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MISS KIBBY'S LOVEfiS.
She W'tt, walklBi slowly about tho room l.oldins* a ttimbier half l.lh'd with ?OBBBBdfl np aeainst tlie lpw ceilin?. uhcrcver she BBW a By. The un gaspeetlag inseet dropped down into the lnnocent laokiaa death preparad for it. vrtiggled a little in il.e alldty 111:1*: then was atill. I'atiently the v.oman kept goJag. with her arin held up, aud tlio flics kept lailinj,. She was n,,i very tall' nor very thin, nor very much of aaythnig. She waa stridly medinm. She hnd hair whleh was neither very gray, nor thiek, comhed tightly off her forehead. She said "ahe OOUldnl do her work if het hair wrn't out of the way] aa 1 twhrted tight." lt was twiated tight aow: it waa ao veiy anug just above the aape of ihe neek tliat one aeeiag it Involuntarily f?lt the ptillinj. ol the hair lrom the roota, BBd wished it mi.ht, be loOBOBed. Bat it. never was lamuBfd If you saw Miss Klbby, you saw her Wlth tl'i.t kiul of hair in just tbat plaee. A neighbor' who had gnffered lons from the sight. veatured oae time 1o spcak nf this arranc;emont, and to anggeet eomething which looked lcaa t..r turi?_. " I'.'lindy." said thls friend? " jost lemme try to do up your hair orce, will ye?" BeUada Klbby looked up from rollin_ out her p:c crust. "1 hope," she said hnmbly. "T nin't no offence, nor no stomblia' block to my ael_hbore, he I ?" She slappr 1 a amall sheet of crust on ta a eru'-k-'d ph) : late and nipped up the ed_e ao that if woul.l held the CUatard. There w.ss no rcply te i.er queatiea; preaently she wenl on Iq an al? most laaudible voiee: "Tl.eie'.s two reaaona why 1 nin't goin' *<? change my notion ol doin1 ap my hair. One i**. 'a I've raid ;t huudred ti:no.-7 it's oui the way, 'n' I can work with it thla wav. The other is," sh-* leaned botli floury banda 011 the cake board and looked a' her friend, B-_kia_ her voice alinost To a whis per. " he liked il so."' Mrs. Looby felt very much anbdued by this last 1*88808. and by Ali-s Kibby. mantier. but she waa a persiat.'tit WOBUB, and she now pei.isted aud said : ?*0h, land. iTlin.lv' You ueedn't talk like that. Ile ain't Bowherea roun.l to sc your hair! '11' ain't hea for twenty year; n' ln all human prob'bility he never will be a_it>. I wooldn'1 think no more of him* if 1 was you.'1 -Jhit y.ui ain't cie.'' verr itistlv remarked f> limly! "and an I _ue*s we sha'n't never a.rec on this Buhjeot, I*m C-pectla' to hear from him every day aoar.*1 Wlth a sllght digBity of manner. an of one wht) wns ooaaeiout. nf bavlng a lovcr? thooch shotniprht. not look as if ahe ha 1 one" Miss Kibby llfted her l.owl of ei:_ aml milk and pouved it into the crust on tl.e plate. Xotwiihst-.n.]ii)_ nll het pa.*t e.vperienee, with her friend. Mrs. Looby was almost deceived. She aaked with (iiii-k 111'erest: '? Havo ye heard fmm hlm lately?" ?'Not lately," irplioj" Mlaa Kibby c-almly." '-but I'm expectin' t?<." Mrs. Looby eonld not help sayin." ?OhTdear!" imp.tticntiy. KkdBS to her feet, she puahe. I.er ehair baek BfaiBat the wall with almost a jcrk. "Some folks -uo dretful fooliah," she said. "Wa al! have onr waya of bein' fooliah." re markel the other,1 who had depoaited her ple in the oven. ai.d now ahnl tl.e door "I aaeea PH be goin*." s-iid Mrs Loobv: "1 wou'l stav 'a' hender you 'bout your work any more." " Vou don't hender me nnne*" wa= the eordial rei-pons". " Stay 't lon? 'fl .vou f. el rou ca*;.'" But M:s Laoohy went down the narrow board path and 0U1 Bt 'hc _ate, which cllcked with de> Ohdoa hehi.id her Miss Kibby atood a moment and looked through her aereen door al h.-r departiag friend. She held lier.se'f very atraight aad the folds of her dean gown hun_ aeenrately about her. "I s'pose that'a whal all the nei_hborK think." aho aaid aloud after a moment. Then after another moment ahe added! " And I d' know 's 1 Care if they do." Bein?- cons. ious that her f.re was just riffht' an?l her pie doin.; ae well a.s it Ooold, she looked about for more flie... >nw two (.n the ceillng over ti..* sink. cau.'ht them in ber tumblrr! floppo'i one dead with a oewapaper from his placo ,,n tlie wall: then. Btaadiag Ifl tbe middie of the kitcher. with tiie folded paper in one haad and the tnmbler in the other! ahe repeated aloud with coBaiderahle anergy, "And I a' kBOW 'a I c,,re if the: d??'." lt will therefore phtbily be sri u tha* B'lindy Klbby dil eare Beeaaae her aefghhon thought ahe w.-,s fooliah aboul -him.'' She cared. bot th.-r.* waa in iier feeling a euriona Und of pride in the fact that? t,'iu?ii ahe mi.ht be foraaken bow, there had been n time when she waa not foraaken, aad hnd had hwf ' beaa'' like the other girls. Tt W88 not every v.oman who eould look L;.ck upon the daya when she couid boaat an admirer. She knew of thr.-e femalea rlghl In tbe town who had n.-ver eve-i had unybodv go home with them from evenlng meetlng. she was a great deal better ofl tinn they were. She wouldo't eomplain, Bal l-he Wlflhed he would wrjte. He had been _one almoet twenty yeara, aad it did aeem as if Im mi_h1 ftad time to aen l a line lt waa true h* bad v.ritt.n Iwice in the hrs* three maBtheC after l,o had goae Weat. She weat to tl.Id deak In lhe weai room and bronghi oal th'*.- two lettera to read while the cuatard was bakina. She eonld ropeat them word for wor I. --.nd knew just where the blcits were, bal ahe loved i?> read them. '* was ahaoal like beiag yonng agala. He aaid he ahowl I come naeh Eaa) aa aoon n- he eonld eee hia wts elear: and take her out with him llow.i'ia-y times abc wiahed he ooald aee k|g way elear. She had wnttcn ahnoat intcrmi BBble epiatlea in raplv to Uieae, bhe had aromiaed tn ba ready. She lookel np now from the mucb-folded page aad c\ciain..s| in a whlaper: ?? _ad I :>.-an to I* ready. Ui the folks think atrange if thev waai to. Tm goin' to be ready. lt woald be a greal piece of bualnaaa it Mial bhm.id eome. and I pot expcctin' oi him.' She n( aad read tbe lettera in ? ball voiee, with in.-M.i'-fsii-le aatWactioB, Perhap* m thoae daya when M*,.-l Rrat Btopped wrWna. ii. indeed. Itaaay be aaid that he had ever be_?n writ-ttf. hlindy mav have felt -..e--.i_n.-f. Bat Ihal time waa long paak She waa aow la the fnll ide of aaraiac and enjoylng ber gorrow. She petted il a?d made mneh oi i'- What waa tooto. ahe really beUeved M waa a BOirow. and there were Beaaom. Bt tivi!i._ht, and on lovdy gommcr dayB. when she would ait aad renaember. and be a de ta ooaa a few te.-.rs down ber che- ks Delieloua teara they were" and she told aeiaelf tbey were lor the man ?he loved and for whom she was stlll wa.tincr Haa Klbby was what is ealled ?fareh-Bded. Her fBther had left her the hoi.se she l.ved in BBd ?4.000 ln diferenl baakB. AJtboogh ahemight ?Irve on her money." aa everybody aaid, she waa toh much oi -t New-England woaaan to be wie. She kept her hauae paiafnlly dean. and she never waa without aome aboee Ia the bobbb "to imtton. It t^rvs hv a apeelal t**x* ** she waa allowed ta tak'* Bheea hou:.* from the la.tory. She aajd 8h? wa-nl abo-.e goin' ta tbe toeVrr tt worli Jtaa ihe wa'n't oblee.cd to. ahe would do what she could to home." *-__? It was while she was alttiag in her UttM front room one .-.fternoon with ? shoe in her laf. BBB .1 butt/.B half Hevtcd on it? that au ap8B w.i.on. drawn by a sorrel i.orse, stopped af the gate.a_aia thiek bH man with a gray baard earefally bb ?etaded and kitebed hia baraa at tbe iv.st or aaarat i.er Ibat thooabi was of M.al. who mi?ht 80BM Bay day. nince lie did nnt writa. I ^ aeve* taw a man she did not know without thiaUaf it misht be Mial. 15y the tin.e this str?n_er was UfttBg "? kaaekar she had daalded be was aa a?ent iw timalkhig II wa* ratber a rellef ta her that m was not that lon?-abfent lovcr.' lor Ifl that 8888 ahe would mias the p.'easure of aXp88-_W I'1"1 Rhc opened U.e door and sai I w.th prim f88> mality: uWill you walk in t* She put a ehair for him BBd then placed hcrsclf oppositt?: _pv takintf up her work. out ef respect. It was not Mial. She waitel to discover who it was. The visltor was soraewliat pufly about his breath* and he kepi eoBghiBB a short, dry cough, bat he Beenwd perfectly eempoaed, and in ae hnrry to apeak. ile glaaeed eaiefally and alowly roiind the roorr and one mi.ht Jndge that he ap proved, lor his face _rew more and more plea.*ant. Fioally he said that be had callcd. Klindv waa not in 8 posltiofl to dispute tl.at atateaaeBt, so she only made an ladlstiBCtive un.rmur. ile took out. his haadkerehief, paaaed it acros.s his f rehead. and *?:.. 1 that "he had beefl tiiink la' for some time that he would C-ll." Aaother marmnr from B'llady. She tned t<? 8_y that " it waa very pleasant woatl.er, but rather dry," but Botnebow she could nov The clock ticked Bloaest laaoleotly. Aiter awhile tbe gen tleman sa.id that he always did like to hitctl up and cali on old friends. and make new ones. B'lindy said "ye.s,*' and wished she had her ?hoe and bntflona witbla ronch, ao that sh.- mlght 080 her liands, for she did n..t know bow long this might last, nor how embarrassin-f it mi.ht be come. Sh.- anppoaed, in a haay klnd of way, that this person had hit.hod up OB thi- particlar ocension, not that lie mifhi cali on an old friend. but that he might make % n.-w one. 'lhe idea waa gently 1 :.-;.sin_ to her. Althongh she was lc.okin. f'.r Mial from the YVest, thla expeetation Beed ti"t prech.do entirely tbe poadblllty of geBilemea'a aociety. Tbe stranser now iaformed her that his name WB8 Mann. anl that be Uvcd over in Farnhaiu "Mehby yon've heard of me?" Mi-s Kibby ahook her liead, and felt that she ha.'. '.."ii remiaa in n t having heard of him. -I've been a Biember of tbe orthodox ehnrch ,->v.-r theie goin' ou thirty year. i'm a pCTBon of f.ie.llls." B'llady eave her murmur in responac to thla pieee of bi grapby. She ind a eonvietion thal it waa keenly Intereating, bal she hardly knew what it meanl She waa glatl he waa a amn "f meana She wouhl have _u..ssel ibal ? I abould wiah," said Mr Mann. with eonel I erable empbaale, "to refer you to moat anybody in F.irnham." B'lindy deelred tr, proteal that no roforor.ro waa aeedeil, but she hardly knew bow t . do it. anl bo only smiled and look.-d a* interested aa si.: could. " Furthorniore." said Mr Mann. gatlng rooad the rooaa again, "I've been a widower near!.-- a year. I hnd a moat exoellent wife. 1 tliink it nin't no exaasteration to aay that she made tbo best butter of anv wom m in the fown of Farnham." B'lindy felt a painful cnlor creeplng np from her neck over her chceks- and f lehend. She was siletlT. ,-' Do you make butter. Miss Kibby?" At thla atgalBBBBt .neation B'lindy Inn_-ed in vain for a cool N'lf-pc*?'SMon. SI..* eould not rai?" her eyes. She naanaged to answer that she ns,..i to make a good deal when her fattier araa livinp. nnd that thev kept a lot, of COWB, bat that n-w she hnd kiad of got oat of th,- aotlon of i'. but she _ue?sed, mOflt likel.V, ?he " OOUld BOOB (il the hun? of it aglB." "The great t!iin_ la to z?^ the huttermilk out," aatd Mr. Mann, with aontething Uka anlmatloa. She aaid meekly that ahe b_ew it was. After a few minote. raore, dnrlng whleh abeo liit.-!-- nothing waa aaid, th.- geotleman r ?? and explained a.air. that he had thought he w mi 1 cali He sail aomething alao about '-hitchinc up" but B'lindy wa- an coBfuae^ th.it .-he di 1 aot cutcli it all. When he had roaehed the little entry, which he almo-t fille-1. hee\press...d a wish to eall again n-\t Sabbath ev.-nin;*;. Mi-s Klbby'a lie-irt beal so flutterlngly that ahe eonld not reply coherently. N ? one wiu. baa n >l Uved in Xew-Encland -an know th- full meaaiire of auch a rer|i;est as th.it BOW ma le hy Mr Mann. To eall ..n Sabbath evenlng. She did ii"t tell him he mi.ht come, bui neither did she lel] him he musl boi eome. As he ahofned beavlly along tb" plnnk nralh be tnrned to aay thnt "the _reat thin.- was t ? _,t nll the buttcrmilk out; he was B|_d ghe and* .stnod tbat." II.- nodded at ner as she atood at tl.e door aft<-r he had gataed 'he wagon aeat. Then tl.- aorrel home trotted ofl in tl.e direetion of Faraham, and MIm Kibby watched Mr. Maoa'a broad bach until ahe c .ul 1 v it no longer. She did not know how tl ?? te-' of the dav. nor th. _ex< da. paaaed. She aal down and arorked fever lahly n the ehoee until they were done. She 'i: l them up and curric] th.-in down to the vllla *?? I ? the factory- She went home and cleaned ile- ba-1; r-hed. When flight cnnie she <r.t down wlth Mial'* l.-tt.-r-a. bui aomehow tl.e worda ran logether, and didn't s>*em to mear anythlag. If was tb- Hral time Ibey had ever done s\ and ghe felt that tlus might be a cri?is in her life. She tried hard lo fe.-l a leBder sontimom whea sh.- read over Mial'a Beeertlon th.it, aa aooa aa be could ree bia way elear, he shoujd c.m* for ber, The.se linea n**.w made her acruse herself oi belflg a lickie, hollow-hearted woaaan, "I'm ics. lik" them folkfl in novela lhat ain't falthful," she whispered. in awe at ber " vr sul denlv aoBpeeted eapabUitley in the direetion "f miaeneaa to lover'a vowa. It did not eoont f ?. anythin. with her that .-he had exer.v reaaon to beileve that Mial had krag aince forgotten her. Although she acoueed heraelf ln tln-' way, ahe wiis consejous that tl.e situation was fnll of :,,. enjoymenl which sh- did n-.t pr-tend t<. under atand. she had a kind ef eenae that H wn.-s like boii. in a t,i.v.-l Inetead "f merely rendinc it. 'lhe nevt mornlng ahe could not aettle to anj work. and she put on ber snnbonnef. to run over to Mr- Looby'a She mei that l.-.dv coratng eare> fally ah.n. tli- dnaty hlghway t" eall on her. Every exprewrton n'a* earefnlly excloded from Mr-- Looby. face. She sai-i " it was .-. dry Ibere eouldn't nothin' rrrow," and B'lindy s-ii I her "eii cmnbera were j.*t aboul eriap anl wonldn't amount t" notbln' now. even if it did rnm ': Khe turned and walked toward her own home, an I when thev had entered t!,.* cool kllehen Mra. I ??i,y puahed nack her "Bbaker" nnd announced thal alie ba I eome over to gol H'iindy's receipt, fer, angar aeed-eakea she l*_ay-er bad no laek with her own rec.-ipt." While Mi-s Klbby was turnin. over the lenvea of her earefully-kept eook book her vbtltor tilked with more than naual volobllity. A eareful ob acrver mi_ht have thongh! ahe w,-.s trylng to npproseh a orrTtaln eubject Finally sh- ex elsirned: ??Mv husband had a rall'r jlaterdy Ulindy thonght of ber own calb*r and bloahed. She did not speak. bal waited with ber Hager on the leaf whleh told ol Beed^akea ?? Twai thnt Mr Mann. from F.irnham, where Petef alwava buvs hl* ptga, And what do you think ? His uife |g dead, 'a' be aaked if you waaBl as Ukely a woman as there waa V.und; and lf there WM no kind of a show for him her* " Mr? Looby lauphed a little F.'lindv aaked fuintlv what Mr. I.ooby told him. aud uas in f?rn.ed that Mr. U?by said there wan't no hk.-b.-i- woman in the stn,r- of Maaaaehaaetta, Bad be'd better try his ehanee. "Ile did tc hhl ehancc," said IVlindy. f-iintrr than before. Mrs Looby rose precpitat.dy to her f.s-t, and her ahaker b.-,nnef f.-ll on lhe fioor. ?Vou doa't mean he eamc right atrai_ht over. then and there t* she ciied. ??Ycs, hc did. II- -B? 1" r- y>"terd.v Mrs Looby picked np h-r bonnet and ahook it iu her .'xciteinent. "Uid he aay BOttta'?" ahe aakad. Iligg Kibby modestly felt tl.e impnrtance of the w. man who is beiag BBttvely c. arted. ? ii.' aart to eome next Sabbath evenin.." ahe replied. -Gkadaeaa mo! Ha aaeana baalneaa and aa miatike' N'evt Sabbath evenin.' "'S.Loobv knew that her opinion of her *?? _? _? ti ,:?z 1? ivnndy^er:fMi:: I do hope ynu'll otup doin* your hair "ln tliat aw? ful h-h. it ain't beeomin'." This nention ?f her hair reninded B'linly of Mi;il, and the thonght of him waa ao eonfuotng and deprening that abe was very glnd when lier frieod went houie. When Mr. Mann eoihe over in the middle nf Snndny afternoon, drcaaed in his anit nf blaok*] with his gritzled beard earefnlly dyed, nnd hLs hair broughl up fron th" baek nf his head over his crown, he hardly knew the woman wbon he had come tu tee. B'lindy Kibhy ! ad beuutifnl wavy hair, not nmeh atreaked with *:rriy. lt was now eloeely fa-tened, ami allowed tn c ni" forward in np ples over her foreliead. Tli is a'.ight ehans*e jr.-ixc her a vet] different aapeel An I she hml a mfile in the ne<i; ?f her purple eaahnere, in Bteud ,,f .im -tn; liri.'ii eollnr. Vou would bardly have known Ler aa the womnn who was eatehing llies with ;i iiimhler of aoap-euda. She found Mr. Mann vcrv Intelligenl and entn panionahh** and he bnd tliat Ineatinable recorn* nrndation tn any woman?lie had selected her. Ile told her phii.ily ? ou t;:e thud Sunday visif that " he roiihln'1 alTor.l tn lmd away nucfa time rourtin'. Thej wa'n't elther ol *en a- young as they had U'cti. .iu,i whal did ahe aay 11 mnrryin' 'fore Thankagtvin' aml mnvin' over to l'lrnhaiu?" lie ihoughl -he mighl let ber ?im place to good adrantage. **n it \px arranrje.1, Riindy was mgagrd to Mr. Mann. and tne fael i <?? ime geiierall.v known Ihro.ighoiit |he village. She gave up weuring her hair in n li.ht l.,.l*. e'.ci. ut nor Work. .'oli.9 said th.t Miss Kihby waa growina young The Illilli-ler culle.l rilid nfter sotl." JnCn-e ICIItilk nhout li-i ytnitliful appennnce, he oongx-tuluted her in ->-. f'.rnr lt xv i.s nft.-i the minister ha I Bone that eveninu lhai. Il'linilj hrniight oul Mi.il'f. Iwo lett-r-, tni'ifl h.i-.'ii t,, ral them oner inore? uni then pul them into ihe kitehen atove, enreftlly ap ,i li.lited mateh nnd watching the Bnmet is t|i..\ rnrled roun i tlie paper. "I h a'noV h" ain't tli..11 -lit nf me fn,- verus," s!,e aaid aloitil, "and I miese I've l>"ii m.ikin' a fi.,,1 ..I mywlf ai>..ot him.*1 She .,,'-?? and looked Into th" _!a--. with B n'.e* tion in her mln I n- to whetner -.ln* ahould put her fri.nf hair In crimps ,',, lo-morrow, whieh would !>e Sundnv. Mr. Mann 1 a ; aaid l,e didn't like to se.* a - hair '".*-(.:. i -ht a- a pike-t.tlf" "-li- thnughl ahe would try it. She 4v.i-> twist in_r l.er haii iut** the nin* wh*"i it neem**d to her ili.it ahe beard Btepx ou Ihe path whieh led to the l:i rn it waa D n'eloek; late fur the eountry. she had lived alone ."?. many yron lo he eaailj atartled. " I a'poae il's .Tim T-.iit enmln' to Imrr*. aome vea-t f,,.- his mother: -in'- alwaya hehindbnn I." Saying thi- t,. hcrscll a* the -t.i*> rame nearer, ahe pu' down ber crimping-pin and opened the haek donr. She tllmly raw a form. bnt h"r rver were hlinded by the light. Sh*> nnde oul it wna -i man, and the nexi moment ? mann voiee e.lled oul : "Thnl you, B'lindy "" She ii.'.iin i , irenble, thongh ahe eould nol now hiivo told why. '111,. upeaker nhiiiHed up nearer, and tbe lipht fell upon him through the vx indow " I gueaa I'll emii" in.' he aaid, lie entereal tl:,. kitehrn nnd el,,se,] the door hehind him. nhulting <"it fhe warm f.ounds and s'.xee. xti)"!;- ,,f tlie n.tll f.lll nlght. ll.- put I.i' hnndu |n ln- poekete nnd Mnnd on one foot while 1 .? ln ke1 at M-- Kihhrt who in hpr tnr" looke 1 al hlm. Hi- rlnt-hea svere very ohahhr, Iii* beard verv lon ai . ?? ? ns nl;u'.-t to hi- ajrea. \t laal he I ntcl ed ?? I'rnp- I ain't prinked up enough for yon to know me.~ he mid - It .'. Mial." - ? wh "'lh .'.. ,i,,,t Uie -.-? ,; it." he anrwered. II,. ..... I,,,*.'. i i , :i i, '..-! and loo) r I round the room. .She i- . ' -?,?'?.. ilng al him. She wuut?*d t.. -.?-.nn, and run away, hut al ?? ati '"I ? ithn * ? .???. ing *Va.ii don'i -.-.-1.. over *n ahovo glad t-. aee lllc." ha" !? iiim!..' I I.,. been expeetln' yon'd write,*1 ahe aaid, trvii..' hnrd I i ill**. "It didn't -,i"ii worth *vli|l?* to keep writln' when I I id n. I iin' bm d i ?? ? ." he anawe ed ?? I- e hud ?:. -;?? rit had His , ? ? i '?]??? ' ?? I ... -s ...... i ? hie well n .ed, ain't ya\ IPlind* ?" r.'i. -'..? ro.ilrl ra plj lie ral I I f ? ? i-.? 1-' i : -. . . i I.. . t aome kind eold i i l II,. :.;.?:.,..:.. f ? i ..-...? ,,n the kite!:.", . ??' le 'I li* ii he lean* l Iw k n I .?? mckrt and hegan . ? n...!.*? a i*.i *rt, bl i. k ;? He I. keil al Ins < orapunio i \xidi i, ,rp etinnini ?) e Vi l*e raid lo t imw If, he I ? \Y! en lie 1 ........ .?-' ?... pntl "ti". ih- a> hi '.'? ! e h I'ln't ihou :hl nf n , \ ni ? ? tt.ii-- lie' I hpen ? ' I., i|o? n mi him he - ,i | 'tu:.., too h . I lil a ii'" I ? ln r IT?"*I C ia I 'n 111.?. I . up, hni be ennl In'i qtiite .1 . lt: he too well. At laal h.-'d m .ile np hia niintl 1 ? ln ? 'n he >? ha wai He ? ?'.??? * i no man bad ever loved a '- le- |.' e I hl l Ai thi- |?.in' hi*. ? ? "ne ,i lo f iii him for n niotnent !..,?? w?*re rollina down R'lindy'a rheeka Ile ? ? -i *? ii'i* *l him Ile * n ikl not nre ti,,. : ?? ? Ile was nol n? -|, i ? ,",!?. nd nol lo l>e r. ipee.tahle i- t* m ,i Yank.s - ? ti,,, ichl n| \lr Mann, and his blaek Snnda* auit, and I.i- lifteen nd i ; memhership i i Ihe Fornham ?? i wa ? ? t ? .u'-'li tn think yn I'd be gla l lo *-.?" ni"," Miial Mia!. and he lurned away hia ln-;, i nml was ? i."it. ?I u.i. expeeiin' you'd write," again pald li 1 i d'. She iiied t*. Iieeome e*lm She wiahed tl.ere wae aomehody Ihore who would ndviae her. Did Mi .1 come haek ln marr* her? What was her dut* ' Mia] ulanra l h\\ Ij al lier. ""Yoii hi!*,'.'. ??? e r ? -.'. i e I, I iln't looked at lie H'limi . h,;.,e I M44 you \\'h\ "'.? 1"f we he mati i* d 11 iht ;. ??*. i.v I ih il ? " ll dnu rate il I have .. rliunce I nini had n?. rl inee. Iliindy. I lovr you the ]?-t kind, Don'i you u'o and banj im k im.'. !'? i'i you remenber how you ii.*-" I t, >.\rite ln me It'linth '- ' ' ?? t .i; *? l a i.'ii'ii.i. re I. ?? And I fc'.i il ?-'. lo the done ilmihle quiek if yon don'i h". j. \...i wowl tn me, IVIindy Vour eaered wonl t>, mo; yon can't itil nway from Ihnt, noho Ml.-- Kil.l". 'A., ! "l.i.'e-s llt'l . ?i||?ei"iice r<*se n|i nn this tii.it,'. -..;<?. ||e lmd imr word! And lie v.r,- ...i.i. I*, ll.e >'< ? ? if sim didn't keep l.er word. lt did not oee n .*. hor th.u be had, nerhapa, nln-ady gone lo tl.e doga she mual -a. i h" ? heix-lf. >elf firnilee 1ns eh.-iriiis i*-,i manj ii wnman who oughl n knon Let i.r. I-tair Mr. Muiit. In-i in r proml*, loo, In nll the perplevit*. nnd stifTenns oi the moment there was ihe deeialed rhaiin of the lae. thal two men were \\,...iii lier; nnd thls one had been fnthful nll the-" yeara At leaaf, he nald ho lmd h *en faithful: and he wouhl he ruined if abe didn't iii.ii i \ him. llui would Mr. Mann lie rnin*',! alao? II Und* made :. are it rffort, and aaid : " I'ni * ngnged in - ,:nc une elae " Mial'o eyea Baalied II" rojp nnd walked Ihe room. Ile workod himeell intn tiie deopeat emotion. II" ma le IVIindy *i\ hysterically. What, v\iis in.ir*- io tl.e point, he ma4_e her i.i,>iii:t-i- lu hreok mr with Mr. Mann nnd marry him the next weeh Ife -ui he had her llral promiae. II" ahould kill .'.im-eli jf fs]|?- didn't IuIti! it Ai !?? lie wi'iil away. Thongh ji w.-.s long alt.r t. ti, ll'liu'li piniied a sh.iwi over her benij and r.'ni at liu U???? ot h?-r ^|te.?l| ovi-r to Mr;? |_OOby'*. Thnl lad.\ c.llii" down -t.-iiis with r\ M loeae gown" flung ovrr hn nigbf-robe. Iliindy ciutrhed In-r frfl-nd'a irm.*.. ??||,.-' rrome haek." bIm* erie,|. "He'a eone i.nek: lle'a loved me ..11 tbe time, nn' I've ^nt. to marry* liini Mrs. |.ii\ gave one look al he;- viaitor. Then she diaengageil herw>|f fram her graep and went Ta. th" l"??. of the -t.-n... ??i'eter," ahe called out, "11:11111 me down Um camphire. rjuick !" Slu- aprinkled enmphor on Bilndjr'a fteo aml mt,heal ber h.ni'i- in Ihe liquid. B'lindy oub> mitte.l aratefully. .,_.__, ?? V* 11 ie-t 't..\ here Ihe reot of the nicht,^ nid Mi-. LtKil.y. Boothinglr. "The .-pare bc l ?-; all made up Von'll f?*el h*?tter ia the oHMning, and we'll talk over thini I'.'iiiidv waa only too glnd not to so bnen t.i lier nxx 11 lii.ine. Wh.'.'i Mrs. Looby returned fo her huaband ahe told him that It'lmdv looked eo fbo actually didn't dare to ask her a nueation. Bnt eould it 1^. poftihle that Mial Pond lmd nppetred; or .? IJ'lindy craty ? ....... ..*. "Th<> aennn- nuttered Mr. I.ooi.y. ia trounee him if he has c .me bgoh " Itut Mial did not gel tronnoed, aud be ?n? mnrried to hia old aweethearl witbin t*n day*. That he wa? a -criinp everv ,rie l>e]:"'.e,l. H.v waa drnnk twlee hefore his wrddlng day. It wao of no 11*' to reueoo with hia hrtmthed. She aaid -he felt it wna her duty te nurry Mlnl Ile ha 1 her pronbie, aml perhnnt tbe eould reeitln '""lle'ii otay with you til! rnur nnney*i pone," .-nd Mrs. Loohy. , . ' Diindy pul her hair baek In a turht bob nnaln, nnd oeened to add a yenr*! ngo with every nonth tl:"\.Vfnr"Mr Mann. hnvinir deeidel ?D bo marrie.] f?-'t before Thankaglrlng. he kopl to Mt WJJj he onlv ebnngwl bta hridV. taking 9tna*an9 who ?l" .tronira-r tha.. Mle, KIbby, nnd who could, possihly. make n?.? bugj^ ^^ r00L< Makes the purest, .vreetes., lightest broad and cake. Tlie United States Govcrnmeut tests and tlie tests of the New-Vork State Analvst show tlie Royal the purest and Btrongest of ail tbe baking powders. NO LONGER A DESERT. THE V7ATERS OF BALTON 5EA HAVE COV EBED TUE SAXDS WITII VEUDUKE. IBJUOATIOB MAV MAKE THE COLORADO VAIr LET Tlll. MOS1 I l.f.ril.I REG-OH < i Ol.lf(.ll\| \ IMPREBSI0N3 OT OXE WHO ( IREI 1-i.i.v TIUVEB8EU IHE BEGlOX. LeeABgel. ? Bept. H (8pe4i'U).--_lne* the s;iit-->n so.i eplcodr, tli.forado deaert ha* n rtv*d morfl ttt*nUon than ftir many year* before. Th* deaert orcuplr. the aontbrai' porUoa of thla Btate, occupy ln. iha*e part* ol Kan llernonUno _ni HaaDtego rountle* between the monntalaa and tha _ok>r_4o Kiv.-r. Murfa of H li t'lou- |he "Ccaq level aad waa onquettlonably age* ago the bed ??( a ara. Thls fart, ?ii-,, thr phenomenon of the ln?ow of waler lo iho <_lton ba?la i>f?urre. twe r**ara ago, eauied ronahl* i-rniii-* aperutatl n .-..- lo wbether ? permanenl bodf of watcr would imt again oeenpjr lt. bal Ihere haa beea nu reautn found Unto lhe wb*ldenr* ol the loed referred le ea whleh to baa* any inch Iheory. Bat It Ui ?iti.in iii- i.i.iu.ii- ol 1..1...iu.-..' iii-1-.i..-.i.iiiiv lhal .11 n mnll of ihe attmlloa. drawn t>. thl*. r*fl w. nnd lhe notlng cf rondltloi - r__*cd by Ih* overBow ipoken ef, ln a geBerattoo thfl Cotorndo di ert itlll hav* Jolned rn lhe reglon of tradlUona tite "Great Amerlean Dewrt," whleh on lhe Butpi of ti.irty yeara np, oeeapted ihe _r.ni.-r portloi) ol the wetrtera part nf thls r. i.lpcnt. Tnr lhe '?allr.'i good 1,-i.s deaKMV tttrat*d lhal iii" dee*rt whea watered is made of >?<? piarkahiy frcaad mU, and tan be raadfl t'> rlral th? Mie Valky ln prolllle productlveneee. nciii?r5 who rcriii the matter publlshed, whleh rprang eal of ihe lodden everlaw Into il.e .nltoo hatln of i!.? Colorado Rlrer, nm- r-<-,i_ ihnt a Bouth" *rn raltfomlfl newnpap-n b*bb, lian-y Pattoa, rai j.1..t(M hy "The BanFranetaro F.-v.-tniiicr.' aeeompo ,.,.,! by two ? >'? --n fljen." if. W. mnrerae, of ratnpn, Pan DI*4to Connty, and "Jlm" Carter, ol Vuntfl, Artaona. aalled down th* Wlorado Rlrer ln i .., .. .,., ,... i,-. -i; ... riirri ?' iii the rlver bank, i s. . i thmngh I ?? ? - - nnd ln :| ?''v ?-i; ..,!!,,! ||,to Palmn. hnrtng MterflRj navlgBted th* I, v, thl ? ?; ? "tion whli h w-tttad tha , . ,-.- |.,: | tr> th* '.nr.- ol i'i- wnter. ?ome holdlng lhal lf (-i-'i- fmm the Half ..f CaUfornia, aed oth*r<< thal tli- Piloradn had brok*n throagl. Itl weal ed lo be the ra*e. Mr. Converae flnd hl* llttl* *on laal rarlng etarted ,,,. a lonr '?' Ih* donert. and h* preml ed to aead me , briel r-;-n ..' l.i ! ? m ."' I I whlfn ?- i ihe r.r-1 rellal report of th* In lhal reglon rerrtvrd ft.r many I !?. I li iglne. ' Inter I \- alll b* he ha. In th* very ln irt ol <?? ,:. . returned to Camao aatll th" flrat < ? rnher. , -Mv on Wlllle .-I I lefl Yuma on May r?. flnd .V I . ;?:,!] boal and - ? fll d. ?m tl. ' ?''?-. ': ' BArtr. BUM m ih* Algod nt**. Ilere wo bad U ,,..,., . - ih* wfllrr t" rta* ira rourd PH I ' .---'? Rlrer. whlrh rui I ' ' ' ' " '' ' '''' ? ., . i i in ???- larger on#. n tl Iream. .., w. i; nn th* -''I Ban IMego oeerlaod road. ... ....... : ,.,, ? rmn. -Ir. - .., .1- .- .-? ? r thrSall glatanr* nl nlnri' mll. r n tbe n atn I de**l I ...-' ilf-roll-* t ? i mll* ln Irngth, ind bui -'i 'htlj l? '- brnfld. Ihe aorth l.rmu-h a( n.-w Rlrei formli ; ': ? h r I "nhfl. ? v Bl -r th* w?m* rmil* thnt ,. ? . ... rara Ih* dlvldl i i.-'. '-? ? ' "? and lhe Alamo Mueho barte*, Ifl ihe vi.-l-if. nl whleh *-? i .peel t?.ree weeta ln i uplnrli E 1 ' ' ' '''' "' "" Nn,?nn?',1 Ume ?r? rar*fnlh examlned is-,1-,1 .-,.. , nl '?-"? - 'I on 1 ? "'? "f th? Hne. whteA b* ? '-i* H'll* *xp*n** ran h* Irrlgal.^ Itj th* i.i>i iRKMim nl wflt*t now runnlng to wa*t* u from tl-.c rntoradn tomtrn ts.iltop. h w.- erM -l ? -.- r lo ^? ? ,:" ** ' ? Jun* '? aad roun-i nn wflier iv-- ol Indlan Wella. wl leh 4i;, m that i ?" ? ' 'v. " " '! rkUng rlMI ,!l r ,i-cr IM' ? r .-.!?..??? .i :? - in It doea la Xew Rlrer. W* return .1 to rart*r Rlrer, and wenl baeh ,,?a, | ?? nn ahont ?re mll** to a narrow. deep -i |*h leam ll and lh?wi to thi i*t nnd *mptie. Into Ih* N'ew i eloratf. i little di teac* brtow ih* Padrone. Vft had no IrouW* In aaeendlng lhe ? nivi-r. a. 'ii* a?ler wa* .ng_1*b, ln follow lo |h* niilbM ? ??? rara* Into Uh* pienrnawlehl, w II U. callrd t.\ th- in.ii.-jir--. wMeh I n largi> K.i-. ?.' '?? it*. wlih hardlj i par**ptlbl* rttr ,.,,,," w- wrnl down lhe lah* flboal ?eren mlle* nnd fmind .i larg* rtream of w?ler lowlng oal ifl Ih* rlght, wlt'i n - ln? '. d -i '- trrei - lowflrd tl * we*l bmnrh ol V*w Rlr*r W'( wenl Ih* enllr* length '.f ih* lah* ?nd Rhould enilmat* II to rorer an *r*fl ot n'l.-.-it rlghl hy lw#|v* mllf . A etream whlrh wa hn.l lf.fi io ihe north wr her* found ln be ihoul 200 ynnia rlda and twealy mlli '???-?. ?io'1 aaeerlalaed lhal lt run. nrarlj lo Ih* Xew Colorado, and lotcs itsrif ir, tmothor M-rle* of lake*, Al hlgk aater II al*o run* Inio _ak* Jnltillu Ihrnugh nn oM rhannel now par llall) flllid wlih n-ind tu ir I mmrth. W* Mirned Inte Iba ehunn*! wl.lrh w? had lefl aad expeeted te rraeh \>-.. Rlrer. W* found pleaty ef rat*r aad fio.nr.i d.-,?n tl.e rlrer for twentj odd mllea lo where II pmptlea ln-.. Blaea Balte Uh* near (hc roleaaoe*, * llttl* lo Ih* wi t ol Lahe .iiiliillu. whleh, by Ihr way, i found wa. elghteen mll*. long and iwelr* mlle* wldf. ?n?. ?,. t braneh ol Bew Rlrer lea-ea Uk* Julullu aboul four mll-- '" Ih* ?oulh. W> ?i?-nt two day. in pxplorlng thls lalic and th^ aurroundlng rouatry. Wt found -i Un* 'irrnm runnlng aal af ,h" "?** "!1 ,hl" aouthweal ilde, whleh empllrii Intn Xew Rlrer fllwul , - mlle. weat. I alao Irted lo gel I""' -?*-> ?'"1""l! from the aoutheaal Ide ol RUefe Bufle MU", but, whU* Ib* wat*r nina In a good eurreirl In plncrs. it waa l?e ahaiiow ... lel our boata pam Ihrough Ihe st?.ut bruafa .ind hl.h _???. On our irlp ?e paaaed a rrcat mmiT iprlng* on ilie .tream* w? f..'.1owsi Bom* <>f ti.-m vere g*ynera, hut .il! vc.-ip"I lo i.c good w?ter, though .1 number ahowed by their Bavor that thev wer* laa pregnated wlth 10m* mlarrab. AithouRh rovered by thr u.itcr ln tlie sii-rnm?. smnc of theae springi ?reed tli-lr rl-.r watent i?" feel niwvc Ihe mrfar* nf the meddy water ln Ui ehanael. 9tt\ looh the itouthwert atream .ini ao reaehed th* w**t braneh of n-w Rlv*r. \\> trled io narlgat* ap th.n rtraam to the roleanoe* nnd turn Into Lake JutuHu, hul eould ne. ?uee**d on aeeaual ef lhe atrong earreat, ae wa weal dawa thnt ? ll-rnin I" ladUta Wf|l?. -Wfl 'ool; plciitv of Ume earefany to c.\.inilnc ihe laadfl on elther Mrtr of our mcnndcrin.s m aaeertala uli.-it th- pmap*fll* nr- for _M fufur- iitlltzatlon ef IUa v.isi area of mor? ihaa r,,oo.,m.) arrrs m th valley of the Colerado. .\? n rc,nlt of my iBveatlga tion mv r.ii.'lll npinlon 1*? that the pr-dt htiMn of Inllm Wella, AhUBfl ?*.n<l th- eountry nor b n.a wfll nt ?,.iit!i .iu ba the pnden BfOaMferBJa nnd the roa<t aa vouii ns the ttttot alraaiy in it. itnaau nnd lahaa the greal n.-itui-il r.mat lyatam al !f*w Blver-H div^rtM nul .md upon tbe*.- rich ralleyaaUa. I ?*e no lUkalty la dolns Ihlflt ns :ill th- u.iter Bt**?ry U Bl hnnd. \n ih.ii Ii reqalred is le leal lt, fn.m 'h- thoaaanda of aarleal eaaalfl whleh cove* Ihhi enttra regloa, out upon the "ii- Theae oki eaaala .ir- Bere than B00 mii.s i.mc in ii." aggreaata. Taer* ta no deaer bflra. lt |., nniiiln. more bot haa itmn n great valley, ene <>f th- mo-t f-rtlle ln lh^ BTaW. It ta only a que*_OB of Um". aad th.it ,t short Um-, lf th- ma-t-r ls braaght ti, tha attcnllon of th- i.ut.llc, whea H "III '"? i."'v formed. '?Tl.e trhole _r-.it v.ill.y ls cover-d Wlth lnkes, n?.nds and h_?8 8f WBtflT, whlcb r.in cn.'-lly nnd ch-aply be eonverted late -torage namroiri for hwdmndlna tbe water untu it is V-Mai lor irrlpnea Tbe toio t.ulo Blver I- from 100 to 120 feel above the lea level. My ramp al Laguna, aear inrtiun w.-li-. wai thirty* ,:.:'.; feel below he ? level, wlilch mui..- tbe valley ni thal loealltv l.Ttv.i below tbe rlver. The distana _ 10 tl.e rlver by an alr line l- nlnetj ndlei und it ls about in. i.v the niream*, whlch would glve a ull of aboul n fool ,, tbe mlle. The plarei tliat i Bn be uaed fnr itoragt' reaervadr* are .Ituated one above the other wltn f.ih. Intervenliig of from llve to ten de ? ndlng we* ward from ihe . olora lo. llen ?? every root of land i:: thls greal valley an Iwth Bltle ol the boundary line cau he eadlj nnd rheuply Irrlgntid. ?? At tbe p:-'-. lil tlme the water In ? l>" < olorado, ?> ' rording to the measurements i u the rallroad brhU*- nj Viitii.i. i- ifl feel >'. Inohes, and l. stiu fumlshe. ? full nupply for thla whole reglon. Wtth the rlver at from ?jo io 25 feet, ai lt i- al lt* tl'.nai llde in .Mav and .tuii". on. ean reedlly aee tbat Ita aupply ean be relled upon. ?ll'e reaehed our ramp al Indlan \V< ll- on July I, ana Mnee then I have rarefull* ??? itrhed the water, a- tbat un- tbe hlgheet -M_e of the rlver. 1 have heen down New l.'lv.'ro wllhln t*-ti mlle- o( when it emptles Into salton i'i ln. and i ani -a.i-ti. i thal It nearly Jadna Carter Blver wha*n ii enter* Ihe lakee, and perhaps ut Meeajulle Lnk" a llttle thla llde. r.i* New Itlver *-lrc?m i? nn. - ,n l arier l;:\. i. ?? We iiitfered im i..iii-m|i- nn our trip, a- we ha.i plrntv ?.l pmvl-ion-. nu.l WBter. ttie two R.*'at re qnlaltei on sin'i a lournev. I have travellcd uu over Ihla 2re*i valley ulnce Februarj Inst, from Yuma to the bi ml , ?' tbe I'olorado Blver. and from ihe Coeopnh Mountaim. nearly ... Salton Lake. roverlng an np.n ol more ttian ,,ne bundred mlle* F0.uare or (1,450,000 aeron, After 2 1 <? 11 study of Ihe reglon, 1 mn prepared '?. nay ibal ll haa nol Un eqnal Iti U.e U'exl f,,r lerlility Of -.il. gTOWth Of pnaturagr -ml verdnre, and ea*e alth whieh ll eaa he Irnpnteii with llttle exuen-ie, I.s aecettMMUiy l notaMe; Ihe ('olorado Rlver *u'- ll iiorth and siuith, nnrl the -i,iirt,,r:i 17: ;'c K.illmn*. BtlrtB Us e.i-t.-rti and northern boundary for H1*' milrs '*r more. \V!iv nome rleh eorporetlon has no) s-eu its waj elear lo open tbla rtch aectlon to Kettlement, whj ihe great btate ?f Catlfornu h-^ nol Been lhal the r1che*?l portlon of her aree l- here on her louthweat rorner are queationi. I r-nnnt Mllve. -1 never naw rach luxurlanl feed, mirh grasses, nmi io many ararlctles ai grow on ti.i- "Ueaert. There l? fee?| everywbere her.- f..r tbe tbousnnds ol ratle whieh have' U'cn st-rvtn. lately ln Arlznna nni Callfornla. There nre more than 5.000 bead niren.lv ln Ihe Indlan Well* reglon, atirt :;..'.) wlll b" there n*'xt week from Campo and vl Inlty, and ve. rmt oue la feeitln? "n-t ..f New Rlver. With the 1 .*_r*i> _e..,M near Ibe Algodene*. Ihese wlU make B..OH ijc.-ni of rattle now feedlnc ln fhe great vallev ol th<* rolorado "ii.'ert." and yet nol one-ienth ol Ita pastorage is touehed. There 1"* room for al lea?l 11-..m-rv pjor* f.-r the comlng year, nn<i even Hi"v wolld noi rover the greal are*. of paMiirage. l wiy n';,.r neven ni'ui'ii- of rareful explornilor, roverlng more lhan 2,500 mllc?; of travel, all ir tt.ls greal I'nllej. -Mv '.ai and I shr.U mril.e our Imme ln th" "ul ire ln Ihe Indlan Vx-MK basln. After Ihlrty yea v.-mi. rtti- over the c .?, t, i ean lay tbat thla I* the i.. ii . tlon I hnve ever Been. I' l? no de ert, l-ttl ls n large ferille valley ?arltli plenty of water. I 11 wlll al'.mv- have, prnvlded lhal the rhnnnel* lead* liu- from the ("olorado fllver In thi? dlreeXlon are kept ?,?.., n- ,~ ii* ,:l.: ).r done. l fonnd the old rampa ,,' rnlone) 1>. K. Allen nnd hl** Burvev party all over ihe valley and hls trinp- wer. slmoel abeolutely eorre. t. i" tatements were true aa to Ibe water. Blreams, r?ld ' un! . n. Land. and In faet everythlng ppr lalnlng t.. th'' -nlaealled tl. ? rt. ?m... nummer al our eamp "ns m... of ihe -?... i ,.\..r experlenera. \ eool bri /?? Irom the jnlf during the daj and from l ie al nlghl rendered onr trip most enjoyahle. Un dld noi experli i i ' " ?'' ""' ..lioie irlp. 'i'i?? " i..|"n- ... Bueh meaas rs m. ? ? rallroad, nr.ri no.tth ind ea?l nl Vuma. if some enterprtalng people xxiu Invealteate the mngnlfleaml renoure. ol ihe Indlan SVidl* and Murho ealleya Ihei wlll form an even hlfther op.nion of if- i'n"it,iiiti.' than mv nttempi ." pletare them here ean conrey." I MBXICAX fl.lT IS .1 BtihCAQE. ln a litt'- oat ol ti." way aUey boI hr from Btuyve sint Bquare there U n araall. dlngy barru .rn. u i i ? birorlte driiiklng plaoe ..f n doren '-.- m re "ll men wlio are erorlea, and > i m I nnd ptay< i rhc*. i t many \-.-.r-. The aged proprtetor ol the plaee l.. - fllled lhe wlth . urloa tiea trang* ttuffed bird*. autograplia ol Jd Scu Yorters, I ?? tj.-h-'s ..f . .| laitei of i ' ? :.t rj ?'-' ?. i f* (aihlnn*. rollai-, ete. The a!d g nllrma. looally, He im- beea ehurhUng iver his latesl j dn fo . r two llanglng frora the relling rt.re.-t > orer Ihr bai la i bamboo Urd eag?. The four ddea ol Ih* cagi in cirered wltli rloth rurtalns. nn on* of theae rurtaln* li printed thla liuerlptlon: ?? \ Ifexleao Bat.'1 Of rourae >?*? tv ru*tom*r want* to --? .;.- ammal, l.n "ii liftlng Lhe i iiialn on* ien nothing bui 'i brlck *u*pended from Uie lop il th* ..ic- by :i .trlna Th- pxperimenl genenmy roais th* rurlous person at leaat th- prlee ..f llre ti.i--.-n of a'e. -? nrns if u:vs BOVSE, A r>r.\I*.T K! I.I' AT .EDBl'RGH. 1'ro'n T.1:- ~. otiuuin. Ther* l- on* bous* ln .'? "??; ph to which, abore .iil oth---. s'rnngen whn \:-it the nnelenl lown are aurc ln flnd thnlr way, nnd thal ; i ?? nld and a illn,ue iiun-loii known a. Qu -n Mary'* H,,u " ' - *??"? therefnre, he pleased in lenru that atep.s are ul i... t tki ii for th* better preaervntlon ol :? ' ??dlflre, nnd for ihe Impmrrmei ol II nrroimdlnpx. (in ih- isth of c-r..'.. i-. I".'.'.. Mary lefl Holj -"'i lo h..|.l asfltze* ui Jednnrgh, lhe ma.' ir.-ii. - Ii.ivln_ lieen prevlnu?ly Intiructed -.. '?prepare ...-..:. drink i a [nd ne. foi men nnd hnniea. aud ahe arrived next day. i *i. Queen tra*. -.. ? ? ?;i.;i-.-.i---i Iter MlnUter* uf smti her laa "ftl ???ra nnd ht n . nj nl '?? r i nmonz whora were th- Karl. of >lor*y. n n Uy, Argyll, lloth-s .-m-l Calthneta, and lhe Lords LlrlngMone, s-t.in, V-st-r. Ilnr'hwtrh. Vrbronth, Ilume nnil - viu- hesldca :i number nf bamns nnd blahepa. IVhal i mr th. -? musl har* i-.-n ln il.i.l bnrder burcli on that ...-'-11.410:1, and whal ansletj lt wi ild >M tne wor'hy provoal ael mag '? keep np lhe pood nam* of their tuun ln prrtei.ee ol mi man) .real p-r Minnpes, and eren Rnyaltj Iturlf! Th- a< <?!? - '*?ii tln.ted for ?l. s'..-.-.- -ii.-iin nnd lermlnnted without i ||n :|,. ,.v-. utlon. M ir. i'- .'-?! nl :. Prlrj i nun. .1 l,,.\l un tho 10'h, i'"l *( anolher VI! nn lhe Ml<?w ..,_. _aj. tm tl Iflth, afl tl.e i-c . ?-.? i.r huMne*. w,i over, ahe rode t? llerinl ig< i k Ile i.i tec II dhwell, ml been wnunded b> " i in'.- 3<\ I. r.lllor." of lhe Park, n ......l rreehooter, .. .1 after ennferrlns wlth Ii?r wounded lle.iienanl fnr iwn hour ln prcaenre ol irvernl of lier noble* who aecompanled Ii?t ni lonrney, ihe re'urned to Jedbtirgh Ihe ume erenlug, bavlng rldden more than fnrf) ehzhl mlles. Xexi day Mary wa* atlarked wlih nn Intermlitenl ferer, l.-|ii her pro. rate fnr over i fortnlffht. < >n the ume daj lhal ihe look Hl the auni ..f ?**. ?.is pald lo "an* I,..v pa*sln_ from Jedburph wlth ane n.axa ,,f wrttlngi Of our :|i\. i-.u-u lu Ihe r.irl .'1 Bolhwell." The room ln whleh ^u-en Mary I.v durlng he* s.-.t nu* illn-ss l?. arenrdlng lo tnidltlon, .-; 'inall iwo wtndnweil tparlmenl ln tl.- turret; bui Ml '?trlrk Innd. ln h-i- - Urei ol the Queen* ol Scolland." aa) . ln referenre to thls poin-. thal "the nparlou. sui... ?r npartmenta on Un* oppotlt* alde ol the Rtalrraae, one of wblrh 'UH heara U.e imin- of lhe guard room. i> more Hkely to hare been oecupted by I'.uv.il > ns ante-room, priw rhamber flnd r^drooBi.'* n l?, howerer, the ?.lu.ill tvi.-u apartmenl lhal l- polnled oui to \Mt...s ..s Queen Marv> bedroom; hnd it \\:.s there. lf we are io -ristit irndltlon. where ahe lay nlgh unto death, ?t> i-i.d-<l I.y i-.-r Freneh phyilrlan, t'barles Sau. <o\ ih ?j'Uh sh- " lnv for dead" three hour* her llmlv- rold ."nd ri_id, her ey** rloaed. her moulh rompre***d, h-r f? and .nn.s s'iir, ererrone nuppoalng lhal the rltal .park had fled, M?*ter Nau. who waa "i perfeel man of hi? i-rnft.-' would noi. howerer. glre Ih* tn.itt.-r ui>. bui reiorted to frirtloB .ind manlpulattoii, whlrh be rorflnned for ?ome hour*, nalll the Queen rerovered n_i.ln h-r alghl afld ipeeeb, nnd _?" i greal -.weatlng. Wh-n b-r llin.- ?. l.nd a?atumed n morUl tendenry th* express-d her ? llllnpn-ss io i?-l ;n h-r cplrit ... <;??<!: ah- w'.ah.-d to linpres. on her noi.irs the neeeantty ol llvine In ubI'T. and ih.it ti.-v shnui.i do all In ih-ir ii.iw-r to protee! th- lnfnnt Prlnee ber only Ile i" Uf*. Vo I?u Crox, the Freneh Amhaa*ador, vhe made n ." oiieii ih.it he would a?k his Royal matler lo proteel h-r denr aon'. and ih*-1*0 rernnimendeil his prolectlon to Qu?n RUcabcth, -if her n-.ir-'t klnawoman. On ihe -sth iMi-nlcv arrlred ln ..-di.ur.i.. bui __e again n-_t dnv and lt ta not certnln thnt he waa -ver al inw-.-d to *e* Mary. Wh-n ihe wns reeorerlng, tl.e wearlwme hour* were begolled by oae .L.'-n Hume pl-.rine to h-r on 'b* lute. nnd John Heron plarlng on iliVplp" nnd " quhtaflU," lhe former reeeivlng 4?is. for m errtrea, th- Ifltter .4 for l.ls. ,\s ,-i thanh olfer ln_ lo Ocl for lier reeovery aa* rauxed BSO to be ctcen to th- poor ol th- trarih: aud the ume dnv ~h wrute n l-tt-r ord-rlnp tnnterlaU for :i B*W dre whlrh iett-r wns tn be nent to Fdliituirp!. "Iii ..11 j?> rittle haste." wiiit .-. euriou* old-worid pletarel Bal the ir*u* ncnln rhange*. "n Vovember 0?eaaetly ;i raonth after her arrlral Queen Mary l-fi Jedburgh, ircoii.paiil.il hv he* noble*, araong whora ?.v Both* well and wlth in -s.ori of n thonund honemen. Khe'arrived on th- 30th m ..-nlcmlllnr Caa'le, uith anrrow s.iff-rli._ nnd raptlvlty In the near fufure, .-.nd ln tl.-' iil.tnnce th- bloody si-atlold of Fotberlngny. -K-.il. months nf .r h-r depflrture r:-u... .._.- ,'iiu li nt tiiirph.'' aayi n loeal rhronleler, " h. r huabsnd, Lord Dardley wa? murdered: ihr? ini.nihs __tre and iho ?-ns the wlfe of Bothwell: ve. tweire monthi, and ahe wis inii.'si ns a prtaoaer lu the Caxtle of Oarllale. As time rotlfld on nnd thfl Blouda of ral-fortaae were rio, ln? dnrli nnd thiek Hnmnd her. sh- waa often heard lo -xelnlin ln th- ,ui|:nlsh of n WOUBdfld .splrlt, 'Would tbat 1 ii**1 <JK'<1 ?? Jcabiu-h f ? THE FA8HI0NS. EMPII-L STYLEB TO PBETAIL, PriETTY IIAT3 AND BOXNF.TS-STYLES FOR THB .vi :)')?.'.* a<;e*)-ni-.v TKUMIBBB, The drhiy of imporlalions "mise.; by .unran.lne ar* ransements aad Ihe fear of cholera has undoubtedly adeetad tha apenlngi of toatdonoMa i*oods thls seaaon. Whlle the publkr were lu an unc.tt.4ln state as to the iiiimincnce of a cholera season, stores have been wary about dhpUytng waree arhlot they had imported. Tbe preaent brtafe weather and immuniiy from the cholera bat .? been moat amiaaiaglng ta Hw tradeeaaofte* and Uie dclayol Importatlons are re'lnj,' rapldly brougl.t to Um <it>. Thara ha- imturall) been a much s-maller order for Impi Itad gtada this season, owlnc to the re* -trictions of thc lanlt. and many f.Urdame.s. who have ;.. i, ? ifora prlil.-d thei'i-elves on WUOriM KngUsh cloth... wllj bow wear Amctlcuu eaao. whether th.-v know tt or not-for their lalh.rs now tlnd thete coots equal to the Imported onea and lowef in price. The mllllnery good?. wnla-h are nmonft t'ie flrst fash* lonable gooda imported, have been in tlls country for *i ui" iiiue. Thara i- a .leclded teadfcney toward the Kmpfre Caahlomr, whlch lh" hratga m.?distes are forcing ui.on thelr jjintomira The tlny-crowned _onn_is. with thelr btoad, lal t.rims. whlch are faiiilliar to ur, in old eagravlnp *'f the tlrst part of thls e. ntury, are agaln ti " l,|,.il,l fOt in--' InU. r-Mlc'i bol.I'i'ls -ll" M-'ll lu Crulk -: anha'a drawtnga, whieh, Ihangh later than the pertod nf tbe __np.iv, ;.re profcaMj the BION fnmlllar example ,f i.i- typo of bonoet. Iho ttaaa -'r-?wn and the bread brlm often glve tlm bonnel a most preneaMti appearanre, maklng lt more beeoaalng to y,.imc pl.inanl i.n 11 than tn maturer one-. For woman who are pa-t tM. ir flrst youtb there are aanny amall bonnata, Htti* Uuatdan inii ond Marie Ptuart atylea whieh tit d.wely .,\er tbe bead. Raoni EngUah turbana, wtth soft rlma of velvel nn*! Bofl crawna, oftan ol Iho ?atarial of the .!:.--, xviii i," . i.. -.1. l.y gnlte ymng ladlea fcr morn* im-' and Irav..lliii? wear. Tuetc an- al-o many round haU with low crowna and modorttely u_de brims whlch frauie the fare lu hnlo Mi'le. Tlie mo-t fa-hlnnablo hat fnr raugt al.l ready wear is an \lpine hat with dented erown and rnaVd brmi. Thhi may ba made ot Sne f.lt. nr roagb beaver, or t m weoflen of the ,iu.it,.i iu i.araihi rowa <>f attlehtng to irtve it proper trmnesa. T* i- bai mav man i. the eoatarma or mav be ehoeen l*j t.n or Riay iu i oriLrast to lt. There ar? niany hats of raufh beiver, atth an under surfacH ,,r K.inr, elther red ar gray-btae, and long ihaggy ha'**1* nf black, whi.h neaily cover it. The trlmadngfor thcse baU i- a tiipl" band of gKM jrt.il n ril.bon. ahout all Incb wlde ani Hed in cteae llttle ernvat bows on the left side; iMnet-Mt t Mngle heron's .ulll la stuck lu Ihe left slde. _ Th" ten.le.icy of all the new MMMtBga f>t bonnet. ls i a. li*-.' lo.C. Ihoogh theea ar; many nlKrc-l.e< of Jet, and f.ui* v algrettaa, tlpped atth a ptaque of j*vy feat.v era, arhleh give helcht to the tiliumlnj*. Tho ?? lasse" eiOWO ls ?o sinnll that lt liardly a.lds to the hel.ht ? .f tho bannet when it ls trtmaaed. Faney wiwrs and tnfta of feathera, made from the braaata nf humming* bii-ds. impeyans' ptnUMt. lophophore fea,"liers, an*1 all n.hers whlcli cunblii" the fn-hlonablc gNOM and liMi bluea are la deaaand. The." ls n ;;ieat d?>ai of fur nn some of the new hats for wlnter, and this ls combmed with velret nnd Inee in the mo_t coo,i.otusa manner poaalhle._ The nn-t promlner.t, srviries ln mllllnery are the i.'re".i-. ti.e ii. w purpl"*. ai .1 dnhli.n shades, and tho llght neatral ttata. There a:-e many ro.-. colors ani I, -r./.' gnen*. - Emlnencc." I.s a BOW ri?it at purple, a dark, dahHallhe aae, ahadlag boa tha re;idi-h purpio of i;iixx|_:, vlolets. .\n tha oM paou ihaaaa of biue crecn are revlved and ihe old grey-M-ea ol hud summer -ii!l remaln t-ahlenable. There are many pale-hua-d i ,? . whlch ar- trfmued with hJnOk fnr contrast. 'Un;- rreMon green l- trtmaaed wtth Mpok, and paa> . velvel hat- are Bnlahef wtth htfh ciu-ters of bbick feathera. l h itnuHirown hats are laliroi with ta'i .niir. Tbere ara aome faney felt hats. cut in loopa, whieh are drawn ui> to form a rurh.- boitler, ln a varlety ?t tweed eotora, .ind BUttaata to wear aitb gay mlxed tweeda, whlch ara now m.ide up by lailora fnr autumn wear. Baeh h.its are alnn.xt In vaitably reUeved by blaek ?in?s placed oa both ?ide? of the hat, aa the] aro asoa .*n Mereury*B eap. or pt rhapa tho hat may be triauned witli i cluster of ueton'a plamea or raren'a aaVU. Tne Mctcury k+ rangement ol tha wtng"i l^ rapeatad In relrat tnb?. wUch stan.1 mn on aaeh ildc ot the bonnet like huoe eara, ond tbaagb miMii.i.x.1 l.y the fMshii.nnblo milllner IntoatytUh ean" ??, they -an bardlv b: -ald n 1* puce* fui in themaelvca <>n tha larft black retrot .avalier haU there nre IUH titmaBtngB ol htaek phuaea and meUea ol rilneatonea, ot ptaa ial wtth biiiluint l.iiiiaii Jewela. _ M-Wnen not oaly bb-W hnt^. aad muffs to niatch, them. but Ihort Jaanty eaaea, r.-...liin_ but a few Inrhea ore* the thoahtera und ti-lmmed wlth velvet or Iii.-'- or jet in eomi.ii.ation wtth tUT like tha bonnet. Tl ? little baad-mafl i-. tben of fur combtned wlth telvel :i pr. Ttv ...nf.-. tim "f UM flBU-tacr. nrl. nulUt differenl from lhe attt muff of lhe furrier. TheaB Emplre ?eta, ai .y ara taUad, arOI bc affect-d by women fur weartag with efc_aat eaUaa 888888888, or ,- 5 ?-,!?, k teaa. A aaB-seaaa ael af thta kiud in emiaenee purpto hns *B EajjtN hat. wlth stralcht. broad v-hct brtm, "taafl*" erewa. btaaaaai tn head nnd t.iti of RuaalaB aaMa. Tha MllT. notnted ,. ii ni,.- Mercary'a wlaa*. ?__Ml ..p on each sido ol il.e crown near the freat. and there |a a -brater ,;? in.ioMcni Blgrette* of parat*!. ime in freat it.t lltu* rape to bfl ?ro*a wlth IMa hal ta of fur. UnUhed vl.l, plecea "I relvel and lnc putTcd up on cnrli ?..- to tfv* , hig- e-flct ou lha ihoalder*. some ,i?.. , ihis pofed eferl la oraitted nnd the cnoe falle quite pluln on the. BhoaMera aad m a ahary point ,,...- ii,. tleer*. Th*** eoaaett-H. little. cnpcs nre ,,. -, j.,' ?..'?,. hj toag laBh-* of tatta rthhea. about two inehe* wide. whleh bagla tn the centre ot the i ?i, a. the ?dge of tha wrap, -uid or- broaaM ka> watd'aad u-i la a bow al the waa* m front. Oaee mn like aealal-n BBd Pendan taaah. nre most ?ult .,1,1,-' to curabtae wtth v-lv.t aad laee aud are cblefly naed for theae rapeu, thouga .-.bles are alaaya ,-..i -i l.i..' in _"0(1 t.i^'.e. i .- new rhaaaeahle velvetB whleh are the nnst ,tti_t_g n.iv.-f. ?f tae ie_*aa aaaally -arowaat pink and green UghU, thoagh there are velrcts ln aiiver aad t-rquohn -luc. es-tBeaee purple. a dnrk red ?? hii:l thade, v-li'eh show Hghtfl af a palc Unt ol , ,n,ii tiolet. Th. v-lvots scem to be woven witb :?', under lurfat* ? ef rhaofrable ealor under ? dnrk ?.,P of itUI .< tnird thflde. baeh vi-ivets as titese ore ? ed n..t '".Iv as BM88 mir.l.iery, but for entlre re ,.,.,-;,,., _,?;.-. Wtth rleh UhBBBlllff of 8888887 Yene __? utre* aet oa a* _ro_ta, gau-ria and sic-vo b__? mlin-. w:th :i bOUffaat bl.o.ildcr puff. tVinic of tll* ?e? velvet* B*e ereaaai wtth aarrow bnnds of blaek velvel "ii B aale reee. BMBve, gold or green moira iMwhgraaad. _ Batla broehe efeeta ara by no anaaa cutir-ly ,_andoaad. Xheru ar* aaaay Btrlpae af raaaa aud ail.ver flgurea ef iBterladag a__at_ea_a and simUar dcslgn. in taafy efeeta. Dalaty whIU grubgralus lor evenlng _re**ea, rather than for bridal wear, ata alrtped WtHh duaten of laa llnes In gold and sllver, aeparated by twodart MUpes, breeadaf thickiy wtth datay head*. There ur- ralc yellow, t>ky blue and vleux-roae saUaa Ib B-aUar patlaras, There ur* prctty snilii 8B_ |_aagH-B Btrtpaa, brooaded wlth sarlaad. ol.* '?"' f;,lr rouaf women. Wblte .satln.i ? r- n_.irc'i wtth lUaca, raerBtag _lorleg iu tangied viues or x.1111 pnliu leavaa la pale rose, Ml<- gi-eeu ui- u ien- I'iiik- ?"'',, 8_ur.-s IIU- balls or palm leavea lurmed ol dahttea er buttercup* are otbi-r deslgns. v .Ininiv (Miniple of tl.e liusMnn coif ha-s % round. low crown compoaed enttrety of awrtal einbroldei-y, s*l wlih tlnv liichpnuiues of gold. enanielled ln r >lo.s la Huaslan Btrle The clov- brha ls of dark. en.eraid vi-ivct knotted ei.ifs.-lv over me rorehead, Tliere ar? _ai leafllke pieee* or Bulgartan eaahteMary ln _vid nnd' (oloi-s ... U.e sid-s. nnd ereaati cli.s of gold, wlth Bi] eruaiellfd lieada. ornamewt the bonnet over th* forehead. A pretty little boaaol ol pnJe mauve velvet is trlmmed wtth apaaglefl of tin?ci in vartHM sh-idi-s of Kntatan eaamel. eta nd laa ends of velv-t and I'li'k Blgrette* ilnlsh th- cnrnltur". Aa open Inaertlori of heavy blaek -piipnre lnce. siiffened MUh iiu- wlre* to heep H ln plaee. is often ?.ct In tbe brlrn* Of lilndl \ dvet lint.. wlileh nre trlmmed with apan^led nloona, folds. nnd wtng* of velvet, hl?h cluster*. of ,,-tileh hatta s and Jcwell.sl Imckl-s. Ther.i ls n revlval of tnrtan efTects in mlllinery an4 siiks nnd gny lilous.-, ?l tt: l tt. silk are >cen ln con i,.,ti.in wlth woollen dres.sei. The Imiairters hav* ii,.i Inveated l.-avilv ln th-se tnrtan sllKs, :uid tboy iu - difliet.lt to obtnln. As tlie last venture of the liuporilug hou?. in tartnn Mlka ha* only r-rently l.?n rleared oif ib" bargaln coaatera, they ?re noi ?uixioiis to Invcat again in whal may once more prove hul n pMfllng fid. The n-ettlcst fnr irimmlng for (lresaea ls i.Lick mlnks' rall*. This cost. about ea ,i yard nnd 1. hardly dlstlngulshal.le In color and ?p i.i .ir.nc.. fr .ni Htissi.in s.tlilc, wht-h (0?ts about 81d :i yard. Tbeae Barrow bord-rs, an inch on the pelt, proatafl lo be more ..-.ed thaa nny widcr trimmlng. H88vy laraa like blaek p.ipure and whlte Oenoa lae? ara largelt ..-..1 lo nilllin-.-ry aad far __rnltiirc for ii- few l ?'.?.?iu ii dresaea that aave aa far been dia phiyed. _ raa rlehaal BMterial aaad la ti.e impor.-d dmssefl I, tln- new iBln.ii- v-lv-i, throwlng out brllllant ir.desient IjOea hom its rleh, dnrk surlace. Thta material is nrndc Into stttely reecptlon powns. ln i.iiiil.iiiation witl. Ycnctlan guipuro or with, Geaoa la*.'. t_ Thaahfl are due to Messrs. Lord & Tarlor. Jamea McCrcery _ Co., Altk-n, Soa Ai Co., and btera Proa,