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SYNOPSIS OF PKECEEDING CHAPfEBS.
Chapters I and II Aleo Howe,
con of a prosperous New York mer
chant, leaves home in the garb of a
tramp to earn his living because of a
disagreeable stepmother. Me sleeps
at a farm house, but fails to get
work. Ill Alec stops at liilo Ben
nett's farm and is permitted to hoe
potatoes for his board. Hoeing
blisters his hands and proves very
hard work for a "young city swell "
He makes the acquaintance of Aland
Dennett, a pretty girl. IV and V
He takes Maud Bennett to the circus
and angers her mother, who abuses
him and drives him from the house,
l'uuniless, be trudges on seeking
woik and is amazed to find a fl bill
in bis bag. He concludes that Maid
most have placed it there. VI, VII
and VIII Alec makes the acquain
tance of Joe Higgins, the geniai land
lord of the Ashton Center tavern
and store, tries his hand at mowing
and makes a failure. The story be
comes town property. Lofers at tbe
tavern ridicule him, but JoeHiggirg'
daughter Lizbeth befriends him. lie
is ninch cast down and lives on
crackers and jam. .
ALICE 13 EKFr.ILNDED BY 'LISBETD.
That nicht tho store was lighted np.
nud the tlncblo door stood invitingly
upon. Rough f tu rners and the village
loafers were sitting about on the steps
ontside, or within the door on tho loug,
grimy settee, and the various barrels,
kegs and boxes. Somebody was telling
a story, and the company seemed to be
genial, though never more than one
person spoko ut a time, and two or
threo did most cf the talking, while
the rest were content to be audience or
whispered awkward commentaries to
All hesitated and stood a moment
looking at them, wondering if they
were talking about bim. He had not
meant to go near tho etoro again. He
ciaro not spend his money for a lodging
ut tho tavern after he had failed. Why
KhouUl he? Bnt he might go and buy
Minn crackers and a picco of cheese,
for ho suddenly realized that he was
Then one of the loafers saw him and
cried ont :
"I'll bo blowed, if there ain't that
city cucti ont there in the dark. Corco
cu, yon.i;; folio', and let's have a look
at you I"
Tho rert of the company were silent
as death, and eat gazing into the dark
ness. "Come cn. Don't be bashful," cried
the first speaker. "Wo won't hurt yon.
Gome np here to give us mowin lessons,
A chuckle of Innghter went round the
crowd, and Aleo was for running away
at tho top of his speed, enly he dare not
invite pnrsuit in that way. Instead he
walked straight into tho store, paying
not tho slightest notice to the men who
sat about, and a.skcd for a dime's worth
of crackers and chceso.
"What's that, -sjuuy ?" asked Jce Hig
gins from the counter, where he lay at
full length on his back. '"Crackers aud
cheese? I ain't got no cheese left Will
crackers do yon?"
Mr. Higgins made no motion to get'
np, though Aleo said no would have
tbe crackers. After a pauso Mr. Hig
gins volunteered the information that
his rheumatism was so bad that nigbt
he thought he couldn't get the crackers
himself, but he would cell 'Lisbeth.
Whereupon he tallowed :
'Lisbeth was standing bahind the
back door evidently, and immediately
"This young city swell wants some
dry crackers to keep him alive. Myrhu
matiz is so bad tonight I couldn't think
of climbing 'way down off here just
for a pound of crackers."
The loafers guffawed at this, and
Aleo wanted to get away as soon as he
possibly conld. He felt himself in a very
nest of enemies. Everybody and every
thing seemed to have changed since
morning. The morning seemed ages ago,
so long he conld hardly remember it
He felt as if he were in an entirely new
and disagreeable world.
'Lisbeth walked directly toward him,
and in her bearing he felt a little bit
of svmpathv amid all the hardness, lint
it embarrassed bim, and he only felt tho
more like running away.
"Will you have these round ones,"
she asked, taking a cover off a largo bar
rel, "or would yon like these soft soda
crackers?" indicating a box, toward
which she immediately walked, follow
ed by Aleo, who was vaguely comforted
by the soft tone of her voice.
"Makin a mash ou 'Lisbeth !".whis-
pered one of the meanest looking of the
loafers. Alec did not look around at all,
but the girl gave the offender a quick,
threatening lock, wbieh she distributed
around to the rest of the company as
well, and no laughter followed the sally.
There was a dead silence while Lisbetb
went on in a light, easy tone. "I like
these soda crackers ever so lunch tbe
best, and they cost only a cent a pound
"Give me a pound of these." said
Alec gloomily, aud tbe girl pnx-etdrj to
weigh them out.
"I heard yon ask for eonio cheese."
she went on as she busied herself with
tbe crackers. "We haven't an? cheese.
bat we have some gooseberry jam moth
er made herself, and I could give yon 5
cents' worth in one of these little wood
en dishes. Would yon like 5 cents'
"If you please, I would," responded
Alec, touched by the girl's tbougbtfol
cess find kindly interest.
Tbe jam was put np and paid for with
"There is nothing else?" asked the
girl, with shopkeeper's courtesy and a
Tbe boy thanked her and was gone
amid a profound silence from the loaf
ers. He ras lighter hearted now, and
tbe world soemcd natural again. One
human being had been kind to him. He
:aa profound teeliHg oi grutiturie, aim
uowied short to look back end wonder
i'.ow he cocld evsr repay her. He felt as
if he mast thank her in moro than the
formal words he had used iii the store.
Fairly av.-ay from the store and the
hateful crowd of loafer3, he began to
think wrwtt he should do for the eight
Ho sat ii jii'i! on a stone in the lijclit of a
window and ate bis crackers and jam.
The Jnm was put vp and paid for trfrh
and as he sat eating, and a more and
more cheerful feeling about life came
over bim, he remembered that there was
a barn back of the tavern, whoe side
door he had seen standing invitingly
open, revealing a mow of old hay be'
youd. He would go and sleep on the
hay. An hour later be was fast asleen
in tho barn.
oe makes joe higgins give bim a jo3.
His waking ou the morrow was very
different from the first waking in Asb
ton. The birds were sinking just as
loudly and noisily, bnt Alec did not
seem to hear them. The gray morning
light streamed through the cracks cf the
barn, and the cows and horses conld be
heard munching their hay or now aud
then bringing their feet down heavily to
shake cS some insect intruder.
Alec lay half buried in tho hay, look
ing np into the dark, dusty, cobweb
woven roof, trying to put the dull, loner
ly ache out of his head long enough to
think what he must do, could do. The
town was against him, now that be had
tried aud failed. He knew that clearly
from tbe atmosphere into which he had
stepped at the store the previous even
ing. Mr. Higgins seemed at first to be
his friend, but he, too, had grown cold
and gruff. 'Lisbeth seemed kind, bnt
she was only a girl What could a girl
He would have set out cn his north
ward tramp immediately, bnt there
seemed now no more before him tliaa
there was behind. His skill at mowing
he dirt not wi:sh to put to tho test again.
aud benides this morning he felt so stiff
and his back aud limbs ached 0 persist
ently that it seemed as if he could not
even climb down from his bed on the
hay. He was hnngry, too, for berries for
dinner and crackers and jam for supper
were small fowl for a healthy, active
young man. Never before in all his life
had he faced a prospect so utterly dreary
He would go to Mr. Higgins aud
frankly lay his case before bim. asking
the man to help him to some sort of
work, it mattered not what, so that be
kept from starving. Perhaps in a case
like that 'Lisbeth 's friendliness might
connt lor something, and be should not
be sorry to have it Already he thanked
her in his heart Certainly -che had
seemed to sympathize with him a little.
and that thought was the one ray of
light in his despondency, and he imme
diately nursed and chorished it until it
seemed almost to make aa bright a dav
within his heart as there was without,
into which he soon emerged.
He brushed off the hay from his
clothes, washed at tbe pump, and
combed his hair with his pocket comb,
using tne norse trougn tor a mirror.
Then fearfully ho crept around to the
front door cf the store. It stood wid9
open and showed a long strip nf floor
that bad just b?en swept clean. But no
sound came from within. Jo doaht the
proprietor end his family were at break
Alec tiptoed into the vacant store and
sat down on the old bench. There on
one side were cans of fruit, meat aud
orner grocenea piK-a on roe sneives one
above the other, and packages cf starch,
oatmeal, washing powoer. bars of soap,
boxes cf figs, and what not it would be
hard to say. lu a Ey specked glass ram
cn the ccnuter was a variety of bright
ly colored candies, and at cue end some
tobacco and a few cigars. Beneath tbe
counter were kegs of various kinds of
Bails, horseshoes piled on the floor or
long on a long rack, and small farm leg
implements. At the end nearest tbe
door were rak6, scythes and shovels cf
various kinds for various uses. There
were shoeboses. ceruses half filled
with rough boots. And in the middle of
tbe floor, which was not too clean in !
spite of tbe center being freshly swept,
were barrels of crackers, sugar, salt.
flour and meal. And then behind bim
were shelve piled high with calicoes.
thread, jeans, jacket and overalls.
brightly colored suspenders, handker
chiefs, and a varietv of small articles
for ladies' use. In the rear of the room
were barrels of molasses, vinegar, kero
sene and linseed cil, all lying on their
sides in rests black with filth and smoke
There were also barrels upright in
which might be oats, corn and cotton
seed meal; perhaps aleo barrels cf salt
pork and corned beef, and small barrels
for fish and a can of ovsters.
A endden hopeful thought came to
Alec as he looked from one to another cf
these articles. Mr. Higgins was alone,
with only 'Lisbeth to help him. He was
stiff and rheumatic, and 'Lisbeth evi
dently bad more than she could do in
eating for the tavern and in honsekeep--
ing. W by should not Alec become a
clerk in tbe store? He wouid offer him
self, proposing to work for board and
lodging until Mr. Higgins thought him
Hardly had he cic'ciod to do lbi3.
rith a sort of ruli cf Lope and expect
ancy, when Air. i.iijjgms lumbered in.
jut as soon s he saw Alec 1.2 stopped
short, and Alec quickly roo9 and turned
to face him.
"Well, sonnv, v. hat can I do for yon?"
asked the eld f. llow in rather a moro
kindly tone than bo had spoken in tho
"I wanted to sco if yon would let me
help you in tho storo hero for my beard.
Yon seem to need somebody, and I could
make myself UtfnL I haven't anv
money, and I am unable to get farm
work, and I would do anything to earn
my living until I could have a chance
to lock round a trifle. You seem to have
nobody here but your daughter, and you
have more than yon can do yourself. 1
am young and spry, and I could learn
quickly, if yon would let me, 1 am sure.
If yen would jnst give mo a trial for a
few days, you ccuid tell by that time
what I am able to da "
Aloe spoke earnestly and eagerly cs ho
went on and advanced nearer and nearer
the counter, till he fairly leuned over it.
and Mr. Higgins shrank back against
the shelves with his hands in his pock
ets, for a moment taken aback by the
But as soon cs Alec paused he recov
ered himself. He looked at the boy
sharply for a moment and seemed satis
fied. Yon ain't no city chap up here for a
lark, be you? he asked suddenly.
lo," replied Alec simply, but in a
way that apparently satisfied Mr. Hig
Then tho man looked slowly about
the store, aud at last remarked, os if it
were the conclusion of his thought:
Mcbbe I do need somebody to help
me. 1 m getting sort ot old aud rheu
matic. I ain't as spry as 1 once was.
Aud yonr victuals wouldn't put me ont
o' pocket so very much, a-seemg's we've
got to cook anyway aud I get things at
Then with a merry twinkle he looked
at Alec sharply and said :
Ef you're going to work for your
board, I s'pose you want to begin with
breakfast Well, ef yen step inside
there, I cal'clate 'Lisbeth will sort o' Cs
Then he lumbered off toward the
postoSice department, which was at the
end of the counter nearest the door.
Alec watched him a moment, and then
timidly made his way into the dining
'Lisbeth was sitting alone at the end
of the table finishing her breakfast, for
she had been waiting on the others.
Good morning," said Alec tenia
She nodded a welcome, with a smile.
"I'm going to work for your father
for my board, aud he said you would
give me soma breakfast," he went on
after a moment's pause for her to speak,
of which she did not take advantage.
'Lisbeth immediately rose from her
place, and motioning him to another
"If ycn'll sit down, I'll get yon some
breakfast right off." With which she
hurried into the kitchen.
HE Sr.lXS A SPOOL OK THREAD A5TD MARES
FRIENDS WITH THE CHILDREN.
After his breakfast was finished Aleo
went into the store and began to look
about in the light of bis position as
clerk, and dimly realized that be knew
not where to find any particular thing
whatever, nor what price to set upon it
when be did find it As soon as be came
in Joe Higgins immediately lumbered
Oil, leaving bim to mind the store. At
first he occupied himself in looking
slyly into tempting cubby holes and cor
ners, and gingerly picking np one thing
and another, speculating oftentimes np
on its possible use.
But be soon abandoned this prying of
curiosity, and stood silently behind tbe
counter waiting for his customer. About
8 o'clock he arrived, a small boy of .
wbo came into tbe store in such a way
that he seemed to have tumbled into
tbe middle of the floor without Alec
knowing exactly how. On reflection Alec
concluded that he most have crumbled
over the doorstep. But when be bad re
covered himself, the little fellow stocd
staring stupidly at Alec, as much as to
say, "How in the world did you come J
here?" Then suddenly he beat a hasty j
retreat, and a moment later a dozen lit-!
I tie faces might have been seen at the
! door, reri eorion.lo- in In im tho
strange white fellow behind tbe counter '
,vb.om everybody bad heard of tbe day
before. Fifteen minutes later a woman I
acceared at thti door. She a tha moth- !
er of the little boy. He had gone home
and told her that tbe white city swell
was standing behind the counts at tbe
store and Joe Hiegies was now here to
be seen, to the woman, after scolding
'cer son for not getting the spool of
thread she bad sect him for. went her
self to see wbat it all meant
After paasing a moment at tbe door
she went in and stood supporting herself
by a hand on either hip. for sEe was de
cidedly well favored the boys said she
Joe Higgins ain't about?" aha in
quired, looking toward Ale?, but not
Mr Hisgins is ont." replied the
yonug man. "Is there anything I can
do for yon?"
I wanted a spool of Bart s Co. the
answered without moving, and looking
at Alec as if she very much doubted his
understanding anything about the mat
ter whatever. By this time the children,
little barefooted girls in short dresses
and boys with broad brimmed straw
hats which had quite lost their shapes
from various drenching, bad gathered
about the woman and were staring with
dnmb, vacant faces.
"Thread, did yon say?" asked Alec,
catching at the word spool, for he did
not know vbat "Burt's 80" meant
Burt's 36." she replied glumly, and
Alec went to a littlo case cf small draw
ers which seemed to contain thread.
After searching for sometime in several
of them he found a spool of thread wit a
SG ou it, bnt it was black, aud the wo-
i-u.U it was 1 1 n !.u . ui.i:t c.lcpn
ijie, anyway, that .1.13 iiiv;!na iiep
just to make money off of ; s.l:3 wanted
At last be fimnd whr.t wss wanted.
'tul lie didn't know what the price was
r.nd spent some time lixikii.-g over tbe
rp'jcl for a mark. The children saw
wbat he wan searching for, and wbea
lie turned to tho woraau and asked
lightly if she knew the price of it the
children cried out in chr.rus, "Five
cents," for they had been aihing to tell
bim. He handed the spool to the wom
an and took the 5 cents she held in her
hand. Bnt as she didn't move he stood
politely waiting for her. At last aha
eld the spool out to bim. saying:
"I s'pose yon 're not too busy to wrap
this np, are yon?"
The children tittered. Alec blushed,
and tho woman walked away.
At 8 the stage driver came lumbering
np to the door and threw out tbe mail
bag for the mail to be changed. Mr.
Higgins immediately came lumbering
into the store and started directly for
his place behind tbe little barrier of
glass covered boxes, crying ont to Alec
as if he bad always dune it :
"Come, hustle that mailbag in here.
We ain't got over five hours to change
that mail in fact, we ain't got five
minutes if Michael catches the 10 JO
Alee brought the mailbag and held
it open wbile the postmaster clumsily
and slowly unfastened and fastened
again the packets of mail and then
tossed them into the open bag. At tbe
last moment 'Lisbeth came hurrying in.
and with a few defr movements put ev
erything to rights, locked the mailbag
and herself handed it over tbe counter
to tho waiting Michael, who caught it.
threw it on to the stage and in a mo
ment was driving madly away to catch
By this time naif a dozen men were
standing about tbe store, many of whom
were among the loafers cf the evening
before. They stared at Alec, and Aleo
lowered his eyes, for he knew what they
were thinking about and he was think'
ing of the same thing. Mr. Higgins was
supremely unconscious of everything
and seemed indeed to have forgotten
that he had put jests at Alee the night
oeiore. Alec ieit his power. He was
backed up now. and Joe Higgins for his
own selfish interests must take bis side.
It conld not be otherwise. So, in a mo
ment, he glanced, smiling, at the men
and without a word or even look of
disparagement they walked oat of the
During the forenoon there were few
visitors at the store, except curious chil
dren who looked in to stare at the new
clerk. But Alec did not mind them, and
soon after the mail was fairly off 'Lis
beth came in where Alee had been loft
alone and hastily showed him where
to find the principal articles and what
were tbe prices of each. He bad a ready
memory and a quick sense of locality
and form, and in two hours had digested
an enormous amount of statistical infor
mation. Had it not been for 'Lisbeth't
kindly thoughtfnlncss in giving him
this lesson, he wondered what in the
world he should have dune, for Mr. Hig
gins seemed to aaaunie that be knew it
all to start with, or that telling him
things waa a nuisance, not to be gone
into except when a customer waa la
After tea Mr. Higgins liked to go in
to tbe store, ana, stretching himself at
fall length upon the unoccupied portion
01 the counter, lie t a iking to tbe
who chanced to drcp in after their day'a
work. So Alee sat down in tbe littto
sitting room just back of the tavera
parlor, and while 'Lisbeth and Mrs.
Higgins cleared away tbe disbea and
washed them he entertained tbe chil
dren. They were shy of him at firtt, tnt
tney bad a great respect for bis personal
iry. wuen no went into tbe sitting
room, at Lisiieui suggestion, to read
the morning paper, tbe children all fol
lowed bim witb a certain dignified ra
serve, and taking their place on upright
cbatrs pretenoea to be reading, too.
though they were constantly casting in
quiring giancea at AJeo.
There were three of them James.
wbo was 1 4 and quite a lad and took car
of the garden for bis motbr when not ta
school; Berne, who was 10, a rumring,
affectionate child, and Baby Flo. who
was 6 years old. hba dearly loved to
icnnge on aomeeony s koea. For flva
minates she retained her teamed tvwi
tion in tbe upright chair, reading a bonk
waica sna neia paiM down. Bat at
the end of that time the grew weary of
mis ana staling snyiy np to Aleo rest
ed her chubby arms
knees. He said nothing, nor did Im im
luck at her. bnt he put bis arm abont
ber as be went on reading, and thus
courage d (be was soon riding on kia
fact. When Bewie saw what a gaud tiso
10 waa as vine aba
to be taken np in Alec's Up. and Jim I
stocd a little way off, prepared to make '
some wie remarks on gardening. So '
Aiec was seen oongea 10 a Dan a an nit
paper and give bis strict attention to
the children. I
A little later 'Lisbeth cama in and
sitting down not far from Alee began
talking with bim iu a friendly way
about bow be liked tbe country, and
where he had lived and what be was
planning to da The unpleasantness of
hi entiy into the village was apparent
ly qnita forgotten. He teemed suddenly
to have found n borne and affection.
ven it of a bnmble kind, and for the
first time since be had left tbe city be
felt content. The worry aud the work
and doubtful struggle bad wearied bim
out, but now he was getting a genuine
rest. He had a litt le vantage ground on
which he could stand for a time and
reconnoiter tba enemv that most ma
lignant of enemies, fate.
Bnt soon Alec found that ba was
plunged immediately into another drama
than his own, in the thenght of which
he quire lost sight fur the time ot bis
own troubles. There was a sound of
Humbling feet iu tbe passage, a hurried
rap at the little door, and a somewhat
stooped but fine looking man cf 80 or
more mada his entrance. When be saw
Alee, be h?sitatcJ and secrae J ct:sera
certed, tnt recogciTjr.g him in a mo
ment as tbe yonug man wbo bad come
Into the store bo pave a quick frlance at
Lisbctii, who immcdatley introduced
bim to Alee as Ueorcra Maraton. the
blacksmith. He bad a clear, open fece,
blue eyes, and n patient, not altogether
happy expression. He bad evidently
come to see 'Libeth, bnt he talked
pleasantly and kindly to Alec instead.
He was educated cud well read, and
had vpry interesting and common eense
not inns abont tnot subject of bcinan
thought and endeavor.
Fmm time to timo be cave buntrrv
glances at 'Lisbeth, and she sat nprigbt
in ber chair and scarrcly gave bim a
casual lock. In two hours be took his
leave, and Ake tell to thinking of him.
This was no duht 'LUboth's lover.
But cherly Lo p.ve kirn no eneoumao-
ment, not became ska did not like bint.
but becau.e for some reason ahe judged
it not wiw. I'rrhzp she felt too much
the responsibility of her father's fam
ily. Alee hioked at hrr and pitied ber.
She noticed hi pitying glance, and
turned her head qnirkly away as if to
hide some tear, but in a moment be w:
gone to bed, and afterward 'Lislxtn
gave no sign i having gueMcd bis
knowledge of hrr heart.
It CM Jarfgmra.
A Washinzton attorney is ratber
noted for the facility with wbirb he
furpets financial obligations. He has
owxi a certain grocer $H for a rear or
two. Tbe other ly the luorehatit rtm
eluded to try a i:cv eoune witb bim.
Meeting him in bis store, bo said :
"Jutlp-, I have a rustoujir wbo owes
me a small bill and has owed it for a
long time. Iio irU pli nty ctf motii-y.
nut won t pay. w hnt wen Id yon Uo?"
"I'd sue him," raid tbe lawyer em
"Well, I will put the accuaut in
yocr hand.--, and the merchant pre-
eenu-d a statement 01 tbe account
"All right I will attend to it," aaid
the disciple of Blcekstc nn.
A few days later the merchant re
ceived tbe following note from tbe law
"In tbe cae of against
took Judgment for fell amount of yonr
claim. Uerutinu waa issued and re
turned 'no property found. My fie for
obtaining judgment is flO, fnr wbicb
amount please send check. Will be glad
to serve yon in any other mcttTs in
which yon may Deed an attorney."
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Eayscn My butcher gore
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adapted to tbe relief and cure of a
Female Complaints, exrrtinr a won
derfnl direct Influence in git-ins;
strength and tone to tbe onrana.
70a have loss of appetite, constipa
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Electric Bitters Is tbe medicine yon
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onlj 60e at ilarta eV t'llemejer's
ruaet ruaat meat
Dr. Williams' Indian HJe Ointment
will cure blind, b ceding, n Iterated
and itching pile. It absorb tbe
tnmorv, eJiavs tbe Itcbiag at one.
acts as a poultice, gives iastant re
relief. Dr. Williams' ladiaa IU
Oiatment ia prepared only for piles
aad Itcblaz cl tbe private part, aad
nothing else, f.tnj boa is gnaraa-
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Williams M'r't O . I'rr-p-. CVve
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Tkx Bator was etc, we ge a Cbavana.
Wbaa atw as a CbOa, ah arM far
Children Cry for
LILT.2 AT TV.2 HZ2
For a Year a Woman Seeks Relief
Without Success, but It hinally
Comes at Last
Another Case off Nerve Exhaustion Cited, Which
Cured in a Similar Way by a
ivt Oh Oottrler-BrralA, Kftnam, Affc-A.
That w know ant what a day may bring
frn a h aa eld adsee and a troe oae. To-diy
ear vfcira are hricht and aanay; we have
ka1th. vtrrneth anl alivhT. We reekna
MmfiiiMf tv an fh fnffntw mtui lav ailf ttlftIM
arronlim-lr. but whra that tMnorrow rnr
v may n nnrtm snuwaiy am wi
bsnd of diwasr. aad lieoa a bed of Bartering ;
Krrrr day we are ulautratiom wthia fan thrrnir"""' that winna. ana w -am....
' h v4nu ta nnr mmm rinrle. Toxinv ' a mnu-ks4r rare. Iish 4rurrii r
thrr an well and strong; el mrm mruing
ttwir dnilr ahnr; to-tnm the atdinitiR
nana ttr diw-M or ooata haa iwnueni tnrta
d-m a t ti-lpl- illwxi or iltrcrave. lacat
Ihr tnatir il! that adlkt butnasutr, mud cme
that the hiptxat im-Jic-al afcill of tbe
tirpi m i"r mm 4a aanra aarrd and acme
trasa Ibe virtiat tanre hrlpla-a or hnprlras
efiiiiiraulr rWiet than that kauanaalairalyata.
SomiliiiHa it rr ua snalnalw mxT the
Victim, tr-tv-otiblr wiut h rrrr ttjrh-t.
bit mil frma day to day aad a-raia it roaw-a
like a iiL-mniae naxa. ana ifr tmrm arm
niaa er rmsa l umrr brlpleaa tbaa a hild.
K-h waa the eae with Mra. liuta WaloMt,
the of Hrr. II. B. Wotnntt, aa etwmre
mttiiatrr or tbe enanrl. Iirina aa) turir htn-
wm- firm a f-w tnilef flvmi tbe Ihriritic
littlo ta of ISlaachaM. Ixtbrlle Coaatr,
W altetKllna ta tier daTlv dirt Irs tbe
hati'l of that drrad diarftar. paralrma, waa
l-i'I h-avilr tirmi brr, and wbra ana waa
alnne at hrr finraida.
la owvrfttitna arita a timH T-tlirmH
u eiiiiiiTr, arno nsi nrar.i ot ikt ori-'-re
ear ami rare, ahe atatke aa tolloorat The
atn.kr ratnr na ante dav hurl I r an-r dinner.
1'br ai'-a had jma a-ntae out oa tt.r tnrm to
work ia thr fit-ldt. and I araa imnire. All
oik I f. lt a 0h ovrr mtr brain like aa
eloririe ahnrk and fwnthiav that ft av 4
lika a brad of prMttralina orruH to run
oWa my Irft lowrr limb into any ahor. I oat
dtmra r a aatnamt aad thr a, fmliiir bntrr,
mnatnnl mv imeiae. Airta. ia a few aiin
elra, thrre ramo ao'ttKrc daafci orer tay brad,
and asain thrra araa the ftnraliar aratntiimi
of anmrthint: rttnninr down my aide. Then
I anew that amntthinr amona waa abont to
hannm and I tnatir h1r to rro- h a brd,
arhrrr I - -1 1, unhr the inrlafAc of paralyaia.
After I bad laid thrra f a lVw aotaaira tny
balwnd hhw ia and, not aorinc tue brre
1 had brm avnrktnc. he loaUcd tur sa aad
totin-l fnr Ivintr brhtleaa.
M -ri h araa ai aflrrtrd aad t Snld
bin hat aa tli aiatter. A dnttto- araa at
oner ernt fnr tntbe villrt of lilatHittrd. a
frw in lira away, and b raaar mat to the
farm ia aliout three bom a. bat be maid not
eff.-rd me any r. lirf. I his was tliiv-r vrara
ago ia AnriL IW'J that I tmflWwd 'frrnn
tin atmka of tMralvnia. It elcrtrd aa U-tt
aid atid reodrrrd me b-l4raa, I'ttr a yejir
mmattisT ihtu I bad akilll tnodiral attraid
morn, UMnt- amnnr other thinm aa elect rir
BaMiery. lint II all did at ao ynttd.
t tliia liana I n ati im o ajaiwo obnaa Yto. 1
Williatnn' Pink Pilla. and tte-r wrrr olao
ronfiuitnt-n-lei to mo by aoma of my friend,
" tiraru ot tn mnny eurra thai they
aaa enmett tti eaar like Itilnr. After I hud
bore takinr tbeta Aa ahoet two orreka I la-
tran to feel tmiiT and have entrtititjod to
airatlily tmre-orr. The fwralrsi wa aa bad
that I omld ma walk rftiriH the bouar. Irt
bad to I- irod ahntrt. Mv left arm a tlx
eoirely h"ltlea. am now able to walk
amnnd end art out torall my frbnidaatid
a-ltdih-w. and aa a well that 1 na fM
amend rt-ry welt. 1 eaed twvrity htrim as
ber traaUc the rrMwtitUve of Tl-t Vricr.
114 X7. Ce)TmUamtliEt.
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The emir eefe. aero aad
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ITmli emild teslfly Viler tbe mntiT tv
pent of arnndiTtuI enrra -flf-v-4 t
womirnui ana ttMiar miii iun;. ai
though Mra. Wolowtt ia ait- v :. .
W, aad baa aunt-firs' aa aWntt tlit 1 t t
rdil Mwirii a wincf imtm" 1 1
Innked arrll en heart, and ravr m 1. ti.
ol attifir.a ana aeiivnv Bttuwiiu kw i ! n
inquiry inr nn ,"tt n
lure nr by brmtcht f.rih tlx
I that ibrraw- of Mm. Wlrrt m
Itntt ihtf tM steady dinuitiii lor
: luuns' fink t'tll tv i'aW I'etifilc.
fro thm lirjmhUean, Hat ftprlnr'. '
One of tlir Im'lier ctiiaro of M
VMii?n U Mr. ;-- U. 1iill. :
atab bitawif iniaotia aa a .o-iii.i
iaaax-r at tbe pmrnlnr aimini'T f- .
int. UIkd Mr. liild. tirt rrn
I5a W-av. rtnr van. arn. tiie rr ri
I : v
ma t4 ribTii JMi'tieaa araa aril I in
iniattrr. Htih the little ttiotiet fir !'
tMirrhaaH inr tlav View Itmtar, btrt r
a hntH ia tt'ia Mr? 4 tlir omitHrr n il.it
time was rather it-ltill titiainow, and !. I.i -J
to work Bight aue Uf to aaake b4a mil
- When I cairo to Tiny View I
aiftwc rl Btian, tut -It aittnei'
my dtttb-a aa omntiL-T 4 thr 1, 01.
tli amount of Intra liiUir I a omit.
mm (., . tiu ar.t I avii1nli u "
l'i linUH-diut'ly t'iaa l'li:inr
prratriana rotHiiiltrd tnt- tit, .''
. t4 oat anattv Lard-carae' dtillars aa
"Kf tHTrotia nlw araa mm; u-i t
playrd out. onfltyod wverr ait in i't
brad and bad tia rtmetrtr. I umllv t. ...t
my wili that I bad 4i4erniitid t I i t
and b-a-e tr rmtry. tliii.kliiL' i r! a
ehatice f eltmatr tuif4n tr tam-heial. l'"t
In tiK ttitdt of my nnentir, l".r i t- n.u
ititie that tirruLt, ihnnwk a atiM-i ' ', a
mnairrerr rame tmta (ttavea. n u ; .
Wbile I araa I-rutinP mv tmirniiitf f e I I
eham-rd to ciutife at an fii-lr (.. t
t. Wtl llama I'uik I ill" t I'alt , i
I aaw that tliry were aaid to enrf i iv
what ofrmrd to ail tne haltered irvit
and aii-k tirada4ira.
told any ifr entmt tny Iwi it 1et
be aatd M would otily iir anittlH'T u ..
ftendttwrr. , timrriT. tbtitielrt i- I m
ventured, nnthlnr trained,' atiU tetr i . i
o bare a Im. tin they m mly ,'i.i i '.
I'.y tlir time I bad tnkta lu-lf thr 1. - 4 i I.
mtM'b rrliet-od. and the I knew tlmi I i.: I
rtroelc a remiy tiiii h better limn ti
aa and eertauily a r"cl h-ul ela-atn'r. ,
"Alb-r I bad uw-d tba wbttr I tnt 1
alile to leave tny In d. I faT-rver-d 1n 1:.:
Hi, theta and wbea thr fourth but ; ' -I
was as ytie r"f tne atu a rrl.fi'v I
man. la I'-. tVilltmaa' f'tnk I'lllf I .
tay iifr s-d I M I etmld tny their l 'in a
tlrimrh'tut tit land thai all tmirlit If,,.; t .a
llfrivitir tttwer d thrar little Ik-II. I .
tastily taanerlny bttmauity lia bad ft ti:1I.T
triend tlmn IH-. V illiaitw' 1'iiik filln."
i lr. t illinnW I'mk 1'ijla ettnlaia. fti a eon.
oVmrWI tnem. aH tlir etentent rtvt.lrk i..-ii
a-r lilt-and riehiir-, ta tlir 1,1md etui t. i n
,1, attend tierrt. They are aa ntilntlir- i ... .
fitr ft awdt dinna Inmmtttor slat i: , i n.
jtlal tawalraiv. HI. Vila-C datu, w-li.tii i i, n.
ralpia. riirornalW. oervtMit iidei .
tftif oflWa nT la orinxt- tailiifteiuai ..
heart, ttale aod aalUw otimtiletiotia. all '
-f wealawoiih.y in anle or f-tnalr. 1
I'll hi ore odd iry all oealer, ofij ...
mo mI ai mrkii nrier all ,. i .
rlt bosoa f. g2. 'tbey are wver .
luima M i-diebiC tiutatau.. tvienem. . , . . .'
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