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TRI1-WEEKLY EDITION. IND1,CME
WINB R ,S . EC M E 0 89 V L I.N .19
A SHADOW IN THE VALLEY,
There's a shadow in the valley
Whero the lilies lie aseoop,
Where the lauglaing wators inurinur,
And the swoot flags droop and weep,
Thero's a shadow in the valley
And a sigh floats in the air,
Like the breat'. of angels resting
O'er the fair scene mirroret there.
suoh a shadow in the valley
Brings a burdon to my hoart;
Uanot you, too, umdorstand it?
Have you never fo:t it atart?
1 havo watched the lilios lying,
I hive seon the swoot flags weep,
And have wished that I, when ding,
Might be laid with them to sleep.
I have hoard the breezes murmur
Low soft things within this vale,
I Lavo seen the b ackbirds hover.
O,r $he liica' fidifand pale,
1 have hobi a lay oesunlight
Linger 'ming the roeds. at play;
But the silont creeping shadow
Chased the memory aprito away.
Liko the human heart, e'eraha-lowed
By a sorrow swift and deep,
Lie the safset flags'and the lilies
In the shadowy vale asloop.
TIere's i melahmohdly sweetness
In the perfumo-ladon air.
And the tall reeds seem to whispor,
"You'll find seorrow overywh re."
The front door of A neat house, of mod
erate pretensions, just outside of an In
diana town, was Wastily .opencd as zlght
was coning on and-a man was thrust vio
lently into the street, or rather the road.
.The ni. who was ejected was young,
and Mhight have'bean handsome had It not
been for the, dissipated appearance of his
features and the untidiness of his dress.
-At the moment he wts evidently intoxi
ca mn'nwho ejected him was an elder
ly gentleman, whose face. was red with
hon'eht indignation, which also showed it
self in his yoice dnd his language.
Albert Wakely was a lawyer of ability
and promise when he married John Byrd's
da;ghir gary, qjtl~oigh he had 'already
contltiacted-a fondhess for drink..
'Ihis passion did not abate after his mar
riage, but grew upon him, and at the birth
of hin boy he had:become no better than a
loafer, sheltering liimself with his wife in
the houso of lili father-in-law, to whom his
family' looked for all the nceessa-les o.-lfe.
John Byrd was not the man to .patiently
enhire his 'dfi-Taw's worthfd6ness cnd
liltredtiont'bf Is' iife, and-at last, when
W ely.c.ame crawling into the houseafter
a piolbnged absence and debauch, lie
opened the door ad expelled him forcibly.
"Go oAfP) he exclaimed with his voice
full of anger. "Go off, Albert Wakely,
and never darken my doore igain I You
have no longer a home here, and you shall
never set your foot in my house after this."
Wakely murmured something about
wanting to see his wife.
"She don't want to see you. Go off, I
say I No body here cares what becomes of
The old man went back into the house
and closed and locked the door, while the
young one stumbled iup the road, his hat
over his eyes, and his faculties apparently
lie thus wandered on, never looking up,
nor glancing to the right or the left, stupid
and purposeless, until he reached the bank
of a stream.
Ignoring the bridge, he would have
walked into the water if he had not been
selized and f'orcibly restrained by a man
who had notied lisa strange movements.
"What, Wakely, is this you ? What are
you doing ? Where are you going ?
"I don't know," was the sleepy reply.
"Where am I ?"
"You wvould now be in the water if I had
not stopped you. You have been drink
ing, Wakely. Come, let me take you
At tIs word Wakely suddenly straight
ened himnself up, raised his hat and pushed
the hair from his eyes.
"H-ome !". lie exclaimed. "I. have -no
In response to the wondering questions
of the other, lie related, more lucidly than
might have beenm expected, the story of lis
expulsion from John Byrd's house.
"TLhiat's noihing," said his, frIend.
''Come to town with me, andl straighten
up, and, it will all be right in the morn
"It will never be right, Mr. Henderson,"
replied Wakehy. ~"This Is the end of It. I
have been driven out and I deserve It, and
I will never'set foot In ,7ohn Byrd's honse
again. That is not all. .I will nevor drInk
another drop of liquor as long as 1 live, so
help me heaven!"
"Don't be rash. It is a good thing to
quit,, but you will have to eaiso off, you
"Never!i I will not toughi another drop
If I die for It. I mean to leave here and
lead a new life under a new name."
"If you really mean that, Wakely, I can
pyt you in the way to make a man of your
A61f. I am going to Colobado. Go with
.~w jlIwii pay yqr wayAndghelp yQon
to Jeynrwnatitn lIfe."a'
yOI1 hi 'my 11fWg gratitude d"$i~,~r ~n~sn
When John 1Byrd re-entered his house
hie found lisa daughter Mary sobbing ,as ,if:
her heart would break.
"What have you done, father ?" sihe
asked,.. .-. .
* Wbhmhay6a doe@''~
"I have driven away that- w'orthhdea'
valgabondl," he roughly replied, "amid have
ordered ium never to darken my doors
* Yougit have given .him. amsooyier
chIluIcO, m~ylhusbiend, apd he Is the
fathei r ' ud
"flehuhed 'eimanc' enough. 4I~e shelf
n Iot- be four htiaband inuch longer, fle
shall torturo you no more. I will get a
divorce for you."
41 Want no divorce," sobbed.~afry..: t
"You don't know what you want. You
need a diverce and you sh~ll have it. I
you. * * * *
orado, where tle tortured torrent has possed
through the cleft.in. the mountains and
becomes a placid stream as it debouches on
a broad and fertile valley, a single "prairie
schooner" has stopped, and its driver, a
rude, red-shirted fellow, is seen in conver
sation with aln old mnan, who is evidently.
expostulating with him In vain.
"It's no use," said the driver at last;
"I've gone as fur as your money will justi
fy, and furder, and here I mean to quit.
If you mean to stop anywhere this is as
good a place as you will find. If you
want either work or help general Chance
is likely to give it to you."
"Does lie own this valley ?" asked the
''ile owns ever so many acres of land,
the San Benito mine and more horses, Cat
tle and sheep than you kin count. But
here comes one of his ranchnien, and I will
turn you over to hin."
The driver explained the circumstances
o'hrs'-f & tlst' the'ranliiman, wh6 re
quested t h6 o d mian to accompany him to
"the house," and the latter patiently coiji
plied with the request, leading by the ha'd
a bright little boy.
They soon reached "the house," a low
and straggling collection of buildings, and
were ushered into the presence of its own
er, a tall and fine-looking man, with his
face covered by a heavy beard and his eyes
shaded by a wide slouched hat, who was
seated in a raw-hide chair reading a news
paper and enoking a long pipe. le list
ened in silence and with apparent indiffer
ence to the story the ranclinan told him..
"'What is your name?" lie asked, ad
dressing the old mai.
- "John Byrd, sir." e
" Where are yoq fron?''
"AI Anyfan ly with
"My daughter, Mrs. Worsham, and her
"Widw, I suppose."
"IHer husband is dead, sir," patiently re4
plied Byrd uhough Ile res i tone
. 'iret husbah&,for seedlidtlrr re
' iaWobhamn-wad her,seqohd husband.'
8lM~a le n married jto ..a. dri kon,1
worthljepsjagabond.whom I )via coi olled'
to drive asyay."'
" iI r~iht. ' Mr. By 'i rLhte
What becaine of the vagab ifn'1A1 f 1
'TI don4.,know.".- - ,11;
"Died, I suppose. It Is of no c9nsc-A
quence what becanme of hhn. Then a di.
vorce follow? X -
"Yes, 11r 1it' upon a divorde
against my daughter's wish, and she imay
ried Mr. Worsham, a well-to-do man. Buf
bad.Iul f'itppdi upon pq and ever l&
go. .Mr. Wprshain. died ingptvent, and one
reverse after'iiot r swe pt aWay niy littlq
property'dud . wi) force to colndit here
to begin life again. -It is a bard thek, ?i,
for an old man."
#"I should say so. You ought to hhve;
remained among your friends. What o'y
is that?" -
"My grandson," faintly' rcpll&l Byrd,'
who was weary of thie style of question
"S f thb fagA1fod1;or of Worsliai7'
"Albert is the son of my daughter's first
"I have taken a fancy to him. You
want a home,.and I will tell you what I
will do. Give me that boy and I will give
you a fine ranch, well stocked, with every
thing you need to make you comfortable.
Is it a bargain?"
"Do you expect me to trade off my
daughter's child ?"- indignantly demanded
"I forgot about her. Of course she has
an interest in him. Suppose you ask her.
She ought to be willing to acecpt a coin
fortable home for life, when she knows that
the boy will be well provided for."
"I will bring her here if you wish."
"No ; I onm't want to see any women
folks. Ask her and 'bring ine word."
''1 will ask her,'' replied the old man;
"but I1(know what her answer wvill be."
John Byrd soon return~ed and informed
general Chance that Mrs. Worshami had re
fused to accept his offer, declaring that she
would rather (lie than be partedi from her
"Vcry wecll," said( that gentleman.
"Th'lat is all I have to say to you. You
imay go."..- .
John Byrd sadly left the house, aind its
owner signedl to the ranchiman to remnain.
"Mr. Whlpps, saiid he, "'I wish you
w~oukt~ follow that old man. Take him
and his fanuly down to 1H iller's ranch,
which - is vacant, and settle theqm there.
Supply them wvith stock, p~rovisions, and
everything they need to make them com
fortable, and let me know if money is
So John Byrd and his little family,
greatly to their surprise, were settled andl
mnade more than comfortable.
There was nothing to trouble them but
the jimcertai nty of tigiC tyngro and a fear
that anothet direction might be taken by
the peculiar dlisposition of their strange
benefactor, wvho would not allow Mrs.
Worshanm to come near hIs house, saying
that lie "didn't want to see any women
Ile only enlduredi her father, but was
very friendly to the boy, whlom he present
edi with a fine pony and a saddle. For his
own part lie seemed determined not to showv
his face at the 111ller ranch.
Providence, however, was disposed to
set aside thIs determinatIon.
As iowas returning oi~ daytro a dis
tant uic-farm his hiorse i dls , throw
1im mUcA 0m 11cr r Oljl~~ig hm
for soite distuie by tli slep. He avas
carried into Mir. Byrd's house, where it wvas
dIscovered that his head and face were so
badly Cut and brnised that it would be nec
essary to remove his hair and beard. a:a
purpose of helping to dress his woulnde;
and falirly shrieked as she saw him.
"Albert Wakely I" she exclaimed. ."Ja
it really you?"
- . Yes, Mlary, it Is I," equietly replied
Generel Chance. "If you aroegoing sto do
anything for me, please do without a fuse."
iary Worsham tobk csr#6 of 'hitn; anid
he 'encbutaged hi~tkttetidtunde. " When he
was stronger lhe spoke to her more freely.
"Mlary, did you really object to a divorce
anid-to your second marriage?"
"Yes, Albert, I never loved any i'tan
but the father of. n~ chil~ in sp>ite of .hls
S'trs'all/64 ef, ibg thiat
poud ue yuu trymoumght not to.
~blamei ther. Ite meant to act for the'
Within a month there was a weddiin onl
the San JBenito estate which was iimud ue1
an occasion of rejoicing as to be long re
membered hi that region. The contracting
parties were Walter Chance, as he was stil
determinied to be known, and Mary, widow
of Abram Worsham.
The diversifled crowds of people that
surge through the streets of Cabul agree in
a way. At night when the narrow bazars
are aglow with the i'elected light of oil in
little ieta'.. wick laipps, Jgnited cotton
floating in earthenware saucers, r the wood
fires of the cooks, the Ferghanee * has no
objection to sit side by side with the Bok
harian on tie low, open verandah of the
cook'sshop; and on the same platftrnm,
with the seething flesh-pot in tho: centre,
coutaining little linp? of ineat skewered
u$olf'd(ict itcrprqoag!iflves twenty dif
ferent Mohammedan na'tionalLies- are con
tent to sit together upon terms of equality,
and afterward to exchange the hookah and
the national love song, and the romance of
chivalry and theft. Our nativ.e agents who
lave lived in Cabul, representing the gov
ernment- of India-in a fitful. fashion, have
hinted at crimes Ueing frequtly commtt
ed in the bazars; and as the Cabul woman
is.celebrated In Eastern song for her eyes,
her height, her olive skin, her long black
hair and her gallantry, though never for
her love of washing, It, is casy to eC how
such a hotbed of unthinking passion is Ca
bul is, might become a hotbed also for as.
sassination and counter assassinatiop. The
Cabuls have no known police, and it is be
lietet thlit the inhabitants would object
to-t1introq ction of conscientious individ
,uais 1hi t class, because they would inter
-fere with aucment pierogatives. Troops
are ei ployed'as revenue elleectors at dif
fere~q thpei of the year; and, as they col
c~ediui f. thenslves as well as for
10.1 ihe 'Cabull horiIshes a hatred
evub' dgi Swhs he hap
The e,'Caih fith y
1i n Qv a reat Oth the.i
ahW ~Pher' are four principal rpade,
vindri from thirty to fortyfe-t broad,
and these are considered the hiandoinest
ltreto. One Is the Great Bazgr'or Char,
citta, composed of one-seory 'mud houses,
'vhich! idve veirandaha, slightly- elevated
abOWb5en gutters, opening full upon thQ
at . Jhes verandahs become shops
ih tli dotime, 'ad are storea with speci
nien f ail'the -furs, silks, and wool and
hai olotlri that Central Asia produces. In
.mthddionga'threq or four cronies sit on.a
mitinllmpst' every shop, set a lamp in
l fuh tlt'ld 'their feet, put on their
skulleaps, and smoke and tell stories till
ifthnufgit.s :Aitotlier great bazar, leading
from the Western Gate to the Bala Ifissar,
.Is n opqpolWzed by cooks .amd 1butclers.
*rsIla n'd ctwxdasses are suspended there
An-plenty, but no trace of. the unclean ani
mal,- the.pig, is discernible. It Is in this
bazar, by oilight, that some of t he most
pictilresque looking rufflans in the world
~lieeeW (borva-thim uns'. A maan
over six feet, high; his head conical shaped,
the jet black hair close cut, almost to the
bone; his face long, sallow and fringed
with ' grizzly black whiskers, which meet
beneath In one long matted beard ; the eye,
small,-- black and keen ; the nose arched
and thin; thi mouth cruel and compressed;
the clist aind arms to the elbows bare: the
body enveloped in a tattered blue shirl,
reaching beneath the knees; bare, scarred
legs; the feet. treading on grass sandals.
which are held on by the toes. This is a
Cabuli beggar, and a most arrant villain lie
is, for, mauger his rags, he conceals a knife
like the rest of his amiable countrymen,
and will use it with the rage of a wolf if lie
is tempted. The cooks are glad enough to
toss a kabob or two to gentlemen of his
class. Thle other two road~s have no partic
ular characteristics, excepting that they are
a great deal broader than by far the larger
p~ort ion of CJabul. OfY theso four principal
roads numerous (lark and filthy lanes, twist
ig for a quarter of a mile at a time, and
not imore than three feet broad, shodt at
frequent int ervals. The flat -roofed houses
in them are made of mud, thickly mixed
with straw, and the apartments are
dar1k, sqluare holes, much worse than the
much decried shanties of the Galway peas
ants. Meni, women and children sheep to
get her,' and never change their garments
till theso drop) off. F~requlently cattle and
fowl are to be found crowded into these
apartments, together with the human in
mates. Such places are dlangerons to all
strangers. Not even an uinusual pariah (log
could stray into them, for lie would be
worriedl by a hunmdred jealous, big..boned,
hungry curs. In the last British attack oii
Cabul, Afghans wVho( preferred '"dying 111k0
poisoned rats in a hole," retreated to their
tortuous streets anid lanes, amid many a goodl
life was lost In hunting them out.
.Within the last.wp~els or two there has
passedl away another relI ig jcoIlio of
the (lays of Ellizabeth. the residlence on the
western sidle of. Aldergate, commonly
knowvn as "Shakespearc'a house." The local
traditioni goes that William Shakespeare
lived in It when lie'was proprlutor of the
theatre In Golen lane, towv.ar.thie close of
the' fifteenth cont dry. .In E hakespearoe
tin'me the house bore the sIgn of Lho "Half
Moon." to whuich sumidry Inscriptions arid
hieroglyphics In the 01(1 wood-work referred.
A-writer in the Cityi P'ress In 1866' dle
Scribes the house as well able to "vie with
any other house ha the city for its elaborurto
carvings in wood and p~rimitive panelling,
'ell worthiy of those curious an sach mnat
ter-s." As a proof of its age lie mentions
that during some tecent' repairs there was
found unider the wood-work a cola of the
date of 1596. It ls recorded in "Bon Johu
seon's:Life," that-on one occasion (ho "rare
ol poet, feeling an inward' craving for
'%ack,".went to the "Half Moon,"'in Al
dlersgate street, bunt finding it closed, took
hihnsolf off to thme "Sun, 'in Long Acre,
where lie Immediately sat down. andl wrote
the following epigram:
S9ince tho Half Moon Is so unkind
To' make mo go about,
The Sun my money now shall have,
The Moos shall go whhout."
Slalt a century' or more later, the. aristo
cratio, and literary wits of the "Merry Mon
sxch's" couut weore aceustomed, we are toldl,
to asemble 'at Aho "Half Mfoon" tavern;
opposite to Lauderdale House, 'whi'ch, as is
well ha mstio4'omtho east side of thin
~itii~ lqavy jeotng~o awe qurn
"There's Mlioto)1 or Them."
Oi the 7th inst. a ptY (of hunters lef
New Albany, Indiana, for the celebratet
'igeon Roost, In Scott dounty, where it ih
said, acres of titubers covered nightly
with wild pigeons. Po the past soventy
live years this noted cality has beeni a
roosting place for pige s, and millions ol
these birds congregate hre nightly during
the seiaons of their visis to this section ol
the country. rhey fly a'way In the muorning
to thieir feedIfing placC In thd'wods anu
flls of Indiana andl intu'cky distani
fro;n the roost hi many- iblaes froi om
hundred to three hund d il e; returning1
agaim ait aight, the arrivils often contmuing
ipl) to midnight. The timber on the thous
aIds of acres covered by this roost is brokei
down badly, large limbi being dnapped oil
like reeds by the accojhtlated weight of
the birds upon them. ,Throughout the en
tlie night there is heard" the cracking aml
crashing of limbs, thehum atnd lurry and
drmmuing of wings, adff the 8xplosion of
firearms and the confflaop at64 bvdlinmic
thrashing sounds caused by peoplc 'beatng
the birds from the treed with long poles.
TIhousands of pigeous Ore killed nightly,
but all this slaughter sm is to make no di
minutilon In the vast fld cs that congregite
at this roost This 84ftt county )igcou
-roost is historic grotu i. It was in this
neighborhood that the most barbarous
slaughter that darkenedhhe pioneer dava of
86athern Indiana oceiared. in Sepltem
bet', 1812,'a party of tilirty Potowattomic
Indians made an invasAen into this section
of the State. * Iu the -Pigeon Roost neigh.
burhood was a settle4lt with a total pop
ulation of thirty souls. te Indians attacked
this settlement killkfig d scalping twenty
four of the thirty dettlers, most of them
women and children, akl then burning the
bodies of their victims 2ii the cabins, which
they lired. Mrd. D" TV and her two chil
dren, and three nieild 'of at family naimed
Collins, were all that -aped. Mrs. Bea-.
die carried the news t ie settlers in Clark
county, and next day' irge company of
the militia started hi ptfuit of the savages,
coming up with them. .a-lt as they reached
the north bank of the utscatitic River in
their canoes. The rit was aIt. high flood
and the. pjuruors, ha ing no boats, were
compelled'io givi up' It pursuit. This
was the last incursion f (lie Indians made
into Southwestern Indiana. lit the local
history of the State this savage slaughter
has ever since been designated as the Pigeon
Roost Massacre. a
As fair as a itaan cvOf looked uaponm, pure
as a daisy, wats Iva Lorne w% ith a fortumc
of a hundred thousand in her own un
dispitted right.;. rand, her guardian had just
tilted himself back ia 4is chair, and looked
straight in Fred Jaspir'o handsome e.yes,
and told hni that it -#e wanted Iva, Lorne
and her fortune, he i ht have her. -
A hundred thousan and Iva Arne, it
would set him up for life, make him inde:.
pendent for all time. - Only he loved Bessie
Camupbell. . .
. . r C4 Ans434 NO& 6, ene lw 1411a 100U,
ing, tall, manly, with bold, handsome grey
eyes that liked to look and smile at a pretty
girl, and, with a caressing miode of speech
and way of manner that wais not easy to
resist ; and Mr. Catherton had frankly, de
liberatly told this young man that there
was waiting for him Iva Lorno and the
golden handfuls she could bring him.
Of course Fred enjoyed the compliment,
but that argument was not so powerful inI
its effects as Mr. Catheron had intended.
"But, sir, you have not taken Miss Lorne
into consideration. Remember she has never
seenI inc or-"
Mr. Catherton interrupted him with a
"N.ft being versed in women and their
ways, or the sacredness of their confidences
I don't know whether or not I betray a
trust when I tell you Iva has sean you,
andI-well Fred, wvill youi come up to dinaner
to-night and be introduced ?"
So that was how that eveninig Fred Jahs
per came to b~e sitting at one side of Mr.
Catherton's mahogany, looking very admir..
ingly at the daisy-faced girl, who, if lie so
willed it, was for him. iva had dressed
herself wvith exquisite taste and care that
evening, and a fairer vision man would not
wvish to see opposite himi at table for all the
dhays of lisa life, and the temptation sud
dlenly strengthened and took a most sedue
live form, when the elaborate (1inne1r was
over, and Fred insistedl on accomnpanying
Iva to the dlining-room instead of tarrying
ovor the'wine with Mr. Catherton. that
gentlemani gave a smile of assent that wvas
like a triumph, and Iva flushed to her love.
ly white forhead at Fred's eagerness.
She was so sweet, so loveable only, some
how a sudden thrill of .Icy revulsion of
feeling curdled all through Fred's veins a5
she arose from her chair, and Fred saw
she was lame-oh 1 so lame-and. that be
side the chair had been a,11 the while wait.
ing the littl0 yelvet land atinecushioned
crutch on which she depended.
But Iva did not see the sudden look of
blank disappointment and almost horror
that swept across Fred's fape, and shet
went on beside him, her little crutch mak
ing a soft thud on the thick carpet that
made him feel strangly ashamed, and pit
ful, that made him think of B~essio Camup
bell and her fine grace of motIon, Blessie,
who he knew loved -hin, but, who had no
Trho battle began that night, and raged
many a -day, when one hour Fred would
swear to himself that nothing ever should
conmc between him.and the girl hie loved,
and theO 'n6xt,' that lie was a fool, that lhe
could notlove such a sweet, gentle girl as
I'va Lorne-that lie would not deliberately
qjuarrel with all his chances, and that Bies-.
sie Camnppell would be justaes happy with
sonmc other lover. These reasonings and
arguments were the actual onset of the bat
tle' and the result was that Fred Jasper
and sweet lame Iv'a Lorno became engaged
to bo married.
They were happy enough days that fol
lowed to Iva, who never once dreamed that
it was for hear monby and her money alone
that her lover would marry her, and when
lhe saw and realized how tenderly site loved
him, It made him ver gentle and tender
towards her - and the hnue wenit on fairly
well, bringng the wedding day with the
sheet October *eather.
S"I prefer to'hia e a quiet weedin~g, Fred,
and I aith almost sure you would--on ac
count of--of my hsmeness. Fredi I am so
afrag yu 9 ishmedof.me whohil
Iva aidtha tohimonesoft; cool Sdp
tomerboia it~gtp the vivi moon
lihshrfair faco' ver sweet to se up
tun& his in at~o lbe~ '
ti o el1i
September night and the frosty October
wedding-day, Fred told himself he would
be so good,. so kind to this delicate little
girl who was giving him everything in the
wotild w ith herself, and she slightly prized,
so slightly esteemed.
Scores nId scores of times lie told himself
lhe did not regret what he had done, not
even when Ie recalled the cold, contemp
tuous looks Bessie Campbell lost no oppor
tunity'of bestowng upon hu.
'tid then the wedding day caie, and the
wedding-liour, and Mr. Catherton gave the
bridal pair a gorgeous bunquet., and the
carriage stood at the door to carry them to
the bout that was to take them on their ho
neymoon trip; and in the few unoccupied
mmintes that intervened, when Fred and
his bride ( stood talking, there camne a mes
senger from Mr. Catherton's banking otllce
with a sealed letter from him, which, when
he rend it, made him pale and whiten to the
lips. For one moment ; then, like the ion
est man he was, ie rose to the pitiful eter
Ever y shilling Iva and I had in the
world is gone. Jasper, your wife is noth
ing but a pauper, dependent on her hus
band's bounty in4teadI of the heIcss yoU
The crash of doom could lhave sounded
no more appallingly startling; the girl he
had married for money--this lame, white
faced, wild-eyed girl who started to her
feet.in anll igony of bewilderment, andl an
guish shcoked-a-a pauiper!
Iva clasped her little fragile hands in a
''Oh uncle (Charton ! Fred, oh Fred ! If
only I could have saved you I Oh, why
didn't, they send the vord just a little
sooner, so that I could have saved you,
And Fred met the bitter agony of shame
and pain in her sweet eyes, heard the only
wail she made ; her pity for him, not for
herself ; saw the great, pat ient devotion on
her sweet, pule face, and then, as if his
guardaim spirit had touched the fast-sealed
fountain of his heart, there welled up
through head and heart, soul and sense,
new exquisite, rapturous effection for this
little girl who was all his own ; such love
as never had thtilled him before, that sud
demily glorified and goldened all his life as
lie took her in his arms, sobing and tremb
ling, as lie never had taken her before, kis.
sing her face with love's eager kisses.
"My precious little wife, thank God you
nic my wite, and that I can help you bear
your burden. Iva, Iva, dearest!"
That was h'ow Fred married for money,
and from that blessed (lay he never once
regretted the loss that revealed to him a
wealth of love and happiness that has not
waned its the years go on.
The creatures. which are in some respects
the most interesting to us, because they are
most like ourselves in form, are the apes.
Moreover, ot only are they so like us in
form, but they are so widely marked off
from all other creatures except ourselves,
Utihn ii, -mnn i mpiomllo thacm4,-e lan, . sauf
real atllinity to one more than to another
group of mamnimals below man. Apes and
man, then, together forma one order, which,
as ranking first, was named by Liuntnus,
Primates. With the apes arc commonly
associated certain animals called Lemurs,
which inhabit the vicinity of the Indian
Oceami, especially Madagascar. They have
not, however, any real aflnity to apes, and
if they are to he placedi in the same order
lit all, they must he well distinguished from
its other mmbers. It has, therefore, been
proposed to divide the order Primates into
two sub-orders, (as the hoofed order is di
vided into the ''odd-toed" and "even-toed"
sub-orders,) one of these to include man
and apes, and to be called, from the resei
blance to the human form pervading It,
"(Au.1ropoidca; " the other sub-order to
he termed "Lemuroidca." The first,
"'sub-order'' is dlivisib~le inito three "'fami
lies." One of these (Jluminidvs) contains
man, (forming the genus Jlomo,) the sec
ond (Simniado) contains all the apes of
the Old1 World only, wvhile a third (UCbido)
contains all those of America. Among the
,Sim iadw are the ourang, the chitxpanzee,
the go.iilla, and the long-armed apes, (or
Gibbous,) wvhich are the most manlike of
all the apes ; andI there can he no quiestion
that there is very much less difference in
structure between these four kind of apes
andl man than there is between themt and
the lowest of the apes-that is, the marmno
A Juduge Answeredt.
WillIam Watson, a youth, stood at the
h~ar of the General Sessions, New York,
conivlied of theft,
"'Where have I seen you before?" JTudge
Gildersleeve asked, thoughtfull . ''Your
face Is certainly familiar to ime.'
"'I dlon't know, your honior," Watson re
"Where have you seen mne before?" his
"Where were you last employed? I am
coin ident that I have seen your face before,"
Judge Gildersleeve contimued, with the air
of havina: cornered the prisoner at last.
"Ini the Crystal Palace saloon, your
honor," Watson answered and the specta
Judge Glltern~eeve (lid not pursue his in
quiries any further. He sentened~ Watson
to State prison for three years.
TIhme colors; of the sky at difierent
times are wond~erfuil guidance. Not
only does a clear sunset presage fair
wecather, but :there are other tints
wleh speak with clearness and accur
acy. A bright yellow evenIng indi
cates wind ; a palo yellow, weot; a nen
tral grey constitutes a4vorable one In
the :>rninig-ant unfavorable one in
the -evening. 'rTe clouds are full of
meaning ini themrselves. If they are
soft, tindefined, and feathery, the
weather ili be fine; if the edges ar'e
hxard, sharp and d~finite, It will be foul,
Geneorally speaking, any deep, unusual
hues betoken wind, and rain; while
mhore quiet'and medorato tlnts bespeak
fair weather. Simple as these maxims
are, the British Board of Trade has
thought fit to publish themn for the use
P A o s t d with au ltre
Unbbtm In (aiais.
We ldo up tl.e deeply-furrowed, steep
hillside to the level land of the divide.
Here, calling our dogs from the wago", we
spread out, and each of its, accompanied by
his own (logs, rode forward in a line forty
rods apart. The dogs trotted slowly along,
heads Up and tails down, while the horse
inca watched for rabbits. A yell from the
ex-Confederate in gray, and instantly the
hounds sprang forward, and with eager
eyes gazed in the direction of the cry.
There they saw a jack rabbit jnuping itm
bly alung in front of the horse of the yelling
man. At once a dozen powerful hounds
wero in full pursuit. The rabbit. at once
saw that these dogs meant business, and
stopping his capers began to run. 1Ile had
probably been chased iany times by cutrs,
and apparently had io doubt of his ability
to run away from any dog; but he was
considerably astonishaed to Ilin that this
pack of grim, silent dogs with outsiretched
liends were gaining on him. lie redoubled
his efforts. No use; the pack of yellow,
blue and whito hounds drew nearer and
nearer to him. lls astonishiment now gave
place to the most intense terror, and lie
frantically endeavored to escape his fate.
Behind the coursing (logs came a line of
horsemen, all the rideas yelling like demons
-each encouraging his own (logs. I'llie
on i Yiel yie I yiel Catch 'im1. Polto!
Catch 'im I" To this excitement the cattle
men added bull-like bellowings. The fast
est (log in the pack was on the rabbit. lie
made his offer for him. The jack turned
like hghtning. The oml)ty jaws of the dog
camie together with a sitap that sounded
like the spring of a steel trap. In Iurning
after the rabbit this dog was struck by an
other, and both rolled over and ovei: on the
grass. They got up bewildered to find the
rabbit some fifty yards away, and another
dog ready to make a pass at him. It is
made, and again tho jack is missed ; lie
turned aside, to fall into the jaws of a pup.
The shrill cry of the rabbit and the sound
of his crunched bones is heard, alti all is
over. Sonic one dismounted, and took the
jack away fron the dogs. and tied it to his
saddle. We rested our horses and breathed
our dogs. All agreed that the jack had
done well. Ile was praised as a mighty
good rabbit. Mounting; we re-formed our
line and rodo forward. A yoll fret the
right. A big jack was madly running there.
All took after him, and as we ran, four
other rabbits got up in quick succession,
and our dogs divided into parties of two
and three. My pair of blue hounds were
running together, and a hundred yards
ahead of thenm a big jack rabbit was bound
Ing along. Putting spurs to a powerful
Pat Claybourne horse, and with a yell of
encouragement to my hounds, away we
swept, over hills, over the levels, down
steel) hillsides, jumping ravines, always at
a full gallop, and faster and faster ran the
rabbit. Resolved, as he was a good one,
to give him a chance for his life, I refused
to ride ahead of the dogs and so turn him
of for them. If the hounds caught him
they should (o it fairly. The pace got too
imot for the Jack and the dogs gradutall
gained on him. They drew near to him,
and separating, the (log made an offer for
the flying aninal. The rabbit dodged to
the left and fairly ran into the mouth of the
itch. She, overbaltneed by the sudden
weight in her mouth, turned a somersault
and came down with a thud and a grunt on
her back, but held lie struggling rabbit
fast it her long jaws. I tied this animal
to my saddle, and seeing a ravine, I called
my dogs and we went to the water- They
rushed in, and sitting down in the cool
fluid up to their slioulders, they bit into the
drink, swallowing great mouthfuils of it;
then lylng down with only their heads out,
half of their lolling tongues dangling in the
water, they colled off, 1, reclining on the
soft grass by the bank of the pool, watched
their jaws gradually close arnd their totngues
slowly draw back in their months. Wheni
their jaws were closed, and thecy were
breathing naturally through their nioses, 1.
mnounted atid we started hack for the wagon.
Another rabbit got up, atid tIs one grace
fully ran away frott my hounds. They
followecd him sharply for a couple of mIles,
but I woutld not turn him with my horse,
andl he fairly outran them. rThe last I saw
of this rabbit lie was going over the crest
of a bare rlige about a mile off, and from
the pace at which lie was travelIng I jud
gcd he had just awakened to the knowledge
that (logs in the plural number were around.
The vIneyards of California cover 00,000
acres, with 45,000 of grape vines, valued
at $180,000, 000. Tlhree years ago the Bal
titmore ,$m called attention to thie oppor
tunities then offered to b~uy vineyardsa for a
song. In every direction people were upi
rooting vineyards as unprofitable. Grapes
were $10 a ton, whtleh did not pay. A
hundred foot-lills farina could 1b0 bought
for the cost of fencing, twenty-live acres
of bearing vineoyard going for nothing.
Trhough cheap, grape vines have now some
value. And orchtards, then of little ac
count, have greatly appreciated by the mn
troduci ion of fruit-curing. Grape syrup is
now beig made, and its great superiori'ty
over other' table syrups will win favor.
Small vineyardes can now make a bettei
market than $15 per ton for grapes at the
* ~ Slippers..
A very effective pair of slippers for a
gentleman can be made of the new stamped
velvet or velveteen now so much in use for
ornamenting furniture. A dlark greenish
blue shade is desirable, the pattern being
worked aronnd In chain stitch with pale
blue knitting silk. The design should be
small. It also woul be artistic to work in
crowels tiro or three daisies, arranged in t
slanting positlon'across the toe;i a ribon
in red could be worked ia crowels around
the stalks, and twisted into a medaillon, In
which a monqgramn should be worked in
gold-colored silk. The medallion should
be arranged in a slanting position, so as to
match the daisies.
A MAfRID rnan at Georget6wh,
while going Into the collar to split
kindling wodd, fell and broke his tneck.
Hie doesn't deservesa particle of syrnas
thy, if his wife was too sick 'to ~i
form her own Work, why did' 'he
tallo bils meals at the hotel and leavethe*
fires for her t6 build' when' sh'eggot
N1CWS IN BR[EF.
-Circus riders get from $75 to $300
-The badger is almost cxtinct in
-'Teio Prince of Wales -is a member
of six Paris clubs.
-A Wilmington steam fire engine
uses petroleum for fiel.
-In France naval oflicers play cless;
doctors and cures play whist.
-A number of Swiss colonists have
Just purchased 75,000 ares in Nebraska.
-There are 9,000 papers in North
1tid 8outh Amerlea. The number lin
the whole world is 28,000.
-A Vermotnter at a seance kicked a
spirit lu the nose and the medium could
not go out for a week,
-The Amorlean $20 gold l~ece has
succeeded the English sovertga as the
gold standar(d of the world.
-Vhe Government has ordered the
S6an Francisco Miit to coin $5,000,000
in cagles and half eagles.
--Wales was united to England In
the year 1251. First Iouse of Opmmous
-The Romais destroyed 580,000
Jews and banished the rest from Judea
in the year 135.
-Tle Scotc1i historians claim a line
of 115 kings, who reigned for a period
ol' 2,000 years.
-Ii Alabama 00,000 white and 53,000
colored childreni have been enrolled in
the )ublic schools.
-in tie whole United States there
ar- 4,400 bantks, with $505,327,832 capl
tal aid $1,242,773,903 deposits.
.,(--A seven-foot fence has been built
around the Carlisle (Pa) barracks to
keep In the frisky young Indians.
--The town of BridgewatCer, Vt., was
nt ntIed ad vised ly, for it lpas seventy-five
blridges within its borders.
-There is a single farm it Kansas
which ts reported to iave a riverfront
age of over thirty mniles.
-Tihere are on Anerlair account at
the Cleveland, England, furnace or
diers to the aniount of 50,000 tons.
-In 1878 tie people of this world
exchinged 3,300,000,000 letters, and in
1860 they set 130,000,000 telegrams.
-G reat Brit:in's debt is now B778,
078,840 an Increase of B5,400,000 in two
years. I.t comes of too much Colonial
-During the past year six million
acres of public latids have been taken
up by settlers uuder the homestead
-New car and carpenter shops are
being erected at Johnstown, Pa., in
connection with the Cambria Iron
-A bronze statue of the late iBishop
VhitLingalti, to occupy a space near
Mouit Calvary Church, is proposed in
--A Californian has seveti acres of
tube~-roses. whiceh ajv. 1ette .tha 11.1.100
acres o1 wieat. 1Uruggists buy tlem
-TI'here Is only one horse railroad in
Now Hlampshire. It is in Manchester,
is a little over tn o miles long, and earn
ud last year $850.
-A L0h igh county, Pa. ien- now
clucks to. six clickens and twenty
tialls-the latter birds of her own dis
1overy and adoption.
-The bullion yield of Colorado up to
1871 tamnounted to nearly 80 tols of pure
gold, 770 tons of pure silver, 2,110 tons
D1 cop)per, and 10,150 tois of lead.
-Ceylon, with its population of 2,
500,000 covers 24,000 square miles of
of area. Its revenue is1,500,000, and it
hits a trade of 11,000,000 to 12,000,000.
*-Th'e people1 of Burlington, N. J.,
con titn ut ini all seasonis to keep cut flow
ers on the tombll of the late Rt, Rov.
iishtop D1onne, of the Episcopal Church.
- Ilorace Gtoeley 's daughite have
sn ofl'r of $40,009 for the tract of land
in V irginia, once suipposed to be worth
less, for which the great journalist paid
-VThe Lehigh car manufaoturing
eompnhy at Stenmtoni, Pa., has olosed a
contract for eleven hundred cars,
which wvill keel) the works going at
their full capaolity for a long wvhile.
-Th'le total amnount of iron rolled in
Allegheny county, Pa., last year, ini
eluding nails, was 282,335 tons, agahjat
268,4A86 tons in 1877, 247,943. in 1870,
289,069 int 1675 and 274,625 itn 1874. *
-Thelm conmerce of the United States
wvith Japatn Is Inucreaisinig. Dui'ing tihe
past year the imports from this country
to Japan amounted to $3,500,000 and
the exp~orts from Japan to the United
States to $7,5C0,000. , ,
-TIhe total coinage of gold and silver
coIits excunted at the -United States
miints durlig the month of Atigust was
2,997,823 pieces, value $6,306,202.50
The total coinaige of standard siver
cLollars to date is 40,237,050.
-Fve young ladies of Padstow,
Corn wall, Miss N'orah O'Shaughnsessy *
lad the Miisses Prideaux Brunse have
beenm awarded silver medals and vollni-~
certlicates by thme Natiotnal' Litebom .
Association for saving a sailor's 1ife.'
-The president of the Cnliforat"
State Vinicultural Society has repo id '
80,000 aores covered with vuney~4
numlybring 45,000 000 vines and rep6
seinting, with theoland, acagitalp 80f
in Maine is considered a suoees '
farmerre are not yet thtoroughi po~
the best methods of oulture..C~te~
olal fertilIzers are fouhd to bi6
An -increased Outlay is bredioted ?
next year V . Y,
-,-Thte young sons of. the
Wales take an equal share of t~ ito
on board tile Bacohante ~ ~op
omleets. A crloket team h&10
ed on board to play auf lhls
encountered tthe 'pozr Wdo~
by, the vessel.
~A 'art 'of the o
lad 1es' seninary at 2BIll0A