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.THE GirSY'S CURSE.
8X Tn ACTnOtt OV C.l'!I.TY WITIIOVT
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XBNi POON." XTC.
Bote came over early to the Orange, and
wanted lima to go back with her for a
game of lawn teunU; and Jlma went,
Laving no excuao for refusing; but alio
took care nuvcr to be alono with Knlutul.
Tbe Rhudow of the approaching Thursday
Lung over her liUe a lmll. She could not
now avoid nioro tlinu Mispoottng wliut
Uoland wunted to gprak to her about;
and alio shrank from Hint with a dread
that grew more nod mure as the day np
Mcnnwliilo nothing wus seen of 8I
Thlllp parrell. lie was still at the Court,
all Scarlli Abbott would have ucdil
known it if be had left.
"Maybe, iiiInsv," nuiil Job I ronton grim
ly to Hum, as alio was crossing the lock
brldgo early on Wi'tliiimluy morning, and
met the miller, "he'it M'Ulng his house iu
order at last ; time lie did, if be moans to
top till the rains comu. They'll bo on us
In a day or two, or my name's not Huston."
Ilow do you kno'vr" askud llmu, with
a sinking heart.
"Know? Uh, I can tell! His days aro
"1 don't believe it," said Ilina steadily.
"Don't you, inlmjf 15ut then, you see,
you're a foreigner."
"How do you know)1" asked tbo girl.
"What is meant by life for lifo '1 That
Implies a life possibly mivud."
"Suppose it did, missy, his would bo
lost," said Job grimly ; "and both must
"Why!" A life is given If it is given by
tbe will; auluul dentil is not a necessity."
"Well, of course," returned Jlcxton,
"tho curse is doubtful to some extent;
but I fancy Sir l'liilip himself take it
ruther that he'll lose lils life some way.
Don't be tile other ptrty, that's all, missy ;
you're far to huiidsoine to lose your life."
llmu turned away haughtily and walked
on. Job stood and looked lifter her.
"Is that to be it, I wonder? ho said to
himself musingly. "Tho young Squire
fancies her, or I'm much mistaken ; but,
ir Sir Philip's in the held, he'll win no
fear. Thcu the Squire isn't oulTt'o take it
coolly if his girl is taken uwny from him
I don't know what he'd do something
many wouldn't expect. As for the loni,
he'd carry her off; that's tho Darrcll way."
Thursday morning dawned clear und
eunny ; but lima awoke with a heavy load
of dread and grief on her heart, bhe
could not meet Uoland; he would taunt
ber about Sir Philip, and her face might
betray her. The dread grew to an over
mastering terror; and the girl determined
to fly from tho impending interview, tho
ruoro go as Miss Durnfurd said attiri-uki'iut
that she was going to visit noiiio of the
poor people, and, as I Una never accoui.
pauied her on these occasions, she would
be left alone.
"What are you going to do with your
elf, my dearf" asked Aliss Dnruford.
"I shall lake aruiuhlo presently, aunty,
"Very well, dear. How odd it is,"
continued Miss Durnford, tying her boti-net-string,"
that Sir Philip bus not bceu
this way for so long I it makes me very
anxious. He seems determined to d uo
to tho uttermost."
lima made uo answer; and Miss Durn
ford went out with her mind tolerably at
rest concerning Dark Durrell and her
lima walked wllh her aunt to the gale,
and noted which road she took; then she
weut back to the bouse, caught up her hut,
and left the premised tho buck way; but,
Instead of going toward the river, she took
an opposito course, running for some
distance till shu had put half a mile or
more of wood and Held between herself
and Scurth Abbot, and then she dropped
into a quick walk.
lima had not the least idea where she
was going, and did uot cure, so long us she
escaped Uoland. Indeed sho wanted to
escapo from every living thing, und tho
wilder tho country grow the belter pleased
she was. Up hill and down dale she went,
aud along rocky paths, till she cuinu ut
last to a deep gorge, the sides of which
were thickly clothed with verdure.
The place looked like an enchanted dell,
and brought to 1 1 ma's ready imagination
tho old legend of the knight who rodo
with the cross hilt of his sword uplifted
through tho enchanted groves. She won
dered if tho superstition of tho country
folk had pcoplod tho glen with elves and
Other mysterious beings, and if the hoot-
marks tier quick cyo detected among tho
. tliick moss that carpeted the ground were
thoso of a headless steed, like the one that
l.atm ted the precincts of the Alliumhru.
The entrance to tho gorge sloped grad
- ually from were lima stood. At another
time she would have deliberately skirted
the verge fur tho pleasure of scrambling
down ; but now she had lost her wild, high
tMrlti, and walked onward stowly, swing.
ing her hat and listening to the singing of
tbe birds iu the trees, and watching with
dreamy interest tho sunlight among tho
loaves. Deeper and deeper she went into
the dell, thinking she would discover tho
outlet ; for, she argued, there surely was
an outlet, since tho hoof-murk were still
visible going one way, and there was no
Igu of a return Journey.
It was strangp, tho girl said to herself,
that she had never heard of this wildly
beautiful spot before. Stay I Sho stood
Mill lor a moment, trying to remember.
Yes; htul not Uose, only the other day,
talked of the Abbot's Dell, which wus said
to be haunted? No doubt this wus like
dace. Haunted 1 Then sho need have no
fear .of meeting any one. Wit the hoof
marks? The girl hud moved onward, but
now hulled again wllh a sudden throb at
tho heart. There was one man who cured
nothing for peasant' tales. Sho glanced
behind her, but saw no sign of any living
creature, suvo the birds iu thu bunches
ond the scuttling squirrels. Sho listened.
There was a dead silence, though indeed
on the mossy ground even a horse's step
would not be audible till the animal were
within twenty yards.
Sho bent dowu und examined the murk
more attentively. Au Indian would havo
mude moro of them, tiglit us the impress
,- was; but llmu could see that they were
those of a sinalbhoofud animal, though
whether they were recent or not her
kuuwlodge did not enublo her to determine.
Had Hassan passed that way? Well, why
frighten herself so? It might huve beou
yesterday, or two days before, or Unco
Lours ago, that Sir Philip had ridden
through the glen; and, H it were only
five minutes ago, he would be far ahead of
lier, far out of sight before she reached
the end. Hut how tho mere thought of
bis having been so tieurpcrhapi to re
1 cently made her heart beat I Aud how,
" argue as she would, her lips quivered and
ber ejc gazed fnurfully before her wllh
. every onward step she took 1 Huw sho
started at every rustle of a leaf, a though
1 ebe expected to aee an elilu creature in.
tead of a bird iboot forth from the brake
Another turn, and no sign yet or the
end of tho long winding glen. Hark !
What was that? The girl stopped abrup.
ly. A sudden flight of bird from out of
the thick rulluge scarce a hundred paces
ahead. What had startled them? In
another second a dark object camo round
the turning not the knight of the loeiid,
withcross-hilted, aword elevated before
bin), but Sir Philip mounted ou llassun,
and gazing before him with such a look as
strong proud men wear when they aro
lighting a stern battlo with their own pas
gioiis, und know that they aro losing
ground inch by inch. Hut this lima had
not tlmo to Bee; for ho had recognised
tho slight form standing In tbe soft twi
light of tho gleu at the instant that ho
pasted the curve; aud a wild joy lighted
up his face, und the lust fruil barrier tho
strong will had strivcu to uphold tottered
Wot even pausing to draw bridle, ho
sprang from his horse, and was ut lliua's
side, her handi clasped in his, beforo tho
startled steed hud halted.
lima, Hum," he cried and his whole
heart went out to her in the pussiouuto
utterance" oh, my life, my soul, 1 can
strive uo longer! Why have you come to
tempt me? "
But lima could not answer him. Sho
wus trembling violently. Her golden
head drooped, and her eyes sank beforo
his. How could sho meet tho look that
would havo told her the whole glorious
truth If Mb lips had been silent and hU
hand had never touched hers?
"lima I" Now his arms were round lior,
her heait wits throbbing against his, und
his lips sought hers, "llmu, my darling,
I know tbul jou love me. Let me hear
you say It. Uaio those dear eyes and
iook into mini!, and tell mo that your lifo
is mine, us mine is yours."
Was tho curse forgotten?
Sho thought not of It, lint raised her
eyes to his und whispered softly, the sweet
eyes sinking iiloIii immediately
I love your' ami uis lips seuieu tho
Philip Darrell's wish was granted, and
that brief wild happiness was his. But,
oh, it was brief Indeed, und not even for
a moment was there peace I Unco moro
and now too late roso up before him
all that ho hud trampled under foot and
seninud to have crushed forever. He
raised his head, which had been bowed
on hers, and sought to loosen his clasp;
but lima held Ins heart, and with a low
cry of pain clung to him, pressing her
golden bead against his breast.
No, no," she said passionately, "you
shall not put mo from you? You havo
done mo no wrong to love me and teach
me ah, you could not help that I to love
you. Heaven will not curse you 1 will
uot believe it."
"Hum, lima, hear me!"
"No, nol" sho cried again. "Even if
the curse be true, you cannot save me"
und a noble triumph shone in tho largo
clear eyes that gazed now fell into his
" for I love you, und I must now suffer
with you. Your fate must be mine,
Philip, whethor for weul or woe; and, oh,
it would bo a thousand times better to die
with you than to live without you!"
"ilush, hush, darling, you break my
heart I" Hut he strove no more to put
her from him, folding her closer and closer
to him. "Why should i bo exempt from
the curso that has been on all my houso
(or three hundred years; though indeed
such a love as yours, lima, might rodecm
the blackest doom that ever fell on man?
Child, listen to me. I was yet a youth
when 1 vowed that no innocent life should
sutler for my love; and I believe that I
could live my lifo without love. Unco it
wus years ago I saw one whoso face was
fair enough to linger in my thoughts,' and
1 feared and would not see her again; und
soon almost the bare memory of that fuco
passed away. Since thou 1 havo scon
many-lair women in many countries, but
not one who could win mo to break tho
vow I had made. Hut, when I saw you,
1 knew for the first time the force of tho
power that 1 hud thought moro under my
own control. 1 was mastor of my own
heart no more. There was oue being in tbo
world, through which 1 hud wandered so
many years, who was to enter iuto my lifo
und mako it her ow n ; and that one was a
goldcu-hulred child, with cloudless eyes
that spoke to me a language they were uot
conscious of uttering."
Ho paused a moment; his voice failed
him; but lima whispered softly
It is so sweet to think that it was my
lot lir.st to win your heart, Philip, and
Unit even on that morning when you saw
me on the river bank you gave mu what
must ever bo mine."
Ay," he said bitterly; "but 1 should
have been stronger. 1 did struggle, Heav
en knows, to conquer, but not till 1 had
madly Hung myself into temptation till
1 had sought you defying my fate, and
giving my whole heart to you; und then,
when 1 believed you loved ue, llmu ah
forgive me for the cruel test 1 put you to,
aud never blush, now dear one, that your
heart bcjU'uycd a truth it did not rccoguUo I
1 thought thu last cord that bound um
had snapped. Yet I made uo more ell'ort
to he U uo to myself. On that last evening
that 1 saw you I resolved to keep away
from you I would try todlscovor whether
your lovo was but a girl's fancy ami in
one second of time all was swept to tho
winds of heaven, save only my love for
you, And now must your dear lifo bo
sacriticed lor mine? Uh, lima, when you
will uot believe my evil late, il is your
great love that speaks I Hut, even so, is
my guilt the less in winning you? for 1
cannot plead doubt."
"Uuilt?" Tho girl utmost smiled. "Your
heart, 1 think, spoke belter in that than
your reason. You know 1 am not un utter
sceptic, Philip. 1 was at first; but, alter
what 1 heard, 1 could be so no longer. Hut
why Is there only one reading to the ful
lllmeiit of the prophecy? You ull allow it
to he umhlguous, yet believe that it can
point only lolhecxtinctionof your house."
l.lfe lor life,'" repeated Darrcll
"and gladly would my life bo laid dowu
for you, llmu; but, even then, should 1 uot
bring to you bitterest woe?"
"Woo lo which deuth wero happiness,"
said Iho girl passlouutcly. "Hut, l'liilip,'
lifo Is given by will as by deed may hot
that be Hi a cxpiutiou?"
Sir Philip started violently.
"1 oiuiuut I dure not think It," huiaid
hurriedly. "Mo, tho hope wore too
"You have lived so long, Philip, In tho
shadows that tho light blinds your eyes;
but, come lifo or deuth, I am mill yours."
"ilot lo share deuth just Ueuveu for
bill 1" ho said, looklug upwards.
"Philip, Philip, what are the mere years
of cxistenco when all li gone that makcl
life more lhau lime!"
Darrell gazed down woudcrlngly at tho
exquisite face through which tho wntnan'e
soul shono so clear and strong. Was this
the happy careless child he had seen but a
few days befora dancing In the sunshine,
without it would accm, a thought-for 'be
"Oh, my heart, my heart," h nU,
wltli Inexpressible sadness, "t.lnvo
robbed you of your happy childhood, and
havo given you In exchange a love that
mum plurco you like a two-edged sword I"
"Hut, ah, tho Joy with the pain 1" she
whlsjjoredUldlnji bor face, "And il uot
TI1E DAILY CAIRO BULLETIN;
oue hour moro of earthly liapplnesa worth
long years of dull contonl?"
"Dost thou so lovo mo, darling?"
He could uy no more, but bowed his
head on hers again In silence; and ho was
almost won to her faith, and tho bitterness
almost passed away iu tho glory of her
The sun vu now past tho meridian; but
time was unheeded In tho enchanted glou.
Uentlo Hassan seemed oonteut to bo for
gotten for tbo slight durk-eyod girl to
whom bis master spoko so low und tender
ly ; and tho birds sang softly in tho deep
Softly, little by little, yielding to his
questions, lima confessed to her lover how
sue hud suffered during those duys or his
absence and how, when sho know her own
heart, sho feared him, although she yearned
lo see him again, so that sho would havo
Ucd from him at the nioiiieut she beheld
him If il had been possible.
"Sweet one" he cjuUI not help smil
ing uosv "you sought, all unconsciously
what you would most uvoid. There Is uot
one in these parts who will enter this
vale, save myself; there is no outlet ut tho
oilier end, as you imagined, and 1 had
ridden through tho glen only ten minutes
beforo 1 met you; so there was fate in
this ut least. No snare ever set lor bird
"Then oh, Philip, if any ono has seen
me enter tho glen it will be said I camo
to meet you I"
"It is unlikely that you have been seen;
the country is wild, und human beings arc
bcarce, though we are only a mile from
tho gules of the Court park."
"Near the Court? 1 bad no idea where
I was," said lima coloring deeply.
"Whom do you fear?" asked Darrell
watching her. "Uoland Sabiue'f"
The girl started.
"Yes," she answered in alow tone,
"lima," said Darrcll quietly, "has ho
dared to speak to your"
"No; it was to uvoid him that I caino
out to-day. He said something the other
night thai startled mo, and 1 said 1 did not
understand liiui. When we were going,
lie usked to see me thul be might explain ;
aud how could 1 rcfusef So 1 said he
could come to-day; but I grow so fright
eucd, that ut last, when 1 awoke this
morning,! fell thai 1 could nol meet him;
and that is how 1 wandered out."
"A childlike act indeed, darling, re
marked Sir Philip, stooping to kiss tho
trembling lips that had told lit lit this with
such girlish naivete. "And so you tied to
u lover scarcely less dreaded,' because lov
ed." Then bis face grow stern, "lima,
if Uoland speaks to you, refer him to nie;
und let him guard bis tongue well, or he
will learn to his cost that tho last of tho
Dan-ells is not oue whit In-hind his ances
tors iu avenging an insult."
lima bad herself too high a spirit to re
buko the tierce temper oi her haughty lov
cr; but the mention of Uoland had brought
lo her the first thought of tho time; and
now sho suddenly pointed upwurdi. to a
gap in the trees.
Philip," sho said, "soo how lato tho
day is growing. Aunt Kachael will huve
returned and will wonder where lum. I
must go home. How far is this from Scurth
"Too far for you to go yet," replied Sir
Philip, "Nay, sweetheart, a little longer!
1 cannot so soon yield my iirst tusto of
And lima suffered him to lead her fur
ther onwards, away from tho entrance to
the glen. The sun wus sinking towurds
the western horizon when Dark Darrcll
und his golden-haired lovo uumti forth
from tho deep shadow of tho Abbot's
Vale. -Leading Hassan, be walked with li
ma almost to tbe village, leaving her
wliero he could see the slight form lilting
onwards to the very gates of the Grange.
Turning when she bad nearly reached
this point, she saw him still standing mo.
tionless by his horse, watching her; and,
as she turned, ho kissed his hand to her.
It was barely eleven o'clock when Ilo.
land Sabino went to tho ( range, only to
learn that Miss lima vu out and had left
no message. No message! Had sho for
gotten her promise to him? Uoland ground
his teeth; but, hiding his wrath from tho
servant, ho said he would wult till Miss
The old lady came back before one.- Sho
knew nothing of lima; doubtless she
would be In during the afternoon. Uoland
departed, and ut three called again. lima
hud not yet returned. Miss Durnford hud
flattered herself that tbo girl was ut the
J. arches ; Hut the young Squire's, appear
mice made her anxious. What could havo
become of the child? Sho could never
have staid uwuy so long on inirpose.
Uoland shared her anxiety, and went
atoiicc to make inquiries about Ulna.
Ho turned his steps first towards tbe
river, and w as just approaching tho lock
bridge, when lie saw Zeph coming down
tho Mope. She stopped the moment she
auw Uoland ; and, as he came towards her,
(die looked Into his face with a wicked
flash iu her eyes and laughed.
"You can keep oil," she said shortly:
"and you needii'l try to bide what you're
after. It's Dark Darrell's lady lovo you
were going lo ask unout, 1 know."
"Dear Zeph," began Uoland, "if you
nave seen "
"Don't 'dear Zeph' niel" Interrupted
tho girl llercely, stamping her foot.
" 1 nii'd drown mo uh soon as look ut me II
you dared, or seo me drown, which Is tho
next thing to It. It's that golden haired
foreign cousin of yours you uro iu lovo
with; and all the pretty things you havo
aald to nio count tlnr nothing now. Hut
you won't get her. Didn't 1 know Sir
l'liilip would havo her wheu 1 saw her
riding the Arab?"
"Zeph, urn you mad I" cried Uoland
hoarsely. "Wliut do you mean?"
"Oh, 1 may suffer," retorted the un
daunted girl ; "but you must not wait an
Instant to know what tho girl you love Is
about! You may talk to me, and tell mo
you lovo- me, and give mu things, aud
thero is no harm done; us If I had no heart,
and need not mind seeing you throw mo
over directly a beauty from foreign parts
comes your way! 'Tin no use to fume,
Mr. Sabine; you havo treated mo as Sir
Philip would not have done, whatever his
ancestor did. He's a noble gentleman
anyhow, and he'd never fool with an honest
girl ho couldn't marry, us you hnvo done
You needn't Worry after Miss lima t
he's chosen a handsomer lover than you
ba, hul She's been dreeing her weird
wiiiio you vo neen iiuniing tbe woods for
ber. She's nol afraid of Sir PIiIIIij'n kiss.
os, I'll warrant; she'd ruther die With
hi in man live wiin you."
"Zepb,"sald Uoland, grasping tho girl's
wrist, "tell me what you know. Aro you
talking like this to torture inr, or do vim
mean that lima Ccslcilo him tied vvp,h
"Ob, no!" replied Zeph qlilelty. "Mnybo
he's home now; but. I saw them on thu
road logi'lhi'i' twenty minutes ago; )U
was leading bis hoiso und she was by his
side. Drop your hand, .Mr. Sahlne; you
hurt me. Just a bit above the village they
topped and eald good-bye. Uo didn't
kiss her then, though thero was 'nobody
1y that tlmy could see t hut lie stood silii
SUNDAY MORNING. APRIL 30, 1882.
Wheu she'd gone a bit, alio looked back.
and lie kissed bis hand to her. You don't
like ll, eh!"-for Uoland stumped his foot.
ami, wllh a terrible imprecation, ground
it on the path. "Well, go mid tell him
so; but you can't have her If she loves
Mm; you know that."
"I'.y the heavens above, ho filial! not
have her!" said Uoland, in blind fury.
"I will tuko her from him, or they shall
perish together I I sweur it."
epli's eyes Hashed. She sprang for-
win d and grasped the young man's hand
"Count on me," sho said. "1 butcher
as you bate him, und will hato her when
sho scorns you; for she will. Ay" us
Uoland shook oil her hand her voice roso
almost to u shriek "it's of no use, Uoland
Sabine! Jt she loves Philip Darrcll, sho
must die; und you know it. You tako
her from him ! 11a ha I" und she laughed
long und loudly.
Before the echoof her laughter had died
away, Uoland was hundreds of yards from
'.ho spot, speeding be knew not whither.
Not homewards, for he dare not bo seen
there; nor to tho Orange, for he could
nol meet lima iu her mini's presence. He
dashed iuto tho woods, und there remained
till long alter darkness bad fallen, now
walking wildly to und fro, now lying oil
the ground In u chaos of thought that made
him feel at limes as Ifbis reason wero
leaving him. Ho never doubted that lima
had met Sir Philip Dasrell by appoint
ment; and she had either forgotten her
promise to himself or bad deliberately
Ignored It. Ho swore again that sho
should be Ids, or die with tbo lover she
hud preferred to him.
In Uoland Sabine's nature thero was a
ferocity that no one would suspect who saw
id him a frank, perhaps al times sullen
tcmpercd, North-Country squire. His
lovo was, after nil, a scllish passion; it
was capablo of self-sacrifice. What he do
sired to possess should be his or should be.
long to no one else; lather would ho de
stroy what hn valued than allow another
to have it. lie had displayed lids trait
even as u lad. Ho had shot a favorite
pointer that bad acquired troublesome
li.-ibits rather than allow a neighbor with
whom be was on bad terms to have tho
1 1 a would rather have seen lima Costellp
st .retched dead at bis fuet than happy in a
rival's arms. I'earful as the thought was,
he did not put it from him, or even try to
do so. Ho nursed it with a tierce triumph,
and even noted with a grim satisfaction,
us be at length walked homewards through
the night, that a heavy cloud biingsolitai y
In the heaveni, otherwise clear, which
seemed to brood over the river, and that
Ibe nir was close anil heavy. In a few days
it might be a week, it might be less the
ilood would bo out!
lima, kneeling ut the chamber window,
saw that cloud loo, und bowed her sunny
head ; und she prayed ah, how earnestly !
with bitter tears, for her lover. Sho
bail not told her aunt of her Interview
with Sir Philip Darrell. The old lady had
received her with the joy of one relieved
from keen anxiety; and she had told lima
that Uoland had called twice, and had
gone to search for her. lima had been
very penitent; but she had only said that
she had been for a long ramble and did
not know how the time hud passed which
was strictly true; and Miss Durnfbrd had
lieen satislied with tho explanation.
Hut now the obi lady could not sleep,
for she saw the black cloud hanging in the
sultry sky; and she stole softly to llma's
chamber aad opened the door. The girl
started up from the window and came to
"My dear child," said Miss Durnfurd,
"It is past eleven, and you arc not even
undressed. What aro you doing by the
open w Indow?"
"Watching that cloud, auntie. I um
Miss Durnford could not see tho speak
er's face distinctly in thu dusk of tho apart
ment; but she drew the slight form to
wards her, und said gently
"I cannot sleep to-night, and I came to
gee if you were wakeful loo. My heart
fails me" and her voice faltered when
I think of Sir Philip Darrell still at tho
lima gently disengaged herself from her
aunt's embrace, mid went back to the
window, not kneeling down this time, but
standing w ith her forehead resting uguinst
the glass. Present ly she said softly, with,
out looking round to where her aunt still
"I do not believe iu the curso, auntie."
"lima dear," returned Miss Durnfurd,
"you must nol mind my saying this, that
1 hope jouurc nut speaking so because you
do not wish to believe In misfortune com
ing to Sir Darrell. I mean, I hope you
do not think too much of him. You under
Yes, auntie; I understand."
Miss Durnford paused; hut lima said
no more ; and thu old lady felt disappoint
cd. Why CMiild not the child bo frank
with her? Surely, sho thought, In fear
and perplexity, nothing hud passed be
tween lima and Sir Philip? If thero had
been anything, tho child ought to tell her.
Miss Duriil'ord did not know how diHIcult
Is such confidence to a sensitive nature,
even If willingly offered, aud lima was not
willing. The secret belonged to herself
and Mr Philip, for tho present at least.
Its revelation could only make her mint
unhappy, and perhaps angry. Why should
any one know? So the girl stood silent.
"lima," said Miss Durnford "you mako
me anxious. You are not open with me,
as you should be, I do not want to bluino
yon; SlrPhlllp Isu most fascinating man,
mid II would be nothing strange If you
hud allowed him to engage your fancy."
Fancy when thu very sound of his
name tin 'tiled through every nerve! Hut
the girl shrank from the prim phraseology,
and fell that sho could not give her con
ildcneu; besides, bad sho a right to do lo?
It was true that her lover hud not uttered
a word that Implied ho desired secrecy;
but sho would not indeed she would not
speak of what seemed to her too solemn
and sacred to be talked about.
"Auntie," she suld pleadingly und
thero were tears In the sweet young voloo
"plcaso do nol ask me any questions to.
nlht another tlmo perhaps, but not now.
Don't think mu unkind or ungrateful ; but
1 couldn't say anything to-night,."
Mis". Durnford sighed heavily,
To bo Continued.)
The Hov. (Si'i). II. Austin, who forgurt
s tK'to ut Mmlisoti, Iiul., nnd CNunpeil
with tho Money, any that ho rcsolvml
iiuvtT to prum-h npnlti, Ih'oiuiho ho (lomu
oil lils crime a milHciont rousoii for quit
ting Hits pulpit. Ho went to Texan, und
eii"u,rel in school touching, under an
iiKMiiniuil mnne. After several months,
however, ho wiw oll'eivd n Job ill lectur
ing, nnd from Unit hn went Into jireiieli.
ing ngniu, which led to his IdeiitilloiiUotA.
Celluloid is now lining used In tho
Mnnufticturo of artilluliil eyes. Tho mn
terinl Is lighter limn glass, and lis uou
f rirtblo quality renders It far njuro trivit
worthy la cwcrcQiiis ' '"
If yon feel dull drowsy, debilitated' have frequent
hvaducbo, nioiilh tnstns bmlly, poor uiinotito and
totietiu coalvil, von uro xuHering from torpid liver.
or hllloiiHiivM," anil nolhiug will cure you ho cpeod-
lly nd permanently hh to take HlmaioiiH LlvorUcg-
iilutoror Mod cinu.
The cheapost, purest
ind host family med- , ,
Iclue In tho world I
for ull ilUvHt!H(jf tliu
Liver, Htoiinicti und
Kcuiiluto tlia Liver
CHILLS AM) l'K-
COM ( LA I NTH ,.
Nothing Is so iniplvKHHiit, nothing so common as
Imd lireulh, and in nearly every rn-..- It comes Irom
the stiiiiiiwli, und can he so easily corrected II you
will take Siniiiiniis Liver IteiEiilutnr. Do noKiiuir
lect so sure a remedy for this reimlsivn disorder.
It will also Improve your Appetite, Complexion,
and (luiierul llrullli
How many sullVr torture day after day, making
life a l)n riles uml roliMug cxltcnc.e of ull ph asnro
owing lo the secret fullering from Pile. Vet re
lief Is rcmly to the hum! ol ulnost Hiiy one u hn w ill
line srstcnuitlcallv the remedy Unit has pi-rmiiM iit
ly cured Ihomnnds. Hlinnions' Liver Kegulntnr, is
no disslic violent purge; hut a gei.tlu n istitut to
SIIOL'LJ) nol bo recardud ns a trilling
ailment iu fuel naUire dunnnds the ut
most regulsrity of the howeln, nml any
deviii'ion from this demand Junes ilio
way often to serious (Linger, It Is (pille
Hn neressnry lo remove iiiipnru urciiinu
hitions Ir in Ilie Ixmels r it Is to cut or
Sleep und nn henliii run hu expected
where acoetlve habit ol body prevails
This dlntressliiir iiflllction occurs most frequently
Tho dlsliirlmncu of the stomacii, arlsiins from the
Imperfectly digested ciuitentH, cmiscm revere pull)
In llm heu'l. nrcoiepiiriled with disntrroflilii nuusei,
and Ihls constitute! what Is topiilarly known as
0111(51 N AL AN DON LY ( J K N U I N K,
J . I f . Z 101 Tj I N At CO.,
I HILADKLI'lIIA. I'A
l'ricc 1 li), Hold by ull Drulsls.
Ow iiii; to a pnpnlur Idea that. a remedy ssld to
cure m variety of iimludies slmiiiit lu treated with
rumlou, If not sii'picion, thu inventor ie-.-ltiitcd
some time In pirn In; it la-fore the puMic ; hut from
thu jrrai ifi Uif nn-uriu.cc hy a irreui tunilur of thu
rare viUII.inu and health renewing properties of
his preparation of llypophuspliites. under vsrle
ty of cirminsiHticvt he is iqunlly Huttst'ii-d that
liiese ( Heels are scared hv its use. Hint Its action
Is peculiar to his prt-punitioti, und Hist Consump
tion is not onlt curable, hut, up to a certain sut'.-,
is us easily controlled ns most other organic (lis-i-unes
While it is the dim of the invelilor to convey In
formation to such us require h s llypuphosplitie.
It is Ins firm belief Ihat Us use will lie vuliiuMc to
ull who ilcire u loin; life or who sre stro'lini: lor
health. With u f nit it Imsed upon the exper'tnee of
twelve, years, lie would not despair of rv storlni? a
patient suilcrine; from the ubon: named disease,
even th.meh reduced to verv low statu and not
Complicated hy net II it I orm.lr Iufs
Kl. NT, Mn , Mr) Mtli, IKS-i.
IlesrKir: Alh-w me to suv that 1 erteem your
"lII'ophosililes" most hilily. nd f.ir those en
KUi ed in professions w hleh draw largely on thu
nervous svslem It is Invulcahle. 1 huvu used It my
self with the most sjitlftiicory remit and liavo In
troduced It to a luree niiniber'of niy peopii".
KKVKlil-.NI) It. V. li.IIK.
l'ustoret. .Mlchael'sC'stholIc Church.
For .Sub; hy tli Drinjiilsta
Pain Cannot Slav Whoio
lthiigniiitlsm Is cur.d by
THOMAS' ECLECTKIC OIL.
A lame buck of vli;lil years stundliig was positive
ly cured by IW cents worth of
TAOMAS' ECLIH'THIC OIL
Common corn throat Is cured with one dose of
THOMAS' KC'LECTlilU OIL,
Cotiylis and colds are cured by
TUO.Yi As' KCLECTItIC OIL.
All throat aud limn diseases are cured hy
THOMAS' U'LECTIUC OIL.
Asthma is cured hy
Hums anil frostbites are relieved nt once by
THOMAS' KCLKCTMU OIL.
Always gives satisfaction.
8ohl by Medicine Dealers everywhere,
rrlco fiOc mill f 1
FOSTER, Ml Mil' UN & CO., PropTs.
IlulTalo. N. Y.
GRAY'S SPECIFIC MEDICINE.
TRADI MARK. Tim Oruiit Kiijv
JJv nsh remedy, An
iijiHiiuiiK cwrn mr
spermatorrhea. I in
potency suit sll
diseases that . follow
H R n mifinulicn
of self-abuse s,-v:.v
dimness of vision, lirenmhiro old rtgc, and muny
other iIIhuiisiii mat lnail to Insanity, consunipllon
or a premature ursvo,
I V"Knll particulars In our pnmphlot, which w
desire to send I'reo liv iniill to everyone. JVTho
rtpnclllo Medicine In mild hvull dm exists m j jlrir
lincKiiite, or six pucksicr for fti, or will he sent Iron
hv mall on riinoliitoftho inonev, liv nddrcsstm;.
THU UHAY MKIMCMNK CO.,
1Iuita.c, K . Y .
On account of counterfeits, wo havo u toptnd tho
Yellow Wrappuri lliu onlv (jeutilnu. Oiiaiantees
of euro Issued
Hold In Cairo by Pf a BC1IUFI.
Wholesale- Aetits, Morrison, l'lninber & Co.,
CURES FITS. J
8AMARIT.1 AEttVIXE ,
Ciimd my lliile Klrl of li". Kho wut also dsaf and
tin nils, hut It ciirtU li t. hlic can now lulk and lisar M
well iu anylwly. 1'itih Koaa, Kprlniiwaier, Wis.
Hut been the meannof curing my wile of rhumttim.
J.il Flkioiiku, Furl CuIIIuj, Cwh
Mode a sure cure of a caw of flu for my ion.
E. 11. Uu.ls. tllalttvtlle. Kao.
Cured me of vertl". nciiniiiitn snd ii.'U Iv nUrhs.
Mas. U m. lixsioN. Aurora, III.
Was the meant of curinu my wife of ipwmt.
hv. j. A. Kms, U, vr, Pa,
Cured mt of asrtiina, after irwindlmt over S 000 wlUi
oilier tluctora. b. i(. IIoiuok, New Albany, lui.
HAMAUITAX X EH VIVE
Effectually cured me of ipumt.
Miss Jikiii Wm!!,
7W Went Vanillin il Bt. Clilcao, ILL
Cured onr child of (Its affr (riven np to 01 ear
family physician. It havlrfzovcr ii In 24 hour.
lla.vBv Kssa. Vervlllo, Warren Co.. Tcun.
Cured mc of torofula after u(Tcrlnr fir siRM yar.
Auiaar bmi-nK, 1'vurla, 111.
Cured my tun of nit, afu-r aprii'llng wllh other
doctors. J. W. Tuukntox, Cialooro, Mitt.
Cored me p' rumncn'ly of epileptic flit nf etuhhorn
cn&raaur. Ksv. Wx. M.Hii!i.Mecliauli.itowu,Mil.
Cured my ton nf Art, after havtnst hsd ivo In 'tghteeo
OioutUl. Mm. E. K'iBal, Wi-tl i'utadaui, N. V.
Cured me of epllcntyof nine ysarr standing.
Miss Oui.kxa NUk.iuu,
Uraulif. N'ewtouCo., M.
IImi permanently cured ran of epilepsy nf many year
duiaslun. Jaooh neriK. 8u JotcpU, Jdo.
Cured mc of tiroacatttt. tlnni and it'-nrl dehttlty.
OLIvtu MTfua, Irjuluo, OUlo.
flat rurl me of ultima; a. i scrofula of many yean
sinndiuK. IiaauJcwkll. tovlngtoo, Ky.
Cured siftuf fog. Have it' en well f..r uvi-r four yeart.
tniiain K Clbiis. OiakU. Do unlit Co. . Minn.
Cured t filvud of miiir who ha.1 uy.priuta v.-rf badly.
Msi.-miLO'C.iK.vua. ltWrfway, i'a.
Um permanently cured in.- of epileptic Hit
Dvii) TusKiitr, I -tMulnc, Iowfc
Curtd my wile of tpn- py of ss .-an tn.lntr
llusar Cum r airfield, Mick.
Cured my wituuf auurn.u. diw ate i.f (Ik- head.
K. IiSaiiak. Nortb Hope, !t.
Cured my, ton of flu. He tiaa mu had a fit fur aftoat
four yean. j.,n R.vis.
VVoodhuni, Macoupin Co., IlL
lit FOR MALE
II V AL.L. DRUGGISTS
Or my tie had direct from in. For further Inform
llun liicliike atttmp for "ur llluntraitd Journal tvUi
evldiucet of cun t. AUJrcaa
Dli. H. A. KICTIMOXD fe CO.,
World't Epileptic lnntltata,
ST. JOSEPH, MO
Reasons Why Ihcy are PretcrreA to AU
Other Porous Plaster or External
ItocrttiM they poetess all tha merit of th
!trotitthenlnfr porous planter, and contain in ad
dition thereto the newly discovered powerful and
ficUve venetah.0 combination which acta with. In
creased rubefacient, attmulaUug, tedutlvo and
counter Irrituct eflectt.
Itormise, they ar a genuine pharmtcentlcal prep
nratiou, and so recognized by tho profemion.
Ilecanso they aro tho only platter that relicTi
ptiu ut once.
Ilpcausn they will positively enro dlaeasat which
Other remedies will uot oven rehove.
Hncat.se over BOOO physicians and dni(fiptbaTa
voluntarily testified Hint they are superior to all
ether pliutera or uodlciucs tor external use,
Caiynna tha mnnnfacturers havo received til
only medals over given for porous plasters.
Bum's Capcine Porous Plaster!
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Colt'a Disc Ungluo -
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