Newspaper Page Text
m nWflml v ni nl H fil -7d m v IL
f UDLHUED ETKHr FI1IDAT. TrEH XXU alSTEIl Co. IliUUSI One co PT ono yoar, ln nilvanco.j riiuuuinncuiitti lf not pald inTidvanco.. 6 months. .75 40 .tdvertlsinE ltntel no column 1 year Une.lialf column 1 year 60.00 One.quarter column I year..?... 2j.00 Unalnch one lnsertion Cocts. Kafih uhRontinnt lnaertion 23cts. itnalnna rtnrtU nne-halrlnch 1 vcar 0.00 Inch 1 ycar 8.00 Reading notlceg, pcr llno, cach. inecrtion. . .lOcts. Mr. J. II. llBte, Nowspaper Adyertlatng il l'art Itow f Times lluiUllnir). New Vork, is authorlicd tocontractjlor advcrtiscmcnta tuo ncgtaier niuur uusbruiuo. TEI8 PAPEE W&tiS3HpljS8i KAILUOAU TIM1S-TAUI.E. TRA1NB I.EATE MIDDLEBURY. dolng Sulh. aoina North. l'assenger'.....3:50 L.M. I l'acngcr.9tlT A.M. Erproaf. 8:30 r. M Mall 3:50 1'. M l'asscnccr.. 0:20 r.M. LGAVB VEliaENNES. 11:20 A. M. I 4:02 A. M. V. M. 10:13 A. M n Tn.fii5 ..P. M o:40 1. M. LEiVK LEICESTER JOKCTlOH. 12:05 A.M. 3:00 A.M 4:50... l'.M.l 8:31 A.M' O.-30 1V.M. I 3:28 l'.M' 8:50 1'. M.j 5:1)4 l'.M. ADDIBON KA1LROAD Tralns loive Tl 7 :00 a. ra. and 1 30 p. m. j arrh o at i.nlr.pittflr .lnnction 8 :30 a. m. nnd 3:20 it. ni. l.cavo Leicester Junctlon 10 :00 a. m. anU 6:10 p. tn. ; arrlro al ti u :u p, ra. nnu u :io p. ni. iost-gfficu notick. mails AiinirB. ( rqm Itlpton.Urnnrillo, Hancock, East Middlebury, Cornwa'.l, West Corn. wall and bridport 10 A.M. Way mall frora north 11:15 l'.M. New York, Rutland and Albany. 4:10 A. M. Way niail lio EOWh 3;45 1. M. JAILS CLOSE. Way mail golng south 11 .2CM W ay mull golng nortb t : 2o 1'. 11. for Itipton, Uranvlllc, Hancock, East Middlebury, Cornwall, West Corn. wall and Bridport. 4: 00 l'.M Cloaad mall rorJloston and itutland.... 4:40 I'. M Closcd inail for New York and Albnny 7 : 45 1. 11 CUU11C1I UIllECTOBY. UIDDLKnrjBT. JtapllitilectiBg ln OJd Kcliowa1 uallitcv. o UlDbard, paator. Enubath scrvlces at 10 :45 a. m and 7 p.m.i Sunday scbool at 12 p. m. l'raycr meetlugThurBday vonlug at 7Vclock. CongregationatCornot l'lcasant and Matn sts. Iler. 8. L.. B. Speaio, pastor. Sunday scrvlcen at 10:45 a.m. and 7:30 r.M. Thursday crcnlng prayer nicctlng at 7:0o. tttlhoditt North l'lcaaant-st. Kcy. J. Quinlan. ?aator. Sunday Bcrrlcos at 10:45 a.m. and IOOp.m. Thursday evening prayer mcetlng at 7:00. ClasB mcotlng on Friday evening nt 7:30. UpitcopMHt. Stephen't Church Mnln-at. Jtcv. Vm. J.Tlllcy, roctor. Sunday acliool at 12 A.K., Sunday scrvlcea at 10 :45 A.M. and 7 : 00 r.u. ltoman Catholio Woybndgc-st. Hey. Ed. U Malony, paator. Bunday crf lcos, aUernate Sab. oatna: Jligh Masa at 10:30 A.M.; Ycapcrs and nenedlctlon at 6 : 30 r.M. Jl.i ' EAST HIDDLEDUHV. Mtihoatit , pastor. Sunday servlccs at:ooi'i VEnOENNES. Uaptlit Kov. Davld 1'. Esles, paetor. Sunday ervfcoa at 10:45 a.m. and 7:00 r.u. Wcckly prayer mcetlng on Thursday evening nt 7:00. iitthodltt Kcv. M. A. Wickcr, paator. Sunday erviccs at 1:00 and 7:00 r.M. H'cekly prayer meeting on Thursday ocning nt 7:00. HpucopalSt. i'aui't Vhurch ltov. C. J. Ketuham, Hsctor. auniy acrviccs ntlO: 40 A.M. and 7 : 00 r.M t'rlday evening nt 7 : oo. Allstion ChaptlDr. II. A. Ipghain. Sunday tervices at lo:43 a.m. and 7:00 r.M. Wcckly prayor mectlng on Thursday ovcnlng. ltoman Catholicllev. .7. Kerlidon, pastor. Scrvicea, everr Sabbath; lligh llaae at 10:00 A. M. ; Vcipcrs and bencdlction at 5 :5fl pm. ConartialiOTialRcy. Ucorgo K. Hall, paoiur. unday aervlcaa at 10 : 45 a.m. and 7 : 00 r.M. Weck. prajer mcctins on Thursday evening nt 7:00. BUSLNESS CAItDS. WU. KING9I.KV, Dtntist. Up sUlrs in StylC8 new Illock, 41 Middlebury, Vt. TAHES M. SLADi:, Attorney nnd Connsel t lor at I.bw, and Solicitor and Mastar in Unaneerr. Offico ln llrewstcr'a Illock. Middlebury, Vt., April 2, 1877. EW. JDDD. Mannracturor and dcaler ln all klnclfl oi .jnerloanand Forelgn Marnlo.Uranlto Work, &c. mn Old Middlebury Marblo Co. ltr Shoreham Hotel7 SHOHEIIASI, YT. D. J, WRI&HT, Proprietor. Agood Mvory attaohed to tho llouso. 49 r 8. CIIANDLUlt, Fenslou Attorney, H.IPTOKT. VDC- Proscoutea all pension claims on modsratc Irams. ADVIOE GHATIS. In oertaln cascs, CHAUOES OP DESEItTlON UHMOVKI), cnabltng soldlor to procuro bounty anu pay uue ai uaio oi sucn cnargcs. Diaiu carc fully and oncloao stampB for reply. Q.EORCE E. LAWRENCE, ATTOnNEY AND COUNSEI.OH-AT.I.AW AND Speclal attentlon glvcn to proscoutlon of pcn Blon clalma, bounty.land warranta, &.c. UUTI.AND, VT. JJENRY S. FOOTE, ATiontwr Atm coussr.i.oit atIaAvt. Kapclal attentlon givon to the cxaminatlon ol titlesandconveyancing, the purchaae, the sale and exehange ol real estate, and tbe eollectlon of renir. umee in uuiiojpn jjiock, jviiuuicuury Vt. tl Jfck Z..E. Mellen, D.O. H BBB9b Deutlat. abbbFJXBw. Offlce boura. b to Ji x. HHBHBm.. Oinco Wojer Frank A. Farns W worth'sstore. iHJUtVW Vermont, Laughlng gas admlnlsterd. auvin'9 rnoxoaiiApn oaixkiiy Styloi Bloek Mlddlebnry, Vt. rhotographs II the atyles, at most reasonable prlcet. Ap omtments slicllJ. Frompt and careful at (ention wlll be gtren. AU work guarantcod. J. E. QAUVIN, rhotographcr. mni! cisNTBAt. rnoTOGHArn qai. bury, Vt. Fine photographlo portralts a special XjKux, orer Aiaen'a varicir aiure, miuui y. picturea careiuny couica huu vinurttuu to anv dtsir.d siie and llnlalied in colors or Indla Ink. Thanklni? mv frlcndB for tbelr llbcral patronage aunng tue pasi yoar i .imii chuwvw 40 merit a Cflntinuance of tho aamo by furnlahing them wlth good work atfair nrices. 0 C A.V.llUOWN.riiotoirapljer. VERGENNES BEICK W0EK8 J.would call the attteatlon of Bulldcri, Contras tori And othera ualng rirlck to my superior qual Ity oi urtck, Tf nicn 1 wm guaranioo to suu iu tjuai hj anu m price. Feraons ean eall of mb or aend for Prlce I.lst Brlek Uelirered on lloat free. On cir at cost. JOHN BANYKA varfonn.a, Aug.l, 1831. 19-17 WISE nAonla arfl aiiraTB on the looaout "inira. and In tlme bccome wealtby, mFrnanMiiaiDcieiiD lunr caru. Thoaa Mho do not improve thelr opponaniu.s reDPam ln poveriy. weuurr a , createhaueetoniakemoney. Wowantmanymen womn, boya and glrla to work for us rigbt In thclr own locAlltles. Anyone can do the work propeily frora tho llrst atart. Tha buslness wlll pay.more tnan ten times ordlnsry wages. x. penslve outflt furnlshed free. No one who cu Sigesmu to mako money rapldly. lou ca nnta your wbola tima to th. work. or onl your apaiB raomenta. Full informatioa and all tkal needed sent fro. Addreaa, sntllOH Ci rlUUi),.Aislue. V OL. XL VII Tho nFtonUliins eucccsi of tlii-; T:iK i, a. the unparnllolcd salp, are Fun'iiinit r.i'l its Buperlority orcr all otlior reiru d.i . i kinil, for i Lung and Throat Affoctio-- K-EjySTiOWIE PdLQlCOINlCORN SHELLER lWILL shell rnonc conn tiiam ahv SHELLER 0F ITS SIZE 0N THE MARKET. JDesorlptlvo Clrcularof thls and iSthorvMachlnos of our manufacturo Isont freo upon appllcatlon to CTSTOHE.MANDFACTDBING CO, TsTERLINC.-f ILLINOIS. Wo conlinno to nct as Bolicitors for natonts. caveats. trado-marlts, copyrighta, otc.for tho Unltodtatcs, nntl to obtainpat ents ln Catfada, England, I'rance, Oormany, nnd all other conntrics. milrf wnn1 nrnpflrn- Krt chargo for cxamination of modcla or "Irair idkb. Advico bv maillreo. 4 .,raIfiIlt3 obtnlnod thronRli riR nro noliccd in tho SCIEVriKlC AMKHICAN, vfhicli lia tho largoat circnlation, andlathomoBttnflu-"SP"t;-- Mnrt rmbllBheil in tho world. Tuo adTantagea ol eucli n notico oycry patenteo undorBtandd. TbJslargo aud BPlendldlvilluBtrated nOTva paperia publlshed wEEitl.Y at 13.20 a yoar, andlg admlttod to ho tho heBt paper dovotod to BCienco, mochanlcB.invcntiona, cnginoerinK rrorks, and other departmcnta of indnetrial progreBB, pnhllshcd fn nny conntry. Binglo copioa hy mail, 10 ccnta. Sold by all uowe doalerB. Address, Jlonn & Co., puhlislicra of Scicn tiilo Amcrican. 2C1 Droadway, Now York, IIandbook aboutpatcuta uiailcd l'roo. I'iUil CKEIM U J-Miil iWilliamSewingiMacffine? ABC ACKXOWLEDaED TO BE TnE BESTilN.THE.WORLD 'ihey liavo reeeivea lnghest Awards at tho X Contennlal and at all other leading Xxhibitions held in JJuroi)0 nnd Amcrica.r S7IST UACEiirE vrA::ii;rrs st ;ss 1!aii:: .' J."ctories located nt Montrcal, Canadaanil Plattsburc; New A'orlcr THEjnLLIAMSlHAHUFACTORniGCO.,, 317 ITotr Eama Street, UontreiLr' 8cnd a rouRh sketch ti rofKlel of your tnTentlon ta Mh.nton, 1). v.. tinaa l'reliinlnurr J xaminutlou tvlU lm made, withooc charse. of all Tfniiivl Hlafj ttn)i not,. I&me cIam of lnventlons Rud tou wlll be ftdrliM i f2 fcdrlsed that your loTentlon li pattnUMr. MDdSao, topay OoTernment fceof SI5 and5 for drawlncs requireU by tho GoTernmfnt. Thli ls mt ftblewhen appllcatlon ls mado. Vbtn allowed;thtf tOWRV ,() an'l tbe finM OoTernmen fea fK'JQl li TtAYfitile in nllnniiii urt.naa , i Dtiim rni can do ouinmea. (S-JO) is parable. Au attorney wbose fee deienda on '" MiA.ca iu UUU111.111L' a k aivui wiii noi auvi o far u bli best JudKment caa dcUrmlnei hence. you can rely on tbe odvtce glren after a prellmlunry exaoiInaUon li liarl.Q DeIsii J'ntrntt aud tbe Ileciitratlon or LnbU( Tradp-.lJnrki, aiid Ile-iiar aecured. t'avrata prrparM and flle!, Appllcatloni i lnrevlrorof llrjetlfd, Abandom-d, pr Forreltcd Caici made. I f you bave undertakni tpaecureyourown patent and falled.aaklllfut hand- writUn request mldressea t, tbe Uoiniulwioner of of tbe casa may lead lo luccras. Heua rae n len Tf1t1Pt Hil.lrABBwl in IIa ..r.i., i...i n i'attnts that be recogrilze Geobok K. Lemox, of A asblneton. 1). (l.u) our attorney ln the cue. alr- flllng your appllcatlon. tbe titleof tbe linentloa nnd about tbe dateof xuiU east you ntfAlno. Jtemejul.cr, thfi othce hai boen ln ucceuful operatlonelace lSCS.ana rpference can b ainaiion auu i ,tbfi oifacebai flTn tofwtual cilenta tn almoet evcry countyin tbe u. B. I'amrblet relatlng to 1'atenU freo upon rcquent. GEORGE E. LEMON, Atlerncr at Ijiw nn.l Nollcltor of Amtrlcan V nuil Forelsii 1'aienta, f j Ui Fifleenth Slreet, M'ASIIINQTON, B. C. Ifcntlon tala paper, THE BEST FASILV MA0AZ1NE DollaTS. Two BEMOKEST'S Jlliislrnlcd JIOXTliI,Y. Bold liy all Newadeuler. and I'oatiuaat cra Bend Twenty Cents for n Ppectinrn Copytu AV. JKJVNINOS DKSIOItUST, I'ubllsher, 17 East l'ourtcenth Slreet, New York, 03!-Tlie Now Voluine (10) runiiiiincca wlth Noyemlier, Seud CO cent. or thrco months; Jtwlll aatlafy you that you can aubscrlbe TwoDollan fornyraraudget ten tlmea lla vnlwe, 4w J PULM0NARY Vi ron 1 J Couglis, Coltls, Croup, Asllwv. AjuljiniHung AiTi'vtions, i III PAT Tlilsvomtpr ncvcrvaiics. A inarrcl olpurlty, strcnuth nml uliolcomcnoss. Jlorc ccononiical tlian tho ovitin.iry Klmts. nnd can not lo soltl tn comnclltion wUlx tho muUltiidc of low tcst, ehort wclffdt, Mum or pliospliatc powdcra. Sohloniy tn CitTllt, ICIMAIi JI.MtlMI ni lll-.K 40.1y 100 Wall &t.. K. r. cno pnan ariin nracT BE FXTERNAL Ggg FOR 1 fflTiTS-.Wj vsbbiM Sprams, Bruises, I KssaS ScIb(IcB Uac&acke, ksss Prosted. Peet and 351 Ears. aiul all other It is a liClfC, Stsrc, and (131 cls'ccttS(il Rcmcdy for S Galls, Strsias, Scratehcs, rpsp Sores, &e. oa Sig KORSES, One tnal will provc! its 'Ws?7 'i"!!5. IIs clVccts urc in moit cascs ZZZi IN3TAKTAHEOUS. iSS&JS Hvt'ry linltlo v.annnkcl ti) f;lu f.ili-lil:IUui. ."cl.d ld. tftU'5C?a 1ilm (r iinniililct, lire, giv- xtkrivzi 1B f"" H"''fllniiH fnr tllo trraltnrnt of nbcivo discascs. rxsfcsa l'ilco25 cls.nixl f.0 rts. pcr liottlo. Solil ovcrprlirre. SgJSr H:nrr, J.!m3ca i: I.oiJ, rroi'riclcn. Earlinilea.tt. BALSAM.I Arcrft'Ctdrcss" ing.eltgantlj'pcr fnmcd and liaim less. Kemovcs Jjiulrufr, re&torcs tiatnrril color and , piHflitStjaklneiS tl) 11 t nnl 41 i riQHESTOH C0L0G11E. A inUltt-ly ftt-1 rratit teifuni wllh S1'ircM onllvluli! Anlnvigoralin; Mciikicst: st Ucver lntcxlcatci 'lhisdclicimr. c .' i ' ' cf (.mvi, Buclui, Mandral.e, Stillim .i " ' ' " r f the Ik vecetable remcdicn l.n i s dhonlct of thcboweli, stomach.IiM-i, 1 1 im andlmic'i &J The Gest nnd Surcst Ccu'jh Curc Evcr Uscd. Ifyouarc sufli Anr. f( IVnit'e Contpbints, KcIousnc, ! - (tili.t I 1 i ini-tn ljpcv bIiec pr nny di 'ta rr I i , I ! r.'il.t-r'i Gmger Tcntj. HmiUmi t i ,i l r m anu uxiy and fiivc j m i.cw Ih'l nd n lOO DOLLAKQ Paiufor nnj il.inff t.'iitrions foiuul v Oingcr Tonic or for a fjilurc lo htlp trcnc DOWNS' ELIXIR.I VcgslaHo Balsamlo LIXIR Thla Yaluablo matlptnn i nnn.1v VA(rtt.l(if I tho dlaeoT.ry of whlch waa tho result otl . - , n..mv, in ordor to diacoT.rl Consnmptlon, Conghs, Colds, Catarrh, Croup, Asthina, Pleurlsy, HoarsDness, Isfiueszs, Splttfag ElcoJ.BrcncMtls, and everv snoclos of ormrnwtnn nfttiM rrli ft" miJ Jmu ii b. In U cata wherntliliLllilr ha X I nrarlably manlfcated, conTlncIng the raott ln 7Zi crodulous that w CONSUMPTION g - ia not Incnrall., If properly attanded to-S OT ConaompUon. at IU conjmencnmenL 1 bot K allght IrrlUUon of tho membran. wblchcoTara E! SRtb. Langs; then an InuanuUon, whan th.C. g congU Ia more oUerraMa, bnt rather drjlthen X Lccumcfl locr.l fiyer and tho pul. tnora fre- " mon. Thls Ellxlrincurlnf tha aLata enm. IplalntJ, operaUXBOMtortiaoT.au morbldl trrltatloiiaancl lntlaiuatlou from th.l Inngstoth.aarlace, and naally eipel thtml Hltuui iuopjB.cui. AViaciuwlcaeipocloraUOD, I It neals tho ulccratea Burfaces I and relleres tho coach and mlfcea tbs lSrMtTi. Hlogaaiy Jt aurporutheBtreogtb and at tbal BMtuoiuuo iwutM iiiQievor, illtlireeiromi tronir ortate and ajtrincent artlclea. vLleb at I oibq aryioff D.uainrt9 aa 10 ioinKrea(UAO(eroil uMirojing iuv iaiini; wnvrcu inii zneaiane I nTr drlea or etopa tha oouth. buL L remov. I BloffthocACiK. goneralljr deitroja tho hectlel before tho couh ls entirily pona. Oonae-I Iquently, wben tbe congn u cnred tho patlent I lawell, fiend addrua for pampbUt glrlngl full lilrectioni for coro of rulmonary dlsoaaca. I l'rico 85 cu., 60 ctK, and 91 jooper bottlo. I 0EIRT, JOniSOI & LOEO, Tropf., BarUotteo.Tt I I DOWNS ELIXIR.I NEW RIGH BL00D1 j'fiMfliu VumaHve lHUa mako NewlClch Tllooil, nnd will compleUly rhango tho bloodln tliocntlrosystcm In thrco months. Anyperson ho will take 1 plll cacli nlglit from 1 to li wecka nayliorestonltoaounil hoalth, If tucha thiug Lo iKHslblo. Hcnt hr mall for 8 lcttcr etamps. J. H. JOHNSON .t CO., llotlon, tlutt., formrrl'J Jlangof, lac, HriCUTO UHUTCn EVEBYWU1R? t? Htl fliiar MacHlno vrr lnvente.1. WU1 knltapiurof toi.tlaea.wilU 11KKI, anj TOU corapl.le, ta SOmlnalfS. It wlllalao knlt a grcat yanetr of fancy HllL 1 1 u lin ilLU LUebrBl l-amliviinil workror uirn l&craiaatwaTs a reaay marae MaclOue C'o.j W W9UhitvB !, IWtS'Pi i FARKEH'S IS' 1 1 I MIDDLEBURY, VT., DECEMBEE 29, Tho IilKlo HtinniiR l'ocl. I.iko a bar of bcntcn gold, I glcam in tho summcr'a atin; I am little, I know, but I thmk I ran thmiv A man that wlll wcigh n ton. I cend out no challcneca bold, I hlow mo no rnuntlDg liorn; llitt foolleli ts lio thnt steppctli on meH iic'ji wisn no naii nccr bcen tiorn. I.lkc tlic flowcr of Ihc flcld, Tam man (ioclh (orth at the brcak oCday, But whcn ho Bliall lccl my gilp on liiyicel, J.IILC UIU BkllUUIU 11U lltllUlll UWII , l For I lirt hlra lilgli up ln llio nir, 1 Wllh hls hccla wlierc hla hcad ougMto bc; Wllh a (iown-conilng crasii he inaVclh llia mash, And I know hc's clcnn gone upon mc I nm ecorncd by llic man wl.o buyB nicj 1 am modcat and quict and mcck ; Tho'my tnlentsarefcw, yct tho work tlilt I !o llas oftcn made tho ccllar tloora eqttct-, l'm a blood-rcd reptiblican hoin, And n nlhillst fcarlcas I bc; Though the hcad wearn crownl lirlngitBprlde down, Ifit ECtlts pioud liccl upon mc. f Burdcllo ln llcccmbcr Harper's. HOW ROMANGE GAME. Wlion GiantUatlicr AcUlnntl dlct,l stooil bceltlc lils bctlsidc. Cousln Xu ilolpli was on -tho ollicr. o wrc qilito filonc, ior tlio nuiso hatl bccn snt nway, nml wo wero very Bnd, for wc lovcil our giaiullallier Ocnrly. We wcro wailinf lo licarEoinclliliig that he liad to Buy to us ; niul al Inst ho spoko. "liuiloliili ," ho eald, "you liavo not formcd auy iiiatriinoiiial cngagcmcnts wilhout my kuowlcdgc, Isnpposc?" "No, sir," niiswt-rcd Ktulolph. "Nor ou, l'"clic'3a V" nkcd my grand fathcr. "Oh, no,'" eaiil I. "I am glail of that," taiil hc, "Now niitloldh, I know you admiro ;our cousiii, and that slie rcfiiccts you, Il WOllld rcjoli't) mo yicully lf you wouli bolli tlilnk ovcr a proposlllon whlch 1 am flbout to ninke to jou. I Ehonld likc to eco jou eii8Rcd lo cach olhcrucfore I dio. 1 liavc lcltlhq propcrty bctwccn you, oud that would' icnnilc it. Still, I would not mako Ihat my molhc. I bclievo yon wcll snilcd (o cach other; wcll conliaslcd in phyaical appearance, with tho qualilics to saliify cach olbcr, I should know that Fclicia had a pro tcctor on whom I could rcly, aml you a wil'o to mako you hnppy. Think it ovcr, antl aiifwcr mo to-morrow." Ncilhcr ot 119 said aiiything, Soon wo wcro sent nway ; but that ovcnilig Kudolph camo to mc. "Fclicia," ho eaid, "do you tliink jou could ptil up willi ine'f'' "Itudolpli," I anhwcred, "cvcn lo plcasc graudpn, I cnn'l mnny n hus- band who don't lovc mc." i ..t.i i...ii..i. ,i ijlt Nobody could hclji il." "And I snpposo roinanco is chlcfly foniid in plays and novcl6," said ! "Iteal lovo nnd fiicndelilpnicwlial pco jilo nctually liavo in liappy iiiarricd lilo." "Oh, as to that, lct us bo loniMilic, tno," eaid Itudolph. "You scc, bcinp cousins, wc'vo ncvcr lliouglit of it; but I ihould bo vcry fjlad if you could mako up your mind, my dcar." So tlio next morning I was sixtcen and Kudolph einl'lccn, rcmcinbcr wc prouiiscd our gvandfallici- lo do as hc wislicd. Wo wcro not lo mnrry uutil I was twcnty aud Kudolph twcnty-two. Mcanwhilo I was to ho undcr tho pro (colion of nn old fricnd, sincc I had no living rclativcs; nnd wo wcro bolh to lake n tour Ibrougli Kuropc, and to proccctl Trilh our cdiicnlion. Wo mado on r grnndfathcr vcry hnppy, and wcpt in cacli ollici's ai-nis whrn lio dicd, Ilowcvcr, my foclins did not altcr to Kndolpii. I liad nlways lovcd him dearly, nnd no tpccinl roinaiurtconnccl cd itsclfwilli him. Only I think n woman always fccls plcased to know Ihat a.liaiulfoinc, ndmirnblo youiig man Is licr vcry own for lifc. Thtis mattcrs wcro nrrangcd whcn wo stnrlcd on our Kuropcan tour in tlio sainu btcamcr, undcr propcrcbnpcr- onagc. TKo did tho cHcs. Wo saw naturo as eccn by other tourisls. Wc lookod at tho picturcs; hcard tho music; vi8ltcd tho librarics. Wo wero by no mcans always logcthcr, aud It chanccd that In Komo I was introduccd lo a geutleman, a young fricnd of my chnp- oron'8, who v as very courlcous lo me, nnd oilcrcd us bis escort whencvcr it was nceded. llo was a yotttit' ecnlptor, rlcli, and Italian by birlli, by namo Glovnnni Monaldinl, but very, vcry liandsomo Whcn I had known him a little white Komo bcgan to have a wondroua charm for mo. Placcs I carod nothing for at nrst wero invceted wllh a kIo mour of roninnce. I spent days in the g&Ucrics with him, my chapcron aslcop in a chalr ncar by. Kudolph dcclarcd l.imself sick of higharc. llo spent moslofhis tlmo nt tbo liouso of tho falhcr of a school fricnd of hie, whom lio had mct by clmnco a follow who always had n good cigar and plcnty of music. Music was ftti- doiph'8 funcy just then. ilow caaiiy wo snp into placcs wo would uever enlor willinglyl Ono morning I awoko Iu my littlo ltoman bcd, undcr n paintcd cellin?, and with the light falllug upon mo througli slninetl glass wlndow, and 6uddcnly rccogi)Izcd tho Iruth. Tho romanco that had tiot como (o mo with my cugagcment to my cousln had como witli my acquainlanco with Olovanni. I loved my cousiu; but was ln love with tho sculnlor, and ho with tno. Oh, tho biltor ebamo I foltl llio dccp contrition I I conld only say to mysclf, "I conld not liclp it ;" and then cryi "wcak, wickod creaturo, how daro you say that?" And then I knolt down and nravcd for holp, and it sccmed to M Ihat I might pray bctlcr in tho dlm old cnil.cdrnl so nt nr us; nnd drcsslng tny- BClf rastily, I glidcd out at tho door, tcllitiji no ono whero 1 wns golng. Thcro wcro few iu tho church nt that cnrly lourj bnt ovcn as 1 ctircescd my own gtiof I noiiccd anolhcr mora sad tho ti I. A young Knglishiookinggirl n vcry violct nf n creaturo drcssed ln inourninj?, and witli a tenr slalncd taco. Sho knclt bcforo a ccrtniu shrlnc, lild- ing her oycs wlth hcr hnnds, and thon etarted np. Thcro wns n sirnngo look ln hcr eycs. I felt thnt 1 rcnd ils mcanirg. Sho iutendcd to dcstroy licrself. "Tlo victitn of eomo wickcd dccciv- cr," I thought to mysclf. "But sho shalJ not sho shnll not. I will follow hcr and eavo hcr;" and whcn, in a mo ment or two, sho slippcd out of tho clitircb, I was at lisr IiccIj. Sho turned, as I cspcctcd, inio tho Stratla ilillipelta, whlch lcads stralglit (o llio banks of tbo Tiber, and at last sho stood closo to its edgc, in tlio shcl tcr of nn old wall, makinguphcr mind, as I saw, to tho awful plungo sbo had coiilcniplatcd. Then I wcnt closo to her and caught hcr by hcr drcss, and sald softly: "Stopl I know whatyon aro golng lo do. You nro wrong,wlialevcr (roubles vou havo. I havo followcd youlo kecp you frora tho river." Tho girl turned sharply and lookcd at me. "Whatdo you know about me?" sho aekcd. "Only what I saw in Iho eald I. "Is 11 eo plainly writtcn in churoh, my faco that a strangcr cau eco it ?" "Then, indced, tho water is sho cricd tho placo lor tno no ollicr I" I held hcr tightcr. '.How do you know what comcs af ter?" I criod- "aficr Ihis lifc? Worso tban shame.-perhaps." "Shnmcl" sho eald. "Ohl how daro you 1 Do you think I im a young per son who has no rcspect fot ncrself?" 'Tooplo always Ihlnk Ihat ol glrls who drown themeclves," I answcrcd. "Don't tliink it of mo," sho said. "I am only foolhh. Fcrhaps you camo thcro lo tho cathcdral lo pray becauso yon wero ssdV" "Ycs," I said. "You know about mo becauso your own bcnrt loltl you," sho said. "Yon'vc bccn ;ood nnrl klnd lo lollow mc. I Ihink 111 lellyou-nll but Iho nnmes "l'm n governess, poor ns n mousc. I camo bcro with a ricli family, nnd n fricnd of tho son's ho vlfilcd thcm 111" S SylLllUHI C.I(.'U1UI.', yt'u.i, .mc, nerfect, benutiful; but ho likcd little mo. And I uscd to slng lo him I nm quito ono of Iho family and I grcw lo lovo him; and yeslerday, nttwillght, ho walkcd on tho hills willi mc. Sud denly ho (old mo how hc lovcd mo, and how ho ahould novor bo hnppy, for hc was cngaged to a girl whom ho niiist marry. " 'Liltlo Violct,' lio said, 'I ask.notb. ing of lifo bnt llio riglil to lovo you and proicct you, nnu inai i cannoi navo lor honor's sake.' And ho told mo how eood sho was, and liandsomo; and uothing, nothing to him bcsldo liltlo mo So all night I lay awakc, and I mado up my mind to kill mysclf this morning. Now you know all. Lifo is uothing to mo if Kudolph is lost- mar- ricd to that girl 1 Kudolph, who cricd wlicn wo pnrted. Ihongh ho was n manl" "Kudolph I" cricd I. "Iltisli I'' sho cricd. "I did not mcan to say that." "Kudolph Ackland?" I conllnued "I novcr told you," said slie. "No," said I. "I am a forlnnc-tcllcr Violct, look Inlo my cycs. Ilclicvo mo I kuow. Thcro is no nccd of drown ing youreolf. That girl will not marry Kudolph Ackland. Sho lovcs somc ono olso beller. Sho lcels frco lo mnrry him now. Sho knows that Kudolph's hcart will not bo brokon. Go liomo. Kudolpli wlll como (o you " H'liat do you mean?" askcd tho girl, Aro you a torlnne-tcller? I beliovo you are that that girl hcrsclf, Wo will mako no confcssions," said I. "Klss mo and go bome." Sho put her llps to mino. And tbcn we wcnt togcthcr up tho Strada, and I wcnt bome. On Iho way I met Gio- vannl. My hcart bcat blgh with Joy- hlghcr yet when wo partcd, for wo had pledged our failb to cach other. My chaperou and consin Kudolph wcro brcakfasting togcthcr, Kudolph waspalo; ho sald nothing. My cbapo. ron ecoldcd mo. But when sho lett us for a moment I said to him "Cousin, cheer up. Let us Ihauk llcavon wo woro only cngaged; not married. I think you had bctlcr go and sce Violet thls morning, 1 am go Ing to tho Vatlcan wllh Glovanni, We mako cxcellent cousins. Let us rclaln that rolatlou only. Our romanco has como to us otborwlso than wo hoped I think such is man that ho was hurt and angry with mo, but ho went to Violct, and eho is his wifo to-day, aud I GloTaunl's. And tho seas roll botweon our homcs, for I havo uovor lcft Komo and ho trausplautcd lils Vlolot to Amerlca. f Mary Kyle Dallas Becauso tho Presideut wont to Iugcr- soll to borrow a rccl, tho last timo ho wcnt aillshlug. tho imprcsslon got abroad that ho had gono to Bob for osls, Yonkors Gazetto. Thal'a n rcel good ono. Snnday Mirror. xoit fel- lows wlll cet llaxed lf you spln much moro of that yarn. N. J. Euterprise Wo bob np serenely. Chafl. You tow l tho lino and we'll hook on, Er. 1882. THE riELD 0F ICE. An Exclllng Story of ArctlcAdTcnlnrc. Julcs Vcrno ln Hrooklyn Kagle. 'Wo aro now ln bngitudo ono liuu- dred and twcnty dcgrccs iiflccn min- itlcs, and lalitudo cighty- thrco dcgrccs thlrty-nvo mlnntcs," said tho doctor. "Ycs," sald tho captain. Wo liavo yct eoventy thousnnd clght hundrcd nnd flfty-two milcs, twenty ynrds, fiflccn fcct nnd niiio inchcs of lco to cross boforo wo rcach our ship,' said tho dnctor. In that cnso, it is timo wo wcro ofl," said Ilnttcras. Wo havo lclt from tho cxplosion two tbousaud jiounds of roast turkoy, fourtecn kcgs of bakcd bcans and clcv- on galions of appiejack," sniiVlho boat swain. "Pack 'cm on the elcdgo at onco," sald tlio captain. "And how long wlll our provisions liold out?" askcd tho doctor. "Tho npplcjack wlllprobably inst un- tll lnoriiing,'; said tho Amcrican. And nltor that?" Wo sliall havo to scnd to Now Jcrsoy for moro." But how?" 'Lcavo that to mo," said tho Amcrl can. How ls tlio tompcratnro?" nsked tho captain. "Ono hundrcd and ton bolow zcro." "Good. Ilaud mo my car muil. Aro wo rcady?" Wo aro," sald hls conipanlons. nA . 1 1 . I t 1 1. . ! .. IUU UUllUi U11UU 111U UUUkUlll, cxccutiitg a song and dance and kict ing an I'olar bcar oll an icebcrg. To Iho north I" shoutcd his compan ions. ClIAlTEIl SECOND. "All is not yct lost," saia tho cap- taln. "I havo just lakcn an obscrva' tion. Wo havo yct a fow thousand milcs to go. Shall wo push on, gentlc' men?" "Tl'o shall," cricd his companions. "Wo nns down to tho last drlnk," sighcd tho Amcrican. "But I havo lelephoncd lo Jerscy City for a frcsh supply. lfitnrrivcs on timo wo nro savcd. Thcro ls not cold onongb in tho Arclic rcglons to stand up against Jcrscy City whlsky." Wo havo noj, catcn anytliing ior scvcn wccke," Baid tho doctor. 'But tlmll wc I ti in back for liillcs?'' askcd Ilalleras. "Doctor, you mnst havo a plan. lla? yjnr ecicnco gono back on vou al this criticat moraenl?" Oivo nn Iwo weeks iu whlch to Ihink ovcr our situation," saii' bo .in..inr. Ronlino' liimsclf on a cako olTco and l'ulllng inlo h brown study "Kcarl" said tho boatswaln " H'licrc?" askcd Iho captain, cxcitcd "Thp.y havo bccn at our liccls for the last two months," said tho boatswniu. "Tho npplcjack," said tho doctor. "Mngniliccut I" eaid Ihc captain. "Our ship and thcy aro at our mcrcy, said the boatswain. "Savcd 1" sald hls companions. CiMrTKK Tinnn. "Wo havo now occuplcd this scoopcd out icebcrg for thrco years," said Iho doctor. "And thcro lias bccn a monotony about our cr.latcnco wtncli uocs not agreo wlth my lovo of excltcmont," sald tho Amcrican. "You forget tho wliisi," saia Iho cap tain You know I always prcfcr pokor,' said tlio Amcrican. "It is slmply a nallonal prcjudicc, said tho captain "(icntlcmen, you wlll not quarrol wllh tho lcmpcraturo two hundrcd bc low zcro," eald Iho doctor. "Kemem bcrwoaronow bnt thrco thousand milcs from llio Polo. Savo your broath for our flnal ctlort." "Wo will," said tlio captain, shaking tlio hnnd of Ihe Amcricnn and sctting up Iho blubbcr oil for tho crowd. CiUPTKn Fourth. "Wc sccm tobo drifllng into a seeth- Ing whirlpool," said the captain. "Yes, lf wo kcop on this courso flvo miuutcs longcr wo shall probably oll be lost." sald tho doctor. "Let us take an obscrvation," and howentforward with lils instrumont whllo tbo frall boat iD whlch thoy wore salllng whlrlod around at tho rate of two thousand revolutlons a mlnuto, and then suddenlyshot out at r, ht anglcaag thouf;h flrea from a hun- drcd tou gun. "A narrow cscapo," said tho doctor, quictly pocketlng hls glass and ventur- Ing aft. "How long Is it sinco wo lost the Amcrican ovcrboard?" askod tho boat- swain. "About four months," said tho doc - tor. "Wo aro now closo upon tho Pole," sald Hattoras. "As ncar as I cau mako out that must bo it over thcro," sald tho doctor. "You aro right," Baid tho caplaln 'To Euglatid shall botong Iho glory of its dlscovcry," "But It has a strango look," sald tbo doctor, gazlng Ibrougli hls glass. 'Porhapslt's the fault oftho Polar Soa 'atmospboro." "It ls covcrcd wlth etrlpes," crlod 'ho captain, pulllng hls h&lr and leapiug nshoro ns tho boat grounded upon tho bcach. "(Janltbo Ihat dastardly Yankeo has" "Shavogentlcmcii?"askedthe Amerl. can slcppiug out ot hls ibarber shop n tho baso of tho Norih Polo. "He has," yelicd tho Engliih captain, a ho proccoded williont dclay to go lnsanc. 1 t, S! NO BQ. At AdTCtlslng Rntcs. A timld, but rcally rnthcr pretty young man, camo stcpping softly into tho Ilawk.cyo sanctum yeslerday after noon, whcn ndbody was in but thoad- vcrtislng solicitor, who was writing a half column puH of Slab""& Ileadstono's new ,marblo sliop. Tho young man took oll his hat and said: "Good morn ing," nnd tho adverlltlng mnn ennrled What is poetry worlb?" nskcd tho timld but pretty young mnn. Four cenls a lino, eaid Iho advertis- ing man, promplly and rnlher tcnderly ; and yon can't do bctlcr anywhero in Amcricn. Tho advantagcs wo oflcr for the publicatlon ot poctry aro unsurpass' od on citlicr eldo of llio Mississippi Our circnlation, slanding in flvc llgurcs llio llrst ycar, has stcadiiy incrcascd thrco times an hour ovcry eiucc, nnd poctry publiehcd In this papcr is plac cd in Iho hnitds of 1 .0,000 fnmilies bc foro night. How much liavo you?" "l'criiaps, " eaid tlio lnnitl young man, faliiy rccllng with delight, 'll! a littlo too long." "Mnkcs no dlflorcnco," said the ad. man bcamlng upon him kindly; wo'll put It ln if wo havo lo iesno a supplo- mcnt. And evcrythiug ovor 3000 lincs goes at thirty-flvoccnts." Tho timld yonng man lookcd disap- pointcd. "It isn't so much Iheu," hc eaid, "whou It is vcry loug?" "JNOver," rcpllca tlio ad. man, miignnnimotuly. "Novor; lcss roora, moro pay; that's tho way you make your livlng. Got your copy with you?" "Ycs, sir," rcplled tho young man joyfully; "would you llko to rcad it, sir, or shall I rcad it?" "No, I don't caro to read it just now Sit down and wo'll count it." So thcy 6at down nnd counted it. "My hcart, my heart in throbbing uumbers tells," rcad tho nd. man. "Heart medicino, young man?" lio nsk- cd in tho patronlzing way of a man who knows overythlng. "No, sir," repllcd tbo young man in amazcd tones, whllo tho ad. man count ed away for dear lifc. "No, 6ir;a rhapaody, sir." "Oh, ycs; ycs, ofcourso," sald tbo ad. man, iu rcassuring tonca. "Hun drcd nine, hun ton, huu 'lcveu coursc, hun iourtcen-hain't dono much in rhapsodles sinco Helmbold failed hund twenty-thrco cood thincrs thongh, wo took a gross of 'cm last epring on Pad & hotion's column linntl for'-two- nnd I wcro oro mysclf two wecks and it mado almndflft'-Xour , ofmc. Ono hundrcd and sixty- , . . i , nnu vu-ii tiiiuu in a four lino hcad won't count tlieodd halt lino-SG5.20; eall it an cvcn SG5 cash down. Just slcp to tho busincss oilice aud I'll givo you n rcccini." Wo don't kuow what happcucd ini mcdialcly aflcr Ihat. Wo only know that whcn tho footman opcncd the door of tho carriago (o lct ns out at Iho marblo stcps of tho Hawkoyc oilice, the nd. man was leanititr on tho honvi- bronzo balnslintle?, gnzing woiuler ingiy ni ino ngurc oi a young ma:i walklng unslcadily down (ho strcet. bolding a llntteriug mannscript inono hand, nnd In tho other clasping his palliil brow. lon may tako my double-column head for n football, sir," rcepcctfully raising hls hat and standlng nncovcrcd aswe asceudcd ono broad stairwav u inai young iciiow foing ilown tho slrect thcro isn't a thrco-squaro lunallc from Orazyvillo. Wnuled mc to pay him SC5 for a long.rhyming pulT without a lino of bnisinessin it, mi1 How Lntllcs Slioes are Mnilc. "It is a fact that in ladios' fino eho cs Now York snrpasses Londou, and cvcn Paris," an cxpcrt in ono of Iho leadiug Broadway storcs sald. "Tho long, slim fcot of Amerlcan womcn loso noll ing by comparisou with thoso of tho hlgh-born womcn of Europo. Onr woman havo pretty feet, and thcy liko to sco thrmselvcs wcll shod rcgardlces of tho cost. Just look at thnt rldlng boot, mado to ilt llko a gloro to tho kncc, a model of oleganco and durablll ty. How dainty is tho satin slippcr, wlth tho Louls XV hoel which adds Un luch and throe-quartcrs to tho stnt uro of tbo wearcr, and makcs a numbcr four slippcr look liko a uumber onol That hcel is constructed on tho samo eclontiflc princlples as the lcaniug tow' erofPisa. So long as the contcr of gravity falls anywhero witbln tho heol and not on tho Instep it is all right I Women'B flno shoes in this conntrv havo abont rcachcd pcrfection. Al thongh wo do a largo busincss wo do lnot havo an establiehment wlierc ull the work ln makinir a ehoo is donc Wo cut out tho upper and liniugs and tho kkli, and tio thcm all togcthcr, aud thoy aro then sent to tho flttcrs. Cul tcrs rccelvo from $18 to $30 a wcck Tlio flttcrs cmploy twenty or thirty girls, nccording to tho slzo of tho cstab llthment. Ono paslcs, nnollior turns iu tho kld around tho cdgcs, anolhcr scws tbo linlngs, anothur sows tho ouUIdcs anolhcr works the buttonholcs, and flually, tho opcrator on tho machluo sows tlio wholo togcthcr. Tlio girls' wagca vary from ? to $15 a wcck Tho uppors aro then hronght back to tbo shocmakors with tho lcathcr for tho shoes and heolo. Thcso mon usnally work togothcr in largo shops, whlch tbey blro ou Bllalcs A rcat staman. 'iiiorouonomanin New Ilampehlro so slalwart tlmt iio won't cven loH hls door. Hoslon I lost. O s. ' HUMOKOTJfl. Tho bllnd fiddlor: Jc6s-"Its a .wpii dor hoo ho caii ecd tao do'l, nnd him slono blln'I" .Tock "Ho dlnnn nced tao pc'I, lnpsj.-ilo licars ,wllh hls fliigersl'i Lmiili'ii Pniirli. iloy: "Whal Is un iuunoulutil, papa?" uii: "An lcouoclast is ono wln, lf ho wcro blown lo picccs by uynamilc, would kick becauso ho could not stand round aud rcjoico ovcr tho wreck." Boslon Star. A Canadiau mlnlslcr who lound a punched half dollar in tho conlribntion uox pniiosopnicaiiy sam to iiis congro- gotlon: "Lct us bo thankful Ibat tho good brothcr had this sllvcr coln willi a holo in it, for othcrwlso ho mlstht havo glvcn only a cent." "Littlo girl, do you kuow whoso honse this is?" askcd a solemn-looking old man of a bright child scalcd on tho church slcps. "Ycs, sir; U's God's, but ho ain't in," elic addcd, as tho old gonllcman was about to walk up tho stcps, "and his ogcnt's gono to Europe." Er. A Toronto lady iu hurrylng lo church took from hcr dark closet what sho thought to bo hcr dolman, Sho hiing tho garmcnt ovcr hcr arm, and did not discovcr until sho had thrown it ovcr tho back of tho pow in front of hcr ln church that sho had brought by mlstnko a pair of hcr husband's trousers. Hundrcds of tbousands of ir.cn dio annually from slrong drink. Kansns Prohlbltlonist. Wo novcr undcrtakc lo criticieo nny otbcr cditor, but wo do not bcliov tLat nny man can dic annual ly. Annually mcans cvery year, and no man can dio ovcryycar for any grcnt lcngthof timo, unlcss hc has a grcmt dcal of practlco and cxpcricuco at tho busincss. Tcxas Siftings. Timo to dio: A Kcspcctablo Cow onco approached a Butcher wlth thu 4 Kcmark: "Will you Kindly knock mo in tho Hcad, for nlrcady havo I Llvcd too long." "And why," askcd ihc Butoher in Amazcmont, "Do you desiro to Pcrish?" "Becauso," repllcd tho Conscicuco Smittcn Cow with a blnsli. I am Ovcrwhclmcd by tho Awfnl Thought that I am a Boss." Deiivcr Tribuno. Ho was a paltcrn Amcrican lmmoi ist, though only n backwoods pollliciau, who rose in tbo Arizona Lcgislnturo during tbe discussion of a bill to etock tho strcams of that rcglon of pcrpetual drought with fisb, nnd solcranly pro poscd nn amcndmcnt approprlatiug 6ufficicnt ftinds to provido cach ilth with a cantccn in which to carry water. Ono day toward nightfnlj, nnd in un- ccrtain light, a man bougbt au overcoat ofprctcudcd pium color. The uexi morning it proved lo bo of'a quilo loo iinmistakablo green. Kcturning il lo Iho shopkccpcr that worlhy rcgaukd the buyer calmly nnd said: "You timt havo a littlo paticnco with II, my dear Ir, it isn't ripo yct." Sho swcarcd: "Do you kuow the na turo of anflath?'' askcd a Jiulgo of a colorcd woman. "Ycs, eah; I rcckon I flocs." " You kuotv, thuii, what It U to swcar?" "Ycs, sah; I rcckon 1 docs." "Ilold up your hand and swcar." Sho held up hcr hand nnd rippcd out an oath which alino.-t took Iho Judgo's brcath. "I will scnd you to jail for this, you miscrablo crcatuiv." 'For what, Jcdge?" "For usiug pio- fano langnago in this court rooni."' "I doesn't know what yon mcan by 'f.tnc langnago. 1 cr told mo tcr swnr an' I swnr'd. Wiuto ioiks gutnr so nigu up it gins a niggcr a crick in tuo naik lor look up at 'cm. I'so gwlno ter lcavo dis town, 'caso I wasn't borned iu Ar- Uansaw, no how."- TArkaiisaw Travcl- ler. Chnrlc8 Dickcns had a very uood story about tho early Cays of a lonown- cd mourning cstablishmcnt. Ho wont thcro ono day about somo mourning, aud was uehcrcd into a room whcro sal a ehopmau willi an nttcnOnnt in woc strickcn habilimcnts, wliogronncd onl: A falhcr, .a motlicr, jieiliaps n wifo." 'Oh, no." said Dlckcns, "onlv n dlc- tant rclalivcl" havo mado a mislako; 11m is tho chambcrof agonizing woc. Jhhn, toll tho licll aud ehow tho gontleman inlo tho light allllction dcpartracnt." "Hniuoto be n lansiilt." Wo wcro eitting on llio hotol slcpJ nt Franklin, Tenn., whon a colorcd inan camo up and askcd tho timo of day. A geiitlcinan, whom ovorybody addrcssert as Maor, gavo Iho hour and nddcd : 'Say, Moscs, I want n good, sloul man to movo somo fonclng for me. I'il givo yon a dollar to como up and work for mo to-morrow." 'Couldn't do it, eah, I'zo got to tend dnt Pctcrs lawsuit to-morrer." "Well.uoxtday." "Next day do old man Brown has his lawsuit." "Thon say Thursday." "Couldn't do it, sah. Dat'a do day Mrs. Slmpson am to bo triod fur frowit.' an ax at Elder Barrow." " Jl'cll, will yon agreo to bo on hand Friday?" "No, sah. On Friday I'zo gwiuo scbcii milcs out to 'tcnd n lawsuit belo' Squai' Mnrsball." "Can you como Salurday?" "Kcckon not, Major. Moro'n likoly do Taylor liog-killiu' caso will como ofl Saturday." "Sco hcrc, Mosc9," sald tho Major us ho dropped hls t cet andlcancdforward, "can you sparo mo any ono day noxt wcck?" "Can't promiso fur sarlin, sah, kaso soinoof dcso lawsuits may bo dlsjonru cd obcr, you know." Ho was only a fair samplc of tho raco. Next day, ns I rodo out on tho Spring fleld plko, I mot fivo slaahlnsr fellows walking at ngalt of elx milcs au hour. After dlvidlng n plug of lobacro amoug thcm I askcd : "Golng to town?" "Ycs, sah." "Clrcus comlng ln lotlay?" "Kcckou not, sah, but dar's gwlno to boa lawsuit, an' wo's pujhlu right long fur front scats." M. Quad.