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OTTAWA FHEK TKADKK. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, iS7.
I lllt WUL WWIlSIISl.'llS.Liaas IN THE C1TV. J.ori: trtkws souls I tnct ta-J;ijr A ptlr of homcyim lovers; JN lightsome anil us careless Uuy As uulit fie juubhitio lovers. ;y moth Unit float tt,e t'.irousli ' lUtl winirioss poutmd brldo tlii'in, Who. wJiolly Klu.l, found l" Willi what iul;.'lit yet betide them. u- i - UieU-v street tLcystcpt, " Tau!i'iu:iJSi':I's'-"il,ll'rtwlst,'',(1: , Aji'l of tin-' t ro J wiio revird kept ttliilt) ouo to other listed. ! rouUl not hear ft word they laid,. ' ' ret quick, returning glances ik'tn een thun spoke of spirits wed L.iliO those iu old rouiuuce. ITc sachel p wliiffini; on his arm, If U L'urmeuti (jnuintly tittcd, tter eld-time An, yet s'.rlish cbartu. Ami hld mo while they flitted. . 1 civ they would not larUr one 1)1 cither's valued klseei, Y'oi any riches under the sun That make up meaner Muses. Ami tbeu I thought how heaven coracs down To bless the simple-hearted, V)io have no care for fashion's frown Nor feur but to be parted. tlmmrM, too, if the world but guessed The half of what it loses 5iv i-lishiin,' love, 'twould stand confessed 'iu shame of w hat it chooser Tel notion;,' recked the happy pair Of such a lesson needed By folk overlooked, while lmsslni; ti.ere Themselves as little heeded. )l unconcerned th y dreamed not why hcuuned their tell tale faces, luil pitied f Hunt ones i by Ti eohl, heart-lonely places; 1 h 'y lauithed und tallied, dellffhtinK eaeli, And tdept as on the heather; . Suprwuiely blest one jiiul to reach, Lmked arm lu firm together. Mary li. l)otli;in ChrUHun Luton. SlIt: C it ADLK-TOMIf AT WKSTM INSTFR. Ji Jinks rudely-sculptured bed, With shadowing' folds of war Mi! lace, al uuilt of marble, primly tproad.J. Ami folded round a baby's face. iixii.taly the tnlnik coverlet, With royal blazonries bedri'ht, Hans, as by tender figures set, Awl ftraiKhU'ncd for tbo last gooduiglit. Ami tmced upon the rlllowlrii: Btone A dent is seen, as If, to bless ' That fiiiet sleep, some tfricvinjr one Had leaned, and left u soft Impress, Uneems no more than yesterday i'iuce the sad mother, down the stair, And lown the lonr aisle, dole away, And left her darling sleeping there. Slut .Just upon the cradle lies, .i iii thwc w ho prized the half so. An., decked her touch with heavy 6ijhs, .-re turned to dust long years ago. V'-'0 the peaceful pillowed head u..ina ceutures brood; and strangers peep . A i.i .vonder at the carven bed; Uut not unwept the baby's sleep; . W v. 1-If ill molher-eyes are blurred (v, ;th Hiiddcn mist, us linuerers stay, .Xif.l lie o;i'. dui-ts are roused and stirred, lJ. the a itrui tear-drop of to-day, . 'SY.t, furtive hands caress the stone, And hearts, o'erleupini; place and ae, Mt into iiiMiiiorlt'S, and owu ( A thrill of cumtnou pareutuse. . Men die, hut sorrow never dies! The crot'Ulntf years divide In vain, And the wide world U kult wltu ties Of common brotherhood in pain ; ' Of. common share In grief and loss, Ind li'. ruill.i-e In the Immortal bloom H I.vtv which, flowering round Us cross, Made henuiiful a bnby's tomb. finnan L'wlul, in fjmbivr for Ortolier. HOW ITJENDFD. I've 'uic-?.e ap my wind," bhU Miss Hell "tfdrtiin. Kiie was a rosy cheeked, squarely made w-otouiv so-ncwhere about flvo and thirty, wi;h innrry black ryes, short curling hair, anu iretio ut; ciCDres&ion 01 countenance. -ilut, Uoar ue, JJcll, you are notgoinjr out aU tho wilderness actually to live, uio you?" "Well, I've no Intention of dying there," i.'piffianuuaticauy repneu aiiss lieu. lira. 1'iirkeswortli l'ryce slood in open lriiiizemcnt. uerciirnet colored moiie antique 'Ircse trailing over the enrpet, and her large .xri shawl festooncdjgriicefully over her sit", hheuidcrs tho vory peMomticalton anu ur.uUixlim'jat of a bruiniess votary of the latest Il'.IiIou. "My goodness gracio'is!" naid Mrs. Tryce V:r', ii i: the magnitude 01 tno luea renuer- -jjI it "impossible for hormindto grapple with IL. siiid Miss Bell, "I am. .'And what ia tnore. Kntie Apnleton is coing' with nm .VouBe, i' rs. l'ryce, I am not so- young as I wa.:, ttd poor dear lvatie was disappoinwu -wLnn that young soamp, Harry Messenger ?-jit South nd married Julia Lew, so we've 3fjcluded to retire on a farm in nestern ISew YV., wh'-re we can raise calves and chick jB. tud iruw our own asparagus and straw- liK-jries t place in short, where we can be 4iUrely independent ol men !" If ear iae!' said Mrs, l'ryce, "what a (tiKOhc plan to bo sure!' -Ji may be Quixotic,'' said MUs Bell, rub cjiny' her chin taougUtfully ; "but we're going to r.ivcdt trial, nevertheless, Katie and I. ' " Vou v. ill be heartily sick of it, and come laicktoJVew loik in les3 than a tnoutu,' predicted lira. l'ryce. "Xo. wc ehall not." said Cell Martin reso- nrdv. 4,I hnpo I am old enough to know vc v oV ,-n mind, huJ Kstte will be governed And in npite of the pathetic and oft repeat- vl remoi!.tniRce or Jlrg. l'ryce anu otners 01 fetr stnne. Mios Jieil Martin ana ner cousin Katie Apple'.on, a shy little maiden, with ru Jft blue eyes, and a face like a peach blossom, packed their guitar and canaries, r.d croquet aud baud boxes, and went out Isn't this jolly?" cried Bell, warming her r-lunip bauds heloretho blaze ol abugewoou nr.; on the nictit oi tneir arrival. 4h. vcs. certainly," said Katie, timidly, "L it L -n't you t'aink it's a Utile lonely, ISi'p1?" We don'l mind that, child," said Hell, ' bra kly ; "we are going to be company for our selves'" A re we!" - A'hy, of course we are. Jast wait till we C"! our flower beds planted, und the daisy r'lv's t out, and the chickens hatched, and we shall hive no time to think of getting IiMiirsome. ' And Miss Cell jumped ur to eet a fresh wplyof wood from the covered shed back of the door; for a fundamental element of her drruj9 of rural fehcltv had been the strict i in,rtrdictioa of anything in the similitude of rTvant "For I've been quite sufficiently Inshrldden ia New Torkl ' sh had said. -fuisuluxaryrwenton Bell, basking be f.T the genial blaze; for the April evening ii chilly and raw. bI reel jut like Roblson C oo his dewrt Island, and" Uash!" cried Katie, oervoasly graspinc 1t 'ousia's arm. "what's thatr lAt1lutr, Tht noise I 0, Bell, If there should be gift ia this tanious old hotute!" '0h. fiddlesticks!" said the mrtlci of fact, Bull ; "it's only the cow looking in ut t'ne case-1 raent: don't you see her horns nowi" - . . ' ....' . . . j. . . . ...... Miss iiell l iisheu out ol wie iioor in rouie the enemy. "Such h clear little dot ol a red ealt ns mere is in the ham vnrd!' she cried ecstatically, as she returned. "But we mu.-r take it uwav to-morrow." "Oh, don't tiike it away the dear utile thing," cooed Kate. "Let us be a luflc con slileriite. " ' "And have no milk to use," sculled H U. "That would be nico farming. 1 saw a Hue lot of hcbs in tho barn this ulternoon, Katie ; eeirs are flftv centsa dozen, aud uprlng chick- ens forty cents a pouud. 'A e shall make our fortunes, Kate. And old Mr. Tully says strawberries bring fifty cents a quart, and the asnarae-ua v elded a hundred ami seven uun- ches at forty cents a bunch, and butter di-Hr, dear there' s no saying what wo shall realize outol butler with three cows.'; "To be sure,' said Katie, sympathetically. It was raining bard the next morning when they woke up. Now it the agricultural world was all made up of leafy dells where the drops tinkled musically as they fell, aud open ing butter cups ana viou-is, mis wouui an oe very well, but rain on the roof of n leaky farmhouse, und rain in the country barnyard are decidedly lacking in the elements of ro- mance. "Do lot me sleep just five initni'es longer, pleaded Katie, piteously. "uct up! tret up! ' cneu meruimess m n, "we're farmers now, und you must couir out .-..1 i... I :n. I I. ...Ill I... ii.nK fi... " anu ueip uio uiuiv i n nm u m ,u. "Iii tho rain r ' "Wr neither su'ar n"p salt we shall not melt. Oct your niua nudum, ami come (juick." 1 ..... ... . f ,...! 1 JUibs liell iookcu mc laeaoi rcsoiunou umi enterprise as she stalked into the burnyard swinging the pail iu one naiio ami me imec legged stooi in the other. Kate Appleton looked on iu admiration. "Where did you learn to milk, Hell ?" "I never learned." 'How can you do it, then?" "Why It is easy enough of course. Any body can milk. This calf has got to come out first." Miss Bell advanced to the little red caiT, who was nestling close to Its mother. "But to her amazement the brindled cow lowered her horns and ran iuriously at the disturber of her darling's peace. Miss Bell scrambled over the wall more nimbly than grace! ul. "1 am afraid she is vicious," said Miss BelUlubiously. ."We won't disturb the calf Just now." So, descending once more when the bellig erent animal had apparently calmed down, Miss Bell selected the mildest eyed cow she could find, and sat down, adjusted in all en gravings. "Why don't tho cow stand still?" she de manded after having several times jumped up and followed tho bovine animal around. "A cowls a very trying quadruped! Get some hay, Katie, and feed her. I am afraid that unprincipled Mr. Tully deceived us when he said there was three milch cows ; tho more I pull, the more the milk won't come." "Trv aeain." said Kate encouragingly. Tull harder." But the cow, resenting this mode of treat ment, deliborately kicked over the pail whisked her tail in Miss Bell's eyes, aud walked off. "Ob, dear, dear!" faltered Kate. "I wish we had asked Mr. Tuity to stay a day or two and teach us how to milk !' - - "Ai if I'd ask a man to teuch me anything," Cried Bell disdainfully. "If he can do it I can ; I'll try again by and by, when tho cow gets a little better tempered. Li't'a go in anu get breakfast, Katie. Hero are hall a dozen eggs In the hay under the manger. Very careless in tho hens to leave their eggs around in this sort of lash ion 1 I shall huve up row of pine boxes filled with straw, before 1 am twenty four hours older." "Perhaps they would prefer hay," said Katie dubiously. "I don't care what they prefer,' said Boll, dogmatically "they must adapt themselves to "my perfoctness, or I'll know tho reason whv. But as I was saying, fere's tho mate rial for an omlet so we'll go in and breakfast like a pair of queens." Tho coffee was made without milk and tho morning meal was soon disposed of, Katie remained in doors to sweep up ana wash me dishes, while Miss Bell sailed forth to inves tigate the various offices und buildings which skirted tho barn. In a few minutes she reap peared, dripping like Undine of old. "Katie," she cried breathlessly, displaying the pearl white treasures of her apron. "I've found two more settlements of eggs." "Let's have some custards," suggested Katie. "Uustards, indeed! iN'o, no I preferspring chickens. Katie, 1 am going to set a hen." "Set a lieu" replied Katlo in bewilder ment. "I've caught the most motherly looking old hen you ever saw, and shut her up In a bar rel," went on Miss Bell.exultlngly, "and now I'm going to fix tho nest. In just twenty-one days from now, Katie, we shall be reeding our chickens." "Shall we?" Katie Appleton did not dis believe, perhaps, but 6he Uoubteu. Half an hour afterwards when tho rain held ud a little, aud hero and thcro a glimpse of uazling Ol uo pvereu uuougu mo uu oi me gray sky overhead, Katie tripped out In the barn, where Miss Bell stood in an anxious at titude over a square box alio placed on a beam "Hell, what are you aoingr" sue crieu. "I'm trvlnir to keep this hen on her nest," said Miss Bell, turning perturbed face to wards her cousin. "Niuo times hHo has flown cackling off, and nine times I have caught her and put ner on again, we ve roaeu mree of the ecus, but they are easily replaced. It is like tho old story oi uruce anu me spiuer, ami 1 will conquer. 1 nave roauers toierauiy safe with a board and a stono for tho present, and I shall come out three times a day to feed her." "But I thought," said Katie, after a moment or two ot crave consideration, -that you ai ways had to wait until a hen chuckled and puilcred out her featheas, and wanted to set ol her own accord. "Uld tashioued farmers do that, I suppose, but I can't wait a lumdrcd years for a hen to make up her mind. " The rebellious murmurs of the gallinaceous foul imprisoned beneath the cruel board, echoed MWs Bell Mirtsn's accents. "I declare Bell!" cried tho admiring Katie Appleton. "I didn't think you had such a will. You ought to haye been a man and a statesman." "Don't talk nonsense, I beg of you," said Bell, a little more than ordinary complacent, however, "but run into the hoa.se and bring me the box of assorted garden seeds. If the weather clears up we must begin planting early to-morrow. I won't havo people saying our farming is behind hand, because we are women !" Toward the evening of the next day, old Mr. Eliphalet Tully, a leather farmer, with a curiously intricate net work of fine wrinkles round his keen eyes and shrewd mouth, look ed casually in to see how his successors were thriving. "Afternoon t'ye," was his greeting "WV11 how ye getting along T" "Weaienoteettingalongatall, Mr. Tul ly," said Miss Martin, In an injured tone of voice. "You've imposed upon us." "I declare to gracious, I don't know what ye meaa," said the farmer, witk countenance o! onSrlgced astonishment "Didot joa tell up your cows we re kind?" ' they be," hiiid old Eliphulcl-"the kimlcst ciealun s ever an vc """' "''' ,l,L' "K l" ''"' Ul"."t 'n(' i m if tr lit. 11 1 iii, ill, ti nil I' I I i f t I I V It P I I IV ll "'j ".'' i mi1, il l' mu ' unii h i u c i;u iivt'i um"iv it is half tul!. besides making inu chase all I around the barn-yard after hei r" j "Guess you uiu'l used to milking," said Mr. 'I'll 1 . nlllewilly. I "Uiseil to it,'' echoed Bell; "aud sup 'posing that 1 am not, what diU'eience can it make!' Am 1 to have u diploma, and show it b j Uiccow belore I dare take the privilege oi milking ?" "Cow is dreuillul sagacious creatures,'' said the farmer with a Iuughing twinkle in his eye. Some oa 'em can't never abide wo men lolks louiul, and now 1 como to think ou't Miss Tully never used to milk, cause it was ul'as hamly to do it. I tell you what, Miss .Martin, 1 guess you'll have lu keep a man." ".Never," said Miss Martin resolutely. "And then the luike)s they gobblo and swell out and run alter us in a way that is pcsitively frightful." "Do you wear them ar shawls when you go out to leed 'em,'' said the farmer, nodding at two bright outer wrappings that hung ou'lhe pegs behind the keeping loom door? " by, ves, 1 believe we did." "Tiiat accounts lor it then. A turkey and a bull, ilie dlor o' red he Is Y 111 wild. 1 thought wij body knew thai.'' "And 1 am to select my wardrobe iu rclcr- enee in me turiviys in me pouury-yuru in dignantly demanded Bell. Turkeys know a dreadtul sight, although they're generally calculated to be a uiupid bird," said Mr. Tully, sagely. "And the hens! di ar me! ' went on Miss IJcll, "I have such trouble about their selling." "Give them ugood ducking at the pumps," recommended the farmer. "That's a sure curi! Icr tin ni as wants to set." "But hey don't want to set," interrupted Bell; "Unit's the trouble. Old Speckle has broken all her eggs trying to get out.'' "If they dou't waul to they won't," said the laruier, "and it's no use talking." "I'll seo whether they will or not," said Bell, compressing her lips lightly. The farmer looked somewhat awed ut her Imperious voice and gesture, and glanced un easily out ol the window lor acnunge ot suo ect. "What you been doiu' out in the door-yard," he usked iu some surprise. "1 wanted to plant some candy-tuft and uiijonelte seeds," said Katie meekly; " so 1 dug up all those onions with tho sprouting tops." "Onions!" cried Mr. Tully. "Why Ihem was Jerushy'8 double tulips and hyancinlhs !' Kate looked at Bell in consternation. "Vou told mo they were onions, Bell, and you have got u handful of them boiling in ihu pot with the maecaroni aud sliced car rots now !" she said reproachfully. But Bell preteuded not to hear. "What do you thiuk of the strawberry bed, Mr. Tully?" said she complacently. "You haven't been dlsturbin' tho roots dig ging 'round 'em at this time of the year?" he sulci. "Yes I have," said Miss Bell. "I didn't like to see them straggling about so slovenly, so I dug up every root and planted it nearly over again." "Land o' Uoshin!" said larmer iully.'l be lieve you're crazy. And what's them pots in the window? l'osey seeds?" "Why," said Miss Bell with concious pride, "it was too wet for me to work in tho fields this morning, so I've started my sweet corn in crocks so as to bu ahead of the Season." Mr. Tully turned of a deep appolectic pur ple, in consequence ot trying to Oliver", a burst of laughter into a fit of coughing. "But how be yo going to get your potato crop into the ground?" he demanded, "wom an can't plow." "I don't know vhy thej can't," said Miss Bell, argumentatively. "Because they are women," said tho con servative farmer. "Ain't that reason enough ?" "Jot by any means," said Miss Bell. "I am going to lollow tho example of the Ger man women, who work out in the open fields just like men. Germany is a great country!" "1 should think it must ue'saiu jur. luuy dubiously. And he tooK ins leave, aner some very kindly meant advice, which Miss Bell resolv- ed mentally not to take. So tho Jays went on ai iim jirooK oy which euphonious title Miss Martin had de cided to call her farm until one evening, re turning from a survey of her premises, she came on Katie Appleton leaning over the stile, talking to somebody in the twilight. "Katie!" sho cried warningty as tao con science-stricken little damsel tluttered toward her with both hands full oi the lovely pink blossoms of tho wild azalea, "was that a man vou were talkmirto?" "It It wus only the rector," faltered Katie, "to know why we wereu t at ctiurcu lasi month." Miss Bell was not exactly satisfied w ith her cousin's explanations, but said nothing. V er 1m1 silence, bo wever. does not restrict the free. dom oi thought, aud within herself Miss Bell Mart u was bv no means at ease "Tho rector." sho repeated, "A rector is onlv a man. after all and I should think Katie had enousu of tho false heart and hoi low profession of men ! But there it is some people will never learn by experience." Aud between tho obstinacy of her Mercer Dotatoes. which absolutely declined to come up, aud tho ill advised thoughtlessness of Katie ia persistiiur. in any intercourse with the forbidden ranks, Miss Bell was really nuko miserable that niirht. Sho had cause to be more miserable yet in a day or two, for in a hand to hand encounter with a refractory pie. who had the greedy taste to prefer tho vegetable garden to the precincts ot her owu pen, she sprained her. ankle. "What aro you to do now?" she groaned, when, by dint of much fortitude and resolu tion, the had hobbled to tho old chintz-cover ed longc. "Don t you tninK. 'nazzareu ivaie, -mai we had better send fr the rector?" "The rector indeed!" cried Bell , irascibly. "I think the doctor would bo a great deal more to the purpose!" The doctor came, aud so uiu Mt. Jiuourn, the rector, with his brother, a handsome sou are shouldered aian of forty. .... . i r i mrril... 'I llioUE lit." saiu .nr. jiucu niauuni, up ologetlcally. that, "that you might like to have someone to nave an eye on imugs uruunu the nlare till vou are better. June is a bad month for u-orkini; females to tail sick "I'm sure I'm much oougeu to you, said Ih ll. desnondentlv. "If Katie had the spirit of a grey kitten, she vould attend to matters . . . . if and things herseii nui sue acreauis u mc cow only shakes her horns, aud is actually fttrniil of (ha Chinese coose The rector looked admiringly at Jvatie, wimsn hlushcs at the enumeration oi ner rmilu were certainly rather becoming and Mr. Milburn asurcd Bell that he would loon rt. .p tin. iniristt her agricultural demcaso. "I like that man," said tho unwilling in valid, when Hugh Milburn had gone out to look aftor the cattle, anu uis uroiuer una ai so denarted. "There is no nonsense about him." "Who, the rector?" innocently questioned Katie. "No," Urtlv responded her cousin. "I mean hi brother, Mr. Hugh Milburn." The earlv summer dawned bright and soft over Elm Brook. Old Speckle having main tained a troubled existence under the board for some weeks, mdJcnly decided to set in good ci.-nct, and divers Jiher biddies follow ed her example. Mercer potatoes sprouted feebly above earth the sweet corn transplan ted liom -Mus Bell s eatihernware crocks died and made n i sinn, but tho later crop made the furrowed fields beautiful with their silver green blades, and the farm throve glo. rious under the new iidniini.-tration. "How nico It all looks," said Bell, sighing nevertheless, when she first walked out, lean ing on Mr. Hugh Milburn" s ami to see the voiiii'' wheat bcoml the corn lots. "It Is a beuii'liiil I'uin in ;i beautiful Indi cation," said Mr. Milburn quietly. "I have always thought I should like ju.it such a farm us this." "Why don't you buy one then?" demanded the straightforward damsel. "What lor? Am I not a cipher in the sum of Immunity? A solitary old baehlur?" "But you needn't be an old bachlor." "Neeu I not? His blue eyes sparkled with inerry amusement. 'This is just what I wanted you to sav, Bell. You huve trusted me with your farm for a mouth, now suppose you trust mc with yourslf for a life time." "Do you mean that you want mc to marry you ' she asked bluiuly. "J-.xactly !' "Dear me!" mused Bell dropping her arm, "I had never thought of that ! But I do be lieve that we could manage the farm nicely on shares." "Well," said Mr. Milburn, who had patient ly waited w it li mi amused sparkle in his eyes, while Bell thoughtfully twlMcd a green black berry round and round her dimpled linger, "is it yes or no?" "It is yes," said Bell. She wus sitting by tho window that even ing thinking how she could best explain her change ol programme to Katie Appleton. Truly it was an embarrassing thing to do. In her own mind she felt that she had acted wisely, yet to the u-'liserimhiating world it would seem a pusillanimus fulling of her Hag. "I don't care," thought Bell, next to beluga farmer, it is the nicest to be a farmer's wife. Let the people say what they pleuse, so long as I Her revery was interrupted by Katie Ap pleton's uriii around her neck. "Dear Bell, I hope you won't be vexed with me," faltered Katie, turning red and white, after her fashion, when ever so slightly exci ted, "but I am going to be married!" "To the lector?" "Yes," "God bless you Katie," murmured Bell. "Oh Katie, we huve both found ourdestinies!" And then she told her story and they were very happy together in the purple softness of .i... . :i:.i.. 'i'i. : ,.r i...:H i;r,. uie nviiiem. ilie boiiukhiuu men jut was lute, but it had come. JSADI.Y MIXKII. How lYlntler llltrierliiuk'g School Hooks (iot ( liioi-il. from tho Burllntftou Hnnkvye. It appears that during vacation Master Bil derback, having fallen behind in his studies last term, wns compelled, by his ma, to read his school books certain hours of the day, until he escaped that tyrunny by going out to his Uncle Keyser's farm. In order to make his study as light as possible, this ingenious boy had dissected, or rather skinned his books, and neatly inserted in their covers certains words of the most thrilling character known in modern literature. When he came back from the farm this transformation busi ness had entirely escaped his memory, and it was not even recalled when ho heard his mother tell the teachers, who called in hopes of learning that the bean had sprouted and crown into his brain und would probably terminate fatally, that he was the bet boy to study during vacation that she ever saw, anu would pore for hours over his books, and even seem anxious to get at them. Master Bilder- back had forgotten all about it, and only thought ll was some of his mother's foolish ness, of which he believed her to possess great stores. As lor the bean, the amazed teacher learned that it never was discovered, it never hart him a particle, and had just naturally ceased to be. And the teacher went sadly away moralizing over this case, nnd that of little Bzra Simpson, the best and most studi ous, and quietest, and most lovably boy in her school, who one day stumbled and ran the end of a slate pencil Into his nose and died the next day. And long, long after sho had got cut of sight of Bilderbuck's house, she could hear the hopeful Master Bilderback shouting "Shoot that hat!" and "Bull down your vest!" to gentlemen driving with their families or sweethearts, past that mansion. Dreadful boy, she thought, he will surely come to some bad end some day. Well, it was ouly the next day that when the reading class was called, Master Bilder back took his place tor the first tune, the boy next to him had no book, and as he was ciuleu first no just tool; jh aster JiiiueruacK s who turted to look on w ith the boys on the other side. Tho class was reading tho se lection lrom "Old Curiosity Shop," and a girl had Just finished reading the tender para graph, "She was dead. Dear, eentle, patient noblo Nell was dead. Her little bird a poor 'slight thing the persuce of a thing would have crushed Was sitting nimbly in its cage, and the strong heart of its child-mistress was mute aud motionless forever!" Imagine the fealings of tho teacher when the boy got up w ith Master Bildcrback's reader went on: "Black end ol the nethermost gloom, down to tli v craven soul thou Best," declaimed Manfred, the avenger, drawing his rapier, "Draw, malicnant hound, and die!" "Down, perjured fool! Villain and double- dyed traitor, down witn thy caititl lace in the dust. Dare'st thou defy me? Beast with a pig's head, thy doom is sealed!" exclaimed tho mvstic Knitrui, lurowinc up ins vizor, "Dost know me now ? I am the Mad Mun- cher of the Bazzarooks!" "Manfred, the avenger, dropped his blade at this terrible name, and'' The teacher caugh: her breath and stopped the boy. In tones ot forced calmness she asked what he was reading, and he told her it was Bilderbuck's reader, and looked in amazement at tho innocent scholastic books and the villainous interior, which was nothing less than "The Blood on the Celling; or the Death Track of the Black Snoozer." After requesting Master Bilderback to remain after school and explain, she called the next class- one in aritumatic. "Fisher." she said, "you may read and ana lyze the fourth problem." And Fisher, who was Budcrback's next Katmate, and had taken that young man's look by mistake, rose aud read: TTi! pnrttfwt lltll luhr. oh: That ever I illJ mw.iIi! Tbrrnell pv'KO'lf.oh! Ana eni h up lo eiory, mi: KIllWV. lullltCT. stir l)rcc lor gonlljaieu boiueilme " "In mercy's name," shrieked the poorteach- ct, "what have you got there ? ' And Invest iga tl n revealed the rather humiliating fact that when Mrs. Bilderback thought her young $na was pouring over mathematical problems, he u learning choice vocal selections out of "The Pull-Back Songster aud Ethiopian Glee Book." When the grammar class was called, the teacher asked some one to bring her a book. Mt.T Itilderback was the nearest and he handed her his, innocently enough, for he had bern busy with more projects than he coul I tell about in a week, since the arithmetic clas had gone down. The teacher was tired and listless with that wearying worry lonurc i,irh wunnh found in the school room, and she listlessly and mechanically opened the book to the place, and said: 1 ".Mamie, how do vou analyze aud parse this seiiteiice," and castlag her eyes on the page, she read : "Ol'er you don't vas got some clothes on, go on dark bluccs. oil' you please. Aind It?" Sho laid down tin.' book, and burst into hysterical tears, unable even lo exert her au thority to retain the mirth that burst out all . . 1 . L' I , , - .1 . t .. over the sctiooi room, one uismisscu me school, and had not sufficient energy to pun ish even Master liiliieri'UCK, ana mat young gentleman only carried home a note to his father, reciuest'ing that citizen and tax payer to reorganize his son's library before be sent him back to that palladium of our country's liberties, the public school. An HUtorlc I'liriwe tiinl;il. From Ihu San Francisco (I l.) Chronicle. Brpt. 111.) At the banquet of the Veterans of the Mex ican war, held on Tuesday evening, L. B. Mizner. of Solano, in tho course of an elo quent address, took occasion to correct it la- bricution which hau passeu inio wsumv, at tributing to General Taylor, the hero of Bue na Vistu, the slang admonition, "A little more grape, Captain Bragg." Such language was unworthy of the uiau nnd the historic mo ment, when the result of tho most desperate and memorable battle of the war was waver ing in the balance, and nothing, said Mr. Mizner, would have been more foreign to the character of General Taylor in his manner iu trying emergencies than such an exclama tion. "Holding the position of an interpre ter on the stall of General Taylor," said the speaker, "I was seated on my horse immed iately near him, when Captain Bragg dashed hurriedly up, saluted the General nnd repor ted : 'General, I shall have to fall back with my battery or lose it.' Several of his guns hud already been dismounted, a large part of his horses killed, and about thirty ot his men were prostrate on the heath. On rccciv ing tho report General Taylor turned on his horse and surveyed tho situatiou for u lew seconds he required no field-glass, for the scene of conflict was not far removed and the reply was, 'Captain Bragg, it is better to lose a battery than a battle.' This was the interview on which was based tho famous slang phrase that was ucyer uttered by the General to whom it was imputed. Captain Bragg returned to his battery with renewed determination, and by the efforts of that gal lant officer and his brave command the tide of battle was turned, and tho greatest victory of tne war was wou." Farms for Sale. In Fori). Vormllllon. Cnnmpnlin and Iioqtiol cnnntlot. I'rlce from Iii lo S4I) per oru. Term to ialt purclwseni. r'or turtlier Informtitlon i!ilre8 or cull on A. O. MOKRISS, bept. ll-3mo P.enl Ejtatc Agent, Paxton, Ford Co.. HI Improved Farm for Sale. Hnvlnff pmrnffed In the hurilwfire business. I will sflll my farm, lTin about four inlloa aoutlieant from Suneca, at a b.iriinln, and on reasonable tcrmn. Snld farm contains 12U aere.20of which la timber. School and market conve nient. Ooort lioimu.irooil cellar anil clutern. Good fcnees and good fruit. Enquire of .'uriiiiiiin t. t a iix-n i.1 . 11 I vrl.l U. IH I .nil.'!, deelJ-tf Seneca, La Salle Co., III. PUZ How to obtain a remedy which shall equal OUIl NONE-SUCH LUNG RELIEF in the confidence of the public as an infallible cure for wy and all Diseases of the -Throat or Lungs. Try but a single bottle, and you will never consent to be with out it. It is I'lcasant as Honey, bure as Quinine. Km Inn HK ALU. Aug. 21, ItSTa. City Pru Storo HENRY KOCH, hi ml Lock Sill. CABB AGE CUTTER Anc all other ntenslls made to order, and repairing done neatly ana on snort nonets. Model Making a Specialty. MitillHon Street, eor. Clinton, Ottawa, 111. August 38, 1375 ly mam Lawson's Curative TTAS been In use noun fifteen an. for t'.i XX. permanent and kim;Ivj euro t Aiimqlipm Mftiirnliril 5-: nnd! Inflammatory dNw. Kt. rn'"v n;- li,M it glvea immnliait r.'li fn:ii tln. 'I'l.en o;i.j iu two bottl" tiiki-n Internally lrt.mvo cuiv tai::: nf th diwiw. Wo liavo rnrril I:!ii:;: vi. 1 -!i nf FIPTKKN YKAti.H' STANIMMJ. win i- .ii i. l i remedies have faib'il. Wo havo m.l'u Ui out with iiilTuring from NEURALGIA, SCIATICA, Nt.TVOUS A7i? SICK HEADACHE, relieved from pain In few Imiri, tl. p. htm ' nrnlly curnl. so in nfl.-r jvnra I lie iUm-ht Ii.-i . i returned. Tin Curative, ilrilniv 'lie ii. ;..p in Wool that proilttee Uio ili-easo." 1; IT.Ti (I i.l.V is mlilieil of its tenors, nit It a 1 ;.!. 1' M . iv. Rt hand, s it destroys tlm vlnts nnd ! Hie formation of the poisonors .itrh . It I)YSI'KI"SI.,as it prevent in M i ii' v.;.. Ihe food and promotes illi;i'-ti !; '' hid appetite wbii It feel, relief i." i' i' : The Curative does vr cuntaix ' OK STtMl'LA NTS. M'OMiV !' IM'I-A ' I i- Ctl'MS aro cure! It a few njeui-.i,. . T ho have used it have told its itn-r:: h ::i s .-i- . terms titan we ha ever u-'d. I'riee IINK xt.l..Vll ll !( In I I'M'. i , . for sale liv your In ui.'i--. 'eti-l ti e will send yon a bottle hy i-xpress, p:- n.i,... LAVTSON CHEMICAL CO., CWl !. i:. R. THORNTON, CITY AUCTIONEER, No. 14 Court Street. A (fncrsl store, full of sll torts of soo'Is. With him Is sssoclste'l H. H. MATUM'K, reUhrated Auctioneer, who Is ih bent Id ths twt. Ksrmfrs' stock ssles sollclttd. ll parties sre lot sstuned. do chsrgr. gcttsttiios JOHN CROSS, (Successor to C. G. Lotzj BOOK BINDER And Blant Boot Mamifactiirer, La Salle St opposite the Court House. OTTAWA, ILLfS. tW Paper ruled to any desired pattern, aai 1'aperPotes sule.ta order ,J A A n A A.ENT8 wanted to sell SIX BelTB 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 . ret and ol rl tsim Wtvery. w w w w ErUUAIM BBOVTX. Lwn, Has. iBi Has wi1" ileU) anbrrtisrmrmis. MILLINERY HEADQUARTERS 137 Main St. The HUbsorlliers desire to call special attention to their New Arrivals of FALL IMF JUST KKCEIVED, INCLUDING Bonnets, Ribbons, Kid Gloves, Hats, Feathers, Flowers, Tidies, Hair Goods, Toilet Sets, Hose, Belts, &c, All of which have been personally selected by Mrs. Flazlttt, unit hotisht forcash. l.Rilles enn nly upon leitinz soino Uiln' uuw, liiahlouuble uuil tlitap. An early vail bullclU.il. MVS. IIAZLITT & MISS BASTIEN. O'.tawa. 111.. Sopt. ,'.-. 1HTS. A units Wanted for a Xew iiowr, PRESENT CONFLICT OK SCIKNCK WITH ItK.LMilON. M.nlirn Slvftlrlnn iivt on It nun tnmi'M. The whole wurM Is alive, to tho Contest, mid It' tne HlMe triumphs It must triumph elorionsly and forever. Written In a terse, clear anil rorclble style. J'rtntfd, Uliinratnl awl ftmcxl in th ,flnrt mimnfr. ltecommenileil by lemllnir thinkers and writers, and MU ill SiiiH. Steauy worn and f.o.xl lu - for Aijents, Touchers, Students, Milliliters, Young Men vr Women. For circulars, terms, 4c. address .1.0. Mot'L RDT & CO.. Publishers. (sepiS-'Jmo) Cincinnati, O.; Ciilcaxo. III.-, or bt. Louis, Mo. j IMITEI) lATAJ31tSlIlI. N'otlce Is hereby tlven, that the terms of ft limited part nrrslr.p which lias been snlered tulo by the underlined are as lollows: . . , ... Fit st. The name or firm under which the partaershlp Is to lie conducted shall lie "M. & A. Malcrhofer." .((. The ceueralnstureofthi'buslnesstobecondoC' ed Is the manufacture snd ssle ol Plows and other Agricul tural Implements, and the office and factory of the Urui aro In Ottawa. Illinois. t 77i(t'. The tlrtn Is to be composed ol Mathiiis Malerhofer and Allien Malerhoter, lioth of Ottawa, as the general part ners, and SUas W. Clieever, ol the same place, as the special '"li'oii. The amount of capital stock which tut sale! Silas W. Cheever nas contributed to the common stock Is Wtecu Thonsand Dollars. Mflli. The said partnership Is to continue lrom the 28tn day of September a. D. lsI5 until the tlrsidayol July, u. is;. and Is not to lie dissolved by the death ol any ot tlitt partners prior to said last mentioned time. In witness whereof the partners have esecnteil and riled In the offlee of tha Clerk of the County Court of La Salle county. III., a certificate. jSm ALBKKT MAlKllHOr EK, oct'-MlW 8. W.tTIEKVEK. SUMMARY. I have a large and complete stock of Drugs and Hook Iwout be beat in quality. I will tell at reasonaolo price K. V. 0K1GUS. umi mai . sn. TiienuMicrlher offers for sale, on rea F sonahle terms, the pillowing lauds aud tow n lols.iltua- ted In La Halle county, to wit: LANDS. JAcres-WW8WXof EWNEWSec.3 T.8J.B.8. H'- Acres- IS. ofcaaal) KVNKM Dec. IT, 1.88, B.S. WO Acres-SWX Bee. iii, T. si, it. s. lHtl Acres-NWK Bee. 117, T. a. K.S., TOWN LOTS Lots 5. 8, Blocks, State's Addition to Ottawa. UnrtjAot 11, Block 4, State's Addition to Ottawa. Lotsl, a, S. 4, 5, ft, , W. in Block 27. State's Add. to Ottawa. Lots 8, 9. 10. 11. 12. 13, 31. 2, Block 38, State's Addition. Lot. Block 88, State's Addition to Ottawa. Lot 13, Block 30. Ottawa Centre. The above will be sold for part cash down, snd the reside on time tosult purchasers. For further particulars apply to AlbertK. Dow.CanalOUlce.Ottawa.l llnols. Ottawa Msy lHW.-tf B. K.UOODELL. o SHAN Ac HAPKMAN, PHIITTBRB, Booksellers and Stationers, No 1H Ln Halle Street, West of the Court House Suoare. OTTAWA. ILLS. c UHI) 1KIXKH, WH I Ml", I?ezliuo and Euchr at iinters. ostiums tiapf map s. CEAN PEOPLE, Housekeepers, Builder Painters, remember that I keep lar'ee stock of nure lads, Paints. Oils. Varnishes,. fain Brushes, and all kinds of material for painting. I will no be undersold. E- GlllliOS. FIT 10 I'OCKWT MOOH MONNAIS AND BILL BOOKS, at POC5KWT IIO(KS,l'OIlT. nioivn, ai OSMAN & nAPKMAN F.D.SWEETSER, Dealer in and Manufacturers' AKcnt lor all the best Farming Implements Seeds and Wrapping Taper In the country. OTTAWA, ILLINOIS. fW Highest cash price paid for all kinds or Seeds, A full no of Taper Bags at Manutactnrer's Prices. auglt Blank Books, Office Stationery, Pocket Diaries, Wedding & Fancy Stationery, West of Court Hons Square. llliANK IIOI1KH HTATIOH EHV l AM AM) PKIM1NU lurnlshed promptly at resonatile imptly at irsonahl A Jt UAI'kMA. prices br UOOIl agents wanted. We want llTe men who desire to muke a business ol sell- "rTl-toryol Iowa," or "HlsUiry of Kanaa." or lll-tory i.. i ... ...1. -1 iit..n tn rima TerniorT on rnir new of Wlsconrln." or -History ol ine jnna.. wf" thene books are new and contain over HO enravtntrs. ou csBSelln" "f State History t- one of any otaer book. He elvs exclusive territory, liberal commission, ete. 6en l for private terms sample pages, circulars, etc, 10 the office nearest you. Aduress, 11. B. Rl KLL & CO., rbllshr, ocUfi 4W Or. IMS MI.ES, om. Sealed Proposals. Sealed proposals win be received by the ond;rs?ned nn ttt the Sib of November, for the delivery of m tons of CeaU more or less, at mel oonty Asylum. Baid proposals iV.t state to price per too. weighed on the comity .ralra. rndiobTf!rt Pfroradirt. aod accepted by the Warden of tw ronntv Uoose. I,, n. JA,.Kso.( oetl w 8Bperttidntof County Asylum. 1SOCK KT I0K.. The nnestfia(Usb,Ger PM al A-ertcan Po ,ke Boos.. nkpK IND KEAMNCJ. PSYCHOMANCV, FAS rlMtloa.Koal t harwloc. Meiierlm stml MATTlace battle. bnwmf k.w eMber sex may fwlnate and "yl th. uyw .ad aflrettoa ef sry persna they cboo In taatly PP Hy mall s; muV Uat k. I tS. na birret. nulaosia.- Siaj Ml FaacyMs