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im nbit ion crept int o a ucad
Alid s1'1*-': : i~ 2V'1
Anl( sit in] It'~
Love pleaded in accetwe a ' :
"Heed not Aimbition's yo
Come. list to ine. heed not m:I.%
-Dear heart. make Love yu x ei
Alas: that 1 should he to '
A tale so sadly
Drinks dregs of
All ye who scan ie-e i -
Remom er and ia '1ed.
A mbit ion pew !r -I
But Love's t iie-tin- :
-RIosalie Fit zger:i Id . one.
Tls Two OrplImn.
By3- D ]Ennery
For several momens 11.: ' c t
not underst and why s e u a'' pievei c
from going out
She knew that Louise was at that
moment in the street low. She had
seen that sister fori whom she hact
searched so long, and just at tlhat mo
ment when she could clasp her in her
arms once more, she found 1 erself pre
vented by a guard of armed ien.
In her frenzy. she struggled with t he
stalwart men, thinking tha she might
force a passage. and regain the st rMet.
in time to meet ner loved sister.
The countess sunk half fainting into
a chair, as she saw her husband enter
upon an errand which she could guess
concerned her, and she at once conjec
tured that the Count de Linieres had
discovered the secret which for so
many years she had guarded.
"Gentlemen-entlemen. do not st op
me!" exclaimed iUenriette. as she saw
how useless her struggles were.
The men looked at the count as if to
ask for orders. and he. riht iy inter
preting their looks, said in a cold.stern
"Do your duty."
In a moment more 11enriette was
seized firmly by two of the guards, who
awaited De Linieres' orders to carry
"In the name of Heaven. let me go:
implored the poor girl, turning toward
the count. "I tell you I must go to
her, it is she, do you not hear? Her
voice grows fainter. Oh, for Heaven's
sake have pity, let me go. or I shall
lose her again"
"Take this girl to Salpetriere.' ex
--caimed the count, who was not moved
from his purpose by Henriette's pas
"Oh, no-no!" implored the poor
girl, as the rough soldiers forced her
The countess seemed to recover a
portion of her self-possession as Henri
ette was forced away. She understood
now that she must rescue Louise be
fore it was too late, and she rushed to
ward the door; but her husband barred
"At least, let me go, I must go:" she
"You will remain where you are.
madame," said the count, taking her
almost roughly by the arm, "You have
not yet told me what brought you
"Monsieur, I will later," frantically
exclaimed the poor woman, almost be
side herself with anxiety. "I will tell
you all; but now let me go before she
"Of whom are you speaking, mad
ame?" was the stern interruption.
"Of whom?" almost shrieked thle
'countess. "Why, of-of-my
The poor woman could say no more.
In her excitement she had almost said
"my child;" but she saw the count's
stern, angry gaze tied upon her, and
she sunk back in her chair in a dead
Count de Linieres gave a hard, cold
look at his wife, without attemptmg"
to aid her, and then turning, left the
As he reached the street, he heard a
sad, sweet voice singing in the dist
ance; but to him it meant nothing,
save the song of a s reet-beggar, and
he paid no attention to it.
To two it would have spoken in
tones of deepest misery had they heard
* ; but one was on her way to Salpe
triere, and the other in that attic
room, unconscious of all that was pass.
ing around her.
We have for a time lost sight of MIa
rianne Vauthier, the poor outcast.
whom we saw in the third chapter~and
uow as we go to the prison of La.Sal
ptriere, in which Henriette is con
ned, we see her again.
*Marianne, the prisoner, is different
from Marianne, the outcast. Prison
life has enabled her to exercise all that
was good in her nature, without giv
ing any opportunity for the use of
those traits which were perverted by
the ruffian Jacques.
During her imprisonment she has
won the hearts of her keepers and fel
low prisoners, and all regard her with
love. Indeed, so exemplaryv has been
-her life for the past three months that
Sister Genevieve, the matron, has used
every endeavor to procure her pardon.
Before we again speak of the princi
pal character of our story, a glimpse of
the life of the inmates of La Salpe'
triere may not prove uninteresting.
In those days no work was furnished
the unhappy prisoner, and day after
day the weary monotony of cell and
court-yard was only broken by the re
ligious teachings of the gol sisters
who were in charge of the place, or a
conversation with each other in which
the probable term of their imprison
ment was the principal topic.
It was during a similar conversat ion
that we enter the court-yard of the
prison, and tind MIarianne, with some
light work which had been given, by
request, to her, talking and trying to
cheer sever-al others, who are dragging
out the weary terms for which they
One of the women is seated a little
- apart from the rest, weeping over her
hard lot, and it is to her that MIari
anne addressed herself.
"Do not grieve so, Florette." she
"Oh, 1 can never live such a life as
this:" replied the poor girl. ;iving way
to new grief.
"Try to work, it will make you for
get your troubles."
"1 can't work. I don't know how. I
have never had any harder work to do
"That would be precious hard wor-k
in this place," remarked another, who
had passed several years of the dreary
inactions of prison life.
"Our paths in life have been very
different," said M1arianne, with a sigh.
as she thought of her own hard life.
"I was compelled to work for a thief."
"Scores of admirers crowded ar-oundi
me, willing to ruin themselves for my'
amusement," said Fior-ette. drying her
eyes, and speaking in a vivacious man
ner, as she thought of her past
"And it all comes to a prison, and
eating gruel with a wooden spoon.,
saidJ Julie. the one who had passed so
many years in prison.
"Nut you get accustomed to that."
said M1arianne. in a quiet. resigned
"But it does not end there."~ persist
ed Julie: "some day we shall he treat
ed as those poor creatures were ye'ter
day; hurried otT with a guard of soi
iers to see us safe on our"war xe
"And a jeering crowd insult ing and
maltreating us,"adided loree
"Does the idea of exil f Iright .n
you?" asked MIarianne.
'"Who would not be fright ened at
the idea of a two month's voyagie in
the v'ilest company. andi at the end yf
it be landed in a wvi d count rvy'' re
plied .1ulie. with a gyzt show offe
"What will 0ou (10 if they send youl
- !:1 I* n kb sent to exile.
r I Z a -L:d 11,he sistier per
~~~\lii I c %satn o
;1t-. i ll%, .1 i -le t
al o CI- V r- o \V:, ~ .I
all o ed tw is
it .1 1 s ,
* --I> i~ane m a C low voic
In .aes I ever' sa. ' i. said .1 uie. in
%"1:n1 do I nol ow'e her?" Contlin
ued 1arinne:"hergent le words first
anokem feeling iin hart that1 l
I lou!leit lon.: since oad. WI I s
1hoe -Iure im1d ulllie we:eI. whlo
hI e n'01hillIb 1, ' .WS to confes ,
eA11who am" S OL ?" 1 1
-'\ni1. t oo." atid! F1o-)ttu v
Bl Ihe have tanuht me t1hat I
canii atone 1'r t le past. said Marianne
still in a hal!I mlusinr ton1e." t everyN,
good deewi el';ee a fanlt commit
-I anm afraidl I couildn't lIVe lonu2
enough to bhalance the accu." ai
.!ule. in a voice that express(l both
e l ad sadness.
Tle colverst' ion was interrupted
by tle' entraice of t 1e physicial oif 1 It
p-isol. who was noe 0 her than I
ame ciaritle' doctor whom we saw
at t he Place St. Sulpice. when hI.
would have bewneit ted Louise so great
y. had6 le beeln allowed ,o (d "0o so.
- he entered. Sister Genevieve wven
eg'rlV toward lim. di.playi ng a ne
voue I hIt wLs very s ran-e.
"Ah, doctor. I have been wain
impttienitly for1 Vou-.' S!es1d0 i
m rVlIOUsIV sweet volee.
"I am not late. I believe ' replied
the pIhy sic ian, as he glaneId at his
watci to assure himself That he waS
punctual to the time appointed.
"No." answered the sister."but you
led me to hope thut when you came
today you would bring me
"Good news.' added the doctor.
while a smile of satisfaction and pleas
tire passed over his face. "Well. I
have done everything in my power. I
have spoken of the interest you take ir
t his unfortunate woman, of her sincere
repentance. and I even wtent so far as
to add a fe1w good qualit les on my own
You did wrong, doctor," said the
good sister, in a tone that showed
plainly that she was hurt at any sub
erfuge having ben used, even though
it was done to effect a purpose vhiel
she had very much at heart. "Ther
is no cause sacred enough to justify
the violation of the truth."
"You will thank me, nevertheless
sister," replied the doctor.
Then you have succeeded?" wai
"Heaven be praised:" said Sistei
Genevieve. piously, as she clasped hei
hands and breathed a prayer of tnank
fulness. Then turning to Marianne
"Marianne, come here. my child
Here is our good doctor, who will tel
you what he has done for you."
"For me?" asked the surprised girl
as she went slowly towvard them.
"You must thank Sister Genevieve
not me." sa id the physician. "Touich
ed by your repentance, she has soblt
ed your pardon and release."
For a'n instant, Marianne did not
understand all that the doctor's words
meant; but when it hiashed upon he:
mind that she was free, that nowv
thanks to the disinterested kindness
of the sister, she was no longer a pris
oner, no longer in danger of being sen1
into exile, she threw herself on lhe
knees before Sister Genevieve, anc
clasping her hand. rained kisses anc
tears on it in the fullness of her grat1i
"MIy benefactress: my~ mother:" sh<
exclaimed, in a voice almost choked
"No-no," said Sister Genevieve
quickly. "It was he who obtained i
She poin ted to the doctor, who was
standing near, wiping awvay the tear
which tilled his eyes at such an exhi
bition of gratitude as M1arianne furn
"No," he said, gravely, "your re
lease is grantedt to the good Siste:
Genevieve. To that good and nobi
woman, who born within thie walls o:
La Salpetriere, has never consented t
ross its threshold: who has made thi,
prison her country, and its un fortunati
irmates her family; who brings to yot
all her daily blessings 01' consolatilot
and prayer, so that the vilest here re
spect and love h er-"
The doctor stopped abruptly, be
cause on looking aroundi upon the face:
of the inmates who had gathered nea1
them. he saw their cheeks bedewet
wi th tears-tears of grat it ude and loy
for the pure woman wvho wvas devoting
her life to their welfare, and as hi:
own eves wvere not free from moisture.
he thought it time to bring his re
marks to a close.
M1arianne still held the good sister'
hand. and gazed up into her face a:
though she would impress those ealn:
and placid features upon her heart in
They stood around the sister. silen1
and tearful, when the prison bell wa:
rung loud and sharp.
it was the signal for the prisoner:
to retire to their cells, and they begat
to muove toward their narrow,echeerles
"it is time to go in," said Siste.
Geneieve,echeerfully, and then takin
3arianne's face between her hands
she imorinted a loving kiss upon lie
forehead. and said. gravely:
"This evening you will be free. IX
not forget that 1 am resIonsile foi
you. Society has sent ine a guilty wo
man: I return it a repentant one. ]
PICARD IN A NEW ROLE.
Although Hlenriette hadh been in Lu
Salpetriere twenty-four hours wher
the events narrated in our laust chap
Iter occurred. M1arianne had not seer
her. for the reason that the poor or
phan had been ill.
Her sutierings had brought on
severe att ack of sickness. and. happi
lv for the poor girl. she had beenl un
e'ncosl. not even knowing that sht
was in a prison.
Instead of being conined in a cell
she was taken to the prison hospital
and had just esca ped fr'omi her keep
ers and came running into I lie coturt
yard as Sister Genevieve spoke tIa
words to MIarianne which clos;e our* last
Wit h her hair unhond, a wild light
in her eyes. and a heetle ichIishi upon
her chee'ks. she rnshed to the eistel
an' knelt blefore her.
Alithog t Il~n he appearance of then
youg~ gir was ent f rely diilerent f rom
what it was~ when Mlarianne last saw~
he she kn.ew iier al:nust i nnediately.
"oodI Hleavens< is it possible?'" slie
exclatimed,1 in a tone of su rprise. of alI
'e them. to se me free I as yuon
ote Ia one" of 1he tV wo so IgenIrouib
h a'.e Irsel IIp to ' he poulce.
"O.iii c~a-ln. myIw: hib. adSse
VeftNw th t rte I a it
w k i kh! m I tI w o.
1n lo I z I'I
T il d Wto gI I (tr copasin
TI I,. d I it i~ cttnm lilt' Itli
ailv for. a mome nt1I! 'efore answe'lig:
" llha ;I- im 'tssil. To releas( -Voi
fren i Iis place ret : i ires a far greater
p r k-I hanlilne
"Tis pl as? -Iked I he young gir].
Wn \uprsv "W I what :S it? Is i t
not a hospital?"
"A hospital and a prison)." replied
ih-e phsdm rvl.
"A prison:" eclaimed Henriel te, in
~ierror, and sir \ . r~ieember Iow
she caIl;c to b[ in t!chl a place.
.\1 last th ens of'".S01 the past few
hours came h:ck to her mind, til
gradually shie understood all.
"A. I ~rmmbier." she said, at
lenth. "Yes. I remellber the soldi
ers who dragged me hither, and him
wIo commw'ianded. ( )h. mV ( '0. wihat
have t (-e Ito b-te crushed like this:'
.\l falling prone upon the Carth,
the poo, st ricken One wept sealding
*he iew not that Loutise was in the
*power of slil'rupuiols wretches, and
lwr cup Ofl sorrow seemed to he ruln
nig over with the knowledge thiat
ihe was unable to render her poor
bit'nd sistL anI assist ance. even if site
hald known exact lY where she was at
1or "n inlisthant the three ,a-I.ed in
piy at lhe griefstrickei i girl befoiC
uIn and then tutrninlig away to hide
hi tears, the doctor said:
this is not a case for lmy
care. You 11must be tile physician
"I have seen mialiy glilty women,'
s-aid S'ister (enevieve. "hut this Onle
"Is not guilty, sister," interrupted
)o you know her?"
W lhen I came here." said Marianne.
"I told vou that on that very day. over
whrlnied with despair, I had attempt
ed to destroy myself."
"Yes. I remember."
"And how I had been prevented from
adding that crime to my many sins by
two young girls, angels of virtue and
goodness. This is one of them."
"How is it possible that she should
be here?" asked Sister Genevieve, half
"Misfortune may have overtaken
her, but I am sure that vice has never
sullied her life," replied Marianne,
with great assurance.
The good sisier raised lienriette
from the ground, and attempted to
soothe her grief.
"Courage. my child look up." she
Ilenriette made no sign of recogni
tion. and 'Marianne went more closely
"Look at me, mademoiselle. Do you
not remember the woman wished to
You--vou." faltered the poor girl,
st riving to r'ecall the events which had
passed. and which, in her misery,
seemedc to have occurred vear's before,
instead of only a few weeks. "'Ah,
yes. I irember you too well:" sl'e ex
elaimed, as the events of that fata.
night wxhen she was separated from:
'.er sister came upon her like somei
pestilence-laden blast of air. "Alas:
we were together then--that wvas he
fore they dragged me away from her.
You sawy her-*ny pool' sister?"
"I told maidame that vou were as
pure as an angel."
"Yes. madame. I amn ininocent:" x
laimed Henriet te, earnestly, and in a
manner that could not hut carry con
viction with it. "I call Heaven to
"Do niot swear. (daughter." said Sis
ter G;enevieve. in a mildly reproving
voice. "I believe you would not be
guilty of the shameful Sin of false
"No-no:" answered Hlenriette,
While the conversation wvas going or
a man had approached the .prison
gaes, and after show~ing the sIster mi
charge a paper signed by the mninistet
of police, giving him permission tc
visit the prison, was adntte~td, and
proceeded direct ly to Sister Gienevie'.e.
Th person who just entered was
olr old friend, Picard the magnificent.
F"By whose orders were you sent
herei" asked the sister. as she looked
earnestly at the rather singular-ap
fea ring young man.
"By order 01t the Count ne Linieres,
than t o amuse mysel f."
"Who are you, sir?" she asked,
rat her surprised at t he messenger the
count had sent.
"First valet-chamber to his exce!
lency, the minister of polie," replied
Picard, laying his hand on his heart ir
n alfected mlannfer'.and makmng a v'ery
"Then It is by his orders," said the
uully very milt sister, in a sterr
voice.'that the poor' child is-" .
"Aas madame," interrupted Pi
ead. "It he honor of an ilustrious house
m ust he protectce:
"You (are a wil ness' that I i'efused th(
hanmd of the chevalier," said Llenriette,
passionately. and( appealing to the
valet with all the force of her gentle
nature. mniu~ se
"iS that so, moser"akdSister'
"That is true, I am comp~elled to
Iadmit it," replied i cardl with anoth
er and a lower b)owx.
"M1adame. 1 told you she was inno
ent .'' said 31arianne, overjoyedl at
tis proof of IcIeriette ' guilt lessne.'5
"If lame the Super'ior will allowx
me to iormi the young lady of the.
further wvishes of excellency. t he
mtister of police. 1 thlink I can make
herl under stand.'' said Picard,. seeing
tat tuis Interview was not teoding to
givec t hose around him that exalted
iea of his dignit y wvhichi he was ever
careful to preservxe. and wishing to.
termliinat( t he initer'view as soon as
t"Youxe~ may do so." said the sister.
and kissing her. she said: ''lilave
coragec my child, and trust hi
As the sister superior left tilt court
vard and et. iered the hospit a, I. arian-m
ne pressedm close to IHentriette. and
andO then followed Sister' Genevieve.
"W are mu alne.'' saidh lleniriei ie. a
soon as~ 31ariannec had gone. ''What
le iry d~i o yout tbring me. you whomi
I t bough'lt devoted to your master,' arid
vet comec here to bet ray' him?"~
C Ome. come. mademoiselle," said
P icard 'OWgroig conflsed. strange to
sa'', at ihe wordIs of ie younrg giri.
''that is ten tad to have you to re
prach rio I on. liteuse tlhe imi er
I cive lt istilte miinister oft police.'
lit \15sieur deC V'au:drey-wihat
"liet~ rfsed 0tto tbe his uce- and
and( -est eniay lie was sent to t the has
ile. too. Ns a pris'onetr. then :' tx
",hiet coul iototk for' assist aneet in esca l
ing' fron ilt' dlreadfuzl ilaice ill which
.he1\ was, conined,. amid now I tit Silt
w that he. was unale i : assist her,
al hoe' :led, anti 5lh coutld set' no wax'
"tes. 'h ii in et'he tast ir." s ad
--16 . irusi-ma Whv. that wvoul
s ien~ ~ ~~ i:ll-l ne 1 poor l. inl
\\ait a li I Iv. inlademois ile." said
i'i,-l , con tidenlt 1Y, "*it fIm pret ended1
n~as er omesto that eciion. lie wHi
111%- my (.real mast, er froml thle
i:and once ie gets our of there,
wi off hiv l es, followe'd by your hun
h ervan. We overtake I he guard
i vi yiII in eba ge wit 111 lie goki wit h
which he wil t ik iar to be provided;
m"Y malmat r will brie Ihe srvants
of mII\ wi er mast e0kr. and if Itliey shoukd
he0 incVOrrTible 01 ha';1 is. if' we ha"ve
not mo~iney enloughi wit h us to buy
I Ihl. why then we wi sIre your
exile. ald we Will be hp Inl spite of
the ' reachery of my other inl ter.
In order that the reader may fuilly
undet"ald licard's speech. we will
brietty state how it was that while ap
pearingat the prison as the ('ount. Ce
LinereS' valet, he was still obeying
ih chevalier's colmillalds.
Wlhen Picard and his master left
lenriet t e's chamber. the diy on which
she w s arrested, lie valet's syml
paLthics were aroused in her cause. anti
as soon as he clieva! er was sent to the
Bast ile. Ileard proposed to him that it
would h bet Iter if he ( Pica rd) should
again enter the service Of the minister
ol Pice: for by that means he would
be CIna)le to !e of so.ne service both to
the chevalier. whom he considered to
he hils reail master, and to Jlenriette.
When Picard spoke of their yet be
ing happy again. ~1enriette said sad
"YOU spCak to me of happiness. But
Louise. my darling sister. who will
search for her?"
" Where am I?*" asked Picard, with
a show of wounded vanity. "Do 1 count
for nothing? Do you suppose that a
lmmber of the secret police of his ex
ellency, the minister, is going to fold
h iis armis qu iet ly? 'No. indeed. Come
Come. mIademl oiiselle. don't worry your
selr. I win arrange every hing. Then.
if I liey want my head, they can come
and take it. I am ready."
And Picard struck an attitude of
I courage and self sacritice.
Just at this moment, as if summon
ed by the"valet's boasting words. an
ollicer attended by a file of soldiers,
presented himself at the gate, and
after showving his order for admission,
Picard was so engrossed by his bold
defiance tothe minister of police that
lie did not notice anything around him,
and therefore he did not see the guards
untii he heard an exclamation o! alarm
"(ood Heavens: Look there'"
Surprised by her cry, Picard looked
in the direction designated by her ex
tended tinger. and as he saw the sol
diers, he lost all outwara signs of
"Good gracious have they taken me
at my word?" he asked, in affright.
and at the same time putting his hand
on his head, as if to assure himself
that it rested securely on his should
Hearing the noise of the opening
gate, Sister Genevieve, accompanied
O Marianne and the doctor, came out
of the hospital, and seeing her, the
oticer of the guard advanced, and.
after making a low salute, said:
"Sister Superior, I have the honor
to hand you the list of prisoners who
are condemned to exile. 11 yoi will
permit me to order the prisoners to be
assembled here, we can p.roceed to
"You niay 'do so. tmonsieur," said
Sister Genevieve. "I will follow you.
Several times she attempted to open
and read the fatal list which she held
in' here hands. and each time she was
prevented by the l'htensity of her feel
At last, with an eliort, she opened
the packet, and gave one quick glance
at the names it contained. Then,
with a suppressed cry. tixed her ey'es
on Ilenriette. in an unutterably sad
- "Iadamne.' ('ried the poor girl,
warned by the look t hat the paper
boded no good to her. "why do you
look at. me so? Answer me for pity's
sake, but have mercy:"
"Alh my poor chilld:' sighed the
sister. but she could say no nmore, for
Hlenriette's eves were fixed upon her
face in the most beseeching manner.
The few words which Sister Gene
vieve had uittered were enough to
shOW tile poor orphan that the worst
which could be done by tihe minister
was row to be executed against her.
She had clung to the hope that the
chevalier might assist her in her hour
of trial, and Picard's words had stregth
ened that b~elief: but she saw now that
all hope was in v'ain. The pitying
looks cast upon her by Sister Gene
vieve. Marianne, and the doctor, spoke
her doom~ too plainly. Thlere was no
hope for her'. She must go into exile.
and all hope of ever seeing her blind
sister was at an end.
As these thouights tlashed over hecr,
her strengt h gave wvay, and again she
sunk helplessly upon tile grotund. mur
"la aml condemned: I am lost
To he continued.
Do not forget that your minister is
also a man: that lhe is a human being
with human needs and nature: that he:
has many demands upon his time and
patience. and that he is dependent for
his living upon the salary you prom
ihed to pay him. Do not expect him
to devote all his time to) tihe amenities
of social life, or to pastoral work. Hie
must spend many hours in his study,
in order to present to his congrega
Ition in a Uating manner tile messages
Iof the gospel. Ihis mission is not so
mchl to pay visits ti his congregatioin
as to study to meet their spiritual
needs. Hi you like Ils sermnon, tell
him so: if yotu don't-well, you need
not be ''brnutally frank." TPry' to make
is w~ork as effective as possible and
uphild hi11m in every effort to raise the
moal tone of hlis hkock. When you
do pty him hlis stipulated salary, do
nt mai ke himl feel like he were recemv
'in ('charitable donation. The laborer
Is w'orthyX of his hire. ev'en though he
is butL a preacher. Call upon him,
whny ' an, and encourage hlim to
greatr effrts y telling thin any lit
ie plelaant thing you have he~ard
spoken of im. If somebody has
prisi'ed hlis work. don't forgct to re
:at m it.e will he pleased that hle is
appeciauted. If something in his ser
mon01 has particularly pleased or
enghtened von, don't forget to
mention it. and thank ihim for it.
Tr to show you wishl to be of
assince to him in the good work by
alas tilling your seat at the ser'vices.
and evincing an iinterest ill whlatev'er
i~t'rests him ill regard to the chulrchl
Iected( a Presidlent.
kA disulatch from Greenville to The
State says tile truistees of Furmlan uni
vrsity Thu[irsday afternoon eected
I'er. Mr. Ri per of Spartanbu rg presi
dlnt of the university. 'rie election
was unaimlOuis. Mr. ii per' has not
m-initied hIISis purpose to acctept but
si vs lie will considerI the matter earn
sty and annlountce' his decision in a
The0 I oston Gliobe~ says: ''Tile South
will soon lead tile world in cotton
manua~tur:tne.I That the sceptre is
ara'all eing ~re~sted: from us is
eas to rigure ad at theO present rate
of pogvress eight years wvilt sutliee to
sving tile balnc 1C outhl.' An honest!
c - -sol ' " inello tile nii |
A Few Word% of Counsel to Fathers
An exclhinre says: "If the boy's
place in the home were given more
consideration. there would be less oe
casion for the many articles in our
current literature on 'The Man in the
Hine.' which articles are nearly al
ways to his discredit. and make him
out to be not only thoroughly thought
less. ~but sinjfullv seltish.
Inl coimentina on the above in
The Commoner Mr. B1ryau gives some
good advice. which vie commend to
the attention or all fathers and moth
ers. Ile says:
I am not one who thinks tnat every
thing depends on home training:
much does. but there are other agents
at work upon the boy's character
namely, heredity and environment
which has much to do with the ulti
mate result. and against which. in
many instances, no amount of wise
training will.entirely prevail. A child
inherits a certain "bent," whether for
good or for evil, and the most "train
ing" can do is to modify the evil an!d
develop the good. Qualities and traits
sometimes crop out. for which there
is no accounting, if we consider only
his immediate progenitors. "To the
third and fourth generation," we are
told. and in our efforts to bring them
up most wisely. we should not forget
that there is such a thing as ancestry.
Among animals, however finely bred,
there are now and then signs of de
generacy, and we must not forget
that man is of the animal kingdom,
and only by constant care and over
sight can we educate these effects out
We must study our boys. and seek
in all -things to suppress the undesir
able while we develop. the desirable
qualities. No two children are alike,
or require the same treatment. Cer
tain general rules will apply to all, but
individual study and suiting , the
means to the end in view is the only
sure way. In children of the. same
family we sometimes find extremes.
One boy may be a reigning terror,
while hisbrother may be next thing to
an angel. They may receive exactly
the same treatment, with widely vary
But as often as not, if the boy is a
terror, somebody close at hand is to
blame for a great deal of it. This is
the bon which the mother must keep
close to her heart, by tender patience
and loving touches. These "Ishmaels"
need, and should have, a double por
tion of loving watch care and wise
training. The mother's heart-strings
must be woven very closely about these
wild, turbulent soul4 to keep them
from drifting away from safe harbors
when storms of passion and beguiling
But the mothers are not the only
ones wno must seek to so ballust the
young soul as to keep It from being
tossed to pieces upon hidden rocks in
the ocean before him. A fathers
watch care can follow his boy into
seas of temptation of which the moth
er can no nothing, and I hold that the
father must be held responsible for
his boy, as well as the mother.
There will come. a time when the
mothier's watch care will not-cannot
-reach the heights and depths of the
allurements of environment. The
boys will be ieed in paths where the
mother will be powerless, for the voice
of seduction will drown, for the mo
ment, the loving tones of the home.
Here, the father must speak-not in
anger, not in stern command. tbut in
loving, wvise admonition. He can
point out to these blind young eyes
the terrible pit-falls-the a retched
snares, and he. alone, can walk these
paths besides his bedazzled son.
If only fathers would be comrades
with their boys! Would seek to keep
their young contidences. and by pre
cept and example, point Out to them
the better pathways, how much better
it would be for all. But it is a too
common occurrence that fathers re
pulse, rather than attract the wildling
of the flock, and too often the boy
his little respect and no love for "the
old man." The lessons he must-and
does-learn from chance associates, to
which too often he is driven by his
father's sternness, are not calculated
to make him respect even his own
mother and sisters, much less those of
other sons. and almost before he has
touched the first threshold to coming
manhood he is but a moral wreck-a
being whom .nobody but his mother
loves, and she, only through madden
ing heartache for the ruin his habits
reveal. Fathers, is it not the time
that you should realize that you, too,
must shoulder responsibilities in re
gard to this boy, for whose birth you
are certainly accountable?
Mirder and Suicide.
Mrs. Kale Ilassett, leading lady in
Keith's Eighth street theatre stock
company, Philadelphia, Pa., wa shot
and killed Monday night by Barry
.Johnston, a well known actor, who
was formerly a member of the Richard
Mansfield company and who is well
known to theatrical people throughout
the country. After the murder John
ston attempted suicide. The tragedy
occurred at Darien and Wood streets
in Philadelphia's Tenderloin. .John
son tired at his victim five times, two
of the buliets taking effect, one in the
left breast and the other in the left
arm. .Johnston shot himself through
the breast and is not expected to live.
The cause of the tragedy is believed to
They Are Frands.
The colored Industrial Home of
Columbia, an institution for helpless
colored people, has been swindled by
sharpers who have solicited funds in
various parts of the state, stating that
the money was to be given to the
home. Of course the home received
none of it. Rev. Richard Carroll has
issued a statement to the effect that
no soliciting agents are employed.
F'iaNx Bennett. of Altoona, Pa,
wagered a keg of beer with a boarding
house keeper that he would go into
the woods and get a rabbit within two
hours. He wvent on the search, failed
to get a cotton tail. but on his way
bach. killed a cat and shinned it. It
was served to the boarders, who de
clared it was the sweetest robbit that
they ever ate. Bennett got the beer.
L.xon Commissioner Varner of
North Carolina has announced that
he will recommend to the legislature
that an act be passed forbidding the
employment in factories of children
under twelve years of age. The Ra
leigh correspondent of the Charlotte
Observer says that the cotton mill
men will tight the proposed law,
whereupon The Observer wisely ad
monishes them not to do so.
M.oI C. J. C. Hlutson, Clerk of
the United States District Court. died
at his residence in Charleston on lasti
Friday. Major Hlutson was a true
blue Democrat. and had many friends
all over South Carolina. who will re
re to hear of his death. lie wvas
For Pli tic:iI Frect.
Durini tle couIrse 1f the examina
tion ('f Mir. Mitchell Mr. Mac
attorne' for the mine nowIeIS. referr
ed to the strike which was set i led iust
hefore tIe elect ion f 1901 and de velop
ed the fact that Mr. Mitchell was in
telephonie communication with Mr.
liannah ju't before the settlement.
Continuing Mr. Ma:cVeaglh said:
-'Mr lran was again a vandida te
for the presidency. and you were enn
sciois of the great auprehensions en
tertained by the iinancial interests as
to tLh possibility (if his election'
lelieve." replica Mr. 'Mitchell. 'th
the fact that an election was penriint!
had something to Zlo with the early
settlement of the strike."
Here is proef. says the Cominoner.
hrought out hy the attorney of the
mine owners, first, that the financial
interests of the country were arrayed
on the Republican side in tie cam
paign of 1900.and,second.that the mine
owners settled with the miners because
tiev feared. that a continuance of
the strike would do political harm
to the tepublican party. If Mr. Mac
Veagh had pursued the same line of I
inquiry and asked in regard to the
present strike he might have shown
that the fact that a congressional elec
tion was pending had something to do
with the appointment of the board of
arbitration that is now conducting
the examination. And yet the rank
and file of the Republican party con
tinue to credit the president and Mr.
Ilanna with disinterested patroitism
in settling strikes just before the
election, and the Republican laboring
men and farmers continue to vote
with the financial interest tha c on
trol the Republican party and can
make and settle strikes and panics ac
cording to their pleasure. This blind
faith will be shattered some day. In
the meantime those who are aware of
the dangerous tendency of Republi
can policies and methods must re
double their efforts both to maintait
the integrity of the Democratic part.
and to make converts among those
who have had such implicit faith i:
A Horrible Death.
Fall:ng into a pot of boiling syrup
near Clio, 22 miles from Savannah,
Monday night, Charles David Snooks,
a prosperous farmer, was fatally burn
ed by the boiling fluid. He lingered
for some hours, but despite every
medical attention and gentle service
that could be rendered him died at 3
o'clock this morning. Mr. Snook s had
been boiling syrup for some weeks and
was supeiintending the operation,
when the accident occurred which cost
him his life. The syrup plant consist
ed of two pots mounted on brick
foundations under which fire was
bu-ilt. It was while giving his atten
tion to one of these pots he lost his
balance and fell backward into the
other. The man was lifted from the
pot and carried -into his residence,
where every effort was made to pre
vent the dissolution that even then
was seen to be approaching. Before
tne end. he was conscious, and ex
plained between gasps of agony the
manner in which the accident had oc
curred. Hie had slipped, he explained,
and fallen backward into the pot.
Bride Ran from Wedding.
Attired in her white satin wedding
dress, with white veil flying, Miss
Alice Wells, daughter of a well known
resident of Omana, Neb., astonished
persons on South Thirteenth street by
rushing in and out of the crowds on
the streets, closely puirsued by her fa
ther and lover, both attired in evenimg
dress. The :rirl escaped, and up to a
lat e hour tonight has not been found.
Miss Alice, who is only 15 years old
and very pretty, was to have been
married Ito Soph Banks. The party
were en 1oute to the church where the
ceremony would have been performed,
when within half a block of the editice
the litrle bride suddenly exclaimed:
"I won't get married, I am too young
to marry'." She'then ran down the
street. ~Gaining her home she ran
thiough the front door and passed
through the house. No further-trace
could be found of her afterwards.
Fell Four Stories.
A fatal accident took place at the.
new addition to the mill of the Ameri
can Spinning company at G-reeniville
Friday afternoon, by which Mr. J.
M. Bayn~e lost his life in the twinkling
of an eye. Mr. Bayne was a carpen
ter in the employ of the contractor
who is building the addition, and he
had just returned from dinner when
the accident occurred. The building
is four stories high and he was on
the top !loor engaged in taking lumi
ber from the hoisting apparatus as it
came from the ground floor through
a wide apetture. In some way when
placing a piece of lumber on the trucks
and just as he started off with it, he
lost his balance and was hurled
through the opening to the ground.
loor, and of course was instantly
killed. Mr. IBayne was- about :35
years old and leaves a wife and chiid.
Killed by Falling Mast.
The bark Oliver Thurlow, wirich
was stranded Sunday night, broke to
pieces Thursday night. .The cook was
killed by falling mast and anotherman
had his back broken. Five of the crew
weerescucd. Capt. Hayes of the
Thurlow. had his leg broken in three
places below the knee. The captain
set his own leg. lie was carried to
Beaufort, N. C., where he received
medical attention. Tfhe Thurlow was
loaded with lumber at Charleston and
bound to New York. She broke wvhile
gear was being set, the captain has
advised owners to tow to destination.
TirE Columbia State says "there is
at least one thing Mr. Roosevelt has
Iaccomplished since lie became pres
dent-he has succeeded in spoiling~
the best negro in the country. AlongT
with the rest of the south that was
the (:pinion we had ojf Booker T.
Washington before Roosevelt tok
him up. As an educator of his race
and a leader in material thing.
Washington had been wise, conserva
tive and sensible. lie had eschewed
politics and advised his race to doso
ie had never appeared to aspire to
social equality and he had urged his
people not to harbor that idea. Itoose
velt tempted him and hefell.'.
Snow in Mississippi.
A cold wave acco.npanied by rain.
snow, sleet and a stifi southwest gale
struck Mississippi early Thursday
mornng and ragedl furiously ali day.
Snow, the heaviest seen in many year
fell for several hours, but melted as
soon as it struck the earth. The tern
perature is below freezing.
CoxnssM.as Griggs has scored a
point against the tariff robbers in
showing that the very pencils whic
are made and sold in this country for
five cents are sold for one cent i
Rjv. Same .Jones says: "The dis
pensary in Rome, as evil as it is. is a
thousand times less evil than thirteen
saloons running in full blast." No
doubt about that, and that is the rea-1
so we favo the disensaery.|
HER FRENCH A FAILURE.
The Trn-red. of a Macking Bottle
In the L::tin qu:arter.
Sh~ was spending her irst month in
the Latin quart'r of Pa:is. Seit spoke
English fluenly. with a Iy ston accent:
also she spoke G-,rian. could nake a
fair stagger at Italia'-n and knew a few
words of H1indoostancei. but of French
not a syllable.
One morning she found herself in a
wrestling match with a bottle of
French shoe bhacking. The pesky bot
tIe. understanding that it had to deal
wvith in ialen. refused to give up its
cork. She had no corkscrew of her
own and did not know how to ask for
one. even if she dared suspect that her
next door neighbor might be possessed
of the luxury. The tine of her pet fork
she had bent on the obstinate plug. the
point of her best penknife she had bro
ken off short, and nothing remained
except to throw the bottle out of a
window to get at its contents. She de
cided as a last resort to try breaking
the neck off the bottle. With a *stove
lid lifter" she administered several
cautious taps In the region of the jugu.
lar of the obstinate neck. "Nothin'
doin'." Then she tapped harder still,
and the blacking came. All over her
fingers it came, all over her light wool
en skirt and over much of the floor and
She.decided to have the skirt cleaned
and, packing it into a bundle, tripped
off to an establishment where she
found embarrassment because she
could not understand questions. Final
ly she got the drift of the conversation.
The cleaners wanted to know what
had caused the spot. Fortunately a
bottle of shoe blacking was standing
near by, and she pointed at this and
"ould" and "ouid" until she left In
heightened spirits. feeling that she was
not -belpless and that she had made the
claners understand. When tbhe skirt
was duly ret.rned the following week,
It was dyed bkhek.-New York Tribune.
Bret:>n she'ep are not much larger
than .1 faiir sized htre.
The mandarin duck is one of the most
beautiful of aquatic birds.
The queen Is always at the mercy of
the bees and is- a slave instead of a
A beetle one-third the size of a horse
would be able to pull against more
than a dozen horses.
The greyhound, which can cover a
mile in a minute and twenty-eight sec
onds, is the fastest of- quadrupeds.
The girafie, armadillo and porcupine
have no vocal cords and are therefore
mute. Whales and serpents are also
The glowworm lays eggs whlch are
themselves luminous. However, the
young hatched from them are not pos
sessed of those peculiar properties until
after the first transformation.
To escape from dangers which men
ace them starfishes commit suicide.
This instinct of self destruction Is
found only in the highest and lowest
cales of animal life.
The daily talk of the Hebrideans has
a shrewd picturesqueness. -"Let the
loan go laughing home," they say.
That is. "Be careful of whatever you
If a person were to be met coldly
on going to a friend's house, he would
"The shore Is the same, but the shell
fish is not the same."
The impossible is denoted by "black
berries in midwinter and sea gulls'
eggs in autumn."
"Better thin kneading than to be
enipty." That is, "Half a loaf is better
than no bread."
"The man who is idle will put the
ats on the fire."
"He that does not look before him
will look behind him."
"A house without a dog, without a
eat, without a little child, is a house
without pleasure and without laugh
Home. In Italy.
Speaking of homes andwvays of liv
ing. Mr. Luigi Villai In "Italian Life
In Town and Country". reveals a curi
ous state of affairs. In Italian cities
there are no slum districts. The poor
est of the poor may be lodged in the
same palace with people whose income
runs over $25.000 annually. The poor
are packed away in the garrets or in
the cellars, to be sure, and their mis
ery must be rendered all the more
acute by the sight and scent of such
lavish living. High class Italians have
no objections whatever to dwelling over
a shop or place of business.
Mrs. Henpeck-We hey bin married
twenty years today, Hiram.
Hiram (with a sigh)-Yes, fer twenty
years we've fought
Mrs. Henpeck (scowling) - What?
You old wretch!
Hiram (quickly)-Life's battles to
Too Valuable to Lose.
Mr. Grogan-Sure, Moike, an' what
did yez do wit' yure dorg?
Mike-Oh, he wvuz wort' $10 an' Oi
kep' t'lnkin' If some wan sh'd stale
um Oi could ill afford th' loss, so Oi
gave um -away, b'gorra! -Chicago
Dasherly-Is he so very ignorant?.
Flasherly-Ignorant? Why, actually,
he doesn't even know a cure for colds!
-Kansas City Independent.
I wonder why it Is we are not all
kinder than we are. How easily It is
done! How Instantaneously it acts!
How infallibly it Is remembered:
. S. Marshall Gi. I. Cunningham.
of Charleston. died on Saturday. D~r.
V. P. Clayton has been appointed to
temporarily till the vacancy. Cuning
ham came to this state from Tenn
essee thirty-five years ago as a cattle
drover-. le made a fortune in Char
leston and was always a Repubica-~n.
AcototNG to the New York World
the Democratic vote in Indiana this
rear was 40i.000. behind the Democrat
ic vote in that State in 1900, and the
Iepublican majority was greater than
it has been in any year since 1892.
with the exception of ]894. and the
ror-ganizers were in control that year
'rTE Washington Star shrewdly re
mnaris that " people' who fear a speedy
revision of dluties might reasonably be
xpected to favor a taritT' commission.
A commission can nearly always be
epended on not to do anything
ansty." Tbe bieticiaries of the tarilf
iced not fear any revision. Th le le
publican party is only bhltinizi.
THE~, Atlanta Constitution sayvs the
outhern negro llepuliitca deleogate
s now given to) understand that when
he is once put lhe must staiy put.
HOT FROM THE FRONf.
A War Correspondent and His StorF
o' a Great Event.
NewsgaterKng, not fighting, is the
trade Uf the war correspondent But
it is news at any personal cost, and a
Tne unpremeditated heroism often goes
with the ;:athering of it.
One morning after the siege of Paris.
ewhen the city was believed in London
to be still in the hands of the com
mmw. ~Sr .loha Robinson, manager of
the Nay .ews of London, reached
his ottice to ind the late Archibald
orles lying on the floor asleep, his
head on a postofce directory, while
the printers were hard at work on his
manuseript. the story of "Paris In
Flames," a most vivid description of
the last days of the commune.
"Forbes had telegraphed from Dover
announcing his coming," said Sir John
Robinson. 'the printers had been wait
ing. and thus the country heard of
those terrible days for the first time.
'London was ablaze with excite
ment. Bouverie street was impassable
through the newsboys shrieking for
copies. and in parliament Mr. Glad
stone was questioned that afternoon
and could only say he hoped the story
"When Forbes wakened from his
slumber amid all this turmoil, what a
spectacle he was: His face was black
with powder, his. eyes red and 'in
flamed. his clothes matted -with clay
gnd dust: he was a dreadful picture.
He had been compelled to assist the
communists in defending a triangular
space upon which three' detachments
of the Versailles troops -.were. firing
and had actually taught the citizens
how to build a barricade."
By aid of dummy dispatches ad
dressed to Lord Granville and the
queen, Forbes escaped from this
threatening triangle and wrote all the
way to England. being the solitary
pase::gar on the mailboat. -Youth's
T'"e Apolo:;'y Wan still Worse. A
A philanthropic lady visited the asy
Imu at Kingston, Canada. says Brook
lyn Life. and displa:ed great Interest
in the inmates. One old man partic
larly gained her compassion.
"And how long have you been here,
my man?" she inquired.
"Twelve years," was the answer.
"Do they treat you well?"
- "Do they feed you well?
After addressing a few more ques
tions to him the visitor passedon.- She
noticed a broad and broadening smile
on the face of her attendant and on
asking the cause heard with conster
nation that the old man was noneoth
er than Dr. Clark, the superintendent
She hurried back to make apologies.
How successful she was may be gath
ered from these words: "I am very
sorry, Dr. Clark. I will never be covy
erned by appearances again." , -
Origin of the Cannon.
It is a curious fact that the firstcan
non was cast at Venice. It was called
a "bombard," and was invented and
employed by General Pisan!44 a.,war
against the Genoese. The originial
bombard, which bears the date'of
1380. is still preserved and'tandsgt
the footof Pisani's .statue at the Zr
senal. The bombard threw~a stone 100
pounds in weight; but another 'Vene-.
tian general, Francisco Barde, -im
proved it until hie was able -to- hamde
a charge of rock and bowiders 'leigh
ing 3,000 pounds. It proved dssru
to him, however, for one day _drirng
the siege of Zara, while he was.'oper
ating his terrible engine, he was hurled
by it over the walls and lnstanltly
Tbe Lipari Islands.
-From the Lipari islands of mytholo
gy, the abode of .Bolus, the ruler of
the winds, and the scene of his meet
ing with Ulysses, to the Lipari Islands
of today Is a very- far cry indeed.
There are, no hotels, and the Islands
rre almost unknown to tourists, while
the 13,000 Inhabitants are almostln a
state of primitive and patriarchal: aim
plicity. They tender their services vol
untarily as guides and refuse payment,
regarding all visitors as their guests.
The donkey Is the only means of loco
motion. Horses are unknown In -the --
A Cinnabar Mine.
A very curious old mine with many
romantic associations Is that at Quin
dio, in the United States of Colombia,
where cinnabar, the ore of mercury,
has been wrought from the tIme of
the earliest Spanish explorers, almost
200 years ago, at a spot 10,000 feet
above the sea. Its locality is further
remarkable as being one of the wet
test places on the globe. It is excep
tional for the rain to cease throughout
the greater part of the year.
"Yes," said the soprano In the choir
loft, "religion Is absolutely free and
"And yet" grumbled the basso pro
fundo, "it is considered quite the thing
to make a cloak of that cheap mate
rial."-Baltimaore News~" -
Clara-Didn't you find Charlie Gas
tieton too fresh ?
Maud-l should say so. I didn't mind -
his kissing me, but I thought it was too
much when he asked me to be his wIfe.
An Soon as Possible.
Diner-Waiter, bring me a napkin.
Waiter-In a moment, sir; give you
the first one that is vacant-Boston .
"I don't know whether she slugs or
"You would if you beard her."
A Washington corresepondent tells.~
f a woman'n who is now claiming her
biurt'a pm~sion. She married four
war veterans and as ech died she
ame in for the widow's pension. This.
is her fou rth- claim.
THERE is a great scramble among
he Republiicans for the United States
Marshalship and the Collectorship of
the port of Charleston. There are two.
racant oilices and about fifty patriots
who want to till them.
A french criminologistsays: "There '
is no theft: one who takes things be
longinlg to another is a kleptomaniac."
This. at least, is Iogical. Thieves or
ie:1ptomaniacs. call them what you
pi.ase. they are are allin the same
WAu ship. are very expensive toys.
:we eruiser P~liladclphia., built in.
j5. E.I been c'odemned because it
sonalr require mocre than half her
:alue to repair her. In her short ex
istne. a large part of which has been. '
pent in the repair shop. she has cost