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[Continued from first J>ogc.] of most of the Europeans in the camp, though several of the provincials were seen to handle it, not only without fear, but with the utmost familiarity. A larjfe civil-cocked hat, like those worn by clergymen within the last thirty years, surmounted the whole, furnish ing dignity to a good-natured and somewhat vacant countenance, that apparently needed such artificial aid, to support the gravity of some high and extraordinary trust. While the common herd stood aloof, ia deference to the quarters of Webb, the figure we have described stalked into the centre of tjie domestics, freely expressing his conjures or commenda tions on the meritsmf the horses, as by chance they censured or satisfied his judgment. t "This beast, I rather conclude, friend, is not of home raising, but is from foreign lands, or perhaps from the little island itself, over the blue water I” he said, in a voice as remark able for the softness and sweetness of its tones, as was his person for its rare proportions: “I may speak of these and be no braggart; for I have been down at both havens; that which is situate at the mouth of Thames, and is named ‘Haven,’ with the addition of the word ‘New;’ and have seen the snows and brigantines collecting their droves, like the gathering to the ark, being outward bound to the Island of Jamaica, for the purpose of barter and traffic in four-footed animals; but never before have I beheld a beast which verified the true scripture war horse like this: “He paweth the valley, and rejoiceth in his strength ; he goeth on to meet the armed men. Ho saith among the trumpets, Ha, ha; and he smelleth the battle afar off, and the thnnder of the captains and the shout ing.’ It would seem the stock of the horse of latkel has descended to our own time; ytould it not, friend f” Receiving bo reply to this extraor dinary appear, which in truth as it was delivered with the vigor of full and so norous tones, merited some sort of notice, ho who had thus sung forth the language of the holy book turned to the silent figure to whom ho had un wittingly addressed himself, and found a new and more powerful subject of admiration in the object that encounter ed his gaze. His eyes fell on the still, upright and rigid form of the “Indian runner,” who had borne to the camp the unwelcome tidings of the preceding evening. Although in a state of per fect repose, and apparently disregard ing, with characteristic stoicism, the exciteim,; ' and bustle around him, there was a sullen fierceness mingled with the quiet of the savage, that was likely to arrest the attention of much more Experienced eyes than those which now scanned him, in unconceal ed amazement. The native bore the tomahawk and knife of his tribe; and yet his appearance was not altogether that of a warrior. On the contrary, there was an air of neglect about his person, like that which might have proceeded from great and recent exer tion, which he had not yet found lei sure to repair. The colors of the war paint had blended in dark confusion about his fierce countenance, and ren dered his swarthy lineaments still more savage and repulsive, than if art had attempted an effect, which had been thus produced by chance. His eye, alone, which glistened like a fiery star amid lowering clouds, was to be seen in its state of native wildness. For a single instant, his searching and yet glance, met the wondering look of the other, and then, changing its direc tion, partly in cunning, and partly in disdain, it remained fixed, as if pene trating the distant air. It is impossible to say what unlooked for remark this short and silent com munication, between two such singu lar men, might have elicited from the white man, had not his active curiosity been again again drawn to other ob jects. A general movement amongst the domestics, and a low sound of gen ,. thrvoices, announced the approach of those whose presence alone was want ed to enable the cavalcade to move. The simple admirer of the war-horse instantly fell back to a low, gaunt, switch-tailed mure, that was uncon sciously gleaning the faded herbage of the camp nigh by; where, leaning with one elbow on the blanket that concealed an apology for a saddle, he became a spectator of the departure, while a foal was quietly making its morning repast on the opposite side of the same animal. A young man, in the dress of an officer, who conducted to their steeds two females, who as it was apparent by their dresses, were prepared to encount er the fatigues of a journey in the woods. One, and she was the most juvenile in her appearance though both were young, permitted glimpses of her dazzling complexion, fair golden hair, / ' and bright blue eyes, to be caught as she artlessly suffered the morning air to blow aside the green veil which de scended low from her beaver. The flush I which still lingered above the pines in the western sky, was not more bright nor delicate than the bloom on her ;, nor was the opening day more oheenng than the animated smile which she bestowed on the youth, as he assisted her her into the saddle. The other, who appeared to share equally in the attentions of the young officer, concealed her charms from the gaze of the soldiery with a care that seemed better fitted,to the experience of four or five additional years. It could be though moulded with the same exquis ite proportions, of which none of the graces were lost by the travelling dress she wore, was rather fuller and more mature than that of her companion. No sooner wore these females seated, than their attendant sprang lightly into the saddle of the war-horse, when the whole three bowed to Webb, who in courtesy awaited their parting on ;he threshold of his cabin, and turn ing their horses heads, they proceeded at a slow amble, followed by their train towards the northern entrance of the encampment. As they traversed the short distance, not a voice was heard amongst them; but a slight exclamation proceeded from the younger of the fe males, as the Indian runner glided by her, unexpectedly, and led the way along the military road in her front. Though this sudden and startling move ment of the Indian produced no sound from the other, in the surprise, her veil was allowed to open its folds, betray ing a look of pity, admiration, and horror, as her dark eye followed the easy motions of the savage. The tress es of this lady were shining and black like the plumage of the raven. Her complexion was not brown but it rather appeared charged with the color of the rich blood, that seemed ready to burst its bounds. And yet there was neither coarseness nor want of shadowing in \ countenance that was exquisitely regular anil dignified, and surpassing ly beautiful. She smiled, as if in pity at her own momentary forgetfulness, discovering by the act a row of teeth that would have shamed the purest ivory; when, replacing the veil, she bowed her face, and rode in silence like one whoso thoughts were abstract ed from the scene around her. CHAPTER 11. Sola, sola, wo ca, ho, sola! —Shakfpeare. While one of the lovely beings we have so curiously presented to the reader was thus lost in thought, the other quickly recovered from the alarm which induced the exclamation, and, laughing at her own weakness, she inquired of the youth who rode by her side, — “Are such spectres frequent in the woods, Heyward; or is this sight an especial entertainment in our behalf I If the latter, gratitude must close our mouths; but if the former, both Cora and I shall have need to draw largely on that stock of hereditary courage which wo boast, even before wo are made to encounter the redoubtable Montcalm.” “Yon Indian is a ‘runner’ of the army; and after the fashon of his peo ple, he may be accounted a hero,” re turned the officer. “He has volunteer ed to guide us to the lake, by a path but little known, sooner than if wo follow ed the tardy movements of the column ; and, by consequence, more agreeably.” “I like him not,” said the lady, shud dering, partly in assumed, yet more in real terror. “You know him, Duncan, or you would not trust yourself so freely to his keeping ?” “Say, rather, Alice, that I would not trust you. Ido know him, or he would not have my confidence, and least of all at this moment. He is said to be a Canadian, too ; and yet be served with our friends, the Mohawks, who, as you know, are one of the six allied nations.* Ho was brought amongst us, as I have heard, by some strange accident in which your father was interested, and in which the savage was rigidly dealt by; but I forget the idle tale; it is enough he is now our friend.” “If ho has been my father’s enemy I like him still less I” exclaimed the now really anxious girl. “Will you not speak to him, Major Heyward, that I may hear his tones 1 Foolish though it may be, you have often heard me avow my faith in the tones of the human voice!” “It would be in vain ; and answered most probably, by an ejaculation. Though he may understand it, ho af fects, like uioirt of his people, to be ig norant of the English ( ugd least of all will he condescend to speak 1( now, that the war demands the utmost exer cise of his dignity. But he stops; the private path by which we are to jour ney, is doubtless, at hand.” The conjecture of Major Heyward was true. When they reached the spot where the Indian stood, pointing into the thicket, that fringed the mili tary road, a narrow and blind path, which might, with some little incon venience, receive one person at a time, became visible, “Here, then, lies ntir way,” said the young man, in a low voice. Manifest no distrust, or you may invite the dan ger you appear to apprehend." “Cora, what think you ?" asked the reluctant fair one. “If we journey with the troops, though wo may find their presence irksome, shall we not feel better assurance .of utiif safety t” “Being little accustomed to the practices of the savages, Alice, you *Tl>cre existed for a long time a confedera tion aiming the Indian trilies which occupied the north-western i<arf of fhe colony of New York, which was at first known u> the “Five Nations.” At a later day it admitted another tribe, when the apiicllation was changed to that of the “Six Nations." The original con federation consisted of the Mohawks, the Oneidas, the Senecas, tin? Cayugas, and the Onondngoes, The sixth tribe was (lip Tusca roras. Tlicre are remnants of all these people still living on lands secured to them by the State; hut they are daily disupi>earing, either by deaths, or by removals to scenes more con genial to their habits. In a short time there will be no remains of these extraordiary peo ple in thosqregions in which they dwelt for centuries, but'tholr names. The State of New York lias counties named after all of them but the Mohawks and the Tusearoras, Jlio sec ond river of that State is called the Mohawk. . 'l ■ mistake the place of real danger,” i said Heyward. If enemies have i reached the portage at all, a thing by * no means probable, as our scouts arc abroad, they will surely be found skirt ing the columns where scalps abound the most. The route of the detach ment is known, while ours having been determined within,the hour, must still be secret.” “Should we distrust the man because his manners are not our manners, and that his skin is dark ?” coldly asked Cora. Alice hesitated no longer; but giv ing her Narraganset* a smart cut of the whip, she was the first to dash aside the slight branches of the bushes and to follow the runner along the dark and tangled pathway. The man regarded the last speaker in open admiration, and even permitted her fairer, though certainly not more beautiful companion to proceed un attended, while ho sedulously opened the way himself for the passage of her who has been called Cora. It would seem that the domestics had been pre viously instructed ; for instead of pen etrating the thicket, they followed the route of the column ; a measure which Heyward stated had been dictated by the sagacity of their guide, in order to diminish the marks of their trail, if, haply, the Canadian Savages should be lurking so far in advance of their array. For many minutes the intrica cy of the route admitted of no further dialogue ; after which they emerged from the broad border of under-brush which grow along the line of the high way, and entered under the high, but dark and gloomy arches of the forest. Hero their progress was less interrupt ed ; and the instant the guide po-iceived that the females could command their steeds, ho moved on, at a pace between a trot and a walk, and at a rate that kept the sure-footed and peculiar ani mals they rode, at a fast yet easy amble. • The youth had turned to speak to the dark-eyed Cora, when the distant sounds of horses’ hoofs, clattering over the roots of the broken way in his rear, caused him to check his chargor; and as his companions drew their reins at the same instant, the whole party camo to a halt, in order to obtain an explanation of the unlooked-for interruption. In a few moments a colt was seen gliding, like a fallow deer, amongst the straight trunks of the pines, and, in j another instant, the person of the un j gainly man, described in the preceding chapter, came into view, with as much rapidity as he could excite his meagre beast to endure without coming to an open rupture. Until now, this person age had escaped the observation of the travellers. If he possessed the power to arrest any wandering eye when exhibiting the glories of his altitude on foot, his equestrian graces were still more likely to attract atten tion. Notwithstanding a constant application of his one-armed heel to the flanks of the mare, the most con firmed gait he could estabish was a Canterbury gallop with the hind legs, in which those more forward assisted for doubtfgl moments, though gonor ■ ally content to maintain a loping trot. Perhaps the rapidity of the changes from one of these paces to the other created an optical illusion, which might thus magnify the powers of the , beast; for it is certain that Heyward, who possessed a true eye for the merits of a horse, was uuable with his utmost ingenuity, to decide by what sort of . movements his pursuer worked his sinuous way on his footsteps with such persevering hardihood. The industry and movement of the rider were not less remarkable than those of the ridden, At each change in the evolutions of the latter, the for mer raised his tall person in the stir , nips; prodcuing in his manner, by the undue elongation of his legs, such sud den growths and tliuiinishings of th ; stature, as baffled every conjecture | that might be made as to his dimen sions. If to this be added the fact, in ■ j consequence of the rr parte application | of the spur, one side of the mare ap | peared to journey faster than the other; i and that the aggrieved flank was re j solutely indicated by uiuemittcd fioiir i ishes of a bushy tail, we finish the pic- I ture of both horee and man. The frown which had gathered . around the handsome, open, and manly brow of Heyward, gradually relaxed, and his lips curled into a slight smile, , as he regarded the stranger. Alice made no very powerful effort to con trol her merriment; n,,cj even the dark , thoughtful eye of Cora lighted with a humor that, it would seem, the habit, , rather than the nature, of its mistress repressed, “Seek you any here I” demanded Heyward, when the other had arrived sufficiently nigh to abate his speed ; “I trust you are no messenger of evil tid ings.” i “Even so,” replied the stranger, making 41JJjfU)( use of his triangular castor, to produce u nutation in the I close air of the woods, and leaving his hearers in doubt as to which of the ■ young man’s questions he responded; ' when, however, he had cooled his ’ face and recovered hjs he con tinued | 1, 1 hear that you are riding to , William Henry; a lam journeying thitherward myself, I concluded that good company would seem consistent to the wulws of both parties.” [To be wmiilWUX).] i Jn the State of Rhode Island there Is a bay called Narraganset, so named after a powci fill ■ tritio of Indians which formerly dwelt on its banks. Accident, or one of those unnccount ; aide freaks which nature sometimes plays in the animal world, gave rise to a breed of horse? which were once well known in Amo V lea by the name of the Narragansets. They were small, commonly of the color called sorrel In America, and distinguished by their habit of pacing. Horses of this race were, and arc still, in much request as saddle horses, on account of their hardiness ami the ease of their movements. As they wore also sure of foot, the Narragansets were greatly sought for by females who were obliged to travel over j the roots and holes in the “now countries.” A GIRL S LETTER. Dear Lpulie; I know you will for give me. you dear, sweet darling girl, for not writing since yesterday, but you know I went canoeing this morning, and just after I returned we went to Lena Randolph’s Jordan’s pond pionio and stayed all day. Lena is just too awfully sweet tor anything to me, on account of Mr. Rathbone. He is the one I wrote you about Thursday even ing. Do you know, he has the loveliest eyes I think I ever saw—except Archie's, of course. Ry tho way, I quite forgot to tell you that Archie and Carrie Van Salmon must have had a quarrel, for yesterday he sat smoking a cigarette on the piazza when she was not twenty feet away, and ho did not go up to even speak to her for at least a quarter ol an hour. And then ho rushed up and pre tended ho had not seen her, and they went down to the rocks together, and she kept him there until a half an hour after his engagement with me. Isn’t she just the must odious girl, Lurlie? Of course I would have been furious, but Mr. Rathbone came up ten minutes before the hour, and 1 really forgot all about my engagement with Archio until he reminded me of it. Mr. Rath bone is just the loveliest man here. Ho is tall and slender and plays tennis and has dark eyes and the sweetest white flannel suits you ever saw, Lurlie. We talked about love at first sight, and ho said that with his passionate, southern nature, to love a woman at all was to love her madly, wildly, absolutely, the first time he saw her. And then ha looked away from me with such a dreamy, poetic, far-off look that 1 posi tively felt a thrill go through me until papa came up and asked whose pug that was fighting with the yellow dog in front of tho telegraph office. Just as if Mr. Rathbone was really looking at a dog fight while talking so to me) He has such a sad expression in his eyes, too, Lurlie. I am sure he has a his tory. What a dreadfully heartless woman sho must have been—don’t you think so, Lurlie? Mamie says that Lulu Savage, who is from Richmond, you know, told her that Mr. Rathbone fell regularly in lovo with every new girl he met, but I know that Lulu Sav age has always been saying something malicious about everybody over since Paul Heman snubbed her and engaged himself to May Livingston—hasn't she, Lurlie? But I.haven’t told you about the picnic! Yon see it was very small —only three buckboards and Archie’s dog-cart. There was Lena Randolph and that horrid little Gregory Jones— he gave a lunch in her honor on his new yacht, last Tuesday, you know; — Maude Holcombe and Harry Forbes— tho way ho carries on with her is just breaking Mamie’s heart; —Lulu Savage and Arthur Penwright—ho is from Chicago, you know, but they say lie is rich; —Alicia Woodland and Charlie Hattan —Alicia is a Baltimore girl and the men just rave about her complexion. I wish she’d wash her face and lot mo see it! Then there were Stetson Bos well and Gertrude Bliss, Gordon Rob inson and old Miss Peplow, Dr. Allyn and Miss Andrews—sho is an English girl and perfectly lovely—and Mr. and Mrs. Bliss chaperoned us—hasn't sho tho vilest cackle for a lough you over heard, Lurlie? It nearly drove me wild. Of course I expected to go with Archie, but do ypu know what that Carrie Von Salmon did? She got Archie toitako her oil' for a little ride about a half hour before the picnic started, and kept him dawdling around tho Indian camp buying baskets ami getting her fortune told until every body was getting into the buckboard, and of course my partner was absent. Well, as I hadn’t made a positive en gagement with Archie, I was able to ask Mr. Rathbone. Just as we took our seals, up drove Archio, and ho ex plained that hjs watch must hove been fifteen minutes slow, but 1 know Carrie Van Salmon set it back, for I noticed the other day she held it while he was climbing tho rocks at Great Hoad. She did look too malignantly happy for anything when they drove up, and she had the audacity, when sho heard that Archio and I had a half engagement to go together, to insist on my taking her place in the uj,g-cart. But of course I smiled and looked indifferent, and said it was all right, though I could have bitten her head off—couldn’t yon, Lurlie? I wasn't so much disappointed, after all, because Mr 1 . Rathbone was with mo, and the way his great, dark, splendid eves lighted up when he saw tho matter settled, made me positively happy. I wish you could see him, Lurlie. When we got to Jordan’s pond over that dreadful humpy road, we went out rowing in some miserable little leaky boats, and Mr. Rathbone told mo his first name was Cecil —isn’t that sweet— and said lie thought Gwendolyn tho most rapturously musical name ho over heard, and ho begged mo to let him call mo Miss Gwendolyn—when wo were alone, of course—and I said I would, and lie looked up at the blue sky with that soft, dreamy expression, repented my name in a whisper to himself, and then asked me if I would caro very much if ho smoked a cigarette. Then, after he lit tho cigarette, ho said I re minded him of a poem by Owen Mere dith, “Madame La Marquise,” and ho was just going to tell me why, when that vile little Gregory Jones'hooted out to us from shore that lunch was ready, and of course wo had to go back and cat stuffy old sandwiches and pickles under a tree, and 1 had fourteen caterpillars and three bugs drop right down my back, and Mr. Rathbone was so busy picking them off that ho couldn’t eat anything hut some hard boiled eggs and a little cake. Archio wasn’t there, but Maude Halcombo told juc that he went mountain climbing with Mamie and Charlie Hattan god Carrie Van Salmon. Tliey had not returned when our buck-hoard left, and so I must wait until I soo Mamie before I can tell you wha thov did. Mr. Rathbone and I ♦ * * * Mamma lias just interrupted mo tosoy chat tho lost buckboard has returned, i and that we must go down to supper, j Good-bye, darling Lurlie, for a litUp j while. Gwen. —What do you think! Mamie rushed up to tell me that immediately after they left the place, Carrie Van Salmon managed to get with Archie and when half way up the mountain they sat down to rest and Mamie didn't sea them iu/sin-untsi tlmvall crat. p- T io tn®-SWitooMxn .nature says sne has something else to tell me just as soon as sho finishes supper. I am nearly wild to know. O. P S.—Mr. Cecil Randolph has just sent up the loveliest knot of pink water lilies with only his card. I must hurry | and arrange them to wear at the hop ! to-night G. P S.—Cecil—Mr. Randolph. I mean, has just asked me to dance the german with him. If it wasn’t that I know Archie is dying to explain himself 1 would accept. G, P S.—Mamie has just come—come in and says—says • * Mamie says that Arch—oh I I cannot * ' G." 8 p.m.— Deal Lurlie; Poor Gwen is suffering very much with a headache, and asked me to add a postscript to her letter. She wishes me to say that Mr. Archibald Ten Broeck’s engage ment to Miss Van Salmon was con fidentially announced to my mother this evening by Mrs. Van Salmon She I w ill eagerly receive you on Monday at the dock. Although she feels quite badly, she has accepted to dance the the german this evening with Mr. Cecil Randolph and 1 must help her to dress. I am sorry I leave Monday before yon arrive, but we will meet in Cnmpobello Yours in haste, Bat Harbor, Me. Mamie. A GOOD TIME 'WITHOUT THE MEN. Laramie Boomerang. There were five ol them, and as the retailer of this gossip approached tho group lie heard one of them say "we’ll have a jolly time, sure.” Inquiry re vealed the fact that they wore arrang ing for a picnic to take place next week—a picnic, too, without any gen tlemen. ’Yon do not suppose,” said one girl, “that men are always wanted. We have a much better time without them, and we don’t quarrel or conic home hating each other or burning with jealousy, as we would if men were around.” “And,” said another, “we don’t have to worry whether the freckles on our nose show, or if our bangs are just so. We can have a goes!, jolly time ” “I should think it would be rather stupid” observed tho male mem ber of the party. “Not a bit of it,” re plied the pretty captain. “At least I do not think so, although some of tho girls of our party may. One gets tired of men’s society occasionally, you know. You can’t be exactly natural in a man’s society, no matter how hard you may try. Women are all tho time trying to please men by their appearance and conversation, even if they are the man’s grandmother, and it is such a relief to get rid of them for one day, even though we are fond of them.” It re mains to be seen whether tho dear creatures really carry out the project. HOW A CLEARED ITS THROAT. Wheeling Register. A few days ago tho familiar roar of the great natural curiosity of Washing ington county, tho MeGngan gas-well, suddenly ceased. The deafening noise was so conspicuous by its absence that many persons gathered at the well and wondered if the groat natural gas re tort had suddenly collapsed. In fifteen minutes after the stoppage a peculiar and fearful noise issued from the depths of tho McGugan, like the gurgling gasps of some imprisoned monster. Then some particles of gravel made their appearance at tho vent. Follow ing this came an upward rush of gas, gravel, sand and mud, that blew the casing one hundred feet into the air and sent tho gravel clear out of sight, to return in such a pelting storm of stony hail as made tho countrymen flee to the hillsides. Having cleared its throat the well settled down to its usual tremendous How of gas, but tho noise of tho escaping vapor was louder than be fore and can bo distinctly heard in Washington. A RELIC OR THE DARK AGES. Chicago Tribune Special. In a wifo-boating case which came before Judge Hughes, in St. Thomas, Ontario, his honor acquitted tho de fendant and laid it down as part of tho law that a husband possesses tho un doubted right to personally chastise his wife when he deems she deserves it. Tho judge said: “At common law a man has a right to resort to the moder ate correction of his wife for her mis behavior, but not that I am awaro of to turn her out or jock her out of doors. She is entitled to tho protection of his domicile even if ho takes her. in and administers proper castigation for her faults. It is not, however, for magis trates or courts to step in and interfere with the rights of a husband in ruling over his own household.” PREFERREDTUE NECKTIE. “Oath” in Philadelphia Times. Emery Storrs, the xepartoplst, tells a story of a gentleman who bought a bill of goods for $1,500. The firm being suspicious of their customer put SOOO on the usual prices. Tho customer could only raise sl.‘-!00, which was tho regular rate, the rest being in excess. He said ho would give his note for tho remainder, and they took it. Then ho said lie was in the habit of receiving a present on making so largo a bill. They gave him a necktie. Ho bitterly objected to such a mean little present. The proprietors then concluded to pre sent him wifti his note for the SOOO. He took it with a look of cunning, and then said: “Well, Mr. Alexanders, I think I will prefer the necktie, if it’s just tho same to you.’’ HAD NO os AND RACTERIA Now York Times. M. Barthelemoy has studied the de velopment of a good many eggs laid by hens suffering from a poultry cholera. None of the chicks hatched from tho eggs came to perfection, and the blood was found to be actually swarming with bacteria. WEAELLVaS EXCL UDED. Girls in bad health are not admitted to Wellesley college. All applicants are submitted to a medical examination, to exclude weaklings. RAILROADS AND SUITPINO. | Philadelphia Record. The value of British shipping is sl,- 000,000,000: valve of British railroads, $3,700,01)0,000; value of American rail roads’, $0,300,000,000. Great Britain herself, tho queen of marine commerce, finds her railroad investment, trebles that in shipping, while our railroad , plant nearly doubles in value that of j tho mother country. ROB THE “PIE CLERK." Chicago Herald, Some time ago a dispatch was sent from St. Louis to Memphis, addressed ! to “James Giles, pie clerk, steamer i Magenta.” There was no man named Giles on tho boat, and tho message was not delivered, whereby a lawsuit en sued. Tho person meant was James i Gilespie, clerk of the Magenta. PRODIGALITY PICKED BARB. THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE A HOE COW CAVE OP PAUPERS. "Gath" iu Philadelphia Times, Bankers stand very close to other kinds of gamblers in cur day. I have nearly as much respect for the business of the man who spins the roulette mar ble and deals the faro pack as for the modern New York manipulator of stocks. Time was when brokers awaited and executed orders and ex tracted their commission, but that was before they lay in wait for simple men, abused friendship, lay across the path of the innocent and unwary, entrapped such as had trusts or hard-earned sav | ings and desolated homes and commu nities. If it was proper I could pull the roof off many a fair habitation and show the agony there of speculation implanted by some cunning broker. Yonder is a man living on the sale of hie wife’s jewels, millions gone, trusts outraged, families made paupers and all the possibilities of the very poor, from sin to crime, enmeshing Hint no ble household. He trusted a broker with everything and having gotten it the broker wants his character now to repair his own. Here are two hotel-keepers with out ward prosperity, both slaves to debt from speculative losses; enemies, yet equals in misfortune; the worm is at their hearts. Yonder is a man making shoes in a i'euitentiary; he robbed his band to feed his broker, who is at large and sleek and philosophic. Let things lie called by their right names. Many of these prowling brok ers are wolves. The meanest passion is avarice; ib lowest form is gambling. I asked a business man and bank director not long ago if he thought stock broking could bo an honest bust ness. Thinking a moment, my aged acquaintance replied: “Hardly. When a man becomes a broker he asks his friend to do busi ness with him. He must know that to lead them into speculation is to lead them into danger. I couldn't do it and feel right.” Among the happy results of our time is the ruin of the stock-broking class. The Now York Stock Exchange is a hollow cave of paupers. They yell to cohoes;they roar to no purpose; they have played tricks on their customers and picked prodigality bare. Instead of $30,000 their seats will drop to $3,000 a piece and bo dear at that. PUB VENT ION OE’SJUT WRECKS. A correspondent of L’Eloctricite makes a suggestion for prevention of shipwrecks. It is to attach chains at a certain depth parallel to our most dan gerous coasts. The position of these being indicated on maps, ships driven towards the shore would have one chance more of safety, where the anchors would not hold on the bottom. Miscellaneous Advertisements. Nerve-Life and Vigor - RBSTOnED.- |>-h This ent shows the £3 jggm&M Howard Electric §3 TnWrT Magnetic Shield an applied over the Kid , -j R •>** and Nervo-vital pg M centers. Tno only op- JjJ* unco made that If the body, and the t A pat only one needed to ■ 1 I n POSITIVELY CURB K 1 r .F, I Kidney i I 1 It lie lllliutlttlll, 1% OF THE f I) yspepsiu, the worst cases of Tfj ft I* A S 3 i Nominal Weak hK* i iiesa, Kxlinun (ion, linpoten eac7lfnd\VeaU. V D< neaaoftheUiino ' u.- W UeuUal Organ*. [Patented Feb. 35, 1879.] ■■ YOUNG MEN, from early Indiscretion, lack nerve force and fail to attain strength. MIDDLE-AGED MEN often lack vigor, attrlbut* Ing it to the piGgros* of /oars. The MOTHER, WIFE arid MAID, suffering from Female Weakness, Nervous Debility and other ail* ments, will llnd it the only cure. To one and all we say that the Shield gives a nat* ural aid in a natural way WITHOUT DRUGGING THE STOMACH. Warranted Olio Voar, and lho best appliance made. Illustrated Pamphlet, THREE TYPES OP MEN. also Pamphlet for Ladles only, sent on receipt ol 6c, sealed; unsealed, FREE. 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