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WOODSTOCK, VA., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST, 11, 1878.
tl PUBLISHED WEEKLY BT
SHENANDOAH HERALD PUBLISHING CO
tW Sub?crii tu.ii, Two Dollars year per payable
iff advance. If not pai.l in advance, Two DollarB
and Fifty Ceuta will be charged.
AH cimmuuicaii.usof a private nat iro will be
Charged for as a advertisiug.
All kinds of Job Work done at short notice, and
at the most reasonable rates.
\ <?. WYNKtKH'.
.1 '/* r 0 I! .V E V AT I. A II'.
Office on Main Street Opposite the Court House.
Will practice in thoooorla of Bhoaandoah and
IV sjpeolal attention given to the eoUaetion ot
.-l?iiu? aud all legal business entrusted to his care.
Will ut in Mi. Jackson on Thurslay. Friday
iud Saturday, before the .'ml Tuesday of each
mouth, at I?r. L. II. Jordan's I?ru? BtOTO.
- Wutos. M. L. Walton
WALTON & WALT, iX.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
IVatOSatS WALTON" ?Is., ?raetiies in the Couu
"i.-? ot Page, Warreu anil ltockinghaix.
Baetng qualified m the Diatrict aud Circuit
"ourt? >t the 1'iiited States, in Virginia. II. is
,.i-.-pared to proooent? C orto.?
living epecial attention to caaaaln Bankruptcy.
ALLEN \ MAflRUDER,
A'lTOKM.VS AT LAW.
8HENAND0AH COUNTY, VA.
IAS. II. "WII 1.IAMS. ,:. , MAMS,
W'M. T. WILLIAMS
?riLLIAMs .v. BKOTHKB,
ATTi ) Kx i: y s Tvr l a w
l-ractl?e;iu -th 0 Utl
iiaui, Tage, Frederick ?ud arreu Conntii
n the Courts m Appeals ol Virginia and m the
iriet C -irt.
.'. att-.-utluu given to the eolleetoo 1
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
:*v~W"ill practice m ail the c
Jauuarv. 1876? |
ILLlVMs a QRABIiaL,
FIRE I Nil"UANri". AGENTS
>v e are prepare 1 to Imare ; r ?;?? rtj Is I
gln.'a Fire and atarln? Inaaranos Company, and
tn? LyiietiL.ur,: llankiug lavs' . tnpany.
Both ?r? first class coaspaule? ind Insure at the
?J BORGER. OALVERT,
ATTORN Y AT LAW,
Naw Ma??ki;t, Va
i,l praeti.e in the Ctrcoit Court i I Phenatutoah
Jounty, and iu all the Court
.ag? 0? . ?
1 have made an arrangement with Messrs. Walton
."; alt ' . it-law, bj which idj
wl 1 recoiTo atteutiou
I have made the same arrangement with nroui
? . mi.?.
ratoo Sortdoor t? lle??k?J t
.1 7* '/' o R ?V /; )? .i T L A W,
?Till practlee In the c ? irts of Fraderli k. shc-uan
ioah and Bock ngham. Will regularly attend the
?ourt. and occasional]; tho
Circuit Court and the 1
ind UarriS'.inl.iir.r, but anybualueas correspotv
?ill receive prompt attention at any tune.
His mail will be aent to him when bola not at
- no having claii will do well t..
give bins, aca.lL espacial fondai
that branch of 1
enea in the eSVient ? ... ol ic
.-onnts, Ac, without process ol law.
Fersous residing in the northern, eastern and
sjnd? ah County, may
find it - in b:M at bis homo,
near Tom's Broek ami Mt. Olive.
RtMpectfully inform? the public that
h?- h i? ?i'-utneil tbe practice <?i bis pro
?n onit-r- left at the store ol.P. J.
travel, in Woodstock, will receive pro
Jim. 13th t?.
Mis ella veo w ('aids.
(^^ KEEN'S MANS1
VI ALLWNM.IA. VA
l.n ::- :y reapoot. Tbe eiti
??us of the valley, he : Alexandria or
igtou, endtras ?forth orSoutu,
?"ill Und this an agreeable resting plac?
route, as it de,,:* not reunir? tbe early start by
?everal hours as from waal ngtoaanr Baltimore.
Cars and steamtKjats leave Alexanennal I
lagt a an.i retara ererj boni from I i
t\ M. Jan7-tf
CABINET MAKER AND
Keeps, constantly on !:ind and for - ? ?
? ITBMTCKE UF ETEB? Dtsi'K. I'?
ll- has on hand an assortmant of Lounges,
tob-- - Tables, Wrtl
.ud will ahn )
He mill be prompt to furnish eofSaaj at short notice
f?T~Ail work warranted fera rueoniMu time _n't
-"'-t?. Eilin burg, \tr
HAVE resumed my oil tied?, and ol'ir
snj - me ?Id friends
NEW GUN8 ALWAYS ON HAND
Repairing neatly and expediently done
Ail ktna? o? material fun.i-h.-.l. s-j.-h ?a Bar
el- Moma tinga, L---':s. Triggon, <kc.
ay^'asli and Produce tor work.
tnar. 31, IST?). ? 1,.
BkdarffU and (JrtaUy improved
Iuerea<)cdDein;?.u(l?t or Public
TVi? hotel hAS hein recently improved liv
tl?-erectioa of a brick ad li'i.i'u to'thi- nnu'ii
ful ling which will giv? c'i-.,?,!lr?;idy more
room, and afford ample accommodation fot
the traveling public.
THE TABLE vil] be well supplied at all
times with the boot the market affords, and
no pains shall be spared to mUoty the ora?la
MflsaVtS in this department.
THE BAR will bestockeJ wuh the b**
laiquors. A lull supply of Wilson'.? pure
Rye whisky, (the only bome-made whiak?
* Id in the county,) can hi found bv
wishing a pure article for uedtcl |lrrmi.
Jurors attending curt wil] ? ?
f?.r thejr fees perdiera, and tho.r certificate!
t?k?n in payment if desired.
Charges IfcliaM?. a call rcKiiectftillv
Mar 1 M
A promut ind poaitlve remedy In all chronic
?isaaaas ot the Womb Bladder and Kidney.
Dec. 2C?CtVio. s,le Agi.
i ol M'Y JUDOS,?
i., i:, i'.ih.rt, - - - Haw Marbel
COimOHWE ILTH's 1TT0HHKY?
II. H. P.i.ltlle!..-rger, .... Wood, tock
CLERK OP THE COURTS.
W Mili'.v, -
Wm. 11. Rico, ... - N-w Market
Stickley, ... - Kra?burg.
i, .. W.Win !,---- Edtnbarg.
K. w. Windl.? ,
i. .1. Barke,.New Market.
.Mm K. Rice,. " .,,
ll:l\ -I REU?
.V. Koontx, ..-- W.
HMIS8IONEK8 Cl IM'.VI.NI !..
.-.lliiinii.-in, ... V
Oraud.Uff, ..-- 1..
.-.. Mill.r. .... M!. '
William Tisinger, - - Mt.
SUPERINTENDENT "I POOR.
1, B. 8he0er, ... - Maurertown.
. . . - HaumsvlUe,
enfluck, - - - - '
R. m Unta,. rditiiiurg.
LeviRlnker,. Mt, Js
B. C. Bowman,. New Market.
Dr. R. Gravea, - - Maurertowu.
Edward Zea, - . - - Btri
s. v. l:. ci ".ver, - - - Woodstock
Nimrod Bowman, - - - Seven Fountain?.
s. m. i.imiz, - - - Unta Milla.
Irael AUea, - - Hawklaatown.
C.B.Rice, - - Hew Market.
D.S. Henkel, - - - Hew S
i>. r. Eagey, ? ?
i -.1'. Kronk, - - - Tom's Brook
.; .. A Hupp, - - - Strasburg
P. W. Magruder .... Wi
?, i. ->1. Uorum - - -
Jaa. B. Sibert, - - - Mt. olive.
Henry .1, m.m.;-, ?
-Jos. K, Miiey, ...-??
JUSTICES m THE PEACE.
Dana Dm.?Dr. O. A. Brown, Obed Funk and
Jn .. II. :
Stonewall.?J. H. cirabill,.i:ii Coffelt, Bi
Johnston.?J H. i: deffer, Martin !?':?
I.? vi II. fuller?.
?il AMBOK.?Samuel C Campbell Jai
Coffmau. Samuel Rink? r,
A?i!nv ??.m.;. Qami
!,?>?.?M. Whii. Williameen D. P. Zirkle.John M.
i ONJTABI 1 ? -
Isaac Painter, - - Sir?
?. 11. lio-lHiioiir.
P. H. arandataff, - - Edil
i.. i. -i. Barke. - - Hew Market .
Hiram Banaerman, - - ? Wood
si'1'l'.l.'IN'll.M'i M 01 ! I I100LS.
?I. II. Grabiu, - ? - W? o
SCHOOL TRUSTE! s.
Dana,?O. A. Brown, Harrison White,Jno. j;
Bi? NKWALL. D. I". .-T Iker,
JoHKaoK.?E. B. Shaver, Daniel I
Madison,?J? i. ? i nur. l : gamuel
A.-.H.?.- Jose] h Perry, A. J. My?
Lac. -O. ? imae. |
ns Hockman - - - Mt.?
Abraham ttoaa - - - - Edith
Band. r. sum. : er - c hunbia P
Isaac Bowman, - - li
811 EN \NI>,i\ll Cl l VI V l: \NK
M. B : um, - - - ?
1. w. M;. - Cashier.
HEW M M.i-:i 1 BANK,
. U ? ? in,.President.
COMMISSIONERS IN CHANCERY.
Cmr-UT OoTBT.?P. W. Magrnder, F.. E
ley, I. Hite Bu I, 1. D. >.. ? nun.
;?>? Coikt.?P. W. Magru?er E, E Ftlck
COMMISSIONER uv ACCOUNTS.
P. w. -,:.. ... \v.; t,,. k? \ ;,
Adtt i ti*emt uts.
j NKW MARKET, VA.
Urs. S. 1Ioi.i7.man. Proprietres.
Having fully refitted and repaired tk -
? la now opea for the reception .,
?ad boarder?. Mew Market is surrounded
by a number of eseeUenl rp-ings among wbleh
. halybeate, Fri ?
i tbe most beautiful
and plcluieaqne aoenry.?Poreone la the dl
siringa- .iintry air, with qaiet com?
fort, at reasonable ratea, ?ill be accommi
The table will bean especial can-; the l:ar snp
pHe i with choice llquora, and the Stable? provldi .1
with best <d provender.
old ?awe STORE,
? . l?Bhn ... .K, huiitt
B. SCHMITT. - - Proprietor.
Drugs, Medicines. Glass,
DYE STI IF.
PEREUMERY, SOAPS, BRVSIIES,
Stationery, etc., etc.
< \ ?1>Y, M'TS I'ltl IT.Vc.
tSr As cheap as the che apest. t? ?a
i'uiiti/ mil Reliability
of good? always Ktisrranteed. Prescription? caw
fairy Mapoaatdadal all hours.
AltliOR J. HAMILTON,
ana Avenue Washing!
We have connected with our tVhoieeale Grocery
and Uejaat Bsrstoaea
A COMMISSION DEPABTMENT
l NI.Ki; Till. MAHAOBMBHT 0?
A. E PHILLIPS,
ale of Flo-ir. (ir.iin, Hr,y, Lumber r.gii?.
Butter, :try, in fact, all kind?
." our t.st attention
. mad, ?cr tie ?ame.
Mr. R. F. HHOX, formerly of Alexandria, Va.,
Ill give bis i ition to the Virginis
and Maryland trade. Respectfully,
Apr ti-ijrr, B \RiiOl U at HAMILTON
ir WE MEW?
h w. -'ii he
Waiting for u devra lb? road,
If O'.ir Up? COUld tll-te II,e w nun
11 < <:; load,
Would we was!,- to-day In wi
fot a time tl.at ne'er ecu be '.'
w.o.M we wall m ?ui
If we knew Unit baby lii.-'- -,
Would be st.a ami eald to-m? rrow?
N. vet trouble u- ?
Would the i m darling
Catch the froarn ui
Would the print ol I
How they ?
T.. the bast)' wi rdi ?
strewn al?n? our backward
As in snowy grace they lie.
Hot t.. -.i.tie: lb. ri.-, bul
r? i prize the
Till i;.' hird i- flown :
Rttange that we should sli(btth< t
l i.l tbe lovely flowi
N, \. r?. era one ball ?" lair
\- when wint.i's ?aowy pinions
? int.- down in the all :
I.. .1 can roll away,
imed in mi. h :
nth to-daj ;
And ??reel words that freight our n
With their beautiful p. i fi
Come i . o- in -v.-e.i, -t accents,
I., t ..
Lying all about our i ath :
? tie wheat and :
Let us inri. ur sweetest comfoil
In the Mi-sine- oi '
With a patient has
All our griefs from i
A POSTAI. MI?.
?Good-morning, MUi Laura,' said
Mrs. Bender stopping at llic gale. 'Hi ??
! arc the folk? to?dnyr'
'All well, thank you. Mrs. Dei
?I didn't ?<.- any light in the best par?
lor last night, Miss Lama ; how'? that ':
'Xonc in the weather, su
'Ali ! I'm going down to the i ost
, office ; shall I look in your box i [ sup
you want your letter? early, and
! one like? to be ui
?Vis. thank you, Mr?. D? nder. I
to find a letter under my dinner plate,
and tin rc'U be no one lo go to ll
lice, ai Mh - l'. ?1 is i
basting. Ves. j win;: I o have
you look in not Ihat 1 ?
much of an*
?Anytbiij. ' !?' ?he ask? d,
In i own mail, 'A ? ostal card ! we II, I
neve r !'?
trudged homeward. ?? who's
writing t.. '. . on a postal card ? 1
wouldn't thank my folks to write in thai
?'ill lie way. Everybody reaela them, ol '
course ; just as common prope rty
poster : Ah m ! Ve u eau i ard?) help
run? may n
'Don't fail to : e at the Studi > Bui
by 11 A. M. on Wednesday. Mum't
' Who'a ?
I ?' mid like to know :- pretty -
Mi-- Laura, ;.r a deacon's dauj
Wliat next? An clopemeut maybe. -
And there'? p tor Dcvcna, too : i,
OUghl D, and
put on his guan?, [t'a a duty not to
the young man to remain in the
dark. I ?ha ! : ft) e lo mana
-Mrs. Beu tl card with
the si rvant at I. I ? ; >?
cccdcd homeward. Mr. Devcns, a*
fate had ortl I it ill) Mrs.
Bender, and had been making himsclt
too o o hi r young
wiii ti she ' for htm?
when 1er sit?
ting at home at the piano, in hi t
..ill!... k? i Block ?i_ -, waiting for
ihing to happi n. Mr?, B, ndi r
had 6 rate ol
s of a cirri ( r tin waving ofarib
bou, and she was determine
er eu; i sheuk] be Bpari d lo
favor her i.
'Have youscen anything of oui i
d Mr. D< v
?1 nie! Misa X- II Newcomb tbii morn?
ins and walked to the mad witli her,'
he answi r< d. i rasively.
'Oh. I mean those oi the other side
of the house. [Mi?? Nell .vas engaged,
and a man might sail i.v wal .
with her.] '.Miss Vaughn and yon don't
- . much of each "'.'?w as rou did,
'Oh, don't we? May I trou
the peppe r Miss Prui '?'
?Law, no trouble, Mr. Devena. l\'
you're going into the city to-morrow,
would you mind matching sonic fringe
'I wouldn't mind mat. hin,' anything
for you, Miss i'ni(. ; but I've no more
idea of going into the city to-morrow
than of going to the moon.'
.'Oh, I understood that Miss Laura
was going, and I supposed?1 didn't
?M m Vaughn hasn't mentioned the
excursion lo m . Aren't you ra
'Wi liki ly in mention it II
the were going to meet somebody in
particular?' put in Mrs, Bender.
'Law, ma, don't worry Mr, Deven?.'
?| only salt! 'supposing.' It is well to
be prepared for the worst, isn't it. Mr.
'1 am not in the least anxious, I ai
sure yon.' averred that gentleman; bul
?t struck bim a little oddly that hi
should have Ik ard nothing of the pro?
jected joHrrn \. ? in, i- a trip to Boston
.v.,- a holiday affair to Lama, which she
opt .i ? before and
after. To be mre, there had been a lit?
tle cooloeei between them, dating frone
hot) he bfooght her a leitet
'. the mail, directed in a Bos bjmsco
1'nic liaml, ami she bad refuted tOgl ili
l'y blS i Uriosi." ?bout it, lie had spent
the ne.xl eveiiiiii; playing euchi
', Miss King, and Laura had seen him g<
in for that purpose. One trifle after an>
other hatl help? ?1 to widen Ihe little
w'tliin tho lull. and he had not be
Hour ?Laura's door for three whole ?la:
Hadn't ho belter step over f!.i? ovenl
was enduring i( P
asked himself. And about this trip
; now could ihe leave her ?1
hool? It was only some nonsci
of Mrs. Bender's, no doubt. Bat, ?
laying in the hall on Wednesday eve
' rush lii? hat, he overheard M
Prut- saying to her mother; 'Ellen D<
taught school for Laura Vaughn to da
I wonder the committee don't comptai
It fa very odd about her going Dp
Boston. She asked Ellen Dow nol
mi ?iti..a It, too. And Ellen t<>??l i
nol to say a word about it. cithi r,
don'l you 1< t ?; out lo Sir. Dcvens, in
lease him. I wond? r i
Jack? Her father doesn't approve
him, und >.) ?he meets bin on the slj
pursued Prue, weaving her roman
from the m? agro material in band,
wish you would forbid somebody con
ing to sec mo and then -' Bet then M
D vi ns entered.
His Laura i
other man on the sly I It gave him
cold chill. lie had fondly believed lh
'-, waited his '?. ck and call ;
had n< v '. lo him at
I com oie h< rs? If with ai
other lover. And who was this Ja<
about whom Miss Prue discoursed ?
.? Should he go lo Laura and b?
for a reconciliation?he had fully ma?
up his mind I before cntcriti
_.'\i h? r a li -
'Did Miss Laura match your fruir,
to-day?' heasked, nonchalantly.
?I didu'l lik? -' said I'm.
y r ? kon ?he ha 1 other Gsh to fry.'
lady go? ? to the cil
Lome? 11 atteu
Bender, fac? liously.
?Did Miss Laura n sweet
d, with an
'.'.?tul. m. Mr. Dcv
m me? t a young man. ti o. i
'Laura'? t flirt,
the clcraynuin?in tact, it's her naluri
tO I-.' "11 w
?M: . U nd? r. Miss \
D? vens. repro>
while he lh? ught bitter tilings of l.i r
'And I'm sure Laura and I've always
got mi well I Bui :! ?tr::.
t!::it toi? rably familiar with
a young fellow when he signs h
'Jack' and . ?uldn't
. Mr. Dcvei uldu'l
.i such terms with any
I ut a d? cl.irod hiver myself.'
Iovc-1? : ?-.'?' caugli
der will out, . I believe my?
self that il is a ?!aiiLr- rous innovation t
rvunts r? oding and writing, a
, her airy i: - ini
pel. Laura had ;
. . -
it r turn tl
the i .... I
was Pine who drove with him II
where they wei
ling, and -
j her lip ; il v.-.i- I'm ? who played
.?ion with him in the lighted parlor
wtlh the ? urtain of the windof ?.
out upon tin- Vaughns' pn a
and tho interioi
Laura, in the ?ia: ' r owi
., who watched the prettv game
with a Ughtni -? at her heart a;,;1
in h< r ey? ?.
?\\ hat a blessing postal cards
be sure!' reflected Mrs. Bender, as ?h?
looked at the pair. 'Now, If Hot on?
hadn't been thrown in my tc? th, so t?
speak, he would have been sp?
over at tho Vaughns' Ibis very minute.1
Mr. Devens, blinded by b
failed : ? that the situation look?
i d ; culinr : bi ised what a
topic he afforded at the sewing
and tin: Bethel meetings, nor how much
occupation In- provided for the neigh?
bors' eyes and eors.He never once stay? ?
to question how his behavioi affected
any ?me but Laura. Prue was used to
flirting with Tom, Dick and Hair?/, nnd
id h. v? r n .i iv< d a w?
?It' .nial and handy, living
under lbs san Id old Mrs.
hue, looking over hi r sp? ?
ut tl. s'pose Prudence
and In r ma i.i bin within an inch ol
his lit*?'. The way to a man's In art ia
. ih hi- stomach ; yon must pamper
pp< lite or 11 ittOT his vanity, and the
. tal to the occasion, l
?Il'i propinquity,' remaiked
Blue, who read mental philosophy and
novels, and repri n nie?] feminine culture
in Chester. When Luna hit herschool
i and again t?> the lander ;
of Elit h l>"?v and r?-|>.-at? d be*
?ion t?> Bostoo, Mr. Devras tu v?-r failed
of being niade aware afila Ou the third
occasion, Indoed, he conderscendad to
- follow in the iraokin nading
It'that he really oagbt to bunt up
liege lIiuui. lie was reward' I bj
seeing Laura B<Bet ? handsome ytMBg
mau, who turned about nnd dttappeared
With her Inside the Stiidjo Building.
Mr. Deven? did not bunt up his cbun
il.ai day. Through Mrs, Bander's ap
plication lo her ni ight-or'i affaira i
came to his rats whenever Miss Latin
;. ! ouquet by expr?s?, and h?
red a bunch of violet
blooming in a wine-glass in her window
whifh he knew never bloomed In :
Our evening ho was congratulated 01
gagcment to Miss Bender.
?I am i ngagi d to do one.' be said
as if the ground shook under him.
'Nc',' Well, fidks ?lo say you ? ughte
iu ain't,' returned the disapp >inl
'Iudei ?! '. 'Folk?'bi ? m t" und? rslaui
my duly belter than their own.'
H.- walked homeward, half benumbed
revolving the subject drearily. Had hi
indeed gone beyond his depth una
wan-.- he asked himself. Wa? Mis
Prue mistaken, like thereat, with re
gnrd i" his feelings i Had he misled be
in liia blind selfishness? Ought he te
marry without love because 'folks' talk
ed - A- he drew near the Vaughns' it
the failing light he perceived two figure
faintly outlined: a woman had jut
: nate and s!(),>d with?
in ; a man departed, yet lingered wit!
the oth< r'd hand ,hut i,i hi- own ; tin
tall hedge bad hidden Mr. Bcvcns. h
a minute more he would he in light. Hi
wish? d neither to listen to nor i ;
ter his rival, nor to lurpnso them love
!!.? took a step backward
still iii-hiii,i the i.
'To-morrow, then,' said the ma i u
witli tender intonation, -i
shall be i!. . happiest?' 1? v
found himself actually bending a!
? the sentence es'
I bim, 'I should In' -lad t?> invite
a handful ol friend? lo witness my -;i ?
.' pursui d the same voll f. 'if you d<
said Laura's lilt er ti bl
??I, who i much
and can return so i
then?could Mr. I?' I
own earsi The : kanap - had
. . and she had not rebuked him ?
II?- turnt .1 hot and cold ail. rnatcly ;
d toward the gal
still leaned : he longed t" take hi t in
his anus and claim In r lot ?
he ri m m!" red Prue, and what
Had he not put his
own lia] h? In
.in_' Laura a lesson had he not
ni d more than he care d in know
- like a child crying for
the moon. Hi had belter go home and
marry Prue. Then he moved forward
pard ; had re ached tin
.ui! placed a? ompclling hand upon
Laura'.- 1 ? was aware i
it mau?who left you just now?
?.ho ?a he '.' V'-u
oing to marry him '.' h?
. to ticny it.
'And you arc going lo marry I'ru
11- oder,' rcturu? d Laura's
. 'Lei m?- wish you joy.' Tiic
haud that held hers dropped like had.
He hung his head like one convi
and walked away without a word.
Looking drearily otM ' win
wing morniug, on her
way to Boston, ? - fell upon
Mr. Dcvens making l.i? way toward the
i'. ir< >hmenl room, having just I< :?
ear?. Sho fancied thai there iras
itrani in . .... '?. :.
ild ia.- bave been \\ atel
lie had a hi i
and ?.ad not
tut himself to tin- hour.
ami he walked unsteadily. Presently
ly. Hi? foot may have been npon
Btep win 11 il purled mid rolled forward,
.un! broke up suddenly s lib a noise
the crack of doom. It seemed to Laura
liad rolled together as
roll at that Instant, she knew
what liad happened without hearing a
word ; sh? ug her
way out amidst the excited throng,
which to part Instinctively to
let her ? ass. Hi?- <ii?l not ku?iw that
I? d hi.? n.um- tenderly, wild?
ly, with the terrible solicilads in her
i only love lends, she knew
nolliin i him lying like
dcatb, broken, beside the track,
and speechless and mutilated. ?She
crouched besid bim there, whispering
tender words, as if he could understand,
as if they two win- alone, and not tbe
ii- i-l* a curious crowd.
?I rate, Laura, at i
you.' were bis tint fainl w? :
1 took something t?? drink?at
the inn?in Chester?just t? I
about it all. The flrst and lh.- last.'
There is to this ?lay an unfinished
portrait, turned face to Ihe wall, in the
. ol Mr. Raphael Smile) "The la?
dy never arrivsd lor her i.i
be explains, lier husband would have
purchased it. hut the artist deeined lo
sell an unfinished pain:
?1 n.i ant Ihe portrait tor a Chi
ii, dear, t<? yu ' said Mrs. I>, -, -
in-. "Thai was why 1 went to town
-.. ?, rivately for my sitting, why I made
Ml h . it.'
?And the wretch? ?I fellow prolonged
ttlngs m or-h i' lo make love to
'I r? member the very ?lay when I i. ?
] ii,,-1 ostal ? aid Irom i .?ii?i'.i Jack
?her n..m?' Is Jacqueline, you know,
hut ws ?all bei Jack for brevity?tell
ln| me what ?lav to go up lor my lirst
silting. Mrs. ?Sender brought it, ami 1
thought you would be in that ovsnmg,
I suppoi.il! you would drop ?n at any
moiniiit and make up ; anil then -af?
terward? I luul .ii? portrait,
and what excuse could I ?give f"r with
drawing?and Jack at all the bother i
lecnriog Mr. Btnith's services f
? Ami presently it grew Lnterestinj
with a Raphael at your feet. 1 wi
?Wear that I heard him kiss you at t!
gate, and VOW he shou'd be the hapn
'X?i, sir; he only kissed my ham
I h ? should he the happiest a
list alive when the picture was Qniabe,
and begged permission to show it t
his friends and 'fellow-student-.' "
'Bui pardon. Mrs. Deveni ; what w;
it you owed Mr. Smith for which yo
could return so little?'
'Why, I thought yon knew. 1 owe
him a heart, but found myself insolvent
Somebody had stolen all I had.'
'Indeed,' -aid Mr. Devens, taking u
his crutch. '1 wonder you pn
cripple ; but I'm glad you did.'
'Well, now. postal cards .'.'.' seei
to give much mformation, after all,
considered Mrs. Bender, when she bar
; pencil to learn the .solution ol
die. 'How was / to know that Jacl
was only a girl, and Laura, was jus
going to town to have her picture ta!,
en? it beats all how misleading the
are. All I've got to say is, they migh
i never have been invented.'
But it was owing to a postal ear.
that Mr. Devcna married a gray-bairei
ind tiiat Laura Vaughn weddci
i a cripple lover.
' A Miraculous (orner al the l'ail. K\hl
!n a corner of the immense Frencl
on, not far from the 'Gallery of La
.' is the group devoted to a brand
?.:' industry in which the French arc mas
. and which is constantly ol ?
by laughing crowds. It is the spot 0
; all others to which a dyspeptic visitor t?.
the Exhibition should first go. Then
' the ingenius Gaul baa Bhownwhathecau
accomplish in making toys for eh
Surely there never was so much la
ity expended before upon such little
In one room stand.; a little ti.
Stage of which au orchestra of mon
i, richly costumed, ja se?
. ce- , The? ? auto
malees are almost astonishing i ?
t.i make one belli v.- in the black art.
The leader gesticulates from
then nddrcssca himself v.it!, |
earnestness i" hi- violin, and bit musi?
cians play with feeling and taste which
might well make the Tziganes envious.
in a mmature pond near by a woman.
, dressed in a bande?me bathing costume,
rimming. Were it not for the Lili?
i propoortioni of this rival of
?ni and Webb, it would be almost
impossible t?> imagine that it ?s nota hu?
man being. Beneath a wide-spreading
are seated half a dozen pretty girls,
ted in the ravishing costume
isXIV'a tim.-'. Beside tic misa youns
cavali.r. who Dl civily, the
liauds them B im which tin
take th< proyi ?sary for a pi
nie- It II magic you are inclined
say: y< i it is n ally nothing but mecha
a little further ? a and j
fragnv. nl of ll Acclimalio
The animals are shown engaged in ea
-. . . . theiryoung,ln Bolici
ing 'i"'>d from visit ire; tho toy elephai
slowly ?moves his trunk through tl
kes a toy cake from a V
girl's band, eats it. flaps bis huge ears
a toKcn of satisfaction and p.is- - 01
nu trunk for 'more' The giraffe cram
his neck , out comically en yoi
rer could do no more. This nu
world i? as natural as tho rei
. :. . And lb loll hot? a ! And tl
storming fortifications and firing mini
is! Verrily, onejeanm.
calling the remark which the satiric Vo
taire put into the mouth of hit Prii
f Bal ii are the ehil
the ?-?? ?! I !od; 1 love to ri mal
and play with them.'
Points of Iiiiqvettb.?Don't Ik
get with the hands or feet. Let alon
tin. watch chain and neckt i
ease, without ttiffness, indical
Don't apeak of persons, with whoti
you are only slightly acquainted, h
their first no
H '.s unladylike lo stand with th
hands ou the hips or t!, ? arms folded
Irritability is a bi ach of good mera!
as well as good mannen. (.'. i
tcsy we owe to all.
Bo punctual. It is ai ways annoyloi
to be kept waiting and often a leriOQ
detriment to one's butincM.
Answer a ci>il question pleasant)*
and kindly, even if yon arc in a hurry
Jokes are dangerous things, to be
. like gunpowder, with extrem
A witty young lady wa?
lkman friend of her acquaintance
that,'He thought be must have bees
born with a lllve r ipOOU In his uiouth.'
She looked at blm carefully, and upon
, ? bit moutbt replied :
?| don't doubt it ; bul it mot
B ?OUp ladle.'
A; l?e insurance agent at Cincinnati
exhausted his eloquence upon a victim
who Anally threatened to kick him down
I, Tin agent promptly replied that
If the victim really muant to attempt
that soil of thing there was another rea?
son why he should get his life Instated,
but the victim didn't take a policy,
Ai conlin.' to '.he 'News L?:lt? r." there
it a girl in Bute Barbara with such a
mouth that the other day, WI
?l at i fellow on Ike street, a kind
hearted little boj ? xclaimed with great
earn k ont, miss, your nd'.s
I coming off t' ?
A man N never so emphatically em?
braced by the spirit of economy as when
?the church eoutribiition-box atar?-* him
iu the face.
A Strange Slor).
i ni: BPIB1T 01 a mai? MAM aim
TO His ruiKM? TUB STOBT ? OB
'Did you ever see SgluMtf' said a
man t?i ?un- ol tin- reporters of the
'No,'was the answer, 'I am sorry lo
say I never have.'
'Did you ever sec any one who had
seen a ghost.'
'I can't ?ay thai I ever ?lid.' ?aid tin
reporter; ?[ should like to though, very
Whereupon the g? ntl iman Informed
the reporter that in the person of one
of the ollic i? of the city g??v. ruinent
could he m ? o oui- who ha?! otiee bad a,
veritable interview with a spirit from
tin-other world. A? in-was personally
acquainted with the city officer, ihe re?
porter determined to call upon him and
learn what there was in the story, it
was too hite to fin?l him at the City Hall,
?o a visit was paid to him at his resi?
dence on North (harks street. The
!, and after
ition, ho consented to
to tell the story.
?Yi . .;d ;-? th - t-i porter; 'it
?have an interview with a spirit. At
h a?t. 1 think i did. I may have been
drenn ' know. But, anyhow,
it was a m. - remarkable, a moelincx
am?what you might cull a
t rophettc dr< om, that was fulfilled iti cv
i ;?> detail ii. i most extraordinary man
ii,?;-. And I don't exactly think it was
'It was during the war. 1 was on the
Conl d ira ? u. i soldier
In tho First Maryland rivalry. Iu the
same company with me waa a gentle?
man lrom California, whom y#u may
call Copleston. I'd rather you wouldn't
publish li -s r< a! u.i-n .-. OS the- l'amiiy ii a
prominent ? md in Richmond,
and ii mighl pain the relatives now liv
story m pi ?ut. IL; was
a splendid fellow, and before long we
. ae very intimate and gradually
?grew to be devoted fiieuds. He was
n, but at the same
time unusually warm hearted and ,
lionatc, and our affection for each other
tnething unusual among men,
?( lue day we were togeth? r in a pretty
?hi near Greenland Gap, Hardy
county, Va., during Gen. Jones' raid,
and. as we bad no artillery with US, our
mounted and detailed
rm a church in which a body of the
enemy bad entrenched themselves. It
v.a- a dirty ' ? *>? and the pros*
. if getting back ulive.
As we went at it C'uplcstou turne.i to
pud said, 'Look here, old fellow, let's
. 1 bye.
.' 1 under
promised. u .? got ol
much damage, bul ?t wa
iftcr this w<
ted. He wai Ith a detail fo
' I - ?
i. h I wa? capture
rill at Moorefiel I. ? liambers
burg raid. T
. ind hero
laid for a long time,with s ime fifteen te
twenty thousand otl i ta, hear?
ing little or nothing ot our men ? m tin
other side of the Potomac and then on
ly from the new prisoners when the1
were brought into camp. Of C'oplestor
we heard nothing at all.
?In Camp Chase we live-din big bar
race's, about three hundred mcu In i
barrack. In the one in which I wai
most of the men were Marylanders o
nur old command. We slept in bis
bunks around the room, and the roou:
Wat lieated by three big ttove -. On
night I was Kitting by the stove Bastes!
the ?loor, thinking. In WM late, and
all the others were in their bunks asleep,
I sat tin re aloue for some time, look?
ing at the lire and lost ?n thought. Sud
detily I felt impelled lo look up, ami
there, just in front of me. on the othei
if the stoyc and between it and the
'Were you alarmed at all?' asked the
'No,' was the answer. T was not
alarmed, only greatly surprised. There
was nothing to alarm me. It was ouly
Copleatoo, drenad in the same gray
suit and black felt hat. I thought, ot
-?, at the instant, that somehow he
\ had been raptured and brought a prison?
er to camp, and had only just learned
?where l wai. I exclaimed, 'Why,'
Copleston, when were you n at in!"and
tried to rite up and shake hands with
him, 1 cauidnot move, somehow.
?( ..[i'i.-t'iii tanked at ne sadly fora
moment and then said. 'No, I was not
; brought lure; d'.u't yoa remember est
?Great beaveetl.'! exclaimed, ?Tere
'Yea,'he tatd,'! was lulled to-?lay.'
lie then went on and. told me all about
it. One day ho ami another one of our
men were surrounded in a house near
Lnray, in Page* county, Va., by a tqsatd
lerals, and alV-r a little light, in
which Copleston was wounded in tue
; leg, the two '.v. re captured and taken
into the enemy's camp. They were
held lor a few elays, and were then -,n
W nod to be shot as an act of retaliation
for some .sins laid at Mosby's door. A
sergeant's guard took them into the
woods, and with some touch of pity olT
ind to let (lu in run lite gauntlet, Indian
?il. The other man accepted bis
?light chance to escape, but was shot a?
heran. Copleston refused iomovc,and
was killed where he sat on the ground.
'All this, sir, I assure you, was told
me by this strange visitor.* As he I'm
i: ?Should there ever be any other
occasion for me to see you, I will come.
ami then disappeared, not going out by
Ad rej-tiHlug UaUMi
Adv.rtu^msiju ?ut b, )uiertod ,t on. DlU4f
I er aaaam .,f toa lineo, or lea?, fur ta? Ont toior
tion, ?nd M eeuts for eacb wl^stvjuent IniorHoa.
L'uleas Un number of Insertions b? mark?*! upoa
tbe minuserim, it will be published unlU forbid
ind cliarge.1 aoeordlngly.
N tiee? in tuo local c-iliimn irlU be Inserted a
'""""?"l.SI, eael, tn??rtton.
Ail-., rtlsements for three montos or Ion fer will
?' it'-ii at Inraraalaa
the ?loor, but simply lading away. I
WfJS, ol courue, strongly moved, but
! shortly after that retired to my bunk,
! The next moruingl told the men in the
m? M ?if the circumstances, and was ot
course, lai?ghed at.
'Three weeks afterwarda fresh prison?
oner? were Ivou^ht in from the Army
<>[' Virginia, who, with other news, told
ot t'oplestoii'8 death, just as I had al
ready heard of it from himself. The men
of the me?? no longer laughed at my
'I do not pretend to explain this at
all, I don't think it can be explained.
I am not supetsUious, I thiuk, and, as
1 sah) before, may have dreamed it, but
even then it would be i very strange
Nor doe? the report?t pretend to ex?
plain this story. In justice, though to
liiniaell and to the readers of the Amer?
ican, he would say it is corroborated by
the geutleman of the mess referred to,
one ot* whom is State's attorney lor one
of our counties, aud the other a promi?
nent, cottou merchant of Baltimore.
.V Bear Uunt in a City,
The people of Chicago had anewsen
latlon the other day in the shape of a
bear hunt. The particulars of it are
. rites a correspondent :
(JOsOQ l'ai'k. on the ?real side, in Chi
cago, has had three lar.'e bears, which
have been the principal objects of inter?
est there tor several years. Recently,
it was decided to remove ihe animals to
?South I'atk. which was just then begin?
ning to lit up it?, menagerie. The bears
were sent, each leparais pens, on wag
mis to their destination. On reachiug
Forty-fourth street and the Grand Boul?
evard, one of ihe largi ?t of the animals
broke lus pen, made of small one-inch
lioerds, i.ii'.ni loosely pot together,with
one blow of his ma-sive paw, sprang
to tbe ground.
The crowd thai bad been following
I the wagons scattered at once, and the
park police and the bear's keepers im?
mediately Hied to capture him. In this
they were to drive the animal into tbe
barn ot the >t. Julian House, which
?.va? near at hand. In this too, they
(?lied. For two hours.cyery effect was
made to capture bruin, and night corn
in : on. he was still at large, and a rain
storm reudered more ttl'urts to capture
him not only fruitless but dangerous.
So lbs ? hase was given up till moming.
Kai'y in the morning, titty men and
boys surrounded the bear, who was in
a little patch of wood near the Boule?
vard, and alter another hour had been
spent in fruitless efforts to seize him, it
wa?. decided to kill him. aud all persons
whu had lire-arm? were told to Arc ou
bim. Une of the lii'st shots, sent from
i Toil's revolver In the hands of Alfred
Steven?, a lixtecn year-old youth wae
lived near, pierced the creature's fron
paw. This angered the bear, aud he
rusbedat the crowd, wheat once fled
The animal then eulercda small swamp.
?topped ande metneaeed toUckhis paw.
lu an instant, he was the target for re?
volvers and shot-guns, but without any
fatal reaolt. Finally, a large Winches?
ter rule, in the hand? of a good marks?
man, brought bruin to the ground.
This and That.
It It not mcessary to plough and -u-T
fooli?they grow of themselves.
If you haven't sot much money, and
want to go somewhere, go to work.
II ,, a want enemies, excel others ; if
you want friends, let others excel you.
Watch for opportunities of usefulness.
Every ?lav brings them, aud once gone
they are gone forever.
live American Indians, in tull war
paint and feathers, arc astonishing vis?
iten s at Paris.
A wag says there is something inex?
pressibly s.ul about the music of the
church organ when a collction Is being
Summer is Lwo*thLrda over. And
everybody, except the ice dealers and
proprietors ot watering-places, is at
least two-thirds happy.
A VOung lady of Middle-town, Ky.,
placed some nearly hatched duck's eggs
in her bosom and thus helped a brootl of
young ducks into the world.
The Little Rock Cauttt call? on the
colored men of Arkansas 'to breakdown
and wipe out the color line.' Why ?ot
ask as much of the white meu ?
Little bov at the opening of a propos?
ed spelling match?'Let'? start fair,
grand mother. You take Nebuchadnez?
tar and I'll take eat."
the Washington Post.- ? 'This i?
; louutry. When a ship is launch?
ed Congress adjourn?, and when a man
takes a little ?lrink in Virginia they
ring a beta.1
The editor of -i religious paper which
ha?! urn: mouth's precarious existence
iu Chi. mat it is a good city
fu a religious papar, provided Satan
has three pages and the other page i?
The London- Teleyrapk, describing
the experiments with the microphone,
in which the tramp of a fly w?as heard,
mentions that the insect at one time
raised its proboscis and gave forth a
11 mu pe ting sound, which might be lik?
ened to the roar of an elephant.
Did the prophe t Isaiah ever eat at a
railroad station? It certainly looks so,
for how could he have described it so
literally if he had not? 'And he shall
suatch on the right hand and be hun?
gry ; and he ?hall cat on the left hand,
aud they ?hail not be satisfied.'
MacMahon is ?aid not to be over fe?
licitous in his remark?. Passing through
a hospital m Paris he was told that a
patient had meningitis, 'a very bad
disease,' said MacMahon ; 'It cither
kills you or leaves you demeuted. I
have?, had it myself.'