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RS was K('atod on t] o iila, v.ith mv fit rlcva'.-d ujum railing aid It-ailing back in un arm r. lihtb'ssjv \v it'hiii^ tho ^ass.-rs-by liostroit, »niof th'-ni atfr.u-'i'd liaine there was a blank whero" residence of tho cadet should have As 11 iave the timoat imv ,i] v.w.il, ^1 gratify tho morbid cun. sit hat may have ujK»n tho fsubjeot. "wa* at the a^'e of 18 that I i.iei Uiuveisity, and it \va.s upon the day •^y arrival that I liivt met L'slie J!ar I was nUuiding near tho ontranco |''"Hege, watching tin* groups of s °ut upon the parade ground, and, 'Jiiiicqiiaintod with any ono, 1 was dec-idcdlv homesick and lone ue. [had l.eeu shuiding then1 some time, UlKto dt-vi.se. suuui plali of getting i'laiuti with tho boys, when my at- 1 on us directed to a youtli who wan uituiinr a j(.u. v u.(js ',Ilst t,ie n2 0 me, leaning corner of tins building. My xcla- ihni T'*H to him n hy 1( lCl"'''"'V.m-d an if ,, °-n l'«' Juul, Hcomuigly, nn i| i'}iisly U't lull from liis lip.s, luju I heard him umtitT: in.• T'Is',0- innhfilli! tor 'n1 that fiw." (pi., 'r Rs I'MowM Uu' dii's rt.ion I Kiixv i'l)1 'i ^iHt. ln» wits iot^iillv walfhin^ w''!'WiUS upproacliirii (lie I'r.M H"' ot" tha oTitntin*.* t.' tin AH lie onno nearer 1 saw tiiiil, |jj 1 I»I4J* till* «T Ja"1"r Mimll of Ktiituro, ho w.i T] "l ,st n ,v«'ars of IfiMl it li i 'J'''11 f'-r Ins Miu(K)t!iiv-:.ha.vt'ii !aca "j y'HwuV.w'f thoOl TijoniaM So*-]! t\r ivn upon his lir«-at., should A,1-1 hnuoiic ol'lin1 profi's^ois, .jiii.f"' 1 IcKiki'il into his fu.ro »riil ji .1 ^v*r of an wickod, flmHlish #y»'S as of. ft h.'itl ttl 1,, ),0,'n *UHtonmry witli mo to roiul a I'iiimV? ^iura,'t,r lv th'M'Vi'H, and 1 lr.ul j,.,).1' during niy r\|.Tii'!ir' I [''U' Ik...^Ult Limn- ailt' inista!.! !i i:r in) '-sii- as t-hin limn i):ISVM1 into '"Mi'i,1 "'i' tJmt 1)0 ffjisiUK'f u' ,,IU lK)t -,ai,p ti the id ft IwKwime iiitimatoly with. 1 turned, from watclnng lain, I I tlie boy I had first noticod llP Uiito asked, in a voice that stm k mo as 1 uncommonly low and noft Joyou kticv hi y !,11 just passed?" 44 No," I rcpii.-.i, Hid BtittJ !,• I .•fcWt crwpinfj of rusbtt! sit frrshi'tiihR »u-f "'U.- ••n-ti in i».l iliure slowly im rK^ ion t!i»: I tin- miW pirab^ Uwt .who an.s teMil— s [i.-n-wtiish'Tnl c!iari:u£ !. iii'l thi- ,:r !j haii'l-of juir^rx \n«il!5 &t nk e !:..' fin-i". •, i* U'Itovi- buried and Iwnnath am&wt'd. in they once .-•* iril will rtTa, t!'.' |..c!ur«n Mil. s StartthMi, dreR«il in Ktmin'i* now tmlliuiriitdi, irtiin^mic i.'i attitiii!»«•, l:.'w wnljit'ircd oiuim nay, era c. i. ill rig.t !. un!u tJ: .ay, •n niorr.iri^f bK-ciu'S mliidn ipprifiiif.', .l«. -[.T.1 -v .!, il •.. •rtuni. -t'y sj wcru lmard to «cho tliro-vjU 'bebkre sif !hf rn,11 (lerayi'il, and tho inorn r. s !arkn(m a^ui, •f-ctral ru^b'-d the nishinj? Btri'ttiu ten rHis Uiwwu tli« Inlia and i!m i.irk '.lie". «.i 1 *.«" a'id Cjpji. ng IWiihi, thai «(*•«.. 'jeauiiilct the gai'-rt, ,:i In i Hjcm «i«n tin- inoriiiJiK I'ltJnt Mr,., licre thin i.s my first day, .-,.1 aoquainbMl vrithany one.'' 1 hen W" two should beconio ac ijtiaitit*'!! by all meaiiw, tor we are in the same iix. My name is Iws.lie Darton," lie said, holding out his hand, whje! I tioticod, was white, soft and shapelv' And mints is Cari i said, I took tho profferod iiaml, .lust then the cadet I had be.forn ob served entering the college came out and brushed ttgiiiust fjcslas Jiarki*r in parsing. Such a look of mingh-d hate and disgust as came over his face I hopi niiver again to e on a human counte nanoe. I saw hi.s Htnall white hands I'linch till the nails wero buriel in tho H'-sii. Uo stei^x^d back as nuddenly as though some I oath Homo reptile had touched him, and heard him mutter between his clenched teeth 44 Curso him, ho does not rooogniz^ me, and it i.h well for him that ho does not." But, remembering that was standing near and must havo hoard hi.s remark, lio turned toward me, and, ace ing tho look of surprised inquiry upon my lace, he said •'That fellow remind* mo very much a jx^son 1 once knew." "Tile remeuilraiien is not a viiry ple want one, I should judgr, from the look you gave him as he passed," I im plied, laughing. To thw lie made no roply, and in a tew miuub s hade mo good e.vcriing a»id walked into tin.- building. My curi--sity wns excited, i i-'l' r.ui" that Ij'-slie JJarton kiii-w th .- man. find that he hail some iv.i-son for hating him with all the str n*_rtli of his li.-rv iei tui'f. wondered why it was that he had endi-avored to lead me to «'licvc that h' liad only rer ogni/i*d a resem blance to some one lie had once known, The more I thought about it, the nn-ro deeply iutore-fi'd i lu-cani". What puz zled mo mo.4 \va that the stvanger had looked diroctly into Leslie Barton's face as he parsed hiln, and 1 could detect no sign of recognition on his part. There was ii mystery about these tw 1 was satisfied, and 1 determined, i-- i-,-\ to discover what it was. 1 hiring the following day th" ditleient tdaasts were organized for th" term, and the cadets assigned to their rooms. Two boys occupied each room, and, as every boy had tho privilege of se.lec.ting his room-mate, I sought out Leslie J'arton, and, on the strength of our slight ac quaintance, asked him if .ho would oc cupy the same room with me. II" Rcemod surprised at my proposition, and informed mo, rather haughtily, that he had made arrangements with Col. W—, the commandant, to have a rom entire ly to himself. "Very well," replied, turning away, but h" laid his hand upon my shoulder, detaining mo for a moment, a.s ho said 44 my ntkm ami i-imspd mv thoughts to ".hack down the lon^ oorriiiors of and hrin^' up vividly to ir.ind 'I'fsand i'aci s loujj bnriod in the pa.it.. Iff V!is only ii boy, tliis ijidividnnl lial thus Kuddcnly ntirn*il up old aorii'S, and a casual ob i'rvcr would iintict (1 nothing jx-culiar about him '|»t that h»' \va»s drosod in a .suit of 't frriiy, hi aviiy bosp:ui^lol with^Iit tig buttins, and won- uoon his in-iul •l'"f the ssuut? color tlir uniform of military 'ollcpc. Hut a.s ho turn'd lii'uil fur a lnoinisiit toward nu» 1 saw -tb rs C.1. un his cap, sur '•Qilcd hy a ur]i11«tiij•.r wreath. In art «wt knew that ho \v:w a cadet of tho -Versify of Nmo ut my rciwicrH may riMiiember tin the catalogue of that university the year iit 1H— the name of Ijesho "tn upjH'ars as a student., and oppo-r 1 am sorry I cannot room with yon, but always Wc'il. be good I-, t!: w• we Certainly," 1 replied, for I had tak n a strange interest in this pale-faciv11 v. I was iissigned to a room with Edward Walton, an overgrown, good-natured sort of a fellow from Mi.-sis.-ippi, v.ho lnul attcndetl the. two pr.-vioi:^ s, s.-.'ons at the University. He k:u-w c,veiy Ui comiectc.l with the college, from tho head Professor down tho old eg,-.. who attended to the building. One .lay, about a week after my .n n val, 1 was standing the hall, n c.om patiy with Ed, when tJie cadet who^ had so exeiU'd my curiosity on the day I lirst met L«'siie ]arton pivsricd. *"I'Voukuow that fellow, Ed?* 1 inquirei I. 41 Oh, yow that's Oscar Phelp How long has ho been at-u-iiduig school here?" He camo in at tho beginning of the last hes.-ion. Why?" Nothing, only he s :n» t4) be attending school. Do you know much about him?" "Very little, lie's from Now Or leans, I believe, and from tho way he sjHint money when ho was hero hist year he must bo pretty wealthy. 1 hat s about all I can tell you of him. J' aot is, he is a queer kind of a cuss, who has very lit Uo to do with tho rest of us fel lows." And that was ail could learn :bout Oscar Phelps made inquiry ot sev eral other boys, but none ixf them seemed to know more about him than I had already learned from Ed. The more 1. saw oi Leslie JJiirbjll oie better 1 liked him. He was of amode-t, retiring disposition, and while ho hau no intimate friends among the boys, yet they were all ready to declare him "a real good follow-—a littlo quov'r in his notions, but a good one, nevertheless." There was one thing that struck mo ius peculiar, and that was tha tho never re ceived or wroto any letters, or ever spoke of his homo or relative*. One (lay iwked him which State ho was fre'rtu. He replied that he had lived so mativ liifl'oreut States that ho elainvd anv and all of them as hi* home. A?id. as 1 saw that ho wan very reluctant about conversing upon tho subject, I never referred to it again. remember distinctly tho first time I saw Leslie Barton and Oscar Phelps speak. was just after our chuss 1'rench had recited, ono day about two months after the beginning of the term. We wero leaving tho recitation-room, and were just without tho doer, when Oa-ar Phelps walked up beside Leslie barton and addressed him in sneering tones. I rlo^o to mo, Hay, and, tliat 1 Mas observing ais(il i JJ'H bbr.1 ai ^Vom the cluster of crisp, curls that covered bin head, and. t, uski I ipted 'hd you sjn-ak t., you ,.aII whieJi lu •liid nafli !n.\ -)r?" O i .ir smiled in a mo.-.i .ti,. .j fantali/.iiig nianner, us lie repli, ,i les, did it hurt you? "You will pleasf? remember then mi- that my name is Leslie barton, arid unless e.dl IU,, hy that )!.LIU(. and be mom respectful in v..nr manner when addressing me, I vvolild nuinitelv prefer that, you would not -peak tome at all. And. as ho finished n. aking, he walked away to hi.s room. Oscar looked utter him for a moment, then, turning to me, he asked Who tho devil is that fellow, any way? One would think from the way ho acts that it was necessary to remove one's cap when speaking to liim." 4'His has just informed you," I replic that is all I know of him." Know whero ho'd from "No." It strikes me I have nit liim Months passed, and it was drawing near tho close of the term. 1 had never heard Leslie Barton and Oscar Phelps exchange a word since the oce-sion pre viously mentioned. Tliev seemed to avoid each other by mutual c•lusent, and, though I had been unable to fathom the mysti-ry that I was satisfied connected these two, yet hoped that they would separate at tho nd of the term without having had any trouble with each other. Bid. was disappointed, as the sequel will show. One Saturday, just before tho com menement, Leslie Barton met me as I was on my way to my room, and asked me if we could havo a few minutes' pri vate conversation together. I replied in tiie atliriuative, and invited him tn accompany me to my room, secretly wondering what h* could want of me. After locking the door to preclude the possibility of an intrusion, we seated ourselves, and I waited impatiently to hear what his business wa.-. After a few moments, during which time he appeared lost in thought, ho Fuddenly looked up and asked •Carl are you a friend to me? Certainly, Barton," I replied why do you ask 4'1 41 I have thought of everything," ho replied. 44 prottv old single young what s-your-name, you alwavH seem to know your French pretty well I think I'll givo you a dollar a week to post mo up ail tho uiihcult translations." Leslie barton turned toward bun with an angrv light in hi* bright, black eyes, and, regarding him v.th i haught v s You will bo surprised, Carl, when I tell you 1 came hero to hunt this man. Oscar Phelps ho calls himself, but that is not his: real name what hi.s name is, no matter. For two years I have been seeking him, and only acci dentally found that ho was here under an assumed name. He has wronged me so deeply that only his life can atone for the injurv. My name is not Leslie Barton, and I am not what I seem. 1 might, tell you the story of my life, but it would do no good, and it better rest untold. Piiolps has no idea that I am the one whom he so foully wronged in the vears gone by, and havo no wish that he should know it. One of us, perhaps both, may fall for. as you say, Phelps i.-, a goed shot, but he has none the ad vantage of me in that respect." "Now, Carl, knowing what yoii^ do, will you act as my second in this affair? ll vmi refuse, I must light without one." What could 1 do? Leave this friend less bov to light that man, without a friend near to see fair play? It was against my nature, and I did what I think most boys of my age would have done under similar eireum: tanee j—I agreed to act for him. "Thank you, Carl," ho said, taking mv hand. If you are ever placed in a position like this, 1 hope you may iind a lriend as true. I have only ono request to make should I tall, havo urn buried in the cedar grove w here the fight will take place, anu iu tins same clothes I am then wearing. You will find snfiicient inonev in the hands of the President ot the college to defray all expense*. I deposited it with him when paid my tuition," And with that lie again piv- hand, and left the room :ir' black broadcloth, and won head a narrow-brimmed whit.' a smile, he said: "You are th" "Phelps has 44 as lie -'and tiamo is Leslie Barton some where before, but curse mo if I can re collect where it was. Well, no matter. 111 learn him before he leaves this school that it is better to havo Oscar Phelps' friendship than his enmity." but have a favor—a very great favor to ask of you. You are the only one I have bvu on anything like iutimat*1 terms with since I have lnvn here, and yet I hardly think our acquaintance has iwvu of sutlicient length to justify mo in expecting the favor I am about to so licit.'' "Anything i can possibly do for you will lie done cheerfully, Barton," I re plied, anxious to know what it was he wished me to do. Again he was silent for a brief time. At. length he spoke Carl, I am to light a duel this even ing." Tho devil you are!" 1 xchiimed, springing up from my chair. Yes," ho replied, this evening at 5 o'clock." With whom I asked, having some what recovered from the astonishment hi:* words had caused. "With Oscar Phelps The arrange ments are all made between us. We are to fight in tho cedar grovo just 1h yond tho college grounds, with pistols at ten paces distance. What I want is for you to act as my second. Will you do it V "But, Barton," I asked, "havo you thought of what the o.nisoquenoefl may b^ I havo heard that Phelps is a dead shot with a pistol." upon his hat. mi a narrow-orimnied wnite hut. He aw not observe me until I was quite lose to him, and then, glancing tip with W hat kind of pistols will you u. Iaski-d. He stepped to the foot of a large tree, and picked up a black ebony case, which I found, U]K»n opening, to contain a pair of gold-mounted pistols, the I looked in the direction indicated by him, and saw Phelps, accompanied bv a cadet named Murnfee, with whom I had but a very slight acquaintance. They 44 raised their caps politely as they cam" up Barton acknowledged the presence of Mumfee with a haughty sa lute. but did not deign to notice Phelps. 44 We are on time, 1 presume said Mumfee, looking at his watch. 44 Yes," I replied, "and have several minutes to spare before tho time ap pointed." "Then lot me see you a moment," he said. And we walked apart from the others. Do you know how this trouble orig inated ho asked, when we wero out of hearing. No," I replied 44 A moment's silence, and then Mum fee, who was to give the word, cried out: 44 Gentlemen, are you ready?" 44 Readv," came from both. 44 One'" They both raised their pistols, and the sharp, metallic "click, click," of the locks re-sounded upon the evening air. 44 Two!" I l.*ked at Leslie Barton. Not a muscle moved. Hi.s face was hard and stern, and there was that same light in his liandsome black eyes that I had no ticed on tho day that Phelps addressed him in the hall of tho college. "Three!" Simultaneously tho reports of both pistols rang out—so near together were they that it seemed that but one pistol had tired. My eyes were fixed upon Leslie, and at the crack of the pistols I saw him stagger for a moment, drop his pistol and clasp both his hands over his left breast, and, before I could reach him, he had fallen backward to tho ground. As 1 raised his head upon my km-" he gave one or two 14 441acted of punctuality arrived yet?" I V asked, looking around. "No but he will be on tin le- i" plied. I never heard of his U ui, i.o. on an occasion like the ireeut." "Then this Lh not his tirst? 1. a^ked. in surprise. "No Oscar I'h• dps has made more than one vacant chair in what, but for him, would now lie happy homes." finest over seen. They were I had Colt's latest- improved patent, 38 caliber. Such a weapon in the hands of one skilled in its use would easily kill a man at forty yards, and they wero to fight at ten paces. I shuddered. "They are coming," said Barton, in terrupting me in my examination of the pistols. 44 don't you? My principal did not consider it necessary to tell me." 44 Just tho case with mine. I. say, this is going to be a bad business tor us, I'm afraid. They say Phelps is a sure shot." "Yes, and, from what I can learn, Barton is no indifferent hand with a pis tol." I presume those are the weajxms to be used," lie said, pointing to the ease I held in my hand. "Let me see them, please." 1 handed liim the pistols, and saw by the way he handled them that he was familiar with such things. Hu examined them closely for several moments, and then said "One or tho other if those boys is di med." Before I had time to reply Phelps called to us 41 Gentlemen, time's up." We walked back to where he and Bar ton were standing, a little apart from each other, and, having selected suitable ground, Mumfee measured otV ten paces. We then carefully loaded the pistols, after which I walked to where Barton was standing. Is everything ready?" lc- ask"d, as I came up to him. 44 Yes. Is there anything y u want to say Nothing, except to thank you for your kindness to me, and to ask of you to see that my instructions of this morn ing are carried out. Don't try to dis cover what my real name is, for it would bo useless." And without another word ho took his p.sition. Phelps was already in his place with his pistol in his hand. I handed Leslie tho pistol selected for him, and walked off a few steps to his right. gasp.-., a convulsive shud der passed over him, and he was still. Unclasping his hand.-, livin his breast, saw where the ball had ent over his heart, and 1 41 'it mv At'twenty minutes to five, I nrrrived at the grove and found slio Barton aircadv there, walking back anu loi't i beneath the tall cedars, whoso thick boughs wero so closely interwoven aMo almost entirely exclude the rays oi the setting sun. Ah I approached, I noticed that lie hud discarded tho college uniform, and was dressed in a neatly-tittmg suit oi red, just knew that the spirit of Leslie Bart.m had taken its flight from this world. Laving his head gently back upon the ground, 1 turned and saw Mumfee, bend ing over the prostrate term of Phelps. Approaching, I asked is he badly hurt?" "Badly hurt! the devil. Why, ho was dead "before he touched the ground. Look at that," and he pointed to a btll lot-holo just ixitweon the eye^. How about Barton He is dead, too. Shot directly through the heart." For a time we were both .- ijent. Mum fee was first to speak. Well," ho said, nsnig. ''something must be. done—ono of us mn.it report this at the college. "Will Yes," you go I replied, and, without a mo ment's delav, hurried to the college. I fotimrCol. W in his room, and re ported the affair to hint. At lirst he seemed to think I was drank or crazy, but when I told him that Cadets Barton and Phelps were lying dead iu the ce dar grove he sprang from hi,- chair, ex claiming t!i tw.. And you assisted dering each other?" as Barton's I re] died. Then go to your room and i yoursell under close arn -t. You will answer to a higher court, than si college court martial," and. seizing his hat, he hurried from tho room. I went up to my room, and threw my self into a chair. My state of mind can more easily be imagined than described. In a few minutes 1 heard footsteps as Cending the stairs, and then the key wa.. turned iu my door, from the outside, and the steady tram}) of some ono back and forth before my door told mo that a sen tinel was on guiud there. The hours dragged wearily on, and. just a.s the clock in tho hall told the hour of 10, the door was opened and a cadet came in with orders for mo to rep, .rt to Col. W immediately. He .followed me down the long hallway, down the stairs to the door of the Commandant's room, I entered, but tho guard re mained on the outside. I found Coi. W excitedly walking the floor. Turning to me, lie asked, liorceiy What did you know of Leslie Bat ton Nothing, Colonel, until to-day, when ho told me his. name was not Leslie Bui ton," I replied. "Did he tell you what his name was?" He did not, but ho told mo some thing else." And I told him of the con versation I had with Barton, and wliat he said in reference to injuries received at tho hands of Phelps, and that las only object in attending tho college was to. seek out Phelps, and be revenged. Then I can tell you something that you did not know," ho said. Leslie Barton teas a uuonan. No one over dreamed of it until since her dotdh. I have not the slightest idea who she was, or where she came from, for she declined to give :uiy place of rosidenc-e when she entered. But why I have sent for you is this You will be arrested to-morrow if you are here, and my advice to you is to leave to-niglit, and the further you are from this town to-morrow morning the saler you will be. There is a train leaves in twenty minutes w heu it goes out, bo sure that you are among its pas sengers. Don't bother about your bag gage you can write back aud havo it shipped to you." Tlie advice was too good not to be fol !i ed. I went to my room and changed my uniform for a plain citizen's clothes, hurried to the dfpot, boarded tho train .t as it was pulling out, and before daylight tho next morning I was in an other State. A week afterward I read an account of the affair in a newspaper, but so differ ent was it from what really occurred that, had it not been for tho names, I •should have failed to recognize it as the same. The mystery was never cleared up, and in the. cedar grove where sin tell and was buried there stands a marble shaft, erected by the cadets of the college, with the name of Leslie Barton upon it, and underneath the Latin injunction, Nil mortuus nisi bonum. I'll A V VILLE, AUt. Eminent Shoemakers. Perhaps it, was Coleridge who first re marked upon the great number of shoe makers that have become eminent in various walks of life and certain it i.s that magazines and newspapers have found in men who sprang from this em ployment to higher things many sub jects for interesting sketches, obituary notices and special articles. Tin-re w as a man some years ago in Portland—probably a shoemaker, but, at all events, too modest to give his name—who published a book which he called 44 Eminent Shoemakers," and tho recent news that John Mackintosh, a shoemaker of Aberdeen, has written two volumes of a 44 History of Civiliza tion in Scotland" will give interest to some of the celebrated names which the Portland shoemaker succeeded in bring ing together. William Gifford, the founder, and long tho editor, of tho London li* rif u\ Quarts rly and than whom probably no shoemaker over lnul 44 one sutor thrown at him more often or with better effect, toiled, wo are informed, six long years at the trade wliich ho said himself lie "hated with a perfect hatred." George Fox, whom, by the way, Carlyle has celebrated as one of the noblest men in England, 44 mak ing himself a suit of leather," divided his time between making shoes and caring for sheep until ho began to preach those sermons of his, and to do thai Christian work which final 1)' rave tint/) the world the first organization of the S K'iety of Quakers. Robert Biootnfidd, the poet, made shoes, and of him it was once said that he was "the most, spirit ual shoemaker that ever handled an awl." Hans Sachs, the friend of Luther, who wrote live, folio Trihutit. volumes in veise that are printed, and live others that so-' not, was a most diligent maker ot sh in quaint old Nuremberg, and, tor all ho wrote, never made a shoe the less, lie said, and virtually reared a lar^e family by the labor of his hands, iudepoinient of his poetrv. Among others, this author mentions r,o less a name than Noah Worcester. Roger Sherman, too. is on his list, and Thomas Hoi croft. Others might be— Henry Wilson ono of them. Indeed, it should not be forgotten that the father of .John Adams, our second President aud the father of our sixth, made many a shot1 in his day during the leisure which hi.s farm life gave him.—Kir York A man 05 years old hurt been found Hai rington/Me., wii has "been out of th,- State only once, has been on a rtfeamboat only once, and never was in a city until lie visited Portland, which lie "lvckoned wasn't much of a place for farms."