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, taunt," iiiKARi:Ki:ns of v;
ILBNA IOON." JETC.
lie amUed, annY tnrttlrrx to the Rrof.m.
took from lilm a dainty silver-mounted rid-IitR-whip,
widen tin j.t"a-od In Hum's hand.
''Oh, Sir riilllp' the quick color rush-
4I rr IsT lln ..!.,..' - i.t. I. v u III full I IP SO
in vili li i . . t.
ltnd! Wham perfect lilllu Imaulyof a
whin, which, I am aure, hy-thc-wiiy, .shall
Dot have Unite in uch 1 And the saddle
mid brldld arc lowly. You Imw i n t ' o
beggared me in words, bul uot iu rii-
Yoti Corset thai, If gratitude were due
tome from you, it would lie nunc titan
lamolliwl lie mini In lull fur the honor
you do mc In aeci iitine; my poor Kin."
, With thin gallant speech Sir l'hlltp
vaulted Into the saddle, and the two riders
took the roiut to the Larches.
Mr I'll H I p saw in a moment that lima
was a jirai iici'tl horsewoman, hlio t-at licr
steed well, and none nut it skillful rider
couhl have mastered Zuleika, who wm
completely under lite control of the fill's
firm but gentle hand, lima was enrap.
t ii led with the mure, and Sir I'liMp utter
riding for a while in almost perfect silence
Mid ...... t
"I see you are mistress. I would not
for the world have any but such a rider
us you are mount Zuleika."
MVa that," nuked the girl, laugh! n?,
"why you preferred to bring her with
"Yes., I knew, of course, that you
.wero a crack 'horsewoman, or 1 should not
Lave selected Zuleika; hut forgive n.e If 1
wunti'd to nmko ussurunco doubly sure by
Jiavliijf, mademoiselle's debut with you
under my own eye. You nee, though she
lias been exercise d fur a lady's riding, she
la never yc.tbeeii ridden by a lady."
: "There I nothing to forgive, Sir I'hillp.
T. i.. ....... ..r i. r..i i-...
Jfc in si'li 'HM4 vi ,vw .v iv au viiiwiiu iui
me. If h;ul gone out the 1li-st lime w ith
Koland, and Zuleika had bolted, ho would
never have been able to catch her up. 1.
call bis home Tom a monster tit to draw
a ninc-pounder unaided !"
fcir l'hilip laughed at this piece of youth,
ful exaggeration ; and so, eiialling, they
rode in the sunlight and undertint spread
lug bought of lurch and elm, till they
came iu sight of tho Lurches. They saw
tlio horses beiore the door, aud the Sabine
girl" and Uoland outhu terrace; aud lima,
girl-like, put Zuleika into a swift canter,
pulling up the marc in such splendid btylu
clone by the steps that a cry of admiration
greeted tho feat.
"Isn't she a darling?" said lima, bend.
In; from the saddle, flushed and laiiirliiiiL-.
us they all rubied round her; and at the
same in-tant Sir l'h i Hp rotlo up.
"Well dne, lima," he said; and then,
raising hit hat, and bowing low to -Mrs,
Sabine, he dismounted and went up the
terrace to greet her.
'That horse is fearfully wild, lima,"
observed l'olaud, while hi it filters were
admiring Ilma's w hij. "Are you sure you
can manage her?"
Hum's laugh rang out like a sliver bell.
"I wish I was as sure of even tiling as I
am of that," she replied. "Steady, dear,"
us Zuleika began capering a'Hnt. Oh,
Kolauu, you will kill me! W hat ha made
you timid all In a moment?"
"I shouldn't bu timid for a person I
cared nothing about," said Uoland, look,
lug up at her earnestly.
"You can't care inueh for mc In thU
short time you know, Uoland," responded
lima, perfectly unconscious of uny deep
meaning in bis word's " lint, whether you
lo or uot, you need not pull a long lace
Uoland could not say more just then, for
Sir Philip caine up and lilted Jtnse into
her saddle, and Uoland was obliged to turn
away to perform u like service lor .l.mie. f
JJut, while he wits giving Ids Miter I he brl.
die, ho kept his eyes lixed anxiously upon
Zuleika, who was curveting ubout evi
dently eager to be off. Hardly acknow 1
edged to himself, was an tin worthy desire
in the young man's mind to llnd a llaw lit
. Kir rhillp lhirrell's gift, to prove him
wanting In suilicient cure for lluia's safe
ty, while his ow n solicitude ,it even over
anxious, would shine by contrast.
"Sir I'liMp," he said a little abruptly
to the ilarouet, Who, having attended to
Kosc, was now turning away to hi own
horse, f.uliika is terribly wild. I hardly
think she is safe for lima to ride."
For a second Sir l'liilip's haughty brow
contracted, and the blue veins on the tern,
ples'stuod out sure indications of a iiuiek
and passionate temper; but lie checked the
answer that rose to his lips, and replied
cooly, though with some irony
' "1 think that 1 know huw to match hone
and rider, Sshi ue; there Is no danger what
ever." 'l hopo not," said Uoland shortly, turn
ing red. .
To tills Sir I'hillp gave no answer, lie
mounted In silence, and barked his horse
to ilma'i side. She had not heard w hat
had Just pased,und was exchanging; ban.
dilutee with Uue ami Janir.
"Never mind," she said; "Zuleika can
do without a flower she Is one herself."
"Say rather,:' remarked. Sir Philip,
"that she carries one already. What is
it? Are Itnso and .lanle taunting you be.
vausc their horses have flowers in their
cars and Zuleika has not?"
"Yes; but Fanny mid Delilah need all
tho adornment they can get!" cried lima
merrily. Zuleika shines by herself:"
"Still, why should she lack ear-ring?
Sc if you will accept It" detaching the
dainty little cluster of flowers stephan.
otls, mos rose-bud, and heliotrope ho
wore in his button-hole.; but lima put out
ft deprecating hand
"Oh, no please don't I It Is suro to
fall out; slid I cannot bear to rub you."
"What Is freely kIv1 no robbery, 1U
ma. Steady, Zuleika keep steady, prcU
ty one, while 1 fasten 111"
"Oh, I wWi you had not heard !" said
lima, s Sir Philip bent down to fasten the
Howcrs In their iilnee. " What will )ou do
Without a bulttoit-lioK?"
"I think I could live somehow," ho
answered gravely, eveu If my loss wero
not us In this case an immeasurable
"What ycrjr pretty speeches you do
make," said I una, sedately, her eyes daue
ingwltli fun "as sweet ns tho flower
themselves I Thanks; you have fastened
them beautifully, and takeu a lot nflrouhlo
to do It. I am urn."
" "NolbltlL' can bu a Iroubln tlmt U ilun
for yon, llmu," replied Sir Philip, In u low
tone tout only hu heard.
, -ine worus escaped mm almost una
ware, and he wns conscious of somethluu'
'iu hUvolott which hud not yet been urea-
" c r" 'fl . i. .. . -i . . ' .. f
k en i in it w uen uvspouo 10 ner. lie giuuc.
kcd quickly aud earnestly at her face, and
Daw that her color was a lllllo hlghtened,
and that there was a hnlf.stiirllt.-d look In
tlio large ttoiicyes, uui uiai wits nil, no
1 liad struck no. deep chord; or. If ho hud.
ue did not know It herself.
. i Koland saw tho transfer of the (lowers ;
' and tho Incident, trifling In itself, did not
ecrUdiily tend to dimliiUh his resentment
against Its loo fascinating hero. Kvon
" titottgh Sir rump uiu not dispute iima's
'- aocietr With him, but for nearly two miles
'-,'usj bt'twcou ltoso aud Juulo, while Ilu.
land aiiitllma rodtpraetleally1 alone, yet
the young nun wat' not softened toward
his rival.- h ' " J ; - '
Jill rival! t Yrs; Koland Sahine, though
ho had repudiated Uiv uccii.siiUihi of bchig
in love with lima C'otelio, adinilled to
himself without reserve that he felt for
lluu what he had never felt lor any wo.
man he lore. It Was truo that In a fashion
he hail been In love three or four limes.
At Cambridge he had even considered
himself engaged to the sister of a college
friend; but, when slie Returned his pre
bents and letters, w ilh 4iuu from herself
announcing her marriage to the oldest and
richest of the dons, lie was rather morli
lied to llnd how little hi happiness was
affected by the event, and how impossible
it was for him lo lose his interest in hunt
ing and his appetite lor breakfast.
' At the present time Uoland flirted after
a fashion with Zeph ilciu; but he meant
no evil by it ; and lie would have been gen
uinely surprised lo discover that ho had
made uny' deep Impression on the girl's
heart, lie had met her soiuel lines by ac
cident, sometime half by design on both
sides, mid had walked witli her, and kiscd
her when they parted; he had also given
her ribbons' aud trinkets. Hut all this had
been done without Job Ueston's knowl
edge; for, like his. ancestor, Job wus not,
humble miller though he was, on-i to bear
dishonor meekly; and Uo'aiul did not c'aro
to Incur the sturdy miller's wrath; he.
sides he did not care much about Zeph ut
the best of times, and just now he cared
less than nothing; for lima had complete,
ly captivated him.
Of course Uoland did not reflect that
his nature and his cousin's were iiuitc nn
tagonlstic, and that her training and edu
cation had utterly untitled her lor conn,
try lifo as he understood if. They had not
a taste in common. She liked the country
In a geueriil poetic kind of way, she was
fond of riding ami boating and flowers and
birds, but she had several times declared
that she could not bear to live in tho couu
try as her cousin's did. So Uoland ''Inn.
dered on, ami madly imagined that this
beautiful sprite might be induced lo think
of him ks a lover, If she could only learn
to fear, IT not distrust, Sir Philip Darrell.
Meanwhile Ilma,not having the remotest
ideas of her cousin's feelings, gave him
hundreds of wounds from sheer careless
ness. She was about wild as Zuleika
herself, aud horse and rider played rare
"Mother your wheat-flclds!" said lima
to Uoland, when he wa trying to point
out some peculiarly line specimens of that
cereal. "You'll never make a farmer of
me, Uol. I don't care for it one bit ; I am
not going to live in the country, you
"How do you know, coz? Y'ou arc very
"Of course" raising her straight black
brow. "I vont; that's all. Who's to
make inef Not uncle."
"You might change your mind."
"Yes, when grass grows blue, and flow,
ers head down," said lima perversely.
"Now look, Uol. There Is Connaby Fell,
Isn't it? Will you have a race? Tom
won't bet Zulekia."
They were riding ahead of the other
three us Zuleika tossed up her head, suif
fi'ig the breeze from the open moorland.
Mr Philip rode up to Ilma's side, and laid
his hand lightly upon her bridle hand.
"Keep a tight rein," he said gently, as
the girl looked up at him with the sweet
bright smile she never gave to Uoland. I
noticed that you were letting it slacken a
little just now; and Zuleika will be olT
like ligiituing If she gets her head."
"Thanks," replied lima, obeying lilm at
Uoland bit his lip hard. lie resented
Sir Philip's interference where, as lie chose
lo think, it was needless, seeing that he
himself was by Ilma's side.
" by Darrell," he could not resist say.
Jug, "a good gallop will take some of the
lliiseliiel out ol Zuleika.
You forget," returned Sir Philip quiet
ly, 'that there is a deep ditch only a short
distance ahead, of which lima has never
heard; aud, if Zuleika came on ft una.
wares she might go into it instead of over
"Hut she can leap it, can she not?" said
lima eagerly to Sir Puilip; while Uoland
lluslied botly and exclaimed
"ion ought uol to leap thai ditch, Hum
joii are too confident."
"ion dear old woman, ' replied I una,
laughing, "you can shut your eyes at the
supremo moment. Is the ditch too wide,
She did not Intend to annov her cousin
by appealing directly from him to Sir
Philip Darrell; still further from her mind
was any Idea of coquetry; but Sir Philip
was too generous to feel any triumph in
the position ussigned to him, lie answer
It is a good leap; but you can do II.
You see, Sabine," he added to Uoland,
"you do not know Zuleika, She is asplen
did jumper, and 1 don't think you need
lear for lima."
Uoland was too vexed to acknowledge
this endeavor to cover his defeat, but bis
silence was hardly noticeable, as Uose and
Jauic rode up, and in another minute they
were all on I lie fell.
Then ilassiu uud Zuleika gave their
riders full opportunity of displaying their
horsemanship, if they had eared about
showing olT. Uose aud Janic gave their
horses the rein; aud the sight of the gal
loping steeds made tho Arabs wild with
excitement. Uoland tried in vain lo keep
by his cousin. Zulelka's swiftness com
pletely put Tom spirited though he was
to sliaum; and the young quirc wus
fain to allow Ills horse a breathing,
"Now, lima," said Sir Philip, reining
hack his liery steed to the girl's side, "let
her go. The ditch is within h quarter of
a mile. Ills it good slxteeu-lect leap,
You can do it !" he said, looking Into her
"Yrs," she answered readily, without
the least bravado, her cheeks flushing, and
her eyes sparkling with excitement.
I.Ike mi arrow from a bow, Zuleika wus
gone. Uose and Janle uttered a simulta
ueousery or iniigled adiuimtloii aud fear.
"Is she running away?" exclaimed the
"No, no," answered Uose; "Sir Philip
let herolf, J lo knows what he is about.
See, bo alter her, taking it mure easily.
Come, lei's see the leap."
In another moment linn, with unerring
Laud, lilted the Arab's bead to tiro leap
I'here w a flvh, a wild halloo from n
Inn, I, and Zuleika lauded lightly on the
opposite hi Jet of (be wide? ditch, and stood
panting ami trembling n little. Hun's
hrlglit laugh rang out like a bell, us she
bent over her bravo sleeil, caressing her
tenderly. In another second Sir Philip
Was by her side.
"Well done," he said, his dark Imnd
some I'ueeKlowIng with delight at Hie glrlV
splendid feat "well (I. ne, Hum I I knew
juu would take the dllcli In line style)
mil, ny my faith, I never saw so dashing
"Kxcept your own Just now," returned
tho girl, her heart throbbing fust to hour
his praise. "You must bavu taken it ul
most at a mi. Oli, Sir Philip, wonder
what Uol will say now of Ziilnlkar She Is
worthy of all you nay of her my beaull
ful darling 1 bidlcvo she would 'like lo
THE DAILY "CAIRO BULLETIN;
go back again." ,
"And you too, eh, you wild sprite? No;
lake pity on me, uud while the other are
riding round It Is more, than half it inlio
let us have u good gal lop over that piece
of rolling country" pointing ahead. -
"Oh, delicious 1" cried Hum. "Sir Phil
ip one minute do look at them I Not
onu of their horses can tako the diloh!
lorn would have a fearful' cropper if he
tried It." ,
"Tom is too' heavy, and has not tho
atrideforsiicli a b ap," said Darrell, watch
Ing vvilit it certain sense of triumph, Ito.
land galloping oil, lor he had lima to
himself for a lew Inlet' moments of happi
ness. Doubtless Sabine would think he
had urged tlm girl to tho leap on purpose,
knowing that he could reach her uud Hint
the others could not. Hut what did it
matter? Ho was cnnseieuce.clear In this
ut least, and, ior the rest, lima was by bis
"And look," she exclaimed suddenly,
"how well you fastened the flowers, Sir
Philip; they bavu not lallou out!'.'
Diirrell's dark gray eyes flashed, and the
firm band on tho bridle trembled a little;
be spoke impulsively.
Yet, if titcy fell, you would not care,
She hud not looked at his face, but
started at the ling of bitterness iu his
tone. Something made her Instinctively
keep Iter eyes turned from him us she an
swered "But I should care Indeed- les belles
"Y'es, les belles, fleurs," ho said mock
Ingly; then, wheeling his horse "Now
then, give rein!"
Zuleika needed no more. With a Joyous
neigh sin! tossed up her graceful head and
dashed off, Darrell, wlio of course could
havo easily pas.tcd hi. young companion
kept at her side ; and away tliry went over
the free moorland, witli tho brcezo whi
tling past them and tho hot sun blnzing
down, In the mad delight of that gallop
lima almost forgot the pain Sir l'liilip's
words and manner had given, uud scarce,
ly thought, but only felt, that half the
happiness would be if he had not been
Sirl'lilllp knew full well wiiyhN pulse
throbbed so quickly us he rode over the
moorland by lluia's side; and the strange
old (ierniati legend came back to him of
the terrible rido of Leuorc and her lover
through Hie. forest, away, to unknown re.
tjiou. lima was loo fair, too pure for so
black a fate; hN love MioulJ nut destroy,
but save ln-r. Death could not wrest her
from such great love us his. Never, was
love more true and faithful, never devo.
lion more perfect; Ids every thought was
bcrshis first hive; for, though be had
tasted deep of lilr's pleasures, lit' hail lie v.
er loved till now; uud now he laid dwu
his lite at thu feet of u gidtb-n-liaired girl.
Would she spurn the treasure, or would
siie fear him? On, on they sped thrmigli
the summer sunshine, away from the late
'Let the dea l past bury its dead"
m to the distant land of light and love.
AVas the vow quite forgotten?
His hand vvas on his companion's bridle,
but, even as her questioning eyes were
raised to his face, bis eyes were turned
fi'imi lu.'r,anda mighty and terrible change
had gone over her features. It wus welt
perhaps that she did not meet his eyes just
then, for surely she must have read there,
in his whole heart, lint why did bis looks
change, and ids checks grow livid, and
his hand drop from, Zuleika's rein, and
why did he check with au iron-hand his
owu horses onward cour-e? llccausc of
the sound titat came sweeping on the w iud
"the sound of many water-," the sullen
our of (Jipsy's Weir; and the awful
Words flashed aeros bis mind
"Kver DincU s ,ve shall prnre,
and death in b lh who love."
The liercc revulsion was terrible; he al
most reeled in the saddle; he scarcely saw
for one hewlldereil moment tint lima, un
able at once toelu ek her horse, had turned
how uud vvas riding back to him, lint,
when the mist had rolled away from hi
eyes, and be saw her, his love, so young,
so wondrous fair, be felt tho bitterest an
guish of self-reproach. Death to her, for
whom be would shed his blood drop by
drop smiling in the suffering borne for her
sake? Had lie been mad, mad indeed?
bul was it too late to save her to bear the
His st'rong will rose to meet the great
need of the moment, lo hide the truth
from lima. Y'l teven the quick command
of feature which had become second na
ture to Mill could not, In the few seconds
that elapsed, smooth away all signs of deep
emotion; and lluia's keen glance was
keener now, loo, to read his taee.
"What is it?" she said hurriedly, pans,
ing and leaning forward, witli her largo
clear eyes full ol trouble. ls it All,
She raised her head and followed hi
glance, which seemed to answer her, tiv
wards the river. For a few seconds sbo
sat quite. sil nt, listening to the roar of tho
weir, her eyes dim with blinding tears;
bul licr face quite turned from iter com
panion, so that he could not sec it.
"Don't trouble your boimle head, lima
dear," he said half lightly, half caressing,
ly, as one might speak to a child. "I am
so grieved that I caused you even a pass.
Ing trouble! lint the sound came on mc
suddenly and unnerved me; for I vvas hr.
getting the shadows iu the sunshine, and
needed a reminder, 1 suppose. Hark
there Is Kolaud's shout 1 Shall we make a
detour round the bracken yonder and Join
lima made no answer, but silently loosed
In r bridle and rode oil' again, Sir Philip
by her side, Shu could not liavo spoken
ono word. She still kept her face, away
from him, though now there was an added
pain that yet helped her to gain self-con.
trnl. She was a child to him then only a
child? Well, and did uol she behave liko
a child? Wiial else could ho think her?
She was not seventeen yet, not for another
week; so It was only kindness when he
said Unit nothing was a trouble that was
done lor her. He only wanted to tense
her, when be mocked her about the flow,
eis; ami why, of course he would not
have xiven her Zuleika, If h't had thought
she vvas more than a child Well, hern
were the' others J and Imw vexed Uolund
was.lookliig, though lie laughed and called
out Truants!" Then sjie girls camn up,
and there was a good deal or laughter uud
hunter; and lima laughed as much as any
one; but she wits conscious all thu time
liiul Uoland was any tiling but' pleased
She dltl not care Iu Hie least about Hint,
and was us far us over from Imagining why
lie should be vexed, except that bo bad
Hot wanted her to leap the ditch, ,Hic let
him keep her by his side however, and
talked and latljlnil, and sceiued iu lino
Holiiud proposed crossing tlm Cnalmere,
and returning home by the .Mill; and us
lio olio objected to tint Idea, they made fur
a narrow bridge, tlmt spanned tho river
three or four miles above Scarth Abbot-
Only two horses ubrciist could oi ds,
bridge, ami here it happened that SlrPhll
p Dnrrell and Hum were side by ,idu
"What a rapid current tlm rlvvr hasj"
said tho L'lrl.lilinld that he should Udult
she hud been iinnoyed when ho had last
SUNDAY MORNING, APRIL 10, .KS9.
spoken to ner.
Ay," ho answered, glancing over tho
low parapet, vvllh a slrungo thought of
what that swift sircnnf might bu bearing
uwuy be Inn) many days were past ; "uud il
will be running six miles uu hour or more
before loiig." . '
lluia's words w'cro hardly relevant to
"Sir fhilip, Ih It all true really true?"
she said iu a low tone.
"Sceptical still, young America after
vvhal 1 showed you the other day loo, and
the dreadful s Lories 1 told you?"
lima did not kuow that. bis Jesting tone
was ii rcliigo for himself; In her tones
there vvas not doubt, but tin ImU'ibin
dread, a yearning niter a poshihiliiy , tho
wild cll'url to grasji at souiu means of c.
cape, but the feeling thus lliicoucintsy
expressed might not really have taken a
hoidoit the girl's inner life. She could not
he Indifferent to bis fate; but It need not
Inll ieuce her while existence,
"Don't laugh at me, please," ..aid lima,
trcniiilimr; it Is not only only the curse 1
mean, but the other what they say about
the floods this year."
That the rains will come early I have
no doubt, 1 1 1 ii :t ; but as to the rest, It may
or may not be; Indee.!, tlm iieedl'ul sacri.
flclng' must be brought about quickly, or
another vlclim must be found, for I hall
not be here to civo up my life lor some one
as yet. unknown."
The girl drew a long deep breath it
might have been of relief, or of pain, or
Sir Philip's hand was on her bridlo
again, on her hand which trembled under
tho touch, yet not more than his, which
rested I Itero so lightly, yet llngeriiigly.
"lima," said the sweet low voice, resn.
lutely controlled, "answer me. There Is
no j.'sting now. Do you believe iu the
curse that Is on my house?"
"I cannot but believe it, Sir Philip; and
yet yet "
"Yel what?" as she paused.
Thi! girl flushed and" paled iu a breath.
"Ah, do not ask me!"
Her eyes fell and her bosom heaved
How could she say lo him that she believ
ed a noble lite could not be doomed forev
er for a sin not his, that u uohh- love -ivcn
and received must be a savior and not a
destroyer? She might have sal 1 it three
days before even perhaps yesterday; but
now she shrank from the very sii'dei-l.
Sir Philip dropped his bund, aud turned
away. She belieed in the curse, believed
that there were woe and death iu loving
him, aud yet did not not fear him; then it
was not too laic she did not love him.
Nay, in so short a time bow could she?
And yet in the very moment that he re
joiced that lie could save her, Ids heart
was crying out, beating wildly against its
prison lar, "Oh, I Inn, lima, my soul,
were a thousand years of life to bo mine,
I would give tiiem all for the bliss of one
brief moment one moment to hold thee in
thee anus, to feel thy heart thj'ob an an
swer to mine, to ki'S thy sweet lips, and
hear them whisper, 'Philip, 1 love thee!' "
Hut be only said
"Pardon mc! i will not ask you any
more questions. Thanks, Hurt."
They had reached the op;,oite bank,
aud HOW pulled lip for the olhers to J i:i
them; and lima louud herself once mure
by Uoland's side.
It chaiiccd that lima had uoi yet vi-ited
the Weir Mill; and us the riders ap
proached it, Uolaml propo-cd tlial siui
should see It now. '
"Hut Sir Philip might not I iUo it," be.
gan tho girl.
".My dear coz, you mift not think that
tiiere is an active hatred on lie. ton's part
against tlte Darrell, though certainly he-
bears tbcin no good will; moreover, Dar.
rell himself is far loo haughty to regard tho
hatred of Inferiors.
lima however persisted in appealing to
Sir Puilip. He laughed.
"Your wish would be enough," he said
gallantly, even, if 1 had any ooj-cliiiii ; and
1 have not Indeed. There is .lob Ili -ton
ut the dour, and Zeph feeding chickens
Yes, there stood Jo'i Ilcstoii, with fold
ed ni'uis, loaning again si I .c door, and
watching the ad valuing riders scriitiuis.
ingly, or rather watching Sir Puilip ami
llmu, for tho horses were coming up the
fiver bank all abreast at an easy t rot, II.
ina riding bet w een Darrell and Uoland.
Job llcsiuii's gipsy descent was plainly
marked on hi!.ic", and it was not a ple.is.
ant (ace; the brows were heavy, the lips
thick, uud tilt- eye sinister. Zeph iiu
had ceased from her occupation, aud also
watched the riders. Mie knitted her brows
and clenched her hands under her apron,
as she looked from the young Squiro to
"What am I tober?" she iiittl fred
Hut, if the Dark Daricll laiicic her, sm
would love him rather than U daud .ioiiiu.
Who would nut except lor the curse:-"
"Zeph;" said .lob suddenly, startling
tin- girl Irom ln-r angry thought.
"They arc coming here, 1 suppne they
want In show the Imvlgn missy the Weir
.Mill. I'll lav It she know Hie story lung
agol 11 1, hal"
"Of course, fai her; yet what If slm
should lint herd and marries sir Philip?"
It's never Sir Puilip will marry I
wot," returned the miller grimly, "unless
lie laks his wife Iioiiii: bet Ween HOW and
bt. U.u Iholonicw ; fur the lb"tls will bo
out, and he has but a few it.n s more ol
"Father," said Zeph, turning pale,
"why should it bo Ibis lime?"
-Hih, girll See lln- foreign missy
rides Zuleika, the choicest mare in the
Court stable. Do you think Sir Philip
will leave Scarlh Abbot? Not lie! Mi
his fate that keeps him hero; and, II ho
suiil to-iluy, that he would leave, 1 should
know il could not he. He sure Sir Philip
will never see gray hairs, and a atruuger
will reign ut Court befbro the irecs aro
Hut Zeph was a woman and grieved for
tho handsome and winning Lord of tho
Tim rlilors camo on ami drew up before
the Mill, and sir Philip, over courtly,
raised hi hut la Zeph, as slm ran forward
ctirUeylng, and asked smilingly If .MU
C'ostello might took over tho Mill,
"Surely, Sir Philip, and welcome t" re.
piled Zeph, stealing a glance ill Itolanil
Hut Uoland wus looking at Hum; and Zeph
To be Continued)
in in a
A m A W E?
4 flJ tT4 XSk a &
Sr. S. Sibboo' s E stomal PiloRcmcdy
CURE FOR ALL KINDS OF PILES,
pniil hf Dnmiti-Upvprywhrri. I'rlri., l,iinn, hni
irfwiMeveiiUl. HnmeVs sent five lo pliuirlniu
nilltlsiilh-fers.Sy P S-iitnt-rl1-r A i n, lf(i am
tltW loratfllr, blubiuuisutumiset"Jiib4i,a
GREAT Gkr "DKSTUOVKK.
Tiers pn rifled and heiij.
il. tiatiKrene pre
vented ami cured.
W munis lienli d rnpblly .
Rciirvy curtd In short
TcHer !i led up.
Il Is iieif.'C. ly harmless.
Ki T .ore lb run t ii Is n
top ('lit p
aY! '-'i,. ';VrT?g: HSiiiB
l lltiieui til' MOiilt'il.
hii It Vur prevented by
Its UN It,
in C'lfts of death In tho
Iioiihu, it ulinuld ill-
. -ays bis nii;rt about
the corp-i It will
prevmr nay tulple-i"
toil smell. An mill
(lute Tor mil ill or ve;.
elulile polsonn, stints.
Utinvrt rous eflliivhis of
rick roi'iii mill inspll
h'h removed ! its ii".
Yi.l:ow fever tudicaled.
, SMAJ.L POX
Ji It AIM CAT K D
( imliiyloi. UiiKltntuil.
Hick roi nis puriUcd and
Kevured iiinl "h'k per
sons relieved au i re
fnsiinl bv I'Htlilni:
Hiibl ft'hlcd to thu
Soli while complexions
secured by lis nee in
Impure, air much- harm
less and puriib-d ly
To purify thu h'ciilh,
rli-i.. i-o tho teeth, It
iiu. 'I he iirpficd.
Catarrh relieved nml
rrycilii'la cured .
I .il'rtiH I lleved Imeri'tly,
Kenrs prcvei'tcil .
Jb moved ull unpleasant
SC A It LE T
la fiict il ! the great
Disiiiftctuiit and Purifier.
J.II.ZKIL1N A: CO..
.Msnilfaetttrlni; Chemists, B'M.K l'HOI'KIKTOH.
Owing to a l'Oj.nlnr Idea ihst a rcmedr said in
cttres variety of rtia'ailles i-lcii d he lr aled w tli
caulloti. if i ot n ilcii'ti, the inventor tie'ittit U
scut.' time in plie mi it b. fire U.c pub ic ; hi.l f otn
thi-cra if' in;' ae-'irm ie by it crcut i u . ter ofili"
runt vu lizii.i: ntitl health n''ieiiijj crop. riles of
his pri'pnrtitb'ii ol lit I nj hi lilli - iiu.li r n vs-i
t.v of cirru-.i-Mires hn if i (j in ly iaii,iled Ibat
t'.-ci-i-i fT"C'!s i.iv acttrt-! bv it- n .thai it" set "ii
I" pictilinr lo Ills I'lilmr.i'l .ii. sad Unit '"i-iiniiup.
lion i. i ut o"lv ctiriib , tiut. up to a ci-rt.-t'o .t
la an ca.l'y controlled us mut otuir organic i.b-eau-s
While II e Hie aim i l the !t.vi Mm y cortv. v It.,
formation t u )i a. reimi-" Ii a I! :'i .'h,i. lu u,
il i htc firm belief ibnt it., lire ivil, l e u!ili'i c !n
all wliii ibtiire a be l;fe '-r who ur sir-n-.Iini: tor
lii-aoa H'ltli a l.iitfi l i fe 1 i th- el-a r i to t n!
twilv-veins, !' wi.ild led ('.esjitir of r. rioriiu- u
pit' en! ill'.-ru U tleai I'l ' a'lote IiiiloeJ (li-e t-e.
ev.'n Ih nb f liureil t i a vi r I "' rl.tU n:nl .jt
coin.lkati.d tn- aclesl mifsnic li,sa.
Pi. m, .Vim . Vay I't-h. 1"s .
PcsrS'r: Ai v me to "iy tlmt I ei-ln ia yo'ir
"Ilyi'i.; luthpl lies" mesi hllily. mil for ihosc en
R id II. rob m-iitea which diuiv kri ly on the
lierveit aY'l-m il I" :liVU lO le. I have io-f'1 it til s -elf
nil tlie ni'-ct Oiff-ir ory n sn ts and l.ave i.'i
Irciluci.U it lo a l.irjre mi other of my n. ,y,,
I KVUlK.VDIt. W If.VIHK.
Pastor M. .Mitbitc.'e .'ntho'lv Ch .ri b.
For Siiti: liy all Drneijis'a
j j . ,i a,, r . . ii.v,... W--.
';'7r--;.;j V. .. " .
:. i "..'."' ' ' '
l-'SISS-K...' ,!.' ' J . :
If you iiuT' f from dyspepsia, uo
IIUMniCK MM'dll ' fTTKIH
If you are sfltltted vith Mllnn.Mrs. i:-c
M'KDOs K Hi.OOl) ITTI.hS
If you are prortrali d with Hrk ln-si'si We. lal.e
ui:;x:(.K Pl.t ( b nn).:.!
If your bowe's aie i'.boider.d recabili; It.- ut wllli
UL'i'.boc K ni.otii) i;;ri ki.-.-s.
If your b'.obd ts lminirc, purify It with
iintnocK iii.oni, r.rrrni-
If you have lndlyi stlon, you w ill Hud an iiiilidi tc Hi
IlL'ItDtiCK Ill.(-f)I) IMT'j'KliS.
If yon ore troubkd with s rh.K rompln. tils, eru'.l
teste 11,1'in with lll'KDOCK IU.UOH lUTi i:it
II your liver Is torpid p-storo It to Iniilil.y a ll .i.
with BCHDOCK i;l.OJD liTT 1 S
If your liver It tfTected yen will llud u sburo ri tloi
Stlveln lll'KDOCK lU.OU'J IlinXi.S.
If you lisvo nry spurks nf hiiinor er p'mple. full
not to take IX'KUOCK III.ODD HIT I'F.llh.
If yoti hnvu nry slntptotns of ulcers or scroruhms
sotes, a cnrativo rennidy will be round In
lit II DUCK IlfKJl) lilTTICKS,
Fur ImpiTlliiR strciiKih and vitality to th" system,
liolhliiRCniie(iml Ill UDOCK IlbOO!) IdTTEKS
For Nervous ntid General Oeblltly, tare up tno
system wuh lll'ldJOCK IILCOD l i t I I'.KS
ri.tt.'K II i-r.it iiont.Ki Tuiai, nomas. IOits, '
FOSTER, MII.IilKN & CO., I'mi-'is.
iu;fkai,o, n. y.
Korsnlohy I'At'LO. KCHUII.
Huiti) of Illinois. I Clrcn't entirt nf Alt in-
Conniy of Alexiuider j ib r county.
December Upci'lal i urtti, A. H, 1, 1.
J nines il. Aliilciilu-y.
Ambrose Klklns, Diiitha Elkies nnd di-orc.)'
lllll In Chnnrery to l-'mec use JlorU'iure.
Pub Ic notice Is hi rt hyulvcn, that, In i iirsiintu ii
nf a ilei reu iiinile nml entered by said com I la
tlm iibiive ctitjlled riuire, on the bill ibiv i l lleceiii
ber. A. 11. IStll, I Alexander II. Irvln, Mister In
clniiicu-y of lint said circuit court will,
nil Tuesday, the second day of Miiy 1 i. nt t'e
honrtil ll -cluck In tho furetionn, ut ilm s m lo
weaierly tb orof Ibu cniirt hmiso, In Ilia titv ol'
Ciiiid, ciiiiiiivej Aluximder nml Sliile nl' Hlm.s,
sell at niilillc iiuciltm,' lo thu hluliert bldiler. I r
t'lisli, nil uud siltuiilnr, the l'ollo ltut -J , ill e l
pminh'cs unit real usliile In said decree uu nil. me '.
slaiiitit Iu Hie county of Alexiuub r nu l I'tnin id
111 nuns, er so in licit thsrenf us shall he sa Welt til tu
sil'lsfv raid ilcrrce, tti-wlt : I'nrt. (if I o sonlli
liiilfoft.hu aorlliHcr I tpia-b-r of si cllui I'.v.'Cl In
township Mxt nil O'b poiiiIi. niid tn rut. I" i'wo (tfl
wmtttf of thu ihlul principle mend nn cnuiiitiiinir
forly.Uve and llllv, uuu b'.uulrudtU acres, more, or
Hided Apr.. ,h,lM. ' Jf
Masli-r In Chuiicory of the Circuit Court of Alex
ander (Iniiuly, IV
David I, Liavu.vu, OuAipUlAaiifa HulliUor.
! s-UJ . i- .-iUii.',!,' , , ;
HAM KIT A Si XERTIXr
Cured my tunc rlrl uf Ills.' Mie was also di-af tni
Uinnli. l.nt II eiirtil ler. hhe i-itu now ml ami Ifsr aa
wc.l ainnj ihkIjt. Purss Kojs, tprliirtcr. Wis.
Hal been the ineJiis nf curing my wife of rhetimsllsin.
, J. II KLsrciisii, 1'urt Culliiit, Cob
Made t sun cue uf a ras if On for my tun.
E. H. Hu.Ls. Illaitailltc, Kan.
' RAMAItlTAN HIIVIK
Cured me of vvrtf.i. n,-iritirti an I iek hewiarti-.
Mns. '.V n. llu.Nox. Aurura, 10,
SlMlKITtV M UVIVT.
Vias the means uf ctirSnt lay wife nf tpasms.
Ukv, J. A. Kina. Ueavcr. Pa.
S tMA HITA SntVIXE
( nrpit me of an lint x affi r arv-iidin over $ io wllll
oilier liociur.. b. U. Ilon.os, hew Alhauj, IwL.
Kltectualljr eurt.il mo ut sin.nii. .
Mia. .laysia Wassi s",
THI Weal Y.iuBiir, a Si. L'liiraao, III.
rtiis-stoiirt'lilliluf fl. after ttvrn nit to tlta by our
family plil'.lei in. Ithti lnijver .m In II hour.
lusav IvNSt Vemlla, Warrvti Co., Teun.
fl.VIAUI TA.N r.KVIK
Cured me ot scrofula after .tirferina; for elaht ycart.
Alhsri-Siai-foX. l'euna. ill.
N.M.RITAi NEIIVIXE -
Cured mjr ..in i.f Ci, a.'t.-r i'iiili it ri s) with oilwr
doctor. J. W. Tiioiin ros, Llalla,ru, Mis.
NAM AltlTAMi WEIiriNR
Cnn-d mi-n- nn imvel)' of epllcplk! Bu of a ittihhorfj
cliarAccr. K'.r. Us. Makiis, Mrttianl.stowa.J4U.
Cut d my Ion of flu. afn-r havine had t vo In clirhttcB
OioulUa. Mns, t, h'miKa. YitU loJant, h. V.
stnni ri Eitvi.E
Curodm? 01 cjilii pifof nlu- yrara' stantlnn.
JilSS OlILKV Mir.slltl.L.
Wruiiy. Newton Co., Mo.
n rs-rntaneuily cure! nie of rpir p nf many yan
auratluu. Jmsiu hcrra. L Joariib, Mo.
MAMA RITA W .EUVIR
Cured mc of bronchitis. .i!i'ii -uei nfml ileMllf.
tli.ivm Mtkss. Iruninii, vXiie,
II.i rttrtd lue ut aathtnsi u .erofula of manf v ar
liantll'i. Ia; Ja i.l lovlniuu, K.
SI A II A RITA FRVIXF.
IsHisfiit H's. ILtviW- ea wril f,.r i-r fr yarsj. "
ViiiiL.a tf Ccuna. thjlils. i . tizlau Co.. Mian.
HAM IHl l'AN NERVINE
CurvJ a in lot of unite ii., h , i - .k.. 4 , ttr lly.
M-ieii.vitbOOaaoK. Kidway. Pa.
BAM ARITASf VFRVIXE
Ilu .K-rniam uny inn I m of r;.ii ,ii.- n;
fisviitTsr.aui.1. I, a Mota.-a, Iowa.
SI lARITA EKVIVE
Cundtiy ikwfq.il P of Byean.t.n'tliie.
H'.lii ruiK Ka;rfltl4, Mlch.
SIM VKITAV MRVIVF,
Cupd my Urof a ui rt itu .i.r.e ,,r ihc h- ad.
K. t;i:inx. Nonh II f, '
HAHf ARITA NERVI.Vr
Ciir-d mr n,u cf fl;s. ik- lias r,,,- , ,4 a at for alul
fouryears. John IUvis.
VVoodhurn Uac uoln Co., IU.
Is! XtJR KAI.E
HV AL.L, DHUGOTSTS
fir may ! hail dlfrt frtitn as. For furth -r litliirni
llott 'itelim siiiiuii for itnr lliu-'r-bti d J inn.a gulug
CUdvaa'4 of cutra. Addts s
UJi. N. A. IIKTIUOD A CO.,
Vuild's KrHlepdc IniMtiiie,
ST. J08IPH, Mt
Uraann-v .Vh) th'-v ni Prefcrrert to Ml
MtUc? Vciour; Wasters or lilerna
reruns th-T possess sll the merit of the
strHiit,tu-!iuiR iiorous piaa .tr. anil contain In ad
(1. lion thereto tho nearly itlscovrn'tl Mwurful and
aeivvc(-i'tBliltieiiinliiiintion sviiU ll aels with In
rreaaed i'iS.'1'ncleiit, f.t!luufatiiis, aedutlve and
coiiiitur Irritniit cdeiis.
It s-nnse they are u retinitis pharmf.ei-utleal prep,
ora'.iim, uud 10 loco'-nUcd by tho protosaiou.
r.i-fnn"ithey nro the en'y plaBtota that rallcvt
U at VMQ.
Tiecaeei Ibey will posltlvi-lyrnrnilisaaast which
01 licr rtuicilies wi.l uot tvun ruliovu.
TtTaafri ever f.OOn pit yalcmus and drticRlstsbaTti
vitliiuiarily teiiiltP d Hint tbey aru superior to all
other plasturaor tuudicitii s fur fitcntnl uat,
r.ir'tsn tli a mwnfariurers) hsvo roralved the
niiiy loudnis ever tpvc u for porous plasters,
Imii Caps Porous Flaster!
SEADURY & JOHNSON,
fi tvui: wi'..nKivAT-last, wri??
fi MEAD'S Medicated CORN ami BUNION PLASTf l
TU.OE M's. Tlm (Ireiit. Em?
I sh leineriy, An
f 1 .' tiiila'diiiir. euro for
; .: m
' rV -1
'. ', '
spi rtnut rrLeii. In
Km" r.id nil
us a sequence
uf self-abllsi-i sa
1...- nl nti'innrir.
'S " tt '
tiinvi.i.iil l .aaltiute 4 IV.- HI..1.1
' milt. tlio l.ark.uwr wua'
Illtlirt pe ill . I'll, jiri tnni'ii" ,,,,..17
ntbei diniises II. ui lend to iiisauliv, cunsnmpiloa
nr a iiteuii'.tiuu I'liive.
- . . . t - .... .l.1..t u.t.l-1. ....
.11 h. . ... ... ..I..I ........ . ..Ill ... A Mnn.
1.7,. I'llll I'lirilC'llltrs in our iuuiooni, wno-.ll w
ileslne to send Irei bv mull to nvitrvunu. I'SS" Tin
HpnclilrJIeilluliiii In sold hv all Urauslsts at f 1 per
tnrmiwo, or six pncltnuea for C"ir will bo sunt froe
by mull on receipt ol 'lui tniiiiev, bv Hdilresrltitf,
juji uiui airun i.-stt uu.
Hold To Cairo bv Tau.
Mack : .
v.s.lhij".v 1 vur-