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An Odd Monument.
Perhaps ono of the very oddest
monuments is the tablet in a Berkshire
church in memory of a soldier who
had his left leg taken off "by :he above
ball," thc actual cannon ball being in
serted at the top.
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Tis tho mystory of ages,
'Tis tho miracle of birth,
'Tis tho kiss that nature giveth
To the motherhood of earth.
Evor dying, ever living,
Through tho cycles of thc years,
Spring, a promise and a portent,
Comes in laughter and in tears.
Hark, its voico an echo bringet h.
Of tho days wo loved and lost;
.'Hope." the word it softly whispers,
To tho soul that's tcmpe?t tossed.
You who weep, and you who labor,
Weary of your work and days,
Liston to tho voico of naturo
Speaking In its wondrous ways.
"Death! Thoro is none," sinjs tho tobin
"What was life shall live again."
This the message, this tho promiso
That tho springtime brings to men.
-Now York Journal.
OUT OF THE POORHOUSE
BY HEI/EX FORREST CRAVES.
came 'home fron
the factory upoi
that April even
ing with a liyht
The sky was al
a jonquil glow
tho frogs wen
croaking in tb<
swamp ; the ma
pies were crirn
soneel with theh
earliest banners of blossom; and a?
the tripped along, Mary found a tn fl
of violets half hidden under a drift ci
dead leaves-palo purple, scentless
"Thc first violets always bring good
luck with them," she whispered tc
herself, as she pinned them into the
bosorn of her bluo flannel gown.
"Home" was scarcely tho ideal re
alization of that poetic word to thu
factory girl. She and her mother
lived in the upper half of a shabby,
unpainted wooden house, with the
blacksmith's scolding wife and seven
riotous children down stairs, and one
half of a trampled-down back yard by
way of garden, where nothing ever
grew but burdocks, nettles and Mrs.
Muggs's long-leggod fowls.
But Mrs. Miller, who had been o
school-teacher once, and still retained
somewhat of tho refinement of her
carly education, had tho tea ready,
with a shaded lamp and a bunch of
maple blossoms on tho table ready
for Mary to come home.
"Good news, mother!" the girl
cried, lightly. "Tho Meadow Farm is
to let ! Mother, we must take it."
Mrs. Miller looked dubiously at
the bright, eager face, with its blue
gray eyes and fringes of yellow hair.
"Can wo afford it, daughter?" she
said, slowly. "A wholo house and n
farm of forty-three acres?"
"it isn't such a very large house,
mother," pleaded Mary, as sho laid
tho bunch of violets in her mother's
lap-"not so many more rooms than
we have here. And wc could keep two
cows, and ? could sell milk and but
ter, and spring chickens and cgg3 ;
and I am almost Euro that Will Da?
vidge would work the farm on shares.
And only think, mother, how delight
ful it would bo to Lavo a homo all tc
ourselves, where wo couldn't hear
Mrs. -Mugs boxing Bobby's ears 01
?-dSelen shrieking with tho toothache!
And a little garden, mother, where we
could have peonies and hollyhocks,
i "and all those lovely old-fashioned flow
^T^r^9^o^ delights in ! "
Mrs. Miller's pale, mild face soft
"It is now a month since old Mrs. Dab
ney died," said Mary. "And they say
that her daughter in tho city and her son
out in California despise the old farm,
with its one-story honso and its old
red barn. So it is to let. And so
cheap, too ! Only a hundred and fifty
dollars a year I Mother, we must take
it! I'll leave the factory and turn
dairy maid. I've saved enough, you
know, to buy the two cows and some
real Plymouth Rock fowls to begin
with, and oh, it will be such a happi
ness ! Say yes, mother-do say yes !"
When Mary Miller pleaded like
this, tho gentle rcidow never knew how
to refuse ; and the upshot of it was
that they leased the old Dabney house,
and became co-sovereigns of thc roalm
of Meadow Farm.
It was their first night there. Over
head tho young May moon shone
through a veil of purple mist. A soli
tary owl hooted in the chestnut wood
back of the house, for Meadow Farm
was situated on a lonely mountain
side where no one ever came except on
The Plymouth Rock chickens were
safely 6hut up where foxes could not
reneh them nor minks steal in to bleed
their young lives away, the cows- -two
fine young Alderneys-wero chewing
their cud back of the old red barn,
and Mary Miller had flung a handful
of cedar sticks on tho hearth, where
their scented blaze illuminated the
old kitchen with a leaping brightness
beautiful to see.
"Becauso it's just possible the house
may be damp," she said, "after being
uninhabited so long. There, mother,
isn't that cheerful? And isn't it rico
that our old rag carpet should chance
to fit this floor so exactly?" with a
satisfied downward glance. "And do
you see those tiger-lilies? I found
them down by the garden wall-oh,
such a red wilderness of them? Old
Mrs. Dabney set them out herself,
they say. It seems only yesterday,'1
sho added, thoughtfully, "that I came
past here and raw old Mrs. Dabney
sitting in the big chair by the fire,
Mrs. Miller uttered a little shriek,
and grasped her daughter's arm al
this moment. Mary stopped short,
with au ashy pallor oversprcaking hex
For as she spoke tho door oppo3ito
had opened and a very little old wo
man, silver-haired and shricvled Uko i
mummy, cumo in, and walking across
tho floor seated herself in Mrs. Dab
ney's very corner-au old woman
dressed in a snuff-colored gown whicL
Mrs. Drtbuoy had always worn, anc
wearing a 6nuff-silk cap, while a baj:
depended from her arm.
' .it's coltl, ladies," she said, look
ing around with a depreciating air,
"col l for tho season of tho year-ant'
they don't keep fires at Tewkstown. '
"Mothei," said Mary, recovering
herself with a hysterical gasp of relief
"it isn't old Mrs. Dabney's ghost a
all. lt's old Miss Abby, como bael
from the Tewkstown Poorhouse."
"You don't mean-" began the mik
"That Mrs. Daniel Dabney and Mrs
Everard Elbcrson let their old aun
go to the poorhouse?" said Mary Mil
1er. "Yes, it is quito true. Mrs
Daniel leads society in San Francisco
I am told, and Mrs. Elbcrson is i
grand lady in Bridgeport, with a rc
ception day and servauts ia livery
What could they do with a hulf ftrazj
old aunt, who takes snuff and talk
uncertain grammer; Poor Mrs. Abby
She has wandered back to her ul<
home. Sb o was eighty last birth
aud things are all misty and vagt
"But what shall we do?" said
Miller in accents of perplexity,
crazy woman here ! It doesn't i
just right, Molly, does it?"
-Til take hor back after she
rested a little and had a cap of t
said Mary, cheerily.
"Bnt perhaps she won't go."
"Oh, yes, she willi" said M
"Poor Miss Abby! She is as ge
as a child."
Her words proved to bo con
Miss Abby Dabney suffered bcrsel
bo led nnremonstratingly badi
Tewkstown Poorhouse, whero
matron read her a shrill-voiced
if turo, and declared sba should no
allowed another grain of snuff if
couldn't behave better.
Old Miss Abby smiled depre
"They aro peculiar people be
sho 6aid. "I think, my dear"
i Mary Miller-"they forget eomefci
I a ai a lady. But it takes all sc
don't jon see, to mnko a -world."
> Tho next night, however, josi
j Mary and her mother wero sit'
j clown to ten, Miss Abby once more
. peared, in the midst of a gentle sho
"I hopo I don't inconvcnicnco a
j body," she said, meekly. "Butt
. woman at Tewkstown has cut off
j allowance ot' snuff; and, after
j there's no piuco liko home."
. And ooc9 moro Mary Miller
. ticntly walked back with the poor
. crone to the poorhouso.
j Tho matron was iufuriato this til
i "It ain't human natur' to str
f this!" she declared. "I'll put her
. the jug!"
"The-jug?" repeated Mary, in s
, "It's a room down cellar whoro
, shut up tho troublcsomo cases," s
the matron. "1 can't stand this ri
ning away business, and I won't !"
i The "jug," perhaps, proved effi
, eions, for old Miss Abby Dabnoy <
not appear again for a week.
, At tU9 expiration of that peric
however, she walked noiselessly
, just at dusk, and seated herself li
. a silent shadow in tho chimney c<
"It is so good to bo at home agaii
said slie, rubbing her wrinkled han
, "I somehow seem to get lost of la
, Elnathan is gone, and Betsy is goi
and I'm left hero all alone. Yes,
cup of tea, please-sugar and no mi
! They never remember how I liko i
tea at Tewkstown. This is good! A
butter on my bread, too ! Wo do
[ get butter at Tewkstown."
i Mary burst into tears.
".Mother," said she, "Miss Ab
, shall not go back to Tewkstown ! S
. shall stay herc ! Mother, how shon
I feel if you were wandering, frieu
i less and alone, through tho world?"
"But, my dear-"
"She shall sleep in her own c
room, out of tho kitchen!" persist
1 Mary. "She'll bo no moro caro th
i a canary bird. Oh, mother, do co
i sent! Sha will think then that she
i still in her own home. Ob, if yi
. knew how dreary it is at that Tewl
; town Poorhouse, with tho grass i
tramped out, and piles of clam shel
lying aronud the door, and not
much as a dandelion or a daisy to
And Mrs. Miller yielded to Marv
? tearful solicitations.
"Do as you please, my child," sa
The Tewkstown authorities were b
. too glad to bo rid of tho poor old i
cubus, and Miss Abby Dabney Betth
down into her old home, as conten
edly and unquestioningly as if she ht
never left it. Sho ate and drank bi
little ; she talked still less, and seoinc
to regard Mrs. Miller and Mary i
guests, who had come to visit the o!
"Thc Widow Miller and her darti
must bo rich folks, to undertake t
support old Miss Abby," sneered or
"Shs was well enough provided f(
at tho poorhouse," said another.
"I never yet saw a farm succec
that was worked by women-folks,
jeered a third.
"There'll bo the biggest kind of
smash up presently," observed nun
, ber four. "And an auction salo i
everything; aud I'll bo on hand-for
don't deny that them little Alderne
cows is tho cunning creetnrs I ever ei
eyes on, and good milkers into tl
But timo wore on, and there was u
flutter of any red flag over tho porcl
On the contrary, matters throve, an
Mary Miller declared joyously, tbi
"farming was a great deal moro.pro!
i table business than working in th
factory, and 6ho only wished that sh
had found it out before."
Until ono gray, autumnal evenin
Mary and her mother came back froi
a brisk walk to the village, and foun
a stalwart, sunbrowned man sittin
opposite to Miss Abby, by tho re
glow of the fire.
The old woman "rose np, in an odt
"Ladies," she said, fumbling in he
old snuff-box, "this is my nephew
. Cyrus Dabney-ho as ran away fror
homo tweuty-nino yeer ogo com
Michaelmas Day, and we all supposoi
i was doad. Cyrus, these are tho ladle
t who are so good as to visit mo hero.
don't quite recollect their names, but
1 then, my memory ain't as good as i
used to be-and after ail it don't mat
ter much. Nothing matters mud
And Miss Abby eat down and fol
i into a "daze" again, as if all necessit;
. for conversational effort were over.
Cyrus Dabney stood up-a bronzed
bearded giant, with dark oyes and su
t "Ladies, I beg your pardon !" hi
, said. "But s'poscd when I came here
' I was coming home. I knew notbin;
of all these chaugos. I never coule
havo dreamed that my cousin woult'
? let this old creature go to-tho towr
i poorhouse. I don't know who yoi
; are, ladies," with a husky rattle in hi;
. throat, "but I thank you from th<
i very bottom of my heart for givinp
i her a shelter in her old ago. And i
I money will pay you for it-"
r "lt will not!" said Mary, sharply,
as if tho word? conveyed a slur.
"No, I s'posed not," said Cyrus,
, with a sigh. "But l'vo plenty ol
I money now. Tho dear old aunty shall
' livo liko a queen all tho rest of hoi
i days, for sho was good to mo when
, all thc rest set me down for a black
t sheep. I've made my fortuno out in
i Panama, and I've come homo to re
1 "I havo heard of Cyrus Dabney,"
said Mrs. Miller, gently.
"And I'll venture, ma'am, you
t heard no good of me," said tho young
- giant, with a short laugh. not
deny that I was a wild boy on'igh,
, bat thero wasn't auy actual evil in
ii mc, let folks say what they would.
- And now Pvc como back a rich mau,
. und there's nobody to bid me welcome
I? home except old Aunt Abby, out o!
s tho poorhouse."
He could cot long have made thii
1 statement, however,
All tho town was up to bid the rioh
Government contractor welcome to
Tewkstown within twenty-four hours,
Human nature is human nature every
where. But Cyrus Dabney cared
littlo for the friendly overtures ol the
Aunt Abby was tho only person for
whom he seemed to caro, and his great
eet grief was that tho old woman re
fused to leave tho old Dabney farm
house to live in the stately brick maa
sion which he built on Prospect Hill,
And then ho asked permission to
deck her littlo bedroom with- the
curiosities he bael brought her from tho
isthmus, aud in tacking up draperies
and arranging shells and old silver
coins he and Mary became friends.
Friends.' Sho never know that it
was anything else, until ono day old
Aunt Abby took a strange idea into
her hoad. And Mary, holding a rich
Oriental cord for Cyrus Dabney to
loop into knots for picture frames
heard her introduco Mrs. Miller to
neighbor as "My guest, Mrs. Miller
the mother of tho young lady that
Nephew Cyrus is going to marry."
Cyrus looked at Mary. Mary
dropped tho ball of cord and turned
"Mary," ho said, "say that it shall
bo so. For I love you-yes, I love
you ! And I can't live without your
love. And-and you were good to old
Aunt Abby when all tho world turned
against her. I sometimes think. Mary,
that you must be like ono of heaven's
And this was how they became en
They still live in tho old farmhouse,
thc happiest of married lovers, and
Aunt Abbey firmly believes that they
aro all her guests, for to her tho world
stands eternally still-tho world that
is so full of bloom and beauty to Cy
rus and Mary. -Saturday Nicjht.
England Advised to Wake Up.
Thc rise of Japan to tho first posi
tion among the Asiatic Powers is not
on!;; ihe most amazing incident of the
half century, but it is tho one which
most directly affects tho futuro of
Great Britain. If tho war ends in ono
probable way, namely, a subordinate
alliance of China and Japan, we ehall
have in Asia a Mongolian empire of
400.000,000, guided by men who can
create fleets as good as any in Europe,
who can organize great armies under
Prussian discipline, and who eau pur
sue fixed purposes of ambition with
patient concealment, of them for
twenty years-an empire which can
attack Russia and Franco and Great
Britain by land, its roads into Turke
stan, Touquin, British Burmah and
Bengal (via Sikkim or Nepali) being
all open, al] known, and all indefens
ible without frightful expense and ex
hausting additions to the permanent
garrison. If, again, tho war' ends in
another probable way, by payment of
a great indemnity and a cession of
Korea and Formn.?a, wo shall have a
great naval power on thc eastern edgo
of Asia elated with victory, intent of
adventuro and conquest, and willing
for, perhaps even anxious, to test its
strength in naval engagements with
Bomo single, first-class European Pow
er. And, lastly, if the war ends in a
draw game, we shall have a most cap
able, though disappointed Asiatic peo
ple able to live on low wages, devot
ing itself to manufactures and ship
building in a way which may in a few
years divert from Great Britain much
ofits carrying trade, now our largest
source of jiro fit, ad our toxtile indus
try, and much of our trade in iron
machinery and coal. Nevertheless,
wo English are watching cven^niore
important to us than any European
war, with dnll and sleepy interest.
Not a word is said in Parliament about
them, no candidato mentions them
from the hustings, no party has ex
pressed or formed any definite idea as
to our fitting policy, and as wo havo
said, even tho journals, usually so
eager for 'subjects,' content them
selves with telegraphic reports, often
very costly, but not always either con
sistent or intelligible.-London Spec
Thc World's Greatest Forest.
Jt appears that Siberia, from the
pla:.n of the Obi Uiver on the west to
the valley of the Indighirka on thu
east, embracing the great plains, or
river valleys, of tho Yenisei, Olenek,
Lena aud Yana Hivers, is one great
timber belt, averaging more than 1000
miles in breadth from north to south,
being fully 1700 miles wide in the
Yenisei district, aud having a length
from east to west of not less than
4G00 vcrsts, about 3000 miles. Unlike
equatorial forests, the trees of the Si
berian taigas nro mainly conifers,
comprising pines of several varieties,
firs aud larches. In the Yenisei, Lena
and Olenek regions there are thou
sands of square miles where no humau
being has ?rrer been. The long
stemmed coaters rise to a height of
150 feet or more, and stand so closely
togeth?r that walking among them is
Tho dense, lofty tops exclude tho
paie Arctic sunshine, and tho straight,
pale trunks, all looking exactly alike,
so bewilder tho eye in the obscurity
that all sonso of direction ?3 lost.
Even tho most experienced trappers
of sable dare not venturo into the
denso taigas without taking tho pre
caution of "blazing" tho trees con
stantly with hatchets as they walk for
ward. If lost there the hunter rarely
linds his way out, but perishes from
starvation or cold. The natives avoid
the taigas, and have a name for them
which signifies "places where the mind
is lost."-Youth's Companion.
What Must the Parson Have Thought !
A young lady organist in a church
vas captivated with tho youug pastor
)f a church in tho next street, and wa3
delighted to hear ono week that by
exchange ho was to preach tho next
Sunday in her own church. Tho or
gau was pumped by au obstreperous
uid sexton, who would oftenstop when
ho thought tho organ voluntary had
lasted long enough. This day tho or
ganist was anxious that all should go
well, and as tho service was about to
begin sho wrote a note intended solely
for the sexton's eye. Ho took it, and
in spite of her agonizod bockonings
carried it straight to tho preacher.
What was that gontloraan's astonish
ment when he read: "Oblige me
this morniug by blowing away till I
givo you a signal to stop.-Miss
Allen. " Moutrcal Star.
Beau McAllister';! Meal (?ouilcman.
Tho lato Ward Mc HU? ter gavo tun
definition of r. gentlomiu: "A gen
tlemau ia a person I'rco from arrogance
and anything liko self-assertion, con
siderate of tho feelings of othor.-t, an I
so satisfied and securo in his own po
sition that ho is always uuprontious,
feeling that ho could not do au un
gentleman/ oct ; as courteous in his
manners to his inferiors as to his
Mexico's cofl'eo exports increased
from S2,420,000 in the last three .
months of 1800 to $5,900,000 iii the [
same moths of 18H . jfc
BUDGET OF FUN/"
HUMOROUS SKETCHES FROM,
Tho Paradoxical Oyster-Ars Lo nts a,
Est Holiness of Newness-Bc .
Needed Ono-A Reason-But
He Was That Way, Etc.
Tho oyster is not quarrelsome,
He nate? /usa and turmoil,
And yet wo often hear of him
As mixed up In a broil.
Iiis tompor is most equable,
His nerves aro qulot too,
Yet splto of this 'tis oft his fato
To get into a stew.
ABS LONGA EST.
Sbo-"Do you find that art ia
D'Auber-'Tes; but we, its dc-/
rotees, aro generally short. "-Life,
nOLINE3S OF NEWNESS.
Littlo Nell- "O-o-o ! I'm going to.,
Little Ned-"Wot's I doin' now?"
Littlo Nell-"You're wipin' your
feet on zeo now door mat !"-Puck.
BUT IT" WAS THAT WAT.
"I am told that Burnley is a regular
leech. Is that true?"
"N-no, I would hardly say that.
\. leech, yon know, never gets stuck
m himself."-Rockland (Me.) Tri-,
HE NEEDED ONE.
Cholly Chumplcigh-"Was out Jato
ast night. Had a head on mc this
Miss Coldcal- "If I were you, Pd
?tay out lato every night. "-Now York
"Well, Willie, which do you liko
;ho best, Sunday-Bchool or your overy
' 'Sunday-school, " said Willie. ? ' 'Coz
rou only have to go onco a week."
harper's Young People.
DID NOT STOP HALF WAY.
"Van Dabbles is very kindly dis
josed toward his brethren in art. He
?as a good word for noarly ovcry
"Yes," ropliod Miss Pepperton ;
'even his own."-Washington Star.
Art Committee-"What price ison
Artist-"Ten thousand dollars."
Art Committee-"Great Scott, man !
hat's too high."
Artist-"Possibly it is; but it isn't
,ny higher than you have hung it. "
Detroit Free Press.
"She is an excellent judge of an
iquos of all kinds," said one girl.
'You know she admires anything of
hat kind intensely."
"Yes," replied the other; "and it
;oes to show how inconsistant some
pomen are. She never tells anybody
ter ogo."-Washington Star.
Roso-"Anna, is it. true- that you
,ro about to become engaged to the
Anna-"Yes, that is quite oorrect. "
Rosa-"But you are twice as tall as
Anna-"No matter, he is nearly al-.
Fays on h?reo^?ck."Tr--Fiiegude TTloeP
GETTING IT FINE.
Collector-"It appears from these
igures that your income amounts to
Taxpayer-"That's tho way I
Collector- ' 'Um-or-ah-um -"
Taxpayer (interrupting)-"Can you
[ive change for a cent?"-Detroit Free
HE LOOKED WOBEIE?.
"Henry, you look very palo, what's
"I was stung to tho quick by on
idder this afternoon."
"GoodnessI How did it happen?"
"Why, 1 dropped in at the bank
his afternoon and the book-kcoper
old me my account was overdrawn."
AT THE ATHLETIC CLUB.
Charley (reading Sporting Extra)
-"Ahl I see that Jack Runleigh has
von tho half-niilo mu at tho intcrcol
Harry-"There is nothing surpris
ng about that, for Jack comes of
;ood racing Btock. Old Runleigh,
rhen he lived out in Lonosomehurst
iear-the-Water, held tho spring rec
ird for the 9.05 New York train.
WHY. WILLIE WAS INTEBESTED.
"You seem interested in me to
tight, Willie," said Mr. Softly, ob
erving that tho boy was gazing in
ently at bim.
"Yee," said Willie. "I'm waiting to
iee you bust."
"Bust?" queried Mr. Softly.
"Yes. Maude told ma she thought
rou'd pop to-night, and I love to
yatch things pop ; corn always busts
vith such a funny little noise."-Har
AS ONE WOMAN TO ANOTHEB.
Mrs. Gradley (tearfully) -"I don't
;are who knows it ! My husband has
jot to give up either mo or his lodge !
He gets worso and worse; I don't be
ieve he'll ever bo any account, thc
worthless brnto !"
Noighbor (soothingly)-"I didn't
;hink it was so bad. But Mrs. Smith
es did tell me, yesterday, that your
?usband was a poor croature, nt
Mrs. Gradley (flaring up)-"Oh, sho
lid ! did she? Well, I'll just let that
jack-biting gossip know she can't run
iround slandering the best man in this
;own ! Poor creature, indeed ! Ho's
vorth a thousand Tom Smithers, and
['ll let her know it ! Wait till I get
HE NEVER CAME BACK.
Tho moment ho carno into tho room
lie knew that something wah wrong.
She had been engaged to him for
Sho was homely.
But her papa had two millions.
That was enough to luro him on to
iroposo to her.
"George !" sho criod, rushing into
"What is it, dearest?" he answered-,
ivith some alarm.
"Papa failed for two millions to
He turned very white, squared him
lelf and hissed :
"So have I!" and then he passed
jut into.the dreary night--forever.
^_'__s_ _'_ * ' ? " G
TlIOS, J. ADAMS? PROPRIETOR EDGEFIELD, S. C., WEDNES ; RY '?8, 1895. VOL LIX. NO. 52:
^_'__s_ _'_ * ' ? " G
TlIOS, J. ADAMS? PROPRIETOR EDGEFIELD, S. C., WEDNES ; RY '?8, 1895. VOL LIX. NO. 52:
APTER THIETY YE ABS. !
THE BUCKEYE STATE CONTRIBUTES
TUE STORY OF A VETERAN'S
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How Fred Taylor, a Member of tho Gol*
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Found Whi?.t Ile Has Sought /
Slnco tho War Closed.
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