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Morning Star and Catholic Messenger.
'WE ORLEANS, BUmDA, JAPRIL 9. Ib2.
tFrom Appleton's Journal.l
IIIr tOsITIR n .OlibN.
lie camuse in the gloy of sumerr; in the tertorof soo.
mer Le weat
Ltke a bloemm enthe fresee -ae wafted; Ilke a bough
that the tempest hse teit.
His blute eye onocloso is the zooming, hisl brown eyes
were darkenesid n mnore
And the dsruase of pain could not banish the beauty
wherewith he was born.
He Dame-cs. we naver fget it, whlle the yearsof or
pllgrimag)e rollt s
lie cams i thine arguihb of body, he passed mid our
anguish of soul.
lie brought s a pride and a ploasure, he left us a pathos
A dreoam or imposaible futures, a glimpse of nacalen.
His voice was a sweat tInspiration, hles silence a sIgn
le made us the heroes we were not, he left nus the cow.,
ardis we aee.,
Por the man of the heart follows after hsle lay, with
A man in the world of hbls cradle, a sage in hla ifantlne
He wee brave in the might of endurance, was patient
ud wo cn liemore ! 1
He had learned to be shy of the stranger, to welcome 1
sad wh~e an be mre
his mother's warm kies.s
To trut is the arms or his father-and who can be
wiser than thist a
The lifetime we thoolught lay before him, already wasee c
rounded end whole,
In dainty completeness of body and wondrous perf
ion oIv. s.
S The aswneas of love at his coming, the freoshness of
grief when ho weat.
The piltlee pain of his absence, the effort at argued e
The dim eve forever retracing thie few little footprints ii
The quck thought forever recalling the violous that
never oat fade
For these ht one comfort, one answer, In faith' or 1
" phalonophy's oil : lr
Came t ns Ior a pure little body, wont to God for a
(From tbo Catholile World.l
ALL-IALLOW EVE; .
ilt, TllE TEST 1OF FITUIITY1'\'. (
The neist morning \Vinny presenllted hersclf tl
at the Irtakfist table, looking more attract- I,
ive antl wore tidily dressed, her rich glossy ct
hair better braIsheed, acd smtootiaed down mnore t
carefully than was usualI at that hour of the
daly. lIfr da.ily custonit, like all other country ct
girls who had hItuehLolda concerns to look after w
was Out. to " tidy Iherself up" until they had
been completedl. She waes lint ignorant, how. cl
ever, of the great nalvetietae g vowichi Ii' "
ientlrsca natdeal to beauttiy ghIve it youIng girl
who hadl a cause to pleadt. Andi altiouogh the nIe
muan upon whom else HIight have to throw her- at
self for nercy was her feitlirr, itut was not
slow on this occubiiiln to claium their advoeacy ca
for wlthat they ight he worth. L'unt she hilad be
also prayed to (od to guide her in all her rc- ni
plies to Cthe erenet whneo sle was bound to
honor Dudl obey, a. well as to love. She hard not 1'
oootutectl Ieereelf wvith halving s et oult lee~r ownl J1
aplwaranceo to the best advatiage, but she hadl al
eio set. ouit tho breakfast-table in the same als
way. Thu old blue-and-wvlite tealpot had been or
left ot the tlreser, ansi a dark-brown one, at
with a ligurdl platedl ld, taken out of the
oupboartiof Stlnday china' Two caps andi n
saucers, lcie pilathcs to niatch, with two real o
ivory-hafted knives laid beside them. There r
was also sonce white broken angar ain a glass
bowl, which Winny bhat won in a lottery at
Carrick-on Sasuuou from a " bazaar-man."
Thefre wan nothing extraordinary in all this ye
far persons of their Iieans, though, to toll the a
trotb, it won nait the every-day paraphernalia yea
of their ltrcakfet-taeble. Winny had not boon I
idle eithnr in furnishabing thle latos with a pi- joI
ping hot potato-cake, a thing of which her al
father was piarticnltriy fond, and which she da
often gave him; but thia one, had a few ear- to
rawayescods throaugh it, and was sulpposedl to O0
be better t.lhna usual. Then ahes hadl a couple a
of slices of lice thin bacon fried with ani egg,
which site knw he likedL too. All this wasn p
ireparcd, and waiting for her father, whose do
Iatigan of the day (uilre had caaused him to ke
aleep over-long. br
lhile waiting for him,i it struck Winny hr
that he aust think such l reparatious nut f agf
ouacnieoi, nted perhsaps ly outao lir at plulrpose. lo
I poi reflection she was almtaoot sorry she had we
not contitietl her ictbellisiheitees to lier own h
piercsonal alppearance, sand even that, aboh be
gun to fuel Witight have beon ia wsell lit aelotee he
albso. hot, hle had little tizito Inaiw for tellec- ma
ition, for ste heard her father's foot as he cumue use
She met hiw at the door olpctetig it far him. or
GCood malrrow, fetlher," sihet said; "l how iliai
yoa ftind yourself to-tdy f I hope yeo rested yor
well after your long walk yesterday." toll
"After a while I did, Wiiny; but tw tea Mn
you made ales very stroig; acl' I lidl t sleep wel
for a long timue afticr I went to bed." tiot
Veoll, ' a lehair of tieu hountd,' you know fit,- say
t.ier lader. I havn a gpod cta for yto now, at
too; it will lint n you aHy harn in the the
tnoruntag when you have the wntaole day before yoo
ou. And I a;ve a thee epe laionttU lo i far oU, eve
tar I know ysoi like it." the'
S 'l'rotie bleve 30 hay, Winuy ai' I cold
siell the charr awter lest I like. lltr, \utsit, it
arcre thes oell bleu tea:.ot'e niot brokelt, is it. s' t t
"No, fttierr; let I was boysy with the potis- alii
to-sake t ehis mtoraing, ait Ihad net tiore to par:
wash it a uit :nt night(, sit I took iout nnuelr Oug
one to gae t it c airing; atid I pot dlowtn tihe dol
aither thisige to matchi." thu
The portittlI oif thin excuae which wan troe tt ri
was fur gats-cr ithan tst s which was net ; uid ly, i
i'nny, rwote a gi'lrersl reis was truthfatl, reels
was satisijed with it-anal, reader, so scoot ut
yon he. not
" Never minld, \Vinny, yitt aroeeaistri-ss hera', Tote
an' I diotn't want atny ssliuleusitiot,; it watsett tleiit
t hat, made mte shake ; lint Ih be t.rry h ,t' eulit __or
blue te~altait wise braic~k, fair we hpay it siltee him.
aIfore 3oi ws'ro well in youlr teensa. YotO'rCi linac
look~ing: very well this niorning·, ~Vinny agira." fath
IlHush, fawttier; eat your cake anal diin't talk; for I
jtgnsena,, 'brher's no eggl tlaat black Poll tautd "I
* this morning, sad here's soote bultter I iiiishoil wetro
niot thu. nulnutina laefare yata Cameo in yeeteratay peon
eveningt. Shalt I give yoia some tea? yitn'
~(If you halcste, W\iotty dear." Analthe old plai
wan leoheal ~b~at his tl~isgtOr with undleniable truth
Thythnejoyed a histtn and conifortablo the
breakgast, which irldeed ontihor ~oL theut seem~- "
eat in a hurry to bring to an ni The old yonn
titan was constrained nod silent, and left all youe
tili, talk to Wino7, who, it must be admitted, 0' I
tueter felt it more difficult to furnish conwersa- upon
titan. 'Old Noed looked at her once or twice iii- has r
tent~S ly s if wonderiung ther beiongmuch ii- tom,
taer thluea usual; and thien he lookeat at the in tla~
breuakfaot gear; andtht eoxpression of his fiseo It~
waan i~f he saltpoete something. These looks lcg
lIotla sit heroclf and at the table, did not en-tek
tape WVituit'' tiotice, hot site never atet theto, tai etI
alwaysr ititerrupting anyJ exclamation which i
was likely to follow theutl with some qiteetion al,-r a'~
or remark of her owno, "cath s ' Do on like iii lrs
that calce fatherl' "~That in the atdii cow's W
hatter; I always keeDi her milk by itself, and '" T
ebrn at1 in the small c~rhiti fur you: fathacr; youlr
yen said you liked it." l1ne ttaly~-dhit in ii iunrrJ
pisice of sake far you."ytuf
I~ith catch lselc~rogeiolcoit-a ql'teslunnq ti e. ci, wti
,veru-lt-i ti;r~ i· ~tloc sy theitiiiit 'r ii,,.' irs
tItHunut a td WjCIvaiii nVitll~ L~' hi-IcI .1 -,. 1i.cil· i Ilaugh
right troll. - ''
hut this suspense on both sides must con
to an end. Old Nod, from his oonversatii
with Milk IMurdoek had determined not
speak to his dayhter until he knew Tom bh
done so. But Winny did not know this, ast
dreaded every moment a thunderclap woul
come which she herself was preparing fi
her father, and she was anxious, if it wi
only for the sake of propriety, to tell her stot
The old man now stood up from the tnabl
saying he would be likely to be out all dal
as he was preparing to get down some when
lint Winny, when it came to the point, cool
only stammer out in a feeble voice that sh
wanted to speak to him before he went.
-"' Now's yonr time, Winny dear, for I haveo
great dale to do before dinner-time; an'
must be off to the men."
" Father dear, I may as well toll you a
once-I'm in tro blo-about-about-Ton
-Murdock." And she threw her arms rouno
hisl neck, and laid her cheek upon his sboul
"An' is that all, mavounroen Ah, Winny
Winny, I knew it would come to this!-ma
vourneen macree, I knew It would. But there
Winny, jewel, don't be crying-don't be cry.
log; sure you know I'm not the man to cross
your wishes; po-no my own girl, I'd neithet
oppose you nor force you for thetrorld; are'nt
you the only one I have os airth T an' sure
isn't your happiness mine, Wiony dear I There
Winny, don't cry; sure you may do as you
like, mavonrneen, macree, you may."
Winny knew that all this was uttered under
a misconception, and it gave her hut little
comfort. There was onar part of it, however,
she would not forget.
"Oh, father." she sobbed out upon his breast
"Tom Murdock has asked me to marry him."
And the teamrs rolled down her cheeks.
"Why, then, Winny dear, dry up them tears
soure I know they're on my account, at the
thoughts of partin' me; hot won't you be liv
in' at the doore with me while I last? Isn't it
what I always hoped an' prayed for Winny,
Winny but you're the lcky girl this day, an'
I'm the lucky man, for it will add ten years to
And he kissed her yielding lips over and
over again. Blt she did nut speak; while thu
big tears continued to course themselves
down her pale but beautiful cheeks.
" Don't-don't Winny asthore; don't io cry
ing on my account; sure I uay say well not
have to part at all. Mick an' I have it all set
tied mavonrone; lie's to build you a grand
tnew house where th' ould one stan's, an' I'mn
to furnish it fnt trtop to toe; at' Mic-k ni' I
will live here, not three hundred yards from
the pair ofyou. Oh, WViny, Winny, but it's
[, is the happy man this lday! There, don't be
cryin' I tell you; suro I would not gainsay you
for the world;" Bltt still she did not speak.
" There, Winny, there; don't be sobbill' and
cryin', I tell you. Why what's the tiatlher
with you, Winy tnavrone "
S0, father, father, it nevor can he!" she ex
:liuitedl it broken obsl,, and clinging to his
acct: c e nf-ttuiI ever.
" Notuscne, W'inny ! whats the toatther I
cis why can't it lw Of Course yOu did riot
eles Tot'fuss's tiler."
" I did. father-indeed I did. I never can
'are or Trn'ot Murduck; father I could lnever
n+ I oppty with thait tnsll. Dou't Iask uo to
' Is tho girl u:adl.' To be sure will, Winy.
li. e's hut the two of Youiu int, an' aith
IIirk's ran ti' iine jointed-the leases are
uil as uto as free simple,'-you'd be as grand
is nan3y ladies tin' gentleien in the county "
lin, ile disentgaged ltimtself froit her arms, and
trod,, toward the door.
Winny thought he was going; lint Ie had
to notion of is at so unsettled a poinit. the
ushed between him and the door.
"Father, dton't go!" she cried: " for God's
ako don't leave me that way! "
" Winny, it's what I'm greatly surprised at
no, so I am. My whole life has been spent
n puttin' together a dacent little fortaun' for
ou; I never had one on airth I loved but your
elf an' your poor tnotber-fiod rest her sowl!
never spoke a cross word to you. Winny,
ewel. Stince I followed her to the grave, four
lays after you were born; an' now, is my old
lays, when I haven't long to last, you're going
o break my heart, and shorten them same.
)b, Winny, Winny, say it's only jokin' you are
n' I'll forgive you, cruel as it was."
"No, father, I'm telling you the real truth
'eople seldom joke with the tears running
town their cheeks; look at them, father. I
now all yot say is true; and indeed it will
creak my owtn heart to opposo yon, if you do
at yield. Iut listent here, father dear ; sore
fteor all your love anti kindness to tue for the
ist eighteen or twentS years, I nay say, you
rount go now and spoil it all by crossing my I
appiness without any necessity for it. Tom a
ut all the grandeur and wealth before Itte
isself, that the joiining of the two farnms and I
tarrying him would bring to me. lut it is no i
,e, father; I never liked that man, and I nev
'can, Oh, don't ask mue, father asthore ; I'm I
mutented and happy as I am."
"Winny, I never found you out in a lie sutte t
ro coutt first spake, an' I'nl sre you won't
1i me one now. Listen to tao Wlntiy. Torn t
urdook is a fine, handseonme young fellow,an'
all to do itt the world, with a grand educa
in, an' lit to hould his own anywhere; and I I
y h's ary yountg girl's fancy, or ought to be, n
any rate. You sia' ho have been reared at n
e doorm with each otker. - What you are, u
arself, Winny asthore, I need not say, for d
cry one that sees you knows it; and well h
ey may, for sure you spake for ourself. It Ii
Idoni happens-indeed, Winny, I never knlew 'I
-that a boy and girl like you a' Toni, reared a
the doore that way, fail but what they take h
ikin' to eachother. It seems Tos done his d
rt,iboth as7toethe likin' an' spakil', as be s
glt to tlo in both; but you, Winny, have T
no neither. Now, Winny, I can't but think ti
rat's very atrani, an' I have but the one way T
riddle it. Tell m1 now, honestly and plain- at
is there any ono that can aforo Tous in his
luest? Answer me that, Winny " w
I will, father, honestly andt truly. It is of
l that any one has come between me and se
rn tlhat has made no., refuse him. The very hi
ng that you say, of our being roared at tlhe C
a. I have seen too much of itis ways, dand s
It-l too many of hi. words ever to like him, m
It evrer can," uso in trying to tnake me,
But, Winny jewel, you have hardly an-a
tred my question yet. Are you secretly hi
mtodi~winnyito any otiter young mnun thatt
"saeedIwotildn't like, that's the tit
In question. The truth now, Winny-the so
th Winny" hi
No, father, certainly not. Tote MIurdock is ep
only man that ever asked me." a.
Was there ever aorthiag hetune yoat an' "I
ng Lunoon Emon aknockr, as I have heard wal
call him atyseif " sti
Never, father; Emon ptever spoke to me ta
n ascii a subject, and further than that, he "a
paid me lessompliments and spoken lees a wn
se upon any sclnject than fifty young meo ho
Ioe parish." rv
so happened however, that the name had mnd
bhtepedri'seitns color, and her father.
mit at her with an adnltr-ing aed affection. I ai
Fzifty, Winny!i well, in troth Idoti't won- ho~
at it, or a Illtdrett at,' lifty-, if h wr e
10o psristi" * hywr e
'inny tooke autvanutagr of hlii smlile, m
luclre, farbeLtr dear (t(o'tt be atigry with gtt'
l1"'r colleeti ; hel ito liCttier than~ to itip
ry ric~hes wvitlr titicers-. Thalllik God, tind get
father, shte will h~av, attire thlan enoughl
ituit coveting Iii,,,~ Mtrit~ck'sr share." AntI Tb~
untl ~l hr t'~ii fihlips, andl litokd in sir
old to~r~tt'i tIt-c i hi: (ysc· Swutottimlg in
II Nedl Itatt r·,fingh thle battle tIadly, and ito
it. lIe heilt do;wn his head tlo tuteet his to I
lite·r's caress, and preased her to him heart.
herec, W'ittoy nlavotirneen," he exclaimed I p
me "I have not loved you as the apple of m
on mince your poor mother died, for me to thw
to you now. You ahall never marry Tom Mur
ad dock except with your own free will and ot
nd sent asthore. A. you say, Winny dear, we
Id neitier want nor covet his share. Blint sure
For Wiany dear, I thought yon were for him all
ry "Oh, thank yen, thank you athousand times
father dear; that is so like you. I knew von
ie, would not break yonr Winuy's heart."
y, But Winny Cavans was too honorable, even
,. toward the man shao hated, to tell her father of
Id the conversation shebo had overheard between
le old Murdock and his son at the gate. She had
gained her cause without that.
a ClAITER XIS'.
I Tom Mordock had no fixed purposo in any
st where he went after Winny Cavana left him
t discomfited upon the road, lie wandered on
m past Kate Mulvey's on toward Shanvilla, but
1-d not with any hope or wish to come across Ed
ward Lennon. His intentions of "dealing
with him" were yet distant and undefined.
ii What naturally occupied his thoughts was the
a humiliation he felt at Winny Cavana having
' refused him. Although he had complained to
hie father "that he did not think she was for
' him," yet upon a due consideration of his per
t sonal appearance, and his position in the coun
try, he felt persunaded In his own mind that his
father was right, and that nothing was re
a quired to seonre sucncesan but to go boldly and
straightforward to work. Tom had hinted to
his father, although the old utan had not ob
r served it, orifso, had taken no noticeof it, that
there were more reasons than he was aware of
for his wishing to secure Winny, Cavana'u
ready money at all events; and his exclama
tion when his father spoke of only the interest
might have awakened him to the dread, at
least. that there was really some cause, with
which he was unacquainted, why he dwelt so
much lItore on the subject of her fortune than
the land. The fact was so. Tom Murdock
was a worse young man than any one-except
his immediate associates-was aware of. In r
addition to his other acoomplishments, per- I
hap. I should rather say his attributes he
possessed a degree of worldly cnniong w 1ich1
would have anosufficed to keep any four ordinary
young men out of trouble. But he required it
all, for he had four times more villany-not to I
answer for, for it was unknown, but on his
conocience-than any young man of like age in I
One great keeper of a secret-for the time °
being, at least-is plenty of money. With
plooty of mnoney you can keep people in the y
dark, or blind them with the brightness of the c
glare. You can keep them in the country, or i
you ran senui thenm out of it, as circumratances l
required. You can bribe people to he silent, i
or to tell lies, as you like. lint a villain who
has not plenty of ,ionney cainuat thrive long t
in lia vailla,-. When his mon,"y faitis, his
character ooze-s hot, iuntil he ncomrues finally n
'Toim Murocik hlad p r.*ticaliy learued sonic
of the above truths by his ejpenience in lifjL,
short as it was, better lthan an thing he hail
learned at liathcasli naitioinal c hool. Thie lat
er part of it was what lie niow fieed, but did
inot wish to learn.
Tomn could not have bee,, in the habit of go- h
ing to Dublin, to Armagh, snoi Sligo (no one k
ksnew in what eapacity), three or four timess a
year, where he eplayed ce.rils and hlet high, ii
without uioney of his own ; sIuppnOsing even U
that liii expenses of tle i-nail (which was
shrewdly suspected) hail beed paid. lie couldl
not have sent half-a-dloz.n young friends to i
America, and comrpromnised scores of actions
ere they came befire a sourt of law, without h
money. lie could not have kept a brace of d
greyhounds, and a rac-mare at Church's hotel d
in Carrick-on Shannon, as '"Mr. Maraden's,"
without money: and more money in all t eseo,
cases, from the secrecy which was required, !
than almost the actual cost might involve.
There were other bmaler muattiers. too, which wi
increased the necessity for To'o Munriock to yo
be always in possession of some re.ldy cash. ny
This, from his position as heir to Ratheash-.
mote, and heir presumptive, if not apparent,
to Hatheasl alongside of it, he bah as ye:
found so difficulty in Procnring upon his own o
personal security; and to do him justice, be l
had hitherto avoided mizingup his father's
name or responsibility in any of his borrowino th
transactions. Then there was the usurious in. epi
terest which these money-lenders, be they pri- is1
vale or public, charge uspon loans, or to be I ie
addedl to Tons's liabilities. If ho was pressed W
by Panl. he robbed Peter to ay him ; and
wheni (after long furbearance) he was pressed A
by Peter, he robbeld Paul back again. Upon
all thlese aunl suchl-likeu occiasions, Wianny Cay- d
nua's fortune, which hi saidl would be paid
dlown, was the promptes: guarantee he could
hold out for ipayment ; for ultimately, hein
said, they could not lose, as lie rnat some day si
or other "ppi, into the old chaps hoes," andI e
in the mneanutime lhe was paying the interest dir
W'ainay Cavana's instinuct hnad otri ,cice,.isol he
her; but had she kuownvi on-half au. nio as in the
some of Tom Murdock's bosiom frieiils coulhit l"
tell her, she would have openly spurned hit,, soli
asid not have treated his advvances with even m
the forced consideration she hail done. tli,
HIe wandered en now towardl Shanvilla, tak
without, as we have seCt, any fixed purpose. ni'c
P'ersonaliy humiliated as he bail been by Win- the
ny's refusal of him, his thoughtedwelt more tha
upon the fact that he could no longer reckon "
uion ber fortune to pay off the tormenting by
lebta which were every day pressing more I hI
heavily'upon him ; for lie could not linht be- list'
ieve that her refusal of him would get abroad. "
'he Peters have been robed often enough, hav
and they would 'tot let the Pawls fight their to
Tattle the best way they could with T''om Mlur- rmy
lock himself; they were safe now, and they spa
vould keel theroselves to. They had told
rou thlis.-"unt that they doubted hun, bit awn
hoir money vas now trherdwis employed." Yot
Tow began to fear, therefore, that an exposure bon
unest soon break out. he c
how could he face his father, too? lie sen
coild tindoubtedly lay his failure to the scorn T
if his owin impetuons sail uncoutli wtianiner of per,
acking her favor; for ie had often charged ef'ei
iim with both, partic ularly toward Winny' ticl
pavan-. One or two of his cieditors had givoen hail
pkeventihepretenceof beingcivil, and had cl' I
worn "they would go to his father for pIa y-. n
sent, if not prorrptly Nattled with." ohe
Itws t greant wondcerif Torn whandlei . Wh
brrukh the eun itry wit h no mixed IsarpOse, suno
nA finally arrived, tired a otad ill-iiiom1.~," he atho
is father's hensee. ter
The old man had misee d bI hink 'iniii about to e
lie place" all the forenon,,, osud hrai naturally do n
it down hislabsence to thelright cause, lie "i
ad been candid in his advice lit hissro, "to ey.
iskre tsp bowidly, sisid at weussr, tu Winny;" 't1"r
md he was sinceroe so his bol thatn sei would won
lake hin hopping." This dayih suspecting h heal
'as oIt the mismion, le had *'kep' himself cant
asrin'," aonddela ye the dinoer for his oe- thin
ira. He had ordered Nancy Feehily to have "
,younn~ rooastgoce, an' a squareofP bacon Peh
' greian, for dinner agen misther Tom cam we'll
sine." lIe anticipated~ "grand chuckling" wan'
Asr Toa's success, of whychnho made no madk
ore doubt than he did of his own existence. He
"At last, 'rem awerchal, you're cum," he thou
~id, a.his son entered the door. "But where brou
a aorta harveyoubeen? I thitik Winny'. at to hi
sne thiu betther nor twfohour., for Iseen and I
it going in. Well, Tom, you devil! didn't I orts'
II yon how i tid be?--dhislichlc" he added, tatio
eking an extraordinasyl noime with his toss
is against the roof of his mouthl, and gis'
gi his son a poke in the ribs with hris forelin
"N'o, but didl not I tell you bow it would be? ap
icre, fitlier! that bubble'. burst stid I'm tta
"rr I cvirit mnle ass eisioi~lgh of my~self" · tt
i"Faix. aii', Tom,,) YOst sisust he an .lbil~ il amd
at bubble burst, unless it's what you l,aesv
nut yourself. Did ye atan to say just spokeo whet
Iser plainl, as I tenid you to do'T~,tm avidt" Speet
"Ads 1Liain as the palm of my band, fathet. sand,
mot the whole thing before her in thu kind- to he
SO foodest manner ever a man opoke. I
tol her how mybwhol heartand soul was
Gur- waiting for her tis bhree or four years past
tot. God forgive nme for the lie."
we "Amen, Tom, was one; bat maybe it
lure wasn't, man. vexed now, Tote agra;
all bt It woe' I tell yos she only wants
to see if yeu folly ber up aftber. she giving
aces yon one refusal. What did she say, agra 1"
yOn Here Nancy Feobily brought in the roast
goose and square of bacon, with a dtsh of
ren smoking "Brown's fancies" in their jackets,
rof and a check was given to tbe conversation.
ten The old man, as ho had said, had "ke' bhimn.
cad self starvin'," and Tom could not keepbimself
from a like infirmity in his ramble through the
country. Iie was not one of those who per
itted a mental aunnoyance to prodnuce aphy
°y- sical spite in return: he did not, as they say,
on cut his nose to vex his face, nor quarrel with
ct his bread and butter; s', between them, they
sd- did amplo justice to Nancy Feehily's abilities
as a cook.
g "You don't minane to say she refusedl you,
he Tom " said the old man, after the girl had
n left, and while he waiting for his son to cut
bun another slice of bacon.
'or "She did, father; but let me alone about her
Snow: I'll tell you no more until I make my.
n_ self a rousing tumbler of punch after dinner.
i Sbe shall not take away my appetite, at all
e Nor did she. Tom never ate a better dinner
to in his life, and his father followed his exam
b- ple Old Mick had taken the hint, and said no
at more upon the subject. There was nothing
of but helpingefgoose, and slicing of bacon, and
n, cutting large smiling potatoes through the
i iniddle, with a dangerous sound of the knife
st upon the cloth, until the meal was ended.
it Then, when the things had been removed,
h and Tom had made his rouser to his satisfac
tion, and his father had done the same, Tom told
L him pecisely what had taken place between
k him and Winny Cavana.
TOld Murdock liatene with an attentivo
stare until his seon had ld hint all, ie thenu
pot out his tongue and wade another extraor
edinary sonnd, but very different from the one
it already alluded to; and exclaimed, "Bad luck
to her impidenee, say I I"
"And I say amen, father."
"Ael: meTeoim, do tou think that fellow
Lennon is at thce botton of all this? Did you a
put tha:t to her T' h
e"I did, father, and she was not a bit puzzled
a orcstrificted about hint. She spor-ue oi him
i make ovnd easy; bat she denied that th.cre
Was ever e a w t r ble b utt the i, but cntlnon
hr"Au' notybe it's the titrutb, Totl avie. YI'o'tl
ofind aanluow that ilie'll chiango her tune anfther
tiler see shr gets spakin' to hier ot the rubjoct.
He'll hi, as astout as a bull, Tan; I kiow lie
will. lie tould ni he'd never give in,t and
that he'de tlrC'atou to cut her fortmn' off and
make a ver his interest in the land to the
church for cnharitable purposes, if she tuck up
the snrtallest nrtiotl of o that pauper,-that
rscallion, ht called him. Don't be down about
it, Tut. The'y a:y that whait swallow titakes
no slmmer ; ante' I say, wat wild goose utakes
n0 winter. :'v advice to you now, Tom, is, to
wait a while; iou't hi gein' out at all, neither
hero nor there for sonei time. I'll let ot I don't I
know what cnan e the tatther with yeo ; an
you'll see she'll come an' be hoppi' round
like a lwt robin."d od o.
I "I hope you aro right, fater, but I do't C
think so; I neversaw a womatn inure doterlin- i
ed in tity life-she took ter oath."
"PYhaw, Tomt, That's uothin'. Don't tor- I
mwont yourself about it nowr; mark y words, I
her lather will soot bring her to her senses."
"I do not moth care whether he does or
does not us to lherselt; only for that six bun
dred pouonds, the wost of which I want badly,
I would not envy any uman that was tied to the
tlike ei her."
"Arra,T'tm jewel, wht wo you wantI
wid thel trost eof six hundr, Id hllon4; sure if
b you got it itelt; you ouightn't to touch a poen
i ny of it."
Tom had net intended to say what lie dlid E
say; it slipped out in his vexation. BaIt here
his worldly cnning aunl self-possession canto
to his aid and he replied :
"P''erhaps not, indeed, father; but there is a l1C
spot of land nt far otl which wilt soon to be in
the market, I hear, and it would be no bad '
specolation to buy it, I think it would pay E
six or seven per cent. interest." Tom kneoo E
his father's weakLess for a bit ot landl, and
was ready enough.
'Oh, that's a horse of another color Tom.
Arrm, where is it? I didn't hear of it." j
"No matter nowv, father. I cannot get th Coi
money, so let ilue alone abont it. I wish the
d-1i had the pair of theno."
"Whist, whist, Tot, avic; don't ble talking cot
in that way. aure if it's is safe purhaseO for
aix her cent., the "'ueey might be hau. Thanks a
be to God, we're Iet bohatuldin' to that girl's
dirty drib for itoney.-O
here a nlew light ilawned Otton 'T'iia. Might
he nti wet a fora mondrds outi of his 1it
ther to souni way or other for this o irete,dutl
iurchase, mnd theu0n that it would nt be Sole
sold alter till; ntld that he had rlotlged tie ti
motnuiey,iir lost it, or was robed-or-or-sonie.
Ctiing T i'he tthitiigt was too vague as yet to
take ainy atisfautory shape; but the result Ls
noiot liasind at thu inntteyit was, that s is f:-usr ,
ther was tt:, wide awake to be dealt with in olde
that, way. IwI
"Welltakiee, fatedr," lt sal, "I shall ho guided
ty your advicu ini this bisines still, although -
I have totllu no goot Iby taking it today; but S
listen tonn tiow, father."
"An' welnoit(, Totm. I like a young mat to W
have a tin of his owl, nu' to Ip e ablo to ehks
to strike out a goot plan; ant' thee, if
my oxperieice isn't able to back it ip, why I
spake plainly an' tell hint what I thitk." si
"My opinion is, father, that I ougbtto o iS]
away out of this place altogether foru while. si
You know lam not one that mopingabnutthe a4i
house and gardent wonld answer at all. I must a.
he out and going about, father, or I'dt lose toy
This was well put, both in imiatter and man
ter, aild tha "-liitni words told with crowning in~a
effect. 'I'T.": Ld said nothing bat the fact;
such wet h4, disposition and habits that he
hal sci''.. ly exaggerated the effects of a close
i.' (i .'".ient to the premises, while of sound
hlumn, whartvon say is thu rate thruth. sf1
i\'hat wittld yo'o think of g~itin docvi te your 25
aunt in Arinagh for a startI"
''Nd use, Fnather,-no 'iso; I could he no bet
ecr there than where I amn. Dublin, father, or
:hte continent, for a utlontli or six weeks, might
ioescote,ffood. ihtti take a p~ower of mon
,y. wonldc't it I"
"Whether yoit mtght'think so or not, father,
vould depend upon want you thoughlt my
ier~hth and happiness would ho worth; here
'antand will not stay, that is ens sure
"elTom, if she doesn't cuni round in
sehort, afthar her father opens out upon her,
re'll talkit over, and see wha you would 57, Sl
rant; hot nly opinion is, you won't have to
sake yourself scarce at all-mind my words,"
Here 'Tom fell into such a silent train of Jyit
hought, that all further conversation was TOBl
'rought to an end. Old MUick believed his son t
o ho really onulappy "about the tm~tlderic g~irl;" Wi
ud having made one or two tneletuaef
rts "to reuse him," he left him to his mcdi
ITo be centlaned.h
A mule in Meomphris Is supposed to have hand,~.
propensity for practical jokes. Being td,'i''0
ttnciued to a street car Ito became perfe~ctly BITTi~
mutoyabie. Au tito osen in the car got out
ud were pushing it with all their oughtr, Ohs
'hen MIr. Mule suddenly dashed otff atL lull
peed, ieavim~, themanll S'rawliag in thle sadS~b
,o.TeyCi not be no ready next time dens,
,help a distressed dri~ver. ' (stel
A Blan SToarY.-A prettq incident is re
lated of a canary bird. The door of the
bird's cage was occasfonally left open, that
he might enjoy the freedom or the room.
One day he happened to alight upon the
mantel shelf, whereupon was a mirror,
Hers was a new discovery of the profound
est interest. He gaed long and curiously
at himself and came to the conclusion at
he had found a mate. Going back to is
cage, hlie selected a seed from I bo d
brought it in his bill to t e nge n
vain the canary exerted hi ak
new found friend partak becoming
weary of that, tried ano ck. Step
ping back a few inches glass, he
poured forth his sweetest n e using now
and then for a reply. None e; and,
moody and disgusnted, he flew back to his
perch, Laning his head in shame and ail
ence for the rest of the day ; and although
the door was repeatedly left open, refused
to come out again.
,her WESTERN PRODUCE, LIUORS,ETC
no F OUR PROVISIQNSHAY CORN, OATS, BRAN AND
fner 2500 barrels Scker City Choice Family FLOUB.
sm- 1610 Little Elephant
ino 10o0 Tom Burke
*1f 400 Saint Patrick
tba d 40 Hinckley Mills
tihe 1100 Rising Star
05 * Golden Flake
'ed, 15 Eureka No. 1.
fac- 100 " Lyman's Very Beet w
told 400 - Sawyer's Extra
een 3000 " Variousne Brands, all grades.
200 tierces John Ring's LARD-Guaranteed Best on
cu t 250 kegs do. do. do. do.
or- 150 casks BACON-Shonlders, Clear and Clear Rib
ick 150 barrels Heavy Mess PORK.
50 '" hRump PORK.
ow 1000 sacks Choice Galena OATS.
ou 2000 . Patend Packed BRAN.
1000 - Choice White and Yellow CORN.
led 100 barrels " HIen Fruit " Fresh EGGS.
itu For sale in lots~to suit purchasers, by
ere H. T. LAWLER.
,Oni,7 79 and 8d. Peters street,
ap31 nI, (Late New Levee near Poydras estret.
'll ACON....-...... BCOACON. .. BACON
ter S _UDES
*ct. 'RI casks BACON SIOULDERS.
ho i . - .- CLEAR RID SIDES.
ud 150 .. CLEAR SIDES.
nd ' o. .. Ia~.fA
h ) bohes DREAIKFAST BACON-Uncanvased.
Up 0:4 tlerces Choico S. C. AMIS-Slain,.
es In store and for vale by
neso m IIYRNES & BRO.,
to r hl lo 86 Beydrae street.
or DRY SALT MEAT.----...DRY SALT MEAT
Li' 210,000 paounda DRY SALT SHOULDERS.
5 . . .HAMP.
' 5'o.r). . .. P.IB SIDES.
n- 390,0)0 . CLEAR RIB SIDES.
300,000 "CLEAR SIDES.
S 10,t(0o L.EADS.
1,, lO. . . - " .. JJOWLS.
" 500 bbis. MESS PORK-new and old.
3r 300 kegs Choico LARD.
1- 150 tierces " " l Refined.
Y. 1o0 firkina WESTERN BUTTER.
to o " OOSHE " Choice.
it In store and for sale by
if BYRNES & BRO.,
t- reblaIm 86 I'oydras street.
d EDWARD BURKE,
S WINES AND LIQUORS, Ii
a 186 and 12..Tchoupiou ulase street..186 and 192
n mhtf 73ly thd ORLEANS.
E. Conery. J. H. Menge. E. Cotery, Jr.
, E. CONEROY, SO" & CO.., a
a Cotnmission Merchants and Dealers in Western QF
o CORNEIR OF CANAL AND DELTA STREETS, C
a ol9 72 ly 1W OOLOA!s. Ch
t OFs~ G. 2I.TS. i
HOLESALE LIQUTOR DEALER, I.
S AND RECTIFIER OF SPIRITS,
Solo Agent for and keeps constantl on hand the Cole
bratced OLD ItRYE R W H KSI E S. from the
weacllknow noonded Warehouse ofDAVID GIL.
S TITAN, corner of Front and D tck streets .
cPhiladelps awhich I will sell at the
0 astLfEART MAR T eRATES.
Th lleral patronage heretofore bestowed
upon mei I hops for a continuance of the same, at my
old stand. No. 2 TCHOOUPITOULAS STREE Gwhe e
I will do my utmost to glee general satisfaction to those pR
who may favor me with their orders.
Please call and examine fur yourselves. no3 Cm
We offor for sale, in iots, or quantities to suit poegH
chasers, at the Lowest Market Price- H
100 casks CLEAR BACON SIDES. B
00 casks C. It. BACON SIDES. GOt
150 casks BACON SHOULDERS.
50 casks DRY SALTED SHOULDERS. E.
200 bbls. HEAVY MESS PORK. D.1
53 tierces Rnghes, Coslee & Co.'o "KENTUCKY
25 tiercesBEARBRASS HAMS. R.]
100 tierces Choice Refluned LARD. H. i
100 kegs Choice Refined LARD.
5? boxes Choice BREAKFAST EACON. Am
5') firkins Choice GOSIHEE BUTTER.
50 firkinsChoice WESTERN BUTTER. Mol
00 bbls. OLD CHICKEN-COCK WHISKY. t
50 hf bbls. OLD CLICKEN-COCK WHISKY'.
25 bbhs. Celebrated MAGNOLIA WHISKY. "B
23 bbe. New York GIN. B. J
_1 bbls. New York BRANDY. T.
FINNEY, SH0EEHAN & RUSS,
Octatf No. e5 Poydrase stret,
J T. GIBBONS & CO., R.
GRAIN, CORNMEAL AND Iiaf, A
57, 59, 61, 63. ..New Levee Street..-57, 59, 61, (; 1
jyl7 ly Corner Poydras. Th
Wholesale Liquor Dealer 'and Rectifier,
NO. 85 TCHOUTITOULAS STREET, COT
And 70, 74 and 70 Lafaveite Stres.
PURRE BOUKBON anrd RYE 70'hnsgy~aiwa0o Wh
hand, dRirct from Me Eibben & Bros .lebrte Di, all 001
tlT rT, Cy nthianT, Ky. Ftla
Also. Ageont for the Corlshrab BRAZILIAN HERB times
BITTERS nodl Elr(I- - --RSO COAR:I. le 0'1y We
OWItO T I)6 .riE 0rtD TIYS -----.S desi~re
hRVEl'AlCRj orN~? SlTt~l'ED~e ~el.. to be RE. nata,
roveu I~arrEL .. YLPI'LD. would find iit boo
ter alrdvantage is cahi on HE. llHOOTElI,crerneecam our iI
sod hsaitrac streets, or be~rs thslr ordsr ea1Jrj1j prices~
dens, '13 Camp street, or at Blackmar's lYnsie toeaQ-*
Canal street. All wee dens prompt and with eas t lu...
th, loest r~se. his'1, spe)
THE SINGER SEWING MAýQINE C0
AT THE WORJ.tBS FAIR.
CONSTITUTED BYRT E HOMBS OF THE.HEO LE
reat Award of the Highest Sales,
And ve left all rivals far behinad them, which l ds
to the SUPERIORITY OF THE SINGER
" MACHINE over all othere.
Retarns of the Twenty.Fire diferent Sewmg
Machine Companies, for the year 1871, show the
Number of Machines Sold to be . 610,184
Of which the Singer sold ...... 181,20
NEARLY ONE-THIRD OF THE TOTAL NURguS
The CHICAGO RELIEF COMMITTEE'S RETUV$I
ebow like result,
Out of 2941 Machines Furnished, 2427 were
The Appilcant in every case designated the kind of
There are now 800,000 Singer Sewing
Machines in Daily Use.
EVERY MACBLNE GUARANTEED EO GIVE
SATISFACTION OR MONEY REFUNDED
Call and Examine, or Send for Circular
and Sample of Work.
MACHINE TWI9T, of all colors, andon all isle spools
JOHN CLARK JR. & CO.'S COTTON, on black
spoola, at whelesale and retail.
WM. E. COOPER & CO..
GENERAL SOCTIIERN AGENTS,
.1.421 7' Ic New Orleans.
'ON ia 7'3 le New Orleans
i. 129.............. Canal street..-. .--......129
IUSICALr INSTRUMENTS, BTRINGS, ETC.
IPublishr of Musi. Sole Agent for the colebratod
T Steinwar, Knabo, alnes. Pleyel and
- Every Piano sold is folly warranted to give satisfaction.
AT TIAYSER ORGANS, manufactnred in Stnttged,
Germany, which, for durability and sonorIty is nns.r
passed. Attention is also called to
ýlýas on 8ý ý1amtb
Cabinet F ans.
'E'Yi' 0 ecdZ\
". IL BTEDR CATALOGUBn
EMBROIDERY AND LACE STORE,
(FORMERLY A. LANDSBEXG.
HOSIERY AND GLOVES,
CORSETS AND FANCY GOODS,
40......... ---.....Royal Street...............46
(Between Custombonase and Bienville,)
mh30 1m NEW ORLEANS,
a BUCKEYE BELL FOUNDRY.
IEstablished in 1837,
Snporlor Bll.s of COPPELL and
, TI. mootod with lbs best
ROTAIRY HA DGINGS, for
Churches, Schools. Farms, Facto.
ties, Court Houses, Fire Alarms,
Tower Clock Chimes, etc. Folly
Illustrated Catalogue sent fee.
VANDUZEN &E TIFT,
lt' aod lot Beast Second street, Cincinnati.
B. r . WEST, Atent,
mhb 73 l 1n ond 17 MaaoIne tr NewnOrhrlaOs.--o
B 0J. WEST, - r
5 PLJNTATIONT HARDWARE AND MACHINERY,
-115 andn 117 Magazine Street,
S AOL'S? FOR
Poole Itunt (Baltimore) Steam Engines, Saw Mlls,
H. a F, BiandyJ (aaueevllle, Ohio) team Engines, Saw
B. W. Payne & Sons' (Cornlng, New York) Steamr Bn
gines, Saw MLllo 4etc.
TGeorg L qober M Bro. (Buffalo, New York) Sugar
Mill., Bore. Powers, etc.
E. Ball A Co. (Canton, Ohio) "World" and "Ohio" Mow
Berr. ad Mol r sod eaPra eombined.
D, H. Osborne & Co., "Kirby' MIowers, set.
cslos" and "7Monroe" Pulveraling Harrows.
R. Bail& Co. (Worcester, ilassacnsetlpe Wood-Wort
AmerIcan.Saw Companyg New York.
Hubbard, Lippincott, lakewell e Co., Saws.
Gunpowdera Copper Works, Batlmore.
Moline Plow Company, Plows ane Cultivators.
Winship & Bro. (Atlanta, Georgia) Cotton Gins.
' Saf of' aCultivator and dit rttley and " Pfal 0a5l
"Buckeye" Foundry, Bells.'
B. J. WVost's Cotton Seed Huller.
B. J, West's "Improved Felton Patent" Grist Mill and
Corn·Cob and Shuck Crushrer combiseel.
T. C. Ilhisbot (Macon, Georgisj Cotton Press Screws,
etc. Je9l se
Oyster Saloon and Restaurai$
Nos. 70 and 72 St. Charles etaeet.
I take pleasnre in announcing to my friend and tb.
pnblic that I bays openod a Sratsolasa OYBTER
SALOON and BESTAURANT at the ahoye lap.
Te honse ha been thoroughly repalred aadfled up
!a flrstkcls sttyle.
Ladles'andGentlemen'.Saloon up stair.,
All she luxuries of the season, such as OYSTERS,
FISH, GAME. etc. will be served tinthe best style
The best of WINS and LIQURo, always se t and.
ocllm A.C HERON. Manager.
cASSIDY d MILLER,
SAIL AKE B8,
COTTON DUCK A~gent, Mannsbwra of Every De'
scriptlon of TENTIS, TARPAULINS, AWNNGS,
etc., etc. Dealers in all Sinses sd Qualities of
MANILLA and TARRED ROPH. PUR
CHASE BLOCKS, all sines.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers In Bunting for Flags,
all colors and gnaliltles,
tlmeaý of aU Nattion mails to order ad on bed st all
We pay especial attention to getting up In an
dnesye or finish fine SILK FLAGS or BANNERS
Our fasilitie. and long experience In basine, Justifies
us in oibring our service. to all requiring anything In
our line, soil Our work shall be First hLae srl Our
priocs quite modermes,
-CASSIWY k '"re,:
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