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THE LASS OF RICHMOND IL
On the way to The Poplars Jessie
told Hob of the proposed tour on her
lie received the news with evident
"I am afraid, darling, that your cous
in has some plan to separate us. Can
you be brave and resist him when you
are far away from nicy Can you keep
your faith in me firm and unshakrn un
dfT evil report? Oh, my queen, my
heart aches at the thought of parting.
I fear I know not what."
"Do not make trouble. Bob dear.
God knows there may be trials enough
without our suffering by anticipation.
You may rely upon my faith in you;
nothing thev can say or do shall alter
that. I w ill keep true till you are dead
or married. That does not sound nice,
does it? Vet it promises well. Only a
few months, hub. and lean come to
vou and say: 'Bob. take care of me, for
1 love vou inure than life.' "
"My" own dear love, I would that time
liob opened the door with a latch
key, and removed Jt-ssie"s damp hat
anil cl'iak fur her in the ball, so that
the er.U'rvd th" well-lighted silting
room Iie;it d freh as when she left
ber ow n t.partnient.
Vio'.et -'.. iiued her brother's N'auti
ful betMheil warmly, and her bosom
friend, flaxen-haired Audrey Fisher,
rame forward and wjth a winning
sn.Je j r fei-M-d her.-ejf charmed to see
one f w hum he had often heard such
T;.e t' ma le a great and picture-';1,
e t-vi.trast iiUndaig together in
the ce'i.tre A the quaint, sombre-tinted
r'in. .'(; gliwii;g hke an Eastern
dr-am. t!.e ca'.,i r pa and fa:r as a pic
Au Jesse's natuie receive! a shock
at the sight t'i iter rival; she had hated
the sound of her name, now she was re
vol;e.i by the sight of her fa-e. Sim
instinct warned her that for all the soft
yielding sweetiiesi of her manner, this
woman could love and hate with force
and pas.-ion to l dreaded by a rival.
.Njmeiiiii, whispejed to her 'that Aud
rey hat'-l her and loved It h.
Audrey uoied the erect carriage of
the head', the proud curl of the sensi
tive hp. and felt that foroneeher sweet
bt'd icnvij maniier had failed in its de
sired e if ':. ).efe:t asured that Jes
sie neither liked or bel.evc.J in her, yet
bho did not show that she had no
ticed her rival's repugnance; on the
contrary, she was more charming than
ever, aiid I Job thought Jessie must be
taken by her ple,i!,.ml manner and
amusing'aiid willy talk.
Violet after a time drew her friend
aside, and left the lovers alone to dis
c'uhh their coining M'paration in unin
terrupted security. Yiniet could but
notice how n-.-tie-s and excited her
friends had liecume, for Audrey's
cheeks were lluihi-d. and her eyes
biichtened by an uncontrollable excite
ment. An emotion of deadly envy and jeal
ousy unruled her; she could not endure
that the same roof should shelter her
and her rival; she fi-Jt she could do
anything in tin- world to tear the lovely
gipsy from Jloh's heart for ever.
Mie wondered how she could come be
tween th"iii, how she could put herself
in the place of the dark. 1'joud beauty
who had so easily won all slid valued
upon earth. Mie'tuxed her brain for a
plan to aid her evil purpose., but iu
vain, till a loud V.imek came to the ball
door and Rex Vcnniinore was an
nounced. Then the notion came to her
that she would make an ally of him,
and get him to point out a path for
She did not heed Violet's whispered
caul ion; "l'lease, dear, do not let him
know that Jessie is here."
And when sin- found an opportunity
she whispered to Hex;
"I want to speak to vou nlone; Vio
let will leave us directly to warn her
brother of your arrival."
A moment later Violet did leave,
them, and Audrey laid a white Hlmking
hand upon his arm.
!ex looked ama.ed at her emotion as
"Vour cousin, Jessio Vennlmore. Is
here; she canie in with her lover, l)r.
Kuynor. Am 1 right in supposing that
their engagement Is displeasing to
"(Julio right. Hv JovpI there Is no
thing i would not do to part them."
"Shake hands on that, so would I.
Hush! here comes Violet; do not let
her see that you know your cousin Is
here. It it pass; surely we can undo
what little mischief can be done hv her
visit. See me home, and we'll talk It
over. Ah, Violet! you here? Mr. Vrn
nimoro hns kindly offered to be my es
cort home. 1 think I bad better go
while I have the chance. 1 hear the ruin
. Violet kuvo lier friend a grateful
look, and saw them depart with evident
"Jt was so good and clover of Audrey
to carry off the enemy," sho thought.
cm a men in.
The Venniinores did not leave Rich
mond for a month after the evening
when Jessie had so narrowly escaped
meeting Rex at The I'oplars. During
that month, in suite of her better judg
ment, Jessie allowed Audrey to win
her way into her favor.
Sho was still jealous at times of Bob's
interest in his sister's friend, but she
began to think her jealousy unjust, and
tried hard to stifle it.
She found Audrey a great comfort,
for she engaged ail Hex's attention
when she was present, and often made
opportunities for Bob and Jessie to
meet, so that they got to look upon her
as their best friend, while at heart she
was their greatest enemy. So skillful
was she in dissimulation that she kept
up the illusion until the last day of Jes
Bie's stay in Richmond.
Jessie left Audrey with the under
standing that she would forward, under
cover of ber own, all letters to Dr. Hay
nor, who, though he despised himself
for the deceit, found it was his only
chance of corresponding with his darl
ing, for Mrs. Venuimore had forbidden
her niece to receive or send letters to
One month had gone out of the seven
that lay between Jessio and independ
ence, and so far nothing had come be
tween the lovers, and Jessio found her
self placidly enjoying the change of
Iler cousin had sensibly discontinued
his lierco love-making and allowed her
to drift into a false security. It was
the lull before the storm. Jesse's tran
quility was soon to be broken up.
The Vennimores were staying in the
One day. when out with Jessie, Rex
entertained her by repeating old tradi
tions of feats and rites held by the
Highlanders on their favorite feast-day,
the fu st of May.
The starry grass of the Tarnassus,
the warm purple of the original rocks
showing here and there through the
green and crimson mosses, the blue
mists that veiled the mountain-tops,
the tranquil beauty of the lake that
washed tlieir feet, all charmed Jessie
and lifted her mind above the "Hill of
God"' to the Creator.
A wish rose warmly in her heart that
Iioii were there to snare her pleasure,
and speaking aloud out of the fullness
of her heart. Jessie said:
"1 w ill spend my honeymoon here, if
ever I have one, ii is a grand place. '
"So you shall spend your honeymoon
here, cousin. I promise you that."
"Vou will not have a voice in the
matter." answered Jessie, angry with
herself for allowing her thoughts Io find
voice. Then, seeing her cousin's face
darken, sho said, looking up at the
gushing torrent as it came leaping over
and under huge masses of stonu which
were picturesquely adorned by a wealth
of wild vegetation: "Miuw nn which is
the crag they call M'tin gor's Shield."
As shesioke a large drop of rain fell
upon her upturned face.
They were some considerable dis
tance 'from their hotel.
A morop Highlander, whom Bex had
recently en-;.i'L-d as his body-servant
and who was now their guide, ventured
to remark that they had better hasten
to the nearest shelter, for a violent
An exultant look came into Rex's
fare, and he said in an undertone that
Sandv alone could hear:
"The very elements lend me their
help. This storm is a sale excuse. Are
you sure you can rely upon your
"Unite sure. sir. Vou have but to
make a bold stroke and she is yours."
"Oil. Bex, this is awful! I am wet
throuli", and we are so far from home.
"What shall we do? H e cannot go on.
I arn blinded and dazed by the tempest.
Hark how the thunder peals, and see
the lightning flah through the mists."
"Don't be alarmed child. 1 never
thought you could le such an arrant
coward. ' rhaiy tells me he has some
irieniis quite near who keep a sort of
hall-farmhouse, halt-inn. We must go
to them and wait till the slonti has
The lower ridges of the mountain
were envelujied in mists, the rain pelted
down furiously. Jessie allowed herself
to le led blindly on. her pony stumbling
at every step." After traveling some
little distance the party came upon a
quaint, low-roofed house, with an an
cient sign-board swinging noisily over
ti e rustic porch. A stupid-looking lad
came forward to look alter their ponies,
and Bex led Jessie into the stone kitch
en, on one side of which were piled bar
rels of ale and whisky.
A bard-featured vvoman of about
thirty rose to greet the new ci-mers
coldly, while an old man. who had been
do'nig fin a settle, hail rose as thm'.gh
to welcome his guc-t.-: but the woman,
his daughter, roughly told him to keep
Ins seat, and imi tumble all of a heap
and frighten the lady.
Sandy laid his lia'nd on the woman's
shoulder and said kindly:
" Well, my lass. Where's my welcome?"
And she hushed and smiled so bright
ly that Jessie forgot she had thought
"Vou're welcome, Sandy." she said
iu her broad dialect, which we venture
to translate for the benefit of the soul li
frii reader, then went on rapidly talk
ing to it i in iu an undertone, w hile Jes
sie, to whom their dialect was Greek,
took off her dripping hat and shook the
rainut'ops on me spaiess Hour, looking
about her curiously as she did so.
Ilex strode to the lire and called for a
glass of whisky; the woman hastened
to obey him, and Sandy stepped to Jes
sie's side, and said respectfully:
"I have ordered the ponies to be
stabled, miss, we cannot get back to
night. It will be quite dark by the
time the rain has ceased, and 1 can
proiniM- you comfortable quarters here;
it is rough, but it is clean ami honest."
Before Jessie could reply he had left
her to get her a seat, and she anxiously
went to her cousin and said almost en
"Hex. 'must we stay here to-night?
Bray return if possible to auntie; she
will be so anxious about us. and 1
would rather lace any danger than re
main in tins queer out-iil-llut-way place
"Sandy is right, dear; it Is Impossible
that we can return to-night. My pony
bus cast a shoe, and it is a long journey
to be taken in the dark. 1 dare say they
can make us comfoiudile; at any raUi
we must be content to put up with
whatever fortune oilers us here, as wo
cannot get uwny. i wdi Uhk the woman
to show you to yi,lir loom, and lend
you another dress; you are wet through
und look cold."
Jessie's heart sank strangelv us he
Jeit iter, that strange, exultant look still
upon his face.
A moment later the woman, who w iu
called 1'lora Mai'kav, came and offered
to show her to a bed"-ohaiuler; the wom
CAIKO BULLETIN: SUNDAY MOKXI.Vtl, SEPTEMBER 2, 1893.
an's manner was strange, and sho
seemed to shrink almost tearfully from
she led the weary girl into a bare but
scrupulously clean room, the diainond
paned window of which looked out on
Iu total silence the woman got a lin-sey-woisey
skirt of cloudy blue-grey, a
handsome plaid, and a splendid brooch
to tix it. Evidently, by the reverent
pride w ith which she took these treas
ures from a dark oaken press, she prized
them for they made her gala dress.
She helped' Jessie to put it on, and
smiled to see what a lovely picturesque
eliert it had w hen adorning the dark
beauty of a girl whose looks would re
call the "Lady of the Lake." for Jes
sie's U'oiid little head looked well above
the glowing tints of the plaid, which
the woman deftly and with extraord
inary siieed, fixed about her in grace
Flora felt attracted by 4he sweet,
troubled face, and even unbent so fai
ns to oiler her rough hand to guide her
guest, safely down the dark, steep,
Instead of leading her guest into the
kitchen or bar. whichever it might be,
of the house, she opened a heavy door
in an opposite direction, and showed
her into a long, low room, that had a
prim air of comfort about it.
A polished table was set out with
quaint blue china, and above the high
mantelpiece was a prize trout in a
glazed case, with two brass candlesticks
A jug of homely blossoms scented the
room with their fragrant breath.
hex, with his lace a dusky red (Hid
his eyes strangely soft for 'him, rose
from the depths of a hearse-like arm
chair of black leather studded with
brass nails to welcome the timid, fright
ened figure of Jessie, w ho with quivcr-
inir tins and startled eves silently t"ok
seat, ami s;
lid iu a luis. n'd
'Oh. I wish the rain would cease!
Perhaps if it did we might get hack."
"Impossible." said Hex brightly; "the
torrent would be swollen by this down
pour, and the mads quite 'impassable.
Vou must make the best of the adven
ture, dear. I am sorry for your sake
that you seem so uneasy, I rather like
the change myself. This would be a
delightful rooin to read Bob Hoy in.
See what a splendid spread they have
provided. .Niiidy. vou need not remain,
you must be farnislied. See the ponies
art well cared for, then get your sup
per." Jessie did not like her cousin's new
servant, yet she looked after him now
as though she wished for his society; he
saw the look, and felt a queer sensation
of remorse steal into his heart. "Vet
the reward is great, and the risk noth
ing." and he told himself there could be
no real wnn;r against her since she had
her cousin's love, so he left the cousins
alone, and went into the kitchen, where
a more In lnely but as welcome a repast
Flora was seated by the table, the
lilies of her hard face lighted un by the
firelight; her father slept quietly in his
corner with his dog beside him; nothing
could lie heard but the solemn tick of
an old casi? t.Jock and the incessant beat
of the nun.
Sandy, come and tell me all about
it. inan;'the ti utli. mind, for 1 am nota
woman to be duped."
"Vou can never accuse me of having
duped you, niv lass. Let me eat mv
supper.' and then you shall hear a!l
there is to tell: but get rid of that owl
eved h.d yiiuiler.no need lor him to
know evei lioiig."
The woman turned tier gloomy face
iiniii the boy and di.-misseil him with a
nod; then sin? helped Sandy freely to
the good things on the table, but par
took sparingly herself.
She tinisheil long before her compan
ion, and sal. with her arms crossed un
der her apron, watching him with a
softened light in her eyes that made
her look iimre womanly and pleasant.
When she had removed the meal, he
drew nearer the lire, lighted a short
wooden pipe, and prepared for a gossip.
"Vou Me. lass. 'tis like this. That
vnnng couple yonder are man and wife,
but she is it rare vixen, though she does
look so sweet. Weil, they have had a
sort of lovers' quarrel at "the outset of
their married life. She was jealous
about smiic old sweetheart of his said
he had been unfaithful to his vows,
swore thi y should never be the same
again to e'.e h other, declared she would
live with In m, yet from him. all the
days of her lite. ' He. poor chap, is half
heart-broken, for he is fool enough to
be over-bind and indulgent of her, and
so h;n h i her whim make him wretch
ed. Had 1 been in his place I'd soon
have shown who was master, but he has
dealt in gentleness too long. Why, she
nas the nr.i-sto call him cousin, ana
deny his right to her. She's a little
daft. I think, or she would never get
into such rages. Whv, at tirst she took
me in. and I reckon I'm a cute one. He
brought her here because he found out
she had laid a plot to run away from
him. her lawful master, and disgrace
herself with some worthless fellow.
Her hu'-band so loved her that he looked
overallthat. for there had been no actu
al sin on her side, and so ho has run
away with his own wife to keep her
from running away with another man."
"The wicked ',us-v! Who would
think it to look at her? She seems as
sweet and innocent as a babe. Well,
what good can come of their stopping
"Why, don't you see it will keep dis
graceful scenes' from the sight or the
world. The master has made up his
luiiid to tame her at last."
As Sandy linished sneakina. he start
ed up, for his master "ailed him from
the oi'en door, requesting a fresh sup
ply ot luci and whisky, and the BUpper
to be removed.
When Sandy entered the room he
saw Jessie standing looking out of the
quaint window upon the rnist3 and
darkness of ihe night.
Tears glinted on her long lashes; her
cheeks were white and her lips drawn.
She seemed strangely anxious and un
happv. Hex. on the contrary, looked jolly and
comfortable-, smoking" in the big chair
bvthe lire. His handsome face was
Unshed, his eyes bright with excite
ment. S oidy look in the fuel, und the worn
nn t . lowed with the whisky, looking
curiously at the picturesque" figure in
Jessie's head was turned away from
them. She. seemed lost in thought, till
her cousin's voice roused her by saying
"Coinn along, Mrs. Vennimoro.
Drink a glass of true mountain dew. It
is bound to cure the blues.''
"Mrs. Vcuiiimore!" What did lie
Jehsle was roused out of her reflec
tions, all her faculties on the alt-i t.
Always suspicious of him, she at
once Jumped to the conclusion that bo
was plotting against her ttcaee,
She shook back her curls with her old
proud gesture, and went to tlm tabic,
mid stood full in the. feeble light of the
old-fashioned oil lamp that hung from
Iler cheeks were Hushed, and her eyes
flashed ominously, as she asked:
"I lid you call mn Mrs. Veniiimore?''
"I did, my beauty."
"How dare you! Vou know I shall
never hold that title."
"Nonsense! What stupid talk! Why
will you light against fate? Bring my
w ile a glass of wine, if vou have it."
Flora .Mackuy looked from one to the
She could see the baltlo had begun,
and wondered vaguely how Jessie could
hope to stand out against her handsome
She was going to fetch ii bottle of
hiinie-inaih' wine, when Jessie's voice
commanded her to remain w here she
Jessie had grown white as death; her
great, pat lit tii' eyes blazed out l:ke tvv in
stars in a stormy sky.
-l'lease remain where you are. I ap
peal to you iis a woman to help me. and
save nni from that man's plots. Iran
fathom his scheme. He hop, s. by bis
bravado, to establish a claim upon me.
U'e are in Sc.. t land, and he knows how
little here can constitute a ui.iiii.ue,
hut even here both parties mils; be con
senting, or there is no le:.v.'. lie. and I
earnestly cut re.it you to take bed of
what, I say. for I swear bet. -.oG. si I av.i
not, his w ife, but his cous.n. K t iv,e
go with you. 1 am hut a wc.ik vv.v.v..vi,
and I fear to remain a '.one ,V. law.
now I know how i r.,t liy he in'. . 'vn ' l.v
use my woman's wc.kv .. .. !,,; viiv
Hex laid his hand on Jessie's a
she vv.is about to cross to Flora's si.ic.
bitter contempt curled hrl;p ;.s Jo,
sie flashed round on h;;a luivi .v. aiid
said under In r b! rath:
"Vou coward! vv.i .-'...iii ui.siwr f.'-r
Then she tinned to S.indv i'rpV'rlr.,;
ly, and said:
"Sandy, you kr.ow what y,-,-;r master
says is untrue; M'.reiy ' fire
leagued against m- J L'vk 'f two
men lighting again; one iO-.i woman!
In pity say you w ill K friend me nini
save liie from this man's waked pow
er." "The law gives h;:,i the p we:. Mrs.
Veiiniinore; no one can come httwt n
vou and li;s love, i' .r i..v i: ai.S
liate, as vou wouid have n i ii ve.
Were I in his place 1 ,-i ) ! Civ v u
little pity: he bits -u t ... p,,: ,-.t with
you. If you a-k mv ; i:;."i;. 1 "'..d
tell you "my s iii'iathif a!" with '.'..(
man you make' miserable by vo-ircniel
caprices, not wii h vou. v. l,o f-.'.'-t the
iljities of wifehood an 1 deny yi.MV, al
ienee W li' i e it is due."
Sandy delivered this speech w:th the
gravity of an oiaior. Flora 'coked re
lieved. Jessie fairly g -Med: s') saw
her cousin's cruel power Io.-nig in i.p"n
her life ;iiid crir-h'iig out a.i i."pe of
happiness. A de-pai: u,g lico.;':: "f
I!ob came to her, and m "Ved l.- r to
one more effort for freedom.
"Sandy, yo.i are a scomi !rel; you
have been bribed tolieon v on.-master's
account, but I will promise vo ! half my
fortune if vou will free me fr un tic
ruin that threatens me nou. Take me
to my aunt and I swear to reward you
as I have said. Will you help uie." oh,
do be merciful; think how young, lew
helpless, how lonely I am. and let your
better nature speak for ne: I beg you
take me to mv aunt."
Sandy shook bis l.cul firmly. "Vour
aunt know s of ihe ureter's new mode
of taming you. and appiovcs, of it. She
started lor London to-. lav.''
"Oli. my God! it is impossible, she
dared not iles-it me -she, who is mv
only rei'ug" against In r sou. . She prom
ised to protect rue, and persuaded me
for her sake to keep peace, and wait pa
tiently for the freedom a few months
must bring me."'
"1 have told you the truth." said
Sandy, doggedly." Flora was moved by
Jessie's distress, and said not unkind
ly, "I beg of you to submit yourself to
your husband like a decorous wife."
"I am let his wife. I would rather lay
in mv grave than in his arms.''
"Tell me your rightful name, lady."
"God help me, it is Je.-sie Veniii
more, but he is my cousin, not my hus
band, though bis "name is the same as
Flora shook her head and retreated
to the door, saying as she laid her band
on the latch,"! cannot interfere be
tween man and wile so long as he does
you no bodily injury."
Seeing that she was about to leave
them alone together. Jessie wienched
her hand free and sprang towards her,
clinging to her dress as she said, "For
Heaven's sake do not leave me aloiiH
with that man. As you are a woman I
implore you in common charity to our
sex to stay with me. Oh, do you not
know tie-re can be worse injuries than
those which bruise the flesh. He would
strike at my honor, my happiness, my
more than hie, my betrothed husband's
faith in mv purity. Oh. do not look so
hard. I will beg you on my knees to
help me and stand between rne and a
danger I dread more than death. Oh,
you will, vou must relent. I never
knelt to mortal before, and I kneel to
you. for you hold more than rny life in
your hands, vou hold my honor."
Flo) a had turned and rested her hano.
kindly on the head bowed on her arm.
She was about to speak when she felt
Sandy's hand heavily, laid upon her
sho'ilder, and heard him say sternly:
"Will you take this woman's word
against 'mine. Flora, and you have
known me all your life? 'Tis'but stage
play; come away, your woman's heart
is too weak for t he' task of taming a re
Hex strode to the door and lifted Jes
sie, who was now sobbing hysterically.
At the first touch of his hand she
sprang up saying, "I)o not touch ine,
do not dare to; I will kill myself if you
offer me lurMicr insult."
She leant back against the wall pant
ing with excitement. Bex waved the
people away, and turning the rusty key
in Uie rickety lock. said, patiently for
iiini. for her fe;u of him bundled while
it hurt him:
"Jessie, you need not fear rue. I love
vou too ileai Iv to give you cause to ut
terly despise me. I have Practiced this
ruse upon vou because I know it was
my only chance of compelling you to
many inc. I want you for my wife,
tlear. my ow n pure, spotless wife, arid
so will respect you tin you are mine by
the laws of the land and the church. I
intend to kei p you heie till your spirit
is broken, and you me glad to come to
nie for shelter from the disgrace this
Slav with me will put upon you in the
sight of the world. When 'we go out
into the world again together, you wi,l
no longer disown me as a husband, but
will beg me to make the contract bind
ing for" ever to save your fair name, I
love you, and swore "to win you by fair
rui ,'iiin or foul: fair means failed,' now
we shall see what will come of my last
70 b6 Continued.
i iii ii ried nni'i has discovered
: oiii'in has "something to say"
:i ' 1 , nit time he clinibcd a true.
A Colorado Type.
Mr. K I. M'Cl nioek, in eoinpaiiy with
Mr. Clifton Hell, left Denver for Sara
toga recently. This is McClintoek's
firt visit c:isi since ihe era of steam
boats and railways began, lie never
saw a Mcamhoat iu his life, nml this
rule is the Iirt lie ever look on il rail
way train. 11 stalled west from his
homo in KeniuoU in ls;. when the
lirst news of gold d vi veries in Cali
fornia reached lii li.il ive town, lie w as
a mere boy at I lie t.nie, On: lie drove an
o Icam in lln tii'-t ovcihuid 1 1 .a ill that
ever irosed ihe con!, in til.
When 1 lie 'T,he' peak or lni.i" fever
was at its hci-iht. in lsu, drifted
back to t'oioi ;o,i, has ivniained
here ever sin. e. lie ha made ami losl
million i i man' ati.l ten! istrtle. At
duo miio he ow ii. s; 1 !, ee (cm I !, of the
preset'! :e o! D. C el . all I 1 1 mlcl II oil'
for : p.r.;- ol IV. n h :.',( hooi , n pound
of pine, lot a.v.v. find bon-o At pres.
e'.t he is 11 '1 w .i ',h more ta.oi in, I a
11 1, !,.",! He v ,'i,'., I o.'! l e p'!10 ivo-l
n. ill s uno l r: I, ' is mi. use .hv-av 10
see t'liii -n H i - iiae td'iv l..ii .It iimp
d.'Wll ". '. ' ' s oJ i' tsii'i l)
s sl.Cs ll t,, wills ) i',; (Vl',111
S iv.!,' ; i r.-.i t i i 1. 'I o ' It slio
h .i s ;,. . , k, to w.,,k home.
: F v,- i.i Vm -,:.ifi n Tfcf-.vu
I.i t, T ;-- "v.," i ;.r ff l!: lV-.r1s
At s ., v I. 'i ; i mi:,'1 ivmern the
l a n e ." m. i.fif r, pi.Hyr.1
!', hf ssis )-c !..tik.". whii sal oil 1",r1
',-,sr, m:i M: s.-.ro, (v. n !,, w.m k. hm
,'. .."',','i 'x i , fi.'AVials m his
r, I v o . i i . t so.. 1. ho w .
s vvn-ir-. .i :. !; i '. ,sii -I i oVcrvci
i' ;;, ;e ! , re :.'- oahi like
1 :. : :,. k . :.. sr..: . i.n'.o show
A -k o;;!,i i:so :t, ho
?' - r. : . iv. s.--i e.-.sv rt., bo iv t ti:.'
V .... v .iei l.i.i.iv m i ss i',l
a .. aa '. dn iv.ious com pan-
i i -: a iv. i , o-e in t si Miit iiid the
s .-.r-tura. ' "- :.: .-.raining at a
r.'-e V. 'ti - .-v g .'. e i 'in iie' l ist straw,
a d af.' r br- asing - i a 'K remark'. I:
V" : i"''t r k t. hunii'-iring."
T:..- s,'..;,j , r.;:--.! t as-em-b
,"i n. ... '! , ! than the
1 II. ei - !i .".m : lhir.viii's bto'.iier
v ls pr-'in. t.v . .! !'. i.
Nb'iiw.: T.- :: r p. I." an I " 1 1 1 - i r.
ii a n:i-e t ali m .i. Ii '.nun ;i li.uiiv man.
A wop ii r: i: .-u'!ieiTaiie:in lake has
jti-l been i.w r d iii tie: Allegheny
v liiey. ii-sr '.'."' I'ovu oi Ki i port. Fa.,
a .ou: 'ir'.y line- from I'it!i.urg. It.
le-s in, i r a h.;l w ilica beoii
honey -e .in, , ,1 .li'h u, if coal-pi's and
s;.lt ei -. Ii b:i- discovered ov a
party of in ii'i- a ho hi; poning a
c m ne "Ii I !. sid 'Ml ii- i.ili. The
w aP-r i- !," . p Miring on; Inr eigh a ho.e
in the Ani' m i i" in a ni'i-l. I :. own
ers of lb" rn.ne .'.up" to dii'W all tne
w a!.-r oiV in a nam, ;i or two. but it is
h lie'.ed by -olil" tli.'lt tin- h.i." is fed by
nader"! oiiiid -pr.i.s an 1 cannot po ex-
I c-in it i-oiiiiii. nd Fly's Co am Hallil to
nil Iliy Fcyvr nilleicts, it being, in my
opinion, founded upon experience and a
sine cine. I was Htlluitcd with liny Fever
for twenty-five years, and never before
found pei m anc-nt relief. Webster II. II is
kins, Mir.-liriehl, Vr.
Cured of spitsins.
'T am well und happy tigiin," siyb our
fair correspondent, Miss Jennie F. Warren,
TP) W. Vnn Huron ,(., (,'hicigo, 111., "your
Samaritan Nervine cured un; of spannis."
M-.E a woman in anuUier column neur
Speer's Vineyards, picking grapes from
which S peer's Fori Grape wine is made,
that is so highly esiccmed by the medical
piofernion, tor the Use of invalids, weakly
persons and the iiecd. Sold by dinggii'ts.
Millions Given Away..
Millions of bottles of Dr. King's New
Iliscovery for Consumption, Coughs and
Colds, have been given aw ay as trial bottles
of the large size. Thin enormous outlay
would be dibH.-trous to iht: proprietors, were
it not for the rare merits pofsufsud by the
wonderful medicine. Call at Ilarclny
Hi. is' Ding Store and get a trul bottle
free, and Iry for youiself. It never fails to
Never hive Up.
If you nni suffering with low and de
pressed spirits, loss of appetite, general
debility, disordered blood, weak constitu
tion, headache, or any disease of a bilious
nature, by all means procure a bottle of
hlectric Hitters", l oil will be surprised to
see the rapid improvement that will follow;
you will be inspired with new life; strength
and activity will return; pain and misery
will cease, and henceforth you will rejoice
in the praise of Electric Hitters. Sold at
fifty cents a bottle by Harclay Hros. (5)
To all who are siiU'ering from the errors
and indiscretions of youth, nervous weak
ness, early decay, loss of manhood, Ac, I
wiil send a recipe that will crmyou, kukh
ok ciiahok. This great remedy wan
discovered liy a minister in South America.
send a hi;!1 -addressed envelope to the Hev
Joski'ii T. Inman, Station I)., New York
To The West.
Then; aio. a number of routes leading to
Ihe above -mentioned Huclion, but the direct
and reliable route is via Saint Loin and
over the Missouri Pacific Railway. Two
trains daily hic run from the. Grand Union
Depot, Saint Louis to Kansas City, Leaven
worth, Atchison, SI, Joseph and Omaha,
Pullman I'ulace Sleeping Cars of the very
lilies! iniike are attached to all trains.
At Kansas City Union Depot, passengers
lor Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico mid Cal
if -rnin n.,i.n..,;t with express trains of all
At Atchison, connection is Hindu will
exprncH trains for Kansas und Nebraska
At Oinahji, coiiiiectiou is made with the
Overland train lor Galiiorma.
This lino oilers to parlies enrouto to the
West and Northwest, not only fast time
and superior accomodations, but bt.'iiutilul
HCuneiy. ns it passes through tho finest poi
lion of Missouri and Nebraska. Send for
illustrated niapK, pamphlets, Ac, til thi j
I Imi, which will hu mailed free.
C. B. KlNNAN, P. ClIANDl.KK,
Ass't Ucn'l Pass. Agent. , Gcn'l Pass Agent
THE GREAT GERMAN
ll.'lieviK nml rim
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lit i lit i nr. ion I im II K,
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'.lor, n.i, Culk, Urultcl,
I lin- l lll l IX,
111 It Its, MU.III.
A i, a nil i.lli.r Imilily tu'li.v
F If TV CENTS BOTTLE.
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lf.t,,i rmlnrrl ii vr rtu-itu tutitby
crr:. w i Ii flmiunti inn, t,reii"t tb
ni i.hrnv.fcl li'inci. (if Uie leail fp tu dill lei,.l
ci..l cem ieri. li hrl-tlc .n-n in .1 r.'in.rr tlie
tf , ol ts.U' nml unuli lirmtl u! rcoult kre
rt'i'.n d . fr-w Bet'U.'iiiiein.
rilOsol od TKKA I'M K v T WILL (TBE.
l'r,rqi.!ed for I'el'l il: ttie llesil, iliilu;t.e md
Peufiii or unv k t;ii ol niiirou nicniSmu! trru.
tion. si trt lor i n. u, nr. H tanii. prepaid &0 e.
pi. kni Himii rvi-iv. rl. sold by all whoi
mle mi rctnil ilrticij'ioi.
KLi si KKA VI liALJI CO.. vwio, . T.
POUT (illAPE WISE
Spkku's 7oi;t Gpapk Wine !
KOL'U YLAl.S Old).
'I'll IS t'KI.KHKATKIi NATI VK WINE In nurt.
-1 Irnin ilic j.iin' of He. Oiuirlu liri,r. rained la
till -ouiitir. In Iiivk!iihIi!c tutiir and urinath
(.nim: iirnfi.Tt i ac iii,iir,an .1 l.v any oilier
Na'iv Wiin). IS, lln.' ill,-.'irr Jul. f of lt drupe,
jiri.!ie. d nii.l-r Mr. sii, . r nwn n rntial cupcrvl
niiin, In. purity mill ifenii i n hits, an- guaranteed .
Tie- wiiiihC. (!nii iji .y .art.ik! of II tfueroti
qmiiiii. . grid the w. akt'H itnaMd uc ll to advan
lace ll i piriii-iii nrlv l.i'ie lirl.il to neaped and
d"lii!itii'.'il. an.1, -.un d In tho ariou aitn.:iit that
ate t tin, ,nker mi It In in cvitj rt'fpi'Ct A
WINK IU I'.K KKI.IKfl ON.
Sneer's J. Slierrv.
The iV J. Ml KICK V l wine of .Superior" (liar
ic.l -r ntul i nr' n k - il 'Iu- nrh qualitPn of ttia kr'ip
from lern il m irart.- lor I nntv, ljkhiiet, Kia
vo' n'.'l Mi di, inul Prep, rtien. ll w.M be luond UD
excel it'll .
Sheer's 1'. J. llrandy.
Tin IliCASIiV iand nntlvalcd In tliia Countrr
b",iit'lar Hi)i' Tlir (u: ne-iiiriiml iurtii..'. It Ik a
pur.-diiiiiit-iii Ini'i. the iirjii'. and contain vnl.
nal.le niHlf inai proper. it". It ban a dclicata On
Tor. niiiUurii) that of Dm crujejo, froia which It la
dimilli'd. and m in urent fnv.ir ntuoni! Ilrt-cla
fnrnilii'i. si " tliat ft. mtiiature of AI.KKKli
SI'KKll, l'Bful( , . J., iko.t ill o cork ol i'u.'h
b'old Uv I'AUL SC1IUII
AN'Il ItV DHftiolSTS KVI'HYWIfi- KK.
it I' II' A I, A III Sllt'lKi V.
iKA! F.UKhKA ! !
SUBSTITI.TK Foil LIFK IXSUB
WIDOWS' & OIII'HAXS
Mutual Aid Society
Organlzoil Julv tlth, 11177, tinier llm Lawi o
tlm hit.' of IIIIiidIh, Opvrlulit.'il .fulv
11, 11177, tinier Act of I'oiiu'ri iii,
JAS. S. M. i A flKV.
J. II. KOIIINSON...
.1. A. (iOhosTINK,
W. II. vt A KKA N I
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EI). II. WIIITK
...imi Vlci) l'ri!ldiiut
...... Mi'JIcul AiIvikoik
K X UJCUT I V Id COM M PCTJO K
Win. K. PITCH Kit, I,, S. THOMAS,
W. O.ilUCKI.VN, K. VINt'UNT,
WILL T. liK I.HI I ' KN .
IIDAUII Ol" MANAtiKKSi
J. A..oldllnii, ofOiililHtlini A Itomjiiwaior.wliolfl
alo ami rrlml drv iroml, etc. ; ,!n. H, Mcilahcy,
liitnlivr (li'alur; Win. K. I'llclmr, Bi'inTal aiji'lil i
Allien L.nvlK, denliir in Hour ami irraln! I..
Tlioiini". I.rli'kliiy.ir; .M.weii Phillip", ninirantor
and liiill.li'r; II. A. Cliuiiilil'7. Kriic'ri I'";"'
Lewi", ai'rr.'tiiry and altorney-ailiiwi H;
M iirenn, lliiiniuttilo tiliv"iciinii II sa our, or
Hatdor Hon. urww, It, ll lrlrtl, "irni'i "It
vimir; I..I II, Wlillii, an" ! mic. W . A 0. M . A. Hie
r.l.-ty ; .1. W. Spier. Iiiinlinr ami "I i ,f' J"
(lnriilu.ui, ImrluT! K. II, Dlulrlch. clerk W.. St. L.
AI'.U. It.; M. Knlilcr. iie'iclmni lullors .I.'ir M.
Cliirk. d. iiltir In wall papiT and window "h"'': '.
K. I'linll-li.niiitrarlor and tiiilliliTi "ill I. Hud
hum. of Mori.il A Ki'.lliiini, I'lUiir niniifiic.liiri.ri
V. Vlnriiiii, iloalur in Miiim and commit; I. A.
I'holpf, pholoirrnph.iri V.i Jo"' vn. Ui-ntiali
II . Tahof, nillt. Jowwlcri J. H Jtnlilnaim, 4. I'. and
notary piililli't J. H. ivtric liy"lc nt II , W.
lioHtwirk, iiiMiraiicw aiC'iil! K. H. Jarboo, rorutnan
SI.Uh" main, and K K. VViilhri.luo, lumber and
aw-mlll, nr (Inlroi II. Lolithton. canliltr Nal.
Ilank.Stuurl. towai llov. K. A. WlltcnMon, I'rv.ira
bnr, Ky. J.W. Tairy.phyaloUn.Kultoa, Ky.
Ekl ll... wt I II
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