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THE WAY OF THE WORLD.
There are beautiful songs that we never
-And names that are never spoken,
There are treasures guarded with jealous.
And kept as a secret token,
There are faded flbwers and letters dim
With the tears that have rained above
For the fickle words and faithless hearts
That taught us how to love them.
There are sighs that come in our joyous
To chasten our dreams of gladness,
And tears that spring to our aching eyes
In hours of thoughtful sadness.
For, the blithest birds that sing in spring
Will flit the waning summer,
And lips that we kissed in fondest love
Will smile on the first new coner.
Over the breast where the lilies rest
In white hands still forever,
The roses of June will nod and blow.
Unheeding the hearts that sever.
And lips that quiver in silent grief,
All words of hope refusing,
Will lightly turn to the fleeting joys
That perish with the using.
Summer blossoms and winter snows,
Love and its sweet elysian,
Hope, like a siren dim and fair,
Quickening our fainting vision;
Drooping spirit and failing pulse,
Where untold memories hover,
Eyelids touched with the seal of death,
And the fitful dream is over.
TMm Shop to Mansion.
rhe Romantic Story of a Dress
Maker's Rise in Life.
BY MRS. F. M. HOWARD.
There was Dareiy time to pacK tue trunk
before the carriage would be at the door
to carry her to the station, and she h-d lit
tle time to think of any thing but the details
of the unexpected journey. Mr. Falconer
took a roll of bills from his bill-book.
"Isabel," he said, "I wish you to go amply
provided to do whatever is needed for your
aunt, you can help her -now to advantage.
Please feel no restrictions whatever, and if
there is not enough ask for more, and leave
"Mr. Falconer!" she said, in a trembling
"I do not wish any one who has loved and
-befriended you to suffer need, whenwehave
sich abundance. I should he ashamed of
myself'could I allow it." He spoke kindly
"Ican not tell you how ;atifying it will
be to me to be able to rcaieve the distress I
expeetto find," she said, as she put the bilL
As the train whizzed .long her mind took
aretrospective turn. )Galy -nrti short
months ago, and she had passed ove- this
road a bride, in such a maze of strangeness
that she hardly realized that it was herself.
Her book of experiences "d 'teen unfold
ing ever since, and what i. delightful one it
was, so widely different from any thing she
had ever dreamed of, and she thought of
her husband with a warm thrill at her
heart. "The kindest and most unselfish of
men," she murmured, "and Gracie, sweet
-darling! could a mother ask for a lovelier
She was thoroughly rested now. Mind
and body had been treated to such an en
tire change that she was once more buoyant
with life and enerey, and the peevishness
produced by the long routine of work and
menta aggravation, which had so ;worn
upon her nervous system, had passed
away, and she was going to her aunt iaer
need with every faculty on the alert, and
with her tenderness aroused toward the
friend who had been all the mother she had
A lady sat before her, holding a little girl
in her arms; the child was peevish. "Go
*to sleep, dear," said the lady, kindly. "Lay
-your head on my shoulder and take a nap."
"Oh, auntie, I can't!" The child was al
most sobbing with excitement and weari
ness, for they had come a long journey.
."Auntie!" The word, so familiar, struck
a vibrating chord in Isabel's heart, and re
minded her of the loving care her aunt had
given her in the old days, before poverty
and sorrow had come to wring her heart and
chill her affections.
-One time of sickness she remembered in
particular, when Mrs. Harmon had nursed
her night and day for weary weeks, and
tears of joy rose to her eyes as she remem
bered that she had it in her power to re
pay, in some measure, her debt of grati
Meanwhile Mrs. Harmon was sitting in
--her poor home in a maze of sorrowful
trouble; John Harmon had been unusually
* dissipated for the last six months, and her
*.poor heart had sank away down, out of
sight of hope or courage, and she had
prayed wildly that something might come to
*change the miserable routine.
:WSomething had come; he was a carpen
* t'er, and in ascending a ladder in a state of
intoxication his foot slipped, and, falling, his
-neck was broken, causing instant death, and
when he was carried to his miserable home,
=which he had left that morning with curses
and threats, the poor wife feltas if in some
way she was responsible for the awful oc
She longed for, yet dreaded, Isabel's ad
* vent in the shabby little cottage. She had
written so little since her marriage that her
aunt had little idea of what her manner of
life was now, but she was sure of one thing,
%hat it would be painful to her to come into
the home, which had so long sheltered her,
and see the ravages drink had made, for
she had been obliged to part with every
thing of value in the house, an old secreta
ry and a shabby old bureau and a battered
sewing-machine the only pieces of furni
ture left which were not actually indispen
She remembered only too well the girl's
last stay at home; how her very soul rose
up in rebellion against John Harmon's
course, and the bitter words and scornful
looks which made it a relief when she went
away, for he was not a man to bear inter
ference, and Isabel's fierce disapproval only
*drove him into more dogged persistence in
She almost repented sending for her, as
-she thought it all over, and then a longing
desire to see her, to lean upon her strong
young arm for support, would possess her,
and she could hardly await patiently the
lIour of her arrival.j
She was not prepared then for the scene
. when Isabel, in blooming health and ele
gantly attired in a rich traveling suit, came
in at the humble door, and taking the poor
tried and prematurely aged little woman ir
her arms, petting and kissing her as she
cried, tearfully: "Dear auntie; my poor,
John Harmon was laid in a drunkard's
grave, and the tears which were shed were
more for the "might have been " and for
the wasted life so suddenly brought to a
close than for sorrow that he had gone.
Indeed, a brighter atmosphere was even
now pervading the house, as the fact be
came more tangible that no more blows or
curses were to be dealt out there, and the
children began to look brighter, and lose
their cowed, scared look, and all planned
and looked forward to the future, as if a
great black cloud had rolled off their hori
zon, as indeed there had. Alas! that any
man should so conduct himself that the
oest-end kindest thing he can do for his
family is to die and free them from his
The children had gone to bed, and Isabel
and her aunt were alone in the shabby little
room which was dignified by the name of
parlor. "N ow, auntie, tell me all your
plans," she said, taking the wrinkled, hard
working hand of her aunt in hers.
'1 don't know as I can, child," replied
* Mrs. Harmon. "This has come so sudden
like it seems as if I'd had no time for any
definite plans. I shall go along in the same
old way probably, working har-d and having
little." She had been unusually despondent
this evening, and life had a hard, far-away
look to her.
"Are there any debts to pay," and Isa
bel's voice had a reassuring business ring.
," Yes, a few that I know of. I have strug
gled hard to keep from debt, but I could not
..~succeed," and she sighed heavily.
"Didn't Uncle John have any business
papers. Perhaps there are receipted bills or
unsettled accounts in the old secretary.
Hadn't we better look?"
aoerhaps sot'l lavei all with you,
child; some way I ha c ncither eart or
courage to do any thing to night," said the
Isabel robe and, going to the old desk,
drew out from a drawer a bundle of pa
pers. unpaid bills, contracts for labor and
other umnmportant papers, and lastly a long
otielal envelope, which sue eagerly opened.
"Oh, auntie, come and see," she cried, joy
fully; "Uncle John had a life insurance."
"Are you sure, childe" Mrs. Harmon's
voice trembled with eager hope. "Can it be
It was possible; a glib insurance man had
attacked John Harmon one day when he
was unusually pliable, and had worked upon
him until. partly from a sense of justice
and partly from a very natural desire to
be rid of the man's persistence, he had
taken out a policy of a thousad dollars
-a little fortune in this time of need.
He had felt ashamed of the unpremed
itated provision as soon as he had made it,
and deposited the policy in the old desk
without a word.
'-Oh, Isabel, what a wonderful prov
idence," cried Mrs. Harmon, as she read
the paper and took in the welcome cer
tainty. Her apathy was all gone now, and
her eyes began to sparkle with the rays o1
anew hope. "This will pay every debt and
leave quite a large sum besides. I can plan,
now tl:at there seems to be something to
"Oh, my dear auntie, you have plenty to
plan with," said Isabel, joyfully. "I have
the very best husband in the world, and I
have come prepared to repay you for a little
of the love and care you have given me
from infancy. All there is for you to do is
to make up your mind what course you
wisn to pursue, and the means shall not ue
"Have you, then, married a man who is
able to allow you to do this?" said Mrs.
Harmon, looking into Isabel's glad eyes
"Not only able, but willing, auntie," and
she repeated her conversation with Mr.
Falconer before starting, and named the
large sum he had given her.
"Isabel, child, I ought not to take it, in
deed I ought not," cried the widow with
emotion: "your generosity forces me to tell
you a secret, which I have never thought
best to divulge until now."
"A secret C' said Isabel, surprised in her
"Yes, a secret. I ought not to take your
money, dear child, for really you are not re
lated to me, and I have no claim on you for
"Not related to you!" echoed Isabel.
"Auntie Harmon, what do you mean?"
"Just what I say, Isabel," replied Mrs.
Harmon. "I have never told you the stor.
of your parentage. fearing it would make
you uneasy and dissatisted with your hum
"owNO, AUTY, TELL ME YoUR FI.NS
ble home, and the hard, humiliating work
whichIsaw nowayto prevent your doing:
butnowthat youhavea husband and a po
sition to sustain in society it is .itting that
you should know who you are, and that not
a drp ofmy hmbleblood runs in your
"Yo ar god ad kndand have been a
tru moherto e;you shal-1 not under
rateyousel," aidIsabel, warmly; "but,
oh!do ellme f tisstrange thing."
"We ere ustmarried, John and I.
Isaelchldparonme if I continue to
nameyou s arelative."
"Auntic." interrupted Isabel, deprecat
"Yucan not realize, perhaps, that John
wsakind husband, and that I was one of
tehappiest of wives. We lived in a large,
handsome cottage then, and were quite well
tod tthe time you were born. The first
shthad been fired at Fort Sumter the
previous January, and a young Southern
gentleman came nere with his young wife.
wowas an invalid, and he had brought her
Nrhnot only to escape the fierce heat of
aSouthern sumi:Der, but to avoid the ex
citement of the troubled times which she,
iii her weak state, was poorly able to bear.
He was of a rich and influential family, or
he could not have passed the lines, even in
that early stage of the National troubles,
and nothing but the devoted love he cher
ished toward his wife would have kept him
out of the fray.
"They were accompanied, of course, by an
old black nurse, Maum Chloe. who had
nursed and waited on your mother since her
infancy; but in spite of the tender care
which she and the tender young husband
ad lavished upon her, the young wife con
tinued to fade, and he stopped here on their
way to the South, and decided to remain
here until after you were born, hoping that
she would then be better able to travel, and
to face the excitement of the war times at
"Searching for a quiet boarding place, for
the hotel was far from being a pleasant
home for an invalid, he happened upon us,
and at his earnest solicitation I consented
to furnish them rooms and board for a few
months, and in nine weeks from the time
they came you were born."
" Then I am of Southern birth?" said Isa
bel, who was listening to the story with
"Yes, and your name was Isabel Carring
ton. Your father was an ardent sympa
thizer with the South, as it was natural he
should be, and we kept our lips tight closed
to repress the words of patriotism which
burned to come out, out of deference to our
guests. It was not for long, however, for
your poor mother, poor young thing, was
not strong enough to rally after your birth,
and in our intense anxiety for her all: M
tional differences were forgotten for the
time, and we watched over her as if there
were no interests outside her sick chain
be-. She only lived a few weeks, and the
war was fully under way, and though your
father was almost distracted with grief
at his loss and the necessity of leav
ing her here, he saw no better way
than to bury her in Iorthern soil, until
such time as he could come back
and remove her- to his home. which I think
w-as on a plantation near Richmond.- They
were wecal thy, I k-new, from their conversa
tion, though they did not show it by assum
ir~g superior airs, as so many people do,
-ey much. After she died your father
was more than ever anxious to throw him
self into tie wvar, but, of course, it was not
to be thought of taking a tender babe like
you with him, even if he could have passed
he lin:es with you in safety. So, with a
f:atrs natural feelings at parting with
you, he left you in old Chloe's and my joint
cae, lcaving with me an ample sum of
noney to care for you both, expecting with
the sanguine folly so many were guilty of
that the war would soon be over, and that
no would return and take you South. Poor
old Chloe pined and mourned for her young
mistress, and grieved over her home until
she was a mere shadow of herself and an
easy prey to the severity of her first win
ter in a cold climate, and she, too, died, and
you and I were left alone."
My poor, darling mamma," said Isabel,
with a tear of pity for the young mother
she had never seen, "and my father-my
oor, brave papa!'
"Never came back, and we never heard
f-om him after that day, when he left us so
heart-boken at leaving you, his little
sabl (you were named after your grand
mother), and the grave of his Alicia, whom
he loved with an almost idolatrous passion,
and yet so eager and earnest to join his
runtrvmen in their struggle. It is prob
able that he was killed in the first battles of
the wvar, and that his letters to his people
milscarried in the excitement of the times,
for I have never heard a word from any of
"It may be none of them survived the
fo-tunes of war,'' said Isabel, thoughtfully;
-'but please tell me more of nmy parents, I
have so longed te, i~now of them, and thought
it strange that you were so reticent concern
ng them, and now my interest is re
"You resemble your fater, said Mrs.
Harmon, raising her chin and looking in
her face, "though your eyes and hair are
iko vur mother's; she was a very beautiful
wnoman, out your fatner was piain, though
with a face of great intelligence and
strength; you are like him in character, too.
I have both their pictures in a locket
which was left in old Chloe's care for
you, and I have always intended to
give it to you, but the right time has
never seemed to come until now. I
have been obliged to hide it, for it is very
valuable, and 1 feared it would be sold with
the rest of our valuables," and a hot blush
.f shame stole over her face for the mem
-ry of the dead, and rising, she dragged out
the old bureau, bringing out a box from be
hind it, which she placed in Isabel's hand.
[t was an o d-fashioned locket, of solid,
"Y -I L
IT WAS AN OLD-FASIIIONED LOCKET.
heavy gold, set in a rim of small, sparkling
diamonds, and suspended on a chain of rare
value. It was indeed a beautiful girlish face
which looked out at Isabel as she touched
the spring reverently; the other face was,
as Mrs. Harmon had said, one of great
force and character, and she could see her
.>wn resemlance to it as she looked at it
ong und earnestly.
,-This is indeed a revelation, Aunt Debby,"
she said, pressing the pictured face to her
li s, "and you we-e wise that you did not
tell me before, for it would have made the
unhappy phases of my lot doubly unhappy
if I had known they were not my birth
right, and stjil have been powerless to rem
edy the wrong, but now I am sure Mr. Fal
coner will never rest until he has found out
all there is to know about my family."
-You se now, my dear Isabel," said Mrs.
Harmon. -that it is not right for me to ac.
cept this assistance from you, now that you
know the facts."
"I only see that I am the more indebted
to you, since there is not even the slight
ties of blood which 1 supposed to bind me
'-But I loved you, child, and so much that
I did not cail you by your own name, fear
ing that you would not love me as well if
rou did not believe yourself to be my kin
dred," said Mrs. Harmon. "I fear I have
been too selfish in my love, and I ought to
have orought you up as Isabel Carrington."
"And don't I love you, too?" cried Isabel,
impulsively, ignoring Mrs. Harmon's self
reproach; "and yet you refuse me the
small pleasure of making you comfortable
after the long, weary years of trouble you
have endured; but I shall not listen to your
objections," and she shook her head wil
fully, "as you wil find out when I unfold
my plans, since you object to planning .for
it was very pleasant to the widow to have
a stronger will to plan and think for her,
and she submitted with gentle remon
strances, while Isabel made the purchase
of a larger and more convenient house. r
furnishing and stocking it with necessities
to last for months, and purchased new
wardrobes entire for the children, who
looked upon her as if she was a veritable
fairy godmother, and, lastly, bought a new
sewing machine, with every modern im
provement, to take the place of the noisy,
heavy-running, old "rattle-te-bang," as one
of the children irreverently named the
worn-out machine, which had so long done
its unwilling duty in earning the family
"I think you can do a good deal of the em
broidered fancy work which is so fashiona
ble now," saitd Isabel, as she looked at the
embroidery attachment to the machine.
"I's nothing but a pleasure to turn this
beautiful thing," said Mrs. Harmon, de
lightedly, as she made the wheels spin
around, "and I have regular customers
enough to keep me in steady work."
Isabel had placed a sum in the bank also,
which, with the insurance, when it came,
would cause the widow's bank book to pre
sent quite a respectable appearance, though
this Mrs Harmon did not discover unta
after Isabel had gone, and she found the
certificate of deposit in an envelope under
Isabel paid a reverent visit to the graves
of her fair young mother and of faithfu,
Chloe, and with her own hands cleared
away the weeds and planted a white rose
on each sunken mound. A plain monu
ment, bearing the words "My Mother,"
with the name and date, and a plain slab
for Chloe's grave was her next labor of
love, and she could not help hoping that by
some of the strange happenings which so
often occur in life some of the Carringtons
might chance to find the stone, and by it
know that the long-lost daughter of their
house was living and had placed it there.
"Dear ! denar! is it possible that you and
Harvey have parted so soon?" said Mrs.
Stanford, facetiously, as Isabel landed at
her door tired and dusty with travel.
"Yes, indeed. wve had a few words and
parted," replied Isabel, laughingly, keep
ng up the illusion, and then she explained
the circumstances which had led to her ap
pearance in Netw Yorgr aione.
A few hours later they were sitting in
Mrs. Stanford's own room beside an open
grate; it was late September, and Isabel
had told her the story of her birth, and
Mrs. Stanford had received it as a very
pleasant revelation, doing away with the
shop-girl side of the story completely.
"Really quite a romance," she said, ap
provingly, "and, of course, Harvey will
spare no pains to find out if the Carring
tons are yet living."
" presume so." replied Isabel, absently.
"I am so anxious to know if my father is
living, though it hardly seems probable."
The very possibility thrilled her through
"What a mercy that Mrs. Harmon con
trived to keep the locket for you," said
Mrs. Stanford, turning the precious relic
over carefully with critical eyes; a dia
mond locket was a very gratifying proof o:
the probable standing of Isabel's family
and she appreciated it accordingly. "I1
will be so necessary for you to have some
thing with which to prove your identity, ii
you do find them."
" And so you met Mrs. :Monteith in Phila
delphia,'' laughed Mrs. Stanford, "and she
doubtless thought she was showing me a
favor in crushing you."
Mrs. s auford forgot that Mrs. Monteith
had but shown the same spirit she had her
-Really, I must contrive to let her heai
this delightfully romantic story of yours.'
Mrs. Stanford looked at it in a mercenar3
and social light only, while Isabel's heart
was full of the sweet, strange joy of having
found out the long-sought knowledge of
her parentage, and she changed the subject
by teling her sister-ia-law her plan in re
gard to LottIe ford. The lady was in a
facetious humor, and cried, gayly: "I shall
expect tohear next that you and Harvey
have started an orphan asylum, or at the
east an invalid's retreat," and she laughed
heartily at the brilliancy of her idea. '"But
really, joking aside," she added, more seri
ously, "it will be nice for Gracde if the girl
is intellgent and refined, and of course you
would not think of the thing otherwise."
"My dear sister, if you could only recover
from the idea that a person is necessarily
vulgar and ill bred simply because she is
poor," said Isabel, with a deprecating
* * * * * *
"Oh, mother, if you only knew how hard
it is for me to lie here and see you doing sc
much for me." The speaker was Lottie
Ford; she lay upon the lounge, in the one
room which answered for sitting-room, din -
ing-room and parlor, and watched the
patient mother as she polished the bosom of
a fine shirt she was ironing, for Mrs. Ford
was obliged to do a great deal of fine laun
dry work now that Lottie wvas sick and the
She was a small, spare woman, with Lot
tie's gentle spirit reflected in her thin face;
it had been pretty once, in the day-s long.
long ago, when Mr. Ford, then a thrifty me
chanic, brought her to a cozy nest called
happy, anc the wor-pevcr.y-sept a re
spectful distance from their door.
Tnen troi ble came in the form of sick
ness and death, and two lovely children
were laid i. the grave, and Lottie had the
fall which resulted in her lameness, and the
little moth(: was glad to turn her faculty
for fine ir-ning to advantage in helping
along, for Mr. Ford, though the kindest and
most willing of men, was no longer young
"Don't fret, Lottie," she said, as shefitted
the bosomn-board into another shirt "Let
us be thank ful that I can get the work to
do; if I couid only see you getting better I
could work with a ligat heart." And she
sighed as she went into the little kitchen
for a fresh iron.
"How I wish I might hear from Isabel,"
said Lottie, as the mother returned. "I
have I holught of her so much of late."
"Yes," r.-plied Mrs. Ford, "that basket of
fruit and flowers she sent you cheered and
helped you better than a half-dozen doctors'
"Doubtless she has too many interests in
her new life to think of poor Lottie very
often, though," sighed the daughter.
At that very moment Mrs. Stanford's own
elegant carriage was at the front of the
shabby tenen:nt, house, and Isabel, her face
aglow with tje delight of meeting her
friend again, ran up the, stairs, and, as the
door was ajar. she stepped in without knock
in ', and before Lottie could quite compre
hend who or what it was, she had her arms
around the poor, pale little figure, crying
joyfully: "Lottie, you darling, precious lit
tle Lottie, I have come to take you home
"Isabel, dear Isabel, is it indeed you?"
'md Lottie looked in the face of her friend
.vith wau delight. "I was just wishing for
"Yes, Mrs. Falconer, Lottie has really
pined for you," said Mrs. Ford, as she took
(sabel's hand in hers, and lolred up into.
the bright face with a wistful expression.
"Then she shall pine no longer," replied
Isabel, with a happy smile, "for I have come
to take her home with me, where she is to
grow well and strong again, little mother,"
and she patted the wrinkled hand in her's
coaxingly, for she knew there would be a
struggle in the Aoving mother heart before
she could consent to her going.
"Home with you, Isabel!" exclaimed Lot
tie, her pinched face lighting up with the
"If you are at all able to be moved," and
sabel took a low seat by Lottie's side and
explained her plans.
"How can I let her go," said Mrs. Ford,
"she's the very light of my eyes," and the
tears rolled down her cheeks at the thought
"I know it, Mrs. Ford, but think of the
advantages; the best of medical attend
ance, pienty of out-door air, when she is
able to go out, and a per.manent and easy
situaion as soon as she is well-enough to
attend to it."
"It will be a grand thing for her," replied
Mrs. FOrd, more cheerfully, "and I am sure
her father will be so thankful. for he has
worried so much because we could not do
for her as we wished."
"And now, dear, when do you think we
"Whenever you wish, Isabel," replied
Lottie, her eyes full of content at the pros
pect of the pleasant change. "I have but
little packing to do; Diessea oe notaing, yon
know, when it comes to a moving day." '
" I'ni afraid Lottie will cut a poor figure
in your handsome home," said Mrs. Ford,
with a sigh, her eyes involuntarily resting
on Isabel's stylish dress.
"Now, little mother, I forbid one sigh in
this matter." cried Isabel. "Lottie is to be
under my authority for the next year, and
if I choose to load her down with pretty
wrappers, and the like, I shall brook no in
terference; but there is vet one question
to settle. Do you think, Lottie, dear, you
can travel with my assistance, or shall I
send for Mr. Falconer; he wished me to, in
case you needed a gentleman's care."
"Mr. Falconer! Do you mean to say,
Isabel, that your husband would come to
New York to help take care of a poor girl
whom he has never seen in his lifer" and
Lottie raised herself on one elbow anid
looked in her friend's face in her surp'rise.
"You do not know Mr. Falconer," and
there was a world of pride and respect in
her voice. "I do mean just that, but if you
could ride to the depot in Mi's. Stanford's
carriage, with your father to assist you into
the train, Mr. Falconer will meet us at
home with our carriage, which is a very
"I'm sure I can," said Lottie; she was
looking brighter and better already, and
she tried her strength carefully and hope
"Can you waik at all?" as Lottie raised
herself on the lounge.
"With the aid of my crutches," and she
"I UAE COME TO TAKE YUHOME wITE ME."
fitted them under her slender arms and
walked a few steps.
" Then if you think you can be ready we
will start to-morrow afternoon and I will
telegraph to Mr. Falconer to meet us," re
plied Isabel; "and as railway offiis are so
kind to ladies, and especially invalid ladies,
I have no doubt we shall get along nicely."
" The Lord will bless you, Mrs. Falconer,"
said Mrs. Ford, following her to the hall
below, "nothing could be more opportune
for Lottie, aiid though I shall miss her so
much, I am very grateful," and tears gath
ered in her eyes again.
" Mrs. Ford," and Isabel looked affection
ately at the loving little woman, " I should
be ungrateful, indeed, if I did not use the
great blessings which have come to me fo-'
more than my owii selfish pleasure; rest
assu'ed it is a delight, both to Mr. Falconer
and myself, to do this for Lottie," and she
waved her hand with a smile at the pale
little woman as the carriage drove away.
Mr. Ford entered thankfully into the plan
with a full heart when he came hem e to din
ner; the ac;'s Qpread like wildfire through
te house that Lottie was to go away and
live with a rich friend who was to do all for
her that her pai'ents were too poor to do,
and they all rejoiced in her good fortune.
All these humble neighbors were more or
less interested in the pale little invalid, who
had in her days of comparative strength
been a blessing to all of them in turn, and
now that she was going away they were
anxious to add a mite from their scanty
stores to aid in her preparations.
One brought in a collar, another a piece of
bright ribbon, and when Mrs. McCarthy
came bringing a white apron ironed to the
last degree of nicety and her only article of
luxury, Lottie could not refrain-from tears.
Some were only able to offer assistance;
and busy hands helped to put the slender
wardrobe in perfect order and pack the lit
tie trunk, and when Mrs. Stanford's car
riage again drove to the door Lottie was
helped down the stairs by strong, willing
hands, eager tohelp, and hearty good wishes
followed her from the humble home.
"Shure, miim, an' Miss Lottie '11 come
back to yees as well and strong as any body
belikes," said Mrs. McCarthy, wiping her
eyes on the corner of her apron ; " bless her
swate heart, an' may all the saints bless the
good leddy that gives her the chance."
[To be continued.]
The Third Party in Indiana.
~IAXAr'oLs, July 30.-Three hun
dred representatives of the People's
party assembled in State convention in
this city to-day and organized for the
omg campaign. T. W. Ferre, presi
dent of the State Alliance, was made
chairman, and1 it was unanimously de
cided to place a full State ticket in the
feld next year, and to make a special
fight in all the counties for members of
A Ltst of the Survivora and their Piace
DALLAS, TEXAs, July 10.-As your
paper is read not only in this State, but
in every State of the Soutb, % litre you
have numorous readers, I send you for
publication a correeted roster of the
surviving generals of the Confederate
army, compiled irom the most reliable
data to be had to June 30. 1891.
The number of gerieial ollicors of ali
grades, appointed and commissioned, is
498, viz: Six general-, one general with
temporary rank. one quartermaster
general, two coniiissary gene rals, two
surgeon generals, onechijef or ordnance,
475 brigadier generals, 102 rose to the
rank of major general and 21 rose to
the rank o lieutenant general. One,
Gen. Joseph E. Johnstou, and twelve
brigadier generals are reported dead
since January 31. 1891, leaving 184 liv
ing out of the original number. I hope
that this list is correct; that they are
all living as reported: but if any nave
"crossed over the river" I ask my old
friends to be kcind enough to give me
the name, rank, State and residence.
The old Confederates now living will,
wiien reading this roster of the living,
recall many incidents of the war now
long since forgotten. lt ruse this list,
Gustave P T Beauregard, New Or
GENEIZAL W ITII TE3 IPORARY RANK.
Edmund Kirby Smith, Sewanee,
Stephen D Lee, Starkville, Miss.
James Longstreet, Gainesville, Ga.
Jub4l A Early, Lynchburg. Va.
Simch B Buckrer. Frankfor, Ky.
Joseph Wheeler, Wheeler, Ala.
Ambrose P Stewart, Oxford, Miss.
Wade Hampton, COlumbia, S. C.
Johin B Gordan, Atlanta, Ga.
Gustavus W Smith, New York.
LaFayette McLaws, Savannah, Ga.
C W Field, Washingtoii, D C.
S G French, Holly springs, Miss.
C L Stevenson, W ashington, D. C.
John H Forney, Alabama.
Dabney 11 Maury, Richmond. Va.
Henry hleth, United States coast sur
Robert R4nsom, ir, Weldon, N. C.
J L Keiper, Orange Court House.
Fitzhugh Lee, Glasgow, Va.
W B Bate, United States Senate,
Robert F Hoke, Raleigh, N. C.
W B I Lee, Burk's Station, Va.
J B Xershaw, Camden, S.C.
M C Butler, United States Senate,
E C Walthall, United States Senate.
L L Lomax, Blackburg.
P M B Young, Atlanta, Ga.
T L Rosser, Charlottesville, Va.
V. W. Allen. Mortgomery, Ala.
S U Maxey, Paris, Texas.
William Mahone, Petersburg, Va.
G W Custis Lee, Lexington, Va.
William B. Taliaferro, Gloucester.
John G Walker, Missouri.
William T Martin, Natchez, Miss.
Bushrod R. Johnson, Nashville,
C J Polignac, Paris, France.
E M Law, Yorkville, S. C.
James 11 Fagan, Little Rock, Ark.
Thomas Churchill, Little Rock, Ark.
Richard Gatlin, Fort Smith, Ark.
George T Anderson, Anniston, Ala.
Joseph I Anderson, Richmond, Va.
Frank C Armstrong, Texas.
E S Alexander, Savannah, Ga.
Arthur S Bagby, Texas.
Alpheus Baker, Louisville, Ky.
Pinckney D Bowles, Alabama.
William L Brandon, Mlississippi.
John Bratton, Winnsboro, S. C.
J L Brent, Baltimore.
C A Battle, Eufaula, Ala.
R L T Beale, Hague, Va.
H amilton 1P Bee. San Antonio, Tex.
W R Boggs, Winston, N. C.
Tyree II Bell, Tennessee.
A G Blanchard, New Orleains.
William L Cabell, Dallas, Texas.
E Capers, Columbaia, S. C.
James R Chalmers, Vicksburg, Miss.
Thomas L Clingham, Charlotte, N.C.
George B Cosby, Kentucky.
Francis Mv Cockrell, St. Louis.
A H Colquitt, United States Senate.
R E Colston, Washington, D. C.
Phil Cook. Atlanta.
John R Cooke, Richmond. Va.
M D Corse, Alexandria, Va.
Alexander W Campbell, Tennessee.
James Canty, Alabama.
William H Carroll, Tennessee.
John C Carter. Tennessee.
Alfred Cummi~ng, Augusta, Ga.
X B DeBray, Austin, Texas.
Wm R Cox, North Carolina.
Ceo B Dibrell, Tennessee.
H T Davidson, Tennessee.
T 1' Dockery, Arkatasas.
Thomas F Drayton, Charlotte, N. C.
Basil W Duke, Louisville, Ky.
John Echols, Louisville, Ky.
C A Evans, Atlanta, Ga.
Samuel WV Ferguson, Pass Christian,
J J Finley, Florida.
ID M Frost, Missouri.
Richard M Gane, Dallas, Texas.
RI L Gibson, United States Senate.
William L Gardner, Memphis, Tenn.
G W Gordon, Nashville.
E. C. Gowan, Arkansas.
Richard Gritlin, Mississippi.
Johnson Liagood, Barnwell, S. C.
George P h arrison. Jr., Auburn, Ala.
Robert J Henderson, Atlanta, Ga.
A T Rawthorne, Atlanta.
J F Iloltzelaw, Montgomery, Ala.
Eppa Hunton, Warrenton, Va.
William P Hardeman, Austin, Tex.
N 11 Iarris, Mississippi.
Richard harrison, Waco, Texas.
Thomas Harrison, Waco, Tlexas.
Edward Higgins, Norfolk.
George B hodge, Kentucky.
William J Hoke. North Carolina.
Alfred Iverson, Florida.
J D lImboden, Southwest Virgini.u.
Alfred E .Jackson, Nashville.
Henry R Jlackson, Savannah.
William HI. .Jackson, N ashville.
Bradley TV Johnson, Baltimore.
Geo D Johnson, Charleston, S. C.
Robt. D). Johnston. Birmingham, Ala.
Thomas Jordan, New York.
A R .Johnson, Texas.
J D) Kennedy, Camden. S. C.
Wm 11 King, Austin. Texas.
Wim W Kirkland, New York.
James H Laine, Auburn, Ala.
A R. Lawton, Savannah, Ga.
T M Logan. Richmond, Va.
Robt Lowry. Jackson, Miss.
Walter P Lane, Marshal], Texas.
Joseph II Lewis. Kentucky.
WV G Lewis, North Carolina.
Wmn McComib, Gordonsville, Va.
Samuel McGo wan. Abbeville, S. C.
.John T. Morgan, United States Sen
T. T. Mun ford, Lynch burg, Va
George Maney Nashville.
.James G Mart in, North Carolina.
John McCausland, West Virginia.
Henry E NcCulloch, Texas.
WV R Miles. Mississipni.
Willam Miller, Florida.
.John C Moore, Texas.
Francis T Nichols, New Orleans.
E A O'Neal. Montgomrery, .1la.
R L Page. Norfolk, Va.
W 11 Payne, Warrentoni, V a.
W F IPerrs Glend ale, Ky.
Roger A Pryor New York.
Lucius E- Polk, T1enne.ssee.
J B P'almer, Tlen'nessee.
WX HL Parsons, Texas.
.B Pearee, Arkansas.
E WV Lettus, Selma, Ala.
W A Qiarl-s, Clarksville, Tenn.
B II Robertson, Washington, D. C.
F H llob'ertson, Waco, Texas.
Daniel Russell. Fredericksburg, V a.
George WV R ains, Augusta. Ga.
A E Reynolds, Mississippi.
D) 1H Reynolds, Arkansas.
Rl V Richardson, Tennessee,
William P Roberts, Raleigh, N. C.
L S Ross. College Station. TIexas.
Thomas M Scott, Louisiana.
C WV Sears, Mississippi.
Charles M Shelly, Alabama.
F A Shoup. Sewanee, Tenn.
A M Scales, Greensboro. N C.
G M Sorrell, Savannah, Ga.
George H stuart, Baltimore.
Marcellus A Stovall, Augusta, Ga.
Edward L Thomas, Washington, D.
W R Terry, Richmond, Va.
J C Tappan, Helena, Ark.
Robert B Vance, Ashville. N. C.
A J Vaughan, Memphis, Tenn.
James A Walker, Wytheville, Va.
D A Weisger, Petersburg Va.
G C Warton, New River, Va.
Marcus J Wright, Washington. D. C.
GJ Wright, Gritlin. Ga.
1111 Walker, New York.
V S Walker, Florida.
W II Wallace, Columbia, S. C.
T N Wau!, Galveston Texas.
John S William, Mount Sterling,
S A M Wood, Alabama.
Joe Shelby, Anom Rock, Mo.
John B Clark, jr., Brunswick. Mo.
Respectfully submitted for the in
formation of the old Confederate vet
erans and others.
W. L. CABELL.
CROWING OVER COOSAW.
Governor Tillman Say s that the Result is
Just what he Expected
COLUMBIA, S. C.. Aug. 4.-The an
nouncement of the decision in the Coo
saw case was a source of great gratifica
tion to the State officers.
Governor Tillman said: "It is only
what I expected, for I l'ased my hones
on the successful issue of the State's
case on the opinion of Attorney General
Conner. which I regard as the clearest
and ablest legal document I have evet
read. I cannot say that I am surprised,
but I am gratilied, and especially at so
early a determination of the merits of
Governor Tillman was then asked
what the phosphate commission would
do, if anything, immediately. He said
that nothing would be dore until the
Coosaw Company Indicated whether or
not it would appeal. Our action, he said,
must necessarily depend, to that extent,
on that of the company.
ATTORNEY GENERAL POPE
was asked what he had to 3ay. "It is
perfectly natural," he replied. "that I
should greatly rejoice at the revelation
of the opinion of the Chief Justice, con
curred in by Judge Sinonion. The
whole State has been exercised by the
gravity of the litigation, involving, as it
did, the right of the people of South Carp
olina to deny to a mining partnershi
something that smacks stroLgly of that
most hateful thing to all liberty-loving
I eople-a monopoly in the use of pub
lic property. Then, too, as Attorney
General ot the State it has been my mis
fortune to bear criticism, sometimes
harsh and generally ungenerous, of my
conduct as a public officer. But in the
hour of victory you know we can afford
to be magnanimous. The result, I take
it, is a vindication of the correctness of
my legal views as well as of my man
agement of the litigation itself. In this
connection I desire to say that no public
officer has ever received more ti-orough,
hearty and valuable service than has
been the lot of the Attorney General to
receive from Messrs. Miteiell & Smith,
Mr. Geo. S. Mower and Col. Robert
Aldrich.-News and Courier.
Murdered by the Mafa.
LoUISVILLE, Ky.. Aug. 2.-The Courier
Journal's special from Catlettsburg
Ky., says that in Wayne County, West
Virginia, on Friday night Mr. Brom
field, his wife and five children were
murderd by a party of Italians rail
road laborers. The Italians were em
ployed on the, Norfolk and Western
road. On Friday night about fifty of
them got drunk, and going to the
homo of Broinfield, who was reported
to have much money, they demanded
admittance, and wit~h rails and clubs
they began the attack. Biromfield and
hs two half grown sons made a brave
defence, but seem to have had no arms.
Their assailants broke in the doors and
windows, and beat Bromfield and the
the boy 'to death with clubs. They
then cut their throats and stabbed
them repeatedly. They then seized the
wife and two younger children and
put them to death. After searching
the place for valuables they burned the
house to the ground. It is said that the
enemies of l3romfield incited thet Ital
ians to murder.
An Alliance Grab at Nebraska.
OMAhA, NEB., Aug. 4.-A specia
from Lincoln says that Governor
Thayer is in Detroit at the G. A. R. en
campment. Lieutenant Governor Ma
jors' whereabouts is not known. He is
iot in Lincoln and is supposed to be in
Detroit also, or at least out of the State.
Under the constitution the president of
the Senate is the acting governor in
that case. Rainter, who is a strong al
liance man, slipped down to Lincoln
yesterday afternoon and announced his
intention of ascertaining whether Ma
jors was in the State. He said that if
he found he was not hs would assume
the duties of governor and run things
until Majors or the governor turned up,
and would probably call a special ses
sion of the legislature to pass a max1
'num freight bill. The officers at Lin
con are panic stricken and the wires
are kept hot calling on Thayer and
Majors to return and save the State
from alliance usurpation.
NEwARE, Aug. 6.-C. N. Stuart, of
this place, owns a fine herd of Holstein
cows, and on Saturday it was discover
ed that some one had placed Paris
green in the pasture. It was mixed in
meal and spread along a path leading
to the place where the cows obtained
water. Four of the cows have died, and
a dozen more are expected to die. Mr.
Stuat supplies milk to the residents of
this place, and his customers were great
ly excited when they heard of the poisoni
ing, as it was feared the milk might af
fect them. No cases of sickness are re
ported however. There is no clue to
A Marine Disastier.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 30.-Advices
by the City of Pekin, which arrived to
day from Yokohama, state that the
steamer Tamae Maru, while returning
from Suto with 320 laborers on board,
came into collision with the steamer
Migshi Maru, off' Shiragami. The
Tamae Maru immediately sank. with
the loss of 260 persons drowned and
missing. The captain an~d first officer
and sixty laborers reached shore.
BoMBAy, July 30.-Durng the past
twenty-four hours fifteen inches of rain
has fallen. The towns ct B3hownugger
nl Madooda. in the province of Guie
rat, are flooded wIth water, which rises
breast high in the streets. Three hun
dree people and a countless number of
live stok have been drowned.
Wvill Follow McKinley.
CIicAOO, Aug. 5.-Mris. Helen M.
Gougar, the Indiana prohibitionist,
will follow Maj.McKinleiy all through
Ohio during tne campaign and talk
low tariff and increased wages for
workmen. She says she proposes to be
at McKinley's heels all through the
Blew His Brains Out.
UNION, S. C., Aug. 6.-Mr. Louis, the
agent and operator of the Georgia, Car
olina and Northern Railroad at Car
isle, (Fish Dam) committed suicide to
dy by blowing out his brains with a
gn. The cause is unknown. The cor
oner has gone to hold an inquest.
Burned to Death.
SEaTTLE, Wash., July 31.-A butch
er named George Williams was burned
to death and a negro cook and his wife
fatally burned in a fire which consumed
$50,000 worth of property here lasb
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