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VERMONT WATCHMAN & STATE JOUKNAL,, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1883.
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The twlllnlit shadows daikltnu falli
0 memorles dear, agalnst thy thrall
My tieatt strlves nll In valn.
Yet wherefore strlvo ngatnst tliy mood?
1 cAnnot r llonco, lf I would,
The soflly falling raln.
At such an liour, on such an cve,
llrlght hopes, that yet I Inly Rrleve,
Hpraug up to fade and wane.
Ah, nevermore, lianil claspod lti hand,
Shall we wlthln the cloorway stand,
And watch tlio faltlng raln.
Yet stlll tho swectneM of thtt liour
Kcturnit, wlth nll its wonted power
0( tnlnitlod Joy and pain.
Wlien, dropplnK f rom the wlndow-caves,
Or Kently falling on ttie luaves,
1 liear the suinmer rala.
O cruel memory I tlms to tirlnn
That glad, brlef hour, wlth blltcr stlng,
Ilack to my heart ngaln )
Those partlng words of fonil lcgret,
Wlth glad pretext, lovo Ungerlng yet,
UnmlDilful of the raln.
Ahl brlef, Indeed, poor, nrhtng heatt,
The Joy those flckle hopes lmpart;
Orlef followa ln thelr train.
2ay, nay, my heartj take upward wlng.
O cruel memory I thystlnt:
Bhall vanlsh wlth the raln.
Though sadder seem the aongs I trlll,
Yet sorrow, wlth Its plaintlve tlirlll,
Addssueelness to the t train;
Ai fragrant perfumes aftflly flow
From hawthorn blosoms bendlng low,
lleat down by wlnd and raln.
Onr Joe A Tnlo of tho West Kldlnir.
Now let nn tlmnk the Ktemal l'ower
That oft the cloud which wraps tlie present hour
Serves but to brlghten all our futuro days."
The next Saturday he left the mill at
noon, and aoon after started for Bradley.
He was in a statnof suppreased exaltation.
The beautiful park and the gardens, tho
finn house, the aervants, and the silver,
and tho general prandeur, affpoted him
strangely. To think how IJradley had
hated him, and nnw ho had a ltind of pro
prietorship in "'t he hnd owned I His on
ly ohild calld him "father." If Bradley
had set BHnjamin in Cold-Shoulder Lane
frequentlv, ho felfc that Joe had paid back
tbat snubbing by setting Elizabeth thore
for a term of two vears at a tiino. Upon
the whole, the bill of offensea between
thpm waa gettintj a full settlempnr.
In the interval between Eliz'ibeth's
viait he had a letter from Samuel Yorke.
Ho did not ahow it to Elizabeth; for in it
Samuel had dealt just as faithfnlly with
him as he had done with Joe. " But Sam
allays leotur'd me above a bit when we
j t ii i t.n :. i. : i r . 1
" he wer allays too good by half." Yet
Benjamin took comfort from the faot of
Joi being with this man " too good by
half,'' and had infinitely moro reapeot for
hia aon and moro hope for his future than
when ho helieved him to bo under tho
counsela of one ablo to teaoh him " to
Btcil by lino and lovel."
Elizabeth's firsl conaultation with her
f ather-in-law was in respcct to preventing
a reneral disousaion of their family affairs.
" Joe has left me, father," sbe said, ap
pealingly, " and there is nobody now but
you to take carn of my good name."
" It'll be bad for any one 'at says a word
wrone o' thee. I'll give 'em it that well
that hey won't know where tbey bide."
""What shall we say about Joe'a ab
aenco ? "
" Say V Why. aay t' truth. lass. Truth
may be hlaned, but it oan'fc bo shamed.
Say as our Joe got dineusted wi' settling
up quarrels for ither folk, and was bound
to learn to do aomething atraight up-and-down
for a living, and hfs gone to his
godfather to learn it. There's naught
wront; iu that and it'a nobody's busi
ness." "And while Jne is away, I atn under
your care, father ? "
For sure thou is. And I'll tak' good
care o' thee aee if I don't."
" I shall ride over to Brierley once every
week to aee vou ; and you wiil come here
onee a week V "
Benjamin fidgeted a moment at the
"Why, thou sees, there's no woman
body at Brierley. Martha Thrale went
into a tantrum wi' me about Joe, and took
hersol' off when he did.''
" Poor Martha I " aaid Elizabeth, with a
audden recollection of tho woman who
had been a lovincr. guardian to Joe for bo
many years. " I called on her once with
Joe, but she did not seem to liko me, and
I am afraid I made it hard for Joo to
fihow her any gratitude or affection.
Father, I think we have treated her very
" sudn't wonder."
" I am poing to see her to-morrow."
" There's uo harm i' that."
So Elizabeth went ; and tho two women
who could not be friends in prosperity
fonnd the way to each other'B hearts when
they raingled their tears about Joe, and
recalled his many exoellencies. Elizabeth
was inclined to blame herself entirely,
and Martha helped her to do ao j but
Martha's anger vanished at the first word
of contrition, and she went back with
Elizabeth to Bradley Hall to spend a
On the next Saturday morning " Mra.
Joe " thought it right to tell Martha that
Benjamin would bo over to dinner. "If
you do not wish to see him, Martha, you
can go up-xtaira, you know."
"Iknow; but I niver run away from
anybody yet, Elizabeth, and I'll nono run
from Benjamin Brierley. If he doesn't
liko to be wi' me, he cau tak' hissen
f urther off."
So the proud little lady aat atiil with
her knitting; herbroad, placid, handsome
face ehowing not a trace of anything but
Berenity and content. Benjamin camo
buatling iuto the room in his uanal fash
ion, and aaw her aitting by the open win
dow. It was like a vision of hia old life.
In a moment he remembered all the yeara
iu which ahe had kept Brierley Houao a
little palaco of sweet cleanliness and ex
quisite comfort, and his heart went out to
her; but he only said :
" Well. Martha, is that theeY "
" Ay, Ben ; it's me wi' aome differenco.
I'm glad to see theo looking ao woll."
" Is ta ? Martha, when is ta comlng
home ? Thou ought to bo fair ahained
o' thyaen, leaving an old man like ine a'
these years to fettlo for hissen. And
there's t' houae, a' shut up, andmoths and
niice heving their own way wl' ivery
thing j and I hevn't way nor means to ask
my own daughter-iMaw to come and tak'
a cup o' tea. Come home, woman I I
wouldn't be po afubboru and ill to move
for anything I Why 1 thou's worso uor
" Doat ta want mo to como back V"
" Ay, I do."
" Then I'll come on one condition s
thou'lt ask Joe back likewiae."
" I'll do naught o' t' sort. He can come
if he likes. Elizabeth is coming once a
week, and if a man can't follow his wife,
he's too big a fool to u&k. When will ta
" As Boon as I hov put up my furnituro
" Soll it."
" Not I. Thco and mo might got to
dlffering ngain, and I'll not put mysen out
of a home.''
"Ill tell theo what. I'll settle 200 a
yow on theo for life, whethnr thou stuys
wi' me or leaves mo. Thou has earned it
over and over, and I'll nobbut bo paying
a just debt.''
" If thou thiuks so, do it. I'm not tho
woman to tak' advantapo o' thee. I'm
moro likoly to atay when I hev tho power
to Ipiwh than if I hedu't n peuuy."
So Martha went to Brierley with the
deed that made her independent of it in
her pockotj and in a vory short time tho
old linuse was llung opeu and refurnished,
and Elizabeth could go thore and drink
tea in as handaome cbina as at Bradley.
And it was wonderful how rapidly Ben.
jamin became anxious about carpets and
household decoralions. For one improve
ment brought on another, till the garden
and Btablos, and ovon Beujamin's ward
robe, showed the feminino influence to
which he was being cradually subjected.
ln the mpantimo Elizibeth had began
a sories of letters to Joe, every one of
which forged another link of a chain bind
ing her to her husband. For when a
woman writei a genuine lovo-lotter, she
pnts a part of herself into it giveo ao
muoh of herself away ; and in the writ
ing and reading of theae letters husband
and wife enjoyed one of the sweetest ox
reriences of their lives. They made theru
familiar with noble and affectionate Benti
ments, and they grew daily nearer to each
othor in that ftno school for married life
a full conrse of love-letters. Joe was as
anxious for his as the most eager lover ;
and though Samuel Yorko had been quite
right in aaying thathe would be too tired
to want anything at night but his bed, bo
nevertheless found writing to hia wife as
refreshing to him nsaleep.
After a while Elizabeth got into the
habit of reading parts of these letters to
Benjamin whilo ho amokod his long clay
pipo ; sometimes as they aat in the parlor
after dinner ; aometimes as they atrolled
about tho garden. They wero ccrtainly
very flne letters, and both the father and
the wife grew to wonderfully rospect tho
writer. Elizabeth nlways praised them
extravagantly : Benjamin Baid little, but
he stroked his chm complacently, and
congratulated himself on having such a
remarkably clever aon. He always told
Martha about theso readingc, and often
Baid, with a sigh, " T' lad tak's after me.
I used to hev just auch ideaa when I wer
young ; but I niver had any education ;
it would hov been hard work for mo to
writo 'em ; and I hed nobody to talk wi'."
" Tell t even down truth, Ben. Thou
wert far too buay making brass to either
writo or talk; and if auch thoughts iver
came to thee, thou aent 'em offto tho tune
o' . s. d., l'flo warrant. Our Joe got a'
of his talents from his mother mak thy
aen aure o' that. When he tak's to makin'
money he'll be thy aon not till then, my
When Joe had been away nearly aix
months Elizabeth went to seo him. It
was near Christmas. Sho atepped from
her carriago in Spinning-Jenny street, a
beautiful, queen-like woman in purple vel
vet and ermine furs, and Samuel Yorke,
catching a passing glimpse of her, thought
it was his d8iighter wbo was married
and living in London and haatened to
the noor to meet ber.
"I am Mrs. Joe Brierley," she said, with
a 8mile; and Samuel answered:
"Thou art welcorno; come in."
Sho wanted to aee Joo at once, just as
he was ; and Samuel got into tho carriago
and drove with her to tho mills, which
wero two miles or more from the ware
house. Joe vtas in the dyeing shed,
standlng among piles and stacks of logs
of the oddeat-looking woods somo yellow
and splititering, somo red and acraggy,
aome purple and solid bundles of bark,
barrels of aalts, and carboys of acids and
oils. He was talking earnestlv to tho
master-dyer, and Elizabeth saw him be-
loro Joe had any ldea of her presence.
Fashlon had never dressed him to auch
perfection as labor. Ilandsomo he always
wa?, but never aa handsome in his wife'H
oyes as that morning, in big boots and
flannel apron and flannel shirt, hia naked
arms stained with indigo, his brown,
curling hair covered with a scarlet cap.
"Joel Joel" aho cried softly, and to
gan picking her way toward him. How
proud and glad Joe was I It was a day
cheaply bought by aix months of toil and
flelf-banishment. Samuel York entered
fully into their joy.
" I'll hev to civo thee a holidav. Joe."
he said; "so don thysen in thy street
clothes, and be off wi' thee. I know
thnu'lt be ftt for naught to-day."
Elizabeth had boped to induce her hus
band to return to Bradlev for Chribtuias
tido ; but ho thought it best to keep iu-
tact me promise maue to himseu and his
godfather; and, indeed, the latter would
not listen to any such proposal. "Let
him alone, lass," ho said to Mra. Joe ;
"he's doing fine: and if he goes to Brad
ley, he'll hev to atay there. I'll hev no
woman melling o' my work, and Joe's
my worK lor t next eighteen months."
It was aoon after thls visit that Ben ia
min rode over to Bradley ono day, and,
just beforo reaching the park crates, made
a detour, and followed a, rapid, brawling
atream somo diatanco up tho hill. When
he could go no fuither in hia gig, ho tied
the horae, and continued the route aome
halt-rnilo lurther beyond, coming back
with a pleased and thouchtful face. Aa
Elizabeth and ho aat togetber that night
hesaid, "I went up to Cattal Force to-day."
inac is a rougn road all up hul.
What did you do with the horae V"
" Tied him. Elizabeth, there's a grand
water-power there.'' Ho aaid it with eu-
tbuaiasm, atnkinir hia Tist on tho table.
" It's a fair ain to hev such grand water-
power aoing notinng."
" Do you think, father, that becks aud
Btreams ara only made to run milla Y"
" Whativer could they do botter ? So
much water going to waste I It fairly
abocks me, Elizabeth I"
" Yes, father."
" I'll build our Joe a cotton mill up at
Cattal if thou art willlng. I'll buy t' land
01 tnoo at a lair pnce."
" It ia ao near tho park, father. It will
spoil the view, and tho pretty rural vil-
" Whativer is ta talking about V We'Il
hev t varry haudsomestcbimney thet can
be built; aud t' 'rural village,' as thou
cajls it, wanta summat doing for it: a lot
o' thatched cottages and aleepy-looking
dunderheads I Thou hes no right to hev
so much water golng to waato ; it ought
to flnd broad for a tnouaand mouths, aud
mak' monoy wrout end for Joe aud thy
aen. Seo now I Wo would hev t' mill
ready for t' looms by t time Joe is ready
for ft. I hev voweu ho aud never hev
any aharo i' Brierley Mill, but there's
naugnt to iiinuer mo building him u mill
" My father always dreadod having a
iwii near mo parK. n was lor tnat tea.
aon he bought the land about Cattal."
" Thy father made his monoy 1' rnills."
" I know." ahe answerrd a littlo fret-
fully. " Just think of that casoada of all
ver water, nnd tho lovoly atream with
bluebells and primroses all down ita
uanks I If wo build a mill, tho clear alr
will bo full of amoke, aud tho crvstal
water all blaokened and 111 thy."
" siiver water, aa uiou calls it, win
mako a slght o' gold for theo ; and it tvad
bo botter to aee a thouand tnen and women
on its banks than primroses nnd blue-
bella. Just thou think about it. Joo 11
hev fo hev a mill somowhero. If ta
doesn't want hlra near thy flno place, why,
111 buy Donby'a old mill; it's good for
naught but to pull down, and thero's
plenty o' watpr there."
Jienjftniii dtd not allow the subiect to
drop. IIo had mado up his mind that
there ought to bo a mill at Cattal. What
if tho dead Bradley had bought tho land
purposely to prevent, It? Benjamin
thought very little of Bradley's good
senso; and, so deep and "deceitful abovo
all things " is tho human heart, that Ben
jamin was undonbtodly more pleased with
the notiou becnuae it contradicted a pet
preiudice of hia old enemy. Elizabeth
atruggled a HUlo againat it, and aet I'er
kins to look for somo other aite ln tho
neighborhood ; but Benjamin had autiei-
pated this action, and seen i'erkina beforo
Elizabeth ; ao, it ia noedless to say, no
other aite equal to Cattal seemed to bo
within reaoh or distance. And the end
of tho matter was, that Benjamin got his
own wav, and in tne early spnng tnen be
gan to dip up tho bluebell and prirarose
roots, and lay a foundation of mighty
atrength ; upon which, month after month,
roso gradually a tall, gigantic pilo, liko a
rnodel prison ; a great, vast, empty shell
of enormoua atrength, into which Joe was
to bring tho steam and metal withcraft of
Lancaahire; a witchcraft which makes
Ethiopic sorcery, and Chaldean magic,
and Egyptian necromancy but tho "un
Bubstantial fragments of a dreara."
At length tho two years were over. Joo
was ready to begin life again ; tbin time,
curely, under the fairest auspices. Samuel
Yorke had done his full duty to his god
aon in moro waya than one. Calico-print-ing
and cotton-spinning wero not all that
Joe had lcarned with him, The man's
lofty and aimplo charantor and his child
liko piety were an influence fow could
habituallv resist. There was a spiritual
aide to Joe's cliaracter which no one be
foro had auspected. Samuel Yorke found
it out. In their quiet after-dinner chats
converaation alwaya drifted to religioua
aubjecta, and Samuel spoke upon them
with tho fervor of perfect love. His piety
was a conviction resting rather upon ' ex
perience than upon creed.
" Truth is truth," he would say to Joe,
" just as bread is bread, whitiver shape t'
loaf may be. I got my religion wi' t'
Methodists, and I like their loaf, and
stand by it. Just thee try u, Joe."
So Joe tried it, aud ho found that he
liked it also. Beforo he left Manchester
he had joined the cburch publicly; and,
upon tho whole, Samuel Yorko was
prouder of Joe as a Methodist than as a
Nearly ten years had passed aince that
mornine when he took his father's cheque
for 5,000 and left him. If any one had
then told the handaome, rather conceited
youth that this was the point he would
reaoh in ten years, he would have re
garded his life as a failure, and felt angry
at the aupposition. But our views of life,
up to a certain point, conatautly change ;
the success of one decade is not tho aim
of another ; and Jop, sitting with his god
father the last night of his apprentice
sliip, was satisfied with tho prospect be-
" Thou art ready for work now, Joe.
What will ta do wi' thyaen V Heat ta
thought o' it?"
" I have been thiuking a deal of it."
" Will ta ask Mra. Joe to build thee a
mill ? Thou could tak' her as a partner
' J. and E. Bradley.'
" No I no I my wife is my wife ; I'll not
niix her with my business. 1 am going to
ask my father to lend me enough to start
in a rented mill. If he won't do it, I
shall ask you.'
" Thou ask thy father. Ho niver said
he wadn't lend thee money ; and if he did,
the sooner he breaka a wicked oath tho
more o' a man he'll be. I hev told him
that in so many plain words beforo this
Give thy father a fair cbanco to be a
good father by being a good aon. I'm
none afraid but Benjamin Brierley will do
about what can be expected from him."
Elizabeth, beautiful and radiant, waa
waiting to meet her husband ; and when
ho atepped from tho train to the platform,
with the free, independent air of a man
who knowa the cunning in hia ten fiugera
is good for his fortune, Elizabeth rejog
nizpd hia manhood and hia authorily. He
apoke to the coachman differently, and
tuo man anawered him Umerently. ln
five minutes wifo andservantsunderatood
that ho had come home as master.
Tho first persons he aaw ou entering
tho parlor were Martha Thrale and his
lather. Martha was putting the last ies
tival touches to the tea-table ; Benjamin
waa serenely smokiucr at the open window.
Joe went atraight to him ; ho put out hia
hand and aaid frankly, "Father, I waa
very wrong not to tako your advico ten
years ago. am very sorry for my folly.
" bay no more, Joe. I hev forgiven
thee lonff ago. Sam has written reg'lar
to us. 1 iinow a' about thee, my lad."
" I am so happy to see vou here."
" I hed to como hore. When thou left
thy wifo I wer forced to look after her.
Did ta think I aud give Tom, Dick and
Harry leave and HceuBo to aay this and
that about her ? Not mo I I dou't know
whativer she'd ha' done wi'out me." And
Benjamin laughed heartily, and cried,
" Come here, Martha, and kiss this big
lau o' thiue. 1 hev hearn tell as how he
is as hot a Methody as thyaen now I"
It is not often that anticipated iovs re
alize thoir promiao ; but this reuuion did.
Jt waa porhaps the happiost evening of all
Benjamin's experieuce. In tho morning
ne Baid to doe, " i want theo to tak' a
walk wi' me, Joe. I have summat to ahow
thee." Aa they neared Cattal, Benjamin
aaKeu, in ta going to atlck to cotton
" Yes, Fam, father."
" Will ta tak' me as thy parlnor ?"
" Father I Do you moan it ?"
" Do I iver talk on both sidea o' my
mouth ? I hed a bit o' braas lying idle,
ao I bought aome land on Cattal, and I've
built a mill ou it, for it was a fair ain to
aee a' that water going to waste. Now, if
ta likes, theo and mo will fill f mill wi
apinnlng-jeunies, and we'll drive a' wharf
dale aforo us. Thou can manago t' cot'
ton ; I'll atlok to t' wool and Brierley."
" I never knew I had auch a good father
before I Why, you have beeu thinking of
mo all the timo I waa away."
" For Buro I waa. I wer'n't going to let
oam xorire tair my piace. Js it a bar
gain ? S'all it bo ' Ben j imin Brierley &
Son, Coltou-Spinnora ' V" '
" I ehall bo tho proudost man in York-
Biuro wtieu that day come3 7"
" Then thou can becin to bo proud this
very mlnute. Seo thero I Thet's our mill.
Joe. It wauts naught but t' looms and t'
hands. Thou can get thom as aoon as
Ivor ta likes."
A very happy summor followed this ar-
rangomont. Joo and Benjnmin wero bo
busy that tho longdays wero far too short,
and Benjamiu ofteu wished "Timo wer
nobbut iu t' market, so as ho could buy a
few hours ivery day at any quotation."
ruui, imiuga over to nrauiey and iinor
ley thero were! What extemporlzed
meals in both houses I Elizabeth and
Martha grow really fond of each other
whilo they discussed tho uncortitinty of
dinnera and toaa, and the necessity of
atrnngthening food for such busy tnen.
isut timo makcfl all things 11 at, and
tho openincr of tho blc mill waa ore loncr
forgotten iu events of atill greater impor-
tanco. iho business prosporcd wonder
fully, and the rudo hamlet grow to a busy
Httlo town ; but theso things were in or
dinary courso to havo been expectod, and
thoir inlereat was a commonplace one
compared with that roused by tho advent
of Joo's first child. In viow of this great
occurrenco Martha Thralo was altnost be
aido herself with excitement. Whon she
lifted tho crying littlo mito of humanity
lu her arms, sho forcavo Elizabeth every-
thing. Benjamiu was no loss proud and
delighted. He gavo all his "hands" a
least and a holiday; and ho had agaiu a
desire to go into Bradford and buy a
pieco of jowolryor ailvorware. This time
he did it. it tho nowly atrived lienja,
min Brierley, Jr., could have uaed a full
ailver dinner aervico ho would havo ro
ceived it from the proud and happy giand
father. Just after tho dolightful nutlay he mot
old Perkins coming up Darloy atreot.
" Hast ta heard ?" ho asked, in a lofty,
exultant tono. " I told thee our Joo wils
no fool. T' mill is doing beyond ivery
thing ; and yeaterday thero wer another
Bon Brierley arrived i' this world."
" It's rayther hard for a mau to be a
fool that hes gotten a rich wife, and a rich
favther, and a rich god-fayther "
'"Stop thy talk, FerkiDS. There's
many a lad hes rich upholders richer
than our Joo hea but thero'a vory few
lads who, if they'd lost four years aud
0,000 i' a lawyor's oiliee, would hev hed
gumption enouch to kick t' law and a'
about it to t' back o' beyond, and go to
work liko a man."
"Mr. Joe married "
"1'se coming to thet. There's atill
fewer who, when they make a uistake i'
their weddin' venture, hev aenao to find
out what's wrong, and then aet to work
to put it right. Why, if our Joe married
for lovo now, he'd hev nobody but Eliza
beth Bradley, oven if aho worked i' Brad
ley Mill and hedn't a aix penuy bit."
" It'd a topsy-turvy world, Brierley, We'll
fee how things are ten years after date.
There'll be changes."
" There'll be one change wo won't wait
ten yeara for, rerkiua. We re going to
waro no more money ou lawyers. Wo've
gotten a lawyer in t' firm now. Good
morning to thee."
However, this was but a passing bretze ;
ior more than ten yeara atterward rer-
kins called at Brierley mill one afternoon
on business, and found Benjamin had
goue over to Bradley. He followed him
there, and found the grandfather as happy
as a boy among Joe's four eldest children.
Benjamin, Jr., was busy pillling to pieces
a bit of toy machinery ; and Miss Lily
Brierley, aged aix, was examining her
grandlather upon the history ot " Jack
the Giant-Killer," an exatnination from
which the self-mado man, ou account of
his defective early training, came out
with diacredilable confusion. He put
Lily cff one kneo and Sam off tho other;
but it was with difliculty ho could get
away from the. children; aud Ferkins
wondered " if they were not a great
" Not uigh as much as thou art. Now,
whativer is it V"
" Sandal Steads is in t' market, and
JUr. Joo wants to buy it. "
" Joe'a up to f mill."
" What a change that mill hes made iu
iiradley 1 Why, it's quite a towu I"
" I tell'd theo it would. If owd Bradley
hed hed aa much senso aa a hank o' wool,
ho wad hev turned t' water. iuto gold long
sin'. A man he3 no right to hev bo much
water doing no good."
" I hev heard some talk of our Mr. Joe
runnin' ou t' conservative ticket for pai
" Our Joe could do it, but he's got more
Bense. Sedbergh left it becauae o' its
lrregularities and t bad hours it kept
Our Joe ia just tho same. Hev you heard
os he is to preach iu t' new chapel to-
" Eh, but ho is. Joe'a a local preacher
now, and a very good 'un, too. Education
wer'n't flnng away on him, I'll be bound.
iUaritia ihrale s that set up as niver was,
Stay all night, and go to t' chapel to-mor-row
and hear Joe preach. Thou'lt hear t'
best sermon as iver thou heard i' thy life."
nere tney were niterrupted by a glad
cry of, " There's grandpapa I We've found
grandpapa I" and Joe and Elizabeth with
tho children, came down the lilac avenue
to meet them. Joe waa a handsome,
portly man now, with the grave look of
one who carnea the daily bread of a thou
saud 80uls iu hia hand: and, thia eveniue.
with the 8lightly preoccupied air of one
who has also a sormon on his mind. And
it was pleasaut to seo how thoughtful
Elizabeth was of this, and how ahe quieted
the children, and coutrived that Joo
ahould get away uuobaerved to tho library
Pleasanter atill to seo the whole villaire
chapelward next morning ; to aee Benja
min trying to subdue his usual pompous,
buatling way, and set an example to all of
grave and eerious attontion. Ho watched
Joe and his four children cff to Suuday
echool, aud then turned to Perkins with a
iaco eloqueut beyond the power of lau
guage. In au hour he took Elizabeth on
his arm and followed. Perkins and Mar
tha Thrale completed the proud and
happy family group. Humanity, under
average clrcumstauces, is lull ot aympa
thy, aud the whole cougregatiou entered
into the father's joy as he aat in the big
pow with his graudchildreu around him,
and his eyos iixed upon the pre&cher, who
was ao near and dear to ituu.
It waa not by auy means a great eormou,
but it waa one that auited theaudieuce:
a plain, earueat talk ou " redeeming the
time," aud on looking hopelully torward,
evou from tho mists of our miatakes.
" Held It truth wlth him who nluju
To one cltar harp ln dlvers ttmes,
That tnen may rfoe ou aU'pplng-itonen
Of thelr uead elvo8 to lilguer Ihlngt,
And Joo knew what he was eaying;
ior he was only preaching tho thing that
iie had doue. AmtUa K. Uurr, tu thns
What do you meau, you rascal, by
apilliug my colloo all over me ?" ahouted
au eurage'd passengor. "Never mind,
air," protested tho waiter, " I'll get you
Bomo more, Bir."
This rs-o wcter novpr vnrlon. A matvM nf nnrltr. atrpntrth
ftml wholMotiienens, Mon econoinlcal tlmn tlieordlnary
kind, and eamiot m twM tn ix)iiiictUloii "ftli tho nuilU
tude of low ttt,pliort welglit, t1nm rr rlicmpliftl row
cIpm. Soblontyincant. ItOVAL HAKINO I'OWDEK
C'Oii i ANY. H (i Wall Mtreet. ew York.
GREAT IN VENTION
POB WASHIIia AND CLEANSING
!n Imrd or 8ft water, 'WITIIOUT SOAP, and
rrlllimit (l:in(,'i r to the llnest fnbrlc.
SAVKS TIMK nnd I.AISOII ASIAZINGIA',
lnd is rapidly coming Into general use. Sold by all
Groceri; but beware of vllo couiitcrfelts. Its
f;rout siiccGBS brings out dun;oroua lmlta
tloiiB, but I'UAISXINK is tht only snfo articic.
VrjvUt' fvm of.Tanma I'yle, NowVork.
(CuhUnutdJrom lasl ucck.)
How Watch Cases are Mado.
It ia a fact not generally known that the
Jamc3 Uosf Gold Watch Cuscs really con
tain moro purc yold than many "bolid"
gold casca Tho detnand for thuso watch
cas-es has led to tho luuiitifaeturo of a very
poor grado of solid gold watch cases
low in qualily, and deficient in qtiantity.
Thcsc cases aru mado from 4J to 10 karats,
and a 5 or 0 karat case is often sold for 'Z
or l'l karats. It is not cconomy to Luy a
watch caso to poor iu quality that it will
soon lose its color, or one so sol't that it will
lo.-e its bhape aud fuil to shut tight, thus
letting in tlitbt and damaging tho works, or
ono so thiu that a slight blow will hreak
tho crystal, and pcrhaps the movemcnt.
It IS cconomy to buy a Jama BosJ Gold
'alch C'ase, in which Noxu of theso things
cvcr occtir. This watch caoe is not an cipcri
mcnt it has been mado nearly thirty years.
IUZLETON, I'A.. Oct. 21, 1682.
I Bold two Janien DosV Qold WUcb Cases thirty
j carn aKO, when they tlrtt caino out, and they aro ln
b-ood condition yct Ono of them ia carried by a
cariwntcr, Jlr. U W. Drake, of Uazkton, and only
fhowHthouearin ono or two places; tho other by
Jlr. Uowiuau, of Cuunlui?ham, Pa. ; and I cau pro
duco ouo or both of Uicho cqum at auy time.
SYLVtSTER ENULE, JetttUr,
Krml 3 cpnt fttAnp tn Ktytnn trh Cnkr Fitttcrle,, I'htta
drlihla, I'll., ttir haodumr llliMritrtl l'amphlrt kbwnlog how
Jtmei Uuta' ind Kerttune IWltb ( Bta are luaJc
To le Continued.)
Piiblio Bouofactross. Mrs. S.
A. Allcn hasjustlyearnedthis titie,
and thousands are thu day rejoicing
over a finc head of hair produccd by
her unequaled preparation for restor
ing, in igorating, and beaulifying the
Hair. Her World's Hair Kestorer
quickly cleanscs the scalp, removin
Dandrufl, and arTCsts the fall; the
hair, if gray, is changcd lo its natural
color, givingit the same iulily anj
luxurious quantity as in youlh,
hair is riov restored to its
youthful color ; I have not
a gray hair left. I am sat
isfied that the preparation
is not a dyc, but acts ou
the secretions. My hair
ceascs to fall, which is ccr
tainly an advantage to me,
who was in danger of be
coming baid." This is
the testmiony of all who
use Mrs. S, A. Allen's
Wokld's Haiu Restorek.
" Ono Bottlo tHd it." That is the
uxpriEM0i of many who Jiate had
Ihiir gr.iy hair icstorcd to its natural
c ilor, and their baid spot covered
with Inir, after usin one bottle of
Mks, S, A. Allen's World's Hair
KusTOnen. It is not a dyc.
A J'erfoct Uutitblnntlon " Ith two Sndleiit Ail
VHUtueen Wliy It C'oiicorns You.
M 1 here Ia no inlatakA about It." rpnntked Dr. Sf. F.
Flowera ot OalUtln, MUsouil," llKNSO.N'S O.U'Ul.NK
1'UltOUS rbAHI'KKSareoneor the neatent comblna
tlons ever producetl. 'Ihey have two klnd of advauta
Kei over all ottiern, whlcli we mv cll the ntlnor and the
imjor, t'lret, they are clean and iileanant to ue, never
BOllluK Ihe handd nor the Unen of the wwrer. Necond,
iney aci qtiicaiv auu iKiweriuuy. i nave iruu mo uap
clne l'lasler on mvMilf for nneuiuanta. aud on mv tia-
tleuta for vaiIoua dlKease. Hiu-h a NeuralKla, MttKcular
llhcuuialtMu. l,uintai;o, KltlnHv trouble, eto., aud tn all
rasrarellef haa followed In from ttireo to forty-eigbt
I)r, Flower inerely voloea the wrltten or oral optnlon
or inmiftauiia 111 nm proietuion. iinHUK u.t'uirr
ruituun ri,ANIKK.s are t lenerfect riternal auul oa
tlon. The xeuulne have the word CAI'UINK cut In the
Htiabury A Johnnon, Chemlnts, Mew Voik,
PURE WHITE LEAD!
IiEAO 11113 nnd S11EKT IiEAW.
All goodi uarranltil to It tquat to thtiut in tht marktt,
TniSi A. UnoWM.Troiui, SALK3I, MASS.
ELLI8' HORSE REHEDIES
A1113 TIII5 IIHST."
Solidly Endorsed by tlie "Spirit of tlie Times," and
Leadmg Vetennary Surgeons.
"I'.um'h Si-avin Cuiie. Of cotiree, It Is"
" generally resarded as Itnpoaflblo to com-"
" plotely curo a bono npavln nnd removethe"
" enlarpcrnent, but it it positU-ely attonlthlny"
" what cur.it lvo pronertles oxht In thomlx-"
"tttro known a.i Kllla'o Spavln Cure, nnd'
" ttioo who havo Klven lt a fair ttial Bay it it "
" the best rcrrwly that they ever applled. In"
"many cases it han not only romoved tho"
" lamenefB, but itlso tho lunip, and we recom-"
" mend it na fnr Bnporlor to tho ordlnnry blts- "
" tcrs prcscrlbea by tlie laculty. wo also "
" learn that Kllls'a condition, collc, worm, and "
" heavo powdera aro the best of their kiml. "
"nnd just what overv horso owner Bhotild"
" havo at hand ready for use. May 12, '83. "
Holtl liy itll tlruKfrJMA nnil hnrnesa nien.
C7A Our S5 and S10 asflorlment of Ellls'n
horse remcdlcrt should be in overy stnble.
i;i,r,is hi'avin cuki: uo.,
40 Sudbury St ltoston, nnd 376 Fourtli Ave K, T.
C to 101i.ii. rendy fnr (itilck ablpinont.
Ilet l'ortablfHi built ln the Unlled Htatw. Flrst-classln
workinanshlp and materlal. Over 46t'0 ln constant use.
l'rlces made at cutoiuerV atatton. Hend for Catalogne
and l'rlces, statlng just what rtqulred.
Xcw, Mmh-rn Jlutld,
Cotnpnrt,ruli;k worklnir, eoonom'c, wlth henter, pump,
governor, valve, and all flxturi'H. aelf-contalned,
at f ollowlng unprecedeutcd prlcev, vlz. :
1 0-li.ii 22r Full stock at our Factory.
o u.ii uar.
:io-lt.i 41)0 V Come and exnuilne. Iin-
Ki h.p noo l
CO-h.i fisu ) medlate shlpment made.
AU stvlc, new aml sccondhand a "peclalty, while we
baveat our wotks the larneft stock of general machinery
ln the hands of any one fltm ln thls country.
H. C. FOltSAITIt A CO.,
MachlntsU and llene ral Machine Dealers.
10-33 Manchester, N. II.
CltACKED HOOFS, SPItAIXS,
SCltATCIIES aml SOItES
HORSES, CATTLE AND SHEEP.
Ask your Storekcejier for lt, or wrltc
(Ilrcct tu the jlaiiufactiircrs,
4 1 1 A " The use of the term
rUllU I "Short Llne" ln con
" M 1 1 K nection with the cor-
1 1 1 1 I porate name of a great
roau, cunvB.VM liu iubh oi
just what Is requlred
by the travollng pub
llc a Short Llne, Qulck
Time and the Beat of
accommodatlons all of
which are furnlshed by the greatest rallway in
It owns and operates orer 4,500 mlles of road
in Northern Hlinois, Wlsconsin, Minnesota,
Iowa nnd Dakota; and ns its main lines,
branches and connections reach nll tho crent
buslnesB ceuters of the Northwest and Far
West, lt naturally answers the description of
Short Llne, nnd Hest Koute between
Ohicwjo, Milwaukee, St. Paul and
Chicago, Milwaukee, La Crosae
Chicapro, Milwaukee, Aberdeen
Chicago, Milwaukee, Eau Claire
Ohioago, Milwaukee, Wausau and
Chicapo. Milwaukee, Beaver Dam
Chicago. Milwaukee, Waukesha
Chicago, Milwaukee, Madison and
Prairie du Chien.
Chicago. Milwaukee, Owatonna
Chicago, Beloit, Janeaville and
Chicago, Elgin, Rockford and Du-
Chicago, Clinton, Rock Island and
Chicago, Council Bluffs and
Chicago. Sioux City, SiouxFalla
Chicago, Milwaukee, Mitchelland
Rock Island, Dubuque, St. Paul
Davenport, Calmar, St. Paul and
I'ullmnn SlcorM'rs and the Flncbt DIiiIiik
Cnrs ln tho world nre rnn on the main Hnea
nfthn CHICAGO, iHIIiWAUKEE & ST.
VAULltAIIiU'AY, nnd every attention ia
pald to pnssengera by courteoua employes of
S. B. Hlerrlll,
J. T. lUnrk.
A. V. II. Cnnwnter,
Uen'l l'ass. Agent.
Oro. II. lleufford.
. Ass't Ueu'l l'asa. Agt.
No. 70 Stnto SU, opposllo Kllby, Iloslou.
Seourra Vatents In tlie Unttnl States; also ln Oreutt
Urltsln.Franee and other forelirn countries. Coplesof
Uieclalnis or nny 1'ateut furnlshnl bv remltting one
dollar. AssUnmentfl rerordM at Washington. Xo
AQ(ti in the UnttHl Slalti )xitiiri luperiur acili.
ttei for obtaininq I'atentt or a$eertaining the pattnt
It. II. KBD V, Sollcltor of l'atcnts.
" I rtvard Mr. Kddy as ons of the wiorf capallt and
iuiul practttlouers vilth whoiu I have had oiuclal
lntercourse. . .
"UI1AS. 1IASO.S", Commtasloner of l'atents."
" Iuventors oaunot employ a person more trustwoithy
or more capable of suonrlng for them an early and fa
vorable nnshleratlin at Uie 1'atent ORlce.
" tilMU.M) 1IU11K t, late Couimlasloner of l'atenta."
1osion, October 19, 1870.
"Ii. II. t'.ddy, Etq.t Dear Sir Yoti procured for
me, ln 1B40. mv drst patent. Hlnc) then you have fteled
for and advisod me ln hundretls of uisus aud procured
many patenU, ivlsauea and eitenslons. 1 have ocoa
tlonally (inploynl the best agencles ln New York, 1'hlla
delphta and Washington, but I sUU give you ahnost the
whole of my busineiw, ln your llne, and advlse oltiera to
employ you. Yours truly, UKOKOG DKAl'KU."
lloeton, January 1, 1W. 77-2S