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THE TIMES, WASHINGTON', BUI DAY, OCTOBER 31, 18i7.
THE LASSlNTHE KIRK YARD.
I hart been well-nigh a year about tlie
reat house of Girtlion as family chaplain
to tue laird, wlieti tliere came a call to
accept die ministry of the gospel among
tbe jhujiIc of Balmaghie. It was a parish
grooily to raj rulud. Itlles.asallknow.iu
Ue heart ot Galloway, between the slow,
placid etftee sof tlie Ken and the rapid,
turbulent, iudl-race of the Black Water of
Whew I arrivedat the Kirk of Balmaghie.
having cc.nie nil the long journey from
Glrthon ?a foot and fat-ting, I Kit me
down on a flat rtrfine In the kirk yard,
near by where tlie martyrs lie at the gable
So exhausted was I that I know not what
IHoald have done but for a young lass.
corncily and well put on, who gave me the
farle of oatcake she had brought with her
for her "morning."
"You art the young minister who is to
preach tout, this day?" she said, going over 1
to lbs edge or t he little wood, which at that
time Itotuided the kirk yard.
lausweredber that I was.audthat I had
"walked all I he way from the great house of
Girtlion that nwrning whereat she held up
Jher hand iu astonishment.
"Itis just not possible!" she cried.
And after pitying me a long time with
her eyes, and urging me to eat her "'piece"
up quieklv.she leatly stooped down to the
water and washed her Xeet and ankles, be
fore drawing upon them a pair of white
1hh, tairnd thin, and fastenlng'ier shoes
wiU the buckles of bdver which were, just
It tve yet a full bour-and-a-hal before
tie begiimiHg of the morning- diet ot wor
ship, for I had risen betimes and traveled
teadily. Now tlie Kirk of Bahnaghie
ttSMtds la a lonely place, and even the
Utttc riaetetn ot folk averts itself some
distance from it
feen. being hungry, I sat and munched
Jtcxlte lass' pieee till, with thinking on my
senium d looking at her by tbe water
t4tft-, I had well-nigh eaten it every
swu-.. So, when 1 awoke from my
rowwrfe, as f tun a deep sleep, I at with
tAte Utile bitf bread the size of my thumb
iH uy UHnG, staring at it as if I had seen
a fulrtle (marvel).
Ad what was worse, the lass seeing mc
lluta 4MH-cMefis and with my jaws yet f
worWitg ca the onist, went off into pea!
&r peal of laughter.
Wiiit for do ye look at me like that,
$Qtmg iad?" sbe said, wheu she had suffi
dwtST OMtMaanded hers?lt.
I I Isave eaten all your midday piece
tvHos 1 was thinking upon my sermon,"
"More lutitJng is it that you should
vtinuk upon your sermon thnn of tilings
Jlightw and low worthy," said she, with
oHt looking up at me. I was pleased with
,lw sWd answer, and felt abashed.
"Ilet ywn will go wanting " I began
8Jns gartered one shapely stocking or
fc -ere toe answered me, holding the
rfhtiacd that was to cincture the other
iu her mouth as appears to be the eu
ros. f.i.i.-m of woiren.
"Wlwt matter?" she said presently, as
itSlte ttrokeii itown her kirtle modestly with
an air ttmt took uie luightily-It was so
full of distance and respect. "I come not
far, but only from tlie farm-town of Drum
gtetfe. down tliere on tlie meadow's edge.
Te are welmme to the bit piece I an as
glad to see ye eat it as of a sunny morn
in hay-tttt-e. You have come far, and a
brave day's work we are expecting from
jwa tlite S-Ubatfi day."
TheB, as was my duty, I rebuked :er
ier looking u man for that which could
jrtone come from tbe Master and leaker of
She listened very demurely, with her
eyes upon the isllvor buckles of lier nhomi,
"WiWdi sShe bad admiringly placed side by
.4dc oh tfe iirast, when she set herself
down on Lbe low boundary wall of the kirk
1 ken 1 am too young and light and
XooMtfi to be fit company for a laiiiis
iier," she fcaid; and there was a blush
upwi lier ta.t-ek which vexed me, though
ft was iMMiny enough to look upon. -
Nay," answered 1, quickly, "there
3u iniutakc mc. I meant no such thing,
txmnie laEie Y-Te are all both fond and
iouUsti, Mdnlstcr and maid." Well migbt I
srj it, for-God, forgiveme! at that very
jHOiueut my aiinilraniuore oalmw thelass
looked, sod on the way slie had of tapping
the grass with her foot, than on the solemn
"MBork of the day.
-.No, n," she irtemiptcd, hastily. 'I
aire "out a rilly lass, poor and ignorant,
and you do well to fault me."
Now, this put me in a painful predlca
4uent. Tor I Mill held in my Jiaud the
wHUiry crHiIet left of the young lasts'
piece," and I must needs like a dull,
H'taiettc fool, go fretting her for a. harm
Slie wirned away her head a little'
tnevorUiolPKN I was not so ill-learned in
alie ways ot maids but that I could sec she
"What is your name, sweet maid?" I
-Mskw'- for ai heart was wae that I hod
Sl did not answer me till she had a
ilitU-; recovered herseir.
"Joan Gcmniell," she seid at last, "and
my father i the tenautof JJurmglas, up
'by there. He is nn elder, and will be
erc by kirk-time. The set-Mon 1$ holding
a meeting at the Manse."
1 had pHll"d a Bible from my pocket, and
was thinking or my iermon by tpis time.
Jean Gwtnnell roe and stood &. moment
picking at a flower by the wall.
"My fatler will be on your side," she
"But," cried I Jn some astonishment,
"your faUerhax not yet heard me preach."
"No more have I,"" she male answer,
smiling oa e wilii her eyes, "but, never
tholes. my father will be on your side."
Ann she sjoved away, looking still wry
kindly upon me
I canuot tell whether or no I was helped
by this rencounter in my conduct ot the
worship that -lay in the parish Kirk of Bal
magiiie. At -any rate, I went down and
walked in tlie meadows by tlie side of Dee
Water till the iolk gathered and the .little
cracked IhsII hep-an to clank and Jow from
th Kirk oa the 1I1U.
Ml' LAD OF PRIDE.
Within the Kirk of Balmaghie spread
ron. gable to gable a dim sea of faces, men
standing in corners, men holding by win-
dowa. men peering in at the low doorway,
white the women cowered upon folded
plaids or Rat closely wedged together upon
little creepJe stools. o great a- multitude
had assembled that day that the bairns,
"Who had no voice la, thecal!, were in danger
oi being put without to run wild among tbe
gravestones. But this I forbade, though I
doubt not many of tlie youthful vagabond
age would have prelerred sueli an exodus
to the hot and wow ded kirk that day of
I was well through my discourse, and en
tering upon my last "head," when I heard
a stir at tlie door. I paused somewhat
markedly, lest there should be some un
seemly disturbance. But I saw only a
grat. burly, red bearded gentleman with
his hasr n little touched with gray. The
men abuut the porch made room fur him
with uijglity deference.
Clinging to his arm was a young girl with
a face liiy-pale. dark eyes and a Wc.ilth of
hair. And instead of the bare head and
modest snood or the country maid, or the
mutch ot the douce matron, there was
upon tlulady'shead a brave, iiew-fashioueil
hat, with j; white feather.
Ikuew ttitin in a moment Alexander Gor
don of liarlstouu, and his daughter Mary.
1 cannot tell If my voice trembled, or
whether I showed auy sigiib of the abound
ing agitatioi.. of mj' spirit. But certain it
IsthitCura spuce, which tomeseetwdages,
the ctiurst or my thought went from me. I
spoke wordsidle and empty, and itwas only
by the stronccst effort of wJll that I re
called myself to the solemn matters in
tand. That this should have happened In
ray trial sermon vexed me sore, for at that
time I knew in,t thut these disturbances, so
great seeisdng to the speaker, are little if
at all, observed by his hearers, whoare ever
willing to lay the blame upon their own
lack of comprehension t rather than upon
thir instructors want of clearness.
But the monieiit after, with a strong up
rising of my spirit, I won above tbe tur
moil ol my intellects, and ended with an
out-goliig of my heart, chaiging those be
fore ine to lay aside the evils of their life
and enter upon the better way with zeal
and assured confidence.
And seeing that' the people were much
moved by my appeal, I judged wise to let
them go with what fire ot God they had
gotten yet burning In their hearts. I c'osed
quiokly and so dismissed the congregation.
Then, when I came down to go from
the kirk, the people weie already dis
persing. The great red-bearded man came
forward and puth'fe hand on ray shoulder
"Young sir," he saJd, "It is true that
yo liats left the Hill-folk, and with your
feet have wulked iu devious ways. Not-
J withstanding, if what we have heard to
da bt- your message, we shall yet have
you on your knees before the eldership of
the societies. For the heart of the man who
can thi beak is with us of the wilderness
and not among the flesh sxots of an Eras
At, which I shook my head, not seeing
how true Ids words were to prove, nor yet
how soon the Kirk of Scotland wa to bow
the head, wbfcl. hitherto had only bent to
her beaveuly I-ord, to the scepter of
day aud the rule of a freckles?, earthly
BHt though I looked wistfully at Mary
Gordon, and would have gone forward to
help her upon her horse where it stood
tethered at the kirk-liggate, she passed
me by as though she had not seen m.
winch surely was not well done of her.
Kite beckoutd a young man from the crowd
in the kirk ynrj.who came forward with
his hat in his hand and convoyed her to
her horv with a privileged and courtlj
air Then tho three rode oft together.
Alexander Gordon turning about in his
saddl and crying back, in his loud, hearcy
manner, "naste ye, and come over to the
Eatistouu, and we will yet fhow vou the
wa across tlie Red Sea out ot the land
Aud I was left standing there, sadly
enough, yet for my lite I cannot tell why
I should have been sad. For the folk came
thronging about me, shaking me by the
laud and saying how that they had found
their minfter. and would choose me in
eplte of laird- oi prince oi presbytery. For
it seems that already tome of mv s-iyings
had given offense in high ouarters.
Yet it was as if I heard not these
good folk, for ( God forgive me!) even a t thit
solemn moment my thoughts were circling
about that proud young lass, who had not
deigned mc a look, even in the hour of
triumph, but liad ridden bo proudly away
with the iud who was doubtless her
Thus I suoda.whileduinblyatgaze. with
out finding a word to say to any. And the
folk, thinking that the spirit of the spoken
word was yet upon me, drew off a little.
Then there came a voice iu mine ear, low
and persuasive, that awoke me from my
'This is my father, who would bid ye
weleom" and that kindly to his house of
Itwas tne young lass who3e''p!eee" I had
eaten in the iHornlns.
The leeluigin my heart that I had been
shamed aud blighted by Mary Gordon made
Mistress Jean Gemmell's word sweet and
agreeable to me. I tyrned me aliout and
found my-elf clasping the hands or a rug
ged old man, with a broad and honest
face, whr. took snuff freely with one hand
while hi: shook mine with the other.
"I'm proud to see ye, young sir,'' he
said. "Prood to ce ye! My dochter
Jean here, a teat and lionny bit lass, has
telied me thut I am to gie ye my guid
word. And my guid word ye shall has
And niony o the elders and kirk-members
owes siller to Jiuld Urummie-aye, aye. and
they shnl. do as I t-uy, or I shall know the
"But, sir," I taid hastily, "I desire no
undue Influence to be used. Let my sum
mons, if it come, be the call of a peoplo
of one mind iicerning the fitting man to
liavetheoiersightof them hi the thingsof
"Of one mind!" exclaimed the old man,
taking snurf more freely than ever, "ye
arc dooMes u. maist learned and college
bred young lad, with rowth o learnia'
and Jashins o grace, but ye dinna ken
this parish o' Bahunghie if ye think that
je can eve- hae the folk o' wan mind
Laddie, the thing's no possible. Thpre's
as mauv minds jn Balmaghie as there's
'oik in it- And a mair unruly, camstecry
parish there's no between Kirkiuaiden and
the wild Uielauds border.
"Gin ye come araaqg us lad, I'll Iearu
ye a trick or twa aboot the folk o'
Balmaghie that ve will be the wiser o'
Mind I hae been her a' my lire, and an
elder o the kirk thirty yearf
"I am much indebted, sir, for your
; good Intention5:, but "
I "Nae buts." cried Auld Brummie, "I
hae my dochter Jean's word that ye are
j uraw cailan aud deserve the pairish; and
' Uio pairish yo shall hae.
I am much indebted to your daughter,"
, 1 made answer' "she succored me with
bread to at this' morning, wheu In Jhe
kirk'yard I was ready-to famfrwittrhunger.
Without her kindness I know not how I
would have come through the fatigues of
this day's exercises "
"Off aye." said the old man, "that's
just like my dochter Jean. Anil a douce
ceevil lasook she Is. "But ye shall bee my
Ither doihtor afore ye craAV sac croose
"You have another daughter?" I fraid,
Aye," he cried, with enthusiasm, "mar,
where hae ye corned frae, that ye haena
heard o' Alexander-Jonlta, the lass wha
can tamo a v lid stallion t hat horse dealers
wliiua tackle and ride it striae-leg like a
nan. There's no a lassie in a' ttie country
can baud a cundle to AleXMiider-.Ionita.the
doehtero'' Nathan Gemmr-UorDrumglass.iu
the parish o' Balmaghie."
So the service being ended for the day,
I walked quietlv over to DrumglabS with
Jean and her lather, where I found a house
well rurnMicd, with oxen and kine knee
deep in meadows, pastures, crofts of
oac. and bear in the hollows about tho
door, and over all Mich an air of bicn and
hospitable comiortthat the place beckoned'
me to abide there.
We nad gotten ulmost to the door of the
farm when we saw a horse and rider top
the heath-ry fell to tlie left, and sweep
down upon us at a tearing gallop.
"Alexaiuier-Jouitn!'v he exclaimed, shak
ing hi-, he.nl with fond blame toward tlie
daring rliVr, "that lassie will break neck
bone some o' time days! 'Aud that will be
With dark hair flying in the wind, eyes
gleaming like stars, short kirtle driven back
from her knees by the rush of the.horse'u
stride, came v girl Of eighteen. or twenty
on the back of a haltered but .surtdte-free
"Lassie," cried the elder, with a not in
tolerant reproof la h's tones, "where hae ye
been that tnu kirk and to service of God
saw ye not It'ib day?"
Tlie gill came fearfe.s'Sly forward, looking
me directly In the eyes. The reins were yet
in her hand-
Father,' she said, gently enough, bJt
without looking at him,"1! had the marches
to ride, the 'avat' sheep to turn, the bitten
nW"S to dreos with tar, the oxen to keep
in bounds, the horses to water. Besides
which, Jean wanted my stockings ahd
Sunday guir to be -braw the day at tbe
kirk. So 1 hh'l to bide at name-"
"Think shame o yoursel', Alexander
Jcnlta!" cried her father; "ye are your
mlther's dochter. Ye tak' not after the
douce ways o your father. Spite o a
-excuses yu should hae been at the kirk."
"is this the young minister lad?" said
A Iexrmder-Jonita. looking at mo nioie with
the assurred direct gazb ot a man than
with the customary baslif ulness of a maid.
Singularly fearless and forthlooklng Was
"Even so, said her father, "the lad has
spoken well thlb day!"
She Iwiked me through and through.
"I am no kirk-goer no,' she said, "nor
yet great Wite-lover. But I ken a man when
I 3ee him."
She held out her hand fiaukly, and.
curious! enough, I took it with an odd
sense ot gratitude and comradeship.
"The kirk," said I, "is not indeed all
that the-e might be, but kirk and con
venticle alike are tlie gathering place of
those that love the good way. We aie
not to rorsnke the assembling ot ourselves
"Even so, mister!" she said, with some
sudden gravity, "and this day I have been
pt caching the Gospel to the sheep and
the ow sen, the kye and the horse beasts
within the bounds of my parish, while ye
spake your good word to human creatures
that were maybe somewhat less grateful.'
"The folk to whom I spake have im
mortal souls'" said !, a little indignant
to be thus bearded by a I'assfe.
"And how," she retorted, turning on
me an quick as a fir-flash, "ken ye, that
ths beasts nave none, or that their spirit
goeth downward Into the earth? Have
they not l ouies aln and gratitude? There
whs a -ore distressed sheei-thls morning on
Tonicrrach. that looked at me with eyes
that spake a prayer. But after 1 had
cleansed and dret-sed the hurt it breathed
n benediction, sweet as any said in the
Kirk of .Balmaghie this day!"
"Nevertheless, it was for men and wom
en, perishing in sin, that Christ died!" 1
persisted, not willmg to he silenced
'How ken ye that?" she said: "did not
tiie same Lord make the sheep on ttie hills
aud the kye in the byres? Will He that
watches the sparrow fall think H wrong
to lift a sheep out of a pit on the Sabbath?
The Phnriwes are surely not all dead to
"E'en let her alane, ye will be as wise,"
said the father; "she hab three words to
every one that are given to men o' sense
But she is withal a good lass and true or
speech. Aleander-Jonita, stable the beat
aud tome btn to wait on the minister in
the ben room."
The girl moved away, leading her steed,
and we, went on, to the house of Drumglass.
When we entered the table was not yet
set, and there were no preparations for a
"Teau Jeaii Gemmell!" Nathan Gcm
mell cried, "come hither, lass!" He went
and knocked loudly at the chamber door,
which opened alone ide of the kitchen.
"Wherefore have yenotset tlie table for
tlie mea.' -jf meat'" he asked, frowning upon
tbe maiden, whom I had first seen. She
sUx-d with meek and smiling face, looking
atus frurr. theiintel. Her face was shining
andbpr hair very becomiuglyattired, though
(as I observed) in a different fashion from
whatlt had been in the morning by the kirk
gate, wbei sue gave me her "piece" to stay
"I have beou praying upon my knees for
a bles-iug upon the work ot this day in the
kirk," said Jean Gemmell, looking mod
estly down, "and I waited for Alexander
Jonlta to help me lay the table."
"Were ye not vainly adorning your frail
tabernacle? It seems more likely," said
her father, somewhat cruelly, as I thought.
Then she looked once across at me, and
her eyes filled with tears, so that I wab
vividly sorry fot the maid. But she turned
away from her father's reproof without a
"We can well afford to wait; there is
no haste." I said, to ease her hurt, if J
could. "Tins cood, kind maiden gave me
all she had tills morning in the kirk-yard,
or I knovr not how I should have aped at
the preaching work this day."
Jean Ger'irrell lifted her eyes to mine
with a look ot sweet and tender grati
tude and understanding, which more than
thanked me for the words I had said.
At that moment in came Alexander
Jouita, viith a free swing like some strip,
ling gallant of nigh degree. I own that I
liked to see her walk. She, at least, was
no proud dame like well, like one whose
eyes abode with me, and whose averted
gaze (Go-i pardon me) lay heavy ahout mi
heart when I ought to have been thinking
of other and higher things.
Alexander-Jonlta waited for no bid
ding, but after a glance which took in at
once the empty board and Jean's smooth
and well-ordered hah , she hastened to
spread n, white cloth on the table a cover
ture, bleached and flue as It had been for a
prince's repast. Then to cupboard and
aumrle alio went, bringing down and set
ting iu order oaten bread, scones of hon
est crlspuess, dried ham-of-mutton, which
she .sliced very tlun, before serving, the
rarest dainty yf Galloway, aud enough to
make a hungry man's mouth water only to
Then came In.Jau Gemmell, who made
shift to help as he found occasion. But.
listening over-Hosely to the converse of
I her father and myself, It chanced that she
let fall a platter which , breaking, set her
sister in a quick, high mood. So that she
ordered the lass to go and sit down while
folk with hands did the work.
Now this swuowhat vexed me, fori could
see by tie modest, covert way the girl
glanced at'me asshe set herself obediently
down In the low window seat that her
heart wab full to the ovetflow.
Also something In the wild girl's tone
nettled me .
So I said to Jean ''Be of good cheer,
maiden There Vas one at Bethany who
waited not. but yet chose the hetter part."
'Aye-" ctied Alexander-Jonlta, as she
turned from the cupteoar.l with a plate of
butter; ''say ye so? I ever kenned that you
young ministers thought excellent things
of yourselves, but I dreamed not that-ye
went as far a's that."
Whereat I Mushed hotly, to think that I
had unwittingly compared myself to oue
who sat Willi M'irtlmaitdMary inthe'house.
Aud I was dumb before the sharp-tongued
lass nil tha tljjiepf eating, hut under the
table J nan Gurpmqll mither hand i moment
on mine, fceeiug'me fallen silent and down
cast. .. ,7
THE QORBIES AT THEFEAiST.
Now wheiir after all, the call came to
tho parish ftudvl ;vas placed there with
the solemiis lajing on of hands of tlie
presbytery?'! Ihoiight that the strivings
of my liteiiaflme toan end. Whoicas
had I kuoTii"it they were but beglnniug.
For the toll vas' being fattened for the
trop of troubles;! was to harvest ere many
years-h-id come and gone.
Straight and orerous were the charges
the reverend brethren laid upon me- I had
been ot the lUU-fo'kin my youth -so I was
reminded. It migut be that I was not
yet purged of the evil taint. Earnestness
In laboi would uut avail alone. I must
keep me. in subjection to the powers thut
be. I must purge myself of partial counsel
and preach the gospel in moderation
with various other charges which I pa-'a
over ia silence.
Yet J iiad the conceit within me that I
knew better than these men could tell me,
what I had come to Balmaghie to perform.
I minded me eer day of the Beunau
top and of tne meu that had been atain ou
the l:ealncr -specially on the poor lad in the
brown coat- And 1 was noways inclined to
be over lenient with thosewho had v. fought
Uie damage, nor yet with those who had
stood by with their hands In their pockets
aud whistled while thedeed was belngdone-
AfLer the ordination as was tlie custom,
(here 'was a gredb dinner spread iu a long
tent, set uo by the krk clajcban.
Here the Presbytery, the elders, ar,d
Mich of tiit leading men of the parish
as were free of scandal -few enough there
were of these! were entertained at the
expense df the' session.
One there was among the brethren whu
hod watched me keenly all the day, Cam
eron, Tihillstflr"'of Kirkcudbright, an uuc
tuously smiling man, but with a side-long
and dubious eyo that could not meet yours,
llehadthercputeol great learning, and Wad
besides of highest consideration among the
members, because he was the bloodbrother
of the famous Richard Cameron, who died
at Ayrsmoss in tlie year of 1080
As for mc, I talked moHlyto a little,
wizpned. hump-shouldered man with u
nassoek of Black hair, which came over his
forehead, and great eyeb that looked out
on either side of a sharp nose. A peeping,
birdlike man, 1 found him to be, one Tel
fair of Rerrick, tho great authority in
the South count ryp n ghosts and all mani
festations ot the devil.
"Methiuks the spirit oi eil is once more
abroad," I heard Telfair say in a shrill
falsetto. "Iterrlcfc hath seen nothing like
itsincc the famous affair of tho Kingcraft
visitation, mi .fully recounted in my little
pamphlet which, as you are aware, has run
through sever'al e'dltiOm , not alone in Scot
land, but asoamoug tbe wise and learned
folk of Lyndon The jatelving even 'or
dered a copyjor himself ,. an d was pleas ed to
say tiiatlilBidi1ever-read anything like it
iu all his lifcnK-rJrej-nnd, by the grace of
God he never wuld again. Was n-r tuit
a compliment from so great a prince?"
"A aunpHtnen-t, indeed!" cried Cameron,
of Kirkcudbright, .nodding his head ironi
cally, butAwa telling me all the time as I
talked with Natltan Gemmell, of Drumglass;
"butwhatJs the new portent?"
" 'Tis but tneijiu'tter of a child near the
village of Qrraland, which, asall the world
knows.Is the heart of my parish A bairn,
theson of ver- respectable folk, looking out
upon the ipooh, had a vision of a man in red
apuat'-i cutting the moon Jn two with a
sword or f Jarfje. .. The child screamed and
ran Iir to Its mpther to tell the marvel.
And a$ oon as they came to me I said:
'There is that to be done today which shall
cut tne Kirl: of Gpd iu twam within the
bounds of thls'T'Tesbytery.' "
"Truly a marvelous child." ouid Cam
erou, again r.ojddlng, as he went a!out the
ordering of his, dji-n'-r and calling the wait
ing foik to be quick, and s--t clean platters
before the presbyters.
"Now," saltkTelfair, lo ng straight at
me, "thwv hath nothing r.uppeji'Hl this
week in the presbytery save the ordaining
of this young man. Think ye that through
him there will come this breaking asunder
ot the kirk?"
Cameron suited sardonically.
"How ran yo suppose it for a moment?
Mr. Mao Ciellan" is a youth of remarkable
promise aud rumor. We have, .indeed, yet
to learn whether there be aught behind
the sound and show of religion and respect
for the kirk."
All th'Stltne Drumglass was pouring fortn,
without -stint, his joy at my set'lement
"Be never feared for the face o' roan,
young sir," ho cried; "be bold to declare
what yo think and believe, and git ye ken
what ye want and earnestly pursue It,
ther$ are few things that ye will not at
tain m this world."
At long aud last the day came to an end.
The ministers of the presbytery, one by
one, took horse orfferry, and so departed.
I wonl with Nathan Gemmell over to the
house of Drunglajss; for I was deadly wea
ried, and the voice of Nathan uplifted to
tell of old things was like the pleasant lap
pefiiig of water on the sides of a boat in
which one rojks and dreams. Indeed, I
was scarce consoious of a word he said
till In tfce gloum of the trees and the
creamy evening light we met two lassies,
Jean and Alexander-Jonita-
As we came within the shadow they two
divided the one from the other, the wild
lass going to her father's Bide, Jean biug
left to come to mine.
"1 saw you not at the ordination, Alexander-Jonlta,"
said her father.
"No," she answered, sharply; "it was a
brave day for the nowt to stray, aud there
was never a mun, woman or bairn about
Gfillls and fever, or any
disease, of malarial origlu
is quickly and permanent
ly cureu ay
They rempve the cause ot
the malady b3' destroy
ing the germs of the dis
ease. '30 a box at "
lith nrirl F Sts.
the house. Well might! remain to keep the
evildoers from the doors."
I felt a soft hand touch mine, as It by
accident, and a low voico whispered closa
lo my ear.
"But 1 was there. I watched it all, and
when I saw you were kneeling before them
all with tf.e hands of the ministers upon
your heal I jjaO almost swooned away."
The soft hand was fully in mine now.
I was not conscious ot having taken it,
but, nevertheless, it Jay trembling a little
and nestling contentedly iu my palm. And
because I wab tired, and the day hud beeu
a labor and a burden to mc, I was com
forted that Jean's hand abode In mine
1 precscd it and said: "Little one, I
am glad you were there. But the work In
u greatonefor one so young and unworthy
s I. It presses upon me'' '
"But you have good friends," said Jean;
"friends that that think of you always
and wish you well."
Wo had fallen a HtUe behind, and I
ould hear Alexatider-Jonlta jn her high,
dear voice, telling her father how she had
iound a sick sheep on the Duchrae Oraigs,
and carried it all the way homo on her back.
"What!" cried her father; "over the
heather and the fell?"
"Aye." she answered, as if the thing
were nothing; "and what is more, the poor
beast la like to live and thrive "
So I was settlediu my parish, which wasa
goodone, at, times Went. Tlie vicarage wasa
pleasant stone house, which satin a bieJdy
hollov beneath the kirk hill of Balmaghie.
Snug and sheltered it Jay, an encampment
of great beeches sheltering it from the
the blasts, and the hills looking down on
it with u kindly tolerant silence.
My brother Hob abode with me in the
manse of Balmaghie to be my num. It
was great good fortune to thus keep him,
and iu the coming troublous days I ken
uo? what I should have done without his
good counsel and strongly willing right
hand. My father and mother came over
u the old pon v from Ardarroch. my mother
riding on a piUixii behind my father, and
both of them ready, ou the sign or the lease
brae, to get off and walk mont or the
wa., with the bridle over my father's arm,
while my mother discoursed of the terrible
thing jt was to have two of your sons so
far from home, strangers hi a strange land.
It had not seemed so terrible to her when
we went to Edluburg.
Bui this parish u Balmaghie! It was
a far cry anda coarse road, said myrnother,
and she was sure thut we both took our
lives ia our bauds each time that we went
aross Its uncanny pastures
Nevertheless, once there, she did halt nor
slacken till shs had taken in hand tlie furiii
turt ami pleiiisnm oi t:ie manse, ami
brought some kind of order oat of theplled
ni.d tortured confusion, which had been the
best thut. Hob and I could attalu.
"Keep us, luddies, she cried, after tiie
first hopeless look at our handiwork "1
canna th'nk on either o' ye takin' a wife.
Yet I'm feared that a wife ye maun get
atween ye. For I canna thole to let yo
gang ou this wild gate, vT your meal o'
meat ready, aud only gomeril Hob to do
"Then ye'll let Anna come to bide with
us for art-Iille, If ye are so vexed r0r us,"
I said to try her.
"Nay, Indeed, 1 canna do that. Anna ia
needed at hutw- v-re she Is. There' -your
fati.er, now -he's grown that bairnly he
t'tiiiks there can be nae guid grass in the
meadow that Anna's root treads not on.
The hens wouldna lay, the kye wouldna
let doon their milk withoot Anna. Ardar
roclt staus on the brauface because 'ti
anchored itoou wt Anna- Saw ye ever sich
a fyke aboot a lass?"
"Quiutm has!" said Hob, with intention,
Tor which 1 did not thank him.
"What!" cried my mother, Instantly tak
ing fire "hae some o' the impudeunqueans
o Balmaghie been fccttin their caps athim
"Theie ye are, mither," said Hob, "ya
peak bravely aboot Quintln gettin mar
ried, imS its soon as we speak aboot any
lassplarr ye trang up like a waft o tow
thrown in the fire."
"I wad like Jo see the besom that wad
makemp to my Quintin!" said myrnother.
her indignation beginning to simmer down.
"Then come over to the " he was be
- "Jlob," I said, sternly,- "that is
And when I spoke tofhim thus, Hob -was
'To be continued.)
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AiiMAJJO lu thy condign
MOTH I'm well clad as any
On tills clothing gaze. '
Tlie Six Little Tailors measure
And they gave me as much
As u unjy'u cost twice the price.
Master, prithee, aren't they
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closings is arranged on thepresuniptlon or
their uninterrupted overland transit. For
the week ending November 'i, tne last con
necting closes will be made at this office
MONDAY (b) At 7:20 p. in. for Ger
many, Denmark, Sweoen, Norway (Chris",
tianla) and Russia, per s. h. Saale, from
Jiev York, via Bremen. Letter lor other
pares or turope, via Southampton, muet
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via Bremen. Letters Tor other parts or
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Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Tur- I
key. Kgypt ana uritisu India, per s. s. La !
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At 1000 p. m-rpr etneriauds direct, per
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York, via Glasgow. Letters must bo
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ter, etc., fur other parts or Europe.
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the Cunard. French and German steamers
on Saturdays take niinted matter, etc.,
fpr all couhtrles for which tney are ad
vertised to carry mall.
Mail- for South and Central Amer
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, thence via .steamer, close here daily, at
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p. m. same day. ,,
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p. nr. previous day. . .,
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p. in. Tuesday and Saturdays.
JAMES P. W'lLLETT., Postmaster.
EOR JUSXT STAPLES.
FOR RENT-Stable, $3 per month. 16
8th -t. no. It
FOR .RENT A 'urge 2-story stable, room
8 horses and wagon house, ip 3o-f t. al
iey, bet. tH and 1', -a-iid. 3d md -4 1-2
sw., suitable for express business or con
tractor; $25. B. LEONARD. 53U 4 1-2
st. w. oc-30-3t-cm
IF YOU WANT TO SAVE MONE1' ou
Interior Decorating you'd better see ua.
We'll make low prices air Inducement to
have us do the work. Finest work. Booms
papered rich paper $2up. F.G. NOLTE,
tilo ith st. No branch. oc31-tf
GUITAR AND BANJO quickly and
thoroughly taught; no money required In
advance; cut this out. E. L. HO WES, 9jJtt
K st- nw. lc
LATEST fad In confections Falk's fa
mous Crispettes. Home again. Samples
freely given to everyone. FALK'S, 5!J
llthst. nw. . . Jt.ein
KEPAIRS for all kinds of stoves at M. B.
FLYNN, 651 Pa. ave. se. octJ0-t,em
2Dc. a lesson. Music taught rapidly and
thoroughly "by an experienced teacher.
11. E. R this office, lt.em
M. J. CLKRr, 0O8 13th st. nw., jobbing,
bricklaying or all kinds; grates, Tufnaces,
latrube.3 and ranges set; smoky chimneys
HAVE your rooms papered by the STONE
BROS.; S2 up. 711 5th st. nw. oc50-8t
LACE CURTAINS laundered equal to ne,w:
r,,1!0 llilxi: 30c- Per pair; mail attended to.
711 5th st. nw. oc3C3t
PHILADELPHIANS temporarily here can
get their home ravorlte clears ar home
Prices at tlie OiU RELIABLE CIGAR
STORE. Comer 13th and G fits. nw.
TIIE McDowell Academy or Dress CuiUtig
Open dayaand evenings, rine dressmaking.
1230 New Hampshire ave. nw.
PIANO TUNING-S1.50, by ractory expert;
works renovated; drop postal. JAS.
DUR1TY, 305 12th st. se. oc28-3t-em
COAT SLEEVES altered by an experienced
tailor hand; prjee .reasonable. 1 .W9 Mtn
st. nw. oc2EKJt,em
EOBERT M. I1ARROVER. Ranges, Stoves
and Furnace Repairing; Tinning- and
Heating; Aluminum Cooking Vessel. 433
Math st. nw. oc28-lmo
LADIES' ltUBBERS.au styles and shapes.
55i SELBY. 1003 Pa. aye. oc27-6t
HIGH-CLASS Men's rubber boots. $2.50.
SELBY, 1003 Pa. ave- oc27-6t
MEN'S and boys' suits to close at cost
price. SELBY, 1903 Pa. aye. oc27-6t
A DEAD swell overcoat for men, S5and
J(atJELBYS81903 Pa. ave- oc27-6t
A FIVE-DOLLAR BILL will bur an'up-to-date
all-wool suit at SELBY'S, 1903
Pa. ave. oc27-6t
MEN S $2 black and brown derbiesall
shapes, S1.23. SELBY. 1903 Pa. ave:
ALL-WOOL boys' suits at SELBY'S for
$2; all sizes, 5 to 15. 1903 Pa. ave. -
THE BEST S2 men's shoes can be had an
SELBY'S. 1903 Pa. ave. oc27-6t
LADIE3 suits and evening gowns at very
moderate prices, satisfaction guaranteed.
704: L st. nw. oc27-7t
WE ARE AFTER MORE BUSINESS, and
we expect to get it. It you have any in
terior decorating to be done we want to
give you our estimate of the cost. W'e
promiaa finest work. F.G NOLTE.SloSth
st. No brauch. oc27-tf
THE KITCHEN, MRS. F. O. CHANDLERS:
Home-made Bread, 5c a loar. 1826 7th
st. nw. , oc27-6t
JOHN WALSn, mason aud plasterer; brick
and cement paving: caifiomlning. cement
ing, pointing up, Rear or 323 C st. nw.
All orders promptly attended to. oc26-6t
OYSTERS! OYSTERS! -Large fresh
shuckQd oysters, 20c qt., delivered any
where in city. WINSTON'S Oyster House,
18 4 b 7 th st- nw. Postal
"We give trad-
WALL papers iu all tbe latest btylea;
rooms papered from S2 up. CHARLES
C. SILENCE, 1341 I st. ue. oCJo-Gt
THE COST WILL BE VERY LITTLE
We promise you, if you'll let us do the
Interior decorating that is needed in your
home; we do finast work, rooms papered;
new paper; 32 up. F. G. NOLTE, 810
Ota su; no branch. oc24-tf
LATROBES, ranges and furnaces 1
at M. B. FLYNN S, 651 Pa. ave.
ges and furnaces repaired
sTNG LEE, first-class laundry, 507 10th
st. nw-, three doors above E nt., nexs
to Ford's old theater building; price Il3t:
Collars 1 l-2o
Curfs, per pair So
Clothes will be called for and delivered
on notice by postal card or otherwise; all
kinds of washing neatly executed- cwl 9-1 5c
NOTAR Y PUBLIC, collectKus, stenograpny
and typewriting. Room 65, ArJuatio
bldg.; 9 to 5; rates reasonable. oclG-inio
90S N. T. ave.; ladies' costumes, $5 up;
coats, tailor-made suits, aud children's
clothes a specialty. Baughmau's ad
justable dre&s cutter, S5. ocl4-lmo
MME. DAVIS, born Clulrroyaut md card
reader, tells about business; removes
spells und evil influences; reunites tho
separated, and gives luck 10 all: cure3
pile and drunkenness. 122S 25th st- nw.
JOB PRINTING BY A WOMAN-Mrs. S. V.
Matchett, now located at 425 Pth at.
nw., is prepared to do all kinds of job
printing at lowest prices, promptly and
In best btyle. oc2-im-eai
WILL SELL your furniture, will store
your furniture; will accommodate you
with a loan on same, no interest cnargi d:
liberal dealing, drop postal and will catL
MARCUS NOTES. 637 La-ave. se30-2mo
FURNITURE moved; largest 2-borse load.
S2.50; 1-horse loads, $1 25; pianos, 52:
furniture packed aud shipped; experienced
men only; storage COLUMBIA TRANS
FER CO., 323 4 1-2 St. nw. 'Phone 1960.
PRINTING AND BOOKBINDING.
Printing 500 cards. 75c; 500 envelopes,
75c; 500 note heads. 75a; 500 state
ments, 75c; binding magazines, 50a;
miscellaneous books rebound. G. E
W1LLIAMS, 615 7th st. nw. Xe6-tr
WANTED Second-hand, roller-top desk.
Address, stating lowest cash price. C.
A. R , this orfice. It
WANTED A good bird dog. Call at 405
Mst.n w. 1 c
ANYONE wanting the address of J. B.
Dustin, formerly with Lipscomb, 1008
F st. nw.. cau obtain same by communi
cating with JONES &. bURR. 513 9th st.
nw- Olive. Emory, aud Fleetwmg Bicycles.
WANTED -Piano; upright or grand; must
be standard make and in perfect condi
tion; give make, descriptiou and lowest
spot-cash price. MUSICIAN, tnia olfive.
WANTED The acquaintance of a young
lady with small cupital to help me lu a
businos enterprise", will marry the same.
Address II. W. A-, this office. oc30-3c
WANTED Furnaces, latrobes, and ranges
promptly repaired: also ranges, heatuig
and oil stoves at low prices. GEO. B.
OARTRELL, 815 7th st. nw. oc30-156
WANTED A horse Xor Ids feed for light
driving only. Address CARE, this oflice.
WANTED To buy a young goat- Call or
address 21381 st. uw. op29-3t
WANTED The name ot anybody who is
suf fenug from any disease of the kidneys
or bladder. Address BOX 47, this office.
WANTED To exchange a house aud lot
in Washington for a Xarm; state full par
ticulars about farm. PRODUCE, this
WANTED a second-hand Iron safest
a bargain, .auaress koqiu
I r 623 V st.
I OLD B00KS-I pay cash for alHslnds or
nhl miscellaneous books: wfti viii ..-.--
1 amine and make offer at readenqe. Drop
po-tal tO WASHl-NUTUN liUUlv SllOf,
unuer neconu isauouay ijiK, JAMEa
O'NEIL, Prop., 509 7tn tfv. nw. oe-25-lm
CHAINLESS BICYCXE Supplest yet in
vented. Capital wanted to uevetop and
sell. Call or address 636 G st. uw., up
FOR RENT Stor. 1,T42 5tb st. nw.; $10
Apply 1316 Sth p. nw. oc2jf-3t
FOR RENT For a term of years, the coal
dump, located cor. 1st aud G sts. ue.-;
connected with B. & O- tracks; the largest
dump in tbe cit. and tlie oue nearest tho
city's center. rApply to THOMAS W
SM1TH, 1st arm Iu. ave. nw. ocl5-lmo
JTYPEWIU'IERH .reuted at -reduced rate
wltn privilege of pqrenase. standard
makes; preliminary Instruction free. MEW
.MAN'S TYPEWRITER AGENQY. 611 7t4
tit. aw. ao2ti-3ui."eai
TABLE BOARD -.Good .tabic board to out
siders; mod-rate prices. 90O K st.
nw. oc3t 3t