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From 'J'ho Academy.. lt I ibooM qaarre] with tlie.., frlend, aai say llai-il tt:ln>:s (rotu sud.l.-ti sptte, Ba aara my aorrow win revenge tlie? <_u.to Before tbe paaalng ol another day' Bo glve ni" way. .Seek not to rhrrlt tho mndncss of my courae. Eo. ii woni ahall t.?- a dorl To lodBO ini- lanblo t.t atloe Inmost I.eart. Tbou un avengcd by mlne own r.in.u-e, Wlth aevenfOld foree, Aitl.ur L. SaJinou. JENNY WREN." "A letter from IJoblnl" qunth Miss Sarah. "Now perbapa we shall j_et to the bottom of this Btoaagfl eilenoe of his." Miss Sarab, ae sl.e stood well in tbe licbt of the morning ?,un, wae not exactly a fascintitlnj, type of woman. She was tall and lank, lior fate wore a severe exprcseion, her eyes were keen and Rharp. She wae the kind of person who never connects her self with thoso to whom the " tbou hhalt not' is aimed; commandnicnts paaaed over nend to tho f,*eide foik who eaaaot is* a law unio thecaaelvea, A*. an e.xHiiiplc, Miss Sarab weat t<> chureh, aad -..t tbere atultoehiiigly nt her post it. tln* equally grfmj 'unflinehlng pew. Mi.-H Sur.,1. was ;t leading apirii but iu her own beart she Bobaowledged her lu?itatioaa; la her acieotiflc work ther.- were tim.-s when bhe bad t i Btand uxide wbttfl lu-r brother's decply refleetlve. origlt.al brain made the dodiiction* whieh it took her hours of fatborioufl work t-> follow. Mi*4 Sarab wn? aa fool, ahe re<ogni7cd lier llmitotlona, but witliin tbem sho was u tjiaat, ralioflj Rohln, her only relativ,-. wtth a nd of iron, so thnt outside of his work bo Ktaroely dared evprr,.. a coatrary opini<m to that idvaaced by his tiater. This do.* not prove that Rohln vvas Beeeaoarlly a weakling in ohaiaoter: it K ratber suciiestive tlmt Miss Sarab conld Ih.*?wafl v. rv domtoant. K'oHin was le__? viuorous in pbyslque than M.**s Sarab. so an attaok of influcn/a. brought bim to tbe boundary-land of :,11 knowledte, and he 4vne recalled only affor anxious hours of wutehinij: tb.-n be wafl BBBt lor thr.*e moatha to thc Rlvlera. Miss Sarah went on bo far Bfl i-he Wafl able witli bl* -cientllk* work. rcooiviti.. aiiggeationa oocaaioaally from tbe ob* s:it BClentUn : bm lately hta brief letters had been more brlof than ever. oo Miss Sural. pCTCflved his handwrlt*?g to-das wlth lattafaetion. ?'Tli read it as I ta'.tc tny breakfaat," ahe BOlflo qnioed, slowly eatting open the onvolopo. Miss Sarab did read tlie latter, but her break fast was ient away uatouchcd, while she paced t!'<- stn.iy with haaty atridet, all but aweaTlng in her wrath. '? Pear Sarah?I'm marrled, T dnrosny it will lie Bieo for you ln have ;i womnn's company eoffie timee wl.en yon nre tlred of yoar w.-rk. I altoll bc home next week. Vou will love .Tenny. T .tm ?tuaj slie is very pretty and intelllgent." "Wh?i I waat a wbman'fl ooinpnny,'' said Mlaa Sarah, "I will choose ?he woman. Marrled! She 1? very pretty! Oh. Robln. vou fool! you fool: Ia there no maa who eaa look l>e]o\v the surfaeo ahd seek for more in woman tbin prettv lnoks^' Fool! fool! fnnl." She sttitnpcd Tier foot wlth rage. a hldeoilfl e . preaaion corivulscd h?r featurc*,. Then sl.e ealmed Reraelf, and glaneed round tbe st.dy nt thc n>> str,:'*e works linlng tbo walla ftom lloor to eelllnsr: sho rcmombere! Riliin's abaent-mlnded habito, his Intonae npplication to his work, and?-amile I. H wns a ct-Mol. bard omlle. " Pretty. totejligant, loved! Mv lady will bave to l>e BomrtMnc m re than t.hcsp to ouat me from my plaee ai rjo'dn's rlghl hand. Aad?ahe ean not, Bhail nol :" lt wafl a brlght April day when P*.bin handed bk jTonnc wife from tbe earrlage, and lel her through tbe old fa.shione.l garden to tbe threahold of his home. Miss Sarah, stilT and Bevere, atootl at tbe (|>en door. '? Here is our littb* poiig Mrd, mv llttle Jenny Wret'.." aaid 'be phlloaopher, :is deeplv in love ns a phlloaopher RBOWfl bow tn be. " She i-* a onnbeam, ami will make tl.e old bome eheerfnl for ns saLres." "I dont like a nois"," said Miss Sarab. barsblv. rivitvr .Tenny a eoll band to ahake, "and I dont like <?!?:-."'-'os. lf vi.ii w:,r;t amueement and gayety, von ought not to have marrled, Robln." Tbo br;cibtne*s died ont of tbe iiitl's young faee; ahe looked at Robln for protectlon from tl ia on.el tongue, bnt Robln. alwaya Influenced nr hta aiater'e nplnlon, looked nt the plnk and whlte young ereatnre aa though he reallxed nll ot once that ? i -; harmnniie with the aun |n?a?tbe dull. prim old home?'tbe prlm, preclae Mi_s Sarab. "I am v'.'inff." said .Tenny's e'ear treble. trem Mit-.ir a llttle, "but T ean learn. At soimol they F:iid T wafl nuick. nnd?and?I mein to help Robio, no' liin-lor bim.'' Mise Sarah'.* laaah wrvs aimed at thia epoccn If enl like a kalfe into tbe isensitive rIiTf henrt: rteridlng auch etT'.rt, itich appalltog Isnonuiee el ibe f'onth of kaowledge re.iuirod bv one wltjp ? s i"' t -? Robln ahonM have int*?rn-v?e,i on Jennj i be |.,,]( hui I. ibir ? ? I "i ?' aei aiti re lemp r - ment, nn.l hta abstrnse atndies bad not -hai ? hi?j per entlona. "?? had '-"me to the wtae con rlnalon nl? - hy th *? tinie thnt be bnd m.'.rri".: Jenny im mticn for Sarah* eake as l.is own: nnd of courae tbo women thus broughl together would )ovo nne snofbi-". 00 he otTollerl o(T to look at tbfl i-i'" of letiois awniting bim without *. leavlng Jenny to Mlaa Sarah'a tender merclca. wi, it Miaa Sarah made tbe aeneltlvc glrl i '"? in that brief h r. a life time of happineaa aeareely blot ont : bul not a al tn ': ' Jennj ? iv,- ..f tbo paln alie felt. Whlte as ,, wraith abe ae?v*pte l .i'l lt ailenoe?thta waa !.' ibln'a alater ; ahe had pron ;- rl R bin to love hta aiater. - _r, |," . .i Ml s Sanb, f1 mlly, when tlie aur vcr'of tbe home vvas over, "aa you are nn yonns nnd f'.p.l of ami aemrnt, I ahall contln ie * tbe kev-, and rlo iiut* aa honaekeeper. Ion ean make the tea if yon lik-e-that's a fuaay kind of tliinjr I don't e,r- tor, ne "1- have auch whiow .loat augar -uA eream. Rraina are Inten-lel fo, hetter work than rememberlng auch noa enae Robin nlwavs ba- bad tfl drink his to.. aa I cbooe to make lt at the moment. T.'it yon've _'"' jtis; ?*etter t" do, you ean take it In band. \ red apot I'lirr.-l in JoinyV pheeka: ber blue ercs cave a '>?"?'? lnto Mtaa Sarah'a faee that afTe-te.! the rriin woman atrangely. I* wafl n r b-ike, the flrst tbe lady had ever ror-ei;.--, foi untold >';io piisliod aaide an obtrneivr l "> ?hat -be voung ereatnre before hor. notwltrtAtandln : hrr heaiity, nad plenty of.eharaeter wlthln tbta pii '_.- and whlte on-.o!,,).<-. Vny lafont bopo left to .Tennv of lieint' a eom tort aad help to RoWn ln bi* work waa mmn AeMtroved. Determlne.1 nol to i*e t]in>at aajoe bv Miss Sarah, she qoletly entered tho atudr, and !,i-!- hor way to her haahaad* rfkfe SheJbon a Vr-*e of aweet peaa ln her band. wbteh she set beslde the workera: ibe fragrance from ibe elua ter-rooea at her i-o|t pervaded tl.e room a-ith their lovelv ino**sricc?. Miss Sarah tioi. BO BOtlM nf the Intruder, ahe went ofl wllh her work wltb nut Ihe qulver of an evelid. R 'bin. on the other hand liftod dreamy, nbatraettHl ev.-n, garlng al Jennr oa though sho were bnt a vislon. not ln nny wnv eonneote<i wlth his life. As ahe **?*t down the vaiie of flowers. he appeared to eollcct b.s thougljta. ?Now Robia," aaid she. with tlie beamlng imilo 'f voulh and hope, "I BBB ready to belp fan.* f?..bin awoke to Itality, for Uie nonoe the ihlloaopher In love. llo took a abeet at mmtoni from B pile at bi.s side. BBflfled ll over ro hor Wltb an ladalgent omlle. ?? . -. pv that.'1 said be. 'ennv sat down qufetly. She did not lnttmlr her neffonallty. Tn five mlnutea even Mlaa Sarah bad forgottan she waa tbere. ln Ilve more minutcs Bbe had tllded notaeleoBiy away. Hor pagc wns eo.ii'*d witii eaqutaite neatneaa. Why bad Jenny fled * Ere ono line was finished she h:< I aeen mhrouah' Robin'a artlfiee. U. waa o wholly oo r*.,.f..Wrv piece of work, be was treatlng ber b- a tor a obild. aii Ha* womaa la Jenny rew "n rebeuloa, and s'.e otole aoflly Bway-aever to ""mVa me t-hat- paflje," flald Mtaa Sarah'a hgrob volfle. wlen Robln <\<lnimed woadertagly, Wby, .Tennv-N Li.tie uvvav'" "She wrltaa a good hand. better than you or I- flrm and neat,H WM iho srrini verd.-'f. Robi .ii l n" bear it. be waa deep in abatraet rtonght. ______ s_rah got up vicloualy. took the awaat peaa ?od toaaed them out of the wlndow lato -. del* wT,-... Jerniy. poaatoi abartly aftorward, fo.ird tbobi wiltlng ln tbe snn. t was a terriM" life to tl.e yoaag glrl! sho felt a* though i-i prleoa, iot dariag to alter oo mueh !. .",,. ... tion of one of tbe grim ol-| chalr.. Fv.rv h.' ' in tbe lioiis. had Us plaee and Ibe old ^rv'.rts iealo.is as Mtafl Sarah of chaiigea, w - e o ,lek t. res,,,i tho allghteot lanovation V,v bv dav plut,,'-d Robiii ttorpei lato hta graad 4>rk ,m asinmomv; he w i "?rcely eonactoui ... efalma or, his heart; he migbl bave heen dead and huried so far wae he heyond .>nnya |?w< - raeall. Perhapa, like Mba 8__fah, he Ibo wae lievond baiBf affected ba < ommundm.-ns. I.< bad biddea Jeaoy ftom tbo flrot toapiuae.hewelt. and oatarally his daty to ber begai aad eaded with tbe kindlv order. . ,.?__, Am-ie hereelri Thera wns not even a kit'en on the prounses, and tl.e yurd dog WM a vni-ms . old hoavt tl.at dlBgged Bt hlfl chain and WOU .'I . have N.rn the Bew-oomer to pleeefl bad tto _*en ( able t.i get loose. The onlr atoBflemeat ien rar . ?Tetinv was to tuRo long vvalks over tl.e BWOIB, aud ihi* amaaomeat palled f.. auch a oegree -ju. naa Rohln watebed her moVemet'itu flirol.eh m? nne teleeeope wlth tho same intere-t with WblCB ue atudieii the far-off stafn.* he miifht have apeonlaK'.' ns to the nature of the i-i vstal* whieh *js'd m rapiu IBOMflfllnB from ber eyes. as abe threw herHCll IB an BhaadlrB of mleerv on thc hi-atber. After the flrst few days Jenny never BBBf BOOUl the ho.iso, abe mado n*i Bolflfl Robih di I BOl notlce tbe chanc-. Thh elear skies were glvlng , him ehaneee which be had not for years of maK- ; Ing aolar ob*ervat,1ons, and he worked unrentit- j tlpgl>. acarce glvlag blmbclf ac'ceeaory re?t by day aad l,y nlght. Ilo cluinied Satah'a help as B matter of course, and sueh intense labor, and nighi watches, dlaogreed with the j.rin. woman'a temper, whieh becnnie ao frigidly aootere that ti.e eenaiti., -1ilant drooped in he. atmoaphere. Vet^ withai. Sarah had eyea' s'"' aaw everytning lhat Robin wns bllnd to, and. ns th<- lervnnta all axree ,, sh" had never ts-eri .__., ontngeouoly croae ln her life. A pile of earda had been gradually nccwnu* lating durlng the laal few weeka. Miss Sarah turned them over with aome eontempt?attll, -.he knew Robin must. keep un with tl.e world, and frieinis eannot be aboo_ntelY negleeted. "Robin," she -uid, "tbeae oalla mnol *** re? turn ed." " Well," mld l.e, "why not ? .lenny ean return them" " No," said .Tennv, in n elear low ton.. " I will not." "She i< right," said Sarah calmly. " . ou inn-t go with her. lake to-day: It is line: order tho o_rria_o earlv. Tl.e 'Bridgeo' live ei .ht n.iles o V. they ure old frionds; you onn ro thero lir-t. If you' aro iu time f,,r lunoheon so mueh the better: thev will be ovorjoyed." "'Hut, Sarah, eould not you?" begnn Bobln. "1 am nol .Tonny'fi hn.hend," said Sarah neldly. " lf a man marrie. he must expeet to have to fO out with hi*. wife on ooeaalon. Don*f attempt to put these enlla off on tne. Besido*. yon've dane too mueh nl'.ht worh lntelv, aml we ahall have vou i]] auain nnd o(T fo the South, and lieaven knows whal other abaurdlty you mnv petforml" " iie oan acareoly rriarry another -vif.-." aaid Jefiny, with cool scorn: " he has aVoady mado the one irretrieva)>!e bl.u.dcr." Miss Sarah enrefullv put on her spectnoles nnd poere . at the young hrkio ?? Veu'd better jm and get yautaaH ready for the tiip. Take a warm ahnwlj it's cold on tho tnooia," nid sh?, ln her strident tone. Tlon. w1tbo.it another word, f-he went down to the rtu ly and set to work to enpy T.<>bin's ohtervatinn; of the l.i^lit before. Pre?eiit!v sho beard JO-lny'a laagfi. Tt hnd > pathetic rin_r in its yonhg fre-hncss Miss Snral. fr -.v-.ed omlnonaly, arVe _oae nn.l wenl to tj.e wlndow: the onrrinev wns at the door. and .Toimy had juot takeu her sent bv Robin. w-h.-> waa amning down nt ber in u wholly unphflceophlc inun~er whieh ?uffuaed the eirl'n pale faeo with a glow of lovelv plnk. Miss S.-.rnh stood frowning at the nnir porfentoualy 1 sho had nover looked so r_'\o.e in her life. bnt. liidden behind the onrt.ln. hor tnro woa not viidhle to dethrone Joy Tfom Je'nny'a heart. When tho banpy eouple wete <...t or ngin, she went baek lo l.er w..rk. bnt obmehow ane eould not flx her mind on what she wns dolnt. In less than an hour she ser-ne. fo Torm n liidden resolution : "he Teft the study. and. w-Oh defhr mited tread. n.sdo h.-r wnv to Jenny'o room. where tho vouflj. girl nlone hnd nnrlUpiited sway. Mi?s Sarah knew sho hnd nn H.-T.t there. bnt _b___ she waa above the oommandmonu. Bbove helng afTeeted by rnlco wntcri _ro-*em ordlriffi'y fo]h, BO she entered without heoitatlon nnd pro e?_dpd to rnmmn_re. ?">.. n tnble bv the wlndow wns a ne_t pile of aohor-l-bnok-. evl.lently called into floily requial tion Miss Sarah snifTo.l eontemptubnaly. "Out of datr oent itlea nim.'' pne muttered, ")** the us-i-.l aeienoe smnttorin.' denll ont at. rirl-' .ohools." Then ahe name npoii n lisf of atndlea. formidohle en?u _-h in Je'nny'a eyea, ahlnrd fn tho_e of tbe experleneed atndent: but thls waa aoon dropned, f'.r Mlea Saroh'a ferreling glnnce had I sjsfht of n dlary. ? ? I'.'e-s .no. whal :. baby, to keon n dlary! ?neered Mi?w S.inih. is sho opened the eacr*d pRtres without a qnnlm. Bnt n* ahe read. lhe aneer died away from her c-rim eonrftenaneo; here she lound the eruel .utlerin_rs Jenny na I pn duTcd p-intel In glowing wordo. She aaw heraell just aa she anoeored in lh??e youn . *ye*. an n I I sensiitl'in to Mlaa Sar.-.h. almoat ns though - ? beon dead nnd bnrled and h-.-l retnrned ln hn ol.l hannta, aeelng w-itl. snint eves Instead ol " throni h ? ? gl un, darkly." - Tt i? rtrange-." wrote .Tennv. nftor thla relation, "that. hai--. and aevere as she nniformb airnear to he tl-.-re is Bomethino ahont her I cAuld 1.? lf she wonld let me. Bnt abe la ubove heina ?oved. Sbe is w atron/r, ao anflloienl to her-jell T dared one niehl to luss hot: ebe tlid not Hke lt"_"Vf.s sbe did, though," InlerpolaffJi Mias Sarah?"and 1 ahall never dare lake aneli n Wieri] agaln. Wns ?bo evr yonn*. And did sr.o ey, i care f,.r Rowera ani Bunahlne? Hnd abe ever t ' With n andden vnap Mi?s Sirah turn" 1 the page "lf I onlv knew what thev wero dnina, what tbfs cre:,t -e|_ntifle work woa tS prove: bnl th"V never delgn to rnention tho theme in mv hea'ring! Nlght by ni_ri.t thev wntch t'e stnrs: ho.v T ]<mg for tbe opnortnnlty! 1 do nol know anythlng; bnt I ean learn. I bate wleneel I makcfl pe'ip'e S-. hard, ao aelf-aatiaflerl, and -!>*?" tbem wlthin aneh narrow wnlle. The aloi more to Robin tiir?n his wif^: he eaiee for tbe wnallesi infnrmati n he ean irnln cenoei.j tbem, bnt fer hiinmii beinga bo <loe? not eare. lt . nothintr to him that I suffer. that I lona for a wi-ler. bronder llfe. T am ii prLsonor cbained I . ornel doom. Were 1 to l^ burned at theatake Seatl woul I nuf an end t-. bt mlaeriea; Imt here /. . [ doomed to death in 'Ife. My ln. i_ lepwaaed: my l.eart i. killed in tl.is icj atm< s-lere: mv yomth la dyibg with my heart Oh Robin, Robin! Is not the human aoul eternal ns tho heavenaf You shmld help me, Robin, . ' i h< r Right amongat ?? ir ol n : rei I me, Robin. with n* deep a longlng for Intelllirenoe at la hi hlen ln my heart, aa . o i read t; ? ikfea!" . Fhirah threw lho dlary aolde: lomethinq rerv queer wna touehlng her eyes with .. fllm. A nlrorotiii rubbing hrooght her keen ' loi >n ' order and i* ahowed h.-r- aome daintv work' in n hoaket on the tahle. Mltrn Sarah |,,.,..e! nt it lor-Lr ere she mn-terel the p ot the prodnctior. lt araa n eop ol real v' lr. e. nnd evidentlv, the grlm woman percelved Intend d for herself. Sho put TT oh?' n-.vrv. it i*< trn<?, bnl to he/r own aatiofaoi admirina the effeot wlth a almplieitj ot pertalnin^ m l._ o, ihe aelentiflfl Then m. it hnek In Ita pl'ce. nnd flngeied tl.e few _i jennva aconty nnne had enobled he to pnrchnoe who., abroatf, Sho BeowVl -e\...-' :,- ti;,- muelln r irtnln*. aod tl c general air . I , r nee with whfeli lhe glrl bad lnvent_*d her poor llttle proi^reios, theu Bllddenly Btrode oul of tho room nmi returned to her work. vi r fiovn A m mueh for Ihe res- of th.- dav thnl even the "ld eervantB were nlunncl. nnd^ weni about t'n.ir work fearing an nn-innted eaplo*- ?? When tl.e nl.Hont pair came Iimii. ln tbe Klo_.ni intr. nnd Jenny'a lii'itrh. merry new, wlt_hout that patlietlo iimr whlch Imd welghted itr. hreahne in the mornlng, atnrtled the gloomy echoca Into .erloua remoniJtrance, Mlao Snrah'a ratber baaa voiee wna hoard fiom the npon hall door. "Oh, you're book aie you"' I wont my ten. T an. naed now to .Tennv's wav of maklng it. nnd I eon'! fnney lt otherwiae " Orita ?'- waa this t-pec- !,. it itruck llke a warm wave on Jenny'a e_r. Bhe falrly ran Indoora, - I'll be ready in ? moment, Sarah. aaid ahe, and ber utep went hlithely up tn her room. When ahe retnrned kiw earried lo-r work-haeket on her arm. glancine from Ita oonlenla rathei timidly nl Miw S.?rali. Thnt crim woman waa so;tt<-i ln a Btiffl armebalr ny the flreplare: she hnd an antlcjnnled pleee of eanvoa ln her lnp nnd waa thrmding a needle, frowning i.i i e- nVly ;.t IhetlilTiculliea pre ented by the ravelling silk "Oet onl of my lisht'" aaid she, wllh aeveritv, ns srhe rhaood tho neo<lle wlth Inereoaing aaperlr and iibs.ilied ititere t. .l.-nnv stood i,.-ide, e\ claimina wlth rapture al the exquiaite colora overflnwins Silla Hawh'a bia.-k anaon. ?? Tlorentine." stiappe 1 the augtero one. "I beenn it twenty yeorv agoj it'- about time I fnSh.d it." _ _, Tbere wns sunethinR in Miks Sorah a manner tT'nt might have annwen-d oue of Jenny'n quea tions hnd sho l-.eii on tbe nlert -" Had she ever n i.r..'."": bul of oourae the tiirl had no idea tha! ber mcred i'r\ h?d been orerhau"od - Tor my pnrt," nid Miss Sarah, ns ahe aipped her tea ''I run itnlino i for a aooiol evenlng: I'H get '-;. arlth 1, v work, nnl Jenny ean Ur_\ to us pr'-cnilv.'' Robin looked l.is anrpriae, bls utler bearildei ment: .Tennv RuBhod. Whal atmnge,devol pmeni w;, ti, _;- \ soela. erenlni in tl.i- g'oomy houre! "Tell mo where you \s.-nt to-day," contfnued Mi.^ Sarah, et.rln. b smile to her s0Vere lipe. ?'? I Mtepect v,o shall liave all tbe wert. lere after vour ??? fe '.'"'. ri Robin rnbhed lis head ruofully. The loo!; l,e ca?t at Saeah *aa hoiwleao. bewllderejl. She who alwaya helped him oul of hia difllonltiea waa now appnrent y bent on plnngft-g him into deep Jeriiiv waa aetting a few fliii-T.lnir tonehef I ? lhe laeeworkj then, avith Iho awceteoi _rr;..-.- ln the world. made her preaent_.tion. "Ifuronh!" wid Miea Rarah. "Youd w-tter .,.,, ,, pn t, r me. Wbleh la Irout aml whieh \t b-i.-k :? IM wear it far beat^ and you oan make me aoniethlng frir everyday. ",Iu-t wl.:i. I " ae longinp t-. do, -hi<| .lenny, ..oceptinK tii- ungraceful ineeeh wlth ilellifht, reading ln It whal ahe lalued more lhan effii Ive thanka lier motid btoomo eharmingly bright. MIm -sarah watehed hor prettl waya wlth aeven attention, a-.d her need'o laiil\ wln/.o l thr the eanvaa oobbing tbe artiatic pattern cmell .ei h-r been braln ma"ie some deduetion.., lea ib. ber to a eonolueion whlcli would havo otranded Itobin ;. helpleeu, Bhlpwrecked mariner had he 1^,-n ?,!,!,? to fo'low his sisler's leud. Bul Robin waa drenmlly IMening (? j?nny'a prattle, and afleruml aoothf.l by the prettr balloda ahe i>.n_r to b.in. dooed by tl.e Rreoide. \>\t mornlng Jennv fell leaa lell out in tbe cold than usuul. for .Miss Sarah turn.- baek at the door to oay, ln bar rough way ?? When we've i-ot tbeae ealeulationa nll right, you had lei ter eome and do some capyinj lor ii. Ri i in wrllaa ao hadly -i,.- pnnten ean'i de. ipher l.is lueanlng, and, as b>r me, i'm imt ni.i.li betlei : you're tiuict, q.ilck. and eareful. With a m.d, iilmrnst a threat iit fallure of suoli onnlit__Mi MiSH Sarah vanishod. leaving Jenny so ]i.-],r ?f )ie:irt th-.t she hnd to Otep herself several times in a glad ri 11 ofl aong. "She warblga like a bird, olserved Mis.s S,ral. '?Who. Kh?what . " from tlw? aboorbed Robin. "1 ear Jcnnt's voiee is awott aa a binckbird'?,* aaid Miaa Sara-i, tc merely, I ??I did not. bear anyihiiiK." said J.obinJ aa he fell ba<k into his well of thought. i:?. in the afteraeon the dooi bell raag u eetaantli : all Ihe world seemed to eome to oau Dn Rohin'a chaimtog wife. Jeaaj apprared at the atudy door; one look Bt Robln, a warnlng Klanee from Ml* Sarab, aad ihe retlred to ao honora alone. When ahe gave a graphio ueoorip tion of tl.e calleia in the even ing, Miaa bar_jn lieard her with a thoughtful nithcr than ?**?"? cxpreaaion* Al oaa name sho gava ? gri ' " II umpl. !" .... -,,- ,.-* "Ii-,,-n-. back agaln!" crled Robln. vVe muat invito bim t" apend nn evefling. ion iwaember Dacrea at Florence,'Sarah f" There waa noi a doubt on the aubject la mim Sarah'a anapptab "Of course." ??So you are going to be very gay-dear me, ?aid Robln. "It vou aeeept all ihe lnvitatiotis - iweied broadcaat over ua, you wlll bave your time enl oul for you." ?____. He wns twirling a enrl in bi* hnnd : Ha* I Dacrea" was mgraved thereoo. MIm BoraB took it from 1 Im. '?.lh. I **ec it is ihe BOB. I knew tbere was a aon. Where did rou meet bim, .Tenny?" '? He knew my aunt;-' said .Tenny. coloring, "and he WBfl engaced to ls* married to ray cousin Baaaa; then?he Jllted ber." "Fell iu love with the lirst pretty fnce bfl snw, F Bnppoae." growled Mtaa Sarah. gneafltog ohiwwdly enough what .Jenny wns too modeat te tell ?? .r.ist like bta father." "I shall eertalaly ge and m*o old Paoros," said Rnhin" whoae mlaa wns far awajr, as aaaal, and who did not Botloe .l.-nny's eonfuaion or Mlaa Sarah'a remark. Bnt In i. few momonts Roblni interest in hls old friond wa* forgottefl in his work. u. Jennv was intensely protid. She did norehoo-e to go OUt under the vvinj. of the reotor's wife. sime wberever she went she wn/* met by pityinir looka. for gniodp waa life aboal tl.e peealiar bnbits "f tbe aeieattata, and goeeip waa eertaln tbat this pu!e, pretty croMture araa cruellv tic'locfed" even ill-tre.ited at home Then tbo advent ef T*_?*-i 1 Dacrea overwhelmed her with dlfllenltlcB, for be araa a vBto maa, alwaya ready wlth aentlmental nothinga, an 1 wberever Jeany went, followed in her iraln. Jenni .'ave np l.cr 1 >n_ walkl over tbo moi.rs, for Baai] seemed f.. pervade them far BBd near? and nt lengttl ko]it wlthln Ibe very narrow bonadarlea of the prim old garden, deny Inc herself to nll vtoltOIB indlsoriminatcly. Here ln tbe arbor the yonnc ereatnre ate her beart ont in the dull. 'Iend life! and gave up, one by one. tbo vtaiona hope hfi<l hell hefore her eyes? i.f dmns'le happlaem nnd ef Intelloetnal wowth. Ar leBgth she aeeepted a fre?h vialon, whlch WBfl ?i natulral -.rowti. nf thla death i" life. Robln did not wa.it her; al,. would go away aomewheiT nnd work for tbe world. She wonld nol try lo ie happy?happineoa araa not for her?but sho misht be nf arrviee to others. Sho wonld be a ii lasionary, and.nt to India to teach 'he p.^r women Ifl the -".enanaa: but when poor Jenny ? - far ns Indta" away from Robln, al o naually ntaaolved ln teara in miaery word* wonld n-1 volee s..ipeti7no* the reetor wltb bta kln-Uv v.iC nehet rated tho harrterfl set. un to keep them ant, deseended on Jenny In tbe Hrbnr, and drnu'^ed l,er f'.rtb tofnme party or picnie. but Jenny retnmed from s'l-h excuralonfl more wretched than ever. nad peratoted in ereetibg her barrlrra atroager thnn I fore. Mlaa Sarah watebed tbe L'irl crow pale and wan with n foolin? of irrltnt-ion for whieh abo ci.iild not aeeount* "You don't an ont enonrh.*" she aaid, Bot iin klrdlv: "vou w.inf air and ever.-.. Jeifnv made no renly. Alr nnd e\oroi*e would not beal ihe wi.nids |n beraore henrt. ahe thought, her elear eyes?f;i.Ied ;,* ber eheeks ?irrnvel'* nieot im.' lhe penetratln - onre of Miaa Sarah, "Whot'a thla? I_tacr*_' writlag. oi, p 1' tho oM Paatlc to-morrow Fon bave not, nre:i M ? riiins. Jenny''" "T l.avo aeen notbing?" aaid JeBnjr, gravely: '? l-Tit thnt doea not make any dlfferenee I "L-.ll ? -t go .Jenny went languidly lnto tbe garden. Sarab atood bv the win.low and wntehed ),er falr head nntll it waa loat amid the nngalnly shrui*s. She frowped ?verelv. nnl Inotead of loining Robin ln tbe atudy, put on ber atiff heat hon ti'-f. and went forth to oai! ..n aome old buay bodiea. from whom ?be knew A\e ahould hear "Hiiio. home-trntha Rhe rame ln.ine remarkably it'/s; home-trntha atrlbe none ibe leaa hard be? eause tho*e conr-erned c_-.n*'d-r them?elves su perior to auch generallaaUona. " Hv tl<- w,\. paid Robla. ns tl.er dlned. " Dacrea an I tl t rectog bearded mo in my don "i-, afternoon?made me prnmtae to let Jenny i-iii the ptcnla to-morrow <>f <-..'ir*e. I ref ,s,..i for ron. *si:r-ib Von don't e,ro f.-r auch thi ?r T: heaid, ? whje.h, we have not .-. minufe t? "-are T am di 'ndfullv iieMi-.d haad wlth tho?*e nronfs* ond thoae men detalned me t. '.. afternoon; 1 _n__t an hour :i? .eaat,*1 Mis* Saruh. '''V. ? erv OTOfll. waa ?tarlng lnto her wlno_taaa, and mnde no anawar. 1 i.. not ? ? ... -viT'-e-it ron aad Sarab," --.i.i .T ..-?>*. i 4i - ? ? ? i her .- faee "Oh, if V'-u arfll walt tor nr-J" ?r.! 1 Rohln' - 'e--ii.:'--. ?? r fenr ?'?? aummer wlll naim br t.ef..re ron -_?' --ti opaortiinlty tr, ..-e anytblng." : y -oo-. e 1 aa f ougl ? C Wi *?? ?? -'? I.r: H ere i' ?.. apenk imt as ahe riiv.l her e\,-?*. ahe met t1 '' Sarah'a, ai 1 hei lips ? ? ' If h;:s ti"t ocenrred fo you, T aappoae, Robla, thnt Jenny ? ? I avoH :i!l klnda ..f pleaaure partlea?" Baked Sarah, n? thev took thelr placea at the teie?e >ne :,,. hour later. "I don't like them m.varlf," ^*i-l Rohln fron rjuilly. "StiH. alie ran'i very vie'i -et out of thia, and voii.i-j |). -|.l<- .ff.-n Im? e f-.'l- a'.'i faaele*." " 1 Imaglne ? ome ?'- fn la mlghl he worth yonr attcntl. n, I' ? . 1 Sarah, gritnly " However ? ??! f>- fall i-i love with you, I rton't aee, I ahonld think il e wo. Id fall onl 'l :\--k'\ eii'-M I, nt rour IWffleet nf 1 .-- " - Veglecl ??" .-ri'--l Robin 'Why. I \to hor do just ;>^ abe likea; I never intorfere wlth hor wl*,he? ln Bnytl "Thal definliJon i.illy g.i,' natd M.*.* Sarab, annpplahly. Rut Robln waa already loat in th.- traeklew iinlveroe overhend: Mi*? Sarah'a Mrooam araa not a i lible tn oar? thal utralded for iho mualc of tbe " arandering star-." Tl.o n?;\t day Jenny Inva Ied lhe Btudy?a laval? vi-h -i enongh, In her ruatle gown and i>roi.<| hat, t'e atinligbl aeemed eoneenttrated about her: bnt tl-e young faee aorronnded by thta halo was anx loua nnd e.-ire-.v-nrn ?? Robin, dear Robin. mn 1 spcal. to yon?" " Bb, Jenny ''" Robin woa Bt.ll in tho eiouds. "Robin, the reetor'a wifa is i!l, uml Mr. liuore. 1 nt jlftfdl to i.t.-h me to jro with tlteir pnrty, ;,',.! i I,, not want ?? v.-rv kind of Dnerea, rery attent-ve. .Tu_t, liko him:" *-.-.... RoWn ahaently, ceoalng to we Jenny, ti.o ninlight, "r aughl elie on ti.is mundnne epbore. .I.'iinv drew Imck : ;, utern cl.inee, nlmnst of ,-nii t, i;ij , !i:ii<leni'.| lier lo-elv .o.'turos: abe paus<'d as though fo ii.-iie heraelf t!.,t Robin waa lodeed oblivion. oi ber .-?? i-t.-..... then she 1,-ft the room ilowly, oeiii-erii-.-tv At the <!oor sho paoaed agaln; her drv lipa ipoko bnt onee. "Oood'bye, Robin:" mu! theae .?.,.-: came aafl ai a breath, aenrcety iiu.lib'i- io tho iharpeot enr*. Then sho cloeeil the ,.' itlv doer and ah?wl\ s.-r t _? on ?he st.iirs. OJie did imt lorr the haaty stiid^ whieh nnni hllated tlw diatnnce between the .lesk I.y tl.e win flow ;nd the door, nor dl T she ni t'Oo fhe noi.y cllclc ol the Intch : I ut sle turned at the . niind, tl e DiOftiO of ii rough deep roiee. "Just aet my cop strBi__ht, Jonny. and wlpe the ink ofl mv foreheod?thnt quill ?f mine -put t -r- ao, i>' I look rery froway '"* " Ton look," s.--i<l Jenny?"you look liko?like nn nn.':. I:" An I ahe auddenly put oul her arma nnd cJuna about the grim woman. neck, - Robin. a lool !" snid Mlss SoToh ttrinily fo herself. "But, thank Henvenl I*ve got moro thaa !:i\ lll re Of V. ii ??." " So gOOd Of Vou to onme for US,' sho wi'S s.i.V \hz the negt motnen. t" Uio aglf-pooaeaaod young man. whom sho ncanned wlth a cnrloua aerutinj as he iinpatientlv glaneed frotn l.er to Jenny. " 1 have not aeen ine t oatle fer years Robin and l have worked too Inr.i lately, eo we have ,toi--mieii OO onr good rcctor ond his Wlfe tO tuke eure of , "..- M.ii.-i-ird here, But I need ehange, and shall take e-ery cbanoe thal offera for nn outing in future. " Bnall Dnerea made p..||t?' reeponae; but his |ow erin. hr,,'\- apoke of anythlng rather than |oy at 11,. proapecl nf Irai-Toving his aeqtiolntanae wlth -..rah. "Jenny I mean Mm Robin-nnd I ure old froi.'.s," begnn Itasll Very dell l.tful." siid Ml i Sarah amiably. - ,\"..11 wore em ? ed to her coualn, ! bclievej, nl ono time I* thal yonr do.-cart? Jenny wlll sit t_" hind, she doea not mind where sh,- ridea; bnt l t up i .Meiit .1....1 oi room, ond. beoideo, I aee you have n yi.it deal to tell me aboul vour lin-t nciuaintanee wlth Mrs Rohin" Jenny, wbo woa deftly arranging Miss Saroh'a hnnnet nnd mnntl*. gave tl.e grim woman'i bond Hudden wueeae. Perhapa the twinkle ir, tba keen <-ye~* dlBaeetlng the enraged youna man he fore ho. wns itiggeative of enjoyraent In SUn s.i.iii ut liiuir-: herself tin.s dominont. ifc.sil ie1' hlmaelf ludicroua, rapeeiaily ;.s an imploriag glancH from bia dark eyea m.-t with ;. reaponee utterly unprecrdentMi from Jenny?a morry ri11 oi langhter: inr be w..s not t>, know timt Miss .-sarniis Interpoeitioa mennl u rrprie re t,, Jenny? tbat tl.e littlo portmontean ready naeked upataln would aever s,_. Indla nr tl.e Zcnana Mlaalon fleld?thal MIbb Karah'a _rriui sn.ilo into lho troubled blue eyea had earried beollna to a aorol) wounded heart. A- lo l.i';.s<->r, aad hla tendeney to play the laver ti> ti..- lirst pictt\ faoe tbal leu within hia horlson, tbere wa.. ao fe_r tl.at Jenny would is- annoyed by hia abourd aentlmentoliamaj with Miss Sarah ..s a roek of strer-.g-h by her Uta. The hplendi'l hnrafa ilistinc-d tln- r.-st Of lha party, hnd, if Miss N,r.!i had one eoiistitufioiial aouree ol llmidity whieh rendered l.er ,i wreck of heraelf when aeeted hebind ?? pali ofoplrited horaea, ._-.! Doerea was never th- aieei. Jeaay, -uttincr nt the baek of the eo_*t*-BfO bv herself, .ani. caily in a ,i_i.r-l,.'Ht te,|, i.iiili- niaonrr that brought a amile to her grim relatlvo'i lipa. WhAt a feaat A Letter to a Young Housekeeper. Washington, D. C, School of Cookery, 6ii TwclfthSt, N.W. Dear.... Vou ask me which of the various baking pow ders vou shall use. I am glad to give you the bcncht of my experience, and save you the annoy ance and expense of experimenting. I say without hcsitation, use the "Royal." It is in every respect perfectly satisfactory. I buy it in five-pound boxes, and the last spoonful is as good as the first, no matter how long it has been kept. My business, you know, calls for the use of large quan'tities of baking powder, and I have samples of all sorts sent to mc. After an honest trial, I have always returned to the old reliable, the "Royal." Thc others may have their merits, but none suits me as this one does. . . . Sincerely your friend, REBECCA A. BAKER, Principal those lovely, aroodlaada ufter the duli, drean house and garden?wbat a (oy tbeaa rippliu^ atreame! And, oh! the dnfting abadewg upou thc sun glinted iore.it patha. .Mi***. Sarah meal while drew the young mnn out upon ,i variety ol snl J ?<?(*, whleh he rarely brooght into converaational play. ______ ? -s,, v.,,, ;itl. n0| ;l Hmsical acholar? \o.ir fntl.er waa. We rell oul oa theaubject twenty-nre veara ?-.-., II- would not learn any modern lan guagea?a Kn-itt miatake, A most obattoabt maa ..ti aome aubje. ft. , ??li,. ii ii,r..-i,' aaid Baall, reawmbertog aome late pamagea In whieh he himseif hnd goae. M raphienllv ret?t?**1 t,, rrienda." "nll to pleoee, ta ,I.aeiia*iona of liis future with his parent Iiut u.e Caatle oamc lnto alght, nnd tbe ladiea desceiidci at the entraaoe t" the w.ls aurroundlng it. to wait for tl.e reat of tlie party. . ., "Vou'd better i:i\e me your nrtn. Jenny. BBM Mi-s Sarah; Tm a llttle BtW arltb bHMblib bucm a rratnped po*iti ,n." . s. when tbe reat of tl.e party eaam up, toey found .lennv beaining and happT nm. blrd, under Mis- Sorar?a wlng. i:.o meetlng between M.**_ Saral, .-.?-i Mr [hcrea tho elder waa algnlllcant. ,,, _.,. the leaat thr glaneea exebanged were bei Hgerent. I'.-.t h.tcr In ihe afternoon, when Interra. ln thc rntoa had glven plaee m intereet in ti.e gypay-kettle. Mr. Dacrea dellberately ctoBBBd sword* With his ineniv. , " I l,r...i_rht him up on vo-.r pritu iplo*. aaid he. nod4llng toward Bnail. " Ue i* modern in every reepee.t; v<.u would not undertake tho nharge, a<> I atruegled wlth 'ho problem unalded." "Iluiaph! Rather a daadjrl" aaid IniBa Sarah, rodeefively. "Imt I dfiro *-v.v lio'll improve." -Tberea room for it," growled Uncreo tbe elder. with bia ment*] e/e on tho extravagaat habita of hi.s *>n " Vou have w-.rn w.-ll. Sarab: Ther* wim -.*. teader IntonatJoa ln the words whioh Irerelved n tielllgerent jrlanoe from the erltu woman. "Scienee Bgrera wlth mc," alio replled,' "but yr,,i- perlrii.*. I er ovea a|*?ke f->r her. "Vea' I'm too fatl I really can't help lt, Sarah, lt aaaa a man iliouab, uodoubtedly. I va | nl 100 llttle ev. r. . ,? "Ul lli I'l'lia." iad Jeaay aittlng on tbe moaa beaide Miaa Sarah. leaaing a*_*-tnal h.-r roek of strenL-th. aeat forth her merrv Inugh atid lnm.eent jo*.t? frotn th..* <.??',- eovert, llttle rl inktog thal tho atoaft old gen tierimti eonveraln. * Bgreaahlr, had oti<-e hoon nt. ardent lover, and thal Mlaa Sarah hnd l.oeu the 1 .- i of hla iffeettoB. M.-'.ntlmo the ti i.- ..f ifoa*;p waa turned for ev.-r ? Wh.' I tl'.'i.-1.. Ihey w.-re :it daotrer* drawn, and it la elear Mr* 1' Wn atid her pl*tor-lt.-lnw are hle." A Week "r twn ' .'.-r Mi-a Sarah eame down to 'teakfi.-.t ready equlpped for a Joiirm-.v: after maklng a pre'enre of eatlng, ahe auddenly r-nc nnd went out. She waa tone without a word of raw well, ind - addreaa. Rohln st.iel helploaaly :it Jenny. wrhen Bl loi r*b t1--. rorili/ed that ahe ? ., | depart. 1 bag and ?*-i rage "I :-:-, ^, 1. ..." s:,|.| |,e. "What ln th" vv..r d _.?, ,11 | ,;., } I' i, m.*f Inoon-I lerafe of Sarah All thoaa pmofa t. look over"?bc p-untod t.. aeveral nBopene<l l.undlea. "Can vou come and I o1.' me, Jenny '" __.___. W t1. Jenny a entranee into the attidy. Rohln mere w rklng maehlae no lonjror l.ift1*. hy llttle hla mind hrosdeBed lo humati ln ?.-.-?-. and he wa'ehed the ehangaa brought lnto h-r. preeioet* ?>. this |>uay l.ttle woama with a feellnu rtmt hla routh had began at laat, and that hfe held n eharm of whleh l.e had hltherto heen S'i'1 he mis.se 1 Sarah'a llne mind -? I hard-worklng iiiallty. "nd. had lie known ??'ere to rl i'l j-er lo wonld have Implored her to return tn tbe "11 h iBeaa, Hit Sarah wh* gooe, and no word a * beard fmm her for two voHra ller return waa aa nnexpeeted bb l.er departure, "the arrlved ?? Ibe gardea-gato and walked lato the i...u-e. Rverything araa nhanaed. tho prln. line* iv-'.- Vir< ken, i-v.-n the cr>.** old yard-doa wn* ?; .. Karal nodded her grim head B. tbe pleganee wltb whirh -he waa BUironade-d. then lior ovea twinkle i nn Robla, wbo was watehtog her with aome aniielT. "I like it," sl?. aaid "I doo.nre, R.ibin" vou look twentv reara -,-..iin-ei' What'*'tho matter? .fcnny f" "Wliv," mI I JennT, "' see Mr Da.-rc* nt the garden gate; do, Robin, let 1dm Ib." "Oh, he'? there. is he"" aaid Sarah, toasing her head, with .m o.hl ...nile twitebiog her lin*. "Ami Sarah, vou are grown Ba?bb baadaoam. aiid Jenny* her eyea reading Paria at it* beet in the rlegant morning dreaa draped ahout Mi-s Sarah'a ang.ilai form, "You'd lietter let him ln. Kohiti." ohaervad Mi*e Sarah. wlfbout BOtlelng .l.-nnv'a remark. "Ile ic not nh-tinito. ,.t leaat so he sn.vs?only porsiKtcnt, and if he meatiK to liml tne* Hnd n.e he will." ?"Itnt SarahI" from Jeaay. "We 14-ero marrled soon nfter I left you," aaid Sarah. "He fnllnwed mo, #_>ttgn t left no word a.. to mv deatitintlon Wc met n^nln at Florenee ?ami made it np?yan know we qoarrelled n quar? ter of a eenfurv neo Me aaya l dld htm injuatice. I tho.icht he enred for a preltv _tirl there: he nny* he never earcd for anv oii" but me. I am hound to belleve him, ainee he \t* n most, obfltiaate man, he never ./i*-es np ;i polnt. Oh, there you nre, ch' I eame ronnd IO i.sk .Tenny if nhe'd come i.nd BBB why onr drawlng*>tOom lonka like n euri i?*itv Hhnp laetead of ? llvtog-raoat Khe'a gn* the knaek of set'ini: thinirs ut oaw "And T have ome." mld Mr Dnerea, with his cnrdial smilc, " lo oah for I brother awl sister's congratnlationa on whal T think T mar call the hnppier.f lf the meridhm ho.ir.s of my life.?(The Argosy. THE ABOUIBABLB WATEU BVO. Trom The BoetOfl Herald. beroic rtteararn. to nliv.. Drlren fiom the Iarge hotel* i.v :i new eslermlnatlng proresg, these ln'-l llgeni Ineeeti make ?? '. Une for iie n.t - Hat' wh ?e misornMo neenpanl ls nnable t>, grannln sintfle l.nnci, ri- ui'l. them, nnd tlmro ihe,- t.esln t.i Itv. ni,d t,, nultlptjr "in. *- *etermlnaUon ,.i parpoae tlu.. woaM ie hbrhl. rommendable if they w.-re not -,, dlwgieeable aboul tt. Tht Injnnrtion to rlean them ' ut. fo tOa* il.oni wlth rirtottl i-peelMrs - wu.-r.mieii t? IHI," BBd even I'twl- _.<-en, I. onlr :i vaite ,.f breath, . nnj bouiekecper ln the moal :', 'i.-i-s of tir<r.!-i imrtmentH win n.tmlt, alter ererj exertlon and renstnnl oreralgllt. I>o whal iiiis in'iivuiii'n nmi. if i- wlthoal bvuI, beeaaae the teii.inl below. ,.r ilo- r.-nmit -ibove. or fl." terutnt u . ith. r -ll,-, tUU !>> i'.- -I ahexe nt fll" f.plitlnit. V'.i ls tl." oi;.- tfi-, nt ..'.. '."i t" rh" p ipnl'ir fl.it Ii-ok.1 keeplng. Vour uelj_hbor'_ dlrt, to ipeak hnidir. i? n porpotufli siiine of wnlnient. an.l thnt BObod] BOOWI BOW :iiiVT??I-. ,1-' llV-s |s ri r,l i;i( I.ilis Btate ment rtfrer llv! i| ln n t,l|_ upnrtm.-nt hou?e. Pfce ?eerel li oal atien .. lenam movwi away, aod aa nrmv firiiii_< thronirli rrarb nnd cr-vl, - W f-ed at a itranger*! expen*ci f>ne of the ocrapanht of ;i prottv an apertmonl ?? ra i be foand ln rhe town un- a- tu-.n. .'?"-.??-i ... r.it.. hei furnllv BWOJ ..n'l tbe ;.!??. ,?:,: ly ln tlie sprlnr, -uch BUMtery Imd Mn.ier Water Bug acnjidred ln Ibe promt.es. -?A.d lbe| :.r not ur. "utor htip-.-' rrled thls llttle wooaau, petheOlealiy enough; -thoy beloog lo aome people who bave Just BMtni bwbj i. nor _ay -<r\ _..'*. eaimol irlv" the Ume to . lennluir th" new lionl.-s. snd -i, I'm ?o|'ie t, lon re them l:i ftmataUon.* In tho aiitmnn th" -l*c>- wlll hegin over agaln, BiM llfe for OUOy ? aell ..rdcred tamtly wlll lf jsssed 'C deeattorr peleonlng nnd be?-,_iiin_ ih" praaenee of the never l"-sentnir sw?rnn. Thoro |. one reaaedy?onl. one?and thot i_ enn.ert"- .rtinn. but IndifTervnce snd c_releeenees mnst ever .Win . ln the *m_t, nt eoiir^e. of ?o nlmi-le a meens to c.-of'.i-i ai uat. L.i.f wlU tte water bun relgni TIIE BLUE GROTTO. A DAY IN TIIE BAY OF N'APLKS. Well. you mimt know thot ihe evenlng before, our trlp, lt luict been our good. fortune to m.-et tn tho t-alon of the hotel at Oiprt. nn EriR-sh elorgyman. Ul? Rov. -, jeetor of Bt-? He *n_i one ,f th<>*.o very nlce EngltsU clcrpym-.n, you Unow, !. s eoal very smooth and blark, bla cholier vorr wliite, nnd l.la collai- very hlRii, nnd l.ls hat witli Jn-t tlie rlRhr. t.crleal eurl. Iiut, lie waa a gentle man nll through. OBI thcre'a no doubt about that! Ile hcard ns spcaK of %ttto% to tae I3iu? orouo, ar.d ho sald: ?? lf your pnrty ls a small one, slr, and lt wlll bo no Intrnslon, I should liko to Jnln you," ptvaontlng hta card. With that I whlpped ont my rard-caso and handlng him mlne, sald: "My dear Ar, lt wlll pive mo the _To.it,.-t po.olbl? pleasure to have yoar company ' co lt WM aettlad that we were to | . t..__-ther. and agro-d Ibal I should hlre tlio t.ontmen, and make all of U.e arrangement*. In Uie avealag, when I had BH tlilnirs Baed up to n.y tnlnd, I went to baaj up our rlerfrvman, and found l.lm uulte dtagoaad to be phaaed with everythlng 1 i.-i.i done, and lie piOBllaed to bo ?n haad at UM boaB-laaaHiag next morning at tba appolBtad Boar. I we.,.. BOWO il..-re bcfgbt nnd early, and there was ..ur h"Ut w.tu tho six rowara, Breaa. atalwarti bare ...ot?_ (eUowa, nll ready t<i i-tart. There waa a fresu vvln.t MoWlBg, und the WBVM were Just daaetag, i.nt wa Bad never been to the Blue ni'otto 1,'foro md wa thought It wa-. nll nh-e. Pretty aoon i ur Uerff.in.au iiobim ulong, hls fuce one bcamlng imUOi and hls clothes m IB prlm and clerloal thau ?var. 1 put my wlfa ln. the clergyman g<*_e ln. I take my aeat In u.e ntcrn, and olt we go, the sli rowers Bt_B__| up to row, and shoutlng wlth aaeh atrofca of the .*ir. Oh, my aoall how gind we wero to think we vv.-ro all fHrn? to Uie Islue CJrotto I and It wai Just lovely-*o far. tt* talked a gnA deal, at fli-t, but by and by I BOttead thnt w? smllr*. more than we talked, and (tradiinlly tl.e claigjmBB. smile boenme a rntber tolBl BBd gbaatty Bfltfle, und ho made a n,-ilck motlon .. tba s.'io of lha boat. 1 got between Mm und my wife, uiA sald: " It 1? rather Urcaome sltung *o long, wouldn'l you llke to He downl" "My ileor Mr. t.," he sald, -'yon aro very s??o; I think I would llke to llo dowii," and wtth that he drup* l.v?o tli? bottem of the boat. My wife WBB iaughlng to t.-tself, and it wns tunny to see so mucii iiignlty eoUafBO all la a BagOOB, but lt took only a few more rtnt.coa of thc bOBl to brtng her lnto the .ume i-ondltlon, and without a w..rd dow_ Fhe goes lnto tbe bo-.t. My suul: tboagkt I, nnd we not half way t. tba Whlte t.rotfo yetl Th* wavoa got iilKher aad bigber, and fl*e mea* ptihcd away f..r <l"i,r llf". Itetty 1000, I bear a VOlea from tlie i.thcr aad nt tlie boat " My ih>ar Mr. 1*., don't y..u think wa Imd better turn Broaodt' Well, lt I (?..uid have laugl.ed ut anyihlng, I iboaM have iaagati to think af our taialag arour.d tu that t,--.', '?vea lf we eould Ju.ve mado tl.e boattnon nndorjtand us. Md M.-** you. they liad BO ld<*u of going b..o__, fliey were gOtBg tO tako u< way around the, ls:nnrt, a.d get tbelr toBflaeb fnaea, I baa* attpalated for tbal Ib .ne moralag. "if I idve y._ faaKeaa Initne you ,,ro to tgka u.* wiy around lhe Island, ii-,ii ihOW u* nll Of the grmto..," and they vv.-ro |.....nd to do lt. Oh: how I gryancd na I thoupht .TT that, for by thnt tl.no I,? but no matter, 1 .lldn't go lnto the bottom of the b?at. With mv wlfe-a .sklrts, and alv feet aud a half of fltaigjBUB I eoaMat IVrhaps I dldn't wunt to. I kept aaytag to myse'.f: 'I mn gotag to tho Blue C.rotto? we ure all piing tn tlio lllue C.rotto?thnt was n ro.nfi.rt. I'rcity mioh. aaa of ilieboiittnoti polntod hl* oar nnd ?mld: "White .irotto:" Wlth that I choked down my etnotlons and made an eltort to muse th? purty. " Mr. II.," sald 1, ?we ore BOW approaehlng tlio Whlte .irotto, not to hea.utlf.il tn thc Ulue, but, 1 am told, well *t>rih larlng lf you eould ro.iao yourself a moment und-" "My dear Mr. F.,M he replled In a falnt hut very deelded vol.-e, "you wljl lay mo under th" _rreatest pnaalblo onllgBtbm if yoa win only let .?? akma." Tbea i Mad n.y wtrp, "Come, my 4i,-m-. make an etTort. Just nlve H look." "Alph'a.ae!" Ate ? lirleked, '-don't yon dare I.i speak to mo!" Tlie men were valtlBg to back unter lnto tlie grotto, Mtt 1 shook Tiy bead and polntod akaat. "111111' (Jrott i'." I shoutcd, "lf wo nut->t ro, tha sooner the better." ho, OB vve went. up and down, up nnd BoWB, over tliat drendfid water for half nn h.tur more, nnd by und by the men poljit aliead to a small npeulng ln the rorka vilth water iaabblg over lt. and 6ay : " I'lu" C.rotto!'' It looked ahout balf a* wld" iu, the bout, BM evory WBVO btolie abova tlie top of the ogeaing, Tbat vins aaoogb tor n.e. 'i'liere wa* no jiarty t.. eoa siili now, and I 'nuKht iioid of tho neareel ..f tba mep, ,nl *al.1 to him: -No. slr; wo fl.m't go In thero: N_ liiue ..r.i.to in mlne, yoa aaAarataoat" Wltb tl.at ther atl .st.ipr?'d rowtog i*nd begaa _> aboal i "Maea ronll nu.. .i.''>iil !" Thev WON alrnl.l, WBgB we ).-..t bome, I w.iui.tn't pay ibam hc-auso w* baont beea .?> the grotto. '*_ty dear frieinls," tald 1, ??y..u ahall bava a wbala boa of awaaroni; jo.. *tiaii bave two boxea, if you wiu only gH aa_homa without abowtog ua any thing more" kt kaat, what wttb FVencB aad a f,.w ftallan aroida nnd pUnty of geaturea, I made tbem uaderafobd, and w<< went by tbe Llue ttrotto. Kut we ha*l hoon there. tli.il vv?? a cmfuit; and iiovv thero was tlie Oroen Orotlo left. Pretty aoon l bear mv ivlf.'H votea, " Alpliivi?e '?' ? Y-n, my dear." ??Ilavv aa eoaae to ti.<; ni..c Orotto yet." -My dew," l >v plled. -I am vorv nuppy lu tell you we have 1,-fi ll levcral mllea behjad na." uTbaak HeaveBr1 *i..- aa clalnnit. and aule-lle* ..tice luore. Well, ut last we left ov.-n Uie liri-eu linitto l.el.lnd us, aud I tell Vou. ..f ail ihe beauttfbl sUht-. in thla Bay ot N'aptoa. no D.ltig ever looked i?> beautlful to me as thal boai iiuiiiliii. nt Gaprt. We hn-i baaa lo ti.e Rlae Orotto, the wliite Orotto nmi tho Qreaa Orotto, aad had cobm home allVO, I'he men hml enrn,*d Uu ir f.iurl.-.ii fi-.ur s, had k'-pt tbelr agreeiaeat aad taken us aay iinii.it th-* Island. and I v.ns so pfcaaed vuili tlie trlp, and eapectally _t.-tilng home. tliat I i?ld.*l two frnins (aore. w.- balped tbo elertyman ont trom the bottom ol tae boat, bru.-ln-l o.T hl. ,o,,t nnd kiw- Mm hls umbrella. llo a_ada an aBoat to smiie. -Mv d_ar vir. f ." h" baaaa. "Hot a w.>;d. mr dear ??ir,'' i sald. -I l.no-.v boW Tou'hnve euj.ived it, nn.1 all you wi ii to aay, i wlll aaa you later." 1 . iill'-.l at h! !??...iii ni- l f.i.md hln. atttteg np ln hed, taUiiiK" a eaa <>f t<-a. iie wn* detlfhted to aae me ntnl arlabcd Ea iu*l*t oa paylnic half af the ex raaaaa of ti.e exeoraton, iaateai of _. thlrd, whleh was la *.har?v ?? No. mv iaar abr," l snlrt. ?? I enn'i alliw tf. My wife gul her full BrOBOrttOfl of the b.-neili of thc trlp, and I nm't i-onsent Ut havn her consider-d ln thc Ilulit of n dend-liead." Then I tatd bim about tha M tru two franca gtvee aa a tbank-oBartaf for gett/ng ln,mo. whi^reat he ronad up l.ls eyes nnd wil.i : "Oh, ii i v dear Mr. F.! Why dldn't you ?lve them flve fl TOLtTOPAt TA3UBB WORK. Fmm The London Hiilly New.. Oaaateaa tblatat pabBabaa, la tba eotamaa of tke "Moeeow Oaaette,*1 a short report of tba waya a..,i ni.-niis Ihrouirl, whlch we.e dlsbursed the fainiu.- ftanda milerted lu Bngtood nnd plaeed In tl.o haoda of bar haabamL The report. aayi m.r .Kie**;i correapoadent. ahowa rtmt tbeae rkarltabla siit.-..rllitiiiiis aera ad niliilslensl to the v-ry be*t udvaiitag"-, and were not. ns Ui ao matiT eaaea of oflltlal ndmlnlstrutlnn, illvlded between llie jn.ekrt of the TehlnevnIB and ih? fami^ii Ing peaaaata. Oouat ToMoi i- at preaaat la u.e <;ov rrnmenl "f Blaaaa rloatag the free kttebeaa ratab ll-h.sl during tl." fanilne, and wlll shortly pul.ll.li a d"tnile,i i**p?irt of l.ls phllaamropieai operattoaa. Thorc reaialni la tho coaat'a baada a nol laeooatder able baln.i'-e of the furd. aabacrtbeg ln P.nulaud. and thi* I* held ln reserve tor Ihe rollef of ,)ie poor In teveral <>overnment? where, Judglng from preaent rondlUons, the acarclty win thls year ba abuoct aa izrrat aa U wii laat aeaaou* ZOLA AT LOURDES. TIIE AUTHOR OF "NANA" MARCHI.VO BE. 1I1ND THK HOLY SACRA.MEXT. Paris, September M. Zolals pilcrrimnKC _? Lourdos is the eenww tlon of the day. The emlnent apostle of natur. aliam often furnishes those senaation.. whieh are the breath of life to mod_?rn Par___ani, ae they were to aneicnt. Athcnianj. His flrat 'a^-ous ncvel, " L'Assommolr,'' was one. 80 waa "Nana." So was "La Terre." So, too,' for e difTcrdnt reason, ?waa *'Le Reve." Intervlewo with him, printed in the papera, have furniahed others. He is apparo-Vly fond of being inter viewed, and on such o___asinns often aaya atart ling thliiRs. Another sensiitlon of the flrat maxnitude was eauscd by hia Httempt, to get eleeted to the Aeademy. nnd hia aubeeqiient eontroverey with his hucccfeful rival, M. Viaud,' or " Picrre Loti."1 In iteelf, too, Loiirdcs is n aonsational plaee? if the torm may he, without irroverenee, applied to it. N'othinor eould bp more truly senaational than the annual pilmdmn .e thither, the flocking to that shrine of tena of thousands of devotee., dozons of speelal trains runninir to lt dally; the dnily proeession, with thousanda of priesta and tons of tiinusands of the laity: the forvent. prayera of the suppllcanfs, and the wild exulta tion of thoae who are miraculously healed?nr who believe them.selvea to be healed. It ia impressivo even to see tho tboumnds, for whom there is no possibjo .beltor, lyini? down lo sleep at nittht on tho j_round, under the open r_\ty, Uke soldiera on the fleld of battle. In all Europa thoro is no moro remarknble sorne than thoae presented nt I/iurdot. dnring the annual pilsrima.ro. Now, einee this f mioiis shrlne Ls a plaee of eo great interest,' and sinee all France ia alwaya ready to hang spell-bound upon the word* and netiona of |? Zola, one mar only imperfectly imaglne the sensationa eaused by the announo* ment that. tho two were to be for a tirve een Joine.1; thnf IC Zola, in brlef, would tbla year. join the holy tlironjr and make tho pil?Tlmape. It must bo eonfe_?sed that. the sensationa were mueh varied. Some thought only of the new book he -would write,' a nAturaIi_.fi.; novel about Our Lady of Lonrdea. Some?the railroad people ?thought ?f the throng of sisht-aeera his prosonoe there would attract. Some. many tadeed, Ionkerl upon It wlth plotis horror. Toi them it wafl not merely Saul among the Proph->_a_ lt wns Anti-f hrist among the Piseiplon. They pfOtaatod, They even sotight to invoke the law^ both civil and eeelesi.istioal, to prcventi M. Zola from going thither: all of whlch was, of couraej in vnin. and onlv ecrved to amuae the object of thelr dlsfavor and to give him welcome materlal for the ncvel hc hnd in mind. To the reporfcra and correapnndenta, however} it arao son-efhirte moro than a sensation; it wao a KodHond. Occurring in the dullest part of, the dull season,' with only the grim tidinga of tho oholera to reeord, it fumished columna ot necoptable 'copy." A great reiief. too, auel. possip waa. to the dally tale of horrora. "So> many to the poal house earried in; ao many! fiom the doad-hoiise earried out." 80 the5r literally throngod about him and dngged hi_( foolstepe 0verywhere. He eould not take a atep, or turn his ho.d,' wifbotit the faet belng recorded in a soore of note-books. So IC Zola, accompanied by Mme. Zola, wenfc to Ixiurdefi, and, followlng the erowd. proeeede d. at onee to the Holy Grotto. He found it aur rounded by more than twenty thoneand people; of l>oth sexc. and of all agca and conditiona. Infleed in none of his novels ia a more etriklnig seene portrayed than that. lfl the afternoon tho dally proeesaion oceurred. At Ita head nwrchedi no lese than two thousand prleete,' monka and nuns. Then came the Holy Sacrament, borne beneath a rtlken canopy. After it oome the eiek and Bufferlng, who had come thlther to be enfod. Tliere were cripplea on crutchca or lean ing on the nrma of frlends; the blind, led by, friends er fellow-pilarim. r alek and deformed lnfanta ln their mothera' arms; here and there a orlpplo ond a bllnrl man arm in arm. rolying; upon enoih ofher, the one for support. the other for gnlilnnce. Behind those thotmnd_ came other thousandi of mipplianta. Pa_*A*BtttU_ perhapa some Hcoffera, while yet other thousnnda stood by and gazed upon the seene. Among the last, named atood M. Zola. Ha WM dressed in blnok, with ft white etraw hat. In hi? lionde were note-book and pencil, and. Mm*. Zola lenuod ii[>nn his arm. He earried With him a fohiin . camp-ehnir, upon whiehi sonietim.-fl he, sotnetimos Itea, Zola, sat, when wenry of standing. He also kuelt when all nround him did ?o, at the pasring of the Holr Sacrament, but kept his cye. open nnd his note. book an.l neneil in hand nieanwhile. He aaked innumerable questions of those who atood about. hlm, and wns cvidently mueh moved by what ho aaw. When the whole throng burat into audible -tipplientions, his eyes behind their gl_e_e_f glittered, partly with synipatl.v. partly wlth teara, - Save us. I/nrd Jesus, or wo shall perfsh!" ori,v_ the niulfitudo; nnd ..Jeona, Thou Son of David, hnve merer on us.'"' "Oh, i_nrd! wpeak but n word, look on tis for a m .nient. and we shall br healed!" Then those who had been ftiok begaa vto ahont that they were cured. Ona wotiian. bedridden for yenrs, eprang from tho litter in whieh she had been earriod, exclaiming. "Cttiedl Sav.vi:'' Tbe whole erowd eheered voclferoiisly and shotifo.I exelamntions of prais. and thank-sglving. If. Zola br.ish.-si his eves an-l niurinured, " It is wonderfnll wonderful!" Tliere wn? nimther proee.-smn at ni_.it. The floly Grotto WM illuminatcd. and the statue of Notrc Diitne rta Lottrdeo waa adomed with wreathoi hearing Ughtod candle... Eaeh pilgrim in tho proeesaion eairied n taper, an.l all nanit lho "Ave Mariu " ns they ninrehed by the shrine. In tiils piocessioti tliere were seven not.ible pers?ns. Six nf them were pilgrims who had, they s;.|d, b.en iniraciilously eured that very day. The _evenlh wns |f, Zola him?elf. Ro oontrived tn hold in o-ie baad In-th note-bool. and tnper. while he Wielded the por-ejl with the other. " It lij.ts my book so tl.at I ean write, ? lie aold, rof.rring to the taper. llis eara and tongne, too woia baay. ife Uatoaed to and jottc.l down every devotiotuil ejneiilatlon, anrl aaked inntiineiable <|tiestions. Sometimoa he get pleaaoal anongh anaorara, but sometimes he wns shurplv rebuk-.l fir his irreverence. The i.evt morning he went to the pri'.sts and asked for .... aiithoritutive li-f of tl.e niiracles that had lK-oti arOQghl just M noiiclialnntly ;u* h<- might have nsl_od a prefeet <>f jxdice for a list of tha dny's nrrests! Ihe pri.-.-ts deelincd to ;:rat.fy, his irreveienr euri >?.r.. During fhe daf many eurioiis ineidenta oo cured. Me wu. walh?Bg about among the Uttera ol lhe siok. and panood at the ai.le of m . rippled bay, who Neogaljed him. " Ah, my. Ind, ure you pinying la bo eure*!1'' he asked* " No, M. /ela." waa the reply, "I am prnyingj for your OOOVeroloat" Tho novelifl-'s face flushed wirh etOOtloa, ;in,I be beat over ;v.n_ kisseil the Iid. aaylog: " Tliank you. my dearj I have no doubt laal I Mod to Iw-coine hotter.'1 Sooa after thla <>ne of ihe priests waa felling _\L Zola of the ii.ii'.-.ulous cure of ono of tha ptlgrimo when another approaehed and ex c-lnimod: "Ah. M. Zola! lf only you would turn to our Lord! Ho wonld eure you, alaoj unS receive you into the nciuleniv of the true Im mortals!'' Tiie -lO-clist was a little taken abacty nf this refororieo to his dofeated aoabition, bug took it in good part. The tor.e of tin- book whieh ._[. Zola will write as a r.-eulr ol his vii.it to l_-.nr lew will not be altogether fri.-i .llv t,, the ahrine. netthet will it Ik? offensively hostile. He artll glve tlio bui_| of the piLriu..- eredlt for eiin.-rity. but will oliurge them with too great oredulity. Iie wilf dwell upon aonie ineidente whleb he cliims to have not.-.l, aueh as tho .leutl. of two pllgrime whlle on tli.ir w.iy t.. tiie ahrine. Novertheieae, .ho tor... of the hook will I >c _..-i:e:al!y ie_ipectii?^ as ho IndieatWl -.vhon ho saj,l tr, one of tlujl priohta, on bidding him adieu \ " I am sorrj} that I enter.sl upon thia pilgrimage ao lightlrJ I should not have doae ae hn4 l btta. properla IfifSltte-li".. " w v^m.