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The follotvincr remludon nf
. sat-aw-! 11 I O w.
CL A w i waa adopted :
' Rnolred la That tit thank
, y IUH
Patrons I nion are due and are hereby
tendered to the different railroads for
courtesies in granting reduced fare.
Also to the trustees and citizen for the
use of the Camp Ground and tents dar
ing our meeting.
.ill not oe ismiu. i.m , . 7 ,' - m viv-u,
fjid ec .oMtr . which waa adopted :
.taiiw oWfrt lor proa.pt , order that Patrons of .Husbandrv
may ever have before their eyes that
which may bring to their minds and im
press thereon during their work in the
balls, the importance of being on the
alert, watchful and brave that they
trust not those thav know not t homf ni
be it
Betoited, 1st. That the Patrons' Union
in a.u,s,.a-. assss V f:
; Si ' July 19th, 1883, request that each Sub-
. ' s 9 1 ordinate Grange adopt an ensign to be
; placed over the Master's desk, bearing,
I . nata. i rt Iiimm UttAH ttt ra,la
"BSCRIPTIOX:
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abtthicd, or by ngtoered
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V6l. Xlvi. Jackson, Mississippi, Wednesday, August 8, 1883.
TheUriver seemed paralynrt V "r'
while I replied as coolly as possible un
der the circumstances, as the fellow
stood very near and the bore of the gun
looked uncomfortably large, "we bare
nothing but the mail."
At the same time I was swaying from
side to side trying to keep out of ranejs.
tw. h look look like a couple of
cannon V said the fellow with an ugly
, w 2 MM
TZi 01 i 0"h7 OO-'U 50:!9
a ms 401 s o;u etas ostss ,
tl 7 "- 12 31 030 f
1: win 00 55 wmi
i (ii l 0(1' 43 00 55
1 w 1 .' l no M 00-35 '. 00 SO
iv. r vi 32 ''w 00 1"0 oo
! .- i,k ,:, OH 5" ' 00" 90 0S; 140
nr cent. wUl be allowed
'nl b inserted t the rte pre-
.", pcr.ord. first innerUon; i
I
ji ,2lt er.AjjD wt ltiJt. tun-Bui:
Retolved, 2d. That this preamble and
; resolution be published in the Patron of
nusoanury, uai uiuers may gei ine
watchword.
On motion of Bro. McLemore, Bro.
II. O. Dixon was authorized to cast the
vote of this Union for officers for the
ensuing vear, which resulted as follows:
President, Dr. J. B. Bailey, Concha tta,
Newton county, Miss.; Vice-Presidents,
William Xrno "VpchnKii ennnfv W .T
Overstrect, Holmes countv ; A. C. Farm-
I r . I' I , T
, erj rjcoii couniv; i an i jiciqihs.
cauiiwerted tr lowr j Lauderdale cfuntr; R. B. Gilbert, New
most send th-i of tolld ton county; Jamc T. McMillin, Win-
mm ' "ton county ; F. J. Rpniill, Leake coun-
i V. Boon, Smith county ; T. Y. Berry.
! Claiborne countv; W. L. Brunson,
Clarke county ; 'rreasurer, II. Cooper,
Itocatnr. Miss.: S!cr-tarv. J. 8. Scott.
Harpervill-. Miss.; Correpojiding Sec
retary, Miss Emma Day, Ctmchatta,
Mi.H.
Kxccutive Committee J. G, ilcAr-
thur, hauderdale county; J. M. !Jutfn,
Scott eounty; M. W. Stamper, Newtou
cosnty.
On "motion that part of Executive
Committee report fixing the time of the
next meeting was reconiucrcu. ana wa
further motion the time of next meeting
was fixed for 3d Tuesday in July, 134.
Moved and carried, that a copy of the
I proceedings of this meeting be furnished
j the Fatron, for publication, and that all
papers friendlv to our cause be rcquest-
; eu to putjnsn xue same.
Moved, that the yonng ladies ami
so'nemes ! Mntlemen who dclivercil addxtssei at
this meeting be requested to furnisu
and tbsy will
THF. Li- W'
fT 4. OSASOE.
ran.ive c.ncia leu ,
n, liavn't i?en
e-'re tiecn JeluleJ;
m rVoiii'truetioii years,
i ei ami striven,
-i t,ofaa anrl li'SFtl.
i nrmtii. in " !
,ijlo wurse c
mined before a reliable answer could be railroads and the righto of investors in
given to vonr rraestions, that 1 almost any other property- BvJ J ' Jg
ihrfnk from the attempt. One. thing, not -mean to say that rsjlroads should
however, in relatkm to maximum- rates be u rely free from Tm"u' f'""
has been taught u. by experience, which trol. There are many qoeations as to
is, that it is onlv bv the existence of f the use and service of radroads which
what may be thought to be a very high ; the State may properly and should reg
or exT'avant maximum that low uute, One ofthese is to enforce he
minimun or a reasonable average 1 equal ngn o "ST; lTo
oo-sioie uv aiiowmz ine varirei u ,
eVal or even generous Possible maximum, ' mean is that in the attempt to reguhUe
J?: ' ' Z -VTniin.rilw dif-1 the business or conduct of a railroad cor-
ficuU oF VroT 7nd the I poraUon, the State should not undere
quantitv tTbe moved is limited, can he to subvert all the natural Uws of trade
afibrd to transact his ordinary business of supply and demand, and in its zeal
r. ' or reasonable rate. Before a to regulate or suppress a possible evil it
r gld anl arbtrrf rate can be fixed I should slide from the field of regulation
which will do justice alike to the shipper j to the abyss of confiscation,
and the carrier there are innumerable j isflcexce or ax cxjcst Taairr.
conditions to be taken into account. I T() the extent Gf my material interests
The grades over which trains are to be in California, I am personally concerned
hauled, the density orscarcity of the pop- jn procUring as low rates of fares and
illation, the high price or cheapness of fregilts gg can be obtained or enforced
fnol tUo r1iataixe from the base of SUp- - ;,i. t the- earrier. And if it
plies so to speak that is, the distance j were p05Sibie to accomplish this result
t'rom die nlaee where rails and all other ialHr or official interference. I
artieUs rMiiirxl for the construction than irlad to have it
done. Bat mv experience forces me to
the ronelnsion that the most effective
the railroad can be
of skilled and un-
hmd m:iintenance of
i .Vit-o mi, I t tin . - l
skilled labor, the volume of business and i manner 0f obtaining cheap carriage is
the speed required. All these questions, ; tH leave the wnole subject to the higher
I say, must be considered and properly j law of competition. Competition, how
ever, cannot be obtained by an enrorcea
a '
tb
loaf slsep
How iveet will be
death
Out under she dreaming laoes,
Oat uader the wiatfUl sW
tu.ki I. tkM riars of the artst hurb
And the Ire M auaert bar ;
And kissed by the vag ssorn
breath
Where the dews of Heaven fall
Upon the breathless mound
So wit cling note of madrigal,
So rude ut aUrtling sound,
But deep, unbroken quiet in your breast
How sweet, Oh! never more to wuke
Or feels the pangs of earth.
The hurt of heart and brain
Forevemsore to see no dearth
Of things that may not be again
And know a calm no power will orea.
How
. i. . 1.. . n, r'J Hilf.
' ie-P fr bebmd it;
re "i the deb or puge,
liaateftrast to bind it ;
S-essU, the cl-sse, ths wIH,
PW ! i hr r iter.
we r.- standing sttH,
Itlt; llliscr.
determined lietore it is a possioie iuing ; ever cannot be obtained by an eniorceu
to do justly that which the Constitution ; unjust tariff. On the contrary, it would
commands' you to do establish rates of j tne moat effectis-e means of Shutting
charges for'tlie transportation of passeii" i tjp door to it. The agitation that has
rers and freight. If you shall succeed prevaije,i jn California, and the laws,
in accomplishing this, if in the exercise ; organic and statute, that have
of those verv important functions, I had heeJ a(opted and passed, looking to the
almost said prerogatives, with which the ! regulation of the use of corpo-
)iirtitution of this State, in the as i j rate propf,rtv. have already done our
sumed interests of the public, has vested 8tate much damage. In my personal
in yon, you shall arrive at that degree ; intercourse with some of the leading cap
of "knowieilge iiud wisdom which t'1 i italusta and investors of this country, I
enable you in the exercise of your pow-j founti thera averse to investing in
and the performance oi your nun. railroads in California; anutueirpnuci-
, i
tried ad I ' , . I iui. Ka ronnpstwl to fun
.me-i Have i(g" . -"-o 7 ,.
.... thought l,ur dreams , COpies of the same publication.
Cj .id lerfrcted ; It was moved and carried that
(rdtisfa they raj their eours" i President appoint all committees
-l i -1 !,h j work and other business.-
ih to reinieyee, motion, the meetinsr adioui
the
irf'i
SM " J ,.l...a,...l "
LttCl ei 'f
ujaj jr. . !!'" eqasjsaiw,
l.rrv Toman I Jakf ;
uv.-,ia, hi 8w '
I sk. n: W Ste m.iNr.
On motion, the meetinir adiourneu
until 3d Monday in Julv, ISM.
J. B. Baii.kv, lrc-t.
.1 S. BcOTT, Sec' v.
i the field.
USStl re a" IWOTSMIM,
tanr (ail CSS iii!y.vied
keaa sss w u...
H nl per cent" take all,
tBli. tht bi i mes slim,
,6n ae leltle i is the fan,
kwtditelegia;
StaM Isplaal ih.- Hat
bjfat j,a'l ire te t is inn
Eat credit esu ' be lonnd.
I
'.: , ; .-1 h ni .y rose ;
l v .'.. bad the p.swk to try,
Cawtriat well it pays;
ean
lit tit thin li n
PrkerpB' in their claws.
LUiii. mi fare w pi in enougn
If?,! m'l pal on -n am
i ii . i rather rouga:
I
.iiutrv z-x even iu.-e,
.. . ... :ll
if- mix r - "
siihea my earb be called a i;unce
li lastrf fool hi WU.
LtrtnJ, Jn!y 27, lSs-t.
ISTATK OF BAILROAI),
to establish rates of charges for the . objectjon WiUS the danger of agrarian
transportation of passengerswnd freight ; jtinai. It is not too much to say
which shall be satisfactory alike to W tjiat the adoption of the new Constitu
shipper and the carrier or, I may say, tiou an(j th0 fear 0f the harsh exercise
which shall be just to the shipper and to of the conferred upon your board
the carrier I respectfully, here in ad-; wcre tnP mfst potent factors in termi
vance, offer you my most earnest and : nutjng the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad
iincere congratulations, for you will , at tne Colorado River instead of at the
have accomplished that which has never . ctv ((f San Francisco. Your predeces
v,.t Kon Hon hv nnv luiard of corillilis- 4n. tho nower rdven t'l them by
sinners vested w'ith like powers, nor has th6 Constitution to establish charges for
Koor, aff,miiliheii hv anv board ; u (..,-t,it;,,Ti it niissenirers and
. . i " :i i- '.
,vf liinvlnr or nian.iL'ers oi anv rniiiuau
corporation within my knowledge.
PATR0F3JJNION.
THIRD DAY.
fXWCLtTDKD.
l;rvi of (Iosban try.
Brother 11. 0. Dixon, Chairman ot
Lmitte on Resolntions, presented the
lowing preamble and resolution en-
. . . . i .. i . : ,. I.
lrs;nz worthv aiaster uarucu u.",
motion, wcre adopted by a rising
SISSI
Sept.
iu but
K.
i i . r.Kiii
afstl opac
r.itory 1
attoa at
II.UV
1 el Trat
I0
vs. aadsfl
Ihossai !
Pmatetk
LKVtJf
la and nnanimoualj :
the PrraiJ, nt of the Patron's Union :
Your Committee on Resolutions beg
ive to report the following preamble
j res lutioa-. to-wit :
ft'HtRKi. The charges made by or
r M t r Darden of the use of free
w eorl'iin officers of the
ite ssmodeiinned bv man v of the pub-
Hournals as slanderous, as proven bv
ar vigorous assaults on lum lor sulu
footed slander; therefore it logically
na tint tli,e ionruals condemn
Ipracti ic of granting rind uaing tree
Iherkas, Aa the fact of the use ot
h free passes is admitted by high
lab, therefore, any condemnation on
ii part of Worthv Master uaruen.
mskim: the tact known, r.ius io iu
and. unless ihe truth is slander;
refore
"s " "Rtaoir., That having dulv considered
enntriivrv i n-iu-ill'T out of the USf
inch free passes bv public officers of
tate, and apt. i aruen s cwih
r.,n-;., cn.l ttia illitrfll Illlll UlllUSt
r I7nticism to which be has been sub-
xj "-"sssS,..! i... ., ,.f !n nollie nress
an1 ..I" tl.o EtSaia TP IllOSt PHI
aiiu 'ii iul ' bun, . -"
iatieailv condemn such use. and pledge
i i : ... Iati rf
irj.. t. r.inriuiiii t nt' its' 1 1 niiwu
..h;.,..t tis s-;i qI'u iM efleet
vUlL' tl L UIILI1 L 11 V sw si IS .'-" "
U v stinm-essei : and nereoy nei
Of W.T
thereto
W think that he hnsacted.it Myw
k.u ..:,... n.l fr.rlnrance
BWUl Hl 'lC lll'Hlt ! Ill'HI J'tl',
. l 4SSt,n fliA K .... , fldmnndnl
si iiiae" viii . ...' v. v , ...iu.
Jt1Mfl I . -i nnloiUV
jksw lunuer, inus we rr .7
dorse what is known as the '"Claiborne
Buntv Qrange R.-solutiins, "u
i. BV.v., ..,.,,! f.ivoraole con-
oirpl ssmj.ration of the grangers and farmers
the State.
Respactfully submitted,
J. C. Woodwakp, Winston,
W. T. Stdse, Carroll,
F. J. Sprvim . Leake,
B. Folke?, Warren,
.1 McLkmore, Lauderdale.
. J. Cautur, Clarke,
,T. L. F vkmer, Scott,
H. J. Brown-, Newton.
H. O. Dixon, Hinds,
Thos Y. Bebkt, Claiborne.
owing resolution, oflerea oy
J. Aby, was adopted:
Secretary furnish a cop v of
resolutions to the Fatron oi
Jackson Clarios,
er and Carthagenian, and tnat
rs ia the State oe regu
Extracts of a letter of Mr. Alfred A.
i Cohen to the Railroad Commissioners of
California, dated New York. March Htli,
i 1883 :
WHAT Is PISCBIMIXATION -'
As to the discrimination between
! places, we probably all have a like
i knowledge. I cannot say that I have
knowledge of any special or intended
i discrimination tictween places; but there
: is a discrimination between those places
I which are termed by carriers competitive
points, and those places upon the same
I T- c ...! -i,;,.ii lire non-coninetmve.
line oi ssissu " -' .- .
There is much to be said upon this sub
ject, both for and against the carrier
As against him, it may be said that if
the competitive point is situated one
hundred miles away from a possible des
tination, and he can afford to move mer
chandise, or it is moved, over that one
hundred miles at a given rate, be ought
to be willing to make the same move
ment for fifty miles in the
i ,Q run h.s receives for the
tun ai sue mil". r . W
one hundred. That has been one of the
principal points of contention hetween
IZa .sstssssmm not onlv m t-ali-
i arrier-s ixn" ni'i'. ? - . ,
fornia, but almost every other rdaee J
country in which a railroad is operated
H would seem at first glance to be onlj
reasonable that the carrier should not
be allowed to charge for the lesser dis
tance anv more than he does for the
heater: and if that provision of our
Constitution, contained in Section ;i oi
rSe XII, w hich reads: "Persons and
property transported over any railroad
5E3T delivered at any station a
. i;,..r tlip i-h.irres tor
uiiuisi'-'-' '" :
l Jf.sT UEOULATIOX OF RATES BY l.AW
IMPOSSini.E.
I sav to you, frankly, that some years
by applying to mv experience to answer.
In my humble judgment, when you de
termine generally the value of the ser
vice that is to be rendered by the carrier
to the traveler or shipper, you must,
at the same time, as a part of the same
proposition, be vested with the power
to determine anu nave me ... j.
to determine what shall be pam
to the miner who delves in the
ground for the iron ore of which the
,.,;u ami other materials used in the con
struction of the railroads are to be man
ufactured. You must determine wnai
shall be the cost of production, what
shall lie the quantity produced of the
coal or other fuel which is to be used in
the operation of the railroad and the
movement of persons and property ; and
THIS
r,:..l,f ,lr.tn.l a tariff of charges.
' - - . .lia, r.r
I h.. nower IS 11 VOU to ll rar,
i u-Ai-L- in such manner as
ilUlt'lIU HH. -"
o., mrlaAnm nnfl sense of dutvmaysue
gest. In responding to your 'invitation
to give mv views on tne sunjeci,
ture to snggeat that your duty to vour
constituents will be best promoted by
a liberal course of action, and that it is
more for the public interest to have such
a tariff as will invite others to compete
for a share of the transportation busi
ness of the State than to adopt a rate
which will be not only unremunerative
to existing roads, but will deter the con
struction of others.
-- -
The Fanner in Politics.
Iowa Homestead.
I am led to write this article from
reading vour platform in the Homestead.
I have o'ulv one objection to make to it,
the type used. It should be printed m
letters of gold, framed and hung up in
! h. annihilated. "Its restoration
pends entirely upon you," aaid the
J yeans Jew; "marry my sister." "I
3 1 would willingly, "said the almoner, but
it is against the law. l am an ivsacu ,
I have made a vow never to marry ; the
UwMioins the strictest observance of
balmy ! 4 TOw ; the Jewish race may come to an
Lrwl if it must be so: but to prevent it
Bow sweet will he. thst noiseless, dreamless . . wiU ,,17 not marry your sister.
! beautiful and amiable as I admit she is.
I "My two eunichs," resumed the Jew,
j "can be of no service in this affair; 1
will therefore marry'.her myself, if you
j have no objection, and you shall give
; the usual marriage benediction." "I
! had ahundred times rather be embowelled
1 hv the Roman soldiers," said the al-
! moner, '-than to be instrumental to your
committing incest; were she your sister
by the father's side only the law would
allow your marriage, because there is no
certainty about a child's father: but
as she is your sister by the same mother,
such a marriage would be abominable.
"lean readily admits returned the young
man, "that it would be a crime at jerus
lem, where I might see many other
young women, one of whom I might
marry; but in the isle of Padrabanca,
where I see nothing but cocoas, pineap
ples, and oysters, I consider the case to
be very allowable. After the expiration
of fourteen years the mother died; and
the father sdd to the almoner, "have
you at length got rid of your old preju
dices? Will you mary my daughter?"
"God preserve me from it," said the Es
aMsiati. "Then." said the father, "I
will marry her myself, come what will of
it; fori cannot bear that the seed of
Abraham should be totally annihilated.
The Essenian, struck with inex
pressible horror at such a proposition,
would dwell no longer with a man who
thus violated and defiled the law, and
flon- Th new-married man loudly
called after him, saying, "stay here my
r. 1 um o wurvinirtne law 01 uaiure,
and doing good to my country; do not
i . .. - f J " TVio rfhnr silt-
AS ARKANSAS AD1
BY "WALTER SOj
sweet ! to bear no more we cswt-s.
sneer
Bv human serpent flung,
Or note the stifling sob,
Which like a deep knell rung
L I.I.... Ilirnh
in onenerce, amswc ,
Doth stab the heart and s.gns It lodgment
there.
How sweet to feel that notions coward nana
la raised in eoward will
. 1. -I... InnffU'
s isn i-s ".'" -"-o
That where you sleep so calm and sun
Ho slander can e nun
To wake or stoi tie sleepers there m the hal
lowed laud.
How sweet to smile no more while down
below
TLe panting, tortured breast
hell of passions burn
In conflict with all thonght of rest
And hopes to maanesa sum ,
While dregs off which yon drank are
of woe.
those
Huw sweet, that sin of others never more
will break
In drown ng billows o'er your head,
And poor defenseless soul
llowed down with hope all fled
And tale of woes untold
Rests calmly on, long past the suffering for
ano her's sake.
How sweet t know while drag the slow
years by .
No longings for some heart to best
Responsive to your own
Or listening for the sound of feet
Which have forever gone
To rest eternal 'neath the stone hard by.
or
which it would
rthe mountains
"ident took
i
htMi
ers
very pleas-
ireka Springs
Yet 'tis sad to die and know that not one
tear
Will fall upon your grave,
In some neglected spot
Where naught but grasses wave
O'er him who is forgot,
But Ah ! he rests while dark year follows
year.
Yet joy to die and knos- within the world
so wide
There throbs no human heart
To bleed, or grieve or sigh,
Nor murmur as you start
tk mrntii- innrnev. moan or cry.
I Alone you've lived, alone you'll cross the
tide.
! Oh
vou must determine the vaiue 01 ecrj 1 mnmt rnnsTjt.lloUs place m tn-ery
..in, . ii in tiv w!iv rniirriij- i z . i . ,1 i n
V111H.il m cu "
......'j .1 bur wnirn uiiiiiv
iitttit a 4j"' - -
ntea to the production or manufacture
Of any of the material that is used, cither
in the construction of the railroad or in
the movements of fhe trains by which
persons or property are transported.
Until vou have done this, you cannot,
either' intelligently or justly, say what,
under anv and all circumstances, is the
fair and proper remuneration for a car
rier to receive.
ABSURDITY OF A FIXED TARIFF.
Presenting to you my iewa in another
form, and perhaps at a greater length
than vour patience may command, it
will result thatwhen you have fixed the
1.. as? YtA 11SJ fst the TjroDcrtv 01 the
VUIUC Ul aw - I ,-
railroads within your State lor ue trans
'ubTkcsI inj x As- v m o Y
HI fmnnortation of persons and prop
erty of the same class in the same irec
tiou to anv more distant station, ap-
Hes to the rates which are charged at
pc i i4 points, and compels the car
rieT to give ion competitive points the
efltfcof such rates, then of course,
such bein- the constitutional enactment.
veC ne cannot pursue the , ,n?u,ry j
turtncr.anu - ,
to mve tne lauguje- -
" ,....t;.-,o it tne cwuommv
proper "-:y- shall be that
ion to oe S'-":" .- . , ,,omDete
railroad company. rr .
t anoint 011 tiae or j-
. r., ,,wlo ot transu tsiuc.i
with tne cih-u . ,
. l . attorn, unci .
SUCU ws :7 v , t ,p rai
.Ml .ri'irii t ie Olisiucr.-, v..
OH SMBSSS.W- r U-fr oro-
, 1 t hlV alii llli-inu'v ,
roau. mm ". i.;i,or rate
i,ibi,ea irom aws-s -i-33K ad
rhen it will necessan., - ..h
at sVsrt oorri ti lu'iu
road9 J"' " d the movement
homestead in the land, that is the kind
of a platform that the farmer snouia
found his politics on. I am no respec
ter of pxrty politic, as 1 consider them
the most mischievous element that the
farmers, as a class, have to contend
with; but when it comes to vital Ques
tions on which the independence of the
great agricultural class of the Nation is
based, "then it becomes incumbent on
every farmer and citizen to act politi
cally and secure true representation by
selecting men of known probity, taken
from their own class and pursuit in life.
Now let me asle where are the farmers
represented in the National Congress;
,1, th ooa lnwver.s in the lower house
j . . .
58 of the same profession in tne
S ,1 ll ? Jl A . . . J
tlu. SSt i-sf tilt V?
it-tiu w v v"v ' ' 1 " . ,
ranroaus fotrothpr with the I'rtiaent ana
portationof persons anu MenA of the Cabinet, all lawyers,
by an arbitrary and d the farmers and 'working men
shall oe tairtoiue .'r' ' " .,. j I of the Nation '.' Whv, there is not enough
injustice to the carrier, yon hill naje ot M aw , ,3 ft
lixed the value of every man a labor .not f h m, tilt thel farmerf can't
only within yemr SgXmiS ! f rora thuirown rank8of
every part or t J' 5 main-' Efficient to secure the object for which
contributes to the construction ormaii , chosen? Is t ne
tenanceof the railroads you uestgn to
i Von tvi have Ueterminea tne
. ( 111 LM,I " l . . , , .
halcvon death, thou ba!m for human
woes,
nr nftui art thou wooed in vain
To come before thy time
And still the throes oi neipits pa...
Life holds within iis clime . .
Anil herald peace which this world never
knows.
Julv 27th, 1.
TWO STORIES.
For the Clarion.
Two stories, the one in which a false
hood saved the life of a brave soldier
and a good and useful cituen ; the other
in which the truth caused a good man to
be robbed and murdered. Truth is
beautiful, but often has an ugly effect.
value of every piece of land which the
wants of a railroad require it to take or
purchase; nay, more, you will have
affirmatively, and by operation of law
determined the value oi an me piuuUu
. : l ...iswstt viTiitrtts Munit;iittiii.ir, "rs - . . .
ot tne sou .....v.. - I ..; r i.li.-f nrv statutes be traced to this
maintenance, or shelter w j g Nor is t just to blame them
U'!V oad s or IV1mJZ2 ! "this, as thev are July feathering their
railroad, or the mo. erne nt p of the du,W3
or properv upon them. U "J lthat send them there. The farmer acts
videnee of God, he ha x ;on the mme principle when he sows his
IshTof SdS MS lT!& ",p, and hePwill spare no efTort to se
foresiaht or sw"TL. Ag a return at harvest time.
themto .to1"?, --"best Our statutes are ten times more volu-
ternnne all those facts wh en V" should be. We will
""IV so1 nying j to T"
sport of Mnn '""Juniary condi- mesns of getting rid of the mighty bur
depend rn an "Juy bartered ! den that Napoleon did with the old laws
turns, but which must be .lull ma te i t
competitive points ; - ; " ntsi wiU I and urst whkh and iue a new Code that the citizens
of freight to and from such jpown nnne the preliminary ' qffnf n.. understand an1 rMpeet. What an
a?- ?A0i iblhQht 1 absurdity it is to punish a man for vio
adjud.cat.o. of the bjcta an un(erstandi and
your omcm v " , t jeed i vet most of our statutes are of this
Wit it wiU b Zch . up to! character. Even the men that make
enviable, for it will sue" , V , ,4;,s,ree , to their mean nr. but
A,,;,.. iniininiaiimiuQ i-iui;"""i " 1 , 7 . c .
the time, no numau u feature that is very promm-
to posess. . -a- i. ' (Kat the lnwve.r's fees are alwavs
I,, odont ms a nxea tanii mi iuC ;t. ' Tx 1 ' i
STORY 1ST.
The Girl Who Saved Her Low.
Isn rine-the aietreof Vicksburg, and when
Warren county was filled with soldiers
riding from house to house annoying our
people in every conceivable manner, ana
searching for rebel soldiers, it was peril
ous, for them to visit their families.
Yet, notwithstanding the danger attend
: . -l.lt nkarlin B. would persist in
going to see his sweetheart. A treach
erous negro gave the information at
Grant's head-quarters, that he was a
Confederate spv, and told where he was
! secreted. Immediately a company of
I . . . l 1
Can't all the complicated and ' soldiers was sent to arrest mm, auu
. . , . i . is.ii 1 j i . i i.;. wWV,,, nt iptml eftr-
uereu to uaug mui n .t -
It was dark when the soldiers
1 .rl v..r frienda." The Other SUf
fered him to call and continue to call
in vain; his head was full of the law;
k tnrnil not. until he had reached.
auu uv "'r'l .
kr.nrlmminir. another island, this was
the large island of Attola, highly popu
lous and civilized ; as soon as he landed
he was made a slave. He complained
k;i..,ic n.f thA inhosuitable manner in
w 1
which he had been received; he was told
that such was the law, and that ever
,.: iho ialnnrl Imd been nearly sur-
BlllbC . . . . .
nrised and taken by the inhabitants oi
that of Ada, it had been wisely enacted
that all strangers lantting at Attoia
,.u....i a u mod,, slnvcs. "It is imnossible
suyuiu u. .
that can ever lie a law," said the hssen-
nian, "for it is not in tne rentateucii.
He was told in reply, "that it was to be
found in the digest of the country," and
he remained a slave; lonuuaieis or
had a kind and wealthy master, wno
treated him very well, and to wnoni ne
UAnsmA at rnti rrlv Mttached. rrome mur-
,i n rum to the house in wuien
uc.v.o - - , ,
u i-i his master ana carry on
u:. i,i Thev inouired ot the
ma in..!...- . . ,
slaves if he was at home, and had much
money there. n
it mmm rnn on our oaths, said
i; , .1-1 v- .
the slaves, "that he is not at home, and
has no monev." Hut tne essenian saw,
"the law does not allow lying: i swear
t ...... he is at home, and that he
liO JUU ,iv ,
1 nnontlTV OT lllOIieS .
nan a t - , , j
The master was in consequence robbed
a mnrWpfl- the. slaves accusefl tne
auu iiimv.vw, - - . .
r" hifem the.indiresot havinir be
,r I-,., mgatp.r: the Essenian said
.. a 1J aU f.ss n1 fVs.it Tint h-
tlmt. fin. Wnil U ICll V (tr auu uuv i.v"
k n-nrU Ahnukl induec him to
I UK. HI V"y " - "
tell one; and he was hanged. H. . J
ne
u..uniiitivi .ire chosen: Is it ne
Utlvn. v .
cssary that men should get up and gas
by the hour as if they were before a
jurv. to make a good legislator? Is it
not a generally accepted fact that the
worst man the farmers can select to
from,, !. to govern the Nation, is a
ot ireigm ,.f the water cratt
steam or sail.
If railroad compaaiea wen
to accept at all points upon
onlv tne prices, which a
conipelieo
their tad
or
orlCCS WHIV.S. -.a ,
Sooner WrK.bi.
them tt Ihev woo l in a large number
Aofamt"vepanraUhecom
businessof a compe.i c t a
o-titive rate ratoe. - .
U,becascits trains fixed
Hrection, - - . . 8D.olute
.hargea, it frt,isrh.
in saopting a uiw 1 i ir.,rmrVnn't oiv a notfl of
?f rraanld S hand withouV a provision being stuck in
LIU - . i a. U; ,a,.iim u rr?
r "5 orhi. , t.. secure a reasonable attorney s iee
t;ait( to tramina no cnw.m"-.. .
a , v , i . . w . , j -.c !
ftrarily designfttmg the price oi oreao, oi
direction, and
. I . . . n .11 . Is I : .ill ' " 1
harges, it oow ".rtha freight at such
iocs - . .. i,;..i, have to ot
,hi?u ri ii i "
single tram to "-,'""ian Qt jt is un
d mofit, although a portion ot "
Ustnaid liut if the wnoie "
. .u... tr-iui were """
hamiise on yu ,.on
l ran i v..e .--- - ,
clothing, or of hotel charges.
WHAT 18 A FAIR PAS8EKGE TARIFF?
Another question put to me is:
"Would, in your judgment, three cents
t r : nA nsvirsnr t te tn ftl-
! per nine dc i t""p'
i low as a maximum for the transporU-
tion of passengers in tnis oiave .
The ouestion is, to some extent, anV
... i . T 1 UauIaIaM att.f, "
THE VIRGINIA DEMOCRACY
Their Ringing Platform.
The following ate among the resolu
tions adopted by the Virginia Democra
cy in their recent Slate Convention :
We oppose any increase of taxation
whatsoever, directly r indirectly.
f.vnr a tflritT fo revenue, limited
wered in what I hve nerew tore s3 . - itiw of rnmet econom
but I can give to it a further and more adminiatwed an(J so adj8ted in
categorical it m axi- its application as to pievent unequal
think it would ta '.&mandi burdens, encourage prod cctive interests
mam. I b;:leve rfind t ; at home and aflorS just compensation to
Sont inrS of f are Wt labor, but not tocreate or vter monop
tbat. of course is Jjecto the quah olies. unconditional iBUOeAi.
fication that tlie population is sumcieut i . ,. . - the interil revenue
y a Z HT STrTJ? al Tai Astern, a uuery of spies anAnformers,
T It WITH LOW laVWh. 4-,--- - - r 1
. - - . a. ass, a .11 . il s7
monv
arrived at the house, and while they
were securing their horses, the girls Ju
lia and Kate forced Charlie into their
room, covered him in bed, tied a towel
around his head, and commenced in the
most vigorous manner to sponge hia face
and hands with camphor ana water.
The search for "the spy," in the mean
time, was going on diligently in tne
house and on the premise generally .
finally the soldiers declared they would
enter the girl s room. Julia impiorea
th-m not to enter and disturb the last
moments of her poor sick cousin, who
was delirious and in a dying condition,
and such a shock would instantly termi
nate the dear girl's life, while Kate plied
the wet towels and wept and wailed over
the suffering cousin. One of the soldiers
j went into the room, but quietly and
decorously and, and s earched the ward
I robe, only obeying orders by making a
Lpfiil search: then, after making in
quiries if they had seen any Confeder
ate, and exacting a promise from the
family to give information if they should,
they galloped to head-quarters, believing
the negro had told them a lie. The sick
girl bounced out of bed booted and
spurred, kissed the girl for her stratagem,
but more for love, swam Kg Black, and
did not stop until he had reached a
f pi en d'a house twenty-five miles from
Grant's army. When the war closed he
married "his girl," who is now a happy
mother of six bouncing children.
an lii-
a source
i anil in
burden The Pious
rsS:. I inr it WltU w i"! 7T-7 ' -: k r J F lsitiu.
mw . ' .. ...nn ami. i , i r t , , . if. . . -. ,
-.S SI
isssBsssssisft "7i;r' -sss-ss-ss-i---
.. .
1 1 It
"lorj I Kin
I un-
Cad.
-en. , V
risiit iAtseill
Mr. Krt,
BHHarked
nfw irsed
spen Aand
. . Havras.
beat Karame
LsW
- LassWl waa
m m island
camna H am.
suu ; m
....... Jif..-v, " "2 ':!fM-
HBNWtesi
s
SIOKY 2D.
Translated.)
white tvurmg tn reign o Tt
ools Titus, when the tomans were emoowei-
Si.. . . -X- -s.- Sjul
ling tne Jews, a vwy w unraw
with all the gold he had accnmalateo oy
his occupation as usurer, and conveyed
to v-tAmt the whole of hia family,
which consiaten of his wife, then far
advanced in vears, a aw, and a daugh
r he bad in his train two eannena,
of trhnm acted as a cook, and the other
laborer and vine-dresser; and a pious
an, who knew tne reatateucn oy
sm1 aa hia almoner. All these
at the Tort of Eaiongaber,
the sea commonly called Red,
h it wa far from being so, and
the Persian Gulf to go in aearcn
of Opbir, without knowing
A dreadful tempest
on, which drove the He-
toward the coast of India
wrecked on one of
which waa at that
The old usurer and
drowned; the son and
o eunuchs, and the al-
Thev took as much
oat of the wreck as
far thenmiTra
Iaiaud, and lived
con venienee and
of Fadrabranca is
the line, and fur-
ta and the beat
; ft was pleasant
SELF-StTPPORT.
Whv Should Hot a Girl Be Educa
ted to Take Care of Herself!
Gce.Cary Egglet.n, in Harper's Magazine
v ..-ill rliuont.' the abstract asser
U 1 1 IV. ..... .
shot nnv iriven girl mav some day
have herself, and perhaps her family, to
support; and yet our schemes of educa
rls are farmed precisely as if
t.; n-aro not nnH eould not be true. As
luia "-.-
a n.io no nrnvision whatever is maue
for uch contingency in the education
of trirls. no recognition whatever is giv
en to the tact tnat tne cuaiice ensis
Wa ah.it our eves to the danger; we
hope that the Ul may never come, and
,a r,.,t tho thonirht of it awav from us.
In brief, we trust to luck, and that is a
most unwise 1 was about to say an
idiotic thing to do.
Each one of us has known women to
whom this mischance has happened, and
o,.k ,.na ik knows that it mav hap-
VU v.v- v. -- - .
pen to the daughter whom we tenderly
cherish, yet we put no arms in u um.
With Which to ngilt IIUS uaugei , no
equip her for every need except this
,,at of ail needn: we leave her at the
mercy of chance, knowing that the time
r.ma when he whom we have not
taught to do any bread-winning work
go I should have thought myseit per
to . . m . i t a.l ..V.
faf t rnmnprpni ro aeai viiu iui suu
ject, and to have promptly answered
, - n,,aation- hut the result of m V at-
IUU1 UUU,V , " - .... . ,
I i. ,il -;th it in that. it. micrht. he
tempt w um, " " - - o ,
i :..l.,.t ,lnnn onH thp Irnowlpdffe I ob-
lUKiaiawu j.u.. , " o
. t j ; Dimli olliminl hna
tamea iu uiai..sj "f-,
been to convince me that it is one of the
political economic impossibilities. A
fust regulation by law of the use of
property in raUroads, except by establish
ing such maximum rates as carriers sel
G.A it fnr their interest to annroach.
UOin uuu . v . v. . . . , ,
can no more be done than the regulation
of the use oi any otner propwiy.
urhanas-ar a nonulur assemblage or the
, , uuv . . r r j
law-making power of any State or com-1
monwealth can arbitrarily fix the value
of the use of all other property, it may
be enabled, intelligently and fairlv, to
fix the value of the use of railroad
property. Whenever it can say that the
owner of a given piece of real estate,
improved or unimproved, shall receive for
the use of such property only such rates
as may be designated by statute or oth
erwise; whenever it can say that the
i.u, a, .rtiisn shall receive for his
l l wi v , ,,
i toil or his skill only such reward as shall
i. ju;.ia hr nun nmrni ooaro or
person, we win tneu nave pproisv;uTO
SOmewsscro usasi a ucra uuuauua
questions which you nave nattered me
will have need for bread, and will know
no way in which to get it except tnrougu
a " a A. fika an
What life is so comm
ren of incident that it
enced, some spicy
some thrilling adventu
interest others to hear?
While travelling anion
.,r Waatem Arkansas t
place that I am about to
I had passed a few w
antlv at the far famed
and was about to start h"me-
I had left New Orleans for St. Louis
on the elegant Anchor Line Steamer,
Mleof MrmphU, and on my a" a
that citv, took the "Frisco" road for the
Springs! I did not wish to return by
tie same route, so I concluded to pro
ceed bv stage to Alma, the nearest sta
tion on the Little Rock and lorx Sm.tL
Railroad, whence I could proceed direc t
ly bv rail to Memphis.
This stage route lay forabout one hun
dred miles through the wild, virgin forest.
of Western Arkansas, crossing
of mountains, and winding its rugged
course over hill and dale, presents a view
of picturesque granduer by no means in
ferior tothe scenery of the French Broad
and Shanandoah Valleys P
ed as "The Land ot tne cy
- ran 7:, 1
to Fort imitn was
i -o for a Favetteviue.
lime ouij " ,
Q i.onont 2 p. m., I found my-
oo, uun , -r . mW.
self at Favetteville seated ui
. , a ,,.h resigned toenail re
the hardship of a long ride that would
last all night and until a iatc no
last an iug amress and
next moming. i , --r-
L w.n carefally stowed
awav, the driver took his seat and as the
c..- U, .tarted li lively trol, c
l II Ll 1 liuiaw ww.
uaj .hat o..r iournev had begun
reauicu na - j
ti -a tno other passengers, une
litem nw.v w ; .. ,
was a mild eyed gentleman of dignified re
serve who proved to be a college pro!
sor while the other wore a checkered
flannel overshirt and his pantaloons were
...-t-aj into a isair of very heavy, coarse
tutat-u avw j - la
boots, hus toute fnsemble being that ot a
laboring man. The professor explained
fi,t h . eniDloving his summer vaca
;n in Bar-nriiisrsiyecimens with which to
biVSaa a .vsy-. o I .
enrich his entomological and botanical
nonactions and every time he saw a cu
rious bug or flowerhe would want to get
o,.t nnd secure it.uutil the driver nnau.v
.loured that he could'nt loose the time
anrl refused to humor him further. As
ntin (luttle would express it, he was
" and when he
cuoc. sin. o.
fo.md he, could'nt collect "specimins
he began an interminable scientific dis
sertation that was about as monotonous
and interesting as the pattering of rain
on the house top. 0 reached the sum
mit of the first range of mountains just
at sun-set and paused here to change
horses, while tha sun sinking beneath
the horizon formed the most beautiful
scene I ever witnessed. No one can
boast of having seen a glorious sun-set
...;i i,a ha viewed one from a moun-
UUtll -s- as-w "
tain ton on & clear summer evening
r
We resumed our tourney ana mrectij
the moon arose like a great ball of fire,
iio.hti.Kr nn mountains and valleys jinn
lis.takstss I- .
indescribable beauty. I had taken my
seat on the box with the driver that i
might the better enjoy the view aDcl at
the same time escape the learnca jargon
of the professor, who having no other
audience was focusing his learning upon
our friend of the checkered shirt. In
making a steep ascent we passed along
a very narrow ledge overlooking a chasm
so deep that the light of the moon failed
to penetrate the cavernous darkness.
We paused to admire the awful gran
duer of the scene, and while the profes
sor's head was stuck out of the window in
silent admiration of the surroundings,
his silk hat fell off, struck the ground
and bouncing over the brink, disappeared
from -iew in the darkness below. He
jumped out as though inclined to follow
it and begged us in the most excited ana
pitiful manner to get it for him. Con
sidering the loss of so trivial matter as a
hat, his anxiety appeared extremly ridic
ulous.
Tt waa .teen about ten feet below the
precipice lodged in some bushes, entirely
beyond reach. Upon the professors
offering ten dollars for its recovery the
driver took the reins from the horses,
tied them together, securing one end to
a tree and the other around his body,
lowered himself and presently reappear
a with the hat to the great iov of the
owner, who cheerfully handed him the
reward promised. He then explained
that he had been hoarding up two years
s ilar y in anticipation of this sum me i 'a
excursion and, as we all seemed houest
friends, he did not mind telling us that
he had eleven hundred dollars secured
in the lining of the hat . This little in-
I aidant nroved of oositive benefit to us,
for it seemed to act as a quietus upon
the professor, who relapsed into a pro
found meditation and ceased to bore ns
with accounts of his learned investiga
tions. Renewing our journey, we reach
ed the summit of the Boston mountains
about midnight and while the horses
were changing, we partook of a meal at
the hotel, that, considering ue nour,
v, " T recollecting an aima-
nac joke I had read, -I ean read the ad
vertisements on the wadding.
"Gome, no noBsense, fowled toe
other, "kick down those bags and things
I up there and keep your hands up, or
! ill drop vou off 'o there.
Accordingly, with my hands elevated
t i-;..Vo,i Hi.wn the mat!
over tiny Dvsu, mav-ssvw -Vdhe!Vrand
top. in too uiuuu.s . r----j.--
I top. in IUO mesuuun -" v j . '
ie4jyitj4berjpassenger
Ine ground panting
appearance, a. they stood , with their
stretched up in the jur and their
eyes fl ftBf.
momentarily cxpecl t ng w
Tha driver ana i - t
trrr mv nana on psssssis
get my , , , throwing
myTestpocxes, vrrj Tl" Iwshiasl
no mv nana, univv " :r.
ttP - 'ts. Vaiinssr holding the
,. ha inr iir it,u ' cj
TT-J?, forward, and while bis
Burara i.: i .,rd he cut open the
n!aTb and-b. f-to
anTthina- of xalue. Disappointed
here he HCXt proceeucii snc.. ..
here, ne ncs v mvakets he se-
eud from the feasor' a microsco
curfd Ii .ft- from the other pin-
ana a sine. iaVaJ
..., muk. n KltSI l a.... iv. ...-
enger.v.--. . n..fortun
apiece -JLIiaa Yu
MtsToera." claimed .he with
" . , l.or. i v worm
the irun in disgust, sou u .
HnS? well tble you to strip . oft
what you have on. Say-Bdl.din t ou
think these innocents ii ma- t.""'
Xi 'I the woo ls trampin' rounS here
o .tnte o' natur? Here's fun f6r the
crowd ! Come, old parson, fMjn aroa
that beaver to my pardner, cos he sa
o llookin' feller in' likes style
n fit in them boots
uu ess mv ieei -
with the purty tops so just step out an
.... . . , - ll,.'L-
1 11 trv ineui ou im ,
hu anopal to the fellow in the
checkered shirt, he said, '"Our clothes
won t be worth mucn io sou, -you'll
promise to let us go. I'll put you
. r awttino- several hundred
111 mr wJ ' -ts
dollars." ,
"Whv 15111, tnis awuaciouis
knows where the swag is an' wants terms,
t hi.t him in. on a limb an' I guess
he'll tell quick enough. .
, r fl 1 ruin
"let vou aione ior sv. -
good job, when the sucker's wilbn to
oe icli H he lets us into a good thing,
we'll let 'em go. If he fools us, put a
.. u.,nn.;n'a too much bother.
kmiew im. .... ------- .
Our consternation at tne im i
had taken may well be imagined.
"It being agreed men iui
to go, if 1 am as goou a? u.. J'-"""-":,
R ' -., i.-s. ,u n nir of that silk
VOU Will wus " .'"-"n --
Lt on vour head you'll hnd some mo-
. rnn fall llOOn tlie
the proiessoi m - -r--.
r .. aa hn u-)ia III) matCU HI
physical Hireiiiim ,
latter only held him powerless without
trying to hurt mm.
J 6.i.i...tuJ tha hat from his
inu ruuuersuaivu - --. , ,
head and tearing out the lining, found
1 ll. .aatASdASS nOll
the money secreted as me prui.
them that they told us we could get on
U,.i mil drive along.
The driver, professor and I lost no
i;a in tatinir our seats, but refused to
" -"- - - , ... .l Ja
1 ., .1... nlu)MV1 Wil li 11 IS .1 11 11 111'".
iesiui;u..Wir; t"Tsi .U .h.
awav without nun. iucnus, ...
bers were busy counting tne money oy
lll.t S nf tha PlinilleS theV had
tne iiKui- oi "i" , - - .,
taken down, and did not take further
notice of us, so, wc lost no time m 8os
Li fnm tl.A i 1-iee.
ling anisjr uv... v..v , ,
X little further on we met the other
stage and upon hearing our adventure,
. i x. a .kni.i anrl svo nroceedea
toa-ether to Alma, where we arrived
aho.it ten o'clock, too late for the East
bound train. Consequently, wc were
obliged to lay over there until the next
aav.
Late that evening, as the professor
, T .!lt:nM sha ofRa of I II P
i tn anr inrnntt in walked the fel
uiiiri, w vm t .
i,., ii,o,horl Ti!ns-1 the nart of traitor,
IUn LUCSS ' ...v. J' l
looking none the better for the long
trnnin wo had obliged him to make
Coming forward be begged us to
him a few minutes in a private r.u
he had something of great importance
l I'M asssiAa . IS iVl U T
to communicate. mere n oum '
imprcss've earnestness in his manner
that wo yielded a reluctant consent
We went to my room, and alter care
fully closing the door, he sat down and
drew off a boot, out of which he took a
false sole and then produced a long, thin
package wrapped in oil-skin. "Here,
gentlemen," said he, "are five one thous
and dollar bills and I have the same
number in the other boot. Had those
scoundrels carried out their intention to
strip us, I would have been ruined. Al
low me to hand you two thousand dol
lars for the eleven hundred you lost
through mc, as well as, to compensate
you for the worry that you have suffered,
tinder the circumstances, I do not blame
yon for the thirty mile walk you obliged
me to take. He then explained that he
i.-aVar from T,edville returning
una ,,wa. - - ,
F,At on a visit, and had assumed that
crsiirrli era rl. in ordr to divert attention,
fc" " " ,
,u....t,i hn onrsmintor rft!. iprs. Or course
we complimented him upon hia presence
nt sviirs.l anrl cifracitv. find congratulated
Ul Hi mi. . sat.. '-'-ft " J cj
each other upon escaping as fortunately
as we aiu.
was I to provide her with a wardrobe when
papa mad such a dreadful fuse over
every dress that came home from
Madame Ficelle 'a for my own girlsf
'Of all things poor relations are the
most intolerable said Medora spiteful
lv ''..n.. -hat are we to sav if Mi. ItsU-
lard asks for hcrf blurted out Bell, 'he
most honest and leant polite o the fam-
Uy"8y ' Why the truth!" declared Me
dora. 'That m?' nflllM.,
For the aeraCof "JS I
. . iyi t hp nsW iitt'e cons-
anxiety k gss i
im, whose mourning was so aistnn-iy
beeomingto her, waa too i- ....
, iC.i s. .j-.ir.tion for the white
rsUffB fssstllls" au . . . .
PuVf-pjrS
and the features wuiuu t ,
iTy cameo. Miss Medora hai marked
Mr Ballard for her own prey, and de
clared war upon .any ""'7; r
tender who ahouio corns m uv. ..-j
te"rerh?ps,'' said. Mr l1'
"he'll never inquire about . her at all.
"Don't you believe w, '"
a8Belg- The very first even
ingthat Mr.llard called, he inquired
oAlis. Raymond. Medora dropped her
long lashes. 1 M "
"Rosabel had a com, resruw 1
she aaid: "She never seemeo w "TY""-
fond of us, and she nas gone wss,.
"Gone where?" Mr. Ballard was per-
SheS gshetow"uid write and send
us the address," said Medora, drawing
on heHmanaUon: "but she never did.
It quite went to dear mamma's heart
an ersion which she could not inter
pret, but it meant simply:
"If this girl is lying, ahe is doing ; It
either coia or ngrr;.
KfSnW-kl
Itl wUl be'are," he ,ald to himself ;
U Will os is ' , ssr.lVino-ham IS a
"but Mrs. w niiwurm " -'----o - .
genius, and there will be sure to be good
music there. . ,
There was good mnaic uB, --- ---
delicious "orange feRoe n w
ofcuns each painted with a separate
wildXwe7orVunch of grasses; cake,
Sel and white grnpe. following ; il r tar
wola, and rondoUttnd- wtnt
merry as a marriage bell, until, to turn
ing to pace a chair nearer i
of Miss Dallas, Mr. Ballard's unfo rtn
nato elbow knocked one of the pncelea,
cups off the carved shelf of the Japanese
cabinet and broke it into three p.
"Mrs. Whitwortn iv ai.iiiK."
commit suicide! cried Medora, clasping
her hands with simulated terror.
' T swear you eternal secrt;, .
Mr. Ballard, laughinglv, as he PP
the precious pieces in hia pocket hand
Kerchief and disposed them, safely to his
nocket. "If there is a store in New ork,
Brooklyn or Jersy City whew this preci
ouVtov can be matched. "hli not
loft unsearcneu. !i..
For every one, flir. dsui ,, CV
knew that Mrs. Whitworth Walkingham
was almost a monomaniac on b
. . . , .1 k. U-..4 rssnllv more
other cnina; nsi .
deeply chagrined than he appealed to
be. ...... , r .1 rial.
'You can match it, saw mtvwim-
las .....
And she proved to w rigiu.
, , j :. tll, Rallard went to
in Uis uepun,
old Mrs. Megarreau, who waa exactly
1 .ui,r'u fuirs- trod mother.
"What am I to do?" aaid he blankly.
"Do f said Mrs. Megarreau, nodding
the diamond butterflies on hor cap.
"Why go to the china painting and
decorating rooms, of course, in Ham-
. Ts 1 -s.aaa- oO rtl fl I . 011)1
mersly square. ii Ju"' "T"; '7
thev'H duplicate it for yon in twenty
four hours. Say that Mrs. Megarre
sent you. . , , . , .
Mr. BalUrd devoutly thanked
lady, and obeyed without 10
It was a nuge, r rV"
windows all glorified win
and a soft stream neai
rigor of the February ai
dozen young women
large taoie. airs. xat3i
dent, who aatfat her des
of Mrs. Whitworth w
ed cup and looked
'.'till R" head on one
i
Dls., .
i
our wares,
sure wn can
A CHINA CUP.
"Of course they don't want me," said
Rosabel Raymond sadly. "Nobody
seems to want me. No home seems to
be open to me anywhere. When papa
died, he told me that Uncle Dallas
would be kind to me, and take hia va
cant place. And ne is xina, aiter nis
odd, abrupt fashion. But Aunt Alicia
doesn't care for ms, and the girla look
coldly on my shabby dress and pale,
worn face. Evidently I am not a cousin
to be proud of. If 1 were an heiress,
things would be very different."
i..,. i.tiif, k,mh w i n worm iook-
A ti.v.v . . . . - . .
1 , ,lnrl- tn her at alu sat on the
u JJ
Tcinnnvs- -ill of the. third story back room
; tha l hillas mansion, which had been
unanimously voted "good enough for
Ksrmnnn " nno wPLeneo me
1UI3UUV1 J .". , "
dull red and grays of the winter sunset
fading out behind the crowding spires
of r.hi citv.
How desperately ahe longed for the
snow mantled fields, the black, leafless
- as . a t-f s . 1.
woods ot the country: erne was si nome
sick, so solitary, so alone!
'S Tt,.ao',..! tint s-oii harp'7?'
Awr...v. ... t. .... ... .
It was her cousin Mcdora's soft, sweet
c, , ' 1 , . .
r?ne aisnnea m.eaora more man
either Augusta or Bell, although she
1,1 ssr,- e esrVsV onrl ahn woa vavaii
would be difficult to classif r as m pper or ( that Medora should see traces of tcar on
dependence, beggary or worse. She can
teach? Yea, if she can find some poli
tician to secure an appoia uncus i. sjs.
She can prick back poverty with her
needle. Yea. at the rate of 75 cents a
tmmt!. T . unii n
week, or, it sne is a saiuiui nccuic
woman, at twice or thrice that pittance.
Is it not beyond eomprenension vuai
- v.- a aGwtionata fathfira.
laicuig is ' T
knowing the dreadful possibilities that
ue oeiore ukukuvcib sswiu un;
r.. " ' . . s i u
srtth toaoen lnautgencti, snwiiu ucg.ss
to take the simplest precaution in their
benani we are una, unuu, ii.cw-
dent-lo vine set ot antmais, we nuiaan
beings. We neztect this plain duty, at
tnis VCiriUir riss, siaajjsj sj us, s. us c
has been the custom. Botne few of us
have made up oar minds to set this cruel
custom at defiance, and to give our giris
the means of a-capr from this danger.
ft is our creed that every education
fatally defective which doss not include
definite skill in seme art or handicraft
or knowledge with Wtticn oreao ana
shelter may be certainly won in case of
J tf ska In, nnttingr aneh
sms a ? .i ." .'j " r- w
-Irll sa a nsrsr snssi ims harm ia Hone.
hut ssnrsd rather, in that ease, because
the eaBasaowm-ae oi ability to baffle
SnsB DUSCISJI llSSia SS J IIUbWHl &v
appreheoaion, and adds to that confident
seam ot security wiinou. wnicn cwisw
sssaast ia irflrsfaswihle. All BUB RCOgniae
tha fact ia the eaee of boys; its recog
nition in the eaee ssf girm is aw one wbii
s . is .. ansa tA me at least
who u suHereu so k1"- -r "rr.
hoed and te enter the world witnoni
some marketable skill.
1 Rain eiuious stories are told of thi
her evclashes. But Medora pretended
not to notice them.
'Wa arA thinkinir mnimuA nnd I."
.i,i'.l Tarlnra (that vols snoot, hji tarrihlv
dull without anything to do, the?e dis-
a a
mat oays.
Tfr s fh.lr 1 " O i "f-Vsa, 1 1?Aii.
a acawtava ivnvwiu v.t
bel, wondering at her cousin's unusual
tnougntininess.
"And so," added Medora, with the
sweet smile that Koaabel always mis
trusted, "when Miss Armitage told us of
a place in the china paiutiug and flower
uemgiiiug iwits -suu aiwass were an
artist, you know, dear I exclaimed, in
that silly, impulsive way of mine, 'The
very idea for Rosabel r You see, Miss
Armtage's protege, Helen Hauvemonde,
has gene to Rome to prosecute her art
studies, and there is a vacancy. And
the salary would.be something of aa
I object, of course, because"
"Of course it would be an object,"
El" ; i anus rjosaoet, quicKiy. "lou do not
tains. The stages going and returning sruppoae that I do not feel my dependence
. . .1.: ll I ,. .M wl"
i Medora, thinking it
ce this outburst. ' MU
! breakf aat
At length resuming our seats in the
stage, we began the long, steep descent
and the horses going in a rapid trot, the
iolting of the coach over rocks and
stumps and the fitful shadows cast by
the candies, the cuffs and trees appeared
as though we were rushing te certain
destruction. Scarcely a month after
this very trip' an associated pre dis
patch stated that while the stage was
making this descent, the driver lost con
trol of the horses and the result was the
killing of the driver and two horses and
the serious injury of the solitary passen
ger inside. At the termination of this
descent, which is about six miles in
length, wc cross a narrow valley and be
gin the ascent of another range ot moun
"We bave-.tiiat ahape in
-j a. nH 1 am n n i te.
stuu ouc, ... ,
, . . .1 1.1 ii a .. hiins anrl
reproduce uicuvoigu ,, , ,
marsh grasses. Miss Raymond's dtwns
are some of them even more exquisite
thau this. Rosabel, ray dear, come oere.
And Kosabel itaymona, pam aim prtu-
ty as ever, came unconsciously iorwara
iu her brown linen painting dres with a
bow of black ribbon nt her throat, and
her lovely chestnut brown hair pusn.o
i u r.aa har fnaa Mrs. Baker was
UU1IS .mill . 1 , ,
holding out the bits of fractured china,
. a . , , 1 1.1.
whereon were pamteo ino mue iris uuus
and drooping grasses, but Rosabel never
looked ai tnem.
"Mr. Ballard 1" ahe cried; her face
brightening with a delight which she was
too unsophisticated to repress, "wha.
brought you to this place T
"Miss Raymond I" he exclaimed, "what
are you doing here?"
"Earning my own living," said Rosa
bel, with quietdignity.
' Does Miss Dallas Medora, I mean,
know where youf '
"She ought to know," aaid Rosabel,
for it was ahe who recommended me to
come here. For the Dallaacs, I think
were getting tired of me," she added
allll a ainl. R.,t T nl.1,1.1 In 111. . 1 .
nun a o.... a v "Ma...
much obliged to her, for I have acquired
a welcome independence, and the work
here is exceedingly congenial 10 my
tastes. Is that the pattern you wished
copied, Mrs. Baker rr ahe ashed, taking a
nlaaa f ahina "tlh what nr. nrnnisilH
j, 1 UV.l. ' ii.iia. w " " 1
ground of budsl Yet I th nk I c in imi
tate it successfully.
..wm . .. . ,,
"it vou can replace tnat cup, saw
Mr. Ballard, dramatically, "I am your
slave for life !"
"I think I ean promise to replscc it
without any such condition," said Ro.ia
bel, laughing.
And Mrs. Whitworth Walkingham
never knew that her iris bud cup was
broken until Hugh Ballard brought
back its exact counterpart.
"You must have some spell out of tho
Arabian Nights, aaid ahe enthusiastically-.
Ko, he answered quietly, no speu
stronger than a woman's practical eye
and skillful hand." He came no more.
to Mrs. Dallas's Tuesday morning ro-
. r , tfn f a - nnn
'eptions ana rnaay aiiernoou mj
Miss Medora wondered vainly why.
But one day she met him on Fifth
Avenue, and prettily reproached him for
ma recreant ausenveeiHui.
"I have been fortunate enough to dis
cover the abiding place of your cousin,
Mias Rosabel Raymond," said be, grave-
iy-
Medora looked up, with a deep color
mounting to her cheeks.
''Indeed !" said she.
"It was very kind of you to secure for
her such a congenial position a".
uts auueu.
,
Medora Dallas hnnor her head and w:.s
silent.
"But ahe will not remain there lor
he continued cheerfully. "I am hap
to tell you I am engaged to her. V
ora tn ha mtmsri in a fatsr vaslr (
I course you will receive 'at home' car J..
when we are hnallv settled.
M S . , ., .
neaora murmureu someining aoout
'cOTigritulations," and "deUghtod to bear
of it. Mr. Ballard smiled to himself
wnen sne nan passed on.
"La belle cow ine is not exactly pleas
ed," he aaid to himself. "But what
need I care for the frowns and smiles
of other women, so long as I have won
l:.. i n s ,
oijr unie xvusaoei.
usually meet to this valley and not more
thsiis ten days previous to tnis time both
sisssY m i v 1
stages bad been waylaid ano roooeo
It was supposed to be the same
tranethat bad recently wrecked a train
on the Iron Mountain Railroad, and de
tectives, instigated by the large rewards
nf&fsss hsr the State and Railroad Com
pany, were aealooaly in search of them.
We discussed the incident anu cooga
olated ourselves that the robbers had
been frightened away and we surmised
that by this time they had reached the
Mexican border.
YY hue talking aoout tae iwuswj , her
reached the valley and just aa we reached literail
the ascent on the other side an object much 1
suddenly sprang from behind a tree and j '0flvi
"vv mi., MULUUISt, III SjSl
Armitage says you can obtain excellent
board for four dollars a week with a
widow lady near the rooms, and that yon
- a aI S ! 1 , -
v. is o sssssss we ItlUC HUU llO enu 01
farce. So, if you conclude to acceDt th
position, perhaps you had better come
uossu saw u u raw log room and see
JUS Armitage.
u mere waa anything which Rosabel
xvaymouu. iovea, i was n
er colors were expenaiv
boards came dear, an
thought it very unfemin
easel and arsalatte. fall r
.- -
a man, so tnat
i colors Uk
house hmi
At a recent wedding the Princess of
Wales wore a dress of white satin, fit
ting her exquisite figure like a glove.
The skirt had three flounces, each edged
with coffee-colored lace. Over the bod
ies was a' short sonave jacket of coffee
colored lace. Her bonnet waa white
straw trimmed with the same material.
At one side waa a bunch of pink carna
tions, and fastening the strings a bunch
of dark red flowers. 8he carried a white
parasol with a gold handle. The three
princesses were dressed in plain white
frocks.
At Miles CSty, Minn., a mob took a
prisoner named Rigney from jail aud
ro"ourehafter1ie
lusn at A time
e of God
ahot-gt
; read
Hand's u
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