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THE DAILY BULLETIN.
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A 8TOIIY OK CASTE.
Continued From Last Sunday's Daily
"For ijooiliiess snk don't faint, child !
To munanc your affairs with any umount of
elevernes you niiiKt exert ull your eour
age, mid I think yuu have ft fair share."
Kut Minn Wort Illusion had entirely re.,
covered her ordinary self-possession-at
"I am certain yon are wrong In all you
Imagine, aunt Margaret. You were al ways
lirt'judieed against )aia, and have not
shown the lirst taste, I think, in trying to
make him ajijioar in the wool lijjlit to me."
"You may take In had or good part what
I have said to you, Klorenee," l.ndy Kaven
answered carelessly; "hut I uni only try.
lug to treat you a a woman, and to ire.
vent an inevitable Mow from falling on
you tix suddenly. My imagination, as you
term it, has nothing to do with it', iny prej
udice lean. I hpeak from facta and what I
know; and you w ill do better, my dear,"
she. mid more gently, to make a friend of
me and avail yourself of my experience
than to quarrel with me. Your fatlicr'a
gambling prnjicnsliipH are incurable.
Where In he at thin moment What is: ho
Florence bent her head and covered her
eyes with her hands, pride wan the curse
ol her birth, the poison of her nature; and
cite felt thai It was to be bitterly hurt. It
watt struggling now with at ill stronger,
deeper feelings, which she was Irving to
restrain with superhuman strength'.
"Iletlcr take what I say In you in good
pari, Florence, my dear, and let me aid
you a far as I can," Lady Haven repeated.
"Aunt Margaret, 1 cannot think mv fa
ther would blindly lend me into ail "this
additional extravagance and expense if, as
you think, he is on the verge of ruin. This
ball, as you know; which he persists in giv.
ing will cost him at least three or four linn,
"It will cost, Rome one that, 'any way,
Florence; hut it is I fear your fal Iter's lust,
and dearest stake, and just what I wish to
consult you upon; and you must, listen pa
tientlyto me. First, I appeal to your good
sense. Why has your father employed
Williams instead of Fuller!" Why has he
given orders to Morton instead of Bun.
"I really cannot tell you. He is sure to
have some good reason."
"Well, 1 can tell you, Florence because
both Hunter and Fuller are pressing him
for many hundreds when he has not many
shilling. He tells you they are ine tlicient ;
blit he would lind it difficult to make me
believe that they are."
"Why should 'he persist In giving a ball
at such a time"
"That is a reasonable question, my dear,
and the answer is a most Important one,
alMive all to yourself. I have had some
painful conversation with your father late,
ly, hitherto kept, from you by his especial
wish, not, to distress you unnecessarily;
but the time is come now when you should
ho told. He is very fond or himself, is my
brother very," l.ady Uavcn said, with a
curious Hinile "and he cannot denrivn
himself of his own pursuits and amuse,
ments; but still helms a soft spot, in his
heart, Florence. He has a strong love for
It was rather an extraordinary statement
to make to an only child; hut those who
knew .sir Arthur Worthington best would
have wondered least. He had only one soft
spot in his heart or nature.
.Something very like tears shone In Flor.
ence Wnrthington's anxious eyes, but they
were driven, back and she looked calmly
enough into her aunt's face.
"I have never doubted papa's affection
for me, aunt Margaret; but. 1 cannot un.
derstand what you are saying to me, and I
wish you would be a little more explicit, or
else keep silence altogether." Some In.
stincllve feeling seemed to possess Flor
ence Worthington that the ground she now
shared with her aunt, might soon be cut
from under her feet.
"Well, I will be more explicit with you,
Florence. You shall not complain. I on.
ly wish, the day were h little cooler one tor
our argument. It is frightfully hot, is It
not However, us we have no carriage,
we cannot take a drive In the park, which
I must suy 1 should have preferred doing,"
l.udy Kaven said with provoking coolness.
"Dut now let me be as clear with you as 1
can. Florence. Art.ing under my advice,
your father intends this forthcoming hall
to be the Rrent crisis in your life."
Miss Worthington looked amazed hut
"Lord Hareonrt has almost proposed to
your father for your hand. He probably
thinks you an lieiress; but that Is his own
fault, and happily he litis gone almost too
far to retract with honor. He it evidently
deeply struck with your beauty ; and this
hall must bring affairs to a crisli in all
ways. Your marriage, Florence, must ba
hurried on, your father's difficulties ward
ed oflT in aome way llenrcn only knows
how. As Lady Hareonrt, my der, your
position may be a tolerably easy one; your
father must retrench abroad aa best he
tan," Lady Haven declared.
"And Florence Worthington be sold to
the highest bidder," the girl herself
thought bitterly; but yet the thought
was sweetened when she remembered
that the bidder wai a lord, and that he
could place coronet on a brow well wor
thy to wear it. "From all you teach me, it
aeems In our station, that one's own feel
Ing count for little," she said aloud.
"Feelings, Florence! For Heaven's
aake, do not give way to sentiment, or ev
erythlng will be lost ! All depends upon
your cnursga and good sense, my dear, and
J do not Hiink you are going to fail us In
either," Lady Kawn said more soothingly;
ml then ahe added, "All we mint think
of now Is to avoid scandal of any kind,
and try to our utmost to keep tlio credit of
our house untarnished. Oh, Florence,
your riUhcr has been the first of his name
riiiVV.V7rn5'' ""''""'"Rly tried to
"I thought mamma's marris w .
love-match t" Florence asked quickly
"A love.mal.h? Well, 1 suppo.e it i,
at Itast on her aide, poor thing) ut
Ijer )ove must have been sorely tried when
he found that her husband was ashamed
Of her that all his friends looked coldly
on her. Hie was not of us," tht Countess
of Haven (aid slowly and with emphasis.
"Hut surely she was a lady 1 have a.
ways heard that."
"A ludy, Florence' Well, she certain,
ly never misbehaved herself In ny way
ahe always conducted herself with the
most modeat propriety during her abort
married life I must say that," her lady
declared magnanimously; "but she was a
chemist's daughter, Florence, that Is what
he wa, child, if, you have never known
before a chaiuUt'a daughter," aha repeat,
ed, "without the exeuo of a penny'"
There wa certainly a look of something
very like horror on Miss Worthlngtou's
face as the listened to the humiliating
autcmont a look which did not escnpu
her aunt's observation.
"I never knew that before, aunt Marga
ret. I only knew that my mother was, us
you say, not our of us: but I hud no idea
she was a tradesman's daughter. Was it
generally known!"" Florence asked.
"No, I don't suppose that people troulw
bled their heads much about your father'
wife, child, wheu slie was nut brought Im
mediately under their notice especially
as there was no acandal attached to her
name to make It interesting; had there
been, then, with her beauty, she might
have become the rage. Who can tell, In
this strange world we live In? But, as it
was, she was a poor, faded flower, child,
and bloomed and died In her short solitary'
grandeur. Your father bad not long in.
herited when he married, uud was, of
course, better oil' than he. lias ever been
since. He certainly look his young wile's
death to heart; possibly he look to gam
bling to divert his mind."
"Was my mother so very beautiful?"
Florence asked, with a little more than or
dlnary interest in her voice, her mind, in
apile of herself, dwelling 11)1011 the sweet,
face tile li.id never seen, Hie sweet voice
ahe had never heard, bul often yearned lor.
"Yes, my dear, she undoubtedly was
very beautiful; hut she did not a.-crl her
beauty sufficiently il was not in her todo
that ; till! I must say. poor thing, she had
one of the most beautiful luces I have ever
seen, hhe was like yourself, in y dear, only
you lack her sweetness of expression, and,
Instead, you have u more patrician stamp
from your fatherso von see that you are
the gainer on the whole, Florence," Ladv
Had my mother no relatives;1"
"Relatives? Yes, mv dear, an endless
lot of sisters and brothers, I think. They
pretended not to like her marriage, and I
must say they have shown good taste in
never obtruding llieniselves upon us in any
"I don't suppose they have felt much in
terest upon that poinl."
"Perhaps not. Your aunt, I remember,
wrote once, and asked lor you to be taken
to her house a house of business perhaps.
She had most probably a strong curiosity
to see what her hlgh.boru niece was like;
hut happily you were then in my charge,
and 1 of course did not allow such a thing.
1 sent her a polite note however, saying
we should ha very happy for her to see you
in your own home, whenever she chose.''
"And she availed herself of your gra
clous permission. I can remember her
coming several times vvhru I was a child,
hut not at all lately, or for many years past."
"Yes, she came a few limes, and saw
you in your nursery, and probably satisfied
hereuriosity and conscienceshe has never
repealed her visits. Hut we are wasting
time, Florence, and there is little tolose
The most vexatious question is about your
costume for the twenty-tilth, and how'it is
to be procured."
"My inlerevt- in the subject has very
nearly evaporated, aunt Margaret ; if we
are on uie verge 01 ttecnimng paupers, as
you have painfully forced me to believe, it
is difficult to associate oneself in any
way with surh grand festivities," Mis'
"You are foolish, Florence, and showing
the 'white feather' for the first time in your
life. Believe me, my dear, all will go well
enough It only wants managing with tact
and courage. A few months hence, when
you are Lady Hareonrt, )ou w ill laugh at
all your fear. Your father is in riithcul.
ties pro tem.; if he had a million given to
nun to-morrow, ho would probably be in
them again a week hencn with his gam
bling propensities, nothing can hinder it.
Jn spite of yourself, my dear, you of course
complicate his difficulties und anxiety
and it it with yourself wa now have to
deul. Once let your marriage be safely dc.
elded, and all will go well. The difficulty
about your dres l a bagatelle. Is there
no one, Florence, but Therese that you can
trust?" Lady Raven asked.
"No first-rate artist certainly."
"Well, I mukt take the rik on my own
shoulders then; the scheme mine, 'and I
must do my best to help you through with
It. I suppose that Mrs. (iilbert could un.
derlake your costume?" her ladyship asked.
Miss Worthington' face brightened, lor
Mrs. (iilbert's reputation as a Court dies,,
maker was too w ell established for her abil
ity to be doubted.'
"But will she not think It odd to be
aked at the last minute, as it vere, to un.
dertalio my dress?"
"Not if I take you, Florence she made
my last Court dress, and your cousin's al
so, which was certainly a success; and I"
her ladyship laid great stress on the pro
noun -nave a weakness ror paying roy
bills. If you ever have a chance as f,atj.
Hareonrt, you can repay me her account;
if not, one must do something for one's rel
atives." Florence Worthingt.on's blood boiled in
her veins, but she could not retaliate she
could only endure as best she might.
"We must tell Mrs. flllbert that Therese
hn annoyed you ; she will never imagine in
what way, and it will only give her greater
est to please yon. Is there any kind of ve.
hiele we can have, Florence, or must it be
fab?" Lady Haven asked.
'There Is the brougham, and a horse
from Hentley'saa I told you;" and Miss
Worthington rang the bell impatiently and
gave the order.
"One word, Florence, before we start
we aeem to be tolerably d'accord on all oth
er points have you invited young Carlo
ton to your ball?"
Again a blnsh deepened into scarlet on
Mis Worthlngon's ordinary pale cheeks,
and she answered nervously
"I think so It would not be easy to ex
elude him, aunt Margaret; he and'hissis
ten arn certainly our oldest friend", and
we visit .Netherwood nearly every year."
"It maybe so, Floreneej'nevertheless ht
exclusion on this occasion would have been
ry desirable, .lust now matters have
reached crisis between ynurselfand Lord
Hareonrt and a man la too easily scared
from his intentions."
"His loa must be a very valuable acqui.
aition then," Miss Worthington could not
"You apeak as you do not think, Flor
erica," Lady Haven answered. "Men are
not fond of having their amour prop re
wounded, and, In fact, he did allude in
aome way to young Carleton's attentions
which, you must admit, are rather marked
to your father th other day."
"Did he presume to do such a thing?"
Miss Worthington asked Indignantly.
"I scarcely know what you mean, Flor.
ence. Honorable menare generally straight,
forward; and be certainly hinted to vour
father that he was afraid of forcing his at
tentions where he saw others than himself
were at least privileged. He did It most
delicately; but he could only allude to
young Carleton and he might easily Imag.
ine what he did. Of course I know that
y Imprudent; hut his lordship's
lears will j,,st now be easily aroused. F.v
ery one must admit that. Hugh Carleton Is
fascinating enouKh to turn any ordinary
girl a bead-ami he has t .X(,,. lo00f
being th. youngest son of pm. viscount ;
but It would be too absurd If he wore to
Imaglni any sort of engagement between
you as possible. You must know that per.
feutly well, Florence."
DAILY CAlfiO BULLETIN:
Yes, Florence did know that perfectly
well; but me Knowledge so fur brought
tier no coinwri.
"And when one string la uanless, my
dear, it woum ne too loousn to run the risk
of breaking the other," her ladyship de,
elared. "lou mini ne studiously cold to
Mr. Carleton on the twenty.tifth, Florence,
1 oil must force Lord Hurcourt to see that
other's attentions are as nothing to you."
Half an hour later Lady Kaven and her
niece Mis Worthington were deep iu the
mysteries of Medora's costume In Miss (ill.
bcrt's handsome reception rooms. The fa
moil h ariisi was oiuy 100 acugiueu to un
dertake the costume for the beautiful heir
ess for the future Lady Hareonrt. She
was delicately enlightened on both points
by Lady Kaven. Madam Therese' short
comings were freely discussed and com.
mented on. Medora's costume being per.
lectly understood, and laithfully promised
two davs bclore the twenty-filth.
For the time Mis Worthlngton's troubles
were scared away by the rustle of silks,
and the sights or delicate ami brilliant col
ois displayed artistically before her. Hhe
re-entered her carriage radiant, and even
proposed for her aunt's pleasure a abort
drive in the purk In the hated brougham..
I hey returned only in tune to make their
late-dlnner toilet, and to find that Sir A
thur had tinexpsi-tedly arrived in their ah.
"lias tie tost all, or gained enough to
float vet a little longer in hi present pos.
tlon?" the Countess of Haven aked herself
fearfully while she languidly ascended the
stairs to her dressing-room.
Sir Arthur Worthington was a man Just
past middle life, of slight frame, tall, and
aristocratic-looking, with what would have
been 11 handsome face had it not been so
hard and worn, and with eves too restless
and anxious, suggesting a brain tormented
w ith worry.
Hir Arthur was, at present engaged In
pacing his room restlessly, feeling eager and
irritable, until the door opened and his
daughter Florence entered; then hi fate
lightened and softened wonderfully under
the only purely humanizing and unselfish
influence his nature knew.
A apusin of pain and fear passed sudden,
ly through his heart when his eyes fell up.
on the dazzling picture before him the
radiant face, the lull, graceful girlish figure
draped In pale-colored silk and lace. The
pride in the young face was nubriued into
marvelous softness as Florry came forward
to welcome her father after nearly a week'
absence. Her eyes were not keen enough
to note the overstrained cheerfulness in his
greeting and the anxious feverfshnes in
"Why, Florry child, I wondered whith
er you had down with my lady Hie Count
ess' ! You are so rarely out now in the day.
Of course you had my letter this morning:-"
No, papa, I did not."
"Then that stupid fellow Peters milt
have posted it tno late yesterday, or Inr-m.
ten it altogether. I wrote you a line in
good time purposely that you might expect
me. How well you are looking, my dart,
ing I" he said suddenly, the eight of her
beauty raising bis sinking spirit if she
had only known in what way!
He seemed nervous and distrait, and
Florence also, her aunt's late con vers.it ion
returniiigviv idly and painfully to her mind.
"How i all going on for the t went y-til'th,
Florry? Everything settled, I hope, dear
not a hitch? I mean our bull to be a
brilliant climax to a brilliant tr-aon. All
is right, dear?" he asked, fancying he saw
a shadow on her face,
"Yes, papa, I think so; you settled ev
erything, you know before you left."
"Even lo Medora's dress, eh the most
important thing of all? It should bo per
fectionand will be, if you have kept ex
actly to Hunt's picture. We mint have a :
private dres rehearsal. Florence, I don't
fancy I shall see much of vou 011 the occa
sion." But an unmistakable shadow hail
fallen now on Miss Worlhliigton'a face,
which her father saw. "What is wrnnir.
hlld? Has Therese made a mess of it?
But there is time to rectify it vet."
"Therese has not blundered In the wav
you think, papa: what Is more she is not
mulling my costume at all."
'1 hereto not making it, Florence! What
do you mean?" Sir Arthur akod quickly.
"Only this, papa dear Therese has been
very annoying and Impertinent, And Miss
Worthington e lace flushed again and shad.
owed more as she recalled her aunt's words
o her mind. And then a great pity canto
into her heart for her father. It is not
much, papa dear nothing of consequence.
And aunt -Mar caret has kindlv helped me
out of my difficulty, or Medora's dres
would have failed entirely," he added
He more explicit, Florence," Sir A r-
thursaid irritably; but he knew too well
what was coming.
"lou know 1 havessked vou many times
lately for money; but you have always for
gotten to give me some. Audi owe The.
ruse quite u hundred pounds perhaps
more; for I think it must he neurly two
years since I pnld her entirely, and sc.
counts run up so quickly." Miss Worthing,
ton said thoughtfully. 'Hut I have sent
a check when I could. And now she ha
written me an Impertinent note, declining
to (ill any more orders until her account is
Hung her impertinence!" Sir Arthur
broke out angrily. But leave her to me,
my dear. (Jive me her account, and I will
settle It. Of course you w ill not go to her
again. It is provoking if she suits you
though I suppose there are oiliers as good.
But what have you done about vonr cos.
tunic? There is no time to be Inst."
"Aunt Haven came to Hie rescue, as you
were away; and she has taken me to Mrs.
(iilbert. There need he no fear ulioiit mv
dress," Miss Worthinglon said.
Even Sir Arthur, in spile of his sublime
Indifference to feminine attire, had heard
of so celebrated an artist as Mrs. (iilbert;
and he knew she would not fall short in
any way therefore on that point he felt
It Is a most extraordinary piece of good
nature on my lady t lie Countess's' part I
never knew her guilty of a similar one be.
fore. All is well Unit ends well, Florence.
But what have you done about the picture?
Did Therese return that?"
"We have had to do without It i would
not send for it; but you know It was al
most the same as (lie one In our Illustrated
Byron. 1 have taken that to Mrs. (iilbert;
and as we drove to her, aunt Margaret sug.
gested my buying a colored print at Al
hert's. But Mr, (iilbert seems perfectly
competent. She says she understands the
costume entirely and I am sure ahe does.
Her only anxiety seemed about my Jewels
and the siring of pearls; and I told her we
would choose what we thought would do
from the two old-fashioned strings of poor
mamma's. Hn I must have them from the
bank; you know they have been there ever
since before we went to Deanville three
years ago. 1 wanted to ask you about
them before papa, but ha alwuji forgot,
"Those emeralds und rubles of your
inolher'aaretooold-fasliloned and heavy for
) ou Florence," Sir Arthur answered quick
ly. Vou must have some strung pearls
and jewels that re more Orlental-looklng
crescents and stars, and that kind of
thing. I will attend carefully to that part
of your costume myself. I will see Barton
wo must hire for the occasion. It would
hen thousand pities to run the cbanc.iof
spoiling your dres by not having exactly
W Mill in I 'Hill 1 cu. '
The Idea of appearing In borrowed line.
ry seemed distasteful toMIss Worthington,
unu ner iacu urtrayea what she felt.
"It la constantly done, child dona for
II the Drawing-rooms," Sir Arthur said
Ak your aunt if I am not right," head-
ded. "ft e must try to make out list of
what you require half doien armlets at
least, and unlimited strings of pearls; they
would all cost a larger fortune than mine,
Florence," he said with sigh. "But It is
getting late, dear, und I have not broken
my fast since early morning." He did look
tired, and taint and heart wearied. "Soud
your aunt to me for a few minutes while
you dress I don't suppose you will he
Ten minute will suffice to-day, papa
I don t Imagine you will care for my inak
ing an elaborate toilet, us we shall he alone,
But there Is nothing wrong, Is there," she
asked, hesllaling a moment, and laying her
nanii on ins siioutiier "nothing wrong, pa
pii.thut you want to see aunt Margaret?
Tell me instead, if there Is," she begged
"Wrong, dear? nothing thut I know of
what could there he but that I want mv
dinner? Tout va blen all goes well, I
Miould say. But one word, Florence dear
est" und he detained her as she was pass.
ing mm. "lias your aunt spoken to you
annul i.otij Hareonrt? Tell me, dear."
Again a scarlet flush passed over Miss
orthington's face, and she answered liesi-
"Yes, pupa; she told me ta-dav that there
was some understanding between his lord-
ship and yourself provided I should be in.
1 lined lo receive his attentions," she added
Vvhiil a world ol anxiety there was in
Sir Arthur's face! How tightly he grasped
ner nanii :
l 011 will do that my darling It is the
dearest wish of my heart? It will be a
princely match for you, Florence. Answer
me, dear." he pleaded anxiously; don't
keep me in suspense. You will not be mud
enough to throw away such a position?
w hat roil It you wish for more?"
But Miss Worthington had no Intention
of throwing away such a clmnce; it suited
her pride exactly that it suited her heart
as well she could not say. She knew that
it would remove a mountain of difficulties
that her aunt hud lately piled up before
her and she was at least heart-whole
But her Instincts were alwava truthful.
and w ith her father she could feign least of
"It is all as you say. papa, perhaps; but"
and she hesitated painfully-
But what, Klorenee?"
"I have seen so little of him: he seems to
me almost a stranger," she could not help
Is that nil F lorence? Must you keep
company with your young man' for weeks
before you decide that, he will suit you?
That is rarely done in our station, Flor.
He well knew her weakness.
Nor Is it what I mean, papa. It is only
as I tell you. Lord Hareonrt seems a.
most a stranger to me. I doubt if I have
seen him six times." she said.
"But It is always so in our sphere, Flor.
ence. Suitable marriages are arranged by
competent people they do not arrange
themselves, as in the lower classes; there
is too much at stake. If yon tell me that
his lordship Is really distasteful to you,
darling, Heaven knows I will not for the
whole world force your inclination or make
you wretched. Bift, Florence, all my
hopes are centered in you to keep up th'
honor of our house by your beauty, dear.
You cannot Inherit my title, and," Sir Ar
thur bit his Hp angrily "the bulk of all
my money must go with It I cannot touch
it. And, oh, Florence, 1 am miserably noor.
dear cruelly poor!"
Florence bad never seen her father so
moved. Had her heart been softer than it
was. it would have ached for li i in. A it
was. she felt strangely moved moved
enough to feel Inclined to make more than
a little sacrifice on her own part.
"I will try to do all you w ish, papa
Nothing is settled yet; but I will not
thwart your wishes."
"That is my darling girl !" he said thank
fully. "Once let me sec you settled safe,
ly. and In your proper position, and I shall
be content. For myself, I must get on aa
I can; but 1 could nut bear to aee you de.
barred from luxuries or comforts which ari
es.ential to vou."
Do you fear that?" Florence a-ked, dis
mayed. "No. dear, not actually not immediate
ly. But I have great liabilities, Florence
mortgages and other troubles hanging
over me, happily beyond your powers of
comprehension. 0w Kn,' dnrllng; you
have relieved my mind of a load. Send
your aunt to nte for a few moments, and
then let us have dinner Il is now within
a few minutes of the time."
The Interview between Sir Arthur
Wnrthlnglon mill the Counter of Haven
was characteristic enough fear of Impend,
ing consequence on one side, ami little
love on either, l,t,t with a tolerable out.
ward show of the convenances of society
from Mb. Brother and sMrr thouph they
were, they were but little alike it) appear
anee. Sir Arthur Worthington. In spite of
his unlnrtimuio propensities. Inherited the
refinement or his aristocratic father; while
Lady Haven inherited all the plebeian allri.
bntes of hfr mother, a cotton-spinner's
widow. But com teotisness between broth,
erand sister was never wanting. With
studious politeness the Baronet greeted hi
sister and led her to a chair near his own.
"Tell me quickly, Arthur, what bsd
new you have! Florence ha just fright,
ened me to death by sending me here, Let
me know what oilier fearful catastrophe
may be hanging over our doomed heads!"
her ladyship said hurriedly, apparently In
"Thank you for your sympathy Marga.
rat; but happily there Is nothing fresh to
communicate; you know the worst In
fact, I have hud 11 siroke of good luck since
I saw you. I have won a clear five him.
died pounds In ready money, which I have
herein my brcus.peket," sir Arthur said
touching his coat ns he spoke, ojf you
wish for all my conlldeitce, Margaret, I
may as well tell you that I have Inst an.
other two thousand to Bulkelv. But he is
a good fellow; he hns added to the arrears,
ml awaits a speedy reckoning for the whole
may he get It ! However, , a Kl.tle.
man, which Is a comfort; and he shall not,
lose eventually, I am determined, nut
tills live hundred pounds in ready money la
worlh everything to me. with rare it
may almost tide me over Florry' marriage.
If i had had it only a fort night ago, 1 niluht
have trebled It." "
Or lost It," Interposed his sister.
(Continued next Sunday
Tho man who denied that tlio earth una
round, wa tho same lunatic who neglected
to tnko Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil lor his
Boro chest and lungs last month. IVacoto
his (utiles. Ho was an Idiot, but wo hope
ho had a Christian burial.
Botha, pimples, and all blood disease am
cured by "Dr. Lindacy'g Blood Searcher."
Hold by all druggists.
APRIL 10, m.
Neuralgia, Sciatica, Lumbago,
Backache, Soreness of the Chest, Gout,
Quinsy, Sore Throat, Swellings and
Sprains, Burns and Scalds,
General Bodily Pains,
Tooth, Ear and Headache, Frosted Feet
and tars, and all other Pains
No Prpsration nn rartli cmmrIs St .1 tfVlhk fit, A.
..r.-,.in;,ic km. I rlii iip r.Ueriiiil UcuiHy
A trlnl .'lllails lillt llic rnnir uraliv. lv Irilli.,,, ..,,.l
M I'.. .- I r.
... .... null . . ITV III . MIT I V Willi TiM I It
nil.' lll'Hjl mil. IV' pflMll Ol 11': ciaiiuj!'.
Directions to Klcvin Ijuiiikkcs.
BOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS AND DEALEB8 15
A.VOGELER fc CO.,
Itiitliniorr, 3td V. A. M
OIL, sold l.y UAKCLAY
GET THE BEST !
LEAD ALL OTHERS!
Every Style & Price.
ImpreToaort: tzi Ccareniences fcrci ia
Tmr Sale In Every City and Town
in tho United Statos.
ami hy A. HAI.MIY. Cairo, III.
PROriUETOI! OF SPKOAT'S PATKN'T
Wholesale Dealer in lee
ICE BY THE CAR LOAD OK TON, WELL
PACKED FOU SHIPPING.
Oar Lo.idrt n h?)ocialt,v.
Cor. Twelfth Street and Levee,
rjMIK CITY NATIONAL BANK
II. L. 1IAI.IIIIAV .'l-.. t.. -1 .1
Til list li' li . . .U ' "'""I'lUV.
STAATSTAYUin, w n ,,.,
BHIIT h. MAI.1.IIUY. u ,,
II. II. CANIIKS.
KicLanjrc, Coin and United Statos Bonds
HOUUHT AND SOLD.
Deposits ror.nlvu.1 nklnff bnslnesi
"awock In your own town, ftiontnt ttm. TJo
)risk. Itomlnr, If yon want a bnslnosat
which rirsons of ulth.-r a can make KreM
1 the Hun, n,v work, writu for uarMculars 10
WANTED. Maniifnrinrlnf rourcrn wums a
business ninn lc Cairo, atwl Irmvery cltv mnts.1.
ready iiik.-n.il A law hitjulrd dollnrs Wssary to
pay for gnud ou dullvrjr uf'ur ord.irs liuvo bran
cicur;d for tlu. aiitnu. i:,o per month ,
Kiiri.iiti..'(l. Tliu iiw-ht s.,Hr.:liii,K I m v.silL-utii.ii
solklfd A. 8. AIIMlLI) t(). rorn'r tlrst
hlrcDl snd Jlroadway, Brooklyn, N, Y
R THE MILD POWER
uuuiniireys- ttomeoputiuo Specifics
I'mvi fl froni k,nln ,t-ri..M,. nli mm ire.
suicvsK. ftliiiilr,lrmiiil. KlIIW.-iii. nml
llfllntilr, limy am ilw only lin-.ll, liu
uIuiIimI Ki iiiuliir lis.-.
MKT IIIIM If A I NIIK. II'IIKS. I'lllCS.
I. Srters. ('"iiwsllun. lufliinimatlons, .M
i iriii. Wurin I'.'viT Worm Colic, .a,
't irv V ''"''.""'.'liliiKof lnfmits,M
6. Itv st'iiierv. firlpliiu liillou, tollo, . ;t
. ( liolrra ,lorlm, Vomlilug, . . .
7. ( ...lull, l ol.l, Urnh.'llllls, . . . .
H. .V'urtlKU, 'iMiihi li, l-Mwartip . ,
. . I'HCIUI-IH . . KICK Ii,.acll,-Ill', VlTllKO.tt
m. Ii... i,Ib. i!iiiu hiii,u,.i . r ' ;!.
11. iii.i.rcrd ur I'nI.iIiiI l'. rlod.
11. hlli'a, t ri.riis) i erliMis . .
1 1. ( riiiiii. round. Mnii'.ili Hri'iii'iiinu .
II. Hull llhi-iiin. KrysliH'ln. l-.riii.i i7iV
1.1 llhi'iiiiiniisiii, llhf 11111.U111 ui14
li. I'll.'.. lllllMli.rlllw.llllK, . . ij!
( Hliirrli. iii iiit. or .'hrniili': lnfui.ii?n "
i. I01.111I1111 ( on uli . vl.il,., i niiti,, ' u
i. (.I'll.-rnl lO-lilllly. !'li) M eukiifn, ,i
.''. Kill II (V 11,.1'HNI', (,
. V-miu. Iti'lillKv, Kiii rMiiiliirrhi'i. l'io
... nil ii r , t rithlirsa, w i-Mlnif I In l,. -,j .'J
.n iiui'iiRt. 1.1 iii it....... i'ui..i,..,.... 1.. n
J-'or nilc iiy .IriiKKlsis.orsi.iii 0y ih rase
orHliinli' vi.il, fri'i' i.r . loin.-,., r. iTlrii of
iirlr... N'liil fur llr. Iliini.lirrt ' ll,,U en
lll.i'n.c, dc. UU 'Ufii-), iilso llluslrulril
A'Hri'sft. lliiiiiiiiifHt' If. .......... -.1. 1. 3
U...I '.. ' ..... i T. ' """"' r r1
.'v.. ruuuu 01. .sew lurk
lll'.MTIIKY'S HOMEOPATHIC MEDI
. CINES.w.M l.y 1JA I.CLAY EROS.
Dr. S. Sil: toe's Srfsmal Pile Eeaefr
(.ivi'sltmnntr. lie. siidisanlnfiillil.le
CURE FOR ALL KINDS OF PILES,
m. il l ..itfi-r. r. by l-.'s-i.fu t A . oi ILx S'L
" lurkuiy. bnlcnwiiuriMitiui :lot"Anuicti
I. l rfi
f -I mnl
i ' ', ' ; "n'l'"t.'Tlli li .h.
I . III., ...I ,,, !,. ,,,,., , ,
b.jidi., iyij.iu. w k ituiirriua co a t
MoLLKIi S (ODLIVEI: oil.
j:ai: lay i:i:othi;i:
' urt f.,r tlM '...,. v- ..j .
lsri i imi if Uktn u illrw-M. 4r, p,ua.:
rtut.:y ,uif. 1 n-aiiM. in.t 11 trlii i,.(:i..fAi
r.tisiiniu.ihrmr!D(fiirMi.Ai-. in4 mun
I'. i. in, I ni.i's. fcl in in li. Ifiivw t
. - , .
lin.i. i'stenu-d tx-ioiwr is, h-A
f1!! rn"' nr ln rf"T "r lr..
Sotiiiwou. f entMil. for.ht or nil of
nd,vlw.m,, nut .ru r.TUm t-. .r.io e .ly,?, -I
y .l,r,.),,,e ,hB fo.tinn of in "'ulb "
Fori l.rr rsri,. a.rssnd f'.r clrrQinr.
Rr Y,!- J ' AI LAN 1 M
siuirk, safe slid .ore car.
ALLAN'S MEDICATED Lol'iilKs"
Ho!,l )y J !A IKLAY HIIOS.
jUU ij Or iHIi n l'wkit ftr
OTf fciitiH(, K'aniovriirrii'tf
iX tuawnr. ii'i:-tti. t, i.j
P i ditiOi u.i' f. mitt I ' f4b6aiY?. flr m:il Tlir sf
tf t"iMl In twi'D' n'fuit. Jr1r. r 1-!'rnt'W
S W KKmLA1- l' A111CA1i i.Sin'i'1'll, k lruum
tfitt SJ! V rTfVlsr
I' Olv'i s Uvo paw, tv. of
MEDICAL COM.VCM SEMSE M Mil BCKSE TALK.
ill j" '(t! i f'-ih. cs. bn ut
p lurk tl(.
Rrnit Itifflu far rtUlAn.
liiAct,SbutUun, KTulYara,Miit&o.i. furtumiuifus
Hrwli l,omlliii? Shot Guns. I IP tn Mil. llonhle fhnt
(i'ltis. stii!irt. Hintrl.'iiun,S.ioi). liltl.-a, sto
IT's KttVolver. SI to f,T. hrnd for f re illurrstHl
I'slsloipie. lililiAT WEiiTtli UtS WOUK8,
w-! I w 1 ..V S.
()?. ISM I
, -. I't'.(rt.
M dim. KK'tUIluN
To Nervous SullVrrrs -Hip l.rrat KuroiicHn Rri"-
"ilv- Iir. J. B. Sliiipson'sSiici'lllc Jl.'ili.'lni'.
Dr. .1 . B. Slmiisnu's 5oirlt1r Mrllrlin Is n nn.i.
I.I vc nr.' for SiiTninlorrlii', Impotmiry, Wi-skiicsa
and all dli-i'iin i, r.'snlting from Slf Aliu'. ss Nur
voUHDi'lillltv, Irriliilillllv. Mental Ansicly, Languor,
I.SHHilml.', lii jiri'SKlon iif Nplrlis Htid Ainctloim! du
ranifcnifiits of tin; Nervous Nvslrni t'.'iirslly 1'nins
In llurk or Sid.., ,ii. of Mrtnorv. l'r.'mnliir" (il.i
At"' hum din noes
that li'iul to Con
ly and hii curly
craw, r liotii.
No nisttrr how
sIihIIiti (I the.
svslcm may n
from .'jr.'sses of
hiiv kind, a short
rniiritu r.f iIiIh nioilirliui wll Iritsturn lliu loet lunc
lions snd prornre hraltn and liiippllu-KS, where li.
foro whs ilt'Hpondi'nry and gloom. ''hu Speclllc
Slu.licino Is belnK used with wonderful sue-
C f'Hinphlels sent free to all . Write for them and
1 Tie"! nH'lll.i -i.'w I",, i.nvnnr, ur r i I
aces lor is', n i " 'in ny nian on rt"'i''
nioner. Address all orders,
If. 1 1 . . I ill I . . . 1 , r. ,.i n, ii n. .
Nos. KM snd UKi Main St.. Huflalo, N. 1 .
ORAY'8 SI'KCIFIO MKD1CINK,
TRADE MARK.ThaOrcatKiiKliHinKADK MARK
Hemnrlv. an nn-
, rillnif cure for
liiinotency. and all
dlaeasea that fol
low as a cons.;.
nuenco of self
. o- 1..-- - f . TVK
Before Takingmmory, nnlvotsnl -A
lassitude pair 'n tlio Dnek. dlm-i f. n...
imssofvlHloTi.rrenialiire old sirc.,uw,
snd mnny other diseases that lead to tnsnnityor
consumption and a prematura (rnivo.
Kull partlriilara In our pamphlet, whirh wo de
sire to send freu by wall to every one. Thespo
elHcmodlrlnn Is sold hv atl dniCKlata at l pet
packaue, six for A, or will be n'nt. Iree by mall on
reelptnf the nmnny by adilresslncTUB (illAV
MBOICINKCO., Nu.8 Mechanics block, Detroit
Mich. Hold In Cairo by llarelny Bros., I'mil 0
Urbiih and Goo. K, O'lfara. u
; m 1 i m).
11 I 1 ft 1 H SV ii
,..,1 ...H....L ... , .. .
rtvKSs. GUN WORKS.
a y frier a