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I F rSv. f l.t'"T".' d. F-'--: tL F'niI:o
' tr.. .u. bit l
Ht, Hi ;t:jrj N ;-- r Frir t iur!
The Beauty in the Wood.
niy good liV.uw, this I;t mile .
Vnln KTlul V lnlo.el utile. JI VOU no
not reach Tour niiicli b asted hostelry -oon
rut odIt niiy hurt;, but I, nivst-If. UU be
utterly VxUujirJ. nJ the siienker grew
,h:n!e" whiter and reeled iurwtrd in bis
i.U'.e :is he spuke.
It w:u tear the do; of : 511'lry S p:enj- j
ler ami the 'jn sinuinj like a j
ol lire liehiml the distan: muunuini
in i;pp-r Ixirnine. The ri lertaj leD in j
the ddle fir many hun. but cue of
them, a miJ-lie ased. suir.iy levkiuz jieas
ant, eni'. h:ir'iiy the wore for futtue.
eou-ptiii.-n wis a t:ili man. young and
h.ini!ouie. II- wore a military dres. and
e rri. d ; small case, much resembling a
.iijiv.eh Ixix. siuiij: in frunt of hi? idaie.
He looked lis-? an Engii.tiaian. with h:
t, i i . i i .:..... . '.I.. e..i- hnr h'
n.onie ucJii i"u i".".,' ,7 , ,ir i.r.v.-i'lii.u- :ir.
d suing soldierly K-at .n the M h-l . ,
the battle field vi, , vnni i Lvtlen'tiv M.ini-ur
.lacquei sh "is his be id. n n it would: , . .
.1 sleu miver no aKeu, wnn . ucijii"-1
to a i hi'. I and dhd Two UKiDth alter
the old llironr.e was found deid in
her h it. and rutnor came ahro-td that
there weie strait liln-k tusrks aronnd
her throa-, as if the li- nd imMrn.ite Lad
come to claim his own.
The ba!f-mcrdnVn smi'c with which
the -trarir ha 1 li-tened throngheu:
eh irged tonne of mockery. Wlut became
of the child? he a-ke-l. Did the fiend and
th o'd H ironre irit that aw:iy too?
Nun. M'sieu: it was a girl.
And what h i- U-eo ne of the E iton?
! II.- was killed at Sedan. M'sieu.
! Where is the chlid?
j She ha always Uen at the chateau.
I M'sieu. with old "Jean-Marie, and Marg.it.
i his wife. The young I uly h:is had di
j crtel ilanic a i,or- nanl and lijmc d
hit .at -.y we li.ard th-i: -he
j was ill, or dead.
Why. th -ii.ni e l o.i un'.e so mueli fui
! about sevkin' refe.ge in the chateau? Sure-
lf.;i when one
g, and that of
sbro. The horses are good beasts, noi,e
better, but what horse can travel from
dawn to sunset wi hout failing? It is odIt
wonderful that thev do njt fail by tne
roailside. and then what would Maltre
1'ierre say? As for the villa; of St.
E.ienne, it is seven g'd miles by the roa 1
five as the; crow iV.es t but what would
Mon-ieur luve? It is destiny. ' All this in
an execrable pttoss. with many gesticula
tions an I untranslatable shrugs.
b-stiny or not. my gl friend J icqnes,
returned" the other in fl;ient Frencn, I
must sit down by the road-side soon, and
let vou go on alone; my wound is grow
in i "more paiufal, and iiiere a sen- ition
aoompinvia' it which I don't like. Think
agiin. uiv friend; you say that you know
t "e couuirv hereabouts is there not some
bit, however simple, this side of Si.
Ktienr.e, where I e.n res; for a while?
Seven miles more of this torture in my
s.'io.ilder would be more thin I can tniure
and keep iut senses.
Even Jac juei' stolid s jti". w.u not proo:
against the testimony oi the g"ay pallor in
hU tiiaster's lace. He s iw plainly that
faintness was overe timing him. Jacques'
hands won: up in an icvcc.-ation to his pat
There is one place n t more th m two
miles off. where perbai I could take
M'sieu; Lilt there are liiihcultiis. It is a
place where no cr.e goes indeed, they say
th it Mere Marmot is an old witch, although
she is related to me the Madonna defend
us; and J ic ; ;es crossed himself devoutly.
But i: M'sie i w.U jromi-e on his sacred
word a- a gentleman uever to reveal that
he has there or that I took him
Yes. ye-, interrupted th other, impa
tleLtiV.'ahvtt.ing that you will; but, lor
1.- ivtn's saK-. lea 1 tile way. Is there Do
l.r in.iv in vcur :';a-k?
dac.j .i.s" p tiled it ..ut. II irJiy a half
w:re ei is- left, M si- u : b'U take it, pray.
A l. ii t titige of c-h T canie back to the
wo mde 1 lu ill's face after swallowing the
braadv. ut.d in few monietits lie declare i
l.im-cii reaity io pri.-.-eci.
Yerv we;i: and if M sieu i
(.li it ;-"u he m'.i-t turn out i f tl.i
and no direct into the keest.
lo s n it corupre
hiu ti.- l bv evil
tb'ne. N liiing flourish- there; all goes
to decav: li e families about it will not
lis t. An 1 Margut: ah. she h is a tongue!
I.u; I think sLe will adul t uie because she
i- nut, to my wife's couvn. L k
ther -. M'sftt : you can see the chateau.
Th- y tad Uen going at quite a slow
pac. ior th" r.iad was a bnd une, an.l i-vi-Jentlv
iel. lorn trave'.e 1. Kit as th'-y
turned abruptly to the left the tall gray
turrets with their sugir loaf jak. rose
ciea; W tei'i.re ihem. above the trees and
tiie under! 'rush which impeded their prog
ress. As they came nearer, the wild, de
serted appearance of everything txcited
tb stranger's attention.
It's almost eq ial to a palace of the fiirv
tales, said he aloud, speaking in English.
If it were n -t for my nineteenth century
incredulity I might i'mey that it held the
sleeping l'.in'-ess of the Wood.
C'wmtuent. M'sieu - said Jac ues. cati-h-ing
the word- iiuuetfectlt, and fincvirg
II j-.v do yi.u pt'op-'; to enter? was the
traveler's answering question, an 1 again
he found himself wondering whether he
sliD :ll not tin 1 a trututwt suspend-.-! to a
cate iKt. i:ion which he must blow a peal
a i enough to awaken the sieer-t"S inhab
itants. J.ico its was ioViting a'-iout him. as is in
some iii.certa I.y louiscit. ilts tireu luas-t:-r
rode forwanfto tlie gateway.
Nut there. M'sieu. cried Jacques in dis
mav. The re is another sate somewhere
behind ti.e chateau : or we might get
through the l,ed'i-, perhaps, or over the
wail, but we nuts, leave the horses ont
s:de. Jean Mare may perhaps come to
s.e a:'t-r them, but it would n.ver 'io to
anger la Merc Margut by riding in on
'-e lUl'tfully i-eiK-i'.ed eye brows. .Yet with
ail its exquisite beauty, there was. a curi
ous want in tbefu-e; it w is aim i-t such
a one as Uudiue's may have been bcfori
-he gained her soul. Sh - was sitting with
her hi-ad resting upon her hand, hut whei.
the sic'-t man spoke she arose and cam
He has blue eye', sir- nturoiure 1 to her
self in the am-iz 1 tor.es of a di-cov..rer.
I did not think they would ho so hind-
I speak Prerch. said he. tin able to hell
a hoTish blush at this remark
Very gl. !ie s aid, blushing too, bu!
t a'iiowiu'i herself to be dinjr!ie.l. I
never saw blue -jes cx-lore; au tiie ia-
mts have blai i ones. I thought vo i
SjKike ouly Germau. Arc ymi a i'iu--ian;
I am an hngustim in. l-ut uiv uiotaer
was hiencll. ami all my sympathies are
with the French. My n one is Henry
Arthur Livingstone. Have I rot 'he honor
f addressing tlie Btronn-- d Urville?
I am Lucille d'OrviIV, she said, siniplv,
I am glad vou came there will b a com
panion fur me. I am tired of the luneiy
chateau, with only Jean M trie and Mar
got to ta'.k t- except uiv pigeons. My
jootl4tti giiuvernanle. Mme. legionne, is
gone. Her son is ii! and she h-m to go to
Montour H. nri. she cried, botlv. I will I Mel, be f und bins.
act -av to yon. go 1-av- the cli .tea 1 the
J'Urval-s know not -ueh inltospitality.
Bjtofnir coiu--n.T von hive hvl too
uucb. Y.rv well! You shall hav- no
unr of it until you couie to bid g c!-bv
oi-forc ietving f'r your l'.!e pays where
to join nis rt jmieut. it pr rutsei: to ie
rather a long atf iir of sickness, possibly
through neglect f th. woitn i at first and
Livinitone resi-jni-d bis commission.
i! had to resign tie h.ispiUility of the
ch-ttenn as well, for a fre-h gmiverrante
state! v u
r.vi la h.. (l.ien the door. M insii-nr. ic-ime tli.-re l .r M motseiie.
"ill volt b-.' so good? And the I tlleied propriety. It lid not matter. Living-
ire sweot pis; ItiiD mvi the ! -tone Jaugliingty sua : u wotu.i n oe ior
i h diet ks 3ame. and lips j long; once let hint get strong, and then
,p1rt Ami men. wliei me uesiraoie tnu
He watched her g . Di 1 be love or lute , accompiislied. at 1 he c .u',1 stin l straight
her most? And which pision was it that ' and well agaii. qaiet ceremjny w;is
prompt id him to pick up fiom the marble p-rformetl in tie chateau chapel by the
jjjr. where her own f Itid crushed it. j cure of Si. F.t'tnne: and Henry I.iving
i blue ntiar.-flower dr)pped from h. r ' stone carrie. way the Ban. nne from pr
wais-Kin I. and to hide it caref illy in his ! distracted Teinee to his own domain Id
vest' ! his own hma
She did mt romo back. No: though he i They soiDethies talk of g Zing kick to
fre ted and fumed and wjt hed irieess.intlv. I tlie chitcrj. wh re Jean Marie an 1
V wearily lung dav he found i: without ! Margot ke-p uird and watch for them.
".... i,en "l ir'-ut hmu-'ht him his B it honest J.u i-te. in attendance on his
meal at noun, -he re;-orted tint M i demo- j master, shakes tiis head, and croes him
iselle had slittt herself in her little study in i self t the be idea of again venturing
the e.a-t nirret-ehamUir and would neither -.vilhin the it f'on of tiie evil eye.
pen the d.-or or come downstairs. Fur-; . m
lrte I One Hollar at Interest Can l,o.
and ttie.1 to while away the afternoon with . Ui.wevr- historians may differ on other
an oi l and much-worm cupy of Sallus'. j p.inis. ml concur in erediting Ferdinand
which he liad picked up the day liefore. j l'elli wiih the character of intelli
R.it In. was '.!11 weak from the effect of ! gent and ellicient sovereigns.
ber uno.-r tlieir auspices -oiiimtiiis
liscoveied America in. 14j"2, economists
would lnvc d'-euie-i it wise if
TO JOHN Ii I1ITTIKB.
Heir Q iilter titn l, -1 1 1 iioft ti e (ei-trr
Of irao-lieisT w hi h ts to l .ti bii th n-.
Mt x-.it 'lat mjt - it 1 .i.-n I bii.p h'ei -la
weivmi rii'-n !. vt) eh sh norM enit-i i
Arounl ihf brow or 1st o;''n Ihe tbnre
'Jf i:ft-t loesT- Ciut l ttron Ue-ire
To eiaa re ihr -j-! insi-lre irine,
Mjr hl'ii woi.l I fno n'ate thy mi- Irrr.
Mr hanorfl luen I. fir l I'e t ''?
A..1 ;h b, in re us .V. le i-t a-t t"' M '' 'i
A e c .in nta .rate lh- mi il -Ur,
Tay Iiftf -iiiiroa:nt t.the lUiHt ? '11;
I: !li?'e-t story trtil at lentn lie t -I I,
Are! fao ily ehenthel m trie hcari of men,
to 1 thy ftfr.U:tr Dime raa'l oeenro'le-I
la rtatmi liyoo.l ihe reacn of m?rtal aen.
And t'.ev do r.ol nrovide vo-i with
another' h'.- fTeliiiiei. niWinw the ones- his wound, and lifesentlv the wor.'s began
tion in sheer aii.az -ment. to dance before his eye-, his Lead dropped
I) i vou me in inv "i ird!an the man of I forward on the table, and in a ft-w
' i-um.Vs in T'ar:-3 He iloes not know, nients he was asleep
ViiTi Tr.ni With .he nui'trv i!-- Two hours later be wai awakened by a
v istat. .1 bv the dreadful war. who is'to l.-t J ten i:id whUper. M'sieu. M'sieu, awake,
him know ? He w..uld not have time to j :or the love of heaven! Th'-y are iter-:
thii.k of me. And he has no p iwer over t ey h ive surroun le 1 the elriteau ; tlr,
me-tf iinlv sen ls the rents. I am my M si-u. while you can.
own mistress. i Living-tone .t irted tip, to s e the tcrrifi-
Maurseile. ihe supiK-r is ready, -aid the ed face of Jacqies Ifn ling over him.
volc-J ef Margot from the ''-xir" But ihe Thi-y! who? demanded be. in-tinctively
Kirot n- -I.ra" -e.l her uretiv siioul.l'-rs. snatching his pistols from the case where
I win Live :i here, witli Monsieur, she I thev lav. a.ready
sai.l tersely: and Margot disappeared.
What did vou sav vou were called? be
gin Lucille, curiously.
A life of Utility .lriwinz t j a c
Th iujfh yrt aji.a-enlly but in i: prune
il ire ofa iteuu l:ll wnite 1-xiLint l-iwait r'0e;
As I hiTe seen id me. low autumn titne.
The lve! et d iya of oar tweet o ir-.tiern c!.n-.e
The ii?a"lul i3T, tciierUtlTety fair
Oi Ximre'i muttc heir 1 :he sweetett chime.
Th-jMgb bom? in -litnire on tie bjlui ai-.
An 1 while item t uett in ibe c-ntai ann
.Cf l:fe' Ian afternoon, I trutt aa-i pray
Its fni approaching evenio; mar be one
Whose last biir.1. ioqj an I f odlf iinjer uy
My reach so nearly to the owning .lay
Of that ceietiaj home beyin 1 the st-an 1.
Tby sout miy neaily tbun the ijrfcenlng way
Which at. m i-: ia5 ti reach the hearenty 1 in-1.
For the n-xt four days Jiuimie went to
the l"-t ofli -e alcit . a-rv two hours.
Exiectin" a i..v.-!. tter? " sa;d old Mr.
l!a'!oav. the .s nji".-r. 1 M tbi ali the
loafers who were sitting -t the co inter
laughed loudly. Jim made up his m il l
that Mr. Hiiiowriy was t v.-ry unpl'-a- m
old gentleman, ".nd v .wed" ail s-jr's of
thrv -its against h'm. His r-vengt'l! plans
melte-i awav. howev.-r. wh-n Mr. lla',1 -wav
handeii him a b envel and s.id:
: IUre. B ob. yi-r letter - c m-."
Jim tore it jn. and six b-U-grtph
droppe! out all alik-. ali r prt-s.-nting
R.ke efi':r, under a tree, lie privately
honed one to lier that afternoon
evid. nilv thought it very h md-ome. for
she delicatelv cheweM it up cut of JtmV
hand, to his great am Ziinent. He s ivs
nothing abjut this when telljr.g le w the
pooy's picture mis taken. .St. Xi-:':o'' .
A Sudden fnre of a Paralytic-.
In a letter received a f.-w . lavs ago fr. m
a person in New II imp:
An i when ai latt the mitiic rail u rent,
I 'iiiil lo-.-il.- hant and e, arute betweeu
thev h id Set Toe tt-ea and now, andan.el band, ar tent
To i'n to l-iy leel beneath the t.irery saeea
Of r-eaver., bridr.ice-t. j ivout and tera-,
In j. T. own k!oz 1 iru. -n ty we hope th it taea
j The ifXi's mi-ic ward will tr.e.e be seer.
I An 1 t.'iy ce etna' harp be liiael aaia.
I S. W. latLliltar
L n Tr 1 1-' re
! How the Ponr VTas Taken.
Mi- name is It arrv (or, as vou wou.d
call it. Henri) Livingstone.
Liveenstcne, she siid, stumbling over it.
It is too long; I shall call you Monsieur
Henri. And you live in the strange coun
try whi-re the'lKOpie are barbarians!
"Englishmen are not barbari.i'.s, Madcm-
The Uhlar.s, Msieu: a h ;.e c .lnpaiiy
i f the devii's ,- wn brood. his;red Jac-,-i-ies
tiered v. This wav, nuick!
Jleeaugtit hold of Livingstone's arm to mine-thee
gui le hiiu down the dark passage to a
back staircase, i.y which, gaining the ki'cii
en. tii-y hup.-d" toesc.ap'. Bit he had
ha'd'v reached it when Livir.g-:ore stopp
Ii it I
tell VuU they are. Papa sii lit.
Hold a moment. Jacques, he whispered : f.-w veari' experience showed the average
hurriedlv Wait for ue bear live minutes. ; urodiiet v.ts an ounce of gold everv ten
apart ore of the many g Id mines which
tn'-n cane into their xses-ion. to lie work
ed f. rev r in the interest of the crown, its
product-to be applied as a s nking fund
towin's .he reduction or the liru'nUtion of
the nat;onal debt, until such debt should I
For c.jivc'.iience of ii'.'.'.stration we will,
iiu-igine that such an edict was passed, I
and as an administrative measure, one j
hundred men we detiiied to work the;
mine witi the provision ih it all vacancies I ... . t-
,x-,i,rirnbvdea-h and otherwise should I0" m?''"-' August, Jnumie
- , ; ,.. .-. i ... ...I Wood was sitting n the gate p t mak-
o-- i:u ill", i.i ie, i ii leu . ii.i .1:1.1.11 ..1 inc. . i-.i 1. .n
1 (.f thev d:d r,OM - wniow w uis'.ie. w ui-ii a 1 em u a-avne
r .... ;. lur... ik... r-..!.I u-...il 1 T''hr' wagon, c.rawn 01 a lean, -i.av 1101 se, c 1 uie
shelter, fod nor clot re them, and they
wisc-lv ih-tiil-1 one-half the r r,uni'r to
supplv the tiersoiial needs of t!
wh.ic the .vh-r half Worked at mining. A
h:re occurs th:s
sen'ei ce: " Oi-I Mm. n ijve s-oppeti uere
vev.erdav on his w ay horu-. He is almost
i)2 and is hale and hearty."
And that brought to mind an incident
which occurred five and twenty vears ago
vps twenty-D'ne years ago It was tiie
autumn of T.ie same Simon I.ve.
then sixty-three years of age an I iiv.ng
with a sindn-law on tiie I treat Interval
road under Mute mo.u.'.aio, hid been laid
up for more than a year with what the
l.ietors called a sp-ct. s of ha, bag.). He
could not arise t r.ai his h iir without
as-istance, nor could he move from chair
to b-.l without ti.e he! 11 of a str- ng man for
night. Terror an 1 ar.xi-ty reigm d. The
voiir g m in be-ought his mother to take
refuge in the nioTinra:r.s. B 't -he renion
stri e l thit they were in dod s protection
. and .hat. if h- wi,,ed il o, they would be
-ived: and exh rted him to seek consola
tion in pr yer.
he lighted th" lamp, and t.k her
p-aier Ixxik an i U-gan to ;ng b-i favor
ite hvmn "A w-ni. IJ Lord, around us
bii'.d." At this the -nn revolted, teiling
h:s m .ther. that by her fnili-h singing
'and bv the light of her lamp she wou.d
c. riaiuiv show the way to their boose and
u-elessiy expose ;hem. licit she perS'.-ver-
' ed and continued to sing. " A wall. U Lord,
' around us build."
! Trie son grew ar.gry rind s- olded his
imoher. "How can the Ird b ild a
will around us? Stop that non-ense,
1 mother: the time for miricles is p-i-t."
! " Ihe Ittr.S can. if He so will," she
Iqii.-t'v answered, an I continued Using
land to prav through the whole long night.
! - A wall. 0 Lord, aroun I us build "
! When the morning hro's". the son to k
, .. .I. 1 ...I
courage and went to tne i .or: out wuen
he tried to ojien it. he found th it it would
no, give wav. A h'avy snowdrift had
oiist-ucted it and perfectly b iri.-d tiie
hoa-e. c- ncealed it fr .m the enemies, who,
during the night, hid passed through the
village, carrying plunder an 1 murder into
almost everv house
And so did the U.rd a wall aiound
thuu build." -1 Tit cf tin Thirty ltrt
il'.r, IW.-AI ',j A'ixi'i'kr fi.
.S.an'.ev. the African explorer, is rece;v
g marked honors on I. is journey to F.ng
r.d, in the way of ban -pets-, decorations.
;c. I he khe live ot tgyptn is pre-e-e.eo
oration ot grand o:;ictr
he was himself verv hcavv. 1 h-re secm-il
to be a sort of paralysis of a'.i tlie :uu-cles ! him with the d.
of the lumbar regions, and when the pain ,0f the .ie.!j
' came it came furioUslv. I don't know how I
manv kin. is of liniment and patent tin-j ,.
-ems had been rribde.1 u. on t:.e otitsi le. holes in white wan, can oe
1 I,,,...:, .-..'in-,.!, !... h-t.l , easilv repaired without sending tor .1 m.v
' poured down his thro it. tie seemed
and pajii knew, lie w is a sar.int. Oil.
ing to the
ilaVC I n
said the L
A ch .t-a'l.
idi and 1 k
' i l.-.i rain..-
Ii itea IX
n this part
r 1 .r
lie sak-tv ot oui
t M'.-i- il iiii-titsc-. Sii.l Jacqjies,
T..cV b-.-ioiig to 'die French no
,tsc D'Orva'.es. It is a singular
i.tit the last Baron fed at ed:iii
France. M'sieu. Wott.'l M s.eu like to
- ,r of the last living D (drvale?
il's c.ia -laniun U'l-l ied. rather c treless.
i in :
i as !.,..
grass ai I 1
i.ev cOtlld. Ja
r mi 1
tr incc an
and then, if ton here them e .min;
without me, I must s e the Baronne.
Jacques wrung his bands. What folly!
he cued, trying to detain him: it is no
time f.r adi.-us. But Living-tone broke
siid. I for one.' . iiway Iroin Intu an 1 vanisueu. 11 is me
He again ri-curre l to his finer of the ! acuVs-il evil eye. muttered Jacques,
enci: iiited ca-tle. A creature s.i lonely, j crouching down on the stairs; it i- the
helpless, and -ingularlv 1 hiid-okc he had I ghast.y presence 01 .n eiame. vue w-.ni
e-s Ba-or.ne. Hits brave Monsieur 1- oe
, witcbed! Blessed Mail, nna, giant that we
f ir T.i.h miner, which on a valuation
I up over the hill. The wagon looked like
I a big h'aek box wi'li a window in it. In
i, I front was a mm driving, and this man
lon-T' 1 . .u. 1: - ti. .... 1 ..
1 sceiue.i rimer (icci.irir inj. i.e 11. 10 a
J long, pointed mustache and very curly
i hiir, He was not a c'gar and candy ped
dler, not a p it tit machine ra in, nor a
grow worse irt-o.-a.. oi i-.
pro-tie.-t of an oth-r h -r 1.
fore hliii, he didn't think
Well, one .lay in early
the pigeons were v.-ry ph.
morul. L ve's sun-in-!aw.
-r, and with the
ong winter lie-
he should survive
machine agent, for Jim could recognize gather.
he w:is so gXM and he Knew
I.iviug-toue smiled in tiie
pain. All cf thtiu. a: l-.-as
'Ik was the g-r.utue prn
: ju -i
L'p -n which 1c.
Handle .fa 1-1."
B-lo:e 1 s
h ive r.o st:
v.u -. J-i-t
i i! i- to I
Ipl'ss question, the -.r.-.n-seiz.-d
11. i s .'in i-.-d a 1 u 1 -a!.
ho i. a ! .!;..! away, a voice
lat d -t tho 1 -.vatr ? We c ui
gglei s abot-.t tl;- chateau d'Or-t).-v.
n 1 the g lie stool an oil
1 iv.iiii el She 10 iked like a
bit of a vixen, h it yet her black, le-a 1-lik-eye,
l.i 1 a gl-uu ir. theiii th it W..S not
aiti g'-th-,- i;i,n::i : ;V : on ...-r
b .-k-1 l.a'f f-.ii": ot w ., 1. wl.
eV d-rt.v '-' 11 g:thi ring.
Mete Maig-t. leg .n Jacqies, u
g ills hat. and -je .king in a ion
ry tone, lam Jaeq-i.-s Virot; 'ic s
ot rouelloiel ; M'sieu, hel e. is i.i
to pre. re-1 t-v.-n as far a-St.
1 at j i.aiiitance sake, Mure
s tie i.e.- f ir Pt-nig it.
. in-t.-.'.d of leplying
noc-.eiied to rate him
to co.u- at a. I. Did
i.k tiiat the cillteau
th it sue had time to
inn w.i- a
i h -he had
and liti lij
Mar '.,!. g;ve il- sil
But M-r- Mirg
to the civii seei li
soundly tor darin.
his impertinet.ie t:
wa- an atilt- rge. o
.1: 1 Silt
lowi-nd his voice
Lis horse nearer to the other in
M-.f-eiec-.ed importance as ranconteur.
I he last Biron was. tl.eysiy, a mad
wild loiuw b it very prou 1. like ao d.s
lac.-. He grew up at the ch.it-. au with hi
mother f..r" bis father died when lie was a
iial.v. 1! .it Midline the old Baroiine, ah!
.-'.1 was terrible. Every one SK-od in awe
1 f h-r: the old servants" bated her, whiie
th.-y trembled before her. Sh h id the
i-V.I eve, and M'sieu knows that one dare
!..'. off nd one who has that. After the
Baron ha 1 lx-en :i man groan for some
years. Madauie. his mother, became anx
ious that he suould miriy, th 1". the old
la, e might not die oui. Sj. hearing ot
souie demoiselle in 1'iri-, the son of an
old friend and grand dam--. ho was of a
mar. iageable age, she set forth on a jour
r.ev to arrange the alTtir. leaving the Bar
on to his own pursuits at the ci.ate.tu. Is
N'ooody knew how it came to pass; but
ri't. r his "mother's departure the Baron be-
l..... I IU .n.,iliiir m.n The eril eve t-a- i
'emoved, I stipi-ose. The studies and books j .l'-regaiding h.-r
... .. I.i. V. l... l. ..'l l-n f..r a., me time ilev.a. ! ' ranee at Se. .n.
led w.-re abandoned, and he went hunting;
and riding about the country form morn-'
ing untii night. Then Madame fell ill in 1
1 .;. -.1... .-.c ..l..ra l.miinrtti nni l.tr fT '
' , ... ..' 1" ,'-:. 1 f... Zr -on' it wl Ju-t tb.-n :i clear, oird-iike von.-e
alio so 11 u-uij iim. -2 u j ,v. i.. . , 1
1.1 ..... . ..... .itiiii.iir month '
11 -.u hcjiui:i,hhj,.iiii o -- - ....
.. k n.l a-ill i. .Ii,! n.i- I'd the gate. Jtargut gae
At last, one day, tne servants at 1
Ci-o-s- 1 t
I v i.r ho.
sui"-r for -ueh as he:
kno that the stranger
one of tiio-e aeciir" I I'm-,
i.e of whom had ever yet
ir sli ii I of the ciiatea 1. Ti.e
short the h ir.ing te.
n wuiiu-led gitd moth'-r. s d.l
:rn f '. v aV.e to pav vou f..r
i.i'.ali'vi th . igh I will nut offend
i vou i.y 1 fh-rii g liion-y. knoa ing th- hos
ipltabie le.utatior. . I the d O:Va!.-s Mere
i Ma- got io -ke I at him ke.-n'v.
llumpb! said -he. W'U "are yo 1 that
i yo 1 can know anything of us? Bi-.nl and
beg you .are a Pras-ian!
U In ti.-r I am ur not. s 0.1 the stranger.
tor.e. I I. eight for
Tiie woman's f .ce softeriod. He is to
voting 10 .ie whiie l.Kiking in my eves. -h
uiiittered. B it no! why should I do it
Go to St. Etienr.e lor v.mr htlgings.
n'-ver s- en :
ot a fairy t .ie.
But site proved herse'f eno.igh like or
dinary mortals 1 1 give him a c'lt) of deli
c ocsfv ma ie cuff- e. which Margut ! rough:
in; and when he explained his in ability to
hoi 1 it lie- in-e of hi- wounded should. -r.
-he gnvely seated he: si if on a chair at
hi- side, clip i" hand.
Never mind. I will give il to y u from
tiie sp oil ; I did so once to pap 1. hen he
There was nothing for it but a.q .ies-
e-r.ee. So Livingstone submitted to have , 1
.. art of the coffee trickle d iwn his neck s
without a ruurui'ir. and wond red whether
Hebe had administered to the gods in a
like emoirrassing manner.
Jacques was in it dazed condition: not
or.lv had h" obtained entrance tu the cha
teau in a veiy unexpected manner, bit
he.e as a i.i p tite Barot.ne actually
helping M sii u 'vi.h her own hul ls, a
iieuiitli'ul as an aiig-i, i, ;t one of tlio-e
le-.ufii! D Orva.es. n- verth.-le-s. Tuey svty
ihat Madame' s ghost wiiks here . night
tin- Mad nna preserves ns! tho'.ight he.
Jacques ci-os-ed himself devoutly, a" I in
cluded M'sieu in tiie sign, bv wav of I"
ing ai.y bad -ptrits !io n.ight be hover
But the traveler beg in t.. hiok very pile
and t-xiiaus.e.l. and Lucille wi-hed him
g el night. Margot e.me in. v. ry cro'.
and told J.-an M trie tl::it tiie gentleman's
ld was r-adv. all I that he h id b.-tter go
th.- chateau were aiiiazed to receive ill
s' rue 1 .ns ir HU th. ir master to make ready
ihe slate apart uients, for he was arjt.ut to
i r rig heme a bride. Does Monsieur see?
It was r.ol the bride his mother h id di s
tii. .-.I f,-r him. continued J.icq ie-; hut an
Ei.g ish girl whom I.e had met and fallen,
in love with at the little village of St. 1
Etie-r.i.e. n uie yor.ng northern tieuioiseHf :
wiii hi ! been'travcliing with friends ,
iicir govrm.ss. i: a said; and she fell!
ill at rst. Etienne and had to lie left th-le.
B it oh, M'sieu! she was as beautiful as a
d.riiii. I he coauiry jopie say her hair
w.is hke agiory about Per head, and b -r
iv.shad the look of the Madonna's. No
w. n h r the lias 011 worshiped her; ih. y
ill .light he would have died for her.
Wliat came of it?
It was months before Madam returned
to I.rraine. Perhaps news travels slowty
to Paris, or th- Baron kept his secru well t
at it-a.-l. when Madame rt turned, she ii: I
n t ki. w that a liaughter-in-law awaittd
h. r. W hen hi-r cariiage drove up, the
se.vaiil- were ail in tne hail, and the B ir-'ii
met his mother. He kissed her and led lu r
up to where the young Baroiine -tii
biu-hiug and trembling. It seeas as if the
mother divined whit was to follow, f.r
she ca-t n envious ghince at the young
ladv. and saiJ in In r most insulting,
haughty voiw. Whom ha-t Ihou hei-,
Phi.ippe? a new hwnsemaid? She is t o
pretty for the place!'7 It is said that the
Baron answered ber bick with a spirit as
haughty as her own. Xou are quite right
m tninking her too beautilul lor anv but
. ince in i
I tell v..
. h-r. :
tile str 11
Iv io th
tlie gate w u
f.ii g l i ap.e ir
Wn. re's ymir k.
M irg l.- 1 hetr !
wh it is all t!.l-l
Til'- sweet, h
n the other side
ie- iliiection whciice it c;ime.
. Sir. we can't shelter you
r-d. o-.goiie. How dare vou
don't you know I'u's pi
heard humming a tune up
11 I- r
;o enforce oVdioticc
eh .Usled, ft-il Ile.aVI-
At h s i ll ? Ill 1 nelll
!. an 1 t i gut. ik aU'l-
11'j sh ir
V t.rit vuu s!i 11 1 im
ib i- ng it. An t
ho are they
ll-hk- voice filt'-red ; the
lu the morning H rry Livingstone
found hims. '.f too ill to move: the wound
h id been t n long without att-nti-.n, and
his r:de htd aggr-iv.ited it t.-rri- !y. .Ltcques
went ov- r to St. Ktienne, and brought
from th'-nc" the r.nlv .'..urtor that III- Il tl-
vilt ige could bjast. but he prov-d t q i:d to ' at Ujv.
the emergency-. Being t- ca-itlotis tons- ! -out.
uianv mtniicines. h- c- mined hiuis-lf too
keening dow n the fever which threatened
felv! and I vow to give th
lights and two i r blessed :
B !':- e.
I.lvlrgstorie lurriid to go op ti.e li.rrct-st.-.ir,
one wild iinpu.se in his heart, il.s
1-ve. his Utile iieiii'.ess .iai-iing! Whit',
h ave her leav in the power of the Pru-si in
pers! Better die witli ids sword in l.ts
h m l iief. r.dliig iier.
Ui, Hind toil", bed the handle of the d ...r
of the turret chamber, lb- rapp- I softly.
:.s no ar.sw-i'. tie waite-l an iti
..i.ld rhe- have i.-f; the m 111. and le-.
even n .ov, a prisoner? i he tiio ight ev: s
agellV: he tile I the door withglealer
force it g.ve Way ur.dei his bind, and be
cio-si-1 the threshold.
I'h -r- w as some light in the r"ui; it
cune from a lamp whi- Il hung on a b:ack
et mi th- w-i:i Directly b n.-ath the iig.it
. n a -mail sofa, lay Lucille, aslei p. One
little hull cres-.d'tlic s ft Whit- cheek.
whie-h :o,itin let. wet with teirstthe
golden hair lay 111 bright 111 en h-r
nee . . and stre iui.-.l over the dingy dainasK
eov-iing of the s-.t'.t just the fairest, par-e-t
vi-ioh ill it ever mail beheld, made all
th- fairer fir her str mge urro ladings.
With :i noiseless step. Living-tone cro-sed
the- il .or and beat over her. low. r. lower,
tiii a tre-s of the bright h iir touched 11. s
le.nd: tii-iuiii.il-'.' hid seaiceiv lime to
form i s- If lido a thought, wh. n
pts-ion.le ki-- l'e-U g.-ni
!t-rs, atl I with a s..ght
1 aw ike.
I Henri. Hern 1 .
ing Up into the e
i h ive coal- to me
i At the touch of the
' wand the sleet ing Princ
s tirst ki.-s Undine
red -of 1
ot twenty do.lars wa t vo iluitar- .er Jay. .
A- tint si.ii was in e-piity and by agree-'
merit diviii'.iie with the non-mining party,',
it it-sit ted lii it the tarnings all around, I
wtre ore dollar (ter d iv. whi. h. alioa ing j
three hundred working d vy t-i the year, j
would lie hirec h mdred dollars p-r annum i
for each, while ihe pnlucts of the mine1
were steadily pile 1 up in the government,
depositor:! . I
ii it whi ( the colonists Were q-iictiy and
. ih.-ientlv riliilling their mi--i.ui. a little
bill id a d. liar was presented at Madrid.1
and as there was n monies not oih-'r-
w t-e approtri.it' d " at the cuiiraand of the ,
treas ii v. tiit 1 tlicia's g .ve a b-nd fur th'
sain-, 1 earin.r int-r- s. at ' r cent kt
annum, p ty:Ui!e w tiell tee gold aoOe spei
lii- d -ll i-ld t- .il-pSetl ot.
merit ttr.allv tix d uixir. the
Z- o-l time to s-il. right y d r.jevtur.ng that
i v lie detL-n-tiz 1 i n of -i.v-.r and the
.rus-ciive en -rmo'i- re pir-m-.-nis of ttie
L' 111. e l States ! ! go'id to i ff-ct their CX-
ciiinges, the demand wo.ild l e unptece-'
deiit-d and the price iiig 1. By ciicul.ition :
they found tliat th- lilu miner- hid each
day delivered one bunore-d dollars' worth
ol ui-tat which, estimating three bundled
.cr-ting .'lays to each year, would Iw thirty 1
th- ii'aud dollars per annum, resulting forj
: lie lll'-e lltlii lien .tin. ri, ui-pviiu . a 1 . , . .
i.t . .. .,, ,..;:, .nt nccuiuiihuion of ill, "; b wants to take some iihotognpl
(tliM.in Bar vour e.toollencv forffets." t I suppose.
I 1. . t..e ueui ... 1 l.A 1 riwnri.r..it.nlir, ( any
li.at there is a lien on the fund of one
dollar, the interest being added a' the end
of each ve ir at six -?r cent." The ruag
nific s ItiVgh-d heartily at the sugges ion
and joking. y a-ked til.- (.rand S.-rioe to in
form them (that is. if the paltry sum was
not t.vi insignirk v.t to figure on) what
that little liiifer would .-.mount to. But
thev were niich -urprisid and annoyed
wLe-ii tb it functionary, after careful ca.eu
lati .n, re-uricl that the claim of this
uon.liiolder on the government wou'd in
ls-7.1 amount to the niccmprehensili'e sum
double b irr.
had j'lst cut -awav.
1 gun for :l -hot a
a piece of India w
re pige ns weu
(J.t ile r, while
my. Mr. Hum
was fixing his
1 the-m. He
'cat. Dot far
I be sure to
-on h 1 lal r arts 01 p..a.-o r 01 i.ti.s avi
white s-tod -sneil as is used in m -. f-im-i.i---
for scouring pnrp .ses mixed wah
water to a paste, applied immediately and
me -tiled with a knife or a flit piece of
wood, will make the broken pl.ee "as
good as new." The ra'xture b irdens
He kiv. s,i 1; pe-i ro pre;i;ire mn a
s;u ill qn uitity at a
anv of these in a minute. The curlv
haired man stoppe 1 directly in front of
" Good morning," said he.
" Morning," answered Jim shutting up
I his knife.
i My name's L-atherbee,'' continued
i the ciirlv-haired man.
j -Ts it ?'' said Jim. unconcernedly, and
. tin n slid off the gate p st au 1 started for
' the house,
Jim turned quickly.
Ask votir pa whether h- would n't
. t" 1. : e - !. .11 . I .....
rke to Dive uis njuse 10. k. e-iiieu ou.
Jim nod led ani went across the gr iss-
ra,,. c overn-' I'0' meditating 11: on what tlie man meant
trlisTJ a -i ' by rrqiitising to take the house. IPs la
mer Was lu llie sl.liug room - I uiu .. i--t-
Papa." s ii 1 Jim. leaning up agtiil-t
thetib'e. "there's a man out there in the
road that wants to take the hor.se."
" Wants to take the house! " exclaimed
Mr. Woo!, making a blot in his astonish-m-nt.
Yes." continued Jim, "and he his the
funnie-t-l-okiiig wagon you ever saw in
At the renting ol pews in a
1 he me mt .0 be re idy for tiietu. j cjlllrc1 tnw other evening there
had loaded both b .rrels hcavi.y, and 1 v ,h oetition for pew No. . and
t on lii-lxrctis-lon c -.lis ; but its the caiis ; r.. .,, a lai go sum. It was fina'
re s.ightiv smaii tor tiie tu.tei lie iiau , tnoi ked down to Brother B
to press them on, which h- w as wont
do I v easing the- hammer d-cvn
Old Simon sit by the tire- place, bolster
ed uii in hi- greet e i-y ehitr. with piddir.g.
of pillows and blanket for his ba k. and ;
cushions for his f.-.-t. i
1' he cried. a he saw ,
inte-1 iiricomforUt'iIy j
Lo -k out. Nathan
tlie double muzzle p
Pxih'. th.-r' ain't no d ing-r, dad,' re
turned Nathin, pressing the hammer
don up. n the op.
But tiie cup was a Very Sensitive one,
and lie pre--, d a little P In: d. and
Mercy! what a crash! and wrnt a h iwi!
' The right barr.-l of the g-in w,s discharg
ed with a rep-rt that si ,.e k the house- in-m
rid 'e pile to f und ition. and a few of the
sh it gn.z d Simon L-.v.-"s log. He.
man. bcli- V.-1 th it he -. shot d-a l
Sent for.h a howl, lot; 1 and long,
leil-ed to his f- et.
Murd-r! M mlc-r! Mu;i'.-.'t! I.m
1 vou so anxious 10 get mat paiucanr i-ai.
ho was a-ked by Brother l. ' W hy.' He-e-iuse
it was next to Brother M's." he re
plied. "Weil, ivhut ..flhit'" returned
the other. "Why.'' replied Brother P...
M s as ba d as a' j ig. and he draws tlie
dies from everybody around him. I made
itv ur.ri.l to get a tew near mm una
-. 'for if ther- s anything I ha'e il's to
l pestered with flies when I m when I'm
listening to a g-jod sermon. '
I have, frrm boyhooel. had a great love
.f Vermont scenerv: 111 ountains covered
with for-st-; v.iieys fti.l of rl- h verdure,
i.v t .e side of winding streams, into
w'iiich empty motint.tin hnks; little vil
aid Mr. Woo-l. " I un h rstand
W, l!. tell him I don t want
and Mr. Win! yvent on with bis let
ter, while Jim prixee ieu across ;ne ironi
! yard again. He noticed his pony over in
' Ih- orchard. A thought struck him, and
he wheeled around and went b ick i:i the his right 1-g. w here
And away he .ear
into the yard w he:
down, yellir.t like n
7athtiin. his wiM. a:
to his as-i-lanc-. They got him int.) the
house, and g..t him down into his chair,
and afa r critic al'ix'tmiiiata.n th. y to ir.d
two or three livid line- upin tiie calf of
a stray shot li id ; i-t
1 iges witli tao. w hlte c;.uren-sp:res ; c ,u,e
gr..z;ng: sh p dotting t e hi i-ides; old
i.ou-eoiogs liing on the gra in fr-nt of
the ftriii-heu-es. Quint old K-Vic Wal-
. I. .n w rote l-'UV.ie-ss i-.il m gir. nave
1 ui uie a l-e't-r i-.-rry than th- s'rawb-rry.
i b .t eouoties He never did." 1 think, so
j f .r as niy experiet.ee go-s, it might he as
it r.f d.H.rs out ' :r:.!v said, doubtless (joU m:gn. have
.iar.ced up and m i.ie a more heautifu! shite than cr-
1.1 a l the while, or. ii . iiiunt. but d a ' tless - ncreru.il. trto.l.
1 a ttue-rmifn. t i.Ve 1 d-iy:i', ' Ok.- lumb J-um 1 '-.'
o: o: o:
Vs a railway train was ahout ieaving
the station, a man of the J .hns nun typ..
of r.i mners entered one of the carriages,
and gref:!.- r.-qa V.ed th it two l oung
ladles occupying s-pirfe -e ,-.s -hot', d sit
together, thit he and his fri-n 1 might en-i-.y
a tete-a-tete on the ot .er seat. " But, '
."said one of the damsels, i. lushing. " this
: seat is engaged." " Engag-1. is It:"
i brtis-pielv ieswn led tlie mm. who en
, gaged it ?" "A young m m." -aid the con
s.ious maiden." "A young man, er.!
I where's his buggager" " I m his hag
gige. O-l Hateful, replied the demure
idmisel, putting her m-y lij.s into t'e
: prettiest jo it. 01 Hateful -u'oside-d. the
iyuuiigmai came in. extended his arm
a mo-t caressing. y, aroi.nu
. cat encnaote-r s
s h id aw aiiened :
h el found her
Livingston'-, and n I'ure, 1. ft to hers-, r. j
bro giit the dent ihroitgii in safety in !
the course id a lew t1 iy. i he .ioe-t. r s
sister, a Ixnevoient miooie-agei name,
ime over often, and gave much conti-,
dence to the young Baronue. After that,
came the div- of coiivaie-cnce : weary.
on-s thev would nave been to the sick
Vour.g man but fur his little ho-t'-s-.
Sue was at once the in e-t fascinating,
f.thy-iike vi-ion that L vingstone hid eu r
seen. He had known very uianv be.iinihii
women tb.- loveliest an.l be-t-bred ol his
own 1 h t. ming couiitiy women b it they
lacked lb- subtle, 1 urio s attriction of
L'icilie. She was such a child ; all sim
plicity, unsophi-ticatioii, an i guiieh ss in
nocence. I'.i-sion was unkn wn to her;
loie had never t .ucbed her breast. Know
ing n thing of co!iven:ion:t!i-m, in h.-r
inii-rcoursi- with Living-lone sh- was free
..s she could h ive lie.ei with a broth-r.
sitting bv his s f 1 h ill the d iv. and talking
with hull by th- iucir tog-lb-r. Of h-r
ha I f ither siie spike in reverent, admii
in terms; she gloried in bis patriotism.
She quite awoke then.b.-.ishiug violently,
and 10-e up. Living-tone clasped her
hands and knelt at her feet. He io.d h-r
in hunied words of the danger; he urged
her to tru-l lo his protection as sh- would
to 1 h it of h -r father, and fly with him.
.-she wa- frightened. Oil. take me away,
H-nri, to your own land. I am afraid 110
more of "your ice and snow; you will be
thel o and Lu iiie happy.
A distant noi-e 1 -strayed 'he present
dinger- l.iving-t m sprang to his fe.-t s 1
sud Jetiiy licit p uu wrung a faint groan
fiom his lips.
W'u .t is it, Henri? she a-ked In alarm.
In a low, hti-iv whisper, he l-gge 1 of h -r
to he still. Was there any place of con
cealment near.' ;t
Hark! a lushing step noon the stairs,
voici-s. and hard r tjes ii-on th- .1 or Liv
ingstone lifted hi- pistol; bill quick a
lightning Lucille linusl him on lite sofa
! behind her, and stm. 1 erect and pale fac
ing the intrti l-rs. .list fr the moment
h-r d.-fe-r. ler, utter. y w -a-;. eo ild nut
Hold! she 1 l ied, a- the f ai I. -- courage
1 of her long line of w mike ancestors -hone
of .S-l.tid' i.1.'.-(s x th..t:and. two hun
dred and lortv millions of dollars.) Tiie
council at tilst accused the Sedate function
ary of joking, hut his solemn and reseita
b.evlsige ivciuded that theory. 1 hen a
suseh iou of insanity took posse-sion of the
official mind, hut cy
sitting reK'Ui again in some nasie.
Papa.' s.id he. "can't I hive the
" She won't stand still long enough, "
answered Mr. Woo.!, sealing up his letter.
But. papa, can't the nun trv5" plea 1
tdJim. Mr. Wool thought fur a minute. Then
Yes. He may trv."
Ji 11 galiot-e-l across the front yard in a
Well?" said th- curly haired mm.
raising his eyebrows.
Papa does n t want trie House taken,
with some elignitv.
gra.-d the s.n.
A n't I shot?'
So. G-t up :ir. i se.-.'
II- was up ;n a moment, standing ftr-t
upin one leg and then tipin the oth-r. and
I ies.-r.tiv the thought occurred to him that
he h ad really risen al. ne. II: started off
upon a btisk walk, witiioiit piin ar.d with
out hindrance. He c-u'.J har i v credit
Natb m I'll! :i Well
time he had not an other touch of the old
l I.ATIoS. The-re is a way of work
involves the maximum and another
the evidence of hi
ed and danced : b
Aid be spjke tru v. ine terrnie -met, K; h .....,. wno w is tit
1 T :.l. .1: ..11... I.I... ,.r...r n.rra .,n. llr .IrUliT .rrt' 1 I
herin.- lonfirm-d the SalildllD, Willi some oi-uu. util e-i:i coin msiiii e.e. ue. ... train Was Stir .eel
mil i.iire iti v imiiiv hi er i le.e n .lie uicu- ill iseie. au ur.niu ioi.,, ov... .
... . . l,-..! '"
L' urrimba. -roWie.1 the president, 'r,'. , , , .
that one dollar his earned 1-7.4CS time, The man looked at B .by. wno was
more thin .hose lift, workingmen-or , ca'.ml.T crunching harve-t apples under
rather th.c hun.lre.1 worVingmen for it ; ree, ., e
a :.s taken t.ue ouisioe iii.iu .... a e inue .- : , ,.- , ,.,. .- ... ,t, m.nimnm oi wear and
it,.,! ire one in the mine. Or. in other," u a ... ' .m .n wh .lid ,he dtirv
-CI men at lu l"e icu-.c. ie..i . .vu..- . -
, . ..I'm . hti-U1" a-ked .Tim :i"lin work of a hire'e farm. Without a - hired
.r .-i- d.y ea, I,, trom tue .UP- o! " . - --;..." nn. hrou'bt up h-r children, used
Course I kin." answered Mr. Leather- to say sue did her wj.-S by c iL-ul ation.
hoe. II" then tied his horse to the fence: With ail the iaixr-suvii,g appliances of
t and lifted his apparatus out of the wagon mo Jern invention, we shall never tia.l any
something that biles ' It is a ' :rT. " " ' ,.. ; , l, .n ..r -i. s. Ca!cu.
1 si... - .'1.., III UlPli;iLt.l hiiNC'i u ' iifi iixrc; .u-i n -. mvui t.- i .. - - -
teu c-ii lo -I ir-riwuv corner. Mr. ..oki iuioii ui in ir--. .-'. y ---
.-..is:!,., j: r.- -u. . . t..i ;-, . ..f .i:in ' 't. u the .idvArjCt-? science.
" - 1 -ff .... : . . ... . r .U' V ..
fi!t les-n uf t-c-nonv. 1 be suiistKUiion , uie ore.iui oi n-i vu-k-u.
tsnv ix- f .r:netl in the j i- ixinv. went to th-? stable an., put a qn-irt'of rvAe t r rnn ira, an i oi i.; i iu. h-j- n-aui. . u;l"' " ? i k , I.'-i;
.1-, nr n-iiur ni lsi m- . i le leu. leu. , o. u ..e ,1 , i , . . c i. ... ......
woii's. it would require 1-5,74
one do!! .r r d ay ea. h, from the date of
th- I. lal. Io pay principal and accrue. I in
terest -it sex per c--nt ou or...1 dollar for 1"7
1 he old philoiug's s tieich that tl-urv
r th it crush-s an
M. r.vm'i.'f J'.-urH'tl.
i came nui vi
" i i hotograiiher,
vi.mle liLAltixO A correct literary ' around for some lime Irving to catch the1
PiMVtuirs n."M thf. Tai ml P The
ass compla n-of the cold even in July. A
sickle light answers as well for a huudred
men as for one. Teach thy tongue to say.
I do not know." Thy fri-nd ha- a friend
and tbv fro ni's "richd has a friend ; bo
.liscrect. Deal with those who are fortu
nate. The doctor who pr-scribes gratnit
ouslv giies a woithle-s preserlpiion. li"
a iord siokeii in it-time is woithone
piece of money, silen-e in it-lime is worih
two. Th- s-hiiers fight, and the kings are
heroes. Make but one ..tie. and thuu ai t
f the ! call, d a merchant. If the f. x is a king.
to grasp things, i bow before him. The rtv...ry ot scholars
1 i;e ivori.l 1- - t-eil oi
,d in his fading for France; but of a.-tu il ! in every line
of the girl s face, and mad
voting girl drew haeX. Inspiration seized
on Jaci es. ile n-s -Iv'-d to apoeal to her
Fur th- love of iie.iveli. M tm selle L
Biruiii.e. i-t tne carry h'tn in! If lie has
n it -oiui: bran, y an I hi- wound is not
're--e.i. he will die. S. in- his font-.1!
Bib: he is aPrus-i.n, cried Mirgot:
! t h.m di.-. But tin- little. B ironne said
Hot it w.ird; -he glided toward him.
lie will i.ot diel she -aid. nodding her
head, aft.-r a lung scrutiny of the senseless
form in Jacques' arms. But he will be
oinpiny for me. and I am tire 1 of the
iuiie.in.s-. Margot, till Jean Malic to
couie here and help carry him in to the
s-.ii; gale the nr ter in co!.!. imperious
torn -, vt-rv -ingular in one so young as
sev. n ieii. Jac pies looked at her in c.pen-
'uioulheil admiration. Mugot Ix'gan to
giainible: but the Kironne quietly reittot
vt h-r order, and Margot Lobbied off,
scolding as she went.
When he came out of his long swoon he
opened his eves iium surroundings thai.
ciiuit.le-.eiv newii.icre.j mm. tie
1 ive, even for him, Livingstone hall (Imibt
e wh iher she knew Die me.ning. AM j
the sublime, heroic sil? of a woman's!
character sif-n.'-d wanting, or else- it slept; '
she was an ell. a fa ry. a spri'e or in less
lovelike phra-e, a cir.-le-s. lovely child.
Mon-ict.r Henri, Lucille woild cd!,
st ti ling under his w ndow. w hen he !
gin lo get alfiut, in:uc down and see me
leed the pigeons. Jean Marie has g ne lo
the viitog", M irgot is lu her kiiciit'ii.
Jacqu-s sees to ihe hot.es and for uie, I
am lonely. Hasten then. And Hnry
avould progres,- iiown the- long stabs, as
fist as his hsif restored strength wo .11
iermit. tol-e met h.tlf-w iy by Lucille, who
would insist upon aidiug him with h.-r
A l scenes were not so pleasant a- this,
however. Lucille would sometimes ak
Living-tone to leil her of his own home
and country; and although hi stories of
it and his life there seemed lo bo.d a
strange charm for Iter, site woui l mani
fest a'curious jealousy of ihcm. I,el hiiu
I. xk a tritle more lired thin iisuil.uud her
lovely lips would curl with vexation; she
would iiiiinte hiiu with suggestions tint
the foi-emo-t s ddier pa use, involuntarily.
Who d -ire.( enter th- C . .t-au d Oi vaie un
bidden, and with draw n -nbres? Di the
Pni.-ian- war with women?
Mi foi. iiiademo s -lie, the Prussians
m iv. but we no', said a tc-p ctful v .ice
in In licit, as a young officer forced his
wav thro.iii lb" foieiii -l of bis men an I
doffed hi-V.um-l eas queue t . h.-r with
cmtrtiv 'grace. This is tile 9 end lime
our beimels have g.i'.ed i;s the unenviable
distinction of being Prus-ians. We are a
oompinvof French cuiras iers en route
Henri, moil brave, i. it tlie. ? what d.tst
thou he.e? broke off the ..fli -er in utter
sm pt i--. And. to the no h-ss mten-e sur
pii.se of L iciilc. she saw the Frenchman
ciasp him mlhusiaV.ically.
Tr.inqulize thy-eif. tuon ami, cried
11 n rc. laughing. I have a limit -boulder,
A.lolph". and th on hast a veritable Ix-ar's
hug. Iy;t me present you lo M t-h-m
oiseiie.la Bironne d'Urva!e:.M tdeiiioi-eile,
this is captain Adolphe de Moiihaign. a
I must implore ptidon of Madeiti.'i-i-lle
laBuonnu for my in:u-ioii, -lillhe
captain; but We fn ind the eh iieau entire-
ceed bv Intelligent
ta-'e ll: '.V v.-
v. uile mi ld. But it is not bv accident or i of oats in a measure. As soon
cli ni .- :u a so desirable a result is obtain, j spied that round, yellow box tinder Jim's
e.l Jn-t as child: en may he taught to es-1 arm. she tr.4 ted up to him with a gent'e
eh .w mi g .r wool-, to retrain from coarse ; neigh. He caught hi r by the fore top and
and ii. igli actio; -. and lo avoid comp in-1 led IftY to where Mr. Leatberbce w is
ioi.shii. ith rude and unprofitable assovi- 1 smnding.
ales, so thev mav l e taught tu avoid w dial i f...- ., her there " iM he i.iintin'. e
id -r.. i.nd i-o'it-e :.:-! unitutilahle in i .1.,..., .!..- .. ki,, trA. .TO,, 1...1 l,..e
b,rks. A p.sltive ta-te for w hat is true I ... n '.' ,.! ,.' ..-..1 h.d.l her. while Mr forces, to secure the b-.-si results.
and n. ire and hi eh alw ais is accompanied . I ...h-.,. m-..h. hi. ..rr.in..nnu is more p liful in the
bv .-.distaste as i.isiiiv. i..r what is untrue, , .-0w we're ready." said he." '' lo see the numerous
hesni.e I .-. in s t h . I i. ii. i.t .1...I ..u.,.1 ... ll .M-work 111 A men nuose
- ...... .. .i.ot ,.-ui,-i .tr,v-c. i a 11111 .auuuuuee- m :.
compIeteiV overflown tHeir calCitj io
"Thev have toiled along in the
vagii- expecitilion they were gelling rich.
sue! he to Jim. "and a.K l?r lo lower Uer iu-: .- .
i . . i ..... har. and alionotisly mingled with Ibeir
lUIII, l.tsi uic.iiMii. i iii(-..iuii -.ilium. ..ea i , , . I , -i.
.. i i I. ..... .? ' vmn oves. looking alter il-talls
eyes, -tnu nreauic -eiiut. r ". , , .. r , . . ,, l
- at. i T. . .i.:, c .u i tboii-and dollar e.erk might attend to,
.Ki. IX- alll-ci tr. tiuii-ria . uns. .rj tun
t: ... . c.m i ww. .ir,tniii . uie.' ex;tinT the qnestioBS
Jllllt IVI It i ..-j t:.ia-.ll "11 ll l IIVJ Will tIJ' " c f t
I he science of org iniz .lion is th" sum ot .-.I with Ins i uner, ami oies-e.i ie 1 1. u.a
all science in doing things. Whether it ! who has instructed his son. K.i.h.hs iid:
is a civil -ei vice To I made pure and i Men should be or. ftil le-t th-y cause
effective, n .IrT-goOtls store to be ktp'. a j women to weep, for I..1 orin; tli. tr
household to U- overseen, or a raiiruad to , tears." In crvses ol charity, where loth
.1... ..iinri.l'iinrf niin 1 must pro-i women and mm claim re.i. .. um uiur
u-.-ttiimi.tn of its shoti .1 IM nrst a-s stcn, n tnere sitoaf
days ff insolvency I
impure an. I Lev
l.-stowed imioii i hddieii to keep them j Ue,i. hut wave.1 her t ail wild'v
ch in and healthhit. if Itc.towed ujion their Mr. W'ootl smiled,
miii.ls t" cie.tte iu them positive u-tes fttr j Baby to keep perfectly quiet,
a hat 1- lutein cilliiliy an.l morauy ii.im
iii! and clean w ill be as efficient iu one
case as in ine omer.
t :. i.u..-... L..l. .n.l . .1 1 a.:... .-1 a. V . t ni.na'-'ellienr. OI LUC COUIlilll- iwiu auu
,1 imr,u,i,ciiii.n.-.,..a -.v. 1.- . rapuer always nun 111111 wuen ue nao 111s , . ,. 1 .,,-,.
siiri.-s with moral eh aunt so interwoven , ..,r t-,l...,' of the bank account, pernups ket piug
The mother m.y liogin so soon as the;
child is old enough to call for a st- ry lo
lu tne in tb it she will rarely need lo give j
n ln r perceptive instruction. Of all stories, :
no, children love true stories the I est, .
nid especially those in w hich animals bear ,
1 large put. By skillfully dieting to j
ihi- taste a love for original observation
ui iy early be fostereil and made to em- J
1 r .ce, not the observation of annuals j
alone, but of flowers, of minerals and of
II ibe objects of nature with which tiie
child is familiar. As a help lo the parent
111 this reganl, " Hooper Child's Book of
Sa urn " is an excell.tnt assistant. !
ti.. .1 a., .ki. ...I ... . HVervllllnor in tlieir ueairs. 11. 1 aiii.n.
aue.Rj.it anuii-ua 11ns itn t ei t 11 e-is-lllt, , .
hut she wanted the o its. and, consequent- ; - d -V lielr;,M 0 10 '7 V r , V
Iv. was trying to tbrnst her nose through ; (f-'' concern tiiU.-paial-..J A.puiii-
Jiru's lck in her effjrts to get at the can- ,
The photographer looked despairing. "A Wall. O UiRp. Akoisp is lSriLD.
Here, I II dx i'." said Mr. Wood, step-1 It was a dreary November evening in
ping up lo the p.nv. ' No. Jim. stand j the vear lood, llie same year in whie-U the
back: Mr. Leatherhti, arc vou ready?" j brave and pious king of Sweedn. Uusta-
Yes." answered Mr. L-jatherbee. with j vus Adolphus. had landed on the German
one hind on the velvet that covered his! coast, to help Ids brethren in the new
, amir. ; faith, the German Pr.e-tants. to defend
M- ic.i ,..,l ,l,-,..n il,. ,,...! ili.i4PUe. He-tin-t the Catholic legions.
the reip-nintr p ace, mother; Wis is rnv av upon a wn!osati, in tlie centre 01 a
ic.'t.' Bold of him. was it not. Monsieur? , I uge. gloomy-l.oking -saloon; Jacques
Monsieur nodded. wa-Undlng over bim, and an old man.
Oh. tlico, M'sieu, ihe storm broke Tne who kept up an incessant; talking, in a
old Baronne raised her band and cursed sp-cies of monotone, was applying some
iheinl.ith: shi enrs. d the babe unburn, sort of cooling lotion to bis shoulder
Her words were awful. May the babe be Jean Marie, uo doubt. As bis senses
as lieautiful and more witless than vol came lack, his i-jes lingered long and
ate! she said to the wife; may it show as wunderingly up.n the huge old fireplace
I. ti.e affection for its own flesh and blood where a handful of wood was burning,
as my son has shown for me, and may no and in front of wh'cu sat a strange, lovely
blessing fall on the V Orvales until figure. , , , ,
ranger comes from u distant land and She w-jib a long robe of Mac vcltet,
liear il away from i'3 forefather's borne! quaint in style. The sleeves ware wide
She must have been a curious old ladv. and trimmed with costly lace; and there
; 0:1- ' was a bit of the same yellow 1 tee around
The young B ironne fell like a dead per- ihe fair, while throat. Down over this
..n upon the fl.or, and Madame swept dead black dress floated an exquisite ma-s
away to her own apartments It was doubt- of long wving hair ; ibe hair that is gold
1. ss the influence of tbe evil eye which en in sunlight, and rare brown in t. e
. .. 1 .... ti t t.nW .t..1... tl.o l. iav. a oval, with delicate.
pieteu-e.. ine naruu irutu searing 110 siia.i-, ... -- --
i.i. -w.r avif- nine.1 after that .arlv skin. anJ short red lip,, and ihe B .ronne a very good morning
n ght. And as las', she 2r birth evi-s were hazel-brown, beneath daik nnd I
be tas sulle-nug Irom tnnm an.l in. if ae . Iy ciupty. an.l my men were uiaious n
ii. and threa eu lo leave him and tever explore il. I tru-t vou w ill accept a
come back to the salon any more. And 1 thousand apt ogles: il only rem .ins for
then Livingstone wonhl implore and coix . me lo lake my leave of M .demoiselle,
her until he saw the usual lialf-sweet.h ilf-1 Monsieur is p aidoned. s aid the lovely
arch smile come back to tbe lovely face, : young chatelaine, extending her hand ; but
and a truce would be proclaimed, between surelv you will not depart llius? Here is
ljJ0!n. 1 Monsieur Henri, who-l.ut a burning
n,.t i memorable iuornin!r. when ! blush co. eretl ber face as she caught
Lucille carried this rather far. Livingstone I Livingstones eye.and she paused in a c.t- s...d:es. give tbem lacil, y m tiro expres-
11 llie 11 etier lor ns "" .-.
Iaks easv. X. )'. 7nfrIlc.
.a.loiit.il an entirely different line of tactics. ' fusion that
That is, if he thought of tactics at all. 1 novelty.
Lucille announced that she bad lessons to ' U.vingstone came to ber rescue and ad
letrn (she wis always talking of the : vised De Mootaign lo let his men bivouac
s-udies that the death of her governess at St. Ktienne. while ho staid ihe iiigtit at
bad left incomplete.) and that she must i the cbsleaii? De Montaign accepted the
leave Monsieur for the test of tbe day invitation wiih alacrity ; and when h.t re-i-
.ik. m hr ftrat anrurise. Monsi. 1 lire lo arranee his dress before supi?r.
eur resitonded wilb s ately courtesy that be laughingly a-snred Livingstone thai he
he sliould be p-iined to tun.it 01 (leiaining : snotu.i not ai nu uupa
her from her learneO researcnes, ami mat
he h id the honor to wish Mademoiselle 1 1
Children who have abundance and vari- ( nd let go the pony's he-id. For a while when, under their leader, the cruel and
. ty of reading in which they take a lively I n ,1,v grabbed the oats up in great h iste, heartless Tilly, ibe destroyer ol Aiaelge
mteitsl, will rarely be vicious or trouble- iinaT she sto.l with her no-e to tbe ! burg, b id presse.1 them hard and threaten
...iite. Thev will go from ibeir play lo i ground qiiietlv eating. .Mr. Leatherbce ! e.1 lo overa helm tbem. Twelve long years
theit wxiks. from iheir books to their plav. jrrw away llie velvet from the camera, j already had -this tearful religious war
without any restlessness 10 work off in . n, looked" at his watch for some breath- j raged throughout Germanv. rite sou was
iidx-hirf. 'Then, too. the idetis they c-' 1S4 minutes. Tlien he slipped the velvet ' soaked with the blood of the slain: the
quite of various matters will help ihem - u0 again, and siid: fields devastated, the towns depopulated:
... it.ri-.lli- in Rinirehenilini? their school Thr. .11 rh.ln ' n.l the wlmle ciHintrf sighcl and moaned
Jim drew a long sigh. .under the burdens 01 war. a tie euiou.e.es
- Will il be good, do vou think?-' lie of those times are filled with the sad sto
askel, anxiouslv. ' ties of atrocities and barbarities commit-
',u . Ho.nu .,f ii 's .i.l Mr t n.ihsel. te.1 hv the arm les on hot 11 Sl.les against llie
1 in such-a cheerful tone that Jim immedi-1 unfortunate inhahitanls; wherever those
it . o.il.1 T.r.n h.. i f.-,.... il... .tlv made nit his mind thit the imnr i armies reused thev leu a oesen oeuuio.
front ier, and I u.i boarde.1 thelrain at should have an extra ouart of oaU all On this November evening, there sat an
Fori Worth. It was his first ride on the winter for lier tine behavior. Ile expected old woman in a farmhouse on the out
.. i . -..!. ,1... r..,.llu.l in il.s lai'lum w.uil,! h. .I.inn rlnlil .ir.r hot itkirls nl a SlMJU Village. Her SOD. 1
I .ettt t.errwM. .mi, I Iia wrinlil h.r. In vmincr man Ol aoout tneaaa. ,T-a.s.
hip picket for hi- punch, tho sharp eye Mr.
vide. I so lovely a paysician
But Livingstone's wound proved no sine-1 Vr up. r ' ll blow daylight thni
have wasted too much time upon you. core; for after the surrender of Liz une at ( S man can git ihe drop on ma.
wound, pro- ,,f Texas caught a glimpse of its polished' send the plate to Poughkeepsie to his just brought home the news of a rumor
:..ul. I f.ll I-, iiaiidlc. and quick as thought he levelled a I p.rtner, and ibe pictures would come soon that had spread in tiw village, that a tle
navy ix on that conductor, saving. Put j bv the mail. Mr. Uaiherbee then put all lachment of the nine feared Spalll'
'h you Ills apparatus in his wagon again, and troops was approacning, an.l wotno proo-
jogg. .1 on. as be had come. iably pa., through tho village during the
not lie enough for Imtn, tne uu-n should
cheerfully relinquish iheir claims. Hub
icih said: " When one stands at the judg
ment Stat of God. tr.ese questions arc
asked: "Hast thou been hones; in all
thy dealings? H ist thou set a-ide a por
tion of thy time for the stndy of the Iaw?
II is thon observed the first commandment?
Hast thou in trouble stiil hoped and lie
lieved in God? Uast tlioj spoken wise
ly?" My Sl BSTiTlTlt. When I wis a boy at
school. I saw a sight that I never can for
get a man lied to a cart, and dragged
he fori the people's eyes through the siicvls
of mv native town his Wick torn and b'ted-
- - ., , t. . 1
ing Irom tne tasii. it was a stiatiiciui
puni-hmcnt. For many offenses? No, for
one offense. Did any of the townsmen ofler
to divide the lashes with bim? No; for he
ho committed the on- nse bore the penal-
tv of a changing human law for it was
the last instance of its infliction. V hen I
was a student al the university I saw
another sight I never can forget a man
brought out to die, His arms were pin
ioned, his face alrca.lv pale as- death ;
thousands of eager eyes were on bim as
he came from the jail in sight. Did any
man ask to die iu bis room 'Did any friend
loose the rope and say. "Put it around my
neck; I die Instead?" No; he underwent
the sentence of tbe law. For many oflen
ses? No; for one offense. He had stolen
a money parcel from a stage coach. Ue
broke the law at one point, and died for
it. It was tbe penally of changing human
lawit was the last instance of capital
Funishmeht being inflicted for that offense,
saw another sight it matters not when
myself a sinner standing on the brink of
ruin, deserving naught but bell. For one
sin? No; for many sins, committed against
tie unchanging law of God. Bat again I
looked, and saw Jesus my substitute
scourged in my stead, and dying on the
cross lor me. 1 looked and cried and was
forgiven. And it seemed to be my di ty to
tell you of that Savior, to see if yon will
not also look and live. Selected.
f -r r-- - f -t