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STE. GENEVIEVE. THURSDAY, AVLY 4. 1872.
I li- ihii.-, tin- Iri.-!it, I lie jt-aiiUTut,
'1 luit .!irrcl our lii-irn in yi.iuli.
Hi.- uii.iit-.-1 .n worldly irB)rr,
1 l. fin in.i fit loTf mill fnitli ;
Tin- lii.'ili: at'rr -filllfltiin !o-I,
'I Im- i"!n!i v-nriiin cry;
'ilir slriliiriaitrr In ilcr li.nl
'I lise tiling-can ni vtr ilif.
III.- timi'l liaii'l strrtclif 1 turUi to aM
A brothrr in his !ii'-I,
Tin- kindly wiiri's, in fTief'.s .lark liuiir,
Hial prove fro-ii. i-nliol;
Tin- j li-n !"r ni.rry, wiltly l.n-ath'-d,
Wl.rii jiistin tlnviih-iis nij-h ;
Tlif firrow of u contrite heart
nn-5ft!iin; "lull wirr dir.
Tln-iw mory of a cla-piu.; hand,
Thf i.n nr.-id a l.i-"f .
Ai.i all Hi.- tri!..-', .-! I nn-l frail,
'll.t iii.ki- up list 's lirit Mi-n;
If with :t linn, inn-luii-tin:- faith.
And li'il)' trii-t, and hull,
Tho-- InuM-i have rlu-i.f.1, t!io-.- lip- have met,
Tln-i-i- IliiDp- cliall wvt-r die.
Tin- enii-l ami the liittt r -....id,
'I hat woundi-d nr it f.-li.
Tin- rliilliair unlit of Minimi!.?,
Wc flfl, llllt lifT ti 11 ;
'I In- liur-1 rrpul.!-, that chills the heart,
IVhosi- hoi-! urn- homiihii-r lii-th.
In mi tniladol ri-rord ki pt
Thi nf t1iui- i-Unll n-nr di--.
Ia- ii ft 1 : i ii ruf, for i--ry li.ui.l
Miil im.l .iiih- Hoik t.i l:
I.-i- nut it rliaiiiv ( li love,
I;-firm, Hll.l jll-l, al.-l mil-.
.. chull u lixht, lii.it rnuii'.t ta.h',
Itf-am on tht-f fn.ni on liii;h,
nl uiijrt-1 viiifr-' Miy totai--,
1 ll.-M: thill-l llal'lleTlrli.'.
Tin: norsi: ix kuins.
At the fiKit ol 1 hn Crovt nut', near A Hi v.
stands a. ruinous ooutitry-hoif. u r-
roumlril hv Hit roiimiiH ol a iiiarnili(viit
"3rden wliose rank liixiiriamo lias cov
ered walk ami Hower-iieU, ejvepni'f in
iticj trnilril.-t over broken walls anil stat
ue. clioLinit the ihanuels of the moun
tain f-priii'f tliut fed tin mountain Miles.
The dr-olation -iirroiiiidinjr evfrj-thlnr
seenw a iimcli the work ol ncr!ei-t as of
time. Tliero liad lt'ira fire in the turret,
though wind and nun had Mown and
washed away its twos, till the broken
roof and .shattered rafters looked .--areely
liUcker than this dainp-.tiiin('i! walU of
1m mttln hnlldiiff. Solitude and desertion
had lui?tiied il(T.iy.:md "iven 1111 theoniv
Ixntitiful cltateau to the bat and owl.
Hani liy !s the hamlet of JJo.uivais : but
lietwocn it and the ruin lives I'ierre Hou
onr. nn honcnt wooJ-leaIer, who carries
his nicrclnndisc over the iiiountaiii road
to Xarbomio. alter sheariiifr time, leaving
bis pretty wife KHm to wateh lor his re
turn or console herrelf wilh chatting with
little Xina, her maid, about her baby's
rosy ehivks and dimples.
One day. in .iiituinn weather. Kli.-e had
other htiMtiess mi b.tiid. The i-oimtry
round about was r-ingiilarly piuturt'MjuV
and lovely, and (ourisn olten t mini their
way to Madame Itoiioour's niee covered
porch to licp a rest and lodgm;; but, on
this itarticiilar tieoa-ion. tbvrewas a ile-
rii.-uid on her hospitality she scarcely felt
litTMsIf wjiuil to, and slie stood eonrt-y-
nii anil smil.iiir. yet lonkiii perturlieil
:uid ill at east, in the presenei of three
young travelers, who iMfrgini iermi ion
to remain all night, that they might .-lithe
ruins in t'losplondorot the full moon,
and sketch the scene under the tunder.
Two were arUsts. one a wanderer at
his own jJea-ure, and all iu gay spirit-,
ant! suthfiently well proide(i in money,
since they iimd'c no stint iu ollering large
payment for the required ae.-oiumotla.-tion.
" It Is not that I doubt yo:ir liberality."
said the pretty Kli-c, blushing. "Vou
arevcrj goodyet ours is butV. cottage,
and a plain oile, nnd mv hiisbaud ha
gone to .-e!i merchant in ifarboiute.'"
"Yes, ye-." said DuTaU-the spokesman
of the party, " we see. You fear we may
be too gay and b.:torous; but, it is mit
so, I assure, voa. V,'f met at Alby. and.
hciring' tliere of the iinmitcd chateau,
determined to visit tt All along the war
we have been in the mojt solemn mooti,
discussing only ghosts and goblins, and
you will Hud u th grnye.t and iptietest
Vadamc. llonconr smiled sim more, yet
lost none of her di-t nrKuice of manner.
4,lt is not that 1 object to goinl spirits.
Ah, no! Itut I have already received a
a jhtsou aped ami weak." but once a
soldier. Moi-.ieurs, you will forgive me
il I fear that nty poor" phn-c will scarcelv
tserve you all." He canio lir.st.aud the
poor and ditnssd man claims my pro
tection." Dnprez. the yoimgi'st and smartt of
tne tliree, ou this adv.-inoed, and.assurmg
the young woman that they only rerjuireii
a plain meal and a place to .lt"in, gained
admittance, declaring that he honored the
goiMhu-s of heart, that made their hostess
" k loyal to her first guest, in stitte f i .ov
ert y and anVution.
Madame Honomr. having once receivetl
the -strangers, put aside all objection and
made them a home, though she pointed to
a door leading from the main apartment
to an inner room. a if to convey the idea
of secrecy, while he arranged "chairs for
"A poor "soldier." said Duval, "is the
guest of hi nation. Madame, it tells well
lor vour loyalty that Ton have given him
the best, and makes what remains doublv
pleasant to tu.
"Ah, as to that," said the good woman,
'let me not deceive you. This person,
though certainly dnsst-ii in a In-gone
fashion, lias gold, and is not averse, to
using it freely. He paid well for the
privilege of remaining here in quiot per
"ct quiet : he was vrv particular as to
""and. when I called him poor and
distne!, it was ,,ot of bodifv want 1
She had carried on her conversation iu
a wnisper. and. -till .minting toward the
toor. and nodding a great maiiv times to
intimate that it would le well to main
jam that subdued tone, she went awav to
fi.ii i , .tvtur"!H' u 'ay the cloth she
.ill iritenr on the evening's adventure.
'He sleeps, she aid. in allusion to her
eider gm-st. whom she hsd oidenllv
';wl fmm some cirer place of esnbi.
He is exhausted from the travel and
27' 1ver-Wl-!l1" ',,l"r 'rtl "" And she
ighod as she st tin di-hes in order.
'And notv about tin; ghoyt .it the
Jiateai,. luadaiue," cried Uuval. -rivlv
t'Hr e::no-Itv is excited "T,.:i.;
tt.,. . , - ,. -'.'I V.I. lll -
l.y the ditrcrelit VtTion ..f the1
"ry Wfifceiri-ilar the hm aielv,. l,. .r
.O- !. nod?."
, M:ul:im-- IfCmcour look ll:ittTi'il liy tin
' 1 will till you thf r.-ilr a I hit it ihnit
j in vinotlifr," hc Infill. " thoii'.'li I -;ui!mt
IlioiK? to riw it- tin srr.n e or iiitT'-t Iht
! won!- uiniiilffor .-In- wu- a tn';mtiiul n.ir-
i r.itor; imt i v. hi u.i my !io-t. ' atul -ho "i ini'aiT .-in- i.raru a px-.-ioaan-. i;
i -ct Iiit itip in n!i-r. -iiiifinjr imxli-tly. in; voice: -o rh-rruuihtil in. lilI:nir in
Ili-anval- iH'i'iii-.'iil alway to tin I Jin .-Iiauow 01 :ne moik; iKiiii-iraut'. hoi
lli-ainai-, wlio livi-d in tin- rliaU-jii -in.-r iinaniii to li-tcn. iiu ii-ur. you know,
tin im-morv ol" any one in Alhy. 'llioy hut nn-r'ly lu-injj anxinii- t :iiil !
were a noble family, vt-rv pioinlaml linii! tcclion.
of the ili-pl:iy anil -plenilor of court lit'.; "It a Anmunl Provost who .-poke,
.-o Iteaiivai- onlv s.".w tliem for tin hunt- Ami. :i .-ho "in nl Irom tho tono. it wa
ing soa-on.anu i in; .-lewani who mau.-igcil
iht ground- and the notary who collccttd
the rents knew moreof ihocouutrv-hou-e
than its owners. -My great gramfinotln-r
lived as maid with o"ld .Madame do l.-au-vai-.
until the lavorite valet of on-ieur
and then she settled iu the tillage. -Madame
do IJeaiitai was myre ambition- than
her son. He loved his people, and would
hate Im-cii content to stay among them,
lint his mother found hiiuabridi a favor
ite of the queen who could not endure
-uch dullness and seclusion.
"After the birth ol twin daughters, -he
went back to Paris, never to .-cc the cha
teau again, and there -he liuil grandly till
the revolution crime, and the frigiittul
guillotine cut short her splendor. Poor
Monsieur Kuiert I Why they should have
sacrificed him. too. who was alwats the
friend of hi- people, tho villagers could
not tell, and so they mourned for him:
and everyone felt .-ad for hi- white-haired
mother, when. alter years had pa-ed, and
the days of peace and IheCou-uIatecamo.
she re'urncd to her old home, where her
boy had played when he was the bright
taced darling of the. village.
"My grandmother tva- a girl then, and
she went, as her mother had done before
her. to lie iiiaidtotheyouugladie-ol l.i-aii-vais,
the twin beauties, who were mnv its
'Onewasfair,theither very dark. Tho
blond,. Ilelene. wns cold ami" nroud. like
her nuconlv mother, who-e iiaiue-hebore.
The brunette, sweet Desiree, her father.-
couiitei-iiart. nossi .1 bis nature, and
seemul all gentle life and iK aminggavetv.
ilelene wa- nor gRiiiiliuother s lavorne. i
Although people Tiad .-aid it had broken I
her heart to lose her son bv such a fright -
ilelene tva- her grandmother s lavorite. l
ful death and it certainiv change 1 her ,
appearance bv making her hair snow 1
Wliite she Mvlerreil to lavisn nor linne
ami fondness on the one who lea-t n'sem
blil him. leaving De-int;. his second self,
to lie tin darling of the tenants, as her
father used lo be."
'Madame do Iteauvais had ri-ked her
life tor the sake ot both children. Her1
ilaughtor-in-law. a staunch aristocrat.
teiiipted death in heradhereiiceto royalty,
and her husband billowed her to the scaf
fold in his futile eflbrts to save her. Ilel
ene and Desiree werciuooiiliiieiiiciit when
their grandmother, in thu disgui-e of a
country-womau, gained access to them by
bribing their kceiier, and, with indomita
ble courage and endurance, won her way
to sea, and so got them safely oil" to Kng
land. "There they lived in obscure poverty,
and Ilelene. being the stronger of tho
two. learned to make plaster ligures ami
sell tliem lor their nreatl
"Mv grandmother thought that the t
lueiiiory ol this time ol trial and coarse
experience increased the haughtiness of
the bcautiful-bloude when restored to the
wealth and power from which she had
licen so paiutully estranged. Sha certainly
was a proud bea'uty. since everyone knew
her bv tin title: and her imperious way
with her admirers gave her the reputation
of heartlt'ssness, though it did not seem to
lessen her charms among them.
Desiree wa. all swiftness and childish
gavety ; people loved her as soon as they
looked at her; but Helene's 'oeaiity and
lofty grace compelled admiration even
where her coldness stilled stTectiou.
" They did net go to court. The repub
lic had no attractions for the daughters of
royalists : yet I hev had low r. And Hean-
vat was a gay place in the season; tin
,.ll , jfl.l... Ill 111- . A .'.I , III. 1
totes, and drives, and balls, nnd hunting
parties, all attended bv good company.
such as its mistress had the art to draw
together and make Ilelene its queen.
Iu the village lived a man called Pro
vost, a notary, and madame's, hot adviser ,
;., ,11 1, i- l:.,l..,.u -..:. i. !
iu .in if.iiii.-r-- m.iiii.-. ij,i- ii.i.i j-f.-ji itiiiii-
lul to the family interests in the past : had
protected the chateau by courage and
strategy combined, in tire terrible days
when an armed mob marched, carrying
ili-sol.-itinii in its wntli. trnni M:iriilli rn I
"llis son Armaml. a handsome fellow. I
had gone to I'nglnnd with Papers and i
meausol return lor thccxilcd lauuly, and,
after rendering them all fieecssarv "as-ist-
ince. had remained iK-lund, traveling and
enlarging his experience by sights iu the
"As soon as he ri-apjx-ared in ISeauvai.
my grandmother noticed a change in
Mademoiselle Ilelene : prouder and colder
than beloro. she became infinitely more
capricious, with as many moods as there
are Hours m the dav. Often she would
ride out the queen of a gay parry of devo- j
ted cavaliers and ladie. tfie leading spirit ,
of mirth and adventure; but. meeting on
the way. Armaud Provost, ami r.-..iviii.r
from him a distantly-respectful salutation,
would lose her merriment, and become
thoughtful and distraught, so that the
whole gayety of the company would be
eclipsed as by a sudden cloud."
One hour she would eneotira"-e. the
next, reject a suitor: and had she not been
lieautilul iK't ond compare, aim an heiress I
too. she might have found her-elf deser-1
teii .s it wa, her e-iprice only stiniula- i
ion iierauuiirer-. ami .-lie tva ll.-ittenil .
am: sueii in ui iiicm an. .
"Sweet Desiree wa no couuotte. She
gave her heart to a young count who
ongnt tier nana. At the uiarriasre s-t-'
tleinont a grand entertainment wa lit-ld I
at ISeauvai. and the old ccunt. her lover" '
tat lier. brought a tram of gentlemen with t paue and wonder. I lnt to -ate- 1 .-tdvanee to "ftsn.m n i.uw. ana the annual
iiim that made it likea court. That nidit 1 " The notary's so.iwa- sKcping !i(-ati- "Thev t"ke(l like gwnt, and carried a income to $.V..(JiJ.0o0. One society alow
my grandmother found out a secret that . lv. hi head "alien on tho table iK-siiie periect tlof f tvater from the main roof ,lia.sl7.t) member, and the atmu.d in
she never forirot to hoi ilein.r .in- ti... ,'-i.i.i. i.o r-i.!..Tiinisi.lI.. lle'ene ' tn the tow. so that the greed V llatrie wa ' eomeof anothr is st-t down at ST.oW.WO.
upper gariH-n was; lighted with colored I
Lmijx. and there tva danei.ig in the "n-it 1
pavilion; all the maid had iieruiisio:i to
look tn after -upper, and she had told her
lover ue nugnr meet her at the outer "ate.
and nate a peep at the magnificent scone,
1 no cnaionu sinmi on terraces, you mu-t
know, meieurs. and ha an inner gan'.en
and a lawn. Out-ide of thi is a -torn-wall,
with ornamental stairs and pillared
porohe.s. and then below aiv beautiful
grounds and fountains, with shrubberie
:md grove and flowery hedges, that ti-il
to S o laiiions all !he iniuiirv round for
, tin ii- Itixniiaiit t.'-autt. it via- through j
tl.c path li-tKiin-r to one of iht---. that mv
r.iinlniolhcr iii!t'! a- .-oftly ln-i-otllil.
ami -lipping p.i-t yroup- of Ii.ttiTt-r-, alt
nn-ifti. went down thf -tout? .-top-to
whiTf a laynic .tow liorilvrtnl
a -nl:i-iiii!L' ibiintaili. Above tin- I'lllhi-r
of love: and for his heart ho pleaded.
He always -coined something far !
youii the people of the village, although
he lived among them : ami a hauil-ouier
man had net or stepped in-ide Iho chapel
than the notarv".--on. S. a- .-he Ir.-ard
tho beautif..!. ferteiit word-ho uttercd.it
made Iter own heart melt in pitv. and she
it .mi. .lit ti-.v-l .-en Ii. i- lot to make
" lie .-eeinedto be prostnito at the loot
of his idol: and tet. though he aluseil
him-clf beloro her, there was some
hope in hi- wild prayer.
I f-oiiiiit l. I... s-.i.l tli.-if line one
in-piriii" such devotion remains uncoil- ilelene. whipered hi- love tj. her. and
-ciousof it wholly. I have adored vou ardently besought her to Ik-mini again,
silently, vet felt t'hero was a voic: m'niv "The little -cene and its important end
dumb" tvor-hip t on could not forego, ing was all the theme among the guest
that told vou o't a -lave who threw hi-t that night, but llelem kept .her chamtier.
lite in tin verv dii-t at your feet, and was mid robbed the li te ol halt its brilliancy,
content lo liti! or die. a- vou might Whatever tva- the ctiu-e ot her si cIiimoii.
will it" " -he kept it -eeret. and it ill. ri ceited no
"Thl- was the wav ho pleaded. Alter help from any. My grandmother, being
an instant's silence .-ame a bur-ting sob :.uioii-. watohul and saw that the light
lor his reply a sob that seemed to rend
tho heart itcame from : amlbv the-ound.
ln L-mmiv- il whs tliiilettuitsolli. Hi lone, the
proud, cold beaulv of Iteauvais. who lis-1
toned to the notary's .-on. awav, ami. strange to say. the prince tin chateau, wh hinge, being .iroken. iug ot the spine shall be attained coiunr-
"Mv grandmother was paralyzed with went with them, leaving hN beautilul !.-' -tood always nj:ir. n-ntlv with the greatest distance of the
amaenieiit : but Armaud seemed to tind ' Irothrd. who accepted him only on this lheirii-ct sank: d.i p iu the rank grass n:l, v sIil.lt p..,...-,,! ,mi!c is conUm
another meaniiig iu the an-wer. Sol.lv , condition: that lor a year silt. held her ( and weed- as they si.de along, depre.-cil , porancou.lv permitleil to tlick. r lurtivcly
slior.i-eabovethe-toiier.iilof the stair, freedom undi-turlicd. and il. when that by tho nature ol tin ir expedition Into a . uu,m the "corners of the inouUi. Then
and. scarcely broathing. in epcd over, time ended, he should still de-ire to claim -tningely solemn sense ol tho desolate de- the hat comes slowly sweeping bsck
Then she was petrified ; and. losing all
fear of discovery in
remained staring, till at a ru-tle of
boughs -he dived again bem-ath
-hadow of the balustrade, and drew
long, iieep iin-ain.
" Anuanil .-tooii close lie-nle her. umler
the shining leaves, and Mademoiselle Hel-
cue. -nbiiued and tearltil. lay in In- arms
"i nate loni von uiai uir oioniieix-ann
of Iteauvais was capricious. You w ill not
be surprised, then, when I goon lo relate
that while my grandmother, llutteredaud
palpitating, could not decide whether to
go back or foi ward, her mistress burst
suddenly into a torrent of -elf-ivproachc
saving that she was a mad idiot. and many
otlierfraiitic words. Then flinging offher
lover's entreating hands, iu p:isionati;
pride and fieiizy.slie lied up the step, un
ctniscious ol her maid's presence, and deaf
to Armand's prayer.-. Tin; next moment.
Madctnoi-elle Hcleue was dancing w tth an
Italian prinee.t ho nio-t di-tiiigni-hril guest
bad received, and old
ais" determined choice
mat iteauvais ever
Madame de lleauv
for her fair nicee's husband.
'After that night my mother held a
sirrct key that opened every mystery in
her young mi.-tre-s" conduct.
llefore this tune the twin sisters had
occupied a .-uite ol rooms in the center of
the chateau: but. eten while Hie gue.-ts
remained. Ilelene claimed two smaller
ehamlicrs iu tin-turret, ami removed thith
er. Then she got matcrialsnnd set toworh
privately at the old occupation at w hich
sin; had" wrought, when, but a child, in
London, -he w:i- forced to take a wonian".
part ill life.
"Ao onu Know tvnat sue was iiouig;
even front mv grandmother "he carefully
hid awav the tiling at which she labored.
All day long she was the gayest tigure on
the lawn, dancing and loading game- and
jest- as she had never done iu-lore. o that
people changed their minds shout her
pride, and .-aid .-he really was'as good and
charming as her si-ter lii-sirce.
"Her grandmother seemed otiite en
chanted, and began to smile again as she
, II.III...I, ll'l IJ.f... " -. Il-HIM t.J . Ml.
had never done since the terrible dkys in
Paris. The ambition of her lite was near
its fulfillment. Dc-irce was already be
trothed to a noble, and the foreign prince
was onlv waiting for an opportunity to lat
his title'at Ilelene' feet.
It came iu a curious way, and gave my
grandmother some trouble." She was de
voted to Mademoiselle Ilelene. despite her
proud reserve, ami the lady trusted her en
tirely, as you will sec.
" Youmu-t go to the notary's for me.
Chn-tine. she said to her. 'It is some
question of our lamily bi-tory I would
know; and hi son cau seiirch it out more
readily than his lather, being the cleverer
of tho two. they U-Jl me. What is hi- name?
Ah. vcs. Aruiand. Well, tell Armaud I
want to see him about -ome biiiiie-s lie
fore he goes away.
' (Iocs away. Mademoiselle
Yes.'t-rici Mademoiselle Ilelene, im
patiently'. I merely sneak of w hat I have
'So Armaud received the me-sage and
entrance and took'hiui into a little room
under her chamber in the turret, and
closed the door. Of course, mv graud-
came, and the ladv met nun a; tun suii
tnrither desired to know the siibieet of tho
interview: she had a tender heart and felt
lor the young lawyer : but her mi:res
did not mean that she should nave tne
opportunity. Xo sooner did she return
f.vm IJeauvais than .-ho sent her to trim
crooks with ribl oa
ITir !i tn-isi-ini-n-.iTo iifl
slieplit-rd to be held upon the lawn that
s" 'Twa time to dress her mi-tre-s when
the task wa done, and so she ran to do it.
Inmiii"- to liml somctliin'- lm-rerill
riii"- iu her
ith she had
lace to tell t i- leollllg Willi tt II
tiarted from Annand.
"She wa not in her chamber, and she
went In-low to tmd her.
There she staved
with her lover still, hut iu such a strange
ta-iiiou tliar it made mv grandin-ither
bent over him. busily fittin" a n:a-k ot
white clat to hi feature. Two glassed.
on- witli'wine -t-art-lv ta-tel, the other
fullv drained, stood on a trav am! when
-lie saw she had aeam:h-iied what 'he
strove to do. and that the mak wa s'-ut-
ed to hcrw'sh. -he ttiughr the gla-s and
swallowei! the drink hastily, a.- if she
Tin fxi'irv ion of her faro warned
my grandmother -In- had li-t retire, "-he
tried to clo-o the door iioi-'Ie-sly am! do
o. but -ei:ig her lady stoop "and pa-
sionatclv ki- the unconscious hii--who
copy -to- !i:n! i-ikeu. iht pv:i:iiit girl t.is
uiso enough to fly. Inning her mi.-tre.s-keerK-r
of ln-r secret,
Just below .-ho met the prince coniiie;
to tiinl llelelie. and. U-itig co!.lu-e.l. j;;v.
lii'.it stlch varying answer- that he de
clared ho would linii her Mr him-clt.
"I-Varfng .ou;c emounti-r. .-he tried to
stav him. but failing, followed till they
eatiie to the entrance of the chateau
where she had brought Armaud that
There -tooii .rmaiHi nan -tup.-neu.
and grasping the carved -tone of thedo-.r-
way tor .upport: wlul-t Ilelene. jule and
-Iningelv exeitiil. tried to pu-h him forth,
urging him in a trantic wlu-per to be
"Soniething in lierappoar::m-ogave the
priwv the impres-ion that tin common
fellow had lieeu iu-olent to her. he
i!n-w his swoid and .-truck him tioleislly.
rniand fell without a word it was my
"raminiother WHO cr.aii:eu. ami so mane
an unroar that lnouglit the gue-is is" nit
When thef came, the noiarv's -on was
alrradv raietl. ami. ny the am oi ine
prince's valet, lioriie away, while the
urine. hun-cit. Sllliportilig .-laileiuoisciie
burned ail night wiiiim nor euamoer. aim
tliat her shadow moved about across the
"The next day the company went
her. she would await hi-coming.
, " I-.verv one iu ine wuage ;new uiai
Ariiiandl'royost hadgone lrom Ileauvai-:'
mv grandmother knew it best of all. for i
shehad heard him tell her mi-tre-s. ty ! hearts at the -omul they made in stum-1 toiucd place, the bow is over, the face
the myrtles, that he would come agjiin , bling. Suddenly they paiisnl ; here was grows grate, ami you, the author of thai
within" the year if life were spanil him, ihetoimtain,drvas-ummerihi-t, and hetvi noble act. murmur within yourself. I
and a name worthy to oiler her could Ik ! h. mvrt Its. choked with poisonous vines, lhink 1 did that rather well."" Hut. if Iho
snatched out of death' jaws: and vet one (dank with the night dew. ! Iadv should stop to .-peak to you (sl:
night she had a terrible fright through 'n,,. stairway ro-e beneath the orna-' aloiio -m deterinino whether the convi-r-sifing
him. as she suppo-ed. in the tiir- mental entrance to the upler terrace at . sation ran take place out of doors), you
ret. ma little room, of which her mi- their side, and Kvrem I whispered : remain liare-headeil; the arm ij slowly
tress kept the key. and which, by a st-ange 'Jliisis the spot at which the notart's dropml till the now forgotten hat hang's
chance, was this night loft unlocked, son mi l her." " , tacantlv against the knee; the back con-
There he -at. his head bent over and his i '.ud tliero is theturrct withifs broken, linues "somewhat lieut ; and when the
hair thrown back, leatuig his beautilul
forehead bare ami cold in the .-oft moon
light. "Trembling, the girl drew nearer, no
ogni.'mg every feature, till suddenly she
-tarted to bi-hohl her mi-tress lying ou
the ground Iieforc her, chpiug it with
uid then she knew the figure
led out of colored clay, and
to bo t.'.-iiioiied
j saw that iiiaileiuoi-elle, though proud and
cold, was an idolator.
1 "This is very .-ad. messieurs. My
mother told me that when her mother re
peated the story, she would often Weep a-
-he recalled lhe prone form of the lofty
ladv, and remembered the dieary days
ami nights so -pent iu penance for her
"Desiree wedded and went to Aor-i
mamlv. Old Madame del'oauvai- seeiiiec
content, and shortly alter the marriagl '
died very quietly, and wa laid in tb
ehapel where all lier race, exoept her djr
iing .-on. had hi en buried. Her si-tr
wishiil to come and In-ar Ilelene comply
in her lonelines.-; but she refused, and Ho
months went by until the year e.xpird
i and the prince came from Italy to elim
Mv grandmother Paw that sometlng
tune hortoneI. tind a watchlul :ioni i
kept her eyes fa-tcm d on the ronj-not i
the wav peoid.- come lrom Marseille, hut
Paris for her titled lot ermine U!ihdded
, , ., . , . a I
from the sea. while she watclnd K the.
citt". to which
I. .i.i.l iff.n...i litili
.vnnami nan gonuojo.u
"She "met her Iietioihed quiet: and
he found ht-r more marvelou-ly rautiSul
in mourning than in gay attire, nd told
lier so ; and many otherVapturoi" thing
that gave her no delight: for 'hen my
grandmother would go to dre-sier to re
ceive him, she would always fid her in
the secret chamber with heritage.
"At last.the dav came l-eforthe oneon
which -he had promised to eceive the
Italian a herliiibainl. She hi purposely
. i i ,i r.i ft till tin. I
eiaeu ine lonnii oi in.- '-
last moment, and Mint lu-rlffrom tl
ci.rlit ill i.vi.ri mil tleit lriTiuIoU-' dav.
'With her'eves straini-tf'-rthward on
the Pari road.' she Mt wiiin her turret
room. and. when twilight vas coii-e. sin
closed the curtain and .-huiersel! up with
'Mv grandmother. im that night, had
slent in the-small cliamlr iut acro-s the
..... ....... ...:a bill xvnc lu-r- .
iSS. 1" ' r .liV u.to ur '
ei,i,.i .i... V' " , '."-:., v -., I
room where they u.-cP rest before the
night Annand spoke ' love under the
... u i
myrtle. . .
When they parte, mademoiselle wa
fully dres-ed. and w.ld ..ot accept Iter ,
j service, saying she rant to walk awhile. (
t tW.e i-be
t v.nt.1 sin. nit
1 and return and go
Tin- maid watt"! lrom her windo w.
mil siii-borw-nnflplownamongthe nit-r-1
tlA-no-ir thi-fnnntii. and. after some time
come again and "P to her ciiamter. j
There was no lig. and o she thought.
Poor ladr. she''earied and tvill sleep."
lr wu iw-.-irU0rning when she woke !
, to a horrible upar. and found the hou-e
j in flames. 1
; - A wild eon -ion reigned supreme, and
no one knew-'cn; the lire beg in. or how j
. it -nrcid. 1111 the iv-a-ant troin their
1 home in th"' .rroundihg field.-, distov-1
i ored it wa t-- turret only, and did their ,
1 staved at ?t. And. heartsick with dread. 1
1 they moi'iI Iadiler trembling againt ,
1 charred fl smoking b.-:un. to liK.k for
Madeino'lle lieleae, whom no one had
sec:i -in the alarm.'
MiJentK-meii. it was terrible : they
tVm?u! t clav figure discolored, but per-
v ?. the iH-.iitv of l'iiivii was in
its., v . .... ,1
a-hos. JJ grunc.iiotiier -aid -no n.iu i
(.l,r,.i.That !'-atli to preserve nor pride
bv i-rying tne prooi ..t per weaki-.
out the" world with her. Hut it re
lmii'lt -i'"! !mr 't ghost i ii-n on
l.iser'cd turret it i- --e-!i y.h-re i-iio-pi
to stand, and at h K " a -uppli-
ant lie-, she shadow of the beatitttul ln--ing
who formed it as a monument of the
folly of her priile."'
"And we can see :lii. Mailatne l'.on-1
cuurV" criii! Kvreiiiond. "Li-ten. Iu
pre. and Duval: it is something to have
stieh a .-tory vi rilUd."
"A--ur"lIy. mon-ieiir: others hate
done .-. and "why nor you 5 l!ut you miiitt
no: forget our compile!. Kat yoiirstipiH-r
iiuietlv lu re is Nina bringing il and
then rc-t til! thomo.ni ri-cs, and then on
can .-co Iteauvais in full W- Mv." "
"Ah. you ir.ay N tranquil, madiimc:
we will not forget your jM.r .-(ddier, but
pr..mi-e to take our meal and e.prc our
guosiiy criiii-i-ui quuiiy, iiiariKiug you
luiirtily for your story."
They had Ix-gun to do .-o. when she
broke in upon them in something of e.-
"I- it not my-teriou-: our -oldier i-
gone, no wa- so eas. no coiim -i-an eiv
r wneu no caiiie. ami lou.'ii. n my
Heart wiui put- lor hi- noipit age,
" I heard a stir while you were -jio.-ik-ing."
-aid Kvreinoiid. who was m-are-t
tho door. " I.- there any egress from the
"To 1m sure the window of0iiiiig ou
the porch; but it's so strange; so tory
The travelers were Ie.-s lively in their i-i-teri-st
iu the old man. I.ehig intent on
their own midnight adventure, they re
sumed tln ir di-cu-sioii of the gho-t more
i-ame-tlv. In ing now unchecked bv the
"dread ol di-lurhmg the sick wddicr.
A- soon a. tho moon began to n-e
they w oio ou their way: and. alter fo!-
hnting the road lora lew riMts struck into
la gra-s grown carriage path tluit wound
i ou r a -i.-mg ground to thegrcat gate ol
i cay around Il.em.
l lio luarhle ot the -tops was iiroM-u and
had crumbled, in places, so that I hey
trippi d, and th.-it starttd with beating
roof and charred rafters." -aid Duval.
And what is that at the window'-"
cried Duprc, in a dillerent voice. The .trip- away the !emliiig of the IkmIv be
twolirsf were simply Iiu-hed and serious. ' comes more profound, the hat starts off
the.'a-t wssalarmed aiid awtsstrtiek. once inon- to the full dUtante which the
."11 looked up. and there iu the window, , arm can cover, but a rather lower attitude
ch-trly defined against tin moonlit .-kv.
I Mjod'fortli a moling figure,
Come, let us iro.' eriiil
ried Duval: ami
I plunging headlong through the wet shrub-
' b-rv. he droit tin rust v gate a-ide. and
ln" out iu the open country and awav
open country and away
Voin iho ghostly influence of lieauvai- Ik"-
. ore he spoke again. Hi t-ouipauiotis. any form of deference so grand, ro
lit hot her influenced bv their own fears or thorough, so striking iu its effect, as a
'his example, followeill him. really wellexteutedbow. Knglish people
"I do not sketch." said Kvn-mond. 1 rarely able to Judge It rightly, lor
" but I should preb r to tno my next i their iioticv-ruud pnittioes on tho wibect
view of Iteauvais hv . sunlight." take so d'tleri-nt a form that the Freiich-
-M.-tdaiiit- Koncourwa not surprised at 1 man seem-) to them t ridictiloiisly t-xag-thcir
early return. She wa so higii'y gerate when he siqH-rbly wafes his hat all
plca-cd to add another evidemv to the arotiud him ; but, on the other hand, the
gho.-ilv reputation ot the phuu of which I'riti.-h la-hion ol kalute 1. misrable and
she was s proud, that -.he kept thtia de-' eoiitemptible In Gallic eye, and is, espe
seribing the scent over and over again. cially, utterly lncjipn-siiive ol t he courtesy
l'.vand bv it grew sulliiitnt to explain and of the homage which linn ought to
tllt-ir own" fears, of which th-y had at first manifest toward women. In Prance the
Ik-cii inclined to feel ashamed: and they i very boys know how to bow; am though
went to rest tilth something less of cow- the nation exhibits every sort .fdejfrretif
ardi-e than thi-v had been i oiistio-is of on . capacity iu the matter, from the lowest,
their return. " the dogma that Ix.wiiig i a really Inqiort-
Thcy slept late next day. and. on aw..k- ant function is In liev.d in .-dtuoivt .every-
emug. loiinil their breakfast prepared,
tnongii .Mna aione prusineii over it.
..r..iii.nuu jiuiis.fiu ii.i.i i;wii -muni
, , N-; , , .
Madame Koncour had I.tt-n summoni-d f
. t- .
W-hile they vet lingered over their m.-al '
shercturn.,!." HerlTieewa solemn, her .
manner .-nbdned and cTtn t.-arlul. I
i "Mes-i(.rS," siic said, "I liave now a I
-eqiiel to mv story; thogho-t of Ileauvai.
is complete: The pooroldier I lodg.-d ;
is.'-omplt-te: The poor "soldier I lodg.-d . L"'""l'. f.".;''1' ,Yr t ,
alter Ifcing.Varricd theno from Egypt, yr,fh'y:'Jl
thirty t ears ag.). and lishlTn riawrt ?bv I :.', ? ' "'"C'S1 "S?
lii-torv of hi
m i iKauii
. ,....- r,-,,1,rnil l..if ..i.rl.l ,1,,,,
hi imag.-. Had you remained longer
you miglit have succored him when he
"Ah!" crinl Duval, springing to hi
fo. t. "did ho then fall trt.ni .-u h a height r ,
Coo.1 heaven, what a shock to ,o olifam!
worn -i fr-ime "
W'AV.a..' t . ..: !
he kind Duprez.
' "1". "'" ??u raS "b$X,
"d1-u-'""! .?.',n.,;?,u,r-A ..:".im1
. He hoard me narrating the ": "'I' ''-','-. ""'V' ""'"'?
heart, and went to the tiir- " ' ui "" 'Hc , . i TlL i vZZE
lis to close it there. It was 'JJhyJSSS
oi in. i roo is suii 1. 11 ai ieaiiiai-; iiei., , .11. -..-,.?... r ..w--.
. .. . , tlian a bra rub; in my pocket. I nave
-t:;1" -. , ,,;, , , Ih en married twice, and am now nearly
t w a 1 S,M ywrs J,!.. I liave Ufn a top.
suiiii - f; 111 iin; ruins 01 JiailciUOi.iie 1
Ht-.eut- s turnt. .
These organization? ilourisii luxuriautly
among our British cousins, if we may
iudrre'lrom the .at official retiorf. It i's
e - titnattil that there are now in Kngland 1
and Wale.- not les than 2.000 building so-
cietic-. having an aggregate membership
50f.rrni. The Mib-criN-d capital
amount - to over .?l.".0'iJ.t: tin-lo-in and
depo - it capital to over $3.()0.(W: the
total .t;e: to $?"..'''. "J: the mortgage
The deposits come in so freely tliat the
managers have been conipelkil to reduce ;
the rate of interest as low a three, per
rent., nnt even at tin small iigtirt tne in-
IlliA Ui 1 t i (.VIIVIlllK..-). A It"-. ClVlLtll.; v f
ca - ionallv loan large sums To mills and I
factories, bit: the bulk of their business. i '
with tin workin? cias-os. and those ini-
,. . , 7 -. ...
meuianit . counet.i-u wuu uicin. j 11 uie
nortlit-ni i-ortion of England esp-cially,
tin incchsxiles and lalnin-'r ar.-eiiab!eil by
:issi-:ai.e- l.irnishvd lrom n-is soi.rceio
ii-'livd lrom tins soiirceio
dwellings p. a very ton-,
r.vn their own
-nl.--llilf f-V!i Ht.l
.u.I i'len .1-1. -g the 1 ouifoit ol living.
Tin I'ri'iulunau's Ifciw.
Tlie are many thooriis ou this deep
sulyivf; there Iui 1wii manv jirofe-sors
f the noble siieiice of saluta'tion ; then
are. even in those degenerated days, difference-
of opinion as to tl;e esact'natur.
ami ordinatii-u of the movements which
edini.se abow; but thegi-nerallyadoiHl
pravtict of the best inmleni A1uh1- is
alter this wie: n hen itt nuvt a I.idv
fi.-if i-iiii Lfi.it. x-iii. lu.ifif. i:,i.f ,. ..f
,v" ,-ii,i v raisilig y.ur'"out.-'uU arm. right
or hit. as the caJe mav te. Then must
no precipitation in iht niotvment. mid
thoarui mu-t 1 malntaineil at a short
di-tamv from the body, with a sort of
roundne-s in its curve "and motion: tfcat
i-. it mu-t not come up to ilirect, and
e-pt-ciallt not tin fa-t. When the hand
arrites at tho let el of the hat-rim it must
seieit lightly. .-lightly, with about bill"
tho length of the linger.-: it ir.u-t .-lowly
litl the hat. ami slowly carry it out in the
airti. thefulle-t length of the gradually
extended straightened arm, but not in
front, it must go sidcuio. horiontally
from the chct, and on a low with tho
-liouliler; tJii- part of the oiienttlon must
l:ist several ci ond. t-iinilltanilMlsIv the
hat must N turned over, by a aloidatcd
gndii.il uioteuieut. iu exact pnlortioii
with tho progress of its pas-age timnigli
the atuio-phrr.. so that, starting perp-n-diul:::ly
with the crow n upward, it may
deserilN- a eonipicte semi-circle on Its
road, and n-ai-h the extreme limit fit
i di-tame at th- preei-t in-!unl when It has
u.,.,,,,,,. .iil,. .!,.u n. .n,i th.. lining ,
:,t the skie. At tho iu-t-iul when
i,at Is lili.l Irom the head, the bo.lv be-
',.: sli..htic t., i,...iil th.. lnH., tlmi i".-tn.
urganied that the full extent of curv-
again. it inward motion prei !ititg tho
' exaet ititerso ol its outwaM journey; ttto
back grows straight once more, the smile
di-appears, iho' hat re-imics its aceus-
1 talk i- over when, with a half courtesy
, ami an inclination of the It-ad, the lai It-
than before, il executes a majestic redial
ing .-weep through space, and llieii
o;i to tin-hair and all is over.
I terv diflcreiit '
mlers the whole prooes.-
urd. but the impression I-
I terv dim-rent when I lie act itsell Is con-
, teinplated. Minlern manners offer scarcely
mien-. i.h:cicoai j Maynzrv. -gg
IVranilmlatloBs of a Printer.
' ''f strange eventriil m-ord
"f : J'rm-yman printers I ft-, n
;N"W, 'rk f,"'. "c i1
!" 'i U V'? '
" "K '"t . : "? '.V" V'SJ
"?. "h. V
I left home
in .anaii.-i. .tmnsnii a, lliirJuor,.--uiu
?tott "i the Luum, froi iiMtolMUS.
towns of the Unit-d States. I lim-p been
r-".!,',! m,ah "'iZiS'
regular army as a pnrate soldier, deserted
and ifot shot in the leg. I hTe ftudied
Ln"i ' '"A" ,L ,.."". " :V-
Pemisylt ania, and Virginia, as a;ourner-
man nrint.T. generallr with little efie
U,;,"rtr: u n
President Porter, of Yah: College, gate
tin following adrice to the tud-nts of
tluit institution, the other day: "Younjf
men. you an- thearchit-f:ts of your own
fortune--. IWy iiion your o
of body ami soul. Take for
reliance, faith, horn-sty and 111
our star eii-
tv and uidiistrv. In-
-erilie 011 vour banner. MLuck i a fool.
iplu.-k ia"hero." Don't take too much
adv:i keep at your helm and steer your
own -!iip. and reiiiember tliat the great art
of commanding ito taken fair share of
tin-work. Strikeout. AFsunie your own
po-ition. I'ut initatiK S in your cart, over
i:iroiib road, and small oiks will 20 to
the bottom, l.ise above the envious and
iraloiis. Fire above the mark you Intena
to hit. Energy. inviBcioIe c.eU-mii-atIon.
tutu a rigi
lit luotiix, arc; the lt-vers that
world. Don't dnnk. In't
chew. lion't smoke. Don t n-wear. iron t
ihtt-ive. Don t readnovtL-. lion t rnarry
until vot: ca!: sr.nnort a wife. He in ear-
if. . ..--'!.. Tf.. .
IU- .-elf-reliaiit. JtegeneroiB. Jle
ri ivil. i'ead the paper. .Tdverti.-e your
bti-ines. r.Iakeiiu.iiey.and do gofitl with
11. i.oti vtiriniii.r.aii.i"o- n
11. i.ote vtiriniiiir.an.i"o- on
If this advice is .niplicitlyff.llowod by tl
voting men of the tounfry. the milieu- &jii
hiiim i at band.