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rn a- ship or der ams. "hen nilen! iles the sleeping town In Its profoundest rest. Th-re ls a ship raaMS sailing down fpon the .liver's breast While winged as tba' enchanted iw_n, sh,* sa: let h ih'ongh Ito night. And purple grows th* gb,oin Ul on dh* magie ol her flight. Th" Lai-rue she l,r*a,-s nn mortal name, N'o Crew ol mortal mould. Cl*,-* s* ship of l**ng and flame, Ol cellar wood and goldi Sh? |. ih* shit* that Tinner BBSW du th * enchanted seas. She floats far Isle* "f M SH through, And isles ol iii'Tiiu.'es And she ls mist'-alli* fraught vt,th .bs ams p membered bing. That drib on all th* Cd-s ol thought And all the seas of long. (she bath ITtysSm kg her helm, .Vs In Ito olden time ; Thli ihln of a d.vlii'-r realm, And ot a fairer clime. A GOLDEN SILENCE. UV JOHN" BTBAHOK W1MTBB. L Tn n small mom. sra utile furnished as a bed room, in lin- Residency of Munapore, n- lit t lo girl of twelve yean, old or bo wns sitting in a rocking chair, with a fun In one hand and a very dry ami unpalatable-looking Idscnit In the other. She vvns a etriltinir-looliini* child, very pule and pinched In the face, with black hair the color ol n mveirs wing, cut close to her shui>eC- head and parted on one side like a boy's, lier eyes Mem dark, and made her perhaps took more wan than if they had been blue or gray Her muslin gown lind once beeu while, uud was full and had many flounces or little frills on tho skirt thereof, eaeh edgell with tine Ince?but it wns very dingy in color now, and had nnruistakiibly been washed by nu ama tim la the laundry art. Her white .tock? ing- had shared thc same .ute ns the frock, but her shoes were tidy and good. 'Ihe child's whole nir was languid and I1stb--s; twice or three times she wc.nhl wave the lan 1*' nnd fm, then take a nibble nt ihe dry biscuit?a nibble which hud no feign of apia-tite nix.ut it then she would pul up on.* foot or the other and look nt fhe toe of the Inly shoe or at Hie poor little s'n'k of an ankle in the dingy stocking, then lbs weald wave the fan again and turn her wistful B~M apsa tbs Igam of a lady standing at the table, the figure of her motber, lhat is to say. There was not much siniikirity between mother nnd child?in fact, the six mi nt hs old infant, in the neabul lilfldll bj tin* t.Tbl, utis the living Image of her uiother, as the alder child was of her gallant father. Mr> Marci?Beat wrns tall and slight and very fragile in appearance, had pretty soft gray eyes nnd bright brown hair timi wns sc indy darker than gi-ld-n timi was yet distinctly brown. N**r Brag aha so lille ns the child in the rocking, hair; but her gown, which wns ol a pinkish tint, was Very diugy and shabby. Agnin and again did the child's big dirk eyes tum upon her, watching her as she trashed out s un- gtvwscnio bandages so stained with bleed that the water In the basin was dyed crimson from them?stopping every minute or so t*, drive away A Hy from the steeping but restless baby in the madia, ra to iou a lew breathe el au* to still it us it t> ned in and fro. '" (?'n: Mamie dear," the girl broke out ai teat. " I du w lab you'd let nra do something to help you." " I'm so nfrnid nf vour tainting again, Toltic," lin. Marchmont answered. ?? 1 shouldn't feel half sn ill if I had something BBjthiag tu dn," 'lottie pemteted. "You know. I??Ute, you've always s.,id no human being could du two things ut oik-c properlyi and then von ar*' jrearmlf trying to wash thom nactj bandages and keep th*- flies nil baby at ihe semi- time. Couldn't 1 beea ibe flies nil bab**, at Isaaif" ? iee might du that," rel nun (1 her mother, still nesjtiit ,i,ely. "only you know what. l>r. Poi mid, ll.nt you tren not to exert y* him ll in uny way until the attach had quite pasted off." " I needn't exert myself,-1 pleaded Tonie. " You enid move the cradle close up here, and just fanning h?-r a t?it wouldn't hurt nie; it would iud baked, Mamie.*1 Thus penaad-rd, Mrs. Ilarehmoni moved the chair on which thc cradle Mood * I *? to the reek ing-cliiiii* in which Tattle lap, and then she bent down uml kivseii the child H-ndi-ily. " Don't over-tire yourself, my dcurie," sin said fondly. " We must be carelul ol you, you know, for ft little while." "All right?I'll he card ul. Mamie," rctum-d Tottie, waving the fan to and Ito and attacking the dry biscuit with new vigor. Bili, it was hurd work for her little fever-wasted fnun-. in that close mein wit inuit tia- luxury, ai more truly necessity, of punkahs to which she had Wen iieciistclued during the whale of brr life?fur it was in the hot month of .lune, in tin* year ISaT. Outside the itesidt ney a lure** Indian sun shone down upon the city ami tertian of lleenapon. Fate-tat, did I say? Well, yes, it was a fortress, nlthuiigli it had never been planed lor any su* h puri-sjoe; in truth, a forms*, consisting of the Baste?Bi v, tin- 1-iiglish Church, and the hospital three tellly inbstaiiti.il i?n,ne i,ml,hugs, each stand? ing in an enclosure el compound of its own. And now they had become ft fortress?such a one us Wanbi Beam have stood au lunn* against the altock of tiny foes mme valiant than them who, by the loree of overwhelming numbera, 'lur? ing tin- Miunuer of '5 7 lani waste the great.-r part of tbe Indian cont nu nt by lire and sword, ami put to a miserable and i*.nun, lui diath hundreds and bandieda af d. lieut iy-nend European awaken and children, when tbey hated b, muss they were Christ nins. Mini limul,led to Ihe dust beCBBBC tbey had while team inst,-Md ol black. It was toward the end of the month, ami ni re;.dy thc little garrison ol Meena pan bail beea uiiiU-r a close siege lor nearly three v eeks?a siege l?ii * lose indeed that the rebels outside the wretched mud wall.*, and stakes and baillie lita of the im? provised fettrem could, and afteB did. |>ass jeer? ing r. murks mid gibe, nnd sneers te them sepoys aud i.aiives who had been faithful to theil trust und still stood by the F-jingbeee in their hour of lived. At all times Meenapore was au excessively hot place, and anything bul healthy ut this season ol the year; indeed, us a matter ol luct, fioui May to Oetehee there win- usually no turojieun women ol children uf any grade hit in the station. Hut now, in spue of the excessive eud over POWIS lag heat, one and all had to make life as endurable us was possible without thom luxuries tn which they had been us* d. Jr'or all stood <u lbs mam level now; Um wives of colmiel and privates shared ulike the work of nursing nnd cooking and washing one with another, just as S?teen and men had forgotten all distinctions, and did each the work lhat his st rength allowed, stand? ing shoulder to shoulder, men nnd brothers, againsl one cou.m.m foe. And oh, what a life it was! Over n hundred and lifty men besides the wemen und children, ul whom there Were about s.v?*_ty, cooped up it thrve buildings, which any om ol them would hat! declared less than lliree month- below could not possibly hate held a third of that number. Fool va* scarce and of the |>oorest quality, and wai amend eal in lbs ssaattaal of rations, so that Um evil day, when they would be forced to N?teed *1 to th- (T,*-my, might be put oil as long us possible Water BBS not plentiful nor ) ct good, limn wer* to bateaem lo kill tba animals which still eked oul u starving existence on tl..* course grass of tin church compound, and if tLa-re had beeu, there wtr> im c oks to dress the neal. Th* re wen ii" washer men. and no servuiiis to keep the punkahs going iiur y,-t. willi one ex** pt ion, any ayahs etea ti -wash and attend to the children. It was an awful life, lor this work all fell upor lbs Efllopsaa women ol every grade, they who ep to ihHt time, ned teaed life la tbe shining East only endurable by the help of bindi luxuries us hui few have oj desu,. tu have lu their own BBB?llj. They were all limn', every ??hc of tlie womel of that devota-d band, y<-1 without a doubt llst br;.vest waana in tba gsntesa ww the colon, li wife. Mrs. Marchmont: Stie was not pertieulsrlj strang, aad sin- imi! Bat had tbe adtaatagi of waa) is g. n tally * ad-da" douMfltiea! tdedaeatiea;" sh lia l inver beea mpeeteHy handy willi her Angers un*! knew no pion- how to make h pudding thai sb.* km w bovCio make (.reek tire. She had beet tvv Itt yean, in Inn a. e* d ???. a rub* hud lived ni iii.ic'.rc. luxuriem life, lying most of her dav BBOB a Soda, and driving oat iii thc coni of th ave?teg to listen te Ito I nnd or chat willi iii ,,; i uniies of tbs garriaoa But vib-n the Hrribb- mutiny of bi bridie aa a. Meerai, and biased from eas end af India te tl) other, Mr* Mun bm*,nt rawmd harnell from he ii: ti rm in* ?'!"! lbs and tba husband who aden bet tbal hi* will wns made of the right tstnlt, hu ihut a knave Bngttebwaaaaa is gells .is seaa-le * endurance as a gallant h.iglislimnn may be. Fro] the hoiii that the mini wall was thrown up al* ii the cu.nis,und of Ihe itesnh ney an I the last tim , v. rc driven in in tin- mme ol strengthening . nothing /?cowed tn seam am.st, io her banda, un without a doubt she put her whole heart into orerys thing that she found to do. I do not mean to say thnt she became hil at once a first-rate cook who could have set up cooking cliu-ses for young ladies at South Kensington, and sent them home to poison long-suffering fathers ?with preserved ginger made out of lettuce stalks or apricot jam made chiefly (Sf vegetable-marrows. I do not say for one m..n..-nt that M a laundress she would have kept the washing of any respect? able middle class family in any part of l-ondon after the first trial: nor do I believe for n moment that they would have taken her in at St. John's House, or any similar institution, and have chosen her to take charge of the most critical cas?s which called for help from them, without the regular hospital training; but I do say that many was Ihe jaded palate to whieh Mrs. Mnrchmont's arrowroot or beef tea came like food for the gods, many was the wound to which she brought bandages that, were cool and fresh, many the fevered and weary pillow she soothed, nnd many the fevcr-cheked child thnt she fanned to sleep. In Ibis world everything goes by comparison, and to the sud little w-orld of Meenapore Mrs. Marchmont appeared Very often in the guise of an angel. II. Several dayl had gone by. Hour by hour the anxious watchers kept a strict look-eut for the re? inforcement's which they believed to be slimly on the road to Iheir succor. Hour by hour all ears wen- strained to catch, amid the crack of musketry end the din of the enemy's fortunntt-ly poor and ill-miinned artillery, the sound of tlie Scottish bag pities or English cheers. Yet they came not, and the siege was not rais-d. Still thc men of the little gani*,ni wen da.Hit? less in their determination tn Bgbl to their very last brenth. and to guard the tender worn-n nnd helpless children who were their nearest and (bar? est, ns long ns they could keep a defence of any kind standing between them and tin* enemy. And to this end every man who was well enough tn Hand upon his feet and use his hands, gavo bis time and strength light willingly to working at Ihe tr,neb which they dug within the walls und barri? cades of which their fortress consisted. How they dug! Ay, dug for dear life nnd the lives of those wiio were dearer to them than life it-self. And then there came un evil day when lt wns advisable that all but the invalids should be pit on shorter rations, and that the water should he dealt out even moro sparingly ! An evil, evil day ; j for those whom a full allow.,nee of food and water might have kept in comparative health ami strength, were weakened lind brought so low ms to be in no eondi', on to nie* ihe yet more deadly i fn,- that was fast stealing upon them, a fne wh.'cfa had no need lo work mines under their feet, nor , to make attacks upon their barricades, u foe wlmm ' no trenches could keep at hay. the foe which wns evan more merciless than the insurgents, ami which I was called?Cholera. The number of soul, in the little gnrvi-on wns ] I binned rapidly aft r this?the dis ase worked so persistently and with such deadly resales; for mt only were the weakly nnd the niling taken, but thom wlio seemed the best able to withstand its ravages fell victims umong the first. Tr. short, thor* were eight or ten (leiths every day, nnd tbs difficulty of giving pro|K-r burial to those who were gOBS add* I lu a terrible way to tin* distresses ami dangers nf thom who were left. Very early after the outbreak the Marchmont bnby dn-d after a few ho.irs' il Iih>- ; and then the (ni.in> i and ins wil*- watched tie ir remaining child. Til ie, in an agony of apprehension, dr* liding evin* day, ray, evett hour, tc sin the sitrns nf ibm f;ital Mm plain! against which they knew she would have no streiiglh 1*. Bght lit, strange to my, nltbougb si mug nnd seeiiiin.lv healthy men tran telbag mi .ill sub-s. 1 < i-.- to-day ami gone t<>. morrow nisi bending th, ir In ads at the tirst touch of lhat dread Ininti and civinc np their lives with? out a struggle, ihe delicate fever-weakened little gitl lived m in sa lei \ un I the choien passed her by. IVrlnps it was because such luxuries nnd medicines us were nt her pennis1 remmand were nil hiv is!,,.,| ujMin her, perhaps shs vhs spared that she might prove ?<? thom win, wen oder and sti mir* ,- Can she I1.it n the I'el^n of Terror of 1*4,7 then waa nut wanting ene iittl*- weakly English girl who could show ihe wi.nh- world that th*- spirit had not died ont which carried Hail maidens into the Unman amphitheatres to meet wiih unflinching eoonge a cruel and lingering (bail, f- t Christ's su,tO-the spirit which led their m-:iis of a leter day to suiter and endure .nih unquenchable brightness all the horton and fiend? ish ingenuities nf the .* innteb Inquisition. Anyway, the cholera puned Tuttle Marchmont by and she. gained health and strength as rapidly as OOUld be expected Of her under the desperate circumstances in which the whole garrisun were placed; that ls tn say, she mewled from sofa to rueking-eliair, and when Ihe rebels' musket rv was quiet, whieh was ind often, crept out into tho Compound at the back of Ihe Ii'-sidincy, nnd be? tween that building and the hospita., and got a few* breaths of such air a-* lin- Int sumner morn- j inga or evenings afforded. Often and often she begged hard to be allowed to help her mother itt her many duties; but Mrs. \ Marchmont was very anxious and careful about ! her. and gem-rally found that, although Tonie's i spirit wiis willing her Beeb wm lamentably weak, | und that any strain, BO matter how small, upon | the one was sure to react to iniense depression upeii the other. Rn tm- treaty days dragged their ' slnvv length Biting wttlioni much occupation fur her buy.md the dl-ttf etion of a few books which ?Im h'd reed at ,>*.isi a hundred tums ami the (?Mit, ment of bearing of one death after another, .md tl lk.| lin*, out o' 'he way ol the shots wi Ich imin time 1*, time riddled the walls which abbi tered il em. The sietrc had now been wrried on fur five weeks, or ratler fm* nu ly six. and si ill uv de Uvennoe h.ni cnn- to tbe daily deereaaing band of defenders; 1io|k> hal gone down very low ami it. was a question whether they could Imbi out many days longa nut utily on inc,mit of the shortnc-s nf rations ami the scarcity ul water, but benaan the rebels wen evidently making great preparations fur a desperate attack upon the al? ready weak and poor .h-leni * s. " They're pretty quiet new. mother," sahl Tottle one evening just before darkness began to "fall. " Couldn't I go in the compound for a minute or two? Tm choked in here.-' The words ended in a sort uf -sob, which sin- tried bani to nip in the bud, but which the mother*, lovrsharpened ems beard, nevertheless. " Yes. I think you might go fur a few minutes, dear." sin* answered tenderly. " But you will be very careful and keep by the wail, won't you ?" "Yes, bat can't, you come?" imploringly. " Nut fer ten minutes ?-r so. I must make the arrowroot fm pom Mr. Bell?he has had so little to-day. poor fellow." '* Then I'll wait foi yuu. Mamie," said Tottie resignedly, " No, no. Go and sit outside at least, darlin;;. I will come to you in a few minutes. I fancy yon will lind luther eal then?lie went out to SM hew Captain BvBBB is to-day." " Over Bl thc hospital;'" " Yes, dear." "If I went over I might a*-k bow Nelly 1s, m. thi ii't I " lottie iiskid. " Yes, af cnurse, and I will bring Mr. Bell's arrowroot over ivs soon as it, i. landy.' So Tottie gave her mother u kiss and went out to run aerem the compound. Hun i' No. poor Tottie did uot, run much in those days, but to creep Bemm thc eompoeed te ths hospital and nt* quin after bet Utile friend Nelly DB**?, who had been slightly wounded by a splinti r lrom a shell which had exploded within the defences the pre * i-us nimming, and 'hen lo lind her father of whom she saw but little at this time. ljeft behind, Mrs. Marchmont linlshed Ironing the big pile of bandages which sin- had under taken to wash for the hospital, mid then to work to make the arrowroot for Mr Bell, and not inly for him but for as many other patients as possible When it was nady she poured it into a large Jug in Which IO carry it across the compound. " Here is tlie arrowroot, doctor," she panted, as she gained the veranda ol the hospital1. " Has Colonel Marchmont bun nver hen-.''' " Yes, here he is," answered the doetur," hei zing on the big J?g eagerly. "Oh, you are here," she said lo ih- colonel. " And wlu-re ls Tattier "Tottie ? I haven't seen her," thc colonel answered. " She rame across to see Nelly Davis and to find you," Mrs. Marchmont said. " She was so tired ol halag indoors, poor child. I dara say she is with Nelly." " No. 1 have Just MBM from little Netty -tuen dressing her wound you know, 'lottie was not theri," nM the doctor. " Then she ls MBM when In the hospital,' Mrs. Marchmont replied, wit-boat showing or indeed feeling aay Bflsasiarn "<>r pethaaa she went hagb into the h.,usc How ls Nelly to-day, doctor?" ? Very feverish and excited," the doctor un. iwered. "Ita not much of a wound, bat the child is rather hysteric*!. By the by, l'U send her up a cupful of your arrowroot." "Ito, poor little soul," said the colonel's wife kindly; then, alt?r she had j-aid a short visit to one or two invalid*, shs took har husband's ann and went bsck across the BBB-PSWBI fo the Resi dencj*. But Tottie was not then I Had not in faet been seen by any one sinej' vb,- bnd tefl ber mother nt work on the pile of bandages, ta go across tim compound and ask after her little wea?dad Mend. " Ned," said the mother when sh- Mt?Ired that the child wa* nowhere in tbs huns.*. " is it psBBJbhl that any harm can have cone to lu t ??" She was white to the very lips as she pul the Iden Into words, nud his bmn/ed cheek paled in spite of himself. " No, my dear. no. All has been perfectly quiet for an hour or BBB Bel B shot has been fired. What could have happened to her? Don't distress yourself, my love; she has fOBC ''ito some? body's room or other. I will go mund and find out. Happily"?with a siph for tbs situation in which they were?" there is not very far ta look." Hut. small a.s the ground was over which they had to search, they found no sign or trace of tim Child. Apparently she ha*l disappeared as utterly as if she had never been at all. Cnlom-l Ifs lehman! and his wife were well nigh Inside themselves with distress. Bl (1 Ihe entire gar- j risen was more disturbed and excited and COB Mined Bl the mystery than they had Ben by nil tbs deaths from cholera or misadventure that had taken pla,-.-, It was sn mysterious I All had been quiet, un? usually so in fact; the child had gone out in broad daylight, for there is no twilight in India, to go aernss two strips of comp*,und. nnd, fruin that. mum'T.t, had disappeared, leaving no trace Bf any kind behind. Where could she have gone? Who could have spirited her away ? What was her fate? All these quest inns passed freely to nnd fro and led ta another, which wns even more important still to each one who asked it: " What traitor have wc amongst us, and who will bo tuKeu in like way next?" ra. liie long hours of the long evering passed slowly by. each munni.t seeming at least an hour; up and down and in and out did ihe colonel nnd his wife wander, searching moms ut.d verandas over and over nguiu in the forton Impe of finding their lost child. " Sin- trill get her death in this night air," Mrs. Marchmont cried more than once, and the brave soldier felt a (bailly chill creep over him as lie renumbered that, In all probability, his , BUM little Tuttle had already met. her fate. Bat be said nothing of his fears ta his wife, and If such thoughts eteaaed bet mind, she (lid not express them ta words, bat sought oa- Imping against hojt-e, and Bet admitting the fear of tho wurst even to herself. And oh! what hours of agony and dread they w, re- sev en?eight? nine ton?eleven ! As if the Bight would never gol " lt is nearly midnight,"' said the colonel nt last. " My love, will yon not go in und rest? You are wearing yourself oat." "I can't go in and r*st,"' lite*answered desper? ately. -? if i a* ,p tn th'nk fut* a moana! I shall go mad. Don't try to make me, N< d, darling. I eau i do it." " Tm n I will n >." he said ten leriy, ??utting his arrr. shoot L *, and drawing ber close to lim. " You shall stop with me all Bight, If need be?" Ile bruk'- ntl short iis bs Spoks t<? look mure closely at a little fnx terrier which had suddenly como npon the scene nnd began frisking about them. " Why, what has Fly gut arnuad his neck" Has hs buti hun in any way?" The woman's eyes were keener than the man's, and Mrs. Murdinunit dropped upon lu*r knees be? side tin- little animal with a cry af joy. " Don't you se,- ?In- has COBBS from her,"1 sh" ex? claimed ; " it- is a strip af lettie's truck, and me, it has my darling's ring Upon lt. She is alive. Oh, thank 'iud?thank God I" She held up a strip uf railed muslin edged with flue lace and showed bim that it was passed through a little gold nug set with turquoises. Thc euiuin-1 st;u< il ai it i*,r a moment ta perplexity. - She must be within tin- barricades still,-1 he i declared, " elm how could tbe dog have gol here? Her*?Wilson, l'uwis, Muir, quick I News ol thc Childi See what the du;*; hu-. Ii.uii.hl I" " Try it he'll guide yuu tu her," suggested Muir, ond so they all hurried eu! together, Wilson whis peting to Powis ihat likely enough it was just a dodge of thus*- black devils outaide to give the mother and father another piing. In far less tim,- than it takes me ta write the words, they had a lani* rn ready and wer. trying to persuade the dog to show when bis young mis l!o--s was hidden. " Good little chap?where ls she? Go find," be? gan the minnel, patting him encouragingly J and iiiter a puzzled ln*,k at. him for a minut.; Fly started oil at a quick tr.it- across the compound looking beeb every tow ya rd* or so to make sure , Hm! they wen following bim. FoUow him I Ay, did Hoy aol ? And out of ! the Itesidency ground ne lcd them, into that in which th*- church stood, tin-n out si rai gi it aerom ta iluit *?*,rn er w bieli was nearest ta the rebels, and themfonthc nest strongly protected and guarded. There were raven! men on guard at. this point, both European and native, mid als,, a couple of native studiers lying aatoep against the wall. To the left, about a dona paces sway, grew a thick dump of bushes, ami beyond tbal tbe wall turned al a sharp angle and ran nu! ta meei tbe wall *>f the l.e-iib-ncy cnmpouiul. Fly nm itnight across the ci ar-,- grass to the trench winch had been dug within the wall, and made fur tbe planks whieh gave footway ta tbe barricade itself. These be CTOSBfd. followed cl*,sell by the four men and Mrs. Marchmont, and, passing the men ua guard and tbe tiro natives ly? ing Mleep, daabed behind the thick clump of bushes iiinl began whining and balking. Ami th.-re they found b.-r, lying on the enid, dainp with heavy -arith ihe nigh! dews, h?-r (ale fine nmre drawn aud pinched than it had ever been before, pinned down ta tie- ground by a mam "f masonry which bsd been knocked efl tbe wall during the evening by ir rebel slmt. Mis. Mnnhmonl uttered ? cry ol thankfulnem and joy us she fell upon her kines beside her. " I winn Father?quick?rm su taint," the child gHSped nut. " Med?quick I" cried lim colonel's wife. " Father, pul your ear ei,,se down ta my mouth,"' she saul eagerly." Do you iee thom twe natives lying asleep here, duse ta tm-V " Yes," bc whispered beek. ".Never mind me?arrest them al once-don't Ins,- ;ti, instunt. Never mind nie. I shall do very Well lill that is dune. I run', get up because smile of the wall I**ll on my leg, ll*- .pink, , Father, don't Ins** a motneat." 'Jims bidden, the cul,me! asked not another ? question nor made Um delay ol ? moment " Wilson, Muir," be mid, " have yuu your re. 1 volvem ready ;'" " Yes. sir," tiu-y aw wend. " Help Inc to !iri*e-*t. these mell'' lie mid, and forthwith stepped round the bushes nnd vent up ta the astonished natives, who mutt ju*t making mi elaborate display of awaking fmm tbs deepen of slumbers. " l*iit- down ymir arms," be mid, presenting his ; revolver full in the face of one, while the two j younger offleen took charge of the ether. The men were so taken by suit,ns*- lhal tbey submittal! quietly enough, and wen marcher] ,.fr ta the Residency cellar, when they w.-r.- bound band and foot as a precaution against their at? tempting to eacepe. This dune, tho three (.fliers went back to <*m how ToUle was tn in* brough! in, but foucd tnut I'ovvis and am of th** men on guard bed managed ta gel the mun of rauM**-?flifted nit bet, and that l'uwis hal taken her in his ann-, and was carry? ing her iis quickly as hs could ta th** hospita? " She fainted dead away when he lifted her," said Mrs. Marchmont who was In,Ming OM ol' her darling's banda "Is she niii'li hurt?'' tb*' eobme] Mked anx? iously. " I.eg broken, I'm afraid, colonel," anawend l'uwis pitifully. And ti.ey i-mid thal, it was mi. As ?..in ns they g, t, i er laid upon ? cot nnd t ie duet r gave a glance at the leg he si.Ul: "H'm?broken: Geed thing it wasn't a foot higher?would have .mushed ber knee aad?" Ile made a significant pi-stun, by wi iah those gathered aim,nd realised thai bc im a ii ampatation ; ihey nil knew wini' tbat would have beeu t*? B delicate child lik** Tottie. .fi. r a few Miaatm Tottie opened h< ?, yet, n__ looked Bl them. "I want Father," abs said, in a very small faint voice. " And I want you to keep very still,"1 the doc? tor answered In palen platy tones. " And then I'll manage to make that leg of yours a little mure oi aa fm labia" " I must tel1 Father first," Tuttle cried. ? (Jive me sum. thing to let mo tell him. 1 must tell hun before it ls too bite." 44 Better ht me hear lt." aald the cnlonel, and then 'loltio begun her tale. u I went out, meaning to cross the compound to thc hospital." she said. " Mother had said I might fo out fer a little while aud get a breath of air. was so tired of being indoors," with a sigh. " Well, Fly pendst-ed In chasing a big butterfly, nnd presently he tumbled Into the treuch and couldn't get oat I scrambled down to help him out?for you know what a little stupid he ls when he can't do anything he wants?and then, to my disgust, he coolly scrambled up on the other side. 1 thought I might) a* wall get up by the lower Mg ni thc high one to come back, and waa walk? ing ulong under the bnrridide, when Just M I got tn the bushes where you found me, I heard one of those tsvo natives nev to the other, " Well, I should like tn have the killing of the colonel myself.' 2 didn't, wait ft minute. I knew that they had not seen me, and t knew too that nobody In the garri? son understood their dialect so well ns I. because they were both of tlie same caste as my old ayah. Sn I slipped behind the bushes and heard all their plot. They wire to open tin- west, gate ns soon after midnight as th-y had a chance, and eaeli was io have fifty rupees for himself tomorrow, Brid twenty for every nntive taken by the rebels. " I thought, the only thing for me to do was to wait, until they were taken off guard ct till it was da.k. so I lay down under the wall and trusted to the bushes hiding me. It would have been all right, only ft shot hit the top of thc wall and tipped s gTcnt lump of lt over on me; so I couldn't move If I would, nnd did riot dare call out, lest, they should be the only ones to hear me, and should just kill me as I lay there." " But they were off guard." said the colonel. ? Yes, only you see. dear Father, my leg hurt me a good blt, nnd I think I must have fainted or something, for I didn't see the gumd changed at all. and the next thing I knew was .ha. they were lying qalte close to me pmt Tiding to he nsleep, nnd Fly was scratching nt my hands and licking my fine. And then, after a lung time, I thought of trying to get him to bring you my ring; and then, you came, and that, was all." " Ami what, time was if when the slut struck the wall?" Muir asked eagerly. " lt. was not. quite dark."1 answered Tottie simply. And tlu-n all at. once the child's small stuck of streiiglh gave way and she slipped off Into a dead fatal again, on which the dudor uneeremunioiisly turned them all out of the room, with the excep? tion i'f Mrs. Marchmont and one other lady, who was the ductor's right, hand in the hospital. -?Culoncl," said Muir, "she must have been uhout four hours-" " Yes," said tbe cnlouel in a clinking voice. There was a moment's silence. "Colonel," said Mut, "how lon^ shall you give those beggars ?'' *' len minutes," said the colonel shortly. " Thai's all right," chimed in the three youngal men together, us with one voice. And three days later help came and tho siege xvas raised, an*!, by nnd by, T,,nu- M.tn.hniont, went home, with her father and mother, to the country sh- hud never nea; nut only went home, but found herself a peatel heroine by far than uny niic in India thought tbemmlvea in those dark days fur every oin- was BUXioUS tn set- the brave little English giri, who, while ta frightful suffering, hilled a .viole ha iris, ii ly four hums of goldvu rikace.?-.Atalanta 01)11 PEASES Of ( ITV LI IE. BCEMSd AND INCIDENTS OUT UF THK COMMON HUS. In thru short Mnleh of Bew-st mimili-' fi,un Wall it. to Biak-Bga-plan sha looa bigges tkaa lu ,uiy other purl nf N'W-Yerk. Th-re MSM M '"' sn aHuuaph.rio cnminimi tiler- which ii,..-.,.11.?? |M pk slr.il prapSMMM ur j, wfla lust **? Um MaSBw <-_-i by i ui i Manas Uuiiauig np, ai- lilli reine s people Ui ubini mal tl.uiiiiUiivclir... Mein ?tv i.o h.,ul! til- nd iiuiioiic.a will, iti> comp,,-nie ainu!*" of a KifthavD. parade lo m up Ifl BOW-ab UM Iuds ui a i.nn , i, lag The ikoroaghlats is a parallel ou.. a j HlMgSI lu town would BOt readily lind n, tor il begin. ' aaraptly and leam uow here in peiUcular. ii is a sort ot ifloBcai eacMage, wham 0,1,1 ihaiei nf saauiacuvs otuck hiv aiicliuned oil, and dogs, canv.,-!,.., .. di., Ks, IhOeSlTiagS , and plajrlBg-eafBi ar.- prandacnofliiy aM petehHeuUy suid. lt ls the back jard ot the Stock l-.xolia gc, and r,|,iabty and frjteriiliy ealM UMTS to hu, plly lliai bootblacks aud tu,Tu is I'Mii.ui." i n,iu!>- un (h. ? rather, and Ucl mun Icu 9 SB on- side Of Hi, Mi,'.', smiles. WCOflTSgeBHiat at Uti) n<od-st ben tinned on the. Other. NV Inn an BtUMUVS youiig vvumaii ennis .New -st. MBSSflllM locmi.nl. ut, cc.,.-, a a.,d a graveyard itillaaM pervaaat thu aalgbtarfcood 'ihs m.ni of Malflsas i.un-c-4 iu h.. laiaaas raaa aad gaiM Sky? ward vTlth (ho air of a isic! ; ihe glslriel t.T,u'.,|h >,????? SSngn BMm walking and whistling, lets hi- low or jjtr dmii and stares ; Ih*' venders of 1,1,1.una discontinue theil Mpattaattles tu buy, ami a bootblach irouM tkrow up in ragafB-Mflt rath -r Hutu miss rho biranRo s.rTit. Fur gui- lu ttoW-ata are ns BCBiee M pearll Iii .shiinlytuivn. 1', tli.ij,-) Hus Is why a brunet*- In a lung red cloak created a COMierBatlM on l-'mtay last * yul to the am inmiu ,-MK-iit of a inllUnn dollar failure, J tie paMiOBlCM sm, luci goos I,'TiiiiI a (lund and Hi" by wind wu* -ucp iiii-- 'nr im- pavanwal wi.h a Marchi ai eageraesa. Tho itali..ns shrank l?h:ml their stand- Ol NeapQUtM 'u(Ty ivlih an <-.\pressiiin of abject regret ai having left the balmy alis et iheir nativt- land fur such *i 11,11.ns- bre'-Ji-s sa-aan-eaaeeS thea Mra. TM lady wm glowing arlu- tho warmth of young Mood. Bflllinai hilled und Mew-st. wa.s tiansfon,,' d. I.vu Hassell Bags tn ai tool awkwardly at the ham.lii of I,'linuui, (,'s sa luging door and looked mu H,u md. Ihe lady was coming snuthwanl and would prabablj hat,- j..i-s-i <i ami lliapiisared lo ? aoflMnt, allow? ing the market Io resume ,<_ BMVBBMflti SM nut u sudden mish.'ip sent ItOCkl a Hying. lb If Nwt ItrtKB a ..null ipot of ic" Sfl UM sid'-*-..ilk, and the phlntM-IHgOrll Ihn! SB" lae! nasura the plat seeas lu " a?alni*." Immediately thc ai,.,'l.y ot ll,.- BeightttrbOOd va, isled und 11 ewetamt li? lt an alain, bf Ure (iud Mia rung Hi. Ihfll wu- a wild ?kflirytag of feet and BtoMBitog uf (Innis, ami the |,ui>irate inri *\a, fairly lilied into tbe air by a Whola leglra of Mutton, chiv thous brokers. The oeessim was one of I nuii,- Intensity. Nu OM tall a word, and tho girl, , hemmed In by the eui led CJOWdi utily blushed il deep red, lasted iii" MMe trow h:r rd elOM and righted In-r li tlio vcivc- tarban. TM tUaaei *.1 bec?ai frightful and tho gul was gulag a.s,ul ler Ilk" a liis'lii'ind fuvvii. Ju-t th>'ii unne- nil" un UM Mtaklrtl of Ihl croud shouted out lu the vernacular of rhe prill l-l nc: "' HMM away" Tbal ,|e--i\.',l Um Itali, und Ncw-si. t'lal'ially moll ,1 Itself Imo Hs s.rlctly moneta ry routine. Afier the young woman hurt __wppe_*ed Into MS ol iM Mfldlngi thal I ul ihtOBgfe io Brosdwayi nie c<>n-'u:,'. tara Uar cries sud f.-a ni? - of 'h" itraat usn ard praaUneBcs uguin. The g.-,,H, uian w'l-h UM bunch of CMTMMek ducks over his f hi.ul l"i thom lu-* 11 id, -cent load, and thc old man trvni' lo 5..-I1 it -k.c nurl.-r leg MB) Ins rubier ball roUlng ov.'i il,, ,..,,.?,,,. ui iuw-.ru VVail -r. tn eil,.nt (he agile InteUl g.-iii.- nt 1,1- hom in nada Thi Imbecile Boy wltk a yuk- of slices'lintis SbOOl lils ne, ,1, ulc, I.- MOWB '<' ITSTJ MB Int Si ti.-* -i"i, attaied hil penliteat itslatatlM u ,?, ga. lu 1 ai I ci ai 1 ?? ', Bo Btu r Th, tal WSI inver known lo vi. a pall ut tbOWtrlBgSi bul bc g"'- (.oin" ceil si ghi wiih .. collection uf nickels and du,"*, i-onii. lured bj ara who-. Iv 1 nd si ri ini__UTy MdieMC- w 1 Ti lhat same- wild * ry ut: ?? *i ii.. etU i'? ll ls a .New Tock itfreet altk a eMraeiet ol Us own, a slat! in thi nu- Its tn .eon ry 01 the elly, ibaost ires from thc wi.-* I- Ol Hallie, and IM "iii.) plBM in town BM*S Jun wm iin.i in-'ii making a pracUo ol aalkiag un thc pave* 11. cut in-'cid ut un (he UM Bilk. Bunill nen whu Mas a haint of cMgregatlng with -oi,,<? fi- T'.- my 11, UM Hellman UoaSS art gallery woro ranged Iboal a multi eulun d MaOrUBSal ul liquid tMCtel last Bight Oil ng QMSM li.*? A BMBlMI M IM Rioup whilst- 1,'in, I'-vi*-ii rerged m th. outauB algi ol auburn told I s'.u'V .hut .illina! 11 ade a MM iii armor thal forms a ian of tie* wanan nails Uue igh his belara IM iiory Concerned Wi Irishman In WMM hud been prsSSBMl 1 han 1 tonie watch a. un indue- n.enl fur him to joli) a MglBMOl commanded by u Colonel Ca-ey- Replying iu the prv-e ma? non speech Hie Keii'i'Ut ol thu gifr .misc ami c.xuibitcd tho fuliowiin; iiiipi.-sive example ui iMMlle! " Funds; Ve* .,,.,. wet* 10 gm bm u hui.a. Phwai do-s tm aire nu. a aatch tari Kui MyroUa. Datryiii ia' jlnla* Casey's ri gin, ??!-'. but !??!? Inane, wid thai, .hanks:" ?* .-sui-nit.iilh I" Afnr the 'leva.'-d rullruud gnunl hud suld the word he .lanni,ed Hie dour, 1 uied grace!ully against the pluiform Kau- and Mini-'1 pa*.rom?Tugly ui*?i a pale raced girl who was working MUM -rules at a machine la Hi- im.viiw nf a nelghlsn.ng building. The train rai tied rhythmically un, and u ihrewd looking chicly n.an glanced up ovr thc top Ul hi- gap*! lu a.c Hain if any one hud absorbed thu leftnantlon ol IM taara, Thea the nain Mopped agata, ai,,! bbb in"'-' ""* -1""' was spran arith a baag uf BManal nut.on : -? Bnlsalkls :" ? Ii tale IBrty.,;,d s*. .** ii.i-.nii? d Um sMerly nan, w im I, ?1 a I i* ie ar Un' d-sjr. - That'i *'"' 1 *:'id," leapmead lbs gnard, wiih grr.it pinflssi "f 1 ame r ra 1 an ? 1 rattoa al ih-1?rt eyebrow. "Ah. thsnk jon,' sud .he 'ldily BBB. TM Hain sped OBWard MM inure and th,- guard wlila.li'd a d.s eotdMi in I'.'vi-a'1"" m "What tot DteMy Hirds Bay" while he tl.ti- ? -1 ai",!' I ie plaUorn, to lu Mp his f--ot ?si.n. \V le 11 ih" nain st"i>|.?d at il," next niano,, ho put lils head Into UM cur. lived ihe dd'ily mun with a Urrlblo glaneO and moated : ?? lyfurt r ?- 1 i^g v ,ur -pardon, runductor," slid the fldcrlv icm, "did 1 und-rsuind you to *ay that thii wa- Thirty fourth at. V " I su,d tjfor' *ri,ot. aa' If you can't wdetataa straight out BBMim i-r"d U*rO-r gu duwiisiairs an r.de un a ' sn' walch tho lani|>is>su yorsolf." " Enlllsh I" r-spninl'-d the f Id'-rly mau, 'why I have b<eu trying to Int* rpr^t yuu undei the u,.p,-.bluii that you wura t.ukii.g Vnlapuk. 1 am a BMUmmB In thai laagflagS and I wai congratulallni myself on Uie fact lhat li waa being lnHs-dur-d her* lu .nth a popular m. uer. I would like M 'eli you, cim due mr, that ihs n-xt *i,,p lu Kngli.h la at Twenty elghth-it." The eiiiducUM si .n -. -1 tbe door to lo an ipipl-JCtte rage amid ibe laughter uf th" pMSflagMBs but ?len Ute train roaohed BM (ext station ha slid 'h> rt,s,r SgSB again lu tho g-liU---*l puesilii- Way, IsakM lu, .al* tn and Ullared with siholarly cuiinclallofl, ead, rims..,.am being slSM cut tod evr) nwB gSftoMI ?* Tw*ntyel|hih st." It wm a smgls inkiance nf _? bundilatiuu ol an BstSMi railroad guard bj un pubHo. LIBERTY IN COLOMBIA. flight of thf. dictator-a fr kr" ptkm and political amnemy. frROM an fTTITTII OtMBBBfaBBBBtt "r tiik Tninrnie. H(Kn>! I, Jun. 2. Tho reign of terror which for the Inst ihroe, months has existed here has come to un end, nnd without the shedding of blood. President, Nunez nnd wife left Anupoim.i on December lt, and nrrived in Honda on ihe lift.-moon of the 1Mb. Contradictory rumors had been circulated for a fortnight as to the intent inns of the Presi? dent, the hist of which was thnt, he would re? main till the reassembling of the National Coun? cil In January. This was generally ihooghl t-o indicate that bc was about to ko; und sure enough, on the evening of the 12th ft lalegBMi wns received by the Seeretniy of Slate statins 'hat he had left As soon its this news was circ-ilut'd ii marked feeling of relief was evident throughout the entire community. It ls true certain inti mate friends and admirers of the late Pr-sident shook their heads and expressed misirivlngs at thc outlook; and a few preferred to wait beforo SXpnaslBg any opinion io see what course the new EYestdeat would adopt. But the gnat body of citizens gave unmistakable signs of satisfac? tion, and were perfectly willing to take on trust the doings of Dr. Nunez's successor. " Things cannot be any worse," was the prevailing senti? ment, " and wc are willing to believe that any change will lie a change for thc better.'' On December lt, the day'it was known Nunez had left, (leneral I*nyan issued a decree declaring himself in the exercise of Presidential functions, and announcing that there would he no change in the Cabinet. On the followlg day he received the Diplomatic Corps, headed by the Cited States Minister, General Maury, he being the senior mem? ber In point of age. At the same time the Cabi? net Minisfers and other functionaries of the Na? tion paid their respects to the President, while tin- usual National salute was lind. On the 1 -th the city was lakes completely by surprf&e by the Issue of a second decree of thc I'resident announc? ing the full lilicrty of tho press. This was re- , irani* tl as an augury of good for the future by | men ol all pintie-. It is said thnt President l'avan resolved on this Mame with*,ut even con- i suiting his Cuoitiet. and that he had the decree j all written when the Secretary of State Balled at tin- Presidential Palace. Thc conversation turning on the recently muzzled press, the President ask***! the Minister what he thought upon the subject. , " I have always thought the restrictions snmewhiit severe," replied the Minister, a little surprised uti being wiled on s<> unexpectedly to express himself nt) sn important R part of the policy ot his recent chief. *? I iim verv glad our views ac- in BOCord upon this vital point."1 rejoined the I'te-ident. " Them ure mine,'1 he added, tabing from his desk bis n ,vly written decree and handing lt to his Minister; "after reading it, have the goodness to add vour licnatun mal we will issue it at, oneo." In tho evening there trna a spontaneous gathering of over 1,000 citizens, without distinct! n of putty, at tin* Palace to congrntulate the President on this measure. General Paean responded to ll" eilis >f ih*- laiiltitude fmm his heinous*, ami told them ?h,it within i few davs a further decree would be issn--! rccnlliiig the expatriated citizens. ? There was. however, "ii" unhappy soul in tim capital, Dr. Felipe Anuulo, the bile Minister of War. whose decrees relating tn the muzzling of the press and ihe suspension of netmpanen Eave been Hying thick and fast during the laal rear, and whose activity In the matter of the expulsion of ex President rewa and nth,-rs received such ' warm approval fr**m Dr Nunez. Dr. An-zulo, ImmcdirUeh- after the issue of the decree refcrnd to. tendered his resignation of the War portfolio. This news was also received with gnat satisfa'*, tinti. ns hf has rendered himself c\*eoedin_'lv . (?(linus to the country l*v his arbitrary d' crees. General MiL-iu-l Montuys has been appointed his , successor as Minister nf War. General Montoya, I though 'piiie a young man. only thirty-three fenn of age, hus rendered important nrviees in vartona eampaiims. Ile is very eon ra .eons, of an Inde? pendent ehaneter, and belongs to the Liberal sehnol. For these reasons his nomination has been most favorably received. Geaeral Payan, a lawyer by professoiu, has oe- ', oupied Important pasta in the judiciary ead in the army, as also iu the legislative alni executive department, ul his own State, as weil as thu*>_ oi the Nutiou. In 186- be wars,i_ade Governor of ; Caliea, and liBM has served not on ly as l.epro bcntative, but as Lfeuutoc in Congress, In both of which houses M has bran president. He has also been lu the Cabinet, having been Minister ol War Under Nunez. Ile distinguished himself in tbs revolution of 18fc.), Ut which I line be was (jov eruor of ('ama. attending personally to the de- i lon,*** oi that State, lie took Command of Car*, tego, and encountering the enemy at Santa Bar? bara, be attacked and vanquished them, tims deciding the liege ol Antioquia in favor of the Government, In Que, Genenl l'nyun. one of tho oldest generals ol the Republic, has, since his en? trance into [tildie life in iel... shown Inuisell in nil emergencies ni possessing sn.md judgment. si'lf-pi,s-.e-,vi,,ii aim valor; and he has rendered most Important servicn to ihe Liberal party. Yisteiiia.v President Rhynn proved thal be is sincerely iu earnest m his intention t*.mel ex? isting evils, and he begun tlie nevi year by verify? ing his words by actual deeds. Immediately niter high tni'ss, m aoon, the National Council wns convoked in the Capitol and mind the Bring of a salute the President fulfilled th*- promin to issue ii decree giving liberty to expatriated citi? zens to return to their country and their homes. Thus a heavy w* i_ht is lilted fruin the hearts ?>! tim people. Thc dei ree is two fold; first, offering full liberty to political prtaoners *,r exiles who have binn made sn tim**.;- by executive arden Under this head are ex-President l"awa. ex-Secre tai.es Maslin, 15. riiiil. ami (leneral Alduna. ex Governor of Cundina?utrea; Deetonol Law Um/.. Rudal and othem Then tnt* arrested snd in the most anitra rv mminer. without trial OT even presentation nf charges wore, like the twine In Hible history, "driven violently dunn a steep place to the see," where they were allowed the liberty of going to such foreign parts as they might choose. The second part of the decree refers tn political prisoners or exiles who were mail,* so nominally by regular prows nt law. | liven these, while having 'be show of inst i-i-, were practically, in nmst cases, the victims ,,f executive malice or hatred. Fur mefa was the power or Influence of Nunez and hil coadjutors during the dictatorship of the former that he had univ to maka known his wishes and it was the signal fur rarrying them Into effect. This part oi the deer**-, r*-terring tO eases vvlii-b ba e had th-- mnetinti of the tribunals, ls to be subiect to legislative approval, hut as tin- National Council will meet fur furit.er business on the Uh Inst.. there is no doubt that tbe President's course trill be promptly approved. TBS EFFECT Oi SITBOCS OXIDE. ti a. a stray Kew-fork Letter, lt was the tirol and onlj time. 1 ? vcr louli nitrous linn' i-.i- Ti.- ii,., bunin uui will U.iv -? Meit me seeuint. lb- inliu.r u.g WM ai un li li i lay back .U ina Mair, cou.pora?i. tin mouiapiecs was appued Ino in-' si-ii-.ii,"i,s nf il,.- gM w-ic p--*euliai.y pc* ni.ar. iou know nov- ,. li yoi.-eu. L-uiipieit-.y auder its il,it,n., 1 i,celine au 'inmeuse, binnu-Vii, and via, placed in one ?,i me large*! ol Meg- mortars, it wai b- lui*- Yorktown. In. ,.n,.. arl was paded, and iho luur.ar u.-* mn gad W,lh a u,,Un, io ,,.e SiUllldilg, report. TM shell- tnat is, 1?wa.-, Brad adult with tho veiuciiy ol a well oiied itnuk ut i gil mag. i icit my-il tl-> mts Uifuugb the In awns Move. I'he HIM binned l via*, nu; un "t tiarri ng lour,-' but "what gout nu must a nie th,wu'' I rea* Ind the bigti-st puaaihls ab,indi- and, malling | grateful curve, pre p ned lu descend, i wai- al *,ut io buist, i t**.t ibe Hie oi tho It.se as il burn tl down IO the iron shell. I w._) descending as rapidly a* I lind gOM up. Wliy aid I nut bural '? hiill dnwiiviBHl. dotrnvard, downward I rushed, until I felt I ihould strike the ground wiihoui bursting - a 'erribio ciiiiiiniiy. l felt lim Ilise limn min il,.j lune lr th iron shell amt thought, " Hurrah I NOW 1 am guns' i" heist. ** No. I'll not buist. ** "Hui 1 cannu! Mlp my-,if.'" '? l must berat." Thenefeeliiig ol " I don't < a.e whether 1 burst OT not ci.ne ov.r me. .md I did buist Into -ini!ti*Toc,,s, will, an in? tense feeling ul rel?I a- i Bow lalo tidbits and tender* lu.n*- w im ii i was relieved fruin the sflflets ui tho gan I lound that the tir-t pun the dentin had nedi ic pulled 'be whole crown of the utoth uti. Thhl wn vvhoii the mortar WM discharged Then he cut around Ihe mots and I toll Hie SSaratlOU "I **>:ir.ug aloft. In the meantime the fuso burned. Finally tbs den ii-l alli ned bis Ins. ruinen, of tort ur,* and with ono mighty tlliii levered tay vvhnle li ail fruin tl,.* routa ol ibe tooth The ihall bant. The mnssttoni wen a- real ns though ! had been a living bombshell, and ye- nen* in,I nilpie..-an!. Tl,,ie wa- a tolling af abandon aboul u ail thai was euj >yable. i experienced no III stfect. NOT sn II a iiad LVMOBBOB. Front The /?ridiirtVl'iMii Tuner A good menu fm a feminine larh, ind uni an ex Iienslve one, ls Iles ; Haw oysters, Ml bouillon In en i s ebb - ls.-1? hv,us ru i.n.che!!,* ami green i-ca* win, them; rani *,uaii ami iv iti, lt a salad of chicory ami len,ice will, plain ! lench dressing! then ir,,, lu puffed satin buses sud IM small Ainu,nd cal,r>- that are eaten el th them now. I'or frail, straw Uni*.es terved fruin their lime voodan baskets, tour teing ob Hie Hiller tray and fhe Uniies having lung items Arter ties MUM Hi- Cogra and the distribution of Ihe flownst ii, the rcnlre ut th" table If any WtM is used it weall te )'.ard, though, ol euarra, mum nf the cb-ar waters may be lutotttutod if tb'-io ls any ob? jection to the me of wins. SLlnim f SBBIOUOVB iDTIOR Fruin Th* In,il al,, Btptret Oearenatton averhsmd m Hie n*ar mattera of a street-ear: i (inductor lafldresdn-- passenger abe ls smoking a idgari Smoke 0? the ul hat cud, air. I'm longer l>a-h lt I pan't lt's Ut BAVTD III-. LEO! B< HOI'I 1.A Of Mic HUNK I I KT.tl! ? T.ITIK.VIA, (is.. August 11, IMT. thf. Ban n graeme 00.1 o tin te ca. ?. '.inrie 1 ,-n -I have lu>e,, *l*lli-o-d with ulcers'lea of ihe l,^.. rset since I wits a child. '1,<- disease un doub'edly bring tv-rrilltary. as mv moiher suffered from scro'iilo.-s symptoms. As I advance' fo man h'-ott m. aili, tina lucre .sd until tlc- milady became har.-- nr. ho 1 painful U. lind thc potter of words to MSSrlM. My ri.ht leg particularly MSBBM foar f-illv In-.olv. rt. thc left log t^ing |~.s painfully affcct<ad. Finally, shout tomtom yan ago. ihe ulcers on my r|Kht leg had eaten thmu.h the flc. Info the hone. In order to lave my BM 'he doctors determined to amputate my lc? ix low the lenee. The BpMBtlm was *mt*mB*BS performed hy Dt. II- V. M. Miller, of Atlanta, and Dr.If. P. Mund, of I.ithonla. Hut (hi huts of my leg gave me wwtf temporary ro? ller. The poison waa still In my system and soon began to show Itself again. In a short time after large ulcers appeared on my left left, eovsrlni lt fro-n the knee to the tna'ep. ."r-rpiently while at work I could be (racked hy the blood which cosed from .ho hnpo ulcers, and the sores and rottenlni holes were so offensive lhat my fellow-workmen could not stand the stench and would move away from me. I.asf, winter I was perauaded to try S. 8. S. Ai a Inst effort I consented to do so, and about seven months aim I began taking the BpBslBe I noon began to feel the good eff'ct.s of tins medicine, the offensive running began to grow |m and less ind fluidly ceased, me ulcers healed, my fl"**h bc,-am*i firm ah. solid, and to day, after using twenty-one boi ties. I nm aa halo and stout a man uf my age aa there ls In Ceorgla. I am seventy-.,ne yara old. but feel now younger and stronger than I did whs,. I waa twenty-five. I welch about 170 poundl. Nothing ls to be seen of the terrible disease, or to remind me of iho torture I suffered fur so many years, except the scars nf -ho perfSe ly healed flMS I want tho world to know of the I?MM mlr-i-u Joui cure .--ie.Ted ou me hy S. S. S.. and I call upon those who wish to know the particulars di? rectly from mo tu write and I will consider lt a pleasure ai well aa a duty to answer (heir K'twri. 1 refer to Ur. W. P. Bond, of Ut-CfltB, *>? to tin truth Of my statement. Very gratefully youri, B. DRAKE Treatise on Blend and Skin DIMSBM B?Isl free. tueswikt areciric oo.i Drawer 3, A dan ta. ila. Ii ELK! ION IN PA RAI! HA MS. ITEMS OF INTKKiSr ABUT CRURCRS8 AM) (IU'RCH PEOPLE. Professor rtilggs writes Interestingly ls '-The Ob? server" about the guilds of the Church <-f BeoCtaatj which do a more comprehensive work 'ban tie Young Maa*. Christian Association. "They havo given new life lo our venerable mother," lays Fl'OBMM Briggs. "They huve dono moro for her la recent teats than anything else to Increase her Christian activity. *ilr up ber evangelical fervor, enlarge ber mernlc-iip, and give her a stronger hold on the people ol s. it toaa." Tho thirteenth year of the Boston Meads** LmlBSB' sblp will begin to-morrow, at Tieinuut Temple. Mr. fotept Cnuk's subject for his lectures will ls* "(.ml and iho Bible"' wllh preludes on leading totems- such as Aiul?.Mormonl-sin, Constitutional Prohibition, High. Licence, Civil service lloform, Sabbath '.vservance, ?oetallsati tho Indian Question, Municipal Misrule, and any oilier subject ol impoit.ince thal may MflM up. The leciuie; are to M published IB tn*- nev peri ode al "Our Dat* of whet Ur Cooh is tn i*i rho editor, vvith a utstlagvlsbed eorpi ol MBtitfrston. The rector of St. John's Episcopal I bur* I,, Woree* ter. Mass., hus iuviie,i i,i3 aatghher (be Central Ce* gragattoeal Cherah to |ota in a series *,f Un m Lsatos services, and Hie Invitation has I-eeii promptly ac? cepted, The services will be heb! alternately In each Church, ami tbs pieachei-s and iMturerS will !>?' piuinl i,.iii Kplseopal and Congregational clergymen. The thicaiened dearth of ministers ls scil.-isly occu? pying the Blt Salton of all the ITcie-i.tiif ( Inn* li-'S. There aro for lie-ianco BOyBOO Baptist i-hur* I.*** In thu country and only '_0,000 ministers, lasted?Sj many whose ministry ls purely titular, and who MS SBgSgSd In various occupations outside of the n-lmstry. In fact lhere ls In eveiy chinch an Increasingly large numler of Ministers who have In fa**.. If not In form, "demilled the ministry,'' while at tn- ian Mme tha number uf candidates for the ministry ls decreasing. The Betseopsl Bratterboad of st. Aadnw, te ligate to Interest young men In p:llg'on, vva.s nishMlbsi in Chicago Shoal two years ago Its growth has be-on very remarkable all (uer the country, .early 1-0 Chapters halflg now est abb" I *?*!. Its vice jaesldent, Mr. ( hariet J. Wills, ll a member of St. (.corgi*'. Church In this elly, and has done much to popuutilie lt In tte Mast. Ho ls a tr.veiling salesman, and wherever he gnes he gives lils spare time te 'ho work of enlist? ing the Inteiesl ot clergymen and laymen lu the older. loo Brotherhood aims to ?BBB Hie laity ul tho Epis? copal Church active Ishoratl In the work of the Church, and lt it ContlOUM to grow lu ItKBgthi il Will soon be ono ol lbs must unpoitaut agc noe-, in I ha! I luina. Says a Mexican ci rrespoudenf of "The t'at hollo Kt snd sri i" '"Now ti,it u,c seeatiy >*> ramed by the ciy, 'Look out for Protestantism.' Clergy and people stir themselves?schools are being meted promptly, Instruction is being argaalasd?flgatast the dauger not only ol IT ,ii<*-lai!.i--m, but also of Ka'ional- m. atom riallsm, Masoery and general Ineilgl* n. The Mexican cai hollis will leave to sinceie natal! IBM (heir right ol peaceful III.city-they will allo-v Hmm to Wflnbtf even In their stolen Catholic < liurches. I.ut as for the souls ol tuen* own children, ti ey ara rlstag up with the ciy of ia.11.ful I i.ii,d"i, again**' ilBSOBM unbelief, 'I.e. will not torah ide IMUS, 'le ll,,.nulla! souls, ot our ekltdraa.M The speech of Mr. Everett I* 1 heeler, of this city, at the Brat dinner of tho Episcopalian flub, of Boston, was a remaikiblo tribute lo .he Importance of religion, Coming ns lt did. fruin a layman. Mr. Wheeler ts the president of ihe .'hurcu club, of this etty, The mw teredos In St. Paul's Cathedral, _ondun, ls of white Italian marble With colored marble pilas? ters. It rises to a great (Might, representing the Crucifixion lu life size. Its cost w*-, glBByBOQ. Thc lia. Mtflfltoi M\ss., County ( inference of tho COagregflttOBSl Chanhm ha. resolved ta circulate ibe following ptodfD : " We, legal voters of -, hereby pledge our? selves that we Will not, kiiuwl.igly, vnte for a-iy candidate f*ir any ortice, legislative, executive, or Judicial, who will not endeavor, both by vote ami lu? ll,,enc,-, to in..I..lui ,T.? manufacture a,el sale of In toxicating liquora as a Mvaraga>" The Metbodht Bplraopfll church In Mexico will hold Its annual eontoreaes iu the city ol Mantes or Wednesday ut this week. NOT THE EDITOR FOR DAKOTA, iced, curruth, m rhe th icu yu Tr,hunt. "Have you a new-paper betel" I I I*ed of a mal who came ovor to where wo Were camped on the edg? of a bille lulu,ia town. ** Ye*, gui one; dui have two, -but Hie other fellei pulled out la*i week.** - I lulu*! lt pay I" '? Mew, he wau't uo good?got out th. weaken pap?*-r jun ever -e-n." '?What was the trouble with lt I" "No news, or at least iione to 'mount to anvthfnq. Course, if toniethlng big Mppened .ha' M couldn't help teeta1 he'd get lt lil, but ev'ry week there'd ba a lot o' spicy things thal bed keep still's a mouse about, an' stick in a lui o' ptoces un fie. trade, or protMtloa, Ol mebby sumeiliucs the tariff. But ths Other tiiiin wati't thal style-no blow in" olsen In SIsti, but all the -pb y an" liireresttn' mw- thar happened.' "So yuu fin/.* the lung editorial niau raitt" " ll ni to du I'. I toll yuu- he didn't Itiinw enough to pound -and. Wy, lemme tell you a little ca.*o: Cou pis o' inotu li* agu I built me a new chicken coop?nut , very big 'un, 'CBOSS 1 only got six hens an' a tightlo' rooster- bul I mad.' lt very heel ful an' put lu two round rousts an- whitewashed 'em. an' three nests. 1 figured ob half 'ho ban lestin' au" scratehla' while tho other shift was lavin', an' nailed MflM slats over a box In one corner to shut up thc senors |n, _,,x, make 'em ipili ihelr Monkey bUS'ness. an" fixed her up in sui*- geiu-iaiiy. Pretty soo,, ubi Cooper thu man that's gone, come abm*-, an' I call"d him In an' says I : vies- ult onto tne new hep hOMM 1 hem a bulldln'.' lhat looks tirst rate,' sav s ho. -Wiggle ll,' says I Ile wiggled lt. 'It 'pears solid.' lays he. 'I claim Ifs the best hen house in the cliy.' lan I. 'Wouldn't wonder,' says he. Then ho walked off will, his head down, athlnldn', I reckoned, what he Should say 'lout If. Somehow I didn't manage to see the other feller to tell him 'bout lt, but Lor* ly, how* do yuu think lt come out V '* Haven't any Idea. Il-w did lt I" " W'y. slr, I went over to Hank Georgs*! and bor rowed its eepy af Cmnr-'i paper mob's it sosm out? Hank hadn't aol a look at lt yet hlm-clf an' took lt hume an' wailed through lt. but not a line -kent my hencoop! Not a Imo: Nol a SNtrdl Didn't sat ii,,.bing 'bout li my name wasn't lu the pa|s-ri 1 wen, a,, (ni as ta even read cl-'.u tl.'s'h .1 long pie.-* on '('ur Common School S\stem,' thinking nubby thai he Huck In siunei liing 'bunt my len huu-c lOBMWkena, but he hadn't. Well. 1 was mad. an' I think I had a righi to re 1 tl,rowed the Baan down an' d'.ln't e.en lake li bark to Hank. nut next itmrnlu* wh-n I seen one of U," other feller's pupers down lu the stnre my eve* -fuck out so fofl could a h> ng rear Bm OB '. Them lt wan In hil P?l?"r SS*T.__? .'_"" cup bin's a Hostess ilollari It raad Bte tato! we hew that lucie Abner IH.ty has J;**. [|B|j_BI lace an' ennv emeiit henhouse for Ms flue flock ol Mangi,ls. I;, , -.vs. |-h:nn"h Roeta, an n terttel*. get her with his lauioiia IghUfl' rOOStor. Hen Butler. Vi- have mil vet had IM PtoBSOrS ol -amubn any ot 'he eggs laid la this yew henhouse. MB we know that In, le Abner ll not fhe man lo long forget J? editor- Thais the verv way he had k BM for a,,rd. name and all. Je?* soon l I read lt I went ?ts urn. name ana am. jin. .__??-. ? ?"???? ? --? right out an' tadd ev'rybody wo eoubln I afford to iu anon old Ceoaar m longer, ?mom h.* was hurt n u,e iowa bv mu MSflttoato' lha HaBravsmsam. an I les' teat np the talk HU what little b.ir.'ne" ?*- ' ' lave dropped ..IT an* nobody wouldn t hav to do with him. an' be't left. .nu can ns tbat we couldn't -erv well do anything else in rius-'M"!, ???? rn ?u'lr"' .ip ti.e telk tiii "what M-ii _aVasm m did ' -ouldn t have nothln rae tourieli ths way iva used me oa'thal ben-koiiae-"