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[From the German of Herder.]
Oh 1 fmy9 by tVwVa hrrntb .nvlrr.1 !
WhoflrM rntrtvrf( yi nr Woni.rotia frame ;
Whenr- votcwol "II ltH4 IMeii!
ToHtMht-r prnt .MinTr.! HiUii ?
How waiting mir'rerm "lie..
A h-wrl i .-""' jtroftn nhroail,
Hii ti plrtinttvp Ante aitit rnill' rli.ift
Willi martial rl-irion n hlvt Mvon.:
Th hiillNj t wiriMii Mi-mla ImMly with
A nliwd'nl)nalf Jiihthe,
Whlift over nil tlir trnnipeta Ootei
Kmltatit trllof victory.
Yrtn tlptnir ivrd ih avraiti tcii.U -
To Innibn '.'MhuniW. llurk I lit rift id
Are rtlrrimr. isravea aiv opiutrii
"Tin the litnt tii'h'iiK ui'n tnnuprt ilrmi1 1
Tf.iw hoTcrinii han the ripM-tani tmif
on U t'rentton' oi,i"pri .nl witu- !
Ji tm ah ( oinrn t If lit thirmirr'a roll,
Utr Mm bow all llrn( t.iluua,
Kow. -O il tui-atliti-ir wnnln he fp' k
Tolttttnfin hpurtp. which In mMIihi- aw..
Bow rtuwn tt I'wvir, Hm. with on volt e
bUoiit IU)U liljih'n U the Curd!
Tlii pnn of Mala ulninu Hip Ij rc,
Apollo tllTli tl Hit VimMi1mi
While tm n th rtn i'hmrn dm pi" rel
I'm. rnnnr.l thp oweclly pl.'intive Rule,
A jin-ater l'n hp ho rwvti
fruathm'a lort kip voice.
Ami hi-l yeiirnhm hum m t.ni!
Mir Earth with Heati-ii rrjoicr-.
Hl-itdinlnp nmlr nf thr nMor
Oertlta iioMrt tli-mnil iiuit.l
Thai tn' tnti-'M heir l'r itl"iri"i)(r
' 1. r-p In h r lovirt wi1h I mtf pr,..tr
, M it"' li'r that Woii-r of lTii-u-
Tho-e ll'tl) 'Dirt Mn tn thr ftn-1
Oh I let my loiin,! ol drink in
J'hf ii'iin 1 ilu tl wni) i lmir!"
Ii' h her s Mi' ,iit mi:T''l nl.iinh
Wlm Wt pp'..reil to tn-r In pruynr.
Hi' l hi iH-il Imt t.vr-cntninf. tt t-hf hour.!
Cri-i I mi' nt p1! llinnii h Hie ulr.
Ht r Hun uul Miim iIh l avi tily lliwl -
Tin' r'liiii: S-'iiwuiH- iln nml nu'iit
The I' iiil now- tin- fr. aimI tnrni
Thw rtw uti'l r.itn-il-irkii' u-1 liiihl
MouutitliiR ni.l hlllp. nntl 'l Tr- IhiturP
r'niiiitiilim mnl nin :itn -pc-ip, r.-k ami wooi!
Th" will-hi Mr&viti, an-1 Inloii'l l nrtli
1'ntiibd (ox), thf in n ITnl mnl pMil I
In lornlin p!i- punk tl.'Wii,
'Ainl now, 0 1 mil'-1, i( i tim lii-ar
Thwlit'f hinhi i." el"- et h l,
"It inic in.-.M f"rmrt;0 i ;ir."
With j'"tl nn itil tlti'li he c.Hi-lit,
Whom lta;th-Tit i'-pt P"l ln'irrl;
Mf.iRiin1 mnl munlirr In hi liuud
lu vll-in plm-itl, mnl ttit n rtiin 1.
An pthlii'o (tf Ii:iriintii' ft
4'Athrftral-liko, In- nuri il, win lire rantf
In ono tu'4 or-tl'in vnhv f prTi
TIic 'trni whirh the mu" li xniur.
Thru, nil tfivat 'hrifit'ui'in intoih l
lift lulty '( hi- M-l l
Toiri thr blii'llnif Inimim pmil;
Itut whf ii nl H wrmit'iit Uic rrv,
"Hf conii fi I tin i- !" r.'M, .1 ihroiirh the sir,
ThopplrltP of ih N:tinl altoi
Ciiiiotlown, mnl hi il votUti tm'k
TIhm'IIW inii ol KliTiiitl love.
Kirth ami H'-avt-n brrain'i min holr I
Th mini'T at th ti tnplr lxr
Klitxik. when he Kii'tn-l to ) ivr thr Irunip
1'nH'latni the ily wUt-n liitj'O la o'er.
Crllia fltih fully rc"''ei1.
F'r min hihlioiiii'l the Hahit'a citiiitniinhii),
Thf (lirilinn I 'titty, th irrl
hf all who ok the Hplrtt'M 1Tu1in.
'What At ml I I t-ll," n.u.l thc, MIuh kIii.iiii
I f harmony, wlnrh Ileum thP a
UMii tin wnti'M lo thai hr:ul pa
Whire all tu mity ih'th nHV
MARY BAYARD CLARKE.
The Latest Raid—Massacre on the
Upper Salina—Horrible Scenes.
Correspondence of the N. Y. Tribune.
Si'ii.man fiii:i'K,' Lincoln Comity, Kun
wis, .(lino H.- J,at Kililmlh o)itil inii tly
on tho nt-ttlonu'iitH of llm I'ppcr Nilifm.
lliunorH bml imli'i-.l n iichnl IIick Imrdrr
Ha'tlh'iiicutM of iiiili.ui il('ri'il.itioux on Hit
liliu'iiuil Hi iiil)lii un Kivrrx, mnl nnir
Fort Hiivh, n li w 1iivh Ik I'orr, Imt tin''
vro not generally lu liovrd. Many IIi-Mh
of corn liai I I'ts u plmili il. Soino wlit ut
mnl otlirr t;miu wiih looking I'mi'. Ni w
J'.ini(,'iiuilH wtv iionriiiK in, mid iimny of
tlie IiohiIh of Iniiiilii H luul U'ft thi ir women
nml rliil.lrni to nit' ml lu-incMH nt tlie
I .mnl Ollii'n or jirouurt' liruxisiuiiH lit S.iliim
4") uhIim 'ilihtimt.
UwiiH luti' in tl nfh-riioon wlnu two
mi'ii niiiiHil AlvcrHon ami '.fip r were ilriv
inK Willi n liorxc Itiuu Ikwu tlio valley of
Siilniaii Cu t k. Kimic i ij;lil mil. k fruiu it m
limit Ii, when lln y k.iw ii 1m1v of uriiu'il
un n, rilling ly fmirs in Ti tular order lie
hind tlieni. At lir.t tliey llioiiht tliiin
HoldierH. Tliey w re iilmiit ."i0 in iimnlier,
lind uh they ajiroaehed lioreoll' toward tin
lnlU in pasNiiiK the uaon, keening liulf
in ili distant until the y hu t ot In low thi ni
on the valley, ulieii tliey liroko and eliai'ed
on the twonu n a(l tlm uii;;on. Tin n tin re
WU4 ii rare lor litu. The IniliaiiH wheeled
iiud I'ireled roiilid tho living wa'nin rH.
One of tliemheld the reinx anil lilted the
home it lh pillop, Inle the other held
' arillu n iuly tor any thai lniht uiiroacli
too Uiair. Atler ni vei.il iiiileH raeu they
ruuehed the timlii r, and, lOiuiiiloiiitii; the
team, exeaiied lliMiih the lirnnh with thi
rilleN, where thn InrliuiiH did not cum to
follow them. A hhort ilittiticn down tho
creek, u tiwnitn ami Ium w ile, in iMimlay
drHMi, win'u wulkni" out. They Wcm Hiir-
ronmled and killed on (ho prairie. Their
little Imy hudhecii n nurmiT of n mile, he.
Inmt tlii in. He ran liaek to it iliii'-ont, or
adotit hoiiHe, and reported that the IndiaiiM
were Killim; inn lalher unit iiioiiier. hever
ul l.imihi H ehiKten d into the ail.. hp mid
clortcd the d"or, and t tin Indiana were nti
lililo to cll.'ct an i litr.ilu u. A hwnlh
Mllv urHinitl.'lioin Cliir i(;o, named l' terHoli,
hud uone Homo iliHtaneu down the creek,
mid the liittwp'd i 1 1 ii nit i h of tho ndolio
hoped llfl wiih in Reared of help. Aliont
miiidownthe ImlianHiipproiielieil the a.l. .he.
. nntl one who could xpi ak Kiilinh, thn
the Swede' Imota icjaniKt the door, iind
called nut with outh-i 1ht the iiiiiii'h hoilv
, wimhl lie f. .mnl down tho road. Kuwait
ucurly cut in pierex. At iil.cmt the mime
hour in the ufteriio.ui, a party of Hi xur
roiinded a h. III. l' hi.ie i: at tho month
Kpilmaii Creek (on tho the Kalina.) An old
Swede mid hiR two houh Raw theui coiuiiiK
and took relume with the two lauiilieH
tho hoiiHC. He drove oil the Indiana with
ii Khiit'nn. Almiit tho Hiiinu hriiir of the
day a Miinilar party, evidently part of thono
who had rhancd AIvitmim au lionr curlier,
eniurKe.l Imui tho IiiI k Ik Iuhii Spilmau
mid Hull Foot CiecliH, chiihinn two tli-r-uiuuiion
horHihaek. Am they leached thu
rulley of the S.ilimi thu UennaiiH were
overtaken, riddlrd with ain.wn, au.l tauten
to death with war ulubH. Theso two lueu
werv Imt recently from Ijiiueiibnrli, Han
over.. One of tin m wamiaiui d Wmhel.uiid
hia wife, a In autifiil viiuiiK woman, waa
cameil off, and in now in tho hauda ol thu
in lull view of tho Kouno of Kluuehter
thtf uuhaiiliv GeruiaiiH were several Iioiikch,
At one ol thend were JfrK. Ahh lillen,
youiiL' and umi rieil woman, her h.ihe, mid
tiirne othrir i hildreu, rcupectivcly thn
Bix, mid uino viuirs. Another woman,
. Aim. Kui.lrt, with her lathy Win in
Uoiiho. The hurilnii.d of thn latter Was
the Lund OlhYe, 75 iiiiIoh ihnliilit. Alder
dice, topether with the two MeasrH, ilou
,. deron and Mr. blei T, wi i. ut Salinn.
Biileu diMlunt, fcttiii proviHioim. In the
hoiiHe wero ti couple of Irishmen, 'I'henu
were armed, but ntiirleil for thrir hnrney,
which were down In tho bi nd. The wo
Uiu implorud tin ui to xtay, but torrifled
lit their Uiht, uud without think
ing ... tlu.it their prenteat Rafety
wun ill thnlimiKe, thev nathored
their children nini 111 ml. MrH. Kiiida had
'. lmr baby in her anna, and took Mm. Alder-
i ilico'u econd child oi her hack. Mrn. Al
. dordico, with her bubo at the l.reant and
another at her Imek, mid her little boy uud
prirl at her ni.lo, Blurted w ith the "other.
tltut tluwu bulinu lliver. From the
bend where tho house Hton.l to the lint
point of tiiiilirr wna a pruirio Btieteh
thro iiuirtein of mile. Km they had
:l txuveruud u K'fit jioi-tinu of it, tho In. haim
aaw theu and purniied. Wlmt i nine for
life I Ah they lenrhed tho iioiut of tiiuliur
the'ImliaiiK were cloae on tliem. Tho chil-
v droa wore tirwl, mid the woman ox haunted.
v', "I oun uo nofurUier," cried tlio unhappy
. . Mrn. Alilnrilieo. 'liublo lniiRer to l"ar
thodoublo burden, and Mrunt to 'tttve
j her owu biilie, MrH. Kiu.ln put down
the other child, mid preBuinn her bubo to her
lirottat tlew forward, croHNod the Saliuu Uiv
cr, uud hid iu the uudurKrowth mideHcuHid,
revhiiig Hcheiuiuorhoru' riuich with bleed
ing feot late that n.;lit. 'ot r Mr. Alder
dice. SiilTOiiiidrd byhnr little (Children h1i
naw tho Indians tpinoach. l.iftiu(t hor two
ynniiKCHt nntr Iibt ortaR she made ft hint
cftnrt. She wm Riirroiuided. Her three
Hdnt oluldren were Rhot beforg her eye.
Mm with hnr babe wereplaood on ft bono,
nnd an tho child's hood w iir found, bloody,
ft short dintnneo oft, it 11 learod tliftt it, too,
was slain, but curried oil dead on Its moth-
r r bosom. Her eldest, nlioy ot nine years,
lmd four balls ftml nn nrrow thronh him,
but ia still nlivo, mid it is hoped will recov
er. Tho othrr twohiwn been buried.
About tho tinio of tho first attack throe
Indian horsemen bad cnllniwil doin the
S'lliiin AiiIIpv Irom Snilman t recK, nciow
Hull Foot, Hi no other following niifr. ui
tho three flrit, one nppe ired to lio A chief
or lnvdiT. He was itayly dn-nsed In hi
hesd wrs n pluino of f atlierH. Jtesidn his
how ftlirl rtow nu ,i revolver, no iiau n
brii'ht Bteel-luvlded liinen nnd ft filuclil
leeked with plates I silver. Jio was nn
..i.l limn Thev sumiunileit one or two
hnnmn, but when UiO InniRlea nlnned dm
,1a n,l i.remro.l fur I elellHC tUOV Stitlll
-r,..l nn anv horsca they eouhl llnd, nml
Near the Iiouk; of Sir. 1 lemnicisson, two
miles below andimhoe h, two noy ot n
nnd ! cnrn, onn n son of Mr. KtrnUKo. nnd
ihn nlher of n Mr. .Sniontz, were on
. . . II ....
the pr.nue, n (uiiiiler oi n nine imui in n
tliicLou'x hoiiKO. The three Indians rush
ed nu tho biivs. StraiiLOR mm tin y linmo
ilmti lr btaiiicd Willi ft war clnli, ft IriiKtncnt
of which lav U'Hidii his body. Tlio other
lu.v uilh nn arrow tlirmiuli his back, ibvi
in lii bo.lv. lied toward tho linmo. In
th it house were milv women nnd rhildr'n.
Aiirtln r boy of Mr. StraiiaeR, nliont in
ymlH of i'c.e, Reix'd ft rule met lallicil mil,
ioll.iwed by another child bill fi, wlm bore
thu pnw.ler-horu and ball pnneli. AR the
hi.nof Mr. Smoot. ran sen amiiu; ummiiii
them, tho bov rnised his ntlo on tho ueiu--
ost Indian, uud thev lied back.lhilR permit-
tiiiK the wounded boy nml Ins rescuers to
rein h Ilemlrii kvon's cabin iu safety.
While this wnsi.'oinK on, ftnothor Rettler,
n Mr. ShaetVi r, with hiH yi.iui(.'twil.; nnd
el. lid, were diivitiK alonj; the IbiiulriekR
Held. They had been down the Valley
mime miles that Sunday, on ft viait. Ah
thev crosHod tho Suliliu nt n briilo lliorn,
Mr.' Shiietler had nbsei ved n company of
cavalry in cauiii. Ilonrinq thelmys wream
and seeiiii; tlio horrid scene, Sliaellur
w heeled Ins homos nnd (,'allopcd baek.wlth
the non to the military camp, scarcely n
quniter of n luilo oil. It was ft full com
pany of tho "til Cavalry, Well ritiippod
and' mounted. It Reems (hut they
weru over from Ilarker InintiiiR stray
horx.'H. I'lieir viKilanoo could not have
been i-reiit. Sulne of the ho1.1i.ts had Rcen
the nartiiR of Indians, but did not know
what thev were. When Mr. Shaetler pnve
the alarm, in ft Hhort time the trooiiers t,'ot
their horses nnd moved nflcr Hie ImlianK,
willi all the method ho exiuisitely military.
In ah out ft mile they came oil the thlee In
diaiis in a ravine, where they were trying
lo lariat (ho horses they had ruptured,
Bomo twenty In number. Instead of char,'-
iiil' nt once upon tlieni. tlie oiueer uis.
mountoil UU men. Rent back his
burst h, foiineil n lino of battle, mid
oiieiitd no vo if lifter volley on
thn throe Indian's. Tho old Indian
Ht iirco :itKI vitrds ol), Rliisik his shield ili li-
itntlv ut Iheiii. He and hi two compau.
ion Had. lied Irchli horse from thorn- tliey
Iind raptured iliirinr tho fHilade, nml rode
off. Tho cnvnlry wero then remounted and
ordered tn follow; but by Huh timo thu In
diitns had. of course, moved oil. Alter a
two Ii.hii-h' hunt, tho cavalry returned to
ritnin. Arxt inorniniT, wun all too iioisch.
tliey Htnitou niter llio iniiians, croHHtiii me
divide uorthw cHt to Salt Crock, and thence
ivh they croHscd to the Solomon Hivcr, they
ciiiiio on a nnrlv of IndiaiiM, ns tliey th" t,
ton Htroni' tn itllai-K, Ii II urck on nan
Crock, mill H. lit to Hays ami li nker for it
Duritiu all tho nluht belweon Hnhbatli
mid Monday, settler from tho upper uud
remote creek wero roming in. Haiti tires
bla.ed on the hill hilU, uviilnnlly kindled
by tho Indians tn concentrate their force
oil dihi overiiiK' the jinuiiuity of the Iroop.
I'p to this day cieht bodies have been
buried. Mrs. Wihhel mid Mr. Alderdieo
nud her I .nl. i. are in the hands of the In
ilium. .Most ol tho Be tt lei have come iu
lo the inoiitli ol this creek nml to l'.lkhorn,
nml not it lew, learliil of further ditlicully,
have tied tiiS.ilm.i tin wifi ty.
TriKips aro itlU r the ludians, who ran
eu-ily Hi e mid nvoid them. Tin se ai'pear
to have been Sioux, Cheyeune, and Arapiw
hm. I li uili that they are niiiil teininn
up tho track at Mini. lull. What will the
(invi riinii lit do?
The Autocrat of the Household.
In le he. I iu
the litthi Sovereign, with illl
iipou Iter brow, Jl.-r tiny
nil ininiitis hinee was tenil.lv
u "white hiiuull," is daiutilv
piiittd by the soft li'liin-brealh; thojii arly
dimpled hands, that w ere just nowclcneht
in doublli ss a "righteous indigmiliou," are
lying like I lls of matchless sculpture upou
the gay crutllo-ipiilt; and under soino skirts
euibiiiidered with nil the fondness ftud
fonlUhucs of maternal love, I ruteli
glimpse of n.se-tipprd tiw that have for
gotten their hUinny ukshuII upon the of
fomling t raillu-fnot, uiul now ucKthi to.
,'ether iu cnehantiug reposu. Sliiuiherinir
little v.. I. iino, llllhil teuii(i.t, sleep-coll-ipiered
tymnt - there you are I
llnw she lords H over ns ! Talk about
in. nun-hie uud oligarchies docs uot this
litUn iiucouxriouH iiiieen wield n more
rigid and alisoluto Bccptro than was ever
waved from throne or palace? It her
hnlyship will ii, an- wn not to lino beloro
llio day has even thought ul coining up
the cast, mnl 111,1k. ! lier comfortable w it
tiollingH nud wnnn milk nu.l a journey
ft mile or so Imck mi l forth aer.s tho
chamber floor? And il she decides to
sleepy nt that most oul-door-ablo pint
mo imy, KiiiiKi I, are c uot to IiiikIi all gay
mid cheerful sounds, and hie away to
dim, Teli.;inus lilit of thn nursxiy uud as
sist hcrcapiioiiiux nerves iuUi liuuroiis ro
posei1 And then her forenoon imps: dowo
not rise from back-breaking posture
we havo "stooped to coinpier" her
Wakefuliieits--as breulhleHslv a
wo were playing jack wtones, lest
rustle of a giiniitut or tho creak of
shoo may iieni tintn tho thin crust
of her first sleep! With what trephliiluin
mid wiih wind rouse uiusuc. of failure
we ply her with playthings, on bland
ti iiiisuis, when there uro calls lo bo made
or jobs of shopping In attend to. ni.f with
whal serene contempt 1I00 she lliug tlieni,
one by onn, behind her I She sees throiiiih
iiililieo at a glance. Sho will have 110110
it. She know vou aro lilalniiinr nil cschiim.
iiiough you might sit beside her half
ntternoon mnt receive scurcely ft glauco
from her imiMTiul cvus, you ii'nderlako
put ou your bound and you Leeiniio nnd
denly iluur. You aig cried after, and
Buttle tho business. You put the bonnet
away ami romo back to your ftllegiaueo.
Terrible Haby I
Hut hist I There, ia a perceptible utiivcr
iu toes and fingers. There is au intlicatiou
of disunion in tho eyelids. Lot every
breath bo hushed I Itot-k, nsik millly
gently ns a zephyr roeks the topmost bough
of tho willow; mnl uiug iu your temlurcst
voice tho faintest dream of a lullaby 1
go. Her Majesty will take only a cat-nap
this morning, llor loft our tingle
tells hor Homebody ia Haying Uul thing
her. , One of her umny ulteiidniit fairies
twigs tho little gold ourl lying upou
forehead and tells her that her subiertH
going to steal uwiy and do tho marketing
iM luro sue wukes, aim ut that sun slorui.
Two blight eyes siuhli nly Jlv oin n. A
liiinulivn hmul thrust itself upward.
small Toieo distinctly urticalatea "Ah
iiti .'" am tlie great autocrat of tho house
hold is iiwukCT-ivTu'ii; (t'meei.sii.
Tho (icuorar O'llonnell, wiio died
cently while speaking in the Spanish
was not tho Marshal O'Donuell, Count
of l.uoeuji and iiiike ol J uuiuii, who
ured ao. largely iu ull tho revolutionary
movements in Spain lor Rome lorly years,
tor lie illeit a early a the autumn ol
Neither could he have been the Marshal's
ou, fur he left only ono child, a daughter11
Oliiehns Reventy-two checio itctorioft. ,
Tlieto nre said lo be no sonp birds in
California. - - " ' A 1
- The Southern Methodist rhnrrh has
r.0.1,5'.tli white, nnd 32.0S5 colored members.
--Tho totl meiuhorHhii) of tho Society
of Friend in nil parte of tho world is rsti
Hinted nt 82.IHKI. .
Two pnlilio bittha (tro to be rrecled in
Now York, for which tho ICRislntnro una
Hartford Conn., la to liftT it rink
which will scat 0.IKK1 persons, nccommo
dnta MiK) skaters, nnd cost r.'O.IXH).
" '--A Kentucky Toller. .TihIro flnrol ft man
five dollnra nnd' costs for the rrimo of kis
sing ono of his own rcx in tho street.
Tho rilizein of Santo Fc. Now Mexico,
recently held ft meeting to pay tributo to
tlio memory or "Kit" t nrson.
. Two ivitioemen wero nrrcHtod in Chica
un on Moiulav for nssault nml buttery. No
wonder that t'hiniKO ia n disorderly city,
A ynntifl Tnnrricd wommi was found
drowno'd In her own lstth in ChicitRO on
Monday. Kho is RiippxiRcd to hnve lallen
ill nn epileptic nt.
Tho original Mrs. Hloomcr, wife of the
Mayor of Council Mull's town, long since
ipii't her peculiar dress for the more ronioly
liatnt worn ny oilier women.
A shoestring snvrd ft little Rirl's lifo In
Now llnveii, the other day. It caught on
a nail ns she fell out of n third RUry win
dow, and hold her from death until iiHsisl-
Mica came. '
-Smitu Anna is li inp t Fort Flute, In
the 1-latid of llayti, where bo oocuiiies
liimsilf writing tho history of his life.
Ho will, however, return to MtRtco Islmid
ill July. i.r
The tug (loodiiow wna airuck by thn
bark KunVBide, on Iittko Huron, Monday
ni;h', and sunk. Loss, $1.',0('. The crow
- lloolh, thn nssiwHin will not Rlny dead,
tho Cliited Stntcs Marshal nt Clevelnud
reeelveil a ilisnatch from Canton. Ohio, the
other day, iuforniing hint that 1 tooth had
nutdu Ian iippenruuco iu that plaee.
Itooth'a Theater Is now tho only one in
New York in which anything In tho least
approaching tho legit imato. drama ran be
seen, t in ts ft luisiuKP, tno ici-iiiiiniie
dniinn ran bo Ri-on in nuy western Hunter.
Tho Kussian Chnrrh at Hitka, ALika
Ti rritorv, wnn recently robbed of ft copy of
the Hiblo richly RtuddeJ Willi valuable
Rtones, rrosses mnl other ornaments, nlto
gctlu r Kiiid to bo worth $2lMHK.
- In tho carden of Thomas Alkins, iu
Middlelowii, Conn., is it peony in full
bloom, the root of which was brought
from F.ngland more than two hundred
yours ago. its pedigree hits bcuii carefully
preserved ill tho family.
The body of tho insurance rlerk, Frank
F. Wooilhall, reported missing soino days
ni;o iu New York, was found Hunting near
Heillne' IhIiiihI. Hi faco was gushed mid
briusod, having no tloiibl that ho was nmr
A lloston paper insinuates that the
reason that Aiuaiula Craig got her verdict
for $1(H),(HK) diuimges Is that half tho jury
have unfilled tor ili vnm w iu onh r to miirry
tho lilamtill'aliil hor money. This is uot
The inny worm 1h represented ns
threiiU uiuz Central Illinois. I ho Mnl loon
Journal says they aro destroying whole
flcMs or roru 111 t oloa roiinty; ami that
chinch bugs are thick north of Charleston,
nnd appearing in other phut'.
A woman in Troy, N. Y., lias produced
n m-udlcworkcil picture .of Washington,
containing nearly 7im,ikm slitclies. It wa
rallied oil' and won by l'mf. II. M.Coleninn
of Vnssar Collogo. Tbreo hundred tickets
wero Kohl at $1 each.
A NowY'ork Infly recently ordered a
troussenu at Stewart' for her daughter's
doll, w hich received a complete out lit iu
under clothing, silk ami lace, Ono of tho
articles ordered was nn India shawl, minia
ture size, nt :t. nud ft hu-o handkerchief
was valued nt -l'J.
Miss F.uiily Jndsnn Harris, a graduate
of the Kverett School, will read tho ieclar
ntioii of Independence nt the coining celu
brat ion ol' tla) Fourth or July in lloston.
Shn is the daughter ot tho President of tho
A duel wns fought, Sunday niorning,
at Lundy'a Ijine, ('nuadn, between the edi
tor of n Spanish paper, at New Vork, and
11 Cuban. Thn latter was shot through
both legs, mid his wound nro serious.
An article styling Cubans cowards was tho
Much excitement is manifested by the
people of lleiiloualid Washington counties.
Ark., uu the subject of mining iu Honton.
The lead specimen. aro very lino and rich.
The silver assays fl'A) per ton- tho gold is
Kparsely Rcattered. Many hundreds of peo
ple nre Hocking to tho mines.
- Tho artesian well at St. Louis i pro
bably tho deepest in the world, it has
already K en sunk to the depth of It.T'Jl
feet, uud 110 11. iw yet. At Louisville they
went down 2,!IIK) n ot. The great urtesiun
Well iu Paris is l.KOO feet fleep, and tho wa
ter is hot enough lor washing dollies and
iliahoH without further heating.
Tnmn count v, Iowa, has fur Iiuconlcr
a one-legged soldier; for Clerk, a crippled
soldier, aud cx-Aiiilersonvil lo prisoner; for
Deputy Heeorder, a crippled soldier; for
Auditor, surveyor, rwiorilt, Deputy suorilt,
and Deputy Treasurer, each a soldier, ami
a crippled soldier for Court II.iuho janitor.
Oil tho farm of W. Pom-son, iu LTbridgo
township, Illinois, stands it uiammoth red
l.vi-eh tree that on tlio ground forms two
distinct trees, stands hix feet apart, the
uth Mill measuring tiltecn inches in
diameter. About thirteen fcut from the
fcioiiu.l the two uuito mid fin 111 one perfect
tree, Hint one nuiniroil loot high.
The Herald, of San Francisco, in nu
nrliele ou tho benefits of grain-growing in
l iilltoruiii, says that tlie cxhunsting system
of farming iu operation in Caliuiiuiahiis
already begun to be apparent in tho tle
rrcaao of crops. "Whero formerly sixty
bushel of wheat to the aero wero liro-
'dured, the maximum yield of lust summer
was only hi teen bushels.
The nodit fountain at IIulnilsild'H iu
New York, iuiuiiiicuso. He.mt about fin
I H HI, uud is ho largo that fifty people can
111111K 110111 11 at once. Ai.out it am elniirs
and so ins, on which ladies and geiitleiiien
cuu sit nud enjoy tho tlehelon hcvenii'o.
Mil icm tliuu b.lMX) porMuna dunk there
Jonathan Mingo died at Albion Mich
ft few day ago, aged sevonlv-Roven years.
Ho belonged to the Nari-Hgansott tribe
luuiuns, auawiu u liuonl ilewi udnnt
Kiug t'hilip; nnd, at the time of hi death
had iu liw possesi-ion tho powder-horn
which was taken from the body of that
noted Indian chief, when the latter was
killed. , ,
tha rucea nt ltochestor on Friday
last, between Mack and Huckskin, the
former won iu 2.XI. On tho same day
another ruoo between Sleepy Fred aud Flu.
ra, single dash, 4 mile, for a purse of aiHl,
was won by Sleepy Fred iu 'i seconds
Auuther Is-twoim. Limerick Hoy ami a ltoch
ester liorso, lialf inilo heat, for ft purse
film, was won by the former in fiiicooiidn.
' --Thi (Jnn volition culled ,y thoF.vangcliHt
clergy of Hit Pruievtuut Fpiseopul Chinch,
to take action in regard to the jiresent
condition of Hie church, commences
its RoRslrm-at tf-ocloek this morning,
Chicago. Tho convention will continue
through Wednesday and Thursday, and
possibly Friday, uud ita 'action will
look I'd for with deep interest, The attend
ance promise Id bo very large, both from
Chit-ago uud abroad. Among those who
will be present from the Fast are ltev.
Tyng (probubly Isith father and sou), lie?.'
Dr. Newton, of Philadelphia, the editor
the Kpiscopalian, Jay Cooke Ks.j , and
Miscellaneous Items. Political.
1iirH..it election in thetity pf Wnsli
ington serves the useful pnrpnso or Riving
forrrttBt of the fntera The riotons viola
tion or Inw, nnd resistnnre of the nnthori-
tion, thuattenipta of negroes rxuuuiiug nu
the Ravage nntnro of tho bnrbarinni they
aro, to kill persons of their own race for
exercising the citizens' right ol free thought
.ml frn ..linien: the election, nmidst scenes
of disorder in tho lintion'a capilnl that
would disgrace n community of Fiji-island-era,
of nnlettored lioot-bliicks, tablo-wmt-i
otn, porters, and chininey-Rwecpn, tho most
Ignorant oven of their cliisa, to tho respon
sible ofttoeR ot MnnioipsJ. government, such
nrcsomo of the early fruits of that iriosl
fills mid dangerous tf all humbtlgR, "uni
versal mnnliiKiil sulTmso "
Hut to such nrt and ueh tosnlts llio
wholnronntrv is rushing On Impelled by
the pariiuin IuhIr of thu most fanatical mid
unreasoning of men. "Loyal men shall
mlo," is tho party Shibboleth, nndasthc
party contains not loyal white men enough
to rnlo, a plea innht bo tlevistsl to Increase
it loyal nunihora by admission of the lately
emancipated negro slaves with nil their
dense ignorance, thoir rlisftnsting anpemti
tlona, their brutal and barlmrons instincts,
their' linthrilt, la.iucss, ami Tilth. Tho
plea has Ik-cii for soino time before-the
country; the results are just beginning lo
appear. . . . .,
It is a thankless hisk to nrgnongmiist the
prevalent fanatici m on tins am unci.
"Strike but hear," was the maxim of ft g n
oration nn longer in existence. Hmrina
has boon (Iwpoiisod with, and striking only
1 F II il... 11.1a. ni.t
Tfniains. tino inusi ioiiow uie nut-, ".-.
bellow that the ignorant Aliiean mu imrian
is as rnpable in the iMvcrning nnsinoss, n
tho i-itiii'iiteil American or Knropenn; must
for-snonr nlliiwnnoo to the linLilic weltare,
and be gnveriMtl by loyalty lo tho imrly;
must proclaim that the men wnn csiuoiisii
cd republican governnionl in America wore
tools, mm nun oniy inoiicrn imntiii"
wise; must denounce as nn ass ono of thr
most able statesmen the world bus pro
.1, I lor suvilHl that "Otivoniniont is ft
inoHt pructiciil thing, niaiio lor inn nnppi-
ness of mankind, and not funnsli art ft
(.pectaclo ol' nnilVinnity to grainy ine
siln iiios f tiHionary politiciiuiR." F.d
nmnd Hurko is dcail Mid Charles Snuiner
lives. The dinner is engaged only in tho
interests of humanity, but tholntlor bus un
dertaken lo mnungo tho intrront of Je
hovah. O110 tluds it n little difficult to suppose
that tho interest of Jehovah, or of human
ity, cither, wero well served in the recent
Washington election. Hut to donbt it is to
be disloyal. One, Iheroforo must nssert
that theie Uivver was uinro dignified, or
derly, and august exhibition of loyally, In
the iiet of governing than that election af
forded', that the nation's rapitiil never be
loro witnCHSOtl so sublime ft spoctnclo of in
telligence, aobriely and wisdom engaged in
determining tho public destinies; that
never before were chosen men so capable
and worthy of official station ns tho l-.thio-pian
boot-blarks aud rliiniiiey swcep who
were elected to govern the city ol Washing
ton ! (ilorions spccUiclti 1 Sublinio apoth
oosis of e nliediteiiod nnd progressiva Amer-
iea ! Hv nil means I'ivn us some more
the same sort. Ix-t us liuvo thiugs as they
"ought to bo." Ho shall nothing inoro
needful to our piosprrily ns a nation, or
our happiness ns a people.
More Denunciation of Grant's Appointment.
Tho two Chicago rival radical newKjia
ners continue their mischievous attacks on
Orant'a appointments, nnd they will not
"havo peace." The Tribune assails tho re
appointment or Uusscl Jours as minister to
liclgliim, niter lie nail oeen rcjecieil njr ine
Senate, ami styles 11 1101 oniy a very 00
ieeti.mal alitioinlllll tlt." but ft 'delhiurrt of
thoKcuntc. It suggests and advises that
Jones be rejected by the Senate, ami add
It run hardly bo expected that Mr. Jones
Blionld now tin ronltrinrii, or mill 1110 rMin-
nto shonhl ftton ahort of rcn cting him out
right in which event the country win un
derstand that the President has to bo hu
miliated. In miy controversy grow ing out
of tho second noiuinutiou of Mr. Jones,
the advantage will all be on the Hide of tho
Sennto; and it is singular that both the
President ami the Secretary ol Slato do not
are tho pittall betoro them.
Tho Chicago lu publican has also a
chronic iiiowl at the wny the ndininislration
is managing iillairs, and speaks of this Jones
ntlair as follow:
We bclicvo tho poiuilar sentiment in Chi
cago and the Ninth west, is almost unani
mous (hat the uoiniuatiou was an improper
0110 in tho lust instance, mm oceanic
doubly so npou repetition. The cordiality
of a man's relations with tlm president
should never bo niiiJn a test for his fitness
for liny "other ollice m the gilt of Iho
We only slip in ft query, partly by way of
comment. Should a mail who la ut lor
President, have "cordial relations" with
man v ho arc so unglaringly unfitted for oven
the minor post in tho government ? As
lor the balance, this IS It rutlicm ipiarrci
let tin in tight it out.
Tho sluto executive committee of the
conservative party in Virginia- havo issued
nn nddres to thu eleclora ill view of the
coming election iu that stale, The party
propose to ilclcnt Hiich obnoxious provis
ions of the roust. tutiou: framed by tlio lute
convention at liichmonil, ns may be pre
sented separately, nnd to secure Iho eliH.i-
I1011 ot proper persons to tho legislature,
who will Inline law to bent-lit thu people
at large, and not only ft few interested in
dividuals. 'I ho lil ineliml tiL'ht Will ho upon
Iho test oath uud disfranchising clause of
tho consiitniioii, K victory nr tlio con
servative 111.011 these points, iu tha lull
gnago of the address, w ill "forever Rocuro
to tho virtue, intelligence and property in
rcHtHoftho community their legitimate
iiilliiem e. It will einpowor thoso who pay
tho taxes to levy and expend thorn, thus
fiuatr .til.g thei ranizeil spoliation w hich n
coinhinnlii.il of negroes, iiiuperH aud
wnrthlcsH udvenluror would otherwise
have inflicted, it will confer the power of
chungii or repeal over tho constitution it
self, which, under Iho system of exclusion
it designed to perpetuate, would havo boon
forever imsiHHibhi." The address expres
ses the purpose of tho party to bo to allow
the blacks their rights ami protect tliem Iu
the exercise of their privileges, but to resist
the proposed encroachments upou the
rights ol tho whilo ciUy-ena.
Tub lUriicAi, newsiai'ra m otiloil Jv
erdy Johnson, our late minister tn F.ng
laud, aud drove him from ollice, hecuutto
he proved hiiuucU' as good a diner out us
Ii 1 was a diplomatist. Now their darling
J. Lothrop Motloy.-who partti hia hair iu
the middle, haa begun his ministership by
tho Hiuno coune,NUirtod oil' with a dinner
and speech at Ijverpool, the day lifter his
arrival, and has boou following it nn since.
This fact however, ia noticeable, " His
spcocht aro such icholurly twaddle as
riy iwauiiio ns
y I suyit. while JoIiiikoi, h were adapted
to tho occasion, practical, and inspired by
good common stume. :
TiiKiiK is A little 11 11 pleasant liens in the
happy family of radicalism iu Oeorgiu.
For some timo the uegroiw uud scalawags
have boon murdering tlio carpet-baL'L'crs.
aud trying to charge their work upoa thai
nebulous nucertiiin myth, the Kuklux, mid
now the factions have fallen to calling each
othur bard names. The Atlanta Now Kra
lately complimented tho fellow who runs
the Macon Hupuhhian. a "thn most faith
ful liar and blackgnard pi the United States'
which la to huV tha least, alightly extrava
gant, considering tho immense nuuiber
peoplo ol tho smuii geuenil character, anil
aiipiueiitly equal attainment, scattered
through the WaiIo,
. 1 ----aj-a---M--a----T--
Hendricks County (Indiana) Toor Asv
liuu has ft bright old lady who wa
Veins old last rrmny. iter memory is ex-
eellent eoiiOofiiiug events of her early life.
Hho remember vividly tho seeneu of
Revolution aud of tho war of 1HPJ, stands
straight, and walked a ball mile on the
THE HALLOW EVE MYSTERY
A LEGEND OF THE BLACK HILLS.
CHAPTER L THE BERNERS OF THE BURNING HEARTS.
"Tlirlr lnvn wnn llko Itn- lava It 10.I
- - 'm baraAU) Una's brciut ol usine
Nonr the end or ft dark autumn-iliiy, not
many years nir". ft yonng rouplo. reluming
from their briifnl torn-,' arrived by wleAuiHr
nt the old city or Norfolk; nnd, taking ft
hack, drovo directly to the best inn.
Tho gentleman registered himself nnd
his party na Mr. ami Mrs. Lyon Pernors,
of Hlack Hall, Virgininnnd two servants.
'u shall need a private parlor nnd
chamber rommniiicnling for our own use,
and a couple of bcdrooinsforonrRorvants,"
anid Mr. Homers, as lie Lauded his hut and
rano to Hie bowing waiter.
"Certainly, sir. what, would yon line
for lea?" asked tho landlord.
"Oh, anything you please, so Hint it Is
nice mid neatly served, -saM Sir. Homers,
with a aliuhtlv'imnatielit Wave of his liitnil
its if ho would havo boon rid of his oIiho-
nnioua host. ' 1
"Ah, hal ftnylhilig I plraso I It is eitsy
to aoo what ails him. He lives upon love
just now; but ho II oar morn about Ins hill
or biro ft lew wcokr nenoo, eniiesieo inn
landlord. Its ho left the public parlor to ex
ecute bis gnost'a orders. ,
The bridegroom was no Rooner lefl nlono
with his bride than he sealed hor in thn
easiest arin-chnir, nnd begun with nll'eclion-
ate real to untie her bonnet Btnuysunil uu
clitHii her Inaiitlo. - . . '
"You make my niBld ft nsolraa np
pendngo, dear Lyon," naul the littlu lady,
siinliiiL' nn iu bis yoa. "You Ime inc
ho much, denr Lyon I Von love me no
iniieh 1 Y'et not too uiilih cither I for oh I
if von should ever cense to lovo mo, or
even if yon wore ever to lovo inn li., I I
- daro "lint think what I shonhl do I" sho
mnttcrod in ft long, deop, shmldering lone.
"Why, Sybil, my wifo you beautiful
mad creature I You nro ft truo daughter of
your lions I A Horner of the burning
heart! A Hornora of whom It lias been
said, that it ia almost as fatal to be loved
aa to bo hated by"
Suddenly in tho midst of Iheir converso
they heard the sound of weeping low,
deep, heart-broken Weepiug.
I loth pnnseti, lookoa nt eucu oilier, aim
The son ml Roeinod to romo from n room
on tho opposite side of the passage to their
"What i that?" inquired Sybil, look
ing up in her husband's faco.
"It rcciiis to bo Rome woman in distress,"
"Oh I ai-o w hat it la, tlcur, will you I en
Sho was hci'soir so happy, that it was
really dreadful to bo reminded just then
that sorrow should exist in this world at
Jtut if sho roulil have foreseen the woo
that wns to come to herself.to hor husband,
nnd to the object of her sympathy, alio
wool. I luivo m i.i 1 .vmi i.a.-H, as wun ine
grip of fato, from ttio mission on which sho
now Rent him.
For tho weoiier wiih ft bountiful woman
a deserted w ile - llann-d Kosit lilondellu,
who, although but ft few day landed from
tho vessel t bleu hail brought Iter from
'.urope. bad been robbed of hor towels
nnd money by hor husband, and then left
to hnr faui iu that Norfolk hotel.
Sybil was deeply moved by this lady's
story, nnd insisted on taking Mrs. HI011-
lelle homo w ith her to iilack Hall, and
Mr. Hcrners gavo his assent to her wishes.
Hut before thev got ready lo set out on
their journey. SvbU bitterly repented of tho
arrangement. Mrs. lllomlelhi was so cu-
rlinntingly lovely that Mr. Heiners nt once
began to yield to her charms; nnd Sybil,
for the first tunc, saw bim pay thn homage
of admiration to other beauty than her
This kindled the fires of jealousy in hor
heart, mid by tho time tliey reached llluck
Hall, those tires had become funned into
an iuextiuLMiishnble flame.
And no Homers hint ever boon known
givo nn object of jealousy.
liluck Hull tho nl Hide or Mr. nml Mrs.
Homers was ft palatial old Virginia mansion,
situated in tho heart of tho Hlack Valley,
few milea from Hlurkville, the oouutry
town. It Iind been in Mrs. Horner's family
for generations, and was renowned for tho
scenes of guycty and hospitality which lmd
transpired Pencil 11 lis r.s.r.
Airs, iternrrs, tno last ot lu.r race,
givo Vent to tlio emotions of hnr restless.
jealous heart, resolved to rciuitiigiirato the
lestivities or tlio ol.len time, nml lor thai
purpose announced it mask ball for the en
sning A II-1 billow Lvo, nnd nt once act
about getting nil things in readiness
Ono ilav whilo she wiih absent ut Hlack-
ville, making purchases, Lyon nnd Pidkii
became so absorbed in ono another, ns
beeomo oblivions of the entry of Mrs.
Wintcrosu, the old housekeeper, who
found tlit-11) Hitting closoly side by Ride.
her hand olanied in his. On Sibil's re.
turn, the old housekeeper ih-senbed this
scene to her, 'villi many exaggerations.
The revelation seemed to freea Sybil into
ice. . .. 1 . 1
OU, nuihrari! my teart!" alio moaned.
turning deathly pale. Ami then, alter
long silence, she bitterly added, "Deceived!
Itelruyeil I Hcorned I Laughed at ! Well,
Welti sho continued, nodding grimly:
"well, well, since tleceit ia the fashion
tho day, 1 too will be iu tho fashion; I loo
will Weill a mask of smile.! Hut behind
that mask, I will watch I -Oh, how I will
watch I Not at my fancy-ball nlono will
pl.v a part, but Iwlorn it, and, porhii,
iirtir II! Nona shall titer know how 1 watch,
what I see, until I descend with thn fell
Rwoop of the eagle. And henceforth h
me remember that 1 am a ditughtor of the
house ol Hcrners, who never failed a friend
or spared a loo. . Aud oh, let the spirit
inv lather support 1110, tori must Ksni'iti!
until I can avj:niik !" -
And oh I could those trillnr with sacred
lovo- thoso wiindoret on the brink of
fearful abyss - have aeon tho look of hor
face theu, they would have fled from ouch
other forever, rather than to have dared
tho doHpcratiou ol hor roused soul.
Hut they saw nothing, kucw nothing,
suspected liotlimgl .
And thus all tho three ilufteil Inward
tho aw till brink of niiii.
CHAPTER L THE BERNERS OF THE BURNING HEARTS. CHAPTER II.
THE FIRST FATAL HALLOW EVE.
It was All-Hallow F.vo. n liiu'lit I1111B an
ticipated with delight by the whole neigh
borhood, uud much longer still rcmcuihcrud
with horror by thn whole, country.
it was thu occasion or Sybil Hern.-rs
mask bull; mid Hlack Hull, the Uluok Val
ley, and tha town of Hlaekvillo wero nil
a Hinto of unprecedented excitement;
this wa tha first eutui Uuuinunt of tho kind
ttial had ever boon given iu tho locality,
and tho gentry of three contiguous coun
ties had been invited to assist nt it.
Th uiroua attillm k J hill wns great,
tho character Hilstailled by tho uiasknr
ware various and well snstrtiitcd. V
Hut tar tho most bejiuUh.il. far tho most
1, m i. t . . ..r.i
L(.r lu.:L(,t,r lo unprercdent-
cd part of tho impersoniflcntion ' of
Spirit of Firo. It milted well wllh
nature. Iter costume waa uul 1110 outwuril
sign of the inward lervor.
Sybil ' hud confided (he secret of hor
to no one b it her liushapd, who
biuist.ll atureii lui "ilurold thg Sax.ni,
wllilo lira.' Hlomhllb nuauiuod thu 'charac
ter o- "Kdifli tho Fair.'-' . , .11
Sybil hail not been in-the room huia
foro tho oouiintting of hur husband
Mr. Hlonilello drove hur nearly to distrac
tion. Olisorvinu thut whenever sho
near them they wore on thair guard,
exchanged disguises with one of her guests
and intimate friends, Houtrix Pendleton,
and wa thu enabled to watch her
bmid and hi companion without the
restraint. ' 1 ' ",.
Sybil observed thut n mnsker, represent
ing'Doath, whom nobody snemod to know.
watched Mr. Hlonilello as closely aa
did herself; and she subsequently hud
easiou to remember and shudder ut
Honinir the Watched oouiilo suit them.
selves uu a small sofa iu oue corner of
room, Rhe glided to an ottonioti near thorn,
in ttme to tirivr Mra. UlondelU
I'No. Lyon, vonr wife is not my friend
ah is my'idendiy enemy. Sho is fiercely
jealous of jroiir affection for tno, though it
is the only happiness 01 my animppy 11m,
nnd she whf mnke you Hirow5 oie off yet."
'Never 1 110 ono, not even my who, sniiu
oVtf efii'TTiWr",T irwenr it-hyiMl wy Imijmm
$y1iil gfi.leil nw.ay. She could hrnrno more.
Supper-tiine 'tlriiwing neur, when nil thn
guest would hnvo to unmnsk, Sybil nnd
Hcntrix rr-rxchnnged rostuinea, nnd wont
down to the drnwing-rooin together just ft
the last qnadrillo was completed, nnd tho
company began to march to tho nipper
A each couple pnssfd into tho anppor
ronm they look olT their mnsks, nnd hand
ed thorn to ntfenrhwl, Tilanec'. for tliftt n
p(o to tlutfigbtajid left of tho door. 'ihiiR
whonlbo rf iftmny flllod tit t4mt fjr ry
fare was own, hut "lKitU", iwna, lu)
whoro to be aeon.
.At last tho party broke up. Only ft few
of the guests remained nil night. TliRRO
wore shown (o thoir rooms, nnd the others
having gone, ns Into would hftVeit, 'Mr.l.
Hlonilello wont into the little reception
parlor to meet Mr. Uenn-ra, Who ptsTnod
her thnt honeeforth ho could never extend
to hor nioro than a brother's nfloction
"Then givo me a brother" kiss." oho
sighod. "That i not much to ask, mull
hnvo no on to kiss 1110 now. Ho. givo tnra
brother's kisi, and let 1110 go." alio ltdud
He hesitated for ft moment, and , then
bonding over her. ho anid: J 1 :
"It is thr.flraf, nnd for your own aake il
innst bo the' !., ltosu I " and ho pressod
hi lips to her.
It iii'M Ilia last as well as tho first; for nt
tlio moetiiift of their lip they worn stricken
ftsiimler ns by tho fall of n thunder bolt.
Ami Sybil, 1. lazing Willi wralll, like ft
spirit rrom llio Luke of Fii p.slood between
tliolu I '. -.- '.. ,
She lotikcd not hnmmi - wiih hor whole
face ftnd form heaving, pnlpitnling, flush
ina forth tho l'ehtninus of anger I
VSvmi. ! 1'' oielnimod : lier husband,
tlmndor-Ktniuk. ftpnnlh'd. I . ' . '
She waved her hand towards 111111, ax il
to liuploro or command Rilonoe.
"I have nothing to anv lo yon," si
muttered, in low nnd husky tone, na if
ohIicr were in hor throat "Hut to vnv 1
sho said, and her voice roso clear and
strong as she turned mid atretolied out hor
arm towards Jtosu, who was loaning iu
affright ngninat thn wall "to you, trait
ress, who bus come between the true hua
bund nud his wife iu tho morning yon
must leave tho house you have desecrated!
lor if yon no not, or 11 evur 1 unit your
false lueo here again, I will trend down nnd
crush out your lifo with lea remorse than
ever I Rot heel upon a spider t I will, ns I
am a Herncrs ! And now, begone, nud
never let me see your form again 1
Horn Hlonrlelle, who had stool npell
bonnd bv the terrible gu.o nnd overwhelm
lug wonts of Sybil, the wronged wile, now
suddenly threw 1111 her hands, and with n
low cry tied from tho ronni.
Aud Sybil dropped hi r arm nnd her voice
at tho Hume instant, mid stood dumb mid
And now nt length, Lyon P.omura spoko
"Sybil I " bo Raid, "Ibis hoiiRO 1 yours
You must do ns you ph use. Hut this I tell
yo 1: that in the sumo hour that sees thai
poor nnd friendless young crrat uro driven
from the shelter of this roof, 1 leave it too,
and ltuivo it forever 1 "
It Lynn Hernei really meant thisY or
thought to bring liin.lii'oy-lioartcd wifo to
terms by tho throat, ho was mistaken in
her rharurtor. . . :
"Oh, go!" Hhooxclaiinod bitterly "an tw
roon ns you liko.Lyon Herncrs. (lood night
nnd -good bye," sue said, and with n ware
of hor hand she passed from tho room
Jin wns mail to have spoken ns no tint;
maiitier 10 ici ncr leave null ho 1 now man,
he was soon to Iritrn.
Lyon Hcmera remainrd walking up nud
down thn room soino timo longer. The
lights worn nil out, mid the servants gone
to bed. Yot still ho continued to puce up
and down the parlor II. sir, until suddenly
piercing shrieks smoto hi oar.
Ill great terror ho started forward and in
stinelively rushed, towards liosa'a room
when the door wu Mi.hlculv thrown upon
by llosit herself, pule, bleeding from
wound 111 her breast.
"Ureal Heaven! What is this?" bo
cried, as, aghast with aina.einont nud sor
row, ho supported the ghastly mnl dying
form, nml laid it on tlio Kola, mid thou
sunk on his knees beside it.
"Who has douo this?" he wildly de
manded, an, almoHtparal.w.ed with horror,
ho knelt beside hnr, mid tried to stanch the
gushing wound, I mm which her lite-blood
was fust welling.
Sho opened her bloodless lips, now
paling iu death, nud gasped forth tho
"She Sybil- -your wii'.; I told yon sho
would do it, and sho basi douo il. Sybil
Hcrners has murdered me,'1 he whispered.
Then raising herself with a lust dying
elloi't, sho cried aloud, "Hear, nil I Sybil
Herncrs has murdered me." And with
this charge upon her lips, she fell buck
lKID , .
Kven in that aiipreme moment Lyon
Homer' llrsf thought, nlmost bia only
thought, was for his wife. Ho looked up
to see who was there who had heard this
awful, this fatal charge.
. All. wero thoro !. guest -ftud servants,
wen and .. women,1 drawn thorn by
dreudl'ul shriek. AU had lienrd tho hurrible
And all stood panic-stricken as they
shrank away from one who Htood in their
It was alio, Sybil, tho accused, whose
very aspect accused her more loudly than
tlio dying woman had done; for she stood
them, still iu her fiery Inns.pierRtle ilruss,
her face pallid, her eyes bla.ing, her wild
block blur loose nnd nl reaming, lier crim
soned hand raised and grasping ft blood
"O, vi r.-ii.heil woman I most vretchrd
woman ! What is this that you havo done
groaned Lyon Homers, in unutterable ago
ny -agony not for tho dead beauty before
him, but for the living w ife, w hom he felt
that bo had driven to this deed of dcHpora
tii.it. "Lyon lierners.do you beliovo inu guilty?"
Ho looked np, nnd thoir eyes met. If
had really behoved her guilty, lie did not
now. He answered briefly mid firmly
j'Nu, Sybil I Heaven knows that I
uul; lint cxj.ljiin tin boiriPIo business,
you obu !" 1 i ' i .1 ' 1 1 1 ; J
the explanation is this, she said, em
phatically. Aud then her yoicc arose clear,
firm, mid distinct, as sho continued:
I was III inv uhauibei1, which is imme
diately above that occupied by Mis. illon
dcllo. My chamber is approached by
ways, Hist by the front passage and stairs.
and secondly by a narrow suiu-caj!t nuuiiuu
np from Mrs. Jilonilelle room. -I do
know now, long 1,1111.1 sat iiieie, when
beardit)nn ii(( shrlekfniui aoiunon in
room below. Instinctively I rushed down
the communicating stairs and info Mrs.
Jijon.u he room, uud up to Lor bed, whero
1 suw by tho light of the tuper she was
Her eye wore closed, aud I thought
nt first that who had fainted from Home
fright unlil, .almost at the sumo instant,
saw this daggur-Y'.hero Sybil htoeprd
picked up thipil(ig(jer that sho tad ilroiuid
a few minute beloro "driven to its hall
in her chest. I drew It out. Instantly
blood trortrtho opened-wotmd Rirtrted,
uovering my baud and sleeve with the
misinn sunn you aool . Wkh tha flowing
of tho blood her oyoHilow wildly open I
gazod atl'rlghttidly at me for an instant,
then Willi tho last ellort of her lifo,
winch terror lout, her strength, she Htarted
up and lied ahrioking to this room. I,
uoiuing the dagger that 1 had drawn Irom
ncr uosoiu, followed lier hero. Anil
know thWut'ViuJiHybU; juji ivrooine
with excitement, alio sunk upou tho nearest
euitir 10 rest.
nor Htory had evidoutly matlo a
greiu i.npresRiou upou ine company pies-
eni. inn i,you ilerners autlituuly exclmiu
"flood Heaven I that ladv's mistaken
charge ha put us all off the scent, and
the luurdurwr to escape. Hut it
not yot be too late ! Home clue may be left
in hor room by which we mny trace tha
criminal ! Come, neighbors, nnd lot u
search the promisis.
Ann I.yon Homers leaving ine a'uitiuer
iliu wonii-u of the imrlv 111 the rinmi with
Sybil and the dead, and billowed by ftll the
men, wont 10 search tho house nna gronnus
tor traces of U10 assassin.
Hut tho senrch proved ImUlrTw. 1VT -
trace of an Intruder, could bo found, nor
waa ther any erithmce of roblmry. Fur
thermore, ad tho window were fastened on
Hit (ni. 77ire hod him nn will of tntrr
fni li miirtTfil mminn'n room titevpt by Iht
sliiircniif Icmlinrj from Siliir rhamlur.
Captain Pendleton, an oltl lover 01 syD-
il's, and ft brotlur of Heatrtx, Rw that
thoro was no safety except in instant flight.
Ho whispered Lyon to take rvyuu 10 nor
room, and then to moot him on the buck
piazza. 1 Ins was none, nun men ine onj-.
taiit utifoliiod hi already matured plan.
Ly.fn adopted them ntou'eo; an(linlortB' ;
skilll'ul imtnngo'rrioiit of Captnlit 1'eadlfctou f
and Hoatrix, they got out of the house nn
Rorn, nnd wore soon on their wny towards a
place ot conrcalinont, known as the Hann-
trd l Impel, wlieiencw ami uuexpeeieu uor
rvra awaited thorn,
THE HAUNTED CHAPEL.
Tho Haunted Chapel lo which Mr. and
Mm. Herncin worn going wnn in a dark and '
lonely gorge on the oilier sirto ol thoinonn-.
They arrived ftfoly nt llio old min, whore
iu tlie'ooursrt of the day they wore joined
by Mrs. Herncrs' faithful servant Joe,
whoso affection for bis mistress hud led him
lo piny tho spy, nnd Iiud nut w hero she was
going, and secretly follow hor with provi
sions and means for making her somewhat
Tho fugitives felt so depressed, that even
tho cheerful Riipper anpplied by Joe could
uot relievo them of lhi Overshadowing
gloom which had settled on their heart.
A Htrnngn drowsyness soon oppressed
them, nnd they mink into, a deep sleep, ns
though they bad been drugged with Homo
powerful narcotic. Mr. Herner was amused
before daylight by Joe, who instantly drew
him outside tho chapel in alarm. , .
Sybil left alone iu the Haunted Chapel,
continued to sleep soundly. How long she
hud slept sho Mover rouid tell, when she
was Kii.ldenly and feai fully aroused,
Sho felt hand at work about her person.
They wore creeping under her shouldets
and under hr limbs; tliey were lilting hor
from her madrons. Iter "eyes flared open
in wild aflright, ami sho saw two I .lack
shrouded forma, the ono at bcr head aud
the other nt her feet
Sho tried to cry out In hor ngony of ter
ror; but her voice died away iu hor bosom, '
and all her powers seemed palsied. They
rais.-il her up, mid bore lirr ou great hea
vens ! whither ?
To thr open door of the vault under the
chapel, from whose liuunti d depths Rpoct-
rnl light gleninisl I
They bore her down tho drnailful steps,
and laid her oil the deadly floor 1
'The iron door clanged loudly to, resound
ing through the dismal ail-Ill's I
"Wo have Imr now !" muttered ft hoarso
voice. A hollow laugh responded.
And Sybil swooned with horror!
Whou Sybil recovered from her death
like swoon, Htm fonml herself iu n Hoacioua
cavern of such exceeding bi anty mid splen
dor, that lor mi instant sl-o Inst Bight of
of terror in her nstnnUhmout nnd admira
tion, and then her ryes Bellini upou ftlig
uro who Bccwod tho whole occupant of tho
place. ... .
.This waa n young girl, who, with hrr
red cloak thrown Dmt-llluKnutlie moss, wna
Healed upon it cross-legged tlx tho Turkish
fashion, llerellin face, her malign eyes,
her wild, black hair mid piclurrHque cos
tume, wero all ho in keeping with tha
aspect of thn place, that one might liavo
deemed her the spirit ol' thn cavern.
Tho two women looked at each othrr in
sih-ncn for pel hups half n minute; and
then Sybil Hiioko:
"What plaeo is Ihis? Who nro yon?
Why am I brought hither ?"
"Ouo question at a time," answered tho
girl. " 'What pluco this i' concerns yon
little; I put n gypsy, mid my nuiuo is (len-
tiliska; 'why you urn brought here,' ah !
thut conceni-f you very much I Itconcema
your liberty, and perhaps your life."
"I do not believe it ! You have hud tno
torn aw.iy from my husband! Whore is
It" lipwV" haughtily deiuaiiditd Mrs. Her
num. ,- 1 ,
"Ho i likrlv In the Hands of thn consta
bles, who urn l.y this time in possession of
Iho Haunted Chapel. Hut fear nothing I
Hint they will release again, for they have
110 right to detain hinr, but you they would
havo kept, if they had caught you. The
constable were . uouliliR there fur tw, hut
they would havo found 1011 had we not
brought von away with us. That wns my
doing. I made your removal the conditiou
of iuj silonoo." , , ,
"Hut w hen will you coniinunioalo with
my husband, to relievo hjs dreadful ruh
pensoV" "As soon as it shall bo safe to do so.
Our Hist rare must bo our own safety, but
our Horond will be your."
Sybil said 110 fnore al the moment; but
aat looking at tha speaker, aud thinking of
all that- had bclull.-n her iu Iho Haunted,
THE ROBBER CHIEFTAIN.
llo wit. intlili'iit iiiinrMirou jua.
Tliat evur seuttleit li(i, or out s thruut.
Sybil hud passed the tiny in tho robbers1
den with her Htrango rnuip.miou, who as-
lonislio.l her by stating Hint tho captain of
the bund had been present at her uiasouer-
nit). Jiiitu in tho afternoon, dinner waa
minolilireil, at which several of the robbers
appeared, with Moloch, a gigantic ruftiuii,
at their head. Moloch wns thu lieutenant
of the bund, and in the iibseneo of thu cap
tion, luted Willi brutal (.way. iiecninpig ill-
llame. I wun wine, lie took ft sent hy tho slilo
of Sybil, threw hi arm about her, and at
tempted tw imprint a kiss 11)1011 her lip.
Sybil struggled in terror, mid the gipsy
girl cried out:
'Men I why don't you interfere? Hoi
rudo to tho lady I"
"Wo never lueddlo bolwccn other men
and their BWcelhcai Ut. Do we, mutes'.'"
tailed out oue.
"No, no, no I answered tho others.
"Oh, if Siitaii were here!" tried the pill,
in tlottimuv, , - , .
'.Hatun ill liore !" responded pvoico close
by: ---' , 1 ... , . - .
And tho robber cnpliiin slood among
theui us if be hud just 1 im-u from the ear(h.
SJoloeh dropped Sybil mid cowered iu Ik
inoHt abject manlier.
Sybil l.s.k.sl np nud tnnird ianidPfrom
head to foot; for in llio handsmnn, Btiilely,
grurefnl form of tho hrk'nud chief. si.,i
r OgJd-j!(tJii fluished geiitleiniin who,
in llm cliaracler ot "Deuth " hud diineed
with her at her own mask bull, and- the
probable murderer of ltosa lilondellu.
While tho vyiills of the cavern auemetl
whirling around Sybil, tho robber captain
calmly citino up to her, lilted hi hat nud
'"Spirit of fire, I am happy' to 'wnicouio
you to your own nppropriatn dwelling
placq;" nut1, then, with.mt expecting un au-Bct-
bi I unit J td Moloch, and Haiti iu It 14
"Ho so good as lo give me this Beat, sir."
- Hut KyUl w Unit thft.gittut turned pain
and trembled Ilk the tabled nioiinlaiu in
li.bor, aa h left tlm amd by er Hide, nnd
slunk into another at some distance.
The wine passed freely at tho robber's
table, and tho men grew merrier, w ilder
and aium uproiiToua. . Sybil became very
much alarmed; but not bo much by tl0
noisy orgies of these ru.ln revellers, as by
tha dronilliil ana , of Moloch fixed upou
her from tha opposite end of the table
whero he sat, ami the olltiusive language of
Satau'a eye whenever they turned toward
her. " ' ' '
At length, unablo to bear th trial long
er, she arose from her m at, aud courtesy.
Ing to theo brigands a she would havo
done to any set of gentlemen of whom she
was taking leave, Sybil loft the cavern, fol
lowed by Ueutiliska, the gipsy girl.