Penelope were gone to the country.
"Humph!" Ail.il.- would reply, dissatisfied and
Incredulous, Her" nu sae tlirang bul he wad
come an he was budden" or, "Th.y'r- no gaen
sa- faur but the) enid come thia galt an we
cared t,, bin- them "
"Well. 1 don't know that w- do particularly
car- to hav- them," th- young lad< would rejoin
cheerfully. "\\ hat makes you yourself want
"It's no them li's si- as th-m." Allsie, with
her chin on h-r band. Would sit anl glower In!,.
th.- Hr-. "If iv- lianna oor alu foll.:;, we tak' up
wi* Ither folks," sh- suddenly exclaimed one dav ;
mid sh- did not explstn this oracular sentiment,
mid poor Louie, nt whom lt waa levelled, was at
a toga to Imagine what her dear oil nurse could
poaslbl) m an.
Allsie had I,.-, ti radlsnl throughout the we k
befoi - Penelope cami .
Every smouldering feud hal been burled, aid
every grievance tacitly condoned, in order thal
ihe castle and i's innis tea might be ai their
l.-st f,-r th- yoting ladv from the south; and the
very emphasis which Lady Camotiatle lill upon
her yoting relation's b :t>g s "London yul," In
.id, i ? , prevenl any one's thinking to. . I
exp,-, :liiic toe much of ho-, was balm t . the
of ih-- homelj old i*- iman in the ba i. reg! ins.
Sb- ba I nol ,,:'h her long established I
- f,i- blessing hes ? n thal hsd brought this advent
10 pn*e; sb.- bal. deep down In her heart, ?>
Intangible, dlml* outlined, fearful ai, I terrible
reason a." ??? wbl b sb- would have torn a ,
? ii-.ii, ; at her than gu - uti' ram i
lt was after ail bul a vague, blind fear.
\ . so ai .!?: "tc lo".nd tb-" news, ar,d b id p ,- a
fen questions In - i ler i , astlsfj herself b i ?
Pi ? ? ' ; ? I ige, p litton and expect I
1 and fell hsp| lei than she bad .1" -
"We'll be busy then." i|it"th she
"Thli irs mn un be seen ' -. if *?< e's ? i' ?'
('?i'la', mr this v Saturday lt's no' a week
1 >??? l we Hhe'll r .
bin,- room, ma - .ci: ? ' The blue
r , an I-, no ? si "a" ' v ? i nit- '?lt was
rb., lari e. "An" ll
hand Miss Mint's; they'll be *? '? the
gith'-r Tell mammaw I'm thlnkln' tie- blue
i" ?:!! ii nil l. i ? I M irgei
we | get lt aired a' the i
???n "W-'d besl die the mal I a gu ld ?
git ? lb- m.i I,- V
Hh< d L>
? ll-'tn be Iheglthei Lil !?? I ? | I'm t- II
ln' j ?? It'll be !-? it," Bhe repeal r; and
when I. ilsa. I ? ?? ,rp".sMl yet willing ta
hun. whim -f -lisle, |
? I forthwith lo , irry oul her behesi
futile.I with !i"r p--nu n gi
nursling i shout ler, - i her h ind . nd I
I-. snd L ' t aim >*l h i
?ik-,I ro r -jua ve re i lt wai
.:.- s . ri,"I ti ab i" Di-h 1
? ?? I Ml" i Into hei i', ' iii! the
? arrival t.f l Mina
Dot to be found then
? en she d ritei lld si
Brn . ' : ' ll 'th
a i\ "f Hf"
?_k!i r- m. 1 lettlni thi li- ankles
n I-. .Uah ? r.".. ii hil- thej "havel -
things past pren ll no calls or
, ,- - ? - lalmlns l ...
it- 1 '' -t
' - - T, i , f i ? i ld nun
.. ? led "i illg iti i " el
, ears i' ' .
I |ge .-pis .J." ?h- bad cared
i ? r f mill) iT-felrs .. \
N] to find |
. ? n tl
BSltJ of Iv:
I* _.s with ? ? ? referei ? I Ihi ?-. and '
, - _ i ? . .
. it. b ? ? bad, it*, a .
ng IVnflop ,. ;
dins '?' , g arra ngi dat
dell. ? . How tl
* ile I ta need
"oh li " " ?
lt ls so tiresome ' ? I Mlns
: ? ? . ne, thi
11 v, :i ? I dare say I
tli it ? I d<> ai
? tie fa mt I j , ali
? , M
anti s ' ?
. i I ? i waj and it a
Mina ha I a ? ? ihe.
urgent or Impera lill
Mil , bad !,.-??: Iel ) IjUlel Bl I J ?? III
I on .. fl I t hi
half il ? I i-i .?'. ? vhi. " * i
her ii Ith --I en m i ? palm I
i- ilia rn the baron's ?r?nel
C ??? inte I; and ? I
? tletl ? . 1
;vi I leg. - a 1 ?
| bllttl bl h had b. en I- ard mau) timi
' 1,,-f.,!. t-i l vt bl, h had ? ?
meaning a lt houl um ?? ? ul' Ins
bul Allele bad I ? ? r ? i>
,f ll was lakii .
> ' ? sises
Cautl isl lhere! - she hs I a p|
i-i' obji ? she had bi bi si I
"Noo, M. .ni. dearie there, that's I and
thank ye; there's nae nair, ?.'. >l yt wad Just
j mark me thee I iwei . pklm o' i
? ? j--' M \ Maixeii Allson. It's a' Ihej
need, an" lek' nae trouble M \ Onywhaur'Il
do." (Allele would b- b. tl met k and gi
'when anything of her own was In question,
though critical as the veriest connofsseur In thi
?.f th- coroneted "C.") "Aye, that'll du line."
I a.,. eeded sb-, ,')Iiik Un- Initials marked mi th.
first po, k.-' handkerchief "that'll do line Ha
'h.,,,, .\|,fiiy. i ha.- ae thing tu any, sn' ye mui
hearken, my daw tie, llere'a a ? mpanlon for y
I n! las! a "ii.nr Md. v ,, j ouni leddj ?' ' ??!
alu tank and yiins .ui1 .c I'.ina ii , it her;"
'impressively, "dinna baud ava free her, v.
ken yer fa.th-r and milker's nn Ilks 1 hei f.)Wk
thej wiiniia JIM s. .? things Their,- n,i minde,
t,, Uk' h.I Hon bairns Ut;- you"
Tbui Mina spoke,
"I'm ri" longer a bali ii.' " she Bald, nnd as sb
spok- her delicate nostril rose an i :? ii Bhe wei
bi",tthlng qtllrklj -
"Na. i..'re no a Lh Irn. but thej canna
sm I Allsie, qulcklj "Yer sisters hu.- atsye
b,.ivs they're Jist as ib<-> ware tnony, mouj
years syne, The) kinna mair, they've lalrnl nat
uialr, illari than the) knee They'll nevei groU
noo, they're ,,n,r auld. But whal are they'
Bairns jist buhu . na,- mali and nae less
Wa.'s n.e that mi tongue sold sa) I' ' them!"
"I know lt." said Mina, bitterly; "and ib.->
would wllllnglj see me the sam* Th->j an
ii, ,i to live -ai here winter and eummei nimmel
and winier: doing the sum." thin.-., plodding ??<
lound ami round th.- same old Hack If I evei
mhi a word ,xpr-ss the slightest nish tu brea!
througk this dead, drearj exlstenci and live
the) look at ni- s,,' Then thej talk lu me
uni woi d.-r how I .an be so ungrateful i li'
mamma, and assure me Ihey would noi bay,
dear mamma know for rhe world, and thal papa
and mamma would be so disturbed and sh
And iou Uiiois. Allsie, ibai ll ls Vue whal thej
sav thal Im |be worst of ll lt ls irue, everj
word ir on,, mummil were In resllsi thal I
am ri.! the simple, childish thing she fancies me
sh.- would ginni neither me nor kernel! si
hour's pence, sh.- w,,ui,i welch me, norn me
we,-,r tn- ,,iir Sh- would insist on knowing when
1 go on m\ walks, what I do, whom l speak to.'
"Maybe sb- wat bin' w id n i be sae muckll
amiss." quoth th- nurse, drily.
"Il would b.- amiss; I could not b*ar H. I
must !>. free Arid if i wer- t. b- Imprisoned"
Her ch-st heaved
I All*..' pul h.r bantl before h.-r in.ri ami
coughed soil li. Then she shot a glance
"rm no blamln' ve; an' ft ken Weel I'll no L-l
on, but. Meeny, my bairn, lt's it's ?,,, like yet
faithei's godlier to"
The speaker paused, caution prevailing.
"Oo, naethln, naeth'n. Nnethln -wl'oot lt'?
that ye're maybe a wee thing less carefo' ,,
whnt folka think than mb ht he." nsrvouslj
amoothlng the heap ot folded linen OB the table
With h-r wrinkled hand. "Ifs no likely ve wad
stop t., consider folkr*a tongues, but I wadna
gie '.bein a ii,indi-, Meeny," enrnestly; "I wadna,
Indeed, mj bairn, Muna Kang aboot yer ian- as
ye ha- been d"in" Dlnns be up on the hillside
???'' Isne i' tbe gloamln'. Folks ask. 'What for
is ane o' oor young le.idi-s aye st ra ia gin' roon
the hllltsps, her lane? It's no seemly, Meeny;
Ifs no ii in. Whae kens wha ye may fa' In
h. ? Ani there's them tina k. ns ns whnur ye
rome free that mlcht speak t'ye. and"_
"Is that -i i"" Mina lumped from ivr chair,
and shook Ihe old woman playfully by the shoul?
der. "You old goosey." she laughed. "Whv. I
j never '"iii- across a human being when I am
- strolling over th- moors, unless it ls Torquil
I Macalister and his d, gs i u.-k. .1 Torquil to MS
I m- hom- once or twice, when I had gone rather
; further than I meant, and there were tinkers
: hI.I P rhaps thai gave rise t,, talk, l was
i S--H with som body, anl thej thought ll was
one of th." tinker i.pie. Hut it mts onlj Tor
! qull. However, l e. in'l go su far again. I
! quite .-lulu. Allsie, dear; I'll be mi re ? ireful and
' keep nearer hom- Only, like the good, dear old
Allsie thal rou are, il in'l go and say anything
i :.. any of them, you know ! ilmptj can'l go
poh. ring round nnd mund tiie garden and green?
houses, like Louie and Joan; 1 must burst away
somewhere anywhere," she stopped abruptly.
'Mammas would l>- wild if she kenned :
"Thai's Just why she mustn'l ken, Allsie."
"Bhe ay- thinks ye're Jls- roon by the farm or'
"1 am ther* sometlrm ? "
"No, the times sh- thinks. An* she tells a' b "ly
ye're Just a bil simple bann."
Mina laughed. It was a pleasant laugh to I
"Yere deceiving yer parents, lassie." Some I
sternness was perceptible in th- speaker*
Had it been either of th- eider slaters sternness !
would hay.- been manifested long ago. "Ye're
no streich) wi' them, ard whiles li gars me gm- !
r , hear bc blawln' I" yer mlther's lug wi' tales o' i
bing ni,' that, wh. n weel I ken"
"Oh, you ken you ken!" A weight see mi 1 to
h ive l.-eri lifted off the girl's mind. Shi
laughing n iw with real genuine mirth sp mtane- i
mis mirth "You lust k-n a great deal too much
that's whal you k-n" sh- had run out of th? ,
room crying out say ly; ar;,I Allsie had heard h-r1
t' - - ul al the back door, with of a
?i In her own breast thai
been there before; an I she had pui i lorn
itl cs presently, feellag for she a
pl ii". Clo if- Ming old woman that she ha I
ne liny grain of good seed, and mus!
Irusl t,. a higher bund i , make it bear fruit.
Pei "i had been formally Introduced to the ;
m t:nIn un houi of hei arrival at the
? ? . . I, i" "' .re -, wa a I to i
her io im and rest ard had bi ? re
c. |ved, M.ld Marie. :he mal !. :
thing foi "? timely Int rusl in !.??
MIsl Uls ii I. id donne l her b ?: ter gown ,
lp, h 'tn visit m's ?,,. uld h . ed ex
Bb ? to like Penelope, and di 1 like
id ii- il ? ii
and sa; ; ii n d'j - d '." . asllj Pi i.- ?;???
? ? i-i b dy t*
who all iii-- - h ,1 ? ii' d In tl
tlmblli hoping. ? . that
. she u .uld realls I i and li t-1
been mi-?11.-.i in:,i relieved In a moment.
Thi ? _ mid have bi en ihy, and stiff, and
Pern ipe h td sal ' .. -. i -l
thlni r ??ti. and
eresi and % 1 a 111 that ha I
? ? " v - ;
? , that ll was realty rath<
v.-, ? :
r "ff with mimi ? n aid and
uti of her pi- Et en wi: n the
eraat I be brough) round ri
Marl "??' to s iy
Mr. iv. id hi : mi ls as well as her '
(To I Vii,
FROM BENCH AND PAR.
GATHERED PROM LAWYERS AXD AMONG
. . . ... ..
ni :, In : I
; ohl i Bar A met ting "ii ?'?
? v. md iv lay of last week mt sa?
bers ? ,' the American n.r Aai lal - re rived last
week meeting of thal
\ . an l ji The
I in alternal
Saratoga and e large
ai il i . tina 'i . Ige Thom i - M
f legislation I it tb
Itates will undouht
, , ap| ilnte.1
t recent i
, ? ? intry.
?. "ii -be Judicial
l.f Judge Ij .
?a hlch he de ,,
sefton with hla i tu th.
I Jury at fl . - ? ?. the
lemuria t % tou i
lab irei i er i rv
I) fill til- ?
mitt tie right to .a -.fi./.,' IL- ia) - 'lt
anl huld I. except In (
i ? Ime that we
In thi :.?.:?! 11: t* xis*
lo ob- 1
I ?? , ...--.
t,. br;n_ un the tj i inn) which ? power
always . xercls. - ' ll. that the i
f,,r i lual from tl
1 , r ,a. ? iii .:i
aggie .ik lill I) -ia ..Ii
The uulei ii a k a< ? -ai;, isle-1 in tbe
\ n is been effective rn ex|
u,,rk of the I'm
n the , inn.? ready i i re*
pori th. re will be m ich - n th. Oom
, bul wurk maj advance much mute rapldlj
I :',.in in tbs las! two m..lillis, gome complaints
i hav. t,--a hi .ri in various parti <>f the Bute Ihat
the . has d. ne no s ,rk The oummlt tees
ie mas- af resolutions
I to I ' III ? VV'V ."
t\ ni k ,,r ., ?? ? i i- ,? ??- ,-r ? hie i
mil sen begin i oanservatlve Bplrlt lian
i I.i -li,?un sa to man) propositions, but .hi ,
, r -...in- ,,' the li '
, m ul ii- rtupei: ir an i i' mun rn Pb ai
, ,,f ibis ell. in n meei opp. -HI in itnong th - a ?
object tu radii ii di.nines. The arguments on both
of -iii- t- ll n ire so st lt I
musi ban- found lt 'lull ult lo rea
I , , isl,,1, ..,,:,,,? __.t_* maj be lust lu the I'unstltutlon
ii hen lt i uhinltte i :,, ihe i.pl idi ptl in
of the amendmeni abolishing ihe atipeiioi
"The intlv ? f the Bar in the State an I Ped
, i ti Duvernment" s ai the mbji ? I ot an a I
i, ? iitix dellven I by Josiah ll Benton, lr., of Boa
ton. b-fot'e the Bouthern New Hampshire Bs !i
soclatlon The speak r tuuk pains to eolian statis
ti.s to llhiatrgte his itibjecl ll appears from the
res collected by him thal Hi- proportion of law
to the male population, has conatantly In
? med h> IBU) the proportion u..s i in _M, and In
l_su lt it .is 1 in S9A The number of lasryers In the
1 stat- Legislatures li.ps always, In Nea bngland at
least, been area I er than their proportion of the
population would warrant in Main- there haa
i, mi on ii- at i igf "ii" ian i.r ror each ten mern
i,.-rs in v.-i iii,ci: and bli ?de Island, one i n
twelve In i'oini.?-ti,nt ani Nea Hampshire, um In
ii, .n. I Mussael laetts, ons in nine. < ?
,, m ber nf I'nlted Stat, i Bena) n - - nee M..
..OM -ni .a -..Vi: hav i.ii lawyers, snd .Kl ,r
'ibe ll.ns:p BepresenUtlves In Congress bave been
members ut the bar. "f the twenty-four Presidents
,,f the I'nlted Mate nlnet en have been lawyers.
Seventeen "f the twenty-three Vice Presidents and
Zll of ths 2-2 Csbtnei ofllcers lav- been members
?l n,,. bar Mi Hen: .n bal been able lo ascertain
the ,,c, ipa tlon of 17* oul of the 1.167 Governors of
the states and rerrltorlee. '?f these, _7I hai,- been
lawyers lt thus appears Ihat although the law
v,,rs hat been onlj l In iou of th- populallon, the)
hsve occupied nearly half of the binti ex-cut.vs
sn i legislative offli ei __
The conviction and sentence of Howell Thornes, an
Rngllsh s?>'it-it.ir. In the Central Crtmlhel I'mtrt .*f
i. ? ion, ha- led the Rngllsh 11 ,i pepers to _iv,>
renewed warning !" credulous pei ina In tbs United
Btates who may se asketi io advance none) for ?he j
purpose ,f prosecuting Imaginary claims t,> English i
e?tates. Th- Tosmie) BStSteS .'ase was on- ,,f tba ,
few schemee of the kind io arhteh litigation n.
iictuai'y begun in 'hu eas,- oas action begun by i
the etalassnl was dismissed a* frivolous, eng the I
nrher was stayed by rhe House of Lords ns vexa?
tious. A ' .Colonel ' .lam'n Frasier Jacques, who, lt
was said, had tervr-il 'n rhe A m.'rican Army. w.is
the agent tn the Untied .-lutes uf ibe rlaimaiua. and
1 A. ?e k Co,
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In twenty varied and graceful pattern!.
During the present week
we shall offer a limited
Rattan Reclining Chairs,
with broad arms and foot rests,
gigo place for glass. Formerly 14.00,
at *v" each.
Children's Rattan Chairs,
Upholstered w ith blue and white
Crepe. Turkey Red, or Madagascar
(irass Cloth. Now marked
Other pieces as follows:
Hocking Chairs, Q 00
?? dodds for Comfort," ^ *
Chairs, Part Reclining, n 00
with broad arm rests, ' *
Straight Back, ft 00
round arms, low or high seat, *-*?
High Rounding Back, IO00
very comfortable, 1 vfe
Reclining Chairs, | ft 00
round arms, ? U*
in complete sets or single pieces,
upholstered with Turkey Red,
'ladagascar (irass Cloth, and
Blue and White Crepe.
Vantine's Chocolate Amais,
a delicious and perfectly pure confection,
in decorated lacquer boxes,
"GO.000 ".ti- - -arry on the litigation,
i - -, ie after t I
. - ? ' Howell Thoma*, wi - -
' the - i manta in Englai ? W I n tne
rere aeni oi of the irl ?
r r ? i- f ind thal Tb :__s
er from the Tn iain - tor In
, il ac
egun against Th maa He eras 'enteneeg
Ju Ige ' Ira nt ham,
?-.-?? I Th ,ma? siii._:- Itt i :h?t
lea Inst j, i .- ? di .ii i_ s
iii i ? it: n his charge to th< Jurj - ii after
KUI lhllity shown hy
\ iv. ? ?., .- - ind < rd'.nary (Implicit* they
.. . noi ile ii * give thens err '.-:
? a Hlch they hal always been con
"The Greei Bag" f"r July 1 intains several ar?
? ference to the i.ir. Lord Coleridge A.
i city, In un essay on "Tri il bv
N'-?w?pap t ' oHects t. thar method of carrying on
i li almost unknown In Kng
I itth ugh common In thia country, Kempton
. ulelphla, the author of ' Ths His
? thi Supreme Court "f ihi i nlted Statee."
? ? ? sn Bag" sn lllustr ii?l un
. ? ? v , ntury As ?," uni John
I ? Lb I ilsti lei '? "???-. in thia ,
i ': Vashon Rogers continue the work
is n .-.a* ? ? - ? the mag isine.
.. ITION il. rt ABD AFFAIBS.
THE HST RFOIMEXT STARTS IN THE FIELD OF
j< a kn tuan
"The American Quarti" is the nam." ,,f a new
monthlv publication uht.-h bas been casi .rn ths
in. ertuln ti.i i of military lournallam by the metn
? a- ,f the Hal Regiment. The ???iitor of the new
in,,-r ii Lieutenant Cherice ti ?'lark, who fans ee>
, iit-le.1 the same position .ci "The Tth Ilejtiment
'm ir.- :,,!? a number ,.f v.ins. until be received
a commission In the nat u few months .iko.
.- ?- ill) ?? extremely Important step on tbs
il th li rican Quarti, which la tbe histor?
ime foi Colonel Ureene'i ommaad. A pepsi
which deoenda on ""? men for tts support, with ito
hone ,.f mat, ia,titi ni,a, .ism;.- us ti..|,i. must necea
s.n:ii have mere or less ol a struggle for exist
. ri..- .lr the -ame time, no one other thins help,
io at,>:-,. mtcr.st in u military organisation a*
mut li ns a pat.cr of Ibis kin,I. In which the doings
of the regimen! are net forth In ,Ietml. Lieutenant
Clark puta forth a strong appen! fer supper! for
th.ii venture. In making his bow as ci tor be
' The -' ns of 'ti,- times **_-m preflltlOUS to the sUC
: our enterprise lhere has b-.':i a marvellous
reawakening In the regiment t.f the oltl-tlme esprit
de corps, i\bbh transformed th.- unknown orgamza
t. n oi 1*85 int,- th splendid r-Klitifnt of 1856, which
impelled the 7lst tu. stand like _. rock of eourmas
lu a .sen ut disaster at Kuli Klin, anil which
in the 'lark days of ni" cona, through discourage?
ment uni conflagration, kent alive .n The hearts of
faithful an 1 devoted mn tne spirit which h.is car
v through. .lever in its history bsa the ngl
ment been as rnttmslasUc, united and hopeful a- it
lu. never has it* discipline and organisation
i ii better Tb..- brave an,I experienced sol
.,,.! tulle.i who commands us ba- the respect, con-*
, .ititi admiration of every man in the regi?
men; Thc arm tri In uhtch weare ttaartered is tue
in-.-!, save "ic-, in America We have, at last, a
ii i'I'ls-inii.. distinctive uniform, as well as a com
plete an I suitable equipment f,,r service, In ihe use
of the rifle placed in oar bands an ar,- acquiring sur
?skill, i Pur "Miters ai" men ,f long >"Xp.-r_
? a,.", with cool heads and warm hearts; our men
are, bs b rule, eager to do .buy for duty's sake.
i'm ne ii..!, i a-e.i.ably .Iran hope an.l confidence
.. -",. th facts? c.in u ? not r aaonebly expect
thal a regimen! such aa the ~,\.t is and
will be nib nippon and encourage a ga/.et:.. of its
own? We believe lt will. iv., know it srlll!"
Colonel Francis V. Qreene, who has a bright
literary reputation, contrlbutea a short appeal to
tbe men under him. in all probability the paper
mil be graced from time to time with productions
from his pen Thia la what he hus to aay in tbe
"In the fm ur.* of the regiment The American
it havi mi rtant part, lt will make
the different companies b-tier known to each oth.r,
sn.l lt will be the meena "f making tbe regiment
better known to thc outside world. We now have
.nt armory which in point of location, appear?
ance snd Internal arrangement is sec.ucl te none
In rhe city, even if it is equalled bj any other.
Wltl Its llbrarj snd r adlng-room, gymnasium and
rifle range, ll affords every facility for those ath?
letic .pi.rv and other amusements which, without
In un) way Interfering arith military discipline.
?vi and desirable a feature of service
in the National Quard lt remains far us to
prove (hat we are worthy "f our splendid home.
We have n in rune companies, and we should have
ten. Th.- average ftr.tigth of the companies ls
sixty, un.l lt should at an eurly day be lui). To
accomplish this result steady, hard work, ami a
>-r--at deal ,,f lt, BIS ucc-ssary "ti the parr of ev.-ry
member Of Ihe regiment, from the commanding
, ffl, . to the latest recruit. And in building up
the regiment n>" should remember that Quality ls
of ni,,:.- Importance than quantity No recruit
should be *i.m.ht "r accepted who cannot purchase
the segtmentai uniform, nor any whose occupation
ll sn,!, ihat they cannot control their time In the
evenings, so as to do the full amount of duty re
The 8th Battalion, of this city, and the 13th Regi?
ment, of Hrooklyn. went to the State Camp yes?
terday for their tour of duty M a week. On
nest Saturday these organizations will be relieved
br the 14th Regiment, of Brooklyn, which wlU
close the camp fur the season a week later.