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He say.: I'm sure this poem
Is something, quite sublime ;"
Then he wails with breathless waiting
For th? laurel wreath of fame
That with its deathless circle
bhall entwine a poet's name,
lint, alas I the peat returning,
Hrings, to tiini. underlined.
That short an 1 pithy sentence:
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Or into some wild romance
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Of hair-bieadlh 'scape and miracles,
That makes his blood run cold.
After days of expectation
And the niuhu in vision passed,
Of a glorious immortality
That shall come to him at last,
ile sees his castles in the air,
With fa-eliotis undefined,
Fade before that pithy sentence :
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Ho authors and inventors.
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Befoie trie power of the Press
How low as to a King,
And to the votive altar
Will still their 0fl-rin2 brins.
Where few sain fame and fortune,
Hut more their fiat find
In that short and pithy sentence :
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Have found your hopes all vain,
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Hare tasted dreg of lain.
In the last Rreat journey upward,
As ve clituh the Rolden stair,
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of your earthly lives, Itewaic !
l.et the deeds of life there written
Will in the end lie siloed.
By that short and pithy sentence.
' l'ccifullv declined."
THE TREV ANION CRESCENT.
- A TALE jS FIVE CHAPTERS.
"Julia, you know you love me!"
The speaker was a han'l.some, proud
faced youtli. wcurinj; the garb of a mid
shipman ; the pcene, a long stretch of
grR.s.y lawn, stooping downward to the
ea, in the north of England, and a noble
forest of chestnut on its southern edge,
beneath whose rustling shadow a young
maiden pat. She laughed scornfully as
the confident assertion lell on her ear,
and sprang to ber feet.
" ou laugh," continued the youug
midshipman, a fiery glow mantling bis
Hwarthy cheek; " yet you dare not deny
The girl faced him ; her great oriental
eyes growing almost lurid in their bright
ness. " What do you mean ? " s-he demanded,
"Just what 1 say that you love me,
and it is unjust, cruel, unwomanly, to
mask your tmti feeling, and send me
away without one pledge or promise,
when you know that years must pass be
fore we ever meet again."
For a single instant the girl's scarlet
lip quivered, and her gleaming eyes
softened. The youth observed it, and
caught her hand, his own face glowing
" You are r elenting ! " be cried ; " I
thought you did not mean it. Oh, my
love, my darling, my peerless, beautiful
Julia ! say that you will be true to me
give me your word that you will be
nine, when I come back to lay my name
and honors at your feet ?"
But despite the quiver aUiut her
lovely mouth, she shok her head.
" S'o. Maurice," she replied, firmly;
" I shall make no promises; uncle has
forbidden it. and 1 must obey him. And
itisliest. Ttue love needs no vows or
letu-rs to keep it faithful. Go your
way, win your name and your honors,
and when you return you shall have my
" shall return to Ravenswold to find
you already wedded, the bride of some
fortune-teeker, perhaps," retorted Mau
" Then you'll forgive and forget me.
Good-bye, Maurice ! "
che held out ber band, resolutely
maintaining her calm self command,
thongh the effort paled her very lips.
The midshipman clasped and carried it
to his lip.
' Oh, Julia ! " he cried, bis eagle eyes
dimniinir with tears, " how can you be
so heartless 1 We have loved each other
from our childhood up. Your dying
mother put your band in mine, and gave
us one to the other : and now, because
you are rich, and I am penniless, you
will cast me off. Iut 1 am a Trevanion
as well as yourself; ami mark my words,
the day will como, xhnll come, when your
gold can make no difference between
" The difference is merely imaginary
Her calm, quit t voice pooled his throb
" Then why will you not promise to
lcome my wife when I return ?"
My uncle ha forbidden it."
" Yes, he intends to double your for
tune in the marriage market; but you,
at least, can give me some iittle token
to as-ure me that I shall not be forgot
ten?" fr'he drew a tiny jewel handled knife
from her pocket, and severing one of the
long, loose ringlets that streamed upon
her shoulders, handed it to him.
' Now, are you content," she said, "or
fehall I give you this?" lifting, as she
spoke, a quaint golden crescent, set with
seven blazing diamonds, that swung from
a gold chain she wore about her neck.
lhe young man seized the shining
tress and carried it to his lips.
"No, no," he cried exultantly; "I
wouldn't exchange this precious riuglet
for every jewel the home of Trevanion
boasts. A thousand thanks my beauti
ful darling. It shall be my talisman, to
inspire me with noble ambition. J!ut
bark, there arts the signal guns! we sail
at three 1 I must be off. Farewtdl Julia!
As sure as GimJ lives, and I live, I shall
return and woo you for my bride, and
win you too! Good-bye!"
He caught her hands, pressed them to
his lips, and against his throbbing heart,
and the next minute he was gone.
Julia returned to her seat beneath the
chestnut shadows, and turning her face
seaward, fell into deep meditation. For
ten years this Maurice Trevanion had
been her companion, playmate, brother,
lover, all combined. Her dying mother
had joined their hands, and bade them
love each other; but her uncle and
guardian, possessing more foresight and
worldly wisdom, had forbidden the en
gagement. "'Twill be like a fetter in coming
years," he said; "you are not sure of
your own heart yet; 'twill be time
enousrh to accept Murice when he has
won his laurels."
And Julia had harkened to his ad
vice, and Maurice had gone. A little
stinging thorn, of unrest remorse, pierced
her heart, as she sat there in the closing af-
, . . i - .1 . Vi i
KmowD, waicniDg tne gorgeous trail oi
the sunset on the distant sea. Poor
Maurice, no one else would ever love her
as entirely aa be did I i et the world
was all before her, the enchanted, un
tired world, with its honors and homace :
and she was only sixteen, and the heir of
a line fortune and a proud name. What
conquests awaited her in the future!
She lifted the crescent that hung upon
ber bosom, and Jet tne setting sun-rays
fall upon its starry gems, striking out a
t housand gleaming sparkles. For centu
ries it bad been a talisman and an heir
loom with the Trevanions ; handed down,
so the legend ran, from one remote ances
tor, who fought for the Holy Sepulchre.
Her race was proud and ancient, and she
and Maurice, her cousin, were its sole
representives. It was meet enough that
they should join hearts and hands in
wedlock. But the future was so tempt
ing, she could not bring herself to re
linquish ail its triumphs.
" Julia, Julia, do come here ! "
M'"s Trer&aion rose from her seat at
tte window, as the eager voice reached
bar ssd held her handkerchief to her
eyes. Thea eie took Z- eau-de-cologne
flask frora the toilet, and batted her
face, after which 6he opened the doer.
She may not have been weeping; but
there was a sus:.iciou9 humidity about
her handsome eves, and iust the slightest
quiyer stirred her BcarbH lips, aa she I
turned from the lone stretch of ocean
scenes she had been contemplating.
" Well, Kate, what is it T " she asked,
" Why won't you to come down and
have your fortune told. There's the
queerest bit of humanity down here
yon ever set eyes on. A genuine
Etryptian seer. Do come down, Julia.
Carrie and I are going to have our for
tunes told, and you must hear yours,
teo. Are you coming V
Julia laughed, and then her cheeks
flushed. With all her proud blood and
queeely hauteur, she was nothing more
than a simple-hearted, romance loving
" I suppose so," she answered; "wait
till I get my hat but 'tis all nonsense."
"That may be," said her companion,
as she joined her: "but 'twill be fine
fun, at any rate. Come, now Julia, let's
make a bargain. I'll tell you what mine
is, if you'll tell me."
" Very well ; I don't expect to hear
any secrets. What a silly girl you are,
Kate ; your eyes are dancing with ex
citement." " And so are yours. Come, now, con
fess, don't it make your heart beat to
think of it ? Suppose be tells you you
are to wed Maurice, won't you be
" Surprised, rather," suggested Julia ;
but even while she spoke, a tremulous
sigh escaped her lips, and her brilliant
Poor Maurice! in the midst of all her
splendor and wealth she could not forget
him. inree years had gone ty since
that autumn afternoon, when he bade
her adieu beneath the whispering chest
nut branches; and he was still a wan
derer, seeking the fame and fortune with
out which he would never return. Julia
heard from him only at long intervals.
and then through the medium of her
uncle, for as her guardian, ho had for
bidden all intercourse between the two.
Maurice was nothing but a headstrong
boy, at best, he said, and it would be
sorely against his will to see him in
stalled master of the great Trevanion
fortune. Julia must have a better man
for her husband than a poor midshipman,
even if be did come of ber own race.
And Julia was taken to London, and
introduced into fashionable circles, by
way of diversion. But the experiment
failed; for, when her wondrous beauty
won the homage of all hearts, and her
hand was solicited by titled suitors, to
the intense surprise and mortification of
her guardian, she refused all offers, and
avowed her intention to keep clear of
And now they were down in the south
of England, making arrangements for
their departure for Italy, where it was
their intention to winter.
" But you know, Julia," continued
her companion, hurrying meanwhile,
towards the spot where the Egyptian
seer held court, "you know you are
waiting for Maurice, and that's why you
reject so many splendid offers ; but you
certainly were a silly one to refuse Lord
Carnochan, for he is the most charming
man in the world."
Miss Trevanion arched her swan-like
neck proudly, but vouchsafed no response
to the incessant chatter of her volatile
" Shall I go first, Julia, or will you?"
she continued, as they drew near the
little nook where the gipsy sat, with the
appendages of his enchantment around
him ; " he will only have one person come
at a time, you see."
" Then you must go first, by all
But, dear me, I shall be frightened
to death I shall, indeed, Julia ! But
look look here ! here comes Carrie and
Mr. Del mar and she's as white as a
ghost ! Carrie, what did he tell you ?"
The young lady designated a. " Car
rie" came forward, manifesting strong
symptoms of nervous excitement.
" Oh, Kate !" she cried, clasping her
friend, and indulging in a little hysteri
cal sb, " he's told me . things that no
one but myself knew ! And he says
But I date not tell you oh, dear! oh
Kate's imagination was fired, and she
rushed away at once to consult the oracle,
Miss Trevanion looked on a smile,
half-amused, half-scornful, wreathing her
haughty lip; but as her friend disap
peared behind the clump of evergreens
that fronted the seer's bower, her gaze
wandered seaward, and the expression of
ber face turned to wistful longing and
regret. All day long the shadow of the
past had hung over. She seemed to hear
the voice of the wind among the chest
nut branches far away.
"Poor Maurice!" she murmured, a
sadness, that she could not define, filling
her eyes with tears ; " I would give much
to look upon bis brave, hopeful face
once more !"
Just then, Lord Carnochan came up
from the strand.
"What is it, Miss Trevanion?" he
aked ; " I saw such a cluster of graces,
that curiosity got thebetterof discretion,
and I am here to investigate the mys
tery." " Why, we are having our fortunes
told, my lord ; and here comes Katie,
who will inform you in regard to our
un, ne is wonaenui maeea ne is,
Julia." Kate cried, hercheeks in ablaze:
"be told me things that happened years
and years back- and he cast my horo
scope, and he says my fortune will be
verv Drignt ana," witn. a conscious
blush and a swift glance towards the
nobleman, "assures me that I shall
marry a titled husband."
" I envy the happy man," bowed Lord
Katie tossed her head, blushing even
" And see nere, she continued, pro
ducing a small ivory box ; " this is the
dream-spell. I am to put it under my
head for three successive nights."
" And dream of your future husband,"
put in the nobleman ; " I have heard of
that spell before. What does the box
" My ring. You have to put in some
valuable article, you know ; and I put in
my ring the topaz, you know, Julia 7
Are you sure the ring is in there T
asked Carnochan, giving the box a little
Kate looked indignant.
" Of course, I am sure, Lord Carno
chan," she replied ; " didn't I put it in
with my own hands, and then closed the
snring? ion will get one too, Julia.
Come, quick ! we shall have worlds of
Mi-ts Trevanion laughed, and said,
" What utter nonsense ! And yet. you
see, my lord, that I am no wiser than
the rest of my sex ; so I go to hear my
The gypsy looked up from the book of
late that lay open on his knee, with a
swift, sweeping glance of his glittering
eyes, as the beautiful young heiress ap
proached him ; and there was something
w "cm ami uueanniy aDout nis ap
pearance, that, when he put out his
long, skinny palm, that Bhe might cross
it wun gold she ten awed in spite of
herself ; and when, after much gibbering
and gesticulating, he told her of several
events in her past life, of whose nature
only herself and uncle were cognizant,
she felt her heart throbbing, and her
common sense yielded before" the power
of a wonderful and inexplicable mys
tery. The keen son of the forest saw his
advantage, and proceeded rapidly.
" Your past; has been clouded, my
beautiful lady," he continued; "but
your future will be bright, and your
wedded life will be very happy."
"Indeed, laughed Julia, recovering
her equanimity; "that is certainly en
couraging. And now, prav, let me have
the most important fact of all. Who is
to be the sharer of my wedded life T"
The fortune-teller appeared wholly ab
sorbed in the mystic signs before him
for several moments ; and then he re
plied, " He seems to be far away, on dis
tant seas, I think ; and his face can only
be brought before you by the power of
the dream-spell. Will you trr it ?"
"Ob, of course, I wish to leave noth
ing untried 1" ,
The aecronancer nodded approvinc-lv.
ad produced a little box eim'.lar to the
C58 Kate kad exhibited.
"J-ow." he Mid, touching a secret
spring by which it was fastened, "you
must put in the charm something rou
J ulia stood irresolute a moroent ; and
then, with S sudden flush of excitement,
. , , , - ? .
from which the diamend crescent hung.
A queer, quaint old gem, as lustrous as
an Arctic constellation.
" I value this more than anything else
I possess," she said ; " tis really a charm,
possessed of wondrous properties, so the
She dropped it in ; and with manifes
tations of approval, the gypsy closed the
box, aad after muttering a string of in
cantations, placed it in her hands.
"Julia, Julia, de, for pity's sale, let
Miss Trevanion was pacin? up and
down her chamber, with an air of great
perturbation; but at the sound ot her
friend's voice, so full of sorrowful en
treaty, she paused, and unclosed her door.
Katie rushed in, her pink cheeks discol
ored by tears, and her blonde ringlets all
in a iremoie.
" Oh, Julia," she cried, " do tell me
what you have dreamed? I could scarcely
wait to get my clothes on, I wanted to
know so bad."
The heiress smiled sadly, as she kissed
her wayward little friend.
"I have dreamed a jrreat many tilings.
Katie," she said, " that I hope will never
come true; but I half believe that gypsy
nas Dewitclied me."
"Oh, Julia, what did you dream?"
" Why, for three successive nights
the moment I touched my pillow, I
seemed to be out upon a measureless
ocean, with leagues and leagues of rolling
billows round me, and an inky sky over
head, on the western verge of which
bung a red, glaring moon. I was alone,
with no hone of escape from the terrible
tempest that howled behind me; butjust
as my despair became unbearable, always
at the same moment it seemed, a great
vessel, with fluttering sails and streaming
pennon, came in eight; and on its deck,
his face brightened with hope and tri
umph, was Maurice!"
" You love him, Julia," whimpered
Katie, balf awed by the girl's face ; "he
is your destiny."
Miss Trevanion's white lips parted as
if a wail were about to escape them ; but
she resolutely kept it down.
" But, Katie," she continued, ber lips
quivering pamruny, iust as 1 seemed
to near the stately ship, she took fire and
burned beneath my very eyes. Oh, the
lurid, hissing.flames. and Maurice's white
face sinking down, down ! it became so
terrible real this morning, that I took
the box from beneath my pillow, and
hurled it across the room I believe it is
"Have yon opened it, Julia, asked
" What ! the box ? No!"
I have opened mine, and it contained
this not my beautiful topaz."
She extended har band, upon the palm
oi wnicn lay a worthless copper coin.
Miss Trevanion started to her feet,
with a wild terror in her eyes, and
snatched the little box from her toilet.
"Oh, Katie!" she crie.d, her fingers
fluttering nervously; "I can't unlock
the thing. Oh, dear, I believe I shall go
Katie took it from her, and touched
the sprine. It opened with a sharp
snap. Ihere was a similar com within,
but the diamond crescent was gone.
" My heavens !" moaned Julia, sinking
down and burying her lace in her hands.
" What a fool I have been ! Oh, what
will uncle say '
" Don't tell him," suggested Katie.
"I shan't let papa know about my topaz,
But ti teo bad ; and to think I should
dream of not one soul but red-haired Tom
Herries ! Oh, dear, if I had dreamed of a
decent, man, i wouidn t have cared so
Miss Trevanion smiled, in spite of her
self, at the child's simplicity.
" It were a poor consolation. Katie."
she said, to have dreamed of the besc
man in the world. If I had lost any
other jewel I possessed, I wouldn't say a
word ; but that crescent has been in our
family for centuries, and when my dying
father placed it in.-mv hand, be bade me
guard it as I did my honor, and repeated
the old tradition, 4 With the crescent will
depart the honor and glory of the Tre
vanions.' Woe is me, that I should be
the one to lose iTl" -
Just then a seivant entered, with the
information that her uncle desired her
immediate presence in his room ; and
with a beating heart and. fluttering
nerves, she hurried down. He met her
at the door, with a pale and troubled
" My dear niece, " he began, the mo
ment he had seated her,- and resumed bis
own place beside a table piled with papers
" I have painful and sorrowful news to,
communicate. I received letters from
my agent this morning, and the latest
London papers "
Go on sir, " Julia said, her voice
sounding hoarse and unnatural.
"The 'Albatross,'" he continued,
" took fire on the Indian ocean, and every
soul, except e couple of sailors, perished.
Myagenthad seen these men, aud as
sured me. that poor Maurice was cer
For at least five minutes after the
fatal annouueemant the silence of the
grave reigned; at least her uncle cleared
his throat once or twice, and said in
constrained voice : " lou must not
take this sorrowful dispensation too
sorely, my dear ; God knows best, and
we mustsubmit to His will."
" Oh, if I could have had one word
one last good-bye," moaned Julia, lifting
her face from her hands, so white and
changed by the few moments of ajjony
she had endured, that her uncle regarded
her in pained surprise.
" I hoped," he continued, " that this
news would not affect you, or I would
not have broken it so suddenly. Mv
dear, allow me "
"Un, uncle uncle: ' she broke ou
passionately, " you hoped it would not
affect me to hear that he was gone
dead lost to me forever when every
hour 1 lived wasa prayer lor his return
Oh, you are cold, cruel, heartless ; it was
your hand that parted us, and sent him
away. And I loved him oh, I loved
him ! and now my heart is broken ! Ah
heaven, that Egyptian was a wizard
the crescent is gone the glory has Ue
parted from the lrevanions.
She arose and tottered from the room
wringing her blender hands in agonv.
" She takes it hard," mused her uncle
returning to his unread letters; " but she
will oulive il. God's dispensations are
all wise and just.
"Julia irevanion. What a gorgeou:
name, suggestive of all manner of love
liness. I should imagine the possessor of
this name a rare brunette, richly dark
with luscious hues on cheek and lip, and
eyes like the depths ot an Arctic night.
" You have drawn her portrait out
and out. Are you a clairvoyant, or have
you seen her T"
" JNo, neither I have dreamed of her,
rather. till mv verv fancv crows Drescieut.
Shall we fight a duel, Walton, if I chance
to win this fair lady s favor r "
" For a single instant, Captain Frank
waitons handsome blonde face dark
ened, and a sudden flash lit his eye.
Oo you are my rival." he said. " Poor
return for my friendship, Belmore."
" We'll have a fair contest, old fellow.
and he who wins mav wear."
" Then you're determined to enter the
" If I had known as much I miirht
have left you to die beneath the shadow
of the Pyramids, instead of nursing you
back to life, and bringing you here to
His companion faeel him. with a wist
ful expression in his eyes.
" Walton," he said " you are my best
mend ; don't let this thing come between
us. I'll be frank with you. From the
moment 1 first heard her name, to win
this peerless woman ha Kon f k
dream of my heart. I shall try hard to
accompiisn 11, you may bo sure."
Ana you ji succeed," Walton broke
in ; there s no fail in vour vocahtilnrvr
But we won't fall out, old boy ; here is
my band, and here comes the heiress.
Don't you detect that ordor
trope ? it always precedes her."
ine two young men 6tood near the en
trance of a magnificent preen hnnu
from whese dim recesses floated the
silvery splash of fountains and the
breath of untold blossoms, .
a ie aetacnea iac cnaiii irom tier necK,
It was at Ravenswold, the old country-
seat of the Trevanions, at an entertain
ment given in honor of Miss Trevanion s
return from Italy. She had been trav
eling for over five years, in company
with her uncle ; and at last, grown weary
of rambling and sight-seeing, she had
come back to take possession of her old
home and fortune. Bonifant, the house
keeper, had orders te make ready for an
entertainment on the night after her re
turn ; and now the invited guests were
awaiting their hostess.
" Hist ! here she comes," whispered
Walton, drawing back into the shadow
of an aloe-tree. " Now, Belmore, open
your eyes and look upon a goddess ; for
amid womankind, Julia Trevanion has
no equal. I met her in Rome last win
ter, and she was divine. Heavens, she is
lovelier than ever.! Look, Belmore I
A queenly form, royal in every curve
and motion, clad in jet black velvet, with
creamy laces at the throat and wrists,
and a single solitary diamond burning
on the clasp that held her girdle ; a face,
dark and brilliant as a tropic rose,
crowned by massive waves of blue-black
hair, amid whose dusky splendor giovea
a ruby star. That was Julia Trevanion !
She came down the saloon with the air
of an empress, receiving and welcoming
her guests right and left. Walton seized
his friend's arm, and struggled through
the crowd until he reached her side.
She recognized him with a fluttering
smile, and held out her band.
" I am glad to see you, Captain Wal
ton," she said, her voice as sweet and
clear as the note ot a thrush. it 19
both flat.teiinrr and ratifying to meet
you in the foremost ranks of the friends
who are here to welcome me.
" You overwhelm me with kindness,
Miss Trevanion. And here is my best
friend, whom I have brought all the way
from Egypt to make your acquaintance,
thereby securing for myselt a most dan
gerous rival. I am not a selfish man,
you perceive. Miss Trevanion? Shall I
The heiress bowed cordially, at the
same time flashing a rapid glance over
the new comer.
He was a very prince among men
and as her eve swept his noble, firmly-
knit figure and handsome face, a faint
flush deepened lhe rose-hue on her
cheeks, and something like real interest
brightened the depths of her magnificent
" Miss Trevanion, my friend, Mr
The gentleman bowed deeply over the
exquisite hand that lay for a moment in
" I am very happy to meet you, Mr.
Belmore, I hope you will find the even
ing pleasant. Do, Captain Walton,
make your friend acquainted with some
ot these charming ladies. See they are
streaming in by dozens ; you cannot fail
to be pleased, Mr. Belmore, no matter
how fastidious your taste may be."
Begging your pardon, Miss Trevan
ion, Mr. Belmore, like myself, is sworn
to the worship of but one idol."
The lady laughed merrily, shaking her
jewelled fan at the audacious gallant.
" Your admiration is a trifle too noisy
to be sincere, Captain Walton," she said ;
"however, we will accept it as the
genuine article. But remember the
conditions, gentlemen unto the man
who will restore to me my "diamond
crescent," will I give my hand and heart,
and all my earthly possessions; other
wise, I shall go down to my grave in
6iugle blessedness; But my duties as
hostess summon me away. Ah revmrP'
Waving her hand, she passed on, leav
ing the two young men gazing after her
in rapt and breathless admiration.
" What a splendid creature ! " mur
mured Walton ; " she reminds me of a
beautiful desert steed, with her flashing
eyes and haughty fearlessness! But,
after all, a less perfect woman would
make a more comfortable wife ; don t you
think so, Belmore?"
But his friend made no answer ; he
stood like one bewildered, a burning
crimson mantling bis swarthy cheek, and
an exultant light in his eyes that was
almost dazzling. But Walton failed to
notice this unusual excitement, for just
at this msment a light touch on bis
sleeve .called his attention in another
direction. He turned to look down upon
the freshest ot faces framed in blonde
curls, and to hear his name called in the
sweetest of tones imaginable.
"Why, Miss Katie!" he cried, with a
start Of genuine pleasure. " I thought
you were in London. What an unex
pected pleasure to meet you here!"
"I was in town," replied Katie,
smiling and blushing; "but I coaxed
papa to bring me down in time for Julia's
party. 1 could not bear to miss it, she
always gets up such exquisite affairs.
Isn't she looking superb after her pro
lmnaed tour ?"
" Not a whit better than another lady
of your acquaintance," said Capt. Wal
ton, sniiliug down upon her with the
familiarity of an old friend, "though she
is very magnificent. I have just been
presenting ber to my friend Mr. Belmore,
and T believe her charms have dazed him.
Look at him. He hasn't winked his
eyes for fifteen minutes. Belmore,
come, wake up, man. and let me present
you to my friend, Miss Katie Somers,
whom you have heard me speak ot so
Mr. Belmore turned, and smiled down
with the kindness and gallantry of a
gentleman, upon the little figure beside
him; and then his eyes wandered to a
distant part of the room, where the
heiress stood surrounded by her friends.
" What could she have signified," he
said, half addressing his friend, and half
communing with himself, "about the
diamond crescent ? She must have lost
I'm sorry 1 can't enlighten you," re
plied Capt. Walton. " I know she used
to have such a'gem. Do you know any
thing about it, Miss Katie ? "
Katie laughed, and blushed to her very
" I should think I did," she answered ;
" she lost it Avhen we were down in the
south of England, I lost my beautiful
topaz, but I won't tell you bow, you are
such a tease, Captain Walton. But
Julia has almost broken ber heart about
that queer old crescent; and she declares
she will marry any man who will restore
it to her."
"Dj you hear that, Belmore? Do
you think, my fine fellow, you will be
able to comply with her conditions? "
" I think I shall," he replied, bis firm,
bearded lips quivering like a woman's.
" But do you think she would really
keep her promise, Miss Somers, inde
pendent of any preference her heart
might feel ? "
" I think she would never break her
word ; but there is not the least hope
that the crescent will ever be found, and
Julia's ' conditions,' as she terms it, are
merely a subterfuge to conceal her deter
mination never to marry. I don't
know that I ought to be speaking of mv
friend's affairs, but her suitors are num
berless, and not one finds favor in her
sight. Vrhen the Albatross was burned
three years ago, her cousin was lost, and
she will never love any other man."
JUr. lelmore turned sharply, without
a word, and walked away.
" ow, see what you ve done, laughed
Walton ; " the man will go out and hang
Little tender-hearted Katie Somers
looked after him uneasily.
"Oh, dear, how sorry I am I said it."
she cried ; " but be may as well know it
now, for Julia will let him hear it soon
enough. Poor fellow !"
Weeks had passed away, and
was another grand entertainment.
" Miss I revanion, the rooms are heated :
will you walk with me to the greenhouse?
ou will find the change refreshing, and
I have something to say to you, if you
will be good enough to hear me."
Julia Trevanion, proud and self-sus
tained as she was, trembled visibly as
the deep voice reached her ear. The mo
ment that she had so dreaded and striven
so hard to put off, had come at last. She
knew well enough what he wished to say,
for his speaking eyes had . told her
the story long ago: and the heart tht
she had fancied lay cold and dead in her
bosom had learned to thrill beneath their
glauces. What was it about this man
that moved her so. that won her respect
and admiration against her will? A hat
was it that made her dream of her girl-
hood and its golden visions every time
she looked into his face, or heard his
voice. Did she love him? Had she
proven recreant to her faith to the dead?
A thousand times, no ! No living love
would ever supplant the sweet memory
of that early dream ; no living face drive
the image ot that dear lace from ner
heart. Yet she trembled, and felt her
cheek flushing hotly, as she accepted the
arm ot her escort, and leaving the glit
tering halls with their clashing music
and dancing feet, turned toward the dim,
odorous aisles of the conservatory
Mr. Belmore placed her in a seat, a
rustic chair, above which trailed a creep
ing plant, raining down showers of in
cense and painted petals. Her dress of
gold-colored silk gleamed strangely in
dusky moonlight, and her expectant,
drooping face, crowned by its coronet of
raven hair, had never before seemed half
so wondrous in its beanty. ile toided
his arms across his breast, and stood gaz
ing down upon her, his eyes full of an
"Miss Trevanion," he said, at last,
" the words I am about to speak may
banish me forever from your presence,
yet they can no- remain longer unsaid. I
love you will you be my wife ?"
Simple, short avowal, yet it thrilled
the proud beauty's heart as long and
flattering declarations had never done.
For a few moments she was silent, her
face bidden in her hands, her bosom
heaving cenvulsively beneath its waves
of costly lace. But when she looked up
at last, her eyes were clear and calm, her
voice without a quiver. JNo matter how
this man's love moved her, she would
cast it aside like all the rest.
"Mr. Belmore," she said, "a true
woman always feels honored by receiv
ing an avowal of love from a good man.
I beg of you to accept my thanks for the
honor you have done me; but I can only
give vou mv friendship in return.
" But, Miss Trevanion," he continued,
struggling to maintain his composure,
"if I have been coirectly informed, you
made a promise in regard to a lost jewel
a diamond crescent, I believe."
" She looked up with sudden terror
" I did : but in all human probability
the diamond crescent will never be
" But suppose it should be found,
would you keep your word, Miss Ire
vanion. and marry the fortunate man
who had found it?" -
For a moment she was silent, and then
she said, " I have never broken my
word. Mr. Belmore
"Then." he cried, placing a small
Dackage on her lap. "I am a happy man
I srive vou back vour crescent, Miss
She unfolded the package with flutter
ing fingers. and the famed old Irevanion
jewel flashed before her eyes like a newly
risen constellation. She caught it up
and pressed it to her hps.
"Oh. I am so glad," she cried "so
glad! I thought it was gone forever
Oh. Mr. Belmere!"
Then meRiug his ardent gaze, she
paused, dropped her burning face in her
hands, and finally burst into a passion of
The strong, noble hearted man stood
gazing down upon her, his face expres
sive of conflicting emotions. . At last,
he put out his band and stroked the
shining bands that covered her stately
" Beautiful, queenly head," he inur
mured, "I would give my life for the
privilege of holding it one moment, on
my breast. Ah, Miss Trevanion, you
will never be loved by mortal man as I
love you. Kul I give you hack your
crescent, and with it, freedom from your
promise. I would not force your heart,
though I would die to win it."
" Oh, (rod bless you !" she sobbed ;
" you are as generous as you are noble
and gifted. Mr. Belmore, if I could
love any man, that man would be your
self, but my heart is buried fathoms
beneath the sea; and if I should wed
with any man, the dear, dead face of my
girlhood's love would rise like a spectre
between me and happiness. I shall never
marry, Mr. Belmore ; ' I've lost my cor
ner by the household hearth, behind the
heads of children.' "
" No, heaven forbid !" he cried, going
down on his knees before ber, kissing, her
hands, her hair, the very hem of her
golden" robe. " Oh, my darling my
peerless, beautiful Julia ; this is the very
extreme of botb bliss and pain. You
love me you are true to me ; and yet
you do not know me. I am Maurice,
your cousin ; the sailor boy who parted
from you under the chestnut trees,
seven weary years ago. When the Al
batross was burned I was saved by a
miracle. I have had dangers and ad
ventures that would fill volumes; but
through all I have kept my vow, and ac
complish my purpose. I have won both
wealth and renown, and I am here to
lay them at you r feet. A year ago, I
started homeward, but a fever struck me
down in Egypt, and the friend who
nursed me talked incessantly of you.
Then and there I resolved to return
under au assumed uame, and -if you
had forgotten me, to try and win back
your love. The very gods favored me,
for in Paris, when I went one day to a
renowned jeweler's to purchase ' some
fitting gift for you, to my infinite sur
prise, I stumbled upon the old Trevanion
crescent. I persuaded the lapidary to
let me have it, and there it is. Julia,
you have heard my story ; look into my
face, and tell me if you know me if
you can trust me."
She was sobbing like a child, but she
put out her hands to clasp his.
" Oh, Maurice," she cried, letting her
queenly head drop upon his breast, " I
know yeu, I trust, you, and I love you.
Thank heaven, you have come back to
me agaiu !"
A week later, the two friends stood to
gether. " Well, Walton, you won't refuse to
congratulate me, will you?" said Mau
rice, extending his hand.
"Not I, my dear fellow," cried the
young man, seizing the hand and giving
it a hearty shake. " You are wel
come to your queenly cousin. I have
found some one that will suit me better
and must claim your good wishes in re
" Why, old friend, this is good news
indeed ; the one bitter drop in my cup of
bliss, was the fear that my success might
cause you pain. Who is the fortunate
Little Katie ol course. She won mc
in spite ' of myself. She is the bosom
friend of your beautiful intended, and we
are all to be wedded on the same day. So
says the programme."
And a brighter day never dawned
lhe doubl? marriage was celebrated at
Ravenswold, the oltl home of the Tre
vanions, and with the restoration of the
diamond crescent was revived the waning
glory and renown of that time-honored
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is about 7,00i. lhe wild Indians by
blood, called "blanket" Indians, who do
not cultivate the soil, are the Osages,
Cheyennes, Arapahoes, Kiowas, and
Pawnees, and . number 20,JKK). Those
mixed with the whites who are paitly
civilized'are the Cherokees, Creeks, Sem
inoles, Choctaws and Chickasaws. A
white man marrying a squaw becomes
"a white Indian, and a white woman
marrying an Indian becomes "a white
sqHaw." There are also a lot of " black
Indians," who are negroes. Altogether
these number 55,000. Besides these
there are 6,50J "" rtegro citizens ot the
United States," formerly slaves of the
Chickasaws. They do not rank as In
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A DUtron Upheaval of the Sea Devas
tate Town aad Vlllagea an the
Noath Paeifle Coast.
A tidal wave washed the state of
Guerfb, in Mexico, and rose as high as
the plaza at Acapulco, on the tenth.
The following particulars of the tidal
wave on the South Pacific have been
received: Callao was visited ou the
morning of the tenth by a species of tidal
wave, or, rather, a gradual upheaval of
the sea, which caused serious damage
and exceeding alarm. The docks aud
piers of Muelle Darsena were the prin
cipal sufferers, together with some stores
along the shore line, which were com
pletely carried away by the water. Ves
sels were made fast lying alongside the
outer dock. Walls were lifted fully
eight feet high by the upheaval, but
strange to say they were not damaged.
Most of the steamers riding at anchor in
the bay shipped their cables, fearing
further dauger and some of the larger
vessels stood out toward the offing. The
United States storeship Onward left her
anchor, the othcer in command evidently
remembering the fate of her predecessor.
the Fredonia, in the great tidal wave of
Anca, in lb. A quantity of merchan
dise, temporarily stowed on the docks
from ships in discharge, was ruined by
water. A water launch was torn from
its moorings, struck against the iron
pillars of the dock bridge, and carried
away several of them. On shore the
greatest consternatien was apparent.
MANY FAMILIES ARE FLYING
for safety to the high grounds back of the
town. At ten o clock in the morning,
all danger seemed to have passed. The
sea was still somewhat agitated, but was
gradually assuming its ordinary tran
quility, but the effect along the coast,
as far as we can learn, has been severe.
At Mollendo, three hundred .feet of rail
way, which runs along the shore, was
destroyed by the wave. At Ho, the
tjwn and railroad were also seriously
damaged, although no logs ot lue is re
ported. Beyond Mollendo, the cable is
interrupted, and much anxiety prevails
as to the fate of Aricaand Iquique. The
steamer Santa Rosa left Arica on the
evening of the ninth, and reports that
when a few moments under way ex
perienced shocks of an earthquake, and
saw a tidal wave coming in toward the
shore. At Arequipa a strong shock was
felt, but the prefect telegraphs that no
damage was inflicted on the city. From
the south we can receive no farther in
telligence in time for transmission by
this opportunity. From the fact of the
cable not working we are led to believe
that some great calamity may have be
fallen the southern perts. If this should
have been the case, at the guano deposits
ot Pavillion de Pica and Guarillos,
where from eighty to one hundred ships
are loading, the catastrophe must have
been immense. The Panama Star has
the following additional intelligence,
THE EXTENT OF DEVASTATION.
The steamerTJohn Elder arrived at
Callao from Valparaiso on the thir
teenth, and by her we have news that a
desttuctive tidal wave was reported as
having been experienced at Caliao and
ports to the north thereof, and was
known to have extended as far south as
the boundary of Chili, but how much
farther south was Lot known as commu
nication by cable has been interrupted.
The Elder reports the most complete
destruction of Antofagasta, Iquique,
Arica, Tambo, De Moro, Pabellor de
Pico and Ho. Although severe shocks
of earthquake were felt, they caused but
little damage. The destruction of life
and property was owing to the frightful
upheaval and ingress ef the sea. A gen
tleman who ai rived by the Trujillo in
forms us that the flourishing town of
Ignique, the principal port of nitrate
shipments, is left as complete a ruin as
it was after the frightful earthquake and
inundation of 18G8. At Arica the sea
ran over the town to a hill back of the
church, and destroyed much valuable
property. The wreck of the United
States steamer Wateree, which was car
ried inland a couple of miles by the tidal
wave of 1863, was again floated and car
ried a mile or two up the coast The
lower part of Autofagasta, which is part
of the celebrated Caracloes mining dis
trict, in Bolivia, is reported completely
destroyed. The smelting and other
works" were nearly all swept away. The
shipping at Paballen de Pica and the
guano depos-its suffered severely, and
nearly half a dozen fine vessels are re
ported ashore and complete wrecks. The
sea in some places is stated to have risen
sixty feet. With the meager and un
satisfactory reports that have reached us
it is impossible to form any fair estimate
ot the results of this teirible visitation,
but, making all due allowances for exag
gerated statements, we cannot but be
lieve that the destruction of life and
property has been enormous. Whether
the tidal wave extended further south
than Autofagasta.and with what results,
it is impossible to know. We may at
any moment receive further particulars
by way of Valparasaiso and the tranean
dine telegraph and Brazilian cables to
Europe. Between six and eight hun
dred lives are said to have been lost.
The World's Goal Supply.
Kecent inquiry into tbe distribution
of coal has proved that its stores are
greater than was at one time supposed.
The following table, although incom
plete, will serve for purposes of com
Area in Siiuare
r lilted States ...
It thus appears that the total area of
the discovered coai-fields of the world
exceeds 270,000 square mile. In this
country and in British North America
there exists deposit of coal of extraordi
nary magnitude. According to the re
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in 1871, there were then 90,207,000,000
tons of coal available in Great Britain,
at depths not greater than 4,000 feet,
and in seams not less than one foot thick,
besides a quantity of concealed coal esti
mated at 66,273,000,000 tons, making a
total of over J 46,480,000,000 tons. Since
that jieriod there have been raised 600,
000,000 tons up to the close of 1875.
The present annual rate cf consumption
is nearly 132.000,000 tons, and at this
rate the coal deposits of that country
will last over 1,000 years.
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restoring the wasted tystein to new life and energy.
VKGKTINK is the only medicine I use; and as long
as 1 live, I never expect to find a better.
Yours truly, W.H. I LAKK.
1 Monterey Street, Alleghany, I'enn.
The Heat Spriwf JUelieine.
II. It fiTivrvn
Hear rir This is tocertify that I have need your
"Ilhiod Preparation " in my family forseveral years,
and think that, fur Scrofula or CankeroiiK Humors
or Kheumatic affections, it ran not lie excelled ; and
as a hlood purifier and spring medicine, it is the tiest
thing 1 have ever used, and I have used almost every
thing. 1 can cheerfully recommend it to any one in
need of such a medicine.
Mrs. A. A. UINSMOKK, 1 Bussel Street
H7f in Keedetl.
Boston, Feb. 1.1, 18TI
II. K. STEvrss. Ka.:
bear Sir About one year inre I found myself in a
feeble condition from general debility. VKUKT1SK
was stiongly recomniendeilto me by a friend who
hsd lieen much lienehted hyitsute. 1 procured the
article, and after using several bottles, wns restored
to health, and discontinued it use. I feel quite
confident thst there i no medicine superior to it for
lllOSn eomPiaillir lor wun il ii n inn, -ir-pni.-i(.
snil run cneerfullv recommend it to those who feel
that they need something to restore tnem to per
feC,Kespectfully yours, I'. L. PETTKVdl I.L.
I'irro of S. M. Pettingill 4 t'o..
Ho. 10 State St.. Boston.
All Hare Olttalned Belief.
Sot'Tii Bfbwick, Ms., Jan. 17, 1872.
II. K. 8Tr.vr.NS. Ksi.:
Pear Mir I have had dvspepsia In its worst form
for the last ten years, and have taken hundreds of
dollars' worth of medicines without obtaining any
relief. InSeptemle- last I roniaienred taking the
VEUKTINK, since which time my health hasstead
ily improved. My food digests well and I have
gained fifteen punds of flesh. There are several
ethers in this place taking V tGETlNK.andall have
Youra truly. THOMAS E. MOOI1E
Overseer of Card lloom. Portsmouth (Jo.'s Mills.
Prepared liy H. R. Steyecs, Eostou, Mass.
Vetretine is Sold by all Drugists.
The People's Bemedj.
The Universal Fain Extractor.
Note: Ask for Pond's Extract.
Take no other.
POND'S BXTR A CX Is dally prescribed byPhy.
sicians of all Schools, and has acquired the title
TAW Vojrfs' Jtrmedy" for Piles, ratine,
LamsDMs, Barns, Soalde, Brnl.es,
Koreneee, Hulls, t'leere, OM Sore,
PON 'S KXTK A CT also curosToot bmehe,
Headache, ore Tb roat, Hoarseness,
NearalKls, Colle, Diarrhoea,
etc. It la the great sjucijlc for Hemorrhages
from all orjrans, and promptly arrests bleeding
from any source.
Send for pamphlet, address,
OKI'S XimCT CO., M Htl4s Las. Kr Tort.
All rpraon In Del-rale i-Hli who nrI a
InxHtive. corrective, Hut-i-ffltrile or nnti-)iiiiii
nieiliriiH nro dviHt.Y to ut' Tarrant'. Kriti:i
kmt Hrt.TZF.R Ai-fricst, urxl for thin raison : tt ra
nirv4fl ftll ftrri1 matter ft nin t lie In w fin arid xz
lt tli jecrffifiiiH nnd excretion, without imp ir
idic, the HtriiffUi. Hold by tlrtusKiotM everywhere.
I, AXE A 0LEir,C'O.'a
STATIONARY STEAM ENGINES
AWAUVEU GUANO PKIZE Or
$200.00 IN GOLD
AtthftiftfltCiariDfi-'ti I mlnntr.! Kxpsftition. trenrl
fbrCtrculiirj ivtng details of tho Uijioim trial.
THE LANE & B0DLEY CO.,
John mmcI Water NIm.. flnrinnnli.
Jolt t V. lale A- Vet., A feu ttt, Sattlt rille,
Possesses a much greater rower in resloriuj t"
healtbr stall- the diucds ntrnihrsiie of the urethra
tbau either Cuhehiur I'-opaiha. It evr produce
sickoesf. Is cert iu ami speedy in its action. It is
fastsupersediiigevery other remedy. hity capsuh-s
cntes in six or eisht day.. N-o uther medkir.e cau
Owing to its great success, many suhstitutes have
been advertised, such ss Pastes. Mixtures, Pills,
Dalsams, etc., all of hich have lieen abandoned.
ltitmltiH, lHek "ft Capsules eon
taiuing Oil of fauilalwood. suld at all drug store..
Ask for circular, or send foroueto35 and 37 Woos
ter street. New Vork!
MEXICAN MUSTANG LINIMENT.
FOR MAN AND BEAST.
Established 3 Years. Always cure. Alway.
ready. Always bandy. Qa. never yet failed. Thirty
millions have Uted it. Tbe whole world approves
th. f loriou. old Mnstsn the Best and Cheapest
Liniment In rxistence. 2ft cents a bottle. Tbe
Muttanj Liniment cure, when nothing le will.
SOLD BY ALL MEDICINE VENDIRS.
Osgood's Heliotype Engravings.
The ehMeert household omamtntt. Trie
Ono Dollar each. Bvnd for catalogue.
JAMES B. OSGOOD & CO.
$im BOSIOH- "" $1.00
Drinl lrB'no.'0tr'- TO. Oatrat
nCfULfCn Westem cum Woaxa. Chioaso.ru
t C td C 0 fl V dy at no- Bs'nplea worth It
J)3 IU jZUlHa H-rmsOH A Co.. Portland Maine
Cy T A OA T to Agents Sample free, aa-ssc
(JOfl sissy. BOW TO WAKE IT. Bomrthintnem
jlJ Asulatle. COK. VOUUE A CO .r.lii.M.
F. O. VIC'&EUY, Augusta, Me.
tt A n wrr.K
f '.t.lnmii inii Haninlea KIIKR
Kl.TON Sl CO.. ll Nassau tit. New York.
AO rest chance to rnske nioney. (i od agents want
ed. Write at once to atrsH tlro.t o.. Buffalo. N.Y
at day at borne. Agents wanted. Outfit id
terms Ire. TKI't a C . Augusta. Maino
AA A month to Agents and reasonable
C)1UU pc'ises. ThUd A Pratf-nnwiilA
SM.If KablM-rTyp. Stamps A Kub!r Goods.
KND KOK t'ATALOGI K. or ask your Marloner.
something new H.B.lMiKHSOLL. j''B'sv
WATCH KS. A Orest Sensation. Samp-4
H Wa'ehand Outfit rrne to Agents. Better than
Gold. Address A. f OI LTKU . '. Chicago,
PAfl! Made bv 17 Agent i tn .Ian . T7 vr ItU
I my l.tnew.irll.-li-. Samples free.
W J W J 1 Address C . II. t.ixit,m, fi. aye -
fs mm fss gm mm n y.nr to Agenii. r,rr nt a
WKIIII'-''"-"" '' I' r terms lol
4? saUUUlr-M, J. unl,.t t .. -Ve.
Oil I Agents. (Hi ! I everylmdy.
The n.ustarlie Prslerlor.
only V cts, t irculms Ire an air.
C. II. Harrows. Willlmmilic. t.
YOU will agree todistribnt.-.meof nr rlrn
Inrs.wewillsendyoiia a'llKOTlO l;ll.r
I'Kt tl K. and a !' psffe.M-coluuin il Ins paper
-s for a 111. Inclose I O ct. to inty dohIiirm
Aaeuts wauled. KKSHA L A t o.. Ho-ton M.s.
8 ol.l l.v W att-hliiakeis. iiy uiaii.Or. I ircular tree.
8. Itl'KCH CO.. Pay Mrect. New York.
Old B.anly l-nnd Warrants hatight. Ui;'het
cash price paid by Oii.Monr, A t o . V iihiiigtii. I. .
LAM WAHKAKTW. I buy them no matter
how mutilated or imperfect. A II claims susm-t
L'. H. collected. Address f. K. Arnold. HI
W. fth St.. Cinrinnatit o.
Men ffotrVfl nnri tHk onlTM .tl a'''
chant. ht.Ui y MM ft nr hii'! ft"
trnvHinff x hiis m pawl. AiMr
;KM sMhiiTk .. M. Konin. Mo.
heKrie Sewing Machine IS Til K II RST A II K A P
fcsT.Agents wanted. W.T. Bli A t o. Itiiflalo. N. V
AGENTS FOB K A LATH INK. per rent. com
mission Mid ten yesrs eountv richt. AMOrt
MASON A .t,a! aiiami xtreel. K -w- ork.
tlll.l.IAHlB T HI-"-
o..... ... l-.u lt..ll I'L.tli 1'itrrt
and everything appertaining t"
Uillianls. at uowesi -rice nam
ing the largest t( k and finest
facilities lor mamiif-iiirlng
orders can be prompt I tilled.
Uood second blind table rl.mp.
Tim Hi 111 a x t 11, mi tuns.
tnittd iiewspuper, sent tree on
j;t Hrosilsa., W. .
f. if n n r
Dunba.a & Sons, Muurfarture-r.i
f 1 Wuierooins, IS V.nnl I It h HI..
.ziif IK.stiiblu'lied ItM.l MOW YOUK.
HTPricea ReinaonablB. Torr eTasy..AJ
COLLINS 8c CO'.S OotS
. i. ' ..,,.ii.
fOK h """IsT iT r, irn
yOUi AnnBrsS TO 1
212 Water St NEW-YOPK City.
-Maize Flour Toilet Soap!--Maize
.Mol-.a dmis TAilnt $nsn!
C sT. " "a YKAII. ACKNTS WAJiTKI
JT, nlll I on our UrsaS .nillnil Ion
S7" ve i-ruaprrlns, i presenting
150 DISTINCT BOOKS
wanted every a here.Thr lf sri ral t IhlniEci ' r trier-
Sales made from this i hen mM -hil-I-' i..m.Ks( iiI. .
agents -wanted on our MtliMIII'KUka v
III KI.I-:Sp.siipertor toull otio-rs. it h 111 valuable II
lustmtcdablsand superb hiii-iinv. Tlieae books
best Ills Woilil. Kllll piiltb uliir- tree Ad-tress
JoiiN K. l ull til A t o.. 1 ublisl.ers. Philadelphia
SnsPa alff'rtnf n-nni sll sth.rs.1a
1 1 - shfM, with 8.11 aiju.llD. Mil
MnUr ad.nt llMlf 1 all DnsS
it.asf ik ki.. ami ib ball la
is . presses back ta In
tesrttaee lust aa a person
would witu tha flnKer "
llshl prwsr. lb ll.rbl. Is S.IS
rlry ud msM. snd s rdll ur rli. II la sy,
Srhl od eb.ap. ! hj ai.ll. Cto-lf !r.
ECOLESTON TRUSS CO.. Marshall, Mich.
Th Farquliar Separator -
x i not ensfiy c-rneil mllo-sc tini'-s, nut
Tj 1 17 1 it can Is- mad" in tliii- inoiiilis l- mv
V I I one of either "x, l'i any l'rl it llm
A I I I i ountry ho is wiliim to wi.i k leadilr
III I I J lilt) lilplnrineul Unit we fiirni-li.
J " " K-r aeek III Volirowii low II. V-'ll l.ee I not
lie away from home over i ielit . tun em tie your
w hole tune to the work, or only yoiirp.i- menls.
We have ag-nt who are inskiim over K-itt per d.iv
st the business. All who engage at once can make
money fast. A t the pres -nt tl me money cannot fco
made soea-ilv and liipblly at snv other bu"iiies.
It costs nothing to try fie busiin . jcinisaul
Outfit free. Address tol
II. II M.LI.TT A '.. Portland. Maine-. ,
"The Best Polish in the World.
DR. WAKXER'S HEALTH C0HET.
With f-ltlrt Htipportrr noil
Secures llF.Ai.Tii and foanntTof
fllKl . tVlHl bHsCt Sfld !!t'TT of
yc.Tin. Three tinrnients ill one.
Approved hv sll i IivhIi-ihij.
i it i-; nth w a p t i-: n .
Sam pit- by mini, In t'otiill. fl;
dalles n, II IS. To Ap'-nis tl
i5 rental ess. Older sire two
Inches stiiiillcr tli:m ffalst mea
sure over the tlrt't-s.
Warner Bros. V61 rosaVar. N.T-
A GREAT OFFER ! ,e;iVd,.'.7.,."4
llose ft liirltMIiAOIIt t - N.nrs mid
awitttffl-riMtiri of fJral-liM f n k er Iftclisd
I. H'.t'l'i K.i nt Isaerlirleesleresshur hi-ktiillnienls'-r
to let ... II imIiI lor thaa r?.r
IM-Inreolbrrd. fv TI-:lt.VJi: IMIMIUKi;
mid I l'HI till T ll 4 ! nil OKJ Sj In.
rlinlliitliirlrM: HOI-t l.ylH mii.I llM -lOI
K srrlhr It. SiT M A OK SSelnt e Plasm
MI-lu. 1 l-:t ne sil nil ..ot se.l n j.sr.
slop Orrsns lt. 4 l swl-i. ?.I..U
NloaN;.V IO SIO.aMM. IJMnp.Klllllrasli
mil uvit s tear, in prrlri l urdrr mid ssl -rsnlr
I. Illuslrula-d I stslosnea i.imIIo.I. A
ril.ernl dlsevunl to li-silier-. Miiiinr, etc.
KhPFi itimrst hsirprlre. IIOHK i: ' -TI
KH A .. 11 ii u I in tu re r. H l.l I lilt
Mlrrel. ntn lark.
BABBITT'S TOILET SOAP.
TolUI aii-l Ih- tl.lit.
arliti' 11 Bed
trcsti. i.lort l'i
I, Mi Sli'l D'-w "e- i
pnklls The riNEsIT TOIl.FT IMP la " Wt
For Use In tho Nursery It has Ho Kunl.
Worth teo iiuim III lo.iny u."il'-f .i-l ' ou'lv 1 o s...f ..
Sasnpl. bos, rool.ln.nt- J rk. "f o. '". 10 " sa-
dr.. oa TMt-let of ' -nl. Arf-lre..
B. T. BABBITT. Hew York Cltjr.
I V l osls by sll lwu.-ir.il. J I
Kr.SCP'SHalllKTsl-i.iily iilie.insllty-'l lie lies!.
Keep's Pateut Partly -ins'le Press Will Is
un he finished ss east s i liciuiiilig a llalldkeii hiel.
The very l,est. si for i7.M.
Keep's ( list Shirts made to un aslire.
The very be.t. sis for ..
A II elegant et ot genilie Oold plsle I i-IUl slid
Meeve Tint lou given with' h ball dn..Kiep hil ts
Keep's Miirt are deliverd KltH. ou receipt ol ru a
In any part of the I'nioii noeapressrharges to psy.
Samples with full directions tor s-ll liie.ureiin nt
heut free to any Hddress. Nostamp required.
Keal dlrec ly with the Manufacturer and get Bottom
Prices Keep Manufacturing to., I to! Mercer ht ..M . Y
week In your own town. T erm, arid (fi out II I
free. Ii. 11 A LLKTf A fit.. Fortlsnd, Maine.
hi-:! wRiri.vu to iirr.RTiKiis,
le tw asty su ssmw th adverllseiussl
In Ifcia rfer. w. M. l. it:.
Pittsburgh Jlanufacluresat Whnlenale Trim.
Ibn containing t'ream Jug, f'ov-red Hugar howl.
Spo'o Holder. I 'overed Itiitter liish, I'-simblets, tl
. ight Irch Ovwl lushe Waicr Pit her, is seven inch
lllgli Fruit Plihe., '4 Individual Mnue i.li-s. I
l ake rialvoi, all of good 'juality glass, for
the box ;t till
liox containing St doen half pint Table snd I
dozeu Tiu Covered Jells Tiimbleis Hi .to
Dog eoiitallilfig V do.eii '1 aliie aud S do.eu t n
eied Jelly Tumblers
Wlanow (Ji ass, liny, fsi ft 1 Hest. I hcriind .
2 ! '
by H to In by l'i
11 by II to Ii. by -.'4
la by l'i to 2U by :i
2 tl I
.1 III I
3 71 I
t I.I I
IS by M t 21 b ! I
lod to (,d . A ij it) i A
Nails, K-g of iilts...U 7:, :i i :i r. tl mi
We will furnish any of ubore arth li s at pli es
state!, delivered on boaldcsrs or stenuihost lier".
The money iiniHt, tn all cases, acu oni patiy t lie l'i el .
H.end P.O.Order.Hauker's llraltol Registered l etter.
Reference, th Nat. Psnk. Pit Isbiirsfi, I'll Addl'
HKNHV U. VAM'K. P. O. Box HUH. Plttsburoh.
The Only Safe.
Oaorlees and Durable
It ruosived tha
Only Centennial Medai
BEST m7.Vt1 MdrHlKkX
Florrnee Jvloetilu- C-i
fciEND K1' (TRf'l'l A US.
TA Cook, with Own. . Atltmte fit
1 J il COUISDER
A great discovery! a new sua p com pontic" 1 1 .oof lies
softens and liitens the skin, lis" ondei lul Ih-hIiiiiJ
and supcrioraasliiiig properties. ami iscimtlh suited
for the bath, nursery and genets I toilet. 1 1 Is 1I1 lul. I -fully
perfumed, snd sold ever hi re lit 11 modi-rat
price. hVgistcrcd in piitenf -oftice, l-7ii. b lite trninn
tacturers. McKKONK. VAN liAAt.KN A t t., I'lills).
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